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Trump Endings IV


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 C
3 C
3 H
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 H
3 D
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S 4 3
H A K
D Q 7 3
C A K J 8 6 2
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
S 5
S 6
D 10
H 4
C A!
C 2!
H 6
C 6!
D 6!
C K
2nd
3
Q
3
10
5
9
S 2
10
4
H 9
3rd
A
K
2
K
4
H 5
A
H 7
Q
H J
4th
7
4
A
2
3
7
3
Q
5
S 8
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S K 10 8 5 2
H 10
D 10 9 8 4
C Q 7 3
TableS A J 9 6
H Q 9 3 2
D 5 2
C 10 9 5
Bidding
Play
Defense 
Opener’s third bid
Trump coup
Choose lead at suit
S Q 7
H J 8 7 6 5 4
D A K J 6
C 4
4 H by South11 top tricksLose 1 trump trickmade 4 +420


West

2 S
4 S
AP
North

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

Play

 
Follow up major raise
Penalty double
Trump endplay
South’s double costly
but hard to criticize
S K J 9 8 7
H K 10 4
D Q J 10
C Q 2
4 S× by East7 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 4 -590


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 H
3 H
5 H
East

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

Play 
Rebid by opener
Bid of 5 in a major
Elopement play
S K 5 2
H A K 2
D A J 8 5 4
C K 3
6 H by North10 top tricksLose the last trickmade 6 +980


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

Play

Defense 
Weak jump overcall
Cope with overcall
Avert overruff
Trump coup
Overtaking play
S A 7
H 10 7 6 5
D K 5 4 2
C 8 4 2
4 H by West9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -620


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