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Bidding a 2 suited hand



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Bidding

Open 1H, the opponents overcall 3S show partner your 5 card diamond suit and bid 4D, partner shows preference for the heart suit and returns you to 4H. All Pass

Acol Bidding

Open 1H, the opponents overcall 3S show partner your 5 card diamond suit and bid 4D, partner shows preference for the heart suit and returns you to 4H. All Pass

Plan Before You Play

In a suit contract count your losers. Spades:0, Hearts:0, Diamonds:1, and Clubs:1. This contract should make.

The Play

KS lead, cover with AS and draw 3 rounds of trumps. Cross to dummy with AD and ruff a low spade, play a diamond to lose, and lose to AC. the rest of the tricks are yours.

Comment

Making 11 tricks

The above commentary is intended as a guideline only. As with any Bridge hand there are many ways to bid and play any hand.

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