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Drawing the Enemy Trumps


What is usually the best play of each trump suit when you draw trumps? You may lead from either hand unless stated otherwise. Assume East or West follows low as second hand.

1.
J 4 3 2
Table
K 9 8 7 6

Lead the _____ and play the _____

2.
6 5 4
Table
A Q 10 8 3 2

Lead the _____ and play the _____

3.
Q 4 3 2
North leadsTable
A 10 9 8 7

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____

4.
Q 2
Table
K 10 7 6 5 4

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____ and play the _____

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Q 3 2
South leadsTable
A K 9 8 5 4

Lead the _____ and play the _____

6.
Q J 7 6
South leadsTable
K 8 5 4 3

Lead the _____ and play the _____

7.
J 10 9 5
North leadsTable
A K 4 3 2

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____ and play the _____

8.
Q J 4 3
Table
A 10 8 7

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____ and play the _____

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K 9 7 5 3
North leadsTable
A J 6 4 2

Lead the _____ and play the _____

10.
J 9
Table
Q 7 6 5 4 3

Lead the _____ and play the _____

11.
J 8 3 2
North leadsTable
A K 9 4

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____ and play the _____

12.
4
Table
K Q 9 8 7 6

Lead the _____ and play the _____
then
Lead the _____

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Answers

1.2K

2.4Q

3.2A
7

4.4Q
210

5.4Q

6.K6

7.5K
A9

8.Q7
J8

9.K2

10.39

11.2K
A3

12.4K
Q

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