The Bridge Connection
 
GOOD-BYE!

Effective with the STaCs which begin on Monday June 25, we will be permanently eliminating the travelers and %s from the Bridgemates.  You will still be able to receive your ranking and % game at the end of the session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
CLUB NEWSLETTER

The Spring, 2018 issue of our Club's Newsletter is available in the club and on-line at: District12bridge.org.

 

 

 

Wednesday Morning Lesson

Every Wednesday at 11am: Willie reviews four of the more challenging hands from the previous Wednesday.

 

Address: 26776 W. 12 Mile, Southfield

(about 1/4 mile west of Northwestern)

Phone: 248-356-6254

NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS QUALIFYING GAMES

North American Pair Qualifying Games: (Stratified open pairs, sectional rated, black points)

Mondays: 6/18e, 7/16, 7/30. 8/13e, 8/20

Tuesdays: 6/19, 7/17, 8/7, 8/28

Wednesdays: 7/11, 8/1, 8/8e

Thursdays:  7/19, 8/16

Fridays: 7/6, 7/13e, 7/27, 8/17, 8/17e

Saturdays: 7/21, 8/11

LONGEST DAY GAMES ARE HERE!!!!

As part of the ACBL-wide Alzheimer's Association Charity Games, the Bridge Connection will be running FOUR games on Wednesday June 20.  All games will have masterpoint bonuses.

9am:  Open Pairs (18 boards)

Noon:  Open Pairs and 0-750 pairs

7pm:  Open Pairs

50/50 raffle tickets will be available for purchase until noon on the 20th.  The drawing for the cash prizes and door prizes will take place during the noon game.  Bids to play with a premier player will close on Tuesday the 19th at 3:30 pm, promptly.  We will continue to accept direct donations to the Alzheimer's Association, with the Connection getting credit, make out a check payable to: "Alzheimer's Association" and bring it into the club or go to: http://act.alz.org/site/TR?team_id=466452&fr_id=10935&pg=team.  The silent auction on bridge books will close at noon on Wednesday.  Any books with no bid will be available for puchase for $10.

The latest bids for our Longest Date games Premier Players are available on our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichiganBridgeConnection/.

NEW MP LIMIT ON THURSDAYS

We now have a upper limit of 750 masterpoints for our 11am Thursday limited pair game.  A separate game, also at 11am, with a 199 masterpoint limit is also held.

CANCELLATIONS

Sectional at The Bridge Connection: Thursday June 21 - Sunday June 24.  Closed for ALL games.

GAMES FOR NOVICE PLAYERS!
 
TUESDAYS:  9:00 AM (0-199 MP's)
 
WEDNESDAYS: 6:30 PM (0-199 MP's)
 
SATURDAYS: 10:00 AM (0-50 MP's)
 
FREE Lesson 1/2 Hour Before The Saturday Game!
 
No Partner Necessary:  we'll find you a partner!
 
Bridgemate Wireless Scoring System
Bridgemate Wireless Scoring System

The Dealing machine is integrated with The Bridgemate Wireless Scoring System!


Hand records are given to players after every game!

Each section plays the same boards.  Compare your results to the experts who play the same hands!

Click for the latest results
LONGEST DAY UPDATE

THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF A MEMBER OF OUR BRIDGE COMMUNITY, ALL DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION WILL BE MATCHED UP TO A CUMULATIVE TOTAL OF $3,600.  So, if you OR anyone you know, wishes to support this worthy cause, have them make out a (tax-deductible) check to the "Alzheimer's Association" BUT bring it to the club so we can include it in our support and have it counted towards the match.  The AA will issue a tax receipt to the donor.

Bidding will remain open in the club to play with a premier player in one of our Longest Day games on June 20th until 3:30pm on Tuesday the 19th.  Bidding slips are on the table opposite the director's area. An updated summary of the bids appears on our Facebook page.  The silent auction for bridge books on the white table near the east entrance will continue until noon on Wednesday.  All winning bids for players/books will be tax-deductible contributions to the Alzheimer's Association. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for purchase until noon Wednesday.

SPECIAL GAMES

We have lots of special games coming -  Great opportunities to earn extra masterpoints:

We will hold our Longest Day games on Wednesday June 20th - so start planning to play in as many games as you can to support the Alzheimers' Association.  There will be open/stratified games at three different times: 9am, noon (with a separate 0-750 game) and 7pm.  We'll have tons of door prizes, a 50/50 raffle with cash prizes, and we'll be auctioning off premier players to be your partner (details in club).

Club Championships:  See left-most column.

 

 
Calendar
16th June 2018
Novice Pairs 0-100
10:00 a.m.
16th June 2018
Open Pairs - club championship
12:30 p.m.
17th June 2018
Results
16th June 2018
Saturday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Owen Lien
15th June 2018
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Owen Lien
15th June 2018
Friday Evening Pairs
Director: Owen Lien
Click for the latest results
LONGEST DAY UPDATE

THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF A MEMBER OF OUR BRIDGE COMMUNITY, ALL DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION WILL BE MATCHED UP TO A CUMULATIVE TOTAL OF $3,600.  So, if you OR anyone you know, wishes to support this worthy cause, have them make out a (tax-deductible) check to the "Alzheimer's Association" BUT bring it to the club so we can include it in our support and have it counted towards the match.  The AA will issue a tax receipt to the donor.

Bidding will remain open in the club to play with a premier player in one of our Longest Day games on June 20th until 3:30pm on Tuesday the 19th.  Bidding slips are on the table opposite the director's area. An updated summary of the bids appears on our Facebook page.  The silent auction for bridge books on the white table near the east entrance will continue until noon on Wednesday.  All winning bids for players/books will be tax-deductible contributions to the Alzheimer's Association. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for purchase until noon Wednesday.

SPECIAL GAMES

We have lots of special games coming -  Great opportunities to earn extra masterpoints:

We will hold our Longest Day games on Wednesday June 20th - so start planning to play in as many games as you can to support the Alzheimers' Association.  There will be open/stratified games at three different times: 9am, noon (with a separate 0-750 game) and 7pm.  We'll have tons of door prizes, a 50/50 raffle with cash prizes, and we'll be auctioning off premier players to be your partner (details in club).

Club Championships:  See left-most column.

 

 
Calendar
16th June 2018
Novice Pairs 0-100
10:00 a.m.
16th June 2018
Open Pairs - club championship
12:30 p.m.
17th June 2018
Results
16th June 2018
Saturday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Owen Lien
15th June 2018
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Owen Lien
15th June 2018
Friday Evening Pairs
Director: Owen Lien