Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bridge Column for May 4

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bridge Column for May 4

Article excerpt

East-West vulnerable. North deals.

NORTH

9 7 5

K J 7 3

A 5 2

J 9 6

WEST EAST

K 3 Q 10 6 2

A Q 10 6

Q 9 8 7 3 K J 10 6 4

K Q 8 7 5 2

SOUTH

A J 8 4

9 8 5 4 2

Void

A 10 4 3

The bidding:

NORTH EAST SOUTH WEST

1 Pass 1 Dbl

2 3 4 Dbl

All pass

Opening lead: Seven of

Today's deal is from the same Australian team match featured in yesterday's column. It was late in the match, and North felt that his team needed a swing or two to have a chance. This might explain his bidding decisions on this deal decisions that would not be duplicated by many.

South ruffed the opening diamond lead in hand and led a low trump, inserting the jack when West played the 10. Another low diamond was ruffed in hand, followed by another trump. West rose with his ace and continued with the queen, extracting declarer's last trump in the process. …

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