Main   Data 9X03 by Richard Pavlicek  

One Heart vs Pass

First seat, any HCP

A total of 242 cases occurred in 40,069 deals from 72 major events 1996-2014.
Cases with swings of 2+ IMPs are shown here, most recent first.


2014 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 1
Both Vul
S 6 4
H A Q J 6 2
D 9 6 2
C A 5 3
Zimmermann
West

2 D


Lead
S 6
H 10
H Q
S 3
D 3
D Q
S J
Zia
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
2
4
K
5
2
5
7
Multon
East
Pass
3 D


3rd
A
A
8
K
J
7
H 9
Duboin
South
1 S
AP


4th
Q
3
5
4
4
6
D 9
Bianchedi
West

2 NT
3 NT

Lead
H Q
H 2
D Q
D J
D K
D 10
D 8
D 7
S Q
C 2
Nunes
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
3
K
4
5
9
C 3
C 5
S 4
6
Madala
East
Pass
3 S
AP

3rd
8
10
3
A
C 6
C 7
H 7
C 8
2
Fantoni
South
2 S
Pass


4th
4
5
2
6
S 5
S 7
S 8
S 9
A
S K Q
H 9 5 4
D A K 10 8 7 3
C K 4
TableS J 3 2
H K 7 3
D Q J
C Q 9 8 7 6


Par -110
3 D EW
S A 10 9 8 7 5
H 10 8
D 5 4
C J 10 2




Pass +12Pass 12-03 D West =-1103 NT× West -2+500


2014 USBC Semifinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 2
E-W Vul
S K 9
H A 10 9 4 3
D K 10 8 7
C 6 2
Weinstein
West

Pass



Lead
S J
C 5
S 6
D 8
S Q
S 10
D Q
D 5
D 10
H A
H 10
C 4
Stansby
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
K
Q
5
2
C 3
H 8
6
J
C 7
J
C A
Levin
East
1 S
Pass



3rd
A
8
9
A
H 3
H 4
7
K
3
5
Q
Bramley
South
3 NT




4th
4
2
2
4
3
7
9
H 2
H 6
7
K
Grabel
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
C K
C 7
D A
S 4
C 5
D J
H Q
D K
D 10
S 9
H 8
Katz
North
Pass
1 NT
3 H


2nd
9
J
Q
4
5
D 3
8
K
S 2
S 3
8
9
H.Weinstein
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
4
8
7
K
10
9
A
5
H 5
10
J
Nickell
South
Pass
2 NT
3 NT


4th
2
6
H 3
2
A
H 4
Q
2
6
H 6
J
S 6
S J 5
H K 8 7 6
D J 6 4
C 10 8 4 3
TableS A 8 7 3 2
H J 2
D 9 2
C A K 7 5


Par +400
3 NT NS
S Q 10 6 4
H Q 5
D A Q 5 3
C Q J 9








1 H +11Pass 12-113 NT South =+4003 NT North -2-100


2014 USBC Semifinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 3
E-W Vul
S K 9
H A 10 9 4 3
D K 10 8 7
C 6 2
Willenken
West

Pass

Lead
S J
C 5
S 6
D 7
S Q
D Q
S 10
D 5
D 10
Bathurst
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
K
Q
5
2
C 3
6
H 6
J
S 8
Rosenberg
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
A
8
9
A
H 3
8
H 4
K
3
Moss
South
3 NT


4th
4
2
2
4
3
9
7
C 7
Hampson
West

Pass

Lead
C A
D 9
H Q
H 5
H 10
S J
C K
S 3
S Q
Martel
North
Pass
2 H

2nd
9
A
6
7
S 2
K
J
10
Greco
East
1 S
AP

3rd
3
6
4
A
S 4
A
4
5
Cohler
South
Pass


4th
6
10
2
J
K
6
2
9
S J 5
H K 8 7 6
D J 6 4
C 10 8 4 3
TableS A 8 7 3 2
H J 2
D 9 2
C A K 7 5


Par +400
3 NT NS
S Q 10 6 4
H Q 5
D A Q 5 3
C Q J 9


1 H +61 H 17-123 NT South =+4002 H North +1+140


2014 USBC Final, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 4
Both Vul
S Q
H Q 10 9 6 2
D A 4 2
C Q J 9 6
Rodwell
West

2 NT

Lead
H 8
C 5
D 8
D 3
S Q
S 6
Hampson
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
J
4
4
9
3
D 2
Meckstroth
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
Q
K
Q
A
4
A
Greco
South
Pass
AP

4th
A
6
K
10
K
Platnick
West

4 S

Lead
D 3
H Q
S 2
D 9
C A
C 4
Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
A
4
4
2
Diamond
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
A
8
K
10
6
Levin
South
Pass
Pass

4th
Q
J
Q
K
5
S K 9 8 6
H J
D J 9 8
C K 10 8 7 2
TableS A 7 5 3 2
H A K 7 5 4
D Q 10
C 5


Par -140
3 S EW
S J 10 4
H 8 3
D K 7 6 5 3
C A 4 3
Pass +12Pass 25-174 S East =-6204 S East -1+100


2014 USBC Round of 16, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 5
E-W Vul
S 6
H K Q 8 5 2
D K 9 5 2
C Q 10 7
Kolesnik
West

3 H




Lead
H A
H 10
S 2
S 4
S Q
C 4
C 5
H 4
J.Lall
North
1 H
4 H




2nd
6
7
8
H 8
J
8
10
J
Etter
East
1 S
4 S




3rd
5
2
K
A
5
A
J
K
Wooldridge
South
2 S
AP




4th
3
S 3
6
10
H Q
7
K
G.Wolpert
West

Pass
3 H
4 S
AP

Lead
H K
Richter
North
Pass
Pass
3 S
Pass
Kranyak
East
Pass
Dbl
4 H
Pass
Ramos
South
2 S
Pass
Pass
Dbl
S K 5 4
H J 7 6
D A 8 6 4
C A 5 2
TableS A Q 9 7 3 2
H 3
D 10
C J 9 6 4 3


Par -300
5 H× NS -2
S J 10 8
H A 10 9 4
D Q J 7 3
C K 8




1 H +5Pass 25-224 S East =-6204 S× West =-790


2014 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 6
Both Vul
S 6 4
H K 10 7 6 2
D 4 2
C A K 6 5
Nunes
West

Pass
2 C
AP

Lead
D 3
S Q
D A
H 8
D K
D J
S 10
S 7
C J
C K
H 6
Rodwell
North
1 H
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
6
A
Q
4
5
7
3
9
Q
S 5
9
Fantoni
East
1 S
Pass
2 D


3rd
4
8
2
10
C 2
C 3
C 4
H J
A
9
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl


4th
10
4
9
Q
C 5
H 2
6
H 7
H 3
7
Weinstein
West

Pass



Lead
S K
C 9
D K
D 9
D 5
C K
H A
H Q
Helness
North
Pass
2 H



2nd
A
10
3
A
H 4
H 9
8
S 2
Levin
East
1 S
AP



3rd
8
A
6
Q
H 6
J
5
Helgemo
South
Pass




4th
4
H 3
4
2
10
Q
7
S 8
H J 5 4
D Q 6
C Q 10 8 7 4 3 2
TableS K Q 10 7 5
H A Q 9 3
D K J 10 9
C


Par -110
2 H East
S A J 9 3 2
H 8
D A 8 7 5 3
C J 9






1 H +91 H 31-252 D× East -1+2002 H North -2-200


2014 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 7
Both Vul
S K 9 8 2
H Q 10 4 3 2
D A
C Q 10 8
Helness
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 4
H 2
S 4
S 6
H 3
D 9
H 4
D 10
S 8
D Q
H 10
Zmudzinski
North
1 H
2 H
5 C

2nd
A
K
3
K
7
2
5
S 5
C J
S J
D J
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
8
A
Q
C 3
C 8
C 5
C 10
C K
C Q
Balicki
South
2 C
3 C


4th
8
9
2
10
6
3
J
5
7
7
Bramley
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
H 2
C 7
D 8
H 3
Nunes
North
Pass
2 D


2nd
A
7
8
2
5
Stansby
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
6
8
2
C 10
D Q
Fantoni
South
2 C
3 C


4th
10
9
9
3
6
S A J 7 6 5
H A J 9 6
D 4 2
C 7 4
TableS Q 4
H K 7 5
D K J 7 6 5 3
C J 2


Par +130
4 C NS
S 10 3
H 8
D Q 10 9 8
C A K 9 6 5 3





1 H +101 H 41-255 C South =+6003 C South +1+130


2014 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 8
N-S Vul
S J 4
H A J 9 6 4
D J 7
C K J 5 4
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
S 3
D A
D 6
Smirnov
North
1 H
2 NT
4 C


2nd
9
J
3
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
4
9
Piekarek
South
2 S
3 C
4 H


4th
4
Q
7
J
S.Auken
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
D 2
H A
H 4
H 8
D 6
C 8
C 4
H 7
H J
Katz
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl


2nd
7
3
5
10
S 2
Q
3
6
S 7
S 6
Welland
East
1 C
1 S
Pass


3rd
A
4
3
Q
6
9
K
A
9
S 9
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
1 NT


4th
K
J
2
S 3
K
S 4
2
9
S 5
S A 8 7 3 2
H 2
D 10 9 5 4
C 9 7 3
TableS K 6 5
H K 10 5
D A 8 6 2
C Q 6 2


Par +140
3 H NS
S Q 10 9
H Q 8 7 3
D K Q 3
C A 10 8





Pass +61 H 42-314 H North -1-1001 NT South +1+120


2013 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 9
None Vul
S 9
H A Q 7 5 4
D A 9 6 5 2
C 5 4
G.Wolpert
West

2 S
AP

Lead
H A
H 4
S 6
D A
D 2
S 2
S K
D J
S Q
C 2
D 7
J.Gartaganis
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
3
K
3
Q
K
5
D 5
S 7
C 4
5
Kranyak
East
Pass
4 S


3rd
2
6
4
3
4
8
C 3
6
C 8
Q
N.Gartaganis
South
1 S
Dbl


4th
8
J
9
8
10
H 5
A
C 7
J
A
D.Wolpert
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
S 6
H 2
S 2
D A
H A
H 4
S Q
Weinstein
North
Pass
2 NT
3 D

2nd
A
8
3
Q
3
9
Korbel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
Q
7
3
6
D 4
Levin
South
Pass
3 C


4th
9
K
D 5
8
J
D 10
S K Q 10 8 7 4
H J 8
D 10 8
C K 10 2
TableS 6 2
H K 10 9 3
D K Q
C Q 9 8 7 3


Par +100
4 S× EW -1
S A J 5 3
H 6 2
D J 7 4 3
C A J 6





1 H +91 H 51-314 S× West -3+5003 D North =+110


2013 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 10
Both Vul
S 6 4
H K 10 7 6 2
D A 3
C A 8 4 2
Helness
West

Pass


Lead
H 9
S A
S 9
H 5
D 2
D 3
D 4
C A
C 2
C 9
Gold
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
3
4
6
8
8
10
J
7
K
Q
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
8
10
4
A
K
H K
3
6
Bakhshi
South
3 H



4th
2
5
7
6
6
5
Q
5
J
Robson
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
S 4
S Q
D 8
H Q
D 9
H 10
D 2
C 5
Nunes
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass

2nd
K
7
3
A
A
9
J
2
Forrester
East
Pass
Rdbl
3 S

3rd
5
A
Q
6
6
J
H 2
K
Fantoni
South
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
3
6
K
5
7
4
10
3
S A J 9 3 2
H A 4
D J 9 8 5
C J 5
TableS K Q 10 8
H 9 5
D Q 10 6
C K 10 9 7


Par -140
3 S EW
S 7 5
H Q J 8 3
D K 7 4 2
C Q 6 3




1 H +71 H 58-313 H North =+1403 S West =-140


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2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 71 H NSPass NS
Case 11
N-S Vul
S K 6 3
H A 10 9 7 5
D 6 4
C A 10 7
Gromoeller
West

Dbl
5 S

Lead
H 3
C 2
S 3
C 3
S 6
S A
C 8
H K
D A
D 5
Kamil
North
1 H
Pass
Dbl

2nd
J
4
2
A
8
H 4
J
5
4
6
Rehder
East
1 S
4 NT
AP

3rd
A
9
J
5
H 2
5
S 10
C Q
3
K
Fleisher
South
4 H
Dbl


4th
S 7
10
Q
6
4
K
7
Q
2
8
Rosenberg
West

1 D
2 S

Lead
H A
C 2
D 4
C 3
D 6
C Q
H K
S 5
S 7
S 6
Smirnov
North
Pass
1 H
Pass

2nd
S 2
4
3
A
K
K
5
3
C J
8
Willenken
East
Pass
2 D
4 S

3rd
2
9
J
5
2
S 4
C 8
A
Q
Piekarek
South
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
6
10
A
6
5
7
3
J
K
S Q 10 5 4
H K J 8 6
D A 9 5
C 9 3
TableS A 9 8 7 2
H
D K 10 7 3
C Q 8 5 2


Par -420
4 S East
S J
H Q 4 3 2
D Q J 8 2
C K J 6 4




1 H +61 H 64-325 S× East -2+3004 S West -1+50


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 161 H NSPass NS
Case 12
E-W Vul
S K Q
H K 9 8 7 4 2
D Q 10 7 4
C 10
Helness
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
S 2
C 3
S 9
H 2
H 5
C K
D 4
Krochmalik
North
1 H
3 D


2nd
3
10
8
3
10
2
2
Helgemo
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
A
J
K
Q
K
4
A
Lavings
South
2 D
4 H


4th
Q
A
4
6
A
H 4
6
Kanetkar
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
S 3
S 7
H 2
H 5
H A
Multon
North
Pass
2 D


2nd
10
A
K
3
10
Thomson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
4
Q
4
Zimmermann
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
A
2
9
6
J
S A J 8 7 6
H 10 6
D J 8 6
C Q 4 3
TableS 5 4 2
H A J 3
D 2
C K J 8 7 6 5


Par +420
4 H NS
S 10 9 3
H Q 5
D A K 9 5 3
C A 9 2

1 H +61 H 70-324 H North =+4202 H South +2+170


2013 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 13
None Vul
S 10 6 5
H K 8 7 5 3 2
D K 6 5
C A
Jagniewski
West

4 S

Lead
C A
S A
S K
S Q
D Q
D J
H J
Narkiewicz
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
3
6
5
10
6
2
Gawel
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
5
7
H 4
D 3
4
5
Buras
South
2 S
Pass

4th
S 4
2
3
8
A
10
Gromov
West

4 S

Lead
H J
H 2
C 2
D 7
C K
D Q
Nowosadzki
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
6
D 2
5
D 8
K
Dubinin
East
Pass
5 D

3rd
K
D J
A
3
S 5
4
Kalita
South
3 C
AP

4th
4
A
3
A
9
S A K Q J 9 4
H A 9
D Q 9 8 7 2
C
TableS 7
H Q 10 6 4
D 10 4 3
C Q J 10 9 3


Par -140
3 S EW
S 8 3 2
H J
D A J
C K 8 7 6 5 4 2
Pass +21 H 70-344 S West -1+505 D East -2+100


2013 USBC Playoff, Segment 51 H NSPass NS
Case 14
E-W Vul
S A 10 8
H A J 10 8 4
D 10 7
C J 9 7
Rosenberg
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 3
C 7
H 9
D 5
H 3
H A
H 10
C 8
Rodwell
North
1 H
2 NT



2nd
4
4
2
A
6
S 5
D 8
9
Willenken
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
A
4
K
J
C 2
D 6
Q
Meckstroth
South
2 C
3 NT



4th
10
3
Q
7
D 2
5
K
K
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
D 2
D 9
H 9
C 7
C K
D A
C J
D Q
H A
Kamil
North
Pass
1 D
2 C
2 H

2nd
4
4
10
2
4
8
H 6
Q
6
S 3
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
5
10
A
9
H 8
2
S 6
Fleisher
South
1 C
1 H
2 D


4th
3
7
J
D 3
3
5
8
10
H J
S Q 7 6
H K 7 6 5 2
D K 9
C 10 8 3
TableS K 5 3 2
H Q
D Q 8 5 3 2
C Q 5 4


Par +420
4 H NS
S J 9 4
H 9 3
D A J 6 4
C A K 6 2





1 H +71 H 77-343 NT North =+4002 H South =+110


2013 USBC Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 15
N-S Vul
S K
H A Q J 3 2
D J 8 7
C J 10 7 3
Cheek
West

3 S

Lead
H 7
C 3
S A
S 5
C 6
C A
C 4
D 10
Martel
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
5
K
6
9
7
8
H 9
7
Grue
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
A
9
2
Q
Q
H 8
S 3
5
Zia
South
2 H
Pass

4th
K
5
K
H 2
2
10
J
A
Willenken
West

2 S

Lead
H 6
C 3
S A
D 5
H 8
C A
C Q
C 4
S Q
H 10
S 10
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
K
6
2
2
8
2
H 4
H 3
J
J
Rosenberg
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
A
9
2
K
S 4
6
D 4
S 3
5
S 8
7
Gitelman
South
Pass
AP

4th
K
5
K
8
7
7
10
J
9
9
H Q
S Q 7 3 2
H 10 8 5
D K 10 6 4
C 6 5
TableS A 10 8 5 4
H K
D Q 9 5
C A K Q 4


Par -420
4 S EW
S J 9 6
H 9 7 6 4
D A 3 2
C 9 8 2




1 H +61 H 83-343 S East +1-1704 S East =-420


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 71 H NSPass NS
Case 16
E-W Vul
S K Q 9 5
H K 9 6 5 2
D Q 6
C 10 4
G.Wolpert
West

Pass


Lead
D K
C 2
S A
S 6
H 2
H 7
H 5
S 4
H 9
H 6
S K
C 10
Platnick
North
1 H
2 S


2nd
6
4
2
3
Q
10
4
10
D 4
C 7
C 8
D 7
Kranyak
East
Pass
AP


3rd
8
Q
7
8
A
K
S J
Q
D 3
D 5
D 10
A
Diamond
South
1 S



4th
2
5
5
9
8
3
J
C 3
C 6
D 9
C J
Greco
West

1 D
AP

Lead
D 7
D A
S 7
S 6
H 2
H 7
H 9
C 3
D 10
Bathurst
North
Pass
1 H


2nd
2
Q
K
3
4
J
Q
A
9
Hampson
East
Pass
1 NT


3rd
K
8
A
10
A
K
C 5
2
C 10
Dwyer
South
Pass
2 H


4th
6
3
2
Q
8
3
10
4
S 10 8 7
H J 10 8
D A K 9
C K J 6 2
TableS A 6
H Q 4 3
D J 8 7 4
C Q 8 7 3


Par +140
3 S NS
S J 4 3 2
H A 7
D 10 5 3 2
C A 9 5






1 H +21 H 85-342 S South +2+1702 H North =+110


2013 USBC Round of 16, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 17
None Vul
S A 6 4 2
H A J 10 4 2
D J 2
C 10 6
Wooldridge
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
S Q
D 2
H 3
C 6
S J
D K
H 9
C 4
Bathurst
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
9
10
K
7
2
8
8
10
Hurd
East
1 S
2 S


3rd
3
A
A
Q
8
J
Q
A
Dwyer
South
2 D
4 H


4th
A
6
5
K
H 6
H 7
2
9
Kranyak
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
H J
C 2
C 3
C 8
H 6
S.Blanchard
North
Pass
2 H


2nd
9
5
6
J
S 4
K
G.Wolpert
East
1 S
2 S


3rd
3
3
A
K
7
A
B.Blanchard
South
2 D
4 H


4th
A
Q
9
10
Q
S J 3
H K Q
D 9 8 7 6
C K 8 5 4 2
TableS K Q 10 8 7 5
H 9 7 5
D 10
C A 7 3


Par +130
4 D NS
S 9
H 8 6 3
D A K Q 5 4 3
C Q J 9


Pass +111 H 85-454 H North -3-1504 H North =+420


2013 USBC Final, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 18
N-S Vul
S K 6
H K 10 9 4 3
D 10 5
C A 10 9 5
Rosenberg
West

4 S

Lead
H 7
S Q
D 9
C 4
C 5
C 8
S 4
Bathurst
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
A
K
A
Q
6
J
6
Willenken
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
3
A
3
A
K
9
9
Dwyer
South
2 NT
Pass

4th
J
8
5
3
2
7
G.Wolpert
West

4 S

Lead
C 4
H K
S 4
S A
Fleisher
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
J
6
Kranyak
East
3 S
Pass

3rd
A
8
J
Kamil
South
Pass
Pass

4th
6
A
8
S Q 5 4
H A 5 2
D K Q 8 3
C Q J 2
TableS A J 9 7 3 2
H J
D J 9 2
C 7 6 3


Par -420
4 S EW
S 10 8
H Q 8 7 6
D A 7 6 4
C K 8 4
1 H +101 H 95-454 S East -1+504 S East =-420


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 71 H NSPass NS
Case 19
None Vul
S K 10 8
H Q 9 8 7 6 3
D K
C K 7 5
Fleisher
West

Dbl
3 NT

Lead
S 2
S 10
D 2
S 8
C 10
H 6
S J
C 3
D 5
Wold
North
1 H
Rdbl
AP

2nd
9
4
K
Q
2
K
D 4
J
H 3
Kamil
East
Pass
1 NT


3rd
K
3
7
7
6
A
C 7
5
Q
Compton
South
1 S
Pass


4th
5
A
6
H 5
K
J
6
4
3
Schermer
West

1 NT


Lead
C 10
D K
C J
C A
S A
S 9
H 3
D J
S Q
Rosenberg
North
Pass
2 H


2nd
2
7
5
7
8
K
2
2
7
Chambers
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
6
3
4
S 4
5
6
A
S 10
H J
Willenken
South
Pass
AP


4th
K
A
3
8
2
3
5
Q
S A 9
H J 5
D A 8 5 4 2
C A Q J 6
TableS Q 6 5 4
H K 10 4 2
D Q 10 7
C 10 4


Par -400
3 NT EW
S J 7 3 2
H A
D J 9 6 3
C 9 8 3 2



1 H +91 H 104-453 NT East -2+1002 H× North -2-300


2013 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 20
E-W Vul
S K J 8 5 3
H A 10 7 4
D K 10 5
C 4
Willenken
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
C 6
H A
H 7
C J
D J
S A
S 9
Verhees
North
1 H
4 H


2nd
2
10
8
K
K
A
5
K
Rosenberg
East
Pass
AP


3rd
5
A
2
3
3
5
7
6
v.Prooijen
South
3 H



4th
4
H 4
5
6
S 3
7
4
2
Brink
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 6
D 3
C A
S A
D 2
S K
D 10
Zia
North
Pass
4 H
Rdbl

2nd
4
J
4
3
K
7
Q
Drijver
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
9
6
7
4
H 2
Martel
South
3 H
Pass


4th
3
5
2
2
9
9
S A Q 9
H 6 5
D A 6 4 2
C A 8 5 3
TableS 10 7 6
H K 8
D Q 8 7 3
C Q J 9 6


Par +140
3 H NS
S 4 2
H Q J 9 3 2
D J 9
C K 10 7 2


1 H +41 H 109-454 H North -1-504 H×× South -1-200


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2013 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 21
Both Vul
S A Q J 8
H K 8 7 3 2
D 3
C 10 8 6
Woolsey
West

Dbl
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
S 2
D 7
H 10
D 8
S Q
S A
Gromov
North
1 H
Pass
3 H
Dbl

2nd
Q
J
A
5
2
7
10
Stewart
East
2 C
2 S
3 S
AP

3rd
8
K
J
2
Q
D 4
D 6
Dubinin
South
2 H
3 D
Pass


4th
9
3
3
A
S 8
4
5
Zmudzinski
West

2 H
2 NT


Lead
H 4
S 2
H 7
D 5
H 10
S K
D 7
C 6
Robinson
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
J
A
A
A
Q
D 6
4
Q
Balicki
East
1 NT
2 S
4 S


3rd
8
7
6
J
K
4
Q
K
Boyd
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
9
3
5
3
S 10
8
S J
3
S 9 6 5 4 2
H Q J 5
D K Q J
C 4 3
TableS K 10 7
H A 9
D 8 7 5
C A Q J 9 7


Par +140
3 H North
S 3
H 10 6 4
D A 10 9 6 4 2
C K 5 2



1 H +71 H 116-453 S× East -2+5004 S East -2+200


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 121 H NSPass NS
Case 22
N-S Vul
S K J 8 6
H K Q 6 4
D Q 10 8 6
C 4
Friedlander
West

2 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
H 9
D 6
H 8
D J
S 3
D 4
Salmenkivi
North
1 H
2 S
3 C
3 S

2nd
4
5
2
A
8
5
5
Liran
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
A
4
3
J
S Q
Pekkinen
South
1 S
2 NT
3 D


4th
A
3
9
7
K
A
10
Niemi
West

2 C
Pass


Lead
C K
H 8
D 6
H 9
D J
S 3
D 4
Bareket
North
Pass
Dbl
4 S


2nd
4
5
2
A
8
5
5
Koistinen
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
7
K
K
4
3
K
S Q
Lengy
South
1 D
2 S



4th
A
3
9
2
A
A
10
S Q 5
H A J 5
D J 9
C K Q J 9 8 2
TableS A 9 2
H 10 7 3 2
D 4 3 2
C 10 7 6


Par +650
5 S NS
S 10 7 4 3
H 9 8
D A K 7 5
C A 5 3


Pass +101 H 116-553 S South +1+1704 S South =+620


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 21 H NSPass NS
Case 23
N-S Vul
S A Q
H A 10 5 4 2
D J 8
C 9 8 6 4
Pasquini
West

Dbl
AP


Lead
D K
D Q
C 7
H 8
H Q
H 6
Helness
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
2
3
10
2
7
K
Valdes
East
Pass
2 D



3rd
6
4
Q
3
4
A
Helgemo
South
1 S
4 H



4th
J
8
4
9
J
S 3
Fantoni
West

Dbl
Pass
3 D

Lead
D 2
C 2
S 5
D J
C 7
H Q
Gusso
North
Pass
Rdbl
2 S
AP

2nd
4
10
A
K
A
K
Nunes
East
Pass
2 D
Pass


3rd
8
K
3
3
3
A
Hantos
South
1 S
Pass
Pass


4th
9
4
2
5
6
3
S 5
H K 8 7
D A 10 6 5 4
C K Q 5 3
TableS 9 8 7 4 3
H J 3
D K Q 9 7
C 7 2


Par -110
3 D EW
S K J 10 6 2
H Q 9 6
D 3 2
C A J 10

1 H +131 H 129-554 H North =+6203 D East +1-130


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 31 H NSPass NS
Case 24
None Vul
S Q 10 7
H Q J 7 5 4
D
C A 9 7 6 3
L'Ecuyer
West

3 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
D 2
H 5
D 4
H Q
C 6
D J
Nystrom
North
1 H
3 H
5 C
6 H

2nd
K
A
2
7
D 6
S 4
Q
Demuy
East
2 D
3 S
Pass
AP

3rd
4
H 4
A
H 7
6
J
H J
Upmark
South
2 NT
4 NT
5 D


4th
3
3
3
5
8
5
8
Cullin
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D A
C 6
C Q
Amoils
North
Pass
2 H
6 C


2nd
C 3
10
5
Bertheau
East
Pass
3 D
AP


3rd
3
K
7
D.Wolpert
South
1 C
5 H



4th
2
4
D 5
S 9 8 3 2
H 10 8 3
D A Q 7
C 8 5 4
TableS K J 6 4
H 2
D K 10 9 8 6 5 3
C 10


Par +1400
7 S× EW -6
S A 5
H A K 9 6
D J 4 2
C K Q J 2


1 H +31 H 132-556 H North +1+10106 C South =+920


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 31 H NSPass NS
Case 25
None Vul
S Q 10 7
H Q J 7 5 4
D
C A 9 7 6 3
Carcassonne
West

Pass
4 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
H A
H K
H 6
S Q
Allfrey
North
1 H
3 C
Pass
5 C
6 H

2nd
K
3
8
10
K
Labaere
East
Pass
3 D
4 S
Pass
AP

3rd
4
4
7
Q
A
Robson
South
2 NT
3 H
4 NT
6 C


4th
3
2
D 3
D 5
2
Patterson
West

Pass
Dbl
AP


Lead
C 10
H A
H K
H 6
C 6
C J
C 2
C 9
S 7
D 2
S 10
D 4
Coenraets
North
Pass
1 H
Rdbl



2nd
K
3
8
10
D 6
8
S 9
D 9
6
A
J
7
Crouch
East
Pass
2 D
3 S



3rd
4
4
5
Q
Q
7
A
S 5
A
H 7
H 9
H J
de Donder
South
1 C
3 D
4 H



4th
3
2
D 3
D 5
5
D 8
S 4
S 2
3
10
8
K
S 9 8 3 2
H 10 8 3
D A Q 7
C 8 5 4
TableS K J 6 4
H 2
D K 10 9 8 6 5 3
C 10


Par +1400
7 S× EW -6
S A 5
H A K 9 6
D J 4 2
C K Q J 2









1 H +111 H 143-556 H North =+9804 H North +2+480


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 121 H NSPass NS
Case 26
N-S Vul
S K 8 2
H K 10 6 5 2
D A 9 8 3
C 4
Lengy
West

Pass



Lead
C J
H J
S 9
D 3
S 6
H 8
D 8
D 9
D A
S 8
C K
C Q
Niemi
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
4
Q
10
J
2
9
C 6
C 3
C 9
Q
8
10
Bareket
East
2 C
Pass



3rd
7
K
J
Q
7
10
5
7
10
C 2
5
H 7
Koistinen
South
3 NT




4th
A
A
K
K
A
4
2
6
4
3
H 2
H 5
Pekkinen
West

Pass
Pass
3 C

Lead
D 7
H 2
D 4
C 6
D K
C 5
H 3
C Q
S 7
H K
S 9
C 10
Friedlander
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
2
4
3
2
8
H 5
7
8
10
C 7
A
D 6
Salmenkivi
East
2 C
Pass
Dbl


3rd
A
J
C 3
J
S 4
K
10
S 3
J
8
5
S 8
Liran
South
Pass
2 D
Pass


4th
J
Q
5
4
10
A
A
D 9
K
9
2
9
S J 6 5 3
H Q 9 7
D K 6 4 2
C J 5
TableS Q 9 7 4
H A 4
D J
C K Q 9 7 6 3


Par +650
5 H NS
S A 10
H J 8 3
D Q 10 7 5
C A 10 8 2








Pass +71 H 143-623 NT South -2-2003 C East -2+100


2012 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 71 H NSPass NS
Case 27
Both Vul
S 8 7 6 4
H K 6 5 4 3
D 8
C A K 4
Nickell
West

Pass


Lead
D A
D 5
C K
C A
S K
S Q
Cheek
North
1 H
3 H


2nd
6
Q
9
S 2
5
A
Katz
East
1 S
3 S


3rd
8
S 4
3
6
C 5
Grue
South
2 S
AP


4th
2
3
2
7
6
Wooldridge
West

1 NT
3 D

Lead
C Q
D 8
D 5
C 4
S K
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
2
7
S 2
A
Hurd
East
1 S
2 S
4 S

3rd
K
A
S 4
3
C 7
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
9
6
3
5
S
H Q J 10
D Q J 10 9 7 6
C 10 7 5 2
TableS K Q J 10 3 2
H A 9
D K 4 3 2
C 9


Par -600
5 D EW
S A 9 5
H 8 7 2
D A 5
C Q J 8 6 3
Pass +61 H 143-683 S East =-1404 S East -1+100


2012 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 81 H NSPass NS
Case 28
N-S Vul
S K 8
H 9 8 6 5 3
D 6 5
C A K 8 2
Rodwell
West

Pass


Lead
D J
D Q
D 10
H Q
H 4
D 2
D 9
H K
H J
Grue
North
1 H
1 NT


2nd
3
K
H 3
8
6
S 7
C 5
C 6
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
A
8
2
7
C J
S 5
A
Cheek
South
1 S



4th
5
6
7
10
S 6
C 2
S 8
5
Hurd
West

1 C
1 S

Lead
H 3
D Q
S 2
S 8
S 7
H 2
H Q
C 9
C 2
C 7
Hamman
North
Pass
1 H
AP

2nd
K
3
6
J
5
C 6
8
J
D 2
10
Wooldridge
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
10
4
Q
A
H 5
A
7
K
Q
A
Zia
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
5
K
3
10
6
S 9
3
4
S 4
S Q 5 3
H A Q J 4
D A 10 4
C J 10 4
TableS J 10 4 2
H K 7 2
D Q J 9 8 2
C 3


Par +100
3 D× EW -1
S A 9 7 6
H 10
D K 7 3
C Q 9 7 6 5




Pass +51 H 143-731 NT North -3-3001 S West +1-110


2012 USBC Round of 16, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 29
None Vul
S Q 2
H A 10 7 6 3
D J 6
C A 10 6 2
Baseggio
West

Pass

Lead
S 8
S A
S J
D A
D 5
H K
H 2
Levin
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
4
Q
H 10
7
K
4
Stark
East
3 C
Pass

3rd
K
5
H J
3
4
3
Weinstein
South
3 H


4th
2
6
10
6
J
C 3
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
H 5
D J
H K
C K
D 6
S 5
H Q
D 10
D Q
C J
D.Yang
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
8
4
A
6
6
S Q
H 7
Q
Martel
East
3 C


3rd
A
K
3
S 3
7
A
D 2
S 8
C 5
J.Weinstein
South
Pass


4th
J
3
C 3
A
4
2
2
8
9
S A K J 9 7 3
H Q 8 4
D Q 10 4 3
C
TableS 8 5
H J
D A 5 2
C K J 9 8 7 5 3


Par -100
3 H× NS -1
S 10 6 4
H K 9 5 2
D K 9 8 7
C Q 4



Pass +41 H 143-773 H North -2-1003 C East -1+50


2012 USBC Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 30
None Vul
S J
H K Q 5 3 2
D 10 6 4
C K Q 10 6
Bathurst
West

5 S
AP

Lead
S Q
H A
H 10
C K
C 6
C 9
C 10
D 6
Rodwell
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
A
6
S 8
5
J
7
S 5
J.Lall
East
3 S
Pass


3rd
6
3
K
3
A
Q
D 7
Meckstroth
South
4 NT
6 H


4th
J
8
J
2
4
S 3
8
Hamman
West

4 S


Lead
S K
H A
H 4
C K
C 6
C 9
Milner
North
Pass
5 H


2nd
A
6
S 2
J
5
7
Zia
East
2 S
AP


3rd
4
2
K
3
A
10
H.Lall
South
Dbl



4th
J
8
J
2
4
S 3
S 8 6 4 2
H 6
D A 8 3 2
C 8 7 4 2
TableS K Q 10 9 7 5 3
H J 8
D J 5
C J 5


Par +800
6 S× EW -4
S A
H A 10 9 7 4
D K Q 9 7
C A 9 3


1 H +111 H 154-776 H North =+9805 H North +1+480


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2012 USBC Round of 16, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 31
Both Vul
S 10 6 5
H K J 10 9 6
D A Q 8
C 8 3
Weinstein
West

4 S



Lead
H J
C 5
S 7
C 6
C 4
S 10
C J
Stark
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
D 3
3
4
8
Q
J
D 5
Levin
East
2 H
Pass



3rd
2
A
A
K
S 3
Q
H 6
Baseggio
South
3 H
Pass



4th
A
7
5
2
S 6
2
X.Shi
West

2 C
3 S
4 S

Lead
D 2
H K
S K
S 8
C 5
C K
C 4
H J
D 5
S 9
Fleisher
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
S 7
4
Q
3
7
J
C 9
8
Gu
East
1 S
3 H
3 NT


3rd
Q
4
3
A
A
6
S 2
2
10
Kamil
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
7
3
5
6
2
8
S 10
A
6
S A 3 2
H A 8 7 3
D K J 5 4
C 6 5
TableS K J 9 8 7
H
D 10 7 3
C A K 10 9 4


Par -620
4 S EW
S Q 4
H Q 5 4 2
D 9 6 2
C Q J 7 2





1 H +31 H 157-774 S West -2+2004 S East -1+100


2012 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 32
Both Vul
S Q 8 6
H A J 10 8 5
D J 2
C K 7 2
Cheek
West

Pass
3 D


Lead
D J
D 3
C 10
S J
D K
C J
Frukacz
North
1 H
Pass
AP


2nd
Q
6
7
K
H 5
Grue
East
Pass
2 NT



3rd
7
9
4
8
10
Cieslak
South
2 H
Pass



4th
5
2
Q
4
4
Zak
West

1 NT
3 D
AP

Lead
S 5
H 6
D A
D 3
C J
Amoils
North
Pass
2 D
Dbl


2nd
6
7
7
4
2
Zaremba
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
J
5
K
A
D.Wolpert
South
1 S
2 S
3 S


4th
9
Q
2
J
3
S K 5 2
H K 7 4
D K 9 8 5
C J 10 5
TableS 7 4
H Q 2
D A Q 10 3
C A 9 8 6 4


Par -130
4 D EW
S A J 10 9 3
H 9 6 3
D 7 6 4
C Q 3

Pass +21 H 157-793 D West +2-1503 S South -1-100


2012 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 33
Both Vul
S A J 8 3
H K J 7 6 5 4
D 5 3
C 4
Cheek
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
H A
Versace
North
1 H
2 H
2 NT
3 H
3 NT
5 H


2nd
A
8
Grue
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Lauria
South
2 C
2 S
3 C
3 S
4 NT
6 H


4th
4
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
S 7
S 3
S 6
H 4
D A
D K
D 2
C 4
D J
H 3
Delmonte
North
Pass
3 C
4 H
5 C
7 S



2nd
8
4
10
10
8
9
10
10
C 6
9
Sementa
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
2
K
A
A
3
5
S J
A
H 5
J
T.Bessis
South
2 NT
3 S
4 NT
5 NT




4th
5
9
C 9
8
4
7
Q
5
6
S 10 9 7
H Q 9 8
D 10 9 8
C K 8 6 5
TableS 4 2
H 10
D Q 7 6 4
C Q J 10 9 7 2


Par +2220
7 NT NS
S K Q 6 5
H A 3 2
D A K J 2
C A 3








Pass +131 H 157-926 H North +1+14607 S South =+2210


2011 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 34
Both Vul
S K 5
H J 10 9 8 5
D K 10 3
C A 10 4
de Wijs
West

Dbl
5 D

Lead
H K
S 6
H 4
D 4
C 8
C 4
D 8
Sementa
North
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
7
Q
3
3
2
9
10
Muller
East
2 D
4 D


3rd
10
K
A
J
K
5
A
Duboin
South
3 H
Pass


4th
2
A
5
5
A
Q
Versace
West

1 NT


Lead
H J
H 5
D 4
D A
D 2
H 9
H 6
H 10
C A
v.Prooijen
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
3
C 2
S 2
S 3
S 7
C 9
S 4
Lauria
East
Pass
3 NT


3rd
3
Q
J
8
Q
K
8
C 5
6
Verhees
South
Pass
AP


4th
7
A
5
10
K
C 3
C 8
S 9
J
S Q J 9 7
H A 7
D Q 8 4
C K Q J 3
TableS A 4 3
H 4 2
D A J 9 7 6 2
C 9 8


Par -660
5 NT EW
S 10 8 6 2
H K Q 6 3
D 5
C 7 6 5 2



Pass +31 H 157-955 D East -1+1003 NT West -2+200


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 31 H NSPass NS
Case 35
Both Vul
S
H 10 9 6 4
D A 10 8 4 2
C K 10 7 3
Martel
West

Pass

Lead
H 2
H 7
C 3
D Q
D 2
H A
S 4
H J
S 6
S A
El Ahmady
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
4
C J
Q
K
S 5
S 3
7
S K
9
8
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
K
3
S 2
A
5
5
H 10
C 5
D 8
C 4
Sadek
South
1 S


4th
Q
9
2
7
9
6
J
D 4
Q
C 7
Nadim
West

2 H

Lead
S 6
H 2
H K
H J
H 7
H 8
S A
S Q
C J
S J
C A
D 7
Fleisher
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
6
S 3
S 2
S 10
S 4
8
K
8
D 5
D 6
J
Hishmat
East
2 D
2 NT

3rd
H 4
A
3
5
C 2
C 4
7
C 5
3
D 3
9
K
Kamil
South
Pass
AP

4th
5
Q
9
10
D 4
D 2
D 8
D 10
Q
C 7
10
A
S 9 7
H 5 3 2
D K 9 3
C 9 8 5 4 2
TableS A Q J 5
H A K J 8 7
D 7
C A Q 6


Par -140
3 H West
S K 10 8 6 4 3 2
H Q
D Q J 6 5
C J






1 H +71 H 164-951 S South +1+1102 NT East +2-180


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 71 H NSPass NS
Case 36
N-S Vul
S A Q 6 5 2
H 9 8
D 3 2
C A 10 5 4
Grue
West

3 NT


Lead
C 5
C 7
C 10
C 9
S 8
S A
Newell
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
2
J
6
D 7
3
J
J.Lall
East
3 H
Pass


3rd
Q
A
K
4
Q
Reid
South
Pass
Pass


4th
8
3
D 4
D 6
4
Ware
West

2 H
3 H

Lead
D 3
C J
H 2
C 3
H 8
D 9
D 8
C 6
D 4
S 4
S Q
Bathurst
North
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
6
5
6
7
Q
J
S 6
9
S 2
7
Tislevoll
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
10
2
9
8
3
A
H 4
H K
H 5
K
Zagorin
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
Q
10
10
J
2
5
4
K
A
S K 9 3
H K J 6
D A Q 8 7 4
C J 8
TableS J 4
H A Q 10 7 5 4
D 9 6
C 6 3 2


Par -140
3 H EW
S 10 8 7
H 3 2
D K J 10 5
C K Q 9 7





1 H +61 H 170-953 NT West -2+1003 H West =-140


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 31 H NSPass NS
Case 37
None Vul
S A
H K 8 6 4 2
D 6 4 2
C A 10 6 3
Lindop
West

2 S


Lead
H 4
S 2
H 2
D 7
D J
S K
S J
S 10
D 9
H Q
I.Herbst
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
9
Q
A
5
Q
C 6
D 6
C 3
C 10
S 3
Baxter
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
A
7
3
A
7
8
C 4
8
6
O.Herbst
South
2 H
Pass


4th
5
4
C 2
2
4
5
6
9
K
3
Ginossar
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
H 4
D J
S Q
H 2
S J
D 3
H Q
S K
D 10
D 9
C 8
H K
McAvoy
North
Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
A
Q
A
3
D 4
2
S 10
C 3
C 6
C 10
2
Pachtman
East
Pass
2 H


3rd
7
A
4
10
7
7
8
8
8
H J
A
Hargreaves
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
6
6
S 3
2
K
9
5
5
S 9
4
S K Q J 10 3
H 5
D A 10 9 3
C 9 7 2
TableS 8 7 4
H A J 9 3
D J 8 7
C K 5 4


Par -100
4 H× NS -1
S 9 6 5 2
H Q 10 7
D K Q 5
C Q J 8






Pass +41 H 171-992 S West =-1102 S West -1+50


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 201 H NSPass NS
Case 38
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8
H A 10 6 5 3
D Q J
C Q 3 2
Edgtton
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
S K
S 6
S A
C A
C 4
C 9
Lian
North
1 H
Pass
3 D

2nd
8
10
4
5
10
Q
Gosney
East
1 S
2 S
AP

3rd
2
J
C 6
8
K
D 9
H.Shi
South
2 D
Pass


4th
7
5
Q
2
3
7
Hou
West

1 NT


Lead
H 5
D A
D K
D 10
D 4
D 5
D 3
Nunn
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
4
7
8
H 9
C 6
C 8
H 2
M.Shi
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
K
Q
J
H 3
H 10
S 10
Hans
South
Pass
Pass


4th
8
2
6
9
H 7
H Q
S K 6
H J 9 8 2
D 8 7
C K J 9 8 6
TableS A J 9 3 2
H Q 7 4
D 9 6 2
C A 4


Par -80
1 S EW
S 7 5 4
H K
D A K 10 5 4 3
C 10 7 5

Pass +51 H 171-1043 D South -2-1001 NT West -1+100


2011 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 39
N-S Vul
S J 9 6
H A Q 9 8 4
D Q 4 3
C Q 2
Helness
West

Pass
3 C

Lead
D 3
C A
C 3
H 3
S J
S Q
S 10
H 6
Schaltz
North
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
2
2
Q
7
K
4
7
K
Helgemo
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
J
5
K
10
A
6
9
A
M.Madsen
South
2 H
Pass


4th
A
6
10
Q
3
5
8
5
Askgaard
West

1 NT


Lead
S 6
S 2
S J
S 10
H 7
H 8
C A
C 3
Multon
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
K
4
8
D 8
10
5
2
Q
Bjarnarson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
9
Q
H 9
Q
6
9
K
Zimmermann
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
5
7
C 5
3
K
6
10
S 7 4 3
H K 10
D A 10 8
C A J 8 4 3
TableS K 8 5
H J 5 3
D K 9 2
C K 9 7 5


Par +100
3 C× EW -1
S A Q 10 2
H 7 6 2
D J 7 6 5
C 10 6


1 H +51 H 176-1043 C West -1+501 NT West +1-120


2011 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 40
N-S Vul
S Q 5 4 3
H K 9 8 2
D Q 6 4
C K Q
Weinstein
West

Pass
4 S

Lead
S J
C 6
H 8
D 9
C J
S 9
C 3
D 3
Helgemo
North
1 H
3 H
AP

2nd
2
2
J
J
4
3
D 6
5
Levin
East
1 S
3 S


3rd
5
10
Q
Q
A
7
S 8
A
Helness
South
2 S
Pass


4th
K
Q
3
K
K
D 2
7
Nunes
West

Pass


Lead
D 9
S A
S K
S 10
H 2
H A
H 5
S 8
C 6
Kamil
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
J
H 6
D 2
7
4
10
C 2
Fantoni
East
2 S



3rd
4
2
9
C 3
Q
8
K
C 5
Fleisher
South
Pass



4th
10
3
4
Q
3
J
S 6
5
S 9 2
H 10 4 3
D A J 7
C A 10 8 5 3
TableS A K 10 8 7 6
H J 7
D K 10 3
C J 6


Par -140
3 S EW
S J
H A Q 6 5
D 9 8 5 2
C 9 7 4 2



1 H +51 H 182-1044 S East -1+502 S East +1-140


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2011 USBC Semifinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 41
N-S Vul
S 9 4
H K Q 5 4 2
D 9
C A 8 7 5 2
Wooldridge
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
H J
S K
S Q
S A
S 8
C J
S 2
D 5
C 9
Wolfson
North
1 H
2 C
3 C


2nd
9
3
5
7
H 6
C 4
K
D 7
10
8
Hurd
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
2
4
9
C 2
C 5
3
H 4
H 5
H 7
Cohen
South
1 S
2 D
3 NT


4th
A
8
3
6
10
J
7
D 4
3
10
Garner
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D 2
H J
D 8
D 7
C 3
S A
S K
S Q
Grue
North
Pass
1 NT
3 C


2nd
5
H 2
3
J
C 5
7
5
7
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
4
Q
4
J
4
9
J.Lall
South
1 C
2 S
3 NT


4th
9
A
A
C 2
6
K
3
6
S 7 5
H 10 6 3
D Q 10 7 2
C Q 9 4 3
TableS J 10 6 3
H A 9 8 7
D K 8 4 3
C J


Par +620
4 S NS
S A K Q 8 2
H J
D A J 6 5
C K 10 6





1 H +121 H 194-1043 NT South =+6003 NT North -1-100


2011 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 42
E-W Vul
S 3 2
H A Q 8 6 4
D J 6
C Q J 7 3
Rodwell
West

4 S



Lead
H 5
H A
H 4
C 2
S 4
S 6
H K
C 10
D A
J.Lall
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
3
J
2
A
2
C 4
6
J
4
Meckstroth
East
1 S
Pass



3rd
Q
C 6
S 7
3
J
A
D 3
S 9
5
Grue
South
Dbl
Pass



4th
7
9
10
9
8
3
C 5
K
6
Bathurst
West

1 NT
2 S
4 S

Lead
C Q
S 4
S 10
H J
H A
H 4
H 10
C 10
D A
D 9
Katz
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
9
2
8
5
2
7
6
3
8
K
Zagorin
East
Pass
2 H
3 D


3rd
5
J
5
3
C 2
C 4
D 2
S 6
5
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
7
3
Q
K
9
D 4
6
J
S A Q 5 4
H K 10 9 3
D Q 7 5
C A 10
TableS K J 10 9 6
H J 7 2
D A 9 3 2
C 9


Par -300
5 C× NS -2
S 8 7
H 5
D K 10 8 4
C K 8 6 5 4 2





1 H +121 H 206-1044 S East -1+1004 S West =-620


2011 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 43
Both Vul
S 6
H A J 4 2
D J 10 8 7 3 2
C A 10
Simson
West

Pass
4 S
AP

Lead
H K
H 10
S 6
C Q
C 10
S 2
H Q
Ekeblad
North
1 H
3 H
Pass


2nd
7
9
Q
6
K
10
S 8
Johnson
East
2 C
3 S
Pass


3rd
2
A
4
2
8
7
Rubin
South
3 C
4 H
Dbl


4th
5
8
5
A
4
D 8
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
3 C


Lead
C K
D 2
D Q
D 6
C Q
Richter
North
Pass
2 C
3 H


2nd
6
C 3
3
7
8
Garner
East
1 C
2 NT
AP


3rd
2
K
C 7
H 3
4
Aker
South
Dbl
Pass



4th
A
A
5
9
10
S 9 8 7 5
H 9 7
D A Q 6 4
C 5 4 2
TableS K Q 3 2
H 8 5 3
D
C K Q J 9 7 3


Par +620
4 H North
S A J 10 4
H K Q 10 6
D K 9 5
C 8 6


1 H +121 H 218-1044 S× East -3+8003 H North =+140


2011 USBC Final, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 44
None Vul
S 10
H 10 8 6 3 2
D K 5
C A Q 7 3 2
Hampson
West

2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S K
D 4
D 5
C J
H 2
S 4
H 3
S 9
Grue
North
1 H
3 C
4 C


2nd
3
J
C 6
4
4
6
5
7
Greco
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
Q
3
9
A
C 2
C 5
C 3
J.Lall
South
Dbl
3 S
5 C


4th
10
K
2
Q
J
5
K
8
Wooldridge
West

2 S
Pass


Lead
S K
D 4
H A
D 3
C J
H 2
S 4
H 6
S 9
H 8
S Q
Moss
North
Pass
Dbl
5 C


2nd
3
A
J
10
4
5
6
7
D 6
9
D 9
Hurd
East
1 S
3 S
AP


3rd
7
2
3
K
9
C 5
C 2
C 10
C 3
C K
C 7
Gitelman
South
Pass
4 NT



4th
10
5
4
C 6
A
K
5
S 2
8
D 8
S 7 6 2
H K J
D Q 10 9 8 6 2
C 9 8
TableS A K J 8 5
H Q 9 7 5 4
D 4
C J 6


Par +400
5 C NS
S Q 9 4 3
H A
D A J 7 3
C K 10 5 4






1 H +101 H 228-1045 C North =+4005 C North -1-50


2011 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 45
Both Vul
S J 9 5
H A J 6 4 3
D 2
C A K 8 5
Larsen
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
D Q
D 4
C A
C K
H A
C 5
D 5
S 9
C 8
H 9
Platnick
North
1 H
2 S


2nd
2
6
7
4
J
2
Q
9
3
S 7
K
Deutsch
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
H 3
S 5
7
H 5
8
S Q
S J
4
S 10
4
Diamond
South
1 S
4 S


4th
A
3
8
2
3
7
6
J
2
9
10
Gitelman
West

Pass


Lead
H 5
G.Wolpert
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
K
Moss
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
J
Kranyak
South
Dbl



4th
Q
S 8 2
H K 7
D 10 9 7 6
C 10 9 6 3 2
TableS A 7 3
H Q 10 2
D K J 8 3
C Q J 4


Par +650
5 S NS
S K Q 10 6 4
H 9 8 5
D A Q 5 4
C 7





1 H +41 H 232-1044 S South +1+6502 D× East -2+500


2011 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 46
E-W Vul
S A 9
H J 10 8 6 2
D Q
C K J 9 6 4
Meckstroth
West

3 NT


Lead
C 4
S 6
H 3
S 7
C K
S J
D 4
D 3
Levin
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
5
9
5
A
A
4
2
C 6
Rodwell
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
10
Q
A
5
2
8
K
A
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
2
2
3
3
H 6
Q
7
Stansby
West

2 C
3 NT

Lead
C 2
C 6
C 10
H 9
S 6
C 9
Katz
North
Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
Q
7
D 3
5
A
D 4
Martel
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
K
8
J
Q
5
D 2
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
3
A
2
2
S K 8 7 6
H A Q 7 4
D K 6 3
C Q 3
TableS Q J 5
H K 9 3
D A J 5 4
C A 7 5


Par -660
5 NT West
S 10 4 3 2
H 5
D 10 9 8 7 2
C 10 8 2


Pass +131 H 232-1173 NT West +3-6903 NT East -1+100


2011 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 47
Both Vul
S A 8 4
H K Q 10 3 2
D 9 5 3
C J 10
Stansby
West

1 NT


Lead
C J
S 5
C 10
H 8
D 9
S 7
D 7
S J
S 10
S 9
H 7
Meckstroth
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
K
2
Q
4
K
3
3
6
H 6
C 6
C 9
Martel
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
4
K
A
Q
2
Q
A
C 7
C 8
H 9
A
Rodwell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
A
3
5
4
4
6
8
H 2
H 3
10
Zia
West

1 NT
2 NT

Lead
H Q
H 4
H 3
S 5
H 10
Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
K
J
2
C 2
Hamman
East
1 S
2 C
3 NT

3rd
6
7
C 6
K
Levin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
8
9
A
S K Q
H A 9 4
D Q 8 7 4
C 8 7 5 3
TableS J 10 9 7 5
H J 7 5
D A K
C K Q 2


Par -600
3 NT West
S 6 3 2
H 8 6
D J 10 6 2
C A 9 6 4





Pass +61 H 232-1231 NT West +2-1503 NT West -1+100


2011 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 48
Both Vul
S J 10 7
H A Q 6 4 2
D K 9 3
C J 2
Pacareu
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 8
S J
H J
S 10
H K
C 4
S 9
C 5
D 3
C Q
S 8
D A
Lauria
North
1 H
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
3
A
4
2
2
2
8
5
10
6
7
B.Robles
East
Pass
2 NT
3 C

3rd
Q
5
7
Q
D 4
K
7
9
Q
H 4
H 6
6
Versace
South
2 H
Dbl
AP

4th
9
A
5
K
3
A
C 3
J
2
6
C 7
9
Sementa
West

1 C
AP

Lead
S 4
S A
S 2
D A
D 4
H A
C 2
H 5
Villas-Boas
North
Pass
1 H


2nd
5
10
J
7
10
9
3
K
Duboin
East
Pass
2 C


3rd
K
3
H 7
6
J
3
Q
2
Campos
South
Pass
2 H


4th
7
8
9
3
K
10
9
S A K 6 2
H K J 10
D J 6 2
C 10 9 4
TableS 4 3
H 9 7
D A 8 5 4
C K 7 6 5 3


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q 9 8 5
H 8 5 3
D Q 10 7
C A Q 8







1 H +51 H 237-1243 C East -3+3002 H North =+110


2010 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 49
E-W Vul
S K Q J 4
H A 9 8 3 2
D 6 2
C 5 3
Cayne
West

3 D



Lead
S K
S J
H 6
H J
S Q
D A
D J
C J
Stefanov
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
2
3
9
10
5
2
6
K
Seamon
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
10
Q
A
7
4
Q
A
Aronov
South
2 H
Pass



4th
8
A
K
5
D 10
3
9
3
Fredin
West

1 NT
3 D
Pass

Lead
D A
H 10
S 6
S Q
D 5
Sementa
North
Pass
2 C
Pass
3 S

2nd
2
2
8
3
6
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
K
7
Q
Duboin
South
Pass
2 S
3 H


4th
3
K
2
A
9
S A 8
H 10 6
D A K J 10 5
C A 10 9 7
TableS 5 3 2
H Q 7 5
D Q 8 7 4
C J 8 2


Par +140
3 S NS
S 10 9 7 6
H K J 4
D 9 3
C K Q 6 4



Pass +61 H 237-1303 D West =-1103 S South =+140


2010 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 50
None Vul
S A 10 2
H Q 10 8 5 4 3
D 7 2
C A 7
Balicki
West

Pass


Lead
C J
H 5
C 3
S J
H A
D 4
C 8
H Q
H 10
D 2
D J
S A
Strul
North
1 H
2 H


2nd
2
K
K
4
J
K
Q
D 3
D 8
A
10
5
Zmudzinski
East
Pass
AP


3rd
6
9
4
2
2
5
H 8
C 9
D 6
9
S 6
7
Becker
South
1 NT



4th
A
6
7
Q
3
7
5
7
S 3
Q
H 4
8
Saelensminde
West

2 H
2 S

Lead
H 5
C J
D 7
C K
C 8
H 4
D A
D J
S A
H Q
Lynch
North
Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
K
2
3
4
Q
A
6
9
5
Brogeland
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
9
6
K
7
S 2
J
Q
H 7
7
Passell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
A
5
3
5
6
2
S 10
3
S K 8 6 4 3
H 7 6 2
D Q 5
C Q 6 4
TableS Q 5
H A K
D A J 8 4 3
C J 10 5 3


Par +140
3 H NS
S J 9 7
H J 9
D K 10 9 6
C K 9 8 2







1 H +21 H 239-1302 H North =+1102 S West -1+50


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2010 Rosenblum Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 51
None Vul
S Q J 10 4
H A J 9 7 5
D J 7 3 2
C
Multon
West

3 C
AP

Lead
D A
C K
H Q
D K
C Q
S Q
C 9
S J
H A
Platnick
North
1 H
3 S


2nd
8
A
4
Q
3
9
S 10
D 5
2
Zimmermann
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
4
5
9
6
6
2
2
5
6
Diamond
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
3
H 5
K
2
S 4
K
4
3
8
Hampson
West

1 S


Lead
S 9
H 6
H 5
C K
H J
S Q
C 9
S J
S 10
Helness
North
Pass
2 H


2nd
A
4
K
3
3
D 5
H 9
C 7
Greco
East
1 D
AP


3rd
3
A
Q
5
C 4
2
2
5
Helgemo
South
Pass



4th
4
2
8
H 7
S 6
K
8
7
S K 7 6 3
H 8 4
D 10 6 4
C J 9 6 5
TableS 9
H K 10 3 2
D A K 5
C K Q 10 7 2


Par -100
3 S× NS -1
S A 8 5 2
H Q 6
D Q 9 8
C A 8 4 3



Pass +21 H 240-1324 S North -2-1002 H North -1-50


2010 Rosenblum Round of 16, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 52
None Vul
S Q
H A Q 10 7 5
D K 9 6
C 10 6 3 2
Ferraro
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 9
D 5
C 8
H K
H 8
H Q
C 10
Diamond
North
1 H
1 NT



2nd
A
3
K
6
S 3
4
H J
Bocchi
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
K
5
5
A
D 7
Platnick
South
1 S
3 NT



4th
2
A
3
2
3
D 4
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 9
S 6
C 8
S 7
D 6
D 2
S 8
C 6
H 6
H 8
Duboin
North
Pass
1 H
2 C
2 H

2nd
A
3
K
K
A
Q
4
S 10
10
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
Q
7
H 5
5
J
H 7
4
J
Sementa
South
1 D
1 S
2 D


4th
2
A
3
2
3
9
5
J
K
S K J 4 3
H 6
D J 8 4 3
C Q J 7 5
TableS A 10 5 2
H J 9 4 3 2
D A 2
C 9 8


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 9 8 7 6
H K 8
D Q 10 7 5
C A K 4





Pass +61 H 240-1383 NT North -3-1502 H North =+110


2010 USBC Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 53
None Vul
S K Q 9
H K 10 6 5 4 3 2
D 9 7 6
C
Jackson
West

Dbl
4 H
5 S
Pass

Lead
D 4
S 4
D 9
S A
Diamond
North
1 H
2 H
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
10
5
H 8
9
Sher
East
Pass
3 S
5 C
6 S
AP

3rd
6
J
2
6
Platnick
South
1 NT
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
Q
K
C 6
Moss
West

Dbl




Lead
D K
H 9
D 10
D Q
D J
S A
H Q
S Q
C 6
C 10
Baseggio
North
Pass
Pass




2nd
6
7
7
9
H 3
9
K
10
4
Q
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
A
A
H 8
S 8
S 7
6
S 4
C 2
H 4
A
J.Weinstein
South
3 C
Pass




4th
2
2
4
5
3
5
D 8
2
7
S A J 3 2
H A Q J
D K Q J 10
C A 4
TableS 10 8 7 6 4
H 9 8
D A
C K 10 9 8 7


Par -460
5 NT West
S 5
H 7
D 8 5 4 3 2
C Q J 6 5 3 2






1 H +171 H 257-1386 S× East -1+1003 C× South -6-1400


2010 USBC Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 54
None Vul
S A 6 3
H J 8 6 4 2
D K 5 3
C K J
Sher
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C 6
H 6
H K
D 4
Gitelman
North
1 H
3 H


2nd
3
K
9
10
7
Jackson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
5
A
4
K
Moss
South
2 S
4 H


4th
J
9
5
D 2
A
Greco
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
S 4
S 6
H A
H K
H 3
C 4
C 5
D J
J.Weinstein
North
Pass
2 D


2nd
3
7
C 2
5
10
Q
J
9
3
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
A
K
2
4
8
Q
A
A
Baseggio
South
1 S
4 S


4th
Q
5
8
9
D 2
C 8
3
K
4
S 8 7 2
H Q 10 5
D J 9 7
C A 10 6 4
TableS J 5
H 9
D A 10 8 6 2
C Q 8 7 5 2


Par +420
4 S NS
S K Q 10 9 4
H A K 7 3
D Q 4
C 9 3



1 H +101 H 267-1384 H North =+4204 S South -1-50


2010 USBC Round of 16, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 55
None Vul
S 7 3
H Q 9 8 7 4
D A 10 4
C A 9 2
Jackson
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
S Q
D 3
D 4
D 2
S J
S 8
S 6
C K
Meltzer
North
1 H
2 H
3 NT

2nd
3
K
5
J
Q
H 4
H 7
H 8
Sher
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
5
A
K
10
2
H 6
H 2
Larsen
South
2 D
2 NT


4th
4
7
7
9
S 9
C 5
C 10
H 3
Sontag
West

1 S
3 S

Lead
D A
D 10
C 7
C 2
H A
D 6
S 5
S 2
Baseggio
North
Pass
2 H
AP

2nd
7
J
K
6
K
Q
7
K
Berkowitz
East
Pass
3 H


3rd
2
K
A
Q
4
4
A
6
J.Weinstein
South
1 D
Pass


4th
5
9
4
3
2
H 5
4
3
S J 10 8 6 5
H K
D Q 9 5
C K J 8 3
TableS A Q 9 2
H J 10 6 5 2
D J 7
C 6 4


Par +130
4 D NS
S K 4
H A 3
D K 8 6 3 2
C Q 10 7 5



Pass +41 H 267-1423 NT South -1-503 S West -2+100


2010 USBC Round of 16, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 56
E-W Vul
S J 6 5
H A K Q 10 6
D 8 2
C 8 6 4
Milner
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
D J
D K
H 5
C 6
H 7
H Q
Chorush
North
1 H
2 H
3 NT

2nd
2
4
C 4
2
3
4
9
Cohler
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
Q
5
A
10
K
C 2
Koneru
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
7
8
A
3
S 2
8
J
Gerstman
West

1 D
2 D

Lead
D J
C Q
S 2
C J
C 5
B.Blanchard
North
Pass
1 H
2 H

2nd
7
K
5
2
7
Landen
East
Pass
2 C
AP

3rd
3
H 2
A
S 3
H J
S.Blanchard
South
1 C
Pass


4th
2
4
4
6
8
S 9 8 7 3 2
H J 4 2
D K Q 9 6 3
C
TableS A Q
H 9 8 3
D J 10 5
C Q J 9 5 3


Par +450
5 H South
S K 10 4
H 7 5
D A 7 4
C A K 10 7 2

1 H +71 H 274-1423 NT South =+4002 H North =+110


2010 Rosenblum Round of 64, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 57
E-W Vul
S 8 5 3 2
H 9 4 3
D K Q 2
C J 7 4
Coenraets
West

Pass
3 C
5 C

Lead
S K
C Q
D 7
H 7
C 10
C 8
H A
H 8
S 3
Balicki
North
1 H
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
4
3
2
J
5
5
6
de Donder
East
Pass
2 C
3 D


3rd
2
3
Q
Q
A
2
S 7
S J
Zmudzinski
South
1 NT
Pass
Pass


4th
6
K
A
4
6
7
3
9
Lauria
West

1 NT
2 D
3 NT

Lead
S 5
C 2
S K
S 4
C 9
C 10
H 7
Dehaye
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
10
4
7
J
7
J
2
Versace
East
1 H
2 C
3 H


3rd
Q
8
2
3
3
A
Q
Engel
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
K
6
9
5
6
S A J 7
H Q
D 10 9 6 5 3
C Q 10 9 2
TableS 10 9 6
H A K J 8 7
D A J
C A 8 3


Par -660
5 NT EW
S K Q 4
H 10 6 5 2
D 8 7 4
C K 6 5




1 H +21 H 276-1425 C East =-6003 NT West +2-660


2010 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 58
None Vul
S Q 8
H A 7 6 4 3
D J
C K 10 9 8 3
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
D A
D K
D 3
H K
C 8
S 2
M.Bessis
North
1 H
2 H
2 NT
3 NT
5 D

2nd
K
5
6
Q
A
5
K
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
J
C 3
H 3
8
D 8
T.Bessis
South
2 D
2 S
3 D
4 D


4th
D 2
4
7
H 2
J
2
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C Q
D A
D 2
S 8
D Q
Brogeland
North
Pass
1 H
1 NT



2nd
K
5
6
3
C 3
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
J
S Q
J
S 7
Saelensminde
South
1 D
1 S
4 S



4th
S 2
4
7
K
3
S K 9 6
H K 9 5
D Q 6 5
C Q J 4 2
TableS 7 5 3
H Q 10 8 2
D 7 4
C A 7 6 5


Par +980
6 S NS
S A J 10 4 2
H J
D A K 10 9 8 3 2
C



Pass +21 H 276-1445 D South =+4004 S South +1+450


2010 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 59
N-S Vul
S 10 6 4
H Q J 7 4 2
D A 10
C A 7 5
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
H A
D 6
C A
H Q
S 3
C J
Johnson
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
6
K
K
S 9
2
7
Martel
East
4 S


3rd
2
A
10
3
K
S 8
Dawson
South
Pass


4th
5
4
6
8
4
Trendafilov
West

Pass

Lead
D 6
C A
D 10
H A
Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
K
8
6
Karaivanov
East
4 S


3rd
A
2
S 2
2
Levin
South
Pass


4th
4
6
3
5
S K
H K 8 6
D K Q 9 7 5 3
C Q J 6
TableS A Q J 9 8 5 3
H 5
D J 8 4 2
C K


Par -140
3 S EW
S 7 2
H A 10 9 3
D 6
C 10 9 8 4 3 2
Pass +101 H 276-1544 S East =-4204 S East -1+50


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 21 H NSPass NS
Case 60
E-W Vul
S J
H K 10 9 8 4
D A 9 4 2
C Q 9 8
Cambournac
West

2 D
Dbl

Lead
C A
D Q
S J
C 9
S A
S K
H 7
S Q
H 5
Aronov
North
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
8
A
2
3
D 3
D 6
3
5
2
Hayet
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
8
3
S 10
C Q
D 2
4
D 7
A
Stefanov
South
1 S
4 S


4th
5
5
4
7
7
9
Q
D 4
8
Danailov
West

2 D
3 D

Lead
S J
C 5
D J
H 2
H 10
D 10
D 7
D A
C 8
Berrada
North
Pass
2 H
AP

2nd
Q
A
2
3
6
4
9
S 2
6
Karakolev
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
9
8
K
7
C 3
C 4
S 6
S 5
Rerhaye
South
1 S
2 S


4th
4
2
K
5
A
5
H J
3
10
S 4
H A 3
D Q J 10 7 6 3
C A K 10 7
TableS Q 9 7 2
H Q 6 5
D 8
C J 6 4 3 2


Par +140
3 S NS
S A K 10 8 6 5 3
H J 7 2
D K 5
C 5



Pass +51 H 276-1604 S× South -1-1003 D West -1+100


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2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 H NSPass NS
Case 61
N-S Vul
S J 7 5
H K Q 10 7 3
D A 9 2
C J 7
Woolsey
West

4 D




Lead
C 5
S A
S 9
S Q
Karakolev
North
1 H
Pass




2nd
10
4
8
J
Stewart
East
1 NT
4 S




3rd
J
2
K
D 6
Danailov
South
3 H
AP




4th
K
5
7
H 2
Aronov
West

2 H
4 C
4 S
5 D

Lead
H Q
Doub
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
Stefanov
East
1 NT
2 S
4 H
4 NT
6 C

3rd
9
Wildavsky
South
Pass
3 H
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
4
S K Q 10 6 3 2
H 4
D J
C A 10 9 8 6
TableS A 9
H A 6 5
D Q 7 6
C K Q 4 3 2


Par -980
6 S EW
S 8 4
H J 9 8 2
D K 10 8 5 4 3
C 5
1 H +101 H 286-1604 S East +2-4806 C West +1-940


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 H NSPass NS
Case 62
None Vul
S J 9 5
H J 10 5 3 2
D A 7
C A J 7
Drijver
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
H 3
C 6
C 3
D 6
S A
C 4
Fu
North
1 H
3 H


2nd
3
9
2
9
7
7
10
Brink
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
5
Q
J
H 6
H K
6
H 8
Zhao
South
2 S
4 H


4th
A
4
Q
A
4
5
7
Dai
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
H 2
C 6
H J
H 7
C J
C 7
C K
Bertens
North
Pass
2 S
4 H

2nd
3
9
2
K
8
4
5
D 5
L.Yang
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
2
Q
A
A
10
9
10
S 5
Bakkeren
South
Dbl
2 NT


4th
A
6
3
4
S 2
D 6
D J
8
S Q 6
H 8 6 4
D J 10 9 8 6 5 2
C 2
TableS A 10 4 3 2
H K 9
D Q
C Q 8 5 4 3


Par +990
6 NT NS
S K 8 7
H A Q 7
D K 4 3
C K 10 9 6


Pass +111 H 286-1714 H North -2-1004 H North +2+480


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 71 H NSPass NS
Case 63
E-W Vul
S J 2
H A K J 7 4
D 7 4 3
C J 9 5
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
S 10
S A
S 7
D 6
H 3
H A
D 4
S Q
C K
Caracci
North
1 H
1 NT
2 H

2nd
10
3
J
H J
Q
5
8
2
4
Q
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
K
C 6
H Q
9
K
6
J
D 7
3
J.Robles
South
1 S
2 D


4th
5
2
5
6
3
2
C 2
10
H 9
9
Pacareu
West

Pass


Lead
S 10
C 7
D 5
S 5
H 5
D 7
S Q
S 9
C 10
Nunes
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
3
5
Q
A
A
2
4
8
2
B.Robles
East
1 H
AP


3rd
K
K
10
J
2
J
H 4
H 7
9
Fantoni
South
1 S



4th
2
Q
3
H 10
3
9
H 9
C 6
A
S A K 8 7 4
H 5
D 10 9
C 8 7 4 3 2
TableS 10
H Q 10 9 8 2
D K 6 5 2
C A K 6


Par -90
2 C EW
S Q 9 6 5 3
H 6 3
D A Q J 8
C Q 10




Pass +61 H 286-1782 H North -2-1001 NT North +2+150


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 H NSPass NS
Case 64
None Vul
S J 9 5
H J 10 5 3 2
D A 7
C A J 7
Muzzio
West

Pass



Lead
D Q
H 2
C 6
H J
H 7
C J
C 7
C K
Tundal
North
1 H
4 H



2nd
3
9
2
K
8
4
5
D 6
Bianchedi
East
1 S
AP



3rd
8
Q
A
A
10
9
10
S 5
Groetheim
South
2 NT




4th
A
4
3
6
S 3
D 2
D 5
8
Lindqvist
West

Pass
2 S
AP

Lead
C 2
H 2
H 7
C Q
D 8
C A
D 7
C K
D 4
S J
Pellegrini
North
Pass
2 D
3 C


2nd
J
9
6
9
A
4
S 3
D 5
6
4
Brogeland
East
Pass
2 H
Pass


3rd
8
A
J
H 8
Q
10
K
S 5
H 3
K
Ravenna
South
1 NT
Dbl
4 H


4th
6
4
K
7
3
D 9
2
3
S 2
6
S Q 6
H 8 6 4
D J 10 9 8 6 5 2
C 2
TableS A 10 4 3 2
H K 9
D Q
C Q 8 5 4 3


Par +990
6 NT NS
S K 8 7
H A Q 7
D K 4 3
C K 10 9 6





1 H +21 H 288-1784 H North +2+4804 H South =+420


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 91 H NSPass NS
Case 65
None Vul
S 7 2
H A 8 7 6 3
D 10 5 4
C A Q 2
Pellegrini
West

3 S
AP

Lead
S K
C 10
S 2
H 5
C 9
H A
D 10
H Q
C J
Zhuang
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
8
5
5
2
8
K
3
6
2
Ravenna
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
3
K
A
3
4
9
2
D 8
3
W.Wang
South
2 D
4 H


4th
7
A
4
J
Q
4
K
10
D 7
Fu
West

3 S


Lead
H 9
S Q
H 10
H 6
S 4
C 9
D 5
Ventin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
A
4
D 3
7
5
8
Zhao
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
7
3
A
5
J
4
A
Lambardi
South
Pass
Pass


4th
K
2
J
Q
8
Q
S 9 6 4 3
H Q 4 2
D K 6
C K J 6 4
TableS K Q J 10 5
H K J
D 8 3
C 10 9 7 3


Par +140
3 H NS
S A 8
H 10 9 5
D A Q J 9 7 2
C 8 5



Pass +41 H 288-1824 H North -2-1003 S East -1+50


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 121 H NSPass NS
Case 66
Both Vul
S K 8 6 3
H Q 9 8 6 5 2
D K J 7
C
Pellegrini
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 3
C 2
H 2
C 3
H 5
C 5
D K
D 7
S 4
H 6
Brenner
North
1 H
2 H
3 S
4 S


2nd
J
6
J
9
7
10
5
10
K
10
Ravenna
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
S 3
A
S 6
S 2
S 8
6
S 9
5
S A
Figueiredo
South
2 C
2 S
4 D



4th
A
4
4
K
3
A
2
S 10
J
K
Chagas
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D 6
H 2
C 2
H 5
C 3
H 6
C 5
H 8
Ventin
North
Pass
1 H
Dbl
3 S


2nd
J
2
J
6
7
9
10
10
D 5
Branco
East
Pass
2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
A
S 3
S 2
S 6
S J
S 8
S A
Lambardi
South
1 C
Pass
2 S
4 S


4th
A
4
4
4
3
K
K
A
S Q 10 7 4
H K 4 3
D 3 2
C Q 10 9 6
TableS 5
H J 10 7
D Q 10 9 8 5 4
C A K 4


Par +620
4 S NS
S A J 9 2
H A
D A 6
C J 8 7 5 3 2






Pass +121 H 288-1944 S South -1-1004 S South =+620


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 121 H NSPass NS
Case 67
Both Vul
S K 8 6 3
H Q 9 8 6 5 2
D K J 7
C
Drijver
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C A
H 2
C 3
D 7
C 5
H 5
C 7
H 9
D 6
H Q
D Q
Khokhlov
North
1 H
2 S


2nd
2
10
9
8
10
7
Q
D 10
3
S 5
C J
Brink
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
6
A
S 6
A
S 8
S 2
S K
S 9
K
C 8
S 7
Matushko
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
S 3
3
K
2
4
4
H J
K
4
S 4
J
Khiuppenen
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
C 2
H 2
C 3
H 5
D 6
H 6
S A
S J
H 8
C 10
Muller
North
Pass
3 H


2nd
7
6
10
9
7
2
J
4
7
D 9
Kholomeev
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
8
S 3
A
S 6
S 2
K
S 9
8
K
C 5
de Wijs
South
3 C
3 S


4th
A
4
4
K
3
4
K
5
D 5
S 10
S Q 10 7 4
H K 4 3
D 3 2
C Q 10 9 6
TableS 5
H J 10 7
D Q 10 9 8 5 4
C A K 4


Par +620
4 S NS
S A J 9 2
H A
D A 6
C J 8 7 5 3 2





1 H +111 H 299-1944 S North +1+6503 S South =+140


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 201 H NSPass NS
Case 68
Both Vul
S A K Q 3
H J 9 7 5 4
D 8 5
C 8 5
Groetheim
West

2 D
3 C
AP

Lead
C A
C Q
D 6
S 2
Dai
North
1 H
2 S
Pass


2nd
2
6
K
5
Tundal
East
2 C
Dbl
Pass


3rd
9
7
2
A
L.Yang
South
Dbl
Pass
3 S


4th
8
5
5
8
Zhuang
West

3 C
AP


Lead
D Q
C K
C Q
Brogeland
North
Pass
Dbl



2nd
5
2
6
W.Wang
East
2 C
3 NT



3rd
A
4
9
Lindqvist
South
Pass
4 S



4th
4
5
8
S 5
H K Q 2
D Q J 10 9 3 2
C 9 7 4
TableS 10 8
H 8 6 3
D A 6
C A K Q J 10 3


Par -130
4 C EW
S J 9 7 6 4 2
H A 10
D K 7 4
C 6 2
1 H +61 H 306-1943 S North =+1404 S South -1-100


2009 USBC Playoff, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 69
Both Vul
S K
H K Q 9 8 4
D K 9 7
C 10 7 6 4
Kamil
West

3 S



Lead
H Q
H 4
C 2
D 3
S 10
D 9
Rodwell
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
7
10
K
7
5
J
Fleisher
East
Pass
4 S



3rd
2
A
4
Q
4
S 3
Meckstroth
South
3 H
AP



4th
3
J
5
5
K
2
Hamman
West

1 S
3 D
4 S

Lead
H K
H Q
D 7
S 2
S 4
S 8
S J
Granovetter
North
Pass
Dbl
3 H
AP

2nd
7
10
Q
5
H 4
7
Zia
East
Pass
2 C
3 S


3rd
6
5
5
A
10
Q
Rubin
South
Pass
2 H
Pass


4th
3
J
2
K
3
H 8
S A Q J 6 4
H J 3
D 8 3 2
C A K Q
TableS 10 8 2
H 10 7
D A Q J 10 6 4
C 9 5


Par -650
5 S EW
S 9 7 5 3
H A 6 5 2
D 5
C J 8 3 2


1 H +131 H 321-1954 S West -1+1004 S West +1-650


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 H NSPass NS
Case 70
None Vul
S Q 4
H K Q 9 8 4
D A 5 2
C J 7 2
Boyd
West

Pass

Lead
S 10
H 4
H 10
H K
S 5
D 8
H 9
Garner
North
1 H
Pass

2nd
Q
5
6
A
A
7
D 4
Robinson
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
2
J
Q
C 3
K
A
C 4
H.Weinstein
South
1 NT


4th
3
2
3
7
4
6
Welland
West

Pass

Lead
S J
H 4
D 4
H K
H Q
C 2
S K
S 8
C J
C 10
Doub
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
A
8
3
5
6
4
7
S 9
Willenken
East
Pass
Dbl

3rd
2
J
Q
10
D 10
Q
5
C 7
3
Wildavsky
South
3 C
AP

4th
3
2
A
6
7
A
A
6
K
S K J 10 7
H 7 6 2
D Q 7 3
C A K 10
TableS 9 6 5 2
H A 5 3
D K J 9 6 4
C 6


Par -140
3 S EW
S A 8 3
H J 10
D 10 8
C Q 9 8 5 4 3



Pass +91 H 321-2041 NT South =+903 C× South =+470


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2009 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 71
None Vul
S 10 6
H K Q 10 7 2
D K Q 9
C J 9 5
Bates
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
H 5
S 2
S K
S 3
H K
H Q
D K
C K
C 2
Willenken
North
1 H
1 NT


2nd
5
3
8
10
C 9
4
9
2
J
6
Sontag
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
10
Q
5
7
8
D 3
5
4
H 2
Welland
South
1 S
2 C


4th
Q
A
6
4
J
6
J
A
A
D 4
Smith
West

1 C
2 S

Lead
H 8
S 2
S Q
S 3
H 4
H K
H 7
C 4
Chambers
North
Pass
1 H
AP

2nd
3
4
10
H 2
5
9
S 7
7
B.Cohen
East
Pass
1 S


3rd
10
K
5
A
J
D 3
C 2
K
Schermer
South
Pass
Pass


4th
A
6
8
J
Q
6
C 3
5
S K Q 3
H J 6 3
D A 8 7
C K 8 6 3
TableS A 9 7 5 2
H A 9 4
D J 4 2
C 10 4


Par -140
3 S West
S J 8 4
H 8 5
D 10 6 5 3
C A Q 7 2




1 H +21 H 323-2042 C South -1-502 S East =-110


2009 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 72
Both Vul
S J 8
H A K 9 8 4
D 8 6
C K 7 5 4
Willenken
West

Pass
2 NT
3 S

Lead
H 5
D Q
C 2
H 7
C A
C 9
S 7
S K
S Q
D J
Meltzer
North
1 H
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
J
K
4
2
6
Q
8
3
4
3
Welland
East
Dbl
2 S
3 C


3rd
A
A
10
4
3
S 6
A
D 2
D 7
10
Larsen
South
2 H
Pass
Pass


4th
S 5
6
J
S 10
5
7
2
J
D 8
Chambers
West

1 NT



Lead
S K
S A
S 10
C 4
D Q
D 2
C 8
D 7
C 7
B.Cohen
North
Pass
2 H



2nd
2
3
4
A
K
8
J
H 8
Schermer
East
1 S
Dbl



3rd
7
6
C 3
6
A
9
H 2
J
Smith
South
Pass
AP



4th
8
J
H 4
2
6
3
5
5
S 7 6
H J 10 6 3 2
D A 10 7 2
C 3 2
TableS A K Q 10 5
H
D Q J 9 4
C A 10 9 8


Par -630
4 NT West
S 9 4 3 2
H Q 7 5
D K 5 3
C Q J 6





1 H +81 H 331-2043 S East +1-1702 H× North -2-500


2009 USBC Round of 32, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 73
None Vul
S K 5 2
H A 7 5 3 2
D A 3
C 7 5 2
Mahaffey
West

4 S
AP


Lead
D 7
C 7
S 10
C K
H K
D 6
S J
S.McNamara
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
J
A
A
Q
J
K
K
Passell
East
1 S
Pass



3rd
A
3
3
2
2
3
6
M.McNamara
South
4 H
Dbl



4th
Q
6
5
9
8
8
4
Wolkowitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
H K
H 10
S K
S 5
Pszczola
North
Pass
2 C
Pass
4 H

2nd
2
J
Q
6
7
Yates
East
Pass
Pass
2 S
AP

3rd
Q
2
A
4
H 6
Lev
South
1 H
2 H
3 C


4th
A
8
S 10
8
J
S J 8 3
H Q J
D K J 10 9 4 2
C Q 6
TableS Q 10 9 7 6
H 8
D Q 8 5
C A 10 9 8


Par +450
5 H NS
S A 4
H K 10 9 6 4
D 7 6
C K J 4 3


Pass +31 H 331-2074 S× East -2+3004 H South =+420


2009 USBC Round of 32B, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 74
E-W Vul
S
H Q J 7 6 5
D Q J 8 7 6 2
C A 9
Levin
West

4 S
5 S
AP


Lead
D K
S 10
H A
H 3
S 2
C 3
C 5
D Q
Milgrim
North
1 H
5 D
6 H



2nd
4
7
6
7
6
9
4
10
Weinstein
East
1 S
5 H
6 S



3rd
2
Q
D 5
S 9
8
K
8
9
Aker
South
2 NT
Dbl
Dbl



4th
A
D 7
8
2
D 8
2
A
3
Johnson
West

1 H
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S 7
H A
H 3
S 10
H 4
D A
D 10
H K
Katz
North
Pass
2 S
Pass
5 D
Pass

2nd
Q
5
7
6
Q
9
K
10
Simson
East
1 C
Dbl
4 S
Pass
5 S

3rd
H 6
D 5
S A
J
S K
3
4
J
Jacobs
South
Pass
4 H
Pass
5 H
AP

4th
9
9
2
D 2
8
6
Q
S 2
S Q J 8 5 3
H A 10 4 3
D 4 3
C 8 3
TableS A K 10 9 4 2
H
D A 10 5
C K 10 6 5


Par -500
6 H× NS -3
S 7 6
H K 9 8 2
D K 9
C Q J 7 4 2




1 H +131 H 344-2076 S× East -1+2005 S East =-650


2009 USBC Semifinal B, Segment 61 H NSPass NS
Case 75
E-W Vul
S A 5 4
H K 9 8 4 2
D 10
C Q 9 7 2
Hamman
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C 10
D A
D K
S J
C 9
H A
H 10
Welland
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
A
10
S 4
2
J
3
6
Zia
East
Pass
4 S


3rd
2
9
S 10
6
S 8
2
K
Willenken
South
4 H
Dbl


4th
3
2
3
A
4
5
J
Smith
West

3 NT
4 S

Lead
D 10
D K
S 3
H 2
C 10
S 6
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
9
S 4
2
5
A
5
B.Cohen
East
Pass
4 H


3rd
2
S 9
Q
A
7
10
Rodwell
South
3 D
Pass


4th
A
7
A
3
3
8
S Q 7 6
H Q 6 3
D A K 8 4
C A K 4
TableS K J 10 9 3
H J 5
D 9
C J 8 6 5 3


Par -140
3 S EW
S 8 2
H A 10 7
D Q J 7 6 5 3 2
C 10

1 H +31 H 347-2074 S× East -1+2004 S West -1+100


2009 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 61 H NSPass NS
Case 76
E-W Vul
S A 5 2
H K 10 9 8 4
D Q 10
C Q 4 2
Kamil
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D 6
C A
C 6
H Q
D 2
S 4
H 5
S A
S 5
D 5
X.Shi
North
1 H
2 NT
4 H



2nd
A
2
4
A
S 3
K
6
10
Q
Fleisher
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
H 2
9
K
3
Q
6
10
D 4
H J
D.Yang
South
2 D
3 H




4th
10
7
10
4
K
2
S 8
7
9
Gu
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D 6
C A
C 8
D K
S 9
H A
Granovetter
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT
4 H
AP

2nd
9
2
4
A
5
6
J.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
H 3
3
K
H 2
4
8
Rubin
South
1 D
2 D
3 H
Pass


4th
10
7
10
Q
K
Q
S J 9 7 6 3
H 7 6 3 2
D
C A J 8 6
TableS Q 10 8 4
H Q
D K J 6 3
C K 9 5 3


Par -100
4 H× NS -1
S K
H A J 5
D A 9 8 7 5 4 2
C 10 7






1 H +21 H 349-2074 H North -1-504 H× North -1-100


2009 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 77
None Vul
S A J 10
H A Q 6 5 4
D 10 8 5
C 7 3
Gold
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
C A
C 4
D 3
S 8
S J
Duboin
North
1 H
Pass
2 S


2nd
5
3
7
S 3
4
9
Townsend
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
10
S 2
J
A
7
Sementa
South
1 S
Dbl
4 S


4th
2
5
2
8
5
C 6
Lindqvist
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D J
S 7
S 10
C 3
D K
H 10
H 2
C 7
Rosenthal
North
Pass
3 C
4 H


2nd
5
8
4
5
10
10
4
8
Brogeland
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
9
A
6
K
6
7
A
Silverstein
South
1 S
3 H
4 S


4th
2
S 3
2
C 4
A
C 2
J
3
S 4
H 10 9 8
D A K J
C A J 9 8 6 4
TableS Q 9 5 2
H 7 3
D Q 9 7 6 4 3
C 10


Par +100
4 D× EW -1
S K 8 7 6 3
H K J 2
D 2
C K Q 5 2




1 H +101 H 359-2074 S South =+4204 S South -1-50


2008 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 78
None Vul
S 9 5
H A 9 8 7 4
D 7
C A J 10 8 2
Helness
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H K
D 7
S 4
D 5
H 4
C 7
H 7
Sementa
North
1 H
2 C


2nd
A
3
5
6
5
3
6
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
4
2
S 9
S 8
A
C 4
Duboin
South
1 S
2 S


4th
2
8
6
2
10
5
J
Fantoni
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
S Q
H 3
H Q
C J
Molberg
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass

2nd
3
2
A
5
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
3 NT

3rd
9
K
6
7
Aa
South
2 D
2 S
AP

4th
K
4
C 4
K
S 4 3
H K Q J 10
D A J 8 6
C K 6 3
TableS K 10 7 2
H 6 5 3
D K Q 3 2
C Q 5


Par +110
3 C NS
S A Q J 8 6
H 2
D 10 9 5 4
C 9 7 4

1 H +111 H 370-2082 S South =+1103 NT East =-400


2008 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 51 H NSPass NS
Case 79
N-S Vul
S 5 3
H A K 7 6 5
D K 9 8 2
C 7 3
Westra
West

Pass


Lead
S Q
C 10
C 9
D 4
Elinescu
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
A
7
J
K
Ramondt
East
3 C



3rd
3
Q
K
7
Wladow
South
Pass



4th
2
5
3
3
Gromoeller
West

1 C
2 NT

Lead
H A
H 5
H 9
H 6
H 7
D K
Muller
North
Pass
1 H
Pass

2nd
2
J
10
D 5
D 7
Q
Kirmse
East
Pass
2 H
3 NT

3rd
4
Q
K
S Q
D 6
3
de Wijs
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
3
8
S 2
D 4
S 8
S A K 8 4
H 10 8 3
D A 10 4
C K 10 2
TableS 7 2
H J 2
D Q 7 5
C A Q 9 8 6 4


Par -130
4 C EW
S Q J 10 9 6
H Q 9 4
D J 6 3
C J 5
Pass +51 H 370-2133 C East +1-1303 NT West -1+50


2008 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 80
None Vul
S 9 5
H A 9 8 7 4
D 7
C A J 10 8 2
Gromoeller
West

Pass

Lead
D K
D 2
H A
S 5
D 9
S 9
S A
H 4
S 6
H 9
D 10
H 7
Ju.Hackett
North
1 H
2 C

2nd
4
5
5
2
A
7
C 3
3
C K
6
J
Kirmse
East
Pass
AP

3rd
6
8
2
Q
C 8
J
C 10
C 7
C A
C 4
C J
Ja.Hackett
South
1 S


4th
7
C 2
K
3
3
4
10
10
K
Q
Q
Sandqvist
West

Dbl

Lead
H K
D 7
S 2
D 4
H 4
C 9
H 7
C 7
D K
Wladow
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
Q
6
8
5
K
6
3
9
Malinowski
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
5
3
S 9
S 8
A
S J
J
J
Elinescu
South
2 S
Pass

4th
2
6
5
2
Q
5
10
Q
S 4 3
H K Q J 10
D A J 8 6
C K 6 3
TableS K 10 7 2
H 6 5 3
D K Q 3 2
C Q 5


Par +110
3 C NS
S A Q J 8 6
H 2
D 10 9 5 4
C 9 7 4





Pass +81 H 370-2212 C North +3+1502 S× South =+470


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2008 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 51 H NSPass NS
Case 81
N-S Vul
S 10 3
H K 9 7 4 2
D K 9 4
C K Q 3
Sementa
West

Dbl
Dbl
Dbl
Pass

Lead
D 8
H 5
D K
D 4
S 2
C 4
S 5
Tundal
North
1 H
4 H
Pass
Pass
5 H

2nd
A
3
5
3
7
H 6
A
Duboin
East
2 C
Pass
4 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
C 9
H 8
10
7
3
Groetheim
South
4 C
Pass
5 D
Rdbl


4th
9
C 2
2
6
J
3
4
Helness
West

4 C
AP



Lead
C 5
S J
S 7
C 2
H 2
Fantoni
North
Pass
Dbl




2nd
K
K
10
S 5
Helgemo
East
3 C
Pass




3rd
A
A
Q
7
Nunes
South
3 S
4 H




4th
9
3
2
Q
S A 7
H A J 3
D Q J 7 6 2
C J 7 5
TableS Q J 4
H
D 10 8 5 3
C A 10 8 6 4 2


Par -130
4 D EW
S K 9 8 6 5 2
H Q 10 8 6 5
D A
C 9



Pass +31 H 370-2245 H North -2-2004 H South -1-100


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 82
N-S Vul
S J 7 6
H Q J 9 8 4
D K 6 3
C A 10
Rosenberg
West

Pass
3 S

Lead
H 2
S 6
C 5
S 7
C 4
S Q
C Q
G.Wolpert
North
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
7
5
A
K
6
J
K
Zia
East
2 C
2 S


3rd
J
3
2
4
S 10
A
D 2
Spector
South
2 H
Pass


4th
6
8
3
2
10
C 7
H 4
Grue
West

2 S
4 S

Lead
H Q
H 8
C Q
S 7
D A
D 2
S K
S 9
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
A
3
5
3
6
4
Cheek
East
2 D
3 C


3rd
2
3
5
3
8
S A
2
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass


4th
7
10
A
8
4
J
6
S Q 10 8 2
H 10 7
D A 10 9 7 5 2
C 5
TableS A K 9 5
H A 6 5
D 8
C Q J 9 4 2


Par -420
4 S EW
S 4 3
H K 3 2
D Q J 4
C K 8 7 6 3


1 H +71 H 377-2243 S East =-1404 S West =-420


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 83
Both Vul
S J 3 2
H A K 8 6 2
D 10 9 2
C K 2
Weinstein
West

Pass

Lead
D K
S K
S 6
S 10
C A
Cheek
North
1 H
3 H

2nd
J
5
7
3
Levin
East
2 C
AP

3rd
7
4
A
H 3
Grue
South
3 D


4th
9
2
J
8
Gitelman
West

Pass

Lead
S 7
D K
D A
D 4
D 7
D 5
C 3
C A
Zia
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
J
H 4
S Q
H 2
H 6
2
9
Moss
East
1 NT


3rd
J
3
8
Q
6
H 3
Q
5
Rosenberg
South
Pass


4th
K
2
9
10
H 7
S 5
7
K
S A 10 4
H 10 9
D Q 8 7 5 3
C 10 5 3
TableS K 6
H 5 3
D A K 6 4
C A Q 8 6 4


Par -130
4 D EW
S Q 9 8 7 5
H Q J 7 4
D J
C J 9 7

1 H +21 H 379-2243 H North -1-1001 NT East +3-180


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 84
Both Vul
S J 3 2
H A K 8 6 2
D 10 9 2
C K 2
Cohler
West

3 C
AP

Lead
D A
H 3
H 2
S 9
S 6
C 3
Hamman
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
J
4
5
4
5
2
Baze
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
8
9
Q
2
A
Q
Compton
South
2 H
3 H


4th
2
K
10
K
3
7
Meckstroth
West

Pass


Lead
S 9
D K
D A
D 4
D 8
D 7
C 10
C Q
Lev
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
10
J
H 7
C 7
S 3
H 8
K
J
Rodwell
East
1 NT



3rd
J
3
5
Q
6
C 6
A
3
Pszczola
South
Pass



4th
K
2
9
10
H 4
S 5
9
2
S A 10 4
H 10 9
D Q 8 7 5 3
C 10 5 3
TableS K 6
H 5 3
D A K 6 4
C A Q 8 6 4


Par -130
4 D EW
S Q 9 8 7 5
H Q J 7 4
D J
C J 9 7


1 H +41 H 383-2243 H North -1-1001 NT East +5-240


2008 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 85
None Vul
S K 8
H Q 7 4 3 2
D 9 8 3 2
C A J
Helness
West

2 S
4 S
AP

Lead
C 2
D 2
D J
S 5
D 6
S K
H 2
C K
J.Lall
North
1 H
3 D
Dbl


2nd
A
5
S 2
A
S 4
10
6
Helgemo
East
Pass
3 H
Pass


3rd
6
K
3
3
8
C 10
K
Bathurst
South
2 D
4 H
5 D


4th
3
Q
A
8
C 4
6
A
Allegaert
West

1 S
4 S
AP

Lead
S J
H 5
C 2
S K
C J
H K
H 8
D 8
Bates
North
Pass
2 H
Dbl


2nd
A
A
A
5
5
J
S 4
5
Shivdasani
East
Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
2
2
8
C 10
H 10
3
Q
4
Sontag
South
1 D
4 H
5 H


4th
8
6
3
3
7
9
C 6
Q
S Q 9 7 6 4 3 2
H A J
D Q
C K 7 2
TableS J 10 5
H 9 6
D A 5
C Q 9 8 6 5 4


Par +100
4 S× EW -1
S A
H K 10 8 5
D K J 10 7 6 4
C 10 3



1 H +101 H 393-2245 D South =+4005 H North -1-50


2007 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 86
E-W Vul
S Q 9 7 4
H 10 7 6 4 3
D A K Q
C 8
Rosenberg
West

Pass



Lead
D 10
H 7
S 6
D 4
H 4
D 7
Groetheim
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
3
K
2
K
9
8
Zia
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
2
K
2
Q
Q
Tundal
South
4 H




4th
A
5
7
6
J
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
D 3
D K
D A
S 4
D J
H 8
C 5
C 6
H A
S 8
C 3
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
1 D
1 S


2nd
8
4
2
C 4
6
C 7
5
J
H 7
2
2
S 9
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
Q
6
9
A
H 3
4
K
10
J
K
S 10
Garner
South
1 C
1 H
1 NT


4th
A
10
5
8
3
H 9
K
H 6
9
10
7
D 7
S K 5 3
H J 5
D 8 5 4
C K 7 6 3 2
TableS J 10 8 6
H A K 9
D 10 2
C Q 10 5 4


Par +420
4 H NS
S A 2
H Q 8 2
D J 9 7 6 3
C A J 9








1 H +81 H 401-2244 H North =+4201 NT South =+90


2007 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 61 H NSPass NS
Case 87
None Vul
S 9
H K 10 8 7 5 3 2
D
C A Q 6 3 2
Muller
West

3 S
AP

Lead
S A
C 5
D A
D K
Brogeland
North
1 H
4 H


2nd
9
2
4
Q
de Wijs
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
3
10
H 2
H 3
Saelensminde
South
3 D
5 D


4th
7
K
5
Helness
West

Pass


Lead
D 4
D A
D K
Brink
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
H 2
Q
Helgemo
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
10
H 3
Drijver
South
6 D



4th
J
5
S A J 8 2
H A Q 4
D Q 4
C 8 7 5 4
TableS Q 10 6 5 4 3
H J 9 6
D 10 8 5
C 10


Par +800
6 S× EW -4
S K 7
H
D A K J 9 7 6 3 2
C K J 9
Pass +111 H 401-2355 D South +1+4206 D South +1+940


2007 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 51 H NSPass NS
Case 88
Both Vul
S A K 9 4
H K 8 7 5 3
D 8 5 4
C 9
Duboin
West

2 C
3 S
Pass

Lead
C 9
C 3
C K
C Q
S 2
D 9
H Q
H 2
H A
D 10
S 3
S A
Holman
North
1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
7
H 5
D 8
4
A
3
7
D 2
K
K
10
Bocchi
East
Pass
2 NT
3 NT
4 C

3rd
5
A
D 6
D 7
Q
C 4
10
J
9
C 6
6
D 3
Cope
South
1 S
Pass
Dbl
AP

4th
2
H 8
8
10
5
4
4
6
K
5
7
8
Apteker
West

2 C
3 C
Pass

Lead
C A
H 2
D 9
H 6
D 10
C 7
Versace
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
Pass

2nd
9
3
A
9
K
6
Gower
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
3
10
C 2
5
C 4
D 8
Lauria
South
1 D
2 D
3 D
AP

4th
5
4
4
J
5
J
S J 8 3 2
H Q 9 2
D
C A K Q 6 4 2
TableS Q 10 6
H A J 10
D J 10 9 7 6
C J 3


Par -140
3 S EW
S 7 5
H 6 4
D A K Q 3 2
C 10 8 7 5








1 H +21 H 403-2354 C West +1-1503 D× South -1-200


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 61 H NSPass NS
Case 89
N-S Vul
S 4 3
H A K 9 8 6
D Q J 7 4 3
C 9
Hamman
West

3 C
AP


Lead
C A
D 8
H 2
H K
H 6
D 2
Villas-Boas
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
5
A
3
5
J
K
H.Lall
East
Pass
5 C



3rd
2
6
A
7
Q
3
Chagas
South
2 S
5 H



4th
9
4
4
C 3
C 4
5
Brenner
West

2 C
6 C
7 C

Lead
S 4
H 7
S 3
S 7
C 2
D 5
Freeman
North
Pass
2 H
6 H
Dbl

2nd
J
3
10
C K
9
2
Figueiredo
East
Pass
4 C
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
K
H 6
A
K
Nickell
South
1 S
5 C
Pass


4th
6
4
2
5
5
S 6 2
H 3
D K 10 6
C K Q 10 8 4 3 2
TableS J 10 9 5
H J 5 4
D 8 5
C A J 7 6


Par +500
6 C× EW -3
S A K Q 8 7
H Q 10 7 2
D A 9 2
C 5

Pass +41 H 403-2395 H North =+6507 C× West -4+800


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 171 H NSPass NS
Case 90
N-S Vul
S
H K Q 5 3 2
D 10 8 6
C K Q 6 5 2
H.Weinstein
West

2 S
4 S
AP

Lead
D 6
C 10
S 8
S K
S Q
D K
H 4
Duboin
North
1 H
Pass
5 D


2nd
7
J
3
C 2
C 5
10
K
Garner
East
Pass
3 H
5 S


3rd
A
Q
A
4
6
C 3
A
Bocchi
South
1 S
4 D
Dbl


4th
9
A
D 8
9
J
5
8
Nunes
West

Pass



Lead
S A
H K
D 7
D 9
H Q
H 2
D A
Zia
North
Pass
5 D



2nd
D 6
A
2
10
6
9
S 2
Fantoni
East
Pass
AP



3rd
8
8
K
C 3
S 9
D J
H 3
Rosenberg
South
3 D




4th
3
J
8
3
4
7
S 4
S A K Q 5 2
H J 7 4
D K 9
C J 7 4
TableS 10 8 7 6 4
H A 10 9 6
D 7
C A 9 3


Par -200
5 D× NS -1
S J 9 3
H 8
D A Q J 5 4 3 2
C 10 8


1 H +71 H 410-2395 S× West -1+1005 D South -2-200


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2007 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 91
None Vul
S K 8 7 5
H J 8 7 4 2
D A K 10
C 9
Nilsson
West

Pass
4 S

Lead
S 9
H 4
C 4
C A
S 8
C 7
D 4
S 7
H A
H 6
Rodwell
North
1 H
Pass
Dbl

2nd
6
K
3
S 5
3
H 2
3
4
7
8
Wrang
East
Pass
2 S
AP

3rd
K
3
Q
2
D 6
5
K
D J
9
S 10
Meckstroth
South
2 H
3 H


4th
2
5
9
6
Q
J
7
A
10
Q
H.Lall
West

1 D
Dbl

Lead
S 9
S Q
H 4
C A
S 6
S J
C 4
D J
D A
C 5
H 6
H-Welland
North
Pass
1 H
Pass

2nd
A
K
9
9
7
D 4
K
Q
S 4
6
8
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
4 S

3rd
5
3
Q
2
10
H 5
7
K
6
Q
K
Sementa
South
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
2
H 10
A
3
D 2
8
H 2
7
3
H 7
3
S A Q 6
H A 6 5
D Q 8 5 3
C A Q 7
TableS J 10 4 3 2
H K 9
D 7
C 10 8 5 4 2


Par -140
3 S EW
S 9
H Q 10 3
D J 9 6 4 2
C K J 6 3





1 H +51 H 415-2394 S× East -2+3004 S East -2+100


2007 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 92
None Vul
S 2
H J 8 7 6 3
D A
C A 10 7 5 4 3
Dubinin
West

4 D
Pass

Lead
S A
D 7
C 7
S J
C 3
S 10
H 3
D 9
Ao
North
1 H
5 C
Pass

2nd
5
8
9
7
S 4
Q
5
4
Gromov
East
1 S
5 D
Dbl

3rd
6
Q
K
C 5
J
C 10
A
J.Wang
South
2 H
6 C
AP

4th
2
A
Q
3
D 2
8
2
Chechelashvili
West

3 NT


Lead
S 5
S 7
S 3
D K
C A
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
H 3
J
A
9
Gu
East
1 S
4 S


3rd
2
A
Q
3
2
Balicki
South
Pass
AP


4th
4
10
C 3
8
Q
S Q 9 7 6
H Q 9 2
D K Q J 4 2
C Q
TableS A K 8 4 3
H K 5
D 10 7 6 5 3
C 9


Par +300
6 D× EW -2
S J 10 5
H A 10 4
D 9 8
C K J 8 6 2


1 H +81 H 423-2396 C× North -1-1004 S East =-420


2007 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 93
None Vul
S K J 10
H A 8 6 4 2
D 7 5
C K 6 5
Dubinin
West

2 C
3 C

Lead
S J
H 6
C 9
H A
H 8
S 7
C A
Lair
North
1 H
Dbl
AP

2nd
2
7
K
K
C Q
3
5
Gromov
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
5
J
3
3
S 6
C 4
D 6
Mahaffey
South
1 S
2 S


4th
4
Q
2
5
9
10
8
Zhao
West

1 H
1 NT

Lead
H 4
D Q
C 7
H K
C 3
H 9
C K
S K
S J
S 6
Balicki
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
7
5
6
3
8
A
S 2
7
Q
C 10
Fu
East
1 D
1 S


3rd
J
6
Q
5
A
D 8
D 3
3
A
10
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
2
2
6
5
S 5
9
4
C 4
9
S 4
H Q 10 9 5
D Q 10
C A J 10 9 7 4
TableS Q 9 7 2
H K 7
D A J 9 8 6
C Q 3


Par -100
3 S× NS -1
S A 8 6 5 3
H J 3
D K 4 3 2
C 8 2




Pass +41 H 423-2433 C West =-1101 NT West -1+50


2007 USBC Semifinal, Segment 21 H NSPass NS
Case 94
E-W Vul
S 10 6
H Q 8 5 4 3
D 10 6
C A K Q 2
Meckstroth
West

3 S
AP

Lead
S K
S A
C J
H 3
H K
C 8
D 6
Baze
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
4
5
4
7
D 2
3
3
Rodwell
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
2
7
7
A
4
K
K
Cohler
South
2 S
4 H


4th
6
10
A
J
2
10
A
Kranyak
West

2 S
4 S

Lead
D Q
D J
S 7
S J
D 2
H 2
C 4
C K
Nickell
North
Pass
4 H
5 C

2nd
K
10
6
10
H 3
K
3
J
Bramley
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
A
3
3
8
C 9
J
A
Freeman
South
2 H
Pass


4th
6
5
4
5
H 6
4
10
S J 7 2
H J
D A J 9 8 7 4 2
C 7 3
TableS A K Q 9 8 3
H 7 2
D Q 3
C J 10 9


Par -300
5 H× NS -2
S 5 4
H A K 10 9 6
D K 5
C 8 6 5 4


1 H +31 H 426-2434 H North -1-505 C North -3-150


2007 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 11 H NSPass NS
Case 95
E-W Vul
S 10 9 6
H A K 10 9 5 3
D 9 8
C K 7
H-Welland
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
C 2
H A
H K
D 8
D A
D 3
H 3
D 4
S 4
H 7
S A
Jacobus
North
1 H
2 H
3 S
4 S

2nd
7
K
J
8
7
J
C 8
D K
C Q
3
9
8
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
4
C J
D 2
Q
9
S 6
S 2
S 10
K
S 7
H 5
O'Rourke
South
1 S
3 D
4 D


4th
3
5
6
4
5
6
10
2
S Q
9
S J
C 9
Greco
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H 2
S A
S 3
C 2
H A
H K
C 4
D 2
C Q
D 9
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
3 H



2nd
9
8
K
K
8
S Q
S 5
J
S 10
7
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
J
6
9
6
C 5
C J
8
8
9
Q
Balicki
South
1 S
4 S



4th
S 2
4
7
3
4
6
7
6
D 3
5
S K 8
H Q 7 6 4 2
D J 5
C A Q 8 2
TableS Q 7 4
H J 8
D K 10 7 6
C 10 9 6 4


Par +420
4 S NS
S A J 5 3 2
H
D A Q 4 3 2
C J 5 3








1 H +101 H 436-2434 S South =+4204 S South -1-50


2006 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 96
Both Vul
S A 10
H J 10 9 7 4
D K J 10 7
C Q 4
Sontag
West

Pass

Lead
D A
S 3
S 10
C K
S J
H 3
C 3
H 9
D 2
H J
S 9
Boyd
North
1 H
2 D

2nd
3
2
Q
A
4
A
Q
6
J
Q
C 9
Bates
East
Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
6
2
H 4
7
7
5
8
D Q
H 10
Robinson
South
1 S


4th
7
A
8
4
5
2
6
K
6
8
Stewart
West

1 NT

Lead
H 10
C 3
C 5
D K
C 7
S 7
D J
D 7
Feldman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
4
10
A
A
8
8
S 5
Woolsey
East
1 D
Pass

3rd
5
J
2
3
9
A
6
Q
Bramley
South
Pass
Pass

4th
A
6
Q
5
H 4
3
2
4
S K 8 4
H A K 8
D 9 5 4 2
C 9 3 2
TableS Q 5 3
H Q 6 2
D A 8
C K J 8 7 5


Par -90
2 C EW
S J 9 7 6 2
H 5 3
D Q 6 3
C A 10 6




1 H +61 H 442-2432 D North +1+1101 NT West +1-120


2006 USBC Round of 16, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 97
E-W Vul
S K J 8 7
H K Q 9 7 5 4 3
D 4
C 3
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S 2
H Q
H 5
C 7
C 5
H 9
Baze
North
1 H
2 H
3 H
4 H

2nd
Q
K
6
8
3
10
J
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
D 6
D 7
K
H 3
D 9
Willenken
South
2 D
3 D
4 D


4th
7
C 2
2
10
A
4
D 2
Wooldridge
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
S 2
D A
D K
Reisig
North
Pass
2 S
3 S


2nd
3
7
2
5
Hurd
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
9
4
H 3
Garozzo
South
2 C
3 D
3 NT


4th
2
Q
3
H 6
S A 6 3 2
H 10 2
D 10 8 5 2
C Q 10 7
TableS 10 9 5 4
H A J 8 6
D 3
C K J 8 4


Par +140
3 H NS
S Q
H
D A K Q J 9 7 6
C A 9 6 5 2


Pass +101 H 442-2534 H North -1-503 NT South =+400


2006 USBC Round of 32, Segment 51 H NSPass NS
Case 98
None Vul
S Q 5
H K 9 8 6 5
D Q 8 4
C A 8 7
Fout
West

4 S
AP

Lead
H A
C J
S A
H J
D 3
C 9
H Q
C K
D 8
D 2
S 7
S J
S.Cohen
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
10
3
3
4
4
6
2
A
10
K
Q
6
Roman
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
5
7
2
S 10
9
8
S 9
5
A
Q
K
D 6
Compton
South
2 NT
Dbl


4th
3
Q
5
6
J
10
8
4
5
C 2
4
H 9
Hayden
West

1 S


Lead
H 5
D J
D 3
S 5
H Q
C 7
Ehlers
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
K
Q
A
2
2
Onstott
East
1 C
2 S


3rd
A
4
10
4
C 6
9
Rengstorff
South
Pass
AP


4th
10
9
2
2
K
K
S 10 9 7 2
H 10
D K 7 6 5 3
C K 6 3
TableS A K J 8
H Q J 3
D 10 9
C Q 10 5 2


Par -140
3 S EW
S 6 4 3
H A 7 4 2
D A J 2
C J 9 4







1 H +71 H 449-2534 S× East -1+1002 S West +2-170


2006 Spingold Round of 64, Segment 31 H NSPass NS
Case 99
N-S Vul
S K
H A 8 6 4
D K J 10 5 2
C 9 6 3
Schwartz
West

Pass


Lead
C K
C Q
C J
D 7
H 2
H 4
H K
H 7
Scott
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
2
5
9
J
J
Q
9
10
Becker
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
8
Q
A
5
S 4
S 6
Apfel
South
3 H



4th
3
6
7
A
3
S 2
6
8
Saxe
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
C 3
H 3
D J
D 6
D 5
C 5
S 3
Krekorian
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
K
10
8
4
Q
J
K
T.Smith
East
1 D
1 NT


3rd
2
J
A
K
S 9
9
Casen
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
A
3
9
7
8
S 10 6 5 4 3 2
H J
D 7 4 3
C A J 4
TableS J 8 7
H K Q 7 3
D Q 9 8
C K Q 8


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A Q 9
H 10 9 5 2
D A 6
C 10 7 5 2


Pass +41 H 449-2573 H North -1-1002 S West -1+50


2006 Spingold Round of 64, Segment 41 H NSPass NS
Case 100
E-W Vul
S 4
H A 9 6 4 3
D A Q 8
C 9 5 4 2
Sadek
West

1 NT



Lead
H 4
S 2
S 3
S 8
C 10
H 8
D A
C 5
Saxe
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
7
4
7
H 6
A
A
3
8
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
K
Q
J
2
10
10
Q
T.Smith
South
1 S
Pass



4th
K
6
H 9
A
6
5
2
Ospeck
West

1 D
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
C 5
S 2
C 3
H 8
H 7
C 9
H J
S Q
Casen
North
Pass
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
6
4
K
3
2
D 3
4
Nussbaum
East
Pass
1 S
3 D


3rd
Q
K
2
Q
K
7
10
Krekorian
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
A
8
5
A
J
S 6
S Q 8 2
H K J 8
D K J 7 2
C A K J
TableS K J 10 5 3
H Q 10 7
D 9 4 3
C 8 6


Par -300
4 C× NS -2
S A 9 7 6
H 5 2
D 10 6 5
C Q 10 7 3



1 H +131 H 462-2571 NT West -2+2003 NT West =-600

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