Main     Match AU10 by Richard Pavlicek    

2005 USBC

Ekeblad vs. Welland

BoardEkeblad NSScoreWelland NSScoreIMP ResultState of Match
14 S East +1-4502 S West +1-140Welland +7Welland 7-0
22 H North =+1102 C West =-90Ekeblad +5Welland 7-5
33 NT West +2-6603 NT West +2-660TieWelland 7-5
41 NT East -2+2001 NT East -2+200TieWelland 7-5
54 S East =-4204 D West +1-150Welland +7Welland 14-5
65 S North +1+4806 S South =+980Welland +11Welland 25-5
71 D North =+703 H South -1-100Ekeblad +5Welland 25-10
84 H West +1-4504 H East +1-450TieWelland 25-10
93 NT South +1+4303 NT South +1+430TieWelland 25-10
103 NT South +1+6303 NT South +1+630TieWelland 25-10
113 NT South +2+4603 NT South +1+430Ekeblad +1Welland 25-11
124 H South +2+6804 H South +1+650Ekeblad +1Welland 25-12
134 H× East -2+5003 D West +1-130Ekeblad +12Welland 25-24
143 NT North -2-1003 NT North -2-100TieWelland 25-24
155 C South -2-2003 H West -1+50Welland +6Welland 31-24

161 S West -1+1002 H South =+110TieWelland 31-24
171 NT West +1-1202 H East =-110TieWelland 31-24
184 H East =-4204 H West =-420TieWelland 31-24
197 S South =+15107 S South =+1510TieWelland 31-24
204 S North -2-2004 H South +1+650Welland +13Welland 44-24
211 NT North -1-1003 NT East -1+50Welland +4Welland 48-24
224 S East =-6204 S East +1-650Ekeblad +1Welland 48-25
233 H South -1-1002 H North +1+140Welland +6Welland 54-25
244 C East =-1305 S× East -3+500Welland +12Welland 66-25
254 S North -1-504 S North -1-50TieWelland 66-25
263 S East +1-1704 S East +1-650Ekeblad +10Welland 66-35
273 D North +1+1303 S West -2+100Ekeblad +1Welland 66-36
283 S West -1+502 D North =+90Welland +1Welland 67-36
294 H West +1-6504 H West +1-650TieWelland 67-36
304 H North -2-1003 D West =-110TieWelland 67-36

312 S West =-1101 NT West =-90Welland +1Welland 68-36
323 NT West -2+2003 NT West -2+200TieWelland 68-36
334 S× South -3-5003 S South -2-100Welland +9Welland 77-36
343 NT West =-4003 NT West =-400TieWelland 77-36
353 D West =-1102 D West +2-130Ekeblad +1Welland 77-37
364 S North -2-2004 S South -1-100Welland +3Welland 80-37
374 C North =+1305 C North -1-100Ekeblad +6Welland 80-43
383 H North +1+1704 H South -1-50Ekeblad +6Welland 80-49
393 NT West -1+1003 C East =-110Ekeblad +5Welland 80-54
405 H North +1+4806 H South =+980Welland +11Welland 91-54
415 C× South -2-3004 S East -1+100Welland +9Welland 100-54
423 H West =-1404 S South -1-100Welland +1Welland 101-54
432 S West -1+503 H North -1-50Ekeblad +3Welland 101-57
445 D West -1+503 NT West +3-490Ekeblad +11Welland 101-68
454 S East =-6204 S East -1+100Welland +12Welland 113-68

461 NT East +2-1501 NT East =-90Welland +2Welland 115-68
472 C South -2-2004 S West -5+250Welland +10Welland 125-68
487 C East -2+2007 NT West -1+100Ekeblad +3Welland 125-71
493 S South -2-1004 S South -2-100TieWelland 125-71
504 S East +2-4804 S East +2-480TieWelland 125-71
515 S North =+4505 D× East -2+500Welland +2Welland 127-71
524 S South -2-2004 S South -2-200TieWelland 127-71
533 C West -1+504 C East -2+100Welland +2Welland 129-71
542 H South =+1103 C East =-110Ekeblad +6Welland 129-77
556 D West =-13706 D West =-1370TieWelland 129-77
563 NT North -2-1003 NT North -3-150Ekeblad +2Welland 129-79
574 S North =+4202 S North +1+140Ekeblad +7Welland 129-86
586 H North -1-1005 H North -1-100TieWelland 129-86
593 NT West -1+503 NT East +1-430Ekeblad +10Welland 129-96
602 C West +1-1102 C West +1-110TieWelland 129-96

615 D× West -1+2005 D West -1+100Ekeblad +3Welland 129-99
621 NT South =+902 D South -2-100Ekeblad +5Welland 129-104
634 S West =-4204 S West +1-450Ekeblad +1Welland 129-105
644 H West +2-6804 H West +2-680TieWelland 129-105
653 C North -1-502 H North =+110Welland +4Welland 133-105
664 S East =-4202 S East +2-170Welland +6Welland 139-105
676 H West =-14306 H West -1+100Welland +17Welland 156-105
684 H West -2+2004 H West -2+200TieWelland 156-105
692 H East -1+502 H East -1+50TieWelland 156-105
705 D× East -2+5001 S East =-80Ekeblad +11Welland 156-116
712 H South =+1102 H South =+110TieWelland 156-116
722 S West -2+1001 NT West -1+50Ekeblad +2Welland 156-118
735 C× North -2-3005 C× North -2-300TieWelland 156-118
743 NT West -5+5001 NT West =-90Ekeblad +11Welland 156-129
754 S West =-4204 S West =-420TieWelland 156-129

764 S West +1-4504 S West +1-450TieWelland 156-129
771 NT North =+901 NT North +1+120Welland +1Welland 157-129
783 NT West -3+1503 NT East -3+150TieWelland 157-129
795 C× West -1+1005 C× East -1+100TieWelland 157-129
804 C West =-1303 D South -2-100Welland +1Welland 158-129
814 H North =+4205 D North =+400Ekeblad +1Welland 158-130
823 H North -1-1002 NT South -1-100TieWelland 158-130
834 NT West +2-6905 D East +1-620Welland +2Welland 160-130
843 NT North -2-2003 NT South -1-100Welland +3Welland 163-130
853 NT South +4+7207 S South =+2210Welland +16Welland 179-130
863 S South -1-503 D South -2-100Ekeblad +2Welland 179-132
874 H North =+6201 S South +4+200Ekeblad +9Welland 179-141
886 S South =+9806 S South =+980TieWelland 179-141
894 S× South +1+6904 S South =+420Ekeblad +7Welland 179-148
902 S West +1-1402 D× North =+180Welland +8Welland 187-148

913 C North -1-501 NT North +2+150Welland +5Welland 192-148
924 S× North -1-2005 H West +1-480Ekeblad +7Welland 192-155
935 H East =-6506 NT East =-1440Ekeblad +13Welland 192-168
943 NT South +1+4302 S West -3+150Ekeblad +7Welland 192-175
955 C South =+6004 H× East -2+300Ekeblad +7Welland 192-182
965 D× North -3-5005 C× West =-750Ekeblad +6Welland 192-188
972 S South =+1104 S North -1-50Ekeblad +4Even 192-192
982 S West -1+502 H East -1+50TieEven 192-192
993 NT South +1+4302 H× East -3+800Welland +9Welland 201-192
1001 NT West +2-1503 NT West =-600Ekeblad +10Ekeblad 202-201
1016 S West -1+505 S West =-450Ekeblad +11Ekeblad 213-201
1023 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460TieEkeblad 213-201
1033 NT East +2-6603 NT East =-600Welland +2Ekeblad 213-203
1042 C North +1+1103 D West -1+50Ekeblad +2Ekeblad 215-203
1055 C× South -1-1005 C× South -2-300Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 220-203

1062 H East -2+2001 NT West -1+100Ekeblad +3Ekeblad 223-203
1073 H North =+1402 S East -1+50Ekeblad +3Ekeblad 226-203
1081 NT East +1-1203 D West =-110TieEkeblad 226-203
1094 H North +1+6504 H South +1+650TieEkeblad 226-203
1104 S West -2+1002 S West =-110Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 231-203
1113 NT South -3-3003 NT South -3-300TieEkeblad 231-203
1123 C North +1+1304 C North -1-50Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 236-203
1132 H South +2+1703 H South =+140Ekeblad +1Ekeblad 237-203
1144 S West =-4204 S West =-420TieEkeblad 237-203
1156 S West -1+1006 D× South -3-500Ekeblad +12Ekeblad 249-203
1164 S North +1+6506 S North =+1430Welland +13Ekeblad 249-216
1173 NT South =+6002 NT South =+120Ekeblad +10Ekeblad 259-216
1182 H East -1+1002 D× North -2-300Ekeblad +9Ekeblad 268-216
1194 S South +1+6506 S South -1-100Ekeblad +13Ekeblad 281-216
1203 D West -3+1502 S× West -4+800Welland +12Ekeblad 281-228


United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 1OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 1
None Vul
S 6 5
H K Q 10 6
D Q 10 7 2
C 10 7 2
Welland
West

1 H
2 C
2 S

Lead
C 3
C 4
S K
S Q
H 9
C A
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
8
6
5
2
Q
Fallenius
East
1 C
1 S
2 D
4 S

3rd
10
K
4
7
Q
H 4
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
J
7
2
A
A
2
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S K Q J 10 9 3
H 5 4 2
D 9 3
C K 5
TableS 8 7 4
H A 8 3
D K J
C A J 9 6 4


Par -140
3 S EW
S A 2
H J 9 7
D A 8 6 5 4
C Q 8 3

Welland +7Welland 7-04 S East +1-4502 S West +1-140


Board 2
N-S Vul
S 5 4
H A J 7 6 4
D A 7 5 2
C J 8
Welland
West

Dbl


Lead
H 5
S 4
S A
S 3
H 6
D 8
D 2
C 3
H 3
Moss
North

2 H


2nd
9
9
7
D 4
D 6
J
Q
7
7
Fallenius
East
1 C
AP


3rd
Q
Q
5
H 4
K
A
9
A
Gitelman
South
1 S



4th
A
2
K
10
2
3
C 6
8
Hampson
West

Dbl
2 C

Lead
S 5
S A
S 8
D A
D 7
Rosenberg
North

Rdbl
AP

2nd
9
7
C 10
3
K
Greco
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
4
C J
8
9
Zia
South
1 S
Pass


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


Par +100
3 C× EW -1
S A Q 8 6 3
H K 10 9
D 10 9 8
C Q 7



Ekeblad +5Welland 7-52 H North =+1102 C West =-90


Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 4 3
H 9
D K 10 9 8 6 5 3
C 7 6
Welland
West

1 NT

Lead
D 9
C 3
H 3
C J
H 5
C 5
Moss
North

Pass

2nd
2
6
7
Q
D 10
K
Fallenius
East

3 NT

3rd
7
8
9
A
Q
4
Gitelman
South
Pass
AP

4th
J
10
K
7
2
D 3
Hampson
West

1 NT

Lead
D 10
C 3
H 3
S 2
C 4
H 8
C 5
S Q
S 8
Rosenberg
North

Pass

2nd
2
7
5
5
6
6
2
4
10
Greco
East

3 NT

3rd
7
8
9
K
J
D 9
A
6
A
Zia
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -660
5 NT EW
S J 7 5
H J 10 8 3 2
D 7
C K Q 10 2


TieWelland 7-53 NT West +2-6603 NT West +2-660


Board 4
Both Vul
S A 10 5 4
H A J
D A 6 5
C J 9 5 3
Welland
West
1 S
Pass

Lead
D 4
D 6
D J
D 2
D 8
S 6
H A
H J
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
10
H 3
S 2
C 6
K
8
9
Fallenius
East
1 NT


3rd
A
Q
5
S 4
C 3
A
2
7
Gitelman
South
Pass


4th
7
9
3
S 9
C 7
3
5
6
Hampson
West
1 S
Pass

Lead
D 4
D 6
D Q
D 8
D 2
H K
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
3
C 6
H 3
H 5
Greco
East
1 NT


3rd
A
J
5
S 10
S 4
Zia
South
Pass


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


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

TieWelland 7-51 NT East -2+2001 NT East -2+200


Board 5
N-S Vul
S 10 5
H A 9 8 6 2
D 9 2
C A 10 6 3
Welland
West

1 D
3 D
3 S

Lead
C 2
H 2
S Q
S 7
D 10
D 4
D Q
H 4
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
Q
5
10
5
K
C 3
Fallenius
East
Pass
1 S
3 H
4 S

3rd
A
K
4
A
3
A
H 5
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

4th
7
S 6
2
8
9
2
S K
Hampson
West

2 D
4 D


Lead
H A
S Q
D J
C 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
3 D
AP


2nd
5
10
2
5
Greco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
10
4
4
A
Zia
South
1 H
3 H



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


Par -420
4 S EW
S K 8 2
H K 10 7 4 3
D K 5
C Q 8 2



Welland +7Welland 14-54 S East =-4204 D West +1-150


Board 6
E-W Vul
S A 9 8 4 3
H A 6 5 3
D Q 4
C Q 9
Welland
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
S A
S 3
Moss
North

1 S
Pass
5 S

2nd
Q
2
K
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
4 NT
AP

3rd
K
5
J
Gitelman
South
1 C
4 S
5 H


4th
A
Q
H J
Hampson
West

2 NT
5 D
Pass

Lead
D 2
S J
S 3
Rosenberg
North

Dbl
5 H
6 S

2nd
Q
Q
Greco
East
Pass
4 D
Pass
AP

3rd
3
A
Zia
South
1 C
4 S
6 C


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


Par +980
6 S NS
S J 10 6 5
H Q 2
D A
C A K J 10 4 2
Welland +11Welland 25-55 S North +1+4806 S South =+980


Board 7
Both Vul
S A K 2
H K Q 7
D K 10 6 5
C K 7 3
Welland
West

Pass



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

1 D



2nd
5
10
3
7
8
4
A
7
6
Fallenius
East

AP



3rd
3
2
4
J
6
D 3
5
D Q
10
Gitelman
South
Pass




4th
A
6
A
4
K
7
9
5
3
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 6
H K
C 10
C 5
C Q
S 3
H Q
S 2
D J
D 5
Rosenberg
North

1 C
2 NT
3 H

2nd
A
3
3
K
9
K
10
J
2
Q
Greco
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
4
2
A
H 6
4
2
H 5
K
3
Zia
South
Pass
1 H
3 C


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


Par -620
4 S EW
S 8 5
H J 8 5 4 2
D J 4 3
C 9 6 4





Ekeblad +5Welland 25-101 D North =+703 H South -1-100


Board 8
None Vul
S J 5 2
H 4 2
D 7 4
C K Q 9 8 4 2
Welland
West
1 C
2 H

Lead
C K
D 7
D 3
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
7
2
Fallenius
East
1 D
4 H

3rd
3
A
Gitelman
South
Pass
AP

4th
6
6
Hampson
West
1 D
2 H

Lead
S 9
H 7
H 5
H 8
D 6
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
4
J
4
Greco
East
1 H
4 H

3rd
J
A
Q
K
J
Zia
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -450
5 S EW
S 9 8
H J 10 3
D A 10 5 3
C A J 5 3
TieWelland 25-104 H West +1-4504 H East +1-450


Board 9
E-W Vul
S K 10 8 7
H 10 5
D Q 9
C A K 9 5 3
Welland
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
C Q
C 8
S 7
D 7
C K
C 9
C 5
H 5
H J
S J
D 5
Moss
North
1 C
3 NT

2nd
10
6
10
2
4
D 6
H 7
D 3
3
K
K
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
AP

3rd
9
3
A
Q
Q
7
4
S 6
A
D 9
A
Gitelman
South
2 NT


4th
Q
2
J
9
2
H 8
H 6
S 3
2
S 5
4
Hampson
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
C Q
C 8
S 7
C 7
D 7
C K
C 3
H 10
Rosenberg
North
1 C
3 NT

2nd
5
6
10
5
H 2
4
H 7
D 3
9
Greco
East
Pass
AP

3rd
3
9
A
Q
5
Q
4
S 6
A
Zia
South
2 NT


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S Q 6 4
H A Q J
D K 10 7
C Q 8 7 4





TieWelland 25-103 NT South +1+4303 NT South +1+430


Board 10
Both Vul
S A Q 9
H J 5 4
D 9 2
C Q J 10 8 6
Welland
West

Pass

Lead
S 3
C A
C 3
H Q
H 2
D 2
Moss
North

3 NT

2nd
9
7
S 10
A
3
6
Fallenius
East
Pass
AP

3rd
6
6
Q
7
J
Q
Gitelman
South
1 NT


4th
J
4
K
4
9
K
Hampson
West

Pass

Lead
H 3
H 2
D 3
H 10
Rosenberg
North

3 NT

2nd
4
K
9
6
Greco
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
5
10
J
Zia
South
1 NT


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


Par +660
5 NT South
S J 8 5
H A 10 8 2
D A Q J 5
C A 3
TieWelland 25-103 NT South +1+6303 NT South +1+630


Board 11
None Vul
S A J 10 4 3
H 7 6 3
D 9 5
C 7 6 3
Welland
West

3 D
AP

Lead
D J
H A
S Q
C 2
H 4
Moss
North

3 S


2nd
5
5
2
A
Q
Fallenius
East

Pass


3rd
6
3
3
8
6
Gitelman
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
K
2
K
3
10
Hampson
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
D J
H K
S Q
H 9
S 9
H 7
H 8
H 4
C K
C A
D A
Rosenberg
North

2 S
3 NT

2nd
5
5
2
Q
A
J
D 3
D 4
8
Q
7
Greco
East

Pass
AP

3rd
6
3
3
6
7
A
C 3
S 4
6
7
9
Zia
South
2 C
2 NT


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


Par +450
5 H North
S Q 6
H A K 9 8 4
D A K 10
C A K 9





Ekeblad +1Welland 25-113 NT South +2+4603 NT South +1+430


Board 12
N-S Vul
S A 10 4 3
H A 8 4
D 10
C K 6 5 3 2
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
D 10
H J
D 2
C 2
H Q
Moss
North
1 C
1 S
3 H


2nd
A
6
4
5
4
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
3
2
H 8
A
Gitelman
South
1 H
3 C
4 H


4th
5
Q
K
4
7
Hampson
West
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S 2
D 4
C 9
H 5
H 4
D 2
S A
S 4
H K
Rosenberg
North
1 C
2 H



2nd
3
3
2
3
10
7
9
8
J
Greco
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
Q
4
A
Q
H 8
6
H 6
C 3
Zia
South
1 H
4 H



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


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




Ekeblad +1Welland 25-124 H South +2+6804 H South +1+650


Board 13
Both Vul
S K Q J 8 2
H 7 6
D 9 3
C K 9 7 6
Welland
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
C 3
C 6
H A
H K
D 6
S 7
D 4
D Q
Moss
North
2 S
Pass


2nd
3
2
Q
4
9
A
4
10
S 2
Fallenius
East
Pass
4 H


3rd
8
K
8
3
5
2
J
K
S 6
Gitelman
South
3 S
Dbl


4th
9
5
4
6
7
3
A
9
Hampson
West

2 NT
3 D

Lead
S K
D 4
H 3
D 6
H 5
H 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
10
7
J
6
J
Greco
East
1 NT
3 C


3rd
5
K
A
Q
K
D 5
Zia
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -130
4 D EW
S 10 7 5
H Q J 9 4
D A J 10
C 10 8 3



Ekeblad +12Welland 25-244 H× East -2+5003 D West +1-130


Board 14
None Vul
S A J 9
H J 10 2
D A 7
C A J 10 5 2
Welland
West

1 NT
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 6
S 7
H 10
C Q
S 10
Moss
North

Dbl
3 C
3 NT

2nd
2
J
D 2
4
3
Fallenius
East
Pass
2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
K
3
K
2
Gitelman
South
Pass
Dbl
3 S


4th
9
5
A
3
K
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S Q 6 3
H A 8 3
D K J 8 6 3
C 8 3
TableS K 10 8 7 4
H 7 6 4
D 9 4
C K 9 6


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S 5 2
H K Q 9 5
D Q 10 5 2
C Q 7 4

TieWelland 25-243 NT North -2-1003 NT North -2-100


Board 15
N-S Vul
S A J 9 8 2
H Q 8 6
D Q 8 4
C 8 4
Welland
West

2 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
H K
D 6
C 4
C A
C 3
H A
D A
D K
S K
S 10
Moss
North

Pass
3 S
5 C

2nd
6
C 2
3
J
H 2
S 3
C 5
10
S 4
5
6
Fallenius
East

2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
Q
Q
8
S 2
3
4
8
8
A
Gitelman
South
1 C
3 D
4 C


4th
7
8
2
6
7
10
Q
5
9
7
Hampson
West

Pass
2 H
3 H

Lead
H 8
C J
D K
S 10
H 6
C K
S 4
D 5
H Q
Rosenberg
North

1 S
2 NT
AP

2nd
A
Q
3
3
J
A
2
6
K
Greco
East

Dbl
Pass


3rd
7
6
4
J
C 2
H 9
H 5
10
C 3
Zia
South
1 C
2 D
3 C


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


Par +300
4 H× EW -2
S K 10
H 7
D A K 7 6
C A Q 9 5 3 2






Welland +6Welland 31-245 C South -2-2003 H West -1+50


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 2OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 16
E-W Vul
S 4 2
H K 7 4
D K 10 7 6 3
C Q 7 6
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S 10
H A 10 9
D Q J 9 2
C A J 10 8 4
TableS A J 9 5 3
H J 5 2
D 8 5
C 9 5 3


Par +110
2 S South
S K Q 8 7 6
H Q 8 6 3
D A 4
C K 2
TieWelland 31-241 S West -1+1002 H South =+110


Board 17
None Vul
S 8 5 4 3
H A 7
D 9 8 4 3 2
C A Q
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S K Q 7
H K 9 8 4
D A K J
C 8 7 5
TableS 10 9 6 2
H Q J 10 3
D Q 7
C J 10 2


Par -80
1 S EW
S A J
H 6 5 2
D 10 6 5
C K 9 6 4 3
TieWelland 31-241 NT West +1-1202 H East =-110


Board 18
N-S Vul
S K J 9
H 7 4
D A 5 4
C K 7 6 5 2
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S Q 8 7
H A K 10 2
D K 9
C A Q J 10
TableS A 3
H Q 9 8 6 3
D J 8 3 2
C 9 3


Par -420
4 H EW
S 10 6 5 4 2
H J 5
D Q 10 7 6
C 8 4
TieWelland 31-244 H East =-4204 H West =-420


Board 19
E-W Vul
S 8 7 2
H 6
D A J 9 5
C A K Q 10 6
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S J 5 3
H Q 9 8
D Q 10 6 4
C 9 8 2
TableS 10 9
H J 10 4 2
D K 8 3 2
C 7 5 3


Par +1520
7 NT NS
S A K Q 6 4
H A K 7 5 3
D 7
C J 4
TieWelland 31-247 S South =+15107 S South =+1510


Board 20
Both Vul
S A 9 8 6 2
H Q 7 6 2
D Q
C Q J 9
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S 10 5
H A 9 8
D K 9 8 7 3
C K 6 5
TableS J 7
H J
D A J 10 6 4
C 10 8 7 4 2


Par +500
5 D× EW -2
S K Q 4 3
H K 10 5 4 3
D 5 2
C A 3
Welland +13Welland 44-244 S North -2-2004 H South +1+650


Board 21
N-S Vul
S A Q 6 3 2
H 10 6
D A 9 8
C K 7 3
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S 10 8
H K Q 9 3
D K Q 7 6 4
C 8 2
TableS K 9
H A 7 2
D 10 5 2
C A Q 9 6 5


Par -420
4 H EW
S J 7 5 4
H J 8 5 4
D J 3
C J 10 4
Welland +4Welland 48-241 NT North -1-1003 NT East -1+50


Board 22
E-W Vul
S 7 2
H J 9 8 7 4
D A 10 7
C 10 7 3
Welland
West

Rdbl
2 NT
3 H
3 NT
4 S

Lead
D 4
H 7
D Q
C A
C K
C 4
H K
H 5
C 9
Greco
North

2 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
K
D J
2
6
8
Q
4
8
Fallenius
East
1 C
2 S
3 C
3 S
4 D


3rd
A
A
7
2
D 6
S 3
C 5
S 9
Hampson
South
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
3
2
S 5
3
7
10
10
3
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S A 8 3
H K 6 5 2
D K 9 8 6 2
C 2
TableS K J 10 9 5
H
D J 3
C A K J 9 5 4


Par -650
5 S EW
S Q 6 4
H A Q 10 3
D Q 5 4
C Q 8 6






Ekeblad +1Welland 48-254 S East =-6204 S East +1-650


Board 23
Both Vul
S A 10 5
H K J 8 6 3
D 7 6 2
C J 3
Welland
West


Lead
D J
D 5
H 4
C 9
H 5
H 2
C K
C 2
D 7
D 3
S 5
Greco
North


2nd
2
6
7
A
9
10
6
Q
Q
C 4
Fallenius
East


3rd
4
K
J
7
K
D 8
J
H 6
S 3
S 2
Hampson
South


4th
9
A
Q
3
A
3
8
5
10
H 8
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S 8 7 6 2
H 9 7
D J 10 8 5
C Q 7 6
TableS K J 4
H A Q 2
D K Q 4 3
C 9 8 5


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



Welland +6Welland 54-253 H South -1-1002 H North +1+140


Board 24
None Vul
S J
H A K 8 7 5 3
D K Q 7 4
C A 7
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
4 C

Lead
D 9
C 5
H K
H A
Greco
North
1 C
Dbl
Dbl
AP

2nd
10
4
4
C 8
Fallenius
East
1 S
3 C
Pass


3rd
4
Q
2
6
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
3 H


4th
A
A
J
Rubin
West
Pass
Pass
4 S
5 S

Lead
H 10
H A
D 4
S A
C 8
D K
C 5
C 2
H 9
Rosenberg
North
1 H
4 D
5 H
Dbl

2nd
J
D 3
A
3
10
S 7
4
H 3
Ekeblad
East
1 S
4 H
Pass
AP

3rd
K
6
2
2
Q
9
J
K
Zia
South
3 H
Pass
Pass


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


Par +100
5 C× EW -1
S 9 6 5 4 3
H 10 9 6 2
D 9 2
C 10 4




Welland +12Welland 66-254 C East =-1305 S× East -3+500


Board 25
E-W Vul
S K 7 6 5 3
H 8 5 2
D A 7
C Q 9 4
Welland
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 10
S 8
S 5
H 3
D 6
H 8
H 4
D Q
C Q
C 5
Greco
North
Pass
2 S
4 S

2nd
A
2
D 5
J
A
Q
S J
S 6
A
8
Fallenius
East
1 D
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
A
2
2
K
D 7
8
7
Hampson
South
Dbl
3 S


4th
5
Q
9
9
4
6
C 3
10
2
Rubin
West
Rosenberg
North
Ekeblad
East
Zia
South
S J 9 2
H J 7 6
D Q 9 6 3
C J 6 2
TableS Q
H Q 10 9
D K J 8 5 2
C A 10 5 3


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




TieWelland 66-254 S North -1-504 S North -1-50


Board 26
Both Vul
S J 4 3
H Q J 10 9 2
D 9 6
C K Q 3
Welland
West

2 S
Pass
3 S

Lead
C 10
S 6
S 10
D A
D J
H A
H 7
S 2
S 5
Greco
North

Pass
3 H
AP

2nd
2
K
J
3
Q
3
8
H 6
C K
Fallenius
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
Q
2
4
2
9
7
Hampson
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass


4th
A
3
H 5
6
9
4
K
4
Rubin
West

2 D
3 S
4 S

Lead
D K
D J
H A
C 10
S 2
Rosenberg
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Q
3
2
K
Ekeblad
East
2 C
2 S
3 NT


3rd
6
4
Q
Q
A
Zia
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K
H A 7 6 5
D K Q 5 3
C 10 9 8 4




Ekeblad +10Welland 66-353 S East +1-1704 S East +1-650


Board 27
None Vul
S 10 9 4
H A 7
D A 7 6 5 4 2
C K 2
Welland
West
Greco
North
Fallenius
East
Hampson
South
Rubin
West

1 NT
2 S

Lead
H A
H 7
C 5
C 2
S Q
C 4
Rosenberg
North

Pass
3 D

2nd
2
9
J
6
4
7
Ekeblad
East

2 H
3 S

3rd
6
K
K
9
5
S 9
Zia
South
Pass
Dbl
AP

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


Par +130
4 D NS
S K 2
H K J 6 5 3
D 9 8 3
C 9 5 4
Ekeblad +1Welland 66-363 D North +1+1303 S West -2+100


Board 28
N-S Vul
S K 6
H A K Q 8 4
D Q 8 5 4 2
C 6
Welland
West
Pass
1 S
3 C

Lead
H K
C 6
C 3
S K
D A
D K
D 6
H 5
D 7
Greco
North
1 H
2 D
Pass

2nd
9
2
5
A
10
9
J
4
C 9
Fallenius
East
Dbl
2 H
3 S

3rd
2
Q
S 6
2
3
C 8
S J
S 4
S Q
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
7
7
4
7
2
4
5
3
Rubin
West
Pass
2 C


Lead
H 9
C 6
S 4
H A
S A
S 5
H Q
H 4
S 9
Rosenberg
North
1 H
2 D


2nd
2
A
2
D 6
3
8
C 2
C 4
D 3
Ekeblad
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
7
3
J
3
7
Q
C 9
D 9
D 4
Zia
South
Pass



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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 9 8 3 2
H 3 2
D J 10 9
C K Q 9 3



Welland +1Welland 67-363 S West -1+502 D North =+90


Board 29
Both Vul
S Q 10
H 4
D A 10 8 5
C A J 9 8 5 4
Welland
West

4 H

Lead
H 4
H A
H J
H 8
H 7
H 6
H 3
S 6
Greco
North
2 C
Pass

2nd
9
C 4
C 5
C 8
D 5
D 8
C 9
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
Q
C 3
C 6
D 2
D 3
D 4
C 7
K
Hampson
South
2 D
Pass

4th
K
5
10
S 5
S 3
D 6
C 10
2
Rubin
West

4 H

Lead
H 4
H A
H K
H 8
H 7
H 2
H 6
S 6
S 4
Rosenberg
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
9
C 4
C 5
C 8
D 8
D 5
D 10
10
8
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
10
D 2
D 3
D 4
C 3
D 7
C 6
K
A
Zia
South
1 S
Pass

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


Par -620
4 H EW
S J 8 5 3 2
H Q 10 5
D K 9 6
C K 10


TieWelland 67-364 H West +1-6504 H West +1-650


Board 30
None Vul
S A 8
H A K 9 5 4 2
D Q
C J 10 5 4
Welland
West

4 D

Lead
D 6
S 3
H 2
H 8
H K
C J
Greco
North

4 H

2nd
3
A
10
S 4
7
6
Fallenius
East
Pass
AP

3rd
K
9
Q
A
D 8
2
Hampson
South
Pass


4th
Q
2
3
6
D 2
Q
Rubin
West

3 D

Lead
D Q
D A
D J
S 3
H Q
C J
Rosenberg
North

Pass

2nd
5
H 2
H 4
8
3
6
Ekeblad
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
3
6
H 6
9
K
K
Zia
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -100
5 C× NS -1
S J 7 2
H Q 8
D 9 8 3
C K 9 7 3 2
TieWelland 67-364 H North -2-1003 D West =-110


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 3OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 31
N-S Vul
S 10 7 3
H 5 3
D K Q 10 5
C J 8 6 3
Welland
West

Pass
2 D
2 S

Lead
D K
C 6
C 5
C A
D 8
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
K
4
8
5
Fallenius
East

2 C
2 H


3rd
9
2
Q
D J
S 2
Rubin
South
1 NT
Pass
Pass


4th
4
9
3
7
A
Moss
West

Pass
1 NT


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

1 D
AP


2nd
K
5
7
10
A
8
5
H 7
9
D 6
Gitelman
East

1 H



3rd
2
K
4
J
6
H 8
A
D 2
3
10
Zia
South
1 C
Pass



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


Par -110
2 S East
S A 9 5
H K J 7 6
D A 9
C 10 7 4 2






Welland +1Welland 68-362 S West =-1101 NT West =-90


Board 32
E-W Vul
S 7 6 5
H Q 2
D K Q 8 6 3
C 7 6 2
Welland
West
1 C
1 NT

Lead
D 6
D 9
D K
D 8
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
10
J
C 4
Fallenius
East
1 D
3 NT

3rd
A
Q
7
C 10
Rubin
South
Pass
AP

4th
5
4
S 3
Moss
West
1 C
2 NT

Lead
D 6
D 9
D K
D 8
D 3
H 2
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
10
J
H 3
H 6
Gitelman
East
1 H
3 NT

3rd
A
Q
7
H 4
S 8
Zia
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -110
3 C EW
S 10 8 4 2
H A 9 5 4
D A 9 7
C 10 8
TieWelland 68-363 NT West -2+2003 NT West -2+200


Board 33
None Vul
S K 5 4
H J 2
D A 9 8 6 5 2
C K 3
Welland
West

Pass
Dbl


Lead
C 4
H J
D 10
D 2
H 10
S A
S 8
D 5
H 6
D 6
Ekeblad
North
1 D
3 S
AP


2nd
K
3
4
Q
Q
4
K
J
7
C 5
Fallenius
East
2 C
Pass



3rd
Q
K
A
S 3
2
9
C 2
S 10
S 5
S J
Rubin
South
2 S
4 S



4th
6
4
3
7
5
6
7
K
A
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
H J
D 10
H 2
C Q
S A
S 8
D 2
H 10
D 5
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 D
Pass
3 S

2nd
K
5
4
A
A
4
K
J
Q
Q
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
3 C
AP

3rd
5
K
A
6
S 2
9
C J
S 7
S 5
S 10
Zia
South
2 C
2 S
Dbl


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S J 10 7 6 3
H K 10 6
D 10
C A 8 7 6





Welland +9Welland 77-364 S× South -3-5003 S South -2-100


Board 34
N-S Vul
S 8 2
H Q 10 4 3 2
D J 7
C 7 6 5 2
Welland
West

Pass
1 NT
3 NT

Lead
S 8
C A
C 9
C 3
C K
H A
H K
S 6
S A
S 7
D 8
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
10
8
10
6
H 6
8
S 5
K
Q
D 6
Q
Fallenius
East
1 C
Dbl
2 NT


3rd
4
4
Q
J
D 3
7
9
J
H 4
H 10
7
Rubin
South
1 S
Pass
Pass


4th
3
2
5
D 5
7
2
3
2
D 2
D 4
9
Moss
West

2 D
3 NT


Lead
S 8
C A
C 9
C 3
C K
H A
H K
S 6
S A
S 9
D 8
Rosenberg
North

Pass
AP


2nd
10
8
10
7
D 5
8
S 4
K
Q
H J
Q
Gitelman
East
1 D
3 C



3rd
7
4
Q
J
D 3
9
7
J
H 4
H 10
7
Zia
South
1 S
Pass



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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S A K 9 7 5 4
H 8 6
D K 8 5
C 10 8






TieWelland 77-363 NT West =-4003 NT West =-400


Board 35
E-W Vul
S A K J 7
H K 9 4 2
D 4
C 9 8 5 4
Welland
West

1 D


Lead
S A
S K
C 9
H A
C 6
H 7
C 10
D 8
Ekeblad
North

Dbl


2nd
5
6
2
2
4
5
5
7
Fallenius
East

3 D


3rd
2
4
3
6
J
D 6
K
4
Rubin
South
Pass
AP


4th
3
9
Q
3
7
4
D 3
10
Moss
West

1 D
1 S

Lead
D 4
S 10
D 3
S 6
H 2
S 8
Rosenberg
North

Dbl
Pass

2nd
2
7
6
2
6
K
Gitelman
East

1 H
2 D

3rd
8
5
H 4
3
J
D 5
Zia
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S Q 4 2
H Q J 5 3
D J 9 8 3
C 7 3


Ekeblad +1Welland 77-373 D West =-1102 D West +2-130


Board 36
Both Vul
S 10 6 4 3 2
H 9 6
D 9
C K 8 7 4 2
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
2 D
AP

Lead
H 7
C 10
C 6
H 10
H 2
S 2
S 9
Ekeblad
North
Pass
1 D
Pass
2 S


2nd
J
4
Q
9
5
H 8
Fallenius
East
Pass
1 NT
2 C
Pass


3rd
A
A
S 7
3
S 6
Q
Rubin
South
1 C
Dbl
Pass
4 S


4th
6
3
2
K
Q
K
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 10
C 6
H A
H 4
D A
D Q
S 3
H J
Rosenberg
North
Pass
3 H
3 NT
4 S


2nd
2
Q
6
9
4
5
H 8
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
S 7
3
Q
9
S 2
A
Zia
South
2 NT
3 S
4 C



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


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




Welland +3Welland 80-374 S North -2-2004 S South -1-100


Board 37
N-S Vul
S A K 9
H 9 2
D 5
C K Q J 10 8 6 2
Welland
West

3 H


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


2nd
3
10
4
7
K
H 6
S 6
D 8
H 7
S 5
D 9
10
Fallenius
East
2 H
AP


3rd
4
5
3
D 7
2
S 4
D 3
D 4
D 6
D J
H J
A
Rubin
South
3 D



4th
2
9
J
A
3
5
H 8
S 7
S 8
D 2
10
K
Moss
West

3 H
Pass

Lead
H K
H Q
H A
C K
S Q
C Q
C J
C 10
C 8
C 6
S K
Rosenberg
North
1 C
4 C
5 C

2nd
3
10
J
7
A
9
H 6
S 5
S 2
H 7
Gitelman
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
8
4
5
4
6
D 3
D 4
D 6
D 7
S 4
Zia
South
3 D
4 D


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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S 4 3
H J 10 3
D A Q J 7 6 4 3
C 4






Ekeblad +6Welland 80-434 C North =+1305 C North -1-100


Board 38
E-W Vul
S J 4
H A J 8 3
D A 4
C J 6 5 4 2
Welland
West

1 H
Rdbl
2 S

Lead
S Q
S 7
S 8
C K
H 5
H 3
S 6
D A
Ekeblad
North

Pass
2 H
3 H

2nd
2
3
H 8
H 2
6
Q
A
Fallenius
East
1 C
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
10
K
H 10
10
A
K
H J
Rubin
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass


4th
4
J
5
2
4
S 9
C 3
Moss
West

1 S
Dbl
Pass

Lead
S K
S A
S 10
H 4
D J
Rosenberg
North

Pass
2 S
4 H

2nd
4
J
H J
7
2
Gitelman
East
Pass
1 NT
4 C
AP

3rd
7
Q
H Q
6
4
Zia
South
Pass
2 H
4 D


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S 6 5 3 2
H K 9 7 5 2
D K J 10 9
C



Ekeblad +6Welland 80-493 H North +1+1704 H South -1-50


Board 39
Both Vul
S Q 4 3 2
H K 10 8 5 4
D 8 5
C 5 3
Welland
West

1 C
1 NT


Lead
H 5
H A
H Q
H 10
H 8
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
3
2
D 2
D 7
S 5
Fallenius
East

1 S
3 NT


3rd
J
4
K
D 3
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
9
6
7
C 9
Moss
West

Pass
Rdbl
3 C

Lead
S 7
C 10
S 8
H 4
S 6
C 9
Rosenberg
North

Pass
2 H
AP

2nd
A
5
9
7
K
3
Gitelman
East

1 C
Pass


3rd
4
A
J
Q
3
4
Zia
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S 10 9 7 6
H A Q J
D Q J 6 3
C Q 2

Ekeblad +5Welland 80-543 NT West -1+1003 C East =-110


Board 40
None Vul
S K Q 7 3
H K 8 2
D A 9 7
C Q 10 8
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D Q
H 5
Ekeblad
North
1 NT
2 H
5 D



2nd
K
3
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
K
Rubin
South
2 D
4 S
5 H



4th
7
A
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 6
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 S
4 D
5 H


2nd
10
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Zia
South
2 D
3 H
4 NT
6 H
S 6 4 2
H 10 3
D 10 8 6 3
C J 9 6 4
TableS J 9 5
H A 6 4
D Q J 5 4
C 5 3 2


Par +990
6 NT NS
S A 10 8
H Q J 9 7 5
D K 2
C A K 7
Welland +11Welland 91-545 H North +1+4806 H South =+980


Board 41
E-W Vul
S 8 6 2
H 3 2
D A 10 8 5
C J 10 9 2
Welland
West

1 NT
2 H
4 H
Dbl

Lead
H Q
S 3
S K
C A
C 4
S 4
D Q
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
4 NT
AP

2nd
2
7
6
7
K
8
K
Fallenius
East
Pass
2 C
3 H
Dbl


3rd
K
10
9
2
9
J
A
Rubin
South
1 D
Dbl
Pass
5 C


4th
8
2
C 3
6
Q
C 5
4
Moss
West

Dbl
4 S



Lead
C A
D 2
D 5
H A
D 7
Rosenberg
North
Pass
2 C
AP



2nd
7
K
4
4
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 S




3rd
J
A
Q
2
Zia
South
1 C
3 C




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


Par -300
5 D× NS -2
S 7
H A 9 8
D Q 9 7 2
C A 8 5 4 3



Welland +9Welland 100-545 C× South -2-3004 S East -1+100


Board 42
Both Vul
S 10 8 7 3
H
D Q 10 9 7 4
C K 9 7 2
Welland
West

3 H


Lead
D 10
H J
S Q
S A
C 10
Ekeblad
North

Pass


2nd
8
S 8
4
9
A
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
6
3
7
2
Rubin
South
1 NT
Pass


4th
K
A
2
6
3
Moss
West

1 H
4 H

Lead
H J
D Q
D J
D 8
C A
C 5
S 7
S A
Rosenberg
North

Dbl
4 S

2nd
S 3
A
3
5
2
K
2
H 2
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 H
AP

3rd
9
2
H 8
S 4
3
4
K
8
Zia
South
1 D
2 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A K Q 5
H A 5 4
D 6 5 3 2
C 10 8


Welland +1Welland 101-543 H West =-1404 S South -1-100


Board 43
None Vul
S J 9 6
H A Q 6 5 4 3
D 8 6 2
C A
Welland
West

1 S
2 S

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

2 H
AP

2nd
3
3
K
A
7
2
K
3
Fallenius
East

Dbl


3rd
4
Q
S 6
10
D J
7
8
Q
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
7
6
4
S 9
10
J
J
Moss
West

2 S


Lead
S 7
S A
S 2
C 3
H A
H 3
Rosenberg
North

3 H


2nd
3
J
6
4
9
K
Gitelman
East

AP


3rd
Q
C 9
H 2
K
7
8
Zia
South
Pass



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


Par -100
3 H× NS -1
S K 8 3
H 8 7
D K Q 10
C J 8 7 5 4



Ekeblad +3Welland 101-572 S West -1+503 H North -1-50


Board 44
N-S Vul
S Q J 10 8 7
H A 9 6 5 2
D
C 8 7 2
Welland
West
1 D
3 H
4 NT

Lead
S Q
S 2
D J
C A
S 6
C K
C 10
S K
D 6
Ekeblad
North
2 D
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
8
K
8
7
Q
D 8
J
Fallenius
East
3 D
4 D
5 D

3rd
5
D 2
A
3
D 3
6
D 10
C 4
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
4
H 2
J
3
7
2
D 9
Moss
West
2 NT
Pass


Lead
S Q
S 8
C A
C 6
C 10
C 9
C 4
C 5
D J
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
D 2
2
7
D 4
D 6
D 9
S 4
8
Gitelman
East
3 NT



3rd
3
5
3
K
D 5
S 6
H 8
H K
7
Zia
South
Pass



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


Par -920
6 C West
S 5 4 3
H Q 7 4
D K 9 8 6 4
C Q J



Ekeblad +11Welland 101-685 D West -1+503 NT West +3-490


Board 45
Both Vul
S K 4
H K J 9
D Q J 7 3
C 10 8 7 6
Welland
West

2 H

Lead
C K
S Q
C 5
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
6
10
Fallenius
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
6
A
J
Rubin
South
Dbl
AP

4th
A
4
Q
Moss
West

2 S

Lead
S 6
C 2
H 2
S K
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Dbl

2nd
A
8
Q
8
Gitelman
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
4
J
K
D 6
Zia
South
Dbl
AP

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 6
H A 5 2
D K 9 8 6 4
C K Q 4 3
Welland +12Welland 113-684 S East =-6204 S East -1+100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 4OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 46
None Vul
S Q 8 5 3
H 9 5 3 2
D K J 2
C A 7
Rosenberg
West

Pass

Lead
C 4
H 5
D 6
D 9
C 7
D Q
D 10
Hampson
North

Pass

2nd
10
4
K
5
K
7
8
Zia
East
1 NT


3rd
A
7
A
C 2
6
S 2
Greco
South
Pass


4th
5
J
4
J
3
2
Moss
West

Pass

Lead
H 8
Welland
North

Pass

2nd
A
Gitelman
East
1 NT


3rd
9
Fallenius
South
Pass


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


Par -110
2 H EW
S A K 9
H 8 7
D 8 7 5 4
C Q J 6 4
Welland +2Welland 115-681 NT East +2-1501 NT East =-90


Board 47
N-S Vul
S J 8 5
H A 10 8 6
D J 9 8 5 4
C 9
Rosenberg
West

Pass



Lead
H 5
C 5
H 4
S 5
C J
S K
D Q
S 7
S 10
H 2
Hampson
North

Pass



2nd
8
10
A
4
D 6
3
A
Q
H 6
10
Zia
East

Pass



3rd
Q
9
7
A
D 4
6
3
J
D 10
Greco
South
2 C




4th
K
2
D 7
2
Q
8
5
H J
9
Moss
West

Pass
1 S
4 S

Lead
C 9
D K
C J
H A
H 6
C 8
H 8
C 7
D 5
C K
Welland
North

1 D
Pass
AP

2nd
A
A
H 2
7
J
S 10
Q
H 9
Q
3
Gitelman
East

1 H
2 NT


3rd
5
6
S 5
K
S 3
S J
S 7
S 8
7
D 3
Fallenius
South
1 C
Pass
Pass


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


Par +90
2 D North
S A 9 7 3
H K
D A 7
C J 8 7 5 4 3





Welland +10Welland 125-682 C South -2-2004 S West -5+250


Board 48
E-W Vul
S Q 9 8 4
H 6 4
D 9 8 5
C Q 9 8 4
Rosenberg
West
2 D
3 NT
4 S
6 C

Lead
S 7
C 2
C 3
C 8
C A
D A
D K
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
4
D 2
6
9
5
8
Zia
East
2 H
4 C
5 NT
7 C

3rd
4
K
10
H 2
7
6
7
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
5
Q
J
D 3
4
10
Moss
West
2 C
2 H
2 NT
7 NT

Lead
D 8
S A
D A
H A
H 10
D Q
S 3
S 9
S 10
H Q
C A
Welland
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
4
5
4
6
2
7
5
8
C 4
8
Gitelman
East
2 D
2 S
6 NT


3rd
10
2
7
5
K
C 2
J
H 3
C 3
7
6
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S 7 6
H J 9 8 3 2
D J 10 4 3 2
C 5






Ekeblad +3Welland 125-717 C East -2+2007 NT West -1+100


Board 49
None Vul
S 9 6 4
H Q
D Q J 10 6 5
C A 10 6 5
Rosenberg
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
H A
H 5
S 9
H 6
C K
C 5
H 8
C Q
D 3
Hampson
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
4
2
7
7
J
A
3
K
10
8
Zia
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Q
S 6
A
D 5
2
S 2
C 6
J
10
Greco
South
1 H
3 S


4th
10
10
9
D 7
C 7
9
4
D 2
S 3
K
Moss
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C K
H Q
H 5
S 6
H 8
C 5
H 6
D A
C 8
S A
Welland
North
Pass
2 H


2nd
A
9
7
5
J
3
K
6
6
D 7
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
A
S 4
Q
S 9
S 2
D 5
K
J
D 10
Fallenius
South
1 S
4 S


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


Par -100
3 S× NS -1
S A Q 10 3 2
H A 8 6 5 4 3
D 3
C 9




TieWelland 125-713 S South -2-1004 S South -2-100


Board 50
N-S Vul
S K 10
H 9 6 5
D Q 10 8 5
C K J 9 5
Rosenberg
West

2 D
3 NT

Lead
H J
H A
S 5
H 8
D A
D 2
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
5
K
10
5
8
Zia
East
1 S
2 S
4 S

3rd
9
2
A
S 8
6
S 2
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
4
3
3
6
3
Moss
West

2 D
3 NT

Lead
H J
H Q
S 5
H 8
D A
D 2
S A
S J
Welland
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
A
5
10
10
5
8
4
6
Gitelman
East
1 S
2 S
4 S

3rd
9
4
Q
S 8
6
S 7
C 7
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -980
6 S EW
S 6 4 3
H J 10 7 3
D K 7 3
C Q 6 4


TieWelland 125-714 S East +2-4804 S East +2-480


Board 51
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 8 7 6 4 3
H 3
D 3
C J 10 5
Rosenberg
West

1 H
3 D
5 D

Lead
H 5
S A
H 2
S K
Hampson
North

1 S
4 S
5 S

2nd
A
9
J
2
Zia
East

2 D
5 C
AP

3rd
6
3
S 10
C 2
Greco
South
1 C
3 C
Pass


4th
3
5
10
Moss
West

1 H
AP


Lead
S A
H A
H 8
Welland
North

2 H



2nd
9
4
6
Gitelman
East

5 D



3rd
K
3
D 3
Fallenius
South
1 C
Dbl



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


Par +450
5 S North
S A
H A 8 7 2
D A
C K 9 8 7 6 4 2
Welland +2Welland 127-715 S North =+4505 D× East -2+500


Board 52
Both Vul
S 7 4
H A K 7 5
D Q 8 7 5
C Q 8 4
Rosenberg
West
Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
H 4
H K
S 4
C 5
S 7
H J
C 6
H Q
S J
D 9
S 9
Hampson
North
1 D
1 NT




2nd
A
9
K
3
D 2
5
9
S 8
Q
7
Zia
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
6
D 3
A
Q
2
3
4
D 4
D 5
10
Greco
South
1 S
4 S




4th
10
8
5
2
10
S 3
10
7
D J
A
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 9
H 10
H K
S 7
C 6
S 4
H J
C 7
H 9
D 4
Welland
North
Pass
1 NT
2 H
3 NT


2nd
Q
4
6
K
3
D 2
5
9
S 8
8
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
D 3
A
Q
9
Q
4
S Q
10
Fallenius
South
1 S
2 C
2 S
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A J 9 8 3 2
H 10
D A 3
C K 7 6 5







TieWelland 127-714 S South -2-2004 S South -2-200


Board 53
N-S Vul
S A K Q 10 9 3
H J 8
D K J 10
C K 6
Rosenberg
West

1 H
3 C



Lead
S Q
S K
D K
D J
D 10
C A
Hampson
North
1 C
1 S
AP



2nd
4
5
3
6
Q
6
Zia
East
1 D
Pass




3rd
7
2
2
5
A
2
Greco
South
Pass
2 S




4th
8
J
4
8
C 7
5
Moss
West

Dbl
Pass
Pass
4 C

Lead
S 7
S A
D J
D 5
S K
C 2
Welland
North
1 S
Rdbl
Pass
3 S
AP

2nd
8
4
Q
8
C 3
8
Gitelman
East
Pass
2 D
3 C
Pass


3rd
9
2
A
10
6
A
Fallenius
South
1 NT
2 S
Pass
Pass


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


Par +500
5 C× EW -3
S 7 6 2
H 10 9 7 6 2
D A 5 2
C 8 5


Welland +2Welland 129-713 C West -1+504 C East -2+100


Board 54
E-W Vul
S A K Q 4 3
H J 7 2
D 6 5 3
C 9 3
Rosenberg
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
C A
D 7
H 10
D 4
D K
C K
C 5
Hampson
North

Rdbl
2 H

2nd
3
3
4
10
6
9
Zia
East
Pass
2 C
AP

3rd
2
Q
2
J
2
4
Greco
South
1 H
Pass


4th
6
A
A
5
8
Q
Moss
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
H K
C 4
C K
Welland
North

2 D
Pass

2nd
3
6
9
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
3 C

3rd
2
A
2
Fallenius
South
1 H
2 H
AP

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


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

Ekeblad +6Welland 129-772 H South =+1103 C East =-110


Board 55
Both Vul
S A J 10 9 4 3
H 10 5
D 3
C J 10 7 3
Rosenberg
West

2 NT
3 NT
5 D


Lead
S A
S J
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
C 2
Zia
East

3 S
4 S
6 D


3rd
5
8
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
2
K
Moss
West

2 NT
3 NT
4 NT
6 D

Lead
S A
S J
Welland
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
Gitelman
East

3 S
4 S
5 NT


3rd
5
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -1400
6 S× NS -5
S 8 7 5
H 7 6 4 2
D 9 8 5
C K 9 4
TieWelland 129-776 D West =-13706 D West =-1370


Board 56
None Vul
S A Q 7 4
H 4 3
D K 5 3 2
C Q 5 2
Rosenberg
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
D 6
D 7
H 3
S 10
D 8
S 2
C 2
Hampson
North
1 D
1 S
2 NT


2nd
Q
2
K
2
Q
H 6
A
10
Zia
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
4
9
J
K
J
J
A
Greco
South
1 H
2 C
3 NT


4th
3
S 3
S 5
K
8
5
H 8
7
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 9
D 6
D 7
H 4
D J
S 2
H 3
H 8
S 10
S J
S 6
Welland
North
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 NT

2nd
Q
2
K
2
5
A
Q
10
Q
C 9
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
10
J
8
9
A
C 2
K
H 7
Fallenius
South
1 S
2 D
2 NT


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


Par +140
3 S North
S 8 5 3
H A J 9 8 6
D Q
C A K 9 6






Ekeblad +2Welland 129-793 NT North -2-1003 NT North -3-150


Board 57
E-W Vul
S K Q J 8 2
H 9
D A Q 8
C Q J 8 3
Rosenberg
West

Pass

Lead
D 7
S K
S J
H K
C 5
H 8
C 3
C 7
C 8
Hampson
North
1 S
4 S

2nd
2
6
A
A
2
J
6
H 2
10
Zia
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
4
5
5
Q
Q
K
J
S 10
Greco
South
2 S


4th
Q
7
3
9
A
S 2
4
9
H 4
Moss
West
Welland
North
Gitelman
East
Fallenius
South
S 7 3
H Q 10 7 5 4 2
D K 10 6
C 4 2
TableS A 9 6
H K 8
D 9 7 4 3
C A 10 9 6


Par +420
4 S NS
S 10 5 4
H A J 6 3
D J 5 2
C K 7 5


Ekeblad +7Welland 129-864 S North =+4202 S North +1+140


Board 58
Both Vul
S 9
H K Q 10 8 7 5 3
D 10 9 8
C 10 2
Rosenberg
West

4 S
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
S A
C 4
Hampson
North

4 NT
5 H


2nd
8
K
K
Zia
East
2 S
Dbl
Pass


3rd
3
J
6
Greco
South
Dbl
5 C
6 H


4th
2
9
Moss
West

4 S



Lead
S A
D 7
Welland
North

5 H



2nd
K
Q
Gitelman
East
2 S
AP



3rd
J
K
Fallenius
South
Dbl




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


Par +200
4 S× EW -1
S K
H A J 4 2
D A Q 6
C K Q J 9 8
TieWelland 129-866 H North -1-1005 H North -1-100


Board 59
None Vul
S A Q 9 7 4
H A 7 4
D 9 3
C 5 4 3
Rosenberg
West

Pass
2 NT

Lead
S 7
C 2
D A
D 5
C 10
C 7
C J
D 10
S 8
Hampson
North

1 S
Pass

2nd
5
3
2
6
4
6
H 7
H 4
Zia
East

Dbl
3 NT

3rd
J
Q
4
K
A
K
H 6
Q
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
K
8
3
9
9
5
S 6
8
Moss
West

Pass
3 NT

Lead
D 6
H 10
D J
H 8
H 7
Welland
North

Pass
AP

2nd
10
4
4
5
K
Gitelman
East

1 NT


3rd
9
6
3
9
3
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S J 6 3
H Q 5 3
D J 8 6 2
C 9 8 6



Ekeblad +10Welland 129-963 NT West -1+503 NT East +1-430


Board 60
N-S Vul
S 9 5 2
H 6 5 4 2
D 10 5
C A Q 7 5
Rosenberg
West
1 D
2 C

Lead
H 4
D 2
C 2
D 7
C 3
C A
S 9
C J
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
A
5
K
Q
10
10
7
Zia
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
A
5
8
10
9
S 7
Q
S 3
Greco
South
Pass
Pass

4th
K
4
K
3
6
4
A
D 9
Moss
West
1 D
2 C

Lead
C 5
C 6
C A
S 9
C J
H K
S 6
S Q
S 8
Welland
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
3
10
10
7
6
2
4
D 2
Gitelman
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
K
Q
H 3
J
D 3
8
3
5
D 6
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S Q J 7
H A 10 7 3
D J 9 7 2
C K 6


TieWelland 129-962 C West +1-1102 C West +1-110


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 5OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 61
Both Vul
S J 10 8 3
H A J 9 3
D J 4
C Q 8 7
Rosenberg
West

3 D
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
D Q
S 5
C A
C 4
S 6
C 6
S 9
Hampson
North
Pass
4 D
Pass


2nd
2
8
4
8
7
7
Q
Zia
East
Pass
Dbl
5 D


3rd
A
4
Q
3
D 2
D 10
D 6
Greco
South
2 D
4 H
Dbl


4th
K
A
3
2
5
8
9
Moss
West

1 D
5 D


Lead
S J
D Q
C 3
C 4
S 5
C 6
Welland
North
Pass
Dbl
AP


2nd
2
3
2
8
4
Q
Gitelman
East
Pass
3 D



3rd
A
4
A
D 2
K
D 6
Fallenius
South
1 C
Pass



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


Par -130
4 D EW
S A 7 4
H K 7 5 4
D Q
C K 10 9 5 2



Ekeblad +3Welland 129-995 D× West -1+2005 D West -1+100


Board 62
None Vul
S K J 7 5
H A 6 4 2
D 9 3
C A Q 7
Rosenberg
West

Pass
AP

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

1 D


2nd
Q
7
3
9
10
4
A
D 2
7
C 2
Zia
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
K
4
6
J
K
J
D 5
A
C 7
Greco
South
Pass
1 NT


4th
4
5
10
S 2
Q
3
3
8
10
8
Moss
West

1 C
AP

Lead
H 3
D 4
H 5
S 4
S 6
H 8
S 2
H 9
C 3
D 9
Welland
North

Dbl


2nd
2
10
4
10
8
6
3
A
2
Q
Gitelman
East
Pass
1 S


3rd
10
3
7
J
A
D 7
D K
D J
Q
5
Fallenius
South
Pass
2 D


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


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




Ekeblad +5Welland 129-1041 NT South =+902 D South -2-100


Board 63
N-S Vul
S A 8 7
H A 7 4 2
D 10 4
C A 9 5 2
Rosenberg
West
Hampson
North
Zia
East
Greco
South
Moss
West

1 S
3 S

Lead
D 10
S 3
S J
C A
S Q
Welland
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
A
4
A
3
8
Gitelman
East

2 NT
4 S

3rd
5
K
5
6
H 6
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S 9 4
H 10 5
D 9 6 5 2
C J 10 8 7 6
Ekeblad +1Welland 129-1054 S West =-4204 S West +1-450


Board 64
E-W Vul
S J 9 7 6 3
H 5
D K 7 2
C 9 6 5 4
Rosenberg
West
1 H
1 NT
2 NT
4 H

Lead
S 7
H K
H 2
H Q
D 5
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
3
4
C 4
6
Zia
East
1 S
2 D
3 H


3rd
4
7
10
J
K
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
8
5
C 6
A
A
Moss
West
1 H
2 D
3 NT


Lead
S 3
H K
C 2
C K
C 8
H 2
S Q
H Q
Welland
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
4
Q
4
5
A
H 8
D 2
Gitelman
East
1 S
3 C
4 H


3rd
4
7
A
3
H J
9
6
S 5
Fallenius
South
Pass
Dbl
AP


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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S Q 4
H A 6 4 3
D 8 5 3
C Q J 10 7



TieWelland 129-1054 H West +2-6804 H West +2-680


Board 65
None Vul
S A Q 5 4
H Q 9 7 4
D J 2
C 5 4 2
Rosenberg
West

1 D
2 S
Pass

Lead
C K
C Q
C A
D 5
S J
D J
D 9
Hampson
North
Pass
1 H
Pass
3 C

2nd
6
7
8
4
Q
Q
Zia
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
3
9
J
K
2
A
Greco
South
Pass
Rdbl
2 NT


4th
2
4
5
2
7
3
Moss
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C Q
H 5
S 7
S 4
C 7
H 10
C 8
D 6
D 3
D 7
Welland
North
Pass
1 H
2 H


2nd
6
A
J
6
9
K
J
4
J
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
2
Q
H 3
5
6
4
K
Q
Fallenius
South
1 D
2 D



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


Par +100
2 S× EW -1
S 7
H A K 3
D A 9 8 7 4
C 10 8 7 6





Welland +4Welland 133-1053 C North -1-502 H North =+110


Board 66
N-S Vul
S 8 7 5 3
H Q 9 5
D 8 4
C Q 7 3 2
Rosenberg
West

Rdbl
2 H
4 S

Lead
S A
C A
H A
Hampson
North

2 C
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
8
2
Zia
East
1 S
Pass
3 S


3rd
3
7
5
Greco
South
Dbl
Pass
Pass


4th
2
5
J
Moss
West

2 D



Lead
D 6
S K
D 5
S J
S 10
S 9
H J
C A
Welland
North

Pass



2nd
7
A
10
4
C 6
D 3
A
8
Gitelman
East
1 S
2 S



3rd
8
Q
4
H 2
H 3
H 6
7
2
Fallenius
South
Dbl
AP



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


Par -420
4 S East
S A 4
H A 8 4
D 6 5 3
C A J 10 6 4



Welland +6Welland 139-1054 S East =-4202 S East +2-170


Board 67
E-W Vul
S K 7
H 5 2
D Q 10 7 6
C Q 10 9 7 2
Rosenberg
West

1 NT
2 H
4 C
5 D

Lead
C 10
H 4
H 6
C 3
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
2
J
2
Zia
East

2 D
3 NT
4 NT
6 H

3rd
4
A
Q
K
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
J
3
5
8
Moss
West

1 NT
2 H
6 H


Lead
H 2
S Q
H 5
S A
S J
D A
H 9
H 7
H 8
H 10
Welland
North

Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
A
3
6
7
C 7
6
C 2
D 4
S 8
C 8
Gitelman
East

2 D
4 H



3rd
3
5
J
2
D 5
8
K
C 3
D J
S 9
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass



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


Par -1430
6 H EW
S 10 8 6 4 3
H J 3
D K 4 3 2
C 8 4






Welland +17Welland 156-1056 H West =-14306 H West -1+100


Board 68
Both Vul
S A K 7 6
H 9
D 7 5
C 10 9 6 5 4 3
Rosenberg
West
1 H
4 H

Lead
S K
S A
D 7
C A
C 8
H Q
H 3
H 6
D 4
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
Q
10
2
K
9
C 6
10
Zia
East
3 C
Pass

3rd
9
5
J
3
10
2
K
A
Greco
South
Pass
Pass

4th
4
10
3
J
Q
5
7
C 4
Moss
West
2 H
Pass

Lead
S A
D 7
C A
C 8
H Q
H 3
H 6
S 4
D 5
Welland
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
10
2
K
9
C 6
10
K
Q
Gitelman
East
4 H


3rd
2
J
5
3
2
K
J
Q
K
Fallenius
South
Pass


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S 9 5 2
H 10 7 5
D K J 9 6
C A 8 7


TieWelland 156-1054 H West -2+2004 H West -2+200


Board 69
N-S Vul
S 10 4 3 2
H Q 8
D J 8 6
C K Q 4 2
Rosenberg
West

Pass

Lead
C A
C J
C K
S A
S J
S K
H 9
C 4
D Q
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
6
H 7
7
5
3
Q
D 10
K
Zia
East
2 H


3rd
2
Q
S 8
9
Q
D 4
3
H 10
6
Greco
South
Pass


4th
5
9
7
2
4
6
6
8
A
Moss
West

Pass

Lead
S 8
S J
S K
H 9
C 2
C A
H 5
H K
H A
S 7
D 4
D 7
Welland
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
5
3
Q
9
6
10
C 7
D 5
C 8
2
J
Gitelman
East
2 H


3rd
10
Q
C 5
2
J
4
D 3
S 4
C Q
D 6
K
A
Fallenius
South
Pass


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


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





TieWelland 156-1052 H East -1+502 H East -1+50


Board 70
E-W Vul
S A Q 8 6
H 7
D 7 5 4 3
C A Q 6 5
Rosenberg
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
5 D

Lead
C 9
S 4
C 5
S 2
H 2
S 10
H 3
D 4
D A
D K
H K
Hampson
North

1 S
2 C
4 C
Dbl

2nd
2
J
D Q
7
7
K
D 3
J
H 8
H 9
10
Zia
East
1 D
Dbl
2 S
4 D
AP

3rd
A
9
J
D 6
A
D 10
Q
8
C 4
H 5
Greco
South
1 H
Rdbl
3 C
Pass


4th
D 2
Q
3
6
4
8
J
9
5
7
Moss
West

Pass




Lead
H J
S 2
H 4
D 7
D 6
H 9
D 4
Welland
North

Pass




2nd
2
J
3
2
3
5
Q
Gitelman
East
1 S





3rd
7
9
S 8
8
J
S Q
H 8
Fallenius
South
Pass





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


Par -100
4 C× North -1
S K J 7
H J 10 9 8 4
D 8
C K J 9 8







Ekeblad +11Welland 156-1165 D× East -2+5001 S East =-80


Board 71
Both Vul
S J 2
H A J 10 4
D Q 9 6
C 7 6 4 2
Rosenberg
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C A
D 8
S A
S 4
D 4
D 10
H 2
S 3
C 4
S 8
C 6
Hampson
North

1 NT


2nd
2
6
5
Q
Q
2
9
C 3
Q
C K
9
Zia
East

Pass


3rd
8
7
2
J
K
3
6
H 10
H 3
H J
Greco
South
1 S
2 H


4th
10
A
7
6
5
9
4
10
5
K
Moss
West

Pass
AP

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

1 NT


2nd
2
4
5
Q
6
8
9
3
4
K
H 8
Gitelman
East

Pass


3rd
9
8
2
J
Q
Q
6
6
9
7
H J
Fallenius
South
1 S
2 H


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


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





TieWelland 156-1162 H South =+1102 H South =+110


Board 72
None Vul
S 9 8
H 8 7 4
D A Q 4 3
C A K 6 5
Rosenberg
West
1 NT
2 S

Lead
S 8
H J
H A
H 9
S K
S 6
H Q
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
8
4
7
3
7
S 5
Zia
East
2 C
Pass

3rd
J
3
5
6
9
C 5
S 10
Greco
South
Pass
Pass

4th
A
2
10
K
4
Q
Moss
West
1 D
1 NT

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

2nd
3
6
K
2
8
7
7
5
C 5
D 3
Gitelman
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
2
3
4
J
Q
Q
S 5
10
4
C 9
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -100
3 D× NS -1
S K J 6 5
H K 10 2
D K 6 5 2
C 8 2



Ekeblad +2Welland 156-1182 S West -2+1001 NT West -1+50


Board 73
E-W Vul
S 6
H 8 6 3 2
D 10 9 2
C A K J 3 2
Rosenberg
West

2 H
Dbl


Lead
D K
H K
D A
H 4
C 5
C 2
S K
Hampson
North
Pass
3 C
AP


2nd
4
Q
8
C 4
7
S 2
A
Zia
East
1 H
4 H



3rd
5
5
6
10
A
Q
6
Greco
South
1 S
5 C



4th
2
6
10
8
6
10
Moss
West

Pass
4 H
Dbl

Lead
H K
D K
D A
Welland
North
Pass
3 C
4 NT
AP

2nd
Q
4
8
Gitelman
East
1 H
3 D
Dbl


3rd
10
6
3
Fallenius
South
2 H
Pass
5 C


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


Par -500
6 C× NS -3
S K Q J 7 4
H Q
D 8 4
C Q 9 8 5 4


TieWelland 156-1185 C× North -2-3005 C× North -2-300


Board 74
Both Vul
S K 3 2
H K 10 8 7 3
D Q J
C 10 6 5
Rosenberg
West

1 NT
2 NT

Lead
H 7
H 4
H 10
H 8
H 3
S K
S 3
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
6
Q
D 2
D 7
D 9
7
8
Zia
East
Pass
2 S
3 NT

3rd
A
K
9
5
D 10
5
J
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
J
D 3
D 5
D 6
4
6
Moss
West

1 NT


Lead
H 3
H 4
H 7
D 8
C A
Welland
North

Pass


2nd
6
Q
D 2
A
5
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
9
J
3
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass


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


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

Ekeblad +11Welland 156-1293 NT West -5+5001 NT West =-90


Board 75
None Vul
S 10 7 4 3
H J 6 4
D 9 2
C A 10 9 4
Rosenberg
West

1 S
2 H
4 S

Lead
D 9
S 5
S 9
S 6
S K
H 3
C K
D 2
S 8
H 7
C J
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
C 2
4
H 5
10
6
7
6
C 4
4
Q
Zia
East

2 D
3 D


3rd
5
J
Q
A
C 3
K
A
10
H 2
Q
Greco
South
1 D
Pass
Pass


4th
7
3
C 6
7
C 8
A
5
K
H 8
9
Moss
West

1 S
4 S


Lead
D 9
S 5
S 2
S 6
S J
H 3
C 6
C 4
H 7
D 6
Welland
North

Pass
AP


2nd
A
C 8
4
H 8
10
4
7
5
6
5
Gitelman
East

2 NT



3rd
4
A
Q
K
C 3
K
A
Q
Q
K
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -450
5 S West
S
H A 9 8 5
D J 10 5 4
C K Q 8 6 2






TieWelland 156-1294 S West =-4204 S West =-420


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 6OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 76
N-S Vul
S 9 4
H K Q 10 8 4 3 2
D 10
C A 5 4
Welland
West
1 NT
4 S

Lead
D 10
S 3
S Q
S 2
D 9
H 5
D 5
D A
Rubin
North
2 H
Pass

2nd
K
5
9
H 2
J
K
4
H 8
Fallenius
East
3 H
Pass

3rd
3
A
6
K
Q
A
6
H J
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Pass

4th
2
4
8
10
H 4
7
H 3
Hampson
West
1 NT
4 S

Lead
H K
S 3
S Q
S 2
D K
D 9
D 5
D A
D 7
Rosenberg
North
2 H
Pass

2nd
A
5
9
H 2
3
4
8
H 8
C 4
Greco
East
3 D
Pass

3rd
9
A
6
K
2
6
Q
C 6
H J
Zia
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -460
5 NT EW
S 10 8 5
H 9 7
D J 8 4 3
C Q J 8 2


TieWelland 156-1294 S West +1-4504 S West +1-450


Board 77
Both Vul
S K 7 2
H K 8 6 3 2
D J 8 5
C A 3
Welland
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
H 4
C 2
C 3
C Q
C 5
H J
D 5
C 7
D 2
S A
H 7
Rubin
North
Pass
Pass
1 NT

2nd
A
4
J
S 8
S 9
S 4
7
D 6
10
5
Fallenius
East
1 C
1 H
AP

3rd
5
A
K
H 8
H 2
Q
A
H 6
J
J
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
3
6
9
10
8
K
4
S 10
K
7
Hampson
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
H 4
C 2
C 3
C Q
C 5
D K
C 7
D 2
S 8
H 7
D J
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass
1 NT

2nd
A
4
8
H 9
D 4
A
H 10
Q
K
S 5
Greco
East
1 D
1 S
AP

3rd
5
A
K
H 3
H 6
6
S 2
8
A
Q
Zia
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 6 5 4
H A
D A 9 3 2
C K Q 7 5 2





Welland +1Welland 157-1291 NT North =+901 NT North +1+120


Board 78
None Vul
S J 7 3
H A 10 9 5 3
D
C J 8 5 4 2
Welland
West

3 NT

Lead
H 5
H 4
H 10
H 9
H 3
C 4
D Q
D J
D 10
D 8
S A
Rubin
North

Pass

2nd
2
Q
S 5
D 6
D 7
K
5
K
A
C J
Fallenius
East
1 C
Pass

3rd
K
A
8
6
C 9
7
4
3
C 8
S 9
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Pass

4th
7
J
D 2
C 3
C 10
Q
C 2
C 5
9
C 6
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S A 4 2
H Q 7
D A 8 4 3 2
C Q 10 3
TableS Q 10 9 5
H J 2
D Q J 9 7 6
C A K


Par -100
3 H× NS -1
S K 8 6
H K 8 6 4
D K 10 5
C 9 7 6




TieWelland 157-1293 NT West -3+1503 NT East -3+150


Board 79
N-S Vul
S A K Q 5 3 2
H 9 7
D Q 9 3
C J 6
Welland
West

Pass
3 C
Pass
AP

Lead
H 7
H J
S 10
H A
S 7
C 7
S 9
C 8
C 9
C 4
D 7
Rubin
North

1 H
3 H
Pass


2nd
Q
6
J
10
6
6
4
S Q
H 4
H 5
Fallenius
East

Pass
4 NT
5 C


3rd
K
9
8
C J
C 3
10
C Q
A
D 2
D J
Ekeblad
South
Pass
1 S
Dbl
Dbl


4th
2
C 2
5
C K
2
5
3
H 3
S K
S A
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S 8
H 10 6 2
D A J 8 6 2
C Q 8 7 3
TableS 10 9 7
H Q
D 10 7 4
C A K 10 9 4 2


Par +300
6 C× EW -2
S J 6 4
H A K J 8 5 4 3
D K 5
C 5







TieWelland 157-1295 C× West -1+1005 C× East -1+100


Board 80
E-W Vul
S A 7 5 4
H 9 6 5
D K 7
C A J 7 3
Welland
West
1 C
Pass
Pass
4 C

Lead
S A
S 4
D 4
S K
H 2
H A
D 5
H J
D 6
Rubin
North
Dbl
2 S
Pass
AP

2nd
J
Q
A
5
5
8
2
9
Fallenius
East
1 S
Dbl
Dbl


3rd
3
6
C 5
H 7
K
4
C 6
C 4
Ekeblad
South
2 C
3 D
Pass


4th
2
8
7
10
3
6
K
10
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S K 9 8 2
H J 4 2
D
C K Q 10 9 6 5
TableS Q J
H A K 7
D Q 9 6 5 4
C 8 4 2


Par -130
4 C EW
S 10 6 3
H Q 10 8 3
D A J 10 8 3 2
C




Welland +1Welland 158-1294 C West =-1303 D South -2-100


Board 81
None Vul
S 10 6 2
H K 8
D A K J 6 5
C K 6 5
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
H 5
H 8
H Q
D 8
C 7
H 9
S J
Rubin
North
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
3 D
4 C


2nd
10
3
4
J
S 9
A
10
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
K
A
S 2
6
8
S 6
4
Ekeblad
South
2 D
2 S
3 C
3 H
4 H


4th
5
2
6
S 3
Q
5
D 2
7
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S A K Q J 9
H J 10 6 3
D 4
C Q 9 8
TableS 8 5 4 3
H 4 2
D Q 7 3 2
C 7 4 3


Par +420
4 H NS
S 7
H A Q 9 7 5
D 10 9 8
C A J 10 2





Ekeblad +1Welland 158-1304 H North =+4205 D North =+400


Board 82
N-S Vul
S 10 7 5 2
H A K Q 10 8 5
D 5 3
C 6
Welland
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
S J
H 3
H K
H Q
S 5
D 10
S 4
Rubin
North

2 H
3 H

2nd
A
6
2
7
D 6
5
K
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
A
9
C 2
8
4
7
Ekeblad
South
Pass
2 S


4th
2
4
S 6
C 3
Q
A
C 10
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S K Q 9 6 3
H 6
D K 10 9 2
C A Q 3
TableS J
H J 7 4 2
D Q J 6 4
C K 10 8 7


Par -110
3 D EW
S A 8 4
H 9 3
D A 8 7
C J 9 5 4 2

TieWelland 158-1303 H North -1-1002 NT South -1-100


Board 83
E-W Vul
S A J 8 6 5 4 3
H K 4
D Q
C 8 4 2
Welland
West

Pass
2 NT
Dbl

Lead
S 6
D 6
Rubin
North

1 S
3 S
Pass

2nd
H 3
Q
Fallenius
East

2 D
3 NT
4 NT

3rd
10
A
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Pass
4 S
AP

4th
K
8
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S K Q 9
H J 10 9 6
D 10 6 3
C K J 10
TableS
H Q 3
D A K J 7 5 4 2
C A Q 7 3


Par -500
5 S× NS -3
S 10 7 2
H A 8 7 5 2
D 9 8
C 9 6 5
Welland +2Welland 160-1304 NT West +2-6905 D East +1-620


Board 84
Both Vul
S K 4 3
H J 6 2
D Q J 10 8 6
C A Q
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 3
H 8
C 5
C Q
D 10
H 7
H 9
Rubin
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT

2nd
5
2
7
6
4
J
S 8
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP

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


4th
6
A
4
3
K
S 2
Hampson
West
Rosenberg
North
Greco
East
Zia
South
S Q 7 6 5
H Q 8 7
D K 2
C J 10 7 3
TableS A J
H K 10 9 4 3
D 9 7 4
C 6 4 2


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

Welland +3Welland 163-1303 NT North -2-2003 NT South -1-100


Board 85
N-S Vul
S J 5 4 2
H A Q 7 5 3
D 4
C K 7 2
Welland
West

1 D
Pass




Lead
D 9
Rubin
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT




2nd
4
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP




3rd
J
Ekeblad
South
1 C
2 NT
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
S K
Rosenberg
North
Pass
2 D
4 D
4 NT
5 NT
7 S

2nd
3
3
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
Zia
South
2 C
2 S
4 H
5 D
6 H


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


Par +2210
7 S NS
S A K Q 9 6
H K
D A K 6 2
C A 6 3
Welland +16Welland 179-1303 NT South +4+7207 S South =+2210


Board 86
E-W Vul
S 7 5
H A K 4 2
D K 4
C K J 10 6 3
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
S 3
C 5
H 6
S K
H 9
C K
H A
C 3
Rubin
North

2 H
2 NT


2nd
5
J
7
Q
D 6
5
2
8
4
Fallenius
East
1 NT
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
8
J
7
H 4
K
D 2
D 3
S 6
Ekeblad
South
2 D
2 S
3 S


4th
4
7
A
2
10
3
8
J
Hampson
West

Pass
AP


Lead
H J
C 5
S A
S 3
H 9
H K
C K
Rosenberg
North

2 NT



2nd
2
7
4
K
5
6
2
Greco
East
1 NT
Pass



3rd
8
J
8
2
A
S 6
S 9
Zia
South
2 D
3 D



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


Par +110
2 S NS
S K J 9 6 4
H Q 9
D J 9 7 3 2
C 5




Ekeblad +2Welland 179-1323 S South -1-503 D South -2-100


Board 87
Both Vul
S Q 9 8
H Q 10 6 3 2
D K 6
C 4 3 2
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 8
D 9
H 3
D 10
H Q
Rubin
North

1 D
2 H
3 S


2nd
3
K
5
H 10
J
Fallenius
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
2
K
7
4
Ekeblad
South
1 C
1 S
3 H
4 H


4th
6
4
A
5
7
Hampson
West

Pass
AP



Lead
S 5
D 4
D 6
H A
H 8
S 7
Rosenberg
North

1 H




2nd
8
9
8
2
3
6
Greco
East

Pass




3rd
2
K
J
5
J
Q
Zia
South
1 D
1 S




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


Par +620
4 H NS
S A K J 7
H K 9 4
D Q J 5 4 3
C K


Ekeblad +9Welland 179-1414 H North =+6201 S South +4+200


Board 88
None Vul
S K J 2
H 6
D A K J 10
C K Q 6 5 4
Welland
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
C K
S 7
H 6
H 2
C Q
C 4
Rubin
North
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 D
4 S
5 NT


2nd
K
7
J
4
7
8
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
3
10
A
S 2
2
S Q
Ekeblad
South
1 H
2 C
2 S
3 S
4 NT
6 S


4th
4
A
5
5
10
9
J
Hampson
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



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



2nd
A
8
9
4
A
S K
10
10
9
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



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




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


Par +990
6 NT South
S A Q 6 5 4
H A Q 3 2
D 5 4
C 3 2







TieWelland 179-1416 S South =+9806 S South =+980


Board 89
E-W Vul
S J 8 7 5 4
H Q 7 6 3
D A 7 6 3
C
Welland
West

1 NT
Dbl
Dbl

Lead
S 6
D K
D 9
D 7
C 2
D 6
H A
H 5
S 10
Rubin
North
Pass
Dbl
3 S
AP

2nd
4
2
8
Q
6
C 7
4
K
J
Fallenius
East
1 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
3
A
S 2
S 5
S 3
3
6
K
Ekeblad
South
Pass
2 S
4 S


4th
A
4
5
10
5
J
2
10
9
Hampson
West

Pass
Pass


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


2nd
S 4
4
4
8
5
Q
6
J
4
S Q
S 3
Greco
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
5
K
6
A
9
S 2
S 7
A
S 8
H 8
K
Zia
South
1 S
3 S



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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A 9 3 2
H A 8 5
D K 9
C 10 8 3 2






Ekeblad +7Welland 179-1484 S× South +1+6904 S South =+420


Board 90
Both Vul
S 9 4
H A Q J 9
D K J 9 8 4 3
C 3
Welland
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
C 3
H 7
D K
S 8
H K
H Q
S 5
Rubin
North

2 D
AP

2nd
6
5
A
6
A
10
9
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
J
2
Q
6
8
10
Ekeblad
South
Pass
Pass


4th
J
3
Q
4
2
S 2
K
Hampson
West

1 S
Dbl

Lead
S 10
S 8
S A
D 3
C Q
H 2
D K
H A
Rosenberg
North

2 D
AP

2nd
3
6
D 9
7
3
5
5
10
Greco
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
H 6
2
6
Q
6
Zia
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K 6 3
H 8 7 4 2
D 6 2
C A 10 5 2


Welland +8Welland 187-1482 S West +1-1402 D× North =+180


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 7OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 91
None Vul
S A 2
H 10 9 5
D A K Q 5
C Q J 10 9
Zia
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C J
C 10
D A
D K
D Q
D 5
S Q
S 9
H 9
C K
Ekeblad
North

1 C
Pass
Pass
2 NT


2nd
3
3
8
4
6
J
C 6
K
C 9
K
5
Rosenberg
East

Pass
1 S
2 H
Pass


3rd
5
2
4
2
9
S 4
C A
2
10
2
S 8
Rubin
South
Pass
1 D
1 NT
Pass
3 C


4th
A
7
H 6
3
10
7
8
6
7
8
Q
Moss
West

Pass
Pass




Lead
S J
Welland
North

1 C
1 NT
Gitelman
East

Pass
AP
Fallenius
South
Pass
1 H
S K 9 8 5
H A J 8 6
D 10 8 7 3
C 7
TableS J 10 6
H K 7 3
D J 6 4
C K 8 6 3


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








Welland +5Welland 192-1483 C North -1-501 NT North +2+150


Board 92
N-S Vul
S A J 9 8 7 6 2
H 6
D
C K Q J 4 3
Zia
West
1 H
3 D
4 H

Lead
H A
D Q
S A
S 9
Ekeblad
North
1 S
4 C
4 S

2nd
2
3
5
Q
Rosenberg
East
2 S
4 D
Dbl

3rd
4
K
4
D 5
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
6
S 2
3
10
Moss
West
1 H
Pass


Lead
C K
H 4
Welland
North
4 S
Pass


2nd
2
6
Gitelman
East
5 H



3rd
6
A
Fallenius
South
Pass



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


Par -460
5 NT EW
S 4
H 7 3 2
D 10 8 7 6 5 3
C 10 8 6
Ekeblad +7Welland 192-1554 S× North -1-2005 H West +1-480


Board 93
Both Vul
S Q 9 7 6 5 4
H 2
D A 9 6 3
C 8 2
Zia
West

1 S
3 C
3 H
4 D
5 D

Lead
S J
H K
H 6
H Q
D 4
C 2
H J
C A
H 9
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
2
C 8
5
5
K
8
4
10
Rosenberg
East
1 H
2 D
3 D
4 C
4 H
5 H

3rd
7
7
A
S 2
Q
3
S 3
7
S 10
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
8
3
4
S 4
A
5
S 5
S 6
Moss
West

1 S
3 C
4 NT



Lead
S J
C 5
C A
D 7
D K
Welland
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



2nd
A
2
4
5
A
Gitelman
East
1 H
2 D
3 NT
6 NT



3rd
7
K
7
Q
2
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S J
H 10 8 5 4 3
D 10 5
C 10 9 6 4 3






Ekeblad +13Welland 192-1685 H East =-6506 NT East =-1440


Board 94
None Vul
S K 7 6 2
H K 10 9 2
D K J 7
C 9 7
Zia
West

2 S


Lead
H 7
S 5
H 6
D J
H J
S Q
D 10
D 4
S K
S 6
C J
C Q
Ekeblad
North

3 NT


2nd
2
A
S 3
Q
S 4
9
6
C 3
H 3
H A
7
Rosenberg
East
1 H
AP


3rd
Q
J
9
A
10
7
7
K
C 2
D 5
K
Rubin
South
1 NT



4th
5
2
4
2
8
C 8
3
8
8
10
A
Moss
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
C 9
C Q
C 2
D K
D J
Welland
North

Pass
AP

2nd
K
3
J
3
8
Gitelman
East
1 H
2 D


3rd
A
7
S 2
5
10
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A Q
H J 6 5
D A 10 5 4
C A Q 6 2






Ekeblad +7Welland 192-1753 NT South +1+4302 S West -3+150


Board 95
N-S Vul
S A J 10
H 9 8 7 4 3
D 4 3 2
C K Q
Zia
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

2 D
Dbl


2nd
2
K
C J
2
10
Q
9
4
Rosenberg
East

4 H
Pass


3rd
A
D 8
D 6
Q
4
K
H 7
10
Rubin
South
2 C
Pass
5 C


4th
10
3
4
8
5
5
H 2
Moss
West

1 S
Pass


Lead
D J
H A
H Q
H J
H 10
C 8
Welland
North

Dbl
Dbl


2nd
5
K
C 7
C 4
C 3
6
Gitelman
East

4 H
AP


3rd
2
S 4
D 6
S 7
S 8
2
Fallenius
South
1 C
Pass



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


Par +600
5 C South
S Q 5 3
H K
D K J 10
C A J 7 6 4 3



Ekeblad +7Welland 192-1825 C South =+6004 H× East -2+300


Board 96
E-W Vul
S A K 10 9
H 2
D A K J 6 4 3
C 10 3
Zia
West
1 C
4 D
Pass
Dbl
Dbl

Lead
S 3
D A
D K
D 3
Ekeblad
North
1 D
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
7
9
Rosenberg
East
1 H
4 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
2
8
10
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
4 S
5 D


4th
A
C 4
H K
S 5
Moss
West
1 C
4 H
Dbl
Pass


Lead
D A
S 5
H 2
H 3
C 10
S 6
D 7
S 8
D 9
S J
H J
C K
Welland
North
1 D
Dbl
Pass
Dbl


2nd
5
10
4
C 3
2
9
8
K
10
A
7
Gitelman
East
1 H
Pass
5 C
AP


3rd
2
3
9
6
7
C 6
C 5
C 8
C J
C Q
Q
Fallenius
South
Pass
4 S
Pass



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


Par -500
5 D× NS -3
S Q 7 4 2
H 10 9 7 5
D 10 8 2
C 9 7








Ekeblad +6Welland 192-1885 D× North -3-5005 C× West =-750


Board 97
None Vul
S A J 10 6 3
H A K Q 8
D A Q 2
C Q
Zia
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
C Q
H 3
H K
C 3
D 6
D 3
S A
H 8
D J
Ekeblad
North
1 C
1 H
2 S

2nd
Q
A
9
S 4
K
4
10
9
S 8
S 5
Rosenberg
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
4
J
6
10
Q
9
2
C 2
7
Rubin
South
1 D
1 S


4th
4
8
A
5
D 2
K
A
Q
10
S 3
Moss
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
C Q
S 8
H 5
H K
H Q
C 3
Welland
North
2 C
2 S


2nd
2
A
5
A
7
S 9
K
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
2
K
3
6
9
8
Fallenius
South
2 D
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 7 5 2
H 9 6 4
D 10 6
C K 7 5 4 2




Ekeblad +4Even 192-1922 S South =+1104 S North -1-50


Board 98
N-S Vul
S 7 6
H A 7 5 4
D K Q 9
C K J 8 4
Zia
West

1 S

Lead
D K
D J
H A
C K
C J
D 10
S 8
Ekeblad
North

Pass

2nd
A
5
2
3
5
9
6
Rosenberg
East
1 C
2 S

3rd
8
2
8
2
6
C Q
Rubin
South
Pass
AP

4th
3
Q
3
10
S 2
6
Moss
West

2 C

Lead
D 8
S A
S Q
D 6
D 9
C 10
S 3
H 5
C 2
H J
D 7
Welland
North

Pass

2nd
2
J
K
4
C 3
4
8
2
H 6
7
H A
Gitelman
East
1 NT
2 H

3rd
Q
2
4
K
5
5
H 4
K
8
10
Fallenius
South
Pass
AP

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


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




TieEven 192-1922 S West -1+502 H East -1+50


Board 99
E-W Vul
S K 8 5
H K Q 10 6
D Q 8
C Q J 7 2
Zia
West

2 D
AP

Lead
D K
D A
S 4
H 2
C 2
H 5
Ekeblad
North

3 D


2nd
8
Q
5
4
5
8
Rosenberg
East

Pass


3rd
10
4
10
K
K
Q
Rubin
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
3
5
Q
3
4
9
Moss
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
C A
H 5
C 7
H 2
C 8
D 4
D K
D 9
C 6
D 6
Welland
North

Pass
Dbl

2nd
3
4
10
A
J
5
Q
S 8
H 8
Gitelman
East

2 H
AP

3rd
2
10
K
6
H 9
A
10
S 2
Q
Fallenius
South
1 NT
Pass


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A Q 9
H 5 2
D J 7 5 3
C A K 9 6




Welland +9Welland 201-1923 NT South +1+4302 H× East -3+800


Board 100
Both Vul
S A 8 3 2
H A 9 6 2
D Q 6 4
C 8 3
Zia
West
Pass
1 NT


Lead
H 2
C 7
S 5
D 4
S 7
H 3
D Q
D 6
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
8
4
A
6
A
C 4
C J
Rosenberg
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
10
Q
Q
3
K
8
5
K
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
2
A
7
2
4
2
Moss
West
Pass
1 NT
3 NT

Lead
S A
D 4
H 5
D Q
D 6
Welland
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
A
4
H 8
Gitelman
East
1 C
2 NT


3rd
4
9
Q
5
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S 6 4
H 10 7 4
D K 9 5 3
C K 9 5 2


Ekeblad +10Ekeblad 202-2011 NT West +2-1503 NT West =-600


Board 101
N-S Vul
S 10
H A J 8 3
D 10 9 8 4
C J 5 4 3
Zia
West

1 S
3 H
4 D
4 NT
6 S

Lead
H A
H 3
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
10
Rosenberg
East
1 C
2 D
3 S
4 H
5 H


3rd
4
K
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl


4th
6
9
Moss
West

1 S
3 S
5 D



Lead
H A
H 3
Welland
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



2nd
2
10
Gitelman
East
1 C
2 D
4 S
5 S



3rd
7
K
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



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


Par -450
5 S EW
S 7 5 4
H K 7 5 4
D 7 6
C Q 10 6 2
Ekeblad +11Ekeblad 213-2016 S West -1+505 S West =-450


Board 102
E-W Vul
S Q 10 7 6
H A 4 2
D J 4
C K J 10 9
Zia
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S A
C 7
D 3
Ekeblad
North

2 NT


2nd
5
A
10
Rosenberg
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
3
8
J
Rubin
South
2 D
3 NT


4th
6
9
6
Moss
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S K
S A
Welland
North

2 NT


2nd
5
9
Gitelman
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
2
Fallenius
South
Dbl
3 NT


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


Par +460
5 NT North
S 9 5
H Q 6 3
D A K Q 9 7 3
C A Q
TieEkeblad 213-2013 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460


Board 103
Both Vul
S K 9 6
H 10 9 5 4
D K 10 6
C 10 6 2
Zia
West

Pass
1 S
3 NT

Lead
H 7
C K
H 2
D J
D 3
H 5
D Q
D 8
C Q
D 4
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
A
Q
K
5
A
2
S 2
3
Rosenberg
East

1 D
2 NT


3rd
9
4
4
A
9
6
S 7
S J
7
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
K
6
8
7
10
S 3
6
S 6
2
Moss
West

Pass
1 S
3 NT

Lead
H 6
C Q
H 2
D J
D 4
S 6
S 2
Welland
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
A
Q
K
2
4
7
Gitelman
East

1 D
2 NT


3rd
9
4
4
A
9
A
K
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -600
3 NT EW
S A 10 8 2
H J 7 6 2
D 7 5 2
C A 3





Welland +2Ekeblad 213-2033 NT East +2-6603 NT East =-600


Board 104
None Vul
S A 10
H J 9
D 9 8
C A Q J 9 8 7 5
Zia
West
1 H
Pass


Lead
H 5
C 4
C A
Ekeblad
North
2 C



2nd
A
2
10
Rosenberg
East
Pass



3rd
7
Q
H 2
Rubin
South
Pass



4th
9
6
3
Moss
West
1 H
2 D
3 D

Lead
D 9
H K
C 4
C A
C 5
H 2
S 10
D K
Welland
North
2 C
3 C
AP

2nd
3
9
3
10
S 4
7
Q
4
Gitelman
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
6
5
J
S 6
D 2
J
3
5
Fallenius
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +100
3 H× EW -1
S K 8 6 3
H A 6 3 2
D 10 6 4 2
C 4


Ekeblad +2Ekeblad 215-2032 C North +1+1103 D West -1+50


Board 105
E-W Vul
S 10 9 6
H
D 9 6 5 4 2
C J 10 6 4 2
Zia
West

4 H
Dbl

Lead
H 5
C 4
H 2
S 6
H 3
S 9
C A
S 8
C Q
D 10
H 10
Ekeblad
North
Pass
4 NT
AP

2nd
C 2
9
9
3
Q
7
J
10
8
Q
C 7
Rosenberg
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
8
K
C 6
A
C 10
Q
H K
5
D 2
4
A
Rubin
South
Dbl
5 C


4th
7
3
4
4
6
K
5
J
D 8
K
Moss
West

4 H
Dbl

Lead
C 3
D 2
H A
S 6
H 5
S 9
H 7
C 10
Welland
North
Pass
4 NT
AP

2nd
J
8
C 2
7
C 4
5
9
S 3
Gitelman
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
9
10
4
Q
6
A
C 6
7
Fallenius
South
Dbl
5 C


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


Par -300
5 D× NS -2
S A Q J
H 7 3 2
D A 10 7
C K Q 7 5





Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 220-2035 C× South -1-1005 C× South -2-300


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2005Houston TXMarriott Westchase Hotel
Final, Segment 8OpenEkeblad NSClosedWelland NS
Board 106
Both Vul
S Q 8 7 2
H A
D 10 6 5 4 3
C A 6 5
Welland
West

1 D
Pass
2 D

Lead
C 2
S 2
S 4
S 8
D Q
H 2
S 7
H 6
H 5
Hampson
North

1 H
1 S
Pass

2nd
7
K
J
10
7
A
3
D 10
J
Fallenius
East
1 C
Dbl
Pass
2 H

3rd
A
A
Q
9
A
7
D 2
Q
D 4
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
4
5
6
D 8
3
4
H 3
K
9
Moss
West

1 H
1 NT


Lead
D 4
S 3
S 7
S 9
S 6
C 5
Rosenberg
North

Pass
AP


2nd
Q
4
K
H 2
H 4
K
Gitelman
East
1 C
1 S



3rd
2
J
A
2
D 9
2
Zia
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -90
1 NT EW
S A 9 4
H K 10 8 5 4
D 7 2
C J 9 2




Ekeblad +3Ekeblad 223-2032 H East -2+2001 NT West -1+100


Board 107
None Vul
S A 6 4
H A 10 8 5
D A K 8
C 8 7 3
Welland
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S Q
H K
H Q
C 10
S 10
H A
C 8
D 10
D K
C 3
Hampson
North

1 NT
3 H

2nd
K
2
6
2
2
S 5
5
A
J
A
Fallenius
East

2 S
AP

3rd
8
5
8
7
D 5
4
6
3
7
9
Greco
South
Pass
Dbl


4th
4
3
J
Q
A
9
J
2
4
4
Moss
West

Pass


Lead
C 10
S Q
C 8
S 10
C 6
C K
Rosenberg
North

1 C


2nd
2
3
Q
K
J
Gitelman
East

2 S


3rd
3
8
9
D 4
7
Zia
South
Pass
AP


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 3 2
H K Q 7 4
D 9 7 2
C 10 9 6




Ekeblad +3Ekeblad 226-2033 H North =+1402 S East -1+50


Board 108
N-S Vul
S 8 7 2
H 8 7 4 3 2
D 8
C A J 9 5
Welland
West
1 C
1 H


Lead
C 3
C 5
C K
C 4
H 3
H 9
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
7
10
D 6
5
2
Fallenius
East
1 D
1 NT


3rd
A
Q
J
9
10
Greco
South
Pass
AP


4th
6
8
S 3
S 4
A
Moss
West
1 D
1 NT
2 D

Lead
S 7
H A
H 9
S 9
D 6
D A
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
2
3
A
8
3
Gitelman
East
1 H
2 C
3 D

3rd
J
5
6
8
10
7
Zia
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -400
5 D EW
S K J 9
H K 10
D 5 4 3 2
C K Q 4 3
TieEkeblad 226-2031 NT East +1-1203 D West =-110


Board 109
Both Vul
S A 10 4
H Q J
D K Q J 3
C Q 10 9 2
Welland
West

Pass
Pass


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


2nd
7
5
7
C 4
2
8
4
K
S 2
S 6
7
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
8
A
S 4
J
9
S 3
H 6
C 9
C 10
A
Greco
South
2 C
4 D



4th
2
Q
3
4
A
K
7
6
C 5
C 8
9
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
C K
D 4
C 10
H 6
H Q
C Q
H K
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


2nd
K
7
8
8
3
4
5
D 2
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
6
9
H 5
J
10
H 9
S 4
Zia
South
2 C
3 H
4 H


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


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






TieEkeblad 226-2034 H North +1+6504 H South +1+650


Board 110
None Vul
S Q J 10
H K Q 4 2
D A 10 5 3
C Q 3
Welland
West

1 H
2 S


Lead
H K
D 4
S 2
S Q
C 2
C 3
C K
H Q
D 6
C 8
D 7
Hampson
North

1 S
Pass


2nd
A
K
4
A
4
A
9
6
10
S 6
5
Fallenius
East
1 C
Dbl
4 S


3rd
8
9
J
5
J
6
5
3
S 7
S K
Greco
South
Pass
2 H
AP


4th
7
3
3
8
Q
7
S 10
S 9
2
H 4
Moss
West

1 S
Pass
2 S

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

Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
A
J
3
3
3
5
Q
8
3
Gitelman
East
1 C
Rdbl
2 H


3rd
2
Q
5
A
7
S 8
K
S 9
S 7
Zia
South
Pass
2 D
Pass


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S 6 5 2
H 10 8 5 3
D K J 2
C 9 6 4






Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 231-2034 S West -2+1002 S West =-110


Board 111
N-S Vul
S 5 3
H 9 7 6
D J 10 8
C K Q 7 6 2
Welland
West

Pass
2 H



Lead
H 4
H Q
H 5
H J
H 8
S 2
S 4
Hampson
North

1 D
3 NT



2nd
6
D 2
C 3
D 8
S 3
5
J
Fallenius
East

Pass
AP



3rd
A
3
10
2
S 10
A
Greco
South
1 C
1 NT




4th
K
7
9
C 5
C J
6
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
H Q
H 5
H J
H 8
S 2
S 4
Rosenberg
North

2 S
3 C
3 H


2nd
6
D 2
C 3
S 3
D 8
5
J
Gitelman
East

Pass
Pass
Dbl


3rd
A
3
10
2
C 4
A
K
Zia
South
1 C
2 NT
3 D
3 NT


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S Q J 6
H K
D A K 6 2
C A J 8 5 3



TieEkeblad 231-2033 NT South -3-3003 NT South -3-300


Board 112
E-W Vul
S 7 6
H 3
D Q 9 5 2
C Q J 10 7 4 3
Welland
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
S Q
C A
C 5
S 2
D 3
H 3
Hampson
North
3 C



2nd
A
6
K
6
8
2
Fallenius
East
Pass



3rd
10
3
4
8
10
K
Greco
South
Pass



4th
7
2
8
5
Q
7
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S Q
H J
S J
D 4
S 9
C Q
Rosenberg
North
3 C
3 H
4 C

2nd
A
4
5
5
H 6
2
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
3
K
A
3
Zia
South
3 D
3 NT


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


Par +110
3 D NS
S A 5
H K J 10 8 6
D K J 8
C A 9 5
Ekeblad +5Ekeblad 236-2033 C North +1+1304 C North -1-50


Board 113
None Vul
S K 9 7
H A 10 5
D 6 4 2
C K J 8 6
Welland
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
H Q
H 10
H 5
C Q
S 10
D 5
D 9
S 4
Hampson
North
1 D
1 NT
2 D


2nd
2
K
6
8
3
Q
J
6
7
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
2
J
6
K
Q
3
2
Greco
South
1 H
2 C
2 H


4th
A
3
7
D 7
5
A
4
8
Moss
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 10
H J
H 2
C 6
D 5
D 9
S Q
Rosenberg
North
1 NT
2 D



2nd
2
7
K
A
J
6
K
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
5
A
Q
Q
3
A
Zia
South
2 C
3 H



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S J 10 6 5
H Q J 9 4 2
D A J 8
C Q




Ekeblad +1Ekeblad 237-2032 H South +2+1703 H South =+140


Board 114
N-S Vul
S 9
H A J
D K J 10 8 5 2
C J 9 6 2
Welland
West

1 NT
4 S

Lead
D J
S K
S 5
S A
S J
S 10
H 3
D 9
D 3
H 9
Hampson
North

Dbl
AP

2nd
Q
2
4
C 2
D 5
C 9
J
4
C 7
A
Fallenius
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
7
3
Q
C 3
H 4
H 6
Q
K
S 6
7
Greco
South
Pass
2 C


4th
6
9
D 2
8
H 2
C 5
K
A
8
5
Moss
West

1 S
4 S

Lead
C 2
D 9
Rosenberg
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
6
Gitelman
East
1 H
1 NT


3rd
A
10
Zia
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S 8 4 2
H K 8 5 2
D 9 7
C A Q 7 5




TieEkeblad 237-2034 S West =-4204 S West =-420


Board 115
E-W Vul
S K 9
H Q 9 8 5 4 2
D Q 6 5 3
C Q
Welland
West

Pass
6 S


Lead
D 5
H 10
S 4
H K
D 4
H 7
Hampson
North

5 D
AP


2nd
7
J
3
2
3
D 8
Fallenius
East

Dbl



3rd
A
Q
A
3
S 5
Greco
South
3 D
Pass



4th
9
A
9
6
2
Moss
West

2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
C J
H A
H 3
Rosenberg
North

Dbl
Pass
6 D

2nd
9
Q
6
10
Gitelman
East

4 S
5 S
Dbl

3rd
4
K
J
K
Zia
South
1 D
5 D
Pass
AP

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


Par -500
6 D× NS -3
S 3
H 10 6
D A K J 10 8 2
C 9 8 5 3

Ekeblad +12Ekeblad 249-2036 S West -1+1006 D× South -3-500


Board 116
Both Vul
S J 10 9 7 5 4
H K 3
D K J
C A 10 8
Welland
West
Pass
Pass
AP



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




2nd
A
2
2
3
Q
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
2
4
8
A
S 3
Greco
South
2 NT
4 S




4th
J
8
6
9
4
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 9
S J
Rosenberg
North
1 S
2 S
3 NT
5 C


2nd
J
8
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
3
Zia
South
2 H
3 S
4 NT
6 S


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


Par +1440
6 NT NS
S A 6 3
H A J 8 6 5 2
D A 4
C K 7

Welland +13Ekeblad 249-2164 S North +1+6506 S North =+1430


Board 117
N-S Vul
S 10 8 5
H 9 2
D K 9 7 3 2
C 7 6 2
Welland
West

Pass

Lead
H Q
D J
D 2
D 10
D 8
D 7
C 7
Hampson
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
2
6
Q
C 8
C 5
S 2
10
Fallenius
East
Pass
AP

3rd
J
K
A
3
9
S 3
K
Greco
South
2 NT


4th
A
5
4
C Q
S 7
S 9
H 4
Moss
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
H J
H 8
D J
C Q
C J
D 10
D A
D 8
D 9
S 5
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
7
C 2
4
4
A
6
H 4
H 5
S 6
J
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
10
K
S 7
2
5
8
3
7
K
S 3
A
Zia
South
2 NT


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


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




Ekeblad +10Ekeblad 259-2163 NT South =+6002 NT South =+120


Board 118
E-W Vul
S 8 6 3 2
H K J 8 2
D K Q 8 5
C Q
Welland
West

1 D
2 C
2 H

Lead
C 3
H Q
D K
H 3
C 4
D 5
C 5
D Q
Hampson
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
8
7
A
A
A
6
9
7
Fallenius
East
1 C
1 H
2 D


3rd
Q
4
2
5
H 8
J
H J
Greco
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
K
K
4
2
6
9
2
Moss
West

1 H
Pass


Lead
S J
D 4
S 4
D 9
C 6
C 9
S 9
H 3
H 8
Rosenberg
North

Pass
2 D


2nd
Q
5
A
K
3
H 2
5
7
Q
Gitelman
East
Pass
1 NT
Dbl


3rd
K
7
3
A
A
K
7
9
A
Zia
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -110
2 H EW
S Q 5 4
H A 7
D J 3 2
C 10 7 5 4 3




Ekeblad +9Ekeblad 268-2162 H East -1+1002 D× North -2-300


Board 119
Both Vul
S 3
H A 10 7 2
D A J 8 4 3
C K 8 4
Welland
West

Pass
Pass




Lead
H Q
S A
S K
D 5
H A
Hampson
North

2 C
4 S




2nd
2
9
H 8
7
5
Fallenius
East

Pass
AP




3rd
4
3
D 3
A
C 2
Greco
South
1 S
3 S





4th
K
5
7
2
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
C 3
Rosenberg
North

2 D
2 NT
4 S
5 H


2nd
4
8
Gitelman
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
6
Zia
South
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 NT
6 S


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S A K J 10 8 6 4 2
H K
D Q 6 5
C 2


Ekeblad +13Ekeblad 281-2164 S South +1+6506 S South -1-100


Board 120
None Vul
S J 10 8 7 6 3
H A
D J 4
C K 10 7 6
Welland
West
2 D
3 D

Lead
H A
D 4
D 3
H 5
D 5
S K
C 3
C 10
Hampson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
6
9
K
Q
7
8
5
Fallenius
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
2
K
J
4
S 3
C 2
K
Greco
South
2 H
Pass

4th
6
2
A
S 6
7
A
4
Moss
West
2 S
Pass

Lead
H A
D J
H 5
H 8
C 6
D K
D 3
C 10
S K
H 10
S J
Rosenberg
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
A
K
J
2
2
9
4
7
S 4
C 5
Gitelman
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
2
5
4
S 3
J
C 7
S 6
9
D 8
S 8
C 3
Zia
South
Dbl


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S A
H K 10 9 8 2
D K 5 3
C A J 9 3




Welland +12Ekeblad 281-2283 D West -3+1502 S× West -4+800


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