Double Dummy Corner

 

Competition Problem 187

composed by Steve Bloom

 

♠ KQJ8

 A932

 2

♣ 5432

♠ 10

 7654

 K987

♣ AKQ9

♠ 9765

 Q10

 J654

♣ 1087

♠ A432

KJ8

 AQ103

♣ J6

West leads the ♠10 to South's contract of five spades.
(a) With the cards as shown, how is the contract made?     
(b) What would be the effect of swapping the
A and K?

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