Join Bridge Winners
Tricky hand?
(Page of 3)

North
AKQ109
AKJ42
K8
A
South
852
Q5
A10
Q109654

Do you have a sensible route to 7?

 

I'll show our auction on the next page.

North
AKQ109
AKJ42
K8
A
South
852
Q5
A10
Q109654
W
N
E
S
2
P
2
P
2
P
3
P
4
P
4
P
7
?

2C is a multi; one of the strong options is a big 2-suiter with hearts, so the 2S rebid shows both majors.

3S shows slam interest and its a good day for Gerber.

I felt lucky (punk) so punted the grand.

 

Unfortunately hearts broke 5-1 but for some reason west decided to throw one away!

The full hand:

West
J4
109863
9643
87
North
AKQ109
AKJ42
K8
A
East
763
7
QJ752
KJ32
South
852
Q5
A10
Q109654
D

 

The lead was Q.

West discarded 6 on the 3rd round of trumps and when both followed to the Q...

Perhaps they would have fared better had they asked for an explanation of the auction.

47 Comments
Getting Comments... loading...
.

Bottom Home Top