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The Landings game, normally held at the Plantation Club, will again be moved to SDBC Bridge Center on Wednesday, October 19. The time will be as normal, starting at 10 AM. You must bring your own lunch (if you want one).  It will not be restricted to just Landings players, but will be an open game (everybody welcome).  Fees will be $7.00 rather than the normal Landings fee of $5.00 and must be paid in cash (no SDBC prepaid entries).

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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 Tom Roush & Marty Vernick, martinvernick@gmail.com.

Education Classes - Beginner and Intermediate Classes Now Underway!

Improving your performance at the bridge table is a function of three things: Taking lessons, Reading and Playing! We are fortunate to have talented members who are willing to teach, and they provide great instruction at very modest cost. Classes are now underway so get on board with that first step!

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

  • 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. Taught by Mike Sueirro.

  • 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

  • 9/16 Take-out Doubles - Larry Hayslip
  • 9/23 Negative Doubles - Larry Hayslip
  • 9/30 Rebids and Reverses - Larry Hayslip
  • 10/7 Competitive Doubles - Larry Hayslip
  • 10/14 Hand Evaluation and Reevaluation - Lee Weiner
  • 10/21 Play of the Hand: Common Card Combinations and How To Play Them - Walter Sobol
  • 10/28 More Card Combinations and How To Play Them - Walter Sobol
  • 11/4 Even More Card Combinations and How To Play Them - Walter Sobol
 

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!

 

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)
OCTOBER 2016 CALENDAR (click here)
DETAILS ON UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER FEATURES

International Fund Games

Membership Games (you must be an ACBL member to participate in this game)

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Sept 19 - Sun, Sept 25 all games International Fund games
Fri, Sept 30 1:00 PM 5th Friday Swiss teams

OCTOBER FEATURRES

ACBL-wide Instant MatchPoint Game

Club appreciation games

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Oct 3 - Sun, Oct 9 all games Charity (American Cancer Society)
Tues, Oct 11 1 PM  "Sharks & Minnows"
Fri, Oct 14 1 PM Instant MatchPoint Game
Mon, Oct 17 - Sun, Oct 23 all games Club Appreciation Games
Wed, Oct 19 10 AM Landings game
Mon, Oct 24 1 PM Unit Championship (L610202A)
Sat, Oct 29 1 PM  B A M
Mon, Oct 31 12:15 Halloween covered dish party
Mon, Oct 31 1 PM Club Appreciation Swiss Team Game

 

Results
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Landings Wed Morning Pair
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Open Pairs (JEA)
Tue Sep 27, 2016
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Mon Sep 26, 2016
Monday Afternoon Session
Sun Sep 25, 2016
Sunday Afternoon Pairs
Sat Sep 24, 2016
International Fund
Fri Sep 23, 2016
Friday Afternoon Session
Click for the latest results
SEPTEMBER 2016 CALENDAR (click here)
OCTOBER 2016 CALENDAR (click here)
DETAILS ON UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER FEATURES

International Fund Games

Membership Games (you must be an ACBL member to participate in this game)

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Sept 19 - Sun, Sept 25 all games International Fund games
Fri, Sept 30 1:00 PM 5th Friday Swiss teams

OCTOBER FEATURRES

ACBL-wide Instant MatchPoint Game

Club appreciation games

DAY(s)/DATE(s) TIME EVENT
Mon, Oct 3 - Sun, Oct 9 all games Charity (American Cancer Society)
Tues, Oct 11 1 PM  "Sharks & Minnows"
Fri, Oct 14 1 PM Instant MatchPoint Game
Mon, Oct 17 - Sun, Oct 23 all games Club Appreciation Games
Wed, Oct 19 10 AM Landings game
Mon, Oct 24 1 PM Unit Championship (L610202A)
Sat, Oct 29 1 PM  B A M
Mon, Oct 31 12:15 Halloween covered dish party
Mon, Oct 31 1 PM Club Appreciation Swiss Team Game

 

Results
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Landings Wed Morning Pair
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Open Pairs (JEA)
Tue Sep 27, 2016
Tuesday Evening Pairs
Mon Sep 26, 2016
Monday Afternoon Session
Sun Sep 25, 2016
Sunday Afternoon Pairs
Sat Sep 24, 2016
International Fund
Fri Sep 23, 2016
Friday Afternoon Session