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Club Appreciation Day

Thursday, October 13

More points ( ½ red, ½ black), same table fee





October 2016 Newsletter




Unit 498

 Intermediate/Newcomer Sectional


October 29 – 30, 2016

At the Bayshore Bridge Center

1300 Bayshore, Suite 168

Burlingame, CA 94010

(650) 344-4919







GAME RULES 1. Any PRO can partner with any AM regardless of masterpoint holdings.

2. It is recommended that PROs with highest masterpoint partner with AMs holding lowest masterpoints.

3. Stratification will be based on the average of the partnership holdings.





Unit 2016 Updated Event Calendar

Games and Sectionals



Welcome New Members

Xun Li, Ruth Owen and Sally Patten

New Advancements/Achievements

Junior Master – Dominik Dudzik and Jeffrey Stallings


Club Master – Marianne Guttas, Jacquelyn Levy, Madhukar Mehta and Julia Michael-Charnes


Sectional Master – Patricia Murray


Regional Master – Joan Sullivan, Janelle Van Rensselaer and Virginia Zapitz


NABC Master– Chin Huang


Life Master–Bill Ihrie


Bronze Life Master–Carol Knowles


Silver Life Master – Brian Reis, Carole Ringoen and Ruth Tuckman


Ruby Life Master – Hugh Huff, Claude Hughes, Donald Stone, Marcus Ballinger, Loretta Baines, Nancy Chapman, Terry Darwin, Don Doolittle, Beryl Geller, Cheryl Haines,

David Hoffman, Norman Kalman, John Lawton, Miwako Litwin,

Gigi Marki, George Parker, Art Quey, Marc Renson, Dimitri Sgolombis,

Robert Sparks, Victor Szteinbaum, Edie Wong and Aster Wu


Sapphire Life Master  – Fred Chasalow, Edward Frymoyer,

Pat Galligan, Sal Ignoffo and Daniel Raider


Gold Life Master – Aster Wu






OPEN GAMES Monday through Friday @ Noon


Bayshore Bridge Center, 1300 Old Bayshore, Suite 168, Burlingame

(650) 344-4919

No Lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Light Lunch on Thursday and Friday


Thursday Evening Barometer Game @7:00 p.m.
Will Watson, Director




Bayshore Bridge Center, 1300 Old Bayshore, Suite 168, Burlingame

Tuesday Mornings, 9 a.m. – Noon

Lesson on bidding and conventions by Raad Bunni
Followed by 16 pre-dealt hands to match lesson
Hand records with analyses($10 - Students up to 299 points)


Friday Mornings, 9 a.m. – Noon

Lesson on defense and play of the hand by Raad Bunni
Followed by 16 pre-dealt hands to match lesson
Hand records with analyses($10 - Students up to 299 points)






OPEN and 299ers GAMES on Wednesday and Thursdays


Peninsula Duplicate Bridge Club

Holiday Inn Express, 1650 El Camino Real, Belmont




9:00 a.m.   299er Game

12:30 p.m.  Open Game

6:30 p.m.  Open Game




          9:00 a.m. EasyBridge! lessons

12:30 p.m.   Open Game

6:30 p.m.  Open Game


Short Lesson for Novices and Intermediates 12:00 - 12:20 Wednesdays





Chinese American Bridge Club
(an ACBL sanctioned invitational club)


The club will hold one Saturday morning game per month at the Bayshore Bridge Club. The game will be scheduled on a Saturday morning starting at 10 a.m.

Non-members who would like to attend a game and check out the club should either try to arrange for an invitation with a club member or contact the designated club officials below to secure an invitation before attending the game.

Robert Ng (650) 743-4996
Marion Robertson (415) 566-1603

Please refer to the Unitizer for the date of the game for the upcoming month.

 New Partnership Desk at ACBL


From MyACBL, players can post requests and search for partners by club location or tournament. Profiles already contain the member's rank and masterpoints with options to add a profile picture, preferred systems and more.


You can learn more about the Partnership Desk and then see for yourself.



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Unit 498 By-Laws (as amended 2015)  

ABCs for Beginners by Eileen Battat  


ABC's of Scoring by Don Doolittle

Addendum to ABC's of Scoring