CONTRACT: 3NT South
OPENING LEAD: 3 (4th best under an honor)
Seven sure winners: three spades and four hearts.
Line of play: establish winners in diamonds and clubs.
Trick 1 W: 3, 6, K, 4
Trick 2 E: 2, J, A, 7
Trick 3 W: 10, 9, 2, Q
Declarer must now establish his nineth winner in clubs.
Trick 4 S: 9, A, 6, 3
West wins his ace, cashes the diamond eight and must concede the rest of the tricks to declarer.
Declarer cashes nine tricks, three spades, four hearts, one diamond and one club.
Declarer makes his contract.
The defense takes four tricks: three diamonds and one club.