Main   Data 9X06 by Richard Pavlicek  

One Club vs Pass

Second seat, any HCP

A total of 153 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 C NSPass NS
Case 1
None Vul
S J 5 4 3
H K 5 4 2
D 9 7
C J 10 4
Madala
West

1 C
2 H
3 H

Lead
S 7
H Q
S 3
H 7
D Q
D 4
D 5
H J
H 8
C 6
Fantoni
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
6
9
A
7
9
J
4
5
4
Bianchedi
East

2 C
2 S
3 NT

3rd
J
3
Q
2
6
10
S 4
10
S 10
A
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
K
K
C 5
9
2
K
8
D 3
S 2
2
Multon
West

Pass
1 H
2 C

Lead
S 3
D 5
C 5
C 7
C 6
H Q
H 10
C 9
H K
Duboin
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
J
4
3
J
6
7
H 5
Zimmermann
East

1 D
Pass
2 H

3rd
Q
7
A
K
H 9
3
A
S 9
Zia
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

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


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





Pass +6Pass 6-03 NT East =-4002 H West +1-140


2014 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 2
E-W Vul
S 8 5 2
H J 8 5 4
D K Q 10
C 9 5 2
Meckstroth
West

1 S
2 D
2 NT

Lead
S 5
H A
H 2
D 4
S 2
D J
H Q
D 8
S 3
D 9
C 6
Piekarek
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
4
5
7
9
K
9
5
8
C 4
Rodwell
East
Pass
2 C
2 S
4 S

3rd
Q
6
10
10
10
A
D 3
S 6
K
C 10
Smirnov
South
1 C
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
3
K
6
J
2
J
Q
C 3
C 2
Welland
West

1 C
1 H


Lead
C 4
S A
S 3
S 9
S 6
S 7
H A
H 2
C A
H 9
D K
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
10
2
5
D 2
C 5
C 9
4
5
J
D 3
S.Auken
East
Pass
1 D
1 NT


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


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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S Q 10
H K 9 3
D 5 4 2
C A Q 8 4 3






Pass +10Pass 16-04 S West =-6201 NT East +2-150


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 131 C NSPass NS
Case 3
E-W Vul
S Q 10 3
H Q 8 5
D 4 3 2
C J 9 8 4
Gold
West

1 D
4 S


Lead
H K
H A
H 4
C 8
C 3
S A
S 5
S 6
Kaku
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
3
10
J
K
S 4
3
10
C 2
Bakhshi
East
1 C
1 S



3rd
5
8
Q
A
9
2
K
9
Takayama
South
Pass
Pass



4th
6
2
9
7
5
7
8
Q
D.Chen
West

1 D
2 D
3 D

Lead
D 3
H 2
C J
H K
H A
C Q
D 10
D J
S A
S 4
Forrester
North
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
7
7
K
3
10
D 8
2
C 2
3
10
Furuta
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
6
J
A
8
5
4
K
A
2
J
Robson
South
1 C
Pass
2 H


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


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





1 C +5Pass 16-54 S East -1+1003 D West =-110


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 141 C NSPass NS
Case 4
E-W Vul
S J 7 3
H 9 3 2
D A Q 8 4
C A 9 8
Zmudzinski
West
Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 5
D 10
S 3
D 6
H 6
Fritsche
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
4
2
A
3
Balicki
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
9
7
8
S 9
Rohowsky
South
2 C
AP

4th
J
Q
2
4
Rehder
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
S A
S Q
C K
C 8
D 5
C 9
D K
D 2
H 2
H 7
H 10
Jassem
North
Pass
5 D

2nd
3
10
C 5
A
Q
C 3
S 5
H 4
C 10
K
Q
9
Gromoeller
East
1 S
Dbl

3rd
K
2
D 7
4
D 3
A
D 9
4
Q
5
A
J
Mazurkiewicz
South
3 D
AP

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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 10 8
H Q 8 5
D K J 9 5 3 2
C 7 5






1 C +4Pass 16-94 S East +1-6505 D× South -4-800


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 141 C NSPass NS
Case 5
E-W Vul
S J 7 3
H 9 3 2
D A Q 8 4
C A 9 8
Campos
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 7
D 10
S 3
D 6
H 4
S Q
S K
C 4
Bakhshi
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
2
9
A
2
2
10
D 3
5
Villas-Boas
East
1 S



3rd
8
7
8
S 9
K
C 3
H 6
K
Gold
South
Pass



4th
Q
Q
2
4
5
7
J
A
Robson
West
Pass
1 NT
4 S

Lead
D 5
H 2
C 2
H 3
D 10
S 9
Chagas
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
7
J
A
K
2
Forrester
East
1 S
2 NT


3rd
A
Q
Q
5
S 2
Brum
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 10 8
H Q 8 5
D K J 9 5 3 2
C 7 5


1 C +101 C 19-161 S East +4-2004 S East +1-650


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 151 C NSPass NS
Case 6
E-W Vul
S J 10 9 6 2
H 7 6 2
D Q 10 7
C Q 10
Thoma
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
H 8
S 7
S 8
D 3
C 3
D 9
C A
C J
C 9
S K
D 4
Tobing
North

Dbl
2 S

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

3rd
4
2
6
6
10
2
Q
H 6
H 7
H 10
Asbi
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
2
3
5
K
7
A
2
8
S A
9
George
West

Pass


Lead
D 2
Campos
North

2 S
Karwur
East
Pass
AP
Villas-Boas
South
Pass
S Q 4
H A J 10 9 4
D 9 8 3
C K 6 4
TableS A K 5 3
H 8
D J 6 5 4 2
C 8 7 2


Par -90
2 D EW
S 8 7
H K Q 5 3
D A K
C A J 9 5 3





1 C +51 C 24-162 S North +1+1402 S North -1-50


2013 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 7
Both Vul
S A J 10 9 4
H 2
D J 10 4 3
C 10 3 2
Kranyak
West

1 C
2 H

Lead
C K
H 9
H Q
H 6
D 9
S 6
S 9
D 6
Zimmermann
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
A
2
S J
3
K
Q
7
4
G.Wolpert
East

1 H
4 H

3rd
2
7
10
S 4
5
A
2
2
Multon
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
7
4
K
A
3
3
K
H 8
Nunes
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
H 2
S 7
D 5
H J
C 3
D 8
Levin
North

2 S


2nd
2
A
5
3
6
7
J
Fantoni
East

Pass


3rd
Q
4
K
A
5
K
Q
Weinstein
South
Pass
3 S


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


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


1 C +21 C 26-164 H East -2+2003 S North =+140


2013 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 8
None Vul
S K Q J 8 6 3
H 8
D 10 6 5
C K Q J
Kranyak
West

1 C
3 H


Lead
S 9
H 3
H K
H 7
H J
Fantoni
North

1 S
3 S


2nd
7
2
S 3
S 6
9
G.Wolpert
East

2 H
4 H


3rd
J
A
4
Q
C 4
Nunes
South
Pass
2 S
AP


4th
A
8
5
6
Helgemo
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
D J
H 3
H K
H 7
H J
D 2
D 9
Dwyer
North

2 S
Pass
Dbl

2nd
4
2
S 3
S 6
9
Q
10
Helness
East

Pass
4 H
AP

3rd
6
A
4
Q
S 7
K
3
Bathurst
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


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


Pass +21 C 26-184 H East -1+504 H× East -1+100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 51 C NSPass NS
Case 9
N-S Vul
S 9 5 4
H A Q
D A 10 6
C Q 9 8 3 2
Kranyak
West

1 C
1 NT
2 NT

Lead
S 5
H 4
H A
S 9
C 5
H 7
H 9
D A
S 10
Narkiewicz
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
J
6
A
D 2
S 4
3
C 6
K
G.Wolpert
East

1 H
2 S
3 C

3rd
J
Q
8
Q
K
10
S 8
3
C 10
Buras
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
7
5
K
3
3
2
C 2
4
Balicki
West

Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S 7
S 2
H 3
C 2
H 2
S 9
H 4
C 3
H 8
D A
Levin
North

1 C
1 NT
AP

2nd
4
K
7
6
J
6
K
5
C 10
S 10
Zmudzinski
East

Pass
Dbl


3rd
A
3
Q
D 3
A
Q
D 6
D 8
D 10
2
Weinstein
South
Pass
1 D
2 D


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


Par +130
4 D NS
S K Q J
H 8 4 3 2
D Q 9 8 7 3 2
C





Pass +11Pass 29-263 C West -1+502 D× South +2+580


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 141 C NSPass NS
Case 10
E-W Vul
S J 7 3
H 9 3 2
D A Q 8 4
C A 9 8
Tobing
West
Pass
1 NT
3 NT

Lead
D 4
D J
D A
D 8
D 5
D 3
C 7
Cornell
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
10
H 4
S 4
S 5
C 3
C 6
10
Asbi
East
1 S
2 NT


3rd
K
Q
2
9
H 9
H 3
A
Bach
South
Pass
Pass


4th
7
6
H 6
C 2
S 6
H 7
4
Ware
West
Pass
1 NT


Lead
H 2
S 2
S K
Karwur
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
7
10
Tislevoll
East
1 S
3 NT


3rd
Q
A
9
Sakul
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 10 8
H Q 8 5
D K J 9 5 3 2
C 7 5

1 C +141 C 40-293 NT West -3+3003 NT West =-600


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2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 141 C NSPass NS
Case 11
E-W Vul
S J 7 3
H 9 3 2
D A Q 8 4
C A 9 8
Helgemo
West
Pass
1 NT




Lead
D A
D 4
D 3
Fleisher
North
1 C
Pass




2nd
6
10
C 2
Helness
East
1 S
3 NT




3rd
9
K
Kamil
South
Pass
AP




4th
7
H 4
Willenken
West
Pass
2 C
3 C
3 NT
5 C

Lead
D A
D 4
C 3
C 4
Fantoni
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
10
8
7
Rosenberg
East
1 NT
2 S
3 S
4 H


3rd
3
K
Q
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 10 8
H Q 8 5
D K J 9 5 3 2
C 7 5
1 C +141 C 54-293 NT West -3+3005 C West =-600


2013 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 12
Both Vul
S A Q 3
H A 10 9 7
D J 6 4 2
C 8 6
Brogeland
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H K
H 10
C 10
C 4
S J
S 2
C A
D K
T.Bessis
North
1 C
Pass



2nd
J
Q
3
7
Q
9
5
7
Lindqvist
East
1 S
2 H



3rd
2
C 2
6
J
K
4
H 7
2
Bertheau
South
1 NT
3 C



4th
A
4
K
8
8
3
S 5
A
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
S J
S 7
C 6
H 4
C 8
C 7
H 2
C 10
D K
Graves
North
Pass
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
Q
10
4
A
K
Q
9
5
7
Grue
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
4
2
3
A
S 3
K
D 2
Schwartz
South
Pass
2 S
3 C


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


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




Pass +51 C 54-343 C North -1-1003 C South =+110


2013 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 13
Both Vul
S A Q 3
H A 10 9 7
D J 6 4 2
C 8 6
Narkiewicz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
C 4
S 4
S 2
D 4
C A
D 9
S 6
H 4
S 5
Jagniewski
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
7
7
3
8
5
3
10
9
7
C 2
Buras
East
1 S
2 H

3rd
2
J
K
J
Q
8
J
H 2
K
C 5
Gawel
South
2 C
AP

4th
A
6
10
Q
8
K
H 3
A
J
H 9
Nowosadzki
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
D 2
D Q
H K
H 6
C 6
H 2
D J
Bocchi
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
J
5
7
C 2
C 7
4
10
S 2
Kalita
East
1 S
AP

3rd
5
K
4
4
8
9
3
3
Madala
South
Pass


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


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



Pass +61 C 54-402 H East =-1101 NT North +2+150


2013 Spingold Final, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 14
N-S Vul
S K 10 9
H A 10 7 4
D 7 6 4
C A 10 7
Bertheau
West
Pass
4 S

Lead
C A
D 6
D 2
S Q
S 10
H 9
Jagniewski
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
K
9
Q
6
2
A
T.Bessis
East
2 D
Pass

3rd
2
K
4
3
D 3
5
Gawel
South
Pass
Pass

4th
8
10
A
K
A
2
Nowosadzki
West
Pass
2 NT

Lead
D 8
S A
S 3
H A
H 4
S 5
H 8
C 3
Grue
North
Pass
Pass

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

3rd
7
2
4
3
2
Q
S 8
K
Moss
South
Pass
AP

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


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

1 C +101 C 64-404 S West -1+504 S East =-420


2013 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 15
Both Vul
S A 9 5 4 3
H K 9 8 3
D A K 2
C K
Brink
West

1 C
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
H 9
S J
H 7
D A
D K
S 4
D Q
C 3
Martel
North

Dbl
4 C


2nd
A
5
3
4
3
5
C 2
2
K
Drijver
East

3 C
Pass


3rd
6
Q
7
K
6
4
10
8
A
Zia
South
Pass
Dbl
4 H


4th
2
A
K
10
J
10
H J
7
7
Willenken
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 10
D 10
S A
S 3
D Q
D J
S 4
D 9
H 2
Bathurst
North

1 S
4 S


2nd
Q
A
6
7
2
K
C 6
C 4
4
Rosenberg
East

Pass
AP


3rd
A
3
2
8
8
5
K
C K
9
Zagorin
South
Pass
2 D



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


Par +620
4 S NS
S K 10 8 2
H Q 7 6 2
D 9 7 6 4
C 7




Pass +121 C 65-524 H South -1-1004 S North =+620


2013 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 16
None Vul
S A K 9
H A Q 10 7
D 8 6 5 4
C 3 2
Welland
West

1 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 4
H 5
S 2
D 5
S 3
D 6
S 6
D 10
S Q
C 3
C A
Fantoni
North

Dbl
2 H
3 H

2nd
A
K
10
4
Q
8
J
C 6
C 4
7
5
2
S.Auken
East

Pass
3 D
AP

3rd
8
2
J
A
H 4
K
H 6
9
C 8
H 9
J
7
Nunes
South
Pass
1 H
Dbl


4th
3
A
K
5
3
10
7
J
8
H Q
Q
9
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D K
C 7
S 8
C 2
C 6
S Q
D 4
S 6
D 5
D.Bilde
North

1 H
4 H


2nd
2
K
A
5
S 9
3
9
D A
10
Helness
East

Pass
AP


3rd
3
A
5
J
H 8
4
H 3
H 7
H 4
M.Bilde
South
Pass
3 C



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


Par +100
4 D× EW -1
S 7 6 3 2
H K 6 4 3
D 2
C K J 9 4








1 C +31 C 68-523 H South -1-504 H North -3-150


2013 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 17
None Vul
S 8 5
H Q J 10 2
D J 9 6 5 3
C K 9
Kamil
West

1 NT

Lead
S 8
H 5
S 5
D 7
C 5
D 5
C 7
H 2
H A
Bathurst
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
10
7
2
3
Q
10
6
S 6
Fleisher
East
1 C
Pass

3rd
10
4
A
9
6
4
4
K
J
Zagorin
South
1 S
Pass

4th
K
8
3
K
9
10
K
3
9
Verhees
West

Pass

Lead
C 6
C 3
S 7
H 3
H A
H 8
H Q
D 3
S 9
S 10
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
4
J
2
5
D 2
9
Q
A
K
v.Prooijen
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
J
K
Q
4
10
J
S 4
7
6
D 5
Willenken
South
1 NT


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


Par -90
2 C EW
S A J 10 4 2
H A K 8
D 7 4
C Q 10 3



Pass +51 C 68-571 NT West =-901 NT South +1+120


2013 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 18
Both Vul
S A 9 6 3
H J 6 5
D Q 7 3
C K Q 8
Upmark
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
S 3
S 2
H 7
S 5
S 6
D J
C 4
D 7
S.Auken
North
1 C
1 S


2nd
K
J
8
K
10
H 4
A
Q
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
K
9
8
A
7
3
6
Welland
South
1 H
2 NT


4th
9
4
Q
5
H 2
D 2
4
10
M.Bilde
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
H 10
D 5
C K
H 8
Fredin
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT

2nd
3
5
6
7
J
D.Bilde
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
Q
9
4
Fallenius
South
1 C
1 S


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 7 5 2
H A K 3
D J 10 5
C J 10 9



1 C +61 C 74-572 NT South =+1202 NT North -1-100


2013 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 19
N-S Vul
S J 5 3
H A K J 10 4
D J 10 7
C 10 8
Welland
West

1 C
1 S
Pass

Lead
H A
D J
S 4
S 6
S 9
H 7
H J
C 3
D 7
D K
Gitelman
North

1 H
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
A
2
5
K
Q
S 7
2
3
9
S.Auken
East

Dbl
Pass
2 S

3rd
6
6
Q
A
C 4
K
8
6
Q
10
Amoils
South
Pass
Rdbl
2 H
AP

4th
3
2
3
10
J
5
9
10
5
4
T.Bessis
West

Pass
3 C


Lead
H A
C 10
D 5
C 5
S 4
H 7
H J
D 7
D.Bilde
North

1 H
AP


2nd
2
3
J
4
K
Q
S 7
A
Bertheau
East

1 S



3rd
8
2
3
8
6
K
6
6
M.Bilde
South
Pass
2 S



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


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





Pass +31 C 74-602 S West -1+503 C West -3+150


2012 World Championship Final, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 20
N-S Vul
S A 9 7
H A J 10 7 2
D 9 6
C K 10 3
Nystrom
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
D 7
C 2
D 8
C 4
D 10
H 8
S 2
C 3
Balicki
North

1 H
3 H

2nd
K
9
J
10
A
6
3
5
Upmark
East

2 C
AP

3rd
2
K
Q
Q
3
2
Q
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
3 C


4th
6
A
9
8
S 7
Q
A
Zak
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
D 8
C 2
D 7
C 8
D 10
C 3
H 4
H 5
S 9
S Q
Ahlesved
North

1 H
2 H

2nd
A
4
K
9
J
5
6
8
10
Zaremba
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
4
10
Q
H 3
10
K
J
Petersson
South
Pass
2 D


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


Par +100
3 D× EW -1
S J 6 4 3
H 9 8 4 3
D A K J
C 8 2




Pass +51 C 74-653 H North -1-1002 H North =+110


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2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 81 C NSPass NS
Case 21
None Vul
S Q 8
H 8 3
D 9 8 4 2
C A K 8 7 2
Duboin
West

1 C
1 S
3 S

Lead
C J
D 9
C 9
H J
H Q
H 2
H 9
H 7
D Q
Tham
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
K
3
K
3
D 2
S 4
S 2
6
Sementa
East

1 H
2 NT
3 NT

3rd
K
A
8
8
6
A
S 5
C 4
Ong
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
6
3
D 5
5
4
10
D 4
C 2
Krishnan
West

Pass
4 D
5 H

Lead
C J
H 3
D 3
S 7
D 5
S 5
Bocchi
North

3 C
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
6
2
9
6
Q
Ng
East

3 H
5 D


3rd
K
10
Q
8
H 2
A
Madala
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -450
5 H EW
S 7 6 4 3 2
H J 10 4
D A J 6
C J 9




1 C +21 C 76-653 NT East =-4005 H East =-450


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 111 C NSPass NS
Case 22
Both Vul
S K 6
H K Q 10
D 8 7 6 5 4 3 2
C 10
Helgemo
West

1 NT
Rdbl
3 H

Lead
D 2
H A
D 10
C 4
H 4
H K
D 3
C Q
S 4
Berg
North

Pass
2 D
AP

2nd
9
10
4
K
5
J
S 3
D 5
2
Helness
East
Pass
2 C
2 S


3rd
K
3
H 7
3
Q
C 2
C 5
7
K
Svendsen
South
1 C
Dbl
Pass


4th
A
2
J
10
9
6
Q
A
5
Charlsen
West

1 NT
Rdbl


Lead
S 4
C 10
C A
C 2
D 6
S A
C Q
D Q
H A
D 10
Fantoni
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
9
J
9
D 2
D 3
5
10
4
Hoftaniska
East
Pass
2 C
2 S


3rd
K
K
D 8
S 6
K
5
H 7
H 3
9
H J
Nunes
South
Pass
Dbl
AP


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S J 10 7 4
H 4 2
D K J
C A K 6 5 2





1 C +51 C 81-653 H West -1+1002 S East =-110


2012 World Championship Final, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 23
None Vul
S 10 6 3
H A J
D 9 6 3
C K J 10 6 3
Zak
West

Pass
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
C 7
S 6
D A
S 7
C A
D K
H 9
Nystrom
North

2 C
Pass
Dbl

2nd
Q
5
2
J
3
3
A
Zaremba
East
Pass
2 H
3 C
4 H

3rd
K
K
6
3
S A
S 9
2
Upmark
South
1 C
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
8
8
2
8
5
4
Ahlesved
West

1 D
1 NT


Lead
S 7
H 9
S 3
Buras
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
Q
A
Petersson
East
Pass
1 H
4 H


3rd
6
2
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -420
4 S West
S K 7 4
H Q 4
D A Q 10 7 5
C 9 8 7


1 C +101 C 91-654 H East -1+504 H East =-420


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 24
E-W Vul
S A 10 4
H Q 4
D Q 7 6 5 4
C J 3 2
Carroll
West

1 H
2 C
4 S

Lead
C 9
S 3
S 2
D 2
C 7
C A
H 5
H K
Piekarek
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
4
Q
K
J
4
3
Q
Garvey
East
1 C
1 S
2 H


3rd
3
K
8
4
K
D 8
A
Smirnov
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
6
6
10
10
5
2
4
Rehder
West

1 H
2 S


Lead
D 5
D 2
C 7
H 5
C 3
H A
S J
D 3
S 8
Hanlon
North
Pass
Dbl
3 D


2nd
J
K
2
3
6
4
4
H 2
A
Gromoeller
East
Pass
2 D
4 H


3rd
A
6
K
J
5
8
2
4
5
McGann
South
1 D
Pass
AP


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


Par -620
4 S EW
S Q 6
H 9 6 3
D A 9 3 2
C 10 9 5 4




Pass +131 C 91-784 S East +1-6504 H West -1+100


2012 USBC Round of 16, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 25
N-S Vul
S 8 6 4
H A Q 9 2
D Q J 8 4
C Q 4
Feldman
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 5
D A
D 2
D Q
S 3
D 9
D 6
S Q
C 7
C 10
C K
Garner
North
1 C
2 NT



2nd
10
10
C 6
K
K
C 5
H 3
A
Q
9
Pollack
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
4
J
3
5
8
C 4
6
A
J
H.Weinstein
South
2 S
3 NT



4th
2
5
7
C 2
4
H 4
S 2
H 6
3
H 9
Lee
West
Pass
2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
S 3
D A
H K
H 10
H Q
D Q
S 2
S 10
Stewart
North
Pass
Dbl
3 C


2nd
4
K
10
3
8
7
K
Q
8
Demirev
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl


3rd
A
5
4
2
A
C 3
2
A
D 7
Woolsey
South
1 D
2 S
3 D


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


Par +130
4 D NS
S K Q J 7
H K 10
D A 9 6 3 2
C 9 3






Pass +51 C 91-843 NT North -1-1003 D South =+110


2012 USBC Semifinal, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 26
Both Vul
S K J 8
H A K 9 7 3 2
D 10 8 7 6
C
Hampson
West

2 C
Pass


Lead
D 7
Garner
North

2 D
Dbl


2nd
A
Greco
East
Pass
6 C
AP


3rd
5
H.Weinstein
South
1 C
Pass
Demirev
West

1 C
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
C 5
C K
Gitelman
North

1 H
4 H


2nd
C 3
4
Lee
East
Pass
Dbl
5 C


3rd
4
A
Moss
South
Pass
2 C
Dbl


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


Par +200
6 C× EW -1
S A Q 7 2
H Q 5 4
D Q J 5 4
C 9 4
1 C +141 C 105-846 C× West -1+2005 C× West =-750


2011 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 27
Both Vul
S Q 5 2
H 3 2
D K 6 5 2
C J 9 8 5
Stansby
West

Dbl
2 H

Lead
H 2
S 6
D 4
C 8
H 5
S A
S 4
C J
Hurd
North

2 C
AP

2nd
4
5
J
10
8
2
Q
Q
Martel
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
Q
K
Q
K
3
3
7
A
Wooldridge
South
1 C
Pass


4th
K
9
K
4
6
8
J
2
Grue
West

1 NT
2 H

Lead
C 8
C A
D J
C 9
S 3
S 6
S 7
H J
Levin
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
7
4
Q
Q
8
2
J
2
J.Lall
East
Pass
2 C
4 H

3rd
K
5
K
6
A
K
H 8
4
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -620
4 H East
S J 9 8
H Q 9 5
D J 10 9
C A K 6 3


Pass +61 C 105-902 H West +1-1404 H West -1+100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 28
None Vul
S A Q 9 4
H 9
D K 8 6
C J 10 6 4 2
Fredin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
C 2
S 10
H 2
D 2
C K
C Q
Hurd
North
1 C
1 S
2 NT


2nd
6
3
5
8
8
D 5
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
A
4
J
J
4
Wooldridge
South
1 H
2 D
3 NT


4th
9
7
J
D 6
A
5
Zagorin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 3
S 8
D J
H 2
D 2
C 2
C K
C Q
S 10
H 4
D 10
Nystrom
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT


2nd
6
5
4
6
K
5
H 3
H 7
6
8
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
4
7
J
C 3
A
4
6
9
A
Bertheau
South
1 NT
2 H



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 10 8 3
H K 10 8 6
D A 9 4
C A K Q






1 C +111 C 116-903 NT North =+4003 NT South -3-150


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 91 C NSPass NS
Case 29
E-W Vul
S J 7 6 3
H Q J
D J 6 2
C K J 6 4
Wooldridge
West

1 S
3 D
4 S

Lead
D 6
Narkiewicz
North
Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

2nd
K
Hurd
East
1 C
2 S
3 S


3rd
5
Buras
South
1 D
Pass
Pass


4th
7
Gawrys
West

Dbl



Lead
D 7
H 4
H Q
H 3
S 3
D A
C A
S 4
D Q
Grue
North
Pass
4 D



2nd
2
2
K
6
5
J
4
6
9
Kalita
East
Pass
Dbl



3rd
K
8
A
D 6
2
C 3
5
K
S 7
J.Lall
South
3 D
AP



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


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




1 C +51 C 121-904 S West -1+1004 D× South -1-100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 91 C NSPass NS
Case 30
E-W Vul
S J 7 6 3
H Q J
D J 6 2
C K J 6 4
Furuta
West

Dbl
Dbl
4 S

Lead
D 6
S 10
S 4
C 3
D J
C 5
D 2
C A
H 5
D Q
H Q
Baldursson
North
Pass
3 D
Pass
AP

2nd
K
2
6
2
S 9
8
H 4
4
J
H 6
10
Kaku
East
1 C
Pass
4 D


3rd
8
A
K
10
4
9
3
7
K
S 7
3
T.Jonsson
South
2 D
Pass
Pass


4th
9
3
D 5
J
7
K
A
H 2
A
H 7
8
M.Magnusson
West

Pass



Lead
S A
C 10
H Q
H J
H 3
S 6
H 9
D J
S 9
Teramoto
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
3
K
4
K
8
K
S 8
K
C 2
Haraldsson
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
3
2
A
D 6
D 3
D 2
4
Q
Yokoi
South
3 D




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


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






1 C +31 C 124-904 S West -2+2003 D South =+110


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2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 181 C NSPass NS
Case 31
N-S Vul
S K 10 4
H A 4
D 9 8 7 6 3
C Q 8 5
Versace
West

Pass
2 D
3 H

Lead
C 6
D Q
D J
D 2
C 3
S 2
C 9
D 4
H 7
H 4
Narkiewicz
North

1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
2
K
9
8
7
4
J
7
10
5
Lauria
East
Pass
2 C
2 H


3rd
Q
A
S 3
H 2
H 6
A
H 9
H J
A
8
Buras
South
1 C
Pass
Pass


4th
A
6
5
10
5
6
8
H Q
3
K
Gawrys
West

1 D



Lead
C 4
D Q
D J
D 2
C 3
D 4
H 7
H 4
S 2
C K
S J
Sementa
North

Pass



2nd
2
K
7
3
6
6
9
5
4
H K
K
Kalita
East
Pass
1 H



3rd
Q
A
S 3
H 2
H 6
H J
A
8
9
8
A
Duboin
South
Pass
AP



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


Par -420
4 S EW
S Q 6
H Q 8 7
D K 10 5
C K J 7 6 4






1 C +41 C 129-903 H East -1+501 H East +1-110


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 191 C NSPass NS
Case 32
None Vul
S 7 6 4
H Q
D K 7 6 3
C A Q 10 8 6
Kushari
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C 9
C J
D 3
S 10
C 4
C A
C 8
D K
Bocchi
North
1 C
2 C


2nd
4
3
5
8
6
7
H 10
H 9
Majumdar
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
2
6
Q
Q
3
10
H 3
D 10
Madala
South
Dbl
2 NT


4th
K
2
H 2
A
A
S 8
K
D 2
Versace
West
Pass
1 NT
2 S

Lead
D 10
D 3
H 5
C 2
C Q
H K
S 6
S A
D 9
H 10
C J
H 9
B.Saha
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
J
Q
4
S 2
4
3
J
4
J
5
8
Lauria
East
1 S
2 H


3rd
K
Q
A
K
9
6
K
7
6
7
8
S.Mukherjee
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A K 5
H J 8 4 3
D Q 10 9
C J 9 4






1 C +21 C 131-902 NT South +2+1802 S East -2+100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 33
N-S Vul
S 5 4
H K Q 9 4
D K J 9 5 3
C 10 5
I.Herbst
West

1 D
5 C

Lead
S 6
D 6
S 9
D 7
C 6
S 2
H K
C 8
D 8
S A
Fleisher
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
7
5
10
4
5
Q
7
H 4
A
O.Herbst
East
1 C
2 C


3rd
5
2
4
C 2
J
C 10
6
A
C 9
Kamil
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
10
J
3
K
8
A
7
9
Weinstein
West

1 C
3 C

Lead
D 5
H 8
C 6
C 7
S 3
H 2
S 8
S A
Pachtman
North
Pass
1 D
AP

2nd
2
A
5
8
2
9
6
D 3
Levin
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
A
4
Q
10
10
C 3
Q
J
Ginossar
South
Pass
Dbl


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


Par -400
5 C EW
S K 9 6 2
H J 10 8 6
D A 10 4
C K 7




1 C +51 C 136-905 C East -1+503 C West +1-130


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 201 C NSPass NS
Case 34
E-W Vul
S Q
H J 9 7 6 2
D K 6 4 2
C 8 7 5
Kushari
West

1 NT
Pass

Lead
H 2
S A
S 6
H 4
C 6
D 9
D 2
Fredin
North

2 H
Dbl

2nd
8
Q
C 8
A
7
5
7
Majumdar
East
Pass
3 NT
AP

3rd
5
2
9
9
10
K
J
Fallenius
South
1 C
Pass


4th
K
5
K
10
K
3
8
Upmark
West

1 S
4 S

Lead
D 4
H 5
H K
C Q
H Q
S A
S 6
Vaidya
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
A
2
7
4
Q
H 9
Cullin
East
Pass
2 H


3rd
9
7
10
A
S 3
2
9
Goel
South
Pass
Pass


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


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

1 C +131 C 149-903 NT× West -1+2004 S West =-620


2011 USBC Round of 16, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 35
None Vul
S 8 5 4
H K 8 7
D K J 9 7 2
C A K
Rodwell
West

Pass
2 D


Lead
H 10
C K
D 2
D A
D 3
D J
D 9
S 4
H 9
H 5
H 2
H-Welland
North

1 D
3 NT


2nd
4
3
5
6
10
C 8
H 3
A
C 5
7
S J
Meckstroth
East
Pass
1 H
AP


3rd
Q
4
Q
7
K
S 2
H 6
10
A
J
S 7
Ivatury
South
1 C
Dbl



4th
K
2
4
8
C 6
S 9
S 3
6
8
C 9
S 5
Lee
West

Pass
2 H
AP

Lead
C 7
S 4
C 3
D 2
H 6
H 5
H 8
D 3
D 7
C 9
Hamman
North

1 D
Pass


2nd
K
A
4
8
A
K
9
6
C 8
Chan
East
Pass
1 NT
Pass


3rd
6
2
2
A
7
3
S 10
K
Q
Zia
South
Pass
Dbl
2 S


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


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






1 C +61 C 155-903 NT North =+4002 S South +1+140


2010 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 36
N-S Vul
S A Q 9 5
H 4
D A 9 2
C K 8 7 6 3
Helgemo
West

1 C
2 H


Lead
H K
C Q
C 4
D 6
S A
S 5
C 10
D 3
H J
C 7
Passell
North

1 S
4 S


2nd
A
A
6
4
3
6
J
5
S 9
H 8
Helness
East

Dbl
AP


3rd
3
3
S 4
Q
2
K
K
K
7
D 7
Lynch
South
Pass
2 C



4th
4
D J
2
A
7
8
S 10
2
2
9
Dubinin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C 3
H 5
C 10
H K
C 6
H 7
Becker
North

1 C
1 S


2nd
2
D 8
4
J
2
S 6
6
Gromov
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Q
Q
K
3
2
10
Strul
South
Pass
1 H
2 S


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S K J 2
H A 9 6 2
D 7 5 4
C Q 10 2





Pass +71 C 155-974 S North -2-2002 S North =+110


2010 Spingold Final, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 37
Both Vul
S 4
H K 6 4
D A 8 3
C 10 9 8 7 5 2
Moss
West

1 C
1 NT
2 NT
4 H
5 C


Lead
C J
H 2
S 7
H 3
H A
D J
Berkowitz
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
K
4
2
6
D 2
4
Gitelman
East

1 S
2 D
3 H
4 NT
5 H


3rd
2
Q
Q
J
8
K
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
4
7
4
10
K
A
Fantoni
West

Pass
2 C
2 NT
3 H
4 C
4 S

Lead
D A
C 10
H 2
S 6
H 3
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
4
4
2
6
Nunes
East

1 S
2 D
3 C
3 S
4 D
6 H

3rd
2
J
Q
A
J
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S 10 5 3 2
H 10 7
D Q 9 6 5 4 2
C J




1 C +131 C 168-975 H East +1-6806 H West =-1430


2010 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 38
E-W Vul
S 9 8 7 5 4 3
H K J 9 4
D J 3 2
C
Quantin
West

1 D
5 D

Lead
S 9
D 4
S A
S K
C 2
Berkowitz
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
2
J
C 7
J
Multon
East
1 C
1 H


3rd
2
K
H 5
H 7
K
Sontag
South
Pass
3 C


4th
Q
9
3
4
Nunes
West

3 D
AP

Lead
S Q
H 7
C A
C J
D A
H 5
S A
S K
Bompis
North
Pass
3 S


2nd
3
J
10
K
3
9
J
C 7
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
Q
D 2
S 4
K
10
D 4
Pilon
South
1 C
4 C


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


Par -500
5 C× NS -3
S J 2
H A 3 2
D 9
C A Q J 9 7 4 3


Pass +111 C 168-1085 D West +1-6204 C South -2-100


2010 USBC Final, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 39
None Vul
S J 10 9 7 5 2
H Q J
D Q J 3
C 10 5
Hampson
West

2 C



Lead
D A
D K
D 9
H Q
D 8
Kamil
North

Pass



2nd
2
4
6
K
S 4
Greco
East
Pass
2 NT



3rd
3
J
Q
7
S 6
Fleisher
South
1 C
AP



4th
5
7
10
5
S 2
Martel
West

1 C
Pass
3 C

Lead
H Q
C 4
C 8
C Q
H 5
H 3
D 4
Gitelman
North

1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
9
S J
J
9
J
Stansby
East
Pass
2 H
Dbl


3rd
4
K
A
D 5
K
C 3
8
Moss
South
Pass
2 S
Rdbl


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S K 8 4
H 10 9 7 4
D A K 9
C J 9 6


Pass +21 C 168-1102 NT East +2-1803 C West =-110


2010 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 71 C NSPass NS
Case 40
E-W Vul
S 6 3
H 8
D K 8 6 5 3
C A Q 6 5 4
Garner
West

1 C
2 H

Lead
S 6
H K
H 2
S 7
H 6
S A
S 10
D J
S 9
Kolesnik
North

1 D
AP

2nd
2
8
D 3
8
C 4
5
J
6
H.Weinstein
East

2 C


3rd
4
3
9
K
J
D 7
H Q
4
Etter
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
10
4
3
5
C 5
D 5
A
Baseggio
West

Pass
2 S

Lead
H 4
H J
S 2
S K
D J
C K
C 10
D K
D 6
Smith
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
2
5
4
6
3
2
7
9
Q
J.Weinstein
East

1 H
3 H

3rd
8
6
Q
7
4
5
A
2
H 7
B.Cohen
South
Pass
1 S
AP

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


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



Pass +51 C 168-1152 H West =-1103 H East -1+100


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2010 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 41
N-S Vul
S Q J 9 4
H Q 10 8 3
D 6 5
C Q J 7
Welland
West

1 S
3 NT

Lead
C A
C 4
C 7
C K
C 8
S 3
D 9
J.Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
9
H 4
S 7
10
Willenken
East
1 C
1 NT


3rd
Q
J
10
S 4
D 5
J
Baseggio
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
6
S 5
S 6
H 6
K
Etter
West

1 D


Lead
C 4
S J
D 9
D 4
D A
D Q
D J
S 10
H 6
H 4
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
2 C


2nd
2
A
2
8
S 4
C 7
C Q
Q
5
8
Kolesnik
East
Pass
2 NT


3rd
J
2
3
10
7
C 6
C 9
K
A
J
Garner
South
1 C
AP


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 3 2
H 9 5 2
D K 8 2
C A K 10 8 4




1 C +61 C 174-1153 NT East -1+502 NT East +2-180


2010 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 42
N-S Vul
S K 5 2
H 4 2
D K 4 2
C 10 9 8 7 2
Wrang
West

Dbl

Lead
H A
H K
H 8
D 2
S 8
C K
C 5
C 6
S 4
D 4
Bompis
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
J
Q
A
6
2
7
Q
K
de Knijff
East
1 C
2 S

3rd
4
2
S 2
6
A
3
A
S 3
9
Quantin
South
1 H
AP

4th
9
5
7
3
5
4
J
8
J
Faigenbaum
West

Pass

Lead
S 10
S 3
C 8
S 7
S Q
H 5
C J
D 6
C A
Fredin
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
J
K
3
2
H 8
A
5
3
4
Zaleski
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
8
Q
9
4
6
9
K
D 5
Fallenius
South
1 H


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S J 6
H A K 10 8 3
D Q J 6
C Q J 4



1 C +41 C 178-1152 S East -1+501 NT North -1-100


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 71 C NSPass NS
Case 43
Both Vul
S K Q 6 2
H 5 2
D Q 9 8
C A 9 4 3
Groetheim
West
Pass
2 H


Lead
C K
C 2
C 4
H K
H 4
H A
D J
D 3
D 5
D 10
Khiuppenen
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
5
7
H J
3
6
S 2
8
9
6
C 3
Tundal
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
9
A
8
7
9
10
2
A
K
S 3
Kholomeev
South
Pass
Pass


4th
6
J
10
2
5
8
7
4
Q
Dubinin
West
Pass
2 H
Pass

Lead
S 10
H 8
H K
H Q
C 3
C Q
C 2
S A
D 2
D J
Saelensminde
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass

2nd
2
9
3
6
6
5
10
4
6
9
Gromov
East
1 H
Rdbl
Dbl

3rd
3
2
7
A
K
4
A
8
K
5
Austberg
South
Pass
2 S
AP

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


Par -620
4 H EW
S J 5 4
H 8 6 3
D 7 6 4
C K Q 8 2




1 C +81 C 186-1162 H East +2-1702 S× South -2-500


2009 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 44
None Vul
S A K Q 7 2
H A Q 8 5 3 2
D 3
C 7
Morgan
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D 8
H K
S J
S 4
H 5
C A
C 2
Helness
North

1 H
2 S
3 S


2nd
4
K
4
10
D Q
10
9
Polowan
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
6
3
2
A
S 9
7
Sontag
South
1 C
2 C
2 NT
4 S


4th
3
H 2
9
3
5
6
5
Berkowitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
S 3
H 3
S 9
S J
Schermer
North

1 H
2 S
3 S
6 S

2nd
4
4
9
D 2
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
10
K
2
Chambers
South
Pass
1 NT
3 C
4 D


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


Par +980
6 S NS
S J 9 4
H K
D K 7 4
C A 8 6 4 3 2




1 C +111 C 197-1164 S North +2+4806 S North -1-50


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 45
N-S Vul
S A Q 10 3
H J 9 4 3
D Q 6 2
C Q 3
Woolsey
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D K
D 3
H 3
S 4
H J
H 4
Garner
North
1 C
2 H


2nd
7
9
10
2
Q
D 8
S 6
Stewart
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
5
J
K
2
5
Q
H.Weinstein
South
1 D
4 H


4th
6
2
Q
A
5
6
7
Willenken
West
Pass
2 S
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 6
S 5
S A
S 3
C 4
C 3
C A
C 6
Wildavsky
North
Pass
2 NT
3 H

2nd
K
4
7
9
6
8
9
7
Welland
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
A
D 3
Q
8
H 5
Q
K
D 2
Doub
South
Dbl
3 C


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


Par +620
4 H NS
S 8 5
H K Q 8 5
D 10 9 7
C A K 6 4



Pass +71 C 197-1244 H North -1-1003 H North +1+170


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 46
None Vul
S A 6 4 3
H Q 10 5
D 8
C A 10 8 6 2
Boyd
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
C 5
D 3
D 5
C 7
D 4
C 3
C 6
C 8
Willenken
North
1 C
3 S


2nd
8
9
6
S 4
Q
K
S 7
H 8
H 9
Robinson
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
10
7
10
2
S 5
A
S 2
H 7
Welland
South
3 D
3 NT


4th
A
J
S 3
J
K
S 6
4
H 6
H 3
Garner
West
Pass
1 S
Pass

Lead
S 10
D 8
D A
D K
C 3
C 2
H 3
H 2
Doub
North
Pass
Pass
2 C

2nd
2
3
5
7
9
J
5
4
H.Weinstein
East
1 D
1 NT
AP

3rd
J
J
S 3
S 4
A
5
8
10
Wildavsky
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +120
2 NT North
S Q 8 2
H A 7 2
D A K J 6
C 7 5 3



Pass +41 C 197-1283 NT South -1-502 C North =+90


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 47
None Vul
S Q J 9
H K J 10 5 3
D J 10 2
C J 6
Kamil
West

Dbl
Dbl

Lead
S K
C 4
S 6
C 7
S 8
H 2
Rodwell
North
Pass
2 H
Pass

2nd
4
2
10
8
2
K
Fleisher
East
1 C
Pass
3 C

3rd
Q
J
5
6
C A
6
Meckstroth
South
1 S
2 S
AP

4th
3
K
9
9
J
4
Freeman
West

Pass


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


2nd
4
7
K
3
6
8
H 9
H 8
6
10
H 7
D 7
Nickell
East
Pass
AP


3rd
8
A
6
2
7
A
H 5
D 2
10
2
D 8
D K
Weichsel
South
1 S



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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S A K 10 7 2
H 7 4
D Q 7 5
C 10 7 4







Pass +21 C 197-1303 C East +1-1301 NT North -1-50


2009 USBC Quarterfinal B, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 48
E-W Vul
S A J 3
H 10 8 4
D 3
C A 8 7 6 4 2
Strul
West
Pass
1 S

Lead
D 3
S 4
D Q
C A
C 2
S Q
H 4
D K
Welland
North
1 C
2 H

2nd
9
3
4
3
K
10
A
6
Becker
East
Dbl
3 S

3rd
2
K
5
5
Q
5
9
A
Willenken
South
1 D
AP

4th
10
2
S J
9
10
A
2
C 4
B.Cohen
West
Pass
1 S

Lead
D 3
S 4
D Q
H 10
H 4
S 9
H 8
Berkowitz
North
Pass
2 C

2nd
9
3
J
5
A
10
7
Smith
East
1 D
4 S

3rd
8
K
A
9
K
5
Q
Cohen
South
Pass
AP

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


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

Pass +31 C 197-1333 S West -1+1004 S West -2+200


2009 USBC Round of 32, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 49
Both Vul
S A Q J 8
H Q 5 2
D 7 4
C 9 6 4 2
Heitzman
West

1 NT


Lead
S J
D 2
S 9
S Q
S 8
D 7
D 6
H 7
H 6
H 9
Larsen
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
4
6
7
3
8
8
5
C 3
Prahin
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
10
K
A
C 5
H 3
10
C 4
A
K
D 9
Meltzer
South
Pass
Pass


4th
K
A
3
5
H 4
5
Q
2
J
Q
Schermer
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
C A
S 10
C 4
D K
D 3
Walker
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
4
8
K
K
6
10
Chambers
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
A
3
2
5
Rowntree
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S 10 9
H J 8 3
D A J 10 6
C A Q 5 3




1 C +31 C 201-1331 NT West -3+3001 NT South +3+180


2008 Spingold Final, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 50
None Vul
S J 10 7 5
H A K Q 8
D 8 2
C 7 6 3
Welland
West

1 C
Dbl

Lead
H 3
S J
S K
D 9
D 4
D Q
C 4
S 9
S 7
Gromov
North

1 H
Pass

2nd
5
8
A
2
6
C 7
3
4
C A
Glubok
East

1 S
3 NT

3rd
Q
Q
5
A
K
J
J
10
H 9
Dubinin
South
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
4
3
6
3
8
7
K
2
H 7
Zmudzinski
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
D K
D 10
S 2
H 2
H K
C 6
D A
S 8
H A
Smith
North

1 H


2nd
K
2
8
Q
5
6
A
7
9
10
Balicki
East

Pass


3rd
A
4
J
3
Q
3
2
9
4
9
B.Cohen
South
Pass
2 H


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


Par -90
2 D EW
S K Q 9
H 9 3 2
D 7 6 3
C K 9 8 2




1 C +51 C 206-1333 NT East -3+1502 H North -1-50


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2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 51
N-S Vul
S K 8 5
H A Q J 8 7
D K Q 7 3 2
C
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
H Q
H J
H 7
C 10
D 5
C A
C J
C 9
D 9
D 4
Martel
North

1 H
3 D


2nd
A
3
5
10
Q
3
6
7
D 6
8
S 3
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
C 3
C 8
S 2
K
10
D 7
S 5
H 8
Q
S 6
Stansby
South
1 C
1 S
3 NT


4th
9
2
4
C 4
D 2
J
2
5
S 4
A
K
Becker
West

1 C



Lead
C 2
D J
H 3
H Q
H J
S K
D K
D Q
Katz
North

1 H



2nd
A
5
9
5
6
4
4
10
Strul
East
Pass
AP



3rd
7
2
K
C 3
C 8
2
9
Jacobs
South
Pass




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


Par +620
4 S NS
S Q 10 3 2
H 9
D J 9
C A Q J 9 8 3






1 C +101 C 217-1333 NT South =+6001 H North +3+170


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 52
Both Vul
S 10 9 5 2
H 8 4
D A K 7 4
C K 10 6
Weinstein
West

1 C
2 H

Lead
S 3
S 4
S Q
H 3
C 9
D 9
Martel
North

Pass
AP

2nd
K
5
7
9
6
Q
Levin
East

1 H


3rd
10
A
D 2
J
3
A
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


4th
8
6
2
4
Q
5
Becker
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 3
H 2
H J
C J
C 6
D 3
D K
S 2
H 10
Katz
North

1 D
2 S

2nd
10
4
K
8
K
H 3
2
10
8
Strul
East

Pass
AP

3rd
2
10
A
7
3
Q
A
6
J
Jacobs
South
Pass
1 S


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


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




Pass +21 C 217-1352 H East +2-1702 S South -1-100


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 53
E-W Vul
S 10 8 4
H K 8 7 5 3
D A K 9 6 4
C
Weinstein
West

1 C
Pass


Lead
D K
H 3
C Q
H 4
Cohen
North

2 NT
Pass


2nd
10
9
D 4
Levin
East

3 D
5 C


3rd
5
10
3
Berkowitz
South
Pass
4 D
AP


4th
2
Q
K
Martel
West

Pass
4 S
Dbl

Lead
S 7
S 6
H 10
S J
H 4
D 2
Rosenberg
North

1 H
5 D
AP

2nd
3
8
6
H 2
A
4
Stansby
East

2 H
Pass


3rd
Q
2
3
5
5
Zia
South
Pass
3 D
5 H


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S A 3
H 10 4 2
D Q 8 5 3
C K 9 5 2

1 C +51 C 222-1355 C West -1+1005 H× North -1-100


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 54
N-S Vul
S K 8 5
H A Q J 8 7
D K Q 7 3 2
C
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 7
D 3
D 9
C 2
D 8
D 7
D 2
S K
H J
S A
Welland
North

1 S
3 NT


2nd
2
4
5
Q
K
C 5
C 10
9
3
5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
J
Q
K
10
C 8
C 9
3
9
4
Willenken
South
1 C
3 D



4th
8
6
A
H 7
C 3
C 4
C 6
J
K
Garner
West

1 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
C A
C Q
H 9
H A
D K
C 3
H 8
C 8
H J
S A
D 6
Freeman
North

1 H
3 D
4 S

2nd
2
4
6
2
3
A
7
6
K
10
8
Q
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
H 7
D 3
Q
D 9
S 2
S 5
S 3
S K
C 9
4
S 7
Nickell
South
Pass
1 S
3 NT


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S Q 10 3 2
H 9
D J 9
C A Q J 9 8 3








Pass +121 C 222-1473 NT North -1-1004 S South =+620


2008 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 55
Both Vul
S K J 4
H 10 4 3 2
D A Q 7
C Q 7 3
Nystrom
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 7
H 2
C K
S 6
H 3
S A
S Q
D J
Weichsel
North
1 C
2 H

2nd
J
A
6
3
J
8
9
2
Bertheau
East
Pass
AP

3rd
5
7
9
2
K
4
C 7
7
Lesniewski
South
1 H


4th
10
6
3
K
5
C 5
D 8
6
Jansma
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
C 2
H 2
C A
C K
C 8
C 5
S 6
D Q
D 9
Hallberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
4
A
6
10
S 3
D 5
10
K
S Q
Verhees
East
1 NT


3rd
10
9
8
J
D 2
D 3
D 4
2
J
S 7
Mahaffey
South
Pass


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


Par -90
2 D EW
S A Q 10 3
H K 9 8 7
D J 5
C 10 6 4



1 C +51 C 227-1472 H South =+1101 NT East =-90


2007 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 56
N-S Vul
S A
H Q J 6 2
D K J 6
C 10 9 5 4 2
Helgemo
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C 7
H 3
C J
D 8
D A
Drijver
North
1 C
1 H
2 H

2nd
8
4
4
A
J
5
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
6
Q
H 5
Q
Brink
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
9
Q
K
5
2
de Wijs
West
Pass
2 C
3 S

Lead
H 7
S 2
H Q
C 3
D 4
S Q
S 7
D 7
S 9
Saelensminde
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
A
K
8
6
6
8
J
J
Muller
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
2
4
3
K
9
5
10
Q
K
Brogeland
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -450
5 S EW
S J 8 6 3
H 10 8 7 3
D 5 2
C A Q 8



1 C +21 C 229-1482 H North -1-1003 S East +1-170


2007 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 57
Both Vul
S Q J 10 7 6 4
H A Q 9 5
D A
C 8 2
Holman
West

Pass
3 D

Lead
D 10
S 4
S 5
C 9
C Q
C J
S J
H 5
D 4
H 6
Garner
North

1 H
4 S

2nd
5
2
9
K
8
S 10
8
J
K
C 3
Cope
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
2
A
Q
A
7
6
D 6
3
7
H.Weinstein
South
1 C
Pass


4th
A
3
K
2
4
10
D 3
2
H 9
Zia
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
D 10
S 4
D K
H 3
C 9
D Q
H 4
D 9
Gower
North

1 S
2 S

2nd
5
2
3
2
K
S 6
6
H Q
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
2
A
C 2
9
A
S 8
S 9
S K
Apteker
South
Pass
1 NT


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


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




Pass +71 C 229-1554 S North -2-2002 S North =+110


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 141 C NSPass NS
Case 58
N-S Vul
S Q 2
H 4 3
D A K 5 4 3
C 9 5 4 2
Figueiredo
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
S 10
D A
D K
D 3
D 10
H A
Rosenberg
North

2 D
3 C


2nd
6
Q
2
7
Q
H 7
8
Brenner
East
Pass
2 H
Pass


3rd
K
4
8
9
J
S 5
9
Zia
South
1 C
Pass
3 D


4th
2
8
6
H 6
S 9
4
H.Weinstein
West

1 S
2 H


Lead
D A
C 5
C 3
D 9
H 3
H 6
D Q
C K
S 4
S 3
Chagas
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
2
6
4
H 5
10
4
J
7
6
Q
Garner
East
Pass
1 NT
2 S


3rd
8
J
8
K
J
A
H 9
H Q
K
7
Villas-Boas
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S A J 8 6
H J 8 7
D J 9 8
C A J 7





Pass +61 C 230-1613 D North -2-2002 S West -1+50


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 21 C NSPass NS
Case 59
None Vul
S A Q 9 3 2
H 9 8 3
D 4
C K Q 10 4
Carroll
West

1 C
Pass
Pass
4 D

Lead
S 8
C Q
D 2
D 6
Rosenberg
North

1 S
Pass
3 S
AP

2nd
4
6
4
3
Garvey
East

2 D
3 D
3 NT


3rd
A
2
K
A
Zia
South
Pass
2 S
Pass
Dbl


4th
7
A
Q
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
Dbl



Lead
S 5
D 5
H 2
S 6
C K
S A
D K
D 10
H Q
Fitzgibbon
North

1 S
Pass



2nd
4
3
3
10
6
D 6
J
Q
Garner
East

2 D
3 D



3rd
9
A
K
Q
2
8
2
H 5
Mesbur
South
Pass
2 S
AP



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


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





1 C +21 C 232-1614 D East -2+1003 D East -1+50


2007 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 171 C NSPass NS
Case 60
None Vul
S J 8
H A J 10 6
D A 10 8 5
C J 6 2
Duboin
West
Pass
3 H
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 5
D J
S J
S 4
D 9
Garner
North
1 C
Pass
5 D

2nd
S 2
7
Q
A
K
10
Bocchi
East
2 D
4 H
AP

3rd
Q
K
A
9
D 6
H.Weinstein
South
2 NT
4 S


4th
A
4
S 3
5
8
Zia
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C A
C K
H K
C Q
D 7
D 2
H 2
H A
S J
H 4
C 10
H 8
Fantoni
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
4
5
S 2
8
K
6
D 3
3
A
S 10
9
C 3
Rosenberg
East
2 S
AP


3rd
6
2
5
J
4
A
9
D J
9
Q
D 8
D 9
Nunes
South
Pass



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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S K 10 9 2
H
D K J 3 2
C A K Q 10 3







Pass +31 C 232-1645 D North =+4002 S× East -3+500


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2007 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 61
N-S Vul
S K 7
H K 9 7 2
D J 9 8
C A 9 6 2
Balicki
West
Pass
2 C
3 D

Lead
S J
H 2
S Q
C Q
H 10
S A
C 8
Fu
North
1 C
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
Q
2
K
A
H 9
2
Zmudzinski
East
1 NT
2 D
3 NT

3rd
K
5
4
4
7
D 2
J
Zhao
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
8
3
7
6
6
6
10
Lair
West
Pass
1 H
2 D

Lead
S J
S 7
H Q
S A
D 8
C 5
D 6
C J
S 10
D Q
C Q
Gromov
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
Q
5
D 9
A
10
4
K
5
7
Mahaffey
East
1 D
2 C


3rd
K
2
A
H 6
5
4
J
8
H 7
H 3
Dubinin
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S J 10 9 6 2
H 10 5
D 10 7 6 5
C K 10





Pass +21 C 232-1663 NT East -1+502 D East -2+100


2007 USBC Semifinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 62
Both Vul
S A 6 2
H J 5
D K 10 7 3 2
C K 5 2
Schwartz
West

1 C
1 NT

Lead
D 3
S 4
S J
S 3
H 5
D 6
S K
D 4
D 7
H K
C A
C 10
Moss
North

1 D
Pass

2nd
5
2
7
5
A
C 8
C 2
K
Q
4
J
Becker
East

1 H
3 NT

3rd
8
9
10
Q
2
A
H 3
9
C 6
10
4
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
J
8
6
A
6
2
C 7
C 3
H 8
J
5
Stansby
West

Pass
3 NT

Lead
C 6
S 9
C 5
S K
S Q
S 10
H 6
D 5
Casen
North

Pass
AP

2nd
4
7
10
6
2
H 5
J
8
Martel
East

1 NT


3rd
K
4
J
3
J
H 3
A
J
Krekorian
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S 8 7 5
H Q 7 4 2
D 8
C J 8 7 6 3






1 C +21 C 234-1663 NT West =-6003 NT East +2-660


2006 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 63
Both Vul
S K 7 5
H A K Q 9
D K 7 6 2
C 8 7
Seamon
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D J
H 4
H K
H Q
S K
S 5
S A
S Q
D 4
H.Weinstein
North

1 D
4 H



2nd
2
2
5
6
2
6
C 2
C 5
9
Cayne
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
3
A
8
J
4
J
7
C 7
6
Garner
South
1 C
2 H




4th
Q
3
7
C 6
3
9
8
10
8
Zia
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
C K
S 6
H 4
H K
H 9
S 4
S 7
S Q
Levin
North

1 NT
Pass
2 H


2nd
4
7
A
2
5
6
9
8
C 6
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
3
A
8
10
K
J
Weinstein
South
Pass
2 C
Rdbl
4 H


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A Q J 4
H J 10 8 4
D Q 5 4
C J 4





1 C +121 C 246-1664 H South =+6204 H North -1-100


2006 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 64
E-W Vul
S K J 7 4
H Q 6 5 4
D J 10 4 2
C 7
Bates
West

1 D
2 D
3 H
5 D

Lead
C 7
C A
D 2
S 8
S A
H 7
D 4
S 3
Wolff
North

Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
10
D 5
6
4
10
3
K
Sontag
East
Pass
1 S
3 D
4 D


3rd
K
D 10
8
Q
6
J
C 5
Morse
South
1 C
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
4
3
9
5
7
Q
3
Boyd
West

1 D
2 D
3 H


Lead
C K
C A
C Q
H 2
Larsen
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
4
H 9
H J
K
Robinson
East
Pass
1 S
3 D
3 NT


3rd
7
H 6
H 4
5
Meltzer
South
Pass
2 C
Pass
AP


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


Par -130
4 D EW
S 10 9 5
H 10 8 3 2
D 8
C A K Q J 5




1 C +131 C 259-1665 D West -2+2003 NT East =-600


2006 USBC Round of 16, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 65
Both Vul
S 10 9
H A K 9 2
D 7 6
C K J 9 8 4
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
C 2
D 2
S A
C 10
C K
H A
H K
Casen
North
1 C
2 S
3 S


2nd
6
8
A
2
3
H 3
7
Larsen
East
1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
S 3
3
9
J
D 8
5
Krekorian
South
2 H
3 D
4 S


4th
4
7
6
H 6
D 4
5
4
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl


Lead
D 4
H 10
S 9
C 6
H Q
C K
S 10
S J
Bramley
North
Pass
3 NT
AP


2nd
8
A
3
3
D 9
D J
H 3
Q
Martel
East
3 H
Pass



3rd
Q
6
A
4
4
7
K
C 8
Feldman
South
3 S
Pass



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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A K J 8 6 4
H 5
D A 9 8
C 10 7 6



Pass +41 C 259-1704 S North =+6203 NT× North =+750


2006 USBC Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 66
N-S Vul
S J 4 2
H 10 7 6 5
D J 9 6 4
C K 5
Soloway
West

1 H




Lead
D 7
C J
C 4
D 8
H Q
H J
C 8
C 7
C 6
C 3
H.Weinstein
North

Pass




2nd
Q
K
Q
H 3
K
5
S 2
D 3
D 10
D K
Hamman
East
Pass
1 NT




3rd
9
A
10
4
A
S 3
9
S 8
H 4
Garner
South
1 C
AP




4th
2
2
5
A
7
2
H 9
D 6
H 6
Jacobs
West

1 H
2 C
2 H
3 S

Lead
S 2
C J
H Q
D Q
D 2
H 3
D 5
H J
H 4
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
5
K
4
K
6
7
7
10
Katz
East
Pass
1 NT
2 D
2 S
5 C

3rd
K
A
A
A
C 8
C 3
C 10
S 7
C 4
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -920
6 C EW
S K 6 5
H K 9 2
D K 10 8 7 3
C Q 2






1 C +51 C 264-1701 NT East +4-2105 C West =-400


2006 Spingold Round of 64, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 67
None Vul
S A 8 3
H J 6 5 3 2
D 8 7 5 2
C 6
Sadek
West

2 D



Lead
S J
H A
H K
C 4
D Q
D J
S 4
D 7
C 7
D 8
C J
Saxe
North
Pass
4 H



2nd
3
8
10
8
K
5
A
C 3
Q
S 7
D 9
El Ahmady
East
1 C
AP



3rd
2
2
3
6
A
C 10
6
H 4
H 5
H 7
H 6
T.Smith
South
1 H




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

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 8
S 2
H 6
C 7
H 3
C J
S 3
S 9
D Q
C A
Casen
North
Pass
2 D
4 D


2nd
6
5
9
Q
C 3
D 6
6
J
4
Nussbaum
East
Pass
3 C
Pass


3rd
K
10
A
H 2
K
H 5
K
8
3
Krekorian
South
1 NT
3 D
4 H


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


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






Pass +101 C 264-1814 H South -1-504 H South =+420


2006 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 68
N-S Vul
S A Q 10
H 9
D K 9 7 5
C J 8 7 6 2
M.Shi
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
C 9
S 6
C 7
S 7
H 9
S 8
S J
H K
D 3
Ginossar
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
2
4
2
A
4
A
K
H 4
6
6
Zhuang
East
1 C
2 H
Pass


3rd
5
6
3
3
5
7
D 4
D 5
D 9
K
Ozdil
South
Dbl
Pass
2 S


4th
K
10
10
H 2
A
3
Q
9
5
2
Kalish
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 3
H 10
C J
C 4
C 10
H 4
S 4
S Q
Dai
North
Pass
2 C
4 S


2nd
9
7
5
2
K
D 5
5
8
Podgur
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
2
9
A
S 3
Q
A
2
L.Yang
South
1 NT
2 S



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S K J 4 2
H K 8 7
D A 8 3
C K 9 3





1 C +71 C 271-1812 S South +2+1704 S South -1-100


2006 World Championship Qualifying, Round 51 C NSPass NS
Case 69
None Vul
S 9 8
H K 9 8 7
D 8 2
C J 9 7 6 3
Meltzer
West

2 S
AP


Lead
S K
H 5
C A
C 4
D A
D K
H J
Kokten
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
8
2
5
K
3
9
4
Larsen
East
1 C
Pass



3rd
2
7
8
2
2
8
8
T.Aluf
South
1 NT
3 D



4th
A
10
3
6
5
6
Q
S.Aluf
West

2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
D K
D A
S K
S 4
C Q
H 5
C A
Helness
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
3 C

2nd
5
9
S J
8
5
K
4
5
Eskinaz
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
3 S

3rd
J
2
C 3
2
9
2
K
8
Helgemo
South
1 NT
2 NT
Pass
AP

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


Par -140
3 S East
S A 4
H J 5 3
D A K J 10 7 4
C K 5



Pass +41 C 271-1853 D South -2-1003 S West -1+50


2005 USBC Final, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 70
Both Vul
S Q 4 3 2
H K 10 8 5 4
D 8 5
C 5 3
Welland
West

1 C
1 NT


Lead
H 5
H A
H Q
H 10
H 8
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
3
2
D 2
D 7
S 5
Fallenius
East

1 S
3 NT


3rd
J
4
K
D 3
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
9
6
7
C 9
Moss
West

Pass
Rdbl
3 C

Lead
S 7
C 10
S 8
H 4
S 6
C 9
Rosenberg
North

Pass
2 H
AP

2nd
A
5
9
7
K
3
Gitelman
East

1 C
Pass


3rd
4
A
J
Q
3
4
Zia
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S 10 9 7 6
H A Q J
D Q J 6 3
C Q 2

1 C +51 C 276-1863 NT West -1+1003 C East =-110


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2005 USBC Final, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 71
E-W Vul
S J 8 7 5 4
H Q 7 6 3
D A 7 6 3
C
Welland
West

1 NT
Dbl
Dbl

Lead
S 6
D K
D 9
D 7
C 2
D 6
H A
H 5
S 10
Rubin
North
Pass
Dbl
3 S
AP

2nd
4
2
8
Q
6
C 7
4
K
J
Fallenius
East
1 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
3
A
S 2
S 5
S 3
3
6
K
Ekeblad
South
Pass
2 S
4 S


4th
A
4
5
10
5
J
2
10
9
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C K
D 3
H 5
C 7
D A
D 6
C 2
H 3
C 10
D 7
H 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
2 NT
4 S


2nd
S 4
4
4
8
5
Q
6
J
4
S Q
S 3
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
5
K
6
A
9
S 2
S 7
A
S 8
H 8
K
Zia
South
1 S
3 S



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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A 9 3 2
H A 8 5
D K 9
C 10 8 3 2






1 C +71 C 283-1864 S× South +1+6904 S South =+420


2005 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 72
N-S Vul
S Q 10 9 7 4 3
H 5
D 8
C 9 8 7 6 2
Shenkin
West

Dbl
4 H
Dbl



Lead
C A
S 6
S 2
H 2
C 4
D A
Welland
North

1 H
4 S
AP



2nd
2
3
A
5
J
8
Mahaffey
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass




3rd
5
5
4
K
S 8
2
Fallenius
South
1 C
1 S
Pass




4th
3
K
H 7
6
6
5
Zia
West

1 H
3 C
4 NT
5 D
6 H

Lead
D 8
H A
C A
H 3
C 5
D 7
C 10
S A
Cohler
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


3rd
5
4
4
K
H 2
K
H 8
Willenken
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -980
6 H EW
S K J 2
H Q J 6
D J 10 9 5
C K J 3





1 C +101 C 293-1864 S× South -2-5006 H West =-980


2005 USBC Semifinal, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 73
N-S Vul
S 10 8 7 2
H 7 6 3 2
D K 10 9
C 9 2
Krekorian
West

Pass


Lead
D 6
C Q
S J
C 10
S A
S 9
D 7
H K
D 4
D 8
H Q
Greco
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
A
4
K
5
Q
10
A
A
S 10
3
Casen
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
J
5
2
D 2
7
8
Q
4
K
C 7
C 3
Hampson
South
1 NT



4th
5
2
K
9
3
6
3
2
H 10
C 4
5
Moss
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
C 2
H A
S J
D J
C J
S A
H 5
Cohen
North
Pass
1 D
Dbl

2nd
2
Q
4
4
5
A
5
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 C
AP

3rd
K
K
6
8
6
D 7
2
Berkowitz
South
1 C
Pass


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


Par -90
2 D East
S A J 9
H A J 5
D 5 4 3
C A K 8 4





Pass +71 C 293-1931 NT South -2-2002 C× East -1+100


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 161 C NSPass NS
Case 74
Both Vul
S J 9 7 6
H Q 9 7 5
D K 10
C A J 10
Szalay
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C Q
C J
S 6
S 10
H 3
H J
D 2
S 9
D A
H 10
C 7
Hanlon
North
1 C
2 H
Pass

2nd
10
4
6
K
H 2
D 9
K
3
A
6
6
D 4
Macskasy
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
2
A
S 4
2
5
Q
D 8
K
H 4
10
D 7
D J
McGann
South
1 H
4 H
AP

4th
K
5
9
3
7
A
5
5
8
H 8
7
S J
Fitzgibbon
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C K
C J
S 4
S K
S 10
D A
D 2
C 8
H Q
C 6
H 7
H 4
Winkler
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
5
3
2
H 3
3
6
D 4
A
D Q
10
D J
Mesbur
East
1 H



3rd
A
Q
J
5
8
10
K
9
2
D 8
K
9
Dumbovich
South
Pass



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 4 2
H K 6 4 3 2
D A Q 4 2
C K Q







Pass +121 C 294-2054 H× South -2-5001 H East -2+200


2004 USBC Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 75
E-W Vul
S K 9 8 6 3
H A J 7 2
D 10 8 5
C Q
Welland
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
S 6
S 5
C Q
C 2
D 3
S Q
H 4
H 6
Lev
North

1 S
Pass

2nd
4
J
5
S 9
6
8
7
9
Fallenius
East

Dbl
3 C

3rd
A
K
3
A
K
H 5
K
Q
Molson
South
Pass
2 S
AP

4th
2
7
K
7
5
10
3
A
Moss
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D 5
H 4
S 7
H 9
D A
H 10
H J
Rosenberg
North

1 S
2 S

2nd
5
7
2
A
8
2
Q
Gitelman
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
9
K
2
7
8
A
Zia
South
Pass
2 C


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A 10 5
H 10 9 3
D A 9 6
C J 8 7 3


1 C +21 C 296-2053 C West -2+2002 S North +1+140


2004 USBC Semifinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 76
N-S Vul
S 10 8
H A 7 3
D 10 3 2
C A K 6 5 4
Rubin
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
S Q
S J
S 5
C 9
D 7
S K
Fallenius
North

1 S
2 NT

2nd
8
10
H 3
3
4
C 5
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
9
7
4
Q
H Q
Welland
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
4
3
A
J
2
Zia
West

1 NT


Lead
C 4
Lev
North

Pass


2nd
2
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
Molson
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +110
3 D NS
S A 6 4 3
H K 6 4
D K J 8 4
C 10 9
Pass +41 C 296-2092 NT South -1-1001 NT West -1+50


2004 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 11 C NSPass NS
Case 77
N-S Vul
S 9 7 2
H A 10 9 2
D K 9
C K 10 7 4
Robinson
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
D 4
Nickell
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT

2nd
2
K
Boyd
East
1 C
Pass
AP

3rd
J
10
Freeman
South
Dbl
3 H


4th
9
3
Soloway
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
H 2
H 3
D 8
H 7
H 10
S 2
S 5
D Q
S 7
Schwartz
North
Pass
1 H
1 NT

2nd
3
4
6
A
Q
C 5
4
6
3
8
Hamman
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
8
K
9
4
A
D 2
Q
9
6
10
Becker
South
1 D
Rdbl


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A Q 10 5
H K 7 3
D A 5 3 2
C J 3




Pass +51 C 296-2143 NT North -1-1001 NT North =+90


2003 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 61 C NSPass NS
Case 78
N-S Vul
S A 9 3 2
H A 2
D Q 7 5 4 2
C K Q
Landen
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
C 10
D 2
S 10
S 7
D 4
C A
H J
D Q
H 2
Nickell
North

1 D
2 NT

2nd
Q
A
4
6
3
K
A
H 4
5
Pratap
East

1 H
AP

3rd
7
J
5
Q
10
H 7
3
C 6
10
Freeman
South
Pass
1 NT


4th
4
6
2
A
K
2
8
8
C 3
Hamman
West

Pass
2 C

Lead
D 2
D 3
D 9
H 8
D Q
H 2
C A
Wildavsky
North

1 D
AP

2nd
A
10
5
J
H 4
5
Q
Soloway
East

1 H


3rd
J
K
C 7
A
S 4
Q
S 7
Doub
South
Pass
1 NT


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


Par +100
3 C× EW -1
S J 6 4
H K Q 10 8
D J 10
C J 6 4 2



1 C +51 C 301-2142 NT South =+1202 C West =-90


2003 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 101 C NSPass NS
Case 79
E-W Vul
S K 10 8 3
H A 7 3
D Q 8 7 4
C 10 6
Fergani
West

1 C
2 H


Lead
D 3
H 5
C 10
S 4
C 6
D 5
H 2
D 9
H K
Campos
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
J
Q
A
6
3
C 8
S 2
L'Ecuyer
East

1 H
4 H


3rd
Q
Q
Q
K
2
A
10
7
Aranha
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
K
A
4
7
7
4
J
10
Maia
West

Pass
2 C
4 H

Lead
D 3
H 5
C 10
S 4
D A
H 2
H 10
D J
D 10
S 9
C 7
G.Wolpert
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
4
J
A
4
7
C 2
9
S 2
5
6
Junqueira
East

1 NT
2 H


3rd
Q
Q
K
3
5
K
6
S 6
S Q
H 9
3
Demuy
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -600
3 NT West
S J 5 4 2
H J 4
D 9 6 3
C K Q 5 2






1 C +121 C 313-2144 H East -1+1004 H East =-620


2003 USBC Final, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 80
None Vul
S 9 2
H A 9 5 4
D K Q 10 7 5 3
C Q
Landen
West

1 S
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S K
S Q
S A
H Q
H J
D K
D 5
Welland
North

Dbl
4 D
AP

2nd
2
9
D 3
2
K
9
2
Pratap
East
Pass
3 S
Pass


3rd
6
8
J
4
A
4
A
Fallenius
South
1 C
Pass
4 H


4th
3
5
H 6
7
C 6
8
H 3
H.Weinstein
West

1 S
Pass


Lead
S 7
S K
S 10
H Q
H J
D K
D 7
Wolff
North

2 D
4 H


2nd
3
9
D 5
2
K
2
9
Garner
East
Pass
3 S
AP


3rd
Q
6
J
4
A
4
A
Morse
South
Pass
Dbl



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


Par +130
4 D NS
S 5 3
H Q J 8 6
D A 6 4
C A 9 7 5


Pass +21 C 313-2164 H× South -1-1004 H North -1-50


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2001 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 71 C NSPass NS
Case 81
Both Vul
S A 2
H J 9 7
D J 9
C K J 7 6 5 4
Sontag
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
H 8
S 10
S 8
C 4
H K
S J
D 3
Saelensminde
North
1 C
2 C
3 C


2nd
9
6
2
3
2
4
5
2
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Q
Q
6
A
J
C 5
Brogeland
South
1 S
2 D
3 NT


4th
5
7
4
A
9
2
K
Helgemo
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 10
D A
D K
D 2
C K
H 7
S 3
Martel
North
Pass
1 NT
2 S


2nd
4
6
4
5
2
2
6
Helness
East
1 C
Pass
AP


3rd
3
9
J
S 2
D 7
K
A
Stansby
South
1 S
2 D



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S J 9 7 4 3
H K 6 5
D A K 7 2
C A



1 C +101 C 323-2163 NT South =+6002 S South =+110


2000 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 82
N-S Vul
S Q 7 4 3
H K Q J
D 10 7 3
C K 9 8
Wernle
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 9
D 3
C 10
S 3
Sylvan
North
1 C
Pass



2nd
J
4
2
5
Kriftner
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
Q
K
J
Sundelin
South
6 NT




4th
5
J
4
K
Fredin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
S 2
D A
D 2
S 9
Barnay
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT


2nd
J
4
J
C 6
H 5
Lindkvist
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
6
3
10
10
C.Terraneo
South
1 C
2 D
3 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S A J
H A 10 5
D A Q 6 5 2
C A Q 10
Pass +131 C 323-2296 NT South -2-2003 NT North +1+630


2000 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 21 C NSPass NS
Case 83
Both Vul
S A 7 5
H K 7 5 4
D Q 5 4
C K 9 7
J.Auken
West
Pass
2 C
AP

Lead
C 2
H 5
C A
C 4
S 3
S 7
S Q
S 6
H Q
H 8
H A
Carruthers
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
6
6
7
9
J
10
2
C 3
4
7
D 10
Koch
East
1 H
2 H


3rd
J
2
5
8
A
K
5
D 4
3
9
D 3
Cannell
South
1 S
3 C


4th
K
10
10
Q
8
9
D 6
D 9
D 7
D 8
K
Lebi
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
Nielsen
North
Pass
2 C
Hanna
East
Pass
Pass
Boesgaard
South
1 S
2 S
S J 9 2
H Q 10 8
D J 3 2
C A J 4 3
TableS 10 8
H A J 9 6 3
D A 9 6
C 8 5 2


Par +620
4 S NS
S K Q 6 4 3
H 2
D K 10 8 7
C Q 10 6





Pass +111 C 323-2403 C North -4-4002 S South =+110


2000 USBC Final, Segment 41 C NSPass NS
Case 84
N-S Vul
S K 2
H 10 7
D J 7 4 3
C A K 5 4 2
Zia
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D 8
D 9
D 7
H 10
H 7
H A
C Q
H 8
Garner
North
1 C
1 NT
3 C


2nd
2
Q
J
S 7
3
2
S 6
3
C 8
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
6
S 3
6
Q
C 2
4
C 5
H.Weinstein
South
1 H
2 D
3 NT


4th
3
4
5
S 9
4
5
9
6
K
Cohen
West
Pass
1 S



Lead
C 6
H 6
C A
C K
H 7
H A
H Q
D A
D 8
S 5
C J
Weinstein
North
Pass
1 NT



2nd
Q
4
7
9
9
S 8
S 9
2
5
2
Berkowitz
East
1 D
AP



3rd
3
10
S 3
H 8
J
D 3
D 4
9
K
A
Levin
South
1 H




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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S Q 10 4 3
H A Q J 8 6
D Q 5 2
C Q






1 C +101 C 334-2403 NT North =+6001 NT North +1+120


2000 USBC Final, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 85
Both Vul
S A 6
H K Q
D Q 10 6 4
C J 10 7 6 2
Schwartz
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D 4
C 4
H 7
C 2
C 8
H 2
S 9
C J
C 7
S 6
Garner
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
3
3
3
6
S 2
K
D 6
8
H 8
D 8
H J
Casen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
10
10
A
6
4
A
S 7
S 5
K
H.Weinstein
South
1 S
3 NT


4th
K
2
Q
Q
5
S 3
A
4
9
S J
Cohen
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S Q
D 10
S 4
S 10
D K
H 3
H K
C J
D J
D 6
H 8
Rosenberg
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
A
A
7
C 2
5
2
5
Q
9
8
A
Berkowitz
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
7
8
3
4
Q
6
4
C 3
S 9
S J
Zia
South
1 NT



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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K 9 7 5
H A 6 3
D K 9 7
C A 8 4





1 C +121 C 346-2403 NT North =+6003 NT South -1-100


1999 Team Trials Semifinal, Segment 81 C NSPass NS
Case 86
E-W Vul
S J 10 8
H A Q 10 8
D A 10 2
C 8 6 2
Passell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
S A
Katz
North
1 C
2 H
3 H


2nd
J
7
Seamon
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
4
Bates
South
1 H
2 S
4 H


4th
3
8
Sontag
West
Pass
2 C
2 S


Lead
H A
S Q
S 5
Burger
North
Pass
2 D
3 H


2nd
3
8
10
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
4 S


3rd
2
2
A
Cayne
South
1 H
2 H
AP


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


Par -300
6 H× NS -2
S 7 3
H K J 9 7 2
D K Q J 4 3
C 10
1 C +141 C 360-2424 H South =+4204 S West +1-650


1998 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 87
Both Vul
S 8 5 3 2
H 8 4
D K 9 5 4
C 9 7 4
Wittes
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
S Q
C 8
H 7
S J
C 3
H 5
S 7
D 2
S 8
C 9
Soloway
North

1 D


2nd
4
A
4
K
K
7
A
4
7
C 6
J
Grabel
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
2
K
6
3
A
10
5
K
H J
10
Hamman
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
9
9
2
8
10
5
D 4
D 3
6
6
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Compton
North

2 D
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl
Onstott
South
Pass
AP
S A K 6 4
H Q 10 6 2
D 10 8 7
C 8 3
TableS 10 9
H 7 5 3
D Q J 6 3
C A K J 6


Par -90
1 NT EW
S Q J 7
H A K J 9
D A 2
C Q 10 5 2





1 C +121 C 372-2421 NT South +2+1502 D× North -2-500


1998 Team Trials Final, Segment 71 C NSPass NS
Case 88
N-S Vul
S A K 9
H K Q 10 9 2
D K Q 10 8 2
C
Soloway
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
D 2
H A
S 2
D K
D Q
S 7
S 9
C 4
Passell
North

1 H
3 D
3 S
5 NT


2nd
Q
4
C 5
4
6
H 6
J
8
8
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
A
9
A
S 5
S 6
Q
H 3
H 10
Seamon
South
1 C
1 S
3 H
4 D
6 H


4th
H 2
3
4
3
7
5
K
10
6
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
H 3
S A
S K
D K
D 2
C Q
Rodwell
North

2 H
3 C
3 H
4 D


2nd
A
C 5
3
7
4
H 6
2
Berkowitz
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
5
2
S 6
H A
H 2
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 NT
3 D
4 C
4 H


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


Par +650
5 S NS
S J 6 5 2
H A 5 3
D A
C Q J 9 7 4






Pass +131 C 372-2566 H North -2-2004 H North +1+650


1998 Team Trials Semifinal, Segment 51 C NSPass NS
Case 89
None Vul
S Q 10 4
H 9 6 4
D Q 6 2
C A K Q 2
Lazard
West

1 C
1 H

Lead
H J
D 5
C 4
S 4
C J
D A
H Q
H 2
Passell
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
3
4
Q
5
K
3
7
10
Bramley
East

1 D
3 D

3rd
4
K
8
9
D 7
S 3
5
K
Seamon
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
2
6
A
7
6
6
9
Burger
West

Pass
1 NT

Lead
C A
S 4
D K
H 3
D A
H Q
H.Weinstein
North

1 C
Dbl

2nd
8
5
2
4
4
7
Cayne
East

1 D
3 NT

3rd
3
K
5
A
S 3
5
Garner
South
Pass
1 S
AP

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


Par -420
4 H EW
S K J 9 2
H J 10 7
D 4 3
C 7 6 5 3


Pass +61 C 372-2623 D East +2-1503 NT West -2+100


1997 Spingold Final, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 90
None Vul
S Q J 9 7 6
H Q 10 8
D Q 3
C 8 7 3
Lesniewski
West

1 C
1 NT
2 H


Lead
D 6
C Q
H 5
H K
D 10
D 4
S 6
Passell
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
K
8
3
5
7
10
Szymanowski
East

1 H
2 C
4 H


3rd
Q
A
A
7
8
9
Seamon
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
K
3
2
10
3
H Q
Cayne
West

Pass
1 D
2 NT
4 C

Lead
S A
S 2
C Q
C 4
C J
H A
H K
D 4
S K
Baze
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
8
K
7
S 4
2
3
5
9
Burger
East

1 C
1 H
3 D
5 C

3rd
6
7
A
9
5
5
7
A
Golias
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -990
6 NT EW
S A 5 4 2
H 6 3 2
D J 7 6 5
C K 6





Pass +21 C 372-2644 H East +1-4505 C East =-400


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1997 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 21 C NSPass NS
Case 91
None Vul
S 10 7 6 3
H A 3 2
D 10 4 3
C A K 6
Levin
West
Pass
2 S
Pass

Lead
S 2
C 5
H 2
C 4
S 8
H 8
C 6
Pavlicek
North
1 C
3 H
Pass

2nd
3
8
J
J
H 7
9
S 4
Weichsel
East
1 S
Dbl
Dbl

3rd
K
A
K
K
5
A
9
Katz
South
2 H
4 H
AP

4th
H 5
Q
6
H 4
6
Q
10
Jacobs
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
H 5
C K
C A
S A
H J
C 5
Silverman
North
Pass
4 H
Dbl

2nd
6
Q
S 8
C 4
K
J
Smith
East
1 S
4 S
AP

3rd
A
2
3
2
9
6
Wolfson
South
2 S
Pass


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


Par +100
4 S× EW -1
S
H K 10 8 7 5
D K J
C 9 7 5 4 3 2

1 C +101 C 383-2644 H× South =+5904 S× East -1+100


1997 Spingold Final, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 92
None Vul
S A 9 8 3
H K J 5 3
D 8
C 10 8 6 5
Passell
West

1 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 6
H 10
S 5
C 6
D 7
S J
D 10
Lesniewski
North

1 H
Dbl
Pass

2nd
3
3
A
A
A
J
8
Seamon
East
Pass
2 D
Pass
3 D

3rd
J
10
3
K
9
A
C 4
Szymanowski
South
1 C
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
K
Q
2
2
7
8
4
Zmudzinski
West

1 D
1 NT


Lead
C 6
D 4
D 10
D K
H 10
C Q
S 6
S 9
Sontag
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
A
J
S 3
2
7
K
A
Balicki
East
Pass
1 H
2 D


3rd
9
A
5
S 8
5
5
10
Feldman
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -90
2 D EW
S Q 7 4 2
H Q 10 8
D K Q J
C Q J 9



1 C +41 C 387-2643 D West -1+502 D West =-90


1996 Spingold Final, Segment 31 C NSPass NS
Case 93
Both Vul
S 10 6 2
H A K 8 5
D 10 5
C A 10 7 5
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
A
K
Q
3
H 10
5
3
S 9
S 6
Meckstroth
East
1 H
AP


3rd
J
7
2
A
6
9
C 7
S Q
C 6
Goldman
South
1 S



4th
7
4
5
2
J
S 5
S 4
8
8
Smith
West
Pass
1 NT
2 H

Lead
D 7
H 9
S 9
H 10
S 10
C 3
H 3
H A
S 6
C 2
C A
Wolff
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Q
3
7
4
5
D 6
6
A
D 8
Robinson
East
1 H
2 C


3rd
10
2
2
4
J
K
D 3
S 5
7
8
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S J 9 8 7 5
H Q 7
D Q 9 8 7 6
C J





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