- Monday Aft - September 25, 2017

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Field strength:  Mean: 1321 MP  Geomean: 827 MP
(based on 32 players)
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Partnership Pct Rank MP
Marianne Van Gelder - Sam Dodson 65.77 1st OA 2.63
Brad Dow - Fred Quadros 63.10 2nd OA 1.97
Richard Hendrick - Tom Codey 59.82 3rd OA 1.48
Lauren Upson - Tim Gillott 55.95 4th OA 1.11
Betty Jackson - Ray Boehne 54.17 5th OA 0.83
Jean Bratton - John Bratton 53.87 1st OC 0.95
Charles Rauch - Incy Brooks 50.00 2nd OC 0.71
EVENT>Club Champ               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> A N-S
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DATE>September 25, 2017 |CLUB NO.>217133    | 09/25/2017 15:43
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DIR> Larry Slayton   |RATING>Club Championship (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
------------,-------- ,-------------------------,--------- ---------------------
AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   7 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/500  |CLUB>Monday Duplicate Pairs
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=4/C=3                       ,---,-----------------,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |      Overall    |           Section       |      |Final    |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Helen Rubin            Mitsuo Tatsugawa         A   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     82.50  49.11
 2 Sam Dodson             Marianne Van Gelder      A   1     .     .   |   1     .     .    110.50  65.77  2.63(OA)
 3 Barbara Alexander      Alexander Henderson      C   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     66.00  39.29
 4 Brad Dow               Fred Quadros             B   2     1     .   |   2     1     .    106.00  63.10  1.97(OA)
 5 Judy Lesieutre         Nancy Borucki            A   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     80.00  47.62
 6 Thomas Crawley         Jean Lesieutre           A   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     71.50  42.56
 7 Charles Rauch          Incy Brooks              C   .     .     2   |   3     2     1     84.00  50.00  0.71(OC)
 8 Jim Ringrose           Dennis Vanmiddlesworth   C   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     71.50  42.56
                                          Totals                                            672.00

EVENT>Club Champ               |SESSION>Monday Aft   |SECTION> A E-W
------------------------,------ ------------,-------- --------------------------
AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   7 |MP LIMITS>None/1250/500  |CLUB>Monday Duplicate Pairs
------------ --------- ------------------------- -------------------------------
PAIRS IN STRAT A=8/B=7/C=3                       ,---,-----------------,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |      Overall    |           Section       |      |Final    |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Tim Gillott            Lauren Upson             B   4     3     .   |   2     2     .     94.00  55.95  1.11(OA)
 2 Kurt Schnebele         Laura Quinn              C   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     69.50  41.37
 3 Konny Murray           Arlene Seckel            B   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     77.00  45.83
 4 John Bratton           Jean Bratton             C   .     4     1   |   .     3     1     90.50  53.87  0.95(OC)
 5 Judy Dudley            Sue Finley               B   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     68.50  40.77
 6 Ray Boehne             Betty Jackson            A   5     .     .   |   3     .     .     91.00  54.17  0.83(OA)
 7 Fran Soskins           Barbara Genovese         C   .     .     .   |   .     .     .     81.00  48.21
 8 Tom Codey              Richard Hendrick         B   3     2     .   |   1     1     .    100.50  59.82  1.48(OA)
                                          Totals                                            672.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠972
QJ4
JT75
♣A75
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠AJT43
KT73
62
♣K6
♠Q65
A962
KQ8
♣Q84
♠K8
85
A943
♣JT932
8
1113
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♥3 ♠3 NT4
EW: -/1♣ 4 4♠ 2/3NT
       ♣6/7 ♦6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -420 4♠-EW/4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        150    7.00   0.00  2N E +1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        170    5.50   1.50  2♠ W +2   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        170    5.50   1.50  2 W +2   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        200    4.00   3.00  2♠ W +3   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        420    1.50   5.50  4♠ W      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        420    1.50   5.50  4♠ E      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        420    1.50   5.50  4 W      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        420    1.50   5.50  4 W      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A5-Dudley-Finley

David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass1Pass
1Pass1NTPass
21Pass22Pass
23Pass3Pass
4All pass  
  1. artificial, signoff, an invitation, or a choice of games
  2. forced
  3. invitational, 5+ and 4+

Lynn Berg typically provides analysis for 299ers on boards 1-18. Additionally, analysis for more advanced players is available for boards 1, 3, 7, and 9-10.

The Bidding: With 3-3 in the minors, it is standard for East to open 1. West, with 5-4 in the majors, responds 1. East's 1NT rebid shows a minimum balanced opener with less than 4 spades. Continuations vary by partnership agreement. Two-Way New Minor Forcing is easier than New Minor Forcing because it separates game forcing and invitational hands. It is better because it conserves bidding space with game forcing hands, doesn't require a jump with 6-card invitations, and offers more choice of game auctions. Using Two-Way New Minor Forcing , West uses an artificial 2 rebid to begin an invitational sequence. East bids 2 as required. West's 2 rebid shows an invitational hand with 5+ spades and 4+ hearts. East's Losing Trick Count of 8 and 13 Support Points suggest declining the invitation. The double fit and supporting honors in the majors suggest accepting the invitation. Game is likely if West is short in clubs or has a fitting club honor. East doesn't need to make the decision on their own. A counter invitation seems best. The 4-4 heart fit should play better because ruffs can be taken in West's hand and spades can provide a source of tricks. West, with good texture in the majors and a fitting club honor places the contract at 4.

Here, West's 1NT rebid made it easy for West to describe their hand. If East's distribution was 2-4-1-6 or similar, it may have been difficult to find the heart fit after a 2 rebid. To make it easy to find a major suit fit when responder is 5-4, many partnerships play Reverse Flannery . With that agreement, West's initial response would be2 showing an invitational hand with 5 spades and 4 hearts. East invites game with a heart raise. West places the contract at 4.

The Play: Declarer has a club loser, a diamond loser, and a potential spade loser. There is just a 9% chance of avoiding a heart loser. The good news is beginning with a finesse against the Queen-Jack offers a 94% chance of avoiding 2 heart losers. Here, with hearts breaking 3-2, declarer has just 1 heart loser. So the contract depends on the finesse against the King. When the finesse wins, declarer has 10 tricks.



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2 ♠Q963
973
A3
♣QJT3
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠A5
A8
QJ2
♣AK9654
♠T742
QT5
KT64
♣72
♠KJ8
KJ642
9875
♣8
9
185
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣5 ♦5 ♠6 NT5
EW: 2♣ 2 1♠ 2NT  ♥5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          6.50   0.50  3♣ W -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A3-Murray-Seckel
   50          6.50   0.50  3♣ W -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        110    5.00   2.00  1♣ W +2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        120    3.50   3.50  2N W      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        120    3.50   3.50  2N W      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        150    2.00   5.00  2N W +1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        400    0.50   6.50  3N W      A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        400    0.50   6.50  3N E      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
3 ♠AQ763
A763
J
♣AJ9
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠5
QT942
AQ5
♣KQ43
♠JT92
K
KT43
♣8765
♠K84
J85
98762
♣T2
16
137
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣4 ♦6 ♥6 NT6
EW: 2♣ 1 1NT  ♥6 ♠5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +110 2♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          7.00   0.00  3♠ N      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  110          5.00   2.00  2♠ N      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  110          5.00   2.00  2♠ N      A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  110          5.00   2.00  1♠ N +1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  100          3.00   4.00  4♣ W -1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A1-Gillott-Upson
   80          2.00   5.00  1♠ N      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
         50    0.50   6.50  3♠ N -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
         50    0.50   6.50  3♠ N -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A3-Murray-Seckel

David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
11PassPass
DblPass1NT2
All pass   

The Bidding: After West opens 1, North overcalls 1. East has a choice between passing, responding 1NT, or a Negative Double . Doubling risks an unwelcome 2 rebid, but East's hand upgrades if there is a fit in a minor. East is a minimum (possibly a subminimum) for a 1NT Free Bid . Responding 1NT risks the partnership getting too high. Passing is also risky. West will strain to reopen with 2-5-3-3 or 1-5-(43) distribution. East will not know whether to rebid 1NT, 2, or 2. Nothing is perfect. Passing to slow down the auction seems best.

The Law of Total Tricks suggests competing to 2. The downside of an immediate advance to 2 is North, not realizing how bad South's hand is, may make a Game Try and go down at the 3-level. With a Losing Trick Count of 10, passing seems best. Playing Negative Doubles , a penalty double of an overcall isn't available. The way to penalize an overcall is to pass, hoping opener balances with a takeout oriented double. After West balances with a double, East has no interest in penalizing 1. Bidding 1NT seems best. South competes to 2. West isn't eager to defend 2, but they have already well described their hand. East, with heart shortness and spade length, isn't eager to venture a minor at the 3-level. Passing seems best.

If North-South play Transfer Advances , South doesn't need to pass 1 and later bid 2. South can show a weak spade raise with an immediate raise to 2. Now when West makes a takeout double, East can use Scrambling 2NT bid to find their club fit. It isn't easy for North to double 3 opposite a weak spade raise, but the vulnerability increases the reward for doubling. So some may venture a double.

The Play in 2: East is likely to lead their singleton King. Declarer now knows the heart layout. East has at most 5 spades. So East has at least one 4-card minor. East must have a spade stopper to prefer 1NT to bidding their minor. So East has at least Jxxx. To score all their spades, declarer will need to navigate to ruffs in the long hand. Entries to dummy are scarce. Declarer wants to score a club ruff in the short hand, and ruff diamonds in the long hand. Declarer wins the heart lead, cashes the Ace, and exits a club. West wins and leads a spade. Declarer needs the King as an entry for a diamond ruff. So declarer wins the Ace (or Queen) and exits a diamond. East, recognizing the need to lead a spade, rises with the King and leads a spade. Dummy wins the King. Declarer proceeds to ruff a diamond, ruff a club, and ruff another diamond. Declarer has 8 tricks: 3 + 1 + 2 ruffs + 1 + 1 ruff.

The Play in 3: Spade leads and continuations tap West and allow the defense to set 3. Without a spade tap, declarer has the tempo to knockout the Ace, maintain trump control, and score 9 tricks.



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4 ♠T4
Q3
K9854
♣AKQ8
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AJ9
J8754
AJ6
♣J4
♠K3
A62
QT2
♣T7532
♠Q87652
KT9
73
♣96
14
129
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♠  ♣5 ♦6 ♥5 NT5
EW: -/1♣ -/1 2 -/2NT
       ♣6/7 ♦6/7 ♠5 NT6/8
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          7.00   0.00  3♠ S      A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  110          6.00   1.00  2♠ S      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  100          4.50   2.50  3 W -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  100          4.50   2.50  3 W -1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        110    3.00   4.00  2 W      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        170    2.00   5.00  3 W +1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        200    1.00   6.00  3♠* S -1  A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        500    0.00   7.00  4 N -5   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
5 ♠K4
KQJ82
543
♣J65
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠QT976
975
J76
♣KT
♠8532
AT6
KQ8
♣982
♠AJ
43
AT92
♣AQ743
10
69
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 3 2NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣4 ♦4 ♥4 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +140 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  630          7.00   0.00  3N S +1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  600          6.00   1.00  3N S      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  120          4.50   2.50  2N S      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  120          4.50   2.50  1N S +1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  110          3.00   4.00  2 N      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        100    1.00   6.00  3N S -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        100    1.00   6.00  3N N -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        100    1.00   6.00  4 S -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
6 ♠KQJ632
A7
QT8
♣87
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠A97
KJ864
7
♣AJ42
♠T
932
KJ9643
♣K93
♠854
QT5
A52
♣QT65
12
137
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣3/4 ♦3 ♥3 NT5/6
EW: 3♣ 4 4  ♠6 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -500 4♠*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.50   0.50  4 W -2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  200          6.50   0.50  4 W -2   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  100          5.00   2.00  4 W -1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
         50    2.50   4.50  4♠ N -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A1-Gillott-Upson
         50    2.50   4.50  3♠ N -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A3-Murray-Seckel
         50    2.50   4.50  3♠ N -1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
         50    2.50   4.50  2♠ N -1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        500    0.00   7.00  4♠* N -3  A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
7 ♠63
JT98
87
♣AK852
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠874
Q72
T962
♣J73
♠Q95
653
AKJ54
♣Q4
♠AKJT2
AK4
Q3
♣T96
8
312
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 1 4 4♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦6 ♥3 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +620 4♠-NS/4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          7.00   0.00  3 E -2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  170          5.00   2.00  3♠ S +1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  170          5.00   2.00  2♠ S +2   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  170          5.00   2.00  2♠ S +2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  120          3.00   4.00  2N N      A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  110          2.00   5.00  3♣ S      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        100    0.50   6.50  3N N -1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        100    0.50   6.50  3N N -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A1-Gillott-Upson

David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   1
Pass1NTPass2NT
Pass3NTAll pass 

The Bidding: As Larry Cohen discusses in his "Should I Open 1NT w/ a 5-card Major?" article, it is common to open 1NT with 5(332) distribution to avoid rebid problems. Here, South's texture merits an upgrade. Opening 1 seems best. North, with less than a Game Force and a spade doubleton, has no alternative to a 1NT response. East's Queen is poorly situated. With only 5 diamonds, East chooses not to venture a 2 overcall. South invites with a raise to 2NT as planned. North expects the partnership to have 26-27 HCP. North knows East-West have an 8 or 9 card diamond fit. Because a 3 rebid is non-forcing, North doesn't have a way to explore which game is best. North places the contract in 3NT.

At tables where South doesn't upgrade and opens a 15-17 HCP 1NT, North knows the partnership has 23-25 HCP. North's 5-card club suit headed by the Ace-King merit an upgrade. North's heart texture is a plus. So North uses Stayman to look for a heart fit and then invites with 2NT. South is happy to accept, potentially bidding 3 along the way to show a 5-card spade suit.

The Play in 3NT by North: Against a notrump contract it is common to use the Ace (or the King) as a power lead, asking partner to unblock an honor or give count. The standard lead from AKJxx is the King. That assumes the Ace is the power lead. If using the King as the power lead, East would lead the Ace. Lacking the 10, East isn't eager to ask partner to unblock. When the doubleton Queen tables in dummy, East-West have the first 5 tricks if they don't block the diamond suit. With the Queen onside, declarer has the remaining tricks.

The Play in 3NT by South: West's standard lead is their 4th best diamond. East wins the King. When East continues with the Ace and the Queen falls, it should be clear to East to continue a low diamond to avoid blocking the suit. A good partner helps partner find the winning play. So West plays their 10 under the Queen to help partner avoid blocking the diamond suit.



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8 ♠AKT
QJ87
A32
♣652
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠8
A962
KJT76
♣KJ9
♠QJ32
KT53
-
♣AQ843
♠97654
4
Q9854
♣T7
14
1212
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦6 ♥3 ♠5 NT4
EW: 4♣ 1 4 2♠ 3NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -420 4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          7.00   0.00  6 E -3   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  110          6.00   1.00  2♠ S      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  100          4.00   3.00  4* W -1  A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  100          4.00   3.00  4 E -2   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  100          4.00   3.00  4 E -2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        430    2.00   5.00  3N E +1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        590    1.00   6.00  4* E     A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        690    0.00   7.00  4* W +1  A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A1-Gillott-Upson
9 ♠AJ95
4
QJT97
♣A95
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠QT642
72
43
♣K643
♠K8
AQJT965
A65
♣Q
♠73
K83
K82
♣JT872
12
516
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3  ♥4 ♠6 NT6
EW: 2 -/1♠  ♣4 ♦4 ♠6/7 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +110 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   1.00  2♠ E -1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  100          6.00   1.00  3 E -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  100          6.00   1.00  3 E -1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A3-Murray-Seckel
         80    4.00   3.00  1 E      A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        110    3.00   4.00  1 E +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        140    1.50   5.50  3 E      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        140    1.50   5.50  3 E      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        620    0.00   7.00  4 E      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A6-Boehne-Jackson

David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 11Pass
PassDbl22NT1
Pass3All pass 
  1. choice of minors

The Bidding: After North opens 1, East overcalls 1. South has a choice between passing, raising diamonds, and responding 1NT or 2. Raising diamonds with 3-card support isn't attractive. South is a minimum, some would say a subminimum, for a 1NT Free Bid . Responding 1NT risks getting too high. Passing seems best. West has nothing to say. Playing Negative Doubles , an immediate penalty double of an overcall isn't available. The way to penalize an overcall is to pass initially, hoping to convert a balancing double for penalty. Here, North has the right shape for a takeout oriented balancing double. East competes to 2. South isn't eager to defend 2 when a minor suit fit is available and the vulnerability is favorable. South's club suit is weak. South doesn't know which minor is best. A 2NT bid cannot be natural here. Using 2NT to ask North which minor they prefer seems best. North prefers diamonds. East's heart texture makes a penalty double less likely. Some Easts may venture competing to 3.

The Play in 3: West leads the 7, top of a doubleton. East wins the Ace. With a source or tricks in dummy, East isn't eager to lead their singleton Queen. West may have club length. Continuing hearts may make it awkward for declarer to benefit from dummy's diamonds. Double finessing in clubs doesn't have much upside. East will continue hearts and force dummy to ruff. Attempting to establish diamonds seems best. West uses a Count Signal to show an even number of diamonds. If East Holds Up their Ace, it is easy to beat 3. If East takes their Ace, they must continue hearts to give West an opportunity to discard a diamond. The defense scores 5 tricks: 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 ruff + 1.

At tables where East switches to the Queen at trick 2, declarer scores 8 tricks: 1 + 1 + 1 ruff + 2 + 4. At tables where declarer attempts a double finesse in clubs, declarer loses 6 tricks.

The Play in 3: Declarer has 3 potential spade losers, a heart loser, a diamond loser, a 2 potential club losers. A lobbing finesse toward the King is likely to provide a discard. Declarer can attempt to ruff a spade in the short hand if a trump isn't led initially. A double finesse in clubs may avoid a 2nd club loser, but risks a ruff and burns all of dummy's entries. Dummy diamond texture provides 2 entries if East holds the Ace or a spade ruff is allowed. Pursuing a spade ruff and a lobbing finesse in hearts seems best. When leading a spade from dummy, playing West for K10 or Q10 provides provides the best chance for scoring 2 spade tricks. If declarer is allowed to ruff the 4th round of spades, declarer can score 9 tricks: 2 + 1 ruff + 1 + 4 + 1. If the defense leads trumps and prevents a spade ruff, declarer needs to drop East's Queen to score 9 tricks.

The Play in 3: Declarer has no quick way to reach dummy, but dummy's Queen, doubleton diamond, and King are useful threats. Declarer's heart texture provides 6 heart tricks. The Ace and the King-Queen bring declarer to 8 tricks. A diamond lead allows declarer to score a diamond ruff for their 9th trick. A trump lead allows the defense to hold declarer to 8 tricks. A spade lead can also hold declarer to 8 tricks. North must finesse on the first round of spades. When the defense is in with a diamond, North wins the second round of spades and cashes the Ace. Now a 3rd round of spades allows South to ruff or discard a diamond to prevent a diamond ruff.
6 + 1 + 1



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10 ♠AJT54
Q
9
♣AT8752
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠9876
T6
876532
♣Q
♠Q
J932
KJ4
♣J9643
♠K32
AK8754
AQT
♣K
11
28
19
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 3 6 7♠ 7NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥1 ♠0 NT0
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +2220 7NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          5.50   1.50  4♠ N +2   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  680          5.50   1.50  4 S +2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  680          5.50   1.50  4 S +2   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  680          5.50   1.50  4 S +2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  650          2.50   4.50  5♠ N      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  650          2.50   4.50  4 S +1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  620          1.00   6.00  4♠ N      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        100    0.00   7.00  6 S -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A4-Bratton-Bratton

David Loeb Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  Pass1
Pass2Pass2
Pass2Pass2NT
Pass3Pass4
Pass4NTPass51
Pass52Pass53
Pass6All pass 
  1. 0 or 3 key cards
  2. Queen?
  3. no Queen

The Bidding: South opens 1. North has just 11 HCP, but their 6-5 distribution merits forcing to game. If North start with 1, they will have difficulty convincing South they have 6 clubs and 5 spades. After a 1 response, North may need an artificial bid, such as 4th Suit Forcing , to establish a Game Force , making it awkward to efficiently show North's shape. Beginning with a 2 Two Over One Game Force allows North to better describe their hand. South rebids 2. If using the Bergen 2/1 Style , South's 2 bid shows 6+ hearts. North's 2 rebid shows 4 spades. South bids 2NT to protect their pointed suit stoppers. North's 3 bid shows at least 5-5 in the black suits. South is too strong to simply raise spades. Jumping to 4NT would be Quantitative . Cue Bidding 4 is the way to show spade support and slam interest. North wouldn't be bidding 4 to suggest an alternate strain.

North's Losing Trick Count of 6 and 17 Support Points some what understates the trick taking potential of North's hand. North cooperates with South's slam try by bidding 4NT Roman Keycard for spades. When South shows 0 or 3 key cards, North knows it is 3. South wouldn't have made a slam try with no key cards. North uses a Queen Ask to look for a grand. When South denies the Queen, North places the contract at 6.

The Play: The clubs and hearts require unblocking. Declarer has 6 winners outside the trump suit. Declarer needs 6 trump tricks to make 6. Alternatively, an additional trick outside the trump suit could provide declarer's 12th trick. Declarer's initial plan may be to ruff clubs in the short hand. Declarer unblocks the hearts if a heart wasn't led initially. Declarer crosses to the King. When the Queen drops on the 1st round of clubs, declarer is concerned about overruffs. Declarer cashes a high heart, discarding a club. Declarer attempts to cash a 3rd heart, but West ruffs. Declarer overruffs and crosses to the King. When the Queen drops, declarer suspects each defender had a singleton Queen. Declarer establishes dummy's hearts with a ruff. Declarer finishes drawing trump, and cashes the Ace. When West shows out, declarer knows West is 4-2-6-1. So West has nothing but diamonds. Declarer is free to finesse against the King for an overtrick. When the finesse wins, declarer has 13 tricks: 5 + 4 + 2 + 2.



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11 ♠2
AT97
862
♣A8763
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠KQ9764
532
K4
♣Q9
♠A8
Q86
Q9753
♣T42
♠JT53
KJ4
AJT
♣KJ5
8
108
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 2 4 1♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥2 ♠6 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +430 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          7.00   0.00  3♠* W -2  A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  180          6.00   1.00  1N S +3   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  150          5.00   2.00  3♣ S +2   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  140          4.00   3.00  2 S +1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  110          2.50   4.50  3♣ S      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  110          2.50   4.50  3♣ S      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  100          1.00   6.00  3♠ W -2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
   50          0.00   7.00  2♠ W -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
12 ♠AKT
KJT76
KJ4
♣K2
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠Q542
3
T93
♣AQ875
♠73
AQ852
A8
♣JT94
♠J986
94
Q7652
♣63
18
811
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1 1♠  ♣4 NT6
EW: 3♣  ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -110 3♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  160          7.00   0.00  1* N     A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  110          6.00   1.00  1 N +1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  100          5.00   2.00  2 E -2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
   90          4.00   3.00  2 S      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        100    3.00   4.00  3 N -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        130    2.00   5.00  3♣ W +1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        500    0.50   6.50  3N N -5   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        500    0.50   6.50  3* N -2  A4-Dow-Quadros vs A3-Murray-Seckel
13 ♠AK4
KT3
KQ986
♣65
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠J83
J876
752
♣KQ8
♠QT965
2
JT
♣AT942
♠72
AQ954
A43
♣J73
15
77
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5 5 2NT  ♣5 ♠5
EW: 1♣ 1♠  ♦0 ♥1 NT1
LoTT: 18 - 16 = +2
Par: +650 5-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          7.00   0.00  4 N +1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  630          5.50   1.50  3N N +1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  630          5.50   1.50  3N N +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  620          3.50   3.50  4 S      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  620          3.50   3.50  4 N      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  150          2.00   5.00  2 N +3   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        100    0.50   6.50  3N N -1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        100    0.50   6.50  4 N -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A3-Murray-Seckel
14 ♠6
Q8654
764
♣QT96
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠A875
AJ7
J92
♣A53
♠T2
KT932
T83
♣K72
♠KQJ943
-
AKQ5
♣J84
4
146
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1 3♠  ♥5 NT6
EW: 2 1NT  ♣5 ♦4 ♠4
LoTT: 17 - 15 = +2
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  630          7.00   0.00  3♠* S +1  A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  200          6.00   1.00  1♠ S +4   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  170          3.50   3.50  1♠ S +3   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  170          3.50   3.50  1♠ S +3   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  170          3.50   3.50  1♠ S +3   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  170          3.50   3.50  1♠ S +3   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A3-Murray-Seckel
   50          1.00   6.00  3 E -1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        100    0.00   7.00  5♠* S -1  A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
15 ♠KJ8
8764
K7
♣QJ54
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠T5
KT3
8643
♣7632
♠A7632
AJ5
Q2
♣KT9
♠Q94
Q92
AJT95
♣A8
10
314
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 2 1♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣6 ♦4 ♥5 ♠5 NT4
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +600 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  300          7.00   0.00  2♠* E -2  A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  150          5.50   1.50  1N N +2   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  150          5.50   1.50  1N N +2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  120          3.50   3.50  1N S +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  120          3.50   3.50  1N N +1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  110          2.00   5.00  2 S +1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        100    1.00   6.00  2 N -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        200    0.00   7.00  3 N -2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A3-Murray-Seckel
16 ♠8
KQJ7
J953
♣AJ32
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠T9632
AT86
86
♣86
♠K54
952
AKQ2
♣Q74
♠AQJ7
43
T74
♣KT95
12
414
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3 2 3NT  ♠6
EW: 1/-♠  ♣4 ♦4 ♥5 ♠7/6 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +400 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  400          7.00   0.00  3N N      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  150          5.00   2.00  1N N +2   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  150          5.00   2.00  1N N +2   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  150          5.00   2.00  1N N +2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  120          3.00   4.00  1N N +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
  110          1.50   5.50  3♣ N      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  110          1.50   5.50  2♣ N +1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
         50    0.00   7.00  2 N -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
17 ♠AK9743
932
64
♣T6
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠QJ6
J4
AJ52
♣Q832
♠T85
AQ876
K3
♣AJ7
♠2
KT5
QT987
♣K954
7
1114
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥4 ♠6 NT3
EW: 2♣ 2/1 2 3NT  ♠6
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -400 3NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  110          7.00   0.00  2♠ N      A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A5-Dudley-Finley
         50    6.00   1.00  2♠ N -1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        100    5.00   2.00  3♠ N -2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        110    4.00   3.00  3♣ W      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        150    3.00   4.00  1N W +2   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        170    2.00   5.00  3 E +1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        400    1.00   6.00  3N W      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        430    0.00   7.00  3N W +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
18 ♠KJT9
82
AJ7
♣Q642
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠52
KQ
KQ632
♣KJT5
♠AQ86
7643
4
♣A987
♠743
AJT95
T985
♣3
11
1410
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦4 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 4♣ 2 1 1♠ 2NT
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -130 4♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.50   0.50  3N W -2   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  100          6.50   0.50  3N E -2   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
   50          5.00   2.00  2 W -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
         90    4.00   3.00  2♣ W      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        110    3.00   4.00  3♣ W      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        130    1.00   6.00  3♣ W +1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        130    1.00   6.00  3♣ W +1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        130    1.00   6.00  2♣ W +2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A1-Gillott-Upson
19 ♠J82
Q8
875
♣KT983
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠AKQ643
K94
Q4
♣42
♠T97
A7
KT962
♣AQ6
♠5
JT6532
AJ3
♣J75
6
1413
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦1 ♥5 ♠1 NT1
EW: 2♣ 6 2 6♠ 6NT
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -1440 6NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        650    5.50   1.50  4♠ W +1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        650    5.50   1.50  4♠ W +1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        650    5.50   1.50  4♠ W +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        650    5.50   1.50  4♠ W +1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        680    2.00   5.00  4♠ W +2   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        680    2.00   5.00  4♠ W +2   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        680    2.00   5.00  4♠ W +2   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A1-Gillott-Upson
       1100    0.00   7.00  5* S -5  A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
20 ♠63
AJ8
AK97
♣K842
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠-
QT6543
Q32
♣Q953
♠JT8754
9
J864
♣T6
♠AKQ92
K72
T5
♣AJ7
15
62
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5/6♣ 4/5 4 5/4♠ 6NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦2 ♥3 ♠2 NT1
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +1440 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 2300          7.00   0.00  4♣* W -8  A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  620          6.00   1.00  4♠ S      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  400          5.00   2.00  3 W -4   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        100    3.00   4.00  6N N -1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        100    3.00   4.00  6N N -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        100    3.00   4.00  6N N -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        200    0.50   6.50  6N N -2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        200    0.50   6.50  6N N -2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
21 ♠AT83
Q543
95
♣J74
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠K7
76
AQ863
♣A982
♠QJ94
A92
KJ7
♣KT5
♠652
KJT8
T42
♣Q63
7
1314
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥5 ♠2 NT2
EW: 4♣ 5 2 4♠ 3NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          7.00   0.00  3N E -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        150    6.00   1.00  2 W +3   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        400    4.50   2.50  3N E      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        400    4.50   2.50  3N E      A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        460    2.50   4.50  3N W +2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        460    2.50   4.50  3N E +2   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        490    0.50   6.50  3N W +3   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        490    0.50   6.50  3N E +3   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A5-Dudley-Finley
22 ♠AK976
QT76
QT3
♣2
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠5432
KJ94
J5
♣Q64
♠QT8
A8
A82
♣AKJ85
♠J
532
K9764
♣T973
11
718
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣4 ♥5/4 ♠5 NT4
EW: 3♣ 1 1/2♠ 3NT  ♦5
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -300 4*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.50   1.50  3N E -1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
  100          5.50   1.50  3N E -1   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  100          5.50   1.50  3♣ W -1   A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  100          5.50   1.50  3♣ E -1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        110    3.00   4.00  2♣ E +1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        150    2.00   5.00  2N E +1   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        630    0.50   6.50  3N W +1   A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        630    0.50   6.50  3N E +1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
23 ♠AQJT
J9
Q93
♣QT92
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠432
K63
T8654
♣64
♠K987
A85
7
♣AK875
♠65
QT742
AKJ2
♣J3
12
314
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♣ 1 1 2NT  ♣7/6 ♠6
EW:  ♣6 ♦6 ♥5 ♠5 NT5
LoTT: 13 - 14 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  600          5.50   1.50  3N N      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
  600          5.50   1.50  3N N      A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A3-Murray-Seckel
  600          5.50   1.50  3N N      A4-Dow-Quadros vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
  600          5.50   1.50  3N N      A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
  150          2.00   5.00  2N N +1   A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A5-Dudley-Finley
  150          2.00   5.00  2N N +1   A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A1-Gillott-Upson
  150          2.00   5.00  2N N +1   A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A4-Bratton-Bratton
        100    0.00   7.00  2 S -1   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
24 ♠AQ8
K52
K87
♣T873
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠T72
AQJT864
T4
♣J
♠KJ543
9
AQJ962
♣2
♠96
73
53
♣AKQ9654
12
811
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3/2♣  ♦3 ♥3 ♠3/2 NT6
EW: 4 4 4♠  ♣4 NT4
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: -300 5♣*-S-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          7.00   0.00  4* W -1  A2-Dodson-Van Gelder vs A3-Murray-Seckel
        100    6.00   1.00  5♣ S -2   A4-Dow-Quadros vs A7-Soskins-Genovese
        140    4.50   2.50  3 W      A1-Rubin-Tatsugawa vs A2-Schnebele-Quinn
        140    4.50   2.50  3 W      A5-Lesieutre-Borucki vs A1-Gillott-Upson
        200    3.00   4.00  3 W +2   A7-Rauch-Brooks vs A6-Boehne-Jackson
        230    2.00   5.00  3 W +3   A8-Ringrose-Vanmiddlesworth vs A8-Codey-Hendrick
        450    1.00   6.00  5 W      A3-Alexander-Henderson vs A5-Dudley-Finley
        650    0.00   7.00  5* W     A6-Crawley-Lesieutre vs A4-Bratton-Bratton