Main     Match U01F by Richard Pavlicek    

2001 USBC

Ekeblad vs. Meltzer

BoardEkeblad NSScoreMeltzer NSScoreIMP ResultState of Match
13 D North =+1104 S North =+420Meltzer +7Meltzer 7-0
23 NT South =+6003 NT North +2+660Meltzer +2Meltzer 9-0
33 H South -1-502 H South +1+140Meltzer +5Meltzer 14-0
44 H North +1+6504 H North +1+650TieMeltzer 14-0
53 NT East -1+504 H× North +1+990Meltzer +14Meltzer 28-0
63 D South =+1102 S East +1-140Ekeblad +6Meltzer 28-6
74 H North +1+6504 H North +1+650TieMeltzer 28-6
83 NT West +1-4303 NT West +1-430TieMeltzer 28-6
95 D South -2-1004 H South =+420Meltzer +11Meltzer 39-6
107 D× West -1+2006 H× East =-1660Ekeblad +18Meltzer 39-24
116 C West =-9205 C West =-400Meltzer +11Meltzer 50-24
123 H West -3+1503 C South +2+150TieMeltzer 50-24
133 NT North +3+6905 C North =+600Ekeblad +3Meltzer 50-27
142 NT West -1+501 NT West =-90Ekeblad +4Meltzer 50-31
154 NT East +1-4603 NT East +2-460TieMeltzer 50-31

163 NT South +1+4303 NT South =+400Ekeblad +1Meltzer 50-32
175 C East -1+503 NT East -2+100Meltzer +2Meltzer 52-32
183 NT South +3+6903 NT South +2+660Ekeblad +1Meltzer 52-33
194 H North =+4206 H North -2-100Ekeblad +11Meltzer 52-44
204 H North -1-1001 NT South +1+120Meltzer +6Meltzer 58-44
211 NT× West -1+1002 H East -1+50Ekeblad +2Meltzer 58-46
222 H South +1+1402 H South +1+140TieMeltzer 58-46
234 H South -1-1004 D West =-130Ekeblad +1Meltzer 58-47
243 NT East -1+503 NT East =-400Ekeblad +10Meltzer 58-57
253 NT South -1-503 NT South +1+430Meltzer +10Meltzer 68-57
263 NT South =+6003 NT North =+600TieMeltzer 68-57
274 S North -1-505 S South -2-100Ekeblad +2Meltzer 68-59
283 S East -1+503 S East -2+100Meltzer +2Meltzer 70-59
294 S East +1-6504 S East +1-650TieMeltzer 70-59
304 S West +1-4504 S East +1-450TieMeltzer 70-59

314 S East =-4205 D North -2-200Meltzer +6Meltzer 76-59
322 H West =-1103 S West -2+200Meltzer +7Meltzer 83-59
333 C North +1+1304 C North =+130TieMeltzer 83-59
342 NT West =-1201 NT West =-90Meltzer +1Meltzer 84-59
352 S South -2-1002 S South -2-100TieMeltzer 84-59
367 NT South -1-1007 NT North -1-100TieMeltzer 84-59
372 NT East +1-1501 NT East +2-150TieMeltzer 84-59
382 S North +1+1404 H East -3+300Meltzer +4Meltzer 88-59
393 NT West =-6004 D East =-130Meltzer +10Meltzer 98-59
404 S South -1-504 S× South -1-100Ekeblad +2Meltzer 98-61
412 D North =+902 S North +1+140Meltzer +2Meltzer 100-61
424 S× East -3+8004 H South =+620Ekeblad +5Meltzer 100-66
433 NT South =+4003 NT South +3+490Meltzer +3Meltzer 103-66
444 S West +3-5106 S West +1-1010Ekeblad +11Meltzer 103-77
453 NT North -2-2002 D South =+90Meltzer +7Meltzer 110-77

464 S× North -1-1004 C East -1+50Meltzer +4Meltzer 114-77
474 S North +1+6504 S North =+620Ekeblad +1Meltzer 114-78
484 S East +2-6804 S East +1-650Meltzer +1Meltzer 115-78
496 D North =+9206 D North =+920TieMeltzer 115-78
503 NT West -1+502 C× North -1-200Ekeblad +6Meltzer 115-84
515 D East =-6006 D East -1+100Meltzer +12Meltzer 127-84
523 H West =-1401 H East +2-140TieMeltzer 127-84
534 D West -1+505 D West -3+150Meltzer +3Meltzer 130-84
545 D× North -2-3004 H West =-620Ekeblad +8Meltzer 130-92
554 H North -1-1004 H North +1+650Meltzer +13Meltzer 143-92
561 NT North -2-1002 D× North -2-300Ekeblad +5Meltzer 143-97
573 H North =+1404 H North -1-50Ekeblad +5Meltzer 143-102
582 S South +1+1403 C West =-110Ekeblad +6Meltzer 143-108
596 S× South -1-1004 S South +2+480Meltzer +11Meltzer 154-108
604 H North +1+6505 D× West -2+300Ekeblad +8Meltzer 154-116

613 NT North +1+6303 NT South +1+630TieMeltzer 154-116
624 S South +2+4806 S South =+980Meltzer +11Meltzer 165-116
634 H North +2+6805 H North =+650Ekeblad +1Meltzer 165-117
646 D North =+9206 D North =+920TieMeltzer 165-117
653 NT South -2-1003 NT South -2-100TieMeltzer 165-117
663 NT× West =-5501 S× North =+160Meltzer +12Meltzer 177-117
673 NT South =+4003 NT South +1+430Meltzer +1Meltzer 178-117
683 NT North +1+6303 NT North +1+630TieMeltzer 178-117
694 S South =+6205 S South =+650Meltzer +1Meltzer 179-117
702 NT South =+1202 S East =-110Ekeblad +6Meltzer 179-123
715 D East -1+1005 D East -1+100TieMeltzer 179-123
723 D North =+1103 NT South =+400Meltzer +7Meltzer 186-123
734 S East =-6204 S East =-620TieMeltzer 186-123
744 H North =+6204 H North =+620TieMeltzer 186-123
754 H North =+4204 H South =+420TieMeltzer 186-123

764 S South =+6201 NT North =+90Ekeblad +11Meltzer 186-134
772 D North -2-2005 C West =-600Ekeblad +9Meltzer 186-143
783 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460TieMeltzer 186-143
794 S East -3+1504 S East -1+50Ekeblad +3Meltzer 186-146
804 H East =-6205 C× North -4-800Ekeblad +5Meltzer 186-151
812 S North -2-1003 NT West =-400Ekeblad +7Meltzer 186-158
823 S South -1-1003 D South -1-100TieMeltzer 186-158
833 S West +1-1701 NT South =+90Meltzer +6Meltzer 192-158
843 NT South -1-1003 NT South -1-100TieMeltzer 192-158
853 H North =+1402 H North =+110Ekeblad +1Meltzer 192-159
865 D South -1-504 D South =+130Meltzer +5Meltzer 197-159
873 NT South +2+6603 NT South +2+660TieMeltzer 197-159
883 D North =+1103 D North =+110TieMeltzer 197-159
893 NT North +1+4303 NT North +2+460Meltzer +1Meltzer 198-159
904 H West -1+1004 H West -1+100TieMeltzer 198-159

912 NT South -3-1503 C South -2-100Meltzer +2Meltzer 200-159
923 NT East +1-4303 NT East +1-430TieMeltzer 200-159
93Passed out03 H South =+140Meltzer +4Meltzer 204-159
942 S East -1+501 NT West +1-120Ekeblad +5Meltzer 204-164
953 NT South -1-1001 NT South +2+150Meltzer +6Meltzer 210-164
963 NT North =+4003 NT North =+400TieMeltzer 210-164
974 H South -3-1504 H South -2-100Meltzer +2Meltzer 212-164
983 NT South =+6003 NT South +1+630Meltzer +1Meltzer 213-164
993 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460TieMeltzer 213-164
1005 D South -1-1004 H West =-620Ekeblad +11Meltzer 213-175
1013 NT South +1+6303 NT South +2+660Meltzer +1Meltzer 214-175
1023 D South -2-1003 D South -1-50Meltzer +2Meltzer 216-175
1032 S West -2+2003 NT North +1+630Meltzer +10Meltzer 226-175
1046 S South =+9806 S South =+980TieMeltzer 226-175
1053 NT West +1-6303 NT West +1-630TieMeltzer 226-175

1064 C× North -3-8003 NT East -3+300Meltzer +15Meltzer 241-175
1074 H South =+4204 H South =+420TieMeltzer 241-175
1086 D North -3-3003 S× East -1+100Meltzer +9Meltzer 250-175
1096 H South -1-1004 H North +1+650Meltzer +13Meltzer 263-175
1105 C South =+4005 C North =+400TieMeltzer 263-175
1112 H East =-1104 H East -2+100Meltzer +5Meltzer 268-175
1122 NT North =+1203 NT North -1-50Ekeblad +5Meltzer 268-180
1132 NT East -1+501 NT East -1+50TieMeltzer 268-180
1142 H North =+1102 S West +1-140Ekeblad +6Meltzer 268-186
1154 H South -3-1503 NT South -2-100Meltzer +2Meltzer 270-186
1163 NT South -1-1003 NT South -2-200Ekeblad +3Meltzer 270-189
1174 S East =-4206 S East -2+100Meltzer +11Meltzer 281-189
1181 NT North +3+1803 NT North +1+430Meltzer +6Meltzer 287-189
1193 H North -3-3003 NT East -1+100Meltzer +9Meltzer 296-189
1206 D East =-9205 D East +1-420Meltzer +11Meltzer 307-189


United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 1OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 1
None Vul
S K 7 5 3
H Q 9 4
D A 10 8 4
C 6 2
Stansby
West

3 C


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


2nd
9
9
A
8
J
H 10
3
2
5
8
7
D J
Martel
East
2 H
AP


3rd
10
J
4
K
A
5
7
D 9
4
D 10
D Q
7
Shenkin
South
Dbl



4th
6
3
2
6
9
Q
8
K
6
H 6
C J
H 8
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H A
C 7
C J
S A
S 2
D 4
D 3
D 8
Weichsel
North
Pass
1 S
4 S

2nd
3
Q
2
8
9
6
7
H 2
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
3
3
K
Q
A
K
Sontag
South
1 D
3 S


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


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







Meltzer +7Meltzer 7-03 D North =+1104 S North =+420


Board 2
N-S Vul
S A J 10
H 10 5 4
D A K J 6 4 3
C 3
Stansby
West

3 C
AP

Lead
C K
H 2
D 10
H K
H 6
C A
Molson
North

3 D


2nd
3
4
8
3
J
5
Martel
East
2 H
Pass


3rd
8
Q
3
S 4
C 2
Shenkin
South
Pass
3 NT


4th
4
A
Q
5
10
Lipsitz
West

Pass


Lead
H Q
S 8
D A
H 4
D 9
Weichsel
North

3 NT


2nd
3
Q
5
9
C 2
Ekeblad
East
3 H
AP


3rd
2
K
7
J
3
Sontag
South
Pass



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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S Q 7
H A J 3
D 10 9 7
C A 10 9 6 4
Meltzer +2Meltzer 9-03 NT South =+6003 NT North +2+660


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

Pass


Lead
S 5
D 2
D 7
H A
H 10
C Q
S K
Molson
North

3 H


2nd
2
9
Q
2
8
8
A
Martel
East

AP


3rd
Q
A
K
5
6
A
H 9
Shenkin
South
2 H



4th
3
3
H 4
3
K
2
9
Lipsitz
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 4
C 9
C 5
H 5
H A
S J
Weichsel
North

1 NT


2nd
2
8
K
3
8
K
Ekeblad
East

Pass


3rd
Q
A
10
Q
6
A
Sontag
South
1 H
2 H


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


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

Meltzer +5Meltzer 14-03 H South -1-502 H South +1+140


Board 4
Both Vul
S
H K Q J 9 5 3
D K 8 7
C K Q 9 6
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
H K
H J
C 5
D 10
Molson
North
1 H
2 H


2nd
5
4
D 3
A
Martel
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
6
A
6
Shenkin
South
1 S
4 H


4th
H 3
2
10
7
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S J
Weichsel
North
1 H
4 C
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Sontag
South
3 D
4 H
S K Q 6 4
H 10 2
D 10 6
C A J 4 3 2
TableS J 10 3 2
H 4
D A 9 5 4 3 2
C 8 7


Par +650
5 H NS
S A 9 8 7 5
H A 8 7 6
D Q J
C 10 5
TieMeltzer 14-04 H North +1+6504 H North +1+650


Board 5
N-S Vul
S Q J 10 6 5 2
H K J 9 4 2
D Q 10
C
Stansby
West

3 NT

Lead
H 8
C A
C K
C Q
C 6
C 8
S A
D 5
H 3
H 4
H 6
Molson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
2
9
J
D 7
H 2
D 8
A
D 6
D 2
Martel
East
2 NT
Pass

3rd
K
3
4
5
7
10
4
3
J
10
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass

4th
A
S 6
S 2
S 5
H 9
S 9
Q
10
7
S 7
Lipsitz
West

Dbl

Lead
H A
C A
S 2
H 7
S J
Weichsel
North
2 NT
4 H

2nd
3
2
K
5
A
Ekeblad
East
3 NT
Dbl

3rd
Q
3
9
C 4
H 6
Sontag
South
4 D
AP

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


Par -200
5 H× NS -1
S 9
H 10 8 6 5 3
D A J 8 7
C J 9 2




Meltzer +14Meltzer 28-03 NT East -1+504 H× North +1+990


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

1 C
2 S
AP

Lead
C K
C 4
D 10
D 7
C Q
H K
H 5
H 4
Molson
North

Pass
Dbl


2nd
A
8
2
4
6
2
9
S 5
Martel
East
Pass
1 S
3 C


3rd
J
D 3
5
K
2
3
A
6
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
3 D


4th
7
5
A
6
D 8
8
Q
J
Lipsitz
West

1 D
2 S


Lead
C 7
S 5
S 3
D 10
Weichsel
North

Pass
AP


2nd
3
6
J
Ekeblad
East
Pass
1 S



3rd
4
A
Q
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass



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


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



Ekeblad +6Meltzer 28-63 D South =+1102 S East +1-140


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

Pass
Rdbl

Lead
S 4
S 6
H Q
H 10
H 8
D 10
S 9
D 3
D Q
D 7
Molson
North

1 H
4 H

2nd
2
A
2
S 8
5
K
5
2
5
C 5
Martel
East

1 S
AP

3rd
K
3
6
A
J
A
H 9
9
C 3
H 7
Shenkin
South
1 D
Dbl


4th
J
7
3
4
C 4
6
Q
4
J
8
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
D 2
H Q
H J
D 3
H A
D A
Weichsel
North

1 H
4 H

2nd
7
2
S 8
8
3
5
Ekeblad
East

1 S
AP

3rd
4
6
8
Q
7
S J
Sontag
South
1 D
Dbl


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S 9 7 2
H A 8 6
D A Q 9 7
C K 8 7




TieMeltzer 28-64 H North +1+6504 H North +1+650


Board 8
None Vul
S Q 7 6
H 8 6 4 2
D A 6 3
C J 8 3
Stansby
West
1 D
2 C
2 NT

Lead
H 6
C 4
D J
H 2
H 5
D 8
C 5
D 10
D 9
D 5
Molson
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
3
Q
J
3
4
6
3
S 6
C J
Martel
East
1 S
2 H
3 NT

3rd
10
K
K
Q
4
2
A
C 7
S 3
S 8
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
10
A
7
K
6
8
7
S 2
S 4
Lipsitz
West
1 D
2 C
2 NT

Lead
H 6
C 4
D J
D 2
C 5
D 10
H 2
H 5
C 7
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
9
8
Q
6
6
A
J
7
10
Ekeblad
East
1 S
2 H
3 NT

3rd
10
K
K
8
A
S 3
Q
4
Q
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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




TieMeltzer 28-63 NT West +1-4303 NT West +1-430


Board 9
E-W Vul
S Q
H J 9 8 7 6 5
D 7
C A J 9 7 3
Stansby
West

4 S
AP

Lead
S 9
H 10
H A
H 4
Molson
North
Pass
4 NT


2nd
Q
2
6
7
Martel
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
K
Q
S 2
D 2
Shenkin
South
3 D
5 D


4th
10
5
3
K
Lipsitz
West

Pass


Lead
C K
D 7
D J
H 3
Weichsel
North
2 D
Pass


2nd
A
10
6
4
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
A
S Q
9
Sontag
South
4 H



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


Par -100
5 H× NS -1
S 10
H K 3 2
D A K Q J 5 3
C Q 10 2
Meltzer +11Meltzer 39-65 D South -2-1004 H South =+420


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

4 D
Pass
7 D


Lead
C K
D K
Molson
North

4 H
5 S
Dbl


2nd
4
7
Martel
East
Pass
5 D
6 D
AP


3rd
2
2
Shenkin
South
2 S
Pass
6 S



4th
D 3
S 2
Lipsitz
West

2 D
5 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 2
H A
H 3
D 2
Weichsel
North

Dbl
Dbl
Pass
Dbl

2nd
H 2
7
C 5
S 2
Ekeblad
East
Pass
4 H
Pass
6 H
AP

3rd
8
4
K
K
Sontag
South
Pass
4 S
5 S
Pass


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


Par -200
7 C× NS -1
S Q J 10 6 5 2
H 8 6
D
C Q 9 6 3 2
Ekeblad +18Meltzer 39-247 D× West -1+2006 H× East =-1660


Board 11
None Vul
S A K 8 6 5
H 10 9 6
D 8 6 3
C 5 3
Stansby
West

Pass
Dbl
4 C
5 D

Lead
S A
H 10
C A
C K
C Q
H 3
S 3
H A
Molson
North

1 S
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
Q
2
7
J
4
5
J
Martel
East

Dbl
3 S
4 NT
6 C

3rd
Q
2
4
6
9
K
C 8
Shenkin
South
Pass
2 S
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
2
5
3
5
S 6
6
7
Lipsitz
West

Pass
2 NT
4 C


Lead
S K
S 6
C A
C K
C Q
H 3
H 5
H Q
Weichsel
North

1 S
Pass
Pass


2nd
J
C 8
2
7
J
2
9
J
Ekeblad
East

Dbl
3 S
5 C


3rd
10
7
4
6
9
K
A
S 4
Sontag
South
Pass
2 S
Pass
AP


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


Par -980
6 H EW
S Q 10 9 7
H J 4 2
D Q 5 4
C J 7 2




Meltzer +11Meltzer 50-246 C West =-9205 C West =-400


Board 12
N-S Vul
S K Q
H J 6 4 3
D K Q 5
C K J 8 5
Stansby
West
2 H
Pass

Lead
S K
S Q
D Q
H 2
S A
C 3
H 5
H Q
D 8
C J
Molson
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
6
A
A
10
Q
C 4
6
K
9
Martel
East
3 H


3rd
2
4
9
7
C 5
K
K
10
4
7
Shenkin
South
Pass


4th
3
8
2
3
7
A
4
C 6
3
2
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
H 3
C 3
S 7
C K
Weichsel
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
Q
2
2
2
9
Ekeblad
East
1 S
Pass

3rd
5
A
J
10
4
Sontag
South
3 C


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


Par +600
5 C NS
S A 4 2
H A
D 9 7 6 3
C 10 7 6 4 3



TieMeltzer 50-243 H West -3+1503 C South +2+150


Board 13
Both Vul
S 10 7 3
H J 6 4 3
D A
C A K Q J 3
Stansby
West

Pass
AP


Lead
D 3
S 3
C 9
S 7
S A
Molson
North
1 NT
2 H



2nd
7
9
6
8
6
Martel
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
K
Q
A
J
10
Shenkin
South
2 C
3 NT



4th
A
5
10
2
K
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
C A
H 4
C 2
S 3
H 2
S 8
C K
Weichsel
North
1 D
2 S
3 C
5 C

2nd
7
10
8
J
9
7
4
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
4
Q
D 2
Q
J
6
Sontag
South
1 S
2 NT
4 C


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


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



Ekeblad +3Meltzer 50-273 NT North +3+6905 C North =+600


Board 14
None Vul
S Q 10 7 2
H 7
D Q J 8 7
C A 10 5 2
Stansby
West

1 D
1 NT

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

Pass
Pass

2nd
3
J
A
4
D 3
8
A
7
C 2
Martel
East
Pass
1 H
2 NT

3rd
K
Q
4
Q
D 10
K
7
3
8
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
6
5
8
A
D 4
3
5
2
Q
Lipsitz
West

1 NT


Lead
D J
H K
H J
D 10
H 4
C 6
D Q
D 8
S 7
C 7
Weichsel
North

Pass


2nd
3
7
C 5
A
S 2
4
9
S 3
5
J
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
2
3
8
7
10
Q
H 6
S 9
K
2
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par +90
2 C South
S K 9 4
H Q 9 6 5 2
D 10 2
C K 7 4




Ekeblad +4Meltzer 50-312 NT West -1+501 NT West =-90


Board 15
N-S Vul
S J 9 8 6 5
H 9 8 6 3
D A 8
C 10 7
Stansby
West

Pass
3 D
3 S
4 C

Lead
H Q
D K
H 9
D 4
D Q
C 3
H J
C Q
C 2
Molson
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
2
K
6
S 8
7
5
6
8
Martel
East

2 NT
3 H
3 NT
4 NT

3rd
6
3
10
10
S 7
A
S 3
5
J
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
A
D 5
8
7
4
3
10
S 5
Lipsitz
West

Pass
1 H
3 C


Lead
D 6
S 6
H 2
S 2
C Q
Weichsel
North

Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
10
10
3
4
4
Ekeblad
East

1 C
2 H
3 NT


3rd
A
K
J
8
3
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -920
6 C EW
S K 2
H Q 10 5
D J 9 7 6 2
C 8 6 4





TieMeltzer 50-314 NT East +1-4603 NT East +2-460


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 2OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 16
E-W Vul
S A
H A K 9 5
D K 9 6
C A K Q 5 2
Meltzer
West
1 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 3
D 4
S 10
C A
C K
C Q
Ekeblad
North
Dbl
2 S
3 NT

2nd
6
A
A
3
9
J
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
10
9
4
6
8
10
Lipsitz
South
1 NT
2 NT


4th
J
2
2
4
7
Granovetter
West
2 S
Pass
AP

Lead
S 10
C A
C K
C Q
C 2
C 5
H A
D 6
D A
D 8
H K
Martel
North
Dbl
3 S


2nd
A
9
3
J
H Q
D 2
8
10
9
K
4
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
6
8
10
D 4
H 2
6
J
7
S 4
7
Stansby
South
2 NT
3 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S Q 5 3 2
H 7 6 2
D J 5 4
C 10 8 6





Ekeblad +1Meltzer 50-323 NT South +1+4303 NT South =+400


Board 17
None Vul
S Q 9 5 4
H K 8 7 6
D A J 6 3
C 4
Meltzer
West

2 S
5 C

Lead
S K
S A
D 7
D 3
Ekeblad
North
Pass
4 C
AP

2nd
10
J
8
Q
Larsen
East
1 C
Pass


3rd
5
4
A
2
Lipsitz
South
1 S
4 S


4th
2
8
5
10
Granovetter
West

3 NT


Lead
S 3
S 4
S K
S 6
S 7
D 7
Martel
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
10
2
H 4
D 8
D 10
H 5
Rubin
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
Q
A
9
5
D 3
A
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -130
4 C EW
S A K 7 6 3
H 9 2
D 9 7 4 2
C 9 8
Meltzer +2Meltzer 52-325 C East -1+503 NT East -2+100


Board 18
N-S Vul
S A K 2
H J 10 6 4
D J 6 3
C A 9 8
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
D Q
S 7
D 7
D 6
D 10
D 8
S 8
S A
H 10
C 3
C 9
Ekeblad
North

2 C
3 NT

2nd
4
A
2
4
9
H 8
S 3
C 4
5
C 2
10
Q
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
3
10
J
K
C 8
H 6
K
9
A
A
K
Lipsitz
South
1 NT
2 D


4th
Q
2
Q
5
H 5
S 6
H 2
4
C 6
9
5
J
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
D K
Martel
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
J
A
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
3
Stansby
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S Q 9 8
H A Q
D K Q 10 8 7
C K 7 3







Ekeblad +1Meltzer 52-333 NT South +3+6903 NT South +2+660


Board 19
E-W Vul
S 9 2
H A K 7 4 2
D 7 4
C A K Q 7
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass



Lead
D K
D 5
C 3
H 2
C 6
S 2
C 9
Ekeblad
North

2 H
4 C
4 H



2nd
A
J
K
D 8
J
10
Larsen
East

Pass
Pass
AP



3rd
6
4
2
Q
A
Q
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 H
4 D




4th
7
3
4
3
5
3
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
H 5
S 2
S A
S 5
H 2
S 6
D J
C A
C K
C Q
H J
Martel
North

2 H
4 C
4 NT
5 NT


2nd
A
3
10
4
7
D 9
H 9
H 7
2
5
8
K
Rubin
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
6
A
Q
9
H 4
Q
D 7
Q
4
6
9
D 10
Stansby
South
1 S
3 H
4 D
5 S
6 H


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


Par +450
5 S NS
S A Q 8 6 5
H Q 6 5
D A 5
C 9 6 4










Ekeblad +11Meltzer 52-444 H North =+4206 H North -2-100


Board 20
Both Vul
S K 10 7
H K 10 6 4
D A 4
C 9 8 5 3
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D J
S 9
D 10
H 4
S J
D 3
C 2
H 2
Ekeblad
North
Pass
1 H
4 H

2nd
Q
Q
2
5
7
C 3
Q
3
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
K
7
Q
3
H 9
7
K
Lipsitz
South
1 D
2 H


4th
4
A
A
A
6
8
5
J
Granovetter
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 7
H 4
D 5
H 7
C 2
S Q
C 4
S 9
Martel
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
A
9
4
3
6
K
Q
J
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
Q
10
10
10
A
7
Stansby
South
1 NT



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


Par +620
4 H NS
S 9 6
H Q 8 7 2
D K Q 8 2
C A Q 6


Meltzer +6Meltzer 58-444 H North -1-1001 NT South +1+120


Board 21
N-S Vul
S Q 8 5
H 10 9 5 2
D K 10 7
C A 7 4
Meltzer
West

1 NT


Lead
H 2
C 3
S 2
H 5
D 2
H 9
C 10
S J
S A
S 3
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Dbl


2nd
3
4
10
7
5
8
7
K
5
H 10
Larsen
East
Pass
AP


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



4th
A
J
4
6
K
K
Q
6
7
9
Granovetter
West

Dbl
Dbl

Lead
C K
H 4
C 10
H 5
S A
S K
S 3
C 9
S 10
C Q
Martel
North
Pass
1 NT
Pass

2nd
3
A
A
8
5
8
Q
J
D 7
D 3
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
2 H

3rd
4
2
2
J
4
6
H 7
H 6
C 8
D 10
Stansby
South
1 C
Pass
AP

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


Par +120
2 NT South
S J 9 7 2
H J 4
D A 9 5
C K Q J 5




Ekeblad +2Meltzer 58-461 NT× West -1+1002 H East -1+50


Board 22
E-W Vul
S 10 8
H A Q J
D J 5 4
C K J 7 5 3
Meltzer
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
H 4
C 3
C 6
C 5
H 7
C 7
C J
D 4
Ekeblad
North

1 D


2nd
J
5
2
10
Q
S J
S 2
S 3
7
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
6
A
K
H 10
A
S 9
S K
K
Lipsitz
South
Pass
2 H


4th
2
Q
4
9
8
9
D 3
D 8
10
Granovetter
West

Pass
AP

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

1 NT


2nd
J
6
2
9
10
D 5
8
7
10
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
Q
J
3
J
7
5
K
K
H Q
Stansby
South
Pass
2 H


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


Par -100
3 H× NS -1
S K 9
H 10 8 7 5 2
D K 9 6 2
C A 6




TieMeltzer 58-462 H South +1+1402 H South +1+140


Board 23
Both Vul
S 7 2
H Q 7 2
D 10 8 3
C K Q J 7 5
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
4 D

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

1 NT
Pass
4 H

2nd
3
8
8
K
7
4
8
4
J
3
10
Larsen
East

Pass
2 NT
AP

3rd
2
5
K
A
3
2
H 7
S 6
H 6
Q
S 9
Lipsitz
South
1 S
2 H
3 H


4th
4
H 5
A
2
Q
K
C 3
2
7
C 9
H 9
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
4 D

Lead
D 3
H 4
S K
C 2
S 4
S 9
C 10
D 10
Martel
North

1 NT
Pass
AP

2nd
2
2
A
Q
Q
10
H 5
Rubin
East

Pass
2 NT


3rd
4
K
7
A
8
D 8
8
Stansby
South
1 S
2 H
3 H


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


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






Ekeblad +1Meltzer 58-474 H South -1-1004 D West =-130


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

Lead
D 4
H K
S 4
D 3
D 7
S 3
S Q
S 8
S 5
C 2
C 4
C 7
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
A
K
C 6
A
J
2
D 8
H 3
A
H Q
H 9
Larsen
East
1 S
2 NT


3rd
10
2
7
9
5
10
H 4
H 7
H J
K
10
D J
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
5
6
6
H 6
A
9
H 8
C 3
5
J
8
Granovetter
West
1 H
2 D


Lead
D 4
D 7
H 2
C A
D A
C 4
Martel
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
8
5
K
3
H 4
Rubin
East
1 S
3 NT


3rd
10
J
K
5
H 8
Q
Stansby
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S 4 3 2
H A 10 9 3
D A 8 6 4
C A 4







Ekeblad +10Meltzer 58-573 NT East -1+503 NT East =-400


Board 25
E-W Vul
S J 10 8 5
H 7 5
D K 4 2
C Q 10 9 6
Meltzer
West

1 H
Pass

Lead
S 2
C A
C 4
H 9
D 3
C 8
H 4
D 9
C 9
D 4
D Q
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Dbl
3 NT

2nd
J
2
3
J
2
7
A
10
S 4
S 7
J
Larsen
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
Q
6
Q
Q
6
10
2
K
S 3
A
S 5
Lipsitz
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
A
5
K
5
8
J
7
7
H 6
5
H 3
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H 6
C 4
H 4
H 8
D Q
D 8
C Q
D 4
C A
S 3
S 4
C 9
Martel
North
Pass
1 S
3 NT

2nd
7
3
J
S 5
3
J
5
S 7
7
2
6
S 9
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
10
Q
3
2
K
8
A
6
J
H 2
D 9
Stansby
South
1 D
2 NT


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


Par +120
2 NT NS
S A 6 3
H A J 10
D A Q 9 8
C A 8 4







Meltzer +10Meltzer 68-573 NT South -1-503 NT South +1+430


Board 26
Both Vul
S Q 10 8 6
H 8 7 3
D A Q 6 5
C 6 2
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 5
D J
C 4
C 9
C 3
D 2
S 8
C 7
H A
H K
H Q
H 5
Ekeblad
North

1 S
2 C
3 NT

2nd
2
4
J
H 3
8
A
5
S 2
2
9
10
S 9
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
5
Q
D 3
S 6
7
K
D 6
7
8
D Q
S 10
Lipsitz
South
1 C
1 NT
2 H


4th
A
K
6
10
H 4
8
3
D 10
6
J
D 9
S 7
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
AP

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

1 S
2 NT


2nd
8
2
A
3
9
10
2
A
S J
8
9
D A
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
6
2
6
3
8
10
5
S 8
6
D Q
D 7
Stansby
South
1 C
2 H
3 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K 4
H A K Q 5
D J 8
C A J 10 7 3








TieMeltzer 68-573 NT South =+6003 NT North =+600


Board 27
None Vul
S A J 5 4 3 2
H K
D J 4
C Q 9 6 4
Meltzer
West

Pass
2 H
AP

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

2 C
2 S


2nd
5
2
J
Q
7
8
D 8
3
Larsen
East

Pass
3 H


3rd
J
A
K
9
2
S 3
8
7
Lipsitz
South
Pass
2 D
4 S


4th
K
4
5
C 4
6
3
H 2
K
Granovetter
West

3 H
Pass


Lead
H J
D 6
D 9
C 3
Martel
North

4 S
5 S


2nd
K
2
J
7
Rubin
East

5 H
AP


3rd
A
A
K
K
Stansby
South
1 S
Dbl



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


Par -100
4 S× NS -1
S K Q 10 9 8
H 6 5
D Q 5 2
C A 10 7



Ekeblad +2Meltzer 68-594 S North -1-505 S South -2-100


Board 28
N-S Vul
S K 8 4
H A Q 10 5
D A 9 3
C K Q 5
Meltzer
West
Pass
2 C
3 S

Lead
D 5
D 9
C 4
D 3
C 2
S 2
S A
C 6
Ekeblad
North
1 C
Pass
AP

2nd
2
K
7
S 3
J
4
J
Larsen
East
1 S
3 C


3rd
A
7
10
6
A
Q
7
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
J
4
Q
10
5
9
8
Granovetter
West
Pass
3 S


Lead
C J
S 2
S A
C 8
S K
C K
D A
D 9
H 2
Martel
North
1 C
Pass


2nd
A
8
J
7
5
2
J
K
Rubin
East
2 S
Pass


3rd
5
Q
7
3
D 5
H 3
7
6
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


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


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



Meltzer +2Meltzer 70-593 S East -1+503 S East -2+100


Board 29
Both Vul
S J 7 5 3
H 10 9 7 3 2
D A
C Q 7 6
Meltzer
West

2 C
4 S

Lead
D K
H 9
S 2
S A
S 4
S K
H K
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
A
9
5
7
D 7
Larsen
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
A
4
Q
6
10
8
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
4
5
3
D 5
C 2
J
Granovetter
West

2 C
4 S

Lead
D K
H 3
S 2
S Q
S 4
H K
C 8
H Q
H J
C 10
C 9
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
A
9
5
7
D 7
4
7
9
7
J
Rubin
East
1 NT
2 S


3rd
A
4
A
6
10
6
K
D 2
D 3
A
S 8
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -650
5 S EW
S 9
H 4
D K Q 9 8 7 5
C J 5 4 3 2





TieMeltzer 70-594 S East +1-6504 S East +1-650


Board 30
None Vul
S J 6 4 3
H 10 7 2
D 8 3 2
C 10 7 5
Meltzer
West

1 NT
2 NT
4 S

Lead
C 5
S 5
H 4
S 7
S 2
D 8
C 4
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
2
3
3
4
D 5
7
7
Larsen
East
Pass
2 H
3 NT


3rd
J
K
Q
A
9
J
Q
Lipsitz
South
1 D
Pass
Pass


4th
A
Q
7
D K
J
A
3
Granovetter
West

Dbl
3 D


Lead
D K
S 5
S K
S 2
D 3
D Q
S 10
C 2
C K
C 4
H 4
Martel
North

Pass
Pass


2nd
A
4
D 4
D 5
7
H 5
D J
3
5
10
3
Rubin
East
Pass
2 S
4 S


3rd
8
A
7
9
10
2
H 6
A
8
Q
Q
Stansby
South
1 D
Pass
AP


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


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






TieMeltzer 70-594 S West +1-4504 S East +1-450


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 3OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 31
N-S Vul
S K 8
H J 6 4 3
D A K J 9 7 5 4
C
Meltzer
West

1 C
Dbl


Lead
H 5
H 10
H 9
S A
S 9
H 6
Molson
North

1 D
4 D


2nd
8
2
4
8
K
C 3
Larsen
East

1 S
4 S


3rd
J
A
D 6
2
3
Shenkin
South
Pass
2 D
AP


4th
K
3
7
4
7
Granovetter
West

1 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
H Q
H 8
S 2
Weichsel
North

2 D
3 H
5 D

2nd
2
4
J
4
Rubin
East

Dbl
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
10
D 6
A
Sontag
South
Pass
3 D
Pass


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


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

Meltzer +6Meltzer 76-594 S East =-4205 D North -2-200


Board 32
E-W Vul
S A 9
H Q 2
D Q J 9 7 5 3
C 8 3 2
Meltzer
West
1 S
2 H


Lead
D Q
S 5
D 5
S K
S 7
C K
C 5
S 4
H 3
D J
H K
S 8
Molson
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
A
6
9
C 2
7
10
D 3
9
C 4
2
D 7
Larsen
East
1 NT
Pass


3rd
4
10
10
D 8
H 6
S 3
H 8
H 10
Q
C J
C 6
C 9
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass


4th
A
Q
K
2
J
8
3
H A
7
H J
4
H 5
Granovetter
West
1 S
Pass
3 S

Lead
D Q
H J
D J
H 8
H 3
D 9
S K
D 7
S 5
Weichsel
North
2 D
Pass
AP

2nd
2
Q
6
2
K
8
A
C 4
Rubin
East
Pass
3 C


3rd
10
6
4
10
S 9
C 7
10
H 4
Sontag
South
2 NT
Dbl


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


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







Meltzer +7Meltzer 83-592 H West =-1103 S West -2+200


Board 33
None Vul
S A J 10 4 3
H J
D 8 3
C A Q 7 4 3
Meltzer
West

1 NT
AP


Lead
D J
H K
S 5
H 9
S A
D 8
C J
Molson
North
1 C
2 S



2nd
K
J
J
Q
2
2
K
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
A
4
K
A
8
Q
A
Shenkin
South
1 H
3 C



4th
3
3
6
C 3
Q
4
5
Granovetter
West

Dbl
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 5
D 4
C J
C 2
C A
S A
S 3
H K
D 7
S J
Weichsel
North
1 S
2 C
Pass
4 C

2nd
K
3
6
9
H 4
2
9
J
C 7
Rubin
East
Pass
2 H
3 D
AP

3rd
A
J
3
Q
8
6
8
9
10
Sontag
South
1 NT
3 C
Pass


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


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





TieMeltzer 83-593 C North +1+1304 C North =+130


Board 34
N-S Vul
S A 10 3
H 10 5 4
D A Q 5 4
C 10 9 8
Meltzer
West

1 NT
2 D

Lead
C 10
H 2
C 7
H 3
C K
C J
H J
C 2
S 6
D 10
S A
S 10
Molson
North

Pass
Pass

2nd
Q
6
8
8
9
D 4
10
D 5
3
9
2
D 6
Larsen
East
Pass
2 C
2 NT

3rd
5
Q
A
A
3
4
7
H 9
Q
Q
5
9
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
6
4
H K
5
D 7
D 3
D 8
S 4
K
2
7
8
Granovetter
West

1 NT


Lead
C 10
H 7
C J
C 3
C 6
C 2
H A
H J
S 4
S 10
Weichsel
North

Pass


2nd
A
6
8
D 7
H 5
D 5
10
D 4
7
Q
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Q
Q
K
4
H 2
3
9
A
K
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass


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


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







Meltzer +1Meltzer 84-592 NT West =-1201 NT West =-90


Board 35
E-W Vul
S 10 8
H A Q 8 2
D J 10 7
C 10 9 4 3
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
S 10
H 9
D J
C 7
H 10
H J
D A
D K
C J
D 9
C 5
Molson
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
A
J
Q
2
3
6
S 7
4
6
A
C 9
S 5
Larsen
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
3
3
K
C 6
C 8
7
10
4
S 9
S 2
Shenkin
South
1 S
2 D


4th
4
A
5
Q
Q
2
8
5
8
2
S 4
10
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H K
S 10
S 4
C 2
H 9
D J
C 6
H 10
H J
D 9
Weichsel
North

1 NT
2 S

2nd
A
J
3
Q
Q
2
4
5
S 7
7
Rubin
East

Pass
AP

3rd
7
Q
8
A
3
3
K
D 4
S A
Sontag
South
1 S
2 D


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


Par -90
1 NT EW
S Q 7 6 5 4
H 6 5 4
D A K 3
C Q J







TieMeltzer 84-592 S South -2-1002 S South -2-100


Board 36
Both Vul
S A
H Q 5
D A K J 10 9 8 4 2
C K 3
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 10
D A
D K
Molson
North
1 D
3 C
4 D
5 D
7 NT

2nd
A
6
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
5
Shenkin
South
1 H
4 C
4 NT
5 NT


4th
5
3
Granovetter
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
D A
D K
Weichsel
North
1 C
3 D
4 NT
5 NT
7 NT

2nd
7
6
S 2
Rubin
East
2 S
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
9
5
Sontag
South
Dbl
3 S
5 H
6 S


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


Par +2220
7 NT NS
S K 8 7 5
H A 9 8 6
D 5
C A Q 10 5
TieMeltzer 84-597 NT South -1-1007 NT North -1-100


Board 37
N-S Vul
S 8 7 5
H A Q 10 7
D 9 8 6 4
C J 3
Meltzer
West

2 C
2 S

Lead
C 10
D Q
S 4
C 6
C 5
C 8
C 2
D J
S 9
D 10
H 6
H Q
Molson
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
K
5
9
S 8
S 3
S J
7
A
5
8
K
Larsen
East
1 NT
2 H
2 NT

3rd
3
A
Q
Q
K
7
D 2
3
6
H 7
A
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
AP

4th
A
4
2
J
H 4
S 7
D 6
8
D 9
H 2
3
Granovetter
West

Pass


Lead
H 4
C K
C 2
C 5
C 8
C 6
S Q
H 6
H 10
H 9
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
8
10
9
S 5
S 3
S J
A
D 3
3
D 5
Rubin
East
1 NT



3rd
Q
4
Q
A
7
D 2
4
A
J
Sontag
South
Pass



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


Par -400
5 C EW
S A J 3 2
H J 9 6 4
D K 10 7
C 10 9






TieMeltzer 84-592 NT East +1-1501 NT East +2-150


Board 38
E-W Vul
S K J 10 8 3 2
H 10 4 3
D J 3
C Q 7
Meltzer
West

1 D
2 D

Lead
D Q
D 10
S J
S 3
H 2
D 7
S K
H 4
C A
Molson
North

1 S
2 S

2nd
K
J
6
A
8
S 10
9
6
6
Larsen
East
Pass
Dbl
AP

3rd
A
6
4
7
K
H 5
Q
J
7
Shenkin
South
1 C
Rdbl


4th
3
2
5
D 8
3
5
D 4
9
2
Granovetter
West

2 D


Lead
S 4
S 6
D A
D 4
H A
S Q
C A
C 4
C 10
S 10
C 9
H Q
Weichsel
North

Pass


2nd
5
7
3
J
K
D 7
6
K
H 10
H 6
J
J
Rubin
East
Pass
4 H


3rd
K
H 9
6
Q
4
J
7
Q
8
H 8
H 3
D 9
Sontag
South
1 D
AP


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


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







Meltzer +4Meltzer 88-592 S North +1+1404 H East -3+300


Board 39
Both Vul
S A 10 2
H J 9 3 2
D Q 7 3
C J 6 5
Meltzer
West

Pass
2 C
2 NT



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

Pass
Pass
Pass



2nd
5
7
H 7
H 6
7
3
C 2
C 3
S 3
S 6
A
Larsen
East

1 D
2 D
3 NT



3rd
8
A
9
8
J
Q
C 4
C 7
C 9
S 4
Q
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP



4th
K
J
3
Q
K
4
C 6
H 9
H J
C 5
J
Granovetter
West

Pass
2 C
2 S
2 NT
4 D

Lead
S Q
S 10
S 8
D A
H 5
D 9
Weichsel
North

Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

2nd
K
9
5
J
4
7
Rubin
East

1 D
2 D
Pass
3 H


3rd
A
J
2
8
K
4
Sontag
South
Pass
1 S
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -600
3 NT West
S Q J 8 6 3
H 8 7 6 4
D J
C A 3 2








Meltzer +10Meltzer 98-593 NT West =-6004 D East =-130


Board 40
None Vul
S 9 6
H Q 4
D J 2
C Q 8 7 6 4 3 2
Meltzer
West
1 H
Pass
AP

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


2nd
4
Q
A
3
6
2
Q
C 3
Larsen
East
3 H
Pass


3rd
9
J
8
2
S 9
S 2
C 2
10
Shenkin
South
Dbl
4 S


4th
A
K
6
7
9
6
10
S 3
Granovetter
West
1 H
Rdbl
Dbl

Lead
H 3
D 5
S 10
D A
D 4
C 3
D Q
S J
Weichsel
North
Pass
3 C
AP

2nd
4
3
A
6
8
J
C 4
Q
Rubin
East
2 H
4 H


3rd
7
J
8
2
S 9
K
10
Sontag
South
Dbl
4 S


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


Par -100
5 C× NS -1
S A J 7 4 3 2
H A
D A 5 4
C K 9 5


Ekeblad +2Meltzer 98-614 S South -1-504 S× South -1-100


Board 41
E-W Vul
S 8 7 2
H J 7
D A J 9 6 5
C 7 4 2
Meltzer
West

Pass

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


2nd
9
A
5
K
3
4
Q
6
5
8
7
J
Larsen
East
Pass


3rd
3
3
7
4
J
S 8
8
9
D 4
D 9
10
8
Shenkin
South
Pass


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

Pass

Lead
C A
C K
C 6
H K
C 10
H J
H 10
D 8
S 7
S K
Weichsel
North
Pass
2 S

2nd
9
Q
S 6
8
D 4
2
5
10
J
4
Rubin
East
1 NT
AP

3rd
8
3
J
7
H 3
Q
D 5
Q
A
8
Sontag
South
2 C


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


Par +110
2 H NS
S A K 10 6
H K Q 10 9 6
D 10 4
C Q 9






Meltzer +2Meltzer 100-612 D North =+902 S North +1+140


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

3 S
Pass

Lead
C Q
D 10
S 7
H 2
C 2
D A
Molson
North

4 H
Dbl

2nd
K
2
3
C 9
4
9
Larsen
East
1 S
4 S
AP

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


4th
5
Q
2
6
10
7
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
C 6
S Q
D A
D 2
C J
S 4
C Q
C 8
D 3
H 7
H A
Weichsel
North

1 D
4 H

2nd
A
A
D 6
4
9
K
J
4
H 6
J
5
8
Rubin
East
Pass
1 S
AP

3rd
2
2
6
Q
H 3
H 2
H 4
S 5
H Q
H 10
S 8
D 5
Sontag
South
Pass
2 H


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


Par +140
3 H NS
S 7
H A 10 9 4 3
D Q 6
C Q J 8 3 2







Ekeblad +5Meltzer 100-664 S× East -3+8004 H South =+620


Board 43
None Vul
S J 8 6
H 6 5
D K 10 9 5 2
C A J 10
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 9
D 7
C A
C J
Molson
North

2 D
2 S
3 C
3 NT

2nd
6
6
2
Q
Larsen
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
5
K
4
K
Shenkin
South
1 NT
2 H
2 NT
3 D


4th
K
3
7
3
Granovetter
West

Pass




Lead
S 10
S 2
C 4
C 10
C 6
H 5
C 9
C 8
D A
D 4
Weichsel
North

3 NT




2nd
6
K
5
Q
7
3
D 6
S 4
8
Rubin
East

AP




3rd
A
9
A
K
J
A
H 6
S J
2
Sontag
South
1 NT





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


Par +130
4 D NS
S K 7
H A 4 2
D A 7 4
C K 9 8 6 4






Meltzer +3Meltzer 103-663 NT South =+4003 NT South +3+490


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


Lead
H K
S 2
S 5
C Q
Molson
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
J
D 2
Larsen
East
4 S



3rd
2
A
K
Shenkin
South
Pass



4th
A
7
Q
Granovetter
West
2 S
3 C
3 NT

Lead
H K
S K
S 2
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
J
Q
Rubin
East
2 NT
3 D
6 S

3rd
2
5
A
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -1510
7 S EW
S 7
H J 4 2
D K 9 8 4 2
C 7 4 3 2
Ekeblad +11Meltzer 103-774 S West +3-5106 S West +1-1010


Board 45
Both Vul
S 5 3
H J 8 6
D A Q 10 8
C A 9 8 5
Meltzer
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D 7
S 3
D 3
C A
C 5
C 6
H K
H 7
C 9
D A
S 5
Molson
North
Pass
Dbl
2 NT


2nd
2
8
2
Q
2
10
8
D 6
9
H 10
S 6
8
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


4th
6
5
A
J
3
Q
K
A
J
S 7
4
J
Granovetter
West

Pass



Lead
H Q
D J
D 5
C 5
C 7
S 3
C Q
D 6
D A
S 5
Weichsel
North
Pass
2 D



2nd
6
4
3
2
6
2
8
Q
S 6
8
Rubin
East
Pass
AP



3rd
7
8
10
K
A
K
H 4
H 5
S 4
Q
Sontag
South
1 D




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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K Q 10 4
H K 9 2
D J 5
C K J 7 4








Meltzer +7Meltzer 110-773 NT North -2-2002 D South =+90


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 4OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 46
None Vul
S Q 10 9 8 7 5 4
H 8 5
D Q 10 3
C 4
Sontag
West

Dbl
3 C
Dbl

Lead
C A
D 8
D 2
C 8
S 5
S 3
D Q
H 8
C 9
H 5
Ekeblad
North

2 S
3 S
AP

2nd
2
9
3
J
C 7
7
7
6
H 10
2
Weichsel
East
2 C
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
K
5
S 4
K
C 6
H J
A
S 10
K
Lipsitz
South
2 H
Pass
4 S


4th
4
10
A
5
A
6
4
4
Q
S 2
Shenkin
West

Dbl
4 C


Lead
H K
H A
H 3
S A
C 3
C K
C Q
D 7
Martel
North

2 S
AP


2nd
4
10
C J
5
4
8
9
9
Molson
East
1 C
3 C



3rd
5
8
S 10
D 5
A
S 2
D 2
K
Stansby
South
1 H
3 S



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


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





Meltzer +4Meltzer 114-774 S× North -1-1004 C East -1+50


Board 47
N-S Vul
S A K 7 4 3
H K 4
D A
C A K 7 6 3
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
C Q
H K
S 3
C 10
C 7
D 3
C 6
D 6
S A
S K
Ekeblad
North

1 C
1 S
4 S


2nd
4
8
6
8
9
A
J
J
2
9
Weichsel
East

Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
2
5
Q
K
S 8
4
S 5
S 4
H 7
Lipsitz
South
Pass
1 D
2 S



4th
A
3
10
5
S J
2
D 5
8
D 7
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
C A
C K
C 6
H 2
C 3
D 2
S K
Martel
North

1 C
2 S
3 S


2nd
5
5
9
J
K
Q
J
6
Molson
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
4
10
S 8
8
S Q
A
H 7
Stansby
South
Pass
1 H
2 NT
4 S


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S Q 8 5
H Q 10 9 7 5
D Q 6 2
C 10 4






Ekeblad +1Meltzer 114-784 S North +1+6504 S North =+620


Board 48
E-W Vul
S 10 9 5
H 8 2
D J 8 7 6 4
C Q 6 2
Sontag
West
1 D
2 S
4 S

Lead
H J
S J
S 3
S A
C 3
H 9
C A
C 7
C 8
S 8
S 2
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
3
7
H K
10
2
4
5
9
D 4
D 6
Weichsel
East
1 S
2 NT


3rd
8
6
K
4
10
2
4
K
H 6
Q
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass


4th
Q
5
9
H 7
J
A
6
Q
D 2
D 9
Shenkin
West
1 C
2 S
4 S

Lead
D 10
S 2
S K
S 6
D 3
C K
C 3
D K
H 3
S J
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
5
7
9
10
2
2
6
S 8
2
Molson
East
1 S
3 C


3rd
4
A
4
Q
A
7
10
6
A
Stansby
South
2 H
Pass


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


Par -660
5 NT East
S 7
H K J 10 9 7
D K 10 9 2
C J 9 5





Meltzer +1Meltzer 115-784 S East +2-6804 S East +1-650


Board 49
None Vul
S A 5
H K 8
D A 8 7 6 3
C Q 9 7 2
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H A
C 3
D K
D Q
Ekeblad
North
1 D
1 NT
3 D
4 NT


2nd
10
A
2
5
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
4
3
6
Lipsitz
South
1 S
2 D
4 D
6 D


4th
8
2
4
10
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D 10
D Q
D K
S 3
S 5
S 8
C 7
S 9
C 2
S J
Martel
North
1 NT
2 S
5 D



2nd
J
5
9
4
6
H 5
6
H 6
3
Molson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
2
6
7
A
K
D 8
A
D A
K
Stansby
South
2 H
4 NT
6 D



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


Par +990
6 NT NS
S K J 9 8 3
H J 10
D K Q J
C A K J






TieMeltzer 115-786 D North =+9206 D North =+920


Board 50
N-S Vul
S 7
H 9 4
D 10 7 6 3
C Q J 10 7 3 2
Sontag
West

Dbl
2 NT

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

Pass
Pass

2nd
2
4
5
J
5
10
5
S 6
8
D 6
7
10
Weichsel
East
1 D
2 C
3 NT

3rd
3
3
C 2
2
C 3
C 7
10
8
Q
C 6
4
K
Lipsitz
South
1 S
Pass
AP

4th
10
7
J
9
K
C 4
K
Q
D 3
K
2
5
Shenkin
West

Rdbl
Dbl

Lead
C 4
S 7
D 8
D 9
D A
S Q
H 4
S 9
H 9
H J
S 6
C A
Martel
North

1 D
2 C

2nd
9
2
3
5
7
C 2
8
10
K
6
5
S 8
Molson
East
1 C
Pass
Dbl

3rd
8
K
K
J
4
J
Q
C Q
A
D 10
C J
5
Stansby
South
Dbl
Pass
AP

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


Par -400
3 NT EW
S K 9 8 6 3
H A Q J 7
D Q 5 2
C 9







Ekeblad +6Meltzer 115-843 NT West -1+502 C× North -1-200


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

Pass
Pass


Lead
C 8
D 10
H 8
H 6
C 6
D J
C 7
H A
D 4
S 10
Ekeblad
North

3 C
Pass


2nd
K
8
5
10
4
H 7
10
2
C J
3
Weichsel
East

3 D
5 D


3rd
A
Q
Q
4
D 5
A
D 9
J
7
7
Lipsitz
South
Pass
5 C
AP


4th
D 3
6
K
3
3
C 2
9
C 5
C Q
K
Shenkin
West

Pass
Pass
6 D

Lead
C 3
D 10
C 6
D 9
H J
C J
H A
H Q
D 4
S 5
Martel
North

3 C
Pass
AP

2nd
K
8
5
C 9
4
7
7
2
H 6
3
Molson
East

Dbl
5 D


3rd
A
A
D K
Q
3
10
8
10
7
Q
Stansby
South
Pass
5 C
Pass


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


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





Meltzer +12Meltzer 127-845 D East =-6006 D East -1+100


Board 52
Both Vul
S Q J 6
H J 8 6
D K Q 6 2
C J 6 4
Sontag
West
Pass
1 H

Lead
D K
S 9
H K
C A
C K
C Q
S 2
D 3
S 4
D 5
C 8
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
4
Q
4
2
3
5
5
2
3
6
10
Weichsel
East
1 D
3 H

3rd
7
K
6
7
9
S 10
H 5
H 2
H 9
H 3
H 10
Lipsitz
South
Pass
AP

4th
A
A
A
4
6
J
6
8
J
10
H J
Shenkin
West
Pass
1 D

Lead
D 7
S 9
H K
C 8
C K
C Q
S 2
D 3
S 4
D 5
S 7
Martel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
A
6
4
2
3
5
3
6
5
K
8
Molson
East
1 C
1 H

3rd
2
K
8
7
9
S 10
H 5
H 2
H 9
H 3
H 10
Stansby
South
Pass
AP

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


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




TieMeltzer 127-843 H West =-1401 H East +2-140


Board 53
N-S Vul
S 3 2
H K J 7 4
D A 4 2
C J 10 9 6
Sontag
West

2 D
3 D
Pass
4 D

Lead
S 3
C Q
H 8
D A
D 2
C 2
S 8
C 7
H 10
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Dbl
Pass
Dbl
AP

2nd
A
A
5
3
7
9
5
10
3
Weichsel
East
Pass
Rdbl
3 NT
Pass


3rd
10
3
J
10
S 4
K
D 6
D Q
Q
Lipsitz
South
1 S
2 S
Pass
Pass


4th
9
6
2
5
8
4
2
5
K
Shenkin
West

4 D
5 D



Lead
S 3
C K
S 10
D 5
S J
D 4
C 2
S 8
C 7
H 10
Martel
North
Pass
Pass
AP



2nd
A
A
D J
2
D 6
7
9
Q
10
3
Molson
East
Pass
4 S




3rd
4
3
2
3
D A
S 5
Q
D 9
D Q
5
Stansby
South
3 S
Pass




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


Par +300
5 D× EW -2
S K Q J 10 5 4
H 8 3
D 10
C A 8 5 4






Meltzer +3Meltzer 130-844 D West -1+505 D West -3+150


Board 54
E-W Vul
S 7 5 4 3
H 6 4
D Q J 9 8 5 2
C 5
Sontag
West

Dbl
4 S


Lead
H J
H A
H 8
S 4
C K
S 8
C 8
D 5
S 5
C 9
Ekeblad
North

Pass
5 D


2nd
Q
6
D 9
9
5
3
J
4
6
10
Weichsel
East
Pass
1 S
Dbl


3rd
K
5
10
Q
2
2
D 2
3
D 10
D 8
Lipsitz
South
1 C
Pass
AP


4th
4
3
9
K
7
A
3
H 2
10
4
Shenkin
West

1 H
Dbl
4 C

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

Pass
2 D
Pass

2nd
4
3
H 7
5
H 8
4
6
4
C 6
C 7
8
Molson
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
4 H

3rd
K
2
8
6
5
5
10
9
9
C 10
J
Stansby
South
1 C
1 NT
Pass
AP

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


Par -300
5 D× NS -2
S A Q
H Q 9 3
D A K 10 3
C Q 9 8 7






Ekeblad +8Meltzer 130-925 D× North -2-3004 H West =-620


Board 55
Both Vul
S A 7
H A K 9 5
D K 9 2
C A K 10 6
Sontag
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 7
S A
S 7
D 3
D 5
D 6
Ekeblad
North

1 C
2 NT
4 H

2nd
3
3
10
9
7
K
Weichsel
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
Q
2
5
Q
A
H 10
Lipsitz
South
Pass
1 D
3 D


4th
A
4
Q
4
2
10
Shenkin
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
D Q
C A
H A
C K
S A
S 7
D A
H Q
Martel
North

2 NT
3 S
4 H

2nd
4
3
7
5
3
10
2
K
Molson
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
8
3
D 7
2
5
5
10
Stansby
South
Pass
3 D
4 D


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


Par +650
5 H NS
S 9 8 5 2
H J 8 6 4 3
D 10 7 4
C 8



Meltzer +13Meltzer 143-924 H North -1-1004 H North +1+650


Board 56
None Vul
S A K J 2
H A J 7 2
D Q 7 3
C 9 3
Sontag
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
D K
S 5
C 9
D 4
D A
D J
C A
H Q
S A
S K
S 2
H 10
Ekeblad
North
1 NT


2nd
2
6
2
3
8
9
7
3
7
8
Q
C J
Weichsel
East
Pass


3rd
6
9
5
10
C 8
C 6
H 5
8
H 4
H 6
C 10
K
Lipsitz
South
Pass


4th
7
J
Q
5
Q
H 2
3
A
3
4
10
7
Shenkin
West
Pass
Dbl

Lead
D K
D A
D 10
S A
S K
S 2
H 4
S Q
C A
C 4
H 6
Martel
North
1 D
Pass

2nd
2
5
8
5
7
8
5
C 5
7
K
9
Molson
East
1 NT
Pass

3rd
4
6
S 10
6
H 3
D 9
J
H 8
6
8
A
Stansby
South
2 D
Pass

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


Par -140
3 S EW
S 6
H 6 4 3
D 9 8 5 2
C K J 10 7 5






Ekeblad +5Meltzer 143-971 NT North -2-1002 D× North -2-300


Board 57
E-W Vul
S K 3
H A Q 9 7 3 2
D 7 6 4
C J 9
Sontag
West

Pass
AP

Lead
S 5
H 10
S K
H 2
D A
D J
C 6
Ekeblad
North
1 H
2 H


2nd
A
5
7
S 6
4
6
2
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
9
A
D 2
8
8
Q
A
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 H


4th
3
J
4
K
3
10
9
Shenkin
West

Pass


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


2nd
A
5
S 7
5
8
7
K
J
Molson
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
Q
6
D 2
10
K
A
Q
Stansby
South
4 H



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


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


Ekeblad +5Meltzer 143-1023 H North =+1404 H North -1-50


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

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
H K
S 2
H 10
S 6
C J
S 3
D K
D 5
D 10
H 7
Ekeblad
North

1 NT
2 D


2nd
3
A
K
6
A
4
10
7
J
4
4
Weichsel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
5
5
2
9
6
D 6
8
A
S 7
8
Lipsitz
South
1 S
2 C
2 S


4th
8
3
4
Q
8
9
Q
3
2
C 5
Shenkin
West

Dbl
3 C


Lead
S 10
D J
D 5
S 9
C K
C Q
C 10
D Q
D 4
H 5
Martel
North

2 S
AP


2nd
4
8
7
8
3
4
9
S 2
S Q
6
Molson
East
Pass
Dbl



3rd
7
2
A
6
6
A
5
H 4
C J
K
Stansby
South
1 S
Pass



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


Par -110
3 C EW
S Q J 7 6 2
H A Q 7
D K 5
C 9 8 2






Ekeblad +6Meltzer 143-1082 S South +1+1403 C West =-110


Board 59
None Vul
S J 7 4 3
H A 2
D A Q 9 8 3
C 8 6
Sontag
West

4 H
Pass

Lead
C K
S K
C J
D 4
S 5
S 4
D 10
Ekeblad
North

4 S
6 S

2nd
6
2
Q
3
H 10
9
Weichsel
East

5 H
Dbl

3rd
5
3
S 6
6
J
Q
Lipsitz
South
1 S
5 S
AP

4th
A
A
8
J
10
H 3
Shenkin
West

3 H
AP

Lead
H K
S 3
S Q
H 4
S 8
C 6
D J
Martel
North

Dbl


2nd
A
10
6
S 5
H 3
4
K
Molson
East

4 H


3rd
5
K
4
Q
J
A
A
Stansby
South
1 C
4 S


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


Par +800
6 H× EW -4
S K Q 8 5
H
D J 10 2
C A Q 9 7 3 2

Meltzer +11Meltzer 154-1086 S× South -1-1004 S South +2+480


Board 60
N-S Vul
S K J 9 8 6 4 2
H A 9 8 7 4
D
C 4
Sontag
West
Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP

Lead
C K
S 3
C J
H A
H 7
C 2
H 9
S 7
S K
Ekeblad
North
1 H
2 S
3 H


2nd
A
A
H 4
5
K
5
10
10
D 5
Weichsel
East
Pass
3 D
Pass


3rd
10
2
7
3
6
Q
Q
J
Lipsitz
South
1 NT
Dbl
4 H


4th
4
5
3
2
J
H 8
D 3
D 4
Shenkin
West
1 C
5 C
5 D
AP

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


2nd
5
K
3
S 2
D 7
S 4
10
3
S 6
Molson
East
4 NT
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
6
A
8
4
4
J
Q
6
Stansby
South
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


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


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





Ekeblad +8Meltzer 154-1164 H North +1+6505 D× West -2+300


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 5OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 61
Both Vul
S K
H Q 8 6 5 3
D 10 7 4 3
C K 7 2
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


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


2nd
K
3
4
4
4
J
5
9
10
7
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
A
2
8
7
2
A
H 6
D 7
K
S 10
Shenkin
South
1 C
2 S
3 D



4th
5
D 6
K
J
K
5
3
6
6
C Q
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 2
C 2
C 4
H K
C Q
H Q
D 3
C 3
C 8
D K
Weichsel
North
Pass
1 D
1 S
2 NT
3 NT

2nd
K
6
7
A
K
7
8
D 2
D 9
Q
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
3
9
J
3
H 4
D 6
A
H 5
H 6
4
Sontag
South
1 C
1 H
1 NT
3 H


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S A Q 10 4
H K
D A K 6
C A 9 8 5 3






TieMeltzer 154-1163 NT North +1+6303 NT South +1+630


Board 62
None Vul
S K Q 8 5
H K 2
D J 10 9 7 5
C 10 5
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass





Lead
D K
H 8
S K
S Q
H 2
H 5
C 5
S A
Molson
North

3 S
4 S





2nd
5
K
3
9
10
9
3
C 8
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP





3rd
2
7
4
6
A
S 5
A
8
Shenkin
South
1 S
4 C






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

1 H
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 3
D J
H 9
H 5
S K
C 5
C K
C 6
S Q
D 5
Weichsel
North

Dbl
3 H
3 S
4 H
5 S


2nd
K
2
2
6
3
3
8
9
9
A
Ekeblad
East
Pass
2 H
Dbl
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
3
Q
S 5
4
A
10
S 8
6
Sontag
South
1 C
2 S
Rdbl
4 C
4 S
6 S


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


Par +980
6 S NS
S A 10 7 6 4
H A 5 4
D 3
C A K Q 6








Meltzer +11Meltzer 165-1164 S South +2+4806 S South =+980


Board 63
N-S Vul
S A 3
H K Q 10 8 3
D Q 5
C A J 7 4
Meltzer
West

Pass
3 S
AP


Lead
S 9
H 2
D 5
C 9
H 10
D Q
H 3
Molson
North

1 H
Dbl



2nd
Q
6
3
A
S 2
6
S 4
Larsen
East

2 S
Pass



3rd
6
Q
J
3
7
4
J
Shenkin
South
1 D
Pass
4 H



4th
3
9
K
2
4
2
5
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D 4
S 6
H K
H 3
H A
D J
Weichsel
North

1 H
3 S
5 C


2nd
A
K
A
9
S 2
6
2
Ekeblad
East

2 S
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
Q
10
2
J
10
S 3
Sontag
South
1 D
3 H
4 H
5 H


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


Par +650
5 H NS
S Q 5
H A J 7 2
D A J 9 7 4
C 5 2



Ekeblad +1Meltzer 165-1174 H North +2+6805 H North =+650


Board 64
E-W Vul
S 8
H Q 3
D K Q J 10 2
C K J 8 7 4
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S K
C A
D 3
H 6
C 8
D 7
Molson
North
1 D
3 C
4 C
5 D
6 D

2nd
A
3
4
2
10
5
Larsen
East
2 S
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
4
Q
5
D 6
J
Shenkin
South
Dbl
3 S
4 D
5 S


4th
8
2
A
Q
5
8
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
S K
C A
D 3
H J
C 7
S 9
C 8
Weichsel
North
1 D
4 C
4 H



2nd
A
3
4
2
10
3
H 6
Ekeblad
East
2 S
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
4
Q
5
D 6
D 2
D 7
Sontag
South
3 H
4 D
6 D



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


Par +920
6 D NS
S A J 9
H A K 7 4 2
D 9 7 6 3
C A



TieMeltzer 165-1176 D North =+9206 D North =+920


Board 65
None Vul
S 7 4
H K 7
D A K Q J 10 2
C K J 9
Meltzer
West

Pass
AP


Lead
S Q
S J
S 10
S A
Molson
North
1 D
3 D



2nd
4
7
C 9
H 2
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
6
K
Shenkin
South
1 H
3 NT



4th
2
5
9
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
S J
S 10
S A
S 3
C 2
Weichsel
North
1 C
2 D
3 D


2nd
4
7
C 9
H 3
C 3
7
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
8
6
K
C 10
D 4
A
Sontag
South
1 D
2 H
3 NT


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


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

TieMeltzer 165-1173 NT South -2-1003 NT South -2-100


Board 66
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 5 4
H 9 8
D K Q
C Q 5 4 3
Meltzer
West

1 D
2 NT
3 NT
AP

Lead
S Q
C 2
D 2
S 10
S K
S 4
D A
H A
D J
Molson
North

1 S
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
4
5
3
H 4
H 7
K
8
Larsen
East
Pass
Dbl
3 H
Pass


3rd
J
K
9
7
H 6
H 2
3
10
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl


4th
A
7
Q
8
6
9
8
3
Lipsitz
West

1 C




Lead
H Q
D A
D 6
C 4
D J
C 5
H J
C 2
H 3
C Q
Weichsel
North

1 S




2nd
2
Q
K
6
S 4
K
K
3
D 4
H 7
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Dbl




3rd
A
2
3
9
7
7
S 6
10
S 5
S J
Sontag
South
Pass
AP




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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S J 7
H K 6 5 3 2
D 10 8 5
C J 9 7






Meltzer +12Meltzer 177-1173 NT× West =-5501 S× North =+160


Board 67
E-W Vul
S A
H 10 9 3
D A J 5
C Q 10 9 7 5 3
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S Q
C 3
C K
C 8
D 7
S 9
D Q
D 8
C Q
C 10
C 9
H 10
Molson
North

2 S
3 NT


2nd
A
H 2
2
A
5
K
4
6
S 7
H 5
D 10
7
Larsen
East

Pass
AP


3rd
4
J
5
7
K
5
J
A
S 6
H 6
H 8
Q
Shenkin
South
1 NT
3 C



4th
3
4
S 2
H 4
2
H 3
3
9
6
S 8
S 10
K
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S Q
C 3
C 8
C J
S 10
S J
D Q
Weichsel
North

2 NT
3 S


2nd
A
H 2
2
A
H 3
H 9
4
Ekeblad
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
4
K
5
7
7
H 4
5
Sontag
South
1 NT
3 C
3 NT


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


Par +990
6 NT North
S K 6 3
H A Q 8 6
D Q 8 2
C K J 8








Meltzer +1Meltzer 178-1173 NT South =+4003 NT South +1+430


Board 68
Both Vul
S Q 9 3
H K 9 8 6
D A Q 10 4
C K 6
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 10
H 4
D 5
D 4
H 7
C 9
H K
Molson
North
1 D
1 NT


2nd
Q
3
3
9
D 7
5
2
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
8
2
K
9
4
S 4
Shenkin
South
1 S
3 NT


4th
6
J
10
6
A
K
D 8
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H J
H 6
H Q
H 10
S 6
D 4
D 3
D Q
D 10
C K
C 6
C Q
Weichsel
North
1 D
1 NT


2nd
4
2
D 2
S 4
5
5
8
J
S 7
3
7
8
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
7
8
D 6
10
K
A
S 8
S K
5
A
S 3
Sontag
South
1 S
3 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S K 8 5 4
H Q 7 4
D K 3
C A Q 10 5







TieMeltzer 178-1173 NT North +1+6303 NT North +1+630


Board 69
N-S Vul
S Q 9 5
H 8 7 5 2
D J 9 2
C A 5 3
Meltzer
West

2 C
AP


Lead
D A
D K
Molson
North
Pass
2 S



2nd
2
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass



3rd
6
Shenkin
South
1 S
4 S



4th
7
Lipsitz
West

1 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
D K
D A
S K
H K
D Q
H Q
S A
S 4
Weichsel
North
Pass
Dbl
Dbl


2nd
2
9
D 4
6
S 2
3
C 4
C 6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
5 D
Pass


3rd
10
6
5
2
8
5
9
Q
Sontag
South
1 C
Pass
5 S


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


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



Meltzer +1Meltzer 179-1174 S South =+6205 S South =+650


Board 70
E-W Vul
S A 6
H A Q 9 6 4
D J 8 5
C J 10 7
Meltzer
West

1 NT
2 S
AP

Lead
S K
D 5
H 3
H 4
H 7
H 6
H 9
S 6
C 9
Molson
North

Pass
Dbl


2nd
A
7
5
J
10
D 6
S 9
J
6
Larsen
East
1 S
2 D
Pass


3rd
4
K
Q
K
A
D 3
C 2
7
Q
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
2 NT


4th
2
2
2
8
S 3
C 5
S 5
D 9
7
Lipsitz
West

Pass



Lead
H 3
H 6
H 7
S 4
S 5
H 4
S Q
C A
C 9
C Q
D 3
D A
Weichsel
North

Pass



2nd
5
2
10
2
A
S J
8
6
8
H 9
10
4
Ekeblad
East
2 S




3rd
A
K
Q
K
9
C 2
D 9
4
K
D 6
J
C 3
Sontag
South
Pass




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


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








Ekeblad +6Meltzer 179-1232 NT South =+1202 S East =-110


Board 71
Both Vul
S 9 7 5 4 2
H K J 6 3
D 9 3
C 8 6
Meltzer
West

2 C

Lead
S A
H A
S K
Molson
North

3 H

2nd
8
5
J
Larsen
East

5 D

3rd
9
3
2
Shenkin
South
1 H
AP

4th
10
9
3
Lipsitz
West

2 C

Lead
S K
S A
H A
H 2
Weichsel
North

3 H

2nd
8
J
5
Ekeblad
East

5 D

3rd
2
9
6
Sontag
South
1 H
AP

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


Par -130
4 D EW
S A K 6
H A Q 8 4 2
D 5 2
C J 4 2
TieMeltzer 179-1235 D East -1+1005 D East -1+100


Board 72
None Vul
S 8 5 4 2
H 10 7 3
D A K Q 8 4 2
C
Meltzer
West
Pass
1 NT
3 C
AP

Lead
C K
D J
D 3
H 7
S 3
C 6
S 5
Molson
North
Pass
2 D
Dbl


2nd
A
6
10
A
Q
D 4
6
Larsen
East
1 H
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
2
K
2
K
8
J
Shenkin
South
Pass
Pass
3 D


4th
H 3
5
9
8
2
5
A
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass



Lead
C 7
C K
D 7
H 7
C 9
D J
D 3
D Q
D 4
D 8
H 10
Weichsel
North
1 D
3 NT



2nd
S 2
A
6
A
J
10
S 10
S 3
S 6
S 9
J
Ekeblad
East
1 H
AP



3rd
Q
2
A
2
6
2
K
H 6
S 7
S J
K
Sontag
South
2 NT




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


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






Meltzer +7Meltzer 186-1233 D North =+1103 NT South =+400


Board 73
E-W Vul
S 7 6 3
H J 10 5 4 2
D Q 4 2
C A 9
Meltzer
West

2 H
4 S

Lead
D A
C 6
D 6
H 3
D 9
H A
H Q
C 8
H 10
Molson
North
Pass
3 D
AP

2nd
S 2
9
3
2
10
4
5
K
S J
Larsen
East
1 S
Pass


3rd
2
Q
S 4
K
S 10
D 7
D 8
A
S Q
Shenkin
South
2 D
Pass


4th
5
5
4
7
Q
8
S 5
3
6
Lipsitz
West

3 S


Lead
H 8
C 3
D 2
H A
H Q
S Q
D 8
H 6
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass


2nd
3
5
6
4
5
4
J
J
Ekeblad
East
2 S
4 S


3rd
2
K
10
D 9
D 7
3
S 10
S 9
Sontag
South
Pass
AP


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


Par -1400
6 NT× NS -6
S Q 5
H 8 7
D A K J 10 3
C 8 5 4 2



TieMeltzer 186-1234 S East =-6204 S East =-620


Board 74
Both Vul
S K 6 4 2
H A K 8 5 2
D Q 10
C 10 5
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass

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

1 H
4 H

2nd
4
A
J
7
10
C 3
C 7
2
H 2
6
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
J
7
10
A
4
6
K
9
D 2
3
Shenkin
South
1 C
2 H


4th
5
3
Q
3
8
9
D 4
Q
K
K
Lipsitz
West

2 C
AP

Lead
C 6
C A
C 3
D 7
H 10
H K
Weichsel
North

2 H


2nd
4
10
D 10
A
4
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
2
H 7
9
A
Sontag
South
1 D
4 H


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


Par +660
5 NT South
S A Q J 5
H 10 9 6 3
D A 3
C K 9 4




TieMeltzer 186-1234 H North =+6204 H North =+620


Board 75
None Vul
S A 9
H A J 10 7 5 3 2
D 8
C 10 8 2
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
C 7
C 3
C 9
H A
H 2
Molson
North

1 H
Dbl
3 S
4 H

2nd
J
8
D 3
8
K
Larsen
East

1 S
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
A
4
4
Q
Shenkin
South
1 D
Pass
2 NT
3 NT


4th
2
Q
10
6
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 3
C 9
C 4
S 9
H Q
D 2
Weichsel
North

2 D
3 S
4 D


2nd
2
J
10
4
6
A
Ekeblad
East

Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
A
K
7
K
2
Sontag
South
1 NT
2 H
3 NT
4 H


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


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


TieMeltzer 186-1234 H North =+4204 H South =+420


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 6OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 76
N-S Vul
S A 9 3 2
H A K 6
D Q 9 8 7
C 7 4
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
D 7
S J
C A
C 5
D 6
S 4
S A
D Q
Ekeblad
North
1 D
2 S


2nd
A
2
6
3
Q
8
8
C 2
5
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
2
10
K
J
9
5
4
Lipsitz
South
1 S
4 S


4th
2
3
K
4
7
A
7
Q
10
Granovetter
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
C 5
H 7
D 8
S 4
C J
C 9
C A
C 2
D 5
D 9
Martel
North
1 NT



2nd
Q
A
2
6
3
6
H 5
H 8
4
J
Rubin
East
Pass



3rd
K
10
A
9
10
8
H 3
D 6
10
K
Stansby
South
Pass



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


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




Ekeblad +11Meltzer 186-1344 S South =+6201 NT North =+90


Board 77
Both Vul
S A J 9
H 9
D K J 8 6 5 4 3
C 7 4
Meltzer
West

2 C


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


2nd
3
4
9
D 3
A
H 6
4
K
Larsen
East
Pass
AP


3rd
9
2
10
8
7
H 2
6
3
Lipsitz
South
1 H



4th
7
6
3
5
9
4
2
8
Granovetter
West

1 H
5 C

Lead
H 9
C A
C K
C J
S 3
S 9
Martel
North
Pass
3 D
AP

2nd
10
4
7
D 8
8
K
Rubin
East
Pass
Dbl


3rd
J
2
5
S 4
A
6
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass


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


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


Ekeblad +9Meltzer 186-1432 D North -2-2005 C West =-600


Board 78
None Vul
S 10 4
H A Q J 6
D Q 9 8 2
C K Q 5
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D 5
H 9
D 2
C 4
C Q
S 4
C A
C 8
C 9
H 7
D Q
D 9
Ekeblad
North

2 C
3 NT


2nd
10
Q
3
2
10
2
H 3
H 2
H 5
10
4
7
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
K
8
A
K
6
K
5
H 6
S 10
A
S 7
S 8
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 C



4th
8
4
6
7
3
5
J
S 3
S 6
S 9
J
S J
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 3
D J
C 4
C Q
C 5
H 4
S 4
C 8
C 9
H 7
Martel
North

1 H
2 NT


2nd
10
2
3
J
10
3
2
D 6
H 5
9
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
7
K
6
A
Q
K
H 6
S 10
A
Stansby
South
1 C
1 S
3 NT


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


Par +990
6 NT South
S K Q 8 7
H 7 4
D A 10
C A 9 8 6 4








TieMeltzer 186-1433 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460


Board 79
N-S Vul
S 8 6 5 2
H Q 9 6
D K J 8 5
C 10 7
Meltzer
West

Pass
Dbl
4 S

Lead
D 7
H 6
D 6
H 9
H 3
C 6
C 2
S 3
C 3
S 4
S Q
C A
Ekeblad
North

Pass
2 H
AP

2nd
Q
A
9
4
J
K
Q
2
S 10
5
H 5
5
Larsen
East

1 C
3 S


3rd
K
8
10
K
Q
J
7
J
D 5
K
7
D 3
Lipsitz
South
Pass
1 H
Pass


4th
4
7
J
10
S 9
10
4
A
8
H 2
6
S 8
Granovetter
West

Pass
2 C
3 S

Lead
H 3
H 4
D 2
H 10
C J
D 9
C 4
S 3
D 7
S K
Martel
North

Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
J
K
A
6
7
10
5
5
3
H 5
Rubin
East

1 NT
2 S
4 S

3rd
Q
7
5
D 6
6
J
Q
Q
8
4
Stansby
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


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








Ekeblad +3Meltzer 186-1464 S East -3+1504 S East -1+50


Board 80
E-W Vul
S 10 6
H 7 3
D 10 6 4 2
C A J 6 5 3
Meltzer
West
1 D
3 H

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

2nd
4
Q
2
4
8
K
6
7
H 4
C 3
8
C 6
Larsen
East
1 H
4 H

3rd
A
K
9
H 5
2
A
8
D 6
D 10
H 10
H 6
C 9
Lipsitz
South
Dbl
AP

4th
7
A
3
Q
3
7
9
2
4
K
5
C 10
Granovetter
West
1 D
4 H

Lead
D 9
D 5
H Q
H 5
D 8
C 9
C 8
S 6
Martel
North
Pass
5 C

2nd
K
10
8
K
6
K
H 6
4
Rubin
East
1 H
Dbl

3rd
A
C 2
4
A
C 7
4
A
J
Stansby
South
Dbl
AP

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


Par -650
5 H East
S K J 9 5
H K 8
D K Q 3
C K Q 10 8






Ekeblad +5Meltzer 186-1514 H East =-6205 C× North -4-800


Board 81
None Vul
S Q J 7 5 4
H Q 4
D A 9 8 2
C A 10
Meltzer
West

Pass

Lead
H J
C 7
H 3
D 9
C 2
D K
D 2
C 3
Ekeblad
North
2 S


2nd
6
10
7
10
A
6
4
D 8
Larsen
East
Pass


3rd
A
K
2
5
S 2
3
S 9
S A
Lipsitz
South
Pass


4th
4
4
Q
Q
5
A
S 10
9
Granovetter
West

2 NT

Lead
S 5
D Q
D 3
D J
S 4
D 10
D 7
C K
H 3
S K
H 2
C 9
Martel
North
1 S
Pass

2nd
2
2
8
S 6
A
C 4
H 6
5
7
7
S J
8
Rubin
East
2 S
3 NT

3rd
9
4
K
C 2
3
C 6
C 7
3
A
H 5
8
A
Stansby
South
Pass
AP

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


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






Ekeblad +7Meltzer 186-1582 S North -2-1003 NT West =-400


Board 82
N-S Vul
S Q 4
H A 4 2
D Q 5 2
C Q J 9 5 2
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
D 10
H 6
C 4
D J
D A
C 8
S 6
S 4
S A
Ekeblad
North

2 NT
3 S


2nd
Q
J
7
6
7
S 5
7
3
10
Larsen
East
1 D
Pass
AP


3rd
K
7
Q
8
H 8
6
Q
K
C 5
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 D



4th
4
2
K
2
5
2
2
8
C 3
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D 10
H 3
S 5
D 2
C K
C 8
H 8
D 9
H 6
C Q
S 4
S K
Martel
North

2 H
2 NT


2nd
Q
J
7
J
4
S 6
4
H 9
5
3
3
10
Rubin
East
1 NT
Pass
Pass


3rd
K
7
Q
4
7
A
10
5
C 6
S 9
A
C 9
Stansby
South
2 D
2 S
3 D


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


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








TieMeltzer 186-1583 S South -1-1003 D South -1-100


Board 83
E-W Vul
S 9 5 2
H J 7
D K 9 6 3
C A 8 7 5
Meltzer
West

1 NT
2 S

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

Pass
Pass

2nd
4
2
5
7
4
9
10
Larsen
East

2 H
3 S

3rd
3
3
6
10
6
S 9
Q
Lipsitz
South
1 H
Pass
AP

4th
K
4
Q
A
7
S J
A
Granovetter
West

Pass


Lead
H K
D 2
Martel
North

Pass


2nd
7
10
Rubin
East

Pass


3rd
10
K
Stansby
South
1 NT



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


Par -500
5 D× NS -3
S Q 4
H A 8 6 3
D A Q 8 5 2
C 10 2

Meltzer +6Meltzer 192-1583 S West +1-1701 NT South =+90


Board 84
Both Vul
S Q 4
H A Q 6 5
D J 10 9 3
C J 7 3
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D 8
C Q
C 5
D 9
H 10
S 9
S 3
D 10
C A
D 6
H A
H 6
Ekeblad
North
Pass
2 C
3 NT

2nd
3
2
6
4
4
2
Q
K
8
H 7
8
K
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
3
J
A
5
K
6
S 10
10
H 2
9
C K
Lipsitz
South
1 NT
2 S


4th
Q
9
4
2
J
4
5
5
7
J
3
S 7
Granovetter
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 3
H 10
S 9
H 9
S 8
S K
H 2
H A
C 3
C 5
D 6
Martel
North
Pass
1 H
3 NT

2nd
4
4
A
3
2
D 9
Q
D 4
9
6
A
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
5
7
6
J
C 4
8
D Q
K
J
5
Stansby
South
1 C
1 NT


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


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







TieMeltzer 192-1583 NT South -1-1003 NT South -1-100


Board 85
N-S Vul
S Q 9 7
H K Q 9 8 5 2
D 9
C Q 10 3
Meltzer
West

Pass

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


2nd
3
7
10
K
C 2
A
9
Larsen
East
Pass


3rd
6
3
6
A
2
3
4
Lipsitz
South
Pass


4th
7
4
D 3
2
J
4
2
Granovetter
West

Pass

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


2nd
5
2
10
3
8
10
J
K
K
Rubin
East
Pass


3rd
2
10
4
H 7
Q
3
A
H 8
A
Stansby
South
Pass


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


Par -400
5 D EW
S A 10 8 3
H A 6 3
D J 8 2
C J 7 5


Ekeblad +1Meltzer 192-1593 H North =+1402 H North =+110


Board 86
E-W Vul
S 4
H J 3
D A J 5 3
C A Q 10 9 7 5
Meltzer
West

Dbl




Lead
S K
S A
H J
H 10
D 6
D J
Ekeblad
North

5 D




2nd
4
D 3
4
3
2
9
Larsen
East
Pass
AP




3rd
7
2
5
2
A
8
Lipsitz
South
2 D





4th
5
9
K
A
7
Q
Granovetter
West

1 NT
2 S
Pass
Pass

Lead
S K
S A
C A
C 5
H A
S Q
H 6
C 7
H 7
C 9
H 8
D 2
Martel
North

Dbl
Pass
3 S
4 D

2nd
4
D 3
2
3
9
10
10
4
K
S 8
D Q
J
Rubin
East
Pass
2 H
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
H 5
D 6
3
H J
D 5
D 8
D A
D 10
C 10
7
Stansby
South
1 H
Dbl
3 D
3 NT


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


Par +430
4 NT South
S Q 9 5
H A Q 8 7 6 5
D K 10 8 6
C









Meltzer +5Meltzer 197-1595 D South -1-504 D South =+130


Board 87
Both Vul
S 8 7 5
H 7 6 3
D A Q 9 3
C K Q 9
Meltzer
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
S 2
H K
H Q
D K
D J
D 7
D A
S 7
C 2
Ekeblad
North

1 S
3 NT

2nd
3
Q
4
2
4
6
10
S K
9
6
Larsen
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
J
6
7
3
9
Q
S 3
A
K
Lipsitz
South
1 C
1 NT


4th
5
5
8
S 6
2
5
8
H 9
4
5
Granovetter
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
H J
S 2
D K
D J
D 7
D A
C K
C Q
C 9
Martel
North

1 D
3 NT

2nd
3
Q
6
4
10
H 8
5
10
J
Rubin
East

Pass
AP

3rd
A
4
3
9
Q
S 3
2
3
A
Stansby
South
1 C
2 NT


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


Par +660
5 NT NS
S A Q 3
H K Q 5
D K J 7
C A 4 3 2




TieMeltzer 197-1593 NT South +2+6603 NT South +2+660


Board 88
None Vul
S 8 6
H Q
D A K 10 5 4 2
C J 10 4 3
Meltzer
West
Pass
Pass

Lead
S A
H 6
D 3
D K
D 2
Ekeblad
North
3 D


2nd
5
A
6
J
H 2
Larsen
East
Pass


3rd
7
8
A
H 3
H 4
Lipsitz
South
Pass


4th
6
Q
9
7
8
Granovetter
West
Pass
Pass

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


2nd
3
A
9
5
7
8
C 6
4
8
S 10
9
Rubin
East
Pass


3rd
K
J
H 4
A
S 6
D 5
H 9
C 7
A
S 3
K
Stansby
South
Pass


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


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




TieMeltzer 197-1593 D North =+1103 D North =+110


Board 89
E-W Vul
S K 10 3
H K 4 3
D A 8 4
C K 8 7 3
Meltzer
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
S A
S 4
S 10
H 6
S 9
S 6
C A
C J
Ekeblad
North
1 D
1 NT


2nd
J
Q
H 5
J
A
D 5
H 10
5
10
Larsen
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
3
K
5
9
D 4
D 8
3
K
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 NT


4th
4
2
7
C 2
3
8
H Q
4
9
Granovetter
West

Pass
AP

Lead
H 2
S 4
S 3
S 5
C 4
S 9
S 6
H A
C A
D 2
H K
C K
Martel
North
1 NT
2 S


2nd
J
Q
8
H 7
J
H 9
D 5
D 7
5
9
Q
Q
Rubin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
10
K
A
10
2
D 4
D 8
3
7
A
D 3
D 10
Stansby
South
2 H
3 NT


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


Par +460
5 NT NS
S A 9 6 5 4
H A J
D J 10 3 2
C A J







Meltzer +1Meltzer 198-1593 NT North +1+4303 NT North +2+460


Board 90
Both Vul
S A 7
H Q J
D 8 7 5 4 3 2
C 6 3 2
Meltzer
West

1 H
2 D
4 H

Lead
D 7
C 9
H 10
D A
D Q
S Q
S 7
Ekeblad
North

Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
2
K
4
8
K
8
Larsen
East
Pass
2 C
2 H


3rd
9
A
A
J
S 3
A
J
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -660
5 NT West
S Q J 10 9 4
H K 9
D 10 9
C 8 7 5 4


TieMeltzer 198-1594 H West -1+1004 H West -1+100


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 7OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 91
None Vul
S A 6
H J 8 6
D 9 6 3
C Q 9 6 4 2
Stansby
West

2 C
2 H

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

Pass
2 NT

2nd
6
8
A
J
C 2
C 4
C 6
S 6
9
Martel
East

2 D
AP

3rd
7
S 2
3
S 5
S 3
C 7
C 10
S 7
A
Granovetter
South
1 NT
Dbl


4th
2
K
4
C 3
C 5
S 4
S J
C K
D 2
Lipsitz
West

2 H
AP

Lead
D A
H A
H 3
D 8
H Q
D 10
Weichsel
North

2 NT


2nd
3
6
8
K
J
Q
Ekeblad
East

Pass


3rd
4
7
C 7
C 8
C A
C J
Sontag
South
1 NT
3 C


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


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



Meltzer +2Meltzer 200-1592 NT South -3-1503 C South -2-100


Board 92
N-S Vul
S K Q J 7 4
H Q J 2
D 10 9 2
C 7 4
Stansby
West
Pass
2 H
3 C
3 NT

Lead
H 10
H Q
H 8
C A
C Q
C K
C 9
C 8
D A
Rubin
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


3rd
J
K
2
2
5
6
J
S 10
Granovetter
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


4th
6
5
A
7
4
S 7
D 2
H 4
Lipsitz
West
Pass
1 D
3 C


Lead
S 9
C A
C K
C Q
C 9
C 8
D A
D 3
D Q
Weichsel
North
Pass
1 S
Pass


2nd
2
3
10
H 8
H 4
S 4
9
10
8
Ekeblad
East
1 C
Dbl
3 NT


3rd
J
2
6
5
J
H 7
5
K
S 3
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
AP


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


Par -920
6 C EW
S 9 6
H K 10 9 8 4
D J 8 6 4
C 10 3




TieMeltzer 200-1593 NT East +1-4303 NT East +1-430


Board 93
Both Vul
S K 10 4
H K Q
D J 10 7
C K 10 9 6 2
Stansby
West

Pass
Rubin
North
Pass
Martel
East
Pass
Granovetter
South
Pass
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 6
S 5
D 6
H 2
H K
S K
D 10
C 8
S Q
Weichsel
North
1 D
1 NT
Pass


2nd
4
A
J
3
S 2
7
5
K
H 8
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
2 S


3rd
9
10
Q
Q
4
C 7
3
A
H 9
Sontag
South
1 H
2 H
3 H


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


Par -110
2 S EW
S J 5
H A 10 8 5 4 2
D A 9 3
C 7 3




Meltzer +4Meltzer 204-159Passed out03 H South =+140


Board 94
None Vul
S A Q 9 3
H A 9 7 3
D Q 6 2
C 7 4
Stansby
West

1 NT
2 S

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

Pass
AP

2nd
4
2
8
10
S 8
4
10
3
Martel
East
1 S
2 C


3rd
7
J
J
A
S 10
6
K
K
Granovetter
South
Pass
Pass


4th
K
Q
6
2
D 3
A
4
C 3
Lipsitz
West

1 D
1 NT

Lead
H 3
H 5
C A
C 2
C Q
C J
S 4
Weichsel
North

Pass
AP

2nd
2
6
3
8
S 3
S 9
Q
Ekeblad
East
1 C
1 S


3rd
J
9
6
K
5
S 6
K
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass


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


Par -120
2 NT EW
S 10 2
H Q J 5
D J 10 9 7
C 10 9 8 3


Ekeblad +5Meltzer 204-1642 S East -1+501 NT West +1-120


Board 95
N-S Vul
S 8 7
H K 4 2
D 10 8 4 2
C A 10 8 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D Q
C Q
C K
C 7
C 10
H 2
D 3
D A
D J
D 7
H 10
H 4
Rubin
North

1 H
3 D


2nd
2
6
2
J
H J
6
8
S 2
S 6
H 5
9
S 9
Martel
East

Pass
Dbl


3rd
5
4
8
A
3
Q
9
S 5
H 7
S 3
8
S Q
Granovetter
South
1 C
1 S
3 NT


4th
K
5
9
S 4
H 3
A
6
4
10
S 7
K
S 10
Lipsitz
West

Pass



Lead
S 3
C Q
C K
C 3
H 2
S J
C 7
H K
H 4
S 2
S 10
Weichsel
North

Pass



2nd
7
6
2
J
J
8
H 3
10
D 5
5
Ekeblad
East

Pass



3rd
K
4
8
A
Q
9
10
5
9
D 2
Sontag
South
1 NT




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


Par +130
4 C NS
S A Q 6 2
H Q 9 5
D K 6
C K Q 7 3








Meltzer +6Meltzer 210-1643 NT South -1-1001 NT South +2+150


Board 96
E-W Vul
S Q 7 2
H A Q 5
D Q 6
C K Q J 10 7
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
D 3
H 3
D Q
C J
D A
Rubin
North
1 C
1 S
3 NT

2nd
10
K
A
5
5
9
Martel
East
1 H
Pass
AP

3rd
2
6
J
4
A
H Q
Granovetter
South
Dbl
3 H


4th
5
7
6
2
2
S 3
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 8
D 3
H 2
D Q
C J
D A
Weichsel
North
1 NT
Pass


2nd
10
K
A
5
3
9
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
6
J
4
A
H Q
Sontag
South
3 NT



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


Par +120
2 NT North
S J 6
H 10 7 6
D A 10 8 4 3
C A 9 8
TieMeltzer 210-1643 NT North =+4003 NT North =+400


Board 97
None Vul
S J 10 9 4
H
D A K J 10 9 7 5
C 5 4
Stansby
West

Pass




Lead
H J
S 3
C 3
C Q
C 7
C 9
S K
Rubin
North
2 D
Pass




2nd
D 5
J
K
4
D 7
10
4
Martel
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
6
A
A
8
J
H 5
6
Granovetter
South
4 H





4th
4
8
5
2
6
D 9
H 2
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C A
S 3
C J
H A
H K
H Q
H 7
C Q
Weichsel
North
1 D
1 S
3 D
4 D


2nd
4
4
K
5
J
10
8
D 10
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
A
7
D 5
D 7
D 9
S 9
9
Sontag
South
1 H
2 D
3 H
4 H


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


Par +130
4 D NS
S 8
H A K Q 7 4 2
D Q 4
C K 10 6 2




Meltzer +2Meltzer 212-1644 H South -3-1504 H South -2-100


Board 98
N-S Vul
S Q 8 5
H K Q 6 5 4
D K 9 2
C Q 5
Stansby
West

Pass


Lead
D 3
H 3
D 5
H 6
S 7
D Q
Rubin
North

3 NT


2nd
2
2
6
J
2
9
Martel
East
Pass
AP


3rd
10
K
J
7
A
Granovetter
South
1 NT



4th
A
A
K
10
5
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass

Lead
C J
H 7
S J
H Q
H 4
S A
Weichsel
North

1 H
3 NT

2nd
5
2
2
J
C 3
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
3
3
9
Sontag
South
1 D
1 NT


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


Par +600
3 NT NS
S K 6 2
H 9 7 3
D A 8 7 6
C A K 9
Meltzer +1Meltzer 213-1643 NT South =+6003 NT South +1+630


Board 99
E-W Vul
S 5 3
H Q 8 6
D A K 8 6
C K 8 5 4
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass

Lead
C A
C 2
S 3
S K
S Q
S J
D 3
D 6
S 9
D 7
D 8
Rubin
North

1 H
1 NT
2 H
Pass
3 NT

2nd
3
10
2
8
10
D 9
4
10
C 7
C 9
H 4
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
6
J
A
5
C 4
H 6
A
Q
H 8
K
Granovetter
South
1 C
1 S
2 D
3 C
3 S


4th
5
K
4
6
7
H 3
5
2
H 2
J
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Dbl
Pass
AP


Lead
C A
C 2
S 5
S K
S Q
S J
S 9
D Q
D 3
D K
D 8
Weichsel
North

1 NT
Rdbl
2 NT



2nd
3
10
2
4
10
D 2
D 4
9
C 6
10
H 4
Ekeblad
East

Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
7
J
A
3
C 5
H 6
C 8
6
A
7
H 7
Sontag
South
1 C
2 C
2 S
3 NT



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


Par +460
5 NT South
S A K Q J 9
H A 9 7
D Q 7 3
C 10 3








TieMeltzer 213-1643 NT North +2+4603 NT North +2+460


Board 100
Both Vul
S A K Q 8 3
H 10 4 2
D K 8 6 2
C A
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
2
2
4
Martel
East
1 S
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
S 9
A
D 5
Granovetter
South
3 D
4 C
5 C


4th
7
6
3
Lipsitz
West
2 H
Pass



Lead
S Q
D 5
H A
C Q
S A
C 3
H 10
Weichsel
North
2 S
Pass



2nd
2
6
6
4
5
H 2
Ekeblad
East
4 H




3rd
10
H 7
5
2
4
J
Sontag
South
Pass




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


Par -500
6 D× South -2
S 10 4
H 6
D Q J 10 7 4 3
C K 7 5 4


Ekeblad +11Meltzer 213-1755 D South -1-1004 H West =-620


Board 101
N-S Vul
S A K 9 7
H A J 6
D 9
C K Q J 7 5
Stansby
West

2 H
Pass
Pass

Lead
H 4
S J
C 5
C 9
D J
C 8
C J
C 7
S K
H J
S 10
D Q
Rubin
North
1 C
Pass
3 C
3 NT

2nd
6
5
3
4
A
6
H 5
D 4
3
Q
Q
H A
Martel
East
1 D
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
8
A
10
K
7
Q
D 3
D 6
2
K
7
Granovetter
South
1 H
2 NT
3 D


4th
10
6
2
A
9
H 2
H 3
H 7
4
9
D 2
Lipsitz
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 4
C K
D 4
S 5
S 10
Weichsel
North
1 C
2 C
3 NT


2nd
K
A
5
7
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
3
8
Q
6
Sontag
South
1 D
2 NT



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


Par +1370
6 C NS
S J 10 2
H K 10
D A 10 6 5 3
C 10 9 8







Meltzer +1Meltzer 214-1753 NT South +1+6303 NT South +2+660


Board 102
E-W Vul
S A 10 9 8 7 3
H A 6
D J
C K J 8 3
Stansby
West

Pass

Lead
S 2
D J
S 10
H K
S 9
C 6
H Q
C Q
C J
H 5
D K
Rubin
North

Pass

2nd
A
9
J
A
K
A
6
K
7
S 3
A
Martel
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
4
3
D 5
7
D 7
3
3
4
H 8
9
Granovetter
South
3 D


4th
6
4
D 6
2
C 9
2
4
5
D 2
J
Lipsitz
West

Pass

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

Pass

2nd
A
9
4
K
J
J
A
6
S 3
A
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass

3rd
3
3
6
D 5
7
D 7
3
9
7
C 8
Sontag
South
3 D


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


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




Meltzer +2Meltzer 216-1753 D South -2-1003 D South -1-50


Board 103
Both Vul
S Q 7 3
H A 8
D A 2
C Q J 6 5 4 3
Stansby
West

1 NT
2 S


Lead
C 5
S 4
D Q
H Q
H 8
H 9
C Q
D 4
C J
S K
Rubin
North

Pass
AP


2nd
K
A
2
K
6
10
S 6
C 9
D 6
Q
Martel
East

2 C



3rd
A
3
3
A
J
S 7
2
J
8
8
Granovetter
South
Pass
Pass



4th
7
2
K
4
2
5
10
A
S 5
9
Lipsitz
West

1 D
Pass
AP

Lead
D 4
H Q
C A
H 9
Weichsel
North

2 C
2 NT


2nd
K
2
10
10
Ekeblad
East

Pass
Pass


3rd
9
8
4
A
Sontag
South
Pass
2 D
3 NT


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


Par +630
4 NT NS
S J 9 4
H Q J 9 7 3
D K
C A 9 8 2





Meltzer +10Meltzer 226-1752 S West -2+2003 NT North +1+630


Board 104
None Vul
S 7
H A Q 2
D K 8 7 6
C K 9 5 3 2
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
H J
Rubin
North
Pass
5 D


2nd
6
A
Martel
East
3 D
Pass


3rd
5
3
Granovetter
South
4 NT
6 S


4th
4
5
Lipsitz
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
D J
D 9
Weichsel
North
1 D
5 D


2nd
6
Ekeblad
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
5
Sontag
South
4 NT
6 S


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


Par +990
6 NT North
S A K Q J 9 8 5 4
H 5
D 4
C A Q 6
TieMeltzer 226-1756 S South =+9806 S South =+980


Board 105
E-W Vul
S 9 6
H 7 5
D A J 9 7 6
C 8 4 3 2
Stansby
West

2 NT
3 NT


Lead
D J
H A
D 2
H K
H Q
C 6
C K
C 10
C 9
S 5
Rubin
North
Pass
Pass
AP


2nd
3
7
7
3
8
Q
3
4
8
6
Martel
East
2 D
3 D



3rd
5
2
K
C 5
C 7
A
H 4
D 4
S 3
Q
Granovetter
South
Pass
Pass



4th
Q
6
S 2
5
D 6
2
J
S 7
S 10
K
Lipsitz
West

2 C
2 NT
3 NT

Lead
S 9
S J
C 6
C A
D Q
D J
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
Q
5
J
3
A
K
Ekeblad
East
1 S
2 H
3 S


3rd
K
6
K
H 2
3
S 2
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -660
5 NT EW
S K J 10 7 2
H J 10 8 6 3
D 5
C Q J





TieMeltzer 226-1753 NT West +1-6303 NT West +1-630


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United States Bridge ChampionshipJune 2001Memphis TNEast Memphis Hilton
Final, Segment 8OpenEkeblad NSClosedMeltzer NS
Board 106
Both Vul
S 9 7 6 4
H Q 8
D
C A K Q 10 9 6 2
Stansby
West

1 H
Dbl


Lead
D K
S 6
C 5
S 4
C 3
C K
Ekeblad
North

4 C
AP


2nd
7
J
4
K
J
D 5
Martel
East
1 D
Pass



3rd
4
3
8
10
7
H 5
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass



4th
C 2
2
10
8
A
D 3
Molson
West

2 C
Dbl
3 NT

Lead
C J
Weichsel
North

3 C
Pass
AP

2nd
7
Shenkin
East
1 NT
Pass
3 D


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


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

Meltzer +15Meltzer 241-1754 C× North -3-8003 NT East -3+300


Board 107
None Vul
S 6
H J 9 8 3 2
D K 10 6 4
C 7 4 3
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


Lead
D 2
S J
D 3
H 4
C 2
H 6
C J
Ekeblad
North

1 D
3 D
3 NT



2nd
4
A
6
7
A
10
K
Martel
East

Pass
Pass
Pass



3rd
8
6
9
9
8
J
10
Lipsitz
South
1 C
2 NT
3 H
4 H



4th
Q
7
A
K
3
A
4
Molson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
C 8
S J
C Q
S K
H 4
H A
H 5
Weichsel
North

1 D
1 S
2 D
2 NT


2nd
3
A
4
5
7
6
Q
Shenkin
East

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
J
6
2
C 7
8
10
Sontag
South
1 C
1 H
1 NT
2 H
4 H


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


Par +420
4 H NS
S K Q J
H Q 6 4
D A Q
C A K 9 6 5




TieMeltzer 241-1754 H South =+4204 H South =+420


Board 108
N-S Vul
S 10 8 6 5 2
H J 4 2
D Q 10 9 7
C 3
Stansby
West
Pass
2 NT
Pass
AP

Lead
H 5
D 10
H 10
D 4
C 3
C 2
D 9
D A
C K
H A
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
4 D


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


3rd
7
3
Q
Q
A
D 7
J
S 2
S 5
2
Lipsitz
South
Dbl
4 C
6 D


4th
J
K
K
2
7
J
S 3
8
H 6
S 7
Molson
West
Pass
2 C
3 S
AP

Lead
C A
H K
H A
D A
C K
H 3
D 5
C 10
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
7
7
8
K
8
9
3
Shenkin
East
1 S
2 S
Pass


3rd
3
2
4
9
D 7
J
S 3
Sontag
South
Dbl
Dbl
Dbl


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


Par +600
5 D NS
S
H A K 3
D A J 4 3
C A K 6 5 4 2





Meltzer +9Meltzer 250-1756 D North -3-3003 S× East -1+100


Board 109
Both Vul
S A K 6
H K Q J 8 5
D Q
C K Q 5 4
Stansby
West

2 D
Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
D A
H 9
H Q
H 5
D 8
C 4
C 3
C Q
C 5
S 3
Ekeblad
North
1 C
Dbl
4 D
4 S
6 H

2nd
Q
K
7
10
3
6
J
8
10
7
Martel
East
Pass
3 D
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
4
A
H 8
A
K
9
H 6
A
Lipsitz
South
1 S
3 H
4 H
5 D


4th
5
3
D 2
S 5
4
2
7
S 2
D 6
8
Molson
West

1 S
AP



Lead
S J
H K
H J
H 8
D 5
D A
C K
C 5
C 9
C 4
S 10
Weichsel
North
1 C
2 H




2nd
3
2
7
10
K
H 5
7
6
S 5
10
Shenkin
East
Pass
Pass




3rd
2
3
4
A
Q
4
3
A
Q
H 6
Sontag
South
1 D
4 H




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


Par +650
5 H NS
S 10 4 3
H A 6 4 3
D 10 8 5
C A 9 3







Meltzer +13Meltzer 263-1756 H South -1-1004 H North +1+650


Board 110
None Vul
S 9 6 4
H A 4
D Q 10 7 3
C K J 10 3
Stansby
West

3 D
Pass

Lead
S 8
S 10
C A
C 7
D 3
S 3
H Q
Ekeblad
North

Dbl
5 C

2nd
4
C 6
5
9
6
9
Martel
East
2 S
Pass
AP

3rd
A
7
3
10
J
5
Lipsitz
South
Dbl
4 C


4th
K
6
2
4
K
C 8
Molson
West

4 S
Pass

Lead
S A
H 10
C J
Weichsel
North

Dbl
5 C

2nd
K
Q
2
Shenkin
East
3 S
Pass
AP

3rd
7
K
6
Sontag
South
Dbl
4 NT


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


Par +400
5 D NS
S K
H Q J 6
D A J 4 2
C A Q 8 7 6

TieMeltzer 263-1755 C South =+4005 C North =+400


Board 111
N-S Vul
S A J 7 5
H Q J 5
D Q 10 9 4 2
C Q
Stansby
West

1 C
Dbl



Lead
H 7
S 6
H 4
S 8
H Q
Ekeblad
North

Dbl
Pass



2nd
A
5
K
A
2
Martel
East

Pass
2 H



3rd
5
10
J
4
C 4
Lipsitz
South
Pass
1 S
AP



4th
3
K
6
2
9
Molson
West

1 D
2 NT
3 D
4 H

Lead
S 3
S 5
S 2
C 3
D A
D K
D 3
H 3
H K
D 6
C 8
C J
Weichsel
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
6
10
C 2
4
2
10
Q
4
Q
9
K
7
Shenkin
East

1 H
3 C
3 H


3rd
A
K
J
A
7
C 5
H 2
A
6
H 8
6
D 4
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


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









Meltzer +5Meltzer 268-1752 H East =-1104 H East -2+100


Board 112
E-W Vul
S A K 8
H A K Q
D A J 6 2
C Q 9 6
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass


Lead
H 5
D A
D 6
H 10
D J
S 9
S K
S 8
H 9
D 2
Ekeblad
North
2 NT



2nd
J
3
K
3
C 8
A
7
Q
8
Martel
East
Pass



3rd
2
4
5
7
9
6
5
10
C 5
Lipsitz
South
Pass



4th
K
7
8
A
Q
4
2
3
Q
Molson
West
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
H 4
S A
S K
D A
D 6
H 10
D J
C K
C A
S 9
Weichsel
North
1 C
2 NT


2nd
3
7
6
3
K
8
C 8
6
9
8
Shenkin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
7
4
5
4
5
2
9
4
2
Q
Sontag
South
1 D
3 NT


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


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




Ekeblad +5Meltzer 268-1802 NT North =+1203 NT North -1-50


Board 113
None Vul
S 10 5
H Q 3 2
D J 9 8 6
C Q 10 9 7
Stansby
West

2 C

Lead
H 4
H 10
S 2
C 3
D Q
C A
D 3
S 10
D 2
C Q
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
5
6
4
7
4
S 9
5
A
10
5
Martel
East
1 C
2 NT

3rd
Q
7
J
8
6
4
7
7
S 8
H 8
Lipsitz
South
Dbl
AP

4th
A
3
5
K
K
9
8
3
J
6
Molson
West

Pass

Lead
S 4
S 2
S 7
C 3
S A
C 2
D 9
D 8
H 8
C 5
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass

2nd
3
K
J
9
9
H 4
2
K
7
H 6
Shenkin
East
1 NT


3rd
10
8
C 7
A
H 5
6
5
A
Q
4
Sontag
South
Pass


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


Par +90
2 D NS
S K 9 7 4
H J 8 6 4
D A Q 10 5
C K



TieMeltzer 268-1802 NT East -1+501 NT East -1+50


Board 114
N-S Vul
S 10 5
H A K 8 4 3
D A K J
C 10 6 3
Stansby
West

1 S


Lead
S 2
D Q
H 3
D 5
H A
H K
C 6
Ekeblad
North

2 H


2nd
3
A
2
S 4
7
J
7
Martel
East
Pass
AP


3rd
J
2
Q
K
D 3
D 8
9
Lipsitz
South
Pass



4th
5
4
5
7
6
9
K
Molson
West

1 S
2 S

Lead
D A
S 10
C A
C K
C 2
D 6
C 4
D 7
H 5
H A
H 4
D 5
Weichsel
North

2 H
AP

2nd
2
2
3
6
10
4
D J
9
K
7
10
S J
Shenkin
East
Pass
Pass


3rd
3
3
7
J
S 6
S 4
S 9
S 8
2
D 8
S 7
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass


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


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






Ekeblad +6Meltzer 268-1862 H North =+1102 S West +1-140


Board 115
E-W Vul
S J 6
H K J 10 9 6 2
D A 9 6
C A 7
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass


Lead
S 4
C 6
C 7
C Q
S J
D J
C 10
H K
S 10
H 10
S 7
Ekeblad
North

2 D
4 H


2nd
6
5
2
H 7
5
6
8
3
H 6
D 2
Martel
East

Pass
AP


3rd
K
A
K
H 9
2
K
D 4
4
9
8
Lipsitz
South
1 NT
3 H



4th
A
3
9
J
Q
3
H 2
A
8
Q
Molson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass

Lead
S 4
S 9
S Q
H 8
S 7
S 3
D 4
Weichsel
North

1 H
2 H
3 NT

2nd
J
2
D 6
A
H 6
H 9
9
Shenkin
East

Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
K
10
5
2
D 2
D 5
K
Sontag
South
Pass
1 NT
2 NT


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


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






Meltzer +2Meltzer 270-1864 H South -3-1503 NT South -2-100


Board 116
Both Vul
S K
H Q 6 5 2
D 9 8 5 3 2
C 6 4 3
Stansby
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
H J
D K
S 8
C 3
C A
C 10
D 4
C 9
S A
S Q
H 3
Ekeblad
North
Pass
1 D
3 C
3 NT


2nd
2
A
K
8
5
J
Q
S 2
4
7
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
7
2
6
Q
4
6
7
H 5
D 5
D 8
Lipsitz
South
1 C
2 NT
3 S



4th
A
6
9
2
7
K
3
H 8
3
5
Molson
West
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

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

2nd
2
A
5
6
C 9
A
7
J
4
Shenkin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

3rd
7
2
8
9
S 8
2
3
5
K
Sontag
South
1 C
1 H
1 NT
2 S


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


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







Ekeblad +3Meltzer 270-1893 NT South -1-1003 NT South -2-200


Board 117
N-S Vul
S J 7 2
H A J 3
D Q 10 9 7 5 2
C 5
Stansby
West

3 S
4 D


Lead
C A
S 6
S A
S K
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass


2nd
2
3
D 3
Martel
East
1 S
3 NT
4 S


3rd
5
7
8
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass
AP


4th
3
9
2
Molson
West

3 NT
4 H
5 D

Lead
C K
C 6
H A
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass

2nd
2
Q
5
Shenkin
East
1 S
4 C
5 C
6 S

3rd
5
S 7
2
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

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


Par -430
4 NT EW
S 6
H 9 6 4 2
D 6 4 3
C A K 10 8 6
Meltzer +11Meltzer 281-1894 S East =-4206 S East -2+100


Board 118
E-W Vul
S K Q 10 9
H A K 9
D A 10 3
C A 10 7
Stansby
West

Pass
Pass
Pass


Lead
D 6
Ekeblad
North

1 C
1 H
1 NT


2nd
2
Martel
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP


3rd
4
Lipsitz
South
Pass
1 D
1 S



4th
10
Molson
West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

Lead
S 2
D 2
S A
S 3
S 9
H K
H A
H 9
H 7
D Q
Weichsel
North

1 C
1 H
1 NT


2nd
J
4
5
7
H 3
8
10
D 6
C 9
K
Shenkin
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass


3rd
4
10
6
8
C 2
2
4
Q
C 7
A
Sontag
South
Pass
1 D
1 S
3 NT


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


Par +400
3 NT NS
S J 7 5
H Q 7 4 2
D Q 9 2
C 5 4 2






Meltzer +6Meltzer 287-1891 NT North +3+1803 NT North +1+430


Board 119
Both Vul
S K J 9 7 6
H Q J 2
D J 8 4
C 6 2
Stansby
West

Pass
Dbl
AP

Lead
C 5
S 5
C 8
D 2
D A
D 6
C 4
H J
H 3
S K
Ekeblad
North

1 H
Pass


2nd
A
2
9
J
7
9
H 2
K
S 3
8
Martel
East

1 NT
3 C


3rd
3
J
Q
Q
3
K
K
A
Q
10
Lipsitz
South
Pass
2 H
3 H


4th
2
A
6
5
4
8
10
6
4
4
Molson
West





Lead
H 5
C 5
C 3
H 3
H 2
Weichsel
North





2nd
6
10
2
S 2
8
Shenkin
East





3rd
J
Q
K
Q
9
Sontag
South





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


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





Meltzer +9Meltzer 296-1893 H North -3-3003 NT East -1+100


Board 120
None Vul
S J 10 4 3
H Q J 10 8
D 10
C Q 9 8 2
Stansby
West
1 C
1 H
3 D
4 NT
Ekeblad
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Martel
East
1 D
1 S
4 S
6 D
Lipsitz
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Molson
West
1 C
1 H
4 D
5 D

Lead
H 3
Weichsel
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP

2nd
A
Shenkin
East
1 D
2 D
4 S


3rd
8
Sontag
South
Pass
Pass
Pass


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


Par -920
6 D EW
S Q 9 8 7
H K 4 3 2
D A 9
C 10 6 4
Meltzer +11Meltzer 307-1896 D East =-9205 D East +1-420


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