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Austrian Affair


West

4 S
North
2 H
Pass
East
Dbl
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S 2
H A K Q 8 6 2
D 7 6 4
C 9 7 6
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 N
4 S
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 E
9 W
10 W
11 W
Lead
H K
H A
H Q
S 8
S K
C 3
D A!
S 9
S 7
S 6
S 5
2nd
5
J
S 10
A
H 2
6
2
C 8
H 8
C 7
D 6
3rd
9
7
S J
2
4
K
3
Q
D 8
D J
D Q
4th
3
4
10
3
C 2
4
4
H 6
D 5
D 9
?
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 Q 7 6 5
H 10 4 3
D 10 3
C 5 3
TableS 10 9 4 3
H J 5
D A Q J 8
C A K 10
Bidding
Play
 
Combat weak two-bid
Placing enemy cards
Vienna coup
S J 8
H 9 7
D K 9 5 2
C Q J 8 4 2
4 S by West9 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 4 -420


West

Pass
North

3 NT
East
1 S
AP
South
1 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A 10 8
H A 10 2
D J 10 9 6
C 5 4 3
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 N
10 S
11 S
Lead
S 9
D 3
C J
D Q
C 10
D 4
D 9
H A!
C 5
C 8
C 7
2nd
10
5
A
2
K
7
S 5
5
9
H 8
H 9
3rd
J
J
2
6
6
10
H 3
6
Q
H 2
H 10
4th
K
K
3
A
4
S 4
8
4
H 7
S 6
?
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S 9 2
H J 9 8 7 4
D 8 7 5 2
C 6 2
TableS Q J 7 6 5 4
H K 5
D A K
C J 10 9
Bidding
Play 
Choose defensive action
Vienna coup
S K 3
H Q 6 3
D Q 4 3
C A K Q 8 7
3 NT by South6 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 5 +660


West

Pass
AP
North

1 S
East

Pass
South
1 C
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q J 6 5
H 7 6 5
D J 4
C J 8 6
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 W
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
11 N
Lead
D 10
D A
H J
S 2
H 8
S 4
S 5
C A!
C K!
S 8
S 6
2nd
6
J
5
7
K
9
D 5
4
5
D 7
D 9
3rd
Q
3
4
K
2
Q
10
6
8
J
C 3
4th
4
K
A
A
6
3
D 2
2
7
D 8
?
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 9 7
H J 10 9 2
D A Q 7 2
C Q 5 4
TableS A 3
H 8 4
D 10 9 8 5 3
C 10 9 7 2
Bidding
Play 
Rebid by opener
Vienna coup
S 10 8 4 2
H A K Q 3
D K 6
C A K 3
4 S by North9 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +420


West
Pass
2 D
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 D
3 NT
South
1 H
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 9 8 7 4
H 5 3 2
D 5 3
C 10 7 5
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 E
11 W
Lead
S Q
S J
S 6!
S 8
S 7
H 5
C K
C Q
D A!
C 6
C J
2nd
3
5
10
D 4
D 8
K
2
4
Q
8
H 2
3rd
9
4
D 2
H 6
H 7
8
3
9
9
A
D 10
4th
2
K
A
D 6
D 7
10
5
7
3
10
?
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
1 3
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
S 5 3
H 10 4
D J 9 7 6 2
C A J 9 3
TableS K 6 2
H A K 9
D A 10 8 4
C K Q 6
Bidding
Play
 
Follow up minor raise
Correct loser count
Vienna coup
S Q J 10
H Q J 8 7 6
D K Q
C 8 4 2
3 NT by East7 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 3 -600


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