Duplicate Bridge
Pierce County

Tacoma Bridge Club

The Tacoma Bridge Club plays at the Friends Meeting Church, 2508 South 39th near the Tacoma Mall with games Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am and a ten minute lunch break about noon. The first Wednesday of most months will be a Unit Game with higher awards.

Paul Bartron gives a short class if the players are interested on Wednesday and Friday. The Monday game features pre-dealt hands with hand records available at the end of the game. Paul (253-640-2736) also guarantees a partner for everyone that attends.

Emerald Bridge Club

The Emerald Bridge Club which had played in Federal Way has moved to the Fife Community Center, 2111 54th Avenue East, Fife, WA 98424, just off I-5's Exit 137. As you exit the Interstate turn away from the water and toward the Mountain. The Fife Community Center will be on the left after the light at 20th Street E.

The games remain on Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am. Emerald is known for the success Dennie Dye (253) / 939-0733 has in finding folks suitable partners.

Other Nearby Games

In Bremerton, the games are all at 1150 Marine Drive, Bremerton, WA 98312. Bainbridge Island has a game on Thursdays and Indianola plays on Tuesdays.

The first Sunday of each month, Unit 441 holds their unit game at the Olympia Bridge Club 6200 Capitol Blvd Unit B in Olympia at 1:00 pm with an unlimited Open Game and an Intermediate-Novice Game (299er). Olympia also has club games Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Contact Brad Kalweit at 360-259-1140 or bridgeplay@comcast.net.

Unit 451 of the ACBL includes Pierce, Kitsap and southwestern King County and hosts three sectional tournaments each year in April, July, and December.

District 19 of the ACBL includes Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. For more information about bridge in District 19 visit the District's website www.d19.org.

Other Resources

For information about the ACBL or free software to learn the basics of contract bridge, visit www.acbl.org.

The ACBL reports the results for its Masterpoint Races. You can find them under My ACBL on the ACBL web-site. or by clicking these links:

Unit 451 Ace of Clubs   Unit 451 Mini McKenney

Mike Lawrence offers two new lesson hands each day along with opportunities to buy his publications.

Larry Cohen's web site has opportunities to practice your bidding as well as offers for his teaching CD-ROMs.

The Bridge Base web site has a lesson hand every week, educational software, valuable links to other web sites, and free online bridge play.

Unit 451's By-Laws are available here.

If interested in private bridge lessons email: lessons@sunrisebridge.us.

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Last revised: 12 July 2015