- Monday Aft - May 21, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 883 MP  Geomean: 516 MP
(based on 31 players, 1 non ACBL player ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Mark Robbins - Roseann Buckley 61.52 1st A 0.80
Mike Pemberton - Ron Saltis 58.17 1st A 0.80
Peggy Nielsen - Sally Van Valin 54.80 2nd A 0.56
Pat Shaw - Ruric Nye 54.42 2nd A 0.56
Dick Zizic - John Eliason 53.83 3rd A 0.40
Gwen Wagner - Richard Wagner 53.61 3rd A 0.40
Carol Jarboe - Marilyn Waples 52.51 3rd B 0.28
EVENT>Open Mon Pairs           |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D N-S
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DATE>May 21, 2018       |CLUB NO.>127100    | 05/21/2018 16:13
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DIR> Chris Gillmon   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   7 |MP LIMITS>None/1200/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=6/C=3                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
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 1 Tee Downard            Joan Glenn               B    .     .     .     68.49  40.77
 2 Roseann Buckley        Mark Robbins             C    1     1     1    103.36  61.52  0.80(A)
 3 JoAnn Bowen            Arline Benzien           A    .     .     .     85.28  50.76
 4 Dick Zizic             John Eliason             A    3     .     .     90.43  53.83  0.40(A)
 5 Sally Van Valin        Peggy Nielsen            B    2     2     .     92.07  54.80  0.56(A)
 6 Alan Greenberg         Joseph Gaynor            C    .     .     .     76.32  45.43
 7 Carol Hayhurst         Carole Cardinal          C    .     .     .     65.28  38.86
 8 Ilona Smith            Ken Ellenberger          B    .     .     .     89.79  53.45
                                          Totals                         671.02

EVENT>Open Mon Pairs           |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D E-W
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   7 |MP LIMITS>None/1200/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=7/C=4                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Ron Saltis             Mike Pemberton           A    1     .     .     97.72  58.17  0.80(A)
 2 Ginny Rockefeller      Doug Hahn                C    .     .     .     84.38  50.23
 3 Marilyn Waples         Carol Jarboe             C    .     3     .     88.21  52.51  0.28(B)
 4 Nita Whaley            Louise Shaffer           B    .     .     .     56.72  33.76
 5 Elaine McAdams         Anne Conn                B    .     .     .     77.59  46.18
 6 Richard Wagner         Gwen Wagner              C    3     2     2     90.07  53.61  0.40(A)
 7 Mary Jane Graham       Irene Petroff            B    .     .     .     85.64  50.98
 8 Pat Shaw               Ruric Nye                C    2     1     1     91.43  54.42  0.56(A)
                                          Totals                         671.76

Hands and Results
1 ♠AKQ9
AJ984
A6
♣87
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠T432
52
Q93
♣AJ96
♠J76
763
8752
♣432
♠85
KQT
KJT4
♣KQT5
18
71
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5 6 5♠ 6NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥1 ♠2 NT1
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: +990 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1020          7.00   0.00  6N N +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  990          6.00   1.00  6N N      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  980          4.50   2.50  6 N      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  980          4.50   2.50  6 N      D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  480          2.50   4.50  5 N +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  480          2.50   4.50  5 N +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  450          1.00   6.00  5 N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  420          0.00   7.00  4 N      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

The good suits and good shape should make any North optimistic about game--and when partner shows an opening hand with a two-level response in a minor, few will fail to hope for a slam. A likely start to the auction: 1--2; 2--3; 4(or 3 if partner will recognize that as ace-showing). Now South can ask for aces and sign off in six when an Ace is missing. Play is easy--draw trump, get rid of that Ace and claim.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1Pass2
Pass2Pass3
Pass3Pass41
Pass4NTPass52
Dbl53Pass64
Pass6All pass 
  1. club control and willingness to cooperate with a slam try
  2. 1 key card
  3. do you have the Queen?
  4. yes and the King, nut no King

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1, 4, 7-8, and 16.

The Bidding: North has the strength to Reverse . After North opens 1, South's 2 response is a Two Over One Game Force . North's 2 rebid is natural. If playing the Lawrence 2/1 Style , North's 2 rebid shows extras. If playing the Bergen 2/1 style, North's 2 rebid doesn't promise or deny extra values. It is simply shape showing. South's raise to 3 shows 3-card support. At some tables South will jump to 4 to show a minimum Game Force. As Justin Lall discusses in his Fast Arrival article, jumping opposite an unlimited partner is a good way to miss slams and needlessly risk the 5-level.

Since Fast Arrival doesn't apply opposite an unlimited partner, it is important to differentiate serious slam tries from the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. In his "2/1 Auctions: Fast Arrival vs. Picture Bidding" article, Andrew Gumperz discusses a better approach for jump bids in Two Over One Game Force auctions and the use of 3NT as a slam try after finding a major suit fit. After South shows their 3-card heart support. North cue bids their spade control. If playing Serious 3NT , South's 4 cue bid shows a club control and the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. South would have bid an artificial 3NT to show a serious slam try. North bids 4NT Roman Keycard . Playing 1430 responses, South's 5 rebid shows 1 key card. West may double for a club lead. North's 5 bid is a Queen Ask . South's 6 bid shows Queen and the King. It denies the King. North places the contract at 6. If non-serious 3NT and Last Train cue bids, North may reasonably place the contract in 6NT by South to protect South's King.

The Play in 6: Declarer has 11 tricks after the opening club lead is won by West. Declarer draws 2 rounds of trump, and ruffs a spade for their 12th trick. Declarer returns to hand with a diamond, draws trump, and claims.

The Play in 6NT: Declarer doesn't have the option of ruffing a spade for their 12th trick. Declarer has a 2-way guess for the Queen. Declarer prefers to play for a Squeeze . As the cards lie, West is Squeezed in spades, clubs, and diamonds. Declarer scores 12 tricks for a top board.



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2 ♠AQT6
J7543
4
♣K65
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠J53
962
832
♣A973
♠K942
Q8
KJ976
♣Q4
♠87
AKT
AQT5
♣JT82
10
511
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3/2 5 4♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣2/3 ♦4 ♥2 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +650 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          7.00   0.00  4 N +2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  650          6.00   1.00  4 N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  630          3.50   3.50  3N S +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  630          3.50   3.50  3N S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  630          3.50   3.50  3N N +1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  630          3.50   3.50  3N N +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  200          1.00   6.00  3 N +2   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        200    0.00   7.00  4 N -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D8-Shaw-Nye

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

The Rule of 20 isn't so appealing with the East hand given those two doubleton queens, so most will pass. Then South opens 1 and North responds 1. If East doesn't interfere, South has to improvise: raise with only three hearts, rebid 1NT (with no spade stopper) or bid 2. Arguments can be made for any of these, though I prefer 1NT or 2; 2 implies an unbalanced hand. If it is 1NT, North can use New Minor Forcing and then happily bid the heart game. Nice of the diamond honors to be in East's hand.



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3 ♠872
532
AT87
♣KT9
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠54
KQ97
J5
♣AJ842
♠QJT9
J86
Q32
♣Q75
♠AK63
AT4
K964
♣63
7
118
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1♠ 1NT  ♣6 ♥6
EW: 1♣  ♦5 ♥6 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +90 1NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          6.93   0.07  1N N +1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  110          5.79   1.21  3 S      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  100          4.64   2.36  3♣ W -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D5-McAdams-Conn
   90          2.93   4.07  1 S +1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
   90          2.93   4.07  1 S +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D7-Graham-Petroff
         50    0.64   6.36  3 S -1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
         50    0.64   6.36  3 S -1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South will be disappointed when North has no major, since he could indicate an interest even if West overcalls 2. If West passes, North must choose--1NT or 2. I prefer NT--partner will rightly infer that you have the minors, after all. East has the easiest lead of the day: top of that spade sequence.



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4 ♠T732
AJ865
Q
♣952
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠865
32
7432
♣QT43
♠KQJ94
Q7
J85
♣876
♠A
KT94
AKT96
♣AKJ
7
29
22
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 7 7 3♠ 7NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦0 ♥0 ♠4 NT0
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +2220 7NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1460          7.00   0.00  6 N +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  710          5.50   1.50  5 N +2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  710          5.50   1.50  4 N +3   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  690          4.00   3.00  3N N +3   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  680          2.00   5.00  4 S +2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  680          2.00   5.00  4 S +2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  680          2.00   5.00  4 N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        100    0.00   7.00  3N S -1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

If East does decide to open 1 or even 2 in third seat, it will only make life easier for South who can now make a take-out double. North will bid hearts at the minimum level with only seven HCP, and South should express her huge hand by jumping to game. Now North should wake up. He has fave hearts, an Ace and a Queen that should fit with partner, and partner is short in spades. Bidding the grand requires the trump Queen to drop, but 6 should be an easy choice for any North who trusts his partner.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass1Dbl
Pass2Pass31
Pass4Pass4NT
Pass52Pass53
Pass5Pass6
All pass   
  1. 4+ hearts, spade shortness, and slam interest
  2. 1 key card
  3. no Queen

The Bidding: As Josh Donn discusses in his "Light Third Seat Openers" article, it is common to open light in 3rd seat to help partner with a lead and/or force the opponents to use their defensive bidding agreements. Here, East opens 1 to encourage a spade lead. South is too strong to overcall. So South begins with a takeout double. West has nothing to say. North's 10 Support Points are a bit inflated by their singleton Queen. An advance to 2 seems best. South, with a Losing Trick Count of 5 and 25 Support Points, Splinters to show 4+ hearts, spade shortness, and slam interest. North, with a maximum for their 2 advance, 5 hearts, and diamond shortness, cooperates with the slam try by cue bidding their diamond shortness. After a key card auction, North-South learn they are missing the Queen and settle in 6.

The Play: East leads the King, top of an honor sequence. The "8 Ever, 9 Never" adage suggests playing for the Queen to drop. If declarer credits East with 5 spades for the 3rd seat 1 opening, the Vacant Spaces principle suggests cashing the King and then finessing against West for the Queen has a 63% chance of success. Here, playing for the drop is the winning line. With the Jack falling on the 3rd round of diamonds, declarer can score all the tricks.



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5 ♠AKQ85
J865
A9
♣QT
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠T9642
9
J63
♣AK83
♠73
KQT4
T85
♣J965
♠J
A732
KQ742
♣742
16
86
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 3 3♠ 3NT  ♣6
EW:  ♣6 ♦3 ♥3 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +600 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          7.00   0.00  4♠ N      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        100    5.50   1.50  4 N -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        100    5.50   1.50  2 N -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        200    2.00   5.00  4 N -2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D8-Shaw-Nye
        200    2.00   5.00  4 N -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        200    2.00   5.00  4 N -2   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        200    2.00   5.00  4 N -2   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        200    2.00   5.00  4 N -2   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D6-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 and South is only strong enough for 1NT. Now North rebids 2, South raises, and everyone will end up in the game. It only fails when trump break so abominably: it would be s shame not to bid it.



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6 ♠AKT84
J
J4
♣K8652
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠J
QT976
Q963
♣QJ7
♠762
AK542
K
♣A943
♠Q953
83
AT8752
♣T
12
814
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 4♠  ♣5 ♥2 NT5
EW: 2♣ 5 1NT  ♦5 ♠3
LoTT: 21 - 19 = +2
Par: -100 5♠*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          6.50   0.50  4♠ N      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  420          6.50   0.50  4♠ N      D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
         50    5.00   2.00  3♠ N -1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        100    4.00   3.00  4♠ N -2   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        170    3.00   4.00  3 E +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        500    2.00   5.00  5* S -3  D1-Downard-Glenn vs D8-Shaw-Nye
        620    1.00   6.00  4 E      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        650    0.00   7.00  4 E +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D5-McAdams-Conn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

When East opens 1, West my just jump to 4, though this hand isn't a perfect example of that treatment (no quick trick and no second five card suit would be better). That will put it to North, who, after all, has only 10 working HCP. This hand is so distributional, who knows where it will end up? It will depend on the competitive spirit at the table.



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7 ♠A75
J72
T9
♣J9642
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠KJ8
AKT4
QJ653
♣Q
♠QT6432
Q
K4
♣8753
♠9
98653
A872
♣AKT
6
167
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1 1NT  ♦4 ♠3
EW: 3 4♠  ♣6/5 ♥5 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          7.00   0.00  2N S      D1-Downard-Glenn vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  100          6.00   1.00  1N E -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        110    5.00   2.00  3 W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        170    3.00   4.00  3♠ E +1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        170    3.00   4.00  3♠ E +1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D8-Shaw-Nye
        170    3.00   4.00  3♠ E +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        200    1.00   6.00  2♠ E +3   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        620    0.00   7.00  4♠ E      D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D5-McAdams-Conn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Once West opens 1, East will insist on spades, though it's unlikely many will achieve the game level. Be careful not to use a Weak Jump Shift with the East hand--it's way too good since it has that outside K. West can show a useful hand: 1--1; 2--2; now 3 shows shortness in clubs to go with the good hand promised by the reverse. Even so, East may balk at going on.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   1
1NT22Pass
3Pass4All pass

The Bidding: South's hand meets the Rule of 20 and the Suggestion of 22 for a 1st or 2nd seat opener. West has a choice between a 2 overcall and an offshape 1NT overcall . West would like to have 6 diamonds for a 2 overcall. West's poor diamond texture makes bidding 2 less attractive. Overcalling 1NT seems best. North raises to 2. In his "Defending a 1NT Overcall" article, Andrew Gumperz advises using a 2 response as an artificial bid showing a constructive raise for opener's major. With that agreement, North's 2 bid is a weak raise. It is cmmon to play lebensohl over interference after a 1NT opening or overcall. With that agreement, East can show a competitive, invitational, or game forcing hand with 5+ spades. With 7 HCP, East chooses to show a competitive hand with spades. South isn't eager to defend 2, but bidding a vulnerable 3 is risky. Passing seems best. Normally, West wouldn't show a Super Accept of a competitive advance to 2. Here, West's singleton club, quick heart winners, and spade support makes it tempting to raise to 3. At tables where West raises to 3, East will place the contract at 4.

At tables where South passes as dealer, West has a choice between opening an offshape 1NT or opening 1. Opening 1NT with a singleton King is far better than a singleton Queen. Most of West's strength is in the red suits. Reversing seems best. After East responds 1, West reverses into hearts as planned. After a reverse, it is common to play lebensohl or Blackout . Either way, East rebids a forcing 2 to show 5+ spades. West's raise to 3 shows 3-4-5-1 or 3-4-6-0 distribution. Alternatively, West could have a hand like Kxx KQ AKJxxxx x and chose to manufacture a reverse. Either way, East has an easy 4 bid.

The Play: It is common to lead the Ace from Ace-King. When dummy tables with a singleton, an attitude signal isn't useful. So North will use a Suit Preference signal. Here, North has no preference. So North signals with an intermediate club to suggest either continuing clubs or leading a trump. Either way, declarer loses just 3 Aces.



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8 ♠2
J6532
T642
♣J62
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠AKQ75
A
AQ7
♣AK94
♠JT964
KQ7
K98
♣83
♠83
T984
J53
♣QT75
2
269
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦1 ♥4 ♠0 NT0
EW: 5♣ 6 3 7♠ 7NT
LoTT: 17 - 19 = -2
Par: -1520 7NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        510    6.50   0.50  5♠ W +2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        510    6.50   0.50  5♠ E +2   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D5-McAdams-Conn
       1010    4.00   3.00  6♠ W +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
       1010    4.00   3.00  6♠ W +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
       1010    4.00   3.00  6♠ E +1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
       1510    1.50   5.50  7♠ W      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
       1510    1.50   5.50  7♠ E      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D8-Shaw-Nye
       1520    0.00   7.00  7N W      D1-Downard-Glenn vs D7-Graham-Petroff

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

What a hand West has! He opens 2 or 3NT, depending on style--ACBL allows NT with this hand pattern and a high singleton honor, though some will, reasonably, rebid 2. Over 2, East should just raise to 3: going slow promises some outside values. With a great spade fit and all the Aces and Kings, here's a Grand which should be bid.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
2Pass2Pass
2Pass3Pass
4Pass4NTPass
5Pass5NTPass
6Pass7All pass

The Bidding: After West finishes counting their 26 HCP, West opens a Strong 2 Clubs . It is common to use a 2 Diamonds Waiting response. West's 2 rebid shows 5+ spades. East raises to 3. West cue bids 4. East, with 3 Cover Cards bids 4NT Roman Keycard for spades. West 5 bid shows either 2 key cards with the Queen or 5 key cards and the Queen. East knows it is 5. East asks for Kings. It is common to ask Specific Kings . Either way, East knows West has the King. At this point, East can count 12 tricks: 5 + 3 + 2 + 2. A ruff in either hand or a minor suit Queen would provide a 13th trick. Some partnerships have a method to ask for 3rd round diamond control. If so, East can learn about the Queen and places the contract at 7NT. Without that tool, East places the contract at 7.

The Play: Declarer has 13 quick winners.



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9 ♠J62
A43
AQ54
♣864
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠5
J98652
T86
♣J75
♠KT973
Q7
K2
♣AQT9
♠AQ84
KT
J973
♣K32
11
214
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 2♠ 2NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣6/5 ♦4 ♠5 NT5/4
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          7.00   0.00  4 W -3   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  200          5.50   1.50  1♠ E -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  200          5.50   1.50  1♠ E -2   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  150          3.00   4.00  2N S +1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  150          3.00   4.00  2N S +1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  150          3.00   4.00  1N S +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
   90          1.00   6.00  2 N      D1-Downard-Glenn vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        100    0.00   7.00  2♠ S -2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East's 1 gives South no good choices: double is out with only two hearts, and 13 HCP isn't adequate for 1NT. It will be left to North to decide whether or not to balance. If he doesn't, poor East will be -200.



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10 ♠J986
AK42
Q74
♣52
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠T53
T83
A53
♣AKT9
♠AQ74
J65
T96
♣QJ7
♠K2
Q97
KJ82
♣8643
10
1110
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 2 1♠  ♣6 NT6
EW: 1♣  ♦5 ♥5 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +110 2-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          7.00   0.00  1♠ E -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  100          5.50   1.50  1♠ E -1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  100          5.50   1.50  1♠ E -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
   90          3.50   3.50  1N S      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D7-Graham-Petroff
   90          3.50   3.50  2 N      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
    PASS       1.00   6.00  Pass Out  D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D8-Shaw-Nye
    PASS       1.00   6.00  Pass Out  D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
    PASS       1.00   6.00  Pass Out  D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

This hand won't pass out if either West or North decides to open light. West has three quick tricks, a valid reason for opening, while North has both majors, a great incentive to bidding. North might even decide to open the good four card heart suit rather than 1. The points are so well distributed that no one will get very high.



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11 ♠Q532
A84
T43
♣K65
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠KJ974
763
AJ62
♣Q
♠6
KQJT2
975
♣T943
♠AT8
95
KQ8
♣AJ872
9
116
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1/2♠ 2NT  ♦6 ♥5/6
EW: 1  ♣3 ♦6 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  260          7.00   0.00  1♠* N +1  D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  180          6.00   1.00  2N S +2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  150          5.00   2.00  1N N +2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  100          4.00   3.00  3 W -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
   90          3.00   4.00  1N N      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D7-Graham-Petroff
    PASS       2.00   5.00  Pass Out  D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
         50    1.00   6.00  3♣ S -1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        150    0.00   7.00  4♣ S -3   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West overcalls South's 1 with 1. All North can do is bid 1NT, which South will probably pass, though a few will run from the heart holding and bid 2. Even with the bad break, clubs are probably easier.



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12 ♠J3
A3
A6542
♣AJ65
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠K5
K7654
QJ98
♣Q9
♠T8642
98
K7
♣T872
♠AQ97
QJT2
T3
♣K43
14
113
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 2 4♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦4 ♥5 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +620 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  630          7.00   0.00  3N S +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  600          4.50   2.50  3N S      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  600          4.50   2.50  3N S      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  600          4.50   2.50  3N N      D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  600          4.50   2.50  3N N      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        100    2.00   5.00  3N S -1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        200    0.50   6.50  3N S -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        200    0.50   6.50  3N S -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D3-Waples-Jarboe

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. With both majors, South happily bids 1. Whether North rebids 1NT or 2, South will now pursue the NT game. Nine tricks will require careful play in spades and clubs. Don't lead the J to finesse when missing the K and 10--lead low to the Queen. The bad break spoils chances for lots of tricks there, however--nor do clubs break favorably, but at least the Q is on side.



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13 ♠AKQ6
A96
A963
♣T7
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠JT85
J732
Q
♣AQJ5
♠3
T8
KJ7542
♣K942
♠9742
KQ54
T8
♣863
17
117
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2/1 2♠ 1NT  ♣4 ♦5
EW: 2♣ 2  ♥5 ♠5 NT5/6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS/2-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  380          7.00   0.00  1N* N +1  D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  140          6.00   1.00  1♠ N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  120          4.50   2.50  1N N +1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  120          4.50   2.50  1N N +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D8-Shaw-Nye
   90          2.50   4.50  1N N      D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
   90          2.50   4.50  1N N      D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        200    0.50   6.50  3N N -2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        200    0.50   6.50  4♠ N -2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D7-Graham-Petroff

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1NT. Even if East passes, South is taking an awful chance if she bids Stayman--what now if North's reply is 2? Luckily there are seven top tricks--and the clubs are 4-4.



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14 ♠42
-
KQJ862
♣AJ842
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠T6
JT9852
A95
♣KT
♠QJ75
Q743
43
♣Q97
♠AK983
AK6
T7
♣653
11
87
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4 2/3♠ 2NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣3 ♦3 ♠4 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +140 3♠-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  800          7.00   0.00  4* E -4  D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  480          6.00   1.00  5♠ N +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  430          4.50   2.50  3N S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  430          4.50   2.50  3N N +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  400          3.00   4.00  5 N      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D8-Shaw-Nye
         50    2.00   5.00  5♣ S -1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        100    1.00   6.00  6N S -2   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        300    0.00   7.00  6N* N -2  D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1. What will North reply? Only 11 HCP, but this hand merits 2. This reply is hard to handle for South--maybe 2NT is right with this balanced hand. Now North bids 3 and South will see his heart honors as a reason to bid 3NT. Knocking out the A gives declarer five diamonds, three aces and two kings.



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15 ♠987
J
KT63
♣K9754
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠6
Q8532
J7542
♣A2
♠AKJ532
976
Q
♣Q83
♠QT4
AKT4
A98
♣JT6
7
712
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 1 2NT  ♥6 ♠5
EW: 1♠  ♣4 ♦5/6 ♥6 NT5
LoTT: 14 - 16 = -2
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  250          6.93   0.07  2N W -5   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  100          4.64   2.36  3N W -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  100          4.64   2.36  3♠ E -2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  100          4.64   2.36  2♠ E -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
   50          2.36   4.64  3♠ E -1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        100    0.64   6.36  3 N -1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        100    0.64   6.36  3♣ S -1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D8-Shaw-Nye

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

This is a 14 point hand worth more than many a weedy 16 HCP 1NT--it's the profusion of 10s and 9s. But most will open 1 anyway. East might bid 2NT (two lower unbid suits), and even so North may raise clubs. Or it may go 1--Pass--2 (or 3) --2. Who can tell with these distributional hands? South, all unsuspecting with his 3-4-3-3, may be opening a real bidfest.



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16 ♠Q7653
AKQ96
-
♣Q86
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠AT982
-
A764
♣AKJ4
♠KJ
JT74
J832
♣752
♠4
8532
KQT95
♣T93
13
166
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣5 ♦5 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 2 2♠ 2NT  ♥5
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -100 3*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  530          7.00   0.00  3* N     D1-Downard-Glenn vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  200          5.00   2.00  4♠ W -2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  200          5.00   2.00  4♠ W -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  200          5.00   2.00  4♠* E -1  D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  170          3.00   4.00  3 N +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  110          2.00   5.00  2 N      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D7-Graham-Petroff
         50    1.00   6.00  4 N -1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        100    0.00   7.00  4 N -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West's 1 changes North's plans: will he then bid 2? East won't bid unless forced, but South might make s preemptive raise of hearts. If he does, West will double--and East may leave it in.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
12Pass3
DblAll pass  

The Bidding: After West opens 1, North has a choice of passing or overcalling 2. East-West likely have a diamond fit. North's 2 overcall is lead directing and obstructive. East has nothing to say. South's raise to 3 shows less than invitational values. West has no interest in defending 3. West's double is takeout oriented. East prefers converting the double for penalty rather than bidding 3 or 4.

The Play: East leads the King. East's lead and East's failure to support spades suggest East has a singleton or doubleton spade. West infers declarer has at least 10 cards in the majors. When dummy tables with a singleton spade, it is standard for West to signal Suit Preference . So West plays the 2 to request a club switch. When declarer follows to 2 rounds of clubs, West expects declarer to be 6-5-0-2, 5-5-1-2, or 5-5-0-3. If declarer has a diamond loser, it isn't going anywhere. West exits passively with a 3rd round of clubs. When North wins the Queen, West knows declarer is 5-5-0-3. The 4-0 heart break gives declarer a heart loser. Declarer cannot draw trump because South's trump are needed to ruff declarer's spade losers. Declarer ruffs a spade and leads the King from dummy. West covers and declarer ruffs as expected. When declarer leads the 3rd round of spades, East ruffs with the 10. East knows they cannot exit a diamond and allow declarer to finesse against the Jack. So East exits a low heart. Declarer can discard a spade on the Queen, but lose a spade or a Jack ruff for down 1.



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17 ♠9632
KJ98
A96
♣94
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠5
AT7
K2
♣AKT8753
♠AJT74
Q65
T875
♣2
♠KQ8
432
QJ43
♣QJ6
8
147
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦5 ♥5 ♠6 NT5
EW: 3♣ 1 2 1♠ 1NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -110 2-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          7.00   0.00  5♣ W -2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        130    4.50   2.50  3♣ W +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        130    4.50   2.50  3♣ W +1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        130    4.50   2.50  3♣ W +1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        130    4.50   2.50  3♣ E +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        150    1.50   5.50  2N E +1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        150    1.50   5.50  2 N -3   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        400    0.00   7.00  3N W      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D8-Shaw-Nye

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

If it's three passes to West, he can open an intermediate 3 in the pass-out seat, showing a decent seven card suit and an opening hand. That will buy the hand this time. Without 10 points, East just settles for partner's first choice. He shouldn't try to run in spades. What will North lead? He knows partner has some points, but where are they? A low heart will be popular not not costly.



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18 ♠J3
864
JT4
♣JT762
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠76
K952
8762
♣Q54
♠KT4
AQJ
KQ95
♣K93
♠AQ9852
T73
A3
♣A8
3
518
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣6 ♦4 ♥4 NT6/5
EW: 1/-♣ 3/2 3/2
       ♣7/6 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -140 3-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          6.50   0.50  2♠ S +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  140          6.50   0.50  2♠ S +1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  110          4.50   2.50  2♠ S      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  110          4.50   2.50  2♠ S      D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  100          3.00   4.00  2N E -2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        100    1.00   6.00  3♠ S -1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        100    1.00   6.00  2♠ S -1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        100    1.00   6.00  2♠ S -1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East is just too good for 1NT, so he starts with 1. South bids 1 and West passes: he isn't strong enough for a Negative Double . Now East can show his big hand with a 1NT rebid. West is likely to pass, though hindsight will say 2 would have been wiser.



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19 ♠QT952
Q72
543
♣53
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AK4
K5
A976
♣A762
♠J7
T983
QJ
♣KQJT8
♠863
AJ64
KT82
♣94
4
1810
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣1 ♦4 ♥3/4 ♠4 NT3
EW: 6♣ 3 3 2♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -1370 6♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        210    7.00   0.00  2N W +3   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
        600    6.00   1.00  3N W      D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D8-Shaw-Nye
        630    4.50   2.50  3N W +1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
        630    4.50   2.50  3N W +1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        660    1.50   5.50  3N W +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        660    1.50   5.50  3N W +2   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        660    1.50   5.50  3N W +2   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        660    1.50   5.50  3N W +2   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
20 ♠J
52
AQJ2
♣KT9864
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠T942
JT7643
K3
♣7
♠AK85
AQ
T9765
♣Q5
♠Q763
K98
84
♣AJ32
11
415
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 2 4NT  ♥5 ♠6
EW: 2 1♠  ♣2 ♦5 NT3
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: +630 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  600          7.00   0.00  3N S      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  500          6.00   1.00  4 E -5   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  170          5.00   2.00  3♣ N +3   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  150          2.00   5.00  4♣ N +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  150          2.00   5.00  3♣ N +2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  150          2.00   5.00  3♣ N +2   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  150          2.00   5.00  3♣ N +2   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  150          2.00   5.00  2♣ N +3   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
21 ♠KT74
T8642
A7
♣64
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠832
AJ73
J32
♣AQT
♠QJ96
K
T964
♣K832
♠A5
Q95
KQ85
♣J975
7
129
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1♠  ♣6 ♦6 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1 2NT  ♥4 ♠6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          7.00   0.00  1 N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D8-Shaw-Nye
   90          6.00   1.00  1N S      D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
   50          5.00   2.00  2♠ W -1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D5-McAdams-Conn
        100    2.00   5.00  1N S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D7-Graham-Petroff
        100    2.00   5.00  1N S -1   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        100    2.00   5.00  1N S -1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        100    2.00   5.00  2 N -1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        100    2.00   5.00  2♣ S -1   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
22 ♠Q653
K94
KQ9
♣K43
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠KT7
T5
AT65
♣J985
♠AJ942
Q762
7
♣Q62
♠8
AJ83
J8432
♣AT7
13
89
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4 2 1NT  ♣6 ♠5
EW: 1♠  ♣6 ♦3 ♥4 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +130 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          7.00   0.00  3 S +1   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  150          6.00   1.00  1N N +2   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  120          5.00   2.00  2N S      D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  110          4.00   3.00  2 S +1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D5-McAdams-Conn
         50    2.50   4.50  3 N -1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
         50    2.50   4.50  3 S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        100    0.50   6.50  3N N -2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
        100    0.50   6.50  3N N -2   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D8-Shaw-Nye
23 ♠A53
A73
QJT8742
♣-
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠K974
Q92
6
♣AQ943
♠J8
84
K93
♣JT8752
♠QT62
KJT65
A5
♣K6
11
115
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6 5 4♠ 1/3NT  ♣5
EW: 2♣  ♦1 ♥2/1 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 20 - 20 = 0
Par: +1370 6-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1100          7.00   0.00  5♣* W -4  D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  710          6.00   1.00  5 S +2   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D5-McAdams-Conn
  680          4.50   2.50  4 S +2   D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  680          4.50   2.50  4 S +2   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
  300          3.00   4.00  5♣ W -3   D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
        100    1.50   5.50  4 S -1   D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
        100    1.50   5.50  4 S -1   D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D8-Shaw-Nye
        200    0.00   7.00  5 S -2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
24 ♠A
K8
AJ952
♣98752
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠J743
A763
K743
♣3
♠KT52
954
QT86
♣T6
♠Q986
QJT2
-
♣AKQJ4
12
85
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 1 3 1♠ 4/3NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦5 ♥3 ♠6/5 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  920          5.50   1.50  6♣ S      D2-Buckley-Robbins vs D4-Whaley-Shaffer
  920          5.50   1.50  6♣ N      D3-Bowen-Benzien vs D6-Wagner-Wagner
  920          5.50   1.50  6♣ N      D5-Van Valin-Nielsen vs D1-Saltis-Pemberton
  920          5.50   1.50  6♣ N      D8-Smith-Ellenberger vs D8-Shaw-Nye
  460          3.00   4.00  3N S +2   D1-Downard-Glenn vs D2-Rockefeller-Hahn
  430          2.00   5.00  3N S +1   D4-Zizic-Eliason vs D7-Graham-Petroff
  420          1.00   6.00  5♣ S +1   D6-Greenberg-Gaynor vs D3-Waples-Jarboe
         50    0.00   7.00  3N S -1   D7-Hayhurst-Cardinal vs D5-McAdams-Conn