This is one of the series of free bridge online lessons teaching how to solve problems of various difficulty level.
This lesson is a fragment from the book ” Virtual European Championships part 2″.
Board 9 – Difficulty level ♣
The main point – combine all your chances.
Order of play:
2 – 4. Check if spades behave:
a) if they break 3-3, you have nine tricks by playing hearts;
b) if spades are 4-2, you have to find clubs 2-2.
Closed room – contract 3 NT, + 600 for EW.
You checked the spades: no swing.
You played the club suit first: – 200 = -13 IMP.