New Prize Leads Quiz SIM PAIRS NATIONAL
FROM THE TOP: July 30: Steve Lock –
OPENING leads are often subjective and Prasannajit de Silva (Horley BC);
virtually any opening lead can be successful THIS MONTH’S July 31: Tuula Lehtinen – Robert
Plumley (St. Martin’s BC); August 1:
some of the time. However, bridge is in
many ways a game of percentages and QUIZ Marion Hart – Bernard Pike (Acacia
BC); August 2: Hilda and Duncan
therefore certain leads will gain more often Cameron (Ness BC); August 3: Tony
than others. In each issue you will be given Ratcliff – Mark Roderick (Penarth BC).
three hands and the bidding on each, and ´ 5
you are asked to choose your opening leads ™ K862
from those proposed by our Quizmaster. t K753
Answers will be in the next issue. In each ® 10 9 8 2
problem you are on lead as West.
West North East South
Pass 3´ Pass 4NT1
makers of playing cards since 1824 Pass 5t2 Pass 6´
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Pick your lead out of: (a) ´5; (b) ™2;
(c) t 3; (d) ®10.
This elegant twin-pack of Piatnik playing ® A K Q J 10 6 3 2
cards (‘Explorer’) is the prize on offer this
month. West North East South
For information on the new Piatnik 1´
cards visit www.gibsonsgames.co.uk 5® 6´ Dble All Pass
Same hand and auction as in the August
There are TWO categories in our issue, but this time partner has doubled
competition: up to and including Master, the final contract. Does that make a differ-
and those with higher ranking. Please ence to your lead?
indicate on the top left-hand corner of Pick your lead out of: (a) a spade; (b) a
the envelope, or in the e-mail subject heart; (c) ®A/®K; (d) ®2.
line, the category for which you are
entering. The first correct entry in each HHHHH
category out of a hat will win the
prize. The Editor’s decision is final. Hand 3
Entries to the Editor, t J 10 9 6 3 2
23 Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LR, ® 74
or e-mail email@example.com
by 20th October 2012. West North East South
Please make sure you include your full Pass 2´ 3™ 4´
postal address AND rank All Pass
even if entering by e-mail and/or Pick your lead out of: (a) a spade; (b)
you have entered before! ™K; (c) tJ; (d) ®7.
www.ebu.co.uk October 2012 English Bridge 35