Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 28, 12 tables were in play. North-South winners were Sandy and Michael Lindheimer, followed by Bea Phear and Helen Colvin in second, Judy Spruance and Susan Goodridge in third, Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in fourth, and Sari Lipkin and Carol Whitmarsh in fifth. East-West winners were John O’Keefe and Ken Judson, followed by Jim Kaplan and Brooks Robards in second, Clara Hargrave and Claudia Bowser in third, Judy Maynes and Barbara Kummel in fourth, and Louise Marx and Jerri Grannis in fifth.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club on Tuesday, July 29, six and a half tables were in play. Finishing first North-South were David Donald and Michel Riel, followed by Sandy Lindheimer and Barbara Besse in second, and Rhonda Cohen and Eric Stricoff in third. East-West winners were Audrey Egger and Miles Jaffe, followed by Michael Lindheimer and Bob Iadicicco in second, and Nancy and Dan Cabot in third.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, July 31, 10 and a half tables were in play. North-South winners were Barbara Besse and Bob Iadicicco, followed by Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in second, Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in third, and Don Nelson and Lou Winkelman in fourth. East-West winners were Andrew Jacknain and John O’Keefe, followed by Miles Jaffe and Barbara McLagan in second, David Donald and Rich Colter in third, and Sue Collinson and Ken Judson in fourth.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, August 2, eight tables were in play. Finishing first North-South were Rhonda Cohen and Eric Stricoff, followed by Duncan Walton and Ann Brown in second, and Agnes and Phil Burch in third. East-West winners were Brenda Davenport and Claudia Bowser, followed by Clara Hargrave and Betty Dixon in second, and Tillie Foster and Emily Robertson in third.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 21, 10 tables were in play.  North-South winners were Judy Spruance and Sergio Dechiara, followed by Gerry Averill and Diana Dozier in second, Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in third, and Molly Mattoon and Judy Cronig in fourth. East-West winners were Lee Kleinman and Mary Baker, followed by Louise Marx and Jerri Grannis in second, Joe Ashcroft and Mollie Whalen in third, and Iris Capobianco and Kay Kendall in fourth.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday, July 22, eight tables were in play for a Membership game. Finishing first overall were Deirdre Ling and Ed Russell, followed by Joe Ashcroft and Mollie Whalen in second, Barbara Besse and Sandy Lindheimer in third, Barbara McLagan and Rich Alpert in fourth, and Bea Phear and Nancy Neil in fourth.  Also finishing third in the North-South direction were Cathy Minkiewicz and Simmy Denhart.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, July 24, 10 tables were in play.  Finishing first in the North-South direction were Ed Russell and Deirdre Ling. Tied for second were Sandy and Michael Lindheimer and Eric Stricoff and John O’Keefe. Fourth place went to Barbara Besse and Miles Jaffe. Finishing first in the East-West direction were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by David Donald and Rich Colter in second, Foster Osborne and Hope Whipple in third, and Lou Winkelman and Don Nelson in fourth.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, July 26, 10 tables were in play for a special game honoring Rosemary Taylor, a longtime supporter of bridge on the Island. Funds from the game will be donated to a special fund for bridge education for youth. Finishing first North-South were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Colleen Morris and Paul Howes in second, Story Osborne and Don Nelson in third, and Deirdre Ling and Carol Whitmarsh in fourth. East-West winners were Hester Boxill and Dorothy Brannon, Lee Scott and Bea Phear in second, Brooks Robards and Jim Kaplan in third, and Dorothy Libron-Green and Betty Dixon in fourth.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 14, 12 tables were in play.  North-South winners were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in second, Judy Spruance and Sergio Dechiara in third, Barbara Silk and Deirdre Ling in fourth, and Charlie Harff and Wink Winkleman in fifth. East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Audrey Egger and Ann Brown in second, Iris Capobianco and Carol Butler in third, Diana Dozier and Gerry Averill in fourth, and Louise Marx and Jerri Grannis in fifth.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club on Tuesday, July 15, 10 tables were in play. Finishing first North-South were Barbara Besse and Sandy Lindheimer, followed by Warren Morse and Richard Williams in second, Gail Farrish and Charlie Harff in third, and David Donald and Michel Riel in fourth. East-West winners were Audrey Egger and Miles Jaffe, followed by Nancy and Dan Cabot in second, Rich Peia (welcome back Rich) and Brooks Robards in third, and Michael Lindheimer and Bob Iadicicco in fourth.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, July 17, nine tables were in play.  North-South winners were Bob Iadicicco and Warren Morse, followed by Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in second, and Miles Jaffe and Barbara Besse in third. Tied for fourth place were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, and Carol Whitmarsh and Sari Lipkin. East-West winners were Audrey Egger and Jim Kaplan, edging out Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, who finished second. Third place went to Andrew Jacknain and John O’Keefe, while David Donald and Rich Colter finished fourth.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, July 19, nine tables were in play.  Finishing first North-South were Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold, followed by Duncan Walton and Ann Brown in second, Patsy McCornack and Joan Perrine in third, and Geraldine Jones and Martha Cameron in fourth. East-West winners were Brenda Davenport and Claudia Bowser, followed by Iris Capabianco and Kay Kendall in second, Trudy Ulmer and Charity Randolph in third, and Julia Burgess and Abe Seiman in fourth.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, July 7, nine tables were in play.  North-South winners were Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold, followed by Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in second, Nancy Cabot and Ann Brown in third, and Gerry Averill and Diana Dozier in fourth.  East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Carol Whitmarsh and Sari Lipkin in second, Jim Kaplan and Kay Kendall in third, and Isabel and George Shattuck in fourth.

No game was held at the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club due to the Tisbury Street Fair celebration.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, July 10, nine tables were in play for a Club Championship game. Finishing first Overall were Audrey Egger and Barbara McLagan, followed by David Donald and Michel Riel in second, Ann Brown and Duncan Walton in third, Charlie Harff and Storey Osborne in fourth, and Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft in fifth. Also placing in the North-South direction were Sandy and Michael Lindheimer in third, and Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in fourth. Also, placing fourth in the East-West direction were Miles Jaffe and Jim Kaplan.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, July 5, seven tables were in play.  Finishing first North-South were Sue Collinson and Ken Judson, followed by Deirdre Ling and Ann Brown in second, and Sunny Brownrot and Stanley Kissel in third. East-West winners were Brooks Robards and Jim Kaplan, followed by Lindsay Eakin and Carol Butler in second, and Tillie Foster and Emily Robertson in third.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, June 23, eight tables were in play.  North-South winners were Judy Cronig and Molly Mattoon, followed by Claudia Bowser and Clara Hargraves in second, and Duncan and Jocelyn Walton in third. East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Bea Phear and Barbara Silk in second, and Sari Lipkin and Carol Whitmarsh in third. For the summer months, the Edgartown Bridge Club will be holding its games at Howes House in West Tisbury on Mondays, starting at 12:45.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday, June 24, 15 pairs competed. Finishing first overall were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Ken Judson and John O’Keefe in second, Barbara Besse and Gail Farrish in third, David Donald and Michel Riel in fourth, Barbara McLagen and Rich Alpert in fifth, and Audrey Egger and Miles Jaffe in sixth.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, June 26, nine tables were in play.  Finishing first in the North-South direction were Barbara Silk and Bea Phear, followed by Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in second, Foster Osborne and Lou Winkelman in third, and Sue Collinson and Sandy Smith in fourth. In the East-West direction, Andrew Jacknain and John O’Keefe finished first, followed by Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft in second. Tied for third place were Nancy and Dan Cabot and David Donald and Rich Colter.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, June 28, five tables were in play.  Finishing first North-South were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in second. East-West winners were Charity Randolph and Trudy Ulmer, followed by Claudia Bowser and Brenda Davenport in second.  The Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard meets Saturdays at 9 am at the Senior Citizens Center in Tisbury.  Play begins at 9:30.

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At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday June 16, eight tables competed. North-South winners were Cheryl Stark and Jane Haley, followed by Carol Whitmarsh and Sari Lipkin in second, and Judy Maynes and Barbara Kummel in third. East West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft with an 81% game. Second place went to Abe Sieman and Vicki Aldeborgh, followed by Pat Devaney and Barbara Pigott in third. For the summer months the Edgartown Bridge Club will be holding its games at Howes House in West Tisbury on Mondays, starting at 12:30.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday June 17, fourteen pairs competed. Finishing first overall were Rich Colter and Michel Riel, followed by Barbara Besse and Gail Farrish in second, Jim Kaplan and Miles Jaffe in third, Carol Whitmarsh and Sari Lipkin in fourth, and David Donald and Proctor Smith in fifth.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday June 19, twelve pairs competed.  Finishing first were David Donald and Rich Colter, followed by Anita Persson and Marianne Goldsmith in second, Dotti Arnold and Cheryl Neal in third, and Barbara Silk and Bea Phear in fourth.

At the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday June 21, six tables were in play.  Finishing first North-South were Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks, followed by Joan Perrine and Patsy McCornack in second.  East-West winners were Claudia Bowser and Brenda Davenport, followed by Tillie Foster and Emily Robertson in second.  The Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard meets Saturdays at 9:00 at the Senior Citizens Center in Tisbury. Play begins at 9:30 a.m.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday June 9, eight tables competed. North-South winners were Len Aberbach and Richard Cobin, followed by Warren Morse and Gail Farrish in second, and Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in third.  East West winners were David Donald and Sue Collinson, followed by Joanne Kuebler and Hollister Sturges in second, and Pat Devaney and Barbara Pigott in third.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday June 10, 15 pairs competed. Finishing first were Len Aberbach and Richard Cobin, followed by Michel Riel and David Donald in second, Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in third, Dierdre Ling and Ed Russell in fourth, Sue Collinson and John O’Keefe in fifth, and Gerry Averill and Anita Persson in sixth.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday June 12, nine tables were in play.  North-South winners were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold in second, Barbara Silk and Ed Russell in third, and Ency Fokos and John O’Keefe in fourth.  East-West winners were Len Aberbach and Richard Cobin, followed by Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft in second, Rich Colter and David Donald in third, and Hollister Sturges and Joanne Kuebler in fourth.

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This year’s Barbara Donald Award was bestowed on Bea Phear. The award is given annually to the person who best exemplifies the kindness and generosity of Barbara Donald, who was one of the Island’s pioneer bridge players and organizers.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday, June 2, 10 pairs competed.  Finishing first were David Donald and Sue Collinson, with a 70 percent game, followed by Joe Ashcroft and Mollie Whalen in second, and Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in third. Tied for fourth place were Warren Morse and Gail Farrish and Judy Cronig and Molly Mattoon.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday, June 3, seven tables competed in a Club Championship game. Overall winners were Michel Riel and David Donald, followed by Len Aberbach and Richard Covin in second, Barbara Besse and Sandy Lindheimer in third, Bea Phear and Nancy Neil in fourth, and Dan and Nancy Cabot in fifth.  Also finishing in the North-South direction for third place were Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Thursday, June 5, eight tables were in play.  North-South winners were Ed Russell and Dierdre Ling, followed by Gail Farrish and Warren Morse in second, and Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks in third. East-West winners were David Donald and Barbara Besse, followed by Dan and Nancy Cabot in second, and Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft in third

Reporting results from the previous week, six pairs competed at the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday, May 26. Finishing first were Lincoln and Sally Kinnicutt, followed by Warren Morse and Gail Farrish in second.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on May 27, 14 pairs competed.  Overall winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft with a 71 percent game. Second place went to Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by Michael and Sandy Lindheimer in third, Michel Riel and David Donald in fourth, and Nancy Neil and Bea Phear in fifth.

The Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club also posted results from May 13. 10 pairs competed with Barbara Besse and Sue Collinson finishing first, Rhonda Cohen and Eric Stricoff in second, Nancy Neil and Bea Phear in third, and Jocelyn and Duncan Walton in fourth

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on May 29, 10 tables were in play. North-South winners were Sandy and Michael Lindheimer, followed by Eric Stricoff and Colleen Morris in second, Barbara Besse and Miles Jaffe in third, and Bernadine Lacy and Mariann Farrelly in fourth.  East-West winners were David Donald and Rich Colter, followed by Andrew Jacknain and John O’Keefe in second, Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft in third, and Gerry Averill and Nancy Neil in fourth.

— Mollie Whalen

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At the Edgartown Bridge Club on May 19, six pairs competed. Finishing first were Bea Phear and Sue Collinson, followed by Barbara Silk and Dotti Arnold in second.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on May 20, 12 pairs competed. Finishing first were Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen, followed by David Donald and Michel Riel in second, Barbara Besse and Sue Collinson in third, and Cathy Minkiewicz and Marianne Goldsmith in fourth.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury May 22, 12 pairs competed.  Finishing first were Barbara Besse and Sue Collinson, followed by David Donald and Rich Colter in second, Barbara Silk and Dotti Arnold in third, and Cathy Minkiewicz and Caroline Baum in fourth.

Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft return to the Vineyard on Memorial Day.

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on May 12, six pairs competed. Finishing first were Rhonda Cohen and Eric Stricoff, followed by Bea Phear and Helen Colvin in second.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on May 13, results were not reported.

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury May 15, ten pairs competed. Finishing first were Bea Phear and Bill Blakesley, followed by Barbara Besse and Ed Russell in second, Nancy and Dan Cabot in third, and Nancy Neil and Gerry Averill in fourth.

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