This week we look at how to use the trump in partner’s hand to help us take a finesse in another suit. This ruffing finesse is a useful line of play when you think you know where a missing honor is located!
Ruffing in the long hand is often a bad thing. But if we do this bad thing enough, it can turn into a good thing by allowing us to turn the short side into a long side. Here we look at this dummy reversal line of play.
As Declarer we have many tools for helping us take more tricks. A “Hold Up Play” is a valuable one of these tools, especially in Notrump contracts. Here we look at some positions where it is best to choose not win the first trick.