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ACBL's Summer Instant Matchpoint Game


Competitive Bidding Class


This course is for the advancing beginner, or anyone who would like to learn a more aggressive style of bidding when both sides are competing. Some of the gadgets experts use to bid more with less include: Overcalls, Takeout Doubles, and Preempts.

The course is 5 weeks long, with emphasis on “Learning by Doing.”


When:         Thursdays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

                   August 1, 8, 15, 22, 27, 2019

Where:        The Bayshore Bridge Center

                   1300 Bayshore Hwy, Ste 168

                   Burlingame, CA 94010

Cost:           $100.00      Payable to the instructor

Text:           Audrey Grant’s Bridge Basics 2: Competitive Bidding

($10.00 from the instructor, or order online through amazon.com or Baron Barclay)


Instructor:    Agnes W. Lee, ACBL Certified Best Practices Teacher



Registration:          bridgeuandme@gmail.com






Many volunteers from District 21 will be needed next Fall.

Pleae click on the link below to see how you can help:






 Welcome New Members


Kara Alexandra, Jay Bergeron, Sadhna Diwan, Georgina Eckert,

Jeff Finer, Alfred Fricke, Patricia Smith



New Advancements/Achievements



Junior Master - Gail Cameron, Michael Goldstein, Seva Sokolov


 Club Master Pete Goldsmith, Herb Lindberg, John Shipley


Sectional Master - William Bakun and Debbie Carey


Regional Master – Sharon Sloan


NABC Master - Aaron Mayerson


Life Master - Kal Aziz, Rose Bauer, Lorelei Greenfield,

Linda Duncan and Akiko Murakami


Bronze Life Master - Yehudit Hasin-Brumshten, Jon Greenfield


Silver Life Master - Daniel Sonner


Sapphire Life Master - Janice Nakao


Gold Life Master - Edie Wong





For more Unit 498 news from District 21's monthly publication, 

Diamond in the Ruff,  click below for our San Mateo Column, written by Fran Gaura

Unit 498’s 2019 Unit Games and Sectionals



January 26              Saturday                                 Unit Game                                          Fattoria e Mare


February 23-24       Saturday/Sunday                    Open Sectional                                   Cañada College


March 23                Saturday                                  Unit Game/ PRO/AM*                         Fattoria e Mare


April 20                   Saturday                                 Unit Game                                           Fattoria e Mare


April 28                   Sunday                                    High School Championship                Palo Alto Bridge Center


May 4-5                  Saturday/Sunday                     NLM Sectional (0-500 MP’s)              Fattoria e Mare


June 22                   Saturday                                 Unit Game/Longest Day                     Fattoria e Mare


July 10                    Wednesday                             Unit Game (Evening)                          Fattoria e Mare


August 3 and 4     Saturday/Sunday                    Open Sectional                                   Cañada College


September 7           Saturday   9:30                       NAP Unit Qualifier                              Fattoria e Mare


September 21         Saturday                                 Unit Game/PYB Charity game            Fattoria e Mare


October 5-6            Saturday/Sunday                    NLM Sectional (0-500 MP’s)               Fattoria e Mare


October 26             Saturday                                 Unit Game                                           Fattoria e Mare


November 16         Saturday                                 Unit Game/ Annual Meeting                Fattoria e Mare


December 14         Saturday                                 Unit Game/Holiday Party                    Fattoria e Mare


*AM’s are Non-Life masters under 500 MP’s


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