Dealer W / EW Vul
THe Egyptian EW played in the routine 3NT contract makng two over for a score of 660 to Egypt. In the other room the Egyptian NS stole the contact in 2 and went five down for a score of 250 to England. This resulted in a swing of 9 imps to Egypt, but it was not quite enough to catch England.
In the semi-final England will face Indonesia who beat Belgium in one of the other quarter-finals. England start with a carry-over of 14.5 imps. The other Semi-final is berween Poland & USA2.