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2450 17th Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Cruz,CA 95062
831-465-1102
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FREE SC Bridge Education Foundation Game

The Santa Cruz Bridge Education Foundation (SCBEF) is hosting a FREE! game on Saturday, January 26th at 10:30AM. Bagel and lox lunch with salad and dessert is included. Even if you don't play, you are welcome to join us for lunch to learn about the SCBEF projects and make a tax free donation to our terrific organization.

There will be a separate 299er section if there are five tables.

If you need a partner, email us and we will try to arrange one for you.

Beginning Bridge Adds Evening Session

Beginning Bridge with Nancy Wainer start Wednesday, January 16 from 10A to Noon and continue on Wednesday mornings for 10 weeks. An evening session with Bette Harken starts a week later on Wednesday, January 23, from 6P to 8P for 10 weeks. First class of either session is FREE! Tell your friends about this terrific opportunity to play the game you love.

Continuing classes are $10 per session. This class is appropriate for brand brand new beginners or those who learned to play long ago and want to update their skills. Class space is limited; reservation requested for first class. Contact Nancy Wainer email for additional information.

Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Aft (01/23) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Elena Laborde Bishop - John Hadley 58.93 1st A 1.00
James Slinger - Ken Llacera 57.28 1st A 1.00
Bruce Dau - Kenneth Martin 56.71 2nd A 0.70
Mark Hasey - Steven Smith 55.86 2nd A 0.70
Ann Ottenberg - Joanne Bruno 55.58 3rd A 0.50
Marilyn Diola - Sherry Gilbreath 53.97 3rd A 0.50
Mick Friedberg - Susan Slinger 53.10 4th A 0.35
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 52.93 4th A 0.35
Claire Swetland - D Webb 51.50 2nd B 0.39
Jeff Belden - Richard Hill 50.83 3rd B 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue Eve (01/22) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Josh Karter - Rick Zinman 59.88 1st A 0.40
Karen Schamberg - Peggy Dilfer 54.13 1st A 0.40
John Wesolowski - Thomas Burke 53.88 2nd A 0.28
Carol Cowen - Gloria Reiss 50.52 1st B 0.32
Diane Gunter - Marjorie Albright 48.63 2nd B 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (01/22) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Kenneth Johnson - Vincent McLoughlin 64.58 1st A 0.90
Irma Andrews - John Hullman 55.29 1st A 0.90
Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill 54.23 2nd A 0.63
Pamela Benz - Peter Andrews 53.57 2/3rd A 0.54
John Oppenheimer - Roxana Perkins 53.57 2/3rd A 0.54
Diana Schilling - Gary Oing 52.98 4th A 0.32
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 52.91 3rd A 0.45
Lester Loops - Robert Johnson 51.59 1st C 0.32
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 51.59 4/5th A 0.25
Lloyd Shipman Jr - Michael Modest 47.03 2nd C 0.22
Joanne Bruno - Phyllis Cramblet 46.30 2nd C 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Eve (01/21) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Shellie Roy - Steven Nelson 57.01 1st A 0.56
John Walker - Nancy Ficarrotta 56.09 1st A 0.56
Leslie Davidson - Margaret Suddards 55.69 2nd A 0.39
Eric Stolzberg - Mark Riley 55.00 2nd A 0.39
John Wesolowski - Judy Osborn 53.71 3rd A 0.28
Angie Millslagle - Suzie Bogaard 47.88 3rd A 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Aft (01/21) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Bruce Dau - Jim Martin 72.36 1st A 1.10
Christopher Pisarra - James Slinger 71.73 2nd A 0.77
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 57.56 1st A 1.10
Donald Seldeen - Ken Llacera 56.13 2nd A 0.77
Ann Ottenberg - Stanna Balassi 54.20 3rd A 0.55
Ginger Stone - Marilyn Diola 53.97 1st B 0.56
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Alan Chase - Steven Smith 53.49 2nd B 0.39
James Craig - Winston Stone 50.25 3rd A 0.55
Neil Joseph Smyth - Richard Wasserstrom 49.19 4th A 0.39
Bharat Kamdar - Hemant Vaidya 48.62 2nd B 0.34
Jacci Sterling - Shirley Llacera 47.94 3rd B 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sun Aft (01/20) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Steven Smith 60.01 1st A 0.40
Gloria Reiss - Ken Gamble 54.43 1st A 0.40
Jan Winham - Joanne Nelson 53.76 1st B 0.32
Henrietta Cooper - Ruth Grant 52.86 1st B 0.32
Kristin Smith - Mark Maggipinto 49.48 2nd B 0.22
Alicia Keen - Lester Loops 49.25 1st C 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sat Aft (01/19) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Lani Ray - Steve Hubbell 58.85 1st OA 2.33
Ken Gamble - Nancy Wainer 52.78 2nd OA 1.75
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 51.56 3rd OA 1.31
James Slinger - Susan Slinger 51.39 4th OA 0.98
Alan Chase - Carol Avenmarg 49.48 1st OB 1.23
Diana Schilling - Joanne Bruno 48.96 2/3rd OB 0.81
Mark Maggipinto - Salvatore Turano Jr 48.96 2/3rd OB 0.81
Masterpoint Winners
Click Fri AM (01/18) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom 61.51 1st A 1.00
Richard Hill - Robin Evenden 60.92 2nd A 0.70
Susan Benich - Susan Slinger 59.95 3rd A 0.50
Liesel Sabloff - Marilyn Diola 57.58 1st A 1.00
James Slinger - Mark Wainer 57.13 2nd A 0.70
Jonni Faircrest - Salvatore Turano Jr 54.99 3rd A 0.50
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 53.79 4th A 0.35
Phyllis Cramblet - Sherry Gilbreath 50.33 2nd B 0.39
Gina Brown - Nancy Wainer 50.17 3rd B 0.28
Bonnie Simon - Jacci Sterling 44.77 1st C 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu Eve (01/17) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Avenmarg - Jan Winham 64.00 1st A 0.60
Alan Chase - Howard Feldstein 54.00 2nd A 0.42
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu AM (01/17) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Farol Henderson - John Wesolowski 61.61 1st A 0.56
Bette Harken - Judith Murdock 58.93 1st A 0.56
Judith Ford - Laura McCabe 55.95 2nd A 0.39
Bonnie Simon - Janet Loops 55.65 2nd A 0.39
Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke 52.38 3rd A 0.28
Barbara Black - Jacci Sterling 51.79 1st B 0.32
Angie Millslagle - Jule Hilton 51.49 2nd B 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Eve (01/16) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Cowen - Gina Brown 60.17 1st A 0.56
Kenneth Girouard - Lou Browning 57.70 2nd A 0.39
Alicia Keen - Betsy Allen 53.69 3rd A 0.28
Jared Jacobs - Patricia Moesinger 49.70 2nd B 0.21

Unit 550 Mission: As the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) of Santa Cruz County, Unit 550, we promote the game of bridge, support the bridge clubs at the Santa Cruz Bridge Center (SCBC), and provide a pleasant, fun environment for learning and playing bridge.

Game Calendar & Schedules: At the SCBC, 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. Clicking Schedule lists the regular schedule. Clicking Calendar displays the games and classes this month with changes from the regular schedule.

Game Results: Click Results on this page or on the in the Calendar.

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: Interested in learning or improving your bridge? Check out current classes at Learn Bridge Classes

Masterpoints & Game Winners: Significant bridge accomplishments by our members are found under Accolades; including a listing of all Unit 550 Life Masters.

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

We look forward to seeing you at the tables!

Your Unit 550 Board of Directors