Main     Practice 5P01 by Richard Pavlicek    

Defense to One Notrump


West

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

Defense 
Balancing double
Optional double
Overtaking play
S 10 7 5 4
H 10 4 2
D J 8 3
C J 9 3
1 NT× by North2 top tricksWin 1 more trickdown 1 -100


West

Dbl
Pass!
North

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

Play

Defense 
Optional double
Rescue bid
Holdup play
Break communication
Trump promotion
S K 5 2
H Q J 9
D A 10 7 6
C A K 9
2 C by East6 top tricksWin the restmade 2 -90


West

Pass
2 S!
North

1 NT
AP
East

2 D1
South
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 9 8
H K 9 8 3
D K Q 4
C A K Q 5
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 N
4 N
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 E
9 W
10 E
11 W
Lead
C K
C A
C Q
S 9!
D 3
H 2
H A
H 5
D 5
H 7
D 7
2nd
3
4
6
A!
2
3
J
D 6
Q
D 10
K
3rd
9
10
J
4
A
Q
4
S 5
S 2
S Q
H 10!
4th
2
7
8
3
4
6
8
9
9
K
S 6
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
7 4
S Q 5 3
H 4 2
D A J 8 7 5
C 8 7 2
TableS A K 10 2
H A Q 10 7 5
D 3
C 6 4 3
Note 1
Bidding
Play

Defense 
Astro convention
Resp to suit overcall
Crossruff
Trump endplay
Shift to trumps
S J 7 6 4
H J 6
D 10 9 6 2
C J 10 9
2 S by West5 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 3 -140


West
1 NT
Pass
North
2 C1
4 H
East
Pass
AP
South
3 H!
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 4 2
H K Q 4 3 2
D A K 10 3
C 2
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 N
11 N
Lead
S K
S A
S Q
H J
D 5
D K
D 3
H 6!
H K
H 4
H 3!
2nd
2
4
10
2
4
6
J
9
C 3
C 4
S J
3rd
9
7
8
7
A
7
H 5
Q
C 5
C 6
C 9
4th
3
5
6
A
2
8
9
8
10
C 8
?
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S A K Q
H J 10 9
D Q 9 8 4
C K J 8
TableS J 9 8 7
H 8 7
D J 6 2
C 10 7 4 3
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
Astro convention
Resp to suit overcall
Placing enemy cards
Automatic squeeze
S 6 5 3
H A 6 5
D 7 5
C A Q 9 6 5
4 H by South8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +620


TopMain

© 2016 Richard Pavlicek