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News/Announcements:

Spring Sectional May 19-22:

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Sectional at the Queensborough Community Centre, and to all of those who worked so hard to make it happen!

Check here for

- the results,

- the list of masterpoint winners,and
- the handout for Mike Wilson's presentation on Visualization.

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Phil Wood Trophy:

The Phil Wood Trophy is awarded to the player who wins the most masterpoints in Unit 430 sectionals held in the year.

Here are the updated standings after our second tournament.

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Fund raiser to support girls' education in Kenya June 1st:

KFACE is offering a delicious African dinner to raise funds to support girls' education in Kenya.

This wonderful program has already taken 40 girls through high school and is now supporting 27 of them in post secondary, mostly university programs.

Support a great cause and at the same time enjoy the extraordinarily tasty and interesting African-Indian cuisine at the Jambo Grill!

Reserve your place as soon as possible so KFACE will know how many to expect, by e-mailing Marguerite Chiarenza at mchiarenza123@hotmail.com or kenfaceinfo@gmail.com.

Location: Jambo Grill - 3219 Kingsway

When? Thursday, June 1 @ 5:30 pm

How much? $65 a person

Check out the beautiful poster for the event!

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Matchpointer: The Spring 2017 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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Monthly Unit Game: The next MUG is Saturday evening, June 3, at VBC (Teams).

Here are the results from the game on May 6th.

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B/C IMP League: Congratulations to the winners of the B/C IMP League!

The Harris Team (Lynda Harris, Bill Spires, Mary Bishop, Bud Bishop, Janet Spires, Aileen Stone and Debra Blacklock) were winners of the C IMP League.

The Contzen Team (Kevin Contzen, Marco Paladino, Anne Katrichak, Ryley Breiddal and Tom Anderson) were winners of the B IMP League.

It was a lot of fun for everyone who took part. Start planning on taking part next year!

Any questions about next year? Contact Peter Morse.

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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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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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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:

Canadian Bridge Federation Championships 2017: Visit the CBF website for results.

Mentor Mentee Game April 29th, 2017: Here are the results and commentary.

April 1st 0-200 Sectional: Results are here.


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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.)



(Here are the final standings for the Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs for 2016 for District 19 and for Unit 430.

And the final standings for the Mini-McKenney for 2016 for 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 April, May and June.

April 2017 Event Calendar

May 2017 Event Calendar
June 2017 Event Calendar