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The Social Corner...

Check out our own Sandy Baker, whose beautiful gardens are highlighted on the front page of the Home & Garden section of Wednesday, September 15's edition of The Daily Sun.

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As we all continue to try to stay in touch with our bridge friends during this COVID time, if you see or know of something of interest to the membership, and it is verifiable information, please contact the webmaster for inclusion in this "social" area of our website. 

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club.  Our club is located in The Villages (Florida's Friendliest Hometown) which is in central Florida.  Our ACBL sanction number is #217489.  We are in District 9, Unit 128.

This is an invitational club so guest passes must be obtained for a guest to play.  All regular game fees are $3 per person for a resident and $5 per person for a guest.   We are a non-smoking club and adhere to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy.

Our web site has a lot of information and you should scroll down the home page first to find out what you want and then click on the special menu buttons to obtain additional information on a specific subject.

Last updated : Jun 28, 2021 13:03 EDT
Rank Changes for September 2021
Congratulations to those who have achieved a new ACBL ranking as of September 2021.  To read the article, click here.
Last updated : Sep 17, 2021 07:01 EDT
Schedule for week starting Monday September 20th

Changes to Schedule

  1. ALL GAMES THIS WEEK HAVE DOUBLE SILVER POINTS 😀😀
  2. Thursday Morning game at 10:00 has been changed from an Open to <750
  3. Thursday Morning game at 10:15 has been changed from an <100 to <200
  4. Saturday Morning game at 10:15 has been changed from an <100 to <200
  5. There is a combined Mentor Game this Friday
  6.  Monday - < 500 will start at 10:15 and < 100 will start at 10:05
    DAY TIME RANGE # of Bds & Time Director
    MONDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    MONDAY 10:05:AM <100 15 bds @ 7 min Janet
    MONDAY 10:15 AM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    MONDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Ann
    MONDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
             
    TUESDAY 10:00 AM <750 18 bds @ 7 min Caroline
    TUESDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Janet
    TUESDAY 1:30 PM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    TUESDAY 6:15PM <200 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
    TUESDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min John Q
             
    WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Caroline
    WEDNESDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Ann
    WEDNESDAY 1:30PM < 500 18 bds @ 7 min Ann
    WEDNESDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Bob
             
    THURSDAY 10:00 AM <750 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    THURSDAY 10:15 AM <200 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    THURSDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Janet
    THURSDAY 6:15PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Bob
    THURSDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Bob
             
    FRIDAY 10:00 AM Mentor 1 & II 18bds @ 7 min Janet
    FRIDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Janet
    FRIDAY 1:30 PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    FRIDAY 6:15PM <200 18 bds @ 7 min Bob
    FRIDAY 6:30PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Bob
             
    SATURDAY 10:00 AM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    SATURDAY 10:15 AM <200 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    SATURDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7min Janet
    SATURDAY 6:15PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Caroline
             
    SUNDAY 10:00 AM 2500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    SUNDAY 1:15 PM OPEN 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
    SUNDAY 1:30 PM <500 18 bds @ 7 min Janet
Last updated : Sep 19, 2021 14:14 EDT
Directors Contacts

Rick Gauthier ( Head Director) 413-531-3020 exretiree@gmail.com
Janet Matthews (BBO) 352-283-4914 janetmatthewsusa@gmail.com
Jim Dick 352-643-1595 jdick1118@gmail.com
Caroline Davies 352-633-8505 carolineddavies@yahoo.com
Pat Holmes 248-931-4003 patandmikeholmes@yahoo.com
John Quinn 802-989-0157 jtqvt@comcast.net
Marilyn Schmidt 413-329-3779 marilynjeanschmidt@gmail.com
Sandy Booke 352-702-1358 sbooke3369@gmail.com
Terry Oleske 917-806-7607 terryoleske305@gmail.com
Ann Smallen 315-527-1294 asmallen@hamilton.edu
Bob Matthews 352-283-4913 bobmatthewsusa@gmail.com
Last updated : Sep 17, 2021 15:28 EDT
Instructions on How to Play and Improve playing on BBO
The following links will help orient you to the BBO games.  Just click on the appropriate link below:
 
The 1st one will help you on learning how to use Bridge Base - Click Here
 
This video shows you how to add BBO $'s to your account -Click Here
 
This video shows you how to bid and play -Click Here
 
Next How to Alert your bids Click Here
 
This is a link to a very useful video on how to set up your Convention Card Click Here
 
Give it a try.
Last updated : Mar 12, 2021 13:11 EST
Alert Message

Thank you to all who took the time to attend the annual meeting.  The final and approved by-laws for the club may be accessed within the BOD menu at left or by clicking here.

To access the BOD's agenda for the upcoming meeting, Tuesday, September 21, click here.

ALERT!  Face-to-face games and classes are cancelled indefinitely.  Details here

 

 

 

 

Last updated : Sep 17, 2021 06:59 EDT
Results
#92326 VILLAGES < 2500 MP'S
#92397 1:15 (Janet) OPEN
#92401 1:30 (Janet) <500
#86768 10:00 (Janet)- OPEN
#86779 10:15 (Janet) < 199 MP'S
#86875 VILLAGES OPEN
#86944 Ann 6:15 pm < 500 mp's
#80741 VILLAGES - Mentor II
#80980 6:15 Bob < 200 mp's
#80984 6:30 Bob OPEN
#80881 1:15 (Janet) OPEN
#80893 1:30 (Janet) <500
#74626 10:00 am < 750 MP'S
#74637 10:15 am < 199 MP'S
#74762 1:15 pm (Janet) OPEN
#74854 6:30pm Bob OPEN
#74847 6:15pm Bob < 500 mp's
#68494 10:00 (Caroline) <2500
#68619 Ann 1:15pm OPEN
#68633 Ann 1:30pm <500