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December 2016 English Bridge

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THIS MONTH'S QUIZ

South West North East

1t Pass 1´ Pass

1NT All Pass

Choose from: (a) ´Q; (b) ™A/K; (c)t4; (d) a club.

HHHHH

South West North East

1®1 Pass 1t2 2´3

Pass 3´ Dble4 Pass

4™ Pass 4NT Pass

5®5 Pass 6™ Dble

All Pass

1 Could be two clubs; 2 Showing hearts; 3 Weak; 4 Takeout; 5

One or four key cards.

Partner has doubled the opponents' slam.

Choose from: (a) ´A; (b) ™3; (c) tJ; (d) ®6.

HHHHH

South West North East

1t Pass

1™ Pass 3´1 Pass

4™ Pass 4NT Pass

5®2 Pass 6™ All Pass

1 Splinter; 2 One or four key cards.

North seems to have a very good hand!

Choose from: (a) ´10; (b) tQ/J; (c) ®A; (d) ®2. r

Hand 2

´ A J 10

™ 3

t J 10 9 8 5 2

® 6 5 2

Hand 3

´ 10 9 8 7 2

™ 4 2

t Q J

® A 4 3 2

Hand 1

´ Q 3

™ A K 10 9

t J 9 4

® 9 8 3 2

New Prize Leads Quiz

New Prize Leads Quiz

O

pening leads are often subjective and

virtual ly any opening lead can be successful

some of the time. However, bridge is in

many ways a game of percentages and there fore

certain leads will gain more often than others. In

each issue you will be given three hands and the

bidding on each, and you are asked to choose your

opening leads from those proposed by our

Quizmaster. Answers will be in the next issue. In each

problem you are on lead as West.

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There are TWO categories in our competi tion: up

to and including Master, and those with higher

ranking. Please indicate on the top left-hand corner

of the envelope, or in the e-mail subject line, the

category for which you are entering. The first

correct entry in each category out of a hat will win

the prize. The editor's decision is final.

Entries to the Editor, Leads Quiz,lou@ebu.co.ukouse, Bowdens, Langport, Somerset,

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or e-mail lou@ebu.co.uk

by 26 December 2016.

Please make sure you include your full postal

address AND rank even if entering by e-mail!

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