Trying to teach or give advice during a game is not effective and might even be seen as a violation of ACBL rules (see Law 74.A.2, Etiquette of Word and Action: A player should carefully avoid any remark or action that might cause annoyance or embarrassment to another player or might interfere with the enjoyment of the game.)
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:
One of our newer players adds these points:
|Jacci Sterling - Tad Sterling||56.25||1/3rd OA||0.69|
|Joy Gift - Sharol Sevilla||56.25||1/3rd OA||0.69|
|John Walker - Laura McCabe||56.25||1st OB||0.75|
|Carol Cowen - Gina Brown||51.04||2nd OB||0.56|
|Betsy Allen - Carolyn Watanabe||48.96||3rd OB||0.42|
|Marilyn Payne - Pete Thomas||47.92||2nd SC||0.14|
|Donald Seldeen - Robin Evenden||60.65||1st A||1.00|
|Ken Gamble - Mick Friedberg||59.26||2nd A||0.70|
|Kristin Smith - Phyllis Cramblet||53.24||3rd A||0.50|
|Rick Zinman - Steven Smith||51.39||4th A||0.35|
|Josh Karter - Rick Zinman||61.42||1st A||0.96|
|Kristin Smith - Margaret Suddards||58.25||2nd A||0.67|
|John Wesolowski - Thomas Burke||56.17||3rd A||0.48|
|Alicia Keen - Robin McDuff||53.25||4th A||0.34|
|John Benich - Marti Jones||52.92||5th A||0.19|
|Kenneth Johnson - Vincent McLoughlin||63.69||1st A||0.70|
|Jonni Faircrest - Lani Ray||58.33||2nd A||0.49|
|Rick Zinman - Steven Smith||58.33||1st A||0.70|
|Kenneth Martin - Richard Wasserstrom||58.04||2nd A||0.49|
|John Hullman - Pamela Benz||54.76||3rd A||0.35|
|Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill||50.30||3rd A||0.35|
|Alicia Keen - Kristin Smith||48.51||2nd C||0.28|
|Fred Velez - John Benich||44.05||1st C||0.16|
|Darby Kremers - Linda Downing||61.50||1st A||0.66|
|Angie Millslagle - Patricia McNeal||59.08||2nd A||0.46|
|John Wesolowski - Judy Osborn||58.06||3rd A||0.33|
|Michael Kerner - Steven Smith||57.81||4th A||0.23|
|Andrew Calciano - Marilyn Calciano||54.08||4th B||0.19|
|Ken Gamble - Nancy Wainer||64.58||1st A||1.10|
|Ann Ottenberg - Stanna Balassi||57.81||2/3rd A||0.66|
|Carol Avenmarg - Dorothy Malutta||57.81||2/3rd A||0.66|
|Joanne Wicker - Kenneth Johnson||54.69||4th A||0.39|
|Jan Winham - Joanne Nelson||52.32||1st A||0.64|
|Leslie Davidson - Margaret Suddards||51.94||2nd A||0.45|
|Alicia Keen - John Oppenheimer||50.97||3rd A||0.32|
|Gary Oing - John Benich||64.29||1st A||0.70|
|Carol Avenmarg - Kenneth Martin||61.61||1st A||0.70|
|Annemarie Moller - John Hullman||56.85||2nd A||0.49|
|Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg||56.55||3rd A||0.35|
|Phyllis Cramblet - Sherry Gilbreath||54.17||2/3rd A||0.42|
|Richard Wasserstrom - Rick Zinman||54.17||2/3rd A||0.42|
|Pat Emmons - Thomas Motter||54.17||1/2nd A||0.13|
|Lou Browning - Sheri Norbosh||54.17||1/2nd A||0.13|
|Lori Lee Biagi - Valerie Tudor||45.83||1st A||0.15|
|Carol Avenmarg - Kristin Smith||59.26||1st A||1.50|
|Josh Karter - Rick Zinman||56.94||2nd A||1.12|
|John Oppenheimer - Steven Smith||53.70||3rd A||0.80|
|Alan Chase - Robin McDuff||52.31||4th A||0.56|
|Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke||60.71||1st A||0.64|
|Kathy O'Neil Traback - Russell Farkouh||54.76||2nd A||0.45|
|Annemarie Moller - Joanne Bruno||53.57||3rd A||0.32|
|Paula Cole - Suzanne Haley||48.21||2nd B||0.28|
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 Club||O w n e r / D i r e c t o r||P h o n e|
|Bid 'em Up||Nancy Wainer||(831) 465-1234|
|Monarch||Mark Hasey||(831) 427-2112|
|Bridge4Fun||Jan Winham||(831) 291-0479|
|Santa Cruz||Unit 550 Board of Directors||(831) 465-1102|
|Bridge Because||Robin Evenden||(831) 462-5367|
|Finesse||Mary Pulliam||(831) 295-2051|
|Scratch||Jonni Faircrest||(831) 531-8375|
|Santa Cruz Duplicate||Ken 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 firstname.lastname@example.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