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Second Hand Play


West

Pass
North
1 NT
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S A Q 5 3
H J 8 4
D A Q 3
C K 6 2
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 E
9 N
10 S
Lead
S 2
H J
H A
C J
D 9
S 3
H 10
D 8
S 5
C 8
2nd
A
2!
C 4
5!
K!
6!
D 4
10
10
7
3rd
7
K
4
2
A
H 3
8
J
H 6
K
4th
4
5
7
3
5
8
Q
Q
9
A
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
7 1
8 1
8 2
S J 9 8 2
H 5
D K J 7 4
C Q 7 5 4
TableS K 10 7 6
H Q 7 2
D 8 6 5
C A 9 3
Bidding
Defense 
Response to 1 NT
When to cover honor
S 4
H A K 10 9 6 3
D 10 9 2
C J 10 8
4 H by South7 top tricksWin the high trumpdown 1 -50


West

2 NT
3 H
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 H
3 D
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 8 6
H Q J 10 2
D K 10 2
C 8 7 4
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 S
9 W
Lead
S 4
H 7
H A
C 3
D 9
C 5
D 5
S J
D 8
2nd
K
2!
S 2
J!
K!
10
2
A
10
3rd
8
K
3
Q
A
A
J
6
3
4th
3
9
10
4
4
7
Q
7
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
7 1
7 2
S A K 9
H 7 6 3
D 9 8 5
C A Q 9 2
TableS 7 3
H A K 8 5 4
D A J 6 3
C 5 3
Bidding
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
When to split honors
When to cover honor
S J 10 5 4 2
H 9
D Q 7 4
C K J 10 6
4 H by East8 top tricksLose 2 trump tricksdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 NT
2 H
East

Pass
Pass
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 6 5 4
H K J 10 3
D A 8 3
C A K J
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 N
6 W
7 S
Lead
C 9
S 4
H 9
C 8
S 6
C 4
D J
2nd
2
8!
Q!
10
10
J
4!
3rd
6
K
K
3
Q
5
3
4th
K
2!
A
A
A
Q
K
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
4 3
S A 3 2
H Q 8 2
D Q 9 4
C 7 6 4 3
TableS J 10 8
H A 7 6 5
D K 6 5
C 9 8 5
Bidding
Defense
 
Stayman convention
When to split honors
When to cover honor
S K Q 9 7
H 9 4
D J 10 7 2
C Q 10 2
2 NT by North4 top tricksLose 3 more tricksdown 1 -50


West
2 NT
Pass
North
Pass
Pass
East
6 NT
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 5 4
H 10 7 2
D 9 8 7 4 3
C 7 4
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 S
8 E
9 W
10 W
11 W
12 E
Lead
D 4
H Q
C 3
S J
C 10
S 2
S 8
C J
C 9
D A
D Q
H J
2nd
J
3!
6
K!
2
4
H 8
5
D 7
8
9
K!
3rd
2
6
A
A
K
9
5
Q
S 6
6
K
A
4th
10
2
7
3
4
Q
10
D 3
8
5
S 7
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
11 1
S J 2
H A 9 8 6
D A Q 10
C A K Q 9
TableS A 10 9 6
H Q J 5
D K J 6
C J 10 3
Bidding

Defense 
Opening 2 NT & response
Slam decision
When to cover honor
S Q 8 7 3
H K 4 3
D 5 2
C 8 6 5 2
6 NT by West9 top tricksLose the last trickdown 1 +100


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