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    • Upcoming Game Cancellations

      2022-12-04

      Please note that due to facility unavailability, the following games at Soul Sanctuary have been cancelled: Thursday afternoon, December 8 Tuesday evening supervised play,...

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    • NAP District 2 Finals

      2022-12-01

      Congratulations to Mike Szestopalow and Kevin Tomanek for placing first in Flight C of the NAP District 2 Finals. We wish you both best of success representing Unit 181 in New...

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    • Lessons with Keran and Jim Beginning November 26th

      2022-11-07

      Beginning Saturday, November 26th, Keran and Jim Sanders will be teaching "Bridge Basics 1: An Easy Intro to Duplicate Bridge" on Saturday mornings at Soul Sanctuary. Cost is...

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    • Upcoming CNTC Qualifying Games

      2022-10-29

      Qualifying games for the CNTC are upon us. Ambassador Bridge Club and Bridge Manitoba will be running the following games as CNTC qualifiers: Wednesday evening, November 2 Saturday...

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    • Supervised Play to Begin Tuesday September 20

      2022-09-15

      Our Tuesday evening supervised play will be resuming next week, on September 20th. Entry is $5, and includes a lesson, handouts and an opportunity to play for a couple of hours...

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    • Say hello to your new board!

      2022-07-09

      Bridge Manitoba held its Annual General Meeting last month and a follow-up meeting to elect its board executive. Please welcome your new Unit 181 board: Ray Hornby - President Marsha Kimelman...

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Passages

William Hechter:  April 16, 1947 - September 17, 2022 - William Samuel Hechter passed away at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. (click here for full passage)

Oral Mains:  July 9, 1931 - September 9, 2022 - On Friday, September 9, 2022 at the age of 91, Oral Mains passed away at the Grace Hospital after suffering many years from COPD. (click here for full passage)

Karl Gohl:  May 9, 1939 - August 26, 2022 - Karl W. Gohl passed away peacefully on August 26, 2022. He was predeceased by his parents, Anna and Karl Gohl Sr. Karl is survived by his loving wife Ann Gohl, children, Lisa (Bryce), Carl Jr., Laura and Edward, grandchildren (click here for full passage)

Merle Garfinkel:  July 23, 1947 - August 26, 2022 - Merle Rochelle Garfinkel (née Vinsky) passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, August 26, 2022, after a brief but difficult battle with lung cancer. (click here for full passage)

Eileen Marshall:  October 18, 1951 - July 29, 2022 - It is with profound sadness that we announce Eileen's passing on July 29, 2022, after a short but courageous battle with brain cancer. (click here for full passage)

Rose Hewitt:  August 6, 1927 - July 2, 2022 - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Rose announce her passing. Rose is survived by her children Linda (Roy), Sharon, Wayne (Janice), June (Len), grandchildren, great grandchildren and sister Pauline. (click here for full passage)

 

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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:

Declarer Play Technique
The Power of Distribution

***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

November

Bronze Life Master
Mervin Robinson

 

Over 10,000 MPs
2021 - Len Charney
2018 - Bill Treble

Wow! Over 70%

Doug Fisher & Robert Hatch 70.86%
October 5/22 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Bob Todd & Brad Bart 71.11%
September 8/22 @ Lorraine's Bridge Club
 
David Lethbridge & Gim Ong 70.31%
June 21/22 @ Ambassador Bridge
 
Bob Todd & Sekhar 77.68%
June 9/22 @ Lorraine's Bridge Club
 
Walter Dedio & Benjamin Yue 76.67%
May 2/22 @ Kirkfield Westwood Bridge Club
 
Updated December 6/22

Fall Classic 2022

Top A Players

12.99 Douglas Fisher
12.99 Bob Todd
10.97 Raymond Hornby
10.97 Marielle Brentnall
10.90 William Treble

 

Top B Players (under 2000 MPs)

9.18 Ron Fosse
9.18 Jerry Burdeski
6.88 Mervin Robinson
6.88 Hellar Nakonechny
6.22 Freddie Mykytyshyn

 

Top C Players (under 200 MPs)
 Data temporarily not available

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.