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Endplays VI


West

3 H
North
1 NT
Pass
East
2 C1
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 10 4
H K 10
D K Q J 7 6
C A 7 6
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 E
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 E
Lead
D K
D 7
C 2!
C 7!
S 3!
H 2
C Q
C 5
H 6!
2nd
3!
A
10!
3
2
3
6
D 6
4
3rd
4
8
J
K
10
A!
S 6
H 5
7
4th
2
5
A
4
A
10
8
9
K
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
5 4
S K J 2
H A J 8 7
D 5 2
C Q J 5 4
TableS A 8 7 6
H Q 9 6 5 2
D A 3
C 3 2
Note 1
Bidding
Play

Defense 
Landy (majors)
Limit jump response
Holdup play
Shun finesse
Honor signal
S 9 5 3
H 4 3
D 10 9 8 4
C K 10 9 8
3 H by West7 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 3 -140


West

2 NT
AP
North

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

Play

Defense 
Unusual notrump bid
Competitive auction
Read enemy lead
Elimination technique
Choose lead at suit
S A Q J 10 8
H A 7 3 2
D 3
C A 3 2
4 S by South8 top tricksE endplayed, lose 1made 4 +620


West

Dbl
North

Pass
East

4 H
South
1 D
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 5 3 2
H 3 2
D J 6 5 2
C 6 5 4
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 S
7 W
8 E
9 W
Lead
S J
C 7!
C 2
C 8
H 4
S 10
C 10
H 9
D 3!
2nd
A
4
J
6
A!
K
D 2
5
5
3rd
5
K
A
H 8
6
2
H Q
10
10!
4th
6
3
5
9
2
7
Q
3
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
S A K 4
H J 10 7 6
D 4 3
C A 10 8 7
TableS 9 8 7 6
H K Q 9 8 4
D K 10
C K 2
Bidding
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Read enemy lead
Elimination technique
S J 10
H A 5
D A Q 9 8 7
C Q J 9 3
4 H by East8 top tricksS endplayed, lose 1made 4 -620


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

Defense 
Weak jump raise
Placing enemy cards
Lead toward honor
Attitude signal
S 6 5 4 3
H K J 10 9 8
D Q 7 4
C 3
4 H by North7 top tricksE endplayed, lose 2made 4 +620


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