Release 2.19o
BULLETIN

CLUB WILL REOPEN MONDAY APRIL 5 with reduced schedule.

Welcome to Daytona Metropolitan Bridge Club
600 Driftwood Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(38
6) 255-7744    email: dbbridgeclub@att.net
Click here for Interactive Directions
REOPENING NEWS

FINALLY!!!  SOME GOOD NEWS!!!!

Face to Face games will begin Monday April 5th. 

  • In order to play in our Face to Face games you must have completed your vaccinations at least two weeks prior to coming to the club.  Please be preapred to show proof of vaccination at your first Face to Face game. You may submit your card in advance and avoid the check-in line. Take a picture of the front of the card or scan it and send it to dbbridgeclub@att.net or text it to me at 386-414-3738.   
  • In accordance with CDC Guidelines, masks are strongly recommended. If requested by other players at the table, you will be expected to wear a mask.  You may purchase a mask at the club if you forget one.  Click here to see the complete list of opening precautions being taken.

The initial schedule of games at the club starting April 5 is:

            MONDAY 1:00 – An Open and a Limited (499er) game provided there are enough tables for two sections. If not, we will have one section.  Please arrive by 12:40 so we can complete the verification process and start the game on time. Please email mwirkutis@cfl.rr.com if you plan to play.

            WEDNESDAY 9:30 – 499er game preceded by ½ lesson starting at 9:00.  Please arrive by 8:45. Please email johnedietz@gmail.com to let him know you plan to be there.  

            FRIDAY 6:30 – SWISS TEAM Game.  Sign up required. Please call or email John Dietz to confirm your attendance.  johnedietz@gmail.com or 720-548-0079.  Please arrive by 6:10.

 

The ONLINE VIRTUAL GAME schedule is revised as follows:

            WEDNESDAY 1:15 – OPEN GAME (Guests welcome)

            THURSDAY  10:15 – 499er GAME (Guests welcome)

            FRIDAY 1:15 – OPEN GAME (MEMBERS* ONLY)

(* Members = DMBC, Deland and New Smyrna Beach)

      

ANNUAL DUES
Annual Dues of $20 is being collected for 2021.
Please mail dues to:
DMBC
c/o 1998 Big Crane Loop
Port Orange, FL 32128
HELP IS AVAILABLE

If you are still a bit computer shy but would like to play online, please contact Martha Wirkutis at 386-756-0044 (mwirkutis@gmail.com) ....(or any of your BBO-playing friends) for help in getting started.  We guarantee it is very easy. Casual games (no $$) and competitive games (various $$) which earn Masterpoints are available. BBO games provide hours of entertainment and camaraderie with bridge friends as we wait for the club to reopen. 

GOOD NEWS

DMBC Members are now eligible to play in the Deland/NSB online games, and vice versa.

More games, more times, more players, more slams!

DMBC VIRTUAL GAME SCHEDULE

♠ ♠ 499er GAME - Thursday at 10:15. 

  OPEN GAMES:  Wednesday, and Friday at 1:15  - Friday Game is restricted to MEMBERS

    of DMBC/Deland/NSB ONLY due to ACBL VISITOR POLICY (click to see policy).

   If our games do not automatically appear go to COMPETITIVE -> ALL TOURNAMENTS -> then enter DMBC in the SEARCH area.

 

DELAND VIRTUAL GAME SCHEDULE

♠ ♠ 299er Games Monday at 1:30 and Fridays at 9:30.

  499er Game Saturdays at 1:10  

  Open Games Thursday at 1:10, and Sunday at 2:10.

   REGISTRATION FOR ALL GAMES BEGINS 2 HOURS BEFORE START TIME. 

   PLEASE BE ONLINE AT LEAST 10 MINUTES BEFORE THE GAME. 

0- 99er GAME (all of District 9) EVERY EVENING AT 7:00 FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION OF HANDS. Registration begins on BBO at 5 p.m.  Go to "Competitive," then ACBL Virtual CLubs. Look for "DISTRICT 9, 99ers Invitational Game."

DMBC ONLINE GAMES

DMBC has several online games a week

Registration starts 2 hours before game time. Go to https://www.bridgebase.com/, Then click on COMPETETIVE -> ACBL VIRTUAL CLUBS.  The DMBC game should appear.  If not, then go to

HOME - > COMPETITIVE - > ALL TOURNAMENTS - > in search window enter DMBC.

Click on the game's description and register with your partner – you must know both user names and both be online to register.  Pay individually, or pay for your partner.  If you have trouble registering, call Martha at 386-756-0044 or text 386-414-3738. 

$5.00 per person!  You must be a member of ACBL to play in the 299er game.

If you don’t have a partner there is a partnership feature available when you sign in to register for the game. 

Hope to see you at our ‘virtual’ tables!   If you are not familiar with BBO, see below for a few short videos on how to sign up and get going.  Or call a friend for help!  

NEW PHONE AND BBO DIRECTORY

PHONE DIRECTORY HAS BEEN UPDATED as of 11/29/2020. PLS CHECK TO BE SURE YOUR INFO IS CORRECT.

Will be adding BBO ID's shortly.

<----    CLICK ON APPLICABLE TAB IN VERTICAL MENU TO THE LEFT.

JOIN THE MASTERPOINT RACE

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LATEST
MASTERPOINT ACHIEVERS

JUNIOR MASTER

Paul Controneo

Robert Young

 

REGIONAL MASTER

Janie Elliott

John Elliott

Karen Jezewski

 

RUBY LIFE MASTER

Barry Pope

 

(Click here to see chart of Masterpoint Ranks)

 

GET WELL

Our SUNSHINE COMMITTEE is CHERYL DIETZ  ( cheryldietz57@gmail.com or (720) 220-8161) and KAREN JEZEWSKI (kajezewski@alma.edu, or (386)681-8807).

THANK YOU!

SO many of you have generously donated to DMBC in response to our recent letter.  Your contributions are gratefully acknowledged and are helping us meet our ongoing expenses.  Your responses have shown how important the club and its members are to all of us. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

(If you would like to donate please mail a check to DMBC, 1998 Big Crane Loop, Port Orange, FL  32128.)