Double Dummy Corner

 

Competition Problem 81

composed by Paolo Treossi
presented for solving in November, 2011

DR7

♠ 1085

 AJ4

 AJ5

♣ A1097

♠ 976

 10

 KQx4

♣ K8432

♠ KJ43

 Q765

 10x

♣ J65

♠ AQ2

 K9832

 9832

♣ Q

South to make six hearts against any defence.  The xs are the 6 and 7.
Which of the following statements is true?                                                

1.       South makes the contract regardless of how the xs are placed.
2.       South goes down regardless of how the xs are placed.           
3.       South makes the contract only if West holds the 6.                
4.       South makes the contract only if West holds the 7.                 

Describe the play with your chosen layout.                                        

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