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Open 1S vs. Open 1NT

One team opened one spade (5+) and the other opened one notrump

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-2012Open 1S85191-109 = 63.6736-29-20 = 54.12
2005-2012Open 1S146317-188 = 62.7760-49-37 = 53.77
2001-2012Open 1S165345-215 = 61.6165-55-45 = 53.03
1996-2012Open 1S183377-265 = 58.7271-63-49 = 52.19


1. 2012 World Championship PlayoffClosedIrelandOpenMonaco
Board 69
N-S Vul
S K Q J 9 5
H Q J
D 9 5
C K 6 5 4
Helgemo
West

2 H
2 NT

Lead
S K
S Q
S J
H 3
D A
D K
D Q
Hanlon
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
8
10
J
2
3
4
Helness
East
2 D
2 S
3 NT

3rd
C 2
C 3
C 8
K
10
C 7
H 4
McGann
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
3
A
2
5
9
C 4
Fitzgibbon
West

3 S
Pass

Lead
D 9
D K
D Q
S K
H 3
H 6
H 10
H 7
C 10
H 4
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass
Dbl

2nd
A
3
4
4
J
9
C 4
C 5
3
S J
Mesbur
East
Dbl
4 S
AP

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


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




Open 1NT +11Open 1NT 11-0 (1-0-0)3 NT West made 3 -4004 S× West down 1 +100


2. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenSwedenClosedMonaco
Board 52
Both Vul
S A 8 6 5 4
H K J 3
D 10 9 8
C A 2
Helness
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D K
D J
H 5
S A
S 4
C 6
H J
H 3
H A
Petersson
North

1 S


2nd
3
5
7
K
10
Q
10
4
10
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
6
Q
2
2
3
J
9
Q
Ahlesved
South
Pass
2 S


4th
9
8
10
6
7
J
A
7
8
Cullin
West

Pass


Lead
D A
D 4
S J
D K
D J
S 10
Nunes
North

1 NT


2nd
3
5
4
7
S 3
Bertheau
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
Q
Q
6
C 3
Fantoni
South
Pass



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




Open 1S +1Open 1NT 11-1 (1-1-0)2 S North made 2 +1101 NT North made 1 +90


3. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedNetherlandsOpenMonaco
Board 69
N-S Vul
S A K 9 8 3
H A 8 2
D J 8 4
C 9 6
Helgemo
West

AP

Lead
H 4
S Q
S 4
S K
S 8
H 9
H J
S 9
C 9
D 6
Drijver
North
1 S


2nd
2
5
6
10
J
5
A
C 8
A
K
Helness
East
Pass


3rd
7
3
A
C 3
C 4
10
3
D 7
5
Brink
South
1 NT


4th
Q
2
7
C 2
D 2
8
D 5
C J
10
Verhees
West

Pass

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


2nd
4
7
2
3
Q
A
10
J
C 8
A
D 9
D 4
8
v.Prooijen
East
Pass


3rd
5
Q
J
10
K
3
C 4
C 5
D 7
7
10
D 6
10
Nunes
South
Pass


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






Open 1S +2Open 1NT 11-3 (1-2-0)1 NT South made 3 +1501 NT North made 1 +90


4. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedUSAOpenSweden
Board 43
None Vul
S Q 10 9 7 3
H Q 4
D K Q J 5
C A 7
Upmark
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
C J
D 5
S 2
D 8
H 4
S 4
H A
H 7
D 9
Zia
North
1 S
Dbl


2nd
2
3
3
6
4
3
5
6
9
K
Nystrom
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
6
K
A
9
6
K
10
5
S K
S 8
Hamman
South
Pass
2 S


4th
7
A
2
J
J
2
A
Q
D Q
7
Meckstroth
West

Pass


Lead
S 4
C Q
C J
S 9
C 10
S Q
Bertheau
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
5
8
5
8
H Q
A
Rodwell
East
2 H



3rd
10
6
9
2
D 8
H 6
Cullin
South
Pass



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




Open 1S +2Open 1NT 11-5 (1-3-0)2 S North down 1 -502 H East made 2 -110


5. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 13
Both Vul
S A J 7 3 2
H K 5
D A 5 3
C A 5 2
Zimmermann
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
D 4
D 3
H 3
H 8
H Q
H 6
S 9
C 10
Miles
North

1 S
2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
2
S 6
K
7
S 2
S 3
J
4
Multon
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
A
9
A
9
S 8
S 5
Q
7
Korbel
South
Pass
1 NT
2 S


4th
J
10
J
2
D 5
S 4
S 10
D 6
A
Demuy
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 5
D 3
H 3
H 10
C 5
C 4
S A
C 2
Helgemo
North

1 NT
3 NT


2nd
4
10
5
7
3
J
6
9
L'Ecuyer
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
9
Q
A
4
K
A
10
Q
Helness
South
Pass
2 NT



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




Open 1NT +3Open 1NT 14-5 (2-3-0)3 NT South down 2 -2003 NT North down 1 -100


6. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedEnglandOpenNetherlands
Board 19
E-W Vul
S A J 6 5 3
H 7 6 2
D A Q 4
C 3 2
Muller
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 8
S 2
S 3
C A
C 5
H 9
H J
D 6
S J
D 10
S 5
D 8
C K
Forrester
North
1 S
2 C


2nd
2
K
8
4
9
3
4
J
10
Q
H Q
4
S 6
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass


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


4th
K
4
7
7
J
6
7
A
D 5
3
D 7
C 8
10
Allfrey
West

2 D
2 S

Lead
C 5
H 8
C 6
H A
H J
H 10
H 9
S 4
S Q
S J
S 5
D A
D Q
Brink
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
7
4
5
3
4
C 8
2
A
10
D 6
9
C J
Robson
East
Pass
2 H
2 NT

3rd
3
Q
2
D 5
D 7
S 7
C 9
K
8
C 10
D 3
J
C A
Drijver
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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







Open 1S +1Open 1NT 14-6 (3-4-0)2 D South down 2 -1002 NT East made 2 -120


7. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedArgentinaOpenItaly
Board 11
None Vul
S K Q 10 7 6
H 9 6
D Q 10
C A K 7 2
Sementa
West

Dbl
3 D

Lead
S K
H A
H K
H 2
C K
C A
C 7
Camberos
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
4
6
9
D 10
10
J
D 3
Duboin
East
Pass
2 NT


3rd
2
3
5
C 6
3
9
Q
Pellegrini
South
2 S
Dbl


4th
A
7
8
10
4
5
8
Fornasari
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
D 6
D 2
S 2
Madala
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
5
Q
A
Palazzo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
3
6
Bocchi
South
2 D
3 NT


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

Open 1S +1Open 1NT 14-7 (4-5-0)3 D West made 3 -1103 NT North down 3 -150


8. 2012 Spingold SemifinalClosedMonacoOpenCayne
Board 61
Both Vul
S K 8 5 4 2
H A 4
D K Q 9 3
C K 3
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 3
S 2
C Q
D Q
S A
C 10
D 7
Fantoni
North

1 S
3 D
4 S


2nd
9
6
K
A
10
A
6
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
J
7
2
4
C 6
5
K
Nunes
South
Pass
2 NT
3 H



4th
K
Q
4
5
4
3
2
Helgemo
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
D 4
C 9
D K
D 9
S 10
C 2
C Q
Versace
North

1 NT
2 D
3 S


2nd
A
5
4
2
10
J
H 2
S 4
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Q
6
8
J
K
8
S 3
Lauria
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT
3 NT


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




Open 1S +13Open 1S 20-14 (6-5-0)4 S North made 4 +6203 NT North down 2 -200


9. 2012 Spingold Round of 16ClosedLevineOpenDiamond
Board 38
E-W Vul
S A K Q 10 4
H Q 9 6
D Q 8
C 7 6 4
Platnick
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
C A
C 9
Weichsel
North
1 S
2 D
2 NT


2nd
3
6
7
Diamond
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
J
Ekeblad
South
2 C
2 H
4 S


4th
Q
5
K
D.Clerkin
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C Q
C 3
H 4
S 3
S A
D Q
H 3
Greco
North
1 NT
3 S



2nd
5
10
Q
7
9
7
J.Clerkin
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
A
K
Q
5
3
Hampson
South
3 C
4 S



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


Open 1S +11Open 1S 31-14 (7-5-0)4 S North made 5 +4504 S North down 2 -100


10. 2012 USBC SemifinalClosedLeeOpenDiamond
Board 49
None Vul
S A K J 9 5
H 7 6 3
D A Q J
C J 7
Hampson
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S 2
S J
D 3
S 5
D 10
D A
Garner
North
1 S
3 C


2nd
A
4
H 2
4
C 3
5
9
Greco
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
4
A
Q
J
8
Q
8
H.Weinstein
South
2 NT
4 S


4th
6
6
10
2
C 2
7
6
Demirev
West

Pass
2 NT

Lead
H K
S 2
S K
H 7
H Q
C A
C 3
D 5
Gitelman
North
1 NT
2 S
3 S

2nd
A
4
H 2
J
10
8
Q
Q
Lee
East
2 D
Dbl
AP

3rd
4
A
3
8
C 4
5
K
7
Moss
South
2 H
Rdbl


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


Open 1NT +5Open 1S 31-19 (7-6-0)4 S North down 1 -503 S North made 3 +140


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11. 2012 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenConsus RedClosedAmoils
Board 30
None Vul
S A K 8 6 3
H K 10 9
D 7 6 4
C A 3
Grue
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H Q
S A
S K
S 8
H A
H 7
D 10
D 2
Cieslak
North
1 S
2 C
2 H

2nd
5
2
4
J
9
10
J
6
Cheek
East
Pass
Pass
3 D

3rd
K
10
Q
D 8
4
D 9
K
Q
Frukacz
South
1 NT
2 D
AP

4th
2
5
7
D A
3
J
4
H 6
Zaremba
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
D A
D K
D 5
H 6
C A
C 3
C 5
S A
S 3
C 2
T.Bessis
North
1 NT
Rdbl


2nd
4
6
7
7
7
Q
9
2
4
Lewaciak
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
10
Q
K
6
K
H 9
10
Q
Delmonte
South
2 D
4 H


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




Open 1NT +8Open 1S 31-27 (7-8-1)3 D East down 2 +1004 H South made 4 +420


12. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedNetherlandsOpenUSA2
Board 67
E-W Vul
S 10 7 6 3 2
H A 10 6
D K 9 4
C A Q
J.Lall
West

AP


Lead
D 3
S Q
S A
S J
C 4
C 8
S 10
S 7
Verhees
North
1 S



2nd
9
4
5
K
Q
7
D 8
Grue
East
Pass



3rd
10
2
3
6
K
6
H 2
v.Prooijen
South
1 NT



4th
Q
8
9
H 7
5
A
H 5
Drijver
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
S 2
C 10
S 3
S A
D 2
C 4
C 8
Wooldridge
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
5
8
A
9
5
A
H 6
H 3
Brink
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
J
K
Q
6
4
J
D 3
Hurd
South
2 C
3 NT


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


Open 1S +5Open 1S 36-27 (8-8-1)1 NT South made 1 +903 NT North down 2 -100


13. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedItalyOpenNetherlands
Board 23
Both Vul
S Q J 7 6 4
H A K 9
D A 7
C Q 9 6
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
S Q
S 10
H J
S 6
S 2
S J
H 9
C 6
C 7
Sementa
North

1 S
2 D
3 NT

2nd
A
K
5
Q
D 2
H 7
D 3
C 3
10
8
Brink
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
4
K
9
7
H 10
C 5
K
9
Duboin
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT


4th
4
3
8
2
H 6
C 2
H 8
D 9
4
A
Bocchi
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 4
S Q
S 10
S 9
S 2
S 7
C 6
H J
D 7
v.Prooijen
North

1 NT



2nd
6
K
5
H 6
H 3
D 2
3
8
3
Madala
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
10
A
4
6
J
C 5
K
A
K
Verhees
South
Pass
3 NT



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





Open 1S +3Open 1S 39-27 (9-8-1)3 NT South made 6 +6903 NT North made 3 +600


14. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenItalyClosedChina
Board 92
E-W Vul
S A K Q 10 7 3
H Q 3
D 8 7 4
C A 6
M.Shi
West

Pass
2 C
3 C

Lead
D K
D J
H J
H K
D Q
C 2
Sementa
North

1 S
Dbl
3 S

2nd
2
5
Q
5
10
7
Hou
East

Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
3
A
A
10
9
Q
Duboin
South
Pass
Pass
2 S


4th
7
4
2
3
8
A
Bocchi
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D Q
D K
D 6
H J
H 4
C 3
S A
S K
H.Shi
North

1 NT
2 H


2nd
2
5
10
Q
8
A
5
J
Madala
East

Dbl
AP


3rd
3
9
A
K
10
2
8
9
Lian
South
Pass
2 D



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



Open 1S +2Open 1S 41-27 (10-8-1)3 S North down 2 -1002 H North down 3 -150


15. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenBrazilClosedEgypt
Board 6
N-S Vul
S A J 8 5 4
H Q 2
D Q 9 7 2
C A K
El Ahmady
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
D K
H 7
C K
C A
H 2
C Q
C J
S Q
H A
S 3
S A
D Q
Villas-Boas
North
1 S
2 D
2 NT


2nd
2
3
3
4
5
6
10
S 6
2
5
9
7
H 9
Sadek
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
8
3
9
K
S 4
S 5
8
J
10
D 8
H 10
Campos
South
1 NT
2 S
3 NT


4th
4
7
Q
8
2
4
6
7
K
D 9
J
D 10
A
Brenner
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 7
C K
H Q
D K
D J
S 4
H 9
C Q
C J
S Q
S J
S 8
D 9
Nadim
North
1 NT
3 S



2nd
3
4
A
3
4
K
K
10
D A
2
7
H 6
H 7
Branco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
9
3
6
5
9
8
S 5
D 7
A
D 8
H 5
H 10
Hishmat
South
2 C
3 NT



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








Open 1NT +12Open 1S 41-39 (10-9-1)3 NT South down 1 -1003 NT North made 3 +600


16. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedChinaOpenAustralia
Board 30
None Vul
S 9 8 5 4 2
H A K Q
D Q 10 9
C K 3
Gosney
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
D 2
D J
H 8
S 2
D 6
S K
H.Shi
North
1 S


2nd
6
10
5
A
Q
7
4
Edgtton
East
Pass


3rd
A
A
S 3
4
7
S J
A
Lian
South
Pass


4th
3
3
Q
2
6
9
10
M.Shi
West
Pass
2 C

Lead
H K
S 2
D A
D 4
S 6
D 6
C A
Hans
North
1 NT
AP

2nd
3
A
3
5
4
7
3
Hou
East
Pass


3rd
2
7
2
C 2
Q
C 7
4
Nunn
South
Pass


4th
9
3
9
10
10
Q
6
S K J 6 3
H 10 9 8 7
D 2
C A J 7 2
TableS A Q
H 4 3
D A J 6 4
C Q 10 8 5 4
S 10 7
H J 6 5 2
D K 8 7 5 3
C 9 6
Open 1S +5Open 1S 46-39 (11-9-1)1 S North made 1 +802 C West made 4 -130


17. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenItalyClosedBrazil
Board 24
None Vul
S A K 8 7 2
H K 6 2
D Q J
C K 6 2
Campos
West
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
H 2
D 4
D 5
C 7
S 5
S K
S 2
H J
Bocchi
North
1 S


2nd
5
Q
2
Q
10
9
6
H 3
A
Villas-Boas
East
Pass


3rd
4
5
A
K
3
A
10
Q
Madala
South
2 S


4th
K
8
J
3
2
3
4
J
Versace
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
D Q
C 4
D 3
C 9
S 5
S 2
S 10
S 8
S 7
Chagas
North
1 NT


2nd
5
4
2
5
A
4
6
9
H 4
D 7
Lauria
East
Pass


3rd
3
2
7
J
8
A
Q
K
D 6
D 8
Amaral
South
Pass


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



Open 1S +2Open 1S 48-39 (12-9-1)2 S North made 4 +1701 NT North made 2 +120


18. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedItalyOpenBrazil
Board 29
Both Vul
S Q 9 5 4 2
H K 4 3
D A Q 4
C A 9
Amaral
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
D 6
S 8
D 5
D 4
H 5
S Q
C A
C 9
Versace
North

1 S
2 NT
4 S

2nd
10
Q
A
9
7
2
D 8
2
6
Chagas
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
K
6
A
S J
K
C 3
4
Q
Lauria
South
Pass
2 C
3 C


4th
4
2
2
3
J
6
7
7
8
Madala
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
3
A
8
7
C 2
H 6
J
C 6
10
Bocchi
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
10
7
A
Q
C 3
C 4
5
A
A
Villas-Boas
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT


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





Open 1S +1Open 1S 49-39 (13-9-1)4 S North made 4 +6203 NT North made 3 +600


19. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedChinaOpenUSA1
Board 24
None Vul
S K Q 10 8 5
H A K 5
D K 10 6
C 10 3
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
H 7
H K
H 5
S 2
S Q
Lian
North
1 S
2 D
2 NT
4 H

2nd
8
4
C 4
D 4
D 8
4
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
A
6
J
K
C 5
H.Shi
South
1 NT
2 S
3 H


4th
A
Q
8
9
3
C 7
J.Liu
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
S 3
H A
H 5
S A
C Q
D A
Fleisher
North
1 NT
4 H



2nd
2
Q
S 4
H 9
3
5
J.Li
East
Pass
AP



3rd
6
2
J
5
A
2
Kamil
South
4 D




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

Open 1S +1Open 1S 50-39 (14-10-1)4 H South made 5 +4504 H North made 4 +420


20. 2011 Spingold FinalClosedMonacoOpenNickell
Board 25
N-S Vul
S A J 9 7 5
H K 7 4
D 6 4 2
C A K
Katz
West
Pass
AP


Lead
C 4
D 2
C J
D 4
S 10
D 6
D 9
D 5
C Q
S 4
S 8
H 7
H 3
Multon
North
1 S



2nd
K
3
A
7
Q
Q
C 2
C 3
8
3
H 2
J
10
Nickell
East
Pass



3rd
10
J
5
10
A
A
H 4
S 5
S 7
9
H 8
Q
K
Zimmermann
South
1 NT



4th
6
K
7
8
2
C 9
H 5
H 6
S 6
K
J
9
A
Fantoni
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
D 4
H 8
H 5
C 6
C K
D 6
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
3 S


2nd
2
3
7
Q
2
10
7
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
J
A
10
A
7
10
Rodwell
South
2 NT
3 NT


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







Open 1NT +10Open 1S 50-49 (14-11-2)1 NT South made 4 +1803 NT North made 4 +630


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21. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenMonaco
Board 22
E-W Vul
S K 10 9 6 5
H A J 8
D 10 6
C A J 2
Zimmermann
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
C A
C J
C Q
C 10
C 8
Levin
North
1 S
3 C
3 NT

2nd
4
3
9
H 2
H 5
S 2
Multon
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
5
K
2
S 5
S 9
Weinstein
South
2 C
3 D


4th
A
4
6
D 2
D 7
D 8
Stansby
West
Pass
AP


Lead
H K
S 3
H 2
C A
C J
C 2
C Q
C 8
C 10
S 8
Nunes
North
1 NT



2nd
4
4
A
3
9
H 10
H 3
S 2
S J
H 5
Martel
East
Pass



3rd
6
A
7
5
7
K
D 6
S 6
S 10
K
Fantoni
South
3 NT



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




Open 1NT +1Even 50-50 (14-12-2)3 NT North made 3 +4003 NT North made 4 +430


22. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenWelland
Board 64
N-S Vul
S A Q 8 4 2
H A K 9
D 7 4
C J 6 5
Welland
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H J
D 4
C 2
Zia
North
1 S
2 C


2nd
3
3
5
Bramley
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
Q
Hamman
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
K
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
Q
K
3
A
K
A
10
9
S 8
6
Rodwell
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
K
J
6
S 5
9
2
C 5
S 7
C 10
A
Piekarek
South
Dbl
3 NT


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




Open 1S +9Open 1S 59-50 (15-12-2)2 S North down 1 -1003 NT North down 5 -500


23. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenDenmarkClosedMonaco
Board 43
None Vul
S K 10 7 5 4
H A Q
D K 4
C 9 7 5 4
Helness
West

Pass



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



2nd
2
6
2
8
4
6
D 5
S 4
Helgemo
East
Pass
AP



3rd
3
K
K
Q
3
K
2
8
M.Madsen
South
2 C




4th
Q
10
7
A
Q
2
J
A
Bjarnarson
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
S 4
C 8
C J
S 9
S 5
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 S
3 S


2nd
2
J
K
5
Q
8
Askgaard
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
3
A
6
K
C 2
Fantoni
South
2 C
2 NT
3 NT


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




Open 1NT +7Open 1S 59-57 (15-13-2)2 NT North made 2 +1203 NT North made 3 +400


24. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedLynchOpenCayne
Board 25
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 5 4
H A 10 9
D Q 4 2
C K J
Sementa
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S Q
S 4
C 3
C A
Zmudzinski
North

1 S
2 NT


2nd
5
3
D 5
J
5
Duboin
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
7
7
J
Q
6
Balicki
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT


4th
A
2
A
2
K
Lynch
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H Q
S K
H 7
S J
S 8
S 10
S 5
D Q
D 2
D A
H 6
Seamon
North

1 NT



2nd
5
3
10
2
6
D 5
D 7
8
J
H 4
C 3
Passell
East

Pass



3rd
3
7
J
4
Q
C 2
C 5
10
K
4
9
Cayne
South
Pass
3 NT



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






Open 1NT +1Open 1S 59-58 (15-14-3)3 NT North made 3 +4003 NT North made 4 +430


25. 2011 USBC Round of 16OpenGordonClosedAker
Board 99
E-W Vul
S K J 4 3 2
H 10 5
D A Q 10
C K J 10
Goren
West

AP

Lead
H Q
D 3
D 5
S K
S 3
C 6
Willenken
North
1 S


2nd
A
2
4
5
8
2
Donn
East
Pass


3rd
4
Q
8
6
A
J
Rosenberg
South
2 S


4th
5
K
10
7
10
Q
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
S 5
H 10
S 8
H A
S 6
C 5
Johnson
North
1 NT
2 H

2nd
9
Q
A
3
H 7
J
Sontag
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
7
5
3
Q
Simson
South
2 D


4th
J
4
2
C 3
Q
6
S 10 7
H K J 7 4 3
D 9 8 6 2
C 5 2
TableS Q 8 5
H Q
D K J 7 5
C A Q 7 4 3
S A 9 6
H A 9 8 6 2
D 4 3
C 9 8 6
Open 1S +4Open 1S 63-58 (16-14-4)2 S North made 2 +1102 H North down 1 -50


26. 2011 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenFleisherClosedNickell
Board 64
N-S Vul
S A K J 9 5
H A 9 5
D 10 8 2
C Q 4
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
S A
H 5
H K
H 2
D 2
C 2
H 8
C J
D A
Stansby
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
4
10
7
10
J
J
7
C 10
9
7
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
2 C


3rd
J
2
Q
9
A
Q
Q
D 6
4
10
Martel
South
Rdbl
Dbl


4th
6
7
6
3
4
4
A
D 8
3
5
Levin
West

AP


Lead
H 7
C 2
H 3
C 4
C 10
H 8
C 8
C 5
S 2
Zia
North
1 NT



2nd
K
7
2
3
S 8
Q
D 6
D 4
7
Weinstein
East
Pass



3rd
6
Q
J
J
S 5
10
D 2
D 8
J
Hamman
South
3 NT



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




Open 1S +10Open 1S 73-58 (17-14-5)2 C× East down 5 +11003 NT North made 5 +660


27. 2010 Spingold SemifinalClosedZaleskiOpenMeltzer
Board 63
E-W Vul
S K Q J 9 4
H 10 9 7 4
D A 2
C Q 3
Sontag
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
H 4
S 5
S 3
S Q
D 2
H 5
Quantin
North
1 S
2 H


2nd
4
3
4
10
8
7
6
Berkowitz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
A
6
C 5
K
7
Multon
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
A
2
K
7
3
J
Pilon
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
S 5
S 3
S J
H 7
C 6
H 6
C 8
Nunes
North
1 NT
3 C


2nd
K
K
10
8
3
K
9
J
Bompis
East
Pass
AP


3rd
A
A
6
H 5
C 5
3
C 4
Q
Fantoni
South
2 NT



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


Open 1NT +4Open 1S 73-62 (17-15-7)2 S North down 1 -503 C North made 3 +110


28. 2010 USBC FinalClosedFleisherOpenDiamond
Board 93
Both Vul
S A K Q 6 2
H Q 7 6
D A 4 3
C 5 2
Moss
West

Pass
3 C



Lead
C J
C 9
C A
H 6
D 9
D 3
S J
S 4
H 7
D K
H 5
Stansby
North

1 S
3 S



2nd
3
6
S Q
J
10
6
5
8
K
H 10
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 D
AP



3rd
4
10
D 7
A
A
S 3
2
A
8
Q
Martel
South
Pass
2 S




4th
5
2
7
3
2
8
7
H 2
4
4
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D 7
H 6
C 3
D 10
C Q
H 3
H 2
C 4
D K
Diamond
North

1 NT
2 S
3 S
AP

2nd
9
J
K
3
A
Q
9
S 6
S J
Weinstein
East
Pass
2 D
3 D
Pass


3rd
Q
A
5
6
2
K
S 8
S 7
8
Platnick
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass
4 S


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







Open 1S +9Open 1S 82-62 (18-16-7)3 S North down 1 -1004 S× North down 2 -500


29. 2010 USBC FinalOpenFleisherClosedDiamond
Board 74
Both Vul
S A K Q 8 5
H A 6
D 10 7 6
C 9 7 4
Greco
West
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
H 5
S 5
S 3
S K
D 10
C J
Fleisher
North
1 S


2nd
2
J
6
4
H 3
K
A
Hampson
East
Pass


3rd
3
Q
J
A
7
5
3
Kamil
South
2 S


4th
6
A
2
9
10
8
4
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
S K
S 5
S 7
S Q
S 8
H 6
C A
Platnick
North
1 NT


2nd
J
6
9
10
C 6
C 10
5
5
Levin
East
Pass


3rd
Q
3
J
A
C 2
D 2
10
4
Diamond
South
Pass


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

Open 1S +1Open 1S 83-62 (19-16-7)2 S North made 3 +1401 NT North made 2 +120


30. 2010 USBC SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenNickell
Board 35
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 6 3
H A 4 3
D J 4
C K J 4
Meckstroth
West

4 D

Lead
S A
C 10
C 5
S 2
C 6
D 3
D 9
S 5
H 8
Levin
North
1 S
AP

2nd
4
Q
7
J
9
4
8
6
5
Rodwell
East
2 D


3rd
3
K
2
K
D 7
A
K
D 10
J
Weinstein
South
3 H


4th
8
A
4
D 2
J
5
J
7
A
Kamil
West

Pass

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


2nd
10
8
C 5
C 6
D 3
H 6
A
Q
D 2
9
J
Fleisher
East
Pass


3rd
Q
2
7
A
10
C 7
9
K
H 5
5
Hamman
South
Pass


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




Open 1NT +6Open 1S 83-68 (19-17-7)4 D East made 4 -1301 NT North made 2 +120


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31. 2010 USBC QuarterfinalClosedFleisherOpenRobinson
Board 42
Both Vul
S A K 10 3 2
H A 9 6
D 8 2
C A J 7
Wildavsky
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
S A
S K
D 8
H 3
C 3
S 10
C K
C Q
S 7
Weinstein
North
1 S
2 C
2 S

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

3rd
7
4
9
K
J
A
C 4
9
D 3
D 9
Levin
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
A
6
8
A
K
8
J
5
D 6
H 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C 2
H 6
S 9
H 9
S 4
C 9
S A
H A
Boyd
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT

2nd
K
J
5
J
10
7
4
D 9
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
10
K
K
Q
10
6
C 3
Robinson
South
2 C
2 NT


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




Open 1S +3Open 1S 86-68 (20-17-8)2 S North down 1 -1003 NT North down 2 -200


32. 2010 USBC Round of 16ClosedMilnerOpenHarris
Board 85
E-W Vul
S Q J 10 9 6
H A 7
D A J 10
C K J 9
Landen
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
S 7
C 7
S Q
C 8
H A
H 7
S 4
D 2
S 8
D 8
B.Blanchard
North
1 S
2 C
2 S
Dbl

2nd
2
6
K
3
3
8
D 3
10
D 7
J
Gerstman
East
Pass
Pass
3 H
AP

3rd
9
2
5
4
5
6
H Q
K
H K
4
S.Blanchard
South
1 NT
2 H
Pass


4th
A
9
3
J
2
4
6
6
10
9
Mohan
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 10
S Q
S J
H 9
H K
D 2
H 3
D 8
S 10
Morgan
North
1 NT




2nd
5
4
K
6
C J
J
C 3
10
Bates
East
Pass




3rd
2
5
7
Q
8
K
4
5
Harris
South
Pass




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





Open 1S +9Open 1S 95-68 (21-17-8)3 H× East down 2 +5001 NT North made 1 +90


33. 2010 USBC Round of 16ClosedHarrisOpenMilner
Board 63
N-S Vul
S Q 9 8 4 2
H K 6 4
D A 10
C A J 10
B.Blanchard
West

Dbl
3 H

Lead
S 2
S A
C K
S K
D 2
H Q
D 3
H 6
Koneru
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
J
5
5
8
10
A
A
9
S.Blanchard
East
2 C
3 C


3rd
10
6
H 2
D 5
6
4
9
J
Chorush
South
2 S
Pass


4th
7
4
J
3
J
3
4
5
Morgan
West

3 H


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


2nd
5
6
A
9
3
5
4
S 8
6
6
Harris
East
Pass



3rd
4
J
4
J
7
H 2
D 9
H 9
H 5
Mohan
South
2 S



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




Open 1S +2Open 1S 97-68 (22-17-8)3 H West down 2 +1003 H West down 1 +50


34. 2010 Rosenblum SemifinalClosedDiamondOpenZimmermann
Board 35
E-W Vul
S A J 9 6 5
H K Q 8
D K 8
C 10 6 5
Helness
West

AP


Lead
H 2
S A
S J
D Q
H J
S 5
H A
Moss
North
1 S



2nd
3
Q
H 6
K
5
D 7
D 2
Helgemo
East
Pass



3rd
10
3
4
A
7
10
8
Gitelman
South
3 S



4th
K
2
K
3
Q
8
Greco
West

2 NT
3 NT

Lead
S 5
C 2
D Q
D J
Nunes
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
7
8
K
Hampson
East
Pass
3 D


3rd
3
Q
6
A
Fantoni
South
Pass
Pass


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

Open 1S +11Open 1S 108-68 (23-17-8)3 S North down 1 -503 NT West made 3 -600


35. 2010 Rosenblum Round of 16ClosedMartensOpenNickell
Board 52
Both Vul
S K Q 10 8 4
H A 10 7
D K 7
C A 3 2
Rodwell
West
Pass
AP


Lead
D J
S K
H 3
Kopecky
North
1 S



2nd
9
A
2
Meckstroth
East
Pass



3rd
2
2
K
Kurka
South
4 S



4th
K
7
A
Jassem
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D J
S K
H 3
Hamman
North
1 NT
3 C
3 S

2nd
9
A
2
Martens
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
2
K
Zia
South
2 H
3 H


4th
K
7
A
S 7
H K J 6
D 8 6 5 4 3 2
C Q J 4
TableS A J
H Q 8 4 3
D J 10
C K 10 9 8 7
S 9 6 5 3 2
H 9 5 2
D A Q 9
C 6 5
Open 1S +10Open 1S 118-68 (24-17-9)4 S North made 4 +6203 S North made 4 +170


36. 2010 Rosenblum Round of 16ClosedMartensOpenNickell
Board 43
None Vul
S A Q 9 4 2
H A J 5
D A 9 8
C 9 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
C 5
D 9
Kurka
North
1 S
2 NT
3 NT
4 H
Rdbl
5 D

2nd
2
9
D A
4
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
8
4
H 2
2
Kopecky
South
2 D
3 C
4 D
Pass
4 S


4th
7
10
6
6
Martens
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
C A
C K
C 5
Zia
North
1 NT
3 S
4 D




2nd
2
9
D 8
Jassem
East
Pass
Pass
Pass




3rd
4
8
D J
Hamman
South
3 D
4 C
5 D




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

Open 1S +10Open 1S 128-68 (25-17-9)5 D South made 5 +4005 D South down 1 -50


37. 2010 Rosenblum QualifyingClosedFleisherOpenFredin
Board 5
N-S Vul
S A Q J 5 3
H A K 4
D 10 2
C 10 9 4
Nystrom
West

3 D
AP

Lead
D Q
D J
S 6
C 3
D 3
S 10
S 2
S J
H A
H K
S 5
C 10
C Q
Martel
North
1 S
Pass


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


3rd
4
5
Q
J
H 2
3
A
C 8
9
10
H J
A
9
Stansby
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
6
K
K
4
A
4
7
D 9
5
D 7
D 8
7
H Q
Kamil
West

AP


Lead
H 6
S 10
S 2
D 5
S 6
S Q
S 5
C 4
D Q
Bathurst
North
1 NT



2nd
9
8
9
A
D 3
H 2
D 4
3
10
Fleisher
East
2 D



3rd
5
3
J
8
A
C 2
D 6
8
Zagorin
South
3 NT



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







Open 1NT +1Open 1S 128-69 (25-18-10)3 NT South made 3 +6003 NT North made 4 +630


38. 2010 Vanderbilt FinalClosedFleisherOpenZimmermann
Board 25
E-W Vul
S A Q J 8 5
H Q 3 2
D 5 4
C A J 8
Zimmermann
West

AP

Lead
D 6
S 10
D K
D J
S Q
H Q
Martel
North
1 S


2nd
A
4
7
10
D 3
5
Multon
East
2 D


3rd
9
8
Q
C 3
2
4
Stansby
South
3 S


4th
4
K
5
S 5
3
Weinstein
West

Pass

Lead
D 2
S 10
D K
D J
D 8
D 3
D 6
Helness
North
1 NT


2nd
A
4
7
10
C 4
H 4
C 7
Levin
East
Pass


3rd
9
8
Q
S 9
S 3
C 3
C 2
Helgemo
South
Pass


4th
4
K
5
H 2
C J
C 8
S 5
S 9 4 3
H K 7
D Q 9
C K 10 9 6 3 2
TableS K
H A 10 8 5
D K J 8 6 3 2
C Q 5
S 10 7 6 2
H J 9 6 4
D A 10 7
C 7 4
Open 1S +2Open 1S 130-69 (26-18-11)3 S North down 1 -501 NT North down 2 -100


39. 2010 Vanderbilt SemifinalClosedStrulOpenZimmermann
Board 13
Both Vul
S K Q 10 8 2
H A J
D Q 10 7
C Q 8 2
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
S K
C 2
D 4
C 8
S 5
Strul
North
1 S
2 NT
4 S

2nd
3
6
6
2
10
9
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
3
A
Q
S 4
10
Becker
South
2 H
3 S


4th
Q
J
4
3
5
A
Brogeland
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C J
D 7
S 3
C 6
D K
S 4
S 10
S 8
S 2
D Q
Multon
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
3
9
9
A
6
J
7
H 8
D 5
Saelensminde
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
K
5
10
Q
5
H 3
H 4
Zimmermann
South
2 D
3 NT


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




Open 1S +1Open 1S 131-69 (27-18-11)4 S North made 6 +6803 NT North made 5 +660


40. 2009 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedItalyOpenUSA2
Board 110
None Vul
S A K 10 7 3
H A 8 2
D K J 3
C 7 6
Meckstroth
West

Pass
5 C


Lead
S 4
D 3
D 4
S A
C A
Versace
North

1 S
Dbl


2nd
5
Q
9
C 4
2
Rodwell
East

3 C
AP


3rd
10
A
J
2
3
Lauria
South
Pass
4 S



4th
6
6
2
J
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
C 6
S 5
C 7
H 4
S Q
Zia
North

1 NT
2 S


2nd
3
9
A
4
K
K
Fantoni
East

2 H
Pass


3rd
6
2
6
S 4
8
H 10
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
3 S


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

Open 1S +4Open 1S 135-69 (28-18-12)5 C× East down 2 +3003 S North made 3 +140


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41. 2009 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedItalyOpenUSA2
Board 81
None Vul
S Q J 10 8 5
H Q J 2
D K 2
C A Q 8
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
C 5
C 3
S 5
C J
S 10
S Q
Lauria
North
1 S
2 S

2nd
7
8
6
2
Q
7
H 3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
10
K
9
7
3
D 3
Versace
South
1 NT


4th
J
2
A
K
9
4
A
Duboin
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
S 3
S 5
C J
S J
C K
S 10
S 8
H J
D 4
Hamman
North
1 NT


2nd
9
4
7
Q
H 3
A
H 5
H 10
D 6
Sementa
East
Pass


3rd
8
Q
9
3
D 3
4
C 9
D 5
K
Zia
South
Pass


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



Open 1S +1Open 1S 136-69 (29-18-12)2 S North made 2 +1101 NT North made 1 +90


42. 2009 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenItalyClosedUSA2
Board 85
E-W Vul
S A K J 8 5
H K 2
D Q 7 5
C Q 10 2
Hamman
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 7
H 4
H A
D A
C 5
H 7
Sementa
North
1 S
3 S

2nd
3
2
9
2
4
S 8
Zia
East
Dbl
AP

3rd
K
Q
5
3
A
6
Duboin
South
3 H


4th
2
3
K
5
10
J
Lauria
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 7
H 5
H A
H 8
C 4
S A
S 5
S 4
S J
S 8
Meckstroth
North
1 NT


2nd
3
2
9
J
8
2
D 4
10
D J
C 6
Versace
East
Pass


3rd
K
Q
4
7
10
3
Q
K
7
D 2
Rodwell
South
Pass


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



Open 1NT +4Open 1S 136-73 (29-19-12)3 S North down 1 -501 NT North made 1 +90


43. 2009 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenItalyClosedUSA2
Board 68
Both Vul
S A K Q 8 4
H J 5 4
D 8 2
C A 5 3
Zia
West

Pass


Lead
C K
D 8
H 10
S 5
D 2
S 9
C 3
D 5
Duboin
North
1 S
2 S


2nd
4
3
J
3
9
K
J
Hamman
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
2
Q
Q
A
J
D 4
S 10
Sementa
South
2 H



4th
A
A
A
J
S 2
7
6
Nunes
West

Pass
3 C

Lead
C K
C 5
D Q
S 2
C 3
D 5
H 10
D 6
S K
S Q
H 5
Rodwell
North
1 NT
2 S
3 S

2nd
4
J
A
A
9
S 3
J
C 8
D 10
H 3
K
Fantoni
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
2
S 5
2
J
S 10
8
Q
S 4
H 6
D 7
7
Meckstroth
South
2 C
Pass


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





Open 1NT +1Open 1S 136-74 (29-20-12)2 S North made 2 +1103 S North made 3 +140


44. 2009 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenUSA2ClosedItaly
Board 62
None Vul
S K Q 6 5 4
H A 4
D 6 3 2
C Q J 4
Lauria
West

AP

Lead
H 3
S 7
D 2
D K
S 3
S J
C Q
H 2
Meckstroth
North
1 S


2nd
4
2
4
C 5
A
Q
A
5
Versace
East
Pass


3rd
J
K
Q
3
4
C 10
3
6
Rodwell
South
1 NT


4th
Q
9
9
7
D 10
D 5
7
A
Katz
West

2 C

Lead
D K
S 9
S J
S 2
H 5
H 4
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
9
3
5
6
3
8
Nickell
East
Pass
4 H

3rd
6
A
C 2
H 7
A
Nunes
South
Pass
AP

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

Open 1S +9Open 1S 145-74 (30-20-12)1 NT South down 1 -504 H East made 4 -420


45. 2009 Bermuda Bowl PlayoffOpenBulgariaClosedChina
Board 26
Both Vul
S Q J 9 7 4
H A J 6
D 9 5 4
C A Q
Fu
West

AP



Lead
D 3
D J
D A
D 6
D 2
H Q
C A
C Q
Trendafilov
North
1 S




2nd
4
10
9
H 6
S 4
A
4
H 8
Zhao
East
Pass




3rd
K
Q
7
C 10
S 8
2
2
3
Karaivanov
South
1 NT




4th
8
5
H 3
H 4
H 5
7
5
7
Karakolev
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
D 6
D J
C 2
S 4
H 3
C 10
H 4
Zhuang
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT
5 C

2nd
4
5
C 8
5
3
10
K
Q
Danailov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
2
A
C 3
J
7
A
W.Wang
South
2 C
3 C
4 C


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



Open 1S +9Open 1S 154-74 (31-20-12)1 NT South made 2 +1205 C South down 3 -300


46. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenBulgariaClosedItaly
Board 73
E-W Vul
S A 10 9 5 3
H K 10
D A J 6
C 10 6 4
Sementa
West

Pass
4 H

Lead
C 6
D 9
D 2
C 5
D 3
H A
Trendafilov
North

1 S
AP

2nd
J
6
5
4
7
10
Duboin
East

3 C


3rd
8
K
H 2
K
H 7
3
Karaivanov
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
4
J
2
A
6
Stefanov
West

Pass
4 H

Lead
D 4
S 5
D 3
H A
C 5
D 10
C 9
H 8
Nunes
North

1 NT
AP

2nd
9
H 4
8
10
4
5
6
9
Aronov
East

2 H


3rd
A
7
H 2
3
A
H 7
J
S 4
Fantoni
South
Pass
Pass


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


Open 1NT +1Open 1S 154-75 (31-21-12)4 H West made 5 -6504 H East made 4 -620


47. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedChinaOpenUSA2
Board 36
Both Vul
S K J 9 4 3
H K 9
D A J 10
C K J 6
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
H 4
H 3
S J
D Q
D 5
D J
S 3
C 3
C 6
Fu
North

1 S
2 NT


2nd
7
9
Q
8
8
3
6
D 7
9
2
Meckstroth
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
A
A
2
Q
10
9
4
5
J
4
Zhao
South
Pass
2 S
3 S


4th
9
6
K
10
K
A
2
H 7
8
Q
Dai
West

Pass



Lead
D 5
S K
D 9
S 4
H 6
D K
D 6
H 3
S 5
Hamman
North

1 NT



2nd
3
6
A
8
2
Q
C 3
Q
C 9
L.Yang
East

AP



3rd
2
2
7
Q
K
8
H 4
7
Zia
South
Pass




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





Open 1NT +5Open 1S 154-80 (31-22-12)3 S North down 1 -1001 NT North made 1 +90


48. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenBulgariaClosedGermany
Board 85
N-S Vul
S A 10 7 6 3
H A K 6
D J 3
C K 9 4
Smirnov
West

Pass
Pass

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

2nd
3
A
Q
9
10
2
4
8
K
4
H J
8
C 10
Piekarek
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
5
4
2
H K
8
H 10
S 6
S 7
J
C 7
K
C Q
Danailov
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
6
3
7
6
2
9
K
S 5
C 5
3
10
A
C 9
Aronov
West

Pass


Lead
S Q
S 3
D 4
H 4
D J
H 7
D 8
S 6
C 3
Elinescu
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
8
5
K
A
Q
10
A
J
7
Stefanov
East
Pass
AP


3rd
9
H 3
3
5
6
2
H K
H J
K
Wladow
South
2 D



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







Open 1NT +3Open 1S 154-83 (31-23-12)3 H South down 2 -2002 H North down 1 -100


49. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenItalyClosedUSA2
Board 5
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 4 2
H A 7 2
D 6 3
C A Q 7
Hamman
West
Pass
AP


Lead
D 10
C 9
C A
Lauria
North
1 S



2nd
3
6
J
Zia
East
Pass



3rd
7
Q
2
Versace
South
1 NT



4th
A
10
K
Sementa
West
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
10
5
K
6
7
4
8
Duboin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
3
A
7
J
9
5
J
Rodwell
South
2 S
3 C


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


Open 1S +2Open 1S 156-83 (32-23-13)1 NT South made 4 +1803 C South made 3 +110


50. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNetherlandsClosedItaly
Board 1
None Vul
S A K 10 8 7
H 7 6
D K Q J 9
C 4 2
Sementa
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 2
H 6
C 6
S 6
H 7
C 7
C Q
H Q
Brink
North

1 S



2nd
K
K
K
A
A
3
S 7
4
Duboin
East

Pass



3rd
7
8
A
2
9
10
8
S 8
Drijver
South
Pass
2 H



4th
6
2
2
5
3
4
H 5
Muller
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
C 6
H 3
C J
H 4
D 9
D 3
C 7
S A
S K
D K
Nunes
North

1 NT
2 H


2nd
2
3
6
K
S 7
10
5
S 5
3
4
de Wijs
East

Pass
2 S


3rd
7
Q
K
A
D 7
A
J
10
9
D 4
Fantoni
South
Pass
2 D
Dbl


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






Open 1NT +5Open 1S 156-88 (32-24-14)2 H South made 2 +1102 S× East down 2 +300


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51. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenGermanyClosedItaly
Board 10
Both Vul
S K Q J 8 2
H J 10
D Q 10 7
C A 9 3
Lauria
West
Pass
2 S
3 C

Lead
S K
C 2
S J
S Q
S 2
D 8
C 6
Kirmse
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
A
J
6
7
D 3
4
D 2
Versace
East
1 NT
2 NT


3rd
3
Q
9
H 7
C K
Q
Gromoeller
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
A
5
10
D 5
A
Piekarek
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 2
H 10
S 5
H J
H A
H 9
S A
C 6
D 2
D A
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
J
8
K
K
4
6
9
K
5
8
Smirnov
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
Q
2
7
3
C 4
C 5
4
7
7
4
Fantoni
South
2 D



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




Open 1S +7Open 1S 163-88 (33-24-15)3 C West down 1 +1002 H North down 2 -200


52. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA1ClosedAustralia
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A K Q 10 5
H A 5 2
D K J 8
C 7 6
I.Robinson
West
Pass
2 H


Lead
S Q
S A
S K
C 7
H Q
D 2
H 7
D K
D J
C 5
Robinson
North
1 S
AP


2nd
4
8
J
4
2
5
4
3
4
de Livera
East
Pass



3rd
3
6
D 10
2
6
8
3
C 3
H 10
Boyd
South
Pass



4th
2
7
9
A
K
A
A
6
9
Woolsey
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 7
S 3
S A
S K
C 6
D 5
C Q
D 3
H 8
Thomson
North
1 NT
3 C
AP

2nd
K
9
4
J
4
K
3
10
A
Stewart
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Q
6
H 4
2
A
H 9
Q
6
Brightling
South
2 S
Pass


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




Open 1S +11Open 1S 174-88 (34-24-15)2 H West down 2 +2003 C× North down 2 -300


53. 2009 USBC Round of 16ClosedRobinsonOpenStrul
Board 45
Both Vul
S A Q 10 9 8
H K 4
D A K 7
C 8 6 3
Stansby
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
S J
D Q
S A
S Q
C 8
H 10
Doub
North

1 S


2nd
J
2
3
6
H 2
2
K
Martel
East

2 H


3rd
5
8
6
3
4
J
A
Wildavsky
South
Pass
2 S


4th
7
K
A
5
7
Q
3
Boyd
West

Pass


Lead
H A
H Q
C 3
S J
H J
C 10
H 6
H 2
Strul
North

1 NT


2nd
3
5
2
7
S 3
4
S 9
D 3
Robinson
East

AP


3rd
10
9
A
8
8
Q
7
Becker
South
Pass



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


Open 1S +5Open 1S 179-88 (35-25-17)2 S North made 2 +1101 NT North down 1 -100


54. 2009 USBC Round of 16OpenRobinsonClosedStrul
Board 1
None Vul
S K Q J 8 5
H J 9 6
D K Q 9
C K 10
Berkowitz
West
Pass
5 H
AP

Lead
H 2
S 2
H 6
S 4
H J
D 3
S 8
D 6
Stewart
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
A
10
4
C 6
3
5
C 8
A
Cohen
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
7
K
S 3
Q
S 7
K
A
9
Woolsey
South
4 H
5 S


4th
9
6
8
C 9
5
J
H Q
10
Robinson
West
Pass
Dbl


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


2nd
A
10
3
C 7
4
2
C 8
4
A
3
9
Boyd
East
2 H
AP


3rd
5
K
S 3
Q
S 7
K
A
Q
2
J
H 10
Strul
South
4 H



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





Open 1NT +10Open 1S 179-98 (35-26-17)5 S North down 1 -504 S North made 4 +420


55. 2009 Vanderbilt SemifinalOpenNickellClosedDiamond
Board 9
E-W Vul
S A 10 8 7 2
H A 8 3
D Q J 2
C K 10
Greco
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
S J
D 9
S A
S 7
D 4
Freeman
North
1 S
2 D


2nd
K
4
3
3
9
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
2
10
5
D A
Nickell
South
1 NT
3 D


4th
2
Q
J
6
C 3
Zia
West

AP


Lead
S K
S Q
S 10
S 2
Moss
North
1 NT



2nd
5
J
3
9
Hamman
East
Pass



3rd
4
6
C 2
D 3
Gitelman
South
3 NT



4th
7
A
C 3
H 5
S 6 4
H J 9 6 5
D 10 6
C A J 7 6 3
TableS K Q 9 3
H Q 7 2
D 9 8 7
C Q 9 8
S J 5
H K 10 4
D A K 5 4 3
C 5 4 2
Open 1NT +7Open 1S 179-105 (35-27-19)3 D North made 4 +1303 NT North made 4 +430


56. 2009 Vanderbilt Round of 16OpenRubinClosedDiamond
Board 50
N-S Vul
S A Q J 10 8
H A 7
D 8 7 4
C A 8 6
West
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
6
J
K
5
6
8
10
7
East
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
5
3
A
H 2
7
A
H 4
South
South
1 NT
2 D
3 H


4th
8
7
6
3
4
5
6
K
Weichsel
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
D A
D K
D 10
H 2
H 7
S 4
S Q
Moss
North
1 NT
4 H



2nd
6
J
Q
8
6
A
6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
AP



3rd
5
2
3
A
J
3
C 9
Gitelman
South
4 D




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



Open 1S +12Open 1S 191-105 (36-27-19)4 H North made 4 +6204 H North down 1 -100


57. 2009 Vanderbilt Round of 32OpenKatzClosedZaleski npc
Board 23
Both Vul
S K J 8 3 2
H K J 4
D A 7 3
C A 4
Pilon
West

Pass

Lead
H 5
H 8
C 4
H 3
C A
S 3
D 4
S 2
C J
Jacobs
North
1 S
3 NT

2nd
Q
K
6
J
8
6
A
10
5
Faigenbaum
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
2
Q
10
3
7
9
A
D 3
Katz
South
2 C


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

AP

Lead
H 5
Quantin
North
1 NT


2nd
7
Weinstein
East
Pass


3rd
8
Bompis
South
3 NT


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


Open 1NT +1Open 1S 191-106 (36-28-20)3 NT North made 4 +6303 NT North made 5 +660


58. 2009 Vanderbilt Round of 32ClosedZaleski npcOpenKatz
Board 10
Both Vul
S A K 10 8 3
H 10 9
D A 6 5
C K 7 5
Sadek
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
D J
H 9
D K
C J
Bompis
North

1 S
2 D
3 C


2nd
3
4
2
6
K
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
7
5
10
A
Quantin
South
Pass
2 C
2 S
4 S


4th
5
A
K
9
Faigenbaum
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D Q
S A
H 10
D K
D 7
H 4
S 6
S 3
C 6
Katz
North

1 NT
2 S



2nd
3
2
2
5
6
J
J
H 6
3
Pilon
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
5
5
10
J
3
K
Q
K
Jacobs
South
Pass
2 C
4 S



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





Open 1NT +3Open 1S 191-109 (36-29-20)4 S North down 2 -2004 S North down 1 -100


59. 2008 World Championship FinalOpenEnglandClosedItaly
Board 11
None Vul
S A K J 10 9
H 7 4 3
D A 8 7
C J 5
Versace
West
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
S 2
S A
S K
Townsend
North
1 S


2nd
7
4
5
6
Lauria
East
Pass


3rd
4
9
C 2
Gold
South
1 NT


4th
K
3
7
Ja.Hackett
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
S 2
S K
D A
D 7
D 3
C 3
C 10
D Q
Nunes
North
1 NT
3 C

2nd
A
4
3
4
10
J
5
4
Ju.Hackett
East
Pass
AP

3rd
2
A
H 9
2
K
8
K
A
Fantoni
South
2 NT


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


Open 1NT +1Open 1S 191-110 (36-30-20)1 NT South made 1 +903 C North made 3 +110


60. 2008 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedItalyOpenPoland
Board 95
E-W Vul
S K 10 9 6 5
H Q 4 2
D A K
C 7 6 3
Skrzypczak
West
Pass
Pass
2 D
Pass

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

2nd
2
4
7
9
10
K
Q
9
Gierulski
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
3
K
5
D 5
H 6
H 8
H 10
A
Sementa
South
1 NT
Pass
Dbl


4th
A
J
Q
6
7
4
H Q
J
Versace
West
Pass
Pass



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




2nd
9
4
2
A
D 3
D 5
D 6
2
C 8
3
9
D J
C Q
Lauria
East
Pass




3rd
J
9
8
10
6
S 5
7
8
4
8
Q
2
D 10
Zawislak
South
Pass




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








Open 1S +4Open 1S 195-110 (37-30-22)2 H North made 2 +1101 NT North down 1 -50


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61. 2008 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedGermanyOpenNetherlands
Board 14
None Vul
S A K Q 7 6
H Q 10 4
D A 9 8
C 10 7
de Wijs
West

2 C

Lead
S 4
C 10
S 2
C 7
D 3
D 6
H 4
S 10
C 8
Piekarek
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
8
A
5
4
9
2
A
H 3
D 8
Muller
East
1 NT
2 D

3rd
Q
2
9
9
K
J
2
D 4
6
Smirnov
South
Pass
AP

4th
3
3
K
K
5
A
5
6
5
Gromoeller
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
C 10
H 5
S 2
S K
S 7
C A
C Q
H A
H 7
Bertens
North
1 NT


2nd
5
6
4
4
10
J
5
9
9
Kirmse
East
Pass


3rd
8
2
K
9
H 3
H 6
8
H 8
J
Bakkeren
South
Pass


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



Open 1NT +1Open 1S 195-111 (38-31-23)2 D East made 2 -901 NT North down 1 -50


62. 2008 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenSadekClosedWeed npc
Board 41
N-S Vul
S A K J 4 3
H 9 7 5
D A 2
C 8 4 2
Lauria
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
C A
S Q
El Ahmady
North
1 S
2 S
3 D


2nd
5
5
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
Sadek
South
2 C
3 C
3 NT


4th
A
6
Levin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
C A
C K
C Q
S Q
Fantoni
North
1 NT
3 C
4 S


2nd
A
5
H 2
H 8
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
2
4
8
Nunes
South
2 NT
3 NT
6 C


4th
5
7
6
J
S 10 7 6 2
H K J 8 3 2
D K 9 4
C 5
TableS 8 5
H Q 10 4
D Q 10 6 5 3
C J 7 6
S Q 9
H A 6
D J 8 7
C A K Q 10 9 3
Open 1NT +12Open 1S 195-123 (39-32-23)3 NT South made 7 +7206 C North made 7 +1390


63. 2008 Spingold Round of 32OpenBrogelandClosedNickell
Board 44
E-W Vul
S K 9 8 6 4
H K Q 6
D Q 6 2
C K 7
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C J
S 4
S 10
C 3
D 6
D 8
D 9
H 3
Delmonte
North

1 S
2 D
3 H


2nd
4
K
5
D 4
8
7
Q
S 3
Zia
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Q
A
6
10
10
A
K
Demuy
South
Pass
2 C
2 H
3 S


4th
7
6
2
J
S 8
J
5
2
Brogeland
West

Pass
Dbl
AP


Lead
S 2
C 6
H K
H Q
H 6
S 10
Meckstroth
North

1 NT
Pass



2nd
4
J
2
9
J
C 10
Shugart
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
J
K
3
4
A
6
Rodwell
South
Pass
2 D
2 H



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





Open 1NT +5Open 1S 195-128 (39-33-23)3 S North down 1 -502 H South made 3 +140


64. 2008 USBC QuarterfinalOpenJacobsClosedSpector
Board 97
None Vul
S A Q 10 8 6 2
H K 6
D A 9 8
C J 3
Cheek
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
C A
C Q
S A
S 8
D K
D J
D 9
H 2
Rosenberg
North
1 S
2 S
4 D


2nd
2
4
7
3
9
5
4
10
Grue
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


4th
3
J
S 2
4
D 7
2
3
6
Katz
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C K
C Q
C A
C 8
Moss
North
1 NT
2 H



2nd
2
4
7
H 2
Jacobs
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
10
5
9
Gitelman
South
2 D
3 NT



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




Open 1S +2Open 1S 197-128 (40-33-25)4 S North made 5 +4503 NT North made 3 +400


65. 2008 USBC QuarterfinalClosedJacobsOpenSpector
Board 78
None Vul
S A Q 9 7 3
H K 3 2
D K 4 3
C Q 10
Spector
West

Pass
2 H
3 H


Lead
C 10
S 2
C Q
S 4
H 6
C 2
C 6
H K
H J
Zia
North

1 S
Pass
AP


2nd
A
10
K
J
3
J
D 2
A
G.Wolpert
East

Dbl
2 S



3rd
5
K
3
H 5
10
9
H 2
7
Rosenberg
South
Pass
Pass
Pass



4th
4
A
8
3
4
S 9
7
8
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Dbl
4 H

Lead
C Q
S 2
C 10
S 4
H Q
H 8
H A
C 2
S 5
D 2
Cheek
North

1 NT
2 S
Pass
AP

2nd
A
10
K
J
2
3
D 10
J
H 9
3
Levin
East

Dbl
Pass
3 S


3rd
3
K
5
H 5
10
J
6
9
9
Q
Grue
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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






Open 1S +6Open 1S 203-128 (41-33-25)3 H West made 4 -1704 H West made 4 -420


66. 2007 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedUSA1OpenNorway
Board 29
Both Vul
S K 10 8 5 4 2
H K 6
D K 5
C A K 4
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 S
2 C
3 S


2nd
4
K
5
J
2
J
Q
3
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
9
A
K
7
2
5
C 6
Rosenberg
South
Pass
1 NT
3 C
4 C


4th
5
8
4
A
K
3
9
Q
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C Q
C K
C 4
S Q
S J
H A
H 3
S 10
S 8
S 4
H 10
Brogeland
North

1 NT
2 H



2nd
2
J
D 9
5
K
4
7
6
7
D 3
S 2
Garner
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
3
5
6
3
A
6
K
D 4
D 8
C 7
D 6
Saelensminde
South
Pass
2 D




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







Open 1NT +1Open 1S 203-129 (41-34-25)4 C North made 4 +1302 H North made 4 +170


67. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenNetherlandsClosedSweden
Board 43
None Vul
S K Q 10 9 6
H K J 9
D A 8 4
C 4 2
Upmark
West
Pass
5 C
AP

Lead
S 5
S 2
C 5
D 2
H 9
H 8
de Wijs
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
8
3
4
6
2
10
Cullin
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
Q
C 3
Q
A
A
Muller
South
2 NT
Dbl


4th
A
9
K
10
4
Brink
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
S Q
C 2
S A
H 7
S 10
C 4
Bertheau
North
1 NT
2 NT
3 S

2nd
3
2
A
5
8
4
Q
Drijver
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
3
K
H 4
10
7
S J
Nystrom
South
2 H
3 H


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

Open 1S +8Open 1S 211-129 (42-34-27)5 C× East down 3 +5003 S North made 3 +140


68. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedItalyOpenUSA2
Board 5
N-S Vul
S A K Q 8 4
H Q J
D Q 7 5
C Q 5 3
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
S K
D 5
H 2
H 4
D Q
D 3
Duboin
North

1 S
3 H
4 S

2nd
3
10
2
Q
6
6
7
H.Lall
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
5
8
K
J
10
4
Bocchi
South
Pass
3 D
4 C


4th
A
7
K
A
3
A
Lauria
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H 3
S A
S K
S Q
S 8
S 4
C 5
C 6
H 7
D 9
D A
Rodwell
North

1 NT



2nd
4
10
J
H 5
D 4
D 6
9
2
A
K
7
Versace
East

2 D



3rd
9
3
5
9
6
D 8
A
Q
6
5
H 8
Meckstroth
South
Pass
3 NT



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






Open 1S +12Open 1S 223-129 (43-34-27)4 S North made 4 +6203 NT North down 1 -100


69. 2007 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenGromovClosedMahaffey
Board 38
N-S Vul
S K J 10 6 2
H 8 3
D A 7
C A J 10 9
Fu
West

Dbl


Lead
S 3
H A
H Q
H 6
D 2
C 3
S K
Zmudzinski
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
5
2
9
J
7
K
Zhao
East
Pass
3 H


3rd
10
4
5
K
J
A
Balicki
South
Pass
AP


4th
A
3
8
S 2
K
4
Gromov
West

2 NT
3 H

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

2nd
5
A
4
4
6
7
5
Q
J
Dubinin
East
2 H
3 C


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


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



Open 1NT +2Open 1S 223-131 (43-36-27)3 H East down 1 +503 H East down 2 +100


70. 2007 USBC FinalOpenNickellClosedEkeblad
Board 57
E-W Vul
S K J 5 4 2
H Q 3
D Q J 8 7
C A K
Stansby
West

AP

Lead
D A
D K
H 10
D 2
Hamman
North
1 S


2nd
3
4
2
Q
Martel
East
Dbl


3rd
10
5
A
S 3
Soloway
South
3 S


4th
7
8
3
6
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
S K
C 2
H 3
C 5
Moss
North
1 NT


2nd
2
A
10
10
K
Meckstroth
East
Pass


3rd
J
6
J
K
Gitelman
South
Pass


4th
Q
7
A
A
S 7
H A J 6
D 10 9 5 2
C J 8 6 5 4
TableS A 8 3
H 10 9 7 4
D A K
C Q 9 7 2
S Q 10 9 6
H K 8 5 2
D 6 4 3
C 10 3
Open 1NT +4Open 1S 223-135 (43-37-28)3 S North down 1 -501 NT North made 1 +90


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71. 2007 USBC SemifinalClosedEkebladOpenSchwartz
Board 81
None Vul
S K Q J 6 4
H K 5 3
D A 10 9
C 6 5
Casen
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
C A
C K
S K
S 5
H K
H 8
S 8
H Q
Moss
North
1 S
2 H

2nd
3
9
J
3
Q
A
9
4
7
Krekorian
East
2 C
AP

3rd
2
8
4
D 2
2
2
10
9
D 9
Gitelman
South
Dbl


4th
5
6
H 3
A
D 3
4
5
H 6
C 7
Ekeblad
West
Pass
Dbl

Lead
C K
C Q
C A
C 10
C 7
H A
S 2
Berkowitz
North
1 NT
3 NT

2nd
3
9
J
D 2
H 2
6
D 3
Rubin
East
2 C
AP

3rd
8
4
2
D 8
H 10
4
A
Cohen
South
3 S


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


Open 1S +3Open 1S 226-135 (44-38-28)2 H North down 1 -503 NT North down 3 -150


72. 2007 USBC SemifinalClosedSchwartzOpenEkeblad
Board 90
Both Vul
S K Q 10 6 4
H 6 4
D K 6 2
C A Q 6
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
S 9
H 8
H J
C 2
S K
H 2
H 10
Krekorian
North
1 S
2 C
2 S
3 NT

2nd
2
5
Q
6
5
A
5
C 6
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
K
7
Q
7
9
Casen
South
1 NT
2 D
2 NT


4th
A
J
4
A
4
8
D 6
Berkowitz
West
Pass
Pass
AP


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



2nd
4
3
8
10
5
2
J
A
10
H 2
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
9
Q
5
Q
H 3
H 5
7
A
C 8
Ekeblad
South
2 C
3 NT



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





Open 1NT +12Open 1S 226-147 (44-39-28)3 NT South down 1 -1003 NT North made 4 +630


73. 2007 USBC QuarterfinalOpenMeltzerClosedDeutsch
Board 80
E-W Vul
S A K J 10 5
H A 4 2
D 9 4
C A 6 2
Baze
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D K
D J
S A
S K
S J
H A
H 2
H 10
C 10
C 2
Smith
North
1 S
3 C


2nd
3
6
8
2
8
9
K
6
4
3
8
Cohler
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
Q
3
4
6
9
J
C 5
A
J
B.Cohen
South
2 S
4 S


4th
4
9
S 10
H 3
H 5
H 8
7
Q
S 7
7
4
Sontag
West
Pass
3 H


Lead
H 7
C 5
S 3
S K
S 5
Deutsch
North
1 NT
3 S


2nd
2
J
D 7
8
9
Bates
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
4
A
4
Q
Kranyak
South
2 S



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





Open 1S +6Open 1S 232-147 (45-39-28)4 S North made 4 +4203 S South made 4 +170


74. 2007 USBC QuarterfinalOpenHarrisClosedEkeblad
Board 38
N-S Vul
S K J 6 5 4
H A K 4
D 7 4 3
C A 8
Gitelman
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
C A
C 8
C Q
C J
S 2
Carmichael
North
1 S
2 D


2nd
A
2
5
H 9
D 9
A
Moss
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
3
K
D 3
S 4
Gerstman
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
2
7
10
6
D 5
Morgan
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
D 8
H J
C A
Ekeblad
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
4
2
2
Harris
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Q
10
3
Rubin
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
3
J
A
10
S A 10 9 3
H 10 9 8
D A 10 9 8
C 10 7
TableS Q 8 7
H J 7 5
D K Q 6 5
C 6 5 2
S 2
H Q 6 3 2
D J 2
C K Q J 9 4 3
Open 1NT +11Open 1S 232-158 (45-40-28)3 C South made 4 +1303 NT North made 4 +630


75. 2007 USBC QuarterfinalOpenSchwartzClosedO'Rourke
Board 28
E-W Vul
S A 10 8 5 2
H Q 8 5
D A K 3
C A 5
Cheek
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
C 4
C 5
Krekorian
North
1 S
2 NT
3 D
5 NT


2nd
Q
3
Grue
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
Casen
South
2 C
3 C
3 NT
6 C


4th
A
9
Berkowitz
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D 9
C A
C 5
D 6
Jacobus
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT



2nd
H 3
9
H 6
K
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
8
4
J
4
O'Rourke
South
2 C
3 C




4th
A
2
Q
S 7 3
H 10 2
D J 8 7 6 5 2
C Q 3 2
TableS Q J 6 4
H K 7 6 4
D Q 10 9 4
C 9
S K 9
H A J 9 3
D
C K J 10 8 7 6 4
Open 1S +10Open 1S 242-158 (46-40-28)6 C South made 6 +9203 NT North made 6 +490


76. 2007 USBC Round of 16ClosedSchuettOpenO'Rourke
Board 53
N-S Vul
S A Q 8 7 4
H K 4
D 9 5 4 2
C A Q
Jacobus
West

AP

Lead
H 10
C 6
S 4
S K
S J
S Q
D 2
H 6
D 4
D.Yang
North
1 S


2nd
3
Q
5
3
6
D 7
8
7
A
O'Rourke
East
Pass


3rd
A
4
10
7
A
H 5
K
K
3
S.Mohan
South
2 S


4th
4
3
2
C 2
H 2
9
J
9
10
Demirev
West

AP

Lead
H 10
H J
D 2
Grue
North
1 NT


2nd
3
K
A
Schuett
East
Pass


3rd
A
Q
Cheek
South
3 NT


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


Open 1S +7Open 1S 249-158 (47-40-28)2 S North made 5 +2003 NT North down 1 -100


77. 2007 Vanderbilt Round of 16OpenBramleyClosedJacobs
Board 56
None Vul
S K 10 9 8 7
H J 10
D A K J
C Q J 10
Rosenberg
West

Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
C 5
S 10
H J
S Q
D 2
S K
H A
C 10
C K
Bramley
North

1 S
Pass
3 H


2nd
2
2
4
Q
H 5
10
A
D 4
8
7
Zia
East

1 NT
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
4
2
S 5
7
A
C 3
8
A
J
Feldman
South
Pass
Dbl
2 S
4 S


4th
10
Q
3
3
6
3
H 4
S 8
6
Fleisher
West

Pass
4 H
AP


Lead
H J
C 5
C 9
D K
D A
H 10
Katz
North

1 NT
Pass



2nd
A
K
4
3
7
Kamil
East

2 C
Pass



3rd
2
7
10
6
2
Jacobs
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl



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






Open 1NT +4Open 1S 249-162 (47-41-29)4 S North down 1 -504 H× West down 1 +100


78. 2007 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedBramleyOpenJacobs
Board 47
N-S Vul
S K Q J 10 6
H K 10 3
D J 7
C A 3 2
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D 6
D 4
D 2
C A
C 2
S A
H 2
S K
Feldman
North
1 S
2 NT
3 S
6 C
6 H



2nd
A
Q
S 10
6
7
3
4
7
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
J
H 6
4
S 5
6
K
Bramley
South
2 D
3 H
5 S
6 D
6 S



4th
7
C 9
5
5
10
2
7
Fleisher
West

Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 7
S 5
S Q
D J
D K
C 4
H 9
D 4
S 10
Zia
North
1 NT
2 S
3 S
Rdbl
5 S
6 H
7 S

2nd
A
4
8
6
3
K
10
9
C 9
Kamil
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
K
H 2
A
7
2
J
S J
D 5
Rosenberg
South
2 C
3 D
4 C
4 NT
5 NT
7 C


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







Open 1S +17Open 1S 266-162 (48-41-29)6 S North made 6 +14307 S North down 3 -300


79. 2007 Vanderbilt Round of 16OpenNickellClosedMilner
Board 25
E-W Vul
S A K J 10 3
H J 5 2
D K 6
C Q 7 3
Dubinin
West

2 D
Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
Q
J
5
7
8
5
6
Q
5
10
Gromov
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
9
Q
4
6
A
S 10
C 4
8
2
K
Freeman
South
Rdbl
2 S
4 S


4th
2
5
K
2
D 2
3
9
3
H 7
Q
6
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H A
H K
D 10
S A
S K
H J
D 6
D 4
S J
Compton
North
1 NT
2 S



2nd
4
Q
J
5
7
6
8
7
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
3
Q
4
6
C 4
A
S 3
8
Milner
South
2 C
4 S



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






Open 1S +10Open 1S 276-162 (49-41-29)4 S North made 4 +4204 S North down 1 -50


80. 2006 USBC Round of 16ClosedSchwartzOpenCayne
Board 89
N-S Vul
S A Q 6 3 2
H K Q 10 5
D K 5
C K 4
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
S 5
S 2
C 5
C 4
C J
Baze
North
1 S
2 H
3 S


2nd
J
4
J
3
6
Q
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
A
K
K
A
Willenken
South
2 C
2 S
4 S


4th
5
10
7
2
7
Hurd
West
Pass
AP



Lead
S J
S 2
H J
H 2
D 3
Cayne
North
1 NT




2nd
5
10
8
A
5
Wooldridge
East
Pass




3rd
8
K
5
10
A
Seamon
South
3 NT




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

Open 1S +1Open 1S 277-162 (50-41-31)4 S North made 6 +6803 NT North made 5 +660


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81. 2006 USBC Round of 16OpenCayneClosedSchwartz
Board 73
N-S Vul
S K J 8 4 3
H A K 9
D 5 2
C A 5 3
Hurd
West
Pass
AP


Lead
H 8
S 3
S 5
Cayne
North
1 S



2nd
6
2
6
Wooldridge
East
3 H



3rd
4
A
K
Seamon
South
4 S



4th
9
7
Reisig
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S 3
S A
S 5
D 5
D K
Schwartz
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
10
2
7
10
3
2
Garozzo
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
2
Q
4
K
6
9
Becker
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
A
6
H 5
H 3
J
4
S 10 7 6
H 4 2
D K Q J
C Q 9 7 6 4
TableS 2
H Q J 8 7 5 3
D A 10 9 3
C 10 8
S A Q 9 5
H 10 6
D 8 7 6 4
C K J 2
Open 1S +1Open 1S 278-162 (51-41-31)4 S North made 5 +6504 S North made 4 +620


82. 2006 USBC Round of 32ClosedFoutOpenOnstott
Board 72
None Vul
S A K J 8 6
H Q 4 3
D A 2
C Q 4 3
Hayden
West
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
H 6
D 6
Ehlers
North
1 S


2nd
5
J
A
Onstott
East
Dbl


3rd
9
K
4
Rengstorff
South
2 S


4th
3
4
5
Fout
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 7
H 8
S K
C 3
C 2
S.Cohen
North
1 NT


2nd
5
4
S 2
Q
6
7
Roman
East
Pass


3rd
K
A
9
3
K
Q
Compton
South
Pass


4th
3
J
Q
4
5
A
S 9 5 4
H K 9 7
D 9 8 6 3
C 10 7 5
TableS Q
H A 10 8 6 2
D K 10 7 4
C A 9 6
S 10 7 3 2
H J 5
D Q J 5
C K J 8 2
Open 1NT +1Open 1S 278-163 (51-42-31)2 S North made 3 +1401 NT North made 4 +180


83. 2006 Spingold Round of 32OpenGrabelClosedMoss
Board 52
Both Vul
S K Q J 8 6
H A 8 3
D A 10
C J 9 8
Moss
West

2 H
AP

Lead
H Q
C 8
H J
H 10
C 5
D A
D 10
D 7
Pollack
North
1 S
Dbl


2nd
A
3
3
6
4
3
8
4
Fallenius
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
7
2
K
5
H 4
6
K
Fleisher
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
2
Q
9
8
9
5
2
Grabel
West

Pass


Lead
D 3
C 8
D 2
C 4
S K
D 9
D 8
C A
S 10
S Q
Sveindal
North
1 NT



2nd
6
6
10
D 4
A
7
C 7
10
7
C 5
Wittes
East
Pass



3rd
J
2
Q
J
3
5
S 2
S 5
9
H 2
Fredin
South
Pass



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




Open 1NT +5Open 1S 278-168 (51-44-32)3 C South down 1 -1001 NT North made 1 +90


84. 2006 Spingold Round of 64OpenKovacichClosedPiasecki
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A 7 4 3 2
H K J 9
D J 2
C A K 3
Jagniewski
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 9
S A
S 2
D 8
S Q
D 5
D K
C 7
C 3
H 3
H A
R.White
North

1 S
4 S

2nd
4
5
9
3
10
Q
7
6
H 2
5
4
Zawislak
East

2 H
AP

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


4th
A
8
J
A
3
2
6
H 8
8
Q
K
Lindop
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
D 2
S 6
S 2
S 10
H A
H Q
C 3
Piasecki
North

1 NT


2nd
3
5
8
9
C 6
4
6
9
Marks
East

Pass


3rd
5
K
A
K
3
C 2
C 5
Q
Brewiak
South
Pass
3 NT


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





Open 1NT +10Open 1S 278-178 (51-45-32)4 S North down 1 -503 NT North made 4 +430


85. 2006 World Championship FinalOpenMeltzerClosedH-Welland
Board 38
N-S Vul
S 9 7 6 5 2
H Q 10 5
D A K J
C K 4
Lindkvist
West

Pass


Lead
C 10
C 8
H 4
C 7
Helness
North
1 S
3 S


2nd
2
K
8
S 6
Fredin
East
3 C
AP


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



4th
4
5
5
9
Sontag
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
S 4
C 2
S K
C 7
H 7
S Q
Bertheau
North
1 NT
Pass
4 D

2nd
A
A
2
K
K
5
Bates
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
4
H 6
D 4
A
D 6
Nystrom
South
3 NT
Rdbl


4th
6
10
8
5
5
10
S K Q J 3
H A 2
D 2
C A J 8 7 6 3
TableS 4
H J 9 7 6 4 3
D 10 9 8 6 4
C 10
S A 10 8
H K 8
D Q 7 5 3
C Q 9 5 2
Open 1S +3Open 1S 281-178 (52-45-32)3 S North down 2 -2004 D North down 3 -300


86. 2006 World Championship FinalClosedH-WellandOpenMeltzer
Board 21
N-S Vul
S A K Q 6 5
H 10 6 3
D 9 5
C A J 5
Sontag
West

AP



Lead
H A
H K
H 8
D A
Nystrom
North
1 S




2nd
7
9
J
Bates
East
Pass




3rd
Q
4
S 3
Bertheau
South
3 S




4th
3
6
10
Fredin
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
H K
H 8
Helness
North
1 NT
2 S
4 C


2nd
7
9
J
Lindkvist
East
Pass
3 C
Pass


3rd
4
Q
S 3
Helgemo
South
2 C
3 S
4 S


4th
3
6
10
S 4 3
H Q 4
D A Q 8 3
C Q 10 9 7 6
TableS 8 2
H A K 8 5 2
D K 2
C 8 4 3 2
S J 10 9 7
H J 9 7
D J 10 7 6 4
C K
Open 1S +3Open 1S 284-178 (53-45-32)3 S North down 1 -1004 S North down 2 -200


87. 2006 World Championship FinalOpenH-WellandClosedMeltzer
Board 12
E-W Vul
S K J 9 7 5
H Q 8 7
D A 5
C A J 5
Helgemo
West

AP

Lead
H A
C 2
H 7
S 6
C 4
S 10
Nystrom
North
1 S


2nd
5
3
4
A
A
8
Helness
East
Pass


3rd
2
7
S 2
5
S 4
C 8
Bertheau
South
4 S


4th
8
J
J
3
6
J
H-Welland
West

Pass

Lead
D Q
S J
D K
H J
H 10
H 9
H A
H 3
D 10
D J
Meltzer
North
1 NT


2nd
3
3
5
7
8
Q
S 6
C 9
7
8
Jacobus
East
Pass


3rd
4
2
2
6
4
K
2
C 8
9
C 4
Larsen
South
Pass


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



Open 1S +2Open 1S 286-178 (54-45-32)4 S North down 2 -1001 NT North down 3 -150


88. 2006 World Championship Round of 16ClosedNickellOpenGartaganis
Board 43
None Vul
S A J 9 6 5
H K 5 4
D 10 7 5
C A 7
Colbert
West

3 C
3 NT

Lead
S 6
D 3
S 10
H 9
S A
S J
S 5
C A
Soloway
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
8
6
7
D 2
D 4
6
Balcombe
East
2 D
3 S


3rd
Q
J
9
K
3
H 2
H 3
3
Hamman
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
K
Q
4
10
C 5
C 2
C 4
8
Meckstroth
West

3 C


Lead
S A
S 9
C J
S J
D 3
D 2
C 4
D K
H 10
J.Gartaganis
North
1 NT
AP


2nd
2
4
A
7
5
9
7
8
2
Rodwell
East
Dbl



3rd
3
Q
6
10
A
C 8
K
H 6
7
N.Gartaganis
South
2 D



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



Open 1S +7Open 1S 293-178 (55-45-32)3 NT West down 3 +1503 C West made 4 -130


89. 2006 World Championship Round of 16ClosedNickellOpenGartaganis
Board 44
N-S Vul
S A K 10 8 5
H Q 7
D J 8
C Q 10 7 6
Balcombe
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
S Q
S 6
S A
D J
H 10
Hamman
North
1 S
2 D
3 C
4 S

2nd
A
3
4
D 9
K
3
Colbert
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
5
K
J
5
A
Soloway
South
2 C
2 NT
3 S


4th
8
2
7
9
2
7
Rodwell
West
Pass
AP



Lead
D 7
C 7
H 3
S 5
S J
S 6
N.Gartaganis
North
1 NT




2nd
5
2
5
7
3
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass




3rd
6
A
Q
Q
8
A
J.Gartaganis
South
3 NT




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

Open 1NT +1Open 1S 293-179 (55-46-32)4 S North made 5 +6503 NT North made 6 +690


90. 2006 World Championship Round of 64OpenSchwartzClosedAngelini
Board 53
N-S Vul
S J 9 8 3 2
H A 9
D K Q J 7
C K 5
Versace
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 8
H 2
H 9
D 9
S A
S K
D 3
D K
C 2
Casen
North
1 S
2 D



2nd
5
6
5
A
2
3
2
H 10
7
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
J
A
Q
7
6
10
J
H J
K
Krekorian
South
1 NT
2 H



4th
A
4
S 5
4
4
H 3
6
5
Sadek
West

Dbl
2 S
AP

Lead
S A
S K
D 3
C 8
D 9
C K
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
3
A
5
2
3
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
10
7
J
J
2
Nunes
South
2 D
Rdbl
3 H


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




Open 1NT +1Open 1S 293-180 (55-47-33)2 H South made 3 +1403 H South made 4 +170


TopMain

91. 2006 World Championship Round of 64ClosedSchwartzOpenAngelini
Board 1
None Vul
S A Q 10 5 2
H 8 7 6
D Q 6
C A 9 5
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 5
S 3
C 9
C Q
C 3
Sadek
North

1 S
2 S

2nd
J
7
8
7
6
J
Versace
East

Pass
AP

3rd
K
9
Q
K
5
A
El Ahmady
South
Pass
2 C


4th
A
6
C 4
2
10
D 2
Schwartz
West

Pass


Lead
H 3
D 4
D 2
D 3
H A
D 9
D 8
Nunes
North

1 NT


2nd
J
Q
7
H 7
9
S 3
S 5
Willenken
East

AP


3rd
Q
A
K
J
4
10
C 4
Fantoni
South
Pass



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

Open 1S +6Open 1S 299-180 (56-47-33)2 S North made 4 +1701 NT North down 1 -50


92. 2006 World Championship QualifyingClosedKoktenOpenMeltzer
Board 13
Both Vul
S Q 5 4 3 2
H K Q 10
D A K 2
C K 3
Helness
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
S 6
S J
S 10
Eskinaz
North
1 S
2 NT


2nd
2
H 3
3
4
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
7
8
S.Aluf
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
3
2
D 8
Kokten
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
D Q
C K
C 3
C Q
C 10
D 8
H 3
D K
S 4
H 5
Larsen
North
1 NT
3 C


2nd
3
4
5
H 6
H 4
5
7
S 7
8
8
T.Aluf
East
Pass
AP


3rd
7
2
A
S 2
S 3
2
K
9
C 6
Meltzer
South
2 NT



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




Open 1NT +8Open 1S 299-188 (56-48-33)3 NT South down 2 -2003 C North made 5 +150


93. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA2ClosedItaly
Board 8
None Vul
S K Q 9 5 3
H K 3
D 10 9 7
C K J 2
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass
5 C

Lead
S A
C A
C 4
C J
S K
D K
D 5
D J
H 2
Moss
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
7
9
S 6
6
C 7
2
4
9
Bocchi
East
2 C
Dbl


3rd
5
8
Q
S 2
4
3
A
6
Gitelman
South
4 S
Pass


4th
C 3
2
K
10
10
10
7
8
Hampson
West
Pass
3 D
5 C

Lead
S A
D 5
C Q
H Q
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
7
4
2
K
Greco
East
2 NT
4 C


3rd
3
J
4
A
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass


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



Open 1S +10Open 1S 309-188 (57-48-35)5 C East down 1 +505 C East made 5 -400


94. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedSwedenOpenItaly
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q 9 7 3
H A Q
D 3 2
C 10 8 6 5
Lauria
West

Dbl
Pass


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


2nd
4
4
7
8
9
A
2
Versace
East
Pass
3 D
AP


3rd
J
2
6
10
D 3
5
A
Lindkvist
South
2 NT
4 C



4th
A
H 2
5
H 8
10
9
4
Bertheau
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 8
S K
H A
S 3
S A
H K
D K
C 9
C 4
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
4 S

2nd
Q
4
3
8
H 9
J
10
3
5
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
6
10
7
D 2
3
K
J
Fantoni
South
2 D
2 S
3 D


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




Open 1S +1Open 1S 310-188 (58-48-35)4 S North made 5 +4504 S South made 4 +420


95. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedChinaOpenPortugal
Board 8
None Vul
S K J 10 7 3
H A 8 5
D K 7
C Q 8 6
Luis
West

2 S
AP

Lead
H 4
D K
H 6
C 3
D Q
D 2
H 8
D 9
S K
Dai
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
A
3
5
A
5
8
3
J
2
Paz
East
2 H
3 H


3rd
K
4
Q
4
7
C 8
C 2
C Q
5
L.Yang
South
Dbl
4 C


4th
9
A
7
6
6
10
10
S 6
Zhao
West

AP


Lead
H K
H Q
S 2
S 9
D 6
Castanheira
North
1 NT



2nd
7
9
5
J
2
Fu
East
Pass



3rd
10
6
A
Q
A
Pessoa
South
3 NT



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



Open 1S +5Open 1S 315-188 (59-48-35)4 C South made 4 +1303 NT North down 1 -50


96. 2005 USBC QuarterfinalClosedMahaffeyOpenWelland
Board 51
E-W Vul
S A K 8 5 4
H A J
D Q 9 3
C 7 5 3
Rosenberg
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
S A
S K
H J
D 4
S J
S Q
D 5
D K
H 10
C 5
C Q
C 6
Willenken
North
1 S
2 C


2nd
2
7
H 3
Q
6
4
5
9
H 7
9
8
A
7
Zia
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
3
6
5
A
D 8
C 9
J
2
C 2
K
3
H 6
Cohler
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
2
10
8
3
9
D 7
10
Q
S 8
4
J
10
Mahaffey
West

Pass


Lead
H 4
C 3
S 3
S 4
D 2
D 4
H 8
D K
D 8
H 10
H 6
C 9
S J
Fallenius
North
1 NT



2nd
2
8
10
H 3
3
7
J
10
H 7
9
S 6
10
A
Shenkin
East
Pass



3rd
K
K
K
9
J
A
Q
5
C 4
C 6
S 2
A
C J
Welland
South
Pass



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







Open 1S +2Open 1S 317-188 (60-49-37)2 S North down 2 -1001 NT North down 3 -150


97. 2004 Olympiad SemifinalOpenItalyClosedChina
Board 56
None Vul
S Q 9 5 4 2
H A K
D Q J 7
C K 8 6
X.Li
West
Pass
2 D

Lead
H A
H K
C 6
H Q
H 10
C 8
D A
D 6
Bocchi
North
1 S
AP

2nd
2
3
10
J
D 2
A
4
Sun
East
Dbl


3rd
9
8
Q
S 2
D 7
2
3
Duboin
South
Pass


4th
7
6
7
4
5
9
Q
Versace
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
S 5
S A
H 3
S Q
S 9
S 2
C 6
H Q
H 10
M.Shi
North
1 NT


2nd
8
K
J
9
H 2
H 4
D 6
10
J
Lauria
East
Pass


3rd
7
10
6
6
C 2
C 3
D 4
Q
C 8
Zhuang
South
Pass


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



Open 1NT +5Open 1S 317-193 (60-50-37)2 D West made 2 -901 NT North made 2 +120


98. 2004 Olympiad SemifinalOpenItalyClosedChina
Board 33
None Vul
S K 9 8 4 3
H A 5 4
D A K
C J 9 3
X.Li
West
Pass
2 NT
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C 3
C 8
D 3
C 10
D 9
H 7
D 10
H 8
Lauria
North
1 S
Pass
Dbl
Pass

2nd
7
5
Q
K
S 2
Q
10
4
Sun
East
Pass
3 C
Pass
Dbl

3rd
2
A
9
S 5
4
S 8
2
H 5
Versace
South
2 S
Pass
3 S
AP

4th
A
2
7
8
J
S J
4
S 6
Fantoni
West
Pass
AP



Lead
S Q
S 3
C 5
C 2
S 10
C 7
C 6
C 4
Zhuang
North
1 NT




2nd
2
J
8
9
D 3
D 7
H 4
H 5
Nunes
East
2 C




3rd
D 2
7
Q
10
4
K
H 7
M.Shi
South
3 NT




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




Open 1NT +5Open 1S 317-198 (60-51-37)3 S× North down 2 -3003 NT North down 2 -100


99. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedCanadaOpenItaly
Board 5
N-S Vul
S A K Q 9 7
H A 2
D 9 5 4
C 10 7 2
Versace
West

Pass
3 S

Lead
S 3
H A
S K
H 2
D A
D 2
Richardson
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
6
4
K
7
H 4
Lauria
East
2 C
3 D
4 D

3rd
Q
10
6
3
3
10
Jotcham
South
2 S
Pass
AP

4th
5
5
8
8
4
5
Priebe
West

Dbl
2 NT

Lead
S K
S Q
S A
S 9
S 7
H A
C 7
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass

2nd
4
5
D 2
C 4
C 5
6
Q
Mackay
East
Dbl
Pass
3 NT

3rd
10
3
6
C 3
H 4
3
A
Nunes
South
2 D
Pass
AP

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

Open 1NT +3Open 1S 317-201 (60-52-37)4 D East down 1 +503 NT West down 3 +150


100. 2004 Spingold SemifinalClosedSpectorOpenKamil
Board 61
Both Vul
S A 10 9 8 4
H A 10 6
D 9 7
C A 8 4
Bertheau
West

2 H

Lead
D 4
C Q
C 10
C 7
G.Wolpert
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
Q
4
8
A
Nystrom
East
Pass
2 NT

3rd
7
2
9
6
Demuy
South
1 NT
AP

4th
2
5
3
H 2
B.Cohen
West

2 S

Lead
D 7
S 2
S Q
S 10
C 2
S 9
S 8
H 6
Fantoni
North
1 NT
AP

2nd
2
4
6
J
3
3
7
9
Smith
East
2 H


3rd
3
K
H 3
D 4
Q
D 5
H 4
J
Nunes
South
Pass


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

Open 1NT +6Open 1S 317-207 (60-53-40)2 NT East made 2 -1202 S West down 1 +100


Only 100 of the 183 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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