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West leads the ♥K which Declarer ruffs. Over to the ♠A, Club finesse, cash the ♣A, back to Dummy’s ♣T, then a Diamond finesse. When the ♦K comes down doubleton it is 12 tricks no less! Was that a foolish Double by East or what?
Yes, it’s always embarrassing when you double them and they make an overtrick. But East missed the chance for a delicious deception! See if you can conjure up a masterful deceptive play in order to defeat the contract!