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With a singleton on the board and declarer having a singleton, I pretty much have to show suit preference. So I played the Jack of diamonds to tell partner about my heart honor.
Partner duly switched to the ten of hearts and I won with the Ace. Now what?
Partner needs a club through, I thought, and led a club. This was horribly wrong. Can you see why?
The answer is in the card that partner led -- he led the 10 of hearts. That denies KQJ of hearts. Declarer must have those 3 hearts. So, the ten must be a singleton! I needed to give partner a ruff.
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