Say hello to everyone – You might make someone's day.
Introduce yourself to people you don't know – They may be your next good friends.
Be Punctual – If you're late, you make others late too.
Acknowledge good play by the opponents – An appreciative nod lets them know that their skill has not gone unnoticed.
Smile often – You will brighten the room considerably.
Be understanding – Everybody makes mistakes.
Be kind – You will never like everybody, but you can be cordial to all.
Nobody likes to lose – Practice grace under fire.
Respect the directors – They are here for you.
Help those with less experience – We all were beginners at some point.
Look forward to the next deal – Dwelling on the last hand wastes time.
Value your partner – They are the only one on your side.
Keep your priorities straight – Diamonds are great, but hearts are more valuable.
Grace is good – Nobody likes a boastful winner.
Save your analysis and lessons for the postmortem – It would be a shame to have nothing to talk about after the game.
Enjoy! You can't win all the time, but you can always have fun.