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Leland Duplicate Bridge Club
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Release 2.19n
Club Motto

"For the love of the game
--  play nice."

 

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Welcome To Our Friendly Club

For the forseeable future, the club will not be scheduling any face-to-face games. However, the Leland Bridge Club is part of a 26 club consortium providing multiple games every day of the week. See details in the news boxes to the right. 

Welcome to the Leland Duplicate Bridge Club. We strive to make our games very friendly and newcomers to duplicate are always welcome. Our games start on time, use a clock, utilize Bridgemates, provide a partner if requested by an email, and have a non-playing director. Our club takes maximum advantage of the many special games permitted by the ACBL. We are a Zero Tolerance club. This website is generally updated with game results and hand records within an hour of each game. Our web address is www.lelandbridge.com.  

Welcome To Our Friendly Club
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Bridge Tales is intended for players to present memorable bridge tales to be shared with other players. If you have a tale to tell, please share it by sending an email to our webmaster at par@ken-parker.com.

Click on the ... see more in the bottom right corner of this news box to see some Bridge Tales. ..........

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2020 Ace of Clubs & Mini-McKenney Leaders

      Congratulations to the Leland players pictured below who are leading
   their masterpoint rank category among all Unit 118 players:


   Linda Eyerly
   Ace of Clubs &
   Mini-McKenney
   20-50 MPs


   Greg Eyerly
   Ace of Clubs &
   Mini-McKenney
 
   1500-2500 MPs

 
    Ken Parker
     Ace of Clubs &
     Mini-McKenney
     3500-5000 MPs
   
    Elaine Van Brunt 
    Ace of Clubs
    100-200 MPs

      Ben Reischer

      Mini-McKenney
      1000-1500 MPs


      Norma Rickman
      Ace of Clubs
      5-20 MPs

Ace of Clubs & Mini-McKenney Races for 2020

♠ The annual Ace of Clubs race recognizes the top 10 masterpoint earners in the Unit for each rank. Players are listed according to the rank they held at the start of the calendar year. Included are masterpoints earned in ACBL club games since the beginning of the year. This list is updated on the 7th of each month. We have a great share of the top players! Click on the Ace of Clubs Race menu button at the left to see if your name is on the top 10 list for your rank. If you still see last month's date, you should refresh your browser page.  

♥ The Mini-McKenney race is similar, but includes masterpoints earned at all ACBL club games and tournaments. This list is updated on the 7th of every month. Click on the Mini-McKenney Race menu button and see if your name is on the top 10 list for your rank. 

Ace of Clubs & Mini-McKenney Races for 2020
Recent Website Additions

A great deal of functionality has been added to this website over the past several months. Check out all the new website content listed below:

 Added request to add your email to the SE Carolina BBO email list.
 Added SE Carolina BBO Game Schedule in news box.
 Added SE Carolina BBO Game Results in news box.
♣ Added Partner Request news box. 
♠ Added Ben Answers Bridge Base Online FAQs news box.
♥ Added Bridge Tales news box.
 Activated password protected Private Player Directory menu button. 
♣ Added 2019 Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKenney Winners news box. 
 Added How to Complete Your Convention Card in Other Useful Links.
 Added Results & Hands at ACBL Live menu button.

  Added Club ChampionsRecent Rank Achievements news boxes.

Recent Website Additions
Club Manager Messages
Club Manager Messages

6/11/20  ♣  Our SE Consortium has revised its game schedule. We host a 299er game and an Open game every single afternoon starting at 1:30.  In addition, we are hosting a limited game (either 99er or 299er) game as well as an Open game every morning except Sunday starting at 9:45.  Please click on the SE Virtual Games Schedule in the box below for exact times/dates.

Please notice the links in the box below. Click on them to view the Virtual Games Schedule or the Virtual Game Results.  If you need a partner, just click on the green Partner Request Button and fill out the day(s) you want to play and your request will be sent to everyone on the merged clubs list.  

Al Smith sends out periodic emails from the new SE Carolina virtual bridge club to all members of the pooled clubs.  If you have not yet received an email from Al, you are NOT on the SE mailing list.  To get on the list, please click on the Add Me link in the box below, add your information, and we will add your name to the distribution list.

The last link below discusses frequently encountered problems in BBO and how to handle them.  Worth reading so you know what to do if you encounter one of them.

*** Ben Answers FAQs about ACBL Online Games ***
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Most of your questions can be answered by viewing the FAQ below.  If your question is not answered, please send it to info@lelandbridge.com and we will answer it. ..........

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Congratulations to our Recent Rank Achievements

Taking another step up the masterpoint ladder ...


   Meggan Klippen
   Life Master

   Sharon Cardinal
   NABC Master

    Barbara Dougherty
    Regional Master

    Doris Parker
    Sectional Master

    Randy Kotecha 
    Sectional Master

    Norma Rickman
    Sectional Master


See Rank Achievements menu button for Unit 118 year-to-date rank achievements.

Click on this link for explanation of ACBL rank requirements.   

Congratulations to our Current Club Champions

Club Championship Game Winners
Tuesday and Thursday Games


         Jim Schwertz
         Tues. 3/17/2020


          Rick Loehr
          Tues. 3/17/2020                

 

       
       
Donna Parker
        Thurs. 12/12/2019

          
          Ken Parker
          Thurs. 12/12/2019

   

Game Fees & Membership

 Most of our games are Special Games and they award masterpoints at about 3 times what regular club games award. Our club does not charge extra for these special games. More masterpoints are awarded and there is no extra fee added to the cost of a regular game. All of our games have three strata. 

 Member entry fee is $8 and non-member is $9. 

 You do not need be a member to play in our club. However, the Leland Bridge Club offers players an opportunity to join our club by paying an annual membership of $20. Members receive a $1 discount from the entry fee at every game they play.

 We ask members and guests to have the correct change and to please pay for yourself and your partner. This helps the check-in process go faster and helps the game start on time.

 We have a great relationship with the Magnolia Greens Golf  Course and we believe our venue is the best place to play that we have seen. We would like to thank Blossoms Restaurant and Magnolia Greens Golf Course for allowing us to use their facilities. If you are thinking of holding an event, please consider the Banquet Room at the Magnolia Greens Golf Course.  

Game Fees & Membership