- Monday Aft - June 12, 2017

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Field strength:  Mean: 1320 MP  Geomean: 936 MP
(based on 30 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Betty Jackson - Ray Boehne 70.19 1st A 1.50
Andrea Carr - Maria Gussner 56.73 2nd A 1.05
Robert Cole - Thomas Crawley 55.13 3rd A 0.75
Judy Lesieutre - Nancy Borucki 54.81 4th A 0.53
Bill Cohen - Lauren Upson 54.49 3rd B 0.40
David Maddox - William Shellooe 52.89 4th B 0.28
EVENT>Monday Afternoon Pairs   |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> A
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DATE>June 12, 2017      |CLUB NO.>217133    | 06/12/2017 16:18
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DIR> Larry Slayton   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/500  |CLUB>Monday Duplicate Pairs
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=15/B=10/C=4                     ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
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 1 Thomas Eby             Ewan Eby                 B    .     .     .     84.00  50.00
 2 Helen Rubin            Mitsuo Tatsugawa         A    .     .     .     70.54  41.99
 3 Barbara Alexander      Perry Miller             B    .     .     .     66.23  39.42
 4 Ray Boehne             Betty Jackson            A    1     .     .    117.92  70.19  1.50(A)
 5 Bee Melendez           Barbara Deasy            C    .     .     .     77.00  45.83
 6 Andrea Carr            Maria Gussner            C    2     1     1     95.31  56.73  1.05(A)
 7 Brad Dow               Fred Quadros             B    .     .     .     87.23  51.92
 8 Lauren Upson           Bill Cohen               B    5     3     .     91.54  54.49  0.40(B)
 9 Jane Williamson        Arlene Seckel            C    .     .     .     65.50  38.99
10 Nancy Borucki          Judy Lesieutre           A    4     .     .     92.08  54.81  0.53(A)
11 Shirley Temple         Judy Dudley              B    .     .     .     71.08  42.31
12 Jill Leach             Barbara Hake             A    .     .     .     84.00  50.00
13 William Shellooe       David Maddox             C    6     4     2     88.85  52.89  0.28(B)
14 Thomas Crawley         Robert Cole              B    3     2     .     92.62  55.13  0.75(A)
15 Ron Coffee             Ronald Loiacono          A    .     .     .     77.54  46.15
                                          Totals                        1261.44

Hands and Results
1 ♠873
K9
AQ43
♣Q972
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠AKQJ962
A86
K7
♣4
♠T4
JT3
T865
♣AJ83
♠5
Q7542
J92
♣KT65
11
176
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1 2  ♠3 NT3
EW: 4♠ 3NT  ♣4 ♦5 ♥5
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -300 5♣*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          5.50   0.50  4♠ W -1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A8-Upson-Cohen
   50          5.50   0.50  4♠ W -1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        140    4.00   2.00  3♠ W      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A12-Leach-Hake
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        420    1.50   4.50  4♠ W      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Opposite a passed partner, West may just open 4. Partner would have to have a magic hand for a slam to be likely with this five loser hand, and who knows--there may be a favorable lead to get an overtrick or two. Not this time--even 10 tricks are unlikely without some luck. If 4 seems too drastic, 1 and a jump at least to the three level is in order--and then the opponents may have found their club fit.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPassPass
1Pass1NTPass
4All pass  

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1, 4, 6, 13, and 16.

The Bidding: North's hand falls short of the Rule of 20 and the Suggestion of 22 for a 1st or 2nd seat opener. Aggressive bidders may choose to open the bidding. Most will pass. While it is common to open light and preempt aggressively in 3rd seat, South's hand isn't suitable. West needs to Cover Cards to make 4. Jumping to 4 risks going negative if partner doesn't have help. Opening 1 seems best. North's doubleton heart prevents a takeout double. East responds 1NT Forcing or Semi-Forcing . West jumps to 4, hoping East provides the needed cover cards.

The Lead: A trump lead may be passive, but may finesse South. A red suit lead would be wildly aggressive. Attempting to build a club tricks seems best. Playing standard lead, North leads the 2. Playing 3rd and 5th Leads or 3rd and Low leads, North leads their 3rd best 7.

The Play: A club lead burns 1 of dummy's 2 certain entries. Declarer has 9 quick winners. A lobbing finesse towards the King offers a 50% chance for declarer's 10th trick. Running the heart Jack provides a 10th trick South has a singleton or doubleton honor but not KQ doubleton, or North has the singleton or doubleton 9, a 12.35% chance. That line requires declarer to run the 10 if East wins the first round of hearts. Dummy doesn't have enough entries to lead hearts twice and diamonds once. Declarer isn't willing to give up the lobbing finesse in diamonds. So declarer abandons the "book" play in hearts. Leading a low heart towards the JT3 provides a second heart trick when East holds a doubleton or singleton honor, but not KQ doubleton, an 8.2% chance.

Declarer wins the Ace and loses the lobbing finesse to the King loses. Declarer wins the return, cashes a high trump, and leads a low heart towards dummy. If North rises with the King, declarer will eventually cross to dummy's 10 and finesse against South for the Queen. If North ducks, declarer will drop the King. Either way, declarer has 10 tricks.



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2 ♠Q54
AJ32
K97
♣A62
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠AT6
T85
QT4
♣J983
♠K982
94
AJ852
♣K4
♠J73
KQ76
63
♣QT75
14
711
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♦4 ♠5/4 NT6/5
EW: 1♣ 3 2♠ 1NT  ♥6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          6.00   0.00  2 S +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  120          5.00   1.00  1N N +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  110          4.00   2.00  2 S      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        100    2.50   3.50  3 S -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        100    2.50   3.50  2 N -1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        110    1.00   5.00  2 E +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A12-Leach-Hake
        120    0.00   6.00  1N W +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A8-Upson-Cohen

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Est might open a Rule of 20 1, to which partner would respond 1NT, making it hard for North to double with only three spades opposite a silent partner. East is likely to let partner muddle along in NT, though this time 2 would be more profitable. The knowledge that N-S have at least eight hearts might spur the 2 choice. But when that passes back to North, a balancing double will still find the heart fit--and the delayed double may well have a flaw.



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3 ♠AT53
JT3
4
♣AK865
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠9
Q92
KJT8632
♣43
♠KQ642
AK764
7
♣Q7
♠J87
85
AQ95
♣JT92
12
614
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1♠ 1NT  ♦5 ♥5
EW: 2 2  ♣4 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +110 3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          5.50   0.50  3 W -2   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A12-Leach-Hake
  200          5.50   0.50  3 W -2   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  100          4.00   2.00  3 W -1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        100    2.50   3.50  3N S -2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
        100    2.50   3.50  3♣ N -2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        140    1.00   5.00  3 E      A1-Eby-Eby vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        180    0.00   6.00  2* W     A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A14-Crawley-Cole

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

Even vulnerable, West will probably open 3--he can't know it's partner who has the great major suits. If East does try to find a fit, he'll start with a forcing 3--ugh! Then over 4 he'd have to bid 4. Sounds like a recipe for a vulnerable disaster.



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4 ♠QJ9843
Q6
T2
♣973
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠52
AKJ3
Q8
♣KJ854
♠AK6
T875
A976
♣QT
♠T7
942
KJ543
♣A62
5
1413
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥1 ♠6 NT2
EW: 5♣ 3 6/5 1♠ 5NT
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: -1430 6-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  4 W -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        620    5.00   1.00  4 W      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
        630    4.00   2.00  3N E +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        650    3.00   3.00  4 W +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A12-Leach-Hake
        660    2.00   4.00  3N E +2   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        680    0.50   5.50  4 E +2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        680    0.50   5.50  4 E +2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

After West opens 1, will North preempt, vulnerable, with this terrible suit? I doubt it. So South will bid 1 or 1 depending on their style, and they'll quickly find the heart fit. Seeing all four hands, declarer will eschew the almost certain heart finesse that will be taken at the table. Don't let the double-dummy hand record get you down!



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
1Pass1Pass
2Pass4All pass

The Bidding: After West opens 1, there is substantial upside to a 2 preempt by North. As Andrew Gumperz discusses in his "Better Preempts: What is the upside?" article, the 1 opening makes it more likely East-West have a game. Because a 1 opening contains so many types of hands, a preempt makes it difficult for East-West to find the right strain and level. The vulnerability increases the risk of preempting. Most will pass with North's hand.

East has a choice of responding 1 or 1. A 1 response has the advantage of being anti-lead directional. Either way, East-West find their heart fit and settle in 4.

The Play: Declarer plays the percentages by cashing a high heart and finessing against South for the Queen. Now North must switch to a diamond to hold declarer to 10 tricks. If the defense doesn't develop a diamond trick, declarer can discard East's 3 diamond losers on club winners.



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5 ♠J3
J64
KQ83
♣8532
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠AQ74
A93
542
♣AT4
♠K5
QT8
JT976
♣QJ6
♠T9862
K752
A
♣K97
7
149
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦3 ♥4 ♠5 NT4
EW: 2♣ 4 3 2♠ 3NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -400 3NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        180    5.50   0.50  1N E +3   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        180    5.50   0.50  1N E +3   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A12-Leach-Hake
        200    4.00   2.00  1N N -2   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        210    3.00   3.00  1N W +4   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        300    1.00   5.00  1N N -3   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        300    1.00   5.00  1N N -3   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        300    1.00   5.00  2♠ S -3   A1-Eby-Eby vs A14-Crawley-Cole

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens a third seat 1. The best bid West can make is 1NT. Yes, it's only 14 HCP, but 1NT is the best description of the hand. North passes and East should bid 3NT--he doesn't know partner has only 14, he has spade help, and he has a five card suit: all good news.



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6 ♠9
T42
T76
♣KJT986
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠AQT6542
75
AJ8
♣5
♠K8
AKQ3
K52
♣A732
♠J73
J986
Q943
♣Q4
4
1119
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦2 ♥1 ♠0 NT0
EW: 2♣ 5 6 7♠ 7NT
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -2220 7NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        710    5.50   0.50  4♠ W +3   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        710    5.50   0.50  4♠ W +3   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A12-Leach-Hake
       1460    2.50   3.50  6♠ W +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A11-Temple-Dudley
       1460    2.50   3.50  6♠ W +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
       1460    2.50   3.50  6♠ W +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
       1460    2.50   3.50  6♠ E +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A14-Crawley-Cole
       1470    0.00   6.00  6N E +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A9-Williamson-Seckel

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1, and West, for now, bids 1. When East rebids 2NT, showing 18-19 points and at least two spades, eEst should be off to the races, bidding at least six. If they use Keycard Blackwood and West knows for sure that East has the K, he might even brave the grand slam. When spades are no worse that 3-1, 13 tricks are a snap.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
1Pass2NTPass
3Pass41Pass
4Pass4Pass
4NTPass52Pass
5NTPass63Pass
6Pass6NTPass
7NTAll pass  
  1. cue bid in support of spades
  2. 0 or 3 key cards
  3. King, no King

The Bidding: East is too strong to open 1NT. With prime honors, many will reasonably upgrade and open 2NT. Most will open 1, planning a jump 2NT rebid. West responds 1. Some partnerships allow a preempt in opener's suit. If so, some may venture a 3 preempt on a 6-card suit at favorable vulnerability opposite a passed hand. North will pass at most tables; and East's jump to 2NT shows an 18-19 HCP balanced hand with less than 4 spades.

Continuations after a jump 2NT rebid vary by partnership agreement. If playing Wolff Sign Off , West bids 3 to puppet East to 3. Now West's jump to 4 is a slam try with a broken spade suit. If playing transfers, West invites a spade slam with a 4 jump transfer. Either way, East accepts the slam try by bidding 4NT Roman Keycard for spades. West's 5 response shows 2 key cards with the Queen. East's 5NT bid asks for Specific Kings , not the number of Kings, for most expert partnerships. Additionally, 5NT gives permission to bid the grand if they can count 13 tricks. West has an extra spade, but cannot be certain of 13 tricks. So West denies an outside King by bidding 6. East can count 12 tricks. There are many possibilities for a 13th trick. The good news is East doesn't need to make the decision on their own. East can bid 6NT. West is the Captain of the Auction . East's 6NT bid suggests East can count 12 tricks. West, with extra spade length, can bid the notrump grand.

If playing New Minor Forcing , West bids a forcing 3, intending to use "slow arrival" to 4 to invite slam. East infers West has 6+ spades because West didn't check for 3-card support. With a prime hand, East cue bids 4 in support of spades. West cue bids 4, and East cue bids 4. West bids 4NT Roman Key Card. East shows 0 or 3 key cards. West knows it is 3. West bids 5NT to ask for Specific Kings. East's 6 bid shows the King and denies the King. West cannot count 13 tricks. So West offers 6 as the final contract. East's 6NT bid suggests they can count 12 tricks. West, with extra spade length, places the contract at 7NT.

The Play: When the defense cannot ruff the opening lead, declarer draws trump and claims all the tricks.



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7 ♠T82
KQJ
K73
♣AJT6
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠KJ75
82
QJ
♣85432
♠A43
AT64
T64
♣Q97
♠Q96
9753
A9852
♣K
14
710
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1 1NT  ♣6 ♠6
EW: 1♣  ♦4 ♥5 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +90 1NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          6.00   0.00  1 S +2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  120          5.00   1.00  1N N +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A14-Crawley-Cole
   90          3.50   2.50  1N N      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A11-Temple-Dudley
   90          3.50   2.50  1N N      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        100    1.50   4.50  2 S -1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A12-Leach-Hake
        100    1.50   4.50  2 S -1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        200    0.00   6.00  2 S -2   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A8-Upson-Cohen

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 and rebids 1NT over 1 or 1. South has no reason not to let it be. Even a spade lead isn't too painful when the suit breaks.



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8 ♠KQ63
AQ6
J82
♣762
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠AT42
T54
T97
♣T84
♠J95
K
AQ653
♣KJ93
♠87
J98732
K4
♣AQ5
12
414
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 5 2♠ 3NT  ♦6
EW: 1  ♣6 ♥2 ♠4/5 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +450 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          6.00   0.00  4 S      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  200          5.00   1.00  3 S +2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  170          3.00   3.00  3 S +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A12-Leach-Hake
  170          3.00   3.00  3 S +1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  170          3.00   3.00  2 S +2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  140          1.00   5.00  2 S +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        100    0.00   6.00  2♣ N -2   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A8-Upson-Cohen

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

This is a 12 point hand North mat be reluctant to open, though it has 2 1/2 Quick Tricks, 12 HCP and support for either major. Over 1, East will bid 1 and South 1. North bids 1, East 2 and South 2. Will they ever bid the game? Not unless nudged into it--and it will go set on the normal finesse for the King. No clairvoyants here.



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9 ♠KJ873
Q65
Q9
♣Q96
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠AT942
97
J43
♣AJ2
♠65
KJ432
AT8
♣KT4
♠Q
AT8
K7652
♣8753
10
1011
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦5 ♥4 ♠5 NT4
EW: 1♣ 1 2 2♠ 2NT
LoTT: 13 - 14 = -1
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  3N W -2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  100          5.00   1.00  3N W -1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A11-Temple-Dudley
    PASS       3.50   2.50  Pass Out  A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Upson-Cohen
    PASS       3.50   2.50  Pass Out  A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A12-Leach-Hake
        110    2.00   4.00  2 E      A1-Eby-Eby vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        120    1.00   5.00  1N E +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        500    0.00   6.00  3♣* N -3  A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A14-Crawley-Cole

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

This one could pass out. Points are divided 19-21. South will be reluctant to open light not only with so few points but with a singleton spade. And West has only nine points--it's a bold brash bid with so few points. Stay tuned.



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10 ♠-
T6
J654
♣KQ98763
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠J954
J42
82
♣JT42
♠A632
KQ8
KT97
♣A5
♠KQT87
A9753
AQ3
♣-
6
316
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3/2 2 1♠ 1NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥4 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: +110 2-NS/3-S/3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.00   1.00  3 S      A1-Eby-Eby vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  140          5.00   1.00  3 S      A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  140          5.00   1.00  3 N      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A12-Leach-Hake
  130          3.00   3.00  4♣ N      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        200    1.50   4.50  3♠ S -2   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        200    1.50   4.50  4♣ N -2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        800    0.00   6.00  4* S -3  A3-Alexander-Miller vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1NT. South will certainly get in to the bidding, especially if he has a bid whih shows both majors. Now North has to decide, show a heart preference or just bid a non-systemic 3 and hope partner backs off. I prefer playing hearts--partner should be at least 5-5.



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11 ♠T4
J986
Q2
♣A8763
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠AK98
72
K753
♣Q42
♠J652
AQT543
JT
♣9
♠Q73
K
A9864
♣KJT5
7
128
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2  ♥3 ♠3 NT6
EW: 4 4♠ 1NT  ♣4 ♦5
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -300 5♣*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  1N S +2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
   50          5.00   1.00  4♠ E -1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A12-Leach-Hake
         50    4.00   2.00  1N S -1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        110    3.00   3.00  2♠ E      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ E      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        140    1.50   4.50  2♠ E +1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
        170    0.00   6.00  2♠ W +2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South opens 1 and North bids 1. East passes and South bids 2. Bingo! North has found a home and is delighted to pass. Now East can get into the bidding, either with 2 or with a double. Whether it's hearts or spades, E-W have the higher ranking suits and will prevail.



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12 ♠AKJ62
Q986
T
♣AK6
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠9
T7
AK972
♣T9872
♠75
AKJ53
8653
♣Q5
♠QT843
42
QJ4
♣J43
17
710
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♠ 2NT  ♣6 ♦3 ♥5
EW: 1♣ 3 1  ♠3 NT5
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +300 5*-EW-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ N      A1-Eby-Eby vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ N      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A12-Leach-Hake
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ N      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ N      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ N      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A11-Temple-Dudley
   50          1.00   5.00  4 E -1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        100    0.00   6.00  4♠ N -1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

When North opens 1, South should resist 4--he doesn't have the shapely hand that bid promises. Still, North will Push for game, and South may succumb, though his hand doesn't really justify another bid. With only three red losers, and the club loser evaporating when North cashes out the AK, 10 tricks are easy--though not bid at many tables.



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13 ♠Q5
KQ5
QJ74
♣K842
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠972
J63
K865
♣QJ5
♠KJ84
T942
T932
♣7
♠AT63
A87
A
♣AT963
13
74
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 3 3 4♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥4 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 17 = -2
Par: +630 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  660          5.50   0.50  4N N +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  660          5.50   0.50  3N N +2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  630          2.50   3.50  3N S +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  630          2.50   3.50  3N N +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  630          2.50   3.50  3N N +1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  630          2.50   3.50  3N N +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  600          0.00   6.00  3N N      A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A12-Leach-Hake

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 and South is strong enough to bid 2. When North now bids 3, South tries 3NT. No lead can hurt much--ten tricks are easy even with the bad club break.



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1Pass2
Pass3Pass3
Pass3NTPass4
Pass4NTAll pass 

The Bidding: North's hand meets the Rule of 20 for a 1st or 2nd seat opener, but fails the Suggestion of 22 with just 1½ quick tricks. Few will pass a 13 HCP hand. Which minor North opens depends on the partnership style. As Larry Cohen advises in his "1-Of-A-Minor Opening" article, " some experts espouse opening 1 (to leave the most room). Others advocate 1 (to be able to bid clubs next without reversing), while still others open the stronger (most honors) minor with 4-4. I have no recommendation on this -- other than it isn't very important."

At tables where North opens 1, South responds 2, a Two Over One Game Force . North's raise to 3 denies shortness. South is too strong to offer 3NT as the final contract. So South temporizes by bidding 3. North's 3NT bid shows a heart stopper. Now South's 4 rebid is a natural slam try, not Gerber . It is common to play a 4NT bid as a slam negative. With that understanding, North's 4NT bid ends the auction.

At tables where North opens 1, South doesn't want to make an Inverted Minor raise or Splinter with a 4-card major. So South responds 1. North's 1NT rebid shows a weak notrump hand without 4-card spade support. Continuations vary by partnership agreement. Some play New Minor Forcing . Two-Way New Minor Forcing is easier because it separates invitational and game forcing hands. It is better because it offers more choice of game auctions, allows invitations to stop at the 2-level, and doesn't crowd slam auction. If playing an expert version like Gavin Wolpert describes in his "Two-Way New Minor Forcing (a.k.a. xyNT)" article, South can make a natural slam try by jumping to 3, or show club support and diamond shortness using the 2NT puppet to 3 and then bidding 3. Showing shortness with the singleton Ace makes it difficult for partner to evaluate their diamond holding. So South prefers a natural 3 slam try. North has no interest. The auction ends at 3NT.

The Play: To score 5 club tricks, declarer needs a 2-2 break or needs to guess a singleton honor, a 46% chance. Here, West always has a club trick. Declarer has 9 winners: 1 + 3 + 1 + 4. A spade lead allows declarer to score their spade Queen for their 10th trick. Other leads are passive. Declarer can unblock the Ace and knockout the King to promote a diamond for their 10th trick.



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14 ♠97
KJ8
QJT3
♣Q865
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠AQJ54
T432
42
♣T4
♠T82
Q96
K97
♣AKJ3
♠K63
A75
A865
♣972
9
713
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♥5 ♠3 NT5
EW: 1♣ 2 3♠ 1NT  ♦6/5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        120    5.00   1.00  1N E +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        120    5.00   1.00  1N E +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        120    5.00   1.00  1N E +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ W +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ W +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        150    1.00   5.00  1N E +2   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A12-Leach-Hake
        180    0.00   6.00  1N E +3   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

East opens 1, to which West responds 1. Over the 1NT rebid, West says 2 and East takes a preference for spades. No game here. North has a natural lead of the Q, pinning South's A.



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15 ♠843
A8
A973
♣K965
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠9652
T65
T64
♣874
♠AKJ7
KQJ73
J8
♣QT
♠QT
942
KQ52
♣AJ32
11
017
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4 3NT  ♥5 ♠5
EW: 2 1♠  ♣3 ♦3 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +300 4*-EW-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  1N N +2   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  130          4.00   2.00  4 S      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  130          4.00   2.00  4 S      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  130          4.00   2.00  4♣ N      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  100          1.50   4.50  3♠ W -2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
  100          1.50   4.50  2♠* W -1  A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A14-Crawley-Cole
   50          0.00   6.00  3♠ W -1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South may open 1 with this flat hand. North will respond 2NT (11-12 points and no major). That startles East, who should now realize that partner must be dead broke. He may bid 3 anyway, and be will buy the hand if he does.



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16 ♠QJ2
J
AKJ93
♣8652
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠AK54
K742
864
♣T3
♠98763
Q9863
QT2
♣-
♠T
AT5
75
♣AKQJ974
12
104
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 5/4 4NT  ♥5 ♠4
EW: 2 1♠  ♣0 ♦2 NT3
LoTT: 20 - 20 = 0
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  920          5.50   0.50  6♣ S      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  920          5.50   0.50  6♣ S      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  650          4.00   2.00  5♣* S +1  A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  420          1.50   4.50  5♣ S +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
  420          1.50   4.50  5♣ S +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  420          1.50   4.50  5♣ S +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  420          1.50   4.50  5♣ S +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 and South bids 2. North raises the clubs and South will surely bid at least the game and may just rear back and bid the slam. Happily, North has few wasted points in the majors. South should realize that North has an unbalanced hand since he raised clubs instead of rebidding NT over 2



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David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass1Pass2
Pass31Pass3
Pass3NTPass4
Pass6All pass 
  1. shortness and support

The Bidding: After North opens 1, East is too weak for a vulnerable Michaels Cue Bid . South's 2 response is a Two Over One Game Force . North's jump to 3 is a Splinter in support of clubs. South knows the partnership has at most 1 major suit loser. South's 3 bid is ambiguous. It could be looking for 3NT or could be a cue bid. West has no reason to double 3. West will be on lead against a club contract, but wants a heart lead against 3NT.

"Game before slam" is a valuable bidding adage. North assumes South is looking for the right game. North, with a spade stopper, offers 3NT as the final contract. South's 4 cue bid makes clear 3 was a cue bid looking for a club slam, and pinpoints the lack of a diamond control. North, with 1st and 2nd round control of diamonds, is obligated to cooperate with the slam try. North-South arrive at 6.

The Play: West leads the Ace. Declarer has the rest of the tricks.



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17 ♠Q43
Q7
8752
♣QJT3
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠J976
JT96
J3
♣AK6
♠T52
K532
4
♣98742
♠AK8
A84
AKQT96
♣5
7
103
20
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 5 2♠ 4NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣6 ♦2 ♠4 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +430 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          5.50   0.50  3N N +2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  460          5.50   0.50  3N N +2   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  420          4.00   2.00  5 S +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  400          2.50   3.50  5 S      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  400          2.50   3.50  5 S      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  130          1.00   5.00  4 S      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A12-Leach-Hake
        100    0.00   6.00  2♠ S -2   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A9-Williamson-Seckel

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

South may decide to open 2 even though that means partner will probably be the declarer--2 being the usual reply to 2. When South bids 3, North reasonably will bid 3NT. Done!



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18 ♠KQJ2
93
A8
♣AJT32
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠A73
82
JT52
♣KQ94
♠64
KQ75
KQ976
♣86
♠T985
AJT64
43
♣75
15
1010
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2 3♠  ♦4 NT6
EW: 3  ♣5 ♥4/5 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: +100 4*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          6.00   0.00  3 S +1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ N      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  140          4.50   1.50  3♠ N      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  110          3.00   3.00  2 S      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A14-Crawley-Cole
   50          1.50   4.50  4 W -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A12-Leach-Hake
   50          1.50   4.50  4 E -1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        110    0.00   6.00  3 W      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox

Lynn Berg Hand Analysis (For 299ers)

North opens 1 in fourth seat. They find their spade fit, but South will decline any invitation North is tempted to make. The hearts set up with repeated leads toward the South hand.



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19 ♠74
AQ653
QJ85
♣82
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AKQ85
KT42
9
♣QT3
♠J932
J87
K76
♣K76
♠T6
9
AT432
♣AJ954
9
148
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 4 2 2NT  ♠4
EW: 2♠  ♣4 ♦2 ♥5 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +130 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          5.00   1.00  5♠ W -2   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
  200          5.00   1.00  4♠ W -2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  200          5.00   1.00  4♠ W -2   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ W      A1-Eby-Eby vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ W      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ W      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A12-Leach-Hake
        140    1.50   4.50  3♠ W      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A14-Crawley-Cole
20 ♠J72
T74
T84
♣Q932
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠63
AQ86
A95
♣KT64
♠KT984
K
KJ76
♣AJ5
♠AQ5
J9532
Q32
♣87
3
1315
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦3 ♥4 ♠2 NT3/2
EW: 4♣ 4 3 5♠ 4NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -650 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  3N W -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A12-Leach-Hake
        600    3.50   2.50  3N W      A1-Eby-Eby vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        600    3.50   2.50  3N W      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
        600    3.50   2.50  3N W      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        600    3.50   2.50  3N W      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        630    1.00   5.00  3N W +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A8-Upson-Cohen
        660    0.00   6.00  3N W +2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
21 ♠T73
K7
A954
♣QT74
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠92
AT53
JT87
♣982
♠Q84
J82
K63
♣A653
♠AKJ65
Q964
Q2
♣KJ
9
510
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3/2 2 4♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦4 ♥4 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: +620 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          6.00   0.00  4♠ S +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  620          5.00   1.00  4♠ S      A1-Eby-Eby vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  200          4.00   2.00  2♠ S +3   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A12-Leach-Hake
  170          2.50   3.50  2♠ S +2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  170          2.50   3.50  2♠ S +2   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  140          1.00   5.00  2♠ S +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        100    0.00   6.00  4♠ S -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A11-Temple-Dudley
22 ♠A3
J874
A6543
♣K9
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠75
Q
Q98
♣AQ87643
♠Q9862
AKT2
K72
♣J
♠KJT4
9653
JT
♣T52
12
1013
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦4 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 1 2♠ 2NT  ♥6
LoTT: 14 - 16 = -2
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          6.00   0.00  3N E -5   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A12-Leach-Hake
  200          5.00   1.00  4♣ W -2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  100          3.50   2.50  3♠ E -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  100          3.50   2.50  3♣ W -1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        110    1.50   4.50  2♠ E      A3-Alexander-Miller vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        110    1.50   4.50  3♣ W      A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        130    0.00   6.00  3♣ W +1   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A8-Upson-Cohen
23 ♠JT4
97
J64
♣AT762
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠K7
J852
KT92
♣KQJ
♠A63
AQ643
875
♣93
♠Q9852
KT
AQ3
♣854
6
1310
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦4 ♥3 ♠6 NT5
EW: 2 3 1NT  ♣6 ♠6
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    6.00   0.00  2♠ S -1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
        140    5.00   1.00  3 E      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        170    2.50   3.50  3 E +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        170    2.50   3.50  3 E +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
        170    2.50   3.50  2 E +2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A12-Leach-Hake
        170    2.50   3.50  2 E +2   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
        200    0.00   6.00  3♠ S -2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
24 ♠JT65
842
76
♣AK63
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠K83
KJ73
JT9
♣JT5
♠Q2
QT5
AKQ3
♣8742
♠A974
A96
8542
♣Q9
8
913
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣6 ♦5 ♥5 NT5
EW: 1 2  ♣6 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +100 3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      A1-Eby-Eby vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      A6-Carr-Gussner vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
  140          5.00   1.00  1♠ S +2   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
   50          3.00   3.00  3 W -1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
         90    2.00   4.00  2 E      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A11-Temple-Dudley
        110    1.00   5.00  1 W +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        140    0.00   6.00  3 W      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A12-Leach-Hake
25 ♠J5
854
JT83
♣KJ42
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠87
AKQ762
94
♣T85
♠A96
93
AQ76
♣Q963
♠KQT432
JT
K52
♣A7
6
912
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 2♠  ♣5 ♥4 NT4
EW: 2♣ 3 2NT  ♦6 ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -100 3♠*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  4 W -2   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ S      A1-Eby-Eby vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  100          4.00   2.00  4 W -1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A12-Leach-Hake
         50    2.50   3.50  3♠ S -1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A8-Upson-Cohen
         50    2.50   3.50  3♠ S -1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        120    1.00   5.00  2N E      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        140    0.00   6.00  3 W      A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
26 ♠AK9
J9
5
♣AKJ8742
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠J8
632
AT643
♣T53
♠QT63
AQT85
KQ2
♣6
♠7542
K74
J987
♣Q9
16
513
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 1♠ 1NT  ♦4 ♥4
EW: 2 3  ♣3 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: +130 4♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  4♣ N +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  130          3.50   2.50  4♣ N      A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  130          3.50   2.50  4♣ N      A7-Dow-Quadros vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  130          3.50   2.50  3♣ N +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  130          3.50   2.50  3♣ N +1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  100          1.00   5.00  4 E -1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A12-Leach-Hake
        400    0.00   6.00  3♠ S -4   A15-Coffee-Loiacono vs A13-Shellooe-Maddox
27 ♠6
K9862
T84
♣A764
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠QT43
T7
AKJ2
♣QT5
♠J75
Q43
73
♣KJ932
♠AK982
AJ5
Q965
♣8
7
127
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 3 1/2♠ 2NT  ♣6
EW: 1♣  ♦4 ♥4 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +140 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          6.00   0.00  3♣* E -2  A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  140          4.50   1.50  2 N +1   A1-Eby-Eby vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  140          4.50   1.50  2 N +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A14-Crawley-Cole
  120          3.00   3.00  1N N +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A12-Leach-Hake
  110          1.50   4.50  2 N      A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A11-Temple-Dudley
  110          1.50   4.50  2 S +1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
        150    0.00   6.00  3♠ S -3   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
28 ♠K
AQ7643
K3
♣AKT4
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠QT543
J8
QJ4
♣J86
♠AJ97
K92
T9
♣9732
♠862
T5
A87652
♣Q5
19
78
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 4 4 1NT  ♠6
EW:  ♣5 ♦2 ♥3 ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +620 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          6.00   0.00  4 N +1   A4-Boehne-Jackson vs A8-Upson-Cohen
  200          5.00   1.00  3 N +2   A1-Eby-Eby vs A9-Williamson-Seckel
  170          2.50   3.50  3 N +1   A3-Alexander-Miller vs A15-Coffee-Loiacono
  170          2.50   3.50  3 N +1   A5-Melendez-Deasy vs A10-Borucki-Lesieutre
  170          2.50   3.50  3 N +1   A6-Carr-Gussner vs A12-Leach-Hake
  170          2.50   3.50  3 N +1   A7-Dow-Quadros vs A14-Crawley-Cole
        100    0.00   6.00  4 N -1   A2-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A11-Temple-Dudley