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Common Game Results

A link to the "Common Game" results has been added to list of buttons on the left side of the home page.

The common game website has hand analyses for you to review.  See how some of the experts from around the District 9 think some difficult hands should be bid.

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Saturday January 30th, 2016:
Careful Play by Paul Bowyer

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V-Blue - The beginners e-newsletter: 20 hands to play every two weeks - ACOL and Standard American versions available

Vu-Bridge Hand of the Week

New: Vu-Bridge Defender
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Saturday, January 30th, 2016:
Diamonds, again! By David Bird


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V-Green e-Newsletter: improve your Bridge skills - all levels

 
Welcome
Welcome

Welcome.  You will find our schedule of games, upcoming events, latest news and convenient Internet links for game results, the ACBL, and District 9.

In order to follow ACBL regulations as closely as possible, the club will require all pairs to have 2 identically marked Convention Cards available for inspection.

Our email address is: staugustinedbc@gmail.com

Under "Useful Links" you will find some interesting bridge links including our old favorite "Conventions".


 

Upcoming Events

October

 
 
Parking at the Red Carpet Inn and at Johnny's Restaurant

Parking at the Red Carpet Inn is limited to the 13 spaces directly behind the swimming pool.  We do not have access to the parking spaces across from the motel office.  An additional 30 parking spaces are at Johnny's Restaurant just a 3 minute walk south of the motel. 

 
Party Bridge  Suspended!
Thursdays 1:00 PM,  at the St Augustine Bridge Club,10 Fairbanks St, St Augustine.
Open to all, $3 entry fee covers prize money.
Bridge players who want to meet new people in a fun atmosphere will enjoy this event. Party bridge scoring will be used. Thursday bridge will be coordinated by Jacqueline Mawhinney.  jwhinney@me.com
 
Introduction to Bridge Classes
Every Thursday,  Judy Skellenger's Introduction to Bridge classes are held at our club. The two-hour classes start at 9:30am and cost $10. The classes will be followed by supervised play from 12:30 - 2:30 for an additional $5.
 
Planning to Win
Every Saturday, improve your bridge game with Judy Skellenger's Planning to Win classes. The two-hour classes start at 9:30am and cost $10.
If you have questions about either class, please call Judy at 904 687-6779
 
Wednesday, October 4
The Wednesday 0-20 morning game is moving to Wednesday afternoon at 12:30.  A minimum of 3 tables is necessary to hold the separate game alongside the 499 game.

Wednesday, October 11th
New Wednesday Evening Open Game starting at 6:30 pm 

 
Starting Tuesday, October 17 - "Tuesdays with Brian"
Bridge expert Brian Gunnell will present a series of free mini-lessons starting Tuesday, October 17. The lessons will begin at 11:45. Not only is Brian an outstanding player, he’s also a talented teacher and has written extensively about many aspects of the game. The October 17 lesson: The Power of Tens. The 24th lesson: To Open or Not?
This great opportunity for our members and you do not want to miss it. Come early, bring a lunch and stay for the game! As always, if you need a partner, contact Anne Johnson or Fran Ebner.
 
The Jacksonville Sectional is Friday, October 20th thru Sunday the 22nd
The Palm Coast Sectional is Friday, October 27th thru Sunday the 29th
 
 
The Halloween Party is on Monday, October 30th. Covered dish lunch at 11:30. Come in costume, there are prizes for best costumes. The game starts at the regular time of 12:30.
 
Future events
The Club will be hosting two tournaments.  December 1st thru 3rd is our Fall Sectional and next year March 16th thru 18th is our Bill McCallon Spring Sectional. More information about these events will be available here soon.
 
Game Times & Partnerships

St. Augustine DBC
10 Fairbanks St.

(904) 824-3930

Game Times
Monday  12:30 pm  199'ers Game & Open Game  
199'ers Swiss Game 2nd Monday
Bruce Bedient (609) 613-0301
Tuesday 12:30 pm  Open Game  Lisa Carter (904) 434-5190
Wednesday

12:30 pm
12:30 pm 
6:30 pm

Newcomer's  (0 -20 mps) 
499'ers
Evening Open Game
Lisa Carter (904) 434-5190
Thursday  12:30 pm  Party Bridge Coordinator: Jacqueline Mawhinney.
jwhinney@me.com
 
Friday   12:30 pm  Open Game  Lynda Shourds (904) 689-5411
2nd Saturday
of each month
1:00 pm Open Game Betty Morgan (904) 501-6031
Sunday 1:30 pm  Open Game  Lynda Shourds / Betty Morgan (904) 689-5411/
(904) 501-6031

 

Partnership Desk: For players with 500 or more points, contact Anne Johnson at (904) 829-2305      anneandrich@bellsouth.net

For players with fewer than 500 points call Fran Ebner at 904-471-4846, cell number 904-315-7320  franebner@comcast.net                                   

 

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Calendar
October 16, 2017
199er Club Appreciation
October 17, 2017
Open Pairs
October 17, 2017
Tuesdays with Brian 11:45
October 18, 2017
499er Charity
October 18, 2017
Beginners Game Charity
Results
October 16, 2017
Open Pairs Club Appreciation
Director: Bruce Bedient
October 15, 2017
Open Pairs Club Appreciation
Director: Betty Morgan
October 13, 2017
Open Pairs
Director: Lynda Shourds
October 11, 2017
499er Unit Championship
Director: Lisa Carter
October 11, 2017
Evening Open Pairs Unit Champ.
Director: Lynda Shourds
Click for the latest results
Calendar
October 16, 2017
199er Club Appreciation
October 17, 2017
Open Pairs
October 17, 2017
Tuesdays with Brian 11:45
October 18, 2017
499er Charity
October 18, 2017
Beginners Game Charity
Results
October 16, 2017
Open Pairs Club Appreciation
Director: Bruce Bedient
October 15, 2017
Open Pairs Club Appreciation
Director: Betty Morgan
October 13, 2017
Open Pairs
Director: Lynda Shourds
October 11, 2017
499er Unit Championship
Director: Lisa Carter
October 11, 2017
Evening Open Pairs Unit Champ.
Director: Lynda Shourds