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Joanie Colbert

(352-430-3503)

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BJ Chiota

(352-751-4095)

Online Partnership Curator

Mike Mocella

(484-354-0152)

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club
Welcome
Welcome

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club.  Our club is located in The Villages (Florida's Friendliest Hometown) which is in central Florida.  Our ACBL sanction number is #217489.  We are in District 9, Unit 128.

This is an invitational club so guest passes must be obtained for a guest to play.  All regular game fees are $3 per person for a resident and $5 per person for a guest.   We are a non-smoking club and adhere to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy.

Our web site has a lot of information and you should scroll down the home page first to find out what you want and then click on the special menu buttons to obtain additional information on a specific subject.

Last updated : Nov 28, 2018 10:03 EST
Winter Series Game Results

The Winter Series game results are reported below.  The winners of each series is the top 6 players (or only 5 if there is a tie for 6th) with the highest 6 game averages in games from January 1 through March 31.  The amount of master point awards is determined by the number of tables that played in the games during that period.   The links below report the winners of all limited master point games and all open games respectively.  Click on the appropriate link for you.

     March 2019 Limited MP

     March 2019 Open MP

The Sprng Series games commence on April 1 and will run through June 30.

Last updated : Apr 4, 2019 15:28 EDT
Temporary Venue/Game Changes

 

Our club has announced the following temporary venue or game changes:

  • Sun Apri 21 - No afternoon Seabreeze game
  • Sat Apr 27 - Colony is closed this day.  Therefore, the <750 limited game will be moved to Miona and played as a joint session game along side the Open game both starting at the usual 1:00 start time.
  • June 14-16 - Open Sectional Tournament - our regular games will be affected.
Last updated : Apr 15, 2019 09:27 EDT
Educational Classes

Our club offers a variety of education classes to help our members improve their game.  Some of the classes coming up very shortly that have not been filled or closed include:

  • April 4 to June 20 - Learn to Play Bridge - Beginners Course taught by Mary Jo Sergent

Click on the link Class Schedule Version 5 to view a listing and description of all the classes offered for this year so far.

In addition, Andy Sloan will be giving a series of mini lessons prior to some of our games.  These will all finish in time to take part in the game.  The details about start times for the lessons will be given by the game directors the week prior.  To see the schedule of these mini lessons, please click Andys Mini Lessons - Rev 3  

General information about our classes can be found by clicking on the Education menu button link on the left.  If you still have questions that aren't answered, you can email Bob Matthews at bobmatthewsusa@gmail.com or Susan Fraser at ronsusanf@yahoo.com 

Neil Timm will be submitting a bridge "Topic of the Month" article for your review and study.  Click on Undercall Club Convention for Neil's April online lesson.

Last updated : Apr 6, 2019 09:25 EDT
Upcoming Sunday Games
  • Sun April 21 - NO GAME - Easter Sunday
  • Sun April 28 - Open Swiss Teams.  Please pre-register with Rick at exretiree@gmail.com

Pre-registering is desirable to aid the Director is setting up the game but not mandatory.  Walk-ins are welcomed.  All games are held at 1:00 pm at Sea Breeze.

Last updated : Apr 15, 2019 08:49 EDT
If You Would Like To Make A Reservation

For information on how to use the Reservation System please click Reservation Instructions

For a very informative video on how to use the system please click Here 

And this is part 2 showing how to change reservations and some FAQ’s  Click Here

Please contact Janet Matthews for any questions or problems at janetmatthewsusa@gmail.com 

Last updated : Mar 14, 2019 09:29 EDT
Regular Game Schedule for week Starting Monday,April 15th
Day Time Location Type Director Note

 

Make a Reservation

          

                    Director Contact
Monday  1:00PM Laurel Manor <299 MP’s Caroline Davies

  Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 633 8505
Monday  1:00PM Seabreeze Open Pairs

Janet Matthews

  Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 413 531 3020
Monday  5:30PM Seabreeze < 50 MP's Pairs Paul Matheson   no reservation needed 352 259 4627
Monday  6:15PM Laurel Manor Open Pairs Bev Magnuson   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN game 561 385 9016
Tuesday  12:45PM Lake Miona Open Pairs Jon Williams   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 561 6044
Tuesday  1:00PM Eisenhower < 750 MPS Pairs Caroline Davies   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 633 8505
Wednesday            8:30AM Eisenhower < 20 MPS Pairs Marilyn Schmidt   no reservation needed 413 329 3779
Wednesday  1:00PM Lake Miona < 399 NLM Pairs John Quinn

  Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 802 989 0157
Wednesday  1:00PM Mulberry Open Pairs Bruce Thiher   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 643 0121
Wednesday  6:15PM Seabreeze Open Pairs Kelley Dryden   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 954 707 1494
Thursday  9:00AM Rohan Open Pairs

Kelley Dryden

  Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 954 707 1494
Thursday  1:00PM Mullberry Open Pairs Bruce Thiher   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 643 0121
Thursday  4:30PM Rohan <149 MP's Pairs Pat Holmes   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 750 1148
Friday  9:00AM

Sea Breeze

Open Pairs Janet Matthews   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 283 4914
Friday  9:00AM

Sea Breeze

<399 NLM Janet Matthews   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 283 4914
Friday  1:00PM Eisenhower Open Pairs Steve Macheel   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 920 296 0892
Friday  6:15PM

Laurel

Open Pairs John Kuyper   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 661 7031
Friday  6:15PM Laurel <100MP's John Kuyper   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 661 7031
Saturday  09:00AM Miona < 199MP's Pat Holmes   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 248 931 4003
Saturday  1:00PM Miona Open Jim Strazzere   Reserve a Seat in the OPEN game 352 446 3705
Saturday  1:00PM Colony <750 MP's  John Kuyper   Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 661 7031
Sunday Apr 21st 1:00PM Sea Breeze NO GAME        
Sunday Apr 28th 1:00PM Sea Breeze Open Swiss Rick Gauthier     413 531 3020



 

Last updated : Apr 15, 2019 14:57 EDT
Temporary Venue Changes are in RED.
Temporary Director Changes are in BLUE
   Brief lesson before game
  Question & Answer after game
   
     
 
If you need to contact a Director, click on the 

Staff > Director menu button to obtain contact information.

   
 
 
Last updated : Dec 22, 2018 07:42 EST
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Last updated : Apr 17, 2019 07:41 EDT
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In 2017 we had grown to become the 2nd largest ACBL club in North America.  Click on the History - A Growth Story  menu button for the history of our club.

Last updated : Feb 20, 2018 11:19 EST
Results
Friday Morning Session
Director: Janet Matthews
1:00 PM Open Charity .
Director: Stephen Macheel
Thursday Morning Open
Director: Kelley Dryden
1 PM Mulberry Open CH CC
Director: Bruce Thiher
Th PM 149er Pairs
Director: Pat Holmes
Wednesday Morning Pairs
Director: Marilyn Schmidt
1 PM Mulberry Charity CC
Director: Bruce Thiher
Lake Miona 399ers
Director: John Quinn
6:15 PM SeaBreeze REVISED
Director: Kelley Dryden