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When To Win or Duck IV


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 D
1 NT
2 H
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 H
2 C1
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S A Q 2
H 7 6 4
D K Q 8 4
C Q 10 9
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 W
5 E
6 W
Lead
S 10
H 4
D 5
C 3!
C 5
C 7
2nd
A
2
A!
9
8
Q
3rd
3!
Q
4
A
K
H 3
4th
5
10
2
J
10
4
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
S 10 9 8 4
H 10
D A 9 6
C K 7 6 3 2
TableS 7 3
H K 5 3 2
D J 10 7 3 2
C A 5
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid
Read partner’s signal
Shift to another suit
S K J 6 5
H A Q J 9 8
D 5
C J 8 4
4 H by South8 top tricksWin the restdown 1 -50


West

2 C
4 H
North

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

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 2-over-1
Do not hop with ace
Honor signal
S K 9 3
H 6 5
D Q 10 8 7
C Q J 10 2
4 H by East7 top tricksLose the last trickdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 S
2 D1
4 S
East

Pass
Pass
AP
South
1 C
1 NT
3 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A K 9 8 6
H K 2
D J 3 2
C 9 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 E
9 W
Lead
H J
S 9
S 5
C 2
D 10!
S 7
C 3
D 6
D 8
2nd
5
4
10
6!
J
C 4
A
9
3
3rd
4
Q
K
J
K
A
7
Q
5
4th
K
2
3
Q
A
J
5
2
4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 4
S 10 2
H Q 9 6 4
D Q 10 8 7
C Q 5 4
TableS J 4 3
H J 10 8 7 3
D K 6 5
C A 6
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid
Do not hop with ace
Return proper card
S Q 7 5
H A 5
D A 9 4
C K J 10 8 7
4 S by North8 top tricksWin the restdown 1 -50


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


 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Unusual squeeze
Choose lead at notrump
Save partner’s entry
South can set by letting
North win third heart
S J 5
H Q J 7 6 5
D Q 4 3 2
C 9 7
3 NT by West7 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 3 -600


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