GOREN Bridge


Wed­nes­day evening in­vi­ta­tional pairs and teams, 7 p.m. start. For in­for­ma­tion/part­ner­ships con­tact Bill Tre­ble (204) 669-1458 or email b.stre­[email protected]

Selkirk bridge clubs meet Tues­day and Thurs­day, 1 p.m., Gordon Howard Cen­tre, Selkirk. Ruth, 204-482-4177 or Ken, 204-482-4065.

The Army, Navy, and Air Force (ANAF) # 283, 3584 Portage Ave., has ca­sual bridge ev­ery Wed­nes­day from noon to 3 p.m. Phone Ron 204-831-8535 .

Vi­tal Se­niors at St. Mary Mag­da­lene Church, 3 St. Vi­tal Rd. in­vites se­niors (55+) to join them ev­ery Thurs­day, 1-4 p.m. Mar­garet, 204-256-3832.

Nor­berry-Glen­lee Com­mu­nity Cen­tre wel­comes all bridge play­ers ev­ery Wed­nes­day, 12:30 p.m., 26 Mol­gat. Con­tact Jean, 204-256-0509.

Riverview se­niors duplicate bridge play­ers, Thurs­days

6:30 p.m., Fort Rouge Leisure Cen­tre, 625 Os­borne St.


Gwen Secter Cre­ative Liv­ing Bridge Club plays Tues­days at 1 p.m. Join us first for hot lunch at noon and then stay and play. New mem­bers wel­come. 204-339-1701.

Kirk­field West­wood Bridge Club has a duplicate game ev­ery Mon­day, 7:15 p.m. at Kirk­field West­wood CC, 165 San­some Ave. Dave 204-771-7314.

Lor­raine’s Bridge Club con­ducts a weekly game Thurs­days at 12:15 p.m. at 2050 Chevrier Blvd. Call Sekhar at 204-475-0935.

ACBL-sanc­tioned games 1 p.m. Satur­days at the Carman Ac­tive Liv­ing Cen­tre, across from the arena. Call Randy, 204-745-3874, or Gus­tine, 204-745-3434.

Bronx Com­mu­nity Club ( 720 Hen­der­son Hwy) wel­comes in­ter­me­di­ate bridge play­ers on Wed­nes­days at 1 p.m.

Pem­bina Duplicate Bridge Club of­fers ACBL-sanc­tioned Duplicate Thurs­days at Mor­den Sr. Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre on N. Rail­way. Sum­mer games are at 7 p.m. and win­ter games are at 1 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion call di­rec­tor Wal­ter at 204-822-4341 or Com­mu­ni­ca­tions El­vene at 204-822-4601.

Glen­wood C.C. 27 Over­ton Fri­day bridge at 12:30 for in­for­ma­tion con­tact Jil­lian at 204 582 1090

In­ter­ested in play­ing or learn­ing bridge? Leave a mes­sage on the bridge line, 204-231-6041 or visit bridge­man­i­toba.org. WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ AN­SWERS

Q1- Nei­ther vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:

♠ 95432 Q 10 6 3 5 ♣ J86 WEST NORTH EAST SOUTH

1♦ 1♥ 3♦ * ? *Pre-emp­tive

What call would you make?

A- Four-card sup­port and a sin­gle­ton in the en­emy suit make it tempt­ing to raise, but you just don’t have enough. Pass.

Q2- North-South vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:

♠ J73 Q964 Q832 ♣ 52 Part­ner opens 1D and right-hand op­po­nent passes. What call would you make?

A- Don’t pass! That would make it too easy for the op­po­nents. Bid 1H.

Q3- East-West vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:

♠ Q763 K86 9 ♣ AK943 Part­ner opens 1C and right-hand op­po­nent passes. What call would you make?

A- You can raise clubs later. For now, bid 1S.

Q4- Both vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:


1♣ 2♣ * ?

*5-5 in the ma­jors, usu­ally weak What call would you make?

A- You have so much to do. Start with a nat­u­ral bid in your best suit. Bid 2D.

Q5- North-South vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:


1♠ Pass 2♣ Pass

2♦ Pass ?

What call would you make?

A- If you play 3D as forc­ing here, then that’s your bid. If not, bid 2H, fourth­suit forc­ing, and fol­low with a clearly forc­ing 3D.

Q6- East-West vul­ner­a­ble, as South, you hold:

♠ 9 94 A9765 ♣ AK754 SOUTH




*Fourth-suit forc­ing, ar­ti­fi­cial game force

What call would you make? WEST NORTH EAST Pass 1♠ Pass Pass 2 Pass

A- Part­ner’s ar­ti­fi­cial 2H bid has cre­ated a game force. Keep de­scrib­ing your hand. Bid 3C.

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