The Scene – Birmingham England 1982. The occasion the British Gold Cup Finals.
Nearly 700 teams had entered the event 9 months before.
Four teams were left.
The favorites the famous London team were already in the final. Flint Rose Sheehan Mahmood Silverstone Dixon were all superstars of British bridge. Their opponents had retired.
The Scottish team of Shenkin Coyle Cuthbertson Haase and Goldberg were 51 imps down with 8 boards to play their semi-final.
They had been expected to win this match before the start of the game.
It was 12 midnight the...