|Ann Ottenberg - James Slinger||63.69||1st A||0.80|
|Elena Laborde Bishop - John Hadley||57.74||2nd A||0.56|
|Kristin Smith - Steven Smith||52.98||3rd A||0.40|
|Jan Winham - Margaret Suddards||59.17||1st OA||1.90|
|Jonni Faircrest - Salvatore Turano Jr||52.78||2nd OA||1.43|
|John Walker - Shellie Roy||49.07||1st SC||0.24|
|Carol Maggipinto - Thomas Burke||59.18||1st A||0.70|
|Ken Llacera - Sydney Reuben||58.02||2nd A||0.49|
|Ken Gamble - Lester Loops||56.50||1st A||0.70|
|John Wesolowski - Robin Evenden||55.80||3rd A||0.35|
|Jonni Faircrest - Salvatore Turano Jr||54.51||2nd A||0.49|
|Michael Burk - Pamela Benz||53.72||1st B||0.24|
|Kristin Smith - Steven Smith||51.04||1st B||0.40|
|Alicia Keen - Robert Johnson||49.38||2nd B||0.28|
|Farol Henderson - John Walker||38.64||1st C||0.16|
|Janet Loops - Lester Loops||61.25||1st A||0.30|
|Carolyn Watanabe - Renee Flint||60.63||1/2nd A||0.26|
|Jule Hilton - Mary Dean||60.63||1/2nd A||0.26|
|Richard Pearce - Susan Pearce||58.13||1st B||0.24|
|Betsy Allen - Shellie Roy||45.63||2nd B||0.17|
|Katherine Beiers - Mary Martin||43.75||1st C||0.08|
|James Slinger - Ken Llacera||65.83||1st A||1.30|
|Mick Friedberg - Robin Evenden||64.17||2nd A||0.91|
|Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble||62.08||3rd A||0.65|
|Ginger Stone - Joanne Brown||56.25||1st B||0.56|
|Charles Pender - Richard Wasserstrom||54.58||5th A||0.26|
|Claire Swetland - D Webb||52.50||2nd B||0.39|
|Mark Hasey - Steven Smith||48.33||3rd B||0.28|
|Bonnie Simon - Joanne Bruno||40.00||1st C||0.24|
|Josh Karter - Rick Zinman||69.58||1st A||0.96|
|John Wesolowski - Thomas Burke||66.92||1st B||0.72|
|Steven Smith - Sydney Reuben||55.33||2nd B||0.50|
|Barbara Black - Margaret Suddards||52.08||3rd B||0.36|
|Jacci Sterling - Shirley Llacera||51.92||4th B||0.25|
|Carol Cowen - Steven Nelson||50.00||2nd C||0.20|
|John Hullman - Jonni Faircrest||63.99||1st A||0.70|
|Heather MacGregor - James Slinger||57.44||1st A||0.70|
|Kenneth Johnson - Vincent McLoughlin||55.95||2nd A||0.49|
|John Oppenheimer - Pamela Benz||53.87||2nd A||0.49|
|Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg||52.68||3rd A||0.35|
|Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble||52.08||3rd A||0.35|
|Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill||49.70||1st B||0.32|
|Diana Schilling - Susan Benich||47.02||2nd B||0.22|
|Bonnie Simon - Marilyn Diola||46.73||1st C||0.16|
|Carol Avenmarg - Dorothy Malutta||46.43||2nd C||0.22|
|John Wesolowski - Judy Osborn||61.90||1st A||0.56|
|John Walker - Nancy Ficarrotta||57.45||2nd A||0.39|
|Lester Loops - Steven Nelson||57.02||1st A||0.56|
|Joy Gift - Sharol Sevilla||53.90||3rd A||0.28|
|Angie Millslagle - Laura McCabe||52.85||2nd A||0.39|
|Carol Clouse - Carroll Mayer||51.25||1st C||0.18|
|Chris Tainty - David Harken||48.02||3rd A||0.28|
|Cynthia Copple - Janet Loops||47.68||1st C||0.12|
|Diana Schilling - Susan Benich||60.42||1st A||0.90|
|Janet Tainty - Neil Joseph Smyth||58.33||1st A||0.90|
|Rick Zinman - Steven Smith||55.32||2nd A||0.63|
|Donald Seldeen - Ken Gamble||54.86||2nd A||0.63|
|Jeff Belden - Richard Hill||52.78||3rd A||0.45|
|John Benich - Michael Burtch||52.55||3rd A||0.45|
|Elena Laborde Bishop - Robin McDuff||52.08||4th A||0.32|
|Liesel Sabloff - Shirley Llacera||50.69||4th A||0.32|
|Annemarie Moller - Joanne Bruno||48.38||1st C||0.24|
|Jerry Kibbey - John Wesolowski||64.38||1st A||0.48|
|Harold Wasserstrom - Richard Wasserstrom||62.50||2nd A||0.34|
|John Oppenheimer - Steven Smith||56.71||1st A||0.48|
|Laura McCabe - Leslie Davidson||53.90||2nd A||0.34|
|Karen Schamberg - William Dykstra||51.05||2nd B||0.22|
|Jeff Belden - Neil Joseph Smyth||62.04||1st A||1.00|
|Annemarie Moller - Phyllis Cramblet||57.87||2nd A||0.70|
|Ken Llacera - Shirley Llacera||55.56||3rd A||0.50|
|Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom||53.24||4th A||0.35|
|John Benich - Marti Jones||49.54||2nd B||0.34|
|Kristin Smith - Steven Smith||46.30||2nd C||0.22|
The Surfs Up Sectional is this weekend, September 14-15 at the Mid-County Senior Center in Capitola. Here's a map.
There's a two-session Open Pairs on Saturday, play either session or both. For 299er players, there's a separate section with morning and afternoon sessions. Sunday is stratified swiss teams. The sectional is a great opportunity to win your silver points.
Additional information is on this website, click the Surfs Up icon in the left menu bar.
The Dolores Abrams Memorial Game is Saturday, November 16 with lunch, cake & "bubblies" provided by the Unit. There are two sections: Open and 299er. The maximum number of tables is 20. Please sign-up for priority seating.
Note: This game was originally scheduled for September 21.
The game starts at 10A. There will be a short break for lunch, to celebrate "Dee" and remembering the SCBC members who passed away during the year. Please email with questions, partner request or to sign-up.
A new, secure application, "Average" is now available to SCBC members who have created their account on the website. Here's some questions Average answers:
Any many more. Just click "Average" in the authorized app box and follow the directions. If you have questions, email Ken L; he'll answer them as quickly as possible.
Please consider joining the Board or a committee. You do not need to be an expert player or a long-time member of Unit 550. Your ideas and enthusiasm are all that is required.
The Board deals with all aspects of running our Santa Cruz Bridge Center to create an overall bridge experience for our members that is entertaining and educational while maintaining a friendly, competitive environment. We work with Club Owners to operate and manage the SCBC facility.
Contact Ken Llacera or any member of the Board or reply to this email to put your name in for election to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors or to learn more. The deadline for accepting nominations for the official ballot is Monday, October 14th; write-in candidates are also accepted. The election results will be announced during the Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14th.
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 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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at the tables!
Your Unit 550 Board of Directors