A team-mate gave me this deal - Swiss Teams, short matches. There's a narrow question and a broader one.
LHO leads the ♦K
Question One: How do you approach the play?
In answering question one, you may well have considered the probability of being able to make the contract (and the extra risk you might need to take to do so) - but to what degree?
Question Two: In general, for IMP scoring, where are you on a spectrum between
This is not a theoretic question - having infinite time, infinite mental energy with both perfect knowledge and judgement of the action at the other table, we'd all go for the mathematically optimal approach - but we don't have any of the above. Hence it becomes a practical choice of sorts.
* there are some contracts where even a zealot of this approach will not take a ridiculous risk for a highly unlikely make
Plus... it's free!