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Squeeze Plays VII


West

Pass
North
Pass
Pass
East
4 S
Pass
South
Dbl
Board 1
None Vul
S 6 5 2
H Q 10 9 6
D 9 8 5
C K 10 8
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 N
7 W
8 E
9 E
10 W
11 E
Lead
H K
H A
H 5
S A
C 7!
S 5
C 3
S K
D 2
C 4
S Q!
2nd
2
7
J
4
9
8
8
C J
6
K
?
3rd
10
6
Q
3
2
H 8
S 9
D 3
Q
S 10
4th
3
4
S 7
2
10
J
6
6
5
Q
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S J 3
H J 7 2
D A Q 7 3
C 5 4 3 2
TableS A K Q 10 9 8 7
H 4 3
D J 4 2
C 7
Bidding
Play
 
Combat preempt
Isolate threat
Positional squeeze
S 4
H A K 8 5
D K 10 6
C A Q J 9 6
4 S× by East8 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 4 -590


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 NT
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 H
2 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 7 4
H J 2
D A Q 8 2
C 6 5 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 W
4 W
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
Lead
S Q
H 3!
C Q
C 8
H 5
S K!
D 2
H A
H K
H 7
2nd
A!
Q
2
3
4
5
5
8
10
D 6
3rd
9
2
4
K
J
2
K
C 5
S 7
C 6
4th
4
6
10!
A
9
C 7
4
S 8
S 10
?
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S 9
H Q 10 8 4
D 9 6 4
C Q J 9 8 7
TableS Q J 10 8 5
H 9 6
D J 10 7 5
C K 4
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Lead toward honor
Correct loser count
S A 6 3 2
H A K 7 5 3
D K 3
C A 10
3 NT by North8 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 5 +660


West

2 H
Pass
AP
North

4 H1
5 H
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 S
4 NT
6 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 6 5 4 3 2
H 5
D K 4 2
C A 10 6
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 S
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 N
Lead
H K
D Q
S A
S Q
H 4
D K
D 4
S J
S 10
S 6!
2nd
5
2
H 2
H 6
7
6
7
D J
H 10
C 2
3rd
8
3
2
3
S 4
C 5
S 9
5
K
C 7
4th
3
A
7
8
9
5
10
D 8
D 9
?
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S
H A K 10 7 6 2
D Q J 10 5
C Q J 8
TableS 8 7
H J 9 8
D 9 8 7 6 3
C 4 3 2
Note 1
Bidding
Play
 
splinter bid
Key-card Blackwood
Ruff in short hand
Automatic squeeze
S A Q J 10 9
H Q 4 3
D A
C K 9 7 5
6 S by South10 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 6 +980


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

Play
 
Resp to weak two-bid
Showing a feature
Correct loser count
Automatic squeeze
S K 2
H Q 9 8
D Q 8 7 5
C Q 10 7 6
4 S by West9 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 4 -620


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