Backward Finesse - A finesse tactic played in the opposite direction of the
natural procedure. The backward finesse may be beneficial when
anticipating the other opponent is holding certain honors, or when playing
"against the field" (shooting) by risking a low-odds play, seeking to boost the
standing of the pair.
would finesse the SJ in Dummy. However, if bidding or play
suggests the finesse will fail, consider the Backward Finesse.
Declarer crosses to Dummy and leads the SJ. If East covers,
declarer wins the SA and finesses toward the S9 winning 3