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Mistimed or Misguessed ?

This hand occurred in an early round of the recent Vanderbilt and I found it interesting.

In the battle of misfits the boss suit prevailed at my table.

West
North
QJ98743
AKJ92
A
East
South
AKQ1073
83
K10874
W
N
E
S
 
1
P
2
P
3
P
3
P
3
P
4
P
4
P
P
P
D
4 South
NS: 0 EW: 0
A
3
6
3
3
1
0
A
2
4
4
3
2
0
K
9
7
5
3
3
0
Q
2
8
6
3
4
0
4

Declarer ruffed the opening lead of A, cashed three rounds of trumps getting the bad news in trumps. While the hand has become hard in one sense it's become simpler in another, as the choices now are strictly limited. And of course luckily it's your RHO who has five trumps. If you can cash 4 tops in minors and all of your trumps you have ten tricks. The two lines to consider are:

1) Cash 2 top , ruff a , to dummy's Ace, ruff a , K.

2) to dummy's Ace, ruff a , K, cash 2 top s, ruff a .

 

Declarer chose Line 2.

West
North
QJ98743
AKJ92
A
East
South
AKQ1073
83
K10874
W
N
E
S
 
1
P
2
P
3
P
3
P
3
P
4
P
4
P
P
P
D
4 South
NS: 0 EW: 0
A
3
6
3
3
1
0
A
2
4
4
3
2
0
K
9
7
5
3
3
0
Q
2
8
6
3
4
0
4
2
A
5
1
5
0
9
5
7
5
3
6
0
3
4
A
10
1
7
0
K
8
8
6
2
7
1
8

Down one as the hand turned out to be:

West
92
AK1052
Q764
32
North
QJ98743
AKJ92
A
East
J8654
6
105
QJ965
South
AKQ1073
83
K10874
D

Please select up to 2 choices.

Declarer mistimed the play
Declarer misguessed RHO's distribution

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