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Neat hand from Buffalo

Shona opend 1D in the West. 2S by North and take-out double by me. 3D by Shona, and 3NT closed the auction. Opening lead 6C, East pitched a heart and I won the 8C in my hand. So it looks … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 bridge, buffalo

Bridge Book Review

I’ve cut back on playing bridge very since Aaron was born. I’ve kind of lost interest, and we of course don’t have that much time. I can drive Aaron out to Mom’s and pick him up after but it makes … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 books, bridge

The Hog takes to Precision

This book is a collection of Victor Mollo articles which are not in his published books in the Menagerie series. Mark Horton did a fantastic job, finding these hands and collecting them into a book. I really enjoyed the whole … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 book, bridge

Oshawa Bridge

Jock, Shona, Dave and I played in the Oshawa sectional bridge tournament on Sunday.  Our team was doing well, and we possibly could have placed going into the last round. I had this hand: Red on white.  I thought about … Continue reading

November 9, 2010 bridge

Watertown Sectional

I headed down to the Watertown Sectional to play with Ed in the 15 table-Sunday Swiss. The worst sin I committed was 1C – P – 2H.  Ed took it as weak, but I had a strong hand.  All the … Continue reading

June 18, 2010 bridge

Kingston Regional

The 2010 Bridge tournament was a lot of fun.  I played 5 days with Marc Sylvester.  He is a very patient partner to put up with me for that long.  We both had our share of highs and lows throughout … Continue reading

May 26, 2010 bridge


Shona and I played in the STaC on Friday afternoon.  We had 71% at the club, but in this tournament, they matchpointed across all of the tables.   After scoring across the field, our score jumped to 75%.  We got … Continue reading

April 27, 2010 bridge

Beer for a Pregnant Lady

In the game of bridge, there is an unwritten rule, that if you are declarer and win the last trick with the 7 of diamonds, your partner owes you a beer.  There are a couple of rules, like diamonds can’t … Continue reading

March 2, 2010 beer card, bridge, General

Oshawa Sectional

Shona and I played with Ken and Don in a Swiss Team match this Sunday at the Osahwa Sectional. We had fun, but not the best record.  I played with Ken. We lost the first match by 1, and were … Continue reading

February 16, 2010 bridge, Don, General, Ken, Oshawa, Shona

Kingston Sectional

This weekend was the Kingston Sectional bridge tournament held at the Ambassador Hotel. On Friday, I played with Shona.  We had two 60% games.  Since they were both single session games, we ended up coming like 6th and 3rd.  Saturday, … Continue reading

February 2, 2010 bridge, General, Sectional, Shona