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One Spade vs Four Spades

Second seat, any HCP

A total of 8 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 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 11 S NS4 S NS
Case 1
None Vul
S A K Q J 10 7 3
H 9 6 5 3
D Q 3
C
Katz
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
Fantoni
North
1 S
3 S
4 S
5 D


2nd
7
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
Nunes
South
2 C
4 C
5 C
7 S


4th
Q
Helgemo
West
Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 8
Weinstein
North
4 S
5 S
6 S
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
AP
Levin
South
4 NT
5 NT
S 9 6 4
H Q 2
D 6 4
C J 8 6 5 4 3
TableS
H K J 8 7
D J 10 9 8 5 2
C Q 7 2


Par +1520
7 NT NS
S 8 5 2
H A 10 4
D A K 7
C A K 10 9
1 S +111 S 11-07 S North =+15106 S North +1+1010


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 131 S NS4 S NS
Case 2
E-W Vul
S 5 3
H K 10 9 5 4 2
D K Q
C A 7 4
Versace
West

1 S
3 S

Lead
S 7
S K
H 3
H 7
El Ahmady
North

2 H
4 H

2nd
10
3
5
8
Lauria
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
A
S 2
Sadek
South
Pass
2 S


4th
5
Q
6
9
Dagher
West

4 S


Lead
D K
D Q
H 10
C 2
H 9
S A
S K
S J
S 9
Fantoni
North

Pass


2nd
2
4
A
3
7
3
5
H 2
El Kourdy
East

Pass


3rd
5
6
6
K
8
4
7
D 7
Nunes
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +200
4 S× EW -1
S Q 10
H Q 8 6
D A J 6 5
C Q 10 8 3



1 S +61 S 17-04 H North =+4204 S West -2+200


1998 Team Trials Semifinal, Segment 51 S NS4 S NS
Case 3
Both Vul
S 5
H A Q J 10 6 4 3 2
D A Q 8 2
C
Burger
West

4 C

Lead
C 3
H 9
H Q
S 3
D 6
H.Weinstein
North

6 H

2nd
A
C 6
K
A
3
Cayne
East
Pass
AP

3rd
5
10
D 4
Q
Q
Garner
South
1 S


4th
D 2
5
C 7
5
5
Lazard
West

5 C

Lead
H 7
H A
H Q
S 3
C A
D 6
Passell
North

6 H

2nd
9
5
K
A
6
3
Bramley
East
Pass
Dbl

3rd
C 2
D 4
S 2
Q
D 2
Q
Seamon
South
4 S
AP

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


Par +1100
7 C× EW -4
S A J 10 9 8 7 2
H 9
D J 7 6 4
C A
1 S +31 S 20-06 H North -1-1006 H× North -1-200


1998 Team Trials Semifinal, Segment 51 S NS4 S NS
Case 4
E-W Vul
S 9 8
H 2
D A K Q J 8 4
C J 10 8 4
Schwartz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
D 6
D K
D Q
S 3
D 10
S 7
Nickell
North

2 D
3 D


2nd
2
3
5
S 6
A
J
H 3
Lair
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
C 3
S J
8
S 4
9
Freeman
South
1 S
2 S
4 S


4th
A
2
7
9
2
S 5
H 4
Hamman
West

Pass



Lead
H 6
D 6
D K
D Q
S 5
C A
C Q
C 9
Martel
North

Pass



2nd
2
7
5
S 2
A
4
8
Soloway
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
A
C 3
S 3
8
K
2
Stansby
South
4 S




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


Par -100
4 S× NS -1
S K Q J 10 7 5 3
H A
D 6
C 7 6 5 3



1 S +111 S 31-04 S South +1+4504 S South -1-50
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