TEST XIV

 
CONTRACT IS 4 H.  THE OPENING LEAD IS THE K S. THE DUMMY COMES DOWN. SHOULD THE DEFENSE BE ACTIVE OR PASSIVE?
1.
DUMMY
XXXXXXXXXS A 3 
XXXXXXXXXH 9 8 6
XXXXXXXXXD K Q J 8 7
XXXXXXXXXC 7 6 4
 2.
DUMMY
XXXXXXXXXS A 8 3
XXXXXXXXXH 9 7 5 4
XXXXXXXXXD Q 9 6 4 XXXXXXXXXC K7 6 3

 
CONTRACT IS 4 S. THE OPENING LEAD IS THE 2 D. SHOULD THE DEFENSE BE ACTIVE OR PASSIVE? HOW DO YOU DEFEND?
3.
DUMMY
XXXXXXXXXS J 8 7 
XXXXXXXXXH 9 6 4
XXXXXXXXXD K Q J
XXXXXXXXXC Q J 8 6 
  
YOUXXXXXX
S 6 3 2XXXX
H8 7XXXIXX
D K Q JXIIIXX
C K J 8 6XI X
 4.
DUMMY
XXXXXXXXXS J 8 7
XXXXXXXI XH  9 6 4
XXXXXXXXXD Q 3
XXXXXXXXXC A Q 10 8 6 

YOUXXXIXXX
S 6 3 2IXXXX
H K 7XXIXXX
D A 8 6 5 4IIX
C  9 7 5II.XI.X

 
THE OPPONENTS BID. YOU AND YOUR PARTNER PASSED THROUGHOUT.
FROM THE BIDDING, SHOULD THE DEFENSE BE ACTIVE OR PASSIVE.
CHECK BELOW.
RHO          LHO
   1 H =====> 1 S
   2 D =====> 2 H
   3H =====>  4 H
ALL PASS

ACTIVE____
PASSIVE____             5. 

RHO        LHO
C ====> 4 H
ALL PASS
 
 

ACTIVE_____
PASSIVE______          6.

RHO         LHO
1 NT ====> 2 C
S  ====> 2 NT
3 NT
ALL PASS

ACTIVE_____
PASSIVE_____          7.


 

                     8. SOUTH is the Dealer. Bid / Plan / Play
  NORTH
  S 9 2
  H A 6 5 3 
  D Q 10 7 4 2
  C A 6 
 
 
WEST
EAST
  S K Q 8 5 S 10 6 4 
  H Q 8 H 9 7 
  D A 6 3 D 9 8 5 
  C Q 8 7 4 C K J 9 5 3 
 
  SOUTH
  S A J 7 3 
  H K J 10 4 2
  D K J 
  C 10 2 

 

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