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Dealer : South
Vuln : East-West
HAMMAN'S TIPS #33
by Bob Hamman
the world's #1 ranked player

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     North
    A K 10 9 7 4
    A 8 3
    K 4
    Q 2
West



East You
6
9 7 4
Q 6 5 2
A 10 9 5 3
 

   South
   
   
   
   

 

Declarer wins the trick with the ace and plays three
rounds of spades, ace, king and ten. Declarer follows
with the 3, 5, and 8, while partner plays the 2, jack
and queen. As East, what two cards do you discard
at tricks two and three?

SOLUTION

South
pass
1**
1NT 
3   

West
pass
pass
pass
pass

North
1*
1 
2 
3NT

East
pass
pass
Pass
all pass

* 17+ points, artificial
** 0-6 points, negative, artificial
Opening lead: Q

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