Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin
Jeffers and Brisbin Receive Awards
Lately I have been writing about irregularities occurring at our games. If you have recognized yourself in these articles I want you to know that the irregularities, not you, were the focus. These occurrences gave me ideas on what to write and I hoped the answers would be generally informative.
Friday, Jan. 23 was a Club Championship game with winners receiving higher points than usual. Winners N/S: First, Ron and Shirley Jeffers; second, Pat Macon and Judy Gealy; third, Dick Brisbin and Pat Featherston.
E/W winners: First, Georgia Sorensen and Loyd Hill; second, John and Myrnie McLaughlin; third, Christy Cline and Fern Albracht.
Winning pairs over-all: First, Ron and Shirley Jeffers; second, Georgia Sorensen and Loyd Hill,; third, and Myrnie McLaughlin; fourth, Christy Cline and Fern Albracht; fifth, Pat Macon and Judy Gealy.
Highlighted is board # 18 from the Jan. 23 game. N/S vulnerable East dealer
S Q 5
H J 8 7 3
D K 8
C K Q T 8 6
S K J 9 7 6 3 S A 4
H K 9 4 H Q 6 5 2
D 6 D Q T 7 4 3 2
C 5 3 2 C J
S T 8 2
H A T
D A J 9 5
C A 9 7 4
The Wayne Pegram/Maggie Canup pair had the best N/S score being the only pair to bid 3NN making 4. E/W Betty Bills and BettyBonner Steele defeated 4CN 2 tricks. Five out of seven N/S pairs bid Clubs with negative results.
Tuesday, Jan. 27 Women’s Club winners: First, John and Myrnie McLaughlin; second, Marie Pugh and Loyd Hill.
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