Double Dummy Corner

 

Problem 131

composed by Ernest Pawle, 1964

DR3

♠ AQ2

 QJ5

 A2

♣ 76543

♠ J1098

 10862

 KJ1098

♣ none




♠ K763

 K43

 765

♣ KJ9

♠ 54

 A97

 Q43

♣ AQ1082

South is in five no-trumps.  West leads the J.

In 1964 solvers were asked how South makes the contract, but somebody discovered an ingenious defence.  How is the contract defeated?

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Successful solvers to date:  Amy Chen, Black Liang, Wann Shing-Yang, Steve Bloom, Leigh Matheson

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        Hugh Darwen, 2001

Date last modified: 14 December, 2009