issue 84 (May 29, 2000)
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Bridge Facilities in India
In this section I would be putting together all the information regarding bridge facilities in the various cities in
India.The information may be sketchy at present but would be made comprehensive in future.
In this section I would cover tournaments happening in India and more so the tournaments
happening in Northern part of India and in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
UP State selection trials took place at Kanpur. Following pairs have qualified for summer nationals
at Sanawar:Kr Vijayanand Singh & Pradeep Singh (Varanasi), CL Arora & Manoj Garg (Dehradun), NP Srivastava & NN Rastogi (Lucknow). MM Nangia
& G Rodericks (Lucknow) are reserve one.Maheshwari (Allahabad) won the duplicate event and would be represnting UP at summer nationals. Indresh Agarwal, Sushil Agarwal, Govind Agarwal, A K Sinha & B N Rastogi were playing for Maheshwari team.
The UP team did well at summer nationals by reaching semi finals where they lost to Railways ,the eventual winners, despite leading till 3 sessions of the four.
WBF World Wide Simultaneous Pairs event (formerly known as EPSON) would take place on June 2 & June 3 , 2000. The scoring of this event would be done on internet.
WBF is organising Mind Sports Organization's Worldwide Simultaneous Pairs on August 22 and August 23, 2000. It would be on the lines of Fifth Friday Championship organised by Herman De Wael.
The magnitude of the championship would be higher with about 10000 tables results being compiled together.
Deal of the Week
In this section I would cover one good deal which appeared in the Weekly Bridge Tournaments at Lucknow or in a recent tournament with explanations.
This week's deal is from BAFFAME Venice Cup qualifying championship at Colombo in 1999.
9 8 7 5 4
A Q 9
K Q 2
Q J 6
J 7 6 3
K Q 9 6
10 3 2
10 8 4
J 8 5
J 7 6 5
K 5 2
A 7 3 2
10 9 4 3
Indian ladies were playing Egypt in the finals of the qualifying event for of the Venice Cup of the BAFAMME region at Colombo.
The trophy was at stake though both teams had qualified for the Venice Cup. Indian was represented by Padmini, Subhadra, Hema Deora,
Pramila Shivdasani, Geeta Lakhani & Bimal Sicka.
The deal of the week shows a good defence by Subhadra and is reported from Indian Bridge World of January 2000.
The contract was 3 NT by South and opening lead was 3.
Declarer won the lead with King , cashed A K and played 3.
The play was identical till this point at both the tables.
Egyptian defender ducked the trick to Q allowing the contract to score as declarer now scores 4 s,
3 s, a and a for 9 tricks.
However, Subhadra went up with A and shifted to K to take contract down. Indian ladies went on to win the
You would like to visit these sites frequently.
ACBL Website-Federation (American)
CBF Website-Federation (Canadian)
WBF Website-Federation (World)
The Internet Bridge Archive-Archive
Floater-Online Bridge (Free)
BridgeWorld Website-Magazine > Puzzles
BridgeBase Website-Personal (Canada) > Software,Deals,Tournament Reports
Bridge Arkade-Personal (Norway) > Bidding Contest,Bridge Stories (humour),Puzzles
Anna Gudge's Website-Personal (England) > Database (Federation)
Richard Pavlicek's Page-Personal (USA) > Puzzles,Deals
History of Bridge-History
Tournaments Around the World-Personal (Denmark) > Tournament Reports
OKbridge-Online Bridge (Payment) > World Internet Bridge Championship
Demicoma Bridge Academy-Personal (India) > Puzzles
BridgeSpace Website-Personal (Israel) > Bidding Contest
Bridge Companion-Magazine > Puzzles
Bridge Today-Magazine > Bidding Contest,Bridge Lessons (Payment) from University
Jeff Goldsmith's Page-Personal (USA) > Software, Puzzles
Bridge Forum-Personal (USA) > Bidding Contest,Bridge Lessons (Payment)
Bridge In India-Personal (India) > Tournament Reports
Bridge Card-Convention Card Editor
Jim Loy's Review-Personal (USA) > Software
BridgePlaza-Personal (Canada) > Software,Deals,Tournament Reports
Alex Wagner's Page-Personal (Canada) > Bridge Stories (humour)
BFI Website-Federation (Indian)
Fifth Friday Simultaneous Pairs Championship-Personal (Belgium) > Contest
Mind Sport Organization-Personal (England) > Contest