Main   Exercise 4G41 by Richard Pavlicek  

Lead On, MacDuff


As West, what is your opening lead with each hand?

1. None Vul

West

Pass
North

Pass
East

Pass
South
1 NT

S A Q 7 5
H 7 5 3
D J 3
C K J 8 7
Table

Your lead _____

2. E-W Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North
1 D
3 C
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
2 C
3 NT

S Q 10 6 2
H K 9 7 2
D 10 9 7 6
C J
Table

Your lead _____

3. N-S Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North

3 NT
East

Pass
South
2 NT
Pass

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

Your lead _____

4. Both Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North
1 H
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 NT
Pass

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

Your lead _____

5. None Vul

West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 C
2 NT
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 NT
2 D
Pass

S J 5 3
H 10 9 3
D J 9 8
C A 10 6 2
Table

Your lead _____

6. E-W Vul

West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 D
3 NT
East

1 S
Pass
South
1 C
1 NT
Pass

S 6 3
H J 7 4 3 2
D Q J 9 7
C 8 3
Table

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7. N-S Vul

West
1 H
Pass
North
2 C
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT

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

Your lead _____

8. None Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North

3 NT
East

Pass
South
1 NT
Pass

S A 10 8 3
H 8 6 4
D K J 2
C J 8 2
Table

Your lead _____

9. None Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North

2 NT
East
1 H
Pass
South
1 NT
Pass

S 10 7 5 2
H 4
D Q 10 9 7 3
C J 10 2
Table

Your lead _____

10. E-W Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North
1 H
2 D
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 NT

S J 10 9 7
H J 10 9 8
D 6 5
C A J 3
Table

Your lead _____

11. N-S Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North

2 NT
Pass
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 NT
3 NT

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

Your lead _____

12. Both Vul

West

Pass
Pass
North

3 D
Pass
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 D
3 NT

S K 10 4 3
H A 9 4 3
D Q J 6
C J 2
Table

Your lead _____ TopMain

Answers

 1.H 7
 2.S 2
 3.C J
 4.C 4
 5.H 10
 6.S 6
 7.D 7
 8.H 8
 9.D 10
10.S J
11.H 3
12.S 3
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