Most games during this week are STaC games so you can earn lots of silver points. The table fee is $10 for STaC games. Check the SCBC calendar for details.
There is a Unit STaC game on Saturday at 10:30A. There is no requirement to sign-up in advance. Note, there must be 5 or more tables to run a STaC game.
Please contact Ken to request a partner: (831) 426-4949; via email to Partner Request.
Robin Evenden will be teaching Beginning Bridge starting in mid-September on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm. If you have friends who want to learn the world's greatest game, please have them contact Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org, call her at (831) 462-5367 or see Robin at the SCBC.
The 2017 Surf's Up Sectional is coming up in October. Mark your calendars with the dates --- October 21 and 22. Silver Points awarded for all events, which makes it a terrific opportunity to win these elusive points. The sectional returns to a terrific site, The Kirby School, in Harvey West Park near the Santa Cruz Costco. The sectional flyer may be accessed on our website by clicking here.
Between sessions on Saturday, Jim Slinger, Diamond Life Master, will provide a free lecture. If you need a partner, contact Lani Ray (831) 425-3544. Sandwiches will be available for purchase both days.
This sectional is dedicated to our friend Bill McIntosh, a long-time Club Owner in the Santa Cruz Bridge Center. If you would like to make a donation in Bill's name, please contact any Board member. Donations are tax-deductible; please make checks out to the Santa Cruz Bridge Education Foundation (SCBEF).
14. Perhaps unfashionable, it really is OK to be pleasant to a partner with whom you also happen to live with.
Here's a couple of tips to make our game better and more pleasant for everyone:
|Harold Rodgers - Howard Feldstein||66.67||1st A||1.08|
|Josh Karter - Rick Zinman||56.42||2nd A||0.76|
|Lloyd Shipman Jr - Michael Modest||54.92||3rd A||0.54|
|Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke||54.25||1st B||0.59|
|Bette Harken - Ginger Stone||51.17||5th A||0.22|
|Maria Levy - Martha Ashelman||47.08||2nd B||0.41|
|Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg||69.05||1st A||1.69|
|John Hullman - Pamela Benz||61.61||1st A||1.69|
|Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble||54.17||2nd A||1.18|
|Ann Ottenberg - Richard Wasserstrom||53.87||2nd A||1.18|
|Bonnie Simon - Joanne Brown||52.68||1st B||0.98|
|Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill||51.79||3rd A||0.85|
|Helene Hayes - Victoria Bell||51.79||2nd B||0.69|
|Carol Avenmarg - Dorothy Malutta||47.02||1st C||0.64|
|Joann Perkins - Marilyn Payne||61.51||1st OA||1.05|
|Francine Raphael - Sigrid Lohnberg||57.14||2nd OA||0.79|
|Chris Tainty - David Harken||55.95||3rd OA||0.59|
|Ane Gade - Teri Handzel||53.17||4/5th OA||0.39|
|Mickey Ording - Molly Ording||53.17||3rd OB||0.50|
|Michael Burk - Thomas Burke||50.79||4/5th OB||0.33|
|Carol Cowen - John Wesolowski||50.79||4/5th OB||0.33|
|Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble||64.07||1st A||1.88|
|Donald Seldeen - Kenneth Llacera||63.01||2nd A||1.32|
|Charles Pender - Richard Hill||61.24||1st A||1.88|
|Jonni Faircrest - Malcolm Sprott||59.13||2nd A||1.32|
|Gina Brown - Pamela Benz||57.76||3rd A||0.94|
|Jeff Belden - Lani Ray||56.58||4th A||0.66|
|Peggy Dilfer - Susan Benich||52.36||1st B||1.10|
|Claire Swetland - D Webb||52.03||2nd B||0.77|
|Barbara Black - Judith Franich||51.34||1st C||0.64|
|Bruce Dau - Jim Martin||49.06||3rd B||0.55|
|Cheryl Devlin - Mark Hasey||59.50||1st A||0.64|
|Farol Henderson - Marti Jones||57.33||1st B||0.56|
|Diane Wagener - Gail Matthews||56.50||1st A||0.64|
|John Oppenheimer - Michael Modest||53.00||2nd A||0.45|
|Joanne Nelson - Ruth Grant||52.92||2nd B||0.39|
|Cheryl Keay - Henrietta Cooper||52.83||3rd B||0.28|
|Joanne Turnquist - Karen Schamberg||52.25||2nd C||0.22|
|Harold Wasserstrom - Pamela Benz||51.92||3rd A||0.32|
|Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg||67.86||1st A||0.80|
|Jonni Faircrest - Ken Gamble||66.07||1st A||0.80|
|Liesel Sabloff - Sherry Gilbreath||55.65||2nd A||0.56|
|Ann Ottenberg - Jeff Belden||54.76||2nd A||0.56|
|Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom||53.87||3rd A||0.40|
|Diana Schilling - John Hadley||53.57||2nd B||0.34|
|Ginger Stone - Jack Simon||53.27||1st B||0.48|
|Annemarie Moller - John Hullman||51.49||2nd B||0.34|
|Gary Oing - John Benich||49.40||1st C||0.24|
|Alicia Keen - Robin McDuff||56.00||1.22 Red, 1.22 Blk|
|Barbara Shepardson - Joanne Nelson||54.00||0.92 Red, 0.91 Blk|
|A Jeanne Allen - Judy Osborn||62.31||1st A||0.40|
|Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke||60.08||1st A||0.40|
|John Wesolowski - Michael Burk||57.53||2nd A||0.28|
|John Walker - Julia Snow||54.97||1st B||0.25|
|Marilyn Payne - Pete Thomas||48.66||2nd B||0.18|
|Darby Kremers - Linda Downing||47.32||2nd A||0.28|
|Robin Lasser - Yvette Benson||45.15||3rd A||0.20|
|Melinda Kovats - Patricia McNeal||44.64||2nd B||0.14|
|Heather MacGregor - James Slinger||66.20||1st A||1.00|
|Carol Maggipinto - Malcolm Sprott||53.24||2nd A||0.70|
|Jonni Faircrest - Mick Friedberg||51.85||3rd A||0.50|
|Ann Ottenberg - Stanna Balassi||50.00||4th A||0.35|
|Barry Samuel - Kenneth Martin||49.54||1/2nd B||0.41|
|Annemarie Moller - Sherry Gilbreath||49.54||1/2nd B||0.41|
|John Benich - Kenneth Martin||60.84||1st A||0.80|
|Harold Wasserstrom - Steven Smith||57.20||2nd A||0.56|
|Alicia Keen - Robert Johnson||55.13||3rd A||0.40|
|Bette Harken - David Harken||52.64||4th A||0.28|
|Dennis Claussen - Jeanne Dawson||50.95||2nd C||0.25|
|Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg||63.39||1st A||0.80|
|Joanne Wicker - Vincent McLoughlin||60.12||1st A||0.80|
|Barry Samuel - Malcolm Sprott||59.23||2nd A||0.56|
|Carol Maggipinto - Neil Joseph Smyth||55.36||2nd A||0.56|
|Fred Velez - John Benich||55.36||3rd A||0.40|
|Gina Brown - Pamela Benz||54.46||3rd A||0.40|
|John Hullman - Salvatore Turano Jr||51.19||2nd C||0.22|
|Diana Schilling - Gary Oing||49.70||2nd B||0.28|
|Annemarie Moller - Phyllis Cramblet||46.43||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 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|
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 email@example.com.
Note: Please observe our non-smoking, fragrance-free environment.
We look forward to seeing you at the tables!
Your Unit 550 Board of Directors