Main   Exercise 4H41 by Richard Pavlicek  

Opening Leads at Suits

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

1. None VulWest

Pass
Pass
North

2 C
4 H
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 NT
2 H
S J 10 3
H A 9 4
D 10 9 6 3
C Q J 4
Table

Your lead:

2. E-W VulWest

Pass
All Pass
North

3 S
East

Pass
South
1 S
4 S
S 3
H 8 2
D K J 8 5 2
C J 9 8 4 2
Table

Your lead:

3. N-S VulWest

Pass
North

4 H
East
1 S
All Pass
South
3 H
S 5 4 2
H 3 2
D 10 9 8 4 2
C Q 7 6
Table

Your lead:

4. Both VulWest
1 S
Dbl
North
Dbl
Pass
East
Rdbl
Pass
South
2 D
Pass
S K Q 6 4 3
H J 10
D K J 7 6
C A 2
Table

Your lead:

5. None VulWest

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 D
3 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 NT
4 S
S 8 6 5
H A 10 2
D K J 10 9
C 9 7 2
Table

Your lead:

6. E-W VulWest

Pass
4 S
All Pass
North

2 H
Pass
East

2 S
Pass
South
1 H
4 H
5 H
S Q J 9 4 2
H 6 5 3
D 10
C Q 9 7 3
Table

Your lead:

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7. N-S VulWest

Pass
North
1 C
4 H
East
Pass
All Pass
South
1 H
S Q J 7
H J 9 2
D A 10 8 2
C 9 8 7
Table

Your lead:

8. Both VulWest

Pass
North
1 C
4 S
East
Pass
All Pass
South
1 S
S J 10 4 2
H J 10 6 4
D A J 8 5
C 7
Table

Your lead:

9. None VulWest

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

1 S
3 H
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 H
2 D
4 H
S K Q 9 3
H 3 2
D J 10 9 7 3
C K J
Table

Your lead:

10. E-W VulWest

Pass
Pass
North

2 C
4 S
East

Dbl
All Pass
South
1 NT
2 S
S 10 9 7 2
H J 10 8 5
D Q J 4
C 7 3
Table

Your lead:

11. N-S VulWest

1 S
North

2 H
East

All Pass
South
1 H
S K J 10 7 3
H Q J 7
D A 4
C 10 9 3
Table

Your lead:

12. Both VulWest

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 H
3 S
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 S
4 S
S A K 3
H J 10 9 2
D Q 9 8 2
C 10 2
Table

Your lead:

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