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Welcome to Sun City Grand Bridge Club

 

Weekly News Items


The very popular SWISS TEAM game will be on
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 1 pm.  Start now to form a team. 
Sign up starting December 1 with Betty Moynagh. 
You can find Betty at most duplicate games or call her at 623-546-4187. 
Advance payment please.  $6 for club members and $8 for guests.

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Please see the information at the Lesson tab about a
Beginning Bridge Class  that the
SCG Bridge Club hopes to offer in January 2020. 

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Mitchell Weisberg's lecture on Wednesday, November 27,
at 11:30 am in the Apache Room, Chaparral Center, 
will be: "Defensive Carding."

Mitchell's classes are for ALL bridge players.

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THANKS to Director Dennis Frazier for the great tips
in the  "The Director's Corner" tab.
This is good info for all bridge players.

 New: What a player can do about a Director's ruling.

ACBL Duplicate Bridge at SCG

There have been eleven 70% plus games this year. 
See the games at the 70% tab.  Try to add YOUR NAME!

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For Results: Click Here or the ACBL Logo at the top.
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Games are Wednesday and Sunday 1:00 pm  year round and 
Tuesday at 6 pm, October through April.
ACBL members are welcome guests to our ACBL games.

Game fees: $3 members, $6 guests,
plus 
$1 or $2 for special games.

Please arrive 15 minutes early so the Director 
can make seating assignments for an on time start. 
If you are delayed, please call  the game Director:
Sunday: Dennis Frazier at 623-512-0254
  
Tuesday: Kathy Brousseau  at 
623-225-6433
 Wednesday: Jackie Langlois at 623-584-5886.  
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SCG’s ACBL duplicate games participate in the “Common Games.” 
Many people ask if the pre-dealt hands are random. The brief answer is:

Yes they are truly random............... 
 
If you wish to read more about this,  go to the  link at the “Common Games” tab.

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SPECIAL  ACBL GAMES THROUGH YEAR END 2019 
 Sun Nov 24,  Unit wide Championship  $1 extra
Sun, Dec 1, ACBL Membership
 Tues, Dec 17,  Unit Wide Game, $1 extra

 

About Our Club

Games are normally played in the Apache and Pima
rooms of the Chaparral Center located at: 
19781 N. Remington Drive, Surprise AZ  85374 

We have five Social games and three ACBL sanctioned
games weekly. (Note: The Tuesday evening ACBL
game is October through April.) Please see the schedule
of days and times at the Navigation Tabs to the left.

 For all games. For members and guests.
NO SCENTS.  NO SMOKING
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Please be considerate of players who have

respiratory issues.  This means smoking between
rounds and during sit out rounds is not allowed. 

Marathon Bridge Info

Friday Marathons:

1st Friday Rankings

2nd Friday Rankings

3rd Friday Rankings

4th Friday Final

4th Friday Marathon (Jan-Oct) Marathon Chicago scoring
Play 3 rounds of 10 hands Play 12 Fridays – two 5th Fridays will be selected by the committee. Six best scores used – so team can miss some of the Fridays.

• Fees are $20.00 per year per team for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Friday Marathons and are non-refundable. 1st Friday Marathon fees do not include cost of lunch. No refunds. Teams must be paid-up members of the SCG Bridge Club for both calendar years to participate in a marathon. Members are required to get their own substitute partner, if necessary. If, however, a substitute cannot be found, a committee member shall be informed at least two days before scheduled play.

Although substitute players are not limited to the substitute list, substitutes should be members of the Sun City Grand Bridge Club. 

As an exception, a guest who qualifies within the 3-game overall limit restrictions as outlined in the bylaws of the Sun City Grand Bridge Club may act as a substitute.

Games are played in the Chaparral Center unless otherwise noted. Play for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd marathons begin at 9:00 a.m. Players are requested to arrive by 8:40 a.m. Team movement and tallies will be provided for each team. Players in the 4th Friday Marathon should arrive by 12:10 p.m. with play beginning at 12:30 p.m. Each session of play consists of three (3) rounds of either 8 or 10 hands each, except that leaders may choose other rotation methods (e.g., 4 rounds of 6 hands each). Leaders may use discretion on how to handle uneven tables. (They can call for bidders or call for a sit-out, giving 1500 points to pairs sitting out for a round.) A maximum of one (1) hour of time is allowed to play each round. Any delayed play (late play) will take place after the third round at the end of play.