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Welcome New Members

Theresa Brennan
James Husen
Dennis Kovacevich
Stuart Mandel
Robert Mann
Susan Mann
Richard Scudder

Rank Changes

Sectional Master

Maggie Hardy
Carol Moore
Kathlene Wishart

Club Master

Kurt Shoenhard

Junior Master

Paola Cohen
Ethel Czombos
Lindy Sitzman
Pam Smith
Ozzie Valente
Lee Vosburgh
Sandy Young

Congratulations!

 
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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June 21st Unit Game Winners

Congratulations to Our
June 21st Unit Game Winners!

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DBC Open Game

1st Overall - Bruce Ferguson & Marilyn Loesberg, N/S
1st E/W - Lois Kanefield & Ilene Grabel

MHDBC at Joslyn Open Game

1st Overall - Marcy Blumstein & Sue Blom, E/W
1st N/S - Carol Guinaw & Barbara Gibson

DBC 499er

1st Overall - Bill & Barbara Wegener, E/W
1st N/S - Mary Lee Guiss & Pat Swanson

READ THE NEW DISTRICT 22 FORUM MAGAZINE

The monthly District 22 Forum has gone online!
Access the new online Forum Magazine by clicking on the permanent link at the upper left of our homepage. Every issue has 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.

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

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Los Angeles
Long Beach
Regional

July 2 - July 8

at the Hilton Long Beach

For Flyer, Click here

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N A B C
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NORTH AMERICAN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
SUMMER 2018

ATLANTA, GA
July 26 - August 5

For Info on Tournament Schedule, Hotels, Entertainment and Events, Click here

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ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL

At the Hilton Orange County
in Costa Mesa

September 3rd thru 9th

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

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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
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Fri AM 0-299 Pairs
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Friday Afternoon Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: Vicki & Bob
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Invit Pairs Club Champ
(SCPD BC)
Director: Steve Samson
Thu Jun 21, 2018
UNIT GAME
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Calendar
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Fri Jul 20, 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.
Mon Aug 6, 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.
Tue Aug 21, 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.

Coming Soon - Evening Games at DBC

Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert will be offering Tuesday Evening Games starting July 3rd, at 6:00 pm. There will be a 0-49 Game and an Open Game, both directed by Mick Riccio. These are fund-raising games for the benefit of the Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation, with a special $5.00 card fee for the 0-49 game, and special thanks to Mick for donating his directing skills to benefit CVBF.

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, a 49er game on Tuesday at 9:00 am, 299er games on Tuesday, Friday 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. MHDBC at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert has a 199er game on Tuesdays at 12:30 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
70.28% 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
71.56% Mary Lee Guiss & Pat Swanson DBC May 31
70.14% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC May 29
71.06% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC May 22
73.81% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC May 22
70.20% Jim Weeks & Neil Stern DBC May 21
70.51% Barbara Maniscalco & Mike Boyle PSBC May 16
72.02% Mary Lee Guiss & Judy Jacobson DBC May 15
74.08% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC May 15
75.00% Bruce Ferguson & Robert Carroll MHDBC May 10
75.00% Lynn Brooks & Carolyn Deatherage DBC May 8
72.65% Beth Friedman & Ann Devereux DBC May 4
71.99% Janice Randles & Lou Goldsmith DBC May 2
73.75% Sandy & Ron Livingston MICK'S Apr 24
75.00% Mike Fash & Margaretta Gentschein DBC Apr 23
70.62% Mel & Marnie Sharp DBC Apr 23
76.49% Ron & Lorraine Berube DBC Apr 20
71.40% Sandy Quisenbersy & Irene Dundon DBC Apr 14
72.32% Jackie Williams & Abigail Wright MCC Apr 13
70.63%  Barry Kirkham & Howard Engle DBC  Apr 13
70.22% Midori Saito & Irv Kostal DBC Apr 8
70.99% Jim Goerz & Frank Murphy MCC Apr 6
70.82% Sherry Peshek Zehr & Judith Schwartz MICK'S Apr 5
74.68% Jane Foster & Rick Kirk, Jr MCC Mar 23
70.51% Janice Randles & Joanne Wiley MHDBC Mar 22
71.47% Paul Panico & Norman Isaacs MHDBC Mar 15
72.84% Sue Martin & Mary Watson ICC Mar 7
78.95% Sandy & Jan Bain DBC Mar 3

As reported by Club Directors

Results
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Fri AM 0-299 Pairs
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Scott J. Magged
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Friday Afternoon Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: Vicki & Bob
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Invit Pairs Club Champ
(SCPD BC)
Director: Steve Samson
Thu Jun 21, 2018
UNIT GAME
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Calendar
Fri Jun 22, 2018
Open Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn 12:30
Director: David Goetz
Fri Jul 20, 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.
Mon Aug 6, 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.
Tue Aug 21, 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.

Coming Soon - Evening Games at DBC

Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert will be offering Tuesday Evening Games starting July 3rd, at 6:00 pm. There will be a 0-49 Game and an Open Game, both directed by Mick Riccio. These are fund-raising games for the benefit of the Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation, with a special $5.00 card fee for the 0-49 game, and special thanks to Mick for donating his directing skills to benefit CVBF.

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, a 49er game on Tuesday at 9:00 am, 299er games on Tuesday, Friday 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. MHDBC at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert has a 199er game on Tuesdays at 12:30 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
70.28% 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
71.56% Mary Lee Guiss & Pat Swanson DBC May 31
70.14% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC May 29
71.06% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC May 22
73.81% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC May 22
70.20% Jim Weeks & Neil Stern DBC May 21
70.51% Barbara Maniscalco & Mike Boyle PSBC May 16
72.02% Mary Lee Guiss & Judy Jacobson DBC May 15
74.08% Jane Arthur & Sharon Lowry DBC May 15
75.00% Bruce Ferguson & Robert Carroll MHDBC May 10
75.00% Lynn Brooks & Carolyn Deatherage DBC May 8
72.65% Beth Friedman & Ann Devereux DBC May 4
71.99% Janice Randles & Lou Goldsmith DBC May 2
73.75% Sandy & Ron Livingston MICK'S Apr 24
75.00% Mike Fash & Margaretta Gentschein DBC Apr 23
70.62% Mel & Marnie Sharp DBC Apr 23
76.49% Ron & Lorraine Berube DBC Apr 20
71.40% Sandy Quisenbersy & Irene Dundon DBC Apr 14
72.32% Jackie Williams & Abigail Wright MCC Apr 13
70.63%  Barry Kirkham & Howard Engle DBC  Apr 13
70.22% Midori Saito & Irv Kostal DBC Apr 8
70.99% Jim Goerz & Frank Murphy MCC Apr 6
70.82% Sherry Peshek Zehr & Judith Schwartz MICK'S Apr 5
74.68% Jane Foster & Rick Kirk, Jr MCC Mar 23
70.51% Janice Randles & Joanne Wiley MHDBC Mar 22
71.47% Paul Panico & Norman Isaacs MHDBC Mar 15
72.84% Sue Martin & Mary Watson ICC Mar 7
78.95% Sandy & Jan Bain DBC Mar 3

As reported by Club Directors