Main   Exercise 4H81 by Richard Pavlicek  

Leading the Proper Card

You have decided to make your opening lead from the spade suit shown.
Which card do you lead, first against 3 NT, second against 4 H?
Assume no suits were bid (except the trump suit in 4 H).

1. S A K J 10 3

Your leads?

2. S A K 6 5 4

Your leads?

3. S A K 3

Your leads?

4. S A K

Your leads?

5. S A Q J 8 5

Your leads?

6. S A Q 10 9 3

Your leads?

7. S A J 10 6

Your leads?

8. S A J 8 6 2

Your leads?

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9. S A 8 2

Your leads?

10. S K Q 7 3

Your leads?

11. S K J 10 8 5

Your leads?

12. S K 9 8 7 3

Your leads?

13. S Q J 9 5

Your leads?

14. S Q J 7 5 3 2

Your leads?

15. S Q 10 9 5 2

Your leads?

16. S Q 8 7

Your leads?

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17. S J 10 8 3

Your leads?

18. S J 10 6 3

Your leads?

19. S J 10 3

Your leads?

20. S 10 9 6 4 2

Your leads?

21. S 10 8 2

Your leads?

22. S 9 7 3

Your leads?

23. S 8 7 6

Your leads?

24. S 8 2

Your leads?

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