Orlando, Sunday 23 September 2018

In match seven of the Junior Triathlon Teams Championship Poland Girls faced USA U26; the match from the beginning to the end was favorable for the americans, who ended up by winning 65 to 4.

Board 13 Dealer North. All Vul

A Q 8 7 5 4 3

A K 9 5 3
4
J 6 2
Q 7 5
10 8 6 2
A 8 5

K J 10 9 8 2
7 4
Q 10 9 7 2
K 10 9
A 6 4 3
Q J
K J 6 3
West North East South
Ciunczyk Dhir Zalewska Weingarten
1 21 32
Dbl 53 6 6
Pass Pass Pass

1 Hearts and a minor suit 5-5 or better

2 Good raice

3 Exclusion Blackwood.

Opening Lead: J

Over the lead declarer showed his cards and claimed all tricks.

In the other room the auction was:

West North East South
Harper Zareba Schwartz Suchodolska
11 2 3NT
Pass 4 Pass 4NT
Pass 5 Pass 6
Pass 7 Pass Pass
Dbl Pass Pass Pass

1- Polish club: 12-14 balance or 17+ unbalance or 18+ balance

Opening Lead: A

The defense cashed the ace of club and finished, 17 IMPs for the USA team. Maybe the story would have been different if the opening lead had been to East.

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