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Combining Your Chances V


West

Pass
North
1 NT
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 4
H K J 10
D A K Q 4
C J 10 9 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
S 5
D A
D K
C 2!
H 2!
S 3
D 5
C J
H 5
H K
2nd
6
8
7
3
4
A
S 7
5
6
S 8
3rd
J
2
3
A
J
2
Q
K!
10
7
4th
Q
6
H 3
4
A
4
10
8
8
9
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S J 9 7 2
H Q 9 6 4 3
D 6
C Q 8 4
TableS K 10 8 5 3
H A 8
D J 10 8 7
C 5 3
Bidding
Play 
Response to 1 NT
Combine chances
S A 6
H 7 5 2
D 9 5 3 2
C A K 7 6
3 NT by North6 top tricksLose the restmade 3 +400


West

1 S
4 S
North

Pass
AP
East
1 D
1 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 7
H A 9 7 6
D 7 4 2
C J 9 7 3 2
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 S
9 E
Lead
C 3
C 5
H 3!
D 7
S K
S Q
H 2!
S 5
H 5
2nd
4
Q
8
9
7
C 7
6
8
K
3rd
K
2
J
10
2
3
4!
C 9
S 9
4th
6
A
A
A
6
4
10
A
7
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
S K Q J 10 9 8
H J 2
D A 6 5
C Q 6
TableS A 3 2
H Q 5 4 3
D K J 9 3
C A 4
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid by responder
Combine chances
Ruff out enemy honor
S 6 5 4
H K 10 8
D Q 10 8
C K 10 8 5
4 S by West9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

3 H
4 D
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 H
4 C
6 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 4 3
H A 6 5 4 3
D A 7 6
C K J
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 N
5 W
6 S
Lead
S J
H K
H 7
D 6!
S 10
C 6
2nd
3
2
S 2
4
Q
4
3rd
8
3
A
Q
K
J!
4th
A
J
S 5
K
H 8
2
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
S J 10 9 2
H 2
D K J 9 2
C Q 9 8 4
TableS K 8 7 6 5
H J
D 10 5 4
C 10 5 3 2
Bidding
Play 
Control-showing bid
Combine chances
S A
H K Q 10 9 8 7
D Q 8 3
C A 7 6
6 H by South10 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +980


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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Quantitative 4 NT
Combine chances
Automatic squeeze
S 9 3
H J 10 9 8
D Q J 9 8
C 7 6 4
6 NT by East10 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 6 -1440


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