Crime in London appeared to be taking a vacation, and so it seems was Sherlock Holmes when he found himself on opening lead at the Baker Street Bridge Club:
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Watson Dash it, Holmes, why not lead the unbid suit? I must have Hearts.
Holmes Indeed, dear chap, you had four, but so did Declarer.
Watson We know that now.
Holmes And I knew it before I made my lead.
Watson An Englishman doesn’t peek.
Holmes No, it was the curious matter of your bidding.
Watson But I didn’t bid.
Holmes Yes, that was most curious.
How could Holmes figure out the Heart distribution?
Holmes My 6-count and the opponents’ bidding told me that you….[button link=»http://www.acbl.org/learn/bites/OLB001ItsElementary.htm» size=»small» window=»yes»]click here[/button] to continue reading