It’s Your Call September 2019 Results

Thirty-seven players participated in the September 2019 edition of It’s Your Call, Victoria.

Winning with a rare perfect score (500) was John Miller who receives a free game, valid at local clubs, courtesy of Unit 431.

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 October 2019 Bridge Bulletin (page 40). The e-version should be available around October 3 (logon to MyACBL on ACBL‘s website). The print edition usually arrives in your mailbox during the first week of the month.

The October 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 current game.


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Problem 1

  • Gord McOrmond: 3C – LTC of 5. Reversing might open up a can of worms.
  • Catherine Mustafa: 2D – You want to hear more from responder and no stopper in spades.

Problem 2

  • Gord McOrmond: 1N – Nice to have extras when I only have one stopper

Problem 3

  • Gord McOrmond: 2S – Don’t like the vibes (on a bidding challenge). NV and East is sitting over our spade honours.

Problem 4

  • Gord McOrmond: 3D – I am willing to possible give up on a club cuebid, to look for grand slam. 2A and the DK.
  • dick vission: 3H – splinter

Problem 5

  • Duncan Smith: 2N – I expect a total score of about 225.
  • Gord McOrmond: Pass – 3S P P, back to me?
  • Catherine Mustafa: Double – Double allows for partner to bid a stopper in clubs or find a fit in D’s or H’s.
  • Bob MacDonald: Double – If partner bids 3c, correct to 3d


NameTotal Score
john miller500
David Todd470
Name withheld450
Duncan Smith440
Joan McLeod410
Gord McOrmond410
Bree Watts410
Tony Dason400
Tony Farr400
Catherine Mustafa400
Bob MacDonald390
Name withheld380
Name withheld380
Michael Cockerell380
mort nelson380
Edmund Patterson380
Name withheld370
Janette Magne370
Russell Page360
Jill Stainforth360
Eleanor Calder350
Dick Dixon350
Sophie Watt350
bill birney340
Cliff Kindree340
denis johnston330
dick vission330
tommy b320
Rob Feldstein320
Brenda Fox300
Name withheld290
Name withheld270
C Ann Brydon270
Name withheld260
Betty Lee Sinclair250
Gina Curran230
James Macdonnell190
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