- Thursday Aft - September 27, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 1195 MP  Geomean: 881 MP
(based on 36 players)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Jerome Weiss - Shirley Temple 61.34 1st A 0.90
Jean Lesieutre - Lauren Upson 59.26 1st A 0.90
Celeste Falor - Sharon Larson 57.64 2nd A 0.63
Leonard Chriss - Ronald Loiacono 56.48 2nd A 0.63
Helen Rubin - Trulee Ricketts 55.56 3rd A 0.45
H. Lyle Supp - Joanne Wicker 51.16 3rd A 0.45
Jackie Stewart - Martha Hawley 50.93 4th A 0.32
Ewan Eby - Thomas Eby 48.84 2nd B 0.34
Barbara Alexander - Janice Flowers-Sonne 47.45 1st C 0.16
EVENT>Thursday Afternoon Pairs |SESSION>Thursday Aft |SECTION> F N-S
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DATE>September 27, 2018 |CLUB NO.>147082    | 09/27/2018 16:08
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DIR> Larry Slayton   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>  108.0 |TOP>   8 |MP LIMITS>None/1500/500  |CLUB>Cypress Dbc
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=9/B=6/C=2                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Mary Block             Fran Soskins             C    .     .     .     90.50  41.90
 2 Carol Maggipinto       Ken Gamble               A    .     .     .    105.00  48.61
 3 Vinny Mclaughlin       Kenneth Johnson          B    .     .     .    104.50  48.38
 4 Thomas Eby             Ewan Eby                 B    4     2     .    105.50  48.84  0.34(B)
 5 Jim Martin             Joyce Martin             B    .     .     .     94.00  43.52
 6 Barbara Alexander      Janice Flowers-Sonne     C    .     .     1    102.50  47.45  0.16(C)
 7 Lauren Upson           Jean Lesieutre           A    1     .     .    128.00  59.26  0.90(A)
 8 Ronald Loiacono        Leonard Chriss           B    2     1     .    122.00  56.48  0.63(A)
 9 Helen Rubin            Trulee Ricketts          A    3     .     .    120.00  55.56  0.45(A)
                                          Totals                         972.00

EVENT>Thursday Afternoon Pairs |SESSION>Thursday Aft |SECTION> F E-W
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AVE>  108.0 |TOP>   8 |MP LIMITS>None/1500/500  |CLUB>Cypress Dbc
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=9/B=8/C=3                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Joe Norton             Scott Hanham             C    .     .     .     94.50  43.75
 2 Shirley Temple         Jerome Weiss             B    1     1     .    132.50  61.34  0.90(A)
 3 John Hullman           Malcolm Sprott           B    .     .     .     98.00  45.37
 4 Anthony Muller         Bill Cohen               C    .     .     .     92.50  42.82
 5 Kurt Schnebele         Arlene Seckel            B    .     .     .    100.00  46.30
 6 Sharon Larson          Celeste Falor            C    2     2     1    124.50  57.64  0.63(A)
 7 Joanne Brown           Ginger Stone             B    .     .     .    109.50  50.69
 8 Joanne Wicker          H. Lyle Supp             B    3     3     .    110.50  51.16  0.45(A)
 9 Jackie Stewart         Martha Hawley            A    4     .     .    110.00  50.93  0.32(A)
                                          Totals                         972.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠-
QT7
KJ32
♣AT9542
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠963
J54
AQT9
♣J63
♠AKT2
9863
8
♣KQ87
♠QJ8754
AK2
7654
♣-
10
812
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3 2♠  ♥6 NT6
EW: -/1NT
       ♣5 ♦3 ♥6 ♠5 NT6/7
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: +110 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  250          8.00   0.00  3 W -5   F4-Eby-Eby vs F7-Brown-Stone
  120          7.00   1.00  1N N +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  110          4.50   3.50  2♠ S      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  110          4.50   3.50  2♠ S      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  110          4.50   3.50  2♠ S      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F6-Larson-Falor
  110          4.50   3.50  3 N      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F2-Temple-Weiss
         50    1.00   7.00  2♠ S -1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F1-Norton-Hanham
         50    1.00   7.00  3♣ N -1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
         50    1.00   7.00  3♣ N -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F4-Muller-Cohen

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPass2♠
All pass

Our afternoon starts with an exciting board. Sort of!!

South will preempt in third seat and get to play there.

Interestingly, East can ruff diamonds however she will be doing so with natural spade winners.

Declarer will scramble and come to eight tricks. West must guess what to lead. A spade doesn't seem right. Nor does a diamond lead appeal so we expect West to lead a heart or a club. Neither helps the defense nor dies it hurt. Declarer will win, discarding a diamond from her hand if West had chosen a club.

Declarer will come to her hand and table a high spade, East winning the trick. East will switch to a diamond and get a ruff. Declarer is in control from this point forward. South will play spades at every turn The defense will win four spades and one diamond. Declarer will make her contract.


2 ♠854
A6
QJT2
♣K743
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠AJ6
QT943
8
♣AJ86
♠Q93
752
A976
♣952
♠KT72
KJ8
K543
♣QT
10
126
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1/2♠ 1NT  ♣6 ♥4/5
EW: 2  ♣6 ♦4 ♠5 NT6/5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +100 3*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          8.00   0.00  2N S      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  110          7.00   1.00  3 S      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F6-Larson-Falor
  100          5.00   3.00  4 W -2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  100          5.00   3.00  3 W -2   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  100          5.00   3.00  3 W -2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F8-Wicker-Supp
         90    3.00   5.00  1N E      F4-Eby-Eby vs F7-Brown-Stone
        100    2.00   6.00  3 S -1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        110    1.00   7.00  2 W      F5-Martin-Martin vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        140    0.00   8.00  2 W +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F1-Norton-Hanham
3 ♠A32
AKJ
64
♣T9753
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠6
QT6543
KT3
♣J84
♠QJ875
82
AQJ987
♣-
♠KT94
97
52
♣AKQ62
12
610
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 2♠ 1NT  ♦3 ♥5
EW: 3  ♣2 ♥6 ♠4 NT3
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +130 4♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  460          8.00   0.00  3N N +2   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  430          7.00   1.00  3N N +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  400          5.00   3.00  5♣ S      F4-Eby-Eby vs F7-Brown-Stone
  400          5.00   3.00  5♣ S      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F2-Temple-Weiss
  400          5.00   3.00  5♣ S      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  150          3.00   5.00  4♣ S +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  130          2.00   6.00  4♣ S      F5-Martin-Martin vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        100    1.00   7.00  3N N -2   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F6-Larson-Falor
        130    0.00   8.00  3 E +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F1-Norton-Hanham
4 ♠KQJT73
K3
T75
♣J6
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠A4
AJ64
AQ864
♣92
♠2
QT752
K32
♣Q543
♠9865
98
J9
♣AKT87
10
157
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 3♠  ♦3 ♥3 NT6
EW: 3 4 1NT  ♣5/4 ♠4
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: -200 4♠*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          7.50   0.50  3♠ N      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  140          7.50   0.50  3♠ N      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  100          6.00   2.00  5 E -1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        100    4.00   4.00  4♠ N -1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F6-Larson-Falor
        100    4.00   4.00  4♠ N -1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        100    4.00   4.00  4♠ N -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F7-Brown-Stone
        170    1.50   6.50  3 E +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        170    1.50   6.50  2 W +2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        200    0.00   8.00  4♠* N -1  F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F2-Temple-Weiss
5 ♠Q765
QJ7
K6
♣T874
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠A94
AK3
AQ2
♣AK93
♠3
T8642
J875
♣QJ2
♠KJT82
95
T943
♣65
8
244
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣2 ♦3 ♥2 NT3
EW: 4♣ 4 5 2NT  ♠6
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -450 5-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          8.00   0.00  3N W -1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        400    7.00   1.00  3N W      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        430    6.00   2.00  3N W +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        450    2.50   5.50  4 W +1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F6-Larson-Falor
        450    2.50   5.50  4 W +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        450    2.50   5.50  4 W +1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        450    2.50   5.50  4 W +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        450    2.50   5.50  4 W +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F7-Brown-Stone
        450    2.50   5.50  4 E +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F9-Stewart-Hawley

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPassPass
2♣Pass2WaitingPass
2NTPass3TransferPass
3Pass3NTPass
4All pass

EW have a laborious auction to get to the heart game. West takes two bids to show her hand and East will transfer to hearts and then give her partner a choice of games. Since West holds three hearts she will opt for the heart game.

The defense is powerless on this board. They will win one heart regardless how declarer plays the suit and North will win her K.

Declarer has the remaining 11 tricks. There is no opportunity to win more tricks for declarer nor can the defense do any better.


6 ♠T76
983
84
♣AK873
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠83
KJT54
KQJ2
♣92
♠K954
Q762
6
♣QJ65
♠AQJ2
A
AT9753
♣T4
7
108
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 3/4 3♠ 1NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣4 ♦3 ♠3 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +140 3♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  570          8.00   0.00  3* S +1  F1-Block-Soskins vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  200          7.00   1.00  3 W -2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  130          5.50   2.50  4 S      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  130          5.50   2.50  2 S +2   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  110          4.00   4.00  2♠ S      F5-Martin-Martin vs F8-Wicker-Supp
         50    3.00   5.00  4 S -1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F6-Larson-Falor
        140    1.50   6.50  3 W      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        140    1.50   6.50  3 W      F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F7-Brown-Stone
        150    0.00   8.00  3N N -3   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F2-Temple-Weiss
7 ♠QT7
AT42
T87
♣Q72
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠4
J9
QJ63
♣AKJ954
♠AJ98
K
AK95
♣T863
♠K6532
Q87653
42
♣-
8
1215
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 2♠  ♣2 ♦2 NT6
EW: 5♣ 5/4 1NT  ♥4 ♠5
LoTT: 19 - 20 = -1
Par: -600 5-E/5♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.50   1.50  3N E -2   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  200          6.50   1.50  3N E -2   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  200          6.50   1.50  3N E -2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F6-Larson-Falor
  200          6.50   1.50  5 E -2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        150    4.00   4.00  4♣ W +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        600    1.50   6.50  5♣ W      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        600    1.50   6.50  5♣ W      F5-Martin-Martin vs F7-Brown-Stone
        600    1.50   6.50  5♣ W      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        600    1.50   6.50  5♣ W      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F2-Temple-Weiss

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1♣Pass1♠Pass
2♣PassBID

East has a difficult second bid. She can try 3, in which case her partnership will get to the diamond game. She might bid 5♣, also getting her side to a minor suit game. however some East players will be tempted to try 3NT.

The game is matchpoints and 3NT usually scores better than five of a minor. However that is not the case on this board. If East settles into 3NT South will lead a heart. North will rise with her ace and return the suit. The defense will win the first six tricks.

If EW are in 5 or 5♣ they will make their contract. As declarer must lose one heart and one club. Declarer can ruff a heart in the East hand for her eleventh trick. She will win one spade, one heart ruff, four diamonds and five clubs.


8 ♠KT95
AJ9743
8
♣93
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠Q73
T2
A9762
♣QT7
♠J64
Q865
KT43
♣82
♠A82
K
QJ5
♣AKJ654
8
86
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4/5♣ 1 4 4♠ 2NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦6 ♥2 ♠2 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +420 4♠-NS/4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  450          7.50   0.50  4 N +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  450          7.50   0.50  4 N +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  400          6.00   2.00  3N N      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F2-Temple-Weiss
  150          5.00   3.00  4♣ S +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F8-Wicker-Supp
         50    3.50   4.50  3N S -1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F1-Norton-Hanham
         50    3.50   4.50  4 N -1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        100    1.00   7.00  3N S -2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        100    1.00   7.00  3N S -2   F5-Martin-Martin vs F7-Brown-Stone
        100    1.00   7.00  4 N -2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F6-Larson-Falor

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPassPass1♣
Pass1Pass2NT
Pass4All pass

North gets bid surprise when she sees dummy. She was expecting to find two hearts in dummy. The good news is that South's singleton heart is a high honor.

North must play carefully however she should come to 10 tricks. East will lead a diamond which West will win to continue the suit. North has several options. Interestingly enough her best play is to discard a spade from her hand. East will win a diamond however declarer can discard her second spade loser on dummy's good Q. She can play the heart suit to lose only one trick. She will cash dummy's K, come to her hand to cash the A followed by the J. Fortunately for her the 10 falls doubleton making her 9 a winner.

If declarer ruffs the second round of diamonds she will fail in her contract as she cannot establish either spades nor clubs. The defense will continue diamonds and run her out of trump. East will eventually win two hearts on this line of play.


9 ♠2
T9642
KQJ85
♣92
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠AKJ43
Q85
96
♣AQ5
♠98765
AK7
7
♣JT83
♠QT
J3
AT432
♣K764
6
168
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2  ♣2 ♥5 ♠1 NT2
EW: 4♣ 2 6♠ 2NT  ♦5
LoTT: 20 - 20 = 0
Par: -1100 7*-NS-5
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        100    8.00   0.00  4 S -2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        150    7.00   1.00  5 S -3   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        500    5.00   3.00  5* S -3  F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        500    5.00   3.00  5* S -3  F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        500    5.00   3.00  5* N -3  F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        650    3.00   5.00  4♠ W +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F7-Brown-Stone
        680    1.00   7.00  4♠ W +2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        680    1.00   7.00  4♠ W +2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        680    1.00   7.00  4♠ W +2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F6-Larson-Falor

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPass1NT
Pass2TransferPass3♠Superaccept
Pass4♠All pass

EW should get to the spade game. North will lead a high diamond, the defense's only trick. declarer will cash her high spades, dropping the queen doubleton. She will get to dummy to try the club finesse. since this works declarer will have 12 tricks.


10 ♠AKQ72
T9
874
♣AJ5
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠T
QJ7642
KJ9
♣KQ9
♠643
53
QT532
♣T83
♠J985
AK8
A6
♣7642
14
122
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 1 1 5♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦6 ♥6 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +650 5♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  680          8.00   0.00  4♠ N +2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ S +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F6-Larson-Falor
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F7-Brown-Stone
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  650          4.00   4.00  4♠ N +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  620          0.00   8.00  4♠ N      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F2-Temple-Weiss
11 ♠J54
T7
AK653
♣643
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠9
AKJ965
JT87
♣J9
♠AKQT872
Q
4
♣KQ52
♠63
8432
Q92
♣AT87
8
1016
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣3 ♦6 ♥0 ♠0 NT0
EW: 3♣ 1 4 5♠ 3NT
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -450 5♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          7.50   0.50  6♠ E -1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F8-Wicker-Supp
   50          7.50   0.50  5♠ E -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        140    6.00   2.00  3 W      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        450    3.50   4.50  4♠ E +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        450    3.50   4.50  4♠ E +1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        450    3.50   4.50  5 W      F1-Block-Soskins vs F7-Brown-Stone
        450    3.50   4.50  5 W      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        480    1.00   7.00  4♠ E +2   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        510    0.00   8.00  4♠ E +3   F5-Martin-Martin vs F6-Larson-Falor

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
2Pass2♠Pass
3Pass4♠All pass

Some West players will open 1 and rebid diamonds. They too will get to the spade game as East will blast once she hears her partner bid both red suits.

South is not comfortable deciding what to lead. West bid both red suits so it may not help the defense to lead either of them.. A trump lead doesn't look appetizing nor does a club. South must decide and we think that she will eventually lead a diamond. North will take her ace. Since South led a low diamond North should conclude that she had three and therefore declarer has a singleton diamond. north should shift to a club. On this line the defense will get two tricks.

If North continues the suit declarer will ruff, draw trump and cash six hearts discarding her clubs. On this line declarer will win 12 tricks.

If South's opening lead is a spade or a club declarer can win 12 tricks following this line.


12 ♠AJT52
KQ42
J
♣AT7
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠8
AJ7
KT752
♣K865
♠KQ963
T98
984
♣J2
♠74
653
AQ63
♣Q943
15
116
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 1 2 1♠ 1/2NT
EW:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥5 ♠5/6 NT5
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: +120 2NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  800          8.00   0.00  4* E -4  F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        100    6.50   1.50  2♠ N -1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F6-Larson-Falor
        100    6.50   1.50  2 N -1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        200    3.50   4.50  2N S -2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        200    3.50   4.50  2♠ N -2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        200    3.50   4.50  3 N -2   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        200    3.50   4.50  2 N -2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F7-Brown-Stone
        300    0.50   7.50  3♠ N -3   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        300    0.50   7.50  2 N -3   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F2-Temple-Weiss
13 ♠KJ964
754
QT
♣K98
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠AQ72
KQ6
J5
♣AJ75
♠T3
82
AK986
♣Q642
♠85
AJT93
7432
♣T3
9
179
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦2 ♥5 ♠5 NT2
EW: 4/5♣ 4/5 1/2 2♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -630 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F6-Larson-Falor
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F7-Brown-Stone
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        630    4.50   3.50  3N W +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        660    0.00   8.00  3N W +2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F3-Hullman-Sprott

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPassPass
1NTPass3NTAll pass

Some Easts will invite the notrump game however with a five card sidesuit we like bidding the game. Regardless, EW will end in the notrump game.

North will lead a spade. Declarer will have at least two spade tricks. West must work on diamonds and clubs. If she had inserted the ♠10 at the first trick she will be in dummy and she will start her assault on the club suit. She will take the finesse which will lose to North however she will have established the suit for three tricks.

Better still is the fact that North does not have a comfortable exit. Perhaps North will exit a club, Declarer will win in hand and lead a diamond toward dummy. On this layout declarer cannot misplay the diamonds and will win five diamond tricks. She has three clubs, two spades and can force a heart trick coming to a total of 11 tricks.


14 ♠A42
T2
T65
♣K8752
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠T86
A83
KQJ72
♣T4
♠KQJ953
QJ9
84
♣Q3
♠7
K7654
A93
♣AJ96
7
1011
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 1NT  ♦6 ♠4
EW: 1 3♠  ♣3 ♥4 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -100 4♣*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          8.00   0.00  3♠ E -2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F6-Larson-Falor
   50          6.50   1.50  4♠ E -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
   50          6.50   1.50  4♠ E -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F4-Muller-Cohen
         50    5.00   3.00  4♣ N -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        140    3.50   4.50  3♠ E      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        140    3.50   4.50  3♠ E      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F7-Brown-Stone
        200    1.50   6.50  3♠ E +2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        200    1.50   6.50  3♠ E +2   F5-Martin-Martin vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        250    0.00   8.00  4 S -5   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F8-Wicker-Supp
15 ♠AT7
65
AKJ987
♣K8
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠J963
KQ84
-
♣Q6543
♠K84
97
T542
♣AJ72
♠Q52
AJT32
Q63
♣T9
15
88
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 -/1 2NT  ♣3 ♥6/7 ♠5
EW: 4♣ 2♠  ♦4 ♥6 NT4
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -130 4♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  600          7.00   1.00  3N N      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  600          7.00   1.00  3N N      F4-Eby-Eby vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  600          7.00   1.00  3N N      F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  180          5.00   3.00  1N N +3   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  130          4.00   4.00  3 N +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  110          2.50   5.50  3 N      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  110          2.50   5.50  3 N      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        100    0.50   7.50  5 N -1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F7-Brown-Stone
        100    0.50   7.50  3 S -1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F6-Larson-Falor
16 ♠AK52
4
QT6
♣KQT93
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠Q8763
QJT9
A4
♣76
♠T4
AK532
K852
♣85
♠J9
876
J973
♣AJ42
14
910
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1  ♥4 ♠6 NT6
EW: 3 1♠  ♣3 ♦5 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -100 4♣*-NS-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  130          6.00   2.00  4♣ N      F5-Martin-Martin vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  130          6.00   2.00  4♣ N      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F6-Larson-Falor
  130          6.00   2.00  4♣ N      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  130          6.00   2.00  4♣ N      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  130          6.00   2.00  3♣ N +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F7-Brown-Stone
  100          3.00   5.00  3 E -1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
         50    2.00   6.00  5♣ N -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        140    0.50   7.50  3 E      F4-Eby-Eby vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        140    0.50   7.50  2 E +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass1♣12♣
23♣PassPass
3All pass

We think that at most tables East will win the auction in 3 half the time while North will compete to 4♣ as she has heart shortness and spade winners.

Interestingly most who bid the club partial will be successful and make their contract. East will lead a heart. To set 4♣ East must now underlead her K for partner to win and return a diamond. East can now give her partner a ruff in diamonds. That is an unlikely play at the table.

So North will win the continuation to draw trump. She will concede two diamond tricks and make her contract.

If East wins the auction in 3 she will make her contract as she has four obvious losers in spades and clubs. It appears that NS might negotiate a spade ruff however East can thwart this by ruffing the third round of spades with a high heart. East can draw trump and ruff diamond in dummy. She can discard her other diamond on dummy's high ♠Q.


17 ♠5
AJ92
QT82
♣AQT8
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠A932
K63
KJ
♣K543
♠JT76
Q84
A73
♣762
♠KQ84
T75
9654
♣J9
13
147
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 3 2 1NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣6 ♦4 ♥5 NT6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +110 3-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          8.00   0.00  1N N +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  110          6.00   2.00  2 N +1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  110          6.00   2.00  2 N +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F7-Brown-Stone
  110          6.00   2.00  2 N +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
   90          4.00   4.00  1N N      F4-Eby-Eby vs F2-Temple-Weiss
         50    2.50   5.50  1N N -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F8-Wicker-Supp
         50    2.50   5.50  2♣ N -1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F6-Larson-Falor
        100    1.00   7.00  3 N -2   F5-Martin-Martin vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        120    0.00   8.00  2N W      F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
18 ♠J84
9
Q93
♣AQ9642
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠KQ652
AKT76
5
♣J8
♠T93
J532
KT82
♣K3
♠A7
Q84
AJ764
♣T75
9
137
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2  ♥3/4 ♠3/4 NT4/6
EW: 3 2♠  ♣4 ♦5 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          8.00   0.00  4♠ W -2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
   50          6.00   2.00  4 W -1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F2-Temple-Weiss
   50          6.00   2.00  3 W -1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F4-Muller-Cohen
   50          6.00   2.00  3 W -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        110    4.00   4.00  2♠ W      F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        140    2.00   6.00  3♠ W      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        140    2.00   6.00  3♠ W      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F6-Larson-Falor
        140    2.00   6.00  3 W      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        200    0.00   8.00  5♣ N -2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F7-Brown-Stone
19 ♠-
Q84
JT952
♣AT643
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠QJT2
AKT
KQ876
♣2
♠A83
J97653
4
♣KQ9
♠K97654
2
A3
♣J875
7
1510
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦5 ♥3 ♠5 NT4
EW: -/2 3/4 2♠ 2NT
       ♣4/5 ♦6/8
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -500 5♣*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   2.00  3N W -1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  100          6.00   2.00  5 E -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F7-Brown-Stone
  100          6.00   2.00  4 E -1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  100          6.00   2.00  4 E -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F2-Temple-Weiss
  100          6.00   2.00  3 W -1   F4-Eby-Eby vs F1-Norton-Hanham
         50    3.00   5.00  2♠ S -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        620    1.00   7.00  4 W      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        620    1.00   7.00  4 E      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F6-Larson-Falor
        620    1.00   7.00  4 E      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1♣Pass1Pass
1♠Pass2Pass
4All pass

The opening lead will determine the result of this board.

If South selects a spade North will ruff. She may cash her ♣A. Regardless she will switch to a diamond which South will win to return a second spade. North will ruff to take the setting trick.

On any other opening lead declarer will likely make her contract. There are several lines to consider but all are variations. Let's say South leads a club. North will take her ace. On the diamond switch South will take her ace. If she plays a spade for her partner to ruff, north will be trading tricks as she has a natural heart trick. Declarer will be able to draw trump and she has the remaining tricks in high cards. All other variations in play allow East to win 10 tricks and make her contract.


20 ♠Q3
JT854
QJ42
♣QT
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AJ62
9
AT65
♣A875
♠98
AKQ63
K
♣KJ432
♠KT754
72
9873
♣96
8
1316
3
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣0 ♦3 ♥2 ♠3 NT1
EW: 7♣ 3 5 4♠ 5/6NT
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: -2140 7♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          8.00   0.00  4 E -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F7-Brown-Stone
        190    7.00   1.00  3♣ W +4   F5-Martin-Martin vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        210    6.00   2.00  1N E +4   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        640    5.00   3.00  5♣ E +2   F1-Block-Soskins vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        660    3.50   4.50  3N W +2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        660    3.50   4.50  3N E +2   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        690    2.00   6.00  3N W +3   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        720    1.00   7.00  3N E +4   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F6-Larson-Falor
       1390    0.00   8.00  6♣ E +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F8-Wicker-Supp
21 ♠K7
T974
86
♣QJ765
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠AT3
J
KQ7532
♣K93
♠J8542
Q652
A
♣AT2
♠Q96
AK83
JT94
♣84
6
1311
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦3 ♥6 ♠3 NT4
EW: 1♣ 3 4♠ 2NT  ♥6
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          7.50   0.50  4♠ E -2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F6-Larson-Falor
  100          7.50   0.50  4♠ E -2   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
   50          6.00   2.00  5♠ E -1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F8-Wicker-Supp
        110    5.00   3.00  2♠ E      F5-Martin-Martin vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        140    4.00   4.00  2♠ E +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        180    3.00   5.00  2N E +2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        420    1.00   7.00  4♠ E      F1-Block-Soskins vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        420    1.00   7.00  4♠ E      F4-Eby-Eby vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        420    1.00   7.00  4♠ E      F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F7-Brown-Stone
22 ♠J943
K86
K86
♣532
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠T
T97
J432
♣AK976
♠Q52
QJ532
QT97
♣T
♠AK876
A4
A5
♣QJ84
7
87
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 4♠ 3NT  ♦6 ♥6
EW: 1 1  ♣5 ♠3 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F1-Block-Soskins vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F7-Brown-Stone
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F4-Eby-Eby vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  420          5.00   3.00  4♠ S      F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  200          1.00   7.00  3♠ S +2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F6-Larson-Falor
  170          0.00   8.00  3♠ S +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F2-Temple-Weiss

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  Pass1♠
Pass2♠Pass4♠
All pass

This will prove to be an unexciting board. NS will get to their spade game.

West will lead a high club and continue with her second honor. She will follow by giving her partner a club ruff.

The defense will rest.

If West does not continue clubs declarer may make an overtrick. She will win the continuation cash a high spade noting the fall of the ♠10. She can get to dummy with a red king and try the spade finesse. On this line she will lose two club tricks.


23 ♠873
KT8
KT972
♣94
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠KT
J96
J654
♣AT86
♠AJ965
A543
AQ8
♣2
♠Q42
Q72
3
♣KQJ753
6
915
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦3 ♥3 ♠3 NT3
EW: 1♣ 4 4 4♠ 4NT
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -630 4NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          7.50   0.50  3N W -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  100          7.50   0.50  3 E -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F6-Larson-Falor
        100    6.00   2.00  2♣ S -1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        140    5.00   3.00  2♠ E +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        150    4.00   4.00  2N W +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F7-Brown-Stone
        200    2.50   5.50  3♣ S -2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        200    2.50   5.50  3♣ S -2   F5-Martin-Martin vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        300    1.00   7.00  3♣ S -3   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        600    0.00   8.00  3N W      F1-Block-Soskins vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
24 ♠96
J6
T72
♣KQT965
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠KJ3
Q74
J843
♣A84
♠A54
AK2
AKQ5
♣J32
♠QT872
T9853
96
♣7
6
1121
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦1 ♥3 ♠3 NT1
EW: 3♣ 5/6 3/4 3/4♠ 5/6NT
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -990 6NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
   50          8.00   0.00  6N E -1   F1-Block-Soskins vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        420    7.00   1.00  5 W +1   F5-Martin-Martin vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        430    5.50   2.50  3N E +1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F7-Brown-Stone
        430    5.50   2.50  3N E +1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F6-Larson-Falor
        460    2.50   5.50  4N W +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        460    2.50   5.50  3N E +2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        460    2.50   5.50  3N E +2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
        460    2.50   5.50  3N E +2   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        490    0.00   8.00  3N E +3   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F8-Wicker-Supp

Ed Antosz Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass2NTPass
6NTAll pass

Many duplicate players open their 11 HCP hands however this is not one of them. East will open and show her hand. West will regret being aggressive, overbidding slightly in bidding the slam.

South must lead a club to breakup the endplay against North however that will not happen as most Souths will lead the 10.

If declarer can divine the position she can make 12 tricks, She must cash two spades, (taking the spade finesse,) two hearts and three diamonds. Now she leads a cub from dummy toward her jack.

North is pickled. If she ducks declarer will score her ♣J. If North splits her honors she will win the trick however she is endplayed and must return a club.

Partnerships who settle in 3NT will not have an exciting time however they will score better as we expect anyone in 6NT will fail.


25 ♠K9
K84
AT9
♣KQT83
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠AQJT73
97
Q32
♣75
♠6542
T62
J87
♣AJ2
♠8
AQJ53
K654
♣964
15
96
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4/3 5/4 2NT  ♠6
EW: 1♠  ♣3 ♦3 ♥2 NT4
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +450 5-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1100          8.00   0.00  4♠* W -4  F5-Martin-Martin vs F1-Norton-Hanham
  450          5.00   3.00  4 N +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  450          5.00   3.00  4 N +1   F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
  450          5.00   3.00  4 N +1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
  450          5.00   3.00  4 N +1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F7-Brown-Stone
  450          5.00   3.00  4 N +1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  420          2.00   6.00  4 N      F4-Eby-Eby vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  110          1.00   7.00  3♣ N      F1-Block-Soskins vs F2-Temple-Weiss
         50    0.00   8.00  3N N -1   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F6-Larson-Falor
26 ♠9873
QJ87
Q
♣Q652
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠A6
AKT95
9872
♣A8
♠QT5
6
AKJ3
♣KT943
♠KJ42
432
T654
♣J7
7
1513
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣2 ♦1 ♥3 ♠5 NT2
EW: 5/4♣ 6 4 2♠ 5/3NT
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -1370 6-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          8.00   0.00  6 E -2   F4-Eby-Eby vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  100          6.00   2.00  3N W -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F7-Brown-Stone
  100          6.00   2.00  3N W -1   F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
  100          6.00   2.00  4 W -1   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        600    3.00   5.00  3N W      F5-Martin-Martin vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        600    3.00   5.00  3N E      F1-Block-Soskins vs F2-Temple-Weiss
        600    3.00   5.00  3N E      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        630    1.00   7.00  3N W +1   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F4-Muller-Cohen
        690    0.00   8.00  3N E +3   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F6-Larson-Falor
27 ♠9
KJ98
KJT72
♣K43
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠AK72
AT654
Q8
♣A2
♠8
Q72
A54
♣QT9876
♠QJT6543
3
963
♣J5
11
178
4
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣3 ♦6 ♥3 NT3
EW: 3/4♣ -/1 3/4 2/4NT
       ♦6/7 ♠6
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: -430 4NT-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          8.00   0.00  3N W -3   F4-Eby-Eby vs F8-Wicker-Supp
  100          6.50   1.50  4 W -2   F2-Maggipinto-Gamble vs F4-Muller-Cohen
  100          6.50   1.50  4* W -1  F9-Rubin-Ricketts vs F9-Stewart-Hawley
         50    5.00   3.00  3♠ S -1   F8-Loiacono-Chriss vs F7-Brown-Stone
        100    3.50   4.50  3♠ S -2   F3-Mclaughlin-Johnson vs F6-Larson-Falor
        100    3.50   4.50  3♠ S -2   F7-Upson-Lesieutre vs F5-Schnebele-Seckel
        110    2.00   6.00  3♣ E      F5-Martin-Martin vs F1-Norton-Hanham
        400    1.00   7.00  3N W      F6-Alexander-Flowers-Sonne vs F3-Hullman-Sprott
        420    0.00   8.00  4 W      F1-Block-Soskins vs F2-Temple-Weiss