Things finally began to make sense for the intrepid souls who have undertaken the beginners’ bridge course with the U3A. All the note taking, the point counting, the mystery of the losing trick count, the memorising of bids and the agonising over transfer bids or weak take outs made sense today as the group took part in a Duplicate Tournament at St Giles’ Church Hall, Aintree.
The afternoon began with a very enjoyable buffet. With home made cakes, quiches, prawns, salads and tasty baguettes the buffet table groaned under the weight of delicacy upon delicacy. Soft drinks and tea were the order of the day as we were going to need razor sharp wits to get us through the afternoon. Continue reading