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Squeeze! Don’t Finesse!


West

2 C
AP
North
1 D
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 2
H J 6 5
D A K 3 2
C Q 7 6
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 N
4 W
5 N
6 E
7 S
8 N
9 N
10 S
11 S
12 S
Lead
C K
S 5
H 5
D 4
H 6
C 5?
S 9
H J
S 2
S A
S 10
D J
2nd
6
Q!
2
A
K
S 8
C 3
3
6
C J
D 7
8
3rd
4
3
9!
5
Q
2
J
D 9
K
D 2
C Q
K!
4th
8
7
A
6
4
7
4
7
C 10
H 8
H 10
Q
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
9 3
S 5
H A 7 4
D 8 7 4
C A K J 10 3 2
TableS 6 4 3
H K 10 8 3 2
D Q 5
C 9 5 4
Play Show-up finesse S A K 10 9 8 7
H Q 9
D J 10 9 6
C 8
4 S by South8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 4 +420


West

2 S
North

Pass
East
Pass
4 S
South
2 H
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 8 6 5
H 5 2
D J 10 8 6 5
C A J
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 N
8 W
9 W
10 W
11 E
12 E
Lead
H 5
H Q
S K
S Q
S 2
C 3
D J
S J
S 10!
D 4
D K
C 7
2nd
3
K
5
6
8
6
7
9
D 5
6
C 8
9
3rd
A
2
3
7
A
K
2
C 4
C 5
A
C 2
Q!
4th
7
6
4
H 4
H 8
A
Q
H 9
D 3
9
8
J
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
9 2
10 2
S K Q J 10 2
H K 7
D Q 4
C K Q 10 2
TableS A 7 3
H 10 6 3
D A K 7
C 7 5 4 3
Play Show-up finesse S 4
H A Q J 9 8 4
D 9 3 2
C 9 8 6
4 S by West8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 5 -450


West

Pass
4 S
North

Pass
AP
East

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

Play 
Balancing bid
Good jump overcall
Show-up finesse
S 6
H A K Q 10 6
D 10 9 6 2
C A J 3
4 S by East8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 5 -650


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

Play 
Cope with overcall
Strength-showing bid
Show-up finesse
S 8 4 3 2
H 8 3
D A 9
C A K 10 3 2
5 D by North10 top tricksWin the last trickmade 5 +600


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