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Coping with Interference


West

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

Play

Defense 
Cope with T/O double
Rebid by opener
Placing enemy cards
Set up dummy’s suit
Try for an overruff
S 4
H K 6 5
D A 10 8 7 6 5
C 9 5 4
2 D by South8 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 +110


West

2 NT!
North

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

Play 
Cope with overcall
Limit jump response
Trump endplay
S Q J 10 9 6
H 6
D Q J 4 2
C A Q J
4 H by East10 top tricksWin 2 trump tricksmade 4 -420


West

1 S
Pass
3 NT
North

Dbl
Pass
AP
East

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

Play

Defense 
Cope with T/O double
Rebid by redoubler
Communication/entries
Overtaking play
Choose discard
S K 10 9 6
H 10 7 6 5 3
D 7 4 2
C 9
3 NT by West5 top tricksLose the restmade 3 -600


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

Play 
Cope with overcall
Limit raise
Automatic squeeze
S 8 4 3
H K 7 2
D A 5
C K J 9 6 4
3 C by North9 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +130


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