What Do you Lead? Compare with the Masters

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Answer a tricky question, and compare your answer with a panel of some of the best bridge experts of all times.

By Ana Roth
On 11 January, 2016 At 9:52

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Monday, January 11, 2016

59 years ago, in January 1957 the The British Bridge World magazine edited by Terence Reese, published:

“This is the hand on which the debated lead of Q was made by one of the British ladies in the European Championship. Messrs. Juan and Meredith criticised the lead, prefering the safer 9. Mr. Truscott defended the lead and said that Mr. Schapiro agreed with him. It would be very interesting to hear some more
opinions.” and he asked its readers:

None Vulnerable, IMPs

West hand:—  9 8 7 4  Q J 4   J 7  A Q 10 6

The bidding:

West North East South
1
Pass 1 Pass 1NT
Pass 2NT All Pass

Lead: ?

In February 1957 the same magazine published the expert’s answers and comments of: Boris Schapiro Jack Marx and other english bridge experts, all the comments were summed up by Terence Reese. Choose your lead and continue reading …

We decided to ask some of the best 2016 experts their leads, these were their answers, so you can compare them with the ones of the 1957 The British Bridge World magazine.

What do you lead? Click here to read all the answers

 

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