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Suit Establishment V


West

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

Defense
 
Rebid by responder
Duck to retain entry
Avert overruff
Choose lead at suit
Overtaking play
S Q 9
H 10 9 8
D Q 6 5
C A 9 8 7 3
4 H by East9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

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

Play
 
Rebid by opener
Choose best game
Preserve entry
Finessing technique
S K J 9 6 4
H Q J 10
D 10 5
C K 8 4
3 NT by North7 top tricksClaim the restmade 3 +600


West

Pass
AP
North

2 S
East

Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 9 3
H 10 7 2
D A J 10 5 2
C Q 9
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
Lead
H K
D 3!
D 2
S 7
D 5
S 8
D 10
S 2
2nd
2
4
9
5
Q
6
K
C 7
3rd
3
A
S J
9
S Q
10
S K
3
4th
A
6
7
4
8
C 3
C 6
H 5
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
S 6 5
H K Q J
D 8 7 4
C A 10 8 7 6
TableS 4
H 9 6 5 3
D K Q 9 6
C K 5 4 3
Play
 
Set up dummy’s suit
Use trumps as entries
S A K Q J 8 7 2
H A 8 4
D 3
C J 2
4 S by South9 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 4 +420


West
1 S
2 H
4 H
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 NT
3 H
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K Q 10 8
H 8 4 3
D Q 10 3
C A J 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 9
S 5
H J!
H 9
S 6
2nd
Q
2
10
7
Q
7
8
K
3rd
2
A
H 10
A!
H A
K!
C 3
C 5
4th
5
8
7
3
C 4
3
D 5
C 8
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
7 1
S A J 9 6 5 4
H K 9 6 5
D A J 4
C
TableS 3
H A Q J 10
D 9 8 2
C Q 7 6 5 3
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Establish side suit
Overtaking play
S 7 2
H 7 2
D K 7 6 5
C K 10 9 8 4
4 H by West6 top tricksWin 3 more tricksmade 4 -620


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