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Throw-In Plays III


West

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



 
Stayman convention
Shun holdup play
Throw-in play
If fourth club is cashed
early
North is squeezed
S 10 7 6 4
H J 10 6
D A 5
C K Q J 7
3 NT by North7 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 3 +400


West

1 H
4 H
North

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

Play
 
Cope with T/O double
Follow up major raise
Avoidance duck
Squeeze throw-in
S J 8 7
H 7 6 5
D Q 10 9 7
C 10 9 2
4 H by West9 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 4 -420


West

1 H
Pass
Pass
North

Dbl
3 H
5 C
East

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

Play

 
Negative double
Cue-bid general force
Elimination technique
Loser-on-loser play
Put long trumps to work
S A 6 3
H
D 6 5 4
C A Q 10 6 5 4 3
5 C by South10 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 5 +400


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

Play 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Gerber convention
Squeeze throw-in
S
H Q 10 8 7
D Q J 10 8 5
C 10 9 8 2
6 NT by East11 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 6 -1440


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