OSOB0042

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 004 - Play Hand
The Minors (Choosing No Trumps)
Source: ?

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[playhand]K7.653.KJT752.K9 A84.AJ4.A963.Q73 QT93.K982.4.A862 J652.QT7.Q8.JT54,1[/playhand]
[auction]1t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Opposite partner’s 15-17 balanced, your hand will often play better in no trumps.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]3NT[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay] [/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0041

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 004 - Video Hand
The Minors (Looking for a Major Fit)
Source: ?

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[playhand]J832.8.962.KQ972 KQT5.K7.KQJ.AJT5 A76.A9632.754.83 94.QJT54.AT83.64,1[/playhand]
[auction]1c.P.1s.P.4s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Despite the good clubs, you should show your four card major. |4||5||6||7| Nothing further to say. [/auctioncomments]
[contract]4s[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0032

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 003 - Play Hand
Major Suit Raises (Pre-emptive Raise)
Source: ?

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[playhand]AT952.82.97654.9 KJ863.K9.Q8.K753 Q4.JT3.AJT3.JT62 7.AQ7654.K2.AQ84,1[/playhand]
[auction]1s.P.4s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|You have five trumps for partner and a singleton. Make a preemptive raise.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]4s[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay] [/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have four losers (one in hearts, two in diamonds and a one in clubs).[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0031

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 003 - Video Hand
Major Suit Raises (Limit Raise)
Source: ?

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[playhand]J852.K6.Q75.A642 KQ743.A952.K64.8 T.Q873.JT93.KJ73 A96.JT4.A82.QT95,1[/playhand]
[auction]1s.P.3s.P.4s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Limit raise showing 10-12 points. |4||5||6||7| Nothing further to say. [/auctioncomments]
[contract]4s[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have one spade loser and two diamond losers. Ruffing two hearts should get you ten tricks.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0012

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 002 - Play Hand
No Trumps
Source: ?

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[playhand]K93.AQ.QJ9.KQT92 QJ4.T853.642.A64 765.J742.AT87.J8 AT82.K96.K53.753,1[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1c.P.1h.P.2t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|15-17 hcp + 1 length point, balanced. Too strong for 1NT. Open 1!c and rebid 2NT. |4||5||6||7|Partner has 6+ hcp and at least four hearts. No fit. Show your strength. |8||9||10||11|Nothing further to say. [/auctioncomments]
[contract]3t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Tthree clubs, one heart and two spade tricks after spades are led. Your club suit should produce two more, and the ninth could come from the heart finesse or leading twice up to the diamond honours.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0011

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 002 - Video Hand
No Trumps
Source: ?

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[playhand]AJT.K9.AT82.KJT7 53.AT5.K965.Q983 Q86.QJ86.Q73.542 K9742.7432.J4.A6,1[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1t.P.2t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Balanced 15-17 points. |4||5||6||7| Partner’s bid of 2NT is invitational. Accept the invitation because of your tens and nines.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]3t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Five top tricks, so plan to promote the clubs for three more. The ninth trick will come from diamonds or spades because of the suit quality.[/cardplaycomments]
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CH201708

Challenge Hand: 2017-08
Source: MJ Doran

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[playhand]K6.A3.KJT42.QT82 T84.KT542..AKJ43 Q53.Q6.Q987653.9 AJ972.J987.A.765,3[/playhand]
[auction]1d.1s.2h.2s.3c.P.5c.P.P.P[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1|Opening hand with 14 points (13 hcp plus 1 length point) |2||3||4||5|Partner’s 2!h bid shows 10+ points and is forcing. This may be your last chance to show your club suit.|6||7||8||9|Partner loves your club bid![/auctioncomments]
[contract]5c[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|In clubs, the computer usually leads either the !sA allowing you to make 12 tricks by using your trumps separately; or the !dA which will restrict you to 11 tricks.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0002

Online School of Bridge: (Example) Lesson 001 - Play Hand
Source: MJ Doran

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[playhand]KQT3.92.KQ9543.T J954.J54.6.AQ753 87.AKQ6.T72.9642 A62.T873.AJ8.KJ8,3[/playhand]
[auction]1d.P.1s.P.2s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1|Satisfies the Guideline of 20 with 10 hcp and 10 cards in your two longest suits. Your points are well placed. |2||3||4||5|Raise partner’s spades.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]2s[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Lead a diamond early to see where the Ace is. Either trump diamonds to establish the suit or cross ruff the hand.[/cardplaycomments]
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OSOB0001

Online School of Bridge: (Example) Lesson 001 - Video Hand
Source: ?

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[playhand]9642.Q642.J86.AQ T.AJT75.KQT43.86 AQ8.K83.A2.T9532 KJ753.9.975.KJ74,1[/playhand]
[auction]1h.P.2h.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|You have 4 card support, 9 hcp and a doubleton.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]2h[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Draw trumps and set up your diamonds.[/cardplaycomments]
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H010404

Beginners: Responding - Hand 4
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 4 - Hand 4

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[playhand]A76.K9863.83.942 98.AT52.AQT5.A83 Q543.QJ4.J64.K75 KJT2.7.K972.QJT6,4[/playhand]
[auction]P.1d.P.1h.P.2h.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3||4|You have 8 points (7 high card points  and 1 length point). Not enough to open but enough to respond in your five card major.|5||6||7||8|Your side has a heart fit but not enough points for game. [/auctioncomments]
[contract]2h[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay]c12[/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Count your winners and losers. Try the diamond finesse and trump a spade. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips.[/cardplaycomments]
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H010403

Beginners: Responding - Hand 3
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 4 - Hand 3

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[playhand]875.T52.984.AQJ8 AK3.A43.K653.965 QJ6.Q96.QJT7.KT2 T942.KJ87.A2.743,3[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1d.P.1t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1| You have 7 points, not enough to open. |2||3||4||5| Respond at the one level to show a limited hand of 6 – 9 points.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]1t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have four top tricks. Clubs will provide another three if you take the finesse. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010402

Beginners: Responding - Hand 2
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 4 - Hand 2

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[playhand]AQJ63.94.QT54.K7 T984.A7.AJ63.A63 K5.J865.972.QT84 72.KQT32.K8.J952,2[/playhand]
[auction]P.1s.P.4s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2|You have 13 points (12 hcp and 1 length point) with a five card major.|3||4||5||6|Partner has a fit and enough points for game. Nothing more to say.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]4s[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay]h13[/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have three losers and ten winners. Finessing in spades and diamonds may bring home twelve tricks. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010401

Beginners: Responding - Hand 1
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 4 - Hand 1

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[playhand]876.AQ953.K82.A7 AQ2.T876.A543.83 JT9.KJ.976.KQ965 K543.42.QJT.JT42,1[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1h.P.3h.P.4h.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|You have 14 points (13 hcp and 1 length point) with a five card major. |4||5||6||7| Partner has a heart fit and 10-12 points. Raise to game.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]4h[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay]d12[/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have five losers and need to try the finesse in hearts and spades.  And, if diamonds are 3-3, you may be able to discard a loser dummy’s fourth diamond. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010304

Beginners: No Trumps - Hand 4
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 3 - Hand 4

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[playhand]JT8632.5.Q653.63 Q9.AK63.AK94.JT8 K54.QT987.J8.A94 A7.J42.T72.KQ752,4[/playhand]
[auction]P.1t.P.2s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3||4|Partner has a balanced hand with 15-17 points. Your weak hand will take more tricks if spades are trumps.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]2s[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Even though you are missing the top spades, draw trumps to prevent the defenders trumping your winners. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips.[/cardplaycomments]
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H010303

Beginners: No Trumps - Hand 3
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 3 - Hand 3

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[playhand]A75.AK97.Q532.AT 842.Q64.AK76.862 63.852.JT9.KQJ54 KQJT9.JT3.84.973,3[/playhand]
[auction]1t.P.2t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1|Balanced hand with 15 -17 points.|2||3||4||5|Partner’s bid is invitational so accept, and go to game with a maximum.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]3t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|When you count your tricks you have eight winners. Play on diamonds which you need to break 3-2 for the extra trick. If hearts break 3-3 there’s another trick too. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010302

Beginners: No Trumps - Hand 2
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 3 - Hand 2

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[playhand]K73.A72.QJT.AK73 AT9842.K6.63.QT9 J6.T954.AK87.652 Q5.QJ83.9542.J84,2[/playhand]
[auction]P.1t.P.4s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2|Balanced hand with 15-17 points.|3||4||5||6|Partner will have six spades and enough points for game. Nothing further to say.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]4s[/contract]
[declarer]north[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Yes, you are playing partner’s hand. Draw trumps as soon as possible to make ten or eleven tricks depending on how the spades break. And, if the defenders don’t take their second diamond, you may even make twelve tricks. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010301

Beginners: No Trumps - Hand 1
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 3 - Hand 1

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[playhand]A85.T74.AQ42.AK4 T43.AK8.KT86.T93 962.QJ65.53.J852 KQJ7.932.J97.Q76,1[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Balanced hand with 15-17 points. |4||5||6||7|Nothing further to say.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]3t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|When you count your sure winners, you have eight. Diamonds, your longest suit, will provide the ninth trick. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips.[/cardplaycomments]
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H010204

Beginners: Bidding - Hand 4
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 2 - Hand 4

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[playhand]A64.A83.KT6.KQT9 K93.K42.A752.J85 QJ852.96.QJ9.764 T7.QJT75.843.A32,4[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.P.1t.P.3t.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3||4|A balanced hand with 16 high card points.|5||6||7||8|Nothing further to say.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]3t[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You have six top tricks and need three more. Promote  your clubs for the three you need. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips.[/cardplaycomments]
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H010203

Beginners: Bidding - Hand 3
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 2 - Hand 3

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[playhand]KQ752.862.T7.A82 JT83.753.AK.KQ64 94.AK94.J9542.J7 A6.QJT.Q863.T953,3[/playhand]
[auction]P.P.1c.P.1s.P.2s.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1|An unbalanced hand with 10 points (9 hcp and 1 length point), not enough to open.|2||3||4||5| Respond in your longest suit.|6||7||8||9| Nothing further to say as partner has a minimum opening hand.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]2s[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Draw trumps, and you’ll take nine tricks. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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H010202

Beginners: Bidding - Hand 2
Source: Play Bridge 1 - Chapter 2 - Hand 2

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[playhand]AK.KQJ642.T32.K6 976.T987.A74.A72 QT83.5.965.QJ853 J542.A3.KQJ8.T94,2[/playhand]
[auction]P.1h.P.2h.P.3h.P.4h.P.P.P.[/auction]
[auctioncomments]|1||2|An unbalanced hand with 18 points (16 hcp and 2 length points), so open your longest suit, hearts.|3||4||5||6| Make an invitational raise, as game is possibe.|7||8||9||10| Nothing further to say.[/auctioncomments]
[contract]4h[/contract]
[declarer]south[/declarer]
[cardplay][/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Ten tricks are possible, losing one heart and two diamonds. Play it yourself, then watch the walkthrough video for more tips. [/cardplaycomments]
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