Exercise 6G53   Main

# Logical Deductions

by Richard Pavlicek

Played cards, if any, are underlined.

 1. 3 NT 8 5 3 J 10 9 7 6 West leads A

Who has the king?

Who do you think has the queen?

 2. 3 NT J 10 2 A 9 7 4 3 5 West leads 6

Who has the king?

What would East play if he held 8-5 doubleton?

 3. 3 NT 7 4 3 K 10 8 5 2 J West leads A

Who has the queen?

What would East play with Q-J doubleton?

 4. 4 7 6 5 Q J 4 3 9 West leads A

Who has the king?

Who has the 10?

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 5. 3 NT Q 4 J 10 8 6 K West leads A

With A-3-2 would South win the first trick?

Who likely has the nine?

 6. 3 NT A 4 2 K 8 7 6 5 10 West leads Q

Who has the nine?

Is it safe to lead this suit again?

 7. 4 J 6 4 A K 9 8 7 3 West leads Q

Do you think South has a singleton?

Will you cash the ace?

 8. 4 K 5 4 Q J 3 9 West leads 2

Who has the ace?

Who has the 10?

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 9. 3 NT J 10 9 K 8 6 5 2 7 West leads Q

Does East’s play show Attitude or Count?

Who has the doubleton?

 10. 3 NT 10 4 3 Q J 9 7 West leads K

Who likely has the ace?

Do you intend to lead this suit again?

 11. 4 K J 4 10 9 3 2 A West leads 5

Who would South expect to hold the ace?

Who has the queen?

 12. 4 6 5 4 Q 9 7 2 J West leads A

Who has the king?

Who has the 10?

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