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Third Man Theme

Partner leads a spade against 3 NT, and the underlined card is played from dummy.
As East, which card would you normally play?

1. 3 NTK Q 10
4TableA 9 2
West leads

What is your play?

2. 3 NTJ 7 5
3TableQ 9 6
West leads

What is your play?

3. 3 NT5 4 2
10TableQ J 6
West leads

What is your play?

4. 3 NTJ 8 4
2TableK 10 9 7
West leads

What is your play?

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5. 3 NTK 6
3TableJ 10 9
West leads

What is your play?

6. 3 NT10 3 2
QTableK 4
West leads

What is your play?

7. 3 NT8 3 2
4TableQ 10 9
West leads

What is your play?

8. 3 NTA J 8 7
10TableQ 6 5 4 3
West leads

What is your play?

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9. 3 NTA 10 8 5
4TableQ 9 7 2
West leads

What is your play?

10. 3 NTA 8 2
5TableJ 9 7
West leads

What is your play?

11. 3 NTQ 5
6TableK 9 7 2
West leads

What is your play?

12. 3 NTJ 7 2
4TableA Q
West leads

What is your play?

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