Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 71

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1956

DR5

♠ none

 AQJ1098

 54

♣ J109

♠ QJ10987

 K2

 K86

♣ none




♠ A

 76543

 AJ10

♣ 65

♠ K65432

 none

 Q97

♣ A2

No-trumps.  West leads the 6.
(a) Which side makes the most tricks?
(b) How does the winning side make six tricks?
(c) How would the losing side make six tricks against any but the winning play?

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Successful solvers to date: Jean-Marc Bihl

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Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 10 March, 2017