Local bridge by Myrnie McLaughlin
For all of you seeking points there are two sectional tournaments of note: Southern Pines is hosting a NLM sectional Sept. 27-29 and Morganton is hosting a sectional Oct. 4-6. For details, visit mabcbridge.org
The Winecoffs’ class Friday, Sept. 27 will be a review of Standard American bidding basics and beginning in October, 4 NT bids and responses will be covered.
Carol wants to know if anyone would be interested in having a short lesson, about 20 minutes long, prior to the Tuesday Women’s Club games. Let me know of any interest and I will let them know.
Winners at Evergreen were: First, Dick Brisbin and John McLaughlin; second, Marie Pugh and Ruth Bowles; third, BettyBonner Steele and Betty Bills; fourth, Jean and Loyd Hill.
Our board is No. 19 from Friday, Sept. 13. Wade Lowder and Marvin Query were best N/S bidding and making 4DS. BettyBonner and Betty made the best E/Wscore bidding 4HW making 5.
South dealer with E/W vulnerable
S J 9 7 5 3 2
H 7 6 5
D 8 5
C 5 2
S A T 8 6 S K Q 4
H K J T 8 2 H Q 9 4
D A 6 4 D T 2
C 6 C Q J 9 8 3
H A 3
D K Q J 9 7 3
C A K T 7 4
Women’s Club winners were: First, Harold and Carol Winecoff; second, Dick Brisbin and Marie Pugh.