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How to lose in a World Championship

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The double of 2h is explained as "takeout"

You lead the club king and playing upside down carding your partner plays the 9 after a small hesitation.

You cash the ace of spades and everyone follows low. Now there may have been a problem if declarer had played the queen, but there is no way the partner can have Qx of spades and bid 4h, so you play a second spade, partner ruffs and gives you a heart ruff for down 2.

Declarer held Qx AQx AKxxxxx x.

Nicely done, but the opponents complain that partner's hesitation at trick one led you to the right defense. They appeal and what passes for an appeals committee at a world championship agrees with them and (without even giving you an opportunity to explain your reasoning) changes +300 to -550 and that swings that match

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