Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 23, 2009

We will not have a duplicate game next Tuesday Evening at the Salisbury Woman’s Club due to the Myrtle Beach Regional Tournament which is scheduled for Dec. 28-Jan. 3.
Details are in the November District 7 News.
Gloria Bryant and Wayne Pegram placed first in the Club Championship game.
Other winners were: Phoebe Beard and Carol Bachl, second; Dick Brisbin and Steve Moore tied with Stella Shadroui and Loyd Hill for third.
This was the deal on Board 19 from Tuesday’s game:
South dealer, only E/W vulnerable
«8 2Ş A K 9 8 5
u 4 3
¨ J 10 3 2
« A J 5 4 « K Q J
Ş Q 10 2 Ş J
u K 10 2 u A Q 9 6 5
¨ 9 7 6 ¨ A K Q 5
« 10 9 7 3
Ş 7 6 4 3
u J 8 7
¨ 8 4
Myrnie and John McLaughlin defeated their East opponent’s six diamonds contract one trick for the best N/S score on this deal.
The Brisbin/Moore pair played a three No Trumps contract, making five, for the top E/W score.
In the Evergreen Club’s Dec. 18 duplicate game Stella Shadroui and Betty Bonner Steele took first place.
Other winners were: Marie Pugh and Ruth Bowles, second; Myrnie and John McLaughlin, third.
The Evergreen Club’s next game will be Friday, Jan. 8.
– – -Billy Burke is ACBL, Life Master director of the Salisbury Woman’s Club weekly duplicate games.