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News/Announcements:

Mentor-Mentee Game:

Another great MM game! Many thanks to all those who participated (and to all of those who worked so hard to make it happen).

Hand records and comments and much more information on the 22 deals are here, now.

And here are the results.

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Future Stars Sectional: Don't miss the Future Stars Sectional taking place Saturday and Sunday, March 4th and 5th. This tournament is for non-life masters with fewer than 500 masterpoints.

Because of the super turn out for past sectionals, this is now being held at the Engineer's Hall in Burnaby!

Here's the flyer.

The partnership desk is now open.

Lunch is available ($5), if you order at the morning registration.

(If you have fewer than 200 masterpoints, make sure you come to the Future Stars Sectional. But there's another great tournament coming up just for you! Check out the 0-200 Sectional info below).

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Monthly Unit Game: The next MUG is Saturday, March 4, at VBC (Pairs).

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0-200 Sectional: The 0-200 Sectional takes place Saturday, April 1st (at VBC).

Here's the flyer.

This is a great opportunity to play with your peers and earn Silver Points!

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Matchpointer: The most recent Matchpointer is now on-line.

If you want to contribute an article, or have a suggestion about items that might be included, in future issues, please contact our Matchpointer Editor, Nick Stock.

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Trophy Sectional: Thanks for the great turn out! Feedback for the new site was very positive, apart from some parking issues. Please let us know (by e-mail) if there were any other problems.

Results are below.

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Start Times for Sectionals: Please let us know (by e-mail) if the earlier start times for for the games on Saturday at the Trophy Sectional work for you or cause any problems.

Comments won't be published with names, but we would appreciate no anonymous comments, so we can get a better idea of how start times are affecting members.

(Many thanks to those who have already written us with your thoughts and advice about start times for previous sectionals!)

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A/X IMP League: For current results for the A/X IMP League, click the IMP League Menu at the top of this page.

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B/C IMP League: Here's information about the B/C IMP League and the schedule.

Next game for the B and C leagues is Sunday, January 22.

Any questions? Contact Peter Morse.

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Round Up Sectional - Apology from the Unit Board: The Unit 430 Board apologizes for the condition of the playing site used for the Roundup Sectional this past weekend. When the site was selected more than a year ago, there was a shortage of available properties for the weekend which had been previously chosen for the tournament. But the Unit Board could have done a better job of checking out the site and its shortcomings before making the final site decision.

Partly in response to the playing site a letter from a unit member was circulated with suggestions for improving the administration of bridge in our area, including playing site selection. Here's the letter, and the response from our Unit President, Peter Morse.

The Unit Board very much appreciates this kind of feedback. Please feel free to write to the Unit Board at any time with suggestions and questions about what's going on.

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Canadian Bridge Federation Championships 2017:The 2017 CBF Bridge Championships are being held in the Radisson Hotel in downtown Winnipeg.

Please note the revised dates: April 29 to May 7, 2017.

For more information, visit the CBF website

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Historical Information: Work continues on collecting and preserving the Unit's history. You can access the links under "Trophy Races" at the top of the page, or check here for:

- past trophy winners, and

- a guide to when trophy events are played.

Unit Board Minutes: There are gaps for past years, but Minutes for Unit Board meetings held in 2016 (and the AGM minutes) are now on-line.

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For New/Intermediate Players: The page for New and Intermediate Players has links to teachers, lessons and games suitable for newer players. Plus helpful articles!


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Tournament and Game Results:

Trophy Sectional - Jan. 13-15th: Results will be posted here when available and the Masterpoint Winners List will be here (again, when available).

Mentor-Mentee Game, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016: Results and commentary.

Round Up Sectional - Nov. 4-6th: Results and Masterpoint Winners List.


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Zero Tolerance: The Unit 430 Board is concerned that not all players are aware of their responsibilities (both in terms of ethics in play, and also the importance of respect to partner and other players) and would like all members to read this article by Peter Morse, President of Unit 430, concerning Zero Tolerance.

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Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs 2017: Current standings for District 19 and for Unit 430.

Mini-McKenney 2017: Current standings for District 19 and for Unit 430.

(ACBL updates the current information on the 6th of each month -- usually later in the day.)



Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs: Final standings for 2016 District 19 and for Unit 430.

Mini-McKenney: Final standings for 2016 District 19 and for Unit 430.


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Club Results:

More club results (and often hand records) can be found at "ACBL Club Game Results"



Planning your future games and tournaments? Here's a listing of events locally and regionally for January, February and March.

January 2017 Event Calendar

February 2017 Event Calendar
March 2017 Event Calendar