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Negative Doubles IV


West

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

Play

Defense
 
Negative double
Rebid by opener
Placing enemy cards
Unblocking play
Choose discard
Discard signal
S 10 9 2
H K 10 6 3
D Q 4
C A 9 8 3
4 H by North8 top tricksCash 2 more winnersmade 4 +420


West

Dbl
3 D!
North

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

Play

Defense 
Negative double
Rebid by responder
Play to trick one
Placing enemy cards
Choose lead at suit
S A Q
H J 10 2
D A 9
C Q 10 9 8 6 3
3 D by East6 top tricksClaim the restmade 3 -110


West

2 C
AP
North

Dbl
East

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

Play

Defense 
Negative double
Rebid by opener
Holdup play
Jettison play
Choose discard
S A K Q J 3
H 8 4 2
D A Q J
C K 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 +400


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

Play

Defense
 
Negative double
Rebid by responder
Placing enemy cards
Lead toward honor
Choose lead at suit
Attitude signal
S 10 6 5
H 5 2
D 10 9 7 3
C Q 10 9 5
4 S by West8 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 4 -620


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