South to make 6 ♠
West provides you with a rare opportunity for a rough and a sluff on the Opening Lead of ♥K . Do you take it?? If not, how so you make 6?????
If you think you have the answer send it to the Puzzle Master to enter a draw for a free game
The winner is Andrew Brown for submitting the following solution:
Trick 1: Trump in dummy with 3 and discard spade 2 from your hand
Trick 2: Lead spade 4 through East and capture whatever he plays with the least expensive trump.
Trick 3: Cash diamond A and play low diamond from dummy
Trick 4: Cash diamond K and play low diamond from dummy
Trick 5: Cash club A and play low from dummy
Trick 6: Play low club forcing W to win with K
Trick 7: W must lead a heart; trump it in dummy with the 6 and discard the spade 5 from your hand
Trick 8: Cash diamond 10 discarding club from your hand
Tricks 9-13: Lead another diamond from dummy (if E trumps it you over-trump with the least expensive card and then draw E remaining two spades with your good spades and cash your remaining good clubs, making 6 spades, if E discards a heart then you discard a club and continue leading diamonds and discarding a club from your hand until E trumps one [E can only discard hearts twice before being left with nothing but trump] which you over-trump and then pull E remaining trump with your boss trumps, making 6 spades)
That was a tough one!