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Notrump vs 4-3 Major

Table 1: Notrump Table 2: 4-3 Major

A total of 127 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 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 1
Both Vul
S A K 5 2
H A K Q 8 6
D Q
C 10 6 5
Smith
West
2 D
3 D
AP

Lead
C 8
H 5
H K
C 5
S 9
Ginossar
North
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
10
2
C 4
9
J
Garner
East
3 C
Pass


3rd
J
A
9
A
Demirev
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
Q
7
3
2
Coren
West
3 D
Pass


Lead
D A
D J
C 5
S Q
H 4
H K
S 6
C 6
D 6
H Q
C K
Boyd
North
Dbl
4 S


2nd
Q
S 2
3
J
2
S 4
9
9
9
S 7
7
Jansma
East
Pass
AP


3rd
5
7
Q
5
A
5
D K
A
S A
9
Robinson
South
3 S



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


Par +650
5 H NS
S Q 10 9
H 9 5 4
D 8 6 3 2
C A Q 7





3 NT +133 NT 13-03 NT South =+6004 S South -2-200


2014 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 2
None Vul
S J 10
H 10 9 7 2
D A J 10 8 2
C A 4
Brogeland
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C 10
C 6
D 2
D Q
D 4
D A
D J
H 2
H Q
Smith
North

2 C
3 NT



2nd
4
7
5
6
7
S 8
H 6
K
5
Lindqvist
East
1 C
Dbl
AP



3rd
Q
9
K
8
10
S 4
S 6
A
Garner
South
1 NT
2 S




4th
5
A
3
S 5
S 9
9
S 3
3
Boyd
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
C 8
S J
S 10
D 5
H 2
H A
H 4
Ro.Schwartz
North

2 C
Rdbl
3 D


2nd
4
7
5
A
4
6
5
J
Robinson
East
1 C
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
9
4
6
3
Q
7
9
L.Fisher
South
1 NT
Pass
2 S
4 H


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


Par +460
5 NT North
S K Q 6 4
H A Q 4
D K Q 4
C J 7 5





4 H/S +103 NT 13-103 NT South -1-504 H South =+420


2014 USBC Round of 16, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 3
N-S Vul
S K Q 9 3
H K 8
D K Q 4
C 8 6 4 3
Hung
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
H Q
C 3
H 7
D 2
S K
S Q
S 9
D 6
H 9
Platnick
North

Dbl
2 H
3 NT

2nd
8
4
2
S 3
3
7
10
J
A
C 4
J.Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
J
2
9
S 5
K
2
6
A
4
Diamond
South
1 D
1 S
2 NT


4th
3
K
10
A
5
4
8
D 7
8
Greco
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 9
C 3
H 10
S 2
S Q
S 3
D 2
H 7
C 5
H 6
Watson
North

Dbl
Dbl
4 S

2nd
K
2
8
4
7
10
A
S 9
J
Hampson
East
Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
9
J
K
6
A
4
S J
A
J.Feldman
South
1 C
Pass
2 S


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


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





3 NT +33 NT 16-103 NT South -2-2004 S South -3-300


2014 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 4
None Vul
S Q 8 3 2
H Q
D A Q 9 5 3
C 6 5 4
Marcinski
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
S 2
H 3
H K
Rodwell
North

3 C
3 NT

2nd
Q
5
D 3
10
L'Ecuyer
East
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
2
K
A
C 7
Meckstroth
South
2 NT
3 D


4th
6
A
9
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
H K
S 3
D 2
C 4
H 9
H J
C K
D 6
C J
D Q
C Q
Maksymetz
North

2 H
4 S

2nd
Q
10
5
A
2
C 7
C 10
S 4
5
D 8
K
Levin
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
A
3
K
7
A
D 3
C 5
6
10
S Q
S J
Rogoff
South
2 C
3 S


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


Par +420
4 S North
S K J 6
H J 10 9 6
D 4
C A K Q J 9






3 NT +113 NT 27-113 NT South +1+4304 S South -2-100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 5
N-S Vul
S K 7 6 5
H J 10 7 4
D A K Q 2
C 9
Versace
West

Pass



Lead
C Q
C 7
Narkiewicz
North
1 D
Pass



2nd
9
2
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
Buras
South
3 NT




4th
5
Zmudzinski
West

3 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C 10
D A
D K
D Q
C J
H 6
C 6
S 5
H K
Bocchi
North
1 D
Pass
4 C
4 H

2nd
2
H J
4
5
8
H 7
A
Q
2
5
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
7
3
6
9
H 8
3
H 10
10
D 2
Madala
South
2 C
Dbl
Pass


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A J 10
H A K 9
D 9 6 3
C 6 5 3 2





4 H/S +33 NT 27-143 NT South -2-2004 H North -1-100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 143 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 6
Both Vul
S A K 8
H A J 10 7 5
D A K 10 5 4
C
Sakul
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S 7
D A
D K
D 4
C J
S 5
D 10
D 5
S 8
H Q
H J
Ware
North

1 H
3 D



2nd
A
6
2
J
K
K
S 3
C 10
Q
8
K
Karwur
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
3
7
9
A
2
C 6
C 7
J
6
9
Tislevoll
South
Pass
1 S
3 NT



4th
4
8
Q
C 5
H 5
6
C 2
H 2
H 4
A
C 3
Bach
West

1 C
2 C
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
S A
S K
S 8
C J
S J
D 9
C 10
C 9
Tobing
North

Dbl
Dbl
3 H
4 S

2nd
A
2
3
Q
K
H 4
8
6
7
Cornell
East
Pass
1 H
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
4
6
10
3
H 7
4
2
5
Asbi
South
Pass
Pass
2 S
3 NT


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


Par +620
4 H North
S J 10 6 4
H 9 8
D 9 7 3
C K Q 7 6







3 NT +123 NT 39-143 NT South =+6004 S South -1-100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 7
None Vul
S A K 7 3
H 9 4
D Q 10 9 6
C Q 5 3
Fantoni
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
S 4
D Q
H A
H J
H 8
H 6
C 4
Eber
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
4
5
5
9
C 3
S 3
D 6
5
Nunes
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
A
4
3
5
7
C 6
A
Bosenberg
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
Q
2
K
K
C 2
C 7
D 2
K
Gower
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
H 5
C 9
S 3
S J
S 4
D Q
Multon
North

Dbl
4 S

2nd
Q
Q
2
5
8
5
Apteker
East
Pass
3 H
AP

3rd
A
6
Q
7
A
2
Zimmermann
South
1 D
Dbl


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q J 4
H K Q
D A J 4 3 2
C K 7 2


4 H/S +113 NT 39-253 NT South -2-1004 S North =+420


2013 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 8
None Vul
S A K 3
H 10 9 8 6 3 2
D 5 2
C 7 2
Lindqvist
West

3 D
AP

Lead
D Q
Balicki
North
Pass
3 H


2nd
2
Brogeland
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Zmudzinski
South
1 C
3 NT
Bramley
West

3 D
Pass

Lead
H 4
H 5
C A
C K
C 10
H 7
D 10
C 9
H 8
C Q
S 8
S 3
Graves
North
Pass
Pass
4 S

2nd
2
S 10
3
5
8
S J
J
S A
J
D Q
4
9
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
D 6
2
7
D 2
D 8
5
D 7
S Q
H 9
5
D 4
Schwartz
South
1 C
3 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q J 10 4
H K
D K 10 4
C A K Q J 10







3 NT +113 NT 51-263 NT South +1+4304 S South -3-150


2013 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 9
Both Vul
S Q 8 3
H Q 9 7
D 10 8 7 5 3
C J 10
Mazurkiewicz
West

Pass




Lead
H J
D A
D K
D J
H 2
H 4
S.Auken
North

3 NT




2nd
Q
6
4
9
10
9
Jassem
East

AP




3rd
K
3
5
7
7
6
Welland
South
2 NT





4th
A
2
Q
C 9
5
3
Milner
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
H A
H 3
S J
S 5
H 2
S 2
C J
Tuszynski
North

2 D
3 C
3 S


2nd
3
4
10
9
8
J
Q
2
H.Lall
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
7
Q
K
10
9
4
5
Gawrys
South
2 C
2 NT
3 D
4 H


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S A 9 7
H A 8 3 2
D A K J
C A Q 5




3 NT +133 NT 64-263 NT South +2+6604 H South -1-100


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 83 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 10
Both Vul
S K Q 9
H A 10 8 3
D 9 2
C A 9 7 4
Wold
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
S 2
C 4
C K
C 5
C 9
H Q
H K
H 5
Rosenberg
North

1 H
3 NT



2nd
K
2
6
10
D 5
4
7
S 8
Compton
East

Pass
AP



3rd
4
J
7
A
Q
3
8
Willenken
South
1 C
1 NT




4th
6
3
8
D 4
H 6
2
9
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
D A
S 5
S 4
H 3
H Q
H 5
Schermer
North

1 H
2 D
3 C
4 H

2nd
3
9
K
6
2
7
6
Martel
East

Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
8
A
2
K
8
10
Chambers
South
1 C
1 S
2 H
3 H


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


Par +620
4 H NS
S J 7 6 3
H K Q 5
D J 3
C K Q J 5




3 NT +123 NT 76-263 NT South =+6004 H North -1-100


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2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 11
Both Vul
S 10 9
H K J 7 2
D K 9 4 2
C 7 6 3
Kranyak
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S Q
S 6
H Q
D 3
S K
S 8
S 5
S 4
S 3
H 9
D K
C 7
Greco
North
Pass
3 C
3 NT

2nd
9
10
A
2
H 3
D 6
D 7
C J
C Q
4
J
2
G.Wolpert
East
2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
2
7
2
A
H 5
H 8
D 8
C 5
C 8
10
Q
A
Hampson
South
2 NT
3 D


4th
J
A
6
5
D 4
H 7
H J
C 3
C 6
K
10
10
Diamond
West

3 S
Pass

Lead
C 4
H 3
D 4
H 4
D 2
S 5
C A
C K
C Q
Dwyer
North
Pass
Pass
4 H

2nd
J
5
J
8
A
A
5
8
9
Platnick
East
2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
Q
J
5
6
6
7
S 9
Bathurst
South
Dbl
3 NT


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S A J
H Q 4 3
D Q 7 6 5
C A K Q J







4 H/S +143 NT 76-403 NT South -4-4004 H North =+620


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 12
Both Vul
S 2
H J 8 2
D A K Q
C K 8 7 6 3 2
Pratap
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
H 4
H 2
C 10
S Q
S 7
C 9
C 8
H A
Nickell
North
1 C
2 C
2 H
3 D


2nd
2
7
5
A
C 3
H 8
Q
D 4
M.Gordon
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
J
K
2
4
10
K
D 2
Katz
South
1 H
2 D
2 S
3 NT


4th
A
6
9
D 10
6
K
D 3
J
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H A
H 7
H K
C 10
D J
S 2
C 9
Seamon
North
1 C
2 C
3 H



2nd
2
8
9
A
A
4
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
5
J
2
4
A
Pszczola
South
1 H
2 D
4 H



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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A K 8 6
H K Q 10 4
D 7 6 2
C 10 9





4 H/S +123 NT 76-533 NT South -1-1004 H South =+620


2013 USBC Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 13
None Vul
S A Q 9
H A 6 4
D 9 7
C A K J 8 4
Rosenberg
West

Pass
2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
C 5
H K
H Q
C A
C K
C 8
C 4
D 9
S 6
Gitelman
North

1 C
Dbl
3 H


2nd
7
3
7
3
6
7
S 2
H 8
H 2
Willenken
East

1 H
2 H
Pass


3rd
5
J
10
D 4
2
H 5
S 4
S 3
2
Moss
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass
3 NT


4th
A
Q
4
A
9
10
D 6
D 8
J
Grue
West

3 D
Pass



Lead
H 10
C A
C K
C 4
S 4
H J
H Q
D 5
S 7
Zia
North

Dbl
4 S



2nd
A
6
7
Q
6
3
7
A
8
Cheek
East

Pass
AP



3rd
2
2
5
S 3
9
D 4
D 6
K
Martel
South
Pass
3 S




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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 10 7 4 3
H 7 5 3
D A 10 3 2
C 5 2






4 H/S +23 NT 76-553 NT South -2-1004 S South -1-50


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 14
E-W Vul
S K J 7
H Q 7 3
D A K Q 10 8 6
C 10
Chambers
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C J
C Q
C A
C 9
Zia
North

1 D
3 D



2nd
10
H 3
6
D 3
Schermer
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
4
K
3
H 8
Martel
South
Pass
1 H
3 NT



4th
2
5
D 6
H 7
Kamil
West

Pass
3 C
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
D 9
H Q
H 3
H A
Wold
North

1 D
Dbl
4 D


2nd
10
A
10
C 9
7
Fleisher
East
Pass
2 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
4
5
9
S 2
Compton
South
Pass
Dbl
4 C
4 H


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A Q 5 3
H K 9 6 5
D 5 3
C 6 5 2

3 NT +23 NT 78-553 NT South -3-1504 H South -4-200


2013 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 15
Both Vul
S Q J 6 2
H Q 10 5
D J 8 7 6 2
C 7
Rogoff
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C Q
C 10
D 10
D 5
S 8
C A
C K
C 5
D Q
Seamon
North

1 S
3 NT


2nd
7
D 2
J
9
Q
4
9
J
S 6
Parker
East

Pass
AP


3rd
6
H 6
K
6
K
D 7
D 8
S 2
S 5
Cayne
South
1 C
2 NT



4th
2
3
A
4
A
S 4
H 2
D 3
S 3
Sementa
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
S 3
H 5
C J
D 2
H 7
D 4
S 9
C 2
S 10
Milgrim
North

1 H
2 C
4 S

2nd
7
8
8
S 6
3
3
5
2
9
7
Duboin
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
Q
K
H 6
A
10
Q
5
S J
Rigal
South
1 C
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A 7 3
H K 7
D A 5
C A K 8 5 3 2





3 NT +53 NT 83-553 NT South -2-2004 S South -4-400


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 93 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 16
None Vul
S A J 8 7
H 7
D Q 7 5 4
C A Q 5 4
Nickell
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
H 2
H J
H 6
H 3
S 5
D 6
Said
North
1 D
3 C


2nd
7
Q
D 4
S 7
D 5
8
J
Katz
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
4
5
D 2
K
A
Liaqat
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
8
C 4
9
S 3
S 4
Q
7
Gheewala
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
S 3
H A
C 6
D A
D 3
Meckstroth
North
1 D
3 S


2nd
J
9
8
9
4
Askari
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
3
S 10
2
Rodwell
South
2 NT
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q 4 3
H Q 9 8
D K J
C K J 9 8 3

4 H/S +33 NT 83-583 NT South -3-1504 S North -1-50


2012 World Championship Final, Segment 53 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 17
None Vul
S Q 7 4
H K J 5 4
D K J 9 4
C 6 4
Nystrom
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C A
C 2
C 8
Balicki
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT



2nd
4
6
Upmark
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
3
J
Zmudzinski
South
1 NT
2 S




4th
5
7
Narkiewicz
West

Pass
3 C
Pass
Dbl

Lead
C A
C K
C 10
H 4
S 2
S 7
Cullin
North
Pass
2 C
Dbl
4 S
AP

2nd
4
6
S 4
3
3
9
Buras
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
8
3
A
Q
5
Bertheau
South
1 NT
Pass
3 S
Pass


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 6 5 2
H A Q 8
D A Q 8 6
C 7 5


3 NT +53 NT 88-583 NT South -2-1004 S× South -2-300


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 18
N-S Vul
S A J 8 3
H A
D K Q 10 9 7
C 10 7 4
Zak
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C Q
C J
C A
C 9
Hanlon
North

1 S
3 NT



2nd
4
7
10
D 7
Zaremba
East

Pass
AP



3rd
3
2
K
McGann
South
1 H
1 NT




4th
6
8
H 2
Carroll
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C Q
H 8
Narkiewicz
North

2 D
2 S
3 S


2nd
6
7
A
Garvey
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
3
5
Buras
South
1 H
2 H
3 D
4 S


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


Par +650
5 S NS
S K Q 6
H K 10 6 4 2
D A 6 2
C 8 6
4 H/S +133 NT 88-713 NT South -1-1004 S North +1+650


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 83 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 19
None Vul
S A J 2
H K 4 2
D 10
C A 10 9 7 6 4
Hanlon
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
C Q
C 10
H Q
C 9
D 10
S 7
D 3
S 4
D K
S 8
H 4
Luks
North

1 H
2 S
3 C


2nd
2
K
J
3
5
5
5
J
2
7
9
McGann
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
S 3
7
D 8
Q
J
A
10
C 6
A
Naber
South
1 D
2 H
2 NT
3 NT


4th
A
2
3
K
D 2
9
K
C 4
Q
4
6
Levenko
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 4
H J
C A
C 7
D J
H A
D Q
D K
H 5
C 8
H 10
S 2
Garvey
North

2 C
2 S
4 S


2nd
8
K
2
5
2
7
7
9
8
S 7
S A
6
Sester
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
6
Q
S 3
H 2
4
C 4
C 6
S J
S 9
C J
Carroll
South
1 D
2 H
3 D



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


Par +420
4 S NS
S Q 8 7 3
H A 9 5 3
D K Q J 8
C Q








4 H/S +103 NT 88-813 NT South -1-504 S North =+420


2012 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 20
N-S Vul
S 9 7
H A Q 5
D Q 8 7
C Q 10 9 7 4
Cheek
West

Pass



Lead
S 3
S 4
S K
Versace
North

3 NT



2nd
7
8
C 4
Grue
East

AP



3rd
A
J
10
Lauria
South
1 NT




4th
2
9
C 8
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
S 4
S J
C 7
S 5
D 3
D 7
C J
S Q
H Q
C 10
Delmonte
North

3 C
3 NT
4 H

2nd
2
8
H 5
2
D 8
10
J
3
D 6
4
Sementa
East

Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
3
K
6
K
10
Q
A
9
D 5
7
T.Bessis
South
1 NT
3 D
4 D


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S 8 2
H K J 7 6
D A K 6 3
C K J 8






4 H/S +33 NT 89-843 NT South -2-2004 H North -1-100


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2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 133 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 21
Both Vul
S A 9 4
H 9 8 7
D A 10 9 8 2
C Q 3
I.Herbst
West

3 H


Lead
H K
H Q
D Q
D 10
H J
Fredin
North

3 NT


2nd
7
8
K
5
9
O.Herbst
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
D 3
A
6
Fallenius
South
1 NT



4th
6
A
4
J
Bertheau
West

1 H
AP

Lead
H K
S 2
C 10
S A
C 3
C J
C K
H 6
D 10
Barel
North

Dbl


2nd
7
5
5
3
6
H Q
H 3
10
4
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
9
4
6
A
H 8
H 9
S 4
Q
Zack
South
1 C
4 S


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


Par +600
5 D North
S J 8 6 2
H A 6
D Q 6
C A K J 5 2



4 H/S +5Even 89-893 NT South -3-3004 S South -1-100


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 22
Both Vul
S Q J 4 3
H 7 4 2
D Q 9
C K Q J 9
Chagas
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
S 3
S 2
D K
D A
D 10
Pachtman
North

3 C
3 H


2nd
K
6
9
2
4
Amaral
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
H 5
K
Q
J
3
Ginossar
South
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
5
7
A
9
Q
O.Herbst
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
H A
C 10
D K
D A
S A
S 8
C 3
S 10
Brenner
North

2 C
3 D
4 H

2nd
3
6
2
6
2
2
5
9
C A
I.Herbst
East

2 D
Pass
AP

3rd
6
2
K
3
5
7
H 10
H 9
C 4
Branco
South
1 NT
2 H
3 H


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S K 5 2
H A K J 3
D 6 4 2
C A 10 5




3 NT +33 NT 92-893 NT South -2-2004 H South -3-300


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 133 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 23
Both Vul
S A 9 4
H 9 8 7
D A 10 9 8 2
C Q 3
Sadek
West

Dbl
2 H
AP

Lead
H K
H J
D Q
C Q
C 3
C K
C J
C 5
D 6
Yokoi
North

Rdbl
3 D


2nd
7
8
K
6
8
H 3
S 5
H 4
J
El Ahmady
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
S 3
A
2
A
S 4
H 9
S 9
2
Teramoto
South
1 NT
Pass
3 NT


4th
6
A
7
4
7
9
10
D 5
Imakura
West

2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
H Q
C 10
S 4
C 6
S 6
H 9
C K
C J
C 5
D 3
Saaid
North

Dbl
3 D
4 S

2nd
7
8
2
Q
A
7
D 4
H 5
H 4
H J
6
Ino
East
Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
2
S 3
4
2
7
A
S 8
D 2
D 8
D 9
J
Nabil
South
1 NT
Pass
3 S


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


Par +600
5 D North
S J 8 6 2
H A 6
D Q 6
C A K J 5 2






3 NT +33 NT 95-903 NT South -1-1004 S South -2-200


2011 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 24
N-S Vul
S 5
H J 9 5
D 7 5
C A 9 8 7 6 4 3
Multon
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
S 5
H 4
S 2
C K
H 9
H K
S A
S 6
C J
C 10
Bjarnarson
North

1 D
2 S
3 H


2nd
J
7
5
8
A
10
D 2
10
J
7
8
Zimmermann
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
Q
8
C 3
2
A
C 4
C 6
D 5
5
Q
Askgaard
South
1 C
1 H
2 NT
3 NT


4th
3
K
Q
3
D 6
2
D 4
4
D 3
D 10
D J
Schaltz
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 4
S 5
H 2
S 2
D 5
S J
H K
S 9
D 9
H Q
S 6
Helgemo
North

3 C
4 C



2nd
J
4
5
8
3
C 3
7
10
7
D 2
M.Madsen
East

Pass
Pass



3rd
6
Q
8
H 9
J
7
C 4
C 6
K
C 7
Helness
South
2 C
3 S
4 H



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


Par +620
4 H NS
S A Q 9 6 2
H A K Q 3
D A J 10 6
C







4 H/S +124 H/S 102-953 NT South -1-1004 H South =+620


2011 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 25
N-S Vul
S A 8 5
H J 10 5 4 3
D A J 10 4
C K
Zimmermann
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 9
D 7
H A
H 2
C 10
H J
C 5
Askgaard
North
1 H
2 S
3 D
3 NT

2nd
J
Q
6
8
4
K
A
Multon
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
K
C 7
3
4
2
C 6
3
Bjarnarson
South
1 S
2 NT
3 H


4th
3
4
9
Q
K
7
S 5
M.Madsen
West
3 C
Pass



Lead
D 9
D 8
H 6
S 3
S 5
H 7
Helness
North
Dbl
Pass



2nd
4
3
3
10
6
4
Schaltz
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
S 7
9
A
9
Q
Helgemo
South
4 S




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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q 9 4 3
H A 2
D Q 6 3
C A 8 6 4


3 NT +123 NT 107-1023 NT South =+6004 S South -1-100


2011 USBC Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 26
N-S Vul
S J 5 4
H 6
D A K Q 10 7 4
C Q 10 4
Chan
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
D J
D 2
D K
D Q
D 10
D 7
S J
S Q
Zia
North

2 D
Dbl


2nd
6
5
6
C 3
S 3
S 6
S 9
H 3
K
Lee
East
Pass
3 H
Pass


3rd
Q
4
A
C 2
C 5
S 2
C 6
A
4
Hamman
South
1 C
Pass
3 NT


4th
K
8
9
3
S 7
H 10
H 7
8
Meckstroth
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
C A
C 7
C 8
D 3
S 4
S Q
Ivatury
North

2 D
3 S


2nd
J
10
Q
J
A
3
K
Rodwell
East
Pass
3 H
Pass


3rd
A
3
K
S 7
8
A
5
H-Welland
South
1 C
Pass
4 S


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S A Q 10 2
H K J
D J 2
C J 9 6 5 2




3 NT +33 NT 110-1023 NT South -1-1004 S North -2-200


2011 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 27
N-S Vul
S A 4 3
H 7 3 2
D K Q 8 4
C A K 9
Campos
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
H K
S Q
D 3
C 3
D K
C A
S A
S 4
Sementa
North

Dbl
3 D


2nd
2
3
6
A
J
5
2
2
7
Villas-Boas
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
4
3
9
K
2
4
5
J
Duboin
South
Pass
2 H
3 NT


4th
6
A
K
4
6
J
7
10
Versace
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
H Q
S J
S 5
S 4
D 5
S Q
D 6
C A
C K
D Q
Pacareu
North

Dbl
3 H
4 S

2nd
2
3
6
10
K
A
C 7
J
2
5
Lauria
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
5
3
A
9
9
H 7
K
3
4
B.Robles
South
Pass
2 H
3 S


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S Q J 9 5
H A 10 6
D A 6 2
C 8 4 3






3 NT +123 NT 123-1023 NT South =+6004 S South -1-100


2011 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 28
Both Vul
S Q 10 3
H 10 7 3 2
D
C K Q 8 7 6 5
Sementa
West

1 D
Pass
AP


Lead
D Q
C 10
C 6
H 5
S 2
C 7
H 4
S 9
H 6
Cheek
North
Pass
2 C
3 H



2nd
C 5
J
9
A
8
A
K
A
Duboin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
K
D 3
8
10
D 4
J
3
Grue
South
1 C
2 NT
3 NT



4th
A
2
4
2
7
D 2
3
6
Delmonte
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D A
D K
D 3
H 3
D 6
H 7
D 4
C 4
S 6
H J
Cayne
North
Pass
1 H
3 C
3 S
4 S

2nd
3
8
2
9
4
Q
9
J
K
K
10
Bakhshi
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
C 5
H 2
S 10
A
S Q
K
C 6
A
A
Q
Seamon
South
1 D
2 S
3 D
4 H


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S K J 9 2
H A K
D A K 10 6 4 3
C 10







4 H/S +123 NT 123-1143 NT South -1-1004 S South =+620


2010 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 29
None Vul
S Q 9 7
H 4 3
D 4 2
C A K Q 10 5 4
Jacobs
West
2 H
Pass


Lead
D 3
H J
H 10
C 9
C K
C Q
C 10
C 5
C 4
S 7
H 8
H 2
Moss
North
3 C
Pass


2nd
2
7
A
3
7
J
D 7
S 6
S 5
8
D 4
S 9
Beatty
East
3 D
Pass


3rd
K
9
Q
A
6
S 3
D 9
D Q
S 4
J
6
S 10
Gitelman
South
3 NT



4th
10
3
4
2
8
H 5
D 6
H K
D 5
K
D 8
D J
Diamond
West
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
C 9
S Q
H K
D 3
D A
H 10
Jacobus
North
3 C
3 S


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


3rd
2
A
3
6
K
5
8
Wold
South
Dbl
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A J 4 3
H A 7
D Q J 10 9 8
C 9 6







3 NT +23 NT 125-1143 NT South -1-504 S North -2-100


2010 USBC Round of 16, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 30
Both Vul
S Q 2
H 8 7 2
D Q 10 9 6
C K Q J 9
Mohan
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S K
S 9
S 7
Morgan
North

2 NT
3 NT

2nd
2
10
C 2
H 2
Bates
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
A
3
Harris
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
8
Q
C 9
Landen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C K
H 2
H K
C 7
C 9
S A
S 5
H J
B.Blanchard
North

3 C
4 H

2nd
9
3
6
4
10
D 3
2
Q
Q
Gerstman
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
4
A
7
Q
2
3
K
S.Blanchard
South
1 NT
3 H


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S 10 8
H A K Q 5
D A K 4
C 8 7 4 2



4 H/S +33 NT 125-1173 NT South -2-2004 H South -1-100


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2010 Rosenblum Final, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 31
None Vul
S 10 6 4
H K 9 5
D J 6 5 3
C J 10 9
Hampson
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
S 2
S 4
D 10
S 9
H A
H 2
H 9
Meckstroth
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
10
8
3
6
3
J
D 9
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
4
D 7
5
K
Rodwell
South
1 C
2 NT


4th
3
K
2
A
7
D 8
Katz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
H A
H 2
C J
S 3
H J
H Q
D 10
S Q
S J
Platnick
North

2 H


2nd
A
3
4
Q
K
9
D 3
5
2
9
Nickell
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
5
5
K
A
6
D 4
D 7
9
10
Diamond
South
Dbl
4 H


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A Q J 3
H A 10 6 2
D A 2
C A K 4




3 NT +103 NT 135-1173 NT South =+4004 H North -1-50


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 53 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 32
None Vul
S A Q 6 4
H 8 4 2
D Q 10 7 6 2
C 2
v.Mechelen
West
1 C
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
S 7
D 2
D K
D 8
D Q
D 7
Zhao
North
Pass
2 C


2nd
2
5
5
C 3
C 8
C 5
C 9
Debus
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
Q
A
6
10
J
Fu
South
Dbl
3 NT


4th
A
9
9
3
4
S 8
Pszczola
West
1 C
2 H


Lead
C 10
C A
D 2
S 10
S A
Caputo
North
Pass
4 S


2nd
J
S 4
3
J
9
Lev
East
1 H
AP


3rd
Q
7
A
Q
2
v.Middelem
South
Dbl



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 10 7 2
H A J
D A K J 8
C K J 6 4

3 NT +23 NT 137-1173 NT South -1-504 S North -2-100


2010 USBC Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 33
Both Vul
S J 7 5 2
H 7
D A K 8 7 4
C J 7 6
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
H 5
D 10
D J
C 6
C 8
D K
C 7
Meckstroth
North

3 C
3 NT


2nd
7
S 2
2
Q
3
J
H 3
5
Levin
East
2 H
Pass
AP


3rd
4
Q
4
A
9
4
S 6
10
Rodwell
South
2 NT
3 D



4th
2
A
3
5
Q
2
6
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
D J
D 10
S 2
H 5
S 7
S 6
C 6
C 8
C 2
D 6
Kamil
North

3 H
3 NT


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


3rd
6
4
A
Q
3
A
J
10
K
7
Fleisher
South
2 NT
3 S
4 S


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


Par +620
4 S South
S A Q 6
H A 10 9 2
D J 10
C A 10 9 2






3 NT +123 NT 149-1173 NT South =+6004 S South -1-100


2010 USBC Round of 16, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 34
N-S Vul
S 5 4 2
H K 10 7
D A J 10 9 7
C K J
Bathurst
West
Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H 8
D 6
S 2
H 5
C 3
C 5
Bramley
North
1 D
Pass
3 D


2nd
7
2
3
10
4
J.Lall
East
1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
J
3
J
Compton
South
Dbl
Dbl
3 NT


4th
A
8
Q
Q
A
Jacobus
West
Pass
2 C
AP


Lead
H 4
D 6
S 2
H 5
S A
S 6
Deutsch
North
1 D
2 S



2nd
7
5
3
10
10
Wold
East
Dbl
Pass



3rd
9
J
J
2
4
Kranyak
South
1 S
4 S



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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S A J 7 6
H A Q
D K Q 6 4
C 10 7 3

3 NT +123 NT 161-1173 NT South +1+6304 S South -1-100


2010 Rosenblum Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 35
None Vul
S A 8 6 3
H K
D A J 10 8 7 5
C A 7
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D A
D 5
C K
D 7
S J
S 4
C 7
D Q
C J
C 9
Kurka
North
1 D
1 S
3 D


2nd
K
4
9
4
K
K
9
Q
H 7
5
10
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
2
S 2
6
H 2
7
A
3
C 8
H 6
Kopecky
South
1 H
1 NT
3 NT


4th
4
3
6
A
S 5
3
10
2
8
S 6
Martens
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
D 2
D 5
H 2
D 7
C 6
S A
Zia
North
1 D
1 S
3 C
4 S

2nd
K
6
9
5
Q
A
10
Jassem
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
S 2
K
S 4
9
H 4
Hamman
South
1 H
2 S
4 C


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


Par +420
4 S NS
S K 4 2
H A J 7 4 2
D 2
C 10 5 4 3






4 H/S +23 NT 161-1193 NT South -2-1004 S North -1-50


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 36
None Vul
S A 3 2
H J
D A Q 8 4 2
C A J 7 2
Bell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
H 2
H 5
S Q
C 3
C A
C 2
S J
C 7
Kopecky
North

1 D
2 C
3 S


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


3rd
Q
10
6
2
J
4
K
A
9
Kurka
South
Pass
1 S
3 C
3 NT


4th
3
D 2
A
5
5
8
Q
4
D 3
Jassem
West

1 H
Pass



Lead
H 7
D 7
C 10
S Q
S 2
C 9
H 3
C A
Jones
North

Dbl
4 S



2nd
J
9
K
K
5
6
5
Martens
East
Pass
2 H
AP



3rd
Q
Q
8
A
9
7
S 3
Rosen
South
Pass
2 S




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


Par +920
6 C NS
S Q J 9 6
H A 9 3
D 7 6
C K 9 4 3





4 H/S +113 NT 161-1313 NT South -2-1004 S South =+420


2010 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 37
None Vul
S A
H A J 3
D A K J 2
C A 9 7 6 4
Rodwell
West

1 S
2 S
Pass

Lead
S 6
D A
H A
H J
H 3
H Q
D 10
S K
Helgemo
North

Dbl
Dbl
3 NT

2nd
A
6
2
10
8
C K
8
3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
4
6
K
C 4
2
Helness
South
Pass
Dbl
2 NT


4th
2
3
9
C 8
D 5
7
Q
M.Bessis
West

2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
C 4
H 2
C 6
H 7
C 7
D 9
S 10
D J
C 9
D 10
Zia
North

Dbl
Dbl


2nd
A
J
4
Q
6
H 5
3
2
6
H 8
8
T.Bessis
East
Pass
3 S
Pass


3rd
3
2
9
10
S 4
H Q
2
7
4
H K
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
4 H


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S 8 3 2
H K Q 6 4
D 10 9 4
C 10 5 2






4 H/S +33 NT 161-1343 NT South -3-1504 H South -1-50


2009 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 73 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 38
N-S Vul
S A Q 5 2
H A
D A 10 9 5 4
C A K 3
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass


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


2nd
A
6
4
2
2
H 5
8
J
A
9
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
Q
Q
3
10
Q
D 5
2
7
8
Hamman
South
1 H
2 NT



4th
9
3
K
A
5
7
H 8
6
H 6
D 8
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 6
H A
C 3
H 6
D A
D 5
H 7
D 10
H 10
Versace
North
1 D
1 S
2 C
4 S

2nd
9
5
2
J
6
7
Q
K
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
2
10
S 2
Q
S 3
S 5
S 7
Lauria
South
1 H
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S 8 7 3
H 10 9 7 6 2
D Q
C Q J 10 9





4 H/S +123 NT 161-1463 NT South -1-1004 S North =+620


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 73 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 39
Both Vul
S K Q 9 6 3
H A 9 3
D Q 7
C 7 6 4
Caracci
West
Versace
North
J.Robles
East
Lauria
South
Nunes
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
S 5
D 7
C 9
S 2
D 2
S 6
D A
C 5
S 9
B.Robles
North
1 S
4 H

2nd
4
4
3
6
A
Q
J
5
D 9
Fantoni
East
Pass
AP

3rd
2
K
10
3
3
4
H Q
C 7
H 3
Pacareu
South
2 H


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S 5 2
H Q J 10 7
D A 10 8
C A Q 10 5



4 H/S +123 NT 161-1583 NT South -1-1004 H South =+620


2009 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 40
None Vul
S K Q 2
H A 7 5 2
D 3
C 10 8 7 5 2
Muller
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
3
H 5
H 7
H 4
6
6
3
3
H 2
de Wijs
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
8
J
5
5
A
Q
J
H 8
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
3 C
3 NT


4th
9
4
10
C 2
K
4
4
Q
Zia
West

2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
H K
D 5
C 2
D 6
S K
C 5
S A
S J
C K
H 3
C 10
Bakkeren
North
Pass
3 C
Dbl
4 S

2nd
3
2
S 2
3
S Q
4
6
5
H 6
H 9
Q
Hamman
East
Pass
3 D
Pass
AP

3rd
8
10
Q
J
2
6
A
C 7
H 5
8
A
Bertens
South
1 NT
Pass
3 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A J 9 6
H J 4 3
D 10 9 4
C A K J







4 H/S +23 NT 161-1603 NT South -2-1004 S South -1-50


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2009 USBC Final, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 41
Both Vul
S Q 7 4
H A K Q 6
D A J 10 7 6 5
C
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
H 3
D 5
H 8
H A
D A
D J
C J
S 5
S 3
S 10
Robinson
North
1 D
2 C
2 H
3 C


2nd
6
5
2
7
D 8
9
Q
Q
2
9
Q
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
4
K
K
C 5
C 6
S 6
4
7
A
K
Boyd
South
1 S
2 D
2 NT
3 NT


4th
10
Q
4
C 3
9
3
C 2
D 6
J
4
8
Doub
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 4
D 5
C K
H J
H 6
C 9
C 5
D A
H Q
D 9
C 10
D J
Kamil
North
1 D
2 H
4 C



2nd
A
8
7
8
S 3
Q
4
2
S J
S 9
S Q
Q
Wildavsky
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
3
K
D 6
2
10
2
S 4
C 6
C 8
S 10
J
S 6
Fleisher
South
1 S
2 S
4 S



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 9 8 6 5
H 10 8 5
D K
C K Q 8 6 5









3 NT +33 NT 165-1613 NT South -2-2004 S South -3-300


2009 USBC Round of 16, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 42
Both Vul
S K J 9 6
H K 9 6 3
D K 6 4
C 6 4
Ozdil
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 2
C Q
S A
S Q
S J
S 9
D K
Cheek
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT


2nd
4
K
3
10
5
H 4
2
Lair
East
Pass
Dbl
AP


3rd
A
5
6
K
H 2
H 5
Grue
South
1 NT
2 D



4th
10
6
2
4
8
7
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
D 2
S 6
H 10
C 3
H 2
H Q
D 4
J.Weinstein
North
Pass
2 C
3 D
4 H

2nd
4
5
2
7
K
A
K
Levin
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
A
9
A
3
5
6
8
Gu
South
1 NT
2 D
3 H


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S A Q
H 10 5 2
D A J 8 7 5 3
C K 10



4 H/S +33 NT 165-1643 NT South -2-2004 H South -1-100


2009 USBC Round of 16B, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 43
E-W Vul
S J 9 7 5
H A Q 5 3
D 5
C A J 10 6
Rosenberg
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
D 3
D 10
D Q
D J
D K
S 2
Cheek
North

1 H
2 C
3 NT



2nd
5
4
7
C 2
C 9
4
Cohler
East

Pass
Pass
Dbl



3rd
A
6
8
9
H 2
K
Grue
South
1 D
1 NT
2 NT
AP



4th
2
H 3
H 5
S 5
S 7
9
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
D J
S 5
D 9
S 6
H J
H 4
H A
Pszczola
North

1 H
2 D
2 S
4 C


2nd
2
4
2
S 7
A
2
7
Levin
East

Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
8
Q
10
8
5
Q
Lev
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 H
4 H


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


Par +420
4 S NS
S A Q 4
H J 10 4
D 7 4 2
C K Q 9 2





4 H/S +64 H/S 170-1653 NT× South -2-3004 H North -1-50


2009 USBC Round of 32B, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 44
E-W Vul
S K Q 4 2
H K Q 10 9 3
D 3
C K 5 3
Johnson
West

Pass
Pass


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


2nd
3
7
A
K
C 5
7
C 2
A
Q
6
Simson
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
10
10
D 4
A
2
K
C 4
7
J
H 9
Cheek
South
2 D
2 NT



4th
Q
5
8
C 3
J
3
4
9
H 3
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
H 2
D 8
C 9
C A
C 2
S 10
S Q
S 2
Parker
North
1 H
2 H
3 S
4 S

2nd
3
4
K
5
7
8
K
5
8
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
K
A
10
D 5
S 7
3
9
A
Rogoff
South
2 D
2 S
3 NT


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


Par +430
4 NT North
S A 9 6
H 2
D K Q J 9 4
C Q 8 7 4





3 NT +113 NT 176-1703 NT South +1+4304 S South -3-150


2009 USBC Round of 32B, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 45
None Vul
S K
H A J 4
D A J 9 7 5 3
C J 9 2
Lair
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 4
H A
H J
S K
C 2
S A
S 10
D 6
C 9
S J
H 9
Greco
North
1 D
2 D



2nd
J
3
8
2
5
7
9
8
S 5
D 4
K
Ozdil
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
2
6
8
A
D 3
D 5
K
K
H 4
Hampson
South
1 H
3 NT



4th
6
5
7
3
7
4
Q
A
10
6
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
S K
C 2
S J
C 8
S A
S 10
D J
C 6
D 5
C 3
D.Yang
North
1 D
2 H
3 S
4 H

2nd
A
6
5
3
A
9
H 5
Q
10
H 10
Q
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
8
K
D 3
7
C J
H J
H 6
H A
H Q
H 4
X.Shi
South
1 H
2 S
4 C


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


Par +460
5 NT South
S A J 10 8
H Q 9 6 2
D 8
C A K 6 3






3 NT +103 NT 186-1703 NT South =+4004 H South -1-50


2009 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 46
E-W Vul
S J 9 3 2
H 9
D K 10 6 4 2
C K Q 7
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D 3
H 2
H 6
S A
S K
C 5
C Q
El Ahmady
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT



2nd
K
3
D 2
6
8
3
6
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
A
J
4
2
3
K
2
Sadek
South
1 NT
2 H




4th
5
9
10
4
7
4
D 7
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
D 5
H 2
C K
C Q
D 3
C 10
D 9
Fantoni
North
Pass
1 H
2 C
3 NT


2nd
9
7
5
4
8
2
A
Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
K
6
2
5
Q
S 8
Nunes
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H
4 S


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A K 5
H A 10 5 3
D 8 5
C A 9 5 2




4 H/S +23 NT 186-1723 NT South -3-1504 S South -2-100


2008 World Championship Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 47
E-W Vul
S Q J 6 3
H J 3
D 10 8 5
C K 9 4 3
Pazur
West
Versace
North
Zawislak
East
Lauria
South
Duboin
West

4 H
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D 4
H A
H K
H 8
S 10
S A
Skrzypczak
North
Pass
Pass
4 S
AP

2nd
6
3
J
D 8
4
7
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
7
D 3
3
6
Gierulski
South
1 C
Dbl
Pass


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A 10 2
H Q 4
D A Q 6
C A Q 10 7 6

4 H/S +53 NT 186-1773 NT South -3-3004 S× North -1-100


2008 USBC Final, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 48
Both Vul
S A J 6 3 2
H A 9 6 3
D K 2
C K 6
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
D K
D 2
D 10
C J
D 9
D 5
H 5
H 6
H 10
H 7
Martel
North
1 S
2 H
3 NT

2nd
K
3
6
Q
6
S 5
S 4
4
S 8
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
4
A
S 2
8
S 3
H 3
A
J
C 9
Stansby
South
1 NT
2 NT


4th
2
7
8
J
A
S 7
H 2
Q
K
8
Becker
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 8
C 6
C 4
S A
S 2
D 4
S 3
D A
D 9
S 6
H 4
Freeman
North
1 S
2 H
4 H

2nd
2
3
J
7
8
7
Q
8
Q
K
A
Strul
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
H 3
10
H 5
K
H 8
2
H 6
H J
2
Nickell
South
1 NT
3 H


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


Par +620
4 H NS
S 10
H J 8 5
D A 10 9 5 4
C A 10 4 2





4 H/S +124 H/S 189-1863 NT South -1-1004 H North =+620


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 49
N-S Vul
S Q 10 3 2
H 9
D J 9
C A Q J 9 8 3
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S 7
D 3
D 9
C 2
D 8
D 7
D 2
S K
H J
S A
Willenken
North
1 C
3 D



2nd
2
4
5
Q
K
C 5
C 10
9
3
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
J
Q
K
10
C 8
C 9
3
9
4
Welland
South
1 S
3 NT



4th
8
6
A
H 7
C 3
C 4
C 6
J
K
H.Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
C A
C Q
H 9
H A
D K
C 3
H 8
C 8
H J
S A
D 6
Nickell
North
Pass
1 S
3 NT


2nd
2
4
6
2
3
A
7
6
K
10
8
Q
Garner
East
1 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
H 7
D 3
Q
D 9
S 2
S 5
S 3
S K
C 9
4
S 7
Freeman
South
1 H
3 D
4 S


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S K 8 5
H A Q J 8 7
D K Q 7 3 2
C








4 H/S +124 H/S 201-1863 NT South -1-1004 S North =+620


2007 USBC Semifinal, Segment 83 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 50
Both Vul
S J 9
H A K 3
D Q 9 8 6 2
C 9 7 5
Krekorian
West

Pass



Lead
S 2
S 5
S K
Moss
North

3 NT



2nd
J
3
C 5
Casen
East
Pass
AP



3rd
Q
10
4
Gitelman
South
1 NT




4th
6
9
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
H 5
H A
Cohen
North

2 D
3 H


2nd
A
4
10
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
8
Berkowitz
South
1 C
3 D
4 H


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


Par +650
5 H NS
S 6 3
H Q J 8 5
D A K 10 7 5
C A K
4 H/S +134 H/S 216-1863 NT South -1-1004 H North +1+650


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2007 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 73 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 51
Both Vul
S K J 4 2
H A 7 6 4
D A 4
C 10 5 4
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
S 7
C 4
H 5
D 7
H 4
D K
D J
S Q
C 2
Cheek
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
2
9
3
7
9
10
2
3
A
5
Berkowitz
East
Pass
Pass
AP

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


4th
8
H 9
K
8
A
3
6
8
H 2
Greco
West

3 H
Dbl

Lead
S 3
H 6
H 9
D 5
H 7
S A
S 6
D 4
D J
H A
C 4
Krekorian
North

4 S
AP

2nd
7
K
Q
2
10
2
J
7
Q
C 3
Hampson
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
9
8
5
A
S 8
H 2
H J
K
S 4
D 9
Casen
South
2 H
Pass


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S Q 8 7
H Q 8
D K J 9 5
C A Q 8 6





3 NT +154 H/S 216-2013 NT South =+6004 S× North -2-500


2007 USBC Round of 16, Segment 53 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 52
N-S Vul
S A Q J 9 2
H K 5 4 3
D Q J 9
C 2
Morgan
West
1 NT
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
Robinson
North
2 C
3 D
3 S


2nd
2
Harris
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Boyd
South
2 NT
3 H
3 NT
Woolsey
West
1 NT
Pass



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



2nd
2
H 3
5
3
8
2
7
3
Q
5
4
H 7
Stewart
East
Pass
AP



3rd
4
5
A
2
9
10
H 4
K
H 5
6
D 7
H J
Gerstman
South
3 H




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


Par +650
5 S NS
S 10 5
H A J 8
D A K 10 7
C 10 9 8 3








4 H/S +34 H/S 219-2013 NT South -2-2004 H South -1-100


2006 USBC Final, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 53
N-S Vul
S 8 6 5 4
H 8 6
D K 9 5
C K 10 8 3
Jacobs
West
Pass
2 H
Pass

Lead
H 2
S 10
S 3
C Q
C A
S J
D 4
H A
H J
C 7
C 10
Hampson
North
Pass
2 S
3 NT

2nd
6
Q
5
2
6
7
7
10
Q
J
D 3
Katz
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
K
K
2
3
8
6
9
3
5
K
D 6
Greco
South
Dbl
2 NT


4th
9
4
A
5
4
H 4
10
8
S 8
9
D 2
Moss
West
Pass
3 H
Pass

Lead
H K
C 9
S 4
S A
S J
S 9
H 3
H.Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass
4 S

2nd
9
7
10
7
K
8
8
Gitelman
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
2
J
Q
5
6
C 4
Garner
South
Dbl
Dbl


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


Par +600
3 NT North
S A Q J
H Q 10 9
D A 8 6 4
C A Q 7





3 NT +124 H/S 219-2143 NT South =+6004 S North -1-100


2006 Spingold Round of 64, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 54
E-W Vul
S J
H A Q 10 3
D Q 10
C A Q J 9 7 6
Jagniewski
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
C 2
C A
C 6
D 7
C 7
D A
H 4
S J
S Q
R.White
North
1 C
2 H
3 C


2nd
10
3
4
S 6
10
D 4
Q
A
5
Zawislak
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
S 7
D 2
5
S 8
3
7
K
Kovacich
South
1 S
2 NT
3 NT


4th
K
8
5
10
6
K
8
5
A
Lindop
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 2
C 2
C 6
H 5
H Q
C A
S 6
S A
D A
C K
Piasecki
North
1 C
2 C
4 H


2nd
3
3
8
4
9
H J
7
C 7
10
9
Marks
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
Q
H 6
A
D 2
S 8
Q
3
3
D 4
Brewiak
South
1 S
2 H



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


Par +420
4 S NS
S K 10 9 8 7
H K 6 5
D K 8 6 2
C 2





3 NT +24 H/S 221-2163 NT South -1-504 H South -2-100


2006 World Championship Qualifying, Round 103 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 55
None Vul
S 4
H A K 5
D Q J 9 8 4 2
C A 6 2
Rosenberg
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
C 10
D A
D K
van Cleeff
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
4
K
6
S 5
Zia
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
K
3
2
4
Kroes
South
3 NT



4th
2
2
3
10
v.Prooijen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
D K
S 7
D 3
S 6
H A
H K
D Q
Jacobs
North
1 D
3 H
4 H

2nd
2
H 4
4
S 8
H 5
3
6
7
Eskes
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
4
K
H 9
9
2
7
S Q
Katz
South
1 H
3 S


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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S Q 10 8 2
H 10 8 7 2
D A K
C K Q 4


3 NT +113 NT 227-2213 NT South +2+4604 H South -1-50


2006 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 56
N-S Vul
S J 10
H K Q 8 7
D A K 7 3
C Q 10 4
D.Yadlin
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
S 8
S K
M.Bilde
North

2 D


2nd
10
5
I.Yadlin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
Hansen
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
3
J
L.Blakset
West




Lead
S A
Ginossar
North
K.Blakset
East
Ozdil
South
S A K 9 6 2
H J 5 4
D 8 5 4
C 9 6
TableS Q 8 7
H 10 9 3
D J 9
C 8 7 5 3 2


Par +650
5 H NS
S 5 4 3
H A 6 2
D Q 10 6 2
C A K J
4 H/S +124 H/S 233-2273 NT South -1-1004 H South =+620


2006 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 57
Both Vul
S K 9 8 4
H K
D A Q 8 6 3
C Q 5 2
Grue
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
S 4
C 3
C 4
C 10
Zhao
North

1 S
3 C


2nd
K
A
9
Q
H 4
Cheek
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
7
K
A
Fu
South
1 D
2 S
3 NT


4th
5
6
2
D 7
Chang
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C 9
H 7
S 4
D 7
H 6
H Q
S 3
C 3
D 9
D 6
B.Cohen
North

1 S
2 NT
4 S

2nd
J
7
4
5
4
A
10
C 4
S 7
H 2
Hallberg
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
Q
9
Q
A
3
C 5
8
6
Q
Smith
South
1 D
2 S
3 H


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


Par +110
3 D NS
S Q 7 3
H A Q 5 4
D K J 10 9 7
C 9






3 NT +34 H/S 234-2303 NT South -1-1004 S North -2-200


2005 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 53 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 58
E-W Vul
S 10 5
H 9 8 7 6
D Q 9 6 3
C 6 5 2
Greco
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
S 8
S 4
S J
S 9
S 6
S 3
S 2
H J
Lambardi
North

Pass
3 NT

2nd
10
Q
C 2
H 6
D 3
H 7
D 6
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
H 2
H 3
C 4
H 4
C 7
Madala
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
7
5
C J
D 2
D 4
H 10
D 8
Fornasari
West




Lead
S K
Ekeblad
North
Palazzo
East
Rubin
South
S A J 9 8 6 3 2
H J
D K 5
C 10 8 3
TableS K 4
H Q 5 4 3 2
D 10 7
C Q 9 7 4


Par +130
4 D NS
S Q 7
H A K 10
D A J 8 4 2
C A K J


4 H/S +24 H/S 236-2303 NT South -4-2004 H North -3-150


2005 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 59
None Vul
S 5 3 2
H A 3
D 10 6
C A K Q 6 4 2
Dagher
West




Lead
C J
Sylvan
North
El Kourdy
East
Sundelin
South
Nystrom
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
H 4
Hishmat
North

1 S
4 S

2nd
A
2
Bertheau
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
A
Nadim
South
1 H
4 C


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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A Q 10 4
H K 10 7 5 4
D A Q J 8
C
3 NT +103 NT 240-2363 NT South +1+4304 S North -1-50


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 203 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 60
E-W Vul
S Q 8 6
H J 9
D A 8 3
C A Q 10 8 4
Verhees
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
D J
D 3
D K
Sadek
North

2 C
2 H
3 NT

2nd
9
6
5
Jansma
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
10
El Ahmady
South
1 D
2 D
2 NT


4th
A
4
C 6
El Kourdy
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
D 6
S 4
D 4
H Q
H 6
S 8
Bakkeren
North

Dbl
3 C


2nd
9
3
3
9
J
3
2
Dagher
East

2 H
Pass


3rd
4
Q
Q
S 7
2
S 6
10
Bertens
South
Pass
Dbl
4 S


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S J 10 5 4
H A 6 5
D K J 10 9 2
C J


3 NT +103 NT 250-2363 NT South =+4004 S South -1-50


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2005 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 61
N-S Vul
S A Q J 9
H 9 5 2
D 8 5
C J 10 6 3
Zia
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
D 6
D K
D A
D 9
Cohler
North

1 S
3 NT



2nd
8
J
S 2
Rosenberg
East

Pass
AP



3rd
Q
2
3
Willenken
South
1 C
2 NT




4th
10
5
C 3
Shenkin
West

Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D Q
H A
H 3
S 2
S 9
Welland
North

1 H
Pass
3 S


2nd
10
J
4
K
3
Mahaffey
East

1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
7
6
7
Q
Fallenius
South
1 C
Dbl
Dbl
4 S


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S K 4 2
H K Q 8 4
D J 10
C A K Q 7


4 H/S +123 NT 250-2483 NT South -1-1004 S North =+620


2004 Olympiad Final, Segment 53 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 62
Both Vul
S A 10 6
H 9 7
D 9 8 7
C A Q J 7 5
Brink
West

2 H
AP


Lead
D Q
D 10
H 10
S 4
S 10
S K
S J
C 2
Duboin
North

3 C



2nd
7
8
A
7
3
9
H 4
H 6
v.Prooijen
East

Pass



3rd
2
K
2
A
Q
6
D 9
A
Bocchi
South
1 C
3 NT



4th
6
H 5
7
5
2
8
C 4
8
Nunes
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
C 4
D 10
S K
S Q
C 2
C 7
H 10
H 6
Schollaardt
North

2 D
3 S
4 S

2nd
7
6
8
7
9
H 2
K
J
9
Fantoni
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
S 2
A
6
10
Q
3
Q
S 8
Drijver
South
1 C
2 S
3 NT


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S K Q J 4
H A J 5 3
D 6
C 10 6 3 2




4 H/S +34 H/S 251-2503 NT South -3-3004 S South -2-200


2004 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 63
Both Vul
S J 10 8
H 9 8 7 4
D 6 2
C A Q 10 7
Lindkvist
West

Pass


Lead
C 4
C Q
D 2
D A
D K
D 10
D 4
D 8
S A
S 4
S K
H J
Mesbur
North

Pass


2nd
A
S 2
7
5
J
C 3
C 5
C 6
H 3
H 5
7
Q
Fredin
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
K
H 2
Q
6
H 4
H 7
S 8
S 10
J
H 8
H 6
C 9
Fitzgibbon
South
3 NT



4th
8
2
3
9
S 3
S 5
S 6
H 10
9
Q
H 9
C 7
Garvey
West

1 NT
Pass

Lead
S Q
C 9
S K
S 2
D 3
D A
H 2
S 3
H 7
H A
Bertheau
North

2 H
Pass

2nd
A
Q
4
7
2
J
6
D 4
10
C 4
Carroll
East
1 S
3 S
Dbl

3rd
H 5
K
D 5
H 3
9
6
9
C 2
Q
8
Nystrom
South
Dbl
4 H
AP

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


Par +1440
6 NT NS
S A 7 4
H A Q 2
D A K Q 10 8 4
C 8







3 NT +153 NT 265-2513 NT South +2+6604 H× North -2-500


2004 Spingold Final, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 64
None Vul
S K 8 2
H 7 6 4 3
D J 6 5
C 7 6 3
B.Cohen
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S J
S Q
Soloway
North

1 D



2nd
2
Smith
East

3 S



3rd
3
Hamman
South
1 C
3 NT



4th
A
Meckstroth
West

2 C
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S J
H Q
C 5
S 9
C 9
H K
D 2
G.Wolpert
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
A
3
A
6
9
3
Rodwell
East

3 S
4 C


3rd
7
3
K
H 5
A
4
J
Demuy
South
1 D
3 NT
4 H


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


Par +300
6 C× EW -2
S A Q
H K Q 8
D A K Q 9 8 7 2
C 10


3 NT +123 NT 278-2513 NT South +1+4304 H× South -2-300


2003 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 65
N-S Vul
S 10 8
H J 8 5 2
D K Q J
C K Q 10 6
Helness
West

Pass

Lead
S J
S A
S K
S Q
Gunev
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
8
10
H 2
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
4
9
Stamatov
South
3 NT


4th
2
5
7
Nanev
West
Groetheim
North
Mihov
East
Aa
South
S A K Q J 6
H 10 4
D 6 5 4
C J 5 3
TableS 9 4 3
H A 9 7 6
D 10 9 3
C 8 4 2


Par +140
3 H NS
S 7 5 2
H K Q 3
D A 8 7 2
C A 9 7
4 H/S +33 NT 278-2563 NT South -2-2004 H South -1-100


2003 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 66
Both Vul
S Q J 9 6 5
H 10 5 4
D A 7
C A K 5
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
S K
H 7
H 3
S Q
Krupowicz
North

1 S
3 C


2nd
4
4
8
10
3
Bocchi
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
9
5
J
C 2
2
Zawislak
South
1 D
2 D
3 NT


4th
Q
A
5
6
8
Jassem
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 8
H 4
C 3
H A
H 6
C J
S 5
D 2
S Q
S J
Versace
North

1 S
3 C
4 H

2nd
A
7
5
2
J
K
A
10
3
7
Gawrys
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
Q
9
5
10
6
K
J
2
D 4
Lauria
South
1 H
2 D
3 S


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K 2
H A Q 8 6
D Q 10 8 4 3
C Q 7





3 NT +133 NT 292-2563 NT South +2+6604 H South -2-200


2003 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 163 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 67
E-W Vul
S A K J 6
H K 9 5 3
D 5 4
C 6 5 3
?
West
?
North
?
East
?
South
Fu
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
H J
D 5
D A
D 2
C 3
S 4
H 5
Helness
North

1 S
2 NT
4 S

2nd
2
K
3
9
J
4
2
Zhao
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
Q
4
S 6
A
A
Helgemo
South
1 C
2 S
3 D


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q 9 4
H 8 2
D A Q 10 2
C A Q 8 7



4 H/S +123 NT 292-2683 NT South -2-2004 S North =+420


2003 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 68
None Vul
S Q 8 4 2
H 9 2
D K Q 5
C A 5 4 2
Aa
West
Nanev
North
Groetheim
East
Mihov
South
Stamatov
West

3 H

Lead
H K
D 6
S 2
H Q
H 7
D 8
S A
C 3
Helness
North

4 S

2nd
A
9
K
6
S 7
2
J
Gunev
East
1 H
Dbl

3rd
3
K
6
4
5
Q
9
Helgemo
South
Dbl
AP

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


Par +300
4 H× EW -2
S J 7 6
H A 6
D A J 8 6
C K Q 8 7

3 NT +113 NT 303-2683 NT South =+4004 S× North -1-100


2002 Rosenblum Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 69
Both Vul
S 9
H A K 3
D 9 7 6 3
C A K J 8 7
Berkowitz
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S 3
C 3
D 3
H 6
D 6
H 4
D 7
S 2
S 4
C 6
C K
D 9
Nystrom
North
2 C
2 H
3 NT
AP

2nd
9
H 2
2
A
10
K
J
C 7
6
2
9
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
5
7
4
C 5
Q
7
C 8
S 5
H 10
Stromberg
South
2 D
2 NT
Pass


4th
A
4
8
5
K
8
A
J
8
J
H 9
Fredin
West
1 S
Pass
Dbl


Lead
D A
S 2
S J
H A
H K
C A
S 5
S 4
S 3
H Q
C 3
D K
Zia
North
Dbl
4 H
AP


2nd
3
9
Q
7
C 4
5
C 7
6
D 6
9
H J
9
Lindkvist
East
2 H
Pass



3rd
J
K
H 3
5
8
2
8
C 8
C 9
D 7
J
10
Rosenberg
South
3 H
Pass



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A J 10 4
H Q 10 8 5
D Q 5 4
C 3 2








3 NT +153 NT 318-2683 NT× South =+7504 H× South -2-500


2002 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 70
None Vul
S J 3 2
H A K 7 4
D Q 5 4
C A J 6
Baze
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
D 3
S K
Mohan
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
6
6
A
Hayden
East

Pass
AP

3rd
9
Q
6
Lev
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
10
A
2
Pszczola
West

Pass
2 S

Lead
S K
S 9
C 2
S J
Aa
North

1 H
4 H

2nd
4
A
7
Q
Gawrys
East

1 S
AP

3rd
6
7
J
H 2
Groetheim
South
1 D
Dbl


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


Par +460
5 NT North
S A 4
H Q 5 2
D K 10 8 7 3
C Q 10 2
3 NT +113 NT 329-2683 NT South +2+4604 H North -1-50


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2001 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 71
Both Vul
S A K 8 3
H K J 9
D 9
C Q J 10 5 4
Gawrys
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
S 4
C 4
C 8
S Q
C 10
D 4
H 5
C J
C Q
S 3
Sealy
North

2 C
2 S
3 NT


2nd
A
2
D 6
2
A
A
3
6
7
D 5
Pszczola
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
7
9
5
5
D 2
10
J
S 9
D 3
H 7
Munafo
South
1 D
2 H
2 NT



4th
6
3
K
K
D 7
9
4
D J
S 10
J
Hawkins
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C 4
S Q
C 5
S 5
C 2
H 6
H K
C Q
Mohan
North

1 C
1 S
3 H


2nd
A
A
6
7
3
H A
3
C 6
K
Foster
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
9
4
8
H 8
D 6
J
5
H 7
Rosenkranz
South
Pass
1 H
2 D
4 H


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S 9 6 2
H A 7 6 5
D A K 3 2
C 9 8






3 NT +133 NT 342-2683 NT South +1+6304 H South -2-200


2000 Olympiad Final, Segment 13 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 72
Both Vul
S J 8
H K J 10 8
D K
C A Q 10 9 8 3
Duboin
West

2 S
AP

Lead
D 3
D 2
Pszczola
North
1 C
3 C


2nd
K
Q
Bocchi
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
A
5
Kwiecien
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
6
H 8
Zmudzinski
West

1 S


Lead
D A
D 10
H 7
H 8
C 2
C 3
H A
Lauria
North
1 C
4 H


2nd
6
Q
2
6
5
7
10
Balicki
East
1 D
AP


3rd
J
3
K
Q
Q
K
D 2
Versace
South
Dbl



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


Par +130
4 C NS
S K 7 2
H Q 9 7
D Q 7 6
C K J 6 2

4 H/S +33 NT 342-2713 NT South -2-2004 H North -1-100


2000 Olympiad Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 73
E-W Vul
S K J 7 4 2
H 10 8 6 3
D J
C A 8 4
Liggins
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
4
A
2
Q
2
Fawcett
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
S 3
K
J
5
Brogeland
South
1 NT
2 S
3 S


4th
5
7
4
3
9
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C K
S A
S 3
C Q
Hallberg
North
Pass
2 H
3 H
Pass

2nd
5
A
9
Q
8
Helness
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
9
H 2
8
H 4
D 3
C.Simpson
South
1 NT
2 S
4 H
AP

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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S Q 9
H K Q 7
D A K 10 4 2
C J 7 5
3 NT +133 NT 355-2713 NT South -1-504 H× North -4-800


2000 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 74
None Vul
S A 10 6 2
H 10
D A 9 7
C Q J 9 8 2
Carcassonne
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
C K
H Q
S K
S Q
C 3
S A
C J
C 9
D 2
C 8
Callaghan
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
2
7
A
9
8
D 6
H 2
H 5
H 6
5
H 8
Labaere
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
2
K
6
10
Q
H 7
5
10
A
D 4
Burn
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
5
A
10
C 4
H 3
6
7
H 4
H 9
3
S J
Fawcett
West

4 H


Lead
H 2
C K
H 3
H J
S K
S Q
D 2
C Q
H 9
S A
C 8
D 6
Jeunen
North

4 S


2nd
A
7
7
D 9
3
7
5
4
S 10
C 6
D 10
C 9
Liggins
East
2 H
AP


3rd
4
2
K
5
2
6
A
3
8
D 8
5
Q
Coenraets
South
Dbl



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


Par +300
5 H× EW -2
S K Q 5
H A 7
D K 8 4 2
C K 10 5 3







3 NT +113 NT 366-2713 NT South +2+4604 S North -1-50


2000 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 75
N-S Vul
S 7
H J 5 2
D A 10 9 7 6
C A J 7 5
Bianchedi
West

1 S
AP


Lead
S 10
D K
Katz
North

2 S



2nd
7
8
Rizzo
East
Pass
3 S



3rd
Q
6
Jacobs
South
1 C
3 NT



4th
K
3
Cohen
West

1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S 4
H J
S 3
H A
H K
H 10
D K
Lambardi
North

Dbl
Dbl


2nd
7
H 2
4
C 5
3
6
9
8
Berkowitz
East
Pass
3 S
Pass


3rd
6
2
8
Q
5
C 7
C J
6
Lucena
South
1 D
Pass
4 H


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K 9 5
H A K 10 8
D K 2
C 8 4 3 2



3 NT +33 NT 369-2713 NT South -1-1004 H South -2-200


2000 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 76
None Vul
S A Q 7 6 3
H K 9 2
D A 4 3 2
C 4
Kovachev
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
C A
C 7
H 4
H 2
H Q
D 7
D 2
C 10
Helgemo
North

1 S
2 D
2 S
3 D


2nd
4
J
Q
J
5
C 5
8
10
S 7
Isporski
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
3
6
K
A
9
A
J
D 5
Austberg
South
1 D
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
3 NT


4th
8
S 3
S 6
3
6
8
6
Q
S 2
Saelensminde
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Gunev
North

1 S
2 C
3 H
Brogeland
East

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


Par +920
6 D NS
S 10 2
H A Q 7 4
D K J 9 7
C Q J 8






4 H/S +103 NT 369-2813 NT South -1-504 H North =+420


2000 Olympiad Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 77
N-S Vul
S 7
H J 5 2
D A 10 9 7 6
C A J 7 5
Lasut
West

1 S
AP



Lead
S J
H A
S 5
S Q
H 7
S A
S 10
C 6
H J
H 10
D K
D 2
Villas-Boas
North

2 S




2nd
7
6
4
9
8
D 7
C 7
A
D 4
9
8
C 10
Manoppo
East
Pass
3 S




3rd
8
2
D 6
3
Q
2
D 3
9
K
C J
9
A
Campos
South
1 C
3 NT




4th
K
4
6
C 5
5
C 3
C 2
4
3
C Q
5
J
Chagas
West

1 S
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
H J
H 3
C 2
D 4
C K
C 5
H 9
Sakul
North

2 D
Dbl
4 C


2nd
10
4
2
6
K
A
S 2
5
Branco
East
Pass
3 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
8
7
J
H 6
9
8
D 5
Karwur
South
1 D
Pass
3 NT
4 H


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K 9 5
H A K 10 8
D K 2
C 8 4 3 2









3 NT +33 NT 372-2823 NT South -2-2004 H South -3-300


1999 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 78
E-W Vul
S Q 3
H A Q 2
D 6 3
C A J 9 7 5 2
Zia
West

Pass




Lead
D Q
D 10
D J
D 4
D 7
D 5
C 6
Rodwell
North

3 NT




2nd
3
9
C 2
C 5
S 3
S Q
7
Rosenberg
East
Pass
AP




3rd
K
A
2
H 3
S 7
S 9
K
Meckstroth
South
1 NT





4th
8
6
C 4
S 2
H 4
S 4
Q
Soloway
West

Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
D Q
H 3
S Q
H 6
H 2
C Q
C 8
C A
S 10
S J
Stansby
North

1 C
Pass
4 D


2nd
3
6
4
A
10
7
3
4
H 8
K
D 5
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
3 D
Pass


3rd
10
K
5
4
J
K
2
10
S 2
8
C 5
Martel
South
Pass
1 S
3 H
4 H


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K J 5 4 2
H K 10 9 4
D 9 8
C Q 4







4 H/S +23 NT 372-2843 NT South -4-2004 H South -3-150


1999 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 93 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 79
N-S Vul
S A J 10 8 5 2
H A 6 3 2
D J
C 8 7
Chagas
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
C 2
H 8
S K
S 7
D J
H J
H 3
C 10
Rodwell
North
1 S
2 S


2nd
7
4
2
3
4
A
4
9
K
Branco
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
A
9
5
2
8
7
S 6
Q
H 6
Meckstroth
South
Rdbl
3 NT


4th
3
8
K
H 7
D 4
2
A
S 9
6
Nickell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
S K
H 10
S 7
D A
C A
C 2
S 6
D 4
C Q
Mello
North
1 S
2 H
Pass

2nd
K
3
Q
4
7
3
4
10
K
5
Freeman
East
Dbl
Pass
Dbl

3rd
8
2
D 2
8
3
9
K
H 9
5
S J
Janz
South
Rdbl
4 H
AP

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


Par +100
3 D× East -1
S K 7
H K Q 4
D K 10 9 7
C Q 10 4 3




3 NT +163 NT 388-2843 NT South =+6004 H× North -3-800


1998 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 80
Both Vul
S 10 6 5
H J 7 3
D Q J 7 3
C A 6 4
Grabel
West

2 H
AP

Lead
H 9
S 5
C Q
D K
D 8
D 10
S 10
S 9
H K
H A
Nickell
North
Pass
3 D


2nd
J
2
4
2
H 2
5
J
H 6
8
10
Wittes
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
C 2
Q
3
3
J
S 4
K
6
3
7
Freeman
South
1 D
3 NT


4th
5
A
K
6
A
Q
7
8
C 7
D 4
Rodwell
West
Onstott
North
Meckstroth
East
Compton
South
S A 7 4
H Q 10 9 8 6 2
D 2
C Q 10 8
TableS J 8 2
H
D A 10 9 6 4
C J 9 7 3 2


Par +600
3 NT NS
S K Q 9 3
H A K 5 4
D K 8 5
C K 5




3 NT +143 NT 402-2843 NT South +1+6304 S South -4-400


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1997 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 33 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 81
N-S Vul
S A 4 3 2
H A J 9 4
D 9 8 6
C 9 7
Perron
West

Pass
Pass
Mello
North

2 C
3 NT
Chemla
East
Pass
Pass
AP
Fonseca
South
1 NT
2 D
Chagas
West

2 C
Pass

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

2 H
4 S

2nd
4
J
6
A
8
J
9
10
D 4
J
H 5
Branco
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
2
10
S 7
7
9
A
A
S 3
K
S 4
Levy
South
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S Q 10 5
H 7 6
D A K 7 3
C A K 10 5





3 NT +123 NT 414-2863 NT South =+6004 S South -1-100


1996 Olympiad Final, Segment 43 NT NS4 H/S NS
Case 82
N-S Vul
S J 8 7
H A 9 7 5 3 2
D A
C Q 10 3
Lasut
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
D 3
C Q
C 10
D 10
Levy
North

1 H
2 D
3 H


2nd
3
A
9
H 6
H 2
Manoppo
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
5
5
J
4
Mouiel
South
1 C
1 S
2 NT
3 NT


4th
2
7
6
K
K
Multon
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 2
C 10
H 4
C Q
C 6
H K
D 9
S 8
S K
Karwur
North

1 H
2 C
4 S


2nd
A
9
A
4
3
S 5
10
10
3
Szwarc
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
4
2
6
5
S 9
8
S 7
A
J
Sakul
South
1 D
1 S
3 C



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A K Q 5
H
D K 9 8 7
C J 8 7 5 2





3 NT +133 NT 427-2863 NT South +1+6304 S South -2-200
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