Kansas City NABC March 2017

Kevin and I had a great time early in the tournament, finishing 20th in the Lebhar National IMP Pairs, then we won our first round in the Vanderbilt Teams … unfortunately, that was almost it for me.  I got sick. It started with a cold … then the flu and basically spent the last three days trying to survive before coming home. Remember, spring bridge classes start Monday morning 3/28/2017, looking forward to seeing you... read more

Hot off the presses from the Lebhar IMP Pairs in Kansas City

As the Dealer, I passed, my left-hand hand opponent opened with a weak 2♥ bid. My partner overcalled 3♦ and I held: ♠ KQ8 ♥ JT5 ♦ K9865 ♣ 97 I cuebid 3♥, showing a limit raise in support of diamonds. Partner would know that I didn’t hold 12-HCP since I had passed originally. I thought, if partner is short in hearts then we have a good chance to make game! One advantage of cuebidding is that it (saves space on the bidding) and conveniently gives us the option of bidding 3NT on a subsequent bid. This leaves it up to partner to decide the best place to play the hand. Results: Partner bid 5♦. Making 5. Partner’s hand? ♠ AJ52 ♥ 87 ♦ AQJT3 ♣... read more

Christmas Party for Charity

Patty Tucker’s annual Bridge with Patty holiday party was held December 13, 2016 at the Atlanta Duplicate Bridge Club in Dunwoody.  Over $300.00 was raised to distribute to three local charities; Ahimsa House, Interfaith Childrens Movement and Meals on Wheels. Thank you and Happy... read more