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Automatic 2-Trick Triple Squeeze

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In this variant of the 2-trick triple squeeze, there is a threat-entry in the 1-threat hand. The automatic 2-trick triple squeeze is closely related to the positional 2-trick triple squeeze, and to the automatic simple squeeze. Since the automatic version operates against either opponent, the lone threat must be extended (otherwise the squeeze would gain only one trick if the stoppers were behind the 2-threat hand).

This case includes one basic position with the last free winner in the 2-threat hand, and two adjoint positions with the last free winner in the 1-threat hand:

Last free winner in 2-threat hand:

 

spade symbol 2
heart symbol K
diamond symbol K
club symbol A

 

 

spade symbol K Q
heart symbol A
diamond symbol A
club symbol --  

 

spade symbol A J 10
heart symbol --
diamond symbol --
club symbol 2

 

Adjoint with extra entry in lone threat:

 

spade symbol K 2
heart symbol K
diamond symbol K
club symbol 2

 

 

spade symbol Q J 10
heart symbol A
diamond symbol A
club symbol --  

 

spade symbol A 9 8 3
heart symbol --
diamond symbol --
club symbol A

 

Adjoint with extra entry in other threat:

 

spade symbol 2
heart symbol A J
diamond symbol K
club symbol 2

 

 

spade symbol K Q
heart symbol K Q
diamond symbol A
club symbol --  

 

spade symbol A J 10
heart symbol 2
diamond symbol --
club symbol A

 

On the club A, the opponent with the stoppers (either East or West) can discard