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Santa Cruz Bridge Center
2450 17th Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Cruz,CA 95062
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue Eve (11/28) for complete results.
Partnership (Open) Pct Rank MP
Linda Downing-Darby Kremers 63.33 1st B 1.20
Renee Flint-Janet Loops 56.11 1st C 0.84
Matt Nathanson-Kathy Stone 53.89 2nd C 0.60
Bette Harken-David Harken 53.33 4th A 0.33
Unknown -Barb Tidmore 53.33 3rd C 0.33
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (11/28) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
John Walker - Ken Gamble 68.35 1st A 1.10
Lester Loops - Robert Johnson 55.98 2nd A 0.77
Malcolm Sprott - Richard Hill 54.29 3rd A 0.55
Jim Miller - Nancy Pringle 50.92 4th A 0.39
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Eve (11/27) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Leslie Davidson - Linda Downing 71.88 1st A 0.40
Craig Smart - Sam O'Neill 59.38 2nd A 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Sun Aft (11/26) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ann Ottenberg - April Johnston 60.00 1st OA 2.33
Gina Brown - Glenn Chee 58.89 2nd OA 1.75
Farol Henderson - Marti Jones 57.41 3rd OA 1.31
James Slinger - Susan Slinger 55.93 4/5th OA 0.86
Janet Tainty - Rachael Spencer 55.93 4/5th OA 0.86
Annemarie Moller - Peter Andrews 52.96 4th OB 0.60
Barbara Tidmore - Leslie Davidson 52.59 1st SC 0.32
Ken Girouard - Nancy Pringle 43.70 2nd SC 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue Eve (11/21) for complete results.
Partnership (Open) Pct Rank MP
Carol Cowen-Steve Nelson 63.89 1st B 0.48
Jim Miller-Lester Loops 62.50 1st C 0.34
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (11/21) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 65.28 1st A 0.90
Gina Brown - Janet Tainty 53.47 1st B 0.64
Jim Miller - Salvatore Turano Jr 50.69 3rd A 0.45
Annemarie Moller - Phyllis Cramblet 50.00 4th A 0.32
Masterpoint Winners
Click Mon Eve (11/20) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Andrew Calciano - Marilyn Calciano 62.50 1st A 0.56
Barbara Rodrigues - Daphne Morrissey 51.39 2nd A 0.39
Richard Pearce - Susan Pearce 50.00 3rd A 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Fri AM (11/17) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Ken Gamble - Ken Llacera 72.46 1st A 0.90
Charles Pender - John Hullman 61.11 2nd A 0.63
Bonnie Simon - Marilyn Diola 55.32 3rd A 0.45
Carol Avenmarg - Lani Ray 51.39 4th A 0.32
Janet Tainty - Rachael Spencer 50.00 3rd B 0.28
Masterpoint Winners
Click Wed Eve (11/15) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Darby Kremers - Linda Downing 65.63 1st A 0.50
Bette Harken - David Harken 59.38 2nd A 0.35
Barbara Tidmore - Judy Osborn 43.75 2nd C 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue Eve (11/14) for complete results.
Partnership (Open) Pct Rank MP
Unknown -Unknown 75.00 1st A 0.48
Renee Flint-Janet Loops 55.56 1st C 0.34
Carol Cowen-Steve Nelson 54.17 2nd B 0.22
Masterpoint Winners
Click Tue AM (11/14) for complete results.
Partnership Pct Rank MP
Joanne Bruno - John Hullman 57.69 1st A 1.40
Janet Tainty - Susan Slinger 56.73 2nd A 0.98
Josh Karter - Steven Smith 55.77 3rd A 0.70
Farol Henderson - Jacci Sterling 55.13 4th A 0.49
Heather MacGregor - James Slinger 54.17 5th A 0.28
Ken Llacera - Mick Friedberg 53.85 6th A 0.23
Carol Avenmarg - Diana Schilling 51.28 4th B 0.28
Gina Brown - Glenn Chee 48.08 2nd C 0.28
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December games with EXTRA Points

  • Royal STaC Games 12/4-12/10: Tuesday, Wednesday Eve, Thursday Pro-Am, Friday
  • Sunday Unit Game: December 17th, Sectional Rated Points
  • Thursday Pro-Am: December 21st, Club Championship 2x Points
  • Friday Unit Game: December 29th, Sectional Rated Points

"Sectional Rated Points" are about 1.8x of Club Rated, i.e., "normal".

Dolores Abrams Game & Holiday Party

On Saturday, December 2nd at 11A, the SCBC Holiday Party begins with a special brunch, the Annual Meeting and socializing. The **Free** Dolores Abrams Memorial Game with extra points begins at Noon.

If there are enough players, there will be two sections: Open & 299er. Otherwise, the game will be stratified for two winning pairs.

Even if you don't play, you are welcome and encouraged to join us for brunch and a short Annual Meeting, where the agenda includes introducing the 2024-2025 Unit 550 Board of Directors, Unit 550 financials, and recognizing members who have had significant achievements in the past year.

If you need a partner, contact us at

All players and directors must be vaccinated. If this is your first return to the SCBC, please bring proof; which includes a vaccination card, a photo of same, or a screen shot of the relevant portion of your immunization record. Masks are optional.

December 4th - 10th is Royal STaC week at the SCBC!

Royal STaC

This new F2F-only tournament features GOLD (25%), RED (25%), SILVER (25%) and BLACK (25%) points.

Morning games are scheduled at 10A for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and, an evening game at 6P on Wednesday. Please note: the Thursday Pro-Am moves to the first Thursday to take advantage of the extra points!

Your game fee remains at $10 because Unit 550 is paying the extra cost for all players!

This is a terrific opportunity to win Gold, Silver and Red points at the bridge center. Call your partners now and arrange a game or two!

Latest Member Newsletter

Your Member Newsletter is hot off the pages of Leslie Davidson, SCBC Marketing Director. You'll find lots of "news-worthy" articles here, including an indepth profile of Jim Miller, a relatively new member. Newsletters are also posted to SCBC Info, which can be accessed from the home page of our website. Here's a direct link.

Bridge ClubD i r e c t o r
BBO Name
Santa Cruz Carol Avenmarg
(831) 818-1462
Santa Cruz Ken Gamble
(831) 600-6184
Santa Cruz Ken Llacera
(831) 426-4949

Results may not be posted for up to 1 hour after game.
Official masterpoints awards are provided by ACBL.

Unit 550 Mission: The Santa Cruz Bridge Center (SCBC), Unit 550 of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL), promotes the game of bridge, supports bridge clubs running both Face-2-Face (F2F) games at the bridge center and on (BBO), and provides a pleasant, fun environment for learning and playing bridge.

Game Calendar & Schedules: There are games at the SCBC and on BBO throughout the week. Some are open to players of all levels, termed "Open Games", while others are reserved for newcomers, novice and/or intermediate players. Contact us at with questions or partner requests. Clicking Schedule lists the regular schedule. Clicking Calendar displays game time, level, table fee for games and classes.

Game Results: Click Results in the left side menu bar or on the results logos in the table to the right or on the suit symbols / in the Game Calendar.

Masterpoints & Game Winners: Significant bridge accomplishments by our members are found under Accolades; including a listing of all SCBC Life Masters.

If you have any questions about games, lessons, or the SCBC, send us an email at

We look forward to seeing you at the tables!

Your Unit 550 Board of Directors