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Please click on the highlighted text to review the proposed changes to Bylaws June 2015 prior to June 11, 2015 Semi-Annual meeting.  Also, click below to see additional Bylaw changes annotated by Andy

                  

Milestones:

Emarald Life Master ... Louallen Thomassen

Life Master ... Johnnie Niemann

Life Master ... Bruce Neunaber


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Education
Monday Morning Novice/Intermediate Workshops (9:00-11:00) )
  • Jun 1  -   Reverse Drury (Limit Raise by a Passed Hand)
  • Jun 8  -   Overcalling Their NT w/Meckwell (New) 
Monday Morning Easybridge! 2 Workshops (9:00-11:00) )
  • Jun 1   - 7 Deadly Finesses
  • Jun 8   - The Rule of 20 & 2½ Quick Tricks
  • Jun 15   - Ruffing - The Power of Trumps
  • Jun 29   - Love Those Lo-o-ong Suits
  • Jul 6      - Negative Doubles
Click on Continuing Education to see our full list of 2015 Spring and Summer offerings.

 

 
Hot Springs Village, AR
Hot Springs Village, AR

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.”

Mark These Dates

        JUNE Events

  • Semi-Annual Meeting, Thursday 6/11 at 12:22 pm
  • Recognition Party Thursday 6/18 12:45 pm
  • All Thursday and Friday morning games are 0-150
    • Mini-Sessons start 8:40 a.m.
  • Club Championship games:
    • Thursday 6/4, Morning & Afternoon
    • Tuesday 6/16, Afternoon & Evening
  • Tuesday morning game 0-300 continues
  • Unit Wide game: all games Monday 6/1 sanctioned premium sectional points
  • World Wide Bridge Contest: Red & Black sectional points, $3.50 pp
    • Friday evening 6/5 (pizza dinner 5:00 optional); play starts 5:30 pm.
    • Saturday afternoon 6/6; play starts at 1:00 pm.
  • STaC week 6/8-6/14.  Premium points: red & black sectional points; $3.50 pp
    • Morning - all games same as regular schedule
    • Afternoon - most games same; change Wednesday afternoon to Open, 0-750​
    • Evening games - same Tuesday 6/9 and Friday 6/12 Pizza and Play (both 0-500) 
    • New game - Saturday afternoon, 1 pm: Open & 0-300
    • Sunday afternoon - Swiss 0-500
  • North American Pairs: many games starting June; Open (A), Under 2500 (B) and Under 500 NLM (C) strata qualify
    • ​sectional black & red points; $2.50 pp
    • selected games schedule posted on June Calendar and on various bulletin boards
  • The Longest Day fund raiser for Alzheimer's Association - ACBL sponsored, Monday 6/22
    • ​Sanctioned 12-board mini-games starting 9 am, 11am, 1pm, 3 pm and 5 pm
    • Snacks and free beverages provided
    • Silent raffle table

        

Evaluate the hands.

What is the contract?  Lead card?

The bid is 6 Hearts. The play yields 7 Hearts. The lead card is 7 hearts.

Click for the latest results
70 Percenters

Tom Price:           71.59% Game!

Pat Case & Lee Casteel:           70.24% Game!

 

Players of the Month

      

2000+ Pts: Phil Michaelson

1000-2000 Pts: Frances Lusk

300-1000 Pts: Pat Shoesmith

20-300 Pts: Michael Popkin

0-20 Pts: Leslie Pfeiffer

Click for the latest results
70 Percenters

Tom Price:           71.59% Game!

Pat Case & Lee Casteel:           70.24% Game!

 

Players of the Month

      

2000+ Pts: Phil Michaelson

1000-2000 Pts: Frances Lusk

300-1000 Pts: Pat Shoesmith

20-300 Pts: Michael Popkin

0-20 Pts: Leslie Pfeiffer