Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 41

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1954

DR7

♠ KJ3

 A876

 43

♣ 7654

♠ A5

 K543

 J762

♣ QJ10




♠ Q98762

 2

 A98

♣ K98

♠ 104

 QJ109

 KQ105

♣ A32

West leads the 2 against South's three hearts contract, East winning with the A.
(a) Show that the contract is now impossible.
(b) Show how the contract is made if East fails to make the correct lead at trick 2.

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Successful solvers to date:  Andrew Prothero, Gabriel Nita-Saguna, Jakupovic Dragan, Steve Bloom

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Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 10 March, 2017