Bridge players finish regional competition this weekend

Over 1,500 people are competing in the regional competition at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre this week.

Jan Bromley (left) of Langley and Ineke Boudewijn of Calgary compare cards  during a warm up for their bridge match this week at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Waiting in the background are Tom Webb of Calgary and Louise Lott of Bellingham

Jan Bromley (left) of Langley and Ineke Boudewijn of Calgary compare cards during a warm up for their bridge match this week at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Waiting in the background are Tom Webb of Calgary and Louise Lott of Bellingham

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