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Squeeze Plays IX


West

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

Play
 
Cope with T/O double
Rebid by redoubler
Finessing technique
Positional squeeze
S Q 8 6 3
H 4 2
D K 3 2
C A K 10 7
4 H by East8 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 4 -420


West

Pass
AP
North

2 NT
East
2 S
Pass
South
Pass
3 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A K 4 2
H K 3
D Q 6 3
C K J 7 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 W
7 N
8 E
9 N
10 N
11 S
Lead
S 10
C 4
S Q?
D 3
C Q
C 10
S 4!
H 10
S K
D 6
D 10!
2nd
J
3
5
2
2
K
7
5
8
7
?
3rd
3
J
D 4
K
8
S 6
H 4
2
H 6
J
4th
2
A
A
A
5
6
D 5
K
D 8
H 8
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
2 3
3 3
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
S 3
H Q J 8 2
D A 8 5 4
C Q 10 9 3
TableS Q 10 9 8 7 6
H 10 9
D 9 7 2
C A 8
Bidding
Play
 
Combat weak two-bid
Count hand pattern
Correct loser count
S J 5
H A 7 6 5 4
D K J 10
C 6 5 4
3 NT by North4 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 3 +600


West

2 H
AP
North

2 S
East

Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8
H Q J 6 3
D K 6 4 3
C Q 6
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 E
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
11 S
Lead
H K
H 10!
D 9
S 3
C Q
C J
C 3
H 6
S A
S K
S 9
2nd
3
J
A!
2
K
8
H 5
C 7
4
H 9
?
3rd
2
S 7
5
Q
A
6
S 8
S J
10
D 4
4th
4
8
3
5
4
2
5
7
6
C 9
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S 4 2
H A K 10 9 7 5
D Q J 5
C 8 4
TableS 7 6 5
H 2
D 9 8 7
C K 10 9 7 5 2
Play Positional squeeze S A K J 9 3
H 8 4
D A 10 2
C A J 3
4 S by South8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 5 +450


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

Play
 
Opening 2 C & response
Blackwood convention
Correct loser count
Automatic squeeze
S 8 6 2
H 8 4 2
D Q J 9 8 2
C 7 5
6 NT by West11 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 6 -1440


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