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Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin

Over the past few weeks our Salisbury games have been smaller than usual. Many of our players, as encouraged to do so, took advantage of the Charlotte Regional and the Winston-Salem Sectional.

Many of them earned points to advance their ACBL standing. Tournament play is exciting and challenging and often makes players want to compete in more bridge.  Congratulations to all who “took the plunge.”

We are ready to welcome all of you back to our local games, charged up and ready to win.

Friday, Nov. 6 Evergreen game winners were: First, Dick Brisbin and Pat Featherston; second, Margaret and Chuck Rimer; third, Joe O’Brien and Genny Mozolak; and fourth, Stella Shadroui and Maggie Canup.

Featured is board #13 from Nov. 6     All vulnerable     North Dealer

NORTH:

S  3 2

H  Q 9 5 3

D  J 9 4

C  Q J T 9

WEST:                EAST:

S  9 6 5                 S  A K T 7 4

H  J 8 H              A 7 6

D  K 8 D              A Q 6 2

C  A K 6 5 4 3      C  8

SOUTH:

S  Q J 8

H  K T 4 2

D  T 7 5 3

C  7 2

Chuck and Margart  Rimer had the best N/S score defeating opponent’s 6SE 2 tricks  while Stella Shadroui and Maggie Canup had the best E/W score bidding 4SE making 6. How would you play this hand to defeat 6S?

Tuesday, Nov. 10 Women’s Club game winners were: First, Marie Pugh and Loyd Hill; second, Wayne Pegram and Maggie Canup; third, Chuck and Margaret Rimer; fourth, Shirley and Ron Jeffers.

 

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