It’s Your Call November 2020 Results

Thirty-eight players submitted results for November.

Congratulations to John Billett who won with 460 points out of a possible 500. He receives a free game at VICTORIA CLUBS on BBO.

To see all results, scroll to the bottom of this page (after Comments).

If you would like to know how the experts bid on these deals, open the December 2020 Bridge Bulletin around page 40. The e-version should be available before the end of December (logon to MyACBL on ACBL’s website). The print edition usually arrives in your mailbox during the first week of the month.

The December 2020 edition of It’s Your Call, Victoria is now posted on the website. All Unit 431 members may participate.  Click here to play the current game. 


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Problem 1

  • sheldon spier: 3S – this is definitely a Q bid. with 3 key cards, no fast arrival. can’t skip past a spade Q in case pard’s spades are lousy.
  • David Todd: 3S – Let the confusion begin
  • James Macdonnell: 4C – If partner replies 4 hearts (one ace) leave it there, but if partner has both of the missing aces, try for slam.

Problem 2

  • David Todd: 3N – Diamonds are not running, clubs are. How do two passed hands suddenly find the values for the three level?
  • James Macdonnell: Pass – Waiting

Problem 3

  • sheldon spier: 3D – need to invite. pd likely has 5 + D’s. Can’t bid NT without clubs stopped and want it forn pd’s side.
  • David Todd: 1N – I am not denying a hand this good, nothing else makes sense.

Problem 4

  • sheldon spier: 5H – making or sacking? not sure. Would like to bid 5C if understood at the 5 level that must mead H support
  • David Todd: 5H – The best way to defend 5S doubled.

Problem 5

  • David Todd: 2C – Easy one.


NameTotal Score
John Billett460
Jon Gage450
sheldon spier440
Bob MacDonald410
David Todd400
Name withheld390
Michael Ainsley390
glen thornborough390
Bob Cheeseman390
Name withheld380
dick vission380
John Miller380
Joan McLeod380
Gail Richardson370
Name withheld350
Name withheld350
Duncan Smith350
Michael Cockerell350
mort nelson350
Bill Van Sickle350
Eleanor Calder340
James Macdonnell340
nancy baal340
Name withheld330
Bree Watts330
Janette Magne330
Russell Page330
Name withheld320
Edmund Patterson320
Heather Davies320
Name withheld310
David Buckman310
Sophie Watt310
Lynne Urner300
Name withheld290
Name withheld280
C. Ann Brydon280
Gina Curran280
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