(Updated: Wednesday, September 16th, 3:40 PM)
Today is Monday, September 28th

Pre-Unit Game lectures (and post-game hand recap) are now being held on Zoom.
Please contact Joe Hertz for the link to them if you would like to attend.

This week's unit game lecture will be presented at 6:15PM by :

Help others during COVID. Francesca Mazarella has put together a very nice cookbook of favorite recipies contributed by NVBA members. She's selling it and ALL the money goes to a local charity (ECHO) which is helping people during the COVID crisis. The books are professionally printed and make nice gifts. Please order your copy TODAY, BEFORE September 23rd. Click HERE for more details.

Many Northern Virginia clubs are now running online games. Click HERE for details on local clubs running online games on BBO.

The Combined NVBA/WBL unit game is now ONLINE at Bridge Base Online ( The OPEN game starts Thursdays at 7:15 PM. The 199er and 499er games 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.

A member of the Northern Virginia bridge scene, David Dillard, passed away on August 17th. Click here for a bio and picture: David Dillard bio.

Pamela Stark passed away on February 25th. Click here for a bio and picture: Pamela Stark bio.

Bill Teer passed away on August 15th. Click here for a bio and picture: Bill Teer bio.

Guide to BBO Marty Bley has written an EXTENSIVE guide to BBO. Click HERE.

Upcoming Tournaments


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