- Monday Aft - April 30, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 936 MP  Geomean: 562 MP
(based on 26 players, 1 non ACBL player ignored, missing masterpoint data for 1 ACBL player)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Lilly - Pat Shaw 59.23 1st A 0.70
Dick Zizic - John Eliason 56.25 1st A 0.70
Anne Conn - Marilyn Waples 55.65 2nd A 0.49
Buki Burke - Raeann Koener 53.87 2nd A 0.49
Gwen Wagner - Richard Wagner 52.68 3rd A 0.35
Joseph Gaynor - Ronald Landgraff 52.68 3rd A 0.35
Alan Greenberg - Valerie Greenberg 49.40 2nd B 0.22
EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D N-S
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DATE>April 30, 2018     |CLUB NO.>127100    | 04/30/2018 16:29
---------------------,-- ------------------- -------------,---------------------
DIR> Chris Gillmon   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1200/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=4/C=2                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Joan Glenn             Elaine Mcadams           B    .     .     .     74.50  44.35
 2 Sally Van Valin        Gary Van Valin           C    .     .     .     73.50  43.75
 3 Joann Bowen            Arline Benzien           A    .     .     .     80.50  47.92
 4 Dick Zizic             John Eliason             A    1     .     .     94.50  56.25  0.70(A)
 5 Marilyn Waples         Anne Conn                C    2     1     1     93.50  55.65  0.49(A)
 6 Ronald Landgraff       Joseph Gaynor            A    3     .     .     88.50  52.68  0.35(A)
 7 Alan Greenberg         Valerie Greenberg        B    .     2     .     83.00  49.40  0.22(B)
                                          Totals                         588.00

EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D E-W
------------------------,------ ------------,-------- --------------------------
AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1200/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=6/C=4                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Mark Robbins           Doug   M Hahn            C    .     .     .     81.50  48.51
 2 Mary Jane Graham       Else Lundbye             C    .     .     .     54.50  32.44
 3 Buki Burke             Raeann Koener            B    2     2     .     90.50  53.87  0.49(A)
 4 Mike Gaddis Jr         Louise Shaffer           A    .     .     .     87.50  52.08
 5 Richard Wagner         Gwen Wagner              C    3     .     2     88.50  52.68  0.35(A)
 6 Irene Petroff          Ginny Rockefeller        B    .     .     .     86.00  51.19
 7 Pat Shaw               Carol Lilly              C    1     1     1     99.50  59.23  0.70(A)
                                          Totals                         588.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠Q972
T653
3
♣7542
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠AKJ43
K
AT542
♣JT
♠T65
Q7
KJ9
♣AQ983
♠8
AJ9842
Q876
♣K6
2
1612
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣2 ♦2 ♠2 NT2
EW: 3♣ 5 4♠ 3NT  ♥5
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  6♠ W -2   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D3-Burke-Koener
   50          4.50   1.50  4♠ W -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
   50          4.50   1.50  3 W -1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    3.00   3.00  5 S -2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        500    0.00   6.00  5* S -3  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

After East opens 1 West won't let any heart bid from South deter hm from getting to the spade game. North may have great shape, but he'd be nuts to try a five level sacrifice at equal vulnerability; he'd be sure to be doubled by all but the greenest of newbies.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass12
233Pass
4Pass4All pass

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1-2, 6, 9, 12, and 16.

The Bidding: After East opens 1, South has a choice between overcallling 1 or preempting. Normally, you wouldn't consider preempting with 10 HCP and 2 slow honors in the side suits. Here, partner is a passed hand and East-West have not yet found their expected spade fit. As Andrew Gumperz discusses in his "Better Preempts: What is the upside?" article, this is a good time for an undisciplined preempt. Here, West has the strength to introduce spades over a 1 overcall or a heart preempt. North, with spade length isn't eager to sacrifice over East-West's spade game.

The Play: The defense doesn't have the tempo to navigate a diamond ruff and score a club trick. At most tables, North will lead a heart, hoping to tap declarer. Now declarer can discard their losing club on a heart winner. A diamond lead solves declarer's 2 way guess for the Queen. The defense can navigate a diamond ruff, but declarer's has the tempo to establish a heart for a club discard.



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2 ♠95
AT632
J75
♣A74
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠Q7
J7
AKQT632
♣J2
♠AKJT2
Q54
9
♣KQ93
♠8643
K98
84
♣T865
9
1315
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦1 ♥6 ♠1 NT1
EW: 3♣ 4 1 4♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -430 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          6.00   0.00  4♠ E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        130    5.00   1.00  4 W      D5-Waples-Conn vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        400    4.00   2.00  5 W      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        420    2.00   4.00  4♠ E      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D3-Burke-Koener
        420    2.00   4.00  4♠ E      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        420    2.00   4.00  5 W +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        460    0.00   6.00  3N W +2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1 and will eventually end up in NT which won't be stopped even with a heart lead. Will the defense realize the importance of cashing the A before they cede the lead? Those diamond would sure get my attention.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
2Pass3Pass
3Pass3NTAll pass

The Bidding: After North opens 1, West's 2 response is a Two Over One Game Force . For partnerships using 2 as a Game Force with clubs or a balanced Game Force, 2 promises 5+ diamonds. East shows their club suit. For partnerships playing the Lawrence 2/1 Style . 3 shows extra values. West rebids their diamonds. East's 3NT bid ends the auction.

The Play: South shouldn't have any trouble tracing a heart lead. When dummy tables, North knows the diamonds are running. So it is time to cash out. North cashes the Ace. South discourages. North leads a second round of hearts. South's King is the defense's 3rd and last trick.



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3 ♠Q985
5
A765
♣AQT2
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠A73
743
K98
♣KJ43
♠KJ2
AQJ6
QT32
♣76
♠T64
KT982
J4
♣985
12
1113
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2 1 1/2♠ 2NT  ♣6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  2* E -1  D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  100          4.50   1.50  3N E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  100          4.50   1.50  2N E -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
         90    3.00   3.00  2♣ W      D5-Waples-Conn vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    2.00   4.00  2 S -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        120    0.50   5.50  1N W +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D3-Burke-Koener
        120    0.50   5.50  1N W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Shaw-Lilly

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens in third seat. If he chooses clubs because it is the stronger minor, East has an easy takeout double. West is strong enough to jump to 2NT--which will likely score nine tricks with the usual club lead. But if North plays a hunch and chooses diamonds to lead, declarer will have a tougher time. Who can guess right? It is a guess, you know.



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4 ♠K98
QJ3
KJT4
♣T92
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠T6
A7642
32
♣KQ64
♠QJ5432
KT8
A7
♣J3
♠A7
95
Q9865
♣A875
10
911
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 1NT  ♥5 ♠4
EW: 2 3♠  ♣6 ♦5 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  3 W -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        100    5.00   1.00  3 S -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        110    3.50   2.50  2♠ E      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D3-Burke-Koener
        110    3.50   2.50  2 W      D5-Waples-Conn vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ E      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        140    1.50   4.50  2♠ E +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        200    0.00   6.00  2♠ E +3   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D1-Robbins-Hahn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East may choose a light 1 in third seat. Even as a passed hand, West really isn't strong enough for 2, so he'll respond 1NT and happily pass a 2 rebid. Spades do break--and West's ten is an important card. Declarer should knock out the club ace to create a discard for a red suit loser.



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5 ♠AK75
AQT8
94
♣T54
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠QT94
6
KQ653
♣AK6
♠632
K72
JT72
♣Q32
♠J8
J9543
A8
♣J987
13
146
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2  ♦5 ♠6 NT5
EW: 2 1♠  ♣6 ♥5 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 18 = -2
Par: +100 2♠*-EW/3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          6.00   0.00  2 S      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  100          4.50   1.50  4 W -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  100          4.50   1.50  4 W -2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
         90    3.00   3.00  2 W      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    1.00   5.00  3 S -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        100    1.00   5.00  3 S -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        100    1.00   5.00  3 N -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Burke-Koener

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North may want to hold his nose, but he'll open 1 and be delighted to raise hearts over West's double showing diamonds and spades. East will still go quietly on this balanced six HCP hand. 2 scores when the clubs are 3-3.



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6 ♠JT985
AKJ5
Q86
♣T
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠Q64
QT764
J97
♣J9
♠AK732
982
A4
♣842
♠-
3
KT532
♣AKQ7653
11
611
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 6 1 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦1 ♥6 ♠5 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +920 6-NS/6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1090          6.00   0.00  6* S     D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Burke-Koener
  400          4.50   1.50  5 S      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  400          4.50   1.50  5♣ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  150          2.00   4.00  2N S +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  150          2.00   4.00  4♣ S +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  150          2.00   4.00  3♣ S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
         50    0.00   6.00  3N N -1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D2-Graham-Lundbye

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Will East open 1 with three quick tricks? Now South has to decide: overcall the much stronger club suit, or use the Unusual NT? If the latter, North will choose diamonds and South can call this a good hand and raise. The 2NT jump will stop West from raising spades on this flat 6 point hand, but the inequality of length and strength make 2 more appealing. What will North do over 2? He might bid 2NT, a bit worrisome with a singleton club--or he might pass. If so, now South bids his diamonds and North should come to life and bid some game, even if it's 3NT. Bis the minor suit slam? Won't happen often!



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  12
Pass2NTPass3
Pass3Pass4
Pass5All pass 

The Bidding: East's hand falls short of the Rule of 20 and the Suggestion of 22 for a 1st or 2nd seat opener. However, passing with a good 5-card major and 3 quick tricks isn't recommended. East prefers to open 1. South's 7-5 hand has great trick taking potential. Because South's club or longer and substantially better, South prefers beginning with a 2 overcall rather than an Unusual 2 Notrump . West's quacky 6 HCP hand is bit light for a freely bid raise to 2. After West passes, North invites game with a natural 2NT bid. South introduces their diamond suit. North shows their heart suit. South's 4 bid shows at least 6-5 distribution. Neither North nor South has the diamond texture to push to slam. North-South arrive at 5.

The Play in 5: After ruffing the opening spade lead, declarer turns their attention to the trump suit. Normally, declarer would begin by leading a low diamond towards the Queen, planning to finesse against East for the Jack. This line offers a 46% chance to hold diamond losers to 1. Based on the auction, declarer may place East with the Ace and decide to play East for Ace singleton or doubleton. Here, the book line loses 2 diamond tricks. Playing East for Ace doubleton allows declarer to score 12 tricks.

The Play in 5: The play is similar except declarer will draw trump before tackling the diamonds.

The play in 3NT: North's spade texture provides 2 stoppers eventually. The defense scores just their 4 quick winners. Declarer has the remaining 9 tricks.



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7 ♠A72
K96
KT843
♣A8
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠KT
J875
J7
♣KT965
♠Q9653
AQ
952
♣Q32
♠J84
T432
AQ6
♣J74
14
810
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1NT  ♣4 ♥6 ♠6
EW: 3♣ 1  ♦5 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -110 3♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          6.00   0.00  3♠ E -4   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  150          5.00   1.00  1N N +2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Burke-Koener
  120          4.00   2.00  1N N +1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  110          3.00   3.00  3 N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
   90          1.50   4.50  1N S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
   90          1.50   4.50  2 N      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        100    0.00   6.00  2 N -1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D1-Robbins-Hahn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North might open a pushy third seat 1NT, though most will elect just to bid 1. Will East bid 1? If so, South may use a Negative Double . Then if North bids 1NT, he'll buy the hand. No one is going far on this one. On a low spade lead, when the 4 is played from the dummy, will West have the imagination to lay the 10, or would he be better to rise with the King and unblock with the doubleton? Clairvoyance would be handy--or would it make bridge boring?



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8 ♠A7
K863
JT63
♣J95
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠KJT
T7542
87
♣732
♠Q9543
QJ9
92
♣KQ8
♠862
A
AKQ54
♣AT64
9
410
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5 2 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦1 ♥5 ♠5 NT2
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +400 3NT-NS/5-NS/5♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          6.00   0.00  3N N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  150          3.00   3.00  2N S +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D3-Burke-Koener
  150          3.00   3.00  3 S +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  150          3.00   3.00  3 S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  150          3.00   3.00  3 S +2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  150          3.00   3.00  2 S +3   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  130          0.00   6.00  3 S +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D7-Shaw-Lilly

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Will East open a light 1? It's not so appealing with such a weak suit, so most Souths will get to open 1 rather than overcalling 2. One way or another, they'll probably get to a game, though 3NT isn't so appealing if East has opened 1. Once spades are led against NT, Declarer must hustle for her nine tricks and get out of dodge. If the strain is diamonds, West is on lead and may well lead a heart if East hasn't bid. Then there will be time to develop clubs and make an overtrick.



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9 ♠AT96
4
JT4
♣J9874
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠KJ2
QJT5
K982
♣65
♠Q8743
K63
653
♣QT
♠5
A9872
AQ7
♣AK32
6
107
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 3 3 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦3 ♥4 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  430          6.00   0.00  3N N +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  400          4.50   1.50  3N S      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  400          4.50   1.50  3N S      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  150          1.50   4.50  2N S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Burke-Koener
  150          1.50   4.50  2N S +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  150          1.50   4.50  1N S +2   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  150          1.50   4.50  2♣ S +3   D5-Waples-Conn vs D7-Shaw-Lilly

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South p[ens 1. When North bids 1, South should now bid clubs, not NT--and North can come to life and raise the clubs. Bid the slam? Only if you guarantee that the Q will fall.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPass1
Pass1Pass2
Pass3Pass3
Pass3NTPass4
Pass5All pass 

The Bidding: After South opens 1 in 3rd seat, West has nothing to say. North responds 1. South's 2 rebid has a wide range. North's 9 Support Points are largely based on shortness in opener's suit. That is of questionable value. Even so, game is possible. It isn't necessary to stretch to game in Matchpoints . Even so, North's shape and texture merits a raise to 3. At tables where North raises, South will look for slam. North, with a minimum for their raise, will not cooperate. North-South arrive at 5.

The Play: Normally, declarer prefers to ruff in the short hand. Here, declarer cannot afford to ruff 3 spades. So declarer ruffs hearts in the long hand. With clubs breaking 2-2 and hearts breaking 3-3, declarer is able to establish their 5th heart without an overruff. Declarer's finesse against the King loses. giving the defense their only trick.



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10 ♠7
JT64
AQJ9532
♣7
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠K83
9875
T
♣JT864
♠AQ952
Q3
K86
♣A92
♠JT64
AK2
74
♣KQ53
8
415
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4 2 1NT  ♣5 ♠6
EW: 2♣ 1♠  ♦3 ♥5 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +130 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  800          6.00   0.00  3♠* E -3  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  200          4.50   1.50  3♠ E -2   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  200          4.50   1.50  3♠ E -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  140          3.00   3.00  3 N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  100          2.00   4.00  3♠ E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Burke-Koener
        200    0.50   5.50  3N S -2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        200    0.50   5.50  3 N -2   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1NT which passes around to North. Let this pass? I think not! Bid the diamonds and grab this hand. Partner's dummy will be a pleasant surprise. Hands are always easier to plan when you know where the points are; this is a classic example.



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11 ♠75
974
AK53
♣QJ52
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠KQ62
J8
JT972
♣86
♠J4
QT532
Q
♣K9743
♠AT983
AK6
864
♣AT
10
78
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 1/2 2♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦4 ♥5 ♠5/4 NT5/4
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          5.50   0.50  3N N      D5-Waples-Conn vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  400          5.50   0.50  3N N      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
         50    3.50   2.50  3N S -1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
         50    3.50   2.50  3N N -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        100    2.00   4.00  3N N -2   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        150    0.50   5.50  3N N -3   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        150    0.50   5.50  4♠ S -3   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Burke-Koener

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1NT and North jumps to the game (unless they are playing puppet). The game will fail on the nasty spade break, but you should be in good company at -50. And shame on you if you aren't in game.



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12 ♠K87
Q7
982
♣T9852
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠AQJ953
63
765
♣QJ
♠T62
AKJT98
AJT
♣4
♠4
542
KQ43
♣AK763
5
1013
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 1  ♥2 ♠2 NT5
EW: 4/3 4♠ 2NT  ♣4 ♦6
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -420 4♠-EW/4-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          5.50   0.50  4♠ W -1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
   50          5.50   0.50  3 E -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        200    4.00   2.00  3 E +2   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        420    2.50   3.50  4♠ W      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        420    2.50   3.50  4♠ W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Burke-Koener
        450    1.00   5.00  4 E +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        730    0.00   6.00  3* E +2  D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West has a lovely 2 bid. East should be delighted to bid the spade game. He might bid 2NT on the way to see if West has an outside Ace or King, but then will subside in game only. South wins the first club trick and should promptly shift to the K. It will be way too late when North wins his trump king.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
2Pass4All pass

The Bidding: West opens a Weak Two Spades in first seat. In his "Better Preempts IV: Preempts by Seat Position (part 1)" article, Andrew Gumperz recommends "to preempt aggressively NV and conservatively when vulnerable" in first seat. Here, East is happy to play 4 even opposite a 5-card preempt. Slam isn't likely to be a favorite. East places the contract at 4. South isn't eager to venture the 5-level at unfavorable vulnerability.

The Play: North is likely to lead a minor. On a club lead, South wins. Given dummy's heart suit, South switches to the King. With the King offside, the defense collects 3 tricks. On a diamond lead, declarer finesses. Winning with the Queen is standard. There is little point to false carding with the King. Declarer will prefer setting up hearts to repeating the diamond finesse. South, worried that heart may be running, cashes the King and exits a spade. Declarer's spade finesse loses and North leads a diamond thru. Declarer doesn't have the entries for a show up Squeeze . So declarer may choose to repeat the diamond finesse and go down 1. The defense seems to think hearts are running. So declarer may prefer to rise with the Ace and bank on hearts. Here, the hearts run and declarer can score 10 tricks.

At some tables, North may choose to makes an aggressive lead of the Queen, top of a doubleton. Now declarer will have no trouble scoring 11 tricks.



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13 ♠52
KJT5
64
♣KQT96
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠Q864
2
KT952
♣754
♠KT97
Q87643
87
♣3
♠AJ3
A9
AQJ3
♣AJ82
9
55
21
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 2/3 1 -/1♠ 4/5NT
       ♠6/7
EW:  ♣1 ♦4 ♥5 ♠6/5 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +660 5NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1370          6.00   0.00  6♣ N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Burke-Koener
  660          4.50   1.50  3N S +2   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  660          4.50   1.50  3N S +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  630          3.00   3.00  3N S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    1.50   4.50  6N S -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        100    1.50   4.50  6N S -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        300    0.00   6.00  5 S -3   D5-Waples-Conn vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

After South opens 2NT and denies a four card major, North will settle for the NT game. With the diamond and heart finesse off, this hard luck hand won't take a pile of tricks. Reverse the E-W holdings and it's a lot more fun for declarer. Still, North won't be looking for slam knowing they have a maximum of 30 HCP.



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14 ♠75
AK98
K54
♣KQ75
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠43
J652
832
♣8432
♠AK2
T743
QJT
♣AT9
♠QJT986
Q
A976
♣J6
15
114
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2 2 4♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥5 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  670          6.00   0.00  2♠* S +2  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  430          5.00   1.00  3N N +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  420          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  400          3.00   3.00  3N N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Burke-Koener
  150          2.00   4.00  3 E -3   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  140          1.00   5.00  2♠ S +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
         50    0.00   6.00  4♠ S -1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D7-Shaw-Lilly

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1. South will bid spades--some 1 and others a more obnoxious 2. Either way, North will be happy to continue on to game--the only losers being the high trumps and the A. In spades, diamond losers vanish on heart winners.



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15 ♠J
T765
AK2
♣AQJ83
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠Q63
AK982
J987
♣4
♠KT952
J
QT54
♣962
♠A874
Q43
63
♣KT75
15
106
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 2 2NT  ♦5 ♠5
EW: 2 2♠  ♣3 ♥5 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +130 4♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  180          5.50   0.50  2N N +2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  180          5.50   0.50  1N N +3   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  150          4.00   2.00  2N N +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  130          2.00   4.00  3♣ N +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  130          2.00   4.00  3♣ N +1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Burke-Koener
  130          2.00   4.00  2♣ N +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
   50          0.00   6.00  3♠ E -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D5-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 and repeats the clubs when South bids spades. South just isn't good enough to go questing for a game, especially if West has overcalled those hearts so East makes an informed lead.



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16 ♠K
7
T8542
♣KQ9764
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠JT73
J985
Q3
♣853
♠A9864
KQT42
97
♣2
♠Q52
A63
AKJ6
♣AJT
8
49
19
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 6 6NT  ♥5 ♠5
EW: 2 1♠  ♣1 ♦0 NT1
LoTT: 20 - 18 = +2
Par: +990 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          6.00   0.00  3♠* E -2  D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  490          5.00   1.00  3N S +3   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  440          4.00   2.00  5 N +2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D3-Burke-Koener
  420          3.00   3.00  5 S +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  400          1.50   4.50  5♣ N      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  400          1.50   4.50  5♣ N      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  190          0.00   6.00  3 N +4   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Graham-Lundbye

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Will East open a light (Rule of 19??) 1 in third seat? All South can do then is double. That will thrill North, though, who should jump in clubs. It won't be easy to get to this slam, but North should get pushy when he knows they have a double fit. Once North jumps, South will still worry about spades, but North with those two singletons should be optimistic.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass1Dbl
23Pass3
Pass4Pass4
Pass4Pass5
All pass   

The Bidding: As Andrew Gumperz discusses in his "Better Preempts IV: Preempts by Seat Position (part 1)" article, preempts should be constructive in 2nd seat because dealer's pass makes it less likely the opponents have a game and partner is unlimited. In 3rd seat the rules are different because partner is a passed hand and the opponents are likely to have a game. Light openings and aggressive preempting have upside in 3rd seat. Here, East's major suit holdings suggest North-South will have to play in notrump or a minor. If West has a good passed hand, East-West may own the Par Contract in a major. Opening 1 seems best because it may afford East the opportunity to show their hearts at the 2-level.

South is too strong to overcall 1NT . So South begins with a double. The Law of Total Tricks suggests West compete to 3. The unfavorable vulnerability along with West's balanced quacky hand suggests being cautious. Raising to 2 seems sufficient. Many expert partnerships play Transfers Over a Double of One of a Major . With that agreement, West's 2 bid shows less than a constructive raise. North freely bids 3. East's hand upgrades after West's raise. East may risk competing to the 3-level. South knows the partnership has the values for game, but isn't sure whether 3NT is making. If available, South will cue bid 3. When North introduces their diamond suit, South expects North to be 5-6 in the minors. There isn't room to use Double Roman Key Card . So South may drive to slam despite missing a key card and the Queen. If North cues bids 4, South will not be certain whether it is an honor or shortness. Here, it is both. Partnerships stopping in 5 or 5 will not score well, losing to tables who play in a slam or a notrump game.

At tables where East passes in 3rd seat, South opens 2NT. Now North may use the partnership's method to show both minors. Now North-South are likely to settle in 5 after learning they are off a key card and the Queen and settle in 5.

The Play: The "8 Ever, 9 Never" adage adage advises to play to drop the Queen. When the Queen falls, declarer has 12 tricks in clubs, diamonds, or notrump.



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17 ♠KQT9
J8
K5
♣KQT83
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠A862
62
QJ982
♣A7
♠J53
AQ94
A4
♣9652
♠74
KT753
T763
♣J4
14
1111
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT6
EW: 2 1 2♠ 1NT  ♣6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          6.00   0.00  2 N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  100          5.00   1.00  3N W -2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
   80          4.00   2.00  1♠ N      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
         50    3.00   3.00  2 N -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
         90    2.00   4.00  1N E      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        100    1.00   5.00  2♠ N -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Burke-Koener
        150    0.00   6.00  2N S -3   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Robbins-Hahn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. Few will think East has good enough hearts to overcall the four card suit--and it's likely that South will pass (he does have only four HCP). Then East will balance in diamonds. It's hard to double with only two hearts. Where will this one end up? No one has a lot of ammunition.



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18 ♠974
QT652
76
♣A32
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠K5
K8
AT2
♣QJT864
♠AJT83
7
QJ954
♣K7
♠Q62
AJ943
K83
♣95
6
1311
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: -/1  ♣2 ♦2 ♥6/7 ♠2 NT2
EW: 5♣ 5 5♠ 2NT  ♥6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -450 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  3N W -3   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  100          3.50   2.50  3N W -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Burke-Koener
  100          3.50   2.50  3N W -2   D5-Waples-Conn vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  100          3.50   2.50  2N W -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  100          3.50   2.50  5♣ W -2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        130    1.00   5.00  3♣ W +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        170    0.00   6.00  3♠ E +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Using the Rule of 20 , East opens 1. South doesn't have a good enough suit or a good enough hand to justify 2. I like 2NT (11-12 HCP) with the West hand, but East will run from NT and show her second suit. Game? It's hard to envision. Try and make it if North has the K.



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19 ♠Q83
KQJ98653
5
♣8
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠J642
T7
T
♣AJ9643
♠T
A4
AKJ97632
♣Q7
♠AK975
2
Q84
♣KT52
8
614
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 1♠  ♣3 ♦2 NT4
EW: 3♣ 5  ♥3 ♠5 NT6
LoTT: 20 - 18 = +2
Par: -300 5*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  800          6.00   0.00  6* E -3  D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  420          4.50   1.50  4 N      D5-Waples-Conn vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  420          4.50   1.50  4 N      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  200          3.00   3.00  5* E -1  D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
         50    1.50   4.50  5 N -1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
         50    1.50   4.50  5 N -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    0.00   6.00  4♠ S -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Burke-Koener
20 ♠98764
972
T
♣A853
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠52
KQJ54
AK32
♣J9
♠AKT
AT
9765
♣T762
♠QJ3
863
QJ84
♣KQ4
4
1411
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦4 ♥3 ♠6 NT3
EW: 2♣ 3 4/3 3NT  ♠6
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -620 4-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  4 W -2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  100          5.00   1.00  4 E -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        140    3.50   2.50  2 W +1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        140    3.50   2.50  2 W +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        180    2.00   4.00  2N E +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Burke-Koener
        600    0.50   5.50  3N W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        600    0.50   5.50  3N E      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
21 ♠T9
T87652
K4
♣AJ7
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠654
KJ93
J75
♣432
♠Q83
Q
AQ982
♣KQ86
♠AKJ72
A4
T63
♣T95
8
515
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 2/1♠ 2/1NT  ♦6/5
EW: 1  ♣6 ♥5 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  4 E -4   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  140          4.50   1.50  2♠ S +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  140          4.50   1.50  3 N      D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  120          3.00   3.00  1N N +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  110          2.00   4.00  2 N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
   50          1.00   5.00  3 E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        100    0.00   6.00  4 N -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D3-Burke-Koener
22 ♠AQ74
7432
63
♣732
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠T86
Q
KQJT82
♣AJ6
♠-
KJ865
95
♣KT9854
♠KJ9532
AT9
A74
♣Q
6
137
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♠ 1NT  ♣2 ♦2 ♥3
EW: 5♣ 3 1  ♠4 NT5
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: -300 5♠*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  5♣* E -1  D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ S      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D3-Burke-Koener
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ S      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
         50    2.50   3.50  4♠ S -1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
         50    2.50   3.50  4♠ S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        150    1.00   5.00  4♣ E +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        600    0.00   6.00  5♣ E      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
23 ♠Q2
A9743
Q9853
♣K
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠J4
J82
AJT74
♣A84
♠KT963
KT65
6
♣T63
♠A875
Q
K2
♣QJ9752
11
116
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♥6/5 ♠6 NT6/5
EW: 1♠ -/1NT
       ♣6 ♦5 ♥6 NT6/7
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -90 1NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  180          6.00   0.00  2N N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  120          5.00   1.00  2N S      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
   90          4.00   2.00  2♣ S      D5-Waples-Conn vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        100    2.50   3.50  3N N -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D3-Burke-Koener
        100    2.50   3.50  3♣ S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        200    0.50   5.50  3 N -2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        200    0.50   5.50  3♣ S -2   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
24 ♠J86
K43
732
♣AQ32
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠K32
J75
JT95
♣K87
♠A5
T86
AKQ84
♣J64
♠QT974
AQ92
6
♣T95
10
814
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2 3♠  ♦5 NT6
EW: 2 1NT  ♣5 ♥5 ♠4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ S      D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ S      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
   50          1.50   4.50  2N W -1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
   50          1.50   4.50  2N W -1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
   50          1.50   4.50  1N W -1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
   50          1.50   4.50  3 E -1   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D3-Burke-Koener
25 ♠AQ98
A84
K4
♣Q983
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠KJ6
Q63
962
♣AKJT
♠752
T95
A853
♣642
♠T43
KJ72
QJT7
♣75
15
144
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3 3 4♠ 3NT
EW:
       ♣4/5 ♦3/4 ♥3/4 ♠3 NT3/4
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  180          6.00   0.00  1N S +3   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
  150          5.00   1.00  1N N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  120          2.50   3.50  1N N +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  120          2.50   3.50  1N N +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
  120          2.50   3.50  1N N +1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D3-Burke-Koener
  120          2.50   3.50  1N N +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
  110          0.00   6.00  2♠ N      D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
26 ♠AKQ94
Q
T87
♣AK87
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠T7
KJ74
A2
♣J9542
♠J532
A6532
K93
♣6
♠86
T98
QJ654
♣QT3
18
98
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 1♠  ♥4 NT6
EW: 3 -/1NT
       ♣6 ♦4 ♠5/6 NT6/7
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.50   0.50  1♠ N +2   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
  140          5.50   0.50  1♠ N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
  100          4.00   2.00  3 E -1   D5-Waples-Conn vs D3-Burke-Koener
   80          3.00   3.00  1♠ N      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    2.00   4.00  1N N -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        200    1.00   5.00  3♣ N -2   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        300    0.00   6.00  3N N -3   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
27 ♠J3
8732
942
♣AQJ6
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠AQ85
KQJT
AJ3
♣85
♠T642
4
QT76
♣T973
♠K97
A965
K85
♣K42
8
172
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥6 ♠4 NT6
EW: 1♣ 3 1 3♠ 1NT
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    5.50   0.50  2 N -2   D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        100    5.50   0.50  2 N -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        120    4.00   2.00  1N W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        140    3.00   3.00  3♠ W      D5-Waples-Conn vs D3-Burke-Koener
        150    2.00   4.00  3 N -3   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Shaw-Lilly
        180    1.00   5.00  1N W +3   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        200    0.00   6.00  3 S -4   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
28 ♠QJ64
K86
Q62
♣J86
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠A87
AQJ952
J3
♣A7
♠KT32
T43
AT984
♣5
♠95
7
K75
♣KQT9432
9
167
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦2 ♥2 ♠4 NT4
EW: 4/5 5 3♠  ♣6 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -450 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        420    4.50   1.50  4 W      D1-Glenn-Mcadams vs D2-Graham-Lundbye
        420    4.50   1.50  4 W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Petroff-Rockefeller
        420    4.50   1.50  4 W      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Robbins-Hahn
        420    4.50   1.50  4 W      D5-Waples-Conn vs D3-Burke-Koener
        450    1.00   5.00  4 W +1   D2-Van Valin-Van Valin vs D4-Gaddis Jr-Shaffer
        450    1.00   5.00  4 W +1   D6-Landgraff-Gaynor vs D5-Wagner-Wagner
        450    1.00   5.00  4 W +1   D7-Greenberg-Greenberg vs D7-Shaw-Lilly