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Second Hand Store


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

1. 4 H South

5 3
TableJ 10 8 7
North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if you held J-10-9-7? _____

2. 4 H South

J 2
TableA 9 3
North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the two were led? _____

3. 4 H South

10 9 6
TableA J 4
North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the six were led? _____

4. 4 S South

J 6 5 4
TableK 7 3
North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the four were led? _____

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9 2
TableK 7 3
North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the contract were 4 H? _____

6. 3 NT South

Q J 2
TableK 6 5
North leads

What is your play? _____

What do you play if the jack is led next? _____

7. 3 NT South

A Q 10 5
K 9 7 2Table
J
South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the three were led? _____

8. 3 NT South

K 3 2
J 8 4Table
10
South leads

What is your play? _____

Who do you think has the nine? _____

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A J 8 3
K 7 4Table
10
South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the two were led? _____

10. 4 H South

A Q 7 4
K J 2Table
9
South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the 10 were led? _____

11. 4 H South

J 9 7 4
A 8 2Table
Q
South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the contract were 4 S? _____

12. 4 H South

A 4 3
K 9 5Table
J
South leads

What is your play? _____

Aren’t you glad this is the last question? _____

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Answers

1.8
J

2.A
3

3.A
4

4.3
3

5.K
K

6.5
K

7.K
2

8.4
South

9.K
4

10.K
K

11.A
2

12.5
Yes

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