Main   Data 9Z69 by Richard Pavlicek  

Three Notrump vs Partscore

No 5-card suit, 24 HCP, any spots

A total of 139 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 Quarterfinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 1
Both Vul
S Q 5 4 3
H Q 10 9 3
D 10 8 3
C K 7
Upmark
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
D 2
C 6
S 3
H A
H K
H 4
H 10
C 7
C A
Nunes
North
Pass
1 D
2 C
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
3
6
5
10
6
7
J
C 9
2
4
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
8
J
K
3
9
Q
D 9
10
S 4
Fantoni
South
1 C
1 NT
2 D
3 H


4th
K
Q
K
2
2
5
8
S 7
3
Helness
West

Pass




Lead
C 3
S 8
C 2
S 3
H A
H K
H 4
H 10
D 3
S 6
D Q
Fallenius
North
Pass
Pass




2nd
7
7
5
10
6
7
J
C 6
4
4
K
Helgemo
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
Q
Q
4
K
3
9
Q
S 9
9
J
6
Fredin
South
1 NT





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


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







3 NT +103 NT 10-03 NT South =+6001 NT South +1+120


2014 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 2
None Vul
S 10 7 3
H A Q 4 3
D Q 5 4
C K 9 5
Tokay
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
D 6
S 10
S 3
C 7
C K
S 7
S Q
C Q
Hamman
North

1 H
2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
8
2
9
4
H 2
K
C J
Sementa
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
9
5
J
9
10
A
H 3
Weichsel
South
1 D
1 S
2 NT


4th
2
Q
4
6
6
8
8
D 2
Glubok
West

Pass
Pass


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

1 H
1 NT


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

Pass
AP


3rd
9
J
K
A
6
Q
S 6
J
H 2
7
10
9
Piekarek
South
1 C
1 S



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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A Q J 5
H J 7
D K 10 8
C Q 10 7 2








3 NT +83 NT 18-03 NT South +1+4301 NT North =+90


2014 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 3
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 3
H Q 6 4
D 9 6
C Q J 6 2
Meckstroth
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
D Q
S K
S 3
S Q
D 5
C 9
C K
H 5
Ekeblad
North

3 C
3 NT

2nd
6
A
J
4
J
2
4
10
Rodwell
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
10
C 10
K
3
6
Q
Dwyer
South
1 NT
3 H


4th
4
7
H 3
8
9
A
5
J
Coren
West

Pass
Pass

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

2 C
2 NT

2nd
4
4
9
K
6
10
5
7
3
H 9
Kamil
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
6
3
7
Q
H 5
H 7
A
A
Katz
South
1 NT
2 H


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 10 7 4
H K 8 7 5
D A J 8 4
C A K




Partscore +63 NT 18-63 NT South -2-1002 NT South +1+150


2014 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 73 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 4
E-W Vul
S Q 7 4
H Q J 8 2
D K J 6
C J 6 3
Berkowitz
West

Pass


Lead
C 9
H 6
S 3
H 7
D K
D J
Hampson
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
3
A
4
C 10
2
A
Sontag
East
Pass
AP


3rd
5
2
J
Q
3
8
Greco
South
1 NT



4th
Q
3
A
4
7
4
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 9
D 8
C 5
C 7
D 3
D 6
D 10
S 10
S 7
S K
H 6
Pszczola
North
Pass
1 H


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


3rd
4
K
A
H 5
J
Q
S 4
Q
A
H 2
Seamon
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A K 10
H 10 7 6
D Q 10 8 3
C K Q 2





3 NT +73 NT 25-63 NT South =+4001 NT South +1+120


2014 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 73 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 5
E-W Vul
S Q 7 4
H Q J 8 2
D K J 6
C J 6 3
Wooldridge
West

Pass


Lead
C 10
H 2
S 3
D 3
S 2
H 7
C 5
Bramley
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
J
5
4
4
K
C 7
K
Hurd
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
10
J
J
5
Q
A
Stansby
South
1 NT



4th
2
A
A
A
7
K
3
Grabel
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
D 8
C 4
C 7
J.Lall
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
3
9
2
J
H.Weinstein
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
J
A
Kranyak
South
1 NT
2 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A K 10
H 10 7 6
D Q 10 8 3
C K Q 2

3 NT +73 NT 32-63 NT South =+4002 NT South =+120


2014 USBC Final, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 6
N-S Vul
S 9 6 2
H A K J 2
D A 5
C A Q 9 8
Rodwell
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
D 6
C 3
D A
Hampson
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
5
5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
Q
Greco
South
Pass
1 NT


4th
K
4
Platnick
West

Pass


Lead
H 3
C 2
S 4
S 3
S K
H 8
C 3
C Q
Weinstein
North

1 C


2nd
9
5
5
9
10
Q
K
6
Diamond
East
Pass
AP


3rd
4
9
A
J
7
6
A
7
Levin
South
Pass



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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S 10 8 5
H Q 10 9
D K J 4 2
C 7 3 2


3 NT +113 NT 43-63 NT South =+6001 C North +1+90


2014 USBC Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 7
None Vul
S J 7
H Q 6 4 3
D A K 9 8
C Q 9 3
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
1 S
Pass


Lead
S 10
S 4
D J
D 3
D 9
D 6
C 3
S A
Levin
North

1 H
2 S
3 NT


2nd
J
K
2
4
C 4
C 6
A
6
Grabel
East

Dbl
Dbl
AP


3rd
Q
2
8
K
Q
A
7
Weinstein
South
1 D
Rdbl
2 NT



4th
3
7
5
10
7
C 5
J
Rodwell
West

Pass
1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
S 6
S 8
H 3
H 5
H A
C A
C 8
D 3
Bramley
North

1 H
Dbl
Dbl
3 D

2nd
7
2
3
2
8
9
7
K
2
Meckstroth
East

Dbl
2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
4
J
5
K
4
J
6
2
A
Stansby
South
1 D
Rdbl
Pass
2 NT


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 6 3
H K 9 5
D Q J 6 3
C K 10 7





Partscore +43 NT 43-103 NT South -1-503 D South =+110


2014 Vanderbilt Round of 32, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 8
Both Vul
S 10 9 7 6
H 9 8 5
D K Q J 10
C 6 3
Pszczola
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 4
C 3
H J
H 10
D 3
S 6
H 7
S 2
C 7
Woolsey
North
Pass
1 D
2 C
2 H
3 NT

2nd
9
8
2
5
8
7
3
D 10
10
10
Kwiecien
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
J
4
6
Q
K
C 9
Q
Stewart
South
1 C
1 NT
2 D
3 C


4th
A
2
A
3
K
5
A
S 5
4
H.Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 2
H 6
D 6
C 3
D 4
C 6
H 10
D A
C K
D 3
Sontag
North
Pass
1 D
2 C
2 NT


2nd
9
A
9
2
8
7
8
7
S 2
S 8
Grabel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
J
10
J
J
10
4
Q
S 6
K
Berkowitz
South
1 C
1 NT
2 D



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


Par +130
4 D South
S K 5 4
H A K 3
D A 6 4 3
C K J 10






Partscore +63 NT 43-163 NT South -1-1002 NT South =+120


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 123 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 9
E-W Vul
S J 5
H A K 10 4
D A 7 6
C Q 8 6 5
Nabil
West

Pass
1 S
Pass

Lead
S 3
H 5
H A
C 5
D J
C 6
D K
H 7
H 4
S A
S Q
Teramoto
North

1 C
2 H
3 NT

2nd
5
2
D 3
2
A
7
2
9
C 9
J
D 7
Saaid
East
Pass
Pass
2 S
AP

3rd
6
10
6
10
Q
K
6
K
J
7
D 9
Ino
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT


4th
10
8
3
J
4
3
8
S 8
Q
4
K
Kaku
West

1 S
Pass


Lead
S 8
H 3
C 5
H 2
S 7
H Q
H 9
D 10
C 8
D 3
S K
C K
Sadek
North

Dbl
3 C


2nd
4
A
2
K
10
4
10
4
A
K
2
S 3
Takayama
East
Pass
2 S
AP


3rd
Q
8
10
C 7
A
S 6
C 9
2
4
J
D 7
6
Hussein
South
Pass
Dbl



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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 10 4
H J 7 6 5
D K 5 4
C K 10 4








3 NT +33 NT 46-163 NT South -1-503 C North -3-150


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 123 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 10
E-W Vul
S J 5
H A K 10 4
D A 7 6
C Q 8 6 5
Mazurkiewicz
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C 5
S 7
S A
S 9
Duboin
North

Dbl
3 C


2nd
J
A
10
D 6
Jassem
East
Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
8
4
Q
6
Sementa
South
Pass
Dbl
3 NT


4th
4
3
5
K
Lauria
West

1 S
Pass


Lead
S 8
D J
S J
D 2
S K
H 5
C 5
C 3
D 10
C Q
Buras
North

Dbl
3 C


2nd
4
A
6
6
2
2
2
6
5
7
Versace
East
Pass
2 S
AP


3rd
Q
3
10
8
D 7
10
10
A
S 3
K
Narkiewicz
South
Pass
Dbl



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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 10 4
H J 7 6 5
D K 5 4
C K 10 4





3 NT +33 NT 49-163 NT South -1-503 C North -3-150


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2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 183 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 11
E-W Vul
S J 9 8 4
H K 10 9 5
D A J 9
C A 9
Takayama
West
Pass
2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
C 4
S 4
H 2
S A
C 6
H 8
H 5
H Q
D K
D 4
D A
Campos
North
1 D
Pass
3 C


2nd
9
J
7
7
2
Q
D 2
4
D 3
5
8
S 10
Kaku
East
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
2
Q
10
6
8
K
J
9
9
J
10
Villas-Boas
South
Pass
2 NT
3 NT


4th
3
A
5
A
8
S 9
3
C 7
6
6
7
Q
Thoma
West
Pass
2 C
AP


Lead
S A
H 3
D 4
S 4
S 7
C 2
H A
H 6
C 7
D 9
D 10
S J
Ino
North
1 D
Pass



2nd
2
Q
2
K
Q
9
2
8
A
7
Q
10
Brenner
East
Dbl
Pass



3rd
5
7
J
3
D 3
K
C 5
D 5
4
K
A
C Q
Teramoto
South
Rdbl
2 D



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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S Q 3 2
H Q J 8 2
D K 10 4
C Q J 3








3 NT +103 NT 59-163 NT South =+4002 D North -1-50


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 193 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 12
N-S Vul
S K 5 4
H K 9 3
D Q 7 6
C Q 10 5 4
Lauria
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
D 4
D 3
C Q
C 4
H 7
H 5
Rehder
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
6
8
6
7
10
Q
Versace
East

Pass
AP

3rd
9
Q
3
J
K
6
Gromoeller
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
10
2
2
H 2
A
3
Piekarek
West

1 H
AP

Lead
S 7
C Q
C 10
C J
C 9
H Q
S J
H J
S 5
H 7
D A
D 8
Madala
North

1 S


2nd
K
6
K
H 2
D 4
8
9
K
6
10
6
7
Smirnov
East

Pass


3rd
3
3
A
4
5
3
Q
5
A
9
5
9
Bocchi
South
1 C
1 NT


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


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







3 NT +103 NT 69-163 NT South =+6001 NT South +2+150


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 203 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 13
N-S Vul
S K 8
H 10 6 4
D K Q 10 9
C J 8 6 5
Noshy
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
S 6
D 7
S 7
D K
D Q
D 10
C 5
C 2
C 6
Fritsche
North
Pass
Rdbl


2nd
8
A
K
3
5
H 5
3
H 7
9
Samir
East
Pass
1 H


3rd
J
9
4
6
J
S 5
A
J
K
Rohowsky
South
1 C
3 NT


4th
A
2
3
4
8
H 3
Q
7
H 8
Smirnov
West

2 C
Pass

Lead
S 2
D 7
D Q
S 6
C 5
D 6
D 10
C J
C 6
Hussein
North
Pass
Dbl
2 NT

2nd
8
4
2
K
3
8
H 5
7
9
Piekarek
East
Pass
2 H
AP

3rd
J
K
J
4
A
9
C 2
4
K
Nabil
South
1 NT
Pass


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S A 9 5 3
H K 2
D J 7 6
C A K 4 2



Partscore +63 NT 69-223 NT South -1-1002 NT South =+120


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 203 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 14
N-S Vul
S K 8
H 10 6 4
D K Q 10 9
C J 8 6 5
Kranyak
West

2 C



Lead
S 2
D 7
S 6
C 5
D J
C K
D 6
D K
H 4
Ravenna
North
Pass
3 NT



2nd
8
A
K
3
4
H 3
8
H 5
9
G.Wolpert
East
Pass
AP



3rd
J
9
4
A
10
6
Q
S 5
K
Alujas
South
1 NT




4th
A
5
3
Q
2
7
3
H 7
A
Lambardi
West

2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
C A
D 7
D 9
D 10
S 6
H 4
H 8
H Q
C K
C 4
Dwyer
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl


2nd
8
Q
8
3
2
K
9
10
C 2
S 7
Rizzo
East
Pass
3 H
Pass


3rd
J
5
K
6
J
4
K
J
3
6
Bathurst
South
1 NT
Pass
4 C


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S A 9 5 3
H K 2
D J 7 6
C A K 4 2






Partscore +33 NT 69-253 NT South -2-2004 C South -1-100


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 15
E-W Vul
S K J 6 3
H J 3
D A 8 5
C J 10 8 6
Levin
West
1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
S 3
H A
H Q
H 9
H 7
D 4
S 6
S 2
Helness
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT

2nd
J
7
3
D 5
C 6
D 8
A
5
8
Weinstein
East
1 NT
Pass
AP

3rd
8
Q
10
6
2
D 7
9
10
Helgemo
South
Dbl
2 NT


4th
5
A
K
D 3
D 2
D 6
Q
4
Fantoni
West
1 NT
2 H
Pass

Lead
C 2
S 2
S 3
S 8
C K
C 3
D J
H 8
H Q
G.Wolpert
North
Pass
Pass
2 S

2nd
A
4
7
6
4
Q
5
K
J
Nunes
East
2 C
Pass
AP

3rd
9
J
Q
9
6
J
K
A
6
Kranyak
South
Pass
Dbl


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


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



Partscore +53 NT 69-303 NT South -2-1002 S North =+110


2013 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 193 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 16
N-S Vul
S K 5 4
H K 9 3
D Q 7 6
C Q 10 5 4
Rosenberg
West

Pass


Lead
H 6
H 5
C 10
C Q
C 4
D 3
Gold
North

3 NT


2nd
3
7
7
6
K
Willenken
East

AP


3rd
A
10
3
9
A
Bakhshi
South
1 NT



4th
4
K
2
H 8
D 8
Forrester
West

1 H
2 S

Lead
S 3
S 7
C Q
D 3
H 3
C 3
C 4
C J
Zia
North

1 NT
2 NT

2nd
8
K
K
4
5
S 2
7
H 6
Robson
East

Dbl
AP

3rd
Q
6
A
Q
Q
10
9
5
Martel
South
1 C
Pass


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


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


3 NT +103 NT 79-303 NT South =+6002 NT North =+120


2013 Spingold Final, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 17
N-S Vul
S J 6 3
H K 10 9 2
D A 2
C A 6 4 2
Jagniewski
West

Pass


Lead
S 2
C 2
S 4
S 5
C J
C 6
D K
D 10
C 4
H A
H J
D 6
Morgan
North
1 C
3 NT


2nd
J
K
Q
6
10
Q
7
3
H 4
6
8
9
Gawel
East
Pass
AP


3rd
8
8
K
9
A
5
5
J
9
2
9
Amoils
South
2 NT



4th
7
3
3
A
7
D 4
2
A
D 8
5
Q
Grue
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
D 10
H 10
H 2
H A
S 7
H K
Kalita
North
1 C
1 H


2nd
2
7
4
5
S 2
5
Q
Moss
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
4
3
J
9
J
Nowosadzki
South
1 D
2 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A Q 7
H A J 3
D 9 7 3
C J 9 8 5






Partscore +93 NT 79-393 NT South -3-3002 NT South =+120


2013 USBC Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 18
Both Vul
S A 9 6
H J 6 3
D 10 8 2
C A 9 8 6
Willenken
West

Pass

Lead
D 3
C K
C J
C 4
C 9
H 5
D K
D 7
D 5
H K
S 3
Spector
North

3 NT

2nd
8
3
2
5
H 2
9
4
6
H 3
6
7
Rosenberg
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
8
A
Q
J
9
J
S 4
8
A
Becker
South
1 NT


4th
A
10
7
S 2
H 4
Q
2
10
H 7
A
Cheek
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
C Q
C 4
C A
D 8
D K
D 7
S 3
S K
Kamil
North

2 NT

2nd
6
2
3
H 2
Q
4
A
8
5
Grue
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
8
9
J
6
5
9
9
Q
Fleisher
South
1 NT


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


Par +90
1 NT NS
S J 5 3
H A 7 5
D A 6 4
C K Q J 4




Partscore +83 NT 79-473 NT South -2-2002 NT South =+120


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 19
Both Vul
S 8 2
H A 6 5 2
D A K 9
C 9 7 6 5
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
C 5
H 9
C 6
Cheek
North

3 C
3 S


2nd
A
10
J
Hampson
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
A
Grue
South
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
2
2
3
Becker
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H Q
C 5
D 2
C 6
C J
Platnick
North

1 H



2nd
A
K
5
10
8
Spector
East

Pass



3rd
4
A
A
Q
7
Diamond
South
1 D
1 NT



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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S J 10 3
H K 9 7
D Q 10 2
C A Q J 3
3 NT +103 NT 89-473 NT South =+6001 NT South +2+150


2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 20
E-W Vul
S Q 9 4
H K Q J 2
D 10 7
C 10 9 3 2
Schermer
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
H 7
C 2
S 5
C 10
S J
S 10
H 8
C K
Martel
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
10
5
6
2
A
3
K
2
D 3
Chambers
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
J
Q
4
7
A
9
3
Zia
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
K
3
5
6
8
4
9
10
7
Fleisher
West

Pass



Lead
D 4
H 7
C 10
C 2
S J
Compton
North

Pass



2nd
10
8
6
A
3
Kamil
East

Pass



3rd
J
K
4
J
A
Wold
South
1 NT




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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S K 5 3
H A 10 7
D K Q 8 5
C K J 4




Partscore +63 NT 89-533 NT South -1-501 NT South +3+180


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2013 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 21
Both Vul
S 8 2
H A 6 5 2
D A K 9
C 9 7 6 5
Levin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
C 5
D 2
C 7
Seamon
North

1 H
2 NT


2nd
A
10
7
K
Weinstein
East

Pass
Pass


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


4th
7
2
3
Berkowitz
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H Q
C 5
C Q
C J
C 3
S 2
H 3
Rodwell
North

1 H



2nd
A
K
4
8
D 5
A
K
Sontag
East

Pass



3rd
4
A
6
7
9
3
J
Meckstroth
South
1 D
1 NT



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


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


3 NT +103 NT 99-533 NT South =+6001 NT South +2+150


2013 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 22
N-S Vul
S Q 9 3
H J 10 8 3
D K 9 2
C 10 8 5
Rodwell
West
Pass
1 H
1 S
AP

Lead
D 3
S 8
D Q
H J
H 3
S 5
D 10
D 6
S 6
C 8
Upmark
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass


2nd
2
4
7
2
6
A
9
C 5
Q
9
Meckstroth
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
3
4
5
A
9
8
5
C 3
Q
Nystrom
South
Dbl
Pass
3 NT


4th
A
K
K
7
4
2
C 4
C 6
7
2
Fredin
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
D 4
D 5
H A
H K
H 5
C J
S 5
D Q
H J
S Q
C 7
Weinstein
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
2
A
4
7
9
Q
4
C 4
C 3
2
10
Fallenius
East
1 C
Pass



3rd
J
3
3
8
10
2
9
6
C 6
7
K
Levin
South
1 NT




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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S J 8 7 5
H A K 5
D A 7
C A Q 6 4






3 NT +103 NT 109-533 NT South =+6001 NT South +1+120


2013 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 23
N-S Vul
S K 10 8 3
H 9 4
D Q J 6
C Q 5 4 2
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 8
C J
H J
D 7
C 4
C K
D.Bilde
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
4
K
A
S 3
8
8
S 6
Brink
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
6
2
S 5
Q
9
5
M.Bilde
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
3
9
6
Q
4
3
7
S.Auken
West

Pass


Lead
H 2
H 8
C K
H J
C J
D 2
D J
D 6
D K
C 9
v.Prooijen
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
K
A
S 3
3
3
9
S 2
S 6
S Q
Welland
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
6
2
D 10
4
Q
7
A
S 8
Q
Verhees
South
1 NT



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


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




3 NT +103 NT 119-533 NT South =+6001 NT South +1+120


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 24
None Vul
S Q J 8 3
H Q 8
D K Q 6 5
C 8 5 4
Nystrom
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
H 6
C 4
S 5
H 4
Helness
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
7
7
K
Q
Upmark
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
5
Q
3
K
Helgemo
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
9
8
6
4
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 5
H K
H 9
C K
D 10
S 2
D 4
Cullin
North
Pass
1 H
1 NT

2nd
7
A
10
A
6
3
K
Q
Fantoni
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
5
9
4
3
5
6
3
Bertheau
South
1 C
1 S


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 5 2
H A 10 7
D J 10 9
C K Q 10 3


3 NT +63 NT 125-533 NT South =+4001 NT North +2+150


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 25
E-W Vul
S Q 6
H J 9 3
D K 10 9 3
C K 8 5 4
McGann
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
D 4
S 5
H 3
D 5
S 7
D 7
D 9
H 2
Narkiewicz
North
Pass
2 NT


2nd
6
8
2
4
A
C 4
C 10
J
Hanlon
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
10
4
A
3
J
K
S 3
Buras
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
K
Q
Q
7
2
A
6
H 8
Zmudzinski
West

Pass


Lead
S 8
D 5
S J
H 3
D 7
S 7
D 4
H 9
H 5
H 8
S 9
C A
Garvey
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
8
2
2
A
C 4
C 10
4
Q
D 10
C 5
8
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
9
4
A
3
10
K
K
J
C 3
C 6
9
Carroll
South
1 NT



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


Par +420
4 H South
S A K 3 2
H A K 6 5
D 7 5 4
C J 7







Partscore +53 NT 125-583 NT South -2-1001 NT South =+90


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 26
E-W Vul
S K J 7
H J 8 3
D Q J 10 2
C Q 7 5
Kokten
West

Pass

Lead
H 2
H 9
C J
C 4
C 8
C 6
Zaleski
North

3 NT

2nd
3
K
Q
10
7
D 6
O.Aker
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
8
A
K
9
2
Versace
South
1 NT


4th
Q
6
3
5
D 3
Bocchi
West

Pass

Lead
S 4
D Q
D 3
D J
D 2
S 10
H 3
C J
Kuru
North

1 NT

2nd
2
K
7
9
H 6
5
10
Q
Madala
East
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
10
6
8
K
Q
A
Cengiz
South
1 D


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S A 10 2
H A Q 9 4
D A 8 6 3
C 10 3

Partscore +53 NT 125-633 NT South -1-501 NT North +1+120


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 27
Both Vul
S J 10 8 2
H 6
D A Q 9 7
C Q 9 5 4
Kholomeev
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
C 8
H 9
H 3
C 2
S 8
C 3
H J
C 10
D A
D Q
S J
Groetheim
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
7
6
K
S 2
7
3
A
S 10
J
4
5
Q
Khiuppenen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
4
A
7
9
A
5
4
Q
3
H 2
K
Tundal
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
K
K
6
8
S 5
9
S 6
Q
S 7
2
8
H 5
Hoftaniska
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
H 4
S 9
D 7
H Q
H 2
D A
D Q
D 9
H 8
S 5
Khokhlov
North
Pass
Dbl
2 S

2nd
K
J
5
5
3
4
10
J
10
A
Charlsen
East
Pass
2 H
AP

3rd
A
3
K
C 4
S 2
3
C 2
S K
S 10
C 7
Matushko
South
1 C
Dbl


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


Par +120
2 NT South
S A K 4
H K Q 8 2
D K 3
C 10 8 3 2







3 NT +113 NT 136-633 NT South +1+6302 S North =+110


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 28
Both Vul
S 10 7
H Q 7 4
D Q 9 5 2
C A K 8 2
Upmark
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
C 6
H 4
C J
H 7
H 2
S Q
Multon
North

1 S
3 NT

2nd
7
9
5
5
6
C 3
Nystrom
East

Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
K
K
J
Q
Zimmermann
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
J
4
3
Q
10
A
Helgemo
West

Pass


Lead
D 3
H 2
H 7
C J
S Q
C 6
C K
C 8
Ahlesved
North

1 NT


2nd
K
3
6
3
A
5
H 8
D 4
Helness
East

AP


3rd
6
Q
K
2
2
A
7
10
Petersson
South
1 D



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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A J 6 5
H K J 9 2
D K
C J 10 7 6


3 NT +103 NT 146-633 NT South =+6001 NT North +1+120


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 29
N-S Vul
S K 9 6 3
H J 3 2
D J 7 6 4
C K 9
Carroll
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 4
D 4
D K
S 2
H J
C 2
D 8
D 7
H 2
Zmudzinski
North
Pass
3 C
3 NT


2nd
K
5
2
7
A
Q
9
H 5
6
Garvey
East
2 H
Pass
AP


3rd
6
A
6
K
7
3
J
3
9
Balicki
South
2 NT
3 D



4th
5
10
Q
5
K
9
H 4
C 7
Zak
West
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
C 4
D 4
D K
D 3
D 7
H 9
H 8
C A
C Q
Fitzgibbon
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl


2nd
2
K
5
9
10
H 6
S 7
Q
7
Zaremba
East
2 D
2 H
Pass


3rd
4
6
A
6
J
8
J
S 8
9
Mesbur
South
Dbl
Pass
2 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S J 4 2
H Q 9 7
D A K 8 3
C A Q 5





3 NT +103 NT 156-633 NT South +1+6302 NT South +1+150


2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 30
N-S Vul
S 5 4 2
H 9 4 2
D A 10 3 2
C 9 8 7
Hanlon
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
S 6
S A
S J
S 3
D 6
H A
H K
H 5
Narkiewicz
North

3 S


2nd
2
9
5
C 7
C 8
2
6
8
McGann
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
4
10
H 7
C 6
9
2
4
Buras
South
2 NT
3 NT


4th
K
8
D 5
C 4
C 5
K
3
Q
Balicki
West

1 D
AP

Lead
S 7
S 6
S A
S 9
S 3
C J
H A
H 5
Mesbur
North

Pass


2nd
2
J
5
H 2
C 7
8
6
8
Zmudzinski
East
Pass
1 S


3rd
Q
4
8
D 4
C 2
6
4
9
Fitzgibbon
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +140
3 H South
S K 6
H A K 10 5
D K 8 5
C A K 5 4



Partscore +63 NT 156-693 NT South -1-1001 NT South +1+120


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2012 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 31
None Vul
S Q J 8 3
H Q 8
D K Q 6 5
C 8 5 4
Buras
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
H 6
C 4
H 4
H 9
S 2
D 3
D J
Fitzgibbon
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT


2nd
K
7
2
Q
A
K
5
2
Narkiewicz
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
5
K
K
3
3
S 4
6
Mesbur
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
10
8
A
10
C 5
6
9
Carroll
West

2 H
3 H
AP

Lead
D A
H 9
S J
D 2
C 7
D 4
C 2
S A
Balicki
North
Pass
2 S
Dbl


2nd
9
7
6
6
K
K
10
10
Garvey
East
1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
4
2
S 4
A
S 7
6
3
Zmudzinski
South
Dbl
Pass
3 S


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 5 2
H A 10 7
D J 10 9
C K Q 10 3



3 NT +103 NT 166-693 NT South =+4003 S North -1-50


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 32
N-S Vul
S Q 7 3
H 10 5 3
D 9 7 2
C J 9 8 6
O.Aker
West

Pass


Lead
S 4
C K
S 5
H 3
C 10
D 2
S K
S 10
Madala
North

3 NT


2nd
3
2
6
7
3
6
7
H 5
Kokten
East

AP


3rd
J
6
8
A
J
K
2
C 7
Bocchi
South
2 NT



4th
A
A
Q
2
4
A
9
D 3
Sementa
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
C K
H A
C 10
S J
D 2
C 5
S 5
H Q
D Q
H 9
Yilmaz
North

2 H


2nd
10
2
2
3
6
6
8
A
4
5
Duboin
East

Pass


3rd
J
6
3
J
4
K
A
8
5
7
Gur
South
2 D
2 NT


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


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





Partscore +63 NT 166-753 NT South -1-1002 NT South =+120


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 33
E-W Vul
S A 10 2
H A Q 9 4
D A 8 6 3
C 10 3
Dubinin
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
D J
D Q
D 6
H 3
C J
C 2
C 6
C 8
Berg
North
1 C
3 NT

2nd
2
5
K
H 7
6
5
7
H 4
H 8
Gromov
East
Pass
AP

3rd
8
3
A
10
Q
4
A
K
9
Svendsen
South
1 NT


4th
J
7
4
9
K
3
10
Q
H 9
Charlsen
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D Q
D J
H A
Khiuppenen
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
2
5
K
2
Hoftaniska
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
8
3
A
3
Kholomeev
South
1 NT


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


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


Partscore +53 NT 166-803 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 34
None Vul
S J 10 8 4
H K 7 2
D K 5
C 6 5 4 3
Cornell
West
3 C
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
Cd.Wu
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
4
Bach
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
7
Huang
South
3 NT


4th
9
Chung
West
3 C
Pass

Lead
C 7
C A
H 3
D 2
S J
S 4
D A
D 7
H K
C 5
D J
S K
Tislevoll
North
Pass
3 S

2nd
9
3
2
3
2
3
9
C 8
9
D Q
H 8
A
Ck.Liu
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
D 6
J
K
5
Q
5
S 8
5
S 6
H 7
H 6
Ware
South
Dbl


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


Par +420
4 S NS
S A Q 6 5
H A 10 5
D A J 7 2
C Q 9






Partscore +63 NT 166-863 NT South -2-1003 S North =+140


2012 World Championship Qualifying, Round 113 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 35
E-W Vul
S 10 7 5 2
H K Q 2
D 4 3
C A J 9 5
Babsch
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
S A
S K
S 8
D 2
D 6
D 7
H 5
H 4
S 10
C 9
C 2
Nickell
North
Pass
2 S
3 NT

2nd
3
3
6
J
8
C 5
J
3
7
H 9
6
8
Schifko
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
5
7
10
A
C 3
Q
6
H 8
K
J
Katz
South
Dbl
2 NT


4th
K
9
4
Q
4
9
H 2
A
K
C 4
7
10
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 10
D 4
C K
H 5
S 4
H 6
D 3
H J
H 9
C A
S A
Purkarthofer
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
2
2
8
3
8
Q
A
8
10
S 9
3
Meckstroth
East
1 D
AP


3rd
7
J
5
K
J
4
8
D 10
S 6
S K
5
Fucik
South
Dbl



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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A K 8
H 10 8 7 5
D K J 9 8
C K 2







3 NT +63 NT 172-863 NT South =+4001 S North +2+140


2012 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 36
N-S Vul
S 8 4 2
H A Q 3
D 7 5 2
C J 7 5 2
Lauria
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
D 3
H 9
C 2
D J
S 10
C 3
Zimmermann
North
Pass
2 NT


2nd
2
2
10
6
5
4
9
Versace
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
3
Q
Q
Q
9
5
J
Multon
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
6
A
4
A
8
J
K
Nunes
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 3
C 3
D 9
H 5
C 2
D J
Duboin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
9
K
2
6
7
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
6
Q
10
S 3
Sementa
South
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT South
S A J 6
H K 9 5
D A K 8
C Q 10 4 3

3 NT +103 NT 182-863 NT South =+6001 NT South +1+120


2012 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 37
E-W Vul
S K 9 7 6
H K
D 8 7 6 3
C Q J 4 2
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
D 3
H 10
D K
C K
D A
H J
H 2
Zimmermann
North
Pass
1 S
3 D


2nd
K
5
D 6
2
A
8
S 6
Versace
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
J
7
7
2
C 6
3
Multon
South
1 D
1 NT
3 NT


4th
5
Q
A
S 10
5
9
6
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H Q
C 2
C 10
C 9
S 8
C Q
D 3
H J
D K
H 2
Duboin
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT


2nd
K
7
8
A
K
S 4
5
D 6
A
S 7
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
K
4
J
2
H 6
J
4
7
7
Sementa
South
1 NT
2 H



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


Par +130
4 D South
S A 3
H A 8 6 5
D K J 10 9
C K 10 9





Partscore +53 NT 182-913 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2012 Spingold Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 38
Both Vul
S 10 8 4
H K Q J 10
D 8 4 3 2
C Q J
Kwiecien
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 2
S 10
D 5
D A
C 5
Rodwell
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
J
6
2
7
8
Pszczola
East

Pass
Pass


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


4th
4
K
6
3
Q
Levin
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 2
S 4
C 4
Sontag
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
Q
6
Weinstein
East

Pass
AP


3rd
6
Q
Berkowitz
South
1 NT
2 S



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A Q 3 2
H A 5
D Q 9 7 6
C K 8 4
3 NT +103 NT 192-913 NT South =+6002 NT South =+120


2012 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 39
None Vul
S Q 10 5 3
H Q 7 4
D J 9 5 3
C A 4
Konow
West

Pass

Lead
C 2
D J
D 2
C 10
Bertheau
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
A
Q
H 6
7
Schaltz
East
Pass
AP

3rd
9
A
9
J
T.Bessis
South
1 NT


4th
5
6
K
Fu
West

Pass

Lead
C 6
C 10
D 3
S A
D 2
H 3
S 5
C K
S 9
S 10
Welland
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
7
7
2
C 2
2
J
3
8
D 8
Delmonte
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
9
8
10
3
J
9
K
H 4
Q
D 4
S.Auken
South
1 NT


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A K 9
H J 8 2
D A 10 4 2
C K 7 5



Partscore +53 NT 192-963 NT South -1-501 NT South +2+150


2012 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 40
None Vul
S 9 8 5 4
H 9 7
D 8 5 3 2
C A 8 7
Helgemo
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
H K
H J
H 6
S 6
D 4
S A
D K
D J
Martel
North

3 C
3 NT

2nd
9
2
A
D 3
10
A
7
H 4
H 5
Helness
East

Pass
AP

3rd
10
7
D 2
S 3
4
Q
5
8
S 8
Zia
South
2 NT
3 H


4th
Q
C 5
C 2
8
Q
5
C 3
7
10
Willenken
West

2 H
AP

Lead
H 4
D A
D K
S 2
C 2
C 9
H 7
Nunes
North

Pass


2nd
9
Q
S 7
10
Q
A
C 5
Rosenberg
East

Pass


3rd
10
2
3
4
K
3
K
Fantoni
South
1 C
2 NT


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


Par +100
3 C× EW -1
S A 6 2
H K Q J 8
D A K J 6
C Q 4



3 NT +73 NT 199-963 NT South =+4002 NT South =+120


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2012 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 41
Both Vul
S A 6 3 2
H J 8 4
D 9 5
C K Q 6 2
Bjarnarson
West

Pass
3 H

Lead
D 3
D K
C 10
S 2
D 7
C A
C 9
Delmonte
North
Pass
3 C
3 NT

2nd
5
A
J
10
H 4
3
Askgaard
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
K
Q
2
2
Fu
South
1 NT
3 D


4th
4
9
4
K
J
5
Bertheau
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
C 10
S 2
D 6
D 8
C A
C 9
S 7
C Q
H J
Konow
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
5
3
10
9
J
J
H 2
5
7
6
T.Bessis
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
Q
K
7
2
6
A
H 3
5
Schaltz
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S Q 9 7
H K 7 5 3
D A J 4
C A 10 9




Partscore +83 NT 199-1043 NT South -2-2001 NT South +2+150


2011 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 83 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 42
Both Vul
S A 10
H 9 8 6 4
D 8 3 2
C J 10 8 4
Sementa
West

Pass


Lead
S 5
H A
H 2
S 6
C J
S J
S 8
S 7
D J
J.Lall
North

3 NT


2nd
10
7
3
4
2
D 2
D 3
C Q
K
Duboin
East
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
4
6
3
5
2
9
C 6
A
Grue
South
2 NT



4th
K
Q
K
A
K
D 10
D 6
C 8
8
Hurd
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C A
C Q
C 5
S 5
C J
D 8
S J
S 8
S 7
Madala
North

2 S


2nd
10
7
6
K
A
D 9
7
D 2
D 3
D 6
Wooldridge
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
4
8
10
2
H 2
Q
6
9
Bocchi
South
2 C
2 NT


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


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




Partscore +83 NT 199-1123 NT South -2-2002 NT South =+120


2011 Spingold Round of 32, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 43
Both Vul
S Q 8 2
H 8 7 3
D 9 8 7
C 9 8 4 2
Gerstman
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
D K
D 6
D 4
S K
S A
S 4
H 8
C J
C 6
Rodwell
North
Pass
1 D
3 NT

2nd
7
3
A
C 2
5
3
9
6
4
Landen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
8
9
S 6
2
8
Q
Q
7
Meckstroth
South
1 C
2 NT


4th
Q
5
S 7
J
10
J
H 2
A
3
Hamman
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 2
D K
D 6
J.Clerkin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
3
A
Zia
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
8
9
D.Clerkin
South
2 NT



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


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




3 NT +103 NT 209-1123 NT South =+6002 NT South =+120


2011 USBC Round of 16, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 44
N-S Vul
S A 2
H 10 8 7 4
D Q J 6 4
C K 8 3
Silverstein
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
H 4
C 9
H K
H 2
C 6
C 7
D 9
S 10
H.Weinstein
North

3 C
3 S


2nd
K
6
3
5
A
8
D 7
5
K
Rosenthal
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
J
2
7
8
J
D 4
6
Garner
South
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
5
Q
A
D 2
D 3
Q
D 10
K
Ekeblad
West

1 H
AP


Lead
S 7
H K
D 7
H 7
D 5
D A
D K
J.Levin
North

1 S



2nd
2
A
Q
C J
4
S 6
C 5
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
4
2
J
10
S Q
Meyers
South
1 C
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K J 8 6
H K J 2
D 9 8
C A Q 7 5




3 NT +113 NT 220-1123 NT South =+6001 NT South =+90


2010 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 45
Both Vul
S J 6 3
H A 6 4
D 10 6 3
C K Q 8 7
Platnick
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H K
D 3
H 10
C 9
D 10
D 6
D J
C A
C 4
Lowe
North

2 NT
3 NT

2nd
4
8
7
6
2
5
K
C 10
5
Diamond
East

Pass
AP

3rd
Q
3
9
9
K
2
A
S 3
7
Dawson
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
5
A
Q
J
3
4
8
C 6
J
Kovachev
West

Pass


Lead
S 2
S 8
C 9
D 6
H 2
S 5
C A
C 4
C 8
D 10
D 3
Gitelman
North

1 NT


2nd
9
J
10
5
4
10
2
5
S 7
7
K
Isporski
East

AP


3rd
Q
K
K
J
K
4
7
Q
H 8
2
A
Moss
South
1 D



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


Par +630
4 NT North
S A 10 9
H J 8 5
D A J 9 2
C A 9 4





3 NT +103 NT 230-1123 NT South +1+6301 NT North +3+180


2010 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 46
None Vul
S A 6 2
H Q 8 6 3
D 9 6 4
C 10 7 5
Lynch
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 2
D 3
C 6
D 9
H J
S 7
C 9
S 9
D 6
Brogeland
North

1 H
3 NT


2nd
5
J
10
7
3
5
K
10
10
Passell
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
Q
4
3
2
4
2
8
A
A
Saelensminde
South
1 D
2 NT



4th
A
5
4
K
A
8
7
3
H 5
Strul
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
Zmudzinski
North

1 D
2 C
2 NT
Becker
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Balicki
South
1 C
1 NT
2 D
S Q 10 5
H J 10 9 5
D K J
C J 8 6 2
TableS K J 8 3
H 7 4
D Q 10 7 5
C Q 9 3


Par +100
2 S× EW -1
S 9 7 4
H A K 2
D A 8 3 2
C A K 4




3 NT +103 NT 240-1123 NT South =+4002 NT South -1-50


2010 Rosenblum Round of 32, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 47
E-W Vul
S A J 10 5
H A 10 9
D A 9 7 4
C 9 4
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
H 6
H 5
S 6
H 7
D 4
H J
Angeleri
North

1 D
3 NT

2nd
4
9
Q
2
3
K
C 5
Fantoni
East

Pass
AP

3rd
6
K
4
10
2
3
S 7
Villegas
South
Pass
2 NT


4th
7
8
10
K
A
2
Camberos
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
H 5
S Q
S 8
H 7
Helgemo
North

1 D


2nd
9
Q
2
7
3
Pellegrini
East

Pass


3rd
K
2
5
10
6
Helness
South
Pass
1 NT


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


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

Partscore +53 NT 240-1173 NT South -1-501 NT South +2+150


2010 Rosenblum Round of 64, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 48
E-W Vul
S Q J 9 5
H 6
D 9 6 4 2
C 9 8 5 3
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
S K
S 4
C 6
D 7
H 3
C 4
D 4
H 7
H 2
C Q
Feldman
North
Pass
3 C
3 NT

2nd
3
8
3
A
3
Q
D 8
Q
C 9
A
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
5
9
10
2
5
8
K
K
10
Weichsel
South
2 NT
3 H


4th
K
2
10
5
J
6
2
A
4
D 6
Polowan
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
C A
C K
C Q
S 4
H 2
H J
S K
C 4
S J
D 6
Ferraro
North
Pass
1 D


2nd
6
10
J
S 8
7
4
D 4
3
D 3
6
J
Morgan
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
3
5
8
5
7
3
9
9
D 5
K
Bocchi
South
1 C
2 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 4
H A Q 8 4
D K 7 5
C A K Q 4





Partscore +63 NT 240-1233 NT South -2-1002 NT South =+120


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 49
E-W Vul
S K 9 3
H K 7 4 2
D J 7 6 2
C 9 8
Pottenger
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
D Q
C 3
C Q
C 5
D 10
Sveindal
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
3
3
2
9
D 6
K
Rimer
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
J
6
K
7
J.Auken
South
1 C
2 NT


4th
J
A
8
4
A
5
van Cleeff
West

Pass


Lead
S 5
D Q
S 4
S K
H 2
S A
H Q
H 9
C 9
D 10
D 9
Huston
North

Pass


2nd
3
4
2
D 8
3
8
10
C Q
7
3
C 2
Shenkin
East

Pass


3rd
7
2
9
J
A
C 8
4
K
A
6
K
Young
South
1 NT



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


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





3 NT +63 NT 246-1233 NT South =+4001 NT South +2+150


2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 50
E-W Vul
S K 9 3
H K 7 4 2
D J 7 6 2
C 9 8
Fu
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S 4
D 2
H 10
S 10
D 7
S A
H Q
H 9
P.Gipson
North

1 D
3 NT

2nd
3
6
5
2
2
9
8
5
Zhao
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
9
Q
6
K
10
C 8
4
A.Gipson
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
J
C 6
K
A
C 3
4
C 7
3
Rees
West

Pass


Lead
S 5
S 4
D 2
H 10
D 10
Pszczola
North

Pass


2nd
3
6
5
2
4
Punch
East

Pass


3rd
7
9
Q
3
6
Lev
South
1 NT



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


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



3 NT +63 NT 252-1233 NT South =+4001 NT South +3+180


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2010 Rosenblum Qualifying, Round 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 51
E-W Vul
S K 9 3
H K 7 4 2
D J 7 6 2
C 9 8
Ventin
West

Pass
Pass

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

1 H
3 NT

2nd
9
5
8
2
6
A
2
10
J.Gaviard
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
6
3
K
10
5
J
Campbell
South
1 C
2 NT


4th
4
K
A
D 8
C 3
3
9
D 7
N.Gartaganis
West

Pass


Lead
S 5
D Q
C Q
C J
C 5
S 4
S K
H 2
C A
S A
T.Bessis
North

Pass


2nd
3
K
8
9
D 6
6
H 3
6
D 3
J.Gartaganis
East

Pass


3rd
7
2
3
6
7
9
10
A
D 7
M.Bessis
South
1 NT



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


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




3 NT +63 NT 258-1233 NT South =+4001 NT South +3+180


2010 USBC Semifinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 52
E-W Vul
S 10 8 7
H K Q 6 3
D A 3
C 10 4 3 2
Martel
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
S 4
S 5
H 4
H 3
H 2
C 2
H J
S 9
Zia
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
7
6
10
8
7
C 5
A
C 8
Stansby
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
J
Q
K
A
Q
6
D 6
Hamman
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
3
8
K
5
10
9
7
6
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
C 2
C 8
S Q
C 6
Weinstein
North

2 C
2 NT

2nd
K
J
5
K
Q
Meckstroth
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
3
2
4
Levin
South
1 NT
2 D


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


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



Partscore +53 NT 258-1283 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2010 USBC Semifinal, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 53
None Vul
S Q J 8
H Q J 9 8
D A Q 3 2
C 7 6
Platnick
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
D 5
H 5
C 10
D 10
H 3
D 4
C 7
D 8
Etter
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
2
10
J
3
A
Q
4
A
Diamond
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
Q
H 2
8
H 7
K
S 7
Kolesnik
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
J
K
6
K
4
6
A
S 5
Sher
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
H 3
H 10
S 2
Hampson
North

1 H


2nd
2
A
Q
5
Jackson
East

Pass


3rd
7
8
K
K
Greco
South
1 D
1 NT


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


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


Partscore +53 NT 258-1333 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2010 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 54
N-S Vul
S K 8 6 2
H A 7 5
D 8 7 5 2
C 10 3
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
S A
S 10
H J
H 7
D Q
C J
S 7
S 8
C 10
Jacobus
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
5
3
3
Q
10
Q
J
H 4
K
Platnick
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
6
D 3
9
6
5
K
C 4
A
Wold
South
1 NT
2 D


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

Pass


Lead
D 4
D 10
H Q
H 7
H 9
H 6
S 7
C 10
C A
C 4
H 4
S Q
Moss
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
3
3
J
C 5
8
3
J
D 6
D 9
S 10
A
Beatty
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
2
K
5
C 7
K
Q
3
S 2
S 5
J
Gitelman
South
1 NT



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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A 10 7
H K 9 8 3
D A 10
C A Q 8 4







3 NT +103 NT 268-1333 NT South =+6001 NT South +2+150


2010 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 55
E-W Vul
S A K Q 8
H J
D J 10 6 4
C Q 6 3 2
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
C 2
C 7
D Q
H 3
C 9
Robinson
North
1 D
1 S
2 D
3 NT

2nd
J
4
10
7
A
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
A
Q
2
8
Boyd
South
1 H
2 C
2 NT


4th
4
5
K
4
S 8
Stewart
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
H A
H K
H 2
S A
S K
S Q
S 8
H 4
Martel
North
1 D
1 S
2 S


2nd
Q
6
8
9
3
6
10
H 10
Q
Woolsey
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
J
D 4
C 2
4
9
D 7
C 7
C 6
Stansby
South
1 H
2 C
3 C


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 9 4
H A K 4 2
D 9 8 7
C A 9 8 7




Partscore +43 NT 268-1373 NT South -1-503 C South =+110


2010 USBC Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 56
None Vul
S Q 5
H 10 6 5 3
D K 8 2
C A J 10 5
Landen
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 6
D 3
H 3
C 4
H 5
H Q
C 3
C J
S Q
H J
Mohan
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
5
5
4
2
2
S 7
Q
S 3
K
D 7
Gerstman
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
K
K
10
A
6
A
D 4
6
D 9
Bates
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
K
6
9
S 4
7
8
S 2
8
9
10
Cohler
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
Chorush
North
Pass
1 H


2nd
10
Milner
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
Koneru
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S J 8 6
H A K Q
D J 7 4 3
C K 4 3




Partscore +53 NT 268-1423 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2010 Rosenblum Round of 32, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 57
E-W Vul
S A J 10 5
H A 10 9
D A 9 7 4
C 9 4
D.Bilde
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
S 6
D 4
S 8
C 6
C K
H 3
S 4
H 8
Cayne
North

1 D
3 NT

2nd
4
2
5
7
5
D 7
4
Q
2
Graversen
East

Pass
AP

3rd
8
J
Q
10
10
H 7
9
C 3
10
Seamon
South
Pass
2 NT


4th
J
3
2
K
9
A
J
5
K
Versace
West

Pass


Lead
S 3
D 4
H J
S Q
C 8
H 2
C 6
Hansen
North

1 NT


2nd
6
K
Q
7
5
10
A
Lauria
East

AP


3rd
2
3
6
5
10
K
3
M.Bilde
South
Pass



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


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



Partscore +53 NT 268-1473 NT South -1-501 NT North +2+150


2010 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 58
N-S Vul
S 8 6 3
H Q 8 2
D K 5 4 2
C K 9 6
Fredin
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
C 3
S 3
D A
D 7
S 6
H 6
C A
Zaleski
North
Pass
2 S
3 NT

2nd
6
J
2
9
8
A
7
9
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
7
K
2
K
5
A
H 4
Faigenbaum
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
2
K
4
6
3
9
2
Bompis
West

Pass


Lead
C 7
C 3
S Q
H 6
C A
C 10
de Knijff
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
J
4
7
K
Quantin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
5
3
A
H 4
Wrang
South
1 NT



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


Par +110
3 D NS
S K Q J 5
H K 7 3
D A Q 10 7
C J 2


Partscore +53 NT 268-1523 NT South -3-3001 NT South -1-100


2010 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 59
E-W Vul
S Q 4
H A 10 9 5
D 6 5 3
C K J 8 3
Helness
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
S 2
D 3
C 7
H 5
C 6
H 4
D A
Rodwell
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
8
5
2
K
6
3
7
4
Helgemo
East

Pass
AP

3rd
9
Q
J
5
Q
H 8
9
9
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
3
K
4
K
Q
J
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
S Q
C 6
C 10
S A
S J
M.Bessis
North

1 H
2 C

2nd
K
3
3
7
5
9
Zia
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
2
9
8
4
D 3
T.Bessis
South
1 C
1 S


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A J 8 2
H Q 4
D J 7 4
C A Q 10 4


Partscore +53 NT 268-1573 NT South -2-1002 C South +1+110


2009 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 60
Both Vul
S Q 10 7
H Q 10 8 3
D J 10 6
C K J 3
Aronov
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
S 3
H 3
S 9
C 10
D 4
D 8
S 10
H 8
S K
H 6
H 10
Versace
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
6
Q
2
7
2
Q
J
C 6
7
8
5
C 5
Stefanov
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
2
J
6
3
K
3
5
A
C J
Q
C 4
Lauria
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
2
J
K
A
Q
10
9
4
4
D 7
9
C 7
Duboin
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
C 9
D 3
C 7
C 6
S 5
H Q
Karaivanov
North

2 C
2 NT

2nd
6
J
2
K
10
3
9
Sementa
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
K
A
2
10
6
Trendafilov
South
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A K J 5
H A J 6
D Q 9 2
C 10 8 4







Partscore +63 NT 268-1633 NT South -1-1002 NT South =+120


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2009 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 61
N-S Vul
S K 5 4
H K Q 8 3
D K 10 8 3
C 8 5
Dubinin
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
C 2
D 6
S 4
H 4
D 4
C Q
C 7
C J
Duboin
North

1 S
3 NT

2nd
5
J
8
3
A
8
D 8
10
Gromov
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
K
10
6
3
6
3
D 10
Sementa
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
A
5
Q
A
7
4
9
Nunes
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
D 9
H 2
D K
D 8
D Q
C 2
S 3
H K
S 4
S 10
C Q
Matushko
North

1 H
1 NT

2nd
A
A
Q
7
H 7
10
5
Q
9
9
J
8
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
3
6
4
6
S 8
K
K
S 7
A
5
6
Khokhlov
South
1 C
1 S


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A 10 7 3
H A 5
D 9 6 4
C A J 9 4







3 NT +113 NT 279-1633 NT South +1+6301 NT North +1+120


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 62
N-S Vul
S 10 8 5
H K 7 6 5
D K Q 8 6
C 5 4
Boyd
West


Lead
D 7
Cornell
North
Robinson
East
Bach
South
Ware
West


Lead
C 2
Stewart
North
Whibley
East
Woolsey
South
S 9 2
H A 4 3 2
D 7 4
C J 9 8 7 6
TableS K J 7 3
H J 9
D A 9 3 2
C Q 3 2


Par +630
4 NT South
S A Q 6 4
H Q 10 8
D J 10 5
C A K 10
3 NT +103 NT 289-1633 NT South =+6002 H North =+110


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 103 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 63
Both Vul
S K 9 5 4
H A 10 9
D 6 2
C J 9 7 2
Dubinin
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
D 9
D 3
C A
C K
C Q
H 2
C J
H 10
H Q
Satyanarayana
North

2 C
2 S


2nd
2
10
S 4
3
5
6
4
S Q
3
6
Gromov
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
8
2
7
9
A
S 2
K
9
Nadar
South
1 NT
2 H
3 NT


4th
5
6
Q
4
10
S 6
8
8
5
J
Gupta
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 6
H 2
D 9
H 4
H 10
H Q
C A
C K
S 7
D 8
Khiuppenen
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
2
6
10
A
8
C 3
5
8
3
Q
Chokshi
East

Pass
AP


3rd
10
9
J
3
K
S 4
7
9
K
K
Kholomeev
South
1 NT
2 H



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


Par +110
2 S NS
S 10 7 2
H K Q 7 2
D Q 10 5
C A K Q





3 NT +133 NT 302-1633 NT South =+6002 NT South -2-200


2009 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 64
N-S Vul
S K Q 7
H A J 7
D 10 8 6
C A K 10 6
Katz
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
H 2
D 4
S 6
H J
C 2
D 3
S 2
S A
S 4
Fantoni
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
7
7
K
3
8
5
7
C 4
Nickell
East
Pass
1 H
AP

3rd
K
Q
5
Q
10
K
J
3
Nunes
South
Pass
1 NT


4th
9
6
8
5
J
8
10
Q
Lauria
West

Pass


Lead
H 3
C 2
S 4
C A
C K
C 6
D A
H 9
H J
H 8
S 5
Meckstroth
North

1 NT


2nd
Q
7
8
3
D 4
D 3
9
5
K
S 10
D 5
Versace
East
Pass
AP


3rd
6
10
9
4
5
9
6
A
10
S 3
6
Rodwell
South
Pass



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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 10 8
H Q 10 9
D A J 7 5
C 9 5 4 2





Partscore +93 NT 302-1723 NT South -3-3001 NT North +1+120


2009 Spingold Quarterfinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 65
N-S Vul
S Q 7 3 2
H A Q 9 4
D J 2
C 8 5 3
Aker
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
S 5
H 3
C 2
H 7
H 8
C 5
S J
S 8
Balicki
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
Q
A
6
K
10
2
9
3
7
Milgrim
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
9
9
7
Q
D 5
4
C J
D 3
Zmudzinski
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
4
2
J
3
K
A
Q
6
Dubinin
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
H 3
S K
C 9
H 2
C J
S 10
C 8
C 6
B.Blanchard
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
2
6
4
A
10
4
Q
D 3
D 4
Gromov
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
9
8
7
Q
Q
C 2
K
S 7
S.Blanchard
South
1 NT
2 D


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A 6 4
H 7 3 2
D A 10 8
C A K 6 4



Partscore +53 NT 302-1773 NT South -3-3002 NT South -1-100


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 66
N-S Vul
S 9 6
H J 9 4
D Q 10 4 3
C Q 8 7 2
Welland
West

Pass


Lead
H 3
D 3
D A
C 4
D 9
C 2
D J
S 6
S 10
C 10
C J
Robinson
North
Pass
3 NT


2nd
9
7
2
5
8
6
H 10
8
9
3
H 2
Willenken
East
Pass
AP


3rd
7
K
4
Q
H 8
A
Q
J
A
H 6
Boyd
South
2 NT



4th
5
6
5
K
10
9
S 4
Q
2
7
Woolsey
West

2 H
Pass

Lead
C 9
D A
D K
D 8
H 4
C 5
S 4
H 2
Smith
North
Pass
Pass
3 D

2nd
Q
6
2
H 3
7
8
K
Q
Stewart
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
3
4
Q
K
10
3
9
B.Cohen
South
1 D
Dbl


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S K J 2
H K 5 2
D A K J 8
C A 4 3





Partscore +33 NT 302-1803 NT South -2-2003 D South -1-100


2009 USBC Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 67
N-S Vul
S 9 6
H J 9 4
D Q 10 4 3
C Q 8 7 2
Freeman
West

1 H
2 S

Lead
S Q
C A
C 3
C J
C 10
S 7
S 3
S 5
S 4
H 7
H Q
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
3 NT

2nd
6
9
5
4
H 2
2
D 3
H 5
D 8
K
Nickell
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
8
2
Q
H 8
D 2
10
A
H 6
H 3
A
Weichsel
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
K
6
K
8
7
9
J
D 4
D 10
4
Granovetter
West

1 H
2 S

Lead
S 3
H 7
H Q
H 10
S 5
C 4
D 9
C A
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
3 C

2nd
6
K
9
J
K
5
A
9
Rubin
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
A
A
S 4
C 6
10
2
2
7
Zia
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S K J 2
H K 5 2
D A K J 8
C A 4 3





Partscore +73 NT 302-1873 NT South -5-5003 C South -2-200


2009 USBC Round of 16, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 68
E-W Vul
S J 5 4 2
H A 10 8
D K 8 6
C Q J 10
Moss
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
H J
D Q
C Q
C J
C 10
Simson
North
1 D
1 S


2nd
6
4
7
5
8
K
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
8
J
3
6
A
Johnson
South
1 H
3 NT


4th
A
K
K
2
4
S 9
Parker
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
D 4
H 3
D 3
C 10
C Q
C 6
H A
H 8
H Q
Greco
North
1 D
1 S


2nd
6
A
4
S 6
5
K
S 9
2
6
Rogoff
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
10
10
3
A
J
9
J
Hampson
South
1 H
2 NT


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S Q 10 6
H Q J 9 3
D A 7
C A 7 6 3




Partscore +53 NT 302-1923 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2009 USBC Quarterfinal B, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 69
N-S Vul
S J 9 4 3
H J 6 4 2
D A Q
C K Q 7
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
H 2
D 6
S 3
C J
D 10
Willenken
North
1 C
2 H
3 NT

2nd
Q
3
A
6
2
J
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
3
10
7
K
Welland
South
1 D
2 NT


4th
7
A
4
5
A
B.Cohen
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 7
H 10
H K
S 5
S 6
D 6
Strul
North
1 C
2 H
3 H

2nd
3
7
A
4
2
Q
Smith
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
4
K
H 8
3
Becker
South
1 H
2 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A 10 2
H K Q 10 9
D J 9 7 4
C J 6
3 NT +103 NT 312-1923 NT South +1+6303 H South =+140


2009 Vanderbilt Round of 16, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 70
Both Vul
S A K 3 2
H 9 8 7 5
D 8 3
C A K 5
Grue
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
C 7
D 8
H 6
H 2
C 9
S 2
C 2
Brogeland
North

1 C
3 NT

2nd
5
4
4
7
4
10
Q
Q
Cheek
East

Pass
AP

3rd
3
A
2
10
8
J
5
3
Lindqvist
South
Pass
1 NT


4th
Q
6
J
A
K
K
7
5
Sementa
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
S Q
D 8
C 3
D 3
C 4
D Q
H K
D 10
Wold
North

1 D


2nd
2
5
4
A
5
5
6
A
S 10
Duboin
East

Pass


3rd
J
6
2
6
9
2
H 5
4
Bramley
South
Pass
1 NT


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


Par +140
3 S South
S 9 5 4
H A Q 2
D Q 10 9 2
C Q 10 7



3 NT +103 NT 322-1923 NT South =+6001 NT South +2+150


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2008 World Championship Qualifying, Round 173 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 71
None Vul
S A J 6 4
H 10 4
D K J 10 5
C A 9 2
Meckstroth
West

2 H
Pass
AP

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

Dbl
3 H


2nd
4
3
S 2
S 3
H 6
3
10
H 5
10
9
C 8
Rodwell
East

Pass
Dbl


3rd
9
K
4
7
A
A
K
A
5
Q
H 8
Asbi
South
1 NT
2 NT
3 NT


4th
J
Q
8
9
6
6
5
9
K
7
6
Gontha
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H 7
D A
D 2
D K
D J
S 4
Nickell
North

1 D



2nd
4
8
3
H 3
S 2
Bojoh
East

2 S



3rd
9
5
10
4
7
Freeman
South
Pass
2 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 7
H K J 2
D A 7 4 2
C 8 7 5 4







Partscore +53 NT 322-1973 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2008 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 72
E-W Vul
S Q J 3 2
H K 10 8
D J 6
C K 7 4 2
McNay
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
H 5
D J
S 4
D K
C J
S Q
S J
C 2
Lesniewski
North

2 C
3 C
3 NT

2nd
2
7
9
3
A
K
6
H 4
Q
Stoltz
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
10
7
10
6
8
H 3
H 6
A
Gawrys
South
1 NT
2 H
3 D


4th
K
2
Q
A
3
6
7
8
5
Fredin
West

Pass



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

Pass



2nd
6
7
8
C 2
4
4
7
4
3
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
9
8
Q
S 10
9
2
3
H 10
K
Horton
South
1 NT




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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A K
H 9 6 5 3
D K 10 8 7
C A 10 6




3 NT +83 NT 330-1973 NT South +2+4601 NT South +1+120


2008 USBC Final, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 73
Both Vul
S K J 5 4
H 9 7 4
D Q 10 9 3
C A 8
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
D A
D 2
C 6
D Q
H 9
H 8
C J
C 10
H K
H 10
Meckstroth
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
3
4
K
A
H 5
J
Q
8
K
6
S 8
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
9
10
4
C 3
A
4
Q
7
7
S 5
Rodwell
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
8
J
H 3
2
6
2
S 7
5
S 4
S 3
S 6
Freeman
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
D 2
Becker
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
9
5
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
10
Strul
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +620
4 H South
S 9 2
H A K 10 8
D A 8 2
C K 5 3 2





Partscore +63 NT 330-2033 NT South -1-1001 NT South +2+150


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 74
Both Vul
S 3 2
H K Q 6 5
D Q 10 2
C A 9 8 7
Grue
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
S 8
H 7
D Q
D 5
S 5
S A
S Q
C 6
D 2
Weinstein
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
2
3
K
7
7
C 7
C 8
3
Cheek
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
A
10
9
D 4
D 6
A
Levin
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
J
8
3
J
3
4
K
2
Rosenberg
West

1 S
AP

Lead
S 8
H 7
D Q
D 5
S 5
H 4
D 9
D 8
H 9
Spector
North

Dbl


2nd
2
3
K
3
7
5
S Q
C 3
J
Zia
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
A
10
9
10
2
C 7
Q
G.Wolpert
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +110
2 H NS
S K J 7 4
H A 9 7
D A 9 8 5
C J 6



3 NT +103 NT 340-2033 NT South +1+6301 NT South +2+150


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 75
None Vul
S A 10 7 3
H 7 6
D J 7 6
C K 10 9 2
Martel
West
Pass
2 D
Pass

Lead
D K
C 3
H 4
C Q
C 8
H 8
H 10
D 2
D 9
C K
S 7
S 8
J.Wang
North
Pass
Dbl
3 NT

2nd
6
5
A
D 4
D 5
5
K
Q
J
7
2
5
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
9
2
2
10
3
Q
7
S 9
S 6
K
A
Ao
South
1 C
2 NT


4th
A
J
6
4
A
7
S 3
C 6
10
D 3
4
Q
Lo
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
S 2
S 10
S 8
D 8
H 2
C 8
S 7
H 7
H 9
H 8
Becker
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
9
6
Q
5
2
6
D 5
C 6
4
3
D 10
A.Schwartz
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
J
K
3
Q
10
K
H 5
K
C 2
Strul
South
1 NT
2 H


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 8 6
H A K 9 5
D A 10 2
C Q 8 3







Partscore +53 NT 340-2083 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2008 USBC Semifinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 76
Both Vul
S 5 4 2
H A Q J
D A Q 6 3
C 9 4 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
H 3
C 10
D 7
C 9
D 2
C 4
C K
D 10
D K
Willenken
North

1 S
3 NT



2nd
J
J
8
Q
9
3
S 6
J
6
Rodwell
East

Pass
AP



3rd
K
5
Q
A
A
7
S 2
3
Welland
South
1 C
1 NT




4th
8
2
4
6
5
H 5
8
H 4
H.Weinstein
West

Pass
1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S 8
C A
C K
H 8
C Q
Nickell
North

1 D
Pass
1 NT


2nd
3
10
5
6
2
7
Garner
East

Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
9
2
4
Q
H 5
Freeman
South
Pass
Rdbl
1 S
2 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S K 10 7 3
H 10 8
D 10 7 2
C A K J 7





3 NT +103 NT 350-2083 NT South =+6002 NT North =+120


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 77
Both Vul
S 3 2
H K Q 6 5
D Q 10 2
C A 9 8 7
Freeman
West

1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
H 7
D Q
D 5
S 5
H J
D 9
D 8
C 6
H Q
H 6
Pszczola
North

Dbl
2 NT


2nd
2
3
K
7
7
5
S 6
C 3
10
10
C 2
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
A
10
9
8
2
C 7
A
9
C J
Lev
South
1 D
1 NT
3 NT


4th
J
2
3
J
3
A
4
6
4
4
Seamon
West

1 S
AP


Lead
H J
D Q
D 5
S 10
H 4
D 9
D 8
H 9
C 6
H Q
Meckstroth
North

Dbl



2nd
K
K
7
J
5
S 6
S 8
3
3
Mahaffey
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
A
10
Q
10
2
C 7
6
A
Rodwell
South
1 D
1 NT



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


Par +110
2 H NS
S K J 7 4
H A 9 7
D A 9 8 5
C J 6






3 NT +103 NT 360-2083 NT South =+6001 NT South +1+120


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 78
N-S Vul
S 9 4
H K 6 3
D K J 10 8
C 8 7 5 3
Lev
West

Dbl
2 H
AP

Lead
H 2
D Q
C 3
S 8
H 5
C 4
S 7
S 10
Freeman
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass


2nd
3
6
J
Q
6
10
J
C 7
Pszczola
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
K
2
K
7
5
A
2
Nickell
South
1 NT
Pass
3 NT


4th
A
4
9
4
10
Q
9
5
Rodwell
West

Pass



Lead
S A
H 2
S 9
H J
D A
Seamon
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
4
K
7
3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
4
Q
7
Mahaffey
South
1 NT




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


Par +100
3 H× East -1
S Q J 6 5
H A 10
D A Q 9
C A 6 4 2



Partscore +63 NT 360-2143 NT South -1-1001 NT South +1+120


2008 USBC Quarterfinal, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 79
None Vul
S A 10 7 3
H 7 6
D J 7 6
C K 10 9 2
G.Wolpert
West
Pass
1 D
Pass

Lead
S 4
Rosenberg
North
Pass
1 S
3 NT
Spector
East
Pass
Pass
AP
Zia
South
1 C
1 NT
Levin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
H J
D 8
H Q
C 8
S 3
S 4
C Q
H K
S 6
S 10
Grue
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
10
5
2
7
D 3
2
7
D 4
3
5
C 7
Weinstein
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
2
Q
4
K
8
9
2
C 9
A
H 9
Cheek
South
1 NT
2 H


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 8 6
H A K 9 5
D A 10 2
C Q 8 3





3 NT +73 NT 367-2143 NT South =+4002 NT South =+120


2008 USBC Round of 16, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 80
E-W Vul
S A K 3 2
H K Q
D Q J 9
C K J 9 2
Rosenberg
West

2 D
2 H
Pass

Lead
H J
D Q
D J
D 9
S 6
C 2
Milgrim
North

Dbl
Dbl
3 NT

2nd
Q
2
5
A
5
Zia
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
4
6
10
10
Aker
South
Pass
Pass
2 NT


4th
3
7
3
C 6
A
B.Blanchard
West

Pass
1 H
AP

Lead
H 8
H 7
D 8
C 2
D A
D 2
Weinstein
North

1 C
Dbl


2nd
3
K
4
A
6
10
S.Blanchard
East

Pass
1 S


3rd
A
C 7
7
5
3
Levin
South
Pass
Pass
3 C


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 9 5
H 9 5 4 3
D K 10 6 4
C Q 10 5

3 NT +103 NT 377-2143 NT South =+4003 C North -1-50


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2008 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 81
E-W Vul
S J 5 3 2
H Q 4
D 10 8 6 3
C K 10 7
Gierulski
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 2
H 7
D 3
C 6
H 3
H K
C 3
C 7
Helness
North

1 S
3 NT


2nd
4
6
9
8
A
J
2
J
Skrzypczak
East

Pass
AP


3rd
9
Q
K
10
8
D 6
K
A
Helgemo
South
1 C
2 NT



4th
10
5
7
Q
S 2
S 6
4
9
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
C 3
D J
D 9
C 9
D 8
S K
S 7
Jassem
North

1 D
2 C
2 NT

2nd
2
2
4
2
K
A
10
Bates
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
10
5
Q
4
K
4
Martens
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 10
H A K 10 7
D K 4 2
C A 6 5 3



3 NT +73 NT 384-2143 NT South =+4002 NT South =+120


2008 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 82
E-W Vul
S J 5 4
H 9 6 5 3
D Q 7 5 2
C 9 5
Katz
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
D J
D K
D 10
S 7
C 8
S A
S 2
D A
S 9
C 2
H K
Ekeblad
North
Pass
1 D
3 C
3 S


2nd
5
6
H 4
H 2
3
A
K
C 3
4
8
K
J
Jacobs
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
5
7
4
6
5
J
H 8
H 10
10
6
Rubin
South
1 C
2 NT
3 D
3 NT


4th
J
3
8
9
10
9
6
Q
Q
H 3
H 5
A
Verhees
West
Pass
Pass




Lead
H J
D K
D J
D 10
S 6
S 3
S Q
H K
S 10
C 8
D 4
C 9
Levin
North
Pass
Pass




2nd
3
6
H 2
C 6
2
5
A
8
8
A
C 10
Jansma
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
7
2
5
7
K
9
H 4
6
C 3
4
Q
Weinstein
South
2 NT





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


Par +90
2 D NS
S A 8 7 2
H K Q
D K J 10 4
C A K J









Partscore +53 NT 384-2193 NT South -1-502 NT South =+120


2008 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 83
N-S Vul
S K 9 6 5
H J 3
D A 7 4 2
C K 5 4
Martens
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

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

1 S
2 NT


2nd
4
A
A
10
H 5
9
9
D 3
10
4
J
Jassem
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
5
5
2
8
H 9
3
A
D 2
8
K
Onstott
South
1 C
1 NT
3 NT


4th
Q
7
9
3
J
H 2
8
7
D 6
J
A
Sadek
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
S Q
C 7
S 6
D 5
D K
C J
S 2
S K
D A
H 3
Gierulski
North

Rdbl
1 S


2nd
4
A
K
10
9
4
5
4
H 9
8
10
El Ahmady
East
Pass
1 H
Pass


3rd
9
5
2
8
Q
3
D 6
9
H 2
H 4
A
Skrzypczak
South
1 C
Pass
1 NT


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S Q 8 2
H A 7 4 2
D J 9
C A Q 6 3






Partscore +73 NT 384-2263 NT South -2-2001 NT South =+90


2007 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 84
Both Vul
S 9 6 5
H A 8 3 2
D 7 6
C K Q 7 2
Mahaffey
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
H 9
C 6
H 3
D 2
D 4
H 4
H 8
C Q
S 5
C 8
Cayne
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
2
5
9
7
6
A
6
S 2
S K
8
7
Lair
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
J
10
K
9
A
S 3
D 5
J
Seamon
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
A
J
K
K
3
7
Q
C 3
5
Q
Nunes
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
H 9
C 6
S 5
H K
H 6
H 8
C Q
C 7
Zhao
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT

2nd
2
5
9
2
3
A
D 4
D 8
S 8
Fantoni
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
J
3
7
Q
D 3
D 5
S 7
Fu
South
1 NT
2 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A J 7 3
H 10 9 4
D A Q 5 3
C A 9





Partscore +63 NT 384-2323 NT South -1-1002 NT South =+120


2007 USBC Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 85
None Vul
S K J 10 2
H Q 7
D A 9 7 2
C 9 5 3
Rubin
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
H 5
C 9
H 4
H J
S Q
S 3
S J
C 3
Berkowitz
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
10
6
2
7
A
6
8
D 6
10
Ekeblad
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
8
K
10
3
2
K
D 5
Q
Cohen
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
5
Q
A
2
D 2
7
C 4
9
6
Krekorian
West

Pass


Lead
D Q
S 5
S 2
C 4
C 6
D 5
C J
D 6
Stansby
North

Pass


2nd
2
4
A
K
9
8
7
4
Casen
East

Pass


3rd
3
J
3
A
10
9
S 8
J
Martel
South
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S Q 5 3
H A 6 2
D K 5 4
C K Q 8 7



Partscore +53 NT 384-2373 NT South -1-501 NT South +2+150


2007 USBC Semifinal, Segment 83 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 86
None Vul
S Q 7 6
H J 4 3 2
D 9 5
C A Q 8 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S 2
C 3
H 2
C K
S 8
C A
H 3
Cohler
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
6
4
6
5
5
5
10
A
Rodwell
East
1 H
AP

3rd
10
7
9
10
2
Q
D 2
8
Baze
South
1 NT


4th
J
K
Q
6
4
H 7
7
Bramley
West

Pass

Lead
C 10
S J
C 4
H 2
S 10
C A
H 3
Hamman
North
Pass
1 NT

2nd
K
5
6
A
2
3
5
Lazard
East
1 H
AP

3rd
7
6
J
8
3
D 2
10
Soloway
South
Dbl


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A J 8 2
H K 10 8
D A 10 8 2
C K 6

3 NT +73 NT 391-2373 NT South =+4001 NT North +1+120


2007 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 87
E-W Vul
S 5 4
H K 10 6 2
D Q J 9
C Q 10 8 6
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 9
D 2
D 7
D 5
C 6
D 10
C K
C 3
C 10
S 5
S K
Lauria
North

2 C
2 NT


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

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
J
A
3
A
H 2
8
Q
H 3
A
H 6
Versace
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
Q
K
9
6
4
H 5
2
7
H J
6
H 9
Nunes
West

Pass



Lead
S 10
D 4
D 7
D 5
C 6
D 10
C K
Balicki
North

Pass



2nd
4
8
2
Q
2
S 2
J
Fantoni
East

Pass



3rd
J
J
A
3
A
H 2
Zmudzinski
South
1 NT




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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A K Q 7
H 4 3
D 10 6 4 2
C A K 3






3 NT +63 NT 397-2373 NT South =+4001 NT South +2+150


2006 USBC Round of 32, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 88
Both Vul
S J 7 3 2
H K 10 9 5
D 9 6 2
C K 2
Ornstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
H 3
C 4
D 2
H 4
C 9
C 10
H J
D 9
Sontag
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT


2nd
2
2
6
4
6
J
S 4
7
5
Stansby
East
1 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
10
8
Q
9
5
S 3
K
J
Bates
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
A
Q
K
3
A
S 2
7
S 8
10
Feldman
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
H 8
D 4
H J
D 5
H 3
H K
C K
C 2
C J
C 10
S A
D A
Greenberg
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
9
Q
2
J
7
C 7
9
Q
8
S 4
9
Bramley
East
1 C
Pass



3rd
Q
3
5
10
10
S 6
6
A
S 2
D 9
3
Hand
South
1 NT




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


Par +620
4 H North
S A 6
H J 4 3
D A Q J 7
C A J 10 6







3 NT +93 NT 406-2373 NT South =+6001 NT South +4+210


2006 World Championship Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 89
E-W Vul
S K Q 2
H 7 5 2
D K J 2
C 10 9 3 2
I.Yadlin
West

Pass


Lead
H Q
D 4
H 3
D 7
C 10
H J
H 10
S 7
S 3
D 2
Fredin
North

3 NT


2nd
2
5
K
8
4
7
C 2
K
10
S 5
D.Yadlin
East
Pass
AP


3rd
6
J
8
K
8
C 7
C 5
A
J
A
Lindkvist
South
1 NT



4th
A
Q
5
6
Q
4
9
4
Q
3
Bertheau
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H Q
D 4
H 3
D 7
C 10
H J
H 10
C 6
S 5
C 9
Ozdil
North

2 C
2 NT

2nd
2
3
K
5
4
7
C 2
3
10
S 3
Nystrom
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
J
8
K
8
C 5
C 7
A
J
K
Ginossar
South
1 NT
2 H


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


Par +140
3 H South
S 10 4
H A K 9 4
D A 9 7 4
C K J 8




Partscore +23 NT 406-2393 NT South -4-2002 NT South -3-150


2006 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 90
N-S Vul
S Q 8 7 5
H 9 8 4 3
D 9 8 4
C 10 2
I.Yadlin
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C 6
S 4
C 7
C 5
D A
D K
D 5
C Q
H 2
D 7
Hansen
North

3 C


2nd
5
J
7
K
S 8
3
6
J
8
A
S 2
D.Yadlin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
2
9
10
9
4
8
9
S 10
K
M.Bilde
South
2 NT
3 NT


4th
K
4
A
3
A
2
10
Q
H 3
4
K.Blakset
West

Pass


Lead
S 2
Ozdil
North

Pass
L.Blakset
East
Pass
Pass
Ginossar
South
2 NT
S J 10 4 3 2
H K 7
D J 6 3
C K J 5
TableS 9 6
H Q J 6 2
D Q 10 2
C Q 9 4 3


Par +110
2 S NS
S A K
H A 10 5
D A K 7 5
C A 8 7 6





Partscore +83 NT 406-2473 NT South -2-2002 NT South =+120


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2006 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 91
None Vul
S A 10 6
H A 7 4 3
D Q J 8
C 8 5 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
D 4
C 8
D J
D 2
H Q
H K
Mittelman
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
4
5
7
H 2
8
5
9
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
Q
3
3
C 2
3
A
Delmonte
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
A
7
6
K
10
6
8
Shugart
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
S Q
D 3
S 4
S 9
H 3
H Q
D 4
C K
D 2
H A
C 4
Fallenius
North

Dbl
1 NT

2nd
K
K
10
7
2
9
A
8
Q
8
2
Brogeland
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
J
J
2
K
4
8
9
C 7
C 10
J
Welland
South
1 C
1 H


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 7 3
H K Q
D 10 9 4 3
C A J 10 3





3 NT +73 NT 413-2473 NT South =+4001 NT North +1+120


2005 Bermuda Bowl Quarterfinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 92
E-W Vul
S J 5 3
H 8 7 3
D A Q J 3
C K 7 5
Sadek
West
Pass
2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
S 7
D 6
H 3
D K
D 2
D A
H 7
H A
H 6
S Q
C A
Sylvan
North
1 C
Pass
3 D


2nd
3
K
4
4
5
9
C Q
5
S 6
C 2
C 8
9
El Ahmady
East
1 NT
2 S
Pass


3rd
A
2
Q
Q
3
J
C 6
J
8
C 5
9
4
Sundelin
South
Dbl
Dbl
3 NT


4th
8
5
7
2
8
C 3
10
9
K
10
J
7
Fredin
West





Lead
H 9
Hishmat
North
Lindkvist
East
Nadim
South
S 10 9 6 4 2
H 9 2
D 10 9 5 4
C 4 2
TableS A Q 7
H K 10 5 4
D 8 7
C A Q J 3


Par +400
3 NT NS
S K 8
H A Q J 6
D K 6 2
C 10 9 8 6








3 NT +103 NT 423-2473 NT South =+4002 S South -1-50


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 93
Both Vul
S 6 5 4 2
H Q J 8
D A Q 9 4
C K 10
Sadek
West
Kholomeev
North
El Ahmady
East
Zlotov
South
Dubinin
West

Pass

Lead
S A
H A
H 9
C K
C 10
C Q
H 6
S J
S 7
C J
Nadim
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
3
3
5
5
4
6
D 3
2
Q
D 9
Gromov
East
Dbl
Pass

3rd
8
7
10
8
A
S 5
Q
K
D 6
H 2
Hishmat
South
Rdbl


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


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



Partscore +83 NT 423-2553 NT South -1-1001 D×× North =+230


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 103 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 94
E-W Vul
S 9 5 4 2
H 7 5 3
D K Q
C A 10 8 2
Fu
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 9
H 6
C Q
C 10
H 10
H 8
S K
D 3
D K
C 8
C 2
Pessoa
North

1 S
3 NT

2nd
3
A
K
J
S 8
S 2
A
6
8
S 3
D 2
Zhao
East

Pass
AP

3rd
Q
4
A
3
J
K
6
Q
4
4
9
Castanheira
South
1 D
1 NT


4th
2
5
7
6
7
S J
4
5
7
5
Paz
West

Pass


Lead
H 8
H K
C Q
C 10
H 10
H 9
D 6
C 8
L.Yang
North

Pass


2nd
3
A
K
J
S 8
S 2
K
S 3
Luis
East

Pass


3rd
Q
4
A
3
J
6
2
Dai
South
1 NT



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


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





Partscore +53 NT 423-2603 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 113 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 95
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 4
H 9 8 7 6
D 8 6
C Q 4 3
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
H K
C 8
H Q
H 3
S K
S Q
H 9
Villas-Boas
North
Pass
1 H
3 H


2nd
6
A
3
10
C 6
6
7
4
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
6
10
7
8
3
5
D 7
Chagas
South
1 C
2 NT
3 NT


4th
A
5
K
2
J
4
A
Branco
West

Pass
AP


Lead
C 2
D 8
C 6
D A
D 7
H 6
S 3
H 7
Nickell
North
Pass
1 H



2nd
Q
3
3
2
9
2
A
P.Branco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
J
9
6
C 4
K
2
Freeman
South
1 D
2 C



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


Par +110
2 H NS
S 7 6
H K Q 3
D A J 10 7
C A K J 7



Partscore +43 NT 423-2643 NT South -1-502 C South =+90


2005 Bermuda Bowl Semifinal, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 96
N-S Vul
S K 10 2
H J 4
D Q 7 3 2
C 7 6 4 2
Moss
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 4
C 2
D 10
C K
C J
C 10
S 9
S J
H J
D 8
H A
H K
Freeman
North
Pass
1 D
3 NT

2nd
Q
A
A
3
8
S 5
A
K
2
3
3
6
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
AP

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


4th
5
9
2
Q
H 9
S 6
7
4
Q
K
7
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
C 2
C J
H 7
C 10
C 5
D 2
H K
D K
D 5
D 7
Rubin
North
Pass
1 D


2nd
J
Q
3
A
8
H Q
6
S 5
8
9
S 6
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
5
K
4
6
6
7
A
S 2
3
Q
S 4
Ekeblad
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par +500
4 H× East -3
S 9 8 4
H A K 10
D A K 5
C K J 10 5






3 NT +93 NT 432-2643 NT South =+6001 NT South +3+180


2005 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 173 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 97
N-S Vul
S Q 4 2
H A 8 5
D Q J 7
C K 6 4 3
Bertheau
West



Lead
H 6
El Kourdy
North
Nystrom
East
Dagher
South
El Ahmady
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
D 7
D 5
S J
S 6
S 5
H 2
D J
C K
Sundelin
North

1 NT

2nd
7
2
6
K
2
D 9
3
4
8
Sadek
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
Q
A
9
C J
Q
H 9
5
Sylvan
South
1 C


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 8 7
H 10 9 3
D K 9 5
C A Q 7 5


Partscore +53 NT 432-2693 NT South -1-501 NT North +1+120


2005 USBC Semifinal, Segment 83 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 98
E-W Vul
S A 7 5
H A 10
D 8 7 4 2
C K 8 3 2
Fallenius
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
D A
D 6
C 6
D 7
S 6
S 7
C 10
C 9
H 5
D 8
S 9
Boyd
North

2 D
3 NT

2nd
5
J
H 3
J
Q
J
H 2
3
2
A
H J
3
Welland
East

Pass
AP

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


4th
K
3
10
K
H 4
D 5
Q
7
H 7
8
H 6
C A
Feldman
West

Pass


Lead
S 2
D K
D 6
H J
S 6
S 5
H 6
D 4
D A
S 8
Rosenberg
North

Pass


2nd
7
J
H 5
Q
J
C 5
A
5
S 4
Bramley
East

Pass


3rd
10
2
8
3
A
9
2
9
7
Zia
South
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 9 8 6
H Q 8 7
D A K 9 6
C J 7







Partscore +53 NT 432-2743 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2005 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 99
Both Vul
S J 9 7 2
H K 8 7
D J 8 2
C A 4 3
S.Cohen
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
S J
D 6
S 3
C 10
S 2
S 10
D K
D Q
H 2
C J
Berkowitz
North
Pass
2 NT


2nd
J
A
A
8
8
4
D 10
C 6
H 10
A
4
Compton
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
5
5
9
2
Q
7
8
C 3
7
Q
Cohen
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
4
6
2
K
A
D 7
H 3
H 4
H 5
6
K
Becker
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 10
S J
D 3
S 10
H 6
D 7
Casen
North
Pass
2 C
3 S

2nd
J
K
A
6
2
8
Schwartz
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
3
9
2
A
S 4
Krekorian
South
1 NT
2 S


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


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





3 NT +103 NT 442-2743 NT South +1+6303 S South =+140


2005 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 100
E-W Vul
S K Q 4
H 5 3
D Q 9 8 3
C K 8 6 2
Cohen
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
C 3
S 6
C 9
D Q
C 10
C 4
Wold
North

3 NT

2nd
2
A
A
K
2
8
H 3
Berkowitz
East

AP

3rd
J
Q
4
D 4
7
H 4
S 3
Passell
South
1 NT


4th
7
6
5
D 5
K
H 2
D 10
Schneider
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S 7
D 3
S 2
D Q
D 9
D 7
H 3
C 7
Becker
North

1 NT

2nd
6
K
2
Q
4
J
C 4
4
9
Baze
East

AP

3rd
A
5
10
10
5
A
8
10
Schwartz
South
1 D


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


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


Partscore +63 NT 442-2803 NT South -1-501 NT North +3+180

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