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Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin

Just the facts

I have been missing in action for the past week due to the wonderful winter flu and don’t want to spread the wealth. This article is just a report on the games played with a featured hand included.

Thanks to Ron Jeffers for directing the Jan. 5 Evergreen game. There were 8 tables in play.

Winning were: N/S 1st Fern Albracht and Ron Jeffers, 2nd Tom Johnson and Nancy Brandt (1st in B), 3rd Ron Caudle and Don Webster;

E/W 1st Pat Featherston and Dick Brisbin, 2nd visitors Judy and Fred Weber, 3rd visitors Charles and Marnie Buchta.

Featured is board # 15 from this game N/S vulnerable South dealer


S  Q J 7 5

H  A 7 2

D  A 6 4 2

C  Q 8

WEST:          EAST:

S  6 3             S  T 8 2

H  J 6 5 3      H  K Q 9

D  K 9 7        D  Q T 8

C  T 7 3 2      C  A K 6 5


S  A K 9 4

H  T 8 4

D  J 5 3

C  J 9 4

Anita Graham and Joe O’Brien made 3S for the best N/S score while Jean and Loyd Hill made 3C for the best E/W score.

Many thanks to Dick Brisbin for running the Tuesday January 9th Women’s Club game. Winners in this game 1st Georgia Sorensen and John McLaughlin, 2nd Judy Gealy and Carol Bachl, 3rd Wayne Pegram and Dick Brisbin, 4th Patsy Reynolds and Lawana Ford

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