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2007 USBC

Nickell vs. Ekeblad

BoardNickell NSScoreEkeblad NSScoreIMP ResultState of Match
13 H South =+1403 H South =+140TieEven 0-0
23 H West -2+1003 H East -2+100TieEven 0-0
33 D East -1+1005 C North -2-100Nickell +5Nickell 5-0
42 S East =-1102 S East +1-140Nickell +1Nickell 6-0
54 H West =-4204 H East +1-450Nickell +1Nickell 7-0
64 S× North -2-3004 S× North -1-100Ekeblad +5Nickell 7-5
74 C East =-1304 C East =-130TieNickell 7-5
84 S East =-4203 NT East +1-430TieNickell 7-5
92 D South -1-502 NT East =-120Nickell +2Nickell 9-5
102 S West =-1102 D North -2-200Nickell +3Nickell 12-5
116 H East +1-10107 H East =-1510Nickell +11Nickell 23-5
125 C× East -3+5004 S North -1-100Nickell +12Nickell 35-5
133 C South -1-1003 C South =+110Ekeblad +5Nickell 35-10
144 H West +2-4804 S East =-420Ekeblad +2Nickell 35-12
153 NT South =+6003 NT South -1-100Nickell +12Nickell 47-12

164 S North =+4204 S North =+420TieNickell 47-12
173 C South -3-1504 S× East -1+100Ekeblad +6Nickell 47-18
183 NT East +3-4903 NT East +1-430Ekeblad +2Nickell 47-20
193 H North -2-1004 H North -2-100TieNickell 47-20
203 S West +1-1703 S West +1-170TieNickell 47-20
214 H West +1-4504 H East +1-450TieNickell 47-20
221 NT East -2+2003 D North -1-50Nickell +6Nickell 53-20
232 S South =+1101 NT North +1+120TieNickell 53-20
244 H West =-4204 H West =-420TieNickell 53-20
252 S North =+1102 S North =+110TieNickell 53-20
263 NT East -1+1003 NT East -1+100TieNickell 53-20
274 H West +1-4504 H West +1-450TieNickell 53-20
285 H× South -1-2004 H South =+620Ekeblad +13Nickell 53-33
293 NT× South =+7503 C North =+110Nickell +12Nickell 65-33
303 D West -1+502 C South =+90Ekeblad +1Nickell 65-34

315 D× North -1-2004 S East =-420Nickell +6Nickell 71-34
324 S× West -2+5004 S West -1+100Nickell +9Nickell 80-34
334 H South -2-1003 H South -1-50Ekeblad +2Nickell 80-36
344 H West +1-4504 H West +1-450TieNickell 80-36
354 C North =+1305 C× North -2-300Nickell +10Nickell 90-36
365 D North =+6003 D North +2+150Nickell +10Nickell 100-36
376 C North +1+13906 S North +1+1460Ekeblad +2Nickell 100-38
382 D North +1+1104 H South -1-50Nickell +4Nickell 104-38
394 H East =-6205 H East -1+100Ekeblad +12Nickell 104-50
404 S East =-4204 S East =-420TieNickell 104-50
413 NT South +1+4303 NT South =+400Nickell +1Nickell 105-50
424 H East +2-6804 H West =-620Ekeblad +2Nickell 105-52
433 H East +2-2003 H East +2-200TieNickell 105-52
443 S East -2+1002 H West +1-140Nickell +6Nickell 111-52
453 H South =+1402 H North -1-100Nickell +6Nickell 117-52

464 H North +1+4506 H North -1-50Nickell +11Nickell 128-52
473 S North -4-4003 C× East -1+100Ekeblad +11Nickell 128-63
485 C West =-6003 NT West -1+100Ekeblad +12Nickell 128-75
494 H North +2+4804 H North +2+480TieNickell 128-75
506 D West -1+506 D East =-920Nickell +14Nickell 142-75
514 S West =-6204 S× West =-790Nickell +5Nickell 147-75
523 H East =-1404 H East -2+200Ekeblad +8Nickell 147-83
532 D East =-903 C South -2-200Nickell +3Nickell 150-83
541 NT North -1-501 NT North -1-50TieNickell 150-83
552 C West +2-1302 C West +2-130TieNickell 150-83
562 S East =-1101 NT North -1-50Ekeblad +2Nickell 150-85
573 S North -1-501 NT North =+90Ekeblad +4Nickell 150-89
584 H North =+6204 H North =+620TieNickell 150-89
593 NT East =-4003 NT West =-400TieNickell 150-89
606 S North +1+14606 S North =+1430Nickell +1Nickell 151-89

613 S South +1+1703 S South +1+170TieNickell 151-89
621 NT× North +1+2801 NT West -3+150Nickell +4Nickell 155-89
634 H East +2-4804 H East +2-480TieNickell 155-89
642 S East =-1102 S East =-110TieNickell 155-89
654 H West =-4205 H× West -2+300Ekeblad +12Nickell 155-101
663 C South -1-1002 H West +1-140Nickell +1Nickell 156-101
676 S North +1+10106 S North =+980Nickell +1Nickell 157-101
684 S West -1+1003 D East =-110Nickell +5Nickell 162-101
696 S East =-9806 S East =-980TieNickell 162-101
704 S South -1-503 NT North +1+430Ekeblad +10Nickell 162-111
714 H North =+6206 C South -1-100Nickell +12Nickell 174-111
723 S West =-1405 H× South -2-300Nickell +4Nickell 178-111
732 NT West -2+2001 NT West +3-180Nickell +9Nickell 187-111
743 D East =-1102 D West +1-110TieNickell 187-111
754 H East =-4204 H East =-420TieNickell 187-111

763 S East =-1404 S× East -1+100Ekeblad +6Nickell 187-117
774 S West =-6203 H East +1-170Ekeblad +10Nickell 187-127
781 NT East =-903 C West -3+150Ekeblad +6Nickell 187-133
793 C West -3+1504 S North +1+650Ekeblad +11Nickell 187-144
803 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460TieNickell 187-144
814 S West +1-4504 S East =-420Ekeblad +1Nickell 187-145
824 H West -2+1004 H× West -1+100TieNickell 187-145
832 S North =+1103 H West -1+100TieNickell 187-145
846 S South -1-1004 S South +1+650Ekeblad +13Nickell 187-158
854 S East =-4204 S East =-420TieNickell 187-158
863 NT North -2-1003 NT South -2-100TieNickell 187-158
874 S South -1-1004 S South =+620Ekeblad +12Nickell 187-170
885 C West +1-4203 NT East =-400Ekeblad +1Nickell 187-171
893 NT North +2+4603 NT North +1+430Nickell +1Nickell 188-171
904 S× North -1-2003 NT East =-600Nickell +9Nickell 197-171

916 C West =-9203 NT West +3-490Ekeblad +10Nickell 197-181
924 D× East -2+3004 S× East -1+100Nickell +5Nickell 202-181
933 NT South -1-1003 NT North -1-100TieNickell 202-181
944 H South =+4204 H South =+420TieNickell 202-181
956 D East -1+504 H West -1+50TieNickell 202-181
963 NT East +2-6603 NT West +3-690Nickell +1Nickell 203-181
974 S West +2-4806 S East =-980Nickell +11Nickell 214-181
983 S North -2-2003 NT West -3+150Ekeblad +8Nickell 214-189
993 NT South -3-1503 NT South -1-50Ekeblad +3Nickell 214-192
1003 NT West =-6003 NT West =-600TieNickell 214-192
1013 NT North +1+6303 NT South +1+630TieNickell 214-192
1023 NT North -3-1503 NT North =+400Ekeblad +11Nickell 214-203
1033 NT North +1+6303 NT South -2-200Nickell +13Nickell 227-203
1042 H East -1+503 D North -1-50Nickell +3Nickell 230-203
1055 S North +1+4805 S North =+450Nickell +1Nickell 231-203

1064 H South -1-1004 H South -1-100TieNickell 231-203
1076 C East =-9206 H West =-980Nickell +2Nickell 233-203
1084 S South -1-1004 S North =+620Ekeblad +12Nickell 233-215
1094 S× South -1-2004 H East =-620Nickell +9Nickell 242-215
1104 S North -1-503 NT North -1-50TieNickell 242-215
1112 C West +2-1303 C West +1-130TieNickell 242-215
1123 H South -1-504 H North =+420Ekeblad +10Nickell 242-225
1133 NT South +1+4304 NT South -1-50Nickell +10Nickell 252-225
1141 NT East =-901 NT West =-90TieNickell 252-225
1152 S South +1+1403 S South =+140TieNickell 252-225
1163 S North -1-1004 S North -2-200Nickell +3Nickell 255-225
1172 S North +1+1402 S North =+110Nickell +1Nickell 256-225
1184 H West +2-6806 H East =-1430Nickell +13Nickell 269-225
1194 NT West +3-7204 NT West +2-690Ekeblad +1Nickell 269-226
1207 C East -1+507 C East -1+50TieNickell 269-226


United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 1OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 8
H J 10 2
D A K Q
C 10 9 5 4
Stansby
West

1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
C K
S 3
H J
D 4
H 10
H 2
S A
Rodwell
North
1 D
Dbl
Pass


2nd
4
5
Q
4
Q
6
Q
4
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
2 S


3rd
7
J
10
3
2
5
K
8
Meckstroth
South
1 H
2 H
3 H


4th
8
6
5
A
3
8
S 2
7
Nickell
West

1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
D J
H J
D 4
H 10
H 9
Gitelman
North
1 C
Dbl
Pass
3 H

2nd
4
5
A
4
K
Q
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass
2 S
AP

3rd
7
J
7
3
2
K
Moss
South
1 H
2 H
3 C


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 5
H K 9 7 5 3
D 6 3
C 8 6 3 2



TieEven 0-03 H South =+1403 H South =+140


Board 2
N-S Vul
S K Q 4
H 9 4 2
D 8 7 6 5 4
C 8 7
Stansby
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
S Q
S 4
S 5
C 8
C 4
H 10
D A
Rodwell
North

Pass
2 S

2nd
3
10
6
K
Q
2
9
Martel
East
1 D
2 H
3 H

3rd
2
A
K
A
7
5
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Dbl
AP

4th
7
9
J
6
3
K
Nickell
West

2 D


Lead
C A
C 5
D J
S A
S 2
S K
D 5
H 10
Gitelman
North

Pass


2nd
6
9
A
6
7
J
2
2
Freeman
East
1 NT
3 H


3rd
7
8
9
4
Q
5
3
5
Moss
South
2 C
AP


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


Par -110
2 H EW
S A 8 5 2
H K
D A 10 3
C A 10 5 4 2


TieEven 0-03 H West -2+1003 H East -2+100


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

Pass
3 D



Lead
C 4
D 4
D J
H 9
S 8
S A
C K
Rodwell
North

2 C
AP



2nd
7
10
8
6
2
J
5
Martel
East

2 D




3rd
9
A
5
3
K
7
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 H




4th
A
3
7
Q
5
4
Nickell
West

Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
D 6
S 2
C A
S 5
Gitelman
North

1 C
3 C
4 S


2nd
7
10
9
4
Freeman
East

1 D
3 D
Pass


3rd
9
A
J
7
Moss
South
Pass
1 H
3 S
5 C


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S 8 7 3
H A Q 7 4 2
D 10 7
C Q 6 4



Nickell +5Nickell 5-03 D East -1+1005 C North -2-100


Board 4
Both Vul
S Q J
H K 9 7 4
D K 10 8
C J 9 4 2
Stansby
West
Pass
1 H
2 S

Lead
S 7
H Q
S Q
H 3
H J
H 6
C 5
H 8
C 7
S 10
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
8
2
K
10
7
9
3
C 9
4
Martel
East
1 D
1 S


3rd
J
5
5
A
D 4
S 2
Q
D 5
6
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass


4th
A
K
4
4
D 3
D 9
2
D Q
10
Nickell
West
Pass
2 C


Lead
H 10
H 7
S A
D 2
H 9
C A
C 3
S K
Gitelman
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
Q
5
3
C 5
7
8
10
Freeman
East
1 S
2 S


3rd
K
2
4
7
S 7
2
4
6
Moss
South
Pass
AP


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


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




Nickell +1Nickell 6-02 S East =-1102 S East +1-140


Board 5
N-S Vul
S J 10 7
H Q
D K J 10 7 4 2
C 10 6 2
Stansby
West

1 H
2 C
4 H

Lead
S J
S 3
S 8
H A
H 3
H J
C 4
C 3
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
10
5
10
D 7
6
Q
Martel
East
1 C
1 NT
2 H


3rd
2
K
H 2
4
K
D 3
A
7
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
6
7
Q
Q
D 4
8
5
2
Nickell
West

2 D
4 H


Lead
D A
D Q
C 4
S A
S 3
C 7
H A
H 2
Gitelman
North
Pass
Dbl
AP


2nd
5
H 4
6
2
4
2
5
8
Freeman
East
1 NT
2 H



3rd
2
4
A
6
K
K
6
J
Moss
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -450
5 H EW
S Q 9 5 4 2
H 10 9 8 5
D A Q
C Q 5



Nickell +1Nickell 7-04 H West =-4204 H East +1-450


Board 6
E-W Vul
S A Q J 8 6 2
H 10 4
D 6
C K Q J 3
Stansby
West

1 H
4 H
Dbl

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

1 S
4 S
AP

2nd
2
K
7
3
10
6
S 2
Martel
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
J
7
4
5
K
2
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
4
4
10
K
7
4
Nickell
West

1 H
4 H
Dbl

Lead
H 6
C 10
C 7
S A
S Q
H Q
H J
Gitelman
North

1 S
4 S
AP

2nd
2
K
5
3
7
10
Freeman
East
Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
A
A
2
4
5
9
Moss
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -500
5 S× NS -3
S 5 4
H 7 2
D J 9 7 4
C 9 8 6 5 4


Ekeblad +5Nickell 7-54 S× North -2-3004 S× North -1-100


Board 7
Both Vul
S Q 10 9 8 5
H 9 6 2
D 7 4 2
C K 4
Stansby
West

Dbl
Dbl
4 C

Lead
D K
C A
C J
H 6
Rodwell
North

2 H
Pass
AP

2nd
A
4
K
K
Martel
East

Pass
3 C


3rd
7
6
2
A
Meckstroth
South
1 H
Pass
Pass


4th
6
10
Q
5
Nickell
West

Dbl
Dbl
4 C

Lead
D 8
S 6
S 8
C A
C J
Gitelman
North

2 H
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
7
4
K
Freeman
East

Pass
3 C


3rd
7
J
3
2
6
Moss
South
1 H
Pass
Pass


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


Par -130
4 D East
S 4 3 2
H A Q 10 7 3
D K Q 8
C Q 10
TieNickell 7-54 C East =-1304 C East =-130


Board 8
None Vul
S 4
H K 8 7 5
D K Q 7 6 2
C 8 5 3
Stansby
West
Pass
2 C
3 S

Lead
D 9
S 2
S J
S 8
S Q
H J
Rodwell
North
Pass
2 D
Pass

2nd
3
5
D 6
D 2
9
A
Martel
East
1 S
2 H
4 S

3rd
Q
K
3
A
C 2
2
Meckstroth
South
Pass
3 D
AP

4th
A
4
10
7
C 3
5
Nickell
West
Pass
2 C
3 NT

Lead
C 4
H J
D 9
C K
S 2
H 3
D K
Gitelman
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
A
3
6
7
K
4
Freeman
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
5
2
Q
7
K
6
Moss
South
Pass
Pass


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


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

TieNickell 7-54 S East =-4203 NT East +1-430


Board 9
E-W Vul
S 9
H K Q J 2
D K 8 5
C A Q J 6 2
Stansby
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 8
D A
D Q
H J
D 10
C 4
S A
Rodwell
North
1 C
Dbl


2nd
9
4
6
8
8
7
2
Martel
East
1 S
Rdbl


3rd
K
2
3
3
H 6
Q
5
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 D


4th
3
5
K
A
J
K
H 2
Nickell
West

2 H


Lead
C 3
H 5
C Q
C 2
D 4
H 6
S 8
S 3
Gitelman
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
7
3
5
8
10
S 2
9
Freeman
East
Dbl
2 NT


3rd
J
4
4
10
K
A
J
Moss
South
1 S
AP


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S Q 6 4 3 2
H 3
D J 7 6 4
C 10 4 3


Nickell +2Nickell 9-52 D South -1-502 NT East =-120


Board 10
Both Vul
S A 7 2
H Q 8 7 3
D K Q J 10 6
C J
Stansby
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
D Q
C A
C Q
D J
D K
D 10
C 6
H A
S 4
Rodwell
North

2 D
AP

2nd
A
2
3
2
4
9
H 3
S 5
6
Martel
East
1 H
Dbl


3rd
7
4
5
H 5
H 10
H K
S 8
J
A
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
J
S 2
8
5
S 3
7
7
Q
Nickell
West

1 S


Lead
H A
H 2
C 4
H 4
C 5
D Q
D K
H 6
Gitelman
North

2 D


2nd
5
10
J
K
D 6
2
A
S 4
Freeman
East
1 H
AP


3rd
J
D 3
Q
D 5
A
7
C 7
S 6
Moss
South
Pass



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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 10 5 4
H K 10 5
D 7
C 10 9 8 7 3 2



Nickell +3Nickell 12-52 S West =-1102 D North -2-200


Board 11
None Vul
S 10 7 3
H 6 4
D J 7 4
C J 10 5 4 2
Stansby
West

1 S
2 S
4 H
5 D
6 H

Lead
D 3
Rodwell
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP
Martel
East

2 H
3 H
5 C
Rdbl
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Nickell
West

1 S
2 NT
4 H
5 D
6 D

Lead
S Q
Gitelman
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Freeman
East

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


Par -1520
7 NT EW
S K Q 9 8 6
H 10 7
D 10 6 3 2
C 7 3
Nickell +11Nickell 23-56 H East +1-10107 H East =-1510


Board 12
N-S Vul
S A J 7 6 5
H A 9
D A K 6 3 2
C 2
Stansby
West
Pass
1 D
3 H
5 C

Lead
S 3
S A
H A
H 9
C A
C 3
C J
D 4
D A
Rodwell
North
1 C
1 S
4 S
Dbl

2nd
4
9
4
K
8
9
S 5
K
J
Martel
East
Dbl
2 C
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
3
2
4
K
6
9
Meckstroth
South
Pass
2 S
Pass


4th
8
K
5
7
2
D 2
10
10
Nickell
West
Pass
3 C
AP


Lead
H K
S A
S 5
H 7
C A
H 4
D A
D K
Gitelman
North
1 S
4 D



2nd
2
8
9
9
8
10
9
J
Freeman
East
2 C
Pass



3rd
5
2
Q
Q
4
8
7
8
Moss
South
2 S
4 S



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


Par +100
4 H× West -1
S Q 10 3 2
H 10 3 2
D 10 8 7
C 10 9 8




Nickell +12Nickell 35-55 C× East -3+5004 S North -1-100


Board 13
Both Vul
S 10 7 5 2
H A K 7 5
D Q J 8 3 2
C
Stansby
West

2 D
AP

Lead
H 2
H K
S 2
H 8
C A
C K
C 8
Rodwell
North
1 D
Dbl


2nd
A
4
4
5
3
6
7
Martel
East
1 H
2 H


3rd
J
D 6
Q
10
D 2
H 7
D 3
Meckstroth
South
2 C
3 C


4th
6
Q
K
C 2
4
J
Q
Nickell
West

Pass


Lead
D A
S 3
S 4
S 8
C A
C K
H 6
H K
H 5
Gitelman
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
2
2
9
10
3
6
2
4
9
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
A
K
J
D 3
D 8
A
D 10
C 8
Moss
South
3 C



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


Par -120
2 NT West
S Q 9 6
H 6
D 10 6
C A K 10 9 8 5 2



Ekeblad +5Nickell 35-103 C South -1-1003 C South =+110


Board 14
None Vul
S K 3 2
H 8 2
D K 8 7 4 3
C A Q 3
Stansby
West

2 H
3 H
4 H

Lead
D 3
S 4
H Q
H 10
H K
S 10
Rodwell
North

Pass
Pass
AP

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


3rd
A
3
4
A
C 2
8
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
7
2
8
C 5
Nickell
West

2 H
3 H
4 S

Lead
D A
C 5
C 3
S A
S Q
S 3
Gitelman
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
6
K
4
D 2
Freeman
East
1 S
2 S
4 C


3rd
3
A
4
5
6
Moss
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -450
5 S EW
S 4
H 7 3
D A J 9 6 5 2
C 10 7 5 4

Ekeblad +2Nickell 35-124 H West +2-4804 S East =-420


Board 15
N-S Vul
S K 10 3
H K 9 7 6
D 9 8 4
C A Q 3
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
S 5
S 4
Rodwell
North

3 NT

2nd
10
8
Martel
East

AP

3rd
J
K
Meckstroth
South
1 NT


4th
Q
7
Nickell
West

Pass

Lead
C 8
S 3
C 4
S 2
C 6
H 6
H A
H 3
S K
H 9
S 6
Gitelman
North

3 NT

2nd
Q
7
3
5
D 7
2
5
8
D 2
D 6
9
Freeman
East

AP

3rd
2
Q
7
10
5
J
7
K
4
Q
D 4
Moss
South
1 NT


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


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




Nickell +12Nickell 47-123 NT South =+6003 NT South -1-100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 2OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A Q J 4 2
H 9 6 5
D J 7
C K J 9
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
S 5
C 9
S 7
S A
C K
Freeman
North
1 S
3 S


2nd
A
6
6
9
C 5
3
Martel
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
7
Q
A
J
8
2
Nickell
South
3 H
4 S


4th
5
3
10
H 2
K
D 4
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H K
S 10
S 5
S A
C K
C J
Ekeblad
North
1 S
2 NT


2nd
A
6
9
H 2
3
5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
4
J
7
2
A
Rubin
South
2 C
4 S


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


Par +450
5 S NS
S 10 8 7 5
H A 3
D A 8 5
C A 7 4 2
TieNickell 47-124 S North =+4204 S North =+420


Board 17
None Vul
S J 8
H Q J 8 7 5 3 2
D 3
C 8 4 2
Stansby
West

2 S
AP


Lead
S 5
C 3
S K
S 7
D 3
C J
C Q
H 10
S 10
H 9
S 3
D Q
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
8
A
9
Q
J
8
9
4
C 6
Q
D 5
6
Martel
East
1 S
Pass



3rd
A
7
J
C 4
K
5
H 2
3
C 10
A
D 4
Nickell
South
2 D
3 C



4th
6
2
4
2
A
K
H 6
K
H 5
D 2
H 7
Rodwell
West

4 C
Rdbl
AP

Lead
C A
D 2
S A
S 4
D K
H 4
H K
Ekeblad
North
3 H
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
4
7
K
A
2
S 6
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
Pass
4 S


3rd
8
3
5
9
C 4
A
9
Rubin
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


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


Par -100
4 H× NS -1
S K 7 6
H 10
D K 10 6 5 2
C A K Q 6







Ekeblad +6Nickell 47-183 C South -3-1504 S× East -1+100


Board 18
N-S Vul
S 8
H A 10 8 5 2
D 10 4 2
C 7 6 4 3
Stansby
West

Dbl
3 NT


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

Pass
AP


2nd
7
3
A
S 3
J
3
4
S 7
S 10
8
Martel
East
1 C
1 NT



3rd
10
4
6
6
A
8
10
9
K
A
Nickell
South
1 S
Pass



4th
J
A
8
5
6
S 4
S 5
7
2
K
Rodwell
West

Dbl
3 C
3 NT

Lead
S 5
H Q
H J
D 10
D 5
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
3
S 7
J
8
Meckstroth
East
1 C
2 NT
3 D


3rd
8
4
6
K
2
Rubin
South
2 S
Pass
Pass


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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S K 10 7 5 4 3
H 3
D K 9 6 5 3
C J





Ekeblad +2Nickell 47-203 NT East +3-4903 NT East +1-430


Board 19
E-W Vul
S Q 6 4 3
H A Q J 10 5 2
D A 7
C 2
Stansby
West

1 NT
Pass

Lead
D Q
S 3
H 9
S 4
D 4
D 2
H A
C 2
Freeman
North

2 C
3 H

2nd
3
5
Q
10
8
6
3
9
Martel
East

2 S
AP

3rd
5
7
6
H 7
7
9
C 3
K
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
A
9
4
2
J
H 2
8
A
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
S Q
H 3
S 3
D 4
C 4
C J
H A
Ekeblad
North

3 H


2nd
3
A
4
8
8
K
H 5
6
Meckstroth
East

Pass


3rd
5
7
8
H 7
7
A
9
C 5
Rubin
South
3 C
4 H


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


Par -650
5 S West
S 7
H 7 4
D 10 6 4 3
C K 8 7 6 5 3


TieNickell 47-203 H North -2-1004 H North -2-100


Board 20
Both Vul
S J 10
H 6 5 4 3 2
D A 9
C A K Q 7
Stansby
West
2 S
Dbl

Lead
C A
C K
S A
S 9
Freeman
North
Dbl
Pass

2nd
2
4
10
J
Martel
East
Rdbl
3 S

3rd
3
9
2
K
Nickell
South
3 D
AP

4th
5
S 7
3
Q
Rodwell
West
2 S
3 S

Lead
C A
C Q
S A
S 5
Ekeblad
North
Dbl
Pass

2nd
2
4
10
J
Meckstroth
East
3 H
Pass

3rd
J
3
2
K
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S Q 3
H 8 7
D K Q 10 8 2
C J 10 9 3
TieNickell 47-203 S West +1-1703 S West +1-170


Board 21
N-S Vul
S J 5
H A 6 5
D 9 6 4
C A Q 10 9 4
Stansby
West

1 NT
4 H

Lead
D 4
C 7
D 10
H K
S A
S 3
C 2
H Q
Freeman
North
Pass
2 C
AP

2nd
J
K
3
3
2
4
9
J
Martel
East
1 S
Dbl


3rd
7
8
6
2
C 3
H 7
H 9
4
Nickell
South
Pass
3 C


4th
2
4
K
5
5
J
5
A
Rodwell
West

2 D


Lead
D 10
H 2
S 7
H 7
D K
D J
D 8
C A
S A
Ekeblad
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
A
5
2
6
7
C 5
H A
H 9
6
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
4 H


3rd
9
K
H 4
Q
2
Q
C 7
6
C 3
Rubin
South
1 S
AP


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


Par -450
5 H EW
S K 9 6 4 2
H J 3
D 10 7
C K J 6 5



TieNickell 47-204 H West +1-4504 H East +1-450


Board 22
E-W Vul
S K 9 7
H Q 9 8 2
D Q 10 6 5
C J 10
Stansby
West

Pass


Lead
C 7
H J
C 5
D 5
C Q
C A
C 8
D 9
H K
D 7
H Q
S 9
Freeman
North

Pass


2nd
K
2
4
8
D 4
S 5
D J
S 8
S 4
2
6
J
Martel
East
1 NT



3rd
J
4
10
K
S 7
D 6
H 8
10
5
H 7
S 6
2
Nickell
South
Pass



4th
3
A
2
3
6
9
H 3
A
9
Q
10
Rodwell
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
C 3
S 5
H 3
C 7
H 8
C A
H 9
C Q
H Q
S 3
Ekeblad
North

Pass
3 D

2nd
5
9
A
4
4
D J
6
D 4
K
8
Meckstroth
East
1 D
2 H
AP

3rd
K
J
7
J
D 2
D Q
D 9
D 5
D K
K
Rubin
South
Pass
Dbl


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 6 4 3 2
H A
D K 9 2
C A Q 8 7 5






Nickell +6Nickell 53-201 NT East -2+2003 D North -1-50


Board 23
Both Vul
S 8 5
H 10 3 2
D J 9 7 6
C A K 8 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
C 2
S 5
C J
S 8
H 8
S Q
Freeman
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
10
10
4
Q
A
K
10
Martel
East

Pass
AP

3rd
Q
A
K
K
7
4
Nickell
South
1 S
2 D


4th
A
3
6
5
2
2
Rodwell
West

Pass


Lead
C 5
S 5
S Q
C 3
H 3
S J
Ekeblad
North

1 NT


2nd
J
9
10
2
8
6
Meckstroth
East

AP


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



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


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

TieNickell 53-202 S South =+1101 NT North +1+120


Board 24
None Vul
S A K 2
H 9 8 4 2
D A 7 6
C 8 7 5
Stansby
West
1 H
2 H
4 H

Lead
S A
S K
S 2
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
9
10
Martel
East
1 NT
3 H


3rd
Q
7
J
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
8
H 3
Rodwell
West
1 H
3 H


Lead
S A
S K
S 2
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
9
10
Meckstroth
East
1 NT
4 H


3rd
Q
7
Rubin
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -100
4 S× NS -1
S Q J 7 5 3
H 7
D K Q 5 3
C 10 4 3
TieNickell 53-204 H West =-4204 H West =-420


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

Pass

Lead
H Q
S 4
H K
H 8
Freeman
North
1 NT
2 S

2nd
2
3
3
5
Martel
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
D 5
S J
Nickell
South
2 H


4th
A
A
4
6
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H Q
C Q
H K
H 10
D A
D 5
S 5
Ekeblad
North
1 NT
2 S

2nd
2
7
3
J
4
9
J
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
9
D 6
S 3
3
8
K
Rubin
South
2 H


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 10 8 7 2
H 9 6 4 2
D Q 9 4
C 9
TieNickell 53-202 S North =+1102 S North =+110


Board 26
Both Vul
S 10 9 5 2
H J 9 6 5
D K 9 2
C 6 4
Stansby
West

1 H
3 NT

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

Pass
AP

2nd
6
10
3
7
4
A
8
9
Martel
East
1 C
2 NT


3rd
K
Q
9
A
K
5
D 9
D 2
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
2
A
5
2
6
7
S 6
Rodwell
West

1 S


Lead
S 8
C 3
S J
C K
C 7
S 7
H K
H A
H 10
H 9
S 10
D 9
Ekeblad
North

Pass


2nd
A
4
4
2
10
C 9
8
Q
C J
D 4
6
Q
Meckstroth
East
1 C
3 NT


3rd
2
Q
5
5
8
9
2
3
4
D 3
D 8
Rubin
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -140
3 S East
S J 8 7
H Q 8
D J 10 8 3
C A J 10 2






TieNickell 53-203 NT East -1+1003 NT East -1+100


Board 27
None Vul
S J 8 6
H 8
D Q 9 7 6
C K 10 9 8 3
Stansby
West

1 H
3 S
4 H

Lead
S 6
H K
H 6
C 5
C 9
Freeman
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
8
C 10
2
7
Martel
East

3 H
3 NT


3rd
9
2
A
Q
6
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
7
10
K
A
Rodwell
West

2 NT
4 H


Lead
D 7
C 6
Ekeblad
North

Pass
AP


2nd
2
A
Meckstroth
East

3 D



3rd
A
3
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -450
5 H EW
S 10 9 5 2
H 10 7
D A J 4 3
C 6 4 2
TieNickell 53-204 H West +1-4504 H West +1-450


Board 28
N-S Vul
S A 9
H A 9 5 4
D 7 6 5 2
C 9 7 2
Stansby
West
1 S
2 S
4 S

Lead
S K
H A
H 4
S 3
D 4
C 6
S 4
D A
Freeman
North
Pass
3 H
5 H

2nd
A
7
10
10
10
2
6
Martel
East
1 NT
3 S
Dbl

3rd
5
2
Q
9
J
10
H 9
Nickell
South
2 H
4 H
AP

4th
2
S 8
S 7
J
2
J
H J
Rodwell
West
1 S
2 S


Lead
S K
H A
H 4
D 10
D J
S 3
S 10
Ekeblad
North
Pass
4 H


2nd
A
6
10
K
5
Q
H 9
Meckstroth
East
1 NT
AP


3rd
5
2
K
2
A
9
H J
Rubin
South
2 H



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


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


Ekeblad +13Nickell 53-335 H× South -1-2004 H South =+620


Board 29
Both Vul
S Q
H 10 4
D A 10 7 4
C 10 9 8 5 3 2
Stansby
West

1 NT
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S 6
H K
D Q
C 6
H 3
D 7
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
3 C
AP

2nd
Q
A
3
7
10
5
Martel
East
1 S
2 S
Pass


3rd
K
9
4
J
2
J
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
3 NT


4th
2
4
K
2
7
Rodwell
West

1 NT
Pass


Lead
S K
D 2
C A
C 7
D 9
H 10
H Q
H J
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
3 C


2nd
2
Q
J
Q
A
K
5
6
Meckstroth
East
1 S
2 S
AP


3rd
6
8
2
3
5
A
4
D 7
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass



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


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



Nickell +12Nickell 65-333 NT× South =+7503 C North =+110


Board 30
None Vul
S J 9 4
H 10 8 6
D Q J 3
C A 9 8 2
Stansby
West

1 D


Lead
H 6
D A
D 6
H 5
H 9
H 7
S 2
C K
D Q
C 2
D 9
Freeman
North

1 NT


2nd
4
3
J
3
10
S 6
A
7
4
10
C 8
Martel
East
Pass
3 D


3rd
J
2
K
Q
K
C 3
5
A
C 4
J
10
Nickell
South
1 C
AP


4th
A
5
C 5
8
2
C 9
4
6
7
D 8
S 7
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
C J
S A
S K
S 6
D 6
H K
H 4
H A
Ekeblad
North

1 NT


2nd
2
7
5
8
Q
Q
2
3
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
8
4
9
J
K
9
Q
Rubin
South
1 S
2 C


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


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





Ekeblad +1Nickell 65-343 D West -1+502 C South =+90


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 3OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 31
N-S Vul
S K 2
H 7
D A K 10 9 7 6 2
C 10 3 2
Rubin
West

1 H
Dbl

Lead
C K
S Q
S 4
D Q
Hamman
North

2 D
5 D

2nd
5
K
7
A
Ekeblad
East

Dbl
Dbl

3rd
A
A
J
8
Soloway
South
Pass
4 D
AP

4th
2
6
2
3
Rodwell
West

2 D


Lead
C 5
S A
S 4
D A
C 2
Moss
North

Dbl


2nd
4
7
6
8
Meckstroth
East

4 S


3rd
10
J
Q
5
Gitelman
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -200
5 D× NS -1
S 7 6
H A 8 6 5 4 2
D J 5 4 3
C 5
Nickell +6Nickell 71-345 D× North -1-2004 S East =-420


Board 32
E-W Vul
S 9 7 6 4 3
H J 8 7 4
D K Q 10
C 7
Rubin
West
1 D
3 S
AP

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


2nd
A
D 3
Q
K
H 10
S 10
10
K
5
S 9
5
Ekeblad
East
1 NT
4 S


3rd
6
A
2
A
H 4
H 7
4
J
C 4
H 3
Soloway
South
3 C
Dbl


4th
Q
3
7
9
8
9
C 2
C 3
K
C 5
Rodwell
West
1 C
4 S


Lead
C 7
S 2
D 8
S 4
D A
D 6
S 6
Moss
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
C 5
Q
5
10
K
8
Meckstroth
East
2 D
Pass


3rd
6
K
2
C 4
4
J
Gitelman
South
4 C
Pass


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S
H A Q 6 2
D 7 3
C K J 6 5 4 3 2





Nickell +9Nickell 80-344 S× West -2+5004 S West -1+100


Board 33
None Vul
S A Q J 6 2
H K 4 3
D 9 7
C J 9 3
Rubin
West

3 D
AP

Lead
S 9
H 3
C A
D 3
D 4
D 5
C J
Hamman
North
1 S
3 H


2nd
A
9
3
7
Q
H K
5
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
Q
8
A
K
C 2
10
Soloway
South
2 H
4 H


4th
7
A
4
2
9
8
H 2
Rodwell
West

2 D
3 D

Lead
C A
D J
C 7
D K
D 10
H 3
Moss
North
1 S
Pass
3 H

2nd
3
7
10
9
H K
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
H 2
4
C 2
Q
Gitelman
South
1 NT
2 H


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


Par -100
3 H× NS -1
S 7
H Q J 8 7 6 5
D Q 8 2
C K 10 4

Ekeblad +2Nickell 80-364 H South -2-1003 H South -1-50


Board 34
N-S Vul
S K J
H K Q
D J 8 7 6
C Q J 9 4 3
Rubin
West

3 H

Lead
C Q
D 4
H 8
D 2
S A
S 4
H 3
Hamman
North

Pass

2nd
5
8
A
6
2
3
Q
Ekeblad
East
2 S
4 H

3rd
2
10
K
H 10
D 9
H 2
Soloway
South
Pass
AP

4th
A
Q
9
5
J
K
Rodwell
West

4 H

Lead
C Q
D 4
H 8
Moss
North

Pass

2nd
5
6
A
Meckstroth
East
2 S
Pass

3rd
2
10
Q
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -420
4 H EW
S Q 10 8 3 2
H 8
D A K Q 5 3
C 10 2
TieNickell 80-364 H West +1-4504 H West +1-450


Board 35
E-W Vul
S A 8
H A 5 4 3
D Q
C A J 9 7 4 3
Rubin
West

Pass
AP



Lead
D A
D J
C 4
C 2
C A
H 3
H 10
Hamman
North

2 C




2nd
2
4
D 3
10
H 8
Q
J
Ekeblad
East

Dbl




3rd
9
7
K
J
5
2
K
Soloway
South
Pass
4 C




4th
Q
C 7
8
S 5
Q
7
4
Rodwell
West

Pass
2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
S 5
C 7
C 2
C A
S 8
D 9
H 3
D A
H A
Moss
North

1 C
3 S
3 NT
5 C

2nd
2
Q
D 6
8
S 7
9
C 3
Q
5
Meckstroth
East

1 S
Dbl
4 S
Dbl

3rd
7
K
K
J
5
6
3
2
8
Gitelman
South
Pass
2 C
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -500
6 C× NS -3
S Q 6
H J 6 2
D 10 5 4 2
C K 6 5 2






Nickell +10Nickell 90-364 C North =+1305 C× North -2-300


Board 36
Both Vul
S A 10
H K J 5 2
D A J 9 6 5 2
C 4
Rubin
West
1 S
2 C
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
S 8
D A
D 6
S 5
Hamman
North
Dbl
2 D
3 S


2nd
5
2
8
Q
K
Ekeblad
East
Pass
3 C
Pass


3rd
3
J
4
K
10
Soloway
South
Pass
3 D
5 D


4th
4
A
3
10
Rodwell
West
1 D
Pass



Lead
S 8
Moss
North
2 D
3 D



2nd
2
Meckstroth
East
2 H
AP



3rd
4
Gitelman
South
2 S




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


Par +600
5 D NS
S Q 9 7 6 5 2
H A 3
D K 7 4
C 6 5
Nickell +10Nickell 100-365 D North =+6003 D North +2+150


Board 37
N-S Vul
S J 9 3
H K
D A J 3
C A K J 10 8 6
Rubin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
C 6
C 3
C K
C J
H K
S 3
H A
D 6
Hamman
North
1 C
2 C
3 C
4 S


2nd
4
5
4
D 2
D 9
2
5
5
K
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


4th
J
2
D 5
7
9
3
4
7
7
Rodwell
West

Dbl
Pass
AP


Lead
C 5
S 3
S K
Moss
North
2 NT
3 S
5 H



2nd
3
5
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
4 H
Pass



3rd
7
A
J
Gitelman
South
3 H
4 NT
6 S



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


Par +2220
7 NT NS
S A K 10 6 2
H A 6 4
D Q 6 4
C Q 3





Ekeblad +2Nickell 100-386 C North +1+13906 S North +1+1460


Board 38
E-W Vul
S K J 4
H 10 8
D A K J 10 8 7
C K Q
Rubin
West

1 D





Lead
S Q
D A
D K
D J
C 6
D 10
S J
H 8
C 7
S A
Hamman
North

2 D





2nd
2
3
2
4
K
9
5
A
8
4
Ekeblad
East
Pass
AP





3rd
3
H 4
H 5
C 2
4
C 5
6
6
A
Soloway
South
Pass






4th
K
5
6
Q
3
H 9
8
2
Q
Rodwell
West

1 D
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
S A
S 8
C K
D A
D K
D J
C 8
S J
H 10
S 9
Moss
North

Dbl
1 NT
3 D
3 NT


2nd
Q
4
K
7
4
3
2
J
C 10
3
D 7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
5
Q
3
S 7
S 10
H 5
H 8
C 2
4
H A
Gitelman
South
Pass
1 H
2 S
3 H
4 H


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


Par +110
2 H NS
S 10 7 6 2
H K J 6 5 4
D
C 8 5 3 2








Nickell +4Nickell 104-382 D North +1+1104 H South -1-50


Board 39
Both Vul
S J 8 6
H 6 2
D 10 6
C K Q J 10 4 3
Rubin
West

2 S


Lead
S K
S A
H 9
D 8
D 3
C A
C 9
D 5
Hamman
North

Pass


2nd
3
9
4
2
10
7
S 4
C 10
Ekeblad
East

4 H


3rd
6
8
2
A
H 3
6
H 5
Soloway
South
1 S
AP


4th
2
5
Q
6
4
3
4
Rodwell
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
S K
S A
H 9
D 8
D 3
C A
C 5
D 5
Moss
North

3 S
Pass

2nd
3
9
4
Q
10
7
S 4
S J
Meckstroth
East

4 D
5 H

3rd
8
6
2
A
H 3
6
H 5
H 8
Gitelman
South
1 S
4 S
AP

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


Par -620
4 H EW
S A K Q 7 4
H 9 7
D K Q 7 4 2
C 7


Ekeblad +12Nickell 104-504 H East =-6205 H East -1+100


Board 40
None Vul
S J 4 2
H Q J 6
D J 8
C K J 6 5 3
Rubin
West
Pass
Dbl
4 S

Lead
C 9
S 6
S Q
D 2
S A
S 10
C A
Hamman
North
Pass
3 H
AP

2nd
2
3
4
8
D 4
H 4
Ekeblad
East
1 S
3 S


3rd
5
K
7
K
H 3
H 8
Soloway
South
2 H
Pass


4th
10
2
5
3
J
C 3
Rodwell
West
1 D
1 NT


Lead
H K
C 9
S 6
S K
D 2
S A
C 10
Moss
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
2
5
4
8
H 4
D 4
Meckstroth
East
1 S
4 S


3rd
Q
J
Q
8
K
H 8
4
Gitelman
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -420
4 S EW
S 5 3
H A K 10 4 2
D Q 10 7 4 3
C 9

TieNickell 104-504 S East =-4204 S East =-420


Board 41
E-W Vul
S 7 5 2
H 10 2
D A 9 4
C K Q J 10 8
Rubin
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
D 3
S 6
S 4
C 3
C K
C Q
C J
D A
D 4
Hamman
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
8
8
9
5
2
D 7
H 7
H 4
6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
9
J
K
10
H 5
H 6
H 9
2
Soloway
South
1 NT


4th
A
J
2
A
6
4
9
S 3
K
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
C 2
C 3
S 2
D Q
H K
H J
D 5
C J
C Q
C K
S 5
Moss
North
Pass
3 NT

2nd
8
5
6
4
2
10
8
S 8
H 8
D J
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
6
10
9
6
4
7
A
H 6
D 10
H 9
Q
Gitelman
South
1 NT


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


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




Nickell +1Nickell 105-503 NT South +1+4303 NT South =+400


Board 42
Both Vul
S 5 4 2
H Q 6 5
D Q 10 8
C A 8 6 3
Rubin
West

1 C
4 H



Lead
S Q
H 10
D 10
H A
H K
H J
D 9
Hamman
North

Pass
AP



2nd
3
7
5
5
6
S 4
8
Ekeblad
East
Pass
1 H




3rd
2
2
3
3
C 4
D 6
J
Soloway
South
Pass
1 S




4th
A
Q
A
9
S 6
S 8
7
Rodwell
West

1 C
2 D
2 NT
3 H

Lead
S 5
S 7
S 10
H 10
D 8
H A
H K
H J
H 8
H 4
Moss
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
J
4
7
2
5
6
C 3
C 6
C 8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 C
2 S
3 D
4 H

3rd
9
K
H 3
2
3
D 4
D 5
C 7
C 4
C 10
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -620
4 H EW
S Q J 9 8 6
H 9 7
D 7 3
C K Q 9 5






Ekeblad +2Nickell 105-524 H East +2-6804 H West =-620


Board 43
None Vul
S 9 6 5 3
H 5 4
D A K 9 8
C J 5 4
Rubin
West

1 D
2 H
3 H

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

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
K
7
5
10
6
8
Q
9
D J
9
9
Ekeblad
East

1 H
3 C


3rd
K
2
Q
A
J
D Q
H 2
H 6
H 7
H J
H Q
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
4
7
3
9
5
K
5
J
7
D A
H A
Rodwell
West

1 D
2 H
3 C

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

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
A
7
5
10
6
9
Q
A
D 3
9
9
Meckstroth
East

1 H
2 NT
3 H

3rd
K
9
Q
K
J
D Q
H 2
H 6
H 7
H K
H Q
4
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -420
4 H EW
S K 10 7
H A 10 3
D J 7 5 3
C Q 9 2








TieNickell 105-523 H East +2-2003 H East +2-200


Board 44
N-S Vul
S A 8 7
H J 3
D Q 10 9 6
C K Q 6 5
Rubin
West
2 D
Pass

Lead
C 2
S 7
C J
S K
C K
C 6
D A
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
10
7
4
9
10
Ekeblad
East
3 S


3rd
Q
J
5
H 5
8
S 6
Soloway
South
Pass


4th
4
3
A
A
H 8
D 2
Rodwell
West
1 H
2 H

Lead
D 10
H 4
S 3
S 2
D K
D 2
S 9
C 3
S 10
D Q
Moss
North
Dbl
Pass

2nd
8
K
8
6
6
9
J
Q
D 7
C 4
Meckstroth
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
A
3
K
H 8
S 5
H 7
H 5
A
C 7
Gitelman
South
1 NT
Pass

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


Par -110
2 S EW
S J 6 4
H Q 4 2
D A 7 4 3
C J 8 2



Nickell +6Nickell 111-523 S East -2+1002 H West +1-140


Board 45
Both Vul
S A K J 10
H 6 5 4 2
D 10 8
C 10 5 4
Rubin
West

Pass
3 D

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

2nd
4
8
A
2
6
7
C 8
3
Ekeblad
East
Pass
2 NT
AP

3rd
2
2
2
A
D 3
D 5
D 7
6
Soloway
South
1 H
Dbl


4th
9
K
8
3
4
5
8
H 10
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
D 3
D 6
C A
D 5
S A
S K
S J
C 3
S 8
H 9
Moss
North
Pass
1 H


2nd
Q
K
10
7
2
6
7
H K
H 3
C 10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
8
J
4
H 5
C 6
C 9
C Q
H 8
C J
Gitelman
South
1 D
2 H


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S Q
H Q 9 7 3
D A 7 5 3
C A Q 9 6





Nickell +6Nickell 117-523 H South =+1402 H North -1-100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 4OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 46
None Vul
S J 4
H A J 7 6 3 2
D A 5
C Q 7 2
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C J
H 9
H 10
S J
Hamman
North

2 H
4 H


2nd
5
2
C 6
8
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
K
5
J
2
Soloway
South
1 S
3 H



4th
2
K
8
K
Rodwell
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
C J
H 9
H 4
S J
Moss
North

2 H
4 NT
6 H

2nd
5
2
C 6
8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
5
J
2
Gitelman
South
1 S
4 C
5 S


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


Par +300
5 C× EW -2
S A Q 7 5 2
H K Q 10 4
D 10 8 2
C 5
Nickell +11Nickell 128-524 H North +1+4506 H North -1-50


Board 47
N-S Vul
S A Q 10 3
H J 9 5
D 10
C A 6 5 3 2
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H K
H Q
H A
H 2
C Q
D 10
S 4
C K
S 6
Hamman
North

1 S
Pass
3 S


2nd
6
7
8
10
A
7
2
S 9
A
Martel
East

2 H
3 C
AP


3rd
3
C 7
C 9
S 8
4
A
Q
S J
7
Soloway
South
Pass
2 S
3 D



4th
9
5
J
C 2
10
2
K
6
5
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

1 S
2 D
Pass
Dbl

2nd
2
Q
K
6
7
8
10
10
Meckstroth
East

Dbl
2 H
3 C
AP

3rd
10
A
D 5
3
D 3
D 4
C 9
K
Gitelman
South
Pass
2 C
2 S
Pass


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


Par -90
2 C EW
S 9 5 4
H 10 8 7 6
D A K 9 8 5
C 10





Ekeblad +11Nickell 128-633 S North -4-4003 C× East -1+100


Board 48
E-W Vul
S K J 9 8 7 6
H J 6 3
D 8 7 4
C Q
Stansby
West
1 C
Dbl


Lead
S 8
C 4
C 10
C 8
Hamman
North
2 S
Pass


2nd
4
Q
5
A
Martel
East
3 C
5 C


3rd
Q
K
3
6
Soloway
South
3 S
AP


4th
A
2
S 6
S 7
Rodwell
West
1 C
Pass
3 NT

Lead
S 8
S 3
D K
D 2
D 6
D A
H 7
H 4
H Q
C 4
Moss
North
2 D
3 S
AP

2nd
10
A
8
7
C 2
C Q
3
8
J
S 6
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
Dbl


3rd
Q
7
5
Q
10
J
A
K
2
K
Gitelman
South
3 H
Pass


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


Par -600
5 C EW
S Q 3 2
H 10 9 8 5
D 9 3
C A 7 5 2




Ekeblad +12Nickell 128-755 C West =-6003 NT West -1+100


Board 49
None Vul
S K
H K Q 7 6 5 2
D J 9
C 10 8 7 2
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
C K
D 5
S 2
C 7
H A
H J
Hamman
North
2 H
Pass

2nd
A
A
K
4
8
9
Martel
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
9
7
H 3
2
K
Soloway
South
4 H


4th
2
4
3
9
4
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
C K
D 5
S 2
C 2
H A
Moss
North
2 H
Pass

2nd
A
A
K
6
8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
9
7
H J
2
Gitelman
South
4 H


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


Par +450
5 H NS
S J 9 6 5 3
H A J 3
D K Q 10 5
C A
TieNickell 128-754 H North +2+4804 H North +2+480


Board 50
N-S Vul
S 7 3
H J 10 3 2
D 7 5 2
C J 7 6 2
Stansby
West

2 C
3 D
4 S
6 D


Lead
C 2
D A
H 8
H 7
S 2
D K
S A
S K
Hamman
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
9
2
2
9
4
5
7
D 7
Martel
East
Pass
2 H
4 D
4 NT



3rd
3
3
Q
10
10
6
8
J
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



4th
A
4
K
A
3
C 4
6
Rodwell
West

1 C
2 NT
4 D
4 NT
5 S

Lead
C 3
D A
H 9
S 6
D 6
D Q
S A
D 10
D 9
D 8
H 8
C Q
Moss
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
2
2
5
C 4
7
7
C 6
H 3
C 7
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 D
3 C
4 H
5 C
6 D

3rd
2
3
Q
3
K
J
J
H 5
C 10
H 6
A
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -990
6 NT EW
S Q 9 6 4
H K 7 4
D 4
C K 8 5 4 3









Nickell +14Nickell 142-756 D West -1+506 D East =-920


Board 51
E-W Vul
S
H A K 10 9 8 7
D 10 9 7 2
C A 10 2
Stansby
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
H K
H A
Hamman
North

2 H
4 D

2nd
2
3
Martel
East

3 H
4 S

3rd
J
Q
Soloway
South
Pass
Dbl
AP

4th
6
S 6
Rodwell
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
H K
H A
Moss
North

2 H
Dbl

2nd
2
3
Meckstroth
East

4 S
AP

3rd
Q
J
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -100
5 H× NS -1
S 8 7 4 2
H Q J
D 8 4 3
C K J 9 8
Nickell +5Nickell 147-754 S West =-6204 S× West =-790


Board 52
Both Vul
S K Q J 6 2
H 7
D J 3
C J 10 9 4 3
Stansby
West
1 D
1 NT
3 H

Lead
S 5
C J
D K
C 6
D J
C 7
H A
H 4
H 9
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
Q
3
2
H 3
5
7
S 2
Martel
East
1 H
2 H


3rd
J
K
8
9
7
H 2
6
Q
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
A
A
8
4
3
5
K
Rodwell
West
1 C
Pass
4 H

Lead
S 5
C J
D Q
C 6
S K
D 7
H Q
Moss
North
2 S
Pass
AP

2nd
4
Q
3
2
10
4
9
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
3 H


3rd
J
K
8
9
H 5
J
A
Gitelman
South
3 C
Pass


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S 5
H K 9 5
D A 10 7 6 5 2
C K 6 5



Ekeblad +8Nickell 147-833 H East =-1404 H East -2+200


Board 53
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 6 2
H K 7
D J 8
C 10 9 8 7
Stansby
West

Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 3
H 7
D A
D 4
C 6
D Q
S A
H 9
H A
C K
C 4
Hamman
North
Pass
1 S
Pass

2nd
8
10
8
J
A
5
J
Q
S 10
9
10
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
2 D

3rd
K
5
2
K
2
C 8
2
S 6
S 4
S 5
D 10
Soloway
South
1 H
Pass
AP

4th
2
J
3
6
7
9
3
4
6
3
5
Rodwell
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
S J
C 7
H 8
C 8
C 2
S A
C 5
Moss
North
Pass
1 S
3 C

2nd
Q
6
K
H 4
9
D 5
4
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 H
AP

3rd
9
Q
10
3
D 2
2
10
Gitelman
South
1 C
Pass


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


Par -110
3 D EW
S A 8
H 9 6 5 3
D Q 6 3
C A Q 5 3





Nickell +3Nickell 150-832 D East =-903 C South -2-200


Board 54
E-W Vul
S 8 5
H 9 8
D A 8 7 4 3
C A 8 7 4
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
S J
D Q
C Q
C 10
H Q
H J
H 7
H A
S 4
S Q
D J
Hamman
North

1 NT

2nd
K
5
2
6
3
4
10
D 7
8
6
10
Martel
East
Pass
AP

3rd
2
4
5
3
2
5
K
D 6
10
C 8
8
Soloway
South
1 S


4th
5
K
4
7
8
9
D 3
6
A
7
2
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H Q
H J
H 7
H K
C 3
C Q
S J
C 9
S 8
S Q
S 3
Moss
North

1 NT

2nd
3
4
10
D 4
4
6
A
J
10
2
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
2
5
A
D 2
10
5
6
A
K
C 8
Gitelman
South
1 S


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


Par -90
1 NT EW
S A K Q 3
H 10 6 4 3
D Q J
C 9 6 2




TieNickell 150-831 NT North -1-501 NT North -1-50


Board 55
Both Vul
S K 10 6 2
H Q 10 9 4
D A J 4 2
C 9
Stansby
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
C 9
D 3
D 6
C A
C J
S A
S 4
D 8
S 5
H A
D K
H 10
Hamman
North

Dbl
Pass

2nd
3
4
9
2
5
3
8
J
J
9
A
J
Martel
East

1 S
2 C

3rd
6
Q
7
H 4
S 2
9
C 7
C 8
C K
6
S 7
8
Soloway
South
Pass
1 NT
AP

4th
10
5
2
4
Q
6
10
10
K
5
H 7
3
Rodwell
West

1 D
2 C

Lead
C 9
D 3
D 6
C A
C J
S A
S 4
D 8
S 7
H A
D K
Moss
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
10
2
5
3
8
J
J
9
A
Meckstroth
East

1 S


3rd
6
Q
7
H 4
S 2
9
C 7
C 8
C K
2
S 5
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S Q J 8 3
H 8 7 5
D 10 9 5
C A J 6







TieNickell 150-832 C West +2-1302 C West +2-130


Board 56
None Vul
S A 6
H K J 9
D 10 7 6 3
C A Q J 4
Stansby
West
1 NT
Pass

Lead
D Q
S 3
S 2
H J
H 9
S J
D 8
D 2
H 7
D 10
Hamman
North
Dbl
Pass

2nd
A
6
7
2
A
10
5
7
Q
C 5
Martel
East
2 S


3rd
3
K
Q
5
3
8
K
S 4
10
Soloway
South
Pass


4th
4
5
A
4
6
C 4
6
J
K
Rodwell
West
1 D
Pass

Lead
S 4
H K
S J
S K
S 9
S 2
D 8
D A
C 2
Moss
North
1 NT


2nd
10
A
5
7
C 7
C 8
5
10
4
Meckstroth
East
Pass


3rd
Q
3
8
3
D 2
C 6
K
4
3
Gitelman
South
Pass


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 10 7 5
H Q 8 5 3
D Q J 5
C 10 8 7



Ekeblad +2Nickell 150-852 S East =-1101 NT North -1-50


Board 57
E-W Vul
S K J 5 4 2
H Q 3
D Q J 8 7
C A K
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
D A
D K
H 10
D 2
Hamman
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
3
4
2
Q
Martel
East
Dbl
Pass

3rd
10
5
A
S 3
Soloway
South
3 S


4th
7
8
3
6
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 4
S K
C 2
H 3
C 5
Moss
North
1 NT


2nd
2
A
10
10
K
Meckstroth
East
Pass


3rd
J
6
J
K
Gitelman
South
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S Q 10 9 6
H K 8 5 2
D 6 4 3
C 10 3
Ekeblad +4Nickell 150-893 S North -1-501 NT North =+90


Board 58
Both Vul
S J 10 5 3
H 10 9 6 5 4 2
D 8
C A 4
Stansby
West

3 D
Pass

Lead
D 9
H J
D Q
H 9
D K
C 5
H 10
Hamman
North

Dbl
4 H

2nd
A
A
H 4
7
H 6
7
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
2
3
C 3
H K
10
Soloway
South
1 C
3 NT


4th
8
3
6
Q
J
A
Rodwell
West

3 D
Pass

Lead
D 9
H J
D K
H 10
C 5
H 5
Moss
North

Pass
4 H

2nd
A
A
H 4
K
7
7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
2
3
C 3
10
D J
Gitelman
South
1 C
3 NT


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


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

TieNickell 150-894 H North =+6204 H North =+620


Board 59
None Vul
S Q 3
H Q J 9 8 4 3
D A 3 2
C K J
Stansby
West

3 C


Lead
H 10
C A
C 9
H 9
Hamman
North

3 H


2nd
5
4
6
A
Martel
East

3 NT


3rd
J
3
10
6
Soloway
South
Pass
AP


4th
K
J
K
7
Rodwell
West

Pass
3 NT

Lead
H J
C A
C 9
H Q
Moss
North

1 NT
AP

2nd
A
4
6
K
Meckstroth
East

Dbl


3rd
6
5
Q
10
Gitelman
South
Pass
2 S


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S J 9 8 7 5 4
H 10 6
D K 7 5
C 6 4
TieNickell 150-893 NT East =-4003 NT West =-400


Board 60
N-S Vul
S K 10 9 8 4
H Q 9 8
D K
C A K 5 2
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 3
S 10
Hamman
North
1 S
4 H
5 H


2nd
5
7
Martel
East
3 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
A
Soloway
South
4 D
4 NT
6 S


4th
K
2
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D A
D 8
S A
Moss
North
1 S
4 S
6 S


2nd
5
Q
2
Meckstroth
East
2 D
Pass
AP


3rd
4
6
4
Gitelman
South
3 D
5 S



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


Par +1440
6 NT NS
S A Q 6 5
H A K J 10 3
D Q 9 5
C 6
Nickell +1Nickell 151-896 S North +1+14606 S North =+1430


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 5OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 61
Both Vul
S Q 8 3
H K 9 8 6 3
D K J 7
C 7 3
Stansby
West

Dbl
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
H 4
S 10
H K
C 3
C 6
D 4
Freeman
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
3 S

2nd
3
A
Q
2
10
7
A
Martel
East
Pass
2 H
3 C
AP

3rd
9
3
2
D 3
J
Q
7
Nickell
South
1 S
2 S
Pass


4th
A
7
5
5
A
K
Rodwell
West

Dbl
Pass


Lead
S J
H 4
D 10
H K
C 3
S 10
Moss
North
Pass
Rdbl
3 S


2nd
3
A
K
2
10
Q
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 H
AP


3rd
2
3
6
D 8
J
9
Gitelman
South
1 S
2 S



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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A K 7 6 5 4
H 4
D 8 4 3
C K J 5


TieNickell 151-893 S South +1+1703 S South +1+170


Board 62
None Vul
S K 9 7 5
H K 5
D J 9 8 4
C A 9 4
Stansby
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
S 4
H K
H 5
S 6
S 10
C Q
H Q
H J
C 3
S 9
D 8
D A
Freeman
North

Pass
1 NT

2nd
3
6
3
7
C 2
K
9
D 2
10
8
3
9
Martel
East
Pass
1 S
Dbl

3rd
Q
4
10
A
H 8
7
D 4
C 9
A
C 6
7
Q
Nickell
South
Pass
Dbl
AP

4th
K
7
A
J
5
4
2
S 2
5
D 5
10
K
Rodwell
West

1 D
1 NT

Lead
D 4
D 6
S 2
C 4
S 6
C 3
C 9
C 8
C 6
H Q
H 9
Moss
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
8
3
5
5
10
Q
H 7
H 8
A
5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
1 S


3rd
K
Q
Q
2
10
A
K
S 9
S 7
K
6
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass


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


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







Nickell +4Nickell 155-891 NT× North +1+2801 NT West -3+150


Board 63
N-S Vul
S K J 8 7 4
H A 7 5
D K 9 8
C J 9
Stansby
West

Pass
2 D
4 H

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

1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
9
10
8
9
3
H 6
J
Martel
East

Dbl
2 H


3rd
J
H 2
A
H 8
3
H 4
C 3
5
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
2 S


4th
A
8
4
4
6
2
A
7
Rodwell
West

Pass
3 D
4 H

Lead
S 10
S 6
C 2
S 5
D A
D 4
H Q
S K
H K
Moss
North

1 S
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
9
Q
8
9
3
H 9
J
Meckstroth
East

Dbl
3 H


3rd
4
H 2
A
H 8
3
H 4
D 7
9
Gitelman
South
Pass
2 S
Pass


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


Par -450
5 H EW
S Q 10 9 2
H J 3
D Q 6 5 2
C 10 6 4




TieNickell 155-894 H East +2-4804 H East +2-480


Board 64
E-W Vul
S Q J 8
H 10 8 6
D Q 7
C Q J 8 4 2
Stansby
West
1 H
2 D

Lead
C K
C 7
C 5
H K
H 2
H 5
D 6
C 6
D 5
S Q
D K
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
A
8
J
Q
10
9
J
10
K
4
Martel
East
1 S
2 S

3rd
4
2
S 6
4
A
S 7
A
S 5
3
A
S 8
Nickell
South
Pass
AP

4th
9
10
H 3
6
8
D 2
7
S 2
Q
H 7
J
Rodwell
West
1 H
Pass

Lead
C K
C 7
C 5
H K
H 2
H 5
D 6
H 7
C Q
C 4
S K
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
A
J
3
Q
10
9
S Q
D J
S 10
A
Meckstroth
East
2 S


3rd
2
8
S 7
4
A
S 6
A
D 5
D K
S 2
D 4
Gitelman
South
Pass


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


Par -100
2 NT× NS -1
S A 4 3 2
H Q J 3
D K 10 9 2
C K 7




TieNickell 155-892 S East =-1102 S East =-110


Board 65
None Vul
S A K 6
H 8 6 2
D Q 4
C 10 9 7 6 5
Stansby
West

1 H
4 H


Lead
S A
S K
C 6
S 10
H A
H 4
H 7
D 2
D J
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
2
4
K
Q
2
6
C 4
4
9
Martel
East
Pass
2 C



3rd
5
8
A
6
3
J
K
K
A
Nickell
South
Pass
Dbl



4th
3
7
8
J
9
C 2
8
8
Q
Rodwell
West

3 H
Dbl
Pass

Lead
S K
S A
C 5
S 9
H A
H 4
H 7
H Q
D 2
D J
Moss
North
Pass
5 C
Pass
Dbl

2nd
2
4
K
Q
2
6
C 3
C 6
4
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
5 H
AP

3rd
10
5
A
6
3
10
K
J
K
3
Gitelman
South
3 C
Pass
Pass


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


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





Ekeblad +12Nickell 155-1014 H West =-4205 H× West -2+300


Board 66
N-S Vul
S Q 8 3 2
H Q J 4
D 10 5
C 8 7 4 2
Stansby
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

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

Pass
Pass
3 C

2nd
2
5
J
2
K
10
4
J
K
Martel
East
Pass
Dbl
2 D
AP

3rd
6
4
7
Q
A
7
3
8
A
Nickell
South
1 NT
2 C
Pass


4th
10
D 8
D 4
K
5
3
9
S 6
4
Rodwell
West

Pass
2 H


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

Pass
AP


2nd
3
Q
3
10
C 8
3
5
5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 D



3rd
9
K
Q
6
7
2
4
2
Gitelman
South
1 NT
Pass



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


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




Nickell +1Nickell 156-1013 C South -1-1002 H West +1-140


Board 67
E-W Vul
S A Q J 9 8 6
H A J 6 3
D 10 4
C 10
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
H 3
C A
C 2
H 6
C 4
H J
C 9
S A
Freeman
North

1 S
2 H
4 NT
5 NT
6 S

2nd
3
9
3
K
Q
H 2
D 2
H 8
5
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
10
S 6
S 10
S 9
S K
S J
Nickell
South
1 D
2 C
3 S
5 D
6 H


4th
8
4
5
6
5
7
7
8
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
S 3
S 6
D 8
Moss
North

1 S
2 S
4 NT
5 NT
6 S

2nd
A
2
5
5
Meckstroth
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
K
10
Gitelman
South
1 C
2 D
3 S
5 D
6 H


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


Par +1510
7 S NS
S K 10 3
H K
D A J 9 8
C A Q 9 4 2






Nickell +1Nickell 157-1016 S North +1+10106 S North =+980


Board 68
Both Vul
S Q 5 2
H A 5 4 3 2
D K Q 3
C J 6
Stansby
West
2 NT
3 H
4 C
4 S

Lead
D K
D 3
S 8
S 2
H 6
S 5
S A
H K
H J
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
6
3
10
7
J
H 2
3
4
Martel
East
3 C
3 NT
4 H


3rd
4
A
Q
7
Q
9
D 7
D 8
D 10
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
9
J
4
6
A
K
D 2
8
10
Rodwell
West
1 C
2 NT
3 D


Lead
S 9
H K
C J
D J
S 8
H Q
D 9
C 6
D 8
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
A
A
4
3
K
2
Q
Q
4
Meckstroth
East
1 D
3 C



3rd
2
6
2
5
5
S J
6
7
S 3
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 9 8 7
H 10 8 7
D A 4 2
C 10 8 7 2




Nickell +5Nickell 162-1014 S West -1+1003 D East =-110


Board 69
N-S Vul
S 8 7 5 3
H 10 9 7 6
D 7 2
C A 7 5
Stansby
West

2 D
3 S
4 NT
6 S

Lead
C 10
C 7
S 2
S K
S A
H 3
S J
D 9
C J
H 4
D J
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
K
4
5
7
6
C 8
4
5
7
6
Martel
East
1 S
2 NT
4 S
5 D


3rd
A
3
Q
6
9
A
D 3
A
2
K
8
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
6
3
H 2
C 9
5
8
2
H 8
J
7
Rodwell
West

2 NT
4 H
4 NT
6 S

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

2nd
4
K
4
5
7
6
C 9
H J
H 8
4
7
6
Meckstroth
East
1 NT
3 S
4 S
5 D


3rd
A
3
Q
6
9
A
D 3
D 8
J
A
K
10
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -990
6 NT EW
S 4
H Q J 8 5 2
D Q 6 4
C 10 9 8 3








TieNickell 162-1016 S East =-9806 S East =-980


Board 70
E-W Vul
S 10 7 2
H A Q 10
D J 10 9 3 2
C A K
Stansby
West

2 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
D A
D 5
H 5
S 2
S 3
Freeman
North

Dbl
4 C


2nd
2
7
8
A
5
Martel
East
1 NT
3 C
Pass


3rd
K
C 8
S 4
2
K
Nickell
South
2 C
Pass
4 S


4th
Q
3
9
6
Q
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D A
H 2
S 7
S 3
D K
Moss
North

2 NT



2nd
7
6
5
Q
Meckstroth
East
1 D
Pass



3rd
6
7
K
2
Gitelman
South
1 S
3 NT



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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S K J 9 8 6 3
H K 6
D Q 8 7
C 5 2

Ekeblad +10Nickell 162-1114 S South -1-503 NT North +1+430


Board 71
Both Vul
S Q
H A K J 9 6 4 2
D Q 10 6 3
C J
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 8
H 5
C 4
S J
D A
C K
H K
Freeman
North

1 H
3 H
4 H

2nd
A
7
A
4
2
5
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
J
2
D 3
4
9
Nickell
South
1 C
3 C
3 NT


4th
Q
Q
J
H 3
6
H 2
Rodwell
West

3 S
AP


Lead
H 7
C J
C Q
D A
Moss
North

4 H



2nd
A
3
9
2
Meckstroth
East

Pass



3rd
3
A
H 2
4
Gitelman
South
1 C
6 C



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


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


Nickell +12Nickell 174-1114 H North =+6206 C South -1-100


Board 72
None Vul
S 2
H K 4 2
D J 8 6 5 4
C A K 9 3
Stansby
West
2 S
3 D


Lead
C A
C K
H 2
H 5
H 4
C J
S 8
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
7
6
J
9
3
Martel
East
2 NT
3 S


3rd
6
8
A
K
Q
S A
Nickell
South
Pass
AP


4th
4
2
7
8
S 6
Q
Rodwell
West
2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 9
H 6
S 2
H 8
S 4
C 3
H Q
C 6
D 5
C 8
Moss
North
Dbl
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
10
A
A
9
7
S J
4
10
10
Meckstroth
East
3 C
4 S
Dbl

3rd
Q
J
3
7
H 4
Q
D 4
A
H 3
K
Gitelman
South
4 H
5 H
AP

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


Par +100
4 S× EW -1
S 7 5 4 3
H A Q 10 5 3
D 7
C Q 8 6




Nickell +4Nickell 178-1113 S West =-1405 H× South -2-300


Board 73
E-W Vul
S A 5 3
H A Q J 3
D 5 4 3
C J 6 2
Stansby
West

1 NT
2 H

Lead
D 5
S 9
H 5
D 4
C 5
D 3
C 7
C K
H 2
H A
S A
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
10
A
3
J
4
2
9
S 8
10
Martel
East
Pass
2 C
2 NT

3rd
6
4
J
7
10
8
Q
H 6
Q
D 9
6
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
10
J
4
K
J
S 2
6
A
8
7
Rodwell
West

1 NT


Lead
H J
H 10
C 2
C 4
H 9
C J
Moss
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
4
Q
5
K
A
Meckstroth
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
5
6
A
6
8
Gitelman
South
1 S
Pass


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


Par -100
2 NT× South -1
S Q J 7 6
H 5 2
D 9 8 7 6
C A 4 3





Nickell +9Nickell 187-1112 NT West -2+2001 NT West +3-180


Board 74
Both Vul
S Q J 2
H A K 8 6
D Q 4
C K J 6 2
Stansby
West

1 C
1 NT
3 D

Lead
H 10
S 2
D A
D K
H J
S Q
S J
Freeman
North

Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
4
10
4
Q
A
3
Martel
East
Pass
1 D
2 D


3rd
K
K
2
6
3
6
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
5
A
5
J
2
4
Rodwell
West

1 NT
2 D


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

Pass
AP


2nd
3
3
8
4
K
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 C



3rd
10
6
K
2
5
7
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K 7 6
H 10 9 7 2
D J 5
C 8 7 5 3


TieNickell 187-1113 D East =-1102 D West +1-110


Board 75
None Vul
S 8 4 2
H K 5
D J
C A K Q 10 9 6 4
Stansby
West

1 NT
2 C
4 H

Lead
C 5
S 8
H Q
C A
H 3
D A
Freeman
North

Dbl
3 C
AP

2nd
2
A
4
H 2
9
J
Martel
East

Rdbl
3 H


3rd
K
3
6
8
A
4
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
J
6
K
3
5
6
Rodwell
West

1 D
Pass
4 H

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

1 NT
2 C
AP

2nd
6
9
J
H 7
4
J
Meckstroth
East

Dbl
2 H


3rd
2
6
5
7
A
Gitelman
South
Pass
Rdbl
2 S


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


Par -450
5 H EW
S J 10 7 5 3
H 9 4
D K 8 6
C 8 7 5

TieNickell 187-1114 H East =-4204 H East =-420


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 6OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 76
N-S Vul
S A 2
H 6 5 3 2
D A J 7 2
C A 10 4
Rubin
West
Pass
3 D


Lead
D 5
D J
S 10
S 2
Freeman
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
8
K
6
4
Ekeblad
East
1 S
3 S


3rd
A
4
3
Q
Nickell
South
2 D
AP


4th
Q
9
A
K
Rodwell
West
Pass
Dbl
4 S

Lead
H 7
S 10
D A
H 2
S 4
S J
H K
H 10
D 9
C 7
C 4
Moss
North
1 D
3 D
Dbl

2nd
8
6
Q
A
Q
D 2
3
5
7
J
9
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
3 S
AP

3rd
6
3
3
4
K
7
Q
C 5
K
K
Q
Gitelman
South
2 D
Pass


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


Par -140
3 S West
S Q 6
H 7 4
D 10 6 5 4 3
C Q J 6 2





Ekeblad +6Nickell 187-1173 S East =-1404 S× East -1+100


Board 77
Both Vul
S 9 7 4
H J 7 2
D A K J 10 6
C 9 4
Rubin
West

1 C
Dbl
3 S

Lead
D A
D K
S 7
S 2
H 10
C 6
S J
C K
Freeman
North
Pass
1 D
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
4
3
4
4
4
Q
9
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Dbl
3 D
4 S

3rd
7
5
5
A
Q
Q
K
3
Nickell
South
Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

4th
2
Q
8
6
2
5
9
10
Rodwell
West

Dbl



Lead
D 7
C 4
D Q
C 9
H 10
S 9
S 2
H 3
H A
Moss
North
2 D
Pass



2nd
2
8
A
Q
4
J
4
5
7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
3 H



3rd
K
10
4
5
6
Q
A
Q
8
Gitelman
South
3 D
AP



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


Par -620
4 S EW
S Q 6 5
H K 5 4
D 9 8 7 5
C J 10 5




Ekeblad +10Nickell 187-1274 S West =-6203 H East +1-170


Board 78
None Vul
S J 8 5 2
H A 8
D A K 9
C A 7 6 4
Rubin
West

Pass



Lead
S 4
H 2
S 2
Freeman
North

Pass



2nd
3
4
A
Ekeblad
East
1 NT




3rd
J
J
Nickell
South
Pass




4th
Q
A
Rodwell
West

1 NT
Pass
3 C

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

Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Q
7
6
2
J
5
A
Q
Meckstroth
East
1 H
Rdbl
2 NT


3rd
10
K
2
3
4
C J
C 9
7
5
Gitelman
South
Pass
2 S
Pass


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


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





Ekeblad +6Nickell 187-1331 NT East =-903 C West -3+150


Board 79
N-S Vul
S K 8 7 6 5 3
H
D A Q 3
C K Q 5 3
Rubin
West

1 H
2 C
3 C

Lead
S 6
D 6
D A
D 3
H A
S 5
H 10
S 3
H 9
S 7
Freeman
North

1 S
2 S
AP

2nd
J
2
10
J
C 3
Q
2
C J
5
H Q
Ekeblad
East

Dbl
Pass


3rd
9
9
5
K
4
2
3
C A
C K
C 7
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
4
Q
8
C 6
7
10
C 5
A
J
C 8
Rodwell
West

1 H
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
C 3
S 9
S 5
C 8
Moss
North

1 S
3 S


2nd
2
2
4
Q
Meckstroth
East

3 H
Pass


3rd
6
A
K
2
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
4 S


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


Par +650
5 S NS
S 9 2
H 9 8 7 2
D K 7 5 4 2
C A 7





Ekeblad +11Nickell 187-1443 C West -3+1504 S North +1+650


Board 80
E-W Vul
S Q 9 7
H J 10 7 4
D A 4
C A K J 3
Rubin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
C Q
H 10
S 9
S 4
Freeman
North
1 NT
2 H
3 NT

2nd
3
A
5
J
6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
7
6
A
Q
Nickell
South
2 C
3 D


4th
4
10
8
2
K
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
C Q
H J
S Q
S 4
Moss
North
1 NT
2 H
3 NT

2nd
3
K
5
K
2
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
6
6
A
7
Gitelman
South
2 C
3 D


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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S A 10 8 4
H A 6 3
D K Q 8 5 3
C 10
TieNickell 187-1443 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460


Board 81
None Vul
S 10 9 3
H A Q 10 7 6
D 3
C Q 6 4 3
Rubin
West

1 S
4 S

Lead
D 3
C A
D 2
H A
H 6
S 2
C K
C 8
S 6
C 10
D 7
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
4
8
K
K
3
4
D 5
Q
Ekeblad
East
1 D
3 S


3rd
8
2
S 5
5
4
A
H J
S 4
Q
S 8
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
9
6
S 9
2
3
3
7
J
10
D 6
Rodwell
West

4 S


Lead
D K
C A
S J
C K
C 8
S 2
C 9
D 2
C 10
H 2
S 10
Moss
North
2 H
Pass


2nd
9
5
K
4
6
D 6
Q
5
H 7
A
8
Meckstroth
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
3
2
A
H 8
S 4
Q
S 6
S 5
D 7
J
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -450
5 S EW
S K
H 5 4
D K Q J 8 6 5 4
C J 7 5





Ekeblad +1Nickell 187-1454 S West +1-4504 S East =-420


Board 82
N-S Vul
S 6 4 3 2
H Q J 10 3
D J 7
C A Q 5
Rubin
West

1 H
4 H


Lead
S 2
H K
S 10
D 4
D 10
H 4
S 9
S K
C K
H J
Freeman
North

Pass
AP


2nd
J
3
3
7
K
10
5
C 8
4
7
Ekeblad
East
1 D
2 H



3rd
Q
2
7
Q
J
A
C 3
C 10
7
C 6
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass



4th
A
D 9
8
A
5
D 2
4
6
A
6
Rodwell
West

1 H
2 NT
Pass

Lead
S 3
H K
S 10
D 4
D 8
D 3
S K
S J
H 7
C A
Moss
North

Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
9
3
2
7
K
H 10
8
C 8
D 10
Meckstroth
East
1 D
2 H
4 H
AP

3rd
Q
2
7
Q
J
H A
C 3
C 7
4
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S Q 8 5
H
D A 10 9 8 6 2
C J 8 6 4





TieNickell 187-1454 H West -2+1004 H× West -1+100


Board 83
E-W Vul
S A K Q 9 5 2
H 2
D 8 7 6
C K 9 8
Rubin
West

1 D
1 NT


Lead
H K
C 3
H J
S K
S A
S Q
D 6
Freeman
North

1 S
2 S


2nd
A
A
S 2
3
7
H 7
2
Ekeblad
East

Dbl
AP


3rd
4
8
8
6
8
H 6
9
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass



4th
2
2
3
4
10
J
J
Rodwell
West

1 NT
2 H
3 H

Lead
S Q
S K
S A
C 6
D 8
H 4
C 3
Moss
North

Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
3
7
H 8
Q
2
2
Meckstroth
East

2 D
3 D


3rd
6
8
H 10
K
9
K
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


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


TieNickell 187-1452 S North =+1103 H West -1+100


Board 84
Both Vul
S 7 4 3
H 7 3
D A 3
C A K 9 8 7 2
Rubin
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
C A
C K
H 3
D 6
H A
H 5
S 4
S K
Freeman
North
1 C
2 C
2 S
4 D
5 C
6 C


2nd
A
4
5
2
3
6
8
6
J
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
D 5
D 8
J
K
7
S 3
A
7
Nickell
South
1 S
2 H
4 C
4 H
5 S
6 S


4th
4
3
10
Q
S 5
4
9
2
9
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D Q
C A
C K
H 3
C J
S A
S K
H A
H 5
Moss
North
1 C
2 C
2 S
4 D
Rdbl
4 S


2nd
A
4
5
2
2
2
J
6
8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP


3rd
7
D 8
D 4
J
6
3
4
7
S 7
Gitelman
South
1 S
2 H
3 S
Pass
4 H



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


Par +650
5 S NS
S A K Q 10 8 5
H A J 10 5
D 8 5 4
C







Ekeblad +13Nickell 187-1586 S South -1-1004 S South +1+650


Board 85
N-S Vul
S 6 4
H Q 5
D J 6 5 4 3
C K Q 6 3
Rubin
West

Dbl
4 S

Lead
H J
D Q
C 2
S 4
C 8
D K
D 2
C 9
D 8
C 10
D 7
Freeman
North
Pass
Rdbl
AP

2nd
3
A
J
3
3
10
C 7
6
H 7
K
Ekeblad
East
1 D
1 S


3rd
5
9
Q
2
S 7
H 4
S Q
S 9
S K
S 10
Nickell
South
1 H
2 H


4th
A
3
4
8
5
4
5
A
6
H 9
Rodwell
West

4 S


Lead
D A
C 5
H Q
D 7
S 8
D 8
Moss
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
8
A
10
4
H 9
Meckstroth
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
3
Q
7
S A
9
S K
Gitelman
South
2 H
Pass


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


Par -420
4 S EW
S 5 2
H K J 10 9 7
D A 10
C A 7 5 2





TieNickell 187-1584 S East =-4204 S East =-420


Board 86
E-W Vul
S J
H K J 9
D A K 10 5
C A K 7 5 3
Rubin
West

2 D





Lead
H 3
H 7
C A
C K
D A
D K
Freeman
North

3 NT





2nd
Q
J
2
6
4
Ekeblad
East
Pass
AP





3rd
A
4
4
8
2
Nickell
South
Pass






4th
9
2
9
H 6
3
Rodwell
West

1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

Pass
Dbl
2 H
2 S
3 NT

2nd
9
2
Q
4
4
K
C 6
C 3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
1 S
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

3rd
5
4
8
2
Q
3
6
S 7
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
2 D
Pass
2 NT


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


Par +110
3 D NS
S A 9 6 4 2
H Q 2
D 8 7 6 2
C 8 4





TieNickell 187-1583 NT North -2-1003 NT South -2-100


Board 87
Both Vul
S Q J 7
H
D A J 10 6 5
C K 6 5 4 3
Rubin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


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

2 D
2 S
4 S


2nd
3
J
10
4
3
S 7
9
J
H 8
H 9
Ekeblad
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
7
K
9
K
H 4
3
H 7
H 6
5
H 10
Nickell
South
1 S
2 H
3 S



4th
A
2
D 2
A
Q
5
S 2
3
6
S 8
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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

2 D
2 S
4 C


2nd
A
7
2
7
2
J
9
Q
8
Meckstroth
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
S 3
S 7
8
A
S J
H 7
H 8
H 10
Gitelman
South
1 S
2 H
3 C
4 S


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


Par +1100
6 H× EW -4
S A K 9 5 3
H 10 7 5 4
D 4
C A 9 8






Ekeblad +12Nickell 187-1704 S South -1-1004 S South =+620


Board 88
None Vul
S K 7 2
H K Q 6 5 4
D 10 7 5 3
C K
Rubin
West
3 C
Pass


Lead
H K
C 2
C Q
Freeman
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
K
8
Ekeblad
East
5 C



3rd
9
A
Nickell
South
Pass



4th
A
3
Rodwell
West
Pass
Dbl
3 NT

Lead
S J
C A
C Q
C J
H 2
C 10
C 9
C 7
C 6
Moss
North
Pass
Rdbl
AP

2nd
5
3
8
S 3
3
S K
H K
D 5
S 7
Meckstroth
East
1 C
2 NT


3rd
2
2
4
5
A
D 4
H 7
H 8
H J
Gitelman
South
2 D
Pass


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


Par -1400
7 S× NS -6
S Q J 10 9 4 3
H 9 3
D K 9 2
C 8 3



Ekeblad +1Nickell 187-1715 C West +1-4203 NT East =-400


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

Pass
AP

Lead
C 5
D 2
D 3
H 4
S A
C 2
D K
S K
D 4
C K
H A
H 7
Freeman
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
A
7
5
3
2
8
10
Q
C 4
9
5
6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
J
A
8
10
10
6
6
S 8
S 9
9
K
Nickell
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
7
8
Q
Q
7
Q
9
3
C 3
6
2
J
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
H 7
H 4
D 8
D J
D 3
H 10
Moss
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
9
6
3
2
5
10
S 4
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
8
Q
6
A
S 5
Gitelman
South
2 C
3 NT


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


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







Nickell +1Nickell 188-1713 NT North +2+4603 NT North +1+430


Board 90
Both Vul
S K 9 8 7 6 5 3
H 9
D A K J 10
C 8
Rubin
West

2 C

Lead
C A
C 10
S 3
Freeman
North

4 S

2nd
2
4
Q
Ekeblad
East
1 D
Dbl

3rd
5
K
4
Nickell
South
1 H
AP

4th
8
S 6
D 5
Rodwell
West

3 C

Lead
H 7
Moss
North

Pass

2nd
3
Meckstroth
East
1 D
3 NT

3rd
9
Gitelman
South
2 H
AP

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


Par +140
3 S NS
S J 4
H A Q 10 7 5 4
D Q 8 2
C 4 2
Nickell +9Nickell 197-1714 S× North -1-2003 NT East =-600


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 7OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 91
None Vul
S 10 7 6 4
H J 6 5 4
D K Q 5
C 7 3
Gitelman
West

1 C
2 H
3 NT


Lead
H 4
C A
C K
C 4
H K
Hamman
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
6
J
D 10
Moss
East

2 C
3 D
6 C


3rd
2
2
8
9
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
3
3
7
D 5
Rodwell
West

1 D
2 H
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
S 7
C A
C K
C Q
C 10
C 5
C 4
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
6
J
S J
D 6
D 9
Meckstroth
East

2 C
2 S
3 S


3rd
8
2
8
9
D 3
D 8
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -400
5 C EW
S J 9 8
H 10 8 7 2
D A 10 9 6
C J 6



Ekeblad +10Nickell 197-1816 C West =-9203 NT West +3-490


Board 92
N-S Vul
S A 5 2
H Q J 4 3
D 2
C A K Q 10 2
Gitelman
West
Pass
Pass




Lead
S K
S 7
S 5
Hamman
North
1 C
Pass




2nd
3
4
Q
Moss
East
4 D
Pass




3rd
2
A
D 3
Soloway
South
Dbl





4th
J
9
8
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
3 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
S 3
C 5
D 2
S 9
H J
C A
Ekeblad
North
1 C
1 H
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
A
2
3
A
7
7
Meckstroth
East
1 D
1 S
Pass
4 S
AP

3rd
3
Q
K
5
4
5
Rubin
South
Dbl
2 S
4 H
Pass


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


Par +500
5 D× EW -3
S K 7
H K 10 9 5
D 10 8 5 3
C J 9 5



Nickell +5Nickell 202-1814 D× East -2+3004 S× East -1+100


Board 93
Both Vul
S A Q J
H A Q 7 2
D 8 7 4
C 10 8 7
Gitelman
West

Pass


Lead
D Q
D J
D K
D 10
Hamman
North
1 H
3 NT


2nd
4
7
8
Moss
East
Pass
AP


3rd
5
6
A
Soloway
South
2 NT



4th
2
3
9
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
C 7
D K
D Q
D J
D 10
Ekeblad
North
1 D
2 NT


2nd
5
3
4
7
8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Q
5
6
A
Rubin
South
2 C
3 NT


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S K 10 5
H K 10 4
D 9 3 2
C A Q J 5
TieNickell 202-1813 NT South -1-1003 NT North -1-100


Board 94
None Vul
S 9 6 2
H K 6 4
D A 8 4 2
C Q 8 6
Gitelman
West

2 H
AP

Lead
C A
C K
C 9
Hamman
North

Pass


2nd
6
8
Q
Moss
East
Pass
3 C


3rd
2
5
H 9
Soloway
South
1 H
4 H


4th
3
7
Rodwell
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C A
C K
Ekeblad
North

1 NT


2nd
6
8
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 D


3rd
5
2
Rubin
South
1 H
4 H


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A K 3
H A Q J 10 8 7 2
D 3
C 7 3
TieNickell 202-1814 H South =+4204 H South =+420


Board 95
N-S Vul
S 9 6 2
H 7 5
D 10 9 5 4
C Q 10 6 5
Gitelman
West

1 H
2 H
4 H
5 C

Lead
S 4
H K
C 3
H Q
S 5
S 10
C 7
Hamman
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
7
A
5
6
K
10
Moss
East

2 D
4 D
4 NT
6 D

3rd
2
4
6
S Q
A
D J
D 7
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
3
A
2
9
7
9
4
Rodwell
West

1 H
2 H
3 H
4 H

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

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
4
5
H 6
5
J
S 3
10
J
H 3
Meckstroth
East

2 D
2 NT
4 D


3rd
K
2
H 4
H 8
D 3
Q
4
K
9
H J
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -420
4 H EW
S K 8 7 4
H A 9 6 3
D 8
C K 9 4 3






TieNickell 202-1816 D East -1+504 H West -1+50


Board 96
E-W Vul
S K 10 8 6
H 7 6
D Q 8 6 2
C 8 7 3
Gitelman
West
1 D
2 D
3 S


Lead
H 10
C 4
C A
D 3
S 3
H 6
D A
C Q
C J
C 9
C 2
S 2
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
5
8
6
5
A
5
D 9
H 5
H 8
S 7
J
Moss
East
2 C
3 C
3 NT


3rd
7
10
6
K
9
9
7
D 10
S 4
H J
D J
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
Q
3
K
4
10
4
2
7
S 6
D 8
D Q
Rodwell
West
1 D
2 H
2 NT
3 D

Lead
S 6
D 3
C 2
H 2
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
2
K
6
Meckstroth
East
2 C
2 S
3 C
3 NT

3rd
J
K
A
Q
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1370
6 C EW
S J 7 5
H K 10 9 8 5
D 9 5 4
C K 5







Nickell +1Nickell 203-1813 NT East +2-6603 NT West +3-690


Board 97
None Vul
S 4
H J 10 8 4 3 2
D 9 8 4
C J 8 3
Gitelman
West

1 D
3 S






Lead
C J
S 5
S Q
C 2
C 4
D 5
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass






2nd
A
2
H 8
3
Q
4
Moss
East
1 C
2 NT
4 S






3rd
7
K
8
K
S 6
10
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
AP






4th
5
4
3
9
8
2
Rodwell
West

2 C
3 C
3 H
3 NT
4 D
5 S
6 H

Lead
S 3
S K
C 2
C A
C 4
S Q
S J
D Q
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
H 8
3
9
10
H 2
9
2
Meckstroth
East
1 C
2 NT
3 D
3 S
4 C
4 NT
6 D
6 S

3rd
4
8
K
5
S 10
A
H 5
3
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -980
6 S East
S 9 7 3 2
H A Q 9
D 6 2
C Q 10 9 7







Nickell +11Nickell 214-1814 S West +2-4806 S East =-980


Board 98
N-S Vul
S A 10 8 7 3 2
H A 7 5
D 9 7 6 2
C
Gitelman
West

2 H
3 D
AP

Lead
H 4
D 2
S 5
S 2
C 2
S 10
Hamman
North

2 S
Pass


2nd
10
J
J
4
J
9
Moss
East
2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
5
Q
K
S 3
D 8
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass
3 S


4th
A
10
A
6
9
C 3
Rodwell
West

2 NT



Lead
S 7
S J
S 10
Ekeblad
North

Pass



2nd
4
Q
9
Meckstroth
East
Pass
3 NT



3rd
K
A
Rubin
South
Pass
AP



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


Par -110
3 D West
S K J
H 10 9 6 2
D 8 5
C Q 10 8 5 2

Ekeblad +8Nickell 214-1893 S North -2-2003 NT West -3+150


Board 99
E-W Vul
S Q J 9 5
H 10 9 4
D A 6
C J 6 5 4
Gitelman
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
H 2
D 2
S Q
C 4
H K
H Q
H 8
C 7
C 3
Hamman
North

Dbl
2 S
3 NT

2nd
10
A
4
2
10
9
S 5
S 9
5
Moss
East

1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
J
5
A
7
K
S 3
S 8
S 6
9
Soloway
South
1 C
2 D
2 NT


4th
3
4
3
4
A
6
C 2
C 8
D 9
Rodwell
West

1 H
Pass


Lead
H 7
H 2
S A
D 2
D 6
D Q
D J
D 9
Ekeblad
North

2 H
3 NT


2nd
4
A
4
5
10
7
8
C 7
Meckstroth
East

Pass
AP


3rd
J
K
5
A
K
H 10
C 4
S 9
Rubin
South
1 C
2 NT



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


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





Ekeblad +3Nickell 214-1923 NT South -3-1503 NT South -1-50


Board 100
Both Vul
S 5 3 2
H Q 6 3
D 7 3 2
C A J 6 3
Gitelman
West
1 D
2 NT



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



2nd
5
3
5
A
4
Q
3
H 4
Moss
East
2 C
3 NT



3rd
10
K
Q
4
A
3
K
H 9
Soloway
South
Pass
AP



4th
A
7
2
H 2
7
H J
8
6
Rodwell
West
1 D
2 H
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
H 6
C 5
D 4
C 2
D 3
C 8
S 5
S A
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
3
5
A
K
S 6
4
9
Meckstroth
East
2 C
2 S
3 H


3rd
10
K
Q
4
8
H 8
K
Rubin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S A K 10 8 6
H 10 7 4 2
D J 8 5
C 7




TieNickell 214-1923 NT West =-6003 NT West =-600


Board 101
N-S Vul
S K 9 8 5
H K 8 4 2
D J 9 4 3
C 8
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S J
D A
D 6
S Q
S 9
H 9
S 8
Hamman
North
Pass
2 H
3 NT


2nd
A
8
5
4
10
10
3
Moss
East
1 S
Pass
AP


3rd
2
3
J
6
H 3
Q
C 3
Soloway
South
Dbl
3 C



4th
5
2
K
K
H 6
K
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
C 3
S 2
D 3
C A
C K
C Q
C 9
D A
Ekeblad
North
Pass
2 C
2 NT


2nd
8
10
K
2
2
5
J
H 5
8
Meckstroth
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
8
3
Q
H 2
S 5
H 4
S 9
4
Rubin
South
1 NT
2 D
3 NT


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


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




TieNickell 214-1923 NT North +1+6303 NT South +1+630


Board 102
E-W Vul
S A 7 5 2
H A K 9 7
D Q 10 8 3
C K
Gitelman
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S K
C K
H 7
C Q
H 3
C 10
Hamman
North

2 NT


2nd
6
3
5
A
9
7
Moss
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
10
2
Q
S 2
10
S 5
Soloway
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
A
5
2
9
J
J
Rodwell
West

Pass
AP

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

1 NT


2nd
6
9
4
7
2
7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
H 2
J
5
8
K
Rubin
South
Pass
3 NT


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S 9 6
H Q J 4
D A J
C Q 10 8 6 4 2

Ekeblad +11Nickell 214-2033 NT North -3-1503 NT North =+400


Board 103
Both Vul
S 10 8 6 3
H A K Q
D 10 7
C K 10 4 3
Gitelman
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 4
C 3
S Q
H 3
D 10
S 9
S 2
D K
H 9
H Q
S 10
C K
Hamman
North

2 NT



2nd
2
2
6
7
A
4
8
H 4
2
D Q
C 6
8
Moss
East

Pass



3rd
3
Q
5
K
6
J
D 8
C 4
A
J
C 5
7
Soloway
South
1 D
3 NT



4th
7
A
A
5
5
3
K
J
10
6
7
J
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 8
C 3
S 2
C 5
S 8
H 4
S 3
C 7
H A
S 10
H 7
Ekeblad
North

2 C
3 C
3 NT

2nd
Q
2
6
J
5
K
D 4
H 6
D 8
D J
C 4
Meckstroth
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
Q
9
K
4
5
A
10
J
D 2
Rubin
South
1 D
2 NT
3 D


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A K 4
H J 9 3
D K 9 6 2
C Q 7 5








Nickell +13Nickell 227-2033 NT North +1+6303 NT South -2-200


Board 104
None Vul
S K Q 10 5
H K Q 4
D A 8 5 3
C 7 4
Gitelman
West
1 C
2 H


Lead
S 8
S K
H 3
H 2
C 7
D 10
H K
Hamman
North
Dbl
Pass


2nd
3
A
7
Q
Q
2
6
Moss
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
10
4
A
9
A
A
Soloway
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
6
4
J
2
7
Rodwell
West
1 D
2 H
Pass

Lead
H 9
S 6
S 2
D A
D 3
D J
S 3
Ekeblad
North
Dbl
Pass
3 D

2nd
J
K
8
7
Q
5
Meckstroth
East
Rdbl
Pass
AP

3rd
A
A
J
4
6
H 3
Rubin
South
2 C
2 NT


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S 8 4
H J 7
D 10 9 6 4
C A J 9 8 3

Nickell +3Nickell 230-2032 H East -1+503 D North -1-50


Board 105
E-W Vul
S K 8 5
H A Q
D A Q 10 9 5
C K 7 3
Gitelman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D A
D Q
S 5
H 4
Hamman
North
1 C
1 NT
2 S
3 S
Pass
4 H
5 C


2nd
2
4
6
A
6
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
K
C 6
2
3
Soloway
South
1 H
2 H
3 H
4 C
4 D
4 NT
5 S


4th
A
2
3
4
Q
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl


Lead
C 10
D 2
S Q
H 5
Ekeblad
North
1 C
2 S
3 C
3 H
4 D
4 NT
5 S


2nd
6
9
4
2
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
4
5
J
Rubin
South
2 H
2 NT
3 D
3 S
4 S
5 C



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


Par +450
5 S NS
S Q J 9 7 6 3 2
H K 8 6 2
D K
C 6




Nickell +1Nickell 231-2035 S North +1+4805 S North =+450


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2007Chicago IL
Final, Segment 8OpenNickell NSClosedEkeblad NS
Board 106
Both Vul
S K Q 10 6
H A K 10 8
D 9 4 3
C Q J
Stansby
West

3 C
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
S 8
D A
D 7
H 4
H K
H 8
Soloway
North

Pass
4 H

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

3rd
9
7
K
2
10
A
J
9
Hamman
South
Pass
3 H


4th
5
H 2
A
3
4
6
C 6
C 2
Rodwell
West

Dbl


Lead
C A
D J
H 3
C Q
S 8
D Q
D A
Moss
North

4 H


2nd
J
3
C 2
9
3
5
Meckstroth
East
1 D
AP


3rd
3
7
A
H 4
K
2
Gitelman
South
2 H



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


Par -500
5 H× NS -2
S 8 2
H Q J 9 4 3 2
D K 8 6 5
C 5


TieNickell 231-2034 H South -1-1004 H South -1-100


Board 107
None Vul
S 10 8 7 4
H 7 4
D J 9 8 5 2
C J 2
Stansby
West

Pass
2 S
3 S
4 C
4 S

Lead
S A
C 4
Soloway
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
3
Martel
East

2 C
2 NT
3 NT
4 D
6 C

3rd
7
J
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
K
Rodwell
West

2 H
3 C
3 S
4 D
4 NT

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

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
6
2
5
2
2
4
S 6
9
D 9
Meckstroth
East

2 NT
3 D
4 C
4 S
6 H

3rd
A
4
8
Q
8
A
7
C 3
H 9
D 10
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

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


Par -980
6 H EW
S A K 9 6 5
H 5 3 2
D 4 3
C 9 6 4







Nickell +2Nickell 233-2036 C East =-9206 H West =-980


Board 108
N-S Vul
S 10 9 6 4 3
H J 6 5
D Q 7 4 2
C 10
Stansby
West
Pass
3 C
Pass
AP

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


2nd
5
A
A
2
Q
2
C 2
Martel
East
2 H
3 H
Pass


3rd
10
2
10
3
8
Q
4
Hamman
South
Dbl
3 NT
4 S


4th
3
6
8
K
J
8
Rodwell
West
Pass
1 NT
AP


Lead
C 8
C 9
S 3
S A
Moss
North
Pass
2 S



2nd
7
S 9
2
C 5
Meckstroth
East
1 H
Pass



3rd
A
4
Q
4
Gitelman
South
Dbl
4 S



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


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


Ekeblad +12Nickell 233-2154 S South -1-1004 S North =+620


Board 109
Both Vul
S Q J 5
H 10 9 6 4
D 8 6 5
C Q J 3
Stansby
West

4 H
Dbl

Lead
S 4
D 5
C 10
D J
C 5
D 8
S 2
Soloway
North
Pass
4 S
AP

2nd
Q
3
J
10
6
9
10
Martel
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
9
Q
A
2
8
S 8
J
Hamman
South
2 S
Pass


4th
6
A
2
6
Q
7
3
Rodwell
West

2 NT


Lead
S A
S K
H 7
H 5
C 10
D 3
H Q
D 2
Moss
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
4
10
2
S 6
J
10
6
6
Meckstroth
East
1 H
4 H


3rd
Q
5
9
A
A
A
3
K
Gitelman
South
1 S
AP


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


Par -200
4 S× NS -1
S A K 8 7 6 2
H 7
D Q 10
C K 7 6 2


Nickell +9Nickell 242-2154 S× South -1-2004 H East =-620


Board 110
None Vul
S A J 3
H 7
D J 9 8
C A K 9 8 7 3
Stansby
West

Pass



Lead
D K
S 6
C J
C 7
H 4
S 2
C K
C 9
S 8
C 8
C 3
D J
Soloway
North

4 S



2nd
2
Q
Q
5
7
5
H 2
S 9
D 3
H 3
H A
Q
Martel
East
1 NT
AP



3rd
5
4
A
H 5
Q
10
H 8
S K
J
H 10
H J
A
Hamman
South
2 C




4th
9
3
6
10
6
A
4
2
7
H 9
H K
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
C J
S 5
C K
C A
S J
S 3
S Q
H J
C Q
Moss
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
A
2
4
6
H 2
6
7
H 4
K
3
Meckstroth
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
7
A
H 5
D 2
8
K
C 9
7
D 6
Gitelman
South
1 H
2 H
3 NT


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S K Q 8 5
H J 10 8 6 5
D A 7 2
C J







TieNickell 242-2154 S North -1-503 NT North -1-50


Board 111
N-S Vul
S 8 6 3
H A K 9 4 2
D 8 6 4
C 10 5
Stansby
West

1 C
1 S
2 C

Lead
H K
C 5
C A
Soloway
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
7
Martel
East

1 H
1 NT


3rd
5
K
10
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
6
3
6
Rodwell
West

2 C
2 H
3 C

Lead
H K
C 10
S J
S 5
S 7
D 3
C Q
Moss
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
2
4
6
2
5
Meckstroth
East

2 D
2 S


3rd
J
K
3
A
C 6
K
D 7
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S J 10 9 4
H J 7 5
D J 5 2
C A K 4


TieNickell 242-2152 C West +2-1303 C West +1-130


Board 112
E-W Vul
S K 5
H A Q 10 4
D A K 5 4 3 2
C K
Stansby
West
Pass
2 D
Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
C 6
H 2
H 4
D 6
D K
S A
S Q
D 2
S 10
S 8
Soloway
North
1 C
Pass
Dbl


2nd
K
J
9
5
7
H 7
9
4
C 3
3
Martel
East
1 D
2 S
Rdbl


3rd
A
9
Q
K
A
8
7
2
H 3
D 3
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
3 H


4th
2
S 5
6
J
J
9
K
H 10
10
J
Rodwell
West
Pass
1 S
AP


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



2nd
2
J
H 6
3
C 6
7
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
2 S



3rd
J
6
8
9
H K
K
Gitelman
South
Pass
4 H



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


Par +140
3 H NS
S 10 9 4
H K 8 3 2
D 8 6
C J 10 5 2






Ekeblad +10Nickell 242-2253 H South -1-504 H North =+420


Board 113
None Vul
S K J 10 9 8
H A 9 7 6
D 6
C Q 7 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass


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


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


3rd
8
J
K
8
2
7
Q
D 2
D 9
Hamman
South
2 D
2 NT



4th
10
4
7
C 3
K
5
D 5
7
S 3
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 8
S 6
C 4
S 2
H 4
D K
C 8
S K
H A
C 7
D Q
Moss
North
1 S
2 H
3 NT


2nd
9
3
3
A
6
7
6
D 4
10
D 3
S 7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
J
K
8
5
6
9
D 2
D 9
A
Gitelman
South
2 D
2 NT
4 NT


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


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






Nickell +10Nickell 252-2253 NT South +1+4304 NT South -1-50


Board 114
N-S Vul
S K Q
H 9 7 6
D J 6 5
C A 9 6 4 3
Stansby
West

1 D

Lead
S 3
S Q
H 6
S J
C K
C 4
C J
Soloway
North

Pass

2nd
4
10
J
A
A
Q
Martel
East
Pass
1 NT

3rd
K
2
A
C 3
7
10
Hamman
South
Pass
AP

4th
8
6
4
D 4
5
2
Rodwell
West

1 NT

Lead
C 4
C 2
S Q
S K
D 5
H 4
D K
D 7
Moss
North

Pass

2nd
7
A
8
10
4
9
2
3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
10
8
2
3
Q
Q
6
J
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par +80
1 S NS
S J 9 5 3 2
H A 5 3
D K Q 7
C 10 5

TieNickell 252-2251 NT East =-901 NT West =-90


Board 115
E-W Vul
S 9 7 5
H K Q J 7
D 10 5 3
C K 10 7
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
H 6
C 6
S 5
S 2
C 3
H 5
H K
H Q
D 3
Soloway
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
7
A
K
4
K
10
10
4
8
9
Martel
East

Pass
AP

3rd
J
7
2
A
7
Q
J
D 2
D 6
A
Hamman
South
1 S
2 D


4th
A
2
D 4
J
6
S 3
3
9
C 8
Rodwell
West

2 C
Pass

Lead
C 9
H 6
H 10
C K
H K
H Q
D K
S A
Moss
North

2 S
3 S

2nd
7
A
J
J
4
8
3
K
Meckstroth
East

3 C
AP

3rd
2
7
3
D 2
D 4
D 6
9
5
Gitelman
South
1 S
3 D


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


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




TieNickell 252-2252 S South +1+1403 S South =+140


Board 116
Both Vul
S A K 8 6 2
H J 3
D Q J 2
C 10 4 3
Stansby
West
1 D
Pass

Lead
C K
C A
C 7
D A
Soloway
North
1 S
3 S

2nd
2
6
8
2
Martel
East
Pass
AP

3rd
9
J
S Q
3
Hamman
South
3 D


4th
3
4
10
7
Rodwell
West
1 D
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C 5
D A
H A
Moss
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
2
6
8
2
3
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
J
9
S Q
9
2
Gitelman
South
4 S


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


Par -110
3 D West
S J 7 5 3
H K Q 10 9
D 7
C Q 8 6 2
Nickell +3Nickell 255-2253 S North -1-1004 S North -2-200


Board 117
N-S Vul
S A 8
H A K Q J
D 3 2
C Q 10 6 4 2
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
H 7
S A
S 8
S J
H 9
H Q
H J
D 2
C 8
Soloway
North
1 NT
2 S

2nd
3
A
4
9
Q
K
D 10
D 8
J
K
Martel
East
Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
3
K
C 6
10
8
D 4
5
S 7
Hamman
South
2 H


4th
2
5
2
5
D Q
6
2
3
6
4
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 10
S A
S 8
S J
C A
D 6
D A
C 8
Moss
North
1 NT
2 S

2nd
5
9
4
Q
4
2
5
K
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
9
3
K
C 2
5
10
9
S 7
Gitelman
South
2 H


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


Par +100
3 D× EW -1
S K J 10 6 3
H 8 6 5
D 5 4
C K 7 3



Nickell +1Nickell 256-2252 S North +1+1402 S North =+110


Board 118
E-W Vul
S 8 7 5 4
H
D J 8 7 5
C A Q 10 9 6
Stansby
West

1 H
2 S
3 C
3 S
4 H

Lead
S 8
H 3
Soloway
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
2
Martel
East
1 C
2 H
2 NT
3 H
4 C


3rd
10
K
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
3
S 4
Rodwell
West

2 NT
4 C
4 D
4 S
6 H

Lead
D A
Moss
North

Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Meckstroth
East
2 D
3 S
Pass
4 H
5 D


3rd
5
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -800
7 D× South -4
S 10 2
H 6 4 2
D A 10 9 6 4
C K 7 2
Nickell +13Nickell 269-2254 H West +2-6806 H East =-1430


Board 119
Both Vul
S J 10 9 7 4
H 7 3 2
D A J 5
C 9 3
Stansby
West

2 NT
3 D
3 S
4 NT

Lead
S J
C 6
H 4
C 8
D 10
Soloway
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
2
7
5
Martel
East

3 C
3 H
4 D


3rd
2
Q
J
J
K
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
3
3
5
9
2
Rodwell
West

2 NT
3 D
3 NT
4 NT

Lead
S 9
C 6
H 4
C 8
Moss
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
5
2
7
Meckstroth
East

3 C
3 S
4 D


3rd
2
Q
J
J
Gitelman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S Q 8 6 2
H 9 6 5
D 7 3 2
C K 7 5

Ekeblad +1Nickell 269-2264 NT West +3-7204 NT West +2-690


Board 120
None Vul
S 10 8 6 2
H K Q 8 5
D 7 6 2
C 9 7
Stansby
West
Pass
2 D
4 C
4 S

Lead
S 4
C A
C K
C 2
D 3
Soloway
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
3
8
S 5
2
Martel
East
2 C
3 D
4 H
7 C

3rd
2
4
5
10
J
Hamman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
7
9
S 6
Q
Rodwell
West
Pass
3 C



Lead
S 7
C A
C K
C 2
D 3
Moss
North
Pass
3 S



2nd
K
3
8
S 4
2
Meckstroth
East
1 C
7 C



3rd
2
4
5
10
J
Gitelman
South
2 D
AP



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


Par -990
6 NT EW
S J 9 7 5 4 3
H 6 4
D Q 10 9
C 8 3
TieNickell 269-2267 C East -1+507 C East -1+50


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