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A rueful rabbit tale
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I just played this hand at the local club against 2 intermediates:

West
North
6543
A4
10
AJ7543
East
South
KJ2
KQ1095
AQ52
10
W
N
E
S
1
2
3
P
3NT
P
P
P
D
3NT South
NS: 0 EW: 0
7
3
10
J
3
1
0
1

3 is an obvious overbid, but the contract looks fine.

 

West led 7 (4th best), and I beat East's 10 with my J.

With West marked with a lot of cards in + I decided to play East for J, so A and to the 10, which held. However when I run the hearts they were 3-3 so there was no real need for the finesse.

With West having 3 he must be short in clubs, so it looks like it should be possible to endplay him for 9 or even 10 tricks.

I run all my hearts pitching spades from dummy and reached this ending:

West
AQ
KJ987
North
10
AJ7543
East
8
64
KQ98
South
K2
AQ52
10
D

Now a club to the Ace confirmed the count while west pitched a diamond, and 10 was played to J. West won but was endplayed, and couldn't avoid being endplayed again latter on, letting me score all of K and AQ for 10 tricks.

 

Or so I though would happen, because this was the actual hand:

 

West
AQ
J9874
North
10
AJ7543
East
8
K6
KQ98
South
K2
AQ52
10
D

 

Not a big difference, result should be the same, except that West never though that winning the first diamond trick was a real possiblity, and he carelessly played low, letting 10 win.

Upon seeing what just happened West apologized to partner several times but assured him that as ridiculous as it was, the laws didn't let him change it, then apologized again.

 

And there I was locked in dummy forced to play a club because I carelessly had pitched all of dummy's spades, which allowed the defence to score all of the remaining tricks for 1 down.

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