SpadeHeart 
ACBL Unit 533
 DiamondClub
Release 2.19o
0 0 0 0 0 0
Pages viewed in 2021
Rank Changes

 

Gold Life Master
(2500)

Jack Blumenthal

Bronze Life Master
(500/750*)

Kathleen Stone

Life Master
(300/500*)

Kathleen Stone

Advanced NABC Master
(300)

Ann Carter

NABC Master
(200)

Scott Coleman


(*Joined ACBL before/after 1-1-2010)
________

Well done, Everyone!

 

Read the D22Connection Magazine Online

Access the online D22Connection 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 Annual Awards

Unit 533's Annual Awards Program and Unit Game usually takes place every April. Last year, the Awards Program was postponed indefinitely. Some of the Annual Awards were announced in April of 2021, while others are on hold until next year. To see a list of the 2020 Winners, click on  Awards and Races  at the upper left of this page.

Welcome to ACBL Unit 533
About our Website
About our Website

WELCOME VISITORS

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.

LOCAL CLUBS RE-OPENING FOR FACE-TO-FACE GAMES

 

SEVERAL OF UNIT 533'S LOCAL CLUBS HAVE ANNOUNCED RE-OPENING SCHEDULES FOR FACE-TO-FACE BRIDGE, INCLUDING DESERT CITIES, DUNCAN AND MHDBC. VISIT THE CLUB WEBSITES FOR DETAILS: 

DESERT CITIES

MHDBC

DUNCAN
 

Online Games Supporting Local Clubs

 

Local clubs are offering games on Bridge Base Online (BBO), with black points awarded. Check the news on the right side of our home page, and your local club's website for more info.

In addition, BBO is offering daily games that support our local clubs, with black points awarded. Go to the BBO website information page by clicking here to learn how to use BBO and play in these games at 7:00 am, 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm.

 

Unit 533 Team Wins D-22 GNT

Congratulations!

Unit 533 members

Bev Hartin, Don Freeland, Lou Goldsmith and Janice Randles 

on winning the District 22 Flight "A" Grand National Teams (GNT) Finals on May 23rd.

They will represent District 22 at the upcoming North American Bridge Championships (NABC), location yet to be determined. 

Annual Awards for 2020


Unit 533's Annual Awards Program and Unit Game usually takes place every April. Sadly, the Awards Program had to be postponed indefinitely again. Click on  Awards and Races  at the left side of this home page for the most recent winners of Unit 533's Annual Awards and the history of the Mini-McKenney and Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs Awards.

 

D22 Monthly Online Magazine


ACBL District 22 presents its monthly online magazine

D22Connection

Click here to read the latest edition

New ACBL Rules for Alerts

 

The ACBL Board of Directors unanimously approved a comprehensive update to the ACBL Alert Procedure at their November meeting, the first major overhaul in 20 years. The new procedures went into effect Jan. 1, 2021.
For the details, Click here

 

Your 2021 Bridge Bucket List
Your 2021 Bridge Bucket List


OUR BELOVED AND FANTASTIC
PALM SPRINGS REGIONAL
TOOK A ONE-YEAR HIATUS IN 2020
AND WILL RETURN TO

THE WESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORT
IN RANCHO MIRAGE
DECEMBER 13TH - 19TH, 2021

SEE YOU THERE!
_________________

in 2021...

ORANGE COUNTY
LABOR DAY REGIONAL
IN COSTA MESA

HAS BEEN CANCELED
XXX
SEPTEMBER 6TH - 12THXXX
_________


VENTURA HALLOWEEN REGIONAL

XXXOCTOBER 25 - 31XXX

HAS BEEN CANCELED

 

 

Results
DCBC - OPEN 9:15am (PDT)
(Desert Cities)
9:15
#19025 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 499 9:30 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Cookie Ostrow
#19134 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 999 12:55 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Mike Savage
#19133 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 499 12:50 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Mike Savage
#19141 Adobe-Duncan-Barr Open 1:00 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Mike Savage
#83914 MBC/ICC Open 2X Charity
(Bridge With The Monroes)
DCBC - OPEN 1:45pm (PDT)
(Desert Cities)
1:45
Open
(MHDBC)
Cathedral City Senior Center 1:00
Director: David Goetz
#12334 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 499 Long Day 12:50 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Barbara Rosenthal
#12345 Adobe-Duncan-Barr Open 1:00 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Brandon Shuemaker
Open
(MHDBC)
Cathedral City Senior Center 1:00
Director: David Goetz
#12395 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 999 6:25 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Barbara Rosenthal
Duncan Face to Face bridge Open Pairs Club Champ
(Duncan BC)
BBO 1:00 PM
Director: Mick Riccio
#12216 Adobe-Duncan-Barr 499 9:30 Long Day 2X Pts
(Duncan BC)
Director: Cookie Ostrow
DCBC - OPEN 9:15am (PDT)
(Desert Cities)
9:15
Face-to-Face Games at DCBC


Desert Cities Bridge Club Re-Opened
on June 14th

Offering Face-to-Face games at 1:00 PM Mon-Fri
At Temple Sinai on Hovley Lane West, Palm Desert
Click here for map

Click here for details re: vaccinations, masks, etc 

DCBC will continue offering daily online games through Bridge Base Online

Online games - Every day at 9:45 AM and 1:45 PM
Starting June 14th, morning online games move to 9:15 AM

MHDBC Re-Opens at New Location


Mission Hills Duplicate Bridge Club

MHDBC is re-opening Saturday, June 19, at its new location, Cathedral City Senior Center. MHDBC will offer open games on Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM.

37171 W Buddy Rogers Ave, Cathedral City
Click here for map

Click here for MHDBC's protocols re: vaccinations, masks, etc.

Duncan Re-Opens with Open and 499er Games


Duncan Bridge Center Re-Opened
at its new Wernick Family Building
on June 15
34202 Cook St, Palm Desert
Click here for map

Open and 499er games at 1:00 PM Monday thru Saturday

Click here for details re: vaccinations, masks, etc.

DBC will continue its schedule of online games

 Open Game - Every day at 1:00 p.m. and
Mon thru Fri at 9:45 a.m. and
Tue, Thu at 6:30 p.m.
999er Game - Every day at 12:55 p.m. and
Mon thru Sat at 6:25 p.m. 
749er Game - Tue at 9:30 a.m.
499er Game - Every day ex. Tue at 9:30 a.m.
399er Game - Tue at 9:20 a.m. and
Every day at 12:50 p.m.

Zoom Play&Learn
749er - Tue at 8:30 a.m.
199er - Fri at 1:10 p.m.

Click here for more information.

MBC/ICC Offers BBO Games

 

Bridge with the Monroes on BBO

Click here for daily ACBL Live results

Offering online Marrakesh Bridge Club and Ironwood CC games through Bridge Base Online

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun at 1:45 p.m.

For more information about MBC/ICC's games and schedule,
Click Here.

Classes, Seminars and Workshops

 

ON-LINE
MEETINGS, CLASSES and SEMINARS are being offered:

 

Duncan Bridge Center:  Click Here

Desert Cities Bridge Foundation:  Click Here

Bridge With The Monroes:  Click Here

 

70% Honor Roll
            BBO Virtual Club Games    
72.22% Connie Swanson & Sally Tobin MBCICC Jun 18
75.43% Judy Searle & Ann Carter DBC Jun 15
72.50% Sherry & Woody McHarg DCBC Jun 12
70.00% Wayne Carney & Donald Powell DCBC Jun 5
74.69% Sherry & Woody McHarg DCBC May 29
70.00% Randy Bissett & Chip Graves DCBC May 26
70.14% Karen Brandt & Chip Graves DCBC May 14
70.31% Randy Bissett & Chip Graves DCBC May 12
70.63% Ben Stull & Matt Oclarit DBC May 8
71.87% Jim Weeks & Jim Darvey DBC May 7
70.37% Sean Lui & Theodora Friedman DBC May 4
72.78% Sandy Hertz & Rosemary Hertz MBCICC Apr 25
70.24% Sean Lui & Theodora Friedman DBC Apr 13
70.37% John Nugent-Patten & Karol Monroe MBCICC Apr 4
73.77% Bridget Dugan & David Combs DBC Mar 13
70.36% Robert McCaskill & Frank Rappaport DCBC Mar 13
71.85% Tricia Walter & Marty Frank DBC Mar 12
75.00% Judy Searle & Ann Carter DBC Mar 2
70.00% Keith Gunn & Woody McHarg DCBC Feb 26
72.50% Stephen Weiss & Martin Frank DBC Feb 18
70.25% Gina Marlin & Donald Manlowe DCBC Feb 15
75.66% Carol Katzman & Rosemary Hertz MBCICC Feb 5
70.37% Sara Corey & Carol Hanson MBCICC Jan 25
70.22% Bridget Dugan & David Combs DBC Jan 19
71.50% Ali El Selehdar & Lynne Castoldi DCBC Jan 18
70.99% John Nugent-Patten & Gail Roche MBCICC Jan 15
73.44% Karen Brandt & Chip Graves DCBC Jan 11
70.38% Rob McCaskill & Frank Rappaport DCBC Jan 9
71.14% Keith Gunn & Woody McHarg DCBC Jan 7
71.38% Tricia Walter & Martin Frank DBC Jan 1
  As reported by Club Directors