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Squeeze Plays III


West

2 S
AP
North
1 H
3 C1
East
Dbl
Pass
South
2 H
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S J 8
H A K Q J 6 3
D K
C J 5 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 N
9 S
10 S
11 N
Lead
S K
S 2
C 10!
H 2
H K
D K
S Q
H 6
D Q
D 5
H Q!
2nd
3
4
2
5
D 2
A
7
S 6
10
J
?
3rd
10
A
6
A
8
4
5
10
C 3
H J
4th
8
J
A
4
7
3
H 3
9
7
8
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S A 10 9 5
H 9 7 5
D J 10 3
C 10 9 8
TableS K Q 6 2
H 4
D A 9 8 7 2
C Q 7 6
Note 1
Play

Defense 
competitive game try
Isolate threat
Positional squeeze
Attack dummy’s entry
S 7 4 3
H 10 8 2
D Q 6 5 4
C A K 4
4 H by North8 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 4 +420


West

1 S
4 C
6 NT
North

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

Play
 
Gerber convention
Slam decision
Preserve entry
Automatic squeeze
S J 10 8 7
H J 10 9 7
D 10 7 5
C A 5
6 NT by East9 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 6 -990


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 D
3 C
3 NT
East

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

Play
 
Opening 2 C & response
Stayman convention
Correct loser count
Automatic squeeze
S A K 10
H A K
D A 5 4 3
C K Q 8 7
3 NT by South9 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 4 +430


West
1 S
4 S
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 S
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 3
H J 8 5
D A Q 10 9
C Q J 10 5 3
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 N
4 W
5 S
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 W
Lead
C Q
D 3!
S 3
D 4!
S 2
C 9
D 6
S Q
S J
S 10!
2nd
2
9
4
10
8
10
K
C 5
C J
?
3rd
4
2
7
5
C 3
S A
S 9
H 3
H 4
4th
A
7
K
J
5
6
Q
6
C 7
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S K Q J 10 9 8
H A 10 2
D 4 3
C A 9
TableS A 5 4
H K 9 6 4 3
D 8 6 5 2
C 2
Bidding
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Correct loser count
Isolate threat
S 7 6 2
H Q 7
D K J 7
C K 8 7 6 4
4 S by West9 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 5 -650


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