- Monday Aft - April 2, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 973 MP  Geomean: 567 MP
(based on 28 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Gwen Wagner - Richard Wagner 64.92 1st A 0.70
Alan Greenberg - Valerie Greenberg 59.05 1st A 0.70
Dick Zizic - John Eliason 57.04 2nd A 0.49
Joseph Gaynor - Ronald Landgraff 56.09 3rd A 0.35
Mark Robbins - Roseann Buckley 53.74 2nd A 0.49
Irene Petroff - Marilyn Waples 50.25 2nd B 0.22
Leander Pemberton - Ronald Saltis 50.05 3rd A 0.35
EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D N-S
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DATE>April 2, 2018      |CLUB NO.>127100    | 04/02/2018 16:15
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DIR> Chris Gillmon   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=4/C=2                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
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 1 Joan Glenn             Nita Whaley              B    .     .     .     70.34  41.87
 2 Irene Petroff          Marilyn Waples           C    .     2     1     84.42  50.25  0.22(B)
 3 Joann Bowen            Arline Benzien           A    .     .     .     78.66  46.82
 4 Dick Zizic             John Eliason             A    2     .     .     95.82  57.04  0.49(A)
 5 Alan Greenberg         Valerie Greenberg        B    1     1     .     99.21  59.05  0.70(A)
 6 Ronald Landgraff       Joseph Gaynor            A    3     .     .     94.23  56.09  0.35(A)
 7 Ginny Rockefeller      Mary Jane Graham         C    .     .     .     66.08  39.33
                                          Totals                         588.76

EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D E-W
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=5/C=3                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
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 1 Roseann Buckley        Mark Robbins             B    2     2     .     90.28  53.74  0.49(A)
 2 Richard Wagner         Gwen Wagner              C    1     1     1    109.07  64.92  0.70(A)
 3 Anne Conn              Louise Shaffer           B    .     .     .     74.09  44.10
 4 Ken Ellenberger        Ilona Smith              A    .     .     .     81.92  48.76
 5 Carol Hayhurst         Carole Cardinal          C    .     .     .     75.61  45.01
 6 Pat Shaw               Carol Jarboe             C    .     .     .     74.92  44.60
 7 Ronald Saltis          Leander Pemberton        A    3     .     .     84.08  50.05  0.35(A)
                                          Totals                         589.97

Hands and Results
1 ♠K
AK32
J6
♣KQT986
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠AQ9642
Q954
K32
♣-
♠J
T87
AQT97
♣A743
♠T8753
J6
854
♣J52
16
1111
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦3 ♥3 ♠4 NT5
EW: 4 3 3♠ 2NT  ♣5
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -140 3♠-EW/3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  4♠ W -2   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
   50          5.00   1.00  4 E -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        100    4.00   2.00  4♣ N -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        110    2.50   3.50  3 E      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        110    2.50   3.50  3 E      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        140    1.00   5.00  2♠ W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        200    0.00   6.00  2♠ N -4   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

The bidding starts 1--1--Pass to West. With excellent diamond support, West tries his spade suit. North bids 2 with her shapely hand and East passes. South will reluctantly bid 3 and West will act again: will it be a rebid of spades or the safer diamond raise? Either might be right.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 11Pass
12PassPass
3All pass  

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1-2, 5, and 7-8.

The Bidding: After North opens 1, East overcalls 1. South has nothing to say. Normally, it is best to support with support. West's priority is to look for a major suit fit. So West advances to 1. In his "What's Standard? Advancing (Responding to) a Simple Overcall" article, David Lindop suggests West's 1 bid is constructive, but not forcing.

Since South couldn't respond over 1, there is less upside for a Reverse to 2. Rebidding 2 seems best. East and South have nothing to say. West's 16 Support Points for diamonds are a bit inflated with just 3-card diamond support. Cue bidding 3 might be taken as looking for a club stopper. With just 11 HCP, West isn't eager to suggest 3NT after partner couldn't act of 2. Inviting with a jump to 3 seems best. East, knowing West has wasted values in spades, declines the invitation.

The Play: Without a trump lead, declarer can Cross-Ruff and score 10 tricks. On a trump lead, declarer needs to finesse against the Jack to score 10 tricks.



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2 ♠J864
QJ86
J9
♣K63
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠Q3
2
AKT743
♣J542
♠AK5
T95
Q2
♣AQT97
♠T972
AK743
865
♣8
8
1015
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣0 ♦0 ♠6 NT0
EW: 6♣ 6 2NT  ♥6 ♠6
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -920 6-EW/6♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          4.50   1.50  3N E -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
   50          4.50   1.50  3N E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
   50          4.50   1.50  3N E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
   50          4.50   1.50  3N E -1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        170    2.00   4.00  3 W +3   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        400    1.00   5.00  3N E      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        420    0.00   6.00  5♣ E +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East probably opens 1NT and West would justifiably bid 3NT: down one on a heart lead unless South does something silly like lead out the AK. Even if he leads the A, North should play the Q, saying to partner, "I can win the next trick--or I have a singleton." It would have to be the former this time, unless East opened 1NT with six hearts. If East does open 1, this time they'll get to a makeable minor suit contract--but this hand is a statistical outlier.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1NTPass
2NT1Pass32Pass
33Pass3Pass
4Pass5All pass
  1. diamonds
  2. would not accept an invitation
  3. heart shortness

The Bidding: After East opens 1NT, South is a bit light to risk a vulnerable overcall. West wants to show a game forcing hand with long diamonds. Playing Four-suit transfers , it is common to use a 2NT response to show diamonds. The downside of that agreement is a natural 2NT isn't available for a balanced invitation without a 4-card major. Going through Stayman to show a balanced invitation helps the defense by disclosing information about opener's distribution. In his "4 Way Transfers with Range Ask" article, Gavin Wolpert recommends using a 2 response as range ask showing clubs or a hand interested in opener's strength. Another way to avoid leaking information about opener's distribution is to use 3 as a transfer to diamonds, leaving a natural 2NT bid available.

After transferring to diamonds, it is common for responder's major suit bid to show shortness. With that agreement, West's 3 bid shows game forcing values and heart shortness. East has a great hand opposite heart shortness. East's 3 bid is somewhat ambiguous. It could be a cue bid for diamonds. It could be looking for 3-card spade support. Either way, West bids 4. Since West didn't cue bid a club control, East infers the partnership is missing the King. With the singleton Ace, West might not have shown shortness. They would certainly offer 3NT as a contract. With a heart loser and a potential club loser, East isn't eager to look for slam. East's 5 bid ends the auction.

The Play in 5: Declarer has a 73% chance of picking up diamonds without a loser. Here, with diamonds breaking 3-2, declarer has 6 diamond tricks. Declarer has 4 quick winners in the side suits. Declarer has 1 quick heart loser, but can ruff a heart continuation. Declarer has the club texture to benefit from a pushing finesse against the King. When the finesse succeeds. declarer has 12 tricks. If the defense doesn't lead a heart, declarer can discard their heart loser on a long club and score all the tricks.

The Play in 5: Missing the Ace and the King, bidding a slam isn't attractive. A club game is superior because there is less risk of a defensive ruff and there is no risk of losing a diamond. As discussed above, with the King onside, declarer will score 12 or 13 tricks depending on the lead.



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3 ♠T9853
J52
K42
♣K3
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠-
AQT964
AQ6
♣T985
♠AK742
3
9753
♣AQ7
♠QJ6
K87
JT8
♣J642
7
1213
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥2 ♠4 NT3
EW: 4/5♣ 5 5 3♠ 3/4NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -650 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  3N E -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  100          4.50   1.50  3♠ E -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  100          4.50   1.50  4♣ E -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        600    2.50   3.50  3N E      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        600    2.50   3.50  3N E      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        630    0.50   5.50  3N W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        630    0.50   5.50  3N E +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West opens 1 and East responds 1. Now West must decide: 2 or 2? East will surely push to game, and it's more likely to be 3NT than anything else. What will South lead against 3NT? Fourth best from an unsupported J seems dangerous, so he may try the J with his "almost perfect" sequence.



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4 ♠T84
AT53
KT95
♣T7
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠A976
KJ42
32
♣A53
♠J2
96
AQ8
♣KQJ864
♠KQ53
Q87
J764
♣92
7
1213
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦6 ♥5 ♠5 NT3
EW: 5♣ 1 1 2♠ 4NT
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -630 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        130    6.00   0.00  2♣ W +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        150    4.50   1.50  4♣ W +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        150    4.50   1.50  3♣ W +2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        600    2.50   3.50  3N W      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        600    2.50   3.50  5♣ W      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        630    1.00   5.00  3N W +1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        660    0.00   6.00  3N E +2   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

With both majors, West opens 1. What happens next depends on their agreements. If they are playing the popular Inverted Minors , East bids 2. Now West shows heart stoppers, East bids diamond stoppers, and West can now happily bid 3NT. With a red suit lead, nine or ten tricks should be common.



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5 ♠AJ73
AK4
K7
♣J752
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠T9
9
J965
♣AKT843
♠KQ82
QT8762
A4
♣6
♠654
J53
QT832
♣Q9
16
811
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥5/4 ♠6/5 NT6
EW: 2♣ -/1 2 1♠ 1NT  ♦6/7
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -110 2-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          6.00   0.00  1N N +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  100          5.00   1.00  3 E -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
   50          3.50   2.50  2N W -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
   50          3.50   2.50  2 E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        110    2.00   4.00  2 E      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        140    1.00   5.00  2 E +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        200    0.00   6.00  3 S -2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Buckley-Robbins

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1NT with high hopes. Will East act? 2 may be popular. If not, South passes and West might even show that club suit--and now East will surely try 2. There's no joy here for N-S. East has to use his one club entry wisely--pitch a losing diamond and finesse the spades?



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1NT2All pass

The Bidding: After North opens a strong notrump, East has a competitive decision. Defenses to a 1NT opening vary by partnership agreement. Most methods have a way to show both majors. Here, showing both majors risks playing in a 4-3 fit when a 6-2 fit is available. Showing a 1-suiter seems best. At favorable vulnerability, some may consider preempting 3. East's defensive potential makes preempting unattractive. Using the partnership's method to show long hearts seems best. It is common to play Negative Doubles after interference over 1NT . South doesn't have the shape or strength to act. West isn't happy about playing in hearts, but isn't eager to bid clubs at the 3-level. North doesn't have the shape to act. The auction ends at 2.

The Play: Declarer is fortunate trumps break 3-3. Declarer discards their losing diamond on a club winner. Declarer's spade texture limits spade losers to 2. Declarer loses 3 heart tricks. Declarer scores 8 tricks: 2 + 3 + 1 + 2.



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6 ♠52
KT64
84
♣KT643
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠Q63
J95
J952
♣J98
♠JT974
AQ32
6
♣A72
♠AK8
87
AKQT73
♣Q5
6
511
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 4/3 1 1♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦3 ♥6 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +130 4-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  130          6.00   0.00  2 S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
         50    2.50   3.50  3N S -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
         50    2.50   3.50  4 S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
         50    2.50   3.50  4 S -1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
         50    2.50   3.50  3 S -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
         50    2.50   3.50  3 S -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
         50    2.50   3.50  3 S -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East may open 1 on the Rule of 20--tempting with both majors. South will either double or just bid her diamonds. Neither West nor North will bid without being forced, and South is likely to end up in 3 one way or another. The likely opening spade lead will allow declarer to use a trump on the table to get rid of that third spade loser. Alas, diamonds don't break, but the hand is otherwise declarer-friendly.



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7 ♠Q3
KQT64
A543
♣J4
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠AT82
A732
T87
♣K3
♠K7654
J95
J2
♣Q85
♠J9
8
KQ96
♣AT9762
12
117
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 1  ♠5 NT6
EW: 2♠ 1NT  ♣4 ♦4 ♥5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +110 3-NS/3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.50   1.50  3 N      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  110          4.50   1.50  3 N      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  110          4.50   1.50  2 N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  110          4.50   1.50  3♣ S      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        100    2.00   4.00  3N N -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        140    1.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        300    0.00   6.00  3N N -3   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North may get to open 1 after two passes. East has spades but not points and passes. South's choice of bids will depend--if they are playing Drury , 2 isn't available, so 1NT is the best choice. North will then bid 2, her second suit--and they have found a home!



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   1
Dbl11Pass
2Pass3All pass

The Bidding: South's hand meets the Rule of 20 and the Suggestion of 22 . South doesn't have a rebid problem. Opening 1 seems best. West would prefer to have 13 Support Points for a takeout double. In general, it is better to get in and out of auctions quickly. West prefers doubling now to waiting to back into the auction at a higher level. North has a choice between responding 1 or redoubling. North doesn't have much interest in penalizing 1. Showing North's heart suit seems best. When Defending a Takeout Double , it is common to play a 1-level response as natural and forcing. East's 1 advance shows 8 points or less. Since East freely bid 1, they are showing some values. South, with a minimum opener and shortness in responder's suit, isn't eager to bid. West knows North-South have the majority of the strength. Most will reasonably pass 1. Some Wests will advertise a stronger hand by raising to 2 in the hope of obstructing and/or stealing the auction. Either way North-South will compete in a minor, presumably diamonds. Given South's failure to act over 1, North doesn't believe a game is available.

East-West can compete to 2. If East-West compete to the 3-level, North-South must double to protect their equity. Following the Law of Total Tricks will be quite expensive for East-West on this board.

The Play in 3: Both minors break 3-2. Declarer has no trouble scoring 9 tricks: 4 + 4 + 1 ruff.

The Play in 3X: South leads their singleton heart. Declarer must go up with the Ace and draw trump to avoid going down 2. Leading from an honor sequence is typically not as attractive as leading a singleton, particularly when your singleton is in partner's suit. At tables where South leads the King, top of an honor sequence, North should discourage to help South find the heart shift. If declarer is allowed to eliminate the minors and draw trump, North can be end played in hearts.



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8 ♠K983
Q84
852
♣K82
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠-
A63
AKQJ74
♣AQJ6
♠7654
JT92
T3
♣753
♠AQJT2
K75
96
♣T94
8
211
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣3 ♦2/3 ♥4 NT5
EW: 3♣ 4 3 2NT  ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          5.33   0.67  3N E -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
   50          5.33   0.67  5 W -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        130    2.42   3.58  3 W +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        130    2.42   3.58  3 E +1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        130    2.42   3.58  3 E +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        400    0.08   5.92  5 E      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South will certainly opt for a light 1 opener in third seat. West will double. IF they are playing that 3 promises four card support and 6-9 points, North will jump--otherwise he'll certainly raise. This passes back to West, who certainly can't be blamed for taking further action with his 21 HCP and great suit. West may use his only entry to try the club finesse...oh, well.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
1PassPass1
22PassPass
3All pass  

The Bidding: West has a choice between opening 1 or a Strong 2 Clubs . Opening 2 risks preemption is spades. West could Double for Takeout , but that hides West's excellent diamond suit. Bidding diamonds at a high level suppresses West's support for the rounded suits. There is little risk 1 will be passed out. Opening 1 seems best. Some Easts will Respond Light with just 1 HCP and a doubleton diamond, hoping to improve the contract and to make it more difficult for North-South to find their best contract. Most will pass with East's hand. South has a normal 1 balancing overcall.

West can make 5 opposite as little as the King. 4 and 5 are also possibilities opposite a hand which couldn't respond to 1. A jump shift to 3 may make it difficult to find a heart fit. A simple 2 rebid should suffice for now. North has a routine advance to 2. Now West shows their strength and shape with a "reverse" to 3. East expects West to have a huge hand with 1-3-5-4, 0-3-5-5, or 0-3-6-4 distribution. The potential of a higher scoring major suit contract, makes passing attractive. Bidding 4 would be risky if West has just 4 clubs. Bidding 4 is reasonable.

If North-South get frisky in spades, West will be happy to double them.

The Play in 3: On a spade lead, declarer ruffs and then cashes diamonds discarding a spade(s) from East's hand. South can ruff the 3rd round of spades, but cannot prevent declarer from scoring 9 tricks. North can infer West's ruffing power from the auction. Some may try a trump lead to diminish ruffing power. Declarer calls for the 9 (or similar). If South covers, declarer can win and score an overtrick if they play for a 3-3 heart break. Running diamonds discarding spades provides 9 tricks. If South doesn't cover, running the diamonds discarding spades provides 10 tricks.

The Play in 3X: West leads a high diamond. To avoid a heart end play, West must switch to a club honor. This allows West to preserve a diamond exit for a 2 trick set for +300. A diamond continuation allows declarer to eliminate diamonds, throw West in with a club, and escape for -100.

The Play in 4: Declarer has 8 quick winners. A 9th trick can be established by leading the Queen (or Jack). Finessing against he King provides 3 club tricks when South has the singleton or doubleton King, or when clubs break 3-3. Declarer also has the option of playing North for a singleton or doubleton heart honor or playing South for both missing heart honors. Here, the 3-3 club break allows declarer to score 10 tricks: 1 + 6 + 3.



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9 ♠K986
-
T9873
♣A873
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠Q74
JT98
AJ62
♣J5
♠J2
AKQ43
54
♣K964
♠AT53
7652
KQ
♣QT2
7
913
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2/1♣ 1 3♠  ♥4 NT5
EW: 3 2NT  ♣5 ♦5 ♠4
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          6.00   0.00  3♠ S +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ S      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  110          4.00   2.00  2♠ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  100          2.50   3.50  3 E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  100          2.50   3.50  3 E -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        140    1.00   5.00  3 E      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        620    0.00   6.00  4 E      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1, raised by West. As a passed hand, North can now justify a double and South should be delighted to bid spades--at the three level if necessary. Vulnerable, E-W may not be willing to go on for fear of being doubled and -200.



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10 ♠732
7
AJ972
♣Q876
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠J85
KT9
QT854
♣K9
♠KQT964
543
6
♣J52
♠A
AQJ862
K3
♣AT43
7
96
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5 4 1NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣1 ♦2 ♥2 NT2
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +620 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          6.00   0.00  5♣ N +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  200          4.00   2.00  3♠ E -2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  200          4.00   2.00  3 S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  200          4.00   2.00  3 N +2   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  170          1.50   4.50  3 S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  170          1.50   4.50  3 S +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        200    0.00   6.00  3N N -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 2. South has a big hand: double, bid 3 or 4? West will advance the preempt, not necessarily deterring North from bidding those diamonds--and now South will try 4. Bingo. Clubs and hearts both break, thankfully.



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11 ♠J4
JT54
K8642
♣62
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠A7653
K873
5
♣QT3
♠T8
Q6
AJ73
♣J9875
♠KQ92
A92
QT9
♣AK4
5
98
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 2 1♠ 2NT  ♣6
EW:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥4 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          5.50   0.50  3N S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  400          5.50   0.50  3N S      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  150          3.50   2.50  2N N +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  150          3.50   2.50  1N S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  120          2.00   4.00  2N S      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
   90          0.50   5.50  1N S      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
   90          0.50   5.50  1N S      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Just too good for 1NT these days, South opens 1. North ekes out 1 and South jumps to 2NT. North should just pass. This will be tough enough at eight tricks.



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12 ♠AJ9863
Q5
KQ
♣KT6
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠KT5
KJ932
73
♣A53
♠2
A64
AJT854
♣742
♠Q74
T87
962
♣QJ98
15
119
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣6 ♦2 ♥2 NT2
EW: 3 3 1/2NT  ♣6 ♠4/5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.33   0.67  3♠ N      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  140          5.33   0.67  3♠ N      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  100          3.58   2.42  4 W -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
   50          1.25   4.75  4 W -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
   50          1.25   4.75  4 W -1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
   50          1.25   4.75  4 W -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. If East bids 3]d, the auction is probably over. If East (unwisely, in my opinion) bids 2, West might try 2 or even 2NT--if a new suit isn't forcing. East would gladly defer to hearts but is likely to run from NT with the huge gap in his diamonds. Luckily the KQ are doubleton.



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13 ♠A84
93
J762
♣T953
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠65
876
KQ843
♣K82
♠KQ73
AKT42
5
♣Q76
♠JT92
QJ5
AT9
♣AJ4
5
814
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦6/5 ♥4 ♠5 NT5
EW: 1/-♣ 1 3/2 2/1♠ 2/1NT
       ♣7/6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -140 3-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.00   1.00  4 E -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  100          5.00   1.00  4 E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  100          5.00   1.00  4 E -1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        110    3.00   3.00  2 E      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        140    1.00   5.00  3 E      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        140    1.00   5.00  2 E +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        140    1.00   5.00  2 E +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D3-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1. Even if South doubles, West will bid 2 and North will be glad to pass. The bidding should be over--no one has any extras. The J is the most likely lead. When trumps even break, an overtrick should be easy.



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14 ♠T4
AK96
K742
♣Q92
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠AJ9862
-
AQ9
♣K875
♠KQ5
QJT
JT8653
♣3
♠73
875432
-
♣AJT64
12
149
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3  ♦2 ♠2 NT4
EW: 5 5/4♠ 2NT  ♣5 ♥4
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: -450 5♠-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.50   0.50  5♠* W -1  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  100          5.50   0.50  5 E -2   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
   50          4.00   2.00  5♠ W -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        100    3.00   3.00  5* S -1  D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        170    2.00   4.00  3♠ W +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        420    1.00   5.00  4♠ W      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        450    0.00   6.00  4♠ W +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West will drive to game as soon as East raises over North's double. But will South go quiet;y? Surely they have a great heart fit! East should double 5 with a natural trump trick when partner has opened the bidding. The double also warns partner that East has heart losers. +300 will be a disappointment, but 5 seems risky. It works fine without a diamond lead, but who can tell?



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15 ♠Q7
842
AJT9854
♣5
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠J2
AQJ96
632
♣KJ8
♠K9864
T73
7
♣AQT7
♠AT53
K5
KQ
♣96432
7
129
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣4/5 ♥3 ♠4/3 NT4
EW: 2♣ 3 3♠  ♦4 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -140 3♠-EW/3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          5.92   0.08  3 N      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  100          4.75   1.25  4 W -2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        100    3.58   2.42  5 N -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        140    1.83   4.17  2 W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        140    1.83   4.17  2 W +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        420    0.08   5.92  4 W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1, West bids 1 and North makes a preemptive jump to 3. East can certainly justify 3. The vulnerability should silence N-S unless they know the opponents are wimps who would never make a penalty double.



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16 ♠J76
A93
KQJ95
♣K3
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠3
K76
A874
♣T9654
♠AKQT842
85
632
♣A
♠95
QJT42
T
♣QJ872
14
713
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♦6 ♠3 NT3
EW: 1 3♠ 3NT  ♣5/6 ♥4/5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -500 4*-NS/4♣*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          5.92   0.08  4♠* E -1  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        100    4.17   1.83  4 N -2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        100    4.17   1.83  3 S -2   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        140    1.83   4.17  3♠ E      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        140    1.83   4.17  3♠ E      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        170    0.08   5.92  2♠ E +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. Opposite a passed partner, East can justify a bid of 3 . South may be pretty sure they're being robbed, but what can he do with a "quacky" six HCP? Looking at all four hands, it's easy to be wise--at the table, not so much.



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17 ♠9
Q94
Q953
♣AKT72
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠AJ83
T753
KJ6
♣J9
♠KQ7
AK
T7
♣Q86543
♠T6542
J862
A842
♣-
11
1014
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ -/1 2♠ 2NT  ♦5 ♥6/7
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          6.00   0.00  4♣* E -3  D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  100          4.50   1.50  3N W -2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  100          4.50   1.50  2♣ E -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
   50          2.50   3.50  3N E -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
   50          2.50   3.50  2♣ E -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
         50    1.00   5.00  3 N -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        110    0.00   6.00  1 W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North is likely to pass rather than open a Rule of 20 1--so it will be East who opens 1. South passes and West bids his majors up the line with 1. Will East bid 1NT or 2? Either might be right, even though you have six clubs. This is a "semi-balanced" hand. Matchpoint players will go for the higher-scoring NT.



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18 ♠73
Q9543
95
♣JT94
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠AJ2
K86
876
♣AQ52
♠864
AT72
KQJ42
♣7
♠KQT95
J
AT3
♣K863
3
1410
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦2 ♥4 ♠5 NT2
EW: 1♣ 4 3 2♠ 5NT
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -460 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          6.00   0.00  2 E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        130    4.50   1.50  3 E +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        130    4.50   1.50  2 E +2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        150    3.00   3.00  2 E +3   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        180    2.00   4.00  2N W +2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        400    0.50   5.50  3N W      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        400    0.50   5.50  3N W      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D2-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1. West has only 14 HCP, but I still think 1NT is a better choice than double. East will check for a heart fit and happily bid 3NT. North should go ahead and lead spades: he know his partner has five. Ignoring the bidding and leading hearts will do nothing but help declarer.



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19 ♠Q7
JT63
743
♣AQ92
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠T
Q9754
AK5
♣K543
♠J832
AK8
JT9862
♣-
♠AK9654
2
Q
♣JT876
9
129
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3/2♠  ♦2 ♥3/2 NT4/2
EW: 5 3/4  ♣2 ♠2 NT2/3
LoTT: 21 - 18 = +3
Par: -300 5♠*-S/6♣*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          6.00   0.00  4♠ S      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  200          5.00   1.00  5 E -2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  170          4.00   2.00  3♠ S +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
         50    3.00   3.00  4♠ S -1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        120    2.00   4.00  2N E      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        300    1.00   5.00  6♠* S -2  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        500    0.00   6.00  5♣* N -3  D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
20 ♠AJ98
54
8432
♣A62
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠T5
KQJT632
K5
♣J5
♠Q6
A7
976
♣KQT987
♠K7432
98
AQJT
♣43
9
1011
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 3♠  ♣4 ♥4 NT6
EW: 3♣ 3  ♦4 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  5 W -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ S      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ S      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        140    1.50   4.50  3 W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        140    1.50   4.50  3 W      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        140    1.50   4.50  2 W +1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        140    1.50   4.50  2 W +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
21 ♠QJ854
864
T732
♣4
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠9
AQ953
94
♣KJT98
♠T72
KT2
AQ85
♣AQ2
♠AK63
J7
KJ6
♣7653
3
1015
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣2 ♦6 ♥2 NT2
EW: 5♣ 1/- 5 2NT  ♦7/6 ♠4
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -450 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        420    6.00   0.00  4 E      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        450    3.50   2.50  4 E +1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        450    3.50   2.50  4 E +1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        450    3.50   2.50  4 E +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        450    3.50   2.50  4 E +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        480    0.50   5.50  4 E +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        480    0.50   5.50  4 E +2   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
22 ♠542
Q43
86
♣QT872
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠983
A8
Q975
♣K964
♠AKQ7
J97652
J2
♣5
♠JT6
KT
AKT43
♣AJ3
4
911
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦6 ♥5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 1 2 1♠ 1NT  ♣5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -100 3♣*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
         50    6.00   0.00  1N S -1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        100    4.50   1.50  2 S -2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
        100    4.50   1.50  3♣ N -2   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
        140    2.00   4.00  3 E      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
        140    2.00   4.00  3 E      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
        140    2.00   4.00  2 E +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        200    0.00   6.00  3 E +2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
23 ♠QT72
-
J874
♣QT984
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠K65
52
AQT9532
♣2
♠J983
QT9764
K6
♣5
♠A4
AKJ83
-
♣AKJ763
5
96
20
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 2 2♠ 3NT  ♦5
EW: 2  ♣1 ♥5 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 20 - 20 = 0
Par: +1100 6*-EW-4
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1370          6.00   0.00  6♣ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  640          5.00   1.00  5♣ S +2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  630          4.00   2.00  3N N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  620          3.00   3.00  5♣ S +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  500          2.00   4.00  4* W -2  D2-Petroff-Waples vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  200          1.00   5.00  4* W -1  D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  170          0.00   6.00  2♣ S +4   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
24 ♠T2
K9732
A4
♣J754
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠J875
J654
JT73
♣9
♠Q63
AT8
Q865
♣Q82
♠AK94
Q
K92
♣AKT63
8
310
19
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 1 3 4♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦5 ♥4/3 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  770          6.00   0.00  3♣* S +3  D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  400          3.50   2.50  3N N      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  400          3.50   2.50  3N N      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  400          3.50   2.50  3N N      D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  400          3.50   2.50  3N N      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  130          1.00   5.00  3♣ S +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  120          0.00   6.00  2N S      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
25 ♠AQJT7
A85
3
♣AQJ7
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠85
K4
KQ8764
♣T42
♠963
QT9763
AJ
♣98
♠K42
J2
T952
♣K653
18
87
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5♠ 4NT  ♦6 ♥6
EW: 1  ♣2 ♥6 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +450 5♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  450          5.00   1.00  4♠ N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  450          5.00   1.00  4♠ N +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  450          5.00   1.00  4♠ N +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  420          2.00   4.00  4♠ N      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  420          2.00   4.00  4♠ N      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  420          2.00   4.00  4♠ N      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
         50    0.00   6.00  4♠ N -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
26 ♠6
AKJ95
JT76
♣A87
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠A8
8763
K43
♣K932
♠QJ7543
QT42
8
♣QJ
♠KT92
-
AQ952
♣T654
13
108
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 4 1 2/1NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣5 ♦3 ♥6 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +130 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  600          6.00   0.00  3N N      D2-Petroff-Waples vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  200          5.00   1.00  2♠ E -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  150          3.50   2.50  3 S +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  150          3.50   2.50  3 S +2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  130          2.00   4.00  3 S +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
        200    1.00   5.00  5* S -1  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
        400    0.00   6.00  4 N -4   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
27 ♠T842
AJ
543
♣A632
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠J753
72
QJ76
♣KQT
♠A
984
A982
♣J9875
♠KQ96
KQT653
KT
♣4
9
99
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4 4♠ 1NT  ♣5 ♦4
EW: 2♣ 2  ♥3 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +420 4♠-NS/4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          6.00   0.00  3N S +2   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith
  420          4.50   1.50  4♠ N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  420          4.50   1.50  4 S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  200          3.00   3.00  2♠ N +3   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  170          1.50   4.50  2♠ N +2   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
  170          1.50   4.50  3 S +1   D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  110          0.00   6.00  2 S      D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
28 ♠AQ
K6532
865
♣J92
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠742
A9
J974
♣KQ74
♠J95
T84
QT32
♣A53
♠KT863
QJ7
AK
♣T86
10
107
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 3♠ 2NT  ♣6 ♦6
EW: 1  ♣6 ♥3 ♠4 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +140 3♠-NS/3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  660          6.00   0.00  3N N +2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Hayhurst-Cardinal
  650          5.00   1.00  4 N +1   D1-Glenn-Whaley vs D2-Wagner-Wagner
  600          4.00   2.00  3N S      D7-Rockefeller-Graham vs D7-Saltis-Pemberton
  140          2.00   4.00  3♠ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Shaw-Jarboe
  140          2.00   4.00  2 N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Buckley-Robbins
  140          2.00   4.00  2 N +1   D5-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Conn-Shaffer
        100    0.00   6.00  4 N -1   D2-Petroff-Waples vs D4-Ellenberger-Smith