December 15, 2013
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
NOVEMBER 27 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Aaron Jones/Walt Schafer, 2nd Sankar Reddy/Greg Tapia, 3rd Betty McClellan/Jo Daigle, 4th Yas Takeda/Yoon Kim, 5th Larry Slutsky/Dennis Schmitz, 6th Louis Shen/Alfred Lee. In the B flight overall: 2nd Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein, 3rd John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz, 4th Kiyo Nagaishi/Renee Hoffman, 5th Fern and Hank Dunbar, 6th Linda Nye/Terre Premmer. In the C flight overall Rhoda Weisler/Carol Levin were 4th, Kathleen and Douglas Preble were 5th. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES November 16th through December 15: Both in evening games: Wednesday evening Nov 20 Jo and John Melis had 70.83%. And Friday evening Sean Lui/Earl VanDerVord had 71.42%. Congratulations to both pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS in open games November 16 through December 15: Nov 18 Steve Rowe/Toni Morford won 3.15mp for 1st, Nov 19 Marcus Evans/Bill Wilson won 4.08mp for 1st, Chiye Horiguchi/Cecil Cook 3.06mp for 2nd. Nov 20 Bev Shafer/John Crabtree won 3.85 for 1st. Nov 21 Bob Weiser/Mike Ullman won 3.03 for 1st. Nov 22 Cecil Cook/Lowell Andrews won 5.02mp for 1st, Randy Hamlin/Mark Fraser won 3.77mp for 2nd. In the Unit Game Nov 24 Aaron Jones/Walt Schafer won 5.10mp for 1st, Sankar Reddy/Greg Tapia 3.83mp for 2nd and Larry Slutsky/Dennis Schmitz won 3.11mp for 1st in B. Nov 29 Ed and Mike Piken won 4.68mp for 1st, Bill Wilson/Pam Kirkner 3.51mp for 2nd. Dec 2 Toni Morford/Steve Rowe won 4.33mp for 1st, Sankar Reddy/John Petrie 3.25mp for 2nnd. Dec 3 Mark Teaford/Renee Hoffman won 3.79mp for 1st in the afternoon game, Kay Tseng/Orhan Gurbuz 3.00mp for 1st in the evening. Dec 4 Betty McClellan/Toni Morford won 4.67mp for 1st, Phil Schuster/Jon Yinger 3.50mp for 2nd. Dec 5 Kay Tseng/John Melis won 4.00mp for 1st, John and Suzie Hand 3.00mp for 2nd. Dec 6 Baum Harris/Patricia Jay won 4.67mp for 1st, Greg Tapia/Les Rawitt 3.50mp for 2nd. Dec 7 Sankar Reddy/Greg Tapia won 4.17mp for 1st, Phyllis Parker/Alan Flower 3.13mp for 2nd. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBER: Ralph Brunson. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New Sectional Masters: Peter Giotta, Gayl Knapp. New Regional Master: Shirley Knopf. New NABC Masters: Susan Bibby, Roy Tomooka, Karen Watson. Congratulations to you all!
GET WELL WISHES to Pat Peters
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Jan 5-11 Grass Roots FUNd week. Jan 12-18 Club Championship Week. Jan 19 is the next Unit Game. Lunch at 12:30, game begins at 1pm. Jan 22 evening Inter-Club Championship. Sunday, Jan 26 Bridge-in-a-Day game in the big room, regular open game in the back room.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson.
70% games: On November 15 Bee Kinman and Joan Tschirki set a new record with a 77.78% game. Bee is a Diamond Life Master and Joan is a Gold Life Master. On December 5 Verna Becker and Dorothy had a 70.60% game.
Club Championship Results: November 14—Clubhouse #3 Overall winners: 1st in A and B: Melanie and Jerome Smith. 2nd in A Verna Baccus/Larry Slutsky. 3rd in A, 2nd in B Lottie Kostar/BettySichel. 4th in A Joyce Henderson/Rob Preece. 5th in A Verna Becker/Dorothy Favre. 6tth in A Emma Trepinski/Kimiko Matsumoto. 3rd in B Jean Byer/Sue McHale. 4th in B Bob Lofstrom/Chuck Cutchshaw. 5th in B Gene and Ron Yaffee.
Get Well Wishes to Lottie Kostar.
Upcoming Club Championship : Clubhouse #3—Monday Jan 13.
Upcoming Unit Rate Game: Clubhouse #3—Thursday Feb 20.
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