10 9 2
4 3 2
9 7 6
If partner preferred hearts to spades by a lot,
not have cuebid 2.
She would have bid 2.
imagine how distributional your hand
is, so though you would normally
respect her double, at
this vulnerability with this great hand,
should risk 5.
contract seems to hinge on the heart finesse, but the
is that you don't need the finesse. West cashes
his two minor-suit
aces and you can claim, discarding three
hearts on dummy's king
diamonds and king-queen of
clubs. You would have scored 500 against
you did a little better making 650 in 5.
that out to Marilyn, and heave a sigh of relief. THE
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