Winston-Salem to host sectional bridge tourney

  • Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Our friends in Winston- Salem are hosting a sectional tournament from July 19 to 21.

It will be held at the Home and Garden Center at the Coliseum Complex, 421 27th St., Winston Salem 27103.

Sessions are at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Sunday Swiss Teams are at 10 a.m. Ray Murphy, partnership chair, can be reached by calling 1-336-403-8377.

Scores at our 5 table Howell movement Evergreen game were close, as usual. The results given on Friday were changed with the discovery of several scoring errors.

The winners were: First, Betsy Bare and Gloria Bryant; second, John and Myrnie McLaughlin; and tied for third/fourth, Pat Featherston and Dick Brisbin and BettyBonner Steele and Stella Shadroui.

This week’s board is No. 9 from Friday’s game. E/W vulnerable, North dealer

This hand belonged to the E/W pairs but all bids in a suit went down. The only bid making was 3NT+2. How did they find the bid and how did they make it?


S Q 7 3

H J 8 7 5 4

D 8

C Q 6 5 3

West East

S K 6 S 9 4 2

H A K Q 8 6 2 H -----

D J 7 6 5 D A K 3 2

C K C A J T 8 7 4


S A J T 8 5

H T 3

D Q T 9 4

C 9 2

The winners at the Tuesday Women’s Club game were: First, Dick Brisbin and John McLaughlin; second, Pat Macon and Betty Bills; third, Harold and Carol Winecoff.

We look forward to you joining us.

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