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BRIDGE BITES  #112

      

 

A SECOND CHANCE

                                                            Brian Gunnell

 

 

♠ 76

J743

T65

♣ J643

 

 

            Both Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

            2♣        Pass     2         Pass

            2        Pass     4   All Pass                                     

 

2♣ and 2 were artificial (strong and weak respectively), and West leads the ♠Q against 4.  East wins the K, cashes the A and shifts to a Diamonds.  Do you win the A or do you take the finesse?

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ 98

AKQT52

AKJ

♣ A5