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Counting by Declarer II


West

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

Play
 
Combat weak two-bid
Rebid by doubler
Count hand pattern
Transfer ruff
S 5 4
H 10 9 2
D K Q 10 9
C K J 9 6
4 H by West8 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

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

Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Count hand pattern
Throw-in play
S Q 4
H A K 5 4 3
D K J 6 2
C A 7
3 NT by North7 top tricksW endplayed, lose 1made 3 +600


West

Dbl
North

Pass
East

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

Play 
Combat preempt
Optional double
Count hand pattern
S
H A K J 8 7 3 2
D 8 7
C Q 9 7 2
4 S by East9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -620


West
1 C
Pass
North
Dbl
4 H
East
Pass
AP
South
2 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 7 6 4
H A K Q 9
D 7 6 5 2
C 10
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 W
5 S
6 N
7 W
8 N
9 S
10 S
Lead
C K
C 2
D 2!
H 6
C 9
D 5
H 4
S 4
H J
H 8!
2nd
10
5
J
9
J
8
A
2
5
C 7
3rd
3
H Q
3
2
H K
4!
3
K
S 6
S 7
4th
A
4
Q
10
6
A
7
3
S 8
?
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S J 3
H 6 5 4
D A Q
C K Q J 8 7 5
TableS Q 9 8 2
H 3 2
D J 10 9 8
C 6 4 3
Bidding
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Placing enemy cards
Unusual squeeze
S K 10 5
H J 10 8 7
D K 4 3
C A 9 2
4 H by South7 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 5 +650


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