Double Dummy Corner

 

Competition Problem 68

composed by Paolo Treossi
presented for solving in October, 2010

Diagram A

DR8

♠ K2

 76

 A72

♣ A87654

♠ A108

 K109

 K1054

♣ J109

♠ 9765

 Q8

 J98

♣ KQ32

♠ QJ43

 AJ5432

 Q63

♣ none

Diagram B

♠ K2

 65

 A72

♣ A87654

♠ A108

 K87

 K1064

♣ J109

♠ 9765

 Q10

 J98

♣ KQ32

♠ QJ43

 AJ9432

 Q53

♣ none

South is in four hearts in each diagram.  In each case, how is the contract defeated if West leads from a major suit and how is it made against a lead in the other major?

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