Memorial Day Reminder

We will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday May 25th, for all sessions.

Events Coming in June

Join us for the Worldwide Bridge Contest sponsored by the World Bridge Federation.  Separate events on Friday, June 5th at 6:30 pm and Saturday, June 6th at 12:30 awarding  50% red / 50% black points at sectional rating.  Top ACBL winners recognized on website and the Bridge Bulletin. It’s the event played around the world!  This international competition is scored across the world using the Internet to give an overall winner. The Friday and Saturday games are separate events. Each participant receives a souvenir booklet containing Eric Kokish’s excellent commentary. The WBF will award prizes based on world matchpointing. The two top district winners by percentage receive bonus awards. Additional recognition comes from the WBF.

 Start planning your dates for STAC week June 15 – 21.

All Pair Games: Open & 499 Afternoon and Evening & special Friday Afternoon 299; also Open Teams Friday Evening & 499 NLM Teams Wednesday Afternoon & 199 Teams Saturday Afternoon.  Advance reservations required for all team games.

Week of May 10th

Congratulations to all the big winners in our Club Championship Games!

Special Classes (Monday’s Level Two Beginners meet as usual, 9:10 & 6:30)

5/11   9:30 am Supervised Play on Cuebids – Ken  ($15)

5/11  7:00 pm Intermediate Trump Play of the Hand – Alan ($15)

5/12   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – Is That a Closeout? – Alan (Free)

5/14   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – New Minor Forcing – Alan (Free)

This session of Saturday Supervised Classes is over.  A summer session will be announced in the future.

Club Championship Week is here!

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK – extra points in all Open & 499 games May 3rd – May 9th

Congratulations to the Bob Ryder Memorial Pairs Winners – Richard Hyken & Michael Huppert (photo in Gallery under Special Events).  Congratulations also to our weekend team winners – see photos in the Gallery.  Hover over the photo to get the category title.

Special Classes (Monday’s Level Two Beginners meet as usual, 9:10 & 6:30)

5/4   9:30 am Cuebids (Support, Control, Michaels) – Ken  ($15)

5/4  7:00 pm Intermediate Trump Play of the Hand – Alan ($15)

5/5   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – This Hand Doesn’t Fit My Rules – Alan (Free)

5/7   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – Control Responses to 2C Openers – Alan (Free)

59   9:00 am Basic Play of the Hand – Finessing  – Meagan ($11)

Week of April 27

BOB RYDER MEMORIAL PAIRS Open Stratified – Saturday, May 2nd, 12:30 (Lite Lunch at Noon), Upgraded Club Championship

May 1st : 8 is Enough Swiss Teams Club Championship Friday 6:30  (Lite Pizza Supper at 6);  May 2nd: 499 Swiss Teams Upgraded Club Championship Saturday 12:30 (Lite Lunch at Noon)  Preregistration required for all team games.

Special Classes (Monday’s Level Two Beginners meet as usual, 9:10 & 6:30)

4/27   9:30 am Supervised Play on Doubles & Redoubles – Ken  ($15)

4/27  7:00 pm Intermediate Trump Play of the Hand – Alan ($15)

4/28   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – Cuebids III – Alan (Free)

4/30   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – 2-over-1 Game Forcing III – Alan (Free)

5/2   9:00 am Basic Playing Trump Contracts III – Meagan ($11)

Week of April 20th

Special Classes (Monday’s Level Two Beginners meet as usual, 9:10 & 6:30)

4/20   9:30 am Doubles (Penalty, Reopening) & Redoubles (Natural & SOS) – Ken  ($15)

4/20  7:00 pm Intermediate Trump Play of the Hand – Alan ($15)

4/21   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – Cuebids II – Alan (Free)

4/23   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – 2-over-1 Game Forcing II – Alan (Free)

4/25   9:00 am Basic Playing Trump Contracts II – Meagan ($11)

Week of April 13th

Special Classes (Monday’s Level Two Beginners meet as usual, 9:10 & 6:30)

4/13   9:30 am Doubles (Takeout, Negative, Support) – Ken  ($15)

4/13  7:00 pm Intermediate Trump Play of the Hand – Alan ($15)

4/14   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – Cuebids I – Alan (Free)

4/16   5:45 pm Pre-Game Lecture – 2-over-1 Game Forcing I – Alan (Free)

4/18   9:00 am Basic Playing Trump Contracts I – Meagan ($11)

Special Lessons & Lectures starting week of April 13th

We have lots of special learning opportunities coming up soon.  Check out our Spring 2015 Special Lesson Series Schedule.

Our Monday Morning & Evening Level 2 Beginners continue every week.

 

Thank you!

Thank you to all our silver point players during STAC Week, we hope you had a good time!

Congratulations to the weeks’ team winners:  OPEN – Howard Kahn, David Harris, Marlene Levitt & Roger Race;  499 – Cherry Liloia, Rich Bindelglass, Phil Hoch & Beth Carlson; 199 Nancy Smith, Diane Radwill, Bernadette Pilchman & Barbara Simpson.

There is no Saturday Morning Workshop on April 4th but we are open for all regular games as usual.  Happy Holidays to all!

SILVER starts Tuesday!

Sectional Tournament At Clubs (STAC) runs Tuesday, March 24 through Monday, March 30th. The following events all pay SILVER points:  all Open Pair games, all 499 Pair games, Friday afternoon special 299 Pair game, 499 NLM Teams Wednesday afternoon, Open Teams Friday evening, and 199 Teams Saturday afternoon. Preregistration is required for all team games.

Monday morning and evening – Level Two for Beginners-Low Intermediates continues Monday the 23rd with sessions at 9:10 am and 6:30 pm. Level Two repeats all the concepts from Level One with some additional information and all new exercises with greater depth.

Tuesday evening – Alan is lecturing on The OGUST Convention.

Thursday evening – Alan is lecturing on 1NT Forcing II.

Saturday – Second Week of Saturday Workshops on Declarer Play will be March 28th 9:00 – 11:15 am with Meagan teaching.