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BRIDGE BITES #21
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
Forgive the grandiloquent title,
we are not talking here about Lewis and Clark, nor the HMS Beagle, nor even
Christopher Columbus. We merely refer to Declarer’s intelligent (but hardly
epic) play of the ♣K in the following deal:
South West North
2♠ Pass Pass
Just in case it happens
to be a really useful clue, we should point out that East’s 1NT
showed 15-17 HCP.
West leads the
which holds the trick. East wins next two
tricks with the ♥Q followed by
the ♥A. Now East cashes the
♦A and continues the suit. You can win
this in hand or in Dummy, and must decide how to tackle trumps. What is
the percentage play?