- Saturday Morn - October 14, 2017

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Field strength:  Mean: 147 MP  Geomean: 65 MP
(based on 28 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Kathy Pfitzer - Mary Block 63.56 1st A 0.56
Bill Breen - Robert Sokol 59.92 2nd A 0.39
Ann Donaldson - Mary Kalinyak 57.48 1st A 0.56
Jeff Riehl - Roger Barry 57.08 2nd B 0.34
Carolyn Treakle - Richard Treakle 55.75 1st B 0.40
Barbara Moxley - Bob Gore 53.37 3rd A 0.28
Sally Reed - Wayne McIntyre 50.79 2nd C 0.17
EVENT>SATURDAY NLM Game        |SESSION>Saturday Morn|SECTION> A N-S
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DATE>October 14, 2017   |CLUB NO.>150680    | 10/14/2017 15:04
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DIR> JANET HEDLUND   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (80%, 80%, 60% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>   63.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>500/300/100    |CLUB>H & H  Saturday
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=6/C=1                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Mary Block             Kathy Pfitzer            B    1     1     .     80.08  63.56  0.56(A)
 2 Bill Breen             Robert Sokol             A    2     .     .     75.50  59.92  0.39(A)
 3 Jeff Riehl             Roger Barry              C    3     2     .     71.92  57.08  0.34(B)
 4 Jerry Cox              John Kneisl              B    .     .     .     68.75  54.56
 5 Norma Riggs            Ginger Minor             B    .     .     .     52.25  41.47
 6 Jane Altavilla         Mary Krecki              B    .     .     .     38.00  30.16
 7 Julie Garvin           Joseph Garvin            B    .     .     .     55.10  43.73
                                          Totals                         441.60

EVENT>SATURDAY NLM Game        |SESSION>Saturday Morn|SECTION> A E-W
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AVE>   63.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>500/300/100    |CLUB>H & H  Saturday
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=5/C=4                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Carolyn Treakle        Richard Treakle          B    2     1     .     70.25  55.75  0.40(B)
 2 Ann Donaldson          Mary Kalinyak            A    1     .     .     72.42  57.48  0.56(A)
 3 Bob Gore               Barbara Moxley           C    3     2     1     67.25  53.37  0.28(A)
 4 Sally Reed             Wayne McIntyre           C    .     .     2     64.00  50.79  0.17(C)
 5 Barbara Svetlik        Patricia Heller          A    .     .     .     65.50  51.98
 6 Nancy Green            Karen Mok                C    .     .     .     42.08  33.40
 7 Ellen Lux              Nooria Noor              C    .     .     .     58.90  46.75
                                          Totals                         440.40

Hands and Results
1 ♠Q2
J75
AKT982
♣AT
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠T9765
AKQT98
6
♣8
♠AKJ83
6
Q
♣J96532
♠4
432
J7543
♣KQ74
14
911
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3  ♣4 ♥2 ♠1 NT2
EW: 2♣ 5 5♠  ♦3 NT4
LoTT: 20 - 21 = -1
Par: -450 5♠-EW/5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
        420    6.00   0.00  4♠ E      6  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Green-Mok
        450    3.00   3.00  5♠ E      J  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        450    3.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   J  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        450    3.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   J  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Lux-Noor
        450    3.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   J  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        450    3.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        480    0.00   6.00  4♠ E +2   J  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A3-Gore-Moxley

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 113
4NT55!Pass
5All pass  

We spend time defining, perhaps arguing, and explaining our agreements after the opponents interfere with our Blackwood sequences. We argue correctly that IF the auction ever occurs, we had better be ready for it, for a mishap would be disastrous. But how often does such an auction arise? Well, on this hand, it might!

Being a simple soul, 4NT in the auction given above -- 1 - 1 - 3 is simply an ace asking bid and not some takeout bid showing the unbid suits or trump support for partner and the unbid minor. Nope, just 1430 Roman Keycard Blackwood for spades. This is the simplest, and therefore best, treatment when the opponents begin a barrage auction before the preempt gets completely out of hand.

West's hand qualifies for the keycard ask: Monstrous support, an independent source of tricks, and two singletons. Spades are defined by partner's overcall as qualifying for a controlled suit. All West needs to know is whether the opponents can cash two aces. Now for the result of all of the painstaking work on agreeing on the meaning of bids after interference with our device!

There are several tools from which you might choose. I like and therefore recommend one that has a mnemonic assist. Choose a method in which "Pass" shows the WEAKEST holding, zero key cards. Then, if you use 1430 responses, that response also should include three keycards (zero or three). With that idea in mind, the next step would logically show one key card or four, two steps would show two without the trump queen, and three steps two keycards PLUS the trump queen.

Whew! That explains the 5 call by East after the 5 bid by North, and assuming that EW are on the same page, they have successfully negotiated that often planned for but rarely encountered auction!

My acronym for this method is DR1P0, adding Redouble to the 1/4 response if 4NT is doubled!



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2 ♠AKJT542
2
843
♣K5
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠8
J986
AJT76
♣JT3
♠73
AQT7
95
♣Q9762
♠Q96
K543
KQ2
♣A84
11
78
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♠ 4NT  ♣5 ♦6 ♥6
EW: 1♣ 1/- 1  ♦7/6 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +630 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
 1480          6.00   0.00  4♠** N +1 A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Lux-Noor
  650          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   9  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  650          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   9  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  650          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   9  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  650          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   ♣6  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A3-Gore-Moxley
  650          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   ♣2  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Green-Mok
  620          0.00   6.00  4♠ N      9  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A4-Reed-McIntyre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  Pass1
2N!34Pass
Pass4All pass 

North is not going to be denied his 4 contract after South opens the bidding. South should not double 4 because the hearts are not that good and spades are adequate support should partner wish to play 4.

Eleven tricks look likely unless East leads the 9 and West encourages! Then three tricks will be taken. If that happens at a given table, EW will score a near top and NS the reciprocating virtual zero. Not that the diamond lead is unreasonable. Actually, it is better than the A by a theoretical mile, but the encouraging signal from West rather than taking the ace is the key ingredient to the result.



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3 ♠QT9
A853
AKJ
♣AJ3
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AK8652
KQ2
T32
♣2
♠J73
J7
Q96
♣K7654
♠4
T964
8754
♣QT98
19
127
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 3/2  ♠5 NT6
EW: 2♠ 1NT  ♣6 ♦5 ♥4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +140 3-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.50   0.50  3♠ W -1   A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  100          5.50   0.50  3♠ W -1   A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Green-Mok
        110    4.00   2.00  2♠ W      A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      A  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Lux-Noor
        140    2.00   4.00  2♠ W +1   A  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        150    0.00   6.00  4♣ S -3   ♠A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A4-Reed-McIntyre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1Dbl2Pass
PassDblPass?

At the point of decision by South, designated by the question mark in the bidding diagram, partnerships with no particular agreements are on their own, and South will have to decide whether to bid 3 or 3. Partnerships who play methods such as Lebensohl in such situations are significantly better off, for South may here bid 2NT as a relay (really, can 2NT possibly be the right contract on this auction? Passing 2 doubled might work better if it were). After the 2NT relay, South may decide to pass 3 or bid 3, estimating which is likely to be the better fit. Hearts are more likely to be a fit, so 3 is likely to be the final contract.

North can make 3 but South can be held to two. Can you see how? Clearly a spade lead must be wrong, for then the same tricks would be available from either side. And trumps cannot be the answer. So pick between clubs and diamonds. For those who led the singleton club, that is wrong! When holding a natural trump trick or two, leading a singleton is the wrong way to proceed. Instead, it takes a diamond lead through the AKJ, because otherwise the clubs will provide a parking spot for a losing diamond, in due course.

But it has to be at trick one! Is West going to lead a diamond, holding the AKxxxx? I think not, and that will be that, plus 140 NS. Why, you ask? Well, its about a certain endplay that is difficult to see, difficult to execute, and rather pretty to behold!

After the A and a diamond won by the ace, a small heart is led from dummy. If East plays the J, it holds, and East cannot attack diamonds. So East, instead, plays low and West wins the Q. Another diamond through fetches the ace, setting up the defense's diamond trick, but declarer ruffs a spade, cashes the heart ace, ruffs another spade (stripping East's last spade), and exits with a diamond, simultaneously endplaying East into having to lead a club and giving South an entry to the established diamond!! When that diamond is cashed, dummy pitches the last losing club while West has to decide when to take his trump trick. But contract made!!! For a play-by-play, try http://tinyurl.com/ydhmvkzm (except on an iPhone or iPad)



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4 ♠952
J3
KQJ62
♣QJ7
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠A4
K9872
83
♣AK32
♠QJT83
A
T754
♣T84
♠K76
QT654
A9
♣965
10
147
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦5 ♥5/6 ♠4 NT6
EW: 2♣ 1 2♠ 1NT  ♦6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.50   0.50  1N W -1   K  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  100          5.50   0.50  1N E -1   5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Lux-Noor
        100    4.00   2.00  2 N -1   A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Green-Mok
        120    3.00   3.00  1N W +1   A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        130    2.00   4.00  3♣ W +1   ♠9  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        200    0.50   5.50  2 S -2   ♣A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        200    0.50   5.50  2 N -2   A  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A4-Reed-McIntyre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
1Pass1Pass
2Pass2All pass

East cannot know for sure that 2 is a better contract than 2, but the T and 8 both suggest the spade contract should be playable. When West produces not only two spades but also the ace of trumps, the contract becomes very attractive.

East will be careful to unblock the A to discard a minor suit loser, making eight tricks.



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5 ♠KQ
JT92
AQ986
♣32
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠T965
854
K72
♣A85
♠42
AQ7
J5
♣KT9764
♠AJ873
K63
T43
♣QJ
12
710
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 2 3♠  ♣6 NT6
EW: 1♣ 1NT  ♦3/4 ♥4 ♠3
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  630          6.00   0.00  3N S +1   5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Green-Mok
  180          5.00   1.00  2N N +2   ♣4  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Lux-Noor
  150          4.00   2.00  4♣ E -3   5  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  140          3.00   3.00  2♠ S +1   ♣A  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  110          1.50   4.50  2♠ S      8  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  110          1.50   4.50  2♠ S      ♣5  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        300    0.00   6.00  4 N -3   ♠4  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A3-Gore-Moxley

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 12?

The 2 bid is quite enough of a preemptive strike here, although 3 will be chosen by some. Passing the East hand, for all of its faults, is a bit too timid, especially nonvulnerable against vulnerable opponents. Style dictates whether it's 2 or 3, no more and no less.

South cannot be happy about the overcall, for the QJ are demoted to the point of invisibility, and that leaves just 8 working HCP. A double might be reasonable, despite the two card difference between spades and hearts. A 2 bid is unreasonable for lack of HCP values. Double and 2 later is an idea, but that treatment is typically reserved for six card spade suits without the requisite values for a direct 2 bid.

In short, South has no bid to fit the situation after East makes either club bid! Nevertheless, passing is too passive, so the suggestion from these parts is to double and try for some plus score.



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6 ♠-
A6
AKT732
♣K9652
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠AQ987
QT
Q986
♣QT
♠JT
K9875432
-
♣J87
♠K65432
J
J54
♣A43
14
125
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5 2♠ 2NT  ♥4
EW: 3  ♣1/2 ♦2 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: +400 5-NS/5♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  550          6.00   0.00  5* N     ♠J  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  150          4.50   1.50  2 N +3   ♠J  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Green-Mok
  150          4.50   1.50  4♣ N +1   9  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  130          3.00   3.00  3 N +1   ♠T  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        110    2.00   4.00  2 E      ♠2  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Lux-Noor
        620    0.50   5.50  4 E      ♣A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        620    0.50   5.50  4 E      ♣A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A3-Gore-Moxley

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  PassPass
1223
Pass4Pass5
PassPassPass 

Yes, I see the eight card heart suit. Also the quality of that suit. Also the vulnerability. West did not have to have such a wonderful dummy, either. So to each his own. Have to concede that a 3 bid would put enormous pressure on North, but would not shut him out. 4NT balancing by North would fetch five clubs, which makes. So will 3 change the result? Or push NS into a game they were not going to bid otherwise? Passing the East hand is reasonable, vulnerable, hoping that partner has a hand and that a bid may yet be made.

South's K is just about useless, but the singleton heart, club ace, and honor third in North's first suit are all big plus values. If North had not made a game try with 4, South would not have been very much interested, but that 4 bid hit every nerve just at the right frequency. 4 is a very strong bid in context and North's intention was for South to be especially mindful of qualities such as those actually held.

Expect a good result for good bidding.



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7 ♠Q
976
AK92
♣T9542
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠9854
KJ5
JT6
♣K76
♠A732
AQ3
754
♣AQ8
♠KJT6
T842
Q83
♣J3
9
816
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 1  ♣6 ♠6 NT6
EW: 1♣ 1♠ 1NT  ♦6 ♥6
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  200          5.50   0.50  3N E -2   ♠6  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  200          5.50   0.50  4♠ E -2   ♣J  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  100          3.50   2.50  1N E -1   ♠6  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Green-Mok
  100          3.50   2.50  2♠ W -1   A  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A3-Gore-Moxley
   90          2.00   4.00  1N N      8  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        110    0.50   5.50  2♠ W      A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        110    0.50   5.50  2♠ E      2  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Lux-Noor

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
PassPass1NTPass
PassPass  

NS are vulnerable, so don't expect frisky bids. Some hands are destined for one level contracts. this is one such.

Should West bid 2, Stayman? With 8 HCP some players think it is a duty to invite game. I'm in the other camp. With 8 HCP you'd better have some other reason to invite game, such as a five card suit. With 4333 pattern and no synergy among the honors, there is no particular reason to move from 1NT. Pass and hope the opponents step in a pile, when you can administer the red card for plus 200 or so.

At matchpoints (aren't you tired of hearing this? But it is true), it is unnecessary to push to close games. If partner has to make good plays to make games, the same number of tricks will bring in just about the same number of matchpoints. It is about matchpoints, not total points or IMPs that we are playing here.

1NT is the last theoretical plus score. Plus 90 should be a good result. Take it.



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8 ♠KJ4
95
T9765
♣863
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠T762
64
AQ843
♣QT
♠A8
AKT8732
K
♣K52
♠Q953
QJ
J2
♣AJ974
4
817
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥1 ♠4 NT1
EW: 2♣ 2 6 2♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -980 6-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
        200    5.00   1.00  3 E +2   J  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        200    5.00   1.00  2 E +3   ♠3  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        200    5.00   1.00  2 E +3   ♣4  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        230    2.50   3.50  2 E +4   J  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        230    2.50   3.50  1 E +5   ♣A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Green-Mok
        450    1.00   5.00  4 E +1   ♠3  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Lux-Noor
        480    0.00   6.00  4 E +2   J  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass1Pass
1Pass3Pass
4All pass  

12 tricks when the QJ fall doubleton, when missing a side ace. Not good enough odds for slam, and in truth, no one will conceive that slam is likely. that result requires not just the lucky heart suit, but the quick discard of a spade loser and a club ruff. There just is not time or motivation to find out about those things.

I'm supposing a spade lead, jeopardizing the twelfth trick. Declarer wins the A, AQ, ditching the spade, and places the Q on the table, getting the club ruff before touching trumps, which by then must be played from the top.

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9 ♠KJT73
Q3
K8
♣A543
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠AQ92
K92
AJ74
♣82
♠8
AT8654
96
♣KT97
♠654
J7
QT532
♣QJ6
13
147
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥3 ♠6 NT3
EW: 1/2♣ 1 4 -/1♠ 3NT
       ♠6/7
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -620 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
         50    5.50   0.50  2♠ N -1   9  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A3-Gore-Moxley
         50    5.50   0.50  2♠ N -1   ♣7  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        100    4.00   2.00  2♠ N -2   A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Green-Mok
        140    3.00   3.00  2 W +1   ♠J  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        150    2.00   4.00  2♠ N -3   A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        200    0.50   5.50  3♠ N -4   A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        200    0.50   5.50  3 E +2   ♠4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Lux-Noor
10 ♠T6
A9754
94
♣Q954
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠75
862
A653
♣AJ83
♠AKQ92
JT3
QJT
♣T7
♠J843
KQ
K872
♣K62
6
913
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♦5 ♠4 NT5
EW: 1♣ 2 2♠ 1NT  ♥6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.50   0.50  1N W -1   5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  100          5.50   0.50  1N W -1   4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Green-Mok
         90    4.00   2.00  1N W      5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        110    3.00   3.00  2♠ E      2  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A7-Lux-Noor
        120    2.00   4.00  1N W +1   4  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        140    1.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   ♣2  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        200    0.00   6.00  2 N -2   ♠K  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
11 ♠AK86543
J954
63
♣-
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠T92
KT87
JT752
♣2
♠-
63
KQ98
♣AQJT984
♠QJ7
AQ2
A4
♣K7653
8
412
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 5♠ 3NT  ♣3 ♦3
EW: 3♣ 2  ♥2 ♠1 NT2
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +450 5♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  980          6.00   0.00  6♠ N      ♣A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  480          4.50   1.50  4♠ N +2   ♣A  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A7-Lux-Noor
  480          4.50   1.50  4♠ N +2   ♣A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Green-Mok
  450          3.00   3.00  4♠ N +1   K  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  420          2.00   4.00  4♠ S      7  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  100          1.00   5.00  5♣* E -1  A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Gore-Moxley
         50    0.00   6.00  4♠ N -1   ♣A  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
12 ♠KJ7
A9765
K94
♣A4
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠QT32
K8
A832
♣J52
♠A965
Q
T65
♣KQT63
♠84
JT432
QJ7
♣987
15
1011
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3  ♣4 ♦5 ♠4 NT6
EW: 2♣ 1 2♠ 1NT  ♥4
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +100 3♠*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  200          6.00   0.00  4♣ E -4   J  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  140          4.00   2.00  3 N      ♣K  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Green-Mok
  140          4.00   2.00  2 N +1   ♠A  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A7-Lux-Noor
  140          4.00   2.00  2 N +1   ♣K  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  110          2.00   4.00  2 N      Q  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        130    1.00   5.00  4♣ E      J  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        140    0.00   6.00  3♠ W      A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Gore-Moxley
13 ♠QJT
K52
QJ963
♣KT
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠7
AQ643
KT84
♣J95
♠A642
JT98
52
♣873
♠K9853
7
A7
♣AQ642
12
105
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3 4♠ 2NT  ♥5
EW: 1  ♣2 ♦4 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +620 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  650          5.50   0.50  4♠ S +1   4  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  650          5.50   0.50  4♠ S +1   4  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      ♣6  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A6-Green-Mok
  170          3.00   3.00  2♠ S +2   A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A7-Lux-Noor
  110          2.00   4.00  3 N      J  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        100    0.50   5.50  3N N -1   J  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        100    0.50   5.50  4♠ S -1   4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
14 ♠KJ8543
T2
J7
♣A96
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠Q92
AQJ953
KQ
♣KJ
♠7
864
9532
♣Q7432
♠AT6
K7
AT864
♣T85
9
182
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3/4♠ 1/3NT  ♣5 ♦6 ♥3
EW: 1♣ 4  ♦5 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 20 - 18 = +2
Par: +100 5*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  140          6.00   0.00  3♠ N      4  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
         50    5.00   1.00  4♠ N -1   8  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        100    3.50   2.50  3♠ N -2   8  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A6-Green-Mok
        100    3.50   2.50  3♠ N -2   4  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        110    2.00   4.00  1 W +1   J  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        170    1.00   5.00  3 W +1   ♠K  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A7-Lux-Noor
        300    0.00   6.00  4♠* N -2  6  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
15 ♠QT9
A9
QJ652
♣T87
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠AK64
2
KT743
♣AQ2
♠J87
QJ87653
9
♣J3
♠532
KT4
A8
♣K9654
9
165
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1NT  ♦6 ♥4 ♠5
EW: -/1 3 1/2♠
       ♣6/5 ♦6/7 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  250          6.00   0.00  4N W -5   5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  100          5.00   1.00  1N E -2   ♣6  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A7-Lux-Noor
   50          2.50   3.50  3N W -1   ♣7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
   50          2.50   3.50  1♠ W -1   A  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A6-Green-Mok
   50          2.50   3.50  4 E -1   A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Gore-Moxley
   50          2.50   3.50  3 W -1   ♣T  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        420    0.00   6.00  4 E      ♣4  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
16 ♠KT8
A3
Q432
♣J985
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠J964
KJT8
A975
♣A
♠A
Q97652
T
♣T7642
♠Q7532
4
KJ86
♣KQ3
10
136
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 3♠  ♣6 ♥1 NT5
EW: 5 2NT  ♣6 ♦4 ♠4
LoTT: 20 - 18 = +2
Par: -300 5♠*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  720          6.00   0.00  1♠** S +1 ♣A  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A7-Lux-Noor
        140    5.00   1.00  2 E +1   8  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A6-Green-Mok
        170    4.00   2.00  3 E +1   5  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        230    3.00   3.00  2 E +4   ♠2  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        650    1.50   4.50  4 E +1   ♠Q  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        650    1.50   4.50  4 E +1   ♠7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        680    0.00   6.00  4 E +2   ♠3  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
17 ♠QT853
4
A82
♣K975
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠KJ
KJT93
KQ743
♣6
♠A9762
A6
J65
♣A82
♠4
Q8752
T9
♣QJT43
9
1313
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣  ♦2 ♥3 ♠4 NT3
EW: 4 4 3♠ 2NT  ♣6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -420 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  150          6.00   0.00  3 W -3   ♣5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Gore-Moxley
  100          4.50   1.50  3N E -2   ♣Q  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  100          4.50   1.50  4 W -2   ♠3  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        210    3.00   3.00  2N E +3   ♠4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        400    2.00   4.00  5 W      4  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A7-Lux-Noor
        430    0.50   5.50  3N W +1   2  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        430    0.50   5.50  3N E +1   7  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A6-Green-Mok
18 ♠K965
KQJ
842
♣654
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠T43
A73
KQJT5
♣82
♠Q872
T4
963
♣QT97
♠AJ
98652
A7
♣AKJ3
9
104
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 1 5 2♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣3/2 ♦5 ♥2 ♠5/4 NT2
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +650 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  650          5.50   0.50  4 S +1   K  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
  650          5.50   0.50  4 S +1   T  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Gore-Moxley
  170          4.00   2.00  2 S +2   4  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A7-Lux-Noor
   50          3.00   3.00  2 W -1   K  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        100    1.00   5.00  4 S -1   K  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
        100    1.00   5.00  4 S -1   K  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A6-Green-Mok
        100    1.00   5.00  2♣ S -1   K  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
19 ♠AKQ9
3
J98
♣J9763
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠T8
A874
T542
♣K84
♠J632
QJ9
A7
♣AQ52
♠754
KT652
KQ63
♣T
11
714
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 1♠  ♣6 ♥6 NT6
EW: 1♣ 1 -/1NT
       ♦6 ♠5 NT6/7
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -90 1NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  120          6.00   0.00  1N S +1   ♠A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Gore-Moxley
   80          5.00   1.00  1♠ N      Q  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
         50    3.00   3.00  1N N -1   ♠2  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A6-Green-Mok
         50    3.00   3.00  2♠ N -1   ♣A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A7-Lux-Noor
         50    3.00   3.00  2 S -1   ♠T  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        120    0.50   5.50  1N W +1   ♠A  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        120    0.50   5.50  1N E +1   5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
20 ♠T42
5
AJ52
♣76542
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AJ9
AJT7
QT6
♣AJ9
♠KQ865
Q9
843
♣KQT
♠73
K86432
K97
♣83
5
1712
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥5 ♠2 NT2
EW: 2♣ 2 2 4♠ 3NT
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.92   0.08  4♠ W -1   5  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A6-Green-Mok
        600    4.75   1.25  3N W      2  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Gore-Moxley
        630    3.00   3.00  3N W +1   5  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
        630    3.00   3.00  3N W +1   2  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
        650    1.25   4.75  4♠ W +1   5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Treakle-Treakle
        660    0.08   5.92  3N W +2   ♣2  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
21 ♠T5
KT84
AT3
♣JT85
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KQ87
AQ53
K962
♣4
♠J642
J976
Q87
♣93
♠A93
2
J54
♣AKQ762
8
144
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 1 3NT  ♥6 ♠5
EW: 1 1/2♠  ♣3 ♦6 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +300 4♠*-W-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  130          5.50   0.50  2♣ S +2   ♠K  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Donaldson-Kalinyak
  130          5.50   0.50  2♣ S +2   ♠K  A3-Riehl-Barry vs A6-Green-Mok
  110          2.50   3.50  3♣ S      ♠K  A2-Breen-Sokol vs A4-Reed-McIntyre
  110          2.50   3.50  3♣ S      ♠K  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Gore-Moxley
  110          2.50   3.50  3♣ S      ♠7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A7-Lux-Noor
  110          2.50   3.50  2♣ N +1   ♠8  A6-Altavilla-Krecki vs A5-Svetlik-Heller
   50          0.00   6.00  3♠ E -1   ♣A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Treakle-Treakle