Main     Comparison 9X08 by Richard Pavlicek    

5-2 Major vs. 3NT

One team played 4M (5-2 fit) and the other played 3NT

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-20125-2 Major60151-119 = 55.9331-26-3 = 54.17
2005-20123NT91202-186 = 52.0644-42-5 = 51.10
2001-20123NT111262-222 = 54.1356-49-6 = 53.15
1996-20123NT134355-245 = 59.1768-58-8 = 53.73


1. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenIrelandClosedPoland
Board 38
E-W Vul
S Q 4
H A Q 8 5
D K J 10 7 2
C 10 4
Zak
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
S 3
D 6
S 4
C 2
D 4
Hanlon
North

3 C


2nd
10
5
8
A
8
7
Zaremba
East
2 C
Dbl


3rd
J
Q
9
7
S 6
S 9
McGann
South
2 S
4 S


4th
Q
K
10
2
4
3
Carroll
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
S 3
C 6
S 4
S 10
C 2
Narkiewicz
North

3 C


2nd
5
2
5
9
5
Q
Garvey
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
J
Q
9
J
D 2
Buras
South
2 S
3 NT


4th
K
A
10
6
K
S 6 5 2
H 10 7 4 3 2
D Q 9 5 4
C 9
TableS A K 9
H J 9 6
D 6
C K J 7 6 3 2
S J 10 8 7 3
H K
D A 8 3
C A Q 8 5
3NT +113NT 11-0 (2-0-0)4 S South down 1 -503 NT South made 5 +460


2. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenMonacoClosedSweden
Board 41
N-S Vul
S A Q 9 4 2
H 7 4
D K J 7 2
C A J
Upmark
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
C 6
H 4
S 7
C A
H 7
D 3
Multon
North

1 S
2 D
3 D
4 H

2nd
2
3
5
A
5
A
9
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
J
J
8
7
3
H 8
Zimmermann
South
1 H
2 C
2 H
3 H


4th
A
2
Q
6
4
2
7
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


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

2 C
2 H
3 NT


2nd
9
5
4
5
Q
A
A
3
9
9
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
10
A
Q
5
3
S K
S 2
S 4
S 9
Petersson
South
1 H
2 D
3 S



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






3NT +123NT 23-0 (3-0-0)4 H South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


3. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenIrelandClosedPoland
Board 4
Both Vul
S A J
H A 6
D Q J 10 7 2
C 10 5 4 3
Zak
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
J
3
2
A
2
4
5
2
H 7
5
S 8
Zaremba
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
Q
6
9
A
C 7
D 9
A
H J
6
Mesbur
South
1 H
2 C
3 S


4th
K
K
3
4
4
A
H 9
3
5
8
Carroll
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
D J
C K
C 8
C 9
S 6
H A
H 6
Zmudzinski
North
1 D
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
4
K
2
7
5
2
4
7
Garvey
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
6
6
J
D 4
A
3
Balicki
South
1 H
2 D
3 NT


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






3NT +123NT 35-0 (4-0-0)4 H South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


4. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenTurkeyClosedItaly
Board 63
E-W Vul
S A 8
H K Q 8
D K Q 9 7 4
C 10 7 5
Bocchi
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
D 5
C 7
C Q
D 3
D J
H 3
H Q
H 8
H 5
S 8
Gur
North

2 D
3 C
4 S

2nd
5
8
8
10
2
S 10
6
J
2
S 2
5
Madala
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
Q
2
K
K
10
K
4
A
S A
Yilmaz
South
1 S
2 H
3 S


4th
A
6
9
S 6
A
4
10
7
9
S 3
Kokten
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
C 3
H 3
H Q
S A
S 8
S K
D 3
S Q
C 8
Zaleski
North

2 D
3 D


2nd
5
7
6
2
3
5
D 8
2
9
O.Aker
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
K
K
4
6
J
D 4
K
H 9
Versace
South
1 S
3 C
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +113NT 35-11 (4-1-0)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South down 2 -100


5. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedEstoniaOpenUSA
Board 22
N-S Vul
S K 2
H 2
D A 8 7 3 2
C A 8 5 4 2
Hamman
West

2 NT
Pass

Lead
C K
S K
S 2
D Q
D 4
H A
D J
D 7
H K
S Q
Levenko
North
1 D
Pass
4 S

2nd
A
6
8
H 9
10
6
C 3
9
8
A
Zia
East
Pass
3 C
AP

3rd
7
3
J
2
H 3
2
A
S 7
C 2
C 10
Sester
South
1 S
4 H


4th
H 4
9
4
K
3
5
5
C 6
S 10
C 4
Karpov
West

2 H
AP

Lead
H 9
D J
C 7
D 3
D 10
S 5
D A
S 2
Meckstroth
North
1 D
3 C


2nd
2
H 3
H 4
4
C 3
4
6
8
Laanemae
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
2
10
Q
7
K
S 3
A
Rodwell
South
1 S
3 NT


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




3NT +123NT 47-11 (5-1-0)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT South made 3 +600


6. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenLeeClosedDiamond
Board 7
Both Vul
S A K 9 8 3
H J 5
D 9
C A Q 10 8 4
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
D A
D 7
C A
C Q
S A
S K
S 3
D Q
S 9
D 8
Lee
North

1 S
3 C
3 H


2nd
10
2
J
6
2
2
7
J
K
H K
H 8
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
9
H 5
9
D 3
4
D 10
H 3
H J
H 4
H 9
Demirev
South
1 H
2 D
3 D
4 H


4th
K
5
4
5
7
5
6
10
6
Q
C 4
Garner
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
H A
S 2
H J
C 4
H Q
S J
D 9
H 10
H 8
C 9
Greco
North

1 S
3 NT



2nd
3
4
7
2
9
D 3
5
S 6
C 7
5
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
2
Q
4
K
S 3
5
A
S 8
S 9
A
Hampson
South
1 H
2 D




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







3NT +13NT 48-11 (6-1-0)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT North made 5 +660


7. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenSpectorClosedNickell
Board 94
None Vul
S A K 6 4
H 8 3
D A K 8 6
C K 5 2
Katz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 4
S 7
H 3
D 5
H 5
H J
Grue
North
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 D
3 NT
4 H

2nd
6
2
4
8
2
Q
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
A
K
7
8
9
Cheek
South
1 H
2 D
3 C
3 H
4 D


4th
Q
5
A
10
10
Hurd
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
H J
S 3
H 3
S 2
S 10
D 6
H Q
Meckstroth
North
1 C
1 NT
2 NT
3 NT



2nd
K
K
4
6
C 6
7
2
Wooldridge
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
A
5
5
8
9
Q
C 2
Rodwell
South
1 S
2 S
3 C




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




5-2 Major +103NT 48-21 (6-2-0)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North down 1 -50


8. 2012 Vanderbilt FinalClosedDiamondOpenAmoils
Board 6
N-S Vul
S Q 2
H A Q 6 3 2
D Q 3
C A Q 8 5
Cheek
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 6
S 10
S 2
C 2
D 3
S J
D 2
C 5
H 4
Gitelman
North

2 H
2 NT
3 S
4 S

2nd
Q
5
6
A
4
4
J
7
A
Grue
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
3
K
4
A
H 2
Q
S 7
8
Moss
South
1 S
2 S
3 D
4 D


4th
3
Q
A
9
6
C 10
5
S 9
J
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 10
S Q
C 6
D 4
S 2
S J
D A
D K
H J
D 10
Amoils
North

2 H
2 NT
3 NT


2nd
3
6
5
2
10
4
6
H 7
4
7
Hampson
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
2
5
J
J
K
H 2
3
H 3
6
D.Wolpert
South
1 S
2 S
3 D



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






3NT +133NT 61-21 (7-2-1)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North made 3 +600


9. 2012 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenFalkClosedJacobs
Board 64
E-W Vul
S J 7 6 4
H 7 3
D 6
C A Q 10 8 4 2
Sadek
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 10
H K
S 3
H Q
Dahl
North

3 C
4 H


2nd
4
A
6
2
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
2
3
Q
7
Friedland
South
2 C
3 H



4th
K
4
A
8
Lusky
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
H K
H Q
S 9
H J
H 10
D K
S 8
C 9
Madala
North

1 S
3 C


2nd
4
2
A
J
6
D 7
A
6
8
Falk
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
3
7
Q
C 2
C 4
6
C 7
K
Bocchi
South
1 H
2 C
3 NT


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




5-2 Major +23NT 61-23 (7-3-1)4 H South made 5 +4503 NT South made 3 +400


10. 2012 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedBertheauOpenGordon
Board 24
None Vul
S A 10 6
H A J
D Q J 8 7 5 2
C A 8
Aa
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
H A
H J
D Q
C 3
Bathurst
North
1 D
3 D
4 H

2nd
A
3
5
6
8
Molberg
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
2
4
4
K
Zagorin
South
1 H
3 S


4th
7
8
10
K
4
Upmark
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
C 9
D Q
C 6
C K
C 2
M.Gordon
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
4
7
3
S 6
H 4
S 4
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
5
4
J
Q
S 2
Pratap
South
2 D
3 NT


4th
8
A
K
H 2
D 2
D 5
S J 8 7 3 2
H 10 8
D K 9
C Q 6 5 3
TableS Q 5
H Q 6 5 3
D 6 3
C K J 10 9 2
S K 9 4
H K 9 7 4 2
D A 10 4
C 7 4
5-2 Major +103NT 61-33 (7-4-1)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North down 1 -50


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11. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenItalyClosedNetherlands
Board 39
Both Vul
S J 10
H K 10 2
D K 10
C K Q 10 8 5 2
v.Prooijen
West

2 D
Pass




Lead
H Q
D 4
C J
S J
D A
C 6
C 4
S 7
C Q
S 8
Lauria
North

3 C
Pass




2nd
2
10
3
5
K
10
S Q
6
S 9
Verhees
East
Pass
4 H
Dbl




3rd
4
J
K
3
6
A
H 6
10
S A
Versace
South
Pass
4 S
AP




4th
3
Q
7
K
3
9
2
2
H 7
Sementa
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
S J
H 6
H 5
H Q
H 7
S 6
C 8
C 4
C K
C Q
Muller
North

1 NT
2 H
2 NT
3 D
3 NT

2nd
3
2
10
D 3
C 2
C 5
10
A
D 8
S 5
S 9
Duboin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
3
A
9
8
C 7
4
J
6
D 9
D Q
de Wijs
South
1 S
2 D
2 S
3 C
3 H


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








5-2 Major +33NT 61-36 (8-5-1)4 S× South down 1 -2003 NT North down 3 -300


12. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedAustraliaOpenSweden
Board 20
Both Vul
S A 9 7
H A 2
D Q 10 6 5 4
C K J 8
Fallenius
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
C 3
H 3
H 2
H Q
D K
S 6
C K
C J
Edgtton
North

2 C
3 D




2nd
8
5
J
7
C 2
2
S 4
Fredin
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl




3rd
6
A
K
S 7
4
10
Q
Gosney
South
1 NT
2 H
4 H




4th
A
10
9
C 9
A
A
7
Nunn
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S 5
S 6
D 4
D K
Cullin
North

1 H
1 NT
2 H
3 H


2nd
2
9
J
2
C 2
Hans
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
Q
K
J
5
Upmark
South
1 C
1 S
2 C
2 S
3 NT


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





5-2 Major +13NT 61-37 (9-6-1)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


13. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedSwedenOpenCanada
Board 11
None Vul
S A 10 6 4 3
H 9 4 3 2
D A 7
C 9 5
McAvoy
West





Lead
H Q
Cullin
North





2nd
Hargreaves
East





3rd
Upmark
South





4th
Fallenius
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
D 2
D 7
C 7
D Q
D 6
D 5
H 5
C J
H K
S 7
Baxter
North
Pass
2 C
3 H


2nd
2
4
3
5
8
S 5
C 2
10
9
J
2
Fredin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
10
K
S 3
S 4
H 3
4
8
9
A
Lindop
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


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






3NT +103NT 71-37 (10-6-1)4 S South down 1 -503 NT South made 3 +400


14. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedDenmarkOpenMonaco
Board 38
N-S Vul
S 10 3
H K Q
D A Q 9 7 5 2
C A J 7
Nunes
West

Pass
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
S 3
C 2
S 10
D 10
H K
C 9
C 7
D 6
H J
S 8
D 4
C 8
Askgaard
North

1 C
Pass
3 D
3 S


2nd
Q
6
6
J
A
A
Q
3
Q
9
9
7
S 5
Fantoni
East

1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
K
J
Q
3
7
K
4
K
D 2
D 5
J
D 9
Bjarnarson
South
Pass
1 S
3 C
3 H
4 S


4th
2
4
5
A
8
3
A
10
S 2
4
H 5
S 7
H 8
Schaltz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 4
D 9
H 5
D A
D Q
H A
Helgemo
North

1 NT
2 S
3 NT



2nd
2
J
7
3
K
J
M.Madsen
East

Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
9
8
10
S 2
C 2
3
Helness
South
Pass
2 H
3 C




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










5-2 Major +33NT 71-40 (11-7-1)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North down 3 -300


15. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenBjarnarsonClosedMonaco
Board 31
N-S Vul
S J 5
H K
D 10 9 8 5
C K Q J 9 3 2
Zimmermann
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
H 2
S 7
H 3
C K
C 5
S K
S Q
S 10
M.Madsen
North

2 C
2 S
3 S


2nd
10
8
A
4
A
10
3
6
9
Multon
East

2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
2
S J
6
8
C 3
C 9
D 5
Schaltz
South
1 S
2 H
3 D
4 S


4th
A
A
5
6
4
2
8
D 2
Bjarnarson
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D K
C 10
C 6
D Q
D J
H A
Fantoni
North

2 C
3 NT



2nd
A
8
4
H 2
S 4
3
Askgaard
East

3 D
AP



3rd
7
2
J
3
S 2
4
Nunes
South
1 S
3 H




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





5-2 Major +23NT 71-42 (11-8-1)4 S South made 5 +6503 NT North made 3 +600


16. 2011 USBC SemifinalOpenDiamondClosedWelland
Board 48
E-W Vul
S 10 9
H K 8 5
D K 10 3
C Q 8 7 5 3
Chambers
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
S 5
D 2
C 6
Gitelman
North

1 NT
3 S


2nd
3
2
7
7
Schermer
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
9
A
S 4
Moss
South
1 S
3 H
4 S


4th
A
A
3
K
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
S 10
C 3
C A
Bramley
North

1 NT
3 S


2nd
6
4
2
6
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
5
K
5
Welland
South
1 S
3 H
3 NT


4th
K
2
4
S 8
S 6 3 2
H 10 9
D A 5 4
C J 10 9 6 4
TableS A 8 4
H 7 6 4 2
D Q J 9 8 2
C 2
S K Q J 7 5
H A Q J 3
D 7 6
C A K
5-2 Major +13NT 71-43 (12-9-1)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT North made 3 +400


17. 2011 USBC SemifinalClosedWellandOpenDiamond
Board 30
None Vul
S A 7
H K J 9
D K 10 3 2
C Q 9 6 4
Platnick
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
S 2
S 7
H 2
S 9
D 9
D 3
C A
Chambers
North
1 C
1 NT
2 NT
3 S


2nd
2
3
5
K
K
6
J
8
Diamond
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
J
A
6
K
A
Schermer
South
1 S
2 D
3 C
4 S


4th
Q
4
Q
4
H 9
4
7
Bramley
West
Pass
3 H
Pass



Lead
S 5
S 7
S 10
D A
D Q
D 9
D 10
C 4
S 8
S 2
C 5
H K
H Q
Gitelman
North
1 D
Pass
3 NT



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



3rd
Q
K
C 6
2
3
K
C 2
A
H 9
C 9
Q
4
8
Moss
South
1 S
Dbl




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









3NT +113NT 82-43 (13-9-1)4 S South down 1 -503 NT North made 5 +460


18. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedAkerOpenWolfson
Board 69
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8 4
H J 6
D Q 9
C A K 7 6 4
Garner
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D J
H J
S 9
H Q
D K
H 10
Aker
North

2 C
2 S
3 H
4 H

2nd
Q
K
A
A
9
9
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
4
2
6
4
C 4
Richter
South
1 H
2 H
3 C
3 S


4th
8
8
4
2
A
3
Johnson
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
S 2
C 9
C 4
S 5
H 7
D 7
D J
S 3
Rubin
North

2 C
3 NT



2nd
8
10
3
4
9
8
Q
6
Simson
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
9
K
8
7
J
K
6
10
Ekeblad
South
1 H
2 NT




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




5-2 Major +23NT 82-45 (14-10-1)4 H South made 5 +4503 NT South made 3 +400


19. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenBathurst
Board 74
Both Vul
S K 8
H 7 3
D 10 9 6 5
C K 8 7 6 5
Bathurst
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
S 5
C 5
S J
S 6
D 7
D 3
D Q
C Q
Katz
North
Pass
1 NT
3 H
4 S

2nd
8
2
2
H 2
D 4
8
9
S 7
4
Zagorin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
A
D 5
H 3
K
A
2
6
Nickell
South
1 S
2 NT
4 H


4th
A
4
3
9
10
6
J
10
9
Rodwell
West

Pass



Lead
H 5
C Q
C A
C 10
C 8
C 7
S K
S 8
Hurd
North
Pass
3 NT



2nd
3
4
3
D 3
S 10
H 9
4
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP



3rd
J
5
6
K
H 6
D 8
5
J
Wooldridge
South
2 NT




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




3NT +23NT 84-45 (15-10-1)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT South made 6 +690


20. 2010 Spingold FinalOpenDiamondClosedMeltzer
Board 29
Both Vul
S K Q
H Q 10 6
D J 6 5 4 2
C K Q 4
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S K
S Q
Gitelman
North
1 D
1 NT
3 D
4 S

2nd
K
3
6
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
5
A
Moss
South
1 S
2 D
3 S


4th
2
2
4
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 4
H 2
H K
H 5
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
7
10
D 9
C 2
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
J
3
9
Nunes
South
2 C
3 S



4th
6
8
Q
D 2
S 4 2
H A 9 3 2
D Q 10 8 3
C 9 7 5
TableS 8 7 6 3
H K J 5 4
D 7
C J 10 6 3
S A J 10 9 5
H 8 7
D A K 9
C A 8 2
5-2 Major +13NT 84-46 (15-11-1)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


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21. 2010 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedDiamondOpenDawson
Board 47
N-S Vul
S Q 5
H A Q J 9 2
D 9 4
C Q 10 7 5
Isporski
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
H 3
H Q
D 9
D A
D J
D 8
Moss
North

3 D
3 S
4 C


2nd
2
8
6
6
3
10
Kovachev
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
S 7
Q
4
S 5
Gitelman
South
2 NT
3 H
3 NT
4 H


4th
K
5
10
2
K
S 8
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 9
D 4
H K
H 3
H Q
H J
H 9
Dawson
North

3 D
3 NT



2nd
10
6
7
8
6
S 2
S 3
Platnick
East

Pass
AP



3rd
2
Q
2
A
D 5
S 7
C J
Lowe
South
2 NT
3 H




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



5-2 Major +13NT 84-47 (15-12-1)4 H South made 7 +7103 NT South made 6 +690


22. 2010 USBC SemifinalClosedNickellOpenFleisher
Board 36
Both Vul
S K 6 5 4
H A K 10 7 4
D A Q J 2
C
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
H 8
D A
D 2
C 3
H A
H K
D J
S 4
C 9
Meckstroth
North

1 C
2 C
2 S
3 NT


2nd
Q
5
6
7
7
9
J
C 2
2
Levin
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
3
8
H Q
H 4
C 4
C 6
C 8
J
Rodwell
South
Pass
1 NT
2 H
3 C
4 H


4th
5
10
3
10
5
2
6
9
Q
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S Q
D 3
C 2
S 3
H 4
H 5
H K
Kamil
North

1 H
2 D
2 S



2nd
4
Q
A
8
9
3
J
Zia
East

Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
10
K
7
K
Q
A
Fleisher
South
Pass
1 NT
2 H
3 NT



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







5-2 Major +13NT 84-48 (15-13-1)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT South made 3 +600


23. 2010 USBC QuarterfinalClosedDiamondOpenJacobs
Board 27
None Vul
S A K 10 6 5
H 10 3 2
D K 4
C 7 5 3
Jacobus
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
C A
D 3
H K
S 3
H 10
D Q
D 5
C 5
D 6
C Q
Platnick
North

2 H
Rdbl
3 S


2nd
2
4
9
A
2
J
7
J
9
S J
S 6
Wold
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
3
K
7
A
S 4
4
S 5
K
C 7
S 9
Diamond
South
1 NT
Pass
2 S
4 S


4th
Q
8
A
3
8
8
2
8
J
10
2
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
C A
C K
C 6
H 8
C 10
C 2
S 3
S K
D 4
Beatty
North

2 H
Rdbl
3 H


2nd
2
4
J
Q
3
D 7
D 9
Q
9
A
Gitelman
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
3
5
7
J
S 5
H 10
A
4
Jacobs
South
1 NT
Pass
2 S
3 NT


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







5-2 Major +103NT 84-58 (15-14-1)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South down 1 -50


24. 2010 USBC QuarterfinalClosedHarrisOpenNickell
Board 15
N-S Vul
S K 7 6
H K 2
D Q 10 2
C K 9 8 6 5
Nickell
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D K
D A
C 10
C 4
H 5
H 2
H A
Morgan
North

2 NT
4 H


2nd
2
10
5
Q
J
7
10
Katz
East

Pass
AP


3rd
3
6
A
3
K
Q
Harris
South
1 NT
3 H



4th
4
5
2
6
4
3
Chorush
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C Q
S Q
H 5
S K
H 2
Rodwell
North

1 NT
2 NT


2nd
A
3
3
10
10
7
Koneru
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
4
5
7
K
D 4
Q
Meckstroth
South
1 H
2 D
3 NT


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


5-2 Major +13NT 84-59 (15-15-1)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


25. 2010 USBC Round of 16ClosedMilnerOpenHarris
Board 79
E-W Vul
S K Q 4
H Q 4
D K Q J 9 8
C 10 9 7
Landen
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D 5
D Q
D J
S 3
H 4
H 7
B.Blanchard
North

3 NT


2nd
K
C 5
6
7
K
2
9
Gerstman
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
A
4
C 6
C Q
9
J
Q
S.Blanchard
South
1 H
4 H


4th
2
8
10
H 5
6
6
A
Mohan
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
D 10
C K
Morgan
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
K
Bates
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
A
A
Harris
South
1 H
2 D


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

5-2 Major +13NT 84-60 (15-16-1)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North made 3 +400


26. 2010 Rosenblum SemifinalOpenZimmermannClosedDiamond
Board 51
E-W Vul
S A 9 8
H J 9
D K Q 10 9 7 5
C K 9
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
C 4
H 2
C J
D 7
C 5
D 9
Fantoni
North

2 S
3 D
4 H

2nd
5
A
7
3
S 2
S 5
C 7
Greco
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
H 3
8
9
Q
H 5
H J
H 8
Nunes
South
2 H
3 C
3 H


4th
A
9
A
K
2
2
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
D A
H 2
D K
D Q
D 10
H 7
S Q
S 6
C K
D 9
Gitelman
North

2 D
2 NT


2nd
A
3
10
H 4
C J
S 2
9
3
10
4
C 10
Helness
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
8
5
J
C 3
C 5
C 6
A
7
K
S 4
H 8
Moss
South
1 H
2 H
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +103NT 84-70 (15-17-1)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North down 1 -50


27. 2010 Rosenblum Round of 64ClosedDhampurOpenJosef & Cards
Board 42
Both Vul
S J 9 6
H Q 8
D A 9 8 6 5 2
C Q 7
Piekarek
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D 3
H 6
D 7
S K
D Q
S J
C Q
C 7
C K
S Q
D 6
Goel
North
Pass
1 NT
4 H
AP

2nd
2
K
5
A
A
5
3
8
6
H 2
H 4
Smirnov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
4
6
J
3
9
A
S 9
H Q
H 10
S.Mukherjee
South
1 H
3 C
Pass


4th
H 5
3
H 9
4
C 4
2
2
5
10
7
10
B.Saha
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
C 7
S K
S 3
C 5
C A
H 5
H 8
H 10
D 3
von Arnim
North
Pass
1 NT
3 D


2nd
4
3
2
A
D 2
D 7
2
4
J
A
Kushari
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
9
6
9
8
D 5
Q
A
D 6
4
S.Auken
South
1 H
2 S
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +43NT 84-74 (15-18-1)4 H× South made 4 +7903 NT North made 4 +630


28. 2010 Rosenblum QualifyingClosedMahaffeyOpenBrazil34
Board 14
None Vul
S J 9 4 3
H A 4
D K 6 3
C 10 9 6 4
Moreira
West
1 S
2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S K
H J
H 5
D 3
Zhao
North
Pass
Pass
3 S


2nd
3
4
3
9
Magalhaes
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
7
4
A
Fu
South
Dbl
3 H
4 H


4th
8
H 2
6
8
Pszczola
West
1 S
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
S A
H 3
C A
C K
C 7
H 10
Nader
North
Pass
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
8
4
4
5
J
S 6
Lev
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
8
4
6
9
Rodrigues
South
Dbl
2 H
3 NT


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


5-2 Major +13NT 84-75 (15-19-3)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North made 3 +400


29. 2010 Rosenblum QualifyingOpenConsus Red PolandClosedZimmermann
Board 21
N-S Vul
S Q 8
H 4 2
D A K 10 5
C K 10 9 7 6
Helness
West

2 D
AP

Lead
H K
C Q
C A
D 4
C K
H 4
D Q
Zadroga
North

3 NT


2nd
2
4
5
8
8
10
K
Helgemo
East

Pass


3rd
6
6
7
A
D 2
Q
S J
Walczak
South
1 S
4 S


4th
A
2
3
6
J
S 3
H 5
Nowosadzki
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
D 6
S Q
D 7
S 8
C 5
S 6
C 3
S 9
S 7
H A
Nunes
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
2
5
10
4
6
3
Q
D 3
D 8
K
Filipowicz
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
H 6
10
8
C 7
4
H 2
D 5
4
Fantoni
South
1 S
2 H


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




3NT +33NT 87-75 (16-19-3)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North down 1 -100


30. 2010 Vanderbilt SemifinalClosedFleisherOpende Knijff
Board 59
None Vul
S Q 8
H A 7 6 4 3
D J
C K 10 9 8 3
Bertheau
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
D J
D 10
S 8
H K
S A
S 10
Stansby
North
Pass
1 H
1 NT
4 S

2nd
A
4
6
3
3
6
9
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
A
S Q
J
8
C 3
Martel
South
1 D
1 S
3 S


4th
J
5
7
K
S 2
5
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D J
H 9
H Q
H 8
Fallenius
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
J
7
3
S 4
S 10
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
2
10
5
S 6
Fredin
South
1 D
2 S
3 S


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


5-2 Major +113NT 87-86 (16-20-3)4 S South made 6 +4803 NT North down 1 -50


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31. 2010 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedDawsonOpenFleisher
Board 13
Both Vul
S A 10
H Q 5 2
D A J 9 8
C K Q 7 2
Martel
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
S A
S 10
S Q
D 4
H J
D 9
S J
C 5
Dawson
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
A
2
3
C 4
6
3
K
C 9
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
5
K
H 2
8
7
S 6
H 5
Johnson
South
2 C
2 S
4 S


4th
7
7
9
4
Q
Q
C 3
8
Karaivanov
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass


Lead
C 10
H Q
S A
S 10
S Q
S J
S 6
C 6
C J
D A
D J
Levin
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
5
4
2
3
D 6
C 3
H 10
A
Q
2
Q
Trendafilov
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
4
3
5
K
D 8
H 5
C 7
2
D 3
7
H 6
Weinstein
South
2 C
3 H



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






5-2 Major +1Even 87-87 (21-17-3)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


32. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenBulgariaClosedItaly
Board 52
Both Vul
S Q 7 2
H K 2
D A 10
C A J 7 6 4 2
Lauria
West

2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
S 10
C 3
H K
H 2
D 2
D 4
S Q
D K
C K
H 9
Aronov
North

3 C
3 S
4 H

2nd
2
7
5
3
6
3
8
C 8
6
9
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
6
A
Q
4
A
10
5
H 5
C 2
D 7
Stefanov
South
1 H
3 D
Pass


4th
3
8
A
7
S 5
Q
A
4
H 8
4
Karakolev
West

2 S
Pass


Lead
S A
S 6
S J
H K
H 2
H Q
H J
H 5
C 9
D A
D 10
Nunes
North

3 C
3 NT


2nd
3
8
Q
6
8
S 5
D 5
D 6
Q
4
Q
Danailov
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
4
K
H 3
4
A
C 2
C 4
C 6
A
2
K
Fantoni
South
Pass
3 H



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






3NT +133NT 100-87 (18-21-3)4 H South down 2 -2003 NT North made 5 +660


33. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBulgariaOpenRussia
Board 16
E-W Vul
S 7 4
H A K 8 2
D A K 9 7 6 2
C 3
Gromov
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
C 3
S 3
S 5
S A
D J
D K
Aronov
North

2 D
3 D
4 S

2nd
A
A
J
7
10
4
Q
Dubinin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
4
Q
2
H 2
A
5
Stefanov
South
1 S
3 C
3 S


4th
7
7
4
9
6
3
8
Trendafilov
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
C J
D 8
S 4
D 4
S 7
S K
S 9
S 8
H 4
H A
Kholomeev
North

2 D
3 H


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


3rd
A
K
3
J
10
A
D 2
D 6
D 7
K
Khiuppenen
South
1 S
2 S
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +113NT 100-98 (18-22-3)4 S South made 5 +4503 NT South down 1 -50


34. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBrazilOpenRussia
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 9 8
H 10 4
D K 10 5 3 2
C A 4 3
Khiuppenen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 8
S 8
C 6
H A
H K
H 7
H Q
C 9
S 2
C 5
Chagas
North

1 S
3 C
4 H


2nd
A
3
3
2
6
8
C 4
D 3
6
S J
Kholomeev
East

Pass
Dbl
AP


3rd
7
5
J
4
10
D 2
D 9
Q
9
D 6
Branco
South
1 H
2 NT
3 D



4th
10
Q
K
5
J
S 4
3
H 9
A
D 5
Campos
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 8
H 3
D 9
S 8
C 9
S 9
C Q
C 7
C 5
Gromov
North

1 D
2 D
2 S
3 NT

2nd
3
2
4
3
A
A
H 7
H 9
Villas-Boas
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
10
Q
2
2
5
6
H 6
Dubinin
South
1 C
1 S
2 H
2 NT


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






3NT +23NT 102-98 (20-22-3)4 H South down 3 -1503 NT South down 2 -100


35. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNetherlandsClosedItaly
Board 9
E-W Vul
S Q 5 2
H Q J 7 6 5
D 8 5
C 10 4 2
Sementa
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 3
S 8
D 6
H A
H K
D 3
C 5
D J
Brink
North

3 D
4 H


2nd
2
K
5
4
8
10
2
Q
Duboin
East

Pass
AP


3rd
A
H 3
K
5
6
8
K
H 7
Drijver
South
2 NT
3 H



4th
4
5
A
2
S 6
4
A
2
Muller
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

3 D
3 S


2nd
2
4
8
7
3
8
Q
S Q
5
J
de Wijs
East

Pass
Dbl


3rd
10
5
6
2
10
K
S 5
S 7
4
10
Fantoni
South
2 NT
3 H
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +105-2 Major 108-102 (23-20-3)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT South down 1 -50


36. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA2ClosedChina
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 8 2
H K J 4
D 10 2
C Q 10 9 7 5 3
Zhao
West

2 C
Pass



Lead
D Q
C A
C 4
S 2
H 6
S 8
S 10
Rodwell
North

3 C
4 S



2nd
2
K
8
Q
8
J
7
Fu
East
1 D
3 D
AP



3rd
A
6
2
A
K
K
Meckstroth
South
Dbl
3 S




4th
8
3
10
4
2
6
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
D Q
H 6
S 2
H 10
S 8
S 10
H A
H Q
C 8
D A
W.Wang
North

2 C
3 C
3 S


2nd
2
8
J
7
Q
6
3
C 2
6
8
Hamman
East
1 D
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
J
A
K
K
C 3
4
C 5
Q
J
Zhuang
South
Dbl
2 S
3 D
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +125-2 Major 120-102 (24-20-3)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT South down 1 -100


37. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedUSA1OpenBulgaria
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 10 4 3
H 8 7
D A K J 4 2
C Q 5
Stefanov
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
H Q
C 7
S 6
H 10
D Q
Wildavsky
North
1 D
1 S
2 D
3 H


2nd
3
K
Q
A
A
Aronov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
7
K
9
8
Doub
South
1 H
2 C
2 H
4 H


4th
Q
4
2
4
D 6
Stewart
West

Pass
AP



Lead
C 4
D 2
C 8
D 7
D K
S 3
S Q
S J
S 10
D J
Danailov
North
1 NT
2 H




2nd
2
8
5
5
6
5
9
H 2
8
Woolsey
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
7
10
K
A
H 5
A
4
K
H 6
Karakolev
South
2 D
3 NT




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






3NT +115-2 Major 120-113 (24-22-3)4 H South down 3 -1503 NT North made 4 +430


38. 2009 Spingold QuarterfinalOpende KnijffClosedDiamond
Board 6
E-W Vul
S 7 5
H Q 3
D A K J 8 7 2
C K 8 3
Greco
West
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
Q
D 9
9
3
S Q
2
A
3
Hampson
East
Dbl
3 H


3rd
K
3
S 8
A
D 10
K
3
S 4
de Knijff
South
Rdbl
4 S


4th
A
6
D 2
10
D 7
5
2
8
Bertheau
West
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
9
A
5
5
10
9
S 3
S 6
C J
S 10
Q
Nystrom
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
4
A
10
C 6
Q
J
C 4
C 9
S 2
S 9
S 4
8
Platnick
South
3 D
3 NT


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






5-2 Major +25-2 Major 122-113 (25-22-3)4 S South down 3 -1503 NT North down 4 -200


39. 2009 USBC Round of 16BClosedJacobsOpenCohler
Board 17
None Vul
S A
H A Q J 10 2
D 5 4 2
C 9 8 7 6
Cohler
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
D 2
H 4
D 4
D 7
C 3
H 5
H J
Jacobs
North

4 D


2nd
A
9
6
3
5
A
9
S 2
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
10
Q
J
H 7
5
A
S 6
Katz
South
1 NT
4 H


4th
5
6
3
K
8
6
8
K
Weinstein
West
Lev
North
Levin
East
Pszczola
South
S Q 10 9 8
H K 9 6
D K 7 6
C Q 10 5
TableS K 4 3 2
H 8 7 3
D 9 3
C J 4 3 2
S J 7 6 5
H 5 4
D A Q J 10 8
C A K


5-2 Major +105-2 Major 132-113 (26-22-3)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT South down 1 -50


40. 2009 USBC SemifinalClosedWellandOpenNickell
Board 61
Both Vul
S K Q
H Q 2
D Q 5
C A K Q 9 7 3 2
Nickell
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D K
D 7
C A
S K
S Q
C K
S A
S 9
C Q
Garner
North

Dbl
3 D


2nd
5
Q
H 2
8
2
3
J
7
D 10
D 8
Freeman
East
Pass
2 D
Pass


3rd
6
9
4
6
4
8
H 6
C 2
H Q
H.Weinstein
South
Pass
Dbl
4 H


4th
2
3
C 4
5
5
6
10
10
J
Welland
West

1 C
Dbl


Lead
D 4
D A
D 10
D 9
Zia
North

3 NT
AP


2nd
2
Q
H 2
H 6
Willenken
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
6
J
7
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass



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





5-2 Major +95-2 Major 141-113 (27-22-3)4 H South down 1 -1003 NT× North down 2 -500


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41. 2009 USBC QuarterfinalOpenFleisherClosedOzdil
Board 88
None Vul
S Q J 10 7 6
H A Q
D A Q 10 8 6
C 5
D.Yang
West

Pass




Lead
S K
C A
C 2
H Q
D 6
Kamil
North

4 H




2nd
6
5
H A
5
9
X.Shi
East

AP




3rd
2
4
7
2
K
Fleisher
South
2 H





4th
5
6
3
3
2
Rubin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
C A
C 2
Gu
North

1 S
2 D
3 D


2nd
6
5
S 7
Granovetter
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
10
K
J.Weinstein
South
1 H
2 C
2 NT
3 NT


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

5-2 Major +25-2 Major 143-113 (28-22-3)4 H South made 5 +4503 NT South made 3 +400


42. 2009 USBC QuarterfinalClosedMeltzerOpenWelland
Board 31
N-S Vul
S K J 8 4 3
H Q 4
D K J 8 4
C 7 6
Willenken
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
D 10
S 2
C 6
C 9
H 3
S 10
C 2
S 9
H 6
Sontag
North
Pass
1 S
4 H

2nd
J
A
K
5
7
8
H 10
H 4
H A
7
Welland
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
4
7
Q
10
Q
H J
H 9
D 2
Bates
South
1 H
3 C


4th
A
3
6
K
A
K
3
3
4
Larsen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 2
S 9
C Q
D 5
C 7
C J
S 6
H K
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
1 S
3 NT

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

3rd
A
Q
2
6
6
A
S 3
J
Garner
South
1 H
3 C


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




3NT +55-2 Major 143-118 (28-23-3)4 H South down 3 -3003 NT North down 1 -100


43. 2009 USBC Round of 32BOpenRogoffClosedJacobs
Board 16
N-S Vul
S A J 6
H 8 6 5 4 3
D K 7
C K 4 2
Katz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 S
2 NT
3 D


2nd
6
7
10
2
J
J
8
S 2
C 3
Jacobs
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
3
4
K
D 9
Q
A
C 2
C 4
Johnson
South
1 C
2 H
3 C
4 H


4th
K
2
9
4
C 8
K
5
10
H Q
Milgrim
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 7
D 3
D 7
C 5
Weinstein
North

3 D
3 NT



2nd
2
2
8
A
Aker
East

Pass
AP



3rd
10
K
A
4
Levin
South
2 NT
3 H




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





3NT +15-2 Major 143-119 (28-25-3)4 H South made 5 +6503 NT South made 6 +690


44. 2009 USBC Round of 64 BClosedCohlerOpenCole
Board 47
E-W Vul
S 6
H Q J 9 7 6
D A
C J 8 7 6 4 2
Adams
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
H 6
H A
C Q
S 8
Pszczola
North

1 NT
3 D
4 H

2nd
A
3
D 3
3
K
Cole
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
10
7
2
Q
Lev
South
1 S
2 NT
3 H


4th
5
2
4
H 5
6
Rosenberg
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
C 2
C K
C 9
S 6
C 10
S 7
S A
S 10
H A
H 10
J.Wang
North

2 S
3 D
3 NT

2nd
A
S 2
A
J
3
6
H 6
5
H 2
D 3
D 7
Cohler
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
Q
4
H 5
J
H 4
4
C 7
H 7
9
J
Ao
South
2 D
2 NT
3 H


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






5-2 Major +25-2 Major 145-119 (29-25-3)4 H South down 1 -503 NT South down 2 -100


45. 2009 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenCayneClosedSutherlin
Board 63
N-S Vul
S K J 7
H A 7
D K Q 9 6 5
C Q J 4
Feldman
West

Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
H Q
C 6
C 8
H A
S 7
D 4
Fantoni
North

1 C
Pass
2 NT


2nd
4
2
2
Q
4
3
K
Gerard
East

Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
9
7
A
3
5
Q
A
Nunes
South
Pass
1 D
Dbl
4 H


4th
10
K
J
5
6
A
2
Versace
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 3
D 2
S 9
C 2
C Q
S 2
D Q
D 5
Gerstman
North

1 NT
2 D



2nd
Q
4
Q
7
6
J
7
8
Lauria
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
2
K
4
J
5
3
3
H 5
Sutherlin
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT



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




5-2 Major +55-2 Major 150-119 (30-26-3)4 H South down 1 -1003 NT North down 3 -300


46. 2009 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedDeutschOpenKatz
Board 32
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 4
H 10 6
D J 6 5 3
C A 7 3
Jacobs
West
Pass
1 S
Pass


Lead
D A
D 8
H 9
H J
H A
H K
D K
C K
C 4
C 7
Schutze
North
Pass
1 NT
4 H


2nd
3
5
2
3
4
5
S 2
5
9
J
Katz
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
4
7
6
10
S 4
S 8
6
3
A
Q
J.Lall
South
1 H
3 S



4th
2
10
7
8
S 6
C 2
9
6
8
Shivdasani
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
S Q
D 5
D K
H A
H K
H Q
Weinstein
North
Pass
1 NT
3 H


2nd
2
A
7
H 5
2
3
4
Allegaert
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
6
10
3
10
6
Levin
South
1 H
3 C
3 NT


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





5-2 Major +15-2 Major 151-119 (31-26-3)4 H South made 6 +4803 NT North made 5 +460


47. 2008 World Championship FinalOpenItalyClosedEngland
Board 49
None Vul
S 8 5 2
H 8 5
D A J 7 5 2
C K 8 7
Gold
West
4 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
D 3
C 2
D 8
H K
H Q
H 2
S K
S 4
C 6
D A
Fantoni
North
Pass
4 D
Pass

2nd
2
10
7
H A
10
C 4
C 5
3
A
9
9
Townsend
East
Pass
Dbl
Dbl

3rd
Q
H 9
H 3
C 3
5
8
C 8
6
J
K
S 7
Nunes
South
Dbl
4 H
AP

4th
4
5
A
7
4
6
J
2
5
S 9
C 10
Lauria
West
3 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
S Q
S 4
D 6
S K
H A
H K
C 6
C 7
S 7
Sandqvist
North
Pass
3 D
3 NT

2nd
3
10
5
A
9
10
9
D 8
C 3
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
J
Q
C 5
5
8
K
A
D 2
Malinowski
South
Dbl
3 H


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





3NT +145-2 Major 151-133 (31-27-3)4 H× South down 3 -5003 NT North made 3 +400


48. 2008 World Championship Round of 16OpenPolandClosedUSA
Board 46
None Vul
S K Q J 7 2
H A Q
D 10 4
C A J 10 8
Freeman
West

Pass
2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 7
S 6
D Q
H A
S Q
S J
C A
C 8
H 10
Gierulski
North

1 C
2 S
3 C
4 H

2nd
4
K
5
8
7
4
8
3
5
J
Nickell
East
Pass
1 D
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
9
K
J
5
3
C 2
4
K
S 2
Skrzypczak
South
Pass
Dbl
2 NT
3 H


4th
2
10
A
H Q
2
9
10
6
Q
Pazur
West

2 D
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 9
D 7
D 3
S 3
D 6
D 5
S 8
C A
C J
Rodwell
North

Dbl
2 S
3 NT


2nd
10
8
S 2
5
H 5
H 6
6
3
7
Zawislak
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
J
Q
K
H 4
H 3
9
2
4
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 H
2 NT



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






5-2 Major +25-2 Major 153-133 (32-28-3)4 H South down 1 -503 NT South down 2 -100


49. 2008 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMarkowiczClosedGromov
Board 5
N-S Vul
S Q 10 4 3 2
H Q 6
D K J 7 6
C Q 9
Balicki
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
H 10
C 7
S 2
S J
D 3
Ramer
North

2 H
3 NT


2nd
Q
9
4
7
K
6
Zmudzinski
East

3 H
Pass


3rd
K
8
10
A
3
S 5
Kwiecien
South
1 NT
Pass
4 S


4th
2
6
Q
8
6
Markowicz
West

1 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
H A
H 10
Dubinin
North

1 S
3 D
3 NT

2nd
2
9
D 2
Zeligman
East

2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
8
J
D 9
Gromov
South
1 C
Pass
3 H


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

5-2 Major +55-2 Major 158-133 (33-28-3)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT North down 3 -300


50. 2008 USBC SemifinalOpenNickellClosedWelland
Board 52
Both Vul
S K 8
H A Q J 6 2
D K
C K Q J 8 2
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
H 3
H A
H 2
C A
C 4
C Q
S A
D A
D 3
D Q
Hamman
North

1 H
3 C
3 S


2nd
8
4
9
C 3
5
7
S 7
4
6
9
Garner
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
Q
D 2
S 2
2
K
D 4
Q
7
J
Compton
South
Pass
1 S
3 D
4 S


4th
J
7
5
8
6
10
9
K
K
C 8
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S K
C 2
H 3
C K
C Q
C J
C 8
H A
Willenken
North

1 H
1 NT
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
2
7
3
4
6
10
D 5
H 9
D 3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
4
A
Q
4
S 6
D 2
D 4
D 6
Welland
South
Pass
1 S
2 C
3 D


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







3NT +135-2 Major 158-146 (33-29-3)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North made 3 +600


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51. 2008 USBC QuarterfinalClosedMahaffeyOpenNickell
Board 119
Both Vul
S A 8
H J 10 2
D K 8
C K J 10 9 8 3
Meckstroth
West

2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
H 8
C A
C 2
H K
D 5
S A
S 8
S Q
Cohler
North
1 C
Pass
3 C
3 S


2nd
2
10
4
Q
J
K
3
6
H 6
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
D 10
S 4
C 5
3
7
K
D 8
Baze
South
1 S
Dbl
3 H
4 S


4th
3
5
3
8
9
2
2
5
10
Lev
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
H Q
H 7
D 7
C 3
S 7
Hamman
North
1 C
2 C
3 NT



2nd
2
10
2
2
4
Pszczola
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
4
A
10
Q
A
Compton
South
1 H
2 NT




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





3NT +133NT 159-158 (30-33-3)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT South made 4 +630


52. 2008 USBC Round of 16ClosedJacobsOpenMilgrim
Board 72
None Vul
S 10 8
H K 8 7
D K Q J 2
C A 7 5 2
B.Blanchard
West

2 C
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
9
C 4
A
7
S.Blanchard
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Q
10
2
Weinstein
South
1 S
Dbl
4 S


4th
10
4
3
3
Zia
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
D 4
C K
C 8
S 8
S K
D 10
D 8
D Q
Aker
North
1 C
Pass
2 D


2nd
2
A
5
A
9
H 2
6
7
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
D 9
D 5
A
10
2
J
Milgrim
South
1 H
Dbl
3 NT


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




5-2 Major +25-2 Major 160-159 (34-30-3)4 S South down 1 -503 NT South down 2 -100


53. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedPolandOpenUSA1
Board 6
N-S Vul
S 6 4
H 9 4
D Q 10 8 7
C A K J 8 7
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S K
H A
H K
C Q
C 2
C A
C J
Jassem
North

1 D
2 S
4 H


2nd
4
7
8
3
4
10
S 8
Rosenberg
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
4
9
7
K
S 2
S J
Martens
South
1 C
1 H
3 H



4th
A
3
5
6
9
5
H J
Chmurski
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
D K
D J
D 2
C 3
C K
C J
C 7
H.Weinstein
North

1 NT
2 D
2 NT


2nd
Q
9
3
A
A
10
S 3
H 3
Gawrys
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
7
8
10
6
H 2
S 2
H 6
Garner
South
1 H
2 C
2 S
3 NT


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




3NT +1Even 160-160 (34-31-3)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT North made 5 +660


54. 2006 USBC SemifinalOpenMeltzerClosedEkeblad
Board 79
E-W Vul
S K 2
H A 9
D J 9 7 2
C A K J 8 4
Gitelman
West
1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
H 6
D 2
H 10
S K
C 9
D 7
S Q
C 7
C J
S J
Larsen
North
1 NT
4 C
4 S

2nd
9
8
5
Q
3
A
3
H 5
Q
S 7
9
Moss
East
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
J
A
A
S 2
4
3
S 5
D 9
K
5
H 7
Meltzer
South
3 S
4 D


4th
K
4
4
2
A
6
6
6
10
D 8
D J
Bramley
West
1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
S K
D 4
C 2
C K
H A
C 4
H K
C 7
C 8
S 2
Greco
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
6
7
2
9
10
4
S 3
3
D 8
D 3
8
Feldman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
4
5
A
5
10
6
D 7
J
S 5
Q
Hampson
South
2 H
3 NT


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





3NT +103NT 170-160 (34-34-3)4 S South down 1 -503 NT North made 4 +430


55. 2006 USBC SemifinalClosedNickellOpenJacobs
Board 46
None Vul
S A Q J 9 6
H J
D A K 10 6 2
C K 3
Rosenberg
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
A
3
2
7
8
9
9
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
K
A
H 4
H 7
3
A
Rodwell
South
1 S
2 H
3 S


4th
7
4
5
C 8
C 2
C 7
J
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
H 4
C 9
S 6
H Q
Jacobs
North
1 S
2 C
3 D


2nd
3
6
4
3
A
Soloway
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
8
K
Katz
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


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



3NT +13NT 171-160 (35-34-3)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South made 5 +460


56. 2006 Spingold SemifinalOpenHollmanClosedWeed npc
Board 7
Both Vul
S Q 8 5 4 2
H A 9 2
D
C Q 10 6 4 3
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
H 5
S 2
C A
H 8
C 5
H 10
S 4
D A
D K
D Q
Hollman
North
Pass
2 H
3 C
3 H
4 S

2nd
2
4
A
8
Q
4
D 4
10
5
7
C 7
Versace
East
1 H
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
K
3
9
2
S 7
S 6
S J
K
C 6
C 10
Ferguson
South
1 NT
2 NT
3 D
3 S


4th
7
A
3
3
9
K
S Q
D 2
3
8
B.Cohen
West
Seamon
North
Smith
East
Cayne
South
S J 7 3
H 6 3
D 7 5 2
C J 9 7 5 2
TableS A 10 6
H K J 10 8 5
D J 9 8 3
C A
S K 9
H Q 7 4
D A K Q 10 6 4
C K 8







3NT +33NT 174-160 (38-34-3)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT South down 1 -100


57. 2006 Spingold Round of 32OpenHu npcClosedLynch
Board 37
E-W Vul
S Q 2
H A K 10 5
D 10 9 6 2
C A 4 3
Berkowitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 5
S 2
S A
Dai
North

2 NT
3 H
4 S

2nd
3
3
7
C 2
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
Q
K
C 4
L.Yang
South
1 S
3 D
3 S


4th
Q
6
4
9
Zhuang
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
D 2
S 5
D 6
H 2
D 10
H 6
Passell
North

2 NT
3 H


2nd
3
8
4
3
A
C 6
K
M.Shi
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
Q
4
Q
Q
8
Wold
South
1 S
3 D
3 NT


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


5-2 Major +13NT 174-161 (38-35-3)4 S South made 6 +4803 NT North made 5 +460


58. 2006 Spingold Round of 64ClosedApfelOpenSchwartz
Board 50
N-S Vul
S K 7 4 3
H A 5
D K 8
C A Q J 10 7
El Ahmady
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 9
S 3
S 2
H 6
H 5
T.Smith
North
1 C
2 C
2 NT
3 H
4 H

2nd
Q
J
4
3
9
Sadek
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
Q
6
A
Saxe
South
1 H
2 D
3 D
3 NT


4th
6
A
H 2
8
Nussbaum
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S J
S 8
S 5
C A
C 10
S 2
Krekorian
North
1 C
2 NT
3 S



2nd
Q
4
K
3
5
7
Ospeck
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
6
10
6
8
9
Casen
South
1 H
3 C
3 NT



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


5-2 Major +13NT 174-162 (38-36-3)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


59. 2005 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenUSA1ClosedItaly
Board 9
N-S Vul
S 10 6
H 7 3 2
D A K Q J 8 5
C 3 2
Lauria
West
Pass
3 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
C K
D 6
S 10
S 6
S A
Meckstroth
North
1 D
Pass
4 D


2nd
2
2
9
4
8
Versace
East
2 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
J
2
J
Rodwell
South
Dbl
3 S
4 S


4th
Q
A
3
3
7
Hamman
West





Lead
C K
Bocchi
North





2nd
Soloway
East





3rd
Duboin
South





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

5-2 Major +13NT 174-163 (38-37-4)4 S South made 6 +6803 NT South made 5 +660


60. 2005 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenItalyClosedSweden
Board 52
Both Vul
S 10 5
H K 10 9 6
D 10 3
C A K J 9 6
Bertheau
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
S 10
D 7
D 9
H A
D 2
S K
S A
C 2
H 9
S 8
H 8
Lauria
North

2 C
3 H
4 S

2nd
A
6
3
Q
6
C 6
3
4
D 5
3
D 6
5
Nystrom
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
2
K
A
4
4
5
C 9
K
Q
C J
K
Versace
South
1 S
2 S
3 NT


4th
4
Q
J
10
7
S 7
9
J
7
2
C 8
J
Fantoni
West





Lead
D 8
Sundelin
North





2nd
Nunes
East





3rd
Sylvan
South





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







5-2 Major +73NT 174-170 (38-38-4)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT South down 4 -400


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61. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenArgentinaClosedUSA2
Board 74
Both Vul
S 3
H A K Q 8 6
D 10 7 2
C 10 6 4 2
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 8
C 3
D 3
C 5
D J
C 9
D 5
H 9
Madala
North

4 C
Pass

2nd
2
J
2
Q
7
K
10
Greco
East

Pass
Dbl

3rd
A
H 5
K
H 4
A
H 2
6
Lambardi
South
1 NT
4 H
AP

4th
7
4
4
6
8
10
Q
Palazzo
West




Lead
S 7
Rubin
North




2nd
Fornasari
East




3rd
Ekeblad
South




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


3NT +123NT 186-170 (39-38-4)4 H× South down 3 -8003 NT South down 1 -100


62. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenUSA1ClosedBrazil
Board 17
None Vul
S 9
H K J 10 6 2
D 9 5 4 3
C Q 8 6
Chagas
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D J
H A
H 5
D 6
D 7
S 4
C A
C 5
Meckstroth
North

3 D
4 H


2nd
3
4
9
K
10
J
6
Villas-Boas
East

Pass
AP


3rd
2
2
J
8
4
A
2
Rodwell
South
2 NT
3 H



4th
A
3
Q
5
Q
9
9
Nickell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
P.Branco
North

1 NT
3 H


2nd
Freeman
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
Branco
South
1 S
2 NT
3 NT


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



5-2 Major +33NT 186-173 (39-39-4)4 H South down 1 -503 NT North down 3 -150


63. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenSwedenClosedArgentina
Board 11
None Vul
S K 8 6 5 3
H J 7 3
D A J 7
C Q 7
Lambardi
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
C 7
D 3
D K
S A
C 5
S K
S 5
H 10
C A
Lindkvist
North

2 H
3 NT


2nd
A
8
7
S J
2
3
9
Q
A
Madala
East

3 D
Pass


3rd
6
10
8
C 2
3
Q
H 5
H 8
2
Fredin
South
1 NT
Pass
4 S


4th
5
K
2
J
7
6
4
10
3
Sylvan
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 2
C 4
C 7
C 10
D 4
D K
H J
C 9
Mooney
North

2 H
3 NT


2nd
3
3
8
K
7
5
D 9
Sundelin
East

Pass
AP


3rd
10
Q
A
S 3
10
3
A
Monsegur
South
1 NT
2 S



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





5-2 Major +13NT 186-174 (39-40-4)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South made 3 +400


64. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenUSA1
Board 7
Both Vul
S A 6 5
H Q 10
D K 7
C A K Q 9 5 4
Hamman
West

1 S
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S K
C A
S 10
C 6
D 2
H A
H 2
H J
Muller
North

2 D
Dbl
3 S
4 H

2nd
A
J
5
D 4
7
7
S 3
3
Soloway
East
Pass
2 S
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
7
J
H 6
Q
10
Q
D 3
de Wijs
South
1 H
Pass
3 D
4 D


4th
8
H 4
2
4
A
9
K
C 5
Verhees
West






Lead
S 4
Meckstroth
North






2nd
Jansma
East






3rd
Rodwell
South






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




3NT +133NT 199-174 (40-40-4)4 H South down 2 -2003 NT North made 3 +600


65. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenEgyptClosedSweden
Board 17
None Vul
S J 7
H J 7
D J 9 5 4
C A K J 8 2
Sylvan
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
S 2
H 5
H 7
H K
C 10
C K
El Ahmady
North
1 C
2 C
2 NT
3 H
4 H

2nd
J
K
10
2
9
4
Q
Sundelin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
J
A
D 4
A
Sadek
South
1 H
2 S
3 C
3 S


4th
3
7
6
4
3
3
Dagher
West






Lead
D 7
Bertheau
North






2nd
El Kourdy
East






3rd
Nystrom
South






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



5-2 Major +13NT 199-175 (40-41-4)4 H South made 6 +4803 NT South made 5 +460


66. 2005 Spingold SemifinalClosedCarmichaelOpenOnstott
Board 29
Both Vul
S J 4
H 6 4
D K 4 3
C A 10 8 6 4 2
Aa
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
C K
D 8
H 3
H 10
S 4
Maksymetz
North

1 NT
2 H
3 S
4 D


2nd
4
3
5
J
S J
3
Groetheim
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
K
Q
5
10
Gerstman
South
1 S
2 D
3 D
3 NT
4 S


4th
A
5
A
6
D 2
Q
Wooldridge
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 7
H 8
D J
D 10
H 3
H K
C 3
C 10
Krekorian
North

1 NT
2 S
3 NT



2nd
J
4
5
Q
S 6
C 4
A
Hurd
East

Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
Q
2
4
K
10
5
5
Casen
South
1 S
2 D
2 NT




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





3NT +33NT 202-175 (43-41-5)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North down 1 -100


67. 2005 USBC QuarterfinalOpenWellandClosedMahaffey
Board 6
E-W Vul
S J 8 6
H 9 8
D A J 7
C A K 4 3 2
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S K
S 2
S 4
H A
H K
H Q
H J
C 5
C 2
Welland
North

2 S
3 H



2nd
6
J
H 6
2
4
D 2
D 3
6
S 3
Mahaffey
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
A
Q
8
9
D 7
D J
A
Fallenius
South
2 H
2 NT
4 H



4th
7
9
8
3
5
7
10
Q
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
S K
S 2
S 10
Cohler
North

2 C
2 NT
3 H


2nd
7
8
J
D 8
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
5
A
H 4
Willenken
South
1 H
2 H
3 C
3 NT


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





5-2 Major +113NT 202-186 (44-42-5)4 H South made 5 +4503 NT North down 1 -50


68. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedUSAOpenLebanon
Board 18
N-S Vul
S A J 8 5 2
H A 8 7 5
D 9 7 2
C 5
Baroudi
West

2 H
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

3 H
Rdbl
3 NT
4 S

2nd
5
9
2
4
4
D 6
3
5
C 3
S 4
C 6
7
10
Chidiac
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
J
H 3
5
H 7
A
S K
2
7
C 7
8
C 10
D J
C 9
Fallenius
South
1 NT
Pass
3 S
4 C
AP

4th
6
2
8
J
Q
10
Q
K
A
10
8
C Q
H K
Rosenberg
West

Pass




Lead
H 3
H Q
C J
H 10
S 2
C A
C K
D A
D 8
H K
H 4
Eidi
North

3 NT




2nd
5
6
3
A
4
2
7
3
10
8
S J
Zia
East
2 S
AP




3rd
J
2
Q
S 6
K
S 5
S 8
2
7
S Q
S 3
Harfouche
South
2 NT





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









5-2 Major +33NT 202-189 (44-43-6)4 S× South down 1 -2003 NT South down 3 -300


69. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingOpenHungaryClosedEngland
Board 20
Both Vul
S K 10
H A 5
D 7 6 2
C A K 10 9 5 2
Ja.Hackett
West

2 H
Pass


Lead
H J
S 5
S 10
C 7
D 2
H 6
D 7
C 6
Szalay
North
2 C
2 NT
4 S


2nd
5
9
3
4
A
3
5
J
Ju.Hackett
East
Pass
3 H
AP


3rd
4
K
A
A
4
7
K
K
Macskasy
South
2 D
3 S



4th
Q
2
H 2
8
8
A
Q
S 4
Dumbovich
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

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


2nd
Q
A
3
2
4
D 5
A
Winkler
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
5
A
A
6
4
Gold
South
2 H
3 D
3 NT


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



5-2 Major +33NT 202-192 (44-44-6)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North down 3 -300


70. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedSwedenOpenFrance
Board 14
None Vul
S A J 10 4
H A Q
D A K 9 8 2
C 10 9
Palau
West
Sylvan
North
Rombaut
East
Sundelin
South
Fredin
West

Pass
2 C
Pass

Lead
C 2
C 8
C A
C 4
S Q
Quantin
North

1 D
2 S
3 NT

2nd
9
6
D 2
S 4
9
Lindkvist
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
H 6
S 2
10
Multon
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT


4th
5
10
7
J
K
S 9 5 3
H 9 8 3
D J 4
C A K 4 3 2
TableS K 7 6 2
H J 6 5
D 10 7 6 3
C Q 8
S Q 8
H K 10 7 4 2
D Q 5
C J 7 6 5
5-2 Major +13NT 202-193 (44-45-6)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT South made 3 +400


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71. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedScotlandOpenItaly
Board 15
E-W Vul
S A 10 8
H K 8
D Q 8 7 6 3 2
C A 7
Nunes
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
S Q
D 2
S 6
H 2
H 8
S 5
C 5
D Q
D 3
Matheson
North
1 D
2 D
3 H


2nd
7
4
10
8
3
6
10
10
J
H 10
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
7
K
9
K
J
J
2
4
H A
Patrick
South
1 H
2 S
4 H


4th
8
A
A
K
4
Q
2
A
5
9
D.Gerrard
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
D 2
S 6
S 3
D 4
S J
Duboin
North
1 D
2 D
2 NT


2nd
2
J
8
K
5
H 2
Rae
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
K
9
5
6
C 2
Bocchi
South
1 H
2 S
3 NT


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





3NT +113NT 213-193 (45-45-6)4 H South down 2 -1003 NT North made 3 +400


72. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedChileOpenUSA
Board 15
N-S Vul
S
H K 7 6 3 2
D K Q J 7 2
C 9 5 2
Levin
West

Pass
3 S
AP

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


2nd
C 2
9
4
10
6
5
3
6
8
8
H 8
7
C Q
Weinstein
East
Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
A
K
Q
6
3
C 3
A
5
9
J
C 7
C J
D Q
Caracci
South
1 NT
Pass
4 H


4th
4
H 2
9
A
H 7
D 5
6
4
10
4
10
D 7
10
Sanchez
West

1 NT
AP


Lead
S 2
S 5
C 6
H Q
H J
D A
D 9
D Q
D J
D 7
C 9
Zia
North
Pass
2 D



2nd
H 2
7
5
9
10
5
6
S 8
S 10
C 4
H 8
Marangunic
East
1 S
Pass



3rd
A
K
10
3
6
2
K
S 6
S J
C 3
K
Rosenberg
South
Pass
3 NT



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








5-2 Major +13NT 213-194 (45-46-6)4 H South made 4 +6203 NT South made 3 +600


73. 2004 Spingold SemifinalClosedJacobsOpenNickell
Board 64
E-W Vul
S Q 2
H 8 3
D A Q 8
C A K J 6 3 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 3
H.Weinstein
North

2 C
3 C
4 H


2nd
2
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
J
Garner
South
1 H
2 D
3 H



4th
8
Katz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S K
H 10
Soloway
North

2 C
2 NT
3 S


2nd
8
Jacobs
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Hamman
South
1 H
2 D
3 D
3 NT


4th
2
S 7 6 5 4 3
H K 9 5 4
D 6 5
C Q 4
TableS A K J 9
H 10 6
D J 9 4 2
C 10 7 5
S 10 8
H A Q J 7 2
D K 10 7 3
C 9 8
3NT +103NT 223-194 (46-46-6)4 H South down 1 -503 NT North made 3 +400


74. 2004 USBC FinalOpenNickellClosedWelland
Board 28
E-W Vul
S 7 4
H A K 10 4
D Q J 9 7 4 3
C 6
Fallenius
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
D 3
H 3
S 4
S K
S Q
D 6
Nickell
North

1 NT
2 D
3 S


2nd
K
A
7
2
9
10
8
Welland
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


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


4th
6
5
A
5
6
8
2
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
C 8
H 9
D 4
C A
Rosenberg
North

1 NT
2 D
3 C


2nd
4
9
A
A
7
Meckstroth
East

2 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
J
2
K
Zia
South
1 S
Pass
2 NT
3 NT


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



5-2 Major +23NT 223-196 (46-47-6)4 S South made 6 +4803 NT North made 3 +400


75. 2004 USBC QuarterfinalOpenOnstottClosedMeltzer
Board 95
E-W Vul
S A Q
H A K 10 5
D J
C A Q 8 7 5 4
Martel
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
H A
H K
C A
C 4
D A
Bramley
North

1 C
2 H
3 S
4 H


2nd
A
3
6
3
J
5
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
C 6
9
S 7
J
Compton
South
Pass
1 S
3 D
4 D
4 S


4th
5
4
9
2
10
9
Lair
West

Pass
Pass




Lead
D 5
C 9
C A
C 8
S 6
C 4
C 5
C 7
S Q
S J
Weichsel
North

3 C
3 NT




2nd
J
2
J
H 3
A
H 8
D 9
D 3
9
4
Hayden
East
Pass
Pass
AP




3rd
K
Q
6
S 5
3
D 2
D 4
D 7
K
H 5
Sontag
South
2 NT
3 H





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







3NT +23NT 225-196 (47-47-6)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South made 6 +490


76. 2003 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedItalyOpenUSA1
Board 104
None Vul
S K 8 3
H K Q 7 6 4
D 10 8 7 5 3
C
Soloway
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
D K
C A
D 9
S 7
S Q
H 9
C 3
D 7
C 5
D 8
Duboin
North
Pass
2 D
3 D




2nd
3
7
J
K
5
A
10
H 10
Q
S 2
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass




3rd
2
S 3
5
A
J
3
H 6
C 6
K
H 2
Bocchi
South
1 NT
2 H
4 H




4th
A
2
4
4
8
4
4
6
H 7
Q
Versace
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
H 4
C A
C Q
S 7
S A
S Q
Rodwell
North
Pass
1 S
Rdbl
2 D
2 NT


2nd
10
10
7
K
8
5
C 3
Lauria
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
A
D 5
S 3
9
D 6
Meckstroth
South
1 C
Pass
2 C
2 S
3 NT


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







3NT +23NT 227-196 (48-47-6)4 H South down 2 -1003 NT North down 1 -50


77. 2003 USBC SemifinalOpenWeedClosedCohen
Board 15
E-W Vul
S
H A J 6 5 3
D J 5 3 2
C A 10 6 4
Morse
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
D 2
S 3
S 7
D J
C A
C 4
H 10
D A
Seamon
North
Pass
2 D
3 C
4 D


2nd
H 3
6
D 3
J
8
2
Q
6
H 7
Wolff
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
Q
K
H 5
4
5
K
Q
5
Smith
South
1 NT
2 H
3 D
4 H


4th
2
K
A
4
10
9
H 2
K
9
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
H 9
D A
D 4
C 9
H 4
C 4
D 9
Landen
North
1 H
2 C




2nd
3
10
K
10
8
8
7
Levin
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
Q
2
3
J
A
7
S 6
Pratap
South
1 S
3 NT




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





3NT +113NT 238-196 (49-47-6)4 H South down 2 -1003 NT South made 3 +400


78. 2002 Rosenblum FinalOpenLavazzaClosedMunawar
Board 41
N-S Vul
S Q J
H A Q J 7
D 9 8 3
C A J 8 2
Lasut
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
D 6
D A
S 9
S Q
H 7
S A
S K
Versace
North

2 C
Dbl
4 S

2nd
3
8
7
2
D 4
3
7
8
Manoppo
East
Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
H 5
3
4
K
C 2
C 8
Lauria
South
1 S
Pass
2 S


4th
5
J
9
J
5
4
C 5
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
D 2
C 3
S Q
S J
Karwur
North

1 NT
2 S
3 NT

2nd
5
7
A
9
Bocchi
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
Q
4
2
Sakul
South
Pass
2 H
2 NT


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



3NT +123NT 250-196 (50-47-6)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


79. 2002 Rosenblum SemifinalOpenBurgayClosedMunawar
Board 39
Both Vul
S A Q 6 2
H Q 8
D A 9 5 3 2
C 9 4
Karwur
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
H 10
H 3
H J
S K
H 6
Balicki
North

2 D
2 S
3 H
4 D


2nd
4
Q
K
9
5
C 7
Sakul
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
A
7
C 9
2
D 2
Zmudzinski
South
1 H
2 H
3 D
3 S
4 H


4th
8
4
8
2
3
Mariani
West

Pass
Pass




Lead
C J
C 2
C A
C 7
C 5
H 7
Manoppo
North

1 S
3 NT




2nd
4
8
D 2
H 8
D 3
Q
Burgay
East

Pass
AP




3rd
K
Q
10
3
S 3
A
Lasut
South
1 H
1 NT





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



5-2 Major +133NT 250-209 (51-48-6)4 H South made 5 +6503 NT South down 2 -200


80. 2001 Spingold Round of 32ClosedRosenkranzOpenSmith
Board 16
N-S Vul
S Q
H K 10
D K J 10 9 7 5 4
C K Q 5
Hawkins
West

1 S
2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S 6
H K
C K
H Q
H A
C 8
C 5
C 9
H 8
C 7
H 7
Mohan
North

2 D
3 S
4 D


2nd
Q
H 10
5
2
J
9
4
D 8
S 2
D 3
S 8
D Q
Foster
East

2 H
Dbl
Pass


3rd
9
3
6
A
D 4
D 5
Q
J
D 7
D 9
D 10
D J
Rosenkranz
South
1 H
Pass
4 C
4 H


4th
7
4
3
3
2
4
6
10
D 2
D 6
S 5
D A
Gawrys
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S 6
S 9
S A
S 8
S 2
D 3
Sealy
North

2 D
3 D



2nd
Q
10
D 5
D 7
C 5
9
Pszczola
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
K
J
5
3
C 2
A
Munafo
South
1 H
2 H
3 NT



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








5-2 Major +133NT 250-222 (54-49-6)4 H South made 5 +6503 NT South down 2 -200


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81. 2001 USBC SemifinalClosedRobinsonOpenEkeblad
Board 50
N-S Vul
S A 9
H J 7 6 5 4
D Q 8 3
C A 7 6
Molson
West
2 D
Pass

Lead
D J
C 4
C 6
C 5
D 6
D 9
S 7
H 4
H Q
Boyd
North
Pass
4 S

2nd
Q
2
10
3
5
8
4
9
5
Shenkin
East
3 D
AP

3rd
K
A
K
7
10
H 2
A
K
10
Robinson
South
3 S


4th
A
Q
8
J
3
S 10
2
A
8
Stewart
West
3 D
Pass

Lead
D K
S 7
H 4
D J
S 9
S J
S Q
S K
C 4
C 7
C 9
H 2
D 9
Lipsitz
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
A
4
10
Q
3
C 2
C 8
C 3
D 10
J
D 4
8
H J
Woolsey
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
A
K
6
10
D 8
H 5
C 6
A
K
H 6
Q
H 9
Ekeblad
South
3 S


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






3NT +123NT 262-222 (56-49-6)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


82. 2000 Olympiad QuarterfinalClosedPolandOpenIceland
Board 49
None Vul
S Q J 6
H 4 3
D K J 6
C J 10 6 5 3
Ingimarsson
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
C 2
H A
H K
Tuszynski
North
Pass
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
6
A
6
9
M.Magnusson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
4
3
4
Jassem
South
1 C
2 H
4 H


4th
Q
3
2
5
Pszczola
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 2
S 4
D 3
T.Jonsson
North
Pass
1 NT
3 NT


2nd
8
Q
Kwiecien
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
K
Thorvaldsson
South
1 H
3 C



4th
6
9
S A 10 5 4
H 9 6
D 10 8 7 4 2
C Q 4
TableS K 7 3 2
H 10 8 5 2
D A 9 5 3
C 2
S 9 8
H A K Q J 7
D Q
C A K 9 8 7
5-2 Major +13NT 262-223 (56-50-6)4 H South made 6 +4803 NT North made 5 +460


83. 2000 Olympiad QualifyingClosedFinlandOpenAustralia
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 4
H A Q 6 2
D A J 4 3 2
C J 2
Marston
West
1 NT
2 C
Pass
Pesonen
North
Dbl
Pass
4 S
Burgess
East
Rdbl
Pass
AP
Stubb
South
Pass
3 S
Kiema
West
1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
D 6
D A
D 4
S 7
S 5
D 3
D 2
C J
C A
Newman
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT

2nd
K
9
8
10
4
K
C 7
C 4
6
H 9
Koistinen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
J
7
S 3
2
A
C 5
C 8
K
Thomson
South
1 S
2 S


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




3NT +23NT 264-223 (57-50-7)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT North made 6 +690


84. 2000 Olympiad QualifyingOpenPhilippinesClosedNetherlands
Board 1
None Vul
S J 9
H A J
D 10 8 4 2
C A K 8 4 2
Ramondt
West

4 H
Dbl

Lead
H 5
H J
S A
D 6
S 4
S K
S 10
H K
D K
H 10
C 3
Quiogue
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
A
Q
3
A
Q
C 2
C 4
D 4
S 5
C 8
K
Maas
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
2
8
2
9
J
H 7
H 9
C 5
8
D J
7
Villacorta
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
6
4
9
2
H 3
6
7
S 8
7
D 3
10
Kaneko
West

Pass
Pass
AP
Bertens
North
1 C
1 NT
2 NT
Barredo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Nab
South
1 S
2 C
3 NT
S K Q 10 5 2
H K 10 5 4
D 9
C 9 6 3
TableS A
H Q 9 7 3 2
D J 7 6
C Q J 7 5
S 8 7 6 4 3
H 8 6
D A K Q 5 3
C 10





3NT +133NT 277-223 (58-50-7)4 S× South down 4 -8003 NT North down 1 -50


85. 2000 Olympiad QualifyingClosedSpainOpenPoland
Board 12
N-S Vul
S A J 10 7
H 9 4
D K Q J 8
C A 10 2
Balicki
West

3 C
AP
Torres
North

Dbl
Zmudzinski
East
2 S
Pass
Frances
South
Pass
4 H
Knap
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
H 9
H 4
C 5
H A
H K
H 10
D 9
S A
C A
Kwiecien
North

1 S
3 NT

2nd
K
8
3
2
5
6
D 5
3
Q
3
Wasik
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
7
J
J
S 7
S 10
S J
Q
4
6
Pszczola
South
1 H
1 NT


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




3NT +133NT 290-223 (59-50-7)4 H South down 2 -2003 NT South made 4 +630


86. 2000 Olympiad QualifyingOpenCzech RepublicClosedFrance
Board 19
N-S Vul
S K 10
H K Q 8 6 3
D A Q J
C A 4 3
Chemla
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
4
A
2
3
4
5
C 5
Q
6
Q
Levy
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
2
4
K
J
3
7
10
3
A
Volhejn
South
1 S
3 D
3 S


4th
6
10
A
S 2
6
8
K
D 9
5
7
Jires
West
1 D
Pass



Lead
C 2
Palau
North
Dbl
3 NT



2nd
Kopriva
East
1 H
AP



3rd
Allegrini
South
1 S




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






3NT +53NT 295-223 (60-50-7)4 S South down 3 -3003 NT North down 1 -100


87. 2000 Spingold FinalOpenWellandClosedMeltzer
Board 57
E-W Vul
S A K 9 8 7
H 10 8
D A 10 9
C 10 8 5
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 9
H A
H K
H Q
S 5
C 8
C 3
D K
Lindkvist
North
1 S
2 D
2 S
3 C
3 NT
4 H

2nd
10
4
6
9
6
Q
D 2
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
8
10
D 9
A
K
5
Fredin
South
2 C
2 H
2 NT
3 D
4 D


4th
A
2
3
D 3
2
4
7
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
D Q
D J
D K
H 8
H K
H Q
H 5
D 4
Stansby
North
1 S
2 S
3 H
3 NT



2nd
7
8
C 3
2
6
9
J
C 5
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
6
2
5
A
10
S 7
S 8
3
Martel
South
2 H
3 C
3 S




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





5-2 Major +13NT 295-224 (60-51-7)4 H South made 4 +4203 NT North made 3 +400


88. 2000 Spingold FinalOpenMeltzerClosedWelland
Board 26
Both Vul
S A 9 8 3
H K 9
D A 9 8 4 2
C 10 8
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
H 2
D 2
H 10
C 4
D Q
D 10
Weichsel
North
1 D
1 S
2 S
3 C
4 H

2nd
9
7
3
Q
8
6
Jacobus
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
K
K
S 3
K
4
Sontag
South
1 H
2 D
2 NT
3 H


4th
A
3
5
8
A
7
Larsen
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 3
C 2
C Q
D Q
D K
D 10
D 8
D 9
Gitelman
North
1 D
2 C
3 NT



2nd
8
5
S 3
5
6
S 5
S 4
S 6
Meltzer
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
K
J
7
2
4
A
H 2
H 10
Moss
South
1 H
2 NT




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




5-2 Major +13NT 295-225 (60-52-7)4 H South made 5 +6503 NT South made 4 +630


89. 1999 Team Trials FinalClosedGoldmanOpenWolfson
Board 101
E-W Vul
S A K
H 8 3
D Q J 3 2
C A J 10 5 2
Stansby
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
H 6
S 4
S K
C 2
C 7
H Q
S Q
C 3
C A
C 5
D Q
D 10
Sontag
North

Dbl


2nd
3
S 3
2
8
4
6
S 10
D 7
8
H 4
H 9
4
K
Martel
East
3 H
Pass


3rd
A
K
A
7
K
J
J
D 3
10
D 5
D 6
A
J
Weichsel
South
Pass
4 S


4th
7
8
6
5
9
S 9
D 2
J
H 2
Q
D 8
9
Bates
West

Pass


Lead
S 6
S A
D Q
S Q
C 3
C 2
C 7
Zia
North

3 NT


2nd
7
8
4
D 8
6
H 2
Katz
East
3 H
AP


3rd
5
3
A
D 2
J
K
Rosenberg
South
Pass



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







5-2 Major +13NT 295-226 (60-53-7)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT North made 3 +400


90. 1999 Team Trials SemifinalOpenGoldmanClosedCayne
Board 110
None Vul
S Q 10
H A Q 3
D K 7 4 3 2
C 9 7 3
Passell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 8
D 10
C 4
H 2
D K
S Q
H 10
C K
H 5
C 6
Katz
North

2 C
2 S
3 NT


2nd
9
A
3
4
J
K
6
S 9
8
S 6
Seamon
East
1 C
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
J
A
C 5
A
3
D 6
Q
S 8
Bates
South
1 S
2 H
3 C
4 S


4th
Q
8
A
7
5
2
J
7
K
S 10
Sontag
West

2 D
AP



Lead
C 6
H 2
C K
C 2
H 10
C J
C 10
D J
D 9
H A
S 10
Burger
North

2 NT




2nd
Q
4
5
A
6
D 10
S 6
S 7
K
7
4
Weichsel
East
1 D
Pass




3rd
8
Q
4
D 6
3
S 2
H 8
A
8
5
J
Cayne
South
1 S
3 NT




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







5-2 Major +23NT 295-228 (60-54-7)4 S South down 1 -503 NT North down 2 -100


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91. 1999 Team Trials SemifinalOpenCayneClosedGoldman
Board 62
None Vul
S Q J
H A 2
D J 8 7 6 2
C K J 6 5
Jacobs
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S 3
D A
S 5
H A
D 6
H K
H Q
H 9
C A
C 2
Burger
North

2 D
3 C
3 H


2nd
J
Q
10
4
8
9
4
J
S 10
7
10
Katz
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
K
3
8
3
K
D 7
C 5
D 8
6
J
Cayne
South
1 H
2 H
3 D
4 H


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

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 5
S 3
S 7
S 8
S 2
D 5
Sontag
North

1 NT
2 S
3 NT


2nd
4
Q
9
D 6
C 5
8
Passell
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
K
10
D 9
C 3
A
Weichsel
South
1 H
2 C
2 NT



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







5-2 Major +23NT 295-230 (60-55-7)4 H South down 1 -503 NT North down 2 -100


92. 1998 Rosenblum FinalOpenBrazilClosedItaly
Board 19
N-S Vul
S 8
H A 2
D A K Q 10 5 3
C K J 4 3
Lauria
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
C 10
S 8
C 9
Branco
North

3 NT


2nd
J
S 2
A
H 5
Versace
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Q
6
6
Chagas
South
2 S
4 H


4th
8
K
4
3
Villas-Boas
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
S 8
H Q
Buratti
North

3 D
3 NT

2nd
8
3
3
Campos
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
2
Lanzarotti
South
3 C
3 S


4th
K
4
4
S 9 4
H K 10 9 7 3
D J 4 2
C Q 6 5
TableS A J 5 3
H 4
D 9 7 6
C A 10 9 7 2
S K Q 10 7 6 2
H Q J 8 6 5
D 8
C 8
3NT +123NT 307-230 (61-55-7)4 H South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


93. 1998 Team Trials SemifinalOpenBramleyClosedCayne
Board 99
E-W Vul
S Q 10
H A Q 10 4 3 2
D A 4
C 8 6 4
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
C J
C 2
H 5
S 5
S Q
Bramley
North

2 H
3 S
4 D


2nd
4
3
Q
2
4
8
Berkowitz
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
10
K
8
10
7
Lazard
South
1 S
2 S
3 NT
4 S


4th
7
6
8
S 2
6
3
Garner
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C 10
C J
C 5
S 2
Passell
North

2 H
3 H



2nd
4
Q
8
3
H.Weinstein
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
A
K
2
Q
Seamon
South
1 S
3 D
3 NT



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


3NT +13NT 308-230 (62-55-7)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South made 5 +460


94. 1997 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedFranceOpenUSA2
Board 139
None Vul
S Q J 10 7 5
H 8
D 5 4 2
C A J 7 4
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
S K
S 8
S J
H 6
H 9
Levy
North

2 H
2 NT
3 S
4 S

2nd
8
6
2
C 9
C 4
J
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
5
Q
C 6
K
4
Mari
South
1 NT
2 S
3 C
4 D


4th
A
3
4
A
7
D 2
Perron
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 6
S K
H 5
H 9
D A
S 8
S J
S 10
S 7
D 4
C 10
Wolff
North

2 C
3 H



2nd
8
A
C 4
J
9
2
C 2
C 3
H 3
8
Chemla
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
Q
5
K
2
2
Q
C 6
D 6
C 8
K
Hamman
South
1 NT
3 C
3 NT



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







5-2 Major +13NT 308-231 (63-56-7)4 S South made 4 +4203 NT South made 3 +400


95. 1997 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenFranceClosedUSA2
Board 41
E-W Vul
S 9 6
H 10 7 4 2
D 7 5 4
C A J 8 4
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
S 3
S 6
H 3
S K
S Q
S J
C 5
C J
H J
H 6
Perron
North
Pass
2 H
2 NT
3 S
4 S

2nd
4
4
H 9
2
5
7
8
2
6
7
10
Wolff
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
9
10
Q
D 5
H 4
D 7
A
9
8
K
Chemla
South
2 D
2 S
3 C
3 NT


4th
A
2
A
A
D 6
D 3
D 9
3
Q
5
C 10
Levy
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 7
S 9
S 6
D 8
S K
S Q
S J
C K
C 9
Nickell
North
Pass
3 C
3 NT



2nd
8
2
D Q
4
5
7
8
2
Q
Mari
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
6
3
10
3
H 2
H 4
H 7
4
A
Freeman
South
2 NT
3 S




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







3NT +113NT 319-231 (64-56-7)4 S South down 1 -503 NT South made 6 +490


96. 1997 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedPolandOpenAustralia
Board 10
Both Vul
S K 5
H 9 3
D A K Q J 9 8
C K 5 3
Richman
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
S 4
S 5
D 3
D K
D Q
D J
D 8
C 2
Kowalski
North
1 D
3 D
4 S

2nd
3
2
D 7
5
C 4
C 6
C 10
H 5
K
Burgess
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
4
K
A
A
C 7
C 8
H 2
H 6
A
Szymanowski
South
1 S
3 S


4th
A
6
3
6
2
4
10
S 7
S 8
Balicki
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
D 3
D K
D Q
D J
D 8
D 9
S K
S 5
S J
Browne
North
1 D
3 D


2nd
3
2
7
C 6
C 4
C 10
C Q
6
H 5
Q
Zmudzinski
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
4
A
C 7
C 8
H 2
H 6
H 7
4
A
H 9
Bagchi
South
1 S
3 NT


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




3NT +123NT 331-231 (65-56-7)4 S South down 1 -1003 NT South made 3 +600


97. 1997 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBrazilOpenPoland
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 10
H A K 6 4
D K J 10 9 8
C J 5
Kowalski
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 8
S K
S 10
Cintra
North
1 D
2 D
3 H
4 S

2nd
A
4
3
Romanski
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
2
A
P.Branco
South
1 S
2 H
4 D


4th
J
8
H 3
Chagas
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 6
C 2
H J
C Q
C 9
C 7
D 4
Zakrzewski
North
1 NT
2 S



2nd
8
J
3
D 3
D 5
S 2
7
Branco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
4
4
10
3
D Q
A
Szymanowski
South
2 H
3 NT



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


5-2 Major +23NT 331-233 (65-57-7)4 S South down 1 -503 NT North down 2 -100


98. 1997 Spingold FinalOpenCayneClosedBaze
Board 12
N-S Vul
S A 6
H 9 8 5
D K J 3
C A Q J 6 4
Balicki
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
C J
S 3
S 6
D 6
C A
C Q
D 3
Feldman
North

2 C
3 S


2nd
K
K
Q
4
J
3
8
4
Zmudzinski
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
S 2
A
7
5
H 3
H 10
A
Sontag
South
Pass
2 S
4 S


4th
7
2
5
K
9
5
7
Burger
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Golias
North

1 NT
2 S
3 NT
Cayne
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Baze
South
Pass
2 H
3 D
S K Q
H K J 7 4 2
D 6 2
C 10 7 5 2
TableS 10 8 5 4
H A 6
D 10 5 4
C K 9 8 3
S J 9 7 3 2
H Q 10 3
D A Q 9 8 7
C



5-2 Major +123NT 331-245 (66-58-7)4 S South made 4 +6203 NT North down 1 -100


99. 1996 Olympiad FinalClosedIndonesiaOpenFrance
Board 63
N-S Vul
S A 2
H A K 9 8
D A K 5
C J 9 6 5
Szwarc
West

1 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C 4
S 5
Sakul
North

Dbl
1 NT
4 S

2nd
5
6
9
Multon
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
10
Karwur
South
Pass
1 S
3 S


4th
7
8
Q
Manoppo
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
C 6
D 9
C 7
S 8
H 8
H 9
C 8
D 8
Mouiel
North

Dbl
1 NT


2nd
3
3
5
4
10
4
5
A
Lasut
East

1 H
Pass


3rd
J
Q
2
5
J
7
Q
9
Levy
South
Pass
1 S
3 NT


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




3NT +133NT 344-245 (67-58-8)4 S South down 2 -2003 NT North made 3 +600


100. 1996 Spingold FinalClosedSchwartzOpenNickell
Board 41
E-W Vul
S 10 6 5
H J 8
D K 10 7 5
C K 7 6 3
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
H 2
D 3
C A
C 10
D 8
Goldman
North

1 NT
3 H
4 D


2nd
10
4
6
3
6
2
Rodwell
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
J
H 7
J
H 6
H 10
Soloway
South
1 H
3 D
3 NT
4 H


4th
A
Q
5
8
Q
7
Robinson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
D Q
D A
C Q
C 8
Hamman
North

1 D
1 NT
2 NT


2nd
J
9
C 2
5
9
Smith
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
5
7
3
K
Wolff
South
1 C
1 H
2 H
3 NT


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


3NT +113NT 355-245 (68-58-8)4 H South down 2 -1003 NT North made 3 +400


Only 100 of the 134 boards are shown to limit file size.
Boards with no IMP swing are skipped to show more swings.

Deals are from vugraph coverage of four major team events:
Vanderbilt, Spingold, U.S. Championship and World Championship.
Deals appear most-recent first and may be rotated for presentation.

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