Double Dummy Corner


Problem 41

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1954


♠ KJ3



♣ 7654

♠ A5



♣ QJ10

♠ Q98762



♣ K98

♠ 104



♣ 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: 03 June, 2019