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I’ll Second That!


The underlined card (assume a spade) is led by declarer at trick two in the contract shown. As second hand, answer each question.

1. 3 NT South

10 6 2
TableQ 5 4

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the two were led? _____

2. 3 NT South

10 9 2
TableJ 8 7

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the two were led? _____

3. 3 NT South

Q 8 2
TableK J 5

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the eight were led? _____

4. 3 NT South

9 2
TableQ 7 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the two were led? _____ TopMain

5. 3 NT South

5 3
TableJ 10 8 2

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if leading this suit? _____

6. 3 NT South

J 10 8
TableK 9 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the 10 were led? _____

7. 3 NT South

9 8 6
TableK 10 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the six were led? _____

8. 3 NT South

Q J 9 8
TableK 3

North leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if you held K-10-3? _____ TopMain

9. 3 NT South

A 4 3
Q 9 5Table
J

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the 10 were led? _____

10. 3 NT South

A J 8 2
K 6 4Table
10

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the queen were led? _____

11. 3 NT South

A 4 3
J 7 2Table
10

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the nine were led? _____

12. 3 NT South

K 4 3
A Q 2Table
J

South leads

What is your play? _____

What would you play if the eight were led? _____ TopMain

Answers

 1.Q
4
 2.7
7
 3.5
5
 4.Q
3
 5.2
J
 6.3
3
 7.K
3
 8.3
3
 9.5
5
10.K
K
11.2
2
12.A
2
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