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Bridge Corner: October 20, 2016

Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit (TBU). On October 11, 2016, Tidewater Bridge Unit hosted a well-attended “PRO/AM GAME.” This game paired more experienced players (PRO-fessional) with less experienced players (AM-ateur), giving the less experienced player the exposure to higher-level/advanced strategies, techniques, bidding, and play-of-the-hand systems used in competitive bridge games. Take a look at the results below and consider joining us for our next PRO-AM game.

Here are details for upcoming opportunities to compete and/or have fun with the TBU family:
On October 22, 2016, the New Journal & Guide will once again observe its annual “Impacting Lives Breakfast,” to celebrate its 116th year. The program will take place at the Murry Banquet Center, 455 Brambleton Avenue in Norfolk. It will be a breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Individual tickets are $35 a piece; each table will seat 10 guests. If you would like to sit with the Tidewater Bridge Unit members, please contact Jennifer Douglas at (757) 701-0640.

And of course, we offer bridge classes. Learn to play bridge and have fun while you are learning! New bridge classes are starting soon; be a part of a winning pair! TBU is offering affordable bridge classes at the Berkley Senior Center. Each course is six (6) weeks long and the cost is $30. From 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., there will be instruction (lecture); from 10:15 AM to 10:45 a.m., students will work with practice hands/deals. A minimum of three (3) students is required to run a class. The Basic Bridge class is in session on Tuesday mornings at 9:15 a.m. Register now for our upcoming classes. Don’t be left out – register TODAY!

Basic Bridge I – Introduction to Bridge
Basic Bridge II
Two over One
(2/1 Game Force)
Conventions and Beyond
Play of the Hand
and Defense –

Winning Pairs
October 11, 2016

Helen Lake – Jennifer Douglas
Aldis Raymond – Oneida Lacey
Gloria Maddux – Evelyn F. Brooks
Leon C. Ragland – Elva N. Taylor
Evelyn J. Monroe – Wilma Horne
Shirley W. Nottingham – Juanita Taylor
Geraldine Andrews – Harriet Goodrich
Olethia Everett – Lawrence Owes
Delores J. Burney – Ken Armstrong

Winning Pairs
October 12, 2016
Section A Game

Olethia Everett – Harold M. Kiefer
Lawrence Owes – Evelyn J. Monroe
Gloria Maddux – Evelyn F. Brooks
Shirley W. Nottingham – Wilma Horne
Oneida Lacey – Elva N Taylor

Tidewater Bridge Unit
Upcoming Activities

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Tuesday, October 25
Cooke Suburban
Bridge Game
10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$4 – $5

Wednesday, October 26
Bon-Ton Bridge Game
10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$4 – $5

All activities are located at the Berkley Senior Center, 925 S. Main Street, Norfolk, Va.
For additional information on classes, games, or tournaments, please call Delores Burney at (757) 321-0825 or Lawrence Owes at (757) 966-5115.

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