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    • President's Report Unit 181

      2024-06-04

      Unit 181 held its Annual General Meeting last Saturday. Approximately 30 members attended. Details of the meeting, including a listing of our new board, can be found in the...

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    • Winnipeg Regional September 25-28

      2024-05-25

      Save the date! Bridge Manitoba is planning a 4-day Regional this fall! Games will run from Wednesday, September 25th through Saturday, September 28th. More details to follow.

    • NAP Qualifiers, Club Championships, and Virtual Club News

      2024-05-17

      Our North American Pairs (NAP) qualifiers will begin in June and run throughout August. The following is our June schedule: Monday, June 3 - Kirkfield Westwood Thursday, June 6 -...

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    • Director, please.

      2024-03-05

      Just a reminder regarding director calls at our games... when you request that a director come to your table, regardless of how you may be feeling at the time, please do not...

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Passages

Ed Oleschuk:  July 17, 1947 - May 25, 2024 - Peacefully with his family by his side, Ed Oleschuk passed away at Grace Hospital on May 25, 2024. (click here for full passage)

Colin Hodgson:  September 4, 1935 - May 9, 2024 - It is with great sadness that the family of Colin Hodgson shares the news of his passing. (click here for full passage)

James Burt:  July 3, 1933 - March 14, 2024 - James Cowan (Jim, J.C.) Burt passed away suddenly and peacefully at home on March 14, 2024, at the age of 90. He lived a full and wonderful life. (click here for full passage)

Cynthia Coop:  January 26, 1929 - February 11, 2024 - Cynthia Coop passed away at the age of 95 on February 11, 2024. Determined, independent, talented, intelligent, creative, and unique. (click here for full passage)

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)

 

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Upcoming Events

JUN
19

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 12:15 pm - 4:00 pm

JUL
12

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 - Sun, 14 Jul 2024

SEP
21

Sat, 21 Sep 2024 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

SEP
25

Wed, 25 Sep 2024 - Sat, 28 Sep 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:

Setting Partner Up for Failure
Five Tips that are Guaranteed to Improve Your Scores
CSTC Application Quiz
2017 CNTCs
Forcing Pass Auctions
The Winnipeg Coup
Test Your Expert Declarer Play

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
Pat Maccrimmon
Nicolae G Dragan

Club Masters
Don Slough
Gord Steindel
Jennifer Tomanek

Sectional Masters
Kenneth Holack
John Lamarche
Martha Smith

Regional Masters
Jeff Frank
Ann Rostecki

New NABC Masters
Barbara Parke

New Sapphire Masters
Raymond Hornby

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

 

 

Wow! Over 70%

John Matthews & Allan Finkel 70.01%
April 1/24 @ Kirkfield Westwood
 
Gord Steindel & Marta Smith 70.83%
February 29/24 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Doug Fisher & Bob Todd 76.67%
February 15/24 @ Lorraine's Bridge Club
 
Roman Puzant & Phil Yakir 70.11%
January 29/24 @ Kirkfield Westwood
 
Al Mowat & Bob Todd 70.83%
January 24/24 @ Bridge Manitoba
 
Al Mowat & Bob Robinson 70.89%
January 22/24 @ Kirkfield Westwood
 
Don Letkeman & Gabi Dragan 70.83%
January 15/24 @ Bridge Manitoba
  

Updated April 16/24

Spring Sectional 2024

Top A Players (2000+)

15.58 Marielle Brentnall
14.44 Raymond Hornby
10.10 Maureen Marsch
8.54 Bobby Robinson
8.54 Sandy Tapper

Top B Players (500-1999 MPs)

9.58 Leon Clegg
6.54 Gloria Woloshyn
6.54 Gary Parker
5.16 Mike Szestopalow
4.58 Paulette Desaulniers

Top C Players (50-499 MPs)

9.58 Roman Puzant
3.50 David Lethbridge
3.04 Gisele Gerardin
2.63 Barb Parke
2.44 Leigh Chenoweth

Top 0-49 Players

2.63 Lousia Raizman
2.43 Jill Vogan
2.43 Gloria Fenny
2.32 Anne Tazumi
1.85 Bill Zeweniuk

 

 

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.