David Berkowitz

Lightner double

With Bob Jones

North-South vulnerable, West deals

NORTH

S-A J 3 2

H-Q J 5

D-Void

C-A K Q 5 3 2

WEST EAST

S-9 7 6 S-10

H-K H-A 8 7 4 3

D-A K Q 10 9 8 3 D-J 7 5 4 2

C-8 4 C-10 7

SOUTH

S-K Q 8 5 4

H-10 9 6 2

D-6

C-J 9 6

The bidding:

WEST NORTH EAST SOUTH

1D Dbl 1H 1S

2D 4D- 5D 5S

6D Pass Pass 6S

Pass Pass Dbl All pass

-Slam try in spades with shortness in diamonds

Opening lead: King of H

The Lightner Double, named after a leading...