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    - Check out the NABC Fundraiser Games Week May 8-14, 2017. Flyer contains information. Sign you club up today! XTRA MASTERPOINTS!! 85% Section Rated. Extra $1 entry fee goes to support the NABC effort for Columbus 2020.

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    WINTER 2017 District 11 Midwest Monitor
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    WELCOME! New Members: Amy Connett, Donald Hild, Mark Upson. 
    NEW Silver Life Masters: Philomena Dillhoff, Larry Newman
    NEW Life Master: Isaac Stephani

    Others with promotions:  Jonathan Burns, Charles La Macchia, Pamela Payne, Kathy Rice, Veida Wasserman, Sue Woodruf, Phil Dolan, S R Eppley, Bob Olexsey, Daniel Meyer, Douglas Outcelt, Caroyn Williams, Carol Wilson.  Promotions are updated through February 1, 2017.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details!
    Check Out the 2017 Winter Bridge Class Schedule! - This is a great opportunity to grow your skills and understanding of our great game!  Classes for all levels Beginners through Advanced by CBA's reknowned teachers - AJ Stephani Amy Fisher Bob Fisk Joe Fisher Phyllis Bishop and Potter Orr .  For more information go to CBA Bridge Classes or contact the teacher directly. 

    Announcing a NEW Intermediate Game Wednesday 11 AM at the CBC, Mike Lipp Directing.  Check out the flyer.  The Wednesday Home Style game runs at the same time.  This is a great day for the Unit's I/N players.  

    Tuesday Afternoon Supervised Play - Bob Fisk will moderate and give talks based on your interest/questions.  2:45 - 5:15 PM starting Tuesday February 7.  Runs every Tuesday as long as Bob is in town.  Contact Bob at

    Thursday Evening
    "8 is Enough Swiss" has 12 Tables - where were you last Thursday Night??? Join the fun! Player Points:  1 Point: <500 Masterpoints; 2 Points: 500-2000 MPs; 3 Points: > 2000 MPs. No Team can have more than 8 Points. Great Fun. Sign  up here: CBA 8 is ENOUGH

    Tuesday Evening Open Pairs coming back - Mark your calendar March 21 - Each Board Member will bring a partner.  We have at least 5-6 tables of interested pairs.  We intend to run this game once a month, adding additional Tuesdays as damand returns.  This will be a FUN GAME for good players and players wanting to stretch their skills.  Count on Zero Tolerance and a high quality experience. 

    2016 CBA Unit 124 FInancials are posted for your review. We had a very good year.
    Plan Your Campaign! - help to reach your next Master Point Rank. Created and sponsored by the Common Game. Please direct any questions/comments to
    Have you tried the Common Game?  Mike Lipp directs a limited game on Monday Evenings and an Open Game on Tuesday and 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 reference draws from ACBL material (Zero Tolerance, Active Ethics, tournament proprieties, and wonderful content from Canterbury Regional Bridge Association of New Zealand.
    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
    Board of Directors and Board of Governor's Reports
    Robert Hartman's BoG Presentation Slides   Special Board of Governor's Report on ACBL Finances.
    ACBL Strategic Plan   One Page Summary

    CBA DirectoryCBA directories are at the CBC.  Pick yours up - better still, use our online directory!  Online Member Directory.  Click icon. Password Required. ALERTOct 2016 Issue - LARGE FILE 1.6 MB
    Printed copies available at the CBC and NKBC.
    Midwest MonitorJanuary 2017 eMagazine Big file (7.4 MB) - use a high speed connection for best results.
    Need more help finding partners 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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    Good Ethics - Larry Cohen!
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    Partner Makes a Slow pass (1 of 2)      
    Partner Makes a Slow Pass (2 of 2)                    
    Other Tempo Issues (1)
    Other tempo Issues (2)          Faces and Gestures            
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    The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 1)
    The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 2)
    The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 3)
    The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 4)