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Good Ethics - Larry Cohen!
All Larry's Articles Go to Cheating Scandal News
Partner Makes a Slow pass (1 of 2)
Partner Makes a Slow Pass (2 of 2)
Other Tempo Issues (1)
Other tempo Issues (2) Faces and Gestures
Snapping Cards and Other Annoyances
The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 1)
The History of Cheating in Bridge (Part 2)
Monday July 4, 2016 - Deschapelle Bridge Club invites you to their Open Pairs game at 11 AM at the Cincinnati Bridge Center. Come on come all!! Let the fireworks begin.
"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.
Summer Gateway Sectional July 15-17 - Don't miss this mid-summer tournament. Fabulous hospitality, free lectures and lots of SILVER POINTS. The Cincinnati Bridge Center will close for this weekend.
Looking for results from the Flying Pig Regional? Go to our Tournament Results Page or to the ACBL Page
June - 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 Member: Rachel Swaitti
NEW GOLD LIFE MASTER: BOB FISK
NEW SILVER LIFE MASTER: Joe Pike
NEW BRONZE LIFE MASTERS: Donald Morris, Tak Oliver Yip
NEW LIFE MASTERS: Pam Campbell, Robert Sefton Smith,
Others with promotions: Jan Cozad-Jackson, Gretchen Dinerman, Kevin Henry, Monica Ibarra, Stephen Messinger, Joe Nurre, Fred Keyes, Swarna Mohan, Judith Painter, Peggy Penny, Mary Ellen Slauson, Mary Jacobs, Leonard Kanterman, Katy Smeltzer, Paul Stratman, Beth Wales, Mike Burns, Lewis Temples, Janet Hansen, Jan Polk, Gail Zimmer. Promotions are updated through June 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
June - 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!
2016 CBA Mentoring Programs Underway
NKBC (Elsmere KY) Contact Cordell Coy with questions email@example.com (859) 466-1835.
Cincinnati Bridge Center contact Bob Fisk firstname.lastname@example.org (513) 379-5252 or Barbara Levinson email@example.com (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 Game. NKBC 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
Looking for Bridge Lessons? We've got 'em! Check out the offerings for beginners and intermediates starting in January. Spring 2016 Lesson Calendar
District 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
A. 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
Need more help finding partners at the CBC? Contact Joanne Earls email@example.com 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
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