Tag: Bridge

Saturday AM 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. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

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Steve Maltzman and Donna DePesa are frequent winners in the weekly games.

Ann Kuperberg John Wolf, a regular Duplicate Bridge player and long-time Tucson resident who passed away, will be remembered by the SaddleBrooke Bridge community with a commemorative brick on the patio outside the Activity Center. He was jokingly called “Mr. No-Trump.” Weekly duplicate games at DesertView are held on Tuesday and Friday afternoon and everyone…

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Ann Hinge, our bridge director

Ann Kuperberg We were saddened by the passing of John Wolf, a regular Duplicate Bridge player. He was always willing to play with anyone who asked and will be remembered as “Mr. One No-Trump” bidder. The January Sectional held in Tucson yielded many SaddleBrooke winners with Mike Levy finishing with many master points. In Open…

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The new MountainView Bridge Club Board: JoAnn Aiken, president; Steve Sahl, vice-president; Peter Godfrey, treasurer; Betty Edwards, secretary; Trudy Weber-Penta, social director; Ann Kuperberg (not pictured), publicity

Ann Kuperberg The MountainView Bridge Club members voted the following people into office for 2017: JoAnn Aiken, president; Steve Sahl, vice-president; Peter Godfrey, treasurer; Betty Edwards, secretary; Tom Baker, at-large; Jean Reitan, partnership; Trudy Weber-Penta, social director; Ann Kuperberg, publicity. Members attended the Holiday Party on December 13 at the Roadrunner Grill and had a…

Bridge for fun – you’re invited

Ruth Birkhead Some 20 years ago residents of SaddleBrooke met to form a group to play Party Bridge. Every Friday afternoon the group met on the dance floor of SaddleBrooke Clubhouse. The game moved to the Activity Center when its renovations were complete. That game is still running today. We invite anyone who is looking…

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. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

Calling all bridge players

Connie Kacer Our Thursday Night Bridge Pairs Club has resumed play. We are a social group of rubber bridge players who enjoy the game of bridge in the lovely setting of the HOA 1 Activity Center. Our club meets from October through mid-May and our game starts at 6:30 p.m. Players sign up on the…

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Stephanie Parks Hi all. Unfortunately Terry Coe cannot help me with this column for the foreseeable future, and I have run out of steam, so this will be my last column for the club. I appreciate all the kind words I’ve heard from you from time to time; thank you. In September we had nine…

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Stephanie Parks Summer is ending and it’s time to welcome autumn with its falling leaves, crisp mornings and returning players. Terry and Jim Coe are still away, I think. Jim hurt himself again in a nasty fall from his bicycle. Recover soon, Jim! I did not find anyone to feature this month, so we return…

Small Slams Bridge Club makes a grand slam with its first teaching event

Donna DePesa is an American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Sapphire Life Master.

Joyce Honorof and Barbara Starrett On Thursday, August 4, 2016, Donna DePesa, an American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Sapphire Life Master, taught a class on Doubles to the Small Slams Bridge Club. Over 40 people enthusiastically attended the program. The lecture on Doubles was directed at improving the bidding component of the Bridge game. Specifically,…