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BRIDGE BITES  #69

      

 

AN "OOPS" MOMENT

                                                                 Brian Gunnell

 

♠ 8754

KQJT52

♣ AKQ

            Both Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

                          2        3          4

            4♠         Pass    6♠         Pass

            Pass    Pass

 

            West’s 2 was a so-called Weak Two, typically showing

            around 6-10 points and six cards in the bid suit.  After that,

            N-S stumbled into 6♠ which turned out to be a great contract.

            At least it was until Declarer botched the play.  

 

            After West leads the K, how would you make 12 tricks?

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ AKQT2

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♣ J875