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It’s Your Play!


As declarer in notrump, enter the number of top tricks and the suit you will lead first.

1. 1 NT South

S 3 2
H 5 3 2
D J 7 4 3
C K 10 7 5
Lead: H QTable
S 10 7 5 4
H A 4
D A K 6 2
C A J 4

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

2. 2 NT South

S K 5 2
H 7 5
D A Q 4 2
C 9 8 3 2
Lead: C KTable
S A 9 7 4
H A 10 6 3
D K 7 3
C A 10

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

3. 2 NT South

S K 10 6 3
H 10 3
D Q 6 3
C A 9 7 4
Lead: H 7Table
S A Q 2
H A 6 4
D K 8 5 4
C K 10 5

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

TopMain 4. 3 NT South

S 7 6
H K Q 3
D A Q 9 6 5
C 4 3 2
Lead: S 10Table
S A 3
H A 7 6
D J 10 8 2
C A K Q 5

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

5. 3 NT South

S 6 2
H K 9 7
D A K Q 5 4
C A K 7
Lead: S 4Table
S A Q
H Q 4 3
D 8 6 2
C 8 6 5 4 2

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

6. 3 NT South

S K 2
H 5
D K 9 6 5 2
C A Q 5 4 3
Lead: H JTable
S A Q J 10 3
H A K 3
D 7 4
C 9 7 2

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

TopMain 7. 6 NT South

S 6 5
H A 5 2
D A K Q J 9 2
C 4 3
Lead: D 6Table
S K Q J
H K Q
D 5 4
C A Q J 8 6 5

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

8. 6 NT South

S A K 3
H 8 6 4
D Q 7 4 2
C K 8 6
Lead: C JTable
S 8 6 4 2
H A K Q 2
D A K 5
C A Q

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

9. 7 NT South

S A K
H K Q 6 3 2
D A Q J 8 2
C A
Lead: C 7Table
S Q 8 4
H A
D 9 4 3
C K Q J 10 9 2

Number of top tricks _____

Suit you will lead first _____

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Answers

1.5
D 

2.7
C 

3.6
D 

4.8
C 

5.7
C 

6.8
D 

7.10
H 

8.11
S 

9.13
S 

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