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    Game Closures for the week of Sept 25th (Flying Buckeye Regional) are posted on the calendar to the left.

    D11 NAP FINALS Oct 22-23, 2016 Flyer and FAQs  - District 11 Qualified Players (Search .pdf using Ctrl+F).

    CONGRATULATIONS! - AJ STEPHANI has been elected District 11's Representative to the ACBL Board of Directors, succeeding Ms. Beth Reid.  Beth served District 11 for 9 years.  We look forward to AJ's leadership and wish him luck.  AJ's 3-year term starts January 1, 2017. ACBL Announcement

    SEP/OCT CBC Tue PM Specials  Come on out and join the fun - Open and NLM games every Tuesday Evening. You can make the Open game thrive. You can grow the NLM game.  The more the merrier. Bring a friend!
    Sep 27 NLM Pairs - No Open Pairs due to Flying Buckeye Regional
    October is *Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Month.  Win GOLD POINTS at the Club! Same $7 Entry Fee
    Oct 4 Open and NLM Pairs - Debbie Wiest, Director
    Oct 11* JJCA - Open & NLM BAM Teams - John Taylor, Director GOLD POINTS
    Oct 18 Open and NLM Pairs - Debbie Wiest Director
    Oct 25* JJCA - Open and NLM Pairs - Kay Mulford, Director GOLD POINTS

    WELCOME! New Members:
    Jennifer Barhalter, Tim Barhalter, Walter Blair, Pat Friesz, Arleen Landi, Peter McFarland, Marion Merten, Joseph Moravec. Transfers In: Robert Ruble from Unit 154 and Myrna Waak from Unit 102.
    NEW SILVER LIFE MASTERS: Henry Jackson, John Stoppiello
    NEW BRONZE LIFE MASTERS: Barton Jacobs, Mary Latham
    NEW LIFE MASTERS: Patrick Lammers, Betty Wills
    Others with promotions:  Judy Bratton, Kevin Henry, Sara Brown, Erin Oblinger, Tim Oppelt, Pam Preston, Judith Lubow, Robert Roark, Albert Venosa.  Promotions are updated through September 1, 2016.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details!
    Nominees for the Unit 124 CBA Board of Directors
    - This years slate has all three incumbents bidding for reelection:  John Meinking, Tom Mess, and Steve Moese.  Elections will be held during the Spooktacular Sectional at the Cincinnati Bridge Club.  Questions? Contact Joe Muenks or Gail Zimmer. 
    Congratulations to the Mentor Progam International Fund Game Players!
    See our FaceBook Page for the group picture. Thanks to Bob Fisk, Cordell Coy and Barb Levinson, Program Coordinators, and to Debbie Wiest for Directing. The Nancy Sachs Memorial Mentor Award will be made at the Holdiay Party at the end of the year.  
    ALERTJuly 2016 Issue - Large File (2MB). Limited print copies at Elsmere NKy
    and CBC.
    District 11
    Board of Directors Meeting Summary - Summer 2016 
    Board of Governor's Summary - Summer 2016

    Have you tried the Common Game?  Mike Lipp directs a limited game on Monday Evenings and an Open Game on Wednesday Mornings that are now part of the Common Game.  NKBC has a Common Game every 2nd and 4th Tuesday Morning.  Use Bridge Winners Common Game, you can get expert players to answer ask experts your questions about any Common Game Hand.
    Recruiting New Bridge Players and ACBL Members - What works best?  
    Thanks to Beth Reid, we have substantial data regarding new ACBL member referrals for the past 5 Years.  We grow best when friends invite friends who invite friends... - Just say'in! DATA
    D11District 11 Ethics & Proprieties Handbook (Draft)
    Here is a source for discussing the ethics and proprieties of bridge with new players, teachers, club directors, sanction holders and experienced tournament veterans. This draft reference draws from ACBL material (Zero Tolerance, Active Ethics, tournament proprieties, and wonderful content from Canterbury Regional Bridge Association of New Zealand. Please send comments for improvement to Steve Moese at
    ACBLA. Beth Reid's Board of Director's Report to District 11.
    Board of Governor's Summary to District 11.  Large file 1.4 MB
    ACBL Board of Directors Motions for Reno NABC March 2016
    Robert Hartman's BoG Presentation Slides   Special Board of Governor's Report on ACBL Finances.
    ACBL Strategic Plan   One Page Summary

    CBA DirectoryNew CBA directories are at the CBC.  Pick yours up now - better still, use our online directory!  Online Member Directory.  Click icon. Password Required. ALERTApril 2016 Issue - LARGE FILE 19 pages 1.6 MB
    Printed copies available at the CBC and NKBC
    Midwest MonitorApril 2016 eMagazine is now available.  Big file (6 MB) - use a high speed connection for best results.
    Need more help finding partners at the CBC? Contact Joanne Earls  513-772-4395, 513-478-2033.
    Cheating Scandal News

    John Colapinto "Is the Competitive Bridge World Rife with Cheaters?" Vanity Fair March 2016

    David Owen "Dirty Hands" The New Yorker Magazine March 7 2016
    Jonah Keri, Tricks, Tics, Taps: The Cheating Scandal Rocking Professional Bridge" Rolling Stone Magazine March 9, 2016

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