Daily Problem 4041 – Swiss Timing
14 Sep
13 Sep

East is the dealer with East - West vulnerable. West leads the 2, jack, ace, and East returns the 7, won by dummy's king. You draw trumps in three rounds, ending in hand, East discarding two diamonds. You lead a diamond to the queen and king. East returns the 10, which you duck, followed by the 5 to your queen. How should the North - South partnership play the clubs, with the K, J, 9, 6, 4, and 2?

 


12 Sep

North is the dealer with North - South vulnerable. Playing pairs, you open 4 in third seat and all pass. West leads the Q: two – nine – ace. You play the K, taken by West, who continues with the 6: four – ten - king. How do you continue as South with a hand that includes Q, J, K, J, A and K?

11 Sep

South is the dealer with North-South vulnerable. Your partner has bid 2 . West has passed. What would you do as North with a hand that includes K?

10 Sep

The contract is 7 by North. West leads the K, taken by the ace. You draw trumps in two rounds, West discarding two hearts. You ruff a club, ruff a heart and ruff a club. On the third club, East discards a spade. How do you continue as part of the North - South partnership?

09 Sep

North is the dealer with both vulnerable. North has bid 4 . What would you do as East with a hand including A and A?

08 Sep

East is the dealer with nil vulnerable. The last bid is 4 by North. What would you do as East with a hand that includes K, K, A, Q, and J?

07 Sep

With no opposition bidding, South is in 4 . West leads the 10. You win and play the 4: five – ace and East discards a diamond. How should the North - South partnership continue?

06 Sep

South is the dealer with North - South vulnerable. The last bid was 4NT by North. East has passed. What would you do as South with a hand that includes K and Q?

05 Sep

West has bid 1NT, after some thought North has passed. What do you bid as East with your highest card the 10?

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