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Timing the Play IV


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to suit overcall
Competitive auction
Holdup play
Break communication
Shift to trumps
S 3 2
H K Q 10 9 8
D Q 10 2
C J 3 2
3 S by West7 top tricksWin the restmade 3 -140


West

Pass
Pass
North

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

Play
 
Opening one-bid
Stayman convention
Lead weak suit first
Break communication
S K 2
H A K Q 2
D K 9
C 9 8 6 5 2
3 NT by South8 top tricksWin the restmade 3 +600


West

Pass
3 C
4 H
North

2 S
Pass
AP
East

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

Play

Defense 
Choose defensive action
Rebid by doubler
Break communication
Elopement play
Choose lead at suit
S A Q 10 9 6
H Q 5 4
D A 10 8
C 9 2
4 H by East6 top tricksLose the last trickmade 4 -620


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

Play

Defense 
Opening 2 NT & response
Quantitative 4 NT
Duck to keep control
Automatic squeeze
Choose lead vs slam
S J 4 3 2
H A 6
D 5 4 3
C A Q 10 5
6 NT by North10 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 6 +1440


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