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Fourth Suit Forcing II


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 C
1 H
2 C
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 D
1 S1
2 H
Board 1
None Vul
S 8 5 4
H A Q 8 3
D 2
C K Q J 8 4
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 W
4 E
5 E
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
11 N
Lead
S 6
S A
S 9
C A
S 10!
C K
C Q
D A
D K
D 10
C J!
2nd
2
5
8
3
D 8
2
10
3
6
Q
H 10
3rd
J
7
K
5
H K!
D 9
H 4!
2
C 8
H 3
H 6
4th
4
3
Q
4
H A
6
7
4
5
J
9
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
6 5
S A J 9
H K 5
D Q 7 6 3
C 9 7 6 5
TableS K 10 7 6
H J 10 2
D J 5 4
C A 10 2
Note 1
Bidding
Play

Defense
 
fourth suit forcing
Responder’s third bid
Read enemy tactics
Trump endplay
Cash out play
Uppercut
S Q 3 2
H 9 7 6 4
D A K 10 9 8
C 3
2 H by North4 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 2 +110


West

2 D
3 C1
3 H
4 C
6 D
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 S
2 H
3 D!
3 S
4 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 7 6
H 7 6
D 7 5 4 2
C K Q 7 6 5
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 E
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 W
11 E
Lead
C K
D K
S 2!
S K
S 4
D 6
S 5
D A
D J
H 2
S J
2nd
3
2
6
8
9
4
Q
5
7
7
C J
3rd
8
3
A
10
D 9
Q
D 10
H 3
C 4
K
C 2
4th
A
8
3
7
H 6
C 9
C 5
H 4
C 10
5
C 6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
S 10 2
H A 8 2
D A K J 10 9 6
C A 2
TableS A K J 5 4
H K J 9 3
D Q 3
C 4 3
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
fourth suit forcing
Rebid after 2-over-1
Delay drawing trumps
Set up dummy’s suit
S Q 9 8 3
H Q 10 5 4
D 8
C J 10 9 8
6 D by West11 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 6 -920


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 S
2 H1
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 D
2 C
3 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A K 8 6 5
H 6 3
D 9 8 4
C A 10 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 S
7 E
8 N
Lead
H 4
D K
D 2!
H 9
H 8
C 2
S Q
D 4
2nd
3
10
S 4
5
A
3
2
6
3rd
J
8!
9
2
7
10!
7
7
4th
K
5
J
6
S 5
K
A
S 10
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
S 10 7 4
H Q 10 7 4 2
D 10
C J 8 7 3
TableS Q J 9 3
H J 9 8
D Q J 6 5
C K 9
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
fourth suit forcing
Opener’s third bid
Unblocking play
Avoidance finesse
S 2
H A K 5
D A K 7 3 2
C Q 6 4 2
3 NT by South7 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +430


West
1 D
1 S
2 D
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 C1
3 C
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 10 6 5
H J 4 3
D 10 5
C A Q 4 2
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 E
Lead
C 5
C 2
S 4
H 2
H A
D 2
D K
S 2
H 8!
2nd
3
J
3
3
9
8
10
6
3rd
A
8
K!
K
D 3
A
S 8
C 9
4th
7
6
5
5
4
5
9
7
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S K J 9 2
H 2
D A K 7 6 4 3
C 6 3
TableS 8 4
H A K 8 7 6
D 2
C K J 10 9 7
Note 1
Bidding
Play

Defense
 
fourth suit forcing
Pass invit 3 C w/misfit
Placing enemy cards
Trump endplay
Leading trumps
Make declarer guess
S A 7 3
H Q 10 9 5
D Q J 9 8
C 8 5
3 C by East7 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 3 -110


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