EBC HIGHLIGHTS

Our Edmonton Bridge Centre reopened Tuesday, September 7th.
ALL people entering the club need to be FULLY VACCINATED.
See the September letter and calendar for details.

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Following the recent provincial mandates, our club remains OPEN for

FULLY VACCINATED players. We have to ask for proof of vaccination.

Please bring along your proof and we will add you to a list of approved

entrants, so you will not have to show it each time. Also, the mandate

to wear masks inside continues, so please be diligent in wearing your

mask and keeping us all safe. Thank you for your co-operation. 

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For current letter to members click: <September 2021  Letter>

 

 For previous letters to members click:<August 2021  Letter>

<July 2021  Letter> <June 2021  Letter>

<March 2021  Letter> <February 2021  Letter>

 <January 2021 Letter> <Dec, Nov & Sept Letters >

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October Special Events

Edmonton Bridge Centre reopened for live play

Tuesday September 7 - Schedule continues in October

 

OCTOBER 2021 Calendar

 

Championships and Special games on the calendar.

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EBC and members have always supported the local Alzheimer's Society of AB & NWT. Thanks for your help on the longest day event in June. For information or to donate directly, click on:  Alzheimers AB & NWT

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'Hands In Review' & 'Member Coffee and Chat'

Zooms are on summer recess 

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SPRING TEAM LEAGUE

3 Flights - 27 Teams !

Schedule and Final Results: <Here>

Conditions of Contest <Here>

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Time for 2021 Bridge.
Find out about Virtual Bridge below.
Get a partner and join us online!

Having agreements and a Convention Card is important.

Starting Dec 1, We will be checking and enforcing.

Learn how to fill out your BBO CCs <HERE>

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70%+  Games
Check out the list of Special Winners
from April thru December: <here>
Congratulations on these great games !

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EBC ONLINE BRIDGE

Many of you have found ways to play bridge online. We now have a

VIRTUAL CLUB on Bridgebase Online (BBO). We are able to offer ACBL

 masterpoints and unlimited tables, but we have to charge a fee for this.

We offer many separate OPEN and INTERMEDIATE games.

In BBO, under Virtual clubs, then ACBL clubs, Scroll through pending games, look for or search VACB130096 and EDMONTON in caps. It may be easier to find next time, if you 'follow' or 'friend' our VACB130096 identity.

 

Current Schedule of Games

Monday & Friday Afts 12:30pm Open IMP Pairs.
Wednesday & Friday Afts 12:30pm Intermediate Pairs.
Saturday and Sunday Afts 12:30pm Single Open Stratified

See Calendar below:


Make sure you have BB$ in your account and register.
Both players need to be online to register.
The usual price is 4 $US per player.
(80% goes to supporting our club and directors)
Occasionally, the ACBL charges a higher sanction, which we have to add to the price.


Hand Records now available on EBC Results Page Calendars


You do not have to be an ACBL member to play but you do have to attach your
ACBL member number to your BBO profile to receive masterpoints.

Do this by going to ACBLworld, click blue button <Update ACBL Number>.

 

If you would like tutorials about BBO, some can be found <HERE>

 

If you have yet to discover online bridge you can still check out

our guide sheet, click the first green button below:

 

   


If you have questions about BBO you can contact Don at ddg4bridge@gmail.com

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Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Be safe and healthy. Don't panic. Be of help to others.

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Check out our calendar for hand records and special events
OCTOBER 2021

JUL 2021 AUG 2021 SEP 2021


The Bob Crosby Memorial Library

Robert (Bob) Crosby, who died in 2012, was one of Edmonton's most accomplished bridge players, as well as being a prolific coach and writer. Bob's insight, thoughtfulness, and clarity of expression are apparent here, in the almost 2,000 articles that he wrote during the last several years of his life.