- What is the primary purpose of "leading through Dummy's weakness, and up to Dummy's strength"?
- To ensure that Partner's high cards are behind ("over") the high cards of the opponent, so that they can not be captured.
- What types of opening leads can you make as a Defender?
- Attacking leads, defensive leads and trump leads
- Name four examples of an attacking lead.
- Partner's long suit, your own long suit, top of a solid sequence, top of touching Honours
- Name five examples of a defensive lead.
- Small from a 2+ card suit, the unbid suit, the suit Dummy has bid, trump lead, 4 card suit headed by the Ace
- Which card do you lead as opening trump lead with the following holdings.
- A 5 (2)
- (A) 8
- K 9 (4)
- 8 (6) 5
- (9) 2
- J 10 (6)
- With which trump length is it best not to lead trumps?
- When you hold 4 trumps, and also with just 1 trump, as Partner is then likely to hold 4
- How do you encourage Partner to keep leading a suit?
- Play "high-low", an unnecessary high card (usually 6 - 9), followed by a low card if he leads the suit again
- Declarer leads a 3rd round of trumps, Spades and your Partner, playing Mc Kennie discards, discards the following cards. Which suit does he wants you to lead?
- 8 of Hearts - Diamonds
- 2 of Hearts - Clubs
- 3 of Clubs - Diamonds
- 7 of Clubs - Hearts
- 9 of Diamonds - Hearts
- 4 of Diamonds - Clubs
- Which card do you lead as an opening lead in a suit contract?
- (J) 10 9 3
- (Q) J 9 4
- (K Q) 8 3
- (A) 9 6 4 2
- K (J) 10 4
- (Q) J 4
- K J 7 (2)
- A (K) 3
- (A) K
- (A) 4
- (K) 3
- Partner leads the Diamond 4, Dummy the 5. Which card do you play as 3rd player?
D - Q 9 (5)
D - (4)
a. D - K (10) 3
b. D - K 10 (8) 3 (finesse Dummy's 9)
c. D - (K) 7 2 (no card 9 or higher)
- Dummy leads the Queen of Spades. Which card do you play?
S - (Q) J 9 3
a. S - (K) 10
b. S - K 10 (8) (cover the Jack next time to promote your 10 )
c. s - K (7) (nothing to gain, let Declarer guess)
- Declarer leads the Jack of Hearts. Which card do you play?
| || Dummy
H - A 10 6 4
a. H - Q 8 (2)
b. H - K (2)
c. H - K Q 9 (2)
| || Declarer
H - (J)
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