Jefferson Bridge Association (JBA), Charlottesville
Jefferson Bridge Association (JBA), Charlottesville


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If Charlottesville City Schools are closed due to bad weather, the bridge games will likely be cancelled.  An announcement of the cancellation will be sent to local TV stations, as well as to the club’s e-mail list, and posted on our website, Jefferson Bridge Association, 
If the weather clears before game time and streets are safe for driving, then the game may proceed according to schedule. Check your e-mail, the club website, Jefferson Bridge Association, JBA   or call the club manager. 

 Decision will be made by 10AM.

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On Thursday, 22 Feb, at 12:30 pm, Mike Lane will teach the 49/99'ers the art of the Finesse


The changes have been serialized in the Ruling the Game section of the Bridge Bulletin from July through November. Two of the ones that are easy to explain are:

  1. As of Jan 1, 2018 the stop card will no longer be in the bidding box at tournaments. ACBL has suggested we eliminate them at the club level as well. The opponent to the left of the bidder who makes a skip bid is still required to wait before he makes his bid.
  2. If no dealing machine is used, in dealing the cards manually, no two consecutive cards from the deck can be placed in the same hand. So deal them out one at a time in four consecutive piles as though you were dealing at the party bridge table. Since dealing five piles and combining the first and last piles puts the 5th card in the same hand as the 6th card, this also cannot be done.

The Laws of Duplicate Bridge
Effective Sept 25, 2017

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Choose Your Finesse – Part 1
By BBOer Konijn7 (Oren Lidor)


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Congratulations to Alice Faintich on Earning ACBL Bronze Life Master Status!

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♠ Silver for Ray♠ 


 New Life Master and New Bronze 

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District 6  -

"Table Talk"


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Congratulations to

Alex Marshall, La Donna Dodge, Linda Daniel, Terry Fry

Amazing and accomplished JBA players receiving a variety of Life Master Points


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Bringing Home the Bling.    Congratulations!

On February 18, 2017 the JBA team of Daria Snider and Alex Marshall and Faye and Jerry Rosenthal, won the Colonel Reidelbach Trophy at the Richmond Bridge Center.  Twelve teams, with a maximum of two Life Masters per team, participated in this one session event.  The Reidelbach Trophy has been awarded since 1962.

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In order to accommodate our players who have severe mobility issues and require a N/S assignment, Elliot needs to know in advance if you are coming. 

Please be sure to call him 24 hours in advance  if you will be there and must have a N/S assignment.    If you do not call in advance, then you may not get the seating you need.

Elliot's cell phone number is:   434-825-8523

If he can count on you to be there for all games or on a regular schedule, you can tell him that and call ONLY when you are not going to be there.

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New plastic convention card covers of various colors are here!  Get yours at the club for $2.00 each. Ask Nan.   

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If you would like to contact the club, enter your details and click [Send] or call Nan Massie, Club Director at 434-531-5547