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One Suit Squeeze - A play tactic containing elements of a squeeze and a throw-in.

  J 10 9 8 7
6 5 4
4 3 2
K 2
 
6 5
A K Q
K J 9 8
Q J 10 9

Dealer: West

Contract: 4S

Declarer: South

2
J 10 9 8 7
7 6 5
6 5 4 3
  A K Q 4 3
3 2
A Q 10
A 8 7
 

West opens 1N, with South ending up in 4S. West plays three rounds of Hearts. West plays Hearts, South ruffing the third round.  Declarer wins 3 rounds of trump, opponents' discarding Clubs.  South next wins two rounds of Clubs, ruffing the third round in dummy to ensure defenders cannot put declarer on lead using a Club throw-in. 

Considering West opened 1 Notrump, declarer can assume West holds the Diamond honors, frustrating a repeated Diamond finesse.  Thus, declarer plays a low Diamond, to West's likely Diamond tenaces, completing the Diamond endplay.

Also see Squeezes and Bridge Books on Squeezes
 

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