Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results


Barbara Besse and partner Bea Phear (playing north-south) took first place overall at the Thursday, April 12 Island Bridge Club competition. Nancy Cabot and Ency Fokos (playing east/west) took second place overall. And Foster Greene and his partner Anita Persson (also playing north/south) came in third place.

By “playing direction,” north/south the Besse/Phear team was first, the Greene/Persson team second and less than a percentage point behind, in third place, were partners Sandy and Michael Lindheimer.

Playing east-west, the Cabot/ Fokos team was first, Wally and Susan Epstein came in second and Diana (Dinny) Dozier and partner Joan Perrine took third place.

Eight tables were in play. For complete results, visit “club results” on the American Contract Bridge League website (

The ACBL-sanctioned Island Bridge Club duplicate competition is held Thursday evenings at 7pm at the Up-Island Council on Aging Howes House in West Tisbury. Players needing a partner are urged to telephone Gerry at 508-693-2889, or email by noon on Wednesday for assistance. The cost is $5 a session.