Asheville Bridge Clubs eNews Archives

 

Game Results Changes, Community Chat & More

August 26th 2020

BACK TO THE OLD WAY We are now providing results just like we used to on the clubs websites along with statistics, hand records, makeable contract info and more. You still will be able to view the results on ACBL Live, although the club website now provides more info than on ACBL Live. We have updated the club website to include all games played so far in August (with the old format and detailed information.) You can _click here_ to view August Games or visit the club website, then navigate to the Results a ...Continue Reading

Schedule Change, Gold, Post Games & More

August 22nd 2020

Asheville Clubs MODIFIED SCHEDULE ALERT August 27th & 28th THU 27th: No Game, go for the GOLD! _Gold Schedule_     _Gold Game FAQs_  FRIDAY 28th TWO GAME OPTIONS  Go for the Gold in the Regional   OR   JOIN US IN THE BOONE / HICKORY / MORGANTON FAST GAME, starts at 12:35 $4.00 3 boards a round, 18 minute rounds, 21 Boards ALL ASHEVILLE CLUBS PLAYERS WELCOME! If you wish to play in this game, please _RSVP_! (on game day search for Morganton or vacb234062) ...Continue Reading

Wednesday Community Post Game Chat Invatation

August 18th 2020

WEDNESDAY POST GAME COMMUNITY CHAT An invitation to Asheville Bridge, to attend the first Zoom Wednesday on-line chat and education session, tomorrow evening, 6:30-7:30, hosted by Rob, Wayne and Jonathan: * Our first Zoom Wednesday session will be experimental, we have ideas about what our players might need and enjoy, and with your participation, we fully expect them to improve over time. We especially hope you will attend the first session and help us to develop Zoom Wednesdays into a friendly and effective social a ...Continue Reading

Convention Cards ♥ Open Game Review ♠ Gold Points

August 16th 2020

CONVENTION CARDS WE'RE HERE TO HELP ACBL has requested directors issue an Average Minus (AV-) to pairs that fail to self alert if opponents are damaged, especially if the pair that did not self alert has failed to fill out a convention card and is not playing BBO's default SAYC Card. Despite numerous emails, a good number of players still do not have convention cards onfile with their partners. Part of the issue appears to be filling out the card improperly. Hopefully, the following Zoom Webinar will be able ...Continue Reading

Guest Policy Revisited, Last Round Robots

August 10th 2020

Asheville Clubs BREAKING NEWS Did you know, that if a Robot finishes the last hand for you, the Robot wins the master points, not you? YEP, hard to believe in this day and age BBO has not figured out how to make a Robot ineligible... So, if you are knocked off-line, please try to get back on before the end of the last board or all those hard earned master points from the game will be lost to the bot.  REVISITING THE VISITOR POLICY As most of you know, the Visitor Policy (formerly known as "Guest" pol ...Continue Reading

July Bridge Stats & Wayne Letter

August 3rd 2020

JULY STATS & Question from Wayne Dow July Asheville Club Game Stats  (7/1 – 7/31) July stats, and an education proposal to our members, courtesy of Wayne:   Proposal & Survey Question:  Is there a need and would you be interested in attending weekly Wednesday evening Zoom sessions (6:30-7:30 pm) to discuss hands from the day’s open games and similar instructional topics, towards the purpose of raising the level of competition within Asheville Bridge? Please respond Yes or No, with any comm ...Continue Reading

Mandatory Convention Card Use

July 25th 2020

CONVENTION CARDS REQUIRED ACBL has suggested directors issue an Average Minus (AV-) to pairs that fail to self alert if oponents are damaged, espicially if the pair that did not self alert has failed to fill out a convention card and is not playing BBO's default SAYC Card. If you don't fill out a card, you automatically default to BBO's SAYC Card and you are expected to know and play by BBO's SAYC Card. FILLING OUT A CONVETION CARD IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE! If you are not sure how to fill out a Conventi ...Continue Reading

New Bridge Guest Policy

July 23rd 2020

Asheville Clubs ACBL NEW VIRTUAL GUEST POLICY Many of you are familiar with the Guest Policy that has been in place since May 7th. Guest are not allowed to play with other guest and clubs are limited to 5% of players being guest averaged over a week. Out with the old and in with the new! New Guest Policy starts...3... 2.... 1..... NOW First off, Guest will no longer be called Guest but rather Visitors. This has to do with future event planning (thinking titles of event perhaps). Clubs are now limited to 15% of playe ...Continue Reading

2nd Try Silver Points & News

July 22nd 2020

THURSDAY JULY 23rd Limited 0-750 Game 10:35 short break Post Game Review 2:00 (last approxamity 1 hour) RSVP for Post Game Review (seats are limited) www.topboard.net (monthly pass holders do not need to RSVP) SILVER POINTS  The entire week, Monday through Sunday! Double Silver Points for all Asheville Clubs game. Fee per game is $6.75 Did you know that Topboard has their own eNews Flyer? We try to keep the Ashville Clubs News Letter about Ashville Clubs. If you are interested in recieveing the Toboard eNews Fl ...Continue Reading

Silver Points, Current & Fall Schedule, Partners

July 22nd 2020

THURSDAY JULY 23rd Limited 0-750 Game 10:35 short break Post Game Review 2:00 (last approxamity 1 hour) RSVP for Post Game Review (seats are limited) www.topboard.net (monthly pass holders do not need to RSVP)   SILVER POINTS  The entire week, Monday through Sunday! Double Silver Points for all Asheville Clubs game. Fee per game is $6.75 Did you know that Topboard has their own eNews Flyer? We try to keep the Ashville Clubs News Letter about Ashville Clubs. If you are interested in recieveing the Toboard eN ...Continue Reading
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