Chess is bound down by ‘fanciful’ rules that do not test the true powers of an analytical mind, as whist does.
The Narrator compares playing card games such as whist to using analytical powers of the human mind.
For example, when whist became popular in 18th-century England, players in the Portland Club agreed on a set of house rules for use on its premises.
The whist starts at 9.15 pm and score cards are £3 for adults and £2 for juveniles.
Top score at Newtown whist on Saturday was won by Michael Ferris, Castlecomer Ladies Margaret Brennan and Mary Warren.
If it had not been for Kennedy, Pamela, and Captain Pellew coming to play whist the last few days, he thought he would surely go insane.
Players are reminded that whist continues each Sunday evening, commencing at 9 pm.
The weekly whist held on Monday's in the Day Care Centre is always eagerly awaited.
My preferred game is poker but last night we played contract whist .
Because Grabowski hated to play cards they were forced into three-handed whist .