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SECTION C (Questions 6-9)

BRIDGE DINGBATS

The four phrases below represent something to do

with bridge. Two marks are available for each

phrase correctly decoded.

Q6. Forth rescue - BRIDGE CLUB (Rescue club

used in golf)

Q7. Strange fortnight - WEAK TWOS

Q8. One sirloin ends conversation - ONE NO

TRUMP OVERCALL (NOT RUMP)

Q9. Coffee with half-a-shot to go - WEAK

TAKE-OUT

SECTION D (Questions 10-13)

BRIDGE HISTORY

Link the Kings with their slam contracts; each

correct pairing will gain you one mark.

Q10 6´ non-vulnerable - 980 - Ethelred the

Unready

Q11 6™ vulnerable - 1430 - Henry VI

Q12 7NT non-vulnerable - 1520 - Henry VIII

Q13 6® vulnerable - 1370 - Edward III

SECTION E (Questions 14A, 14B and 14C)

CHOOSE YOUR SWITCH

Q14A. Answer: ™7

Q14B. Answer: ®2

Q14C. Answer: ™7 r

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SECTION A (Questions 1-3)

THE MISSING CARD

You are a card short, so you have to identify the

missing card. Five marks for each correctly

identified card.

Q1. Answer: ´Q

Q2. Answer: ®J

Q3. Answer: tQ

SECTION B (Questions 4-5)

CHOOSE THEIR LEAD

It is Christmas for the declarer and he is allowed

to choose the opponents' lead!

Each correct lead gains you 5 marks. Choosing

the correct line of play in Q5 will gain you an extra

5 marks.

Q4. Answer: �´K

Q5. Answer: A HEART. Trumps break 2-1 because

neither player has a void. You ruff the lead

low, cross to ´A, ruff a second heart high,

cross to ´K (drawing the last trump) and

then ruff a third heart. Finally you cross to

the ´Q and play your hearts from the top

along with South's two aces

Answers and winnersby Bernard Magee

Christmas Quiz 2015

Christmas Quiz 2015

Full answers, including

the original hands are

available online

pages 68-71

Congratulations to our

TWO WINNERS

David Barley - Gillingham, Kent

Paul Roberts - Chester

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