- Tuesday Aft - February 6, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 1150 MP  Geomean: 524 MP
(based on 48 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Donald Cline - Josh Rosenbluth 65.53 1st A 1.20
Dagmar Ragnow - Dick Zizic 62.12 1st A 1.20
Bob Bradish - Charles Clarke 59.28 2nd A 0.84
Charles Patrick - N Dennis Berg 56.25 2nd A 0.84
Anne Cline - Ronald Saltis 55.68 3rd A 0.60
Alan Curtis - Dawn Ligon 53.41 4th A 0.42
John Eliason - Maria Black 53.22 3rd A 0.60
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ken Ellenberger - Roseann Buckley 53.03 1st B 0.64
Arline Benzien - Joann Bowen 51.89 4/5th A 0.33
Mark Eckhout - Patricia Bostrom 51.89 2nd B 0.45
Gary Feldman - John Anderson 51.89 2nd B 0.45
Carol Hayhurst - Judy Kupperman 50.76 3rd B 0.32
Lynette Haas - Sharon Matthews 49.24 3rd B 0.32
Douglas Hahn - Jeffrey Steward 45.08 2nd C 0.22
EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Tuesday Aft  |SECTION> A N-S
------------------------,------ ------------,-------- --------------------------
DATE>February 6, 2018   |CLUB NO.>131102    | 02/06/2018 15:56
---------------------,-- ------------------- -------------,---------------------
DIR> Tom Ciacio      |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
------------,-------- ,-------------------------,--------- ---------------------
AVE>  132.0 |TOP>  11 |MP LIMITS>None/1500/500  |CLUB>Ventura Unit Bridge Club
------------ --------- ------------------------- -------------------------------
PAIRS IN STRAT A=12/B=8/C=4                      ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Charles Patrick        N Dennis Berg            B    2     1     .    148.50  56.25  0.84(A)
 2 Maria Black            John Eliason             A    3     .     .    140.50  53.22  0.60(A)
 3 Dagmar Ragnow          Dick Zizic               A    1     .     .    164.00  62.12  1.20(A)
 4 Gary Feldman           John Anderson            C   4/5    2     1    137.00  51.89  0.45(B)
 5 Kent Jones             Renate Jones             B    .     .     .    116.00  43.94
 6 James Kadin            Lee Brown                C    .     .     .    114.50  43.37
 7 Rosemary Reitz         Louise Shaffer           B    .     .     .    126.00  47.73
 8 Jeffrey Steward        Douglas Hahn             C    .     .     2    119.00  45.08  0.22(C)
 9 William Todd           Jo Ann Jackson           A    .     .     .    129.00  48.86
10 Irene Petroff          Anne Conn                C    .     .     .    118.50  44.89
11 Joann Bowen            Arline Benzien           A   4/5    .     .    137.00  51.89  0.33(A)
12 Judy Kupperman         Carol Hayhurst           B    .     3     .    134.00  50.76  0.32(B)
                                          Totals                        1584.00

EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Tuesday Aft  |SECTION> A E-W
------------------------,------ ------------,-------- --------------------------
AVE>  132.0 |TOP>  11 |MP LIMITS>None/1500/500  |CLUB>Ventura Unit Bridge Club
------------ --------- ------------------------- -------------------------------
PAIRS IN STRAT A=12/B=8/C=5                      ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Richard Fox            Evelyn Fox               B    .     .     .     90.50  34.28
 2 Alan Curtis            Dawn Ligon               A    4     .     .    141.00  53.41  0.42(A)
 3 Donald Cline           Josh Rosenbluth          A    1     .     .    173.00  65.53  1.20(A)
 4 Raeann Koerner         Leander Pemberton        C    .     .     .    129.00  48.86
 5 Patricia Bostrom       Mark Eckhout             C    .     2     1    137.00  51.89  0.45(B)
 6 Iris Acutt             Lynn Arneill-Brown       C    .     .     .     93.00  35.23
 7 Roseann Buckley        Ken Ellenberger          B    5     1     .    140.00  53.03  0.64(B)
 8 Harry Anand            Janis Pulliam            C    .     .     .    119.00  45.08
 9 Anne Cline             Ronald Saltis            A    3     .     .    147.00  55.68  0.60(A)
10 Lynette Haas           Sharon Matthews          C    .     3     2    130.00  49.24  0.32(B)
11 Bob Bradish            Charles Clarke           A    2     .     .    156.50  59.28  0.84(A)
12 Barbara Fitzgerald     Mike Gaddis Jr           B    .     .     .    128.00  48.48
                                          Totals                        1584.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠AJ73
K872
95
♣A93
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠T8
943
QJ84
♣T752
♠952
Q
KT63
♣KQ864
♠KQ64
AJT65
A72
♣J
12
310
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 6 6♠ 5NT  ♣5
EW: 1♣  ♦6 ♥1 ♠0 NT2
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: +980 6♠-NS/6-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  980         11.00   0.00  6 S      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A5-Jones-Jones vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  480          5.00   6.00  4 S +2   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  480          5.00   6.00  4 N +2   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A1-Fox-Fox

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 1Pass1
Pass2Pass4
All pass   


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2 ♠AJ4
AKJ5
T7
♣AT97
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠9652
8
KJ985
♣J43
♠KT83
943
A62
♣Q62
♠Q7
QT762
Q43
♣K85
17
59
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 4 2NT  ♦6 ♠5
EW: 1 2♠  ♣4 ♥3 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +300 4♠*-EW-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          6.00   5.00  4 S      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A1-Fox-Fox
  620          6.00   5.00  4 S      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A2-Black-Eliason vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A5-Jones-Jones vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  620          6.00   5.00  4 N      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  300          0.00  11.00  4♠* E -2  A8-Steward-Hahn vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  PassPass
2Dbl33
Pass4All pass 


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3 ♠AKQT762
7
Q
♣AKQ8
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠94
Q9653
JT93
♣32
♠5
AKJ42
AK52
♣954
♠J83
T8
8764
♣JT76
20
315
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5♠  ♦3 ♥3 NT4
EW: 4 4  ♣1 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 21 - 20 = +1
Par: +450 5♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1210         11.00   0.00  6♠* N     A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  690         10.00   1.00  4♠* N +1  A5-Jones-Jones vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ S +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A1-Fox-Fox
  450          5.50   5.50  4♠ N +1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  200          0.50  10.50  3♠ N +2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  200          0.50  10.50  3♠ N +2   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A9-Cline-Saltis

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   Pass
Pass22Dbl
44All pass 


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4 ♠A43
A43
J5
♣T7652
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠-
KJ7
QT8643
♣KQ43
♠KT975
Q9
A72
♣A98
♠QJ862
T8652
K9
♣J
9
1113
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣4 ♦2 ♠6 NT3
EW: 2♣ 5 1/-♠ 2NT  ♥6 ♠7/6
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -600 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        130   11.00   0.00  2 W +2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        150    9.00   2.00  4 W +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        150    9.00   2.00  3 W +2   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        150    9.00   2.00  2 W +3   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
        210    6.50   4.50  2N E +3   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A1-Fox-Fox
        210    6.50   4.50  1N W +4   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        600    5.00   6.00  5 W      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        630    3.00   8.00  3N W +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        630    3.00   8.00  3N W +1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        630    3.00   8.00  3N E +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        660    0.50  10.50  3N W +2   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        660    0.50  10.50  3N E +2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A2-Curtis-Ligon

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
1Pass1Pass
2Pass21Pass
2NPass3NAll pass
  1. artificial force


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5 ♠542
T8
Q952
♣A962
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠A963
93
873
♣Q743
♠KQJ7
AK764
-
♣JT85
♠T8
QJ52
AKJT64
♣K
6
614
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 1NT  ♣4 ♥4 ♠3
EW: 3♣ 2 4♠  ♦3 NT5
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110         10.50   0.50  3 S      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  110         10.50   0.50  2 S +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  100          9.00   2.00  3 E -2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A1-Fox-Fox
   50          7.00   4.00  4♠ E -1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
   50          7.00   4.00  4♠ E -1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
   50          7.00   4.00  4♠ E -1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        140    3.50   7.50  3♠ W      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        140    3.50   7.50  3♠ W      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        140    3.50   7.50  3♠ E      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        140    3.50   7.50  3♠ E      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        170    1.00  10.00  3♠ E +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        200    0.00  11.00  5* S -1  A1-Patrick-Berg vs A11-Bradish-Clarke

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 Pass12
Pass3DblPass
3All pass  


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6 ♠7
AJT96
T95
♣K983
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠K6432
Q54
K74
♣T5
♠A85
K872
A
♣AQJ62
♠QJT9
3
QJ8632
♣74
8
818
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣3 ♥4 ♠3 NT4
EW: 3/4♣ 3 4♠ 3NT  ♦6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300         11.00   0.00  3N E -3   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  200         10.00   1.00  3N W -2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  100          9.00   2.00  4♠ W -1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        110    8.00   3.00  2 E      A2-Black-Eliason vs A1-Fox-Fox
        140    7.00   4.00  2 E +1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        170    5.50   5.50  3♠ W +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        170    5.50   5.50  2♠ W +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        500    4.00   7.00  5* S -3  A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        600    3.00   8.00  3N E      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        620    1.00  10.00  4♠ W      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        620    1.00  10.00  4♠ W      A5-Jones-Jones vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        620    1.00  10.00  4♠ W      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A2-Curtis-Ligon

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  12
Pass3DblPass
4All pass  

In 4, East-West can hold their losers to one spade, one heart, and one club depending whether the K is on or not, but they have to be careful in crossing between hands. On a diamond lead, East wins the stiff A and declarer’s primary goal is to set up the club suit to pitch heart losers.

The theme of this hand is to set up the side suit and then draw trump. If we draw trump first, we’ll be unable to handle ruffing losers and setting up tricks. So low spade to the king and then club ten. We’ll see everyone follow (if we lose this trick, we need trumps to break). North will play second hand low. It doesn’t matter if West has at least two clubs, but if West has only one, the king gives up one trick. Another club to the jack. Now because we haven't lost a club we can afford a safety play in spades. If spades are 3-2 we’re going to lose just one spade after playing the spade Ace. If they are 4-1 however, if we cash the A, the hand with four spades might be able to ruff the A with their boss trump and pull dummy’s last trump. We can guard against this by playing the A from dummy before the A. If South follows, we pitch our heart. If South ruffs, they’re ruffing with a high trump, so we still pitch a heart. This line loses an extra trick if trumps are 3-2 the wrong way (doubleton spade hand getting a ruff), but safeguards against 4-1 spades. Taking a club finesse is also dangerous if trumps are 3-2, club finesse fails, and North-South play heart to the ace and heart ruff with the short trump hand ruffing the heart. But the auction makes it seem very unlikely that the short heart hand also has short spades.



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7 ♠K65
KJT762
T32
♣2
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠AQ87
Q85
A9
♣QJ93
♠T9432
9
Q5
♣AT764
♠J
A43
KJ8764
♣K85
7
156
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 4 1NT  ♣4 ♠4
EW: 3♣ 3/2♠  ♦4/3 ♥3 NT3
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: +200 4♠*-E-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  730         11.00   0.00  3* N     A2-Black-Eliason vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  650         10.00   1.00  4 N +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  200          9.00   2.00  4♠* W -1  A9-Todd-Jackson vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  170          7.50   3.50  3 N +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  170          7.50   3.50  3 N +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  150          5.50   5.50  3 S +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  150          5.50   5.50  3 S +2   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  130          4.00   7.00  3 S +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  100          2.50   8.50  3♠ W -1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A1-Fox-Fox
  100          2.50   8.50  2♠ W -1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        620    0.50  10.50  4♠ E      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        620    0.50  10.50  4♠ E      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   1
Dbl11Dbl1
234All pass
  1. support DBL, shows 3 hearts


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8 ♠AQJT6
JT32
A3
♣74
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠K4
K98
QJ986
♣AQ3
♠9875
65
72
♣J9865
♠32
AQ74
KT54
♣KT2
12
151
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1/2 4/5 4♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣6 ♦5 ♥2 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +450 5-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  450         11.00   0.00  4 N +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  210         10.00   1.00  2N S +3   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  200          7.50   3.50  2♠ N +3   A5-Jones-Jones vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  200          7.50   3.50  3 S +2   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  200          7.50   3.50  2 S +3   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A1-Fox-Fox
  200          7.50   3.50  2 N +3   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  170          5.00   6.00  3 S +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  150          3.50   7.50  1N W -3   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  150          3.50   7.50  1N W -3   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  100          2.00   9.00  1N W -2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
   50          1.00  10.00  1N W -1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        100    0.00  11.00  4 N -2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
1NT2Pass2NT
Pass3NTAll pass 


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9 ♠Q62
J643
KQT73
♣3
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠A984
97
842
♣9654
♠JT73
QT5
965
♣AK7
♠K5
AK82
AJ
♣QJT82
8
410
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 4 4 1/2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4/3 ♦3 ♥3 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +420 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          7.50   3.50  4 S      A2-Black-Eliason vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  420          7.50   3.50  4 S      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  420          7.50   3.50  4 S      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  420          7.50   3.50  4 N      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  420          7.50   3.50  4 N      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A1-Fox-Fox
  420          7.50   3.50  4 N      A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  420          7.50   3.50  4 N      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  420          7.50   3.50  4 N      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  400          3.00   8.00  3N S      A8-Steward-Hahn vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  170          1.00  10.00  3 N +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  170          1.00  10.00  3 N +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  170          1.00  10.00  2 S +2   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A2-Curtis-Ligon

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 PassPass1
Pass1Pass4
All pass   


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10 ♠T53
976
J8
♣AKJT6
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠Q8
A54
AK52
♣9852
♠A942
KQT83
976
♣4
♠KJ76
J2
QT43
♣Q73
9
139
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦4 ♥3 ♠5 NT5
EW: 3 4 2♠ 2NT  ♣6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -620 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100         11.00   0.00  4 W -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
         90    9.50   1.50  2 W      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A9-Cline-Saltis
         90    9.50   1.50  2 W      A2-Black-Eliason vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        100    8.00   3.00  3♣ N -1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        140    6.50   4.50  2 E +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A1-Fox-Fox
        140    6.50   4.50  1 E +2   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        170    4.50   6.50  2 E +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
        170    4.50   6.50  2 E +2   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        620    1.50   9.50  4 E      A5-Jones-Jones vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        620    1.50   9.50  4 E      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        620    1.50   9.50  4 E      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        620    1.50   9.50  4 E      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A8-Anand-Pulliam

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  PassPass
1Pass1Pass
Pass22All pass


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11 ♠QJ
QT742
63
♣9742
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠AT76
KJ5
A87
♣AJ3
♠K952
8
KT542
♣Q85
♠843
A963
QJ9
♣KT6
5
178
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦2 ♥6 ♠2 NT2
EW: 3♣ 5 1 5♠ 3/4NT
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -450 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        120   10.00   1.00  2N W      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        120   10.00   1.00  1N W +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        120   10.00   1.00  1N W +1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        170    8.00   3.00  3♠ W +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        200    7.00   4.00  2♠ W +3   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A1-Fox-Fox
        420    5.50   5.50  4♠ W      A2-Black-Eliason vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        420    5.50   5.50  4♠ W      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        450    2.00   9.00  4♠ W +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
        450    2.00   9.00  4♠ W +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        450    2.00   9.00  4♠ W +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        450    2.00   9.00  4♠ W +1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        450    2.00   9.00  4♠ W +1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A2-Curtis-Ligon

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   Pass
1NTPass2Pass
2Pass4All pass


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12 ♠J64
K98
J74
♣Q732
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠AK72
A73
A98
♣JT9
♠QT9
J65
QT5
♣K864
♠853
QT42
K632
♣A5
7
168
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦5 ♥5 ♠4 NT3
EW: 3♣ 2 2 3♠ 3NT
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -400 3NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50         11.00   0.00  3N W -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A1-Fox-Fox
    PASS      10.00   1.00  Pass Out  A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
         90    9.00   2.00  1N W      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        110    8.00   3.00  2♠ W      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        120    6.50   4.50  2N W      A8-Steward-Hahn vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        120    6.50   4.50  1N W +1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        150    4.50   6.50  1N W +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        150    4.50   6.50  1N W +2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        210    3.00   8.00  1N W +4   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
        400    1.00  10.00  3N W      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        400    1.00  10.00  3N W      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        400    1.00  10.00  3N E      A5-Jones-Jones vs A11-Bradish-Clarke

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
1NTAll pass  


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13 ♠AQJ87
985
AQ8
♣JT
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠K2
QJ4
T753
♣9743
♠954
T32
J642
♣KQ2
♠T63
AK76
K9
♣A865
14
66
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 5 5♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥1 ♠1 NT1
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +660 5NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  690         10.00   1.00  3N S +3   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  690         10.00   1.00  3N N +3   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  690         10.00   1.00  3N N +3   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A1-Fox-Fox
  680          8.00   3.00  4♠ N +2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  660          6.50   4.50  3N S +2   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  660          6.50   4.50  3N N +2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  650          2.50   8.50  4♠ N +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A10-Haas-Matthews

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 1Pass2
Pass2NTPass3
Pass4Pass4
Pass4All pass 


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14 ♠T75
J764
KQ
♣A652
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠862
KQ832
J5
♣J93
♠AQJ3
T
AT92
♣KT74
♠K94
A95
87643
♣Q8
10
714
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 1 1/- 2♠ 2NT  ♥7/6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50         10.00   1.00  2N W -1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
   50         10.00   1.00  2N E -1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
   50         10.00   1.00  2N E -1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A9-Cline-Saltis
         80    8.00   3.00  1♠ E      A5-Jones-Jones vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
         90    6.00   5.00  1N W      A8-Steward-Hahn vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
         90    6.00   5.00  1N W      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
         90    6.00   5.00  1N W      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        120    4.00   7.00  1N W +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        150    2.00   9.00  2N S -3   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        150    2.00   9.00  2N E +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A1-Fox-Fox
        150    2.00   9.00  1N E +2   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        180    0.00  11.00  2N E +2   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  1Pass
1Pass1All pass

Four-three Moysian fits are delicate. Maintaining trump suit control is always a theme in suit contracts, so with one less trump than ideal, one must be extra careful. On this particular hand, trump control will mean making sure North-South don't get ruffs in the side suits. Holding five low diamonds, South will make a 4th best diamond lead; it’s passive and partner might be over-ruffing dummy at some point during the defense.
If South had started with five good diamonds, they would consider a trump lead. Declarer will win the ace. Having control in all the suits and no clear entry to the board, declarer should opt to attempt to draw trump rather than allow the defense to set up ruffs in one of declarer’s side suits by playing A and Q at tricks two and three. South will win the K and return their highest diamond (suit preference for hearts). North will win the K and play back 4th best heart to South’s ace. South will play back a low diamond, East will pitch a club, North will ruff with their last trump. East pitches because if North has a trump left, it's higher than the 8 on the board. Now North will return a low club and force East to guess the club position. If they play low, the defense will score two clubs and a club ruff for seven tricks. If declarer guesses to play the king, the defense will score no more club tricks, instead just one more trump trick for a total of five tricks. East will play their last diamond, pitching dummy’s last club. Now, a low club to ruff on the board. East will play the KQ pitching the remaining club from their hand. Dummy is now forced to play another heart which will promote the trump in South's hand. It’s easy to make a mistake by playing a heart at trick two instead. If East does this, South will go up with the ace and continue diamonds to their partner’s king. North will lead back a low club, forcing declarer to try to guess the club position. If they go wrong and play low, the defense will score a total of eight tricks. One heart, one diamond, two diamond ruffs, two clubs, two club ruffs. Playing a heart at trick two isn't just wrong because it works so poorly on this hand, there are many layouts where you'd survive playing a heart; it’s wrong to do so because you gain nothing and potentially lose a lot.



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15 ♠Q73
KJ3
K9742
♣95
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠AK4
Q965
T3
♣Q762
♠85
842
AQJ65
♣KT4
♠JT962
AT7
8
♣AJ83
9
1110
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣6 ♦5 ♥5/6 NT6
EW: 1♣ 2 1  ♠5 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +100 3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140         11.00   0.00  2♠ S +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  100         10.00   1.00  2N W -2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
   50          9.00   2.00  3 E -1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A2-Black-Eliason vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A5-Jones-Jones vs A9-Cline-Saltis
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A6-Kadin-Brown vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A1-Fox-Fox
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A8-Steward-Hahn vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
    PASS       5.50   5.50  Pass Out  A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
         90    2.00   9.00  2 E      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        100    1.00  10.00  2♠ S -1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        400    0.00  11.00  4♠ S -4   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   All pass


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16 ♠Q3
AJT853
K
♣KQ82
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠T87
9
Q98432
♣AJ6
♠AJ9652
Q74
J
♣T94
♠K4
K62
AT765
♣753
15
78
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 5 3NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣3 ♦5 ♥2 NT2
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +450 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          9.50   1.50  4 N      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  420          9.50   1.50  4 N      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A1-Fox-Fox
  420          9.50   1.50  4 N      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  420          9.50   1.50  4 N      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  200          7.00   4.00  3 N +2   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  170          6.00   5.00  3 N +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A9-Cline-Saltis
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
         50    2.50   8.50  4 N -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
Pass112
Dbl4All pass 


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17 ♠KT93
K3
JT8
♣Q962
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠J4
JT5
9754
♣JT84
♠Q86
A987
A2
♣K753
♠A752
Q642
KQ63
♣A
9
313
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 2/1 4♠ 2/1NT
EW:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥5 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          9.00   2.00  4♠ N      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  420          9.00   2.00  4♠ N      A2-Black-Eliason vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  420          9.00   2.00  4♠ N      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  420          9.00   2.00  4♠ N      A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  420          9.00   2.00  4♠ N      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  170          5.50   5.50  2♠ N +2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  170          5.50   5.50  1♠ N +3   A5-Jones-Jones vs A1-Fox-Fox
  150          4.00   7.00  1N N +2   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  140          3.00   8.00  2♠ N +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  120          2.00   9.00  1N N +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
         50    0.50  10.50  4♠ S -1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
         50    0.50  10.50  4♠ N -1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A9-Cline-Saltis

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 Pass1Dbl
Pass2Pass4
All pass   


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18 ♠KT2
J97
8742
♣KT2
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠Q8543
65
KJ3
♣Q64
♠J76
KQT4
AT6
♣AJ8
♠A9
A832
Q95
♣9753
7
815
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥5 ♠3 NT3
EW: 2♣ 2 2 3♠ 2NT
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50         11.00   0.00  3♠ E -1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
         90   10.00   1.00  2 E      A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        140    6.00   5.00  3♠ W      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        140    6.00   5.00  3♠ E      A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        140    6.00   5.00  3♠ E      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        140    6.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        140    6.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A1-Fox-Fox
        140    6.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        140    6.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        170    1.00  10.00  3♠ E +1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        170    1.00  10.00  2♠ W +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        170    1.00  10.00  2♠ E +2   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  1NTPass
2Pass2All pass


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19 ♠AQ4
843
JT
♣KQ762
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠K32
KQ752
K
♣AT43
♠J95
J9
AQ8532
♣J8
♠T876
AT6
9764
♣95
12
159
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥5 ♠6 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1 2 1♠ 2NT
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300         10.50   0.50  3N W -3   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  300         10.50   0.50  3 E -3   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A1-Fox-Fox
  200          8.00   3.00  3N W -2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  200          8.00   3.00  3N W -2   A5-Jones-Jones vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  200          8.00   3.00  3N W -2   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  100          4.50   6.50  3N W -1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  100          4.50   6.50  2N W -1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  100          4.50   6.50  2N E -1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  100          4.50   6.50  3 W -1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
         90    2.00   9.00  2 W      A2-Black-Eliason vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        150    0.50  10.50  2N W +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        150    0.50  10.50  2♣ N -3   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   Pass
1Pass1NTPass
2Pass2All pass


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20 ♠T8754
K6
982
♣K83
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AQ3
QT5
AJ
♣J7654
♠KJ6
AJ8732
KT
♣Q9
♠92
94
Q76543
♣AT2
6
1414
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣3 ♥2 ♠4 NT2
EW: 4♣ 5 2♠ 5NT  ♦6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -660 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100         11.00   0.00  6 W -1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        230   10.00   1.00  3 E +3   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A1-Fox-Fox
        650    5.50   5.50  4 W +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A2-Black-Eliason vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        650    5.50   5.50  4 E +1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
        660    0.50  10.50  3N W +2   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        660    0.50  10.50  3N W +2   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
1Pass1Pass
1NTPass2Pass
2Pass4All pass


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21 ♠AJ9
8742
T
♣QJ752
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KT3
J53
984
♣K983
♠865
Q96
AKQ7653
♣-
♠Q742
AKT
J2
♣AT64
8
711
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3/2 3/2♠  ♦5 NT6
EW: 2  ♣3 ♥4 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: +140 3♠-S/3-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620         11.00   0.00  4 N      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A1-Fox-Fox
  100         10.00   1.00  4 E -2   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
   50          8.00   3.00  3 E -1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
   50          8.00   3.00  3 E -1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
   50          8.00   3.00  3 E -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
        110    3.50   7.50  3 E      A2-Black-Eliason vs A10-Haas-Matthews
        110    3.50   7.50  3 E      A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
        110    3.50   7.50  3 E      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
        110    3.50   7.50  3 E      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A9-Cline-Saltis
        110    3.50   7.50  2 E +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
        110    3.50   7.50  2 E +1   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        130    0.00  11.00  3 E +1   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
 Pass1Dbl
Pass12Pass
Pass3PassPass
3All pass  


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22 ♠8743
KJT86
AQ
♣T4
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠K9
Q7
T9754
♣8652
♠AQT52
42
J32
♣KQ3
♠J6
A953
K86
♣AJ97
10
512
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 5 1♠ 2NT  ♦6
EW:  ♣4 ♦6 ♥2 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +450 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A1-Patrick-Berg vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A1-Fox-Fox
  450          8.50   2.50  4 N +1   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
  420          5.00   6.00  4 N      A10-Petroff-Conn vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  200          3.50   7.50  3 N +2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  200          3.50   7.50  2 N +3   A8-Steward-Hahn vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
  170          1.50   9.50  3 N +1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  170          1.50   9.50  2 N +2   A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
         50    0.00  11.00  4 N -1   A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A11-Bradish-Clarke

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
  1Dbl
Pass3Pass4
All pass   


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23 ♠T8654
KQ7
Q3
♣864
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠Q73
832
A62
♣J532
♠KJ9
AJT5
J75
♣AK9
♠A2
964
KT984
♣QT7
7
717
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥4 ♠5 NT4
EW: 2♣ 1/- 2 1NT  ♦7/6 ♠6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -110 2-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200         10.00   1.00  3N E -2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  200         10.00   1.00  1N E -2   A2-Black-Eliason vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  200         10.00   1.00  1N E -2   A9-Todd-Jackson vs A1-Fox-Fox
  100          7.00   4.00  3N E -1   A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  100          7.00   4.00  1N E -1   A5-Jones-Jones vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  100          7.00   4.00  1N E -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr
         90    3.00   8.00  1N E      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
         90    3.00   8.00  1N E      A6-Kadin-Brown vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
         90    3.00   8.00  1N E      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A9-Cline-Saltis
         90    3.00   8.00  1N E      A8-Steward-Hahn vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
         90    3.00   8.00  1N E      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
        150    0.00  11.00  1N E +2   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
   Pass
PassPass1NTAll pass


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24 ♠KJ87
AKJ
QT
♣6532
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠T94
T52
K965
♣AT8
♠A653
93
A73
♣QJ74
♠Q2
Q8764
J842
♣K9
14
711
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣5 ♦5 ♠6 NT6
EW: 2♣ 1 1♠ 1NT  ♥5
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +100 2NT*-EW/2♠*-EW/3♣*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150         11.00   0.00  1N S +2   A3-Ragnow-Zizic vs A6-Acutt-Arneill-Brown
  140         10.00   1.00  3 S      A8-Steward-Hahn vs A11-Bradish-Clarke
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A1-Patrick-Berg vs A2-Curtis-Ligon
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A2-Black-Eliason vs A4-Koerner-Pemberton
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A4-Feldman-Anderson vs A8-Anand-Pulliam
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A5-Jones-Jones vs A10-Haas-Matthews
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A7-Reitz-Shaffer vs A9-Cline-Saltis
  110          6.50   4.50  2 S      A11-Bowen-Benzien vs A5-Bostrom-Eckhout
   90          3.00   8.00  1N S      A9-Todd-Jackson vs A1-Fox-Fox
         50    1.00  10.00  3 S -1   A10-Petroff-Conn vs A3-Cline-Rosenbluth
         50    1.00  10.00  2 S -1   A6-Kadin-Brown vs A7-Buckley-Ellenberger
         50    1.00  10.00  2 S -1   A12-Kupperman-Hayhurst vs A12-Fitzgerald-Gaddis Jr

Joe Grue/ Brad Moss Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
GrueMossMossGrue
Pass1Pass1
Pass1Pass1NT
All pass   


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