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Open 1S vs. Pass

One team opened one spade and the other passed

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-2012Pass99270-220 = 55.1040-35-24 = 52.53
2005-2012Pass162441-405 = 52.1362-63-37 = 49.69
2001-2012Pass218556-530 = 51.2085-83-50 = 50.46
1996-2012Pass258692-665 = 50.99104-97-57 = 51.36


1. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedCanadaOpenMonaco
Board 67
E-W Vul
S A J 9 7 6 3
H Q 10 7 6 4
D
C J 2
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D A
H 6
S Q
H K
H J
S 5
S A
Demuy
North
1 S
4 D
6 H



2nd
H 4
5
4
C 8
C 4
2
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
A
3
7
10
J
L'Ecuyer
South
2 H
4 NT
7 H



4th
3
D 7
8
8
9
10
Korbel
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
H 4
D 9
C J
C 2
H 9
S Q
H J
S 5
Helgemo
North
Pass
2 C
4 D
5 D


2nd
H Q
5
8
9
A
K
2
C 8
4
Miles
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
H 6
3
Q
C 7
3
10
J
Helness
South
1 NT
2 H
4 NT
6 H


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





Open 1S +11Open 1S 11-0 (1-0-1)7 H South made 7 +15106 H South made 6 +980


2. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenPolandClosedDenmark
Board 64
N-S Vul
S Q 9 8 5 4
H A 8 6 2
D A
C J 10 9
Bjarnarson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
H K
H Q
D 2
C 9
D Q
H A
S 4
Buras
North
1 S
2 H
4 H
5 D


2nd
H 7
3
9
5
5
8
J
2
Askgaard
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
2
6
A
H 10
H 8
D 4
A
Narkiewicz
South
2 D
3 H
4 S
6 H


4th
10
4
5
3
2
6
C 3
3
Zmudzinski
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C A
S K
D 2
S 5
D 4
S Q
H 2
D Q
Schaltz
North
Pass
2 C
4 D
4 S


2nd
S 6
3
5
J
J
C 7
4
8
Balicki
East
1 C
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
2
4
A
A
S 8
H 7
K
S 9
L.Blakset
South
Dbl
3 C
4 H



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




Open 1S +13Open 1S 24-0 (2-0-2)6 H North made 7 +14604 S North made 7 +710


3. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenNorwayClosedRussia
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 10 7 6 3 2
H A Q 6 4 3
D J
C K 6
Kholomeev
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
D J
C 9
S K
C 4
H Q
H 3
C 3
Charlsen
North
1 S
2 H
3 H
4 H

2nd
7
A
10
2
H A
5
8
Khiuppenen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
J
4
5
2
10
Hoftaniska
South
2 D
2 NT
4 C


4th
K
2
6
Q
A
7
J
Svendsen
West
Pass
1 S
AP


Lead
S 4
D 2
S 9
D K
H 7
D 6
Dubinin
North
Pass
2 H



2nd
Q
J
H 2
H 9
3
C 4
Berg
East
Pass
2 S



3rd
K
A
5
S 6
5
H 4
Gromov
South
1 D
4 H



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



Pass +14Open 1S 24-14 (2-1-2)4 H North down 3 -3004 H North made 4 +620


4. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedTurkeyOpenIsrael
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J 7 5 3 2
H K 8 7
D 7
C A 5 3
Ginossar
West

2 NT



Lead
S 5
S 6
S 3
D 2
D A
D 6
D K
D 5
H 4
H A
Kokten
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
4
10
C 10
7
3
10
S 2
H 7
8
9
Pachtman
East
2 H
3 NT



3rd
K
J
C 4
J
4
Q
9
C K
Q
6
O.Aker
South
Pass
AP



4th
8
9
A
8
C 3
C 5
C 8
C 7
5
K
Yilmaz
West

1 NT
Dbl
3 NT

Lead
S 5
S 6
S 3
D 2
D J
D 9
D K
D 5
H 4
Liran
North
Pass
2 S
Pass
AP

2nd
4
10
H 2
7
8
10
S 7
H 8
7
Gur
East
1 H
Pass
3 D


3rd
K
Q
C 7
A
4
Q
6
C 10
A
Friedlander
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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





Pass +3Open 1S 24-17 (2-2-2)3 NT West down 1 +1003 NT West down 2 +200


5. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenIsraelClosedMonaco
Board 1
None Vul
S K 7 6 5 4
H K 10 8 6 4
D A 8
C 2
Helgemo
West

3 NT


Lead
H 6
H A
H 9
H 10
Pachtman
North
1 S
AP


2nd
3
2
J
D 5
Helness
East
2 D



3rd
Q
4
K
C 5
Ginossar
South
Pass



4th
7
5
D 3
Bareket
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
8
4
K
4
3
7
C 4
6
J
C 6
K
Lengy
East
3 D
Pass


3rd
10
10
C 3
J
A
6
S 5
C 9
2
C Q
C A
Nunes
South
Pass
4 C


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





Open 1S +7Open 1S 31-17 (3-2-2)3 NT West down 2 +1004 C South down 4 -200


6. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenRussiaClosedItaly
Board 5
N-S Vul
S A Q 10 8 7
H 10 9 5
D A
C 7 5 3 2
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
S 10
S 9
Khiuppenen
North
1 S
2 S
3 C


2nd
6
4
3
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
Q
Kholomeev
South
2 C
2 NT
4 S


4th
A
2
D 3
Dubinin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
S 6
S 7
S 9
C 3
D 5
H 10
Bocchi
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT


2nd
2
2
5
J
8
2
6
Gromov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
Q
K
A
J
A
7
Madala
South
1 NT
2 S
4 S


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


Pass +1Open 1S 31-18 (3-3-2)4 S North made 4 +6204 S South made 5 +650


7. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedFranceOpenAustria
Board 24
None Vul
S Q 10 9 8 6
H A 10 3
D A 9 3
C Q 10
C.Terraneo
West

Dbl
4 H

Lead
S 7
H 5
H 3
D 6
H J
C 2
C J
C 8
S 2
S J
Lorenzini
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
Q
7
10
10
5
S 6
4
Q
Lindermann
East
Pass
3 H


3rd
8
K
C 6
K
4
A
K
H 6
A
5
Rombaut
South
1 NT
Pass


4th
K
A
9
3
C 3
4
Q
7
9
D 2
Quantin
West

1 NT
2 H

Lead
S 10
H J
H 9
C 10
Fucik
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
A
J
Bompis
East
Pass
2 D
3 NT

3rd
7
4
5
4
Purkarthofer
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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




Open 1S +1Open 1S 32-18 (4-3-2)4 H East made 4 -4203 NT West made 5 -460


8. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedNew ZealandOpenTaipei
Board 28
E-W Vul
S A 9 5 3 2
H Q 6 2
D 7 3
C A 10 7
Ck.Liu
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
D 7
H A
H 4
H 5
Ware
North
1 S
2 NT


2nd
8
A
7
9
Q
Chung
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
3
K
J
Tislevoll
South
2 D
4 S


4th
A
4
2
6
C 9
Bach
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
S J
D K
D Q
S 10
C 4
S A
S 9
Huang
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
K
4
9
4
8
C 2
H 4
Cornell
East
1 C
Dbl


3rd
7
7
3
8
Q
6
H 7
Cd.Wu
South
1 D
2 S


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

Pass +6Open 1S 32-24 (4-4-2)4 S North down 1 -502 S North made 4 +170


9. 2012 USBC FinalOpenDiamondClosedNickell
Board 108
E-W Vul
S J 9
H 9 4
D Q 5 4 3
C 9 8 5 3 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
2 H

Lead
S J
S 7
H 2
C J
H J
H 10
Hampson
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
2
K
Q
9
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
K
9
7
9
3
Greco
South
2 C
Pass


4th
4
A
4
D 2
A
Gitelman
West

Dbl
3 NT

Lead
C 8
S 4
D 2
C 3
D K
D 8
D 9
H 5
Zia
North
Pass
Rdbl
AP

2nd
H 2
9
7
H 3
3
4
S 7
K
Moss
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
10
A
J
6
6
A
S 2
Hamman
South
1 NT
2 C


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


Pass +10Pass 34-32 (5-4-2)2 H West made 4 -1703 NT West down 3 +300


10. 2012 USBC FinalClosedDiamondOpenNickell
Board 73
E-W Vul
S A Q J 7 3
H Q 8 2
D J 9 8
C J 6
Rodwell
West

AP



Lead
C 4
S K
S 4
S Q
S J
S 7
D 8
C 3
C 7
C 2
C 5
Moss
North
1 S




2nd
6
2
5
D 3
H 9
H 10
A
K
D 9
H 5
H 6
Meckstroth
East
Pass




3rd
8
3
A
D 6
D 7
D 4
10
A
9
D 2
D Q
Gitelman
South
1 NT




4th
Q
6
9
10
8
C 10
5
J
H 4
D J
H 2
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
D J
C A
C 4
S K
S J
D 8
C 3
S 10
C 7
Hamman
North
Pass
1 S
2 C
2 NT

2nd
Q
3
6
J
5
H 10
A
H 4
7
D 9
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
4
9
2
A
D 6
10
10
H 9
8
Zia
South
1 D
1 NT
2 D


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






Open 1S +4Open 1S 36-34 (5-5-2)1 NT South down 1 -502 NT South down 4 -200


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11. 2012 USBC FinalOpenDiamondClosedNickell
Board 40
None Vul
S A 7 6 4 3 2
H Q 7 2
D 2
C A 10 9
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 5
D 4
C 9
D 6
H Q
C 5
H K
Diamond
North
1 S
3 H
3 NT
4 H


2nd
2
7
7
8
5
10
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
H 2
K
H 7
3
J
Platnick
South
2 H
3 S
4 D



4th
A
3
3
10
A
Q
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
S 2
H 4
H 2
D 5
D 4
S 3
H K
C 2
C 10
C Q
D K
D 6
Katz
North
Pass
2 C
2 S
4 D
6 H

2nd
A
K
10
9
2
7
9
C 5
6
7
D 8
9
J
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
H 3
Q
6
10
H 7
H 8
S 4
A
K
9
S 6
S 7
Nickell
South
1 H
2 D
3 C
5 C


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









Open 1S +11Open 1S 47-34 (6-5-2)4 H South made 5 +4506 H South down 1 -50


12. 2012 USBC SemifinalClosedMilnerOpenNickell
Board 114
N-S Vul
S A J 9 6 2
H 7 6 5
D A 10 9 2
C 5
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
C 6
C 3
D 2
D 3
Bathurst
North
1 S
2 D
5 C


2nd
2
A
Q
J
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
4
D 9
K
10
J.Lall
South
2 C
4 H
5 D


4th
5
5
2
4
Q
G.Wolpert
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
D 8
C 5
H 4
H 10
H 9
H 8
S 3
D 10
D 7
Hamman
North
Pass
1 S
3 D


2nd
5
4
2
6
D 3
S 2
S 6
A
Q
6
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
A
J
A
Q
S 5
S 7
10
K
9
Zia
South
1 C
3 C
3 NT


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





Open 1S +12Open 1S 59-34 (7-5-2)5 D North made 5 +6003 NT South down 1 -100


13. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenNickellClosedMilner
Board 93
Both Vul
S A Q 10 7 5
H 8 7 2
D 9 3
C A 10 9
Bathurst
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D A
S 3
H 3
S J
H 2
C 7
Rodwell
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
3
5
5
8
4
J.Lall
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
5
9
8
2
J
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
6
K
A
A
Q
Katz
West

1 NT
2 D

Lead
C 4
D Q
D 10
D 8
S 5
H J
D 5
S 6
H 8
G.Wolpert
North
Pass
Dbl
2 H

2nd
9
K
9
6
9
5
H 3
A
4
Nickell
East
1 D
2 C
AP

3rd
K
A
J
7
K
7
H Q
J
9
Kranyak
South
1 H
Pass


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



Open 1S +5Open 1S 64-34 (8-5-2)2 H South made 2 +1102 H South down 1 -100


14. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenMilnerClosedNickell
Board 33
None Vul
S A J 10 7 5
H A 10 7
D 10 7 3
C Q 3
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
H K
S K
S 6
S J
H Q
H 6
S 10
S 7
J.Lall
North
1 S
3 H


2nd
3
2
2
8
9
5
8
D 2
D 8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
7
5
A
H 4
10
A
D 9
D Q
Bathurst
South
2 H
4 H


4th
K
3
4
3
Q
J
C 5
D 4
D 5
G.Wolpert
West
Pass
1 S
Pass

Lead
C 10
S K
S 6
S J
C 8
D 2
D 4
H K
H 6
Nickell
North
Pass
Dbl
2 H

2nd
3
2
8
9
Q
Q
7
2
5
Kranyak
East
1 C
2 C
AP

3rd
4
5
A
D 9
A
A
K
7
A
Katz
South
1 H
Pass


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



Open 1S +6Open 1S 70-34 (9-5-2)4 H South made 4 +4202 H South made 4 +170


15. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenFleisherClosedLee
Board 93
Both Vul
S A Q J 9 5
H 10 2
D 6
C K 7 6 5 2
H.Weinstein
West

2 H
Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 9
D Q
D J
H 5
H 3
D K
S 3
S 9
D 8
H 6
Levin
North
1 S
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
2
5
A
10
J
7
4
2
10
S J
Garner
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
6
C 2
K
8
C 5
Q
D 3
C 6
4
Weinstein
South
2 C
Dbl
3 D


4th
A
4
9
7
S 5
C Q
8
7
C 8
Kamil
West

1 H
Pass


Lead
H K
D 9
D 5
S 3
S A
H 10
D Q
Demirev
North
Pass
Pass
2 S


2nd
7
K
C 5
4
8
3
7
Fleisher
East
1 C
2 C
AP


3rd
9
A
4
Q
C 3
J
S 5
Lee
South
1 D
2 D



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





Pass +8Open 1S 70-42 (9-6-2)3 D× South down 1 -2002 S North made 3 +140


16. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenLeeClosedFleisher
Board 104
None Vul
S J 9 8 6 2
H
D A K 5 2
C Q 10 9 4
Weinstein
West

3 C
Pass




Lead
C J
C A
D 8
C 10
S 3
H.Weinstein
North
1 S
Dbl
4 S




2nd
2
9
A
S 10
A
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
AP




3rd
K
D Q
7
S K
2
Garner
South
2 NT
3 H





4th
4
6
3
3
5
Lee
West

2 C
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
Kamil
North
Pass
3 C
4 D
5 C
5 NT
6 S

2nd
4
9
Demirev
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
J
Fleisher
South
1 S
3 H
4 H
Pass
6 H


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


Open 1S +11Open 1S 81-42 (10-6-2)4 S North made 4 +4206 S South down 2 -100


17. 2012 USBC Round of 16ClosedWolfsonOpenMilner
Board 114
E-W Vul
S K 8 3
H Q 10 8 3
D J
C A 7 6 4 2
J.Lall
West

AP



Lead
D 5
H 6
H 2
H J
C K
H 8
Rosenberg
North
1 S




2nd
2
10
5
Q
3
Bathurst
East
Pass




3rd
A
K
A
S 5
8
Willenken
South
4 S




4th
J
4
3
7
A
Bramley
West

1 H
2 C
2 NT

Lead
S 4
S 8
D 5
D 4
S A
S 10
H 4
C 5
C 8
C 6
G.Wolpert
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Q
2
H 3
J
D 8
9
3
A
K
Compton
East
1 D
1 NT
2 D


3rd
K
6
A
9
3
C 4
10
Q
10
H 5
Kranyak
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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





Pass +6Open 1S 81-48 (10-7-3)4 S North down 3 -1502 NT East down 1 +100


18. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedUSA2OpenNetherlands
Board 68
Both Vul
S A 10 8 7 4
H K 8 6 2
D 5
C Q J 8
Verhees
West

Dbl
3 H

Lead
C J
S 3
D 5
H 5
H 4
H 7
Grue
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
K
J
A
3
6
C 7
v.Prooijen
East
Dbl
3 D


3rd
A
A
2
A
J
10
J.Lall
South
2 S
Pass


4th
2
6
9
2
9
K
Wooldridge
West

3 NT


Lead
S 2
S 4
S 3
S 10
S 8
C J
C 7
Brink
North
Pass
AP


2nd
K
9
C 2
H 7
H J
K
9
Hurd
East
1 NT



3rd
A
Q
7
5
D 10
A
Q
Drijver
South
Pass



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

Pass +10Open 1S 81-58 (10-8-4)3 H West made 3 -1403 NT East down 3 +300


19. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedNetherlandsOpenUSA2
Board 13
Both Vul
S K J 8 6 3 2
H J 10 9 5 3
D K 5
C
Wooldridge
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
S 5
H 6
H 4
D 2
S 2
D 8
C 5
S 6
Drijver
North
1 S
3 H
4 S

2nd
A
10
Q
9
7
4
5
3
A
Hurd
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
J
A
2
K
D 3
9
S 3
C 8
Brink
South
2 H
3 S


4th
H 3
Q
5
K
4
7
10
J
9
de Wijs
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
H 4
S 5
H 7
C 10
S K
Bathurst
North
Pass
1 S
2 S

2nd
K
5
10
D 2
S 2
A
Muller
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
2
J
S 7
2
D 3
Zagorin
South
1 D
2 C


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



Pass +6Open 1S 81-64 (10-9-4)4 S North down 1 -1002 S North made 3 +140


20. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedNetherlandsOpenItaly
Board 39
Both Vul
S A Q 8 7 3
H 3
D Q 9 8 3 2
C J 9
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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


3rd
J
3
A
9
8
C 7
4
J
6
D 9
D Q
Muller
South
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
K
K
D 2
2
C 9
S 7
8
3
10
D 4
D 5
Verhees
West
Pass
4 H
Dbl




Lead
H Q
D 4
C J
S J
D A
C 6
C 4
S 7
C Q
S 8
Versace
North
Pass
4 S
AP




2nd
2
10
3
5
K
10
S Q
6
S 9
v.Prooijen
East
2 D
Pass





3rd
4
J
K
3
6
A
H 6
10
S A
Lauria
South
3 C
Pass





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








Pass +3Open 1S 81-67 (10-10-4)3 NT South down 3 -3004 S× North down 1 -200


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21. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalClosedUSA2OpenSweden
Board 80
E-W Vul
S Q 8 5 4 2
H Q J 9 6 4
D A 5
C 5
Fredin
West
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
2
10
2
2
4
8
H 4
Q
3
D 9
9
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
9
7
9
7
S 3
K
S 10
S 5
A
J.Lall
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
6
A
5
S 2
K
4
S 4
10
10
6
Wooldridge
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
D 5
D J
C 10
S 2
H 2
H 8
C 7
S 4
Nystrom
North
Pass
Dbl
2 H

2nd
2
10
6
Q
3
Q
7
H 9
9
Hurd
East
1 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
3
K
C 5
K
10
A
K
3
A
Upmark
South
Pass
2 D


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






Open 1S +5Open 1S 86-67 (11-10-4)2 S North made 2 +1102 H North down 2 -100


22. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalClosedIsraelOpenUSA1
Board 37
E-W Vul
S A K 7 6 3
H 10 9 4 3
D 5 3
C K 9
Fleisher
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
D 10
D 7
C 3
C 9
C Q
C J
C 10
C 4
Zack
North
1 S
2 H
3 D


2nd
3
J
H 3
2
7
8
H 7
D 8
Kamil
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
2
K
A
H 4
H 9
H 10
Barel
South
2 C
2 S
3 NT


4th
6
5
Q
5
6
S 2
S 4
D 9
Pachtman
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D A
Levin
North
Pass
3 S



2nd
Ginossar
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
Weinstein
South
3 C
4 C



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




Open 1S +11Open 1S 97-67 (12-10-4)3 NT South made 5 +4604 C South down 1 -50


23. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedIndiaOpenSweden
Board 25
N-S Vul
S A J 9 3 2
H Q 7 4
D 9 6 2
C A 4
Fredin
West
Pass
2 NT

Lead
H 4
D 3
Majumdar
North
1 S
AP

2nd
K
7
Fallenius
East
2 D


3rd
2
J
Kushari
South
Dbl


4th
3
2
Vaidya
West
Pass


Lead
C 6
Cullin
North
Pass


2nd
Goel
East
2 D


3rd
Upmark
South
AP


4th
S Q 10 8
H A 10 6 5 3
D Q J
C Q 3 2
TableS 7 5 4
H K
D A K 10 5 4 3
C 10 7 5
S K 6
H J 9 8 2
D 8 7
C K J 9 8 6
Pass +5Open 1S 97-72 (12-11-5)2 NT West made 2 -1202 D East down 1 +50


24. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenSwedenClosedUSA1
Board 29
Both Vul
S Q J 7 6 5
H K 8 5 4
D J 7
C K 4
Weinstein
West

Dbl
Pass


Lead
D 3
H 6
S Q
D 2
H 10
S 4
C K
C 4
Nystrom
North
1 S
Pass
2 H


2nd
4
7
A
5
4
8
3
10
Levin
East
Pass
2 D
3 D


3rd
J
9
K
A
3
J
2
A
Bertheau
South
1 NT
Dbl
AP


4th
K
K
9
7
A
3
7
8
Fredin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
D Q
D 9
S 5
S 4
C 10
S J
H Q
C 4
C 5
H 5
C 6
H J
Martel
North
Pass
1 S
2 C
2 H

2nd
3
J
8
2
9
J
3
K
3
8
6
9
S 7
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
K
4
K
Q
Q
C 2
3
A
H 8
A
S 6
S 10
Stansby
South
1 C
1 NT
2 D


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








Open 1S +5Open 1S 102-72 (13-11-5)3 D East down 1 +1002 H North down 1 -100


25. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNew ZealandClosedPoland
Board 5
N-S Vul
S J 4
H 7 3
D A Q J 6
C J 9 8 7 6
Martens
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
D 7
S J
D K
D 10
D J
C 6
C 3
S 3
Newell
North
1 S
2 C


2nd
3
3
K
5
8
H J
4
7
Jassem
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
Q
A
6
A
C 2
10
Q
Reid
South
1 NT
2 NT


4th
Q
4
2
2
9
H 4
A
5
Bach
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
S 4
H 4
S A
D K
D 7
D Q
D A
C 7
S K
H 6
Narkiewicz
North
Pass
1 D
1 NT

2nd
5
3
7
7
3
5
4
H 2
Q
C 5
Cornell
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
9
8
C 8
6
J
10
S Q
2
H 10
Buras
South
1 C
1 H


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





Open 1S +1Open 1S 103-72 (14-11-5)2 NT South made 2 +1201 NT North made 1 +90


26. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedBjarnarsonOpenMonaco
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 8 7 5 2
H K J 2
D K 9
C K 9 5
Multon
West

Pass

Lead
H 9
H 10
S 5
D 7
H 3
Bjarnarson
North
1 S
3 S

2nd
5
K
A
2
J
Zimmermann
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
6
3
A
S 6
Askgaard
South
3 C


4th
2
7
10
9
8
Schaltz
West

1 NT

Lead
S 2
D A
D Q
S 5
D J
Helgemo
North
Pass
AP

2nd
6
9
K
A
M.Madsen
East
Pass


3rd
Q
4
5
3
Helness
South
Pass


4th
K
2
8
10
S K 10
H A 10 4 3
D A Q 3
C Q 8 7 6
TableS A 6
H 9 6
D J 10 7 6 5 4
C J 10 2
S Q 9 4 3
H Q 8 7 5
D 8 2
C A 4 3
Open 1S +1Open 1S 104-72 (15-11-5)3 S North down 1 -1001 NT West made 2 -120


27. 2011 USBC SemifinalOpenDiamondClosedWelland
Board 95
N-S Vul
S A K 10 7 2
H J 6
D J 7 5
C Q J 10
Bramley
West

2 C
2 S
3 NT

Lead
C 6
D 3
D A
D 8
D 10
D 6
H 2
H 4
Diamond
North
1 S
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
K
7
2
H 3
S 7
S 2
6
8
Welland
East
1 NT
2 D
2 NT


3rd
Q
K
4
Q
C 2
S 8
K
A
Platnick
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
5
9
5
J
H 5
S 9
7
J
Gitelman
West

1 NT



Lead
C Q
D 4
D K
D 8
D 10
D 6
H 2
H 4
Chambers
North
Pass
AP



2nd
2
5
9
H 3
S 7
S 2
6
9
Moss
East
1 S




3rd
8
A
3
Q
C 4
C 5
K
A
Schermer
South
Pass




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



Pass +6Open 1S 104-78 (15-12-6)3 NT East made 4 -4301 NT West made 4 -180


28. 2011 USBC SemifinalClosedWellandOpenDiamond
Board 80
E-W Vul
S K Q 9 8 3
H 3
D J 9 8 7 2
C K 8
Hampson
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
C 7
D 7
C 2
D 4
C 3
H 10
S A
Welland
North
1 S
2 H
3 H
3 NT
4 H


2nd
2
5
6
8
Q
D 8
K
6
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
9
K
6
2
S 2
Q
Bramley
South
2 C
2 S
3 S
4 D
4 S


4th
3
K
A
Q
5
A
D 9
Schermer
West
Pass
Pass
3 C




Lead
H 3
D 6
D Q
D 3
H K
S A
H 2
D 9
C 2
Platnick
North
Pass
2 H
Dbl




2nd
A
K
7
8
Q
6
D 10
S 7
K
Chambers
East
Pass
Dbl
AP




3rd
5
A
5
C 6
S 3
8
C 8
C 5
7
Diamond
South
1 NT
Rdbl





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






Pass +6Open 1S 104-84 (15-13-6)4 S North down 1 -503 C× West down 1 +200


29. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalOpenBathurstClosedNickell
Board 120
None Vul
S A J 6 5 4
H 9 3
D J 6
C K Q 9 3
Rodwell
West

Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
C J
D J
C 10
D 6
D 4
H 3
D 5
Grue
North
1 S
3 C
Pass


2nd
2
K
6
Q
9
J
8
Meckstroth
East
2 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
3
5
A
C 9
K
C 3
J.Lall
South
Dbl
3 H
4 C


4th
K
2
Q
10
H 2
5
Wooldridge
West

2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
H J
H 7
D J
S 7
D 6
D 3
C J
D 5
S 4
C 8
Zia
North
Pass
2 S
3 H


2nd
3
K
Q
Q
8
K
9
A
8
10
5
Hurd
East
1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
6
C 3
4
K
A
C 9
4
C K
C 2
Hamman
South
Pass
3 D
4 C


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






Open 1S +5Open 1S 109-84 (16-13-6)4 C North made 4 +1304 C South down 1 -50


30. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalOpenJacobsClosedWelland
Board 48
E-W Vul
S A 10 9 8 2
H K 5
D 4 2
C K 10 4 2
Welland
West
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
S K
S Q
Wold
North
1 S


2nd
A
4
5
Bramley
East
2 H


3rd
9
2
8
Jacobus
South
4 S


4th
4
6
J
Casen
West
Pass
2 H

Lead
H A
H Q
S 10
S 3
C 2
Schermer
North
Pass
4 S

2nd
3
10
6
5
J
Krekorian
East
1 H
AP

3rd
7
J
K
A
Chambers
South
Dbl


4th
5
K
4
J
S 5 4
H J 8 7
D K J 9 6 3
C 9 6 3
TableS J 6
H A Q 9 6 4 2
D A 10 8 7
C J
S K Q 7 3
H 10 3
D Q 5
C A Q 8 7 5
Pass +1Open 1S 109-85 (16-14-6)4 S North made 4 +4204 S North made 5 +450


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31. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalOpenJacobsClosedWelland
Board 45
Both Vul
S A 8 6 5 3
H 9 8 7 3
D 4
C A Q 2
Welland
West

3 H



Lead
D 4
C 4
H A
H K
H 10
D K
S 3
C 5
S A
Wold
North
1 S
AP



2nd
Q
3
7
3
8
A
10
D 2
J
Bramley
East
Pass




3rd
7
H 2
D 3
D 5
D 9
H 9
Q
A
7
Jacobus
South
1 NT




4th
8
2
4
5
Q
J
2
6
4
Casen
West

1 H
2 H
4 H

Lead
D 4
C 4
H A
H K
H J
C 5
C Q
D 5
S 6
Schermer
North
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
3
3
7
8
D 6
K
10
10
Krekorian
East
Pass
Dbl
2 NT


3rd
7
H 2
C 6
C 8
D 3
A
7
A
Q
Chambers
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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




Pass +3Open 1S 109-88 (16-15-6)3 H West down 1 +1004 H West down 2 +200


32. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedDiamondOpenDeutsch
Board 11
None Vul
S K 9 8 5 4 3
H A Q 9
D Q
C 10 9 2
Deutsch
West
Pass
2 H



Lead
S 10
S 9
H K
S 8
Diamond
North
1 S
2 S



2nd
J
Q
4
A
Larsen
East
Dbl
3 NT



3rd
K
6
3
D 4
Platnick
South
2 C
AP



4th
2
7
A
D 2
Hampson
West
Pass
1 D
3 D
4 H

Lead
S 10
H K
S 9
H 2
B.Cohen
North
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
J
4
Q
D 5
Greco
East
1 C
2 NT
3 H


3rd
K
3
6
J
Smith
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
A
7
Q
S J 7
H J 10 8 7 5 3
D 6 3 2
C 5 3
TableS A Q 2
H K 6 2
D A K 9
C A Q J 7
S 10 6
H 4
D J 10 8 7 5 4
C K 8 6 4
Open 1S +11Open 1S 120-88 (17-15-6)3 NT East down 2 +1004 H East made 4 -420


33. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalOpenBathurstClosedNickell
Board 12
E-W Vul
S K J 6 4 3
H 9 8 2
D 7 3
C A Q 8
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
C 4
H 2
S 2
H 8
C 6
C 8
Grue
North
1 S
3 H


2nd
J
5
6
D 5
J
Q
S 8
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
K
K
Q
J
K
J.Lall
South
2 H
4 H


4th
A
3
5
7
A
2
7
Zagorin
West

2 D
AP

Lead
S 5
H Q
D 10
S 7
D A
C 6
H 8
Nickell
North
Pass
3 D


2nd
J
A
3
2
7
A
J
Bathurst
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
Q
2
K
H 3
2
3
Katz
South
1 H
4 H


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

Open 1S +10Open 1S 130-88 (18-15-6)4 H South made 4 +4204 H South down 1 -50


34. 2011 USBC Round of 16OpenIvaturyClosedNickell
Board 76
E-W Vul
S K 9 6 5 4
H K 7
D Q 6 5
C K 9 5
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
4
2
4
5
C 3
7
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
J
K
A
2
D 6
D 10
H-Welland
South
2 D
3 H
4 C
4 NT
5 H
AP

4th
D 3
3
D 4
8
5
3
Chan
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
H 2
Katz
North
Pass
1 S
4 NT




2nd
Lee
East
Pass
2 H
Pass




3rd
Nickell
South
1 D
3 NT
6 D




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



Pass +14Open 1S 130-102 (18-16-6)7 D× South down 1 -1006 D South made 7 +940


35. 2011 Vanderbilt SemifinalOpenGrueClosedKang
Board 26
Both Vul
S A K Q J 5
H 8 3
D 8 3 2
C 10 9 8
Sun
West

3 D
5 D

Lead
H 8
H 4
D 4
C J
H 5
Grue
North
1 S
Pass
Dbl

2nd
9
Q
K
10
S 2
Kang
East
Pass
4 D
AP

3rd
A
3
A
4
D 3
Cheek
South
2 NT
4 S


4th
6
K
2
A
Delmonte
West

1 D
3 D

Lead
D 4
S 2
D 3
S 10
C K
S 9
C Q
C J
C 7
X.Shi
North
Pass
1 H
3 H

2nd
K
A
6
H 6
8
H Q
9
10
Bakhshi
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
3
H 4
5
4
J
S 7
D 7
Gu
South
1 C
1 S


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



Open 1S +12Open 1S 142-102 (19-16-7)5 D× West down 1 +2003 H North down 4 -400


36. 2011 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenNickellClosedFleisher
Board 35
E-W Vul
S A 8 7 6 5
H Q 10 7
D A 10 6
C J 4
Levin
West

2 C
3 C
AP

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


2nd
A
2
3
3
4
J
S 8
Weinstein
East
Pass
2 NT
Pass


3rd
5
5
2
4
5
6
S Q
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
Pass
3 S


4th
4
K
10
9
K
3
10
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
S 4
S 5
C 7
H 2
S 6
H 8
C 10
D J
H 6
Kamil
North
Pass
1 H
2 C
2 S

2nd
4
9
Q
3
Q
K
A
2
2
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
A
10
Q
4
J
3
H 10
6
Fleisher
South
1 C
1 S
2 D


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





Pass +4Open 1S 142-106 (19-17-7)3 S North down 1 -502 S South made 2 +110


37. 2011 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenFleisher
Board 10
Both Vul
S A K J 7 5
H 4 2
D 8 7 5 2
C K 9
Weinstein
West

4 C
AP

Lead
S K
D 5
H 10
H A
H 9
S 3
H 7
C J
Nickell
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
2
Q
Q
2
D 2
D 4
S 7
5
Levin
East
Pass
5 C


3rd
10
K
4
8
C 2
C 4
C 6
3
Katz
South
2 D
Dbl


4th
Q
3
6
K
3
5
5
K
Hamman
West

3 C
Pass

Lead
C A
S Q
H 2
H A
H 7
S 9
Kamil
North
Pass
3 S
5 D

2nd
9
A
6
4
D 8
D A
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
2
J
8
D 10
Fleisher
South
1 D
4 H


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


Open 1S +9Open 1S 151-106 (20-17-7)5 C× West down 1 +2005 D South down 2 -200


38. 2010 Spingold FinalOpenDiamondClosedMeltzer
Board 25
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8 7 3
H K J 4 3
D A 9 8 7
C
Meltzer
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C A
D 9
H 7
H 4
C 3
D A
H 3
S 2
D 10
H A
H 9
Gitelman
North
1 S
2 H


2nd
2
5
2
10
Q
Q
Q
D 4
7
J
D 8
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
K
K
S 4
S 7
2
C 9
K
C J
C K
S 6
Moss
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
S 3
3
8
5
5
J
6
8
6
C 6
Diamond
West

1 H
4 H

Lead
S 3
H Q
S 7
H 5
D A
D 7
C 10
Fantoni
North
Pass
1 S
AP

2nd
J
7
2
J
5
Q
Platnick
East
1 D
Dbl


3rd
4
2
C 6
8
4
K
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass


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





Pass +6Open 1S 151-112 (20-18-8)2 S North down 1 -504 H West down 2 +200


39. 2010 Spingold SemifinalClosedZaleskiOpenMeltzer
Board 56
None Vul
S K J 10 9 6 3
H K J 10 7
D 9
C Q 2
Sontag
West

2 NT
Pass

Lead
D K
S 5
C 9
H 6
H 2
H 8
D J
S K
Quantin
North
1 S
Pass
3 S

2nd
A
2
5
J
4
K
3
C 3
Berkowitz
East
2 D
Pass
AP

3rd
6
J
K
Q
A
S 7
5
Multon
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
9
A
Q
3
10
5
S 3
Pilon
West

1 S


Lead
H 3
H J
D K
D Q
D 10
C 8
H 10
C 4
D 8
D 7
C A
H 5
S 5
Nunes
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
Q
3
A
S 2
5
D 2
2
C 7
C K
S 4
S 8
Q
Bompis
East
1 D
1 NT


3rd
K
4
5
6
S 6
J
9
6
S 9
S 10
H 7
S J
K
Fantoni
South
Pass
AP


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







Pass +5Open 1S 151-117 (20-19-8)3 S North down 2 -1001 NT East down 2 +100


40. 2010 Spingold QuarterfinalOpende Knijff npcClosedCayne
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 7 3
H 3
D K 10 6
C K 10 9 7
Seamon
West

Pass
3 C

Lead
H 3
D Q
S 2
S 3
H A
S 7
H Q
H K
C 5
D K
H 8
C 3
H 7
Aronov
North
1 S
2 C
AP

2nd
2
7
6
Q
6
10
D 2
D 9
8
3
C A
10
C J
Cayne
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
J
6
K
J
9
C 2
S 8
D 10
9
C 6
S 9
D 5
C K
Stefanov
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
4
A
A
5
C 7
4
5
10
4
J
D 4
Q
D 8
Fallenius
West

AP


Lead
D 7
C 4
C 3
D 3
H 3
H Q
S 2
S 7
Versace
North
Pass



2nd
6
2
9
S 6
5
9
J
10
Fredin
East
Pass



3rd
A
A
H 2
J
K
S 3
K
H 6
Lauria
South
2 H



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







Open 1S +10Open 1S 161-117 (21-19-8)3 C West down 6 +6002 H South made 3 +140


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41. 2010 USBC FinalClosedDiamondOpenFleisher
Board 109
Both Vul
S K 9 8 7 5
H A 9 8
D 7 3 2
C A 8
Stansby
West

AP


Lead
S 3
S 7
S A
C 4
C 5
D 2
Greco
North
1 S



2nd
4
2
5
8
6
4
Martel
East
Pass



3rd
10
6
C 3
9
A
K
Hampson
South
2 S



4th
K
J
Q
J
2
Moss
West

1 C
AP

Lead
C 10
S 9
D 8
S 6
H 8
D J
S J
C 7
C 5
S 7
H A
Weinstein
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
J
2
2
10
Q
Q
8
8
6
D 5
K
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 C


3rd
Q
Q
4
K
2
A
H 3
9
S 5
H 4
6
Levin
South
Pass
2 S


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





Open 1S +5Open 1S 166-117 (22-19-8)2 S North made 2 +1102 S North down 1 -100


42. 2010 USBC FinalOpenDiamondClosedFleisher
Board 102
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 7 6
H A 6
D 6 4 3
C Q 9 7
Weinstein
West

7 D


Lead
H J
S K
H K
S 2
D 9
H 7
C 2
C 5
Platnick
North
1 S
Dbl


2nd
2
4
Q
8
H 10
5
7
3
Levin
East
2 D
AP


3rd
A
A
6
Q
5
D J
J
Diamond
South
5 D



4th
3
5
4
D 10
3
S 6
K
Gitelman
West

5 D
Pass

Lead
D 10
S 3
S 7
H 5
H 6
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
6 S

2nd
S 2
5
D 2
2
4
Moss
East
2 D
Pass
AP

3rd
J
K
A
A
K
Stansby
South
4 D
Dbl


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


Pass +12Open 1S 166-129 (22-20-8)7 D× East down 4 +8006 S North made 7 +1460


43. 2010 USBC FinalClosedDiamondOpenFleisher
Board 10
Both Vul
S K J 10 7 2
H 8 4 3 2
D
C A J 8 6
Kamil
West
Pass
Pass
3 D

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

2nd
2
5
C 6
7
2
J
4
Q
S 10
10
J
Fleisher
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
6
6
Q
A
K
3
S 7
S 3
8
S 9
Diamond
South
2 S
Rdbl


4th
S 2
9
K
3
10
7
9
S 4
10
S Q
Greco
West
Pass
1 NT


Lead
H Q
H 6
C 3
H 3
S A
S 4
S J
S 10
C 6
Weinstein
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
A
J
4
7
2
K
D 8
D 9
2
Hampson
East
1 H
AP


3rd
9
2
Q
S 9
6
8
D 2
D 3
K
Levin
South
Pass



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





Pass +6Open 1S 166-135 (22-21-8)3 S North down 1 -1002 S North made 3 +140


44. 2010 USBC SemifinalClosedWeinsteinOpenDiamond
Board 84
Both Vul
S J 10 9 8 6
H A J 9 8 5
D K 3
C 5
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 10
D 3
D A
S K
H 3
H 4
S 8
H 6
Kolesnik
North
1 S
2 H
4 S


2nd
4
6
5
3
2
7
A
Q
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
Q
C 5
6
J
10
Q
Etter
South
2 C
2 S



4th
K
2
7
2
K
A
4
Baseggio
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
S 6
C A
D 7
S 5
S 8
Gitelman
North
Pass
1 S
3 D
4 S

2nd
4
A
3
Q
4
7
J.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
K
J
J
J
Q
Moss
South
1 C
2 NT
3 S


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



Open 1S +1Open 1S 167-135 (23-21-8)4 S North made 5 +6504 S North made 4 +620


45. 2010 USBC SemifinalOpenDiamondClosedWeinstein
Board 75
None Vul
S Q J 10 9 2
H A 8
D K 8 7 6 2
C 9
Sher
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
S 2
C 4
H 2
H 7
C A
C 10
C Q
S 8
H 5
H 4
D A
D 3
Hampson
North
1 S
2 D
3 D


2nd
A
6
K
8
Q
S 4
S 5
2
C 3
D 7
D 8
K
S Q
Jackson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
K
9
K
10
S 9
D 6
S 7
A
D 5
D 9
10
J
Greco
South
2 C
2 NT
3 NT


4th
9
3
6
J
D 2
7
J
S 10
J
C 5
C 8
4
Q
Platnick
West

AP



Lead
S A
D A
D 3
C A
C 8
H 6
H 9
S 9
S 10
Etter
North
Pass




2nd
2
2
6
K
H 2
Q
4
6
D 10
Diamond
East
Pass




3rd
8
5
9
9
D 7
3
A
H J
C 2
Kolesnik
South
3 C




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








Pass +4Open 1S 167-139 (23-22-8)3 NT South down 4 -2003 C South down 1 -50


46. 2010 USBC QuarterfinalOpenWellandClosedWeinstein
Board 120
None Vul
S Q 10 9 5 4 2
H Q 9 6 2
D
C K 9 6
Baseggio
West

4 H


Lead
C K
C 6
H 10
H K
Welland
North
1 S
AP


2nd
7
Q
Q
J.Weinstein
East
2 S



3rd
2
A
A
Willenken
South
2 NT



4th
3
H 3
7
Garner
West

4 C
Pass

Lead
S 3
H 3
H K
D 7
H Q
C 6
Etter
North
Pass
4 S
Pass

2nd
A
2
C 2
2
4
H.Weinstein
East
1 H
4 NT
5 H

3rd
5
A
8
K
C 4
Kolesnik
South
3 C
5 C
AP

4th
7
7
6
H 9
10
S A K J 8 6
H 10 8 3
D K J 10 9
C 3
TableS 7
H A K J 5 4
D A Q 8 7 5
C Q 7
S 3
H 7
D 6 4 3 2
C A J 10 8 5 4 2
Pass +11Open 1S 167-150 (23-23-9)4 H West made 5 -4505 H East down 2 +100


47. 2010 USBC QuarterfinalOpenDiamondClosedJacobs
Board 5
N-S Vul
S K J 7 6 3 2
H K 8
D J 6
C Q J 10
Compton
West

Pass
3 D

Lead
D 5
H K
H 8
D A
C 3
C 5
D 7
C Q
S 2
S 8
Greco
North
1 S
Pass
3 S

2nd
3
5
4
6
10
7
S 6
2
9
5
Bramley
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
10
3
Q
4
A
K
9
H 7
A
3
Hampson
South
2 S
Pass


4th
J
6
A
8
4
J
Q
9
4
C 6
Diamond
West

1 D
3 D

Lead
H K
S 4
H Q
H J
C 7
C 3
C 5
S 3
D K
D 4
Beatty
North
Pass
1 S
AP

2nd
4
7
2
6
K
J
S 8
D 9
3
8
Platnick
East
Pass
3 C


3rd
7
9
8
S 2
Q
A
9
A
2
A
Jacobs
South
Pass
Pass


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




Open 1S +3Open 1S 170-150 (24-23-12)3 S North made 3 +1403 D West down 1 +50


48. 2010 USBC Round of 16OpenWeinsteinClosedMeltzer
Board 30
None Vul
S A 9 8 6 5 4
H K 8 3
D J 10 9 3
C
Larsen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
C 3
S A
S 5
H 7
S 9
Kolesnik
North
1 S
2 S
5 D
5 S

2nd
A
Q
2
J
J
K
Meltzer
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
S 4
3
10
Q
D 7
Etter
South
2 C
4 NT
5 H


4th
3
2
Q
H 6
K
H 4
Baseggio
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
S 10
H Q
S 3
D J
D K
D 7
H 4
D 10
Rosenberg
North
Pass
3 H
4 D


2nd
3
Q
8
D 2
4
5
Q
K
C 5
J.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
4
7
A
A
3
9
C 2
C 3
Feldman
South
2 NT
3 S
4 NT


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




Open 1S +11Open 1S 181-150 (25-23-13)5 S North made 5 +4504 NT South down 1 -50


49. 2010 Rosenblum QuarterfinalClosedVitoOpenDiamond
Board 38
E-W Vul
S A Q 10 8 2
H K 4
D 8 7 6 5 3
C 10
Moss
West
Pass
3 C
AP

Lead
D J
C 9
D 4
D K
D A
C 7
S Q
S 2
S 7
S A
Popov
North
1 S
3 D


2nd
9
K
5
H 7
C 3
J
3
H 2
9
H 8
Gitelman
East
Dbl
Dbl


3rd
2
A
Q
H 6
H 5
Q
5
K
10
C 4
Skorchev
South
Rdbl
Rdbl


4th
3
10
10
6
7
D 8
4
6
H 3
J
Rusev
West
Pass
1 S
2 H

Lead
S 5
C 10
H 4
C K
S K
D A
D J
D Q
C 4
C Q
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
2
10
5
9
9
10
H 7
A
Karaivanov
East
1 H
2 D


3rd
8
3
J
S 10
2
2
4
C 6
D 7
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass


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




Pass +9Open 1S 181-159 (25-24-13)3 D×× North down 1 -2002 H East down 2 +200


50. 2010 Rosenblum Round of 64OpenMartensClosedZambonini
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A 8 6 3 2
H Q J 7
D K 8 7
C 10 9
Kotorowicz
West

AP

Lead
D 2
D 10
S 4
S 2
H A
H 10
D 3
Jassem
North
1 S


2nd
5
8
5
K
6
8
7
Kalita
East
2 C


3rd
A
6
A
9
5
K
Martens
South
2 S


4th
K
J
7
10
7
J
Kurka
West

2 H

Lead
C 10
D 2
S 6
C K
S 10
S 8
C 4
D 8
H 4
H 2
D 4
Gawrys
North
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
7
H 3
A
K
6
6
Q
8
7
Kopecky
East
1 NT


3rd
7
9
Q
9
J
4
H 5
J
A
K
H 10
Tuszynski
South
Pass


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




Open 1S +3Open 1S 184-159 (26-24-13)2 S North down 1 -502 H West made 3 -140


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51. 2010 Rosenblum QualifyingClosedAukenOpenSan3Pdx1
Board 31
N-S Vul
S A 8 7 6 3
H K 10
D Q 9 5 4
C Q 6
Huston
West

5 D

Lead
S A
H K
H 10
H J
C Q
D 6
Shenkin
North
1 S
Dbl

2nd
2
6
Q
D 3
3
9
Young
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
4
A
D 4
4
A
van Cleeff
South
4 S


4th
5
2
3
9
K
10
Sveindal
West

3 C

Lead
D 10
C 3
C 9
C 5
D K
Rimer
North
Pass
AP

2nd
J
8
Q
4
4
J.Auken
East
1 C


3rd
Q
K
A
10
2
Pottenger
South
2 H


4th
A
6
2
S 7
S 5
H 3 2
D K J 8 7 6 3
C K J 10 9
TableS Q J 4 2
H Q 9 6
D A 2
C A 7 5 3
S K 10 9
H A J 8 7 5 4
D 10
C 8 4 2
Open 1S +12Open 1S 196-159 (27-24-13)5 D× West down 3 +5003 C East made 4 -130


52. 2010 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpende KnijffClosedZaleski
Board 47
N-S Vul
S A 10 9 7 5 4
H Q 10 4
D
C Q 9 5 2
Pilon
West

3 C
AP


Lead
H 5
H 10
H 4
S Q
C 2
H K
H J
Nystrom
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
7
6
A
D 9
10
S 3
Faigenbaum
East
Dbl
3 NT



3rd
Q
2
9
2
A
S 4
Bertheau
South
2 C
Dbl



4th
3
C 3
C 4
A
6
8
Fallenius
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
C 10
D 6
H 3
C K
S 2
C Q
S 4
D 9
Quantin
North
Pass
2 D
Pass


2nd
7
A
2
5
5
A
H 6
Q
S 6
Fredin
East
1 D
2 H
5 D


3rd
Q
3
S 10
D Q
H 8
K
H 9
D 3
S 5
Bompis
South
1 H
4 H
Dbl


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




Pass +5Open 1S 196-164 (27-25-15)3 NT× East down 2 +3005 D× East down 3 +500


53. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenChinaClosedUSA2
Board 73
N-S Vul
S Q J 8 6 4 2
H A 7 2
D 9
C Q 9 5
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
H 10
C 8
D 9
H A
C 5
D K
S 5
S 7
Zhuang
North
1 S
2 S
3 S


2nd
2
J
Q
6
S 3
4
4
D 2
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
Q
6
3
4
K
S 2
K
A
W.Wang
South
2 D
2 NT
3 NT


4th
3
7
J
8
9
2
A
4
D 10
Dai
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C 4
D 9
C 10
D 3
H A
H 7
Katz
North
Pass
3 H



2nd
J
A
K
4
10
K
L.Yang
East
1 NT
Pass



3rd
8
2
7
H 2
3
4
Nickell
South
2 D
4 H



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




Pass +12Open 1S 196-176 (27-26-15)3 NT South down 1 -1004 H North made 4 +620


54. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenBulgariaClosedItaly
Board 74
Both Vul
S A K Q 7 2
H Q 3
D 10 8 7 5
C 9 7
Sementa
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
7
6
D 5
D 7
D 8
10
Duboin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
10
H 10
S 10
H 6
A
Karaivanov
South
2 C
2 H
2 NT
3 D


4th
5
9
8
J
S 3
Q
Stefanov
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C K
H 2
S A
S K
S Q
H 3
H A
H K
D K
C Q
D 8
Nunes
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT



2nd
7
Q
5
8
10
6
4
8
6
8
3
Aronov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
J
3
4
9
9
C 9
D 5
7
4
Q
Fantoni
South
1 NT
2 S
4 S



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







Pass +13Open 1S 196-189 (27-27-15)3 NT South down 2 -2004 S South made 4 +620


55. 2009 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedBulgariaOpenItaly
Board 8
None Vul
S A J 10 5 4 2
H 6 2
D 10 7
C A 7 4
Nunes
West

Dbl
3 D

Lead
S 6
D 8
C 6
D 9
D A
D 6
D 4
H 4
H 10
H 9
Karaivanov
North
1 S
2 S
Pass

2nd
H 3
3
7
5
S 2
S 4
S 5
2
Q
S J
Fantoni
East
Pass
Dbl
3 NT

3rd
10
J
K
Q
K
2
S 3
A
K
Trendafilov
South
1 NT
Pass
AP

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

1 NT
4 D

Lead
C Q
D 7
C K
H A
H 10
H 4
S 3
H 9
S K
C 9
Versace
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
8
2
5
Q
D 10
6
S 5
8
4
Karakolev
East
1 S
2 D
5 D

3rd
A
3
8
3
K
D K
D 6
D 2
D J
D 9
Lauria
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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




Pass +1Open 1S 196-190 (27-28-16)3 NT East made 4 -4305 D East made 5 -400


56. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBulgariaOpenNetherlands
Board 5
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 9 2
H K J 5 4
D 2
C 9 8 6
Drijver
West
Pass
AP


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



2nd
7
6
7
S 7
S 3
S 5
K
A
5
H 6
S 8
8
Brink
East
3 NT



3rd
8
3
8
9
10
5
A
2
S 9
H 5
H J
K
Aronov
South
Dbl



4th
J
2
S 10
S 2
C 6
H 4
H 3
9
H 7
S J
S 4
A
Karakolev
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
D A
S Q
H 5
H 2
H 9
C 6
S 5
S A
D Q
H 4
Muller
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
6
7
4
7
10
3
K
8
7
C 3
D 4
Danailov
East
1 C
2 NT


3rd
10
5
3
Q
K
6
A
10
D 3
8
C 4
de Wijs
South
2 C
3 S


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






Open 1S +2Open 1S 198-190 (28-28-17)3 NT× East down 1 +2003 S North made 3 +140


57. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA1ClosedItaly
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A K J 9 8
H 7 4
D J 5
C Q 8 4 2
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
D 6
C A
C J
C 10
C 9
C 7
Stewart
North
1 S
3 C
3 H


2nd
4
Q
2
Q
H 8
D 2
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
5
6
K
5
S 2
Woolsey
South
2 D
3 D
3 NT


4th
K
4
3
H 2
4
8
Wildavsky
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 7
D 5
D K
D 2
C A
C 5
C K
C 10
Fantoni
North
Pass
2 S
3 NT


2nd
3
4
3
Q
2
4
D 6
Doub
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
J
A
J
S 8
6
9
H 3
Nunes
South
1 D
3 H



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



Pass +2Open 1S 198-192 (28-29-17)3 NT South down 2 -1003 NT North down 1 -50


58. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenArgentinaClosedBrazil
Board 8
None Vul
S J 10 9 7 6
H 10 4
D K Q 9 2
C K Q
Branco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
C 5
C Q
H 3
C 7
D 2
H 8
D Q
Lambardi
North
1 S
3 D
4 D
5 C


2nd
4
2
D 4
2
D 9
6
9
7
Chagas
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
K
6
Q
H 6
10
D K
A
Ventin
South
2 D
4 C
4 H
6 D


4th
A
4
3
10
9
5
7
C 8
Ravenna
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 5
C 4
S J
S A
D J
S 10
H A
D 8
S 7
H 2
D Q
Figueiredo
North
Pass
2 S
3 NT



2nd
4
6
5
6
5
8
9
C 3
K
Q
7
Pellegrini
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
2
3
4
K
D A
10
9
D 10
D 2
C 5
Brenner
South
1 D
2 NT
5 D



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







Pass +11Pass 203-198 (30-28-18)6 D South down 2 -1005 D South made 5 +400


59. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA2ClosedUSA1
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A J 9 7 3
H A 7 2
D Q
C 9 6 5 3
Boyd
West

3 NT

Lead
H 5
H 7
D K
D 2
S 2
H 4
D A
D J
Rodwell
North
1 S
AP

2nd
10
K
3
5
7
J
C 6
S 9
Robinson
East
1 NT


3rd
A
6
4
8
K
Q
S 6
S 5
Meckstroth
South
Pass


4th
3
8
Q
S 3
Q
2
6
7
Zia
West

3 NT

Lead
D 5
D 2
H 8
S Q
C 10
S 10
Wildavsky
North
Pass
AP

2nd
9
6
2
2
K
A
Hamman
East
1 NT


3rd
Q
8
3
3
3
6
Doub
South
Pass


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

Pass +1Pass 204-198 (31-28-21)3 NT East made 5 -6603 NT East made 4 -630


60. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedGermanyOpenItaly
Board 14
None Vul
S A Q 6 4 2
H K 3 2
D 10 9 2
C J 2
Fantoni
West

Pass
AP


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



2nd
2
3
10
3
3
K
7
C 5
C 7
5
D 10
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
J
2
Q
K
5
A
9
C 4
C 9
6
D 8
Smirnov
South
2 NT
3 NT



4th
A
J
K
A
9
5
C 6
D 4
C 3
J
C 10
Gromoeller
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
2
3
10
5
9
5
K
Kirmse
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
Q
K
3
9
A
Versace
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H


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







Pass +1Pass 205-198 (32-28-21)3 NT South made 3 +4003 NT South made 4 +430


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61. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNorwayClosedAustralia
Board 3
N-S Vul
S J 10 9 7 6
H K 4
D 7
C A Q 6 3 2
Brightling
West
Pass
2 NT
3 H


Lead
D 7
H 6
S 10
D 6
C A
C 2
H Q
Brogeland
North
1 S
Pass
AP


2nd
A
2
3
2
J
K
A
Thomson
East
1 NT
3 C



3rd
4
J
A
H 4
4
5
3
Lindqvist
South
2 S
Pass



4th
3
K
Q
5
7
9
S 7
Austberg
West
Pass
2 D
Pass
3 D

Lead
S J
H 2
C A
H 4
H 10
Reynolds
North
Pass
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
3
5
J
8
7
Saelensminde
East
1 NT
2 H
Pass


3rd
A
K
8
A
D 7
Appleton
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Open 1S +2Pass 205-200 (32-29-21)3 H West down 2 +1003 D West down 1 +50


62. 2009 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedSchermerOpenMeltzer
Board 39
Both Vul
S Q 7 6 5 2
H A K J 2
D 9 6
C J 6
Cohen
West

4 C



Lead
H A
H K
C 6
C 9
Lebi
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
6
10
10
3
Berkowitz
East
2 NT
5 C



3rd
5
3
2
A
Mittelman
South
Pass
AP



4th
7
8
4
J
Chambers
West

1 S
2 D
4 S

Lead
H A
H K
H J
S A
S K
S J
S 8
H 2
Sontag
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
10
D 2
2
5
6
Q
D 10
Schermer
East
1 C
2 C
3 D


3rd
9
3
4
D 3
C 5
C 7
C 9
Q
Helness
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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



Open 1S +1Pass 205-201 (32-30-22)5 C West made 5 -6004 S West made 4 -620


63. 2009 Spingold Round of 16OpenO'RourkeClosedRigal
Board 57
E-W Vul
S K 9 8 7 5 3 2
H 4
D A K 8 3
C 9
Aker
West

Pass


Lead
D J
C 9
C 2
S 3
S Q
D 4
C 6
Sementa
North
1 S
4 S


2nd
2
3
10
4
D 5
10
4
Milgrim
East
Pass
AP


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



4th
A
7
8
J
6
S 10
Bates
West

3 H
AP

Lead
D J
S 2
S Q
B.Blanchard
North
Pass
3 S


2nd
2
6
D 6
Wold
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
5
A
S.Blanchard
South
Pass
4 S


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

Pass +10Pass 215-201 (33-30-22)4 S North down 1 -504 S North made 4 +420


64. 2009 USBC PlayoffOpenNickellClosedFleisher
Board 45
Both Vul
S Q 10 6 5 4 2
H A 3
D K 9
C J 8 3
Ekeblad
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D J
C 4
C 10
H K
S 4
S 3
C 8
H Q
Meckstroth
North
1 S
2 S
3 H
4 S

2nd
A
5
6
2
7
9
9
3
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
J
2
6
A
Q
Q
Rodwell
South
2 C
3 D
3 S


4th
9
A
3
A
8
J
K
Hamman
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S 7
S 2
D A
D Q
H A
H 3
Kamil
North
Pass
2 S



2nd
3
J
2
4
5
J
Zia
East
1 H
Pass



3rd
8
K
9
K
2
4
Fleisher
South
Pass
4 S



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



Pass +12Pass 227-201 (34-30-22)4 S North down 1 -1004 S North made 4 +620


65. 2009 USBC SemifinalOpenNickellClosedFleisher
Board 94
None Vul
S K Q 8 6 5
H J 7 4
D J 7 6
C A 4
Granovetter
West
Pass
1 NT

Lead
H 4
C 3
C 4
C 9
H 6
H A
H Q
S A
D A
D 10
Meckstroth
North
1 S
AP

2nd
2
10
8
Q
7
5
8
7
3
8
Rubin
East
Dbl


3rd
K
A
K
S 5
9
S 3
S 4
9
4
Q
Rodwell
South
Rdbl


4th
10
7
5
J
3
J
S 6
8
6
7
Zia
West
Pass


Lead
C 3
C 4
C 6
D 4
C 9
C 2
D 8
D 2
S 9
D 9
S 2
H 7
H 8
Kamil
North
Pass


2nd
10
8
Q
6
S 3
S 4
5
3
Q
H 3
H 5
Q
S J
Hamman
East
1 NT


3rd
A
K
S 5
10
H 4
S 6
J
Q
A
H 6
10
K
J
Fleisher
South
AP


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






Pass +4Pass 231-201 (35-30-22)1 NT West made 1 -901 NT East down 1 +50


66. 2009 USBC SemifinalClosedWellandOpenRobinson
Board 80
N-S Vul
S A 10 5 4 3
H 7 6
D J
C K Q 9 4 3
Boyd
West

3 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
D 3
Welland
North
1 S
3 S
Pass


2nd
2
A
Robinson
East
2 S
4 H
5 H


3rd
8
6
Willenken
South
3 D
4 S
5 S


4th
7
J
B.Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S K
D 3
S 4
C 5
H Q
D A
Woolsey
North
Pass
1 S
Pass
Dbl

2nd
2
10
D 5
6
6
6
Smith
East
Pass
2 S
5 D
AP

3rd
3
4
6
A
3
Stewart
South
1 C
4 S
Pass


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

Open 1S +8Pass 231-209 (35-31-22)5 S North made 5 +6505 D× East down 2 +300


67. 2009 USBC SemifinalOpenWellandClosedNickell
Board 81
None Vul
S K 7 6
H 7 6
D J 10 8 7 4
C 10 5 2
Zia
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
C 5
H A
H Q
H 4
D 4
S A
S Q
D 3
C A
Willenken
North
1 S
2 D


2nd
4
7
6
7
S 6
A
J
C 3
K
9
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
Q
5
10
J
5
8
9
6
2
Welland
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
K
K
2
3
9
2
7
D 8
7
J
B.Cohen
West

2 D
3 NT

Lead
H 3
H 5
S 8
C A
S 4
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
2
7
9
9
Smith
East
1 NT
2 H
4 H

3rd
6
A
3
2
K
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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




Open 1S +6Pass 231-215 (35-32-22)2 S North down 4 -2004 H East made 5 -450


68. 2009 USBC SemifinalOpenWellandClosedNickell
Board 67
E-W Vul
S K Q 7 6 5
H A 5 4
D 4 2
C 4 3 2
Hamman
West

AP

Lead
D 3
D K
D J
D 9
H J
C 10
H 3
S K
S 10
S 7
S 2
C A
Welland
North
1 S


2nd
4
5
8
A
4
J
A
9
Q
H 6
C 3
4
Zia
East
Pass


3rd
10
2
S 5
S 6
Q
Q
2
4
8
C 6
C 5
8
Willenken
South
1 NT


4th
Q
7
H 9
S 3
8
2
7
A
H 10
J
D 6
H.Weinstein
West

2 NT

Lead
D 4
D J
H J
H 3
H Q
S 5
H 9
Nickell
North
Pass
AP

2nd
7
A
4
5
10
9
Garner
East
Pass


3rd
9
2
2
K
D 3
4
Freeman
South
2 D


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





Open 1S +3Pass 231-218 (35-33-22)1 NT South down 1 -502 NT West made 3 -150


69. 2009 USBC SemifinalOpenWellandClosedRobinson
Board 21
N-S Vul
S J 8 7 3 2
H K Q 4
D K 9 2
C K 10
Robinson
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
H Q
H K
H 4
H 10
H 8
C 2
C 10
Smith
North
1 S
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
8
2
7
J
D 4
C 5
4
Q
Boyd
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
3
6
A
S 2
S 7
K
B.Cohen
South
2 C
3 H


4th
K
5
S 4
S 9
9
S 5
9
Willenken
West

Dbl
4 S

Lead
S K
H 3
H Q
H 4
H A
C 3
C 10
Wildavsky
North
Pass
2 C
5 H

2nd
2
5
7
9
D 7
5
Q
Welland
East
1 C
2 S
AP

3rd
5
K
8
10
S 3
K
A
Doub
South
1 H
3 C


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


Open 1S +1Pass 231-219 (35-34-22)3 NT North made 6 +6905 H South made 5 +650


70. 2009 USBC SemifinalOpenFleisherClosedNickell
Board 1
None Vul
S 10
H 9 2
D J 10 9 6 4
C K Q 8 5 4
Rodwell
West
Pass
Dbl

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

2nd
3
4
2
5
2
5
Meckstroth
East
2 H
4 S

3rd
2
9
9
8
4
8
Ekeblad
South
2 S
AP

4th
7
8
A
4
10
Fleisher
West
Pass
2 S

Lead
H Q
H A
D 7
D A
S 3
D K
Zia
North
Pass
Dbl

2nd
3
4
2
5
2
Kamil
East
1 S
3 S

3rd
9
2
4
8
A
Hamman
South
2 H
AP

4th
7
8
Q
6
10
S A 8 4
H J 5 4 3
D K 8 2
C J 9 2
TableS Q J 9 7 6 3
H 8 7
D A Q
C A 7 6
S K 5 2
H A K Q 10 6
D 7 5 3
C 10 3
Pass +7Pass 238-219 (36-34-22)4 S East made 4 -4203 S East made 3 -140


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71. 2009 USBC QuarterfinalOpenNickellClosedJacobs
Board 59
None Vul
S K Q 10 8 4
H J 7
D 10 7 4
C A 7 2
Grue
West

4 H


Lead
S Q
H K
H 2
D Q
D J
S 5
D 10
Meckstroth
North
1 S
AP


2nd
3
7
J
2
K
K
3
Cheek
East
Pass



3rd
2
8
A
6
A
J
8
Rodwell
South
3 S



4th
A
6
9
7
4
6
9
Zia
West

1 H
4 H

Lead
S K
H 4
H 8
S 5
D 4
D 6
D 3
Levin
North
Pass
1 S
AP

2nd
3
7
9
Q
Q
10
8
Hamman
East
Pass
2 S


3rd
7
A
K
J
K
J
9
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass


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

Open 1S +1Pass 238-220 (36-35-22)4 H West made 4 -4204 H West made 5 -450


72. 2009 USBC QuarterfinalClosedWellandOpenMeltzer
Board 60
E-W Vul
S A Q 10 9 6
H 8 7 5 2
D A 9
C 9 7
Meltzer
West

AP


Lead
H Q
C Q
H J
C 2
Welland
North
1 S



2nd
2
K
5
Larsen
East
Pass



3rd
6
7
S 3
Willenken
South
3 C



4th
A
3
K
B.Cohen
West

3 S
Pass

Lead
H K
H A
C 3
S 2
D 2
C 9
H Q
C 5
D 10
S 10
Schermer
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
3
10
2
9
7
D 5
7
D 9
4
K
Smith
East
2 S
4 S
AP

3rd
2
5
A
J
Q
10
D 6
S 5
J
C 8
Chambers
South
3 C
Pass


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




Pass +9Pass 247-220 (37-35-22)3 C South made 4 +1304 S× East down 2 +500


73. 2009 USBC Round of 32ClosedMeltzerOpenNussbaum
Board 36
Both Vul
S J 8 6 4 3
H Q J 10 3
D A 7
C K 5
Nussbaum
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
Sontag
North
1 S
Pass
3 S

2nd
Aquino
East
1 NT
2 C
AP

3rd
Bates
South
Dbl
2 S


4th
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
H Q
C A
C J
H J
S 7
S 5
H 7
Rowntree
North
Pass
Dbl
2 H

2nd
3
K
6
7
A
2
4
8
Larsen
East
1 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
5
2
8
3
6
Q
10
10
Walker
South
Pass
2 C


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


Pass +8Pass 255-220 (38-35-24)3 S North down 2 -2002 H North made 3 +140


74. 2009 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedCayneOpenSutherlin
Board 37
E-W Vul
S A K 10 7 2
H 5 4 2
D J
C K 6 4 2
Gerstman
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
H K
D 3
S 4
C 2
D 4
C 4
D 5
C K
S 6
C 6
H 9
S J
Lauria
North
1 S
2 C


2nd
3
6
2
A
3
A
8
8
5
K
9
7
10
Sutherlin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
10
K
9
J
S 2
A
S 7
D 7
Q
D 9
J
C Q
Versace
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
5
2
J
3
10
6
7
Q
S 5
8
D 10
4
H 8
Fantoni
West
Pass
2 C
3 NT

Lead
D 7
C 10
S 8
S A
S 7
D 8
H A
H 9
Gerard
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
6
4
Q
C 3
H 2
3
7
Nunes
East
1 NT
2 D


3rd
J
5
K
3
H 6
Q
10
J
Feldman
South
Pass
Pass


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







Pass +5Pass 260-220 (39-35-24)2 S North down 2 -1003 NT East down 1 +100


75. 2009 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedLynchOpenO'Rourke
Board 41
E-W Vul
S K J 7 5 2
H Q 7 5 4 3
D A 3
C 8
Duboin
West

2 H
3 NT

Lead
S 5
D 5
D 3
C 5
D K
D J
S Q
H 4
H 10
S A
C 7
Bramley
North
1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
8
2
8
8
6
7
4
6
5
7
H 7
Sementa
East
2 C
3 C


3rd
3
Q
4
A
H 2
H 8
9
K
C 2
C 6
K
Wold
South
Pass
Pass


4th
6
A
10
3
H 3
S 2
K
A
9
C 4
Cheek
West

2 H


Lead
H 9
C 5
S 8
Lindqvist
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
8
3
Grue
East
2 C
3 C


3rd
3
K
A
Brogeland
South
Pass
AP


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





Pass +10Pass 270-220 (40-35-24)3 NT West made 3 -6003 C East made 3 -110


76. 2008 World Championship FinalClosedEnglandOpenItaly
Board 1
None Vul
S J 10 7 6 5 2
H A 6
D A 9 6
C 9 8
Nunes
West

2 NT
AP

Lead
C K
H 2
D A
Ju.Hackett
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
8
10
5
Fantoni
East
Pass
5 D


3rd
7
A
C 5
Ja.Hackett
South
2 H
6 H


4th
A
7
2
Townsend
West

AP


Lead
C K
Lauria
North
Pass



2nd
Gold
East
Pass



3rd
Versace
South
4 H



4th
S K 9
H 10
D 10 8 4 3 2
C K Q J 10 4
TableS A 8 3
H 8 7
D K Q J 7 5
C 7 3 2
S Q 4
H K Q J 9 5 4 3 2
D
C A 6 5
Pass +11Pass 281-220 (41-35-24)6 H South down 2 -1004 H South made 4 +420


77. 2008 World Championship SemifinalClosedNorwayOpenItaly
Board 6
N-S Vul
S A J 10 7 3
H K Q 8
D 2
C 10 7 6 2
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
D K
D Q
C 3
C 6
D J
Tundal
North
1 S
2 H
3 S


2nd
8
6
9
8
4
H 6
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
2
C 2
9
Q
S 3
Groetheim
South
1 NT
2 S
3 NT


4th
A
3
A
10
S 2
4
Helness
West

1 S
AP


Lead
D 2
H 2
C 7
D 10
D J
C 6
H 9
D K
S J
H 6
Lauria
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
A
10
K
6
S K
3
K
S 4
5
8
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
J
A
C 10
S A
J
3
S 7
6
5
Versace
South
1 D
Dbl



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





Pass +4Pass 285-220 (42-35-24)3 NT South made 5 +6601 S× West down 4 +800


78. 2008 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedGermanyOpenNetherlands
Board 41
E-W Vul
S A Q 7 6 5
H 6 5
D K 6 5
C Q 10 7
Westra
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
3
8
H 3
H 9
C 5
9
6
J
4
8
Ramondt
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
5
6
A
9
H 4
A
10
Q
A
K
Smirnov
South
2 NT
3 D
4 C
4 NT
5 H
6 S


4th
6
4
10
H 2
H 8
C 2
3
8
D 2
3
Q
Elinescu
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 9
S K
S 2
C Q
C 10
C A
H 4
D 3
D 10
Bertens
North
Pass
1 S
3 C
4 D
4 NT
6 S


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


3rd
3
5
A
4
K
7
5
Q
Bakkeren
South
1 D
2 NT
4 C
4 H
5 D



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









Pass +14Pass 299-220 (43-35-24)6 S North down 1 -506 S North made 6 +980


79. 2008 Spingold Round of 16ClosedWellandOpenO'Rourke
Board 27
None Vul
S K Q J 9 7
H A 8 6 5
D 9 4 2
C 6
O'Rourke
West

5 H


Lead
S 8
H 2
H J
H 6
Garner
North
1 S
AP


2nd
2
10
A
Jacobus
East
2 H



3rd
J
Q
3
H.Weinstein
South
4 S



4th
A
5
S 6
Glubok
West

2 D
Dbl

Lead
H 3
C 6
S 2
S 10
D 2
C K
H 5
C 5
H 6
C 7
Duboin
North
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
10
2
K
4
Q
4
2
J
7
Q
Welland
East
1 NT
3 H


3rd
J
3
A
D 3
6
A
S 5
S 9
S 6
S J
Sementa
South
Pass
4 S


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




Pass +9Pass 308-220 (44-35-26)5 H East made 6 -4804 S× North down 1 -100


80. 2008 Spingold Round of 64ClosedEkebladOpenSher
Board 64
N-S Vul
S A K J 10
H Q 9
D J 10 6 5 4
C 7 4
Rothwarf
West

Pass


Lead
C J
D 9
S 2
S A
S K
C 7
H 2
C 6
Ekeblad
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
2
A
5
8
9
Q
A
A
Goldstein
East
3 H



3rd
4
3
J
3
7
5
5
H Q
Weichsel
South
Pass



4th
K
J
4
6
Q
8
9
3
Jansma
West

1 NT
2 H

Lead
S A
C 7
H 2
H J
S 7
Quinn
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
K
10
Q
Verhees
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
2
J
K
8
Hessel
South
Pass
Pass


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


Open 1S +5Pass 308-225 (44-36-26)3 H East down 2 +1002 H West made 2 -110


TopMain

81. 2008 USBC FinalOpenNickellClosedStrul
Board 86
N-S Vul
S K Q 8 6 3
H Q 8 7 3 2
D K 10
C 6
Martel
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
S 2
H 2
D 4
H 5
D Q
H Q
S 3
D 9
H 8
Rodwell
North
1 S
2 H


2nd
4
9
10
A
K
10
9
5
S 10
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
J
J
3
6
D 3
7
8
C 4
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
K
K
A
6
2
4
5
S 6
Nickell
West

1 C
2 NT

Lead
S 6
D 6
S K
D 8
H 5
C 3
C J
Strul
North
Pass
2 C
AP

2nd
10
3
2
10
A
6
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Q
4
J
2
K
Becker
South
Pass
2 D


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



Open 1S +3Pass 308-228 (44-37-26)2 S North down 1 -1002 NT West made 5 -210


82. 2008 USBC SemifinalClosedWellandOpenNickell
Board 113
None Vul
S A 9 7 5 2
H 8 6
D J 9 3
C A J 9
Rodwell
West

AP




Lead
D 4
S K
D 2
H.Weinstein
North
1 S





2nd
J
H 2
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass





3rd
Q
2
10
Garner
South
5 H





4th
A
3
K
Willenken
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
S K
S Q
C 3
C A
C 9
Compton
North
Pass
2 C
3 S
4 H


2nd
J
H 2
H 5
2
8
10
Welland
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
5
J
4
K
Hamman
South
1 S
3 C
4 D
4 S


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


Pass +13Pass 321-228 (45-37-26)5 H South down 6 -3004 S South made 7 +510


83. 2008 USBC Round of 16ClosedSpectorOpenEkeblad
Board 70
N-S Vul
S A 5 4 3 2
H Q
D K Q J
C 10 7 6 2
Weichsel
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
H 3
S J
S K
S 6
D 3
D Q
D K
S A
C 6
D A
Moss
North
1 S
2 S
3 NT

2nd
2
A
2
H 2
C 8
J
8
10
H 4
9
H 5
Granovetter
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
Q
Q
9
8
7
6
2
C 3
Q
S 5
Gitelman
South
2 H
2 NT


4th
A
6
H 7
3
4
4
5
9
7
5
H 8
Grue
West

1 S
AP

Lead
S 2
C 4
H 3
S A
D K
Chambers
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
6
6
5
Q
Cheek
East
Pass
2 S


3rd
H 2
K
Q
D 2
Schermer
South
1 H
Dbl


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





Pass +14Pass 335-228 (46-37-26)3 NT South down 1 -1002 S× West down 4 +800


84. 2008 USBC Round of 16OpenWellandClosedLewis
Board 31
N-S Vul
S K Q 9 6 2
H K 6 5
D Q J 5
C 8 4
L.Lewis
West

Dbl
3 S

Lead
S J
S 10
S 9
D 4
H Q
H 3
D 3
H J
C 9
Garner
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
A
6
K
2
J
7
2
P.Lewis
East
Dbl
3 D
3 NT

3rd
6
Q
7
K
A
10
A
D 7
J
H.Weinstein
South
2 S
Pass
AP

4th
3
8
C 3
5
9
6
C 6
5
4
Welland
West

1 S
3 NT

Lead
H 9
D A
D 4
S 6
S J
H 3
D K
C A
D 9
Lawrence
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
6
C 2
8
5
2
Q
4
H 5
Willenken
East
1 C
1 NT


3rd
K
7
8
10
9
10
2
9
10
Solodar
South
Pass
Pass


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



Open 1S +1Pass 335-229 (46-38-26)3 NT East made 3 -4003 NT East made 4 -430


85. 2008 USBC Round of 16OpenLewisClosedWelland
Board 32
N-S Vul
S Q 9 7 5 3 2
H 5
D K 9 8
C A J 6
Garner
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 7
D 2
S J
C 4
H 5
H K
S 10
C 2
P.Lewis
North
1 S
2 S



2nd
3
9
6
5
3
J
A
J
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
10
3
Q
A
C 6
2
K
L.Lewis
South
1 NT
3 S



4th
8
Q
K
A
2
4
4
3
Lawrence
West

Pass
1 NT
Pass

Lead
D J
S 3
H 8
H K
Willenken
North
Pass
1 S
Dbl
2 S

2nd
3
K
A
Solodar
East
Pass
Pass
2 C
AP

3rd
2
10
2
Welland
South
1 H
Pass
Pass


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



Pass +7Pass 342-229 (47-38-26)3 S North down 1 -1002 S North made 4 +170


86. 2008 USBC Round of 16OpenWellandClosedLewis
Board 43
None Vul
S A 9 7 6 5
H Q 10 2
D K 9 7 4
C Q
L.Lewis
West

4 NT



Lead
C 6
C K
C 2
D J
Garner
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
A
S 5
S 6
P.Lewis
East
Pass
5 C



3rd
Q
7
10
H.Weinstein
South
3 S
AP



4th
8
3
4
Welland
West

1 C
4 D
5 NT

Lead
S A
C A
C K
C 5
D J
S 7
D 3
Lawrence
North
Pass
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
Q
S 5
S 6
2
3
Willenken
East
Pass
Dbl
4 S
6 C

3rd
10
7
8
10
5
Q
Solodar
South
Pass
3 S
Pass
AP

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


Open 1S +11Pass 342-240 (47-39-26)5 C East made 6 -4206 C West made 6 -920


87. 2008 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenAllegaertClosedMeltzer
Board 60
N-S Vul
S Q 9 7 5 2
H J 3
D A J 9 7
C Q J
Helgemo
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
D K
C Q
D Q
H K
H 5
H 10
C J
H 9
S Q
C 7
Bathurst
North
1 S
Rdbl
Pass
2 D

2nd
3
K
4
2
J
7
A
8
K
10
Helness
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
6
3
5
A
Q
C 8
4
S 6
4
D 2
J.Lall
South
Pass
1 NT
Rdbl
AP

4th
A
2
J
3
4
D 7
9
D 9
8
Shivdasani
West
Pass
1 S
3 H


Lead
D 3
D 7
H 6
H 5
H Q
H 10
H 9
C A
C K
S K
Sontag
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
K
2
J
7
8
D 8
3
4
4
Allegaert
East
1 H
3 C
3 NT


3rd
A
4
A
K
C 2
S 6
D 6
8
9
Bates
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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





Pass +9Pass 351-240 (48-39-27)2 D× North down 3 -8003 NT East made 4 -430


88. 2007 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenNorwayClosedUSA1
Board 23
Both Vul
S Q J 10 4 2
H A 9 5 3
D J
C K 9 5
H.Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
5
8
2
9
6
9
K
7
C 7
K
H 9
S J
Q
Garner
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
10
6
Q
H 6
S 2
S 4
A
Q
5
10
H 10
S 8
A
Saelensminde
South
2 D
2 NT



4th
4
K
K
A
3
S 3
4
S 6
8
5
D 4
5
D 7
Helgemo
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
D J
H 3
D A
D Q
S 6
S 3
Zia
North
Pass
1 S
2 H
3 NT

2nd
2
3
6
8
K
J
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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








Pass +13Pass 364-240 (49-39-27)3 NT South down 2 -2003 NT North made 4 +630


89. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedChina (Smeg)OpenUSA1
Board 9
E-W Vul
S A J 10 9 2
H A J
D 10 4 3
C 10 6 5
Zia
West

Dbl
3 H

Lead
D 3
S Q
D 4
S K
H 10
S J
H K
X.Wang
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

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

3rd
J
3
7
D 6
2
6
7
Sun
South
1 NT
Pass
AP

4th
A
4
2
2
J
H 4
5
M.Shi
West

Dbl
3 H

Lead
S 4
S J
S 10
H 7
S 9
Garner
North
Pass
2 H
Pass

2nd
Q
5
K
3
8
Zhuang
East
Pass
3 C
3 NT

3rd
A
7
6
K
H.Weinstein
South
2 D
Pass
AP

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

Pass +12Pass 376-240 (51-40-27)4 H West made 4 -6203 NT East down 1 +100


90. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenBrazilClosedUSA2
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 8 4 3 2
H J 8 7 5
D 6 3
C A K
Freeman
West

Pass
2 H
AP

Lead
H K
C 3
D 3
H 3
D J
C 8
S 2
D Q
S A
Figueiredo
North
1 S
Dbl
Pass


2nd
5
K
2
7
C 9
A
J
H 2
C 10
Nickell
East
2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
5
A
6
S 6
C J
S 3
9
Brenner
South
Pass
Pass
3 C


4th
6
5
C 6
C 4
8
7
7
K
4
Villas-Boas
West

3 S



Lead
C Q
S 2
H 2
D A
D K
H 10
H K
H 4
D 8
S 3
H.Lall
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
3
5
8
4
5
C 4
7
J
10
Chagas
East
1 S
4 S



3rd
K
C 7
A
C 6
C 8
Q
D 2
S 6
S 9
Hamman
South
2 NT
AP



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





Open 1S +9Pass 376-249 (51-41-27)3 C South down 2 -2004 S East made 4 -620


TopMain

91. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenCanadaClosedUSA1
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 8 3
H 4
D J 5
C K 9 8 5 3
Rosenberg
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
H Q
H 7
D 5
C 4
H A
C K
D J
D 6
C 9
D Q
J.Smith
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
S 3
3
A
S 8
6
10
7
10
S Q
Zia
East
Pass
4 H
Dbl

3rd
K
9
A
3
J
H 8
K
S K
S 9
C Q
Zaluski
South
1 NT
4 S
AP

4th
4
5
2
2
6
J
4
C 7
S J
9
Klimowicz
West

1 H
4 H

Lead
H Q
S J
S 7
C 4
H A
C K
C 3
D A
D K
D 6
C 8
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
Dbl
4 S

2nd
3
K
9
A
S 3
2
7
4
7
8
10
Frukacz
East
Pass
3 C
Dbl

3rd
K
A
H 2
5
9
H 6
S 4
5
J
S 10
S 6
Garner
South
1 D
Pass
AP

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





Pass +5Pass 381-249 (52-41-27)4 S× North down 2 -3004 S× North down 1 -100


92. 2007 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedCanadaOpenUSA1
Board 10
Both Vul
S K J 8 6 2
H 3 2
D K J 8
C K 9 2
Garner
West

3 D
AP

Lead
S 4
H Q
C Q
D 9
C 7
H K
C 4
H J
S 10
Klimowicz
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
3
7
A
A
9
A
J
8
7
H.Weinstein
East
2 H
4 H


3rd
J
D 3
5
8
H 4
D 4
K
D 5
Q
Frukacz
South
2 NT
Dbl


4th
A
2
2
2
3
3
H 5
S 2
K
Zaluski
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
H 3
S 9
H K
S 5
S 8
D 6
D 7
S 6
S 2
D J
Rosenberg
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
3
J
J
7
7
10
9
K
H 4
H 5
H 6
J.Smith
East
2 H
AP


3rd
5
A
A
D 4
Q
C 4
A
2
H 8
C 8
H 10
Zia
South
Pass



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





Open 1S +12Pass 381-261 (52-42-27)4 H× East down 2 +5002 S North down 1 -100


93. 2007 Spingold FinalClosedNickellOpenGromov
Board 44
E-W Vul
S A K 10 3
H 7 5
D A 6 4 3
C 10 9 7
Dubinin
West

2 NT

Lead
S 6
H 7
H 3
D J
D 2
D 5
Soloway
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
5
K
8
Q
4
S 2
Gromov
East
1 NT
3 D

3rd
K
A
5
K
10
7
Hamman
South
2 S
AP

4th
9
4
Q
3
H 2
A
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
D J
S 3
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
Q
Q
Rodwell
East
1 NT


3rd
5
K
2
Balicki
South
Pass


4th
Q
A
5
S 7 5
H 9 8 4
D K 8 7 2
C K J 8 5
TableS Q J 9
H K Q J
D J 10 9 5
C A Q 6
S 8 6 4 2
H A 10 6 3 2
D Q
C 4 3 2
Open 1S +1Pass 381-262 (52-43-27)3 D East made 3 -1101 NT East made 3 -150


94. 2007 Spingold SemifinalOpenAoClosedGromov
Board 62
None Vul
S 10 8 4
H 9 8 4 3
D 10 7 4 2
C K 7
Gromov
West

3 C
Dbl
Dbl
AP

Lead
H 9
H Q
C Q
C 4
C J
D 3
H J
S 7
H 10
J.Wang
North
1 S
Pass
Pass
Rdbl


2nd
K
A
K
5
H 8
4
7
A
C 9
Dubinin
East
1 NT
Pass
Pass
5 C


3rd
6
C 3
A
8
S 6
A
S 3
K
D 2
Ao
South
Dbl
4 C
4 S
Dbl


4th
2
3
2
7
6
5
4
4
5
Gu
West

3 C




Lead
S 2
D Q
S A
D 5
H K
H Q
D A
Balicki
North
Pass
Pass




2nd
3
K
K
6
6
7
Chechelashvili
East
1 NT
3 NT




3rd
10
3
4
7
2
C 3
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
AP




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





Pass +12Pass 393-262 (53-43-27)5 C× West made 5 -5503 NT East down 1 +50


95. 2007 Spingold Round of 16OpenMahaffeyClosedCayne
Board 30
None Vul
S K 9 8 6 4
H J 7 2
D A 4
C K 6 3
Fantoni
West

3 H

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

2nd
Q
5
D 8
D 3
3
2
2
Nunes
East
Dbl
4 H

3rd
J
6
9
Q
10
A
8
Zhao
South
2 S
AP

4th
2
2
J
7
J
K
9
Lair
West

3 H

Lead
S J
H 6
H 3
S 2
H J
C A
S Q
C 9
Seamon
North
Pass
3 S

2nd
A
2
D Q
K
K
8
10
6
Mahaffey
East
1 H
4 H

3rd
4
A
Q
7
D 3
4
H 10
Q
Cayne
South
Pass
AP

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

Pass +1Pass 394-262 (54-43-27)4 H West made 5 -4504 H East made 4 -420


96. 2007 USBC SemifinalOpenSchwartzClosedEkeblad
Board 47
E-W Vul
S A 10 8 7 5
H J 9 2
D A 5
C Q 5 4
Gitelman
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
J
10
9
4
3
9
C 6
C 9
K
S 10
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
K
S 4
A
J
S 5
S 7
S 8
4
Casen
South
2 D
2 NT


4th
4
2
Q
2
8
7
S 6
S K
7
Berkowitz
West
Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
S 2
D A
D 5
D K
H Q
S K
S Q
H 10
H 8
Rubin
North
Pass
2 H


2nd
A
3
2
9
5
9
D 10
K
J
Cohen
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
6
6
Q
S 5
2
H 6
H 7
9
Ekeblad
South
2 D
3 D


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




Pass +4Pass 398-262 (55-43-27)3 NT South down 1 -503 D South made 3 +110


97. 2007 USBC SemifinalOpenSchwartzClosedEkeblad
Board 59
None Vul
S K 7 5 3 2
H 10 7 6 3
D K 6 4
C A
Gitelman
West
Pass





Lead
C 10
Krekorian
North
1 S





2nd
Moss
East
1 NT





3rd
Casen
South
AP





4th
Berkowitz
West
Pass
1 D
2 C
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
C 10
H 7
S J
D 4
S 9
S 8
S A
Rubin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
K
4
7
2
C 4
5
Cohen
East
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 H


3rd
A
9
6
10
Q
10
D 9
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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



Open 1S +7Pass 398-269 (55-44-27)1 NT East made 2 -1203 NT East made 3 -400


98. 2007 USBC Round of 16ClosedO'RourkeOpenSchuett
Board 54
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 8 6
H J 2
D 10 9 6
C A J 6
D.Yang
West

2 H

Lead
S K
C 7
D 10
H 3
O'Rourke
North
1 S
AP

2nd
2
K
A
4
S.Mohan
East
Pass


3rd
A
A
7
Q
Jacobus
South
1 NT


4th
3
2
K
2
Grue
West

3 H

Lead
D 10
D Q
H 3
H A
C K
S K
D 8
C Q
C 10
S Q
S 10
Schuett
North
Pass
AP

2nd
A
7
4
J
A
2
H 6
6
J
7
9
Cheek
East
Pass


3rd
J
S 3
Q
5
2
A
6
4
5
D 4
Demirev
South
3 D


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




Pass +5Pass 403-269 (56-44-27)2 H West made 2 -1103 H West down 2 +100


99. 2007 USBC Round of 16OpenDeutschClosedGordon
Board 42
Both Vul
S 10 7 5 3 2
H A 9 8
D 9
C A Q 6 2
Burger
West

Pass
AP



Lead
C 3
D A
H 3
H 9
C 5
Lazard
North
1 S
5 H




2nd
2
C 4
4
J
7
M.Gordon
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
9
9
A
D 3
A
Bramley
South
4 NT
7 D




4th
K
2
2
5
D 6
Baze
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
D 9
S A
S K
C K
C 5
Pratap
North
Pass
1 S
4 C
4 NT


2nd
A
2
6
8
3
4
Cohler
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
2
3
2
Q
Landen
South
1 D
3 C
4 H
6 D


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


Pass +3Pass 406-269 (57-44-27)7 D South down 2 -2006 D South down 1 -100


100. 2007 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenTuszynski
Board 52
Both Vul
S J 10 6 4 2
H K 6
D K 10 8
C A 10 6
Bykov
West

3 NT

Lead
H 3
H 6
S 7
C 5
C 3
S J
H J
C Q
C 9
S 3
Soloway
North
1 S
AP

2nd
5
10
4
8
2
Q
2
4
7
Kodayam
East
1 NT


3rd
K
Q
K
10
J
D 2
7
S 9
D 3
Hamman
South
Pass


4th
4
A
A
K
A
8
D 8
6
S 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
H 6
D Q
S 7
D 4
C 3
S J
S 6
H 10
Kowalski
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
J
8
4
7
2
3
Q
9
Rodwell
East
1 NT


3rd
K
Q
5
K
10
J
H 2
H 8
7
Tuszynski
South
Pass


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



Open 1S +6Pass 406-275 (57-45-28)3 NT East down 1 +1001 NT East made 2 -120


Only 100 of the 258 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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