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Remember to uphold ACBL's Zero Tolerance policy.


If you need a partner for our duplicate bridge games, contact Beth Paul at 503-709-9416

Welcome to Gainesville Bridge Club
GBC Christmas Party


Oak Hammock- WEDNESDAY December 11,2019

Cash Bar: 6:00
Buffet Dinner: 6:30
Bridge Game: 7:15
Dinner: $20 for members
$25 for guests
Game: $5 Pay at Game time

See Mary Ann to make your reservation and payment.

Final payment due by Nov. 25, 2019


ACBL Instant Matcpoint Game
  • Thursday October 31 at 12:50 pm
  • Game held at Southwest United Methodist Church (the Tuesday afternoon site)
  • Gold points to the winners
  • Expert hand analysis booklet by Larry Cohen
  • Entry fee will be $8 per player due to increased ACBL fees.

Note: we will also hold our usual Thursday night game at Oak Hammock

Beginning Bridge Class Resuming

Our annual Beginning Bridge class will resume on Monday, September 9th.  Classes are held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, from 1PM to 3:30PM.  We will be using the ACBL acclaimed textbook, Beginning Bridge Using 2/1 by Jim Ricker.  It costs $25.  Each lesson is $6.  The course will run from September to December covering the basics you need to be a novice player.

Tell all your friends who may be interested in learning duplicate bridge (or interested in learning 2/1) about this class.  For more information, the contact e-mail is:

Changes In Rank

Congratulations to Gainesville Bridge Players who advanced in rank in September:

NEW SILVER LIFE MASTERS Anshul Paliwal Gainesville FL US
NEW CLUB MASTERS Geraldine C Nichols Gainesville FL US
NEW CLUB MASTERS Christine H Stinson Gainesville FL US
NEW JUNIOR MASTERS Corliss D Gibbons Gainesville FL US
Upcoming Tournaments

This is a list of upcoming local sectional and regional tournaments.  Click on the word 'Info' to view the tournament's flyer.  Other tournament information can be found under the 'Useful Links' menu item.


Oct 11-13, 2019 Jacksonville FL Info
Oct 23-24, 2019 St. Augustine 499ers FL Info
Oct 25-27, 2019 Orlando FL Info
Oct 26-27, 2019 Orlando GNT/NAP FL Info
Nov 4-10, 2019 Daytona Beach FL Info
Nov 22-24, 2019 The Villages FL Info
Dec 5-8, 2019 St. Petersburg FL No Flyer
Dec 6-8, 2019 St. Augustine FL Info


GBC General Meeting

Our next General Membership meeting will be ♠ October 14  at  6pm♣ . We will nominate officers for the 2020 calendar year and get updates from all committees. Please plan to attend.

Questions or Problems?

Please send comments and suggestions to Joyce Thompson (

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October 24, 2019
ACBL Education Fund Game
Director: Patrick Thompson
Wednesday Bridge *Correction on Board 14*
Director: Mary A McIntyre
Jane Johnson Appreciation Game
Director: Ronald Schoenau