Exercise 4B93   Main

# Odds and Ends

by Richard Pavlicek

Played cards, if any, are underlined.

 1. 3 NT Q 5 N or S leads A 8 3

What is the chance (%) to win two tricks?

 2. 3 NT 4 3 2 5 North leads A Q 10

What is the chance (%) to win three tricks?

at least two tricks?

 3. 3 NT K J 5 8 South leads 4 3 2

What is the chance (%) to win two tricks?

at least one trick?

 4. 3 NT A K Q 6 5 N or S leads 4 3

What is the chance (%) to win five tricks?

at least four tricks?

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 5. 3 NT 3 N or S leads A K Q 6 5

What is the chance (%) to win five tricks?

to win four tricks?

 6. 3 NT A K Q 4 3 N or S leads 6 5 2

What is the chance (%) to win five tricks?

at least four tricks?

 7. 3 NT A Q J 5 6 South leads 4 3 2

What is the chance (%) to win four tricks?

at least three tricks?

 8. 3 NT Q 9 5 3 South leads A 6 4 2

Do you lead the A or 2?

If East plays the 10, will you finesse the 9?

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 9. 4 A 6 5 4 N or S leads K 8 7 3 2

What is the chance (%) to win five tricks?

at least four tricks?

 10. 4 A J 8 5 4 N or S leads K 7 6 3 2

Do you win the A or K?

What is the chance (%) to win five tricks?

 11. 4 K J 9 2 N or S leads A 7 5 4 3

Do you win the A or K?

If East plays the 10, will you finesse next?

 12. 4 K 10 5 2 N or S leads A 7 6 4 3

Do you win the A or K?

If East plays the jack, will you finesse next?

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