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Defense to One Notrump III


West

2 H
North
1 NT
Pass
East
2 D1
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 9 7
H A 6 2
D A Q 10 2
C K Q 2
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
H 2
S A
S 4!
D 5
S 5!
D 6
C 3!
D 7
2nd
K!
3
6
2
8
10
8
Q
3rd
3
2
H 8
H 7
H J
H 9
A
H 10
4th
4
7
9
3
Q
4
2
J
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
S 2
H J 8 4
D K 9 8 7 6 5
C A 7 6
TableS A K 10 5 4
H K 10 9 7
D
C 10 5 4 3
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
both majors
Choose defensive action
Read enemy lead
Crossruff
S J 8 6 3
H Q 5 3
D J 4 3
C J 9 8
2 H by West5 top tricksLose the restmade 2 -110


West

Pass
AP
North

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

Play
 
Optional double
Choose best game
Set up dummy’s suit
Avert overruff
S A K 10 5 4 3
H A K 3
D A 9 3
C 6
4 H by North8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


West

Dbl
North

Pass
East

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

Defense
 
Optional double
Endplay against declarer
Choose lead at notrump
Suit preference signal
S Q 8 5
H A K 2
D K J 10 2
C K J 2
1 NT× by South4 top tricksLose the restdown 2 -300


West
Pass
2 D
North
1 NT
Pass
East
2 C1
2 S
South
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 10 8 2
H Q 8
D K J 9 8
C A K 10
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 S
8 S
9 N
10 N
11 E
Lead
H J
D 3
D 2!
H 2
D 4
C 3
H 10
C 7
C A
S 2
S 7!
2nd
4
5
K
5
9
Q
6
8
5
Q!
9
3rd
8
A
S 5
K
S 6
2
D J
K
6
3
D 6
4th
A
8
7
Q
10
10
3
4
9
4
10
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 4
6 4
6 5
S 4
H K 7 6 4
D A 6 4 2
C J 9 8 2
TableS A Q J 7 6 5
H A 3 2
D 3
C 5 4 3
Note 1
Bidding
Play 
unknown 1-suiter
Choose defensive action
Trump endplay
S 9 3
H J 10 9 5
D Q 10 7 5
C Q 7 6
2 S by East7 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 2 -110


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