vg|Open Trial RR,S14,I,25,36,Leslie,0,Black,0| rs|4SE-1,4SE+1,3NS=,4HN=,4HE=,4HE=,1NW-1,1NW-2,3NE+3,6CW-3,2NE=,3NW-4,6HS=,6HS+1,5HE=,6SNx-1,3NE=,3NE=,5HEx-2,5HEx-2,3SE-1,3NW=,5HS=,5HS=| pn|Byrne,McIntosh,Dyke,King,Black,Bell,D Gold,Norton|pg|| qx|o25|st||md|3SK73HAJT962DT92CT,SQ864H87DJ8CAQJ73,ST2HKDQ6543C96542,SAJ95HQ543DAK7CK8|sv|e|nt|vugraphzan: Auction over, will put the contract in when I find out what it is!|pg|| mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|c9|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h7|pc|hK|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h8|pc|sT|pc|h4|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cK|pc|s3|pc|c3|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: 9@c suit pref from Dyke|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c25|st||md|3SK73HAJT962DT92CT,SQ864H87DJ8CAQJ73,ST2HKDQ6543C96542,SAJ95HQ543DAK7CK8|sv|e|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|vugraphzaj: Apologies, delay in setting up. This is the correct contract. Will get names in a sec|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c3|pc|c2|pc|cK|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s4|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sK|pc|s6|pc|sT|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h7|pc|hK|pc|h3|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h8|pc|d3|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s7|pc|s8|mc|11|pg|| qx|o26|st||md|4SA2HA32DJT954C532,SKQJ98H9DKQ82CKJ8,S743HKQT864DA3CAT,ST65HJ75D76CQ9764|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sJ|pc|s3|pc|sT|pc|s2|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s4|pc|s6|pc|sA|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h9|pc|hK|pc|h5|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c26|st||md|4SA2HA32DJT954C532,SKQJ98H9DKQ82CKJ8,S743HKQT864DA3CAT,ST65HJ75D76CQ9764|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2S|an|good raise|mb|d|mb|3S!|mb|p|nt|vugraphzaj: everyone wants to be in spades|pg|| mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d7|pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pc|dA|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|h9|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|s9|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d6|pc|dT|pc|dK|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s5|pc|sA|pg|| pc|hA|pc|s8|pc|h4|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d2|pc|s4|pc|c4|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d8|pc|hT|mc|10|pg|| qx|o27|st||md|1SK73HJ52D8743CK76,SQJT92H76DAKCAQJ9,SA84HKDQJ62CT8542,S65HAQT9843DT95C3|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d7|pc|dK|pc|dQ|pc|d5|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c3|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c4|pc|s6|pc|cK|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s5|pg|| pc|hK|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h6|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|c5|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hJ|pc|s2|pc|c8|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c27|st||md|1SK73HJ52D8743CK76,SQJT92H76DAKCAQJ9,SA84HKDQJ62CT8542,S65HAQT9843DT95C3|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2N|an|5S 4m inv|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d3|pc|dK|pc|d6|pc|d5|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c3|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c4|pc|s5|pc|cK|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s6|pg|| pc|s4|pc|h8|pc|s7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h6|pc|hK|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d4|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c5|pc|dT|pc|c7|pg|| pc|h7|mc|10|pg|| qx|o28|st||md|2SK432HK83D96CK982,SAJ8H765DJ43CQT54,ST5HJT92DAKQ5CJ76,SQ976HAQ4DT872CA3|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|d6|pc|d4|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hA|pc|h3|pc|h5|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s4|pc|s8|pc|s5|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s3|pc|sJ|pc|sT|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pc|d7|pc|d9|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|h6|pg|| pc|h8|pc|h7|pc|h9|pc|h4|pg|| pc|h2|pc|s7|pc|s2|pc|c5|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d8|pc|c9|pc|d3|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c3|pc|cK|pc|c4|pg|| mc|6|pg|| qx|c28|st||md|2SK432HK83D96CK982,SAJ8H765DJ43CQT54,ST5HJT92DAKQ5CJ76,SQ976HAQ4DT872CA3|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1C|an|could be 2|mb|p|mb|1H|an|denies 5Ss or 4Hs|mb|p|mb|1S|nt|fabsayc: teally dull boards|pg|| mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|vugraphzaj: yes nothing of interest yet this set I'm afraid. Good for leaders who want as flat a set as possible.|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d2|pc|d9|pc|d3|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|h6|pg|| pc|h8|pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|h4|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h7|pc|hT|pc|hA|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d6|pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|h9|pc|s6|pc|s4|pc|c4|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c3|pc|cK|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cT|pc|c7|pc|cA|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|s5|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dA|pc|d8|pc|c9|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|dT|pc|c8|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|sA|pc|sT|pc|s9|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s8|pc|d5|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pg|| qx|o29|st||md|3SQ83H87DK975CQJ65,S2HAK6DA64CKT8732,ST654HQJT43DJ83C4,SAKJ97H952DQT2CA9|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2C!|an|nat or bal gf|mb|p|mb|2D|an|relay|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c2|pc|c4|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c6|pc|cT|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|cK|pc|h3|pc|h2|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|c8|pc|d3|pc|s7|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hK|pc|h4|pc|h5|pg|| pc|c7|pc|s4|pc|s9|pc|s3|pg|| pc|c3|pc|s5|pc|d2|pc|d7|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d8|pc|dT|pc|d9|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s8|pg|| pc|sK|pc|sQ|pc|d6|pc|sT|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|h7|pc|h6|pc|hT|pg|| pc|h9|pc|dK|pc|hA|pc|hJ|pg|| pg|| qx|c29|st||md|3SQ83H87DK975CQJ65,S2HAK6DA64CKT8732,ST654HQJT43DJ83C4,SAKJ97H952DQT2CA9|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2N!|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4D|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|6C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hQ|pc|h2|pc|h7|pc|hA|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s4|pc|sJ|pc|sQ|pg|| nt|fabsayc: reasonable line. nothing works|pg|| nt|aardv: good evening|pg|| nt|aardv: this is an optimistic contract|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: Hi Paul|pg|| nt|aardv: Leslie needs a big win in this match to overtake Black|pg|| nt|aardv: hello Claire|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: first interesting hand we've had|pg|| pc|d5|pc|dA|pc|d3|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c4|nt|aardv: there was some interest in the first board i think|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c5|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|h6|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s8|pc|d4|pc|s6|pg|| pc|s9|pc|d7|pc|d6|pc|sT|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o30|st||md|4SAKTHT8432DQT72C7,S854HJ9DA9CKQ8643,SJ963HQ75DKJ4CAT2,SQ72HAK6D8653CJ95|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|1H|mb|2C|mb|2H|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h3|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c7|pc|cK|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c9|pc|h2|pc|cQ|pc|cA|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|c30|st||md|4SAKTHT8432DQT72C7,S854HJ9DA9CKQ8643,SJ963HQ75DKJ4CAT2,SQ72HAK6D8653CJ95|sv|o|nt|vugraphzaj: there was yes, 4@s beaten at one table and not at the other|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|1N|an|15-17|mb|p|mb|3N|nt|aardv: South needed to work out to underlead @HA to get a ruff. but didn't|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s6|nt|aardv: (spade finesse in the other room so ace and another heart was sufficient)|pg|| nt|aardv: (the king being singleton)|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s8|pc|s9|pc|s7|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d9|pc|dJ|nt|aardv: David Gold has carefully left his partner on lead to get a diamond through|pg|| pc|d3|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|h6|pc|h2|pc|h9|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d5|pc|d7|pc|dA|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c7|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d6|pc|dQ|pc|c3|pg|| pc|dT|pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|d8|pg|| mc|5|pg|| qx|o31|st||md|1S8HAQJT9DAQCAT852,SKQJ3H74DJT875CQ9,SAT54HK653D32CKJ7,S9762H82DK964C643|sv|n|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2S!|an|gf 4!H|mb|p|mb|3S!|an|extras with !s shortage|nt|Cantorm: GIB makes grand slam|pg|| mb|p|nt|Cantorm: humans bid the small|pg|| mb|3N!|an|bad hand|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5H|mb|p|mb|5N|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: not sure why he describes this as bad hand|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: maybe michael wrote bal. i cant read it very well|pg|| mb|6C|nt|Cantorm: AKK, 8 losers as already suggested, A of pard's singleton|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: pretty sure it says bad though :p|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: also not sure that anyone plays 3nt there as balanced :D|pg|| mb|p|mb|6H|nt|Cantorm: sry, 2@s was FG, I thought Bergen style invite|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: if FG then yes definitely bad|pg|| mb|p|nt|Cantorm: Leslie needs a big (well fairly big) win so maybe should have bid the grand|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d3|pc|d4|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|h2|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h4|pc|h5|pc|h8|pg|| pc|s8|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s6|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s7|pc|hA|pc|s3|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c4|nt|Cantorm: and other table Leslie pair have had a disaster on 29|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cQ|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c31|st||md|1S8HAQJT9DAQCAT852,SKQJ3H74DJT875CQ9,SAT54HK653D32CKJ7,S9762H82DK964C643|sv|n|nt|vugraphzaj: Mike is saying he's been 2 off 3 off and 4 off in the last few boards. His declarer play is deteriorating he says|pg|| mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2N|an|4 card H raise|mb|p|mb|3N!|an|short spade|mb|p|nt|aardv: grand slam here if you guess the clubs|pg|| nt|aardv: i think they'll stop in six|pg|| mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4D|mb|d|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|5D|nt|aardv: 4@S looks like a strange choice|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: could it be kickback Paul?|pg|| nt|aardv: ok, it's keycard|pg|| nt|aardv: quite common now to play 4@S as RKCB when hearts are agreed|pg|| mb|p|mb|5S|mb|p|mb|6H|mb|p|nt|aardv: north has shown club control already, and south presumably knows he's got @SA and @HK, so perhaps better not to bid clubs again|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|dJ|pc|d2|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h4|pc|h3|pc|h2|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h7|pc|h5|pc|h8|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|cJ|pc|c3|pg|| mc|13|pg|| qx|o32|st||md|2SAK983H9DJTCKJ932,S54HJT62DAKQ7CQ84,SQJT762HD9543CAT7,SHAKQ87543D862C65|sv|e|mb|1C|mb|2S|mb|3H|nt|vugraphzan: tosh has alerted 3@H and is now pulling a face|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: and writing an explanation|pg|| mb|4S|nt|Cantorm: happy face? Sad face? Puzzled face? Disgusted face? Tired face?|pg|| nt|Cantorm: be specific Claire :) (happy face)|pg|| mb|p|nt|vugraphzan: I'm Sarah. He's not happy|pg|| nt|Cantorm: Standings and current round scores via ebu.co.uk|pg|| mb|p|mb|5H|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: Sorry Sarah, you're logged in as Claire - guess she's at other table then|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: Weird, my name shows up correctly for me. She is indeed at teh other table as I can't operate the table that my husband is playing at|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|sK|pc|s4|nt|Cantorm: seems fair|pg|| pc|s2|pc|h8|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h9|pc|h2|pc|s7|pg|| nt|Cantorm: surprised Michael did not take the push / insurance|pg|| mc|11|nt|Cantorm: and I bet he wished he had bid 4@c previous turn (if fit bid)|pg|| pg|| qx|c32|st||md|2SAK983H9DJTCKJ932,S54HJT62DAKQ7CQ84,SQJT762HD9543CAT7,SHAKQ87543D862C65|sv|e|mb|1C|an|could be 2|mb|1S|mb|4H|mb|4S|nt|aardv: south passed?|pg|| mb|5H|mb|5S|mb|6H|mb|6S|nt|vugraphzaj: there's a certain symmetry to this auction|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c6|pc|cJ|nt|aardv: 6@H wasn't making, but this is a good save against five|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|cA|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|hA|pc|s3|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s2|pc|h3|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c4|pc|cT|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c7|pc|d2|pc|cK|pc|c8|pg|| pc|c9|pc|h2|pc|d3|pc|h4|pg|| pc|c3|pc|h6|pc|d4|pc|h5|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|o33|st||md|3S65HQ9432DAT7CQ83,SK987H5DQJ8CA9654,SAJT4HJ8D96532CT2,SQ32HAKT76DK4CKJ7|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: unless there is a lot more drama that result might well be enough to ensure a place in the final for Black|pg|| mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: (note the several caveats)|pg|| pc|s6|nt|Cantorm: please don't ask me to explain that auction|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sT|pc|sQ|pg|| nt|Cantorm: entry problems might almost force him to the winning play in @c|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: E has shown hearts but I didn't hear exactly what their agreement is|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d7|pc|dQ|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| nt|Cantorm: or did E bid 2@h not 2@s perhaps|pg|| nt|vugraphzan: no he bid 2@S|pg|| nt|Cantorm: ok thanks Sarah |pg|| nt|Cantorm: maybe 50 years from now it will be against the rules to bid a suit you hold 4 or more of until the final contract|pg|| nt|Cantorm: by extrapolation|pg|| nt|Cantorm: but please don't think I mind the growth in transfer and relay systems|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h5|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|d8|pc|d9|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s8|pc|sJ|pc|s3|pg|| nt|Cantorm: it's pointed out that W "broke the rules" by bidding 2@c when he had 5 of them|pg|| pc|d6|pc|h7|pc|dT|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|c3|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h2|pc|s9|pc|h8|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c33|st||md|3S65HQ9432DAT7CQ83,SK987H5DQJ8CA9654,SAJT4HJ8D96532CT2,SQ32HAKT76DK4CKJ7|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1N|an|15-17|mb|p|mb|2C!|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|aardv: the last few boards have rather taken the excitement out of the last match, which Black won't mind|pg|| nt|aardv: we'll have to watch the rest for the beauty of the bridge|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: Mike says he has puppet available too. But with 2 four card Ms he chooses at random between them|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h5|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d7|pc|dQ|pc|d9|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s2|pg|| pc|h8|nt|aardv: they play 2NT as puppet stayman i think. does that let them solve some of the issues? (as compared with 3@C)|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h2|pc|s8|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|cT|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c8|mc|9|pg|| qx|o34|st||md|4ST96HJ942DJT52CJ7,S7HK7D9743C986432,SAQJ8542HDAQ86CAT,SK3HAQT8653DKCKQ5|sv|n|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S!|mb|4S|nt|Cantorm: and on 30 a difference of 3 tricks in the play sees a further 8 imps to Black|pg|| nt|Cantorm: guess that 1@s is like a forcing 1NT|pg|| mb|5H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sT|nt|Cantorm: loser each suit|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s3|pg|| pc|dA|pc|dK|pc|d5|pc|d3|pg|| pc|d6|nt|Cantorm: 5@s only makes double dummy|pg|| pc|h3|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| nt|Cantorm: so while not technically the par contract, it's the realistic par|pg|| nt|Cantorm: we've seen a lot of offside kingletons today|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h4|pc|hK|pc|s4|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|c7|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h9|pc|c3|pc|s5|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cJ|pc|c4|pc|cA|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c34|st||md|4ST96HJ942DJT52CJ7,S7HK7D9743C986432,SAQJ8542HDAQ86CAT,SK3HAQT8653DKCKQ5|sv|n|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|4S|nt|aardv: 1@S is natural, West is having some fun|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: I like it|pg|| nt|aardv: 4@S is natural too|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|5H|nt|vugraphzaj: Ben will be bemused by this!|pg|| nt|aardv: West now reasons that he has less defence to 4@S than his partner might expect|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|vugraphzaj: Poor Bertie is surely a little baffled too|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s3|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: much fun for a flat board|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s9|pc|c2|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|hK|pc|s4|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|dK|pc|s6|pc|d3|pg|| pc|s8|pc|h8|pc|h9|pc|c4|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o35|st||md|1ST42HKJT76D8CJ852,S95HA543DKT7543CK,SA3HQ2DAQJ62CQ976,SKQJ876H98D9CAT43|sv|e|mb|2H|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: Phoenix also leading so it's looking like a Phoenix- Black final|pg|| mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d8|pc|d3|nt|Cantorm: N must have been hoping King would sit for 3@d. Seems unlikely|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d9|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|s4|pc|s5|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s2|pc|s9|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sT|pc|d4|pc|d2|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|h7|pc|d5|pc|d6|pg|| nt|Cantorm: 11 more for Black on 32, that seals it for them I reckon|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|cK|pc|c7|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|s7|pc|h6|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hT|pc|h3|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h9|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dQ|pc|s8|mc|8|pg|| qx|c35|st||md|1ST42HKJT76D8CJ852,S95HA543DKT7543CK,SA3HQ2DAQJ62CQ976,SKQJ876H98D9CAT43|sv|e|mb|2D|an|weak only multi|mb|p|mb|2H|an|p/c|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3N|nt|Cantorm: W has say 3 tricks, so needs a very heavy overcall for game to be good|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|nt|aardv: however, he has about 50 IMPs to catch up in 2 boards|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d8|nt|Cantorm: 3 tricks in @s contract I meant|pg|| pc|d3|pg|| pc|dQ|nt|Cantorm: true. As we say in Germany, selber schuld (it's his own fault - but of course not just his)|pg|| pc|h8|pc|h7|pc|dK|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c2|pc|cK|pc|c6|pg|| pc|s5|pc|sA|nt|aardv: if only Bell had one more club this would be makign|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s4|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|d4|pg|| nt|aardv: and now it is|pg|| mc|9|nt|vugraphzaj: He didn't need one. Nice helicopter.|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Black gave wrong club count, didn't he?|pg|| pg|| qx|o36|st||md|2SK7HAQJ763DKQJ8CK,S32HT984DT93CQ832,SAQJ84HK52D4CJ954,ST965HDA7652CAT76|sv|b|nt|Cantorm: ok, last for these guys in the round robin. EW will be back tomorrow for the final|pg|| mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: EW put on (or NS leaked) 36 IMPs in 5 consecutive boards|pg|| mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|cK|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d8|nt|Cantorm: anoher offside kingleton|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d4|pg|| nt|Cantorm: easy to find this time|pg|| pc|c6|pc|h3|pc|c2|mc|11|nt|Walddk2: Thanks all, back tomorrow at 10:30 GMT.|pg|| pg|| qx|c36|st||md|2SK7HAQJ763DKQJ8CK,S32HT984DT93CQ832,SAQJ84HK52D4CJ954,ST965HDA7652CAT76|sv|b|nt|Cantorm: too little too late methinks|pg|| mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: well I suppose if NS bid slam then Leslie wins by an IMP|pg|| mb|4D|mb|p|nt|Cantorm: but Allfrey's lead is only 16 IMPs - anyone know offhand the VP score for 12 boards|pg|| mb|4S|an|keycard |nt|Cantorm: can't be enough as Allfrey was over 12 behind|pg|| mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|5H|nt|aardv: a tie in this match guarantees Black a place in the final|pg|| mb|p|nt|Walddk2: http://db.worldbridge.org/Data/Sites/1/media/documents/regulations/WBFVPscales.pdf|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|vugraphzaj: and Phoenix of course|pg|| nt|aardv: So now we know|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: Gold v Gold|pg|| nt|aardv: the final starting tomorrow morning will be between Phoenix and Black|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c4|pc|cA|pc|cK|pg|| nt|Walddk2: 10.30 GMT.|pg|| nt|aardv: Black having risen phoenix-like from last place|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d8|pc|d3|pc|d4|pg|| pc|c6|nt|aardv: congratulations to those two teams, and thanks to all the players for making it such an entertaining event|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: yes there would have been long odds on this final earlier in the weekend|pg|| nt|Walddk2: Claire, will there be vugraph operators Monday and Tuesday?|pg|| pc|h7|pc|c3|nt|Cantorm: neither was in my top 2|pg|| pc|c5|pg|| nt|Cantorm: also slightly weird playing a qualifier when you know there is a serious risk the event you are trying to qualify for might not take place|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: I think there is at least one. Unfortunately I won't be here as I have to go to work|pg|| nt|aardv: the final will be 7*16 boards|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h4|pc|h2|mc|11|nt|aardv: phoenix have surpassed everyone's expectations. Very well done to them|pg|| nt|Cantorm: work probably easier than this, if possibly less enjoyable|pg|| nt|aardv: thanks to our operators, who today have been Claire Robinson and Sarah Bell|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: Much less enjoyable. Thank you all, it's been fun :)|pg|| nt|vugraphzaj: There are operators for the final I'm told. :)|pg|| nt|aardv: Goodnight all|pg|| pg|| 富二代精品国产app