no-trump


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no-trump

Bridge
1. a bid or contract to play without trumps
2. (of a hand) of balanced distribution suitable for playing without trumps
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You hold: Against your contract of three no-trumps North leads the jack of diamonds.
West A 7 4 (tm) A 7 5 (c) A K 3 (r) J 8 7 6 East A J 10 9 (tm) Q 7 (c) K 9 7 5 2 (r) 8 2South opens one spade and you overcall one no-trump. Partner raises to three no-trumps and North leads the six of spades.
Your contract of one no-trump receives the lead of the two of spades.
East K 8 3 (tm) A 7 6 (c) 10 9 8 5 3 (r) 7 2Your contract of one no-trump receives the lead of the two of spades.
West opened a 15-17 one no-trump. Two passes followed and Kristensen bid two hearts, showing hearts and a minor.
You hold:West K 7 3 (tm) A J 6 (c) 10 9 7 6 (r) A Q 6East Q 9 5 2 (tm) 10 5 3 (c) Q 8 5 (r) K 7 4Your opening bid of one no-trump is passed out.
Its application is in a situation as follows:Dummy 65West East A10742 QJ3 Declarer K98 Against a no-trump contract West leads the four of the suit.