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American Contract Bridge League
Santa Cruz County
Unit 550

Unit 550
Santa Cruz Bridge Center
2450 17th Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Cruz,CA 95062
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Surfs Up Sectional THIS WEEKEND

The tournament is at a new location: Mid-County Senior Center in Capitola. Here's a map.

There's a two-session Open Pairs on Saturday, play either session or both. For 299er players, there's a separate section.

Chair Tom Burke has planned a terrific event. The flyer can be accessed here. If you need a partner contact Laura McCabe at (831) 818-0957.

Additional information is on this website, click the Surfs Up icon in the left menu bar.

Unit 550 Board of Directors Election

Please consider joining the Board or a committee. You do not need to be an expert player or a long-time member of Unit 550. Your ideas and enthusiasm are all that is required.

The Board deals with all aspects of running our Santa Cruz Bridge Center to create an overall bridge experience for our members that is entertaining and educational while maintaining a friendly, competitive environment. We work with Club Owners to operate and manage the SCBC facility.

Contact Ken Llacera or any member of the Board or reply to this email to put your name in for election to the 2019-2020 Board of Directors or to learn more. The deadline for accepting nominations for the official ballot is Monday, October 15th; write-in candidates and nominations from the floor on election day are also accepted. The election results will be announced during the Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on Saturday, December 1st.

Masterpoint Winners
Click Fri AM (10/12) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Jeff Belden - Neil Joseph Smyth 65.48 1st A 0.70
Richard Hill - Robin Evenden 60.12 1st A 0.70
Carol Maggipinto - Richard Wasserstrom 59.23 2nd A 0.49
Liesel Sabloff - Mick Friedberg 56.25 2nd A 0.49
John Hullman - Steven Smith 52.98 3rd A 0.35
Alicia Keen - Robert Johnson 52.08 3rd A 0.35
Bette Harken - Pamela Benz 47.62 2nd B 0.22
Mark Wainer - Nancy Wainer 44.05 2nd B 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu Eve (10/11) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Howard Feldstein - Jan Winham 60.71 1st A 0.80
Irma Andrews - Peter Andrews 60.12 2nd A 0.56
Josh Karter - Rick Zinman 52.38 3rd A 0.40
John Oppenheimer - Steven Smith 49.40 1st C 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Thu AM (10/11) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Joanne Bruno - Phyllis Cramblet 74.00 1st OA 1.49
Sydney Reuben - Thomas Burke 57.00 1st OB 1.19
Bette Harken - Judith Murdock 51.50 3rd OA 0.84
Alicia Keen - Robert Johnson 50.00 2nd OB 0.89
Farol Henderson - John Wesolowski 48.00 1st SB 0.59
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Eve (10/10) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Betsy Allen - Michael Kerner 63.00 1st A 0.48
Kenneth Girouard - Lou Browning 56.11 2nd A 0.34
Shellie Roy - Steven Nelson 55.22 1st A 0.48
Jule Hilton - Leslie Davidson 54.56 2nd A 0.34
Iris Frank - Marge Wilkinson 54.11 3rd A 0.24
David Hemrick - Patti Bostard 50.33 3rd A 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Aft (10/10) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 62.50 1st A 0.90
Liesel Sabloff - Susan Slinger 58.73 1st A 0.90
James Slinger - Mark Wainer 58.20 2nd A 0.63
Bonnie Simon - Joanne Bruno 55.66 2nd A 0.63
Mick Friedberg - Robin Evenden 54.17 3rd A 0.45
Claire Swetland - D Webb 51.85 1st B 0.40
Ann Ottenberg - Stanna Balassi 51.85 3/4th A 0.39
Mark Hasey - Steven Smith 50.60 2nd B 0.34
Ginger Stone - Joanne Brown 46.83 2nd B 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue Eve (10/09) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Bette Harken - David Harken 57.88 1st A 0.64
Alan Chase - Carol Avenmarg 53.92 2nd A 0.45
Angie Millslagle - John Wesolowski 48.36 2nd B 0.34
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (10/09) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
James Slinger - Peter Gelfand 67.31 1st A 1.50
Carol Maggipinto - Ken Gamble 58.33 2nd A 1.05
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 56.09 3rd A 0.75
Richard Wasserstrom - Rick Zinman 55.45 1st B 0.88
Kenneth Johnson - Vincent McLoughlin 52.57 2nd B 0.62
Bonnie Simon - Marilyn Diola 52.24 3rd B 0.44
Kathy O'Neil Traback - Mary Peterson 49.04 4th B 0.31
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Eve (10/08) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
John Walker - Nancy Ficarrotta 62.99 1st A 0.42
Chris Tainty - David Harken 56.69 1st A 0.42
A Jeanne Allen - Leslie Davidson 55.10 2nd A 0.29
Joy Gift - Sharol Sevilla 53.43 3rd A 0.21
Eric Stolzberg - Mark Riley 52.52 2nd A 0.29
Shellie Roy - Steven Nelson 52.43 3rd A 0.21
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Aft (10/08) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ginger Stone - Marilyn Diola 60.42 1st A 1.30
Elena Laborde Bishop - Robin McDuff 59.58 2nd A 0.91
Diana Schilling - Gary Oing 58.13 3rd A 0.65
Mark Johansen - Richard Bartholomew 56.88 4th A 0.46
Neil Joseph Smyth - Richard Wasserstrom 56.25 5th A 0.26
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sun Aft (10/07) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Carol Maggipinto - Salvatore Turano Jr 66.89 1st A 0.48
John Oppenheimer - Mark Hasey 59.38 2nd A 0.34
Lester Loops - Robert Johnson 57.56 1st A 0.48
Harold Wasserstrom - Jan Winham 55.76 2nd A 0.34
Lloyd Shipman Jr - Shirley Smith 43.76 1st C 0.24
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sat Aft (10/06) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Donald Seldeen - Mick Friedberg 64.06 1st OA 2.33
Jonni Faircrest - Ken Gamble 63.02 2nd OA 1.75
James Slinger - Susan Slinger 58.33 3rd OA 1.31
Ginger Stone - Joanne Brown 51.39 1st OB 1.23
Kristin Smith - Steven Smith 47.92 2nd OB 0.92
Jan Winham - Janet Tainty 45.83 3rd OB 0.69

Mission: We are the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) of Santa Cruz County, Unit 550. Our mission is to promote the game of bridge, support the six bridge clubs operating within Unit 550 at the SCBC, provide a pleasant environment, and operate effective facilities for playing duplicate bridge in Santa Cruz.

Schedules: The Club Schedule lists the regular club game schedule. The Unit Game Schedule is available from the left menu. Clicking on Calendar displays all the games this month with changes from the regular schedule. There are daily and evening games; some are open to players of all levels while others are reserved for newcomers, novice and/or intermediate players. Contact any of the Bridge Club Owners listed below or call the SCBC with questions or partner requests.

Game Results: Click on Results or on the (includes hand records) or (results only) in the Calendar. If the results don't appear, you probably have pop-up blocker turned on.

Bridge ClubO w n e r / D i r e c t o rP h o n e
Bid 'em UpNancy Wainer(831) 465-1234
MonarchMark Hasey(831) 427-2112
Bridge4FunJan Winham(831) 291-0479
Santa CruzUnit 550 Board of Directors(831) 465-1102
Bridge BecauseRobin Evenden(831) 462-5367
FinesseMary Pulliam(831) 295-2051
ScratchJonni Faircrest(831) 531-8375
Santa Cruz DuplicateKen Llacera(831) 426-4949

Classes: If you are interested in learning bridge or improving, a consolidated list of classes is viewed by clicking on "Learn Bridge" and selecting "Lessons". Classes details are found via the links.

Questions: You can find most information about Unit 550, the Board and members on this website. For example, a display of Unit 550 Life Masters is found under Accolades. You can print out pages which have a printer icon by clicking on the icon and using the browser's File ► Print menu.

If you have any questions about games or lessons please call us at (831) 465-1102 or send us an email at info@santacruzbridge.org.

Note: Please observe our non-smoking, fragrance-free environment.

We look forward to seeing you at the tables!

Your Unit 550 Board of Directors