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Las Vegas NABC July 17-27, 2014

The summer NABC will be held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, previously the Las Vegas Hilton. Join us at the Opening Reception on Friday July 18 which will feature "Elvis" as ACBL welcomes you to the Summer NABC beginning after the evening game until 1:00 am. Don't miss this event of fun, food, drinks, and dancing with the "King"!


To brush up on your game, Mathew Kidd, President of Unit 526 in La Jolla, has provided a list of suggested readings and books at the Unit website suggested books

He also provides an excellent review of "The Rodwell Files",one of the best books that has been published in recent years Rodwell Files

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Hi, to all bridge players—sociable and serious . . . Today’s blog is about an aspect of ACBL bridge clubs that has always mystified me. I’ve finally got it thru my head that teaching only duplicate bridge is what they are mandated to DO. It is unlikely they will ever expand to routinely teach social […]

Bridge Drop-Outs Deserve a Second Chance | Maggy Simony

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The Aces on Bridge: Monday, July 7th, 2014 | Bobby Wolff

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