Exercise 4C53 by Richard Pavlicek
As South, answer each question about the play.
How many top tricks?
Which two suits do you plan to establish?
What is the key play?
A. Duck a club firstB. Duck a spade firstC. Lead a diamond first
On which round do you win the A? (1 2 3)
A. Lead the 10 and let it rideB. Lead the 3 to the king then finesse the 10C. Win the K and duck a diamond
Which defender is more dangerous?
A. Lead the 2 and finesse the eightB. Try to duck a club to WestC. Lead a spade to your king
Do you Win the first trick or Duck? (W D)
A. Lead the 3B. Cash the A-K; if both defenders follow up-the-line, lead the 3C. Run the spades and clubs
Should you run the diamond suit first?
A. Take the club finesseB. Lead the 5 and finesse the nineC. Lead the 5 to the king
Which heart do you play from dummy?
A. Lead the 5 to the jackB. Lead the 5 to the king then take the diamond finesseC. Lead the 2 and finesse the jack
© 1990 Richard Pavlicek