Exercise 4T29 by Richard Pavlicek
As South, answer each question about the play.
No enemy bidding
How many top tricks?
How many diamonds did West probably start with?
What is the best play?
A. Lead a spade to the jack
B. Lead a heart to the jack
C. Run the clubs immediately
How many hearts did West probably start with?
A. Duck the first trick
B. Win the A and duck a diamond
C. Win the A and lead the K
A. Win the J and lead the 4
B. Win the J and lead the 3
C. Win the K and lead the 9
A. Win the A and cash two top spades
B. Win the A and lead a diamond
C. Win the A, K and lead a heart
Which diamonds do you play at trick one?
A. Lead the 2 to the jack
B. Lead the 2 to the nine
C. Draw three rounds of trumps
What is the most likely club break?
A. Duck a diamond then duck a spade
B. Duck a spade then duck a diamond
C. Duck two rounds of spades
© 1994 Richard Pavlicek