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HOW TO PLAY SUIT COMBINATIONS

This is a quiz from the Encyclopedia of Bridge on how you would play various suit combinations. Assume there are unlimited entries to both hands and no helpful information from opponents. Take the quiz and see how you do.

Andrew Robson explains

                     Why the Principle of Restricted Choice works at the bridge table

A fascinating little video where Oxford University Maths Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores with Alan Davies. A game show contestant is invited by Monty Hall to choose one of three doors, behind one of which is a good prize (a car) and behind the other two  is a bad prize. The contestant is then shown what's behind one of the two remaining doors and is offered a chance to change their selection. Marcus demonstrates  that the contestant gains a distinct advantage by changing their selection - something that foxed many mathematicians.