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Congratulations were extended to Charles Bost of Kannapolis at our weekly duplicate game last Tuesday evening at the Salisbury Woman’s Club. He has advanced to Gold Life Master, a rank that requires more than 2500 Master Points.
Becky Creekmore and Marie Pugh placed first in the March 4 game.
Other winners were: June Evans and Billy Burke, second; Charles Bost and Tom Dance, third; Steve Moore and Loyd Hill, fourth.
This was the deal on Board 25 from Tuesday’s game:
North dealer, only E/W vulnerable.
NORTH
«J 9 6a 10 9 7 4 3
u J 8 3
¨ K 10
WEST EAST
« 7 5 2 « 8 4 3
a Q J 2 a A 8 6 5
u A 10 6 5 u K 9 2
¨ A J 8 ¨ 9 7 4
SOUTH
« A K Q 10
a K
u Q 7 4
¨ Q 6 5 3 2
Myrnie and John McLaughlin played a two spades contract, making three, for the best N/S score on this deal.
The Creekmore/Pugh pair made the top E/W score, defeating their North opponent’s three no trumps contract three tricks.
In the Evergreen Club’s Feb. 29 duplicate game, Carol Bachl and Judy Gealy were high overall and first N/S. Hope Davis and Harriet Bolstad placed first E/W.
Other winners were: N/S óBetty Bonner and Clyde Steele, second; Fern Albrecht and Nancy Stanback, third. E/W ó Roslind and Hall Steele, second; Myrnie and John McLaughlin, third.
Join us each Tuesday evening at 7 for enjoyable bridge fellowship.n n nBilly Burke is ACBL, Life Master director of the Salisbury Woman’s Club weekly duplicate games.

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