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#1 User is offline   Alroy 

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Posted 2020-August-31, 08:14

Partner opens 1S. Opponent overcalls 1nt. You double which gets passed out. Our opening bids of a major show 14hcps OR 11hcps with both majors.

What do you lead holding the following:

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J 9 8 5 3
A Q 8 7
Q 9 5
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Posted 2020-August-31, 09:10

You are playing Fantunes with this bidding structure, so the opponents would have pulled 1NT if partner has 5/4. I dislike leading singletons of my partner's suit against a no-trump contract, so I would opt for either the 5 or 3 depending on your leads. Partner could turn up with any of 4 possible cards in the s suit that would help you establish tricks.

However, if you have a partner who insists that you always lead his/her suit, then it's a .
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Posted 2020-August-31, 09:27

We have the agreement that we treat H98 as an honour sequence so I lead the 9
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Posted 2020-August-31, 09:38


Alroy 'What do you lead ?'
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I rank ...
1. 5 or 3
2, 4

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