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2450 17th Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Cruz,CA 95062
831-465-1102
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SCBC Annual Recognition Game

Saturday, April 21 at 10A, the SCBC and Unit 550 members honor the 2017 Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKenney winners. This is an extra point game. If you need a partner email us at Recognition Game.

There will be a separate section for 299ers if there are a minimum of 10 pairs; so tell your friends! This is always a terrific game; the Unit will be providing sandwiches and salad.

Making Our Game Better

Please, if you are sick or just feeling ill, please stay home so you don't pass it on.

Here's a couple of tips to make our game better and more pleasant for everyone:

  • Arrive at least 10 minutes before game time
  • Check your cell phone before the game starts and turn it off or on silence
  • Make your lead before recording the contract
  • Delay any discussion of the previous hand until you have a break or after the game

One of our newer players adds these points:

  • Call the Director, rather then trying to resolve a problem
  • Allow the Director to assess the siuation and explain the ruling
  • Bid and play in tempo so as not to give unauthorized information
  • Enter the score in Bridgemate instead of "chatting" about the hand with partner or opponents
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sat Aft (04/21) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom 63.13 1st OA 3.21
Bruce Dau - Kenneth Martin 59.32 2nd OA 2.41
Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg 58.41 3rd OA 1.81
Jonni Faircrest - Ken Gamble 57.95 2nd OB 1.43
Hal Rogers - Howard Feldstein 57.29 2nd SA 1.12
Leszek Rabiega - Peter Gelfand 57.27 6th OA 0.76
Irma Andrews - Peter Andrews 55.42 3rd SA 0.80
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Nancy Wainer - Shirley Llacera 53.18 5th OB 0.60
Alan Chase - Carol Avenmarg 53.13 4th SA 0.56
Liesel Sabloff - Sherry Gilbreath 50.63 5th SA 0.32
Diana Schilling - Susan Benich 48.18 4th SB 0.33
Judy Osborn - Robert Johnson 47.92 1st OC 0.95
Kristin Smith - Steven Smith 47.73 2nd OC 0.71
Masterpoint Winners
Click Fri AM (04/20) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Richard Hill - Robin Evenden 63.66 1st A 0.90
Mark Wainer - Nancy Wainer 63.19 1st A 0.90
Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom 59.95 2nd A 0.63
Ann Ottenberg - April Johnston 55.56 2nd A 0.63
Bruce Dau - Kenneth Martin 52.31 1st B 0.48
Diana Schilling - John Hadley 51.16 1st B 0.56
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg 50.23 4th A 0.32
Elena Laborde Bishop - Robin McDuff 50.00 2nd B 0.39
Janet Tainty - Susan Mazzei 49.07 3rd B 0.28
Fred Velez - Mary Peterson 48.84 2nd B 0.34
Carol Avenmarg - Kristin Smith 47.69 1st C 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu Eve (04/19) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Irma Andrews - Peter Andrews 64.81 1st A 1.00
Josh Karter - Rick Zinman 63.43 2nd A 0.70
John Oppenheimer - Steven Smith 60.65 3rd A 0.50
Jan Winham - Mick Friedberg 58.33 4th A 0.35
Joanne Brown - Kristin Smith 54.17 3rd B 0.28
Andrew Calciano - Marilyn Calciano 42.13 2nd C 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu AM (04/19) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Annemarie Moller - Joanne Bruno 70.89 1st A 0.56
Betty Wilkinson - John Walker 57.67 1st A 0.56
Paula Cole - Suzanne Haley 56.35 2nd A 0.39
Hemant Vaidya - Robert Johnson 56.10 1st B 0.48
Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke 55.10 2nd B 0.34
John Benich - Michael Burtch 54.11 3rd A 0.28
Carol Cowen - Gina Brown 48.11 2nd C 0.17
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Eve (04/18) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Kristin Smith - Michael Kerner 65.56 1st A 0.36
Mary Dean - Peggy Williams 52.44 1st A 0.36
Lesley Waltner - Steven Nelson 52.36 2nd A 0.25
John Wesolowski - Michael Burk 52.00 2nd A 0.25
Marilyn Payne - Pete Thomas 48.11 1st B 0.18
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Aft (04/18) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Phyllis Wasserstrom - Richard Wasserstrom 63.10 1st A 0.70
Claire Swetland - D Webb 61.31 1st A 0.70
Ken Gamble - Mick Friedberg 54.46 2nd A 0.49
Kenneth Llacera - Sydney Reuben 54.46 2nd A 0.49
John Benich - Michael Burtch 54.17 3rd A 0.35
Janet Tainty - Pamela Benz 53.57 3rd A 0.35
Elena Laborde Bishop - John Hadley 45.83 1st C 0.24
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Click Tue Eve (04/17) for results.
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (04/17) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Neil Joseph Smyth 64.88 1st A 0.80
Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg 58.33 2nd A 0.56
Kenneth Johnson - Vincent McLoughlin 58.33 1st A 0.80
Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill 57.74 2nd A 0.56
Kenneth Martin - Richard Wasserstrom 55.65 1st B 0.48
John Oppenheimer - Mary Peterson 53.27 3rd A 0.40
Diana Schilling - Gary Oing 52.08 2nd B 0.34
Elena Laborde Bishop - Thomas Burke 49.11 2nd C 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Eve (04/16) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Cowen - Michael Burk 66.60 1st A 0.42
John Wesolowski - Judy Osborn 64.56 1st A 0.42
Mickey Ording - Molly Ording 54.76 2nd A 0.29
Ane Gade - Teri Handzel 53.77 2nd A 0.29
Angie Millslagle - Melinda Kovats 53.51 3rd A 0.21
John Walker - Laura McCabe 48.14 3rd A 0.21
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Aft (04/16) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Joanne Wicker - Kenneth Johnson 58.93 1st A 0.80
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 55.65 1st A 0.80
Mick Friedberg - Sydney Reuben 55.06 2nd A 0.56
Jeff Belden - Lani Ray 55.06 2nd A 0.56
Diana Schilling - Joanne Bruno 54.76 3rd A 0.40
Bruce Dau - Jim Martin 52.38 3rd A 0.40
Rachael Spencer - Robin Evenden 50.60 2nd B 0.28
Jacci Sterling - Shirley Llacera 43.15 1st C 0.16
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sun Aft (04/15) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Farol Henderson - Marti Jones 64.50 1st A 0.40
John Walker - Judith Murdock 60.00 1st A 0.40
Joanne Nelson - Ruth Grant 55.00 2nd A 0.28
Jan Winham - Jay Noble 50.00 2nd A 0.28
Peter Vokos - Terry Vokos 49.00 1st C 0.24

Mission: We are the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) of Santa Cruz County, Unit 550. Our mission is to promote the game of bridge, support the six bridge clubs operating within Unit 550 at the SCBC, provide a pleasant environment, and operate effective facilities for playing duplicate bridge in Santa Cruz.

Schedules: The Club Schedule lists the regular club game schedule. The Unit Game Schedule is available from the left menu. Clicking on Calendar displays all the games this month with changes from the regular schedule. There are daily and evening games; some are open to players of all levels while others are reserved for newcomers, novice and/or intermediate players. Contact any of the Bridge Club Owners listed below or call the SCBC with questions or partner requests.

Game Results: Click on Results or on the (includes hand records) or (results only) in the Calendar. If the results don't appear, you probably have pop-up blocker turned on.

Bridge ClubO w n e r / D i r e c t o rP h o n e
Bid 'em UpNancy Wainer(831) 465-1234
MonarchMark Hasey(831) 427-2112
Bridge4FunJan Winham(831) 291-0479
Santa CruzUnit 550 Board of Directors(831) 465-1102
Bridge BecauseRobin Evenden(831) 462-5367
FinesseMary Pulliam(831) 295-2051
ScratchJonni Faircrest(831) 531-8375
Santa Cruz DuplicateKen Llacera(831) 426-4949

Classes: If you are interested in learning bridge or improving, a consolidated list of classes is viewed by clicking on "Learn Bridge" and selecting "Lessons". Classes details are found via the links.

Questions: You can find most information about Unit 550, the Board and members on this website. For example, a display of Unit 550 Life Masters is found under Accolades. You can print out pages which have a printer icon by clicking on the icon and using the browser's File ► Print menu.

If you have any questions about games or lessons please call us at (831) 465-1102 or send us an email at info@santacruzbridge.org.

Note: Please observe our non-smoking, fragrance-free environment.

We look forward to seeing you at the tables!

Your Unit 550 Board of Directors