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    • Spring Sectional April 11-13, 2024

      2024-02-16

      SAVE THE DATE!! Bridge Manitoba will be hosting our Spring Sectional Thursday, April 11 - Saturday, April 13. We are trying a different format this spring, with a one-session...

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    • Bridge Bash is a Smash - See Pics!

      2024-02-05

      Our Winter Bridge Bash was a great success and a lot of fun! We were so pleased to have twenty-one tables of players show up, almost half of them newer faces. John Hindle as our...

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    • Learn How to Play Bridge February 17th

      2024-01-17

      Bridge Manitoba will be holding another Learn How to Play Bridge seminar on Saturday, February 17th. Please help spread the word to family and friends. Learn about the greatest...

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    • Supervised Play at Soul Sanctuary

      2024-01-11

      Our Tuesday evening supervised play has resumed at Soul Sanctuary. This is a wonderful opportunity for beginning players to play for a couple of hours with supervision by more...

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    • Congrats to our NAP D2 Finals Winners

      2023-11-22

      Bridge Manitoba made a great showing last Saturday in the NAP District 2 Finals. Congratulations to first place winners in flight A, Doug Fisher and Bob Todd, and to first place...

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Passages

Marty Seepish:  December 9, 2023 - Suddenly on December 9, 2023. Survived by his wife Dianna, son Michael, daughter Meradith, step-daughter Melodey and grandchildren, Emmitt and Davinia. (click here for full passage)

Katherine Yurkowski:  February 2, 1950 - October 30, 2023 - Our beloved Katherine peacefully passed away on Monday October 30, 2023, at 3:00 p.m., at Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. (click here for full passage)

Suzanne Helene Tremblay:  October 19, 1924 - October 25, 2023 - Following a very brief illness, we announce the peaceful passing of Suzanne while resting in the arms of her daughter on October 25, 2023, at Foyer Notre Dame de Lourdes at the age of 99. (click here for full passage)

Mary Hornby:  Sept 7, 1927 - October 18, 2023 - Peacefully, after a brief illness, Mary Evelyn Hornby passed away at Seven Oaks General Hospital in Winnipeg on October 18, 2023, at the age of 96. (click here for full passage)

Roy Johnson:  Sept 23, 2023 - Our beloved husband and father passed away peacefully on September 23rd at the age of 83. (click here for full passage)

Irv Gershbain:  Passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on July 29, 2023 at Kensington Gardens long term care home, with his daughter Nikki by his side. (click here for full passage)

Mary Mason:  Passed away peacefully on June 11, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. at Northland Pointe at the age of 92 years.  (click here for full passage)

Barry Wolk:  1941-2023 - It is with profound sadness that the family of Barry Wolk announces his passing. (click here for full passage)

Howard Lance Bailey:  October 25, 1962 - May 19, 2023 - It is with deep sadness his family announces Howard Bailey's passing at home. (click here for full passage)

 

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Upcoming Events

APR
11

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - Sat, 13 Apr 2024

Neil's Deals

Welcome to bridge expert Neil Kimelman's new website column! We are fortunate to have Neil share his knowledge with us on a different bridge topic each month. Please click on one of Neil's articles below:

Forcing Pass Auctions
The Winnipeg Coup
Test Your Expert Declarer Play
Giving Declarer a Losing Option
The Listening Post Part 3
Who Needs a Bidding Box?

Past articles...

***DIRECTORS RULE***

Bridge Manitoba would like to remind our members of appropriate behaviour when it comes to director rulings at Unit club games...

Special Achievements

Milestones

Junior Masters

Mary E Vanbuskirk
Tomas Dvoracek

Club Masters

Anne Tazumi

Sectional Masters

Archie Chawla
Seema Schachter

Advanced NABC Masters

Wayne Walker
Marlene Watson

Bronze Masters

Dahl Cannons
Sam McLean

Silver Masters

Richmond Williams

Ruby Masters

Maureen Lelond

Over 10,000 MPs

2021 - Len Charney
2018 - Bill Treble

 

Wow! Over 70%

Doug Fisher & Bob Todd 71.69%
January 3/24 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Doug Fisher & Sekhar 79.08%
November 22/23 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Maureen Marsch and Jerry Cohen 70.67%
November 15/23 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Maureen Marsch and Jerry Cohen 74.62%
November 8/23 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Doug Fisher & Sekhar 76.20%
September 20/23 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Doug Fisher & Sekhar 71.06%
September 13/23 @ Bridge Manitoba
  

Updated January 18/24

Hallowe'en Howl 2023

Top A Players (2000+)

14.17 Allan Mowat
12.01 Gim Ong
10.86 Raymond Hornby
10.65 Douglas Fisher
9.48 Maureen Marsch

 

Top B Players (500-1999 MPs)

11.72 Marsha Kimelman
10.85 Suzanne McCarthy
5.69 Grant Woods
5.69 Tom Berger
5.0 Maureen Lelond

 

Top C Players (0-499 MPs)

4.01 Elgin Zelinsky
4.01 Archie Chawla
3.47 Kevin Tomanek
2.71 Roman Puzant
2.6 Jennifer Tomanek

 

Friday morning 0-199 only

1.86 Allan Finkel & Jeff Frank
1.4 Seema Schachter & Miral Gabor
1.12 Irene Seredycz & Heidi Sigfusson
1.12 Pat Dorval & Helen Forrest

 

 

Scoring, Flighting--How does it all work?

There are many events with different levels allowing players from all levels the ability to participate.  Understanding flights, stratas and all the bridge lingo can be confusing.  Check out this link for definitions or feel free to ask one of the board members or event planners for more information.  You can reach us as tournaments@bridgemanitoba.org

Special Events--Are they for me?

There are many special events throughout the year.  These events are usually for everyone and we'd encourage you to come and play in them.  Some require prequalification, some are specifically for new players, others for seniors so check out this section for more information.