Spade Heart  Diamond Club

2019 Fund Raising Drive

Last Lucky Winners:

Mike and Victoria Dalton

Next drawing: Tuesday, August 6th

Upcoming Local Tournament Schedule

(Click the tournament name for more information)

August 5 - 11 District 9 STaC Week District 9 Clubs
September 12 - 15 Daytona Beach Sectional Daytona Metropolitan Bridge Club


Club Managers' Weekly Message - Week of July 8th


Members of the Palm Coast Duplicate Bridge Club:

This week, we are back to our regular bridge schedule, but keep in mind that the following week will feature all NAP games, once again.

This Tuesday, we'll have a cake to celebrate our members' changes of rank for the first half of this year.  Here's the list we have so far.  If we've left anyone out, be sure to let us know, so we can recognize your achievement.

GOLD LIFE MASTER - Mark Fitzmorris, Mike Quinn
SILVER LIFE MASTER - Richard Perez, Geoffrey Sackman, Joan Sackman
BRONZE  LIFE MASTER - Jeff Claus, Russ Leavitt, Joann Vergnolle
LIFE MASTER - Frank Vignati
NABC MASTER - Jinty Chappell
CLUB MASTER - Jerry Chiddister, Fran Chiodo, Kay Ebert, Jackie Rodriguez, Joe Shorter, Marie Wolf
JUNIOR MASTER - Shirley Douglas, Cathryn Pugh

Congratulations to all!



This Week's Game Schedule

Monday: Open Pairs at 1:00 PM
Tuesday:  Open & 499er Pairs at 1:00 PM
Wednesday:  Open Pairs at 1:00 PM
Thursday:  Open & 499er Pairs at 1:00 PM
Friday:  Open Pairs at 1:00 PM

This Week's Class Schedule
Monday: 12:15 PM.  Pre-game class and supervised play at 1:00 PM with Gerry Calabrese
Tuesday:  12:10 PM.  Pre-game class with Tom Fletcher
Thursday:  Beginner Bridge, Level 2 with Junty
Thursday:  12:10 PM.  Pre-game class with Tom Fletcher
Friday: 10:00 AM.  Intermediate Bridge with Tom Fletcher

See you at the club.  Have a good week.

Patrick & Jonathon

open & 299er pairs
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Wed Jul 17, 2019
open pairs
1 pm
Thu Jul 18, 2019
open & 499er pairs
1 pm
Fri Jul 19, 2019
open pairs
1 pm
Mon Jul 22, 2019
open pairs
1 pm
Tue Jul 23, 2019
open & 299er pairs
1 pm
Wed Jul 24, 2019
open pairs
1 pm
Thu Jul 25, 2019
open & 499er pairs
1 pm
Class activities

Class schedules:.

  • Monday morning bridge I cancelled
  • Wednesday morning at 10 am, Bridge "I" basics for beginning players; covers notrump, major and minor suit opening bids and their respective responses. Introduces some conventions like stayman and transfers. Also, the basics of declarer play and defense are covered. Presenter Patrick Heading, starts Oct 1, 2019.
  • Thursday morning at am Bridge "II" for more advanced beginning players; covers competitive bidding, preemptive opening bids, overcalls, takeout and negative doubles and the law of total tricks. Presenter Jinty Chappell, class is ongoing throughout the year.
  • Friday morning at 10 am Bridge "III" for intermediate players covering additional conventions, more advanced defense and play of the hand with problem hands review to clarify bidding, play and defense. Presenter Tom Fletcvher, class is ongoing throughout the year.

Supervised play schedules

  • Monday afternoon class(12:15) and supervised play (1 pm)  for newer players with Gerry Calabrese, ongoing throughout the year.

Pregame classes

  • Tuesdays at 12:15
  • Thursdays at 12:15 

One month of free classes are offered to the first time student; chose any or all events and they are free to help encourage your first attempt to "play bridge" at the Palm Coast DBC.

"Two over one" bidding system is presented in all classes.