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3NT (22 no 5+) vs. Partial

One team played 3NT on 22 HCP with no 5+ card suit and the other below game

YearWinnerBoardsIMP PercentWLT Percent
2009-2012Partial15-0 = 100.001-0-0 = 100.00
2005-2012Partial315-0 = 100.002-0-1 = 83.33
2001-2012Partial424-0 = 100.003-0-1 = 87.50
1996-2012Partial534-0 = 100.004-0-1 = 90.00


1. 2009 Bermuda Bowl QualifyingOpenArgentinaClosedUSA2
Board 15
N-S Vul
S Q 10 6 2
H J 5 3
D A K 9 6
C J 8
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
C Q
D J
S 2
H 8
C K
C 10
C 5
C 4
H 7
S 4
Pellegrini
North

1 D
3 S


2nd
8
A
Q
8
3
7
S 3
H 4
D 5
K
Hamman
East

3 C
Pass


3rd
9
2
A
K
A
D 2
S 9
S 7
D 7
9
Ravenna
South
Pass
Dbl
3 NT


4th
3
J
3
A
2
S 6
H 5
D 6
D 9
J
Bianchedi
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 6
H 7
S K
C 2
S 4
H A
H 10
S 9
D A
S 6
D Q
Rodwell
North

1 S
2 D


2nd
8
K
A
J
7
4
6
Q
3
C 4
K
Muzzio
East

2 C
AP


3rd
9
8
2
Q
10
9
Q
5
5
D 8
C 5
Meckstroth
South
1 D
Dbl



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






Partial +5Partial 5-0 (1-0-0)3 NT South down 4 -4002 D South down 2 -200


2. 2008 World Championship QuarterfinalOpenItalyClosedPoland
Board 82
N-S Vul
S 8 7 3
H 9 8 3
D Q 10 9 2
C 9 8 6
Zawislak
West
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D A
D 6
D 9
D 7
S 3
Versace
North
Pass
3 D


2nd
9
8
J
5
H 2
10
Pazur
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
J
2
Q
K
10
K
Lauria
South
Dbl
3 NT


4th
K
3
4
S 4
S 2
C 2
Sementa
West
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
D A
D K
D 6
D Q
H 9
S A
S Q
S J
S 2
Skrzypczak
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
3
8
J
H 5
C 4
J
5
6
9
H 7
Duboin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
2
9
10
7
4
C 2
H 10
C 5
C 7
Gierulski
South
Dbl
2 NT


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




TiePartial 5-0 (1-0-1)3 NT South down 1 -1002 NT South down 1 -100


3. 2006 World Championship QuarterfinalOpenMahaffeyClosedH-Welland
Board 27
None Vul
S J 7 6
H A Q 10 3
D A K 8
C Q J 5
Fredin
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
H 4
S 10
C 3
S 2
S 3
H J
H 8
H A
D A
D K
D 8
Cohler
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
3
5
5
9
J
2
C 8
9
7
10
Lindkvist
East

Pass
Dbl

3rd
K
Q
K
A
D 4
10
Q
C 7
2
3
Lair
South
Pass
1 NT
AP

4th
6
6
6
7
K
5
7
C 9
5
6
Lev
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
Nystrom
North

Pass


2nd
Gawrys
East

Pass


3rd
Bertheau
South
1 NT



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





Partial +10Partial 15-0 (2-0-1)3 NT× South down 3 -5001 NT South down 1 -50


4. 2002 USBC SemifinalOpenWellandClosedSchwartz
Board 44
N-S Vul
S Q 4 3 2
H Q 7 4
D 6 5 2
C K 9 3
Schwartz
West
Pass
2 D
Pass

Lead
D 8
D J
H 5
D 9
H A
H J
C 5
C 3
H 6
S K
S 7
C Q
Moss
North
Pass
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
2
K
2
Q
8
C 2
10
6
S 5
8
10
Becker
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
A
3
Q
4
4
7
K
A
C 9
6
A
Gitelman
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
10
5
K
6
3
10
8
7
9
2
3
Fallenius
West
Pass
AP


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



2nd
3
2
A
10
9
D 8
S 6
8
10
9
7
Welland
East
1 C



3rd
8
Q
8
K
K
7
D 5
5
A
S 9
S 4
Zia
South
1 NT



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






Partial +9Partial 24-0 (3-0-1)3 NT South down 3 -3001 NT South made 1 +90


5. 1996 Spingold FinalOpenNickellClosedSchwartz
Board 10
Both Vul
S K J 3
H 6 4
D A 9 8 4
C K 10 6 5
Schwartz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
H 7
S 8
H J
H 10
H 5
H 3
D 2
S J
S 9
C A
C 8
Nickell
North

Dbl
3 C


2nd
4
6
2
8
D 10
C 2
C 3
5
7
D 7
4
Sontag
East
2 H
Rdbl
Pass


3rd
Q
9
K
S 4
S 5
S 6
S 10
Q
Q
D 9
6
Freeman
South
Pass
2 NT
3 NT


4th
2
A
A
D 4
D 8
C 5
S 3
A
D 3
D 6
9
Hamman
West

1 D
AP


Lead
S 6
S 7
Soloway
North

Pass



2nd
K
9
Wolff
East
Pass
1 H



3rd
A
10
Goldman
South
Pass
1 NT



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







Partial +10Partial 34-0 (4-0-1)3 NT South down 3 -3001 NT South made 3 +150


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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