Can the world’s most popular card game enhance the way we make connections with others? For those who play bridge at the Mathewson Bridge Center, the answer is yes! The Mathewson Bridge Center offers duplicate bridge games 6 days a week. Contact email@example.com with questions.
Weekly Schedule: If you need a partner for any of the following games, click on the button and fill out the requested information.
Schedule for Dec. 5th – Dec. 11th
STaC (Sectional Tournament at the Club) will be held Monday, Dec. 5th, through Sunday, December 11th. Here’s your chance to win that elusive silver without travel!
Monday – Open Game at the MBC
Tuesday – Lesson and Supervised Play with Bob Luebkeman at 11:00 – 12:30 || Pro-Am TEAM Game at 12:30: Register Here
Wednesday – Open Game at Carson City at the Senior Center (911 Beverly Dr.)
Thursday – Coaching and Supervised Play with Don Rogers at 9:00-11:00 | 499er and Open Game at 12:30 at MBC
Friday – 9:30 149er Game | 12:30 Open Game at MBC
Saturday – Supervised Play with Jill at 9:30-11:30 | 12:30 Open Game at MBC
Sunday – 12:30 Open Game at the MBC | 1:30 Virtual Club 149er Game on BBO
Mini-Course 2: Competitive Bidding (Jan. 2 – 30)
Register at https://bit.ly/Bridge-Course-Registration
Annual Holiday Party – Dec. 13th (Tuesday) – 4:30
The Annual Holiday Party will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13th, following the game, approximately 4:30. It’s BYOB and, if you would like, bring an unwrapped gift which will be donated to Toys for Tots.
Congratulations to newly elected Unit 473 Board members: Gil Ramirez, Tam Gandert, and Richard Bartlett. They join returning Leslie Dahm, Sandy Haslem, Ali Tognoni, Maria Ernst, and Donna Neff on the 2023 Unit Board.
Welcome New ACBL members Valerie Morales, Emelita Weldon, Carol Wood. All of these new members are Bridge 1 and soon to be Bridge 2 students.
Welcome recent transfers Lois Bihary from Unit 476 Bend, OR. CURRENT Membership Count: 290 (down from 293 in October).
CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a NEW ACBL status: New Regional Masters Cindy Darcey; New NABC Masters Ken Ditto and Leigh Zerboni; New Life Masters Guy Archambault and Marie Ernst; New Bronze Life Masters Guy Archambault, Marie Ernst and Julie Wong; New Silver Life Masters Jill Wallace.
Weekly lessons and play sessions: Tuesdays, 11-12, lesson and supervised play by Bob Luebkeman ($5); Thursdays, 9-11, coaching sessions by Don Rogers ($5) and Saturdays, 9:30-11:30, short topic review and supervised play by Jill Wallace and Brad Stone (free for current students, $5 for others).
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.
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!
Mathewson Bridge Center, 125 West Plumb Ln, became bridge players new home in January 2020 thanks to a generous donation by the Charles M. Mathewson Foundation. MBC is now open six days a week for in-person games. See our schedule of In-Person and Virtual Club games in the Weekly Schedule above.
Daily Games & Lessons
Bridge teachers from the Mathewson Bridge Center offers bridge lessons, coaching sessions, and supervised play. Visit the Education on this site to see what lessons are currently being offered. We offer several different ways for you to learn and improve your bridge play.
Just as a bridge makes connections between two structures, playing the game of bridge builds connections among people. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more about becoming part of the Reno bridge community.