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Interesting Squeeze

The other day, I got to, as dummy, witness my partner pull off a beautiful squeeze.

 

West
65
J1098
AK6543
10
North
7
AQ43
QJ987
A76
East
KQJ1098
K765
10
98
South
A432
2
2
KQJ5432
W
N
E
S
 
2
3
P
3
P
4
P
4
P
4
P
5
P
6
P
P
P
D
14
6 South
NS: 0 EW: 0
K
7
10
2
0
0
1
5
7
8
A
3
1
1
2
6
6
9
1
2
1
8
10
2
3
3
3
1
3
10
A
J
1
4
1
9
5
3
4
3
5
1
K
8
7
9
3
6
1
Q
5
J
8
3
7
1
J
6
3
Q
3
8
1
5
9
4
6
3
9
1
4
10
Q
7
3
10
1
2
J
A
K
1
11
1
Q
K
4
A
1
12
1
N/S +920
13

 

Of course, declarer could have just ruffed another spade, but my partner is an artist Smile

 

 

After the hand was over, my initial thought was it was a double squeeze.

 

However, it is only East that is truly squeezed out of guard cards; the only legit guard card West needs to keep is the A, which she can easily do.

Instead, West is actually "squeezed" in the sense that in order for her to keep the A, she must relinquish the heart ambiguity and alert declarer that her partner is squeezed. Had for some reason neither defenders need to keep a diamond guard, she can pitch down to two hearts and force declarer to guess to finesse or play for the simple squeeze against East.

In a sense, West is show up squeezed. She must pitch down to a stiff heart, meaning that when declarer plays toward AQ and the K fails to appear, he knows to play East for the K.

 

This is why I am dubbing it a discovery show-up simple squeeze. The discover show-up aspect comes from West being forced to reveal the heart situation and the simple squeeze part comes from East being squeezed in spades and hearts.

 

But I am no expert in the field of squeeze nomenclature. Given that there are names like "triple-progressive-guard-shifting-dentist-orthodontist-compounding-cavities-bunnies, partner-still-needs-to-pay-for-the-entry-fees, we-accidentally-spilled-coffee squeezes", I am almost certain that there is a name for this squeeze.

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