- Wednesday Aft - October 2, 2019

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Field strength:  Mean: 16 MP  Geomean: 14 MP
(based on 11 players, 5 non ACBL players ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Colleen Conway - Jackie Biederman 57.94 1/2nd A 0.41
Joy Kobayashi - Robert Carrier 57.94 1/2nd A 0.41
Marc Welter - Suzanne Brenner 51.59 3rd A 0.24
EVENT>49er Pairs               |SESSION>Wednesday Aft|SECTION> B
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DATE>October 2, 2019    |CLUB NO.>131102    | 10/02/2019 15:36
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DIR> Rose Buckley    |RATING>Club Masterpoint (60%, 50%, 30% Open)|MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
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AVE>   31.5 |TOP>   3 |MP LIMITS>50/20/5        |CLUB>Ventura Unit Bridge Club
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=6/C=3                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Eleanor Syrett         Kathy Franklin           C    .     .     .     29.50  46.83
 2 Suzanne Brenner        Marc Welter              C    3     .     1     32.50  51.59  0.24(A)
 3 Robert Carrier         Joy Kobayashi            B   1/2   1/2    .     36.50  57.94  0.41(A)
 4 Lynn Arneill-Brown     Mary Kay Kaufman         B    .     .     .     26.00  41.27
 5 Bob Deal               Merrily Lewis            A    .     .     .     32.00  50.79
 6 Colleen Conway         Jackie Biederman         B   1/2   1/2    .     36.50  57.94  0.41(A)
 7 Carol Marquez-Olson    Linda Forsyth            A    .     .     .     29.00  46.03
 8 Beth Doyle             Ruth Resnick             C    .     .     .     30.00  47.62
                                          Totals                         252.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠8632
AQJT
KQ9
♣94
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠KJ7
8
A83
♣QT6532
♠AT5
97432
J62
♣K8
♠Q94
K65
T754
♣AJ7
12
108
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: -/1
       ♣4/5 ♦6 ♥6/7 ♠6 NT5
EW: 2♣ -/1NT
       ♦6 ♥6 ♠6 NT6/7
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -90 1NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   90          3.00   0.00  2 N      B5-Deal-Lewis vs B6-Conway-Biederman
         50    2.00   1.00  2 N -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
         90    1.00   2.00  2♣ W      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        100    0.00   3.00  3 N -2   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman

Larry Cohen Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1Pass1NT
2PassPass2
All pass   

People frequently ask what I mean by a "nice four-card suit," when I use that phrase to describe hands that might overcall or open with only four-cards instead of the usual five. The North hearts definitely qualify as a nice four-card suit, but I won't open any four-card major in first or second seat so as North I'd open a pedestrian 1. East's hand isn't worth an overcall with the opposite-of-nice five-card suit. South shoud respond with 1NT (this hand isn't isn't good enough for any kind of invitation, whether in diamonds or notrump). West might choose to pass since 1 pass 1NT tends to show the minors by the responder, but I think it's worth it to pre-balance to get the opponents out of 1NT. Two passes around to South who might choose to double, but with four diamonds should probably just raise partner. Two diamonds will end the auction.

West can lead his singleton heart and try to find a way to partner since he knows he will get back in with the A. The defense looks likely to take at least 6 tricks, but at matchpoints there's a big difference between +50 and +100. 1NT by South is touch-and-go as West will lead a club and then declarer can play a diamond towards the K and West should duck it, but if declarer tries again West needs to win and guess to play a spade... not at all clear without good signaling agreements. Another hand where bidding light pays off. I'll send this to my friend (and former partner) Marty Bergen. He'll be pleased.



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2 ♠K853
T842
9
♣K942
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠9762
Q953
K3
♣875
♠AT4
AKJ7
AT764
♣J
♠QJ
6
QJ852
♣AQT63
6
517
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣  ♦6 ♥5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 1 2 2♠ 1NT  ♣4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +100 3♠*-EW/3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          3.00   0.00  4 E -3   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
  100          2.00   1.00  3 E -2   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B6-Conway-Biederman
   50          1.00   2.00  3 W -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
         70    0.00   3.00  1 E      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B1-Syrett-Franklin

Larry Cohen Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
1Pass3All pass

East opens 1 and South shouldn't overcall. Seat and vulnerability factor into overcalling decisions, but as a matter of pure hand evaluation the QJ tight of spades is a bad holding unless partner has shown the suit. That coupled with opener's diamond bid makes this a non-overcall. West should take a chance and bid 1. The favorable vulnerability and the lack of wasted values (like QJ doubleton, for instance) makes this an appealing call. North passes and West has a 3 1/2 heart bid. If you can grab that from your box, go ahead. Since we're playing matchpoints, I usually take the low road. West will be relieved to be at only the 3-level.

The play is complicated beginning with the opening lead. Garozzo's rule (named for the legendary Italian bridge player Benito Garozzo) says that "When a singleton is a possible opening lead, then go for it." That said, we don't usually like to lead singletons when we have natural trump tricks. Here, though, do you have a trump trick or just length that will be drawn easily? Not wanting to lead away from an honor or wanting to give away the trump position, I might lead the 9 anyway. It looks like leading a trump might have been the winner as it often is when the opponents have only an 8-card fit, but North can't know that for sure.



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3 ♠KJ
J3
J874
♣AK642
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AT765
A2
AQ63
♣93
♠82
K974
T952
♣Q87
♠Q943
QT865
K
♣JT5
13
145
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♦5 ♠6 NT6
EW: 2 1♠ 1NT  ♣6 ♥6
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          3.00   0.00  2 S      B2-Brenner-Welter vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
         50    1.50   1.50  2 S -1   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B6-Conway-Biederman
         50    1.50   1.50  2♣ N -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
        150    0.00   3.00  3♣ N -3   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B1-Syrett-Franklin

Larry Cohen Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1Pass1NTPass
2All pass  

South passes and West opens 1. North might overcall 2, particularly at these colors, but the lack of good spot cards would prevent me from getting in the action. I know I'm a broken record saying "seat and vulnerability", but compare this hand with the one that overcalled on board 1, and see the importance of partner being a passed hand (and the opponents being mostly limited). East stretches to respond (another similarity to board 2) 1NT which I prefer to play is semi-forcing. You don't need to have a lot of agreements about semi-forcing notrump and it's very helpful to be able to play 1NT at matchpoints. West bids 2which will promise four diamonds opposite a semi-forcing notrump. For those playing 1NT forcing, I think the East hand is stuck bidding 2 and praying that partner doesn't take another call or perhaps passing the original 1 bid.

Any auction where the opponents play in declarer's second suit screams for a trump lead. I'd lead one, even with that AK staring at me. This is another deal where the play could go many ways so I won't dig in too deep. Any of declarer's lines (short of drawing trump) will probably turn out okay. If you do go down, make sure you're not blindly drawing trump without asking first if you need them to ruff out losers.



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4 ♠642
A73
QT4
♣J965
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠K8
865
AKJ7
♣A874
♠AJ75
JT9
652
♣KQ3
♠QT93
KQ42
983
♣T2
7
1511
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥5 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 2 1 2/1♠ 2NT
LoTT: 13 - 14 = -1
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          2.00   1.00  3N W -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B5-Deal-Lewis
  100          2.00   1.00  3N W -1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B2-Brenner-Welter
  100          2.00   1.00  1♠ E -1   B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        120    0.00   3.00  2N W      B6-Conway-Biederman vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth

Larry Cohen Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
1NTPass3NTAll pass

West's notrump is standard issue, though I know someone somewhere was afraid to open notrump with three small hearts. I don't know why the idea that notrump promises stoppers everywhere exists in the bridge playing world, but I haven't been able to get rid of it yet. I'm still trying. (Well, I do know--people learned a million years ago when they had rules about such things.) North passes and East should not use Stayman . With 4-3-3-3 shape, the East hand has no extra value in a suit contract and so should just bid 3NT rather than help the defenders by forcing declarer to show his shape.

North has no attractive leads. Against this auction, it's usually a good idea to lead a major, but which? I'd probably lead a spade. Which one would depend on my leading agreements with partner; top of nothing? middle? low from three? Whichever you choose is fine. Declarer will win (possibly trying the J and seeing it covered), lay down a top diamond and then play a club to the queen and take a losing diamond finesse. Will North shift to hearts now? Again this depends on leading and signaling conventions. Even if North doesn't shift to hearts, the declaring side only has 8 tricks (three diamonds, three clubs and two spades). That said, I'm sure some declarers might find a way to make it, likely with a little help from their friends.



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5 ♠76
92
AQ98654
♣Q7
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠JT9
QJ643
KJ2
♣94
♠KQ5
A75
-
♣AK86532
♠A8432
KT8
T73
♣JT
8
816
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3  ♣2 ♥2 ♠5 NT3
EW: 5♣ 4 1♠ -/2NT
       ♦4 NT5/8
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: -420 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        150    3.00   0.00  4♣ E +1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
        200    2.00   1.00  3 N -2   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B5-Deal-Lewis
        400    1.00   2.00  5♣ E      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B2-Brenner-Welter
        550    0.00   3.00  5♣* E     B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin

Larry Cohen Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 3Dbl4
PassPassDblPass
4All pass  

North's 3 would be routine not-vulnerable, but red against white preempts should be solid. The 7-2-2-2 shape might cause some to wimp out and only open 2. Over 3, the auction shown looks standard-issue. East wouldn't want to risk missing a major-suit fit (or 3NT) to insist on the club suit. South has nothing interesting, but with 3 diamonds the LAW says to raise and I follow the law. West's diamonds don't look to be worth a whole lot (if you switched the diamond suit and spade suit, I'd bid 4).

North might lead a spade (not a diamond, in spite of partner's support) to exit safely (and on very lucky days, to get a spade ruff). The deal eventually hinges on declarer's play of the hearts. Lacking the K10982, there is no way to avoid a loser in the suit. The best way to play is to lead the ace and play another. On this deal that prevents North from getting a spade ruff, but the play is better in a number of situations (imagine the singleton K or K109x in South) and it's important to visualize these types of card combinations.



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6 ♠T9
J53
AQT82
♣AT6
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠KJ2
74
96
♣KJ9853
♠A83
AKQT6
K73
♣72
♠Q7654
982
J54
♣Q4
11
816
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦6 ♥2 ♠4 NT3
EW: 4♣ 1 5 3♠ 3NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -650 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          2.50   0.50  3N E -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B5-Deal-Lewis
  100          2.50   0.50  3N E -1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
        120    1.00   2.00  2N E      B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        170    0.00   3.00  3 E +1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B2-Brenner-Welter
7 ♠AQJ542
Q
QJ5
♣AT7
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠KT976
4
K8743
♣J3
♠83
AKT9875
A
♣Q82
♠-
J632
T962
♣K9654
16
713
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 1♠  ♥5 NT5
EW: 2  ♣4 ♦5 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +110 3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          3.00   0.00  3 E -1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
        100    2.00   1.00  3♠ N -1   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B2-Brenner-Welter
        300    1.00   2.00  3♠ N -3   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        620    0.00   3.00  4 E      B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B6-Conway-Biederman
8 ♠AK6
75
J965
♣J932
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠532
KQJ86
4
♣KQT7
♠QT74
32
872
♣A864
♠J98
AT94
AKQT3
♣5
9
116
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4 2NT  ♣5 ♥6 ♠6
EW: 2♣  ♦3 ♥6 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +130 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          3.00   0.00  3 S +2   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
  130          2.00   1.00  3 S +1   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B2-Brenner-Welter
  110          0.50   2.50  3 S      B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B6-Conway-Biederman
  110          0.50   2.50  2 S +1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
9 ♠Q
QJ98
J765
♣9864
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠T6
T53
KT9
♣KJT73
♠A87432
AK2
A32
♣5
♠KJ95
764
Q84
♣AQ2
6
715
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 1 1 2♠ 1/2NT
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: -120 2NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          3.00   0.00  2♠ E -1   B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B6-Conway-Biederman
         80    2.00   1.00  1♠ E      B5-Deal-Lewis vs B2-Brenner-Welter
        110    1.00   2.00  1♠ E +1   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        140    0.00   3.00  2♠ E +1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
10 ♠84
AJ986
K
♣KJ963
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠95
Q72
A864
♣QT52
♠KT6
T5
QJT9752
♣7
♠AQJ732
K43
3
♣A84
12
86
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 6 6♠  ♦5 NT6
EW: 1  ♣0 ♥0 ♠0 NT0
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +1430 6♠-NS/6-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          3.00   0.00  4♠ N +1   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
  200          2.00   1.00  5 E -2   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
  100          0.50   2.50  4 E -1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B2-Brenner-Welter
  100          0.50   2.50  4 E -1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
11 ♠J965432
83
-
♣AK75
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠Q7
QJT742
QJT76
♣-
♠A8
A5
A85
♣QJ9643
♠KT
K96
K9432
♣T82
8
815
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: -/1♣ 3♠  ♣6/7 ♦4 ♥3 NT5
EW: 3/2 3/4
       ♣6 ♠3/4 NT6/4
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -100 4♠*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          2.50   0.50  4 W -1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
   50          2.50   0.50  3 W -1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
         50    0.50   2.50  4♠ N -1   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
         50    0.50   2.50  3♠ N -1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B2-Brenner-Welter
12 ♠J53
9862
Q9
♣T853
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠A9642
Q
7642
♣AQ6
♠T8
KT7
A853
♣J974
♠KQ7
AJ543
KJT
♣K2
3
128
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣5 ♦4 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 3 2♠ 2NT  ♥5
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    3.00   0.00  2 S -1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
        130    2.00   1.00  2 W +2   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
        200    0.50   2.50  1N S -2   B5-Deal-Lewis vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
        200    0.50   2.50  3 S -2   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B2-Brenner-Welter
13 ♠A98
QT853
32
♣A74
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠KT74
A964
J976
♣6
♠5
J2
AKQ
♣KJT9832
♠QJ632
K7
T854
♣Q5
10
814
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/- 2/1♠
       ♣4 ♦5/4 ♥7/6 NT6
EW: 3♣ 2 1NT  ♥6 ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -110 3♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          3.00   0.00  3N W -2   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B5-Deal-Lewis
  100          1.00   2.00  3N E -1   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
  100          1.00   2.00  3♣ E -1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
  100          1.00   2.00  3♣ E -1   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
14 ♠975
943
QJ4
♣T643
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠82
KJ5
9752
♣AKQ5
♠KQ
AQT76
AT3
♣972
♠AJT643
82
K86
♣J8
3
1315
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣3 ♦3 ♥3 NT3
EW: 3♣ 4 4 4NT  ♠6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -430 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        170    3.00   0.00  3 E +1   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
        420    1.50   1.50  4 E      B2-Brenner-Welter vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
        420    1.50   1.50  4 E      B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
        430    0.00   3.00  3N E +1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B5-Deal-Lewis
15 ♠84
T762
9742
♣AQ9
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠AK963
AJ
65
♣JT74
♠QT52
9843
J8
♣K53
♠J7
KQ5
AKQT3
♣862
6
136
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 2  ♣5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 1♣ 2♠  ♦4 ♥5 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +100 3♠*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        140    2.50   0.50  3♠ W      B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
        140    2.50   0.50  3♠ W      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B5-Deal-Lewis
        200    0.50   2.50  3N N -2   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
        200    0.50   2.50  5 S -2   B6-Conway-Biederman vs B1-Syrett-Franklin
16 ♠AQ954
JT7
QT
♣QT9
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠T76
Q6
A97643
♣J2
♠82
AK953
K8
♣K754
♠KJ3
842
J52
♣A863
11
713
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣6 ♦4 ♥5 NT6
EW: -/1♣ 3 2 1NT  ♣6/7 ♠6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -110 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
         50    2.50   0.50  2♠ N -1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B5-Deal-Lewis
         50    2.50   0.50  2♠ N -1   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
         90    1.00   2.00  2 W      B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B2-Brenner-Welter
        140    0.00   3.00  2 E +1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B6-Conway-Biederman
17 ♠QJ
J42
JT432
♣874
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠T763
K73
Q7
♣AT65
♠A9542
AQ85
K9
♣K3
♠K8
T96
A865
♣QJ92
5
916
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥2 ♠2 NT2
EW: 2♣ 1 5 5♠ 2NT
LoTT: 15 - 18 = -3
Par: -450 5♠-EW/5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.00   0.00  3N E -1   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B6-Conway-Biederman
        170    2.00   1.00  2♠ E +2   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
        200    1.00   2.00  3♠ E +2   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B2-Brenner-Welter
        450    0.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B5-Deal-Lewis
18 ♠KQ865
8763
-
♣AK86
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠A9432
94
Q973
♣QJ
♠T7
J2
K8642
♣9432
♠J
AKQT5
AJT5
♣T75
12
94
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 1 6 4♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦5 ♥1 ♠3 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +1430 6-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          2.00   1.00  4 S +2   B3-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman
  680          2.00   1.00  4 S +2   B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth vs B2-Brenner-Welter
  680          2.00   1.00  4 S +2   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B6-Conway-Biederman
  230          0.00   3.00  3 S +3   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B5-Deal-Lewis
19 ♠J86
JT862
KT2
♣43
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠T73
-
QJ94
♣AKQ982
♠52
A954
A753
♣T76
♠AKQ94
KQ73
86
♣J5
5
128
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 -/1♠  ♣3 ♦3 ♠6/7 NT4
EW: 4♣ 4 2NT  ♥5 ♠5
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -130 4-EW/4♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          3.00   0.00  3♠ S      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
         50    2.00   1.00  3♠ S -1   B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B5-Deal-Lewis
        130    1.00   2.00  3♣ W +1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
        150    0.00   3.00  4♣ W +1   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B6-Conway-Biederman
20 ♠9752
K
986432
♣J7
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AT84
AJT9
QT5
♣QT
♠KJ6
82
AKJ7
♣AK65
♠Q3
Q76543
-
♣98432
4
1319
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦0 ♥3 ♠0 NT0
EW: 4♣ 7 3/4 7/6♠ 7NT
LoTT: 16 - 14 = +2
Par: -2220 7NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          3.00   0.00  6♣* E -2  B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B5-Deal-Lewis
  100          2.00   1.00  6N E -1   B2-Brenner-Welter vs B6-Conway-Biederman
        660    1.00   2.00  3N W +2   B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
        690    0.00   3.00  3N E +3   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
21 ♠A842
K543
53
♣754
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠Q6
A972
KT976
♣KQ
♠95
QJ86
AJ842
♣98
♠KJT73
T
Q
♣AJT632
7
148
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4♠  ♦4 ♥4 NT6
EW: 3 3  ♣3 ♠3 NT6
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +300 5*-EW/5*-EW-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          3.00   0.00  4♠ S      B8-Doyle-Resnick vs B7-Marquez-Olson-Forsyth
  130          2.00   1.00  3♣ S +1   B1-Syrett-Franklin vs B3-Carrier-Kobayashi
  100          1.00   2.00  4 W -2   B4-Arneill-Brown-Kaufman vs B5-Deal-Lewis
        110    0.00   3.00  3 W      B2-Brenner-Welter vs B6-Conway-Biederman