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Special Games this week

Special Games this Week

Monday 3/20 10 AM Open Charity Game ($8 card fee)

Tuesday 3/21 9:30 AM 999er Charity Game ($8 card fee)

Tuesday 3/21 1 PM Open Charity Game ($8 card fee)

Wednesday 3/22 12:30 PM NLM Swiss Team Game

Thursday 3/23 6:30 PM 8 is Enough Teams Club Championship Game

Friday 3/24 9:30 AM 499er and 10 AM Open Club Championship Game

Friday 3/24 6:30 PM Open Charity Game ($8 card fee)

Saturday 3/25 10 AM No 2 LM Charity Game ($8 card fee) and Cookout

Sunday 3/26 1:30 PM 499er and 1999er Charity Game ($8 card fee)

Calling all NLMs

There’ still one NLM Swiss Team Games in March for you to practice playing team games and test drive your team for the NLM Tournament 3/31-4/1. It is scheduled for Wednesday 12:30 PM March 22. You can put your own team together or get director Sandy (Wednesday) to help put one together for you. Don't miss these GREAT opportunities for practice and points for your swiss team!

8 IS ENOUGH TEAM GAME IS THIS THURSDAY

Team Game THIS Week Our favorite 8 is Enough Team Game is THIS Thursday 3/23 at 6:30 PM. It is a Club Championship Game so you get extra points for no extra $$. Each team may have no more than 8 points: A players (2000+ MPs) count as 3 points, B players (LM-2000 MPs) count as 2 points, and C players (NLMs) count as 1 point. Want to play but need help getting a partner or teammates? Contact director Sandy and she will get a team for you. 602-7823 or smwvs@bellsouth.net. This is a fun, friendly game as everyone is on the same level. Try it, you'll like it!

Looking forward to seeing everyone on Thursday night!

Saturday 3/25 10AM No 2 LM

The popular No 2 LM game returns THIS Saturday 3/11. Clay returns to direct, give his BLT(brief little talk at 9:30). and we have a cookout with Ron Goldfon dointg the cooking, hamburgers, hotdogs and baked potatoes are on the menu. Sign up at the club  or let Clay know you're coming.  Let him know soon if  you want to play and need a partner. Let's get this favorite game going again and fill the room! 

Looking Ahead

ACBL-Wide Senior Game On Monday afternoon 3/27 at 1 PM, we will be participating in the ACBL-wide Senior Game. The only restriction is you have to be born prior to January 1, 1959. Masterpoints will be 72% sectional-rated black with district and national overall awards. Winners will be recognized on the ACBL website and in the Bridge Bulletin. Hand records and analyses by Barry Rigal are provided. Card fee is $8.

For this day ONLY, there will be NO Open game at 10 AM and the 999er game at 1 PM will be an OPEN game.

Let's have a big game to celebrate seniors and get some points!

NLM Sectional Tournament Friday 3/31-Saturday 4/1. Get your partners and team lined up to rake in those silver points.

Coming in April

Saturday Evening 4/8 Spring Fling Cookout and Game

Monday 4/10 Frank Stewart at the BDBC for Book Signing and talks at Beginner and 99er Games

Education Opportunities

Confused about REVERSES? A one session instructional on reverses will be offered by our own Gloria Kilpatrick on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, AT 11:15am. We will meet in the Education Room. $1 fee to cover printing (Yea! handouts!). Bring a lunch and plan to stay for the 12:30 game - any questions contact Education Chairman, Larry Myers, at lawrence_myers.yahoo.com.

BEGINNER CLASSES Classes will be offered: Mondays mornings at 9:30 Tuesday evenings at 6:30

Please arrive early!

Please arrive 15 minutes before game time to allow our directors enough time to effectively plan the layout so that we may begin playing at the scheduled hour. (If we begin on time, then we can finish in a timely manner.) Thank you!

HOSTS NEEDED

We need YOU as a host at your favorite game.  All games are in need of hosts, and the respective directors would appreciate having you on the host schedule.  Check with the directors of the games in which you are interested in hosting, and let them know you want to volunteer.  (Game hosts need to arrive a little earlier and be prepared to play with a person they have not met or played with before. Hosts are allowed a free play, and in the event a host is not needed that day the free game may be applied later.)

Results
March 24, 2017
Friday Morning Session
Director: Sandy Smith
March 23, 2017
1999er
Director: Bonnie Jung
March 23, 2017
8 Is Enough
Director: Sandy Smith
March 22, 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Session
Director: Bonnie Jung
Please arrive early!

Please arrive 15 minutes before game time to allow our directors enough time to effectively plan the layout so that we may begin playing at the scheduled hour. (If we begin on time, then we can finish in a timely manner.) Thank you!

HOSTS NEEDED

We need YOU as a host at your favorite game.  All games are in need of hosts, and the respective directors would appreciate having you on the host schedule.  Check with the directors of the games in which you are interested in hosting, and let them know you want to volunteer.  (Game hosts need to arrive a little earlier and be prepared to play with a person they have not met or played with before. Hosts are allowed a free play, and in the event a host is not needed that day the free game may be applied later.)

Results
March 24, 2017
Friday Morning Session
Director: Sandy Smith
March 23, 2017
1999er
Director: Bonnie Jung
March 23, 2017
8 Is Enough
Director: Sandy Smith
March 22, 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Session
Director: Bonnie Jung