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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? _____ TopMain

5. 4 H South

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? _____ TopMain

9. 4 H South

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? _____ TopMain

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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