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Three Notrump vs Partscore

No 5-card suit, 23 HCP, Good spots

A total of 16 cases occurred in 40,069 deals from 72 major events 1996-2014.
Cases with swings of 2+ IMPs are shown here, most recent first.


2013 USBC Round of 16, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 1
E-W Vul
S K J 8 4
H 4 2
D Q J 10
C K 9 4 2
G.Wolpert
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 6
C 2
D 5
C 4
S 6
H 9
D 2
S 9
D 9
Hamman
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
10
6
J
5
3
10
Q
2
H 6
Kranyak
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
J
7
A
8
J
K
4
J.Lall
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
4
Q
8
3
10
2
A
A
Hurd
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
H 9
D 2
C 2
D 6
C 4
S 5
C K
C 9
D 10
H A
Dwyer
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
2
10
Q
6
J
5
3
8
H 7
K
5
Wooldridge
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
3
J
7
A
J
10
S 6
A
S 4
Bathurst
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +420
4 S NS
S 9 6 5
H A 10 8 6
D A 8 4
C A J 10





Partscore +5Partscore 5-03 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


2012 World Championship Round of 16, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 2
None Vul
S A 7 3
H Q 9 7 2
D K 6 5
C Q J 10
Rombaut
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 6
H 2
S Q
C 7
S 9
S 7
S J
H 6
C 3
S 8
Muller
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
10
3
6
A
D 2
4
D Q
K
Q
Lorenzini
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
3
2
A
10
D 5
7
K
de Wijs
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
9
10
K
J
2
D 10
5
4
D 3
Drijver
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
H 6
D 2
D 7
D Q
C Q
S A
S 3
H 4
C A
S J
Bompis
North

1 H
2 NT

2nd
9
K
5
4
K
5
5
K
A
6
Brink
East

Pass
AP

3rd
6
2
J
A
S 4
9
10
Q
10
10
Quantin
South
1 D
1 S


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


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





Partscore +6Partscore 11-03 NT South -2-1002 NT North +1+150


2012 Spingold Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 3
E-W Vul
S K J 8 4
H A 10 4 2
D A 7
C J 10 8
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 5
C J
H 2
H 9
H A
H 4
C 8
D J
C Q
D.Clerkin
North

Dbl
3 NT

2nd
7
8
2
3
10
7
S 7
4
S 2
K
Moss
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
3
Q
5
8
S 3
A
S 4
9
J.Clerkin
South
Pass
2 NT


4th
2
A
7
K
6
J
D 4
6
K
10
Ekeblad
West

Pass
AP

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

Dbl


2nd
4
J
5
4
A
10
H 6
8
H 3
2
Weichsel
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
6
8
A
D 8
3
S 9
J
H Q
A
Greco
South
Pass
1 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT North
S 10 3
H Q 8 6
D J 10 8 2
C A K 5 3




3 NT +7Partscore 11-73 NT South =+4001 NT South =+90


2012 Vanderbilt Semifinal, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 4
None Vul
S K 10 4 2
H K 10 8 2
D J 2
C A 10 2
Cheek
West

1 S
2 D
AP

Lead
D 9
S 8
C Q
H 2
S 9
C 10
C 5
H J
H 10
H 8
D J
Friedland
North

Dbl
3 D


2nd
2
7
4
5
J
K
J
Q
9
D 4
7
Grue
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
6
2
6
A
K
3
8
K
4
S 3
Q
Dahl
South
1 C
Pass
3 NT


4th
10
Q
A
3
D 3
9
2
6
7
S 5
Falk
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
S 8
D 8
S 3
H 2
C 9
D 4
S 9
D.Wolpert
North

1 H
2 S


2nd
J
5
10
6
5
2
Q
Lusky
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
2
5
10
J
K
H 3
Amoils
South
1 C
1 NT
2 NT


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S 9 8 3
H A J 4
D A Q 10
C J 7 4 3






3 NT +73 NT 14-113 NT South +2+4602 NT South +1+150


2011 Bermuda Bowl Final, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 5
N-S Vul
S 10 6 4
H Q 8 4
D Q 9 6
C A K 10 5
Bathurst
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
S J
D 5
C 4
D 4
D 3
C 6
C K
C 5
Muller
North

3 NT

2nd
4
5
J
2
10
Q
J
8
Zagorin
East

AP

3rd
9
7
8
10
A
2
A
7
de Wijs
South
1 NT


4th
2
6
6
Q
9
K
3
H 2
Drijver
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
D K
D J
C 4
C 5
Hurd
North

1 NT

2nd
10
8
3
2
8
Brink
East

AP

3rd
2
6
9
A
9
Wooldridge
South
1 C


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


Par +120
2 NT North
S A 8 5 2
H A 10
D K J 10
C 9 7 6 4


Partscore +8Partscore 19-143 NT South -2-2001 NT North +1+120


2011 Bermuda Bowl Playoff, Segment 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 6
N-S Vul
S 10 6 4
H Q 8 4
D Q 9 6
C A K 10 5
Bocchi
West

Pass

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

3 NT

2nd
4
2
2
A
J
2
10
D Q
8
Madala
East

AP

3rd
J
10
3
7
A
K
C 8
D 4
K
Stansby
South
1 NT


4th
A
Q
4
6
3
A
5
8
10
Fleisher
West

Pass

Lead
D 7
C 4
D 2
D 8
S 6
D 5
S J
C J
Lauria
North

2 NT

2nd
J
2
K
Q
9
C 6
5
A
Kamil
East

AP

3rd
3
10
A
4
2
H 2
Q
3
Versace
South
1 C


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


Par +120
2 NT North
S A 8 5 2
H A 10
D K J 10
C 9 7 6 4


Partscore +3Partscore 22-143 NT South -2-2002 NT North -1-100


2011 Vanderbilt Final, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 7
E-W Vul
S 8 6
H A K J 9
D A 10 9
C K 10 7 4
Stansby
West

1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
C 4
D 6
S 10
D 7
H 9
H 8
H J
D 10
S 3
D 8
C J
Delmonte
North

Dbl
2 NT
Pass

2nd
K
2
9
J
A
3
S 4
10
K
A
C 3
5
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

3rd
6
8
Q
Q
2
Q
A
S 5
5
2
C 7
K
Bakhshi
South
Pass
1 NT
3 NT
AP

4th
2
A
4
6
3
4
5
S 7
J
8
C 6
9
Cheek
West

1 S
AP


Lead
H 7
C 4
D J
D 10
H 3
D 9
S 10
C 5
Levin
North

Dbl



2nd
A
2
A
Q
2
K
J
K
Grue
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
J
2
3
4
4
Q
6
Weinstein
South
Pass
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A J 9 5
H Q 8 2
D 8 5 4 3
C J 8








Partscore +6Partscore 28-143 NT× South -1-1001 NT South +1+120


2008 World Championship Final, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 8
None Vul
S J 4
H A 8 6 5
D 9 5 4
C A K 9 2
Duboin
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
D 2
S 2
D 6
H 3
C 7
D 9
C Q
Townsend
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
J
Q
4
A
5
3
K
10
Sementa
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
K
4
7
5
2
A
8
Gold
South
3 NT


4th
A
3
Q
7
J
J
H 4
Malinowski
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
C 7
H 5
D A
D Q
C 3
D K
Versace
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
J
6
2
4
5
2
8
Sandqvist
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
K
A
J
7
3
J
H 3
Lauria
South
2 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A Q 9 6
H K J 10
D J 8 6 2
C 10 7

3 NT +7Partscore 28-213 NT South +1+4302 NT South =+120


2008 Vanderbilt Quarterfinal, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 9
E-W Vul
S J 10 8 3
H 8 5 4
D A 9 2
C K 5 2
Weichsel
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
C J
H 9
C Q
C 3
S J
C 6
D J
D 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
1 S
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
4
7
A
4
9
4
D 6
3
7
Lesniewski
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
6
5
K
K
H 8
A
10
Zia
South
1 C
1 NT
3 C


4th
J
A
5
8
10
5
D 5
4
Q
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
C 9
S 9
D 7
H 4
C 7
C 3
D 4
C 6
D 10
S K
S 6
Verhees
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
2
2
J
2
5
4
K
H 3
3
5
Q
Levin
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
3
Q
J
10
K
6
D 9
H 5
8
Jansma
South
1 NT




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


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






Partscore +6Partscore 34-213 NT South -2-1001 NT South +2+150


2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 13 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 10
E-W Vul
S A 5 4 2
H 7 6 5 2
D A Q
C 10 8 6
Armannsson
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
D 2
S 2
D 9
H 2
D K
D J
S 7
S 8
S 5
H 5
Nunes
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
10
5
6
A
4
C 6
C 8
4
3
H 8
K
Jorgensen
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
J
6
10
7
8
9
A
C 9
9
Fantoni
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


4th
K
3
Q
4
A
10
C 2
K
10
C 5
3
Lauria
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C J
S 8
S 2
D J
S 4
C 2
H 2
D 6
H 5
D K
M.Magnusson
North

1 H
2 S


2nd
A
3
9
Q
10
5
K
4
4
S 5
Versace
East

Pass
AP


3rd
3
A
J
3
K
10
9
9
10
7
Thorvaldsson
South
1 C
1 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K J 8
H Q 10 9
D 10 4 2
C A K 9 2






Partscore +5Partscore 39-213 NT South -1-502 S North +1+140


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2004 Olympiad Qualifying, Round 173 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 11
N-S Vul
S A K 7 6
H A K 9 3
D 7 5 2
C Q 7
v.Prooijen
West

3 D
AP

Lead
D 3
D 6
S 10
S K
S 6
D Q
D 10
D 8
H Q
C 7
S 9
H 7
Abzianidze
North

Dbl


2nd
2
K
2
J
Q
C 2
C 8
C 10
5
5
C 9
C J
Brink
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
A
4
A
8
3
J
H 6
H 8
C 4
A
C Q
K
Beriashvili
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
9
5
5
4
C 3
7
H 3
S 7
A
6
H 2
4
Goshadze
West

Pass
2 C

Lead
H 8
D 2
D 6
H 10
D 7
H 7
C 5
S 8
S K
H 9
Verhees
North

Dbl
2 S

2nd
A
A
K
6
8
C 3
A
2
J
Q
Chechelashvili
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
2
9
3
K
S 3
3
4
A
9
S 10
Jansma
South
Pass
1 S


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


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







Partscore +8Partscore 47-213 NT South -2-2002 S South +1+140


2004 USBC Semifinal, Segment 73 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 12
Both Vul
S K 10 7 3
H Q 6
D A 7 5
C K J 9 8
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
C 7
S 3
C A
S 8
S 2
S K
C K
H Q
Martel
North

1 C
1 S
3 NT

2nd
8
6
4
J
7
H 2
9
2
K
Soloway
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
9
Q
5
5
10
D 2
D 4
A
Stansby
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT


4th
Q
4
A
H 3
J
6
D 3
H 4
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D Q
H Q
S Q
C 3
C 9
D J
Rodwell
North

1 D
1 S


2nd
5
2
K
A
8
2
7
Weichsel
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
K
6
A
3
5
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
1 H
1 NT


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


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




3 NT +10Partscore 47-313 NT South +1+6301 NT South +2+150


2000 Olympiad Quarterfinal, Segment 53 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 13
E-W Vul
S A 9 5 3
H Q 10 8
D 10 9 8 6
C Q 6
Zmudzinski
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
H 2
D 8
H 3
H 8
S Q
C Q
C 6
H K
C K
Thorvaldsson
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
6
4
4
J
5
A
3
5
D K
9
Balicki
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
10
A
Q
7
2
2
A
D 9
S 3
T.Jonsson
South
1 NT
2 H


4th
J
9
3
6
A
4
4
7
C 8
S 6
M.Magnusson
West
1 D
Pass


Lead
D 4
D J
H 5
D 10
S J
S Q
H 10
H 4
Kwiecien
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
A
5
2
7
3
A
6
8
Ingimarsson
East
1 S
AP


3rd
3
8
J
S 4
2
6
3
9
Pszczola
South
Dbl



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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S 10 8 4
H K 7 3 2
D A J
C A K 10 2




3 NT +6Partscore 47-373 NT South =+4001 NT North +2+150


1997 Team Trials Playoff, Segment 63 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 14
N-S Vul
S 10 6
H A 10 7 5
D A K 5
C Q J 10 4
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
H A
H 5
D 10
C Q
D 2
C 7
C 5
Lev
North
1 C
2 H
3 D


2nd
A
2
6
Q
2
5
8
S 3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
3
Q
K
6
S 2
J
S 4
Glubok
South
1 H
2 S
3 NT


4th
4
9
C 3
6
A
9
K
10
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D 2
S 6
C 6
D 3
S 10
C 7
D Q
S 9
C J
C 10
S Q
Freeman
North
1 C
2 H
3 H


2nd
A
2
3
10
5
A
5
H 10
5
H 2
H 5
Katz
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
A
Q
J
K
4
S J
C 9
S 8
H 3
H 6
Nickell
South
1 H
2 S



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


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






3 NT +3Partscore 47-403 NT South -1-1003 H South -2-200
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