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23. Thursday - Sept 2, 1999 : ODDITY

Dummy


9 8 6 3

 

West

East

 


J 7 2



A K Q 4


 

South

 


10 5


Against a 2 contract by South, what series of logical plays might allow South to score the 10?

HINT: The opening lead by West was a singleton spade.

SOLUTION

Dealer: East
Vul: N-S

North


9 8 6 3

 

West

East

 


J 7 2



A K Q 4


 

South

 


10 5


Against a 2 contract by South, what series of logical plays might allow South to score the 10?

HINT: The opening lead by West was a singleton spade.

When East won the opening lead, he shifted to the Q.

West signaled suit-preference with the J.

Later in the hand, East gained the lead and underled to West's 10 ... oops.

Bridge Today, Nov-Dec 1993, Matthew Granovetter, p. 8

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