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New Minor Forcing II


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 C
1 NT
2 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 D1
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S K 5 4
H A 2
D K 6 4
C Q J 10 8 4
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 N
6 E
7 W
8 W
Lead
H K
S 4
S J
C 3
C 4?
C 6!
H Q
D 10
2nd
A
2
6
9!
A!
7
2
4
3rd
4
Q
5
Q
K
S 9
5
A
4th
8
7
8
5
2
8
J
3
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
4 2
4 3
4 4
S 9 7 6
H K Q 9 7 3
D 10 9 5
C 9 2
TableS 8 2
H 10 6 5 4
D A J 8 2
C A 6 5
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid 4J16
Count signal
Holdup play
S A Q J 10 3
H J 8
D Q 7 3
C K 7 3
4 S by South6 top tricksWin the restdown 1 -50


West

1 H
3 C1
4 NT
6 H
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 D
2 NT
3 H
5 H
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 8 4
H 4 3
D Q 9 8 6
C 9 7 6 3 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 S
9 E
10 E
11 W
12 W
Lead
C 3
H 7
H 2
H A
D 2
S 5!
S 2
S 3
D A
D 3
H 10!
C 4
2nd
5
3
6
C 2
6
10
8
D 7
J
S 6
C 7
9
3rd
Q
K
Q
J
K
K
J
C 6
10
H 8
D 5
K!
4th
A
5
4
9
4
4
Q
A
8
9
S 7
J
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
11 1
S K 2
H A Q 10 8 7
D 10 7 2
C A 8 4
TableS A J 5
H K J 2
D A K 5 3
C K 10 5
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid 4Q8
Combine chances
Show-up finesse
S Q 10 9 7 6 3
H 9 6 5
D J 4
C Q J
6 H by West11 top tricksWin the last trickmade 6 -980


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 H
2 C1
4 H
East

Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 D
1 NT
3 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 8 5 4
H A Q 10 8 5
D 6 5 2
C 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 E
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 W
9 N
10 S
11 S
12 N
Lead
S K
C 3
S 2?
C 6
C Q
H K
S 9!
H 7
S 8
D A
D 4
H A
2nd
3
4
4
A
5
2
10
10
D 9
3
10
9
3rd
7
10!
Q
2
D 5
5
5
4
H J
6
H Q
D 7
4th
A
K
6
D 2
7
3
C 9
6
J
J
K
C 8
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
9 3
S J 10 7 2
H 7 2
D Q 10 3
C K 8 5 2
TableS K Q
H 9 4 3
D K J 9
C J 9 7 6 4
Note 1
Play
 
new minor forcing
Obtain early discard
Ruff in short hand
S 9 6 3
H K J 6
D A 8 7 4
C A Q 10
4 H by North8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 4 +420


West
1 D
1 NT
2 H
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 C1
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J 5 3
H 10 9 8 7
D Q 7 4
C 7 5
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 W
Lead
S 10
H 3
S 9
H A
D A
D 6
D 5
C 2
C A!
D 10!
2nd
A
7
4
C 3
2
8
Q
8
7
S J
3rd
5
Q
3
4
3
K
H 2
Q
4
H 5
4th
2
K
K
8
4
7
9
5
10
J
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A 6 4
H 6 4 3
D K 10 5 3
C A Q 6
TableS K 7 2
H A Q J 5 2
D A 6
C 9 4 2
Note 1
Bidding
Play 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid 6F8
Elopement play
S 10 9 8
H K
D J 9 8 2
C K J 10 8 3
4 H by East9 top tricksWin the high trumpmade 4 -620


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