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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Jan. 23rd (Mon) – Jan. 29th (Sun)
Monday – 12:30 Open Game at the MBC
Tuesday – Lesson and Supervised Play with Bob Luebkeman at 11:00-12:00 | Pro-Am Game at 12:30
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 – 149er Game at 9:30 | Open Game at MBC at 12:30
Saturday – Limited Sectional! See flyer below.
Sunday – 12:30 Open Game at MBC
Reno 2023 LIMITED 1-Day Sectional – Sat. Jan 28, 2023
New Bridge Courses starting in February
Congratulations to newly elected Unit 473 Board members: Gil Ramirez, Tam Gandert, and Richard Bartlett. They join returning members Leslie Dahm, Sandy Haslem, Ali Tognoni, Maria Ernst, and Donna Neff on the 2023 Unit Board. The officers of the 2023 Unit Board are: President Gil Ramarez, Vice-President Richard Bartlett, Secretary Donna Neff, and Treasurer Mark Lundblad. Serving as Chairs on the board are Tournament Co-Chairs Sandy Haslem and Tam Gandert, Hospitality Co-Chairs Marie Ernst and Leslie Dahm.
Twenty-eight people attended the Learn Bridge in a Day?® workshop on Saturday, Jan. 7th and a good time was had by all. The majority of these people have registered for the Bridge 1 course that starts in February. Thank you to all of our bridge players who assisted as table monitors: Judy Kienle, Priscilla Bender, Martha Hildreth, Shannon Dressel, Brad Stone, Juls Wong, Gil Ramirez, Cynthia Swezey, and Bob Luebkeman.
Welcome New ACBL members Valerie Morales, Emelita Weldon, Carol Wood. All of these new members are Bridge 1 students and soon to be Bridge 2 students.
Welcome recent transfers Mark Dimberg from Unit 123 (Chicago, IL) CURRENT Membership Count: 284 (down from 290 in December, 2022).
CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a NEW ACBL status: New Junior Masters Ilia Yamboliev; New Club Masters Ed Clough; New Ruby Life Masters Myrlen Ann Knafelc; New Emerald Life Masters Bob Luebkeman
Weekly lessons and play sessions: Tuesdays, 11-12, lesson and supervised play by Bob Luebkeman (donations accepted); 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 email@example.com and learn more about becoming part of the Reno bridge community.