- Wednesday Aft - November 6, 2019

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Field strength:  Mean: 16 MP  Geomean: 8 MP
(based on 10 players, 6 non ACBL players ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Betty McMahan - Owen Smith 62.70 1st A 0.48
Bert Fickerson - Ernestine Fickerson 61.11 2nd A 0.34
Katarina Bernbaum - Miki Thompson 53.97 2nd B 0.25
Marianne Prudhome - Ruff Smith 50.00 3rd B 0.18
EVENT>49er Pairs               |SESSION>Wednesday Aft|SECTION> B
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DATE>November 6, 2019   |CLUB NO.>131102    | 11/06/2019 15:54
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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=7/C=5                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Ruff Smith             Marianne Prudhome        C    .     3     2     31.50  50.00  0.18(B)
 2 Jessica Harris         Yvonne Graczyk           C    .     .     .     27.00  42.86
 3 Marc Welter            Suzanne Brenner          C    .     .     .     30.50  48.41
 4 Ernestine Fickerson    Bert Fickerson           A    2     .     .     38.50  61.11  0.34(A)
 5 Betty McMahan          Owen Smith               C    1     1     1     39.50  62.70  0.48(A)
 6 Robert Carrier         Joy Kobayashi            B    .     .     .     27.00  42.86
 7 Miki Thompson          Katarina Bernbaum        B    3     2     .     34.00  53.97  0.25(B)
 8 Dana Johnson           Chris Johnson            C    .     .     .     24.00  38.10
                                          Totals                         252.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠J5
AK43
J4
♣QT974
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠A4
T2
A7652
♣AK62
♠KQT987
J98
Q3
♣85
♠632
Q765
KT98
♣J3
11
158
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♦5 ♠3 NT4
EW: 2 3♠ 3NT  ♣5 ♥5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -400 3NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          3.00   0.00  3 W -2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        170    2.00   1.00  2♠ E +2   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        200    0.50   2.50  3♠ E +2   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
        200    0.50   2.50  2♠ E +3   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson

Michael Berkowitz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass2Pass
4All pass  

North might think about opening light, but shouldn't with two jacks in short suits and a difficult rebid problem. East opens 2 in second seat which should always be a reasonably solid preempt. South passes and West, knowing that partner should have a decent to good weak 2-bid should jump to 4. Yes, West could ask partner about her hand, but the more information you reveal, the more you run the risk of helping the opponents on lead and play.

South has no great lead options. I would probably try a red suit, although looking at all four hands, I'd lead a black suit. If South does find a trump lead, East has to plan the diamond play carefully. It's best not to waste an entry to play for the K onside. Instead, lead a low diamond at trick two and then the A and another diamond later, using the club entries to win the established trick. This might all be academic as most defenders will either start with a diamond (giving up a lot of tricks) or a heart and heart continuation. This is another deal where you should ignore the double-dummy which requires a club lead to break up entries. The field may only take 9 tricks, but that's likely a result of declarer error rather than the killing lead.



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2 ♠A86
KT9765
J
♣962
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠975
Q2
8652
♣AKT5
♠QT432
J
AKQT97
♣7
♠KJ
A843
43
♣QJ843
8
912
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3  ♦3 ♠3 NT5
EW: 3 3♠  ♣5 ♥3 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 20 = -2
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          2.00   1.00  4♠ E -1   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
   50          2.00   1.00  5 E -1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
   50          2.00   1.00  4 E -1   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        150    0.00   3.00  2 E +3   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum

Michael Berkowitz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
2?  

I love deals where any contract and result are possible. I could see East-West reaching 2, 3 or 4. I could see North-South reaching 3 or 4. I could see any of these contracts making or going down, and maybe doubled. Let's jump in with the first decision: should East open 1 or 1. If the diamonds were clubs instead, I'd open 1. However, here there is a decent chance that partner bids 1NT (or the opponents bid to 2 before it gets back to you) and this hand isn't strong enough to reverse so I think it's better to open 1. South passes and West raises to 2. North might choose to get in the action here, even at these colors, with what's called an OBAR bid. OBAR (Opponents Bid and Raise) bids are bids that could be competitive if partner has a lot or just lead directing. Once the opponents have raised a suit to the two-level, 3 will push them up a level (like a direct-seat balancing bid) or possibly help your side buy the auction. East will compete probably, possibly to 4 (All he needs is KJx in spades for game to have play).

The auction will likely dictate the lead, but let's look at the lead/defensive problems faced by South in some number of spades and then by East in some number of hearts. If South makes a normal-looking Q lead, declarer can take 10 tricks. Only the A lead will hold the contract to 9 tricks, but I'm not sure I'd lead that unless partner bid 3 (another win for the overcall). Against 4 or 4x, East will lead the A and face a decision. If partner doubled, it's likely he has tricks somewhere. It might be right to find the killing club shift, but if partner passes 4, it's hard to imagine not cashing another diamond. Now declarer will make 10 tricks by trying to cash the A, playing three rounds of spades (ruffing the third), drawing the last trump and leading a club to the Q. West will be endplayed into leading either a diamond or a club. Deals like this are a lot of fun, unless you wind up on the wrong end of 590 or 790.



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3 ♠KQJ3
AQT5
K63
♣52
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠65
K764
AQ
♣A9843
♠AT87
J98
J974
♣Q6
♠942
32
T852
♣KJT7
15
138
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1 2/1♠ 1NT  ♥6
EW: -/1
       ♣6 ♦5/6 ♥6/7 ♠5 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +110 2♠-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          3.00   0.00  1N N +1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
  110          2.00   1.00  2♠ S      B5-McMahan-Smith vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
         50    1.00   2.00  1N N -1   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
        150    0.00   3.00  2 N -3   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum

Michael Berkowitz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1Dbl1Pass
1NTAll pass  

Here's a deal where I think we'll find some consensus in the auction. South passes and West opens 1. North makes a takeout double and East bids 1. South is relieved to be able to pass and West bids 1NT. North should not be interested in continuing the auction even with a little bit extra. North should know that partner will still have a chance to balance if she has anything worth saying. East also passes and South should also pass with her only points in declarer's club suit.

North leads the K and after that your guess is as good as mine. Declarer probably ducks, but should North continue and set up dummy's spade trick? If she should switch, which suit should she try? Nothing at all is clear and I imagine the play will go differently at each table. South's club position will certainly frustrate declarer who may go down one or scrape by. It's an interesting problem for South if declarer plays a club to the Q and K and later tries a low club from dummy--it's not clear whether or not to split. It makes an interesting case for whether East should bid or not at these colors. Passing risks -90 or -120 but bidding puts -100 on the table. I would bid anyway, but I would be happier to be nonvulnerable.



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4 ♠KQT4
A986
QT
♣A84
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠A85
32
AJ84
♣QT93
♠72
J754
97652
♣J5
♠J963
KQT
K3
♣K762
15
112
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 4♠ 2NT  ♦6
EW: 1  ♣4 ♥4/3 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +620 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          2.50   0.50  4♠ N      B3-Welter-Brenner vs B5-McMahan-Smith
  620          2.50   0.50  4♠ N      B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        100    1.00   2.00  3N N -1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
        200    0.00   3.00  3N N -2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B2-Harris-Graczyk

Michael Berkowitz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass1NTPass2
Pass2Pass3NT
Pass4All pass 

West comes close to an opening bid. Some partnerships are opening all 11 counts, although vulnerability might scare some of them. If you reordered the honors by putting the Q in with the diamonds, I'd be happier. Anyway, I think it's a pass so North gets to open 1NT. South will use Stayman and then bid a game. North will correct to spades, knowing that partner used Stayman for a reason.

The play in 4 is dull. Declarer loses one club, one diamond and one spade trick. If East leads a low diamond and dummy plays low, West's best play is to put in the J. Of course, on this deal, even making the wrong play of the ace doesn't give anything away. Next board. If this doesn't result in 620 at every table, nothing ever will.



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5 ♠QT97
72
T654
♣J84
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠J53
AKJ86
AQ72
♣2
♠A64
Q53
J83
♣AK65
♠K82
T94
K9
♣QT973
3
1514
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦2 ♥2 ♠4 NT2
EW: 2♣ 5 5 3♠ 5NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -460 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        420    3.00   0.00  4 W      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
        450    2.00   1.00  4 W +1   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B5-McMahan-Smith
        480    0.50   2.50  4 W +2   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        480    0.50   2.50  4 W +2   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum

Michael Berkowitz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass1Pass
1Pass1NTPass
2Pass2Pass
4All pass  

North passes and East opens 1 with a flat 14-count. South passes and West bids 1 with East rebidding 1NT. People get new minor forcing confused constantly. This is a convention by the responder. I get asked, "but how does the opener know whether responder has four or five hearts?" The answer is that opener doesn't, but it's not their problem. If responder wants to know if opener has three-card support, responder will bid New Minor Forcing to ask. That's exactly what happens here and opener bids 2. West shouldn't offer a choice of games with so much shape, although it might have worked on this deal. .

Against 4, North might lead either a diamond or a spade. Declarer counts her losers and has two spade losers and potentially 2 diamond losers. She can get rid of the spade loser on the AK. If she plays diamonds carefully, she will only lose one diamond trick. On a spade lead declarer wins the lead (or ducks a round, it doesn't really matter) and draws three rounds of trump. Now she cashes the AK to pitch a spade. Lastly declarer leads a LOW diamond towards the AQ. This will result in only one loser against Kx or stiff K onside or Kxx offside. If you lead the J, you'll lose an extra trick.



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6 ♠53
8543
AK7
♣J753
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠QT9
Q72
QJT3
♣T86
♠J6
KJT9
85
♣AQ942
♠AK8742
A6
9642
♣K
8
711
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 2♠  ♣5 ♥5 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1  ♦4 ♠4 NT5
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +110 2♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          2.00   1.00  2♠ S +1   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B5-McMahan-Smith
  140          2.00   1.00  2♠ S +1   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
  140          2.00   1.00  2♠ S +1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
  110          0.00   3.00  2♠ S      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
7 ♠AJ5
KQ5
974
♣Q975
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠Q7643
AT
AT8
♣AT3
♠K8
87
QJ32
♣KJ842
♠T92
J96432
K65
♣6
12
1410
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣1 ♦1 ♥6 ♠3 NT2
EW: 5♣ 5 4♠ 3NT  ♥6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1100          3.00   0.00  5♣* E -4  B5-McMahan-Smith vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
  100          2.00   1.00  3♣ E -1   B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        110    1.00   2.00  3♣ E      B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        120    0.00   3.00  2N E      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B3-Welter-Brenner
8 ♠KQ53
K54
Q7
♣Q964
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠86
AQJT8
K52
♣J83
♠AJ4
93
AJ94
♣AK75
♠T972
762
T863
♣T2
12
1117
0
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦3 ♥2 ♠4 NT2
EW: 4♣ 4 5 3♠ 5NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -460 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        110    3.00   0.00  2♣ W +1   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        150    2.00   1.00  2♠ N -3   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
        400    1.00   2.00  3N E      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        420    0.00   3.00  4 W      B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
9 ♠A983
AQ
AT87
♣832
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠K5
KJ64
965
♣AT96
♠J642
973
KQJ4
♣J7
♠QT7
T852
32
♣KQ54
14
118
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ -/1 1 2♠ 1NT  ♦6/7
EW:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥6 ♠5 NT6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          3.00   0.00  2 W -2   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
  120          2.00   1.00  1N S +1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B3-Welter-Brenner
  110          1.00   2.00  1♠ N +1   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
         50    0.00   3.00  1N S -1   B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
10 ♠76
J
AQJ943
♣J743
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠JT8
KT62
KT762
♣T
♠543
Q53
85
♣AKQ62
♠AKQ92
A9874
-
♣985
9
711
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 1 2♠ 1NT  ♣6
EW:  ♣4 ♦3 ♥6 ♠3 NT5
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  600          3.00   0.00  3N N      B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
  170          2.00   1.00  3♠ S +1   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
        100    1.00   2.00  3 N -1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        200    0.00   3.00  3♠ S -2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
11 ♠AK54
J4
KQ43
♣AK7
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠9832
KQ83
J6
♣J53
♠QT6
A7
AT2
♣QT864
♠J7
T9652
9875
♣92
20
712
1
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1  ♣6 ♠6 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1♠ 1NT  ♦4 ♥5
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +90 2-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.00   0.00  1N E -1   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
         50    1.50   1.50  2N N -1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B3-Welter-Brenner
         50    1.50   1.50  1♣ N -1   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
        150    0.00   3.00  2N N -3   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
12 ♠93
K876
KQ654
♣K4
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠5
T9
82
♣AJT87532
♠JT74
AQJ2
AT3
♣96
♠AKQ862
543
J97
♣Q
11
512
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 1  ♣2 ♠6 NT4
EW: 5♣  ♦6 ♥6 ♠6/5 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -400 5♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          3.00   0.00  3♠ S +1   B5-McMahan-Smith vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
         90    2.00   1.00  1N E      B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
        130    1.00   2.00  4♣ W      B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        150    0.00   3.00  3♣ W +2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
13 ♠KJ2
AJ62
AK543
♣A
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠5
KT5
QJT
♣J76543
♠AQT864
83
876
♣T9
♠973
Q974
92
♣KQ82
20
76
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3/2 4/3 3/1♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣4/5 ♦4 ♥1/3 ♠4 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +630 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          3.00   0.00  4 S +1   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B3-Welter-Brenner
  600          2.00   1.00  3N N      B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
        100    1.00   2.00  3N N -1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        200    0.00   3.00  3N N -2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B5-McMahan-Smith
14 ♠QJ7
J54
KJT3
♣Q52
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠63
Q632
Q86
♣AJ87
♠AKT94
AKT9
-
♣T964
♠852
87
A97542
♣K3
10
914
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣1 ♥1 ♠1 NT3
EW: 6♣ 6 6♠ 1NT  ♦6
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -980 6♠-EW/6-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        140    2.50   0.50  3 E      B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        140    2.50   0.50  2 E +1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
        200    1.00   2.00  3 E +2   B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
        450    0.00   3.00  4 E +1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B5-McMahan-Smith
15 ♠AQ8754
J8
Q
♣KJ74
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠KT63
KQ3
K932
♣53
♠2
T754
8765
♣QT92
♠J9
A962
AJT4
♣A86
13
112
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 2 2/3 5♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣2/3 ♦4 ♥4 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +650 5♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          3.00   0.00  4♠ N +1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B5-McMahan-Smith
  630          2.00   1.00  3N S +1   B6-Carrier-Kobayashi vs B1-Smith-Prudhome
  600          0.50   2.50  3N S      B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B3-Welter-Brenner
  600          0.50   2.50  3N S      B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
16 ♠KQT863
42
Q64
♣64
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠754
Q6
KT973
♣J85
♠-
AKJ953
A85
♣AT72
♠AJ92
T87
J2
♣KQ93
7
616
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣3 ♦1 ♥2 NT4
EW: 4♣ 5 5 1NT  ♠5
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -500 5♠*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          3.00   0.00  3♠ N      B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B5-McMahan-Smith
         50    2.00   1.00  3♠ N -1   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
        620    1.00   2.00  4 E      B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
        680    0.00   3.00  4 E +2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
17 ♠Q875
75
AKQ43
♣96
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠K32
QJT2
875
♣J43
♠A6
AK643
J62
♣K52
♠JT94
98
T9
♣AQT87
11
715
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 3♠  ♥5 NT6
EW: 1  ♣5 ♦4 ♠3 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          3.00   0.00  4 E -3   B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
  140          2.00   1.00  3♠ N      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
   50          0.50   2.50  3 E -1   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B5-McMahan-Smith
   50          0.50   2.50  2 E -1   B3-Welter-Brenner vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
18 ♠753
632
Q63
♣AJ42
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠A62
T98754
K8
♣76
♠KQ4
KQ
T754
♣QT53
♠JT98
AJ
AJ92
♣K98
7
712
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♥4 ♠6 NT4
EW: 3 1NT  ♣6 ♦6 ♠6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.00   0.00  2 E -1   B7-Thompson-Bernbaum vs B2-Harris-Graczyk
        140    1.00   2.00  3 W      B3-Welter-Brenner vs B4-Fickerson-Fickerson
        140    1.00   2.00  3 W      B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        140    1.00   2.00  1 W +2   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B5-McMahan-Smith
19 ♠AK9
7
K7
♣AKQT864
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠T632
K63
AJ965
♣3
♠J74
QJT98
Q8
♣J52
♠Q85
A542
T432
♣97
19
87
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 1 2♠ 5NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣1 ♦6 ♠4 NT1
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          3.00   0.00  4 E -5   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
  430          2.00   1.00  3N N +1   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
  420          1.00   2.00  5♣ N +1   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B3-Welter-Brenner
  170          0.00   3.00  3♣ N +3   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B5-McMahan-Smith
20 ♠9
KQT82
AK7
♣7432
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AKJ82
A743
3
♣AK6
♠Q7543
J95
T94
♣T5
♠T6
6
QJ8652
♣QJ98
12
193
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2  ♥5 ♠3 NT5
EW: 2 4♠ 1NT  ♣4 ♦5
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        620    2.50   0.50  4♠ W      B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
        620    2.50   0.50  4♠ W      B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B5-McMahan-Smith
        650    0.50   2.50  4♠ W +1   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        650    0.50   2.50  4♠ W +1   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
21 ♠96
AQJ7
AT7532
♣8
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠J872
84
KQ8
♣AQJ3
♠AQ
9653
96
♣T7654
♠KT543
KT2
J4
♣K92
11
136
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4 2/3 1♠  ♣4 NT6
EW: 2♣  ♦3 ♥4 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +140 3-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          3.00   0.00  2N S +1   B2-Harris-Graczyk vs B6-Carrier-Kobayashi
  130          2.00   1.00  2 N +2   B1-Smith-Prudhome vs B3-Welter-Brenner
        200    0.50   2.50  4 N -2   B8-Johnson-Johnson vs B7-Thompson-Bernbaum
        200    0.50   2.50  3 N -2   B4-Fickerson-Fickerson vs B5-McMahan-Smith