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Suit Establishment III


West

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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Duck to retain entry
Use trumps as entries
S K 8 3
H 9 6
D A 7 6 5 2
C J 6 2
4 H by North9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

1 D
2 NT
North

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

Defense 
Rebid by opener
Duck to retain entry
Positional squeeze
Overtaking play
S Q J 7 2
H Q 10 5
D J 9 7 4
C 6 5
3 NT by West7 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 5 -460


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 H
3 S
East

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

Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Establish side suit
Watch spot cards
S K 4 3 2
H
D A 9 7
C A 10 8 6 3 2
4 S by South6 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 5 +450


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

Play

Defense 
Opener’s reverse bid
Opener’s third bid
Set up dummy’s suit
Keep trump control
Leading trumps
S 10 9
H J 10 8 7
D 9 6 3
C K 8 5 2
4 S by East8 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 4 -620


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