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Overtaking Squeeze - Overtaking Squeeze -  A variation of the Triple Squeeze, where LHO's discard determines which suit/s to pitch or play from the other hand.

 

Q
K 5
 
K
Q
K
 

 Contract: Notrump




J 10 8
  Q
J

Q
 

South needs 2 more tricks and leads the CQ and West is squeezed in three suits.   If West discards a major, the Club is ducked in dummy playing the C5 as declarer continues by leading the suit West discarded. 

However, should West discard the DQ, the Declarer will overtake with the CK and follow with the DQ.

Also see Squeezes and Bridge Books on Squeezes
 

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