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Curio 9 - "No Makeable Contract"

composed by Carl'Alberto Magri (2017)

♠ Q109872

 J109874

 2

♣ none

♠ J

 none

 KJ86543

♣ KQ654




♠ AK6543

 AKQ653

 none

♣ A

♠ none

 2

 AQ1097

♣ J1098732

No contract can be made! 

It's not difficult to construct hands where whoever leads is guaranteed at least seven tricks for that side, regardless of which suit, if any, is trumps.  But here one side, East-West, has as many as thirty high card points.  The composer claims that the point count difference between the two sides20is the maximum achievable for such a situation

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Date last modified: 10 September, 2017