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Bridge Bites: Counting the hand

Bridge Bites: Counting the hand

May 16, 2012

This week we start a series of hands where the key to success is counting the opponents' distribution; in each case turning a guess into a sure thing.

Athlete of the Week: Jean Goetze

Athlete of the Week: Jean Goetze

May 9, 2012

When Jean Goetze isn't teaching French at the Arts and Community Enrichment Center in Sarasota, she is active

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 9, 2012

2012 — The first year Joan Kelly has been named Captain of the Year at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center. Pictured are Marsha Thompson, Manager Kay Thayer, Fanny Younger, pro Claudiu Retean, Kelly and pro Eric Hinchman.

Bridge Bites: Voyage of discovery

Bridge Bites: Voyage of discovery

May 9, 2012

Forgive the grandiloquent title: We are not talking here about Lewis and Clark, nor the HMS Beagle, nor even Christopher Columbus.

Athlete of the Week: Alex Lancaster

Athlete of the Week: Alex Lancaster

May 2, 2012

St. Armands Key resident Alex Lancaster is a workers compensation and personal-injury lawyer.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 2, 2012

1 — Place Jim and Ann Johnson took in couples bridge Tuesday, April 24, at Sarasota Yacht Club.

Bridge Bites: The power of deduction

Bridge Bites: The power of deduction

May 2, 2012

This is not the most swashbuckling auction ever to appear in Bridge Bites, but the deal does provide a test for Declarer's powers of deduction. Cover up the E-W hands if you would like to test your own powers.

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Ski-A-Rees

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Ski-A-Rees

April 30, 2012

At one point in the Ski-A-Rees show, a little boy was invited down to the announcer’s deck where two skiers jumped out of the water and over his head, landing gracefully back on the skis in the water on Sunday, April 29.

Bridge Bites: Stuff that doesn't happen

Bridge Bites: Stuff that doesn't happen

April 25, 2012

Last week, our astute Declarer remembered that his opponent had opened the bidding, sensibly deduced that said opponent must have the missing high cards and then played the hand accordingly. This week’s deal is a bit more difficult, because Declarer must be alert to something that did not happen!

PHOTO GALLERY: Day Three at the Sarasota Open

PHOTO GALLERY: Day Three at the Sarasota Open

April 18, 2012

The women have officially started playing as of Tuesday afternoon and will be playing Wednesday as well as part of the 2012 Ladies Invitational Tournament, which coincides with the Sarasota Open.



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