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Welcome New Members

Nancy Gordon
Robert Little

Rank Changes

Bronze Life Master

Marynel Musch

Life Master

Mac Becket
Cheeky Carlson

NABC Master

Judy Searle

Sectional Master

Joy Barron
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Congratulations to All!

Read the FORUM Magazine online

Access the online Forum Magazine by clicking on the page link at the upper left of our homepage. See the latest D-22 news, Tournament information and results, Unit newsletters, helpful bridge tips and more!

Unit 533 Annual Awards

Unit 533's Annual Awards Program and Unit Game takes place every April. To see photos and a list of all 2017 Winners, click on  Awards and Races  at the upper left of this page.

 
Welcome to ACBL Unit 533
About our Website
About our Website

WELCOME VISITORS

Our website has all the information you need about the duplicate bridge community in the Coachella Valley, from Palm Springs to Indio.  Please use the page links on the left side of our home page to navigate the website.

FIND YOUR GAME - Locations and Times

Clubs in the Coachella Valley offer a wide range of games for beginning to seasoned bridge players. For a complete guide to Duplicate Bridge Games, with locations and times, please use the  Game Schedule  link on the far left side of this page.

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Call for Candidates - Unit 533 Board of Directors

The Unit 533 Nominating Committee is seeking candidates to serve on the Board of Directors of Unit 533. If you are interested in being considered for one of the three open positions, Click here to read the 2018 Call for Candidates. You may obtain the Candidate Application Form by Clicking here, or from any club director or by contacting a member of the Nominating Committee:

Vicki Graves, ACBL Unit 533 Board Liaison - lvgraves@swbell.net
John Kubisty, Nominating Committee Chair - johnnykhi@aol.com

Matt Lund, Nominating Committee Member - matthewtlund@aol.com
Scott Magged, Nominating Committee Member - scott@solidgoldins.com

Cookie Ostrow, Nominating Committee Member - pookieplay@aol.com

Mick Riccio, Nominating Committee Member - dynamick747@gmail.com

September 11th Unit Game Winners

Congratulations to the Winners
 of Our September 11th Unit Game!

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DBC Open

1st Overall - T Chernuchin & Gary Solomon, N/S
1st E/W - Janice Randles & David Kane

PSBC Open

1st Overall - Chuck Wallace & David Goetz
2nd Overall - Dale Thune & Karen Michael

DBC 499er

1st Overall - Nancy Peckham & Pat Swanson, N/S
1st E/W - Bill & Barbara Wegener

 

Your 2018 Bridge Bucket List!
Your 2018 Bridge Bucket List!

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V
entura Halloween Regional

October 29th thru Novemebr 4th

At the Four Points by Sheraton
Ventura Harbor Resort

Ventura, CA

For flyer, click here

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Palm Springs
Harvest 499er Sectional

All players under 500 Masterpoints are eligible
November 8th and 9th

Ivey Ranch Country Club
74580 Varner Road
Thousand Palms, CA

Click here for flyer

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Palm Springs
Regional Tournament

December 10th thru 16th
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort
and Spa

 in Rancho Mirage, CA

Click here for flyer


Also at The Regional -
Mick Riccio's Two-day Director's Course

December 9 & 10 at the Westin Mission Hills

Learn ACBLscore, Director's rulings, latest rule changes and more.
Reservations required. Contact Mick at dynamick747@gmail or Barbara Maniscalco at maniscalcobarb@aol.com

For more details, Click here

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and coming in 2019...

Palm Springs
Non-Life Master Regional

January 10th thru 13th

Palm Springs Pavilion
Palm Springs, California

Click here for flyer

Results
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Morning Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: Jamie Alperin
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Morning Pairs
(SHBC)
Director: Jana McCormick
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Afternoon Pairs
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Cathedral City Open
(Mick's Club)
Cathedral City 1:00 PM
Director: Mick Riccio
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Marrakesh Club
Director: J Nugent-Patten
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Calendar
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Best Bridge in Town
(Duncan BC)
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Cat City Senior Ctr 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Best Bridge in Town
(Duncan BC)
Wed Sep 26, 2018
Weekday Unit Game in Clubs
The Unit pays the extra sanction fees for this game as part of our "Give Back to Members" program. The Unit does not provide lunch, but does provide a cake or other dessert at each participating club.
UNIT GAMES = Big Points!

Unit 533 is sponsoring 23 Unit Games in 2018, including 17 Unit Games in Clubs, 3 Unit-Wide Games in Clubs and 3 Unit Games at the Annual Unit events.  Play at your favorite club in our Unit Games in Clubs and Unit-Wide Games in Clubs throughout the year! For the schedule of all upcoming Unit Games, Click Here.

New Seminar with Mick Riccio - Starts Oct. 19th

"Guaranteed to Improve your Game!"
DynaMick Bridge presents Mick Riccio teaching a 4-part Seminar - Sessions run from 9:00 am - 11:00 am on Fri. Oct. 19, Mon. Oct. 22, Wed. Oct 24, and Fri. Oct. 26, at Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert, and will cover the Finer Points of 2 over 1, Signaling, Making the Best Opening Lead, and more. Reservations required - contact Mick at dynamick747@gmail.com. For more information, Click here to read the Flyer.

New Beginning Bridge Class at Mizell

"Bridge Made Fun and Easy!"
The Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs is presenting a new series of Beginning Bridge Classes, taught by David GoetzMondays at 9:00-11:00 a.m., beginning October 29th, and continuing through December 17th. For more information,
Click here to see the flyer, or contact David at bridgewithdavid@gmail.com or 562-233-7765.

Beginner and I/N Games in the Valley

Many Beginner and Intermediate/Novice games are offered in the Coachella Valley. Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert has a 0-20 game (with supervised play) on Saturday at 9:00 am, 49er games on Tuesday at 9:00 am and at 6:00 pm, 299er games on Tuesday and Saturday at 9:00 am, 499er games on Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00 pm, 799er games on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:00 pm, and a 999er on Saturday at 1:00 pm.

All beginning and advancing players are invited to participate in these friendly games. Meet new friends and improve your bridge skills!

Classes, Seminars and Workshops

Bridge With The Monroes, Classes, Events: Click Here

Duncan Bridge Center Class/Event Schedule: Click Here

Mick's DynaMick Bridge, Classes, Seminars: Click Here

70% Honor Roll
70.24% Larry & Vicki Graves MHDBC Sep 20
72.22% Jana McCormick & Roy Krapes SHBC Sep 11
75.69% Marilyn Loesberg & Jim Darvey DBC Sept 1
74.40% Karen Michael & Bobbie Harper PSBC Aug 31
71.43% David Goetz & Phyllis Viera DBC Aug 28
72.32% Carol McConnell & Ken Grissinger DBC Aug 25
73.53% Anne & Tom Lund MHDBC Aug 23
71.50% Rich Rodeman & Roy Krapes SHBC Aug 14
71.25% Bruce Korter & Karol Monroe MCC Aug 11
86.11% Rich Rodeman & Roy Krapes SHBC Aug 4
71.09% Barbara & Jim Maniscalco DBC Jul 31
70.14% Chuck Wallace & David Goetz PSBC Jul 24
70.95% Judy Searle & Ann Carter DBC Jul 23
73.00% Tom & Anne Lund SCPD Jul 18
72.35% Rose Marie Duff & Don Van Wieren DBC Jul 17
75.23% Janice Randles & Lou Goldsmith DBC Jul 16
72.57% Donna Darvey & Jack Barr PSBC Jul 9
76.04% Georgia & Jack Morris DBC Jul 3
71.50% Ken Davis & Roy Krapes SHBC Jul 3
72.50% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC Jun 26
70.28% Tom & Anne Lund PSBC Jun 20
70.71% Richard Hendrick & Jack Barr PSBC Jun 19
70.50% Dorian Trostler & Stephen Weiss DBC  Jun 15
71.72% Jack Barr & Judy McClintic DBC Jun 13
71.06% Linda Kaeser & Pat Coontz DBC Jun 9
70.77% Carol Van Court & Pat Coontz SCPD Jun 8
70.44% Karol & Guy Monroe SCPD Jun 8
70.54% Karen Michael & Bobbie Harper PSBC Jun 8
70.93% Jim Weeks & Neil Stern DBC Jun 2

As reported by Club Directors

Results
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Morning Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: Jamie Alperin
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Morning Pairs
(SHBC)
Director: Jana McCormick
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Saturday Afternoon Pairs
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Cathedral City Open
(Mick's Club)
Cathedral City 1:00 PM
Director: Mick Riccio
Sat Sep 22, 2018
Marrakesh Club
Director: J Nugent-Patten
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Calendar
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Best Bridge in Town
(Duncan BC)
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Cat City Senior Ctr 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Mon Sep 24, 2018
Best Bridge in Town
(Duncan BC)
Wed Sep 26, 2018
Weekday Unit Game in Clubs
The Unit pays the extra sanction fees for this game as part of our "Give Back to Members" program. The Unit does not provide lunch, but does provide a cake or other dessert at each participating club.
UNIT GAMES = Big Points!

Unit 533 is sponsoring 23 Unit Games in 2018, including 17 Unit Games in Clubs, 3 Unit-Wide Games in Clubs and 3 Unit Games at the Annual Unit events.  Play at your favorite club in our Unit Games in Clubs and Unit-Wide Games in Clubs throughout the year! For the schedule of all upcoming Unit Games, Click Here.

New Seminar with Mick Riccio - Starts Oct. 19th

"Guaranteed to Improve your Game!"
DynaMick Bridge presents Mick Riccio teaching a 4-part Seminar - Sessions run from 9:00 am - 11:00 am on Fri. Oct. 19, Mon. Oct. 22, Wed. Oct 24, and Fri. Oct. 26, at Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert, and will cover the Finer Points of 2 over 1, Signaling, Making the Best Opening Lead, and more. Reservations required - contact Mick at dynamick747@gmail.com. For more information, Click here to read the Flyer.

New Beginning Bridge Class at Mizell

"Bridge Made Fun and Easy!"
The Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs is presenting a new series of Beginning Bridge Classes, taught by David GoetzMondays at 9:00-11:00 a.m., beginning October 29th, and continuing through December 17th. For more information,
Click here to see the flyer, or contact David at bridgewithdavid@gmail.com or 562-233-7765.

Beginner and I/N Games in the Valley

Many Beginner and Intermediate/Novice games are offered in the Coachella Valley. Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert has a 0-20 game (with supervised play) on Saturday at 9:00 am, 49er games on Tuesday at 9:00 am and at 6:00 pm, 299er games on Tuesday and Saturday at 9:00 am, 499er games on Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00 pm, 799er games on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:00 pm, and a 999er on Saturday at 1:00 pm.

All beginning and advancing players are invited to participate in these friendly games. Meet new friends and improve your bridge skills!

Classes, Seminars and Workshops

Bridge With The Monroes, Classes, Events: Click Here

Duncan Bridge Center Class/Event Schedule: Click Here

Mick's DynaMick Bridge, Classes, Seminars: Click Here

70% Honor Roll
70.24% Larry & Vicki Graves MHDBC Sep 20
72.22% Jana McCormick & Roy Krapes SHBC Sep 11
75.69% Marilyn Loesberg & Jim Darvey DBC Sept 1
74.40% Karen Michael & Bobbie Harper PSBC Aug 31
71.43% David Goetz & Phyllis Viera DBC Aug 28
72.32% Carol McConnell & Ken Grissinger DBC Aug 25
73.53% Anne & Tom Lund MHDBC Aug 23
71.50% Rich Rodeman & Roy Krapes SHBC Aug 14
71.25% Bruce Korter & Karol Monroe MCC Aug 11
86.11% Rich Rodeman & Roy Krapes SHBC Aug 4
71.09% Barbara & Jim Maniscalco DBC Jul 31
70.14% Chuck Wallace & David Goetz PSBC Jul 24
70.95% Judy Searle & Ann Carter DBC Jul 23
73.00% Tom & Anne Lund SCPD Jul 18
72.35% Rose Marie Duff & Don Van Wieren DBC Jul 17
75.23% Janice Randles & Lou Goldsmith DBC Jul 16
72.57% Donna Darvey & Jack Barr PSBC Jul 9
76.04% Georgia & Jack Morris DBC Jul 3
71.50% Ken Davis & Roy Krapes SHBC Jul 3
72.50% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC Jun 26
70.28% Tom & Anne Lund PSBC Jun 20
70.71% Richard Hendrick & Jack Barr PSBC Jun 19
70.50% Dorian Trostler & Stephen Weiss DBC  Jun 15
71.72% Jack Barr & Judy McClintic DBC Jun 13
71.06% Linda Kaeser & Pat Coontz DBC Jun 9
70.77% Carol Van Court & Pat Coontz SCPD Jun 8
70.44% Karol & Guy Monroe SCPD Jun 8
70.54% Karen Michael & Bobbie Harper PSBC Jun 8
70.93% Jim Weeks & Neil Stern DBC Jun 2

As reported by Club Directors