vg|HKCBA Selection Trial for APBF 2021 (Open),5,I,1,16,Jacky Ip,120,Vincent Li,95| rs|5DSx-1,5SEx-1,2HN-1,2CS=,6NS=,6NS=,4CW-1,2HW+2,4HE=,4HE+1,3NS+2,3NN+1,4SS=,4SS=,3DW-1,2HN=,4HS+1,5DN-1,7DW-1,6DW+1,2NN-1,2SW=,4SS-1,5HWx-4,2SN+1,2SN+1,4HN+1,4HN+1,3SW+1,3HN+1,2SN=,1NW-1| pn|Abby Chiu,William C ,Alan Sze,Vincent Li,Jim Lee,Sunny Mo,Peter Haw,Jacky Ip|pg|| qx|o1|st||md|3SA54HA6DAKQ973C62,ST976HKQJ7D64CK85,SJHT985432DJ85CQ4,SKQ832HDT2CAJT973|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1S|nt|hkMP: welcome back 🙂|pg|| mb|3N|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|d|nt|hkMP: this is the 5th segment of APBF Open Team selection trial|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hK|nt|hkMP: and there are 32 boards to go|pg|| nt|hkMP: 16 boards in this segment|pg|| nt|hkMP: and another 16 boards in the last segment that is to be started at 7:15pm|pg|| pc|h2|pc|c3|pc|hA|pg|| nt|twcho: Now 1 down instead of 2|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|sJ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s7|pc|d5|pc|s3|pg|| pc|hT|pc|c7|pc|h6|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d8|pc|dT|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s9|pc|dJ|pc|s8|pg|| pc|h9|pc|c9|nt|hkMP: Vincent's partner is William, sitting West|pg|| pc|d3|pc|h7|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d6|pc|h3|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|c5|pc|h4|nt|hkMP: Hi WW 🙂|pg|| nt|twcho: Hi Martin|pg|| pc|cT|pg|| pc|d7|pc|sT|pc|h5|nt|twcho: The winning team of this trial will represent HK in the coming APBF Championship, if it can be held.|pg|| pc|sQ|pg|| pc|d9|mc|10|pg|| qx|c1|st||md|3SA54HA6DAKQ973C62,ST976HKQJ7D64CK85,SJHT985432DJ85CQ4,SKQ832HDT2CAJT973|sv|o|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4D|mb|4S|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|5C|mb|d|mb|5S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|sJ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d4|pc|d8|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d6|pc|d5|pc|dT|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s9|pc|hT|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s7|pc|h3|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c2|pc|cK|pc|c4|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cQ|mc|10|pg|| qx|o2|st||md|4S742HT2DA73CKT976,SAT5HKQJDQ8654C32,SKQJ6H98754DJTCA4,S983HA63DK92CQJ85|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D!|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|nt|twcho: Vincent Li picked up 5 imps from the 1st bd|pg|| nt|twcho: Their counterpart bid to 5SX and -1|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|twcho: Not sure pass first and then double after 1NT is the best strategy for Norht|pg|| mb|2H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d2|pc|d3|pc|dQ|pc|dT|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dJ|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s5|pc|sK|pc|s9|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s3|pc|s4|pc|sA|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h4|pc|d9|pc|d7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s8|pc|s7|pc|sT|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c6|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cJ|pc|cK|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c7|pc|d5|pc|h5|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s6|nt|twcho: declarer must have ruffed with H7, 8 or 9 not 5|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|h2|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|hT|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h8|pc|h6|pc|c9|pg|| pc|d6|pc|h9|pc|hA|pc|cT|pg|| nt|twcho: and that's why East didn't overruff|pg|| pg|| qx|c2|st||md|4S742HT2DA73CKT976,SAT5HKQJDQ8654C32,SKQJ6H98754DJTCA4,S983HA63DK92CQJ85|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|d|mb|r|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hK|pc|h4|pc|h6|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d5|pc|dT|pc|dK|pc|d3|pg|| pc|d2|pc|dA|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d8|pc|c4|pc|d9|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s9|pc|s2|pc|sA|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h5|pc|h3|pc|hT|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c6|pg|| pc|h7|pc|hA|pc|c7|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s5|pc|sQ|mc|8|pg|| qx|o3|st||md|1SAQ43H8DAQ732CAQ8,SJ65HQ976D96CJ632,SK97HAKJT4DK5C975,ST82H532DJT84CKT4|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|nt|twcho: a potential slam here|pg|| mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3C|an|4th Suit Forcing|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|nt|twcho: As the cards lie, even 7NT makes on a double squeeze|pg|| mb|5N|an|Pick a Slam|mb|p|nt|twcho: 5NT I assuem is Pick a Slam|pg|| nt|twcho: Thanks operator for the explanation|pg|| mb|6N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h6|nt|twcho: This lead potentially ruins the communication for double squeeze|pg|| nt|twcho: So 13 tricks is not possible any more|pg|| nt|twcho: This hand will play for a long long time|pg|| nt|twcho: Too many things to consider for declarer|pg|| nt|twcho: Potential tricks in every suit|pg|| nt|twcho: Which line is the best? Sorry, I can't tell|pg|| nt|twcho: I am not up to it|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h3|pc|h8|pg|| nt|twcho: I may finesse C first|pg|| pc|dK|nt|twcho: if it succeeds, I will test D, 42 break is OK for me|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d2|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d5|pc|dT|pc|dA|pc|d9|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|c2|pc|c5|pc|d8|pg|| pc|d3|pc|s6|pc|h4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|c3|pc|c7|pg|| pc|d7|nt|twcho: declarer reject the C finesse, perhaps he based on the unease for West to discard a S|pg|| nt|twcho: and think that his S is Ok now and he forgo the chance of C finesse being ON.|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s7|pc|h2|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|s2|pg|| nt|twcho: claim|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|o4|st||md|2SA863HAQ5DQ652CJ9,SKJH7DT74CAK87632,ST75HT96DAKJ93C54,SQ942HKJ8432D8CQT|sv|b|mb|1C|mb|1D|mb|d|mb|2C|an|Limited Raise in D|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|pc|d8|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cQ|pc|c9|pc|c2|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s7|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dJ|pc|cT|pc|d5|pg|| pc|s4|pc|sA|pc|sJ|pc|s5|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d7|pc|dK|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d9|mc|9|pg|| qx|c4|st||md|2SA863HAQ5DQ652CJ9,SKJH7DT74CAK87632,ST75HT96DAKJ93C54,SQ942HKJ8432D8CQT|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dK|pc|d8|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h6|pc|h2|pc|hQ|nt|hkMP: 2@D=weak 2@H or 21-24 (4441) or 21-22 BAL|pg|| pc|h7|pg|| pc|hA|pc|c2|pc|h9|pc|h3|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d7|pc|d9|pc|h4|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|c3|pc|hT|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o5|st||md|3SK532H54DJ3CJT632,SQJT7HKJ7D9CAQ985,SA964HA92DQ8542C4,S8HQT863DAKT76CK7|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|c4|pc|c7|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h5|pc|hJ|pc|h2|pg|| pc|c8|pc|h9|pc|cK|pc|cT|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s8|pc|s2|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s4|pc|h6|pc|s3|pc|sT|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d9|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dJ|pc|sJ|pc|d4|pg|| pc|d7|pc|s5|pc|h7|pc|d5|pg|| pc|cA|pc|hA|pc|d6|pc|c2|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dT|mc|10|pg|| qx|c5|st||md|3SK532H54DJ3CJT632,SQJT7HKJ7D9CAQ985,SA964HA92DQ8542C4,S8HQT863DAKT76CK7|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1H|nt|hkMP: will you opt to open with North's hand?|pg|| mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: 1@H 2@c=2+@c FG|pg|| mb|p|pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s8|pc|sK|pc|s7|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|c4|pc|cK|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d9|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dJ|pc|sT|pc|d4|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h4|mc|11|pg|| qx|o6|st||md|4S863HAJ4DACAK9876,SQ7HQ9875DQJ7CQJ4,SA92HKT3DKT42CT52,SKJT54H62D98653C3|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h9|pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|h4|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c4|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cJ|pc|c2|pc|d9|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cQ|pc|c5|pc|h6|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s4|pc|s3|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|d7|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c6|st||md|4S863HAJ4DACAK9876,SQ7HQ9875DQJ7CQJ4,SA92HKT3DKT42CT52,SKJT54H62D98653C3|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: East's choice of lead will be between his own spades or partner's potential hearts|pg|| pc|d9|pc|dA|pc|d7|pc|d4|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cJ|pc|cT|nt|hkMP: and his choice goes to diamonds 🙂|pg|| pc|s4|pg|| pc|c6|pc|cQ|pc|c5|pc|d6|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|d3|pc|s3|pg|| nt|hkMP: East's !9 lead was from 0/2|pg|| pc|h3|nt|hkMP: @D9|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|h7|mc|10|pg|| qx|o7|st||md|1SAQ63H32DAK94C864,SJ42H87DJ73CAK972,SK985HAKT6DT62CQJ,ST7HQJ954DQ85CT53|sv|b|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1N|an|GF without 5M|mb|p|nt|twcho: 1@c = Natural or bal|pg|| mb|2C|an|Min|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|nt|twcho: 1NT = GF without 5M|pg|| mb|2S|mb|p|nt|twcho: 2@c ask|pg|| mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|cJ|pc|c3|pc|c4|pg|| nt|twcho: should be an easy 10 tricks with trump 32 and D 33|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cQ|pc|c5|pc|c6|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|dQ|pc|dA|pg|| nt|twcho: The D shift will shorten the play|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s5|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s4|pc|sK|pc|sT|pg|| pc|s8|pc|h4|pc|sQ|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|c8|pc|c2|pc|s9|pc|cT|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c7|st||md|1SAQ63H32DAK94C864,SJ42H87DJ73CAK972,SK985HAKT6DT62CQJ,ST7HQJ954DQ85CT53|sv|b|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: a fair 4@s contract|pg|| nt|Bubble: 4S will be reached. Declarer needs to avoid ruff H but set up D|pg|| pc|cA|nt|hkMP: and expecting to be a tie|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c5|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cQ|pc|c3|pc|c4|pg|| pc|c2|pc|s5|pc|cT|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s2|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s4|pc|s9|pc|sT|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|h4|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d5|pc|dA|pc|d3|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h7|pc|hA|pc|h5|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d8|pc|dK|pc|d7|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dJ|pc|dT|pc|dQ|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o8|st||md|2SKT94H974D83CA875,SQ7H2DAQ654CQJT63,SA85HAQT63DJT72C9,SJ632HKJ85DK9CK42|sv|o|mb|1D|mb|1H|mb|d|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2N|an|INV|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h9|pc|h2|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|sQ|pg|| nt|twcho: 2NT is cold but not 3C nor 3D|pg|| pc|s9|pc|c3|pc|s5|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d3|pc|d4|pc|d2|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d8|pc|dA|pc|d7|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dT|pc|h8|pc|h4|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|c8|st||md|2SKT94H974D83CA875,SQ7H2DAQ654CQJT63,SA85HAQT63DJT72C9,SJ632HKJ85DK9CK42|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|nt|Bubble: Will reach 3c after 2nt by west|pg|| mb|2H|mb|p|nt|Bubble: Oh he pass|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|Bubble: 2H is good as 3C likely also be made by ew|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d9|pc|d3|pc|dQ|pg|| nt|hkMP: the opening lead of spades helped declarer a bit though|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|s3|pc|s9|pg|| pc|d8|pc|d6|pc|d2|pc|dK|pg|| pc|s6|pc|sT|pc|h2|pc|s5|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c9|pc|c2|pc|cA|pg|| pc|h4|pc|d5|pc|hA|pc|h5|pg|| pc|d7|pc|sJ|pc|h7|pc|d4|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c3|pc|h3|pc|c4|pg|| pc|dT|pc|hJ|mc|8|pg|| qx|o9|st||md|3S92HKJT9652DCK872,SKT8654H7DQ53CA96,S7HAQ83DAKJT642CQ,SAQJ3H4D987CJT543|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|nt|twcho: North may ask KC|pg|| nt|twcho: He has a powerful hand|pg|| nt|twcho: 2 KC is enough for slam |pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|s6|nt|twcho: OK, he knows his partner style much more than me|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s2|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dJ|pc|d9|pc|s9|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c9|st||md|3S92HKJT9652DCK872,SKT8654H7DQ53CA96,S7HAQ83DAKJT642CQ,SAQJ3H4D987CJT543|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|1S|mb|4D|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: guess 4@d is a fit jump showing @h|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|s7|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s9|pc|s5|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d7|pc|h2|pc|d3|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d8|pc|h5|pc|d5|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d9|pc|h6|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|cA|pc|cQ|pc|c3|pc|c2|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o10|st||md|4SKT52HT743D92C952,S3H6DAJT854CAQJ64,SQ64HQJ9852D7CK83,SAJ987HAKDKQ63CT7|sv|b|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2D|nt|twcho: disastrous result for other room NS|pg|| mb|p|mb|3D|nt|twcho: When they bid to 5D, not 5H, and went one down|pg|| mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5D|an|0/3 Key Cards|mb|p|mb|5H|nt|twcho: Not sure the response to 4NT is correct|pg|| nt|twcho: from their notes, 5D shows 1 or 4 KC|pg|| nt|twcho: 5H should be asking for Q supposedlly but I wonder what is 5D here|pg|| mb|p|mb|7D|nt|twcho: and how West interpret this bid|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hQ|nt|twcho: a grand based on a finesse|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h4|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|dJ|pc|d7|pg|| pc|d4|pc|h2|pc|dK|pc|d9|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c5|pc|c4|pc|cK|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c10|st||md|4SKT52HT743D92C952,S3H6DAJT854CAQJ64,SQ64HQJ9852D7CK83,SAJ987HAKDKQ63CT7|sv|b|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|4D|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5H|mb|p|nt|hkMP: 4@d = minorwood for keycards|pg|| mb|6D|mb|p|nt|hkMP: 4NT=ASK @DQ|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|c3|pc|cT|pc|c5|pc|c4|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d2|pc|dA|pc|d7|pg|| pc|d4|pc|h2|pc|dK|pc|d9|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c8|pg|| nt|hkMP: this @c3 lead gives declarer an overtrick|pg|| mc|13|pg|| qx|o11|st||md|1S852HKQ8DT932C865,SQJ9764HT75D876CQ,SAK3HA64DKQ4CJT73,STHJ932DAJ5CAK942|sv|o|mb|p|mb|2D|an|M / Strong|mb|2N|mb|p|nt|twcho: but unlucky for them, it is not ON. Bridge is a fair game. In last segment, Vincent team bid to 7NT requiring 2 finesses ON. They made it. This time, they require one finesse for their grand, it went down.|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|c4|pc|c5|pc|cQ|pc|c3|pg|| pc|sQ|nt|twcho: Odds even out in the long run|pg|| pc|sA|pc|sT|pc|s2|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d5|pc|d2|pc|d7|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h7|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d8|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c6|pc|s4|pc|c7|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c8|pc|s6|pc|cT|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d6|pc|dQ|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c11|st||md|1S852HKQ8DT932C865,SQJ9764HT75D876CQ,SAK3HA64DKQ4CJT73,STHJ932DAJ5CAK942|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2C|an|1 suit|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cJ|pc|c2|pc|c8|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|d6|nt|hkMP: from the auction, west knows that partner got an opening hand|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|d7|pc|c3|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|sK|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|d8|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c9|pc|c6|pc|s6|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|sA|pc|h2|pc|s5|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|h5|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h7|pc|h6|pc|h3|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|o12|st||md|2SA32HQ932DA943CA9,S9HAKT865DKT8CK43,SQJT54HDQJ2CJT875,SK876HJ74D765CQ62|sv|n|mb|1H|nt|twcho: I don't think East cash DA|pg|| mb|2H|an|Michaels|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|nt|twcho: If cash DA, declarer will make 8 tricks, 2S, 3H, 2D and 1C|pg|| mb|p|pc|hK|nt|twcho: East definitely play his 4th C|pg|| pc|s4|pc|h4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c4|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|hJ|nt|twcho: 2@H with such weak hand at this vul is quite unthinkable for me. Maybe this is the difference between top players and me|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h5|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s6|pc|s2|pc|s9|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c2|pc|s3|pc|cK|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dK|pc|d2|pc|d7|pg|| pc|hA|pc|sT|pc|h7|pc|h9|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|h6|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c12|st||md|2SA32HQ932DA943CA9,S9HAKT865DKT8CK43,SQJT54HDQJ2CJT875,SK876HJ74D765CQ62|sv|n|mb|1H|mb|1S|mb|2H|nt|hkMP: North's overcall is questionable ðŸ]”|pg|| mb|4S|mb|5H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: and now a patria partial on the 4 & 5 levels ðŸ]·|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s6|pc|s2|pc|s9|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|dK|pg|| nt|hkMP: how is West going to minimize his lost?|pg|| pc|hA|pc|s5|pc|h4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d8|pc|d2|pc|d6|pc|d9|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dT|pc|dJ|pc|d7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s7|pc|s3|pc|h5|pg|| nt|hkMP: going four off now, sadly|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c8|pc|c2|pc|cA|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c3|pc|cT|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cJ|pc|c6|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s4|mc|7|pg|| qx|o13|st||md|3SA863HK542DK94CQT,ST52HA863DJ5C7654,SKQJ97HQJ7D86C983,S4HT9DAQT732CAKJ2|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1D|nt|twcho: 14 imps back|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|cT|pc|c7|pc|c9|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cQ|pc|c6|nt|twcho: A quite board with 9 tricks to take|pg|| pc|c3|pg|| pc|hT|nt|twcho: quiet|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h3|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s4|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s9|pc|d2|pc|sA|pc|s5|pg|| pc|s6|pc|sT|pc|sJ|pc|d3|pg|| pc|d6|pc|dA|pc|d4|pc|d5|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c13|st||md|3SA863HK542DK94CQT,ST52HA863DJ5C7654,SKQJ97HQJ7D86C983,S4HT9DAQT732CAKJ2|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|d|mb|1H|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|cT|pc|c7|pc|c8|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|hA|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d6|pc|dA|pc|d4|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|d5|pc|d8|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s2|pc|sK|pc|s4|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o14|st||md|4S97HA765DQJ985CK4,ST864HT432DK32CT7,SKQJ5HKQ98DA4CQ93,SA32HJDT76CAJ8652|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d7|nt|twcho: 1NT = good 14 to bad 17. Should North hand be classified as bad 17?|pg|| nt|twcho: the 41 @h break may offer some challenge to declarer|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c7|pg|| pc|c8|pc|cK|pc|cT|pc|c9|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s4|pc|sK|pc|sA|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s9|pc|sT|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|h8|pc|c2|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h6|pc|h4|pc|h9|pc|c5|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s2|pc|h7|pc|s6|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c14|st||md|4S97HA765DQJ985CK4,ST864HT432DK32CT7,SKQJ5HKQ98DA4CQ93,SA32HJDT76CAJ8652|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d7|nt|hkMP: 3@C=puppet Stayman|pg|| nt|hkMP: this is now commonly used among the experts|pg|| nt|hkMP: with 2@C=Stayman asking for 4 cards Majors|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d3|pc|d4|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s4|pc|sK|pc|sA|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c7|pc|c9|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dJ|pc|d2|pc|dA|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h4|pc|hK|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|cK|pc|cT|pg|| pc|s9|pc|sT|pc|sJ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s3|pc|h6|pc|s6|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|o15|st||md|1S52HAQT984D53CK86,SKQ743H32DKT7CA75,SJT9HKJ5DA84CQJT4,SA86H76DQJ962C932|sv|n|mb|2H|mb|2S|nt|twcho: Defense is friendly and declarer made 11 tricks|pg|| mb|3H|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sJ|nt|twcho: Now makeable|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s5|pc|sK|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sT|pc|s8|pc|s2|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|d3|pg|| nt|twcho: draw 2 rounds of trump with KQ and force out DA|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h6|pc|h4|nt|twcho: Bingo play by declarer|pg|| pc|h2|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|hQ|pc|h3|pg|| pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c2|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s9|pc|sA|mc|10|pg|| qx|c15|st||md|1S52HAQT984D53CK86,SKQ743H32DKT7CA75,SJT9HKJ5DA84CQJT4,SA86H76DQJ962C932|sv|n|mb|2D|mb|d|nt|hkMP: they got a margin of 37 IMPs now|pg|| nt|hkMP: 2@d=weak @H or @s|pg|| mb|3H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h7|nt|hkMP: this @h7 lead gives declarer an overtrick|pg|| mc|10|nt|hkMP: as he got time to establish @C for a discard|pg|| pg|| qx|o16|st||md|2S9843HKJ2DJ3CAT95,SKQ7H763DK86CKQJ3,SAJT2HAT4DQ92C874,S65HQ985DAT754C62|sv|e|nt|twcho: 8 imps |pg|| nt|twcho: Last board of this segment. Only 29 imps difference. Still possible for the trailing team to catch up in the last segment.|pg|| mb|1C|mb|d|mb|1D|nt|twcho: Last segment will start in about 80 mins|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c6|nt|twcho: Declarer need to guess H to bring in the contract|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cJ|pc|c7|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d9|pc|dA|pc|d3|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c3|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s7|pc|sJ|pc|s5|pg|| nt|twcho: should be OK now.|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d4|pc|dJ|nt|twcho: A D can be used to discard a @H|pg|| pc|dK|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|d5|pc|c5|pg|| nt|twcho: making 2 and tie the board|pg|| mc|8|nt|twcho: Thanks everyone for watching|pg|| nt|twcho: Last segment starts on 75 min time|pg|| pg|| qx|c16|st||md|2S9843HKJ2DJ3CAT95,SKQ7H763DK86CKQJ3,SAJT2HAT4DQ92C874,S65HQ985DAT754C62|sv|e|mb|1N|nt|hkMP: this is the last board of this segment|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|hkMP: our last segment will start at 7:15pm HKT|pg|| pc|sT|nt|hkMP: see you in a while 🙂|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s9|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c8|pc|c2|pc|cA|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|sA|pc|s6|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|c6|pc|s4|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s2|pc|d4|pc|s8|pc|h6|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d6|pc|d2|pc|d5|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dK|pc|d9|mc|6|nt|hkMP: west's 1NT was 14-16 and this may lead to a different contract on the other table|pg|| pg|| Ʒѵһ