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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? _____ TopMain

9.

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? _____ TopMain

17.

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? _____ TopMain

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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