New Prize Leads Quiz Next Step
OPENING leads are often subjective and
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
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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
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.
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
(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
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
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
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
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, email@example.com
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ® 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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