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Trick One Tips IV


West

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

Defense 
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
Ruff in short hand
Attitude signal
S 9 8 4
H A 4 3
D K 8 6 4
C 8 7 2
4 S by North9 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 +420


West

1 S
4 S
North

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

Play


 
Cope with overcall
Rebid by opener
Read enemy lead
Go after sure trick 1 S
shows 5+ if using
negative doubles
S 10 6
H K 10 9 5 4
D A Q 10 9
C J 10
4 S by West8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

Pass
North

3 NT
East

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



Defense 
Response to 1 NT
Read enemy lead
Placing enemy cards
North does not Stayman
on 4-3-3-3 shape
Shift to proper card
S 9 4 3
H K Q 10 8
D A Q 4
C A 10 9
3 NT by South4 top tricksWin the last trickmade 3 +400


West
Pass
2 C1
2 H
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 D
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S 9 6 5 4
H 3
D K J 6 5
C Q J 9 8
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 S
7 E
8 N
9 E
10 W
11 N
Lead
S Q
H 10
H 4
H 9
D 3!
C 2
D 7
D K
C 5
C 4!
S 6
2nd
3!
2
S 5
J
6
3
2
H 6
7
Q
2!
3rd
4
K
A
Q
Q
J
10
4
K
6
J
4th
A
3
5
C 9
A
A
J
8
8
10
K
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
8 3
S K 8 3
H K Q 7 4
D 10 8 3
C K 4 3
TableS A 10 2
H A 10 9 8 6
D Q 7
C A 6 5
Note 1
Play


Defense
 
reverse Drury
Read enemy lead
Ruff/discard endplay 2 D
shows full opening
Attitude signal
Discard signal
S Q J 7
H J 5 2
D A 9 4 2
C 10 7 2
4 H by East9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -620


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