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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 NTA 7 3
2TableQ J 9
West leads

What is your play?

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

2. 3 NT10 3
2TableQ 9 7
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards do you think South has?

3. 3 NT4 3
JTableK 9 6
West leads

What is your play?

Who has the queen?

4. 3 NTA 10 2
3TableJ 8 6
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards do you think South has?

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5. 3 NT9 5 4 3
QTableK 2
West leads

What is your play?

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

6. 3 NTQ 6 5
4TableA 10 3
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards in South above the four?

7. 4 HA J 4
5TableK 10 7
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards in South above the five?

8. 4 HQ J 8
3TableK 7 2
West leads

What is your play?

Who has the ace?

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9. 4 H9 3 2
4TableQ 8 5
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards do you think South has?

10. 4 HK 10 9 6
8TableA J 5 4 3
West leads

What is your play?

Who has the queen?

11. 4 HK J 8 2
3TableQ 9 7
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards do you think South has?

12. 4 HJ 6 3
4TableA 9 5
West leads

What is your play?

How many cards in South above the four?

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