Daily Bridge Tip 36

You may well have agreed to show count when partner leads the King.

But is this the most useful piece of information to give partner in this situation?

Look at it from partner’s perspective.

Declarer will play low from dummy holding either Jxx or xxx

If declarer holds Jxx, a continuation of the suit would be disastrous.

If declarer holds xxx, a continuation would be good.

Give an ATTITUDE SIGNAL rather than count so partner knows what to do.

On this hand give an encouraging signal to tell partner you hold the Jack.

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