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Bridge Bites: Three degrees of bacon

Bridge Bites: Three degrees of bacon

June 20, 2012

This week's hand features an astonishing defense by West — we'll get to the winning play by degrees.

Bridge Bites: Introducing Dr. Goodlead

Bridge Bites: Introducing Dr. Goodlead

June 13, 2012

This week we feature a terrific opening lead, found in real life by John Brady, of Jacksonville (known to some as Dr. Goodlead).

Maria Sharapova climbs back to the top ranking

Maria Sharapova climbs back to the top ranking

June 8, 2012

Sharapova could complete career Grand Slam on Saturday.

Bridge Bites: Fishing for clues

Bridge Bites: Fishing for clues

June 6, 2012

As the play-of-the-hand develops, Declarer is constantly on the lookout for the clues, which will point to the right line of play. But, these clues don't always come gift-wrapped; sometimes, Declarer must go fishing.

Bridge Bites: A hold-up play

Bridge Bites: A hold-up play

May 30, 2012

After N-S reached 3NT, East, figuring that his side had a profitable sacrifice, offered his partner a choice between 4♥ or 4♠. This pushed N-S to the perilous contract of 5♦, which, as you will see, Declarer is about to bungle.

Aerobic grandma: Wellness never goes on vacation

Aerobic grandma: Wellness never goes on vacation

May 30, 2012

Once upon a time, a beach vacation consisted primarily of soaking up the sun, catching up on reading and taking a Pina Colada off a tray.

Athlete of the Week: Manfred Welfonder

Athlete of the Week: Manfred Welfonder

May 23, 2012

Manfred Welfonder, an 11-year resident of Longboat Key, began playing tennis as a young man in Germany.

Bridge Bites: An afternoon nap

Bridge Bites: An afternoon nap

May 23, 2012

East's 3♠ bid was preemptive, showing a long suit (usually seven cards) and a weak hand, its purpose being to make life difficult for the opponents.

Athlete of the Week: Phil Couture

Athlete of the Week: Phil Couture

May 16, 2012

Longboat Key resident Phil Couture is Sarasota Yacht Club fleet captain and organizer of the members' bocce ball games. Bocce is one of the earliest games known to mankind.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 16, 2012

7 — Number of boats that participated in the 2011/12 SBYA Sailmonster BOTY Series: Race No. 8 May 13, at Sarasota Sailing Squadron



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