Welcome to Unit 498's Website

The Villa at San Mateo

4000 S El Camino Real, San Mateo

Every Tuesday and Friday

Lesson at 11:30 am,

 Game at Noon

Open, Handicapped, Stratified


Parking at Villa



Longest Day Fund Raising Events

(Still availabe until August 31)


            Play With a Pro or Learn with a Teacher

            Reserve your space by emailing to event manager: dannasorenson@gmail.com


For a $100 donation, you can choose one of the following teachers to play a game with-

face to face or on BBO:  Fred Chasalow, Mark Sorenson, Sue Papilion, Robert Ng, Marcus Ballinger, Raad Bunni, Jenny Kuhn, Jeanie Kwong, or Cheryl Haines.


This expert will provide a review of your convention card, bidding and play of the hand.

If there is someone else you would like to play with, let Danna know and she will try to arrange it for you. 


Please note that you will pay the table fee for partner in online and in-person games.


For a $200 donation, arrange for four players ($50 each) to participate in a teaching table on BBO or in person.  This lesson will have pre-dealt hands.  You can choose from the following teachers:  Mark Sorenson, Robert Ng, Raad Bunni, and Sue Papilion.


For a $50 donation, you can play face to face or online and receive comments on your bidding and play of the hand from one of the above experts.  If there is someone else you would like to play with, ask Danna if that can be arranged.  You will pay the online table fee for partner.


For a $20 donation, learn from Jenny Kuhn how to fill out the new convention card at a 90 minute Zoom lesson. There is limited space for this class, so sign up early.

2022 Mentor Program

Our mentor-mentee games will continue online the last Thursday of each month. Our next game is

August 25 at 6:30 pm.


Please contact PeteGoldsmith: petedgoldsmith@gmail.com if you wish to 

participate  as a mentor or mentee.


Unit 498's  Clubs 

 Gabi/Patti Alliance on BBO

 Director: Gabi Bowling

NAP Qualifiers



Open Games

Monday thru Saturday

10:40 am


499er Games

Monday thru Saturday

10:40 am


Game Results


Virtual Club Number:

VACB 103325

Alliance: (Gabi and Patti)

San Mateo Bridge Center

Director: Raad Bunni

The Villa at San Mateo

 4000 S. El Camino Real


Cell: (650) 954-7747







Tuesday and Friday

Lesson at 11:30 am

Game at Noon

Open, Handicapped,






Game Results



Peninsula Duplicate Bridge Club

Director: Jenny Kuhn

(650) 690-2582


NAP Qualifiers


Aug 10 at 6:30 pm

Aug 24 at 6:30 pm



NLM (Less than 500):

Aug 10 and 11 at 9:35 am

Aug 24 and 25 at 9:35 am


Open Game

Wednesday Evening

6:30 pm



Wednesday and Thursday

9 - 11:30 am


Easybridge 1

Wednesday 6:00 to 8:30 pm


Game Results


Virtual Club Number:

VACB 273474

Coastside Women's Club

Senior Coastsiders
925 Main Street
Half Moon Bay


Director: Kent Taylor


Friday at 11:45 am 

Cost $10




Chinese American 2 on BBO

Director, Robert Ng

Open Game

Tuesday Evening at 6:50 pm





Virtual Club Number:

VACB 131292


 Welcome New Members


Silas Burdick, Joanne Englehardt, Gail Hynding, Jayson Lee, Rita Lee, Amber Lin



New Advancements/Achievements



Junior Master

Victoria Lowdon, Carol Ordemann


 Club Master

Janice O'Brien


Sectional Master

Ema Bowman, Lee Bowman


Regional Master

Prashanth Sriram


NABC Master

Lucy Ballard


Advanced NABC Master

Bob Gleason


Life Master

 Kathryn Barnard 

 Jeanne Kwong 

Kenneth Hui



Bronze Life Master

Kathryn Barnard

Glenna Cook


Silver Life Master

Christine Hevener


Ruby Life Master

Alex Stagner


Gold Life Master

Loretta Baines


Sapphire Life Master

Andrew Hoskins


Diamond Life Master

Robert Ipswitch





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

Diamond in the Ruff,  click below for our San Mateo Column, written by Melanie Mauldin.

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