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The following remarkable deal very nearly occurred during a BBO match last night in which I was playing.

West
A542
AK75
105
KQ5
North
J1096
J82
AQJ96
8
East
K7
103
432
A76432
South
Q83
Q964
K87
J109
W
N
E
S
1
2
P
3
X
P
5
P
P
P
D
5 West
NS: 0 EW: 0

In East-West's system 1 had various meanings, but their 1NT opening was 15-17 and there was no reason for West not to open it. You must admit, though, that it worked out rather well for his side.

North, a very fine player, found the excellent lead of his trump. Winning in hand, West - clearly appreciating that he needed to ruff a diamond in hand for his eleventh trick - made the Bernasconi-like move of a spade to the king and a diamond from the table. As you can see, there was no defence to this play, but an unthinking diamond from hand would have proved fatal against high-calibre opponents such as these.

Before reading on, I invite you to consider whether you regard this deal as in any way suspicious. This isn't actually a poll, but if it were, imagine that you are North or South and - mentally or in a comment if you like - vote on the matter.

I wasn't actually North or South. I was West, and had just returned to the "table" having dealt with a minor domestic crisis. The wife, who was playing in another online tournament, had passed after 1NT-2-2-3 and wanted my opinion on the matter. This in itself was not a crisis, but I absent-mindedly gave her a succinct version of my actual opinion, and then it was.

Rapidly counting AKQ-AKQ-that's eighteen-better open 1, I did so. The auction then went as you see. The play didn't, because North didn't lead his trump. When I saw the dummy, though, I did spend a few moments wondering whether it was one of those hands where if he had, I should cross to dummy and play a diamond...

It wasn't until the virtual post-mortem that I became aware of what I'd done - had it not been for that I'd have dismissed the hand from what passes for my mind because the diamond position wasn't all that interesting. Our opponents, of course, bid 1NT-something-something-3NT, down one, lose twelve. If I'd been them, I might have wondered - did you?

Next time you see something dodgy on BBO, recall the words of the bard:

Weigh human actions carefully. Explain

The worst of them with charity. Mayhap

There were two sides to that affair of Cain,

And Judas was a tolerable chap.

Hilaire Belloc

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