P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2030:55 S 7643 N S KQ2 H AK W E H 86 D KJ65 S D AQ4 C AQ4 C J9532 Press "reveal" for solution This contract is sure if you start with the safety play of cashing the ace of clubs, and then cross to —tllx with a diamond to lead a club towards the queen. If North follows the clubs provade enough tricks; if North shows out, set up the ninth trick in spades. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 C—dss Leg It! Holi——8s Pock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2055:11  3/7        \ NEWS  JUNIOR EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Hotel Novotel in Plovdiv, Bulgaria: In round three Britain annihilated the lowly-placed Austria by 82 IMPS, which converted to the first 25-0 victory of the championships. The matches are of 20 boards each. In round four Britain achieved another maximum of 25 victory points but against better opponents, Finland. These two fine results moved Britain up to fourth place. The top six places now contain all the teams who were pre- tournclfnt favourites for the title. Ireland has also has a sound start to hold seventh place. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2002:01  7/7       \ DIARY  BRIDGE CONTACTS English Bridge Union: Broadfields, Bicester Rd, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 3BG. Tel: 0296 394414. Welsh Bridge Union: 19 Penygraig, Rhiwbina, Cardiff CF4 6ST. 0222 611652 British Bridge League: 13 Cd—vcer Road, Sudbury,Suffolk CO10 6LN. 0787 75720 Better Bridge In Britain Oatlands Lodge Churchill Dr,Weybridge, Surrey KT13 9HE Tel: 0932 42142 N Ireland Bridge Union: 9 Upper Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6TD Tel:0232 668279. Scottish Bridge Union: 32 Whiteh—tgh Dr Paisley PA1 3PG. 041 887 1903. More >>  More Bridge on Monday Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holi——xs Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2030:55  1/7  TRY    \ \ THIS   by Patrick Jourdain  THIS WEEKEND'S PUZZLE How should West play Three Notrumps on a heart lead?
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2042:21  1/7  TRY    \ THIS   by Patrick Jour——jn  THIS WEEKEND'S PUZZLE How should West play Three Notrumps on a heart lead? S 7643 N S KQ2 H AK W E H 86 D KJ65 S D AQ4 C AQ4 C J9532 Press "reveal" for solution This contract is sure if you start with the safety play of cashing the ace of clubs, and then cross to dully with a diamond to lead a club towards the queen. If North follows the clubs provide enough tricks; if North shows out, set up the ninth trick in spades. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2050:03  2/7   PUZZ @     IT OUT!  by Patrick Jour——hn  PRIZE PROBLEM 149 How should West play Four Hearts? North leads ace, king and another club. South ruffs and returns a trump. S Q43 N S A2 H AJ743 W E H KQ2 D 53 S D AKQ104 C J43 C Q106  Can you do it? You could win a special inscribed leather ORACLE Bridge set and a year's subscription to Bridge International magazine. Answers on a postcard by August 15 to: Bridge 149, ORACLE, Craven House, Marshall Street, London W1V 1LL. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 EATING OUT OR CARRYING OUT? SEE 290 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2051:10  4/7        \ NEWS  JUNIOR EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS /2 Hotel Novotel in Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Rankings after round four: 1 Greece And Sweden (82) 2 Norway (80) 4 Britain (77) 5 Italy (74) 6 France (72) 7 Ireland (69) Today (Sund—x2, Britain play Italy and Netherlands, and have a bye in the middle match. More results to follow. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2000:12  5/7     \ NEWS  PLAY DUPLICATE IN LONDON The London Duplicate Bridge Club are on the lookout for new members. They play on Wednesdays and Fridays at the Royal Commonwealth Society Building in Northumberland Avenue just off Trafalgar Square. On the first Friday of every month, (public holidays excepted) they offer FREE Bridge to vistors, so why not pop along and give them a whirl? Or telephone Club Secretary A.S.Mitchell on 01-727 6917 for further details. more > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop
P536 ORACLE 536 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2000:41  6/7     \ DIARY  COMING UP August 5-14 Summer Meeting, Brighton Aug 20-21 Central District Congress Dundee Aug 20-21 Grand Prix of GB Area Heat Glasgow Aug 25-29 BBL Junior Trials, London Aug 27-29 Grand Prix of GB Area Heat London Sep 3-4 National Swiss Teams Final Leeds Contacts > Time Off Guide 530 Chess 537 Chess Leg It! Holidays Rock/Pop