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South opens with 2NT. West passes. North responds 3♦ – Jacoby transfer, indicating 5+ hearts. South answers 3♥, not an overenthusiastic response as South only two hearts. North bids 3NT, South feeling no desire to go for 4♥, passes.
West leads the ♦7.
South can count winning 7 top tricks – the ♠AKQ, ♥AK and ♣AK and has 7-card majors. How can South win 9 tricks?
Contract: 3NT by South
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The declarer should choose the seemingly most illogical course of auction, which leads to the immediate loss of tricks.
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