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Welcome New Members

Steven Carlson

Rank Changes

Sapphire Life Master

Gloria Levine

Gold Life Master

William Kazee
Norma Wolf

Life Master

Berit Neff

Advanced NABC Master

Lori Kiefer

Regional Master

Sharon Boileau
Victor Chrostowski
Jack Smith

Sectional Master

Barbara Astone
Bill Combs
John Kerrigan
John Ramsey

Club Master

Karen Hall
George Haymaker
Charlene Lane
Earl Semones
Herbert Simon
Linda Simon

Junior Master

Jackie Adams
Virginia Keeley
Sami Lang
Debra Morris
Jean Ostermeier
John Stocky

Nice Going,
Everyone!

 
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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May 21 Unit-Wide Game Winners

Congratulations to Our
May 21st Unit-Wide Game Winners -
Especially to Jim & Neil on their 70.20% game!

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73 Pairs competed at 3 clubs:

Top Finishers  (A) Open / (B) 2000 / (C) 750

Jim Weeks & Neil Stern (A) - 70.20%  6.71 MPs
Roger Sielicky & Joe Radvansky (A) - 62.12%  5.03
Bobbie Harper & Bob McConnell (A) - 61.34%  3.77

Richard & Linda Stein (B) - 60.79%  3.32
Gary Delestine & Shirley Gibson (B) - 60.53%  2.49
Charles Williams & Barbara Sue Seal (A) - 58.97%  1.59
Anne Lund & Carol Van Court (A) -  58.79%  1.39
Paul Gelb & Tee Chernuchin (A) - 58.59%  1.60
Royanne Richert & Phyllis Vierra (B) - 56.66%  1.87
Mac Becket & Celeste Hale (B) - 56.02%  1.23
Irwin & Marcia Narter (B) - 56.02%  1.23
Leigh Grimm & Gail Roche (C) - 55.43  1.91
Bill Lietzow & Avi Schneller (C) - 55.09%  1.43

For Complete Unit-Wide Results, Click here
(Note: Sec F is PSBC, Sec A is DBC, Sec D is MHDBC)

DBC 499er Unit Game

1st Overall - Judy Searle & Martin Frank, E/W
1st N/S - Ann Carter & Cheeky Carlson

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 took place on April 8th at Duncan Bridge Center. For a full listing of all Winners, with photos from the Awards Program, 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 Sectional

November 9th thru 11th
Palm Springs Pavilion
401 S. Pavilion Way
Palm Springs

Results
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Morning Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: J Nugent-Patten
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Afternoon Pairs
(SHBC)
Director: Jana McCormick
Tue May 22, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Matt Lund
Tue May 22, 2018
DBC Tuesday Aft 499er
(Duncan BC)
Director: Jamie Alperin
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Afternoon Open
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Calendar
Tue May 22, 2018
0-99er Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn - MP1 12:30
Director: Gary Delestine
Wed Jun 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.
Thu Jun 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.
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.
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.

Tom and Jana McCormick Retire

After nearly eight years of dedicated service, Tom and Jana McCormick have retired from directing their daily weekday games at Duncan Bridge Center.  We wish Tom a speedy recovery from his recent surgery, and we hope we'll see both Tom and Jana playing at the tables soon.  Tom has been an anchor-director to Duncan's games, and we send our affection and gratitude to him for his dedication, and the same to Jana and her mom Marjean Larsen. Many thanks for all they have done for bridge in the Coachella Valley!

Bridge for Beginners - In the Evening!

The Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation in conjunction with Unit 533 is offering a new series of beginning bridge classes at Duncan Bridge Center for people who may be working during the day. Mick Riccio will be teaching on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The classes are beginning on June 5th, and will run four weeks through June 29th. Total cost is $125. For further information, Click here to read the flyer. Contact Mick for reservations at dynamick747@gmail.com or call 760-322-0059. 

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 Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm, and a 999er on Saturday at 1:00 pm. MHDBC at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert has a 0-99 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
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
76.19% Jeanne Welch & Shirley Carroll MICK'S Feb 27
70.69% Ross Grabel & Jon Wittes DBC Feb 27
72.23% Brenda Keller & Shirley Fitterman DBC Feb 27
70.83% Lee Parkinson & Jim Walker MHDBC Feb 26
74.28% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC Feb 20
75.83% Shirley Carroll & Jeanne Welch MICK'S Feb 20
75.83% Mick Riccio & Tori Dauphinot MICK'S Feb 20

As reported by Club Directors

Results
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Morning Session
(Duncan BC)
Director: J Nugent-Patten
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Afternoon Pairs
(SHBC)
Director: Jana McCormick
Tue May 22, 2018
Friendly Open Pairs
(Palm Springs BC)
Temple Isaiah-PS 1pm
Director: Matt Lund
Tue May 22, 2018
DBC Tuesday Aft 499er
(Duncan BC)
Director: Jamie Alperin
Tue May 22, 2018
Tuesday Afternoon Open
(Duncan BC)
Director: Marie Covey
Calendar
Tue May 22, 2018
0-99er Game
(MHDBC)
Joslyn - MP1 12:30
Director: Gary Delestine
Wed Jun 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.
Thu Jun 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.
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.
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.

Tom and Jana McCormick Retire

After nearly eight years of dedicated service, Tom and Jana McCormick have retired from directing their daily weekday games at Duncan Bridge Center.  We wish Tom a speedy recovery from his recent surgery, and we hope we'll see both Tom and Jana playing at the tables soon.  Tom has been an anchor-director to Duncan's games, and we send our affection and gratitude to him for his dedication, and the same to Jana and her mom Marjean Larsen. Many thanks for all they have done for bridge in the Coachella Valley!

Bridge for Beginners - In the Evening!

The Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation in conjunction with Unit 533 is offering a new series of beginning bridge classes at Duncan Bridge Center for people who may be working during the day. Mick Riccio will be teaching on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The classes are beginning on June 5th, and will run four weeks through June 29th. Total cost is $125. For further information, Click here to read the flyer. Contact Mick for reservations at dynamick747@gmail.com or call 760-322-0059. 

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 Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm, and a 999er on Saturday at 1:00 pm. MHDBC at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert has a 0-99 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
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
76.19% Jeanne Welch & Shirley Carroll MICK'S Feb 27
70.69% Ross Grabel & Jon Wittes DBC Feb 27
72.23% Brenda Keller & Shirley Fitterman DBC Feb 27
70.83% Lee Parkinson & Jim Walker MHDBC Feb 26
74.28% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC Feb 20
75.83% Shirley Carroll & Jeanne Welch MICK'S Feb 20
75.83% Mick Riccio & Tori Dauphinot MICK'S Feb 20

As reported by Club Directors