Salisbury’s annual Dogwood Bridge Tournament is scheduled for March 28-30 at the Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. Open pairs games are at 1 and 7 p.m. on Friday; 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and Swiss Teams game at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Dick Euler is tournament chair and Loyd Hill will handle partnerships.
Gloria Bryant and Wayne Pegram placed first in the club championship duplicate game last Tuesday evening at the Salisbury Woman’s Club.
Other winners were: Stella Shadroui and Marie Pugh, second; Margaret and Charles Rimer, third; Betsy Bare and Myrtle Brandon, fourth.
This was the deal on Board 8 from Tuesday’s game:
West dealer, neither side vulnerable.
«K Q 6a 10 6 3 2
u Q 4 2
¨ K Q 10
« 3 « 10 8 7 5 4 2
a K Q 7 9 8 a 7 5
u 9 8 7 u K 5
¨ J 9 7 3 ¨ A 5 4
« A J 9
a A 4
u A J 10 6 3
¨ 8 6 2
Linda and Dick Euler played a three no trumps contract, making five, for the top N/S score on this deal.
The Bryant/Pegram pair got the best E/W score since their N/S opponents played a three diamonds contract, making three.
In the Evergreen Club’s March 14 duplicate game Ruth Bowles and Marie Pugh placed first N/S and high overall. Steve Moore and Loyd Hill placed first E/W.
Other winners were: N/S ó Lucy Brown and Jane Cutrell, second; Stella Shadroui and Becky Creekmore, third; Linda and Dick Euler, fourth. E/W ó June Evans and Joe O’Brien, second; Betty Bonner and Clyde Steele, third; Myrnie and John McLaughlin, fourth.
Bill Hall was a first-time player, pairing with his sister, Phoebe Beard.n n nBilly Burke is ACBL, Life Master director of the Salisbury Woman’s Club weekly duplicate games.