- Find fit in a long suit to use like trump, pull first regardless of strength.
- Identify stoppers (A, K, Q)
- Don’t necessarily play A, K, Q first, otherwise lower cards will be winners and you will loose transport options.
- Identify transport needs and solutions.
- Consider getting your losers out of the way first.
- Keep in mind the number of tricks you can lose use before affecting your contract.
- Look at numbers of cards in each suit, can loosers be discarded on other tricks?