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BRIDGE BITES  #82

      

 

A MATTER OF TIMING

                                                                     Brian Gunnell

 

♠ A964

QT9632

♣ KQ3

 

            E-W Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

                         Pass    1         Pass

            1♠         Pass    2♠         Pass

            3♠         Pass    4♠         Pass

            Pass    Pass

 

            4♠ is a precarious contract, and requires careful timing if you

            are to succeed.  West leads the K, which you ruff in Dummy. 

 

            What are the dangers, and how will you overcome them?

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ KQJT

A4

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