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https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?height=600&wkst=1&bgcolor=%23ffffff&ctz=America%2FNew_York&src=YXF2OWFtcnZ0dGthcGo0aDkxMW52ZTMyaDhAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ&color=%237CB342&mode=WEEKOnline Bridge offers many features that are not available when playing live. Perhaps the most exciting and useful feature is the HISTORY TAB.  Here you will find a complete play-by-play account of every hand played at every table in your tournament or team match.  For instructions on how to use the HISTORY TAB to best advantage follow the link below

USING THE HISTORY TAB

UNIT 190 CONTINUES TO PLAY BRIDGE EVERY DAY

Take advantage of the daily opportunities to play duplicate bridge with local friends and colleagues.  Just look at the schedule below! Pairs events for ACBL masterpoints.  Team events in a fun and friendly format.  If you have yet to experience the revolutionary world of online bridge, now is surely the time. Here are some links to get started.

REGISTER WITH BBO

BUYING BB$ NEEDED FOR PAIRS GAMES

USING THE HISTORY TAB ON BBO

USING THE INTERACTIVE CALENDAR

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A PAIRS GAME

PLAY BRIDGE ONLINE

SETTING UP A TEAM MATCH

 

INTERACTIVE TEAM MATCH CALENDAR

Unit 190 (Bridge Studio) Pairs Events and Team Matches (Google calendar) 

 

 

All team captains have been invited to add our calendar to their google calendar.  They have permission to add events, edit, and invite participants.  Detailed instructions can be found  here:  Unit 190 team match scheduler instructions.

All players can see the up-to-date calendar.  If it doesn't display above, try clicking the title at the top of this box.

Try it, but continue to inform us of your matches. Once the online calendar makes our webpage calendar obsolete we will convert.

 

 

Saturday Delaware-wide Online Games Continue

Flighted Pairs Games Continue at the DSBA Virtual Club

Flighted pairs games will continue each Saturday morning 10:00 EDT on BBO.

As before, the Delaware State Bridge Association will award DOOR PRIZES and make a donation for each participant to the Food Bank of Delaware.

On BBO, look for "DSBA Flight A/B/C Pairs" under Virtual Clubs.  You can choose Flight C if you and your partner each have less than 500 MP, Flight B if you each have less than 1500 MP, or Flight A otherwise.

Here's the April flyer, which also describes the details for the May games.

Bridge Summer Camp

Bridge Summer Camp for Young Players 

The Delaware State Bridge Association is sponsoring a FREE Virtual Bridge Summer Camp for players ages 10-19.

The camp will run for two weeks, July 6-9 and 12-16 from 9-11 AM each day held virtually by computer.

For details, see the event flyer here.  The registration form is here.

 

Special Delaware bridge events continue on Saturdays in March....

It's “March Madness” time!

For the month of March we are turning our Saturdays to Swiss Team Games.

Click for our preliminary flyer

Assemble a team of four players and register your team with Soley Kristjansdottir (siggasoley@gmail.com) each Friday.  Plan to be online at 9:30 AM Saturday for a 10:00 start in a bracketed Swiss Team event of 20 boards in 4 matches.  For details, see the Frequently Asked Questions and the instructions for team captains to set up the BBO games, linked below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Instructions for team captains navigating Swiss events on BBO

Click the links below for the session results:

March  6 :  Gold Bracket, Silver Bracket, Bronze Bracket
March  13 :  Gold Bracket, Silver Bracket, Bronze Bracket
March  20 :  Gold Bracket, Bronze Bracket

Unfortunately, BBO doesn't (yet) provide a straightforward way for you to view hands from Swiss team events or compare contracts with your teammates. However, you may be able to click this link, choose the date of the game and click Get Hands to list the hands you played. On the list of hands you can click Movie to replay a hand, or Traveller to see what your teammates did. 

Diamond State Regional 2020
Diamond State Regional 2020

 

The 2020 Diamond State Regional has been canceled.  Consistent with ongoing efforts by state and local officials to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Board of District 4 has canceled the event. 

We are encouraged by your enthusiastic response to the Diamond State Regional, and will be exploring opportunities to reschedule.

Thank you for supporting District 4 events.

 

2020 Blue Hen Sectional Tournament

Friday-Sunday, Feb 7-9, 2020


Bridge Studio - Wilmington Delaware

more details

Complementary lunch! Click for menus

 

Results (ACBL site)

Delaware State Open Pairs Champions

 

Congratulations to Susan and Robert Shenkin, our DSBA Delaware State Open Pairs Champions for 2019!

Fall 299er Sectional Coming in October (Copy)

The 299 sectional in the spring was so well attended and so much fun, we decided to do it again.

Mark your calendar now  October 17, 2017

Get the Details Now!

SEPTEMBER 13-15, 2019  DIAMOND STATE SECTIONAL

OVERALL MASTERPOINT WINNERS

Thanks to Jeff Ruben and Debbie Shenkel for hosting a fabulous event.

2019 Grand National Teams Winners District 4
2019 Grand National Teams  Winners District 4

 

NOTE THE LOCATION: 1409 FOULK ROAD (PREVIOUS BRIDGE STUDIO LOCATION)

                                BLUE HEN SECTIONAL FEB 2019

DELAWARE OPEN PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP NOVEMBER 10 1018

MARK YOU CALENDAR NOW  

STATE PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH, REHOBETH BEACH

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10TH

SEE FLYER FOR MORE DETAILS

🏖 Best excuse to head to the beach 🏖
🏖 Best excuse to head to the beach 🏖

Sun and Fun

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON EVENT WINNERS, SEE THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE "DUMMY"

299 SECTIONAL - AT THE BEACH - SEPT 29

2018 299er south

NEXT UP! DIAMOND STATE SECTIONAL  SEPT 14-16

DIAMOND STATE SECTIONAL SEPT 2018 FLYER

2018 -FIRST STATE REGIONAL- WINNERS

   UNIT 190 EVENT WINNERS  

SUNDAY;  KAREN POLLAK, JANE BECK

SATURDAY: RICK ROWLAND

FRIDAY: THOMAS GEORGE, WILLIAM SHRIVER

THURSDAY: ANDY STAYTON, TERRY PATTON

WEDNESDAY: WILMA GLASSMAN, ELLEN MEYER (THEY CAME IN SECOND, BUT THIS WAS A TRUE "FIRST")

FOR ALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS CLICK HERE OR ON THE BANNER

 

 

 

 

 

TIME TO REPRESENT!  AND REPRESENT YOU DID!

Thank you all for your participation in and contribution to the National Tournament in Philadelphia. Unit 190 Success stories are too numerous to list , but  they are lead by Richard Popper advancing to the third day of the Platinum Pairs, and Rick Roland winning an daylite Swiss Team Event.

And there were a lot of players from around the world honoring Dave by facing the card that represented the contract first, as they put down dummy.

For the complete list of tournament overall winners click below:

Nationals Overall winners , all events

 

 

 

BLUE HEN SECTIONAL - FEBUARY 24-26, 2017

Mark your calendar now for the Blue Hen Sectional February 24th through 26th at the Bridge Studio.  Events for all levels of expertise. Between session meals provided with entry.  Partners assured with reasonable notification. Click the link below for details.

2017 Blue Hen Sectional Flyer.pdf

299er SECTIONAL - MARCH 7, 2017  -  NEW EVENT

Your DSBA Board is excited to announce a new event just added to the 2017 calendar. A 299er Sectional Tournament will be held on March 7, 2017 at the Bridge Studio of Delaware.  Eligibility for this event is limited to rising bridge players who have not achieved 300 master points at the time of the event. Click on the link below for details.

299er Sectional March 7, 2017

DSBA Southern Sectional July 27, 28, 29 , 2017 (Copy)

SAVE THE DATE!  SAVE THE DATE!  SECTIONAL AT THE BEACH, IN BEACH SEASON. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DETAILED INFORMATION

Southern Sectional 2017 Flyer

DELAWARE STATE BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIP - 10:00 am
DELAWARE STATE BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIP - 10:00 am

Game time  10:00 am

Now that you've saved the date, be sure to register!

DSBA State Pairs Championship

NORTH - SATURDAY AUGUST 26 - BRIDGE STUDIO 

(A separate 299er event is planned provided there are sufficient entries)

CONTACT ANNE TAYLOR (ANNETAYLOR128@GMAIL.COM) TO REGISTER AND LEARN MORE 

SOUTH - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23 - OCEAN VIEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

CONTACT PETER HARRIS (PHARRISDILLER@COMCAST.NET) TO REGISTER AND LEARN MORE

 

DSBA Southern Sectional July 27, 28, 29 , 2017

Congratulations to Anne and Monte Taylor, overall winners at the Southern Delaware Sectional.

For all masterpoint winners, click on the link below

http://live.acbl.org/masterpoint-winners/S1707077

Event results are available on the right hand side of this page.