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These hands are all from modern events These hands are all from modern events

and David Bird points to some useful and David Bird points to some useful

lessons to be learned from them. See lessons to be learned from them. See

how your efforts compare with the how your efforts compare with the

experts’ bidding. experts’ bidding.

February 2012 February 2012

WEST HANDS EAST HANDS

(IMP scoring on every deal) (IMP scoring on every deal)

1. N/S Game ´ 4 1. N/S Game ´ AKJ763

Dealer West ™ AJ4 Dealer West ™ KQ3

t 10 7 2 t AQ85

(Osborne) ® AQ7653 (Hinden) ® Void

2. N/S Game ´ 86 2. N/S Game ´ AQ94

Dealer West ™ A864 Dealer North ™ Q 10 9

t Q J 10 8 5 2 t AK97

(Madala) ® 9 (Bocchi) ® 10 3

*North opens 1®. *North opens 1®.

3. Game All ´ K 3. Game All ´ A853

Dealer South ™ A J 10 7 4 Dealer South ™ Q86

t 543 t Q8

(Sally Brock) ® A653 (Nicola Smith) ® K Q 10 8

*South opens 1t. *South opens 1t.

4. Love All ´ KQJ743 4. Love All ´ 9

Dealer East ™ AKQ7 Dealer East ™ 10 5 2

t Void t K 10 9 5

(Nevena Senior) ® A96 (Heather Dhondy) ® KQ532

5. N/S Game ´ KQ543 5. N/S Game ´ A9

Dealer East ™ K65 Dealer East ™ AJ

t 10 6 4 t K72

(Susan Stockdale) ® 76 (Fiona Brown) ® AKQJ53

6. N/S Game ´ AKJ64 6. N/S Game ´ Q8

Dealer North ™ 2 Dealer North ™ 943

tJ52 t A K 10 7 6 4

(Jorgensen) ® K 10 6 3 (Berg) ®A9

*North passes then doubles; *North passes then doubles;

South bids 2™. South bids 2™.

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