Local bridge column

  • Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Friday at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center is bridge lesson day. Carol Winecoff, a very excellent teacher, is resuming her classes from 10 a.m.-noon. Here is a list of subjects to be covered and their dates:

Jan. 25: >2 level pre-emptive bids

Feb. 1: Weak 2s
Feb. 8: Michaelís Cue Bid

Feb. 15: Unusual 2NT
Feb. 22: Pre-emptive smorgasbord (this would be difficult if you missed the 4 previous lessons )

March 1: Pre-emptive Smorgasbord #2

We encourage anyone who wants to advance their game to attend and then stay to play in our 1 p.m. game to practice what you learned .

Last Fridayís Club Championship Game was won by the Harold Winecoffs; scecond place, Gloria Bryant and Wayne Pegram; third, Chuck and Margaret Rimer; fourth, Ruth Bowles and Marie Pugh; fifth, Carol Bachl and Judy Gealy.

On Tuesday our winners were: first, Harold and Carol Winecoff; second, Carol Bachl and Pat Macon.

There were several unusual hands played on Tuesday, Board #16 among them. This was the deal:

E/W vul W dealer

S A 9 7 6
H K J 4
D A 8 6 2

C 6 4
West East
S K J S 4 3 2

H 6 2 H A T 9 8
D 9 D K Q J T 7 5

C AKQT9532 C ---------

S Q T 8 5
H Q 7 5 3
D 4 3
C J 8 7

The McLaughlin/Rimer pair defeated their West opponentís 5C one trick for the best N/S score. The Winecoffs made their 3NT+3 for the best E/W score.

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