CONTRACT: 4 South
OPENING LEAD: 9 (singleton)
Three possible losers: one spade, one heart and one club.
Line of play: avoid diamond ruff by the opponents.
Trick 1 W: 9, 2, 3, 10
Trick 2 S: 4, 2, A, 8
Trick 3 N: 3, K, 6, 7
Trick 4 S:
Trick 5 S:
Trick 6 S:
Trick 7 S:
Declarer will lose two more tricks: one heart and one club.
Remark: if declarer attempts for an extra winner by taking the spade finesse at trick two, he will end up with four losers, East giving his partner a diamond ruff when winning his spade king.
Declarer makes his contract.
The defense takes three tricks: the trump king, a heart and a club.