Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 40

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1953

DR2

♠ 432

 A

 AK

♣ A765432

♠ none

 KQJ10

 Q9876

♣ Q1098




♠ 98765

 8765432

 5

♣ none

♠ AKQJ10

 9

 J10432

♣ KJ

South is in six spades.  What lead by West defeats the contract?  How does South make it against any other lead?

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Successful solvers to date: Jean-Marc Bihl, Steve Bloom, Yunfeng Zhu, Tsuo Chung-Ching, Hess Cheng, Klaas Naaijkens, Dick Yuen, Jesper Dall, Kent Cheung, Yair Arad from Kfar Shmuel, Yair Arad from Kfar Shmuel, Prahalad Rajkumar, Nikola Djukanovic

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Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 10 March, 2017