[Illinibridge] News from Bridge at Ginger Creek

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Karen Walker

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Mar 8, 2021, 2:20:29 PMMar 8
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             ♠  BRIDGE AT GINGER CREEK CLUB CALENDAR  ♠
     Ginger Creek Shops, 2901 West Springfield, Champaign IL
     RESULTS & HAND RECORDS:  my.acbl.org/club-results/223115
     CLUB HOMEPAGE:  illinibridge.com
     JOIN US ON FACEBOOK:   www.facebook.com/gingercreek/
                                                  www.facebook.com/ILVirtualBridge
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Coming up in the Bridgebase virtual club:

TONIGHT and every Monday (6:30-8:00 pm): Free teaching table on Bridgebase.com, hosted by Karen Walker.
    To kibitz on Zoom (live audio and video; no BBO log in necessary):  Click here
    To join on Bridgebase as a kibitzer or player: Log in and find kwalker table.

March 22-28 -- Stardust Week (double masterpoints & 1/4 gold points)
April 12-18 -- Charity Week (upgraded masterpoints)

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LIVE bridge classes are back!

Bob Sievers will be teaching two 3-week sessions on Monday afternoons. Please share with anyone who might want to learn or relearn the world's greatest card game.
   Beginner:  Three sessions, Mar 22 – Apr 5
   ♣ Intermediate:  Three sessions, Apr 12 - 26
Both classes meet from 3-5 pm at the Parkland Community Education Center (1315 N. Mattis Ave, Champaign).

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No Illini Regional this year

ACBL has cancelled all tournaments through July, so our annual Memorial Day regional is off for the second straight year.

We're all eager to get back to face-to-face play at tournaments and especially at our local club. Your Ginger Creek directors are working to make this happen as soon as possible. Until then, we hope you're enjoying our online games and free classes. 

A big Thank you! to everyone who has supported Bridge at Ginger Creek by playing in these games the past year.

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Central & Southern Illinois Virtual Club on Bridgebase.com

We're now offering 11 weekly masterpoint sessions, including five open pairs and six novice/intermediate pairs -- plus mentoring games, free lessons and free workshops.  Swiss Team events will be added soon.

The full schedule is here:  http://illinibridge.com/virtual.htm

If you haven't yet played in our games, we can help you get started. Click the link above for details or email kwal...@comcast.net if you have questions or would like to set up a free practice session.

Please visit and "like" our Facebook page to keep up with special events, schedule updates and other news:
   
https://www.facebook.com/ILVirtualBridge

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District 8 Advocate newsletter -- http://advocate.district8acbl.com

The February issue includes tips for online play and our regular Solvers Forum bidding contest.
Click the link below to submit your solutions for the six new problems for the April issue:
   http://kwbridge.com/cgi-bin/D8forum.cgi?targetmonth=04&targetyear=21

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