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INSIDE GUIDE

Pairs Tactics 5 n

Bridge Fiction 7 n

Heather’s Hints 9 n

Director, Please! 11 n

Standard English 12-13 n

Caption Competition 13 n

Junior Internationals 14 n

Prize Leads quiz Answers 15 n

Brighton report 16-17 n

Traps for the Unwary 19 n

Ask Jeremy 21 n THE Venice Cup was held for the first time This year the event takes place in

Better Defending 22-23 n in 1974, in Venice. It started as a challenge October in Veldhoven, The Netherlands.

In a Nutshell 23 n match between women’s teams from the Previous winners Nicola Smith and Sally

EBU News and Diary 25-28 n USA and Italy, Europe’s representative. Brock will be representing England togeth-

Bidding Quiz Test Hands 29 n Today it is the equivalent of the Bermuda er with Heather Dhondy (see page 45) and

Letters to the Editor 31-32 n Bowl (World Open Teams) for women, Nevena Senior, and Susan Stockdale and

EBU Babes Part II 33-35 n organised – every odd-numbered year – by Fiona Brown, with Martin Jones as non-

Bidding Quiz Answers 36-37 n the World Bridge Federation. playing captain and David Burn as coach.

The Debate 38-39 n English players have been very success- The EBU and English Bridge wish our

Around and About 40-41 n ful in this event, the world’s most pres- team success. May the fact that the event

Bridge with a Twist 42 n tigious in women’s bridge, winning it in takes place in what Her Majesty the Queen

Signals and Discards 43 n

1981 and 1985 when the team was still graciously calls a ‘most special anniversary’

Club Bidding Quiz Test Hands 44 n

competing as Great Britain. year prove to be a good omen! r

Online Bridge 44 n

A Day in the Life & Top Tip 45 n

Club Bidding Quiz Answers 46 n ARTICLES IN ENGLISH BRIDGE ARE COLOUR CODED

County News 47-51 n Instruction EBU News Features Online Bridge Reports

Master Point Promotions

(Local Masters)

Prize Leads Quiz Questions

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