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MR. GOREN'S CHRISTMAS QUIZ
December 19, 1966
By now you have considered the new safety features in the 1967 cars, but how about adding some safety features to your 1967 cards? Though I am a firm believer in aggressive bridge, lately I have noticed a trend toward too much boldness, so here is a safety lecture. The problems generally call for the most careful approach, but that is not always the lowest possible bid. If you score 34 or less, increase your insurance; 35 to 49 and you are safe in most games; 50 or more and your opponents should check their own coverage against losses.
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December 19, 1966

Mr. Goren's Christmas Quiz

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NORTH

2 [Diamond]
PASS

EAST

PASS
PASS

*Artificial; forcing
†27-28 points; balanced hand

West leads the 6 of spades against South's three-no-trump contract, East playing the king. Assuming that the lead was not unusual, how should you proceed?

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NORTH

[King of Spades]
[5 of Spades]
[4 of Spades]
[9 of Hearts]
[5 of Hearts]
[4 of Hearts]
[2 of Hearts]
[7 of Clubs]
[6 of Clubs]
[5 of Clubs]
[King of Diamonds]
[3 of Diamonds]
[2 of Diamonds]

SOUTH

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