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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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Opening lead: Three of spades.

East plays the ace and returns the four, West following with the deuce. How do you proceed?

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NORTH

[King of Spades]
[10 of Spades]
[3 of Spades]
[2 of Spades]
[Queen of Hearts]
[7 of Hearts]
[6 of Hearts]
[6 of Clubs]
[4 of Clubs]
[3 of Clubs]
[Queen of Diamonds]
[10 of Diamonds]
[2 of Diamonds]

SOUTH

[Ace of Spades]
[Jack of Spades]
[9 of Spades]
[8 of Spades]
[Jack of Hearts]
[5 of Hearts]
[4 of Hearts]
[3 of Hearts]
[Queen of Clubs]
[Jack of Clubs]
[5 of Clubs]
[King of Diamonds]
[Jack of Diamonds]

Both sides vulnerable Dealer West

WEST

PASS
PASS
PASS

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