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Problem 264

composed by Richard Granville, 1979 (intending the contract to be made)

DR8

♠ 1076

 654

 AQ76

♣ Q54

♠ QJ

 QJ

 K

♣ KJ1098763




♠ A98

 A1097

 J1098

♣ A2

♠ K5432

 K832

 5432

♣ none

East-West to defeat South's one spade contract, West having led the ♠Q.

DeepFinesse has discovered that the problem as set in 1979 was insoluble.  Nobody noticed at the time.

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Successful solvers to date:  Jean-Marc Bihl

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Date last modified: 11 March, 2017