Double squeezes are a combination of two simple squeezes carried out against both opponents. If both squeezes are executed by the same trick, that is the same squeeze card, the double squeeze is called simultaneous. If both opponents are squeezed on different tricks (the squeeze card is then a card in the suit that was menacing the opponent squeezed first) the double squeeze is called non-simultaneous.
As there are only four suits in contract bridge the two simple squeezes can only be combined by using a menace for both opponents, the squeeze card being in the fourth suit.
The following diagram demonstrates the basics of a double squeeze.
♠ A 2 ♥ K ♦ — ♣ — ♠ Q 3
♠ K 9 ♥ A ♥ — ♦ — ♦ Q ♣ — ♣ — ♠ 6 ♥ — ♦ J ♣ 2
When the two of clubs is played, West has to keep his ace of hearts (menaced by dummy's king) and gives up his spade guard (spades being the double menace). In the same trick (this is therefore a simultaneous double squeeze), East is squeezed in the pointed suits.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Simultaneous double squeeze — In contract bridge, a simultaneous double squeeze is a double squeeze in which both opponents are squeezed by the same card, as opposed to non simultaneous double squeeze where the two opponents are squeezed in different tricks.There are three… … Wikipedia
Non-simultaneous double squeeze — A Non simultaneous double squeeze, in the card game of bridge, is a double squeeze in which the pressure is not applied to both opponents at the same trick. Before categorizing a little more about it we will show a diagram for the four basic… … Wikipedia
Squeeze play (bridge) — A squeeze play (or squeeze) is a type of play late in the hand of contract bridge and other trick taking game in which the play of a card (the squeeze card) forces an opponent to discard a card that gives up one or more tricks. The discarded card … Wikipedia
Double Dose: Ultimate Hits — Double Dose:Ultimate Hits Greatest hits album by Poison Released 2011 Recorded 1986 2007 Genre Rock, Hard rock … Wikipedia
Squeeze (baseball) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Squeeze. Au baseball, un squeeze est une stratégie offensive visant à déposer un amorti sacrifice lorsqu un coureur est au troisième but, dans l espoir de lui faire marquer un point. Description … Wikipédia en Français
Squeeze — Infobox musical artist Name = Squeeze Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = London, England Genre = New Wave, Power pop Years active = 1974 1982 1985 1999 2007 present Label = A M Records, Reprise Records,… … Wikipedia
Double entendre — An 1814 engraving of a double entendre. He: My sweet honey, I hope you are to be let with the Lodgins! She: No, sir, I am to be let alone. A double entendre (French pronunciation: [dublɑ̃tɑ̃dʁə]) or adianoeta is a figure of speech in … Wikipedia
Squeeze — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour l album du Velvet Underground, voir Squeeze (album). Sommaire … Wikipédia en Français
Squeeze Play! — Infobox Film name = Squeeze Play! caption = The poster for Squeeze Play! director = Lloyd Kaufman producer = Michael Herz Lloyd Kaufman writer = Lloyd Kaufman Charles Kaufman Haim Pekelis starring = Jim Harris Jennifer Hetrick Rick Gitlin Helen… … Wikipedia
Double play — This article is about the baseball play. For double play magnetic tape, see audio tape length and thickness. For the jazz album, see Double Play!. After stepping on second base, the fielder throws to first to complete a double play In baseball, a … Wikipedia