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Defensive Trump Tactics IV


West

Pass
North
1 S
Pass
East
2 C
South
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S A J 10 7 5
H 9 8
D A K 3
C 6 4 3
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 E
7 E
Lead
S 3
D K!
D 3!
D 2
S 5
C A
C K
2nd
2
7
8
6
C J
2
5
3rd
A
Q!
10
A
H 3!
S 6
H 2
4th
Q
4
5
9
4
3
4
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
1 4
2 4
3 4
S K 9 8 6 4 2
H K Q 7 2
D 6 5 4
C
TableS Q
H A J 5
D 9 8 7
C A K J 10 8 7
Bidding
Defense
 
Resp to suit overcall
Honor signal
Trump promotion
S 3
H 10 6 4 3
D Q J 10 2
C Q 9 5 2
2 C by East9 top tricksLose 2 trump tricksdown 1 +50


West

Pass
AP
North

1 S
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 D
4 S
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 8 5 4
H K J 2
D 6 4 3
C 9 7 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 E
9 E
10 S
11 S
Lead
S Q
D 3
S 9!
D Q
D J
D 10
H 4
S J!
C 5!
C K
C 2
2nd
2
7
4
5
8
9
5
6
A
Q
H 7
3rd
3
K
10
4
6
C 3
J
H 6
4
9
S 8
4th
K
A
A
2
H 3!
H 10!
Q
5
7
6
10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S 9 3
H 9 8 7 6 5
D A 9 8 5
C Q 4
TableS Q J 10
H A Q 10 3
D 7 2
C J 10 6 5
Bidding
Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Refuse to ruff
Choose discard
S A 7 6 2
H 4
D K Q J 10
C A K 8 2
4 S by North5 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -100


West

1 S
AP
North

2 H
East

Pass
South
1 H
4 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 8 6 5 3
H 7 6 5
D A 5 3
C Q J 3
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 W
4 E
Lead
S K
S A
S 10
D 9!
2nd
3
5
6
10
3rd
7
4
H J!
J
4th
2
J
D 6!
A
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
S A K Q 10 9
H 10 9 3
D K J 4
C 10 5
TableS 7 4
H J 2
D 9 8 7 2
C 9 8 7 4 2
Bidding
Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Uppercut
Break up squeeze
S J 2
H A K Q 8 4
D Q 10 6
C A K 6
4 H by South9 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -50


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

Defense
 
Stayman convention
Cope with overcall
Make declarer ruff
Duck to keep control
S A 6 4 2
H A K J 10 9
D 5 4 3
C 3
4 S by West11 top tricksConcede high trumpdown 1 +100


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