Defence Against Suit Contracts Part 4. Lead Priority

It is very important to know, that opening lead is a difficult task, which has to be selected very carefully in the suit contract, because in case of active lead, declarer can use the fact of putting the 4th card …

Opening Lead Conventions

What are the suggested opening lead conventions against suit? Well, that's not an easy craft to master.…

Key Questions of the Defenders

When the auction is over, and the opening lead is done, the dummy lays down his cards, and the declarer has now time and duty to make a good plan how to play the hand.…

Active Or Passive Defence?

We have to be clear as defenders, that a suit contract play is very different to a no trump contract. We shall play much more passive defence, because declarer has much more opportunities to control the game. Let's see, how …

2nd Place Low, 3rd Place High

It is a very important rule in defence, that the defenders play differently depending on which position is their turn:…