American Contract Bridge League District 16 SCORECARD Bridge News Bulletin for The Texas Regional Conference Dallas, Texas Volume 37, No 6 November/December 2005 Toni Snow Wins 2005 More Than 4,000 Oswald and James Bridge Players to Jacoby Service Award Converge on Dallas for Toni Snow received the 2005 Oswald and James Jacoby Service out with hospitality, new player services, etc. At the District level, she 11-Day Championships Award at the Dallas Labor Day has been chairman of the Scorecard By Marvin Migdol Bidding boxes are used instead Regional. The Jacoby Service Award is committee for many years. DALLAS-More than 4,000 of players verbally bidding. This given in memory of Oswald & Jim In addition to being general associate Jacoby. The annual award is given in chairman of the 2002 NABC, Toni Eric Snow presents the Jacoby enthusiastic bridge players from the way, intonation is not given. recognition of an individual’s chaired the Entertainment committee Award to his wife Toni Snow United States and several foreign Directors, who are like referees, outstanding volunteer service to and was responsible for selecting and countries will converge on the monitor play. District 16. negotiating the menu for each night’s Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion An estimated 10,000 tables are Since moving to Houston from after game snacks as well as the pre- 1998 Eric Snow, Houston for an 11-day tournament expected to be in play organized by Midland/Odessa in the mid-1980’s, game food for the Senior events. She 1997 George & Leah Olivarri, Corpus sanctioned by American Contract ACBL, which is headquartered in Toni Snow has actively volunteered her planned and contracted the nightly 1996 Howard Wilkins, Abilene Bridge League (ACBL). The Memphis, Tenn. After a steady loss time and energy culminating with co- entertainment and even wrote the 1995 Barry Hagedorn, Houston tournament runs from Thursday, in membership, ACBL has recently chairing the Houston 2002 NABC. She murder mystery skit that was 1994 Shirley Pagan, Corpus March 30 through Sunday, April 9, noted an increase. There are has been especially active in presented on Friday night. Now she 1993 Jacque Tucker, San Antonio has volunteered to help chair the 1992 Henry Baer, Dallas 2006. 160,000 members in the U.S., encouraging and teaching new players and is a frequent volunteer lecturer and upcoming 2009 NABC. 1991 Mary Williams, Austin It’s not every day that raw novices Canada, Mexico and Bermuda. mentor. Her humor and vitality make Past Oswald & Jim 1990 Gerrie Owen, Dallas can rub shoulders and play the most There are approximately 3,500 bridge fun and encourage new players Jacoby Award Winners 1989 Dan & Joan Morse, Houston challenging card game with world bridge clubs affiliated with ACBL. to have a good time and come back 2004 Betty Starzek, Houston 1988 Jim Downs, Houston champions. Actually, less Many bridge enthusiasts can also again. 2003 Al Lochli, San Antonio 1987 Judy Jacoby, Dallas experienced players usually feel play online in their computer, 24 Toni has served on the Houston Unit 2002 Scott Humphrey, Austin 1986 Cissie Horton, San Antonio much more comfortable competing hours a day, seven days a week. board as both a member and as an 2001 Tom Hughes, Fort Worth 1985 Sue Barber, San Antonio against those who have similar Some seek to have bridge take a officer. She has chaired and co-chaired 2000 Mary Ross, Corpus 1984 Ann Carb, Fort Worth skills. There’s something for every place at the Olympic table as a sport several tournaments and often helps 1999 Arlene Weingarten, Houston 1983 Joyce Cook, Houston level of play in Dallas. Seniors, of the mind. Bridge enthusiasts youngsters and those in between sometimes point out that the brain REMEMBERING ALAN TRUSCOTT can play from breakfast time until well past midnight. Indeed, there is as important as the muscles. Physicians have found that bridge will be numerous events for people playing stimulates the mind and can 1925-2005 with various numbers of masterpoints from 0 to well over help to ward off maladies such as dementia and senility or other loss Explanation of a Weird *Most advanced players would say If I had came in earlier to support 20,000. A masterpoint is an award of mental faculties. that E should not open 2C due to the my partner’s Hs, Bob would have Deal Is Most Likely lack of high card points. 1S would do likely bid 7 S. Note that there is a Grand for excellent play. There is no prize The same hands are played by to Be Logical nicely. West led the D A Slam to be made in either direction! money such as in poker or every duo or team and the By Marvin Migdol In his commentary, Alan Director Linda insisted that the deal blackjack. tournament scores how well a pair/ acknowledged that all bridge hands are was for real. It had not been rigged. In addition to many of the world’s team plays as compared with its NORTH equally likely-or unlikely. “In practice, The truth is that the hands were truly top players, business moguls such competition. Etiquette and S- a few rather abnormal hands are just a dealt by chance. My ex used to call as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, courtesy are emphasized. in the H AKJ9753 fraction more likely than the others.” them ghoulie hands. (A ghoul is some- D- celebrities such as Omar Shariff, and three such international events You can probably recall some weird 2- one who robs graves and feeds on scientists such as Dr. George annually, smaller tournaments and C K108641 suiters. Most Valley View pairs corpses.) WEST EAST Rosenkranz (aged Mexican founder individual bridge clubs. Some reached the unbeatable 7-S contract Anyhow, friends who I hadn’t heard S Q108642 S AKJ9753 with the E-W cards; some were from in many years called to say that of Syntex Corporation) are often professional players earn six-figure H- H- doubled. they had read the column. Could you seen at these bridge tournaments. incomes from clients. D A109753 D KJ8642 At our table, as shown, I chose to have remained silent and kept your The NABC will have a significant The Hyatt Dallas is close to the C Q C- combine some high strategy and a poker composure through such vul bidding. economic impact on Dallas. The West End, a fun area with great SOUTH expressionless face. However, I con- tournament is estimated to generate restaurants, entertainment and S- fess that I felt like falling out of my over $4.5 million in revenue for the shopping. Of course, Dallas is the H Q108642 chair at my partner’s two vulnerable NOTE: The bridge world was very DQ city. home to Neiman Marcus. overcalls over 2C from her right. saddened at the recent death of Alan The Championships are open to What’s that you say? You can’t C AJ9753 I declined to support my partner’s Truscott, who was bridge columnist for Both sides were vulnerable. I was N, the public and can be viewed at no play much because you have hearts until the 7 level. (In reality, there The New York Times for 41 years. He former wife Grace was S, Bob Powell was nothing I wouldn’t do for her; was also a great tournament player, charge. The public may join in the young kids? Affordable childcare was W and I forgot the lady who was nothing that she wouldn’t do for me. teacher and author. To avoid any copy- play for a nominal fee. Top-notch is available. Call (800) 467-1623. E. The bidding: We went through life doing nothing for right infringement, I’m going to para- bridge teachers/speakers will offer Hotel reservations for Dallas EAST SOUTH WEST NORTH one another.) phrase his column of June 23, 1984, game tips and a large display of ($129 at the Hyatt) can be made by 2C* 2H 3H Pass Bob (west) thought a while before about an actual deal at Dallas’ Valley bridge books and paraphernalia will calling (800) 773-5069. 3S 4C 4NT Pass doubling 7H, rather than bidding 7S. View, when it was located on the south- be available. Many players wear For ACBL and tournament 6D Pass 6S 7H He would likely take his D A and where west corner of LBJ and Preston. Linda Pass Pass Dbl. All Pass bridge or card garb. Players without information call (800) 467-1623. were his partner’s 2C points? Spangler was director that day. partners are matched up, generally Media inquiries can be directed to with a player who has similar skills. me at email@example.com WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BREAKING NEWS!!! AMERICAN CONTRACT BRIDGE LEAGUE DISTRICT 16 Bermuda Bowl: Silver Medal - District 16 Member Bob Hamman, Dick Freeman, Jeff SCORECARD Meckstroth, Nick Nickell, Eric Rodwell and Paul Soloway. Bronze Medal - Russ Bridge News Bulletin for Ekeblad, Fred Gitelman, Eric Greco, Geoff Hampson, Brad Moss, Ron Rubin. The Texas Regional Conference 4744 Alta Vista Circle Dallas, TX 75229-2919 Senior Cup: Gold Medal - Rose Meltzer, Garey Hayden, Alan Sontag, Peter Weichsel, Lew Stansby and Roger Bates. Transnational Open Teams: Gold Medal - Peter Schneider, Grant Baze, Piotr Gawrys and Marcin Lesnieswki. Silver Medal - District 16 Member Bart Bramley, Bjorn Fallenius, Warren Spector, Chip Martel and Roy Welland. For all the results please visit http://worldbridge.org/tourn/Estoril.05/Estoril.htm Page 2, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 Message from District 16 President NAP ANNOUCEMENT After consulting District 10 NAP Coord (Russ Jones) ACBL (Rick Beye) firstname.lastname@example.org. remaining tournaments this fall. Since District 16 Rep (Dan Morse) - District 16 will implement the following for Yearly, retired military police officers the last issue we have visited Wichita displaced bridge players: Players who qualified at the club level in District gather in one of the many cities in the Falls, New Braunfels, Abilene, Fort 10 and are planning to return will be given a pass through to the District 10 United States. This year’s reunion was Worth and Humble. In November we final in Jackson, Mississippi the second weekend in January, 2006 (per in Milwaukee, WI. Several weeks will visit Puerto Vallarta and then spend Russ Jones - confirm with him). Players living in District 16 who do not before departing for Wisconsin, I called Thanksgiving at the fall NABCs in plan to return or who wish to continue in Texas may use D10 club qualifier the ACBL and inquired about the Denver. to play in any Unit Final and, if qualifying, may advance to D16 final in San availability of bridge. I was in luck they In Wichita Falls, the attendance was Antonio January 14-15, 2006. Players who wish to do this should confirm were having the Milwaukee Fall Fest less than expected but that did not take with John Zilic. Players must make a choice and will not be allowed both Sectional. My wife and I played the away from a great tournament! Those options. This information should be posted so that all players affected Dewitt Hudson morning games and participated in a of you who did not attend missed a should have access to it. stratified team/pairs event. This event great treat. The members prepared all Days after Hurricane Katrina, Texas is really popular in that area of the types of refreshments – cakes, pies, was hit by Hurricane Rita. Several country. The purpose of this story is devilled eggs, sandwiches and brisket. Texas cities were severely damaged. In that when ever you plan to visit My compliments to the many cooks order to assist them, District 16 will another city call the ACBL and who came in shifts throughout the have STaC games December 12-17 with ascertain the location of the bridge tournament. I highly recommend all all proceeds going to rebuild the clubs. bridge players plan to visit the Wichita flooded bridge facilities. Please make a Dan Morse, District 16 Falls sectional in 2006. point of supporting these games so that Representative, and Bert Onstott, A visit to New Braunfels was a we, as a District, can help the damaged President of Unit 174 recently attend definite treat. Mayor Bruce Boyer was bridge clubs reopen as soon as possible. a Unit Growth Seminar in Houston. presented an honorary membership of Additionally, if you or any They both highly praised the efforts the ABCL prior to the Saturday organization would like to assist, you of Donna Compton during the seminar. afternoon session. He was surprised can send donations to District 16, Bank She shared many ideas with the to see so many of his constituents of America ATTN: Jose Castillo, 5295 participants and is currently helping playing in the sectional. Prior to South Cooper Street, Arlington, TX them to organize committees for attending the tournament, Mayor 76017. developing various growth programs. Boyer asked his mother advise about Realizing that 2006 is a couple of This seminar is sponsored by the playing bridge. In response, she said, months away, Sandy Campbell, ACBL and is currently free to the “bid 7NT and it will be doubled.” District 16 GNT Coordinator, would hosting unit. Contact Donna and get Thinking that this game sounded like for all units planning on on her calendar today at 214.373.7055 interesting, Mayor Boyer decided to participating in the GNT to provide or email@example.com. stay and kibitz the bridge. Both he and an email address to her. Sandy may be Elizabeth and I really enjoyed our the bridge players enjoyed their reached at 214.766.2571 or service and are looking forward to our afternoon together. BEST EFFORTS By Dick McLamore The early auction on the second and she had a red A for down one. The In 1987 or 88, my wife and I went to board was much the same, and after traveler revealed that 3 notrump had San Antonio to play in an ABA slightly less thought, North bid 3 no been bid and made at all the other tables. tournament. She was a beginner then. trump. This time dummy had a small As our score was being entered, The Mixed Pairs was played in a 9 doubleton, and his Q x x succumbed to “Emma Jean” said, “You know, partner, round, 3 boards a round format. We my wife’s (she was at his left) K J x x I don’t think I am getting your best were EW, and at the 7th round we came x and my A x x. She won another trick, efforts tonight”. to a table where North was a tall, thin so down two was the only EW plus man whose name I never learned, and score. South was a woman from Houston who The third board started in the now Attention!!! had been described to me as “the Emma familiar way. My spade holding was A Jean Hawes of the ABA”. I started K 4 2. Again, after some time, he bid 3 New Life Masters playing duplicate in Fort Worth in notrump over 3 diamonds. My wife When you become 1955, so this brought to mind expert led the spade 5, and dummy had 7.6.3. a Life Master play, together with constant calm and It had not been long since I had read Please send your picture to unfailing courtesy. the Mollo Menagerie episode featuring Scorecard, On the first board they bid hearts this suit alignment, so I had no 4744 Alta Vista Circle and the minors, and when South’s 3 difficulty in winning trick one with the Dallas, TX 75229 diamond call came around to North, he A, and leading the deuce at trick two had to decide whether to risk 3 without breaking tempo. North took or email to notrump with Q x x of spades. After care of the breaking tempo department, firstname.lastname@example.org long thought, he passed. South had J x but after a pause that made his earlier x of spades. Traveling scores were being ponderings seem brief, he played the used, and 3 notrump had been bid and 10. My wife’s J won, and her third made at every other table. and last spade gave us 4 spade tricks, Attention!!! Scorecard DISTRICT 16 TOURNAMENTS Photographers NOVEMBER Swiss Team Winners Dallas (Richardson) 3-6 Please arrange swiss teams San Antonio 3-6 with the 2 shortest players PUERTO VALLARTA REGIONAL 7-13 standing in the back and the Austin NLM (NEW LOCATION) 12-13 remaining two players sitting DECEMBER down in chairs in the front. San Antonio (Bailey’s) 1-4 Carefully label the players left Houston (B&G Studio) 299er 2-4 to right, back to front JANUARY Austin 5-8 San Antonio 13-16 Pair Winners D16 NAP Finals (San Antonio) 14-15 Please place players standing Harlingen 20-22 side by side with shoulders Richardson (Dallas) 26-29 touching. Carefully label the FEBRUARY players left to right. 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Other Upcoming Events 2990 Airways Blvd. The Scorecard Committee: Fall NABC (Denver) November 17-27 Send copy 38116-3847 Memphis, TNand ads to: Toni Snow, Chair, Ira Hessel, The Scorecard Spring NABC (Dallas) March 30-April 9 Annette McCarty, Scott Humphrey 4744 Alta Vista Circle Cavendish (Las Vegas) May 3-7 Dallas, TX 75229-2919 Postmaster: Send address changes to: The Scorecard Fax: 214.373.0370 http://www.d16acbl.org/d16sch.html E-Mail: email@example.com 4744 Alta Vista Circle Dallas, TX 75229-2919 Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 3 DISTRICT 16 NEW LIFE MASTERS Sibyl Bellview Milton Birmingham Juanita Buck Millie Dennis Edna Duggan Judy Edmiston Pete Hanson Nandial Khatri Baycliff Fort Worth Temple Kingwood Tyler Dallas Houston Sugar Land Martha Murphy John Overstreet James Simmons Nelda Terry Barbara Traphagen Lue Waddle Margaret Wallis Paul Wear Abilene Carrollton Kingwood Irving Fort Worth Dallas Weatherford Houston New Milestones Bronze (500 MPs) Life Masters Sibyl Bellview, Bacliff; Milton Birmingham, Fort Worth; Juanita Diamond (5000 MPs) Nancy Kornegay, North Richland Hills; Stephen Schwall, Houston. Sally Blewett, Beaumont; William Breslin, Katy; Sonia Bryant, Spring; Judy Byrne, San Angelo; Aural Davis, Election Time!!! Buck, Temple; Sue Davies, Dallas; Gold (2500 MPs) Dimmitt; Pepper Drebes, Laredo; Irene Millie Dennis, Kingwood; Diane Mary Bartley, Bullard; Jack Rollier, Faletto, Heath; Jerry Heckman, District 16 Dillman, Irving; Edna Duggan, Tyler; Allen. Beaumont; Margot Hirsch, Arlington; Board Elections Judy Corey Edmiston, Dallas; Mary Silver (1000 MPs) Mary Le Grand, Houston; Kathryn Farley, Fairview; Peter Hanson, Anna Box, Fort Worth; Christoph Eick, Locke, Midland; Margaret Lowry, Houston; Nandial Khatri, Sugar Land; Houston; Michael Estep, Hurst; Pampa; Barbara Nance, Bryan; Caron District 16 Board Elections will be held during Mary Kocurek, Austin; Martha Shirley George, Austin; Margaret Peck, Arlington; Marge Rambo, the District Board Meeting at the Houston Regional Murphy, Abilene; John Overstreet, Gregory, Abilene; E. Patricia Hefner, Sweeny; Virginia Reinier, Joshua; on Saturday, February 11, 2006 Carrollton; James Simmons, Stafford; Alice Hendry, Dallas; Melva Jennifer Stocker, Austin; Joyce Stone, Kingwood; Nelda Terry, Irving; Keil, Houston; Dorothy Lohn, Denton; Marti Tinnerstet, Iowa Park. Barbara Traphagen, Fort Worth; Lue Richmond; Richard Miller, Mission; NEW LIFE MASTERS If you are interested in running for a position Waddle, Dallas; Margaret Wallis, Jimmy Reynolds, Arlington; Marcia Please send picture to Scorecard, please contact your District Board Unit Representative Weatherford; Paul Wear, Houston; Joy Varel, Dallas; Natalie Wernet, 4744 Alta Vista Circle, Dallas, TX Sharon Wilson, Stratford. Houston. 75229 or firstname.lastname@example.org Dallas Unit 176 Board Nominates Six Candidates Political advertisement paid for by Dallas Unit 176 The Dallas Bridge Association, ACBL Unit 176, announces its slate of candidates for the upcoming election of Unit Board Members. The election will be held at the Dallas 2006 Winter Sectional, January 26-29, 2006. The Voting Booth will be open ONE HOUR before each session. Bob Butterfield Mary Jane McGinnis Therese Milford Kevin Pheiffer Kevin Podsiadlik Charlie Price BOB BUTTERFIELD Metropolitan Dallas volunteer (serving corporate career concentrated on playing again. My hope that we all can earned Bachelor’s, Master’s, and I was born in Ruston, Louisiana. as a member of Agency Review Panels teaching custom computer software to provide both a high level of respect and Doctorate degrees at Texas A & M – My family moved to Pascagoula, and of the Stewardship Review end udders. Teaching has been a competition for our opponents. Commerce in the field of education. Mississippi when I was 10 years Committee). Now that I am retired, I fundamental part of my life. Inspired Professionally, I am an architect for a While I was a student there, I old. I attended undergraduate and have the time to give back to the game by my daughter, I have become an firm that specializes in designing com- participated in the National law school at the University of that has come to mean so much to me. ACBL accredited bridge teacher and I mercial interior office spaces. My day Collegiate Bridge Championship. Mississippi. Since 1968 I have I believe our Unit should work hard to am pursuing teaching bridge in our local job allows me to strategically solve Shortly after graduation from college practiced law with the law firm of get new players involved in the game schools. complex problems for clients. While at I earned my Life Master’s in bridge. Gardere Wynne & Sewell LLP, a and ensure that they have positive, I truly love playing bridge and enjoy the bridge table, I have an opportunity After a fifteen year hiatus from large regional firm based in Dallas. I enjoyable experiences when they play teaching others this great game! to solve (and create) other types of bridge I resumed playing in the early was a partner of the firm from 1976 at clubs and tournaments. I am willing KEVIN PHEIFFER problems. 1990’s. I served on the board of until earlier this year when I retired to use my experience to try and make I was born in Ohio, and have been But it is just a game, and in my humble Unit 176 for six years and was and became “of counsel” to the firm. that happen. living in the Dallas area over 40 years. I opinion, both the club and unit games president for one year. I was I have been married to my wife MARY JANE MCGINNIS started playing bridge as a teen while in should always be structured with the president of District 16 for one year Julie, who is also a duplicate bridge I have lived and taught school in high school. I even played a bit at the intention of providing a collegial FUN and served as the financial player, for 34 years. We have two Dallas for 33 years. I began playing Dallas area club level in the early 70’s, atmosphere. I will do what I can to chairperson for the Dallas Spring adult children, a daughter, Laurie, bridge in college, but have only become and as you may not have hears, things provide that atmosphere to our new- National tournament in 1996. I and a son, Bill. active in duplicate bridge since 2000. I were much different in the clubs level comers. served as Executive Secretary for the I began playing duplicate bridge have served on the DBA board since then. Thank God for today’s Zero Tol- KEVIN PODSIADLIK District 16 board for several years. about 15 years ago and played July 2003. Since beginning my term, I erance Policy…) It’s hard to believe, but it was 20 years Five years ago, I retired from the regularly for three years. After a have been successful in starting an After college, I played very infre- ago when I played in my first ACBL Texas public school system after several year hiatus while my children after-school bridge program at Hillcrest quently, until thirteen years ago, when tournament, under the guidance of my thirty years as administrator and were still at home, I began playing High School in DISD. If re-elected, I I started playing weekly with friends. high school’s Spanish teacher. Need- moved to the Lake Texoma area with again regularly about 3 and ½ years would like to see more programs started Eventually, through the urging of a less to say, I was hooked right there. my wife Melanie. I am now a ago. I love the mental challenge in all of the Dallas area high schools. friend, I decided to set serious about Since that time, including the past nine Professor of Education at presented by bridge as well as the THERESA MILFORD developing my bridge skills. I took years here in Dallas, bridge has given Southeastern Oklahoma State opportunity to enjoy the company Growing up in a card playing family, some lessons, started studying and play- much to me, and it is time for me to give University living in the southern area of other players. I learned to play bridge as a child. The ing duplicate bridge passionately. something back. It would be an honor of Sherman. I have been an active community tradition of playing bridge is strong I really enjoy the competition and the to serve on the unit board during such Bridge has been very good to me volunteer throughout career, serving throughout my extended family. As a camaraderie at both the clubs and tour- an important time as this spring’s and I am eager to return to the service on the Board of The 500 Inc. (of result, I have been playing bridge for nament levels, but initially there were NABC tournament. of the unit. If elected I promise to which my wife and I were President), over 30 years. some considerations about the friendli- CHARLIE PRICE do my best to represent the best the Dallas Theater Center, My personal goal is to teach the game ness, rudeness from duplicate bridge I began playing bridge in college in interests of all members of the unit. Shakespeare Festival of Dallas and of bridge to others. While working on players. Old or new news, some people Weatherford, Oklahoma, in the middle Gryphon Players, as well as being a Computer Science and then an MBA still carry that image with them. I even 1960’s. Following a stint in the Navy, VOTE...VOTE...VOTE! an active United Way of degree, I tutored other students. My had that image embedded until I started I moved to Commerce, Texas, where I Page 4, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 Dallas Labor Day Regional August 30-September 5, 2005 Tues Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Wed Eve Strat Swiss Teams C Wed Eve Strat Swiss Teams A Wed Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Wed Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Caroline Baumann & Jean Townsend Barbara Chang & Shirley Ashby Larue Stott & Dorsey Shaw Janet Adams & Sandra Marlin Betty Smith & Marge Irvine Ruth Green & David Begin Colin Chang & Clifford Kent Howard Tureff & Ann Roberts Kurt Brescoll & Mike Marlin Patsy Williams & Edwyna Testerman Wed Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Thurs Strat Swiss Teams B Thurs Strat Swiss Teams C Thurs Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Fri Morn Compact KO Teams Daksha Adhia & Robin Johnson Evelyn Smith & Kathleen Midkiff Diane Dillman & Sue Rowe Nancy Harralson & Norma Edsel Margot Hirsch & Linda McDaniel Sandra Parker & Bob Arnett David Pennington & Jan Hart Connie & Ray Booth Lue Waddle & Adele Hudgins Mark Hatten & Bryan Morgan Fri Eve Strat BAM Teams A Fri Eve Strat BAM Teams B Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Sat Bkted KO Teams III Jessica Comeau & James LaFountain Mark Craiker & Dorsey Shaw Shaun Chooi & Mark Hupert Ruth Green & David Begin Pat Jortner & Mark Craiker John Zilic & Miachael Dalton Catherine Tucker & Douglas Tucker Brady Allen & Mark Lombard Jo McDaniel & Dick Erdenberger Doug Tucker & Don Merry Melody Euler-James La Fountain, II-Barry Schaffer, Frisco 2. Alan Stout, A4/5.B3. Steve Birnbaum-Tom Pearce- Temple-Jack Lacy, Round Rock-James AR-John Sutherlin, Dallas-Tobi Bob Butterfield, Dallas-James Esker, Thurtell, Dallas 3/4. Marcia Powell- Sokolow, Austin-Derrell Childs, Richardson C1. Roy Booth-Connie Gary Powell-Jerry Bigler, Austin- Garland-Greg Hinze, San Antonio- Booth, Duncanville-Diane Dillman, Patricia Lozano, San Antonio 3/4. S Nagy Kamel, Plano 3/4. Jack Irving-Sue Rowe, Fort Worth C2. Kohan-Tarek Radjef, Dallas-David Borenstein, Dallas-Steven Kastner, Jacqueline Fetzer-Donna Maddox- Horner, Carrollton-Marcus Poe Jr, Plano-Ned Nolte, Fort Worth-Jim Betty Kyle Moore-Eleanor Lipscomb, Plano Bkt II 1. Edwyna Testerman, Clark, Double Oak 3/4. Shyanne Houston C3. Karen Franklin, Rowlett- Longview-Patsy Williams, Gilmer- Merritt-Marcia Hansen, Plano-Gay Betty Ellis-Pat Lewis-Carol Rieger, Sat-Sun Bkted KO Teams II Margaret Irvine, Plano-Betty Smith, Schleicher, Richardson-Hilda Lacher, Rockwall. Fri-Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Wed Eve Strat Swiss Teams B Dallas 2. Sue Vaughan, Rockwall-Mary Dallas. Thurs Zip KO Teams 1. Larry Mark Bumgardern & Nancy Korneygay Murray Berger, Nick Nolte Earley, Allen-Shirley Gregory, Thurs Bkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Davis-Louis Sachar, Austin-Thomas Bill Staats & Hugh Hillaker Jack Borenstein Richardson-Kay Cointment, Dallas 3/ Alan Stout, AR-Tobi Sokolow, Austin- Corlett, Waco-James LaFountain, Steve Kornegay & Kimmel Jones Kevin Podsiadlik & Jim Clark 4. Charles Gibson Jr,-Burt Kifer- John Sutherlin, Dallas-Greg Hinze-Ira Temple 2. Doug Couchman, Arlington- Steve, Nancy, Hugh and Kimmel James Lilly (Inset) joined also won Sun Compact KO Teams Bkt I Dorothy Bedford, Arlington-John Hessel, San Antonio-Nagy Kamel, Joe Clark-Mary Ann Stewart, Dallas- the above team to win the Thurs Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Willett, Grand Prairie 3/4. Gail Plano 2. Shawn Quinn, Richmond-Joan Michael Purkiss, DeSoto. Kevin & Jack also won Simpson-Helen Cash-Gladys Barley, Jackson-Petra Hamman, Dallas-Nancy Fri Compact KO Teams 1. Bryan Irving-Gay Anderson, Garland-David Sat Zip KO Teams Wichita Falls-Malcolm Barnebey, Passell, Plano 3/4. Marilyn Arnold, Morgan, Dallas-Mark Hatten, Taylor, FL 3/4. Edward Greene, Dallas- Plano 5/8. Oleta Looney-Verdie White- San Antonio-Derrell Childs, Garland- Carrollton-Margot Hirsch, Arlington- Betsy Berg, San Antonio-Delinda Tues Bkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Bonnie Blankinship-Monica Mitchell, Hemant Lall-Justin Lall, Plano-Michael Linda McDaniel, Denton 2. David Verner, Abilene-Charles Raines, Katy Chris Compton, Dallas-John Zilic, AR 5/8. Loni Christensen-Bettie Reed- Dalton, Carrollton-John Zilic, Houston Begin-Ruth Green-Jo McDaniel-Dick 5/8. Sue Vaughan, Rockwall-Evelyn Houston-Michael Dalton, Carrollton- Ann Lewis, Dallas-Marjorie Kidd, 3/4. Fran Beard-John Fisher-Bobby Erdenberger, Georgetown 3. Philip Smith-Kathleen Midkiff, Temple- Colby Vernay, IL-Barry Schaffer, Plano Bkt III 1. Robert Arnett, Wolff-Judy Kay-Wolff, Dallas Bkt II Duterme, Bellaire-James Nichols Jr, Mary Earley, Allen. Frisco-Martha Stewart Lucas, GA 2. Houston-Sandra Parker, Sugar Land- 1. Ned Nolte, Fort Worth-Jim Clark, Sugar Land-Joyce Garner, Pearland- Fri Eve Strat BAM Teams A1. Mark Bumgardner, Carrollton-Bill Daksha Adhia, Missouri City-Robin Double Oak-James Lilly-Kevin Irene Baker, Houston 4. Charles James LaFountain, Temple-John Zilic, Staats, Southlake-Stephen Kornegay- Johnson, Kingwood 2. Charlene Podsiadlik-Jack Borenstein-Murray Grimes, Midland-Irene Oppenheim- Houston-Michael Dalton, Carrollton- Nancy Kornegay, North Richland Hills- Goodman, Flint-Edna Duggan, Tyler- Berger, Dallas 2. Scott Young-Martha NJ-Charles Raines, Katy-Jerry Jessica Comeau, Grand Prairie A2. Pat Hugh Hillaker, Grand Prairie- Kimmel Roger Ellingson-Connie Ellingson, AR Young, Dallas-Mym Young-Clay Carmichael, Wylie. Cassidy, Arlington-Linda Spangler, Jones, Euless 3/4. George Trenholm- 3/4. James Nichols Jr, Sugar Land- Young, NC 3/4. Marcia Joy Varel- Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Mark Duncanville-Jack Lacy, Round Rock- Bob Friz, Leonard-B Tyson, Plano- Barbara Babbitt-Joanne Chadderdon- Milton Aston-Carol Nicoud-Joanna Bumgardner, Carrollton-Bill Staats, James Thurtell, Dallas A3. Emily Jeanne Kretz, McKinney 3/4. Ann Ann Blohm, Houston 3/4. Jacqueline Kaspar, Dallas 3/4. Larry Davis- Southlake-Hugh Hillaker, Grand Leake-Brenda Baker, Tyler-Betty Roberts, Garland-Howard Tureff- Fetzer-Donna Maddox-Betty Kyle Patrick Long-Louis Sachar-Robert Prairie-Kimmel Jones, Euless-Stephen Kirkwood-George Kirkwood, Lindale Dorsey Shaw, Plano-Larue Stott, Dallas Moore-Eleanor Lipscomb, Houston 5/ Donathan, Austin 5/8. Mickey Tryon, Kornegay-Nancy Kornegay, North A4.B1. Catherine Tucker, Dallas- Bkt II 1. David Begin-Ruth Green- 8. Carol Scott-Elizabeth Hutchison- Arlington-Nelda Terry-Dorothy Richland Hills 2. Eric Snow-Toni Dorsey Shaw-Douglas Tucker, Plano- Caroline Baumann-Jean Townsend, Ken Quinton-Jeri Quinton, Fort Martin-Mary Baxter, Irving 5/8. Joyce Snow-George Fox-Carolyne Fox, Mark Craiker, Carrollton A5.B2. Louis Georgetown 2. Willie Bumgardner, Worth. Klein-Benjamin Klein-Irene Baker, Houston 3/4. Martha Stewart Lucas, Sachar-Larry Davis-Robert Donathan- Bedford-Bill Osborn, Frisco-Randolph Wed Eve Strat Swiss Teams A1. Houston-Joyce Garner, Pearland Bkt GA-Alexander Kolesnik-Eddie Bass- Patrick Long, Austin B3/5. Patsy Worsham-Helen Worsham, Dallas 3/4. Ann Roberts, Garland-Howard Tureff- III 1. Lue Waddle-Norma Edsel-Adele David Sokolow, Austin-Chris Walters, Fort Worth-Virginia Reinier, Ginger Rhamey, Murchison-Helen Dorsey Shaw, Plano-Larue Stott, Hudgins-Nancy Harralson, Dallas 2. Compton, Dallas 3/4. Melody Gann- Joshua-Ann Kennemer-Robert Shaw, Athens-Sylvere Luquette-Wilma Dallas A2. Bob Friz-George Trenholm, Millicent Wear-Paul Wear, Houston- William White, Arlington-Annette Kennemer, Burleson B3/4.C1/2. Luquette, Van 3/4 Joan Thorne-Joann Leonard-Jeanne Kretz, McKinney-B James Simmons-Frances Simmons, McCarty-Jay Gibson, Lewisville Bkt Bonnie Shea-Cecil Parsons, Plano-Anne Court, OK-Terry Manz-Carol Manz, Tyson, Plano A3.B1. Ned Nolte, Fort Kingwood 3/4. Shirley Ashby, Dallas- II 1. Brady Allen-Shaun Chooi-Mark Brown-Bob Ingebritson, Carrollton B3/ Amarillo 5/8. Bobbie Grier-Robert Worth-Jim Clark, Double Oak-James Colin Chang-Barbara Chang, Arlington- Hupert-Mark Lombard, Dallas 2. Doug 5.C1/2. Florence Bergbauer-David Hall-Daniel Dwyer-Mary Ann Hall, Lilly-Kevin Podsiadlik-Jack Clifford Kent Jr, TN 3/4. Jim Harp- Couchman, Arlington-Joe Clark, Clegg, Dallas-Glenda Cooper, Abilene 5/8. Charles Morse-Nancy Borenstein-Murray Berger, Dallas Rolly Steen-Mark Shekter-Jim Farmer, Dallas-William Garrard Jr-Donna Carrollton-Roland Cooper, Plano C3. Morse, McKinney-Glen Tolle-Ann A4.B2.C1. Shirley Ashby, Dallas-Colin Dallas 5/8. Winford Boyd-Janice Boyd, Garrard, Irving 3/4. Edwyna Roger Marlatt-Barbara Babbitt-Joanne Tolle, Plano Bkt III 1. Stephen Chang-Barbara Chang, Arlington- Euless-Joe Dean-Donna Dean, Keller Testerman, Longview-Patsy Williams, Chadderdon-Ann Blohm, Houston. Hibbard-Glen Terrell-Penny Mixon, Clifford Kent Jr, TN A5. Grady Fuller, 5/8. Elizabeth Smith, Whitehouse-Ola Gilmer-Marion Fink, San Antonio- Fri Zip KO Teams 1. Louis Sachar- Arlington-David Pearlman, Trophy Kennedale-Leonard McCormick, Fay Anderson, Tyler-Carol Walliser, Margaret Irvine, Plano-Pearl Patrick Long-Larry Davis-Alexander Club-Stewart DeJournett, North Leander-Gail Wells, Plano-Michael Chandler-Martha Taft, Lindale. Weinstein, Dallas 3/4. Ann Tolle-Glen Kolesnik, Austin 2. Charles Richland Hills 2. Ronald Neben-Ann Walrath, Keller B3.C2. F Partin-Karen Thurs Eve Strat Swiss Teams A1. Tolle, Plano-Charles Morse-Nancy Maccracken, TN-Bill Wittmann, CO- Couch, Fort Worth-Arthur Wikoff, Partin-H Joe Perry, McKinney- Gary Powell-Marcia Powell-Jerry Morse, McKinney 5/8. Gloria Krauter, Patty Holmes, NV-L Snyder, Crowley-Barbara Jones, Cleburne 3/4. Suzanne Perry, McKinney C3. Ann Bigler, Austin-Patricia Lozano, San OK-Gay Roach, Nacogdoches- Richardson. Susan Trimble-Bill Trimble-Bob Case- Bailey-Hal Noelke, Mertzon-Joy Antonio A2.B1. Evelyn Smith-David Randolph Worsham-Helen Worsham, Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Bart Barbara Meiners, AR 3/4. Doloris McKenzie-Smith-Pamela Gladysz, Pennington-Jan Hart-Kathleen Dallas Bkt III 1. David Begin-Ruth Bramley-Judy Bramley-Sidney Eldredge, Rowlett-June Price, Heath- Fort Worth. Midkiff, Temple A3.B2. Bob Scallan, Green-Jo McDaniel-Dick Erdenberger, Lazard, Dallas-Colby Vernay, IL-Barry Bonnie Barker-Phyllis Savell, Dallas. Thurs Bkted KO Teams 1. Chris Dallas-Mimi Zavitkovsky-Patricia Georgetown 2. Roy Booth-Connie Schaffer, Frisco 2. David Horner- Wed Bkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Compton, Dallas-Martha Stewart Rose, Dallas-Suresh Agrawal, Rowlett Booth, Duncanville-Diane Dillman, Michael Dalton, Carrollton-Stephen Sandra Marlin-Mike Marlin, KY-Kurt Lucas, GA-Ira Hessel, San Antonio- A4/5. Gregory Ingolia-Jamie Ingolia- Irving-Sue Rowe, Fort Worth 3/4. Sinclair-Hua Yang, Plano 3/4. Alan Brescoll-Janet Adams, Mansfield 2. Marcus Poe Jr, Plano-Colby Vernay, Ralda St Pierre-John Erickson, Houston Marlow Muldoon-Joyce Muldoon, Stout, AR-Tobi Sokolow, Austin-Ira Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 5 Dallas Labor Day Regional August 30-September 5, 2005 Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt IV Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt V Sat Eve Strat Swiss Teams A1/2 Sun Compact KO Teams Bkt II Sun Eve Swiss Teams A David Buck & Milt Birmingham Gay Czikora & Bonnie Shea Martha Lucas & Buddy Bass Zachary Brescoll & Sandra Marlin Marilyn Arnold & Buddy Bass Joe Kosanda & Renee Franco Jim Harp & Rolly Steen Chris Compton & David Sokolow Kurt Brescoll & Janet Adams John Zilic & Derrell Childs Mon Strati-Flted Swiss Teams A Mon Strati-Flted Swiss Teams X Mon Strati-Flted Swiss Teams B Mon Strati-Flted Swiss Teams C Mon Strat 299er Swiss Teams ABC Jack Lacy & Linda Spangler Julia Hirsch & Ilene Greene Neal Shores & Becky Price Leah Stapleton & Darko Jevremovic Carol Rieger & Betty Ellis Tom Hughes James Thurtell Paul Hirsch & Larue Stott Nancy Peterson & Jimmy Reynolds Phil Kaiser & Joe Veal Pat Lewis & Karen Franklin Tues-Wed Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Sun Compact KO Teams Bkt III Thurs Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Sat Eve Strat Swiss Teams C Tues Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Barry Schaffer, Martha Lucas Donna Garrard & Mark Dumdei Barry Schaffer & Martha Lucas Caroline Baumann & Jean Townsend Sun Compact KO Teams Bkt IV Michael Dalton Bill Garrard & Kenneth Haley Colby Vernay & Chris Compton Mickie Daman & Beverly Green Penny Mixon & (NP) David Pearlman Colby Vernay & Chris Compton Donna & Bill also won (NP) Ira Hessel & Marc Poe Caroline & Jean also won Glen Terrell & Steve Hibbard Tues Win An Entry Prs B Sun Morn Strat Open Prs C Hessel-Greg Hinze, San Antonio-Dan Georgetown B2.C2. John Chaplik- Childs, Garland-John Zilic, Houston- B3/4. Bob Scallan-Shaun Chooi, Rockwall A2. Marlow Muldoon-Joyce Morse, Houston-Nagy Kamel, Plano Barbara Chaplik, AR-Doris Little- Eddie Bass, Austin A2. Dan Morse, Dallas-Suresh Agrawal, Rowlett- Muldoon, Irving-Gay Anderson, 3/4. Hemant Lall, Plano-Petra Hamman- Thomas Little, Pharr B3. Preston Houston-Ira Hessel-Greg Hinze, San Lawrence Chow, Plano C2. Ronald Garland-David Taylor, FL A3. John Bob Hamman-John Sutherlin, Dallas Morrow, Dallas-Sheryleen Grothus, Antonio-Nagy Kamel, Plano Neben-Milton Birmingham, Fort Jackson-Kenneth Bickelhaupt-Emily Bkt II 1. Jack Borenstein-Kevin San Antonio-Truett Cates-George A3.B1.C1. Tom Nute-Cynthia Benton, Worth-Donald Pigg, Burleson-Arthur Ray, Dallas-Freddie O’Bannon, Podsiadlik-Murray Berger, Dallas-Ned Cates, Sherman C3. Shirley Ashby, Fort Worth-Ruth Bracken, Grapevine- Wikoff, Crowley C3. Joan Slaughter- Carrollton B2.C2. David Dickson- Nolte, Fort Worth-Jim Clark, Double Dallas-Colin Chang-Barbara Chang, Theda Cook, Daingerfield A4/5. Jay Mary Norfleet-Carol Nicoud-Joanna Laura Dickson, Austin-Ellen Heck- Oak-Steven Kastner, Plano 2. Charles Arlington-Clifford Kent Jr, TN. Gibson, Lewisville-Annette McCarty, Kaspar, Dallas. Callie Weller, Dallas B3. Ann Brower, Spring-Judy Cupps, Houston- Sat Zip KO Teams 1. Jack Lewisville-Doug Couchman, Arlington- Mon Strat 299er Swiss Teams Overfield-Lois Backof, Arlington- Keith Estep-Diane Estep, Bullard 3/ Borenstein-Kevin Podsiadlik, Dallas- Joe Clark, Dallas 4/5. Martha Stewart A1.B1.C1. Karen Franklin, Rowlett- Joanne Chaddendon-Ann Blohm, 4. Louis Sachar-Larry Davis-Robert John Erickson-Ralda St Pierre, Houston Lucas, GA-Chris Compton, Dallas- Betty Ellis-Pat Lewis-Carol Rieger, Houston. Donathan-Patrick Long, Austin 3/4. 2. Louis Sachar-Patrick Long-Larry Alexander Kolesnik-David Sokolow, Scott Young-Martha Young, Dallas- Davis, Austin-Ellen Hessel, San Austin B2. Robert Donathan-Larry The top masterpoint winner was Barry Schaffer, Frisco, Mym Young-Clay Young, NC Bkt III Antonio. Davis-Louis Sachar-Patrick Long, with 73.19 masterpoints. 1. Douglas Tucker-Pat Jortner, Plano- Sun Compact KO Teams Bkt I 1. Austin B3. Truett Cates-George Cates, Dallas Photographer - M.O. Crawford Mark Craiker, Carrollton-Donald Kimmel Jones, Euless-Hugh Hillaker, Sherman-Preston Morrow, Dallas- Merry, Allen 2. Charles Burke-Caron Grand Prairie-Stephen Kornegay- Sheryleen Grothus, San Antonio C2. Peck, Arlington-Charlotte Tunnell- Nancy Kornegay, North Richland Hills Sondra Kae Goar-Hershel Goar, Holiday Bridge Retreat Larry Tunnell, McKinney 3/4. Phil 2. Jack Lacy, Round Rock-James Burleson-Lou Straughn, Fort Worth- Kaiser-Eric Bell-Darko Jevremovic-Joe Thurtell, Dallas-Pat Cassidy, Helen Nelson, Grand Prairie C3. December 4-6, 2005 Veal-Leah Stapleton, OK 3/4. Tom Arlington-Linda Spangler, Duncanville Doloris Eldredge, Rowlett-June Price, Moore-Dorothy Moore, Irving-Fred 3. Eric Snow-Toni Snow-Carolyne Fox- Heath-Bonnie Barker-Phyllis Savell, Donna & Chris Compton invite you Boddy-Sandra Boddy, NB Bkt IV 1. George Fox, Houston 4. Thomas Dallas. for 3 Days of Bridge & Holiday Shopping David Buck, Temple-Rene Franco, Corlett-Ethel Corlett, Waco-Bob Mon Strati-Flted Swiss Teams AX Dallas-Joseph Kosanda, Richardson- Wilkin, Highland Village-Nancy A1 Jack Lacy, Round Rock-James at the Galleria Dallas! Milton Birmingham, Fort Worth 2. Peterson, Euless Bkt II 1. Sandra Thurtell, Dallas-Thomas Hughes Jr, Sunday, December 4 Kevin Pheiffer-George Roach, Dallas- Marlin, KY-Zachary Brescoll-Kurt Fort Worth-Linda Spangler, Seminar & Supervised Play Session 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Judy Corey Edmiston-Freddie Brescoll, Mansfield-Janet Adams, Duncanville A2. Mark Bumgardner, Cocktail Party at the Galleria Westin 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm O’Bannon, Carrollton 3/4. Robert Mansfield 2. Peter Hudson, Coppell- Carrollton-Bill Staats, Southlake- Bridge Seminar & Supervised Play Session 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Frink-D Bartley, Plano-Bob Jonathan Ernest, Lindale-Sandra Stephen Kornegay-Nancy Kornegay, Monday, December 5 Ingebritson-Anne Brown, Carrollton 3/ Campbell, Kaufman-David Farris, North Richland Hills-Hugh Hillaker, Seminar & Supervised Play Session 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 4. Joan Slaughter- Joanna Kaspar-Carol Austin 3. Scott Montroy, Bedford- Grand Prairie-Kimmel Jones, Euless Lunch & Shopping 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Nicoud-Mary Norfleet, Dallas Bkt V Neal Shores, Fort Worth-John Comeau- A3. Chris Hamman-Petra Hamman- Seminar & Supervised Play Session 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 1. Jim Harp-Rolly Steen-Gay Czikora, Jessica Comeau, Grand Prairie 4. Joe Bob Hamman, Dallas-Hemant Lall, *Dinner at Oceanaire Seafood Restaurant 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dallas-Bonnie Shea, Plano 2. Carol Freeman, Flower Mound-Daniel Plano A4. S Kohan-Michael Murphy, Duplicate Style Pair Game - Partners Guaranteed 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Scott-Elizabeth Hutchison, Fort Creighton, MS-J Bagwell, Paris-Neal Dallas-Phillip Kielpinski, Amarillo- Tuesday, December 6 Worth-Bill Strange-Michael Gibson, Perlman, San Angelo TX Bkt III 1. Edward Groner, Houston A5. Joan Seminar & Supervised Play Session 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Fort Worth 3/4. Doloris Eldredge, William Garrard Jr-Donna Garrard, Jackson-Norman Beck, Dallas-Joe Lunch & Shopping 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Rowlett-June Price, Heath-Bonnie Irving-Mark Dumdei, Addison-K Quinn-Shawn Quinn, Richmond X1. Seminar & Supervised Play Session 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Barker-Phyllis Savell, Dallas 3/4. Haley, Red Oak 2. Charles Morse- B Paul Hirsch-Julia Hirsch, Garland- High Tea at the Galleria Grand Lux Cafe 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Mickey Tryon, Arlington-Nelda Terry, Nancy Morse, McKinney-Ann Tolle- Larue Stott-Ilene Greene, Dallas X2. 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Joe Veal-Phil Kaiser- 12:30-3:00 pm - Friendly Game with Hand Records Caroline Baumann-Jean Townsend, Marilyn Arnold, San Antonio-Derrell Leah Stapleton-Darko Jevremovic, OK Page 6, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 Dallas Labor Day Regional August 30-September 5, 2005 Tues Eve Strat 299er Prs A Thurs Eve Strat 299er Prs AB Fri Morn Strat 299er Prs AB Fri Aft Strat 299er prs AB Sat Eve Strat 299er Prs AB Shay Ura & Kevin Pheiffer Gary & Kay Cox Rob Preece & Therese Milford Francis Chang & Cal Bayley Sue Eppers & Barbara Jones Tues Win An Entry Prs A Wed Strat Open Prs B Thurs Strat Open Prs B Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs A Fri Strat Open Prs B Marion Gebhardt & Peggy Duffey Michael Heymann & Neil Shores Joe Clark & Shaun Chooi Shelba Parmley & Britain Beezley Bubba Perlman & J. Forrest Bagwell Sat Strati-Flted Open Prs X Sat Stati-Flted Open Prs B Sat Strati-Flted Open Prs C Thurs Eve Strat Swiss Teams Sun Strat Open Prs A Bettie Ingram & Richard Bender David & Frances Haratyk Sue Davies & Melanie Price Jerry Bigler & Patricia Lozano Joe & Shawn Quinn Lyn Davis-Mike Davis, Richardson Backof, Arlington. A2.B2.C2. Paul Palmer-Jeff Marlatt, Sat Aft Strat 299er Prs A1. Stephen Plano. Wuller, Mansfield-Eugene Wuller, Thurs Strat Open Prs A1. Britain Coppell A2/3.B1/2. Rod Wicklander, Beezley-Shelba Parmley, OK A2. Carrollton-Ann Mouzon, Richardson Linda Spangler, Duncanville-Michael A2/3.B1/2. Robert Allman-Mary Jo Murphy, Dallas A3.B1. Shaun Chooi- Allman, Rockwall B3.C1. Tommie Joe Clark, Dallas A4. Carolyne Fox- Anglemyer, Plano-Bonnie Arnold, Edward Groner, Houston A5. Carolyn Frisco C2. George Whiteley, Spring- Sun Strat Open Prs B Pinto, Fort Worth-Merri-Jo Hillaker, Sun Strat Open Prs C Carol Lombardino, Houston C3. Mary Mon Strat Open Prs A Jack Muzzio & Becky Price Grand Prairie B2. Jules Schoenberg- Nandlal Khatri & Mahesh Maruvada Ellen Stanton, Grand Prairie-Barbara Lucky Snyder & Jim McCommons Hazel Schoenberg, Plano B3. Joe Odom, Cedar Hill. Pair Winners Freeman, Flower Mound-Daniel Kay Cox-Gary Cox, Georgetown A3/ Sat Eve Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Cedar Hill. Tues Strat Win An Entry Prs A1. Creighton, MS C1. Jaime Naimark- 4. Shay Ura, Plano-Kenneth Susan Eppers, Frisco-Barbara Jones, Sun Aft Strat 299er Prs A1. Carolyn Marion Gebhardt, Richardson-Peggy Fanny Naimark, FL C2. Bob Case- Bickelhaupt, Dallas. Dallas A2. Reg Watt-T Lang, Bradford-Linda Thomas, Dallas Duffey, Dallas A2.B1. William Garrard Barbara Meiners, AR C3. Edward Fri Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Cal Richardson A3. Jerrell Wolaver-Janie A2.B1. Cal Bayley-Francis Chang, Fort Jr-Donna Garrard, Irving A3. Derrell Yetter-Bonnie Kay Yetter, Garland. Bayley-Francis Chang, Fort Worth Wolaver, Jefferson B2. Robert Allman- Worth A3. Susan Stell-Philip Metz, Childs-Garland-Marilyn Arnold, San Thurs Morn Strat 299er Prs A2.B2. Kay Cox-Gary Cox, Mary Jo Allman, Rockwall B3.C1. Lewisville B2. Judy Mays, Richardson- Antonio A4. Mike Aliotta-Carol A1.B1. Ann Mouzon, Richardson- Georgetown A3.B3.C1. George Mike Davis-Lyn Davis, Richardson Helen Skiles, Plano B3. Melvin Ball- Pielsticker, OK A5.B2. Shaun Chooi, Kenneth Bickelhaupt, Dallas A2.B2. Whiteley, Spring-Carol Lombardino, C2. Mary Ellen Stanton, Grand Gay Nell Ball, Hurst C1. Lyn Davis- Dallas-Lawrence Chow, Plano B3. Rhonda Huser, Dallas-Rod Wicklander, Houston C2. Ronald Sears-Patricia Prairie-Barbara Odom, Cedar Hill C3. Mike Davis, Richardson C2. George George Farrington-John Torbett III, Carrollton A3. Marilyn Johnson- Sears, Fort Worth C3. David Thomas- Ellen Heck-Callie Weller, Dallas. Whiteley, Spring-Carol Lombardino, Dallas C1. Gay Anderson, Garland- Suzanne Snavely, Dallas B3. Francis Cyndi Thomas, McKinney. Sun Strat Open Prs A1. Joe Quinn- Houston C3. James Johnson, Arlington- Cecil Parsons, Plano C2. Doris Little- Chang, Fort Worth-Joyce Cellilli, Fri Eve Strat 299er Prs A1. Barbara Shawn Quinn, Richmond A2. Marion Mary Chambers, Irving. Thomas Little, Pharr C3. David Buck, North Richland Hills C1. Carmond Groussman-Dorothy Ivy, Dallas Gebhardt, Richardson-Peggy Duffey, Morn Side Series 1. Patricia Temple-Rene Franco, Dallas. Fitzgerald-Gioacchino Castronovo, A2.B1.C1. Judy Matlock-Travis Dallas A3. Ralda St Pierre-John Lozano, San Antonio 2/3. Clif Capen, Tues Eve Strat 299er Prs A1. Shay Granbury C2. Ann Drees-Rosalie Roten, Richardson A3. Jeanne Erickson, Houston A4. James Bauer, Baytown 2/3. Donald White, Baytown Ura, Plano-Kevin Pheiffer, Dallas A2. Herring, Dallas. Ingraham-Frank Ingraham, Housto B2. Dallas-Judith Northup, Irving A5. 4/5. Anna Marlatt, Houston 4/5. T. Jim Harp, Dallas-Eric Diamond, Plano Thurs Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Kay Cox-Gary Cox, Georgetown Carolyn Pinto-Billy Leeper, Fort Richard Grammer, Houston. A3.B1. Joe Dean-Donna Dean, Keller Martha Gehrig, Richardson-Margaret B3.C2. Robert Clarke-Alma Farley, Worth B1. Becky Price, Euless-Henry Aft Side Series 1/2. Jack Kennedy, B2. Lyn Davis-Mike Davis, King, Dallas A2.B2.C1. Rosalie Richardson C3. Ralph Disch-Miriam Muzzio Jr, Flower Mound B2. William LA 1/2. Betty Ann Kennedy, LA 3/4. Richardson. Herring-Betty McLamore, Dallas Usry, Dallas. Charowhas-Nancy Brown, Marble Diana Oppenlander, PA 3/4. Wistie Wed. Strat Open Prs A1. Mike A3.B3.C2. Shyanne Merritt, Plano- Sat Strati-Flted Open Prs AX A1. Falls B3/4.C1. Nandlal Khatri, Sugar Oppenlander, The Colony 5. Janet Aliotta-Carol Pielsticker, OK A2.B1. Gay Schleicher, Richardson C3. Travis Joe Quinn-Shawn Quinn, Richmond Land-Mahesh R Maruvada, Corpus McCormack, Dallas. Michael Bymann-Neal Shores, Fort Roten-Judy Matlock, Richardson. A2. Phillip Grothus, San Antonio-John Christi B3/4. Joyce Klein-Benjamin Eve Side Series 1/2. Brenda Baker, Worth A3.B2. David Haratyk, Thurs Eve Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Zilic, Houston A3. Herbert Williams- Klein, Houston C2. Jaime Naimark- Tyler 1/2. Emily Leake, Tyler 3/4. Sherman-Jack Carter, OK A4. Britain Kay Cox-Gary Cox, Georgetown A2. David Foote, OK A4.X1. Bettie Fanny Naimark, FL. Michael Walrath, Keller 3/4. Gail Beezley-Shelba Parmley, OK A5. Pat David Clegg, Dallas-Glenda Cooper, Ingram, Farmers Branch-Richard Sun Morn Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Wells, Plano 5. Paul White, OK. Cassidy, Arlington-Roy Baughman, Carrollton A3.B2. Anita Shaw-Bert Bender, MO A5.X2. J Bagwell, Paris- David Dickson-Laura Dickson, Austin Mon Open Prs 1. James Pantego B3. Billie Shotwell-Claudette Dempsey, Sherman B3.C2. Sheridan Neal Perlman, San Angelo X3. Jules A2.B2. Cal Bayley-Francis Chang, Fort McCommons, Dallas-Lucky Snyder, Roush, Houston C1. Louvee Burch- Nichols-Donna Thurston, Fort Worth Schoenberg-Hazel Schoenberg, Plano Worth A3.B3.C1. Patricia Sears-Ronald Richardson 2. Derrell Childs, Garland- Bill Burch, Rowlett C2. Rosemary C2. Mary Chambers, Irving-James X4. Howard Tureff, Plano-Wilmont Sears, Fort Worth C2. Mary Ellen Marilyn Arnold, San Antonio 3. Gafford, Arlington-Virginia Copher, N. Johnson, Arlington. Howard Jr, Addison X5. Michael Hout, Stanton, Grand Prairie-Barbara Odom, Herbert Williams-David Foote, OK. Richland Hills C3. Betsy Berg, San Fri Strat Open Prs A1. Gary Plano-Greg Resz, Dallas Strati BC Antonio-Philip Duterme, Bellaire. Powell-Marcia Powell, Austin A2. W B1. David Haratyk-Frances Haratyk, Wed Morn Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. David Reynolds, Whitesboro-Bert Lease, Houston-L Laird, Sugar Land A3. Thomas Hughes Jr,-Peggy Hughes, Sherman B2. Eva Pharr Dawkins- Suzanne Hailstone, Dallas B3. M Make Plans To Attend the Dempsey, Sherman A2.B2. Cal Bayley-Francis Chang, Fort Worth Fort Worth A4. Britain Beezley-Shelba Parmley, OK A5. Bob Friz, Leonard- Parker-Nancy Brown, OK C1. Sue Davies, Dallas-Melanie Price, Sherman Big “D”eal in Dallas A3.B3. Rhonda Huser, Dallas-Rod Jeanne Kretz, McKinney B1. J B2. Irene Baker, Houston-Joyce Spring 2006 NABCs - March 30 to April 9 Wicklander, Carrollton C1. Robert Bagwell, Paris-Neal Perlman, San Garner, Pearland C3. Lue Waddle-Adele Seifert-Joyce Seifert, Fort Worth C2. Angelo B2. Jules Schoenberg-Hazel Hudgins, Dallas. Ann Drees-Patricia Lodewick, Dallas. Schoenberg, Plano B3. Wilmont Sat Morn Strat 299er Prs Wed Aft Strat 299er Prs A1. Howard Jr, Addison-Marjorie Kidd, A1.B1.C1. Patricia Sears-Ronald Sears, Marilyn Farris-Sarah Jones, Fort Plano C1. Jaime Naimark-Fanny Fort Worth A2. Sue Alter, Dallas-Harry Worth A2.B1.C1. Robert Seifert-Joyce Naimark, FL C2. Joan Slaughter-Cissy Hays, Mesquite A3. Marilyn Farris, Seifert, Fort Worth A3.B2. David Brown, Dallas C3. Rae Smith-Eddie Fort Worth-Dru Highland, Benbrook Reynolds, Whitesboro-Bert Dempsey, Mills, OK. B2. Ann Low-Jo Ann Truitt, Dallas Sherman C2. Ann Drees, Dallas- Fri Morn Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. B3/4. Rod Wicklander, Carrollton-Ann Patricia Lodewick, Dallas C3. Joe Robert Preece, Dallas-Therese Mouzon, Richardson B3/4.C2. George Dean-Donna Dean, Keller. Milford, Frisco A2.B2. Cal Bayley- Whiteley, Spring-Carol Lombardino, Wed Eve Strat 299er Prs A1.B1.C1. Francis Chang, Fort Worth A3/4B3. Houston C3. Ann Overfield-Lois Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 7 Sunny Day Houston Sectional, August 12-14, 2005 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A Fri Aft Strat Open Prs BC Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A Sat Strat Choice Prs A Sat Strat Choice Prs B Sat Strat Choice Prs C Jolie Hess & (NP) Jean Cole Frances & James Simmons J Evans & Chuck Germeyer Pat Levy & (NP) Mary Gentry James Frick & David Glandorf Sandra Rice & James Woodward Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams A Sat Eve Strat 299er Prs ABC Fri-Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams C Sat Compact Bkted KO Bkt II Sun Strat Open Prs B Toni & Eric Snow Diane Jobin & John Hurwitz Natalie Wernet & (NP) Lorraine Coomes Betty Reeves & Kathy Hughes Karen Nimmons & Christy Morrissey Greg Lester & Youssef Youssef Jeanne Linzel & Paul Nimmons Sandra Stevens & Betsy Dubose Yvonne Strangemeyer & Sandra Parker Roberta Graham & Donna Frederick Results: Houston Sectional Joyce Garner C2/3. Barbara Hanby- Mary Gentry A2. Lew Levy-Kay Moores-Belinda Friis. A1. Paul Nimmons-Eric Snow-Toni J. Evans, Houston was the top Patrick Tourais C2/3. Shmuel Harar- Johnson B1. James Frick-David Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1.B1. Snow-Jeanne Linzel A2. John Zilic- masterpoint winner with 25.59. Paul De Marsh. Glandorf B2. Jack Stone-Brenda Barbara Courtright-Barbara Hanby Virginia Zilic-August Plate-Anton Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Jolie Fri Eve Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Solovitz C1. Sandra Rice-James A2.B2.C1. Armand Shapiro-Lynn (Tony) Haddad X1. Mike Doyle-Jamie Hess-Jean Cole A2. Arlene Weingarten- Junior McKay-Peggy McKay A2.B2. Woodward C2. Judy Carter-Bente Shapiro C2. Mahesh R Maruvada- Ingolia-Gregory Ingolia-Patricia Edward Groner B1.C1. Frances Ray Ramer-Maribeth Ramer C1. Owen Davies. Karur Krishnan. Lozano Strati BCD B1/2. Dona Simmons-James Simmons B2. Brenda Whitlock-Claudia Parr C2. Don Dixon- Sat Compact Bkted KO Teams Bkt Sat Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1.C1. Hatthorn-Ann Van Volkenburgh- Solovitz-Jack Stone C2. Eleanor David King. I 1. John Lindsey-Theron Lindsey-Lisa Yadu Vaidya-Manjiri Vaidya Nancy Tiner-Joyce Grindle B2/3.C1. Lipscomb-Donna Maddox. Fri Eve Strat 49er Prs A1.B1.C1. Sommer-Charles Sommer 2. Jamie A2.B2.C2. Sally Kimpton-P Ralston. Kathy Hughes-Betty Jean Reeves- Fri Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Judy Evelyn James-Margie Nagle A2/3.B2. Ingolia-Gregory Ingolia-Vinh Tran- Sat Aft Strat 49er Prs A1.B1.C1. Yvonne Strangmeyer-Sandra Parker C2. Carter-Bente Davies A2. Charles Janis Koenig-Mary Kay Koenig A2/3. Patricia Lozano Bkt II 1. Karen Jeff Weed-Mary Jane Kinnebrew A2/ Robert Arnett-James Nichols Jr,-Mark Ensor-Judith Ensor B2. Barbara Carol Lombardino-George Whiteley Nimmons-Christy Morrissey-Roberta 3.B2/3. Gurcan Gulen-Tekin Kunt A2/ Wallet-Philip Duterme D1. Junior Lavoot-Stephen Lavoot C1. Dick C2. Terri Orlean-Laura Alvarado. Graham-Donna Frederick 2. Sherry 3.B2/3.C2. Carol Poirer-Chuck Poirer. McKay-Peggy McKay-Gaylene Zinser-James Lawrence C2. Don Fri-Sat Handicapped Bkted KO Greisen-Sibyl Bellview-Meriedith Sat Eve Strat 299er Prs A1.B1.C1. Jewell-Joe Jewell D2. Linda Marlin- Dixon-David King. Teams Bkt I 1. Betsy Dubose- Pfister-Birendra Singh. John Hurwitz-Diane Jobin A2.B2. Bette Liebgold-Don Morgan-David Fri Aft Strat 49er Prs A1.B1.C1. Lorraine Coomes-Natalie Wernet- Sat Compact Consolation Bkted Barbara Lavoot-Stephen Lavoot C2. Dyer Mary Jane Kinnebrew-Jeff Weed Sandra Stevens 2. Allen Wolf-Sue KO Teams Bkt I 1. Bill St Clair Jr,- Ellen Greenfield-Marvin Greenfield. Sun Strat Open Prs A1. . Geoff A2.B2.C2. Terri Orlean-Laura Semple-Mary Thatcher-Sonia Bryant Gil Micheletti-Jack La Vigne-Oren Sat Eve Strat 49er Prs A1. Steve Booth-Robert Sandfield A2. Thomas Alvarado. Bkt II 1. George Keiller-John Heath- Moore 2. Sanford Lobliner-Jeff Varner-Karla Riddick A2.B1.C1. Edna Jahnke-Kenneth Stark B1. Gregory Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Chuck Alan Dennis-Janet Rauscher 2. Jay Nuttall-Barbara Peck-Charles Peck Bkt Kelly-Anne Goldston B2. Janis Lester-Youssef Youssef B2. Jack Germeyer III-J Evans A2.B1. Jack Karkowsky-Gabriel Perry-Stephen II 1 Karen Tabak-Daksha Adhia-Betty Koenig-Mary Kay Koenig C2. Donna Stone-Ed Harper C1. Donna Frederick- Stone-Brenda Solovitz B2. Bill Land- Reichek-Ralph Herz. Jean Reeves-Sandra Parker 2. Cheri Neuhart-Keith Miller. Christy Morrissey C2. D Russell Long- Bob Eisenschmidt C1. Irene Baker- Sat Strat Choice Prs A1. Pat Levy- Staples-Bette Liebgold-Becky Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams AX John Bedford. Unit 224 Big Thank You to Mary Lou Gross, she will wear next! Hazel Honacker is earned the award at 20 of the 26 Unit Unit 187 Fort Phantom Norma Laberthe and Sammie Gibson in re-hab after undergoing a successful 233 tournaments since March 1993. Corpus Christi who worked on this two day back surgery. Congratulations, Mike. Ginny Wisdom session. The winners of the morning Other good news is that Martha Congratulations to Unit-final NAP Dee Schade game were: Melba Long & Gwenda Murphy, Jeane Brittain, Bobbie Greir overall winners October 2: A1/2, Riggs-A and Ron & Pat Sears-B. The and Delinda Verner have all earned their Mickie Damon and Beverly Greer/ The September 6th unit team game Our Regional Tournament, “Harvest afternoon game winners were: Melba Life Masters. It’s party time again and Janis McIntosh and Ross Sams. A3, was won by Bob & Bobbie Saulter, the Gold,” was a huge sucess! We saw Long & Gwenda Riggs-A and Toni & again! Bobbye Hays and Ann Wallace. A4, Eleanor Sherwyn and Don Varvel. Com- old friends and met new ones. The Linda Reichenau-B. Swiss Team Melody Euler and Genie Kaplan. A5/ ing in second were Bob Gerberich, Mary Abilene Civic Center was our location winners on the 6th were: Jackie Stowe, 6, James Goodwin and Carolyn Parker/ Tryer, Phyllis Pruet and Dee Schade. Unit 233 and our games were set played October Wilma Black, Norma Laberthe and Betty Goolsby and June McDonald. Seven teams participated and a good Central Texas 10th through the 16 th . A BIG Janice Harkins-A and Ann &James Jay, C3, Tom Denson and Lynn Sykes. time was had by all! THANKYOU to Tournament Bob Miltead, Pat Duncan, Joyce Qualifiers who attend the District final Saturday, October 1st, Donna Helen Levy Coordinator Jackie Sonnenburgh, Co- Taylor & J.C.Wilkerson-B. in San Antonio January 15 and 16 will Compton was the guest speaker for an Chairmen Dee Stearns and Pat Wilson, August NAP winners were: on the receive reimbursement from the Unit ACBL sponsored Unit Growth Semi- Partnership Co-Chairmen Pat Hess and 2nd, N/S-Bobbie Grier & Don Dwyer- Special thanks to Co-Chair Tom and for entry fees. nar. This all day meeting had about fif- Darla Mawson and Food Chairman A, E/W-Lera Lewis & Kaye Strickland- Ethel Corlett for the hard work that Our thanks to Jeannine Napier, a new teen people in attendance. Fruit, coffee Coyita Bowker who provided un with A and Cleta Will Dix-C. On the 7th, made the Waco sectional Aug. 12-14 bridge instructor at Sul Ross BC, who and donuts from Gates Bakery were plenty of food. Jeane Brittain & Ann Murray-A and another enjoyable and successful one; began a 6-week class on Club Series served in the morning and a noon box We had lots of fun celebrating the Billye Stovall & Mary Meadows-C. and to their committee who also Bridge Lessons September 19. Jeannine lunch was catered by Indigo Bakeryi. Fourth with a real American style On the 14th, N/S-Peggy Jean Ford & contributed to its success: Bettye is a well-qualified retired school teacher. Ideas were shared about how to attract menu: hot dogs and all the fixings, all Bea Duggan-A, Jeane Brittain & Mary Guthrie, partnerships; Mike Bukala, A big thank you to Loeene Nelson who and retain new players. Look for fun kinds of salads, cookies and homemade Ann all-B; E/W-Ann Murray & caddies; and Melody Euler, photos. has taught bridge lessons at Sul Ross things being sponsored by the unit to ice cream. Winners that day were: N/ Margaret Gregory-A On the 22nd, Mike Bukala was the Unit member for many years but will no longer teach help our club grow. Along this same line, S-Coyita Bowker & Hazel Honacker- Vance McCracken & Robert Patton- earning the most masterpoints and will for health and other reasons. be sure to encourage your friends and A and Lera Lewis & Mary Wilkerson- A. receive the Maxine K. Tessmer Welcome new members Wayne acquaintances to contact Eleanor C; E/W-Betsy Duncan & Pat Ramsey- Another party-This one to celebrate memorial tournament award. Some Findley, Otis Halliday, Billye Rain, Dr. Sherwyn about beginning and interme- A, Daisy Shivers & Ginny Wisdom-B Lera Lewis making Life Master. Lots have asked who was Maxine Tessmer? Charles Welch, and Asa Waterman. diate bridge lessons. YOU are the most and Martha Murphy & Bobbie Grier- of food, a beautiful cake, delicious She was a nationally known We are saddened by the death of Bob important factor in unit growth. C. July NAP winners were: on the homemade ice cream and colorful tournament bridge player, teacher, and Heck on September 6. Our sympathy Coming up in November is the pizza 6th, Beverly Walker & Dale Lain-A and balloons greeted our honoree. During promoter, having lived in Minnesota; to his friends at Sul Ross BC. party on the 8th. In December a pot- Fran & Bobbie Olson-B; the 12th, the festivities Lera was toasted by Hawaii; Washington, D.C.; Japan; and We will soon be taking reservations luck supper, along with some special Coyita Bowker & Jeane McFarland-A Martha Murphy. On the 27th another Houston before moving to Central for the Unit Christmas Party and surprises, will be held on the 13th. A Cleta & Will Dix-C; the 16th-Howard NAP Game was held and the winners Texas with her husband, Dr. Carl Election on Sunday, December 4, pro-am game is planned for January 3. Wilkins & Dee Stearns-A, Jeane were: N/S-Jackie Sonnenburgh & Pat Tessmer, who joined the Temple VA beginning at 10 a.m. with election of All games are Tuesdays at 6:30 for food Brittain & Norma Laberthe-B and Carl Wilson-A Margaret Gregory & Hazel hospital staff as chief of the laboratory three new members to the board of and game starting at 7:00. Grab your Williams & Gwen Riggs-C. Honacker-B; E/W-Howard Wilkins & service in the 1970’s. She won the Far directors and a meal between the two favorite or at least your next-to-favor- The IFG winners on the 22nd were:N/ Dee Stearns-A, Coyita Bowker & East Pair Bridge Champions-ship in Unit championship games. Make your ite partner and come out for the fun! S-Jackie Sonnenburgh & Betsy Bobbie Grier-B. 1961 which made it into the record plans to attend. Don’t forget your Christmas party Duncan-A and Delaine Deaton & Janice We are sorry to report that a long books. Maxine, a witty, outspoken, Finally, our thoughts and prayers are reservations. The party will be held Buckner-C and E/W-Suzanne Davis & time Unit player, Dorothy King, of gracious lady, was an avid bridge for the safe return to normal life for December 4th at the Rockport County Hazel Honacker-A, Jackie & Franz-B Sweetwater, passed away this player, known for encouraging younger our bridge friends affected by the Club at 2:00 with dinner served follow- and Pat & Delbert Hess-C. summer. We extend our condolences players and often playing with novices. Katrina and Rita disasters. We were ing the game. Then came our 0-299 Tournament to her family and friends. And we are Playing with her was a valuable learning privileged to have Marise and Pat held on August 5th and 6th. This happy to report that Mary Ann Hall experience. She was a Silver LM when Hambrick of New Orleans visit our sectional drew players from 17 cities is back playing bridge after her surgery she died in January 1992. At the clubs during the evacuation period. Pat, Support your local clubs including Abilene! Nothing but and is presently undergoing chemo recommendation of Mike Bukala, the a dentist, has accepted a temporary job compliments were heard on the therapy. We love her wigs and other tournament masterpoint award was in Beeville until they can return to New this holiday season! hospitality afforded to all players. A head coverings and wait to see what established in her memory. Mike has Orleans. Page 8, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 New Braunfels Sectional, September 8-11, 2005 Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs B Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs A1/2B1/2C1 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A Fri Aft Strat Open Prs BC Fri Aft Strat 299er Prs AB Fri Aft Strat 299er Prs C Nancy Tiner & Ann Van Volkenburgh Jeri Tribo & Patty Moncus Ron Woodsum & Vivian Leggett Mark McAllister & Laura Delfeld Jo Lou Parks & William Caplan Darlene Brown & Patricia Robar Fri & Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A Fri Eve Strat Open Prs BC Fri Eve Strat 299er Prs A Fri Eve Strat 299er Prs BC Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A Sat Aft Strat Open Prs B Greg Hinze & Patricia Lozano Don Shimmon & Angela Lennon Grant Coon & Ann Kuehler Esther Modliszewski & Eleanor Bump Ehtel & Tom Corlett Katherine Gary & Roxana Tom Sun Strati-Flted Swiss A Sun Strati-Flted Swiss X Sat Bkted KO Teams I Sat Bkted KO Teams II Thurs Eve BAM Teams A Thurs Eve BAM Teams BC Paul Kelley & Venkatrao Koneru Tosi Liang & Ralda St Pierre Venkatrao Koneru & Paul Kelley Pam Phillips & Diana Rogers Ken McBride & Ed Rawlinson Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Virginia Noelke & Rosemary Kelley Wolf Schroeter & John Erickson Virginia Noelke & Phillip Grothus Shirley Henry & Darlene Gilmore Donna McBride & Diane Olson Sun Strati-Flted Swiss BC Donna & Ken also won Anita Cokins & Peggy Geiler Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs A Angela Lennon & Ellen Meyer Sat Aft Strat Open Prs C Sat Eve Strat Open Prs B Sat Eve Strat Open Prs C Christine Bost & Isabel Hayes Jamie & Greg Ingolia Jay Thorne & Paula Wissman Omni Hotel (I-10 & Wurzbach) Results: New Braunfels Sectional McAllister-Laura Delfeld B2.C2. Jeff Ford-Alan Copeland-Jo Smith Bkt The top masterpoint winners were Harvey Browning-Henry Irwin Jr. II 1 Pam Phillips-Shirley Henry-Diana 210.691.8888 800.843.6664 Patricia Lozano and Greg Hinze, San Fri Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1. Rogers-Darlene Gilmore 2. Sandra Antonio, with 26.30 masterpoints. William Caplan-Jo Lou Parks Jackson-Richard Jackson-Wilma Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs A1. A2.B2.C1. Darlene Brown-Patricia Booth-Geoff Booth Bkt III 1. Anita Donna McBride-Kenneth McBride Robar C2. Susan Peterson-Peggy Cokins-Angela Lennon-Ellen Meyer- A2. Derrell Childs-Marilyn Arnold B1. Baker. Peggy Geiler 2. A Di Baggio-Sherry NAP District Finals Nancy Tiner-Ann Van Volkenburgh B2. Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Patricia Johnson-Barbara Ridgeway-Clifford Saturday, January 14 1:00 & 7:00 pm Anthony Eckman-Patsy Davidson C1. Lozano-Greg Hinze A2. Gail Huie- Jensen. Sunday, January 15 10:00 & TBA Ernestine Sisson-Chloe Johnson C2. Penny Snow B1.C1. Don Shimmon- Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Patricia Joe Black-Linda Anthony. Angela Lennon B2. Nancy Tiner-Ann Lozano-Greg Hinze A2. Marina Mann- Friday, January 13 Thurs Strat BAM Teams A1. Van Volkenburgh C2. Jeff Ford-Patrick Robbie Borchers B1. Jamie Ingolia- KO #1 (1st, 2nd & Final Sessions) 9:00 am, 1:00 & 7:00 pm Kenneth McBride-Donna McBride- Cardullo. Gregory Ingolia B2. Jo Bennett-Edna Stratified Pairs 1:00 pm Diane Olson-Ed Rawlinson A2/3. Greg Fri Eve Strat 299er Prs A1. Ann Whitworth C1. Jay Thorne-Paula Board-A-Match Teams 7:00 pm Hinze-Ellen Hessel-Ira Hessel-Patricia Kuehler-Grant Coon II A2.B1.C1. Wissman C2. Ann Kuehler-Grant Coon Saturday, January 14 Lozano A2/3. Marilyn Arnold-Derrell Esther Modliszewski-Eleanor Bump II. KO #2 (1st, 2nd & final sessions) 9:00 am, 1:00 & 7:00 pm Childs-Bill Walker-Alan Copeland B2.C2. Charles O’Neil-William Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams AX Stratified Pairs, single sessions 1:00 & 7:00 pm B1.C1. Anita Cokins-Angela Lennon- Moody. A1. Virginia Noelke-Venkatrao Sunday, January 15 Peggy Geiler-Ellen Meyer B2. Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Thomas Koneru-Paul Kelley Jr-Rosemary Stratified Pairs, 2 sessions 1:00 & 7:00 pm Katherine Gary-Dorthy Rippstein- Corlett-Ethel Corlett A2. Diane Olson- Kelley A2.X1. Ralda St Pierre-John May play on one session Anne Hinton-Roxana Tom C2. Jay R Anziani B1. Roxana Tom-Katherine Erickson-Wolf Schroeter-Tosi Liang Monday, January 16 Thorne-Paula Wissman-Phil Brown- Gary B2. Michael Boulette-Maureen X2. Jayne Keleher-Gerry Peck- Strati-Flighted Teams, 2 sessions 10:30 am & TBA Daniel Blaettler. Lightfoot C1. Christine Bost-Isabel Patricia Weddle-Jerome Tilles Strati Stratifications Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs A1/2.B1/ Hayes C2. Jeri Tribo-Patty Moncus. BCD B1.C1. Anita Cokins-Angela Open Pairs: A: 1500+, B: 500-1500, C: 0-500 2.C1. Patty Moncus-Jeri Tribo A1/ Sat Aft Strat 299er Prs A1.B1.C1. Lennon-Peggy Geiler-Ellen Meyer Strati-Flted Teams: A: 3000+, AX TBD (A & AX play together) 2.B1/2. Anne McCullough-Orpha Patricia Powell-Margaret Jarratt B2.C2. Jeff Ford-Adam Ruprecht- B: 750-1500, C: 300-750, D: 0-300 (BCD play together) Sears C2. Horatio Aldredge-Jacquelyn A2.B2.C2. Wilberta White-Bobbi David Warner-Larry Smith D1. Ann Aldredge. Hale. Kuehler-William Moody-Ruth 0-99er SCHEDULE Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Vivian Sat KO Teams Bkt I 1. Virginia Wendel-Grant Coon II D2. Anne Veitch- Friday, January 13 Leggett-Ron Woodsum A2. Diane Noelke-Venkatrao Koneru-Phillip Susan Cox-Arline Rubin-Janelle Snowflake Pairs 1:00 pm Olson-Donna McBride B1.C1. Mark Grothus-Paul Kelley Jr 2. Jerry Bigler- McArthur. Snowmen Pairs 7:00 pm Saturday, January 14 Amercian Contract Bridge League Snowball Pairs 1:00 pm Snowboard Pairs 7:00 pm Unit Growth Seminar Ski Pairs Sunday, January 15 1:00 pm Ice Skating Pairs 7:00 pm ACBL will bring this exciting six-hour 99er Pairs: A: 50-100, B: 20-50, C: 0-20 (3 Table Minimum) Unit Growth Seminar to your unit for FREE. The net result is increased unit membership *Hospitality Saturday Evening *Student Card Fee: $5.00/session and increased interest in your local club games! *Card Fees: $9.00 /session *Swiss Teams $80/team lunch included To sign up for your Unit Growth Seminar or for more information *Smoking breaks please contact District 16 Membership Chairman Donna Compton Tournament Chairman: Janise Saul 210.481.1766 at Donna.Compton@acbl.org or tel: 214.373.7055 Partnerships: Patrick Cardulle 210.367.9869 firstname.lastname@example.org Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 9 Austin Fall Sectional, September 29-October 2, 2005 Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs AB Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs A Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs B Fri Aft Strat Open Prs ABC Fri Aft Strat 199er Prs AB Sat Aft Strat Open Prs AB Robert Pflugbeil & Pat White Claudette Hartman & Rosemary Kelley Hal DeShong & Pat Long Richard Ryan & Harvey Browning Deann Kubitza & Charles Strawn Claudette Hartman & Louis Sachar Sat Aft Strat Open Prs C Sat Aft Strat 199er Prs AB Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A Sat Eve Strat Open Prs B Sat Eve Strat Open Prs C Dianne Decker & (NP) Budd Decker Zane O'Keefe & Stan Kurtzer Becky Price & James LaFountain Shirley George & Anne Cullen Ronald Turner & Henry Irwin Fri Bkted KO Teams Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Sat Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams A Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams B Jack Lacy & (NP) Tom Breed Paul Kelley & Phillip Grothus Adam Ruprecht & Clint Schumacher Shawn & Joe Quinn Stan Bowen & Diana Rogers Alex Kolesnik & Mark Bumgardner Rosemary Kelley & Scott Humphrey Hal DeShong & Jeff Ford Ira Hessel & David Grainger Laura Delfeld & Vera Chimene Unit 207 held November 12 and 13 at the Bridge Louise Kennedy-Betty Daniel B2. Austin Center of Austin. Also scheduled for Shirley George-James Fleming C2. C BCA is an individual game December Cree-Terry Newman. Austin Winter Clint Schuhmacher 3. The annual unit Christmas Party, a two-session event, will be held at the Fri Aft Strat 199er Prs A1.B1. Deann Kubitza-Charles Strawn A2. Sectional For capital area players certainly the Senior Activity Center December 11. Perhaps the biggest event on the Charles Aufill-Danna Redford B2. Beth Bennett-Vivian Collins. January 5-8, 2006 major bridge news story in recent horizon is the winter sectional to be Frid Eve Strat Open Prs A1.B1. months has been the opening of the held January 5-8 at the Doubletree. James Fleming Shirley George A2. Doubletree Hotel new Bridge Center of Austin. The Among the stratum winners at the Thomas Corlett-Ethel Corlett B2.C1. Center was launched by a group of fall sectional was Henry Irwin, Jr. Like Ronald Turner- Henry Irwin Jr C2. Thursday, January 5 investors who are seeking to provide a a handful of our players, he is also a Gwynne Clark-Marcia Jameson. Bracketed KO Teams I 9:00 am, 1:30 & 7:00 pm facility that will offer improved member of the American Bridge Sat Morn KO Teams Bkt I 1. Scott conditions for unit and club games, as Association. But Hank is special; he Humphrey-Rosemary Kelley-Paul Stratified Open Pairs, single sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm well as space for classes. All of the recently became the national president Kelley Jr,-Phillip Grothus 2. Virginia Stratified 199er Pairs, single sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm Austin club games, except those at the of the ABA. I would like to congratulate Noelke-Venkatrao Koneru-Ed Friday, January 6 Senior Activity Center, have moved to him on attaining that office; also to say Rawlinson-Bill Walker Bkt II 1. Jeff BCA’s location at 5555 North Lamar, that I appreciated the opportunity to Ford-Hal DeShong-Clint Schuhmacher- Bracketed KO Teams II 9:00 am, 1:30 & 7:00 pm Suite H126. Also virtually all of the chat with him during the tournament. Adam Ruprecht 2. Shirley Henry- Stratified Open Pairs, single sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm games sponsored by Unit 207 will be There appears to be a spirit of Linda Neuenschwander-Linda Stratified 199er Pairs, single sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm held there. The Bridge Center ’s friendship and good will between the Anthony-Darlene Gilmore. investors and directors urge you to ABA and the ACBL, at least here in Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A1.B1. Saturday, January 7 express your support by playing in as Austin. Perhaps we can find ways for Louis Sachar-Claudette Hartman Bracketed KO Teams III 9:00 am, 1:30 & 7:00 pm many games as possible. the two organizations to cooperate for A2.B2. Flora Pettit-Kyong Shuey C1. Stratified Open Pairs, 2 sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm At the Austin Fall Sectional we mutual benefit. Even if we do no more Dianne Decker-Budd Decker C2. Stratified 199er Pairs, single sessions 1:30 & 7:00 pm crowned a new winner of the Ray than play in each other’s tournaments, Michael Ashley-Rollman-Nicholas Robak award, which is given annually that will be a positive step. Jong. Sunday, January 8 to the Unit 207 player who records Sat Aft Strat 199er Prs A1.B1. Stan Strati-Flighted Swiss Teams 10:00 am & TBA the most masterpoints at the fall Results: Austin Sectional Kurtzer-Zane O’Keefe A2. Charles Meal served between sessions. tournament. This year’s winner is Jeff Jeff Ford was the top masterpoint Aufill-Danna Redford B2.C1. Deann Ford, who triumphed through winner with 20.38 masterpoints. Kubitza-Charles Strawn C2. Vivian Stratifications consistency—winning masterpoints in Thurs KO Teams 1. Joyce Cooper- Thompson-Terry Newman. Open Pairs: A: 1500+, B: 500-1500, C: 0-500 every event he entered. Adam Jennifer Stocker-Dianne Ebert-Carol Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1. James Ruprecht, one of Jeff’s teammates in Nelson 2. Sandra Cox-Tom Cox- La Fountain-Becky Price A2. Mark 199er Pairs: A: 100-200, B: 50-100, C: 0-50 the Saturday and Sunday events, was Charles Aufill-Danna Redford. Bumgardner-Gary Powell B1. Anne Teams: A: 3000+, X: 0-3000, the top masterpoint winner among the Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs A1.B1. Cullen-Shirley George B2. Louis B: 750-1500, C: 300-750, D: 0-300 199er competitors. Congratulations to Robert Pflugbeil-Patricia White A2. Sachar-Claudette Hartman C1. Ronald Jeff and Adam. George Shelley-G Kania B2. Eugene Turner-Henry Irwin Jr C2. Mark General Convention Chart only except Congratulations also to new life Cavanaugh-Shirley Holland C1. McAllister-Laura Delfeld. Midchart for A/X Swiss Teams master Mary Kocurek, as well as Harvey Browning-Richard Ryan C2. Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams AX Non Smoking with Breaks Shirley George and Jennifer Stocker, Laura Delfeld-Hal DeShong. 1. Shawn Quinn-Joe Quinn-David who reached the silver and bronze Thurs Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Grainger-Ira Hessel 2. George Mann- Doubletree Hotel levels, respectively. Rosemary Kelley-Claudette Hartman Sharon Mann-Kenneth McBride- Let us mention some local players A2, Jeff Ford-Scott Humphrey B1. Donna McBride Strati BCD B1. 6505 I-35 N, Austin, TX who recorded successes at recent Patrick Long-Hal DeShong B2.C1. Stanley Bowen-Vera Chimene-Laura 800.222.8733 tournaments. At the Dallas Regional, Diana Rogers-Stanley Bowen C2. Delfeld-Diana Rogers B2. Lawton Bridge Rate: $75 Jack Lacy was among the top ten Maddy Bergen-Marcia Jameson. Hutchison-Shirley Henry-Dean Truair- Tournament Chairs masterpoint winners—the most Fri KO Teams 1. Jack Lacy-Tom Darlene Gilmore C1. David Buck- successful among Unit 207 entrants. Breed-Alexander Kolesnik-Mark Donna Gerber-Caroline Baumann-Jean Laura Delfeld 512.917.5036 Mark McAllister 512.587.8524 Others who did well were Tobi Bumgardner 2. Jeff Ford-Laura Townsend C2. Adam Ruprecht-Jeff email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Sokolow, Louis Sachar, Larry Davis, Delfeld-Clint Schuhmacher-Hal Ford-Hal DeShong-Clint Schuhmacher Partnership Chair Robert Donathan, and Jerry Bigler. In DeShong D1. Terry Richardson-David Hettema- Joe Black 512.461.9009 email@example.com the New Braunfels sectional Paul Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1.B1.C1. Larry Smith-David Warner. Kelley was our brightest star, followed Harvey Browning-Richard Ryan A2. by Angela Lennon, Peggy Geiler, Ellen Entry Fees Meyer, Jeff Ford, and Anita Cokins. Thursday, Friday & Saturday: $9 /member/session, $10 /nonmember/session Sunday: $80/Swiss Team Paul and Rosemary Kelley placed near the top at Waco’s Bridge on the Brazos. There are several coming events that Happy Holidays capital area players need to be aware From your Scorecard Editors of: The next NLM sectional will be Page 10, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 Wichita Falls Sectional, September 30-October 2, 2005 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A 1/2 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs BC Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A Fri Eve Strat Open Prs BC Sat Morn Strat Open Prs A Dori Smith & Ann Roberts Helen Nelson & Linda Madding LaRue Stott & Ann Roberts Ray Barnes & Charles Young Susan Couch & Kathleen Brown Sat Morn Strat Open Prs BC Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A Sat Aft Strat Open Prs B Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A Sat Eve Strat Open Prs B Janice Taylor & Rose Van Meter LaRue Stott & Dori Smith Carolyn Kay & Margie Brown Darlene Shirey & Peggy Hughes Kay Strickland & Lera Lewis Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt I Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt II Fri Bkted KO Teams Bkt III Sun Strati-Flted Swiss B Sun Strati-Flted Swiss C Roy Baughman & James Thurtell Gene Probst & Stefan Davis Patrick Amrine, Eric Bell, Joe Veal Lee Lunsford & John Delk Roger Tinnerstet & Nell Lister Pat Cassidy & Carolyn Pinto Helen Probst & Ronni Davis Leah Stapeton & Darko Jevremovic Norma Lunsford & Sally Delk Anna Sutherland & Judith Witte Results: Wichita Falls Sectional Fri Brkted KO Teams Bkt I 1. Pat VanMeter B2. Kay Strickland-Lera Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Darlene Stott-Dori Smith-Ann Roberts-Gail The top masterpoint winner was Cassidy-Roy Baughman-Carolyn Lewis C2. Lynda Jolene Brantley-Burtt Shirey-Peggy Hughes A2. Roy Wells X1. A Probst-Helen Probst- James Thurtell, Dallas, with 31.73 Pinto-James Thurtell 2. William Lauck. Baughman-James Thurtell B1. Kay Ronni Davis-Stefan Davis X2. Coleen masterpoints. Nabors-J McNeal Opal Thurman- Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Larue Strickland-Lera Lewis B2. Susan Palmer-Lera Lewis-Kay Strickland- Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1/2. Pat Delois Nell Bkt II 1. A Probst-Helen Stott-Dori Smith A2. J’Neane Huey- Brower-Wanda Hughes C1. Leah Bette Byrd Strati BC B1. Norma Cassidy-James Thurtell A1/2. Ann Probst-Ronni Davis-Stefan Davis 2. Jerrell Cosby B1. Carolyn Kay-Margie Stapleton-Darko Jevremovic C2. Gene Lunsford-Lee Lunsford-Sally Delk- Roberts-Dori Smith B1.C1. Helen Virginia Bowling-Patricia McCleese- Brown B2. Norma Lunsford-Lee Walden-Herman Hardin Jr. John Delk B2. Carolyn Kay-Margie Nelson-Linda Madding B2. Tiffany Mary Casteel-Leon Ward Bkt III 1. Lunsford. C1. Helen Nelson-Linda Sun Strati-Flted Swiss Teams AX Brown-Elaine Ireland-Cathy Zinn C1. Holverson-Katherine Potter C2. Bernie Patrick Amrine-Eric Bell-Darko Madding C2. Abbie Truitt-Estalee A1. Pat Cassidy-Carolyn Pinto-James Roger Tinnerstet-Nell Lister-Judith Lange-Jack White. Jevremovic-Joe Veal-Leah Stapleton 2. Liggin. Thurtell-Roy Baughman A2. Larue Witte-Anna Sutherland. Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Larue Joyce Lo-Dee McKinley-Shirley Stott-Ann Roberts A2.B1.C1. W Ray Bond-Beth Mahler. Barnes-Charles Young B2. Helen Cash- Sat Morn Strat Open Prs A1. B Young C2. Jolene Huddleston- Susan Couch-Kathleen Brown Magic Valley Sectional Saranell Farr. A2.B1.C1. Janice Taylor-Rose January 20-22, 2006 Unit 353 Lisque Lesley made a visit to The Elk’s Lodge Wichita Falls Wichita Falls recently. We enjoyed a Luncheon honoring Lisque and playing 1428 S. Commerce Shirley Bond bridge at the Bridge Club. We know Harlingen, Texas she is enjoying being with her family Thanks to all of you for coming to in Kerrville and San Antonio. Lisque, the Wichita Falls Sectional. Unit 353 come back again soon. We miss you. appreciated your support. On the road to recovery are: Babs Friday, January 20 Tournament chairpersons, Gail Kleinecke (after her recent fall) and Simpson and Wanda Gaynor, did a great Jeannine Delaney (after a bout with Stratified Open Pairs, single sessions 9:00 am & 1:15 pm job. Thank you. We also thank our unit shingles). Ladies, we are happy to see Compact Knock-Outs, 1st session 7:00 pm members for their support in furnishing you back at the bridge table. delicious food and helping move and The Vernon Duplicate Bridge Club Saturday, January 21 set up tables and chairs. It takes has returned to the Hillcrest Country Stratified Open Pairs, single sessions 9:00 am & 1:15 pm everyone of you to have a great Club in Vernon for their games. They tournament. have a game at 12:45 each Wednesday Compact Knock-Outs, 2nd session 7:00 pm Congratulations to our newest Life and 12:45 each Friday. Master-JOYCE LO. She made Life The following have had 70% games Sunday, January 22 Master the first day of the Wichita recently: Leon Vaccarella and Wanda Stratified Swiss Teams, 2 sessions 10:00 am & TBA Falls Sectional. Gaynor Congratulations to the following Unit 73 % game at the Bridge Club; Gene Stratified Open Pairs, single session 10:00 am 353 top 25 Masterpoint Winners from and Helen Probst 72.14% game at the Pair & Team Stratification: A: 1000+, B: 500-1000, C: 0-500 our unit at the Sectional Tournament: Bridge Club; Ruth Streit and Judy Entry Fees Tournament & Partnership Chair Host Hotel Stefan Davis 12.56; Ronni Davis 12.56; Crabtree 70.83% game at the Vernon Helen Probst 11.86; A. Probst 11.86; Bridge Club; Cula Burch and Wanda ACBL Members $9/session Andrea Klein Econolodge, $39-S/$44-D Elaine Ireland 11.66; William Gaynor 70.14% game at the Bridge- Non Members $10/session 956.761.3600 1821 W. Tyler, Harlingen Cunningham 10.36; Michael Terry A-Gap Club; and Mike Terry and Bob $80/Sunday Swiss Teams firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 10’36; Margie Brown 7.72; Carolyn Cunningham 70.14% game at the Bridge Kay 7.72; Shirley Bond 7.23; Joyce Club. Congratulations to all of you. Section top awards each day Lo 7.07; Dee McKinley 7.07; Tiffany The Unit Final North American Pair Free snacks & coffee all sessions Holverson 6.73; Tomie Evans 5.36; Games will be held at Bridge-A-Gap Door prizes David Hertzog 5.36; Leon Vaccarella on Sunday, November 20, at 1:00 and 5.35 Cula Burch 5.35; Katherine Potter Monday, November 21, at 7:00. Lunch served between sessions on Sunday 4.65; Burtt Lauck 4.58; W. Ray Barnes The Unit 353 Christmas Party will Non-smoking with hospitality breaks 4.56; Charles Young 4.56; Wanda be held at the Wichita Club on Friday, Hughes 4.49; Kathleen Brown, 4.43; December 9. Make your plans now to Cathy Zinn 4.24; Beth Mahler 4.14. attend. McCallum traveling trophy to the Unit member earning the most points at this tournament. A fellow had made a bad bid and gone for 1400. “I’m Presentation of the trophy will be made at the sorry,” he said to his partner, “I had a card misplaced.” Asked his partner innocently, “Only one card?” Awards Ceremony held by Unit 237 after the Harlingen Tournament ~ Charles Goren Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 11 great planner, she is a very thoughtful (then of New Orleans) was 28, Jim apologize,” said Stone. “It’s all my CALM UNDER PRESSURE: Unit 176 person- a jewel. We’re not losing Jacoby 44, and Bud Creed 82. fault.” “How is it your fault,” Norman Congratulations to Sue Doe, Irving, for Dallas Dorsey, just lost her as President of Who won Men’s Pairs at the St. asked. Stone, known for a sharp being named to ACBL’s All-Star DBA. We heartily welcome Catherine Louis Regional? Dallas’ Curtis Smith, tongue: “Someone told me you knew Director team. Marvin Migdol Tucker as the new Unit 176 President. playing with Nate Silverstein, and how to play bridge and I was stupid GEORGE BURNS: When Ira Corn All of us need to pull together, in the Curtis won Senior Masters with Jim enough to believe him.” owned the fabulous Aces, Ira arranged TEN TOP REASONS same direction, to support Catherine Jacoby. Barry Crane was there. At the Wolff tells us that about 125 a game in Dallas with George. Both TO ATTEND and our giant Unit. Little Rock Regional, Jim won Men’s newspapers now carry his bridge smoked cigars. But when George was SPRING ’06 NABC BRIDGE HOUSE: Several years Pairs with Dr. John Fisher. Ozzie and newspaper column. Many bridge 95 he arrived at a country club in LA, IN DALLAS: ago, my former wife, Grace, and I were Mary Zita were on the winning Open columns have emanated from Big D. planning to puff his cigar. He was passing through Shreveport. Grace got Team. Bud Creed’s quintet won the The Jacobys had a column. furious to find a “No Smoking” sign. 10. There’s a lot to see. excited that evening when she found a team event at Ft. Worth. Bobby and Judy have moved to Las He complained so that when he arrived 9. There’s a lot to do. telephone directory listing for “Bridge What did the new Encyclopedia of Vegas. District President Dewitt the next day the sign read: “No 8. Great new attractions. House.” She phoned. Bridge cost then? $8.75 from Barclay! Hudson and pro Chris Compton smoking except for those over 90.” 7. Tremendous restaurants. Grace: “What time does the game ELVIS COUP: The Elvis Presley eloquently lauded Bobby at the Sept. JOB INTERVIEW: In 1933, an ad 6. Easy to get to. start?” coup is when your left-hand opponent Unit Game. Mike & Nancy Passell has man named Jack Goodman had an 5. Dallas hospitality. Bridge House: “Lady, this is a half- leads from his A-Q around to your Kx. also moved to Vegas. We’ll miss them. interview with Max Schuster at Simon 4. Fantastic mall hopping. way house for recovering alcoholics!” The King is no longer dead! HAMMING IT UP: Did you know & Schuster. Schuster told Goodman 3. The fun stops here. QUIZ: At what Dallas hotel was the That player also thought that the that Bob Hamman has planted a that due to the Depression there was 2. Terrific spring weather. Fall Nationals played in 1964? Gerber Convention was a meeting of $500,000 prize in a Hershey’s bar? no job. Dick Simon, Schuster’s partner, 1. Great bridge! Adolphus plus Baker (RIP). The bridge baby-food manufacturers. And Short He’s President/Founder of SCA, using came into the room. They met again in (Plus we really need your $). rates were $8 single or $11 double! Club was an organization for midgets. mathematical models to rate/analyze the elevator leaving the building. Simon DID YOU KNOW: ACBL chartered E-BRIDGE GREAT, BUT: The the odds of winners. He studied math asked Goodman to share a cap uptown. OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW a flight from NYC to Dallas to the ’64 growth of computer/e-bridge has at Cal State Northridge and “from the “Sure, I’m going to play in the MEMBERS: Whether you’re in Krum, nationals. The round trip fare was $125, served to help lessen attendance at school of hard knocks at the bridge Vanderbilt Cup,” Goodman said. Eagle Pass, Nuevo Laredo or somewhere including bus transportation to and bridge club games. Have fun on-line but table.” Many superior bridge players “Wow,” Simon said, “I’m a big bridge else in TX / Mexico, please remember from the airport (Love), a hot dinner support your local clubs. work for him. The bridge great moved fan. Can I come and kibitz?” Goodman this: Getting bridge players (of any en route and hot breakfast returning to DELTA 191: It has been 20 years to Dallas in 1969 when Ira Corn hired and partner won. Impulsive Simon profiiciency) to join your Unit will be NY. Now I think there’s an extra charge since the jet crash killing 123 at DFW. him to play on the Aces. They won said, “I like the way you guys play facilitated by getting them to the NABC to use the rest room! There were several anniversary write- that title in 1970 and then 10 more. He bridge. You’d be great working at Simon in Dallas. Players are impressed by the Prior to the Nationals there was ups but none mentioned what older was the #1 ranked player in the world & Schuster.” They joined S&S. vastness and professionalism of a fun, International Team Trials. Ozzie players recall. Several of the dead were for many years starting in 1985 but Goodman became Editor-in-Chief. You smooth-running tourney plus courtesy. qualified with Barry Crane; some guy on the way to Las Vegas to play in the he’s #5 now. Warren Buffett (quarterly never know! (We haven’t had anybody shot at the named Charles Goren also qualified. Summer NABC on Aug. 2, 1985. Dr./ profit=$1.45 billion), says, “That SMALL people belittle their table lately!) We understand that 223 MORE QUIZ: Let’s turn back the Rabbi Murray Berger played a major takes an unbelievable mind.” Proud to opponents/partners. joined ACBL at the ’97 Nationals in clock. In June 1964 which Dallas post-crash role. He was on the site, have him in Big D! See KINDNESS: “All of us are born Big D. You get non-members to Dallas player was leading the McKenney race? serving as chaplain. www.scapromotions.com. for a reason, but all of us don’t discover and they’ll sell themselves on the Oswald “Ozzie” Jacoby #15. Actually, On a less tragic note, the rabbi was BRIDGE NUT? Carl Ritner is the why. Success in life has nothing to do common sense of being part of the Bob Hamman was #10, but he then playing with Jack Borenstein in a congenial host of the ACBL Library with what you gain in life or exciting world of duplicate bridge! lived in Van Nuys, CA. Strange as it Knockout. Jack asked why the rabbi Bridge Book and Magazine sale on accomplish for yourself. It’s what you NICE ACCOMMODATIONS: may sound today, there was only one led the nine from K-9-7-5-2. Murray website at http:www.carlritner.com do for others.” – Danny Thomas. You get a single or double at the other Big D player in the top 75: Payne replied that he plays fourth best. “Then Thousands of bridge publications at CHRISTMAS PARTY: The Unit (downtown) Hyatt Regency Dallas for Harrison. Ozzie was in bed 6 weeks why not the five?” Jack asked. Rabbi: low prices. Shipping outside the USA Christmas party will be held on $129 plus tax. Call (800) 773-5069 with a broken hip in an auto accident “Darn! I always forget which end to can be as low as $1 per pound when December 1st at 6:30 pm. (ACBL Housing Bureau) for Spring July 12-followed by 6 months on count from!” (Jack should know that you get 10 pounds or more. They make NEWS OR JOKE? Send it to NABC. crutches. Ozzie was taken to Jewish in Hebrew you read from right to left.) great holiday gifts. firstname.lastname@example.org CATHERINE TUCKER NEW Hospital in Cincinnati following the STORY IS OK: Bobby Wolf is PRESIDENT: The resignation of accident. Mary Zita was only slightly married to Judy Kay-Wolf. Her Unit 237 said she really enjoyed having the club Dorsey Shaw-Hensel was accepted injured. Bobby Wolff was living in San deceased husband, Norman, was a top Magic Valley but has too much going on now to keep with great regret. Few people, if any, Antonio. expert and a real gentleman-a mensch. up the ownership. However, she’ll still have done more for bridge in Dallas. In At the time, Ozzie was the #1 LM When Norman played with Tobias Donna Ahlquist be playing and directing. addition to being an extremely hard with 8,401 points. Goren was 2 with Stone they had a disaster game. Following is a reading that Jennifer worker who is well organized and a 6,840. Dr. Fisher was 27, Sidney Lazard Norman apologized. “Don’t Iris Hensen resigned from the Unit Klement found written by Joseph 237 Board of Directors for health Addison in the late 1600s. ”It is very Dallas Winter reasons. We’re going to miss you, gal. wonderful to see persons of the best Thanks goes to Neta Van Bebber who sense passing hours together in Sectional accepted the vacated position and will shuffling and dividing a pack of cards finish out Iris’ term. with no conversation but what is made January 26-29, 2006 Congratulations goes to Laverne Hill up of a few game-phrases, and no other who recently became a Silver Life ideas but those of black or red spots Richardson Civic Center Master! That’s quite an ranged together in different SW Corner of Highway 75 accomplishment. figures. Would not a man laugh to hear (Central Expressway) & Arapaho Rd Richardson, Texas Andrea Klein is now owner of the any one of his species complaining that Dynamite Duplicate Bridge Club which life is short?” (I like it.) Thursday, January 26 meets on Fridays at 1 PM in Did you know: That The ACBL Newcomer 49er Pairs 7:30 pm Harlingen. Call her at 956-761-3600 for began back in 1937 when playing bridge Stratified 299er Pairs 7:30 pm location. There’s talk about Dynamite was THE escape from the Depression Stratified Open Pairs 7:30 pm leaving the Elk’s Club. Realizing a need Blues? That there are approximately Bracketed KO Teams - 1st of 3 Sessions 7:30 pm for a Friday bridge game, Doris Allen 4,200 Bridge Clubs in North America; Friday, January 27 and Jo Crowell started the Dynamite 2,500 ACBL teachers; and 1,000 ACBL Stratified 299er Pairs 1:30 & 7:30 pm Duplicate Bridge Club in Sanctioned Bridge Tournaments Stratified Open Pairs 1:30 & 7:30 pm 1998. Response was and still is very yearly? That ACBL is the governing Valley View Bridge Club Bracketed KO Teams - 2nd & Final Sessions 1:30 & 7:30 pm good. Jo (remember the big hats she body of bridge in the U S, Canada, Saturday, January 28 wore? And that she was always in the Bermuda, and Mexico? Newcomer Pairs (0-20 MasterPoints) 9:00 am market for another one?) found that A tidbit from Director Doris Stratified 299er Pairs 9:00 am she had just too much on her plate so Allen: When the person before you Newcomer Pairs (0-20 MasterPoints) 1:30 pm sold out to Doris a couple years (not your partner) makes a jump bid Stratified 299er Pairs 1:30 & 7:30 pm ago. Both gals made bridge playing you should wait 10 SECONDS before Stratified Open Pairs 1:30 & 7:30 pm fun. making your bid. Bracketed KO Teams - 1st, 2nd & Final Sessions 9:00 am, 1:30 & 7:30 pm We’re going to miss the plants Doris If you are interested in scores from Sunday, January 29 gave for door prizes, her wonderful the Regional Tournament held in Donna Strati-Flighted Swiss Teams 10:00 am & TBA personality, and her great directing. TX last month, go to Herman’s web 299er Swiss Teams 10:00 am & TBA (Did you ever try to give her a hard site, email@example.com and follow time? Couldn’t win, could you?) Doris directions. It’s all there. Complimentary Snacks & Drinks Entire Weekend! Complimentary Lunch Between Sunday Swiss Teams Aged to Perfection! Stratifications Tournament Chairman Aged to Perfection!—the perfect description for Jewel Stratified Pairs: A: 2000+, B: 500-2000, C: 0-500 Gerrie Owen 214.368.0265 Strati-Flted Events: A: 3000+ AX: 0-3000 ( play together) firstname.lastname@example.org Blasingame, Eulalia Davis, and Harold Longbotham. B: 1000-2000, C: 500-1000, D: 0-500 (play together) Preston Morrow 972.484.1702 Each in their 90’s, they were honored August 16, 2005 299er Stratified Events: A: 200-300, B: 50-200, C: 0-50 email@example.com 199er Stratified Events: A: 100-200, B: 50-100, C: 0-50 at the Baytown Community Duplicate Bridge Club for All Pair Events Stratified Single Session Partnership Chairman their many years of service to the club and for the Entry Fees LaRue Stott 214.369.9576 warmth they bring to club activities by their wonderful $10/session Friday $11/session Saturday (extra $1 on Saturday for 2006 Dallas NABC) Director In Charge outgoing, friendly personalities. Each of these $100/team Sunday Tom Whitesides consummate bridge players is a formidable opponent Elections will be held during this sectional for three new Unit 176 Board Members and a gracious partner, winning more than their fair Richardson Civic Center allows no smoking or alcoholic beverages throughout its building. share of session tops. Page 12, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 it for them) and he still has his Unit 183 Fort Worth considerably larger business which he runs with the help of his three sons - Cowtown 299er Silver Spur Sectional Kay Jones Rob, Mickey and Jeff. Boys continued to run in the family because her September 24-25, 2005 grandchildren are Matthew, Tyler, Parker, Will, Sam and the one and only The October Sectional is over and girl - Abby (better known as Princess!) we want to thank Tom Hughes for Joan was the consummate stay-at- running an excellent tournament, Peggy home mom who raised three great sons, Hughes for her usual good job on the enjoys seven grandchildren, keeps a partnership desk, Byron Taylor for his beautiful home and is an excellent cook. stellar work with the caddies, Pat (Once when her last boy had left home, Krannichfeld and Colleen Tiernan for she was holding one hand to her beautiful decorations, and Max forehead and moaning, “Is this all there Jackson, our photographer. Naturally, is? I’ve done nothing of importance!” all the players get a huge thank you for One of Bob’s friends said with all Sat Morn Strat Prs A Sat Eve Strat Prs A Sat Eve Strat Prs B attending and enjoying the tournament. sincerity, “Well, Joan, I don’t know Ronald & Patricia Sears Penny Mixon & Susan Webb Liz Hutchison & Carol Scott Hundreds and hundreds of bridge how you can say that. You make the enthusiasts play bridge day in and day best pork gravy of anyone I know!”) out and we never hear of them but they One of Joan’s favorite directors is are the back bone of the organization Mary Hoger because Joan says Mary and without whom there would be no never talks down to new players. Her ACBL. One of those players is Joan favorite partners include Jane Sisk who has been playing bridge for Rushford, Sherry Ward, and Millie over 40 years and duplicate for 30 Williams. She has taken lessons from years. She loves bridge, loves the Jo Carol White, Jeanne Love and Tom comradery of the game, and will never Hughes and loved all her teachers! Her give it up. bridge friends say Joan has a wonderful She was born in Indiana where she sense of humor, has strong political Sun Morn Strat Swiss A Sun Morn Strat Swiss B Sun Morn Strat Swiss C attended an all-girls school although she views, is an astute and logical thinker Andrew Fenves & Nedra Sims Carolyn Marks & Kathy Coleman Mary Chambers & Amberly Griffin Joyce Cellilli & Barbara Jones Francis Chang & Cal Bayley James Johnson & Lynn Long met Bob Sisk at a pool hall in June of and is very gracious. Although Joan has 1950 and they married in October of had a couple of strokes this last year, Results: Ft Worth 299er Sectional that same year. Bob was a professional she has come back to bridge with her Frances Chang and Cal Bayley, Fort ball player and they traveled the circuit bright smile and twinkly eyes and with Worth, were the top masterpoint in the summer and he sold appliances no loss of her bridge skills. She likes winners with 7.27 masterpoints. in the winter. the mental stimulation and competitive .Sat Morn Strat Prs A1.B1.C1. Eventually, he started a bank service challenge of bridge and she plans on Ronald Sears-Patricia Sears A2. Lauren organization and sold it to World continuing the game forever. Thank Brown-Jim Brown B2. Helen Nelson- Service Life. A few years later they sold goodness for all our Joan Sisks in the Linda Madding C2. Bob Clarke-Alma it back to Bob (who had been running bridge world! Farley. Sat Aft Strat Prs A1.B1.C1. Cal Unit 174 Congratulations to Jan Lall on the Bayley-Francis Chang A2. Michael Sun Aft Strat Swiss AB Sun Aft Strat Swiss C Houston recent achievement of her son, Justin Goldman-Dick Simon B2.C2. Mary Judy Kincaid & George Davis Pam Gladysz & Nancy King Lall, a very accomplished young player Lou Collins- Nancy Horvat. Gene Kincaid & John Davis Jerry Gladysz & Helen King Anne Page and former Houstonian. He was on Sat Eve Strat Prs A1. Penny Team USA1 which won the World Mixon-Susan Webb A2. Bogumil Coleman-Carolyn Marks-Cal Bayley- Kincaid-Judy Kincaid A2/3.B2/3. Wow! The recent Sunny Days Youth Team Championship in Knypinski-Pawel Hanus B1. Elizabeth Francis Chang B2.C1. Amberly Griffin- David Pearlman-Stewart DeJournett- Sectional had the highest attendance at Australia in an exciting 8-board Hutchison-Carol Scott B2. Nancy Lynn Long-Mary Chambers-James Glen Terrell-Steve Hibbard A2/3.B2/ an August tournament in the past 10 overtime match after a deadlock with Garrett-M Lou Straughn. Johnson C2. Rhonda Huser-Hilda 3.C1. Nancy King-Pam Gladysz-Jerry years! 546 tables! The I/N Program’s Poland. Sun Morn Strat Swiss Teams A1. Lacher-Shay Ura-Marcia Hansen. Gladysz-Helen King C2. Robert Most Congenial 299er Player Award Mark these dates on your calendars! Joyce Cellilli-Andrew Fenves-Nedra Sun Aft Strat Swiss Teams A1.B1. Clarke-Alma Farley-Mike Davis-Lyn went to Gary Hercules. 541 players December 2-4 for the 299er Sectional Sims-Barbara Jones A2.B1. Kathy John Davis-George Davis-Gene Davis. earned silver masterpoints. Jerry Evans Tournament (SILVER POINTS!!!) at topped the “Most Masterpoints List” Bridge and Games Studio. February 6- in the same trouble, no one else does!” with 25.59 of them. 12 for the Houston Lone Star Regional (Anon.) Congratulations to Terry Currie and (GOLD POINTS!! RED POINTS!) at Bridge Hint: “A player who can’t Tosi Liang for posting the highest score the Marriott Houston Westchase in North America in the ACBL-wide (formerly Adam’s Mark Hotel). defend accurately should try to be declarer.” (Alfred Sheinwold) Bridge & Games Studio International Fund Game #2 held last Congratulations to these recent Life May 11. They scored a whopping Masters and Masterpoint Achievers If you have news to share, please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a 299er Winter Sectional 76.85% at Bridge and Games Studio of for their accomplishments: New Life message at 281-442-1509 (days). December 2-4, 2005 Houston which was one of 164 game Masters (300+ MPs): Millie Dennis, sites by 789 pairs at 1578 tables. That Peter Hanson, Nandlal Khatri, James Bridge Club of Houston Bridge & Games Studio one game raised $10,888 for the Simmons, Paul Wear, Sharon Wilson. International Fund which subsidizes Bronze Life Masters (500+ MPs): September 9-11, 2005 9000 SW Frwy #290 Houston, TX 77074 player participation in world William Breslin, Sonia Bryant, Mary The top masterpoint winner was (Exit Beechnut/Gessner) 713.270.0874 championship events. Le Grand, Barbara Nance, Marge Edwin Bain, III, Houston, with 8.91 Friday, December 2 I am sad to report Jim Sikes has died. Rambo. Silver Life Masters (1,000+ masterpoints. He was 89. If you look inside your MPs): Christoph Eick, E. Patricia Fri Aft Strat Prs A1.B1. Don Stratified Pairs 2:30 pm Unit Directory you’ll find his name in Hefner, Melva Keil, Dorothy Lohn, Trimble-Joyce Trimble A2. Jeanne Stratified Pairs 7:30 pm the list of past presidents, having Madhusudan Patel, Natalie Wernet. Childe-Edwin Bain III B2.C1. David Handicapped Knockouts, session 1 7:30 pm served from 61-63. He was Bob Diamond Life Masters (5,000+ MPs): King-Donald Dixon C2. Jim Johnson’s first bridge partner and was Stephen Schwall. McCormick-Richard Wright. Saturday, December 3 one of a small group that was Applause and encouragement please Fri Eve Strat Prs A1. Jeanne Childe- Early Bird Pairs 9:00 am responsible for bringing Houston its for our Intermediates and Beginners on Edwin Bain, III A2.B1. Russell Joyner- Knockouts, session 2 9:00 am very first National tournament. More the road to the Life Master title: Jan Guthrie B2.C1. Elaine Albrecht- recently he played in the community NABC Masters (200+ MPs): Reggie Patricia Schwenker C2. Carolyn 0-5 Pairs 1:00 pm center games up until a few years ago. Lewis, Frances Robbins. Regional Labouliere-Nita James. Stratified Pairs 1:00 pm Thanks and gratitude to Arlene Masters (100+ MPs): Jayne Davis, Sat Morn Strat Prs A1. Jody Stratified Pairs 7:00 pm Weingarten for her many years of Roger Marlatt. Sectional Masters (50+ Henry-Harold Cameron A2.B1. Don service as Nominating Committee Chair MPs): Edwin Bain, Robert Frederick, Trimble-Joyce Trimble B2.C1. Jim Knockouts, sessions 3 & 4 (if needed) 1:00 & 7:00 pm which she has turned over to Lew Levy. William Houck, Patricia Pober, Betty McCormick-Richard Wright C2. Sunday, December 4 His 2006 Nominating Committee for Lou Suman. Club Master (20+ MPs): Evelyn James-Margie Nagle. Lunch Served between Sessions the Unit’s Board of Directors consists Francine Hargrove. Junior Life Masters Sat Aft Strat Prs A1.B1. Earle of Jere Hines, Carol Irvin, Bill Gervais (5+ MPs): Hallie Eads, Beverly Smith-Laura Garrett A2.B2.C1. Diane Stratified Swiss Teams 11:00 & TBA and Barbara La Vigne. It will be their Fanarof, Yisheng Li, Wanda Tonkin. Jobin-Edwin Bain III C2. Carmen Stratified Pairs 1:30 pm job to select 6 people for the slate, and According to an announcement on the Keys-Nancy Crabtree. Stratification 3 will be elected at the April Election Unit 174 Website in September, many Sst Eve Strat Prs A1.B1. Don Sectional for a 3-year term. If you are decks of ACBL cards were (and Trimble-Joyce Trimble A2. Douglas A: 200-300, B: 100-200, C: 0-100 interested in serving and feel you have probably still are) for sale by our Board Richardson-Linda Richardson B2. the temperament and skills necessary of Directors. Shortly after Hurricane Gary Hercules-Lauri Laufman. SECTION & OVERALL AWARDS to be an effective member of the Board, Katrina, the ACBL generously sent Sun Strat Swiss Teams A1.B1. FREE DRINKS & REFRESHMENTS please submit your name to Lew Levy 1,000 decks for distribution to the Jeanne Childe-John Bedford-D Russell (email email@example.com) or anyone evacuees at the shelters in Houston. Long-Edwin Bain III A2. Barbara Enty Fee: $9/session Fri & Sat; $10/session Sun on the committee. Unfortunately, however, the donation Babbitt-Joanne Chadderdon-Ann Lots of applause please for Toni centers said they could not accept Blohm-Philip Duterme B2. Karen Tournament & Partnership Chair Snow’s recognition by our ACBL them. So the cards were put on sale, Tabak-Daksha Adhia-Debra Bellan- Wayne Oden District 16 for her long and exemplary and the proceeds will be donated to Sandra Parker C1. Junior McKay- service to our bridge community. She ACBL charities. Please contact Joyce Peggy McKay-Joe Jewell-Gaylene 713.270.0874 * 281.844.4386* 281.844.3634 is the latest recipient of the annual Ryan if you would like to buy some. Jewell C2. Julie Harris-Francine firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Oswald and James Jacoby Service A “Murphy’s Law” of Bridge: “On a Hargrove-Karla Riddick-Virginia www.bestbridgestudio.net Award, a very prestigious honor! hand where everyone else should get Dellinger. Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 13 Gary King 299er Editor Intermediate/Newcomer no losers outside of trumps your can be picked off with East after first nature, virtually automatic. Again I rely do was duck the first diamond. It is objective should be to minimize the cashing a top honor to protect against on Mollo for an example. South is in now impossible for East to gain the There is a term used to describe chance of losing more than one spade singleton Q with West, while the 4S with the king of diamonds lead. lead twice and lead hearts each time. bridge players that is often heard. A trick. If you decided to take two reverse is not true). You cash the spade Does the expert duck the opening competent player is said to possess or finesses then your chances of success ace and run the spade ten. All follow North diamond lead because he can see the exhibit good “technique”. The are about 75% but you failed the low to both plays. What now? With S 107642 end position at trick one? The answer definition is not listed in The mechanics quiz. The proper play is to the contract assured how do you play? H AJ6 is no. The expert ducks the opening Encyclopedia of Bridge. In Webster’s cash the ace then return to the South If you cashed the remaining spade D 105 lead because experience has taught him Dictionary “technique” is defined as, hand and lead towards the Q103. Your tricks you might have a problem. Did C J83 a lesson. The expert sees that a diamond “The systematic procedure by which chances are significantly better, in fact you assume that the clubs were running loser is inevitable. To duck the opening a complex problem or scientific task is 83%. An 8% better line is not to be and discard two low diamonds? If so South lead removes from the defenders the accomplished.” Just how does that trifled with. Good mechanics can be you will be surprised when the hand is S AKJ95 ability to choose which one wins the translate into this game we play? achieved through basic study of card as follows: H Q43 second diamond later in the hand. He My favorite bridge author, Victor combinations. D A7 ducks in case that becomes important Mollo, published the only good The second element consists of North C KQ2 or is of value to the defense. To remove reference I could find. In his The intelligent anticipation. Each decision S A102 this option cuts the defenders’ Compleat Bridge Player he observes you make with regard to bidding, play, H KQ An inexperienced novice would see communication and there is no reason that the technician knows just what to or defense must be analyzed with D A105 only three potential losers (1 heart, 1 to leave them this ability. do, though not always what makes him regard to the bids or plays that may C AQ954 diamond, and 1 club). As a result he Work on your mechanics and do it. It does not involve psychology, follow it. Do you ask yourself what West East would win the first trick and begin on intelligent anticipation. The experience ego, greed, cunning, or daring. Mollo the opponents will do in response to S 75 S Q64 trumps. When East immediately shows will come. Watch carefully how expert concludes that “technique” comes in your plays? How about your bids? H J10753 H 862 out, the novice cashes a second top players play when at your table and three parts. A true student of the game Often I have seen students pause at D K9864 D 732 spade and plays the king of clubs. East learn to emulate their “technique”. You needs to master these three the wrong time. If you use Blackwood C8 C J1072 wins the ace and leads the nine of hearts will be better for it. accomplishments. To become a and then pause to think only after South to dummy’s jack. Our novice declarer Let me hear from you. “compleat” bridge player, one marked hearing the response you are not doing S KJ983 cashes the two club winners and then by high proficiency, you must develop things in the proper order. The time to H A94 puts West on lead with the trump good “technique.” think is before using Blackwood. What D QJ queen. West wins and leads a diamond The first element consists of simple responses can partner make and what C K63 over to East. Another heart now The Bridge Companion mechanics. This is the easiest of the will you do in each case? Mollo produces the fourth winner for the “A newsletter for the three. Here is a simple test to rate you presents this hand as an example of Only the diamond finesse will get defense. The complete hand: advancing contract bridge player” with regard to mechanics. As South in intelligent anticipation. You are in 6NT you the thirteenth trick. How would a a Swiss Team match, you are in 6S. in a matchpoint game with a heart lead. player with good “technique” play this North Published by Plan the play with the ten of hearts hand? After winning the spade ten, S 107642 Gary King lead. North stop and test clubs. If the club suit is H AJ6 PO Box 752652 S A102 3-2 you have thirteen tricks. If not, D 105 Houston, Texas 77275-2652 North H KQ then you can safely discard clubs on C J83 firstname.lastname@example.org S AQ103 D A105 the spades and try the diamond finesse. West East http://www.bridgecompanion.com H AJ5 C AQ954 Learn not to play without thinking S Q83 S— D A63 ahead. In a hand such as the example, H K1072 H 985 * C QJ3 South before cashing spades, decide on the D KQ62 D J9843 Order a subscription or other S KJ983 discards you will make. Then consider C 96 C A10754 materials online. South H A94 what effect that might have on future * S 98742 D QJ play. South To sign up for my H KQ7 C K63 The third element is simple S AKJ95 FREE Bridge Briefs program D8 experience. You must learn from past H Q43 send an e-mail to C AK62 You win the heart in the North. Using experience and see the proper play D A7 email@example.com good mechanic skills you realize the without having to review and apply C KQ2 with the word ADD The answer is to focus only on your best play in spades is to finesse East, basic fundamentals. The proper in the SUBJECT field. goal. Your goal is twelve tricks. With not West, for the spade queen (Qxxx approach should become second To avoid this, all our declarer had to Athens 299er Sectional, September 16-17, 2005 Fri Morn & Aft Strat Prs A Fri Morn Strat Prs B Fri Aft Strat Prs B Fri Aft Strat Prs C Fri Eve Strat Prs AB Karol Rank & Kay Hutson Joanne Abate & Valerie Chapman Sue Harris & Mary Jo Krohn Carol Sossamon & Charles Townsend Renate Brown & Jean Stockdill Sat Aft Strat Prs A Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A Fri Bkted KO Teams Sat Morn Strat Prs AB Sat Bkted KO Teams Theda Cook & Khalifa Ahmed Karol & Ted Rank Nancy Green & Marlene Phillips Sat Aft Strat Prs B Dale Eckeberger & Craig Boyd Martha Taft & Carol Walliser Clifton Dillard & Ennis Dyess Jim Rhamey & Jan Boyd Results: Athens 299er Sectional Fri Eve Strat Prs A1.B1 . Renate The top masterpoint winners were Brown-Jean Stockdill A2. Pat George- M. J. Hunter, David Begin, Caroline Baumann and Beverly Greer, Judy Harrell B2. Charles Townsend- Carol Sossamon. District 16 Unit Goodwill Award Georgetown, with 8.18 masterpoints. Sat Morn Strat Prs A1.B1. Ennis Fri Morn Strat Prs A1. Karol Rank- Dyess-Clifton Dillard A2.B2. Gail District 16 proposes to implement a among the Unit’s membership by Kay Hutson A2.B1. Valerie Chapman- Beaupre-Frances Sanders. Goodwill Award to recognize and honor year-end with presentations to be Joanne Abate B2. Gail Beaupre-Laura Sat Aft Strat Prs A1. Theda Cook- District 16 players who exhibit a spirit made at the Unit’s convenience early Canterbury. Khalifa Ahmed A2. Ann Thomas- of courtesy, kindness and tact at the the following year. If no selection is Fri Aft Strat Prs A1. Karol Rank- Gunner Thomas B1. Ennis Dyess- Bridge table. These individuals are our made by year-end, there is no carry- Kay Hutson A2.B1. Martha Sue Harris- Clifton Dillard B2. Dee Gemmel-Sue ambassadors of goodwill to all other forward and no award will be given Mary Jo Krohn B2. Valarie Chapman- Ritschel. players. There is no master point re- for that Unit that year. Joanne Abate C1. Carol Sossamon- Sat KO Teams 1. Dale Eckeberger- quirement, but recipients should be fre- District 16 will design and pro- Charles Townsend C2. Ennis Dyess- Craig Boyd-Jan Boyd-Jim Rhamey 2. quent players in clubs and tournaments vide a suitable pin to be presented Clifton Dillard. David Begin-M. J. Hunter-Caroline within their unit. to the honorees. Each year’s recipi- Fri KO Teams 1. Nancy Green- Baumann-Beverly Greer. Each Unit may select two members ents will be announced in The Marlene Phillips-Carol Walliser- Sat Eve Strat Prs A1. Karol Rank- to receive the Goodwill Award each Scorecard and listed on the District’s Martha Taft 2. David Begin-Caroline Ted Rank A2/3. Judy Harrell-Pat year. Selection should be made from website. Baumann-M. J. Hunter-Beverly Greer. George A2/3. Janie & Jerrell Wolaver. Page 14, Scorecard, November/December, 2005 Bailey’s San Antonio Sectional, October 6-9, 2005 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs B Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A Fri Eve Strat Open Prs B Fri Eve Strat Open Prs C1/2 Fri Eve Strat Open Prs C1/2 Helen McCrae & Phyllis Giffin Derrell Childs & Marilyn Arnold Katherine Ribble & Phil Brown Gayle Carter & Tobin Abraham Tony DiBaggio & Sherry Johnson Sat Morn Strat Open Prs A Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A Sat Aft Strat Open Prs AB Sat Eve Strat Open Prs B Sat Aft Strat Open Prs C Nell Morgan & Carol Campbell Mike Doyle & Greg Hinze Carole Price & Sally Armstrong Jeff Ford & Adam Ruprecht Carol Cobler & Nancy Fisher Thurs Eve Strat BAM Teams A Thurs Eve Strat BAM Teams B Thurs Eve Strat BAM Teams C Sun Strat Swiss Teams A Sun Strat Swiss Teams BC David Mitchel & Charles Jefferson Sandra Weber & Myra Ribak Pablo Siegal & Keith Estep Ed Rawlinson & Bill Walker Mike & Janet Huiatt Wayne Rauschuber & Rich Lampman Patrick Cardullo & Beverly Santos Eleanor Siegal & Louise Wissler Paul Kelley & Phillip Grothus Patty Moncus & Jeri Tribo Unit 172 Results: Bailey’s Sectional Beverly Geurin-Evelyn Cloninger C1. Sherry Johnson C1/2. Jo Gayle Carter- Marilyn Arnold B1.Adam Ruprecht- San Antonio Thurs Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Bill Keith Estep-M. Louise Wissler-Pablo Tobin Abraham. Jeff Ford B2. Samuel Williams Jr-John Walker-Ed Rawlinson A2. Rosalie Siegal-Eleanor Siegal. Sat Morn Strat Open Prs A1. Carol Watkins. Ribnick-Joan Seidler B1. Carmeline Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Bill Campbell-Nell Morgan A2.B1. Sun Strat Swiss Teams A1. Ed Beverly Santos Squire-Raj Nayar B2/3. Jeri Martin- Walker-Ed Rawlinson A2. Jeff Ford- Gregory Ingolia-Jamie Ingolia B2. Rawlinson-Bill Walker-Paul Kelley Jr,- Darleen Abbott B2/3.C1. Howard Paul Kelley Jr B1. Helen McCrae- Carole Price-Sally Armstrong C1. Mike Phillip Grothus A2. Greg Hinze- Some People Make a Difference Janotta-Marilyn Jacobs C2. Jane Phyllis Giffin B2. Mike Huiatt-Terry Huiatt-Janet Huiatt C2. Sherry Patricia Lozano-Ellen Hessel- Ira Grady Watkins 1930-2005 Knaak-Arleen Schafer. Bickerton C1. Mike Huiatt-Terry Johnson-Gary Larson. Hessel-Mike Doyle B1. Mike Huiatt- A bridge legend in our District, a Thurs Eve Strat BAM Teams A1. Bickerton C2. Lewis Purnell-Gary Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A1.B1. Janet Huiatt-Jeri Tribo-Patty Moncus friend to all our members. He earned Charles Jefferson-Wayne Rauschuber- Larson. Carole Price-Sally Armstrong A2.B2. B2/3. Cecelia Zachar-Sally Armstrong- the rank of Emerald Life Master. Early C David Mitchell-Richard Lampman Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Marilyn Gregory Ingolia-Jamie Ingolia C1. Carole Price-Bette Allen B2/3. K in my bridge playing years my partner A2. Everette Lewis-Sheryleen Arnold-Derrell Childs A2. Scott Carol Cobler-Nancy Fisher C2. Adam Carpenter-Samuel Williams Jr-G and I played in a tournament in Laredo, Grothus-Phillip Grothus-Paul Kelley Humphrey-Diane Olson B1. Katherine Ruprecht-Jeff Ford. Talbot-Paula Warren C1. Mike Huiatt- Texas. During an early morning Jr, B1. Patrick Cardullo-Myra Ribak- Ribble-Phil Brown B2. Jamie Ingolia- Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Greg Janet Huiatt-Jeri Tribo-Patty Moncus breakfast Grady asked if we would Sandra Weber-Beverly Santos B2. Gregory Ingolia C1/2. A Di Baggio- Hinze-Mike Doyle A2. Derrell Childs- C2. Olivia Brown-Cho Mayo-Arline accompany him to select a special gift Marion Fink-Margaret Irvine- Rubin-Ruth Lerner for a friend. Since I can shop until I need a margarita I accepted the challenge. Nuevo Laredo was our C: Gary Lawson and Louis Purnell. target. My innate curiosity Special congratulations to all of you. overwhelmed my better judgment and Once again Nell Morgan and her New I asked Grady if this was a gift for his Braunfels Hospitality Committee dance partner, Donna. In his gentle hosted an outstanding September Unit manner he slowly said yes. I was not Sectional Tournament. During the Bailey’s Bridge Studio surprised as I saw their love come alive weekend-evening sessions a scheduled 4254 Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, TX when they danced together on 20 minute hospitality break rewarded numerous occasions. They had 18 the players with a mini buffet. This memorable years together. was well received by all as we were Thursday, December 1 Robert, “Bob” Karuss 1918-2005 able to leave right after the results were Lunch 11:15 am & Dinner 6:15 pm In memory and in celebration Bob posted. and his lovely wife sponsored the We had a record turn out for the NAP Stratified Pairs, single session 12:00 pm biggest bridge game in town on Unit Qualifying Game, 22 tables were Board-A-Match Teams, single session 7:00 pm Mondays at the Church. Bob was in play. The overall winners were Gene always gracious and professional in his and Mary Britton. Congrats to you and demeanor at the bridge table. Ellie has the other qualifiers that will play in Friday, December 2 always been his “Lady”. We will the District Finals to be held during Lunch 11:15 am & Dinner 6:15 pm remember. the San Antonio Sectional in January Stratified Pairs, single sessions 12:00 & 7:00 pm Sally Parker, Chaired the Nominating at the Omni Hotel. Make your Committee for our November Elections reservations now! for the Board of Directors. The slate Get Well Cheers go to: Anna Bell Saturday, December 3 of candidates is: Ed Rawlinson, Helen Portfield, Don Morgan, Bea Breakfast 10:15 am & Lunch 2:15 pm McCrae, Sherry Johnson Di Baggio, Williamson., Madeleine Wolf, and Bill Peter Thorne, Rita de Hoyes and Ellen Walker. We wish you wellness and a Stratified Pairs, single sessions 11:00 am & 3:00 pm Hessel. Voting will take place in all the speedy recovery. Clubs and during the Wilson Davis The Mentor/Mentee Program had 34 Sunday, December 4 November Election Sectional participants this past year and the Unit Tournament at Woodlake Golf Club. will continue its support in 2006. If Lunch served between sessions Election Co-Chairs are Gene and you have less then 99 points and would Stratified Swiss Teams 10:30 am & TBA Mary Britton. Many thanks to all for like to register for the program and have your volunteer support. The Great a Mentor (Life Master Member) to Kahuna, Ed Rawlinson, and his spirited play with you once a month please Tournament Chair Open Pairs Card Fees Karnes City Hawaiian Entourage contact: Bev12@stic.net (Beverly Andy Bailey A: 1500+ $9/ paid ACBL Member hosted the Annual Unit Lula Event. Santos) or PC1154@Yahoo.com Studio - 210.967.4040 B: 500-1500, C: 0-500 Swiss Teams $80/team This was truly a holiday event, gifts (Patrick Cardullo). This is a great galore! The converted Best Dressed learning experience. Deadline to Cell - 210.618.6921 Student Discounts $5/session Hawaiian Tourist Award was won by register is December 1, 2005. Stratified Swiss Teams Shirley Brooks and Bill Scarpero. Holidays are for sharing with family PARTNERS AVAILABLE A: Unlimited No smoking Overall game winners: Flight A: Ira and friends. Please befriend the Contact Andy B: 750-2000, C: 0-750 Smoking breaks and Ellen Hessel. Flight B: Susie children of Hurricane Katrina and Rita Willerson and Jodie McMahon.Flight with holiday gifts based on their faith. Scorecard, November/December, 2005, Page 15 Odessa Wildcat Sectional, September 23-25, 2005 Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A Fri Aft Strat Open Prs C Fri Eve Strat Open Prs AB Fri Eve Strat Open Prs C Sat Strat Open Prs A Jimmie Penn & Flo Curry Roy Elsner & Bob Bennett Jean Rochford & Peggy Cook Barbara Davis & Nancy Harris Virginia Noelke & Susan Dorris Fri Aft Strat Open Prs B Sun Strat Swiss Teams A Sat Strat Open Prs B Sun Strat Swiss Teams B Sun Strat Swiss Teams C Sat Strat Open Prs C Earl Knipfel & Becky Kinsey Billie Rush & Joyce Mtichell Sue Conner & Barbara Steinert Phyllis White & Jim Hawkins Sarah Wright & Jim Hawkins Gloria Crites & Lyle Kinsey Wayne Restor & Belle Harris (NP) Sarah Wright & Ed Ryan Mary Anne Ochs-Helen Wise. Many information on the holiday parties Dickerson-Al Beebe A2. Shirley Unit 209 Unit 197 International Fund Games were held in coming up. Have a wonderful holiday Ponder-Mary Hildebrand-Bee Ward- Permian Basin Lubbock September with the extra $1 going to season. Doris McCallon B1.C1. Fred Blosser- benefit agencies serving hurricane Karen Wilson-Mozella Tew-Gwen Jimmie Penn victims. Sandi Krahmer Lubbock Summer Wright B2.C2. Ray Kinserlow-Patricia Welcome to two evacuees playing in Showers Sectional Rivers-Inez Kindle-Darlene Wilbanks. “LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS our local games-Brenda Brauner who I am sad to report the death of Tena ROULEZ” (Let the Good Times Roll) will be with us awhile and Molly, who Beck. I first played with Tena in the August 19-21, 2005 Results: Odessa Sectional was the theme of LM Party honoring was here for a short time. early 70’s the first day I met her. We Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1. June Rebecca Kinsey, Midland and Earl Judy Hawkins-a good time was had The annual ACBL Instant won, and a life-long friendship was Stanton-Lexie Reese A2.B1. Kaye Knipfel, SK, were the top masterpoint by all. The French theme was bolstered Matchpoint Game is always a formed. She was a delightful lady who Kirk-Norma Buchanan B1. Kaye Kirk- winners with 9.35 masterpoints. by mini-Eiffel Towers, delicious salads favorite. Winners of a “Gold Point” was loved by all who knew her. She Norma Buchanan B2. William Lokken- Fri Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Flo and decadent chocolate desserts. were Flo Curry-Jimmie Penn and had a marvelous sense of humor and Dean Lokken C1.. Kenneth Woodard- Curry-Jimmie Penn A2.B1. James “Merci Beaucoup” was the sentiment Belle Harris-Wayne Rector! attended many tournaments in the area C1. Woodard C2. J. Neal Marchbanks- Hawkins Jr-Sarah Wright B2/3.C1. spoken by Judy! Overall winners were The Unit NAP Final, a two-session in the 70’s and 80’s. She had battled a Jan Hover. Roy Elsner-Robert Bennett B2/3. Joan Vicki Fisher-Lena Nichols and Dixie event, was held at ABC September long illness for the last several years. Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Betty La Fond-Ann Servatius C2. Barbara Gifford-Ruth Fahrig. 17th. Strat “A” winners were Jimmie She will be missed. Lowmiller-Charles Dodson A2.B1 Davis-Nancy Harris. Theme song for August appreciation Penn-Flo Curry and Kathryn Locke- 70% games were had by Clyde and Betty Smith-Shirley Ponder. B2. Fri Eve Strat Open Prs A1.B1. Jean game was “The Eyes of Aggie” Gloria Crites. Strat “B” winners were Betty Kerns, Carol Schoenhals and Sammie Johnson-Karen Wilson C1. Rochford-Peggy Cook A2. Robert (plagiarizing Eyes of Texas) describing Helen Wise-Wayne Rector and Greg Lorans, Pat Rivers and Don Sikes, Sharon Bishop-Will Anthony C2. Sarah Baker-Lena Nichols B2. Jack Johnson- our club treasurer-when handling our Dorothy Brenneman-Jean Baxter. Hiroka Howell and Connie George, Rice-Catherine Baldwin. Kay Strickland C1. Barbara Davis- money she makes Scrooge look like a We have acquired a new Life Mary Jean Moore and Andy Ford. The Sat Aft Strat Open Prs A1. Suzy Nancy Harris C2. Helen Davis-Jean spendthrift-to conserve on utilities she Master by way of Cherry Hill, NJ. last 2 games were in Plainview. Wanda Stiles-Sibyl O’Banion A2. Peter Ray. suggests wearing “extra” clothes in Roni Oppenheim divides her time Robinson is always so good about Yeaton-William Cook B1. Wayne Sat Strat Open Prs A1. Suzanne winter and “no” clothes in summer- twixt Midland & Cherry Hill. We calling me with the Plainview news as Rector-Norma James B2. Charles Dorris-Virginia Noelke A2. Marilyn our convention cards to be used as may have adopted Roni as our very she is their director. I always find her Grimes-Irene Oppenheim C1. Carlos Arnold-Derrell Childs B1. Billie Rush- fans-We’re becoming suspicious of own. CONGRATS! to be so knowledgeable and up to date Humphrey-Willene Humphrey C2. Joyce Mitchell B2. Belle Harris-Roy trips to Ireland, Egypt, Peru, Safaris A September Appreciation Game on the latest innovations in the Bridge Marilyn Smith-Mary Ann Anthony. Sparks C1. James Hawkins Jr-Sarah wherever. Such frivolity is how we was held in conjunction with our Scoring computer programs. She has Sat Eve Strat Open Prs A1. Al Wright C2. Jean Ray-Helen Davis. applaud those dedicated to serving us annual meeting electing officers & helped out our Lubbock directors many Beebe-Greg Loran A2/4.B1. Wayne Sun Strat Swiss Teams A1. Lyle well-THANKS! board members. Directors Paulette times, and they really appreciate her Rector-Norma James A2/4. Sharon Kinsey-Rebecca Kinsey-Gloria Crites- We kicked off September with Labor Turner, Jean Pistole, & Sue Gardiner sharing her knowledge. Bishop-Wanda Wilson A2/4. Greg Earl Knipfel A2.B1. Wayne Rector- Day chili-cheese dogs with all the were presented with lovely potted Good to see Kaye Kirk back playing Hinze-Joe Clark B2. Fred Blosser- Belle Harris-Barbara Steinert-Sue trimmings at ABC. The game was an “mums”. after some recent surgery. It’s also good Gwen Wright C1. Tawnya Cole-Clyde Conner B2. Jack Johnson-Charles International Fund Game and among Betty Norton (Odessa) & Wilbur to see Alice Alene Floyd back and to King C2. Francis Thornberry-Don Grimes-Kay Strickland-Irene the winners were Mary Hammond- Cunningham (Big Spring) are missed have Gaye Edmon back playing. That’s Cosby. Oppenheim C1. James Hawkins Jr- Jimmie Penn, Sarah White-Lena at the bridge table. about all for now. Watch the bulletin Sun Strat Swiss Teams A1. Carol Sarah Wright-Phyllis White-Edward Nichols, Ann Servatius-B. J. Filley, and HURRY BACK! board and the monthly calendar for Schoenhals-Greg Loran-Betty Ryan. The Webs We Weave to Play 3NT By Nagy Kamel have also bid 4D, but he worried about diamond return from the Kx, so he be 4S, 2H, 2D and 5C. East returned a on the 3 rd round of the suit, as he The following hand was played at having 3 losers in 5D, so he decided to decided to return a club. diamond into the wheel, to stick south thought west had 4 diamonds. East’s the recent Tunica, MS regional. sit for 3NT. As you can see from the The CQ would have cleared the in dummy, prevent him from scoring diamond went to the 10, south cashed layout above, 5D is cold, but situation for the defenders, but there his assumed black suits winners, and the ace dropping the king, making 3NT, South West North East unfortunately that was not the final was a chance that partner had AK to get west to eventually score his DK 2 spades, 3 hearts and 4 diamonds. Kamel Moore Stack Said contract. doubleton, so west returned a small 1H Pass West led his 4th best spade, south club. South pitched a low diamond from 1S Pass 3D Pass can count 3 spade tricks if he can get dummy as east won his ace for the 3NT All Pass to his hand, 1 heart and 5 diamonds if book, (unblocking the D10 though Bridge In Schools the king is on side and he is allowed to necessary to pick up king third on side, get to his hand. South cashed the AQ would have probably been a red flag Lesson Plans AQ of spades (revealing no worry about for east). Axxx the suit), and proceeded to put the This was the position: AQJ10x opponents on lead, with the slim hope Teachers interested in presenting bridge x of getting spades continued. He knew —— to younger students Jxxx 10xx if he puts them in with a heart, that xx Q9x K10x they would probably switch to clubs. AQJ10 will want to first look at the Kx xx So south played a club from dummy, —— 5th-12th grade lesson plans Q109x AKxxx east holding the AK feared ducking the Jx 10 K9xx trick to declarer’s possible CQ, as he —— —— by Kitty Cooper Jx could count 9 tricks for declarer as well, Kx xx 9xxx if he is allowed to win a trick in his Q10 xxx and the J9x hand, take the diamond finesse and K PreK-4th grade lesson plans possibly repeat it if he has the D9. —— South stretched to respond to 1S and East played his CK, low by south, 9xxx by Donna Compton then felt a little stuck after 3D. He was and west gave count with the C9. East J not sure how many diamonds his played the HK that held the trick and Now east back in knew declarer had The lesson plans are available as a free download in partner held in order to proceed to a continued with the H10 to the Jack, 4 spades and 2 hearts from the lead Microsoft Word format or Adobe Acrobat format diamond game, didn’t really want to queen and ace. Declarer exited dummy and the play so far. He also knew that go past 3NT, so south just hoped his with a third heart to west’s 9. A spade his partner had an even number of Please go to www.acbl.org for more information partner had some club values to go with return into south’s possible tenace did clubs, probably two since declarer is on teaching bridge in schools! his Jack 3rd and bid 3NT. North could not appeal to west, neither did a playing on the suit, so declarer must Houston Lone Star Regional February 6 -12, 2006 MAIN EVENT SCHEDULE Open Pair Championships Mon Stratified Pairs ................................................................... 7 pm Tues Stratified Pairs ....................................................... 1:30 & 7 pm Wed Stratified Pairs ....................................................... 1:30 & 7 pm Thurs Stratified Pairs ....................................................... 1:30 & 7 pm INTERMEDIATE - NOVICE SCHEDULE Fri Stratified Pairs ........................................................ 1:30 & 7 pm Sat Stratified Pairs ....................................................... 1:30 & 7 pm Monday Sun Stratified Pairs ............................................... 10:30 am & TBA 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ..........................................................................7 pm Trophy Pairs Senior Pairs (must be 55 or older) Each day there are three single sessions, 9 am, 1:30 and 7 pm. Tues Stratified Senior Pairs ..................................... 10:00 & 3:00 pm You may play in as many as you wish. If you play in two or more, Wed Stratified Senior Pairs ..................................... 10:00 & 3:00 pm you are eligible to win a trophy. Your best two scores count Thurs Stratified Senior Pairs ..................................... 10:00 & 3:00 pm toward the trophy. Fri Stratified Senior Pairs ..................................... 10:00 & 3:00 pm Tuesday Sat Stratified Senior Pairs ..................................... 10:00 & 3:00 pm 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ..................................................... 9 am, 1:30, 7 pm Wednesday Side Game Series 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ...................................................... 9 am, 1:30, 7 pm Each series runs five days: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri and Sat. Thursday Your best 2 of 5 count toward the overalls. 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ...................................................... 9 am, 1:30, 7 pm Morning Side Game Series ............................................................. 9 am Friday Afternoon Side Game Series ...................................................... 1:30 pm 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ...................................................... 9 am, 1:30, 7 pm Evening Side Game Series .............................................................. 7 pm Saturday 0-5, 49ers, 299ers ...................................................... 9 am, 1:30, 7 pm Team Events Sunday ................... KO 1 (Handicapped) Mon 7 pm & Tue 9 am, 1:30 & 7 pm .................................... Stratified 299er Swiss (2-session event) ..................10:30 am & TBA KO 2 (Handicapped) Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat 9 am .......................................... KO 3 Tue 1:30 & 7 pm & Wed 1:30 & 7 pm ........................................ INTERMEDIATE/NOVICE STRATS KO 4 Wed 1:30 & 7 pm & Thur 1:30 & 7 pm ........................................... 299ers: A: 200-300, B: 100-200, C: 0-100 KO 5 Thur 1:30 & 7 pm & Fri 1:30 & 7 pm .............................................. 49ers: A: 20-50, B: 5-20, C: 0-5 KO 6 Fri 1:30 & 7 pm & Sat 1:30 & 7 pm ................................................ 299er Swiss: A: 200-300, B: 100-200, C: 0-100 Compact KO #1 Tue 7 pm & Wed 7 pm ........................................................... Session and overall awards will be red points. Compact KO #2 Sat 1:30 & 7 pm ............................................ At the end of the tournament, the player amassing Strati-Flighted Swiss Sun 10:30 am & TBA the most points will be awarded a special trophy. Speakers each day at 12:30 & 6 pm. Topics to be announced. Single Session Swiss Every evening at 7 pm, Tuesday through Saturday 0-5 Pairs at 9,1:30 & 7 each day, if attendance warrants. Late Night Zip KO Teams Every night at 10:30, Tuesday through Saturday Tournament Co-Chairs Bert Onstott 713.851.1511 firstname.lastname@example.org Norm Gautier 281.795.6665 email@example.com Stratification & Flighting Hospitality Stratified Events: A: 1500+; B: 500-1500; C: 0-500 Kathy Hughes 281.437.1339 firstname.lastname@example.org Seniors Events: A: 1500+; B: 500-1500; C: 0-500 Intermediate/Novice Strati-Flighted Event: A: 3000+; AX: 0-3000 (A & AX play together); Jo Dene Bond 281.444.0045 email@example.com B: 1000-2000; C: 500-1000; D: 0-500 (BCD play together) Partnerships Jolie Hess 713.774.4458 firstname.lastname@example.org AB C DAB C D Caddies Sandy Stevens 281.395.5578 email@example.com Entry: $11/person/session Monday - Friday $12 Saturday (includes surcharge for Texas NABCs) Marriott Houston Westchase $12 Sunday (meal provided) (formerly Adam’s Mark) Section Top Awards for Pairs and for 2900 Briar Park Drive, Houston, TX 77042 first place teams in KO and Swiss. Reservations: 713.978.7400 or 1.800.228.9290 Room Rates: $105 single/double; AB C DAB C D $115/triple; $125/quad Cut-off date for room rates: January 20, 2006 Texas Star Awards Presentation Child Care Available Contact Donna Compton for more information: Saturday, February 11, 2006 firstname.lastname@example.org (Prior to the beginning of the evening session) or call 214.373.7055. Reservations required.