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A curious little hand - for amusement
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Suppose you have a boring little hand - such as

West
AQ10
543
1062
AQ63

Nothing of note really - is there? Twelve HCP balanced distribution. 

Partner opens 1 Heart (Acol - could be 4 cards). South passes and you bid 2 Clubs.

North Passes, Partner bids 2 Diamonds and your 2NT response is passed out.

North Leads 4 and partner puts down

West
AQ10
543
1062
AQ63
East
95
KJ986
AQ83
K5
W
N
E
S
1
P
2
P
2
P
2NT
P
P
P

Well it looks like a few finesses will be taken and if they go correctly you should make game.

 

But what game(s) can you make?

Answer: ALL of them! (+ 2 slams)

West
AQ10
543
1062
AQ63
North
743
AQ10
KJ4
10742
East
95
KJ986
AQ83
K5
South
KJ862
72
975
J98
W
N
E
S
1
P
2
P
2
P
2NT
P
P
P
D
2NT West
NS: 0 EW: 0

DD analysis shows you can make 5, 5, 6,4 and 6NT (by either player)

A hand with 25 HCP, one 5 card suit, no singletons or voids.

(Hand occurred this evening as shown). Obviously nothing instructional - but I hope you found it an interesting curio.

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