Contact the CBA

  • Join Now!
  • My CBA
  • Learn/Improve
  • Play/Results
  • Websites
  • Milestones
  • Tournaments
  • CBA Board
  • CBA HOME
    New to Bridge? Check out Unit 124 resources:
    Newcomers                        Improve Your Bridge
    Bridge Classes                   Learning Guide
    Popular Links:
    ALERT/NLM News
    2016 CBC Results
    Members Directory
    Unit Wide Game
    Partnerships
    Website Users Guide
    NameTags
    June 23 NLM Newsletter
    Learn to Play Software(Free - Windows (PC):
    Bridge Basics                              Beyond the Basics
    CALENDAR USERS GUIDE
    Major Events -
    2016 NABC Washington DCCBC Summer STaCCincinnati NLM Sectional2016 Flying Buckeye Regional

    NEWS

    Note:  STac schedule change - Deschapelles Monday August 8 STaC is NOT an open game.  It will be members only.
     


    Fantoni-Nunes found guilty of Cheating by the EBL.  Sentencing Document.

    Reminder -
    the Unit Wide Game contested regularly for more than 5 years has ended its run as of June 2016.  The game requires at least 3 clubs in the unit participate at the same time with the same hands.  In response to the recent fee increase by the ACBL,  the Anderson BC canceled their participation, leaving the Unit unable to continue the game.

    Members - check the directors desk for your CBA Member name tag - we have dozens whose owners have not yet claimed.
    Check out the photos from the farewell Party Monday Evening July 11th
    Summer Gateway Sectional Results
    Notice - we are experiencing a temporary e-mail outage.  We are working with TWC to restore service.


    Longest Day"The Longest Day"
    fundraiser for the Alzheimer Association held Monday June 20 was a big success.  We raised over $ 8000.00.  I would like to thank all of our members for their generous contributions as well as the directors that donated their time and money to help make this a success.  Also a big “Thanks” to Sue Leslie Wheeler who donated her time on the Sunday before the event and helped set up the food on the following day for all the sessions with help from Nancy Sage.  Thank you Bob Fisk for organizing the “Silent Auction” and to the people that donated their gifts that helped bring us to our final total -- Justina Clendening.   Thanks to you Jusie for coordinating this CBC day, and to our Directors Deb Cummings and Mike Lipp for organizing the CBC games.

    D11 NAP QualifiersJune - August District 11 North American Pairs Qualifying Games at clubs near you. 
    Details see the D11 NAP Page

    CONGRATULATIONS! CBA MEMBERS ON THE MOVE
    WELCOME! New Members: Ann Bickel, Gertrude Marcum, Cathy Schreiber, Beverly Wendel, Vivian Pohl
    NEW RUBY LIFE MASTER: Bonnie Parker
    NEW SILVER LIFE MASTER: Sanford Franklin
    NEW BRONZE LIFE MASTERS:
    Nancy Dever,  Joanne Earls, Martin Petersen
    NEW LIFE MASTERS: Norah Clark, Howard Simon
    Others with promotions:
    Deborah Adams, Vasudha Kale, M Smith, Bradley Martin, Carla Runda, BVera Sue Brinkman, Barry Wauligman, Paula Wolfe. Promotions are updated through July 1, 2016.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details! As of December 2015, the ACBL established new Life Master ranks. For details see our Members on the Move Page or go to the ACBL Masterpoint Rank Page

    July - Sep CBC Tue PM Specials
    Come on out and join the fun - Open and NLM games with special attraction every Tuesday Evening. You can make the Open game thrive. You can grow the NLM game.  The more the merrier. Bring a friend!
    July 26 Mentor Pairs and NLM Game (NLMs can play in either).
    Aug 2 NAPQ – Open & NLM
    Aug 9 D11 Summer STaC - Open & NLM Pairs.  SILVER POINTS
    Aug 16 BAM Teams - Open & NLM. Board of Directors Night - Pizza with entry.
    Aug 23 Mentor Pairs and NLM Game (NLMs can play in either).
    Aug 30 NAPQ - Open & NLM – Win a free play to Tuesday Night! (Must have 5 tables minimum per section for drawing)

    CBA Mentoring Program2016 CBA Mentoring Programs Underway
    NKBC (Elsmere KY) Contact Cordell Coy with questions cordellcoy@gmail.com (859) 466-1835.
    Cincinnati Bridge Center contact Bob Fisk bobsbbcards@gmail.com (513) 379-5252 or Barbara Levinson bsl@fuse.net  (513) 258-8216 with questions. 
    SPECIAL - $10 CBC Game Passes for Mentor Pairs good at any CBC game (save $4).  See Barb, Bob, or Mike Lipp.

    Have you tried the Common Game?  Mike Lipp directs a limited game on Monday Evenings and an Open Game on Wednesday Mornings that are now part of the Common GameNKBC has a Common Game every 2nd and 4th Tuesday Morning.  Use Bridge Winners Common Game, you can get expert players to answer ask experts your questions about any Common Game Hand.
    Recruiting New Bridge Players and ACBL Members - What works best?  
    Thanks to Beth Reid, we have substantial data regarding new ACBL member referrals for the past 5 Years.  We grow best when friends invite friends who invite friends... - Just say'in! DATA

    BooksLooking for Bridge Lessons?  We've got 'em! Check out the offerings for beginners and intermediates starting in January. Spring 2016 Lesson Calendar
    D11District 11 Ethics & Proprieties Handbook (Draft) -
    Here is a source for discussing the ethics and proprieties of bridge with new players, teachers, club directors, sanction holders and experienced tournament veterans. This draft reference draws from ACBL material (Zero Tolerance, Active Ethics, tournament proprieties, and wonderful content from Canterbury Regional Bridge Association of New Zealand. Please send comments for improvement to Steve Moese at moesefamily@aol.com
    ACBLA. Beth Reid's Board of Director's Report to District 11.
    Board of Governor's Summary to District 11.  
    Large file 1.4 MB
    ACBL Board of Directors Motions for Reno NABC March 2016
    Robert Hartman's BoG Presentation Slides
    Special Board of Governor's Report on ACBL Finances.
    ACBL Strategic Plan   One Page Summary
    CBA DirectoryNew CBA directories are at the CBC.  Pick yours up now - better still, use our online directory!  Online Member Directory.  Click icon. Password Required. ALERTApril 2016 Issue - LARGE FILE 19 pages 1.6 MB
    Printed copies available at the CBC and NKBC
    Midwest MonitorApril 2016 eMagazine is now available.  Big file (6 MB) - use a high speed connection for best results.

    Need more help finding partners at the CBC?
    Contact Joanne Earls  jolman@fuse.net  513-772-4395, 513-478-2033.
    Cheating Scandal News

    John Colapinto "Is the Competitive Bridge World Rife with Cheaters?" Vanity Fair March 2016
    David Owen "Dirty Hands" The New Yorker Magazine March 7 2016
    Jonah Keri, Tricks, Tics, Taps: The Cheating Scandal Rocking Professional Bridge" Rolling Stone Magazine March 9, 2016


    SITE MAP
    Join Now!
    CBA Member benefits
    ACBL Member Page
    Renew My Membership
    Join the CBA


    Learn & Improve

    Supervised Play
    For Newcomers
    Learn Bridge in a Day
    CBA Mentoring Program
    Improve Your Game
    CBA Learning Guide
    Learning Points
    New to Duplicate?
    Find a Teacher
    Bridge Class Schedule
    Bridge Library
    ACBL Alert Chart
    MyCBA
    Need a Partner?
    Map to the Bridge Center
    Map to Unit 124 Clubs
    Newsletters
    Youth Bridge
    For Newcomers
    Member Directory
    Member Profiles
    2015 Stand-By Players
    Past Event Photos

    e-mail the CBA
    e-mail the Webmaster
    e-mail the ALERT Editor

     Recipes
    Bridge Quotes

    Website FAQs
    Web Stats
    Play/Results
    Club Game Results 2016
    Unit Wide Game Results

    Club Games Schedule
    Club Games Week at a Glance

    Past Year Results
    Club Game Results 2015
    Club Game Results 2014
    Club Game Results 2013
    Club Game Results 2012
    Club Game Results 2011
    Club Game Results 2010

    Websites
    Anderson DBC
    Deschapelles DBC
    Middletown DBC
    Northern Kentucky DBC
    Sycamore Springs DBC Springboro
    Womens Interclub
    District 11
    ACBL
    Milestones
    Members on the Move
    Photos & Awards
    70% games
    Member Master Points
    CBA Life Master Honor Roll
    Unit 124 Power Ratings
    Mini McKenny
    Ace of Clubs


    Tournaments
    Cincinnati Flying Pig  Regional
    Cincinnati NLM Sectional
    NKy Getaway Sectional
    Cincinnati Fall Spooktacular Sectional
    Winter STaC
    Spring STaC
    Summer STaC
    D11 North American Pairs
    D11 Grand National Teams

    D11 Future Tournaments
    ACBL Calendar D11 Tournaments
    ACBL NABC Tournaments
    CBA Board
    Board Members
    Nomination Form
    Board Meetings & Minutes
    Comittees & Key Roles
    Education Master Plan
    CBA Constitution
    Policies-Procedures
    Board Resources
    CBA Financials
    Contact the CBA
    How Unit 124 Works
    TOP