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Trump Endings VII


West

Pass
North
1 S
4 S
East
Pass
AP
South
3 S
Board 1
None Vul
S K 10 9 8 7
H K J 2
D A 9 3
C Q 2
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 S
4 W
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
C J
H 8
C 4
H 4
D A
D 3
C 6
H 2
C 7
D 9!
2nd
3
J
A
K
2
4
5
10
H 6
J
3rd
K
Q
Q
9
5
K
S 7
S 6
S 8
6
4th
2
A
8
3
7
10
9
5
10
Q
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
S 3 2
H 8 7 6 5 4
D Q 10 7
C A K 5
TableS Q 5 4
H Q 10 9
D J 4 2
C J 10 9 8
Play
 
Avoid trump loser
Trump endplay
S A J 6
H A 3
D K 8 6 5
C 7 6 4 3
4 S by North8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

1 S
3 H
North

Pass
AP
East
1 H
2 H
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 6 2
H K 5 4 2
D Q 9 4
C K J 10
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 E
Lead
D 5
D 2
H Q
H 10
D 6!
S 5
D 10
S 7
2nd
3
7
2
4
Q
4
S 6
8
3rd
9!
K
3
6
H 8
A!
H 9
10
4th
A
4
7
C 6
8
2
J
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
7 1
S A J 10 3
H Q 10
D K 10 6 3
C 9 5 2
TableS 7 5
H A J 9 8 6 3
D A 2
C Q 4 3
Bidding
Play
Defense 
Rebid by responder
Trump endplay
Third-hand play
S K 9 8 4
H 7
D J 8 7 5
C A 8 7 6
3 H by East8 top tricksWin 2 trump tricksmade 3 -140


West

Pass
North

Pass
East

Pass
South
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 4 2
H A K 5 2
D 7 6 5 3
C A 5 4
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
Lead
D K
S A
H 3
D 5!
H 4
D 6
C 3
D 7
H 7
2nd
3
D 4
6
9
9
J
7
A
10
3rd
2
2
A
S 6
K
S 7
A
S 8
2
4th
S 5
3
8
8
J
10
2
Q
C J
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
8 1
S
H Q 10 9 6
D K Q 10 8 4
C Q 10 8 7
TableS Q 10 9 3
H J 8
D A J 9 2
C K J 2
Bidding
Play 
Choose weak opening
Trump endplay
S A K J 8 7 6 5
H 7 4 3
D
C 9 6 3
4 S by South9 top tricksWin 2 trump tricksmade 4 +420


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

Play 
Control-showing bid
Lead-directing double
Trump endplay
S
H 10 9 2
D J 7 6 5 2
C Q 10 9 8 6
6 S by West13 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 6 -1430


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