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Second Hand Play III


West

2 H
4 H
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
Pass
3 H
South
1 S
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 3
H 8 7 5
D J 8 7 2
C J 8 6 4
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 E
9 E
10 E
Lead
S Q
H K
H A
C 9
S J
S A
C 5!
H J
C A
D Q
2nd
2
8
5
J!
5
9
7
S 6
3
K!
3rd
8!
2
6
Q
3
D 2
8
9
D 3
A
4th
K
3
4
K
4
10
10
7
4
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S K 9 5
H A K Q 10 9
D A 9 3
C 9 7
TableS 10 4 2
H J 6 2
D Q 10 4
C A Q 10 2
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Resp to suit overcall
Finessing technique
Read partner’s lead
When to cover honor
S A J 8 7 6
H 4 3
D K 6 5
C K 5 3
4 H by West7 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
North

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

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Play to trick one
Deceptive play
Second-hand play
When to cover honor
S A 9 7 5 3
H A 3
D A 9 2
C 10 9 7
4 S by South8 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -100


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 NT
2 D
East

Pass
Pass
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S J 10 8
H A K
D A Q 8 2
C J 10 8 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 E
10 E
11 N
Lead
H J
C 10
H 10
S J
H 7
D J
S 10
S 6
H 9
D 6
C 8
2nd
2
A!
5
4!
D 2
K!
Q
3
6
7
2
3rd
3
4
4
5
8
A
A
8
D 3
10
K
4th
K
5
A
K
Q
5
2
9
C 3
Q
6
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
5 4
6 4
7 4
S K 3 2
H 7 4 3
D K 10 4 3
C 9 6 5
TableS Q 9 4
H J 10 9 8
D 9 6 5
C A Q 2
Bidding
Play
Defense 
Stayman convention
Finessing technique
When to cover honor
S A 7 6 5
H Q 6 5 2
D J 7
C K 7 4
3 NT by North5 top tricksLose the last trickdown 1 -50


West
1 D
2 S
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 S
4 S
South
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 5 3
H Q 6
D Q 8 4 2
C K 9 6 2
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 S
4 W
5 N
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
H 3
S Q!
H 2
S 2
S 5!
C 10
D 10
C 3
2nd
A
3!
K
K
6
K!
3!
2
3rd
6
4
Q
10
C 4
A
K
J
4th
8
A
9
H 4
7
5
2
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
S Q 9 7 2
H A K 10 5
D K 7 6
C 10 3
TableS J 10 8 6 4
H 9 8
D A 10 9
C A J 7
Bidding
Defense
 
Follow up major raise
Avoid endplay
When to cover honor
S A
H J 7 4 3 2
D J 5 3
C Q 8 5 4
4 S by East8 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


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