Main   Data 9X05 by Richard Pavlicek  

One Notrump vs Pass

First seat, any HCP

A total of 188 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 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 1
E-W Vul
S Q 10 9 4 3 2
H 4 2
D 8 5 4
C 5 4
Levin
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
H 10
C 2
H A
H 7
H J
D 9
S K
C K
C Q
Passell
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
5
4
3
9
D 2
C 6
A
8
7
D 5
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
Q
8
5
3
S 6
S 7
6
4
A
10
Jacobus
South
3 NT


4th
2
K
8
S 2
S 3
S 9
4
A
4
Dwyer
West

3 NT

Lead
C 6
H Q
D K
D A
Katz
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
2
6
10
Ekeblad
East
1 NT
Pass

3rd
5
6
4
8
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass

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


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



1 NT +81 NT 9-13 NT North -5-2503 NT East =-600


2014 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 2
None Vul
S 10 4 2
H K Q 7
D 10 5 4 3
C Q 8 7
Hampson
West

2 H
AP


Lead
S 2
H 8
C 7
S 5
D A
D 7
S J
C K
C 2
H A
H 5
Fleisher
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
3
9
A
7
4
3
8
J
H 10
7
K
Greco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
Q
6
K
9
H 6
D 8
9
H J
C 3
C 4
Martel
South
2 C
Dbl



4th
Q
2
10
4
2
6
10
8
Q
4
D J
Willenken
West

1 NT
2 H
3 NT

Lead
D 5
C 9
D J
S K
D 6
D 4
S Q
C 10
Bathurst
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
9
8
Q
10
8
H 2
2
Rosenberg
East
Pass
2 C
3 C


3rd
K
2
3
5
10
2
6
Moss
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -420
4 H West
S A 9 8 7
H 10 8 4
D K J 6 2
C J 6






Pass +41 NT 9-52 H× West +1-5703 NT West +1-430


2014 USBC Round of 16, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 3
E-W Vul
S K J 6 2
H J 4
D J 5 2
C A 10 9 8
Jacobus
West

Pass


Lead
H 9
C 5
H 6
H 5
S 10
H 7
C 2
C 6
Woolsey
North
1 NT



2nd
2
8
3
D 2
5
D 6
9
Passell
East
Pass



3rd
Q
Q
K
10
6
8
K
Stewart
South
Pass



4th
4
3
J
A
Q
S 2
J
Koneru
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
C 7
H 6
S 3
H 9
S 6
C 4
C 10
S 7
C 9
Coren
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
2
8
A
5
3
8
A
K
C 5
H 7
Krekorian
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
Q
5
J
K
10
6
S 4
K
D 6
Kamil
South
1 D
2 S


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S 10 7 4 3
H A 3 2
D A K 7 6
C J 3




Pass +4Even 9-91 NT North -1-502 S North =+110


2014 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 4
E-W Vul
S J 8 7 6
H J 4 3
D A J 6 3
C A 8
Rodwell
West

Pass
Dbl
3 NT

Lead
D 3
C 3
H 2
S 2
H 6
D 6
H 10
S 4
D 4
D A
C A
S J
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Rdbl
2 D
AP

2nd
5
8
5
6
7
Q
8
7
C 5
S 3
2
C 4
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
K
K
9
2
Q
Q
J
10
10
9
Nunes
South
Pass
2 C
Pass


4th
K
9
4
5
J
8
3
A
7
C 6
7
10
Helness
West

2 H



Lead
H 5
D K
H 4
D 8
D 7
C 3
C 8
C 2
H 8
S K
D 10
Levin
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
K
A
6
3
9
A
K
Q
C 7
A
Helgemo
East
1 H
Pass



3rd
3
5
7
Q
H Q
4
10
6
J
2
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -140
3 H West
S A 9 5
H 8 7 5
D 10 9 4 2
C Q 10 9








1 NT +91 NT 18-93 NT West -3+3002 H East =-110


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 161 NT NSPass NS
Case 5
Both Vul
S K 9 2
H K J 9
D A 5 3
C K 10 6 5
Furuta
West

2 D

Lead
D 3
H 2
D A
D 5
H 3
C 5
S J
H 4
D J
Verhees
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
K
8
9
Q
5
4
K
A
C 7
D.Chen
East
2 C
Pass

3rd
7
10
4
8
7
J
A
Q
C 6
v.Prooijen
South
Pass
Pass

4th
2
J
6
C 3
9
Q
7
K
10
Drijver
West

2 D

Lead
D 3
Takayama
North
Pass
Pass
Brink
East
Pass
Pass
Kaku
South
Pass
Pass
S J 10 5
H Q 10 7
D 6 2
C A Q 9 7 3
TableS A Q 8 3
H 6 4 3 2
D K Q 10 9
C 4


Par -110
2 S EW
S 7 6 4
H A 8 5
D J 8 7 4
C J 8 2


Pass +51 NT 20-142 D West =-902 D West -1+100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 6
None Vul
S Q 8
H 10 8 6 5
D A K J 8 6
C 3 2
G.Wolpert
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
S 3
H Q
C 4
H A
Multon
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
2
5
3
8
6
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
Q
9
K
4
Zimmermann
South
4 S



4th
A
K
5
3
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S J
S 10
Weinstein
North
Pass
1 NT
4 S

2nd
Q
7
9
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
8
H 5
Levin
South
1 S
2 S


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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A J 10 6 3 2
H 3
D Q 5
C A J 8 5
Pass +21 NT 20-164 S South =+4204 S South +2+480


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 71 NT NSPass NS
Case 7
N-S Vul
S K 10 5
H 10 4 3
D J 10 3 2
C A K 4
Kamil
West

Pass
3 S

Lead
H A
S 8
Rehder
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
9
Fleisher
East
Dbl
3 C
4 C

3rd
10
Gromoeller
South
2 S
3 H
AP

4th
9
Smirnov
West

Pass


Lead
H A
S 8
Willenken
North
Pass
2 C


2nd
2
6
Piekarek
East
1 C
3 C


3rd
3
5
Rosenberg
South
1 S
AP


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


Par -110
3 C EW
S 8 7 4 3 2
H A K 6 5
D Q 9 8 6
C
1 NT +41 NT 24-164 C East -1+503 C East =-110


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 161 NT NSPass NS
Case 8
None Vul
S A 10 8
H 10 6
D A J 7
C Q 10 7 5 4
Mazurkiewicz
West

2 S



Lead
H 10
D Q
H 6
H 9
D 4
D 5
C 5
C 3
S Q
C 10
S 6
S 7
Tobing
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
7
A
Q
5
K
J
A
K
A
J
5
10
Jassem
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
2
K
C 4
7
10
2
S 4
2
H 2
K
C 6
Asbi
South
2 D
Pass



4th
A
3
4
8
8
C 8
D 6
7
3
D 9
8
J
George
West

1 S
2 D
AP

Lead
S K
H 10
S Q
S 4
H Q
C 2
D 2
S 9
C 5
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
Dbl
2 S


2nd
A
8
8
10
K
D 5
3
C 4
9
Karwur
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
3
6
C 3
5
Q
Q
D 8
K
Balicki
South
1 H
2 C
3 C


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


Par -100
3 NT× NS -1
S J 5 3
H K J 9 3 2
D 4 3
C K 8 2








1 NT +41 NT 28-162 S West -1+503 C South -2-100


2013 USBC Final, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 9
E-W Vul
S K
H K 7 3
D 6 5 2
C J 7 6 5 4 3
Kranyak
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 10
C 10
D K
S 2
H K
H 7
H 8
S A
S Q
S J
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT



2nd
A
9
A
3
4
J
D 8
4
6
8
G.Wolpert
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
3
J
K
2
Q
C 4
C 5
C 6
D 5
Willenken
South
2 C
3 H
5 NT



4th
3
Q
2
7
6
9
D 3
10
D 4
D Q
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
S 2
H K
H 3
H Q
S J
Dwyer
North
Pass
1 D
2 C
3 H


2nd
2
3
4
10
9
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
2
A
7
Bathurst
South
1 C
1 S
2 H
4 H


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A Q J 5 2
H A Q 8 2
D A 9
C 10 8






Pass +21 NT 28-185 NT North -2-1004 H South -1-50


2013 USBC Semifinal, Segment 71 NT NSPass NS
Case 10
Both Vul
S A J 7
H K J 8 6
D 10 4 3
C Q 7 6
Dwyer
West

Pass


Lead
C 10
C 8
C J
C 5
C 3
S Q
D 10
S K
S 3
Rodwell
North
1 NT



2nd
2
Q
S 4
S 6
S 8
9
A
D 9
H 3
Bathurst
East
Pass



3rd
A
K
4
S 10
D 8
5
2
D 6
H 5
Meckstroth
South
Pass



4th
6
9
7
D 3
H 6
A
5
7
J
Weinstein
West

1 D
2 C

Lead
C 9
S Q
C 6
S 10
S 3
H 2
S 9
D 3
G.Wolpert
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
4
3
7
8
6
D 5
A
Levin
East
1 C
1 S


3rd
7
5
2
K
C A
10
C Q
2
Kranyak
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -110
3 C EW
S 9 8 6 4
H A 9 3
D K J 9 2
C 9 2



Pass +31 NT 28-211 NT North -2-2002 C East =-90


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2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 11
E-W Vul
S 6
H Q 5 4 3
D 10 6 5 4 2
C K 3 2
Bathurst
West

Dbl


Lead
D 3
D A
Hampson
North
1 NT
4 D


2nd
9
4
Dwyer
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
Q
C 4
Greco
South
3 NT
AP


4th
2
J
Platnick
West

1 NT
2 S

Lead
D 2
C Q
C 3
D 7
C 10
H J
C 8
D K
H 2
S 4
Kranyak
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
K
6
6
A
Q
S 9
4
10
6
Diamond
East
Pass
2 C
4 S

3rd
J
4
7
S 2
S 8
K
H 3
H 6
4
K
G.Wolpert
South
1 C
Pass
AP

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


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




Pass +15Pass 36-284 D× North -5-11004 S West -1+100


2012 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 12
E-W Vul
S K J 3 2
H K 7 6
D K 10
C 8 7 6 3
Helness
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H J
D 4
D 10
H 9
D A
S 10
C 8
H 4
S A
S 7
S 3
C 2
Brink
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
6
9
7
K
H 10
Q
4
C 3
4
9
H 5
6
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
J
A
H 7
K
K
Q
2
J
C 5
J
Drijver
South
2 C
3 D


4th
D 3
2
Q
D 5
8
6
A
D 6
5
H 3
8
9
v.Prooijen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
D K
D 10
H 10
H 4
H A
H Q
Nunes
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
C 5
2
7
6
7
C 9
Verhees
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
3
4
2
8
9
Fantoni
South
1 D
2 D


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


Par +400
5 D South
S A 10 7
H
D A J 6 5 4 3
C K 10 9 5







1 NT +4Pass 36-323 D South -1-503 NT North -4-200


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 13
E-W Vul
S 10 7 6 4
H Q 10 7 2
D K 5 3
C A 10
Korbel
West

Pass


Lead
S Q
D Q
D 2
D 5
D 10
D 8
H J
C 3
Zimmermann
North
1 NT



2nd
K
7
4
H 6
H 4
H 5
K
A
Miles
East
Pass



3rd
3
3
K
A
S 4
S 7
2
8
Multon
South
Pass



4th
6
6
J
9
C 4
H 3
C 5
6
Helness
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
S J
D 9
H 8
H 9
H 4
S Q
S 9
Demuy
North
Pass
1 H
2 D

2nd
4
K
3
5
K
10
2
C 6
Helgemo
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
A
D 4
J
2
7
D 6
C 2
D 7
L'Ecuyer
South
1 D
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S K 5 2
H J 9 8
D A Q 10 8 2
C 9 6


1 NT +4Even 36-361 NT North =+902 D South -1-50


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 14
Both Vul
S A J 7
H 10 7 4
D K Q 10 4
C Q 4 2
Hantos
West

Pass

Lead
C A
H J
H 2
H A
D J
D 6
D Q
D K
C 2
S K
S 8
Fantoni
North
1 NT
4 H

2nd
5
K
3
6
A
5
C 9
C 10
J
3
4
Gusso
East
3 C
AP

3rd
8
5
10
D 7
2
10
9
S 2
H 8
7
J
Nunes
South
3 S


4th
4
4
Q
7
4
C 7
3
8
3
6
Q
Helgemo
West

Pass

Lead
C K
C A
C 10
S J
S 2
S 7
S 8
D 6
Pasquini
North
Pass
2 NT

2nd
5
H 2
H 6
Q
4
9
H 3
2
Helness
East
1 C
AP

3rd
8
3
6
K
A
10
H 4
K
Valdes
South
Dbl


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


Par +620
4 S North
S K 10 8 2
H K 9 8 6 2
D A 9 6
C 5




Pass +6Pass 42-364 H North -1-1002 NT North +1+150


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 111 NT NSPass NS
Case 15
E-W Vul
S A K 3
H 8 4
D K 10 8
C 8 7 6 5 4
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D 9
C 6
S 10
C 5
C 2
S 9
Svendsen
North
1 NT
3 C
3 S


2nd
K
5
10
A
H 7
J
K
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
K
5
Q
4
6
Berg
South
2 D
3 D
3 NT


4th
4
7
A
4
9
D 6
7
Hoftaniska
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 10
C 4
S 2
S 8
C 5
C 3
S Q
H Q
Nunes
North
Pass
1 S
3 NT


2nd
A
10
3
C 2
H 5
J
H 4
8
Charlsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
5
K
J
9
Q
6
6
A
Fantoni
South
1 C
1 NT



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


Par +130
4 C NS
S 7 4
H K J 9 3
D A Q 9
C K Q 3 2



1 NT +101 NT 46-423 NT North =+4003 NT South -1-50


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 111 NT NSPass NS
Case 16
E-W Vul
S J 10 7 6
H Q 2
D K 10 4 3 2
C A 8
Helgemo
West

3 H
Pass



Lead
C Q
S J
S 6
S A
D A
H 6
Berg
North
1 NT
Pass
4 S



2nd
A
2
4
C 3
C 4
K
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
6
5
9
7
2
2
Svendsen
South
2 D
3 S




4th
10
3
H 9
K
5
3
Charlsen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
S 6
S J
S 7
D 7
Fantoni
North
Pass
2 D
3 S
4 C
4 S

2nd
Q
2
4
K
C 3
Hoftaniska
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
5
8
A
Nunes
South
1 S
2 NT
3 NT
4 D


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


Par +990
6 NT NS
S A Q 9 8 5
H A 8 6
D A J 7
C K 10


Pass +21 NT 46-444 S South +1+4504 S South +3+510


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 111 NT NSPass NS
Case 17
E-W Vul
S A K 3
H 8 4
D K 10 8
C 8 7 6 5 4
Kuru
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
D 9
C 4
S 10
C 5
M.Magnusson
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
K
2
10
A
H 7
Cengiz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
K
5
2
Ingimarsson
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
4
7
A
4
9
Jorgensen
West

Pass


Lead
S 10
C 4
S 2
C 5
C 3
S 9
H A
S 6
Yilmaz
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
A
10
K
D 7
J
3
9
C 2
Einarsson
East
Pass
AP


3rd
5
K
8
Q
6
J
Q
Q
Gur
South
1 NT



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


Par +130
4 C NS
S 7 4
H K J 9 3
D A Q 9
C K Q 3 2


1 NT +101 NT 56-443 NT North =+4003 NT South -1-50


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 131 NT NSPass NS
Case 18
E-W Vul
S K 9 4
H K Q 9 7
D K 6 3
C 8 6 5
Bareket
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D Q
D 5
D 8
C 5
H A
H 10
C 6
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 H
2 NT


2nd
4
6
S 2
K
3
6
J
Lengy
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
J
10
A
7
K
Q
Nunes
South
2 C
2 S



4th
3
9
K
2
2
4
3
Helgemo
West

1 D
2 D
AP

Lead
H 6
S 2
C K
S 5
C 3
H A
S 6
Pachtman
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
7
8
A
A
6
3
J
Helness
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
2
9
2
4
J
9
K
Ginossar
South
1 C
Pass
2 S


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S 10 6 5 2
H A 10
D 9 4
C A Q 10 7 4


Pass +21 NT 56-462 NT North =+1202 S South +3+200


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 19
E-W Vul
S A K 10 4
H 7 5
D K 9 7
C 10 4 3 2
Cullin
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
C 2
C J
D 2
D 3
D 5
H 9
S 7
C 4
S 5
C 10
H 7
Zimmermann
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
6
6
8
8
9
H 2
10
A
5
3
9
3
Bertheau
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
3
A
Q
H 4
J
6
Q
K
S 9
Q
Multon
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
K
7
A
7
J
S 4
5
2
H 6
8
H 8
K
Fantoni
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
C 7
C K
C 6
S 2
H 9
S 5
C 10
S K
S 4
H 7
D 10
D 7
Upmark
North
Pass
Dbl
2 C

2nd
2
8
J
3
A
7
9
8
D 2
3
K
5
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
3
H 6
10
4
A
S 9
D 6
D 8
10
4
H 2
Nystrom
South
1 C
1 S


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


Par +90
1 NT NS
S 9 5 2
H A Q 10 2
D J 8 6
C K Q J







Pass +51 NT 56-512 NT North -2-1002 C South =+90


2012 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 20
E-W Vul
S J 6 3
H K J 10 8 3
D A 6 5
C 10 7
Mesbur
West

Dbl

Lead
S A
D Q
S Q
D 10
S J
C 10
H A
C K
Matushko
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
3
5
4
4
7
A
C 5
Q
Fitzgibbon
East
2 C
Pass

3rd
10
8
6
2
D 7
4
5
7
Khokhlov
South
5 C
Pass

4th
2
K
K
A
5
2
3
3
Kholomeev
West

Dbl

Lead
H 5
D 4
H K
C 7
C 2
D 10
C K
C J
D 9
McGann
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
2
7
3
10
K
S 4
S 5
J
Khiuppenen
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
A
A
S 2
4
A
3
D 6
H 3
S 3
Hanlon
South
5 C
Pass

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


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


1 NT +51 NT 61-515 C× South -2-3005 C× South -3-500


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2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 21
E-W Vul
S A J 9 8
H Q 7 6 5
D A 10 8
C 6 3
L'Ecuyer
West

2 NT
3 H

Lead
H 7
D 3
D K
H 6
S 2
S 8
C A
C K
C 4
C 10
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
4
A
J
5
K
5
7
Q
D 2
Demuy
East
Dbl
3 D
3 NT

3rd
2
Q
5
K
A
3
2
9
J
H 5
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
8
8
6
S 4
10
6
3
6
D 10
8
Helness
West

1 NT
2 D

Lead
C 6
D 3
D K
C 3
H A
H 3
D J
C J
C 10
H K
S 5
Amoils
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
4
A
K
2
9
10
S 8
S 4
D 7
A
Helgemo
East
1 H
2 C


3rd
5
Q
5
7
8
D 2
H 4
4
S 9
7
10
D.Wolpert
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -110
3 D EW
S Q 7 3 2
H K 9 2
D 6 4
C Q 10 7 5





1 NT +111 NT 72-513 NT West -4+4002 D West +1-110


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 22
E-W Vul
S 10 7 6 4
H Q 10 7 2
D K 5 3
C A 10
Bompis
West

Pass


Lead
S Q
H 8
C 3
S J
C 4
D 3
D 2
Brink
North
1 NT



2nd
K
K
10
2
9
6
7
Quantin
East
Pass



3rd
3
2
Q
H 4
J
A
K
Drijver
South
Pass



4th
7
6
6
4
A
4
J
Muller
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 7
C Q
C 8
C 4
C 2
H A
H K
Lorenzini
North
Pass
1 H
1 NT

2nd
6
A
9
S 5
H 8
S 10
2
de Wijs
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
K
2
7
3
J
S Q
6
Rombaut
South
1 D
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S K 5 2
H J 9 8
D A Q 10 8 2
C 9 6


1 NT +41 NT 76-511 NT North =+901 NT North -1-50


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 91 NT NSPass NS
Case 23
E-W Vul
S 10 7 3 2
H A K 9
D 5 2
C Q J 4 3
Helness
West

Dbl
4 H

Lead
D 5
C 7
H 3
D 2
D 10
Imakura
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
K
8
K
6
H 5
Helgemo
East
Dbl
4 D


3rd
3
A
6
A
H 9
Ino
South
3 D
Pass


4th
4
3
2
J
Q
Teramoto
West

2 C
4 H

Lead
S 4
H 3
D 5
D 10
H Q
H 9
Nunes
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
K
6
J
4
10
Hanayama
East
1 NT
2 H


3rd
2
6
A
2
5
Fantoni
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -600
3 NT EW
S 9 4
H 4 2
D A 10 9 8 7 3
C 8 6 2
1 NT +121 NT 88-514 H West -1+1004 H East =-620


2012 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 24
E-W Vul
S Q 7
H Q J 9
D Q 9 5
C K 8 7 5 2
Fleisher
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
H K
Multon
North
1 NT
Pass
3 C

2nd
2
Kamil
East
Pass
2 S
AP
Zimmermann
South
Pass
Dbl
Nunes
West

1 D
3 C

Lead
C J
C 5
S 3
S A
Zia
North
Pass
1 NT
Dbl

2nd
Q
9
K
Q
Fantoni
East
Pass
2 S
3 S

3rd
K
10
7
4
Martel
South
1 C
Pass
AP

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


Par -620
4 S EW
S 10 3
H 10 4 3 2
D K J 3
C A J 10 4
1 NT +31 NT 91-513 C North -1-503 S East +1-170


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 25
None Vul
S Q 9 2
H A Q J
D J 7 4 2
C Q 5 4
Rayner
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
H 2
H Q
H J
D 2
S 5
D 5
C 6
D 7
H K
C K
Stansby
North
1 NT
2 H
3 H
4 D
5 H

2nd
A
3
6
S 3
6
Q
3
2
8
S 6
8
Roche
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
A
7
9
K
K
4
7
H 10
C 5
Martel
South
2 D
3 C
3 S
4 NT


4th
4
5
4
8
A
A
10
Q
9
S 4
Kamil
West

Pass
AP



Lead
S 5
H 2
H A
C 4
C 2
C 5
C 9
D 2
Hargreaves
North
Pass
2 C




2nd
Q
4
5
6
7
S 4
J
8
Fleisher
East
Pass
2 S




3rd
K
J
7
A
Q
K
H Q
K
McAvoy
South
1 H
4 H




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


Par +430
4 NT North
S A 7
H K 10 9 7 2
D K 5
C A K 9 2







Pass +111 NT 91-635 H North -2-1004 H South =+420


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 131 NT NSPass NS
Case 26
None Vul
S 3 2
H K J 8 3 2
D A K 2
C K 9 5
O.Herbst
West

Pass

Lead
D 5
S 2
D 6
S 3
D J
S 8
C A
C 6
C 9
H 4
Fallenius
North
1 NT
3 C

2nd
3
5
K
A
10
Q
2
4
D 8
A
I.Herbst
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
10
7
7
9
9
5
K
Q
Fredin
South
2 NT


4th
A
K
4
4
2
H 2
3
S 6
7
Nystrom
West

Pass

Lead
H 10
Zack
North
Pass
Pass
Bertheau
East
2 S
Barel
South
Pass
S K 9 4
H A 7 6
D Q 9 6
C J 7 4 2
TableS A J 8 6 5
H Q 9 5
D J 8 7 5
C 3


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S Q 10 7
H 10 4
D 10 4 3
C A Q 10 8 6



Pass +41 NT 91-673 C North -1-502 S East -2+100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 201 NT NSPass NS
Case 27
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8
H A 10 6 5 3
D Q J
C Q 3 2
M.Magnusson
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S 6
S A
C A
S 9
S 2
Martens
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
4
10
7
5
C 7
D 3
Haraldsson
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
K
J
H 9
6
H 8
Jassem
South
3 NT


4th
8
5
Q
2
H 3
Gawrys
West

Pass

Lead
S K
S 6
S A
C J
C 4
C 9
Baldursson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
10
7
Q
10
3
Kalita
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
2
J
D 7
A
K
S 3
T.Jonsson
South
3 D


4th
4
5
Q
5
2
7
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 +21 NT 91-693 NT North -3-1503 D South -2-100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 28
E-W Vul
S Q 10 9 3 2
H 6 3
D K J 7
C K J 5
Baldursson
West

Dbl



Lead
S 5
C 2
H 3
S 8
C 6
C 5
C 8
D K
D J
Drijver
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
9
7
9
10
3
D 6
10
5
8
T.Jonsson
East
2 S
Pass



3rd
J
9
10
K
K
A
H 6
4
A
Brink
South
4 H
Pass



4th
6
J
Q
H 2
D 2
4
D 3
9
Q
de Wijs
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
C 2
H 3
H K
C Q
H J
S 5
H 8
C 6
D 7
H 4
Jorgensen
North
Pass
1 S
3 H


2nd
10
8
9
A
5
Q
Q
7
3
5
C 4
Muller
East
Pass
Pass
3 S


3rd
J
9
10
6
D 2
S 2
A
S 3
K
A
S 9
Einarsson
South
1 H
2 H
4 H


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S 6
H K J 10 8 4 2
D A 4
C A 8 7 6






1 NT +51 NT 96-704 H× South =+5904 H South =+420


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 29
E-W Vul
S K
H K Q 2
D Q 10 6 5
C 10 5 4 3 2
Duboin
West

Dbl



Lead
D 3
H 9
D K
D 2
Ino
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
5
6
7
9
Sementa
East
Dbl
Pass



3rd
J
K
8
S 4
Imakura
South
2 D
Pass



4th
A
A
6
Q
Furuta
West

1 S
3 H
3 NT

Lead
H Q
C K
C 6
D 8
H J
H 9
D Q
D 2
S J
Bocchi
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
8
9
5
3
4
K
9
K
Kaku
East
1 D
2 NT
3 S
4 S

3rd
7
7
Q
J
2
K
7
S 8
Madala
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S 9 7 5 3
H J 9 7
D A 9 7
C J 9 8




Pass +121 NT 96-822 D× South -3-5004 S West -1+100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 30
E-W Vul
S K 9 3
H K Q 5 4
D K 8 6 3
C 8 4
Stansby
West

Dbl
2 S
3 S

Lead
C 4
S Q
C 8
C A
C 3
S A
S J
S 8
H 3
H A
D Q
H K
Karaivanov
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
9
K
5
7
S 10
3
9
D 6
5
10
9
7
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
3 H


3rd
10
6
Q
D 3
H 4
H 6
D 4
D 10
J
9
5
Trendafilov
South
Pass
2 C
Pass


4th
K
2
6
J
D 2
4
5
7
2
Q
K
Aronov
West

1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
H 9
S 6
S 10
H J
Weinstein
North
Pass
Dbl
2 S


2nd
K
7
K
10
Stefanov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
A
C 5
3
Levin
South
1 C
2 C
3 C


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S 7 5 4 2
H 10 2
D J 9
C A Q 10 3 2







1 NT +61 NT 102-823 S West -1+1003 C South -3-150


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2011 Spingold Final, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 31
None Vul
S 10 8 5
H A Q J
D Q J 10 9
C 9 6 5
Zia
West

2 C



Lead
H 2
D Q
D J
C 10
C A
S 7
H 8
Zimmermann
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
10
2
6
5
3
A
9
Hamman
East
Pass
2 H



3rd
J
5
8
K
D 7
2
Q
Multon
South
Pass
AP



4th
5
3
A
8
6
5
4
Helgemo
West

1 H
Pass
3 H

Lead
D Q
C 10
C K
S 3
D 7
H 2
H Q
H J
Katz
North
Pass
Pass
3 D
AP

2nd
2
5
8
6
9
K
5
6
Helness
East
Pass
2 H
Pass


3rd
8
A
D 3
K
4
A
8
D 5
Nickell
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass


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


Par +400
3 NT South
S A J 9 6
H 8 2
D K 8 5
C Q J 8 3



Pass +31 NT 102-852 H East -1+503 H West -3+150


2011 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 32
None Vul
S Q J 6
H A 8 3
D K 6 5 3
C 10 9 6
Cheek
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S 4
D J
S 7
S 8
S 9
H 4
D 2
Ao
North
1 NT


2nd
5
6
A
Q
H 7
H J
K
4
Grue
East
Pass


3rd
A
2
3
K
H 2
H 10
9
6
J.Wang
South
Pass


4th
J
10
8
H 5
H 3
D 5
8
C 3
Sun
West

1 D

Lead
D J
C 2
D 10
S K
S 3
C 5
C 4
S Q
Delmonte
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
6
Q
5
10
10
H 5
8
Kang
East
Pass
1 S

3rd
3
Q
K
4
A
A
7
Bakhshi
South
Pass
AP

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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S 10 5
H K J 7 5
D J 10 9 7 2
C K J

1 NT +51 NT 107-851 NT North =+901 S East =-80


2011 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 33
None Vul
S Q 10 8 7
H K 9 6 5
D 10 5 3 2
C J
Hampson
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
D Q
de Wijs
North
1 NT
2 C


2nd
10
K
Greco
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
A
9
Muller
South
Rdbl
2 D


4th
4
2
Bertens
West

Pass


Lead
D 6
C 9
C 2
D K
C 6
D 4
S 10
Gitelman
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
5
D 2
9
10
S 3
A
Bakkeren
East
1 NT



3rd
10
Q
K
3
3
5
9
Moss
South
Pass



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


Par +420
4 S NS
S K J 9
H A 4
D K J 8 6 4
C A 10 5

1 NT +31 NT 110-852 D South +3+1501 NT East -1+50


2010 Rosenblum Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 34
None Vul
S J 10 5 2
H K J 2
D 3 2
C A Q 8 2
Rodwell
West

5 D
AP



Lead
S 4
H 4
H 2
C J
D 2
C 9
C 4
Stewart
North
1 NT
Pass




2nd
J
6
9
K
K
3
Meckstroth
East
2 D
Pass




3rd
Q
K
Q
A
H 8
2
Woolsey
South
4 D
5 H




4th
A
5
7
7
5
D 7
Robinson
West

Pass
4 D
5 D
AP

Lead
H A
H 8
S 2
C 5
Katz
North
Pass
2 S
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
7
K
K
Boyd
East
1 S
3 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
A
A
Nickell
South
2 H
3 H
4 H
Dbl


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


Par +800
7 D× EW -4
S A 8 6
H A Q 10 8 4 3
D
C J 9 5 4



1 NT +41 NT 114-865 H South =+4505 D× East -2+300


2010 Rosenblum Round of 64, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 35
Both Vul
S J 10 5 2
H 7 2
D A Q 10
C A 9 5 3
Levy
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S K
S Q
D 4
H 2
D 3
S J
H 7
C K
Kasimir
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
6
7
H 3
9
4
Q
D 7
D 8
J
Chagas
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
3
9
K
K
6
H 6
Q
Jokisch
South
2 D
3 NT


4th
5
2
10
A
A
J
8
5
Saurer
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
D 7
H 7
S 3
D 4
C 3
M.Bessis
North
Pass
1 S
2 NT

2nd
6
J
4
J
9
4
Fischer
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
2
K
Q
3
K
T.Bessis
South
1 H
2 C


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 7 6
H K Q 8 6 3
D J 9
C K Q 10 2



1 NT +101 NT 124-873 NT North =+6002 NT North =+120


2010 Rosenblum Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 36
None Vul
S J 10 5 2
H K J 2
D 3 2
C A Q 8 2
Saelensminde
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
C A
D 10
C K
D 4
C J
D K
S A
H A
Multon
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
3
S 3
H 3
2
3
10
S 8
4
6
Brogeland
East
Dbl
4 S


3rd
Q
4
Q
H 5
A
8
5
2
J
Zimmermann
South
4 H
Dbl


4th
7
6
2
9
S 6
S 7
H 2
9
9
Helness
West

Pass


Lead
S 4
H 3
H 2
S 8
D A
C J
S J
S 3
D 3
C 5
Becker
North
Pass
4 H


2nd
2
6
9
D 5
H 4
K
K
C 4
J
3
Helgemo
East
1 S
AP


3rd
9
K
10
5
4
A
6
D 8
H 8
8
Strul
South
2 H



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


Par +800
7 D× EW -4
S A 8 6
H A Q 10 8 4 3
D
C J 9 5 4




1 NT +81 NT 132-874 S× East -4+8004 H South +1+450


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 37
N-S Vul
S A 8 7 6 3
H K 10
D Q 9 5 4
C Q 6
T.Bessis
West

Pass
3 D
AP

Lead
S 5
C 4
S 4
D 7
S Q
C K
D K
C 2
H K
J.Gartaganis
North
1 NT
Rdbl
Pass


2nd
3
J
9
4
10
6
5
9
6
M.Bessis
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
H 2
A
H 3
3
2
H 10
N.Gartaganis
South
Pass
2 H
3 H


4th
K
A
6
10
7
8
H 4
5
Klimowicz
West

2 NT
3 D


Lead
S A
C Q
D 3
D 2
C J
C 9
H K
J.Gaviard
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
2
3
4
H 8
6
D 9
6
Campbell
East
1 NT
3 C



3rd
9
2
A
K
5
7
4
Ventin
South
Pass
Pass



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


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




Pass +61 NT 132-933 H South -2-2003 D West -1+50


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 91 NT NSPass NS
Case 38
E-W Vul
S J 9 7 5
H Q 9 5
D K 4 2
C K Q J
Martel
West

Dbl
2 NT



Lead
S 5
S 8
C 8
S 9
C 10
S J
C K
C 9
Bertheau
North
1 NT
2 S
AP



2nd
10
A
Q
H 2
J
H 3
A
H 8
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
Q
7
2
6
4
H 10
3
D 3
Nystrom
South
2 C
Pass




4th
4
3
7
K
6
2
5
Bathurst
West

2 C
2 NT
3 H
4 H

Lead
C K
D 7
C Q
C J
D 4
H A
H K
S A
S K
S 2
H 7
Fleisher
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
8
2
4
5
5
9
7
5
9
10
Zagorin
East
Pass
2 D
3 D
3 NT


3rd
3
J
6
7
6
2
3
3
10
H 6
S 4
Kamil
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S Q 8 6
H 10 8 4
D 10 9 8 6
C 7 6 3







Pass +61 NT 132-992 NT West =-1204 H West -1+100


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 39
E-W Vul
S Q 9 4 2
H A 10 3 2
D J 3
C Q J 9
Versace
West

3 S



Lead
C Q
C J
C 9
D 8
H Q
Matushko
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
4
3
6
3
5
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
2
K
K
Khokhlov
South
2 S
Pass



4th
5
10
S 6
A
Kholomeev
West

2 D
2 S
AP

Lead
C Q
Nunes
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Khiuppenen
East
Pass
2 H
Pass
Fantoni
South
1 NT
Pass
Dbl
S A K J 10 6 5
H K 6 5
D Q 8
C 10 5
TableS 8
H 8 7 4
D K 10 7 6 4
C 7 6 4 3


Par +430
4 NT NS
S 7 3
H Q J 9
D A 9 5 2
C A K 8 2
Pass +51 NT 133-1043 S West -3+3002 S× West -2+500


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 201 NT NSPass NS
Case 40
E-W Vul
S J 4 2
H A J 5 4
D 9 4
C A 10 8 7
Khiuppenen
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
H 6
C A
C 7
H Q
H 7
D 9
D J
D 8
Trendafilov
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT


2nd
4
2
3
6
8
K
5
7
C Q
Kholomeev
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
J
5
H 3
4
A
Q
C 8
S 2
Karaivanov
South
2 D
3 D
4 H


4th
A
10
2
4
C 9
D 3
2
10
Stefanov
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 6
H 3
D 9
H Q
H 4
D J
D 8
Gromov
North
Pass
2 NT



2nd
4
2
3
K
D 10
7
C 2
Aronov
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
J
Q
A
9
S 2
S 4
Dubinin
South
1 H
3 H



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


Par +450
5 H NS
S Q 9 3
H Q 9 7 6 3
D A Q J 8
C 5




1 NT +61 NT 139-1054 H South +1+4503 H South +2+200


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2009 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 41
E-W Vul
S J 10 8 4
H K 9 8
D K 9 6
C Q J 4
Wladow
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C A
D 5
S J
H A
D 4
C 5
S K
Karaivanov
North
1 NT
3 S



2nd
4
K
2
8
6
S 3
9
Elinescu
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
3
5
J
S 7
8
4
Trendafilov
South
2 S
4 S



4th
6
8
A
4
7
J
H 2
Danailov
West

Dbl
3 C
AP

Lead
C K
H A
C A
S 5
S 4
C 3
Kirmse
North
Pass
Rdbl
3 S


2nd
4
8
J
9
7
Q
Karakolev
East
Pass
2 H
Pass


3rd
9
J
5
J
K
2
Gromoeller
South
1 D
2 S
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S K Q 6 5 3
H 4
D A Q 10 8 7 2
C 6


Pass +101 NT 139-1154 S South -1-504 S South =+420


2009 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 42
E-W Vul
S 9 4
H A 10 5 3
D K 2
C Q J 9 8 3
Meckstroth
West

Pass



Lead
D 3
S K
C 5
S 6
S 10
H K
H Q
C 6
S 8
C 7
Brink
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
4
A
K
9
J
4
6
2
C A
J
Rodwell
East
2 D




3rd
K
5
3
Q
7
3
5
Q
D 7
D 6
Drijver
South
Pass




4th
A
4
4
2
C 8
9
8
D 5
C 9
10
Bertens
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
3
8
2
J
7
K
Bakkeren
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
K
7
6
3
8
Katz
South
1 NT
2 D
3 S


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A J 2
H K Q
D Q 10 9 3
C A 10 6 5





Pass +61 NT 139-1212 D East -2+2003 NT South +1+430


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 43
E-W Vul
S A J 6 5
H J 9
D K 3 2
C 9 7 4 2
Pacareu
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
C J
D 8
S 2
D 9
C K
C 10
H 2
S 4
D 2
H 4
C 8
Brink
North
1 NT
Pass
2 S

2nd
A
Q
K
J
2
7
A
10
6
Q
9
B.Robles
East
Pass
2 D
AP

3rd
3
K
3
3
H 5
S 8
8
J
S 7
J
H 6
Drijver
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
4
A
5
5
5
6
9
9
4
3
Q
Muller
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H K
S 7
C 2
D Q
D 7
D 4
D 10
D 6
H 2
Caracci
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
9
Q
J
K
9
3
H 4
C 5
7
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
Q
A
J
5
S 10
C 3
Q
J.Robles
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +110
2 S South
S K 7 4
H A 10 7 4
D 9 8
C A Q 6 5





1 NT +41 NT 143-1212 S North =+1101 NT South -1-50


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 181 NT NSPass NS
Case 44
E-W Vul
S K 9 7
H K 9 6 3
D 8 5 2
C K Q 10
Bianchedi
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D 3
S J
D 8
S Q
S 8
H 2
C 2
S 6
C 7
C K
Matushko
North
1 NT
2 H
3 NT


2nd
7
K
4
7
9
8
A
C 3
4
9
Muzzio
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
10
3
9
4
10
K
6
H 3
Q
H 5
Khokhlov
South
2 C
2 NT



4th
2
2
Q
5
A
A
10
H 4
5
8
Kholomeev
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
D 2
S Q
H 5
S 10
H 3
D Q
S 5
Lambardi
North
Pass
1 H
2 D


2nd
2
3
7
8
2
4
5
J
Khiuppenen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
9
4
9
8
J
4
9
Ventin
South
1 C
1 S
3 H


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 6 5 2
H J 5 2
D A J 9 7
C A 7





Pass +51 NT 143-1263 NT North -1-503 H North =+140


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 211 NT NSPass NS
Case 45
E-W Vul
S 7 6 3
H A 8 4 3
D A J 5 4
C 9 3
Aronov
West

4 S



Lead
C 9
D 3
H 6
H 3
S Q
S J
D 7
C 3
Drijver
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
5
4
K
10
3
6
A
6
Stefanov
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
10
A
Q
2
5
2
Brink
South
3 C
Pass



4th
A
K
2
S 4
9
H 7
6
de Wijs
West

Dbl
4 S
Pass

Lead
C A
S A
C K
S Q
H 6
Karakolev
North
Pass
4 D
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
3
9
6
K
Muller
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
5
2
6
5
A
Danailov
South
2 H
4 H
5 H
AP

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 9
H Q 9 7 6 5
D K 6
C Q J 10 7 2



Pass +81 NT 143-1344 S West =-6205 H× South -2-300


2009 USBC Final, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 46
None Vul
S Q J
H J 9 5
D A 8 4
C Q 9 6 5 4
Kamil
West

Pass


Lead
H K
C A
C J
C K
S 2
S 8
H 8
H Q
D K
Woolsey
North
1 NT
2 C


2nd
A
2
3
8
4
5
9
7
Fleisher
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
3
4
5
6
Q
A
10
6
Stewart
South
Pass



4th
5
S 3
D 6
S 6
K
J
2
J
Doub
West

1 NT
2 S

Lead
C K
D 6
C 6
S 7
H 3
C J
D K
D Q
H Q
S K
D 7
C 10
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
S 6
2
5
8
9
H 7
2
5
S 10
S 9
Wildavsky
East
1 S
2 H


3rd
4
J
7
A
K
Q
2
3
6
4
10
9
Weichsel
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -420
4 S EW
S 10 5 2
H A 7 2
D 9 5
C A K J 10 7







1 NT +61 NT 149-1342 C North =+902 S East +1-140


2009 USBC Round of 16, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 47
None Vul
S K 9 5 2
H K 9 3
D K J 5 4
C 5 4
Berkowitz
West

2 S

Lead
H 3
C 3
D 2
D J
C K
S 6
D 4
S A
S Q
C 9
D 5
H J
Stewart
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
2
4
8
6
5
4
7
2
5
S 9
H 5
Q
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
7
J
K
9
6
K
10
10
H 4
D Q
A
K
Woolsey
South
Pass
Pass

4th
8
Q
3
S 3
A
8
S 7
J
C 2
7
H 6
A
Wildavsky
West

1 S

Lead
S 10
H Q
H 8
D 2
D 4
S 6
S K
D 5
D A
C A
Martel
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
J
3
9
8
6
3
C 6
7
C 9
10
Doub
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
2
4
K
9
9
C 2
10
J
4
Stansby
South
1 C


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


Par -100
3 D× NS -1
S J 6
H J 7
D A 10 9 2
C A Q 8 7 2






Pass +21 NT 149-1362 S West -1+501 NT North +1+120


2009 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 48
E-W Vul
S Q 4 3
H K Q 10 2
D A 6 5 3
C 10 2
Gerard
West

Pass
Dbl


Lead
C 4
D 7
D 9
C 10
S 6
S A
S 7
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass


2nd
A
3
4
8
3
10
2
Feldman
East
Pass
Pass
2 NT


3rd
2
10
J
5
J
8
K
Fantoni
South
2 C
Pass
AP


4th
3
2
A
K
5
4
Q
Lauria
West

1 S
3 H
4 S

Lead
H K
H Q
D 9
D 5
S A
S J
D 3
Sutherlin
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
AP

2nd
3
A
4
Q
2
5
10
Versace
East
1 C
Pass
3 S


3rd
5
7
K
2
6
8
S 10
Gerstman
South
Pass
2 H
Pass


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 10 5 2
H J 7 5
D 4 2
C J 9 6 5 4


Pass +71 NT 149-1442 NT East +3-2104 S West -1+100


2008 World Championship Qualifying, Round 171 NT NSPass NS
Case 49
None Vul
S K 7
H K J 2
D A 7 4 2
C 8 7 5 4
Rodwell
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 7
D 2
D J
D 10
D 5
C 4
S 4
S 7
C 2
C J
S Q
H 3
Asbi
North
1 NT
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
4
3
S 2
S 3
H 6
3
10
H 5
10
9
C 8
Meckstroth
East
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
9
K
4
7
A
A
K
A
5
Q
H 8
George
South
Dbl
3 H


4th
J
Q
8
9
6
6
5
9
K
7
6
Bojoh
West

2 S


Lead
H 7
D A
D 2
D K
D J
S 4
Freeman
North
Pass
2 NT


2nd
4
8
3
H 3
S 2
Gontha
East
Pass
AP


3rd
9
5
10
4
7
Nickell
South
1 D



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


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






Pass +5Even 149-1493 NT North -1-502 NT North =+120


2008 World Championship Qualifying, Round 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 50
E-W Vul
S Q 8 4 2
H Q 10 8 5
D Q 8
C A 10 7
Hamman
West

Pass

Lead
D 4
D Q
D 2
S A
S 5
S 8
S K
C 2
Goksu
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
6
A
K
3
6
H 6
H 3
5
Compton
East
Dbl
Pass

3rd
3
9
5
2
Q
J
4
A
Bedir
South
Rdbl


4th
8
7
H 10
7
10
9
C 3
J
Kolata
West

Pass

Lead
S A
C 2
D J
S 2
C 4
C 7
H A
H K
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
9
6
10
Q
J
4
9
Kandemir
East
1 NT


3rd
8
10
3
J
A
6
2
3
Meckstroth
South
Pass


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A K J 5
H 9 4
D K 9 6
C 8 6 4 2

1 NT +81 NT 157-1491 NT×× North =+5601 NT East -2+200


TopMain

2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 51
None Vul
S Q 5 4 2
H 10 8
D A 10 9 5 2
C K 4
Stansby
West

Pass


Lead
H 4
H 8
H K
H A
D J
D 9
C 3
D 2
D 6
D 5
S 4
Zia
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
7
2
6
S 7
K
Q
5
S 3
S 9
C 7
A
Martel
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Q
S 2
S 5
A
4
10
8
10
C 9
6
Rosenberg
South
3 NT



4th
10
5
9
J
3
7
K
C 2
S J
S 10
Levin
West

3 C
AP

Lead
C Q
C 3
S 10
D 4
D 3
H 10
D 6
H 8
Berkowitz
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
K
9
2
7
8
J
C 2
Weinstein
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
A
10
3
10
K
A
9
Cohen
South
Dbl
3 D


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


Par +140
3 S North
S K 8 6
H A K Q 7
D J 8 6 4
C 9 5





1 NT +71 NT 164-1493 NT North =+4003 D South =+110


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 52
None Vul
S A 9 7 5 2
H 8 6
D J 9 3
C A J 9
Martel
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
S Q
S J
H 8
S 6
S 10
C 4
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
4 C
6 D


2nd
6
H 2
H 5
Q
H 10
H K
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
2
A
S K
5
7
Zia
South
3 S
5 H
7 S


4th
S 8
3
4
9
H 3
H 4
Weinstein
West

3 H
AP


Lead
H A
S Q
S 5
S J
D A
D K
D 5
Cohen
North
Pass
3 S



2nd
S K
H 5
4
H 10
2
4
6
Levin
East
Pass
5 H



3rd
2
A
10
2
3
9
J
Berkowitz
South
1 C
6 S



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


Par +1510
7 S NS
S K Q J 10 8 6
H
D A K 5
C K 6 4 3


1 NT +111 NT 175-1497 S South =+15106 S North =+980


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 53
Both Vul
S 8 3 2
H A J 8 4
D J 2
C A 9 6 5
Rosenberg
West

3 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
H 5
C 3
D J
S 10
D Q
J.Smith
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
8
8
7
2
4
Zia
East
2 S
Pass
4 S


3rd
2
K
K
8
4
S 3
Zaluski
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


4th
9
7
A
K
A
10
Klimowicz
West

Pass



Lead
C 2
H 4
S 10
H 7
H 8
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
J
3
8
5
S 5
Frukacz
East
4 S




3rd
A
2
4
A
6
Garner
South
Pass




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


Par -620
4 S EW
S A 9
H 7 6 2
D Q 8 3
C Q 10 8 4 2

1 NT +131 NT 188-1494 S× East -1+2004 S East =-620


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 54
E-W Vul
S A K J 7
H J 3
D 3 2
C J 8 6 3 2
Zia
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
H 2
H Q
H 7
H 5
S 6
S K
Zaluski
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
10
J
S 8
D 6
C 3
A
5
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
A
K
8
9
4
4
C 4
J.Smith
South
3 NT


4th
3
D 5
C 2
D 2
D 7
9
2
Frukacz
West

Dbl

Lead
D J
D K
D Q
D 10
D 8
D 7
D 6
S 8
S A
S K
C J
Garner
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
H 2
H 5
H 8
C 9
H A
H 9
2
4
10
10
Klimowicz
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
4
3
C 2
C 3
C 6
C 8
H 3
J
9
C 4
K
H.Weinstein
South
5 D
Pass

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


Par +130
4 D NS
S 9 8
H 10
D A K Q 10 8 7 6 5
C K 4




Pass +121 NT 188-1613 NT North -2-1005 D× South =+550


2007 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 55
E-W Vul
S K Q 10
H Q 6 2
D Q J 9 4
C 10 7 2
Helness
West

3 S



Lead
D Q
D 8
C 6
S 4
S 10
D 3
C K
H K
H 9
D A
H 7
C 3
Drijver
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
2
9
A
5
A
5
2
2
6
C 9
10
7
Helgemo
East
2 C
Pass



3rd
7
10
8
Q
8
S 6
H 5
8
A
H J
S 9
S 7
Brink
South
2 NT
Pass



4th
K
6
10
3
2
4
4
3
4
J
Q
J
de Wijs
West

1 S
3 C
4 S

Lead
H 2
S 5
H 6
S 2
D 2
D 8
D 3
H K
D 10
Saelensminde
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
K
7
10
6
Q
7
Q
C 4
Muller
East
1 D
2 NT
3 S


3rd
10
3
3
A
K
A
S 6
A
S 9
Brogeland
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 8 4
H 10 4 3
D 7 6 5
C A Q J 9 4








1 NT +101 NT 199-1613 S West +1-1704 S West =-620


2007 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 56
E-W Vul
S J 9 8
H Q 7
D Q 9 4
C A J 8 4 2
Drijver
West

3 S

Lead
S 8
S 4
Nystrom
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
A
Brink
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
2
Bertheau
South
2 C
Pass

4th
3
Cullin
West

3 S

Lead
D J
S A
S 4
S Q
S 5
S 6
Muller
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
2
D 3
J
D 9
C 8
Upmark
East
Pass
3 NT

3rd
Q
3
K
D 5
D 2
de Wijs
South
3 D
AP

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


Par -100
5 D× NS -1
S 2
H 9 5 3 2
D A J 10 8 7 3
C K 3
1 NT +101 NT 209-1613 S West +2-2003 NT East +3-690


2007 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 57
E-W Vul
S J 9 7 5
H Q 7 3 2
D A 8
C K 5 4
Gromov
West

Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
S 2
C Q
H 2
C 10
C 9
S A
S 8
D 4
D 8
J.Wang
North
1 NT
Rdbl
2 H


2nd
5
3
A
J
5
7
9
3
Dubinin
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
J
A
H 5
3
K
A
Ao
South
Pass
2 D
3 D


4th
6
K
6
4
8
10
D 2
7
Gu
West

2 C
4 H


Lead
D 5
H 2
H K
C Q
D 8
C 10
S K
S 3
C A
C 7
Balicki
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
3
5
8
3
K
8
6
10
5
S 9
Chechelashvili
East
1 NT
2 H



3rd
A
J
3
2
6
6
2
A
D J
S 4
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -500
4 D× NS -3
S 10 6
H K J
D Q 9 6 5 4 2
C J 8 3





Pass +51 NT 209-1663 D South -2-1004 H East -1+100


2006 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 58
E-W Vul
S Q 10
H K 9
D 8 6 5 4 2
C K Q 10 9
Meltzer
West

Pass

Lead
S 4
S 9
S J
S 7
S 3
C 5
C 8
Woolsey
North
1 NT


2nd
2
Q
6
C 3
C 4
7
Q
Larsen
East
Pass


3rd
A
K
8
H 4
D 3
A
6
Stewart
South
Pass


4th
10
5
C 9
D 4
D 5
10
D 7
Morse
West

2 S

Lead
S 5
H 6
S 10
H 2
D 7
H 3
Feldman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
7
3
9
3
10
Wolff
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
Q
J
2
Q
8
4
Bramley
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par +110
3 D NS
S 6 5 2
H A 10 7
D K J 9 7
C 7 4 3
1 NT +31 NT 212-1661 NT North -1-502 S East +2-170


2006 USBC Round of 16, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 59
E-W Vul
S Q 8 7
H A J 8 4 2
D J 6
C K 9 5
Roman
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
Zia
North
1 NT
Pass
Fout
East
Pass
Pass
Rosenberg
South
2 H
Jacobs
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D 10
S A
S J
Rengstorff
North
Pass
3 D


2nd
6
J
5
10
Katz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
2
3
Ehlers
South
1 H
4 H


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


Par -100
4 H× NS -1
S 10 5
H K 10 9 7 6
D Q 9 8 4 2
C A
1 NT +61 NT 218-1662 H South +2+1704 H South -1-50


2006 USBC Round of 16, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 60
E-W Vul
S Q 8 7
H A J 8 4 2
D J 6
C K 9 5
Nussbaum
West

Pass
4 S

Lead
H A
Woolsey
North
1 NT
3 H
AP
Saxe
East
Pass
Dbl
Stewart
South
2 H
Pass
Morse
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
S 4
C Q
H K
Baseggio
North
Pass
2 C


2nd
7
5
5
3
Wolff
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
4
2
Stark
South
1 H
2 H


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


Par -100
4 H× NS -1
S 10 5
H K 10 9 7 6
D Q 9 8 4 2
C A
Pass +131 NT 218-1794 S West =-6202 H South +1+140


TopMain

2006 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 61
E-W Vul
S A 10 8 3
H J 10 9
D K 5 3 2
C K 5
Hamman
West

Pass


Lead
S 2
C K
C 5
C 4
H 3
C J
C 8
D 4
H J
S 5
D 10
S 6
Brink
North
1 NT



2nd
Q
6
9
A
9
H 4
D 6
7
6
8
Q
3
Soloway
East
Pass



3rd
K
2
Q
D 2
K
D 5
D 3
K
7
9
A
7
Drijver
South
Pass



4th
A
3
7
10
A
H 2
H 5
J
Q
D 8
H 10
D 9
M.Tucker
West

1 C
AP

Lead
S 5
D 4
D 2
S K
C K
D 7
C Q
C J
C 8
Freeman
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
3
6
J
A
6
3
3
7
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
K
Q
2
2
H 6
5
H 9
Nickell
South
Pass
1 D


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


Par +400
3 NT South
S Q
H A 8 7
D Q 9 8 4
C Q J 8 4 2







Pass +21 NT 218-1811 NT North =+901 D South +4+150


2006 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 62
None Vul
S K 9 5
H J 8 6
D J 9 3 2
C 10 7 6
Gawrys
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
Bertheau
North
1 NT
Lev
East
Pass
Nystrom
South
Pass
Lindkvist
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 4
S 10
C 3
S 2
S 3
H J
H 8
H A
D A
D K
D 8
Lair
North
Pass
1 NT
AP

2nd
3
5
5
9
J
2
C 8
9
7
10
Fredin
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
K
Q
K
A
D 4
10
Q
C 7
2
3
Cohler
South
Dbl
3 NT


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


Par -110
3 C EW
S J 7 6
H A Q 10 3
D A K 8
C Q J 5





1 NT +101 NT 228-1811 NT North -1-503 NT× North -3-500


2005 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 63
E-W Vul
S K 7 6 4
H K J
D 10 7 5 4
C A 10 9
Nadar
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
D 4
C 2
C 6
H K
H J
D 5
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
3
6
9
S 3
2
8
Q
Satyanarayana
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
9
K
4
3
5
A
Fantoni
South
2 D
3 NT


4th
A
K
J
10
4
7
2
Bocchi
West

Pass


Lead
C 6
C 9
D Q
H 3
C 10
D 4
H 7
H Q
D 10
H 5
D 7
C 7
Venkataraman
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
3
K
A
4
5
6
J
S 5
S 8
D 8
C 8
S 7
Duboin
East
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
J
3
K
D 9
J
8
S 6
S 10
S 4
H 6
S A
Chokshi
South
1 H



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


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







1 NT +61 NT 234-1813 NT North =+4001 S North +2+140


2005 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 64
E-W Vul
S K 7
H J 5 4
D A 10 8 7 6 3
C 5 2
Rubin
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C 7
H A
H 9
H 10
S K
D 3
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 NT
3 D
4 S

2nd
2
5
H 4
2
K
Q
4
2
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
J
S 2
3
7
S 7
3
K
Zia
South
2 D
3 C
3 S


4th
9
8
Q
5
J
6
9
9
Jacobs
West

2 C



Lead
C J
C K
C 10
D 3
S 3
D A
D 6
H J
C 6
H 4
Greco
North
Pass
2 D



2nd
Q
5
D 10
2
9
4
5
9
D 7
A
Katz
East
Pass
AP



3rd
A
3
H 6
K
K
H 2
S 6
8
S 2
10
Hampson
South
1 S




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


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





Pass +41 NT 234-1854 S South -1-502 D North =+90


2005 USBC Semifinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 65
E-W Vul
S 5 4 2
H A 8
D 8 6 3
C A Q 10 7 4
Feldman
West

4 S


Lead
C 5
D 6
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
8
7
Bramley
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
A
J
Zia
South
2 NT
Pass


4th
9
A
Fallenius
West

2 NT
Dbl

Lead
D K
S Q
D 5
D 9
Boyd
North
Pass
5 C
AP

2nd
3
2
J
8
Welland
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
7
K
A
Q
Robinson
South
2 C
Pass


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


Par -300
5 C× NS -2
S 6
H K Q 10
D J 4 2
C K J 6 5 3 2
Pass +81 NT 234-1934 S East =-6205 C× South -2-300


2005 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 66
None Vul
S 10 5
H A Q J 9
D Q J 9 5 4
C J 6
Willenken
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C 2
S 5
S K
Zia
North
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
4 S

2nd
6
J
S 10
2
H 6
Cohler
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
5
H 7
A
Rosenberg
South
2 D
2 S
3 S


4th
8
10
Q
8
Fallenius
West

2 S
5 C
AP

Lead
C K
C A
C 4
D 2
Shenkin
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
6
J
S 10
A
Welland
East
Pass
3 C
5 H


3rd
5
3
S J
7
Mahaffey
South
1 S
4 S
5 S


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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S A K Q 9 4 3
H 2
D A K 6
C Q 10 8
1 NT +101 NT 244-1934 S South =+4205 S South -1-50


2005 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 67
E-W Vul
S 10 6
H A 6 4
D A 10 8 4 2
C Q 8 2
Casen
West

Pass

Lead
S 4
D J
S 6
D 3
S 3
D 6
Johnson
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
Q
Q
2
5
A
Krekorian
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
9
A
K
8
H 3
Simson
South
3 NT


4th
10
7
8
9
C 2
Zwerling
West

1 H

Lead
S 2
D 3
S 3
D J
H K
H Q
D A
D 10
D 4
H 6
Becker
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
Q
5
K
Q
4
A
K
S 4
S 5
S 7
Tolliver
East
Pass
AP

3rd
9
8
8
2
5
9
6
C 3
C 6
Schwartz
South
1 C


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A K Q
H 10 8 7
D J 6 3
C A 10 6 3



Pass +51 NT 244-1983 NT North -1-501 NT North +1+120


2005 USBC Round of 16, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 68
E-W Vul
S J 7 4
H 10 6 5
D A J 8
C A J 6 2
Passell
West

Pass


Lead
D 5
C A
C 6
H K
H Q
H J
H 9
S 2
C Q
Feldman
North
1 NT



2nd
3
9
K
3
4
10
C 2
4
D 2
Wold
East
Pass



3rd
K
3
7
2
A
S 5
S 9
10
J
Bramley
South
Pass



4th
A
4
5
5
6
7
8
A
D 4
Boyd
West

1 H
3 S

Lead
C 3
C 2
S 5
S 2
D 6
S K
Grue
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
K
8
7
2
Robinson
East
1 D
1 S
4 S

3rd
A
7
Q
10
8
Cheek
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S A 8
H 8 7 4 3
D 6 3
C Q 10 8 7 3



1 NT +111 NT 255-1981 NT North -1-504 S East =-620


2005 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 69
E-W Vul
S K 10 3 2
H 7 6
D A K 8 5
C 8 7 4
S.Cohen
West

2 D
3 D

Lead
D 7
H 6
C 6
C 2
C Q
S A
S 4
D 6
S 7
D 9
S Q
Jacob
North
1 NT
Pass
Dbl

2nd
10
4
8
5
4
2
3
4
10
2
K
Compton
East
Pass
2 NT
4 H

3rd
K
3
A
K
S 6
9
H 5
H 2
H 8
H J
H K
Maksymetz
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
3
10
3
7
10
5
8
5
J
8
H A
Coren
West

1 C
4 H

Lead
D 7
H 6
C K
C 6
S 6
H 7
H 9
D Q
Robison
North
Pass
1 D
AP

2nd
10
5
4
7
5
4
J
Eisenberg
East
Pass
1 H


3rd
K
3
2
A
Q
A
D 5
Onstott
South
Pass
2 D


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


Par -620
4 H EW
S J 8 5
H A 9 3
D 7 4 2
C J 10 5 3





Pass +121 NT 256-2104 H East =-6204 H East -1+100


2005 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 70
N-S Vul
S K 9 7 2
H K J 9 2
D K 5 2
C Q 4
Sementa
West

Dbl





Lead
C 5
D 6
H 3
C 2
C 10
D K
H A
Nunes
North
1 NT
3 C





2nd
J
3
2
7
H 9
H 4
D 7
M.Moss
East
Pass
4 H





3rd
Q
A
Q
A
3
4
Fantoni
South
2 NT
AP





4th
K
2
D J
4
9
Q
Nystrom
West

2 C
2 H
2 NT
3 D
4 H

Lead
D 10
H 3
S J
D K
S 4
H 7
C K
C 2
Coren
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
2
5
H 4
3
9
5
7
Bertheau
East
1 H
2 D
2 S
3 C
3 H


3rd
2
A
6
4
A
Q
10
J
Eisenberg
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -990
6 NT West
S 10 5 3
H
D J 10 9 8 7 4 3
C 9 7 5





Pass +121 NT 256-2224 H East +1-4504 H East -4+200


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2004 Olympiad Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 71
E-W Vul
S 5 4
H A 6 2
D A Q 10 7 3
C 7 3 2
Dai
West

2 S
AP

Lead
C A
S 10
H K
C 2
D K
D 6
C 7
S A
S 8
H 2
H Q
Teramoto
North
1 NT
3 D


2nd
J
7
A
4
2
S 3
5
6
9
J
7
L.Yang
East
Pass
3 S


3rd
8
J
5
D 5
3
A
D 8
5
D 7
4
C 10
Takano
South
2 C
4 D


4th
3
4
3
6
4
9
9
2
H 9
8
6
Ino
West

1 S
4 S

Lead
D A
H 2
S 3
H 7
H 6
Zhuang
North
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
4
5
5
8
J
Imakura
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
5
10
10
A
3
M.Shi
South
1 D
3 D


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


Par -100
4 D× NS -1
S A 8 7
H 10 7 4 3
D K J 8 6 5
C J





1 NT +111 NT 267-2224 D North -1-504 S West =-620


2004 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 72
None Vul
S Q 10 9 7
H A 5 2
D Q 7 6
C J 9 2
Sadek
West

Dbl


Lead
H 3
H 4
S Q
H 7
H 8
D 2
C 3
C 4
S 8
S 9
S 7
D 6
Imakura
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
6
A
2
5
C 6
7
7
J
3
C 5
C 10
4
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
J
K
9
J
K
Q
10
C 8
D 8
9
Ino
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
10
K
S A
C 2
3
9
A
4
6
5
A
Teramoto
West

1 D
2 H

Lead
D 10
H J
C 3
C 4
S 8
H Q
S 7
Hishmat
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
6
6
9
K
A
4
Takano
East
Pass
1 H


3rd
6
4
K
10
10
3
J
Nadim
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -420
4 H EW
S A J 8
H 10 6
D 10 9 8 3
C A 8 7 6







Pass +41 NT 267-2261 NT× North -2-3002 H East +2-170


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 73
E-W Vul
S 10 9 3
H J 9 3
D Q 10 7
C A Q J 6
Lauria
West

Pass


Lead
C 9
D 10
D 3
D 7
C 8
S 3
C 7
C 6
M.Magnusson
North
1 NT



2nd
2
J
4
K
5
A
H 2
3
Versace
East
Pass



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



4th
A
2
8
H 8
Q
4
J
S 6
Armannsson
West

1 H
3 S

Lead
C 2
D 7
C 5
C A
C 6
H 4
S 4
Nunes
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
10
J
4
8
9
7
3
Jorgensen
East
1 D
1 S


3rd
J
A
Q
H 2
H 5
A
Q
Fantoni
South
Pass
Pass


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


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


1 NT +21 NT 269-2261 NT North +2+1503 S East -1+100


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 74
None Vul
S A 9 3 2
H A 3
D 8 3 2
C Q 9 7 5
M.Mukherjee
West

Pass


Lead
D A
D K
D J
D 9
Ludewig
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
6
7
10
R.Roy
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
4
H 8
Reps
South
3 NT



4th
2
3
8
Wladow
West

2 H
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 5
S 2
H Q
S.Mukherjee
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl

2nd
10
K
8
3
Elinescu
East
Pass
4 H
AP

3rd
K
A
J
5
Banerjee
South
1 C
Pass


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


Par -100
4 C× NS -1
S J 6 5
H K
D 10 7 6
C A K 8 6 3 2
Pass +41 NT 269-2303 NT North -1-504 H× West -1+100


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 131 NT NSPass NS
Case 75
None Vul
S A 10
H K 6
D 10 6 4 3
C K J 9 8 4
Priebe
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
S J
C 8
C 2
D 3
S K
S Q
D 4
D 9
D 7
H 8
H 6
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass
3 C

2nd
A
5
10
2
10
C 4
5
S 4
C 6
2
5
Mackay
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
K
J
3
2
K
6
S 7
K
9
Nunes
South
2 C
Dbl


4th
9
3
7
Q
6
5
8
A
10
3
10
Versace
West

1 S


Lead
C 8
S 5
S 10
S Q
H A
H 2
Richardson
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
K
3
C 4
6
K
Lauria
East
Pass
2 S


3rd
A
A
6
8
3
5
Jotcham
South
Pass
AP


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


Par +130
4 C South
S 9 6 5
H J 9 8
D K J 9
C A Q 6 2





1 NT +61 NT 275-2303 C South =+1102 S West =-110


2004 Olympiad Quarterfinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 76
None Vul
S 10 3
H K 8 6
D A Q 10 5
C J 8 4 3
L.Yang
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
C 5
S K
C 2
H 10
C 9
D 3
S 10
D 4
C J
S 2
Imakura
North
1 NT
Pass
4 H

2nd
3
A
4
S 4
H 2
6
9
J
D 8
7
Dai
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
3
7
8
10
Q
Q
A
H 7
H K
Ino
South
2 D
3 H


4th
A
5
K
A
8
2
6
7
Q
H 3
Teramoto
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
C 2
S Q
C 5
S K
H J
D 3
C 8
S 2
D 7
D J
H 8
Sun
North
Pass
Dbl
2 H

2nd
3
A
4
4
S 6
6
7
7
4
Q
4
Takano
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
3
6
10
6
A
H 2
H K
K
8
7
X.Li
South
1 H
1 NT


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


Par +450
5 H NS
S K Q 2
H Q J 10 7 2
D 9 4 3
C A K





1 NT +61 NT 281-2304 H South =+4202 H South +2+170


2004 Olympiad Quarterfinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 77
E-W Vul
S 5 4
H A 6 2
D A Q 10 7 3
C 7 3 2
Honti
West

2 S
3 S
AP
Khokhlov
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass
Szilagyi
East
Pass
3 C
4 S
Rekunov
South
2 C
3 D
Dbl
Gromov
West

2 D
2 S
4 S

Lead
H 6
S 2
S Q
D 5
H A
Dumbovich
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
7
5
2
5
Dubinin
East
2 C
2 H
2 NT


3rd
3
K
10
Q
4
Winkler
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -100
4 D× NS -1
S A 8 7
H 10 7 4 3
D K J 8 6 5
C J
1 NT +131 NT 294-2304 S× West -1+2004 S West =-620


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 78
E-W Vul
S 8 7 3
H K 5 3
D A 9 8 6
C K J 8
Bourgeois
West

Dbl




Lead
S J
H 2
H 7
S 7
H Q
D 10
D 9
D 4
S Q
C 5
C 4
Nunes
North
1 NT
Pass




2nd
K
3
6
A
D 2
Q
5
8
4
3
J
Grenie
East
Pass
2 H




3rd
8
8
K
2
9
K
3
H 10
C 2
A
6
Fantoni
South
Pass
AP




4th
5
A
4
6
5
A
J
7
3
8
9
Bocchi
West

1 NT
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
C 9
D 6
S K
S 6
S A
C 6
D 4
Mathieu
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
2 NT


2nd
3
2
5
3
7
10
3
8
Duboin
East
Pass
2 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
2
5
Q
H 2
A
10
Gerin
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl
3 D


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


Par -100
3 D× NS -1
S J 10 4 2
H A 7
D Q 7 3 2
C Q 9 3







Pass +21 NT 294-2322 H East =-1103 D South -1-50


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 71 NT NSPass NS
Case 79
E-W Vul
S K 10 8
H J 10 4 2
D 10 9 3
C A K 9
D.Johnson
West

Pass
AP



Lead
S 3
S 9
S Q
D 9
S 6
S 4
H 3
D A
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 D




2nd
5
10
H 5
K
H 9
D 4
Q
Stas
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
A
J
2
2
C 8
D 7
K
Fantoni
South
2 C
2 NT




4th
8
7
K
5
D 3
D 10
2
Lauria
West

Pass
Dbl
2 S
AP

Lead
C 2
C 7
H J
H 6
H Q
D 2
S 3
D 9
S A
Engel
North
Pass
1 H
Rdbl
2 NT


2nd
Q
4
3
2
C 10
5
5
8
8
Versace
East
Pass
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
A
5
7
4
10
9
4
4
Coenraets
South
1 D
2 H
Pass
3 H


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


Par +110
3 D South
S 7 5
H A Q 9 5
D Q J 6 4 2
C Q 7





Pass +61 NT 294-2392 NT North -2-1003 H North =+140


2004 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 80
E-W Vul
S K Q J 6
H Q 10 6
D 9 6
C K 8 7 4
Robinson
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
D A
H A
D Q
Bocchi
North
1 NT
3 D
3 S

2nd
2
6
6
9
Boyd
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
K
8
H 2
Duboin
South
2 H
3 H


4th
K
3
4
5
Katz
West

Dbl
4 H

Lead
D J
H 2
C 7
H K
H 3
D A
D Q
C 9
Becker
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
4
Q
J
S 2
9
S 6
K
Jacobs
East
1 H
2 C


3rd
6
7
10
5
A
S 4
S 3
A
Schwartz
South
1 NT
Pass


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


Par -1400
6 S× NS -6
S 10 9 7 5 2
H J 4
D J 10 8 5 3
C 10


1 NT +111 NT 305-2403 S North -2-1004 H East +1-650


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2004 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 81
E-W Vul
S 8 7 4 3 2
H Q J 5
D 9 8
C A K 7
Meckstroth
West

2 S
3 H
Pass

Lead
H 9
C 8
D 8
C 6
C 7
C Q
S 2
D J
D 6
Berkowitz
North
1 NT
Dbl
Pass
4 D

2nd
Q
4
Q
3
10
H 4
K
3
10
Rodwell
East
Dbl
Pass
3 S
Dbl

3rd
K
A
A
K
J
D 9
J
H 2
H 8
Cohen
South
Rdbl
3 D
4 C
AP

4th
A
2
S 5
5
9
H 6
6
S 3
S 4
Boyd
West

1 S



Lead
C Q
S J
S 10
C 6
H Q
C A
H 5
C J
D K
D Q
Soloway
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
3
5
D 3
4
6
10
K
S 9
4
A
Robinson
East
1 D
2 D



3rd
7
2
6
K
3
8
A
D 8
H 8
H 9
Hamman
South
Pass
AP



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


Par +90
2 D NS
S J
H A 7 3
D A 10 5 4 3
C Q J 8 6





Pass +131 NT 305-2534 D× South -3-5002 D East -3+300


2003 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 82
E-W Vul
S J 5
H 8 6 3 2
D A K 9 7 6
C Q 9
Versace
West

3 C
AP

Lead
H A
C A
C 10
H 7
H K
C J
S 5
S Q
Rodwell
North
1 NT
Pass


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


3rd
J
5
K
10
9
D 3
A
D 6
Meckstroth
South
2 S
3 S


4th
5
2
4
3
Q
7
10
2
Hamman
West

2 NT


Lead
D 6
C K
C 5
D K
D A
H 6
C A
C 10
C 8
C 6
Bocchi
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
Q
2
4
3
4
J
D 9
H 8
D 7
H 3
Soloway
East
Pass
3 NT


3rd
J
3
J
S 4
S 6
Q
D 5
D 10
S 2
Duboin
South
2 S
AP


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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S A Q 9 7 6 4
H Q 5 4
D J
C 7 4 2




Pass +51 NT 305-2583 S South -2-1003 NT West -1+100


2003 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 101 NT NSPass NS
Case 83
None Vul
S A 5
H 9 8 3 2
D K 7 4 2
C A J 3
Campos
West

Pass



Lead
C 5
D 2
C 6
D 3
D 4
S 3
H 2
C 2
L'Ecuyer
North
1 NT




2nd
4
8
3
Q
S 8
A
A
9
Aranha
East
Pass




3rd
Q
9
10
K
5
10
6
S 2
Fergani
South
Pass




4th
A
J
K
S 6
A
4
4
J
G.Wolpert
West

1 S
3 S
AP

Lead
H 8
C 4
C A
C 3
S 3
D 10
S 7
Junqueira
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass


2nd
J
6
5
7
5
A
A
Demuy
East
Pass
2 NT
4 S


3rd
K
J
9
K
Q
2
6
Maia
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl


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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S K 4
H K 7 6
D 10 9 6 5 3
C K 9 4



Pass +41 NT 305-2621 NT North +2+1504 S× West -2+300


2003 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 84
E-W Vul
S J 4 2
H K 8 5
D K 10 7 5 3
C A 5
Rodwell
West

Pass
Dbl
2 S

Lead
S 2
D Q
H 3
C 2
D K
C 5
S 9
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Rdbl
2 D
Pass

2nd
A
A
Q
3
4
7
4
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass
3 S

3rd
Q
2
K
J
9
10
3
Nunes
South
Pass
2 C
Pass
AP

4th
7
7
A
A
8
K
Versace
West

2 NT
4 S


Lead
H 10
S A
C 2
H 5
S 8
S 9
S 5
C 6
S 6
C 7
C J
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
Q
Q
3
4
4
J
D 9
5
D J
8
Lauria
East
1 S
3 NT



3rd
K
7
K
3
3
K
10
Q
H 2
9
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -100
4 D× NS -1
S Q
H 10 9 6 3
D A J 9 6
C 10 8 4 3






1 NT +101 NT 315-2623 S West +1-1704 S East =-620


2002 Rosenblum Semifinal, Segment 21 NT NSPass NS
Case 85
E-W Vul
S A 8 7
H J 9
D Q 3
C Q J 7 6 5 4
Nystrom
West

Pass
2 S
Pass

Lead
S Q
C J
D Q
D 3
S 5
S 9
H K
S K
Duboin
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass
3 C

2nd
6
2
7
6
7
C 8
A
C 4
Stromberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
5
K
J
4
9
D 10
Bocchi
South
2 D
Pass
Dbl


4th
A
9
4
A
10
8
2
H 4
Versace
West

1 S
Pass
3 D

Lead
H J
H 9
S 2
S 9
C Q
S J
D 10
D 4
Lindkvist
North
Pass
2 C
3 C
3 H

2nd
2
3
8
10
A
H 6
K
Q
Lauria
East
Pass
2 S
Pass
3 S

3rd
4
5
Q
K
3
3
A
6
Fredin
South
1 H
2 NT
Pass
AP

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


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



1 NT +61 NT 321-2623 C North =+1103 S West =-140


2002 Rosenblum Final, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 86
None Vul
S A 6 3 2
H 10 2
D A 10 6 4
C K 5 2
Karwur
West

Pass
Dbl
3 C

Lead
H 3
D 5
H 2
D Q
D 8
D 6
C 6
S A
Bocchi
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
A
J
H 7
9
4
4
Sakul
East
Pass
Pass
2 NT
3 D

3rd
10
K
5
2
7
H 9
J
5
Duboin
South
2 D
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
Q
A
6
4
10
S 7
K
9
Versace
West

2 C
3 NT


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


2nd
4
3
A
4
Q
5
K
8
10
D 6
S 2
10
Lauria
East
1 D
2 NT



3rd
10
K
5
J
J
Q
8
7
A
S 10
8
8
Lasut
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S J 8 5
H J 9 7 5 3
D J 3
C 10 8 4








Pass +41 NT 321-2663 D East =-1103 NT East -1+50


2002 Rosenblum Semifinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 87
E-W Vul
S Q 7 4 2
H K 9 6 3
D A J 5
C 8 4
Duboin
West

Pass

Lead
D K
D 6
C 4
H 4
C 8
C J
C 6
C 5
S 5
S 2
Nystrom
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
3
4
Q
Q
A
9
H 5
H 8
6
8
Bocchi
East
3 C


3rd
5
J
K
K
10
D 7
D 8
D 9
9
K
Stromberg
South
Pass


4th
2
10
3
7
7
H 3
S 4
H 6
Q
3
Fredin
West

2 NT

Lead
H 3
C 3
H 7
C 7
H 8
H 9
H 5
D K
D 6
D A
Versace
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
8
4
4
D 3
S 8
S 3
7
8
C 5
Lindkvist
East
2 C
3 NT

3rd
J
J
A
Q
K
10
S 2
5
J
S 6
Lauria
South
Pass
AP

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


Par +420
4 H NS
S K 10 6
H J 10 8 5 4
D K 6
C K 10 9



Pass +31 NT 321-2693 C East -2+2003 NT West -3+300


2002 USBC Final, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 88
E-W Vul
S 8 3
H Q 10 7 6
D K J 5
C A J 9 8
Rodwell
West

Dbl
2 D
AP


Lead
H 7
H 5
D 2
H 10
C 2
C 8
D 3
D 5
Cohen
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass



2nd
2
6
4
4
10
5
K
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 C
Pass



3rd
3
8
J
J
A
K
8
C 6
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl



4th
A
9
6
C 4
3
D Q
9
Schwartz
West

Dbl
1 D
Dbl
2 S

Lead
S A
D 3
H 6
S K
D A
Nickell
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
Rdbl
3 H

2nd
3
K
2
8
5
Becker
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
5
6
9
4
Freeman
South
1 C
Pass
1 H
Pass


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


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




Pass +81 NT 321-2782 D× West =-1803 H South =+140


2001 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 89
E-W Vul
S A 6 4 3
H 8 3
D A 6 4 3
C J 9 4
Weichsel
West

3 NT

Lead
D 5
S 4
H 6
S 9
S 3
Aa
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
7
10
8
Q
8
Sontag
East
2 NT
Pass

3rd
A
J
Q
A
5
Groetheim
South
Pass
Pass

4th
10
K
A
7
2
Helness
West

1 NT

Lead
D 2
H 8
H 2
C A
C K
C Q
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
7
K
6
6
10
S 5
Helgemo
East
1 C
2 C

3rd
A
A
3
3
5
7
Stansby
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -600
3 NT EW
S J 9 5
H A 9 4 2
D K 9 5 2
C 10 6
Pass +111 NT 321-2893 NT East +1-6302 C East +1-110


2001 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 90
E-W Vul
S A 7 6 5
H Q 7 6
D 7 6 5 2
C A 2
Greco
West

2 H
Dbl

Lead
C K
S 5
H 10
S K
Zia
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
2
6
4
Hampson
East
Dbl
2 S
3 S

3rd
A
8
A
C 4
Rosenberg
South
Pass
3 C
AP

4th
8
J
3
A
Berkowitz
West

Pass
3 H

Lead
C 2
C K
H A
S 2
D 5
D 4
S K
D K
D Q
C Q
Wold
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
8
3
3
8
3
2
4
9
H J
H 10
Cohen
East
1 C
2 S


3rd
10
A
2
J
8
J
C 4
C 6
C 9
H Q
Lair
South
2 C
Pass


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


Par -620
4 S EW
S 8 4
H K J 3
D 10 9 8
C K Q J 10 7




Pass +71 NT 321-2963 S East +1-1703 H West -1+100


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2001 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 91
E-W Vul
S K 4
H K 10 5 3
D Q 7 6 4 3
C Q 9
Wold
West

Dbl
5 C
AP

Lead
S K
S 3
H 8
D 3
H 4
S 10
D J
C 4
Cohen
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
Q
2
K
Q
C Q
5
9
Lair
East
Dbl
4 H
Pass


3rd
6
J
K
A
3
C A
C 3
J
Berkowitz
South
3 S
Dbl
Dbl


4th
8
4
6
10
7
7
4
K
Zia
West

Pass
3 C


Lead
S K
D 2
S Q
H 8
C 3
D K
D 8
C 5
H 4
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
A
A
10
A
9
5
9
Q
2
Rosenberg
East
1 D
Dbl



3rd
2
10
4
3
A
H Q
C 4
2
K
Greco
South
2 S
Pass



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


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




1 NT +121 NT 333-2965 C× West -2+5003 C West =-110


2001 USBC Final, Segment 81 NT NSPass NS
Case 92
E-W Vul
S A 8 2
H 8 4
D Q 10 8 3
C K Q 8 6
Martel
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S 4
C 6
C 7
C Q
S J
D J
C 10
H K
S 10
H 10
S 7
Lipsitz
North
1 NT
3 H



2nd
6
5
2
H 7
5
6
8
3
H 6
D 2
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
A
K
H 9
2
K
D 4
4
9
8
Ekeblad
South
2 D
4 H



4th
A
3
9
J
Q
3
H 2
A
8
Q
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S 9
S Q
H 8
S 7
S 3
D 4
Sontag
North
Pass
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
J
2
D 6
A
H 6
H 9
9
Molson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
10
5
2
D 2
D 5
K
Weichsel
South
1 H
2 H
3 NT


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


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






Pass +21 NT 333-2984 H North -3-1503 NT North -2-100


2001 USBC Semifinal, Segment 41 NT NSPass NS
Case 93
None Vul
S J 9 2
H Q 10 8 2
D A 9 4
C K J 9
Ekeblad
West

2 H

Lead
S 4
S 3
C 2
H 4
S A
S K
S 8
S 7
H J
C 6
Stewart
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
5
6
9
5
C 3
D 5
H 3
C 4
D 2
8
Lipsitz
East
Dbl
2 S

3rd
9
Q
Q
Q
D 3
H 7
D 6
D 7
6
5
Woolsey
South
2 C
AP

4th
10
2
A
A
J
D 4
H 2
D 9
8
J
Robinson
West

1 NT

Lead
D 2
S 2
S 3
D 6
D 5
S A
S K
C 7
H 8
C 6
C K
Molson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
7
6
4
7
C 3
C 4
8
A
10
Q
Boyd
East
1 S
3 S

3rd
A
4
Q
Q
9
H 5
H 6
2
3
5
A
Shenkin
South
Pass
AP

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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S 6 4
H 4 3
D K J 5 2
C A 10 8 4 3




Pass +51 NT 333-3032 S East +1-1403 S East -1+50


2001 USBC Semifinal, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 94
E-W Vul
S J 9
H J 10 9 5
D K 9 2
C A K 8 4
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
C 4
D 7
C 5
H 5
H K
H 2
C 7
Stewart
North
1 NT
2 H
3 C


2nd
5
9
9
2
4
6
Q
K
Molson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
3
10
A
A
9
J
10
Woolsey
South
2 D
2 NT
3 NT


4th
K
Q
A
J
3
8
S 6
6
Boyd
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 5
S 8
S K
H K
C 3
H 8
S 7
Rubin
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT


2nd
J
3
D 2
6
7
2
Robinson
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
10
6
5
8
Q
Granovetter
South
1 NT
2 S



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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 4 3 2
H A K 2
D A 6 5
C 6 5 3



1 NT +101 NT 343-3033 NT North =+4003 NT South -1-50


2001 USBC Semifinal, Segment 71 NT NSPass NS
Case 95
E-W Vul
S A 10 9
H Q 6 2
D K 9 8 6 4
C Q 3
Martel
West

5 C

Lead
H 2
C 10
C 4
D A
D Q
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
C J
7
Q
5
7
Stansby
East
2 NT
Pass

3rd
5
K
A
3
S 2
Rodwell
South
4 H
Pass

4th
8
3
H J
4
K
Freeman
West

Pass

Lead
D 3
D 2
C K
C 2
H A
H J
Sontag
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
7
3
Q
7
9
Nickell
East
1 D
Dbl

3rd
10
H 8
10
A
2
6
Weichsel
South
4 H
AP

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


Par -300
5 H× NS -2
S Q 7 3
H A K J 10 5 4 3
D 7 5
C 7
Pass +111 NT 343-3145 C West =-6004 H× South -1-100


2001 USBC Playoff, Segment 71 NT NSPass NS
Case 96
E-W Vul
S A 4
H J 8 7 6 2
D J 5 3
C A J 3
Ekeblad
West

Pass
3 C

Lead
H K
D 10
D K
D A
H 9
Rodwell
North
1 NT
Rdbl
3 H

2nd
2
3
2
7
10
Lipsitz
East
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
4
Q
6
8
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 H


4th
3
4
5
J
6
Hamman
West

Pass


Lead
S 6
S 4
H 3
D 6
C 4
H 6
H 10
H 8
H 7
Shenkin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
2
Q
3
6
9
C 2
C 5
C 8
Soloway
East
1 NT



3rd
A
K
2
A
Q
A
J
5
S 5
Molson
South
Pass



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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 10 7 6 5
H A 10 5 3
D 7 4 2
C 6



Pass +41 NT 343-3183 H South -1-501 NT East -1+100


2001 USBC Semifinal, Segment 31 NT NSPass NS
Case 97
E-W Vul
S 9 4 2
H A Q 10 2
D J 8
C K 10 3 2
Rubin
West

4 S




Lead
S 4
S K
S Q
H 5
Woolsey
North
1 NT
Pass




2nd
3
2
9
A
Granovetter
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
7
8
D 2
8
Stewart
South
2 H
Pass




4th
A
10
H 4
3
Boyd
West

2 C
3 D
4 D
6 D

Lead
H A
H 2
D 2
D K
D Q
S A
Shenkin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
8
K
5
J
H 10
Robinson
East
Pass
2 S
3 NT
5 D


3rd
3
4
A
3
9
Molson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S 10 7
H 9 7 6 4 3
D 10 7 5
C J 8 6


1 NT +121 NT 355-3184 S West +2-6806 D West =-1370


2000 Olympiad Final, Segment 11 NT NSPass NS
Case 98
E-W Vul
S 10 8 2
H A 9 6 5
D 10 8 7
C K Q 7
Kwiecien
West

2 H
AP


Lead
C Q
H J
C 10
C 7
S 3
H Q
C 9
D 2
D A
Duboin
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
A
K
J
5
6
D 3
D 6
J
H 7
Pszczola
East
Dbl
Pass



3rd
8
2
K
H 4
8
3
6
4
10
Bocchi
South
Rdbl
Dbl



4th
3
5
4
2
Q
9
D 7
8
5
Versace
West

1 H
3 C
AP

Lead
C 3
C 4
D 10
D 8
S 3
C 9
H 4
S 10
H 7
S 7
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
2 D
Pass


2nd
Q
10
2
5
6
D 6
3
4
5
Lauria
East
1 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
J
3
J
8
2
A
K
Q
Balicki
South
1 D
Pass
3 D


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S K 9 7 3
H K 4
D A Q J 6 3
C 10 8





1 NT +91 NT 364-3182 H× West -2+5003 D South =+110


2000 Olympiad Final, Segment 51 NT NSPass NS
Case 99
E-W Vul
S Q 6 3 2
H 9 7 3
D Q 3
C A Q 10 2
Balicki
West

Pass
AP
Bocchi
North
1 NT
3 C
Zmudzinski
East
Pass
Pass
Duboin
South
2 NT
3 D
Lauria
West

Dbl
Pass
3 C

Lead
H Q
D J
H J
H 10
C 3
S 2
S 7
S 6
Tuszynski
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
AP

2nd
2
A
4
6
4
K
10
J
Versace
East
1 C
1 S
2 H


3rd
7
4
3
5
J
A
Q
5
Jassem
South
1 D
2 D
Pass


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S A 7 5
H Q J 6
D A 9 8 7 5 2
C 4



Pass +71 NT 364-3253 D South -2-1003 C East -2+200


2000 Olympiad Final, Segment 61 NT NSPass NS
Case 100
None Vul
S K 7 5
H K Q 7 4
D 8 3 2
C J 3 2
Pszczola
West

Pass
Pass

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

2nd
7
2
J
5
9
8
Q
S 5
K
D 5
6
Kwiecien
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
5
6
J
7
K
K
9
2
S 9
9
Duboin
South
2 C
2 S


4th
3
K
D 4
3
2
A
2
S 3
4
S 8
10
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 9
H 6
D J
H 3
D 3
D 7
D 4
S 3
H 7
S 7
S 9
Tuszynski
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
4
8
Q
K
5
8
C 4
10
S 6
J
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
Q
K
2
9
6
S 5
K
S 4
A
Jassem
South
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A 9 4 3
H J 10 6
D A Q 9 4
C K 7





Pass +51 NT 364-3302 NT North -1-502 NT South =+120

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