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April showers bring May flowers while bridge players stare at their computer screens.

Ann Kuperberg Congratulations to Paul Rizza on reaching the Silver Life Master level and to Sue Bush for becoming a Bronze Life Master while playing bridge online. Bridge Base Online tries to encourage players to compete in special events every month, including some where you can earn Gold points. The cost is minimal and the…

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Jasmine in bloom, an entry to spring

Ann Kuperberg Spring is in the air, which means our weather is warming up. If we’re playing bridge online, the change will not affect us, except bring more heat into our homes and the view of flowering shrubs from our windows. One of the fun aspects of playing online is meeting people from all over…

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Royal hearts wish the bridge players good luck.

Ann Kuperberg Congratulations to Ed Helpert on reaching the Gold Life Member status and to Midge Miller on becoming a Bronze Life Member, both while playing bridge online. We can’t hug them, but the good wishes are there. It’s nice to see our SaddleBrooke bridge players succeeding in the confines of their homes. Many of…

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Ann Kuperberg Christmas is coming and many of us will not be sharing the holiday with family and friends. Next year will be better, with a vaccine available, and a safer time to travel. However, we don’t have to mope with good duplicate bridge games online every hour of the day. If we can’t sleep, we can…

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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…