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The Extended Precison Club System

Montreal Relay

      I've played bridge over half my life...
   The lesser half I wasted.--roy
   Chinese Chop for Roy

Roy Wilson -- Contact:            
       unit559webmaster@gmail.com
626 340-9575








Unit President:   
Jan Wickersham
626 487-4014
wickershamjanet@gmail.com
Unit Game Director:   
Marie Nimmrich
626 448-3304
mareeelizabeth@aol.com
Unit Game & BBO Director:  
Mojo - Morris Jones
818 695-6114
mojo@whiteoaks.com
Friendship Chairman:   
Marie Nimmrich
626 448-3304
mareeelizabeth@aol.com
Arcadia Bridge Center:
Diane Gulbrandsen
626 445-3797
626 357-1590 - home
Unit 559 Webmaster:
Roy Wilson
626 340-9575
unit559webmaster@gmail.com

Our unit game is Sunday at 12:30 - The location is the Arcadia Bridge Center.  Be sure to call for reservations, or if you need a partner!






  Arcadia Bridge Center  TimeGame
 Monday     12:00 Noon       Open Game
 Tuesday     11:00 AM       Open Game
 Wednesday       Closed       - - - - - -
 Thursday       7:15 PM       Open Game
 Friday     11:00 AM       Open Game
 Saturday     10:30 AM       Rookie Game  
 Saturday       1:00 PM       Open Game
 Sunday       Closed       - - - - - -
 Unit Game    12:30 PM      August 14
 Unit Game    12:30 PM      August 28
  Pat Abbey Club   TimeGame
 Thursday      12:00 Noon     Open Game

B U L L E T I N   B O A R D
Information for Unit 559 Members


   

   

   




You will learn more bridge from losing to good players than you will from winning against poor players.

Unit Game
Tomorrow, Sunday, is our first of two unit games this month.  As always, it will be at the Arcadia Bridge Center and you will need a reservation.
        Call Miriam Harrington:   626 232-0558



Garbage?
What the heck is Garbage Stayman?
Well, I'm glad you asked!  Even if you decide not to use this agreement, you really should know what it is, simply because others may use it against you.
    Your partner opens 1NT and you have a hand like either of these two:   (Often referred to as ... Garbage.)
    Do you pass?



Pasadena-San Gabriel Unit 559
Our unit is one of nine in District 23 and we are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League.   We have an elected board of 12 members that meets monthly and is responsible for unit games and the annual John Waken sectional.

The next unit game is Sunday, August 14 at 12:30.  The location is the Arcadia Bridge Center.

    Game time is 12:30 and you do not need a mask, but proof of vaccination is required.
    Be sure to call Miriam Harrington for a reservation:     626 232-0558





How to Find Our Club on the BBO Website
When you log on, you are at the Home screen.  Click on Competitive and then click on All Tournaments.   There's a Search Box at the top, on the right... Simply type in a few letters or numbers that will help identify what you are looking for:   23 is sufficient for District 23, and 556 is enough for Unit 556.  You can use Pasa or 559 for our virtual club.



BBO Virtual Club  --   Our unit members can play in a virtual club game set up by Mojo and Paula...

   



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Transferred In
Donna Hardy   Altadena  
Advanced in Rank - 1   New Rank   
Liza Billington  Sectional Master  
Nancy Nakanishi  Bronze Life Master  



Unit 559 Membership Report
Ranks are updated quarterly after the 7th of the month
Other information is updated monthly
The link on the left will take you
to the ACBL website where you
will find the official requirements
for each rank.
Unit 559 Active Members
Click the rank below for a list
Master Points    
0-5
No color points needed
5-20
No color points needed
20-50
No color points needed
50+
5+ silver points
100+
15+ silver points and 5+ gold points
200+
25+ silver and 20+ red/gold/platinum
(5 must be gold or platinum)
300+
50+ silver and 50+ red/gold/platinum
(25 must be gold or platinum)
500+
75+ silver and 100+ red/gold/platinum
(50 must be gold or platinum)
750+
Life Master with at least 750 points
1000+
Life Master with at least 1000 points
(200+ must be silver/red/gold/platinum)
1500+
Life Master with at least 1500 points
(300+ must be silver/red/gold/platinum)
2500+
Life Master with at least 2500 points
(500+ must be silver/red/gold/platinum)
3500+
Life Master with at least 3500 points
700+ silver/red/gold/platinum
(350+ must be gold or platinum)
5000+
Life Master with at least 5000 points
1000+ silver/red/gold/platinum
(500+ must be gold or platinum)
7500+
Life Master with at least 7500 points
1500+ silver/red/gold/platinum
(750+ must be gold or platinum)
10,000+
Life Master with at least 10,000 points
2000+ silver/red/gold/platinum
(1000+ must be gold or platinum)
10,000+
Life Master with at least 10,000 points
2000+ silver/red/gold/platinum
(1000+ must be gold or platinum)
Must have a victory in an eligble event
August Total Membership  369
























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