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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'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.
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.
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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January 10 through 13
Click here for Complete Results
Congratulations to Our Unit Game Winners!
- January 3rd -
MHDBC at Joslyn
1st Overall - Isadore & Rosalie Sharp, E/W
1st N/S - Tom & Mary Bernstein
1st Overall - Martin Blain & Lou Goldsmith, E/W
1st N/S - Janice Randles & Joanne Wiley
1st Overall - Ronald Price & Bill Newis, E/W
1st N/S - Sally Burrage & Susan Moore
NOTICE OF PALM SPRINGS ACBL UNIT 533 ANNUAL MEETING
Sunday, January 27, 2019, at 12:00 PM
Duncan Bridge Center, 75-400 Gerald Ford Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Voting will begin at 12:00 pm. Only members of Unit 533 appearing on the official ACBL roster will be eligible to vote. The business meeting will commence as soon as a quorum of 60 members is achieved.
A full lunch will be provided. Following the meeting there will be a Unit Game.
Election of Directors: Candidates for the three open seats on the Board are listed below in alphabetical order. Those elected will each serve a three year term. The election will be conducted and certified on January 27, 2019.
Amendment of Bylaws - To correct the name of the Unit to conform to its original state and national filings, Palm Springs Unit 533 of the ACBL.
Absentee ballots are available and may be obtained upon request from the Election Committee Chairperson, Kay Walters.
Contact Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org or (760) 333-3199. A ballot will be mailed to you in early January. Absentee ballots must be received by the Election Committee prior to 12:00 pm on January 27, 2019, to be counted.
To read the Candidates’ Statements, Click here. For the full Notice of Meeting, including the Agenda and Bylaws Amendment, Click here.
Georgia Jones, Secretary, Unit 533
William Stine, President, Unit 533
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Riverside "Super Bowl" Regional
January 28 - February 3
Riverside Convention Center
Click here for the Flyer, Schedule and more Information
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"Sun & Fun"
March 1st & 2nd
Hope Lutheran Church Center
49500 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, California
Click here for the Flyer
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Pacific Southwest Regional
April 15th thru 21st
Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
San Diego, California
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In 2019, Unit 533 is sponsoring 23 Unit Games, 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.
Scott Magged's Desert Cities Bridge Club has announced a new schedule of games on Mondays through Saturdays. In addition to the Monday Open Game at the Cathedral Center, starting on February 5th DCBC is offering Open Games on Tuesday through Saturday at Temple Sinai in Palm Desert. Temple Sinai is conveniently located on Hovley Lane West between Monterey and Portola Avenues. Game time is 1:00 pm. DCBC will also offer 499er Games at its Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday games, attendance permitting. For more Info, click here to visit the DCBC website.
Be sure and check out these new additions to Bridge in the Coachela Valley!
Tuesday evening bridge returns to Duncan Bridge Center, with Mick Riccio directing, starting on January 15th. Game time is 6:00 pm. Reservations are not necessary.
Come have some fun on Tuesday nights!
Duncan Bridge Center is offering Fast Open Pairs on Wednesday mornings. No more than six minutes per board, for those who love swift play of the hands!
Game time is 9 AM sharp!
Karol and Guy Monroe are offering a new series of Saturday afternoon Bridge Labs classes on "The Art of Communication." The 5-week series is on Saturdays - Jan. 12, 19 and 26, and Feb. 9 and 16, from 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm at the Marrakesh Country Club. Reservations are required. For more Information, Click here. For Reservations, Click here.
Many Beginner and Intermediate/Novice games are offered in the Coachella Valley. Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert has 0-20 games (with supervised play) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9:00 am, 49er games on Monday and Thursday at 9:00 am, 299er games on Monday through Saturday at 9:00 am, and 0-750 games on Monday through 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!
Bridge With The Monroes, Classes, Events: Click Here
Duncan Bridge Center, Class/Event Schedule: Click Here
Mick's DynaMick Bridge, Classes, Seminars: Click Here
MHDBC at the Joslyn Center, Classes, Events: Click Here
As reported by Club Directors