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The club is closed until further notice. Meanwhile, please join the “Support Your Club” online games daily at 10:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. EDT.

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Sol Hartman Paintings
Sol Hartman Paintings

Many thanks to Sol Hartman for hanging several of his paintings at the club!

For information, please see Sol’s web site.

The photo above shows Richard Burns sitting next to Sol’s “Richard.”

Welcome to Westwood Duplicate Bridge Club
First Virtual Westwood Club Game April, 10:00

Yesterday the ACBL officially announced “Virtual Club Games.” Please join us for Westwood’s first VCG, Wednesday morning, April 8, from 10:00 to 12:06.

VCGs are played on Bridge Base Online. If you haven’t registered on BBO, go to bridgebase.com, click Login / Register, and click Become a member (free!). Be sure to enter your ACBL number.

Registration for VCGs opens two hours before game time. On the Home page, click Competitive then ACBL Virtual Clubs. Find the Westwood game (the Search box might help) and click its title. You’ll need 5 “BB$” each, which you can obtain by clicking BB$ in the upper-right corner.

Anyone who played at Westwood in 2019 or 2020 is eligible for our VCGs. If you have trouble registering, contact me by text or voice (781-929-7673), by email <thill75@wesleyan.edu>, or by BBO message to VACB119172.

Play is quite intuitive, but if you’re new to BBO you might benefit from these tutorials and a little Solitaire or Casual play to learn the ropes.

Hope to “see” you for our inaugural VCG. Yes, we’ll schedule lots more as soon as we get our feet wet. Check back here.

Stay well.

Last updated : Apr 7, 2020 20:16 EDT

Mark Aquino’s “Shark’s Pointers” pregame talks are back, live and online, starting this Friday, March 27, at 9:00 a.m. Mark’s talk will last about half an hour, so we’ll be done in plenty of time for the 10:00 Support-Your-Club game.

To attend, click here: https://zoom.us/j/7819297673. If you haven’t used Zoom before, you may be prompted to download and install an app.

Last updated : Mar 25, 2020 15:37 EDT

Now you can play with any other ACBL member in specially created games on Bridge Base Online and earn black masterpoints®. When you play in one of these games, 80% of your table fees will be given back to your club. This way, you can help to support your club while also having the opportunity to win black masterpoints.

There are three games every day. Game times are 10:00 a.m., 5:10 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. EDT.

Please click here for more information and instructions.

All revenue our club receives from these games will be given to our cook, Christine, and our regular directors, Andrew, Marty, Norm, and Sally.

Thank you.

Last updated : Apr 7, 2020 20:17 EDT
Club Closed

Our club is closed starting Friday morning, March 13, until further notice. 😢

I’m sure you understand that this was a difficult decision that I made after much research and consultation. I look forward to seeing everyone back at the club as soon as possible.


March 15 update: Many of you have kindly told me that I did the right thing. Thank you for understanding!

I know some think I overreacted. Ultimately three thoughts persuaded me:

  • Until we have adequate testing, we have no idea how much the virus is spreading in our area.
  • I’d feel miserable if anyone became seriously ill after being infected at our club.
  • We all should do our share to protect public health.

We are eager to welcome everybody back just as soon as reasonable! Alas I don’t know whether that will be next week or next month or later.


March 15 evening update: I guess we’re now closed at least through April 5 by order of Gov. Baker.


March 16 update: The ACBL suggests canceling or postponing all tournaments and club games through May 11. I hope we’ll be able to open sooner than that, but I fear it may be later than that. No way to know. In any case, we don’t need much advance notice. We’ll reopen as soon as reasonable.

Tim

Last updated : Mar 18, 2020 22:18 EDT
Welcome to Westwood Bridge
Welcome to Westwood Bridge

Welcome to the Westwood Bridge Club, where it’s our mission to provide you with a friendly and fun place to play duplicate bridge.

For our complete schedule and directions to the club, please click Information.

Our telephone number is 781-329-2476.

We strongly support the ACBL-sanctioned "Zero Tolerance" policy. Proper behavior is expected at all times.

We use random pre-dealt hands using thecommongame.com.

 

Last updated : Sep 1, 2017 22:04 EDT

Congratulations to Westwood players who advanced in masterpoint rank in February.

Last updated : Mar 11, 2020 15:35 EDT

Click for overall results of Eastern Massachusetts Bridge Association Sectional Tournaments at Clubs (STaCs):
2020 Winter
2019 Summer, Winter
2018 Summer, Winter
2017 Summer, Winter

Click here for overall results of the 2019 World Wide Bridge Contest.

Click here for overall results of ACBL-wide and Interclub Championship games.

Click here for overall results of Eastern Massachusetts Bridge Association Unit-wide games.

All of our pair games are part of The Common Game. Compare your results with other clubs throughout North America, read expert analysis, and “Kibitz the Pros.”

Common Game Home Page | Westwood Results | Afternoon Leaderboard (our daytime games, including those starting at 10:30, all participate in the afternoon Common Game) | Evening Leaderboard

Results
Unit Championship Pairs
10:30
Director: Tim Hill
Wednesday Evening Pairs
Director: Tony Keats
Wednesday Morning Pairs
Director: Marty Cohen
Unit Championship Pairs
10:30
Director: Tim Hill
Unit Championship Pairs
12:00
Director: Tim Hill
Club Championship Pairs
19:15
Director: Tim Hill
Sunday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Peter Matthews
Saturday Charity Pairs
Director: Andrew Hanes
Friday Unit Pairs
Director: Andrew Hanes
Unit Charity Pairs
Director: Tim Hill
Calendar
Tue Apr 7, 2020
Charity Pairs
10:30
Director: Nathalie Tabor
Wed Apr 8, 2020
Virtual Club Game on BBO
10:00
Director: Tim Hill
Wed Apr 8, 2020
Charity Pairs
10:30
Director: Marty Cohen
Wed Apr 8, 2020
Charity Pairs
19:15
Director: Norm Guivens
Thu Apr 9, 2020
Charity Pairs
10:30
Director: Peter Matthews
Thu Apr 9, 2020
Postmortem
13:45
Thu Apr 9, 2020
Supervised Play
14:30-16:30
Teacher: Marty Cohen
Fri Apr 10, 2020
Sharks Pointers pre-game talk
9:45
Teacher: Mark Aquino
Fri Apr 10, 2020
Charity Pairs
10:30
Director: Andrew Hanes
Sat Apr 11, 2020
Charity Pairs
12:00
Director: Andrew Hanes