Published 12:00 am Monday, June 18, 2007

N. American pairs game set for TuesdayA North American Pairs duplicate game will be held Tuesday evening at the Salisbury Woman’s Club. Game time is 7 p.m. Higher master points are awarded in this competition. Entry fee is $5.
Loyd Hill and Roger Means placed first in the Howell-movement game last Tuesday evening.
Other winners were: Phoebe Beard and Billy Burke, second; Lucy Brown and Ellna Simpson-Elton, third.
This was the deal on Board 7 from Tuesday’s game:
South dealer, both sides vulnerable.
K 9 7 J 10 7
u J 10 8 6 3
Q 8
A 10 5 Q J 8 6 2
A 9 6 5 K Q 4 3 2
u Q 9 4 u K 2
9 4 3 2
4 3
u A 7 5
A K J 10 7 6 5
The Brown/Elton pair played a three hearts contract, making four, for the best E/W score on this deal.
Steve Moore and Dick Brisbin fulfilled a three no trump contract for the top N/S score.
Becky Creekmore and Herb Diefes scored high overall and first E/W in the Evergreen Club’s June 8 game. Jan Metz and Helen Comett tied for first place N/S with Ruth Bowles and Marie Pugh.
Other winners were: N/S ó Toni Iossi and Roger Means, third; Linda and Dick Euler, fourth. E/W ó Myrtle Brandon and Betsey Bare, second; Milton Almond and Wayne Pegram, third; Betty Bonner and Clyde Steele, fourth.n n nBilly Burke is ACBL, Life Master director of the Salisbury Woman’s Club weekly duplicate games.