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Split Positional 2-Trick Triple Squeeze

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In this variant of the 2-trick triple squeeze, one of threats in the two-threat hand is a split positional threat. In this type of squeeze, the lone threat will always be extended. If the split threat is not extended, then the other threat in the two-threat hand will be a twin-entry threat, and there are two adjoint positions:

Last free winner in 2-threat hand:

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol K Q
heart symbol A 3
diamond symbol K 3
club symbol --

 

Last free winner in 1-threat hand:

 

spade symbol --
heart symbol J 2
diamond symbol A Q 7 2
club symbol 2

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol K Q
heart symbol A 3
diamond symbol K 3
club symbol A

 

On the club A, East can discard

If the split threat is extended, the lone threat must be recessed as well as extended (in order to provide room for three menace cards in the two-threat hand). There is one basic position with the last free winner in the two-threat hand, and there are three adjoint positions with the last free winner in the one-threat hand, an extra entry to the two-threat hand in one of the threat suits, and a recessed threat in the other threat in the two-threat hand:

Last free winner in 2-threat hand:

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol A J 10
heart symbol A 3
diamond symbol --
club symbol --

 

Adjoint with extra entry in lone threat:

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol A 9 8 2
heart symbol A 3
diamond symbol --
club symbol A

 

Adjoint with extra entry in split threat:

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol A J 10
heart symbol A 4 3
diamond symbol --
club symbol A

 

Adjoint with extra entry in twin-entry threat:

 

spade symbol --
heart symbol J 10 2
diamond symbol A K 9
club symbol 2

 

 

 

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

 

spade symbol A J 10
heart symbol A 3
diamond symbol 2
club symbol A

 

 

On the club A, East can discard