Bridge Results

Monday Afternoon Partnership Bridge

11/14. 1st Dee Guthrie and Susan Miller, 2nd Dick and Donna Briner, 3rd Karen Harnish and Lori Scharbach; Slam: Paul Budrick and Bernie Ross

11/21. 1st Nancy Smith and Barb Sampson, 2nd Bernie Ross and Paul Budrick, 3rd Myra Delman and Brenda Costa; Slam: Bernie Ross and Paul Budrick

11/28. 1st Nancy Smith and Janelle Gibson, 2nd Karen Harnish and Lori Scharbach, 3rd Donna and Dick Briner; Slam: Bernie Ross and Paul Budrick

12/05. 1st Joe and Joan Silver, 2nd Karen Harnish and Marilyn Hartkopf, 3rd Nancy Smith and Sally Culbertson; Slam: Karen Harnish and Marilyn Hartkopf

12/12. 1st Maurine Howell and Valda Wiggers, 2nd Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish, 3rd Nancy Smith and Sally Culbertson; Slam: Nancy Smith and Sally Culbertson

Wednesday FUN Bridge

11/16. 1st Janelle Gibson, 2nd Roberta Wise, 3rd Ruth Hiner

11/23. 1st Roberta Wise, 2nd Lenda Anderson, 3rd Rosalie Fought

11/30. 1st Diana de Pree, 2nd Rosalie Fought, 3rd Lenda Anderson

12/07. 1st Diana de Pree, 2nd Rosalie Fought, 3rd Dena Brown

For information about this happy bridge group, please call 916-812-8151.

Saturday Morning
Partnership Bridge

Sun Lakes Country Club, Phase 1

11/12. 1st Dick and Donna Briner, 2nd Jerry and Donna Smith, 3rd Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish; Slam: Donna and Jerry Smith

11/19. 1st Barb Sampson and Mary Kent, 2nd Maurine Howell and Valda Wiggers, 3rd Dee Guthrie and Colleen Ritter

11/26. 1st Donna and Jerry Smith, 2nd Linda Hess and Jeanette Newman, 3rd Maurine Howell and Valda Wiggers; Slam: Dee Guthrie and Colleen Ritter

12/03. 1st Dick and Donna Briner, 2nd Karen Harnish and Joan Phelan, 3rd Donna and Jerry Smith

12/10. 1st Dee Guthrie and Colleen Ritter, 2nd Donna and Jerry Smith, 3rd Maurine Howell and Valda Wiggers; Slam: Dee Guthrie and Colleen Ritter

5-Card American Standard Social Bridge

Stephanie Hemberg

If you are interested in playing 5-Card American Standard Social Bridge, please email me at [email protected] and leave a phone number so I can call and talk with you.

If you would like a very good review of Notrump and the Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions and a fun, safe place to play, please email me.

Fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 only, please!

Non-smokers only, please!

Free Brush-Up Lessons or a Review on Bridge

Stephanie Hemberg

If you are interested in free brush-up lessons or want to review some bridge, please email me at [email protected] and leave a phone number so I can call and talk with you.

Fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 only, please!

Non-smokers only, please!

Free Beginning and/or Intermediate Bridge Lessons

Stephanie Hemberg

If you are interested in free Beginning and/or Intermediate Bridge lessons, please email me at [email protected] and leave a phone number so I can call and talk with you.

Fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 only, please!

Non-smokers only, please!

FUN da MENTAL Bridge Classes for Everyone!

Maria Davis

FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge classes starting in January. Learn with Better Bridge Certified Instructors Karin Hansen, Gordon Markham, and Maria Davis.

Back by popular demand! Have fun. Exercise your brain. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken enjoyable, stimulating FUN da MENTAL Bridge lessons over the past several years.

Beginning Bridge. Classes are Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church. Classes are four weeks, Jan. 11 through Feb. 1. This is an introduction to basic modern bridge. The cost is $48, plus texts, which are available at a discount from the instructor. Contact instructor Karin Hansen at 612-242-8593 or [email protected] to register.

Boot Camp Bridge. Classes are Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church. Classes are six weeks, Feb. 15 through March 22. The cost is $72 for the series, plus the text, which is available at a discount from the instructor. Individual sessions are $20 each. This class reviews the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions, opening strong hands, slam bidding, and a preview of Competitive Bidding. Contact instructor Karin Hansen at 612-242-8593 or [email protected] to register.

Play of the Hand. Classes are Monday mornings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Cottonwood, Room A-7, for seven weeks, Jan. 23 through March 13 (no class Feb. 20). The cost is $84 for the series, plus text. Learn to develop a play plan with the ARCH method: Analyze the opening lead, Review the bidding, Count winners and losers, and How (the order) to play the hand. Contact instructor Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or [email protected]

Two-Over-One Game Force and Slam Bidding. Two-over-one game force is a modification to Standard American Bidding. It is a much more effective way to bid your games and, importantly, your slams. We will also cover slam bidding through the use of Jacoby 2N and Splinter bids. In six weeks, revolutionize your bridge bidding. Classes are Monday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. in Cottonwood, Room A-7, for six weeks, March 27 to May 1. The cost is $72, plus text. Contact instructor Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or [email protected]