Richmond Bridge Association

Welcome to the Official Site for the Richmond Bridge Association, Unit 109, part of District 6 of the American Contract Bridge League! Here you will find information on duplicate bridge in central Virginia.

Where is Unit 109?

Hampton Roads Trophy 2016

Teams from the RBA fought valiantly on April 30, but we were unable to retain the Hampton Roads trophy.  Ed Kinlaw captained the team, and thanks all who played.

Special congratulations go out to players who placed in the overalls in their various strats, including:

1st in the open strat
Harry Gellis & Patti Martin
Mike Fine & Rick Deyerle

4th in the open strat (while only playing seven matches)
David Trent & Franklin Price
Neil & Helen Moran

3rd in the <8000 strat
Paul Anderson & Randall Holden
Cindy Revercomb & Ruth Miles

4th in the <8000 strat
Margaret Anderson & Sarah Browning
Govind Narayan & Christine D’Ambra

4th in the <3000 strat
Bryan & Darlene Selz
Clay McCaskey & Jack Spooner

Results: Strata A, Strata B, Strata C

Friendly Bridge Trophy

fbtrophy1604The Friendly Bridge trophy game was held Tuesday, April 26. For the first time, there was a TIE! It will be shared by Eliza Askin, Jeanne Loving, Carolyn Troisi, and Tom Billups for the next 6 months. Congratulations to all four!

Ginter Park Game at Bridge Center

Starting Friday, May 8, the Ginter Park game will be played at the Bridge Center. It is scheduled to be played on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 11:00 am and has been permanently moved to the Bridge Center. Join us for a fun game and bring your lunch. Paul Anderson will direct, as usual.

Grand National Teams

From Steve Robinson:

Unlimited, 0-2500, Non-life-master (0-500) Grand National Teams

You MUST PREREGISTER your team.
You MUST BE club qualified to play in this event.

The deadline for preregistration period is Thursday April 21th. Bring $100.00 to the WBL Unit Game any Thursday and someone will be there to collect. Make checks out to District 6: List all team members and which flight. If you choose to mail, it must be at Lynn Jones mail by Thursday April 21th.

In addition please email to both Lynn Jones and Bill Cole your players so we can track progress.
Lynn Jones at bridgelynn@comcast.net
410-560-3244
10 Tenby Court Timonium,  Md 21093
If you need help with finding teammates call or email Bill Cole.

Bill Cole 301-602-9024 <colebridge@aol.com>

Unlimited Grand  National Teams
First weekend Saturday April 30th 12:00 noon
Sunday May 1 11:00 AM
at White Oak Community Center
Second weekend May 21 (noon) May 22 (11AM)

0-2500 Bracket
First weekend April 30th 12:00 noon
May 1 11:00 AM
Second weekend May 21-22

Two sites

Northern site
at White Oak Community Center
Southern site
at Charlottesville Cavalier Inn.

NLM  bracket

First weekend April 30th 12:00 noon
May 1 11:00 AM
Second weekend May 21-22

Two sites

Northern site
at White Oak Community Center

Richmond Bridge Association Annual Meeting and Election

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Clarion Hotel Central
3207 North Boulevard

5:30 p.m. – Dinner – includes chicken marsala, baked salmon, eye of round roast beef, scalloped potatoes, vegetable medley, green salad, rolls, butter, and cake.
6:30 p.m. – Annual Meeting, Awards and Election
7:00 p.m. – Bridge (Friendly Bridge and Open Games)

Just $15.00 per person includes dinner and bridge. Sign up by May 8 by leaving check in envelope at the Bridge Center or by sending check to Becky Duty, 8904 Norwick Circle, Richmond, VA 23229.

Nominating Committee Slate of Officers for 2016-18:
President – Barry Fratkin; Vice-President – Anne Atwood;
Secretary – Chris D’Ambra; Treasurer – Tom Kasvin.
Directors – Becky Duty, Francis Terminella, Paul McGowan, Debra Gardner

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