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♠ Brightleaf Spring Sectional March 12-15, 2020- for tournament flyer, Click Here.

 Spring Future Life Master Sectional April 2-5, 2020- for tournament flyer, Click Here.
 Raleigh Regional Tournament May 18-24, 2020- for tournament flyer, Click Here
♣ Brightleaf Summer Sectional July 9-12, 2020
 Summer Future Life Master Sectional August 6-9, 2020
STaC District 7/Unit 191 August 24-30, 2020
Carolina Masters Sectional (Unit 119) October 1-4, 2020
Brightleaf Fall Sectional November 12-15, 2020
STaC District 7/Unit 191 December 14-20, 2020

Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKenney Award Ceremony

We encourage all Unit 191 members to attend the Annual Awards Presentation Ceremony for the Unit 191 winners of the 2019 Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKenney races.  The Ace of Clubs is awarded to the players who earned the highest number of points in club games, and the Mini-McKenney prize is awarded to the players who earned the highest number of points in all venues combined (includes tournaments).  Prizes are award in several levels according to the number of points held by the player at the start of the contest calendar year.

This year's celebrations will be held Thursday,  February 20th, at the Triangle Bridge Club and Friday, February 21st, at The Bridge Academy prior to the start of the games.  Cake will be served along with the usual refreshments.  Please come out and support your fellow Unit 191 bridge players!

A complete list of award winners will be posted shortly.

Unit 191 Bridge Clubs and Links

Triangle Bridge Club    

   Website- Click Here

   Results- Click Here

The Bridge Academy

   WebsiteClick Here

   Results- Click Here

Tar Heel Bridge Club

   Results- Click Here 

Governors Club Bridge Club

   Results- Click Here

Fearrington Bridge Club

   Results- Click Here

Roxboro Bridge Club

   Results- Click Here 

Unit 191 Member Kudos and Accomplishments

Congratulations to Unit 191 member Jacek "Pepsi" Pszczola for being selected as the ACBL 2019 Player of the Year.  The award goes to that player earning the most platinum points in 2019- Pepsi earned a total of 834.16.

Congratulations to 2019 Unit 191 Championship Week champions: Kay Joyce (open) and Paula Head (NLM).  The Unit Championship Award is given to a Unit 191 player (Open award and NLM award) who has the highest 2-game percentage while playing in Unit 191 Clubs.

For previous "Kudos" listing, click on the Unit 191 Awards menu button at left.

ACBL Unit 191

ACBL Unit 191 is dedicated to providing quality duplicate contract bridge activities for ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) members in Orange, Durham, Chatham and Person counties of North Carolina. ACBL-sanctioned clubs conduct games throughout the week for all levels of players. All our games operate under the rules and regulations and the Zero Tolerance policy of ACBL.  To view that policy, Click Here. Earned masterpoints are submitted to ACBL monthly.

Member Directory On-line


This directory is provided for Unit 191 members so they may contact other members to schedule games or exchange information.  For corrections and additions, contact Jane Kiernan,, (919) 264-0220.

Online Membership Directory

Brightleaf Alert

The Brightleaf Alert is the monthly newsletter for Unit 191.  For information, or to contribute to the newsletter, please contact Barbara Martin,

February 2020 Brightleaf Alert


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Unit 191 Mentoring Program

For information on the Mentoring program, click on "Mentoring Program" on the left side menu bar, or Click Here.  For more information, please contact Nancy Crow, or Phylliss Woody,

Next Mentor Game- March 10th at The Bridge Academy.  The lesson begins at Noon, and the game begins at 12:30 PM

Congratulations to the winners of the February 2020 Mentor-Mentee game, Valerie Roberts and Jack McCann.