Main     Comparison 9X24 by Richard Pavlicek    

Strong NT vs. Minor

One team opened 1NT (15-17) and the other opened 1C or 1D

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-2012Minor321636-519 = 55.06118-107-96 = 51.71
2005-2012Strong NT522929-921 = 50.22194-173-155 = 52.01
2001-2012Minor6631234-1133 = 52.13222-235-206 = 49.02
1996-2012Minor7931491-1413 = 51.34268-285-240 = 48.93


1. 2012 World Championship SemifinalClosedPolandOpenIreland
Board 91
None Vul
S A K J 2
H Q 7
D K J 7 5
C K 10 6
Garvey
West

Dbl

Lead
S 9
H Q
H J
H 8
S 5
S K
C 6
D 2
C Q
C 10
H 9
S Q
D 9
Zmudzinski
North
1 NT
AP

2nd
3
K
4
6
A
10
5
A
K
9
S 2
D 6
8
Carroll
East
Pass


3rd
7
3
5
A
4
8
A
7
2
4
10
D 10
Q
Balicki
South
Pass


4th
J
2
7
D 5
6
C 7
8
3
3
J
D 4
D J
K
Narkiewicz
West

Pass

Lead
S 10
D 5
H 2
H J
H 10
H 9
S 7
C 10
D 4
D J
Mesbur
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
3
9
Q
4
6
C 6
A
2
Q
C 5
Buras
East
Pass
AP

3rd
5
2
K
5
A
8
4
A
K
8
Fitzgibbon
South
1 D


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






Minor +5Minor 5-0 (1-0-1)1 NT× North down 1 -1001 NT North made 1 +90


2. 2012 World Championship SemifinalClosedSwedenOpenMonaco
Board 65
None Vul
S A Q 10 5
H J 6
D J 6 4
C A K Q 6
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 3
C J
C 4
C K
C Q
S A
S 5
Bertheau
North

1 NT
3 D



2nd
A
3
7
8
9
7
H 2
Helgemo
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
5
6
A
10
D 2
3
Cullin
South
Pass
3 C
3 NT



4th
6
2
5
H 8
H 10
2
Upmark
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 7
D A
D 3
H 3
C 3
S A
S Q
Nunes
North

1 C
1 S
2 S
4 S

2nd
2
4
J
7
A
7
D 10
Nystrom
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
5
Q
K
2
3
4
Fantoni
South
Pass
1 H
2 C
3 H


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



Strong NT +11Strong NT 11-5 (1-1-1)3 NT North made 3 +4004 S North down 2 -100


3. 2012 World Championship SemifinalClosedPolandOpenIreland
Board 63
N-S Vul
S A J 5
H K Q 6 5
D A J 3
C Q 8 4
Fitzgibbon
West

Pass



Lead
H 3
D 2
D K
D J
C 3
C 7
S 3
H K
H Q
S 5
S 4
H J
C 5
Balicki
North

1 NT



2nd
10
3
5
H 2
4
J
A
7
8
9
J
D 9
S 8
Mesbur
East

AP



3rd
A
10
6
8
A
K
K
4
9
6
Q
C 9
10
Zmudzinski
South
Pass




4th
5
4
A
Q
6
8
2
D 7
C 2
10
7
6
Q
Buras
West

Pass
1 NT
2 C

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

1 C
Dbl
AP

2nd
2
3
5
7
A
6
J
5
4
S J
A
Narkiewicz
East

1 H
Pass


3rd
9
K
7
10
C 5
3
K
K
C 9
H 8
McGann
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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








Minor +3Strong NT 11-8 (1-2-2)1 NT North down 2 -2002 C West made 3 -110


4. 2012 World Championship SemifinalClosedSwedenOpenMonaco
Board 6
E-W Vul
S A K Q 7
H K J 7
D A 10 4
C 7 5 2
Zimmermann
West
Pass


Lead
S 4
S Q
S K
D 7
D 5
C 5
C K
C Q
H 10
Bertheau
North
1 NT


2nd
8
2
H 4
K
9
A
9
J
5
Multon
East
2 H


3rd
A
3
6
2
A
8
4
6
2
Cullin
South
AP


4th
5
9
J
10
3
3
2
7
J
Upmark
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C Q
C A
C 10
S 2
S K
S Q
S 7
D K
H 5
Nunes
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
8
9
J
H 6
3
5
D 7
H 8
2
2
Nystrom
East
1 H
AP

3rd
6
4
3
H 9
J
4
6
10
10
Fantoni
South
Pass


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



Minor +5Minor 13-11 (3-1-3)2 H East made 2 -1101 NT North made 1 +90


5. 2012 World Championship SemifinalOpenSwedenClosedMonaco
Board 14
None Vul
S A Q 2
H K 10
D A Q 9 3 2
C 10 3 2
Fantoni
West

Pass



Lead
S 7
D 5
D Q
D 2
Upmark
North
1 NT
4 S



2nd
J
K
8
10
Nunes
East
Pass
AP



3rd
4
A
J
H 4
Nystrom
South
4 D




4th
2
6
4
Cullin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
H 4
C K
C J
H Q
C 8
S Q
S 2
Zimmermann
North
1 D
1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
2
5
7
S 3
S 4
7
10
Bertheau
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
K
6
H 8
5
S A
5
K
Multon
South
1 S
2 C
4 S


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



Strong NT +1Minor 13-12 (3-2-3)4 S North made 5 +4504 S South made 4 +420


6. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedPolandOpenItaly
Board 51
E-W Vul
S A J
H A 10 7 3
D 9 8 5 3
C A K 2
Zaleski
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
H 3
D 4
D K
H 4
C 10
Zmudzinski
North
1 NT
3 D
4 C


2nd
A
5
3
C 5
7
8
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
J
A
C 6
2
2
Balicki
South
3 C
3 S
5 C


4th
3
Q
7
5
9
9
Narkiewicz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
Madala
North
1 C
2 NT
3 H


2nd
Buras
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
Bocchi
South
1 H
3 C
3 NT


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

Strong NT +3Strong NT 15-13 (4-3-4)5 C South down 1 -503 NT North down 3 -150


7. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalOpenNetherlandsClosedMonaco
Board 59
None Vul
S K Q 8
H K Q 10 3
D A J
C 8 7 6 5
Helgemo
West

Pass



Lead
D K
S K
H 7
Drijver
North

1 NT



2nd
4
A
A
Helness
East

AP



3rd
10
2
2
Brink
South
Pass




4th
A
4
3
de Wijs
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
S 2
S Q
C 5
D 8
D 3
H K
H Q
Multon
North

1 C
1 S


2nd
3
4
5
2
J
5
7
J
Muller
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
6
J
Q
2
8
Zimmermann
South
Pass
1 H
1 NT


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



Strong NT +1Strong NT 16-13 (5-3-4)1 NT North made 2 +1201 NT South made 1 +90


8. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedNetherlands
Board 62
None Vul
S A 7 5
H A Q 6 3
D A 10 4
C Q J 4
Drijver
West

Pass

Lead
C A
D 3
C K
C 6
S 3
S 7
D 5
S 5
S 10
S 4
H 9
Helness
North
1 NT
4 S

2nd
2
2
J
Q
2
H 2
6
H 4
C 9
C 10
7
Brink
East
2 H
AP

3rd
5
J
H 8
S 9
A
Q
A
J
H 3
D 10
A
Helgemo
South
4 D


4th
4
4
3
S K
8
C 7
7
C 8
D 8
D K
5
Multon
West

Dbl

Lead
C A
H J
S A
S 5
Muller
North
1 C
4 S

2nd
3
9
8
9
Zimmermann
East
2 H
AP

3rd
10
K
3
K
de Wijs
South
4 H


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




Minor +11Minor 24-16 (4-5-4)4 S North down 1 -504 S North made 5 +450


9. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedUSAOpenSweden
Board 30
None Vul
S K 8 3
H A 8 5
D K 6 4 3
C A J 5
Cullin
West

Pass


Lead
C K
D 4
C 10
H 2
C J
D K
D 3
D 9
D 10
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
3 NT


2nd
2
7
H 4
3
4
C 6
S 2
H 9
H Q
Bertheau
East
3 C
AP


3rd
3
Q
5
J
H 6
5
A
6
H 5
Rodwell
South
Dbl



4th
A
2
Q
A
H 7
8
J
C 7
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
H K
D 3
D 5
S 8
D A
D 10
D 9
S 9
S 3
Upmark
North
1 C
3 D
3 NT

2nd
3
A
7
8
2
J
H 4
H 7
7
5
Zia
East
3 C
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
Q
K
A
4
6
H 8
K
Q
Nystrom
South
Dbl
3 S


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




Strong NT +1Minor 24-17 (5-6-4)3 NT North made 6 +4903 NT North made 5 +460


10. 2012 World Championship QuarterfinalClosedMonacoOpenNetherlands
Board 32
N-S Vul
S A 4 3
H K 5 4
D A K Q J 9
C 9 4
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D 6
H 4
Helness
North

1 NT
3 S



2nd
C 2
3
Brink
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
3
10
Helgemo
South
Pass
3 D
3 NT



4th
9
Q
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
S 3
S 5
H 9
S 8
D A
D K
D Q
v.Prooijen
North

1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 NT

2nd
J
7
6
10
J
2
5
6
Nunes
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
Q
4
7
A
C 2
C 5
C 6
Verhees
South
Pass
1 S
2 D
3 H


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




Minor +2Minor 26-17 (6-6-4)3 NT North made 3 +6003 NT North made 5 +660


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11. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 92
E-W Vul
S A K 10 7
H Q 9 8 7
D A Q 9
C J 6
Helness
West

Pass



Lead
D 3
H Q
C K
H 5
D 10
H 9
D 4
H 8
Amoils
North

1 NT



2nd
J
A
A
K
Q
J
8
C 4
Helgemo
East

AP



3rd
K
3
2
7
2
6
S 2
10
D.Wolpert
South
Pass




4th
A
2
6
4
6
D 5
9
L'Ecuyer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

1 C
1 H
2 H

2nd
6
3
8
Q
K
C 4
K
9
Q
2
Demuy
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
9
C 3
H 5
A
H 3
7
2
A
8
Nunes
South
Pass
1 D
1 S


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





Minor +2Minor 28-17 (7-6-5)1 NT North made 1 +902 H North made 3 +140


12. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 65
None Vul
S 9 3
H A J 9
D A K 9
C A J 8 6 3
Helness
West
Pass
2 D

Lead
C 2
C 6
D 8
C 3
S 6
H 3
H 2
Korbel
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
4
K
2
9
K
9
Helgemo
East
2 C
2 H

3rd
A
H 5
K
H 4
3
K
Miles
South
Pass
AP

4th
7
5
J
10
2
Q
L'Ecuyer
West
Pass
1 D

Lead
H 6
S 3
S 2
H 8
H 9
H 7
D A
D K
S A
C A
C 6
Fantoni
North
1 C
2 C

2nd
4
J
6
A
K
D 3
J
C 7
7
9
Q
Demuy
East
Dbl
AP

3rd
10
5
K
2
Q
C 10
4
6
4
2
D 7
Nunes
South
Pass


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




Strong NT +4Minor 28-21 (7-7-6)2 H East down 1 +502 C North down 2 -100


13. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 68
Both Vul
S A Q 7
H Q 9 8 5
D J 8
C A Q 9 7
Helgemo
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S J
D J
H 3
D 8
C 3
H 10
H A
S 2
C 6
Miles
North
1 NT
2 H



2nd
6
K
7
5
2
4
5
7
4
Helness
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
A
Q
Q
Q
J
D 4
8
9
Korbel
South
2 C
4 H



4th
Q
2
2
S 4
K
8
6
H K
5
Demuy
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
D J
C 3
D 4
H A
H J
D 3
S A
S 7
C 6
Nunes
North
1 C
1 H
2 H


2nd
6
K
2
Q
5
8
S 2
8
9
8
L'Ecuyer
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
A
Q
H 7
2
10
H 9
C 10
H 4
9
Fantoni
South
1 D
1 S
4 H


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





Minor +12Minor 40-21 (8-7-6)4 H North down 1 -1004 H North made 4 +620


14. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 60
N-S Vul
S Q 5
H K J 10
D A 6 4 2
C A Q 10 9
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
D 2
C 3
H 6
D A
D 4
H 3
D 10
C 6
C A
D.Wolpert
North

1 NT
2 D


2nd
9
J
4
8
8
Q
A
S 7
7
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
10
Q
3
5
4
6
9
Amoils
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT


4th
Q
7
K
K
9
H 9
10
H 2
2
Korbel
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
D 2
C 3
S 3
D 6
C 6
H J
C 8
C Q
D 4
H 8
H K
S 5
Nunes
North

1 C
1 NT


2nd
3
8
7
8
J
4
2
J
H 3
S 6
9
S J
A
Miles
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
10
10
10
K
9
A
A
S 2
5
10
S 9
K
Fantoni
South
Pass
1 H
3 NT


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








Minor +1Minor 41-21 (9-7-6)3 NT North made 4 +6303 NT North made 5 +660


15. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenCanadaClosedMonaco
Board 39
Both Vul
S A K 4
H K Q 8 2
D K 3
C 10 8 3 2
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D 2
C 10
H 7
H 3
S 3
C 2
D 6
H 4
S K
S 4
L'Ecuyer
North

1 NT
2 H



2nd
7
J
Q
C 4
A
A
9
K
D 8
Helness
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
J
Q
A
9
9
5
10
5
8
Demuy
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT



4th
K
K
6
2
2
S 7
3
C 9
5
Miles
West

Pass
2 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
S A
S K
C 2
H 9
H 10
H 3
C 3
H 5
Fantoni
North

1 C
Pass
2 S
3 NT

2nd
6
9
D 6
6
Q
S J
D 7
A
C 5
Korbel
East

1 H
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
8
9
A
4
S 5
4
Nunes
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
3 C


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






Minor +3Minor 44-21 (10-7-6)3 NT North down 2 -2003 NT North down 1 -100


16. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenFranceClosedNetherlands
Board 25
E-W Vul
S A J 7 4
H A K J 8
D J 7 3
C J 6
Verhees
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
D A
S 3
H 2
S 4
H 10
Pilon
North
1 NT
2 NT
4 H

2nd
2
3
7
3
8
9
v.Prooijen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
2
A
K
8
Toffier
South
2 C
4 C


4th
7
8
Q
5
5
Q
Quantin
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
3
4
3
7
9
Bompis
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
5
6
9
K
Brink
South
1 H
4 H


4th
Q
7
K
2
K
5
S 10 6 5 3
H 9 3
D A Q 5
C K 7 3 2
TableS 9 8 2
H Q 7 5
D 10 9 6 4
C 10 9 4
S K Q
H 10 6 4 2
D K 8 2
C A Q 8 5
Minor +10Minor 54-21 (11-7-6)4 H North down 1 -504 H South made 4 +420


17. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedPolandOpenDenmark
Board 26
Both Vul
S K J
H A 7 2
D A K 10 5 4
C J 6 5
D.Bilde
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H K
Zmudzinski
North
1 NT
3 S



2nd
Graversen
East
2 H
Pass



3rd
Balicki
South
3 H
3 NT



4th
Narkiewicz
West

3 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
H 2
S 3
D 8
S K
C 6
C A
S 9
Bjarnarson
North
1 C
Pass
4 C
5 C

2nd
3
5
A
A
10
3
D 3
4
Buras
East
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
C 2
J
Q
5
K
5
C J
Askgaard
South
2 NT
3 S
4 S


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



Strong NT +1Minor 54-22 (11-8-6)3 NT North made 4 +6305 C North made 5 +600


18. 2012 World Championship Round of 16ClosedFranceOpenNetherlands
Board 14
None Vul
S K Q 7
H A 9 7 6
D 7 4
C A K 9 8
Brink
West

Pass
2 H


Lead
C 6
C A
S K
D A
D K
S 4
Quantin
North

1 NT
Pass


2nd
J
2
A
3
5
2
Drijver
East

2 D
3 D


3rd
K
3
5
6
8
8
Bompis
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
5
4
6
4
7
Q
Lorenzini
West

Pass
2 S
3 S

Lead
C A
C K
C 9
D 6
H 4
H 10
H 9
D 8
D Q
S 2
D 2
de Wijs
North

1 C
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
5
7
4
K
Q
8
7
S 10
8
S 3
Rombaut
East

1 D
3 D
4 S

3rd
3
6
Q
A
2
A
3
K
9
Q
10
Muller
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

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






Minor +4Minor 58-22 (12-8-7)3 D East down 1 +504 S West down 4 +200


19. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedFranceOpenNew Zealand
Board 15
N-S Vul
S 10 7 5 3
H Q 7
D A Q 10 6
C A K J
Bach
West

Pass
2 C


Lead
D 3
C A
C K
D 6
C 4
H 5
H 6
Rombaut
North

1 NT
Pass


2nd
5
8
10
J
S 2
4
Q
Cornell
East

Pass
3 H


3rd
A
2
3
K
J
K
A
Lorenzini
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
2
5
7
7
Q
7
J
Toffier
West

Pass
3 H
AP

Lead
H A
S A
H 2
H 6
S Q
Ck.Liu
North

1 C
3 S


2nd
4
8
J
C J
K
Pilon
East

1 H
Pass


3rd
8
2
K
3
5
Huang
South
Pass
Dbl
4 S


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


Strong NT +6Minor 58-28 (12-9-7)3 H East made 3 -1404 S North down 4 -400


20. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenIndiaClosedDenmark
Board 18
E-W Vul
S A J 2
H J 9
D A Q 4 2
C A 7 5 2
Schaltz
West

Pass

Lead
H A
H 3
H 8
S Q
C A
C 5
H 7
H 2
Banerjee
North
1 NT


2nd
4
10
C 2
A
6
9
D 2
L.Blakset
East
Pass


3rd
5
Q
6
7
3
Q
K
Datta
South
Pass


4th
9
J
D 3
3
10
K
D 6
Majumdar
West

2 H

Lead
C Q
D 4
H A
H 6
D 10
D A
C 2
S 5
S 7
Askgaard
North
1 C
AP

2nd
K
K
4
10
Q
7
9
4
3
S.Mukherjee
East
1 H


3rd
A
9
5
Q
5
3
J
J
6
Bjarnarson
South
Pass


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


Strong NT +2Minor 58-30 (12-10-7)1 NT North down 1 -502 H East made 2 -110


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21. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedFranceOpenPakistan
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 7 4
H K J 9 3
D A Q 9
C K Q 3 2
Gheewala
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
D 2
C 4
S Q
H 4
C Q
C 2
S 2
C 8
Rombaut
North

1 NT
2 H




2nd
K
10
A
5
9
J
K
D 7
Askari
East

Pass
Pass




3rd
3
K
5
K
5
6
6
3
Lorenzini
South
Pass
2 C
3 NT




4th
9
A
4
2
H 7
H 6
7
Toffier
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
C 4
S 2
C 5
D A
C 3
S Q
D Q
D 9
H 4
H 2
Liaqat
North

1 C
2 H
3 H
3 NT
5 C

2nd
A
10
K
H 5
2
J
3
4
5
6
8
Pilon
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
Q
5
K
8
6
8
10
K
J
A
Said
South
Pass
2 C
2 S
3 S
4 D


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








Strong NT +11Minor 58-41 (12-11-8)3 NT North made 3 +4005 C North down 2 -100


22. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenUSAClosedPakistan
Board 2
E-W Vul
S A 8 6 3
H K Q 10 6
D A 9
C Q 10 9
Gheewala
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
C Q
C 3
S Q
C 9
H 6
C 8
C 6
H 9
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
3 C


2nd
3
K
7
J
4
4
D 3
S 4
Askari
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
10
7
5
A
S 3
S 6
Rodwell
South
2 NT
3 NT


4th
10
2
J
A
H 5
S 2
D 2
D 4
Nickell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
C 10
C Q
C 5
S Q
S 5
D A
H K
H 6
C 8
C 6
Said
North
1 C
2 NT


2nd
5
4
K
S 7
J
D 6
7
2
4
S 4
S 10
Katz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
3
A
9
2
9
10
3
A
S 6
S 8
Liaqat
South
2 C
3 NT


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





Minor +1Minor 59-41 (13-11-8)3 NT North made 4 +4303 NT North made 5 +460


23. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenJapanClosedMonaco
Board 5
N-S Vul
S 6 2
H A K J 2
D A Q 5 2
C Q 10 3
Helgemo
West

Pass



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



2nd
2
4
3
4
5
4
Helness
East
Pass
AP



3rd
9
7
Q
C 4
C 8
K
Imakura
South
4 H




4th
10
Q
6
7
8
A
Hanayama
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
H 4
H K
H J
S 2
D 7
Fantoni
North
1 C
1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
Q
3
5
3
A
Teramoto
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
9
C 4
C 8
K
Nunes
South
1 H
2 H
4 S


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

Strong NT +1Minor 59-42 (13-12-9)4 S North made 5 +6504 S North made 4 +620


24. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenUSAClosedPakistan
Board 15
E-W Vul
S A 9 2
H A K 2
D A 9 2
C 9 8 5 3
Askari
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
H 7
C K
D 10
C 9
D 8
C 8
S 2
H 3
Rodwell
North
1 NT
3 C
3 NT

2nd
A
4
4
J
10
4
2
4
Gheewala
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
S 5
Q
S 3
3
S 6
K
Meckstroth
South
2 NT
3 S


4th
3
10
5
A
S 7
9
S 8
10
Katz
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
H 4
H Q
D A
D 2
D 5
H K
Liaqat
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
4
2
5
8
10
9
6
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
10
9
4
J
C 2
7
Said
South
1 H
3 NT


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



Strong NT +1Minor 59-43 (13-13-9)3 NT North made 4 +4303 NT North made 3 +400


25. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedEstoniaOpenIreland
Board 20
Both Vul
S A Q 5 2
H Q 5 4
D K Q 10 2
C A 8
Carroll
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 8
H 7
S 3
H 2
H 10
C 9
S 9
D Q
D 2
D 9
Levenko
North
1 NT


2nd
3
4
4
6
S 2
8
7
5
7
J
Garvey
East
Pass


3rd
K
9
Q
A
C 4
Q
6
3
A
K
Sester
South
Pass


4th
5
J
K
Q
C 2
3
A
4
6
8
Naber
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
S 5
H K
H 7
S 3
H 9
H 10
C 10
D 2
D 3
D 10
Hanlon
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
9
9
5
4
4
6
C 8
A
5
6
S 8
Luks
East
Pass
AP

3rd
J
10
2
8
Q
A
C 5
4
A
Q
McGann
South
1 D


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




Minor +1Minor 60-43 (14-13-9)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT North made 2 +120


26. 2012 World Championship QualifyingOpenEnglandClosedNetherlands
Board 28
E-W Vul
S A K J
H A K 6
D 7 3 2
C Q 10 9 4
Brink
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 2
D 3
D K
C 8
D A
Robson
North
1 NT
3 C
3 NT


2nd
6
J
9
K
7
Drijver
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
Q
2
4
S 4
Allfrey
South
2 S
3 D



4th
J
6
S 3
7
4
Forrester
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
S 9
D 2
S 8
D 3
D 10
C 8
de Wijs
North
1 C
1 NT
3 C


2nd
4
A
J
K
S 4
9
K
Gold
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
K
3
Q
7
9
Muller
South
1 D
2 NT
3 D


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


Minor +5Minor 65-43 (15-13-9)3 NT North down 1 -503 D South made 4 +130


27. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedFranceOpenEstonia
Board 17
None Vul
S A Q 6 5
H A 10 5
D A J 7 2
C Q 9
Laanemae
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
S 4
H 4
S 8
H 6
D 2
S 10
D 3
D A
H 3
C 4
C A
H 8
Lorenzini
North

1 NT
Pass


2nd
2
3
K
7
7
9
K
5
C 10
C 3
7
5
C 6
Karpov
East
Pass
Dbl
2 C


3rd
6
Q
9
5
J
K
A
10
H 2
Q
Q
D 8
D Q
Rombaut
South
Pass
Rdbl
Dbl


4th
9
C 2
5
C 8
A
4
C J
J
6
10
K
9
D 7
Quantin
West

Pass



Lead
D K
S J
S 10
C A
C K
C J
C 10
D 3
D J
H 3
S 4
H A
H 10
Naber
North

1 C



2nd
4
2
3
6
4
3
5
5
C 8
K
K
6
8
Bompis
East
Pass
3 C



3rd
7
5
6
7
D 6
D 8
D 10
Q
H 2
9
A
7
S 8
Luks
South
Pass
AP



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








Strong NT +5Minor 65-48 (15-14-10)2 C× East down 2 +3003 C East down 2 +100


28. 2012 World Championship QualifyingClosedMexicoOpenNetherlands
Board 15
N-S Vul
S K J 5
H A 9 8
D 5 4
C A K 8 6 5
Verhees
West

Pass
Dbl
AP


Lead
D 7
S 4
D 9
S 7
S A
D 8
H A
H 9
Reygadas
North

1 NT
2 H



2nd
Q
5
2
J
9
J
7
10
v.Prooijen
East

Pass
2 S



3rd
K
10
10
Q
C 2
A
4
K
Reich
South
Pass
2 D
3 H



4th
5
2
4
8
K
H 8
2
3
Pagani
West

Pass
1 S
Dbl
AP

Lead
D K
S 7
D 9
S 4
S A
C J
H 8
de Wijs
North

1 C
1 NT
Rdbl


2nd
5
J
Q
5
9
9
7
Smid
East

1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Q
A
10
C 2
3
K
Muller
South
Pass
Pass
2 D
2 H


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




Minor +5Minor 70-48 (16-14-10)3 H North down 1 -1002 H South made 2 +110


29. 2012 Spingold FinalClosedNickellOpenMonaco
Board 28
N-S Vul
S A 3
H J 6 3
D A K J 10 2
C K 8 2
Zimmermann
West
Pass
Pass
4 S
6 S
Pass
Pass





Lead
S 2
Nickell
North
1 NT
2 H
5 H
Pass
Pass
Dbl





2nd
Multon
East
Pass
2 S
Pass
Pass
7 S
AP





3rd
Katz
South
2 D
3 S
6 C
7 H
Pass






4th
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
Nunes
North
1 C
2 NT
3 D
3 S
Rdbl
4 D
4 NT
5 D
6 D


2nd
A
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Fantoni
South
2 H
3 C
3 H
Pass
4 C
4 S
5 C
6 C
7 H


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


Minor +5Minor 75-48 (17-14-11)7 S× East down 8 +20007 H South made 7 +2210


30. 2012 Spingold SemifinalClosedCayneOpenMonaco
Board 35
E-W Vul
S A 3
H A 8 6 5
D K J 10 9
C K 10 9
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
C 2
C 10
C 9
S 8
C Q
D 3
H J
D K
H 2
Sementa
North

1 NT
2 H


2nd
K
7
8
A
K
S 4
5
D 6
A
S 7
Nunes
East

Pass
Pass


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


4th
5
3
6
5
3
D 2
Q
A
H 9
8
Versace
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
D 3
H 10
D K
C K
D A
H J
H 2
Multon
North

1 D
1 NT
3 NT

2nd
K
5
D 6
2
A
8
S 6
Lauria
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
J
7
7
2
C 6
3
Zimmermann
South
Pass
1 S
3 D


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





Strong NT +5Minor 75-53 (17-15-13)2 NT North made 2 +1203 NT North down 1 -50


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31. 2012 Spingold SemifinalOpenCayneClosedMonaco
Board 36
Both Vul
S K 3 2
H 7 4
D A 6 5
C A K Q 10 3
Zimmermann
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C 2
H 4
H K
H Q
Versace
North
1 NT
2 H
3 NT
4 D
4 NT



2nd
6
9
6
5
Multon
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
A
7
Lauria
South
2 D
3 C
4 C
4 S
6 H



4th
10
8
S 5
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
4
6
8
10
5
4
8
9
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
7
S 2
D 5
A
D 4
D 8
H 2
Nunes
South
2 H
3 D
4 C
4 S
5 NT
6 D


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






Minor +13Minor 88-53 (18-15-13)6 H North made 7 +14607 H South made 7 +2210


32. 2012 Spingold SemifinalClosedCayneOpenMonaco
Board 7
Both Vul
S A 10 9 5
H K 9
D A Q J 2
C Q 5 4
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
2 S

Lead
D Q
C 3
D A
D J
D 2
S 6
S 5
C J
C 9
H 2
Cayne
North

1 NT
2 H
AP

2nd
4
Q
5
6
8
A
Q
A
S 8
9
Helness
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
3
C 6
S 3
J
H 3
K
5
A
Seamon
South
Pass
2 D
Pass


4th
K
7
7
9
S 4
2
7
4
8
5
Versace
West

Pass
1 S
AP

Lead
C 3
C 4
D 10
D Q
C 5
S Q
D J
H 6
D 8
C 9
Nunes
North

1 C
Pass


2nd
Q
8
K
5
10
2
6
K
H 10
Lauria
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
A
A
3
7
4
S 3
A
S 6
Fantoni
South
Pass
1 D
2 H


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





Minor +1Minor 89-53 (19-15-13)2 S West down 1 +1002 H South made 3 +140


33. 2012 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenNickellClosedBrink
Board 35
E-W Vul
S 8 6 3
H A K 7
D Q J 6
C A J 7 5
v.Prooijen
West

2 H
Pass

Lead
H J
H 4
S 8
S 4
Weinstein
North
1 NT
Pass
3 NT

2nd
5
6
9
D 4
Verhees
East
2 C
Pass
AP

3rd
3
Q
A
6
Levin
South
Dbl
3 S


4th
7
A
10
J
Meckstroth
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
C 10
S 8
S K
Drijver
North
1 C
Dbl
4 S

2nd
3
2
D 3
Rodwell
East
1 H
2 H
AP

3rd
8
A
3
Brink
South
Dbl
3 H


4th
A
10
Q
S 10
H Q 8 3
D K 9 5 4 3
C 9 8 4 2
TableS Q J 9 2
H J 10 9 4 2
D A 8 7
C 10
S A K 7 5 4
H 6 5
D 10 2
C K Q 6 3
Strong NT +10Minor 89-63 (19-16-13)3 NT North made 3 +4004 S North down 1 -50


34. 2012 USBC FinalClosedNickellOpenDiamond
Board 14
None Vul
S 9 7
H K Q 9
D A K Q 9 5
C Q J 8
Gitelman
West

AP


Lead
S K
S A
S J
S 10
S 6
Nickell
North
1 NT



2nd
4
Q
C 3
C 5
C 7
Moss
East
Pass



3rd
2
3
5
8
Katz
South
3 NT



4th
7
9
D 5
D 9
Zia
West

3 S
Pass

Lead
S K
S A
H 5
Greco
North
1 C
Pass
4 C

2nd
4
Q
A
Hamman
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
6
Hampson
South
2 C
Dbl


4th
7
9
S 8 5 3 2
H 10 8 7 6
D J 10 8 4
C 2
TableS A K J 10 6
H J 5 2
D 7 6
C A 6 4
S Q 4
H A 4 3
D 3 2
C K 10 9 7 5 3
Minor +6Minor 95-63 (20-16-14)3 NT North down 2 -1004 C North made 4 +130


35. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenMilnerClosedNickell
Board 116
Both Vul
S A J 7 3
H K Q 6
D 9 7
C A K 10 5
Hamman
West

AP



Lead
D K
H 7
C K
H 6
S Q
S 3
C 6
H Q
S J
Kranyak
North
1 NT




2nd
2
8
J
2
K
2
2
4
6
Zia
East
Pass




3rd
8
9
3
A
A
10
A
D 3
G.Wolpert
South
3 NT




4th
7
K
4
3
4
5
7
10
Bathurst
West

3 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
D A
D J
C A
C K
Rodwell
North
1 C
Pass
4 C


2nd
2
3
4
7
J
J.Lall
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
10
Q
3
6
Meckstroth
South
2 C
Dbl
5 C


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




Strong NT +2Minor 95-65 (20-17-14)3 NT North made 5 +6605 C North made 5 +600


36. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenMilnerClosedNickell
Board 85
E-W Vul
S 10 9
H A K 10
D A Q 8 5 2
C K 5 2
Zia
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
C J
D 5
C 10
D 10
D 7
D A
D Q
H.Lall
North
1 NT


2nd
3
6
J
A
9
4
H 5
S 3
Hamman
East
Pass


3rd
9
4
3
8
2
S 8
H 2
H 6
Milner
South
Pass


4th
2
K
6
5
K
8
S 2
J.Lall
West
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
2
7
J
6
4
5
6
C 2
10
Bathurst
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
3
A
8
2
7
8
C 10
J
Rodwell
South
1 D


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


Strong NT +5Minor 95-70 (20-18-14)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT North down 2 -100


37. 2012 USBC SemifinalOpenMilnerClosedNickell
Board 25
N-S Vul
S A 6
H A 5 4 2
D K 7 4
C K Q J 4
Zia
West
Pass
4 S



Lead
D 2
H 6
S 7
C K
S 9
H.Lall
North
1 NT
AP



2nd
5
7
A
5
6
Hamman
East
3 S




3rd
K
J
2
2
K
Milner
South
Pass




4th
A
2
J
A
Q
J.Lall
West
Pass
Pass
4 S
AP

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


2nd
7
5
9
4
J
3
S 5
H 7
H 8
H Q
2
Bathurst
East
3 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
3
2
S 8
9
9
D 3
D 5
H 10
H J
J
Rodwell
South
Dbl
Pass
Dbl


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






Minor +12Minor 107-70 (21-18-15)4 S East made 4 -4204 S× East down 2 +300


38. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenSpector
Board 107
None Vul
S A K Q
H 9 5 2
D 10 9
C A Q J 10 7
Wooldridge
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
C J
C A
C Q
S 2
D 10
H A
H 8
Zia
North
1 NT


2nd
3
6
9
K
10
A
4
7
Hurd
East
Pass


3rd
9
4
5
8
4
4
3
J
Hamman
South
Pass


4th
Q
3
2
D 7
A
2
2
Meckstroth
West
Pass
2 D

Lead
D 5
D 3
C 4
C A
C Q
Cheek
North
1 C
3 NT

2nd
9
J
2
9
K
Rodwell
East
1 D
AP

3rd
A
2
10
5
8
Grue
South
1 NT


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

Strong NT +5Minor 107-75 (21-19-15)1 NT North made 2 +1203 NT South down 1 -50


39. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenMahaffeyClosedMilner
Board 103
Both Vul
S Q 10
H A Q 10 6
D A 7 2
C K Q 9 2
G.Wolpert
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
Mahaffey
North
1 NT
3 H
5 S


2nd
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Seamon
South
2 D
4 NT
6 H


4th
Jacobus
West

3 C
Pass


Lead
C A
S 9
Bathurst
North
1 C
4 H
5 H


2nd
2
10
Passell
East
1 S
Pass
AP


3rd
7
A
J.Lall
South
2 H
4 S



4th
10
2
S 9 8 3
H 9
D 10 8 4
C A J 8 6 4 3
TableS A J 7 6 5 4
H 8 5
D J 6 3
C 7 5
S K 2
H K J 7 4 3 2
D K Q 9 5
C 10
Minor +13Minor 120-75 (22-19-15)6 H North down 1 -1005 H South made 5 +650


40. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenLeeClosedFleisher
Board 82
E-W Vul
S K J 2
H 10 7 2
D K Q 10 4
C A K 4
Levin
West

Pass

Lead
S 7
C 2
C 4
S A
H.Weinstein
North
1 NT
3 C

2nd
10
5
6
5
Weinstein
East
2 S
AP

3rd
8
A
Q
J
Garner
South
2 NT


4th
2
3
8
Demirev
West

2 H

Lead
D K
D 4
S 3
C 10
H 3
S 8
C A
C K
S Q
Martel
North
1 D
3 D

2nd
7
A
A
5
K
K
6
H A
H 9
Lee
East
1 S
3 H

3rd
2
3
5
4
2
4
2
7
H Q
Stansby
South
2 D
AP

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


Minor +2Minor 122-75 (23-19-15)3 C North made 5 +1503 H West down 2 +200


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41. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenNickellClosedSpector
Board 84
Both Vul
S K J
H K J 10
D K 10 8 7 2
C A Q 3
Wooldridge
West
Pass
AP

Lead
S 9
D 7
C J
D 2
C 8
S J
H 4
H 3
Zia
North
1 NT


2nd
6
S 7
K
S 5
9
A
8
10
Hurd
East
3 S


3rd
4
A
A
Q
Q
8
A
Q
Hamman
South
3 NT


4th
K
6
4
3
S 3
D 5
J
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
H 8
S 4
S 2
D 5
Cohler
North
1 D
3 NT

2nd
3
A
J
8
10
Meckstroth
East
1 S
4 H

3rd
2
10
A
H 3
H 4
Spector
South
3 D
AP

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

Strong NT +15Minor 122-90 (23-20-15)3 NT North made 4 +6304 H East made 4 -620


42. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalClosedSpectorOpenNickell
Board 74
Both Vul
S A Q 7
H Q 4 3
D A 5 2
C Q J 6 4
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
C 2
S 8
D J
Cheek
North
1 NT
2 D
3 S
5 C

2nd
7
8
4
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
Q
C 10
Grue
South
2 C
3 C
4 S


4th
K
A
Q
Cohler
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
D K
D 4
C 4
H 8
C 5
C J
C 9
C 7
Nickell
North
1 C
1 NT
2 D
3 NT

2nd
7
H 6
H 9
A
A
10
S 2
H J
D 8
Spector
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
3
6
2
5
Q
K
6
H 4
Katz
South
1 S
2 C
3 C


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




Minor +12Minor 134-90 (24-20-16)5 C South down 1 -1003 NT North made 4 +630


43. 2012 USBC QuarterfinalOpenLeeClosedFleisher
Board 53
E-W Vul
S 9 4
H A K 10 7
D J 6 2
C A K 9 7
Levin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
S 4
C 3
S 9
D 8
C Q
S Q
S 5
H K
H 7
S 2
Garner
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT
4 D
5 NT


2nd
A
6
5
A
A
4
8
C 8
4
9
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
K
A
3
3
7
D 6
C 9
D 7
C 6
H.Weinstein
South
2 H
3 C
4 C
4 S
6 C


4th
D 5
J
2
10
2
H 2
7
H 3
8
J
Demirev
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
S 4
C Q
C 3
S 9
D 9
S Q
Martel
North
1 C
1 NT
2 NT
3 H
4 H


2nd
5
6
5
4
A
Q
J
Lee
East
1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
7
A
2
4
H 7
Stansby
South
1 S
2 D
3 C
4 D
6 C


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








Minor +14Minor 148-90 (25-20-16)6 C South down 1 -506 C North made 6 +920


44. 2012 USBC Round of 16ClosedMilnerOpenWolfson
Board 116
Both Vul
S Q 6 2
H K 8 6
D A Q 4
C K Q J 4
Willenken
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 2
C K
D 6
D 7
S 2
S 3
D 9
J.Lall
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
10
2
4
A
8
J
C 4
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
J
6
5
8
K
6
K
Bathurst
South
2 C
2 S



4th
Q
A
3
H 3
7
10
H 5
Kranyak
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
S 2
S 5
H Q
C 7
C 4
H 3
C J
D 3
S A
D 5
Bramley
North
1 C
1 NT
2 S


2nd
K
8
J
6
3
10
10
D 2
6
9
G.Wolpert
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
6
4
Q
S 3
K
S 4
Q
D 7
Compton
South
1 S
2 H
4 S


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






Strong NT +3Minor 148-93 (25-21-17)3 NT North down 1 -1004 S South down 2 -200


45. 2012 USBC Round of 16ClosedLeeOpenRobinson
Board 102
N-S Vul
S A K 9
H 9 7 5 3
D K Q J
C A 4 3
Robinson
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
D Q
H K
S 4
D K
D J
Demirev
North
1 NT



2nd
10
7
5
K
2
9
Boyd
East
Pass



3rd
J
3
8
6
4
5
Lee
South
Pass



4th
A
A
2
5
6
H 4
Garner
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
H Q
S 2
D Q
D J
C 2
H J
S 4
S 6
D K
Stewart
North
1 C
Pass
1 S

2nd
2
A
2
7
4
A
9
10
9
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
3
3
4
Q
5
Q
J
5
Woolsey
South
1 D
Dbl


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



Strong NT +6Minor 148-99 (25-22-17)1 NT North made 2 +1201 S North down 1 -100


46. 2012 USBC Round of 16ClosedLeeOpenRobinson
Board 63
E-W Vul
S A K 8 7 4
H K 10 8
D A Q 4
C 9 7
Feldman
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 3
H 2
S A
S K
H 10
D 8
S 4
Lee
North
1 NT
2 H


2nd
Q
5
9
J
C 3
A
C 4
Pollack
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
K
5
C 2
3
2
D 9
Demirev
South
2 D



4th
7
Q
6
10
J
3
C 6
H.Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
H 2
H 8
H A
C 6
C J
S 5
Woolsey
North
1 C
3 H


2nd
4
5
C 3
10
7
K
Garner
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
4
D 2
A
8
Stewart
South
2 H
4 H


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

Minor +6Minor 154-99 (26-22-17)2 H North made 4 +1704 H South made 4 +420


47. 2012 USBC Round of 16OpenWeinsteinClosedFleisher
Board 16
N-S Vul
S J 6 4
H A Q 9 8
D A 10
C A 9 6 2
Kamil
West

2 H


Lead
C 7
C 2
H 10
H A
H 9
S A
C 5
S K
J.Weinstein
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
Q
S 2
7
4
2
4
6
5
Fleisher
East
2 D
2 S


3rd
A
3
5
3
6
8
S 9
D.Yang
South
Pass
AP


4th
8
4
Q
K
S 7
3
10
X.Shi
West

2 C
2 NT

Lead
H A
H 8
D 5
H 10
C 2
C 3
D A
Stansby
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
2
4
10
6
8
Q
3
Gu
East
1 S
2 D


3rd
7
3
J
D 7
K
A
4
Martel
South
Pass
Pass


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


Minor +1Minor 155-99 (27-22-17)2 S East made 3 -1402 NT West made 2 -120


48. 2012 Vanderbilt Round of 16OpenBertheauClosedMonaco
Board 7
Both Vul
S A 8 7
H Q J 10 8
D K 6 5
C K Q 8
Multon
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 9
C 5
S 4
H Q
D A
S 2
Cullin
North

1 NT
2 H



2nd
3
K
3
A
9
K
Zimmermann
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
A
H 6
Q
4
7
9
Bertheau
South
Pass
2 C




4th
Q
6
A
2
5
7
Bathurst
West

Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
C K
D 10
D 7
H K
H 6
C 8
C 7
H 7
H J
S A
S 8
D Q
Fantoni
North

1 C
2 H
3 NT


2nd
3
D 4
5
K
2
4
D 3
4
9
S 2
4
6
6
Zagorin
East
Pass
1 D
3 D
Pass


3rd
5
6
2
A
8
3
J
S 7
Q
S 3
5
J
S 10
Nunes
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl
5 C


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









Strong NT +10Minor 155-109 (27-23-24)2 H North made 3 +1405 C North down 3 -300


49. 2012 Vanderbilt Round of 32OpenVentinClosedNickell
Board 45
Both Vul
S A 8 4
H K Q 7
D K Q J 9 3
C Q 3
Hamman
West
Pass
2 C
2 H

Lead
D Q
S 3
C 6
D 8
C 4
D K
S A
D J
H A
H 10
Graupera
North
1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
3
H 5
Q
7
7
10
7
Q
Zia
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
5
10
K
3
2
6
6
S Q
2
4
Pont
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
4
A
2
J
C 9
2
H 6
9
3
Muzzio
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 2
D K
D Q
H 8
H J
D J
D 3
C Q
S A
H Q
C 3
Rodwell
North
1 C
3 NT


2nd
5
7
A
9
K
10
H 2
2
3
S 7
7
Bianchedi
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
6
8
A
4
C 5
S 5
8
6
S Q
A
Meckstroth
South
2 D



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





Minor +9Minor 164-109 (28-23-24)2 H West down 2 +2003 NT North made 3 +600


50. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenUSA2ClosedNetherlands
Board 101
N-S Vul
S A 7 4
H A 5 4 2
D A J 8
C Q 7 5
Brink
West

Pass

Lead
S 2
C 2
H Q
H K
D 9
C 5
H 8
C Q
D 10
D 8
S A
S 4
S 9
Hurd
North
1 NT


2nd
Q
6
10
J
3
3
A
A
Q
2
8
K
J
Drijver
East
Pass


3rd
10
7
3
6
4
8
S 3
J
K
5
5
6
H 9
Wooldridge
South
Pass


4th
7
10
5
4
J
K
C 9
4
A
6
D 7
H 7
H 2
Grue
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
D 3
C 7
H 9
C Q
C 5
H Q
D 10
D 8
S A
de Wijs
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
Q
4
3
A
10
A
J
Q
2
2
J.Lall
East
1 S
AP

3rd
10
J
2
K
8
9
3
K
5
5
Muller
South
Pass


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






Minor +2Minor 166-109 (29-23-24)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT North made 3 +150


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51. 2011 Bermuda Bowl PlayoffOpenItalyClosedUSA1
Board 10
Both Vul
S K 8
H K 8 2
D K J 6
C A Q 10 5 3
Fleisher
West

4 H
5 NT

Lead
C 3
H 3
D A
D 5
H 6
H A
D 8
Lauria
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass

2nd
D 3
2
2
4
8
C 7
9
Kamil
East
2 C
5 D
6 H

3rd
J
10
7
H 5
9
7
H Q
Versace
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
K
C 4
6
J
C 2
K
K
Bocchi
West

4 H


Lead
C A
D A
D 3
H Q
H 5
H A
S 3
Martel
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
H 4
4
2
2
8
C 7
4
Madala
East
Dbl
6 H


3rd
2
7
H 3
9
10
6
10
Stansby
South
3 C
AP


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

Minor +1Minor 167-109 (30-23-26)6 H West made 7 -14606 H West made 6 -1430


52. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedUSA1OpenUSA2
Board 33
None Vul
S A K 9
H Q J
D A K 10 3
C 10 8 7 5
Grue
West

Pass

Lead
D J
H J
D 2
H Q
C 7
S 3
C 5
S 2
C 8
C 10
Fleisher
North
1 NT
2 H

2nd
4
3
K
5
9
A
K
7
4
H 10
J.Lall
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
6
4
Q
6
J
10
2
S J
Kamil
South
2 D


4th
A
A
5
8
A
4
3
K
6
Weinstein
West

1 S

Lead
S 6
H J
C 3
C 2
H 3
C 8
D 7
S 2
Hurd
North
1 D
1 NT

2nd
4
5
5
6
4
4
10
Levin
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
9
7
8
J
Q
Wooldridge
South
1 H


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



Strong NT +1Minor 167-110 (30-24-26)2 H North made 3 +1401 NT North made 2 +120


53. 2011 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedItalyOpenNetherlands
Board 13
Both Vul
S A K 8 6
H Q J 6 5
D A Q 3
C 10 7
Drijver
West
Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
S 2
C 7
C 2
Lauria
North
1 NT
2 NT
4 H



2nd
7
4
6
Brink
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
9
K
10
Versace
South
2 D
3 S




4th
A
3
A
Bocchi
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
A
8
10
A
Madala
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
3
4
2
de Wijs
South
1 S
2 C
3 H
4 D


4th
7
2
D 8
3
S J 9 5 3
H 2
D K J 10 8
C J 9 6 3
TableS Q 4 2
H 10 8
D 9 6 5 4 2
C A Q 4
S 10 7
H A K 9 7 4 3
D 7
C K 8 5 2
Minor +13Minor 180-110 (32-24-26)4 H North made 6 +6806 H South made 6 +1430


54. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QuarterfinalClosedItalyOpenChina
Board 33
None Vul
S J 6 4 2
H A 9 8
D K 8
C A Q J 6
M.Shi
West

Pass
Pass
2 S


Lead
S 2
D Q
H K
S 4
S Q
D 3
D 9
D 4
C Q
C A
C J
Duboin
North

1 NT
2 H
AP


2nd
5
K
5
A
H 2
2
C 6
S J
2
9
10
Hou
East

Pass
Dbl



3rd
10
A
7
3
8
J
5
10
8
K
H 3
Sementa
South
Pass
2 D
Pass



4th
K
7
A
9
6
8
6
C 7
3
4
5
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
2 D

Lead
D Q
S A
S 5
S 9
C 8
D 8
S 7
C 3
D 7
H A
H 9
H.Shi
North

1 C
1 S
Pass
2 H

2nd
K
3
10
J
4
10
H J
6
9
6
K
Versace
East

Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
8
K
Q
J
6
H Q
9
H 8
3
4
Lian
South
Pass
1 H
2 C
Pass


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







Minor +2Minor 182-110 (33-24-26)2 S West made 2 -1102 H South down 1 -50


55. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenNetherlandsClosedChina
Board 10
Both Vul
S K J 8
H 8 5
D A Q 9
C A Q J 8 6
J.Li
West
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
10
9
4
3
2
K
7
J.Liu
East
Pass
AP


3rd
J
A
J
7
7
S 2
J
Drijver
South
2 H



4th
Q
3
K
A
5
6
Q
Muller
West
Pass
3 H
Pass

Lead
H A
D 6
H K
D 2
S 8
S 2
Hou
North
1 C
Pass
4 S

2nd
5
Q
Q
10
9
7
de Wijs
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
6
5
A
J
M.Shi
South
Dbl
3 S


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

Strong NT +9Minor 182-119 (33-25-28)2 S North made 4 +1704 S South down 2 -200


56. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenIsraelClosedIceland
Board 20
Both Vul
S K 10 9 2
H A 6 4
D K Q
C K Q 7 5
T.Jonsson
West

AP

Lead
H 2
C 5
C 9
H 8
H J
D 3
C K
C Q
Ginossar
North
1 NT


2nd
3
6
3
5
4
2
8
S 3
Baldursson
East
Pass


3rd
9
J
7
10
7
K
2
D 6
Pachtman
South
3 NT


4th
A
10
A
6
K
5
4
D 4
I.Herbst
West

Pass

Lead
H 7
S A
S Q
S 6
C 5
C 9
M.Magnusson
North
1 C
4 S

2nd
K
7
5
C 4
6
10
O.Herbst
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
9
K
J
Q
Haraldsson
South
1 H


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

Minor +1Minor 183-119 (34-25-28)3 NT North made 4 +6304 S North made 5 +650


57. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenSwedenClosedUSA1
Board 25
E-W Vul
S A K 7 3
H J 5
D A 9 5 4
C Q J 2
Levin
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
C Q
D 7
C J
D 4
H 4
H 10
H 9
S 4
Bertheau
North

1 NT

2nd
6
K
2
9
6
5
Q
S 7
A
Weinstein
East

AP

3rd
8
3
3
8
10
K
A
2
6
Nystrom
South
Pass


4th
J
7
9
4
K
7
S 3
S 2
8
Fallenius
West

Pass

Lead
C A
S J
C Q
S 6
C 2
S 9
H 8
H 10
S 5
D 4
H 4
Stansby
North

1 D

2nd
3
2
K
8
9
Q
5
7
7
7
Fredin
East

AP

3rd
7
4
6
10
10
3
K
A
H 3
10
Martel
South
Pass


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




Strong NT +4Minor 183-123 (34-26-29)1 NT North made 1 +901 D North down 1 -50


58. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenIceland
Board 26
Both Vul
S K 9 5
H K 9 6
D A K J 10 8
C K 4
Jorgensen
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
S Q
H 4
S 9
C 3
Brink
North
1 NT
2 S
4 C
4 H
4 NT
6 S

2nd
A
6
2
3
2
Einarsson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
5
10
J
K
Drijver
South
2 H
3 C
4 D
4 S
5 S


4th
6
A
K
10
Q
Muller
West
Pass
2 H
Pass




Lead
H J
S 2
H 3
S 5
T.Jonsson
North
1 C
2 S
4 S




2nd
6
6
2
3
de Wijs
East
1 H
Pass
AP




3rd
5
K
10
Q
Baldursson
South
1 S
3 S





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


Strong NT +13Minor 183-136 (34-27-29)6 S North made 6 +14304 S South made 6 +680


59. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenEgyptClosedItaly
Board 32
E-W Vul
S Q J 6 3
H A 7 4 3
D A 7 6
C A 5
Versace
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
K
5
C 3
2
A
6
C 8
10
8
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
A
3
J
10
4
K
A
K
7
Sadek
South
2 C
3 H
4 S


4th
A
2
4
9
J
2
8
9
3
C 6
Saaid
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
4
9
C 3
3
6
C 8
9
Q
Nabil
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
7
10
J
A
10
4
A
S 8
Madala
South
2 C
3 S
4 S


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





Minor +2Minor 185-136 (35-27-29)4 S North made 5 +4504 S South made 7 +510


60. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBulgariaOpenIceland
Board 9
N-S Vul
S K J
H A 10 7
D K Q J 5
C K 9 5 2
Jorgensen
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
D K
D Q
D J
D 5
D 9
S 2
H K
S K
Trendafilov
North
1 NT


2nd
5
3
6
S 9
C 6
H 4
4
J
8
Einarsson
East
Pass


3rd
8
2
4
7
A
H 7
J
9
Karaivanov
South
Pass


4th
10
8
10
S 3
H 2
C 10
A
A
Stefanov
West
Pass
3 H

Lead
C 3
D 6
C 4
D 3
C 5
S 5
H Q
S K
D Q
H 8
T.Jonsson
North
1 C
AP

2nd
7
A
8
2
6
3
J
8
S 9
7
Aronov
East
1 H


3rd
9
8
K
10
H 5
J
2
2
4
3
Baldursson
South
Dbl


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



Strong NT +2Minor 185-138 (35-28-29)1 NT North made 2 +1203 H East down 1 +50


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61. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenEgyptClosedIceland
Board 28
N-S Vul
S K 6 2
H 5 4
D A K Q 10 3
C A 10 7
M.Magnusson
West
Pass
2 C


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


2nd
5
8
H K
K
10
6
A
K
8
7
Haraldsson
East
Dbl
2 H


3rd
10
4
C 4
2
4
J
5
A
6
5
Sadek
South
Pass
AP


4th
2
6
9
7
7
Q
J
3
S 2
C 10
Hishmat
West
Pass
Pass
2 H

Lead
D 7
D Q
D K
H 7
S 10
S 8
S 9
C K
C 8
D A
C Q
Jorgensen
North
1 C
Dbl
AP

2nd
5
2
H K
2
K
7
Q
2
5
H Q
H 3
Nadim
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
10
4
C 4
10
A
4
5
7
A
C 6
J
Einarsson
South
Pass
2 C


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





Strong NT +2Minor 185-140 (35-29-29)2 H East down 2 +1002 H East down 1 +50


62. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedAustraliaOpenSweden
Board 20
Both Vul
S J 3 2
H K Q 6 4 3
D K J 3
C A Q
Fredin
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl



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



2nd
8
5
J
7
C 2
2
S 4
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
6
A
K
S 7
4
10
Q
Edgtton
South
2 C
3 D




4th
A
10
9
C 9
A
A
7
Hans
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 5
S 6
D 4
D K
Upmark
North
1 C
1 S
2 C
2 S
3 NT

2nd
2
9
J
2
C 2
Nunn
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
Q
K
J
5
Cullin
South
1 H
1 NT
2 H
3 H


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




Strong NT +1Minor 185-141 (35-30-29)4 H North made 4 +6203 NT South made 3 +600


63. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedUSA1OpenAustralia
Board 26
Both Vul
S A 9 6
H A 10 7 2
D A K
C 10 9 8 4
Gosney
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
C 10
S 4
S 5
C 9
S 8
Levin
North
1 NT
3 D


2nd
5
2
6
J
5
9
Edgtton
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
3
K
Q
6
2
Weinstein
South
3 C
3 NT


4th
K
J
10
A
K
Fleisher
West

Pass


Lead
S 4
S 5
D 5
D A
C 4
S 8
C 8
D Q
D J
H Q
H 10
H 7
C 10
Nunn
North
1 C
3 NT


2nd
6
J
8
3
5
A
2
H 8
H J
K
4
6
D 7
Kamil
East
Pass
AP


3rd
K
7
K
9
Q
2
A
H 2
C 9
A
9
C 3
6
Hans
South
2 NT



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







Minor +1Minor 186-141 (36-31-31)3 NT North made 3 +6003 NT South made 4 +630


64. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedIcelandOpenJapan
Board 11
None Vul
S Q 7
H A K 5
D Q 10 6 5 2
C A Q 4
Teramoto
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H Q
S Q
C 2
D 2
D 7
C J
H J
C Q
S 7
D J
C 8
Haraldsson
North

1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
2
K
5
4
9
9
3
7
2
5
D 6
Yokoi
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
3
K
A
Q
3
6
H 4
10
8
10
M.Magnusson
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT



4th
A
9
A
3
K
4
K
6
J
S 4
H 9
Baldursson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C 3
D 5
D 7
C J
D Q
D 6
D 2
H A
H K
S 7
Kaku
North

1 D
2 NT
3 H


2nd
5
Q
4
9
S 3
8
S 5
C 10
10
J
2
T.Jonsson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
7
A
10
8
S 4
S 6
S 10
2
3
A
Furuta
South
Pass
1 S
3 D
3 NT


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







Minor +11Minor 197-141 (37-31-31)3 NT North down 2 -1003 NT North made 3 +400


65. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedIcelandOpenChina
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q 9
H 10 9 5 3
D A Q J 9
C A K 6
J.Li
West

Pass



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



2nd
Q
K
A
4
K
H 6
K
10
4
9
5
J.Liu
East
Pass
AP



3rd
8
9
6
5
2
3
S 6
H 5
K
10
H 8
Jorgensen
South
2 H




4th
6
2
10
8
7
Q
2
H 4
2
7
T.Jonsson
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
S 8
H 5
C 5
H 3
Hou
North
1 C
1 NT
2 H


2nd
3
Q
K
10
4
Baldursson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
4
2
8
M.Shi
South
1 D
2 C
4 H


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






Strong NT +5Minor 197-146 (37-32-32)2 S North made 3 +1404 H North down 1 -50


66. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedNetherlandsOpenAustralia
Board 20
Both Vul
S K 5 2
H A K J 3
D 6 4 2
C A 10 5
Edgtton
West

2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D A
D 7
H 4
H A
H K
C A
C 5
C Q
Verhees
North
1 NT
Pass
2 H
3 H

2nd
9
2
4
5
10
C 2
3
4
H Q
Gosney
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
5
J
J
7
S 3
9
J
10
v.Prooijen
South
2 C
Dbl
3 D


4th
6
Q
H 2
6
8
9
S 6
S 8
6
Muller
West

Dbl
4 H


Lead
H A
C 5
D A
D K
D 7
C Q
D 8
H K
C 10
C 9
S Q
Hans
North
1 C
Rdbl
Dbl


2nd
6
2
4
2
6
H 9
H J
10
6
S 8
A
de Wijs
East
Pass
2 C
AP


3rd
2
J
3
5
J
A
C 4
7
K
S 2
5
Nunn
South
1 S
Dbl



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






Minor +17Minor 214-146 (38-32-32)3 H North down 1 -1004 H× West down 5 +1400


67. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenUSA1ClosedChina
Board 21
N-S Vul
S 10 7 6
H K Q 4
D A 8 5
C K Q J 3
J.Liu
West

2 D

Lead
C 10
C 9
H 10
S 7
S 5
H 2
Fleisher
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
4
5
3
4
9
C 2
J.Li
East
2 C
2 H

3rd
3
J
6
K
10
A
Kamil
South
Pass
AP

4th
6
A
K
3
Q
4
Weinstein
West

3 H

Lead
C K
C 6
D A
S 7
C 9
H A
Lian
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
A
7
4
4
H 6
4
Levin
East
Dbl
4 H

3rd
10
4
6
K
Q
2
H.Shi
South
3 C
AP

4th
5
J
2
9
S 8
3
S J 9 3
H A J 7 6
D Q J 7 2
C 5 4
TableS A Q 8 4
H 10 9 8 5 2
D K 4
C A 6
S K 5 2
H 3
D 10 9 6 3
C 10 9 8 7 2
Minor +5Minor 219-146 (39-33-36)2 H East made 2 -1104 H West down 2 +100


68. 2011 Spingold FinalOpenNickellClosedMonaco
Board 24
None Vul
S K J 4
H K 10 5 2
D K Q J
C Q J 9
Fantoni
West

Pass
2 H

Lead
H 3
D K
H 4
H A
H J
H 8
Meckstroth
North

1 NT
3 NT

2nd
9
2
5
D 5
C 2
Nunes
East

2 D
AP

3rd
Q
3
6
S 2
C 8
Rodwell
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
K
A
S 6
2
10
Katz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
S 10
D 5
C Q
C 2
D J
C 9
H 9
S 7
H 10
Multon
North

1 C


2nd
3
4
6
K
6
H 7
H 3
Q
8
J
Nickell
East

1 H


3rd
A
3
K
A
J
8
10
K
Q
Zimmermann
South
Pass
3 C


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




Minor +6Minor 225-146 (40-33-38)3 NT North down 2 -1003 C North made 4 +130


69. 2011 Spingold FinalClosedMonacoOpenNickell
Board 7
Both Vul
S 9 6 5 2
H A Q 8 3
D A 10
C A J 3
Hamman
West

Pass
AP



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

1 NT




2nd
3
5
3
2
7
Q
H 9
9
2
Zia
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
Q
8
2
A
8
7
10
S 2
A
Zimmermann
South
Pass
3 NT




4th
6
7
J
4
Q
4
5
S 10
3
Helness
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S Q
D 2
S J
H 2
C A
C J
C 5
C 10
Nickell
North

1 C
2 H
2 NT


2nd
3
5
10
D 5
J
4
7
3
9
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
J
6
K
6
8
H 7
Katz
South
Pass
2 C
2 S
3 NT


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





Strong NT +13Minor 225-159 (40-34-38)3 NT North made 4 +6303 NT North down 2 -200


70. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenMonaco
Board 56
None Vul
S A 5
H A J 4
D Q 7 6 4
C K Q J 7
Helgemo
West
Pass
2 S
AP

Lead
H 7
H 2
D 10
D J
S 3
D 7
D 2
C 7
S Q
S J
Levin
North
1 NT
Dbl


2nd
4
Q
3
A
A
H 5
9
A
6
Helness
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
K
6
4
6
7
K
Q
6
9
Weinstein
South
Pass
3 D


4th
3
J
5
S 4
2
8
H 8
3
5
Martel
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 5
C 10
S 4
D 4
H 6
Fantoni
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
Q
3
2
5
A
Stansby
East
1 H
AP


3rd
7
7
K
J
8
Nunes
South
Dbl



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




Minor +5Minor 230-159 (41-34-39)3 D South down 1 -501 NT North made 3 +150


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71. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedMonacoOpenFleisher
Board 61
Both Vul
S J 10 4
H K Q 9 7
D K 7
C A K 8 4
Levin
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
D 3
D 8
D 10
D 4
D 6
D 5
S 3
Helness
North
1 NT


2nd
3
K
J
C 8
S 4
H 7
S 10
J
Weinstein
East
Pass


3rd
A
A
Q
2
S 2
H 2
H 8
A
Helgemo
South
Pass


4th
9
9
7
S 5
H 5
H J
C 6
8
Fantoni
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 3
D 8
C A
Stansby
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
3
7
J
3
Nunes
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
A
Q
6
Martel
South
1 D


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

Minor +8Minor 238-159 (42-34-39)1 NT North down 2 -2001 NT North made 3 +150


72. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenMonaco
Board 34
N-S Vul
S K Q 8 2
H Q 7 3
D A Q 7
C Q 7 6
Helness
West
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
5
8
J
10
D 6
4
S 7
D 4
9
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
9
4
6
Q
9
S 2
S 8
Q
Levin
South
3 D
3 NT


4th
7
Q
3
3
2
S 3
8
S 6
K
Fleisher
West
Pass
2 S
AP

Lead
H K
H A
H 6
C Q
C 7
S 5
Nunes
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
5
8
J
2
3
10
Kamil
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
10
9
4
5
A
K
Fantoni
South
Rdbl
3 C


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




Minor +5Minor 243-159 (43-34-39)3 NT North down 1 -1003 C North made 3 +110


73. 2011 Spingold SemifinalOpenCayneClosedNickell
Board 43
None Vul
S K 2
H A K Q 2
D A 9 5 2
C J 7 6
Zia
West
Pass
AP


Lead
S 6
H 4
C 6
S 4
S Q
S 10
S 5
D 7
Duboin
North
1 NT



2nd
J
5
3
K
D 3
H 6
C 4
6
Hamman
East
Pass



3rd
8
K
Q
A
3
9
D 4
10
Sementa
South
3 NT



4th
2
3
K
7
D 2
D 9
D 5
A
Versace
West
Pass
3 S
Pass

Lead
H 10
C J
S 9
S A
S 10
Rodwell
North
1 C
Pass
3 NT

2nd
4
3
2
J
Lauria
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
5
4
Q
3
Meckstroth
South
2 C
Dbl


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


Strong NT +3Minor 243-162 (43-35-39)3 NT North down 1 -503 NT North down 3 -150


74. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenMonaco
Board 23
Both Vul
S A J 7 6
H K 10 3
D K Q 9 6
C A 6
Zimmermann
West

Pass

Lead
D 5
D 8
H K
S K
S 6
Levin
North
1 NT


2nd
7
K
A
5
Multon
East
Pass


3rd
A
2
8
3
Weinstein
South
Pass


4th
9
10
2
A
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
S K
S 6
H 8
D 6
C 5
C 10
D K
Nunes
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
5
2
6
5
6
3
Martel
East
Pass
AP

3rd
4
9
K
J
K
7
Fantoni
South
1 D


4th
A
3
7
A
2
A
S 4 3
H 6 5 2
D A 8 4
C Q 8 7 5 4
TableS K Q 8 2
H A 7 4
D 5 3 2
C K 10 9
S 10 9 5
H Q J 9 8
D J 10 7
C J 3 2
Strong NT +1Minor 243-163 (43-36-39)1 NT North made 2 +1201 NT North made 1 +90


75. 2011 Spingold SemifinalClosedFleisherOpenMonaco
Board 31
N-S Vul
S 10 2
H A J 3
D A K 9 2
C A 9 7 5
Multon
West

Pass
2 C

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

1 NT
Pass

2nd
7
7
3
4
3
6
3
6
8
Zimmermann
East

Pass
2 S

3rd
10
2
5
Q
S 6
H 5
4
Q
Levin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
J
A
Q
A
8
A
2
10
Martel
West

Pass
2 H

Lead
D A
C 5
D 6
H A
C A
H 6
H 8
S 10
S K
Fantoni
North

1 C
AP

2nd
3
3
C 10
Q
6
3
10
J
2
Stansby
East

Pass


3rd
8
Q
K
7
4
D 7
J
Q
4
Nunes
South
Pass
1 H


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



Minor +2Minor 245-163 (44-36-40)2 S East down 1 +502 H West down 2 +100


76. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenNickellClosedWelland
Board 60
N-S Vul
S K 9 5 3
H J 9 7
D K J 3
C A K 3
Piekarek
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
H 9
C 8
H J
C J
H Q
H 10
D 2
C 10
S 2
D 5
Meckstroth
North

1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
5
A
A
Q
8
S 4
10
D 4
A
A
Smirnov
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
6
6
5
7
S 5
J
D 9
8
3
Rodwell
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT


4th
K
K
9
4
3
3
S 7
Q
S 3
9
6
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
H 2
S 7
H 6
H 7
S Q
C 3
H 10
D 5
Welland
North

1 C
1 H


2nd
5
4
A
8
3
K
4
D 9
10
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
8
9
Q
10
Q
S 9
K
Bramley
South
Pass
1 D
1 NT


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






Minor +1Minor 246-163 (45-36-40)2 NT North made 2 +1201 NT South made 3 +150


77. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedDenmark
Board 40
None Vul
S J 9 7
H A K J 10
D A J 6
C J 10 4
Schaltz
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H 7
S 9
H 8
S 7
Helgemo
North
1 NT
2 S



2nd
D 3
A
D 4
H 2
M.Madsen
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
Q
2
3
K
Helness
South
2 H
4 S



4th
A
6
10
4
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
D 3
H A
H K
H 10
D 4
C 6
D 8
Askgaard
North
1 C
1 NT
3 C
4 S

2nd
4
2
2
5
6
7
10
K
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
A
C 5
C 8
S 5
6
Q
J
Bjarnarson
South
1 S
2 NT
3 NT


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



Strong NT +1Minor 246-164 (45-37-40)4 S North made 5 +4504 S South made 4 +420


78. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedDenmark
Board 47
E-W Vul
S Q 4 2
H K 2
D A K Q 10
C K 10 4 3
Schaltz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
S J
S 10
S 7
C 5
C 10
C 9
D 3
C 8
H A
H Q
Helgemo
North
1 NT


2nd
3
Q
8
H 4
2
Q
A
2
7
5
8
M.Madsen
East
Pass


3rd
K
A
5
D 6
J
6
H 3
10
H 9
10
D 4
Helness
South
Pass


4th
4
6
2
C 4
K
H 6
3
J
H 2
K
D Q
Nunes
West
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
3
Q
8
A
J
H 7
5
K
8
Fantoni
East
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
J
7
9
H 4
7
A
6
Bjarnarson
South
1 D


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




Minor +3Minor 249-164 (46-37-40)1 NT North down 3 -1501 NT North down 1 -50


79. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenCayneClosedLynch
Board 1
None Vul
S A K J 7 4
H J 6
D K 7 3
C K Q 3
Zmudzinski
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
S A
S K
C K
C 3
Cayne
North
1 NT
3 C
3 S


2nd
6
10
D 2
4
9
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
2
3
7
10
Seamon
South
2 H
3 H
4 S


4th
Q
6
Q
5
Versace
West

2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
H 4
H 9
S A
Passell
North
1 C
Pass
3 S


2nd
5
7
S J
Lauria
East
2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
D 5
Lynch
South
Pass
Dbl
4 S


4th
6
J
8
S Q 6
H A K 9 3 2
D J 10 9 6
C 8 5
TableS 10
H Q 4
D A Q 8 5 4 2
C J 9 4 2
S 9 8 5 3 2
H 10 8 7 5
D
C A 10 7 6
Strong NT +1Minor 249-165 (46-38-40)4 S North made 6 +4804 S North made 5 +450


80. 2011 Spingold QuarterfinalOpenMonacoClosedBjarnarson
Board 16
N-S Vul
S A 6 5 3
H Q 10
D K Q 5
C K Q 9 2
Schaltz
West

3 S
Pass

Lead
S 5
D 2
H Q
S A
H 10
H A
Helgemo
North
1 NT
Pass
Dbl

2nd
9
Q
5
Q
C 6
8
M.Madsen
East
3 D
4 S
AP

3rd
2
3
2
7
K
D 5
Helness
South
3 H
Pass


4th
10
10
4
4
6
Multon
West

2 S
AP

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


2nd
2
5
10
C 4
5
C 5
8
3
Zimmermann
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
K
J
2
S 4
2
A
S 5
Q
Askgaard
South
2 H
3 NT


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


Strong NT +13Minor 249-178 (46-39-40)4 S× West down 3 +5003 NT North down 3 -300


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81. 2011 USBC FinalClosedBathurstOpenDiamond
Board 92
N-S Vul
S A K 10 7 3
H Q 7
D A K 9
C J 4 2
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
S 4
S K
H 7
C 7
Wooldridge
North

1 NT
2 S


2nd
A
2
D 5
2
4
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
5
K
Q
Hurd
South
Pass
2 C
4 S


4th
2
8
6
A
10
J.Lall
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
D 6
S A
S K
Greco
North

1 C
2 S
4 S

2nd
6
A
8
D 2
Grue
East
Pass
1 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
A
8
4
Hampson
South
Pass
2 H
3 S


4th
Q
3
2
S Q 6 2
H A 8 4 3
D Q 10 6
C 8 7 3
TableS 8
H 5 2
D 8 7 5 4 2
C K Q 9 6 5
S J 9 5 4
H K J 10 9 6
D J 3
C A 10
Minor +1Minor 250-178 (47-39-42)4 S North made 4 +6204 S North made 5 +650


82. 2011 USBC SemifinalClosedWolfsonOpenBathurst
Board 84
Both Vul
S Q 10 9
H A J 10
D A J 9 4
C A J 9
Grue
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
C 9
C 3
C J
S 10
Cohen
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
5
4
2
10
3
J.Lall
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
A
6
K
Wolfson
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
J
Q
5
S 2
A
Rubin
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
C A
C J
S A
S 6
C 9
C 8
C 7
H 5
H 10
H 7
D A
D J
Bathurst
North
1 D
2 NT


2nd
5
4
5
9
10
10
S 2
H 4
2
Q
D 7
K
S 8
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
3
6
3
4
K
D 4
D 9
A
K
J
8
H 6
Zagorin
South
1 H
3 NT


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







Strong NT +2Minor 250-180 (47-40-45)3 NT North made 6 +6903 NT North made 4 +630


83. 2011 USBC SemifinalOpenWolfsonClosedBathurst
Board 52
Both Vul
S K Q 10 3
H A K 7 5
D A 10 7
C 5 3
J.Lall
West

Pass
Pass


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


2nd
8
10
3
S 4
8
J
9
7
2
Grue
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
2
A
4
K
S J
10
A
5
Ekeblad
South
2 H
4 H



4th
A
J
2
7
D 2
5
D 6
6
4
Garner
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
D Q
D J
S Q
D 9
Wooldridge
North
1 C
2 NT
3 S


2nd
8
C 2
C 4
A
H.Weinstein
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
4
5
2
Hurd
South
1 S
3 H
3 NT


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




Strong NT +13Minor 250-193 (47-41-45)4 S North made 5 +6503 NT North down 2 -200


84. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedAkerOpenWolfson
Board 99
N-S Vul
S A 3 2
H K Q 9
D K 4
C K Q 8 7 3
Garner
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
C 9
S 2
S 10
Aker
North
1 NT
2 S
4 S

2nd
4
K
5
6
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
2
K
A
Richter
South
2 H
3 NT


4th
3
6
4
7
Goren
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
D 10
S 2
S 10
S 3
S Q
S K
H 2
H Q
H 9
C 4
D 4
C 10
Wolfson
North
1 C
Rdbl
3 NT

2nd
2
8
6
7
C 5
D 8
3
D 3
C J
9
A
Donn
East
1 D
2 D
AP

3rd
9
9
A
J
C 3
C 7
K
7
A
Q
7
Cohen
South
1 S
2 H


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






Strong NT +1Minor 250-194 (47-42-46)4 S North made 5 +6503 NT North made 4 +630


85. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedBathurstOpenNickell
Board 105
E-W Vul
S A J 10 7 4
H J 7
D A 6 2
C A Q 10
Zia
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 5
D J
S 3
H 4
C 2
H 2
S 9
H 10
Hurd
North
1 NT
2 S
3 NT


2nd
3
2
J
A
4
6
10
9
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
3
Q
8
Q
K
K
C J
Wooldridge
South
2 C
2 NT



4th
7
4
6
J
K
S 4
C 3
S 7
J.Lall
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
A
6
K
7
3
A
8
2
Grue
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
2
3
8
Q
5
7
A
Rodwell
South
1 D
2 C
2 NT


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



Minor +7Minor 257-194 (48-42-46)3 NT North down 3 -1502 NT South made 2 +120


86. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalOpenWellandClosedJacobs
Board 66
E-W Vul
S K Q 7
H K 8 7
D K J 5
C K 10 8 5
Wold
West

Pass
2 D
AP

Lead
S 2
S 4
C 2
H J
H 4
D K
S 3
Schermer
North

1 NT
Pass


2nd
7
6
3
7
5
A
H 6
Jacobus
East

2 C
2 S


3rd
8
Q
A
A
9
7
10
Chambers
South
Pass
Pass
3 D


4th
J
A
5
2
K
3
K
Welland
West

Pass
2 S


Lead
C J
C 2
C 7
C K
D 8
D 9
D 7
S 2
Beatty
North

1 C
AP


2nd
4
3
10
9
3
Q
S 6
7
Bramley
East

1 S



3rd
5
A
6
S J
K
4
J
8
Jacobs
South
Pass
Dbl



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



Strong NT +6Minor 257-200 (48-43-47)3 D South made 3 +1102 S East made 3 -140


87. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenBathurst
Board 69
E-W Vul
S 7 5 4
H Q J 9
D A K 6 3
C A K 8
Bathurst
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
H 5
C A
C K
S 7
Katz
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
3
J
4
J
2
Zagorin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
8
2
6
9
Nickell
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
4
10
3
5
H 3
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
C K
H 9
D 8
S 5
D 9
C 8
Hurd
North
1 D
2 NT


2nd
2
4
2
A
6
K
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
6
K
2
J
4
Wooldridge
South
1 S
3 NT


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

Strong NT +1Minor 257-201 (48-44-47)3 NT North made 5 +4603 NT North made 4 +430


88. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedWolfsonOpenAker
Board 51
E-W Vul
S A Q 3
H A Q 10 8 4
D A 8 4
C 7 3
Richter
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
C A
C K
S A
S Q
H 4
S K
Wolfson
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
2
10
J
7
8
5
Aker
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
6
8
2
4
J
Cohen
South
2 H



4th
3
7
S 3
9
10
3
Garner
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
C A
C K
D 8
H 3
H 5
Johnson
North
1 C
1 H
4 H

2nd
2
10
J
6
8
9
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
6
8
J
K
6
Simson
South
1 D
2 S


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

Strong NT +5Minor 257-206 (48-45-47)2 S North made 3 +1404 H North down 1 -50


89. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedJacobsOpenWelland
Board 58
Both Vul
S A K 7
H 9 7 4
D A 10 9
C A Q 10 5
Schermer
West

Pass

Lead
D 2
C 5
H Q
D 6
C A
C Q
Krekorian
North
1 NT


2nd
4
6
4
A
9
J
Chambers
East
Pass


3rd
3
8
5
8
3
4
Casen
South
Pass


4th
10
K
2
7
2
7
Wold
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
S 2
C A
C Q
H A
H K
H 8
D 6
S Q
C 5
S 10
Bramley
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
2
A
6
9
7
9
S 7
10
6
J
8
Jacobus
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
9
3
4
5
10
D 2
Q
3
8
J
Welland
South
1 H


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




Strong NT +7Minor 257-213 (48-46-47)1 NT North made 1 +901 NT North down 2 -200


90. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedWellandOpenJacobs
Board 35
E-W Vul
S A J 3
H J 10 3
D A Q J 10 6
C K 4
Krekorian
West

Pass

Lead
S 5
D A
D Q
H 4
S 10
S 7
H 8
S 6
S 2
C 9
Chambers
North
1 NT


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


3rd
Q
2
5
A
K
9
K
C 5
C 10
A
Schermer
South
Pass


4th
A
3
4
3
8
3
Q
C 4
D 6
K
Bramley
West

Pass

Lead
S 5
C K
D A
D Q
C 9
S 10
S 6
C J
H A
C 10
Jacobus
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
4
7
8
K
Q
J
H 7
D J
3
D 6
Welland
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
2
5
A
K
9
H 4
6
Wold
South
1 D


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



Strong NT +3Minor 257-216 (48-47-47)1 NT North down 2 -1001 NT North down 4 -200


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91. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenBathurst
Board 38
N-S Vul
S A J 7
H A J 7 2
D A Q 8 3
C J 3
Hurd
West

Pass

Lead
C K
S 8
D 10
S A
S 7
C A
C 8
D Q
Hamman
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
2
2
4
9
10
5
10
H 3
Wooldridge
East
3 H


3rd
3
J
K
3
H 4
J
H 2
2
Zia
South
Pass


4th
4
Q
A
4
5
6
7
9
Rodwell
West

AP

Lead
C K
S 8
H K
S A
S 7
C A
C 9
D A
D 3
J.Lall
North
1 C


2nd
2
2
5
9
10
5
Q
10
H 8
Meckstroth
East
3 H


3rd
3
J
6
3
H 4
J
H 7
2
Grue
South
Dbl


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


Minor +12Minor 269-216 (49-47-47)3 H East down 4 +2003 H× East down 4 +800


92. 2011 USBC QuarterfinalClosedWellandOpenJacobs
Board 21
N-S Vul
S A J 9 3
H Q 6 3
D A 10 6
C A Q 5
Beatty
West

Pass



Lead
C 4
C A
C 5
S Q
C 7
H J
S J
H 10
S 10
S 9
D 6
Schermer
North
1 NT




2nd
3
8
9
4
S 2
5
K
7
C J
D 3
K
Jacobs
East
Pass




3rd
2
6
10
3
H 3
2
D 4
9
7
H 8
Q
Chambers
South
Pass




4th
Q
S 6
H 4
5
K
Q
8
6
A
D 5
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
C A
C Q
C 5
H 10
S K
D 6
C J
C 10
D 4
S J
Wold
North
1 C
1 NT
2 S


2nd
5
4
8
K
7
Q
2
S 2
S 6
9
5
Bramley
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


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






Minor +10Minor 279-216 (50-47-48)1 NT North made 3 +1503 NT North made 3 +600


93. 2011 USBC Round of 16OpenGordonClosedAker
Board 117
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 9
H Q J 3
D A K 10 7
C Q 5
Donn
West

AP

Lead
S 2
D A
C 5
S 6
Rosenberg
North
1 NT


2nd
3
C 2
A
A
Goren
East
4 C


3rd
J
4
6
7
Willenken
South
4 NT


4th
K
2
4
Sontag
West

Pass

Lead
D 8
S 6
S 3
C 5
D J
C A
C 10
C 9
S 8
Simson
North
1 C
Dbl

2nd
2
A
J
J
Q
6
7
H 2
H 10
Berkowitz
East
5 C
AP

3rd
K
7
Q
K
A
H 4
H 7
H 6
Johnson
South
Pass


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


Strong NT +5Minor 279-221 (50-48-49)4 NT North made 6 +6905 C× East down 3 +500


94. 2011 USBC Round of 16ClosedSilversteinOpenWolfson
Board 79
N-S Vul
S A J 4 2
H K 9 6
D K J 5
C Q J 2
Garner
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
D 3
C 10
D J
D 5
D 10
D 7
S K
S 3
J.Levin
North

1 NT


2nd
K
A
J
9
H 2
C 8
H 7
7
8
H.Weinstein
East

Pass


3rd
4
K
3
6
Q
H 6
C Q
2
J
Meyers
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
2
4
7
2
8
H 4
H 5
5
Q
Rosenthal
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
D K
D J
D 5
S 10
D Q
C K
C 5
C Q
S 2
Cohen
North

1 C


2nd
A
4
9
H 5
J
C 8
4
7
6
H 2
Silverstein
East

Pass


3rd
5
3
7
10
Q
H 6
2
10
H 3
Wolfson
South
Pass
1 NT


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




Minor +8Minor 287-221 (51-48-49)3 NT North down 2 -2001 NT South made 3 +150


95. 2011 USBC Round of 16ClosedWellandOpenRobinson
Board 66
E-W Vul
S J 10 3 2
H A K 7 3
D K Q
C A 10 6
Boyd
West

Pass


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

1 NT


2nd
2
9
5
7
A
A
9
S 7
Q
Robinson
East

AP


3rd
8
8
Q
6
6
K
10
C 2
Chambers
South
Pass



4th
3
2
4
A
4
6
K
D 8
Bramley
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
S 2
D 3
S 3
D 7
C 9
C 8
S J
C Q
D J
H 9
S 10
Doub
North

1 C
1 NT

2nd
2
4
5
A
6
6
A
Q
K
8
5
Welland
East

Pass
AP

3rd
8
9
K
K
A
4
5
H 4
D 2
H 3
A
Wildavsky
South
Pass
1 D


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






Strong NT +1Minor 287-222 (51-49-49)1 NT North made 3 +1501 NT North made 2 +120


96. 2011 USBC Round of 16ClosedSilversteinOpenWolfson
Board 35
E-W Vul
S Q 3
H A K 10 5
D K J 7 6
C A 10 9
Cohen
West

2 D

Lead
H A
H K
H 5
C 4
H 8
C 8
C 10
D 9
S K
S 2
S 10
Rosenthal
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
3
6
7
9
D 8
A
5
J
4
5
D 6
Wolfson
East
Pass
3 D

3rd
9
2
J
K
D 10
3
J
Q
6
A
Silverstein
South
Pass
AP

4th
4
Q
D 2
Q
10
2
D 3
C 6
3
Q
J.Levin
West

Pass

Lead
H 8
H 5
C Q
C 2
C 5
H K
H 10
S 3
S 2
S J
Garner
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
J
6
8
4
6
3
7
K
5
D 6
Meyers
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
9
9
10
D 10
2
C 7
4
A
H.Weinstein
South
1 H


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




Strong NT +4Minor 287-226 (51-50-49)3 D West down 1 +1001 NT North down 1 -50


97. 2011 Vanderbilt SemifinalOpenDiamondClosedFleisher
Board 50
E-W Vul
S A K Q
H 9 4
D 10 9 7 3
C A Q 8 3
Kamil
West

AP


Lead
H 3
H 6
H 10
H 7
H 5
C J
Greco
North
1 NT



2nd
Q
9
8
C 8
S Q
Fleisher
East
Pass



3rd
A
K
J
S 4
S 6
Hampson
South
3 NT



4th
4
2
D 3
C 4
C 6
Moss
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
D 3
D K
S 5
D 9
D 8
C 4
Martel
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
J
4
6
3
J
H 5
2
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
A
10
K
Q
7
Q
Stansby
South
1 D
3 NT


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

Minor +10Minor 297-226 (52-50-51)3 NT North down 1 -503 NT North made 3 +400


98. 2011 Vanderbilt SemifinalClosedGrueOpenKang
Board 51
E-W Vul
S A 7 4 3
H A 7 2
D A K 5 2
C 5 3
Kang
West

Pass

Lead
C 6
S 10
S 3
H 10
H 6
H K
S 4
C K
D 3
D 10
Bakhshi
North
1 NT


2nd
A
Q
9
2
7
C 2
J
7
Q
7
Sun
East
Pass


3rd
Q
A
2
9
J
8
8
D 4
9
K
Delmonte
South
Pass


4th
3
6
K
4
5
A
5
5
2
J
Grue
West

AP

Lead
H 6
H J
D A
D 2
D 10
J.Wang
North
1 D


2nd
2
5
3
J
8
Cheek
East
Pass


3rd
K
Q
6
Q
5
Ao
South
1 NT


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



Strong NT +1Minor 297-227 (52-51-51)1 NT North made 2 +1201 NT South made 1 +90


99. 2011 Vanderbilt SemifinalClosedGrueOpenKang
Board 54
E-W Vul
S K 6 4
H A 9 8
D A 8 6
C K J 8 7
Kang
West
Pass
AP



Lead
H 6
C 7
C 3
H 8
S J
H A
Bakhshi
North
1 NT




2nd
2
4
10
K
5
5
Sun
East
Pass




3rd
4
Q
K
3
8
J
Delmonte
South
3 NT




4th
9
2
5
S 2
K
Grue
West
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
C 7
C 3
S J
S A
S 8
J.Wang
North
1 C
Dbl
2 NT


2nd
K
4
10
9
6
H 8
Cheek
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Q
K
Q
D 4
Ao
South
1 D
1 NT
3 NT


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

Strong NT +11Minor 297-238 (52-52-51)3 NT North made 3 +4003 NT South down 2 -100


100. 2011 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedDiamondOpenBerg
Board 62
None Vul
S A K
H K J 9 3
D J 10 5
C K Q 4 2
de Wijs
West

AP




Lead
S Q
D J
S 5
Gitelman
North
1 NT





2nd
2
7
A
Muller
East
Pass





3rd
3
6
7
Moss
South
3 NT





4th
K
K
4
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
6
A
7
5
2
D 4
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
7
Q
9
K
S 4
Bertens
South
1 S
3 C
3 S
6 NT


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


Strong NT +11Minor 297-249 (52-53-52)3 NT North made 5 +4606 NT North down 1 -50


Only 100 of the 793 boards are shown to limit file size.
Boards with no IMP swing are skipped to show more swings.

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