Here’s one from Star. I think nothing special happened, but it did score extremely well. Why?
It’s an easy pass first hand. The auction proceeded like this:
1. I have invitational support, but there’s no rush
2. 17-19 hcp, splinter with support
3. Looking at a fit and controlrich hand I took the steering wheel
4. 3 keycards
5. Queen of trumps?
6. Yes, but no outside Kings
West started the King of and the hand played itself. Draw trumps and finesse in for the overtrick.
It’s a fine example of the power of the 4-4 fit. A lot of pairs were blinded by the fit and landed in 6. Unless you get a friendly lead, this contract is doomed.