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or our club manager,  Sandy Smith,

or our webmaster,  Clay Hall.

 
Recent Updates
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Improvements!
Jan 31, 2016 21:00 CST
General Information
Jan 5, 2016 23:09 CST
 
Enews is here for now!!
Special Games this week

Monday 6/27 AM Open NAP Game ($8 card fee)

Tuesday 6/28 AM Flight B (up to 2500 MPs) NAP Game ($8 card fee)

Tuesday 6/28 Aft Open Club Championship

Wednesday 6/29 Aft 199er Club Championship

Thursday 6/30 AM Separate Flight B (up to 2500 MPs) and Flight C (NLM up to 500 MPs) NAP

Games ($8 card fee) Half Black/Half Red Points Awarded

Thursday 6/30 PM 8 is Enough Team Game at 6:30 p.m. It will be a Club Championship game so

extra points for no extra $$! Each team may have no more than 8 points: A players (2000+ MPs) =

3 points, B players (LM - 2000 MPs) = 2 points, and C players (NLMs) = 1 point. Team masterpoints

will be averaged for stratification purposes. If you want to play and need help putting a team

together, contact director Sandy at 602-7823 or smwvs@bellsouth.net. This is a fun, great game

with a level playing field and, most of the time, EVERYONE goes home with some points!

Sunday 7/3 Aft 499er and 1999er Club Championship Games

Substitute Directors this Week:

Monday 6/27 AM Open Clay Hall

Sunday 7/3 Aft Dennis Luft

Education Opportunities

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Defensive Tips 2016 Facilitator: Dennis Luft

Dates: Wednesdays beginning May 25 and ending August 19, 2016 Time: 45 minutes from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Before afternoon 0-199 and Open Games) Cost to attendees: $1.00 per session These brief sessions are designed for beginning and intermediate players and intended to help you to become a better defender. Topics will include: Leads and signaling versus suit contacts, leads and signaling versus no trump contracts, discards, second hand play, third hand play, making defensive inferences, counting declarer’s distribution/points, and other special defensive tactics as time allows. Each session will include handouts for participants and practice hands where some basic bidding information will also be reviewed. Bring your lunch, join the “Tips” session along with your partner and then plan to practice what you have learned by playing in the afternoon game. THANK YOU, DENNIS!

WE’RE GEARING UP FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF EASYBRIDGE 2 WITH MIKE DEVIVO! It’s time for Spring EasyBridge with Mike! Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 1:15 p.m. for Easybridge! 2. Mike will be teaching lessons on everything you need to know to smooth out your game, including play of the hand, overcalls, weak twos, and more. The class will be followed by a short game every week in which students/players will earn masterpoints. A lesson with Mike, plus POINTS…the perfect combination!

BEGINNING BRIDGE WITH JEANNE WAMACK Building Bridges: Monday mornings at 9:30. Building Bridges: Tuesday evenings at 6:30. Continuing Construction is this week: May 2 & 5 - Inverted minors, then 16 & 19 - Signaling: Count & Attitude. Due to student interest, Basic Bidding Review is held on Wednesday mornings in the Education Center from 9-11am. Any player is welcome to attend this "Bidding in a Nutshell" class. PLEASE NOTE: No Basic Bidding Review (Wednesdays 9-11 am) will be held this week. We’ll return to regular schedule on May 11.

Calendar
June 30, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
July 7, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
July 9, 2016
The next NO2LM game is on Sat July 9
Charity 10am
BLT at 9:30, game at 10AM, signup at club. Charity game - extra points $8.
Director: Clay Hall 967-2809
July 21, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
Results
June 29, 2016
Wednesday Afternoon Session
Director: Sandy Smith
June 28, 2016
Tuesday Afternoon Session
Director: Mike DeVivo
June 28, 2016
999 Pairs
Director: Dennis Luft
June 27, 2016
Monday Morning Session
Director: Clay Hall
Calendar
June 30, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
July 7, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
July 9, 2016
The next NO2LM game is on Sat July 9
Charity 10am
BLT at 9:30, game at 10AM, signup at club. Charity game - extra points $8.
Director: Clay Hall 967-2809
July 21, 2016
8 Is Enough Team game
6:30pm
Director: Sandy Smith
Results
June 29, 2016
Wednesday Afternoon Session
Director: Sandy Smith
June 28, 2016
Tuesday Afternoon Session
Director: Mike DeVivo
June 28, 2016
999 Pairs
Director: Dennis Luft
June 27, 2016
Monday Morning Session
Director: Clay Hall