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Trump Endings II


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 S
2 H
3 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
2 D
2 S
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S A 9 7 4 2
H Q J 4 2
D J
C A J 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 N
10 S
Lead
S Q
D J!
D 2
H 2
S 8?
D 3
H Q
H J
H 4
D 7
2nd
5
K
5
5
9
6
7
10
C 7
C 2
3rd
3
A
S 2
K
10
S 4
3
C 4
S 6
S 7
4th
A
4
8
A
K
10
6
8
9
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S 8 3
H A 9 8 6
D 6 5 4
C K 10 9 2
TableS Q J 10
H 10 7 5
D K Q 10 8
C Q 8 7
Bidding
Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Crossruff
Elopement play
S K 6 5
H K 3
D A 9 7 3 2
C 6 5 4
4 S by North6 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 +420


West

4 C
6 D
North

Pass
AP
East
1 NT
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q J 9 5 3
H 10 8 7 6 5
D
C A 7 5
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 N
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 W
11 E
12 W
Lead
S Q
D J
D 9
S 6!
C 2
H 6
S 10
C 3
C 10
H 9
C Q
D 10
2nd
4
H 5
3
2
A
Q
K
5
9
7
D Q
3rd
8
K
5
D 6
4
4
D 7
K
D 8!
A
D A
4th
A
2
S 3
5
6
2
9
8
7
J
H 8
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S A
H K 9 2
D A J 10 8 7 6 5
C 3 2
TableS 10 6 4
H A Q 3
D K 9
C K Q J 10 4
Bidding
Play 
Gerber convention
Trump coup
S K 8 7 2
H J 4
D Q 4 3 2
C 9 8 6
6 D by West10 top tricksClaim the restmade 6 -920


West

Pass
AP
North

2 S
East

Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S J 7 4 2
H J 6 5 2
D 8 3
C A 6 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 W
5 S
6 E
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
11 N
Lead
D 5
S A
H 3!
D 6
H 4
C 10
H 6!
C K
C Q
D 4
H J
2nd
3
D 2
10
8
8
2
A
4
8
7
S 9
3rd
9
2
2
10
5
3
S 3
5
6
S 4
S 5!
4th
A
8
7
K
Q
A
9
7
9
J
K
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
8 3
S
H K 10 9 8
D Q 7 6 5 2
C J 8 4 3
TableS Q 10 9 8
H A Q 7
D J 10 9
C 10 9 7
Play Trump endplay S A K 6 5 3
H 4 3
D A K 4
C K Q 2
4 S by South9 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 4 +420


West
1 D
1 NT
2 H
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
2 C1
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J 5 3
H 10 9 8 7
D Q 7 4
C 7 5
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 W
Lead
S 10
H 3
S 9
H A
D A
D 6
D 5
C 2
C A!
D 10!
2nd
A
7
4
C 3
2
8
Q
8
7
S J
3rd
5
Q
3
4
3
K
H 2
Q
4
H 5
4th
2
K
K
8
4
7
9
5
10
J
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A 6 4
H 6 4 3
D K 10 5 3
C A Q 6
TableS K 7 2
H A Q J 5 2
D A 6
C 9 4 2
Note 1
Bidding
Play 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid
Elopement play
S 10 9 8
H K
D J 9 8 2
C K J 10 8 3
4 H by East9 top tricksWin the high trumpmade 4 -620


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