Bridge results roundup

Members of the North Shore and Poalua Duplicate Bridge Clubs meet every Thursday at Sun Village behind Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihu‘e at 9 a.m. This is the oldest bridge club on the island and visitors are always welcome to play. To find a partner or additional information, call Jane Nearing Go at 826-9753 or Betty Moore at 245-1994.

Results for Thursday’s 28 player Mitchell Movement game were: Jane Nearing Go and Betty Moore; Al and Patty Ficker in second (North-South); first; Gail and Doug Shotton; Visitors from Manitoba, Canada, Lenda Helser and Leslie Miskill in second (East-West).

The Sunrise Duplicate Bridge Club plays each Thursday at the Church of the Pacific Hall in Princeville at 9 a.m. The club welcomes visitors and part-time vacationers. For playing partners or information, call Lolita Horney at 826-6805.

Results for Thursday’s three table event with 12 players were: First, Connie Copenhaver and Rob Van Ekeren. Second, Susan Worth and Steve Angeleno.

The Sunset Duplicate Bridge Club plays each Saturday at the Church of the Pacific Hall in Princeville at 1 p.m. This long-established club conducts friendly and competitive play for all island players. For playing partners or information, call Lenda Helser at 828-0609.

The group had its Christmas Party at Lenda Helser’s, Saturday. There were 28 players at seven tables and several guests for the luncheon.

Winners were: North/South, First: Rob and Gail Van Ekeren. Second: Dick Shen and Dotty Nakea.

East/West, First: Jane Go and Francine Donahue. Second: Lenda Helser and Pat Burgess

• Note: Effective in January, the Sunset Bridge Club will be officially sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. This means all member players of ACBL can earn International Matchpoints which are recognized worldwide. Games must adhere to stringent guidelines for Duplicate Bridge and must be under the direction of an ACBL certified director. This will be a first for Kaua‘i and all ACBL members, both residents and visitors, can play in sanctioned games. There is no change for non-ACBL players who want to play, but they cannot earn International Matchpoints.

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