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Curio 5 - "Four Grand Slams"

composed by Cy Lee (Canada, before 1972)

♠ 32

 5432

 32

♣ AKQJ2

♠ 7654

 76

 765

♣ 10987




♠ Q98

 KJ8

 Q84

♣ 6543

♠ AKJ10

 AQ109

 AKJ109

♣ none

South can make a grand slam against any defence and with any suit as trumps.  But at no-trumps even the small slam fails.  To beat this record you have to compose a hand where again a grand slam in any trump suit succeeds against any defence but fewer than eleven tricks are available at no-trumps.

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