- Saturday Morn - March 31, 2018

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Field strength:  Mean: 177 MP  Geomean: 92 MP
(based on 27 players, 1 non ACBL player ignored)
★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Charlene Reimnitz - Joel Reimnitz 58.33 1st A 0.56
Karen Mok - Nancy Green 54.37 1st B 0.40
Jerry Cox - John Kneisl 53.57 1st A 0.56
Leon Heller - Patricia Heller 53.17 3rd A 0.28
Charles Rauch - Janice Skow 52.78 2nd A 0.39
Kathy Pfitzer - Mary Block 52.38 3rd A 0.28
Larry Mazzei - Susan Mazzei 49.60 2nd B 0.28
EVENT>SATURDAY NLM Game        |SESSION>Saturday Morn|SECTION> A N-S
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DATE>March 31, 2018     |CLUB NO.>150680    | 03/31/2018 13:24
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DIR> JANET HEDLUND   |RATING>Club Masterpoint (80%, 80%, 60% Open)|MOVEMENT>MITCHELL
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AVE>   63.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>500/300/100    |CLUB>H & H  Saturday
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=7/C=1                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Mary Block             Kathy Pfitzer            B    3     3     .     66.00  52.38  0.28(A)
 2 Janice Flowers-Sonne   Bill Breen               B    .     .     .     60.00  47.62
 3 Charles Rauch          Janice Skow              B    2     2     .     66.50  52.78  0.39(A)
 4 Jerry Cox              John Kneisl              B    1     1     .     67.50  53.57  0.56(A)
 5 Norma Riggs            Ginger Minor             B    .     .     .     53.50  42.46
 6 Barbara Callaway       Bob Gore                 C    .     .     .     65.50  51.98
 7 Julie Garvin           Joseph Garvin            B    .     .     .     62.00  49.21
                                          Totals                         441.00

EVENT>SATURDAY NLM Game        |SESSION>Saturday Morn|SECTION> A E-W
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AVE>   63.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>500/300/100    |CLUB>H & H  Saturday
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=7/B=5/C=3                       ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
-------------------------------------------------|   |           Section       |      |Section  |
No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Susan Mazzei           Larry Mazzei             B    .     2     .     62.50  49.60  0.28(B)
 2 Susan Mehra            Mary Castagna            C    .     .     .     53.00  42.06
 3 Jo Streich             Carol Sendell            B    .     .     .     58.50  46.43
 4 Charlene Reimnitz      Joel Reimnitz            A    1     .     .     73.50  58.33  0.56(A)
 5 Mark Klein             Albert Low               C    .     .     .     58.00  46.03
 6 Leon Heller            Patricia Heller          A    3     .     .     67.00  53.17  0.28(A)
 7 Nancy Green            Karen Mok                C    2     1     1     68.50  54.37  0.40(B)
                                          Totals                         441.00

Hands and Results
1 ♠AQJ95
QJ7
QJ9
♣76
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠43
T8532
74
♣T853
♠62
A94
T632
♣AJ42
♠KT87
K6
AK85
♣KQ9
13
09
18
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 5 2 5♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦2 ♥5 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +460 5NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  450          3.50   2.50  5♠ N      ♠6  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
  450          3.50   2.50  5♠ N      3  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A5-Klein-Low
  450          3.50   2.50  5♠ N      T  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
  450          3.50   2.50  5♠ N      ♣A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Green-Mok
  450          3.50   2.50  4♠ N +1   4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  450          3.50   2.50  4♠ N +1   T  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Heller-Heller
  430          0.00   6.00  3N S +1   3  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A3-Streich-Sendell

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 1♠Pass2NT
Pass4♠All pass

Using Jacoby 2NT as a forcing to game raise of partner's major, South is not surprised to hear that North views his hand as minimum and signs off in 4♠, but with a five loser hand, 18 HCP, it is hard to resist wheeling out 4NT to double check. Most will do so, and resignedly sign off in 5♠ when partner confirms the absence of aces.

Some play the 4♠ ("weak, partner!") as specifically fewer than three or four controls (A=2, K=1), so South would not be tempted to the five level. Playing the "updated" version of 2NT as a forcing game raise in partner's major (Swedish origin or Martel-Stansby), 3♣ is an artificial bid showing any minimum, with 4♠ reserved for really, really awful opening bids, and that system would be able to stop in four.

No matter, eleven tricks across the field, no doubt a flattish board.


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2 ♠QJ43
QJ2
KT5
♣AK6
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠T96
K97
AJ82
♣Q84
♠K875
643
Q64
♣532
♠A2
AT85
973
♣JT97
16
105
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 3 4 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦4 ♥3 ♠5 NT3/4
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +620 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  210          6.00   0.00  2N N +3   ♠5  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A5-Klein-Low
  180          5.00   1.00  2N N +2   ♠2  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
  150          3.00   3.00  2N N +1   3  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  150          3.00   3.00  2N N +1   4  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Heller-Heller
  150          3.00   3.00  1N S +2   ♠T  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
  120          1.00   5.00  2N N      4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        200    0.00   6.00  3N N -2   ♠5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Green-Mok

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  PassPass
Pass1NTPass2♣
Pass2♠Pass3NT
All pass

Routine 1NT opening bid, Stayman, wrong major, game.

East has a problematic opening lead, not wanting to lead into North's spades with a poor suit, and not a heart, the implied suit in dummy, the choice seems to be between diamonds and clubs, and diamonds is "feast or famine," leading to a good result when partner has good diamonds, but a horror show when the lead simply blows a trick. A club might seem "safe," and in fact it gives nothing that declarer could not do himself.

It turns out that a spade lead is not so horrible, for West's spot cards allow West to force an honor the first go around and unblock the second time, so that the defenders might actually be in a position to take two spade tricks late in the day, with the ♠K8 poised over the ♠Q4! But the club finesse saves declarer's bacon.

Nevertheless, North can win the spade lead, lose a heart finesse, win the spade return, and take the winning club finesse to secure nine tricks and then lead a diamond toward the king for number 10.

The only lead to assure the defense its allotted four defensive tricks turns out to be the risky-appearing diamond. Odd how often it pays to lead from something you have, rather than from weakness!


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3 ♠JT84
T7
QJT7
♣T92
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠KQ532
Q43
K82
♣A7
♠-
AJ6
943
♣KQJ6543
♠A976
K9852
A65
♣8
4
1411
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♠  ♣3 ♦6 ♥6 ♠7/6 NT3
EW: 4♣ 1/- 1/- 3NT
       ♦7/6 ♥7/6 ♠6/5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -500 4♠*-S-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
        110    6.00   0.00  3♣ E      ♣8  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A5-Klein-Low
        130    5.00   1.00  3♣ E +1   A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        150    4.00   2.00  2♣ E +3   ♠6  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A7-Green-Mok
        600    2.00   4.00  3N W      T  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        600    2.00   4.00  5♣ E      5  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        600    2.00   4.00  5♣ E      A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        660    0.00   6.00  3N E +2   7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A6-Heller-Heller

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   2!
Pass2♠3♣Pass
3NTAll pass

A Flannery opening 2 bid may create more problems for the opponents than presented in the diagram. West should take his partner's vulnerable 3♣ overcall seriously, however, and that should solve the puzzle.

But after 1 1♠ P 2♣, there should be fewer problems, for West will continue 2NT and East should carry on, with so many potential tricks.


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4 ♠J86
K9
AKT7
♣9842
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠KT753
Q53
542
♣75
♠Q4
AT2
J983
♣KQJT
♠A92
J8764
Q6
♣A63
11
513
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1 2 1NT  ♠6
EW:  ♣6 ♦6 ♥5 ♠6 NT5
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +110 2-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
   80          6.00   0.00  1 S      ♠5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Green-Mok
         70    5.00   1.00  1 E      ♠2  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        100    3.50   2.50  1N N -1   ♣5  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Klein-Low
        100    3.50   2.50  1 S -1   ♠5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Heller-Heller
        150    2.00   4.00  1N E +2   6  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        200    1.00   5.00  3N N -2   ♠Q  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        300    0.00   6.00  2N S -3   5  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A3-Streich-Sendell

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
PassPass1♣Pass
1♠Pass1NTPass
PassPass

The "correct" bid with East's hand continues to be debated. With 4-4 in the minors, one school of thought is always to open 1, almost surely guaranteeing four diamonds, rather than three, and reserving clubs for some contested auctions, and the other school just as adamantly bids 1♣, suggesting that "up-the-line" bidding will get to the right spot. While in general I prefer to open 1 with 4-4 minors, some flexibility and an eye on partner's opening lead problems, 1♣ is a reasonable choice.

South does not have a 1 overcall with that ratty suit and highly questionable Qx, whether vulnerable or not, but the vulnerability is the last nail for that bid to be considered.

A heart lead from South looks normal, but rather unfortunate unless the defense is quick on its feet: North must plays the K "on air" the first round of the suit, but then the defense must not again lead the suit from the South hand, rather must find a shift to the Q when South wins the ♣A, and after a second diamond to North's king, THEN the 9 will provide the appropriate remedy. East may duck that trick entirely, but then a club exit from North will present East with insurmountable difficulties, and not enough tricks.


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5 ♠Q84
85
AQ542
♣J54
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠KJ975
AKJ
K6
♣987
♠T63
T96432
JT93
♣-
♠A2
Q7
87
♣AKQT632
9
151
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 2/1 4NT  ♥4 ♠5
EW: 3 2♠  ♣2 ♦5 NT2
LoTT: 19 - 19 = 0
Par: +300 5*-EW-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  710          6.00   0.00  4♣* S     ♠K  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  130          4.50   1.50  4♣ S      A  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  130          4.50   1.50  2♣ S +2   A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Green-Mok
        100    2.50   3.50  5♣ S -1   A  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        100    2.50   3.50  4♣ S -1   A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Heller-Heller
        140    1.00   5.00  3 E      ♣5  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        200    0.00   6.00  5♣* S -1  A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Klein-Low

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPass1♣
1♠1NT2♠3♣
PassPassPass

If NS "stumble" into 3NT, the reward will be quite unjustified, due to the blocked heart suit.. Getting to 3NT is actually quite an attractive idea for South, with seven club tricks and the spade ace. North might have red suit stoppers. . .


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6 ♠9753
K54
7
♣AT952
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠KQJ2
QJ86
AQT9
♣8
♠A86
73
86543
♣KJ3
♠T4
AT92
KJ2
♣Q764
7
158
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣  ♦2/3 ♥6 ♠4 NT4
EW: 3 1 2♠ 3NT  ♣5
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: -300 4♣*-NS-2
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  300          6.00   0.00  5 W -3   ♣A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        110    4.00   2.00  3 W      ♠7  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        110    4.00   2.00  3 W      ♣A  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        110    4.00   2.00  1 W +2   ♠9  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A6-Heller-Heller
        120    2.00   4.00  2N E      ♠T  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        140    1.00   5.00  3♠ W      7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A5-Klein-Low
        150    0.00   6.00  1N E +2   2  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A7-Green-Mok

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  PassPass
1Pass2Pass
PassPass

A safe auction for East is to raise to 2, provided that call falls within the definition of the bid. Some will continue the idea that a single raise of a minor suit should show approximately an invitational hand.

For those who are either more adventurous or who see the hand in a more adventurous way, East might well bid 1NT, holding a balanced hand and 8 HCP.

If NS put clubs on the table in short order, there is a way for East's view to be rewarded -- double hook the diamonds for nine tricks!

Playing in diamonds, that play will also be rewarded.


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7 ♠A4
K2
J74
♣AT9653
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠K865
AQ98
96
♣Q82
♠T9
T63
KQT532
♣J7
♠QJ732
J754
A8
♣K4
12
116
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1 1 2♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦6 ♥6 ♠4 NT4
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: +600 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  660          6.00   0.00  3N N +2   K  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  600          5.00   1.00  3N N      5  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Heller-Heller
  110          4.00   2.00  3♣ N      K  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Green-Mok
        100    2.00   4.00  2N N -1   Q  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Klein-Low
        100    2.00   4.00  3♣ N -1   K  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        100    2.00   4.00  3♣ N -1   K  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        300    0.00   6.00  3N N -3   ♠T  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
Pass1♣22♠
PassPassPass

South cannot force North to pass with a mere new suit call, being a passed hand, And North hopes his decision to open did not backfire.

The correct way to play the spade suit (when getting around to that part of the play), is to play first the ace, then low toward the QJxx, not to lead and run the queen.


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8 ♠AK8642
T
T5
♣J853
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠5
KQJ
KJ4
♣AKT976
♠Q9
86532
98632
♣4
♠JT73
A974
AQ7
♣Q2
8
172
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♠ 3NT  ♣6 ♦5 ♥4
EW: 1♣ 1 1  ♠2 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 18 = -1
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  500          6.00   0.00  5♣* E -3  ♠A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Klein-Low
  170          5.00   1.00  3♠ N +1   ♠Q  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
         50    3.00   3.00  4♠ N -1   ♣4  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Heller-Heller
         50    3.00   3.00  4♠ N -1   ♣4  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A3-Streich-Sendell
         50    3.00   3.00  4♠ N -1   ♣4  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        100    0.50   5.50  5♠ N -2   ♣4  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Green-Mok
        100    0.50   5.50  4♠* N -1  ♣4  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
1♣2♠PassPass
Pass

Perhaps a 1♠ overcall would work better than the preempt, but it would still be difficult to convince North to bid game, or South to envision the perfection that exists.

1♣ 1♠ P 2♣
Dbl ?

A rebid of 2♠ might get South to take a leap of faith in partner's perception of the hand. A small percentage of the field will bid this, most not.


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9 ♠QJ86
AQJ43
72
♣65
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠75
5
KQ954
♣KT832
♠AT942
K982
J8
♣AJ
♠K3
T76
AT63
♣Q974
10
813
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣4/3 ♦4 ♠5 NT5
EW: 3♣ 3 1♠ 2NT  ♥6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -120 2NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  300          6.00   0.00  2N E -3   T  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  200          5.00   1.00  3N E -2   T  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A5-Klein-Low
  100          4.00   2.00  2N W -1   ♠K  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        110    3.00   3.00  2♠ E      7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        120    1.50   4.50  1N W +1   4  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        120    1.50   4.50  1N W +1   3  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A6-Heller-Heller
        140    0.00   6.00  2♠ E +1   3  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A7-Green-Mok

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 Pass1♠Pass
1NTPass2Pass
2♠PassPassPass

West has too few HCP to suggest game, so 2NT is out of consideration, suggesting about 11 HCP, plus or minus. The shown auction is the "Standard" way of bidding after 1NT forcing.

Today the auction leads to an unmakeable contract -- in theory. For those declarers who get to lead a heart up to the king and still have time to ruff a heart may make this one.


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10 ♠7
KQ98542
86
♣K54
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠KT962
AJ
AQ
♣QT32
♠A85
T76
JT74
♣J96
♠QJ43
3
K9532
♣A87
8
166
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 -/1NT
       ♣4 ♦6 ♠4 NT6/7
EW: 3♣ 2♠  ♦6 ♥5 NT5
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          6.00   0.00  3♠ W -1   ♣4  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        100    4.00   2.00  3 N -1   ♠A  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A7-Green-Mok
        100    4.00   2.00  3 N -1   ♠A  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        100    4.00   2.00  3 N -1   ♠A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        110    2.00   4.00  2♠ W      K  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Klein-Low
        140    1.00   5.00  3♠ W      8  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Heller-Heller
        400    0.00   6.00  3N S -4   ♠6  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei

Craig Hemphill Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  PassPass
1♠22♠Pass
PassPass

Not much to the bidding, which should be fairly common. On the lead of the K, West should win and play a spade to the ace and then the ♠8, intending to run it. Whether South splits or not,West limits his spade losers to one and can later take the diamond finesse or simply discard the Q on the established T!


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11 ♠Q3
J4
AJ764
♣Q974
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠A96
AQ8762
T
♣K32
♠J42
T9
Q9852
♣J65
♠KT875
K53
K3
♣AT8
10
134
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/3♣ 1/2 1/3♠ 1NT  ♥6
EW: 1  ♣3 ♦5 ♠4 NT4
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +140 3♠-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.00   1.00  3 W -2   ♠Q  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  100          5.00   1.00  2 W -2   ♠Q  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Klein-Low
  100          5.00   1.00  2 W -2   ♠Q  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
         50    3.00   3.00  2♠ S -1   T  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        100    1.50   4.50  3♠ S -2   T  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Heller-Heller
        100    1.50   4.50  3 N -2   T  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        200    0.00   6.00  4 N -4   ♠J  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A7-Green-Mok
12 ♠J953
A73
2
♣KQT75
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠K87
JT985
J743
♣2
♠42
KQ642
A986
♣J4
♠AQT6
-
KQT5
♣A9863
10
510
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 4♠ 2NT  ♦6 ♥5/6
EW: 1 1  ♣2 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 18 - 20 = -2
Par: +620 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  650          5.50   0.50  4♠ N +1   ♠4  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A7-Green-Mok
  650          5.50   0.50  4♠ N +1   7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  600          4.00   2.00  5♣ S      J  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A5-Klein-Low
  300          3.00   3.00  4* E -2  ♠6  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
  170          2.00   4.00  3♠ S +1   ♣2  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A6-Heller-Heller
  150          1.00   5.00  4♣ N +1   K  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
   50          0.00   6.00  4 E -1   5  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
13 ♠Q87
KQ85
8
♣JT873
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠AKJ2
JT942
Q94
♣6
♠964
3
AJ52
♣KQ952
♠T53
A76
KT763
♣A4
8
1110
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♦5 ♠5 NT6
EW: 1♣ 1/- 1/2♠ 1NT
       ♦7/6 ♥6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: -110 2♠-W
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  200          5.50   0.50  2♠ W -2   8  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Klein-Low
  200          5.50   0.50  2♠ W -2   8  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  100          3.50   2.50  2N E -1   6  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  100          3.50   2.50  2♠ W -1   ♠T  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A6-Heller-Heller
         90    2.00   4.00  1N E      6  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        150    1.00   5.00  2N E +1   6  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        200    0.00   6.00  2N N -2   3  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A7-Green-Mok
14 ♠JT842
6
A64
♣KT97
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠Q953
KJ5
J52
♣A32
♠76
A974
KT97
♣864
♠AK
QT832
Q83
♣QJ5
8
117
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 1/- 1 2♠ 1NT  ♦7/6
EW:  ♣4 ♦6 ♥6 ♠4 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +110 2♠-NS/3♣-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  120          5.50   0.50  2N N      ♠7  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  120          5.50   0.50  1N S +1   ♠Q  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A6-Heller-Heller
  110          3.50   2.50  2♠ N      7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  110          3.50   2.50  1♠ N +1   4  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A7-Green-Mok
   90          2.00   4.00  1N S      ♠3  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        100    0.50   5.50  3N S -2   ♠3  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        100    0.50   5.50  2N S -2   ♠3  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Klein-Low
15 ♠J974
T
AKT842
♣K9
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠AQ652
Q6
J5
♣T652
♠3
AK873
63
♣AJ874
♠KT8
J9542
Q97
♣Q3
11
912
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2 1NT  ♣2 ♥5 ♠5
EW: 4♣ 2 1♠  ♦4 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -130 4♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  500          6.00   0.00  4* E -3  Q  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
  100          5.00   1.00  4 E -2   7  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
   50          4.00   2.00  2 E -1   Q  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        100    3.00   3.00  3 N -1   K  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A7-Green-Mok
        110    2.00   4.00  3♣ W      ♠J  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A6-Heller-Heller
        130    1.00   5.00  3♣ W +1   T  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        200    0.00   6.00  3* N -1  ♠3  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A5-Klein-Low
16 ♠KJ
532
QJ9
♣QT854
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠A843
KQ84
A87
♣97
♠T97
AT
6532
♣AJ62
♠Q652
J976
KT4
♣K3
9
139
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥6 ♠5 NT5
EW: 1♣ 2 1 2♠ 2/1NT
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -120 2NT-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  300          6.00   0.00  2N E -3   ♠2  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  200          5.00   1.00  3N E -2   6  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A5-Klein-Low
  100          4.00   2.00  1N E -1   ♠2  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A7-Green-Mok
        100    3.00   3.00  2 S -2   K  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        120    1.50   4.50  2N E      ♠2  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        120    1.50   4.50  1N W +1   ♣5  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A6-Heller-Heller
        150    0.00   6.00  1N E +2   ♠2  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
17 ♠63
K752
KT5
♣K874
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠J82
Q
A9842
♣T932
♠5
JT93
Q763
♣AQJ5
♠AKQT974
A864
J
♣6
9
710
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 5/4♠ 3/2NT  ♣5 ♦3
EW: 2♣ 3  ♥4 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 20 - 18 = +2
Par: +450 5♠-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  450          6.00   0.00  4♠ S +1   ♣T  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A6-Heller-Heller
  420          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      Q  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Streich-Sendell
  420          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      Q  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
  420          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      A  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A7-Green-Mok
  200          2.00   4.00  3♠ S +2   ♣2  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  140          1.00   5.00  3♠ S      Q  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
         50    0.00   6.00  4♠ S -1   Q  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A5-Klein-Low
18 ♠A7643
-
KT853
♣976
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠KJT8
AKT43
AQ2
♣Q
♠Q52
Q976
J7
♣JT32
♠9
J852
964
♣AK854
7
196
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2  ♥3 ♠5 NT4
EW: 3 1♠ 2NT  ♣4 ♦4
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -140 3-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
   50          4.50   1.50  4 W -1   ♠A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
   50          4.50   1.50  4 W -1   ♣9  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A7-Green-Mok
   50          4.50   1.50  4 W -1   ♣9  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
   50          4.50   1.50  4 W -1   ♣9  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A6-Heller-Heller
        200    2.00   4.00  2 W +3   8  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A5-Klein-Low
        300    1.00   5.00  3♠ N -3   6  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        420    0.00   6.00  4 W      ♠A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A3-Streich-Sendell
19 ♠K
QJT963
Q94
♣J95
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠742
K7542
AT
♣K43
♠AQJT3
A
J652
♣T72
♠9865
8
K873
♣AQ86
9
1012
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1  ♣6 ♦6 ♠3 NT4
EW: 1♣ 1 3♠ 3NT  ♥6
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: -500 4*-NS-3
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  110          6.00   0.00  2 N      ♠Q  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  100          5.00   1.00  3♠ W -1   Q  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ E +1   8  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A6-Heller-Heller
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ E +1   8  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A5-Klein-Low
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ E +1   3  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ E +1   ♣A  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        170    0.00   6.00  2♠ E +2   8  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A7-Green-Mok
20 ♠T9
AKQ5
92
♣97543
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠AKQ7543
942
J
♣K8
♠862
J76
T8654
♣AQ
♠J
T83
AKQ73
♣JT62
9
137
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 3  ♠4 NT4
EW: 3♠  ♣3 ♦4 ♥3 NT6
LoTT: 18 - 19 = -1
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  100          5.50   0.50  4♠ W -1   A  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A5-Klein-Low
  100          5.50   0.50  4♠ W -1   A  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A7-Green-Mok
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      A  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      A  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A6-Heller-Heller
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      A  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      9  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
        140    2.00   4.00  3♠ W      9  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Streich-Sendell
21 ♠AQJ8
AQJT
32
♣KQ2
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠9752
96
JT754
♣T5
♠K
K74
A96
♣A98763
♠T643
8532
KQ8
♣J4
19
114
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2/-♣ 4 3♠ 3NT  ♣8/6 ♦6
EW:  ♣5 ♦6/5 ♥3 ♠3 NT3
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +620 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract  Ld
  620          6.00   0.00  4 S      4  A1-Block-Pfitzer vs A2-Mehra-Castagna
  180          5.00   1.00  2N N +2   ♣7  A2-Flowers-Sonne-Breen vs A4-Reimnitz-Reimnitz
         90    4.00   2.00  2 W      ♣K  A5-Riggs-Minor vs A3-Streich-Sendell
        100    3.00   3.00  4♠ S -1   9  A6-Callaway-Gore vs A5-Klein-Low
        200    1.00   5.00  3N N -2   ♣9  A4-Cox-Kneisl vs A1-Mazzei-Mazzei
        200    1.00   5.00  2N N -2   ♣5  A7-Garvin-Garvin vs A7-Green-Mok
        200    1.00   5.00  4♠ S -2   4  A3-Rauch-Skow vs A6-Heller-Heller