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Magical Trump Tricks

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

1. S
H K Q 3
D A 3
C
S
H 6 5
D K Q
C 3
Table S K 10
H 4
D 2
C 2
S win 5
North leads
S A Q J
H A 2
D
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

2. S
H A 6 5
D 3 2
C
S
H K Q J
D K Q
C
Table S K Q
H 7
D
C 3 2
S win 3
North leads
S A J
H 4 3 2
D
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

3. S
H A 6 5
D A K
C
S K 5 4
H 2
D 2
C
Table S J 10 3
H 3
D 3
C
S win 4
North leads
S A Q 9 8
H 4
D
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

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4. S 9
H 3 2
D
C 5 4
S
H A K
D A K
C 2
Table S Q
H
D 4
C Q J 10
S win 3
North leads
S 8
H
D 3 2
C A 3

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

5. S
H A K
D A 4
C A
S
H 3 2
D Q J 10
C
Table S K Q 10
H
D 3
C 2
S win 4
North leads
S A J 9 8
H
D 2
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

6. S A J 10
H K
D 2
C
S Q 9 8
H 5
D
C 2
Table S 7 6
H Q J 10
D
C
S win 5
North leads
S K
H A 4 3 2
D
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

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7. S 8
H K
D 2
C A 4
S Q
H
D K Q
C Q J
Table S K 9
H A
D A
C 5
S win 4
North leads
S A J 10
H
D
C 3 2

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

8. S Q 6 5
H A K
D
C
S A J 9
H 2
D 2
C
Table S
H Q J 10
D A K
C
S win 4
North leads
S K 10 8 7
H
D 3
C

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

9. S K Q
H A K
D
C 2
S A J
H 4 3
D 4
C
Table S
H Q J
D A K
C A
S win 4
North leads
S 10 9
H
D 3 2
C 3

First lead & play:

Next lead & play:

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© 1994 Richard Pavlicek