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Squeeze Plays V


West

Pass
AP
North
1 NT
2 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 6 2
H A K 10 3
D A J 5
C A 7 4
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 N
5 W
6 N
7 S
8 S
Lead
D 4
S 2!
D 9
S 10
H Q
S 6
S 9
D K!
2nd
2
4
J
5
A
Q
H 4
?
3rd
Q
7
3
8
5
K
C 4
4th
A
J
7
A
2
3
D 6
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
S A J 3
H Q J 8 4
D Q 9
C J 10 6 2
TableS Q 5 4
H 9 7 6 5
D 10 8 6 4 3
C 9
Bidding
Play 
Stayman convention
Automatic squeeze
S K 9 8 7
H 2
D K 7 2
C K Q 8 5 3
3 NT by North8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 5 +460


West

3 H
North

Pass
East
1 H
4 H
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 5
H Q 2
D J 10 9 7 5
C Q 10 4 3
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 E
11 E
Lead
S J
S 9
H 5
H 3
C 2
C 5
C 9
H 8
H 9
H 7
H 6!
2nd
3
4
J
Q
6
4
8
D 5
D Q
C J
?
3rd
5
Q
K
A
K
A
H 4
10
D 2
D 4
4th
2!
K
2
D 6
3
7
10
D 3
D 7
D 9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A 6 4 3
H K 8 4 3
D 8 4 2
C K 5
TableS K 8 2
H A 10 9 7 6 5
D K
C A 9 2
Bidding
Play
 
Limit raise
Automatic squeeze
Correct loser count
S J 10 9 7
H J
D A Q 6 3
C J 8 7 6
4 H by East10 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 6 -480


West

3 S
4 NT
6 S
North

Pass
Pass
AP
East

4 H
5 H
South
3 H
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 5 2
H 10 4 3
D J 10 7 6
C K 8 7 5
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 W
Lead
H 3
C J
S Q
S 9
H Q
S J
S 8
S 7
S 6!
2nd
5
2!
3
H 2
4
H 8
H 10
C 7
?
3rd
K
8
4
K
S 10
A
C 3
C 4
4th
6
A
2
5
7
C 5
H 9
H J
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S A K 8 7 6 4
H Q 6
D K Q 3
C Q 2
TableS Q J 10 9
H 5
D A 8 4 2
C A 6 4 3
Bidding
Play
 
Cue-bid to show fit
Placing enemy cards
Automatic squeeze
S 3
H A K J 9 8 7 2
D 9 5
C J 10 9
6 S by West10 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 6 -1430


West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 NT
2 D
4 H
5 H
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
3 H
4 NT
6 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 7 2
H 10 9 8
D A J 4
C A K 6 3
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
Lead
D K
H 8
S 3!
S 2
S 4
D 5
S 5
H 10
H K
H 7!
2nd
A
2
6
10
D 8
H J
D 10
6
5
?
3rd
2
A
K
A
7
9
H 9
Q
C 3
4th
3
3
9
8
J
4
Q
4
D 6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S 8 6
H 5 4 3
D K Q 10 9 8
C Q 9 7
TableS Q J 10 9
H 6 2
D 7 6 5 2
C 10 5 4
Play
 
Positional squeeze
Ruff in short hand
S A 5 4 3
H A K Q J 7
D 3
C J 8 2
6 H by South10 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 6 +1430


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