Learn how to play contract bridge with Australian bridge teacher, Joan Butts. Watch the videos, read the bridge tips, and play hands. Suitable for beginners and bridge players looking to improve their game.
A suit preference signal is the play of a specific card to tell partner you want a particular suit returned.
In Audrey Grant’s little book on end plays, she says there are many suit combinations where it is to declarer’s advantage to have the suit led by the defenders, so that declarer’s side plays last.
Here’s a hand from an End Plays workshop, based on Audrey Grant’s book, Improve Your Declarer Play: Simplify the End Play.
Sometimes partner makes a double for takeout, but you decide not to bid your longest suit because that’s the suit the opponent opened!
The more points the take-out doubler holds, the less important is shortage in opener’s suit.
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