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Killing Leads – or Not

Killing Leads – or Not

By In 15th World Bridge Series, Articles On 27th September 2018

On this deal from the first session of the Rosenblum quarter-finals it was vital to find the right opening lead:

South led the Quadri7, so+660.

South led the Picche8. North ruffed, returned a heart and scored a second ruff for two down and 13 IMPs.

The swing was even bigger in the match between Strul and Spector, +1440 for 6NT making (South led a spade) compared with +200 for 6Fiori down two handing Spector 17 IMPs.

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