On Monday Evening nine full tables played a single winner movement. Adrian Williams & Don Prowse came first with 65.77 followed by Geoff Bennett & Helen Foster with 58.33. Alan Webb & Chris Cassin were third with 57.14; Mary Kerridge & Betty Pickard were fourth with 55.95; Jim & Nicky Bainbridge were fifth with 54.17; and Maxwell Kynoch & Malcolm Melrose were sixth with 53.87.
Carol and Geoff Davies retain their lead in the Summer Handicap, followed by Alan Webb and Chris Cassin with Ken Fernie and Pam Southern in third place.
On Tuesday afternoon of last week eight full tables were led by Brian Mawby & David Reed on 63.49. Jim & Nicky Bainbridge followed with 57.54 and third were Don Prowse & Brenda Berger with 56.35. Thelma Burton & Ron Woolgar came fourth with 53.17, and fifth were Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch with 51.59 closely followed by David Sanderson & John Crompton with 51.19.
Thursday Evening sessions resumed last week. Until the end of May next year there will be either a Friday Teams competition or a Thursday evening session in each week. Seven pairs played a single winner movement. Top of the form were Brian Mawby & David Reed with 79.17. At some distance Zena Hutchinson & Nicky Bainbridge and Ishar White & Sue Robards shared second place with 55.56.
On Wednesday Morning eighteen players practised opening and re-bidding strong balanced hands, and on Monday Morning fourteen players attended a workshop on Benji.
With two new members joining last week our membership has gone over one hundred and fifty for the first time!
We want you to enjoy playing bridge as much as we do so please let us know if there is anything that we can do to improve your enjoyment. We welcome your suggestions.