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Trick One Tips III


West

Pass
AP
North
1 D
2 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S J 5 3
H A J 6
D K Q J 4 3
C Q 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 N
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 E
8 N
9 N
10 N
Lead
S 2
D 2
D Q
S K
S 7
S 9
H 2
D J
C Q
C 2
2nd
A!
5
H 4
5
J
C 3
7
H 8
5
7
3rd
10
K
6
4
Q
H 5
Q
7
4
10!
4th
3
8
A
6
8
D 3
A
9
6
H 3
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
S K 10 7
H Q 10 9 5 3
D A 10 9 5
C 6
TableS Q 9 4 2
H K 8 4 2
D 8
C J 9 7 5
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Play to trick one
Count hand pattern
S A 8 6
H 7
D 7 6 2
C A K 10 8 4 3
3 NT by North5 top tricksDummy is goodmade 3 +400


West

2 NT
3 H
6 H
North

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

Play
 
Stayman convention
Slam decision
Play to trick one
Use trumps as entries
S J 10 8
H 3
D Q 9 6 5 2
C 9 8 7 5
6 H by West10 top tricksWin the restmade 7 -1010


West

1 D
3 H
North

1 S
4 S
East

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

Play
 
Sacrifice bid
Competitive auction
Play to trick one
Set up dummy’s suit
S K 7 6 4
H 7 5 3
D Q J 9
C J 10 6
5 H by East9 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 5 -650


West
Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 C
2 S
East
1 H
Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 10 2
H K Q 9 3
D 6 4 3
C A K 10
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 S
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 N
10 S
11 S
Lead
H 2
D K
S A
S 3
H K
H Q!
C 2
H 9
S 10!
S K
S 9!
2nd
3!
A
4
7
4
A
3
5
H 7
C 8
D 8
3rd
J
2
2
Q
D 7
S 8
A
C 6
J
D 4
D 6
4th
8
3
5
6
6
10
5
C 4
D 5
D J
?
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S 7 4
H 10 6 2
D 9 8 5 2
C 9 8 4 3
TableS 6 5
H A J 7 5 4
D K Q J
C Q J 5
Play
 
Play to trick one
Automatic squeeze
S A K J 9 8 3
H 8
D A 10 7
C 7 6 2
4 S by South9 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 6 +680


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