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This hand cost my team a match in a Sectional Swiss Team event yesterday. Please assess the blame, assuming that there is any:

North
AK43
7xxx
A
K9xx
South
1098xx
K
Kxx
AQJx
W
N
E
S
1
P
3
P
3
P
3
P
4
P
4NT
P
5
P
5
P
5
?

1 - 5+spades, 10+HCP (we occasionally open some 9 counts at this vulnerability)

3 - A form of Jacoby "2NT"

3 - Non-minimum with a shortness

3 - Asking

4 - Singleton heart

4NT - RKCB

5 - 1 or 4

5 - Queen of trump?

5 - No

So, we missed the slam which required 2-2 spades.  Did the other team bid slam?  NO!  They stopped in 4.  Spades were 4-0 behind the AKxx and there was no miracle distribution which would provide a way to avoid two spade losers in addition to the Ace of Hearts (which was the opening lead).

All North
Mostly North
Equal blame
Mostly South
All South
No blame
The wimpy opponents who stopped in 4S
Other

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