VERO BEACH BRIDGE CENTER
 
VBBC

 
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INDIAN RIVER SHORES GAME

 INDIAN RIVER SHORES
COMMUNITY CENTER BRIDGE
EACH TUESDAY
 0-50 GAME @ 9 a.m.
OPEN PAIRS @ 12:30


 

 

TUESDAY MORNING GAME @ IRS
TUESDAY MORNING GAME @ IRS

A Tuesday morning game (9 a.m.)
 for players with 0-50 points will be held at the
Indian River Shores Community Center
beginning November 7, 2017. 
No partner or reservation is required.
Continue joining us on Friday mornings for
the 0-20 student game at VBBC @ 9 a.m.
This game on Friday runs year-round. yes


 

WEDNESDAY 0-50 GAME RESUMES DECEMBER 6
WEDNESDAY 0-50 GAME RESUMES DECEMBER 6

THE WEDNESDAY 0-99
GAME WILL RESUME
DECEMBER 6 @ 1 p.m.
VBBC

 


 

One of the Best Florida Bridge Clubs

Located in Vero Beach Florida, the Vero Beach Bridge Center is a member-owned bridge club. We host daily bridge games, duplicate bridge tournaments, bridge classes for all levels,  celebrity speakers, and student games for new players which are all sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. In fact, the size of our club allows us to hold many restricted games for up and coming players, no need to swim with the sharks! 
Pre-dealt boards for pair games mean no shuffling and hand records are available after each game, whether for the daily bridge play or on-site duplicate bridge tournaments. The use of Bridgemate II allows results to be ready immediately following the game.
We have one of the best duplicate bridge clubs in Florida, if not the nation.  
We are currently ranked at #4 in North America for 2017 based on the number of tables of bridge played thus far!

Full Disclosure
Duplicate Bridge is a game of full disclosure. Please have two completed convention cards on the table and announce and alert bids appropriately.  VBBC enforces the Zero Tolerance Policy for unacceptable behavior.  The policy is to create a much more pleasant atmosphere in our games and to attempt to eradicate unacceptable behavior in order to make the game of bridge more enjoyable for all.
The Bridgewebs App for the Apple iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch is now available.
If you like to use our website, want to access it when you are "on the go" and own one of the above devices you may wish to click on this story. The link will take you to an overview of the features of a bridgewebs app. If you like what you read, use the link on the lower left of that page to go to iTunes store.
 
Vero Beach Bridge Center
 
 
  EVER WONDER HOW WE GET THE BOARDS DEALT

We have adopted a method similar to the one used by the English Bridge Union as demonstrated in this video.

Click on this story to see the video.

It is still alot of work, don't forget to Thank Natalie every once in a while!

Last updated : Nov 8, 2017 12:27 EST
  UPCOMING GAMES

    STaCs WEEK

                    

          SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19:  0-750 SWISS TEAMS
      SILVER POINTS!

Last updated : Nov 18, 2017 17:02 EST
  0-1500 Game

 0-1500 Game   
at VBBC EACH TUESDAY
@ 1 p.m.

 

Last updated : Nov 8, 2017 10:27 EST
  BRIDGE EACH TUESDAY AT INDIAN RIVER SHORES
BRIDGE EACH TUESDAY AT INDIAN RIVER SHORES
Last updated : Nov 8, 2017 10:27 EST
  MENTORING PROGRAM REGISTRATION NOW UNDERWAY

 REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE VBBC
 or CLICK HERE AND THE FORM WILL BECOME AVAILABLE TO PRINT.
SCAN AND SEND OR FAX TO 772-564-9021.
BE SURE TO READ THE GUIDELINES CAREFULLY AS THE
 PROGRAM HAS BEEN MODIFIED THIS YEAR.
 

MENTORING PROGRAM  REGISTRATION NOW UNDERWAY
Last updated : Oct 25, 2017 20:39 EDT
  CONVENTIONS COURSE TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 27

GAIL WILL TEACH A 6-SESSION COURSE 
AND WILL INCLUDE THESE CONVENTIONS:

NOVEMBER 27: CUEBID SUPPORT FOR PARTNER'S SUIT
NOVEMBER 30: DONT CONVENTION OVER NO TRUMP
DECEMBER 4: REVERSE DRURY
DECEMBER 7: BERGEN RAISES
DECEMBER 11: MICHAEL'S CUEBID AND UNUSUAL TWO NOTRUMP
DECEMBER 14: SUPPORT DOUBLES AND REDOUBLES

$ 75 
REGISTER AT VBBC

Last updated : Nov 17, 2017 17:56 EST
  CONVENTIONS & MORE
CONVENTIONS & MORE


                                               
 
 

Last updated : Nov 8, 2017 10:21 EST
Click for the latest results
Partnership Assistance - Click Here
Partnership Assistance - Click Here

 OPEN GAMES 
 GAIL PARTENHEIMER
 772-213-3049


LIMITED GAMES  & SWISS TEAMS
(0-99; 0-299;0-499)

 JEAN KAY 
772-567-5049

Email: verobridgeclub@comcast.net

Phone:
(772) 562-3008

Vero Beach Bridge Center

UNIT 240
DISTRICT 9
OF THE ACBL

BRIDGE BUCKS
BRIDGE BUCKS

GET BRIDGE BUCKS! 
NO WORRIES ABOUT HAVING
THE CORRECT CHANGE
OR WAITING IN LINE!
Works like a prepaid ATM card. 
See Natalie to get started.
If you already have a Bridge
 Bucks account, you may reload
it at the kiosk with assistance
from the cashier.
If you don't have Bridge Bucks,
our cashiers appreciate you
having your money out and
ready to buy your entry. 

 

Friday Morning Student Game

The Friday morning
student game (for players with less than 20 masterpoints)
begins at 9 am.  
A brief review of a bidding topic starts the morning off, followed by play.
This game is ideal for players taking our beginning lessons or for those who are 
returning to bridge.
Please join us.
 
No partner or reservation required.

Game Time:  9 a.m. - noon
THIS GAME RUNS YEAR-ROUND.

Game Stratification, ACBL Rank Changes, & Card Sharks

Stratification for Open Pair Games* 

 0 - 1000        = C
1000 - 2500  = B
2501+           = A

Stratification for 8-IS-ENOUGH Swiss Team Events*

0 - 750       = C
751 - 2000 = B
2001+        =  A

*Stratification adjustments may be made (based on attendance) at game director's discretion.




               Card Sharks October 2017

0 - 5                 SEAN & JOYCE KASHAWLIC

6 - 20               JANIE & RICK JETT

21 - 50             RUTH FLEIGH

51 - 100           NICK MICHAELS

101 - 200         NICKI & JOHN BRUNNER

201 - 300         DAVID LEBAR

301 - 400         PAT FORSDICK

401 - 500         RAY HAY

501 - 750         TINA COLE

751- 1000        SANDY GROSS

1001 - 2500     STEVE HAYSKAR       

2501 +             MYRIAM MILGROM

October 2017 Rank Changes
Congratulations to the following VBBC members
who have achieved a new ACBL Rank!
 
  

JUNIOR MASTERS: RHONDA DYKAL
GOLD LIFE MASTER: LYN GIUFFRIDA  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINK TO COMMON GAME SITE

LINK TO COMMON GAME HAND ANALYSIS

Full Disclosure

Bridge is not a game of secret messages, it is a game of full diclosure; your opponent’s are entitled to know your agreements and the meanings of your bids. This starts with two filled out convention cards. The announcement and alert procedures further facilitate notifying your opponents as to your conventional understandings. It is your responsibility to understand which of your agreements do not require an alert, require an announcement, require an alert or require a post auction period alert. You can click on this story to go to a long, but very skimmable, ACBL document on Alert Procedures.

Upcoming Team Games

Upcoming Team Games are highlighted below.
Full calendar on navigation bar.

Results
Sat Nov 18, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Fri Nov 17, 2017
0-20 Pairs
Director: JAMIE
Fri Nov 17, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Fri Nov 17, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Thu Nov 16, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Thu Nov 16, 2017
Riomar
Director: Martha Glassmeye
Wed Nov 15, 2017
499er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Wed Nov 15, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Tue Nov 14, 2017
IRS 0-50
Director: Jamie
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs @ IRS
Director: Jack Wilson
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Maggie Eggleston
Tue Nov 14, 2017
199er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Moorings Evening Bridge/Dinner
Director: Toril
Mon Nov 13, 2017
Moorings Bridge
Director: Toril
Mon Nov 13, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Mon Nov 13, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Maggie
Sat Nov 11, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Fri Nov 10, 2017
0-20 Pairs
Director: JAMIE
Fri Nov 10, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Betty
Fri Nov 10, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Calendar
Sun Nov 19, 2017
0-750 SWISS TEAMS
VBBC 1 p.m.
Sat Dec 2, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament - Open & 0-500 Pairs
VBBC 10 a.m.
Sat Dec 2, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament Open & 0-500 Pairs
VBBC 2 p.m.
Sun Dec 3, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament - Open & 0-500 Swiss Teams
VBBC 10 a.m.
Click for the latest results
Partnership Assistance - Click Here
Partnership Assistance - Click Here

 OPEN GAMES 
 GAIL PARTENHEIMER
 772-213-3049


LIMITED GAMES  & SWISS TEAMS
(0-99; 0-299;0-499)

 JEAN KAY 
772-567-5049

Email: verobridgeclub@comcast.net

Phone:
(772) 562-3008

Vero Beach Bridge Center

UNIT 240
DISTRICT 9
OF THE ACBL

BRIDGE BUCKS
BRIDGE BUCKS

GET BRIDGE BUCKS! 
NO WORRIES ABOUT HAVING
THE CORRECT CHANGE
OR WAITING IN LINE!
Works like a prepaid ATM card. 
See Natalie to get started.
If you already have a Bridge
 Bucks account, you may reload
it at the kiosk with assistance
from the cashier.
If you don't have Bridge Bucks,
our cashiers appreciate you
having your money out and
ready to buy your entry. 

 

Friday Morning Student Game

The Friday morning
student game (for players with less than 20 masterpoints)
begins at 9 am.  
A brief review of a bidding topic starts the morning off, followed by play.
This game is ideal for players taking our beginning lessons or for those who are 
returning to bridge.
Please join us.
 
No partner or reservation required.

Game Time:  9 a.m. - noon
THIS GAME RUNS YEAR-ROUND.

Game Stratification, ACBL Rank Changes, & Card Sharks

Stratification for Open Pair Games* 

 0 - 1000        = C
1000 - 2500  = B
2501+           = A

Stratification for 8-IS-ENOUGH Swiss Team Events*

0 - 750       = C
751 - 2000 = B
2001+        =  A

*Stratification adjustments may be made (based on attendance) at game director's discretion.




               Card Sharks October 2017

0 - 5                 SEAN & JOYCE KASHAWLIC

6 - 20               JANIE & RICK JETT

21 - 50             RUTH FLEIGH

51 - 100           NICK MICHAELS

101 - 200         NICKI & JOHN BRUNNER

201 - 300         DAVID LEBAR

301 - 400         PAT FORSDICK

401 - 500         RAY HAY

501 - 750         TINA COLE

751- 1000        SANDY GROSS

1001 - 2500     STEVE HAYSKAR       

2501 +             MYRIAM MILGROM

October 2017 Rank Changes
Congratulations to the following VBBC members
who have achieved a new ACBL Rank!
 
  

JUNIOR MASTERS: RHONDA DYKAL
GOLD LIFE MASTER: LYN GIUFFRIDA  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINK TO COMMON GAME SITE

LINK TO COMMON GAME HAND ANALYSIS

Full Disclosure

Bridge is not a game of secret messages, it is a game of full diclosure; your opponent’s are entitled to know your agreements and the meanings of your bids. This starts with two filled out convention cards. The announcement and alert procedures further facilitate notifying your opponents as to your conventional understandings. It is your responsibility to understand which of your agreements do not require an alert, require an announcement, require an alert or require a post auction period alert. You can click on this story to go to a long, but very skimmable, ACBL document on Alert Procedures.

Upcoming Team Games

Upcoming Team Games are highlighted below.
Full calendar on navigation bar.

Results
Sat Nov 18, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Fri Nov 17, 2017
0-20 Pairs
Director: JAMIE
Fri Nov 17, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Fri Nov 17, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Thu Nov 16, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Thu Nov 16, 2017
Riomar
Director: Martha Glassmeye
Wed Nov 15, 2017
499er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Wed Nov 15, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jack Wilson
Tue Nov 14, 2017
IRS 0-50
Director: Jamie
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs @ IRS
Director: Jack Wilson
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Maggie Eggleston
Tue Nov 14, 2017
199er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Tue Nov 14, 2017
Moorings Evening Bridge/Dinner
Director: Toril
Mon Nov 13, 2017
Moorings Bridge
Director: Toril
Mon Nov 13, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Mon Nov 13, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Maggie
Sat Nov 11, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Jean Kay
Fri Nov 10, 2017
0-20 Pairs
Director: JAMIE
Fri Nov 10, 2017
Stratified Open Pairs
Director: Betty
Fri Nov 10, 2017
299er Stratified Pairs
Director: Martha
Calendar
Sun Nov 19, 2017
0-750 SWISS TEAMS
VBBC 1 p.m.
Sat Dec 2, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament - Open & 0-500 Pairs
VBBC 10 a.m.
Sat Dec 2, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament Open & 0-500 Pairs
VBBC 2 p.m.
Sun Dec 3, 2017
Vero Beach Sectional Tournament - Open & 0-500 Swiss Teams
VBBC 10 a.m.