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Knockout Squeeze - A three-suited squeeze, including trump.  The declarer plays towards a ruffing position, forcing opponent in second seat to forfeit an important trump holding or discard a possible side suit winner.
 

  K
5
5
5
 
Q

J 10
A


Declarer: South

Contract: Hearts

A
7
A K
 
A K
Q 3
 

Requiring 3 tricks, Declarer leads the C5 from Dummy, always ruffed by South.  East must make a losing ruff or discard a DK or SA.

If East discards the DK, South ruffs returning D3. East wins, however South's DQ is now promoted.

Also see Squeezes and Bridge Books on Squeezes
 

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