Stornoway Bridge Club

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Another last minute change of plans last week at the Bridge Club and instead of the SBU Easter pairs they played for the Hugh Halbert Individual Cup. There were 13 players so only one Rover which made it a very pleasant evening with not too much sitting out.

Board 2 was really interesting with North/South and East/West battling it out in spades and diamonds. 5D and 5S make but 50% of the opposition couldn’t resist bidding to the 6 level which no one makes, despite 11 diamonds E/W and 10 spades N/S.

In form last week were Norman MacDonald and Stewart MacDonald, with the next 6 places pretty competitive and all making above 50%. However, Norman stormed into the lead and held on to win with 67%. He only had 2 bottoms all evening and appreciated the support of nearly all his partners!

Stewart finished in second place with 61% and just sneaking into third place was Jenny Morrison with 55%.