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BRIDGE BITES  #70

      

 

SQUEEZED IN 3 SUITS

                                                                      Brian Gunnell

 

♠ A954

QJT

J5

♣ AJT2

 

            Both Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

                          1         Dbl       Pass

            2NT      Pass    3NT      Pass

            Pass    Pass

 

            3NT is an optimistic contract, but things get better when

            West leads the Heart Three to Eastís Ace.  East returns

            the Heart Four at Trick 2.

 

            What inferences can you draw from the play so far?

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ Q63

K2

A986

♣ Q963