Thursday, March 1, 2018GOREN BRIDGEWITH BOB JONES2018 Tribune Content Agency, LTHE SAFE HANDEast-West vulnerable, East dealsthings easier if West had four trumps.That was good thinking. Southcashed the ace and queen of spades,and then drew the rest of the trumpsby leading a spade to dummy's nineand cashing the king. Wanting tokeep West off lead, South led a clubto his king and ran the jack of clubs,losing to East's queen. East exitedNORTHK942*A942WEST*10765K J 10 743 with his remaining club. South wonAQ6J10 9 7432in hand and led a club to dummy'sace, leaving this position:SOUTHNORTHVA965 2 VoidK J 10 8AS OT WEST NORTH MVoidVoidVoid10974voidassSpade fit, invitational or betterSOUTHVoidDA965Opening lead: Jack oroWhat would you bid with theSouth hand after East's one heartpening? The one spade overcalllooks just right to usVoidThe diamond lead suggested a South led dummy's queen of heartsheart void with West. South played and allowed East's king to hold thelow from dummy and ruffed in his trick. Rather than see his own suit runhand with the jack. He reasoned that against him for an overtrick, Eastit would make no difference if the cashed the ace of diamonds andtrumps split 3-2, but it might make conceded. Well played!

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Thursday, March 1, 2018 GOREN BRIDGE WITH BOB JONES 2018 Tribune Content Agency, L THE SAFE HAND East-West vulnerable, East deals things easier if West had four trumps. That was good thinking. South cashed the ace and queen of spades, and then drew the rest of the trumps by leading a spade to dummy's nine and cashing the king. Wanting to keep West off lead, South led a club to his king and ran the jack of clubs, losing to East's queen. East exited NORTH K942 *A942 WEST *10765 K J 10 743 with his remaining club. South won AQ6 J10 9 7432 in hand and led a club to dummy's ace, leaving this position: SOUTH NORTH VA965 2 Void K J 10 8 AS OT WEST NORTH MVoid Void Void 10974 void ass Spade fit, invitational or better SOUTH Void DA965 Opening lead: Jack oro What would you bid with the South hand after East's one heart pening? The one spade overcall looks just right to us Void The diamond lead suggested a South led dummy's queen of hearts heart void with West. South played and allowed East's king to hold the low from dummy and ruffed in his trick. Rather than see his own suit run hand with the jack. He reasoned that against him for an overtrick, East it would make no difference if the cashed the ace of diamonds and trumps split 3-2, but it might make conceded. Well played!

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