You need to be constantly awake as declarer. Problems are much easier when seen in a book or a magazine, as there is a kindly author tapping you on the shoulder and asking ‘How do you play?’ or ‘How do you defend?’ at the key moment of the hand.
At the table, of course, you must recognize that key moment for yourself. Take a look at this month’s deal and see if you would have spotted the key play. If it makes you feel better, I didn’t when I was declarer.
- Both Vul
- Dealer South