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Timing the Play


West

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

Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Break communication
Ruff in short hand
S 9 8 6
H 9 2
D J 10 8
C Q J 10 8 3
4 S by East8 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 D
1 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A K Q 8
H Q 5
D 10 4 2
C K 10 9 3
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 E
9 S
10 N
Lead
H 2
D 3
H 9
D 2
H J
S 2
D 4
D 9
C 2
C 10
2nd
5
5
3
8
C 3
7
K
J
7
J
3rd
8
10
7
6!
4
A
7
C 6
K
A
4th
K
Q
Q
A
A
4
C 5
C 9
4
?
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
S J 10 9 7
H J 10 7 2
D A 5
C 7 6 5
TableS 5 4
H 9 8 4
D K Q 9 8
C Q J 8 4
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Combine chances
Automatic squeeze
S 6 3 2
H A K 6 3
D J 7 6 3
C A 2
3 NT by South8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +630


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 H
4 H
East

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

Defense 
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
Set up dummy’s suit
Overtaking play
S A 6
H 10 4 3
D 8 6 5 4 2
C Q 5 2
4 H by North8 top tricksWin 4 more tricksmade 4 +420


West
1 NT
Pass
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 NT
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 10 9 8
H Q J 9
D 10 6 2
C K 10 8
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 N
4 W
5 N
6 E
7 S
8 S
9 W
10 E
11 W
Lead
S J
H 3
S 8
H 4
S 9
H 10
H A
D 5
C 2
D 7
S 4!
2nd
2
J
5
Q
Q
K
D 3
A
8
8
10
3rd
6
5
C 4
6
C 5
7
D 2
6
Q
K
D J
4th
K
2
A
8
3
9
S 7
4
7
10
D 9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
3 3
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
6 5
S A K 4 3
H 7 4 3
D A K 3
C J 6 2
TableS Q 7 5 2
H 10 6 5
D J 7 4
C A Q 3
Bidding
Play
 
Response to 1 NT
Break communication
Throw-in play
S 6
H A K 8 2
D Q 9 8 5
C 9 7 5 4
2 NT by West6 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 2 -120


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