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  • The cost of the Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning Virtual Club games has been reduced to $4. Play in the Reno Virtual Club games and earn BLACK points.
  • There is Saturday practice session on Jan. 17th from 9:30 to 12:30. The focus is on supervised play of the hands.
  • New Monthly Games (these new games will be held once a month at the Mathewson Bridge Center on different Saturdays):
    • F2F Open Team Game at MBC on Saturday, Jan. 29th, 12:30. Start putting your teams together.
    • Newcomer Game (limited to players with 0 to 20 MP) – at MBC on Saturday, Feb. 19th, 9:30-11:30. We had our first Newcomer game on Dec. 18th and it was a huge success with 6 tables and several players playing in their very first duplicate bridge game!
  • ONLINE PARTNERSHIP FORM: Click on the link https://bit.ly/NeedBridgePartner if you need a partner for a game at the MBC or a Virtual Club game.
  • Welcome to New Unit ACBL members Sharyn Appolloni, Michael Farnsworth, Michael Robinson, Shelby Willard, Dawna Mantei, Jeremy and Shelley Nork. Five of these new members are also brand new to bridge, which gives those of us who have been playing a while a wonderful opportunity for mentoring! We are currently first in growth in membership since a year ago of the 21 units in District 21.
  • We also welcome recent transfers into our Unit, Cynthia Johnson, Daryl Sulerud from Las Vegas, and Janet Von Twistern from Nassau Suffolk.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a new ACBL status: New Junior Masters Max Williams, Valerie Castor, and Terry Hinners; New Club Masters Peggy Henderson, Maryam Jabbari, and Patricia Neumann.
  • Weekly lessons and play sessions: Second and fourth Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00, free lesson by Bob Luebkeman; Thursdays, 9-11, coaching sessions by Don Rogers ($5); Fridays, supervised play by Rolando ($15) and Saturdays, 9:30-11:00 and 11-12:30, short topic review and supervised play by Jill Wallace (free for current students, $5 for others).
  • Players are required to show proof of vaccination and masks are highly recommended but not required while in the MBC building. If you have a fever, cold or any illness with symptoms consistent with COVID, stay home and get well before coming to the club. In addition, players will also be asked to sign a liability waiver. Please email admin@renobridge.com if you need a partner for F2F games and arrive early to get set up.
  • All Western 99er NiteClub: The Mathewson Bridge Center is participating in the 99er NiteClub, which offers 12-board ACBL Virtual Games, Monday – Thursdays at 6:30 pm PT. Each of the game offer post-game analysis hosted on Zoom by ACBL certified teachers. Many of our 99ers are participating and enjoying these games.
  • ACBL Guest Memberships: If you would like to become a brand new ACBL member, you may sign up for a free 120-day guest membership. This guest membership will allow you to play in any ACBL club or tournament game, earn up to 20 masterpoints, read online editions of the Bridge Bulletin, and receive Live for Clubs results emails.

Weekly Schedule: Please note that the Virtual Club games are in blue text and the In-person games at MBC are in red text. If you need a partner for any of the following games, click on the button and fill out the requested information.

Week of Jan 16 – Jan. 23, 2022

Monday9:30 pm Open | 12:30 pm Open
Tuesday 12:30 pm ProAm500
Wednesday9:00 pm Reno 299er Bootcamp (Double Silver Points)
Thursday12:30 pm Open | 299er
Friday12:30 pm Open | 99er
Saturday1:50 pm ProAm 500 (Double Silver Points)
Sunday1:50 pm Open | 2:10 pm 149er

Can the world’s most popular card game change the way we build connections? For those who play bridge at the Mathewson Bridge Center (currently playing virtual club games), the answer is yes!

Bridge isn’t just a card game. Bridge provides a cognitive workout as well as an opportunity for social interaction. It isn’t just seniors who are benefiting from this game, the younger generation is reaping the benefits as well. Just view “The Next Stage Has Begun for the Mathewson Bridge Center” on KRXI Fox 11 with Connie Wray and you’ll see why people like to play bridge!

Our Location

Mathewson Bridge Center became bridge players new home in January 2020 thanks to a generous donation by the Charles M. Mathewson Foundation. MBC is now open four days a week for in-person games. See our monthly schedule of In-Person and Virtual Club games in the Weekly Schedule above.

Daily Games & Lessons

During the last year while the Mathewson Bridge Center was closed, we have been offering online coaching sessions, bridge lessons, and daily online games. Visit the Lessons page on this site to see what lessons are currently being offered. We are a resilient group and we love our bridge!

Building Connections

Just as a bridge makes connections between two structures, playing the game of bridge builds connections among people. Contact us at admin@renobridge.com and learn more about becoming part of the Reno bridge community.

Mathewson Bridge Center
Email: webmaster@renobridge.com
Phone: 775-827-3867
125 W. Plumb Ln
Reno, NV 89509