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Suit Establishment IV


West

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

Play

Defense 
Competitive auction
Rebid after 2-over-1
Create extra entry
Ruffing finesse
Honor signal
S A 6 5
H A K 7 6 5
D 6 5 4
C 5 2
5 D by North10 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 5 +400


West

2 S
4 S
North

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

Defense 
Follow up major raise
Set up dummy’s suit
Duck to retain entry
Refuse to ruff
S Q J 10
H J 8 6
D K 7 2
C K J 10 9
4 S by East8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
North

3 D1
3 NT
East

Pass
AP
South
2 NT
3 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 7 3
H A Q 6 5 4
D 6 2
C 10 7 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 S
9 E
10 S
11 N
12 N
Lead
S 4
H J
S 2
H 3
H A
H 5
D J
C 6!
D 10
S 10
H 6
C 5
2nd
3
K
7
8
9
10
K
4
A
8
C 8
9
3rd
9
4!
5
Q
D 4
C 2
9
10
7
Q
D 5
J
4th
K!
2
A!
7
C 3
S 6
2
Q
6
D 3
S J
D 8
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
9 3
S J 8 6 4 2
H K 8
D Q 9 8 7
C 4 3
TableS 9 5
H 10 9 7 2
D J 10 3
C K Q 9 8
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
Jacoby transfer bid
Opening 2 NT & response
Preserve entry
Duck to retain entry
S A K 10
H J 3
D A K 5 4
C A J 6 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksWin the last trickmade 4 +430


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

Defense 
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Establish side suit
Overtaking play
Leading trumps
S K 9 2
H 9 8 7 6
D Q 10
C K 10 9 4
4 H by West6 top tricksLose 3 tricksmade 4 -620


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