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WELCOME TO THE SAVANNAH DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB WEBSITE

Welcome.  ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games are played at several locations in the Savannah area.  The most extensive schedule is played at the Savannah Bridge Center and other games are held at the Landings Club on Skidaway Island, the Grand Lakes Lodge in the Southbridge Community and the Jewish Educational Alliance. For details, click on Savannah Game Schedule on the left.

NEED A PARTNER?  Call us at 912-228-4838 or send us an email to sdbc8511@comcast.net.  Tell us your name, phone number and/or email address, the session you would like to participate in and the number of masterpoints you have.  Give us as much lead time as possible and we'll do our best to find a suitable match for you.

THE BRIDGE CENTER LOCATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION
THE BRIDGE CENTER LOCATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

The Savannah Duplicate Bridge Club is based at 8511 Ferguson Ave Suite D in the Five Oaks Shopping Center, a short distance from the Truman Parkway. The well-lit 3500 square foot facility is used for the majority of the sanctioned duplicate bridge games in the Savannah area. Coffee and light refreshments are always available. This is a no-smoking facility.

Phone number: 912-228-4838. (Click for map and directions).

Send emails to the Bridge Club at sdbc8511@comcast.net

We also have an electronic newsletter.  To be placed on distribution, send a request to martinvernick@gmail.com.

This website is maintained by Marty Vernick, martinvernick@gmail.com.

Fall 2016 Education Classes - Beginner and Intermediate Schedule Now Available!

It's never too early to start your education planning.  Mike Sueirro has laid out the schedule for this fall's Beginning Bridge series of classes and that schedule can be viewed by clicking on "Fall 2016 Education" in the Menu items on the left of this page.  The Beginning Bridge class schedule should open right away.Tell your friends who have been wondering what the excitement is all about and mark your calendar and join us! Here's a peek at the near-in classes:

Monday Evenings, 7:00 - 9:00pm  Beginning Bridge 1 - Introduction to Bridge  NO CHARGE FOR BB1 CLASSES

  • 8/22 Introduction to Bridge
    8/29 Notrump Opening Bids
    9/5 Major Suit Opening Bids
  • 9/12 Minor Suit Opening Bids 

Monday Evenings, 7:00 - 9:00pm  Beginning Bridge 2 - Competitive Bidding  $10/Session, $35 for advance purchase of all four

  • 9/19 Preempt & Weak Two Opening Bids 
  • 9/26 Overcalls and Advances 
  • 10/3 Takeout Doubles
  • 10/10 Putting It Together - The Competitive Auction 

Saturday Mornings, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Beginning Bridge 4 - Play of the Hand  $10/Session, $35 for advance purchase of all four

  • 9/10 Making a Plan, Promoting Winners
  • 9/17 Trumping and Discarding Losers, The Finesse
  • 9/24 Creating Entries, Hold Up Play and the Dangerous Opponent
  • 10/1 Managing the Trump Suit, Putting It Together  

The Intermediate Class schedule is also posted.  To view this simply close the Beginning Bridge schedule and click on the "Intermediate Classes Fall 2016" button immediately below it. $15/Session. These will be held on Fridays from 10am until noon. Opening sessions are taught by Larry Hayslip as follows:

  • 9/16 Take-out Doubles
  • 9/23 Negative Doubles
  • 9/30 Rebids and Reverses 
  • 10/7 Competitive Doubles
 

We have also posted brief bios of our instructors, Mike Sueirro, Larry Hayslip, Lee Weiner and Walter Sobol. Click on Instructor Bios and prepare to be dazzled!

 

Star Mentee - Frank Davis

The SDBC Mentoring Program has now been operating for one year. A total of 67 Mentoring Pairs have been assigned during this period and another 25 will be participating in the session that begins in September. On Tuesday, August 9 the third mini-tournament honoring the Mentees in the program was held, and the travelling Star Mentee award was won by Frank Davis, pictured here with his Mentor, Walter Sobol. Ten tables were in play during the event, refreshments were served and a good time was had by all. Thank you to everyone who has made this program a success. Registration is now closed for the September session, but if you would be interested in participating in January, please contact Carol Duren at carolduren@aol.com or at 598-9362.

 

Evening Bridge - PLAYERS NEEDED

Have you tried our Tuesday and Thursday evening bridge games?  Peaceful, uncrowded environment...heck, you can park right by the door!  Games are "Open" and start at 6:30pm and finish around 9:30pm. They are favored by many of our working members who can't make it to a daytime session and they would appreciate some additional tables. Give it a try!

Click for the latest results
SEPTEMBER 2016 CALENDAR (click here)
DETAILS ON UPCOMING EVENTS

 

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIMES EVENT
Mon, Aug 29 1:00 PM 5th Monday Swiss teams

SEPTEMBER FEATURES

International Fund Games

Membership Games

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Sept 5 12:15 PM Cookout/Covered Dish Party
Mon, Sept 5 - Sun, Sept 11 all games International Fund games
Mon, Sept 12 - Sun, Sept 18 all games  Membership games
Tues, Sept 13 1 PM Sharks & Minnows
Mon, Sept 19 - Sun, Sept 25 all games International Fund games
Fri, Sept 30 1:00 PM 5th Friday Swiss teams

 

Results
Sun Aug 28, 2016
Sunday Afternoon Pairs
Sat Aug 27, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Open
Fri Aug 26, 2016
Friday Afternoon Session
Thu Aug 25, 2016
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
Thu Aug 25, 2016
Thursday Evening Pairs
Wed Aug 24, 2016
Wednesday Morning Pairs
Wed Aug 24, 2016
Open Pairs (JEA)
Click for the latest results
SEPTEMBER 2016 CALENDAR (click here)
DETAILS ON UPCOMING EVENTS

 

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIMES EVENT
Mon, Aug 29 1:00 PM 5th Monday Swiss teams

SEPTEMBER FEATURES

International Fund Games

Membership Games

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Sept 5 12:15 PM Cookout/Covered Dish Party
Mon, Sept 5 - Sun, Sept 11 all games International Fund games
Mon, Sept 12 - Sun, Sept 18 all games  Membership games
Tues, Sept 13 1 PM Sharks & Minnows
Mon, Sept 19 - Sun, Sept 25 all games International Fund games
Fri, Sept 30 1:00 PM 5th Friday Swiss teams

 

Results
Sun Aug 28, 2016
Sunday Afternoon Pairs
Sat Aug 27, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Open
Fri Aug 26, 2016
Friday Afternoon Session
Thu Aug 25, 2016
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
Thu Aug 25, 2016
Thursday Evening Pairs
Wed Aug 24, 2016
Wednesday Morning Pairs
Wed Aug 24, 2016
Open Pairs (JEA)