Unit 500 Facebook Page
A Facebook Page for Unit 500 has been set up. Facebook members, just click on the thumbnail of the FB Page on the left. We would very much like to get your feedback on events in our Unit. We want to have events that players like. We also want encourage conversations between club owners, BOD members and players. One other thing you could do is to LIKE our Facebook page. It will help us with the ACBL.
Castro Valley Sectional Aug 1-3, 2014
Game Results (when available). Our Castro Valley Sectional is scheduled for Friday, August 1 through Sunday August 3, 2014. We have a great selection of events with single session championships on Friday and Saturday, and the very popular Bracketed Swiss Teams on Sunday. It will take place (again) at the spacious Transfiguration Church Hall at 4000 East Castro Valley Blvd, right off highway 580. There will be a continental breakfast each morning and refreshments provided all three days. Click on our flyer for details including driving directions. Detailed game results will be posted to the District 21 web site.
If you really want to learn more about bridge, you might try this web site, http://bridgewinners.com. Many top level ACBL bridge players contribute. The site is managed by bridge Pro, Gavin Wolpert.
July, 2014 Table Talk is available.
RBC July 4th, 2014 Club Championship Game Results.
Please see our Calendar for all special events like NAP, club championships, charity games and 1 day closures.
Join Our Google Group
Unit 500 Members, please join our Google Group!
This is a great forum to find out who needs partners, get updated on happenings in the unit and generally stay up to date. It won't work unless you register. Please view the instructions and consider registering. Google Group Members will get automatically notified when Table Talk is published and is available for download.
About Unit 500
Unit 500 is part of the ACBL (the American Contract Bridge League) and represents Southern Alameda County. Unit 500 is also within District 21 (Northern California, U.S.A) of the ACBL. District 21 is part of the Western Conference (Districts 17, 21 and 22), the publisher of the monthly Forum newletter. Southern Alameda County has ACBL duplicate bridge club games, a South County Sectional in August, local Unit tournaments and many special events. There are nearby Sectional and Regional tournaments too (click on "Tournaments"). There are local duplicate games ("Bridge Clubs" menu) for players of all abilities from novice to expert, and bridge lessons "Learn" menu).
There are Sectional Tournaments at Clubs (STaC Games) three times a year in May, August and December. If you play in these games, please check the web site to see how you "stack up" with all the other hundreds of people who played. The exact dates can be found on the ACBL Web Site STaC Calendar and they will be advertised on this web site when it's time.
Did you notice our District 21, 1,000+ Master Point list... and are you on it? How about our Unit 500 annual master point list? These can both be reached by clicking on the "Master Points List", under District 21 on the right side of the our Unit 500 home page.
To see special events (i.e. higher rated games that pay more master points) please see the above "Upcoming Special Events", "Upcoming Unit Games" or our Special Event "Calendar".
All duplicate clubs in Unit 500 have sanctioned ACBL games with links to on-line game results.