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Here’s a deal which illustrates the technique of promoting trump tricks for the defense. In fact, as you are about to see, this deal provides three distinct examples of trump promotion!
East South West North
2♠ 3♥ Pass Pass
East’s 2♠ was a “Weak Two”, showing a 6-card suit and less than opening values.
The contract is 3♥, played by South, with you in the West seat. What is your choice of opening lead?