CONTRACT: 4 South
OPENING LEAD: 3 (3th best under an honor)
Three possible losers: one heart, one diamond and one club.
Line of play: pull trumps and establish two winners in hearts.
Trick 1 W: 3, 4, 2, 9
Declarer leads the club two. West has a difficult decision to make. Is dealer trying to steal a trick ? Or is he trying to establish a club winner ? Who holds the heart queen ?
West chooses to play low.
Trick 2 S: 2, 6, K, Q
The steal of a trick should be attempted As soon As possible before the opponents are aware of declarer's strength and distribution.
Declarer makes his contract plus an overtrick.
The defense takes two tricks, one heart and one diamond.