- Wednesday Aft - January 23, 2019

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Field strength:  Mean: 1906 MP  Geomean: 955 MP
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★ ★ ★  Masterpoint Winners  ★ ★ ★
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Edie McAlpin - Joanne Adler 68.27 1st A 1.50
Carl Perchonock - Joel Myers 63.14 2nd A 1.05
Jack Mendelsohn - Steve Grossman 58.01 3rd A 0.75
Ellen Gordon - Susan Kestenbaum 57.69 4th A 0.53
Carolyn Per - Nancy Kaercher 56.73 5th A 0.30
Arnold Selig - Michael Blank 54.17 6th A 0.25
Myrna Shervin - Winnie Radbill 51.79 1st B 0.56
Richard Rosenfeld - Richard Seideman 49.04 2nd B 0.39
Gerry Jawer - Peggy Blitz 46.15 3rd B 0.28
EVENT>Open Pairs               |SESSION>Wednesday Aft|SECTION> A
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DATE>January 23, 2019   |CLUB NO.>227439    | 01/23/2019 15:50
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DIR> Ellen Gordon    |RATING>Club Masterpoint (100%, 80%, 80% Open)|MOVEMENT>ONE WINNER
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AVE>   84.0 |TOP>   6 |MP LIMITS>None/1500/750  |CLUB>Yorktown Bridge Club
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PAIRS IN STRAT A=15/B=7/C=3                      ,---,-------------------------,------,---------,
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No Name                   Name                   |Flt|Rnk-A|Rnk-B|Rnk-C| Score | Pct  |Awards   |
------------------------------------------------- --- ----- ----- ----- ------- ------ ---------
 1 Marjorie Ross          Phyllis Weber            A    .     .     .     74.85  44.55
 2 Susan Kestenbaum       Ellen Gordon             A    4     .     .     96.92  57.69  0.53(A)
 3 Shelley Schwartz       Natalie Isser            C    .     .     .     59.77  35.58
 4 Nancy Kaercher         Carolyn Per              A    5     .     .     95.31  56.73  0.30(A)
 5 Peggy Blitz            Gerry Jawer              B    .     3     .     77.54  46.15  0.28(B)
 6 Owen Comer             Elio Grissani            A    .     .     .     81.31  48.40
 7 Arnold Selig           Michael Blank            A    6     .     .     91.00  54.17  0.25(A)
 8 Barbara Albert         Sandra Kayson            B    .     .     .     72.69  43.27
 9 Myrna Shervin          Winnie Radbill           B    .     1     .     87.00  51.79  0.56(B)
10 Ina Greenspan          Charlotte Bogus          C    .     .     .     68.38  40.70
11 Richard Seideman       Richard Rosenfeld        C    .     2     1     82.38  49.04  0.39(B)
12 Edie McAlpin           Joanne Adler             A    1     .     .    114.69  68.27  1.50(A)
13 Leah Halpern           Ralph Franklin           B    .     .     .     54.38  32.37
14 Joel Myers             Carl Perchonock          A    2     .     .    106.08  63.14  1.05(A)
15 Jack Mendelsohn        Steve Grossman           A    3     .     .     97.46  58.01  0.75(A)
                                          Totals                        1259.76

Hands and Results
1 ♠87
T874
A
♣JT8643
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠A95
J963
J6432
♣K
♠J
AQ52
KQ8
♣AQ952
♠KQT6432
K
T975
♣7
5
918
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♠  ♣3 ♦1 ♥2 NT1
EW: 4♣ 5 5 5NT  ♠6
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -460 5NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          6.00   0.00  2♠ N +2   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  140          3.50   2.50  3♠ S      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
  140          3.50   2.50  3♠ S      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  140          3.50   2.50  2♠ S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  140          3.50   2.50  1♠ S +2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A8-Albert-Kayson
         50    0.50   5.50  4♠ N -1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
         50    0.50   5.50  3♠ S -1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
2 ♠K96
KJ
754
♣T9854
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠854
T9743
A
♣K732
♠AQJT32
82
KJ96
♣6
♠7
AQ65
QT832
♣AQJ
7
711
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 2/1  ♥6 ♠3 NT6/4
EW: 1 4♠ 1NT  ♣3 ♦4
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -420 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  1N N +2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  120          4.50   1.50  1N N +1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  120          4.50   1.50  1N N +1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  100          3.00   3.00  1N E -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A8-Albert-Kayson
         90    2.00   4.00  1N W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        200    0.50   5.50  1N N -2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        200    0.50   5.50  1N N -2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A14-Myers-Perchonock

Kenny Horneman Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
  1Dbl
2All pass  

E/W will be allowed to play in 2 at many tables, thanks to the poor vulnerability for N/S. East has a normal 1 opening and South should double this. West will raise to 2 and both North and South are borderline for bidding over 2. If the King were in s, then I think it would be reasonable for North to bid 3, but as it is, the King is a poor holding opposite known shortness. Should South reopen with another double? Letting the opponents play in a known fit at the two level at matchpoints is usually a poor strategy, and I certainly couldn't fault anyone for bidding again. If N/S were non vulnerable, bidding would be clear. If South does double, North will bid 3 and this should be doubled if East chooses not to compete to 3. As it happens, with the key black cards both onside, a contract should make 10 tricks. Only an unlikely lead of a trump followed by an underlead in s when in with the Ace will give declarer any problems making 10 tricks. A contract declared by North will actually be tricky to defend. The easiest path for five tricks on defense is for East needs to lead a . A or lead might also work on defense as declarer can't quite untangle their communication to avoid five losers, but the play will be tricky on both sides. Certainly a lead by East looks fatal to the defense, likely leading to 10 tricks for the declarer. +170 looks like the most common result to me and any E/W who do manage to go +200 should have a top result.



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3 ♠KJ9
Q8
T62
♣J9874
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠A53
AKT76
KJ73
♣2
♠T862
42
Q4
♣AQ653
♠Q74
J953
A985
♣KT
7
158
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦5 ♥4 ♠4 NT6
EW: 1♣ 2 2 3♠ 1NT
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: -140 3♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  3N W -2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  100          5.00   1.00  2N E -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
         90    4.00   2.00  1N E      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        130    2.50   3.50  3 W +1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        130    2.50   3.50  2 W +2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        150    1.00   5.00  1N W +2   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
        600    0.00   6.00  3N W      A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A12-McAlpin-Adler

Kenny Horneman Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
   Pass
1Pass1Pass
2Pass2Pass
2All pass  

E/W aren't often going to end up in s, which happens to be their best contract on the actual lie of the cards. The shown bidding is one way that they might get there. The first three bids look pretty normal. If you are a pair that often raises on a three card suit, you might raise to 2 with the West hand, but the main issue with this is that the West hand is on the strong side for just raising to 2. In general, if you are forced to lie in the bidding, it's usually better to lie in just one way rather than two. On this hand, if West were to raise to 2, it would both lie about their support, and also about their overall hand strength, so it looks like a 2 bid is better. East should take a preference back to s. With doubleton support for partner's major, a minimal hand, and not a rebiddable suit of your own, it is always correct to return to your partner's major suit. West will now have a decision to make on this hand. A 2 bid at this point promises three card support and some extra values, implying a hand that is exactly 3541 in distribution. A void is still possible, but unlikely, and in either case, West is guaranteeing shortness. Is the West hand good enough for a 2 bid? It's a close call. You might argue that if West is too good for an immediate 2 bid even when using frequent three card raises, then West must be good enough to bid 2 now, but I don't necessarily agree with that philosophy. The West hand is helped by having good honor structure in the red suits, and if the Jack were the Queen, I think a 2 bid would be clear. If West does bid 2, it won't be a bid East is happy to hear. In general, if you are going to play in 4-3 fit it is usually important that the four card hand has good trump, as that will usually be hand that needs to pull trump. East's suit is so poor that a 2 contract is not appealing, and East also has most of their hand in s, the suit in which West is certainly short. With a little more strength, East could bid 2NT, but here, they will be forced to pass and hope for the best.

Thanks to the good split, a contract will play well. However, declarer will not have an easy time on the hand, as they need to not take the finesse. The bidding marks a trump lead even with South's trump holding, and that will make things especially difficult for declarer. A lead by South would be a disaster, as would a lead. Any E/W pair who go +140 in a contract in either major should have a great result.



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4 ♠KT762
AKQ9
J3
♣KT
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠93
T8752
Q52
♣Q52
♠QJ
4
AKT84
♣AJ976
♠A854
J63
976
♣843
16
415
5
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 3♠  ♣3 ♦3 NT3
EW: 4♣ 4  ♥6 ♠4 NT4
LoTT: 19 - 17 = +2
Par: -130 4-EW/4♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  4 E -2   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  170          5.00   1.00  3♠ S +1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        100    3.50   2.50  4♠ S -1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
        100    3.50   2.50  3♠ S -1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        140    2.00   4.00  3 E      A1-Ross-Weber vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        200    1.00   5.00  4♠ S -2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        620    0.00   6.00  4 E      A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A12-McAlpin-Adler

Kenny Horneman Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
Pass122
PassPass3Pass
33Pass3
All pass   

Close bidding decisions abound on this hand, and normal contracts might range from 2 by North all the way up to 4 by East. North will have the first decision, whether to open 1 or 1NT. Typically with hands with two doubletons, I recommend opening 1NT when a good portion of the honors are in the doubletons. This is especially important when both of the long suits are majors. With no rebid problems, and most of the hand concentrated in the majors, it looks right to open 1 here. East will have to decide whether to bid 2NT showing both minors, or to overcall 2 hoping to bid s later. Many experts use a principle known as "weak/strong" when making a two suited bid in competition. Under this principle, bids such as an "Unusual 2NT" or a "Michaels Cuebid" show either a weak hand, or a very good hand. With an intermediate hand, the bidder starts bidding their suits naturally. The definition of "weak" vs "intermediate" or "strong" in this context vary among experts, but also should be a function of the vulnerability. The East hand would clearly be better than a weak hand if the honors were in the minors, but on the actual hand, and given the vulnerability, the East hand will qualify as an immediate 2NT bid for many players. North is likely to bid 3 even if East bids 2NT, South passes and West bids a minor.

The fate of the 3 contract will come down to the play of the trump suit. With no other information on the hand, if declarer starts trump with the Ace and sees West play the Queen or Jack, then a principle known as "Restricted Choice" makes it a 2:1 favorite that declare should finesse the 10 next, rather than play for the other honor to drop. The basic concept is that if East has the doubleton QJ, then they might play either honor on the first round of the suit, but if they have a singleton, they have no choice. Thinking of it another way, East has three possible holdings, QJ, Q and J and two of those three are a singleton honor.

At first it would appear that if East has shown two suits, it is even more likely that they have shortness, so that declarers who understand "Restricted Choice" will be doomed to go down on this hand, but it turns out that it might depend on the opening lead. Let's say that East has shown a two suiter and starts the defense with three rounds of s. After ruffing and cashing the Ace, declarer will know that East has 55 in the minors and at least one . So, what are East's possible distributions? The only possibilities are 1156, 2056, 1255 and 2155. Of these, 2056 seems unlikely, as East might underlead in s to get a ruff. (East also probably led a low on the third round, suggesting a entry, not a entry.) Thus, if declarer works out that East is 1156, 1255 or 2155, the contract is secure if declarer cashes the Jack before finessing the 10. Now, if East has a singleton , the finesse will work and all the remains is playing towards the King for an overtrick. If the finesse fails, then East was 2155 to start with and West will be out of trump, so East will be forced to lead s into the King or give declarer a ruff/sluff to get rid of a loser (East having no s left to exit safely). Cashing the Jack is key to removing East's safe exit. N/S should do well if they go +140, and if you found the play described here, you should be congratulated for a job well done.



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5 ♠974
AJT3
87
♣T752
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠Q6
Q765
J6
♣KQJ84
♠JT852
982
QT95
♣6
♠AK3
K4
AK432
♣A93
5
113
21
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 4 3/4 3♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣3 ♦3 ♥3 ♠4 NT4
LoTT: 14 - 14 = 0
Par: +620 4-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          5.00   1.00  4 W -3   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  150          5.00   1.00  4 W -3   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  150          5.00   1.00  5 E -3   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  100          3.00   3.00  4 W -2   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A8-Albert-Kayson
   50          2.00   4.00  4 E -1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        100    1.00   5.00  3♠ N -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        200    0.00   6.00  3♠ N -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A14-Myers-Perchonock

Kenny Horneman Hand Analysis
WestNorthEastSouth
 PassPass2
Pass2Pass2NT
Pass3Pass3NT
All pass   

For most pairs, a 2NT opening bid will show 20-21 HCP. However, the South hand is so full of prime values, that I think 2NT is actually an underbid. I often use a more complex hand evaluator to check my instincts in cases like this and you can see here (http://www.jeff-goldsmith.org/cgi-bin/knr.cgi?hand=akx+kx+akxxx+axx) that the South hand evaluates as about 22.5 using two alternate hand evaluation methods. The real takeaway is that any time you see a hand full of all Aces and Kings, it is probably worth more than the HCP would indicate. If South only opens 2NT, should North bid game? With 5 HCP and some useful spot cards, North should probably bid, but it certainly isn't as clear as when South opens 2. I think that most pairs should end up in 3NT declared by South regardless of the opening bid. West will lead a high and declarer can win and needs to generate two more tricks. Extra tricks are possible in both red suits and in s, but communication to the dummy is limited. Either leading a back to West or ducking a are both possibilities. I think a continuation is best, as you really don't want to lose a to East who will almost certainly exit a . Assuming South leads a at trick two, West will win, and East will not have a clear discard. From East's perspective alone, a lead by West is likely better than a lead, so they might discard appropriately to request that. Assuming West does lead the Jack, declarer can duck and if West continues, cash out the suit, later giving up a ending up with nine tricks. In fact, West will be under some discarding pressure, and if West lets an early go, declarer might end up with 10 tricks. As it happens, even if West exits a , declarer can set up their trick and later finesse the Queen to make nine tricks. I expect +600 to be a pretty common score for N/S with some +630 scores and a few declarers losing their way and going down. Anyone who doesn't bid to game with the N/S cards is likely to end up a good bit below average.



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6 ♠6
952
AKT83
♣KQJ4
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠KQ842
KQ8
96
♣986
♠J7
T763
7542
♣T53
♠AT953
AJ4
QJ
♣A72
13
101
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 5 3 2♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣1 ♦2 ♥3 ♠4 NT2
LoTT: 15 - 14 = +1
Par: +460 5NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        140    6.00   0.00  3♠ E      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        200    5.00   1.00  3♠ W +2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        230    4.00   2.00  3♠ E +3   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        620    3.00   3.00  4♠ E      A1-Ross-Weber vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        630    2.00   4.00  3N W +1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        650    1.00   5.00  4♠ E +1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        660    0.00   6.00  3N W +2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
7 ♠KQT5
J
J54
♣AKQ42
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠743
A983
A92
♣J63
♠J98
K752
KT3
♣875
♠A62
QT64
Q876
♣T9
16
97
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 2 3♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦5 ♥5 ♠4 NT4
LoTT: 14 - 15 = -1
Par: +600 3NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          6.00   0.00  3 S      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  100          5.00   1.00  5 E -1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        110    4.00   2.00  3 E      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        130    2.50   3.50  4 W      A1-Ross-Weber vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        130    2.50   3.50  4 W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        200    1.00   5.00  3* S -1  A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        600    0.00   6.00  3N E      A7-Selig-Blank vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
8 ♠KQT63
KQ8
QT965
♣-
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠87
974
AJ8742
♣72
♠542
AT6532
-
♣QT83
♠AJ9
J
K3
♣AKJ9654
12
56
17
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4/3♣ 4/3 1 6/4♠ 4NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦3 ♥5 ♠1 NT2
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +980 6♠-S
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  800          6.00   0.00  4♠* W -4  A4-Kaercher-Per vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  420          4.50   1.50  4 S      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  420          4.50   1.50  4 S      A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  170          3.00   3.00  3 S +1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  150          2.00   4.00  4♠ W -3   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  100          1.00   5.00  3♠ E -2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        100    0.00   6.00  3♠ N -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
9 ♠AJT7
JT42
65
♣Q96
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠K42
Q3
QJT83
♣K82
♠Q9865
95
AK4
♣J74
♠3
AK876
972
♣AT53
8
1110
11
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 4 1NT  ♦6 ♠6
EW: 1 1♠  ♣4 ♥3 NT6
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +420 4-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  120          4.50   1.50  1N S +1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  120          4.50   1.50  1N S +1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  120          4.50   1.50  1N S +1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  120          4.50   1.50  1N S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  100          2.00   4.00  2♠ E -1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
   90          1.00   5.00  1N S      A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
         50    0.00   6.00  1N S -1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
10 ♠K74
985
Q963
♣K62
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠T65
AKT2
J85
♣T43
♠AQ982
Q63
K2
♣AQ5
♠J3
J74
AT74
♣J987
8
817
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦5 ♥3 ♠3 NT3
EW: 2♣ 2 4 4♠ 3NT
LoTT: 15 - 16 = -1
Par: -620 4♠-EW/4-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  690          4.00   2.00  3N S +3   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  690          4.00   2.00  3N S +3   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  690          4.00   2.00  3N S +3   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
  690          4.00   2.00  3N S +3   A7-Selig-Blank vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  690          4.00   2.00  3N S +3   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
  660          1.00   5.00  3N S +2   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  630          0.00   6.00  3N S +1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
11 ♠KJ76
J84
KJ2
♣A96
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠T52
KT92
T43
♣J82
♠93
AQ5
975
♣QT753
♠AQ84
763
AQ86
♣K4
13
48
15
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 4 3 4♠ 3NT
EW:  ♣6 ♦3 ♥4 ♠2 NT3
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: +420 4♠-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          5.00   1.00  1N S +2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  150          5.00   1.00  1N S +2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  150          5.00   1.00  1N N +2   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  120          3.00   3.00  1N S +1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
  100          2.00   4.00  2♠ W -2   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
   90          1.00   5.00  1N N      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        100    0.00   6.00  2N N -2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
12 ♠T986
AKJ5
832
♣JT
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠73
9743
AT7
♣Q983
♠QJ542
T86
Q654
♣6
♠AK
Q2
KJ9
♣AK7542
9
65
20
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 5♣ 2 4/5 2♠ 4/5NT
EW:  ♣2 ♦5/4 ♥2 ♠4 NT2
LoTT: 16 - 15 = +1
Par: +660 5NT-N
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
 1370          6.00   0.00  6♣ N      A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  660          5.00   1.00  3N S +2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  620          4.00   2.00  4♠ S      A7-Selig-Blank vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  600          3.00   3.00  3N S      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
  170          2.00   4.00  3♣ N +3   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        100    1.00   5.00  3N N -1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        200    0.00   6.00  3N S -2   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
13 ♠83
Q763
T75
♣A953
Dlr: North
Vul: Both
♠KT972
JT92
K63
♣Q
♠QJ4
85
A94
♣KJ874
♠A65
AK4
QJ82
♣T62
6
911
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 1  ♣6 ♠5 NT6
EW: 1♣ 2♠  ♦6 ♥6 NT6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -110 2♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
        140    6.00   0.00  3 W      A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        150    5.00   1.00  1N W +2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        200    3.00   3.00  2 W +3   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        200    3.00   3.00  2 W +3   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        200    3.00   3.00  2 E +3   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        230    1.00   5.00  2 W +4   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        620    0.00   6.00  4 W      A7-Selig-Blank vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
14 ♠K73
A965
-
♣K86543
Dlr: East
Vul: None
♠J4
8432
T964
♣T92
♠AT9852
QJT
J72
♣Q
♠Q6
K7
AKQ853
♣AJ7
10
110
19
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 6♣ 5 4 2♠ 6NT
EW:  ♣0 ♦1 ♥2 ♠4 NT1
LoTT: 16 - 17 = -1
Par: +990 6NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  450          4.00   2.00  4♠ S +1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
  450          4.00   2.00  4♠ S +1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  450          4.00   2.00  4♠ S +1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  450          4.00   2.00  4♠ S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  450          4.00   2.00  4♠ N +1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
  420          1.00   5.00  4♠ S      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A8-Albert-Kayson
         50    0.00   6.00  4♠ S -1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
15 ♠T742
T7
K643
♣QT8
Dlr: South
Vul: N-S
♠AKJ
KQ98652
A9
♣J
♠83
AJ4
J872
♣A972
♠Q965
3
QT5
♣K6543
5
1810
7
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦4/5 ♥1 ♠6 NT1
EW: 1♣ 2 6 6NT  ♠6
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: -990 6NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  4♠ W -2   A7-Selig-Blank vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
   50          3.00   3.00  4♠ W -1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
   50          3.00   3.00  4♠ W -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
   50          3.00   3.00  4♠ W -1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
   50          3.00   3.00  4♠ W -1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
   50          3.00   3.00  4♠ W -1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        590    0.00   6.00  4♠* W     A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
16 ♠-
AK6
J62
♣KJT7632
Dlr: West
Vul: E-W
♠87542
Q72
K7
♣985
♠AQ9
98543
AT93
♣4
♠KJT63
JT
Q854
♣AQ
12
510
13
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 4♣ 2 4NT  ♥6 ♠6
EW: 1  ♣2 ♦4 ♠6 NT3
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +430 4NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          5.50   0.50  4 S      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  420          5.50   0.50  4 S      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  130          4.00   2.00  3 N +1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
         50    1.50   4.50  4 S -1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
         50    1.50   4.50  4 S -1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
         50    1.50   4.50  4 S -1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
         50    1.50   4.50  4 N -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
17 ♠Q876
AJT7
QJ6
♣Q6
Dlr: North
Vul: None
♠52
92
T854
♣AKT73
♠AJT4
Q
A2
♣J98542
♠K93
K86543
K973
♣-
12
712
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 4 2♠  ♣3 NT5
EW: 4♣ 1NT  ♦5 ♥3 ♠5
LoTT: 20 - 21 = -1
Par: +100 5♣*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  4♠ W -2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A8-Albert-Kayson
   50          4.50   1.50  4♠ W -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
   50          4.50   1.50  4♠ E -1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        140    3.00   3.00  2♠ W +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        400    2.00   4.00  3N W      A1-Ross-Weber vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        420    1.00   5.00  4♠ W      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        450    0.00   6.00  4♠ W +1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
18 ♠T65
Q963
93
♣JT32
Dlr: East
Vul: N-S
♠KJ82
T2
K842
♣864
♠A93
K85
T65
♣AKQ5
♠Q74
AJ74
AQJ7
♣97
3
716
14
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦4 ♥6 ♠4 NT4
EW: 2♣ 3/2 1/- 3/2♠ 3/2NT
       ♥7/6
LoTT: 15 - 15 = 0
Par: -400 3NT-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  650          4.00   2.00  4♠ S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  650          4.00   2.00  5 S      A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  650          4.00   2.00  5 N      A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  650          4.00   2.00  4 S +1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  650          4.00   2.00  4 S +1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  620          1.00   5.00  4♠ S      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        100    0.00   6.00  6 S -1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
19 ♠A9
KQ
Q854
♣QJT32
Dlr: South
Vul: E-W
♠K742
A75
A
♣K9654
♠Q853
J9
K9732
♣A7
♠JT6
T86432
JT6
♣8
14
1410
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣4 ♦4 ♥6 ♠3 NT4
EW: 3♣ 2 1 4♠ 2NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -620 4♠-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  3N W -2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
  100          4.50   1.50  3N W -1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  100          4.50   1.50  3N W -1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
         50    3.00   3.00  2 N -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        120    1.50   4.50  2N W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        120    1.50   4.50  2N W      A7-Selig-Blank vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        150    0.00   6.00  1N E +2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A8-Albert-Kayson
20 ♠JT95
974
Q6
♣J982
Dlr: West
Vul: Both
♠Q4
A52
AT874
♣AK7
♠A6
KQT863
J53
♣54
♠K8732
J
K92
♣QT63
4
1710
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1♣ 1♠  ♦1 ♥1 NT1
EW: 5 6/5 6/4NT  ♣6/5 ♠6
LoTT: 19 - 18 = +1
Par: -1440 6NT-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  500          6.00   0.00  4♠* E -2  A7-Selig-Blank vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  200          4.50   1.50  4♠* E -1  A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  200          4.50   1.50  4♠ E -2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
  100          3.00   3.00  3♠ E -1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        110    2.00   4.00  2♠ E      A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        140    1.00   5.00  2♠ E +1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        200    0.00   6.00  1N S -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
21 ♠8
A76
87652
♣J875
Dlr: North
Vul: N-S
♠T962
J32
Q9
♣T964
♠AKQ5
Q85
K3
♣AKQ2
♠J743
KT94
AJT4
♣3
5
323
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3 1  ♣5 ♠5 NT6/5
EW: 2♣ 2♠ 1NT  ♦4 ♥6/5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: +100 3♠*-EW-1
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      A1-Ross-Weber vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  140          5.00   1.00  3♠ N      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  110          2.50   3.50  2♠ S      A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A8-Albert-Kayson
  110          2.50   3.50  2♠ N      A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        100    1.00   5.00  3♠ N -1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        200    0.00   6.00  4♠ N -2   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
22 ♠J7
KJ95
AK854
♣QJ
Dlr: East
Vul: E-W
♠K32
T63
QT9
♣9542
♠QT64
Q7
J63
♣K873
♠A985
A842
72
♣AT6
15
58
12
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 2♣ 6 7 4♠ 5NT
EW:  ♣4 ♦1 ♥0 ♠3 NT1
LoTT: 17 - 16 = +1
Par: +1510 7-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          5.00   1.00  3♠ W -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
  100          5.00   1.00  3♠ W -1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
  100          5.00   1.00  3♠ W -1   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        110    2.00   4.00  2♠ W      A1-Ross-Weber vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        110    2.00   4.00  2♠ W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        110    2.00   4.00  2♠ W      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        140    0.00   6.00  3♠ W      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
23 ♠K9
632
K2
♣KQJ832
Dlr: South
Vul: Both
♠A7652
KT84
J84
♣T
♠QT843
Q
QT97
♣A95
♠J
AJ975
A653
♣764
12
810
10
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 3♣ 2 2NT  ♦6 ♠4
EW: 1 2♠  ♣4 ♥5 NT4
LoTT: 17 - 19 = -2
Par: +120 2NT-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          6.00   0.00  4♠ W -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  100          5.00   1.00  3♠ W -1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        140    2.50   3.50  3♠ W      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        140    2.50   3.50  3♠ W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        140    2.50   3.50  3♠ W      A7-Selig-Blank vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
        140    2.50   3.50  2♠ W +1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        730    0.00   6.00  3♠* W     A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
24 ♠T75
A32
AT987
♣92
Dlr: West
Vul: None
♠QJ64
QT
632
♣AJT3
♠K83
J65
KQ54
♣KQ4
♠A92
K9874
J
♣8765
8
1014
8
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥6 ♠6 NT5
EW: 1♣ 1 1♠ 1NT  ♥5
LoTT: 13 - 15 = -2
Par: -90 1NT-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  420          5.50   0.50  4♠ S      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  420          5.50   0.50  4♠ S      A6-Comer-Grissani vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  170          3.50   2.50  3♠ S +1   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
  170          3.50   2.50  3♠ S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
         50    1.50   4.50  4♠ N -1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
         50    1.50   4.50  4♠ N -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        170    0.00   6.00  3 E +1   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
25 ♠T32
AT72
765
♣AQ2
Dlr: North
Vul: E-W
♠J864
J54
Q9
♣J975
♠K7
K8
T32
♣KT8643
♠AQ95
Q963
AKJ84
♣-
10
59
16
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1/-♣ 5 6 5/4♠ 5NT
       ♣7/6
EW:  ♣6 ♦2 ♥1 ♠2 NT2
LoTT: 18 - 18 = 0
Par: +980 6-NS
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  200          5.50   0.50  2♠ W -2   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  200          5.50   0.50  3 E -2   A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
  110          3.50   2.50  1♠ N +1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
  110          3.50   2.50  3♣ S      A4-Kaercher-Per vs A8-Albert-Kayson
   90          2.00   4.00  1N S      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        100    1.00   5.00  1♠ N -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        200    0.00   6.00  3♠ N -4   A7-Selig-Blank vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
26 ♠KT53
J3
A97432
♣Q
Dlr: East
Vul: Both
♠AJ7
K85
J5
♣KJ643
♠984
AQT976
KQ6
♣A
♠Q62
42
T8
♣T98752
10
1315
2
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣5 ♦6 ♥1 ♠4 NT1
EW: 1/2♣ -/1 6 2♠ 4/5NT
       ♦6/7
LoTT: 18 - 17 = +1
Par: -1430 6-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  100          6.00   0.00  4♠ W -1   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
        100    5.00   1.00  3 S -1   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        140    3.50   2.50  3♠ W      A1-Ross-Weber vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        140    3.50   2.50  3♠ E      A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman vs A13-Halpern-Franklin
        200    2.00   4.00  4 N -2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        620    0.50   5.50  4♠ W      A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
        620    0.50   5.50  4♠ W      A7-Selig-Blank vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
27 ♠A73
87
953
♣T9742
Dlr: South
Vul: None
♠T65
KQJ9
AK8
♣AQ5
♠KQJ94
T653
J6
♣J6
♠82
A42
QT742
♣K83
4
198
9
Double Dummy Makes
NS:  ♣6 ♦6 ♥2 ♠2 NT2
EW: 1♣ 1 4 4♠ 5/4NT
LoTT: 16 - 16 = 0
Par: -460 5NT-E
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  150          6.00   0.00  2♠ E -3   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  120          5.00   1.00  1N S +1   A7-Selig-Blank vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
  100          3.50   2.50  2N W -2   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld
  100          3.50   2.50  2* W -1  A4-Kaercher-Per vs A8-Albert-Kayson
   50          2.00   4.00  1N E -1   A1-Ross-Weber vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        110    1.00   5.00  2 W      A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
        280    0.00   6.00  1N* E +1  A6-Comer-Grissani vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
28 ♠T42
AK32
AK84
♣92
Dlr: West
Vul: N-S
♠AJ7
Q8
T9
♣KJT864
♠Q86
J96
7652
♣AQ3
♠K953
T754
QJ3
♣75
14
119
6
Double Dummy Makes
NS: 1 2 1♠  ♣4 NT5
EW: 3♣ 1NT  ♦6 ♥5 ♠5
LoTT: 17 - 17 = 0
Par: -110 3♣-EW
  N-S   E-W    N-S    E-W   Contract
  170          6.00   0.00  3♠ S +1   A5-Blitz-Jawer vs A10-Greenspan-Bogus
  110          5.00   1.00  2♠ N      A7-Selig-Blank vs A14-Myers-Perchonock
        200    2.50   3.50  4♠ S -2   A1-Ross-Weber vs A9-Shervin-Radbill
        200    2.50   3.50  4♠ S -2   A6-Comer-Grissani vs A12-McAlpin-Adler
        200    2.50   3.50  3♠ S -2   A4-Kaercher-Per vs A8-Albert-Kayson
        200    2.50   3.50  2♠ N -2   A3-Schwartz-Isser vs A15-Mendelsohn-Grossman
        300    0.00   6.00  3 N -3   A2-Kestenbaum-Gordon vs A11-Seideman-Rosenfeld