Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 82

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1958

DR5

♠ AKQ32

 3

 8

♣ 6543

♠ 1098765

 7

 5

♣ A97




♠ none

 Q109864

 J10

♣ Q108

♠ J4

 AKJ52

 K

♣ KJ2

South to make 9 tricks at no-trumps.  West leads a spade.

(In 1958 a solution was also requested against a heart lead, but this seems inferior.)

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Successful solvers to date:  Jean-Marc Bihl, Dick Yuen, Steve Bloom, Freda Fong

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Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 10 March, 2017