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Curio 4 - "n-tuple Grand Coup"

composed by Robert Gray (before 1972)

♠ 3

 AQ108

 none

♣ AKQJ10987

♠ KQ9

 KJ97

 A

♣ 65432




♠ none

 6

 KQJ1098765432

♣ none

♠ AJ10876542

 5432

 none

♣ none

South to make six spades.  West leads the A.

This hand was the prize winner in a competition in which the contestants were invited to compose a "quintuple grand coup" (i.e., a hand requiring no fewer than five trump reduction plays).  Robert Gray set his sights even higher!

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Date last modified: 11 March, 2017