At the April 23, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, seven pairs competed. First place went to Barbara Besse and Lou Winkelman, followed by Bea Phear and Bari Boyer in second, and Barbara Alleyne and Carol Whitmarsh in third place.
At the April 24, 7 pm game of the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, six pairs competed in a club championship game. First place went to Robert and Ency Fokos, followed by Joan Perrine and Ken Judson in second.
Many Island bridge players left on April 25 to play in the Falmouth Regional Bridge Tournament, so the regular game of the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury was suspended for this week. Barbara Besse and David Donald had good results, playing in the Keohane Seniors Regional in Falmouth, finishing first in their bracket and fifth overall on Wednesday in the Senior Open Pairs. They also finished fourth in their bracket on Thursday in the same event. On Friday they again finished first in their bracket, and sixth overall in the same event. Diane Drake and Lolly Hand played in the Cape Cod Open Pairs on Thursday, finishing first in their bracket and fourth overall in the Thursday morning game that was limited to players with less than 300 master points. In the Thursday afternoon game, Drake and Hand finished third in their bracket ,playing in the same event. On Sunday, playing in the Senior Gold Rush Swiss Teams, locals Barbara Alleyne, Carol Whitmarsh, Sue Collinson, and Sandy Smith finished in second place.