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Old 06-28-2019, 09:21 AM
amarone is offline
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Originally Posted by Biotop View Post
I won't spoil the suspense. I took the immediate heart finesse. It lost. West led another heart. Ruffed by East. East led a diamond which I ducked towards my Queen. But West was void in diamonds. A long painful series of cross ruffs followed. Down 4.
I would have done the same.

Passing 4 diamonds was the only winning move. No game was makeable. 30 high card points between partner and I. No game anywhere. A diamond game is ruined by the bad split. This despite the enemy not having the Ace or king of their 11 card suit.
If I have worked out the hands correctly (West six spades, K10xx hearts and three clubs), then 4H makes.