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News/Announcements:

Trophy Sectional January 26-28:

The first sectional of the new year starts Friday at St. Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre.

Here's the flyer.

Parking fills up quickly. Car pool if you can (or take transit).

The Partnership Desk is now open.

(Click here for tips on how to use the Partnership Desk.)

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Peace Arch Sectional February 9-11:

The Peace Arch Sectional will be at Northwood Hall in Bellingham, Washington.

Here's the flyer.

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Mentor Mentee Game Feb. 17th:

The next Mentor Mentee Game will be held at the Vancouver Bridge Centre on Feb. 17th at 1 PM (note the new start time!)

Registration is now open (and will close February 10th).

Here's the flyer.

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Trophy Race Update:

Here are the final standings for most of the Unit 430 trophy races.

Also, our records of past trophy winners has been updated to include most results up to September, 2017.

(We're still working on updating records for the IMP League winners.....)

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Canadian Bridge Championships May 26 to June 3rd: This year the CBF Championships are being held in Montreal.
Please go to the CBF website for details (and to join the Canadian Bridge Federation).

Also, make sure you mark your calendars: the 2019 Championships are in Vancouver (May 4th-May12th, 2019).

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Monthly Unit Game:

The next MUG (Teams) is on February 3rd.

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Future Stars Sectional March 3-4th:

This sectional is for non-life masters with fewer than 500 masterpoints. Come and enjoy playing against your peers (and win lots of silver points!)

Here's the flyer.

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2018 Vancouver Regional:

Start planning for the 2018 Vancouver Regional!

It's taking place April 2nd to 8th, at a great location: the Grand Villa Casino and Delta Hotels Marriott Conference Centre.

Here's the flyer.

And info about on-site options for dining!

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Start Times for Sectionals: Here are the results of the survey.

Many thanks to all those who took part. We really appreciated your taking the time and letting us have your thoughts and advice!

The information from the survey were considered by the Unit Board at its meeting on October 5th and, because of the overwhelming support for earlier start times, it was decided that for the next year events on Saturdays at Unit 430 tournaments will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Friday times will remain at 1:00 and 7:00).

(Another survey will be held next year to see how things worked out.)

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A/X and B/C IMP Leagues:

For the A/X League, contact Eda Kadar

For the B/C League, contact Peter Morse.

Results for the A/X League are available if you click on the IMP League Menu at the top of this page (or click here).

Results for the B/C League are here.

The next B/C IMP League game takes place February 4th, 2018 (at 12:30 at VBC).

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Information and Useful Articles:

ACBL adopted a number of new laws which are summarized here (courtesy of McBruce). Here's the handout for Mike Wilson's presentation on Visualization. (A must read for anyone trying to improve their bridge!)

(More useful articles are on the page for New and Intermediate Players).

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Matchpointer: The Summer-Fall 2017 Matchpointer is now on-line!

(Articles, and suggestions for articles, for the next edition of the Matchpointer are very welcome!

Our Matchpointer Editor, Nick Stock would love to hear from you.)

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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.

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Unit Board Minutes: There are gaps for past years, but Minutes for Unit Board meetings (and the AGM minutes) are on-line (Click on the Unit 430 tab at the bottom of the page and check out the resources there).

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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:

Round-Up Sectional (Nov. 10-12): Here are the results and the list of Masterpoint winners.

Whistler Regional: Here are links to the on-line bulletins and results.

Mentor-Mentee Game Oct. 21: Here are the results, and McBruce's hand analysis.

Olympia Regional Results are here.

Evergreen Sectional (Sept. 1-3): Here are the results.

August 2017 Mentor Mentee Game: Hand analysis (many thanks McBruce!) and results.

Spring Sectional May 19-22:

Check here for

- the results,

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

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 2018: Current standings for District 19 and for Unit 430.
(But these links will not be active until late on Feb. 6th!)


Mini-McKenney 2017: Current standings for District 19 and for Unit 430.
(Same thing! Not active until Feb. 6th.)


(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 2017 for District 19 and for Unit 430.

And the final standings for the Mini-McKenney for 2017 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 January through June.

Jan. 2018 Event Calendar

Feb. 2018 Event Calendar

Mar. 2018 Event Calendar

April 2018 Event Calendar

May 2018 Event Calendar
June 2018 Event Calendar