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Wednesday Speed Ball Pairs

Starting this Wednesday, January 17, I will be changing my Wednesday Pairs to the speed-ball format with less boards played in slightly less time.  The goal is to be done by 11:30 am and free up everyone’s whole afternoon.  Coffee and cookies will be free on Wednesday’s and boards will still be pre-duplicated with handrecords available.

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REACH event in February

Island Bridge Club is polling the bridge community re: interest in earning gold points at club games for all games held between February 5-9.  There is a one time $30 USD fee to enter the event and you must play in at least 2 sessions to be eligible for gold point awards.  These awards are in addition to those earned at the club game and registration is per individual although your partner must be an ACBL member for you to…

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This coming Monday January 8

I have an announcement for those planning on attending this coming Monday’s game at Island Bridge Club.  There is a scheduled power outage to the building that coincides with game time.  The work is starting at 8:30 am and is set to end at 3 pm although it may not take the whole time.  There will be lights available in the washrooms and limited lighting in the main hall.  If you have any camping lights, feel free to bring them. …

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Looking for a Used Tablet

Island Bridge Club is looking for the donation of a used tablet to be used as a bot that can eliminate half tables in the future.  I am hoping to implement this practice on Wednesday mornings soon.  You can rest assured that all data will be wiped from the tablet and will be greatly appreciated by the patrons of Island Bridge Club.

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NAOP Qualifier Coming Up

On Thursday June 8 at 12:15 pm Island Bridge Club will be running a North American Open Pair qualifier.  This grassroots event allows players to compete in Olympia on October 21 and 22 for the chance to receive funding to travel to the Spring 2018 Nationals in Philadelphia to compete on behalf of District 19.  More details can be found in the event flyer which can be found by clicking here.  This will also be a very special day for…

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