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Trump Endings VI


West

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

Play

 
Resp to weak two-bid
Showing a feature
Trump management
Threaten to establish
dummy or crossruff
S K Q 2
H J 10 3
D A 8 6 5 2
C A 2
4 H by North7 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

2 S
North

Pass
East
1 D
Pass
South
1 NT
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 5 4
H Q J 10 5
D 10 7 6
C 10 5 4
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 S
9 S
10 N
11 S
12 S
Lead
H Q
H 6!
D 2
H 7
D 5
H 8
D 8
C K
S 3
C 10
C A
S 7
2nd
A
K
6
2
7
9
10
3
10
8
7
J
3rd
4
S 6
K
S 8
A
S 9
3
4
Q
J
5
4
4th
3
5
9
10
J
J
Q
2
2
6
9
D 4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
6 2
6 3
6 4
6 5
7 5
S A J 10 9 8 6
H 3
D 8 5 2
C 7 6 3
TableS 2
H A 8 7 6
D A K 4 3
C Q 9 8 2
Bidding
Play 
Cope with overcall
Trump endplay
S K 7 3
H K 9 4 2
D Q J 9
C A K J
2 S by West7 top tricksWin the last trickmade 2 -110


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 S
3 H?
East

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

Play 
North probably should
raise to 3 NT
Trump endplay
S K 2
H J 9 7 6 5
D A K 4
C K 6 2
4 H by South9 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 +420


West
1 C
4 H
North
3 D
Pass
East
3 H
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 9 8 6
H
D K Q 10 9 8 7 6
C Q 10 8
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 N
11 S
Lead
D A
D J
H K
S 2
S 4
S 5
C 2
C 3
C 5!
D K
H J
2nd
2
3
3
3
8
J
8
9
Q
H 8!
5
3rd
6
Q
2
Q
K
A
A
K
4
H 10
D 8
4th
5
H 7
D 7
6
7
9
7
10
J
4
Q
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
7 3
8 3
S A Q 10 4
H A 5 2
D 4 3 2
C K 5 2
TableS K 5 2
H K Q 9 8 7
D 5
C A 6 4 3
Bidding
Play
 
Weak jump overcall
Trump endplay
Crossruff
S J 7 3
H J 10 6 4 3
D A J
C J 9 7
4 H by East10 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 4 -620


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