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Calendar for all tournaments for Unit 141 and all other District 4 events can be found on the District 4 website at www.district4.info.

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The Philadelphia Contract Bridge Association (PCBA) is Unit 141 within District 4 of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL).

North American Pairs 2018
North American Pairs 2018

NAP Club Qualifying in Full Swing

North America Pairs (NAP) is a grass roots event that starts in your local club. You quailify for the District 4 Finals by playing in a local club qualifying game and placing well or scoring at least a 50% game. The District 4 finals will be held this October (2018) in the Philadelphia area. Check the District 4 website for dates and details (www.district4.info). Club qualifying games run all of June, July, and August. 

The event is played in three flights: Flight A (open to all), Flight B (less than 2,500 masterpoints), Flight C (non-life master and fewer than 500 masterpoints).

Winners of the District 4 Finals will win money and be eligible to play in the National Finals in March of 2019 at the NABC in Memphis, TN. The subsidies to help pay for the trip (for each flight) are:

$$$$$
1st Place  $700 per player
2nd Place $300 per player
3rd Place $200 per player
4th Place $100 per player

$$$$$

John Dickenson is the District NAP Coordinator. Contact him at dickenjb@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Check the District 4 website for more details, the conditions of contest, and a link to the national conditions of contest.

Remember you have to qualify at a local club first (can be any club in the country running a qualifying game). Here is a list of all of the scheduled club qualifying games in Unit 141 that we have received so far. Check back frequently for updates. 

Click Here for current list of NAP Club Qualifying Games in Unit 141

May I/N Sectional at North Penn
May I/N Sectional at North Penn

Unit 141 May I/N Sectional (299er Pairs)

Results ====>>>

Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Location: North Penn Bridge Club (www.bridgewebs.com/northpenn/ )

Two sessions (must play both) at 10:00 and 2:30.

Click Here for Flyer and Registration Form.

Click Here for letter from Tournament Chairs Bill and Joan Goldstein.

PCBA - Unit 141 Sectionals
PCBA - Unit 141 Sectionals

 

Fall Sectional Tournament

September 21-23

New Location: Germantown Cricket Club

 

Exciting new location. Stay turned for details and flyer.

 

Fragrance Policy
Fragrance Policy

District 4 Fragrance Free Policy

District 4 has a clear policy on keeping our tournaments free of strong scents. Strong scents include perfumes, any fragranced products, the smell of smoke, and poor personal hygiene. If you attend a tournament, please leave these scents behind.

Here is a link to the D4 policy on the District website.

Here is the complete text of the Fragrance Free Policy:

All Regional tournaments in District 4 are fragrance free. Players must refrain from wearing any of the following: cologne, after shave lotion, perfume, perfumed hand lotion, fragranced hair products, and/or similar products when participating in our tournaments. These fragrances can cause serious health issues for migraine sufferers and players with breathing-related problems. Strong scents, including fragrances, the smell of smoke, and poor personal hygiene violate the Zero Tolerance Policy.

 

 

 

STaC Week
STaC Week

All week at local clubs!

Click here for STaC information and results.

Silver Points and lots of Bonus Points!

Play at your local club.

Check with your favorite club for details.

Play in the NAPs

Why put the NAPs on THE BLACKLIST? Even Raymond Reddington has played in them!

To hear Red talk about his experience, Click Here

 

 

(By the way, who is Steve Lyditt?)

 

Robots for Half Tables
Robots for Half Tables

R2D2 and C3P0 New Members of Bridge Club of Center City

Half Tables Eliminated Forever

The joint efforts of Mike Giesler, David Rose, and Jay Whipple of The Common Game have made half tables at club games a thing of the past. You can just use two robots from the online website BBO to fill in anytime you have a half table.

The setup and procedure is simple. Upload the day's hand record file to BBO, start a playing table on BBO using those hands, and place two tablets or laptops on one of your regular tables to become your sitout table. When the sitout pair arrives at the table, they play the appropiate hands against two BBO robots. Scoring the hand results is the same as at all other tables - entered into Bridgemates or your standard reporting method.

The experiment has been a big success and the players love it. Interested? Click Here for article that gives all the details. 

Eight Is Enough
Eight Is Enough

Eight
Is
Enough

Eight is Enough is a format for team games that is used in some team events.

Click Here for a description of how it works.

New Events
New Events

Upcoming Events

 

There are many exciting events within easy driving distance of the Philly area. See the District 4 website for a complete listing of events in our area and plan to attend.

www.district4.info 

 

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Results

Results for Sectionals are posted below. You can also check live.acbl.org for tournament results. STaC results are posted on the ACBL website   here.  

When looking for results, be sure to click on the information and section tabs for more details.

Results
I/N Sectional at North Penn Morning Session
I/N Sectional at North Penn Afternoon Session
Sonny Jaspan Trophy Game
Sunday Session
Bala Sectional Saturday AM Pairs
Bala Sectional Saturday PM Pairs
Bala Sectional Friday AM Pairs
Bala Sectional Friday PM Pairs
Sunday Session
Saturday Session
Bala Sectional Sunday DupliSwiss Teams
Bala Sectional Morning Pairs
Bala Sectional Afternoon Pairs
Bala Sectional Morning Pairs
Bala Sectional Afternoon Pairs
I/N Morning Pairs