Main     Match AU13 by Richard Pavlicek    

2008 USBC

Strul vs. Nickell

BoardStrul NSScoreNickell NSScoreIMP ResultState of Match
12 S East -2+1002 S East -1+50Strul +2Strul 2-0
25 C West -2+1005 C West -2+100TieStrul 2-0
33 NT South +1+4303 NT South +1+430TieStrul 2-0
43 C West =-1103 C East =-110TieStrul 2-0
56 D West -1+503 NT East +3-490Strul +11Strul 13-0
61 NT West +1-1201 NT West =-90Nickell +1Strul 13-1
71 NT East +1-1201 H North +1+110Nickell +6Strul 13-7
83 NT× West =-5505 D× East -2+300Nickell +13Nickell 20-13
93 C South =+1104 C South -1-50Strul +4Nickell 20-17
102 NT East +2-1802 C East +4-170TieNickell 20-17
116 H West =-9806 H West =-980TieNickell 20-17
124 S North =+6204 S North -1-100Strul +12Strul 29-20
132 S South =+1102 S South +1+140Nickell +1Strul 29-21
143 NT North +1+4303 NT North =+400Strul +1Strul 30-21
153 S South =+1403 S South =+140TieStrul 30-21

161 NT West -1+1001 NT North =+90TieStrul 30-21
172 C South =+902 S North -1-50Strul +4Strul 34-21
184 S North -1-1004 S South -1-100TieStrul 34-21
192 S South =+1102 H South =+110TieStrul 34-21
201 NT East -1+1001 NT East -2+200Nickell +3Strul 34-24
214 S South +1+6506 S South -1-100Strul +13Strul 47-24
223 S South -2-1002 S South =+110Nickell +5Strul 47-29
234 H North =+6203 NT South =+600Strul +1Strul 48-29
247 S West =-15107 S West =-1510TieStrul 48-29
255 D× East -3+8003 NT East +2-660Strul +16Strul 64-29
264 H East =-6203 NT West -1+100Nickell +12Strul 64-41
273 NT East -1+503 NT East -1+50TieStrul 64-41
281 NT South +1+1201 NT South +1+120TieStrul 64-41
294 D South -2-2003 NT South -2-200TieStrul 64-41
304 H East +1-4504 H East +1-450TieStrul 64-41

314 C South -2-2003 NT North -1-100Nickell +3Strul 64-44
324 H North -2-1004 C East =-130Strul +1Strul 65-44
333 D West +1-1303 NT East -3+150Nickell +7Strul 65-51
343 NT South -3-3002 H North +1+140Nickell +10Strul 65-61
354 S× East -1+2005 C× South -3-500Strul +12Strul 77-61
364 S North =+6204 S North -1-100Strul +12Strul 89-61
373 C West =-1101 NT West =-90Nickell +1Strul 89-62
384 S South -2-1003 S South -2-100TieStrul 89-62
394 H North +1+6504 H North =+620Strul +1Strul 90-62
403 NT West +3-4903 NT East +1-430Nickell +2Strul 90-64
413 S South -1-503 NT North -2-100Strul +2Strul 92-64
424 S North -2-2003 NT North -2-200TieStrul 92-64
432 S East -4+2002 D South -1-50Strul +6Strul 98-64
443 NT North -1-1003 NT North -1-100TieStrul 98-64
453 NT East +1-6303 NT East -1+100Nickell +12Strul 98-76

464 S East =-4204 S East +1-450Strul +1Strul 99-76
473 NT South +2+6603 NT South +2+660TieStrul 99-76
481 NT North -1-501 NT North -1-50TieStrul 99-76
493 S North -2-1004 S North -2-100TieStrul 99-76
505 S South =+6504 H North -1-100Strul +13Strul 112-76
514 S South +1+4504 S South =+420Strul +1Strul 113-76
522 S North -1-1003 NT North -2-200Strul +3Strul 116-76
534 D West =-1304 D East =-130TieStrul 116-76
542 S South +2+1702 S South +1+140Strul +1Strul 117-76
553 D West -1+1002 S North +1+140Nickell +1Strul 117-77
564 C West +1-1503 D East +1-130Nickell +1Strul 117-78
573 NT East +2-6603 C West +3-170Nickell +10Strul 117-88
581 NT South =+901 NT South =+90TieStrul 117-88
593 S× West -1+1003 S West -1+50Strul +2Strul 119-88
604 S North +2+6804 S North +1+650Strul +1Strul 120-88

614 S South +3+7104 S South +1+650Strul +2Strul 122-88
622 S East -2+1002 S East -1+50Strul +2Strul 124-88
637 S West =-15107 S East =-1510TieStrul 124-88
644 S South =+4204 S South =+420TieStrul 124-88
654 S East =-4203 S East =-140Nickell +7Strul 124-95
663 S West =-1404 S West -1+50Nickell +5Strul 124-100
673 H North =+1403 H North =+140TieStrul 124-100
681 NT North +1+1201 NT North +1+120TieStrul 124-100
693 S South +1+1703 S South =+140Strul +1Strul 125-100
704 S× North =+5904 S North =+420Strul +5Strul 130-100
713 C South -1-1003 D× West -3+800Nickell +14Strul 130-114
721 NT East -1+501 NT East -1+50TieStrul 130-114
735 C South +1+4205 C South +1+420TieStrul 130-114
742 S West =-1102 D West -2+200Nickell +7Strul 130-121
753 NT East =-4001 NT East +2-150Nickell +6Strul 130-127

764 S× West -1+1003 H North =+140Nickell +1Strul 130-128
772 S West +1-1402 S West +1-140TieStrul 130-128
785 D East =-4004 S West -2+100Nickell +11Nickell 139-130
793 NT West +1-4303 NT West -1+50Nickell +10Nickell 149-130
804 S West =-6204 S West =-620TieNickell 149-130
812 S East +1-1402 S East -1+50Nickell +5Nickell 154-130
824 S South +1+6504 S South =+620Strul +1Nickell 154-131
832 H East =-1102 H East =-110TieNickell 154-131
843 NT West +3-6905 S East =-650Nickell +1Nickell 155-131
853 NT East +2-4603 NT West +2-460TieNickell 155-131
862 S East -1+1002 NT North +3+210Nickell +3Nickell 158-131
873 NT East -1+1001 NT East +2-150Strul +6Nickell 158-137
884 H East -1+504 H East -1+50TieNickell 158-137
894 H West -1+1003 H West -1+100TieNickell 158-137
904 H East +1-6504 H East =-620Nickell +1Nickell 159-137

913 S West -1+504 S West -2+100Nickell +2Nickell 161-137
921 NT East -1+501 NT East -2+100Nickell +2Nickell 163-137
933 NT West =-6003 NT West -3+300Nickell +14Nickell 177-137
944 H South +1+4504 H South +2+480Nickell +1Nickell 178-137
954 S South =+6204 S South +1+650Nickell +1Nickell 179-137
963 D North +1+1303 NT North =+400Nickell +7Nickell 186-137
974 S East +2-4804 S East +2-480TieNickell 186-137
985 D East =-4004 H West +1-450Strul +2Nickell 186-139
993 NT East =-6002 NT East +1-150Nickell +10Nickell 196-139
1003 NT South =+6003 NT North +1+630Nickell +1Nickell 197-139
1012 S South -1-1001 NT North +1+120Nickell +6Nickell 203-139
1022 NT West -2+2003 C East =-110Strul +7Nickell 203-146
1033 NT South +2+6603 NT North +1+630Strul +1Nickell 203-147
1044 NT East +1-4606 NT East =-990Strul +11Nickell 203-158
1057 H North =+15107 H North =+1510TieNickell 203-158

1063 NT West -3+3002 D East -2+200Strul +3Nickell 203-161
1072 S North +1+1403 NT North +1+430Nickell +7Nickell 210-161
1083 NT South -1-1003 NT South -1-100TieNickell 210-161
1095 D North =+6003 NT North =+600TieNickell 210-161
1104 S South =+4204 S North +1+450Nickell +1Nickell 211-161
1112 NT East -5+2503 NT South -2-200Strul +10Nickell 211-171
1125 H× North -2-3006 H× North -3-500Strul +5Nickell 211-176
1137 C North =+14407 C North =+1440TieNickell 211-176
1144 H South +1+6504 H South =+620Strul +1Nickell 211-177
1156 H South =+9804 NT South +2+490Strul +10Nickell 211-187
1163 NT South =+6003 NT South +1+630Nickell +1Nickell 212-187
1171 NT West =-903 H West -1+50Nickell +4Nickell 216-187
1186 D East +1-13906 D East =-1370Nickell +1Nickell 217-187
1195 C North =+6003 NT North +1+630Nickell +1Nickell 218-187
1202 S West =-1103 NT× South -2-300Strul +5Nickell 218-192


United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 1OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 5
H 8 7 3 2
D Q 10 7 2
C A K 9
Rodwell
West

1 D
1 NT
2 S

Lead
C Q
S 10
D 6
S 6
D J
D 9
C 9
C 6
S Q
Becker
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
A
K
K
Q
H 5
H 10
4
7
Meckstroth
East
1 C
1 S
2 D


3rd
K
2
5
5
A
C 2
10
A
H 4
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
7
4
2
3
3
10
3
S 8
D 7
Berkowitz
West

1 D
1 NT
2 S

Lead
C Q
C 6
D 6
S 2
H J
D A
D 9
C 10
S 10
H K
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
3
K
K
8
3
S 6
4
A
Q
Cohen
East
1 C
1 S
2 D


3rd
9
K
5
5
A
J
H 4
A
7
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S J 9 7 6 2
H Q 5
D K 3
C Q J 10 6





Strul +2Strul 2-02 S East -2+1002 S East -1+50


Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 7 2
H A K J 9 2
D J 9 8 3
C K
Rodwell
West

3 C
5 C

Lead
H K
H A
D 3
C 7
Becker
North

Pass
AP

2nd
6
10
2
Meckstroth
East
2 S
4 C


3rd
8
5
A
Strul
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
3
6
Berkowitz
West

3 C


Lead
H A
H K
D 3
C 7
Nickell
North

Pass


2nd
6
10
2
5
Cohen
East
2 S
5 C


3rd
5
8
A
K
Freeman
South
Pass
AP


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


Par +100
4 C× EW -1
S K J 10 3
H 8 5
D A 10 7 5 4
C Q 7
TieStrul 2-05 C West -2+1005 C West -2+100


Board 3
E-W Vul
S J 8 4
H A K J
D 7 4 3
C A J 8 6
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 9
C 6
H 10
S J
S 10
H 2
Becker
North

3 NT

2nd
A
2
J
K
A
Meckstroth
East

AP

3rd
3
Q
S 2
5
6
Strul
South
1 NT


4th
4
K
6
3
4
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
H 9
C 6
H 8
S 4
D A
D K
C 5
C J
D 7
Nickell
North

3 NT

2nd
K
2
J
2
2
9
10
7
S 7
Cohen
East

AP

3rd
3
Q
C 4
Q
3
4
A
H 6
Q
Freeman
South
1 NT


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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S A Q 5
H 7 6 4 2
D A K Q 6
C Q 5


TieStrul 2-03 NT South +1+4303 NT South +1+430


Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 9 3 2
H J 8 2
D 8 5
C Q J 10 9
Rodwell
West
1 S
3 C

Lead
C Q
S 4
H 6
S 5
H K
H Q
H 7
C J
Becker
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
3
2
4
5
D 4
D 3
Meckstroth
East
1 NT
Pass

3rd
K
C 5
A
C 7
10
D 2
S 6
D A
Strul
South
2 D
Pass

4th
A
7
2
8
8
J
C 9
3
Berkowitz
West
1 S
2 NT

Lead
D A
C K
S A
S 4
H 7
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
A
2
3
3
Cohen
East
1 NT
3 C

3rd
5
9
H 6
C 5
A
Freeman
South
2 D
AP

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


Par -110
3 C EW
S K J 8 7
H 5 4 3
D A K Q J 4
C K

TieStrul 2-03 C West =-1103 C East =-110


Board 5
N-S Vul
S J 8 4 3
H K J 10 9 6 3
D Q 5
C J
Rodwell
West

6 D



Lead
S 4
D A
D K
D J
H A
C 8
Becker
North
2 H
Pass



2nd
2
5
Q
H J
6
J
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
H 2
H 4
S 7
7
Q
Strul
South
Pass
Pass



4th
A
3
4
6
5
K
Berkowitz
West

1 C
2 D
3 H

Lead
C 9
S 2
Nickell
North
Pass
1 H
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
Cohen
East
Pass
Dbl
2 S
3 NT

3rd
J
A
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -460
5 NT EW
S Q 6 5
H 5
D 6 4 3
C K 10 9 7 5 2

Strul +11Strul 13-06 D West -1+503 NT East +3-490


Board 6
E-W Vul
S A Q 7
H A 10 7 3
D J 10
C K J 7 4
Rodwell
West

1 NT

Lead
D J
D 3
S 7
H 4
D A
D Q
D 7
S 2
S Q
C 9
H 2
Becker
North

Pass

2nd
2
6
10
8
C 7
C 4
H 7
A
K
2
10
Meckstroth
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
K
10
5
Q
C 5
C 6
C 8
J
4
A
K
Strul
South
Pass
Pass

4th
5
9
6
3
8
4
S 3
8
9
J
J
Berkowitz
West

1 NT

Lead
H 3
H 5
D 2
S 6
H 6
H A
D J
S A
S Q
Nickell
North

Pass

2nd
4
7
3
7
S 3
9
9
J
K
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
8
K
Q
10
2
S 5
4
8
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass

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


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




Nickell +1Strul 13-11 NT West +1-1201 NT West =-90


Board 7
Both Vul
S 7 3
H Q J 8 6 2
D 9 4
C K Q J 8
Rodwell
West

1 D

Lead
D 6
S 2
H 7
D 5
S 10
S 5
S K
Becker
North

1 H

2nd
Q
3
K
4
4
6
C 8
Meckstroth
East

1 NT

3rd
9
Q
2
A
8
9
C 2
Strul
South
Pass
AP

4th
8
A
4
7
7
H 6
J
Berkowitz
West

1 D

Lead
H 4
H K
C 10
S 10
C 7
H Q
H J
C J
C 8
Nickell
North

1 H

2nd
5
6
K
J
Q
9
10
4
6
Cohen
East

AP

3rd
A
3
A
K
2
D 3
D 6
S 4
S 6
Freeman
South
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S A J 6 4
H 7 5
D K 10 7 6 3 2
C 3


Nickell +6Strul 13-71 NT East +1-1201 H North +1+110


Board 8
None Vul
S
H A J 10 8 7 6 3
D 8 2
C A Q 9 8
Rodwell
West
Pass
Pass
3 NT
AP

Lead
H J
Becker
North
1 H
2 H
Pass


2nd
5
Meckstroth
East
Dbl
3 D
Pass


3rd
Q
Strul
South
1 S
Pass
Dbl


4th
K
Berkowitz
West
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S J
C A
Nickell
North
1 H
3 H
Pass


2nd
2
3
7
Cohen
East
Dbl
4 S
5 D


3rd
8
D 2
6
Freeman
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


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


Par +300
5 D× West -2
S K J 10 9 2
H Q
D 10 5
C K 6 5 3 2
Nickell +13Nickell 20-133 NT× West =-5505 D× East -2+300


Board 9
E-W Vul
S K 3
H J 10 5 2
D Q 2
C A J 10 8 6
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D J
H 6
H 7
S A
D 9
D 7
S 3
C Q
Becker
North
Pass
1 H
3 C


2nd
2
K
5
6
K
S 9
7
7
Meckstroth
East
Pass
2 D
AP


3rd
A
A
C 5
5
6
C 6
Q
8
Strul
South
1 C
Dbl



4th
4
2
8
K
Q
10
2
9
Berkowitz
West

Pass
2 S
3 S

Lead
D J
H 6
H 7
D 5
Nickell
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT
4 C

2nd
2
K
5
K
Cohen
East
Pass
Dbl
3 D
AP

3rd
A
A
C 5
6
Freeman
South
1 C
Pass
Pass


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


Par +400
3 NT North
S Q J 6
H K Q 8
D K 7 4
C Q 4 3 2



Strul +4Nickell 20-173 C South =+1104 C South -1-50


Board 10
Both Vul
S Q J 3
H Q 3
D A Q 10 4
C 9 7 6 4
Rodwell
West

2 S

Lead
H 5
C A
C Q
S 9
S 5
C J
C 10
C 3
C 8
C 5
H 10
Becker
North

Pass

2nd
2
2
K
A
J
H 4
H 8
D 2
S 4
D K
J
Meckstroth
East
2 C
2 NT

3rd
Q
H 6
S 2
3
K
D 3
D 5
S 6
D 8
D 9
A
Strul
South
Pass
AP

4th
K
4
7
10
8
6
9
H 3
D 4
D 10
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
H 5
C A
C Q
Nickell
North

Pass

2nd
2
2
K
Cohen
East
2 C


3rd
Q
S 2
H 6
Freeman
South
Pass


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


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




TieNickell 20-172 NT East +2-1802 C East +4-170


Board 11
None Vul
S J 9 8 4 3 2
H 9 4 2
D J 9
C J 4
Rodwell
West

4 H
6 H


Lead
D J
D 8
Becker
North

Pass
AP


2nd
3
Meckstroth
East

5 H



3rd
K
Strul
South
2 D
Pass



4th
Q
Berkowitz
West

3 H
4 S
6 H

Lead
D J
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass
AP
Cohen
East

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


Par -980
6 H EW
S 7 6
H 8
D A K 10 8 7 2
C Q 10 7 6
TieNickell 20-176 H West =-9806 H West =-980


Board 12
N-S Vul
S A 10 8 7 4
H 8 5 2
D 8 7
C K 10 2
Rodwell
West
1 D
2 D
AP

Lead
D 3
S 9
D 8
Becker
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
K
A
4
Meckstroth
East
1 NT
3 D


3rd
A
2
10
Strul
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
7
3
2
Berkowitz
West
1 D
2 D
AP

Lead
D 3
H 4
S Q
H Q
Nickell
North
Pass
3 S


2nd
K
2
9
3
Cohen
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
A
9
4
K
Freeman
South
Dbl
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S Q J 6 5 3
H A 7 6 3
D K Q 10
C A
Strul +12Strul 29-204 S North =+6204 S North -1-100


Board 13
Both Vul
S K 6 5 3
H A 9 8 4
D 8 5 4
C A K
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
D 9
D 3
H Q
C 6
H A
D 8
C 5
H 9
C 8
S 3
D 10
Becker
North
1 D
2 S

2nd
4
K
5
7
2
5
7
4
10
S 8
7
S 5
Meckstroth
East
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
J
8
K
D 6
S 2
A
S J
S K
9
S Q
Strul
South
1 S


4th
2
4
Q
3
3
J
2
9
C Q
7
10
S 4
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
C 2
H 4
D J
D 2
H Q
C 6
H A
S 3
S A
S 8
Nickell
North
1 D
2 S

2nd
K
K
Q
5
7
4
5
7
5
6
Cohen
East
Pass
AP

3rd
10
2
A
7
8
A
D 6
9
Q
D 9
Freeman
South
1 S


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


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






Nickell +1Strul 29-212 S South =+1102 S South +1+140


Board 14
None Vul
S Q J 9 2
H K J 8 5 3
D A K J
C 8
Rodwell
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
C K
C Q
H 10
H A
H 2
Becker
North

1 H
3 NT

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

3rd
4
8
H 5
Q
7
Strul
South
1 C
2 C


4th
9
5
9
4
3
Berkowitz
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
S 8
C K
C Q
H 10
H Q
Nickell
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
6
2
4
A
K
C 2
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
10
8
H 3
A
7
Freeman
South
1 C
2 C


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 6
H 4
D Q 7 6
C K Q J 10 7 3 2
Strul +1Strul 30-213 NT North +1+4303 NT North =+400


Board 15
N-S Vul
S 9 5
H A 5 4
D K J 10 7 6 4
C J 8
Rodwell
West

Pass

Lead
H J
S 2
H 7
Becker
North

Pass

2nd
4
K
5
Meckstroth
East

Pass

3rd
K
A
8
Strul
South
3 S


4th
2
5
9
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
C A
H J
S 2
C 6
S 7
S K
S J
Nickell
North

Pass

2nd
8
4
4
J
Q
C 3
C 7
Cohen
East

Pass

3rd
4
K
A
K
C 2
D 4
D 6
Freeman
South
3 S


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S K Q J 10 6 4 3
H Q 9 3 2
D
C 9 5
TieStrul 30-213 S South =+1403 S South =+140


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 2OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 16
E-W Vul
S K Q 3
H A Q 3
D K 7 3
C Q 10 8 6
Nickell
West
1 NT


Lead
C 6
D 9
C Q
D A
D 10
H 8
C 10
S 8
D J
D 6
Becker
North
Pass


2nd
K
2
2
3
7
J
7
A
H 3
Freeman
East
Pass


3rd
5
5
9
4
C 3
Q
J
3
S 4
Strul
South
Pass


4th
4
K
A
8
Q
5
S 6
2
S 7
Stansby
West
1 D
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 9
C 8
S 6
C 6
S J
D 9
C 10
H 7
Rodwell
North
1 NT


2nd
5
Q
7
K
K
H 2
2
2
4
Martel
East
Pass


3rd
A
2
5
10
9
D 5
10
J
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass


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


Par -100
2 NT× South -1
S 8 7 5
H 10 8 7 2
D Q 8 2
C J 9 5



TieStrul 30-211 NT West -1+1001 NT North =+90


Board 17
None Vul
S Q J 9 7 4
H J 10
D 10 7 3
C J 5 3
Nickell
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C 8
H 10
S A
D 6
D 2
D A
C A
C K
S K
Becker
North
Pass
1 S


2nd
J
8
4
3
J
10
10
Q
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
5
2
K
Q
4
3
5
Strul
South
1 H
2 C


4th
2
Q
3
5
7
C 7
4
9
Stansby
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
D 2
S 5
D J
S 6
H 10
D 8
D 9
H J
C 4
H K
Rodwell
North
Pass
1 S
2 S

2nd
5
7
A
Q
8
10
C 2
A
A
6
Martel
East
Pass
2 D
AP

3rd
Q
8
3
2
2
K
6
5
8
C 5
Meckstroth
South
1 H
Dbl


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


Par -120
2 NT East
S K 3
H K 7 5 3 2
D J 5
C A K 7 2




Strul +4Strul 34-212 C South =+902 S North -1-50


Board 18
N-S Vul
S A K Q 5 3
H Q 9 8 7 6
D
C 7 4 2
Nickell
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
C A
H A
C 10
C 5
Becker
North

1 S
4 S



2nd
6
K
J
4
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
3
3
K
S 4
Strul
South
1 D
2 S




4th
2
6
7
Q
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
C 10
C 5
H A
Rodwell
North

2 H
3 D
4 D


2nd
2
Q
7
K
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
S 6
3
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
2 S
3 S
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S J 10 9 2
H K
D A Q 10 8 2
C Q J 6
TieStrul 34-214 S North -1-1004 S South -1-100


Board 19
E-W Vul
S 10 8 6 4
H Q J 10 8 3
D Q 8 5
C 8
Nickell
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

2 C
2 H


2nd
Q
5
10
4
J
3
3
8
S 10
C Q
J
K
Freeman
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
K
8
S 4
J
S 6
10
9
6
S J
S Q
D 9
8
Strul
South
1 NT
2 D
2 S


4th
A
4
7
2
9
S 3
7
4
2
H 10
S 5
2
Stansby
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S K
H 4
H 3
D 6
S 5
D 2
S 9
D 9
Rodwell
North

2 D



2nd
4
2
6
Q
Q
5
3
J
Martel
East

Pass



3rd
2
Q
7
K
6
7
8
H 5
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
2 H



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


Par +110
2 S NS
S A 9 5
H 7 4
D A J 10
C A Q 6 3 2








TieStrul 34-212 S South =+1102 H South =+110


Board 20
Both Vul
S J 8 6 3
H A 10 3
D K J 7
C 10 6 2
Nickell
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
C J
S 7
C 5
C Q
S 5
S Q
D 2
D 7
D 6
H 3
D 10
Becker
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
K
K
2
H 6
10
C 9
3
Q
H 2
K
H 4
Freeman
East
1 NT


3rd
J
4
3
A
7
C 8
8
K
A
J
7
H 8
Strul
South
Pass


4th
A
6
4
3
10
6
D 5
4
9
8
5
H 10
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
D 9
S 6
S 10
D Q
S 7
C 2
D 6
C 6
C J
D 10
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
K
5
C 4
A
C 5
Q
C 8
A
H 4
H 6
Martel
East
1 NT


3rd
3
5
Q
8
3
J
K
J
3
H 2
Meckstroth
South
Pass


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


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






Nickell +3Strul 34-241 NT East -1+1001 NT East -2+200


Board 21
N-S Vul
S Q 7
H K Q J 3 2
D K Q J 10 9
C 3
Nickell
West

Pass
AP







Lead
D 2
H 5
C K
C 4
H Q
S Q
S J
Becker
North
1 H
2 D








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








3rd
4
K
5
J
C 2
A
Strul
South
1 S
4 S








4th
A
A
3
S 7
7
4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
H 6
D 8
Rodwell
North
1 H
2 D
3 C
4 C
Rdbl
4 H
5 C
6 C


2nd
3
K
A
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
3
Meckstroth
South
1 S
2 S
3 S
Pass
4 D
4 NT
5 H
6 S


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


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







Strul +13Strul 47-244 S South +1+6506 S South -1-100


Board 22
E-W Vul
S
H Q 9 6 4 2
D A 10 9 4 2
C K 3 2
Nickell
West

Pass

Lead
D Q
S K
H 3
D 8
D A
H 6
C J
C 10
H A
S 8
H K
Becker
North

Pass

2nd
2
A
4
C 4
7
7
6
7
S 6
4
S J
Freeman
East
1 D
Pass

3rd
6
H 2
J
3
C 8
S 2
2
3
10
H Q
D J
Strul
South
3 S


4th
K
3
8
9
5
5
5
A
9
10
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
D Q
H 8
H K
C 9
C 10
D 6
D A
D 4
C 4
H A
Rodwell
North

Pass

2nd
2
5
S 2
7
6
C 8
8
S Q
Q
S 9
Martel
East
1 NT
Pass

3rd
7
2
3
2
3
5
C J
S K
K
10
Meckstroth
South
2 S


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


Par +90
2 C NS
S K J 9 8 6 2
H 8
D K
C J 10 9 8 4




Nickell +5Strul 47-293 S South -2-1002 S South =+110


Board 23
Both Vul
S A 4
H A K Q J 10 3
D J 10 8 5
C J
Nickell
West

Pass
Pass
AP



Lead
D A
D K
C A
C 3
Becker
North

1 H
3 H




2nd
3
Q
2
Q
Freeman
East

Dbl
Pass




3rd
2
4
9
K
Strul
South
Pass
1 NT
4 H




4th
5
8
J
H 3
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C J
D K
D A
Rodwell
North

1 C
2 C
2 NT
3 H


2nd
A
A
3
Q
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
2
4
2
Meckstroth
South
Pass
1 NT
2 H
3 C
3 NT


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


Par +620
4 H NS
S K Q 7 6
H 5
D Q 3
C Q 10 8 6 5 2

Strul +1Strul 48-294 H North =+6203 NT South =+600


Board 24
None Vul
S 6 4
H 7 6
D 9 8 6 5
C Q 10 8 7 6
Nickell
West
1 S
2 D
3 H
5 D
6 H



Lead
C 6
C 2
S 3
S 5
H 2
H 3
H 4
C 3
S K
D 3
C K
D J
Becker
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



2nd
A
4
4
10
6
8
D 5
H 10
D 6
8
H J
Q
Freeman
East
2 C
2 S
4 NT
5 NT
7 S



3rd
9
S 7
Q
A
A
K
S 8
S J
D 2
K
D 7
A
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



4th
5
7
2
6
5
7
9
10
9
4
8
9
Stansby
West
1 S
2 S
4 D
Rdbl
5 C
6 H
7 S

Lead
H 7
C A
C 2
S A
H K
H 4
S Q
C 3
S K
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
4
9
4
6
D 6
9
H 10
D 5
Martel
East
2 C
3 S
4 H
4 NT
5 NT
7 H


3rd
5
5
S 7
5
3
S 8
3
S J
D 2
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -1520
7 NT EW
S 10 9 2
H Q J 10 9 8 5
D Q 4
C 9 4











TieStrul 48-297 S West =-15107 S West =-1510


Board 25
E-W Vul
S K J 8 7
H K Q 7
D
C 10 9 8 5 4 3
Nickell
West

1 C
1 H
3 D
5 D

Lead
C A
H 5
D A
S 4
C 4
H 4
C 5
H J
Becker
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

2nd
2
A
C 10
K
K
3
Q
6
Freeman
East
Pass
1 D
3 C
4 D
AP

3rd
3
7
3
2
D 6
Q
D 8
K
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
J
2
2
3
6
8
7
D 5
Stansby
West

Dbl
Pass
3 NT


Lead
S 10
C 5
S 3
D 3
Rodwell
North
Pass
1 NT
2 S
AP


2nd
4
K
5
Martel
East
Pass
Dbl
2 NT



3rd
K
A
7
Meckstroth
South
1 D
2 C
Pass



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


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




Strul +16Strul 64-295 D× East -3+8003 NT East +2-660


Board 26
Both Vul
S 9 5 4
H K 10 7 4
D Q 8 7
C J 7 5
Nickell
West

1 NT
3 H

Lead
C 8
C 6
C 4
S A
S 2
D 4
S 3
D A
D 9
S 6
H 4
Becker
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
J
7
8
7
Q
8
Q
K
A
Freeman
East
1 S
2 H
4 H

3rd
5
A
H 3
10
H 5
K
H 8
2
H 6
H J
2
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
K
7
9
4
5
3
9
6
J
H K
D 5
Stansby
West

1 NT
2 NT

Lead
C 5
D K
D 2
D 10
C J
D 9
D 5
H 5
H 6
H 10
H 7
Rodwell
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
K
3
6
Q
6
S 5
S 4
4
S 8
9
Martel
East
1 S
2 H
3 NT

3rd
3
4
A
S 2
8
S 3
H 3
A
J
C 9
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -620
4 H EW
S K Q 8 7
H Q 2
D J 6 3
C Q 9 8 3





Nickell +12Strul 64-414 H East =-6203 NT West -1+100


Board 27
None Vul
S K Q 7
H 8 3
D 10 4 3
C 10 7 4 3 2
Nickell
West

Pass
1 H
3 C
3 S

Lead
C 6
H 6
C A
C Q
C 8
C 7
Becker
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
A
J
S 2
S 4
H 7
Freeman
East

1 D
2 NT
3 D
3 NT

3rd
2
5
3
4
10
H 4
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
9
3
K
S 3
S 5
H 2
Stansby
West

1 H




Lead
C 6
H K
Rodwell
North

Pass




2nd
J
3
Martel
East

3 NT




3rd
4
6
Meckstroth
South
1 D
AP




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


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


TieStrul 64-413 NT East -1+503 NT East -1+50


Board 28
N-S Vul
S 6 4 3
H A 10
D K J 9 8
C K Q 6 2
Nickell
West
Pass
1 S
AP

Lead
S 8
D 10
S 2
Becker
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
3
6
Freeman
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
8
Strul
South
1 H
1 NT


4th
K
A
Stansby
West
Pass
1 S
AP

Lead
S 7
D Q
S 2
S A
Rodwell
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
3
6
10
6
Martel
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
8
Q
C 8
Meckstroth
South
1 H
1 NT


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S K 10 5
H J 7 6 5 4
D Q 10 7
C A 5
TieStrul 64-411 NT South +1+1201 NT South +1+120


Board 29
Both Vul
S K 9 8 6 5
H 9 7
D 7 6
C A 10 9 5
Nickell
West

1 S
Pass


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


2nd
5
10
K
J
8
K
A
S 7
A
9
C 2
Freeman
East
Pass
2 S
AP


3rd
2
7
A
9
Q
D 6
4
C 5
S 6
C 6
C 9
Strul
South
1 D
3 H



4th
D 2
4
D 5
2
D 8
D 9
7
10
C 4
D Q
D J
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 7
D A
D K
D Q
D 8
C 4
D 2
D 5
H 3
Rodwell
North
Pass
1 H
2 C


2nd
9
4
C 2
S 4
C 3
K
S 7
H 10
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
6
7
S 5
H 7
S 3
S 6
H 9
Meckstroth
South
1 C
1 S
3 NT


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


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







TieStrul 64-414 D South -2-2003 NT South -2-200


Board 30
None Vul
S 9 8 7 6
H Q 6
D 6 4 3
C A Q 9 5
Nickell
West

2 H


Lead
D K
D 8
D A
H 3
H K
H 2
Becker
North

Pass


2nd
2
J
6
6
8
10
Freeman
East
1 H
4 H


3rd
3
4
C 2
A
9
J
Strul
South
Pass
AP


4th
5
9
10
4
Q
Stansby
West

2 H
4 H

Lead
D K
H 3
H K
H 2
S 3
S K
S 4
Rodwell
North

Pass
AP

2nd
A
6
8
10
6
10
C 4
Martel
East
1 H
3 C


3rd
6
A
9
J
A
5
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -460
5 NT EW
S 10 2
H 10 8 4
D K Q 10 8
C J 7 6 4

TieStrul 64-414 H East +1-4504 H East +1-450


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 3OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 31
N-S Vul
S Q 10 7
H 10 8 2
D J 4 3
C Q 7 4 2
Meckstroth
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
H Q
H 3
D 7
D 3
S 9
C 3
H 4
S K
C K
Cohen
North

Pass
4 C

2nd
2
K
J
9
7
A
10
C 8
S 3
Rodwell
East

3 S
AP

3rd
5
8
2
Q
4
2
C 5
2
4
Berkowitz
South
1 C
Dbl


4th
A
6
5
C J
A
6
J
10
9
Stansby
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
S 4
C 3
S 3
S K
S 5
S 6
H 4
C K
C 8
Hamman
North

Pass
3 NT

2nd
A
A
10
H 3
H J
H 8
10
J
H 7
Martel
East

3 S
AP

3rd
9
7
J
2
8
H 6
5
2
Q
Compton
South
1 D
Dbl


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


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



Nickell +3Strul 64-444 C South -2-2003 NT North -1-100


Board 32
E-W Vul
S A 10 5 2
H A K 7 3
D 8 7 6
C Q 3
Meckstroth
West
1 NT
Pass

Lead
S 4
H A
H 3
C 6
C J
D 2
D K
D A
Cohen
North
2 H
Pass

2nd
6
2
5
5
8
9
7
8
Rodwell
East
2 NT
Pass

3rd
7
4
Q
Q
4
Q
3
4
Berkowitz
South
4 H


4th
10
J
9
K
3
6
10
Stansby
West
1 D
3 C

Lead
H 6
H A
S A
S 2
Hamman
North
Dbl
3 H

2nd
9
5
4
C 2
Martel
East
2 C
4 C

3rd
K
8
8
6
Compton
South
2 H
AP

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


Par -130
4 D EW
S K J 8 6
H Q 10 8 6 4
D 10 9
C 8 6

Strul +1Strul 65-444 H North -2-1004 C East =-130


Board 33
None Vul
S A K 10 7 2
H J 4
D A 5
C J 9 3 2
Meckstroth
West

3 D


Lead
S K
S A
S 7
D 7
C 2
D Q
D J
Cohen
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
J
Q
D 2
6
4
5
S 2
Rodwell
East
Dbl
Pass


3rd
3
8
6
K
8
8
9
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
5
9
A
10
3
10
Stansby
West

2 S
3 S

Lead
S 3
S K
S 10
S 7
S 2
D A
Hamman
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
Q
D 7
D 2
D 8
9
Martel
East
Dbl
3 H
3 NT

3rd
A
6
8
D 3
H 6
6
Compton
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -110
3 D EW
S 8 6 3
H Q 8 7 6 5
D 10 6 3
C 8 5

Nickell +7Strul 65-513 D West +1-1303 NT East -3+150


Board 34
N-S Vul
S Q 7 5
H 10 7 3 2
D 4
C A K 9 6 3
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
H 2
C 2
S J
H K
H 4
H J
D 2
S 3
Cohen
North

3 C
3 S


2nd
A
6
3
K
5
S 8
S 6
10
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


4th
7
A
5
5
8
9
10
4
Stansby
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S J
D 4
C 2
S 5
D 3
S 7
D 8
C K
C 3
D Q
Hamman
North

1 H



2nd
2
2
A
9
5
10
7
Q
D K
6
Martel
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
10
4
A
H 3
K
H 2
7
H 4
C 6
Compton
South
1 D
2 H



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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A K 6 2
H K Q 4
D Q 10 8 3
C 7 5





Nickell +10Strul 65-613 NT South -3-3002 H North +1+140


Board 35
E-W Vul
S 4
H J 10 9 6
D 10 9 7 6
C 10 8 6 4
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
H A
D A
H 3
S A
S J
Cohen
North

Pass


2nd
2
3
4
3
K
Rodwell
East

4 S


3rd
J
9
6
8
D 4
Berkowitz
South
1 NT
Dbl


4th
5
8
K
4
D 6
Stansby
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
D K
D 2
S 8
C 3
C A
H 7
Hamman
North

Pass
5 C

2nd
6
J
4
2
6
J
Martel
East

4 S
Dbl

3rd
8
7
A
Q
9
Q
Compton
South
1 C
Dbl
AP

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S K 10 9 3
H A 3
D A 2
C K J 7 5 2
Strul +12Strul 77-614 S× East -1+2005 C× South -3-500


Board 36
Both Vul
S K 10 7 6 5 2
H K Q 6
D A 6
C 10 7
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
D 3
H 4
H 7
S 6
S 4
Cohen
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
10
6
3
3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
Q
A
5
A
Berkowitz
South
4 S




4th
6
2
K
Q
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
A
3
C 4
A
A
4
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
3
A
K
2
6
K
Compton
South
2 C
2 S
4 S


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


Par +650
5 S NS
S A 8 4
H J 9 8 3 2
D 10 4
C A Q 9


Strul +12Strul 89-614 S North =+6204 S North -1-100


Board 37
N-S Vul
S 10 7 5 4 3 2
H A 4
D A 10 2
C 3 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
3 C

Lead
H A
S 5
C 5
C 9
C Q
D 4
S 9
H K
H 5
Cohen
North
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
3
J
2
10
S 3
2
6
7
8
Rodwell
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
10
Q
A
K
8
Q
2
J
C 6
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
2
K
4
3
J
K
A
4
S 4
Stansby
West

1 NT


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


2nd
J
8
4
10
A
H 3
H 4
D 10
D 2
Martel
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
3
5
K
5
H 7
8
H 5
D 7
Compton
South
Pass
Pass


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


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



Nickell +1Strul 89-623 C West =-1101 NT West =-90


Board 38
E-W Vul
S A K 4 2
H K 10 7 6 2
D Q 7
C J 9
Meckstroth
West

Pass


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

4 S


2nd
7
Q
J
K
10
9
C 8
8
3
5
Rodwell
East
1 D
AP


3rd
4
6
A
4
S A
5
Q
2
2
8
Berkowitz
South
1 S



4th
3
2
3
9
7
3
6
H 4
Q
6
Stansby
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D K
H 8
H A
H 4
D A
C 2
Hamman
North

3 C


2nd
7
2
5
J
Q
9
Martel
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
6
Q
3
S 3
4
A
Compton
South
1 S
3 S


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


Par -600
5 D EW
S Q J 10 7 5
H J 9 5
D 3 2
C K 6 3




TieStrul 89-624 S South -2-1003 S South -2-100


Board 39
Both Vul
S 3
H A K 10 8 5 4
D 2
C A K 9 4 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
S K
H A
H 5
S Q
Cohen
North

1 C
2 C
3 H


2nd
5
10
7
2
8
Rodwell
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
6
3
Q
D 2
Berkowitz
South
Pass
1 NT
2 S
4 H


4th
3
H 4
9
J
4
Stansby
West

Pass
2 S
AP


Lead
S K
D A
D 5
H A
H K
C A
C K
C 2
D 6
Hamman
North

1 H
4 C



2nd
5
3
J
2
7
6
10
Q
Martel
East

Dbl
Pass



3rd
9
4
K
3
6
5
8
J
Compton
South
Pass
2 H
4 H



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


Par +620
4 H NS
S Q 10 5
H Q 6 3
D Q J 7 3
C J 8 5





Strul +1Strul 90-624 H North +1+6504 H North =+620


Board 40
None Vul
S Q 10 7 6 3
H J
D J 9 4
C Q J 10 2
Meckstroth
West
1 NT
Pass

Lead
S 6
S 2
S K
C 3
H 5
S A
H 4
H A
Cohen
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
7
H 8
A
Q
10
D 4
9
Rodwell
East
3 NT


3rd
5
J
9
4
J
C 5
K
C 8
Berkowitz
South
Pass


4th
8
H 6
3
2
2
H 3
7
C 10
Stansby
West
1 D
3 NT

Lead
H 10
S 2
S K
C 5
C 4
D 10
C 8
C Q
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
6
H 6
7
J
A
10
9
Martel
East
2 NT
Pass

3rd
J
J
8
K
3
4
6
H 5
Compton
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -990
6 NT EW
S 5
H 10 9 8 7 6 5 3
D 10 5 2
C A 7

Nickell +2Strul 90-643 NT West +3-4903 NT East +1-430


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

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
H Q
D 9
S 5
S 9
H A
H K
D 2
Cohen
North
1 D
2 S
3 S

2nd
2
7
7
7
K
3
8
3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
4
Q
A
D 4
C 5
C 6
Berkowitz
South
1 S
2 NT


4th
Q
2
K
4
6
5
6
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 4
H 7
S 6
S 2
C K
S 9
D 8
C A
D 4
Hamman
North
1 D
2 S
3 NT

2nd
5
4
3
J
8
4
6
7
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
8
K
Q
3
H 2
Q
2
Compton
South
1 S
3 C


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


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



Strul +2Strul 92-643 S South -1-503 NT North -2-100


Board 42
Both Vul
S K Q 5
H A 3 2
D K 7 6 5 2
C 8 3
Meckstroth
West

1 H
Pass
Pass
AP

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

3 H
3 S
4 D


2nd
4
7
5
4
S 8
10
2
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
J
2
K
8
S 6
H 5
Berkowitz
South
1 D
Pass
4 C
4 S


4th
A
K
A
10
J
3
Q
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass



Lead
H K
H 5
H 9
D 6
H 10
H 8
S J
D 8
Hamman
North

2 NT
3 NT



2nd
4
C 4
A
10
D 5
C 3
5
9
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
J
7
Q
Q
6
C 2
2
2
Compton
South
1 C
3 S




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


Par +130
4 D NS
S A 7 4 3
H 4
D Q 8 3
C A J 10 5 4




TieStrul 92-644 S North -2-2003 NT North -2-200


Board 43
None Vul
S 10 7 4 3
H A K 7 5 4
D J 5 3
C 7
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
C 7
H 8
H 4
S 6
C K
H 5
C 3
D 3
C J
Cohen
North

1 H
2 H


2nd
Q
9
2
S K
A
A
D 8
4
2
6
Rodwell
East

Pass
2 S


3rd
K
10
A
D 7
2
S 4
S 5
S 7
A
S 10
Berkowitz
South
1 D
1 NT
AP


4th
3
2
9
6
3
5
10
8
9
Q
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
H 8
C 7
D 10
C K
C 3
H K
S 6
C 10
Hamman
North

1 H
2 C


2nd
4
Q
9
J
2
4
D 8
A
6
Martel
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
9
A
J
K
S 3
D 3
S 5
2
D 5
Compton
South
1 D
1 NT
2 D


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


Par -90
1 NT West
S A 8 5
H J 8
D A 7 6 4
C K J 10 3





Strul +6Strul 98-642 S East -4+2002 D South -1-50


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

Lead
S 7
D K
D A
Cohen
North
Dbl
2 NT
3 D
3 NT

2nd
5
3
7
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
2
C 2
Berkowitz
South
2 C
3 C
3 H


4th
A
5
6
Stansby
West
1 S
Pass



Lead
S 3
D A
D Q
D K
D J
D 9
D 10
D 8
Hamman
North
3 NT




2nd
5
4
3
7
S 7
S 8
C 4
H 9
Martel
East
Pass




3rd
9
2
H 6
C 2
C 3
C 8
C 9
Compton
South
Pass




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


Par +130
4 D NS
S J 6 5
H K Q J 6
D 2
C 10 9 8 3 2



TieStrul 98-643 NT North -1-1003 NT North -1-100


Board 45
Both Vul
S 10 9 5
H A K 9 5 2
D 5 4 3 2
C K
Meckstroth
West

3 NT


Lead
S 3
C A
C 5
Cohen
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
8
6
7
Rodwell
East
2 NT
Pass


3rd
9
2
8
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
J
K
H 5
Stansby
West

1 D
3 NT

Lead
H 3
H 5
D J
S 4
H 4
H 9
H 2
D 3
D Q
Hamman
North
Pass
1 H
AP

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


3rd
K
6
A
J
A
D 10
D 9
S 3
S 7
Compton
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -600
3 NT EW
S Q 6 3
H 6 4 3
D 10 9 7
C J 10 7 6



Nickell +12Strul 98-763 NT East +1-6303 NT East -1+100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 4OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 46
None Vul
S 10 4 2
H 10 6 4 3
D 9 2
C K 9 8 2
Compton
West

Dbl


Lead
H Q
S 3
H K
S 8
S 5
C 10
C 4
C A
C 7
Berkowitz
North

3 H


2nd
A
4
2
6
H 9
2
8
D 4
Hamman
East
1 C
4 S


3rd
3
Q
6
2
J
6
J
D 6
Cohen
South
1 H
AP


4th
7
K
5
9
10
3
5
9
Martel
West

Dbl
3 S

Lead
H Q
C 10
C 4
C A
H K
S 6
D 3
C 6
S J
Meckstroth
North

2 H
Pass

2nd
A
2
8
S 8
S 3
2
6
H 8
4
Stansby
East
1 C
2 S
4 S

3rd
6
7
Q
H 2
3
Q
9
S 7
Rodwell
South
1 H
3 H
AP

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


Par -450
5 S EW
S K 8
H K Q J 9 8
D K 5 4 3
C 5 3



Strul +1Strul 99-764 S East =-4204 S East +1-450


Board 47
N-S Vul
S A 7 3
H A 9 7 6 4
D Q J 5
C 4 2
Compton
West

3 C
AP

Lead
S 2
H 3
C 6
H 5
D Q
H 6
C 3
S J
Berkowitz
North

3 D


2nd
3
Q
A
C 5
4
J
K
K
Hamman
East

Pass


3rd
10
4
10
A
2
10
7
A
Cohen
South
1 NT
3 NT


4th
Q
K
2
8
3
S 5
4
6
Martel
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
C 10
H 3
C 3
H 5
S 4
Meckstroth
North

2 D
3 NT

2nd
2
Q
A
C 7
Q
Stansby
East

Pass
AP

3rd
6
4
8
9
Rodwell
South
1 NT
3 C


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


Par +650
5 H NS
S Q J 9
H 10 5 3 2
D A 10 2
C A K J


TieStrul 99-763 NT South +2+6603 NT South +2+660


Board 48
E-W Vul
S K 9
H A K 7 5 4
D K 8 2
C J 4 2
Compton
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
H 5
S 10
D 9
D 3
H 10
H K
H 7
H 4
Berkowitz
North
1 NT


2nd
2
J
Q
2
J
Q
8
C 10
Hamman
East
Pass


3rd
5
3
A
Q
4
A
C 3
D 7
Cohen
South
Pass


4th
K
6
9
5
8
2
9
C 7
Martel
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
H 5
S 10
D 9
D A
D 10
S 7
H Q
H K
H 4
H 7
Meckstroth
North
1 NT


2nd
2
J
Q
2
7
J
8
A
8
C 9
C 10
Stansby
East
Pass


3rd
3
3
A
Q
6
4
C 2
2
C 3
C 5
S 6
Rodwell
South
Pass


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


Par -90
1 NT EW
S Q 7 6 2
H 10 3
D J 7 5
C K 6 5 3




TieStrul 99-761 NT North -1-501 NT North -1-50


Board 49
None Vul
S Q J 7 6 3
H K 10 6 5 4
D 9 5
C A
Compton
West

3 C


Lead
C J
S 3
C 4
S 7
H J
H A
D 4
H 9
D Q
Berkowitz
North
1 S
3 S


2nd
7
2
S 6
8
2
7
K
10
2
Hamman
East
2 C
AP


3rd
2
10
6
A
6
3
A
S 9
3
Cohen
South
2 S



4th
A
K
Q
4
Q
5
5
8
9
Martel
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
C 2
D 9
S 4
H J
H A
C K
Meckstroth
North
1 S
3 C


2nd
5
A
4
6
2
7
Q
Stansby
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
K
3
K
8
6
3
4
Rodwell
South
2 NT
4 S


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


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



TieStrul 99-763 S North -2-1004 S North -2-100


Board 50
N-S Vul
S A J 4
H A K 10 7 4 3 2
D 9 8
C A
Compton
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
D 8
S 8
S 3
C 3
H K
C 8
H 2
S 10
Berkowitz
North

2 H
4 C
5 S


2nd
A
7
J
Q
7
S 6
9
D 2
H 9
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
K
K
D 4
A
S 9
S A
S 5
D 9
Cohen
South
1 S
2 S
4 S



4th
C 4
A
2
4
2
5
5
6
7
Martel
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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

2 H
3 H
4 C


2nd
3
8
S 3
2
A
5
6
10
7
D 7
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
S 2
S 5
K
6
Q
S 4
S J
H 2
Rodwell
South
1 S
2 NT
3 S
4 H


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


Par +650
5 S NS
S Q 10 9 5 2
H
D K Q J 3
C K 8 4 3






Strul +13Strul 112-765 S South =+6504 H North -1-100


Board 51
E-W Vul
S A Q 10 6 4 2
H 3
D 6 5 4 3
C 10 5
Compton
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
S 5
H 3
H K
S 3
Berkowitz
North

4 H


2nd
3
7
2
9
9
Hamman
East

Pass


3rd
9
A
A
C 5
Q
Cohen
South
1 NT
4 S


4th
J
8
7
5
J
Martel
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 7
S 3
H 3
H K
S 5
D 2
Meckstroth
North

4 H


2nd
3
7
2
9
9
A
Stansby
East

Pass


3rd
9
A
A
C 5
10
10
Rodwell
South
1 NT
4 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 5 3
H A K 6 4
D A K J 8
C 9 8 3
Strul +1Strul 113-764 S South +1+4504 S South =+420


Board 52
Both Vul
S K 9 7 5 4
H K 9 2
D A Q 4
C 7 6
Compton
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
S 4
H 3
D J
D 7
C 7
S 2
D K
C 6
Berkowitz
North
1 S
2 S

2nd
8
3
9
6
10
10
6
C 2
S A
Hamman
East
2 H
AP

3rd
9
J
10
5
3
A
9
S 8
3
Cohen
South
Dbl


4th
Q
Q
7
4
A
4
10
S K
Martel
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H A
H Q
H J
C 6
C K
C Q
S J
H 10
H 5
S 10
Meckstroth
North
1 S
3 NT

2nd
7
8
D 6
10
8
5
6
C 2
D 8
2
Stansby
East
2 H
AP

3rd
6
4
3
A
7
S 4
5
D 9
D 5
8
Rodwell
South
3 C


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


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



Strul +3Strul 116-762 S North -1-1003 NT North -2-200


Board 53
N-S Vul
S J 7 5 2
H K 3 2
D A 7
C A Q 3 2
Compton
West

4 D



Lead
H 2
D 2
D 9
S 2
Berkowitz
North
1 NT
Pass



2nd
7
7
C 8
3
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
Q
K
Cohen
South
2 C
Pass



4th
10
6
A
Martel
West

Dbl
3 D
4 D

Lead
S A
C 5
H 2
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
9
6
A
Stansby
East
Pass
2 D
3 NT


3rd
7
A
5
Rodwell
South
Pass
2 S
Dbl


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


Par -130
4 D EW
S A Q 10 8
H 8 6 5
D 6
C J 9 8 5 4
TieStrul 116-764 D West =-1304 D East =-130


Board 54
E-W Vul
S 9 6 2
H K 6 4
D Q 6 5 3
C K 6 4
Compton
West

Pass


Lead
D 10
S Q
D 7
S 8
Berkowitz
North

2 S


2nd
3
K
5
A
Hamman
East
Pass
AP


3rd
2
2
8
6
Cohen
South
1 S



4th
J
4
9
7
Martel
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C 3
S Q
C Q
S 9
C 10
S 5
D 3
D A
Meckstroth
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
4
K
K
7
6
3
2
10
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
9
8
7
6
J
5
Rodwell
South
1 S
2 D


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


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


Strul +1Strul 117-762 S South +2+1702 S South +1+140


Board 55
Both Vul
S A K 10 9 7 2
H Q J 9
D 6 5
C 10 8
Compton
West

Pass
2 NT
3 D

Lead
H Q
H 4
H A
H 7
S K
C 8
C 9
S 6
D 4
H 8
Berkowitz
North

2 S
Pass
AP

2nd
3
9
5
C 7
5
K
6
Q
6
Hamman
East

Dbl
3 C


3rd
2
10
S 3
S 4
8
A
10
D 3
A
Cohen
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
K
6
J
D 5
J
3
Q
2
2
Martel
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
C K
S Q
S 8
S K
C 10
H 7
H 4
D A
Meckstroth
North

1 S
2 S


2nd
A
4
3
H 3
Q
5
J
2
Stansby
East

2 H
AP


3rd
6
2
A
H 2
2
K
A
3
Rodwell
South
1 D
Pass



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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S Q 8
H 6 5 2
D K J 2
C A J 9 7 2





Nickell +1Strul 117-773 D West -1+1002 S North +1+140


Board 56
None Vul
S Q J 8
H 10 5 4 3 2
D 10 4
C 9 8 6
Compton
West
Pass
2 NT
4 C

Lead
S Q
D 10
S A
C 4
C K
C 5
Berkowitz
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
Q
C 3
6
7
S 5
Hamman
East
1 NT
3 NT


3rd
4
K
8
A
10
J
Cohen
South
2 D
Dbl


4th
2
6
6
2
8
9
Martel
West
Pass
3 D


Lead
S K
S 5
D 2
S 4
H 8
H K
C 5
H Q
D 6
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
D 8
4
D 5
2
7
2
4
10
Stansby
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
8
J
J
A
J
Q
S 10
Q
Rodwell
South
1 S
Pass


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


Par -130
4 D EW
S A K 9 5 4
H 9 7 6
D A K 3
C 7 2



Nickell +1Strul 117-784 C West +1-1503 D East +1-130


Board 57
E-W Vul
S K 9 2
H K 8 7 3
D A Q 9 7
C 9 6
Compton
West

2 C
3 C
3 S

Lead
S 6
C J
C 4
C Q
C 10
C 8
Berkowitz
North
1 D
Dbl
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
K
D 7
S 9
Hamman
East
Pass
Rdbl
3 D
3 NT

3rd
K
2
A
H 4
H 2
Cohen
South
1 S
2 S
Pass
AP

4th
A
6
9
S 3
D 2
Martel
West

2 C
Pass
3 C

Lead
C 9
C Q
C 10
H Q
H 2
Meckstroth
North
1 D
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
J
6
H 3
K
10
Stansby
East
Pass
2 S
2 NT


3rd
K
4
S 7
A
J
Rodwell
South
1 S
Dbl
Pass


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


Par -1370
6 C EW
S Q 10 8 6 3
H 10 6
D 8 6 3 2
C K 5

Nickell +10Strul 117-883 NT East +2-6603 C West +3-170


Board 58
Both Vul
S 9 8 6 4
H Q 10 2
D A Q 3
C 10 9 4
Compton
West

Pass

Lead
S K
S J
H 3
C 5
S Q
S 10
S 3
C 6
Berkowitz
North

Pass

2nd
4
6
4
3
8
9
H 2
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
2
7
Q
Q
D 6
D J
H 5
Cohen
South
1 NT


4th
5
A
K
4
D 5
C 2
C 8
Martel
West

Pass

Lead
S K
S 10
D 5
D 10
H 10
H Q
H 2
H J
Meckstroth
North

Pass

2nd
4
6
4
7
5
7
K
Stansby
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
7
2
Q
2
3
9
A
Rodwell
South
1 NT


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


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

TieStrul 117-881 NT South =+901 NT South =+90


Board 59
None Vul
S J 7 4 3
H Q 10 6
D Q 8 5 2
C 9 5
Compton
West

1 S
AP

Lead
S 4
C 3
C 7
C Q
D 5
C 10
S 5
Berkowitz
North

Pass


2nd
8
2
9
J
3
S K
7
Hamman
East

3 S


3rd
D 9
A
K
D 7
K
D 2
9
Cohen
South
1 C
Dbl


4th
2
5
4
S 3
J
6
D 4
Martel
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
C 9
S 2
S 8
S 5
S Q
Meckstroth
North

Pass
3 D

2nd
3
3
D 10
7
Stansby
East

2 D
3 S

3rd
4
A
K
9
Rodwell
South
1 D
3 C
AP

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


Par +400
5 D NS
S
H A K 7
D A K 10 9 4
C J 10 8 4 2

Strul +2Strul 119-883 S× West -1+1003 S West -1+50


Board 60
N-S Vul
S A J 5 3 2
H Q 3
D 9 6
C A Q 10 5
Compton
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 5
S K
C 2
S J
C 7
Berkowitz
North
1 S
3 C
3 S


2nd
K
10
6
H 5
9
Hamman
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
2
Q
Q
10
Cohen
South
2 NT
3 D
4 S


4th
6
6
3
H 2
4
Martel
West
Pass
3 H
AP


Lead
H A
H 9
D 4
Meckstroth
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
8
10
Stansby
East
Pass
4 H



3rd
2
K
Rodwell
South
2 NT
4 S



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


Par +650
5 S NS
S K Q 9 8 7 4
H 10 8
D A K
C J 7 2
Strul +1Strul 120-884 S North +2+6804 S North +1+650


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 5OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 61
Both Vul
S 9 6 4
H 10 9
D A 7 4
C K 10 9 7 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S J
H K
D 9
H 10
H 4
S 9
C 5
Becker
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
4
7
6
2
C 4
3
A
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
9
A
A
S 6
K
2
Strul
South
1 S
4 S


4th
A
6
3
Q
8
Q
Berkowitz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
H 9
H K
S A
S K
H 4
D 4
Nickell
North
Pass
2 S


2nd
A
2
Q
J
Q
D 5
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
A
10
4
6
S 9
Freeman
South
1 S
4 S


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


Par +1430
6 S NS
S A K 10 8 5 2
H A K J 4
D 9
C J 5

Strul +2Strul 122-884 S South +3+7104 S South +1+650


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

1 NT

Lead
H 2
D 5
C 3
H 4
D 6
C 6
D Q
C 5
D 8
H A
S K
Becker
North

Pass

2nd
J
4
Q
8
10
4
2
A
H 10
S 10
6
Rodwell
East
1 S
2 S

3rd
Q
7
K
9
A
10
K
8
S 9
S 5
H 7
Strul
South
Pass
AP

4th
S 2
9
2
S 4
J
J
3
7
S Q
5
3
Berkowitz
West

1 NT

Lead
H 2
S 4
D J
C 3
D Q
C 6
D 10
S 3
C 8
Nickell
North

Pass

2nd
7
5
5
10
A
5
7
K
9
Cohen
East
1 S
2 S

3rd
Q
9
4
J
9
Q
K
A
4
Freeman
South
Pass
AP

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


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




Strul +2Strul 124-882 S East -2+1002 S East -1+50


Board 63
N-S Vul
S 10 4
H J 9 4
D Q J 10 9
C J 9 4 3
Meckstroth
West

1 S
2 S
3 C
3 S
5 S
6 C

Lead
D Q
S 3
Becker
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
4
Rodwell
East

2 H
2 NT
3 D
4 NT
5 NT
7 S

3rd
4
K
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
2
Berkowitz
West
Nickell
North
Cohen
East
Freeman
South
S A Q J 9 5 3
H 5 2
D A 7
C 10 5 2
TableS K 6
H A K Q 8 7
D 6 3 2
C A K Q


Par -1520
7 NT EW
S 8 7 2
H 10 6 3
D K 8 5 4
C 8 7 6
TieStrul 124-887 S West =-15107 S East =-1510


Board 64
E-W Vul
S K 8
H A 9 5
D A K 9 8 7 4 2
C 5
Meckstroth
West
Pass
2 D
Pass

Lead
C K
D 10
D K
H A
H 5
C 3
D Q
C J
D 4
H Q
Becker
North
1 D
3 D
4 S

2nd
5
6
J
6
10
4
S Q
Q
S 3
S 5
Rodwell
East
1 H
3 H
AP

3rd
7
A
C 6
4
S 2
S 8
H K
S K
C 9
S 7
Strul
South
1 S
3 S


4th
A
5
3
8
7
S A
2
H 2
C 8
9
Berkowitz
West
Pass
4 C
AP

Lead
H 7
Nickell
North
1 D
4 D


2nd
A
Cohen
East
2 H
Pass


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


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




TieStrul 124-884 S South =+4204 S South =+420


Board 65
None Vul
S A 8 5
H J 10 7 4
D K 9 4
C K J 3
Meckstroth
West

4 S

Lead
C 9
C 5
H 7
H 2
D A
D 3
H 9
D 5
Becker
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
10
4
8
A
4
9
5
K
Rodwell
East
3 S
Pass

3rd
J
Q
Q
J
8
S 2
S 6
Strul
South
Pass
Pass

4th
A
K
6
3
2
6
4
Berkowitz
West

Pass

Lead
C 9
S Q
H J
C 2
H 4
D J
C Q
Nickell
North
1 C
Pass

2nd
10
3
3
K
8
A
Cohen
East
3 S


3rd
J
6
5
5
Q
4
Freeman
South
Pass


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


Par -420
4 S West
S 4 3
H K Q 5 2
D J 10 7 6 2
C 9 4

Nickell +7Strul 124-954 S East =-4203 S East =-140


Board 66
N-S Vul
S J 5
H K Q 10
D K Q J 6 5 3
C 5 4
Meckstroth
West

1 S
Dbl
3 S

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

2 D
Pass
AP

2nd
7
5
4
A
5
9
4
9
Rodwell
East
1 D
Pass
2 S


3rd
2
2
3
K
A
K
A
H 3
Strul
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
K
8
5
4
J
3
D 5
Berkowitz
West

1 S
4 S


Lead
H K
H Q
C 6
H J
H 6
D K
S 2
S 3
Nickell
North

Pass
AP


2nd
5
7
5
9
D 4
7
J
9
Cohen
East
1 D
1 NT



3rd
4
2
Q
10
S 5
2
A
10
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass



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


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



Nickell +5Strul 124-1003 S West =-1404 S West -1+50


Board 67
E-W Vul
S J 10 9 4 3
H K 10 7 4
D 7 3
C 6 4
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
C 2
C A
S 5
S 2
H 8
H 4
H A
C J
D 3
Becker
North

1 S
2 H


2nd
6
9
6
3
H 3
2
9
D 2
8
5
Rodwell
East

Pass
Pass


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


4th
7
4
3
K
4
6
5
Q
Q
4
Berkowitz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 S
2 H


2nd
6
9
6
3
J
8
6
9
Cohen
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
7
A
4
H 7
3
8
Freeman
South
1 C
1 NT
3 H


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


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





TieStrul 124-1003 H North =+1403 H North =+140


Board 68
Both Vul
S Q 9 6
H A J 10 4
D K J 5
C A Q 9
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
D J
D 5
D 9
Becker
North
1 NT


2nd
3
7
A
Q
Rodwell
East
Pass


3rd
8
4
10
Strul
South
Pass


4th
K
6
H 7
Berkowitz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
D J
D 5
D 7
H Q
S 3
S 2
S J
Nickell
North
1 NT


2nd
3
9
A
Q
2
4
Q
8
Cohen
East
Pass


3rd
8
4
10
H 6
10
K
A
C 2
Freeman
South
Pass


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S 10 8 5 4
H Q 3
D Q 10 4 3
C K 6 5

TieStrul 124-1001 NT North +1+1201 NT North +1+120


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

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
S A
S K
S J
H J
D 8
D 2
D A
S 10
S 9
Becker
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
Q
3
4
8
A
6
7
C 8
C 5
D J
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
2
D 3
D 4
2
Q
9
10
H 8
C 10
Strul
South
1 S
3 S


4th
A
7
Q
C 7
4
5
H 3
S 5
C 4
Berkowitz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
S A
S K
S J
H J
D 8
D 2
D A
H 5
Nickell
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
8
4
3
8
A
3
7
6
9
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
2
H 2
H 3
8
K
J
10
K
Freeman
South
1 S
3 S


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A K J 10 9 6 5
H J 7 5
D 7 5
C A




Strul +1Strul 125-1003 S South +1+1703 S South =+140


Board 70
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 7 6 4
H Q
D K Q
C J 10 3 2
Meckstroth
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
H K
D 6
D J
C 3
D 9
C 2
H 7
C 10
H 9
Becker
North

2 S
Pass

2nd
2
2
K
5
S 10
4
J
9
6
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl
Dbl

3rd
5
A
5
Q
H 3
S 3
S 4
S 5
S 6
Strul
South
Pass
4 S
AP

4th
Q
Q
3
A
4
6
4
7
8
Berkowitz
West

1 D
Pass

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

1 S
4 S

2nd
2
3
5
Q
K
4
6
K
Cohen
East
Pass
2 H
AP

3rd
5
8
Q
6
5
S 5
S 4
S A
Freeman
South
Pass
3 H


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


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



Strul +5Strul 130-1004 S× North =+5904 S North =+420


Board 71
Both Vul
S J 10 9 6 2
H 7 3 2
D A 9 5 4
C J
Meckstroth
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
S 2
S 7
D J
H A
H K
H J
D 6
H 8
C 5
C 6
Becker
North

1 S
2 S


2nd
A
3
6
C 2
5
4
10
C 3
S 5
10
D 7
Rodwell
East

2 C
Pass


3rd
2
K
Q
3
2
3
7
10
C J
8
S 10
Strul
South
1 C
2 H
3 C


4th
8
A
8
4
6
9
Q
5
C Q
S 9
7
Berkowitz
West

1 D
3 D
AP

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

1 S
Pass


2nd
Q
4
3
2
9
D 10
A
Q
J
S 4
Cohen
East

2 D
Pass


3rd
A
2
4
H 5
J
S 2
2
A
Q
D 9
Freeman
South
1 C
2 H
Dbl


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S K 8
H A K J 8
D 8
C A 10 9 6 3 2






Nickell +14Strul 130-1143 C South -1-1003 D× West -3+800


Board 72
None Vul
S 10 9 6
H A K 5 4
D K 10 7
C J 7 3
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 5
H 7
H 4
D 7
S 7
S 3
D 8
D K
C 3
Becker
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
8
J
D 2
A
2
10
9
C 9
A
Rodwell
East
1 NT


3rd
K
Q
A
3
4
A
Q
10
Q
Strul
South
Pass


4th
10
6
S 4
C 2
3
6
K
5
6
Berkowitz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
H 4
H 7
H 5
D 7
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
10
J
D 5
A
Cohen
East
1 NT


3rd
K
Q
A
3
4
Freeman
South
Pass


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


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



TieStrul 130-1141 NT East -1+501 NT East -1+50


Board 73
E-W Vul
S A Q
H J 8 5 3
D A 10 9 8 5
C Q 3
Meckstroth
West

3 H
Pass



Lead
S J
C 3
Becker
North
1 D
3 NT
5 C



2nd
A
S 8
Rodwell
East
2 S
Pass
AP



3rd
2
K
Strul
South
3 C
4 C




4th
4
Berkowitz
West

2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
Nickell
North
1 D
Pass
3 NT
4 D


2nd
A
Cohen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl


3rd
4
Freeman
South
2 C
3 C
4 C
5 C


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


Par +920
6 C NS
S K 10 4
H A
D 2
C K J 9 8 7 5 4 2
TieStrul 130-1145 C South +1+4205 C South +1+420


Board 74
Both Vul
S Q 3 2
H A 10 7 6 3
D 5 2
C A Q 9
Meckstroth
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
D 5
H J
H 3
S 7
D 2
S A
S 8
C K
Becker
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
K
Q
5
J
2
3
8
Rodwell
East
Pass
1 NT


3rd
A
A
5
J
4
H 4
C 5
9
Strul
South
Pass
Pass


4th
8
2
C 4
Q
K
6
K
6
Berkowitz
West

1 S
2 D

Lead
D 2
S A
S 4
H 2
D 5
H J
H 9
C 9
S K
C 2
Nickell
North

Pass
AP

2nd
3
2
3
5
Q
S 8
C 7
J
9
D 7
Cohen
East
Pass
1 NT


3rd
9
7
D J
K
A
3
C 4
K
Q
Q
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K 6 5
H J 5
D A 9 6 4
C K 7 3 2




Nickell +7Strul 130-1212 S West =-1102 D West -2+200


Board 75
None Vul
S 9 4 3
H 9 6
D 10 5 4 2
C J 7 6 5
Meckstroth
West

Pass
1 S
2 NT

Lead
C 2
H J
C 4
H 4
H 2
H 7
D A
D K
C A
S 8
Becker
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
9
D 3
A
10
3
Q
7
8
Rodwell
East

Dbl
1 NT
3 NT

3rd
5
8
J
5
C 7
S 2
6
8
S 5
Strul
South
1 C
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
3
Q
K
6
K
C 6
2
5
S 3
Berkowitz
West

Pass
1 S


Lead
C 2
H J
C 4
H 7
H 5
H 3
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
Q
6
D 3
2
S 3
D 6
Cohen
East

Dbl
1 NT


3rd
5
4
J
10
K
Freeman
South
1 C
Pass
AP


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


Par -420
4 S East
S A Q 7
H A Q 3 2
D Q 7
C 10 8 4 2





Nickell +6Strul 130-1273 NT East =-4001 NT East +2-150


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 6OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 76
N-S Vul
S 8 7 2
H K Q J 10 9
D A J 10
C 10 4
Meckstroth
West
1 S
4 S
AP

Lead
H K
H Q
C 10
C 6
H 8
S 10
S J
S K
D 7
Martel
North
2 H
Pass


2nd
3
4
2
9
9
3
Q
8
A
Rodwell
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
5
2
A
4
S 9
4
A
D 4
Stansby
South
4 H
Dbl


4th
7
6
7
3
A
2
7
D 2
Becker
West
1 S
Pass


Lead
S J
D 7
S 10
S 4
D 3
H 9
H 5
H Q
Nickell
North
Pass
3 H


2nd
3
J
Q
7
S 5
3
8
D 4
Strul
East
2 S
AP


3rd
K
Q
A
9
A
A
K
C 6
Freeman
South
Pass



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


Par -110
2 S EW
S Q 3
H A 5 2
D 8 5 3 2
C A J 8 6



Nickell +1Strul 130-1284 S× West -1+1003 H North =+140


Board 77
Both Vul
S 3
H A 10 7 4
D Q 8 6 5 3
C A 9 8
Meckstroth
West

1 S
2 S


Lead
D 5
D 7
D 10
S A
S 8
H Q
H 8
C A
Martel
North
Pass
Dbl
AP


2nd
9
K
Q
4
10
4
A
Rodwell
East
1 D
Rdbl



3rd
A
6
S 7
2
J
3
9
Stansby
South
Pass
2 C



4th
2
J
4
3
D 3
6
2
Becker
West

1 S
Dbl
2 S

Lead
D 6
C 2
C 9
H 8
C 8
S A
S 7
Nickell
North
Pass
Dbl
Rdbl
AP

2nd
9
10
6
A
K
4
Strul
East
1 C
Rdbl
Pass


3rd
A
A
3
3
5
2
Freeman
South
Pass
1 NT
2 D


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


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



TieStrul 130-1282 S West +1-1402 S West +1-140


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



Lead
C K
D Q
D K
C Q
Martel
North



2nd
4
2
A
10
Rodwell
East



3rd
3
3
6
Stansby
South



4th
A
H 10
H 5
Becker
West

2 S

Lead
C 3
C 5
D K
H 7
D Q
S J
H 4
Nickell
North

4 C

2nd
8
10
2
S 4
7
7
5
Strul
East
1 D
4 S

3rd
Q
2
6
8
3
6
D 4
Freeman
South
2 C
AP

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


Par -400
5 D EW
S 6
H A J 8 6
D A 7 2
C K Q 9 6 5
Nickell +11Nickell 139-1305 D East =-4004 S West -2+100


Board 79
N-S Vul
S Q 10 9 2
H J 9 5 4
D J 7
C 8 5 4
Meckstroth
West

2 C
3 NT



Lead
S 10
S 7
C 2
C 9
C K
C J
C 6
C 10
D 10
Martel
North

3 S
AP



2nd
5
A
5
3
8
H 4
H 5
H 9
7
Rodwell
East

Dbl




3rd
K
2
Q
A
D 4
D 8
H 6
H 8
A
Stansby
South
1 S
Pass




4th
4
3
7
4
D 6
D 2
D 5
H 2
K
Becker
West

2 C
2 S
3 C
3 NT

Lead
S 10
S 9
C 2
C 9
C K
C J
C 10
C 6
D 10
D 8
Nickell
North

Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
3
5
4
7
8
H 5
H 4
H J
7
K
Strul
East

2 D
Pass
3 H


3rd
8
J
Q
A
H 6
H 8
D 4
H Q
A
3
Freeman
South
1 S
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S K J 8 7 6
H A 2
D K 6 5 2
C 7 3






Nickell +10Nickell 149-1303 NT West +1-4303 NT West -1+50


Board 80
E-W Vul
S 7 3
H Q 10 9 8
D Q 5 4
C K J 4 2
Meckstroth
West
1 S
3 C
3 H

Lead
S 3
S J
S A
C 3
H 9
H 5
H 7
C A
C 5
D A
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
2
H 2
7
3
A
Q
9
10
4
Rodwell
East
2 NT
3 D
4 S

3rd
4
5
8
Q
K
10
S 9
6
S 10
8
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
6
7
H 8
K
6
4
J
2
4
2
Becker
West
1 S
3 C
3 H

Lead
H 10
H 8
S 5
S A
C 3
C 2
S 9
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
4
3
4
7
A
H J
Strul
East
2 S
3 D
4 S

3rd
5
2
Q
8
Q
9
10
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -620
4 S EW
S 4 2
H K J 5 2
D J 9 3 2
C 10 9 7




TieNickell 149-1304 S West =-6204 S West =-620


Board 81
None Vul
S Q J 9 5
H J 10 5 2
D Q 6
C Q 6 3
Meckstroth
West

1 NT

Lead
C 2
C 7
D 3
C 9
S 10
D 4
S 8
H 2
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
K
K
6
J
7
2
K
Rodwell
East
1 S
2 S

3rd
Q
5
6
D 10
K
Q
D 8
6
Stansby
South
Pass
AP

4th
A
3
2
4
A
S 3
9
Becker
West

1 NT

Lead
H 6
S 10
H 8
S 8
H J
S 7
H 2
S 6
C A
C 7
D 4
C Q
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
Q
3
2
Q
C 8
S 4
C 2
4
K
J
S 3
Strul
East
1 S
2 S

3rd
5
K
10
D 7
7
D 8
D 3
D 9
9
10
Q
D 5
Freeman
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -110
2 S EW
S A 2
H 8 7 6
D A 5 4 3
C K 8 4 2






Nickell +5Nickell 154-1302 S East +1-1402 S East -1+50


Board 82
N-S Vul
S A J 8 2
H 10
D J 5
C A 10 9 8 7 6
Meckstroth
West

2 H
AP



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

4 H




2nd
2
9
4
A
5
2
4
3
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
K
10
K
10
Q
D J
S 8
H Q
D 8
Stansby
South
1 S
4 S




4th
3
J
2
5
A
7
6
J
Becker
West

2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
D 2
H J
C 6
H Q
D 3
C A
C 10
S 10
C 7
D 10
C 8
Nickell
North

3 H
3 NT
4 H


2nd
10
5
K
3
2
4
4
5
A
Q
K
D 9
Strul
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
Q
S 2
K
D J
S 8
D 8
S 5
4
S 9
S J
S 6
Freeman
South
1 S
3 S
4 C
4 S


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S Q 9 6 5 3
H Q J 6
D A 10 8 3
C K









Strul +1Nickell 154-1314 S South +1+6504 S South =+620


Board 83
E-W Vul
S J 10 8
H K Q 9 8 6
D 9
C J 9 7 3
Meckstroth
West

1 S
Pass

Lead
H 10
C 6
S A
S K
C 4
D 8
C 8
D 7
C Q
Martel
North

Dbl
Pass

2nd
7
2
8
10
7
3
9
10
S 4
Rodwell
East

Pass
2 H

3rd
Q
K
2
C 10
H 2
J
H 3
2
H 8
Stansby
South
1 D
2 C
AP

4th
A
3
3
6
5
9
A
C J
H J
Becker
West

1 S
2 D

Lead
H 10
H 6
S 2
S K
S 5
D 7
D 4
C 3
S 7
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
7
A
6
10
J
6
H 8
6
Strul
East

1 NT
2 H

3rd
Q
C 5
A
D 5
H 3
J
8
Q
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -130
4 D EW
S Q 9 6 3
H 10
D K 10 6 3
C A Q 5 2



TieNickell 154-1312 H East =-1102 H East =-110


Board 84
Both Vul
S Q
H J 7 2
D J 9 7 4 3
C Q 8 4 2
Meckstroth
West
Pass
1 S
2 H
2 NT

Lead
D 4
S 4
S K
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
Q
6
Rodwell
East
1 C
2 C
2 S
3 NT

3rd
2
A
H 3
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
8
5
Becker
West
Pass
2 D
2 NT
5 S

Lead
D 2
S A
S K
S 10
S 9
S 7
D Q
D 6
H Q
S 3
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
8
2
5
6
J
H 8
H 6
C 5
7
C 6
Strul
East
2 C
2 S
3 S


3rd
9
4
H 3
H 4
H 5
H J
5
K
A
D 10
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -660
5 NT EW
S J 7 6 5 2
H K 9 6
D 2
C 10 9 6 5





Nickell +1Nickell 155-1313 NT West +3-6905 S East =-650


Board 85
N-S Vul
S Q 7 6 5
H A 9 6
D 9 7
C J 9 5 3
Meckstroth
West

2 H
3 H


Lead
C 10
H K
H Q
C 5
S 4
D A
D K
H J
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
K
6
A
A
2
7
9
9
Rodwell
East
1 S
3 D
3 NT


3rd
3
7
S 3
8
K
3
5
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
2
5
3
4
5
4
8
Becker
West

2 H
2 NT
3 H

Lead
C 3
H 7
C 5
D K
D A
H Q
H J
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
5
2
7
9
6
9
Strul
East
1 S
2 S
3 D
3 NT

3rd
8
K
Q
3
5
S 3
S 4
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -920
6 D EW
S 9 8 2
H 10 5 4 3
D J 8 4
C Q 10 8



TieNickell 155-1313 NT East +2-4603 NT West +2-460


Board 86
E-W Vul
S A J 5
H A K 4
D Q 8 4
C A 10 8 3
Meckstroth
West

1 NT
2 S

Lead
S 2
H 2
D 4
H 5
D Q
H Q
S 3
D 9
H 8
Martel
North

Dbl
AP

2nd
4
9
10
A
K
10
9
5
S 10
Rodwell
East
1 S
2 H


3rd
J
J
J
3
6
D 3
7
8
C 4
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


4th
K
K
A
6
2
4
5
S 6
Becker
West

Pass
2 D

Lead
S 6
D 6
S K
D 8
H 5
C 3
C J
Nickell
North

1 C
2 NT

2nd
10
3
2
10
A
6
Strul
East
Pass
2 C
AP

3rd
7
Q
4
J
2
K
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass


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


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



Nickell +3Nickell 158-1312 S East -1+1002 NT North +3+210


Board 87
Both Vul
S A 7 6 3
H J 5 3
D J 7
C Q 10 9 4
Meckstroth
West

Pass
2 C
3 NT

Lead
D 5
D A
D 2
C 6
D Q
H 9
H 8
C J
C 10
H K
H 10
Martel
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
4
K
A
H 5
J
Q
8
K
6
S 8
Rodwell
East

1 NT
2 H


3rd
7
9
10
4
C 3
A
4
Q
7
7
S 5
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
8
J
H 3
2
6
2
S 7
5
S 4
S 3
S 6
Becker
West

Pass
1 S


Lead
D 4
D 2
Nickell
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
9
5
Strul
East

1 C
1 NT


3rd
J
10
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -620
4 H East
S Q 10 8
H Q 6 2
D K 6 5 4
C J 7 6






Strul +6Nickell 158-1373 NT East -1+1001 NT East +2-150


Board 88
None Vul
S A 5 4
H K 7 2
D 10 7 6 3
C Q 9 8
Meckstroth
West
Pass
4 D

Lead
C K
S 6
S 5
C 10
S Q
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
J
K
A
10
Rodwell
East
1 H
4 H

3rd
9
A
3
3
4
Stansby
South
1 S
AP

4th
7
2
7
8
H 3
Becker
West
Pass
4 H

Lead
C A
S 6
S 5
C 7
S Q
H J
Nickell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
10
K
K
J
6
Strul
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
8
A
3
3
4
8
Freeman
South
1 S
Pass

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


Par -100
3 S× NS -1
S Q 9 8 6 3
H 6
D K 9 8 4
C A K 5
TieNickell 158-1374 H East -1+504 H East -1+50


Board 89
E-W Vul
S A J 8
H 10 5 3
D Q
C A K 10 9 5 2
Meckstroth
West

1 H
4 H


Lead
C K
H 5
C 3
S 5
H 10
H K
S Q
S 2
Martel
North
1 C
2 C
AP


2nd
J
2
5
4
9
3
8
J
Rodwell
East
Pass
2 H



3rd
4
4
H 7
K
J
D 4
6
7
Stansby
South
1 D
Pass



4th
6
6
7
A
A
D 2
3
10
Becker
West

1 H
3 C
3 H

Lead
H 3
C 3
H 5
S Q
H 10
S K
S 2
D Q
S 9
D J
C 8
C A
Nickell
North
1 C
2 C
Pass
AP

2nd
2
K
9
A
7
8
J
A
C 4
K
9
D 5
Strul
East
Pass
2 H
3 D


3rd
4
J
J
5
D 6
6
7
3
C 6
H 8
D 4
D 9
Freeman
South
1 D
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 H West
S 10 4 3
H J 4
D K 10 9 6 3 2
C 7 4








TieNickell 158-1374 H West -1+1003 H West -1+100


Board 90
Both Vul
S 10 9 4 2
H 8
D 10 9 8
C Q 8 4 3 2
Meckstroth
West

1 D
3 D

Lead
C J
H 4
H 6
C 6
S 3
H A
Martel
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
D 4
2
D 10
7
2
10
Rodwell
East
1 C
2 NT
4 H

3rd
8
K
Q
H 7
K
C 2
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
8
3
4
A
5
Becker
West

3 C
4 H

Lead
H 2
H J
S K
H A
H 9
S 5
C A
Nickell
North

Pass
AP

2nd
6
3
A
10
K
2
Strul
East
2 NT
3 H


3rd
8
7
3
C 4
D 8
J
Freeman
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -650
5 H EW
S A
H A 9 3 2
D J 6 3 2
C J 10 7 5

Nickell +1Nickell 159-1374 H East +1-6504 H East =-620


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 7OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 91
None Vul
S A 10 7 2
H K 7 6 2
D A 7
C 8 6 3
Meckstroth
West

1 C
3 S

Lead
C 3
S K
S 3
H Q
D A
D 7
C J
Martel
North

Pass
AP

2nd
7
2
7
3
5
6
Rodwell
East

1 D


3rd
Q
4
8
8
8
J
Stansby
South
Pass
2 NT


4th
A
C 4
C 2
K
4
K
Cohen
West

Dbl
4 S

Lead
C 8
S Q
C J
D Q
D 7
H 10
H 7
S 3
H 6
Hamman
North

4 C
AP

2nd
9
2
6
K
6
8
4
A
Q
Berkowitz
East

Pass


3rd
Q
4
7
A
J
K
3
8
D 2
Compton
South
3 C
Pass


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


Par +400
5 C NS
S
H 10 3
D Q J 8 3 2
C K Q 10 5 4 2



Nickell +2Nickell 161-1373 S West -1+504 S West -2+100


Board 92
N-S Vul
S A 10 8 3
H J 8 4
D A 8 4
C 9 3 2
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
C K
C A
C 7
C 10
S Q
D K
H J
D Q
D 6
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
J
D 2
H 6
6
7
A
J
Rodwell
East
1 NT


3rd
9
3
2
H 8
D 8
3
3
3
5
Stansby
South
Pass


4th
6
8
S 4
S 5
H 2
K
A
10
4
Cohen
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C Q
C 10
C 7
S Q
D K
H A
H K
D Q
D 8
S 9
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
5
J
D 2
H 6
6
7
5
3
J
6
10
Berkowitz
East
1 NT


3rd
2
9
3
H 4
H 8
8
3
10
D 5
9
H 9
5
Compton
South
Pass


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


Par +140
3 H North
S Q 2
H Q 9 5 3
D J 7
C A K Q 10 7






Nickell +2Nickell 163-1371 NT East -1+501 NT East -2+100


Board 93
Both Vul
S 10 9 4 2
H 10 3
D A Q J 5
C Q J 2
Meckstroth
West

3 NT

Lead
S 4
C 9
H 6
C 8
S 10
H Q
H J
H 7
S A
H 4
C 6
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
K
3
3
J
2
9
S 7
D 3
D 4
7
Rodwell
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
K
2
K
J
5
5
8
D 7
Q
D 8
A
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass

4th
3
4
A
5
8
10
S 2
D Q
9
D 5
Q
Cohen
West

3 NT

Lead
C Q
H 6
H Q
H 4
C 9
S 8
D 2
D Q
D J
C J
D 5
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
9
A
A
9
K
9
C 6
S 6
H 7
Berkowitz
East
1 H
Pass

3rd
7
K
5
8
2
J
A
3
4
8
10
Compton
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -110
2 H EW
S K 7 5
H A 9 2
D 10 4 3 2
C 9 8 7




Nickell +14Nickell 177-1373 NT West =-6003 NT West -3+300


Board 94
None Vul
S A Q 7 6
H A 6 4
D 7 3
C Q J 5 3
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
S 2
H A
H 6
H Q
C 4
C 3
C 2
D K
S 9
C J
Martel
North

2 C
3 H
4 H

2nd
4
3
2
8
D 9
6
9
K
7
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


4th
J
4
9
D 5
D 4
7
8
10
A
10
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
H 3
H 6
C 2
C 8
S 2
C Q
C J
D 3
S J
Hamman
North

2 C
3 C
4 H

2nd
4
9
8
K
5
3
10
D 2
4
K
Berkowitz
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
A
K
3
9
Q
4
D 8
A
A
Compton
South
1 NT
2 H
3 H


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


Par +450
5 H NS
S J 9 2
H K Q J 10 3
D A 8
C A 4 2






Nickell +1Nickell 178-1374 H South +1+4504 H South +2+480


Board 95
N-S Vul
S A Q 6
H 8 6 5 3 2
D Q 10 4 3
C 4
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
D A
S 2
C 10
S 5
H 2
Martel
North

2 D


2nd
3
6
A
Q
Rodwell
East

2 H


3rd
6
J
4
3
Stansby
South
1 S
4 S


4th
5
K
2
4
Cohen
West

Dbl


Lead
D K
H K
S 8
C 4
S 5
C Q
C J
Hamman
North

4 S


2nd
3
2
2
5
6
3
6
Berkowitz
East

AP


3rd
6
A
Q
K
J
D 4
D 10
Compton
South
2 S



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


Par +500
5 H× EW -3
S K 10 9 8 7 4
H
D 9 5
C K Q J 10 8

Nickell +1Nickell 179-1374 S South =+6204 S South +1+650


Board 96
E-W Vul
S Q 9
H K 10 7
D A K 10 8 6 3
C Q J
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 8
D 7
D K
D 3
C 4
C 5
H 3
Martel
North
1 D
3 D


2nd
A
5
S 3
S 5
2
6
K
Rodwell
East
1 S
AP


3rd
5
A
9
Q
J
A
Stansby
South
2 D



4th
7
2
4
J
K
Q
Cohen
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
D A
H 7
D Q
D 9
Hamman
North
1 NT
2 D
3 NT

2nd
2
2
6
5
J
Berkowitz
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
7
A
3
K
Compton
South
2 C
2 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S K 7 4 2
H A
D Q 9 7
C 9 8 7 6 4

Nickell +7Nickell 186-1373 D North +1+1303 NT North =+400


Board 97
None Vul
S 10 3
H A 10 6 3
D J 10 9 7 6
C 10 6
Meckstroth
West

3 C
4 S

Lead
D 2
S A
S K
C Q
C K
D 3
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
4
7
Q
8
A
Q
Rodwell
East
2 NT
3 S


3rd
9
2
4
2
3
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


4th
K
3
10
6
10
Cohen
West

3 C
4 H

Lead
D 2
S K
S A
C K
D 3
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
7
Q
A
Q
Berkowitz
East
2 NT
3 NT
4 S

3rd
9
2
4
3
6
Compton
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -450
5 S EW
S Q 7
H K J 9 5 4
D 8 5 3 2
C A 8
TieNickell 186-1374 S East +2-4804 S East +2-480


Board 98
N-S Vul
S A 10 7 5 2
H J 8 6 4 2
D 6
C 7 4
Meckstroth
West

1 H
2 S
3 S
4 H
5 D

Lead
S Q
S 5
D J
D 5
Martel
North

Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
K
4
6
3
Rodwell
East
1 D
1 NT
Pass
4 D
5 C


3rd
A
8
A
K
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
3
D 7
2
Cohen
West

1 H
4 H




Lead
D 6
H 3
H 9
D J
C 7
H K
C 6
C Q
Hamman
North

Pass
AP




2nd
4
2
S 6
H 6
5
8
4
8
Berkowitz
East
1 D
2 H





3rd
Q
Q
A
5
3
10
A
K
Compton
South
Pass
Pass





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


Par -800
6 S× NS -3
S Q J 9 8 6
H 5
D Q 3 2
C 9 8 3 2





Strul +2Nickell 186-1395 D East =-4004 H West +1-450


Board 99
E-W Vul
S 5
H A K 10 4
D K Q 7 4 2
C J 10 9
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
H 5
C Q
C A
C 3
C 7
C 8
D 6
D J
H A
H K
H 4
Martel
North

Pass

2nd
7
2
4
S 3
D 2
D 4
Q
H 2
3
S 10
D 9
Rodwell
East

3 NT

3rd
10
5
6
K
D 8
D 5
A
S 2
6
8
S 9
Stansby
South
3 S
AP

4th
Q
9
J
10
S 7
S 6
3
K
9
J
S 4
Cohen
West

Pass

Lead
H 6
D 4
H Q
C Q
C A
C 3
C 8
Hamman
North

Pass

2nd
7
J
5
4
2
S 3
D 2
Berkowitz
East

2 NT

3rd
K
3
9
5
6
K
D 5
Compton
South
2 S
AP

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


Par -130
4 C East
S K Q 9 7 6 3
H 8 6 5 2
D 3
C 4 2




Nickell +10Nickell 196-1393 NT East =-6002 NT East +1-150


Board 100
Both Vul
S A K 6 3
H A 9 7
D 5
C A 9 5 3 2
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
C 4
D J
D K
C 10
Martel
North
1 C
2 S
3 NT

2nd
7
6
A
2
7
Rodwell
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
J
2
8
S 3
3
Stansby
South
2 D
2 NT


4th
K
K
5
3
Q
Cohen
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S J
C 2
S 10
S Q
D 5
C 10
D J
C 8
Hamman
North
1 C
2 S
3 NT

2nd
4
Q
D 4
H 3
Q
7
A
J
Berkowitz
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
2
4
9
7
K
3
6
A
Compton
South
2 D
3 D


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S 4
H K 10 3
D A K 10 9 7 4
C 10 8 4


Nickell +1Nickell 197-1393 NT South =+6003 NT North +1+630


Board 101
N-S Vul
S K 9
H K 9 8 7
D 10 4 3
C A 9 8 6
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
C 5
D 2
C 4
D 4
H 10
C K
D 8
H 3
Martel
North
Pass
Rdbl


2nd
6
5
A
6
7
J
K
Rodwell
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
J
7
9
A
D 7
S 2
Stansby
South
1 S
2 S


4th
3
3
2
A
2
8
10
Cohen
West

Pass


Lead
C Q
C 6
C 7
S 4
S 9
S Q
S J
S 10
H Q
C 10
D 8
Hamman
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
2
K
J
3
6
8
H 6
H 3
4
H 2
K
Berkowitz
East
1 D
AP


3rd
4
3
S 2
K
A
H 7
D 3
C 9
9
H 10
Compton
South
1 S



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


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





Nickell +6Nickell 203-1392 S South -1-1001 NT North +1+120


Board 102
E-W Vul
S 10 8 6
H J 10 5
D A 10 9 8
C 7 6 3
Meckstroth
West

1 NT
2 NT


Lead
H J
H 10
H 5
C 4
C K
C J
C 10
H 9
S 7
D 2
D 7
Martel
North

Pass
AP


2nd
7
8
C 9
3
5
S 2
S 8
D 10
A
8
Rodwell
East
1 S
2 C



3rd
2
3
Q
A
8
Q
S 3
S 4
10
J
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass



4th
4
6
A
2
6
7
D 6
K
5
K
Cohen
West

1 NT
2 D
3 C

Lead
H K
S A
H 4
C 3
S 3
H 6
S 4
H 9
S 9
D 2
Hamman
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
6
10
9
2
J
J
D 8
K
A
Berkowitz
East
1 S
2 C
2 H


3rd
5
5
8
2
C 8
C J
C 10
C A
C Q
4
Compton
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -90
2 C EW
S K J 7 2
H K Q 3 2
D K 7 6
C 5 2






Strul +7Nickell 203-1462 NT West -2+2003 C East =-110


Board 103
Both Vul
S A 9 4
H Q
D Q 9 6
C A K Q 8 6 4
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
C J
D 5
H 3
Martel
North

1 C
3 C


2nd
4
2
J
4
Rodwell
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
J
4
Q
A
Stansby
South
Pass
1 H
3 NT


4th
K
3
A
Q
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
C J
D 2
D 9
C A
C K
C Q
C 8
C 6
S A
Hamman
North

1 C
2 NT


2nd
K
7
J
3
9
D 8
H 5
H 3
H 9
3
Berkowitz
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
8
4
Q
5
H 2
H 4
D 7
S 5
S 7
D 10
Compton
South
Pass
1 D
3 NT


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


Par +600
5 D NS
S K 7 5
H K 6 4 2
D K 10 7 5 2
C J





Strul +1Nickell 203-1473 NT South +2+6603 NT North +1+630


Board 104
None Vul
S K 8 4
H Q 6 2
D 10 7 5 2
C 7 6 5
Meckstroth
West
Pass
1 D
2 S
3 C
3 S
4 S

Lead
S 5
C 10
C 2
S J
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
6
Q
Rodwell
East
1 C
2 H
2 NT
3 D
3 NT
4 NT

3rd
8
K
9
K
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
9
7
Q
A
Cohen
West
Pass
1 D
2 S
4 C
5 NT
6 D

Lead
S 6
C J
C 8
D 3
C A
Hamman
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
3
4
2
Q
Berkowitz
East
1 C
2 H
3 NT
4 D
6 C
6 NT

3rd
8
2
K
K
H 5
Compton
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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


Strul +11Nickell 203-1584 NT East +1-4606 NT East =-990


Board 105
E-W Vul
S 10 4 3
H A Q 8 7 6 4
D A 8 3
C 2
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP





Lead
H 9
H 2
C 2
C K
C 3
D A
D 8
C 6
D 3
Martel
North
1 H
5 H






2nd
10
D J
4
9
J
2
6
Q
Q
Rodwell
East
1 S
Pass






3rd
5
Q
A
S 4
H 8
4
H 3
H 7
H K
Stansby
South
4 S
7 H






4th
6
J
5
8
S 6
5
7
S 7
9
Cohen
West

Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
H Q
Hamman
North
1 H
3 H
4 C
Rdbl
5 H
6 H


2nd
2
9
Berkowitz
East
1 S
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
3
Compton
South
2 S
3 S
4 D
4 S
6 C
7 H


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


Par +1510
7 H NS
S A J
H K 10 3 2
D 4
C A K 10 7 6 3







TieNickell 203-1587 H North =+15107 H North =+1510


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2008Palm Bch Gardens FLPGA National Resort
Final, Segment 8OpenStrul NSClosedNickell NS
Board 106
Both Vul
S 10 8 4 3
H Q
D Q J 10 6 5
C Q 6 5
Hamman
West

1 NT
3 NT

Lead
D J
D Q
C A
C 2
H 10
H K
S Q
H 8
S 2
H 6
H 5
H 3
Cohen
North

Pass
AP

2nd
2
K
9
K
7
9
A
C 8
K
C 10
C J
Compton
East
1 H
2 NT


3rd
4
9
4
7
Q
C 3
6
D 5
9
S 10
D 6
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
3
8
6
5
A
S 4
3
J
8
2
4
Stansby
West

1 NT


Lead
D 9
H 7
H 2
D Q
D 7
C 5
H 8
S 5
H 9
S 2
S 7
Rodwell
North

Pass


2nd
A
Q
5
K
H 6
2
C 7
K
C 8
A
Martel
East
1 H
2 D


3rd
6
A
D 8
4
C 3
K
S 8
6
S 3
9
Meckstroth
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -110
3 C EW
S A K 7
H 10 9 8 6 5 3
D 9 4
C K 9






Strul +3Nickell 203-1613 NT West -3+3002 D East -2+200


Board 107
None Vul
S K J 10 9 7 2
H K 9
D K 9 7
C Q 8
Hamman
West

Pass


Lead
D 3
S K
H J
H 8
C 5
C 2
S 10
D 6
C J
Cohen
North

2 S


2nd
2
6
K
4
8
3
3
7
Compton
East

AP


3rd
Q
5
A
10
K
Q
C 6
J
Berkowitz
South
Pass



4th
K
A
2
9
A
4
Q
A
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C Q
C 8
D 9
D 7
C A
C J
C 10
C 9
D 10
Rodwell
North

3 D
3 NT

2nd
2
4
7
3
J
S 4
H 6
H 5
H 3
S Q
Martel
East

Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
6
4
A
S 2
S 7
S 9
S 10
Meckstroth
South
2 C
3 S


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 5
H 4 2
D A 10 4 2
C A J 10 9 6 2




Nickell +7Nickell 210-1612 S North +1+1403 NT North +1+430


Board 108
N-S Vul
S K Q 4
H J 7
D 9 7
C 10 8 7 6 4 3
Hamman
West
3 D
Pass

Lead
S 2
C A
C 9
S 5
C 8
S 6
C 7
C 6
C 4
Cohen
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
K
S 3
8
J
J
5
H 3
Compton
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
9
3
10
10
D 8
D 2
D 5
H 2
Berkowitz
South
3 NT


4th
A
2
Q
Q
D 6
K
D 3
H 6
Stansby
West
3 D
Pass

Lead
S 2
C A
C 9
S 5
C 8
C 7
S 6
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
K
S 3
8
2
Q
A
Martel
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
9
3
10
10
D 5
D 10
D 4
Meckstroth
South
3 NT


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


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


TieNickell 210-1613 NT South -1-1003 NT South -1-100


Board 109
Both Vul
S 8 6 4
H Q 9 3
D K Q 10 8 5
C 10 7
Hamman
West

2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
D 3
Cohen
North
Pass
Dbl
4 D


2nd
A
2
Compton
East
Pass
3 H
Pass


3rd
8
K
Berkowitz
South
1 C
Dbl
5 D


4th
7
4
Stansby
West

2 H
AP


Lead
H 4
H 7
Rodwell
North
Pass
2 NT



2nd
8
Q
Martel
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
5
Meckstroth
South
1 C
3 NT



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


Par +600
5 D NS
S A K 7
H 8
D A 9 7 6 3
C A J 5 4
TieNickell 210-1615 D North =+6003 NT North =+600


Board 110
None Vul
S K Q 9 6 5
H A Q J 10
D 7 6 5
C 4
Hamman
West

1 C
Pass

Lead
C K
S 3
S 5
H 2
S 6
Cohen
North

Dbl
4 S

2nd
4
4
D 9
3
D 4
Compton
East
Pass
2 D
AP

3rd
3
K
J
10
A
Berkowitz
South
Pass
3 S


4th
A
2
10
6
C 5
Stansby
West

1 C
AP

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

1 S


2nd
A
4
D 4
7
2
Martel
East
Pass
2 S


3rd
6
K
A
J
Q
Meckstroth
South
Pass
4 S


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


Par +300
5 C× EW -2
S A J 8 7 3
H 5 4 2
D 3 2
C A 7 2
Nickell +1Nickell 211-1614 S South =+4204 S North +1+450


Board 111
N-S Vul
S 5
H K J 7
D A K 7 6 5 2
C 9 6 2
Hamman
West

1 S



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

2 S



2nd
3
4
Q
S 2
9
S 3
C 7
S 9
10
7
Compton
East

2 NT



3rd
K
A
A
9
K
C 5
C 4
S 6
K
5
Berkowitz
South
1 D
AP



4th
10
2
H 6
4
8
H 10
S 4
C 3
Q
Q
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D 9
D K
D 7
S K
S J
S 8
Rodwell
North

2 D
2 S
3 NT

2nd
5
4
S 2
H 8
C 2
C 6
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
A
8
J
9
3
Meckstroth
South
1 D
2 H
2 NT


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


Par +500
5 S× EW -3
S A 10 6
H A 5 3
D J 9 8
C K 8 5 4





Strul +10Nickell 211-1712 NT East -5+2503 NT South -2-200


Board 112
E-W Vul
S 7 4
H A Q 10 7 6 2
D 10 8 6
C 10 4
Hamman
West
1 D
Pass
5 D
Dbl

Lead
C K
C A
D 9
H 9
Cohen
North
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
Q
3
Compton
East
3 C
4 C
Pass


3rd
8
7
J
Berkowitz
South
3 S
4 H
5 H


4th
4
10
6
Stansby
West
1 D
4 D
4 S
Dbl

Lead
C K
C A
S 10
D A
Rodwell
North
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
Q
Q
6
Martel
East
3 C
4 H
5 NT


3rd
8
7
K
5
Meckstroth
South
3 S
Pass
6 H


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


Par -500
6 H× NS -3
S A Q J 6
H K J 8 5 4 3
D 3
C Q 3
Strul +5Nickell 211-1765 H× North -2-3006 H× North -3-500


Board 113
None Vul
S K 10 6
H A Q 6
D Q J
C Q J 9 6 5
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
C 8
Cohen
North
1 NT
3 C
4 S
6 C
Compton
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Berkowitz
South
2 S
4 D
5 NT
7 C
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
Rodwell
North
1 NT
3 C
3 H
4 H
5 H


2nd
5
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
Meckstroth
South
2 NT
3 D
4 C
4 NT
7 C


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


Par +1520
7 NT NS
S A 5 4
H K
D A K 7 5
C A K 7 4 3
TieNickell 211-1767 C North =+14407 C North =+1440


Board 114
N-S Vul
S J 10
H 9 3
D Q 10 8 7 6 2
C J 7 4
Hamman
West

1 S
AP


Lead
S 7
H A
H Q
S 6
H J
C A
Cohen
North

Pass



2nd
10
4
K
J
5
K
Compton
East
Pass
1 NT



3rd
8
3
9
9
D 2
4
Berkowitz
South
1 C
4 H



4th
Q
6
8
A
D 4
Stansby
West

1 S
3 S
AP

Lead
S 7
H 2
C J
S 6
H A
Rodwell
North

Pass
4 D


2nd
10
4
3
J
5
Martel
East
Pass
2 S
Pass


3rd
K
9
5
9
3
Meckstroth
South
1 C
Dbl
4 H


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


Par +300
5 S× EW -2
S A Q
H A Q J 10 7 2
D
C A 10 9 5 2

Strul +1Nickell 211-1774 H South +1+6504 H South =+620


Board 115
E-W Vul
S
H A K Q 7 6
D 10 9 4 3 2
C Q 9 7
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
Cohen
North

3 D
4 NT
5 S


2nd
A
Compton
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
Berkowitz
South
2 NT
4 H
5 H
6 H


4th
2
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D Q
H 4
Rodwell
North

3 D
4 D
4 NT


2nd
2
8
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
A
Meckstroth
South
2 NT
4 C
4 H



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


Par +990
6 NT South
S A K Q J
H 10 9 4 2
D K 7
C A K 3
Strul +10Nickell 211-1876 H South =+9804 NT South +2+490


Board 116
Both Vul
S A 8 2
H 9 8 4
D K Q 3 2
C K 6 5
Hamman
West
1 C
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
D 4
D Q
D 3
D 8
D 6
S 3
Cohen
North
Pass
1 H
3 D


2nd
5
7
10
H 3
C 3
C 4
9
Compton
East
1 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
5
A
2
S 2
A
Berkowitz
South
Dbl
1 S
3 NT


4th
A
9
J
S 5
H 2
H 5
4
Stansby
West
1 NT
Pass
Pass
AP

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


2nd
5
7
10
C Q
H 2
C 8
9
Martel
East
2 D
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
A
Q
8
H 4
2
Meckstroth
South
Dbl
2 S
3 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K 10 7 3
H J 7
D A 8 6 5 4
C A 7


Nickell +1Nickell 212-1873 NT South =+6003 NT South +1+630


Board 117
N-S Vul
S K 9 7 6
H 10 7
D 10 7 4 3
C 7 3 2
Hamman
West

1 NT


Lead
S 6
C 10
S Q
S 4
S K
H 10
Cohen
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
7
5
8
D J
K
Compton
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
J
K
7
9
3
A
Berkowitz
South
Dbl
Pass


4th
A
A
10
H 4
H 3
Stansby
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
D 4
C A
S 4
H 3
S 3
C 3
Rodwell
North
Pass
Pass
2 S

2nd
K
6
A
7
8
8
Martel
East
1 C
2 H
3 H

3rd
A
2
6
K
K
H 2
Meckstroth
South
Dbl
Dbl
AP

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


Par +500
5 H× EW -3
S Q J 4 3
H A 8 2
D A 8 6 5 2
C A
Nickell +4Nickell 216-1871 NT West =-903 H West -1+50


Board 118
E-W Vul
S 10 5
H K 10 6 5 4 2
D 5 2
C 6 4 2
Hamman
West

1 S
3 C
4 H
6 D

Lead
H Q
D 3
D Q
S 3
Cohen
North

Pass
Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
7
6
5
5
Compton
East
1 D
2 NT
3 D
Rdbl


3rd
2
K
4
A
Berkowitz
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
A
2
10
2
Stansby
West

1 S
4 D
4 NT
5 S

Lead
C A
Rodwell
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
7
Martel
East
1 D
2 H
4 H
5 C
6 D

3rd
6
Meckstroth
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1440
6 NT EW
S 8 6 4 2
H Q 3
D 10 6
C A J 10 5 3
Nickell +1Nickell 217-1876 D East +1-13906 D East =-1370


Board 119
Both Vul
S 9
H K Q 10 6
D K 9 5 4
C A K Q 3
Hamman
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
H A
D 10
C 2
Cohen
North

1 C
2 NT
3 H
4 C
5 C

2nd
J
4
C 10
7
Compton
East

2 D
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
3
7
A
Berkowitz
South
Pass
2 S
3 C
3 S
4 D


4th
5
6
4
6
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass




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

2 NT
3 NT




2nd
J
2
A
7
9
D 3
D 6
S 4
J
3
Martel
East

Pass
AP




3rd
8
K
3
K
4
5
10
D 5
D 9
Meckstroth
South
2 S
3 C





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


Par +600
5 C NS
S A K 10 7 5
H 7 4
D J
C 10 8 5 4 2







Nickell +1Nickell 218-1875 C North =+6003 NT North +1+630


Board 120
None Vul
S 8 4 2
H 8
D Q 6 3 2
C K Q 9 7 3
Hamman
West
1 D
1 S
2 D

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

2nd
3
7
Q
A
J
2
3
6
H 9
Q
10
8
Compton
East
1 H
Pass
2 S

3rd
K
C 7
S 2
6
S 5
H 10
C 4
S 3
S 6
C 8
Q
J
Berkowitz
South
Pass
1 NT
AP

4th
2
4
5
D 5
9
4
8
J
Q
H J
A
Stansby
West
1 D
2 H


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


2nd
2
8
D 5
H Q
Q
4
7
D 7
D 9
D 10
K
C Q
Martel
East
1 H
Dbl


3rd
C 2
10
3
K
A
10
S 8
C 7
C 9
D 3
6
Meckstroth
South
1 NT
AP


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


Par +90
1 NT South
S K Q 7
H A K J 9 6
D J 8 4
C J 6






Strul +5Nickell 218-1922 S West =-1103 NT× South -2-300


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