Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 31, 1975 · Page 9
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August 31, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 9

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9A ~ s^s^^ [Your pridgework By Jackie Wilcox South dealer. Neither side vulnerable. North 4 A ¥ J 8 6 4 · A 10 8 3 2 4 Q J 5 West 4 J 8 6 2 ? A 10 9 3 2 · 5 4 A 8 4 East 4 K 10 9 5 4 ? 7 · K J6 4 10 9 6 2 South 4 Q 7 3 ¥ K Q 5 · Q 9 7 4 + K 7 3 The bidding: South pass 9 nt £ 111 pass West pass pass pass North 1 · 3nt East pass pass Opening lead: Deuce of hearts. Last year an article appeared in Popular Bridgde in which Edwin Kantar reported on hands played during the 1974 Bridge Week in Los Angeles. Over 8,000 tables of bridge buffs competed in the tournament and Kantar was the declarer in today's deal. North's questionable raise to three no- trump was based on his confidence in Kantar's play of the hand. West's lead of the heart deuce (instead of his fourth highest) indicated his inability to count. Kantar commented that one of them was right. On the opening lead declarer played low from the board and East's seven forced the queen. Next came a diamond to the ace and a diamond back, covered by the jack and queen. West discarded the deuce of spades. A third diamond lost to the king as West pitched a heart. East exited with a spade to dummy's ace. Declarer then played a fourth diamond, both opponents shedding spades leaving this position: North 4- . ¥ J 8 6 + 10 4 Q J 5 West East 4 J 4 K 10 9 ¥ A 10 9 ? - · - ' ' * 4 A 84 4 1 0 9 6 2 South 4 Q 7 ¥ Q5 , A 4 K 7 3 Kantar ended with: "I led the queen of clubs which was allowed to hold. I continued with a second club/which East won and exited with a third, setting up a long club for East. Now I was helpless, as West could always get to East with a spade. Had West won the first club I would have made the hand as I would have been able to set up my ninth trick in hearts. Worse, If after winning the queen of .clubs I had played my good diamond, discarding a heart, West would have been strangely squeezed in three suits." There will be a Bid and Made Club Championship two-session Swiss Team Event on Sept. 13 at Morris Harvey Student Union Cafeteria on the second floor. The first session will begin at 1:45 p.m. and the second session at approximately ; 6:45 p.m. Entry fees are $20.00 per team · with a free meal provided between ses- · sions. If you need additional information contact Marion Welsch at 346-3880. . LAST WEEK'S wlniMTI BRIDCETTE CLUB 1. Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Snider, Jr. 2. John Cayton and Harry Welsch 3 Mrs. Roy Monroe and Mrs. Austin Miller 4 Mrs J. M. Murrin and Mrs. John Kester · 5-6 Mrs. Clarence Young and Mrs. L. G. Markham 5-6 Mrs. Charles Lemon and Mrs. W. J. Wischmann MONDAY NIGHT DUPLICATE 1 Bob Singleton and Tom Moore 2. Jade Wyalt and Mrs. Harry Welsch 3-4 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey 3-4 Coy White and T. B. Legg EASY ACES NORTH-SOUTH 1 Mrs Russell Van Cleve and Mrs. W. J. Wischmann " 2. Mrs. Carl Samples and Mrs. Clarence Young 3. Mrs. R. D. Keightley and Mrs. L. G. Huston EAST-WEST ' l Mrs. W. D. Roll and Mrs. R. P. Rogers ' 2. Mrs. K. H. Hill and Mrs. W. L. Pyle 3. Mrs. Mae Wethered and Mrs. J. G. Miller NOVICE GAME 1 Mrs J. H. Hoge and Mrs. Russell Van Cleve . 2 Mrs. R. P. Rogers and Mrs. W. D. Roll 3. Mrs. C. P. Walker and Mrs. A. W. Summers NORTH-SOUTH 1 Jade Wyatt and Robert Bailey 2. John Cayton and Coy White 3. Neil Cohen and Ken Coghill EAST-WEST 1 Bob Allen and Jim Morrison 2. Dora Grubb and Lyle Saftes 3 Alma Perry and Tom Moore UNIT GAME 1. Jade Wyalt and Link Young 2-3 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey 2-3 Ed Maier and Jim Morrison 4 T B. Legg and Coy White 5. Mrs. M. L. Brown and Oval Carney Week of August 31 SUNDAY - Sunday N ight Duplicate - 7 p.m. - Public Inviled. Morris Harvey College Unioa MONDAY - Bridgette Club - 10:30 a.m. - Home of Mrs Harry Welsch, 901 Wllkie Drive. Public invited. Monday Night Duplicate - 7:30 p.m. - Home of Mrs. Harry Welsch. Public invited. TUESDAY - Tuesday Night Duplicate. - 7:30 p.m. Public invited. Morris Harvey College Union WEDNESDAY - Easy Aces - 10:30 a.m. - 214 D. Street, So. Charleston, dosed. West Virginia State College Duplicate - 7:30 p.m. New Dormitory. Public invited. THURSDAY- Novice Game- 10:30 a.m.-- Home of Mrs. Harry Welsch. Public invited. · FRIDAY - KVBA - 7:30 p.m. - Morris Harvey Col- ^SATURDAY*"- Bid and Made - 7:30 p.m. - Home of Mrs. Harry Welsch. Public invited. Bookmobile Slates Stops in Fayette FAYETTEVILLE - The Fayette County bookmobile will visit these communities this week: Tuesday -- Powellton, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Kimberly, noon to i p.m.; Smithers, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday -- no run. Thursday -- Glen Ferris, 9:4? to 10:15 a.m.; Boomer, 10:30 a.m. to noon; Charlton Heights, 12:30 to 2 p.m.; Falls View, 2:10 to 3 p.m. Friday -- no mn. CMEXDAIY 1*10; SUNDAY 1-7 -OS'BOTT* 497 ^f i DOM SERV1HG «ESH COOK *« TELEPHONE DELUXE POCKET CALCULATOR Electronic No Moving P"rt« ! TOOTHPASTE Operates on batteries or AC w/optional COMPUCHRON Jatch 72" Instant digital time, dot. Pushbutton read-out! LABOR DAY STORE HOURS 10 A. M.-6 P. M. ·j

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