Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results


The Thursday, July 12 Island Bridge Club (IBC) game, sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL), saw Mollie Whalen and partner Joe Ashcroft take first place overall with a 78.24 percent game. Also playing east-west the Foster Osborne/ Barbara Solow team took second place and the Audrey Egger /Ann Brown team were third place finishers.

Playing north-south, the team of Gail Farrish and Charlie Harff took first place (61.11 percent average). Cheryl Neal and Dotti Arnold came in second and Barbara Besse and partner Miles Jaffe finished third. Ten tables were in play.

On Saturday morning, July 14, the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard, sanctioned by the American Bridge Association (ABA), had seven tables in play. The Duncan Walton/ Ann Brown team took first place overall with a 66.27 percent average. Also playing north-south Jim Kaplan and partner Carol Butler came in second, and Foster Greene and Ken Judson took third place.

Playing east-west, Charity Randolph and Geraldine Jones took first (61.05 percent average), Claudia Bowser and Brenda Davenport were second and Emily Robertson and Tillie Foster were third place finishers.

And, on Tuesday, July 10, the MV Bridge Club (MVBC) game (also ACBL sanctioned) had seven tables in play. Richard Alpert and Barbara McLagen took first place overall (63.64 percent average). Also playing east-west, Joe Ashcroft and Mollie Whalen took second place and the Sari Lipkin/Carol Whitmarsh team came in third.

Playing north-south, Rich Colter and David Donald came in first (62.50 percent average). Gail Farrish and partner Charlie Harff took second place and the Ed Russell/ Deirdre Ling team came in third.

The MVBC game is held on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm at the Stone Church in Vineyard Haven. Admission is $4. Contact Sue at 508-693-9396 or for assistance in finding an available partner.

The ICB game is held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Up-Island Council on Aging Howes House in West Tisbury. Players needing a partner are urged to contact Bea 508-693-3791 or by noon on Wednesday for assistance. The cost is $5 a session.

The Bridge Club of MV meets at the Tisbury Senior Center with continental breakfast at 9a.m. and play starting at 9:30 am. Players without partners are welcome. The cost is $5. For more information contact Clara at 508-627-5463.