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SUMMER BRITISH

New Prize Leads Quiz SIM PAIRS NATIONAL

HEAT WINNERS

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).

Hand 1

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´

www.piatnik.co.uk All Pass

( 020 8661 8866 1 RKCB 2 1 or 4 key cards

Pick your lead out of: (a) ´5; (b) ™2;

(c) t 3; (d) ®10.

HHHHH

Hand 2

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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

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Entries to the Editor, t J 10 9 6 3 2

23 Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LR, ® 74

or e-mail elena@ebu.co.uk

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

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