Tag: Bridge

Mountainview Bridge Club

Ann Kuperberg Thanksgiving is fast approaching and most of us won’t be able to share a festive meal with family, but we’ll be thankful to have good health. Of course, we can still play bridge online, in virtual club games or play at other venues. The October issue of Bridge Bulletin included problems people are having…

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Ann Kuperberg With the presidential election just weeks away, some of us have already mailed in our ballots, but the drama continues, possibly until the end of the year. We can play bridge online to escape from the constant news. The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) offered extra points in special games at the end…

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The beautiful Catalina Mountains have a golden glow near sunset.

Ann Kuperberg Labor Day has come & gone and the presidential election is constantly in the news. We avid bridge players may take a break from the game to watch some TV or read a book, but we’re back on the computer ready for another challenge. With Tucson clubs offering daily games through BridgeBaseOnline (BBO),…

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Can an opera capture the drama of couples playing bridge? Is the wife really “the dummy?”

Ann Kuperberg The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) had special Silver Point games through BridgeBaseOnline at the end of July and beginning of August. Those points may have appealed to players aiming to become Life Masters. For those past that level, the competition might have attracted others. Tucson clubs continue to have virtual competitive games…

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Ann Kuperberg The Bighorn fire has brought devastation to the Catalina Mountains and smoke-filled air as well as fear of evacuation for SaddleBrooke residents. Along with the coronavirus, we’ve had much to be concerned with. Yet, we go to doctor appointments, hair salons, and clubhouse for dinner or visit the malls, wearing our face masks…

Bridge Results

MountainView Bridge Club Ann Kuperberg Although the month of March brought many cancellations due to the coronavirus, it started with a high-energy regional tournament that gathered bridge players from all around the country in Tucson. Our bridge club added another Life Master to the list, making that a total of three members who have achieved that level within the first three…

NW Tucson Bridge Club

Peter Godrey “I wouldn’t mind being in jail if I had three cellmates who were decent players and who were willing to keep the game going 24 hours a day.” —Warren Buffett, describing his love of the game of bridge. Bridge is the world’s most popular card game, enjoyed every day by millions of people.…

MountainView Bridge Club News

Bridge players celebrated Valentine’s with brightly-colored clothes. Sharon Wyles, Midge Miller, Marian Rogge, Vicki Hanson, and new member Barb Kiser cheered up the room.

Ann Kuperberg February had many celebrations. On Valentine’s Day, some players wore red to brighten the day. Joyce Hagin became a Life Master before she went on a three-month cruise. At the Non-Life Member Sectional in Tucson, Donna Sachrison and her team placed first in A & B at the Sunday Swiss team. Joyce Honorof, Mary…

Bridge Results

Saturday morning bridge clinic Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their bridge. No partner is necessary, and there’s no time commitment. Feel free to come late and leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday…

Bridge Results

Sue Bush Congratulations to first place winners during the month of April: Al Spaet, Vicki Hanson, Dick Quigg, Ann Kuperberg, Marian Rogge, Don and Linda Mamula, Carl Kallina, John and Arlene Mayfield, Trudie Penta, Bob Brussel, Sarah Baumann, Cam Mette, Adair Karlin, Joan Merrill, Steve Malzman and Paul Shalita. Don’t forget to find a partner…