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Come play bridge with us in November and enjoy the great fun we have at

Denver House of Cards! 

 

 

We will have a full schedule of games including open pair games on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and on Monday and Wednesday evenings.  In addition, we have five games for newer players: Tuesday morning  and Thursday morning are limited to less than 1500 masterpoints per player plus Newcomers games on Monday mornings and Wednesday evenings limited to players with fewer than 40 masterpoints and a flighted 299'er game on Friday mornings.

Call the club at 303 781 6552, or email at denverhouseofcards@ymail.com to sign-up for events.  Reservations are recommended and appreciated! 

Come and enjoy the fun!

 

 

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Retirement Party for Marvel Heinsohn Saturday December 20

On Saturday December 20, we will host a retirement party for Marvel Heinsohn, who is disbanding The Bridge Club after some twenty-five years of operation.  The party will include some food being provided by us, and players are invited to bring side dishes to share as a pot luck.  The party will start at 11:30 AM to be followed by the usual open pairs game at 12:30.  Please come help us to honor Marvel for his long-time service to Denver bridge.

'Denver House of Cards' Absorbs 'The Bridge Club'

As of January 1, 2015, The Bridge Club, which has been operated by Marvel Heinsohn for some 25 years, will cease operations.  As most of you know, it has been operated on our premises in recent years in the western part of our space.  We will continue to operate the Saturday Open Pairs game at 12:30 PM, and Marvel will continue to direct the game for as long as he wishes.  In addition, we will do our best to rebuild open pair games in that space on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM opposite the limited games that we currently run.  A major advantage is that this will make these flighted games, and masterpoint awards in the open games will take into account the total number of tables in the two games.  We hope that you will continue to support us and bridge in general as these changes are put into effect.

Extra Masterpoints During November

During November, most of our games will pay extra masterpoints at no additional charge.  Featured this month will be seven club membership pair games (100% sectionally rated), seven charity pair games and two club championships.      

Keep in mind that our Monday morning, Wednesday evening and Friday morning open pair games use the table count from the concurrent I/N games to add additional masterpoints.  Card fees are ten dollars per person ($9.50 with an account) for most pair games; newcomer games are less.  Lunch is served during all of our morning games.  Enjoy duplicate bridge in our state-of-the-art club and earn the maximum number of masterpoints allowable.   

 

299'er Game Friday Mornings

We are now running a 299'er game on Friday mornings along with our open game.  The game is flighted (0-50, 50-200 and 200-299).  During November, there will be one Charity game and one Club Membership game, both of which pay additional masterpoints.  Come enjoy playing at a comfortable level in our state-of-the-art club.

Newcomer (0-40) and Limited Games

We now have three limited games for less-experienced players every week.  Monday mornings at 10:30 AM and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM feature games that are limited to players with fewer than forty masterpoints.  Both of these games are preceded by a free lesson by Chuck Goudey, for those interested.  Card fees for these games are only seven dollars. 

We now have a 299'er game on Friday mornings.  This game is flighted and is also preceded by a free lesson by Chuck Goudey.

We also run 0-1500 games on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM for slightly more experienced players.  The Thursday games are preceded by free lessons by Ernie and Blair Young. 

These games are a great way for newer players to ease into duplicate bridge. 

 

Duplicate Bridge in a Friendly Atmosphere at DHOC

The club is owned and operated by Steve Wainz and Paul Ossip.  We pledge to do our best to continue the tradition of a friendly atmosphere for enjoyable duplicate bridge.  In addition, we will run all games with a non-playing director except when necessary to fill out the movement or in case of emergency (such as someone having to leave in the middle of a game).

In our new location, we will serve a light lunch during our morning games.  Card fees will be ten dollars per game ($9.50 if you have an account with us) for most games. 

We have open games Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and Monday and Wednesday evenings plus limited games on Tuesday (0-1250 MP)  and Thursday (0-1000 MP)  mornings.  We also have Newcomers games on Monday mornings and Wednesday evenings and a 299'er game on Friday mornings.  All morning games start at 10:30 AM and evening games at 6:30 PM.  Please feel free to offer your comments and suggestions.

Steve & Paul

Beginning and Intermediate Bridge Lessons

 

Paul Ossip will begin a five-week course on getting ready for duplicate on October 21.  The classes will be given on five consecutive Tuesday evenings, and the cost will be fifty dollars per person for the series.  The course is designed for people who would like to catch up on modern bidding techniques and improve their play and defense. Each lesson will include lecture and supervised play.

For further information, e-mail us at denverhouseofcards@ymail.com or at paulossip@hotmail.com.

 

Denver House of Cards

Denver House of Cards

1800 W. Oxford Ave, Unit C.

Englewood, CO 80150

303 781-6552

Denver House of Cards
About Denver House of Cards
About Denver House of Cards

Denver House of Cards is one of the premier bridge clubs in the Denver area.  We pride ourselves on having well-directed and friendly duplicate bridge games.  We are a "zero tolerance" club. 

DHC offers a variety of open and limited games for the enjoyment of our players.  There is also a social game on Friday evenings for which dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. and the play begins at 6:30 p.m.  We also offer special games on many weekends.  Our two-session Swiss Team events are always fun and include a catered dinner.

Please come and enjoy our hospitality and great bridge competition soon!

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$5 Tuesday Morning Open Pairs $5

Starting on Tuesday, January 6, we will run an open pairs game at 10:30 AM in the space currently occupied by The Bridge Club.  For January, card fees will be five dollars for this game, and lunch will be included.  In addition, masterpoint awards will benefit from the limited game in our regular space, which will add an average of twenty tables to the flighted event.  Come join us as we attempt to provide games for all players.

No Sunday Team Games Until 2015

We will not attempt to compete with either the Broncos or the holidays.  Consequently, there will be no Sunday team events during November and December.  We will try again after the New Year.

Bridgemate Wireless Scoring
Bridgemate Wireless Scoring

To ensure our players have the latest in technology to enhance the game, DHC has upgraded to the Bridgemate II wireless scorers.

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DHC pre-deals all boards for our customers.  This not only supplies quality bridge hands but it expidites the play as well.  We want our customers concentrating on the game of bridge and not on having to make boards.  In addition, hand records will be available following play. 
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Results
Nov 28, 2014
Friday Morning & 299'er Club Memb Prs
Director: Steve Wainz
Nov 26, 2014
Wednesday Morning Club Memb Prs
Director: Steve Wainz
Nov 26, 2014
Wednesday Eve Charity Prs & Newcomers
Director: Bob McKenzie
Calendar
Dec 1, 2014
Monday Morning Pairs & Newcomers
DHC 10:30 AM
Director: Paul Ossip & Chuck Goudey
Dec 1, 2014
Monday Evening Charity Prs
DHC 6:30 PM
Director: Steve Wainz
Dec 2, 2014
Tuesday Morning Prs 1500MP/Plyr Max
DHC 10:30 AM
Director: Paul Ossip
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