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Magical Trump Tricks


In each ending indicate the first and next plays required to win the stated number of tricks.

1. S win 5 South North leads

S
H K Q 3
D A 3
C
S
H 6 5
D K Q
C 3
TableS K 10
H 4
D 2
C 2
S A Q J
H A 2
D
C

First: _____

Next: _____

2. S win 3 South North leads

S
H A 6 5
D 3 2
C
S
H K Q J
D K Q
C
TableS K Q
H 7
D
C 3 2
S A J
H 4 3 2
D
C

First: _____

Next: _____

3. S win 4 South North leads

S
H A 6 5
D A K
C
S K 5 4
H 2
D 2
C
TableS J 10 3
H 3
D 3
C
S A Q 9 8
H 4
D
C

First: _____

Next: _____

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S 9
H 3 2
D
C 5 4
S
H A K
D A K
C 2
TableS Q
H
D 4
C Q J 10
S 8
H
D 3 2
C A 3

First: _____

Next: _____

5. S win 4 South North leads

S
H A K
D A 4
C A
S
H 3 2
D Q J 10
C
TableS K Q 10
H
D 3
C 2
S A J 9 8
H
D 2
C

First: _____

Next: _____

6. S win 5 South North leads

S A J 10
H K
D 2
C
S Q 9 8
H 5
D
C 2
TableS 7 6
H Q J 10
D
C
S K
H A 4 3 2
D
C

First: _____

Next: _____

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S
H K Q
D 2
C A 4
S Q
H
D K Q
C Q J
TableS K 9
H A
D A
C 5
S A J 10
H
D
C 3 2

First: _____

Next: _____

8. S win 4 South North leads

S Q 6 5
H A K
D
C
S A J 9
H 2
D 2
C
TableS
H Q J 10
D A K
C
S K 10 8 7
H
D 3
C

First: _____

Next: _____

9. S win 4 South North leads

S K Q
H K Q
D
C 2
S A J
H 4 3
D 4
C
TableS
H A 2
D A K
C A
S 10 9
H
D 3 2
C 3

First: _____

Next: _____

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Answers

1.D ruff
H KD A

2.H A
D 2

3.D ruff
H A

4.C A
D ruff

5.C ruff
D A

6.H K to ace
H ruff

7.D ruff
S AC A

8.H ruff
D ruff

9.H ruff
D ruff

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