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One Spade vs Two Clubs

First seat, 16-37 HCP

A total of 14 cases occurred in 40,069 deals from 72 major events 1996-2014.
Cases with swings of 2+ IMPs are shown here, most recent first.


2014 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 31 S NS2 C NS
Case 1
E-W Vul
S A K 7 6 4 3 2
H A Q J 10
D 4
C Q
Garner
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
S A
S K
S 2
S Q
Demirev
North
1 S
2 H
3 S
4 C
4 H
4 NT
5 NT
6 S

2nd
3
5
8
10
D 9
Smith
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
9
H 2
D 8
Ginossar
South
2 D
2 NT
3 NT
4 D
4 S
5 H
6 C


4th
Q
C 5
C 7
C 9
Jansma
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass




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




2nd
Q
J
6
10
5
C 4
Q
8
C J
Coren
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP




3rd
6
9
Q
4
7
9
C 8
D 9
C 2
Boyd
South
3 D
4 D
5 C
5 NT





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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S 9
H 9 7 2
D A Q J 9 8
C A K J 3








1 S +21 S 2-06 S North -2-1006 NT South -3-150


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 101 S NS2 C NS
Case 2
E-W Vul
S A K J 8 7 2
H A K 10 9 5
D 9
C K
Ware
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
S 10
S K
Narkiewicz
North
1 S
3 C
4 NT
6 S



2nd
5
9
Tislevoll
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
3
6
Buras
South
2 NT
3 S
5 C




4th
J
4
Zmudzinski
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
Cornell
North
2 C
2 S
4 C
5 D
6 C
7 S
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Bach
South
2 D
3 S
4 NT
5 NT
6 S
S 4 3
H J 7 3
D K 10 8 7
C Q J 9 8
TableS 10 9
H 8 4
D A 6 3 2
C 10 7 6 5 2


Par +980
6 S NS
S Q 6 5
H Q 6 2
D Q J 5 4
C A 4 3
1 S +141 S 16-16 S North +1+10107 S North -1-50


2011 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 21 S NS2 C NS
Case 3
Both Vul
S A Q 9 8 4
H Q 2
D A K
C A K 9 8
Grue
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 4
H Q
C 4
H 2
H A
S 10
D Q
S A
Sementa
North
1 S
3 C
4 S

2nd
2
7
A
3
8
5
6
6
Cheek
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
6
7
J
C 9
4
7
2
Duboin
South
2 S
3 S


4th
K
K
2
5
4
J
A
H 10
Seamon
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
C 10
C 2
C K
C 9
H Q
D 10
H 2
H A
S 2
Delmonte
North
2 C
2 NT


2nd
10
4
J
H 3
H 4
7
K
D 3
9
H 10
Cayne
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
8
A
5
6
6
4
J
S Q
4
Bakhshi
South
2 D
3 NT


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S 10 3 2
H A J 6
D 8 6 2
C 10 6 5 2




2 C +131 S 16-144 S North -1-1003 NT North +2+660


2010 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 21 S NS2 C NS
Case 4
N-S Vul
S A K 10 6 3
H A K 2
D 8 7
C K Q 6
Aronov
West

3 D



Lead
S K
Cayne
North
1 S
Dbl
Stefanov
East
Pass
AP
Seamon
South
1 NT
Duboin
West

3 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
C 4
C Q
C 6
H 10
H K
H 2
C J
H 8
S 4
S K
Fredin
North
2 C
Pass
3 S


2nd
7
3
5
A
3
7
9
D 3
D 9
9
8
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
K
8
10
4
6
Q
S 3
D 8
A
D 2
Fallenius
South
2 D
Dbl
3 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S 4
H Q 8 6 3
D K 5 4 2
C J 10 8 4






2 C +42 C 18-163 D× West -3+5003 NT South +1+630


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 81 S NS2 C NS
Case 5
Both Vul
S A K Q 9 7 6
H 7 5
D Q 8 7
C A K
Cheek
West

2 H



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



2nd
5
8
A
2
10
A
C 5
7
5
Q
Grue
East
2 C
3 H



3rd
J
3
6
4
C 9
3
D 2
K
J
2
Rosenberg
South
Pass
AP



4th
2
4
3
K
H 8
10
H 9
4
Q
10
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
C A
S 7
D 2
C 7
S A
S K
S Q
D 8
Moss
North
2 C
2 S
3 S


2nd
3
6
8
A
K
10
C 5
C Q
K
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
2
J
7
3
H 2
C 10
H 4
4
Gitelman
South
2 H
2 NT
4 S


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S J 3
H J 6 4 2
D 10 5 4 2
C 10 9 2





1 S +71 S 23-183 H West -2+2004 S North -1-100


2006 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 21 S NS2 C NS
Case 6
Both Vul
S A K J 8 7
H A 6 5
D K
C A Q 7 6
Delmonte
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
C A
C 6
C 9
S 7
S 4
S J
S 8
Stansby
North
1 S
3 C
3 NT
4 D
6 C

2nd
Q
3
J
8
6
5
3
D 2
Mittelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
4
K
Q
Q
K
D 4
H 3
Martel
South
1 NT
3 D
4 C
4 S


4th
A
2
5
D 9
9
2
10
H 2
Welland
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 5
C 9
C 4
C A
S 7
S 4
S K
S J
S 8
H A
Shugart
North
2 C
2 S
3 NT



2nd
6
8
2
D 8
2
10
6
D 2
D 3
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
J
7
Q
10
Q
A
H 4
D 4
H 3
Brogeland
South
2 D
2 NT




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


Par +620
4 S NS
S Q 4
H Q 9 7 4 3
D 5 4
C K 10 9 4






2 C +122 C 30-246 C North -1-1003 NT South +1+630


2001 Spingold Round of 64, Segment 11 S NS2 C NS
Case 7
Both Vul
S A K Q 5 4 3
H K Q 6 4
D A J
C Q
Chemla
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
2
3
10
Forrester
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

3rd
5
2
7
Silverstein
South
2 C
3 H
5 D
6 C
6 H

4th
Q
5
8
D.Rosenberg
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
H 10
Robson
North
2 C
3 S
Pass?
Fleisher
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Shugart
South
3 C
4 S
S 7 6
H J 8 5
D K 9 8 7 6 3 2
C 5
TableS 10 8
H 10 3
D Q 10 4
C J 10 9 8 6 4


Par +2220
7 NT NS
S J 9 2
H A 9 7 2
D 5
C A K 7 3 2
1 S +171 S 41-307 H North =+22104 S North +3+710


2001 Spingold Round of 128, Segment 41 S NS2 C NS
Case 8
E-W Vul
S A K 8 7 6 2
H K Q J 10
D
C A K J
A.McKellar
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
H K
H Q
H J
C A
C J
H A
D K
D Q
C 10
Litvack
North
1 S
3 H
4 H
5 C
5 S

2nd
6
8
D 8
D 3
6
8
9
4
9
7
G.McKellar
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
3
4
6
2
Q
C K
S 2
S 6
S 7
W.Tucker
South
1 NT
4 D
4 NT
5 H


4th
H 10
2
5
7
4
5
S 3
5
7
S 10
Maas
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
6
8
D 7
D 3
6
9
4
9
5
10
S J
D J
Trouwborst
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
4
6
Q
S 2
S 6
S 7
A
D 10
2
3
Kersey
South
2 D
2 NT
4 NT
5 D


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


Par +1510
7 H North
S 4
H A 6 4 3
D K Q 10 6
C Q 10 3 2









1 S +171 S 58-307 H North =+15107 H North -1-50
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