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Second Time Around


The underlined card (assume a spade) is led by declarer at trick two in the contract shown. As second hand, answer each question.

1. 3 NT South

7 6 4 2
K 10 3Table
Q

South leads

What is your play? _____

Who do you think has the jack? _____

2. 3 NT South

K 9 7 6
J 10 5 4Table
2

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if you were leading? _____

3. 3 NT South

A K 10 3
Q 8 6 4Table
J

South leads

What is your play? _____

If South has J-7-5, how many tricks can he win? _____

4. 3 NT South

A 4 3
K 9 6Table
J

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the 10 were led? _____ TopMain

5. 4 H South

K 8 7
A Q 3Table
10

South leads

What is your play? _____

If South has J-10-6, how many tricks can he win? _____

6. 4 S South

A 8 5 2
Q 3Table
J

South leads

What is your play? _____

Who do you think has the 10? _____

7. 3 NT South

8 6 3
TableQ J 2

North leads

What is your play? _____

Does this case relate to Covering or Splitting? _____

8. 3 NT South

Q 5 4
TableJ 10 9 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if you were third hand? _____ TopMain

9. 4 H South

J 7
TableK 9 5 4

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the seven were led? _____

10. 4 H South

J 10 2
TableQ 9 8

North leads

What is your play? _____

If South has A-7-6, how many tricks can he win? _____

11. 4 H South

10 8
TableK 7 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the eight were led? _____

12. 4 H South

10 9 7
TableA J 6

North leads

What is your play? _____

If South has Q-5-4, how many tricks can he win? _____ TopMain

Answers

 1.3
South
 2.5
4
 3.Q
3
 4.6
6
 5.A
1
 6.3
South
 7.2
S
 8.J
9
 9.K
5
10.8
1
11.K
3
12.A
0
TopMain

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