The 2017 Surf's Up Sectional was a terrific success. Thanks to all the volunteers who worked so hard to put on the event and to those who donated food items and money.
Dor and Vicki did a superb job in organizing and running the Sectional!
Results are posted to the SCBC website, in addition to ACBL Live.
The Thursday Afternoon game is restarting October 19. Limited to pairs averaging less than 750 MPs, it begins at 10AM with a 45-minute lesson taught by Ken Llacera. The game consist of 24 boards or less. The lesson and game is $10. You are welcome to just come for the game for $8. If you can only make the lesson, it is $5. There will be a short lunch break but you must bring your own lunch. The session will wrap up at approximately 2:15P.
Bridge Camp continues the 1st Thursday of the month.
Please contact Ken with any question about the game or to request a partner: (831) 426-4949; via email to Thursday Game.
16. When you voluntarily choose to play with someone, it is not "fair" to get upset when partner does not play any better than usual.
Here's a couple of tips to make our game better and more pleasant for everyone:
|Click Sun AM (10/22) for results.|
|Click Sat Aft (10/21) for results.|
|Click Sat AM (10/21) for results.|
|Alan Chase - Carol Avenmarg||61.70||1st OA||2.63|
|Irma Andrews - Peter Andrews||57.54||2nd OA||1.97|
|Ginger Stone - Jan Winham||53.70||3rd OA||1.48|
|Daniel Marchegiani - Gloria Reiss||46.30||1st SC||0.58|
|John Benich - Michael Burtch||61.50||1st OA||1.23|
|Thomas Burke - Xavier Prochaska||58.92||2nd OA||0.92|
|Farol Henderson - Marti Jones||58.75||3rd OA||0.69|
|Robin Lasser - Sydney Reuben||56.83||2nd OB||0.69|
|Angie Millslagle - John Walker||53.42||3rd OB||0.52|
|Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke||70.24||1st OA||0.99|
|Angie Millslagle - John Walker||69.64||2nd OA||0.74|
|Linda Downing - Robin Lasser||61.90||3rd OA||0.56|
|Laura McCabe - Shellie Roy||56.55||2nd OB||0.56|
|Carol Cowen - Gina Brown||51.19||5th OA||0.31|
|Jule Hilton - Leslie Davidson||48.21||1/2nd OC||0.54|
|Jane Barr - Peter Barr||48.21||1/2nd OC||0.54|
|David Hemrick - Patti Bostard||44.64||2nd SB||0.18|
|Donald Seldeen - Robin Evenden||60.71||1st A||0.70|
|Kenneth Llacera - Phillip Rodriguez||60.42||1st A||0.70|
|Dorothy Malutta - Phyllis Cramblet||60.12||2nd A||0.49|
|James Slinger - Peter Gelfand||57.44||2nd A||0.49|
|George Beard - Ginger Stone||55.65||3rd A||0.35|
|Carol Maggipinto - Malcolm Sprott||54.17||3rd A||0.35|
|Janet Tainty - Pamela Benz||50.00||2nd B||0.22|
|Carol Avenmarg - Lani Ray||49.40||2nd B||0.22|
|Deb Dotters - Vern Dotters||61.26||1st A||0.40|
|Josh Karter - Rick Zinman||59.38||1st A||0.40|
|Robert Johnson - Sydney Reuben||56.13||2nd A||0.28|
|Lloyd Shipman Jr - Michael Modest||51.13||2nd A||0.28|
|Kenneth Llacera - Mick Friedberg||59.03||1/2nd OA||3.12|
|Lani Ray - Virginia Calhoun||59.03||1/2nd OA||3.12|
|Bonnie Simon - Marilyn Diola||58.80||3rd OA||2.00|
|Heather MacGregor - James Slinger||58.33||4th OA||1.50|
|Carol Maggipinto - Neil Joseph Smyth||55.79||5th OA||1.13|
|Janet Tainty - Linda Hanson||52.55||2nd OB||1.46|
|Jonni Faircrest - Salvatore Turano Jr||52.31||3rd OB||1.10|
|Kenneth Martin - Richard Wasserstrom||50.93||4th SA||0.62|
|John Hullman - Pamela Benz||50.23||4th OB||0.82|
|Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill||50.00||2nd SB||0.64|
|Chris Tainty - David Harken||68.15||1st OA||1.59|
|Diane Gunter - Suzanne Haley||63.15||2nd OA||1.19|
|Deb Dotters - Vern Dotters||62.33||1st OB||1.35|
|Darby Kremers - Linda Downing||59.88||2nd OB||1.01|
|Andrew Calciano - Marilyn Calciano||59.60||3rd OB||0.76|
|Charlotte Sherman - Laura McCabe||57.40||4th OB||0.57|
|Eric Stolzberg - Mark Riley||56.82||5th OB||0.43|
|Judy Osborn - Robert Johnson||52.69||3rd SB||0.34|
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) 206-7948|
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