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Sometimes Bridge is no Fair

Playing in our local IMPS Game this week, I picked up the following hand.

South
85
AJ102
AJ108
K52

Partner opened 2C, I responded 2D showing values, and partner bid 2S. I wanted partner to bid 1 red suit if he had one, so I made up a bid of 3C to temporize. Unfortunately, partner decided to pass the joke back to me with a 4C bid. 

I had enough for slam, and having destroyed the auction at this point, I decide the JT in each red suit gave me hope, and jumped to 6N. Partner, after some interesting expressions, passed. And I received the lead of a low Heart. Partner put this down. 

North
AKQ1097
3
AQJ973
South
85
AJ102
AJ108
K52
W
N
E
S
2
P
2
P
2
P
3
P
4
P
6NT
P
P
P

That is definitely what I deserve for perpetrating this auction. That looks like a pretty nice 7C contract that we (read I) missed, sigh. The opening lead ran low-low to my 10, so I have 12 tricks. I played a Spade to the A and then played the K, LHO pitched a small Diamond, so 7S was out. I gave up a Spade and claimed 12 tricks. But when I looked at the whole board, Clubs were 4-0 as well. So the grand in Clubs does not make. The whole hand. 

West
6
Q8654
K94
10864
North
AKQ1097
3
AQJ973
East
J432
K97
Q76532
South
85
AJ102
AJ108
K52
W
N
E
S
2
P
2
P
2
P
3
P
4
P
6NT
P
P
P
D
6NT South
NS: 0 EW: 0

At the other table, they did get to 7C, then found out they could not make it. And we won 13 IMPS. As I said, sometimes Bridge is not fair, but not necessarily in the correct direction. 

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