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It’s Your Lead


Decide your opening lead with each hand against 3 NT, 4 S and 6 NT.
Assume no suits were bid (except for the trump suit at 4 S).

1.

Reel Problem

S 4 3
H A J 10 8 7
D Q 8 4
C J 9 2
Table

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

2.

No Horseplay

S A 7 2
H 9 8 4 2
D K 9 8 7 4
C 3
Table

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

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Richard Says

S Q J 10 5
H K 7 6 2
D 2
C 10 7 6 5
Table

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

4.

Fast Delivery

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

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

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Food For Thought

S J 10 5 3
H 7 4 2
D Q 2
C K 6 5 2
Table

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

6.

I Am Not a Crook

S Q J
H Q 8 4 2
D J 10
C Q J 6 5 4
Table

What is your lead…
against 3 NT? _____

against 4 S? _____

against 6 NT? _____

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Answers

1.H J
S 3
S 4

2.D 7
C 3
H 2

3.S Q
C 5
S Q

4.H 8
D K
D K

5.S 3
H 2
H 7

6.C 5
D J
S J

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