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Endplays III


West

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

Defense
 
Cope with T/O double
Obtain early discard
Elimination technique
Shift to another suit
Continue proper card
S 2
H A K 9 5
D K J 8 7 4
C J 10 8
4 S by East8 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 4 -420


West

1 D
Pass
AP
North

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

Play
 
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Stayman convention
Play for only chance
Elimination technique
S K 5 4 3
H A Q 10 4
D 7 6 3
C 5 2
4 H by North7 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 4 +620


West

1 S
4 S
North

Pass
AP
East

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

Defense
 
Resp to suit overcall
Delay drawing trumps
Elimination technique
Count signal
Fight declarer’s plan
S Q 10 8
H Q 10 3
D A Q 10 4
C K 5 2
4 S by West7 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 4 -620


West
Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 NT
4 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
4 C
6 D
Board 4
Both Vul
S 6 5 3
H A J 6 5
D A Q 10
C A J 4
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
H K
H 5!
D 6
H 6
C K!
C 2
C J
D 9
H J
2nd
A
4
4
7
5
6
Q
S 2
9
3rd
2
D 5
A
D 7
4
A
D 8
10
S 7!
4th
3
8
2
10
3
7
8
3
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
8 1
S K J 4 2
H K Q 10 8
D 4
C 9 8 6 5
TableS 10 9 8
H 9 7 4 2
D 3 2
C Q 10 7 3
Bidding
Play
 
Gerber convention
Shun finesse
Use trumps as entries
S A Q 7
H 3
D K J 9 8 7 6 5
C K 2
6 D by South11 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 6 +1370


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