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JuLY 2018

Hayward 500 is now Hayward 750. All players with fewer than 750 masterpoints, including Life Masters, are welcome.

On Saturday, August the 25th, the last Saturday before the Santa Clara Regional, the Bayshore bridge club will once again hold the annual Maye Soules Memorial game. It has had a very successful run over the last 14 years, but the 15th anniversary will be a little different. There will still be a Club Championship, Barometer, hand records, a separate section for I/N players, Stratified seeding and Trophies for overall winners, plus a fantastic meal. However this year  we will not just toast Maye but we will be honoring the memories of Harvey Brody and Tom Quinlan who we unfortunately lost earlier this year. They were not just great friends of Maye, but very dear to many in the bridge community. Please join us to celebrate their lives and share some great memories as this will be the last tribute game.  Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m.  and the game starts at 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP by August the 16th. We hope to see you there. It should be a great time. 

Table Talk is on Summer Break.

Diamond in the Ruff

The Western Conference is no longer publishing the monthly District newsletters (aka Forum). You should have received an email announcing the inaugural issue of "Diamond in the Ruff", published directly by District 21. IF YOU DID NOT GET AN EMAIL NOTIFICATION, IT IS LIKELY THE ACBL DOES NOT HAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON UPDATING YOUR ACBL PROFILE.

"Diamond in the Ruff" may also be accessed from the District 21 Website.

To verify that the ACBL has your email address:

  • Sign on to the ACBL website by entering your member number and password
  • Under the "Welcome back" greeting, click on "Update My Information"
  • Click on "Update My Contact Information"
  • Scroll down and verify/provide your email address
  • Click on "Submit" to establish any changes

Unit 500 is part of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL)  representing Southern Alameda County. Unit 500 is also within District 21 (Northern California), which is part of the Western Conference (Districts 17, 21 and 22). Southern Alameda County has ACBL duplicate bridge club games, a South County Sectional tournament, local Unit tournaments, and many special events. There are nearby Sectional and Regional tournaments too.

See our monthly newsletter, Table Talk for the President's message, South County News, and Tournament Trails of Unit 500 members.