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Two-over-One Game Force


West

2 C
2 NT!
3 S
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 H
3 C
3 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S A 10 8 7 2
H J 10 8 2
D 7 6 5
C 5
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
Lead
S 7
C 3
C 2
2nd
3
5
10
3rd
J
K
J!
4th
K
4
D 5
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
S K Q 9
H 3
D A 8 3
C A J 9 7 6 3
TableS 3
H A Q 9 7 6 5
D K J 2
C K 8 2
Bidding
 
Play
Rebid by responder
Strength-showing bid
Avoidance finesse
S J 6 5 4
H K 4
D Q 10 9 4
C Q 10 4
3 NT by West5 top tricksCash 7 more winnersmade 4 -430


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 H
3 S!
5 C
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 H
4 D
6 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 10 4
H A K 8 6 5
D 8 6 3
C A 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 N
10 S
11 N
Lead
C Q
H 5!
D A!
H 3
D 6
H 4
H A
H 6
S 10!
S 3
S 4
2nd
3
D 2
5
10
9
7
C 9
C J
2
C 10
8
3rd
8
Q
3
K
H 9!
8
C 4
C 6
A
Q
9
4th
A
2
4
C 5
7
D J
J
C 7
6
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
S 6
H J 10 7 2
D Q 10 7 5
C K 10 8 7
TableS J 8 7 2
H
D K J 9 4 2
C Q J 9 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Control-showing bid
Finessing technique
Unblocking play
S A K 9 5 3
H Q 9 4 3
D A
C 6 4 3
6 H by North10 top tricksClaim the restmade 7 +1460


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 C
2 S!
4 H
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 D
3 S
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 9 8
H A 9 6 3
D 3
C A K 8 7 6
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 N
Lead
H 4
H 7?
C A
C K
D 3
D 4
H 6
D 10
H 9
D Q
C 6
2nd
3
8
2
4
2
9
D 7
K
D J
S 3
J
3rd
K
10
3
H J
A
S 8
S 5
S 9
S 6
S A
S 7
4th
2
A
5
10
6
5
5
8
Q
C 9
S 10
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
9 2
S Q 10 4 3
H Q 10 5 4
D K 9 6
C 10 5
TableS 2
H K 7
D J 8 7 5 2
C Q J 9 4 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Control-showing bid
Crossruff
Trump endplay
S K J 7 6 5
H J 8 2
D A Q 10 4
C 3
4 S by South8 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 5 +450


West
1 S
2 H
3 D!
5 H
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
2 D
2 NT
4 NT
6 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J 10 8 4
H 10 5
D 8 2
C K J 9 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 S
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
S 2
S 3!
D 5
C 2
C 8
S 7
C 10
S 9
2nd
5
D 6
Q
3
5
10
7
J
3rd
8
6
2
A
D 3
D 10
D 7
D J
4th
K
4
4
4
9
C 6
J
H 4
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S A 9 7 6 5
H A K 8 3
D Q 7 3
C 2
TableS K 3
H 7 6 2
D A K J 10 4
C A 10 8
Bidding
 
Play
Opener’s third bid
Key-card Blackwood
Subdue enemy ruff
S 2
H Q J 9 4
D 9 6 5
C Q 7 6 5 4
6 D by East10 top tricksDraw trump, claimmade 6 -1370


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Practice 5K05 by Richard Pavlicek

Two-over-One Game Force II


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North
1 S
3 C
4 D!
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
2 D
3 NT
4 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S A 10 7 6 5
H J
D Q J 6
C A K 9 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 S
Lead
H 5
H K!
H 9
C 3
D Q
D J
D 6
D K
D 8
2nd
J
A?
S 6
Q
5
H 7
C 6
10
S 3
3rd
3
S 5
6
A
2
7
A
S 7
S 10!
4th
Q!
4
10
2
3
4
9
S 9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S 8 4 3
H A 9 8 5 2
D 10 9 4 3
C Q
TableS K Q 9
H 7 6 4 3
D 5
C 10 8 7 6 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Shape-showing bid
Choose best game
Overtaking play
Automatic squeeze
S J 2
H K Q 10
D A K 8 7 2
C J 4 3
4 NT by South7 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 6 +490


West

2 C
3 S!
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 S
2 NT
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q J 9 8
H 7 6 5
D 8 7 5
C K 8 4
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 N
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 E
10 E
11 W
Lead
H Q
C 2
S 2
C 3
H 7
S 3
C A
H 8
D K!
D 4
C 5!
2nd
2
7
8
6
K
D 2
8
6
6
10
3rd
5
Q
K
J
9
A
H 3
S 5
3
A
4th
A
4!
4
K
4
9
9
J
5
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A 10 2
H 8 4 2
D A 9 3
C A Q J 5
TableS K 7 6 5 3
H A K 3
D K J 4
C 3 2
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Rebid after 2-over-1
Choose best game
Elopement play
Refuse first finesse
S 4
H Q J 10 9
D Q 10 6 2
C 10 9 7 6
4 S by East9 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 C
3 NT!
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 H
3 D1
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 9 2
H 6 4
D K Q 10
C A Q 10 9 3
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 S
4 E
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 N
10 N
11 N
Lead
S 6
S 3
D 2
S 5?
C 3
C 2
C A
C Q
C 9
D Q
H 4
2nd
4
9
4
8
4
7
H 3
H 7
S 7
7
8
3rd
K
10
K
D 5
K
10
6
J
H 2
H 5
9!
4th
2
A
A?
Q
5
D 3
8
D 6
D 8
9
10
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
8 3
S K 3
H K J 10
D 9 8 6 5 4
C 8 7 5
TableS J 10 7 6 5
H 8 7 3
D A J 7 3
C 4
Note 1
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
splinter bid
Choose best game
Any J/S after 2-over-1
is a splinter
Placing enemy cards
Throw-in play
S A 8 4
H A Q 9 5 2
D 2
C K J 6 2
3 NT by North7 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 4 +430


West
1 S
2 D!
3 S
4 NT
6 S
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
East
2 C
2 NT
4 S
5 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 8 7 5
H 9 7 5 4 3
D A Q 4
C 7 6
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 E
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 E
Lead
H 4
S A
C 2!
C K
C 3
S 3
C 5
S K
H 2
C J
2nd
J
8
6
9
10
5
Q
7
5
3rd
6!
2
A
D 9
S 9
Q
S 10
D 2
K!
4th
A!
4
4
7
H 3
6
D 4
D 3
8
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S A K J 10 9 3
H A 2
D K J 10 9
C 2
TableS Q 2
H K J 10
D 7 2
C A K J 8 5 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Rebid after 2-over-1
Key-card Blackwood
Preserve entry
Set up dummy’s suit
Set trap for declarer
S 6 4
H Q 8 6
D 8 6 5 3
C Q 10 9 4
6 S by West11 top tricksLose 1 trickmade 6 -1430


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Practice 5K09 by Richard Pavlicek

Two-over-One Game Force III


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North
1 H
2 D
2 NT
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
2 S!
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 8 3
H K Q 10 9 8
D A K 9 2
C 10 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 N
6 W
7 N
8 E
9 S
10 S
11 N
Lead
S K
S 10!
H 2
C 10
H Q!
D 6
H 10
C 3
S A
D 5
H 9
2nd
2!
J
4
5
3
K
J
A!
6
8
3rd
4
5
K
4
S 7
4
C 8
7
D 2
A
4th
3
8
6
6!
A
3
7
2
9
7
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 6 5 4
H A 7 4
D Q 10 8 6
C K 7 6
TableS K Q 10 9
H J 6 5 3
D J 7 4
C 5 3
Bidding
Play
 
Defense
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Communication/entries
Go after sure trick
Refuse first finesse
Set trap for declarer
S A J 7 2
H 2
D 5 3
C A Q J 9 8 4
3 NT by North4 top tricksLose the last trickmade 3 +400


West

2 C
2 NT!
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 S
3 NT
South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 10 8
H J 10 8 7
D K J 6 3
C 10 5
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 N
4 N
5 N
6 E
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 W
11 E
Lead
D 3
D 2
D K
D 6?
S J
C K
C 6
C Q
H Q
H 6
H K
2nd
7
10
S 2
H 3!
K
4
8
S 8
7
10
3rd
A
J
4
5
7
3
A
S 3
4
A
4th
9
8
Q
C 2!
4
5
10
9
2
5
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
S A 6 4
H Q 6
D Q 10 9
C A Q 7 3 2
TableS K 5 3 2
H A K 9 4 3
D 8 7
C K 6
Bidding
 
 
 
Play
Rebid after 2-over-1
Rebid by responder
North can defeat by not
cashing fourth diamond
Double squeeze
S Q 9 7
H 5 2
D A 5 4 2
C J 9 8 4
3 NT by West8 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 D
2 S!
4 C
5 C
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 H
3 S
4 NT
6 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J 10
H 2
D A K 10 7 4
C A 9 7 3
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
Lead
S 3!
H 2!
S 2
D 2!
D K
D 4
H 8
D 7
S A
2nd
10
7
J
3
9
J
5
Q
5
3rd
4
K
H 3
A
H 4
S 7
S K
S 8
C 3
4th
6
A
Q
6
5
8
6
C 8
C 2
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S 5 3 2
H A J 9 5
D 8 5 3
C K 10 8
TableS 4
H 10 7 6 3
D Q J 9 6
C J 6 4 2
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Control-showing bid
Key-card Blackwood
Timing the play
Leading trumps
S A Q 9 8 7 6
H K Q 8 4
D 2
C Q 5
6 S by South9 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +980


West
1 S
3 D!
3 S
5 NT
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
2 D
3 H
4 D
7 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 10 8 6
H K 10 6 5 2
D 6
C K 7 6
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
C Q
D 2
S 2!
S 3!
D 3
S 4
D 4
S K
2nd
A
6
J
8
8
10
9
3rd
7
A
A
D 10
K
D Q
J
4th
2
7
6
H 3
H 2
H 7
H 5
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
S A K 9 7 5 4 3
H
D K J 2
C A 4 3
TableS 2
H A Q 4
D A Q 10 5 4 3
C 9 5 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Strength-showing bid
Grand slam try 5 NT
Set up dummy’s suit
Use trumps as entries
S J
H J 9 8 7 3
D 9 8 7
C Q J 10 8
7 D by East10 top tricksWin the restmade 7 -2140


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