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Entries & Communication VII


West

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

Play

Defense
 
Weak jump overcall
Competitive auction
Delay drawing trumps
Jettison play
Make declarer ruff
Holdup play
S 5 4 3 2
H A J 8 7
D A 4 2
C 7 4
4 S× by East6 top tricksWin 4 more tricksmade 4 -590


West

Pass
North

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

Defense
 
Opening 2 NT & response
Unblocking play
Overtaking play
Discard signal
Shift to correct suit
S A 10 6
H A J
D A K 8 6 5
C K 10 5
3 NT by South6 top tricksCash 2 more winnersmade 3 +600


West

1 D
Pass
AP
North

Dbl
3 S
East

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

Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Shun finesse
Unblocking play
S Q 4 3
H 5 3 2
D Q J 10 4
C Q 5 4
4 S by North9 top tricksWin 5 more tricksmade 4 +420


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

Play

Defense 
Opening 2 C & response
Slam decision
Create extra entry
Jettison play
Fight declarer’s plan
S Q 10 9 5
H
D 8 7 6
C A 9 8 6 5 2
6 H by West8 top tricksWin the restmade 6 -1430


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