The next Eight is Enough Team Game
is scheduled for Thursday December 20 at 6:30.
The game will be a GNT Qualifier
It will be an extra point game.
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December 9, 2018
Nuts About Bridge
Many of us are “nuts” about bridge.
In the next two months, there are many special events to help us with our obsession.
December 17. 19. 20 and 21 – Special District 9 Charity Games
December 31 – New Year’s Eve party and game.
January 12 – Learn Bridge in a Day – let your friends know
January 17-20 – Sectional Tournament
January 26 – Annual Meeting, Dinner and Robert Saron Memorial Game
January 29 – Special GNT Qualifier and Q & A with Eric and Jeff
February 1-3 – Margret Sectional
February 5, 6 – Special Seminar with Jerry Helms – sign up today
“My partner is 20 years behind the times. Nowadays, you just need 13 cards to bid. My partner still thinks that you need high card points to open the bidding.”
If you want to know what 13 cards make it right to bid, you need to attend the classes that are still being run.
Monday at 9:30 – Thinking Bridge with Andrew Garnett
Wednesday at 6:30 – Beginner Bridge Class – with Sheryl Hobbs
Thursday at 9:30 – Intermediate Bridge with Marianne Timmons
Friday at 9:30 – Hand Analysis – Conventions with Diane Wharen
Friday at 9:30 – Supervised Play with Freida Dohrman
It is unanimously agreed among all the top bridge players that the most important factor to win a bridge game is showing up.
Here are the games this week that you should show up for:
Monday at 9:30 – 0-50 Game – mini-lesson at 9:00
Monday at 12:30 – Open and 499er Charity Games
Monday at 6:30 – Open Game
Tuesday at 9:00 – 299er Supervised Play Charity Game
Tuesday at 12:30 – Open Game
Tuesday at 6:30 – Intermediate Charity Game
Wednesday at 12:30 – Open, 499er and 0-50 Charity Games
Thursday at 9:30 – 0-30ish Charity Game
Thursday at 12:30 – Open and 299er Game
Thursday at 6:30 – Swiss Team Game
Friday at 12:30 – Open and 499er Charity Game
Saturday at 10:30 – Open and 499er Game
Sunday at 1:00 – Charity Game
See you at the club.
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12/06/18 - Merry Schainblatt's sister passed away.
11/03/18 - Jack Sieling's mother passed away.
11/08/18 - Becky Charles' mother passed away.
NOVEMBER MP Leaders
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9/23/18 - Catherine Binder
10/31/18 - Elaine Iwinski, shingles
11/09/18 - Larry Mori, in rehab at Belleair Rehab following a heart attack
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