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Timing the Play II


West

2 S
4 S
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 S
3 S
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K Q
H 10 5 2
D J 9 6 3
C A 10 5 2
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 S
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 S
8 E
9 N
10 E
Lead
H Q
C 4!
S 7
D 4
D 2
D 7
C 3
S 5!
C 2
D 8
2nd
A!
5
3
5
6
S 9
7
J
S 8
H 8
3rd
2
6
Q
K
A
H 4
A
4
J
S 6
4th
3
9
A
3
Q
9
S 2
K
8
J
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 6 4 3
H A 7 6 4
D K 2
C Q 8 7 4
TableS A 10 8 5 2
H K 3
D A 10 8 7 4
C 6
Bidding
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Break communication
Establish side suit
S J 9 7
H Q J 9 8
D Q 5
C K J 9 3
4 S by East7 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
North

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

Defense 
Rebid by responder
Duck to retain entry
Pursue extra chance
Shift to trumps
S 7 3
H K Q J 9 8 7
D J 6 4 3
C A
4 H by South9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


West

1 NT
3 NT
North

Pass
AP
East

2 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A K 8 7
H 10 9 2
D J 3
C J 10 9 6
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 S
4 W
5 S
6 W
7 N
8 N
9 W
10 E
Lead
C J
S 2!
H 5
S 3!
H 7
S 6
S A
H 10
C 4
C K!
2nd
3
7
A
8
K
K
D 5
D 6
9
?
3rd
2
4
2
5
9
D 2
C 5
8
Q
4th
A
10
3
J
4
Q
9
Q
7
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
3 3
3 4
4 4
5 4
S 9 6 3 2
H A K Q 6
D A 7 4
C A 4
TableS 5 4
H 4 3
D K 9 6 5 2
C K Q 8 3
Bidding
Play
 
Response to 1 NT
Break communication
Correct loser count
S Q J 10
H J 8 7 5
D Q 10 8
C 7 5 2
3 NT by West8 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 3 -600


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

Play 
Opening 2 NT & response
Stayman convention
Duck to keep control
S Q 7 6 4
H K J 10 2
D 6 4 3 2
C 3
4 H by North8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


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