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  • Learn Bridge in a Day (LBIAD)

    You’ll nail the basics of bridge in this interactive class that had both instruction and coached play. If you’re just starting, returning to the game or wanting to “test the waters” before taking formal lessons, this course is for you. In just four to five hours, students become confident with basic bidding, scoring, and the mechanics of play. Included in your registration is a 35-page student manual which walks a beginning student through the history, mechanics, scoring,... read more...
    Monday, 22 June 2020 by Sandy Graham
  • Online Cooperation with Guelph/Cambridge Virtual Club

    GRBC and Guelph / Cambridge have set up a joint committee to pursue a cooperative approach online. Guelph and Cambridge originally teamed up to operate one Virtual Club on BBO. GRBC operates our own Virtual Club. The goal of our joint committee is to improve the online experience for our members and to expand attendance at our games. You may be aware that ACBL has restrictions on the Virtual Clubs that you can play at. You need to ask permission to play at a Virtual Club if you haven’t played... read more...
    Monday, 22 June 2020 by Sandy Graham
  • Finding a Partner

    In addition to the old-fashioned telephone method, there are two ways to find a partner for our virtual BBO games: Up to two hours before a game, you can go to the BBO registration area for the game. In the upper right you will see “Partnership Desk”. Click on that and you will see if anyone is waiting for a partner. You can click on someone who is waiting or click to add you own name to the desk. If you prefer to arrange a partner ahead of time you can use Pianola Partner Finder. Log... read more...
    Monday, 22 June 2020 by
  • Reminder: Club membership fees are due by the end of June

    Please make sure you submit your payment of $70 membership fee in one of these two ways: Send an etransfer to clubmanager@grandriverbridgeclub.comNo password is required. Alternately, you can write a cheque payable to Grand River Bridge Club (not GRBC) and mail it to: Bev Pope, 40 Piccadilly Square, New Hamburg, ON N3A 0C7. read more...
    Friday, 19 June 2020 by Sandy Graham
  • The Longest Day of Bridge - fundraiser for Alzheimer's

    On June 20th and 21st the ACBL is holding a charitable fundraiser to support the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Games on those days will award double master points. The game fee will be increased to $6. Our club will add two games to those days. There will be an Open Game at 12:30 on Saturday June 20th. On Sunday, June 21st, there will be a Fast 499er game at 10 a.m. This game will be 18 boards at 7 minutes a board. read more...
    Wednesday, 17 June 2020 by Sandy Graham
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