Passion of The Game of Bridge

Opening Lead Mini Course: Lead Against NT Contract – 3 of 4

Opening Lead Mini Course: Lead Against NT Contract – 3 of 4

Statistically in general, you will spend 25% of your game of bridge doing the opening lead. Most of the time the contract is not really sensitive to the opening lead. But with the bidding become more precise and aggressive where wrong opening lead can determine whether a slam or game is made, then to make sure the person across the table cannot whinge and to make you a more than average bridge player, for sure there are some good guideline or maybe rule of thumb when it comes to do opening lead. This is one of them…

This article is one out of three about Opening Lead. See: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 4.

Opening Lead Mini Course: Lead Against Suit Contract – 2 of 4

Opening Lead Mini Course: Lead Against Suit Contract – 2 of 4

Statistically in general, you will spend 25% of your game of bridge doing the opening lead. Most of the time the contract is not really sensitive to the opening lead. But with the bidding become more precise and aggressive where wrong opening lead can determine whether a slam or game is made, then to make sure the person across the table cannot whinge and to make you a more than average bridge player, for sure there are some good guideline or maybe rule of thumb when it comes to do opening lead. This is one of them…

This article is one out of three about Opening Lead. See: Part 1, Part 3 and Part 4.

Opening Lead Mini Course: Understand What To Do – 1 of 4

Statistically in general, you will spend 25% of your game of bridge doing the opening lead. Most of the time the contract is not really sensitive to the opening lead. But with the bidding become more precise and aggressive where wrong opening lead can determine whether a slam or game is made, then to make sure the person across the table cannot whinge and to make you a more than average bridge player, for sure there are some good guideline or maybe rule of thumb when it comes to do opening lead. This is one of them…

This article is one out of three about Opening Lead. See: Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.

Opening Lead Mini Course: Which Card ? – 4 of 4

Statistically in general, you will spend 25% of your game of bridge doing the opening lead. After you know which suit to lead (see previous part), the final thing is to select a card from that suit that you will put on the table for the opening lead. This part is actually the easiest among all the opening lead techniques and guideline. Why? Because this is merely just the agreement with your partner. As long as you and partner has agreed, that will do.

This article is one out of three about Opening Lead. See: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.