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Curio 3 - "The n-trick Squeeze"

composed by Maurice Weber, 1956

♠ AKQ10432

 32

 A2

♣ AK

♠ none

 9

 3

♣ QJ1098765432




♠ J9876

 KQJ10

 QJ109

♣ none

♠ 5

 A87654

 K87654

♣ none

South to make six no-trumps.  West leads the ♣Q.

This one is in the main archive, as Problem 68.  Declarer has only eight top tricks and no immediate way of establishing a ninth.  Maurice Weber aimed to maximise the number of tricks to be gained from a squeeze.

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Date last modified: 11 March, 2017