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Leading the Proper Card


Assume you have decided to make your opening lead from the suit shown (spades). Which card would you lead against 3 NT? And which card against 4 H?

1.
A K J 10 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

2.
A K 6 5 4Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

3.
A K 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

4.
A KTable

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

5.
A Q J 8 5Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

6.
A Q 10 9 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

7.
A J 10 6Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

8.
A J 8 6 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

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A 8 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

10.
K Q 7 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

11.
K J 10 8 5Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

12.
K 9 8 7 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

13.
Q J 9 5Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

14.
Q J 7 5 3 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

15.
Q 10 9 5 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

16.
Q 8 7Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

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J 10 8 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

18.
J 10 6 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

19.
J 10 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

20.
10 9 6 4 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

21.
10 8 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

22.
9 7 3Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

23.
8 7 6Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

24.
8 2Table

Lead against 3 NT? _____

Lead against 4 H? _____

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Answers

1.A
K

2.5
K

3.K
K

4.K
A

5.Q
A

6.10
A

7.J
A

8.6
A

9.2
A

10.3
K

11.J
J

12.7
7

13.Q
Q

14.5
5

15.10
10

16.7
7

17.J
J

18.3
3

19.J
J

20.4
4

21.2
2

22.9
3

23.8
6

24.8
8

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