Announcements

(Updated: Wednesday, September 11th, 2:13 PM)

There will be a memorial for Janet Gookin on Thursday night, September 19th starting at 6:30 before the NVBA unit game. Janet passed away earlier this year and was a well-known and much-loved player who had to give up bridge some years ago because of illness.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The date of the annual NVBA holiday party has been CHANGED from December 12th to December 19th. The STaC has also been moved to the holiday party week.

Congratulations to Helene Bauman for achieving Platinum Life Master (10,000 masterpoints) at the recent Las Vegas NABC. There will be a celebratory "roast" for Helene on Saturday October 5th between sessions at the NVBA sectional. See the new ACBL Rank Changes section on the right.

Congratulations to Ron Kral for a first‑place tie in the 2‑day BAM II event at the European Bridge Championships in Istanbul. HERE are the final rankings (Team VALIO).

The Grand National Teams qualifying season runs from September 1st through January 30th. Clubs will be running GNT qualifying games during this period. To learn more, click here: additional GNT information. Click HERE for a list of known GNT club qualifying games.

There's a new feature on the website. Click on ACBL Rank Changes on the right to see a history of NVBA member ACBL rank changes for the last 3 years.

The NVBA Unit game on Thursday evening includes a Newcomer Game for players with 0‑20 Masterpoints. Beginning with a free lecture at 6:10 pm and continuing with 12‑16 hands of bridge from 7:00 pm to a little after 9:00 pm. Please tell all your social bridge‑playing friends, your family members, co‑workers, and neighbors who have expressed interest in improving their game.

The NVBA is committed to Zero Tolerance. If you ever have an issue with another player at an NVBA sponsored event, please call the director immediately. Read the NVBA's Zero Tolerance Policy.

In conjunction with NVBA's Zero Tolerance initiative, we've posted material about bridge ethics. Click here for educational articles about ethical behavior at the table.

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