Exercise 4D59 by Richard Pavlicek
Fill in the missing North-South bids and answer each question.
Excluding ruffs, how many trump tricks will you win with a normal break?
How many top tricks in the side suits?
Which side suits offer a chance to gain a trick?
Which side suit offers the best chance?
After winning the K, will you cash the A?
Which side suit card will you lead first?
Assuming 3-2 trumps, how many tricks will you win if the above suit breaks 4-2?
How many tricks will you win if it breaks 3-3?
Excluding ruffs, how many trump tricks will you win?
Would you gain a trick if you could ruff a spade?
How many diamonds would you need to ruff to gain a trick?
Assuming a trump shift, how many rounds will you win immediately?
If trumps break 3-2, which suit do you intend to ruff?
If trumps break 4-1, will this change your plan?
Would you gain a trick if you could ruff a diamond?
How many spades would you need to ruff to gain a trick?
Will you use the holdup play at trick one?
After winning the A, how many rounds of trumps will you lead?
Which side suit will you lead first?
© 1994 Richard Pavlicek