NEWEST LIFE MASTER! Big congrats to Joel Lipset who made L.M. this weekend with regular partner Joann Krey. Joel and Joann will celebrate together on a Thursday evening in April or May when Joann gets back from Florida. Nice to see Joel go over with Joann before she leaves on Tuesday.
NEW THURSDAY EVE. CLUB CHAMPS! Miyoko Boswell & Irene Poonarian (Pictured Right) Won our 5 table championship edging out runners up Linda & Charlie Ras.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR! Congrats to Mary Callanan (See Photo's) who's 77.77 2014 total edged out runner up Herb Cohen by less than two points. Mary received a commemorative plaque and a date with Steve at a future Allendale sectional.
VU-BRIDGE QUIZ! Try Monday and Tuesday's pre-lesson Quiz New Minor Forcing
SUNDAY SWISS Winners! Ron & Anabelle Nelken (Mom & Son) & Julie Zinzi & Kathleen McGrail took top honors in our 12 Table, January 4 Dinner/Swiss. Thanks to all who came out to support our Monthly Swiss event.
THURSDAY CLUB CHAMPS! Ed Wiley & Gale Mirro (See Photo's) Won our Seventeen table championship, edging out Tufi Petro & Nancy Koeller by 4% Nicely done.
NEWEST LIFE MASTER PARTY! Mary Beck (See Photo's) Cutting the Life Master Chocolate cake on Thursday Decemer 11 at The Bridge Table. Thanks to all who came out to pay tribute.
BIG GAME! Miyoko Boswell & Irene Poonarian scored 72.5% on Thursday Dec. 11 to win our free play prize pool and top our 9 table ICCG field. They also were first Overall in the 65 table ICCG championship! Nice going!
MONDAY CLUB CHAMPS! Mary Beck & Lori Sundstrom (See Photo's) scored over 60% to Top all in our 16 Table championship on Nov. 17. Well done for our newest life master & Lori.
LIFE MASTER PARTY! Mary Beck (See Photo's) went over the Top in Danbury. Mary played with Pat Linnemeyer & Brian Kruse & Michael Otte on Tuesday October 21st. Join us Thursday December 11 at 7:15 to pay tribute
PRO-AM Winners! Congrats to Julie Zinzi and Herb Kaplan (See Photo's) winners of Friday's 28 Table championship on Friday September 12. Special thanks to all the "Pro's" who stepped up to play and help us introduce competitive duplicate to newer players. You all set great examples of both decorum and play. I received many thank you's from our novices.
NEW TUESDAY CLUB CHAMPS! Allan Bauer & Marjatta Zalkin (See Photo's) Left little doubt with a 71.25% game eclipising runner's up Rich Tafro & Mel Meskin by over 14% in our Tuesday May 13 championship. Thanks to all who came out to compete
WEDNESDAY MORNING CLUB CHAMPS! Shirley Waller & Pearl Caine (See Photo's) were tops in our 11 pair field on Wednesday May 7. Nice game girls!
NEW LIFE MASTERS! Joann Klaus & RIch Nathan (See Photo's) went "Over the top" in White Plains at the Grand National Teams on Saturday April 12. Look for a Thursday evening Life Master celebration in the near future.
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Allan Bauer is our December Player of the Month
Allan's 10.49 total beat out regular partner Majatta Zalkin by over 4 points. Allan will enjoy a free week of bridge at The Bridge Table. Vi Ouzoonian is our Decemberr 0-20 player of the month. Vi's 1.55 points beat out Millie Koester by .03 point. Vi will receive engraved plaque to commemorate her achievement.
Steve's Super Mini Lessons for the week of Jan. 27
Wednesday at 2:00 pm & Thursday at 7:00 pm (from Pat Harrington's ):"Bid what you want if it won't mislead partner"
Monday at 1:00 PM & Tuesday at 9:30 am, (Barbara Seagram's "25 Conventions) "New Minor Forcing"
Wednesday at 10:00 am (Temple Beth Or, Wash. Twp.) "Weak Jump Shifts"
Thursday Afternoon at 12:15 pm & Friday at 9:30 am (Pat Harrington's "Discussing Defense") "Time to Switch from partner's suit"
Upcoming Special Events
10 is Enough Dinner Swiss Teams
Sunday February 15 at 4:00 PM. Imp mini lesson at 3:45 pm. Play 2 matches, break 45 minutes for Dinner, 2 matches after dinner, finish by 8:45 PM $21.00 per person. (Reservations Required). Call us for partners or team mates. 201-818-0141
Charity Game:(80 % Sectionally rated Black points) Thursday
- Thursday Feb. 12 at 1:00 pm
- Tuesday Feb. 24 at 9:30 am (0-750/NLM)
- Monday Feb. 16 at 1:00 pm
Inter-Club Championships:(Same hands playing at participating clubs, possible double digit Masterpoints!)
- Thursday Feb. 26 at 1:00 pm
Membership Games: (100% Sectionally rated black, both players must be ACBL Members to receive MP's)
- Tuesday Feb. 10 at 9:30 AM (0-750/NLM)
Progressive Prize pool: 2 Free Plays for a 72% game (Open only 8 tables+)