Lesson 15 : Deals 141 - 144
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IBD 141 : Dealer is N     EW Vulnerable
North *
♠  -
♥  A Q 5
♦  K Q J 10 7 4
♣  A K 5 3
East
♠  K 9 7 6 3
♥  K 9 6 3
♦  2
♣  J 10 8
West
♠  A 8 5 4 2
♥  J 10 7
♦  8 5
♣  9 7 2
South
♠  Q J 10
♥  8 4 2
♦  A 9 6 3
♣  Q 6 4
Bidding : (N) 2♣ - 2NT - 6♦   Bidding Guide     Lead : J♣

Play : Ruffing Double finesse in ♠ has a 76% chance
of success. Much better than an Indirect
finesse of the K♥ (50%).
IBD 142 : Dealer is E     All Vulnerable
North
♠  9 8
♥  J 8 7 6 4
♦  K 4
♣  10 9 7 2
East *
♠  A K J 10 6
♥  A Q
♦  6 3
♣  K Q J 6
West
♠  Q 5 3
♥  9 2
♦  A J 10 7 2
♣  A 8 4
South
♠  7 4 2
♥  K 10 5 3
♦  Q 9 8 5
♣  5 3
Bidding : (E) 2♣ - 3♦ - 3♠ - 4♠ - 4NT - 5♥ - 6♠     Lead : 4♠

Play : Double finesse in (76% chance of success).
IBD 143 : Dealer is S     None Vulnerable
North
♠  A 10 7
♥  A Q 4
♦  8 6 3
♣  8 7 5 3
East
♠  J 5 4 3
♥  K J 10 7
♦  7 4
♣  J 9 4
West
♠  8 6 2
♥  9 8 6
♦  Q J 10 9 2
♣  Q 10
South *
♠  K Q 9
♥  5 3 2
♦  A K 5
♣  A K 6 2
Bidding : (S) : 1NT - 3NT     Lead : Q♦

Play : Win one trick with A♣ than play a low ♣
in both hand, testing a 3-2 split in ♣ (68% chance).
IBD 144 : Dealer is W     NS Vulnerable
North
♠  Q 9 3
♥  10 3
♦  J 10 9 6
♣  K J 8 4
East
♠  A J 10
♥  Q 8 7
♦  A Q 5
♣  7 6 3 2
West *
♠  7 5 4 2
♥  A K 9
♦  K 8 3
♣  A Q 5
South
♠  K 8 6
♥  J 6 5 4 2
♦  7 4 2
♣  10 9
Bidding : (W) 1NT - 3NT     Lead : J♦

Play : Double finesse in ♠ (76% chance of success).