West leads the spade 5. Dummy plays low, you win with the ace and South plays the jack. What should you return?
THE ANSWERS: HOW GOOD A LEADER ARE YOU?
[Heart] 5 or [Heart] 6-5
Whenever declarer has bid two or more suits and dummy has expressed a decided preference for one of them, a trump lead should be strongly considered. Object: to reduce dummy's ruffing power. A club opening might let you collect some fast tricks before declarer can discard. A diamond just might lead to an early ruff.