[BLML] interesting problem

ton t.kooyman at worldonline.nl
Thu Nov 21 13:13:33 CET 2013

I was just a little bit to fast without reading the laws properly and
knowing 28B by heart. There it says call so I asummed that 53C talks about
play, but it doesn't, it says lead. So the joke doesn't work. I would have
liked you to solve a play from declarer's hand and from dummy after which
RHO accepts it and plays the third card in the trick. But that is not going
to happen. 


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Van: blml-bounces at rtflb.org [mailto:blml-bounces at rtflb.org] Namens Sven Pran
Verzonden: donderdag 21 november 2013 11:48
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Onderwerp: Re: [BLML] interesting problem

Peter Eidt 
> Von: Herman De Wael <hermandw at skynet.be>
> > Peter,
> > I never doubted you would get this correct.
> > You spared a lot of people some wrong guesses though.
> > One interesting twist: what if dummy has no trumps?
> Peter:
> ok, i'll leave this to those people mentioned above ;-)
> > Herman.

[Sven Pran] 
In that case we have Law 46B4: "If declarer calls a card that is not in
dummy the call is void and declarer may designate any legal card."

So no card has been played from dummy, and LHO may NOT change his play.

(May I add that I really appreciated Peter's very sound logic when answering
the original question, I was myself initially in a bit of doubt)

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