Missing King

North
A5432
J9762
AQT
11 HCP
West
K6
K4
AQT8
97632
12 HCP
East
7
5
KJ95432
KJ85
8 HCP
South
QJT98
AQT83
76
4
9 HCP
  • Play high card from South to drive king into ace.  If West’s king doesn’t play, South’s card will win.
  • Play the ace and king will drop.

 

Tip:

When you hold 11 cards, minus the king, play for the drop, not the finesse.