Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 64

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1956

DR6

♠ KQ10

 AK32

 32

♣ J432

♠ none

 109765

 KJ97

♣ 10987




♠ J9832

 QJ84

 1086

♣ 6

♠ A7654

 none

 AQ54

♣ AKQ5

West leads the 10 against South's five no-trumps, East signalling with the 8.

(a) South to make the contract against any defence, having discarded a club.

(b) Could a different defence at trick 1 have beaten the contract?

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Successful solvers to date: Jean-Marc Bihl, Steve Bloom

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Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 10 March, 2017