Main     Match AU19 by Richard Pavlicek    

2014 USBC

Nickell vs. Diamond

BoardNickell NSScoreDiamond NSScoreIMP ResultState of Match
13 NT East =-4003 NT East +1-430Nickell +1Nickell 1-0
25 D North =+6003 NT North +2+660Diamond +2Diamond 2-1
32 S South =+1102 H South -2-100Nickell +5Nickell 6-2
43 NT South =+6003 NT South =+600TieNickell 6-2
53 H× East -3+5003 H East -3+150Nickell +8Nickell 14-2
61 NT West -1+1002 D South -2-100Nickell +5Nickell 19-2
77 S South -1-1007 S× South =+2470Diamond +21Diamond 23-19
83 NT North -2-1003 NT North -2-100TieDiamond 23-19
94 S East +1-6504 S West +1-650TieDiamond 23-19
103 NT West -3+3005 C West -2+200Nickell +3Diamond 23-22
113 H South =+1403 H South -1-50Nickell +5Nickell 27-23
121 NT North -1-1001 NT North -1-100TieNickell 27-23
135 D North =+6005 D North =+600TieNickell 27-23
141 NT North +2+1502 NT North =+120Nickell +1Nickell 28-23
152 S× West -2+3003 NT South =+600Diamond +7Diamond 30-28

164 S North =+4204 S North =+420TieDiamond 30-28
173 D East +1-1304 D East -1+50Diamond +5Diamond 35-28
185 C East -1+503 NT East -3+150Diamond +3Diamond 38-28
194 S West +2-6805 C× South -4-800Nickell +3Diamond 38-31
202 D West =-904 H North =+620Diamond +12Diamond 50-31
215 H× East -3+5005 H× West -3+500TieDiamond 50-31
223 H West =-1403 S× North -2-300Nickell +4Diamond 50-35
233 S West +1-1703 S West -1+100Diamond +7Diamond 57-35
244 S× South +1+6904 H East -1+50Nickell +12Diamond 57-47
253 NT North +1+4303 NT North +1+430TieDiamond 57-47
266 D North =+13706 H West -2+200Nickell +15Nickell 62-57
274 H North +2+4804 H South +1+450Nickell +1Nickell 63-57
282 H North -1-1002 H North =+110Diamond +5Nickell 63-62
293 NT North +2+6603 NT South +2+660TieNickell 63-62
302 S South =+1103 S South -2-100Nickell +5Nickell 68-62

311 NT East +1-1204 H East =-420Nickell +7Nickell 75-62
324 S South -1-504 S South -1-50TieNickell 75-62
333 NT South -1-503 NT South -1-50TieNickell 75-62
344 H North =+6203 H North +1+170Nickell +10Nickell 85-62
351 S South +3+1703 C South +2+150Nickell +1Nickell 86-62
366 S North +1+14607 S North =+2210Diamond +13Nickell 86-75
374 S× East -1+1004 H South -1-100Nickell +5Nickell 91-75
382 S South =+1102 S South =+110TieNickell 91-75
394 S West -1+1004 S West =-620Nickell +12Nickell 103-75
405 H East -1+504 H West =-420Nickell +10Nickell 113-75
411 NT North =+901 NT North =+90TieNickell 113-75
426 C South +1+13905 C North =+600Nickell +13Nickell 126-75
433 NT South -2-1004 S West -1+50Diamond +4Nickell 126-79
441 C South +1+903 NT North =+600Diamond +11Nickell 126-90
451 NT South -1-1002 H West -1+100Diamond +5Nickell 126-95

463 NT West +1-4305 C East -2+100Diamond +11Nickell 126-106
472 H× West =-4702 H× West =-470TieNickell 126-106
483 NT West -1+1002 H South -4-200Nickell +7Nickell 133-106
493 NT North =+4003 NT North =+400TieNickell 133-106
503 H North -1-1005 C× West -2+300Diamond +9Nickell 133-115
515 S West -2+2004 D North +1+150Nickell +2Nickell 135-115
524 S East +1-6504 S East =-620Diamond +1Nickell 135-116
534 H North =+6206 H North =+1430Diamond +13Nickell 135-129
544 S× West -2+5004 S West -2+200Nickell +7Nickell 142-129
555 C West -1+1005 D South -1-100Nickell +5Nickell 147-129
562 C East +1-1101 NT West =-90Diamond +1Nickell 147-130
573 NT North =+4003 NT North -2-100Nickell +11Nickell 158-130
582 H West -2+2002 D East +1-110Nickell +7Nickell 165-130
594 H North =+4204 H North =+420TieNickell 165-130
606 D East =-9205 D West +1-420Diamond +11Nickell 165-141

652 H East +1-1402 H West -1+50Diamond +5Nickell 165-146
664 S South =+6204 S South =+620TieNickell 165-146
675 C South -1-505 C× South -1-100Nickell +2Nickell 167-146
685 C× East -2+5004 S× South -1-200Nickell +12Nickell 179-146
692 D North -3-3002 H North -2-200Diamond +3Nickell 179-149
705 S North =+4506 NT South =+990Diamond +11Nickell 179-160
713 NT West +2-6603 NT West +2-660TieNickell 179-160
724 H West =-4204 H East =-420TieNickell 179-160
733 C East +1-1303 C East +2-150Nickell +1Nickell 180-160
743 C North -2-2002 C North =+90Diamond +7Nickell 180-167
752 S South -1-503 NT East -1+50Diamond +3Nickell 180-170
764 S East =-4204 H East =-420TieNickell 180-170
771 NT East =-902 H South =+110Diamond +5Nickell 180-175
783 H East =-1402 H East +1-140TieNickell 180-175
793 NT West =-4003 NT West =-400TieNickell 180-175

806 S North =+9806 H South -1-50Nickell +14Nickell 194-175
814 S East +2-4806 D East =-920Nickell +10Nickell 204-175
822 H West +1-1402 H West =-110Diamond +1Nickell 204-176
833 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120Diamond +5Nickell 204-181
844 H West +3-7106 H West =-1430Nickell +12Nickell 216-181
852 NT East =-1202 NT East -1+50Diamond +5Nickell 216-186
863 NT East +2-6603 NT East =-600Diamond +2Nickell 216-188
872 S South +1+1403 H East -1+100Nickell +1Nickell 217-188
884 S West +1-4504 S West =-420Diamond +1Nickell 217-189
893 D West -1+1004 C South -1-50Nickell +4Nickell 221-189
904 H South -1-1004 H North =+620Diamond +12Nickell 221-201
911 NT North +2+1502 NT South +1+150TieNickell 221-201
925 S× East -2+3005 S× East -2+300TieNickell 221-201
934 H East +1-6504 S× South -2-500Diamond +4Nickell 221-205
942 D South =+902 D East -3+150Diamond +2Nickell 221-207

954 C North +1+1503 C South +2+150TieNickell 221-207
964 H South =+4204 H South =+420TieNickell 221-207
974 H West -1+504 H East -1+50TieNickell 221-207
984 S South -1-1004 S South -1-100TieNickell 221-207
993 NT East =-6003 D× South -1-100Diamond +11Nickell 221-218
1003 NT North -2-2004 H× West -3+800Diamond +14Diamond 232-221
1013 NT South -1-1003 NT South -3-300Nickell +5Diamond 232-226
1022 S South -1-503 H West -1+100Diamond +4Diamond 236-226
1035 D South =+6005 D South =+600TieDiamond 236-226
1044 H South -1-504 H South =+420Diamond +10Diamond 246-226
1052 NT East -1+1002 D× West -1+200Diamond +3Diamond 249-226
1066 S North =+14306 S North =+1430TieDiamond 249-226
1073 H South -2-1003 NT North -2-100TieDiamond 249-226
1086 D West =-9206 D East +1-940Nickell +1Diamond 249-227
1091 NT South -1-1001 NT South =+90Diamond +5Diamond 254-227

1105 D North -2-1003 D North =+110Diamond +5Diamond 259-227
1114 S North =+6204 S South +1+650Diamond +1Diamond 260-227
1121 NT South +1+1201 NT South =+90Nickell +1Diamond 260-228
1131 NT North +1+1203 H North -2-100Nickell +6Diamond 260-234
1141 NT North +3+1802 D South +3+150Nickell +1Diamond 260-235
1153 NT South -1-503 NT South -1-50TieDiamond 260-235
1163 NT North +2+6603 NT North +1+630Nickell +1Diamond 260-236
1172 H West +3-2003 H West =-140Diamond +2Diamond 262-236
1184 H North +1+4504 H South +1+450TieDiamond 262-236
1195 H× East -1+2004 S× North -1-200Nickell +9Diamond 262-245
1203 C South +1+1302 H South +1+140TieDiamond 262-245
1214 H East -1+1002 D× North -3-500Nickell +12Diamond 262-257
1226 NT East -2+2005 C East =-600Nickell +13Nickell 270-262
1232 S North +1+1402 S North +1+140TieNickell 270-262
1246 NT North =+14406 NT South =+1440TieNickell 270-262


United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 1OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 1
None Vul
S 8 4 2
H 10 2
D J 10 8 3
C J 9 6 4
Diamond
West

2 H
3 NT

Lead
C A
H 5
S J
S 5
S Q
H 6
S 9
S 7
D 2
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
7
7
3
10
8
A
C 6
C 9
Platnick
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
4
10
6
K
H 3
2
H 9
C 2
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
K
2
4
A
4
C 3
D 6
Katz
West

2 H
3 NT

Lead
H 5
S J
S 5
C K
C A
C 3
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
7
3
A
7
8
Nickell
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
10
6
7
6
9
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S A 10 3
H Q 8 6 5
D 9 7 6
C A K 3



Nickell +1Nickell 1-03 NT East =-4003 NT East +1-430


Board 2
N-S Vul
S A 5
H 8 7 2
D K Q J 10 7 5
C K 10
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S K
D 5
C 2
D K
D Q
D J
D 10
C 10
Levin
North

1 D
2 H
5 D

2nd
3
6
5
3
8
9
S 4
7
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
K
S 9
S 10
H 9
C 4
J
Weinstein
South
1 C
2 C
3 H


4th
A
4
3
2
S 2
H 3
S 7
Q
Katz
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S Q
D 5
C 2
D K
D Q
D J
D 10
D 7
C 10
S 7
Greco
North

3 C
3 NT


2nd
3
6
5
3
8
9
S 4
S 6
7
5
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
8
A
K
H 9
C 4
S 9
S 10
H 10
J
K
Hampson
South
2 C
3 H



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


Par +2220
7 NT NS
S 10 9 3
H A 10 9
D A
C A J 8 6 4 2





Diamond +2Diamond 2-15 D North =+6003 NT North +2+660


Board 3
E-W Vul
S J 2
H J 9 3
D K Q J 10
C 10 8 4 3
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
C 2
C 6
S 3
D K
D Q
S 2
Levin
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
10
7
8
4
9
6
10
Platnick
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
A
9
J
C 5
H 2
K
Weinstein
South
1 S
2 H


4th
4
3
K
7
2
3
Katz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 2
C J
C 6
C Q
C 2
S 3
D 10
D J
S 2
S 6
Greco
North

1 NT


2nd
Q
K
4
5
H K
4
6
9
10
D K
Nickell
East

Pass


3rd
A
A
9
D 7
D 3
J
S 5
S 8
K
H 5
Hampson
South
1 S
2 H


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


Par +90
1 NT NS
S K Q 8 5 3
H K Q 4 2
D 4
C K 7 5




Nickell +5Nickell 6-22 S South =+1102 H South -2-100


Board 4
Both Vul
S J 10 9 4
H A Q 9 8
D K
C J 5 3 2
Diamond
West
1 D
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
Q
3
6
7
5
J
7
9
D 6
9
10
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
A
9
K
D 2
C 6
2
D 4
C 4
A
Weinstein
South
1 NT
2 NT
3 D


4th
3
2
7
3
K
D 8
K
6
J
10
Katz
West
1 C
Pass
AP


Lead
H 10
S 4
S Q
D 2
S 10
S 8
H 8
H 4
H A
C 2
D A
Greco
North
Pass
2 C



2nd
Q
3
6
7
5
J
7
9
C 7
9
10
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
5
A
9
K
D 5
C 6
2
D 4
C 4
A
C 3
Hampson
South
Dbl
3 NT



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


Par +620
4 H NS
S A Q
H 6 3 2
D A J 8 5 2
C A 8 4






TieNickell 6-23 NT South =+6003 NT South =+600


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

Dbl
3 D
AP

Lead
H 5
D 2
S 2
H 9
C 3
S 6
C A
D 5
D 10
C 8
S J
S 10
Levin
North
1 S
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
K
7
K
9
A
6
3
C Q
S 9
D 9
Platnick
East
Pass
2 NT
3 H


3rd
Q
4
8
S 5
K
H 6
2
J
7
H 4
K
Weinstein
South
2 S
Pass
Dbl


4th
2
8
4
3
5
3
4
6
A
7
Q
Katz
West

Dbl



Lead
D 8
S 3
S J
D A
D 3
S A
H A
Greco
North
1 S
Pass



2nd
2
7
C 3
10
J
H 6
Q
Nickell
East
Pass
3 H



3rd
K
8
K
6
H 4
2
2
Hampson
South
2 S
AP



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


Par +100
3 D× EW -1
S A J 8
H J 9 8 5 4
D 8 6
C Q 5 4







Nickell +8Nickell 14-23 H× East -3+5003 H East -3+150


Board 6
E-W Vul
S 10 8
H A Q 6
D Q 10 8 3 2
C 6 5 2
Diamond
West

1 NT

Lead
D 2
S J
S Q
S 9
D 5
S 4
H 2
D Q
Levin
North

Pass

2nd
4
8
10
C 6
A
H 6
3
J
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
7
2
6
K
10
7
K
H 8
Weinstein
South
1 C
Pass

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

1 NT

Lead
S Q
S 4
D 5
S J
C 6
D 7
C 4
C 8
S 2
D Q
H 9
Greco
North

2 D

2nd
8
10
K
D 3
7
9
9
5
H 3
H 2
6
Nickell
East
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
2
6
A
10
J
D 4
9
H 5
J
Hampson
South
1 D


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S A 5 3
H 10 8 5 3
D 7 5
C A K 10 9




Nickell +5Nickell 19-21 NT West -1+1002 D South -2-100


Board 7
Both Vul
S A 8 4
H A
D K 10 8 4 3
C J 10 5 4
Diamond
West

3 H
AP





Lead
H J
S A
S 4
S K
S 10
D A
C A
S 7
D 9
C J
Levin
North

4 H






2nd
A
5
6
H 4
H 10
6
2
H 7
J
7
Platnick
East

5 H






3rd
8
3
J
8
D 3
4
4
D 8
K
6
Weinstein
South
1 S
7 S






4th
D 2
Q
H 2
9
H 9
5
3
H 5
7
Q
Katz
West

2 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
H K
S 4
S J
D A
D 9
D 4
Greco
North

3 D
Dbl
5 NT
6 S
7 S
AP

2nd
A
5
H 4
6
J
Q
Nickell
East

4 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
K
8
3
K
S 2
Hampson
South
1 C
Pass
4 S
6 H
7 D
Pass


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


Par +2210
7 S NS
S K J 10 7 3 2
H
D A 9 2
C A K 9 6








Diamond +21Diamond 23-197 S South -1-1007 S× South =+2470


Board 8
None Vul
S K 9
H K 8 5
D A
C A K Q 6 5 3 2
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 9
C K
C A
C Q
C 6
H 2
H A
H Q
H 4
S 2
Levin
North
2 C
3 C
3 NT

2nd
3
10
9
D 6
D 9
8
D 4
D 10
D J
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
H 6
H 7
S 3
D 2
10
S 10
S 4
D 5
Weinstein
South
2 D
3 D


4th
K
4
7
8
J
D 3
5
C 5
C 3
Katz
West
Pass
Pass
2 H

Lead
H 9
C A
C K
C Q
C 6
H 2
H A
H Q
H 4
S 2
Greco
North
1 C
2 C
3 NT

2nd
3
9
10
D 6
D 7
8
7
S 5
S 6
J
Nickell
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
J
D 2
D 3
D 4
S 3
10
D 5
D 8
D K
A
Hampson
South
Dbl
2 D


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


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




TieDiamond 23-193 NT North -2-1003 NT North -2-100


Board 9
E-W Vul
S 7 6 3
H 9 8 7 5 3
D Q J 7
C K 4
Diamond
West

2 C
2 H
4 S

Lead
H K
D 2
C 2
D A
C 5
H 5
C 7
S 2
C 9
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
J
6
7
K
S 8
10
3
Q
Platnick
East
1 S
2 D
3 C


3rd
3
K
A
H 6
3
10
S K
10
S 5
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
2
3
4
4
8
4
H 7
4
S 6
Katz
West

1 NT
2 S
3 S

Lead
D Q
C 2
C 5
S 3
C 7
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
6
K
Q
10
Nickell
East
Pass
2 H
3 D
4 S

3rd
8
A
3
4
S K
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 9 4
H K Q 10
D 10 8 4 3
C Q 10 8 6




TieDiamond 23-194 S East +1-6504 S West +1-650


Board 10
Both Vul
S Q 10 4 3
H Q J 10 6 4
D 10
C K J 10
Diamond
West

1 C
1 NT
2 D

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

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
6
3
4
C J
H 4
4
8
9
9
7
C 3
Platnick
East
Pass
1 H
2 C
3 NT

3rd
2
J
6
7
8
A
Q
C 2
H 3
K
C 10
H 10
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
5
10
2
5
3
9
K
J
C 8
8
C 6
C 7
Katz
West

1 C
Dbl


Lead
D 10
C A
C 3
H Q
S 6
C K
Greco
North

1 H
Pass


2nd
4
J
10
A
2
7
Nickell
East
Pass
Dbl
5 C


3rd
5
5
6
2
J
D 3
Hampson
South
Pass
3 H
AP


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


Par -140
3 S West
S 5 2
H K 7 3 2
D Q 9 6 5 3
C 4 2








Nickell +3Diamond 23-223 NT West -3+3005 C West -2+200


Board 11
None Vul
S Q 8 7 5
H 10 8 5
D Q J 9 8
C A 3
Diamond
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
S A
S K
C 6
C 4
H 8
H 5
C J
C 9
S Q
D 8
Levin
North

Pass
3 H

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

1 NT
AP

3rd
4
C 8
K
Q
4
Q
S 8
H 10
D 2
Weinstein
South
Pass
2 H


4th
6
J
2
A
3
S 3
7
10
9
Katz
West

2 S


Lead
S K
D 3
D 7
S A
C 6
H 10
D J
C 9
D 6
S Q
Greco
North

3 H


2nd
5
8
2
7
A
2
H 6
Q
Q
Nickell
East

AP


3rd
4
A
K
D 5
8
9
H J
3
C 4
Hampson
South
2 H



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


Par -110
3 D EW
S J 6
H A Q J 9 4
D 10 2
C J 9 5 2




Nickell +5Nickell 27-233 H South =+1403 H South -1-50


Board 12
N-S Vul
S A K
H K Q 7 3
D K 8 6 2
C 8 7 6
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
C 8
D J
H 2
D Q
D A
C A
H 9
Levin
North
1 NT


2nd
4
5
6
3
10
C 2
10
Platnick
East
Pass


3rd
9
Q
7
J
S 2
C 4
9
Weinstein
South
Pass


4th
K
K
5
5
2
8
6
Katz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 2
H 2
H 9
C 6
D Q
D A
H 4
Greco
North
1 NT


2nd
4
7
3
6
A
5
H 10
Nickell
East
Pass


3rd
9
10
J
8
2
S 2
C 9
Hampson
South
Pass


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


Par -110
2 S West
S Q 5 3
H 10 6 5
D 10 5 4
C Q J 10 2

TieNickell 27-231 NT North -1-1001 NT North -1-100


Board 13
Both Vul
S J
H Q 9 8
D K Q 10 7 5
C A 9 4 3
Diamond
West

2 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
H J
Levin
North
1 D
Pass
4 C


2nd
6
A
Platnick
East
1 S
3 S
Pass


3rd
9
3
Weinstein
South
Dbl
Dbl
5 D


4th
J
Katz
West

2 NT
Dbl
AP

Lead
S A
H J
Greco
North
1 D
3 C
Pass


2nd
6
A
Nickell
East
1 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
3
Hampson
South
Dbl
3 S
5 D


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


Par +600
5 D NS
S 10 6
H A 10 5 2
D A 9 6 4 3
C K 10
TieNickell 27-235 D North =+6005 D North =+600


Board 14
None Vul
S A 9 7 2
H Q 6 2
D K Q
C K Q 10 9
Diamond
West

Pass



Lead
S 5
C 2
C Q
S 10
H 3
H 10
D 5
Levin
North

1 NT



2nd
K
3
H 7
2
6
8
Platnick
East
Pass
AP



3rd
4
10
7
8
A
K
Weinstein
South
Pass




4th
7
5
A
3
4
Q
Katz
West

1 C
2 H
AP

Lead
H 9
C K
H 2
H 10
S 10
D K
D Q
S 2
D A
C 7
Greco
North

1 NT
Pass


2nd
4
5
A
J
A
3
7
Q
10
Nickell
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
5
2
8
K
8
2
4
K
S 7
Hampson
South
Pass
Dbl
2 NT


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


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





Nickell +1Nickell 28-231 NT North +2+1502 NT North =+120


Board 15
N-S Vul
S A 9 7
H A 10 4 3
D 9 6 2
C A Q 2
Diamond
West

2 D
Pass
2 S
AP

Lead
D 2
C 6
C A
H 7
D Q
C 8
H 9
D 5
H 5
D J
H A
Levin
North

Dbl
Dbl
Pass


2nd
K
J
5
4
4
K
3
S 6
10
S J
C 9
Platnick
East

2 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Q
4
K
H 6
S 3
2
9
S 4
S A
C 7
Weinstein
South
1 D
Pass
Pass
Dbl


4th
10
3
S 2
8
6
2
Q
3
S 5
7
J
Katz
West

2 S
Pass



Lead
S 6
H 3
C J
H 4
D 7
C 4
H A
H 10
Greco
North

Dbl
3 NT



2nd
7
2
A
K
J
S 3
C 3
Nickell
East

Pass
AP



3rd
4
8
8
Q
10
Q
D 4
Hampson
South
1 D
2 NT




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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S Q 10 5
H Q 8
D A J 5 4
C K 7 6 4







Diamond +7Diamond 30-282 S× West -2+3003 NT South =+600


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 2OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A K J 10 8 7 3
H 3 2
D K J
C 8 5
Bathurst
West
1 D
2 D
AP

Lead
H 4
D A
H 10
Katz
North
1 S
3 S


2nd
5
J
2
Moss
East
Dbl
4 D


3rd
A
2
K
Nickell
South
1 NT
4 S


4th
3
3
6
Meckstroth
West
1 D
3 D


Lead
D 4
H A
H 10
Greco
North
1 S
4 S


2nd
3
2
3
Rodwell
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
A
4
K
Hampson
South
2 NT



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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S Q 5 4
H Q 9 6 5
D 3
C A Q 7 4 3
TieDiamond 30-284 S North =+4204 S North =+420


Board 17
None Vul
S 10 9
H 10 7
D 9 6 5
C J 10 9 8 6 2
Bathurst
West

Rdbl
Dbl


Lead
C A
S A
S 6
D A
Katz
North
Pass
2 C
Pass


2nd
5
3
5
Q
Moss
East
1 D
Dbl
3 D


3rd
J
9
10
3
Nickell
South
Dbl
3 C
AP


4th
4
4
Q
6
Meckstroth
West

Rdbl
2 S
4 D

Lead
H 3
D 3
D 2
D 4
H 6
H 2
C K
C A
Greco
North
Pass
2 C
Pass
AP

2nd
K
5
C 3
9
4
C J
5
D 8
Rodwell
East
1 D
Dbl
3 D


3rd
7
A
J
K
Q
8
2
Hampson
South
Dbl
2 H
4 C


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


Par -100
5 C× NS -1
S A J 7 6
H A 9 4 3
D Q
C A K 7 3



Diamond +5Diamond 35-283 D East +1-1304 D East -1+50


Board 18
N-S Vul
S Q 8 5
H K 10 7 4
D Q J 7 3
C A 7
Bathurst
West

1 NT
2 D
3 NT

Lead
D 4
S 10
H 3
H 5
D K
S K
S J
H 8
D 2
H J
D 9
C 3
Katz
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
5
4
9
3
Q
8
Q
J
S 9
Q
J
Moss
East
1 H
2 C
2 H
5 C

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

4th
5
4
6
7
6
2
6
10
8
K
C 10
Meckstroth
West

2 D
3 NT


Lead
S 2
D 5
H 7
H 9
S 7
D A
D K
S K
C 5
S 9
Greco
North

Pass
AP


2nd
10
6
J
C 4
4
3
7
8
7
D 2
Rodwell
East
1 H
2 NT



3rd
Q
10
Q
4
J
C 2
C 8
3
Q
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -130
4 C EW
S 9 6 4 2
H Q 9 6
D 8 6 4
C K 10 3







Diamond +3Diamond 38-285 C East -1+503 NT East -3+150


Board 19
E-W Vul
S K 4
H J 9 8 7 6
D 9 5
C Q 9 8 6
Bathurst
West

1 S


Lead
C 8
C A
S J
S 5
D 4
D 2
Katz
North

Dbl


2nd
3
S 2
K
9
5
7
Moss
East

4 S


3rd
K
9
A
10
K
J
Nickell
South
1 C
AP


4th
7
5
3
4
3
9
Meckstroth
West

2 S
Pass

Lead
S 10
S Q
Greco
North

4 C
Pass

2nd
K
9
Rodwell
East

4 S
Dbl

3rd
A
Hampson
South
2 C
5 C
AP

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


Par -1400
7 C× NS -6
S 9 3
H Q 4
D Q 7 3
C A K J 10 4 2
Nickell +3Diamond 38-314 S West +2-6805 C× South -4-800


Board 20
Both Vul
S J 10 5 2
H J 9 4 3 2
D A Q J
C 3
Bathurst
West
1 D
1 NT
2 D

Lead
H 2
D 10
H 3
D 5
D Q
H 4
C 6
C 2
Katz
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
K
D 3
S 4
7
D 9
10
H 9
Moss
East
1 S
2 C


3rd
K
A
6
4
S 7
8
A
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
5
2
7
J
6
10
3
Meckstroth
West
1 D
Pass


Lead
D 2
D Q
D J
C 3
H 5
C 4
S J
H 7
Greco
North
1 H
Pass


2nd
10
3
5
6
4
2
3
3
Rodwell
East
3 C
Pass


3rd
K
S 4
S 6
10
Q
H 2
7
Hampson
South
4 H



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


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


Diamond +12Diamond 50-312 D West =-904 H North =+620


Board 21
N-S Vul
S K Q 7 3 2
H Q
D J 8 7
C K 7 4 2
Bathurst
West

4 H
5 H

Lead
D K
S 10
H K
H 9
S 4
C 5
C 2
S 9
C 8
D 4
Katz
North
Pass
4 S
Dbl

2nd
2
J
4
5
K
6
10
6
A
8
Moss
East
1 H
Dbl
AP

3rd
7
Q
2
J
H A
Q
J
2
H 3
Q
Nickell
South
Dbl
Pass


4th
5
A
Q
S 7
5
K
9
H 6
4
Meckstroth
West

3 H
Pass

Lead
S Q
H A
H K
C 10
C 3
C 4
D 4
Greco
North
1 S
Dbl
Dbl

2nd
A
5
4
A
Q
8
8
Rodwell
East
Dbl
5 H
AP

3rd
10
3
7
9
K
J
Q
Hampson
South
2 NT
Pass


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


Par +500
5 H× EW -3
S 10 9 8 5
H 5 4
D A K 9
C A J 6 3




TieDiamond 50-315 H× East -3+5005 H× West -3+500


Board 22
E-W Vul
S Q J 9 6 4
H Q J 8
D 10 8
C J 7 5
Bathurst
West

1 H
Pass



Lead
S Q
H A
H 4
H 8
D 5
D K
D Q
D 3
S K
S 10
D 4
C 6
Katz
North

Pass
2 S



2nd
8
2
5
9
8
6
7
J
4
J
C 4
8
Moss
East
1 D
2 H
3 H



3rd
A
J
Q
S 5
A
9
C 9
H 6
C 3
H 10
S 7
Nickell
South
Pass
Pass
AP



4th
3
3
7
K
2
10
S 6
C 5
2
C 2
S 9
Meckstroth
West

1 H
Rdbl
3 H
Dbl

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

Pass
2 S
3 S
AP

2nd
2
6
4
J
3
7
D 4
K
J
6
S 9
Rodwell
East
1 D
2 H
3 D
Pass


3rd
9
5
K
3
Q
C 2
A
6
C 3
8
9
Hampson
South
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


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


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








Nickell +4Diamond 50-353 H West =-1403 S× North -2-300


Board 23
Both Vul
S K
H K J 10 5
D A J 10 8 4
C Q 9 5
Bathurst
West

1 S

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

Dbl

2nd
Q
6
9
J
K
5
10
S 6
K
Moss
East

3 S

3rd
2
K
A
S 8
2
6
S 7
S 9
S 5
Nickell
South
Pass
AP

4th
3
5
7
Q
4
7
9
D 8
S Q
Meckstroth
West

1 S

Lead
C Q
C 3
D K
H 9
D A
D 10
S 5
Greco
North

Dbl

2nd
2
9
7
4
6
S 2
4
Rodwell
East

3 S

3rd
6
10
J
K
2
5
A
Hampson
South
Pass
AP

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


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



Diamond +7Diamond 57-353 S West +1-1703 S West -1+100


Board 24
None Vul
S A J 10 8
H Q J 8
D 9 6 5 3
C A J
Bathurst
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
H A
D K
S 2
H J
S 6
D J
Katz
North
1 D
2 S
Pass

2nd
8
3
4
K
Q
Moss
East
Pass
4 H
Dbl

3rd
10
8
A
S 3
10
Nickell
South
1 S
4 S
AP

4th
4
A
5
9
K
Meckstroth
West
Pass
4 H


Lead
C 9
S A
C J
H 2
H 3
Greco
North
1 D
Pass


2nd
10
5
K
4
J
Rodwell
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
A
9
3
A
K
Hampson
South
1 S
Pass


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


Par +100
4 H× EW -1
S 9 7 6 3 2
H 4
D A Q 10 7 4
C 9 3
Nickell +12Diamond 57-474 S× South +1+6904 H East -1+50


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

Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
C A
C 2
H 10
H 5
C K
C 5
S Q
S 8
Katz
North
Pass
1 NT
3 NT


2nd
A
7
9
D 2
C 6
S 5
D 5
9
Moss
East
Pass
2 C
AP


3rd
6
4
J
7
4
8
D 6
2
Nickell
South
1 C
2 NT



4th
3
3
Q
8
K
10
S 6
7
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
C A
C 2
H 5
H 6
C K
C 5
S 3
S 2
Greco
North
Pass
1 H
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
A
7
10
D 2
K
S J
D 5
5
7
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
4
J
9
10
8
D 6
A
Q
Hampson
South
1 C
2 S
3 S


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


Par +430
4 NT NS
S A K 4 2
H A
D A 8 6 2
C A 8 6 2




TieDiamond 57-473 NT North +1+4303 NT North +1+430


Board 26
Both Vul
S
H J
D A K Q 10 8 7 6 4 2
C A Q 6
Bathurst
West

1 D


Lead
S K
D A
C A
Katz
North

6 D


2nd
3
J
3
Moss
East
1 C
AP


3rd
10
3
2
Nickell
South
Pass



4th
D 4
5
10
Meckstroth
West

1 D
5 H

Lead
D K
C A
D A
H Q
Greco
North

5 D
6 D

2nd
J
3
H 2
4
Rodwell
East
1 C
Pass
6 H

3rd
3
2
9
3
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par +500
6 S× EW -2
S 8 3
H A 4
D 9 3
C J 9 8 7 5 4 2
Nickell +15Nickell 62-576 D North =+13706 H West -2+200


Board 27
None Vul
S A 8 3
H A 9 8 6
D A K 5 4
C 10 3
Bathurst
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
H Q
H 2
Katz
North

1 NT
3 C
4 H

2nd
A
3
K
Moss
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
6
A
Nickell
South
Pass
2 D
3 NT


4th
10
5
10
Meckstroth
West

Pass
3 S
AP

Lead
S 10
C 2
H Q
H 9
Greco
North

2 NT
Pass


2nd
3
A
K
10
Rodwell
East

Dbl
Pass


3rd
Q
6
A
J
Hampson
South
1 H
3 C
4 H


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


Par +450
5 H NS
S 5 4
H Q J 7 4 2
D 8 3 2
C A K 4
Nickell +1Nickell 63-574 H North +2+4804 H South +1+450


Board 28
N-S Vul
S K 8 7
H A 9
D K 8 5
C A K 9 8 3
Bathurst
West
1 D
Pass

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

2nd
4
5
10
5
6
7
8
5
9
Moss
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
S 2
H 2
9
A
D 2
4
J
10
Nickell
South
2 D


4th
A
2
J
3
8
H Q
6
7
K
Meckstroth
West
1 D
Pass

Lead
C 6
C K
C 9
S 5
D 3
C 7
D 10
D Q
S J
H A
H 9
Greco
North
1 NT
2 H

2nd
4
5
10
A
5
H 7
8
K
9
3
8
Rodwell
East
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
S 2
H 2
7
J
H Q
4
A
3
4
10
Hampson
South
2 D


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S 9 5 2
H K 10 7 4 2
D 9 7 6 2
C 4




Diamond +5Nickell 63-622 H North -1-1002 H North =+110


Board 29
Both Vul
S K 8 2
H K Q 9 8
D 3
C K Q 7 6 4
Bathurst
West

Pass
AP

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


2nd
5
5
8
A
D 2
4
J
H 3
S 4
10
J
Moss
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
2
A
K
6
D 5
A
Q
D 8
D 9
D J
5
Nickell
South
2 S
3 NT


4th
9
2
10
4
Q
6
S 3
D 7
D Q
D 10
Meckstroth
West

Pass


Lead
D Q
D 7
C 3
C 4
H 5
C 6
D A
S 7
C Q
C 7
Greco
North
2 D
Pass


2nd
3
S 2
2
10
2
S 4
5
5
H 10
H J
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
S 6
K
A
K
9
H 8
K
D 8
Hampson
South
3 NT



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


Par +660
5 NT North
S A J 7
H 6 5
D A J 9 8 2
C A 9 3





TieNickell 63-623 NT North +2+6603 NT South +2+660


Board 30
None Vul
S 6 5 2
H A 10 3
D 8 6 5 4
C 10 9 8
Bathurst
West

2 D
Pass


Lead
D A
D 2
H Q
S A
S K
C 4
C 2
D Q
S Q
Katz
North

Pass
2 S


2nd
4
5
K
8
D 3
3
5
6
H 4
Moss
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
9
S 4
7
2
5
8
Q
H 6
6
Nickell
South
1 S
Dbl



4th
J
K
3
7
10
K
9
S 3
J
Meckstroth
West

1 D
Dbl
Pass

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

Pass
2 S
3 S

2nd
3
8
D 2
3
J
A
2
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
9
2
5
8
Q
6
5
C 7
Hampson
South
1 C
1 S
3 D


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


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




Nickell +5Nickell 68-622 S South =+1103 S South -2-100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 3OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 31
N-S Vul
S Q 6 5
H J 10 8
D Q 7 4 2
C A 6 2
Diamond
West

Pass



Lead
S 7
H 2
H 9
H Q
H 6
H 3
S K
C 10
C 9
Levin
North

Pass



2nd
10
4
J
D 6
S 8
C 4
2
3
D 9
Platnick
East

1 NT



3rd
Q
A
K
7
5
C 7
4
8
J
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP



4th
A
8
C 5
10
S 6
C 6
5
2
A
Meckstroth
West

Pass
2 C
3 H

Lead
D A
D K
D 9
Greco
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
8
10
Rodwell
East

1 NT
2 H
4 H

3rd
7
2
Q
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -420
4 H EW
S J 8 7 3 2
H 4
D A K 9 6
C 5 4 3




Nickell +7Nickell 75-621 NT East +1-1204 H East =-420


Board 32
E-W Vul
S Q J 8 6 4
H Q J 8 2
D A 8
C 10 8
Diamond
West
1 NT
Pass

Lead
C A
C K
D J
H A
Levin
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
8
10
8
10
Platnick
East
4 D
Pass

3rd
2
6
K
Weinstein
South
4 S


4th
5
4
3
Meckstroth
West
1 NT
Pass

Lead
C A
C Q
D J
H A
Greco
North
2 C
Pass

2nd
8
10
8
10
Rodwell
East
2 H
Pass

3rd
2
9
K
Hampson
South
4 S


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


Par -300
5 S× NS -2
S A K 10 9 7 5
H 10
D Q 9 7 3
C 5 4
TieNickell 75-624 S South -1-504 S South -1-50


Board 33
None Vul
S 6 3 2
H K J 10 5
D A Q J 4
C J 3
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
S K
S 5
D 7
S 10
C Q
H 7
H 5
H 2
H 10
Levin
North
1 D
2 H
3 NT

2nd
2
3
6
2
C 6
A
4
6
Q
C K
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
8
9
Q
D 3
4
J
A
K
C 2
Weinstein
South
2 C
2 NT


4th
4
J
Q
K
C 3
J
3
8
C 7
9
Meckstroth
West

Pass


Lead
S A
D 9
C J
H 7
C 3
D 3
S 7
S 5
H A
H 2
Greco
North
1 D
3 NT


2nd
2
A
K
4
7
Q
Q
6
8
9
Rodwell
East
Pass
AP


3rd
8
5
A
J
8
K
K
9
5
10
Hampson
South
2 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT South
S Q J 4
H A 7 2
D 8 7
C A 10 8 6 2




TieNickell 75-623 NT South -1-503 NT South -1-50


Board 34
N-S Vul
S 9 8 2
H 9 8 7 6 4 3
D A 6
C A 6
Diamond
West

2 C
AP

Lead
S Q
H K
C K
H 4
C J
S 3
Levin
North

2 H


2nd
A
A
A
Q
7
5
Platnick
East
Pass
4 C


3rd
7
3
4
10
10
6
Weinstein
South
1 D
4 H


4th
2
2
3
5
6
Meckstroth
West

1 NT
AP

Lead
S J
H K
D K
H 4
D 10
C K
S 9
Greco
North

2 H


2nd
A
A
A
Q
J
A
3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
6
3
4
10
Q
4
5
Hampson
South
1 D
3 H


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


Par +500
5 C× EW -3
S A K 10 5
H K J 10
D J 7 3 2
C 7 3

Nickell +10Nickell 85-624 H North =+6203 H North +1+170


Board 35
E-W Vul
S K J 10
H K 6 4 3
D 7 6 3
C 9 6 5
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 7
C 5
C 4
D 9
S 5
S K
Levin
North

1 H


2nd
10
K
Q
3
2
Platnick
East

Pass


3rd
8
A
9
Q
J
Weinstein
South
1 C
1 S


4th
3
10
J
K
4
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
C 5
C 4
D Q
Greco
North

2 NT


2nd
10
J
10
Rodwell
East

Pass


3rd
4
A
9
Hampson
South
2 C
3 C


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S A Q 5 3
H
D K J 2
C A 8 7 4 3 2
Nickell +1Nickell 86-621 S South +3+1703 C South +2+150


Board 36
Both Vul
S Q 10 9 7 4
H A
D A 9 6 3 2
C 4 2
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 9
C 2
H J
C K
S A
S 5
S 10
Levin
North
1 S
2 D
4 H
5 S
6 S

2nd
5
6
10
5
2
H 2
J
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
A
C 4
D 6
4
Q
K
Weinstein
South
2 C
4 D
4 NT
5 NT


4th
A
3
4
Q
3
8
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

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


2nd
8
6
5
2
3
8
6
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
A
4
A
5
A
D 2
Hampson
South
2 NT
3 D
4 NT
7 S


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


Par +2210
7 S NS
S A K 6 5
H Q J 5
D 8
C A K J 9 8



Diamond +13Nickell 86-756 S North +1+14607 S North =+2210


Board 37
N-S Vul
S A 10 8 7 2
H 6
D 10 9 5 2
C 7 5 3
Diamond
West

Dbl
AP

Lead
H A
H K
C 6
S 5
D 5
S 3
C J
S 6
Levin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
8
10
2
4
4
8
10
Platnick
East
Pass
4 S


3rd
6
C 3
7
Q
J
K
A
Weinstein
South
4 H
Dbl


4th
2
J
Q
A
Q
H Q
5
Meckstroth
West

2 C
AP

Lead
C K
C A
C 9
H K
H A
H Q
H 9
H 7
H 5
S 4
D 10
Greco
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
5
7
10
8
C 4
C 2
S Q
S 6
3
7
Rodwell
East
Pass
3 C


3rd
8
J
Q
6
S 2
S 7
D 2
D 5
D 9
A
Hampson
South
1 C
4 H


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


Par +100
3 S× EW -1
S 4
H A K Q 9 7 5 4 3
D K J
C 10 6





Nickell +5Nickell 91-754 S× East -1+1004 H South -1-100


Board 38
E-W Vul
S A 10
H A K 8 5
D 9 6 5 4 3
C J 5
Diamond
West

Pass

Lead
C K
C 6
D 2
D J
H 7
D 5
H 4
D 6
Levin
North

Pass

2nd
5
J
Q
4
A
8
K
K
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
10
A
A
7
6
S J
9
S K
Weinstein
South
2 S


4th
2
8
3
10
2
S Q
J
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
C K
S 3
D 3
D A
C 6
S 7
D 5
Greco
North

Pass

2nd
5
10
2
4
J
4
7
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
6
10
8
A
9
S J
Hampson
South
2 S


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


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

TieNickell 91-752 S South =+1102 S South =+110


Board 39
Both Vul
S J 10 4
H 8 3
D K 7 6 5 3
C A 4 3
Diamond
West

1 S


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

Pass


2nd
8
A
4
4
2
Platnick
East

4 S


3rd
A
8
K
10
6
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP


4th
Q
J
Q
K
5
Meckstroth
West

1 S
4 S

Lead
H 8
C 5
D 8
D 3
S Q
S 6
Greco
North

Pass
AP

2nd
J
4
4
9
3
D 2
Rodwell
East

2 NT


3rd
Q
K
Q
A
4
A
Hampson
South
1 H
Pass


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


Par -140
3 S EW
S Q
H Q 10 9 6 2
D A 4 2
C Q J 9 6
Nickell +12Nickell 103-754 S West -1+1004 S West =-620


Board 40
None Vul
S A J 10 6 4
H 9 8
D Q 6
C A 8 7 5
Diamond
West
1 D
5 H

Lead
S K
C J
H Q
H J
D 3
Levin
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
Q
2
4
6
4
Platnick
East
2 H
Pass

3rd
6
5
3
5
10
Weinstein
South
4 S
Pass

4th
2
Q
8
9
Meckstroth
West
1 NT
4 H

Lead
H 9
H J
H 10
S 2
Greco
North
2 S
Pass

2nd
Q
4
D 4
Rodwell
East
3 D
Pass

3rd
6
5
7
Hampson
South
3 S
Pass

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


Par -300
4 S× NS -2
S K 9 7 5 3
H 6 4
D J 9 4
C J 10 4
Nickell +10Nickell 113-755 H East -1+504 H West =-420


Board 41
E-W Vul
S 9 8
H A Q J 6 5
D A 10 9
C A 9 8
Diamond
West

Pass

Lead
D 5
D 3
D J
H 6
H 8
H Q
H J
H 5
C A
Levin
North
1 NT


2nd
2
10
C 3
3
9
S 4
C 5
C 7
J
Platnick
East
Pass


3rd
Q
K
6
K
A
S 5
S J
S 10
4
Weinstein
South
Pass


4th
9
4
A
4
10
2
7
S 2
2
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
D 5
H 5
H 8
H A
H Q
H 6
C A
Greco
North
1 NT


2nd
2
3
2
S 3
C 7
C 5
J
Rodwell
East
Pass


3rd
Q
K
J
C 3
C 4
S 5
6
Hampson
South
Pass


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


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


TieNickell 113-751 NT North =+901 NT North =+90


Board 42
Both Vul
S A K 2
H J 7 5
D 4
C Q 10 5 4 3 2
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 8
Levin
North

3 S
4 D
4 S


2nd
5
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Weinstein
South
2 NT
3 NT
4 H
6 C
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
H 4
Greco
North

3 C
4 C
4 S


2nd
2
A
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
8
Hampson
South
2 NT
3 S
4 D
5 C


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


Par +1430
6 S South
S Q J 4 3
H A Q
D Q 2
C A K J 9 8
Nickell +13Nickell 126-756 C South +1+13905 C North =+600


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

1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S A
D K
D 2
S 8
H 8
C 4
H 10
S 6
S 2
S 10
Levin
North

2 H
Dbl


2nd
3
A
H 2
H 3
6
8
A
C 5
D 3
H 5
Platnick
East

3 S
Pass


3rd
5
8
10
J
K
K
4
Q
7
C 2
Weinstein
South
1 D
Pass
3 NT


4th
4
4
Q
K
7
3
9
9
D 6
C 7
Meckstroth
West

1 S
4 S


Lead
S 3
D 8
H K
D 5
S 5
D 9
H 7
H 4
Greco
North

2 H
AP


2nd
Q
7
2
6
9
2
8
9
Rodwell
East

3 H



3rd
4
K
10
S 2
10
S J
J
S K
Hampson
South
1 D
Pass



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


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





Diamond +4Nickell 126-793 NT South -2-1004 S West -1+50


Board 44
N-S Vul
S 10 8 5
H Q 10 9
D K J 4 2
C 7 3 2
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 3
C 2
S 4
S 3
S K
H 8
C 3
C Q
Levin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
9
5
5
9
10
Q
K
6
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
9
A
J
7
6
A
7
Weinstein
South
1 C



4th
2
10
2
8
6
J
4
H 5
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 6
C 3
D A
Greco
North
Pass
1 NT


2nd
5
5
Rodwell
East
1 D
Pass


3rd
Q
Q
Hampson
South
Dbl
3 NT


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


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


Diamond +11Nickell 126-901 C South +1+903 NT North =+600


Board 45
Both Vul
S J 10 8 6
H 8 5 4
D A 10 2
C 9 4 2
Diamond
West

Pass


Lead
H A
S 7
C K
S 3
H 10
H J
H 7
S K
Levin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
4
10
A
8
Q
8
D 2
6
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
Q
2
9
K
3
S 4
2
Weinstein
South
1 NT



4th
6
A
7
5
5
9
D 3
D 7
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
2 H

Lead
S J
H A
H J
S A
C 3
H K
S 7
D 9
C 4
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
5
4
3
A
8
8
3
8
Rodwell
East
Pass
2 C


3rd
5
2
3
6
2
10
Q
K
Q
Hampson
South
1 NT
Pass


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S A 5
H Q 9 6
D Q 7 3
C K Q J 5 3



Diamond +5Nickell 126-951 NT South -1-1002 H West -1+100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 4OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 46
None Vul
S A 2
H J 10 9 7 6 2
D K 9 8
C 9 3
Bathurst
West

2 NT


Lead
H 10
D 10
H 2
Meckstroth
North

Pass


2nd
3
5
Moss
East
1 D
3 NT


3rd
A
K
Rodwell
South
1 S
AP


4th
4
2
Weinstein
West

3 D
5 C

Lead
H A
S 3
H 2
D 3
Greco
North

Pass
AP

2nd
4
7
5
4
Levin
East
1 C
3 S


3rd
J
A
C 6
K
Hampson
South
1 S
Pass


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


Par -110
3 C EW
S K Q 6 5 4 3
H A
D 10 6 3
C 8 7 6
Diamond +11Nickell 126-1063 NT West +1-4305 C East -2+100


Board 47
N-S Vul
S 7 6 2
H 5
D A 8 6 3
C J 10 7 5 4
Bathurst
West

2 C
Pass
2 H
AP

Lead
H 5
S 5
H 3
S 4
S J
C 3
S 10
C K
D 2
Meckstroth
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
7
4
6
9
A
H Q
4
H A
Moss
East

Pass
Rdbl
Pass


3rd
7
Q
S 2
A
D 5
2
D 6
D 4
A
Rodwell
South
1 C
Dbl
Pass
Dbl


4th
9
K
2
3
D 3
5
8
H 8
7
Weinstein
West

2 C
Pass
2 H
AP

Lead
H 5
C 3
H 7
C 8
D 2
D 3
C K
D Q
C Q
Greco
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
J
A
9
10
5
10
4
H A
7
Levin
East

Pass
Rdbl
Pass


3rd
3
6
S 7
H 10
A
K
D 7
6
S 8
Hampson
South
1 C
Dbl
Pass
Dbl


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


Par -110
2 H EW
S K 10 9 3
H K 8 7 3
D K Q J 2
C A





TieNickell 126-1062 H× West =-4702 H× West =-470


Board 48
E-W Vul
S J 9 8 3
H 10 3
D J 8 5 4
C 10 7 5
Bathurst
West
1 NT
Pass


Lead
S 9
C 4
D 2
C K
D 9
D 6
D Q
D 7
S Q
S 6
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
Q
5
A
4
8
H 9
S 10
C 2
C 3
Moss
East
3 NT



3rd
A
7
K
5
3
10
H 2
H 6
4
K
Rodwell
South
Pass



4th
2
6
A
8
H 4
H 8
J
H 3
3
Weinstein
West
1 C
1 NT
AP

Lead
D 2
C K
H K
D 9
D K
C 3
H 2
H 9
Greco
North
Pass
Pass


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


3rd
7
5
5
Q
6
7
J
D 8
Hampson
South
Pass
2 H


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


Par -110
3 D EW
S A 10
H A 9 8 4
D A
C K J 9 4 3 2




Nickell +7Nickell 133-1063 NT West -1+1002 H South -4-200


Board 49
None Vul
S K 8 5
H K 6
D A K Q 6
C 9 5 4 3
Bathurst
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 9
C 4
D 10
C 5
D J
H 6
C 2
D 3
C 9
S 5
S 9
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
3
6
7
Q
A
7
10
Q
S 6
7
J
Moss
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
J
K
K
4
Q
3
5
S 3
A
K
Rodwell
South
2 C
3 NT


4th
K
7
2
A
9
2
H 10
S 2
8
4
10
Weinstein
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 9
C 5
D 9
C 3
D J
H 6
C 2
D 7
C 9
S 5
S 3
Greco
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
3
6
3
Q
K
7
10
Q
S 7
6
Q
Levin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
J
A
K
2
Q
4
5
S 9
A
K
Hampson
South
2 C
3 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S A 9 3 2
H Q J 4 3
D 10 9
C K J 2





TieNickell 133-1063 NT North =+4003 NT North =+400


Board 50
N-S Vul
S Q 7 4
H J 10 6 4 3
D Q 5 3
C 10 3
Bathurst
West

2 C
AP


Lead
C A
C Q
D A
C 5
S 7
H 5
C 7
H 10
Meckstroth
North

2 H



2nd
J
8
7
S 2
3
2
S 9
K
Moss
East
1 NT
3 C



3rd
4
6
6
K
A
J
9
A
Rodwell
South
Dbl
3 H



4th
3
10
5
H 4
5
Q
H 3
7
Weinstein
West

Pass
4 C
AP

Lead
S 4
S 2
D 3
C A
C Q
Greco
North

2 C
4 S


2nd
8
5
A
8
J
Levin
East
1 NT
Dbl
5 C


3rd
K
Q
7
4
6
Hampson
South
Dbl
2 S
Dbl


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


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



Diamond +9Nickell 133-1153 H North -1-1005 C× West -2+300


Board 51
E-W Vul
S K 6 2
H Q 4
D K J 8 6 3
C 8 6 3
Bathurst
West

Dbl
3 S
5 D

Lead
C 3
D 9
D 6
H A
H 5
D J
C 4
H J
S J
Meckstroth
North

2 C
4 D
Pass

2nd
J
Q
7
4
Q
S 8
K
C 8
3
Moss
East

Pass
4 H
5 S

3rd
Q
K
10
6
10
4
S 7
S 5
Rodwell
South
1 H
3 D
5 C
AP

4th
2
2
A
2
3
H 9
6
7
Weinstein
West

2 S
Rdbl
Pass

Lead
C J
D 10
S 4
S 2
Greco
North

Pass
3 D
4 D

2nd
Q
A
K
8
Levin
East

Pass
3 S
AP

3rd
2
3
5
D 4
Hampson
South
1 H
Dbl
Pass


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


Par +130
4 D NS
S 3
H K 8 7 3 2
D 10 9 5 4
C A K Q




Nickell +2Nickell 135-1155 S West -2+2004 D North +1+150


Board 52
Both Vul
S Q 4 2
H 9 3 2
D A 9 8 7
C K 10 7
Bathurst
West
1 NT
Rdbl

Lead
D J
H 2
D 10
D Q
H A
H 7
D 6
S 3
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
K
K
3
S 8
9
3
S 7
Moss
East
2 H
4 S

3rd
A
6
C 3
S J
C 9
S 5
S A
Rodwell
South
Dbl
AP

4th
5
4
9
7
5
J
8
Weinstein
West
1 C
2 S

Lead
H Q
D 6
C 7
C 2
D Q
D 10
H A
C Q
C 8
D 5
Greco
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
9
4
J
S 8
2
10
D 9
H 6
Levin
East
1 S
4 S

3rd
3
K
A
K
C 5
S J
D 2
D 4
S 6
S A
Hampson
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 8 7
H Q J 8 6 5
D J 3
C A J 6 2



Diamond +1Nickell 135-1164 S East +1-6504 S East =-620


Board 53
N-S Vul
S K 4 3 2
H A J 10 7 5 3
D A 8
C 10
Bathurst
West

Pass



Lead
S 8
S 3
D K
H A
C 10
C 4
S 4
Meckstroth
North
1 H
Pass



2nd
9
H 6
5
9
2
5
D 4
Moss
East
2 D
Pass



3rd
10
J
6
2
A
H 3
A
Rodwell
South
4 H




4th
K
5
A
4
3
9
6
Weinstein
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

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

2nd
9
2
7
4
Levin
East
2 D
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
Q
D 8
J
Hampson
South
2 NT
3 S
5 H


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


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


Diamond +13Nickell 135-1294 H North =+6206 H North =+1430


Board 54
E-W Vul
S Q 9 6
H K
D K Q J 9 6
C Q 9 8 7
Bathurst
West

1 S
2 S
4 S

Lead
D Q
H A
H Q
S 9
D 3
C 6
D 4
C 4
D 8
C K
H 10
H 9
Meckstroth
North

2 D
Pass
Dbl

2nd
A
4
5
A
H 3
7
H J
8
S J
J
C 10
Moss
East
1 H
Dbl
4 H
AP

3rd
10
D 5
D 7
10
S 4
S 2
S 7
S 3
C 5
9
C Q
Rodwell
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl


4th
2
K
S 6
5
9
2
6
3
K
H 2
6
Weinstein
West

1 S
3 S


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

2 D
Pass


2nd
A
3
4
A
5
3
7
10
8
Levin
East
1 H
3 D
4 S


3rd
10
D 7
D 2
10
S 5
H 9
S 2
S 8
S 3
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S J 10
H J 10 9 5 4 3
D 10
C A K 3 2







Nickell +7Nickell 142-1294 S× West -2+5004 S West -2+200


Board 55
Both Vul
S K Q 5 3 2
H J 7
D A 7 6 5 3
C 9
Bathurst
West

2 C
5 C


Lead
S Q
S 3
Meckstroth
North

2 S
AP


2nd
8
9
Moss
East

4 C



3rd
7
4
Rodwell
South
1 H
4 S



4th
J
A
Weinstein
West

2 C
5 C
AP

Lead
C A
S A
S J
D A
D 3
Greco
North

Dbl
Dbl


2nd
9
2
K
10
C 2
Levin
East

4 C
Pass


3rd
7
10
9
4
K
Hampson
South
1 H
Pass
5 D


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


Par +140
3 S NS
S 7 6 4
H A K Q 9 5
D K 9 8 4
C 6
Nickell +5Nickell 147-1295 C West -1+1005 D South -1-100


Board 56
None Vul
S 10 9 8
H A 10 6
D J 10 9 4
C 10 6 2
Bathurst
West
Pass
1 NT

Lead
C J
S 5
C 6
S 4
H 5
C 10
H K
D 7
H 8
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
7
A
Q
A
Q
3
3
10
Moss
East
1 S
2 C

3rd
2
6
7
C 8
J
D 5
7
A
C 5
Rodwell
South
Pass
AP

4th
K
9
4
10
2
9
6
4
Weinstein
West
Pass
1 NT

Lead
D 10
C 4
C K
C Q
C 5
D A
D Q
H 5
D J
S 10
Greco
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
6
2
J
H 4
D 5
4
9
A
S 3
Levin
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
8
A
3
8
9
7
S 2
J
H Q
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass

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


Par -130
4 C EW
S A K Q 7
H Q 4 3 2
D 8 5 3
C J 7



Diamond +1Nickell 147-1302 C East +1-1101 NT West =-90


Board 57
E-W Vul
S K J 10
H A K 7 5 2
D K 6
C 10 4 2
Bathurst
West

Pass

Lead
C 6
H Q
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
Q
9
Moss
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
2
Rodwell
South
3 NT


4th
2
4
Weinstein
West

Pass

Lead
C 5
C 3
C K
C 6
C 9
D 4
Greco
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
7
10
Q
H 3
D 3
9
Levin
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
J
A
D 2
S 8
S 3
A
Hampson
South
3 NT


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


Par +200
4 D× West -1
S A Q 2
H Q 10 8 3
D 10 9 3
C Q 8 7
Nickell +11Nickell 158-1303 NT North =+4003 NT North -2-100


Board 58
Both Vul
S J 10 8 7
H 10 8 7 6
D Q 10
C 5 3 2
Bathurst
West

Pass
2 H

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

2 C
AP

2nd
8
5
4
2
4
D 2
4
6
9
7
H 5
Moss
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
5
7
J
7
2
3
2
4
A
D 3
H 8
Rodwell
South
Dbl
Pass


4th
K
Q
3
5
J
K
6
10
10
Q
Weinstein
West

1 H


Lead
H K
D 3
C 10
S K
S Q
D 2
Greco
North

Pass


2nd
2
5
2
2
A
Q
Levin
East
1 D
2 D


3rd
6
K
7
7
8
A
Hampson
South
Dbl
AP


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S K Q 9
H K Q 4
D 6 5
C A Q 9 8 6





Nickell +7Nickell 165-1302 H West -2+2002 D East +1-110


Board 59
None Vul
S K 9
H A 6 4 2
D K Q 8 5
C Q 7 6
Bathurst
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
D 10
S 10
H 4
S 8
H A
Meckstroth
North

1 H
3 NT


2nd
A
4
3
5
2
8
Moss
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Q
4
Q
H 2
3
Rodwell
South
1 D
2 H
4 H


4th
9
A
K
J
6
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
D 7
C 10
H 2
H 3
D Q
D 5
S 3
D 8
Greco
North

1 H
3 NT


2nd
A
2
4
5
D 4
6
C 9
5
Levin
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
2
K
5
Q
A
10
H 7
K
Hampson
South
1 D
2 H
4 H


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


Par +450
5 H NS
S A 8 7 3
H Q 9 7 3
D 10 7
C A K 4




TieNickell 165-1304 H North =+4204 H North =+420


Board 60
N-S Vul
S K 7 6 4 3
H 10 7 6
D 9 6 4
C A 10
Bathurst
West
1 H
2 S
3 D
3 NT

Lead
C 3
D 2
S A
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
5
4
Moss
East
2 D
3 C
3 H
6 D

3rd
10
10
H 3
Rodwell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
J
4
8
Weinstein
West
2 D
3 H
4 D


Lead
C A
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
6
Levin
East
2 NT
4 C
5 D


3rd
5
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -920
6 D EW
S Q 10 9 8
H K 9 8
D 8 5
C 5 4 3 2
Diamond +11Nickell 165-1416 D East =-9205 D West +1-420


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 5OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 65
None Vul
S A 10 5
H Q 7
D J 10 9 2
C 8 5 3 2
Diamond
West

2 D


Lead
S 4
C 7
H 2
H 9
C K
D 3
D 6
H 4
C Q
S 3
Levin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
7
3
A
9
A
C 5
6
Platnick
East
1 NT
2 H


3rd
10
J
J
Q
H 6
Q
2
5
D 4
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP


4th
K
8
A
K
2
K
7
D 5
3
Katz
West

1 H
2 H

Lead
D J
C J
D 6
D 10
S 5
H 2
S 8
D 2
H 3
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
2
3
8
3
7
6
H 5
Q
Nickell
East
1 C
1 NT


3rd
K
7
9
5
J
K
A
H 9
J
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -140
3 H East
S J 8 4
H A 9
D K 6 5
C A 10 9 6 4




Diamond +5Nickell 165-1462 H East +1-1402 H West -1+50


Board 66
N-S Vul
S K 7 5
H 2
D Q 7 6 5 3
C A Q 8 3
Diamond
West

2 H

Lead
H 7
S 10
C 10
H K
H J
S K
D 5
S J
C 7
C 8
D 2
Levin
North

4 S

2nd
2
2
3
4
5
9
8
8
6
9
9
Platnick
East
1 H
AP

3rd
A
A
4
D 3
S 7
4
A
D 6
A
S 6
7
Weinstein
South
1 S


4th
8
5
J
9
3
3
4
H 10
2
5
K
Katz
West

2 H

Lead
H 5
H 3
S Q
C 5
C 2
S J
Greco
North

4 S

2nd
2
J
A
3
J
3
Nickell
East
1 H
AP

3rd
A
4
5
K
6
7
Hampson
South
1 S


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S Q J 6 4 2
H K J 8
D A 10 2
C J 7




TieNickell 165-1464 S South =+6204 S South =+620


Board 67
E-W Vul
S A 6 4
H 7
D 10 9 5 3
C J 10 9 6 2
Diamond
West

Pass
Dbl


Lead
C Q
C 8
C K
D K
D A
D 6
Levin
North

Pass
5 C


2nd
J
H 5
S 5
2
7
J
Platnick
East

Dbl
AP


3rd
7
6
10
3
5
9
Weinstein
South
1 NT
2 C



4th
A
3
H Q
4
8
Katz
West

Pass
3 C
Dbl

Lead
H 3
D 8
H 4
C 10
H 9
C 6
D K
D 6
Greco
North

Pass
3 S
AP

2nd
7
A
5
3
K
7
7
J
Nickell
East

2 C
Pass


3rd
A
2
C J
A
C 2
K
5
9
Hampson
South
1 NT
Dbl
5 C


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


Par +130
4 C NS
S J 7
H 9 6 4
D A K 6
C A K 8 5 4



Nickell +2Nickell 167-1465 C South -1-505 C× South -1-100


Board 68
Both Vul
S J 8 4 2
H Q 8 7
D 7 5 4
C A 8 6
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass
4 C
5 C

Lead
D K
C Q
D 2
S K
S 7
D 4
Levin
North
Pass
2 S
Pass
Dbl

2nd
3
S 5
J
3
10
C 7
Platnick
East
1 C
3 C
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
6
8
9
8
Weinstein
South
Dbl
3 D
4 S


4th
A
6
5
A
J
9
Katz
West
Pass
Pass
4 C


Lead
C K
S K
D A
D 2
S 6
C A
C 8
D Q
D J
H 6
H A
Greco
North
Pass
2 S
4 S


2nd
6
3
8
K
9
4
5
9
10
3
9
Nickell
East
1 C
3 C
Dbl


3rd
10
2
3
6
J
H 2
S 10
7
H 7
Q
4
Hampson
South
1 S
3 H
AP


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


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






Nickell +12Nickell 179-1465 C× East -2+5004 S× South -1-200


Board 69
N-S Vul
S Q J 7 3
H A J 9 6 4 3
D 3
C A 2
Diamond
West

Pass

Lead
C Q
C J
H A
H 3
C 10
S 7
S 9
S J
H Q
S 8
H 8
Levin
North
2 D


2nd
7
8
2
5
K
2
Q
D 6
D 4
3
D Q
Platnick
East
Pass


3rd
6
4
7
D 2
D 3
K
10
4
D J
D K
D A
Weinstein
South
Pass


4th
2
A
10
K
5
A
5
6
J
D 5
Katz
West

Dbl

Lead
C Q
C J
S J
S 3
C K
H A
H J
S 9
H Q
Greco
North
1 H
2 H

2nd
7
8
2
10
H 3
2
5
Q
D 4
Nickell
East
Pass
AP

3rd
6
4
4
K
5
7
D 2
H 8
C 3
Hampson
South
1 NT


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S K 5 4
H 7
D Q 8 7 5 4 2
C 10 8 7




Diamond +3Nickell 179-1492 D North -3-3002 H North -2-200


Board 70
E-W Vul
S K 9 7 3
H A 4
D Q J 5 4 2
C Q 4
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H Q
S 3
S 5
Levin
North

1 D
3 H
4 S
5 H


2nd
7
4
J
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
A
K
Weinstein
South
1 C
2 NT
4 C
4 NT
5 S


4th
A
6
2
Katz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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

3 C
4 H
4 NT
6 NT


2nd
4
3
3
10
5
9
D 7
H 6
D 8
H 9
7
6
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP


3rd
J
2
Q
S 5
A
D 4
S 3
D 5
A
H 7
2
9
Hampson
South
2 NT
3 S
4 S
5 H



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


Par +990
6 NT NS
S A 10 8 5
H K 10 7
D K
C A K J 10 7










Diamond +11Nickell 179-1605 S North =+4506 NT South =+990


Board 71
Both Vul
S 8 6 3
H K Q 8 7
D 2
C K Q 7 6 4
Diamond
West

1 NT

Lead
C 4
S 4
H 4
H J
Levin
North

Pass

2nd
J
5
K
3
Platnick
East

3 NT

3rd
8
A
A
2
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP

4th
3
6
6
8
Katz
West

1 NT

Lead
C Q
H 4
H J
C K
Greco
North

Pass

2nd
2
7
6
9
Nickell
East

3 NT

3rd
8
A
5
10
Hampson
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -630
4 NT EW
S 10 5 2
H 9 6 3
D J 10 9 7 5
C 10 8
TieNickell 179-1603 NT West +2-6603 NT West +2-660


Board 72
None Vul
S 10 6 5 2
H 8 2
D Q 10 8 5 2
C A 4
Diamond
West
Pass
1 H
3 C
4 H

Lead
D 2
H 3
H 7
H 5
C 2
S 9
C 3
S 2
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
K
6
8
10
4
K
A
Platnick
East
1 C
1 NT
3 H


3rd
3
Q
A
J
10
6
7
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
4
2
4
D 5
J
3
8
Katz
West
Pass
2 H
4 H


Lead
C Q
D 5
H 3
H J
H 7
C K
C 10
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
2
A
4
8
D 2
8
J
Nickell
East
1 H
2 NT



3rd
A
9
Q
5
A
3
5
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass



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


Par -420
4 H EW
S A J 9
H 10 6 4
D J 9 6 3
C Q J 8



TieNickell 179-1604 H West =-4204 H East =-420


Board 73
E-W Vul
S K 9 8 7 2
H 9 8 3 2
D Q 9 2
C Q
Diamond
West

2 D


Lead
D 6
C 2
D 7
Levin
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
Q
3
Platnick
East
2 C
3 C


3rd
9
K
Q
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP


4th
5
A
8
Katz
West

1 H
3 C

Lead
D 6
C 2
H 5
Greco
North
Pass
2 S
AP

2nd
J
Q
J
Nickell
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
9
K
2
Hampson
South
Dbl
Pass


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


Par -600
5 C EW
S A 10 4 3
H Q 6 5
D K 7 6 4
C A 3
Nickell +1Nickell 180-1603 C East +1-1303 C East +2-150


Board 74
Both Vul
S J 10 9 8
H 9
D 9 3
C A 10 6 5 4 2
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
S Q
H 7
S 6
D A
D J
H Q
C 9
Levin
North

2 S
3 C

2nd
3
K
9
4
9
3
4
J
Platnick
East
1 S
Pass
AP

3rd
H 2
C 8
A
C 7
10
8
S 8
A
Weinstein
South
1 NT
2 NT


4th
J
10
3
9
2
K
5
Katz
West

Pass


Lead
D 10
D J
C 9
C 2
S A
Greco
North

2 C


2nd
K
9
8
K
3
Nickell
East
1 S
AP


3rd
A
8
A
Q
H 2
Hampson
South
Dbl



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


Par -140
3 H EW
S K 5 4 3
H K Q 3
D K Q 4 2
C Q 9


Diamond +7Nickell 180-1673 C North -2-2002 C North =+90


Board 75
None Vul
S K 9 5
H J 8 7 6
D K Q 7 6 2
C 10
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass
1 NT
AP

Lead
C Q
H 2
D 8
H 3
H 5
S Q
S 8
Levin
North

1 D
Pass
Pass


2nd
10
9
A
7
K
K
10
Platnick
East

Pass
Dbl
Pass


3rd
A
4
2
A
S 3
A
J
Weinstein
South
Pass
1 S
Pass
2 S


4th
6
6
3
10
8
4
5
Katz
West

Pass
3 D



Lead
D 8
H 6
C 9
C 3
C 4
C 8
S Q
D 4
H 7
D J
Greco
North

Pass
Dbl



2nd
5
2
Q
D 7
K
J
K
S 4
A
Nickell
East

1 NT
3 NT



3rd
Q
9
10
A
7
S 5
A
9
10
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP



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


Par -110
3 C EW
S 10 7 6 4 2
H K 10 9
D 8
C K 9 8 6






Diamond +3Nickell 180-1702 S South -1-503 NT East -1+50


Board 76
N-S Vul
S 6 2
H J 10 9
D K Q 9 3 2
C Q 10 9
Diamond
West
Pass
1 D
1 NT


Lead
D 4
S A
S K
S Q
C 6
H 4
S 10
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
5
7
3
8
4
9
J
Platnick
East
1 C
1 S
4 S


3rd
Q
4
H 2
D 7
K
A
C 3
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
A
2
6
D 3
10
8
C 9
Katz
West
Pass
2 D
3 C
4 H

Lead
D 4
S A
S K
S Q
C 10
S J
D K
H 5
H K
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
3
7
8
6
H 2
6
10
Q
Nickell
East
2 C
2 S
3 H


3rd
Q
4
D 7
D 10
A
H J
8
A
7
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -450
5 H EW
S J 8 7 3
H Q 8
D J 8 4
C A 8 4 2




TieNickell 180-1704 S East =-4204 H East =-420


Board 77
Both Vul
S J 8 2
H 7 4
D K J 10 6
C K J 7 2
Diamond
West

Dbl

Lead
H Q
H J
D 4
C 2
C 5
S 4
D 2
D A
S 5
H 5
D 7
Levin
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
8
8
9
7
9
10
H 3
Q
A
K
Platnick
East
1 D
1 NT

3rd
7
4
9
10
8
K
Q
3
3
C J
S 7
Weinstein
South
1 H
AP

4th
9
K
J
A
6
2
H 6
6
8
D 5
C 4
Katz
West

Pass

Lead
D 3
S 7
C A
C 5
D K
S 9
D J
H 4
C Q
H Q
Greco
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
Q
2
K
A
3
4
K
H 10
A
Nickell
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
Q
K
9
3
H 3
J
C 10
5
D 9
7
Hampson
South
2 H


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


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




Diamond +5Nickell 180-1751 NT East =-902 H South =+110


Board 78
None Vul
S A 10 8
H 10 9
D Q 4 3
C J 10 9 8 5
Diamond
West

3 H

Lead
S 5
D 3
H K
D 5
Levin
North

Pass

2nd
2
2
9
6
Platnick
East
2 H
Pass

3rd
A
10
2
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass

4th
4
K
A
Katz
West

Pass

Lead
D 7
C 6
S 3
S 10
S 5
H 2
S 6
Greco
North

1 NT

2nd
6
A
2
7
J
A
Nickell
East
Pass
2 H

3rd
Q
2
A
K
8
7
Hampson
South
1 D
AP

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


Par -140
3 H EW
S K 6 5 3
H A 6
D 10 8 7 5
C A 7 4
TieNickell 180-1753 H East =-1402 H East +1-140


Board 79
N-S Vul
S 9 4 2
H 7
D A Q 10 8 2
C K 7 6 2
Diamond
West

1 C
2 NT

Lead
S 9
C 4
H Q
D 4
D 10
S 5
S Q
C Q
Levin
North

1 D
Pass

2nd
3
6
K
Q
J
J
4
7
Platnick
East

2 D
3 NT

3rd
8
10
7
3
H 3
A
6
5
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
K
J
2
9
5
2
10
3
Katz
West

1 NT


Lead
D 8
S 3
S K
S Q
C 4
C 8
S 7
C 5
H K
H 6
D 3
Greco
North

Pass


2nd
J
8
4
9
2
Q
H 3
3
7
D 10
Nickell
East

3 NT


3rd
9
A
5
6
10
K
H 5
9
2
A
Hampson
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S J 10 8
H Q J 9 8 4 3
D 9
C J 8 3





TieNickell 180-1753 NT West =-4003 NT West =-400


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 6OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 80
E-W Vul
S K Q 8 6 3
H 4
D K J 7 2
C 10 7 5
Diamond
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D A
H 8
S A
S J
H 2
Katz
North
Pass
2 H
3 S
4 D
5 D


2nd
3
A
2
9
J
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
6
3
6
S K
Nickell
South
2 C
3 H
4 C
4 NT
6 S


4th
2
4
4
5
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
Greco
North
Pass
1 S
2 NT
3 S
4 NT


2nd
K
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
Hampson
South
1 C
2 C
3 H
4 S
6 H


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


Par +980
6 S NS
S A J 10
H A K Q 9 7 3 2
D 3
C A K


Nickell +14Nickell 194-1756 S North =+9806 H South -1-50


Board 81
None Vul
S 10 9 8 4
H 5 4
D 10
C A 9 8 7 5 4
Diamond
West

Dbl
3 H
4 S

Lead
S 5
S 3
Katz
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
AP

2nd
2
H 8
Platnick
East
1 C
3 D
3 S


3rd
8
Nickell
South
2 H
Pass
Pass


4th
A
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
3 H
5 D

Lead
S 5
D A
D 5
Greco
North
Pass
Rdbl
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
6
2
Rodwell
East
1 C
Pass
4 D
6 D

3rd
8
4
K
Hampson
South
2 D
2 H
Pass
AP

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


Par -460
5 NT EW
S 5
H K Q 8 7 6 3 2
D 6 2
C 10 3 2
Nickell +10Nickell 204-1754 S East +2-4806 D East =-920


Board 82
N-S Vul
S A 6 5
H Q J
D A K 7 5 2
C 10 7 2
Diamond
West

1 H

Lead
S 5
H 2
H K
D 3
C 2
D 10
S 2
Katz
North

Pass

2nd
3
J
5
8
6
5
8
Platnick
East
1 D
2 H

3rd
10
A
9
J
J
4
A
Nickell
South
Pass
AP

4th
K
3
Q
K
Q
Q
4
Meckstroth
West

1 H

Lead
D A
H J
Greco
North

Pass

2nd
3
A
Rodwell
East
1 D
2 H

3rd
8
3
Hampson
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -140
3 H EW
S J 10 7 2
H 5 3
D Q 8
C A J 9 4 3
Diamond +1Nickell 204-1762 H West +1-1402 H West =-110


Board 83
E-W Vul
S 8 7 5
H K 5
D 10 9 6 4 2
C 7 6 2
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
D K
D Q
C 9
C A
C 8
Katz
North

3 D


2nd
2
3
S 2
5
7
S 5
Platnick
East

Pass


3rd
10
2
4
K
D 8
Nickell
South
1 D
3 NT


4th
J
7
A
6
Q
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP

Lead
C 4
D K
C 10
C K
Greco
North

1 D


2nd
2
3
J
7
Rodwell
East

Pass


3rd
9
2
A
Hampson
South
1 C
1 NT


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


Par -140
3 H EW
S A 9 3
H A J 4
D K Q J 5
C Q J 5
Diamond +5Nickell 204-1813 NT South -1-501 NT South +1+120


Board 84
Both Vul
S 10 5 3
H 8 6
D A 7 6
C A J 6 5 4
Diamond
West
Pass
1 H




Lead
D A
H 4
H K
D K
D J
D 10
Katz
North
Pass
Pass




2nd
2
6
Q
4
8
Q
Platnick
East
1 D
4 H




3rd
3
A
7
C 2
C 7
Nickell
South
Pass
AP




4th
H 3
2
8
6
7
Meckstroth
West
Pass
1 H
3 S
4 C
5 D

Lead
H 6
D 2
S 2
D 5
S A
S 8
D 9
H 9
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
4
5
3
3
10
8
8
Rodwell
East
1 D
3 H
3 NT
4 D
6 H

3rd
2
H 4
K
H 3
C 3
H 5
H J
K
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1430
6 H West
S Q 9 7 6 4
H Q 2
D Q 8 4 3
C Q 8




Nickell +12Nickell 216-1814 H West +3-7106 H West =-1430


Board 85
N-S Vul
S A J 9 2
H 10 7
D 5 4
C K Q 10 7 2
Diamond
West

Dbl
Pass
Dbl

Lead
H 4
D 3
S 6
H 10
D 10
C 4
H Q
D K
S Q
S 8
Katz
North
Pass
1 NT
2 H
Pass

2nd
J
5
7
A
J
K
S 3
7
4
H 2
Platnick
East
1 C
Pass
Pass
2 NT

3rd
7
A
K
5
Q
3
C 2
6
5
10
Nickell
South
1 H
2 D
Pass
AP

4th
3
2
A
6
4
A
K
C 7
2
J
Meckstroth
West

Dbl



Lead
D 7
H 3
D 2
H J
S 3
S 6
C 2
Greco
North
1 D
Pass



2nd
3
Q
Q
10
2
7
8
Rodwell
East
1 NT
2 NT



3rd
5
6
4
8
Q
10
A
Hampson
South
2 H
AP



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


Par -90
1 NT EW
S 7 4
H Q 9 5 4 2
D J 9 8 7 2
C A





Diamond +5Nickell 216-1862 NT East =-1202 NT East -1+50


Board 86
E-W Vul
S K 9 8 4
H 8 4
D 6 5 4 3
C 7 4 2
Diamond
West

2 NT
3 NT

Lead
H 5
D Q
C A
S 10
Katz
North

Pass
AP

2nd
6
A
3
2
Platnick
East
1 NT
3 C


3rd
8
2
2
K
Nickell
South
2 D
Pass


4th
Q
6
5
Meckstroth
West

3 NT


Lead
H 5
C 5
C 3
H 10
D 2
D 7
C 8
S A
S Q
S 8
Greco
North

Pass


2nd
6
6
4
J
3
A
S 2
10
5
Rodwell
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
8
Q
10
4
Q
8
2
3
7
Hampson
South
2 H
Pass


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


Par -660
5 NT East
S 10 5
H K 10 7 5 3 2
D A 10
C A 8 6




Diamond +2Nickell 216-1883 NT East +2-6603 NT East =-600


Board 87
Both Vul
S 4
H 8 5 4
D J 9 6 2
C A Q 7 5 3
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
S 9
D 5
S 10
H 3
D 4
Katz
North

1 NT


2nd
2
8
K
A
5
7
Platnick
East

Pass


3rd
3
4
8
H 4
Q
S 7
Nickell
South
1 S
2 S


4th
A
K
6
6
2
9
Meckstroth
West

Dbl
Pass

Lead
S J
H 10
H 3
H 9
C 6
D 2
S 10
C 2
Greco
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
7
2
5
S 5
9
5
A
5
Rodwell
East

2 H
3 H

3rd
4
A
K
7
K
Q
C 3
4
Hampson
South
1 S
2 S
AP

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


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


Nickell +1Nickell 217-1882 S South +1+1403 H East -1+100


Board 88
None Vul
S 6 3
H 7 2
D K 9 5 4
C 10 8 6 5 2
Diamond
West
1 S
3 S

Lead
H 7
H A
D 7
S J
S 5
H Q
Katz
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
A
3
6
K
Platnick
East
1 NT
4 S

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

4th
9
8
2
2
9
Meckstroth
West
1 S
3 S

Lead
H 7
H K
H 5
Greco
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
3
Rodwell
East
2 C
4 S

3rd
J
2
Hampson
South
Pass
AP

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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S 9 2
H A K J 6 5
D Q 7
C Q J 9 3
Diamond +1Nickell 217-1894 S West +1-4504 S West =-420


Board 89
E-W Vul
S K J 9 8 3 2
H A K 6
D J 7
C Q 7
Diamond
West

3 D


Lead
H A
C Q
C 7
D A
D K
H 7
S 5
Katz
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
3
2
J
7
J
6
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
10
K
4
6
5
Nickell
South
1 NT
Pass


4th
4
6
A
5
8
Q
Meckstroth
West

3 NT
AP

Lead
D A
D Q
H 4
C 10
S A
Greco
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
7
J
6
A
2
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
6
J
7
6
Hampson
South
1 NT
4 C


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


Par +110
3 C NS
S 5 4
H Q 2
D 8 5
C K 10 9 8 5 4 3

Nickell +4Nickell 221-1893 D West -1+1004 C South -1-50


Board 90
Both Vul
S 8 5
H K 8 6 2
D A K 3
C K J 8 6
Diamond
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
S 8
C 7
D 6
D 10
S 5
D 5
C 10
H 2
H 3
Katz
North

1 C
2 H
4 H

2nd
A
J
A
3
9
3
C 8
4
7
10
Platnick
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
6
J
K
10
H J
5
A
K
Nickell
South
Pass
1 H
2 S


4th
7
6
2
Q
4
K
S 4
J
5
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S Q
C 4
S K
D 9
H 2
H 3
Greco
North

1 H
4 H


2nd
A
A
8
A
7
10
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
6
2
8
A
K
Hampson
South
1 D
2 H



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


Par +620
4 H NS
S A 10 9 4
H A 9 4 3
D Q 10 7
C 7 4





Diamond +12Nickell 221-2014 H South -1-1004 H North =+620


Board 91
None Vul
S K 8
H J 10 3 2
D 10 9 6 3
C K Q 2
Diamond
West

1 H


Lead
H K
H 6
H Q
H 4
S K
S 8
S A
S Q
C 7
C Q
C 2
Katz
North

1 NT


2nd
7
8
10
J
4
10
7
D 7
5
4
6
Platnick
East

AP


3rd
5
A
D 4
S 3
6
J
D 3
D 6
K
9
10
Nickell
South
1 C



4th
3
2
D 8
D J
5
2
9
D 2
3
8
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 5
H 6
H 9
S K
Greco
North

2 C
2 NT

2nd
J
7
10
3
Rodwell
East

Pass
AP

3rd
K
Q
C 6
6
Hampson
South
1 NT
2 S


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


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





TieNickell 221-2011 NT North +2+1502 NT South +1+150


Board 92
N-S Vul
S 7 2
H J 9 4 3
D 10 7 5 4 3
C 4 2
Diamond
West
Pass
5 H
AP


Lead
D K
C K
C A
C Q
S 7
Katz
North
Pass
Pass



2nd
6
3
8
J
Platnick
East
2 S
5 S



3rd
5
4
2
S 2
Nickell
South
4 NT
Dbl



4th
2
6
7
10
Meckstroth
West
Pass
4 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
C Q
D A
C A
C K
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
5 D
Dbl

2nd
3
6
8
J
Rodwell
East
1 S
4 S
5 S
AP

3rd
2
3
4
D 7
Hampson
South
2 NT
Dbl
Pass


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


Par +100
4 S× EW -1
S J
H 5 2
D A K Q J 9
C A K Q 9 5
TieNickell 221-2015 S× East -2+3005 S× East -2+300


Board 93
Both Vul
S A J 10 7
H A 8
D Q J 8 6
C 9 7 3
Diamond
West

3 D



Lead
D 9
C J
C K
Katz
North
1 D
Pass



2nd
3
2
7
Platnick
East
1 H
4 H



3rd
J
A
S 4
Nickell
South
Dbl
AP



4th
K
3
4
Meckstroth
West

2 NT
4 H
Pass

Lead
C A
D 7
H K
S A
S J
C 4
C K
Greco
North
1 D
3 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
Q
6
4
9
10
9
Rodwell
East
1 H
4 D
Pass
Dbl

3rd
J
K
10
2
K
7
H Q
Hampson
South
1 S
Pass
4 S
AP

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


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


Diamond +4Nickell 221-2054 H East +1-6504 S× South -2-500


Board 94
None Vul
S 8 5 3 2
H A K 10 7
D A 10 9
C Q 9
Diamond
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S K
C 4
C A
S A
S 4
H 8
S 8
H J
H 7
C 3
Katz
North

Dbl


2nd
2
9
6
9
D 2
3
C 8
5
D 6
7
Platnick
East
2 C
Pass


3rd
10
K
H 2
6
Q
A
D 5
K
9
Nickell
South
Pass
2 D


4th
7
2
Q
3
5
4
J
Q
6
Meckstroth
West

2 C


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

Pass


2nd
K
2
2
6
D 2
3
Q
D 6
4
6
Rodwell
East
1 NT
2 D


3rd
8
A
4
H 2
J
K
J
D Q
9
10
Hampson
South
Pass
AP


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


Par +100
2 S× EW -1
S 9 7
H J 9 8
D K Q 5 2
C J 7 6 2




Diamond +2Nickell 221-2072 D South =+902 D East -3+150


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 7OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 95
N-S Vul
S K J 10 8
H A J 9
D A J 10 8 3
C 3
Greco
West

Pass

Lead
D K
C 3
H K
S 10
C J
Levin
North

4 C

2nd
4
2
A
7
Hampson
East

AP

3rd
7
Q
7
D 6
Weinstein
South
3 NT


4th
A
K
2
A
Meckstroth
West

Pass

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

Pass

2nd
A
2
A
6
J
Q
Rodwell
East

Pass

3rd
K
Q
7
C 4
D 3
Bathurst
South
3 C


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


Par +600
5 C NS
S
H Q 4 2
D 6 4
C A Q 10 9 8 7 6 4
TieNickell 221-2074 C North +1+1503 C South +2+150


Board 96
E-W Vul
S Q 10 4
H 6 3
D A J 7 5 3
C A 3 2
Greco
West
1 S
Pass

Lead
D K
H 3
D 8
S A
Levin
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
A
4
4
Hampson
East
3 H
Pass

3rd
6
4
Q
8
Weinstein
South
4 H


4th
2
2
3
7
Meckstroth
West
1 S
Pass

Lead
D K
H 3
H J
D 6
S A
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
10
7
2
Rodwell
East
3 S
Pass

3rd
9
Q
6
Q
Bathurst
South
4 H


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S 7
H K Q J 9 5 4
D 4 2
C K Q 10 4
TieNickell 221-2074 H South =+4204 H South =+420


Board 97
None Vul
S 10 9 4
H Q J 7 4
D Q 9 6 3
C K 4
Greco
West

1 H
2 D
3 H

Lead
D 6
D 2
H 2
H 3
S 10
S 5
H 5
C 9
C 7
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
10
K
4
S 6
Q
2
C 3
4
K
Hampson
East
1 C
2 C
2 H
4 H

3rd
A
3
K
10
A
9
A
5
A
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
7
S 8
8
J
3
K
7
6
Meckstroth
West

2 D
3 C


Lead
C 3
C 5
H A
H 2
C Q
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
8
4
J
6
Rodwell
East
1 C
2 NT
4 H


3rd
K
9
3
K
D 5
Bathurst
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S A J 6 5
H 8
D A J 4 2
C 8 6 3 2




TieNickell 221-2074 H West -1+504 H East -1+50


Board 98
N-S Vul
S Q 8
H Q J 8 7
D J 9 6 5
C K J 3
Greco
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H A
H 3
H 5
D A
Levin
North

1 NT
4 S


2nd
7
Q
9
5
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
6
K
S 3
3
Weinstein
South
1 S
3 S



4th
2
10
8
K
Meckstroth
West

1 D
Pass
Pass

Lead
H A
H 3
H 4
D A
Moss
North

1 NT
2 NT
4 S

2nd
7
Q
2
5
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
K
S 3
7
Bathurst
South
1 C
2 S
3 S


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S A K 10 7 4 2
H 10 9 2
D K
C A Q 4
TieNickell 221-2074 S South -1-1004 S South -1-100


Board 99
E-W Vul
S J 9 8 7 3
H J 9 5 4 2
D A 5 4
C
Greco
West

1 D
3 H




Lead
S K
C A
C 4
H A
H 6
H Q
S Q
C 3
H K
Levin
North

2 H
Pass




2nd
6
2
9
2
5
C 6
5
10
J
Hampson
East

Dbl
3 NT




3rd
3
5
J
8
10
7
C 7
K
S 2
Weinstein
South
Pass
2 S
AP




4th
A
H 4
S 9
3
D 3
9
7
S 8
D 7
Meckstroth
West

1 H
2 H
Dbl
Pass
Dbl

Lead
S 6
D 2
H 2
D 6
C 2
H 4
D Q
C Q
H 7
C 10
Moss
North

1 S
Pass
Pass
3 D
AP

2nd
7
3
8
K
5
10
J
K
9
J
Rodwell
East

2 C
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
9
3
8
D 5
D 7
S 3
S 8
Q
H 5
Bathurst
South
1 D
Pass
2 S
Rdbl
Pass


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


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







Diamond +11Nickell 221-2183 NT East =-6003 D× South -1-100


Board 100
Both Vul
S J 9 3 2
H A Q 10 9
D A 7 3
C A 8
Greco
West
1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 5
S A
S 8
S K
D Q
C A
C 8
C Q
Levin
North
1 NT
2 NT
3 H
3 NT

2nd
4
2
9
D 6
8
2
9
H 4
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
6
10
H 5
2
3
K
Weinstein
South
2 S
3 D
3 S


4th
3
7
D 4
J
A
H 2
H 3
Meckstroth
West
1 H
Dbl
Pass
4 H

Lead
S 2
H 6
S 3
S Q
S 6
D 5
C J
D 2
H Q
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Dbl

2nd
10
C 3
5
J
D 4
7
H 5
A
8
Rodwell
East
1 S
3 S
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
4
K
H 2
9
A
Q
C 7
Bathurst
South
3 C
Pass
Pass


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


Par +500
4 H× EW -2
S 7 4
H
D K 10 8 6 4
C K Q J 7 6 3




Diamond +14Diamond 232-2213 NT North -2-2004 H× West -3+800


Board 101
N-S Vul
S J 9 8 7
H 8 6 5 3 2
D 3
C 5 4 3
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
H 4
H 9
D K
D A
D J
H Q
Levin
North
Pass
2 D
2 S
3 C


2nd
7
J
3
8
4
10
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
A
7
3
C 3
S 8
Weinstein
South
2 C
2 H
2 NT
3 NT


4th
2
2
K
7
6
Q
Meckstroth
West

Pass
AP



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




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




3rd
2
J
3
H 2
C 5
A
Q
S 4
5
Q
Bathurst
South
1 C
3 NT




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


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







Nickell +5Diamond 232-2263 NT South -1-1003 NT South -3-300


Board 102
E-W Vul
S A 8
H A 4
D K J 3 2
C 10 8 7 6 2
Greco
West

Pass


Lead
C A
H K
D 4
D A
C 5
D 7
S A
S 8
Levin
North

Pass


2nd
2
4
2
10
Q
J
3
2
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
J
Q
6
K
9
4
10
Weinstein
South
2 S



4th
J
7
8
3
6
5
5
Q
Meckstroth
West

1 H
3 H

Lead
C 2
H 6
S A
S 8
S 6
C 6
Moss
North

Pass
AP

2nd
4
A
2
3
C 3
Rodwell
East
Pass
2 H


3rd
J
3
4
K
H 4
Bathurst
South
Pass
2 S


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


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


Diamond +4Diamond 236-2262 S South -1-503 H West -1+100


Board 103
Both Vul
S K 5
H A 7
D A Q J 10 9
C 7 6 5 2
Greco
West

1 H
AP

Lead
H 9
D 3
Levin
North

2 H


2nd
7
8
Hampson
East

4 H


3rd
2
Q
Weinstein
South
1 D
5 D


4th
K
Meckstroth
West

1 H
AP

Lead
H 3
Moss
North

2 D
Rodwell
East

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


Par -200
5 D× South -1
S A Q 7 6
H K 6
D K 7 5 4 3
C J 3
TieDiamond 236-2265 D South =+6005 D South =+600


Board 104
None Vul
S A K 10 9
H A 4 2
D 10 6 5 4 3
C 2
Greco
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
S 5
D 3
C 6
D 4
S 3
S 9
C 9
S 10
H 9
D 5
C 10
Levin
North
1 D
2 H


2nd
2
6
A
5
8
K
D 9
7
C 8
7
H 5
H Q
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
A
2
3
J
Q
H 6
H 4
H 8
A
K
S J
Weinstein
South
1 H
4 H


4th
A
2
7
H 2
Q
4
7
4
8
3
C Q
D 6
Meckstroth
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
C Q
C 5
D 3
S 5
S K
S 9
C 9
S 10
D J
H 7
D 5
H 5
Moss
North
1 D
Rdbl
4 H

2nd
2
3
9
8
Q
C 8
7
C 4
Q
A
A
Q
Rodwell
East
Pass
3 C
AP

3rd
6
H 2
K
A
4
H 6
H 4
H 8
4
3
2
J
Bathurst
South
1 H
3 H


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S 5 4
H Q 10 9 8 6
D K J 2
C A 9 5







Diamond +10Diamond 246-2264 H South -1-504 H South =+420


Board 105
E-W Vul
S A K 9 7
H 3 2
D K 10 7
C K J 10 8
Greco
West

2 C

Lead
D 5
D A
H K
S 3
C 10
H J
D 4
C K
H 8
H 10
Levin
North
1 NT
Pass

2nd
6
3
A
2
Q
Q
8
A
5
S 9
Hampson
East
Dbl
2 NT

3rd
7
2
6
K
7
7
K
3
9
Weinstein
South
Pass
AP

4th
Q
10
2
8
2
3
C 5
4
S 7
Meckstroth
West
Moss
North
Rodwell
East
Bathurst
South
S 6 5 2
H 10 9 7 6
D J 8 6 2
C 4 2
TableS Q 10 8
H K J 8
D A Q
C A Q 9 6 5


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



Diamond +3Diamond 249-2262 NT East -1+1002 D× West -1+200


Board 106
Both Vul
S A K Q 10
H A K 8 7
D K 5 4
C A 7
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl

Lead
C J
H 8
S 2
H 7
S 4
S Q
C 7
C K
D J
Levin
North

2 C
2 NT
3 D
3 S
4 NT
6 S

2nd
8
9
3
6
6
H 4
5
4
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
2
S 8
A
S J
K
D 2
Q
D 5
Weinstein
South
Pass
2 D
3 C
3 H
4 C
5 D


4th
A
2
9
5
7
5
3
9
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass



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

1 C
1 NT
2 H
6 S



2nd
8
4
3
6
5
C 5
9
Q
9
3
3
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
4
S 2
A
S J
10
D 2
D 6
D 7
K
D 4
K
Bathurst
South
Pass
1 H
2 C
3 NT




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


Par +1440
6 NT NS
S J 8 4 2
H
D J 10 8 7 6 2
C K Q 8









TieDiamond 249-2266 S North =+14306 S North =+1430


Board 107
None Vul
S A J 7
H Q 9 6 2
D 9 8 3
C A J 9
Greco
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
S 9
H 2
H 3
C K
D 8
C Q
C 7
Levin
North

1 C
2 H
3 H

2nd
3
A
4
S 8
5
6
9
J
Hampson
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
4
10
K
9
3
Q
2
H 5
Weinstein
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT


4th
5
4
8
J
A
K
4
10
Meckstroth
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 2
H 2
H 3
S 6
H 7
S 10
C 10
S 3
H 5
C 5
Moss
North

1 H
3 NT


2nd
4
4
C 8
Q
D 2
K
6
C 4
10
7
Rodwell
East

Pass
AP


3rd
8
K
Q
9
9
5
9
C 3
D 7
J
Bathurst
South
1 D
2 H



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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S K Q 4
H K 10 7 3
D Q J 5
C 10 5 4





TieDiamond 249-2263 H South -2-1003 NT North -2-100


Board 108
N-S Vul
S Q 7 6 4 3
H A J 8 5
D Q 2
C Q 9
Greco
West
1 C
2 D
2 NT
4 D
6 D


Lead
C Q
D A
D K
Levin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
S 5
2
Q
Hampson
East
1 H
2 S
4 C
5 C



3rd
6
4
6
Weinstein
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl



4th
A
8
C 2
Meckstroth
West
1 C
2 H
3 H
4 D
4 S
6 D

Lead
C 6
D 6
D K
H 4
H 3
C 4
H 7
C 8
H 10
Moss
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
J
8
Q
5
6
9
9
S 3
S 2
Rodwell
East
1 S
3 D
4 C
4 H
5 H


3rd
Q
A
9
K
D 3
D 10
D 5
D J
D 7
Bathurst
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -920
6 D EW
S J 8 2
H 9 6 2
D 8
C K 7 6 5 3 2






Nickell +1Diamond 249-2276 D West =-9206 D East +1-940


Board 109
Both Vul
S Q 8 6
H K 9 8 4
D 7 6 2
C Q 9 2
Greco
West

Pass

Lead
C 4
D 7
D 5
S A
S 9
S K
S 7
Levin
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
8
10
6
8
H 7
H 10
Hampson
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
10
Q
2
2
J
3
Weinstein
South
1 NT


4th
3
J
4
4
10
Q
Meckstroth
West

Pass

Lead
D J
D 10
D A
D 5
D 9
C 3
C 9
C A
H 7
Moss
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
6
H 6
S 3
H 2
4
10
7
A
Rodwell
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
4
8
7
C 2
H 4
Q
K
H 8
Bathurst
South
1 NT


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


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


Diamond +5Diamond 254-2271 NT South -1-1001 NT South =+90


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United States Bridge ChampionshipMay 2014Phoenix AZScottsdale Embassy Suites
Final, Segment 8OpenNickell NSClosedDiamond NS
Board 110
None Vul
S 4
H K Q J 4
D K Q J 9 6 2
C J 2
Moss
West

2 H
Pass
AP

Lead
C Q
S 7
C 6
C 5
H K
C 10
D K
Meckstroth
North

3 D
4 H


2nd
4
3
J
3
A
9
4
Bathurst
East
1 D
3 S
Pass


3rd
7
A
K
D 2
5
S 10
5
Rodwell
South
Pass
Dbl
5 D


4th
2
4
A
8
2
D 6
3
Weinstein
West

2 D



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

3 D



2nd
A
3
8
S 8
A
3
D 2
S 9
C 8
3
Levin
East
1 C
AP



3rd
7
K
A
Q
5
K
7
H 6
S J
8
Hampson
South
Pass




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


Par -300
5 D× NS -2
S J 5 3
H 8 6 5
D A 7 5
C A 9 5 4






Diamond +5Diamond 259-2275 D North -2-1003 D North =+110


Board 111
N-S Vul
S A 8
H K Q J
D A 3
C A 10 8 5 4 3
Moss
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D Q
S A
H J
H 2
H Q
S 8
H 10
S J
S 4
C K
C 7
Meckstroth
North

2 NT
4 S

2nd
4
2
5
4
7
Q
S 6
D 6
7
6
9
Bathurst
East

Pass
AP

3rd
5
3
A
K
D 9
5
9
C 5
D 2
8
A
Rodwell
South
Pass
4 H


4th
A
9
3
6
8
D 7
C 4
K
C 3
2
Weinstein
West

Pass


Lead
D 2
S A
H J
H 2
H K
S 8
D Q
S J
D 10
S 10
Greco
North

4 S


2nd
A
2
5
8
7
Q
S 6
D J
S 7
C 6
Levin
East

AP


3rd
K
3
A
Q
D 9
5
6
C 3
5
Hampson
South
2 S



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


Par +1100
6 D× EW -5
S J 10 7 6 5 3
H A 2
D 9 4
C K J 7





Diamond +1Diamond 260-2274 S North =+6204 S South +1+650


Board 112
E-W Vul
S J 5 2
H J 10 4
D A 10 6 3 2
C 5 3
Moss
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 2
D Q
D 3
H 3
H 5
D 10
S 2
C 4
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
K
5
4
8
7
7
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
Q
A
9
7
10
C 2
9
Rodwell
South
1 NT


4th
A
4
J
K
C K
H 6
10
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
H 10
D Q
D 2
C 9
C J
C Q
H K
H 9
S 3
Greco
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
Q
K
5
3
7
A
2
8
8
Levin
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
7
A
A
9
10
4
6
4
D 6
J
Hampson
South
1 NT


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


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



Nickell +1Diamond 260-2281 NT South +1+1201 NT South =+90


Board 113
None Vul
S A J 6
H K 10 5 4
D K J
C K Q 8 4
Moss
West

Pass


Lead
S 4
H K
D 2
D Q
C Q
C 4
C J
C 9
S A
H 5
Meckstroth
North
1 C
1 NT


2nd
2
A
4
K
3
10
5
S 9
Q
9
Bathurst
East
Dbl
AP


3rd
7
2
A
3
6
A
8
K
3
Q
Rodwell
South
1 D



4th
J
8
J
6
2
7
H 6
S 5
D 5
7
Weinstein
West

2 D
Pass

Lead
D 9
S 9
D 3
H 4
H 2
C 3
C Q
S 10
C 4
H A
Greco
North
1 C
Pass
3 H

2nd
4
J
6
6
8
6
10
7
H 9
3
Levin
East
Pass
3 D
AP

3rd
A
Q
8
Q
10
7
A
A
9
D 5
Hampson
South
1 D
Dbl


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


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




Nickell +6Diamond 260-2341 NT North +1+1203 H North -2-100


Board 114
N-S Vul
S Q 10 9
H A 10 8 2
D Q 9
C 10 6 5 3
Moss
West

Pass


Lead
H 5
S Q
S 4
S 9
S 8
D 5
Meckstroth
North

1 NT


2nd
4
K
3
D 8
7
2
Bathurst
East
1 H
AP


3rd
K
A
10
J
H 2
Q
Rodwell
South
Dbl



4th
A
2
5
6
C 8
J
Weinstein
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H K
D 9
D 5
S Q
D K
D 10
Greco
North

1 NT


2nd
A
8
3
K
4
7
Levin
East
1 H
Pass


3rd
3
A
Q
A
C 3
C 5
Hampson
South
Dbl
2 D


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


Par +620
4 S NS
S A J 8 4
H J 7 4
D A K 10 6 5
C 9
Nickell +1Diamond 260-2351 NT North +3+1802 D South +3+150


Board 115
E-W Vul
S K 10 9 7
H K Q 6 4
D 10 3
C 8 5 3
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
C 7
Meckstroth
North

2 D
3 H


2nd
3
Q
Bathurst
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
K
A
Rodwell
South
1 C
3 D
3 NT


4th
4
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 10
C 7
C J
Greco
North

1 H
2 H
3 NT

2nd
3
Q
8
Levin
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
6
Hampson
South
1 C
2 D
2 NT


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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A Q 2
H A 3
D A K Q 9 8 2
C Q 4
TieDiamond 260-2353 NT South -1-503 NT South -1-50


Board 116
Both Vul
S Q J 6
H A 9 3
D K Q J 10 9
C K 3
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
D 7
D J
D 8
D 9
D 10
H A
H 3
S K
C Q
Meckstroth
North
1 C
1 NT
2 H
3 NT

2nd
A
6
4
2
H 6
C 4
10
K
9
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
K
A
Q
S 2
S 3
4
5
7
Rodwell
South
1 S
2 D
3 S


4th
3
3
5
H 2
S 5
S 4
J
S 8
6
Weinstein
West
Pass
1 S
Pass
AP

Lead
C J
D J
D 9
D 8
D Q
D 10
H A
H 9
Greco
North
1 C
Pass
2 NT


2nd
7
4
3
2
C 2
C 4
2
K
Levin
East
Pass
2 C
Pass


3rd
5
7
A
K
H 4
S 2
5
7
Hampson
South
1 H
2 H
3 NT


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S 9 3 2
H Q 8 7 5 4
D A 8 7
C A 7





Nickell +1Diamond 260-2363 NT North +2+6603 NT North +1+630


Board 117
N-S Vul
S A J 10 7 6 2
H J 7
D A 5
C 6 3 2
Moss
West

2 H


Lead
D A
D 5
H 6
H A
D Q
C K
C 10
D K
C J
C 7
Meckstroth
North
1 S
Pass


2nd
8
9
2
J
S 2
6
2
J
8
H Q
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
6
K
8
10
5
Q
C A
S 9
S Q
Rodwell
South
1 NT
Pass


4th
4
3
7
9
7
9
4
S 6
3
S 7
Weinstein
West

Dbl
2 H

Lead
C 2
H A
H K
C A
C 10
C Q
S 4
H Q
S 8
Greco
North
1 S
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
7
J
6
3
S 3
K
3
H 4
Levin
East
Pass
2 D
3 H

3rd
9
6
8
7
J
S 9
Q
S 7
J
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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




Diamond +2Diamond 262-2362 H West +3-2003 H West =-140


Board 118
E-W Vul
S 10
H J 6
D A J 9 8 6
C Q 9 8 6 4
Moss
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
D 7
H J
H 6
C A
H A
S 2
Meckstroth
North

2 C
2 S
4 H

2nd
H 4
3
2
8
4
D 5
3
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
A
5
Q
7
D 6
10
Rodwell
South
1 C
2 D
3 S


4th
6
2
3
K
H 7
9
K
Weinstein
West

1 S
Pass


Lead
C A
S 2
H 2
H 3
C 6
H A
H Q
Greco
North

2 D
4 H


2nd
4
7
5
J
2
D 3
S 3
Levin
East
Pass
2 S
AP


3rd
7
10
K
8
H 10
D 6
C 8
Hampson
South
1 C
3 H



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


Par +980
6 H NS
S A Q J 8 2
H A Q 10 7 5 4
D K 7
C


TieDiamond 262-2364 H North +1+4504 H South +1+450


Board 119
Both Vul
S A K Q 10 9 2
H A
D Q 9 4
C Q J 5
Moss
West

1 D
Pass

Lead
S 3
H 6
S K
H Q
D 8
S Q
H 10
C 10
D 5
Meckstroth
North

4 S
Dbl

2nd
4
2
H 9
4
3
H 7
J
A
9
Bathurst
East

5 H
AP

3rd
A
K
5
C 6
J
J
D 2
5
K
Rodwell
South
Pass
Pass


4th
H 3
A
6
S 2
Q
7
S 9
4
Weinstein
West

1 D
Pass

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

Dbl
4 S

2nd
2
H 8
3
10
2
4
Levin
East

4 H
Dbl

3rd
K
3
2
H 3
9
C 8
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par +140
3 S North
S J 5 3
H J 5 4 2
D 10 3
C 10 9 7 2



Nickell +9Diamond 262-2455 H× East -1+2004 S× North -1-200


Board 120
None Vul
S Q
H K Q 9
D Q J 9 3
C K J 7 4 2
Moss
West
1 D
2 S
AP

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


2nd
K
2
Q
3
A
A
Q
4
Q
Bathurst
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
10
5
K
7
C 3
2
2
D 3
Rodwell
South
Pass
3 C


4th
5
A
6
9
8
6
A
3
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 6
S Q
H 7
C 8
H Q
C 2
Greco
North
1 NT
2 D


2nd
K
3
9
Q
2
10
Levin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
6
10
K
3
3
Hampson
South
2 C
2 H


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


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



TieDiamond 262-2453 C South +1+1302 H South +1+140


Board 121
E-W Vul
S 10 9 7 2
H A 3
D 10 3 2
C 10 6 5 4
Moss
West

2 D
3 D
4 H


Lead
H 6
C 4
S A
S 5
H J
H 10
Meckstroth
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
K
2
4
K
3
S 7
Bathurst
East
1 S
2 H
3 H



3rd
A
J
2
10
8
C 3
Rodwell
South
Dbl
Pass
Pass



4th
4
7
6
8
2
Q
Weinstein
West

Rdbl
Dbl
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D K
D 4
D A
H 10
D Q
S 5
H K
C 10
Greco
North
Pass
Pass
2 C
2 D
AP

2nd
5
8
10
3
6
K
A
A
Levin
East
1 S
Pass
Dbl
Pass


3rd
7
J
C 3
8
C 4
2
4
8
Hampson
South
Dbl
1 NT
Rdbl
Pass


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


Par -620
4 H East
S A 5
H Q 6 5 2
D Q 9 8 5
C K J 8




Nickell +12Diamond 262-2574 H East -1+1002 D× North -3-500


Board 122
Both Vul
S A 9 8 3
H 8 7 6 3
D Q 10 8 4
C 9
Moss
West

2 C
4 S
6 D

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

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
4
Q
2
6
4
8
D 4
10
10
Bathurst
East
1 D
2 H
5 NT
6 NT

3rd
3
K
5
A
Q
J
C 7
8
K
C 3
Rodwell
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
A
7
9
2
H 7
9
10
2
8
Weinstein
West

2 C
4 D
4 S

Lead
H 10
C 5
H J
C 6
S K
Greco
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
2
3
4
A
Levin
East
1 C
3 C
4 H
5 C

3rd
6
A
A
J
2
Hampson
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1440
6 NT West
S 10 5 4
H 10 9 5 2
D 7 2
C Q 10 4 2





Nickell +13Nickell 270-2626 NT East -2+2005 C East =-600


Board 123
None Vul
S J 10 9 8 7 2
H Q 3
D K 7 2
C A 4
Moss
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
H 9
S 10
S 4
H 6
H J
S J
D K
D 7
C Q
Meckstroth
North

1 S
2 S


2nd
7
6
2
K
S 9
5
9
4
Bathurst
East

Pass
AP


3rd
2
3
A
A
5
C 5
5
Q
Rodwell
South
1 D
2 C



4th
Q
Q
K
3
C 2
H 4
10
3
Weinstein
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 10
S K
H 10
S J
Greco
North

1 S
2 H


2nd
Q
4
7
5
Levin
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
8
2
2
3
Hampson
South
1 D
1 NT
2 S


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


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




TieNickell 270-2622 S North +1+1402 S North +1+140


Board 124
N-S Vul
S Q 9 4
H A Q 10
D K Q 5 4 2
C K 2
Moss
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
Meckstroth
North
1 NT
3 C
4 H
6 D
Bathurst
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Rodwell
South
2 NT
4 D
5 C
6 NT
Weinstein
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
H 7
Greco
North
1 C
3 D
5 D
Levin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Hampson
South
2 D
4 H
6 NT
S 10 7 5 2
H 8 7 5 2
D 10
C 9 8 5 4
TableS J 8 3
H 9 6 4
D 8 6
C A 10 7 6 3


Par +1440
6 NT NS
S A K 6
H K J 3
D A J 9 7 3
C Q J
TieNickell 270-2626 NT North =+14406 NT South =+1440


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