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Curio 1 - "Jettison Omnibus"

composed by Mel Stover, 1967

♠ AKQ

 AKQ

 none

♣ Q1098765

♠ 86543

 97654

 K

♣ AK




♠ 2

 32

 AQ1098765

♣ J4

♠ J1097

 J108

 J432

♣ 32

South to make three no-trumps against any defence.

Actually, I already have this one in the main archive, as Problem 154.  Mel Stover's aim was to maximise the number of high card points that have to be thrown to the wind.  Can his 28 be beaten?

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Date last modified: 11 March, 2017