Double Dummy Corner

 

Competition Problem 145b

composed by Steve Bloom
presented for solving in March 2017

DR2

♠ AQ10

 A1087

 Qx2

♣ A102

♠ KJ

 9

 9x3

♣ 9876543

♠ 987

 QJ65

 KJ10x

♣ KQ

♠ 65432

 K432

 A87

♣ J

The contract is six spades by South.  West leads the ♣9.
The x's represent the 4, 5, and 6.                              
(a) South is to make the slam when North holds the 6.   
(b) What happens in the other four cases?                       

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