A heart lead would have decided the issue, but West led a diamond.
He led a diamond and thought a little when East played low.
East put up the king and led a low diamond.
Why had West led a diamond rather than a heart?
The best he could do was to lead a diamond.
West led a diamond, the only lead that gave South no help.
This did not get through to West, who led a diamond.
Instead, he led a diamond, which might seem to give the same result, one down.
A diamond was led and South won in his hand.
The eight won when East played low, and a diamond was led to the king.