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BRIDGE BITES  #106

      

 

A GOOD ATTITUDE

                                                        Brian Gunnell

 

 

 

 

 

 

♠ K

J743

J8765

♣ KJ7

♠ T96

T982

AQ

♣ T985 

      Dummy

 

West            East

 

     Declarer

 

                                                   Both Vulnerable

                                                   South   West     North    East

                                                   1♠          Pass    1NT      Pass

                                                   2          Pass    3         Pass

                                                   4          Pass    Pass    Pass

 

You are West and against 4 you lead the Club Ten, won by Partner’s Ace.  Partner shifts to the Diamond Two.  What’s your plan?  And what are your carding agreements in this situation?