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Defensive Card Combinations IV


West

Pass
North
1 D
2 S
East
Pass
AP
South
1 S
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 6 4 2
H 7 6 5 3
D A K Q
C A 3
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 E
Lead
H K
H 4
H Q
H 9
S 5!
2nd
3
8
6
7
7
3rd
A
10!
C 4
S A!
J
4th
2
5
J
D 4
2
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
0 5
S Q J 3
H K Q 10 9
D J 5 3
C 7 6 2
TableS A 5
H A 4
D 10 8 6 2
C J 10 9 5 4
Defense
 
Suit preference signal
Trump promotion
S K 9 8 7
H J 8 2
D 9 7 4
C K Q 8
2 S by South7 top tricksLose 1 trump trickdown 1 -50


West

3 H
North

Pass
East
1 H
4 H
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A J 9 4
H K Q 4
D 7 2
C J 10 4 3
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 W
4 E
5 N
Lead
S 2
D 2!
H J
H 3
S 4
2nd
K
5
4!
C 5
10
3rd
A
8
A
10
Q
4th
3
J
2
Q
5
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
2 3
S K 6 5
H J 10 9 5
D K Q J 6
C K 2
TableS 10 3
H A 8 7 6 3
D A 9 5
C A Q 7
Defense
 
Try to fool declarer
Do not cover honor
S Q 8 7 2
H 2
D 10 8 4 3
C 9 8 6 5
4 H by East10 top tricksConcede high trumpdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
4 S
East

Pass
AP
South
1 D
3 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 10 9 8
H K 7 4
D Q 7 3
C Q 9 7
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 N
Lead
H Q
C 2!
C K
C 5
C 8!
S 8
S 3
S 9
D 3
2nd
2
7
6
10
S 10
2
H 3
6
S J
3rd
A
J
3!
A
D 9!
A
K
7
10
4th
4
4
9
Q
D 8
4
5
D 2
4
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
4 5
S 4
H A 8 5 3
D 6 5 4 2
C A 8 3 2
TableS J 6 5 2
H Q J 10 9 6
D 9
C K J 5
Defense
 
Underlead to partner
Trump promotion
S A Q 7 3
H 2
D A K J 10 8
C 10 6 4
4 S by North9 top tricksWin the restdown 2 -100


West
1 NT
2 S
4 S
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
2 C
3 S
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 7 4
H Q 9 8 6 2
D Q 7 2
C J 2
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 E
Lead
H 6
H A
S 6!
S 3
S A
C 3
C 8
C 7
C 10
D 9
2nd
5
J
2
8
10
2
5
H 8
D 4
K!
3rd
K
2
7
K
5
K
A
Q
9
A
4th
4
7
J
4
H 3
4
J
6
H 9
2
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S A K 9 2
H J 4
D A J 3
C A 9 7 3
TableS Q J 5 3
H 7 5
D 9 8 6
C K Q 10 8
Defense
 
Passive defense
Read suit layout
S 8 6
H A K 10 3
D K 10 5 4
C 6 5 4
4 S by West8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 +100


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