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Scoring all your winners You should always be wary about releasing the last entry to the dummy, or to your own hand. Declarer played carelessly on this deal: Neither Vul. Dealer West ♠QJ8762 ♥ 10 3 ♦Q2 ♣J95 WEST 2♠ all pass ♠5 ♥AJ4 ♦A93 ♣A87643 N E W S ♠AK3 ♥8762 ♦8654 ♣ K 10 NORTH 3♣ EAST pass ♠ 10 9 4 ♥KQ95 ♦ K J 10 7 ♣Q2 SOUTH 3NT Chapter 5 — Communications Play • 43 West opened with a weak two and eventually led the ♠7 against 3NT. Declarer won East’s nine with the ace. Not giving the hand the attention it deserved, he continued with king, ace and another club.

Not if West is a good defender! When you subsequently lead the ♥ 6 towards dummy, hoping that a finesse will give you two entries in the suit, West may rise with the queen. This will force dummy’s ace and the jack will no longer be an entry. Once again you should win the first round with an unnecessarily high card, the king. West will then have no chance to be so clever. Winning the opening lead in the right hand When the suit you need to establish is in your own hand, you must sometimes be careful where you win the opening lead.

Not if West is a good defender! When you subsequently lead the ♥ 6 towards dummy, hoping that a finesse will give you two entries in the suit, West may rise with the queen. This will force dummy’s ace and the jack will no longer be an entry. Once again you should win the first round with an unnecessarily high card, the king. West will then have no chance to be so clever. Winning the opening lead in the right hand When the suit you need to establish is in your own hand, you must sometimes be careful where you win the opening lead.

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