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LC35 Suit Play Overview Board 3


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You are in 4th seat, not vulnerable against vulnerable opponents. You have the amazing hand below:

♠ AKQJ1062  
♥   
♦ AKQ  
♣ AQ9
 

Unfortunately, you don't get to open 2♠. You see the auction above:
2♠--Pass-4♠ to you. Now what?

Choose One:

Pass

Double

4♠

4NT

6♠

Other

You will need to get rid of at least one of those club losers. What is the plan?

Choose One:

Trump with the ♠2 and draw trump.

Discard the ♠9 on the first trick. Hope something good happens.

Trump with the ♠2 and run the spades and throw them in.

Trump with any spade but the ♠2 and draw trump, hoping they are 2-1. Go to dummy for the club finesse.

Trump with any spade but the ♠2 and draw trump, hoping they are 2-1. Test diamonds, and then enter dummy.

Other

Trumps are 2-1 (you needed that).
When you cash the ♠AKQ, the jack falls.

Now what?

Choose One:

Run the spades from the top.

Cross to dummy in spades and take a club finesse.

Cross to dummy in spades, discard a club on the good ♠10 and then take the club finesse.

Other