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Coronavirus Updates

Unit 191 related Coronavirus information will be listed here as updates become available.  Please refer to specific bridge club websites for the latest information on their game schedules, online games, cancelations, and closings.

Thank you so much for contributing to our fundraiser to support our Bridge Clubs.  To date, we have been very successful and are pausing collection of donations for the time being.  We feel confident that we can help the clubs with expenses through the first week of June.  Given the uncertain timeline for the pandemic, it is unclear if more support will be needed.  We will assess again in June.  Again, Chris and Henry and the Unit 191 Board of Directors thanks you for your support.  We will get through this together.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    - Deanna Larus, president

  • For helpful hints on playing bridge at home using Bridge Base Online (BBO)Click Here.
  • For the link to the Unit 191 GoFundMe page, Click Here.

Cancelations:

  • The May Raleigh Regional Tournament is canceled.
  • The Summer Youth Bridge Camps scheduled for June have been canceled for 2020.
Upcoming Events

♣ 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

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

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.

♠ ♥ Online Virtual Club BBO Games ♦ ♣ 

Both The Bridge Academy and Triangle Bridge Club are hosting Online Virtual Club Games through Bridge Base Online (BBO).  Unit 191 members are encouraged to support Unit 191 clubs.  Club directors in Durham, Raleigh, and Cary have agreed to let all players in our region play in any of the BBO Virtual Club games.

♠   Unit 191 BBO Club ScheduleClick Here   ♣ 

Member Directory On-line

The Unit 191 Online Member Directory has been moved to the "Members Only" tab in the left side menu box.  All Unit 191 members may access the information by logging in and establishing a password.  As before, the Unit member information is provided so that members can contact each other to set up partnerships and teams and coordinate their playing dates.

The Unit 191 Member database is populated from information provided by ACBL.  It is important that all Unit 191 members insure their personal information as listed with ACBL is correct.  Log on to ACBL.org and go to MyACBL.  Click Update My Information to make changes.  For other corrections and additions to the database, including BBO nicknames, contact Jane Kiernan,  jik2215@gmail.com(919) 264-0220.

Brightleaf Alert

The Brightleaf Alert is the monthly newsletter for Unit 191.  For information, or to contribute to the newsletter, please contact Barbara Martin, bmartin1@mebtel.net.

May Brightleaf Alert

Click Here for Alert Archive

Unit 191 Mentoring Program

For information on the Mentoring program, click on "Mentoring Program" on the left side menu bar.  For more information, please contact Nancy Crow, nkcrow@icloud.com or Phylliss Woody, pwoody@unc.edu.  The Mentoring Committee is planning to begin the next round of mentoring in the fall.  Stay tuned for more information this summer.

All Mentors and Mentees are requested to fill out the Mentoring Program Evaluation Form (Click Here).  Please email it to Nancy Crow.