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    Replacements $4 each

    CBANeed help finding a partner? Contact the game director. CBC Games  NKBC Games   Anderson Game

    ACBLHow to Fill Out Your Convention Card (see Conventional Wisdom link on this page for detailed instructions how to fill out your card).
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    NEW ACBL Convention Card
    NEW Card .pdf Electronic Form
    Other System Cards (not for ACBL use):
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    How to fill out your System Card - WBF

    GAMES
    D112022 District 11 Sectionals
    D112022 District 11 Regionals
    D112022 District 11 GNT/NAP Finals
    CBA
    The calendar below shows Unit events & tournaments. See club websites for club schedules. 

    CALENDAR USERS GUIDE
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    CBASaturday Supervised Play (U100) a fun way to build skills.

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    Anderson Bridge Club
    Cincinnati Bridge Center Clubs
    Northern Kentucky Bridge Club

    Other Area Clubs:

    Thursday Bridge Club
    Margaret Blum
    Lebanon Duplicate BC Doug Reams
    Middletown Duplicate BC Doug Reams
    Sycamore Creek DBC Lynda Brown Walker

    CBALearn about BBO, playing online & finding your results:  Online Bridge
    "HOW-TO" VIDEOS FOR ONLINE PLAY

    How to Use Bridge Base Online (Sylvana Morici)
    Adding BBO $'s to your account (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Bid and Play (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Alert your Bids (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Set up your convention card (S.Morici)
    How to Play on BBO (Samantha McDouglas)

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    LouLex2022Regional
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    NEWS Contact Us  Welcome to Unit 124! 

    Bridge WhizAnnouncing Enrollment OPEN for Fall 2022 Bridge Whiz Online Classes.
    FREE classes begin October 7, 2022. For children grades 4-12. Sign up your (grand)children now!
    Overview    Register    Flyer    Flyer(Spanish)
    Bridge Whiz is a Youth Education Program of the ACBL Education Foundation.  


    Here is your  July 2022 ALERT - This issue of the ALERT is electronic only - no print copies. (VERY Large File 6.7 MB and 35 pages. Use a high speed connection for best results).  ALERT LIBRARY


    Welcome New Members:
    Chloe Altman, Patricia Smitson.
    Welcome Back Snowbirds:
    Tobey Belmont (Unit 222). 

    ACBL LM PinNew Gold Life Master John Williams
    New Bronze Life Master
    Adrianne Freiberg
    New Life Masters Adrianne Freiberg, Kwan Cha Hurley, Betty Murdock
    CONGRATULATIONS! Members with promotions: Marilyn Greenbaum, Jim Steinke, Bruce Tepper, Mary Jacobs, Stphen Baldwin, James Eger, Tony Liming, Sandra Fielman, Anne Rinaldi.  Promotions updated through August 1, 2022. See Milestones - Members on the Move
    Mentor ProgramThe Mentor Program at the Cincinnati Bridge Center is underway. Mentor Pairs play Monday Evenings att he CBC.      Details     CBC Registration  


    NAPQNorth American Pairs is the grass roots North American Bridge Championship Pairs competition.  Qualification begins at clubs In June through August toward a District finals in October 2022.  Every club may run 2 NAPQ games each month.  District winners compete in the Spring NABC in 2023 (New Orleans LA) and receive a stipend to mitigate travel costs.  Club NAPQ awards are 1/2 Red, 1/2 Black at 3X award level.  See District 11 NAP FAQ for details. 

    MEMO TO NLMS (U500) - You can qualify at open and NLM games designated as NAPQ games.  Check your club schedule.  You can earn GOLD and RED points in the subsequent D11 Finals Sunday October 16 at the Cincinnati Bridge Center.  In addition, the top 4 NLM Pairs are invited to New Orlaens to play in the NABC Finals.  You also earn stipends:

    • 1st Place: $700 per person, paid by the ACBL in New Orleans
    • 2nd Place: $300 per person, paid by the ACBL in New Orleans
    • 3rd Place: $200 per person, paid by District 11 on proof of participation
    • 4th Place: $150 per person, paid by District 11 on proof of participation

    Join the Fun at a Club Near You! See " Area Club Games " on the ← left of this page.

    OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWER PLAYERS: For Newcomers
    Saturday Supervised Play a fun way to learn the game. SCHEDULE
    CBA
    Come to the CBC at 9:30 AM for the lecture and then play from 10 AM-12 Noon with a coach and players of your skill level.  You may come with a partner or be matched with someone at the game.  Contact Mike Purcell mikpur2015@gmail.com or John Williams williajp@miamioh.edu  for information 
    Come and PlayCome and Play Bridge Thursdays 2:00-4:00 PM.   at the CBC. Contact Tom Mess tmess7023@gmail.com or John Williams williajp@miamioh.edu for information. 
    CBC:
    Mentor Pairs Monday Evening Game 7PM
    John Altman directing.
    NLM Game at 11:00 AM WED - RESESERVATION REQ'D*
    *Contact Terry Barrett  tcbarrett82@gmail.com.  

    4 Tables required.
    Open games on both days  get credit for all tables (except STaC).
    8 is Enough Swiss
    Thursday Evening 6:30 PM 1st/3rd/5th
    To register your team contact John Meinking jokingme71@gmail.com .



    MemoriesRemember when? We've resurrected and repackaged photo memories from the past.  Hope you enjoy the CBA Memories!

    New ACBL ConventionCardNEW ACBL CONVENTION CARD The use of the card in tournaments will take place sometime this year. Look for Bulletin articles that explain the changes and the proper way to fill out the card. Download this .pdf ELECTRONIC FORM you can fill out and print from your computer or smart device.

    NLM NewsletterNLM Newsletter Unit 124 offers a bi-weekly Newsletter to better serve the bridge interests of our Non-Life Master Members. CBA Newsletter Library

    BiddingBoxWeekly Bidding Quiz Here's a fun way to think about different bidding situations. Members compare how they bid 6 hands each week.  For Non-Life-Masters and advancing players.  See the Quiz Page.


    Learn Bridge Are you ready to learn how to play BRIDGE? Here are a host of resources from the ACBL. Choose to learn bridge the way that suits you best. Details


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