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Suit Combinations - The best percentage play to win tricks based on the combination of partnership holdings in a given suit, including tactics as finesses.  Note: including a complete list of all possible suit combination possibilities would be exhaustive; to obtain further information, please refer to Jeroen Warmerdan's program "SuitPlay"

8 High Card Point held by opponents - The Ace, King, and Jack
 
Case Decl.
Num.
Cards
Partnership
Holding
Need % Remarks
1 4-1 Q 10 9 8
x
2 2 Finesse J
2 3-2 Q 10 9
x x
1 50 Finesse J
3 3-2 Q 10 x
x x
1 37 Finesse J
4 4-2 Q 10 9 8
x x
2 18 Finesse J
5 4-2 Q 10 9 x
x x
2
1
9
81
Finesse J
6 4-2 Q 10 8 x
x x
2
1
2
52
Finesse J then low to Q
7 4-2 Q 10 x x
x x
2
1
1
41
Finesse J then low to Q
8 3-3 Q 10 9
x x x
1 51 Finesse J
9 3-3 Q 10 x
x x x
1 38 Finesse J
10 5-2 Q 10 x x x
x x
3
2
1
12
55
91
Finesse J then low to low
11 4-3 Q 10 x x
x x x
2
1
22
70
Finesse J then low to Q
12 4-3 Q 9 8 7
x x x
2
1
7
85
Play low to Q then low to low
Play low to low then low to Q
13 4-3 Q 9 x x
x x x
2
1
7
61
Play low to Q then low to low
Play low to 9 or low then low to Q
14 4-3 Q x x x
10 9 x
2
1
7
97
Play low to Q then low to 10
Play low to 10 then low to Q
15 4-3 Q x x x
10 x x
2
1
7
70
Play low to Q then low to 10
Play low to 10 then low to Q
16 5-3 Q 10 x x x
x x x
3
2
1
33
84
98
Play low to 10 then low to Q
17 5-3 Q x x x x
10 x x
3
2
1
20
90
100
Play low to Q then low to 10
Play low to low then low to Q
Play low to 10 then low to Q
18 5-3 Q x x x x
x x x
3
2
1
14
82
98
Play low to Q then low to low
Play low to low then low to Q
Either of the above
19 4-4 Q 10 x x
x x x x
2
1
35
84
Play low to low then low to Q
20 4-4 Q x x x
x x x x
2
1
14
84
Play low to Q then low to low
Play low to low then low to Q
21 5-4 Q 10 9 x x
x x x x
3 70 Play low to low
22 5-4 Q x x x x
x x x x
3
2
53
95
Play low to Q
Play low to low repeatedly

Index of Suit Combinations

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