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Reminder of Game Cancellation:  If New Hartford schools are closed on game day in New Hartford/Clark Mills then our game is cancelled.  If they are on delay and then open our game is on.  If they are on delay and then close we are cancelled.  For Cooperstown we use the Cooperstown schools as our predictor.  If they are closed on game day we are cancelled.  If they are on delay and open we hold our game.  If they are on delay and close, we cancel.

About Our Members
About Our Members

BIG GAMES:  ACBL considers a game of 75% or higher a big game and the 4-SPOT considers 70% or higher big games. 

Leah Gabelman and Judy Slater - 7 1/2 table Howell virtual game - September 1, 2020:  79.17% game



90th Birthday Celebrations!
90th Birthday Celebrations!

Joe Grimaldi recently turned 90 and we celebrated the event with a luncheon at Aquavino in Utica.  Joe is sitting with Dominic DeCastro who turned 90 last year.

Welcome to Mohawk Valley Bridge Association
Our Locations - Preswick Glen
Our Locations - Preswick Glen



( 55 Preswick Drive, New Hartford, NY 13413

An independent residential living community.  Bridge is played in the main building on  Tuesday morning, with special games on Sundays.

Our Locations - Cooperstown
Our Locations - Cooperstown



( 5124 County Highway 52, Cooperstown, NY, 13326

The Clark Sports Center takes an active role in the health, fitness, recreational and educational life of the Village of Cooperstown and its surrounding area.  Bridge is played in the Center on the second and fourth Wednesday mornings of each month.

Our Locations- Kirkland Senior Center

The Kirkland Senior Center is located at 11 Mill Street, Clark Mills, NY.  Thursday games are held at this site. 

Our Locations- Kirkland Senior Center
Sectional for 2020 Cancelled

Our MVBA Sectional originally schedule for September 12-13, 2020 at the North Utica Senior Center has been cancelled.  We will try again for 2021!

Tony Militello Turns 90

Tony Militello turned 90.  In the picture with him are Betty Youmans and Jo-An Cardamone.

Tony Militello Turns 90
Face to Face Bridge to Begin July 8

On Thursday, July 8 MVBA will begin face to face bridge at the Kirkland Senior Center in Clark Mills.  The game will begin promptly at 11:45am so players should arrive by 11:30am.  Players must  be vaccinated to play in our live games and show proof of vaccination.  No food or beverages will be provided and players may bring their own bottled beverage.  We do not encourage eating food at the table.  Depending upon how many tables we have we will play anywhere from 25-28 boards.  Cost to play will be $3 per person unless the game is special (NAP, for example) when the cost will be $4.  All players must make reservations with Ann Smallen (315-527-1294 or

In addition we will attempt to hold a virtual game on Thursdays for those who are unable to play face to face.  The virtual game will also be at 11:45am with a fee of $3 per player.  Our game will be listed under Competitive - ACBL Virtual Games no more than 2 hours ahead of game time.  Players must be "friends" of MVBA to play in our games. 

Our Tuesday game will continue to be virtual until further notice.  Tuesday's game is also at 11:45am.

If you have any questions please contact Ann Smallen at or call 315-527-1294. 



The MVBA has formed a virtual club.  Games will be offered through BBO on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 11:45am.  We are also offering a NLM (less than 500 mps) on alternate Fridays at 11:45am.  Contact for more information about that game.  When the game is not a NLM game then it is an OPEN game.  All games are ACBL sanctioned and we will offer at least 18 boards.  Time alloted for each board will be 7 minutes and games will run approximately 2 1/4 hours.  Players who have played in our club in the last 365 days are welcome to play and players do not need to be ACBL members.  Friends of players can also play but we must have their BBO username prior to the game to allow them access to register.  Cost to play will normally be $3 with special games offered by ACBL costing $4.  For more information about eligibility to play, how to access our games, or other questions please contact Ann Smallen at

How to Contact Us

The best way to contact MVBA is call Ann Smallen, President, MVBA at 315-527-1294 or email Ann at

Game Results

To find the results for a given game check out under Results.

Upcoming Games

♣ The next three events are listed below.♣ 

3rd August 2021
Preswick Glen, New Hartford NY
11:45 a.m.
5th August 2021
Kirkland Senior Center, Clark Mills
11:45 a.m.
6th August 2021
Virtual 11:45am
Thursday Morning Pairs
Director: Ann Smallen