Guard squeeze
Guard squeeze is a type of squeeze
Squeeze play (bridge)
A squeeze play is a type of play late in the hand of contract bridge and other trick-taking game in which the play of a card forces an opponent to discard a card that gives up one or more tricks. The discarded card may be either a winner or a card needed to protect a winner...

 in contract bridge
Contract bridge
Contract bridge, usually known simply as bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard deck of 52 playing cards played by four players in two competing partnerships with partners sitting opposite each other around a small table...

 where a player is squeezed out of a card which prevents his partner from being finesse
In contract bridge and similar games, a finesse is a technique which allows one to promote tricks based on a favorable position of one or more cards in the hands of the opponents....

d. The squeeze operates in three suits, where the squeezee protects the menaces in two suits, but cannot help his partner anymore in the third suit after the squeeze is executed.

The following example shows a guard squeeze:
South plays the 2 and West must keep all his red cards to protect menaces of 5 and Q in the dummy, thus he must discard the jack of clubs. Now, the declarer plays a heart to the king and can finesse the East's queen of clubs.
A double guard squeeze is very rare. Again, in the diagram South leads the spade 2. If West discards J, the position comes down to the one from the previous diagram. So, he must discard the diamond king. The declarer ditches now unnecessary club from the table, and the pressure comes to East—he must not throw the A nor a club, and after the discard of the J the declarer has a free way to finesse West's queen.

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