East opened the club 4, won by Jacoby's ace. Declarer had to lose two hearts and a diamond and eventually lost three trump tricks as well. But the 300-point set brought no joy to Freeman's teammates who had hurried downstairs to watch this last board.
Upstairs, when Freeman's teammates held the North-South hands, aggressive bids by Vic Mitchell, West, and Morton Rubinow, East, for the Oswald Jacoby-Sam Stayman group had been parlayed with a defensive error to bring a big score.
3 NO TRUMP