It’s Your Call June 2019 Results

We had 37 players participating in the June 2019 edition of It’s Your Call, Victoria!

Bob MacDonald won the bidding quiz with an impressive total of 490 points (out of a possible 500). He will receive a free game, valid at local clubs, courtesy of Unit 431.

Honourable mentions go to Holly Boudreau (second with 440) and Don Copeland (third with 420).

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

If you would like to see what the experts bid on these deals, look in the July 2019 Bridge Bulletin (page 40). The e-version should be available around July 3 (logon to MyACBL on ACBL‘s website). The print edition usually arrives in your mailbox during the first week of the month.

The July 2019 edition of It’s Your Call, Victoria is now posted on the website. All Unit 431 members in good standing may participate.  Click here to play the July game.


If you want to reply or add your own comments, please send them to the webmaster. They will be added at the end of each problem in blue.

Problem 1

  • Bob MacDonald: 4C – Gerber
  • lionel traverse: Pass – we seem to have 28 points maximum together. although my C look promising, it would be a gamble to bid 6NT
  • Ken Putt: 5C – Singleton diamond makes NT too risky, but point count means game should be there.

Problem 2

  • lionel traverse: 5D – my p has a minimum of 5 points outside D, surely he must lock C, and we should lose no more than 2 tricks.

Problem 3

  • C. Ann Brydon: Pass – I would bid again after hearing Opps bid
  • lionel traverse: Pass – D is preventing 1NT bid, just wait and see. we are vulnerable.

Problem 4

  • lionel traverse: 2D – Hopefully my p will realize this cue bid shows both Majors. We can always end in 2NT

Problem 5

  • lionel traverse: 4N – I will ask for RKC in H, but will close at 6 or 7C.


NameTotal Score
Bob MacDonald490
Holly Boudreau440
Don Copeland420
John Miller410
duncan smith410
Bree Watts410
C. Ann Brydon400
Michael Cockerell400
Cliff Kindree390
Dick Dixon380
Edmund Patterson380
Janette Magne370
bill birney340
Tony Farr340
Jill Stainforth340
Name withheld330
Brenda Fox330
lionel traverse330
James Macdonnell320
mike black310
margot Northey310
Matt Smith300
Name withheld280
Jo Albinati280
Rob Feldstein280
mort nelson280
Jack Campbell270
Name withheld250
Eileen Lugossy250
Sophie Watt250
Name withheld220
Name withheld210
Heather Davies210
Name withheld190
Name withheld150
Gloria Coady100
Gary Rosa50
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