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Final 2007 game held
Stella Shadroui and Steve Moore placed first in the special Unit Championship duplicate game last Tuesday evening at the Salisbury Woman’s Club. We will not have a game on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Other winners in the Unit game were: Jan Glover and Patty King, second; Betsy Bare and Myrtle Brandon, third; Myrnie and John McLaughlin, fourth.
This was the deal on Board 22 from Tuesday’s game:
East dealer, only E/W vulnerable.
NORTH
«J 7 5 4 2a J 10
u Q J
¨ 10 7 4 3
WEST EAST
« Q 8 « K 10 9 3
a A K 9 7 a 6 5 4 2
u A K 7 5 2 u 3
¨ A Q ¨ K J 9 5
SOUTH
« A 6
a Q 8 3
u 10 9 8 6 4
¨ 8 6 2
Marie Pugh and Dick Brisbin played a four hearts contract, making five, for the best E/W score on this deal.
The Glover/King pair defeated their West opponent’s six no trumps contract three tricks for the top N/S score.
Ruth Bowles and Marie Pugh placed first N/S and high overall in the Evergreen Club’s Dec. 14 duplicate game. Myrnie and John McLaughlin were the top E/W pair.
Other winners were: N/S óBetsy Bare and Myrtle Brandon, second; Betty Bonner and Clyde Steele, third. E/W ó Becky Creekmore and Stella Shadroui, second; Roslind and Hall Steele, third.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!n n nBilly Burke is ACBL, Life Master director of the Salisbury Woman’s Club weekly duplicate games.

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