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Squeeze Plays VIII


West

Pass
North
2 NT
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S K 5 4
H A K Q
D A K 2
C J 10 9 3
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 N
4 N
5 N
6 E
7 E
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 N
Lead
S 2
S J
D A
D K
S 5!
S Q
C 4
H 8
C 10
H 9
H Q
2nd
3
K
3
C 2
10
H 3
A
4
5
10
7
3rd
A
8
4
5
7
H 2
6
A
K
K
D 6
4th
4
6
8
7
9
C 3
9
5
7
6
?
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S A J 9
H 10 4 2
D J 10 8 7
C Q 7 6
TableS Q 10 8 2
H J 7 6 5
D 3
C 8 5 4 2
Bidding
Play 
Opening 2 NT & response
Correct loser count
S 7 6 3
H 9 8 3
D Q 9 6 5 4
C A K
3 NT by North8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +430


West

3 S
4 NT
6 S
North

Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 NT
4 S
5 H
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 2
H K 10 8 6 4
D Q 9 7 5
C K 8 7
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 W
4 E
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 W
11 W
Lead
H 6
H 2
S 3
D A!
D 8
D J
S J
S Q
S 10
S 5
S 4!
2nd
J
S 8
2
3
4
Q
7
D 9
H 10
C 7
?
3rd
A
4
K
2
K
S 9
A
C 2
C 3
C 4
4th
3
5
6
5
7
6
H 8
H 7
H 9
D 10
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A Q 10 8 5 4 3
H 3
D K J 2
C Q 5
TableS K J 9
H Q J 5
D A 8
C A 10 4 3 2
Play
 
Communication/entries
Positional squeeze
S 7 6
H A 9 7 2
D 10 6 4 3
C J 9 6
6 S by West10 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 6 -980


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 H
4 S
East

Pass
AP
South
1 S
4 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 5 4 2
H A K 6 4
D 8 5 4 2
C 2
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 W
4 E
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
Lead
D K
D A
D 6
C K
S A
S J
C J
S Q
S 10
S 7
2nd
2
4
5
A
8
9
5
C 7
C 10
?
3rd
9
7
S 3
4
2
4
S 5
K
H 4
4th
3
J
Q
2
6
C 3
6
C 8
C 9
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
S 9 8
H Q 8 3
D A K 10 6
C 10 8 5 4
TableS 6 3
H 10 9 7
D 9 7
C K Q 9 7 6 3
Play Positional squeeze S A K J 10 7
H J 5 2
D Q J 3
C A J
4 S by South8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +420


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

Play

Defense
 
Cope with overcall
Rebid by opener
Count hand pattern
Automatic squeeze
Uppercut
Attitude signal
S J 8 7
H 8 2
D J 2
C A K J 8 7 6
4 S by East9 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 4 -620


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