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Release 2.19p
SPECIAL
GAMES

DOUBLE
SILVER

SEPT
20-24th

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*** ALL GAMES ARE OPEN UNLESS SHOWN WITH LIMITS

*** RED text on the calendar indicates no game / holiday or other reason.

*** Pink text indicates virtual VACB game on Bridge Base Online (no Face to Face that day)

  Events in blue   Masterpoint payout 81.8% sectional rating, 50/50 red/black

  Events in orange   Regular black points at club and club championship rating for overall across the field. (We have had players win over 20+ points in these games.)

  Events in green   Masterpoint payout 63.6% sectional-rated Black

  Events in purple   Masterpoint payout 81.8% sectional-rated Black

  Events in gold   Masterpoint payout 81.8% sectional-rated Black: SWISS TEAM GAMES are 5% GOLD (Swiss Teams only are Gold, not pairs games) to a maximum of 0.25 per player. The remining points are Black.

  Events in silver   Award payout 100% sectional-rated Silver

  CCC or Charity Club Championship

CCC or Charity Club Championship:  A portion of the game fee is donated to charity and the master points are awarded at higher than normal level (Club Championship Level.)

  CMG or Club Membership Game

CMG or Club Membership Game:  Held once a  year as a celebration for the club. Points awarded at 81.8 sectional-rated black.

  D7C or District 7 Charity

D7C or District 7 Charity:  A portion of the game fee is donated to either ACBL or Local charities and the master points are awarded at higher than normal level.

  GRF or Grass Roots FUNd Game

GRF or Grass Roots FUNd Game:  A portion of the game fee from these games are returned to the Districts to fund their NAP and GNT participants.

  GNTQ or GNT Qualifier

GNT Qualifier is a Swiss Team event:  Those that place will qualify to play in the Grand National Teams games.

Flight A (0-6000), Flight B (0 - 2500), Flight C (NLM up to 500) 

  ICC or Inter Club Championship

ICC or Inter Club Championship - we play the same boards as other clubs around the country and the game is scored as one giant game resulting in the possibility of Asheville Bridge players earning big points.  Points in these games are usually pigmented black.

  IFG or International Fund Game

IFG or International Fund Game: These games raise funds to defray the expense of North American participation in international competition.

Masterpoints:

  • 50/50 red and black at 100 % sectional rating
  • Overall Awards: 1st, 20; depth of awards, 10 places
  • District Winners: 1st, 10; depth of awards, 5 places
  • The game must have at least five full tables and include at least 21 boards.
  • Winners recognized on ACBL website and in the Bridge Bulletin
  JAG or Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game

JAG or Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Game:  Games in memory of Jane Johnson (1933-2000) former manager of ACBL Club Membership Department.  Click here for Jane Johnson's bio

Masterpoints:

  • Awards for Club Appreciation Pair games are 100% sectional-rated black
  • Awards for Club Appreciation Team games are 5% gold to a maximum of 0.25 per player
  • The remaining points are sectional-rated black
  • A minimum of three tables is required (pair games)
  • A minimum of three teams is required (team games)
  JFG or Junior Fund

JFG or Junior Fund: Players earn extra masterpoints and a portion of the game fee is donated to the ACBL Junior program (for youth up to age 26.)

  NABC or North American Bridge Championships

NABC or North American Bridge Championships: These games raise funds to support the summer nationals.

  NAP or North American Pairs

NAP or North American Pairs: These games raise funds to defray the expense of North American participation in international competition.

Masterpoints:  50/50 red and black at 100% Section Ratings

Winners qualify for North American Pairs for unit play.

The NAP event has been a major ACBL pair championship since 1979 and was originally known as the Grand National Pairs. This grassroots event is staged in qualifying rounds at the club, unit and district levels. It culminates in a final held in conjunction with a Spring NABC, played in a different city each year. The contest is run as a flighted event: Flight A (Open), Flight B (fewer than 2500 masterpoints as of the June masterpoint cycle) and Flight C (Non-Life Master with fewer than 500 masterpoints as of June).

  STaC or Sectional Tournament at Club

STaC or Sectional Tournament at Club:  Sectional Tournaments at Clubs (STaCs) provide bridge players with the opportunity to win Silver Points at their local clubs. All of the ACBL’s rules, regulations, and procedures for running a Sectional tournament apply to the organization and management of a STaC. We have had players win in excess of 20 Silver points in these games. You don't want to miss them!

  UCC or Upgraded Club Championship

UCC or Upgraded Club Championship: Earned by clubs for each 10 players they refer to ACBL that join the league.