LESSON 33.3: RETURNING TO YOUR PARTNER'S SUIT

a)

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

10 7 5

 

West

East

 

K J 4 2

A 9 6

 

South

 

Q 8 3

 

 
   

West leads the 2, North plays the five and East wins his ace

Return by East: 9 (present count: 2 cards)

Return to your partner's suit with the higher of two remaining cards

see 34. Defensive signals

b)

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

7 5

 

West

East

 

K J 4 2

A 9 6 3

 

South

 

Q 10 8

 

 
   

West leads the 2, North plays the five and East wins his ace

Return by East: 3 (present count: 3 cards)

Return to partner's suit with the original fourth-best from three or more remaining cards

see 34. Defensive signals



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