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    The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Wednesday Morning, Friday Morning and Saturday Afternoon games will continue at the Cincinnati Bridge Center under new leadership.  We look forward to seeing you at the Cincinnati Bridge Center.  Check the Unit Calendar for details and game updates.

    WELCOME! New Members: Margaret Booker, Dennis, Hartoin, Lois Hartoin, Jean Hicks, Dona Koch, Marjorie Miller, Elaine Rothstern.  Transfers: Gordon Crispin, Joyce Robbins. 
    NEW Life Master: Stacy Vanstone
    Others with promotions:  David Warner, Joan Westendorf, Margaret Blum, Monica Ibarra, Arun Karnik, Kevin Henry, Julian Kurtzman, Pattie Jamison.  Promotions are updated through January 1, 2016.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details!
    Congratulations to Unit 124 Award Winners
    Jerry Steuernagle Award: 
    Jointly to Phyllis Bishop and Mike Purcell for their work to encourage new players to play duplicate bridge, as well as successful innovations in bridge education.
    Patty Eber Award - Don Etson for his untiring and valuable service to the Cincinnati Bridge Center.
    Nancy Sach's Mentor Award - Bob Fisk for leading the Unit Mentor Program and for extraordinary support teaching new players.  Here are the top results from the Unit Championship Holiday Game. Congratulations to Al and Janet Venosa on their win!!!:
    No Dir Name Name Flt OA OB OC SA SB SC Score Pct  Awards
    10 NS Al Venosa Janet Venosa C 1 1 1 1 1 1 210.25 67.39 3.94(OA)
    6 EW Donald Etson John Meinking A 2 . . 1 . . 205.87 65.98 2.96(OA)
    12 EW Robert Prosise Marilyn Prosise C 3 2 2 2 1 1 196.05 62.84 2.22(OA)
    4 NS Joyce Tedrick Barry Wauligman C 4 3 3 2 2 2 194.5 62.34 1.66(OA)
    Full results are available onlline at this link (see also the calendar to the left).
    The Annual CBA Coat and Sweater Drive ends this weekend!  If you have any questions please call Nalin Mehta at 513 417 0918.

    EIGHT IS ENOUGH comes to Thursday Nights! Thursday night team game is changing. Starting Nov 17!
    Player Points Assignments:  1 Point: <500 Masterpoints; 2 Points: 500-2000 MPs; 3 Points: > 2000 MPs.
    No Team can have more than 8 Points. Great Fun and an opportunity for Mentor/Mentee pairs to continue their partnerships, and for newer player to team up with more experienced players. Sign  up here:
    CBA 8 is ENOUGH

    Here is your copy of the:
    Fall 2016 ALERT
    (Large File 2 MB Use high Speed Connection for best Results)
    October 2016 District 11 Midwest Monitor
    (Large file 7.4 MB - Use high speed connection for best results)
    Plan Your Campaign! - help to reach your next Master Point Rank. Created and sponsored by the Common Game. Please direct any questions/comments to
    Have you tried the Common Game?  Mike Lipp directs a limited game on Monday Evenings and an Open Game on Tuesday and 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
    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 reference draws from ACBL material (Zero Tolerance, Active Ethics, tournament proprieties, and wonderful content from Canterbury Regional Bridge Association of New Zealand.
    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
    Board of Directors and Board of Governor's Reports
    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. ALERTOct 2016 Issue - LARGE FILE 1.6 MB
    Printed copies available at the CBC and NKBC
    Midwest MonitorOctober 2016 eMagazineonitor.pdf" target="_blank">October 2016 eMagazine is now available.  Big file (7.4 MB) - use a high speed connection for best results.
    Need more help finding partners CBC? Contact Joanne Earls  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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