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Entries & Communication V


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Duck to retain entry
Play for best chance
Choose discard
S 9 3
H A Q 10
D K J 10 9
C J 10 9 2
3 NT by West7 top tricksWin the restmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

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

Play

Defense 
Balancing double
Rebid by doubler
Create extra entry
Positional squeeze
Honor signal
S Q 10 5
H 8 3 2
D K Q J 10 8
C 6 5
3 NT by North5 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +630


West

4 H
AP
North

4 S
East

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

Play

 
Competitive auction
Slam decision
Jettison play
Only way to overcome
blocked suit
S K Q 6 5 4 2
H
D A 8 2
C A K 8 7
6 S by South10 top tricksClaim the restmade 6 +980


West
1 S
2 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 NT
3 NT
South
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S K J 10 3
H K 7
D K Q J 8
C 8 5 2
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 E
11 E
Lead
C J
H A
C Q!
H Q
D K
D J
C K
H 10
H 8
H 6
D 7!
2nd
A
7
5
K
3
A!
4
9
D 5
C 9
S 5
3rd
2
2
7
4
2
4
H J!
S 4
S 7
D 10
S 8
4th
6
5
3
3
6
9
8
S 3
S 10
D 8
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
8 3
S A 9 8 7 4
H A Q J
D 10 9 6
C A Q
TableS Q 2
H 10 8 6 4 2
D A 7 3
C K 7 6
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Jettison play
Throw-in play
S 6 5
H 9 5 3
D 5 4 2
C J 10 9 4 3
3 NT by East6 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 4 -630


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