Following is the example authored by Mr. Edward T. Barco and compiled in the publication The Encyclopedia of Card Play Techniques at Bridge by Mr. Guy Levé in the year 2003. Mr. Guy Levé incudes the example of a Suicide Trump Triple Squeeze as published in The Bridge World in December of the year 1935, authored for the publication by Mr. Edward T. Barco. Portions of this bridge book can be viewed via Google Books.


An example of a suicide trump triple squeeze is presented below.

Suicide Trump Triple Squeeze


Position N-4, Clubs are trumps and East is on lead.

The squeeze is non-positional, with an automatic discard. East leads a Spade and declarer discards the 10. If West ruffs, declarer scores two trump tricks.

If West discards a Diamond, then declarer also discards a Diamond on the second Spade and West is triple-squeezed.

The Spade is ruffed in dummy and the established Jack is led. Declarer agains scores two trump tricks.

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