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BRIDGE BITES  #84

      

 

A SHOW-OFF SQUEEZE

                                                                          Brian Gunnell

 

♠ K87

AKJ84

6

♣ K982

 

            Both Vulnerable

            South   West    North    East

                                      1          3♣

            3         Pass   3NT       Pass

            6         Pass   Pass     Pass

 

            Against 6 West leads the Club Three, won by East’s Ten.

            Hoping for a trump promotion, East returns a low Club, but

            Declarer ruffs high (West discarding a Spade) and draws

            trumps.

 

           There are 11 tricks on top, where’s the 12th?

 

        Dummy

 

West            East

 

       Declarer

♠ A92

92

AKQJT43

♣ 4