posted August 2011
Spingold Teams, July 2011, Round of 16
Rodwell sits on your left, Meckstroth on your right. Both Vul.
QUIZ: Your bid?
In the other room Zia bids 2NT, and Hamman raises to 3NT. A quick claim clinched 9 tricks.
In this room, South bid 3 and languished there.
Bd: 42 Dlr: East Vul: Both North S 983 H KQ D AQ974 C A43 West East S KQ765 S A H 105 H J8743 D 2 D 10653 C KJ652 C Q87 South S J1042 H A962 D KJ8 C 109 Open Room: Closed Room: West North East South West North East South Clerkin Hamman Clerkin Zia Rodwell Levine Meckstr McGarry Pass Pass Pass Pass 1S 2D Pass 2NT 1S 2D Pass 3D Pass 3NT Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Trick 1: SA S2 S5 S3 Trick 1: S6 S3 SA S4 Trick 2: H4 H2 HT HQ Trick 2: H4 H6 H5 HQ Trick 3: HK H7 H6 H5 Trick 3: D7 D3 DK D2 Trick 4: DA D3 D8 D2 Trick 4: H2 HT HK H3 Trick 5: D4 D5 DK S6 Trick 5: D4 D5 DJ Trick 6: DJ C2 D7 D6 Trick 7: HA C5 CA H3 9 Tricks Claimed +600. 8 Tricks Claimed -100. 12 IMPs to team Nickell.