Main   Exercise 6E47 by Richard Pavlicek  

Squeeze or Throw-in?

As South on each contract, you are declarer in 6 NT, and West leads the S K.
Answer each question about the play.

1.
None Vul
S A 5 2
H A 9 2
D K 2
C Q J 10 9 4
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S 10 8 4
H Q 6 3
D A Q J 8
6 NT SouthC A K 2

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Does it matter which minor suit you finish first?

2.
N-S Vul
S 10 8 5
H A K 2
D K Q J 8
C A 5 3
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S A 6 2
H J 5 4 3
D A 4
6 NT SouthC K Q J 4

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Which minor suit will you finish first?

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3.
E-W Vul
S 7 5 4
H J 5 4
D Q J 2
C Q J 4 2
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S A J 6
H A K 2
D A K 10 3
6 NT SouthC A K 3

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Which minor suit will you finish first?

4.
Both Vul
S 7 5 3
H Q 4
D A K Q J 10
C Q 4 2
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S A J 8 4
H A 7 6 5
D 4
6 NT SouthC A K J 10

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Does it matter which minor suit you finish first?

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5.
N-S Vul
S A 5 2
H J 7 3
D Q J 10 9
C Q 10 2
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S J 7 3
H A K 4
D A K 2
6 NT SouthC A K J 3

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Which minor suit will you finish first?

6.
E-W Vul
S 5 4
H Q 7 5 3
D Q 5 2
C J 10 3 2
Lead: S K Table
 
 
 
S A J 7
H A 4
D A K J 10 3
6 NT SouthC A K Q

Which cards are your threats? (suit order)

Do you plan a Squeeze or Throw-in? (S T)

Do you win the first trick?

Which minor suit will you finish first?

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© 2007 Richard Pavlicek