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Suit Establishment II


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Preserve entry
Finessing technique
Choose discard
S Q 5 4
H 9 5 2
D 6 2
C A Q 8 7 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 3 +400


West

2 S
4 S
North

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

Play

Defense
 
Opening one-bid
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
Duck to retain entry
Read partner’s signal
Overtaking play
S J 10 8
H K Q 10 5
D K J
C Q 8 7 6
4 S by East8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 H
2 D1
4 H
East

Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A K 6 2
H K 8 7 6 5
D J 4 2
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 E
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 E
10 S
11 N
12 S
Lead
H Q
C 2!
H J
C 4
S 2
C 6
S A
S K
D 5
C 7
S 6
C Q
2nd
2
J
A
8
7
K
10
H 10
A
D 7
D 6
D 9
3rd
4
3
9
H 6
Q
H 7
3
4
3
H 8
H 3
D 4
4th
K
5
5
9
5
10
8
9
2
A
J
D 10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
6 2
7 2
8 2
9 2
10 2
S J 9 8 5
H 9 4
D Q 9 7 3
C K 8 5
TableS 10 7
H Q J 10
D K 10 6 5
C A J 10 9
Note 1
Bidding
Play 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid
Set up dummy’s suit
S Q 4 3
H A 3 2
D A 8
C Q 7 6 4 3
4 H by North8 top tricksLose the last trickmade 4 +420


West
2 NT
3 S
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 H1
3 NT
South
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 9
H 9 6 5
D J 10 9 7
C K 8 4 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 N
4 W
5 E
6 E
7 S
8 W
9 E
10 E
11 W
Lead
D J
S Q
D 9
S 2
S J
S 4
H Q
D 2
S 5
H 7
D 4!
2nd
3
K!
5
9
7
10
A
7
C 7
10
10
3rd
6
3!
8
A
H 2
H 3
9
K
C 3
K
C 5
4th
A
8
Q
6
H 5
H 6
4
H 8
C 2
C 4
C 9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
8 3
S Q 2
H A K 3 2
D A Q 4 2
C A Q 3
TableS A J 5 4 3
H 7 4
D K 5 3
C 10 6 5
Note 1
Play

Defense 
Jacoby transfer bid
Duck to retain entry
Throw-in play
When to cover honor
S 10 8 7 6
H Q J 10 8
D 8 6
C J 9 7
3 NT by West7 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 4 -630


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