P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1741:11  4/8  PUZZLE    SOLVED   PRIZE PUZZLE 96 cont. Press 'reveal' for solution If North had the trumps, make the same play without cashing the ace of diamonds. If North over-ruffs, you hope he has to lead a diamond. Congratulations to E. JACOBS, Stanmore, Middlesex ... who wins a special Oracle bridge set... and a year's supply of Bridge International magazine..... Have you tried this week's yet? more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1750:13  7/8        RESULTS  BERMUDA BOWL, OCHOS RIOS, JAMAICA Standings after round 2: 1 Venezuala 46 Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 38 GB 37 Pakistan 34 New Zealand 28 Canada 27 Jamaica 16 Brazil 8 In the Venice Trophy, the women's team event, after round 2: Leaders are Italy with 48 VPS; second are USA 2 with 42 and third Australia with 39. more follows > Time Off Guide 530 Chess...537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1710:04  8/8        EVENTS * EVENTS * EVENTS * All round the country on October 25 players will be joining the Crockford's Cup games at regional venues: Grand, Birmingham; Bridge Club, Bristol Queens, Leeds; Ladbroke International, London; Great Danes, Maidstone; Cresset Centre, Peterborough; BC, Torquay. October 25 is also the date for Bromley Bridge Club's Swiss Teams and the Wessex Bridge Centre's Open Swiss Teams in Poole. October 30-November 1: EBU Autumn Congress, Eastbourne More details from the EBU on 084 421 2221. more follows > Time Off Guide...530 Chess... 437 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:11  2/8   PUZZLE     IT OUT!  By Patrick Jourdain  PRIZE PUZZLE 106 How should West play Four Spades on a trump lead? S KQ108743 N S AJ95 H Q W E H KJ D K43 S D 762 C K4 C A982 Send your answers on a postcard by October 20 to ORACLE BRIDGE PROBLEM 106 Craven Hse, Marshall St, London W1V 1LL You could win a special ORACLE Bridge Set and a year's supply of Bridge International magazine....more > Time Off Guide..530 Chess...537 RUMBELOWS WE'LL KEEP YOU IN TOUCH 173 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:53         EVENTS * EVENTS * EVENTS * All round the country on October 25 players will be joining the Crockford's Cup games at regional venues: Grand, Birmingham; Bridge Club, Bristol Queens, Leeds; Ladbroke International, London; Great Danes, Maidstone; Cresset Centre, Peterborough; BC, Torquay. October 25 is also the date for Bromley Bridge Club's Swiss $fams and the Wessex Bridge Centre's Open Swiss Teams in Poole. October 30-November 1: EBU Autumn Congress, Eastbourne More details from the EBU on 084 421 2221. more follows > Time Off Guide...530 Chess...V637 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:01  5/8    RESULTS     BRITONS FOR JAMAICA World Bridge Championships, the Bermuda Bowl started at Ochos Rios in Jamaica. and runs until October 24. Sweden and United States 1 are exempted until the semi-final stage; 8 other teams take part in a Double Round Robin to see who else qualifies for the semis a knockout competition October 19 to 24 If Britain qualifies, they play Sweden and another zone qualifier. British Open Team players are: Jeremy Flint and Rob Sheehan; Rax,ond Brock and Antony Forrester; Graham Kirby and John Armstrong. NPC: Tony Priday. more follows > Time Off Guide...530 Chess....537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1752:12  6/8        RESULTS  BERMUDA BOWL OCHOS RIOS, JAMAICA Britain made the best possible start to the World Championships in —l—hca when in round 1 the team took a maximum 25 Victory Points from a major threat Brazil! In round two, telelvision personalities Jeremy Flint and Zia Mahmood were opponents when the two favourites to reach the semi finals met. Pakistan beat Britain 18 - 12. Standings after two rounds and women's event..... more follows > Time Off Guide 530 Chess...537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1750:00  1/8  TRY    THIS!   by Patrick Jourdain  THIS WEEK'S PUZZLE How should West play Six Notrumps on a spade lead? S AQ4 N S KJ6 H K5 W E H 64 D AQ32 S D K75 C KJ103 C AQ872 Press 'reveal' for the answers You should test the diamonds BEFORE the hearts. You get the chance of 3-3 diamonds (36%) AND the chance that South has the ace of hearts with short diamonds (roughly 33%). Together this is better than the heart fineqse. Cash as many outside winners as you 3afely can, before deciding whether to play the third diamond. more follows > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film
P536 ORACLE 536 Mon12 Oct C4 1740:11  3/8  PUZZLE   SOLVED  PRIZE PUZZLE 96 - DID YOU WIN? How should West play Six Spades on the two of clubs lead? S K86432 N S AQ5 H 2 S E H AK83 D A865 W D QJ C AJ C K843 Press 'reveal' for answer Win the club lead in hand and play the KING of spades. To create a problem one defender must have all four missing trumps. If so, cash the second club, the top hearts, and the third club, throwing two diamonds, and then ruff a heart. If South has the trumps cash the ace of diamonds and cross to dummy twice in trumps to make your small trumps in hand, en passant. Time Off Guide ...530 Chess ...537 Chess Bookworld Leg It! Rock/Film