In this deal, South opens the bidding with 1NT, and West makes an light DONT overcall of
West leads the
The contract is guaranteed if spades are 4-4 or the diamond finesse works. However, danger exists if spades are 5-3 and the
Should South grab the first trick and finesse in diamonds, East will win and return a spade to beat the contract. It would be better for South to hold up the
Upon winning the third spade, South can safely finesse in diamonds. East will take the king but will not have a spade left. South can win any return and cash his winners.
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