As South, answer each question about the play.
How many sure tricks?
Which cards are your threats? (suit order)
On which round do you win the A? (1 2 3)
What is the best play?
A. Lead clubs firstB. Lead diamonds firstC. Lead spades first
Is it safe to give up the lead early?
A. Lead the Q from your handB. Lead the 3 and finesse the nineC. Run the clubs immediately
On which round do you win the A? (1 2)
A. Lead all your trumpsB. Win A-K and ruff a spadeC. Give up a club trick
Which threat suit contains a crucial entry?
A. Lead all your trumpsB. A; club ruff; lead all your trumpsC. Win three diamonds then lead trumps
How many trumps do you lead immediately?
A. Diamond ruff; finish trumpsB. Diamond ruff; heart ruff; finish trumpsC. Lead the Q and let it ride
A. Run the clubs then the diamondsB. Run the clubs then the heartsC. Run the hearts then the clubs
© 1990 Richard Pavlicek