Main     Comparison 9X23 by Richard Pavlicek    

Weak NT vs. Minor

One team opened 1NT (12-14) and the other opened 1C or 1D

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-2012Weak NT444825-801 = 50.74165-173-106 = 49.10
2005-2012Weak NT7461377-1361 = 50.29278-284-184 = 49.60
2001-2012Weak NT9751815-1692 = 51.75368-357-250 = 50.56
1996-2012Weak NT11622217-2030 = 52.20436-423-303 = 50.56


1. 2012 World Championship FinalClosedPolandOpenSweden
Board 65
None Vul
S 7 6 2
H 5 3
D A K Q J 10
C K 6 5
Bertheau
West

3 S



Lead
H K
S A
H J
C 3
D Q
D A
D K
H 7
Narkiewicz
North
1 NT
AP



2nd
4
5
Q
2
2
3
S K
9
Cullin
East
2 S




3rd
3
8
8
K
5
6
7
S J
Buras
South
3 D




4th
A
7
5
10
4
8
9
C 5
Zmudzinski
West

2 S
3 S
Pass

Lead
C 8
D A
D K
Nystrom
North
1 C
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
2
2
3
Balicki
East
1 S
3 H
3 NT
Rdbl

3rd
K
5
7
Upmark
South
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

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



Minor +12Minor 12-0 (1-0-2)3 S East made 3 -1403 NT×× East down 2 +600


2. 2012 World Championship PlayoffClosedIrelandOpenMonaco
Board 17
None Vul
S A 5
H 8 7 5
D A 3 2
C K Q 10 6 5
Multon
West
Pass
4 C
AP

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


2nd
4
2
7
2
A
H K
D J
5
Zimmermann
East
2 C
6 H


3rd
3
5
A
10
2
10
Q
Q
Carroll
South
3 C
Dbl


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


Lead
H K
Helness
North
1 C
5 C


2nd
2
McGann
East
2 D
AP


3rd
Q
Helgemo
South
2 H



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


Weak NT +9Minor 12-9 (1-2-2)6 H× East down 4 +8005 C North made 6 +420


3. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenMonacoClosedSweden
Board 81
None Vul
S A 5 2
H A 10 7
D J 10 9
C K Q 10 3
Upmark
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
H 6
C 4
S 5
H 4
Helgemo
North

1 NT
2 D


2nd
5
7
7
K
Q
Nystrom
East

Pass
Pass


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


4th
9
8
6
4
Fantoni
West

Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
H 2
D 5
H K
H 9
C K
D 10
S 2
D 4
Bertheau
North

1 C
1 S


2nd
7
A
10
A
6
3
K
Q
Nunes
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
5
9
4
3
5
6
3
Cullin
South
Pass
1 H
1 NT


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



Weak NT +6Weak NT 15-12 (3-1-2)3 NT North made 3 +4001 NT South made 3 +150


4. 2012 World Championship SemifinalClosedMonacoOpenSweden
Board 55
Both Vul
S A J 6 5
H A Q J
D 8 4
C 8 7 5 4
Cullin
West

Pass

Lead
D K
D 5
H 2
D Q
H 3
C 4
S 4
D 7
C A
C J
C 9
Nunes
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
2
J
7
A
6
6
6
3
2
3
S 8
Bertheau
East
Dbl


3rd
10
6
Q
9
J
Q
Q
S 9
10
H 5
S 2
Fantoni
South
Pass


4th
4
8
K
S 5
4
K
3
C 7
5
8
S J
Helness
West

1 H

Lead
H 8
C 4
D 6
C 3
S 2
C A
C J
D 5
S 4
H Q
Petersson
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
9
6
4
10
5
2
H 3
2
A
K
Helgemo
East
Dbl
1 NT

3rd
A
Q
K
5
K
H 5
H 6
9
7
2
Ahlesved
South
Pass
AP

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




Minor +8Minor 20-15 (2-3-2)1 NT× North down 2 -5001 NT East made 3 -150


5. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenMonacoClosedSweden
Board 31
N-S Vul
S A 9 8 4
H Q 6 5
D K 8
C K Q 10 8
Upmark
West

Dbl
4 S


Lead
C K
S 4
H 9
D 5
S 8
D 4
C 2
D 3
Nunes
North
1 NT
4 H
Dbl


2nd
3
2
6
2
5
8
A
H 5
Nystrom
East
2 D
Pass
AP


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



4th
6
7
4
K
10
10
5
7
Helness
West

2 NT
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
S 2
D 3
C Q
H 5
D 6
C 2
S 3
S Q
C K
H Q
D 9
C 10
Bertheau
North
1 C
3 H
4 H
Dbl

2nd
8
C 9
K
3
S 5
A
A
8
H 4
7
S 6
7
D J
Helgemo
East
1 S
3 S
4 S
AP

3rd
6
J
5
4
2
4
8
K
7
H 10
K
Q
D 10
Cullin
South
2 H
4 D
Pass


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








Weak NT +7Weak NT 22-20 (4-2-2)4 S× West down 4 +8004 S× East down 3 +500


6. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenMonacoClosedSweden
Board 9
E-W Vul
S A 3
H 10 7 2
D Q 8 3
C A K 10 9 3
Nystrom
West

Dbl
4 S

Lead
D 5
S 2
D 8
C 8
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 C
AP

2nd
A
A
10
Q
Upmark
East
Pass
2 S


3rd
3
5
S 8
K
Nunes
South
Pass
4 C


4th
9
7
2
6
Multon
West

2 D
3 NT

Lead
C A
C K
C 10
S 3
D 10
D K
D J
S A
C 9
C 3
Cullin
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
6
J
H 5
Q
5
8
Q
5
H 6
Zimmermann
East
Pass
3 D


3rd
8
5
4
7
A
4
9
H 3
2
Bertheau
South
1 D
Pass


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




Minor +5Minor 25-22 (3-5-2)4 S East down 1 +1003 NT West down 3 +300


7. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedNetherlandsOpenMonaco
Board 81
None Vul
S K Q 6
H K Q 10 8
D Q 10 9 4
C 10 4
Nunes
West

Pass


Lead
D A
S J
D 5
S 8
H Q
S 10
H K
H 8
D 8
H 10
C 2
C 3
C 8
de Wijs
North
1 NT
2 C


2nd
2
3
10
4
A
7
2
4
J
J
7
6
D 9
Fantoni
East
Dbl
Dbl


3rd
7
A
K
2
7
5
S 9
C 5
Q
C 9
10
K
A
Muller
South
Rdbl
AP


4th
4
6
3
K
3
Q
5
6
6
9
J
4
Q
Verhees
West

1 H
2 NT

Lead
S K
H 6
S Q
S 6
C 3
H 3
D A
H A
C A
C J
Helness
North
1 D
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
Q
10
J
2
8
2
C 5
6
Q
v.Prooijen
East
Dbl
1 NT
4 H

3rd
7
2
3
4
K
J
5
5
7
8
Helgemo
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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







Minor +9Minor 34-22 (4-5-2)2 C× North down 2 -3004 H West down 2 +100


8. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedPolandOpenItaly
Board 49
None Vul
S K Q 2
H A Q 10 5
D Q 9 2
C J 8 7
Versace
West

Dbl


Lead
S J
C 9
D 9
C 4
C Q
D 8
D A
Balicki
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
7
10
J
K
8
2
Zaleski
East
Pass
2 C


3rd
2
J
7
A
6
10
Zmudzinski
South
Pass
AP


4th
3
2
4
7
D 6
3
Buras
West

1 H
1 NT

Lead
S Q
D 4
D A
D K
D 10
D 5
C 2
Bocchi
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
3
9
3
7
H 4
H 7
9
Narkiewicz
East
1 D
1 S


3rd
5
J
8
C 3
C 5
H 3
A
Madala
South
Pass
Pass


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

Minor +1Minor 35-22 (5-5-3)2 C East made 4 -1301 NT West made 1 -90


9. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedIrelandOpenRussia
Board 47
N-S Vul
S A K 5 2
H K 8
D Q J 4
C J 10 9 8
Khokhlov
West

Pass

Lead
S J
D Q
D 2
D 4
D 9
D 8
D 5
S 8
C J
S 10
S 9
Mesbur
North
1 NT


2nd
4
K
7
H 2
S 7
S Q
C 5
H 5
A
H 4
C 3
Matushko
East
Pass


3rd
6
A
J
10
S 2
S 5
C 8
A
2
H 7
H 9
Fitzgibbon
South
Pass


4th
K
6
3
C 4
C 6
H 3
C Q
3
7
C 9
C 10
Hanlon
West

Pass

Lead
D 10
C A
C Q
C 6
H J
H Q
H 2
S 8
D Q
D 4
Kholomeev
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
6
2
3
S 4
K
6
10
6
3
McGann
East
1 NT


3rd
J
4
5
K
A
5
7
A
2
Khiuppenen
South
Pass


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




Weak NT +3Minor 35-25 (5-6-3)1 NT North made 3 +1501 NT East down 1 +50


10. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedNetherlands
Board 17
None Vul
S A 5 2
H Q 4
D A J 10 6 5
C Q 10 7
Verhees
West

Pass
2 H

Lead
C 7
S 3
S 5
D 8
S 7
C A
C 3
S 9
H 3
H 9
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 D
AP

2nd
J
8
6
9
Q
10
Q
10
5
6
v.Prooijen
East
Dbl
Dbl


3rd
9
J
K
10
H 2
8
K
D 2
Q
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
A
4
K
2
4
5
D 5
A
Helgemo
West

1 H


Lead
S 2
D 4
S 6
D 8
D A
S A
C A
C 2
S 9
C Q
Drijver
North
1 D
AP


2nd
3
2
K
9
7
7
7
10
10
J
Helness
East
Dbl



3rd
Q
10
J
J
C 5
8
8
K
H 8
H 3
Brink
South
Pass



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




Minor +2Minor 37-25 (6-6-3)2 H West made 3 -1401 H West made 1 -80


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11. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedItalyOpenPoland
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A Q 9 5
H A 10 4
D J 7 5
C K 4 3
Narkiewicz
West

Pass

Lead
H 7
C 3
H 9
H Q
H 8
H 3
Madala
North
1 NT


2nd
5
6
10
S 2
C 5
C 8
Buras
East
Pass


3rd
K
Q
J
6
C 2
D 3
Bocchi
South
Pass


4th
A
A
S 3
4
D 5
Zaleski
West

Pass

Lead
S J
S Q
S 5
C 10
C 8
H 9
C K
D 5
H K
Balicki
North
1 C
2 S

2nd
A
6
8
7
A
A
H 3
2
4
Versace
East
Pass
AP

3rd
4
3
K
3
4
2
5
10
8
Zmudzinski
South
1 S


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


Minor +6Minor 43-25 (7-6-3)1 NT North down 1 -502 S South made 5 +200


12. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedPolandOpenItaly
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A Q J 7
H 10 4
D A K 9 4
C 5 4 2
Madala
West

2 H
3 H
Pass

Lead
H K
D J
S A
D K
S 10
C 2
C K
Buras
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass
4 S

2nd
4
A
2
8
Q
6
J
Bocchi
East
Pass
2 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
6
3
4
A
4
Narkiewicz
South
2 C
Dbl
3 S


4th
2
2
3
S 5
8
7
9
Balicki
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D J
S A
S Q
S 7
C 3
H 5
H Q
D 2
H 6
Versace
North
1 D
2 S



2nd
A
2
4
H 3
7
4
S 9
H 8
Zmudzinski
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
6
8
K
2
A
7
4
Zaleski
South
1 S
4 S



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




Minor +10Minor 53-25 (8-6-4)4 S South down 1 -504 S South made 4 +420


13. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedMonacoOpenCanada
Board 86
N-S Vul
S Q 3
H Q 8 5 2
D Q 4 3
C A K 9 8
L'Ecuyer
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
H 2
H 4
C 2
S Q
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
3
6
J
8
Demuy
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
5
D 6
Nunes
South
2 C
4 H


4th
A
3
10
4
Helness
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
D 5
C 3
D 3
C 10
S Q
S 3
S 6
H 4
H 6
S K
D Q
H 7
Amoils
North
1 C
Pass
5 C

2nd
A
2
6
J
7
A
J
3
K
C 6
K
Helgemo
East
Dbl
3 D
AP

3rd
7
9
C 4
K
8
10
5
Q
J
C 8
C 5
D.Wolpert
South
Rdbl
4 D


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






Weak NT +12Minor 53-37 (8-7-4)4 H North made 4 +6205 C North down 1 -100


14. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedItalyOpenTurkey
Board 96
E-W Vul
S K Q J 10
H K 6 3
D J 10 8
C K J 10
Kokten
West
Pass
AP


Lead
S 3
S K
S J
H 2
H 7
D J
Bocchi
North
1 NT



2nd
2
5
A
10
K
O.Aker
East
Pass



3rd
9
7
8
A
9
Madala
South
3 NT



4th
Q
4
D 7
3
4
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
S 2
S J
S K
D 5
C 6
S 10
C J
C K
Gur
North
1 C
2 NT


2nd
A
4
5
A
K
3
6
7
H 2
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
Q
8
7
6
10
H 4
9
A
Yilmaz
South
2 C
3 NT


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



Weak NT +2Minor 53-39 (8-8-5)3 NT North made 5 +4603 NT North made 3 +400


15. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedCanadaOpenMonaco
Board 6
E-W Vul
S 9 8
H A 6 4
D A 10 6
C K Q 10 5 4
Helness
West
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
A
6
K
Q
2
9
3
Helgemo
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
10
3
A
S 5
10
7
L'Ecuyer
South
4 D



4th
9
J
8
4
7
K
6
Korbel
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
S 8
C 3
S 2
D J
D 5
C K
S J
D 9
S 10
Zimmermann
North
1 C
1 S


2nd
2
7
8
K
7
3
A
Q
H 4
C 7
Miles
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
10
3
6
8
S 5
C 4
H 8
H 6
Multon
South
1 H
4 S


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




Minor +3Minor 56-39 (9-8-9)4 S North down 3 -1504 S North down 1 -50


16. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenNetherlandsClosedFrance
Board 15
E-W Vul
S A 10 2
H A Q 9 4
D A 8 6 3
C 10 3
Lorenzini
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
D 3
C 4
C J
C 8
C 9
H 10
de Wijs
North
1 NT


2nd
J
7
3
7
Q
D 6
9
Rombaut
East
Pass


3rd
Q
Q
K
6
A
2
K
Muller
South
Pass


4th
A
K
5
10
H 4
H 3
8
Brink
West
Pass
AP

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


2nd
2
K
7
9
C 4
9
6
Q
10
7
Drijver
East
Pass


3rd
8
A
J
6
8
K
4
A
K
9
Bompis
South
1 NT


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



Minor +2Minor 58-39 (10-8-9)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT South made 3 +150


17. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenNew ZealandClosedFrance
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A K 6
H A J 10
D 9 6 4
C J 5 4 2
Pilon
West

Pass


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



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



3rd
K
2
4
5
8
D 6
5
H 3
10
J
Ck.Liu
South
Pass



4th
A
7
8
9
10
D 3
D 8
7
K
5
Cornell
West

2 C
AP

Lead
H 2
H J
S A
S K
H 10
C K
C A
C Q
S Q
Lorenzini
North
1 D
Dbl


2nd
Q
5
3
J
3
4
2
5
5
Bach
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
6
2
4
7
H 9
H 4
D 3
9
Rombaut
South
1 S
2 D


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




Weak NT +6Minor 58-45 (10-9-9)1 NT North made 1 +902 D North down 3 -150


18. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenIrelandClosedUSA
Board 14
None Vul
S K Q 4 3
H Q 9 5 2
D 10 8
C A K 10
Zia
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H K
H A
H 8
S 4
H 6
D 10
S 2
S K
Fitzgibbon
North

1 NT


2nd
10
J
D 4
6
9
2
8
10
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
3
4
J
C 3
K
Q
5
Mesbur
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
2
5
Q
A
D 6
5
7
9
McGann
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
S 5
D 10
H 3
D 2
S 3
S 9
Rodwell
North

1 D


2nd
2
8
J
5
4
7
Hanlon
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
K
K
K
3
J
Meckstroth
South
Pass
1 NT


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


Weak NT +6Minor 58-51 (10-10-9)3 NT North made 3 +4001 NT South made 4 +180


19. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenMonacoClosedAustralia
Board 21
N-S Vul
S 7 3 2
H K 2
D A 10 9 7
C K Q 6 3
Lavings
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S 6
S Q
S 10
S 9
S 8
H 3
C Q
C J
H 2
H J
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 D



2nd
K
3
7
D 4
C 2
7
A
10
5
9
Krochmalik
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
5
J
D 5
C 8
Q
7
5
A
Nunes
South
2 C
2 NT



4th
2
4
D 2
C 3
D 7
K
4
K
4
Helgemo
West

2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
S Q
C 4
C A
H 6
D Q
Kanetkar
North
1 D
Pass
3 C


2nd
K
3
3
7
A
5
Helness
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
6
J
5
4
7
Brown
South
Dbl
Dbl
3 D


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





Minor +3Minor 61-51 (11-10-10)2 NT North down 2 -2003 D North down 1 -100


20. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenPolandClosedNew Zealand
Board 27
None Vul
S K 8 4
H J 8 6 5
D A Q 10 8
C A 4
Ware
West

Pass


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

1 NT


2nd
2
2
Q
J
10
7
10
3
8
6
Tislevoll
East

AP


3rd
9
9
K
K
A
8
3
K
6
Buras
South
Pass



4th
10
Q
4
A
3
K
4
A
S 4
Zmudzinski
West

Pass
1 NT

Lead
S 4
C 6
C 2
S K
C 5
D 6
H 2
C 9
C 3
S Q
H 3
S 9
H 9
Cornell
North

1 C
Dbl

2nd
5
4
10
A
J
10
4
H 5
D Q
8
8
D 9
7
Balicki
East

Dbl
Rdbl

3rd
2
Q
7
6
K
J
Q
D 3
D 5
J
10
H J
D A
Bach
South
Pass
1 H
AP

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







Weak NT +14Weak NT 65-61 (11-11-12)1 NT North down 3 -1501 NT×× West made 4 -1160


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21. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenNew ZealandClosedPoland
Board 32
N-S Vul
S K 9 8 7
H K Q 8
D 9 7
C A Q 9 5
Buras
West

2 H


Lead
D 9
H J
H 2
C A
D 7
H 4
S 6
D 5
Ware
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
J
Q
C 8
K
A
C 4
9
10
Narkiewicz
East
2 C
4 H


3rd
Q
A
10
3
4
9
Q
2
Tislevoll
South
Pass
AP


4th
K
3
K
2
3
8
3
C 5
Bach
West

1 D
2 H

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

2nd
2
H 2
3
C 4
5
Q
4
4
9
H J
C 5
C 8
H 7
Cornell
East
Dbl
1 H
4 H

3rd
A
3
6
9
C 7
3
10
K
J
8
A
D 6
J
Balicki
South
Pass
2 C
AP

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







Minor +11Minor 72-65 (12-11-12)4 H West made 4 -4204 H East down 2 +100


22. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedMonacoOpenJapan
Board 4
Both Vul
S A Q 7 5
H 10 5
D 7 6 2
C A K 3 2
Hanayama
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D J
D A
D 5
H 2
D K
H 8
H J
D 10
C 9
C A
S A
S Q
C Q
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 D

2nd
8
3
4
5
S 2
9
C 6
S 4
4
8
8
K
H 4
Teramoto
East
Dbl
2 H

3rd
2
9
H 6
Q
H 10
S 3
C 2
S 5
7
5
6
J
J
Nunes
South
2 C
AP

4th
Q
6
7
K
H A
S 7
3
H 7
K
10
9
10
3
Helgemo
West
Pass
2 S

Lead
H 10
C 5
H 5
H 3
D 2
H 7
C 4
C 2
D K
S 3
S 8
Ino
North
1 C
Dbl

2nd
Q
7
A
J
A
9
10
Q
S 2
5
D 4
Helness
East
1 NT
AP

3rd
K
K
4
S 10
3
D 9
A
S 6
7
K
4
Imakura
South
Dbl


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






Minor +7Minor 79-65 (13-11-12)2 H East down 2 +2002 S× West down 2 +500


23. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedMonacoOpenJapan
Board 8
None Vul
S Q 9 6
H Q J 2
D K Q 8 7
C A 9 3
Hanayama
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D K
D 8
D 4
H K
S J
S 3
D J
Fantoni
North
1 NT


2nd
2
6
2
C 6
4
7
Q
H 7
Teramoto
East
Pass


3rd
8
3
10
Q
10
A
5
7
Nunes
South
Pass


4th
9
5
9
A
2
6
K
H 3
Helgemo
West
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
C Q
D 3
H K
C 7
D J
D 4
C A
H Q
S 6
Ino
North
1 D


2nd
4
K
9
5
10
5
C 2
S 5
3
4
Helness
East
Dbl


3rd
10
6
Q
7
5
7
K
8
6
K
Imakura
South
2 D


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



Weak NT +1Minor 79-66 (13-12-12)1 NT North made 2 +1202 D North made 2 +90


24. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedPakistanOpenUSA
Board 10
Both Vul
S A K 7 2
H K 3 2
D K J 8
C 10 8 6
Katz
West

Pass

Lead
D 6
H 4
S J
H K
H 3
S 9
C 6
S 10
H Q
D 5
Liaqat
North

1 NT

2nd
10
7
5
8
C 4
3
K
C 5
C 8
J
Nickell
East

AP

3rd
2
2
6
5
A
K
3
Q
D 3
Q
Said
South
Pass


4th
8
9
A
6
J
8
2
2
10
Askari
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
D 2
D Q
D 3
C 10
D 9
D 6
S 10
C 6
S 8
Rodwell
North

1 D

2nd
Q
K
10
S 9
A
H 4
H 5
5
K
H 10
Gheewala
East

1 NT

3rd
8
A
5
7
J
H 6
S 3
4
3
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
AP

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



Minor +3Minor 82-66 (14-12-12)1 NT North down 2 -2001 NT East made 1 -90


25. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedIrelandOpenEstonia
Board 26
Both Vul
S Q 3
H K J 6 5
D A 8 4 2
C A 9 5
Levenko
West

2 C

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

2nd
4
K
7
S 5
A
8
3
4
H 3
A
8
Sester
East
Pass
2 S

3rd
Q
3
9
5
6
4
7
10
H 5
6
H 8
Carroll
South
Pass
AP

4th
K
2
2
6
7
S 8
6
S 9
10
2
S 10
Hanlon
West

Pass

Lead
C 10
H 10
H 9
S 4
S K
C 2
C A
D A
H K
Luks
North
1 D
1 NT

2nd
K
4
A
3
6
3
6
6
McGann
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
5
6
J
5
S 8
4
7
Naber
South
1 S


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




Minor +2Minor 84-66 (15-12-12)2 S East down 1 +1001 NT North made 3 +150


26. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenEngland
Board 32
N-S Vul
S A 6 2
H Q 9 2
D K 8 7 4 2
C Q J
Forrester
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
C 2
C J
H Q
D Q
S Q
H 2
de Wijs
North
1 NT
Pass
3 D


2nd
J
3
9
4
K
3
7
Gold
East
2 D
2 S
Pass


3rd
9
Q
5
3
A
D 3
A
Muller
South
Dbl
Dbl
3 NT


4th
2
8
4
K
9
A
6
Brink
West

1 NT
Pass


Lead
S 4
H 3
S Q
H Q
D J
Robson
North
1 C
Dbl
3 NT


2nd
J
6
3
8
4
Drijver
East
1 S
2 S
AP


3rd
9
9
D 3
5
A
Allfrey
South
Dbl
3 S



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


Minor +1Minor 85-66 (16-12-13)3 NT North made 3 +6003 NT North made 4 +630


27. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedMonacoOpenTurkey
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A Q J 7
H A 7 6
D J 7 2
C 10 8 6
O.Aker
West
Pass
AP



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




2nd
2
2
9
H 9
S 6
D 6
Q
7
5
8
8
Kokten
East
Pass




3rd
9
A
8
10
H 6
D 2
7
10
8
J
4
Fantoni
South
3 NT




4th
Q
7
3
5
H 2
H 5
3
3
J
A
D 10
Zimmermann
West
Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
9
4
5
Q
7
A
8
10
D K
H 4
Multon
East
Pass
3 D
Pass


3rd
7
Q
9
J
2
5
3
5
C Q
H 6
7
Gur
South
2 C
Pass
4 C


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






Weak NT +12Minor 85-78 (16-13-13)3 NT North made 3 +6004 C North down 1 -100


28. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenNew ZealandClosedUSA
Board 13
Both Vul
S A 9 4 3
H J 10 5 4
D A 10
C A J 5
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
S 3
D 7
H 4
C 6
D 5
C A
S 9
S 7
D K
Cornell
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
5
2
10
3
2
6
3
J
D 4
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
6
9
K
5
J
7
K
4
H 5
Bach
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
A
10
3
7
10
A
4
D 8
H 6
2
Ware
West

Pass


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


2nd
A
3
Q
J
7
A
10
8
2
8
8
10
7
Tislevoll
East
Pass
AP


3rd
9
K
5
Q
K
S 5
3
A
K
S 4
C 8
9
D Q
Katz
South
1 S



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







Minor +1Minor 86-78 (17-13-13)2 NT North made 2 +1202 S South made 3 +140


29. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenEstoniaClosedFrance
Board 18
E-W Vul
S A 9 4
H K J 6 3
D K 10 9
C J 10 6
Bompis
West

Pass



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




2nd
2
5
Q
3
C 3
Q
3
J
6
Quantin
East
Pass




3rd
J
Q
6
9
Q
K
10
K
10
Naber
South
Pass




4th
A
2
5
7
K
5
4
7
H 4
Karpov
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
H 7
D 4
D 6
H K
H 6
C 3
C K
C A
H Q
S K
S 7
S 9
Rombaut
North
1 C
1 NT
2 D


2nd
Q
4
A
J
5
9
Q
10
J
3
5
J
D 8
Laanemae
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
3
K
S 2
C 2
6
S 6
S 3
10
4
A
10
Lorenzini
South
1 S
2 C
3 C


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








Weak NT +4Minor 86-82 (17-14-13)1 NT North made 1 +903 C North down 1 -50


30. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenCanadaClosedSweden
Board 9
E-W Vul
S J 7
H A J 6 3
D A 7 4 2
C A 10 3
Upmark
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C 4
H 3
H Q
D 5
H A
D 2
S K
C K
S A
C 5
L'Ecuyer
North
1 NT
3 H


2nd
2
7
5
6
10
8
J
3
7
10
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
6
A
2
10
5
8
2
J
Demuy
South
3 C
4 H


4th
A
4
8
3
9
Q
4
7
8
S 10
D.Wolpert
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
S K
S 6
S 9
S 5
C 4
H 3
H Q
H 2
H J
Cullin
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
4
J
C 3
C 2
D 5
7
7
9
C 6
D 3
Amoils
East
Pass
AP


3rd
A
2
Q
C 5
H 4
K
K
6
A
Bertheau
South
1 S



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




Minor +6Minor 92-82 (18-14-13)4 H North down 2 -1001 NT North made 2 +120


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31. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenRussiaClosedArgentina
Board 29
Both Vul
S A J 7
H 10 7 4
D K Q 10 4
C Q 4 2
Ravenna
West

2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C A
S 2
H 4
C K
H K
D 6
D 4
D 9
D 10
S 7
Gromov
North
1 NT
Pass
3 NT
Pass

2nd
2
H 2
4
A
H 8
5
2
S 9
5
C J
Q
Lambardi
East
Dbl
3 C
Dbl
Dbl

3rd
9
6
A
6
8
7
K
A
Q
S 8
K
Dubinin
South
Pass
Dbl
4 H
AP

4th
5
4
6
3
Q
J
J
3
C 7
7
Matushko
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 5
C 7
H 3
Fornasari
North
1 D
Pass
Dbl


2nd
6
H 2
4
Khokhlov
East
Dbl
2 C
AP


3rd
Q
8
Q
Palazzo
South
Rdbl
Pass



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






Weak NT +14Weak NT 96-92 (15-18-14)4 H× South made 4 +7902 C× East made 2 -180


32. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedFranceOpenHong Kong
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 10 6 2
H K Q J 10
D K Q 10
C 7 5
Lung
West

Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
D 3
H 10
D 7
H J
H K
H Q
C 7
S 7
Lorenzini
North
1 NT
2 NT
3 NT
Pass
4 D

2nd
10
Q
5
8
4
6
8
K
D 9
V.Li
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
AP

3rd
5
6
A
K
C 3
C 2
S 8
8
J
Rombaut
South
2 S
3 D
4 C
Pass


4th
2
4
3
C 4
2
7
9
S 3
6
Quantin
West

3 S
Pass



Lead
H K
D 9
H Q
H J
H 10
C 5
S 4
D K
S A
Fung
North
1 D
3 NT
Dbl



2nd
4
8
5
6
8
A
8
6
2
Bompis
East
Pass
4 S
AP



3rd
A
10
C 8
C 3
D 4
2
Q
2
7
Cheung
South
2 D
Pass




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





Minor +14Minor 106-96 (19-15-14)4 D South made 4 +1304 S× West down 4 +1100


33. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenSlovakiaClosedItaly
Board 14
None Vul
S J 9 5
H A K 9 3
D Q J 7 4
C J 7
Bocchi
West

Pass
Dbl
2 NT

Lead
H 6
H A
S 5
D 8
D 3
H Q
S 4
D 10
H J
D 6
Kemenova
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
5
K
2
7
10
10
J
C 5
Q
Madala
East
Pass
Pass
2 S
3 C

3rd
K
8
2
K
C 2
S 8
A
C 6
C 8
C Q
Tomcani
South
2 C
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
4
7
3
4
5
3
9
9
9
A
Velecky
West

Pass



Lead
H J
S 9
C A
C K
Zaleski
North
1 D
Pass



2nd
6
4
7
J
Kvocek
East
Pass
Dbl



3rd
2
10
2
6
Versace
South
2 D
AP



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





Weak NT +4Minor 106-100 (19-16-14)3 C East made 5 -1502 D× North down 2 -300


34. 2012 Spingold FinalOpenNickellClosedMonaco
Board 54
N-S Vul
S 8 7 5
H A K 6 4
D A 10
C K 8 6 3
Nunes
West

4 H
Pass

Lead
S A
S K
S 10
C A
C 5
D A
Rodwell
North
1 NT
Dbl
5 D

2nd
2
3
J
3
K
Fantoni
East
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
4
Q
D 5
2
9
Meckstroth
South
3 C
4 S


4th
8
7
5
4
S 6
Weinstein
West

3 H
AP

Lead
H J
S 8
C 9
D 3
S 5
Helness
North
1 C
3 NT


2nd
A
A
S 3
5
K
Levin
East
1 H
4 H


3rd
7
2
7
A
6
Helgemo
South
2 D
4 S


4th
C 4
4
3
J
Q
S Q 4
H J 5 3 2
D 8 6 5
C A 10 7 5
TableS A K 10
H Q 10 9 8 7
D J
C Q J 9 2
S J 9 6 3 2
H
D K Q 9 7 4 3 2
C 4
Minor +13Minor 119-100 (20-16-14)5 D North down 2 -2004 S South made 5 +650


35. 2012 Spingold FinalOpenMonacoClosedNickell
Board 21
N-S Vul
S J 7
H K J 8 7
D A Q 8 6
C J 7 2
Meckstroth
West

Dbl

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

2nd
3
4
K
5
9
4
2
5
3
Rodwell
East
Dbl
AP

3rd
6
2
3
C 2
H 7
8
9
7
10
Fantoni
South
2 H


4th
7
J
6
C 6
H 2
A
A
C 9
A
Zimmermann
West

Pass

Lead
C 3
C 9
S J
C 6
S Q
C Q
D J
D 2
H K
Nickell
North
1 D
1 NT

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

3rd
A
5
3
8
7
D 3
9
A
10
Katz
South
1 S


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


Weak NT +6Minor 119-106 (20-17-14)2 S North made 3 +1401 NT North down 1 -100


36. 2012 Spingold FinalOpenMonacoClosedNickell
Board 9
E-W Vul
S A K 4
H A 8
D J 8 7 6
C 9 5 4 3
Nickell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
S 9
D 6
D Q
D 3
D A
H Q
S A
C 3
S Q
C 2
Nunes
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
2
K
4
9
S 2
H 6
7
H 4
7
4
4
Katz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
3
K
7
8
S 10
S 7
6
8
H 3
K
Fantoni
South
2 C
3 NT


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

Pass


Lead
H 10
D 7
S 5
D 6
D 3
D A
C K
C J
C 10
C 6
Weinstein
North
1 D
3 NT


2nd
2
4
8
5
S 2
C 8
A
Q
5
9
Helness
East
1 H
AP


3rd
J
K
K
Q
8
S 7
2
3
H 3
H 4
Levin
South
3 C



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





Minor +2Minor 121-106 (21-17-14)3 NT North down 2 -1003 NT North down 1 -50


37. 2012 Spingold SemifinalClosedMonacoOpenCayne
Board 52
Both Vul
S 8 7 5 3
H K J
D K 9 8 2
C A Q 9
Duboin
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S 2
C 4
S 5
D 6
D 4
S K
H 5
H K
Fantoni
North
1 NT
2 S



2nd
J
9
6
K
S 4
C 7
2
4
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass



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



4th
3
3
A
5
2
9
3
8
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
S 3
C 4
H K
H J
H A
Versace
North
1 D
1 S
2 D


2nd
3
2
A
3
4
S Q
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
J
2
5
Q
C 9
Lauria
South
1 H
2 C
4 S


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



Weak NT +12Minor 121-118 (21-18-16)4 S North made 4 +6204 S North down 1 -100


38. 2012 Spingold SemifinalClosedNickellOpenGordon
Board 23
Both Vul
S J 10 8 7
H A Q 9 3
D A 3 2
C K 4
Kwiecien
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 4
H J
C K
C 4
H 10
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
3 NT


2nd
Q
Q
5
Q
K
Pszczola
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
6
2
A
Rodwell
South
3 H



4th
7
4
3
6
Nickell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 5
D 2
C J
H 6
H Q
M.Gordon
North
1 D
2 H
3 NT

2nd
Q
J
6
3
10
2
Katz
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
6
K
4
K
D 5
Pratap
South
2 C
3 D


4th
7
H 4
4
Q
A
7
S K 5 3
H K J 8 7
D 9 7 4
C 8 6 3
TableS A 9 6 4 2
H 6 5 2
D J 10 6
C Q 5
S Q
H 10 4
D K Q 8 5
C A J 10 9 7 2
Weak NT +1Minor 121-119 (21-19-16)3 NT North made 6 +6903 NT North made 5 +660


39. 2012 Spingold SemifinalOpenMonacoClosedCayne
Board 15
N-S Vul
S Q 8 5
H A K
D K 6 2
C 10 9 8 4 2
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
D 8
S 2
S 10
Fantoni
North
1 NT
4 H
Dbl

2nd
5
J
6
8
Versace
East
2 D
4 S
AP

3rd
10
K
K
3
Nunes
South
4 C
Pass


4th
J
A
5
H 2
Helness
West

Pass
4 D

Lead
C K
H J
Seamon
North
1 C
2 NT
Pass

2nd
5
3
Helgemo
East
1 S
3 D
6 D

3rd
2
K
Cayne
South
2 H
3 H
AP

4th
J
D 5
S K 10
H Q 7 5 3
D J 7 4 3
C Q 7 5
TableS A J 9 7 4 3 2
H
D A Q 10 9 5
C J
S 6
H J 10 9 8 6 4 2
D 8
C A K 6 3
Weak NT +4Weak NT 123-121 (20-21-16)4 S× East made 6 -7906 D East made 6 -920


40. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenBrink
Board 56
None Vul
S K 3
H A J 9
D A 6 4
C J 10 9 8 5
Verhees
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
Rodwell
North
1 NT
3 C
3 NT
4 D
6 C

2nd
v.Prooijen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Meckstroth
South
2 NT
3 S
4 C
5 C


4th
Weinstein
West

Pass
AP



Lead
D 10
C 2
Brink
North
1 C
1 NT




2nd
Q
4
Levin
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
3
J
Drijver
South
1 H
3 NT




4th
4
S 10 9 7 6 5 2
H K 4 2
D 7 5 3
C 4
TableS Q 8 4
H 8 6 5
D J 10 9 8 2
C A 7
S A J
H Q 10 7 3
D K Q
C K Q 6 3 2
Weak NT +10Weak NT 133-121 (21-21-17)6 C North made 6 +9203 NT North made 6 +490


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41. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedFleisher
Board 59
None Vul
S 9 7 3 2
H J 8
D A 5 4
C A K 9 3
Zia
West

2 C

Lead
D Q
D 3
C K
C A
C 3
D J
H 2
H 6
Fantoni
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
8
K
5
7
Q
H 10
8
Q
Martel
East
Pass
2 H

3rd
4
A
2
4
H 4
5
A
K
Nunes
South
Pass
AP

4th
6
2
6
8
10
7
9
Helness
West

Pass

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

2nd
2
Q
9
K
2
H 2
3
Helgemo
East
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
H 6
A
J
4
8
Rosenberg
South
1 S


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

Minor +6Weak NT 133-127 (21-22-17)2 H East made 2 -1102 S South made 3 +140


42. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedFleisher
Board 33
None Vul
S J 10 9 3
H A J 5
D Q 7
C A 9 8 3
Martel
West

Pass
3 D


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


2nd
2
3
Q
A
A
8
2
5
10
3
Q
Zia
East
Pass
Dbl



3rd
7
10
3
4
D 2
5
J
D 8
A
K
A
Fantoni
South
2 D
Pass



4th
K
Q
6
7
5
4
9
J
D 4
7
10
Zimmermann
West

Pass
Pass
3 D

Lead
S J
H 10
S 7
H 2
S 10
H 6
D A
D 5
S 9
C 2
H K
Fleisher
North
1 C
1 H
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
Q
J
A
8
3
10
8
9
D K
Multon
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl


3rd
4
4
3
9
D 2
A
6
J
H 7
10
Kamil
South
1 D
2 H
Pass


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






Minor +2Weak NT 133-129 (21-23-17)3 D West down 2 +1003 D West down 3 +150


43. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenBrink
Board 48
N-S Vul
S 9 7 3
H A K 10 3
D A Q 9
C J 5 2
Drijver
West

Pass


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



2nd
9
3
7
9
4
Q
8
2
5
4
Q
Brink
East
Pass



3rd
A
8
6
2
Q
4
D 7
8
7
C 10
D 3
Meckstroth
South
Pass



4th
2
4
10
A
10
D 5
J
3
10
6
S K
Weinstein
West

Pass
2 D

Lead
D 3
H 3
S 6
S Q
H 5
H A
C 5
S J
S 5
C K
C Q
Verhees
North
1 D
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
Q
4
7
7
9
3
9
H 10
10
8
Levin
East
Pass
2 C
2 H

3rd
Q
2
K
2
K
S 10
4
8
H J
D 5
D 7
v.Prooijen
South
1 NT
Pass
AP

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





Minor +4Even 133-133 (21-24-17)1 NT North down 1 -1002 H East down 1 +50


44. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedBrinkOpenNickell
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A Q
H J 9 5
D 10 9 4
C A J 9 8 7
Levin
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
6
8
J
6
H 7
S 2
6
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
J
5
8
Q
9
A
Brink
South
2 H
4 H


4th
3
2
K
4
9
10
10
3
Bathurst
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
D A
D K
S 5
C J
C 10
H J
C 2
D 9
C 5
S Q
H 9
Katz
North
1 C
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
J
3
3
Q
K
S 6
3
S 7
9
6
Zagorin
East
Dbl
4 S
Dbl

3rd
5
8
K
K
A
A
7
C 4
8
H 3
4
Nickell
South
1 H
5 C
AP

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





Minor +4Minor 137-133 (25-21-18)4 H South made 4 +4205 C× North made 5 +550


45. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedFleisher
Board 14
None Vul
S A 9 7 4
H K Q 9 3
D A 6 5
C 6 2
Rosenberg
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
5
K
A
A
4
Willenken
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl


3rd
3
7
2
D 2
S J
A
Nunes
South
2 C
2 S
4 D
4 S
5 S
Rdbl


4th
K
D 3
7
10
3
7
Helness
West
Pass
Pass
5 C





Lead
S K
S 10
C 4
H 7
D J
Zia
North
1 D
2 H
Dbl





2nd
2
5
Q
Q
Q
Helgemo
East
Pass
3 C
AP





3rd
4
A
K
C 7
K
Martel
South
1 H
4 H






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





Weak NT +18Weak NT 151-137 (22-25-18)5 S×× South made 6 +12005 C× East made 5 -550


46. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenBrinkClosedNickell
Board 14
None Vul
S Q J 10 5
H A J 7
D A 7 4 2
C Q 7
Katz
West

Pass
2 S


Lead
D 4
C 3
S 9
C Q
S 8
D A
S 3
C 8
H A
Zagorin
North

1 NT
AP


2nd
5
7
4
K
6
S 2
A
J
3
Nickell
East

2 H



3rd
Q
A
C 5
6
H 5
6
D 9
S J
2
Bathurst
South
Pass
Pass



4th
K
2
Q
9
10
3
5
10
6
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
D 4
C 4
C A
C 10
C 9
C 5
H 5
S Q
S J
Weinstein
North

1 D
Pass
2 NT

2nd
8
S 9
Q
6
8
D 7
S 5
A
7
8
Brink
East

1 S
Dbl
AP

3rd
9
10
K
3
J
S 3
S 2
3
4
6
Levin
South
Pass
2 D
Pass


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





Weak NT +1Weak NT 152-137 (23-25-18)2 S West made 2 -1102 NT North down 3 -150


47. 2012 Spingold Round of 32ClosedAmoilsOpenDenmark
Board 52
Both Vul
S Q 9 7
H K 7 5 3
D A J 4
C A 10 9
Askgaard
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D K
C 10
S 2
D 7
C A
C 9
Fu
North

1 NT
3 D


2nd
5
A
J
10
H 4
3
Bjarnarson
East

Pass
3 H


3rd
Q
6
K
Q
2
2
Delmonte
South
Pass
3 C
3 NT


4th
4
9
4
K
J
5
T.Bessis
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D 3
C 10
S 2
D 6
D 8
C A
C 9
S 7
C Q
H J
Schaltz
North

1 C
1 NT


2nd
5
3
10
9
J
J
H 2
5
7
6
Bertheau
East

Pass
AP


3rd
Q
K
Q
K
7
2
6
A
H 3
5
Konow
South
Pass
1 S



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





Minor +8Weak NT 152-145 (23-26-19)3 NT North down 2 -2001 NT North made 3 +150


48. 2012 Spingold Round of 32ClosedDenmarkOpenAmoils
Board 56
None Vul
S A Q 6
H 8 6 2
D K J 8 2
C Q 6 5
Delmonte
West
Pass
2 D
AP

Lead
C K
C 4
H 6
D A
D 3
C 3
D Q
D J
H 2
H A
Askgaard
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
7
2
10
4
5
H 4
7
S 7
K
Q
Fu
East
2 C
2 H


3rd
5
J
J
2
8
8
K
S 4
7
Bjarnarson
South
Dbl
Dbl


4th
A
Q
3
6
H 9
6
S 3
9
5
Konow
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
C 3
S 4
H 6
C 4
T.Bessis
North
1 C
1 S


2nd
2
K
5
A
2
Schaltz
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
K
7
Q
4
8
Bertheau
South
Dbl
3 NT


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




Weak NT +1Weak NT 153-145 (24-26-19)2 H× East down 3 +5003 NT South made 5 +460


49. 2012 Spingold Round of 32ClosedDenmarkOpenAmoils
Board 57
E-W Vul
S Q 7 3
H 10 6
D A Q J 7
C K Q 10 5
Delmonte
West

2 S
3 S

Lead
C K
S A
Askgaard
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
4
Fu
East
Pass
3 H


3rd
6
Bjarnarson
South
2 D
Pass


4th
A
Konow
West

2 S
4 S

Lead
H 10
S A
S 2
T.Bessis
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
2
3
7
Schaltz
East
Pass
3 S


3rd
J
4
K
Bertheau
South
2 H
Pass


4th
K
H 3
H 9
S A J 9 8 6 2
H K 5
D 9 4
C A 7 3
TableS K 10 5 4
H A Q 2
D 10 6 5 3
C 9 4
S
H J 9 8 7 4 3
D K 8 2
C J 8 6 2
Weak NT +10Weak NT 163-145 (25-26-19)3 S West made 5 -2004 S West made 5 -650


50. 2012 USBC FinalOpenDiamondClosedNickell
Board 9
N-S Vul
S Q 10 8
H K J
D 9 6 2
C A K 8 6 4
Zia
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C 4
C Q
C K
C 8
C 6
S 8
H 3
H K
Greco
North
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


2nd
4
3
10
5
S 5
S 7
9
J
9
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
J
A
H 5
D 7
H 6
K
4
8
Hampson
South
3 C
3 S
4 NT


4th
10
9
2
7
D 5
D 8
A
7
Gitelman
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
C 10
S 4
C 9
S J
C A
H K
H J
H 8
S 10
Nickell
North
1 C
1 NT
Pass


2nd
4
A
6
6
2
4
9
Q
2
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
8
3
Q
H 7
5
A
D 9
K
Katz
South
1 H
2 D
Rdbl


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




Minor +11Weak NT 163-156 (25-28-20)4 NT North made 5 +6602 D×× South made 3 +1160


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51. 2012 USBC FinalOpenDiamondClosedNickell
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A Q 8 2
H K Q 8
D 10 9 3
C Q 10 5
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
Hampson
North
1 NT
3 C
4 S
6 D
7 NT

2nd
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Greco
South
2 NT
4 D
5 NT
7 D


4th
Moss
West

Pass
AP



Lead
H 2
Katz
North
1 C
1 NT




2nd
A
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
3
Nickell
South
1 D
6 NT




4th
S K J 5
H J 10 5 3
D 4
C J 9 7 6 3
TableS 9 7 3
H 6 4 2
D 8 7 6 5
C 8 4 2
S 10 6 4
H A 9 7
D A K Q J 2
C A K
Weak NT +11Weak NT 174-156 (26-28-20)7 NT North made 7 +15206 NT North made 7 +1020


52. 2012 USBC SemifinalClosedNickellOpenMilner
Board 106
Both Vul
S A Q 10
H 6 4
D Q J 9 6 2
C A 7 3
J.Lall
West

Pass



Lead
H A
H 9
C K
S 7
D Q
S 6
C 10
Meckstroth
North
1 NT




2nd
2
J
7
A
K
4
2
Bathurst
East
Pass




3rd
3
Q
6
8
A
Q
Rodwell
South
Pass




4th
6
4
J
5
8
K
Zia
West

1 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
C 5
H Q
S 4
C 10
D Q
G.Wolpert
North
1 D
Dbl
2 D


2nd
2
J
4
Q
2
K
Hamman
East
1 H
2 C
3 C


3rd
3
Q
7
K
K
A
Kranyak
South
Dbl
Pass
3 D


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


Weak NT +1Weak NT 175-156 (27-28-20)1 NT North made 3 +1503 D North made 3 +110


53. 2012 USBC SemifinalClosedMilnerOpenNickell
Board 77
Both Vul
S A 9 8 7
H K 3
D K 10 5 2
C K 7 3
Rodwell
West

3 H

Lead
H 6
S 6
S 10
H K
D 5
D 7
J.Lall
North
1 NT
AP

2nd
A
7
3
4
4
6
Meckstroth
East
2 H


3rd
3
K
J
8
A
10
Bathurst
South
Dbl


4th
7
2
A
2
3
H 9
Milner
West

3 D

Lead
H Q
H 5
C 7
S 2
S K
C K
C 3
S Q
D 4
D 5
Zia
North
1 D
3 S

2nd
6
K
2
6
3
10
Q
4
7
H.Lall
East
2 H
AP

3rd
A
7
A
9
J
4
9
D 3
J
Hamman
South
Dbl


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



Weak NT +5Weak NT 180-156 (28-28-20)3 H East down 1 +1003 S North down 1 -100


54. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenLeeClosedDiamond
Board 37
E-W Vul
S A Q 10 4
H 9 5 4
D K J 3 2
C A 9
Platnick
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
D 10
C 5
D J
C 6
H A
C 8
C 3
H.Weinstein
North

1 NT
2 S


2nd
K
6
2
H 7
H 5
6
H 8
D 3
Diamond
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
10
4
7
3
J
H 2
Garner
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT


4th
9
Q
A
A
S 8
4
S 4
D 7
Demirev
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
D 10
C 5
D K
C Q
C 10
C 6
H 3
Hampson
North

1 D
1 S


2nd
9
5
2
H 2
H 4
H 5
H 9
S 4
Lee
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
2
3
4
8
7
H 7
A
Greco
South
Pass
1 H
1 NT


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



Minor +4Weak NT 180-160 (28-29-20)2 NT North down 1 -501 NT South made 1 +90


55. 2012 USBC SemifinalClosedMilnerOpenNickell
Board 43
None Vul
S K 9 8 2
H A 2
D Q 8 4
C A J 6 4
Nickell
West

Pass

Lead
S 4
H A
H 2
C Q
S Q
S A
C 10
C J
C 6
D 10
D 2
D 9
Kranyak
North
1 NT
2 S

2nd
5
6
5
3
3
7
5
9
H 9
K
Q
H 10
Katz
East
Pass
AP

3rd
J
7
Q
4
6
D 7
2
D 5
S 10
4
A
J
G.Wolpert
South
2 C


4th
K
4
3
K
2
8
A
8
7
6
H 8
8
J.Lall
West

AP

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


2nd
K
3
7
4
5
6
A
9
3
6
Bathurst
East
Dbl


3rd
A
6
H 4
A
2
10
9
H 7
A
10
Rodwell
South
2 H


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





Weak NT +2Weak NT 182-160 (29-29-20)2 S North down 1 -502 H South down 2 -100


56. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenLeeClosedDiamond
Board 16
N-S Vul
S 9 6 4
H A 9 4
D 9 8
C A K Q 8 7
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
C A
S A
S K
S Q
H K
H 2
D 9
S J
D 4
Garner
North

1 NT
Pass

2nd
J
S 8
2
3
5
10
6
5
C 10
Platnick
East

Dbl
2 S

3rd
Q
H 7
10
C 3
C 6
3
J
A
C 7
H.Weinstein
South
Pass
2 C
AP

4th
4
2
6
4
9
4
A
2
7
Lee
West

Pass


Lead
C 5
C 8
D A
D 3
S A
Gitelman
North

1 C


2nd
J
H 8
2
10
3
Demirev
East

1 S


3rd
A
S 2
8
9
10
Moss
South
Pass
AP


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




Weak NT +1Weak NT 183-160 (30-29-20)2 S East made 2 -1101 S East made 3 -140


57. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenFleisherClosedLee
Board 107
None Vul
S A 6
H J 8 7
D K 10 4
C A 9 7 4 2
Garner
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D 10
H 4
D 7
D 4
D J
D 9
S 2
S 6
C 5
Stansby
North
1 NT
3 C


2nd
3
6
7
2
C 6
8
C 8
3
J
A
H.Weinstein
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
10
5
2
K
Q
C 2
C 4
A
Q
Martel
South
Dbl
3 NT


4th
J
A
K
C 3
3
H 6
H 9
4
K
Levin
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
D 10
C 5
S 4
Lee
North
1 C
Pass
3 NT

2nd
J
6
7
10
Weinstein
East
2 NT
3 C
AP

3rd
8
5
10
5
Demirev
South
Dbl
3 H


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




Weak NT +1Weak NT 184-160 (31-29-21)3 NT North made 4 +4303 NT North made 3 +400


58. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenDiamondClosedJacobs
Board 95
N-S Vul
S K J
H K Q 4 2
D Q 10 7
C K 10 7 2
Wold
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
S A
S 3
D 7
H 3
C 7
H 6
Platnick
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
8
J
K
2
J
3
A
Bates
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
7
5
A
K
H 5
2
Diamond
South
2 C
3 H


4th
2
2
6
5
9
6
7
Greco
West

Dbl


Lead
D 6
C 8
C 2
S 2
D 5
S K
C 7
D 9
C Q
D 8
Beatty
North
1 C
2 H


2nd
7
6
9
A
Q
4
J
10
H 5
H 2
Hampson
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
K
H 3
J
3
6
H 6
H 7
H J
H 9
Jacobs
South
1 H



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




Weak NT +7Weak NT 191-160 (32-29-21)3 H North made 4 +1702 H South down 1 -100


59. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenSpector
Board 72
None Vul
S A 6 4
H K 10 9 6
D A 6 3
C K 7 3
Cheek
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 2
D Q
D J
H 6
D 9
D 8
S 10
Rodwell
North
1 NT
Rdbl
Pass

2nd
3
2
10
Q
5
C 3
4
Grue
East
Dbl
Pass
3 NT

3rd
K
4
7
4
K
S 2
K
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 H
AP

4th
A
3
A
5
6
C 9
5
Nickell
West

1 NT


Lead
H 10
D Q
H 6
D 9
S 10
H K
H 9
C 5
S 3
C 9
Spector
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
Q
2
A
5
A
C 4
C 10
A
4
6
Katz
East
1 S
3 NT


3rd
4
4
2
K
2
8
J
3
J
7
Cohler
South
Pass
AP


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




Minor +2Weak NT 191-162 (32-30-21)3 NT East down 2 +1003 NT West down 3 +150


60. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenDiamondClosedJacobs
Board 75
None Vul
S A K 2
H 6 4
D A J 5 3 2
C Q 7 2
Beatty
West

Pass


Lead
S J
S A
S 2
D 10
C 3
C 2
S 9
D 9
Gitelman
North

1 NT


2nd
4
6
10
4
4
5
H 8
6
Jacobs
East

AP


3rd
5
8
Q
3
8
A
H 4
Moss
South
Pass



4th
K
3
7
Q
Q
9
H 5
Hampson
West

Pass
1 NT

Lead
D 3
H A
H 5
H 9
S J
S A
S 2
D 10
D J
D 5
Schermer
North

1 D
AP

2nd
Q
2
3
D 2
4
6
10
K
C 3
H 10
Greco
East

Dbl


3rd
7
8
K
Q
3
8
Q
A
9
C 4
Chambers
South
Pass
Pass


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




Minor +2Weak NT 191-164 (32-31-21)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT West down 3 +150


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61. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenLeeClosedFleisher
Board 39
Both Vul
S A 10 8 2
H A Q 4 3
D K 5
C J 9 8
Kamil
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
C 5
S 2
H 5
C 10
C 2
C 7
D A
H.Weinstein
North
1 NT


2nd
3
4
D 2
H 2
8
D 4
D 6
S J
Fleisher
East
Pass


3rd
Q
6
S 5
K
Q
D 8
D 10
D J
Garner
South
Pass


4th
8
9
J
3
K
H 3
S 8
H A
Lee
West
Pass


Lead
D 4
C 2
C 6
C K
C 10
D 3
H 7
Levin
North
1 C


2nd
J
3
9
D 2
D 6
9
Demirev
East
2 C


3rd
K
Q
A
S 3
S 4
10
Weinstein
South
AP


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


Weak NT +2Weak NT 193-164 (33-31-22)1 NT North down 1 -1002 C East made 5 -150


62. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenMahaffeyClosedMilner
Board 39
Both Vul
S A K Q
H 8 5
D J 10 7 6 3
C K 8 3
G.Wolpert
West

3 NT

Lead
S Q
H 8
C A
C Q
D A
D K
D Q
Jacobus
North
1 NT
AP

2nd
4
9
3
8
3
6
7
Kranyak
East
Pass


3rd
7
10
2
4
H 2
H 3
H 6
Passell
South
Pass


4th
2
A
10
6
2
4
9
Pszczola
West

3 NT

Lead
S K
S Q
H 8
C Q
H 5
D K
D A
D Q
C A
C 7
Bathurst
North
1 D
AP

2nd
4
8
3
K
2
3
6
7
3
8
Lev
East
Pass


3rd
7
5
7
2
Q
H 6
H 9
S 9
4
9
J.Lall
South
1 H


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



Minor +3Weak NT 193-167 (33-32-22)3 NT West down 2 +2003 NT West down 3 +300


63. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalClosedFleisherOpenLee
Board 22
N-S Vul
S K 10 5
H Q 2
D Q 9 5
C A J 8 4 3
Demirev
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
S 7
H 5
D J
D 3
C 3
C Q
C 7
C A
C 8
Martel
North
1 NT


2nd
8
6
9
Q
6
5
9
10
H 6
D 4
Lee
East
Pass


3rd
4
K
A
A
8
K
4
J
H 10
D 10
Stansby
South
Pass


4th
2
A
Q
2
9
2
6
S 3
H 7
S 4
Fleisher
West

1 S

Lead
H Q
C 9
H 8
C 6
H 10
Garner
North
1 C
AP

2nd
3
3
4
K
7
Kamil
East
Dbl


3rd
J
5
2
2
H.Weinstein
South
1 D


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



Weak NT +3Weak NT 196-167 (34-32-22)1 NT North made 3 +1501 S West down 1 +50


64. 2012 USBC Round of 16OpenWolfsonClosedMilner
Board 51
E-W Vul
S K 10 6
H Q 9 4
D Q J 9 7 2
C A J
G.Wolpert
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
D Q
D J
D 5
D 7
D 2
S 6
S 2
C J
S 5
Compton
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
8
3
K
H 7
C 2
C 4
4
9
9
Q
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
A
9
6
H 3
A
K
Q
10
Bramley
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
A
10
C 5
4
H 2
C 7
3
7
6
J
Rosenberg
West

Pass
2 H

Lead
D J
D 5
C 5
C A
D Q
S 3
S 2
S K
H 4
C 10
S 8
Bathurst
North
1 D
1 NT
AP

2nd
K
H 2
J
3
4
6
9
7
K
H 5
C 7
Willenken
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
2
2
Q
8
J
10
5
3
K
H Q
J.Lall
South
1 S
Pass


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





Weak NT +3Weak NT 199-167 (35-32-23)3 NT North made 3 +4002 H West down 3 +300


65. 2012 USBC Round of 16ClosedWeinsteinOpenFleisher
Board 55
Both Vul
S A Q 5
H Q 6 4
D K 9 4
C K 10 6 2
Kamil
West

Pass

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

2nd
2
8
J
A
Q
9
K
3
A
10
Q
Fleisher
East
Pass
AP

3rd
5
9
4
6
K
D 7
9
J
4
Q
K
Stark
South
2 C


4th
6
Q
5
8
6
A
S 10
10
2
D 5
10
J.Weinstein
West

1 NT

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

2nd
2
10
2
H 8
2
S 7
4
C 5
C 7
9
S 9
K
A
D.Yang
East
Dbl


3rd
6
J
Q
4
6
3
7
H 6
C 6
Q
10
S 8
K
Levin
South
Pass


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






Minor +5Weak NT 199-172 (35-33-23)2 D North down 1 -1001 NT West down 1 +100


66. 2012 USBC Round of 16OpenWeinsteinClosedFleisher
Board 27
None Vul
S 10 6 3
H A 10 4
D A Q
C A 9 8 4 2
Kamil
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S K
J.Weinstein
North
1 NT



2nd
Fleisher
East
Pass



3rd
D.Yang
South
Pass



4th
X.Shi
West
Pass
1 D
Dbl

Lead
D 4
C 2
C 6
C 9
D 3
C 8
C 4
H A
Stansby
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
5
10
H 6
A
S 5
H K
3
Gu
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
7
K
A
3
6
S 4
S 2
5
Martel
South
Pass
1 NT


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


Minor +1Weak NT 199-173 (35-35-23)1 NT North made 3 +1501 NT× South made 1 +180


67. 2012 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenAmoilsClosedConsus Red
Board 32
E-W Vul
S J 7 2
H A Q 4
D 10 8
C A Q 9 7 4
Frukacz
West
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
K
9
2
10
4
6
Q
Cieslak
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
J
A
J
6
4
K
Cheek
South
2 H



4th
7
A
8
3
S 2
K
2
Delmonte
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
D 8
S 6
S 9
S 10
C 4
H 2
C Q
Zaremba
North
1 C
1 H


2nd
A
K
4
7
5
5
3
3
T.Bessis
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
2
K
A
D 6
K
A
Lewaciak
South
1 D
1 S


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


Minor +1Weak NT 199-174 (35-36-26)2 S North made 2 +1101 S South made 3 +140


68. 2012 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalOpenAmoilsClosedConsus Red
Board 15
N-S Vul
S J 8 4
H A Q J 2
D A Q 8
C 8 7 6
Cieslak
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
K
3
4
8
4
3
4
5
10
Frukacz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
J
Q
9
5
7
S 5
S 6
6
Grue
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
2
9
A
2
A
10
S 10
D J
7
D.Wolpert
West

Pass


Lead
H 6
S 8
D 7
H 4
S 2
D 3
C 4
D 5
H A
S J
Zak
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
7
9
8
K
Q
Q
Q
A
5
C 3
Amoils
East
Pass
AP


3rd
10
K
9
8
4
K
K
10
S 5
6
Zaremba
South
1 S



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




Weak NT +6Weak NT 205-174 (36-36-26)2 NT North made 2 +1201 NT North down 1 -100


69. 2012 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedBertheauOpenMonaco
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 2
H K J 5 2
D K 10 7
C A K 7 6
Fantoni
West

2 S
3 D
4 S

Lead
C A
C K
S 10
S Q
D 5
Zagorin
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
J
Q
4
2
K
Nunes
East
Pass
2 NT
3 S


3rd
5
4
9
5
Bathurst
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
2
9
J
8
Cullin
West

1 S
4 S


Lead
C A
D 10
S 4
S A
Zimmermann
North
1 C
Pass
AP


2nd
J
J
8
10
Bertheau
East
Pass
3 C



3rd
5
2
Q
5
Multon
South
Pass
Pass



4th
2
5
2
9
S A Q J 6 3
H 6
D A Q 8 5
C 10 9 2
TableS K 7 5 4
H A 10 9 8
D J 6 3
C Q J
S 9 8
H Q 7 4 3
D 9 4 2
C 8 5 4 3
Weak NT +1Weak NT 206-174 (37-36-28)4 S West made 4 -6204 S West made 5 -650


70. 2012 Vanderbilt Round of 16ClosedBertheauOpenMonaco
Board 10
Both Vul
S A J 3
H Q 9 3
D A Q 8
C J 10 9 7
Fantoni
West
Pass
Pass
AP



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




2nd
2
Q
5
4
2
8
J
D 5
10
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
K
6
K
3
5
Q
D 3
H 4
K
Bathurst
South
2 D
2 NT




4th
8
4
2
K
Q
A
3
6
A
Cullin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 7
C 7
S 10
S 9
C 9
S 6
C J
C 10
H 3
S 8
H 7
Zimmermann
North
1 C
1 NT
2 D
2 S
3 NT

2nd
2
8
4
7
5
A
D 3
D 5
10
D 8
Q
Bertheau
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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







Minor +10Weak NT 206-184 (37-38-28)2 NT North made 3 +1503 NT North made 3 +600


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71. 2012 Vanderbilt Round of 32ClosedVentinOpenNickell
Board 48
E-W Vul
S K 9 7 2
H A Q 9 8
D Q 5
C K 9 6
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
H 4
S J
D Q
D J
D 2
H A
H 8
S 9
H 10
Muzzio
North
1 NT
2 H
3 S


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


3rd
6
Q
8
A
5
S 7
6
D 7
4
Bianchedi
South
2 C
2 NT
4 S


4th
2
K
K
3
9
10
J
D 8
C 3
Pont
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
S Q
D Q
D J
D 2
S 2
D 7
H Q
S J
H 7
Hamman
North
1 C
1 S



2nd
3
K
4
6
10
8
K
4
6
Graupera
East
1 H
AP



3rd
6
A
5
S 7
A
S 9
4
C 3
J
Zia
South
Dbl




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





Minor +6Weak NT 206-190 (37-39-29)4 S North down 2 -1001 S North made 3 +140


72. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedUSA2OpenNetherlands
Board 114
E-W Vul
S K J 10 3
H A Q J 5
D 3 2
C Q J 9
v.Prooijen
West

Pass


Lead
D 5
S 4
D 9
S 5
S 6
C 7
S 8
H 4
H Q
H 5
D Q
Hurd
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
7
3
10
10
9
Q
H K
3
10
C 5
Verhees
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
Q
A
A
H 2
A
D 6
A
6
7
Wooldridge
South
2 C



4th
3
2
2
7
J
2
K
8
9
C 4
Grue
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 4
C 7
C 6
H A
H Q
H J
H 7
S 2
C 5
Drijver
North
1 C
1 H
1 NT

2nd
10
Q
3
10
8
D 5
S 5
4
J.Lall
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
8
4
6
K
5
J
Brink
South
1 D
1 S


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





Minor +2Weak NT 206-192 (37-40-29)2 H North down 2 -1001 NT North down 1 -50


73. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenNetherlandsClosedUSA2
Board 98
E-W Vul
S Q 10
H J 10 9 8
D A Q 9 7
C K 9 8
Hurd
West

Pass
AP


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



2nd
4
6
Q
J
C 6
2
6
Wooldridge
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
10
2
2
K
H J
A
8
Brink
South
2 C
4 H



4th
K
A
4
3
9
5
Q
de Wijs
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
C 3
S 2
H 8
H 9
S K
C 10
D 5
C 5
D Q
J.Lall
North
1 D
1 NT
3 H


2nd
8
9
3
2
Q
A
K
3
S 4
2
Muller
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Q
Q
4
A
10
A
9
6
4
Grue
South
1 S
2 H
4 H


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





Weak NT +11Weak NT 217-192 (38-40-30)4 H North made 6 +4804 H South down 2 -100


74. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedNetherlandsOpenUSA2
Board 105
E-W Vul
S J 8 7 5
H 10 5
D A Q 7
C A J 5 2
Grue
West

Dbl
4 H

Lead
D J
H A
H K
H 7
S 4
C 7
de Wijs
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
2
6
C 9
D 8
5
K
J.Lall
East
Dbl
2 H


3rd
Q
2
3
9
10
2
Muller
South
2 D
Pass


4th
K
5
10
C 5
A
3
Brink
West

3 C


Lead
D 10
H 5
H K
D K
D 6
S 4
Hurd
North
1 C
3 S


2nd
2
A
S 3
5
8
5
Drijver
East
1 H
4 H


3rd
A
6
2
4
H 4
10
Wooldridge
South
Dbl
AP


4th
3
9
10
7
Q
A
S K 6 4
H 9 8 4 3 2
D 4 2
C K Q 6
TableS Q 10
H A K Q J 7
D K 6 3
C 10 8 3
S A 9 3 2
H 6
D J 10 9 8 5
C 9 7 4
Weak NT +12Weak NT 229-192 (39-40-30)4 H East down 1 +1004 H East made 4 -620


75. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalClosedUSA2OpenNetherlands
Board 58
Both Vul
S 10 4
H 6 5 3
D A Q J 6
C A K 9 5
Muller
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
S 10
D 10
Bathurst
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
5
Q
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
8
Zagorin
South
2 H
4 S


4th
A
K
3
J.Lall
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
S 10
H J
S A
S Q
D 2
Brink
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
A
5
3
3
8
7
Grue
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
2
4
4
H 5
Q
Drijver
South
1 S
4 S


4th
3
K
A
6
C 4
K
S K 8 3
H J 10 9 7
D 10 9 7 5 4
C J
TableS 6 5
H Q 8 4
D K 8
C Q 8 7 6 4 2
S A Q J 9 7 2
H A K 2
D 3 2
C 10 3
Weak NT +1Weak NT 230-192 (40-40-31)4 S North made 6 +6804 S South made 5 +650


76. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenNetherlandsClosedUSA2
Board 16
N-S Vul
S A 8 5 2
H A 10
D K J 10
C 9 7 6 4
Zagorin
West

AP

Lead
S 3
S J
D 5
C 4
D 4
D 3
C 6
C K
C 5
de Wijs
North
1 NT


2nd
4
5
J
2
10
Q
J
8
Bathurst
East
Pass


3rd
9
7
8
10
A
2
A
7
Muller
South
3 NT


4th
2
6
6
Q
9
K
3
H 2
Brink
West

AP

Lead
H 6
D K
D J
C 4
C 5
Wooldridge
North
1 C


2nd
10
8
3
2
8
Drijver
East
Pass


3rd
2
6
9
A
9
Hurd
South
1 NT


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


Minor +8Weak NT 230-200 (40-41-31)3 NT North down 2 -2001 NT South made 2 +120


77. 2011 Bermuda Bowl PlayoffClosedItalyOpenUSA1
Board 19
E-W Vul
S J 8 6
H Q 6 4
D K 8 7 2
C A Q 10
Levin
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
6
4
7
9
D A
6
10
Weinstein
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
10
K
2
4
H 5
2
K
Bocchi
South
2 NT
3 D


4th
7
3
6
8
J
4
5
Sementa
West

Pass
4 S

Lead
H 7
S A
H K
S 2
H J
S K
D 4
C 8
D 7
D A
C 4
Kamil
North
1 C
3 D
AP

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


3rd
4
4
5
Q
S 3
D 6
10
Q
Q
8
Fleisher
South
3 C
Pass


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





Minor +3Weak NT 230-203 (40-42-31)3 D South made 3 +1104 S East down 2 +200


78. 2011 Bermuda Bowl PlayoffClosedItalyOpenUSA1
Board 9
E-W Vul
S Q 8 7 4
H J 9 2
D A Q 2
C K 4 3
Stansby
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
D A
D Q
D 2
D K
D 7
D 8
S 2
C A
C Q
C 7
Bocchi
North
1 NT
3 D


2nd
9
9
H 8
S 3
H 4
C J
C 6
5
H 6
H 7
S J
Martel
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
10
5
6
J
S 4
S 8
S 7
Q
8
S 6
H 10
Madala
South
3 C
3 NT


4th
K
3
4
10
C 5
S 9
S 10
A
3
4
H 2
Versace
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
S 8
C 5
Fleisher
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
9
A
H 6
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
J
Kamil
South
1 S
3 NT


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





Weak NT +10Weak NT 240-203 (41-42-31)3 NT North made 3 +4003 NT North down 1 -50


79. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedItalyOpenNetherlands
Board 86
N-S Vul
S 6 4 2
H A K
D A 4 2
C K 10 7 6 4
Verhees
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
H K
S 4
D J
S 3
C J
C Q
S 5
S A
H Q
D 10
Versace
North

1 NT
2 D
2 NT


2nd
7
3
J
8
9
K
9
10
H 5
6
5
v.Prooijen
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
8
K
2
Q
A
3
8
C 6
C 7
4
Lauria
South
Pass
2 C
2 H
3 NT


4th
A
4
7
K
2
5
4
6
H J
C 2
Q
Madala
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D Q
D 2
D 10
S 3
C J
C Q
Brink
North

1 C
1 NT



2nd
3
7
8
9
K
9
Bocchi
East

Pass
AP



3rd
6
9
4
Q
A
3
Drijver
South
Pass
1 S




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







Minor +6Weak NT 240-209 (41-43-31)3 NT North down 1 -1001 NT North made 3 +150


80. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenUSA2ClosedUSA1
Board 94
None Vul
S 9 8
H 9 7 5
D A Q J 3
C A Q 8 3
Fleisher
West

2 D


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


2nd
2
A
J
5
K
10
9
Kamil
East
Pass
2 H


3rd
9
3
Q
8
10
K
D 9
Grue
South
Pass
AP


4th
A
5
2
7
4
7
6
Hurd
West

2 S
AP

Lead
H J
H 2
D 2
S A
D 5
D J
S 9
C 2
C Q
Levin
North
1 D
2 NT


2nd
6
A
7
10
6
9
K
5
7
Wooldridge
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
3
4
Q
2
10
4
J
K
6
Weinstein
South
1 NT
3 D


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



Minor +1Weak NT 240-210 (41-44-31)2 H East made 3 -1403 D North down 2 -100


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81. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedUSA1OpenUSA2
Board 69
E-W Vul
S Q J 9 6
H A J 7 4
D Q 4
C K 9 4
Hurd
West
Pass
Pass

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


2nd
3
K
4
H 5
D 6
2
8
A
10
9
Wooldridge
East
Pass


3rd
2
A
9
3
8
4
2
5
3
Q
Stansby
South
Pass


4th
Q
7
5
10
C 5
K
K
10
4
A
Levin
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
C Q
C 7
S Q
S 6
H 9
C J
H 6
H A
J.Lall
North
1 D
2 S

2nd
Q
8
K
5
K
2
S 3
8
5
Weinstein
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
A
6
2
A
4
2
J
10
Grue
South
1 S


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




Minor +1Weak NT 240-211 (41-45-31)1 NT North made 3 +1502 S South made 4 +170


82. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedUSA1OpenUSA2
Board 49
None Vul
S Q 9
H A Q 10 4
D Q J 9 8
C Q 4 2
Wooldridge
West

Dbl
4 C

Lead
D Q
C 5
C J
D 6
S 2
D J
H A
S 9
S 6
Martel
North
1 NT
2 H
AP

2nd
A
3
4
8
3
3
8
10
5
Hurd
East
Pass
3 NT


3rd
7
K
6
2
Q
H 7
2
A
C Q
Stansby
South
2 C
Dbl


4th
4
2
9
K
7
10
3
4
J
Weinstein
West

Pass


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


2nd
4
9
Q
H J
Levin
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
K
A
10
J.Lall
South
1 H



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



Weak NT +1Weak NT 241-211 (42-45-32)4 C West down 3 +1502 H South made 2 +110


83. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedNetherlandsOpenItaly
Board 51
N-S Vul
S A 7 3
H K 10 3 2
D Q 7
C A J 9 8
Madala
West
Pass
2 S
Pass

Lead
S 10
S K
H 3
C 2
D 3
S Q
S 9
S 6
H 9
de Wijs
North
1 NT
Dbl
3 NT

2nd
4
A
5
4
4
7
H 2
C 8
10
Bocchi
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
Q
J
K
D 10
D 9
D 5
A
Muller
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
3
5
7
Q
7
8
H 4
H J
D 8
Brink
West
Pass
1 S
Pass

Lead
S 10
S K
H 2
H J
C 5
H 10
C 8
S 9
S Q
C A
D Q
Versace
North
1 C
Pass
2 H

2nd
4
A
5
7
2
C 6
7
7
H K
10
9
Drijver
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
Q
3
4
4
K
D 5
D 3
D 4
A
Lauria
South
1 D
Dbl


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





Minor +5Weak NT 241-216 (42-46-32)3 NT North down 3 -3002 H North down 1 -100


84. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedNetherlandsOpenItaly
Board 63
E-W Vul
S 10 8 7 5
H A J 3
D K Q 8
C K 9 8
Madala
West
Pass



Lead
S A
H 5
D K
H 9
H 3
H K
C 7
D 3
C K
de Wijs
North
1 NT



2nd
3
4
5
A
Q
S 6
4
Q
2
Bocchi
East
Dbl



3rd
9
8
2
6
10
D 6
A
4
5
Muller
South
AP



4th
5
J
A
7
2
C 8
9
7
3
Brink
West
Pass
2 C
2 NT

Lead
D Q
H 2
S A
S K
S Q
C 2
S J
H 8
C K
H J
Versace
North
1 C
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
3
6
H 7
4
10
A
10
Q
Drijver
East
Dbl
2 D
3 NT

3rd
2
K
2
4
9
A
C 7
5
5
Lauria
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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




Weak NT +3Weak NT 244-216 (43-46-33)1 NT× North down 3 -5003 NT West made 3 -600


85. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalOpenItalyClosedNetherlands
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 10 2
H A K J 5
D 10 5 4 3
C 10 7
Muller
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D K
S K
S 3
S 10
D 4
H 2
H K
Madala
North
1 NT
2 S
4 S


2nd
A
4
5
C 4
8
4
Q
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
2
2
A
6
J
A
3
Bocchi
South
2 H
3 NT



4th
3
J
9
8
7
6
8
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
3
4
5
C 4
8
C 2
K
10
H 5
4
K
9
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
A
6
J
5
A
5
Q
A
S Q
J
Drijver
South
1 S
2 C
3 NT


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







Weak NT +11Weak NT 255-216 (44-46-33)4 S North made 4 +4204 S South down 2 -100


86. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalClosedUSA2OpenSweden
Board 74
Both Vul
S K J 10
H K Q J 3
D 10 9 6 2
C K J
Fallenius
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
S 5
D J
D 5
C 2
C 4
D 10
H 3
C 6
C 9
J.Lall
North
1 NT


2nd
A
7
7
8
J
5
H 4
A
10
S K
Fredin
East
Pass


3rd
3
J
4
K
Q
7
H 2
9
A
H 5
Grue
South
Pass


4th
2
Q
6
9
3
K
H 8
6
H J
S 6
Hurd
West
Pass
1 NT

Lead
H Q
H 3
H 2
D Q
H 7
D 10
D 8
C 7
D 9
Upmark
North
1 C
AP

2nd
4
5
C 2
7
C 10
5
K
K
S 4
Wooldridge
East
Dbl


3rd
10
9
J
3
S 7
A
6
4
S 5
Nystrom
South
Pass


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



Minor +5Weak NT 255-221 (44-47-34)1 NT North down 3 -3001 NT West made 1 -90


87. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenUSA1ClosedIsrael
Board 19
E-W Vul
S A 9 4
H A Q 10 8
D 7 4
C A 10 9 2
O.Herbst
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
D 8
H 4
C 2
S Q
S J
H A
H 8
C 4
Kamil
North
1 NT
2 S
3 S


2nd
5
K
Q
3
6
K
7
9
8
I.Herbst
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
A
3
K
4
A
5
S 3
9
Fleisher
South
2 H
2 NT
4 S


4th
4
7
2
7
2
7
6
K
Q
Levin
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 10
D J
H 4
C 2
S Q
S J
C 10
Ginossar
North
1 C
1 S



2nd
K
7
Q
3
6
K
Q
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
6
3
K
4
A
4
Pachtman
South
1 H
2 S



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




Minor +5Weak NT 255-226 (44-48-35)4 S North down 1 -502 S North made 3 +140


88. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenChinaClosedItaly
Board 10
Both Vul
S K J 10 9
H A 10 9 4
D Q 5
C K J 7
Bocchi
West

2 C
2 H

Lead
C 7
S 2
C K
C J
S A
S 6
H K
S K
D Q
D J
C Q
M.Shi
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
A
3
8
9
10
J
6
D 3
A
K
H 7
Madala
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
6
5
3
10
4
H 3
5
D 8
10
2
H 9
Hou
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
9
2
H 2
8
Q
A
7
6
5
J.Li
West

AP


Lead
H 5
H 3
C K
C J
C 7
D 3
C Q
C 10
S 3
S J
H Q
Lauria
North
1 C



2nd
4
8
8
9
A
10
H 2
S 6
5
4
10
J.Liu
East
1 D



3rd
K
J
3
4
6
2
S 9
H 9
K
8
D 9
Versace
South
1 NT



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





Minor +1Weak NT 255-227 (45-49-36)2 H West down 1 +1001 NT South made 2 +120


89. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalClosedUSA1OpenIsrael
Board 12
E-W Vul
S A 7 2
H J 4 2
D A K J 8 4
C J 2
I.Herbst
West

2 H


Lead
D K
S 2
H 3
H K
H Q
Stansby
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
7
K
6
4
J
O.Herbst
East
Pass
3 H


3rd
5
5
A
5
7
Martel
South
Pass
AP


4th
3
8
2
9
D 10
Weinstein
West

3 H
Dbl

Lead
D 7
D J
H 2
H K
C 6
C A
H 7
D 6
S 2
S 8
Barel
North
1 D
Pass
AP

2nd
2
9
3
4
2
8
D 10
H A
3
7
Levin
East
Pass
4 H


3rd
3
5
9
5
Q
7
Q
8
9
K
Zack
South
2 NT
5 D


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




Weak NT +12Weak NT 267-227 (46-49-36)3 H West made 5 -2005 D× North down 4 -800


90. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalOpenChinaClosedItaly
Board 15
E-W Vul
S K J 8 6
H J 10 3
D Q 8 7 2
C A K
Bocchi
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 3
H J
D 6
D 9
H 10
H 7
S 2
M.Shi
North

1 NT
2 H


2nd
4
5
8
J
C 6
K
J
Madala
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
J
4
A
5
A
3
A
Hou
South
Pass
2 D



4th
K
Q
4
Q
2
C 5
3
J.Li
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
S 3
C 6
S K
S 6
C 8
S 8
D K
D 3
H 4
H Q
Lauria
North

1 D
1 S


2nd
A
2
4
4
9
2
10
5
J
K
J
J.Liu
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
J
5
D 4
K
D 10
2
6
3
C 9
Versace
South
Pass
1 H
3 D


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






Weak NT +4Weak NT 271-227 (47-49-36)2 H North made 2 +1103 D North down 1 -50


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91. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedSwedenOpenIndia
Board 21
N-S Vul
S A 10 2
H Q 8 2
D K 10 7
C A J 10 5
Kushari
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
C K
C 9
D 7
S Q
C 3
C A
H Q
H 8
D 6
Fredin
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
A
2
4
A
K
6
S 3
4
9
8
Majumdar
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
J
J
9
10
7
3
K
10
Fallenius
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
2
8
H 6
3
2
D 4
Q
D 5
S 8
2
Upmark
West

AP


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



2nd
7
J
J
6
2
D 2
A
H 4
6
S Q
Cullin
East
1 H



3rd
A
5
Q
A
A
7
3
K
10
H 5
Goel
South
3 NT



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




Weak NT +1Weak NT 272-227 (48-49-38)3 NT North made 5 +6603 NT South made 4 +630


92. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenChina
Board 6
N-S Vul
S 10 7 6
H 9 4
D A Q J 10
C K Q J 4
M.Shi
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
S 4
C 8
D Q
D A
D J
D 10
C 9
C 4
S J
S 2
Muller
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
Q
7
5
3
6
7
S 8
7
6
10
Hou
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
5
K
2
4
8
K
Q
10
9
de Wijs
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
6
A
2
5
9
H 3
H 2
3
A
H 6
Drijver
West

Pass


Lead
S 8
S 2
D 2
D J
D A
D Q
H 6
S 3
S 4
C 3
C 5
J.Li
North
1 D
1 NT


2nd
Q
7
5
6
7
C 6
3
C 8
C 4
10
Q
Brink
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
9
10
4
8
K
9
J
5
A
J.Liu
South
1 H



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





Minor +5Weak NT 272-232 (48-50-38)2 NT North down 1 -1001 NT North made 1 +90


93. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenChina
Board 12
E-W Vul
S K 4
H A 10 8
D A J 5 4
C J 9 7 5
M.Shi
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H Q
D 9
H 4
C 5
D 10
C A
C Q
S A
Muller
North

1 NT
Rdbl



2nd
8
2
5
4
3
2
6
6
Hou
East

Dbl
Pass



3rd
2
4
7
K
5
8
10
7
de Wijs
South
Pass
Pass
2 C



4th
K
Q
10
3
K
7
9
4
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
2 S

Lead
H 5
D 4
H 4
D 9
D 5
S A
S 2
C 5
S J
J.Li
North

1 D
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
J
K
K
3
Q
6
9
4
Brink
East

1 S
Pass
Dbl


3rd
A
8
7
A
10
7
Q
K
J.Liu
South
Pass
Pass
2 H
Pass


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





Minor +4Weak NT 272-236 (48-51-38)2 C South down 1 -502 S East down 1 +100


94. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedChinaOpenNetherlands
Board 15
N-S Vul
S K Q 2
H Q J 5
D Q 4 2
C K J 8 2
Muller
West

Pass
AP





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






2nd
A
K
4
A
7
10
4
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass






3rd
3
5
J
3
Q
6
Q
M.Shi
South
2 C
2 NT






4th
2
7
3
2
4
9
7
J.Li
West

Dbl
1 NT
Rdbl
Pass
2 H
Pass

Lead
C 6
H 2
C 8
Brink
North
1 C
Rdbl
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
2 NT

2nd
A
10
4
J.Liu
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
2 C
Rdbl
Pass
AP

3rd
3
Q
Drijver
South
1 S
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
2 S


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





Minor +1Weak NT 272-237 (48-52-38)2 NT North made 2 +1202 NT North made 3 +150


95. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNew ZealandClosedUSA1
Board 16
N-S Vul
S 6 5 2
H A K 10
D J 9 6 5
C A Q 8
Fleisher
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
H 4
H K
H 10
S 2
D 2
Newell
North

1 NT
2 D


2nd
8
2
8
C 3
7
5
Kamil
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
9
A
5
6
10
7
Reid
South
Pass
2 C
2 H


4th
J
7
3
9
J
K
Tislevoll
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 C
1 NT


2nd
2
4
Q
A
8
D 2
K
5
7
Ware
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
H 2
7
J
D 5
A
4
K
Stansby
South
Pass
1 H
2 H


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




Weak NT +1Weak NT 273-237 (49-52-38)2 H South made 3 +1402 H South made 2 +110


96. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenPolandClosedItaly
Board 25
E-W Vul
S 7 4 3
H K J 9 5
D A K J 8
C Q 5
Versace
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C 6
S 7
H 10
C K
C 9
C 8
S 9
S A
H Q
Narkiewicz
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
7
Q
6
2
J
D 2
D 3
5
4
9
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
3
K
K
4
H 8
H 7
10
J
3
Buras
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
5
10
2
A
D J
H 5
D K
3
8
D 9
Gawrys
West

2 H
AP

Lead
D 6
D 8
H 10
D 7
C 5
C 4
Sementa
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
2
4
2
3
8
Q
Kalita
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
9
5
H 7
J
K
Duboin
South
1 S
3 D


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




Minor +6Weak NT 273-243 (49-53-38)2 NT North down 3 -1503 D North made 3 +110


97. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedIcelandOpenIsrael
Board 28
E-W Vul
S Q 10 8
H K 10 9 6
D A 4 2
C K 6 4
I.Herbst
West

2 S
3 D

Lead
H 9
D 3
H K
S 5
S K
S 3
D 6
H J
S 4
H 4
S J
M.Magnusson
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
9
A
2
10
Q
K
D 7
D 4
8
O.Herbst
East
Pass
2 NT


3rd
3
Q
7
A
9
D 5
J
6
D 8
D 10
Haraldsson
South
2 C
Pass


4th
5
A
C 3
8
6
7
2
2
C 2
10
T.Jonsson
West

1 S
3 NT

Lead
H 3
D 3
C J
D 5
H 10
H 6
D 6
D 7
C A
S 5
S K
Ginossar
North
1 C
2 H
AP

2nd
5
K
3
9
2
Q
S 2
C 6
2
6
10
Baldursson
East
Pass
2 NT


3rd
K
10
4
J
7
8
Q
8
9
A
9
Pachtman
South
1 D
Pass


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





Minor +6Weak NT 273-249 (49-54-38)3 D West made 5 -1503 NT East down 1 +100


98. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBulgariaOpenUSA2
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 9 7
H A K 5
D Q 10 9 7
C Q 7 5
Wooldridge
West

Pass



Lead
S 2
S 9
C 4
S 7
C 7
S 10
D 2
C 10
C 9
Stefanov
North

1 NT



2nd
6
Q
2
3
6
D 4
8
J
D 9
Hurd
East
Pass
AP



3rd
J
A
Q
5
K
H 5
10
A
H 6
Aronov
South
Pass




4th
K
4
8
D 5
3
8
J
5
H 3
Karaivanov
West

Pass
Pass
1 NT

Lead
S 7
H 10
C 5
H Q
C Q
C 7
S 6
S 9
Grue
North

1 D
1 S
AP

2nd
2
K
6
A
8
10
4
8
Trendafilov
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass


3rd
5
2
K
6
4
J
K
10
J.Lall
South
Pass
1 H
Pass


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




Weak NT +3Weak NT 276-249 (50-54-38)1 NT North made 3 +1501 NT West down 1 +50


99. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNetherlandsClosedIceland
Board 20
Both Vul
S Q 9 8 7
H J 8 6 3
D A 9
C A J 5
T.Jonsson
West

Pass


Lead
C 2
H 3
C 7
C Q
H J
C 8
C 6
S 5
S 6
S A
de Wijs
North
1 NT



2nd
3
5
5
10
K
D 3
D 4
J
9
D 7
Baldursson
East
Pass



3rd
9
9
K
S 3
2
S 2
S 4
K
10
H Q
Muller
South
Pass



4th
J
10
4
A
4
H 8
D 9
8
D 6
7
Brink
West

1 S
3 S

Lead
H 6
S K
S 2
S A
D 2
Einarsson
North
1 C
2 H
AP

2nd
5
7
8
D 3
4
Drijver
East
Pass
2 NT


3rd
9
5
10
3
K
Jorgensen
South
1 D
Pass


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




Minor +2Weak NT 276-251 (50-55-38)1 NT North down 2 -2003 S West made 3 -140


100. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedUSA1OpenItaly
Board 18
E-W Vul
S A K 10 8
H 9 7 5
D A 4 3
C K 10 3
Bocchi
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H J
C 2
H A
H K
Martel
North
1 NT
2 H
Pass

2nd
4
H 6
5
9
Madala
East
Pass
Pass
3 C

3rd
7
A
8
D 8
Stansby
South
2 D
Pass
AP

4th
Q
3
2
3
Levin
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S 3
H 9
C 4
H 6
C 8
S Q
Sementa
North
1 C
1 S


2nd
2
5
8
10
A
3
2
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
6
3
Q
7
5
Duboin
South
1 H
2 S


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

Minor +7Weak NT 276-258 (50-56-38)3 C East made 3 -1102 S North made 4 +170


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