RUIA final, Session IV, Deal 50: A double that was destined to fail.

Deal No.50, East Dealer, NS Vul

 

  ♠ A T 5 4
9 8 5
K T 6 4 3
♣ 2
OPEN
ROOM
BIDDING
West...
JM
- -
2Nt
Pass
Pass
North..
Sunit
- -
3♣
Dbl
- -
East
Ashok
Pass
5♣
Pass
- -
South..
Subhash
1♠
Pass
Pass
- -
♠ void
A K 6
Q 9 8 5 2
♣ A T 8 7 3
  ♠ T 7 3
T 7 3 2
void
♣ K J 9 6 5 4
Lead:
Result:
Score
♠K
Made 6
EW:650
........ ......
  ♠ K Q 9 8 6 2
Q J 4
A J 7
♣ Q
CLOSE
ROOM
BIDDING
West...
Satya
- -
Dbl
Pass
Pass
North..
Master
- -
3
Dbl
- -
East...
Kiran
Pass
5♣
Pass
- -
South..
D Roy
1♠
Pass
Pass.
.....
      Lead:
Result
Score
♠K
Made 6
EW:650
.... .....

 

In both the rooms, the NS players misjudged. Note that 5♠ will be down four o­n best defence. The best NS could have done is to not double, but that is easier said than done.

Deal 50: No Swing.

Total : INDIA BLUES: 98               
          FORMIDABLES: 109

 

 

 

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