Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin
Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 21, 2016
Just a quick note from St Augustine, Fla. I thank you Dick for allowing me the freedom to take a break with family.
1. Register for and come to the Salisbury Senior Games Duplicate Bridge game at Trinity Oaks on Monday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. Registrations can be made with Phyllis Kluttz. Her contact information is online, and
2. Line up your partners for the Dogwood Sectional Tournament to be held March 11-13 at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.
Our Friday, Feb. 12 Evergreen game was well attended. Our winners: N/S First, Carol Bachl and Judy Gealy; second, Andra Cozart and Jan Glover; third, Anna and David Goff; E/W First, Fern Albracht and Christy Cline; second, John and Myrnie McLaughlin; third, Maureen Busse and Loyd Hill.
Our featured hand is # 5 from the Feb. 12 game
N/S vulnerable North: Dealer
S K Q 6 3 2
H 7 5
D A 5 2
C A K 9
S 7 S A 9 8 5 4
H A T 9 4 2 H K Q 8 6 3
D K J 9 D Q
C 7 5 4 3 C T 8
S J T
D T 8 7 6 4 3
C Q J 6 2
The Goffs had the best N/S score bidding 1NN making 4, while Pat Featherston and Anita Graham had the best E/W score bidding and making 4HE*
Tuesday at the Women’s Club game the winners were: First, Dick Brisbin and Marie Pugh; second, Ruth Bowles and Loyd Hill; tied for third/fourth, Nancy Brandt and Tom Johnson with Maggie Canup and Betty Bills.
Look forward to seeing you all soon.