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Three Notrump vs Partscore

No 5-card suit, 22 HCP, Poor spots

A total of 4 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 USBC Round of 16, Segment 43 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 1
E-W Vul
S K Q 9 3
H 7 5
D J 9 8 2
C 7 5 3
Gu
West

2 S
3 C
AP

Lead
C Q
S J
C 6
C 4
C 9
D 5
D 6
Boyd
North

Dbl
Pass


2nd
3
A
5
D 3
D 2
8
Q
Lair
East
Pass
2 NT
Pass


3rd
J
3
10
K
8
A
K
Robinson
South
1 NT
Pass
3 NT


4th
A
2
2
7
D 4
7
9
Smith
West
Cheek
North
Garner
East
Bertens
South
S A 10 8 6 5
H J 8
D K 5
C K Q 9 6
TableS 2
H 10 9 6 3 2
D A 10 6
C J 10 8 4


Par -110
3 C EW
S J 7 4
H A K Q 4
D Q 7 4 3
C A 2


Partscore +5Partscore 5-03 NT South -2-1001 NT South =+90


2009 Bermuda Bowl Qualifying, Round 173 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 2
N-S Vul
S Q 10 6 2
H J 5 3
D A K 9 6
C J 8
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
C Q
D J
S 2
H 8
C K
C 10
C 5
C 4
H 7
S 4
Pellegrini
North

1 D
3 S


2nd
8
A
Q
8
3
7
S 3
H 4
D 5
K
Hamman
East

3 C
Pass


3rd
9
2
A
K
A
D 2
S 9
S 7
D 7
9
Ravenna
South
Pass
Dbl
3 NT


4th
3
J
3
A
2
S 6
H 5
D 6
D 9
J
Bianchedi
West

Pass
Pass


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

1 S
2 D


2nd
8
K
A
J
7
4
6
Q
3
C 4
K
Muzzio
East

2 C
AP


3rd
9
8
2
Q
10
9
Q
5
5
D 8
C 5
Meckstroth
South
1 D
Dbl



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


Par -90
2 C EW
S K 4 3
H K 6 4 2
D J 8 5
C A 7 3






Partscore +5Partscore 10-03 NT South -4-4002 D South -2-200


2002 USBC Semifinal, Segment 33 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 3
N-S Vul
S Q 4 3 2
H Q 7 4
D 6 5 2
C K 9 3
Schwartz
West
Pass
2 D
Pass

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

2nd
2
K
2
Q
8
C 2
10
6
S 5
8
10
Becker
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
A
3
Q
4
4
7
K
A
C 9
6
A
Gitelman
South
1 NT
3 C


4th
10
5
K
6
3
10
8
7
9
2
3
Fallenius
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 2
H 6
H 3
C 5
D 2
H J
H 5
S K
S 7
C Q
C 4
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
2
A
10
9
D 8
S 6
8
10
9
7
Welland
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
8
Q
8
K
K
7
D 5
5
A
S 9
S 4
Zia
South
1 NT



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


Par +90
1 NT North
S 10 8
H A J 6 5
D K Q 10
C A J 5 4






Partscore +9Partscore 19-03 NT South -3-3001 NT South =+90


2000 Olympiad Semifinal, Segment 23 NT NSPartscore NS
Case 4
None Vul
S J 7 6
H A 3
D A J 8 2
C A K Q 5
Katz
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
S K
S A
S 2
H J
C A
C K
Jassem
North

Dbl
Dbl


2nd
6
7
J
H 3
A
10
9
Garner
East

3 H
Pass


3rd
3
9
5
C 2
8
3
6
Tuszynski
South
Pass
Pass
3 NT


4th
8
4
10
H 2
6
4
8
Kwiecien
West

1 H
Pass
Pass
Berkowitz
North

Dbl
Dbl
3 C
Pszczola
East

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


Par +300
4 H× EW -2
S 10 8 4
H 6 2
D Q 10 7 3
C J 7 6 3


3 NT +7Partscore 19-73 NT South =+4003 C North =+110
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