Thur 1:00 pm OpenThur 1:00 pm <20 MPs
Fri 10:30 am Open** 6:30 pm Open
Sat 1:00 pm Open
** Sun 2:00 pm Open
March 2-4, 2018
Ramada Oasis Convention Center
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October 8-14, 2018
Springfield, MO Regional
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Tri-Lakes (Branson) Sectional
October 27, 28, 29, 2017
You are invited!
Come & play!
Have you checked out all the buttons on the left of the front page? If not, you may want to noodle around and see whats there.
Under "Competitions" you will see that, since the inception of our new website, Gary Thomas is leading by highest cumulative average percentage. Way to go, Gary!
You will see many of our players have played three or so times. Jon Nance has played 20 times! No wonder Jon has gotten so good so fast - lots of opportunities to learn from his errors - or, lots of opportunities to learn from OTHER's errors! Right, Jon?
"Competitions" is so up-to-date, as this article was being written, Jon Nance moved into first place in percentage, supplanting Gary Thomas, and others - it changes daily, so check it out and see how you and your friends are doing.
DECEMBER, 2017 AMBASSADOR OF THE QUARTER - JEANNE LINS
SEPTEMBER, 2017 AMBASSADOR OF THE QUARTER - PEGGY PINCKLEY
JUNE, 2017 AMBASSADOR OF THE QUARTER - ROBERT KOTARBA
MARCH, 2017 AMBASSADOR OF THE QUARTER - HAROLD KANAGAWA
DECEMBER, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - LONA WAIT
NOVEMBER, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - SUSAN COHEN
OCTOBER, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - JUDY THOMPSON
SEPTEMBER, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - PEGGY DWYER
AUGUST, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - WESLEY EWING
JULY, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - BILL ARCHAMBO
JUNE, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - GWYN GROSECLOSE
MAY, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - MARY ANN HOUGH
APRIL, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - PETE SEATON
MARCH, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - BONNIE DETHROW
FEBRUARY, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - BOB BAKER
JANUARY, 2016 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - JULIA RODERY
DECEMBER, 2015 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - STEVE OLSON
NOVEMBER, 2015 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - DOUG BLOCH
OCTOBER, 2015 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - CAROL HAYNES
SEPTEMBER, 2015 AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - ROD SMITH
AUGUST, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - CATHY MYERS
JULY, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - DIANE DAVIS
JUNE, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - MARY GILES
MAY, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - RICK GILES
APRIL, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - CLAUDIA ENGMAN
MARCH, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - CONNIE WHITE
FEBRUARY, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - JOYCE EASSON
JANUARY, 2015 BRIDGE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH - JANE MCKINNEY
Bridge is an extremely enjoyable game. Courteous behaviour is an exceptionally important part of that enjoyment. The EBU is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity. It considers it a fundamental principle that anyone wishing to participate in duplicate bridge, whether as player, official or in any other capacity, should be able to do so in a safe and welcoming environment, and not be subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, race, disability, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious or political belief or social class than any other person.
This guide serves as a brief reminder of how to behave at the bridge table. We are sure that all players naturally follow this code of conduct but there are times when concentration and pressure can take their toll and it is for these situations that we issue this as a reminder.
Remember that it is rude to criticise your partner or opponents in public, to be less than polite at the table, to gloat over good results or object to a call for the tournament director or to dispute or argue about a director’s ruling, or generally to make any personal and disparaging remark.
As in all games that are governed by rules and regulations, bad behaviour will be penalized ….
If a player at the table behaves in an unacceptable manner, the director should be called immediately. Annoying behaviour, embarrassing remarks, or any other conduct which might interfere with the enjoyment of the game is specifically prohibited by Law 74A. Law 91A gives the director the authority to assess disciplinary penalties. This can include immediate disciplinary board penalties and may lead to disqualification from the current event. In addition any violation may result in a disciplinary hearing where player(s) future participation in tournaments will be considered.
English Bridge Union
NEW BRIDGE CLASSES FOR 2018
4 FREE CLASSES @ The LIBRARY CENTER!
4653 S Campbell, Springfield, MO 65810
Call 417-883-5341 to register
Thursday evenings, Jan, 4th, 11th,18th, & 25th
6;30 - 8:30 in the Story Book Room
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UPCOMING CLASSES AT THE BRIDGE CENTER:
Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
January 9th -February 28th, 2018
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*AUDREY GRANT'S BIDDING IN THE 21st CENTURY
Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. & **6:30-8:30 p.m.
February 1st, 2018 - March 22nd, 2018
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*Audrey Grant's PLAY OF THE HAND
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 - May 21st, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 - May 23rd, 2018
**6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Students are free to attend either or both
classes, providing at least 4 students are in a class.
Rod Smith, instructor
*CONVENTIONS CLASS (doubles, Jacoby 2nt, & others)
Wednesdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
June 6th - 27th, 2018
**and 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
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Mid July - Mid September
*FREE LIBRARY CLASSES
September 6th - 27th, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
*Audrey Grant's DEFENSE
Mid September - Mid November
(dates to be determined)
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*Audrey Grant's BIDDING IN THE 21ST CENTURY
October 4th - December 13th, 2018
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. & **6:30 -8:30 p.m.
*All classes are taught by ACBL Accredited instructors
** Evening classes are subject to sufficient enrollment
Classes held @ The Bridge Center, 1675 E. Seminole, Suite F
in the Spring Valley Business Center
Contact information for instructors below.
Please contact our ACBL accredited instructors or the club
for more information or to register for future classes.
Bridge Center, 417-881-3354 (leave message)
Joyce Easson, club manager @ 417-766-7782
- Connie White, Education Committee Chairperson,
- Rod Smith, 417-844-3093
- Becky Cooper, 417-839-0988
- Rick Giles, 843-250-5014
- Nancy Tiller, 417-881-1954
- Steve Olson, 417-379-3125