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Entries & Communication


West

Pass
AP
North
1 NT
2 D
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S A 4
H A 9 6
D 10 9 7 6
C A K 10 4
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 N
4 S
5 S
6 E
7 E
Lead
S 7
S 10
D 6
D K
S 5!
S K
S J
2nd
8
A
4
8
H 2
6
H 3
3rd
Q
3
A
7
D 9!
H 8
C 2
4th
4
2
2
H 5
9
H 6
H 9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 4
S Q 10
H J 10 8 2
D J 8 2
C Q 7 6 2
TableS K J 9 7 3
H K 7 5
D 4
C J 8 5 3
Bidding
Play 
Stayman convention
Jettison play
S 8 6 5 2
H Q 4 3
D A K Q 5 3
C 9
3 NT by North7 top tricksWin the restmade 3 +400


West

2 NT
3 NT
North

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

Play
 
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Shun finesse
Jettison play
S A 5 4
H 10 7 6 3
D Q 9 2
C 8 6 5
3 NT by West6 top tricksCash 5 more winnersmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

2 NT
4 H
East

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

Play
 
Opening 2 C & response
Slam decision
Communication/entries
Finessing technique
S K J 6
H A Q J 10 8 3
D A 2
C A Q
6 H by South8 top tricksDraw trump, claimmade 6 +980


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

Play
 
Rebid by opener
Control-showing bid
Use trumps as entries
Automatic squeeze
S
H J 9 8 7
D A K Q 8 2
C 7 6 4 2
6 S by East10 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 7 -1460


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