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County Duplicate Bridge Club

Fridays at the Elks Hall in Picton. Play starts at 12:30pm and newcomers are always welcome. For those wishing to gloat or drown their sorrows the Elks Lounge is open following play.

Picton Duplicate Bridge Club

The Picton Duplicate Bridge Club meets Mondays upstairs at the Picton firehall.  Play starts at 12:30pm with a playing fee of $3.00.  Newcomers are always welcome.

Alje's Friday Feedback

Board 23 is an interesting bidding and play problem. The first hurdle is to find the optimum 4♥ contract (only 4 pairs managed on Friday). Let’s assume that South and North pass throughout. West opens 1♦ and East responds 1♠. Now West has a small dilemma; she can’t bid 2♥ because that would be a reverse, promising at least 16 HCP. Rebidding her diamonds would promise a 6-card suit so that’s also out. That leaves 1NT. Assuming East-West do not play New Minor Forcing (which would make this hand a whole lot easier), East has only once choice over 1NT-- 2♥ (neither 2♠ nor 3♠ would be forcing). After that it’s likely to go 3♥ by West and finally 4♥ by East.  Any lead but a club presents an immediate decision – you can discard your 2 clubs on dummy’s diamonds but the only way to get to dummy is the heart Ace. And that means you can’t finesse in hearts (if the finesses loses, you know the next card you’ll be looking at is a club from North). Still, it’s clearly right to forego the finesse and get rid of those 2 clubs. Now you can lose 2 hearts and still make 11 tricks. But how do you get 11 tricks if the opponents start with a club (North winning)? You need a little luck but it can be done. You win whatever North returns after winning the club Ace and lead the heart 10. South must split his honours so you win the ace. You get back to your hand with a spade and now lead the heart 8. If South plays the 9 (playing the King or ducking is no better), you win the jack, return to your hand and lead the heart 2. With the 6-4 of hearts in dummy, South can score only 1 heart trick with his Q-5. Nicely played.

Results
24th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
20th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Scorer: Mike Mason
17th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
13th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Scorer: Laura Pierce
10th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
6th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bill Anderson
3rd Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Mike Mason
30th Jan 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Walter McGee
Scorer: Lita Field
27th Jan 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
23rd Jan 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bill Anderson
Calendar
27th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
3rd Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
6th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
10th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
13th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
17th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
20th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
24th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
27th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
31st Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
Results
24th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
20th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Scorer: Mike Mason
17th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
13th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Scorer: Laura Pierce
10th Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
6th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bill Anderson
3rd Feb 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Mike Mason
30th Jan 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Walter McGee
Scorer: Lita Field
27th Jan 2017
County Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bridgepad
23rd Jan 2017
Picton Duplicate
Director: Alje Kamminga
Scorer: Bill Anderson
Calendar
27th Feb 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
3rd Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
6th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
10th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
13th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
17th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
20th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
24th Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad
27th Mar 2017
Picton Duplicate
Picton Firehall 12:30pm
31st Mar 2017
County Duplicate
Picton Elks Hall 12:30pm
Scorer: Bridgepad