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Instant 2-Trick Triple Squeeze

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In this variant of the 2-trick triple squeeze, all three threats are extended, so the victim's discard immediately establishes all tricks necessary for the squeeze. The lone threat must be recessed, (doubly recessed unless the last free winner provides a discard for the 2-threat hand). There are two types, depending on whether there is a threat-entry to the 2-threat hand, and each type occurs in two adjoint forms:

Threat-entry to 2-threat hand:

 

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

 

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

 

 

spade symbol J 3 2
heart symbol A
diamond symbol K 3
club symbol A

 

Threat-entry to 2-threat hand:

 

spade symbol A
heart symbol J 2
diamond symbol A 9 2
club symbol 2

 

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

 

 

spade symbol J 3 2
heart symbol A
diamond symbol K 3
club symbol A

 

No threat-entry to 2-threat hand:

 

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

 

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

 

 

spade symbol K 9 8 2
heart symbol A
diamond symbol A
club symbol A

 

No threat-entry to 2-threat hand:

 

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

 

spade symbol J 10 9 8
heart symbol K Q
diamond symbol K Q
club symbol --  

 

 

spade symbol K Q 7 6 2
heart symbol A
diamond symbol A
club symbol 2

 

On the club A, any discard by West establishes two tricks immediately. Note that the three positions which include an idle card opposite the last free winner would still work if East held the stoppers.