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Six Suitable Slams


As South, can you make 6 H in six different ways? Select a general plan (CDELRT) from:
Crossruff, Desperation finesse, Elimination, Loser-on-loser, Ruffing finesse, Transfer ruff.

1. 6 H South

S 2
H K 9 3 2
D J 10 6
C A Q 5 4 3
Lead: D KTable
S A Q 9
H A Q J 10 5 4
D A
C 8 7 6

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

2. 6 H South

S K Q 3
H K Q J 6
D 5
C A Q J 10 4
Lead: D QTable
S 8 4 2
H A 10 9 8 7
D A K 9 6 3
C

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

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S 6 5
H A 6 3
D J 10 9 5 4 2
C 4 2
Lead: D KTable
S A 2
H K Q J 10 9 2
D
C A K 8 7 6

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

4. 6 H South

S
H 9 7 6 4 2
D 4 3 2
C A K J 6 3
Lead: D QTable
S A J 10 9
H K Q J 10 8
D A 7 6
C 8

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

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S A J 10 4
H A 9
D A 10 9 4
C A Q 3
Lead: D KTable
S 7
H K Q J 10 8 7 6 5
D 2
C 6 4 2

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

6. 6 H South

S A K 7
H K 8 4 2
D Q 10 8 7 2
C 2
Lead: D 9Table
S 8 6 2
H A 7 6 5
D A
C A K J 6 3

How many trump winners? _____

How many side winners? _____

What is your general plan? _____

Which card do you lead at trick two? _____

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Answers

1.6
3
L
H 4

2.5
3
C
any S

3.6
3
T
C K

4.4
4
D
S A

5.8
3
E
D 4

6.3
5
R
H A

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