- Monday Aft - June 5, 2017

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Field strength:  Mean: 1366 MP  Geomean: 911 MP
(based on 24 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Helen Rubin - Mitsuo Tatsugawa 62.59 1st A 1.20
Brad Dow - Marion Keyworth 56.67 2nd A 0.84
Barbara Deasy - Bee Melendez 55.56 3rd A 0.60
Ewan Eby - Thomas Eby 53.70 4/5th A 0.33
Betty Jackson - Deborah Davis 53.70 4/5th A 0.33
EVENT>Monday Afternoon Pairs   |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> D
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DATE>June 5, 2017       |CLUB NO.>217133    | 06/05/2017 16:07
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DIR> Larry Slayton   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
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AVE>   67.5 |TOP>   5 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/500  |CLUB>Monday Duplicate Pairs
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=12/B=7/C=3                      ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
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 1 Sharyn Siebert         Trulee Ricketts          B    .     .     .     69.50  51.48
 2 Helen Rubin            Mitsuo Tatsugawa         A    1     .     .     84.50  62.59  1.20(A)
 3 Fred Quadros           Ron Coffee               B    .     .     .     65.00  48.15
 4 Shirley Temple         Jackie Stewart           A    .     .     .     59.50  44.07
 5 Judy Lesieutre         Nancy Borucki            A    .     .     .     59.50  44.07
 6 Marion Keyworth        Brad Dow                 B    2     1     .     76.50  56.67  0.84(A)
 7 William Shellooe       David Maddox             C    .     .     .     71.00  52.59
 8 Deborah Davis          Betty Jackson            A   4/5    .     .     72.50  53.70  0.33(A)
 9 Bee Melendez           Barbara Deasy            C    3     2     1     75.00  55.56  0.60(A)
10 Dorothy Cody           Alexander Henderson      A    .     .     .     51.00  37.78
11 Barbara Alexander      Suzanne Snyder           C    .     .     .     53.50  39.63
12 Thomas Eby             Ewan Eby                 B   4/5    3     .     72.50  53.70  0.33(A)
                                          Totals                         810.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠AKJ8765
-
9
♣AKQ73
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠Q
Q863
JT53
♣J854
♠T32
KJT52
K84
♣T6
♠94
A974
AQ762
♣92
17
67
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 3 7♠ 7NT  ♥6
EW:  ♣1 ♦3 ♥6 ♠0 NT0
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: +1520 7NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1510          5.00   0.00  7♠ N      D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
  980          2.50   2.50  6♠ N      D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
  980          2.50   2.50  6♠ N      D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  980          2.50   2.50  6♠ N      D8-Davis-Jackson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  980          2.50   2.50  6♠ N      D12-Eby-Eby vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
  510          0.00   5.00  4♠ N +3   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D11-Alexander-Snyder

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North can certainly justify opening 2 with a "two loser" hand, but it's notoriously difficult to show two-suited hands when the bidding starts at the two level. If North opens 1, South isn't strong enough to go to the two level and will bid 1NT at most tables. North jump-shifts to 3 and South quite reasonably bids 3NT with stoppers in both red suits. Now North can use Gerber and check for any missing aces, settling at 6 at most tables. Sure, if you can see all four hands, it's easy to bid 7NT--the diamond finesse works and spades come in effortlessly: this time.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 2Pass2
Pass2Pass3
Pass4Pass5
Pass6All pass 

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1-2, 4, 11, and 13.

The Bidding: North has an incredible 7-5 hand. Opening a Strong 2 Clubs with a 2-suited hand risks preemption, making it difficult to show both suits at a reasonable level. Here, North's trick taking power reduces North's fear of preemption. On the other hand, North's spade length, heart void and diamond shortness make it highly unlikely a 1 opening would be passed out.

At most tables, North will open 2. South meets the requirements for responding 3 showing 8+ points, 5+ diamonds, and 2 of the top 3 diamond honors. The downside of responding 3 is the room it consumes. With a 2-suited hand, responding 2 Diamonds Waiting seems best. After North shows their spade suit and South shows their diamond suit, North bids 4. To bypass 3NT, North must have extra strength and/or shape. South, with 2½ quick tricks, is too strong to offer 4 as the final contract. What would a 4NT bid by South mean in your partnership? Is it natural, Roman Keycard for spades, or RKC for clubs? As Karen Walker discusses in her "The 12 Habits of Highly Effective Bidders" article, don't bid 4NT if you don't have a firm agreement. One possibility is bidding 4. Responder wouldn't bid 4 as an offer to play. It must be a slam try. There isn't room for Exclusion . If playing Double Roman Key Card , North can learn the partnership is missing the Queen, and settle in 6.

Because bidding may be awkward over a 4 slam try, many will prefer a pragmatic 5 slam try or 5NT Pick-a-Slam . All routes lead to 6.

The Play: The "8 Ever, 9 Never" adage suggests playing for the Queen to drop. When the Queen falls singleton, declarer has 12 tricks. When declarer runs their spades, West must guard clubs. So West can keep just 2 red cards. If West pitches all their diamonds, they can guard the second round of hearts. When declarer cashes their high clubs, they learn the clubs aren't running. On the 3rd club, East must bare one of their Kings. Baring the diamond King gives declarer 13 tricks. So East will bare the King. Dummy will come down to A9 A or A AQ. West will come down to Q8 J or Q J J. Declarer needs to be confident in their card reading to risk the finesse against the King. If West doesn't pitch all their diamonds, declarer scores all the tricks by squeezing East in the red suit.



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2 ♠83
K53
76
♣QJT642
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠AKQT92
Q4
T542
♣7
♠6
J82
AKJ3
♣AK953
♠J754
AT976
Q98
♣8
6
1116
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦1 ♥5 ♠2 NT3
EW: 2♣ 4 1 5♠ 4NT
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -450 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.00   0.00  3N E -2   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
   50          3.50   1.50  4♠ W -1   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
   50          3.50   1.50  4♠ W -1   D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
        130    2.00   3.00  3 E +1   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D10-Cody-Henderson
        420    1.00   4.00  4♠ W      D12-Eby-Eby vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
        430    0.00   5.00  3N E +1   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1 and will have no trouble reversing to 2 over partner's 1 response. West ignores those minors and bids game in spades: it's nice to hear that partner has points to complement his great spade suit. If hearts are the opening lead. the J sets up to shag a diamond loser; the other diamond loser goes on the K--11 tricks coming up. An opening diamond lead would make it harder to play, as will the more likely Q.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
1Pass2Pass
21Pass3Pass
3Pass3NTPass
4All pass  
  1. artificial and forcing

The Bidding: Steve Robinson's article on opening with 5 clubs and 4 diamonds reflects the lack of consensus in the expert community on how to handle East's distribution. East has the strength to Reverse over a 1 response, but is a bit light to reverse over a 1 response. Opening 1 and rebidding 2 could easily lead to playing in the wrong strain. Opening 1 would give East an awkward rebid over a 1 response. My preference is to open 1 planning to reverse over a 1 response and tell a bit of lie with a 2 rebid over a 1 response.

South doesn't have the strength for a takeout double. Overcalling 1 risks losing the spade suit. Most will pass. West responds 1. North has nothing to say. East rebids 2 despite the lack of a 6th club.

As discussed in my "Third Suit Forcing" article, many expert partnerships use the cheapest unbid suit as an artificial bid to differentiate between invitational and game forcing hands. With that understanding, West can jump to 3 to invite game or bid an artificial 2 and then bid spades to show a game forcing hand with long spades. West's club shortness and lack of outside entries are negatives. West's spade length and strength suggest forcing to game. Forcing to game seems best with 6 potential spade tricks. So West bids an artificial 2, 3rd Suit Forcing . East shows their diamond suit. West's 3 bid shows a game forcing hand with 5+ spades. East offers 3NT as the final contract. The above auction suggests East has 6+ clubs and 4+ diamonds. East's 3NT shows at least a partial heart stopper. That leaves little room for spades in East's hand. Opposite a singleton, there is a 54% chance spades are running. A spade void would be a disaster in 3NT. If spades run and East has quick tricks in the minors, 3NT may score better than 4. Trump power may be needed to stop hearts or establish East's clubs. Ruffs may provide the tempo to establish diamond tricks. Bidding 4 seems best.

The Play in 3NT: South's standard lead is the 10, top of an interior sequence. Declarer calls for a low heart from dummy to guarantee a heart stopper. North can place declarer with the Jack, but doesn't know who holds the Ace. Playing the King gives declarer a trick if declarer has AJx. If declarer has Jx, rising with the King allows the defense to run hearts. Playing the King risks the Queen becoming an entry to dummy's spades. Encouraging with the 5 seems best. Declarer wins the Jack. Declarer cashes the King (or Ace) as a Safety Play against South holding the singleton Queen. Declarer's attempt to drop the Jack fails. At this point, declarer has 8 tricks. Declarer's finesse against the Queen fails. Now the defense can score 1 + 4 + 1 for a 2 trick set. A declarer who can see through the backs of the cards would finesse against South for the Jack and score 10 tricks.

The Play in 4: North may lead a club, hoping South is void. A heart lead is attractive. On a club lead, declarer wins. Declarer cashes their top spades. When North shows out on the 3rd round of spades, declarer has a spade loser. Declarer knows 3NT contracts may fail if the Queen is offside. If diamonds cooperate, 3NT will score 10 tricks. Taking 11 tricks in 4 will score very well. Declarer cashes a high diamond and discards a heart on dummy's club winner. South isn't eager to be on lead. So South discards an encouraging heart rather than ruff with their master trump. Declarer returns to hand with a club ruff, and loses the finesse against the Queen. The defense scores a heart, a spade, and a diamond to hold declarer to 10 tricks.

On a heart lead, the defense scores 2 heart tricks. Declarers who cannot see through the backs of the cards will lose a spade. Declarer doesn't need the diamond finesse. Declarer discards their diamond losers on a heart winner and a club winner. Declarer has 10 tricks.



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3 ♠KJT3
K5
A63
♣KQT9
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠A74
3
J8752
♣8765
♠Q82
Q9876
QT
♣J32
♠965
AJT42
K94
♣A4
16
57
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3 5 5♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥2 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +450 5♠-NS/5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          4.50   0.50  3N S +2   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  460          4.50   0.50  3N S +2   D12-Eby-Eby vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
  430          3.00   2.00  3N S +1   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  400          2.00   3.00  3N S      D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
         50    1.00   4.00  3N S -1   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        100    0.00   5.00  6♠ N -2   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

3NT will be virtually the universal contract for N-S. They have no eight card major suit fit but plenty of points. An opening diamond lead will be particularly unhelpful--and then the spade honors are the opposite of what declarer would wish. At least the J falls. Even holding up on the diamond stopper won't help a lot when West has the A. And then there's the rotten heart break...



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4 ♠86
AKJ8
KQ8
♣JT53
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠4
9742
64
♣KQ9876
♠AQT73
QT53
T72
♣2
♠KJ952
6
AJ953
♣A4
14
58
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 5 1 4♠ 5/4NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦2 ♥4 ♠3 NT2
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +660 5NT-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  630          4.50   0.50  3N S +1   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
  630          4.50   0.50  3N S +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  600          3.00   2.00  3N S      D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  130          2.00   3.00  3 S +1   D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
  110          1.00   4.00  2 S +1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
        300    0.00   5.00  5 S -3   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D8-Davis-Jackson

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. East just might overcall that nice spade suit--which will lead to N-S finding a NT fit all the sooner since it's unlikely that South will decide to pass and set up a penalty double situation. If East passes, South will bid spades and North 1NT. This is a hand for New Minor Forcing , so South makes the artificial bid of 2, North bids 2 ("I don't have three spades but I do have four hearts.") and South will now bid the NT game. If East leads the 7 and North uses the Rule of Eleven, he'll play low from the dummy, knowing that his 8 will win.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass11Pass
PassDblAll pass 

The Bidding: West isn't eager to preempt 3 vulnerable on a 6-card suit. After North opens 1, East has a choice between passing, overcalling 1, and making a takeout double. Typically, 13 Support Points are needed for a takeout double. Overcalling 1 risks losing the heart suit. Overcalling 1 is attractive because it is obstructive, constructive, and lead directional.

Playing Negative Doubles , a penalty double of 1 isn't available. The way for South to penalize 1 is to pass, hoping North reopens with a double. North has the right shape to balance with a double. South passes, converting North's balancing takeout oriented double for penalty.

South clearly believes 1 by East doubled is a good place for North-South to play. West is inclined to agree. North's reopening double suggests 2 or less spades. So North has at least 4 clubs. West has good club texture, but 2 is a level higher. An SOS redouble with a doubleton diamond and a weak 4-card heart suit is risky. Sadly, passing seems best.

The Play: South is likely to lead the Ace. When dummy tables, North and South know there is no upside to continuing clubs. So an attitude signal isn't necessary. Should North signal Count or Suit Preference ? A good defensive agreement is to use the signal partner needs. Here, a Suit Preference signal is clearly helpful. North plays a high club to suggest a heart shift. North cashes the King and Ace. On the second round of hearts, South discards an encouraging diamond. North leads a heart for South to ruff. South cashes the Ace and leads a diamond to North's Queen. To achieve a 4 trick set for +1100, North must lead a spade to prevent a diamond ruff. A heart return gives South a 2nd ruff for +800. Declarer should conceal the 2 to make it more difficult for North to judge the diamond distribution.

Don't let going for a number after a 1 overcall deter you from making obstructive, lead directional overcalls. Straining to overcall 1 after a 1 opening or 2 after a 1 opening is winning bridge.



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5 ♠J8763
KJ
Q
♣T9853
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KQ
A6543
9652
♣A6
♠A94
T92
KJ8
♣QJ42
♠T52
Q87
AT743
♣K7
7
1311
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣5 ♦4 ♥3 NT4
EW: 1♣ 3 4 3NT  ♠6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -420 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          5.00   0.00  4 W -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        140    4.00   1.00  2 W +1   D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        170    3.00   2.00  3 W +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D10-Cody-Henderson
        300    2.00   3.00  3♠ N -3   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        420    0.50   4.50  4 W      D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        420    0.50   4.50  4 W      D12-Eby-Eby vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

When West opens 1, East may want to use Drury to show a limit raise. With 13 HCP, West may well be happy to sign off. The hand plays friendly with the club finesse on as well as the Q--and trump even break. But bid this game? Not likely.



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6 ♠AT5
AKJ74
T65
♣K8
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠43
3
AKJ97
♣AQ963
♠Q96
T8652
42
♣T42
♠KJ872
Q9
Q83
♣J75
15
142
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2/3 3♠ 1/4NT  ♣4 ♦4/5
EW: 3♣  ♦6 ♥4/3 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +430 4NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          5.00   0.00  3♠ S +1   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
  140          4.00   1.00  3♠ S      D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
  110          3.00   2.00  2 N      D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  100          1.50   3.50  3♣ W -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D8-Davis-Jackson
  100          1.50   3.50  3♣ W -1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
         50    0.00   5.00  4♠ S -1   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D4-Temple-Stewart

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Hopeful, West opens 1, North overcalls 1 and East passes. South can tolerate hearts, so will bid 1--which North should enthusiastically raise. Alas, the reasonable spade game won't work when East gets a diamond ruff.



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7 ♠QT2
863
QJ876
♣T3
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠AK53
-
A5432
♣KJ94
♠J976
KQ972
K9
♣Q6
♠84
AJT54
T
♣A8752
5
1511
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦4/5 ♥5 ♠2 NT4
EW: 2♣ 2 2 5♠ 3NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -650 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          4.50   0.50  3N W -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  100          4.50   0.50  5♠ E -1   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        170    3.00   2.00  3♠ E +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        620    1.50   3.50  4♠ W      D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
        620    1.50   3.50  4♠ W      D12-Eby-Eby vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        650    0.00   5.00  4♠ E +1   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West opens 1 and rebids 1 over East's 1 response. When West bids 1 now, East can make a limit raise to 3 and West will be delighted to accept. Happily, trump breaks. But there's a lot to do with all those minor suit losers in the West hand. Don't draw trump and then try to figure this hand out. Make a plan!



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8 ♠T8
87642
AJ2
♣KQ5
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠A73
AJ5
6
♣AT7632
♠KQ942
KQ93
975
♣8
♠J65
T
KQT843
♣J94
10
1310
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣3 ♥3 ♠0 NT3
EW: 3♣ 3 6♠ 1NT  ♦5
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -980 6♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    4.50   0.50  4 S -2   D12-Eby-Eby vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        100    4.50   0.50  4* N -1  D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        170    2.50   2.50  3♠ E +1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        170    2.50   2.50  2♠ E +2   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
        420    1.00   4.00  4♠ E      D10-Cody-Henderson vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        480    0.00   5.00  4♠ E +2   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D4-Temple-Stewart

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West opens 1 and East responds 1. Will South preempt in diamonds? Not vulnerable, he might--and that will complicate life for the opponents. If South passes, West rebids 2 and East shows his hearts. West prefers spades and if East invites, West should bid the game with his excellent distribution. Clubs even break to provide lots of tricks after a couple of ruffs.



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9 ♠T964
T962
J7
♣J86
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠AQ
KQ84
A854
♣AK2
♠K75
J
K932
♣T9754
♠J832
A753
QT6
♣Q3
2
227
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥3 ♠3 NT3
EW: 5♣ 5 4 3♠ 4NT
LoTT: 14 - 16 = -2
Par: -630 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.00   0.00  6N W -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        600    4.00   1.00  3N W      D12-Eby-Eby vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        660    1.50   3.50  3N W +2   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        660    1.50   3.50  3N W +2   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        660    1.50   3.50  3N W +2   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        660    1.50   3.50  3N E +2   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D9-Melendez-Deasy

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

With a balanced 22 HCP, West opens 2, rebidding 2NT over East's 2 response. East should be happy to raise to game. Play clubs ASAP, giving up one trick, and be sure to unblock the spades before you use your only entry to the dummy.



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10 ♠AT9
9853
JT84
♣A3
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠KJ872
AQT7
Q5
♣Q2
♠Q3
6
AK73
♣KJT976
♠654
KJ42
962
♣854
9
1413
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦3 ♥4 ♠2 NT2
EW: 5♣ 4 3 5♠ 5NT
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -660 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        600    5.00   0.00  3N E      D12-Eby-Eby vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        630    3.00   2.00  3N W +1   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        630    3.00   2.00  3N E +1   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
        630    3.00   2.00  3N E +1   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        660    0.50   4.50  3N E +2   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
        660    0.50   4.50  3N E +2   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D9-Melendez-Deasy

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1 and West will show both majors and then settle for NT, after an auction like

1--1
2--2(or New Minor Forcing )
3--3NT
The J is as good as any from the North hand. Nothing should stop 11 tricks without an unhappy accident.



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11 ♠AT973
QJ42
J
♣AJT
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠KJ2
965
Q52
♣Q876
♠Q
AK
AKT8743
♣954
♠8654
T873
96
♣K32
13
816
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 2♠  ♣5 ♦4 NT4
EW: 2♣ 3 3NT  ♥5 ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 19 = -2
Par: -300 4♠*-NS/4*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
         50    5.00   0.00  3♠ N -1   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
        150    4.00   1.00  3 E +2   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        400    2.00   3.00  5 E      D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
        400    2.00   3.00  5 E      D10-Cody-Henderson vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
        400    2.00   3.00  5 E      D12-Eby-Eby vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        550    0.00   5.00  5* E     D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D6-Keyworth-Dow

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. East bids 2. South might even make a preemptive raise if that obstructive bid is in their arsenal. If South passes, West probably will as well, and North should reopen with a double. Ignoring anything but her good hand, East bids 3. Who will flinch first? Once East rebids her suit, West should be reluctant to defend.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
Pass123
All pass   

The Bidding: After North opens 1 in 3rd seat, East overcalls 2. It is common to play preemptive jump raises in competition. South's balanced hand has little offensive potential. The vulnerability reduces the risk of going for more than a partscore. As recommended by the Law of Total Tricks , South makes a weak jump raise to 3.

West infers East's spade shortness from the auction. East can visualize the potential for 7 quick winners in 3NT after a spade lead. West doesn't know about East's 7th diamond or 2 quick heart winners. West's "wasted values" in spades opposite partner's shortness and the prospect of a spade lead through the King-Jack make competing to 4 unattractive. Defending 3 seems best.

The Play in 3: Declarer has 3 quick losers in the red suits and must lose 2 spade tricks. To avoid going down 2 declarer must guess the location of the Queen. The Vacant Spaces principle helps declarer choose to finesse against West for the Queen.



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12 ♠3
AQJ976
95
♣Q853
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠KQJT7
4
862
♣KT74
♠652
K532
AJ4
♣J96
♠A984
T8
KQT73
♣A2
9
99
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 4 1NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣5 ♦4 ♥3 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +500 4♠*-EW-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          5.00   0.00  2 N +2   D12-Eby-Eby vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  150          3.50   1.50  3♠ W -3   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
  150          3.50   1.50  3♠ W -3   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  140          2.00   3.00  3 N      D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
  100          1.00   4.00  3♠ W -2   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
   50          0.00   5.00  2♠ W -1   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 2. South should assume that hearts are trump and strongly consider bidding the game: not because of HCP but with Aces and a decent five card suit that easily could set up, it's worth at least thinking about. Still, if South tries to find a likely ten tricks, he'll have trouble assuming that the diamonds will work, so Pass is a reasonable alternative unless pushed.



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13 ♠KQ985
2
KJ8
♣AQT6
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠763
AKJT95
4
♣J54
♠J2
Q876
Q53
♣9872
♠AT4
43
AT9762
♣K3
15
95
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 6 6♠ 1NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣0 ♦0 ♠0 NT0
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +1430 6♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          4.00   1.00  4♠ N +2   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
  680          4.00   1.00  4♠ N +2   D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  680          4.00   1.00  4♠ N +2   D12-Eby-Eby vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
  650          1.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  650          1.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D8-Davis-Jackson
  650          1.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1. South has a limit raise with only three trumps, so he should make a temporizing bid like a forcing 1NT or else 2, then jumping in spades to show the points and pattern. The hand plays like a dream, though anyone who finesses diamonds toward the North hand will make only 11 tricks. Those "two-way" finesses are easy to get wrong, since they're usually complete guesses with no help from the opponents.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1Pass2
34Pass4
Pass4NT1Pass52
Pass6All pass 
  1. double roman key card
  2. 2 key cards and the Queen

The Bidding: After North opens 1, South, with 13 Support Points and a Losing Trick Count of 7, wants to show a game forcing hand with 3-card spade support. So South begins with a 2 Two Over One Game Force . For partnerships using 2 as a balanced game or a Game Force with clubs, South's 2 response promises 5+ diamonds.

West has a choice between passing, overcalling 2, or preempting 3. North-South are in a Game Force. If East is on lead, West wants a heart lead. A 3 preempt could go 1100 on a bad day. A 500 point penalty is profitable if North-South have a game. In Matchpoints , a bad lead can give you a bottom. Passing is far riskier than bidding. Overcalling 2 provides a valuable lead director, but consumes no room. North can still bid 3. It also gives North the option of passing which may allow South to show 3-card spade support at the 2-level. A 3 preempt is obstructive, but risks going for more than the value of a vulnerable game. West's heart texture makes it difficult for North-South to prefer a penalty to bidding their game. Risking a 3 preempt seems best.

Over a 3 preempt, North has a choice between passing, bidding 4, or raising diamonds. With 3-card diamond support, fitting honors, and heart shortness, raising diamonds seems best. East, with a flat quacky hand, isn't eager to compete. South's 4 bid is an offer to play, not a cue bid for diamonds. North, with 18 Support Points and a Losing Trick Count of 5, bids 4NT Roman Keycard for spades. South 5 response shows 2 key cards without the Queen. North places the contract at 6. For partnerships playing Double Roman Key Card , 4NT asks for key cards for both diamonds and spades. If South assumes North has 4 diamonds for their raise to 4, South expects the Queen to drop. So South bids 5 to show 2 key cards, the Queen, and no Queen. North places the contract at 6.

The Play: The "8 Ever, 9 Never" adage suggests attempting to drop the Queen. With West showing heart length, the odds change. The Vacant Spaces principle gives a finesse against East a 64% chance of success. Sometimes a lead director can be very expensive.



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14 ♠3
64
K953
♣K98642
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠Q82
QT5
QJ72
♣AQT
♠JT75
AKJ932
4
♣J5
♠AK964
87
AT86
♣73
6
1310
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3  ♥4 ♠6 NT5
EW: 2 2NT  ♣4 ♦4 ♠6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +100 3NT*-EW/3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          4.50   0.50  4 E -2   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  100          4.50   0.50  4 E -2   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        170    2.50   2.50  3 E +1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        170    2.50   2.50  2 E +2   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        420    1.00   4.00  4 E      D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        430    0.00   5.00  3N W +1   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East pens 2. South just isn't strong enough to bid 2 in many agreements--a nice suit but not an opening hand. No matter: West may make a preemptive raise, but that's as far as he should go with this hand full of "quacks" (Queens and Jacks). Five losers are hard to avoid with the usual opening lead of the A.



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15 ♠873
QT64
K976
♣K2
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠KJ
K832
85
♣AQT75
♠T942
975
QJT4
♣43
♠AQ65
AJ
A32
♣J986
8
133
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2 2 2♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥5 ♠4 NT5
LoTT: 13 - 14 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          5.00   0.00  2N S      D12-Eby-Eby vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
        100    4.00   1.00  2N S -1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        200    2.00   3.00  3N S -2   D9-Melendez-Deasy vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        200    2.00   3.00  2N S -2   D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        200    2.00   3.00  2N S -2   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
        300    0.00   5.00  3N S -3   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D10-Cody-Henderson

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1NT. North is just strong enough to use Stayman and sign off in 2NT. That is, if West doesn't have an irresistible urge to get into the auction. He'll be sorry if he does with seven losers and opponents who aren't headed to game.



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16 ♠A853
3
T2
♣AQJ853
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠92
QT9765
Q43
♣K9
♠JT7
AJ84
KJ987
♣2
♠KQ64
K2
A65
♣T764
11
710
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 6♠ 5NT  ♦6 ♥5
EW: 1 2  ♣1 ♠1 NT1
LoTT: 19 - 20 = -1
Par: +980 6♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  480          3.50   1.50  4♠ S +2   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  480          3.50   1.50  4♠ S +2   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  480          3.50   1.50  4♠ S +2   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
  480          3.50   1.50  4♠ S +2   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
  450          1.00   4.00  4♠ S +1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  170          0.00   5.00  4♣ N +2   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

West should resist opening 2 vulnerable. North may well open 1 since he has the spade suit for a rebid. South will happily go to the spade game once the fit is uncovered, and the friendly location of the K will lead to 12 tricks.



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17 ♠KQ9632
AJ4
Q3
♣97
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠J85
Q765
A542
♣A2
♠AT4
K92
K76
♣T643
♠7
T83
JT98
♣KQJ85
12
1110
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦6 ♥6 ♠6 NT6
EW: 1 1 1♠ 1NT  ♣6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.50   0.50  2♠ N      D4-Temple-Stewart vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  110          4.50   0.50  2♠ N      D8-Davis-Jackson vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
         50    2.00   3.00  3♠ N -1   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
         50    2.00   3.00  2♠ N -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
         50    2.00   3.00  2♠ N -1   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D10-Cody-Henderson
        100    0.00   5.00  2♠* N -1  D12-Eby-Eby vs D6-Keyworth-Dow

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North is just too good for a first seat preempt, so opens 1. South bids 1NT, and North 2. Even though spades break, this one won't be too profitable--there aren't many entries to the South hand to help with management. This one looks better on paper than it will in play when communication will be a nightmare.



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18 ♠832
J93
J97654
♣Q
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠JT965
KQ52
AK
♣T4
♠A4
T7
T83
♣J97532
♠KQ7
A864
Q2
♣AK86
4
135
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1  ♣5 ♠6 NT6
EW: 2♣ 1♠  ♦4 ♥6 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +90 2-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          5.00   0.00  3 N      D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D10-Cody-Henderson
  100          3.50   1.50  3♠ W -2   D12-Eby-Eby vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  100          3.50   1.50  1* E -1  D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
   50          2.00   3.00  2♠ W -1   D1-Siebert-Ricketts vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
        100    1.00   4.00  1N S -1   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        200    0.00   5.00  2N S -2   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D9-Melendez-Deasy

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Too strong for 1NT, South opens 1. What will West do? Bid 1? Double with both majors? Over a double, North can then make a weak jump to 2, but should be inclined to pass over 1--wait to be invited to the party. South will rebid 1NT, promising 18-19 points, and North may well just go along with it. 3 isn't too appealing when you know partner has to have several spades.



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19 ♠K872
A63
Q95
♣A76
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AT
7
AJT873
♣Q842
♠Q65
QJT942
K4
♣J3
♠J943
K85
62
♣KT95
13
119
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1♠  ♦5 ♥5 NT6
EW: 2 2 1NT  ♣6 ♠5
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -100 2♠*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.50   0.50  2♠ S      D12-Eby-Eby vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
  110          4.50   0.50  2♠ N      D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D4-Temple-Stewart
         50    3.00   2.00  3♠ S -1   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
        100    2.00   3.00  3♠ N -2   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        110    0.50   4.50  2 E      D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D8-Davis-Jackson
        110    0.50   4.50  2 E      D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
20 ♠J76
74
J632
♣KT54
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠Q543
QJT85
A
♣AQ9
♠T98
92
KT95
♣J862
♠AK2
AK63
Q874
♣73
5
154
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣5 ♥5 ♠6 NT6
EW: 1♣ 2 1NT  ♦5 ♠6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -110 2-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          5.00   0.00  1N S +1   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D8-Davis-Jackson
         80    4.00   1.00  1 W      D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D4-Temple-Stewart
        100    2.00   3.00  2N S -1   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
        100    2.00   3.00  1N S -1   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
        100    2.00   3.00  1N S -1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
        200    0.00   5.00  2N S -2   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
21 ♠4
T96
K983
♣K9754
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠8632
J52
J42
♣Q83
♠QJT7
AKQ84
A5
♣T6
♠AK95
73
QT76
♣AJ2
6
416
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4 1♠ 1NT  ♥6
EW:  ♣3 ♦3 ♥6 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +130 4-NS/4♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          4.50   0.50  3 S      D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  110          4.50   0.50  3 N      D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  100          3.00   2.00  2♠ E -2   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
   50          1.00   4.00  3 E -1   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D8-Davis-Jackson
   50          1.00   4.00  2 W -1   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
   50          1.00   4.00  2 E -1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D7-Shellooe-Maddox
22 ♠QT8
AQT842
8
♣QT4
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠K6
K97
QJ6432
♣86
♠J5
J53
A95
♣AJ953
♠A97432
6
KT7
♣K72
10
911
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♣ 3 4♠  ♣7/6 ♦6 NT6
EW: 1  ♣6 ♥4 ♠3 NT4/5
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          4.50   0.50  4♠ S      D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  420          4.50   0.50  4♠ S      D12-Eby-Eby vs D8-Davis-Jackson
  200          3.00   2.00  3♠ S +2   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
  170          2.00   3.00  2♠ S +2   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
  140          1.00   4.00  2♠ S +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
         50    0.00   5.00  4♠ N -1   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
23 ♠AKQ8
J4
A743
♣AJT
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠94
K852
K8
♣K8765
♠JT7652
A73
965
♣9
♠3
QT96
QJT2
♣Q432
19
95
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 5 3 1♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦2 ♥4 ♠5/6 NT2/3
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +630 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  630          5.00   0.00  3N N +1   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
  600          2.50   2.50  3N N      D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  600          2.50   2.50  3N N      D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
  600          2.50   2.50  3N N      D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
  600          2.50   2.50  3N N      D12-Eby-Eby vs D8-Davis-Jackson
  180          0.00   5.00  2N N +2   D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
24 ♠AQ4
QJ8
AKT3
♣A92
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠JT
AK532
J9
♣QJ65
♠98762
74
Q76
♣K84
♠K53
T96
8542
♣T73
20
125
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1NT  ♣5 ♥6 ♠6
EW: 1♣ 1 1♠  ♦5 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: +90 1NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          4.50   0.50  2N N      D3-Quadros-Coffee vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
  120          4.50   0.50  1N N +1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D8-Davis-Jackson
   90          3.00   2.00  2 N      D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D5-Lesieutre-Borucki
         50    1.50   3.50  3 N -1   D6-Keyworth-Dow vs D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa
         50    1.50   3.50  3 N -1   D10-Cody-Henderson vs D4-Temple-Stewart
         90    0.00   5.00  2♣ W      D11-Alexander-Snyder vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
25 ♠AKQ953
K
J72
♣972
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠74
Q876543
Q6
♣Q3
♠T86
AJT92
T5
♣JT5
♠J2
-
AK9843
♣AK864
13
66
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 7 7♠  ♥6 NT6
EW: 1  ♣1 ♦0 ♠0 NT0
LoTT: 20 - 21 = -1
Par: +1510 7♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1010          3.50   1.50  6♠ N +1   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
 1010          3.50   1.50  6♠ N +1   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
 1010          3.50   1.50  6♠ N +1   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D10-Cody-Henderson
 1010          3.50   1.50  6♠ N +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
  980          0.50   4.50  6♠ N      D8-Davis-Jackson vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  980          0.50   4.50  6♠ N      D12-Eby-Eby vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
26 ♠85
KT42
KJ8
♣7532
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠AKQ763
76
T
♣AQ96
♠92
J953
AQ64
♣T84
♠JT4
AQ8
97532
♣KJ
7
157
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣1 ♦6 ♥5 ♠1 NT1
EW: 4♣ 1 2 5♠ 4NT
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -650 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        170    5.00   0.00  2♠ W +2   D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        200    2.50   2.50  3♠ W +2   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D3-Quadros-Coffee
        200    2.50   2.50  2♠ W +3   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
        200    2.50   2.50  2♠ E +3   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D10-Cody-Henderson
        200    2.50   2.50  1♠ W +4   D8-Davis-Jackson vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
        650    0.00   5.00  4♠ W +1   D12-Eby-Eby vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
27 ♠A43
QJT52
KJ
♣T76
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠QT8
K9
T9765
♣K43
♠K965
A3
AQ842
♣52
♠J72
8764
3
♣AQJ98
11
813
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1  ♦2 ♠2 NT2
EW: 5 4♠ 2NT  ♣6 ♥6
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          5.00   0.00  6* E -2  D8-Davis-Jackson vs D6-Keyworth-Dow
  100          4.00   1.00  5* E -1  D12-Eby-Eby vs D9-Melendez-Deasy
   50          2.50   2.50  4 E -1   D4-Temple-Stewart vs D1-Siebert-Ricketts
   50          2.50   2.50  4 E -1   D5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs D10-Cody-Henderson
        130    0.50   4.50  4 W      D2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs D11-Alexander-Snyder
        130    0.50   4.50  3 E +1   D7-Shellooe-Maddox vs D3-Quadros-Coffee