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>>>You can make reservations for all games here: Reservations


This week all games will be at their normal locations
This week is STAC week(6/10-6/16)
All silver points Entry $12


Game Site Locations  Rules of Etiquette  Laws of Duplicate Bridge

ACBL Zero Tolerance

New rules which changed in 2017 dealing among other things with Claims and revokes


If you want to play and
need a partner please let me know
or need other information contact me
At mlavine@gcsii.com or 301 503 3348

>>Normal Live Game Schedule:
Monday and Tuesday at St Marks 10:30
Monday evening at the Promenade at 7:00pm
Thursday at St James at 10:30
Friday at St Marks at 10:30
Saturday Afternoon at St James at 1pm
Now offering a limited game 0-1250

All live Rockville Games are
Charity or STAC games extra points extra $1 ($11 entry)
THIS WEEK ALL THE GAMES ARE CHARITY GAMES $11
except when there is a local
NVBA ACBL tournament


Leisure World has open live games
Tuesday evening at 6:30pm and
Friday afternoon at 1pm

All other live games are temporarily suspended
Until Covid cases return to pre-omicron levels.<<

 

 

 






St. James Episcopal Church
11815 Seven Locks Rd.
Potomac, MD
 

Promenade
5225 Pooks Hill Rd
Bethesda, MD
(Party Room)

 

St Marks Presbyterian Church
10701 Old Georgetown Rd N. Bethersda, MD




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All games are
Live
Monday Morning
Monday Night
Tuesday Morning
Thursday Morning
Saturday Afternoon



Mon AM 10:30 at St Marks 10:30
Mon Eve Live Promenade 7:00PM
Tues AM Live game at St Mark 10:30
Tue Evening at 6:30 at Leisure World(live)
Thu Live game at St James 10:30
Fri morning at St Marks 10:30
Fri afternoon at Leisure World (Live) at 1pm
Sat Live
at St. James 1:00




 



Upcoming Special Events
(Stac Week 12/11 thru 12/17)

Upcoming Scheduled Venue Changes
(
Tuesday 12/5 St James, Monday 1/15 St Mames)

Upcoming Scheduled Closings
(Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)



PLEASE DO NOT SNAP YOUR CARDS!!!
ALSO NO POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS!!
Sixteen Basic Rules of Etiquette
Bridge etiquette discussion by Ron Kral
President of the Northern Virginia Bridge Association
and Local bridge teacher in Northern Virginia
ronkral@gmail.com or (703) 508 4657(c), (703) 478 0077(h)

Some suggestions for beginners:
Structure and guide for conventions
Bridge Base Online Instructions

All games are always an extra point game(Only $11)
Game will be worth probably 2mp
Avg mp holding each week is normally below 500mp
If you would like to play Monday evening
and need a partner please let me know

If you want to get on(or off) the mailing list please let me know

All games(except STACS,and Sectionals, and a few special events)
will use hands from The Common Game
All results will still be displayed on this website as before.
In addition, you can go to the common game site and see a written discussion of many hands.
You may also get a text message with a link when the results are posted.

Please use mark.j.lavine@gmail.com

We now have an extended recap on the results page for all games
which shows the hand records followed by all of the contracts and results for each pair.


If you need a partner or are available as a guaranteed partner
call me (301) 503 3348

All hands pre-duplicated. Hand records for every game!

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Club Locations

Thursdays and Saturdays

St James Episcopal Church
11815 Seven Locks Road
Potomac, MD
  Map

Monday Evening
The Promenade
5225 Pooks Hill Rd
North Bethesda, MD
  Map
Monday and Tuesday morning,
St Marks Episcopal
Church
10701 Old Georgetown Rd
Rockville, MD
Saturday  at  1:00PM
at St. James
Club Manager
Mark Lavine
Phone: 301-503-3348
Bridge Classes
Mark Lavine
Leslie Shafer
Ron Kral
Frank Shull (301) 365 7735
 
Playing Lessons
Bill Pettis (301) 448 5147
or (301) 681 4029
Eugene Kales (703) 920 5943
Leo LaSota (240) 353 7486
Hank Meyer (301) 474 6677
 

Need a partner, call 301 503 3348 or email me(mark.j.lavine@gmail.com)

Do Not Park in the 9 reserved spaces in front of the church office.

If you can't find a parking place in the front, park in the rear of the building. (drive around to the right). There is an entrance to the right of the Church school entrance. There is a flight of stairs to the playing area.

Google Map and Directions

Printed Directions distributed at the game

 

Overheard at the club, when one player was complaining to a friend about the verbal abuse from their partner. The friend responded "You must like it, you keep doing it"

"You should play bridge for fun. The instant you find yourself playing the game for any other reason, you should pack it up and go on to something else."
Charles H. Goren, 1901 - 1991

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. - Albert Einstein

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word bridge is the English pronunciation of the game called "biritch". ... The oldest known reference to the rules of the game dates from 1886 and calls it "Biritch, or Russian Whist".

Funny Story about Bridge

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