LESSON 34.2: ATTITUDE SIGNAL

a) The attitude signal indicates the level of interest toward the suit in which the signal is given



b)

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

10 7 3

 

West

East

 

K Q 5 4 2

A 9 6

 

South

 

J 8

 

 
   

Against a notrump contract, West leads the K and North plays the three

Play by East: 9 (positive attitude)

A relatively high card shows positive attitude toward the suit being led

c)

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

7 6 5

 

West

East

 

K Q 10 4 2

9 3

 

South

 

A J 8

 

 
   

Against a notrump contract, West leads the K and North plays the six

Play by East: 3 (negative attitude)

A relatively high card shows negative attitude toward the suit being led

d)

Dealer: South
Vul: None

North

10 7 6
Q J 5
K Q 8 3
Q 5 3

 

West

East

 

K Q 5 4 2
A 8 4
J 9
K 8 4

9 3
7 3
10 7 6 4
J 10 7 6 2

 

South

 

A J 8
K 10 9 6 2
A 5 2
A 9

 

 
   

Contract 4 by South.

West leads the K and North plays the six.

Play by East: 9 (interest for a ruff)

An echo is a positive attitude signal consisting in a high card followed as soon as possible with a lower card

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