Announcements(Updated: Wednesday, November 10th, 4:42 PM)
Today is Friday, December 3rd
Francesca Mazarella is organizing a toy and clothing drive for the ECHO charity. Click here to see the ECHO website. Click here to email Francesca at email@example.com. Click here to call her at 703-836-6995. Francesca is willing to pick up and deliver your donation.
District 6 is sponsoring a once-a-month (every third Wednesday) FLIGHTED online evening game. The first game is Wednesday November 17. Game time is 7:05 pm for the 0-199 game, 7:10 pm for the 0-999 game, and 7:15 for the Open game.
Marty Bley's Army-Navy in-person game is opening September 21. You MUST be vaccinated. Masks optional. Tuesdays at 7:00 PM.
Gene Schuyler's Monday game is now open. 10:30 AM St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Reservations and vaccination required.
Click HERE for the ACBL 2021 online Tournament schedule.
The Combined NVBA/WBL unit game is now ONLINE at Bridge Base Online (www.BridgeBase.com). There are FIVE Thursday night games every week. OPEN and Intermediate (0-2500) start at 7:15. 499er, 199er and 0-20 start at 7:05. NVBA and WBL alternate weeks hosting the games. The code for NVBA is VACB139840. The code for WBL is VACB139386. These codes are the BBO IDs of the directors and you can make them BBO "friends". You must have a BBO ID to play. You must register your ACBL number in conjunction with your BBO ID to win masterpoints. Click HERE to see a list of NVBA members who have registered on BBO. Email your BBO ID to the NVBA webmaster to be added to the list.
ACBL Alerts have changed! Click HERE for a simplified explanation. Click HERE for an explanation of how online alerts differ from face-to-face alerts. Click HERE for the entire revised ACBL Alert rules document.
Guide to BBO Marty Bley has written an EXTENSIVE guide to BBO. Click HERE.
Play bridge online. Click here for a listing of BBO NVBA club games.
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.