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Access the online Forum Magazine by clicking on the page link at the upper left of our homepage. See the latest D-22 news, Tournament information and results, Unit newsletters, helpful bridge tips and more!
Unit 533's Annual Awards Program and Unit Game takes place every April. To see photos and a list of all 2018 Winners, click on Awards and Races at the upper left of this page.
Our website has all the information you need about the duplicate bridge community in the Coachella Valley, from Palm Springs to Indio. Please use the page links on the left side of our home page to navigate the website.
Clubs in the Coachella Valley offer a wide range of games for beginning to seasoned bridge players. For a complete guide to Duplicate Bridge Games, with locations and times, please use the Game Schedule link on the far left side of this page.
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Unit Game Winners!
Desert Cities Open Game
1st Overall - Tony Glynne & Dawn Black, N/S
1st E/W - Shelley Mann & Dennis Sapire
Duncan Open Game
1st Overall - Brad Beland & Bob Price, E/W
1st N/S - (tie) Lou Goldsmith & Janice Randles,
Rae Cram & Elaine Stuart
1st Overall - Linda & Terry Underwood, N/S
1st E/W - Marlene Mahoney & Darrel Jones
Desert Cities 499er
1st Overall - Steve & Janet Boehmer, E/W
1st N/S - Judy & John Miller
1st Overall - Taewoong Kim & Lee Kraft-Cressman, N/S
1st E/W - Bruce Korter & Judy Blumenthal
1st Overall - Donna Tenuba & Lee Smith, E/W
1st N/S - Burte Owens & Sheila Baron
1st Overall - Jim Weeks & Neil Stern, E/W
1st N/S - Jack & Carole Bradshaw
Desert Cities Open Game
1st Overall - Sue Moore & Bill Treble, N/S *
1st E/W - Robert Cole & Anne Kendall
MHDBC Open Game
1st Overall - Lianne Walliser & Avice Osmundson, N/S
1st E/W - Nancy Price & Willy Suriano
PSCC Open Game
1st Overall - Marlene Mahoney & Dahl Commons, N/S
1st E/W - Bill Zerebesky & Bev Prokop
1st Overall - Diane Boger & Karen Wong, E/W
1st N/S - Jo Anne Staring & Fran Dickson
1st Overall - Roger Douglas & Chotsie Blank, N/S
1st E/W - Kay Sampson & Gail Roche
1st Overall - Richard Wolfe & Michael Isserman, E/W
1st N/S - Ann Carter & Judy Searle
1st Overall - Van & Meryl Sommer, N/S
1st E/W - Linda Glasner & Brenda Wall
1st Overall - Arti Koshal & Brenda Trendel, N/S
1st E/W - Barbara & Alan Tyabji
* Congrats to Sue & Bill on their 71.53% game!
Congratulations to Joy Barron, Sigi Braverman and Bonnie Sipkins on their election to the Unit 533 Board of Directors.
At its February 2020 meeting, the Board named the following Unit Officers for 2020: Sandy Hertz, President; Judy Searle, Vice-President; Bill Dani, Treasurer (non-voting); and Georgia Jones, Secretary.
A big Thank You! to departing directors Vicki Graves, Martha Jenkins and William Stine, whose work was invaluable and well-appreciated during their terms in office.
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Roadrunner NLM Regional
March 5 - 8, 2020
Duncan Bridge Center
Tournament Information, Click here
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N A B C
March 19-29, 2020
For complete tournament information, Click here.
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Pacific Southwest Regional
Town & Country Resort
April 6-12, 2020
Click here for the flyer.
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In 2020, Unit 533 is sponsoring 22 Unit Games, including 18 Unit Games in Clubs, One Unit-Wide Game in Clubs and 3 Unit Games at Annual Unit events. Play at your favorite club in our Unit Games in Clubs and Unit-Wide Games in Clubs throughout the year! For the
Schedule of all upcoming Unit Games, Click here.
Free pre-game lessons are being offered at several of our local clubs.
MHDBC at Joslyn: Monday & Thursday w/Anne Lund & Gary Delestine at 12:00 noon.
For more info click here.
DCBC at Temple Sinai: Jamie Alperin teaches a full-hour beginners class Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., a full-hour advancing class Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and a mini-lesson on Saturday at 12:30 pm.
For more info click here.
Duncan Bridge Center in Palm Desert offers a 0-20 game with supervised play on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 9:00 am, a 299er game on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 am, a 399er game on Saturday at 9:00 am, and 0-750 games on Monday through Saturday at 1:00 pm.
Desert Cities Bridge Club at Temple Sinai offers 499er games on Monday thru Thursday, and Saturday, at 1:00 pm, and on Friday at 12 noon.
All beginning and advancing players are invited to participate in these friendly games. Meet new friends and improve your bridge skills!
Mimi David's "I Love Bridge" series of classes are being offered at the La Quinta Wellness Center. Beginning and Intermediate classes run from February 19 - March 18. Click here to read the flyer. For additional information, please contact Mimi at email@example.com or (760) 636-9816.
MHDBC at The Joslyn Center presents Glenna Shannahan's "The Magic of Defense" five-week series on Fridays, starting February 28 to March 27, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. For reservations and more information, contact Glenna at firstname.lastname@example.org
MHDBC is also presenting Dave Cummings' new classes for Beginning players, on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 am, starting March 3 to April 21 at the Joslyn Center. Click here for the flyer. For additional information contact Dave at email@example.com or 928-301-7115.
Karol & Guy Monroe are offering a series of one-day bridge clinics on Saturday afternoons, starting January 18th, and running through February 29th, at two local country clubs. For information on reservations and topics, click here to read the flyer, or visit their website at www.bridgewiththemonroes.com
MHDBC at the Joslyn Center, Classes, Events: Click Here
Duncan Bridge Center, Classes & More: Click Here
Desert Cities Bridge Foundation, Classes, Events: Click Here
Bridge With The Monroes, Classes, Events: Click Here
Mick's DynaMick Bridge, Classes, Seminars: Click Here