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Old 06-28-2017, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by merrick View Post
That can't be right on a 2-suited hand. Partner could have (say) S KJxx H x D Jxxxx C xxx, and 6H goes down while 7D is a make.

I saw an unusual bidding sequence the other day:

Playing Acol, you open 1H on the very nice-looking

S Axx
D -
C Axx

And with opponents silent, the bidding goes:
1H - 1S (does not promise 5)
3H - 4NT (Blackwood)
5H (2 Aces) - 6D!

Now what? And what is partner holding?
I think you have to pass this. Partner sounds like a strong two-suiter with solid diamonds.