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Highlights of the AGM.

John Dobinson elected chair, Gillian Clegg Vice Chair, Bob Jackman Secretary and John Forest Treasurer.  Hilary and Philip Richards elected to the committee.

 

Subs remain at £5 but table money rises to £2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play of the Week?

Board 20 from 17th January

When this hand was played, east was the declarer, either in three No Trumps or four Hearts.

Every East made eleven tricks, except one who only made ten.

The opening lead in this case was a diamond and the contract was three No Trumps.  A quick count showed that following the favourable lead, there were three Diamond tricks, three, possibly four Heart tricks and at least on club trick and at least one Spade trick.  A successful Spade finess would add to the number.

So, the first trick was won in hand and a low Heart to the Queen followed.  A low spade to the ten was won by South who lead a diamond.  Winning on table, another low spade followed to the Qyeen and King.  Another Diamond was returned, luckily not a Spade.  A low Club to the Queen knocked out the Ace and eventually the King of Clubs took the Jack, so promoting the Ten.  Ten tricks, loosing two Spades and a Club.

I assume everyone else took the view that a suit, with length missing the Ace Jack was more likely to produce tricks than one missing the King Jack without any length and they were right.

One of my bottoms.

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Latest Results

Results for 23rd are now in.  Well done to John and Ann followed jointly by Colin and Sue and Bob and Mary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hand of the night

I have had a number of technical problems in displaying a hand and contract in this box over the past few weeks so try looking in the "Hand of Week" page.
Click here.

Results
23rd May 2017
Normal Tuesday Duplicate
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman
16th May 2017
Normal Tuesday Duplicate
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman
9th May 2017
AGM pairs
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Latest Results

Results for 23rd are now in.  Well done to John and Ann followed jointly by Colin and Sue and Bob and Mary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hand of the night

I have had a number of technical problems in displaying a hand and contract in this box over the past few weeks so try looking in the "Hand of Week" page.
Click here.

Results
23rd May 2017
Normal Tuesday Duplicate
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman
16th May 2017
Normal Tuesday Duplicate
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman
9th May 2017
AGM pairs
Director: Bob Jackman
Scorer: Bob Jackman