LESSON 29.4: CARD TO LEAD FROM A FOUR-CARD OR LONGER SUIT

a) Usually lead fourth best under an honor

b) Against a suit contract:
   - lead the ace if you hold it
   
   - or lead the higher-ranking of two consecutive honors
   
   - or lead the higher-ranking consecutive honor of a solid, a broken
     or an inner sequence
c) Against a notrump contract
   - lead the higher-ranking consecutive honor of a solid, a broken or an
     inner sequence
   
   - or lead the higher-ranking of two consecutive honors provided the suit
     has been declared by your partnership during the auction

   examples
   
   Nine from 9 6 4          King from K Q J          Jack from J 10 4         King from A K 8
   Two from K 9 2          Seven from Q 10 7      Jack from K J 10         Ten from Q 10 9
   Ace from A 10 6        Three from 9 5 4 3       Three from Q 5 4 3


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