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Assign the Blame -- -530

So you're playing a 6 board imp match, and have a solid set so far. On the first board you guessed a trump jack to make 3, and on the 4th board you bid and made a somewhat pushy slam. Here comes the final deal of the set.

 

West
AQ84
QJ75432
7
7
North
7
A986
Q864
9654
East
109632
K10
953
QJ3
South
KJ5
AKJ102
AK1082
W
N
E
S
P
1
3
P
P
X
P
P
P
D
3X West
NS: 0 EW: 0

 

The lead was the 7 and dummy played small. South thinking that underleading an ace wouldn't be totally out of the question here decided to play the king and lost to the ace. Declarer played 2 rounds of trumps, North winning the 2nd round, South pitching the 8 and 10 (standard).

North plays the 5 (3rd/5th), Queen, King,  7.

South does not think that West would preempt 3 at these colors with AQxx of spades on the side, so does not give partner a ruff, instead tries to cash diamonds, which was fatal. The defense can now only take 1 spade and 3 aces for -530.

So on a hand where 5/5 are both cold, and even 6 is reasonable, we're defending 3x which we can at best beat 1 trick. The result was a 10 imp loss, the other table reached 6 and went one off, which limited the damage slightly.

 

So, who/what is to blame for this ugly result?

South -- He should not have doubled 3
North -- He should not have passed 3x
West -- He made a weird bid which worked our brilliantly this time
South -- He should have gotten the defense right, +100 would have been win 5 afterall.
None -- This is just an unlucky result
Other -- Please explain

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