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Click on Information in the menu above to see the weekly and monthly game schedule. Click on Calendar for specific dates and times.

No Partner? No problem!

We have guaranteed partners for the following pairs games: Monday morning and evening; Tuesday afternoon and evening; and Thursday afternoon. 

Member Appreciation Games

HBC has added a number of Member Appreciation games to reward our members for their strong support. The final Member Appreciation Game for this year, which will be free to HBC members, will be held on Thursday December 20th at 12:15 PM. Thanks for your support to HBC!

Sign-Up, Please!

Please look for sign-up sheets on the door and on the sign-up sheet table outside the men's room. This helps us prepare when food is being provided. Currently there is a sign-up sheet for the following games on the table:

  • October 12 - 0-1500 Swiss Teams (gold point event)
  • October 14 - Women's Swiss Teams (gold point event)
  • October 19 - Dinner and Bridge

A sign up sheet for the October 6 Brunch and Bridge is on the door. Thanks.

Welcome to Harrisburg Bridge Club
Upcoming Special Games

♠ Extra point games are shown below in red  

* Thursday September 20 at 12:15 PM - open pairs International Fund game ($9)

* Thursday September 20 at 6:30 PM - 0-750 pairs Membership game

* Monday, September 24 at 11:30 AM - International Fund Game ($9)

* Monday, September 24 at 6:30 PM - 0-100 International Fund Game ($9)

* Tuesday, September 25 at 12:15 PM - ACBL Membership Game ($8)

* Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00 PM - ACBL Membership Game ($8)

No Stress Bridge - With Masterpoints! (updated)

Enjoy bridge but wish the atmosphere could be as relaxing as a social bridge game? Enjoy social bridge but wish you could be earning masterpoints? Well, we have the answer!! Our new Wednesday morning game seem to be a real hit among our members, and table count is growing, making the game even better. The game is handicapped, so that partnerships with a combined average of less than 1500 masterpoints will get an upward adjustment to their scores (depending upon the number of tables in play, and the average masterpoint holding of the players in each partnership) to enhance their chances to win. And the best part? The game is FREE (that's right, FREE) for all members of the Club (non-members will pay just the $2 non-member fee) during the months of September and October. Beginning in November, the entry fee will be our regular fee of $8.

Some more details: the game will be a regular weekly game except for the Wednesdays when a Swiss Team (evening game) is scheduled. All of the games through November 7 will be extra point games. The game on October 31 is the ACBL Instant Matchpoint Game, so it cannot be handicapped. There will be an entry fee of $10 for that game only, but players with less than 500 masterpoints will still play for free. 

 

Bridge Classes

Do you want to learn to play bridge?  Contact Us, and a certified bridge teacher will talk with you about our programs.  See additional information in the Bridge Education menu item (upper left).

HBC will start two Free Introductory Bridge courses in September 2018, one during the day & one at night. See flyers below for details.

Introductory Bridge Class.pdf

Beginner Bridge Evening.pdf

 

If you qualified to compete in the North American Pairs District finals, you have a special opportunity to earn partial gold points at the Unit 168 NAP game, to be held on Saturday, September 22 beginning at 10 am. This is a 2-session event, and the entry fee includes lunch. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for the $5 entry fee (must be an ACBL member registered to Unit 168). The link for the registration flyer appears below, and the deadline for pre-registration is September 18.

unit 168 NAP fnal.pdf

Bridge Pearls to "Master" workshops will be held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM on the second Friday each month, except for summer vacation in July & August and over the December holidays. The next Pearls session, scheduled for October 12th, will cover “Control Bidding to Slam” and will be taught by Bill Young & Debbie Hoveland. See the flyer below for further details (and note the slightly revised time for the workshop):

October Pearls Workshop.pdf

See the flyer below for other workshops in 2018:

Pearls Sked.pdf

 

Happy Birthday Kathy Gaither
Happy Birthday Kathy Gaither

The Club celebrated Kathy Gaither's 80th birthday with a catered lunch and bridge on Tuesday, September 11. Shown here are Kathy, and Nina Sadler and Jack Hund, who also share that birthdate.

September Senior Mentors Game Winners
September Senior Mentors Game Winners

Congratulations to the winners of September's Senior Mentors Game - Bill Young, Lee Morrison, Beverly Maynard and Cecile Hund. The next Senior Mentors Game is scheduled for Thursday, October 4 and will be a Swiss Team event, paying partial GOLD points. Watch your e-mail for the sign up notice or email the club at harrisburgbc@gmail.com

Results
FREE Handicap Pairs
Club Championship
Director: Robert Priest
Tuesday Afternoon Open & 0-750 Pairs
Club Championship ($8)
Director: Robert Priest
Tuesday Evening 0-1500 or Mentor Pairs
Member Appreciation game - free to HBC members
Director: Bridget Whitley