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85. Wednesday - November 3, 1999 : ALL ROSES FOR SABINE (PART 1)

Dealer: North
Vul: N-S

North





 


West

East

 





K Q 9 8 6
A 3
K Q 10 6
10 2

 

South

 





 

Mitchell
South

Auken
West

Pavlicek Jr
North

Hamman
East

 
 

 
Double
3
Pass

 
2
Pass
Pass

1
2
3NT
4

1
Pass
Double
?

Sitting East, what is your call at favorable vulnerability?

SOLUTION

Dealer: North
Vul: N-S

North

A J 10 4
8 5
A J 9 7 4 2
K

 

West

East

 

7 3
J 9 7 4 2
-
Q 9 8 6 5 3

K Q 9 8 6
A 3
K Q 10 6
10 2

 

South

 

5 2
K Q 10 6
8 5 3
A J 7 4

Hamman doubled! South lost three diamond tricks, one heart and one spade for minus 500. Do you think Pavlicek went crying to his dad, who was sitting at another table? Uh, uh. He just sat back and waited for revenge (see tomorrow's problem)

Bridge Today, Sep-Oct 1992, p. 18

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