LESSON 26.1: CARD COMBINATIONS

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a) Card combinations include leads toward an honor, finesses and duck plays

b) The following combinations suggest the best play to win a given number of tricks in a suit assuming declarer has unlimited entries to both hands and no clues about the opponents' distribution

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

5 4 2



 

West

East

 

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South

 

K Q 8



 

 
   

Example:

Best play by South South to win two tricks in spades:

Entrer dummy and play the 2 toward the closed hand.

Return to dummy and play the 4. This will guarantee two spade tricks whenever the ace is with East.

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