Main   Practice 5B01 by Richard Pavlicek  

Penalty Doubles


West

4 S
All Pass
North
1 H
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 D
Dbl!
Board 1
None Vul
S 7 4
H A K J 10 9 3
D K J
C Q 9 3
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 W
6 S
Lead
H K
H A
D 8!
D A
C J!
C 6!
2nd
4
5
J
S 8
3!
8
3rd
8
Q
3
K
2
9
4th
2
S 2
Q
4
K
A
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
S A K J 10 9 8 5 2
H 2
D 8
C J 10 8
TableS Q
H 7 6 5 4
D 7 5 4 3
C A 7 4 2
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Sacrifice bid
Combat sacrifice bid
When to cover honor
Break up squeeze
S 6 3
H Q 8
D A Q 10 9 6 2
C K 6 5
4 S× by West9 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


West

Pass!
North

Pass
East
2 S
Pass
South
3 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 8 7 5 2
H 6 4
D 10 7 6 5
C A Q 8
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 E
4 S
5 N
Lead
S 10
S A
S 9
C 2
H 4
2nd
2
Q
H J
6
2
3rd
K
C 4
C 5!
Q
10
4th
3
5
7
3
Q
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
S 10
H A Q 8 3
D Q J 9 3
C 9 6 5 4
TableS A K J 9 6 4
H 2
D 8 4 2
C J 7 3
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Resp to weak two-bid
Combat weak two-bid
Suit preference signal
Trump promotion
S Q 3
H K J 10 9 7 5
D A K
C K 10 2
3 H by South9 top tricksLose 2 trump tricksdown 1 -100


West

1 H
Dbl
North

1 S
All Pass
East

Pass!
South
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J 10 3 2
H Q 4
D A Q 7 2
C J 2
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 W
10 W
11 E
Lead
H 7
S 4!
S 7!
H Q
C 4
D J
D Q
D 2
H J
C Q
D 9
2nd
5
J
6
2
J
K
6
8
C 2!
S 2
C 7
3rd
K
Q
H 3
6
K
A
4
C 5
C 3
S 8
H 9
4th
4
5
10
A
A
3
5
10
8
6
7
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
4 4
4 5
4 6
4 7
S 4
H A K J 9 3
D K 10 5
C Q 10 8 4
TableS A Q 9 8 7
H 7 2
D 9 8 6 3
C K 3
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Trap pass
Reopening double
Trump endplay
Shift to trumps
When to cover honor
S 6 5
H 10 8 6 5
D J 4
C A 9 7 6 5
1 S× by North4 top tricksE endplayed, lose 1made 95 -300


West
Pass
4 S
North
Pass
Dbl!
East
1 S
All Pass
South
2 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 3
H 2
D K 9 7 6 4 3
C A J 10 2
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 S
Lead
H K
C K
H A!
H 4
2nd
3
3
6
J
3rd
2
2!
D 3
S J
4th
Q!
7
5
10
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
S Q 9 8 7 2
H J 6 3
D A
C 6 5 4 3
TableS A K 10 6 4
H Q 10 5
D Q J 10 8
C 7
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Weak jump raise
Penalty double
Deceptive play
Attitude signal
Read partner’s signal
S 5
H A K 9 8 7 4
D 5 2
C K Q 9 8
4 S× by East6 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +200


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Practice 5B05 by Richard Pavlicek

Penalty Doubles II


West

2 H1
4 S
North
Pass
Dbl!
All Pass
East
1 NT
2 S?
South
Pass
3 H
Board 1
None Vul
S 7 5
H A K 10 7 5
D 10 9 8
C Q 3 2
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 N
Lead
H Q
D 10!
S 3
S 2
C 5
C 4
D 9
2nd
4
5!
5
6
2
10
J
3rd
K!
7
A
10
K
7
Q
4th
2
K
4
7
8!
Q!
2
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
4 3
S K 10 9 8 3
H 4
D K 4 2
C J 9 7 5
TableS A Q J 2
H 8 6 2
D A J 5
C K 6 4
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
Jacoby transfer bid
Lead-directing double
Overtaking play
Duck to get suit shift
S 6 4
H Q J 9 3
D Q 7 6 3
C A 10 8
4 S by East7 top tricksLose 1 trump trickdown 1 +50


West

Pass
North

Pass
East
1 S
Dbl
South
2 C
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 9 7 3
H Q 10 5 4
D 10 5 3
C 3 2
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 S
6 S
7 E
8 W
9 S
10 S
11 W
Lead
S 10
D 9!
S 4
D 8!
H K
H 3
D 7!
D 6!
C K
C 5
H 9
2nd
3
2
7
A
2
6
Q
H 5
4!
8
10
3rd
K
J
A
4
4
Q
K
C 7!
2
3
J
4th
2
3
J
5
8
A
10
C 9
S 5
S 6
C 6
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
2 4
2 5
3 5
4 5
4 6
5 6
S 10 4
H 9 6 2
D K J 6 4
C A J 8 4
TableS A K 8 6 5
H A J 8 7
D 9 8 7
C 7
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Trap pass
Reopening double
Timing the defense
Uppercut
S J 2
H K 3
D A Q 2
C K Q 10 9 6 5
2 C× by South5 top tricksLose the restmade 95 -800


West

2 H
North

Dbl!
East

All Pass
South
1 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 8 5
H Q 10 6 4
D Q 8 6 2
C A 7 4
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 N
Lead
D 2
H 2
H A
D 5
S K
S A
S Q
H Q
C 4!
2nd
10
5
6
6
4
J
H 7
D 4
3
3rd
7!
K
S 2
J
5
8
H 10
D 9
8
4th
3
4
J
A
3
7
9
3
10
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 4
3 5
4 5
S J 4
H A K 9 8 7 3
D 5 3
C K 10 5
TableS 10 9 7 3 2
H 2
D K J 10 4
C J 6 3
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Interference over 1 NT
Penalty double
Ducking play
Third-hand play
S A K Q 6
H J 5
D A 9 7
C Q 9 8 2
2 H× by West4 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 2 +500


West
1 S
Pass
North
1 NT
Pass
East
Dbl!
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S A K 5 4
H A J 7
D Q J 3
C Q 9 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 E
4 N
5 N
6 E
7 W
8 N
9 E
10 W
Lead
S J
D Q
H 4
D J
D 3
C 4!
S 10
H 7
C 5
S 9
2nd
2
K
2
7
A
7
A
Q!
8
4
3rd
Q!
5
K
6
9
K
D 8
3
A
H 5
4th
K
4
A
2
H 6
3
3
8
9
8
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
4 4
4 5
4 6
S Q 10 9 7 6
H K 8 6
D 4 2
C A K 2
TableS J
H Q 9 5 4
D A K 8 7
C 10 6 5 4
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Penalty double
Overtaking play
Duck to deny entry
S 8 3 2
H 10 3 2
D 10 9 6 5
C J 8 7
1 NT× by North3 top tricksWin the last trickmade 95 -500


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Practice 5B09 by Richard Pavlicek

Penalty Doubles III


West

Pass
North
1 H
3 NT
East
Pass
Dbl!
South
1 NT
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 10
H A Q 5 4 3
D K Q J
C A 2
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 E
6 N
7 N
8 N
9 N
10 S
11 S
Lead
H 2
H K!
D K
H 9
H 8
D Q
D J
C A
C 2
D 10
C Q
2nd
3
10
A
S 4
S 9
4
9
7
6
S 8
9
3rd
J
D 2
3
D 6
S 5
7
8
4
K
H 5
S 10
4th
6
A
5
4
Q
S 6
S 7
3
8
S 3
S 2
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S 8 7 6 5
H 2
D 6 5 2
C J 10 9 8 3
TableS A 3 2
H K J 9 8 7
D A 9 4
C 7 6
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Trap pass
Lead-directing double
Choose lead at notrump
Return proper card
S K 9 4
H 10 6
D 10 8 7 3
C K Q 5 4
3 NT× by South4 top tricksLose the restdown 1 -100


West

3 C
All Pass
North

Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
Dbl!
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 7 2
H 5 4 3
D K 7 5 3
C A J 7 2
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 S
6 W
7 S
8 S
Lead
S 7
D 10!
C 4
H 3!
D 9!
S J
D 8!
S 5!
2nd
3
J
Q
6
Q
2
6
C 10
3rd
K
K
K
Q
3
9
5
H 4!
4th
4
A
A
10
2
A
4
10
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
1 3
2 3
2 4
2 5
3 5
S J 4
H 10
D Q J 6
C K 10 9 8 6 5 3
TableS Q 10 9 3
H K J 9 7 6
D A 4 2
C 4
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Trap pass
Reopening double
Attack dummy’s entry
Trump promotion
S A K 8 6 5
H A Q 8 2
D 10 9 8
C Q
3 C× by West5 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 3 +500


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 D
5 C
5 H
East

4 S
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
Pass!
5 D
6 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 2
H Q 9 5 3
D 3 2
C J 8 7 6 5 3
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
C K
C 9
H 4
D 2!
D A
D 7
S 2
D 8
H Q
2nd
2
H 10
2
6
5
10
8
Q
S 10
3rd
4
A
9
K
3
H 3
A
H 5
K!
4th
3
5
S 4
4
S 6
S 7
3
S 9
6
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S K 5 3
H 8 7 6 2
D Q 10 5 4
C A 4
TableS Q J 10 9 8 7 6 4
H
D 6
C K Q 10 9
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Opening 2 C & response
Combat sacrifice bid
South’s pass is forcing
Delay drawing trumps
Set up dummy’s suit
S A
H A K J 10 4
D A K J 9 8 7
C 2
6 H by North8 top tricksDraw trump, claimmade 6 +980


West
Pass
Pass
North
1 C
Pass
East
1 NT
Pass
South
Dbl
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 10
H 10 8 2
D A J
C K 10 9 6 3 2
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 S
8 S
9 S
10 N
11 S
Lead
S 3
S 10
S 2
H K
H Q
H 3
S Q
S 4
D 2!
D J
C 8
2nd
7
6
9
5!
9!
A
C 5
C 7
5
Q
D 7
3rd
A
J!
C 2
4
6
7
C 3
C 6
A
K
9!
4th
5
8
K
2
8
10
C 4
D 9
10
6
J
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
3 3
3 4
3 5
3 6
3 7
4 7
S 9 8 7
H J 7 6 4
D 8 7 6 5
C 7 5
TableS K 6 5
H K Q 3
D Q 10 9
C A Q J 4
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Penalty double
Overtaking play
Holdup play
S Q J 4 3 2
H A 9 5
D K 4 3 2
C 8
1 NT× by East1 top tricksLose the last trickmade 95 +500


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Practice 5B13 by Richard Pavlicek

Penalty Doubles IV


West

1 S
North
1 D
Dbl!
East
Dbl
All Pass
South
Rdbl
Board 1
None Vul
S J 10 9 8
H K 10 6 5
D A Q 8 3
C K
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 N
9 S
10 S
11 E
12 E
Lead
S J!
C Q
S 8
C J
D 2!
S 9
S 10
D 3!
D 10
H Q!
C 10
C 8
2nd
A
4
K
A
9
4
H 3
7
6
4
7
9
3rd
2
2
Q
3
Q
C 6
H 2
K
8
6
5
H 9
4th
3
K
5
H 5
4
6
7
5
H 8
A
H 10
D A
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
2 5
2 6
2 7
3 7
4 7
4 8
S 7 6 5 3
H 9 4
D J 9 6 5
C 5 3 2
TableS A K 4
H A J 8 3
D 7 4
C Q J 10 8
Bidding
 
Defense
 
Rebid by redoubler
Penalty double
Leading trumps
Draw trumps on defense
S Q 2
H Q 7 2
D K 10 2
C A 9 7 6 4
1 S× by West3 top tricksLose the last trickmade 94 +500


West

Pass
North

Pass
East
1 S
Dbl!
South
2 H
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 10 9 5
H 4 2
D 7 6 2
C K 10 7 5
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 S
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 E
8 E
9 S
10 W
11 S
Lead
S 3
D 4!
C Q
C J
D 10!
D 5
S A
S 2
H K
D J
H 10
2nd
5
Q
6!
3
A
8
J
H J
A
C 10
6!
3rd
Q
9
5
7
3
7
C 4
C 8!
2
S 4
4
4th
7
2
2!
A
6
K
9
10
3
H 5
S 6
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
3 3
3 4
4 4
4 5
5 5
6 5
S 3
H A Q 8 6
D J 9 8 3
C 8 6 4 3
TableS A Q 8 6 4 2
H 3
D K 10 4
C A 9 2
Bidding
 
Defense
 
 
 
Trap pass
Reopening double
Holdup play
Trump promotion
Set up and cash diamond
before third spade lead
S J 7
H K J 10 9 7 5
D A Q 5
C Q J
2 H× by South5 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 2 -500


West

1 D
3 H
Pass!
North

1 S
3 S
Pass
East

2 H
4 H
5 H
South
Pass
2 S
4 S
All Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 6 3
H 6 3
D 5 2
C A 9 8 6
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 E
11 W
Lead
S A
S 7
H 10
H 7
S 5
D A
D 4
D Q
D 8
H 9
C 10
2nd
2
4
4
S 8
K
6
7
S 3
C 6
C 7
8
3rd
10
Q
2
A
H 8
3
K
10
H K
Q
K!
4th
J
H 5
3
6
9
2
5
J
9
S 6
3
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S 5 4 2
H A Q J 2
D K Q 8 3
C 10 4
TableS J
H K 10 9 8 7 5
D A 10 4
C K J 2
Bidding
 
 
Play
Combat sacrifice bid
West’s pass of 4 S is
forcing
Placing enemy cards
S A 9 8 7
H 4
D J 9 7 6
C Q 7 5 3
5 H by East9 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 5 -650


West
1 NT
Pass
North
2 S
Pass
East
Dbl!
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S A K 10 9 7 2
H Q 6 4
D K Q
C 10 9
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 N
9 N
Lead
D J
H J!
H 7
H 9
C K
C A
C 3
S A
S K
2nd
3
Q
10
6
9
10
S 10
5
6
3rd
A
A
K
3
7
6
D 2!
4
D 4
4th
Q
2
4
5
2
5
8
3
J
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
0 5
0 6
1 6
2 6
3 6
S J 3
H K J 9 8
D A 8 6
C A K 4 3
TableS Q 8 6 5
H A 7 3
D J 10 9 2
C 7 6
Bidding
 
Defense
 
 
 
Response to 1 NT
Penalty double
Entrapment play
Trump promotion
Cash hearts before third
club lead
S 4
H 10 5 2
D 7 5 4 3
C Q J 8 5 2
2 S× by North4 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 95 -800


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