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New Prize Leads Quiz Next Step

OPENING leads are often subjective and

Congress

virtually any opening lead can be successful THIS MONTH’S QUIZ 13 – 15 August 2013

some of the time. However, bridge is in

many ways a game of percentages and Hotel Hilton Metropole,

therefore certain leads will gain more often Hand 1

than others. In each issue you will be given

´ K85 Brighton

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three hands and the bidding on each, and t 642 Ideal for players who are used to

you are asked to choose your opening leads ® K 10 6 5 2

playing in a club but who have not

from those proposed by our Quizmaster.

tried a county or EBU congress

Answers will be in the next issue. In each

West North East South event. The emphasis is on having

problem you are on lead as West.

1®1 Pass 1t2 fun in a relaxed environment. Next

Pass 1™3 Pass 1NT4 Step players may play their familiar

All Pass system (excluding the Multi 2t).

1 Polish Club: 17-22 any shape or 12-14 Sessions will be of about 18–21

makers of playing cards since 1824 balanced or natural boards. On the last day, Thursday,

2 0-7 any shape there will be a workshop in the

www.piatnik.co.uk

3 Either 12-14 balanced or 17-22 natural morning with a short lunch break

( 020 8661 8866

4 5-7 balanced without four or more followed by duplicate bridge.

spades

Tue. 2pm-5pm Play session

Pick your lead out of: (a) ´5; (b) ™A; (c) a 5pm-7pm Free time

diamond; (d) ®5. 7-10pm Play session

Wed. 10.30am-3.30pm Swiss Pairs

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(includes a short break)

3.30pm-7pm Free time

Hand 2 7pm-10pm Play session

´ AK6 Thur. 10am-11.30am Lecture

This elegant twin-pack of Piatnik playing ™ K3

(topic to be arranged)

cards (‘Summer in Paris’) is the prize on t KQ62

11.30pm-1.30pm Free time

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offer this month. 1.30pm-4.30pm Play session

For information on the new Piatnik

cards visit www.gibsonsgames.co.uk West North East South Next Step Congress Entry Fee: £41

1t 2t1 Dble2 2™

Pass Pass Dble3 All Pass Next Steppers can also play in

There are TWO categories in our the Mixed Pairs Championship on

1 Majors

competition: up to and including Master, 2 Thursday evening (special intro-

Looking for penalties

and those with higher ranking. Please 3 ductory price £8) or in the Open

Penalties

indicate on the top left-hand corner of Pairs on Friday afternoon (special

the envelope, or in the e-mail subject Pick your lead out of: (a) ´A/´K; (b) introductory price £6).

line, the category for which you are ™K; (c) tK; (d) a club.

entering. The first correct entry in each

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Entries & enquiries:

category out of a hat will win the

EBU Comps Department

prize. The Editor’s decision is final.

Hand 3 ( 01296 317 203 / 219

´ Q52 or e-mail

Entries to the Editor, Leads Quiz, ™ 5

23 Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LR, comps@ebu.co.uk

t Q86542

or e-mail elena@ebu.co.uk ® A95

by 20th August 2013.

West North East South

Please make sure you include your full 3´ 4™

postal address AND rank 4´ 5™ Dble All Pass

even if entering by e-mail and/or Pick your lead out of: (a) ´2; (b) t5; (c)

you have entered before! t2; (d) ®A. r

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