Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 235

composed by Ernest Pawle, published in 1976, ten years after his death.

DR6

♠ Q82

 432

 A92

♣ A432

♠ 9654

 876

 K76

♣ QJ6




♠ J10

 QJ5

 10854

♣ 9875

♠ AK73

 AK109

 QJ3

♣ K10

South to make six hearts. West leads the ♠4.

Why would it be a mistake to lead a diamond at trick 2?

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Successful solvers to date:  Jean-Marc Bihl, Dick Yuen

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        Hugh Darwen, 2002

Date last modified: 11 March, 2017