Announcements

(Updated: Thursday, January 6th, 10:19 AM)
Today is Friday, January 28th

Here's a link to the current ONLINE club games. Online Club Listing

George Parkins, a long-time active NVBA member has passed away. Click HERE for his bio.

The February NVBA sectional is CANCELLED. The intent is to move forward and hold the May 12-15 sectional. This decision will be made in the next 2-3 months based on how COVID events unfold.

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.

Marilyn Golias' in-person 10:00 Wednesday game is now open. Reservations and vaccination required. Email MtTaborBridge@aol.com.

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.

Upcoming Tournaments

Notices

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.

This year's Tournaments

Unit game schedules