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Counting on Defense II


West

Dbl
4 H
North
Pass
Pass
AP
East
1 C
3 H
South
1 S
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S J 6 3
H 9 4 3
D Q 10 9 7 5 4
C 3
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 W
5 S
Lead
S K
S A
C 2!
H 5
C 5
2nd
9
Q
10
4
J
3rd
3
6
3
K
H 3
4th
4
10
4
A
6
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
1 3
1 4
S Q 9
H J 8 6 5
D A J 8 6
C Q J 10
TableS 10 4
H K Q 10 7
D K 2
C A K 8 6 4
Bidding
Defense
 
Negative double
Count hand pattern
Try for a ruff
S A K 8 7 5 2
H A 2
D 3
C 9 7 5 2
4 H by East10 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
North

4 NT
5 H
East
1 D
Pass
AP
South
2 H
5 D
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A K 8 6 5
H Q 10 2
D A K 10 6
C 9
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 N
5 E
6 E
Lead
D 2
S 3
S K
C 9
H A!
D 3
2nd
6
2
Q
K
6
H 7
3rd
7
A
D 5
5
5
C 2
4th
Q
9
4
8
2
10
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
4 2
S J 10 7 4 2
H 5 4 3
D 2
C 10 8 4 2
TableS Q 9
H A
D J 9 8 7 4 3
C A K 7 3
Bidding
Defense
 
Key-card Blackwood
Count decl’s tricks
Shift to trumps
S 3
H K J 9 8 7 6
D Q 5
C Q J 6 5
5 H by South10 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -100


West

1 S
3 S
North

Pass
Pass
East

2 S
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 9 6
H Q J 9 3
D 10 8 6
C A 6 2
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 N
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 W
Lead
H Q
H 2
H J!
S 4
S K
S Q
C 4
D 2
S 7
S 2
2nd
K
8
S 3
J
9
10
2!
5
C 6
D 8
3rd
A
9
6
A
5
8
K
K
C 9
C 10
4th
4
5
10
6
C 8!
C 3
5
6
C 7
D 4
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 Q 7 2
H 10 8 4
D A K 3
C J 4
TableS 8 5 4 3
H K 5
D J 9 2
C K Q 10 9
Bidding
Defense
 
Follow up major raise
Force dummy to ruff
Count signal
S J
H A 7 6 2
D Q 7 5 4
C 8 7 5 3
4 S by West7 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 +100


West
Pass
Pass
North
1 NT
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT
Board 4
Both Vul
S 9 6 3
H A K 9 8
D Q 10 4
C A Q J
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 E
6 E
Lead
H 2
D 4
D 5
D Q
S 10!
S 5
2nd
4
2
H 3!
A
4
K
3rd
Q
J
10
7
8
A
4th
A
3
6!
C 5!
3
6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
S A Q J 8
H Q 7 6 3
D 3
C 9 8 6 5
TableS 10 5 2
H J 10 5 2
D A 6 2
C 10 4 3
Bidding
Defense
 
Response to 1 NT
Discard signal
Shift to proper card
S K 7 4
H 4
D K J 9 8 7 5
C K 7 2
3 NT by North5 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 -100


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