Greater St. Louis Bridge News

News from Greater St. Louis Unit 143

Editor:  Mary Dolan, 10806 Charlton Way, St. Louis, MO 63146     dolanmary@sbcglobal.net 
 


Do what you can with what you have where you are."

 -- Theodore Roosevelt


MEET ME IN ST LOUIS

Besides the Baseball Cardinals, fine restaurants, the St. Louis Zoo and other attractions, here are two more reasons for out-of-town bridge players to book a stay in St. Louis. 

1.  Enjoy spirited competition and outstanding hospitality at the next St. Louis Sectional, Friday, May 18 Sunday, May 20, Blanchette Park, St. Charles, Mo. Click HERE for the tournament flyer with event details and partnership information.

2.   The St. Louis Regional will be held from August 13 19, 2018 at the St. Louis Renaissance Airport Hotel, 9801 Natural Bridge.  Major changes have been made to events and times from format of prior years.  Here are the details: 

Click HERE for the complete two-page schedule


Unit 143 Advancers

Congratulations to the following advancers:

Life Master:  Betty Goran, Michael Schneider, John Welte

Bronze Life Master:  Carolyn Kribben, Alfred Delio, Michael Kelly, Bob Pedrotti

Silver Life Master:  Don McLean

Ruby Life Master:  Jonathan Goldberg, Julie Woods

Gold Life Master:  Ronnie Frank, Charles Starovasnik, Stephen Zenk

Sapphire Life Master:  Gail Hawkins

Diamond Life Master:  John Dicks

Emerald Life Master:  Bob Bainter


Phillip Alder Seminar

St. Louis Bridge Center will welcome back Phillip Alder for a three-part seminar Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16. Mr. Alder is a renowned educator, former NY Times bridge columnist, and current monthly contributor to the ACBL Bridge Bulletin. The seminar topics for the two days are:

For more information, or to register for some or all of the sessions, please click here.


Senior Olympics Duplicate Bridge

Seniors (50+) who play duplicate bridge are eligible once again to play in the Senior Olympics at the St. Louis Bridge Center. The event will take place on Friday, May 25th at 2:30 pm. 

Registration deadline is May 18 if duplicate bridge is your only event. Otherwise earlier deadline. Click here to read more about and to register.


Big Games at Unit 143 Clubs

Jerry Siegel - Cynthia Siegel

   77.00   

  15-Mar  

 St. Louis Bridge Center    

En Xie - Sandy Bigg

74.40

14-Mar

 Bridge Haven

En Xie - Randy Baker

71.85

09-Mar

 St. Louis Bridge Center

William Finkenstadt - Chuck Starovasnik      

72.92

02-Mar

 Bridge Haven

Michael Schneider - Dan Waeltermann

71.00

14-Feb

 Lake St. Louis

Philippa Bell - Les Bell

70.00

12-Feb

 J's Bridge Pad

Philippa Bell - Les Bell

70.00

09-Feb

 J's Bridge Pad

Kae Williams - Barbara Reid

70.00

08-Feb

 Bridge Haven

William Finkenstadt - Chuck Starovasnik

70.00

08-Feb

 Bridge Haven

Alan Popkin - Nancy Popkin

70.99

07-Feb

 St. Louis Bridge Center

Beryl Shapiro - Marvin Shapiro

70.30

06-Feb

 St. Louis Bridge Center

Aaron Krieser - Chuck Starovasnik

75.00

02-Feb

 Bridge Haven