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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? _____

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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? _____

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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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