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BRIDGE BITES  #34

      

 

A DUMMY REVERSAL

                                                                   Brian Gunnell

 

♠ AQJ

875

7532

♣ QJ8

 

            None Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

            1♠         Dbl       Rdbl     2

            Pass    Pass    2♠         3

            3♠         Pass    4♠         Pass

            Pass    Pass

 

            You and Partner stumble into 4♠ and West leads A.

            You can count five Spade tricks and four Clubs.

            That’s 9, where’s the 10th?

 

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ KT953

Q432

♣ AK75