J: C H
S: A 10 K Q
H: 9 8 7
We won the bidding for 18 at one table and 20 at the other. We picked up the skat, which was
What contract should we play?
The outlook is bleak. It looks as though the best discard is D10, C8. We know that it is usually better to make our weaker suit trumps. So should play in hearts, even though we have more spades? Tom and I both played in hearts and lost.
The other hands were
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Vorhand: Hinterhand: J: S J: D C: A K 9 C: 10 Q 7 S: 8 S: 9 7 H: A 10 Q H: K D: K 9 D: A Q 7
Should we really have played Grand with this, as the best chance to rescue the situation? What would you do?
(I have done some statistical analysis which I will post after seeing some responses.)