Hilton Head Island Bridge Club
 
Attention!!

The bridge club will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.  In addition the Tuesday evening Swiss prior to Thanksgiving has been canceled.


There are four scheduled Swiss events in November that are qualifiers for the 2018 Grand National Teams (GNT).  See the November Special Events Calendar for dates. 

 
HHIBA Weekly Game Schedule

            (Game Changes as of 10/1/2017) 

  9 AM 1 PM 6:30 PM
M 49er/299er* Open
Davis Ritchey
843.422.3150 843.715.2645
Tu 99er/499er Swiss Teams
Seery Holub
843.363.4027 843.290.2306
W 99er/499er* Open
Gibson Richardson
843.681.6170 843.705.5220
Th 499er Open
Bailey&Gies Cordray
770.490.8338 843.689.5831
843.707.7315  
F Open
Seery
843.363.4027
Sa Open*
Cordray
843.689.5831

*Monthly Swiss Team Games
 2nd Wed - 499er
 3rd Sat - 8 Is Enough
 4th Mon - 299er

 Please arrive 10 minutes before game time.

HHIBA Board Members

Board Officers

President: Tom Schlossberg
Vice Pres and Education Chair: Mike Melnick

Treasurer: Ted David
Secretary: Kristi Menees

Appointed Program Chairs:
Game Directors: Sandy Ritchey

Membership: Sally Hughes
Marketing/Promotion and Annual Meeting: Richard Distlerath (chair)
Marketing/Promotion and Annual Meeting: Fran Sullivan and Donna Brinkley

Club & Facilities Manager

Sandy Ritchey

Home Phone: 843-715-2645

Cell Phone: 614-975-7645

Email: sandyoh3786@roadrunner.com

HHI Club Phone: 843-342-7529

Technology Contact

Peter Seery

Home Phone: 843-363-4027

Email: pseery1@gmail.com

Website Contact

Doris Klobuchar

Home Phone: 412-585-0273

Email: mfnwdikran@gmail.com 

 
Welcome to Hilton Head Island Bridge Club
Hilton Head Island Regional 2018

The 2018 Hilton Head Island Regional will be held February 5-11, 2018 at the Marriott Resort and Spa. Click the title for the flyer. 

Pinecone 499'er Tournament

The Pinecone Sectional tournament will be held from March 16, 2018 to March 18, 2018.  If you have less than 500 masterpoints, this tournament is open to you only and will be a great opportunity to add to your masterpoint wealth.  Click on the title for more information.

October Rank Changes

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smileyCongratulations to Members Achieving a New Rank

 

Ruby Life Master

Lynne Hoos

Bronze Life Master

Michele Pinson

NABC Master

Bill Dalton

Regional Master

Kurt Clemente Sr

Club Master

Larry Landry, Doug Luba, Kisha Pfaff

Junior Master

Judith Bloch, Alexandra Czepil, Charlene Riikonen

Special Events Calendar - November

November is rich in games (well over half) that pay out sectional-rated master points in addition to our annual 3-day sectional, the Camellia Classic.  LOTS of opportunities this month to achieve your rank change goals.  AND...don't forget the Grand National Teams qualifier games.  Click the title for the complete calendar.

Special Events Calendar - December

            

The schedule of games in December is a wonderful opportunity to increase your masterpoint total.  All but 4 of the 41 games this month pay out greater than 63% sectional-rated masterpoints.  In addition, there will be a holiday party on December 10 with lots of food and good cheer.  Hope to see you often.   Click the title for the complete calendar.

Become A Deadly Defender

Kathie Walsh will conduct a series of classes on how to Become A Deadly Defender.  These classes will be taught on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM starting January 9, 2018 and ending March 27, 2018. This series is targeted to students who know basic bridge and wish to improve their defender play.  Click on the title for the full schedule.

Modern Bidding Conventions You Should Know

Kathie Walsh will conduct a series of classes on Modern Bidding Conventions You Should Know.  These classes will be taught on Fridays at 10:00 AM starting January 12, 2018 and ending March 30, 2018. This series is targeted to students who know basic bridge and wish to add to their repository of bridge conventions or to hone their use of familiar conventions.  Click on the title for the full schedule.

Winter Absolute Beginner Bridge Lessons

Kristi Menees will conduct classes on Saturdays from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM from January 6, 2018 through March 10, 2018. Class size is limited and registration is required; cost is $150 for the series. Click the title for a complete schedule and contact information.

Sundays @ The Club

Join Paul Hern on Sundays from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM for a two-part series of bridge lessons.  Part 1 is a 7-week session of lessons from January 7, 2018 to February 25, 2018 entitled Upgrading Your Defense.  Part 2, entitled 8 Weeks To Better Bidding, runs from March 4, 2018 to May 13, 2018.  Preregistration is required as class size may be limited.  Contact Paul via email at paul55555@aol.com.  Click the class titles for a complete syllabus of each session.

Junior Bridge

The Junior Bridge Program continues to meet on Saturday mornings, specifically on the dates November 18,  December 2, and December 9, 2017.  Due to the holiday season, Junior Bridge will not meet on November 25, December 16, December 23, and December 30, 2017.  In 2018, the HHJB schedule will resume on March 17. The program is free for children aged 7-17.  Contact Fred Ferguson at 843-363-6416 or fred337487@gmail.com for more information.


Attention: During the months of January and February, 2018, older junior bridge players are invited to attend, for free, the Saturday morning lessons conducted by Kristi Menees from 10 AM until noon.

Our Hilton Head Island Bridge Club

Welcome to the Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, an ACBL sanctioned bridge club. We take pride in being a friendly-first bridge club.

Directions: Follow US 278 to mile-marker five. Turn into Port Royal Plaza. Continue into the Plaza, staying on the left. We are the sixth store on the left.
Phone Number: 843-342-7529  Someone will be there to take your call an hour before, during, and an hour after each game.

 

Visiting, Getting Back into Bridge, Need a Partner?
Contact Sandy Ritchey, sandyoh3786@roadrunner.com or text/call 614-975-7645
Results
November 22, 2017
Wednesday Morning 499er
November 22, 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Pairs
November 21, 2017
Tuesday Afternoon 499er
November 20, 2017
Monday Morning Pairs
November 20, 2017
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Our Hilton Head Island Bridge Club

Welcome to the Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, an ACBL sanctioned bridge club. We take pride in being a friendly-first bridge club.

Directions: Follow US 278 to mile-marker five. Turn into Port Royal Plaza. Continue into the Plaza, staying on the left. We are the sixth store on the left.
Phone Number: 843-342-7529  Someone will be there to take your call an hour before, during, and an hour after each game.

 

Visiting, Getting Back into Bridge, Need a Partner?
Contact Sandy Ritchey, sandyoh3786@roadrunner.com or text/call 614-975-7645
Results
November 22, 2017
Wednesday Morning 499er
November 22, 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Pairs
November 21, 2017
Tuesday Afternoon 499er
November 20, 2017
Monday Morning Pairs
November 20, 2017
Monday Afternoon Pairs