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BRIDGE BITES  #83

      

 

ESSENTIAL PRECAUTION

                                                                                   Brian Gunnell

 

♠ K

J854

J75

♣ AKQJ6

 

            Both Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

            1♠         Pass    2♣         Pass

            2        Pass     4         Pass

            Pass    Pass

 

            N-S zip into 4, and West sensibly leads the unbid suit.

            After the defense has cashed three Diamonds, East exits

            a Spade and now the contract depends on Declarer picking

            up the trumps for no losers.

 

            Any thoughts?

 

        Dummy

 

West               East

 

       Declarer

♠ AJT76

AQT2

T43

♣ 3