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Dealer West, All Vul.

(1) Checkback.
(2) Three-card support, maximum.

West starts with the Ace-King-Queen of Clubs, East following with the three, four and Jack, and then switches to the Diamond three…

How many winners do you count?

You have spotted nine with five Spades, three Hearts and the Ace of Diamonds

Do you have a chance to make your contract by calling for the five of Diamonds from dummy?

No, because West who has passed as dealer has already shown 9 HCP. This means the King of Diamonds is situated at your right. You jump up with the Ace of Diamonds and now you have to ask yourself the following question:

Where can I find my tenth trick?

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