WELCOME

to Central Carolina Bridge Association, an organization for duplicate bridge

in Central North Carolina, bringing players of all skill levels together.

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WEBSITE UNDER MAINTENANCE.  SOME LINKS MAY NOT WORK.

FREE!  120-DAY ACBL GUEST MEMBERSHIP.  Click HERE for info and to sign up.

FREE 30-MINUTE SATURDAY LESSONS after Triad Bridge Club's Limited MP games.  Click HERE  for more info and schedule.

2020 ACBL ONLINE EVENTS - October thru December.   Click HERE for schedule.

REGISTRATION BEGINS 2 HOURS BEFORE ONLINE GAMES START.  PLEASE REGISTER AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.  

CANCELED ... All Unit 169-sponsored in-person games and tournaments are canceled for the rest of 2020 and until further notice 

BBO REGISTRY  ...  Find a local partner to play online HERE.  To add your name to the list, Click HERE

 
 

BBO SCHEDULE OCT 26 - NOV 1 / CLUB APPRECIATION WEEK / "MENTORING MADNESS" / MIDFLIGHT PAIRS

October 25, 2020

To view schedule, click on the Weekly Schedule image, or go to the BBO Schedule under BBO in the green navigation bar at the top of the page.

For schedule, Click HERE

Click HERE for all Cindy's Corner results

 

Click HERE for all Triad Bridge Club results

CLUB APPRECIATION WEEK!  All games this week pay double masterpoints!

ALL 24-BOARD GAMES this week are only $6

TBC "MENTORING MADNESS" game Monday, October 26, at 7:05 pm.  At least one players must have <500 MPs, and both players may have <500 MPs.

NEW!  CLUB APPRECIATION "CENTRAL CAROLINA MIDFLIGHT PAIRS" game (0-2000 MPs) Saturday, October 31, at 10:00 am.  18 boards ... only $3

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, beginning at approximately 4:15 pm (after the conclusion of the 49er & 299er games), the Triad BC will be conducting a FREE lesson for players finishing the afternoon games who want to stick around and hone their skills...AND YOU'RE INVITED!!!!  The topic this Saturday is "Defending Against No-trump Contracts - Playing to the Third Hand, Part 3".  Classes will be ~30 minutes long and will be conducted on Zoom.  Questions are HIGHLY encouraged!  After the lesson material, the instructor will stick around for a brief Q & A about any hands from the afternoon's game.  Click HERE for more information and schedule.

 

SE CAROLINA CONSORTIUM AND SE WINSTON-SALEM AREA ONLINE BRIDGE

October 18, 2020

FREE ACBL GUEST MEMBERSHIP! ... Click HERE for more information.

 

Click HERE  for the schedule for the SE Consortium's (VACB262410) online bridge club consisting of SE Carolina, SE Charleston, SE Macon, and SE Winston-Salem Area clubs.

 

Click HERE  for the link to the SE Winston-Salem Area's (VACB169961) online bridge club consisting of Bridge at Rufty & Evergreen Bridge Club in Salisbury, Bridge Center of Winston-Salem in Winston-Salem, Furniture City Bridge Club in High Point, Great Deals & Great Expectations in Greensboro, Queen of Hearts Bridge Club & Ten of Clubs in Greensboro, and River Landing at Sandy Ridge in Colfax. 

Click HERE  for a printable document about 149 Live and 199 Live post mortems via ZOOM hosted by Gloria Halstead and Al Smith, and free ZOOM lessons starting September 22 on "Bidding in the 21st Century."

Click HERE   for a document on "Robots, Stacking & MP Awards"

Click HERE for a document with important information regarding "Rip-Off Alert, 99er Educational Games, BBO MP Awards, Open Game Table Stacking, and ACBL Guest Member Program."

Click HERE for a document with schedule regarding "Zoom Drop-in Sessions about Completing and Posting a Convention Card."

 

You will find the latest game schedule, cost, results, lessons, and more! on these links.  Please check the links for updates and plan to continue to add games.  Questions? ... contact Gloria Halstead at winston.salem.bridge@gmail.com, or text her at 202-213-5672.

NOTE:  SE Carolina Online Bridge Club often gets confused with another club with an similar name (Southeast Carolina).  We are SE Carolina. The easiest way to eliminate the confusion is to add  VACB262410 to your follow list under the "People" tab on the right-hand side of your screen on BBO.  This will highlight VACB262410 in bright blue with white letters when you are registering making us really easy to find!

DOUBLE REWARDS POINTS FOR 2021 BRIDGE CRUISE

October 23, 2020

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is offering Crown & Anchor members a special bonus. For a limited time, earn DOUBLE POINTS when you book any sailing in 20‌21.

The Crown & Anchor® Society is Royal's way of recognizing and rewarding their most loyal guests. As a member, you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits to make your cruise experiences with Royal Caribbean® even more wow-worthy. You’ll earn one Cruise Point for every night you sail with them, and double points when you book a Suite. Points add up to perks you can enjoy both on board and on land. And as your points grow, so do your benefits and status. Ready to join the club? All you have to do is come aboard — you’ll be automatically enrolled into the Crown & Anchor Society once you complete your first sailing.

The Unit 169 seven-day bridge cruise qualifies for this bonus.  Our event sails on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas round-trip from Orlando,  Florida November 14-21.  Sign up NOW for the best prices and cabin location.  Click HERE for complete details of trip, hotel, parking, bridge, etc. can be found by .

 

NEW! ACBL GUEST MEMBERSHIP FOR 120 DAYS ... FREE!

October 18, 2020

Click HERE to sign up!

Play in Exclusive Games ... with your very own ACBL member number, you can play in unlimited club and tournament games! Loads of them are online, too.

Earn Up to 20 Masterpoints ... Show off your success when you win masterpoints! The points you earn can be seen in your online profile page the day after playing.

Get Emails with Your Results ... After you play, you'll get your results delivered directly to your inbox! An embedded link will take you to results for the rest of the field.

Read the Bridge Bulletin ...The world's best magazine for bridge lovers is posted online every month. It has tips, games, news from the world of bridge and more.

ACBL 2020 ONLINE EVENT SCHEDULE - OCTOBER THRU DECEMBER

October 14, 2020

Visit ACBL.org or Click HERE for printable schedule of upcoming ACBL's Online Event Schedule on BBO that include the following:

Oct 15-18:  "FALL INTO BRIDGE" (Regionally-rated events)

Oct 26-Nov 1:  "CLUB APPRECIATION WEEK" (Upgraded masterpoints awards in Virtual Clubs)

Nov 7-8:  "NABC ROBOT INDIVIDUAL WARM-UP" (NABC Robot Individual practice tournament)

Nov 14-15:  "NABC ROBOT INDIVIDUAL WARM-UP" (NABC Robot Individual practice tournament)

Nov 21-23:  "NABC ROBOT INDIVIDUAL WARM-UP" (NABC Robot Individual practice tournament)

Nov 23-29:  "CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK" (Upgraded masterpoints awards in Virtual Clubs)

Nov 27-Dec 6:  "NORTH AMERICAN ONLINE BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS" (Knockout and pair event)

Dec 17-20:  'WINTER WONDERLAND" (Regionally-rated events)

KEEP YOUR CONTACT INFO UPDATED

July 9, 2020

CCBA Unit 169 receives monthly membership reports from ACBL.  Information on these reports are used for our website's Member Directory, as well as our email blasts which are sent by a third party.

 

To keep your contact information up-to-date, please send any changes to Patsy.Edwards@acbl.org.  Please include your ACBL member number.

FUN PHOTOS ARE ON WEBSITE

April 18, 2020

The website has a special page where photos are posted from Unit events.  Especially noteworthy are the new listings of winners from online virtual bridge games directed by Cindy Wright and Peter J. Boyd-Bowman.  Check the Photos out to "see" your bridge friends!  Triad Bridge Club Newsletter and results can also be found on the Photos page.

You can find the Photos under the "Membership" tab in the green navigational bar at the top of the Home page.

 

Click HERE to be directed to the Photos page.

PLAYING ONLINE IS JUST A FEW CLICKS AWAY

August 28, 2020

Be well.  Stay inside.  Wash your hands.  Don't touch your face.  Play bridge online.

Click here for ACBL 2020 ONLINE EVENT SCHEDULE

 

New to BBO …  Click HERE  for a tutorial on how to play on BBO. 

For more information and help, Click HERE     

 

For BBO mobile help, Click HERE

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