vg|Suomen Cup,Finaali,I,1,32,Koistinen,0,No ne mimmit,0| rs|4SE-3,2SE+1,4SW=,3SW+1,4HE-1,4HW-1,4SN+1,4SN=,6SN=,6SN+1,4HS-1,1NW-1,PASS,3DW-1,1NWx-4,3NS+1,4HE-1,4HW+2,3DS+1,3NN-1,3DN-2,3NW=,4SN+2,6NS+1,2SS+1,1NN-1,4SE-4,2SW+5,1SN+2,3HEx-1,4SN+1,5SN-1,3NN+2,3NN+1,3SS+1,2SS+2,2SW-1,3HN=,3HW-2,2DN+2,4HE=,4HE+1,5DS-1,2DN+1,1SW+5,3NW-2,3CS+2,3HW-2,1NN+1,2NN-1,2CE+1,2DW+1,3NN=,2DW-3,2SW=,2NE-2,4HN+2,6HS=,3CN-2,3HS=,3SS=,2HW+1,2SN+2,4SN=| pn|Vesa,Ilona,Kauko,Hulda,Raija,Pekka,Pia,Clas|pg|| qx|o1|st||md|3SK65H987DAT2CAT42,S4HKQJT5DQJ85C865,S972HA32DK643CJ97,SAQJT83H64D97CKQ3|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1C!|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S|nt|kaapo: 1@C any 12-16 unbalanced or 15-17 NT, 0+@C|pg|| mb|p|mb|1N!|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@H 8-11, 4+@H|pg|| mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h7|pc|hK|nt|kaapo: I don't know about the rest of the bidding but it looks a little odd. I'm not sure if they were on the same page here|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h4|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hQ|nt|kaapo: On board 14, 4@S likely went more than one down. We'll correct the score at half time if that was so|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h6|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c5|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d5|pc|d6|pc|d7|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|d9|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|c6|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c1|st||md|3SK65H987DAT2CAT42,S4HKQJT5DQJ85C865,S972HA32DK643CJ97,SAQJT83H64D97CKQ3|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h7|pc|hT|pc|hA|pc|h6|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c5|pg|| pc|d2|pc|dQ|pc|d3|pc|d7|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|h9|pc|hK|pc|h2|pc|h4|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h3|pc|d9|pc|h8|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|s3|pc|dT|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|d8|pc|s7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s6|pc|dJ|pc|s9|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o2|st||md|4SQHK96DQ962CAKQ32,SJT9842HQ4DKJ75C6,SA63HJ853DT843CJ4,SK75HAT72DACT9875|sv|n|mb|1H|mb|2C|nt|kaapo: 1@H 8-11, 4+@H|pg|| mb|2S!|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cJ|pc|c5|pc|c2|pc|c6|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s3|nt|kaapo: Declarer sort of has 10 tricks, but can she get them all?|pg|| nt|kaapo: 5@S, @HA, @HQ, 2@D and a diamond ruff|pg|| pc|sK|pc|c3|pc|s8|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h4|pc|h5|pg|| pc|cA|pc|s9|pc|c4|pc|c7|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h3|pc|h7|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h9|pc|d7|pc|h8|pg|| pc|hT|pc|cQ|pc|s4|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|d4|pc|s7|pc|d6|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c2|st||md|4SQHK96DQ962CAKQ32,SJT9842HQ4DKJ75C6,SA63HJ853DT843CJ4,SK75HAT72DACT9875|sv|n|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: EW play Polish clubs and NS strong club (15+)|pg|| pc|s3|nt|kaapo: 2@C 11-14 5+@C and 2@S nonforcing 5+@s|pg|| pc|sK|pc|sQ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h4|pc|h3|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c6|pc|c4|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c2|pc|s8|pc|cJ|pc|c7|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h6|pc|hQ|pc|h5|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d4|pc|c8|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d8|pc|s5|pc|d9|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cQ|pc|s9|pc|sA|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|c3|pc|sT|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o3|st||md|1SQT83H43DT932CT97,SK42HKJ965DA87CK6,SJ96HQ2DQ5CAQJ853,SA75HAT87DKJ64C42|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1N!|mb|p|mb|2C!|mb|p|mb|3C!|nt|kaapo: 1NT 12-14, 2@C more or less normal Stayman|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: HyvÃ]Ã] pÃ]ivÃ]Ã] from a sunny Linköping, Sweden|pg|| nt|kaapo: Well maybe less normal, 3@C shows 5@H|pg|| mb|d|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: We say hello to Erik Fryklund from Sweden. Hur är läget?|pg|| mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: Im all good, thx, hope you all are too|pg|| pc|cT|nt|CrankyKong: 3@C wrongsided the contract actually|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c4|pc|c9|pc|c6|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|sK|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h4|pc|h6|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s9|pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d9|pc|dA|pc|d5|pg|| pc|d7|pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|d2|pg|| pc|h7|pc|c7|pc|h9|pc|c3|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|cJ|pc|h8|pc|d3|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c3|st||md|1SQT83H43DT932CT97,SK42HKJ965DA87CK6,SJ96HQ2DQ5CAQJ853,SA75HAT87DKJ64C42|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|3C|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cA|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|c4|pc|c7|pc|c6|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s5|pc|s8|pc|sK|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h2|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h4|pc|h5|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s7|pc|sQ|pc|s4|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o4|st||md|2ST7HA5DQ732CKQJ62,SK86HK9842DT8CA53,SAQJ953H6DA5CT874,S42HQJT73DKJ964C9|sv|b|mb|1H!|mb|1S|mb|4H|mb|d|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c9|pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|cT|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c8|pc|s2|pc|c6|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: Fairly routine game for Kauko and East cannot attack @Ds |pg|| nt|CrankyKong: My best guess is Kauko will take a @S finesse and collect an IMP|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h6|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s6|pc|s3|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|sQ|pc|d4|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c4|st||md|2ST7HA5DQ732CKQJ62,SK86HK9842DT8CA53,SAQJ953H6DA5CT874,S42HQJT73DKJ964C9|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2S|mb|d|mb|4H|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c8|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c4|pc|s2|pc|c2|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dQ|pc|d8|pc|d5|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|d6|pc|sT|pc|sK|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o5|st||md|3SKQ94HAKQJTD5CT92,S62H984DQ632CAQ74,SAJT87H732DAJ9CK6,S53H65DKT874CJ853|sv|n|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2N!|mb|p|mb|3C!|mb|p|nt|kaapo: NS play 2-over-1, so no fancy openings here|pg|| mb|3D!|nt|CrankyKong: Looks like a Stenberg 2NT, FG and support|pg|| nt|kaapo: At the other table, north opened a 12-14 1NT and they did well to reach the slam|pg|| mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|mb|4N!|mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: Thats kind of impressive.I guess 4@C denies shortness and shows a @C-cue?|pg|| mb|5H|mb|p|mb|6S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Most Finns play Limit Stenberg, so it would be 10+ with support. 3@D would guarantee GF and ask for shortness|pg|| pc|c5|nt|kaapo: Yes, I think 4@C denies shortness and shows real club control (and not a dead minimum)|pg|| pc|c2|nt|CrankyKong: This wont take Kauko long, an IMP for the @C lead|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c6|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|c9|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c5|st||md|3SKQ94HAKQJTD5CT92,S62H984DQ632CAQ74,SAJT87H732DAJ9CK6,S53H65DKT874CJ853|sv|n|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|4D|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5S|mb|p|mb|6S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h6|pc|hA|pc|h4|pc|h3|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s2|pc|s7|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s5|pg|| mc|13|pg|| qx|o6|st||md|4SK43HK853DQJ32C98,SQ5H964D7654CAK42,SAJT62HAJT2D9CT73,S987HQ7DAKT8CQJ65|sv|e|mb|1N!|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2C!|mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: 1NT = 12-14 and 2@C for majors, I suppose|pg|| mb|2D!|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Right, and 2@D initially asking for the longer one but with the idea to invite to game|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: 4@H requires to find the major suit queens|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|c8|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c7|pc|c6|pc|c9|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|h3|pg|| nt|kaapo: 12-14 1NT helps placing the points, but west could still have one or no queens|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h6|pc|hA|pc|h7|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|h4|pg|| pc|h8|pc|h9|pc|hT|pc|d8|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s7|pc|s3|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s8|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d9|pc|dK|pc|d2|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c6|st||md|4SK43HK853DQJ32C98,SQ5H964D7654CAK42,SAJT62HAJT2D9CT73,S987HQ7DAKT8CQJ65|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sJ|pc|s7|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s8|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s9|pc|s3|pc|d4|pg|| pc|s6|pc|c5|pc|h8|pc|d6|pg|| pc|s2|pc|d8|pc|c8|pc|d5|pg|| pc|d9|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|d7|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d3|pc|h4|mc|6|pg|| qx|o7|st||md|1ST82HQT963DJ3CAK2,SK74H542DAKCJ8765,SQ63HK7DQT97CQ943,SAJ95HAJ8D86542CT|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Only option for west here is 1NT 12-14|pg|| pg|| qx|c7|st||md|1ST82HQT963DJ3CAK2,SK74H542DAKCJ8765,SQ63HK7DQT97CQ943,SAJ95HAJ8D86542CT|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c4|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|c5|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dK|pc|d7|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d9|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s6|pc|sJ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h3|pc|h2|pc|dT|pg|| pc|hK|pc|hA|pc|h6|pc|h4|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|h5|pc|h7|pg|| pc|hT|pc|c6|pc|s3|pc|h8|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|o8|st||md|2S643HJ2DKQ54C8754,SAQH876DAJ732CQJ2,SKJ95HAKQ53DTCAK9,ST872HT94D986CT63|sv|o|nt|kaapo: At the other table west opened a natural 1@C|pg|| mb|1N!|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: Dictated by the system, but I am not too certain the last west hand is a full opener|pg|| mb|p|nt|kaapo: This could be costly, even though EW have a 5-3 @D fit|pg|| pc|hK|nt|CrankyKong: This will be ugly for EW, surely|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h2|pc|h6|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h9|pc|hJ|pc|h7|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hT|pc|c4|pc|h8|pg|| pc|h5|pc|d6|pc|s3|pc|c2|pg|| pc|h3|pc|d8|pc|c5|pc|d3|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d9|pc|dQ|pc|dA|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|c9|pc|s2|nt|CrankyKong: Vesa needs to win @DK and shift to a @S for down 4|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: Otherwise Pia can endplay North for two @S-tricks|pg|| pc|dK|pg|| pc|s6|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s7|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|c7|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s8|pc|s4|pc|sA|pg|| pc|d7|pc|s9|pc|sT|pc|d4|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|cA|pc|c6|pc|c8|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|cT|pc|d5|pc|d2|pg|| pg|| qx|c8|st||md|2S643HJ2DKQ54C8754,SAQH876DAJ732CQJ2,SKJ95HAKQ53DTCAK9,ST872HT94D986CT63|sv|o|mb|1D|mb|d|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d2|pc|dT|pc|d9|pc|d4|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c6|pc|c4|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|h6|pc|hA|pc|hT|pc|h2|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|c2|pg|| pc|cA|pc|cT|pc|c7|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|hJ|pc|h7|pg|| pc|c8|pc|d3|pc|s5|pc|d6|pg|| pc|s3|mc|10|pg|| qx|o9|st||md|3ST986H942DKT542C7,SAKQ7H8DQ9CKQJT42,SJ43HA53DAJ63C965,S52HKQJT76D87CA83|sv|e|nt|kaapo: This is the final match of Suomen Cup (Finnish Cup). 32 boards with half time score|pg|| nt|kaapo: Most of the matches have been played on BBO, but this is played with real cards at Bridge-Areena, Helsinki|pg|| mb|p|mb|1H!|mb|p|mb|1N!|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|nt|kaapo: We'll likely keep the room open at half time, as the operators a first-timers. Having a break in the broadcast would require some work with the deal files|pg|| nt|kaapo: 1@H 8-11, 4+@H; 1NT 5+@C|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: 3@h max and a good suit|pg|| nt|kaapo: Does it tell something about club fit?|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: I dont know|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: Maybe it shows 2-3@C|pg|| mb|4H|nt|kaapo: on 14 it went 1@S-2@D-3@S, and 3@S bidder had 3@Hs as well|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Kauko voitti ensimmäisen Suomen Cup mestaruutensa 1980 eli 40 vuotta sitten Hangossa joukkueessa Kauko Koistinen, Olli A. Manni, Matti Leino, Mikko Nieminen|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c2|pc|c5|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sT|nt|kaapo: Kauko took his first Suomen Cup 40 years ago in Hanko (with the team named above)|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s5|pc|s6|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sJ|pc|d7|pc|s8|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hA|pc|h6|nt|CrankyKong: If can name any finnish tournament Kauko hasnt won, I'll be more suprised|pg|| pc|h2|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c9|st||md|3ST986H942DKT542C7,SAKQ7H8DQ9CKQJT42,SJ43HA53DAJ63C965,S52HKQJT76D87CA83|sv|e|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hA|pc|h6|pc|h4|nt|kaapo: 2@D was weak multi showing a 6c major and less than an opening; 2NT asking; 3@C any max and 3@S showing hearts (letting partner declare)|pg|| pc|h8|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|o10|st||md|4STHJ742DAKJ982C52,SAQJ3HAK3D654C987,SK75HQT98DQ3CAT64,S98642H65DT7CKQJ3|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1C!|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2D|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|nt|CrankyKong: 1@C in 3rd/4th: 12-14 NT or 5+M5+m|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|s2|pc|sT|pg|| nt|kaapo: Now declarer has a pitch for the small club|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s4|pc|c2|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d7|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dT|pc|dK|pc|d5|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d6|pc|c4|pc|s6|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h3|pc|h8|pc|h5|pg|| nt|kaapo: Could've gone down, if EW had found the @H ruff and played clubs before @S|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c10|st||md|4STHJ742DAKJ982C52,SAQJ3HAK3D654C987,SK75HQT98DQ3CAT64,S98642H65DT7CKQJ3|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|d|mb|r|mb|2S|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cQ|pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|cA|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d7|pc|d2|pc|d4|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dT|pc|dA|pc|d5|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d6|pc|s7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|s3|pc|hT|pc|s4|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h3|pc|hQ|pc|h5|pg|| pc|d9|pc|hK|pc|h9|pc|s6|pg|| pc|sT|pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|s8|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h8|pc|h6|pc|h2|pg|| pc|c8|pc|c4|pc|c3|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c6|mc|10|pg|| qx|o11|st||md|1SKQ943HJT4D7CAT86,SAJ2HAK97DA984C95,ST75HQ53DKQJ532C7,S86H862DT6CKQJ432|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1C!|mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c5|pc|c7|pg|| nt|kaapo: Here 1@C was 12-16 unbal or 15-17 NT, 0+@C|pg|| pc|d7|pc|d4|pc|dK|pc|d6|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dT|pc|s3|pc|dA|pg|| nt|kaapo: Ah, they made 3NT at the other table|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h3|pc|h8|pc|h4|pg|| pc|c9|pc|d2|pc|c2|pc|c6|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s6|pc|sK|pc|sA|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|h2|pc|hT|pg|| pc|h7|pc|hQ|pc|h6|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|c3|pc|c8|pc|d8|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|s9|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d3|pc|c4|pc|cT|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c11|st||md|1SKQ943HJT4D7CAT86,SAJ2HAK97DA984C95,ST75HQ53DKQJ532C7,S86H862DT6CKQJ432|sv|o|mb|1S|mb|1N|mb|2S|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|3D|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dK|pc|d6|pc|d7|pc|dA|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c7|pc|cK|pc|cA|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sJ|pc|s7|pc|s6|pg|| pc|c9|pc|d3|pc|cQ|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c8|pc|s2|pc|d2|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|h6|pc|hT|pg|| pc|h9|pc|hQ|pc|h8|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s8|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|h7|pc|s5|pc|c2|pc|s4|pg|| pc|d4|pc|dJ|mc|9|pg|| qx|o12|st||md|2SQ65HK42DAKQ63CT8,SJ9732HQTD7CQ9642,SAKT84HAJ985DCA53,SH763DJT98542CKJ7|sv|n|nt|CrankyKong: Another 7 IMP and team Koistinen having a run at 35 IMPs for the last four boards|pg|| nt|kaapo: Would you bid 4@D over a strong club (15+) here?|pg|| mb|p|mb|1S|nt|CrankyKong: 3@D or maybe 4@D |pg|| mb|3D|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Karhulahti bid 4 at the other table and NS then bid on to 6NT|pg|| mb|3H|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Will they big a slam here at all?|pg|| nt|kaapo: *bid|pg|| mb|4S|nt|CrankyKong: I think Vesa has to something more than 4@S|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dJ|nt|CrankyKong: Maybe 4@D cue and bid 4@S over 4@H to show a stronger raise?|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d7|pc|c3|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s2|pc|sA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|hK|pc|hT|pg|| pc|dK|nt|kaapo: Yes, he could have much less. Still, quite difficult to know how good those diamonds are and what the @C situation is|pg|| nt|kaapo: And of course trumps could break poorly. Well, they do break poorly, but it does not matter this time|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c5|pc|d4|pg|| nt|CrankyKong: Interesting hand anyhow, Im off and might be back for 2nd half. Best of luck to all of you|pg|| nt|kaapo: Thanks, see you|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c12|st||md|2SQ65HK42DAKQ63CT8,SJ9732HQTD7CQ9642,SAKT84HAJ985DCA53,SH763DJT98542CKJ7|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|4D|mb|d|mb|p|mb|6D|mb|p|mb|6N|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@C 15+,4@D aggressive, dbl points and 6@D asking to pick a slam (preferably in a M). With a decent @D stopper, Ilona picks 6NT|pg|| nt|kaapo: Spades break poorly, but could still take 13 tricks, as the finesses work and @HQ drops|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|pc|d7|pc|c3|pc|d2|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s3|pc|sA|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|hK|pc|hT|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h3|pg|| mc|13|pg|| qx|o13|st||md|3SAT86HJ7D8632CA83,SKJ5HT42DQ954CJT4,S9432HAQ93DATCQ75,SQ7HK865DKJ7CK962|sv|b|nt|kaapo: Last board of the first half here|pg|| mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d5|nt|kaapo: They find the spade contract, but will it play 2 tricks better?|pg|| pc|dT|pc|dK|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c8|pc|cT|pc|cQ|pg|| nt|kaapo: A @C lead might have been better. Now declarer has time to play on those hearts for club discards. But difficult to find the lead|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s7|pc|sT|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h3|pc|hK|pc|h7|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c5|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|s3|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h4|pc|h9|pc|h5|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d4|pc|dA|pc|d7|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c13|st||md|3SAT86HJ7D8632CA83,SKJ5HT42DQ954CJT4,S9432HAQ93DATCQ75,SQ7HK865DKJ7CK962|sv|b|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h6|pc|h7|pc|hT|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|h3|pc|hK|pc|hJ|pc|h4|pg|| pc|h5|pc|s6|pc|h2|pc|h9|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h8|pc|d2|pc|c4|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|d5|pc|dT|pc|dJ|pc|d3|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d6|pc|d4|pc|dA|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sT|pc|sK|pc|s4|pc|c2|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|c5|pc|d7|pc|d8|pg|| pc|d9|pc|s9|pc|c6|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|cQ|mc|6|pg|| qx|o14|st||md|4S984HKT5DAQT82CJ6,S76HAQ9742DCK9842,SQ3H3DK9765CAQT73,SAKJT52HJ86DJ43C5|sv|o|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|2D!|nt|kaapo: EW play Magic Diamond|pg|| mb|p|mb|3S|nt|kaapo: 1@S 8-11, 4+@S; 2@D 5+@H|pg|| mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cJ|pc|c2|pc|c3|pc|c5|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s6|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|h6|pc|h5|pc|hQ|pc|h3|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c7|pc|s2|pc|c6|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hK|nt|kaapo: I suppose 6@S would make. On a @D lead needs to ruff and play a @C in order to get an entry to play hearts|pg|| pc|hA|pc|s3|pg|| pc|cA|pc|s5|pc|s8|pc|c8|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|d5|pc|h8|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c14|st||md|4S984HKT5DAQT82CJ6,S76HAQ9742DCK9842,SQ3H3DK9765CAQT73,SAKJT52HJ86DJ43C5|sv|o|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h3|pc|h8|pc|hT|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s3|pc|sT|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s8|pc|s7|pc|sQ|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s9|pc|c2|pc|c3|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|c6|pc|c4|pc|d6|pg|| pc|s5|pc|d2|pc|c8|pc|d5|pg|| pc|s2|pc|d8|pc|cK|pc|d7|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|hK|pc|hA|pc|c7|pg|| pc|h9|pc|cT|pc|h6|pc|h5|pg|| pc|h7|pc|cA|pc|d3|pc|dT|pg|| pc|h4|pc|cQ|pc|d4|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|h2|pc|d9|pc|dJ|mc|13|pg|| qx|o15|st||md|1ST43HK652D643CQ42,SK952HAQJ9DJ82CT7,SAQ76HDAKQT7C9653,SJ8HT8743D95CAKJ8|sv|n|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|nt|kaapo: Or it could make, not saying it should make|pg|| mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c7|pc|c3|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|cT|pc|c5|pg|| pc|c8|pc|cQ|pc|s2|pc|c6|pg|| pc|d2|pc|dA|pc|d5|pc|d3|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cJ|pc|sT|pc|h9|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s5|pc|sQ|pc|s8|pg|| pc|sA|pc|sJ|pc|s4|pc|s9|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d9|pc|d4|pc|d8|pg|| pc|s7|pc|h3|pc|d6|pc|sK|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c15|st||md|1ST43HK652D643CQ42,SK952HAQJ9DJ82CT7,SAQ76HDAKQT7C9653,SJ8HT8743D95CAKJ8|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|2C|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s3|pc|s2|pc|sQ|pc|s8|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d5|pc|d6|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d9|pc|d3|pc|d8|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c7|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|h9|pc|d7|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h5|pc|hJ|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c3|pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|c4|pc|s5|pc|c9|pc|cK|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h6|pc|hQ|pc|s6|pg|| pc|hA|pc|s7|pc|h8|pc|hK|pg|| pc|s9|mc|8|pg|| qx|o16|st||md|2SAQT5HAT76DKJCAQ2,SJHKJ9852DAT65C94,S98643H3D2CKT8753,SK72HQ4DQ98743CJ6|sv|e|mb|1H!|mb|p|mb|2C!|nt|kaapo: 1@H 8-11, 4+@H; 2@C 5+@D|pg|| mb|d|mb|3D!|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Another "easy" 6@S|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h3|pg|| pc|sA|pc|sJ|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|h5|pc|s4|pc|sK|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h6|pc|h8|pc|s6|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s7|pc|s5|pc|d5|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|c4|pg|| mc|11|nt|kaapo: Now we should move to board 1|pg|| nt|kaapo: redeal o1|pg|| nt|kaapo: Or whichever board they have ready|pg|| pg|| qx|c16|st||md|2SAQT5HAT76DKJCAQ2,SJHKJ9852DAT65C94,S98643H3D2CKT8753,SK72HQ4DQ98743CJ6|sv|e|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|d|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 2@D multi (always weak) and 2@H pass/correct|pg|| mb|4S|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|5S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h3|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|d3|pg|| pc|hK|pc|s3|pc|h4|pc|h6|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s2|pc|s5|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|h8|pc|s9|pc|sK|pc|h7|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|dJ|pc|d5|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s7|pc|sA|pc|h5|pg|| mc|10|nt|kaapo: Short break now|pg|| nt|kaapo: Lyhyt tauko ja sitten jatkuu. Huone pysyy auki|pg|| pg|| qx|o17|st||md|3S83HADQT7432CKQ63,SQT654H9872DCA942,SAK97HKJT6DK98CT7,SJ2HQ543DAJ65CJ85|sv|o|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|h2|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d2|nt|kaapo: Same bidding as at the other table. Only difference was that 1NT was 12-14 there|pg|| nt|kaapo: Here 14+ to 17|pg|| pc|h9|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|s3|pc|s6|pc|sA|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d5|pc|d3|pc|h7|pg|| pc|d8|pc|d6|pc|dT|pc|s4|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|s5|pc|s7|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|d7|nt|kaapo: South might have made a transfer to @D and then bid hearts to show the singleton, but when the singleton is the ace, it might make partner misjudge on some hand|pg|| pc|c2|pc|hJ|pc|h3|pg|| pc|d4|pc|h8|pc|s9|nt|kaapo: East led the @H4. It is normal to play 3rd/5th leads even against a NT contract here|pg|| pc|h5|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|c7|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s8|pc|sT|pc|sK|pc|s2|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c17|st||md|3S83HADQT7432CKQ63,SQT654H9872DCA942,SAK97HKJT6DK98CT7,SJ2HQ543DAJ65CJ85|sv|o|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|h9|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d2|pc|s4|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c7|pg|| pc|h8|pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|c3|pg|| pc|d8|pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pc|h2|pg|| pc|dT|pc|h7|pc|d9|pc|d5|pg|| pc|d7|pc|c2|pc|hJ|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d4|pc|c4|pc|s7|pc|s2|pg|| pc|d3|pc|c9|pc|cT|pc|h3|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|s5|pc|hT|pc|c8|pg|| pc|s3|mc|10|pg|| qx|o18|st||md|4SAKT62HAT92DK6C94,S7HQJDAJ84CAK8532,SQJ98HK854D52CQT7,S543H763DQT973CJ6|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2C|mb|2S|nt|kaapo: Quite a lucky 4@S on this one. If Kauko shows a mixed raise they might bid it|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|3D|mb|3S|nt|kaapo: Not sure if he had one available. Some play that, for instance, 3@H shows 4 card support and 7-9 points or so|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|c7|pc|c6|pc|c4|pg|| nt|kaapo: I was expecting west to bid 2NT over 2@S to show a 6-4 hand. She seems to have been ready to play clubs at the 4-level as she bid 3@d instead|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hK|nt|kaapo: As a kibitzer points out, 3 times clubs defeats 4@S, as it takes away the @cQ trick. But some other game contracts might make|pg|| pc|h6|pc|h2|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s5|pc|sA|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s2|pc|c2|pc|sQ|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s4|pc|sK|nt|kaapo: Of course there's a heart guess, so no guarantees in other contracts either|pg|| pc|c3|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d2|pc|dQ|pc|dK|pg|| pc|s6|pc|c5|pc|sJ|pc|d3|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|h3|pc|d6|pc|c8|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h7|pc|hT|pc|hJ|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c18|st||md|4SAKT62HAT92DK6C94,S7HQJDAJ84CAK8532,SQJ98HK854D52CQT7,S543H763DQT973CJ6|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|2C|mb|d|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@C 12-16 unbal or 15-17 NT, 0+@C|pg|| mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|c7|pc|c6|pc|c9|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|h7|pc|h2|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s5|pc|s2|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s3|pc|sA|pc|c3|pg|| pc|sK|pc|c2|pc|s9|pc|s4|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h4|pc|h3|pc|hA|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|o19|st||md|1SQJT9HKJ83DQ42C85,SA32HQ6DKT63CAT32,S6HA9542DAJ75CJ76,SK8754HT7D98CKQ94|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2H!|mb|p|mb|2S!|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c6|nt|kaapo: 12-14 1NT and transfer|pg|| pc|c9|pc|c8|pc|c2|pg|| pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s6|pg|| pc|s2|pc|h4|pc|sK|pc|s9|pg|| pc|d8|pc|d2|pc|d3|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|c7|pc|cK|pc|c5|pc|c3|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d4|pc|d6|pc|dA|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|cQ|pc|sT|pc|cT|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h6|pc|h2|pc|h7|pg|| pc|h3|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|hT|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c19|st||md|1SQJT9HKJ83DQ42C85,SA32HQ6DKT63CAT32,S6HA9542DAJ75CJ76,SK8754HT7D98CKQ94|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|1H|mb|d|mb|2D|mb|d|mb|2H|mb|2S|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d9|pc|d2|pc|d3|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|h6|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hT|pc|hK|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s9|pc|sA|pc|s6|pc|s8|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c6|pc|cQ|pc|c5|pg|| pc|d8|pc|dQ|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|h4|pc|s5|pc|hJ|pc|s2|pg|| pc|c8|pc|cA|pc|c7|pc|c4|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d5|pc|s7|pc|d4|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o20|st||md|2SK3HQJ84D43CAJ854,ST9854HAK62DJ8CK9,SQJ76HDAK97652CT6,SA2HT9753DQTCQ732|sv|b|nt|kaapo: An IMP to Mimmit, so is this the start of a comeback?|pg|| mb|1S|mb|2D|mb|d|mb|r|mb|2H|nt|kaapo: 1@S 10-14, 5+@S|pg|| mb|3D|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|pc|dT|pc|d3|pc|d8|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dQ|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c9|pg|| pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|c6|pc|c3|pg|| pc|hA|pc|d6|nt|kaapo: Another lucky 3NT, but lucky for Mimmit NS didn't bid it. Might lose some IMPs, though, if this goes more than 1 down|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s6|pc|s2|pc|sK|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s4|pc|s7|pc|sA|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c8|pc|h2|pc|d2|pg|| pc|hK|pc|d5|pc|h5|pc|h8|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c20|st||md|2SK3HQJ84D43CAJ854,ST9854HAK62DJ8CK9,SQJ76HDAK97652CT6,SA2HT9753DQTCQ732|sv|b|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@S 8-11, 4+@S and might have a longer suit|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1NT 5+@C|pg|| pc|hT|nt|kaapo: 2@D often a Canapé so a longer @D|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hK|pc|d2|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s2|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c9|pc|c6|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d8|pc|dA|pc|dT|pg|| pc|s7|pc|dQ|pc|h4|pc|s8|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c4|pc|cK|pc|cT|pg|| pc|sT|pc|sJ|pc|h3|mc|10|pg|| qx|o21|st||md|3SQT87H2DAQJ8CJ864,S542HKQ63DKT4CQT3,SJ63H74D9753CA975,SAK9HAJT985D62CK2|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1C!|mb|p|mb|1S!|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|3S!|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@C 15+, 1@S GF and balanced (no 5c major)|pg|| mb|4D|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dQ|nt|kaapo: EW are quite aggressive in bidding slams, but they both have minimums so they stop at a safe level|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d7|pc|d2|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|h2|pg|| pc|h5|pc|s8|pc|hK|pc|h7|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|d3|pc|hJ|pc|c8|pg|| nt|kaapo: 3@S was a cue bid and over that, west's 3NT would have been Serius 3NT, showing real slam interest|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|cK|pc|c4|pg|| pc|c2|nt|kaapo: 4@D was a compulsory cue bid without real slam interest|pg|| pc|c6|pc|cT|pc|cA|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d6|pc|dJ|pc|d4|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c21|st||md|3SQT87H2DAQJ8CJ864,S542HKQ63DKT4CQT3,SJ63H74D9753CA975,SAK9HAJT985D62CK2|sv|n|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c6|pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sA|pc|s7|mc|11|pg|| qx|o22|st||md|4S98HAK832D7642CK3,SKT762HQT65DKCA94,SAJ43HDQJT83CQT62,SQ5HJ974DA95CJ875|sv|e|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|2N!|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h6|nt|kaapo: 2NT looks unusual for an unusual, as it has 4 spades too|pg|| pc|s3|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|cK|pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c5|pg|| nt|kaapo: East was a passed hand and 1@S was limited to 14, so I'm not sure if there was any reason for aggression, except to show off :)|pg|| pc|c9|pc|cT|pc|cJ|pc|c3|pg|| pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|dK|pc|d3|pg|| pc|d5|pc|d4|pc|s7|pc|d8|pg|| pc|cQ|nt|kaapo: East took the ace to guarantee the down trick :)|pg|| pc|c7|pc|s8|pc|c4|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|s9|pc|s2|pg|| pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|d6|pc|s6|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|sJ|pc|h4|pg|| mc|10|pg|| qx|c22|st||md|4S98HAK832D7642CK3,SKT762HQT65DKCA94,SAJ43HDQJT83CQT62,SQ5HJ974DA95CJ875|sv|e|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sQ|pc|s8|pc|s2|pc|sA|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|dK|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s9|pc|sK|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s6|pc|s4|pc|d9|pc|h2|pg|| pc|c7|pc|c3|pc|cA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sJ|pc|d5|mc|9|pg|| qx|o23|st||md|1S6432HKQJDA73CAT8,SKJ875HA9DKTCKQ43,ST9HT5432DQJ8652C,SAQH876D94CJ97652|sv|b|nt|kaapo: Still some badly needed IMPs for Mimmit but quite a lot still required|pg|| mb|1C|mb|1S|nt|kaapo: No upgrade to a 14+-17 1NT this time|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sT|pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s3|pc|s7|pc|s9|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|c3|pc|h2|pg|| nt|kaapo: Weak NT caused some problems at the other table so they got to a poor 3NT contract. 1@S can make quite a lot of tricks, so more IMPs to the trailing team|pg|| pc|d3|pc|dK|pc|d8|nt|kaapo: About the last boad, Hulda shouldn't have been so hasty with the @DA. On the other hand there is a slight point in taking the ace when playing with real card|pg|| pc|d4|pg|| pc|sK|pc|d2|pc|h6|pc|s4|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|d5|pc|h7|pc|s6|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|h3|pc|c5|pc|c8|pg|| nt|kaapo: On BBO you cannot revoke. In live bridge it is possible. So securing a down trick isn't quite that bad with real cards|pg|| mc|12|pg|| qx|c23|st||md|1S6432HKQJDA73CAT8,SKJ875HA9DKTCKQ43,ST9HT5432DQJ8652C,SAQH876D94CJ97652|sv|b|mb|1N|mb|d|mb|2C|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|r|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dQ|pc|d4|pc|d3|pc|dK|pg|| pc|cK|pc|h2|pc|c2|pc|cA|pg|| pc|dA|pc|dT|pc|d2|pc|d9|pg|| pc|d7|pc|h9|pc|dJ|pc|h6|pg|| pc|d8|pc|h7|pc|hK|pc|c3|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|o24|st||md|2SAKT9HA74DK3CAJ85,S862HKQJ93DQT96CT,S543HT5D8742CK963,SQJ7H862DAJ5CQ742|sv|o|nt|kaapo: EW play 10-14 openings, so not quite an opening hand for West, unless she opens 2@H|pg|| nt|kaapo: it would be an opening for the Magic Diamond pair at the other table|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1C|mb|1H|nt|kaapo: The Magic Diamond pair is NS at the other table and south opened a strong 1@D|pg|| mb|p|mb|2H|nt|kaapo: After that she kept silent, letting her opponents bid|pg|| mb|d|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Here Vesa hasn't promised this much strength yet, so he decides to double|pg|| mb|3C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|h8|pc|h4|pg|| pc|h3|pc|hT|pc|h2|pc|h7|pg|| nt|kaapo: Just a @H and a @D to lose, if declarer manages to take all the finesses|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d5|pc|dK|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d9|pc|d4|pc|dJ|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s3|pg|| pc|c5|pc|cT|pc|cK|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|cJ|pc|h9|pg|| pc|hA|pc|hJ|pc|s4|pc|h6|pg|| pc|sK|pc|s6|pc|s5|pc|s7|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s8|pc|c9|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c7|pc|c8|pc|dT|pg|| mc|11|pg|| qx|c24|st||md|2SAKT9HA74DK3CAJ85,S862HKQJ93DQT96CT,S543HT5D8742CK963,SQJ7H862DAJ5CQ742|sv|o|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|3H|nt|kaapo: 1@D strong|pg|| nt|kaapo: NS play Magic Diamond|pg|| mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s3|pc|sQ|pc|sK|pc|s6|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hK|pc|h5|pc|h2|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hT|pc|h6|pc|hA|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h3|pc|s4|pc|h8|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c5|pc|cT|pc|cK|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s7|pc|s9|pc|s2|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s8|pc|d2|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|sT|pc|h9|pc|d4|pc|c4|pg|| pc|dQ|pc|d7|pc|dA|pc|d3|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dK|mc|7|pg|| qx|o25|st||md|3SA85HAT85DK76C542,S976HKQ9DQT843CK3,SKJHJ32DAJ95CQ876,SQT432H764D2CAJT9|sv|e|mb|1D|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1NT was 12-14 at the other table and south decided to invite|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s5|pc|s6|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|hJ|nt|kaapo: Here the 1NT rebid about the same but could be just 11 and some good 14s would open 1NT|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h5|pc|hQ|pg|| nt|kaapo: Also, Vesa knows there can't he a 4-4 heart fit, so there's less reason to invite|pg|| pc|s9|pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s8|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h6|pc|h8|pc|h9|pg|| pc|s7|pc|c6|pc|s4|pc|sA|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d3|pc|dJ|pc|d2|pg|| pc|d5|pc|c9|pc|dK|pc|d4|pg|| pc|d7|pc|dT|pc|dA|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h4|pc|hA|pc|hK|pg|| pc|hT|pc|d8|pc|d9|pc|cT|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|c25|st||md|3SA85HAT85DK76C542,S976HKQ9DQT843CK3,SKJHJ32DAJ95CQ876,SQT432H764D2CAJT9|sv|e|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s2|nt|kaapo: 1NT 12-14|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s6|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h7|pc|h5|pc|hQ|pg|| pc|s9|pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s8|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|hT|pc|hK|pg|| pc|s7|pc|c6|pc|s4|pc|sA|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h9|pc|h2|pc|h6|pg|| pc|h8|pc|d3|pc|c7|pc|cT|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d4|pc|d5|pc|d2|pg|| pc|d6|pc|d8|pc|dA|pc|c9|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|o26|st||md|4SJ93HAKJ732D98CJ2,SKT8H9DKQJ76C8654,SQ7654HTDA542CQ93,SA2HQ8654DT3CAKT7|sv|b|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1S!|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@H 10-14, usually 5+@H but can be 4@H (at least when 4-4-1-4)|pg|| mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@S 0-4@S|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c4|pc|c3|pc|cA|pg|| nt|kaapo: 1@H promises an unbalanced hand. With 4@S east can rebid 1NT, so this Kaplan Inversion (where 1@S and 1NT are swappred) fits the system very well|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d9|pc|d6|pc|d2|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d8|pc|dK|pc|dA|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h4|nt|kaapo: But these boards don't fit what Mimmit need, just part score hands|pg|| pc|h2|pc|h9|pg|| pc|d4|pc|h5|pc|c2|pc|d7|pg|| pc|h3|pc|c5|pc|c9|pc|h6|pg|| pc|s4|pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s8|pg|| pc|cK|pc|s9|pc|c6|pc|cQ|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c26|st||md|4SJ93HAKJ732D98CJ2,SKT8H9DKQJ76C8654,SQ7654HTDA542CQ93,SA2HQ8654DT3CAKT7|sv|b|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s4|pc|sA|pc|s9|pc|s8|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s6|pc|d3|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|h4|pc|hJ|pc|h9|pc|hT|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d6|pc|d2|pc|dT|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c2|pc|c8|pc|c3|pg|| pc|h5|pc|h7|pc|d7|pc|s7|pg|| pc|c4|pc|c9|pc|cK|pc|cJ|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o27|st||md|1SQT52HKJ3DATCKT87,S86HA96542D84CQ62,SA73HQ87D9653CA95,SKJ94HTDKQJ72CJ43|sv|o|mb|1C|mb|2H|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dQ|pc|dA|pc|d4|pc|d3|pg|| nt|kaapo: I bit difficult hand in north: pretty strong, but not quite game forcing. No 4@S and no great @H stopper. But if 2NT is natural, it's close enough|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h2|pc|h7|pc|hT|pg|| nt|kaapo: With clubs and spades nicely and a second stopper in diamonds, this is quite close to making|pg|| pc|s2|pc|s6|pc|sA|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sK|pc|s5|pc|s8|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dT|pc|d8|pc|d5|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|c7|pc|h5|pc|d6|pg|| pc|d7|pc|c8|pc|h4|pc|d9|pg|| pc|h8|pc|d2|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|h6|pc|hQ|pc|c4|pc|h3|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c3|pc|cK|pc|c2|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c6|pc|cA|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s9|pc|sT|pc|h9|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|cQ|pc|c9|pc|sJ|pg|| pg|| qx|c27|st||md|1SQT52HKJ3DATCKT87,S86HA96542D84CQ62,SA73HQ87D9653CA95,SKJ94HTDKQJ72CJ43|sv|o|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2D|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|d5|pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|d4|pg|| pc|dT|pc|d8|pc|d3|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|c8|pc|h2|pc|d6|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|s8|pc|sA|pg|| pc|s7|pc|sK|pc|s5|pc|s6|pg|| pc|hT|pc|h3|pc|hA|pc|h8|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h7|pc|d2|pc|hJ|pg|| pc|d7|pc|c7|pc|h5|pc|d9|pg|| pc|s3|pc|s9|pc|sT|pc|h6|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|c2|pc|c5|pc|sJ|pg|| mc|5|pg|| qx|o28|st||md|2SK98HT83DA84CQ743,SQT653H7DK92CAJ98,SA42HQJ95DJ73CKT5,SJ7HAK642DQT65C62|sv|n|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N!|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 10-point opening got EW quite high at the other table. Here 1@S is 10-14|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|hA|pc|h3|pc|h7|pg|| nt|kaapo: 1NT was forcing. On the other hand, as 1@S promised an unbalanced hand, west never has a hand with which she would like to pass 1NT|pg|| pc|c2|pc|c7|pc|c8|pc|cT|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s7|pc|s8|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|s5|pg|| pc|h8|pc|d2|pc|h5|pc|hK|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c3|pc|c9|pc|cK|pg|| pc|c5|pc|h2|pc|cQ|pc|cA|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s4|pc|h4|pc|s9|pg|| mc|8|pg|| qx|c28|st||md|2SK98HT83DA84CQ743,SQT653H7DK92CAJ98,SA42HQJ95DJ73CKT5,SJ7HAK642DQT65C62|sv|n|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|2C|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|h3|pc|h7|pc|hJ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|sK|pc|s3|pc|s4|pg|| pc|hT|pc|c8|pc|h5|pc|h2|pg|| pc|h8|pc|s5|pc|h9|pc|hK|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s9|pc|sQ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c2|pc|cQ|pc|cA|pg|| pc|dK|pc|d7|pc|d5|pc|dA|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c9|pc|cT|pc|c6|pg|| pc|cK|pc|h4|pc|c4|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|h6|pc|d4|pc|s6|pg|| pc|d3|pc|d6|pc|d8|mc|6|pg|| qx|o29|st||md|3ST953HKQ73DQT954C,SAQ64H982D876CKQ8,S2HAJT54DAK3CJ753,SKJ87H6DJ2CAT9642|sv|b|mb|1H|nt|kaapo: Nice result for Mimmit here so they might gain here|pg|| mb|p|nt|kaapo: But they would need 3-4 boards like this in order to catch|pg|| mb|3S!|nt|kaapo: Vesa's hand may not be quite good enough for a splinter, so they might not locate the great fit|pg|| mb|p|nt|kaapo: Well, he seems to be bidding some sort of splinter, anyway|pg|| mb|3N!|mb|p|nt|kaapo: It's quite common in Finland that 3@S shows any singleton (and 3NT and 4m show void splinters)|pg|| mb|4C|mb|p|nt|kaapo: But clearly they don't play that way. So maybe this is a weaker splinter and direct 4@C would show a stronger hand|pg|| mb|4D|mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|cA|pc|h3|pc|c8|pc|c3|pg|| pc|s3|nt|kaapo: Viimeistä viedään. Kiitos Johanille operoinnista ja onnittelut Koistisen joukkueelle!|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|s7|pg|| pc|h6|nt|kaapo: Last board. Thanks Johan and congrats Koistinen! Also thanks to all kibitzers!|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h8|pc|hT|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c2|pc|hQ|pc|cQ|pg|| nt|kaapo: Hyvä jako tulossa Mimmeille myös toisesta pyödästä jaosta 32, mutta comeback alkoi hieman liian myöhään|pg|| nt|vugraphzkz: tanks|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h2|pc|hA|pc|c4|pg|| pc|hJ|nt|kaapo: Nice result for Mimmit coming up from the other room too|pg|| pc|c6|pc|d4|pc|h9|pg|| nt|kaapo: But it is the last one there too|pg|| mc|12|nt|kaapo: Kiitos myös katsojille!|pg|| nt|kaapo: => Club: BBoFinlandin sunnuntai-illan IMP-turnaus 24 jakoa alkaa klo 20.00. Tervetuloa!|pg|| pg|| qx|c29|st||md|3ST953HKQ73DQT954C,SAQ64H982D876CKQ8,S2HAJT54DAK3CJ753,SKJ87H6DJ2CAT9642|sv|b|mb|1C|mb|p|mb|1H|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|4C|mb|p|nt|kaapo: 1@C 12-16 unbal or 15-17 NT, 0+@C|pg|| mb|4D|nt|kaapo: 1@H 8-11, 4+@H; 2NT 4+@H; 4@C void|pg|| mb|p|mb|4H|mb|p|mb|4N|mb|p|mb|5D|mb|p|mb|6H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s2|pc|s7|pc|s3|pg|| pc|h2|nt|kaapo: Nice bidding. Just a couple of ruffs and make|pg|| pc|h4|pc|h6|pc|h7|pg|| pc|h3|pc|h8|pc|hA|pc|c2|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cT|pc|hQ|pc|c8|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d6|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c4|pc|hK|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s6|pc|h5|pc|s8|pg|| pc|hT|pc|c6|pc|s9|pc|h9|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|c9|pc|sT|pc|cK|pg|| pc|dK|pc|dJ|mc|12|pg|| qx|o30|st||md|4SAK7HKT876D872CQT,S954HQ542DKJ95CK8,ST2HA9DAQ64C76542,SQJ863HJ3DT3CAJ93|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1H|nt|kaapo: Last half about to start. Mimmit switch pairs between the tables and Koistinen added Pekka Viitasalo|pg|| mb|p|nt|kaapo: Toinen puoli alkamassa. Mimmit vaihtoivat pelaajat pöydstä toiseen ja Koistinen lisäsi Pekka Viitasalon mukaan|pg|| mb|1N|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|2N|mb|p|mb|3C|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Hulda spoiled this hand by bidding 2@S. Otherwise it would have gone 1@H-1NT (forcing); 2@D-? and then Kauko could have a board for the Finnish bidding panel|pg|| pc|s3|pc|sK|nt|kaapo: As the opening is @H, 2@S from north might shows about the hand north has on that bidding|pg|| pc|s4|pc|s2|pg|| pc|cT|pc|c8|pc|c2|pc|cJ|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|sT|pg|| pc|cQ|pc|cK|pc|c4|pc|c3|pg|| pc|s9|pc|c5|pc|s8|pc|s7|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c9|pc|d2|pc|d5|pg|| pc|cA|pc|h6|pc|h2|pc|c7|pg|| pc|sJ|pc|h7|pc|d9|pc|d4|pg|| pc|s6|pc|d7|pc|h4|pc|d6|pg|| pc|hJ|pc|h8|pc|h5|pc|hA|pg|| mc|7|pg|| qx|c30|st||md|4SAK7HKT876D872CQT,S954HQ542DKJ95CK8,ST2HA9DAQ64C76542,SQJ863HJ3DT3CAJ93|sv|o|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|p|mb|p|mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|3H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|s4|pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|sK|pg|| pc|sA|pc|s5|pc|sT|pc|s3|pg|| pc|s7|pc|s9|pc|h9|pc|s6|pg|| pc|c2|pc|cA|pc|cT|pc|c8|pg|| pc|c3|pc|cQ|pc|cK|pc|c4|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hA|pc|h3|pc|h6|pg|| pc|c5|pc|c9|pc|d7|pc|d5|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|h7|pc|hQ|pc|d4|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dQ|pc|d3|pc|d2|pg|| pc|dA|pc|dT|pc|d8|pc|d9|pg|| pc|d6|pc|hJ|pc|hK|pc|dK|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|o31|st||md|1SQJ75HT6DK76CKT92,S982HKJ9843DA54C7,SAK63HQ52D32CAQ83,ST4HA7DQJT98CJ654|sv|n|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|d|mb|3H|mb|3S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|c7|pc|c3|pc|c4|pc|c9|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s2|pc|s3|pc|s4|pg|| pc|s5|pc|s8|pc|sA|pc|sT|pg|| pc|s6|pc|dQ|pc|sJ|pc|s9|pg|| nt|kaapo: North didn't have a dead minimum here, but @HQ was not worth much and he settled with 3@S|pg|| pc|hT|pc|hJ|pc|hQ|pc|hA|pg|| pc|dJ|pc|dK|pc|dA|pc|d2|pg|| pc|d4|pc|d3|pc|d8|pc|d6|pg|| pc|h7|pc|h6|pc|h8|pc|h2|pg|| mc|9|pg|| qx|c31|st||md|1SQJ75HT6DK76CKT92,S982HKJ9843DA54C7,SAK63HQ52D32CAQ83,ST4HA7DQJT98CJ654|sv|n|mb|p|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|sA|pc|s4|pc|s5|pc|s2|pg|| pc|cA|pc|c4|pc|c2|pc|c7|pg|| pc|c3|pc|c5|pc|cK|pc|h3|pg|| pc|s8|pc|s6|pc|sT|pc|sJ|pg|| pc|cT|pc|h4|pc|c8|pc|c6|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s3|pc|h7|pc|s7|pg|| pc|d8|pc|d7|pc|d5|pc|d2|pg|| pc|hA|pc|h6|pc|h8|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d9|pc|d6|pc|d4|pc|d3|pg|| pc|cJ|pc|c9|pc|h9|pc|cQ|pg|| pc|dA|mc|9|pg|| qx|o32|st||md|2SKJ96HA2DQ52CAJT9,SA4HKJT85D9876C53,SQT853HQ973D4CK76,S72H64DAKJT3CQ842|sv|e|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D!|mb|1N|nt|kaapo: EW play strong club 15+. In 1st/2nd 1@D promises 4+@D but in 3rd/4th in can be short with 12-14 balanced|pg|| mb|2H!|nt|kaapo: 2@H Cappelletti style, promising 5@H and a 4+ card minor|pg|| mb|2S|mb|p|mb|p|nt|kaapo: More common as a defence to 1NT opening, but they play it even when 1NT is an overcall|pg|| mb|p|pc|dA|pc|d2|pc|d9|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h6|pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h3|pg|| pc|h2|pc|hK|pc|h7|pc|h4|pg|| nt|kaapo: Perhaps Vesa was worth a raise. It is a minimum but with 4-card support and mostly nice values|pg|| pc|d6|pc|s3|pc|d3|pc|d5|pg|| pc|sT|pc|s2|pc|sJ|pc|sA|pg|| pc|d8|pc|s5|pc|dT|pc|dQ|pg|| pc|sQ|pc|s7|pc|s6|pc|s4|pg|| pc|cK|pc|c2|pc|c9|pc|c3|pg|| pc|c6|pc|c4|pc|cT|pc|c5|pg|| mc|10|nt|kaapo: East pretty much had to have @CQ so that she'd have an opening|pg|| pg|| qx|c32|st||md|2SKJ96HA2DQ52CAJT9,SA4HKJT85D9876C53,SQT853HQ973D4CK76,S72H64DAKJT3CQ842|sv|e|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1D|mb|1N|mb|2H|mb|2S|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Viimeistä viedään. Kiitos Senjalle operoinnista ja onnittelut Koistisen joukkueelle!|pg|| mb|3S|mb|p|nt|kaapo: Last board. Thanks Senja and congrats Koistinen!|pg|| mb|4S|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pc|dA|nt|kaapo: Mimmien comeback alkoi hieman liian myöhään|pg|| pc|d2|pc|d6|pc|d4|pg|| pc|h6|pc|hA|pc|h5|pc|h7|pg|| pc|sK|pc|sA|pc|s3|pc|s2|pg|| pc|hK|pc|h3|pc|h4|pc|h2|pg|| pc|d7|pc|s5|pc|d3|pc|d5|pg|| pc|h9|pc|s7|pc|sJ|pc|h8|pg|| pc|s9|pc|s4|pc|sQ|pc|dT|pg|| pc|hQ|pc|dJ|pc|c9|pc|hT|pg|| pc|sT|pc|c2|pc|s6|pc|d8|pg|| pc|s8|pc|c4|pc|dQ|pc|d9|pg|| pc|cK|mc|10|pg|| Ʒapp