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Unit 207 Lecture Series

Paul Tobias will give a free lesson on September 2 at noon.  Topic: Major Suit Raises – Bergen, Modified Bergen and other Major Raise Conventions

Click here for Intermediate lecture notes, compliments of Unit 207. 

Unit 207 Lecture Series
NAP Qualifying Games

North American Pairs (NAP) qualifying games are held in June, July and August. During those months,  the BCA will hold one or two NAP qualifiers per month for each weekly sanctioned session. $8.00 entry fee, extra dollar is required by ACBL. Red and black points, 82% Sectional rating. 

 

NAP Qualifying Games

June 10 and 11 NLM results and photos--click here 

Spring Sectional Results--click here.

Click HERE to listen to a radio interview (KUTX) with Simone Scumpia and Beth Tobias talking about the game of bridge.

BCA Guides

BCA Guides welcome new players to our club, providing information about games and how to find partners. Please click here to contact a BCA Guide. 

BCA Guides
Free Meals
Free Meals

Free pre-game meal every Wednesday evening 7:00 pm and every Friday morning 11:30 am.

Weekly E-newsletter

 

The BCA has a weekly E-newsletter to inform patrons of upcoming special games and events.  To subscribe, please email Mark McAllister--markmc888@gmail.com. 

 

Score Correction Policy

The procedure is for the player to e-mail the game Director with 1) the board number, 2)  the table number, and 3) the pair numbers for both NS and EW. The email must include CC:s to the opponents, the Club Manager Mark McAllister (markmc888@gmail.com), and the BCA (bcabridge@gmail.com)

 
Welcome to the Bridge Center of Austin

Welcome to the Bridge Center of Austin where the best game in the world is alive and well. We offer a variety of friendly open, beginning/intermediate games and a full array of classes. All of our games feature pre-duplicated boards / hand records and tabletop scoring devices. Our address is 6700 Middle Fiskville Road. Zip code 78752. Please click on the information sidebars for more details or call 512.300.2743.

 

Spotlight on bridge classes and instructors this Fall--click here.

Register by clicking on the tab at top left of this webpage or by calling 512.300.2743.

Non-Life Master Regional

Thursday, August 24-Sunday, August 27

Click here for details. 

            Robert Todd Lecture and Lessons, September 17-19

Robert Todd is a nationally-recognized bridge teacher and lecturer. He will give a lecture at BCA on Monday morning September 18 at 9 a.m. on the topic "Is it Forcing? How Forcing is it?" Cost is $50.00 per attendee (if registered by 9/13, $60 if registered after 9/13,) which includes a lunch after the talk. (On this Monday only, the bridge games will start at 12:45 rather than the usual 10:30 & 11:30; there will be both 0-50 and OPEN sections. Game entry fee not included.)

In addition, Robert is holding smaller workshops on Sunday September 17 and Tuesday September 19, at Simone Scumpia's home. Reservations may be made through Robert Todd or Simone Sumpia. Click here for the flyer. 

 

Austin Fall Sectional

Thursday, September 21 - Sunday, September 24

Click here for details. 

 

Need a Partner?

If you need a partner for a BCA club game, call Robin Tucker at 512.917.1133 or email her at austinreztx@gmail.com.  Standby partners are also available at the following games. Please note that standby players will be provided when a regular partner is away or when you cannot find a partner for a particular game. It is not intended to be a substitute for arranging partnerships on a regular basis. 

Monday Limited games (10:30 and 11:30 am)
Monday Eve Open game (7:00 pm)

Tuesday 0-350 game (10:30 am)
Wednesday Open game (11:30 am)
Wednesday 0-250 game (10:30 am)
Thursday Open game (11:30 am)
Friday Open game (11:30 am)

Saturday 0-20 game (1:00 pm)
Saturday Open game (1:30 pm)

 

The BCA is a Zero Tolerance club.  Ours is a club where everyone can fully expect to have a civil experience playing a great game.  Inappropriate behavior by any player should be brought to the attention of the director immediately for possible sanctions. Click here to see full details of the BCA's Zero Tolerance policy. 

Free Play! 
 
Bring a bridge player new to the BCA and you will both play for free! 
BCA Facebook
 
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The Common Game

Almost all pair game hands played at BCA are "Common Game" hands. Advantages are: Comparisons of results with players at many other clubs across the country, post-game analysis of many hands, "par" results specified, and personal "analytics" for individual players. Click Here to see recent BCA results.

Click for the latest results
BCA August Calendar (Click here for a complete listng of games in August)
BCA August Calendar (Click here for a complete listng of games in August)
Calendar
Sat August 19, 2017
Junior Fund Game
6:30 PM Open Stratififed Teams
Director: BJ Sanders
  (Reservation)
Mon August 21, 2017
NAP Qualifier
11:30 AM OPEN (Regular 10:30 0-50)
Director: Laura Delfeld
Mon August 21, 2017
Club Championship
7:00 PM Open
Director: Mike Harris
Results
August 18, 2017
BCA Fri Morn Open Pairs
August 17, 2017
Club Championship
August 16, 2017
Wednesday Morning Session
Click for the latest results
BCA August Calendar (Click here for a complete listng of games in August)
BCA August Calendar (Click here for a complete listng of games in August)
Calendar
Sat August 19, 2017
Junior Fund Game
6:30 PM Open Stratififed Teams
Director: BJ Sanders
  (Reservation)
Mon August 21, 2017
NAP Qualifier
11:30 AM OPEN (Regular 10:30 0-50)
Director: Laura Delfeld
Mon August 21, 2017
Club Championship
7:00 PM Open
Director: Mike Harris
Results
August 18, 2017
BCA Fri Morn Open Pairs
August 17, 2017
Club Championship
August 16, 2017
Wednesday Morning Session