Sandra Landy, British contract bridge player, Died at 78


Sandra Landy, née Ogilvie was born on June 19, 1938, and died on January 4, 2017.

She was a contract bridge player.

She played at international level for England and for Great Britain and was a member of the England teams which won the women’s world championship, the Venice Cup, in 1981 and 1985.

Landy was also a teacher and popularizer of the game and developed the English Bridge Union’s “Bridge for All” teaching programme.

Sandra Landy was educated at Hove County Grammar School for Girls, and from there went on to study mathematics at St. Anne’s College, Oxford, where she was the first woman to play in the Varsity Match (bridge) against Cambridge University.

Sandra Landy passed away at 78 years old.