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Brampton Bridge

Newcomer Game  

 Our  Newcomer Game, has seen 9 faithful followers through April, May & June  We will be taking a break for the summer months.  The game will resume in the fall, restarting on September 5th.  I encourage you to come out to support this game and use it as a double opportunity--a friendly safe place to hone your skills and earn masterpoints in the process. 

If you are planning on coming or need a partner, please contact me at the email address below.  It will help to ensure an even number of tables and players.

Format:  

♠ 6:00 pm -- 20 minute lesson 

 6:30 pm -- Game time 

 Cost:  $10 per session, pay as you go.  

♣ Post Game hand analysis and hand records 

Contact:  Denise Donovan, dcdonovan@bell.net; 416-614-6754

Join us.  First visit is free! 

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Congratulations!
Congratulations!

Please join us in congratulating Steve Norris, our most recent graduate of the ACBL Director's Course.  

2018 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

JAGJIT PAL SINGH ANAND

Jagjit joined the ACBL during the summer of 2018 and quickly starting winning games at Marilyns, Brampton and Thistle often with his regular partner Richard Brown. During the year Jagjit won more Masterpoints than any other newcomer to become the ACBL 2018 TOP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR. Jagjit's total of 134.80 Masterpoints was 10 points ahead of second place, a player from Tennessee and a whopping 44 points ahead of the next highest Canadian. CONGRATULATIONS JAGJIT

Mentors Needed

Several of our Newcomer Game players would like to continue to play and take the next step to the Open Game through the summer months.  If you are an experienced, patient player who would like to volunteer to play with one of our Novice players, on a regular, or even occasional basis, please contact:  Denise Donovan, dcdonovan@bell.net.  I would be happy to match you up!  

 

Welcome to Credit Valley Bridge
 
 
  Congratulations Graduates!

 

Top Row:  Rodney Webb, Barbara Karasiuk, Lynne Brophy, Betty Rodgrigues, Ellen Johannsen

Bottom Row:  Mary Ray, Krystyna Sprentall

Not Shown:  Ingrid and Howard Sproxton, Maryann Jefferies, Jane Hamacher, Peter Ostrowski  

Twelve graduates have just completed their introduction to bridge, taking Bridge Basics Level I & II.  A keen group shared a special bond as they began their bridge journey.  Look for them in the near future at our games.  

♠   ♣ Well Done! ♣   ♠ 

Congratulations Graduates!
  Brampton Sectional Tournament
Brampton Sectional Tournament

Congratulation Mike Fernane and Phyllis Jones, the 2019 Open Pairs Champions at the Brampton Sectional Tournament. In a strong field of 57 pairs, the Brampton pair placed 4th after the first session with a 59.77% score, followed by an impressive 67.23% in the second session to win 23.38 Masterpoints.

  Big Games
Big Games

Check out 2019 masterpoint standings, Jagjit Anand and Richard Brown are #1 and #2 on the CVBA list. Last Wednesday they achieved a monster game 77.08% and followed it up this Wednesday with another huge 75.28% at Thistle Bridge Club. Well done guys.

Unit 166 Masterpoint Races

Congratulations to two of our club players who have garnered notice in the

ACBL Unit 166 Mini-McKenney Masterpoint Race 

Charles Bond,  in the 20 to 50  Master Point Race, with 23.26 points

Jagjit Anand, in the 100 to 200 Master Point Race in first place, in first place with 43.15 

and also in the

ACBL Unit 166 Ace of Clubs Standings

Charles Bond, 20 - 50 Ace of Clubs Race, with 14.86 points 

Jagjit Anand, 100 - 200 Ace of Clubs Race, with 31.22

Kudos to you both!

Full listings are available on the Unit 166 website. 

VIP Tables at Thistle Bridge Club

Our  VIP Lesson Series is off to a good start.  Designed to support recent graduates and novice players, there will be a lesson at 11:30 in the Gathering Room, followed by a supervised game in the main bridge room.  Novice players will play 12 - 15  hands based on the daily lesson with an opportunity to discuss their bidding, change their minds and consult the supervisor.  

If you are interested in joining the lessons, please join us at 11:30.  Our first few weeks will take an in-depth look at No Trump Bidding, Stayman, Jacoby Transfers, and the Gerber Conventions.  The review may be just what you need!  

For more information, contact Denise Donovan, dcdonovan@bell.net 

Cost per session:  $10.00.  

Hope to see many of you giving it a try.  

Results
Brampton Bridge
Director: Denise Donovan
Thistle Bridge
Director: John Mcwhinnie
VIP Tables
Director: Denise Donovan
Marilyn's Bridge Club
Director: Marilyn Rochford
Brampton Bridge
Director: Denise Donovan
Calendar
Mon 17th Jun 2019
Marilyn's Bridge Club
Grace United Church Brampton 6:30
Director: Marilyn Rochford
Tue 18th Jun 2019
Marilyn's Bridge Club
Grace United Church Brampton 12:30
Director: Marilyn Rochford
Wed 19th Jun 2019
Thistle Bridge
St. James Church Caledon East 12:30
Director: John McWhinnie
Thu 20th Jun 2019
Brampton Bridge
Snelgrove Community Centre Bampton 7:00
Director: Denise Donovan
Mon 24th Jun 2019
Marilyn's Bridge Club
Grace United Church Brampton 6:30
Director: Marilyn Rochford