Main   Exercise 4J53 by Richard Pavlicek  

Count Me In!

At trick two, declarer leads a spade in the contract shown, and the first three plays are underlined.
As East, you are last to play (fourth hand). Answer each question.

1. 4 HA 7 6
5TableK 9 2
South leads3

Is this an Attitude or Count situation? (A C)

What is your play?

2. 4 HA K 5 4
8TableJ 10 9 7
South leads2

Does West’s play show Attitude or Count? (A C)

What is your play?

3. 4 HK J 10 8 6
4TableA 9 5 3
South leads7

Could South possibly have a singleton?

What is your play?

4. 4 HK Q 9 8 5
4TableA 7 6
South leads2

Could South possibly have a singleton?

What is your play?

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5. 4 HA Q
2TableJ 10 7 5
South leads3

How many cards do you think South began with?

What is your play?

6. 4 HK Q 8 7
3TableA 10 6 2
South leadsJ

How many cards do you think South began with?

What is your play?

7. 4 HK J 10 8
6TableA 7 2
South leadsQ

How many cards do you think South began with?

What is your play?

8. 4 HQ J 10 5
2TableA 9 7 3
South leads4

Who do you think has the king?

What is your play?

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9. 4 HA 7 4
5TableQ J 9 8 2
South leads3

How many cards do you think South began with?

What is your play?

10. 4 HK Q J 7
4TableA 10 2
South leads3

Could South possibly have a singleton?

What is your play?

11. 4 SA K Q
3Table8 2
South leads4

South opened 1 S. How many does he have?

What is your play?

12. 4 SA Q J 8
3Table10 9 7
South leads2

Who has the king of trumps?

What is your play?

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