Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 6, 2016

A Flurry of Bridge Activities

Many special games have and will occur in the next two weeks.  The Rowan-Salisbury Senior Games, Silver Arts Duplicate Bridge contest was held Monday, Feb. 29.

We had great attendance including five new duplicate players in competition. Winning N/S Gold, John McLaughlin and Pat Macon; Silver, Wade Lowder and Georgia Sorensen; and Bronze, Tom Johnson and Nancy Brandt;

E/W Gold, Joy Hamilton and Rosemary Sokolowski; Silver, Chuck and Margaret Rimer; Bronze, Renita Richie and Anne Palmer. Thank you Trinity Oaks and Phyllis Kluttz for a fine afternoon.

Please note that there will be no Evergreen game on Friday, March 11. Our Dogwood tournament will begin at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. There will be two sessions March 11, at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.; on Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and Sunday Swiss teams at 10 a.m.

Winning the Friday, Feb. 26 Evergreen Game: N/S First, Nancy Brandt and Tom Johnson; second, Ron Jeffers and Anita Graham; third, Toni Iossi and Maggie Canup; E/W First, Pat Featherston and Dick Brisbin; second, Pat Macon and Patsy Reynolds; third Chuck and Margaret Rimer.

Featured is board # 10 from that game    All vulnerable   East Dealer


S  A T

H  K Q 9 6 3

D  Q J 2

C  K T 7

WEST:                            EAST:

S  Q J 9 7                         S  K 8 4 3 2

H  A J 8 4 2                    H  T 5

D  A                                  D  T 7

C  A 9 8                            C  J 6 5 4


S  6 5

H  7

D  K 9 8 6 5 4 3

C  Q 3 2

We are having success using our BridgeMates at the Tuesday Women’s Club game. Tuesday, March 1 our winners were: First, Dick Brisbin and Pat Featherston; second, Wayne Pegram and Everett Halsall; third, Judy Gealy and Pat Macon; and fourth, Nancy Brandt and Tom Johnson.

Come join us. The more the merrier!

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