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Only One Way To Get There
Edwin B. Kantar
December 25, 1978
A hand of bridge is not unlike a journey. There are often several directions you can take, some of which will lead you to the wilderness, one to where you want to go. The following hands offer you several options, mostly in the area of finesses. For every one you solve correctly, award yourself 25 points. To find out how you did, turn to page 79.
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December 25, 1978

Only One Way To Get There

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NORTH

PASS
2 [Spade]

EAST

PASS
PASS

SOUTH

1 [Spade]
PASS

Opening lead: King of hearts.

East plays the discouraging deuce at trick one and West shifts to the nine of clubs. East wins the king, cashes the ace of clubs and exits with the ten of clubs, West following with the deuce and then the seven. Now what?

7

NORTH

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