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    Learn BridgeAre you ready to learn how to play BRIDGE? Here are resources from the ACBL. Choose to learn bridge the way that suits you best. Details
    The ACBL Educational Foundation launches BridgeWhiz, free to all students. Each graduate receives a free, one-year Junior Membership in the American Contract Bridge  DETAILS - SUPPORT BRIDGEWHIZ - VOLUNTEER

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    CBA Name Tag? Contact Joanne Earls (513) 772-4395
    1st Tag Free to Newcomers!
    Replacements $4 each

    CBANeed help finding a partner? Contact the game director. CBC Games  NKBC Games   Anderson Game

    ACBLHow to Fill Out Your Convention Card (see Conventional Wisdom link on this page for detailed instructions how to fill out your card).
    BridgeWinners Editor (Join! It's free. You can share and compose online with partner).
    NEW ACBL Convention Card
    NEW Card .pdf Electronic Form
    Other System Cards (not for ACBL use):
    World Bridge Federation
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    How to fill out your System Card - WBF

    D112022 District 11 Sectionals
    D112022 District 11 Regionals
    D112022 District 11 GNT/NAP Finals
    The calendar below shows Unit events & tournaments. See club websites for club schedules. 

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    CBASaturday Supervised Play (U100) a fun way to build skills.

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    Anderson Bridge Club
    Cincinnati Bridge Center Clubs
    Northern Kentucky Bridge Club

    Other Area Clubs:

    Thursday Bridge Club
    Margaret Blum
    Lebanon Duplicate BC Doug Reams
    Middletown Duplicate BC Doug Reams
    Sycamore Creek DBC Lynda Brown Walker

    CBALearn about BBO, playing online & finding your results:  Online Bridge

    How to Use Bridge Base Online (Sylvana Morici)
    Adding BBO $'s to your account (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Bid and Play (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Alert your Bids (Sylvana Morici)
    How to Set up your convention card (S.Morici)
    How to Play on BBO (Samantha McDouglas)

    2022 Monthly STaC
     Providence NABCDETAILS         D25 Site
    2022 FLying Buckeye
    Fairborn DETAILS 
    Evansville DETAILS FLYER
    DETAILS            FLYER

    NEWS Contact Us  Welcome to Unit 124! 

    Welcome New Members: Huang-Chia Chang, Korwyn Kearns, Jayden Nolan, Nell Wickstrom, Rick Wickstrom, Mary Wynn.
    Welcome Back Snowbirds:
    Linda Woodham (Unit 102). 

    ACBL LM PinNEW Ruby Life Master Michiko Natsume
    New Bronze Life Master
    Judith Lucas
    CONGRATULATIONS! Members with promotions: Michael Wheeler, Linda Costura, Craig Himes.  Promotions updated through June 1, 2022. See Milestones- Members on the Move

    June 26 - July 3, 2022 is STaC Week at Participating District 11 Clubs.  Get your SILVER POINTS.  Remember, top finishes in flight are eligible for District-wide overall awards. 

    Mentor ProgramThe Mentor Program at the Cincinnati Bridge Center begins Sunday, June 26, 2022.   Players udner 300 Masterpoints are encouraged to sign up as mentees.  Members Life Master and above with an interest in coaching are engouragd to sign up as Mentors.  Mantor pairs should plan to play a minimum of 4 times in the summer.  Established partnerships should not be mentor pairs. If you want to have a mentor in the Northern Kentucky games, please see the details for contact information.   Details     CBC Registration  

    NAPQNorth American Pairs is the grass roots North American Bridge Championship Pairs competition.  Qualification begins at clubs In June through August toward a District finals in October 2022.  Every club may run 2 NAPQ games each month.  District winners compete in the Spring NABC in 2023 (New Orleans LA) and receive a stipend to mitigate travel costs.  Club NAPQ awards are 1/2 Red, 1/2 Black at 3X award level.  See District 11 NAP FAQ for details. 

    Here is your  APRIL 2022 ALERT - This issue of the ALERT is electronic only - no print copies. (VERY Large File 7.6 MB and 52 pages. Use a high speed connection for best results).  ALERT LIBRARY

    New0-50 "Introduction to Duplicate" Game at the CBC 7-9:30 PM
    John Altman, directing. A friendly place for newer players to get comfortable with duplicate bridge. Only 18-21 hands so the pace is relaxed and you finish early. Runs in parallel with existing Under 2000 Game as attendance allows. Monday Night Lecture Series 6:40 PM - Free lecture for newer players. 
    Congratulations to our newest Life Masters, and all who earned Mini-McKenney and Ace of Clubs Awards for 2019/2020/and 2021. Photos - Memory Page

    JuniorsSummer Residential Bridge Camp for Juniors - Tuesday July 5 - Sunday July 12, 2022  Lake Williamson, Carlinville, IL
    This is a 6-day residential camp for $450 that includes both Bridge lessons and tournaments, as well as indoor and outdoor recreational activities for students entering 6th through 10th grades in the Fall of 2022. FLYER  Here are more Youth and Junior Bridge Events.

    Join the Fun at a Club Near You! See " Area Club Games " on the ← left of this page.

    Saturday Supervised Play a fun way to learn the game. SCHEDULE
    Come to the CBC at 9:30 AM for the lecture and then play from 10 AM-12 Noon with a coach and players of your skill level.  You may come with a partner or be matched with someone at the game.  Contact Mike Purcell or John Williams  for information 
    Come and PlayCome and Play Bridge Thursdays 2:00-4:00 PM.   at the CBC. Contact Tom Mess or John Williams for information. 
    0-50 MP Monday Evening Game 7PM
    John Altman directing.
    *Contact Pam Campbell or 513-720-2621.  
    4 Tables required. Open games on both days  get credit for all tables (except STaC).
    8 is Enough Swiss
    Thursday Evening 6:30 PM 1st/3rd/5th
    To register your team contact John Meinking .

    MemoriesRemember when? We've resurrected and repackaged photo memories from the past.  Hope you enjoy the CBA Memories!

    New ACBL ConventionCardNEW ACBL CONVENTION CARD The use of the card in tournaments will take place sometime this year. Look for Bulletin articles that explain the changes and the proper way to fill out the card. Download this .pdf ELECTRONIC FORM you can fill out and print from your computer or smart device.

    NLM NewsletterNLM Newsletter Unit 124 offers a bi-weekly Newsletter to better serve the bridge interests of our Non-Life Master Members. CBA Newsletter Library

    BiddingBoxWeekly Bidding Quiz Here's a fun way to think about different bidding situations. Members compare how they bid 6 hands each week.  For Non-Life-Masters and advancing players.  See the Quiz Page.

    Learn Bridge Are you ready to learn how to play BRIDGE? Here are a host of resources from the ACBL. Choose to learn bridge the way that suits you best. Details

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