Dummy Reversal

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Most commonly, in a trump contract, we accumulate extra tricks by getting a ruff or two in the short hand. However, we “reverse the dummy” when …

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Most commonly, in a trump contract, we accumulate extra tricks by getting a ruff or two in the short hand. However, we “reverse the dummy” when we go for extra tricks by ruffing in the long hand. For example, in a 5-3 fit we might be able to count 5 trump tricks plus a ruff in the short hand for a total of 6. Or, by “reversing the dummy”, we might get to 6 by counting 3 ruffs in the long hand plus 3 trump tricks in the short hand. Those ruffs in the long hand must be taken early in the play, before drawing trumps.

 

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Dealer South Vul N-S

 

Q 8 4
5 4 2
K Q 9
Q 10 6 5

 

9 7 6 3 2
10 9 6
A J 6 2
J

 

K J 10
Q 7 3
10 4 3
A K 7 2

 

A 5
A K J 8
8 7 5
9 8 4 3

 
West North East South
      1
Pass 1NT Pass Pass
2 The End    

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