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Second Hand Play II


West

2 H
3 NT
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 D
2 NT
South
1 S
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 2
H Q 8 6 4
D Q 9 8 3
C 10 9 8
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 N
6 W
7 W
8 N
9 E
10 W
11 W
Lead
S J
S 2
H 10
H J
C 10
H 9
H 5
C 9
D 6
H 7
D J
2nd
4
A!
K!
Q
3
6
8
A
10
D 8
Q
3rd
Q!
7
A
2
J!
S 9
D 5
4
K
C 5
A
4th
3
5
4
3
K
D 2
D 4
2
3
S 8
S 10
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S 6 5 4
H A J 9 7 5
D K J
C K 7 2
TableS A 9 3
H 10 2
D A 7 6 5
C A 6 5 3
Bidding

Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Rebid after 2-over-1
Unblocking play
When to cover honor
S K J 10 8 7
H K 3
D 10 4 2
C Q J 4
3 NT by East6 top tricksLose the restdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 C
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 NT
2 D
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K J 5
H A Q 8 2
D 10 9 4 3
C 10 7
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 W
5 E
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 E
10 N
11 N
Lead
S 2
H 9
C 10
S 6
C 9!
H 10
D 10
C 5
S 3!
H 8
D 4
2nd
5
K!
Q!
J
J
J!
7
S 7
C 2
S 4
8
3rd
9
A
K
Q
3
Q
K
D 3
10
4
A
4th
A
3
A
8
7
5
2
6
K
6
6
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S 10 7 6 2
H K J 7 6
D J 6 2
C A 3
TableS Q 9 4 3
H 5 3
D Q 8 7
C Q 9 8 6
Bidding
Defense
 
Stayman convention
Third-hand play
When to cover honor
S A 8
H 10 9 4
D A K 5
C K J 5 4 2
3 NT by South5 top tricksLose the restdown 1 -100


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 C
3 C
East

Pass
AP
South
1 D
2 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 4 3
H A 5 2
D J 2
C A J 8 7 6 3
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 E
8 N
Lead
S 2
C 10
D J
C 2
S 7
H J
S 8
C 6
2nd
K
K!
K!
5
A
4!
5
Q
3rd
9
A
A
8
J
2
Q
D 4
4th
3
4
3
9
4
K
C 3
D 7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
S Q J 9
H Q 9 8 4
D Q 8 7 3
C K 5
TableS 10 8 7 2
H K 7 3
D K 9 6
C Q 9 4
Bidding
Play

Defense 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Finessing technique
Combine chances
When to cover honor
S A K 6 5
H J 10 6
D A 10 5 4
C 10 2
3 C by North8 top tricksWin 3 more tricksdown 1 -50


West
1 NT
2 D
3 NT
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
2 C
2 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 7 3
H J 10 7 6
D 8 4 2
C K 8 4
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 S
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 E
10 N
11 S
12 S
Lead
H 6
S 9
D 6
S 2
S 8!
D 7
D Q
D 3
C 3
H J
S 5
H 2
2nd
3
K!
5
3
C 2
10
8
C 4
9
Q?
H 8
3rd
9!
A
A
J
7
K
9
J
Q
A
C 8
4th
K
6
2
Q
10
4
C 5
C 7
K
4
4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
7 3
7 4
S 9 2
H K 8 4
D A K Q 3
C A Q 6 2
TableS A J 10 4
H Q 5 3
D J 9 7 6
C 10 3
Bidding
Defense
 
Stayman convention
Third-hand play
When to cover honor
S Q 8 6 5
H A 9 2
D 10 5
C J 9 7 5
3 NT by West6 top tricksLose the restdown 2 +200


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