#7: Impressing the Master
You have anticipated this round all evening, being anxious to test your skill against the local expert. The Old Master is getting on in years, but his prowess as declarer has not diminished.
Sitting east, you participated in the indicated auction. Having heard both a cuebid and a club raise from partner, south Blackwooded his way to a notrump slam.
Partner leads the ♠
ducked, declarer playing the
six. Realizing that this could
well be your big chance to earn an invitation to partner the club's best
player, you consider your next action with extra care.