North opened One No-trump (12-14 points) and East overcalled with Two Clubs which was alerted and explained as showing the major suits. Ignoring this demonstration, South contested with Two Spades and West bid Three Hearts. With a highly suitable hand North went to Three Spades.
West led the five of hearts against Three Spades. East won and returned a heart. South won, ruffed a heart on the table, and tested the trumps with the ace to confirm his suspicions of a bad break. Reading the position well, he cashed the ace of diamonds and led another. East won and led a trump to dummy's queen.
It was all over. Declarer played off the ace of clubs and ruffed a diamond in hand. Then he got off lead with a club and waited to make two more trump tricks.
Do you see what I mean? South apparently faced two losers in clubs, one in each red suit, and was bound to lose a trump as well, but he still came to nine tricks.Reuse content