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When To Win or Duck VI


West

Pass
AP
North
1 D
1 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S J 5 4
H K 6 3 2
D K Q 10 8
C A 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 S
8 S
9 N
10 S
Lead
H 10
S J
D 9!
S 4
S 10
H 9!
S K
C 8
C 3
C Q
2nd
5
2
K
6
3
A
C 2
9
D 3
6
3rd
J!
8
7!
9
5
7
H 3
A
K
H 6
4th
K
Q
4
7
A
2
C 4
7
5
D 6
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S Q 7 3
H Q J 7
D 9 2
C J 9 6 5 2
TableS A 6 2
H 10 9 4
D A J 7 6 3
C 7 4
Defense
 
Read partner’s lead
Duck to retain entry
S K 10 9 8
H A 8 5
D 5 4
C K Q 10 8
3 NT by North5 top tricksLose the restdown 1 -50


West

1 H
3 S
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 D
1 S
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 5 4
H 10 9 3
D A 9 4 2
C Q J 8
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 S
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 W
8 E
Lead
S 10
D 3
S 9
C 4
D 5
C K
C 5
D 6
2nd
Q
4!
K
Q
7
8
J
10
3rd
5
J
4
A
S 2
2
S 8
S 7
4th
3
Q
6
3
2
6
7
9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S K Q 7 2
H A 8 7 2
D 3
C K 9 5 4
TableS A 8 6 3
H J 4
D K J 8 6 5
C A 2
Defense
 
Leading trumps
Do not hop with ace
S 10 9
H K Q 6 5
D Q 10 7
C 10 7 6 3
4 S by East7 top tricksWin 2 more tricksdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 S
4 S
East

Pass
AP
South
1 S
3 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S J 9 3
H 7 4 2
D A Q J 7
C Q 10 3
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 S
6 E
7 E
8 S
9 W
Lead
H Q
D 4
S 3
S A
D 8
S Q
H 5
C 4
H J
2nd
2
2
6
7
6
4
K
A
7
3rd
8
Q
K
9
J
C 2
6
3
10
4th
A
5!
2
10
K
J
4
5
3
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
5 4
S 7 2
H Q J 9 6
D 10 6 2
C A J 7 2
TableS Q 10 6
H 10 8 5
D K 9 5 3
C 9 8 5
Defense Set trap for declarer S A K 8 5 4
H A K 3
D 8 4
C K 6 4
4 S by South7 top tricksWin the restdown 1 -50


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


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