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When To Win or Duck II


West

4 H
North
1 D
Pass
East
Dbl
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S A J 9 6
H 8
D Q J 10 6 4
C A J 8
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 N
5 S
6 N
Lead
D Q
H 2
C 6
S J!
S 7
S A
2nd
A!
3
A!
Q
8
4
3rd
3
A
4
K
9
5
4th
5
8
2
3
2
10
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
S 10 8 3
H A K J 9 7 6
D K 8 5
C 6
TableS Q 4 2
H Q 5 4 2
D A 2
C K Q 5 4
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Deceptive play
Grab lead to shift
Entrapment play
S K 7 5
H 10 3
D 9 7 3
C 10 9 7 3 2
4 H by West8 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +50


West

1 S
Pass
North

Dbl
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 D
1 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 6 3
H K J 10 2
D Q 10 8 3
C A K 3
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 W
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 N
Lead
S 5
D 4
S 10
S 8
H A
H Q
H J
H 10
2nd
3
5!
4
D 3
5
3
7
8
3rd
9
8
J!
D 2
2
K
S 7
D 7
4th
Q
A
6
A
4
6
C 6
C 7!
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
S K J 8 5 2
H 5 3
D K 5
C Q 9 7 6
TableS 10 9
H 9 8 7 6 4
D A 6 2
C J 5 2
Bidding
Defense
 
Negative double
Duck to retain entry
Choose discard
S A Q 7 4
H A Q
D J 9 7 4
C 10 8 4
3 NT by South8 top tricksLose 3 more tricksdown 1 -100


West

Pass
3 S
North

Pass
Pass
East

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

Play
Defense
 
Passed hand response
Follow up major raise
Deceptive play
Read partner’s signal
Grab lead to shift
S K 4
H J 10 9 3
D A J 9 3
C 10 9 6
4 S by East9 top tricksConcede high trumpdown 1 +100


West
Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 S
2 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 NT
4 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J 10 7 4
H A K 6 2
D K 3 2
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 N
Lead
H 3
S 2
H 8
S 10
H 9!
S J
S 4
D 5
S 7
H 6
2nd
Q
6!
7
3
A
9
C 10
8
D 7
C 8
3rd
5
Q
4
C 3
D 4
C 4
H J
K
C 6
C 7
4th
2
K
K
A
10
5
8
6
C 5
C A!
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S A 8 6 5
H 9 5 4
D Q 9 8
C A J 5
TableS K 9 3
H 8 3
D 10 7 6 4
C K 10 9 8
Bidding
Defense
 
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Do not hop with ace
Avoid endplay
S 2
H Q J 10 7
D A J 5
C Q 7 6 4 3
4 H by North6 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 -100


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