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Declarer Play Review II


West

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

Play 
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Rebid by overcaller
Trump endplay
S 7 3 2
H 8 3
D A Q 4 2
C 10 6 3 2
3 C by West8 top tricksWin 2 trump tricksmade 3 -110


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

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

Play
 
Rebid by responder
Opener’s third bid
Combine chances
Finessing technique
S 10 4 3
H Q 5 4
D K Q 10
C A K 6 2
4 S by North8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


West

1 S
Pass
North

Dbl
3 NT!
East

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

Play
 
Negative double
Rebid by doubler
Shun finesse
Throw-in play
S A 10 3
H K J
D A J 4 3
C 10 7 3 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 3 +400


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

Play

Defense 
Opening one-bid
Key-card Blackwood
Avert overruff
Positional squeeze
Choose lead vs slam
S 10 9 6 3 2
H
D A 8 5
C J 9 7 5 2
6 H by East11 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 7 -1460


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