Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 268

composed by Ernest Pawle, published posthumously in 1981

DR4

♠ KQ6

 K965432

 A

♣ 109

♠ J10

 Q87

 J1098

♣ 8765




♠ A987

 A

 Q654

♣ QJ32

♠ 5432

 J10

 K732

♣ AK4

South is in 1NT.  West leads a spade and East fails to find the correct play to this trick.
What is East's error and how does declarer make the contract after it?

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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