The Village Card Club
 
Bulletin

Sign up at the club for Fall 2015 Mentoring.  Please check the bulletin board at the club and the deadline is August 15, 2015.  Click to view the Mentoring Announcement for Fall 2015


Unit Team Qualifier Winners:  Matt Williams, Betty Schultz, Francie and Randy Lusk.


Milestones:
Silver Life Master ... Norma Marvel
Bronze Life Master ...Johnnie Niemann

Slam Bidding Summer School, Tuesday mornings, continues August 4.  Details in the Education Schedule below


Finding a Partner - Members Sign In - Click on Find a Partner - Go to desired event date - SAVE request


 
Education

Slam Bidding Summer School with Andy Cosby (Tuesday Mornings, 9:00-11:00) 

Aug 4:  Minor Suit Transfers - Warnings & Invitations

Aug 11: 2♣ Openings & Modern Responses - Showing Real Power

Aug 18: Responses to 2NT I - Finding Major Suit Slams

Aug 25: Responses to 2NT II - Finding Minor Suit Slams

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Monday Morning Workshops will resume in September


Mentoring Workshops:  Sept 8, Sept 22, Oct 6, Oct 20, 9:00 AM

Aug 15 - Registration deadline.  Click here to view the-->  Mentoring Announcement

 

 

This bridge player’s mecca is nestled in the largest gated community in the United States (26,000 acres in the Ouachita Mountains), along with 9 golf courses and 11 lakes.

Play in our 5,700 sq ft "House of Cards" where as many as 10,000 tables of duplicate and rubber bridge are played annually.  We are ranked in the Top 50 among ACBL's 3,200 bridge clubs.

Come and share our motto:
Where ladies and gentlemen gather to play a game they love.

Restricted Sectional Tournament

 Need Silver points?  If you have less than 500 ACBL Master Points and are not a Life Master, please join us in August at the Silver Lode Tournament here at VCC from August 21-23 ..... Click 2015 Silver Lode for the details.

Mark These Dates

       Bridge events through August​ 

  • Social Bridge (non-duplicate) continues: Tuesday morning, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning
  • Unit Wide Game: all Wednesday duplicate games August 5th (# W508161A)
    • Morning 0-500 NLM stratified at 9 a.m.
    • Afternoon: Open and 0-750 stratified flighted games at 1 p.m.
    • Upgraded master points in all duplicate games
  • Unit Championship: all Thursday afternoon, August 20th games (# L508161C)
    • Open & 0-300 stratified eligible for Upgraded Master points
  • North American Pairs:
    • Many dates through August 31st (see bulletin boards for specific dates)
    • Sectional black & red points; $2.50 pp 
Click for the latest results
70 Percenters

Annie Dethardt & Linda Merritt:           74.31% Game!

Ray Banks & Phil Michaelson:           73.39% Game!

Jean Lenaburg & Scott Luchesi:           70.14% Game!

Players of the Month

      

2000+ Pts: Betty Schultz

1000-2000 Pts: Emil Dimitrov

300-1000 Pts: Pat Shoesmith

20-300 Pts: Linda Shearin

0-20 Pts: Pat Hunt

Click for the latest results
70 Percenters

Annie Dethardt & Linda Merritt:           74.31% Game!

Ray Banks & Phil Michaelson:           73.39% Game!

Jean Lenaburg & Scott Luchesi:           70.14% Game!

Players of the Month

      

2000+ Pts: Betty Schultz

1000-2000 Pts: Emil Dimitrov

300-1000 Pts: Pat Shoesmith

20-300 Pts: Linda Shearin

0-20 Pts: Pat Hunt