Against a suit contract, partner leads the A. What should you play as third hand?
Some lead A, others lead K. What's the scoop?
Partner leads a card, the dummy comes down; a card is played. What do you do?
OK, when should you lead a trump? It could be the killing lead, either for the defense OR for the offense. Can you tell which?
When I first took up bridge, I heard of a lead convention called "Rusinow Leads." Today I don't hear that term; instead I hear "Jack Denies" and "Coded 9's and 10's."
Playing on Defense
The most critical part of being a competitive bridge player is defending. Face it! 50% of the time you are a defender. Here are a few tips for the defending side.