You chose to lead the 2 of Hearts. This is the best lead from the choice given to you. It tells your partner that you have an honour in Hearts. It is not a very helpful lead, but you had to lead something.
Now sort out the hands and see if the Declarer can make his contract of 3 Spades.
If you had trouble in making the contract, click here, to find out how it was played.
MORE PRACTICE ON LOSING TRICK COUNT
I think it is important to have more experience in determining how many losing tricks you have and what you will bid on each hand.
Here are two hands, next to those of their partner. I
want you to decide how many losing tricks there are in each hand, and how
the bidding should go. Print out this page if you want to use it for rough
figuring before you make your choice on the question below.
|HAND 1||YOUR HAND||YOUR PARTNER'S HAND|
|BIDS ON HAND 1|
|BIDS ON HAND 2|
53. On Hand 1, what was the final bid?
a. 5 Clubs
b. 4 Clubs
c. 3 Clubs
54. On Hand 2, what was the final bid?
a. 4 Spades
b. 3 Spades
c. 2 Spades