Lesson 32 : Deals 153 - 156

Deal 153 : Dealer is N     NS Vulnerable
North *
A 9
Q 9 7
J 10 8 4
A 9 7 3
East
K J 8 7
4 2
Q 7 3
K 8 4 2
West
Q 10 5 2
A 8 3
9 5 2
Q J 10
South
6 4 3
K J 10 6 5
A K 6
6 5
Bidding (Opener's bids are underlined)
(N) : Pass - (Pass) - 1♥ - 2♣* - 2♥** - Pass
        *= Drury     **= 11-13 pts
Deal 154 : Dealer is E     EW Vulnerable
North
K 5 3
9 7
J 8 6
Q 10 7 6 4
East *
6 4
K Q 10 6
A Q 7 3
K 8 2
West
A 9 8 7 2
A 8 5 3
9 2
A 5
South
Q J 10
J 4 2
K 10 5 4
9 3
Bidding
(E) : 1♦ - 1♠ - 1NT - 2♣* - 3♥** - 4♥ - Pass
        *= Crowhurst     **= 14-15, 4 hearts
Deal 155 : Dealer is S     All Vulnerable
North
K Q 6 5 3
J 3
Q 2
A 9 5 3
East
J 4 2
9 7
J 10 9 6
K 10 4 2
West
10 7
A 6 4 2
A 8 5 4
J 8 7
South *
A 9 8
K Q 10 8 5
K 7 3
Q 6
Bidding
(S) : 1♥ - 1♠ - 1NT - 2♣* - 3♠** - 4♠ - Pass
        *= Crowhurst     **= 14-15, 3 spades
Deal 156 : Dealer is W     None Vulnerable
North
Q 8 3
J 10 7
Q 10 2
Q J 4 3
East
A J 9 4 2
K Q 9 2
7 4
A 5
West *
K 6 5
A 6 4 3
A 8 5 3
10 8
South
10 7
8 5
K J 9 6
K 9 7 6 2
Bidding
(W) : Pass - (Pass) 1♠ - 2♣* - 2♥** - 4♥ - Pass
        *= Drury     **= 14+, 4 hearts

Deal 156 : a 4-4 trump fit is preferred over 5-3, because a 5-card side suit can often be used to discard losers in the other hand.
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