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BRIDGE BITES  #125

      

 

MANAGING THE ENTRIES

                                                                                 Brian Gunnell

 

 

♠ 42

J97

JT984

♣ 872

 

 

            E-W Vulnerable

            South   West     North    East

            2♣         Pass    2         3♠

            6         Pass    Pass     Pass

 

After Eastís 3♠ preempt, South couldnít see a scientific way of bidding his hand so he leapt majestically to 6, hoping that Dummy would have a few crumbs for him.  After West leads a Spade, a mediocre Dummy appears, now how should Declarer play the hand?

        North

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ A9

AKQT86

A

♣ AK53