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Third Party Candidates


West leads a spade against the contract shown and the underlined card is played from dummy. As East, state which card you would play and answer the other question.

1. 3 NT South

A 7 3
2TableQ J 9

What is your play? _____

If you win trick one, what do you lead next? _____

2. 3 NT South

10 3
2TableQ 9 7

What is your play? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

3. 3 NT South

4 3
JTableK 9 6

What is your play? _____

Who has the queen? _____

4. 3 NT South

A 10 2
3TableJ 8 6

What is your play? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

TopMain 5. 3 NT South

9 5 4 3
QTableK 2

What is your play? _____

What would you play if North held 6-5-4-3? _____

6. 3 NT South

Q 6 5
4TableA 10 3

What is your play? _____

How many cards in South above the four? _____

7. 4 H South

A J 4
5TableK 10 7

What is your play? _____

How many cards in South above the five? _____

8. 4 H South

Q J 8
3TableK 7 2

What is your play? _____

Who has the ace? _____

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9 3 2
4TableQ 8 5

What is your play? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

10. 4 H South

K 10 9 6
8TableA J 5 4 3

What is your play? _____

Who has the queen? _____

11. 4 H South

K J 8 2
3TableQ 9 7

What is your play? _____

How many cards do you think South has? _____

12. 4 H South

J 6 3
4TableA 9 5

What is your play? _____

How many cards in South above the four? _____

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Answers

1.J
Q

2.9
4

3.K
South

4.8
3

5.2
K

6.10
2

7.10
1

8.2
South

9.Q
3

10.A
South

11.7
2

12.A
2

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