Main     Comparison 9X55 by Richard Pavlicek    

3NT (23 no 5+) vs. Partial

One team played 3NT on 23 HCP with no 5+ card suit and the other below game

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-20123NT1032-30 = 51.614-5-1 = 45.00
2005-2012Partial2384-55 = 60.4314-7-2 = 65.22
2001-2012Partial27103-65 = 61.3117-8-2 = 66.67
1996-2012Partial31108-78 = 58.0618-10-3 = 62.90


1. 2012 World Championship Round of 16OpenNetherlandsClosedFrance
Board 8
None Vul
S A 7 3
H Q 9 7 2
D K 6 5
C Q J 10
Rombaut
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 6
H 2
S Q
C 7
S 9
S 7
S J
H 6
C 3
S 8
Muller
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
10
3
6
A
D 2
4
D Q
K
Q
Lorenzini
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
3
2
A
10
D 5
7
K
de Wijs
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
9
10
K
J
2
D 10
5
4
D 3
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
H 6
D 2
D 7
D Q
C Q
S A
S 3
H 4
C A
S J
Bompis
North

1 H
2 NT

2nd
9
K
5
4
K
5
5
K
A
6
Brink
East

Pass
AP

3rd
6
2
J
A
S 4
9
10
Q
10
10
Quantin
South
1 D
1 S


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





Partial +6Partial 6-0 (1-0-0)3 NT South down 2 -1002 NT North made 3 +150


2. 2012 Spingold Round of 16OpenLevineClosedDiamond
Board 63
E-W Vul
S K J 8 4
H A 10 4 2
D A 7
C J 10 8
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 5
C J
H 2
H 9
H A
H 4
C 8
D J
C Q
D.Clerkin
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
7
8
2
3
10
7
S 7
4
S 2
K
Moss
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
3
Q
5
8
S 3
A
S 4
9
J.Clerkin
South
Pass
2 NT


4th
2
A
7
K
6
J
D 4
6
K
10
Ekeblad
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
D 5
S 10
D 2
S J
D K
D Q
H 7
S K
C J
Hampson
North

Dbl


2nd
4
J
5
4
A
10
H 6
8
H 3
2
Weichsel
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
6
8
A
D 8
3
S 9
J
H Q
A
Greco
South
Pass
1 NT


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




3NT +73NT 7-6 (1-1-0)3 NT South made 3 +4001 NT South made 1 +90


3. 2012 USBC FinalClosedDiamondOpenNickell
Board 39
Both Vul
S A 8
H K 6 5 2
D A 10 5
C 10 8 7 2
Katz
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
S 3
C 2
D 3
C K
D 7
D 5
H A
H 3
Hampson
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
8
5
6
2
A
6
K
8
Q
Nickell
East

Pass
AP

3rd
K
9
Q
10
S 7
A
8
7
9
Greco
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
6
A
5
J
7
9
4
2
5
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
S 3
C 2
C 3
C 9
D 3
D 10
S Q
H 8
H 4
Rodwell
North

1 H


2nd
8
5
6
S J
A
2
J
7
9
Q
Platnick
East

Pass


3rd
K
2
Q
10
S 4
A
Q
C 8
K
7
Meckstroth
South
1 D
1 NT


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




Partial +7Partial 13-7 (2-1-0)3 NT South down 2 -2001 NT South made 1 +90


4. 2012 Vanderbilt SemifinalOpenFalkClosedAmoils
Board 14
None Vul
S K 10 4 2
H K 10 8 2
D J 2
C A 10 2
Cheek
West

1 S
2 D
AP

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

Dbl
3 D


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


3rd
6
2
6
A
K
3
8
K
4
S 3
Q
Dahl
South
1 C
Pass
3 NT


4th
10
Q
A
3
D 3
9
2
6
7
S 5
Falk
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
S 8
D 8
S 3
H 2
C 9
D 4
S 9
D.Wolpert
North

1 H
2 S


2nd
J
5
10
6
5
2
Q
Lusky
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
2
5
10
J
K
H 3
Amoils
South
1 C
1 NT
2 NT


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






3NT +73NT 14-13 (2-2-0)3 NT South made 5 +4602 NT South made 3 +150


5. 2011 Bermuda Bowl FinalOpenNetherlandsClosedUSA2
Board 16
N-S Vul
S 10 6 4
H Q 8 4
D Q 9 6
C A K 10 5
Bathurst
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S J
D 5
C 4
D 4
D 3
C 6
C K
C 5
Muller
North

3 NT

2nd
4
5
J
2
10
Q
J
8
Zagorin
East

AP

3rd
9
7
8
10
A
2
A
7
de Wijs
South
1 NT


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

Pass

Lead
H 6
D K
D J
C 4
C 5
Hurd
North

1 NT

2nd
10
8
3
2
8
Brink
East

AP

3rd
2
6
9
A
9
Wooldridge
South
1 C


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


Partial +8Partial 21-14 (3-2-0)3 NT South down 2 -2001 NT North made 2 +120


6. 2011 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenPolandClosedSweden
Board 26
Both Vul
S K 5 2
H 9 5
D 10 8 6 2
C A Q 8 6
Fredin
West

Pass


Lead
H 2
C K
C J
S 3
C A
C Q
D 2
D 5
D Q
H 6
S J
Narkiewicz
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
5
9
5
6
4
10
7
6
S 4
7
2
Fallenius
East
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
6
8
K
D 3
D 4
K
J
S 9
J
10
Buras
South
1 NT



4th
K
2
7
8
3
H 4
A
9
8
9
A
Martens
West

1 H
AP

Lead
C 5
C J
S A
S 3
C A
C Q
D A
D 5
S 4
D Q
H 10
H 3
H A
Upmark
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
6
9
6
9
4
10
2
6
H 2
S 7
8
7
D 10
Jassem
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
7
8
2
K
D 3
D 4
7
J
5
H 4
5
J
6
Cullin
South
1 D
2 S


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







Partial +3Partial 24-14 (4-2-0)3 NT South down 2 -2002 S South down 1 -100


7. 2011 USBC SemifinalClosedBathurstOpenWolfson
Board 54
N-S Vul
S A 5 2
H Q J 4 2
D 6 3 2
C Q 10 4
Garner
West

Pass


Lead
C 5
H Q
H 2
S 3
C 3
S Q
Wooldridge
North

3 NT


2nd
10
3
6
2
K
H.Weinstein
East

AP


3rd
6
5
7
J
4
Hurd
South
1 NT



4th
2
9
A
K
D 4
J.Lall
West

2 C
AP

Lead
S 4
H 5
H J
C 5
H 2
C 3
D Q
C 8
Rubin
North

Dbl


2nd
2
9
6
10
10
K
2
9
Grue
East

Pass


3rd
J
Q
7
6
K
4
K
Q
Ekeblad
South
1 D
2 H


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


3NT +10Even 24-24 (3-4-0)3 NT South made 4 +6302 H South made 4 +170


8. 2011 Vanderbilt FinalOpenGrueClosedFleisher
Board 54
E-W Vul
S 8 6
H A K J 9
D A 10 9
C K 10 7 4
Stansby
West

1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
C 4
D 6
S 10
D 7
H 9
H 8
H J
D 10
S 3
D 8
C J
C 10
Delmonte
North

Dbl
2 NT
Pass

2nd
K
2
9
J
A
3
S 4
10
K
A
C 3
5
Q
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
6
8
Q
Q
2
Q
A
S 5
5
2
C 7
K
S 9
Bakhshi
South
Pass
1 NT
3 NT
AP

4th
2
A
4
6
3
4
5
S 7
J
8
C 6
9
S K
Cheek
West

1 S
AP


Lead
H 7
C 4
D J
D 10
H 3
D 9
S 10
C 5
Levin
North

Dbl



2nd
A
2
A
Q
2
K
J
K
Grue
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
J
2
3
4
4
Q
6
Weinstein
South
Pass
1 NT



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








Partial +6Partial 30-24 (5-3-0)3 NT× South down 1 -1001 NT South made 2 +120


9. 2010 USBC SemifinalClosedNickellOpenFleisher
Board 92
E-W Vul
S A 9 2
H 9 6 5
D K Q J 5
C K 9 7
Martel
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
H 7
C 10
H 2
C 5
C 9
Meckstroth
North

2 C
2 S
3 NT

2nd
5
K
2
Q
3
Stansby
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
7
10
K
Rodwell
South
1 D
2 H
2 NT


4th
3
9
Q
6
8
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 C
1 H


2nd
7
4
9
8
8
7
3
4
9
H 2
Zia
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
Q
K
C 3
6
K
5
J
H 3
H 8
Fleisher
South
Pass
1 D
1 NT


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





3NT +83NT 32-30 (4-5-0)3 NT South made 4 +4301 NT South made 1 +90


10. 2009 Spingold FinalClosedJansmaOpenMeltzer
Board 24
None Vul
S Q 6 4 3
H A
D 8 7 5 2
C A K 7 5
Sontag
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H 8
D 2
D 10
C 10
D 7
C 9
D 8
S 3
C 8
C 6
Verhees
North

Dbl



2nd
A
3
5
J
9
Q
H 3
7
5
7
Helness
East
3 H
Pass



3rd
2
Q
6
K
J
A
4
J
H 5
v.Prooijen
South
Pass
3 NT



4th
6
K
A
3
S 2
H 4
S 5
A
2
Ekeblad
West

Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
S A
S K
S 10
H 6
D 2
S 2
D A
C 9
C 5
H 8
Meltzer
North

Dbl
Pass


2nd
3
4
6
7
6
Q
10
J
H 4
Rubin
East
3 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
9
C 3
A
Q
D 3
5
A
10
Larsen
South
Pass
3 NT
4 D


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





Tie3NT 32-30 (4-5-1)3 NT South down 2 -1004 D South down 2 -100


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11. 2008 World Championship FinalClosedEnglandOpenItaly
Board 43
None Vul
S J 4
H A 8 6 5
D 9 5 4
C A K 9 2
Duboin
West
Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
D 2
S 2
D 6
H 3
C 7
D 9
C Q
Townsend
North
1 C


2nd
J
Q
4
A
5
3
K
10
Sementa
East
1 S


3rd
K
4
7
5
2
A
8
Gold
South
3 NT


4th
A
3
Q
7
J
J
H 4
Malinowski
West
Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
C 7
H 5
D A
D Q
C 3
D K
Versace
North
1 C


2nd
J
6
2
4
5
2
8
Sandqvist
East
1 S


3rd
K
A
J
7
3
J
H 3
Lauria
South
2 NT


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

3NT +73NT 39-30 (5-5-1)3 NT South made 4 +4302 NT South made 2 +120


12. 2008 Spingold FinalOpenWellandClosedGromov
Board 28
E-W Vul
S Q J 3
H 7 5 4
D A K 5 2
C 8 4 2
Dubinin
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H K
H J
H 6
H Q
H 9
D 4
D 3
D K
S J
S 3
Welland
North
1 C
1 S



2nd
4
5
D 7
C 2
S Q
2
6
C 10
4
6
Gromov
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
A
8
S 2
C 6
8
A
C J
8
10
Glubok
South
1 H
3 NT



4th
10
2
7
D 9
C Q
Q
C 3
10
5
B.Cohen
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S Q
C 4
H K
H Q
S 6
D 3
D 2
H 3
D Q
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
1 S
Dbl


2nd
8
2
6
4
5
10
4
S 7
S A
Smith
East
Pass
2 H
Pass


3rd
5
9
J
6
A
C 5
A
7
8
Balicki
South
1 C
Pass
2 S


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





Partial +53NT 39-35 (5-6-1)3 NT South down 2 -1002 S North made 2 +110


13. 2008 Spingold Round of 16ClosedSadekOpenNarasimhan
Board 9
N-S Vul
S A K 4
H A 5 2
D 10 4 2
C A Q J 4
Narasimhan
West
1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
C 10
C Q
C J
C 4
S 3
S K
S 4
H J
El Ahmady
North
Dbl
2 H
3 NT

2nd
2
K
3
5
8
8
7
10
K
Wold
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
A
6
7
9
A
9
Q
A
Sadek
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
Q
2
H 3
S 5
S 2
6
J
H 4
7
Jacobs
West
2 D
Pass


Lead
H 9
C 10
Bocchi
North
2 NT



2nd
J
K
Katz
East
Pass



3rd
4
Ferraro
South
Pass



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



3NT +103NT 49-35 (6-6-1)3 NT South made 3 +6002 NT North made 3 +150


14. 2008 USBC SemifinalClosedJacobsOpenStrul
Board 90
Both Vul
S K 9 7 4
H 7 5 2
D 6 4
C A Q 8 2
Strul
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
C J
H J
C 4
D 4
Jacobs
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
2
9
Q
3
Becker
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
K
2
8
A
Katz
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
A
K
5
7
Levin
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S A
C K
S 7
H 8
D K
D Q
H 3
D J
Stansby
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
5
4
2
5
5
9
A
8
Weinstein
East
1 H
AP


3rd
3
3
J
J
4
6
4
Martel
South
Dbl



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


Partial +93NT 49-44 (6-7-1)3 NT South down 2 -2002 S North made 4 +170


15. 2008 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedKatzOpenRubin
Board 53
E-W Vul
S J 10 8 3
H 8 5 4
D A 9 2
C K 5 2
Weichsel
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
C J
H 9
C Q
C 3
S J
C 6
D J
D 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
1 S
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
4
7
A
4
9
4
D 6
3
7
Lesniewski
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
6
5
K
K
H 8
A
10
Zia
South
1 C
1 NT
3 C


4th
J
A
5
8
10
5
D 5
4
Q
Weinstein
West
Pass
AP



Lead
C 9
S 9
D 7
H 4
C 7
C 3
D 4
C 6
D 10
S K
S 6
Verhees
North
Pass




2nd
2
2
J
2
5
4
K
H 3
3
5
Q
Levin
East
Pass




3rd
8
3
Q
J
10
K
6
D 9
H 5
8
Jansma
South
1 NT




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






Partial +6Partial 50-49 (8-6-1)3 NT South down 2 -1001 NT South made 3 +150


16. 2007 Bermuda Bowl SemifinalClosedUSA1OpenSouth Africa
Board 25
N-S Vul
S K 9 5 4
H A 5
D A Q 10
C 10 7 4 2
Cope
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
C 2
C K
C 8
H 9
H Q
H K
S A
Garner
North
1 C
3 NT

2nd
A
5
6
Q
5
7
8
3
Holman
East
Dbl
AP

3rd
4
A
4
7
J
6
C 9
10
H.Weinstein
South
1 NT


4th
2
3
J
D 8
3
S 4
S 5
9
Rosenberg
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
H 5
S 10
Bosenberg
North
1 C
1 NT

2nd
2
4
K
Zia
East
Dbl
AP

3rd
10
3
2
Eber
South
Rdbl


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

TiePartial 50-49 (8-6-2)3 NT South down 1 -1001 NT North down 1 -100


17. 2007 Spingold QuarterfinalClosedLynchOpenAo
Board 26
Both Vul
S Q J 8
H A J 4 3
D K 10 7 5
C J 7
J.Wang
West
1 S
Pass


Lead
S 7
D 5
H 5
H A
H 3
S 5
H 2
D 7
D 9
Cheek
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
Q
2
8
9
D 4
8
C 2
6
Ao
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
A
J
7
Q
3
4
Q
Grue
South
1 NT



4th
2
3
6
10
K
9
C 4
S 6
Lynch
West
1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
H 5
H A
H 3
S A
S 5
H 4
D A
Chechelashvili
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
8
8
9
D 2
J
Q
C 4
3
Dawson
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
J
2
Q
3
C 5
7
Gu
South
1 NT
2 D


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



Partial +6Partial 56-49 (9-6-2)3 NT South down 1 -1002 NT South made 2 +120


18. 2007 Vanderbilt QuarterfinalClosedNickellOpenTuszynski
Board 50
E-W Vul
S 5 4 2
H 10 8 7 5
D A K 9 4
C J 3
Kodayam
West

Pass


Lead
H 6
H 4
S J
S K
C 2
H 2
Hamman
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
7
3
3
6
5
8
Bykov
East
1 C
AP


3rd
J
5
9
Q
Q
K
Soloway
South
1 NT



4th
A
Q
2
4
3
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 4
D 2
S 6
D 6
S 4
D 3
D 9
S 5
S 7
Tuszynski
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
8
3
J
9
8
8
A
C 4
K
C 8
Meckstroth
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
J
7
7
2
10
3
5
C 5
A
H 5
Kowalski
South
1 NT
2 S


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




Partial +5Partial 61-49 (10-6-2)3 NT South down 1 -502 NT South made 2 +120


19. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenEgyptClosedSweden
Board 8
None Vul
S A K 7 6
H 6 5
D K 7 4
C J 10 6 4
Sylvan
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S 2
C 4
H 2
H J
H 4
C A
C Q
El Ahmady
North
1 C
1 S


2nd
6
3
K
K
6
D 4
9
Sundelin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
2
A
8
Q
7
Sadek
South
1 D
3 NT


4th
10
9
5
5
3
7
6
Dagher
West




Lead
C A
Bertheau
North




2nd
El Kourdy
East




3rd
Nystrom
South




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


Partial +6Partial 67-49 (11-6-2)3 NT South down 2 -1002 NT North made 3 +150


20. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenJapanClosedEngland
Board 6
E-W Vul
S 9 6 4
H Q 9 7 4
D K 7
C A 10 7 6
Ju.Hackett
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
H 8
S 2
S 10
H 2
C 4
C 6
H 5
H Q
C 7
D 6
S 7
D.Chen
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
6
6
J
9
7
5
8
3
D 5
Q
10
Ja.Hackett
East
1 S
AP

3rd
K
4
Q
8
D 2
A
J
9
10
K
K
Furuta
South
1 NT


4th
A
K
4
3
A
2
9
D 3
J
D 9
A
Miyakuni
West
Pass
Rdbl

Lead
H K
C 3
C 10
H 8
H 5
H 9
C 4
S 2
S 5
S 3
D 4
Townsend
North
Pass
2 C

2nd
A
5
8
3
J
D 3
D 10
J
6
10
Teramoto
East
1 D
AP

3rd
6
A
K
7
Q
10
6
Q
K
9
Gold
South
Dbl


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





Partial +5Partial 72-49 (12-6-2)3 NT South down 2 -1002 C North made 3 +110


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21. 2005 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedItalyOpenEgypt
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A Q 6
H 10 6
D K J 5 3
C J 8 5 4
El Kourdy
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
C 4
C K
H 3
H 8
C 9
D 3
D 7
S 8
Nunes
North

3 C
3 S


2nd
K
3
A
6
7
J
6
Q
6
Dagher
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
10
8
K
J
S 7
A
5
2
Fantoni
South
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
2
6
Q
2
10
2
8
10
J
Lauria
West

Pass



Lead
S 5
S 8
C 4
D 9
C K
D 7
C J
C 8
H 6
D 2
D 5
Sadek
North

1 NT



2nd
J
A
3
3
6
8
H 4
S 2
8
Q
Versace
East
Pass
AP



3rd
K
7
10
10
5
J
2
7
A
K
El Ahmady
South
1 C




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






3NT +6Partial 72-55 (12-7-2)3 NT South made 3 +4001 NT North made 4 +180


22. 2005 USBC QuarterfinalClosedWellandOpenMahaffey
Board 39
Both Vul
S Q 6 4
H A 10 3
D K J 7
C 6 5 4 2
Willenken
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
D 2
C 2
S 10
D 6
C 4
S K
Zia
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
4
4
3
6
8
J
7
Cohler
East
Pass
AP

3rd
2
K
10
3
J
8
5
Rosenberg
South
1 NT


4th
J
5
Q
A
3
7
Fallenius
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 9
D 8
C 5
D 4
C 4
D 10
S 2
C K
C 10
S A
H 6
H 3
Shenkin
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
2
J
3
K
A
S 7
J
H 2
S 9
10
7
Welland
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
3
8
5
9
S 5
8
6
H 10
6
A
Mahaffey
South
1 C


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





Partial +6Partial 78-55 (13-7-2)3 NT South down 1 -1001 NT North made 2 +120


23. 2005 Vanderbilt FinalOpenSchwartzClosedOnstott
Board 27
None Vul
S J 7 4 3
H Q 9 6 3
D 3
C A Q J 3
Compton
West

AP


Lead
H 4
C 5
D 9
H 7
S 5
Cohen
North
2 D



2nd
3
6
10
6
8
S.Cohen
East
Pass



3rd
10
Q
K
J
Berkowitz
South
3 NT



4th
K
K
3
8
Schwartz
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C 8
S 3
H A
H 4
C 5
D 8
S Q
C 10
H Q
Krekorian
North
Pass
1 H


2nd
A
5
3
6
2
A
2
6
S 10
Becker
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
K
J
2
Q
6
4
J
Casen
South
1 D
1 NT


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



Partial +6Partial 84-55 (14-7-2)3 NT South down 1 -501 NT South made 4 +180


24. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedGeorgiaOpenNetherlands
Board 3
N-S Vul
S A K 7 6
H A K 9 3
D 7 5 2
C Q 7
v.Prooijen
West

3 D
AP

Lead
D 3
D 6
S 10
S K
S 6
D Q
D 10
D 8
H Q
C 7
S 9
H 7
H 9
Abzianidze
North

Dbl


2nd
2
K
2
J
Q
C 2
C 8
C 10
5
5
C 9
C J
J
Brink
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
A
4
A
8
3
J
H 6
H 8
C 4
A
C Q
K
10
Beriashvili
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
9
5
5
4
C 3
7
H 3
S 7
A
6
H 2
4
C K
Goshadze
West

Pass
2 C

Lead
H 8
D 2
D 6
H 10
D 7
H 7
C 5
S 8
S K
H 9
Verhees
North

Dbl
2 S

2nd
A
A
K
6
8
C 3
A
2
J
Q
Chechelashvili
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
2
9
3
K
S 3
3
4
A
9
S 10
Jansma
South
Pass
1 S


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







Partial +8Partial 92-55 (15-7-2)3 NT South down 2 -2002 S South made 3 +140


25. 2004 Olympiad QualifyingClosedItalyOpenIceland
Board 9
E-W Vul
S A 5 4 2
H 7 6 5 2
D A Q
C 10 8 6
Armannsson
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
D 2
S 2
D 9
H 2
D K
D J
S 7
S 8
S 5
H 5
Nunes
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
10
5
6
A
4
C 6
C 8
4
3
H 8
K
Jorgensen
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
J
6
10
7
8
9
A
C 9
9
Fantoni
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
K
3
Q
4
A
10
C 2
K
10
C 5
3
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C J
S 8
S 2
D J
S 4
C 2
H 2
D 6
H 5
D K
M.Magnusson
North

1 H
2 S


2nd
A
3
9
Q
10
5
K
4
4
S 5
Versace
East

Pass
AP


3rd
3
A
J
3
K
10
9
9
10
7
Thorvaldsson
South
1 C
1 NT



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






Partial +5Partial 97-55 (16-7-2)3 NT South down 1 -502 S North made 3 +140


26. 2004 USBC SemifinalClosedMeltzerOpenNickell
Board 103
Both Vul
S K 10 7 3
H Q 6
D A 7 5
C K J 9 8
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C 7
S 3
C A
S 8
S 2
S K
C K
H Q
Martel
North

1 C
1 S
3 NT

2nd
8
6
4
J
7
H 2
9
2
K
Soloway
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
9
Q
5
5
10
D 2
D 4
A
Stansby
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT


4th
Q
4
A
H 3
J
6
D 3
H 4
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D Q
H Q
S Q
C 3
C 9
D J
Rodwell
North

1 D
1 S


2nd
5
2
K
A
8
2
7
Weichsel
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
K
6
A
3
5
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
1 H
1 NT


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




3NT +10Partial 97-65 (16-8-2)3 NT South made 4 +6301 NT South made 3 +150


27. 2001 USBC FinalOpenEkebladClosedMeltzer
Board 95
N-S Vul
S 8 7
H K 4 2
D 10 8 4 2
C A 10 8 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
C Q
C K
C 7
C 10
H 2
D 3
D A
D J
D 7
H 10
H 4
S 8
Rubin
North

1 H
3 D


2nd
2
6
2
J
H J
6
8
S 2
S 6
H 5
9
S 9
K
Martel
East

Pass
Dbl


3rd
5
4
8
A
3
Q
9
S 5
H 7
S 3
8
S Q
A
Granovetter
South
1 C
1 S
3 NT


4th
K
5
9
S 4
H 3
A
6
4
10
S 7
K
S 10
J
Lipsitz
West

Pass



Lead
S 3
C Q
C K
C 3
H 2
S J
C 7
H K
H 4
S 2
S 10
Weichsel
North

Pass



2nd
7
6
2
J
J
8
H 3
10
D 5
5
Ekeblad
East

Pass



3rd
K
4
8
A
Q
9
10
5
9
D 2
Sontag
South
1 NT




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








Partial +6Partial 103-65 (17-8-2)3 NT South down 1 -1001 NT South made 3 +150


28. 2000 Olympiad QuarterfinalClosedIcelandOpenPoland
Board 79
E-W Vul
S A 9 5 3
H Q 10 8
D 10 9 8 6
C Q 6
Zmudzinski
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
H 2
D 8
H 3
H 8
S Q
C Q
C 6
H K
C K
Thorvaldsson
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
6
4
4
J
5
A
3
5
D K
9
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
10
A
Q
7
2
2
A
D 9
S 3
T.Jonsson
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
J
9
3
6
A
4
4
7
C 8
S 6
M.Magnusson
West
1 D
Pass


Lead
D 4
D J
H 5
D 10
S J
S Q
H 10
H 4
Kwiecien
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
A
5
2
7
3
A
6
8
Ingimarsson
East
1 S
AP


3rd
3
8
J
S 4
2
6
3
9
Pszczola
South
Dbl



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




3NT +6Partial 103-71 (17-9-2)3 NT South made 3 +4001 NT North made 3 +150


29. 2000 Olympiad QualifyingOpenSwedenClosedFrance
Board 17
None Vul
S 7 4 3
H A 9 8 5
D K Q
C 10 9 5 3
Levy
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
D 9
C 3
H 10
H K
H J
H 9
C 5
S 2
Fredin
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
Q
2
6
2
Q
S 10
7
A
Chemla
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
K
5
8
A
S 5
4
Lindkvist
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
7
K
7
6
3
4
S 6
2
Nilsland
West

Pass
Pass
Palau
North

1 H
1 NT
Fallenius
East

Pass
AP
Allegrini
South
1 C
1 S
S A 10 6
H Q 2
D J 8 6 5 4 3
C 7 2
TableS J 8 2
H 7 6 4 3
D A 9
C A J 8 6
S K Q 9 5
H K J 10
D 10 7 2
C K Q 4



TiePartial 103-71 (17-9-3)3 NT South down 3 -1501 NT North down 3 -150


30. 1998 Rosenblum SemifinalOpenBrazilClosedSweden
Board 43
None Vul
S K 9 3
H 10 7 6
D K 7 6
C A J 6 5
Lindkvist
West

Pass

Lead
S 5
H 6
H 2
S 2
H 8
S 4
S 8
Chagas
North

3 NT

2nd
K
3
A
3
D 8
Q
C 5
Fredin
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
7
6
10
A
Branco
South
1 NT


4th
10
5
4
J
K
9
Campos
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
S 2
H 8
S 6
Nilsland
North

1 NT

2nd
2
9
5
Villas-Boas
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
10
Fallenius
South
1 D


4th
6
10
K
S A 8 5 2
H A 5
D 10 8 5 3
C K 9 8
TableS 7 6 4
H K 9 4 3
D J 9 4
C Q 4 2
S Q J 10
H Q J 8 2
D A Q 2
C 10 7 3
Partial +5Partial 108-71 (18-9-3)3 NT South down 1 -501 NT North made 2 +120


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31. 1997 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingClosedBrazilOpenUSA2
Board 19
E-W Vul
S 6 2
H A J 10 8
D Q 6 5 4
C J 9 7
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
C 3
D 4
C 2
Branco
North
Pass
1 H
3 NT

2nd
9
6
2
A
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
7
J
J
Chagas
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
K
5
8
Mello
West

AP


Lead
C 4
C 3
D 4
C 2
S 5
S 3
S K
C 8
H K
H 4
D 7
Wolff
North
Pass



2nd
9
6
2
A
2
9
H 8
D 5
6
9
9
Fonseca
East
Pass



3rd
10
7
J
J
A
10
7
S J
10
J
Hamman
South
1 NT



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





3NT +7Partial 108-78 (18-10-3)3 NT South made 3 +4001 NT South made 2 +120


Deals are from vugraph coverage of four major team events:
Vanderbilt, Spingold, U.S. Championship and World Championship.
Deals appear most-recent first and may be rotated for presentation.

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