Main   Exercise 6G41 by Richard Pavlicek  

Leading Through Declarer

Against 3 NT, assume partner led a heart, which is immaterial and not shown.
As East, you decide to lead the spade suit shown. Answer each question.

1. 3 NT4 3
TableK J 9 7
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

2. 3 NT10 8 2
TableK J 9 7
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

3. 3 NTA 8 2
TableQ J 5 3
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

4. 3 NTJ 9 3
TableA Q 10 8
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

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5. 3 NTQ 4 2
TableA J 9 3
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

6. 3 NT9 4 3
TableK 10 8
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

7. 3 NT10 9 8
TableQ J 4 2
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

8. 3 NTQ J 3
TableK 10 6 2
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

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9. 3 NT9 8 2
TableK Q 7 3
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

10. 3 NT10 9 5
TableA J 8 7
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

11. 3 NTK Q 7
TableA 10 9 4
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

12. 3 NTK 8 4
TableQ 9 7 6
East leads

Is this a safe lead?

Which card do you lead?

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