Watson claims Nelson bridge trophy

Chuck Clarkson of the Nelson Duplicate Bridge Club presents Warren Watson of Trail with the Stanley Jenkinson Memorial Trophy for 2015.

Chuck Clarkson (left), manager of the Nelson Duplicate Bridge Club, presents Warren Watson of Trail with the Stanley Jenkinson Memorial Trophy for 2015.

Clarkson said Watson is a very popular player in the club: “He gives half-hour lessons prior to play, which many of our players attend and enjoy.”

Watson won the trophy with a record 3,100 rating points. Other top players were Hugh McSheffrey, Hugh Auld, Rogier DeWeever, and Gerry Kelly.

They play every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Senior Citizens building at 717 Vernon St.

New players are welcome to join the club the first night is free. “We do our very best to find you a partner,” Clarkson said.

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