Main   Exercise 4G29 by Richard Pavlicek  

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).

Reel Problem

1. None Vul
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?


No Horseplay

2. None Vul
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

3. None Vul
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?


Fast Delivery

4. None Vul
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

5. None Vul
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?


I Am Not a Crook

6. None Vul
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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© 2012 Richard Pavlicek