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Defensive Card Combinations II


West

1 H
2 C1
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 D
1 S
3 NT
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 10 8 6
H K 3 2
D 9 7 4
C K Q 3
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 E
11 E
Lead
C 10
S 10!
S 4!
S 8
D 3
D 2
C 7!
D 5
D Q
D 8
H 8
2nd
4?
J
9
A
6
7
2
9
C 9
H 4
7
3rd
Q
K
Q
3
J
A
A
K
C 6
H 6
Q
4th
5
7
2
H 5
4
10
3
C 8
H 2
H 3!
K
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
7 4
S 9 7
H A Q 10 6 5
D J 5 2
C A 6 4
TableS A J 5 2
H 8
D A K Q 8 3
C J 7 5
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
fourth suit forcing
Opener’s third bid
Entrapment play
Avoid endplay
S K 4 3
H J 9 7 4
D 10 6
C 10 9 8 2
3 NT by East7 top tricksLose the restdown 2 +100


West

Pass
AP
North

3 S
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A Q 10 4 3
H 10 5 4
D A Q 4
C 6 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 E
6 N
7 N
8 W
9 S
10 N
11 W
Lead
C 4
S 2
S 3
C J!
D 6!
D A
D 4
H 2
S 8
H 5
H 8
2nd
5
6
7
7
7
2
3
4
C 8
3
10
3rd
Q
A
K
6
8
9
J
9!
Q
K
Q
4th
A
5
C 3
K
Q
5
K
J
C 2
A
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
7 4
S 6
H A 8 2
D K 10 8 5
C 10 8 7 4 3
TableS 7 5
H Q 9 6 3
D 6 3 2
C K Q 9 2
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Ruff/discard endplay
Shift to safe suit
Finesse against dummy
S K J 9 8 2
H K J 7
D J 9 7
C A J
4 S by South7 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 -100


West

Pass
AP
North

1 S
East

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


 
Rebid by opener
Passive defense
Entrapment play
West’s H 8 marks North
with the H 9
S J 10 9 8
H K 6 3
D A Q 4 3
C K 6
2 S by North3 top tricksWin 1 more trickdown 1 -50


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

Play

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 2-over-1
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
Avoid endplay
Entrapment play
S Q 10 3
H 6 3
D K J 8 6 5
C A 9 7
4 H by West8 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +100


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