Archives for February 2013

Stealing a win at the Blue Hen Sectional

WILMINGTON, DE - My partner Christine Matus and I seem to do best in bridge tournaments when we go some place where nobody knows us and we can fly under the radar. That wasn’t possible this past Saturday (2-23) at the Bridge Studio of Delaware’s Blue Hen Sectional when we both got mini-McKinney … [Read more...]

Fun bridge, but tough sledding in Ohio

CANTON, Ohio - To go all the way into snowy Ohio in the middle of the winter for three bridge games in two days may seem like a long way to go for a small harvest of just .41 MasterPoints, but that’s exactly what my partner Christine Matus and I did this past weekend. Well, it wasn’t quite that … [Read more...]

Psych bid: Down 2, but still a winner

Snow kept down attendance at the Wednesday night (2-13) game at the Delaware Bridge Studio and with 2.5 tables, every board was played only twice, so you got a win, a loss or a tie on the board – there were no in-between scores. With that kind of scoring, anything can happen and in this case the … [Read more...]

A rowdy weekend of director’s calls

BALA CYNWYD, PA - My partner Christine Matus and I had an up-and-down weekend at this year’s second winter Sectional at the Bala Golf Club (Feb. 8-10, 2013), but we ended on an up note on Sunday winning six head-to-head matches in the four-person Swiss tournament finale with our friends and … [Read more...]

Tennis trip with a healthy side game of bridge

JACKSONVILLE, FL - While in Jacksonville, FL, to watch the American tennis players demolish Brazil in the first round of the 2013 Davis Cup over the weekend, my partner Christine Matus and I managed to get in a side game of bridge Friday morning at the Lakeside Bridge Club. We couldn’t dance the … [Read more...]