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Throw-In Plays VII


West

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

Play

Defense 
Combat weak two-bid
Natural 2 NT overcall
Holdup play
Throw-in play
Honor signal
S 10 8 7 6 4
H A 6
D 10 8
C Q 10 9 2
3 NT by East4 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 D
1 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A 9 5 4
H A K 8
D K 10 4
C 5 4 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
11 N
Lead
C 7
D 2
S Q
D 7
D 4
D J
H 2
H 8
H 6
S A!
C 4
2nd
2
6
K
9
5
H 4
5
9
S 6
8
S 10
3rd
J
K
3
10
Q
S 5
A
Q
K
2
6!
4th
Q
A
4
3
C 3
8
3
7
10
7
8
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
9 2
S 7 6 3
H 7 5 4
D 9 6
C K 9 8 7 3
TableS Q J 10 8
H J 10 9 3
D A 8 5 3
C J
Bidding
Play 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Squeeze throw-in
S K 2
H Q 6 2
D Q J 7 2
C A Q 10 6
3 NT by South7 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 5 +660


West

2 S
4 S
6 S
North

Pass
Pass
AP
East

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

Play 
Cue-bid general force
Cue-bid to show fit
Squeeze throw-in
S 3
H Q J 8 6 5 2
D J 9 2
C K J 6
6 S by West11 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 6 -1430


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

Play

 
Cue-bid general force
Ace-showing bid
Delayed-duck squeeze
Also can be made with
elimination endplay
S A K 8 6 2
H 10 6 3
D 6
C A K 6 5
6 S by North9 top tricksW squeezed, lose 1made 6 +1430


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