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New Prize Leads Quiz CLUB PLAYER’S

BIDDING QUIZ

OPENING leads are often subjective and

virtually any opening lead can be successful THIS MONTH’S ON each of the following problems,

you are West. What should you bid

some of the time. However, bridge is in

many ways a game of percentages and

QUIZ with each hand on the given auction?

Julian Pottage gives his answers on

therefore certain leads will gain more often page 44.

than others. In each issue you will be given Hand 1

three hands and the bidding on each, and ´ 75

you are asked to choose your opening leads ™ AJ62

Hand 1 W N E S

from those proposed by our Quizmaster. t KJ853

´KJ85 Pass Pass 1® Pass

Answers will be in the next issue. In each ® 64

™ K 10 7 1´ Pass 1NT Pass

problem you are on lead as West. t95 ?

West North East South ® K 10 9 8

1t1

Pass 1´ Pass 1NT2

makers of playing cards since 1824 Pass 3NT All Pass

www.piatnik.co.uk 1 Precision, 11-15, at least two diamonds Hand 2 W N E S

2 11-13 balanced ´AJ7542 1NT

( 020 8661 8866

™5 ?

Again we have an auction with different t9432

methods. What do you lead? ® A 10

Pick your lead out of: (a) ´7; (b) ™2;

(c) t5; (d)®6.

Hand 3 W N E S

HHHHH

´ 9432 1t 1™

™5 ?

t 10 6 5

Hand 2

´ 72 ® K Q 10 8 3

This elegant twin-pack of Piatnik playing

cards (‘White & Red Beauty’) is the prize on ™ Q53

t J532

offer this month.

® 8654

For information on the new Piatnik

Hand 4 W N E S

cards visit www.gibsonsgames.co.uk

´ 10 6 Pass 1™ Dble

West North East South ™A8743 ?

There are TWO categories in our 1NT t9

competition: up to and including Master, Pass 3NT All Pass ® J 10 9 6 4

and those with higher ranking. Please

Pick your lead out of: (a) ´7; (b) ™3;

indicate on the top left-hand corner of (c) t2; (d) a club.

the envelope, or in the e-mail subject

line, the category for which you are Hand 5 W N E S

HHHHH ´Q9765 Pass Pass 1t Pass

entering. The first correct entry in each

™AK98 1´ Pass 2NT Pass

category out of a hat will win the

Hand 3 tJ86 ?

prize. The Editor’s decision is final. ®8

´ Q 10 7 5

™ K963

Entries to the Editor, Leads Quiz, t KJ

23 Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LR, ® Q 10 3

Hand 6 W N E S

or e-mail elena@ebu.co.uk

´ 93 1t Pass 2® Pass

by 20th April 2013. West North East South ™ KJ96 ?

1t Dble tAQJ63

Please make sure you include your full Redble Pass Pass 1™ ®A9

postal address AND rank Dble All Pass

even if entering by e-mail and/or Pick your lead out of: (a) ´5; (b) ™3;

you have entered before! (c) tK; (d) ®3. r

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