RUIA final, Session III, Deal 48: A Grand Slam on finesse or a little more?

Deal No.48, West Dealer, EW Vul

 

  ♠ A 7
K Q J 9 7
K Q 10
♣ A Q J
OPEN
ROOM
BIDDING
West...
Panja
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
North..
Venky
2♣
2
2NT
3♠
4
Pass
East...
Vivek
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
South..
Prabha
2
2♠
3
4
6NT
......
♠ 10 5 3
10
8 7 2
♣ K 10 9 8 5 2
  ♠ Q J 8 6 2
3 2
J 9 6 5 4
♣ 3
Lead:
Result:
Score
♠Q
Made 7
NS:+1020
..... ....
  ♠ K 9 4
A 8 6 5 4
A 3
♣ 7 6 4
CLOSE
ROOM
BIDDING
West...
Satya
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass
North..
Shah
1♣
3
4♣
4NT
5NT
7.
.....
East...
Kiran
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
......
South..
Ruia
1
3♠
4
5
6
Pass
......
      Lead:
Result
Score
♣10
Made 7
NS:+1510
...... ......

 

JM blasted to a GS that succeeded o­n a finesse. Was it because 6 response to 5Nt showed 2 Kings? Was it because he sensed that the finesse was o­n - that could happen if East betrayed disinterest in the proceedings. I don't know the exact cause. The end result was a 10 IMP gain.

Deal 48: 10 IMPs to INDIA BLUES

Total : INDIA BLUES: 97               
          FORMIDABLES: 109

 

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