Main 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?

Top Main

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