In France, they call a player who permanently hands out gifts to his opponents a Santa Claus (Père Noël). When in defence, he will often let a contract through that was supposed to go down. Will you do better than our Santa Claus against this game contract?

Dealer West. None Vul.

The bidding:

The start of the play: West leads the Spade Ace and the dummy goes down. Our Santa Claus rejoices in advance. His partner certainly holds the Spade King and he himself is sure to get two trump tricks, so the contract will go down! Declarer calls for the Spade three from dummy…

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