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News/Announcements:

Mentor-Mentee Game: Thanks to everyone who participated in the August 13th game and made it such a great success!

Results are posted below (under "Tournament and Game Results").
Plus McBruce has once again put together a very nifty set of hand records and analysis!

Evergreen Sectional September 3-5: Get ready for the Evergreen Sectional next month
Need a partner for any of the events? The Partnership desk is now open!

Click here for tips on how to using the Partnership Desk.

Matchpointer: The next Matchpointer will be published in time for the September Sectional.

If you wish to submit an article for consideration for this edition, or a future issue, or have suggestions for things that might be of interest, please contact the Matchpointer editor, Nick Stock.

Burnaby 0-199 Sectional September 24: If you have fewer than 200 masterpoints, we've got a great tournament for you! It's being held at the Engineers Hall on Saturday, September 24th. Plan on taking part (and earn silver points playing with your peers!)

(If you need a partner, the Partnership Desk will be opened up at the end of August).

Help Wanted!: With Fred Baldwin's retirement from the Unit Board, the Treasurer position is vacant. If you have an accounting background and are interested in helping out, please contact Peter Morse.

Monthly Unit Game: The next MUG (Pairs) is Saturday, Sept. 10th.

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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:

Mentor-Mentee Game - August 13: Results and commentary are here.

Penticton Regional - June 13-19: Results and Daily Bulletins are here.

Spring Sectional (May 20-23): Click here and here for results from the Spring sectional.


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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 2016: Current standings for District 19 and for Unit 430.

Mini-McKenney 2016: 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.)

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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 August and September.

August 2016 Event Calendar
September 2016 Event Calendar