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1 E_B_L_ TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS(S RR 12 D) Austra vs Israel Austra Israel Israel Austra N Kubak E Gelbard N Schwartz E Bamberger S Felderer W Frydrich S Sheinman W Grumm Board Contract By M D N-S E-W Contract By M D N-S E-W IMPs 17 6 E E x N E W W x S W W x S N N N x S N N N E N N E W S S N E E S S N S W E N S N IMPs Austra Israel This segment Penalty 0 0 Carryover 0 0 total References: BridgeBase online. Edited by M.Sugino

2 Board 17 this/total IMPs NS: Austra - 0 EW: Israel - 0 o 6 E c 6 E AK Q7 108 A 4 3 J K J W N S E 6 4 J Q6 3 Q7 5 Q2 AK 2 A K J N: Kubak W: Frydrich Open E: Gelbard S: Felderer W N E S p 1N p 2 p 2 p 4 p 4N p 5 p 6 p p p suketbombi: no they must be playing a direct trf as just game while a trf to 2 level and a raise to 4 a slam invite Q A K.. J davidb: W has max for his bid,but E did well to go on K A.. 9 #1 S:: J,Q,3,2 #2 W:: 3,7,Q,4 #3 E:: 2,6,A,8 #4 W:: K,J, 2, 6 #5 W:: 7,5,K,4 #6 E:: A,9, 3, 8 #7 E:: J,5,A,2 #8 W:: 4,6,K,7 #9 E:: T,Q, 5, ady: good morning all ady: nice slam to start 6 e/w..p..1n davidb: good morning all. ady: with spades behaving 2 way finesse in clubs for 13 tricks..p..2..p..2..p..4 suketbombi: hi all ady: hi Raju..p..4N suketbombi: hello david this Raju Tolani suketbombi: this trf and raise showed the tradional slammish auction..p..5..p..6..p..p..p ady: 4 in that sequence would normally be the end of the bidding maybe they play differently.. J suketbombi: yes a good slam to reach with gelbard having the Q and the requisite controls davidb: if you bid 7 you make it -dicarding club on the heart & playing 3 clubs.. Q

3 Board 17 this/total IMPs NS: Israel - 0 EW: Austra - 0 o 6 E c 6 E AK Q7 108 A 4 3 J K J W N S E 6 4 J Q6 3 Q7 5 Q2 AK 2 A K J N: Schwartz W: Grumm Closed E: Bamberger S: Sheinman W N E S p 1N p 3 p 3 p 4 p 4 p 4 p 5 p 5 p 6 p p p #1 S:: J,Q,3,2 #2 W:: 3,7,Q,4 #3 E:: 2,6,K,8 #4 W:: A,J, 5, 4 #5 W:: A,2,9,5 #6 W:: 3,6,K,7 #7 E:: A,6,7,5 #8 E:: K,9, 4, 8 #9 E:: J,Q, 5, 8 #10 W:: 8,4,A,3 jaapfr: good morning all J A K T.. Q.. 5 antoniz: witam serdecznie:) ryskiel_: witam mareczek: Teraz ju ok jameslee 2: Morning to all jameslee 2: we have starting match England - Romania janhamhurg: good morning all jameslee 2: Hand n 1 - a possible game contract of 4 /4 for N-S yuval10: hi all jillan: Hi all :) feels a bit like deja vu... jillan: so some of the strange things happening yesterday, weren t really that strange then ryskiel_: komentowaˆƒ dla Paˆ stwa bˆ dzie Ryszard Kie czewski...posi ki w drodze antoniz: to bˆ dzie bardzo ciekwy mecz ryskiel_: jest przystawka - Antoni Zdzienicki antoniz: jeszcze do cz smako yki:) ryskiel_: w reprezentacji Polski w tym pokoju wyst pi North z Southem haans: 50th European Bridge /competitions/10ostend/ostend.htm haans: Women score: /competitions/10ostend/asp/roundteams.asp? qtournid=817&qroundno=11 haans: Hi Raija antoniz: witam:) jkotor: dzieˆ dobry, tutaj polski komentarz? rmb1: Welcome to round 17 of the EBL team championship Walddk2: You are invisible. You must log off and re-enter as visible Walddk2: Please look at your screen marlowepi: welcome all to another historic clash between these two nations..p lestergold: Goo afternoon welcome to this very tough european team championship ralfwil: good afterrnoon everyone ryskiel_: dzieˆ dobry Paˆ stwu - bˆ dziemy ogl dac mecz 11 rundy Open pomiedzy Polska i Rosj spooky: Good morning all..1n antoniz: witam:) iyer7550: hi welcome to all ryskiel_: witamy w meczu XVI rundy grupy B w konkurencji Open - walczy nasza druzyna z Austri ady: part score looks the limit n/s around 9 tricks in either major lestergold: Hi Marshall..p haans: Israel new leader vs Austria in 10th. Austria 7 VP behind Final Need good win marlowepi: hi mike..3! vugraphznm: 2harts by N was endcontract - bidding went differently mareczek: cos chyba z ta licytacj nie tak... mareczek: ok mareczek: NS trafnie wyhamowali przed koˆ cˆ wk bogier: skrˆ t operatora pewnie ryskiel_: Witam Paˆ stwa w 5 rundzie ME w Ostendzie, komentow c bˆ d Marcin Le n iewski, Bogus aw Gierulski, Antoni Zdzienicki i bezposredni korespondent Marek Wˆ jcicki, a mnie chyba znacie

4 ryskiel_: jestem Kie ek mareczek: Herbst - herbst graja systemem naturalnym, starsze z pi tki, transferowe odpowiedzi po otwarciu 1 mareczek: tu pewnie by o BA pas... lesniak: witam wszystkich:):) mareczek: W otwartym Buras narkiewicz graj 1BA i N otworzy 1BA mareczek: w tej sytuacji trudno sie dziwiˆƒ, e grano koˆ cˆ wkˆ ryskiel_: narzie po 4 rundach polska dru yna jest wiceliderm 3 VP za Irlandi i 3 VP przed Angli jameslee 2: start the bidding rnmalik: Hello all and welcome. yuval10: hi all ryskiel_: polski komentarz zawsze w pokoju zamknietym rnmalik: Hello all and welcome. ady: north might double mareczek: zwlaszcza z rˆ ki N wygl da nie le, je eli E nie mia by oczywistego wistu w trefla, praktycznie by "poszla"\..p janhamhurg: n/s play a natural system with ntr ady: hi Rashed lesniak: tak konˆƒˆ wka - w zasadzie - ma tylko ok 30 % szans wyjscia- ale poniewaz przy nieinformacyjnej licytacji moze nastapic wist karo - wiec otrzymamy ok 40%..3! andreasw: hello everybody iyer7550: welcome all jeanhari: hi all bjurn: good morning ;) yuval10: might play in a 4-2 fit here, if 2NT is lebensohl jkotor: Robben 1, S owacja 0 rmb1: Or South might double again, but EW may steal it ady: well overboard e/w ady: penalty against a part score rnmalik: Good Morning David and Robin. ady: hi Robin rmb1: Neither North or South have the shape to do anything but double now vugraphznm: Doubles all over the board, director called rmb1: Hi room, hi Andreas..p yuval10: the names aren t correct, of course marlowepi: any relationship between commentator names and player names is purely...well, you ll find out:)..4! jameslee 2: block bidding by W good 3 yuval10: godmorgon and happy midsommer for our Svensk friends :) yuval10: who celebrated yesterday vugraphznm: hello from ostend jillan: thanks yuval yuval10: hi operator haans: NS Precision antoniz: ciekawe rozdanie na pocz tek lestergold: England s team is the same team that won silver in the world team olympaid in 2008 except that Andrew Macintosh replaces Artur Malinowski the other 5 the same..p jkotor: pikowy i treflowy k ad na pewno haans: clubs finesse for slam andreasw: 5 wins here..4! jeanhari: Bulgaria in 4th place after 8 matches, Croatia 8th, so both teams on an qualifiyng place yuval10: at least not the Israeli ones :) ady: at least 300 possibly 500 lestergold: The first 5 or 6 qualify for the bermuda bowl..p jkotor: sorki, le spojrza em, e S wistuje :) ady: if loses club could even go for 800 jameslee 2: they still reach to game..4 jeanhari: NS bidding too much here iyer7550: the void seems to have propelled north to overassess his hand. bjurn: since they were seated in the same direction yesterday the TD decided to replay this match jameslee 2: j lead..p jameslee 2: looks like -1 9 tricks copeyj: Good morning all from Oostende janhamhurg: hi simon jameslee 2: hi jameslee 2: simon copeyj: these two teams met in the quarter finals of the beijing world championships haans: if lead april7: since S didn t have any ruffing value,she raised NT to 2 and N passed ofcourse with minimum..5! Walddk12: East is Bekkouche Walddk12: Hello Robin and Andreas andreasw: so 1 board bekkouche is playing 3 :) hello Roland andreasw: Sjoberg should have bid 3 with that hand ralfwil: Good morning from a sunny sweden! spooky: Israel standing 4th before this match and Russia 11th

5 lestergold: start off with an unremarkable 1n which is notg likely to make..p jameslee 2: how is weather in Ostende?..5 copeyj: the England team has only one (playing) change yuval10: i believe it s Ginossar and Pachtman playing here for Israel ralfwil: hello Yuval and Gerbrand! yuval10: as EW jaapfr: 3 probably -2 but 3 makes..p Walddk12: West s full name is Binderkrantz but there is no room for -tz only 10 characters fit in iyer7550: ohh my. that was much more than what i expected. yuval10: if we can change their names, plz? yuval10: hi Ralf lestergold: that may be an understatement..6 jaapfr: welcome to Maarten Schollardt jeanhari: easy dbl for east :) copeyj: I think the Romanian team is also very similar..p spooky: Yuval, did you ever do it yourself? it s quite hard when they play fast rnmalik: lost a trick through lead, x of 3 was for majors. iyer7550: even 5diamond was going to be axed...p yuval10: i did it dozens of times actually yuval10: but thx for asking :) spooky: that s a really helpfull lead for South, but I still don t see a way how he can make this :) Walddk4: ebl/2010ostend/default.asp for convention cards and other useful information peachy: Welcome, spectators:) haans: NL has done great :) athene: hello good afternoon everyone lestergold: the irish can cash another ten tricks..p lestergold: if... they... want...! jaapfr: extra a:) iyer7550: deal no. 1 ireland should be gaining 4 imps iyer7550: the club loser cannot be avoided. iyer7550: hopefully the open room contract should be a partial in hearts iyer7550: south should have bid only 2 which would show the 16hcps haans: Have a problem with players Open Women or Senior? vugraphznm: senior haans: ty vugraphznm: no problem skollie: hi all.. J jaapfr: with this lucky layout 4 even makes skollie: with this friendly breaks, Paulissen will make 3 april7: N is not yet home, but might succeed with 2,1 3 and 2 tricks copeyj: It has been nice and sunny, but today is overcast ady: now looks like 300 reasonable but unfortunate lead cost a trick plus dropping K has saved some for e/w haans: Austria play Big Clubs april7: small to Q of and finesse, and and and then to Q of, lets see.. Q jaapfr: 3-3 and 2-2 some 15% game.. 3 rnmalik: The only lead which enables the contract to make-bad luck. The declarer has no entry to finesse. ryskiel_: jeden powiedzia "bloˆƒ" a drugi zrozumia "loˆƒ"...tu jeden blokowa a drugi atakowa.. 2 lestergold: the last trick for poor townsend i fear.. 3 othered1: Hi, everyone! iyer7550: 4d was the limit for this hand... 7 othered1: Both teams have already qualified for the finals round-robin. At the moment Estonia lies 5th with 306 VP, one more than 6th place Netherlands... Q iyer7550: south s free 2 must have enthused north to visualise a slam.. 4 jeanhari: I think there was some misunderstanding about the trump suit jeanhari: south 4 OR 5 must have been a cue in north s eyes, but even then he overbid iyer7550: guess both will have a lot of explaining to do when their team mates meet after the match. iyer7550: certainly not a good beginning. ady: as n/s can make 140 this has become a 2 imps loss for e/w jeanhari: rooms not linked yet cause in the other room the result is in, 3 E othered1: Since both teams are qualifying, the results of this match will be carried into the finals, so the scores here are important... 6 copeyj: this is a normal 4 and a normal down 1.. K rnmalik: But should not make with still 3 losers. lestergold: oh h had a sixth sense.. 8 jaapfr: but 3 would have been more lucrative if X (-2 = 300) - 5 -

6 jameslee 2: yes.. A.. J.. 5 haans: and small jaapfr: at least for EW:).. 4 janhamhurg: well-if you manage to play from north, its harder to beat peachy: /runningscores/asp/roundteamsconditstatclassicmod.asp? qtournid=817&qshowflag=1 For running scores jkotor: na wysoko ci 5 i 6 KK chyba graj wist odwrotny lestergold: and gains 2 imps for cashing the dim and giving up.. A april7: exactly.. 2 yuval10: declarer needs to decide who has the A.. 9 yuval10: if W has it then declarer can play some more s for a strip-squeeze.. 5 jkotor: m odsz z 2 honorˆ w, bo to wysoko ˆ ƒ, gdzie czˆ ciej ci ga siˆ "go e" Asy.. 3 haans: Israel april7: 1 imp for Germany.. K A yuval10: but he s going for the winning line K jaapfr: fine play for 10 tricks.. 9 bjurn: well played, Bjˆ rn!.. 4 jillan: nice and slow start.. 8 iyer7550: that would mean a 13 imp swing for e/ w.. J.. Q jeanhari: still some trick to come Board 18 this/total IMPs NS: Austra - 0 EW: Israel o 5 x N c 4 E J Q9 6 7 A Q8 A J 5 K Q J W N S E K K A A K Q J 7 5 N: Kubak W: Frydrich Open E: Gelbard S: Felderer W N E S p 5 X p p p #1 E:: K,6,8,2 #2 E:: Q,T,3,4 #3 E:: 7,4,Q,A #4 N:: K,A,3, davidb: part score battle 3D\3H.. A.. 3 ady: a good lay in hearts and e/w could make 4 but not to be..1..p ady: will n/s sac against e/w going down davidb: E has no invitational bid so has to decide - 4H ok. S might bid! ady: n/s vul this should be 500 to e/w p..p..p suketbombi: expensinive 5 by here ady: difficult decision for south with 5 card diamond support.. K ady: 6 on first hand a push Q.. T

7 Board 18 this/total IMPs NS: Israel EW: Austra - 0 o 5 x N c 4 E J Q9 6 7 A Q8 A J 5 K Q J W N S E K K A A K Q J 7 5 N: Schwartz W: Grumm Closed E: Bamberger S: Sheinman W N E S p p 4 p p p #1 S:: 8,7,J,A #2 E:: 3,K,6,5 #3 S:: 3,T,Q,A lestergold: first speck of bllod to eng Q.. A.. K.. A lestergold: blood lestergold: bit of a misfit here especially for n/s who had better not get too frisky in the aution especially at this vulnerablity lesniak: buras narkiewicz byli trochˆ "pechowi" bo s mogl miec to samo w karach co mial w treflach i bylaby inna rozmowa rmb1: North would be worried that South is bust, I don t think South had shown any valued jeanhari: back yuval10: 1 P P X 1NT... ryskiel_: witam Paˆ stwa w drugim dzisiejszym meczu polskiej druzyny Open iyer7550: does one say badluck for not finding the heart queen favourably placed ryskiel_: Kuba - a co trzeba ci gn ˆƒ z asa by by go y? rnmalik: action hand:) ryskiel_: poprzedni mecz z Rosj mozna krotko skomentow ˆƒ: mi e zlego pocz tki, lecz koniec...remisowy..1! antoniz: lol copeyj: I am told that the four Romanian players who are playing here all played in Beijing but in different partnerships..p copeyj: thanks to Florin Safta..1..alerted by E not by west ady: both sides fit well in the blackd e/w can make 11 tricks in spades jillan: possible slam here, depends on finding the Sq..2 ryskiel_: w pokoju otwartym na EW Buras Narkiewicz haans: Leading Teams april7: an impossible to reach 6 by N..3 copeyj: have to avoid getting too high here - should not be too difficult jameslee 2: a 3nt contract janhamhurg: this looks like an unlucky slam rnmalik: would you x NT? ralfwil: yes! spooky: I wouldn t yuval10: don t think so yuval10: i won t punish P for X in balancing jillan: the othe rtable staopped in 5C jillan: same bidding ryskiel_: widze Lecha Ohryskˆ - zapraszam do kolaboracji Lechu lesniak: ile pikow zpowie Cezary to problem glowny..3 mareczek: informacyjne otwarcie na dwˆ ch starszych sprawdzi oby siˆ lepiej, chocia blokowanie szybkie mog oby "podpˆ dziˆƒ" NS andreasw: Denmark will hopefully play better Bridge then Soccer:) yuval10: didn t found the Q there i persume lestergold: not surprised with this shape ideal to enter the auction but...3 skollie: XX=4+ lesniak: ns wygrywaja tu 5 karo a obrona zaledwie za 100 bogier: chyba takie pad o bo sk d znalaz oby siˆ zniesienie na Dxxxx?? mareczek: 2 "pasuj albo popraw" lechcold: witam..kolaborujˆ po cichu:) ady: tht east would open ady: now e/w kept out of the auction rmb1: For EW 2M is 6+ or 5M4m but specifically denies cards in other M h_karluk: hi all andreasw: hello everyone - 7 -

8 athene: both pairs play strong club Walddk4: Good morning Jaap, Christina and Maarten. Have fun!..p ryskiel_: ostatnia runda by a bardzo dobra dla polskich druzyn w Open wygrana z lesniak: prawdopodobnie cezary zamierza licytowac wiecej- Jego 3 pik= taktyczna odzywka janhamhurg: it goes off:) jeanhari: so a bad start for 4th placed Bulgaria ralfwil: N has a balanced hand, so it s not only balacing for me ralfwil: had anyone of you tried 5 as S? jillan: didn t want to I think :) yuval10: :) jillan: 2 s and 1 C bjurn: I would probably, being wrong about it most of the time jillan: 6 loser hand? vulnerable? jillan: It is not even good for 4 H fniss ralfwil: some players hate preempts:) jillan: If you bid 5H on this hand your opps may find 5S - or even 6C or 6S iyer7550: but still cant understand why south jumped to 3 h antoniz: tak lubiˆ :) rnmalik: With both majors and a void would you not open E hand? athene: NS are upside down carding; EW upside down attitude, std count othered1: That means the 4 bid can be made on a variety of hands, including relatively flat minimum opening bids. lestergold: not exactly what townsend wanted to hear..4 jaapfr: ty Roland we will Walddk1: ebl/2010ostend/default.asp for convention cards and other useful information janhamhurg: operator! copeyj: in what way is it unlucky? jameslee 2: by W antoniz: ju jest dobrze ryskiel_: nasz wywiad donosi, e w tym pokoju wyst pi Kalita Kotorowicz, nasza najwy ej uplasowana w Butlerze para (3 miejsce) ady: led shorter suit now only down 1 Walddk7: Terve Lasse ja Kippari..p kippari: Hi Roland kippari: okei Lasse mareczek: teraz 4 i kontra od N pewnie :) lesniak: teraz z pewnoscia Cezary powie 4 pik ryskiel_: ostatnia runda by a b.dobra dla polskich druzyn -wygrana w Open 25-4 z Grecj i w Women competition 24-6 z Libanem, panie na 7-9 miejscu z 69 VP mareczek: ale czy S utrzyma? kamyk: witam lesniak: choc moze uwazac ze wist pikowy polozy 3 ba mareczek: aktualna sytuacja w open w polskiej grupie runningscores/asp/roundteamsconditstatclassicmod.asp? qtournid=820&qshowflag=1 mareczek: i kobiet competitions/runningscores/asp/roundteamsconditstatclassicmod.asp? qtournid=817&qshowflag=1 lesniak: oczywiscie N skontruje 4 pik lesniak: nasi w pokoju otwartym - skontrowali 5 pik- niepewny wynik +100 mareczek: 4 jest licytacj zabezpieczaj c kilka opcji lesniak: moze byc duzy zysk lub duza strata mareczek: mo e i c, mo e byˆƒ na "ma y obr ˆ t" april7: on a lead alot of downs,but E won t lead a, but lets see yuval10: seem as if the X will win a lot here ryskiel_: dzisiaj dorˆ wnujemy Wlochom w liczbie wystˆ pˆ w w Vugrafie - po tym meczu jeszcze o 17 bˆ dzie transmiotowany mecz senior ˆ w przeciwko Francji lestergold: time for Gold to be circumspect..p lestergold: not a strong family charqacteristic i might add lesniak: jasne ze cezary powie 4 pik jameslee 2: 10 or 11 tricks depends on the lead copeyj: good lead from Gold copeyj: but to no avail jameslee 2: yes janhamhurg: but since east cant have more than 15 west signs off in 3 no jameslee 2: good lead lechcold: 3BA by oby du o prostsze rmb1: Will North cashout for -1, or try something clever ady: great result for n/s kippari: Heippa Kaikille kibitseille..p mdgraham: Good afternoon all mdgraham: EW basically natural with a NT mdgraham: NS pretty much the same, with a loose club jameslee 2: claim 10 copeyj: Romania "right sided" 4 on b1 so - 8 -

9 gained a game swing when Sandqvist led a at T2 jameslee 2: no play iyer7550: guess this is what we call in tennis an unforced error. ralfwil: probably majors and I have good stoppers in minors haans: not all game a make :) mareczek: N celnie nie skontrowa... 8 jeanhari: 4 en bit much for EW peachy: EW appear to play transfers in competition lasu: nˆ yttˆ ˆ kotipeliltˆ.. 7 kippari: Lasse kanssa kommentoidaan tˆ tˆ emavausta kippari: toivotaan joukkueelle onnea ja menestyst ˆ lasu: risti maski kˆ y pata nikkari oikein lasu: Jussi javesa pelaavat 5 kortin ylˆ vˆ rejˆ ja muuten luonnollinen kippari: Lasse,mikˆ on poikain systeemi kippari: ok kippari: suomalaiset tulessa myˆ s alkavalla kierroksella,vastassa Ranska kippari: olisiko pari helppoa voittoa tˆ nˆ ˆ n tiedossa:) jaapfr: not much chance to go down here jaapfr: but 9 tricks not easy skollie: 1 is supposed to show 5cards or but third in hand Jansma didn t want to pass (or open 1...) jaapfr: doess EW play same sys as drijver-brink? lesniak: jak marek powiedzial- zabezpiecza kilka opcji jeanhari: as open south went down in 2! Bulgaria will get imps back mdgraham: although EW 1NT in first position non-vul is J lestergold: Gold knows his partner is incl;ined to be conservative and as i suspected has play pard for more than two Ks and a J mareczek: po forsuj cym pasie N moga znale ˆ ƒ trefle mareczek: to po karowym nie idzie mareczek: sorry idzei bo nie mozna odebrac kiera lesniak: Herbst na N - swietny, super ostrozny pas haans: Bul Precision NL Acol lestergold: well its nopt doubled into game but as cards lie i cannot see this contract doing off.. A mareczek: flmudziak mo e powiedziec teraz 5 po takim pocz tku iyer7550: everybody is shooting much beyond their target. ryskiel_: Buras - Narkiewicz s wbutlerze na 10 miejscu, a polska druzyna Open jest wiceliderem 12 VP za Szwecj janhamhurg: some play x + new suit 17+, some play it 19 + janhamhurg: sorry ryskiel_: nazwiska Fucik i Terraneo s od lat znane w austriackim bryd u, jest to jednak pewnie kolejne pokolenie, chocia J to mo e by ˆƒ Jan Fucik - weteran austriackiego bryd a andreasw: This is a very important match for both teams. As the end of qualifying draws near, Wales and Norway are in 8th and9th place in their group. Top 9 go to next round andreasw: 266 wales 262 Norway ryskiel_: i pewnie powie.. 3 ralfwil: and also a balancing in vul! ryskiel_: dziˆ ki wspˆ lpacy z jednym ze wschodnich wywiadˆ w dowiedzia em siˆ e na We wyst pi Cho omiejew - Khiupenen lesniak: watpie niezwykle.. K ryskiel_: a jednak nie rmb1: EW play natural with (mainly) weak NT. 1m is natural (3)4+ athene: playing limited opening bid (10-15 hcp) responder can just jump immediately to game on stronger hands with no fear of missing a slam mdgraham: 1st favourable... 6 mdgraham: East has no S in his name. vugraphznm: thk mdgraham: meanwhile, this is the 9-12 version, and NS have elected to try to penalise marlowepi: as against that, EW are probably in an 8 card fit, which means the double could be shaded, and S surely has 5 hearts. so at these colors i think there is a strong case for 2H lesniak: przeciez nie wie czy przeciwnicy nie zostali juz przeciagnieci a jest na bezposredniej pozycji lesniak: powiedzialbym ze wybitnie niefartowne rozdanie mareczek: tak, on nie wie jakiej klasy "zacinkˆ " w karach ma Cezary antoniz: obaj mieli bardzo trudne decyzje i trudno lesniak: na obu stolach Izrael zagral optymalnie andreasw: Nadia(Bekkouche) need s to guess the to win antoniz: mo e sk ady s tajne? - 9 -

10 jillan: how would I explain THAT to my team mates?.. 5 iyer7550: so ireland have picked 4 imps on the firstg board. lestergold: it could be a disaster tho at unfave vul when townsend only has 4 hearts.. 3 skollie: EW play close to the system Jansma- Verhees play(ed) - Orange Club, a lot like old fashioned Polish Club skollie: but they made some changes andreasw: now with the lead it will just make rmb1: I guess 2 was artificial relay (checkback) sfoxa: nie, niestety, brakuje tu porzadku ))) haans: transfers more and more usual.. T peachy: Acol with some twists :) bjurn: with my pants down.. Q ryskiel_: juz poda em Kalita Kotorowicz na NS, cholomiejew Khiupenen na WE marlowepi: in any case, what S has promised is offense, not defense, and as i said, S almost surely has 5 hearts. even if not, it is unlikely to be disaster.. A lestergold: however it has not made yet! odysseus69: good afternoon all marlowepi: hi victor lestergold: not too many entries here to take all the finesses that declarer would like to take lestergold: may well play tyhe dim wrong odysseus69: hi Marshall and Michael lestergold: hi Victor!! antoniz: nie mo e zrobiˆƒ redukcji starszych kolorˆ, wiˆ c -1 antoniz: grali my na niego na Wˆ grzech w latach 70-tych:) ryskiel_: Polska jest wiceliderem w grupie B 204 pkt za Szwecj 215, Dania uzbiera a 167 VP i jest 10-ta kamyk: je li uwzgledni informacje z licytacji i pierwszego wistu, to moze to wygraˆƒ haans: Israel took the lead Board 19 this/total IMPs NS: Austra - 0 EW: Israel - 11 o 2 W c 2 W A K A109 3 J 9 3 A J 5 4 A W N S E K105 Q K J 7 5 Q8 4 K Q J 5 3 Q N: Kubak W: Frydrich Open E: Gelbard S: Felderer W N E S 1 p 1 p p 1 p 2 p p p #1 N:: 4,3,T,K #2 W:: 3,2,8,J #3 S:: 2,7,A,5 #4 N:: 8,J, 5, 6 #5 E:: Q,K,A,4 #6 W:: 6,9,Q,K #7 S:: T,A,3,4 #8 W:: T,6, 8, 7 #9 W:: T,4,K,2 #10 E:: 3,7, 9, 5 #11 W:: 9, J,6,9 suketbombi: e-w here have had good results on bd 1 & now on 2 ady: a possible throw in suketbombi: yes but these days they open all 11 pointers..p ady: I prefer not to open light hands..1 suketbombi: this auction will end in 1NT..p..1..p..1..p ady: they need to stop around 2 diamonds may get too high ady: east conservative with just preference 10 hcp and 4 card trump support..2..p..p..p suketbombi: 2 is fine here with a a a and 2 loosers.. T.. K ady: Israel gained 11 imps hand 18 e/w play 4 hearts down 1 in CR J A

11 J ady: looks like 9 tricks.. Q.. K.. A Q.. K suketbombi: yes 9 now one of the losser will vanish.. T.. A T Board 19 this/total IMPs NS: Israel - 11 EW: Austra - 0 o 2 W c 2 W A K A109 3 J 9 3 A J 5 4 A W N S E K105 Q K J 7 5 Q8 4 K Q J 5 3 Q N: Schwartz W: Grumm Closed E: Bamberger S: Sheinman W N E S 1 p 1N p p 2 p 2 p p p #1 N:: 3,4,T,A #2 W:: 3,2,Q,K #3 S:: T,K,A,3 #4 N:: J,8,5,2 #5 N:: 9,Q,K,6 #6 S:: 2,6,8,J #7 E:: 8,5,T,6 #8 W:: T,A,3,7 lasu: ollaan johdossa hyvˆ suomi.. T K J jaapfr: did he really claim? mareczek: wydaje siˆ e 5 by oby "na ma y obrˆ ˆ t" andreasw: Denmark takes the lead with 16 imp after only 2 board s bjurn: ready to get my ass wiped jillan: fniss (giggle in Swedish for you who have forgotten since yesterday) antoniz: w widne nie graj mlodygda83: nasi w tabeli wygl daj dobrze, ale niestety mamy dwie wysokie pora ki z dru ynami, ktˆ re prawie na pewno awansuj rmb1: Is West right for 4 second hand vul v not? rnmalik: 3 for me. vugraphznm: S passed, W thinking othered1: and the A went where?

12 athene: maybe he snuck a club through to the king haans: ok mdgraham: not sure East will be too happy about that..p marlowepi: we are forced to go for the commentary of the year award then andreasw: slam time kippari: moi taas..1! spooky: a coffee 4? yuval10: probably rnmalik: agree. yuval10: does N s hand worth a slam invitation? rmb1: 2NT = 6+D or 5D4+C odysseus69: typo from vugraph- declarer had all..p mareczek: ale akurat gra na ma y obrˆ t nie jest chyba w jego charakterze jeanhari: still no link with the open room lasu: eipˆ ollakkaan..1n mareczek: raczej walka kamyk: ale mam jaki niedosyt - Adam milcza jak grˆ b, a mia jednak 5-6 i dobra karte do obrony - niby nie mia kiedy, ale jednak... jameslee 2: part score hand rmb1: 1 artificial, strong 17+ bjurn: 1 natural or balanced yuval10: some specs suggest ( and i had to agree ) that they should ve played here for something like 24 VP s, not 30 iyer7550: interesting had. iyer7550: hand mdgraham: still, on the bididng K rated to be with North..p lestergold: a tame hand this time lestergold: you are bound to get that Marshall marlowepi: 1D = H? lestergold: i get the commentator s curse award of the year for sure odysseus69: 1NT rebid is something like D was t/fer to hearts skollie: 1NT is mareczek: 3? iyer7550: but both teams here are overbidding. yuval10: i guess it it...you can make slam against many hands ralfwil: 11 or 13 tricks, depending on the lead yuval10: can see how this one goes without a fine yuval10: *can t jillan: naturalor balanced rado: at favourable some will stretch to 3 with N s hand..2 lestergold: townsend / gold play a lot of tramnsfer sequences leqading to a lot of right siding of contracts skollie: 2 shows one major mlodygda83: atwy wist, powinno byˆƒ szybkie - 1 lechcold: chyba wszystki punkty siˆ licz w drugiej fazie? mlodygda83: tylko z tymi, ktˆ rzy awansuj lechcold: wszystkie lechcold: aaa peachy: Netherlands is currently holding a firm lead in the Womens teams, Bulgaria 14 of 28 iyer7550: will north bid 3 or a quiet 2 skollie: 4 says Jansma wants to play in partners suit..p bogier: wyglada na to e to nie ostatnia "cofka" w tym przekazie athene: hcp, 1 0-7, 1 any 19+ athene: 1 will be a second negative, about 0-3 or 0-4 lestergold: hm...2 lesniak: dzikie 3 pik wyrzuca naszych z 3ba lesniak: ale 5 kare jeszcze ciagle idzie bogier: a mo e nawet 6 lesniak: zakladajac ze rozgrywajacy zagra kara z gory vugraphznm: technical error - we are reparing - sorry lesniak: a nie na podwojny impas lesniak: teraz balicki 4 ba a Adam 5 karo? antoniz: witam po przerwie:) bogier: oczywi cie wiˆ ksz szans jest podwˆ jny impas mareczek: to rozdanie pokazuje jak agresywna licytacja mo e utrudniˆƒ zycie w pozornie p askim rozdaniu lesniak: oczywwiscie pytanie - kto tak gra zeby z karta S mowic 3 pik? mareczek: widzia em na dwˆ ch sto ach mareczek: Bocchi madala i islandia bogier: co nasz operator s abo zna siˆ na rzeczy- nie wydaje mi siˆ aby S my la mareczek: tam pad o 3 ryskiel_: dzisiaj przed parti to niedlugo na 12 kart ludzie bˆ d skakaˆƒ lesniak: to wygrywajaca strategia w tym rozdaniu ale partner gdy oni powiedza 4 kier nie wie czy ma oplacalna obrone czy tez stawia 1100 lesniak: tam - tznaczy gdzie Marku? lesniak: bo na drugim stole Buras spasowal mareczek: na dwˆ ch sto ach - tam gdzie grali

13 Bocchi Madala i jedna z par Islandii lesniak: ok mareczek: kontrolki z tego meczu s pod tym adresem: /runningscores/asp/boarddetailscondit.asp? qmatchid=26180 mareczek: my lˆ, e 4 powinno pokazywaˆƒ 6-9 PC bez czterech kierˆ w lesniak: stracilismy 11 impow w rozdaniu 2 - raczej na skutek swietnego rozwiazania przez Izrael na obu stolach mareczek: ostatnie s owo do Bala april7: a possible lead could have been the ace of and a look at the signal and then... copeyj: e/w likely to play 2 now ryskiel_: chyba jest to pierwszy mecz transmitowany kiedy prowadzenie obejmuje polska druzyna rmb1: Good lead yo_yo: hi everyone h_karluk: hi lasu: tˆ mˆ me jo nˆ htiin..p lesniak: - lesniak: ostatnie slowo nalezalo do Cezarego - trudno sie dziwic ze nie powiedzial 5 pik spooky: I would say 13 lesio: witam wszystkich serdecznie:) athene: now south gets a cheap 1nt bid in to show balanced or thereabouts mdgraham: or even at green, as Zia did in the American Trials yesterday..p mdgraham: he went for 500 against 430, so only a small loss skollie: N will lead Q and 11 tricks will be made jameslee 2: W a negative double bjurn: I believe the organisation should have noticed that the pairs we re in the wrong place yesterday ryskiel_: kiedy narzekano, e Polacy za malo punktˆ w zdobywaj ze slabeuszami, nawet robiono tebele bez slabeuszy i wtedy zawsze bylismy na pudle, teraz kiedy punkty z silnymi s... ryskiel_: wa niejsze gramy na odwrˆ t...czy instrument niestrojny, czy siˆ muzyk myli? mlodygda83: w a nie, z pocz tku stwierdzi em, e taki system jest dla nas dobry, widaˆƒ nie do koˆ ca mlodygda83: dziwna decyzja Narkiewicza w rozdaniu drugim haans: an other transfer im sure andreasw: hello Kath yo_yo: Dennind & Shields play a Strong club athene: often strong club players can play in 1nt with 20 facing nothing where the rest of the field opens 2nt and struggles a level higher rado: desperate effort to promote trump trick for defense..p lestergold: towsend rock minimum for his bid lestergold: this can make double dummy on this lead but i fear iy wont make in practice marlowepi: i think it will odysseus69: here unluckily it is wrong sided - 4nt not safe marlowepi: E will not enjoy discarding twice lestergold: east can safely discard clubs marlowepi: or if declarer plays 2 top diamonds it is over lestergold: but is that an abovious line lestergold: and when q drops does that deny the J!? marlowepi: if he discards clubs declarer s task is easy as little temptation to try club hook marlowepi: no, but there is restricted choice, plus some possibility that with diamonds that good he might have led one odysseus69: if he cashes his hearts East will be forced to make at leas 1 club discard and declarer will guess to play on diamonds lestergold: all possibe Victor but he has to play well if he is to makem this april7: a small swing for Germany by making 3 losing only 1 trick in every suit jameslee 2: 2 by E andreasw: they should get there iyer7550: i was shocked to see a 3nt from west. jeanhari: only 8 trick but the defene must be carefull yuval10: yes rnmalik: Playing 6, A I think. yuval10: i think it s better to bid 4 from N... how can P bid to slam with KQX KXX XXXX AKX? iyer7550: good north did not get carried away with the 7 card suit. jaapfr: 4 by W.. 3 jaapfr: and 4 by E:) jameslee 2: good lead 2 janhamhurg: how can south bid 2 dia, you know simon? copeyj: because they play 4 card suits copeyj: and when they have 4cM and weak NT they open 1M copeyj: so 1 is often 5 for them

14 janhamhurg: so that promisses 3+ with an honour? h_karluk: 9 cards spade fit at EW but yet not revealed yo_yo: he s worth a bid now i think h_karluk: is not it a bit strange? andreasw: 3nt wil win with 3 round s of yo_yo: 1NT by East is a 2 suiter othered1: west wanted no part of this auction, though they can come pretty close to making 2 rmb1: Gerber?.. 4 peachy: yes, both of them, 1S and 1NT responses reversed haans: odd peachy: lets make it clear, that I don t know, perhaps I should not guess at all, it is so annoying haans: if you miss 4 you just got to be right or else athene: it s up to the person with shape to get into these auctions athene: but here that wasn t happening copeyj: i dont think it "promises" that.. T copeyj: i mean he was non vul ralfwil: nice 5 lesniak: witam wszystkich haans: but good stoppers jkotor: trefle rozwi zane, ale co dalej? jkotor: karo do sto u i impas pik, a impas trefl po wej ciu pikiem? roky79: Hallo Jakub roky79: Good aftrenoon everyone jkotor: wygramy te przy 22 pikach przebijaj c ostatniego trefla vugraphznm: East asking N to play faster jkotor: good Afternoon, Polish comment here jkotor: but we ll apreciate help andreasw: 2 ask for suit? yo_yo: East has shown & or & copeyj: and just trying to be awkward for the opps.. A copeyj: but yes if you like :) janhamhurg: ok so just a 3 card raise- thx copeyj: he wants partner to lead if partner on lead copeyj: has a few values copeyj: this looks like down 1 in any case janhamhurg: that i meant with promising an honour:) marlowepi: it just seems normal to run hearts then play 2 top diamonds.. 3 janhamhurg: there is a late discard coming in spades copeyj: Romania credited with 10 tricks here on board 2 - but looks unlikely because they claimed at T1 and there were only 9 then janhamhurg: so ns must keep playing dia rmb1: I suspect a pass is missing? andreasw: yes and N-S reach Q jeanhari: diamond 7 asking for spade yo_yo: so Charlsen seems to be worth another bid lestergold: no spade lead in the open room.. K andreasw: :) andreasw: so 6 E-W here:) jillan: apportion the blame: the players should have known in which pos they were supposed to sit, the viewgraph organizer should have known, etc etc jillan: how many tricks gang?.. T roky79: I can support you with german comment if you like :-) athene: east never gets in to stick the Q through, and even if he did, declarer would have no reason to cover first time othered1: I don t get lucky when I lead their suit. But it s very likely declarer won t read the position without help. athene: so this is going to play fairly happily for declarer athene: he will beaver away at the majors othered1: back seems best here lasu: nˆ yttˆ s kotipeliltˆ jos vetˆ ˆ hertta maskin.. K copeyj: note the J at T1 from Gold copeyj: tells his partner exactly what was going on in that suit rmb1: I suspect EW did not bid after 3 ralfwil: peter has to be under pressure now bjurn: 8, I think jillan: where there is 8 there is 9 jillan: an old Swedish saying... antoniz: i tak bˆ dzie do koˆ ca:):) yuval10: he must know about the singel to know how to evaluate his hand.. A haans: 9 pls.. 3 peachy: NS conv card /documents/files/may/womensteams/bulgaria/ pancheva-yaneva.pdf ady: this line cannot really work ady: needs to play a trump and hope defence goes wrong rmb1: I don t think he can play to make, just trying to make as many as possible ryskiel_: witamy Leszka Sztyraka - tegorocznego

15 dru ynowego wicemistrza Polski (Mr govia).. J marlowepi: if LHO does have QJx of diamonds there is still the spade king onside possibility.. 8 marlowepi: i dont see this failing marlowepi: but then i dont see my own failings either:) odysseus69: yes since WEst has at least 8 major cards playing diamonds looks natural janhamhurg: can we call that a profesional play simon? andreasw: if Trine(Binderkrantz) had made the right lead:) jillan: Think Peter will find it a bit difficult... yannis3012: hi all.. 5 april7: 5 imps peachy: EW card documents/files/may/womensteams/netherlands /Pasman-Simons.pdf h_karluk: what i see W did not xfer Walddk1: Welcome Giannis.. 2 yannis3012: hello ronald andreasw: still andreasw: rimstedt could not guess the.. Q ryskiel_: no i z [posi kˆ w mamy danie g ˆ wne - Marcin Le niewski - witamy othered1: Declarer is picking up information here, which points to all the strength being on his left boedhy: hello all rado: kalispera.. K mdgraham: crunch point - has to ruff high - or are hearts 3-3 all along? lestergold: well club finesse not looking good now rnmalik: Fair observation... 6 ralfwil: and could have known it after a 4 from N Walddk10: Hi Ruud copeyj: i would imagine so.. 2 jillan: must discard his hearts and keep all D and they are blocked jillan: Peter is Fredin of course othered1: West isn t done being endplayed here. yannis3012: kalispera rad.. 6 copeyj: :) iyer7550: basic lessons. never lead away7 from a tenace holding. vugraphznm: srry +2 yuval10: big swing for Sweden either he makes or not.. 8 yuval10: and he ll make, of course lechcold: mo na by o Fucikowi zabraˆƒ to karo lechcold: i by aby nadrˆ bka h_karluk: and East s N was off shape april7: sorry,6 imps.. J copeyj: Townsend-Gold defended extremely well in a match yesterday janhamhurg: a pair that played sucessfully in bejing as well copeyj: most definitely jameslee 2: K copeyj: i hope he doesn t try to underlead his K to partner s (non existant) 10 copeyj: the thing is copeyj: he knows townsend has either K or Q of copeyj: i think copeyj: so whichever it is copeyj: he can beat the contract by playing K and another janhamhurg: may be the queen of dia wasnt the right card earlier copeyj: although i suppose if townsend had dry Q left declarer could ruff high and then crash the honours copeyj: so maybe that is not true jameslee 2: he must be thinking all his posibilitys janhamhurg: 5 imps is the difference here of making or -1- alot for a harmless looking 2 hearts mlodygda83: trochˆ to trwa o, ale ci gnˆ li co trzeba mlodygda83: nasi po multi pewnie zagraj z rˆ ki N othered1: Hi, Ruud! jillan: It seems closer to 9 than haans: do wrong in :( rado: good defence and nice play by declarer too:) T lestergold: now has to endplay east odysseus69: yes this is fine as long as East has spade king marlowepi: he just has to knock out the diamond lestergold: well townsedn has left himself ith no other realistic option haans: :) marlowepi: club plays seem premature T ady: thats what north should have done last hand settled for down 1 in 3NT knowing e/w surely had game in spades boedhy: en endplayed he is haans: and soon! C finesse.. A jameslee 2: still

16 rnmalik: agree. haans: nope jeanhari: decl probably will go for the heart finesse boedhy: Hi Ed athene: when you have a strong balanced hand on this auction, as west does, you know it s not a question of whether you get endplayed, but how often :) boedhy: You already talked about the importance of this match for both teams? athene: nope othered1: turns out, I think, that a lead from his longer major would have been more effective and given less information away boedhy: if you look at the score board both teams played not so good against the other top teams Board 20 this/total IMPs NS: Austra EW: Israel - 11 o 3 x S c 4 W K J Q J 4 3 Q9 3 2 K J A J 5 4 Q4 2 W N S E 5 A 8 6 K106 A AQ K N: Kubak W: Frydrich Open E: Gelbard S: Felderer W N E S 1 p 1 2 p 3 X p p p #1 W:: K,3,A,5 #2 E:: Q, 3, J,4 #3 S:: A,3,2,5 #4 S:: 6,4,7,9 #5 E:: 6,5,K,2 #6 W:: 2,4,8,T #7 S:: 7,8,Q, 2 #8 N:: 5,7,K,3 #9 S:: 8,J, 4, T #10 N:: 7,,, ady: party score in spades best e/w 9 tricks easy..1..p..1 suketbombi: a partial in Major for E_W but may get a bit high suketbombi: east does not know the wastage W likely to bump in to 4 which can go 2dn a ruff also comming thru..2..p..3 ady: often best to play in decent 6 card suit that has some support rather than 4-4 when the for card suit may be forced to trump early....p suketbombi: true in this case but many a times the 5/6 card wud give discards in the side suits and make it more profitable davidb: no clear rule -depends on suits quality & others ady: this is very tight if west passes suketbombi: dont understand the logic of this pass..p..p.. K

17 ady: start with 3 rounds of spades davidb: wow.pass is an alternative in pairs.. A.. 5 ady: sorry forgot south has sing spade.. Q J A ady: in CR west opened 1 and e/w were down 1 in K T ady: an overtrick.. Q K J T.. 7 suketbombi: yes and 3 X makes witha an ot here Board 20 this/total IMPs NS: Israel - 11 EW: Austra o 3 x S c 4 W K J Q J 4 3 Q9 3 2 K J A J 5 4 Q4 2 W N S E 5 A 8 6 K106 A AQ K N: Schwartz W: Grumm Closed E: Bamberger S: Sheinman W N E S 1 p 1 2 p p 4 p p p #1 N:: 2,6,A,8 #2 S:: 6,2,J,7 #3 N:: A,8,T,3 #4 N:: 4, 9, K,9 #5 E:: T,6,3,2 #6 E:: 5,A,4,7 kippari: tommonen rivakka 4 olis ollut kotona jaapfr: y indeed coffee break time Walddk4: showtopic=39931&st=0& entry if you want to read why the match Russia-Netherlands yesterday finished 18-2 andreasw: miss guessed* spooky: you need Kxx of at least, and no 2 direct losers, so a very pure hand, I think it s to much Yuval lesniak: :):) antoniz: nazwiska pary NS zosta y odtajnione, brawo:) mlodygda83: wiˆ c potencjalne +10, bo wist mo e pˆ j ˆƒ w kiera peachy: opening lead was good, surprised they switched when got in haans: yep switching cost haans: rehi all vugraphznm: Sorry connection lost

18 haans: np :) haans: but this deal played? vugraphznm: 4s north haans: rehi Raija peachy: rehi Hans, spectators peachy: This is not board 4 peachy: or is it haans: this is the board we left long time ago haans: must have been bid and played haans: +1 rmb1: 3NT-4 on bd2 was a sacrifice against 4S+1 :) +2 IMPs ady: weak 2 opening from West h_karluk: just opener hand 4441 andreasw: 4 look s fair here yo_yo: not many preempt with 2 aces so 1 opener coming up? andreasw: i wont win tho athene: ah yes sorry you said the teams were 5th and 6th i apologize boedhy: seems like a decent result 1nt making janhamhurg: operator? what happened? another dia?..1! iyer7550: advantage of precision 2 cl Walddk1: Operator please insert scores on board 1 and 2 manually h_karluk: 4 may lose on a lead haans: opening by W harder for opps to find spade ruff yuval10: it s minimum Gerbrand :)..p marlowepi: it heralds a long match when you hold 31 HCP including all aces and three kings and you have to sweat to make 4NT..1! lestergold: indeed copeyj: 1 - Nat or balanced jameslee 2: seems they could make a club trick yuval10: how come it s too much then? rmb1: Not very weak at this vulnerability othered1: But not in your detail. Really, since both teams have already assured qualification, scores against other qualifiers carry forward to the finals. Thus the result here will have... othered1: meaning in the overall final result. kippari: ikˆ vˆ n nˆ kˆ inen jako:)..2 skollie: 1 polish, 1 usually negative ryskiel_: mia em jednak dobry wywiad...domagam sie komplementˆ w odysseus69: Justin unusually silent over 2D in Open room..p lestergold: both sides can make 3 of a amjor janhamhurg: please!! janhamhurg: thats wrong for sure vugraphznm: They claimed after ace of heart mlodygda83: no cˆ, przebieg wypadkˆ w przewidzia em le, ale wynik dobrze kippari: saas nˆ hdˆ mihin koneet pysˆ htyvˆ t..p skollie: 1 two way bal or strong with janhamhurg: they claimed-? not possible he claimed 8 tricks rmb1: The only play is to play through Ax, but declarer guessed wrong as to which defender had that holding yuval10: you can also have KQJX and A spooky: It s so Pure, partner might continue with a less Pure hand... jillan: 1NT or 2H end game? antoniz: Rysio jeste niezast piony antoniz: czujˆ, e zagraja 4pik odysseus69: double is pass or convert..4 skollie: 1 waiting and EW will play in 2 Walddk4: I now hear that an appeal brought back 2 VPs to both teams, so they only lost 3 each april7: an impossible 5 contract to make, because of no access to dummy for finesse, except EW leads sometime april7: 4 or 5 now!!! april7: good idea also 3 NT copeyj: 1 here showed 4+ i think copeyj: and 2 natural reverse copeyj: no idea why Florin isn t bidding copeyj: either at his first turn or his second vugraphznm: yes he did and i cuold nt hear explanation janhamhurg: ok- that looked funny kamyk: my lˆ, e to wcale nie by taki atwy wist - Adam musia dowiedziec siˆ, czy partner ma K, czy K iyer7550: this should be a push board i think. ryskiel_: gdy zawodzi glowa to zwˆ rka pikowa ady: n/s can make 5 kippari: 3NT?..p mdgraham: nice comprehensible auction skollie: if NS pass throughout bogier: trudno komentowaˆƒ wirtualne zagrania na tym stole Walddk1: ebl/2010ostend/default.asp for convention cards and other useful information yuval10: many possibilities antoniz: +1 rmb1: South thinks he has a spade stop, or perhaps North has shown a partial spade stop. West will disabuse them

19 h_karluk: and say not led, hard to find safe parking place to his losers boedhy: yes Ed and both need a good result to have some change the coming days othered1: Scores against teams that did not qualify are irrelevant to the finals. yannis3012: :-)..p marlowepi: what was double? lesniak: dobrze ze adam wygral 5 karo- nie bylo to takie jasne- i byc moze zostalo zagrane na mniejsza szanse??? vugraphznm: we should be fine now - thanks for patience - enjoy lesniak: dosyc plaskie to rozdanie nawet jak cezary wstawi K pik to obroncy nic nie moga mu zrobic ralfwil: is easts hand worth a 3-raise with 8 points and 4333? not for me! ralfwil: including 2 jacks yuval10: yeah i agree, i think 2 would ve been enough haans: common bidding lestergold: must be values..p copeyj: 2 prolly gf asking jameslee 2: 5 other room see if they get there too rnmalik: now are -2. copeyj: 7 of Townsend s 10 points are in perfect place (K and A ).. 2 rnmalik: Would you bid 3 in E? a simple 2 imo. iyer7550: wonder what 2 was supposed to mean vugraphznm: W laughing ady: south just hoping some spade honor in north hand or a blockage janhamhurg: so 1 spade denies a 4 card major.. 6 andreasw: only beating lead is jeanhari: cards well placed for EW, will probably make 8 tricks iyer7550: yes north will get thrown in all the time. jeanhari: declarer considering if it is safe to play an heart jeanhari: but will be his most obvious play for the 7th trick iyer7550: hearts is the best suit to attack. iyer7550: will be a push board. ralfwil: as I said NO! yuval10: playing trump as quickly as possible is the key for the def. here athene: NS could have made some clubs here boedhy: some 6 teams have scores around the 140 VP s after 9 matches and both Estonia and the Netherlands are around the 100 after 8... odysseus69: no pass with hearts (agree unlikely here) or bid 2s with spades.. A lestergold: so far hard work and only a few specks of blood here and there april7: after 1 opening 3 could have also a good bid asking for a stop in, but S wanted to try for more with this hand!!! april7: a possible lead 10 of????? janhamhurg: so 1 dia shows hearts and 1 heart shows spades ryskiel_: mˆ czyzna! antoniz: skuteczne szleˆ stwo:):) athene: but tricky to get into the auction when the hand with the shortage in opps suit (north here) doesn t have the points othered1: How would you get in? lasu: Norjan joukkueesta puuttuu tˆ nˆ vuonna Hellnees - Helgemo pari mutta tasoa Norjassa riitt ˆ ˆ. Hoftaniska on tuttu niille suomalaisille jotka ovat pelanneet Rovaniemellˆ tai... 8 lasu: Saariselˆ llˆ koska hˆ n asuu Vadsˆ ssˆ. kippari: kyllˆ tˆ ssˆ pelattavaa riittˆ ˆ odysseus69: doesnt matter a jot here but if West is giving count then I am sure that the right way is to play 2nd highest lechcold: nie jest to wielki kontrakt lechcold: ale ma zaletˆ yo_yo: i tend to open 1 and rebid 4 with that west hand christinas: I imagine both teams expect to be at the top of the group. 3 vps can turn out quite expensive.. 6 jaapfr: still Denmark heading (51-37?) jaapfr: after 3 rounds rmb1: Sweden will be pleased to make game here. Not so clear on a major-suit lead andreasw: yes not easy maybe Trine could have made a move in bidding rmb1: Normally West leads J in this position, fourth highest :) h_karluk: interesting point, prev deal E also had 12 with a stiff andreasw: now this should win yo_yo: The Welsh team have had a good season yo_yo: They won the prestigious Spring Fours here earlier this year h_karluk: in case let to table maybe in a good day jaapfr: Dutch took 7 bids and OR 2 bids to both

20 end in 2 :).. 2 christinas: Funny that it took 4 rounds of bidding to reach 2. At many tables it will probably go 1-2 all pass skollie: meanwhile NS can t make anything with 25 HCP between them - they can t even bid christinas: NS has 25 hcp combined and still cannot make anything of significance jaapfr: you seem to agree with us Christina:) christinas: but still a bit surprising that none of the two NS pairs intervened lesniak: rozdanie sie zaczyna komplikowac... janhamhurg: and the x on 1 spade shows SPADES copeyj: well done april7: 5NT was last chance for a makable contract, very good decision by Auken.. J jameslee 2: yes good 5 yuval10: and N does well to do it right away in trick 2 kippari:.. 7 copeyj: amazing lead h_karluk: i mean to ten (hand) sry april7: completely missunderstanding.. A jillan: sometims I think there is a hickup, Bjˆ rn Fallenius is a quick player yuval10: 1NT + 4 is a remarkable score by EW in the OR bjurn: one does not often gain IMPs when getting that many overtricks christinas: I type too slowly. I will go put my baby asleep since you take the words out of my mouth anyway:) brb.. 8 jaapfr: x christinas: Blakset in teh S seat bids rather aggressively - He could have bid 2, but too risky if Jansma had a good hand with such a lousy suit lesniak: jesli teraz S zagra trefla to cezary jest faworytem do wppadki:( lesniak: bo zabije asem dojdzie kierem- na karo wyrzuci trefla liczac ze N bije od 2 piko lub singlowej Damy antoniz: we mie 10lew kamyk: to ile lew odda? lesniak: a jesli to s bije to tez moze od 2 pikow lub sing damy othered1: South hand is a very ugly overcall of 2 in my eyes and after that NS are done. boedhy: 2 after 2 maybe some artifical meaning janhamhurg: 5 heart works as well.. T copeyj: erm copeyj: no it doesnt janhamhurg: 4 sorry copeyj: jameslee 2: unbid suit! yuval10: to be honest i can t really see how they got so many tricks lasu: uppariin kaatuu.. 3 kippari: -Q jillan: He claimed at trick 2 yuval10: i bet he didn t claim bjurn: not gonna bet against u :) iyer7550: despite the ruff contract is in no danger. h_karluk: now sp hook and pitch dia loser h_karluk: however still 2 and a club losers there yo_yo: that duck at trick 1 seems wrong to me jillan: gotr a D lead and a heart return and claimed.. 4 yannis3012: declarer will not spend much time on this board siince the contract is safe.. 9 rado: mo q running and overtricks rado: now lesniak: na drugim stole rozgrywajacy zabil 1 lewe w stole i zrobil impas pik mareczek: tak, ale wtedy jakby N wzi na dame i powtˆ rzy kiera... mareczek: a potem pikiem b d karem doszed S i zagra w trefla to lezy yuval10: Russia picked 5 on board 2, playing 1NT undoubled andreasw: then play a to ace and back copeyj: v 4 i play A and another.. K lasu: nyt jos pelaisi hertta rouvan ja tulisi peitto niin nikkarilla pˆ ytˆ ˆ n ja alettaisiin rummuttamaan ristiˆ niin eikˆ siinˆ olisi kotipeli.. 9 copeyj: pitch copeyj: i assume? andreasw: this should win h_karluk: defenders would have no difficulty to set it lasu: etelˆ varastaisi mutta pˆ ydˆ ssˆ oleva hertta 2 olisi yhteyskortti.. T lesniak: przeciez as karo juz zszed :( rado: so some imps for Hollanf.. 6 rado: Holland ryskiel_: witamy Krzysztofa Martensa.. 3 snetram: Witam wszystkich kibicˆ w.. 2 val44: cz Krzysiu.. 5 spooky: EW play Bergen raises according to their Convention card, so he probably saw 4 trumps... A lasu: nyt on pieti ns saa vˆ kisin kaksi valttia

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