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Coping with Interference V


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Cue-bid general force
Keep trump control
Restricted choice
Force dummy to ruff
S J 6 5 4
H 10
D 9 5 4 3 2
C K 8 6
4 H by East7 top tricksWin 5 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

1 H
North

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

Play

Defense 
Cope with overcall
Limit jump response
Finessing technique
Lead toward honor
Duck to retain entry
S 9 8 7 2
H K 4
D A J 5 3
C K Q 4
2 NT by North2 top tricksWin the restmade 2 +120


West

1 S
4 S
North

2 H
AP
East

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

Play 
Cope with overcall
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
S Q 8 4
H 10 9
D 10 9 6 5 2
C 8 6 5
4 S by West9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -620


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

Play
 
Cope with overcall
Slam decision
Ruff in short hand
Communication/entries
S 2
H
D A Q 9 8 5 4
C A K 9 8 6 5
6 C by South10 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +1370


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