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Coping with Interference III


West

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

Play

Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Rebid by opener
Avoid trump loser
Trump endplay
Read partner’s lead
Play known card
S A K J
H K 9 6
D Q J 10
C K 8 7 6
2 H by West6 top tricksClaim the restmade 2 -110


West

1 S
Pass
North

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

Play

Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Limit jump response
Play to trick one
Shun finesse
Read partner’s lead
Shift to another suit
S Q 9 3
H Q 4 2
D A K 9 3
C Q 10 3
2 NT by North3 top tricksCash 6 more winnersmade 2 +120


West

2 H
Pass
North

Pass
5 D
East

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

Play

Defense 
Cope with overcall
Rebid by opener
Avert overruff
Establish side suit
Overtaking play
S A Q 10 7 5 2
H
D A K Q 7 5
C J 7
5 D by South6 top tricksClaim the restmade 5 +400


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

Play

Defense
 
Cope with T/O double
Rebid by redoubler
Shun holdup play
Placing enemy cards
Choose lead at notrump
Honor signal
S 10 8 7 3
H 6 5 2
D 10 9 8 5
C 10 8
3 NT by East5 top tricksWin the restmade 3 -600


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