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Count Me In!


At trick two declarer leads the bold underlined card (assume a spade) in the contract shown and the next two plays are underlined. As fourth hand, answer each question.

1. 4 H South

A 7 6
5TableK 9 2
3
South leads

Is this an Attitude or Count situation? _____

What is your play? _____

2. 4 H South

A K 5 4
8TableJ 10 9 7
2
South leads

Does West’s play show Attitude or Count? _____

What is your play? _____

3. 4 H South

K J 10 8 6
4TableA 9 5 3
7
South leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

4. 4 H South

K Q 9 8 5
4TableA 7 6
2
South leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

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A Q
2TableJ 10 7 5
3
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

6. 4 H South

K Q 8 7
3TableA 10 6 2
J
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

7. 4 H South

K J 10 8
6TableA 7 2
Q
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

8. 4 H South

Q J 10 5
2TableA 9 7 3
4
South leads

Who do you think has the king? _____

What is your play? _____

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A 7 4
5TableQ J 9 8 2
3
South leads

How many cards do you think South began with? _____

What is your play? _____

10. 4 H South

K Q J 7
4TableA 10 2
3
South leads

Could South possibly have a singleton? _____

What is your play? _____

11. 4 S South

A K Q
3Table8 2
4
South leads

South opened 1 S. How many does he have? _____

What is your play? _____

12. 4 S South

A Q J 8
3Table10 9 7
2
South leads

Who has the king of trumps? _____

What is your play? _____

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Answers

1.C
2

2.C
J

3.No
5

4.Yes
A

5.4
7

6.2
6

7.2
2

8.West
A

9.2
2

10.Yes
A

11.6
2

12.South
10

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