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West
J104
976
9872
764
North
Q9532
QJ843
10
KQ
East
A86
52
KQJ654
93
South
K7
AK10
A3
AJ10852
W
N
E
S
2
X
P
3
P
3NT
P
4
P
5
P
P
P
D
5 South
NS: 0 EW: 0

This hand is from the local club game. It was played nine times and unsurprisingly no one bid a slam. 6NT, 6, or even 6 would have been a clear top.

I was South and thought double followed by 3NT would show a better hand than a 2NT overcall. (I would have bid at least 4 with the West hand but this opponent passed.) When partner bid 3 I knew we had a slam but which one? I followed my plan by bidding 3NT. Perhaps 4 or 4NT would have been better but I thought each of those was very likely to confuse partner.

When partner bid 4 I was on shaky ground systemically. Had hearts been the agreed suit, 4 would have been kickback but I thought there was a chance that this partner would take it as a preference for spades. So I bid 5, hoping he would take it as a cue bid in support of hearts because this partner has written about advanced cue bids in constrained auctions. There's not much worse than the sick feeling in your stomach when you realize you're about to play the hand in a cue bid. I wish I'd bid 4 but I may have played there as well.

How would you bid a slam on these cards?

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