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171. July 31, 2000 : TEST YOUR INTERMEDIATE PLAY - 4

Dealer: East
Vul: E-W

North

10 9 6
Q J 8 7 4 2
3
7 6 5

 

West

East

 









 

South

 

Q
A K 10 9 3
A 10 6 2
A 8 4

 

South

West

North

East

 
 

 
1
Pass
5
End

 
2
4
Pass
 

 
4
Pass
Pass
 

1
Pass
Pass
Double
 

Opening lead : 8.

East play the jack and you win the ace. You play the A, all following, and exit with a spade to East's ace.

East shifts to the Q. What is your intermediate play ?

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SOLUTION

Dealer: East
Vul: E-W

North

10 9 6
Q J 8 7 4 2
3
7 6 5

 

West

East

 

K J 8 7 3
5
8
K J 10 9 3 2

A 5 4 2
6
K Q J 9 7 5 4
Q

 

South

 

Q
A K 10 9 3
A 10 6 2
A 8 4

Win the A, crossruff two diamonds and two spades, ending in your hand.

Now lead your last diamond and discard a club from dummy. If, as expected, East started with a singleton club, East wil have to give you a ruff and a sluff after winning the diamond.



Bridge Today, May-Jun 1993, Eddie kantar, p. 30

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