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How to donate
Tucson Charity Bridge, Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) charity.

The most direct way to give funds is by check payable to Tucson Charity Bridge Club Inc.—with "capital donation" in the memo line. A bank wire is possible, although a fee would be involved at both ends. For stock donations contact Ruth Houkom or Hurd Baruch for the number of the Club’s brokerage account with Wells Fargo Advisers, so that the stock can be transferred automatically between your broker and the Club’s. You can also have .5% of your purchases on Amazon donated to us by going to: Amazon Smile

 
$297,255.00 Donated to Charities
Our Phone Number: 520-999-1519
Our Games
Table Fees are $7, except for STaC games, which are $8
Reservations are required for all games. Click the "Game Reservations" button to the left.
Light refreshments are served. Please bring a tightly covered container for drinks. Also, please review our Club Policies.

Monday 12:30 at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church
Stratified 999er Game


Tuesday 12:30 at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church
  Stratified 999er Sections


Wednesday 12:30 at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church
NLM with 499 or fewer points.


Thursday 12:30 at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church
 Webmovement Stratified 999er Games


Saturday 9:00 at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church
Stratified 999er Game
Independent Director Games
Friday 12:30. Mike's Play and Learn Charity Bridge Games
At Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church for players with fewer than 199 MasterPoints.
Great place to start for beginners at duplicate!
Light Refreshments are served. Table Fees are $6
For Mike's website click here.
Tucson NLM 499er Silver Point Sectional

September 21-22, 2019

Adobe Bridge Center
401 E. Limberlost Drive

Doug and Sherry Cain will be at the Partnership Desk

Click Tucson NLM Sectional Sep 19 for info

Weak Two-Bid Classes

Hurd Baruch will teach two classes on weak two openings.

Oct. 9 (Wed) 10 a.m. Opening preempts are a very potent weapon which all players need to use, and be able to respond to when partner uses them, in accordance with their partnership agreement. The potential style ranges from conservative to “reckless.” Differences in style are reflected in different understandings about how many trumps are required, how many HCP are required, and how various factors should be taken into account—vulnerability, seat position, strength of the trump suit, presence of a void, etc. This class will present the conservative approach, which partnerships can by agreement loosen to add more grief for opponents (at more risk to themselves).

Oct. 16 (Wed) 10 a.m. Partner has opened with a weak 2-bid. Do you know what he has for his bid in each opening position, NV and VUL? (You would if you and he had attended the first class on opening weak 2-bids.) And how does it affect your thinking if your RHO now passes, or doubles, or overcalls in a suit? Do you have a framework for deciding what you should do next—further the preempt, bid your own suit, or explore for game, or perhaps double your opponents’ bid? If you haven’t already thought these issues through, this class will help you.

Each class will last approximately 1 hour, and will include handouts. $10/class. Classes taught at our regular location at Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church. Please register with Kathy Parker using this form:

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Handi-Dogs Presentation

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Left Photo, L-R: Bob Yanal TCB, Scott Gimpel of Handi-Dogs, Ruth Houkom TCB, T-Bone, and Danny Simone, a client of Handi-Dogs. Scott and Danny spoke, T-Bone showed his skills, and they accepted our check for $3758. 

Our Mission Statement

 Our goal is to benefit
our community
while playing
this challenging game
of Duplicate Bridge
.

9/19 Habitat for Humanity
9/19 Habitat for Humanity

Nominated by Phil Lattavo

Housing plays a key role in positively influencing a family’s education, employment, and health opportunities. Since 1980, Habitat Tucson has built or renovated more than 430 homes and has enriched the lives of thousands of families through our affordable housing solutions.

Calendar
September 21, 2019
NLM Sectional
Adobe Bridge Club
 Click for more information
September 23, 2019
Tucson Charity Bridge for ACBL International Fund
Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church 12:30
Director: Mike Bording
September 24, 2019
Tucson Charity Bridge for ACBL International Fund
Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church 12:30
Director: Ruth Houkom
Results
Tucson Charity Bridge
Director: Ruth Houkom
Tucson Charity Bridge
Director: Bob Griffin
Tucson Charity Bridge
Director: Sam Sagi