Sport: New Contract

Last week Manhattan's Whist Club, lawmaking body for U. S. contract bridge players, posted a new scoring system to replace the one in use since 1932. Result of studies by the Whist Club, London's Portland Club, the Commission Française du Bridge of Paris and many a bridge expert, the new code is effective all over the world after March 31. Important changes:


In no-trump the first trick scores 40, all others 30. Thus it is now possible to score a game (100 points) in three hands of one no-trump each—impossible under the...

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