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Field strength:  Mean: 857 MP  Geomean: 486 MP
(based on 21 players, 1 non ACBL player ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Nancy Hall - Peggy Nielsen 66.15 1st OA 2.33
Mike Pemberton - Ron Saltis 60.94 2nd OA 1.75
Buki Burke - Carol Hayhurst 58.85 3rd OA 1.31
Arline Benzien - JoAnn Bowen 51.05 4th OA 0.98
Marilyn Waples - Mary Jane Graham 49.48 2nd OB 0.84
Elaine McAdams - Ruric Nye 45.37 3rd OB 0.63
EVENT>Unit Champ               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> A
------------------------,------ ------------,-------- --------------------------
DATE>September 2, 2019  |SANCTION>L1909547D | 09/02/2019 16:19
---------------------,-- ------------------- -------------,---------------------
DIR> Chris Gillmon   |RATING>Unit Championship            |MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
------------,-------- ,-------------------------,--------- ---------------------
AVE>   54.0 |TOP>   4 |MP LIMITS>None/1000/300  |CLUB>Ojai Valley Civic Bridge
------------ --------- ------------------------- -------------------------------
PAIRS IN STRAT A=11/B=7/C=3                      ,---,-----------------,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |      Overall    |           Section       |      |Final    |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Peggy Nielsen          Nancy Hall               A   1     .     .   |   1     .     .     71.44  66.15  2.33(OA)
 2 Carol Hayhurst         Buki Burke               B   3     1     .   |   3     1     .     63.56  58.85  1.31(OA)
 3 Ron Saltis             Mike Pemberton           A   2     .     .   |   2     .     .     65.81  60.94  1.75(OA)
 4 Anne Conn              Louise Shaffer           B   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     48.94  45.31
 5 Ruric Nye              Elaine McAdams           C   .     3     .   |   .     3     .     49.00  45.37  0.63(OB)
 7 Irene Petroff          Nita Whaley              B   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     41.50  38.43
 8 Richard Wagner         Gwen Wagner              C   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     46.69  43.23
 9 Marilyn Waples         Mary Jane Graham         C   .     2     .   |   .     2     1     53.44  49.48  0.84(OB)
10 Mark Robbins           Deborah Triolo           A   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     51.75  47.92
11 Marie Offerman         Marjorie Butler          B   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     48.94  45.31
12 JoAnn Bowen            Arline Benzien           A   4     .     .   |   4     .     .     55.13  51.05  0.98(OA)
                                          Totals                                            596.20

Hands and Results
1 ♠T976
72
AKQJ9
♣A6
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠KJ83
AK84
84
♣753
♠Q2
-
T762
♣KJT9842
♠A54
QJT9653
53
♣Q
14
116
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 3 2♠ 1NT  ♣4
EW: 2♣  ♦4 ♥4 ♠5 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 19 = -2
Par: +140 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          4.00   0.00  5♣* E -3  A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A11-Offerman-Butler
  170          3.00   1.00  3 S +1   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
         50    1.00   3.00  4 S -1   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
         50    1.00   3.00  4 S -1   A9-Waples-Graham vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
         50    1.00   3.00  4 S -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A1-Nielsen-Hall

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

North surely opens 1. Will East bid 3? If he does, that will stop South from bidding at most tables--no quick tricks in the suit and only seven working HCP make the three level unappealing.
3 would pass back to North to reopen with a double. Now, when South bids 3, North is really worried and might, disastrously, run to 3NT or 4. An option might be for South to make a Negative Double over 3, but then he'll have to bid 4 anyway. The sad fact is that preempts work!



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 13All pass

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1-3. 5, and 8.

The Bidding: In his "Better Preempts: What is the upside?" article, Andrew Gumperz advises preempting aggressively over a minor suit opening. "The opening call means the hand likely belongs to the opponents, and at the same time, opener's hand is wildly undefined. He might hold a 4-3-3-3 12-count or he could hold a distributional 7-4-1-1 19-count." After North opens 1, East preempts 3.

Now South is in a difficult position. In his "Bidding Over Preempts" lecture, Roger Lee advises "When one of us has shortness, it pays to bid if it's reasonable" and "if you don't want to defend the current contract, try to bid." South doesn't want to defend 3, but South is a bit weak to act at the 3-level. The ACBL mandates a 10 second pause after a skip bid to avoid communicating unauthorized information. Here, East uses the pause to assess the risk and reward of passing, doubling, and bidding 3. Since a 3 response would be forcing, there is substantial risk of getting too high. Making a Negative Double would allow South to bid a non-forcing 3 if North bids 3. If North rebids 3, the partnership might already be too high. Passing is also risky. The board might belong to North-South and North might not have the shape or the strength to act. If you agree South's options are terrible, maybe you should preempt more often yourself.

It is certainly reasonable for South to pass. If South passes, West and North have nothing to say. The auction ends at 3. At tables where South risks a Negative Double , North isn't willing to hide their spade suit. Over a 3 rebid, South bids 4. West knows South was too weak to bid 3. It is tempting to double, but West's KJxx seems poorly positioned. The board likely belongs to North-South. If 4 goes down, East-West should score well. Passing seems prudent.

The Play in Clubs: Declarer has 4 quick losers: 1 + 2 + 1. Ruffs and/or discards on winners allow declarer to avoid losing more than 2 diamonds. To hold declarer to 8 tricks, the defense needs to score their Queen. If the defense navigates an Uppercut in diamonds, South will always score their Queen. The book play is for declarer to finesse against North for the Queen. This would normally offer a 63% chance of avoiding a 2nd club loser. Here, entries to dummy are an issue if South doesn't lead a heart. Dummy may need to overtake the Queen to ensure an entry defenders have 2+ spades. Declarer can hope to enter dummy with a diamond ruff, but this risk an overruff. If declarer cannot repeat the finesse, declarer cannot handle North holding AQ6. So the likelihood of avoiding a 2nd club loser drops to 52%. At table where South leads the Queen, top of an honor sequence, declarer can avoid a spade loser and score 9 tricks. South's heart length makes it unlikely a slow heart trick will be available. Leading a diamond or cashing the Ace to look at dummy seem preferable.

The Play in Diamonds: Declarer has 2 heart losers and 3 potential spade losers. Declarer can ruff a club to avoid a club loser. East isn't eager to lead away from their minor club Tenace . Leading a spade is also risky. East hopes to navigate a heart ruff. East isn't eager to lead a diamond. East's standard spade lead is the Queen, top of a doubleton. Since the Queen might be a singleton, top of a doubleton, or from QJx, a spade lead decreases the chance of navigating a heart ruff. Leading a trump seems best. Here, a trump lead holds declarer to 8 tricks. On the Queen lead, declarer calls for the Ace, cashes the Ace, and ruffs a club. Now declarer can draw trump and end play West to score 9 tricks.

The Play in Hearts: West is likely to lead a club. When dummy tables, the defense sees the risk of North's diamond winners will provide discards. Declarer wins the Ace and starts drawing trump. If using the Trump Suit Preference signal, East can show a spade honor. This allows West to find the spade shift to provide the defense's 3rd and 4th tricks. If not using the trump suit to signal Suit Preference, West will be wary of underleading their spade holding. West can lead diamonds to cut declarer's access to board. Declarer will score overtricks if allowed to enjoy dummy's long diamonds.



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2 ♠J87
Q8
J973
♣9863
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠T5
AT62
AK4
♣AKJ4
♠AKQ9632
K5
82
♣T2
♠4
J9743
QT65
♣Q75
4
1912
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣1 ♦3 ♥3 ♠0 NT0
EW: 6♣ 3/4 4 7♠ 7NT
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -1520 7NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        510    4.00   0.00  5♠ E +2   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A11-Offerman-Butler
       1010    2.00   2.00  6♠ E +1   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
       1010    2.00   2.00  6♠ E +1   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
       1010    2.00   2.00  6♠ E +1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
       1020    0.00   4.00  6N W +1   A9-Waples-Graham vs A7-Petroff-Whaley

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

Even if East decided to bid 3 (and I think this hand is too good for that), West would be off to the races looking for slam. It's the spade length which makes 13 tricks possible. All West has to do over 1 is bid 2, a Game Force these days in modern style. East's spade rebid gives West the picture that there is a source of tricks to go with all those pretty HCP.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
2Pass2Pass
3Pass41Pass
4NTPass52Pass
5NT3Pass6NTPass
7NTAll pass  
  1. a heart control, no club control, no diamond control, willing to cooperate with a slam try
  2. 2 key cards and the Queen
  3. asking for the lowest King

The Bidding: After East opens 1, West has slam interest. West begins with a 2 Two Over One Game Force response. For partnerships where a 2 and 2 response promise a 5+ card suit, West's 2 response shows a Game Force with clubs or a balanced Game Force. East rebids 2. For partnerships using the Bergen 2/1 Style , East's 2 rebid shows 6+ spades. West wants to learn about key cards and the strength of East's spade suit. West shouldn't jump to 4NT yet. Since it can be difficult for responder to ask for key cards for their own suit, many expert partnerships use a jump to 4NT here to ask for key cards for their suit. West's 3 bid sets spades as trump.

One of the weaknesses of Two Over One Game Force is that it can sometimes be difficult to determine if your partner has extra values. Here, both partners are unlimited. In your partnership, would a 4 cue bid show a serious slam try or the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. See Josh Donn's Short Suit Total article for advice on how an artificial 3NT bid can be used to differentiate serious slam interest from the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. The auction above uses a 4 cue bid to show a heart control and the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. Because East didn't cue bid 4 or 4, East denies a control in a minor. East has only 12 HCPs, but their strong 7-card spade suit combined with a heart control merit cooperation with a slam try. If East has serious slam interest, they would have bid an artificial 3NT.

West asks for key cards for spades. East's 5 response shows 2 key cards and the Queen. West's 5NT bid shows all the key cards and interest in a grand slam. Depending on partnership agreement, 5NT asks for the number of Kings or Specific Kings . Here, it doesn't matter. West knows East has the King. At this point, East can count 12 tricks: 6 + 2 + 2 + 2 (assuming a 3-2 spade break). West offers 6NT as the final contract. East's 7th spade gives East 1 more trick than expected. West should be able to count 12 tricks for their 6NT bid. East places the contract in 7NT.

At tables where East-West play the Lawrence 2/1 Game Force style, a 2 bid would be the default rebid. So it doesn't guarantee extra spade length. The strength of the Lawrence style is right-siding notrump contracts. The 2 rebid can be awkward. Here, West rebids 2NT. East's 3 bid shows extra spade length, but there is no room for West to set spades as trump. 3NT must be natural here. This makes the strength of a cue bid more ambiguous. Would 4NT by West be Quantitative or key card for spades? Both are needed. West should cue bid and then bid 4NT to make clear it is key card for spades. Because West is so strong, the awkwardness of the 2 rebid can be overcome.

The Play: When both opponents follow to the first round of spades, declarer claims all the tricks.



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3 ♠K
982
QT9653
♣K62
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠4
T74
AK872
♣T983
♠QJ98763
J63
J4
♣7
♠AT52
AKQ5
-
♣AQJ54
8
75
20
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 3 5 2♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦4 ♥1 ♠5/4 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          4.00   0.00  3N S +2   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
  150          3.00   1.00  3♣ S +2   A9-Waples-Graham vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
  130          2.00   2.00  3♣ S +1   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A11-Offerman-Butler
         50    1.00   3.00  5♣ S -1   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        100    0.00   4.00  6♣* S -1  A5-Nye-McAdams vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

South opens 1 with high hopes that partner has a major. Not this time. North bids 1. Most will past the East hand even with seven spades--vulnerable, 3 doesn't look very wise. South jump shifts to 2. All North can do is bid 3, since he'll be reluctant to go to clubs with only three card support. At that point, South tries 3NT, making an extra overtrick when hearts break around the table.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   1
Pass123
Pass3Pass3NT
All pass   

The Bidding: South's hand is strong enough to justify opening a Strong 2 Clubs . However, it can be difficult to show a 3 suiter after opening a strong 2. Opening 1 seems best. West is a shade light for a 1 overcall. Overcalling 1 is lead directional, but not obstructive. West doesn't have a convenient rebid if East advances to 1. Passing seems best.

After North responds 1, East has a choice between passing, overcalling 1, or preempting. East lacks the strength for an overcall. East's red Jacks have little value on offense, but may have value on defense. Preempting 3 at unfavorable vulnerability is risky. Even a 2 preempt risks going for more than the value of a North-South game. East's spade length and texture decreases the likelihood a 2 preempt will be penalized. Jamming the auction with a 2 preempt is a reasonable gamble.

South expects to beat 2. Most partnerships do not play Support Doubles above 2 of responder's suit. A double by South would typically show a good hand with no convenient rebid. Here, doubling is likely to cause confusion. Showing a bid hand with a reverse into hearts at the 3-level seems best. North, with 11 Support Points, forces to game with a 3 cue bid. South has a choice between bidding 3NT or making a slam try. The problem is South doesn't know whether North's high cards are working. South has 3 potential spade losers. Both West and North are likely short in spades. North will need winners to cover the spade losers or must be able to overruff West. South has already shown a big hand with their reverse at the 3-level. Bidding 3NT seems best. North, with 3 small hearts and just 1 key card for clubs, has little reason to make a slam move.

The Play in 3NT: With hearts breaking 3-3 and clubs breaking 4-1, declarer has 11 winners. If West leads a diamond and declarer reasonably finesses against the Jack, the defense can hold declarer to 10 tricks.

The Play in Clubs: North's King singleton and King allow North to cover 2 of South's spade losers. Declarer should take care to not allow West to ruff their Ace. West can ruff a spade with the 8 (or equivalent) to force North to ruff with the King. Now West can ruff a spade high to score a trick. This leaves North with a club to ruff South's 4th heart. With hearts breaking 3-3, a heart ruff isn't needed. Declarer scores 12 trick: 2 + 1 ruff + 4 + 5.

The Play in Spades: North-South have 6 top tricks: 2 + 3 + 1. South will always score their 10 for the defense's 7th trick. If South taps declarer in clubs, declarer ruffs. Declarer must decide how to play the spade suit. If declarer tries to cross to dummy with a diamond to lead a low spade to their hand. South will ruff and the defense scores 8 tricks. If declarer tries to smother a singleton or doubleton 10, South shouldn't cover the Queen or Jack. North wins the King and the defense scores 8 tricks. Declarer must guess to exit a low spade to escape with 6 tricks.

The defense can always score 8 tricks if they cash their side suit winners and navigate 2 diamond ruffs. Since South isn't likely to underlead their Ace, the most likely path to scoring 8 defensive tricks is for the defense to cash their side suit winners and then lead a 4th round of hearts. When North ruffs with the King, declarer must discard a diamond. Now a diamond switch by North gives South a ruff. South can exit passively with a club and wait to score 2 tricks with their AT5 over declarer. Declarer scores just 5 tricks.



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4 ♠QT95
AQ8
A5
♣T743
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AJ
T954
Q93
♣8652
♠87432
K2
874
♣AQJ
♠K6
J763
KJT62
♣K9
12
710
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3 3 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦3 ♥4 ♠4 NT3/4
LoTT: 13 - 14 = -1
Par: +600 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          4.00   0.00  3 S      A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
  120          3.00   1.00  2N N      A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
  110          1.50   2.50  2 S      A9-Waples-Graham vs A5-Nye-McAdams
  110          1.50   2.50  3 S      A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
        100    0.00   4.00  3N N -1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A4-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

North ekes out 1 and South bids 1 (or 1 for the hardened Walshite). After North now bids 1, South jumps to 3NT, giving himself a playing point in diamonds to justify the game bid. West doesn't have an easy lead. Usually dummy's second suit is a reasonable idea, but not with the AJ doubleton. Nine tricks will be a squeaker.



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5 ♠T532
T4
83
♣QT853
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠AKQJ96
A953
97
♣4
♠4
Q6
AKQJ64
♣AJ72
♠87
KJ872
T52
♣K96
2
1417
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦0 ♥4 ♠0 NT0
EW: 2♣ 7 3 7♠ 7NT
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -1520 7NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        510    3.50   0.50  4♠ W +3   A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        510    3.50   0.50  4♠ W +3   A9-Waples-Graham vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        520    1.50   2.50  3N W +4   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
        520    1.50   2.50  3N E +4   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
       1010    0.00   4.00  6♠ W +1   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A10-Robbins-Triolo

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

They may have only 31 HCP, but E-W have two magnificent running suits. Kudos to anyone who bids the grand! In these days of weak jump shifts, West just responds 1 to the 1 opener. But he should perk up when East jump shifts to 3. West now bids 3 and East 4. Then West checks for Aces (RKC a big help here) and should go for 13 tricks. They actually have 14...



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass1Pass
1Pass2Pass
21Pass4Pass
5NT2Pass6Pass
6NTAll pass  
  1. artificial game force
  2. pick a slam

The Bidding: After East opens 1, South is a bit light for a 1 overcall. West responds 1. East has the strength to jump to 3, but prefers to show their 2nd suit to show 4-4 or longer in the minors rather than 6+ diamonds. East's 2 rebid is wide ranging. East could have just below a minimum opener to just under a strong jump shift. West's 2 rebid is an artificial Game Force , 4th Suit Forcing . East could rebid 3 to deny 3-card spade support, 4-card heart support. 3 tends to deny 5+ clubs. Since South didn't rebid 1NT or 2NT, South shouldn't be 2-3-4-4. Rebidding 3 doesn't convey the strength of East's hand. Jumping to 4 is better because it emphasizes East's extra values and their strong and long diamonds.

West, with club shortness, 2 bullets, and a source of tricks, should be thinking slam. West would like to ask for key cards for diamonds and then choose the right strain and level. A 4NT bid would be natural. If playing Kickback , 4 would typically ask for key cards for diamonds, but what would East bid with 5-5 or longer in the majors? Kickback can be a high risk agreement. It is good to use a jump to 5NT as Pick-a-Slam . With that agreement, West jumps to 5NT. East bids 6. West expects 6 and 6NT to make. Since 6 could be risky on a bad break, West prefers 6NT. West's slow route to 6NT invites a grand. West, with just 2 Aces isn't likely to bid 7.

The Play: Diamonds and spades break reasonably. Declarer has all the tricks.



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6 ♠AT8543
85
Q6
♣953
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠J762
A42
K87
♣K84
♠KQ9
KJ9
T5
♣AJT76
♠-
QT763
AJ9432
♣Q2
6
1114
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣2 ♥6 ♠4 NT2
EW: 5/4♣ 1/- 3♠ 4NT
       ♦6/4 ♥7/6
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: -630 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          4.00   0.00  4♠* W -1  A9-Waples-Graham vs A5-Nye-McAdams
  100          3.00   1.00  5♣ W -1   A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        150    1.50   2.50  2N E +1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
        150    1.50   2.50  3 S -3   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        600    0.00   4.00  3N W      A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A10-Robbins-Triolo

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

East opens 1. South has a nice 2NT overcall, showing lots of red cards. West might double, or might just bid 3NT with his red stoppers. If North leads a heart, West has time to garner his nine tricks not overly worried, but if the lead is the Q, West is put to it to find the Q or face disaster. It's really a guess, and I'd blame no one who finessed North, given the bidding.



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7 ♠KJ2
Q873
T542
♣J2
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠A65
J4
AK876
♣Q96
♠T98743
A
QJ9
♣AK7
♠Q
KT9652
3
♣T8543
7
1414
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣5 ♦2 ♠2 NT3
EW: 2♣ 5 5♠ 4NT  ♥5
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: -650 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        200    4.00   0.00  3♠ E +2   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        630    3.00   1.00  3N W +1   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        650    1.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A9-Waples-Graham
        650    1.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        650    1.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

After West opens and then rebids 1NT, East can go straight to the spade game--plenty of points and a known 8-9 card spade fit. Even with spades 3-1 there are only two losers.



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8 ♠973
AQ843
A2
♣Q42
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠Q654
6
J64
♣T9853
♠JT82
JT92
73
♣A76
♠AK
K75
KQT985
♣KJ
12
36
19
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 6 5 2♠ 6NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦1 ♥2 ♠5 NT1
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +990 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  990          3.50   0.50  6N N      A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A9-Waples-Graham
  990          3.50   0.50  6N N      A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
  450          2.00   2.00  4 N +1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A5-Nye-McAdams
         50    0.50   3.50  6 N -1   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
         50    0.50   3.50  6 N -1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A8-Wagner-Wagner

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

After North opens 1, South will start with 2. North has a very tough rebid since he has no spade stopper. He might even bid 3. South will take charge, check for aces, and most likely bid 6NT. Unfortunately the most reasonable heart slam founders on the terrible split.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass1Pass2
Pass2NTPass3
Pass41Pass4NT
Pass52Pass6NT
All pass   
  1. willing to cooperate with a slam try, no control in clubs or spades
  2. 2 key cards and the Queen

The Bidding: After North opens 1, South's 2 response is a Two Over One Game Force . For partnerships using a 2 response to show a Game Force with clubs or a balanced Game Force, South's 2 response shows 5+ diamonds. If playing the Bergen 2/1 Style , North rebids 2NT to show a balanced hand. North's 2NT bid says nothing about stoppers in the black suits. If playing the Lawrence style, North cannot rebid 2NT with no spade stopper. So South uses the default 2 rebid which doesn't guarantee extra length. Either way, South rebids 3 to show a 3-card raise. At this point both North and South are unlimited. Playing Two Over One Game Force , it can be difficult to determine if a cue bid shows serious slam interest or just the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. Here, North has a minimum opener, but has 2 key cards and the Queen. North should be willing to cooperate with a slam try.

To differentiate a serious slam try from the willingness to cooperate with a slam try, many partnerships give up a natural 3NT bid. See Josh Donn's "Jdonn on Slam Bidding Part V - Serious 3NT" article. If using 3NT to show a serious slam try, North cue bids 4 to show a diamond control and the willingness to cooperate with a slam try. Since North didn't cue bid 3 or 4, North denies a control in a black suit. South expects North to have AQxxx and the Ace. South asks for key cards to confirm. As expected, North bids 5 to show 2 key cards and the Queen. South can count 8 quick winners. If diamonds break reasonably, 11 tricks would be available. There are several possibilities for a 12th trick. If playing the Lawrence style, South places the contract in 6NT to protect their club holding. If playing the Bergen style, North has already bid notrump. So South has a choice between North playing 6 or 6NT. If diamonds break badly, a ruff may be needed. On the other hand, if hearts break badly or the defense navigates a ruff, 6 may go down when 6NT is making. Bidding 6NT seems best because it offers a higher score and may be safer.

The Play in Hearts: Declarer cannot avoid losing a heart and a club.

The Play in 6NT: Declarer doesn't need more than 3 heart tricks to make 6NT. Declarer can knockout the Ace and score 12 tricks.



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9 ♠K986
QT4
K4
♣J985
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠T3
A96
QJT32
♣K72
♠A742
753
A75
♣T63
♠QJ5
KJ82
986
♣AQ4
9
108
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1 1♠  ♦5 NT5
EW: 2 2NT  ♣5 ♥6 ♠5
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          4.00   0.00  1♠ N +2   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
  110          3.00   1.00  2♠ N      A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A9-Waples-Graham
   80          2.00   2.00  1♠ N      A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
         50    0.50   3.50  1N S -1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A5-Nye-McAdams
         50    0.50   3.50  2 S -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

South opens 1, West overcalls 1, and North bids 1 (denying interest in hearts in this sequence). South has not opened light, but he doesn't have an easy rebid with no diamond stopper, especially if East raises diamonds. When 2 passes back to North, he may reopen; then the best South can do is 2.



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10 ♠62
T87
AQJ972
♣93
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠AQT5
J952
K653
♣T
♠93
AK64
T84
♣AQ86
♠KJ874
Q3
-
♣KJ7542
7
1013
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥3 ♠4 NT4
EW: 1♣ 3 4 3♠ 3NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -620 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          3.50   0.50  4 E -2   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A5-Nye-McAdams
  200          3.50   0.50  3 E -2   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        110    2.00   2.00  2 W      A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A9-Waples-Graham
        170    1.00   3.00  3 E +1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        400    0.00   4.00  4♠ S -4   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A4-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

East opens 1 . Will South just pass, or decide to overcall 1? Then West makes a Negative Double , since he can always bid NT if partner doesn't have four hearts. North may now decide to pass, in which case E-W will fine their heart game, though they may not reach game. Missing the Q and 10, declarer will be rewarded if he cashes the top two heart honors.



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11 ♠KQ862
53
753
♣Q84
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠A3
AQJT86
A
♣A965
♠JT4
72
KQJ842
♣T2
♠975
K94
T96
♣KJ73
7
197
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4/5 ♦0/1 ♥2 ♠5 NT5
EW: 1/2♣ 5 3 -/2♠ 2NT
       ♠6/8
LoTT: 14 - 16 = -2
Par: -400 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.50   0.50  4 W -1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A9-Waples-Graham
   50          3.50   0.50  3 W -1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        420    1.50   2.50  4 W      A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        420    1.50   2.50  4 W      A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        450    0.00   4.00  4 W +1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A4-Conn-Shaffer

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

West opens 1. Unless North overcalls 1, East will bid a forcing NT, planning to bid diamonds next. West jumps to 3 and now East does bid her diamonds, making it clear that her hand has little value if diamonds aren't trump. If West now rebids the hearts, East will continue to the heart game--very heard to handle with so few entries to the East hand. When the points are so disparate, the weaker hand's trump suit will often work better. Sure does this time.



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12 ♠J8643
Q5
A874
♣T2
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠KQ75
J872
KJ
♣KQ9
♠2
KT94
Q65
♣AJ873
♠AT9
A63
T932
♣654
7
1510
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦6 ♥3 ♠6 NT3
EW: 4♣ 1 4 1♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -430 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          4.00   0.00  4 W -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        400    3.00   1.00  3N W      A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        420    1.00   3.00  4 W      A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        420    1.00   3.00  4 W      A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        420    1.00   3.00  4 W      A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A9-Waples-Graham

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

West opens 1NT and will declare in 4. Take the double finesse in hearts by leading toward the K, and all you'll lose is the three outstanding aces.



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13 ♠J953
A3
862
♣K942
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠T74
Q762
KQ75
♣85
♠KQ82
JT985
AT
♣Q3
♠A6
K4
J943
♣AJT76
8
712
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 2NT  ♥4 ♠6
EW: 2  ♣4 ♦5 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          4.00   0.00  3♣ W -4   A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
  200          2.50   1.50  4 E -2   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A5-Nye-McAdams
  200          2.50   1.50  3 E -2   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A11-Offerman-Butler
  110          1.00   3.00  3♣ S      A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        140    0.00   4.00  2 E +1   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

East-West will find their heart fit in short order, even if South overcalls 2. North can push with 3 and East will pass. Vulnerable, West probably will as well--better to be minus 110 than minus 200!



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14 ♠AK3
7643
QJ4
♣A84
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠T764
AK98
A972
♣K
♠J2
QT
KT86
♣JT973
♠Q985
J52
53
♣Q652
14
147
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦3 ♥5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 2♣ 3 1 1♠ 1NT
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: -110 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.50   0.50  4 W -1   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
   50          3.50   0.50  3 W -1   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke
         50    2.00   2.00  2♠ S -1   A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        110    0.50   3.50  3 W      A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        110    0.50   3.50  2 W +1   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A11-Offerman-Butler

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

West opens 1, North doubles, and East bids 2. Too rich for South's blood. In fact, 2 passes back to North who just isn't strong or shapely enough to double again. Nine tricks are a normal result, though a defensive error might turn that into ten.



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15 ♠T94
Q762
KJT86
♣7
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠Q
843
Q932
♣QT542
♠AKJ7652
KT
A4
♣KJ
♠83
AJ95
75
♣A9863
6
619
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 3  ♣6 ♠4 NT4
EW: 1♣ 2♠ 2NT  ♦5 ♥4
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +100 3NT*-EW/3♠*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          4.00   0.00  4♠ E -1   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        110    3.00   1.00  2♠ E      A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A5-Nye-McAdams
        420    1.50   2.50  4♠ E      A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        420    1.50   2.50  4♠ E      A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A11-Offerman-Butler
        460    0.00   4.00  3N W +2   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A2-Hayhurst-Burke

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

East is too good for 3 in the pass-out seat, and not quite good enough for 2, so 1 it is. West bids 1NT, and East will jump to 3, buying the hand in most cases. Happily, the defense isn't clairvoyant, so East might just get away with nine tricks. South won't know to return clubs and give partner a ruff.



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16 ♠4
AJT63
763
♣JT82
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠KT76
Q97
AK8
♣AQ9
♠QJ2
K852
Q542
♣65
♠A9853
4
JT9
♣K743
6
188
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦3 ♥5 ♠3 NT3
EW: 1 2 3♠ 3NT  ♣6
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: -600 3NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        120    4.00   0.00  2N W      A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        200    3.00   1.00  1♠ S -4   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        630    2.00   2.00  3N W +1   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A9-Waples-Graham
        660    0.50   3.50  3N W +2   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        660    0.50   3.50  3N W +2   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A11-Offerman-Butler

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

West is too good for 1NT but will end up in the NT game. North's normal lead of the J will give declarer an extra trick, but it's a more appealing lead than the J (though we who can see that the heart lead isn't ideal). It's a bit of a slog, but nine tricks should develop even without a heart lead: two clubs, four diamonds, a heart and three spades are the potential.



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17 ♠43
62
AQT9753
♣AT
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠KT6
AK9875
K
♣J98
♠AQ752
JT
J6
♣Q754
♠J98
Q43
842
♣K632
10
1410
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣4 ♥2 ♠2 NT2
EW: 3♣ 3 3♠  ♦4 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: -140 3♠-EW/3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.00   0.00  3 N      A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
   50          3.00   1.00  4 W -1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        140    2.00   2.00  3 W      A5-Nye-McAdams vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        170    1.00   3.00  3 W +1   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A9-Waples-Graham
        450    0.00   4.00  4 W +1   A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A11-Offerman-Butler

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

North opens 3. Too rich for East. He and South both pass, leaving West to balance in 3. That should buy the hand. What will North lead? Turns out this time the A is just fine, but who knows? He might even lead the A, subsequently getting a ruff to hold declarer to nine tricks.



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18 ♠82
J64
AT876
♣A73
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠AQJ9
873
KQ42
♣92
♠76543
AKQ2
53
♣T5
♠KT
T95
J9
♣KQJ864
9
129
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦6 ♥3 ♠2 NT4
EW: 4 4♠  ♣6 ♦6 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: -420 4♠-EW/4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  130          4.00   0.00  3♣ S +1   A1-Nielsen-Hall vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        170    3.00   1.00  3♠ E +1   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        420    1.00   3.00  4♠ E      A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        420    1.00   3.00  4♠ E      A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A9-Waples-Graham
        420    1.00   3.00  4♠ E      A8-Wagner-Wagner vs A11-Offerman-Butler

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis

Will South open 3 on this excellent six card suit? It might buy the hand for -200. Otherwise, E-W will get to a spade contract, though it's unlikely they'll get to game unless pushed into it.



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19 ♠9
7
AJT98
♣AJ8653
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AJ532
Q
K652
♣Q42
♠Q86
A632
743
♣T97
♠KT74
KJT9854
Q
♣K
10
126
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 3 1♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥3 ♠6 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +400 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          4.00   0.00  4 S      A5-Nye-McAdams vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
  200          3.00   1.00  3 S +2   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
         50    1.00   3.00  3N S -1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A9-Waples-Graham
         50    1.00   3.00  5 S -1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
         50    1.00   3.00  4 S -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
20 ♠963
J98743
AK
♣74
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AK42
Q
T9643
♣AJ6
♠75
KT62
J72
♣K932
♠QJT8
A5
Q85
♣QT85
8
147
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦4 ♥6 ♠6 NT6
EW: 2♣ 2 1♠ 1NT  ♥6
LoTT: 14 - 16 = -2
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.00   0.00  1♠ S +1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
  100          3.00   1.00  1N E -1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        120    2.00   2.00  1N E +1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A9-Waples-Graham
        130    1.00   3.00  3 W +1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        300    0.00   4.00  3 N -3   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
21 ♠J643
73
QT7
♣AK64
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KT85
AK65
AJ3
♣83
♠Q7
QJ984
K842
♣95
♠A92
T2
965
♣QJT72
10
158
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦4 ♥4 ♠5 NT6
EW: 3 3 2♠ 1NT  ♣6
LoTT: 16 - 18 = -2
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.50   0.50  4 W -1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
   50          3.50   0.50  4 E -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A7-Petroff-Whaley
        170    1.50   2.50  2 W +2   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        170    1.50   2.50  2 W +2   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        420    0.00   4.00  4 W      A11-Offerman-Butler vs A9-Waples-Graham
22 ♠T4
KJ8
AJ95
♣9742
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠Q953
T32
Q873
♣53
♠76
AQ96
T2
♣AQJT8
♠AKJ82
754
K64
♣K6
9
413
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♣ 2 3/2♠ 2/1NT
       ♣7/6 ♥6/5
EW: 1  ♣6 ♦4 ♠4 NT4/5
LoTT: 16 - 14 = +2
Par: +140 3♠-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.00   0.00  2 N +1   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A9-Waples-Graham
   90          2.50   1.50  1N N      A11-Offerman-Butler vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
   90          2.50   1.50  1N N      A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
         50    1.00   3.00  2 N -1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        100    0.00   4.00  2N N -2   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A5-Nye-McAdams
23 ♠QT96
J
T7
♣J98763
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠732
K84
AJ54
♣K52
♠KJ84
AT7653
K93
♣-
♠A5
Q92
Q862
♣AQT4
4
1111
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦4 ♥3 ♠4 NT4
EW: 3 4 3/2♠ 1NT  ♣5
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -620 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   90          4.00   0.00  1N S      A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
        140    3.00   1.00  3 E      A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A9-Waples-Graham
        300    2.00   2.00  5♣ S -3   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
        650    1.00   3.00  4 E +1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        800    0.00   4.00  5♣* S -3  A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A5-Nye-McAdams
24 ♠AJT7
QT
AQ8
♣QT53
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠982
K853
K94
♣A87
♠654
J9742
T53
♣92
♠KQ3
A6
J762
♣KJ64
15
101
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4/5♣ 4/5 1/2 4/5♠ 2/5NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥5 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +460 5NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          4.00   0.00  3N N +2   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A5-Nye-McAdams
         50    1.50   2.50  3N N -1   A3-Saltis-Pemberton vs A9-Waples-Graham
         50    1.50   2.50  3N N -1   A10-Robbins-Triolo vs A4-Conn-Shaffer
         50    1.50   2.50  3N N -1   A11-Offerman-Butler vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
         50    1.50   2.50  3N N -1   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A8-Wagner-Wagner
25 ♠AT962
J4
J975
♣T5
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠J
QT98753
2
♣AK73
♠KQ87
K62
63
♣QJ96
♠543
A
AKQT84
♣842
6
1011
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 2♠ 2NT  ♣3 ♥3
EW: 3♣ 4  ♦4 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 19 - 20 = -1
Par: -300 4NT*-NS/4♠*-NS/5*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
         50    4.00   0.00  5 S -1   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        100    3.00   1.00  4♠ N -2   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A9-Waples-Graham
        170    1.50   2.50  3 W +1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A11-Offerman-Butler
        170    1.50   2.50  3 W +1   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        620    0.00   4.00  4 W      A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
26 ♠7
AKJ75
K43
♣J754
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠Q852
QT863
T
♣A62
♠6
94
AQ8652
♣QT83
♠AKJT943
2
J97
♣K9
12
88
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/- 2♠ 1NT
       ♣5/6 ♦6/5 ♥7/6
EW: 1♣ 1  ♥6 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.00   0.00  2♠ S      A5-Nye-McAdams vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        100    2.50   1.50  3N N -1   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A11-Offerman-Butler
        100    2.50   1.50  3♠ S -1   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A1-Nielsen-Hall
        200    1.00   3.00  4♠ S -2   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A9-Waples-Graham
        300    0.00   4.00  3N N -3   A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
27 ♠KT63
876
Q93
♣QJ8
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠84
AJT54
A65
♣973
♠AQJ5
Q932
72
♣T62
♠972
K
KJT84
♣AK54
8
99
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♣ 2
       ♣7/6 ♥3 ♠5/4 NT4
EW: 3 2♠ 3NT  ♣5 ♦5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -300 4*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          4.00   0.00  4 W -3   A12-Bowen-Benzien vs A9-Waples-Graham
    PASS       3.00   1.00  Pass Out  A7-Petroff-Whaley vs A3-Saltis-Pemberton
        150    2.00   2.00  3♠ N -3   A2-Hayhurst-Burke vs A11-Offerman-Butler
        170    0.50   3.50  3 W +1   A5-Nye-McAdams vs A10-Robbins-Triolo
        170    0.50   3.50  2 W +2   A4-Conn-Shaffer vs A1-Nielsen-Hall