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Entries & Communication III


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Duck to retain entry
Block enemy suit
Shift to correct suit
S 2
H Q 4 3 2
D A K 4
C 8 6 5 4 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksClaim the restmade 3 +400


West

Pass
3 C
4 H
North

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

Play
 
Weak jump overcall
Reopening double
Communication/entries
Finessing technique
S K Q J 10 9 7
H 6 3
D Q 8 6
C 7 3
4 H by East8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

1 D
Pass
AP
North

Dbl
2 NT
East

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

Play

Defense
 
Choose defensive action
Rebid by redoubler
Create extra entry
Overtaking play
Choose lead at notrump
Return proper card
S Q 10 3
H 7 5 2
D 4 3 2
C K J 7 3
3 NT by North5 top tricksCash 1 more winnermade 3 +400


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

Defense 
Quantitative 4 NT
Unblocking play
Positional squeeze
When to cover honor
S J 7 5 3
H K 7 5 2
D 6
C J 6 5 4
6 NT by West8 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 7 -1470


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