- Saturday Morn - September 15, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 370 MP  Geomean: 220 MP
(based on 15 players, 1 non ACBL player ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Sendell - Jeannette Stern 62.49 1st A 1.50
Sally Reed - Wayne McIntyre 60.18 2nd A 1.13
Barbara Alexander - Jean Lesieutre 51.40 3rd A 0.84
Ba1 Jie - Cord Hedegard 51.26 2nd C 0.22
EVENT>Saturday Morning Open (None/500/300)    |SESSION>Saturday Morn|SECTION> OO
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DATE>September 15, 2018 |CLUB NO.>150680    | 09/15/2018 12:55
---------------------,-- ------------------- -------------,---------------------
DIR> Cord Hedegard   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
------------,-------- ,-------------------------,--------- ---------------------
AVE>   36.0 |TOP>   3 |MP LIMITS>None/500/300   |CLUB>H & H Club
------------ --------- ------------------------- -------------------------------
PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=6/C=4                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Fran Soskins           Louise Barnard           C    .     .     .     36.35  50.49
 2 Cord Hedegard          Ba1 Jie                  C    .     .     2     36.91  51.26  0.22(C)
 3 Barbara Alexander      Jean Lesieutre           A    3     .     .     37.01  51.40  0.84(A)
 4 Sally Reed             Wayne McIntyre           C    2     2     1     43.33  60.18  1.13(A)
 5 Patricia Heller        Leon Heller              A    .     .     .     26.84  37.28
 6 Elizabeth Sebring      Doris Jones              C    .     .     .     29.71  41.26
 7 Jeannette Stern        Carol Sendell            B    1     1     .     44.99  62.49  1.50(A)
 8 Keith Hedlund          Joan Roberts             B    .     .     .     32.16  44.67
                                          Totals                         287.30

Hands and Results
1 ♠KJ54
AK9
AQ65
♣A2
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠QT632
Q
JT94
♣K95
♠98
JT754
K873
♣T6
♠A7
8632
2
♣QJ8743
21
84
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 2 4 2♠ 5/3NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦5 ♥2/3 ♠5 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +920 6♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          3.00   0.00  3N N +2   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  430          1.00   2.00  3N N +1   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
  430          1.00   2.00  3N N +1   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO5-Heller-Heller
  430          1.00   2.00  3N N +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 2NTPass3
Pass3Pass3NT
All pass   

Bidding a slam is totally beyond the pale. In 3NT, declarer's plan will be to set up the club suit by playing first the ace and then another, spurning any idea of a finesse for the simple reason that the only entry to the dummy to take a finesse would kill the entry to the once-established club suit. Furthermore, it is not possible to run the suit even with more entries. The T is missing.

So win the opening lead and play A followed by 2 toward the south honors. When the suit splits 3-2, declarer has five club tricks for the piggy bank, and the A for an entry to cash them.

Thus, with the Q located in a friendly spot, eleven tricks will come roaring home.



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2 ♠T4
K86
KT7642
♣KJ
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠Q97
J2
QJ95
♣T942
♠AJ852
Q43
A
♣A765
♠K63
AT975
83
♣Q83
10
615
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 3  ♣5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 2♣ 2♠ 1NT  ♦5 ♥4
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +100 3♠*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          3.00   0.00  3♠ E -2   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO5-Heller-Heller
   50          2.00   1.00  3♠ E -1   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
        140    1.00   2.00  3♠ E      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
        200    0.00   3.00  3 N -2   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Pass
1NT2PassPass
2All pass  

North's 2 bid prevents NS from finding the heart fit, but South was rather hamstrung anyhow, especially vulnerable against not. Had North refrained from bidding, East would have bid 2 and West's correction to 2 would end the contract. Much better!

A raise to 2 by West would have surely set EW too high, for East would surely have made a game try that would have backfired.

Better for West is to slow the auction so that the three level might be avoided.



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3 ♠A9732
62
KQ63
♣J6
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠J864
974
T9874
♣4
♠KQT
T5
AJ
♣QT8753
♠5
AKQJ83
52
♣AK92
10
112
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2 5 2/1♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥2/1 ♠5 NT2/1
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +450 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  480          3.00   0.00  4 S +2   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
  420          1.00   2.00  4 S      OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  420          1.00   2.00  4 S      OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO5-Heller-Heller
  420          1.00   2.00  4 S      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   1
Pass123
Pass4All pass 

Not a hard auction for such a fine hand as South's, provided North understands the value of his hand. Trump support is not needed, just quality honors.

Had East not interjected with a 2 overcall, South might well have jump shifted to 3, after which North would have tried 3NT, but South would bid 4 regardless, needing no help in the heart suit.

The club overcall will assuredly obtain a club lead, but West was likely to lead a singleton in any case. Either way, the club lead assures three club tricks for South, and eleven tricks.

On the other hand, if the club suit is left alone by the defense, South is very likely to try to ruff a club before drawing trumps. Suppose a trump lead -- South wins and plays the AK (OOOPS!), ruffed and another trumps, holding declarer to ONE club trick rather than three.

Boy, oh boy, oh boy, what a disaster!



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4 ♠J732
J9853
5
♣K98
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠954
T74
K73
♣T763
♠AK6
2
QJT986
♣A54
♠QT8
AKQ6
A42
♣QJ2
5
314
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 4 2♠  ♦5 NT6
EW: 2  ♣6 ♥3 ♠4 NT5
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +620 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  620          2.00   1.00  4 N      OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
  620          2.00   1.00  4 N      OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO5-Heller-Heller
  620          2.00   1.00  4 N      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
  170          0.00   3.00  3 N +1   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO6-Sebring-Jones

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass11NT
Pass2Pass3
Pass4All pass 

Well, the game makes, and one might point a finger at South for having too good a hand for a 1NT overcall, but the hand is flat and full of quacks, so 1NT was a reasonable bid. In fact, 4 is rather lucky to make, for it would not be overly surprising for there to be a spade ruff, and the honors are really working well together. Note the synergy of the Q, J, and T. Note the purity and lack of duplication in the diamond suit. Note the harmony of the club honors.

A bit on the lucky side. Hardly anyone will bid the game. Be happy.



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5 ♠Q8542
AJ8
Q43
♣AK
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KJ93
KT92
A6
♣J73
♠AT76
Q3
T97
♣Q854
♠-
7654
KJ852
♣T962
16
128
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 2 1/-NT
       ♣6 ♠5 NT7/6
EW: 2♠  ♣6 ♦4 ♥4 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          3.00   0.00  1N N +2   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
  110          2.00   1.00  3 S      OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  100          1.00   2.00  3♠ E -2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
   80          0.00   3.00  1♠ N      OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1NTPassPass
Pass   

Sometimes it is better to open 1 of a major and other times it is better to open 1NT when holding 15-17 HCP and a 5332 pattern. Trying to identify factors favoring one bid over another within that framework is a trying task. Some that favor 1NT are a weak trump suit, minimum HCP, possession of tenaces, and holding three cards in the other major (so that a transfer to that major will not lose a 5-3 fit).

On this hand the reason that 1NT wins is not so much within the context of what North holds, rather the awful hand held by South -- a void in the major suit and just 4 HCP, COUPLED with the fortunate diamond holding, in which one opponent holds Ax, preventing a holdup play.

Today the 1NT opening bid works, but don't close the door on the investigation -- there are also drawbacks.



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6 ♠T76
KJ753
AQ8
♣K5
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠K9852
Q8
T7
♣QJ93
♠QJ4
9642
K932
♣A2
♠A3
AT
J654
♣T8764
13
810
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 2/1  ♠5 NT6/5
EW: 2♠  ♣5 ♦5 ♥5 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -100 3*-S/3*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          3.00   0.00  2♠ W -1   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
   90          2.00   1.00  1N N      OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
         50    1.00   2.00  1N S -1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
        100    0.00   3.00  1N S -2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  PassPass
Pass1Pass1NT
Pass2Pass2
2PassPassPass

It pays to compete and it pays to time your competitive noises to prevent partner from getting excited. After West has passed twice, spades seem very safe and East will have no radical ideas.

A difficult hand for commentary, because a reasonable alternative to the one shown is for North to pass the 1NT response, and the final contract could be 1NT. A spade lead from West is rather marked, and then the EW score could be minus 200 on perfect defense. On the other hand, the defense might let declarer off with minus 100, a better score than minus 110 for 2.

All very complicated on a rather blah hand.



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7 ♠6
AKQ7
T72
♣AKQJ3
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠Q943
52
AQJ54
♣T4
♠AJ7
93
K9863
♣872
♠KT852
JT864
-
♣965
19
98
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 6 2♠ 1NT  ♦5
EW: 2  ♣1 ♥1 ♠5 NT3
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: +1400 7*-EW-5
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          2.50   0.50  4 N +2   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  680          2.50   0.50  4 N +2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
  230          1.00   2.00  2 N +4   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
  150          0.00   3.00  4♣ N +1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
Pass1Pass1
Pass2Pass3
Pass4Pass4
Pass4NTPass6
Pass6All pass 

South's hand evaluation rises dramatically during the auction precisely when North reverses into 2. Not enough, mind you, to Splinter with 4, but surely enough to answer with a control bid 4 over North's slam-seeking 4 control bid! North, grateful to hear about the diamond control, bids 4NT.

At the point in time that North bids 4NT, 1430 Roman Keycard Blackwood , the question becomes whether South should show his void, and if so, how? YES, he should. How? Well, my personal recipe varies from the "standard," in which you show an even number with a 5NT bid and jump to six in your void to show an odd number.

My personal preference is to deny a void if that is in a natural suit bid by partner and show it if it is in a suit bid by the opponents or known to be shortness by virtue of my own splintering or control bidding. And the method changes, too. Instead of the standard formula, which has the extra burden of showing the suit of the void, my method, with a known void, can employ 1430 specifics: 5NT shows 1 or 4 key cards, 6 shows 0/3, 6 2 without the trump queen, and 6 2 with, the normal hierarchy.

Using my methods, the void must be diamonds (never would I show a club void, and South has bid both spades and hearts), and the number being "0," the second step is taken.

A 19 HCP opposite 4 HCP slam. Not bad.



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8 ♠AKQ
54
Q75
♣QT976
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠T762
QJ98
AJT9
♣4
♠J9854
T7
6432
♣J3
♠3
AK632
K8
♣AK852
13
82
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 2 4 1♠ 6NT
EW:  ♣0 ♦5 ♥2 ♠6 NT1
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: +990 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  940          3.00   0.00  6♣ N +1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
  460          2.00   1.00  3N N +2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
  440          1.00   2.00  5♣ N +2   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
        300    0.00   3.00  6* S -2  OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
9 ♠QJ4
T8
AQJT
♣KQ83
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠T8532
AQ5
72
♣AT5
♠AK96
9762
K3
♣J92
♠7
KJ43
98654
♣764
15
1011
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣6 ♥4 ♠3 NT3
EW: 1♣ 2/3 4♠ 3NT  ♦5
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -500 5*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    2.50   0.50  1N N -2   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        100    2.50   0.50  1N N -2   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
        110    1.00   2.00  2 E +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
        140    0.00   3.00  2♠ E +1   OO6-Sebring-Jones vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
10 ♠K2
KT985
T43
♣862
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠J85
Q7
Q952
♣AKT3
♠AQ943
4
J7
♣QJ975
♠T76
AJ632
AK86
♣4
6
1210
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 3  ♣3 ♠3 NT3
EW: 4♣ 4♠  ♦6 ♥4 NT6
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: -500 5*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          3.00   0.00  2 S +1   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
  100          2.00   1.00  4♠ E -1   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        620    1.00   2.00  4♠ E      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
        650    0.00   3.00  4♠ E +1   OO6-Sebring-Jones vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
11 ♠752
AJ652
T6
♣K97
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠Q98
K73
Q872
♣QT3
♠AKJ4
T4
KJ93
♣864
♠T63
Q98
A54
♣AJ52
8
912
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 2 2NT  ♦5 ♠6
EW: 2 1♠  ♣5 ♥4 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +100 3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          2.83   0.17  1N W -1   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        110    0.83   2.17  3 E      OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
        110    0.83   2.17  2 E +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
12 ♠8
QT53
A543
♣T953
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠KJ53
4
J972
♣K842
♠7642
K976
KQT86
♣-
♠AQT9
AJ82
-
♣AQJ76
6
88
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 4 2NT  ♦6 ♠6
EW: 1 1♠  ♣2 ♥2 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +600 5♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          2.83   0.17  4♠* W -2  OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        100    0.83   2.17  4 N -1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
        100    0.83   2.17  4 N -1   OO7-Stern-Sendell vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
13 ♠-
643
AK743
♣Q9654
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠AJT543
-
QJ62
♣T73
♠KQ86
AT95
85
♣A82
♠972
KQJ872
T9
♣KJ
9
813
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/2♣ 2 4  ♠3 NT5
EW: 4♠ 2NT  ♣5 ♦4 ♥2
LoTT: 20 - 19 = +1
Par: -200 5*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          3.00   0.00  4♠* W -1  OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
  100          2.00   1.00  4♠ W -1   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
        620    1.00   2.00  4♠ W      OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
        650    0.00   3.00  4♠ W +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
14 ♠QJT64
KT6
T
♣T872
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠K87
AJ83
AK54
♣94
♠5
Q9754
Q93
♣J653
♠A932
2
J8762
♣AKQ
6
155
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3♠  ♦6 ♥4 NT5
EW: 1 2  ♣5 ♠3 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          3.00   0.00  4♠ S      OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
  140          2.00   1.00  3♠ N      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
         50    1.00   2.00  4♠ N -1   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
        140    0.00   3.00  2 W +1   OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
15 ♠K3
KJ42
92
♣JT843
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠Q8
AQ83
KJT8
♣Q97
♠T7542
T76
Q73
♣A2
♠AJ96
95
A654
♣K65
8
146
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ -/1 1 1♠ 1NT  ♦6/7
EW:  ♣3 ♦6 ♥6 ♠5/6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: +110 3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          2.50   0.50  1N S +2   OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
  150          2.50   0.50  1N N +2   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  110          1.00   2.00  2♣ N +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
         90    0.00   3.00  1N W      OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
16 ♠8762
K52
J76
♣A32
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠AKJ94
9
T94
♣KQ86
♠3
JT87643
85
♣974
♠QT5
AQ
AKQ32
♣JT5
8
131
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1♠ 2/4NT  ♣5/6 ♥4/5
EW: 1♣ 1  ♦3 ♠6 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +430 4NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          3.00   0.00  3♠ W -4   OO5-Heller-Heller vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
  110          1.50   1.50  2 S +1   OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre
  110          1.50   1.50  2 S +1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
        100    0.00   3.00  4 S -2   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
17 ♠Q72
AKT8
J75
♣A72
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠6
J543
AQ983
♣865
♠AKJ53
76
K2
♣QJ93
♠T984
Q92
T64
♣KT4
14
714
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦5/4 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 2♣ 2 1 1♠ 1NT
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          3.00   0.00  2♠ E -1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        100    2.00   1.00  2 N -2   OO6-Sebring-Jones vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
        110    1.00   2.00  1♠ E +1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
        120    0.00   3.00  1N W +1   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
18 ♠9432
Q974
AQ74
♣7
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠A7
8632
983
♣T964
♠T865
JT
JT52
♣AJ2
♠KQJ
AK5
K6
♣KQ853
8
47
21
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 4 5 4♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦3 ♥2 ♠3 NT2
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +660 5NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  690          3.00   0.00  3N S +3   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO5-Heller-Heller
  660          1.50   1.50  3N S +2   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
  660          1.50   1.50  3N S +2   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
        300    0.00   3.00  5♣ N -3   OO6-Sebring-Jones vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
19 ♠63
T6
KJ84
♣J8653
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠QT4
Q83
Q9753
♣AK
♠AK82
AJ9752
62
♣7
♠J975
K4
AT
♣QT942
5
1312
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦5 ♥2 ♠4 NT4
EW: 2 4 3♠ 3NT  ♣5
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -500 5♣*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        620    2.50   0.50  4 E      OO6-Sebring-Jones vs OO1-Soskins-Barnard
        620    2.50   0.50  4 E      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        650    0.50   2.50  4 E +1   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
        650    0.50   2.50  4 E +1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
20 ♠A94
742
Q984
♣J95
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠Q8652
AT95
K32
♣T
♠JT73
QJ
76
♣AQ763
♠K
K863
AJT5
♣K842
7
910
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♥5 ♠3 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1 4♠  ♦5 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          2.83   0.17  3♠ W -1   OO2-Hedegard-Jie vs OO4-Reed-McIntyre
        140    1.50   1.50  3♠ E      OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        620    0.17   2.83  4♠ W      OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
21 ♠QJ876
KQ82
J42
♣Q
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠A5
973
K865
♣KJ52
♠K42
AJT64
7
♣T986
♠T93
5
AQT93
♣A743
11
118
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/2 2♠  ♣4 ♥4 NT5
EW: 3♣ 2 1NT  ♦5 ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -110 3♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
    PASS       3.00   0.00  Pass Out  OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        100    2.00   1.00  2♠ N -1   OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
        170    1.00   2.00  2 E +2   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
        200    0.00   3.00  3♠ N -2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
22 ♠AKQT63
QT2
82
♣J5
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠84
J97643
T5
♣AQ7
♠J972
K
A763
♣T842
♠5
A85
KQJ94
♣K963
12
78
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3 1 3♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦3 ♥6 ♠4 NT3
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +400 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          3.00   0.00  3N S +2   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
  140          2.00   1.00  3♠ N      OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
         50    1.00   2.00  4♠ N -1   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
        100    0.00   3.00  3N N -2   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
23 ♠A
Q6
KT543
♣AQ976
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠T942
A874
A86
♣T8
♠KQ7653
K2
97
♣542
♠J8
JT953
QJ2
♣KJ3
15
88
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4 3  ♠4 NT6
EW: 3♠  ♣3 ♦3 ♥4 NT3
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: +130 4-NS/4♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  930          3.00   0.00  3* S +1  OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
        100    2.00   1.00  5♣ N -1   OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO5-Heller-Heller
        300    0.50   2.50  3N N -3   OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
        300    0.50   2.50  3N N -3   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
24 ♠Q42
J975
J986
♣K7
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠A6
632
KT
♣AQ9432
♠J8753
K84
Q72
♣JT
♠KT9
AQT
A543
♣865
7
137
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 2 2♠ 1NT  ♣6
EW: 1♣  ♦3 ♥3 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS/2-NS/3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          3.00   0.00  3 S      OO4-Reed-McIntyre vs OO7-Stern-Sendell
  100          2.00   1.00  3N E -2   OO8-Hedlund-Roberts vs OO6-Sebring-Jones
         90    0.50   2.50  2♣ W      OO1-Soskins-Barnard vs OO2-Hedegard-Jie
         90    0.50   2.50  2♣ W      OO3-Alexander-Lesieutre vs OO5-Heller-Heller