8/19/18 Join us Aug 12 to Aug 19 for St Louis Regional. For Daily Bulletin and results by email/text see below how to sign up .....




Hey, Bridge Lovers!  The Regional tournament runs August 13-19 at the Renaissance Hotel near the airport at 9801 Natural Bridge.  There are games morning, afternoon, and evening once the tournament begins Monday the 13th at 2 PM. 


No matter your level, there is a game for you!  Bruce Greenspan kicks the week off with a free lecture designed specifically for I/Ns followed by a free game (black points only) for those with 0-20 masterpoints.


No question the tournament provides opportunity for lots of points and fun.  Hope to see you there!

Becky Hubert

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St. Louis Gateway to the West Regional

August 13 - 19, 2018



For game results, click here


For Daily Bulletins, click date below


Wednesday, August 15


Tuesday, August 14


Monday, August 13




For daily schedule, click here


For complete two-page schedule, click here


For tournament information at a glance, click here



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To receive the DAILY BULLETIN via email each morning, email your ACBL # (typed in Subject Line) to FastResultsHelpDesk@gmail.com.  There is no need for any message in the body of the email.


To receive GAME RESULTS delivered to email or text, here's how to sign up for ACBL Live:

          1. Log into your MyACBL Portal <https://web3.acbl.org/login>

       2.  Go to Privacy Settings (Located under Membership)

       3.  Change privacy preferences to SUBSCRIBE for General Email Communication and/or SUBSCRIBE for Cell Phone Text Communication


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Notice of Four In-Metro Unit 143 Board of Director Openings as of November 1, 2018


The board-approved slate of candidates that will fill these openings in the absence of any petitions is comprised of: (listed in alphabetial order)


Mark Boswell (incumbent)

Terry D'Amato

Estella Lau

John Welte


An election will be held at the Unit 143 Annual Meeting on Saturday of the October Sectional if valid petitions are received to elect Directors from the above board slate and from petitioners. Click here for details on how to petition for one of these openings.


Deadline for petitions is August 20, 2018

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Upcoming Events at Area Clubs





J's Bridge Pad. Modern Conventions Class, June 12 - August 7, 10:00 AM.  Click here for details. 



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2018 Unit Game Schedule

Check participating locations.

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Unit 143 News

Unit 143 added the following new members last month:


Robert Beekman

Arlan Dekock

Paul Enger

Daniel Frank

Robert Greenberg

Barabra Harty

Sindi Haxhi

Ellen Heitz

Nancy Tankersley






Welcome them when you meet them at the table. 

Unit membership is 1337

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As a courtesy to our players, we will publish game cancellations of Edwardsville, IL Unit 223 games in the banner header if there is inclement weather.

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In Memoriam


It is with sadness that we note the passing of



Mary Fort, July 14, 2018 Link to Obituary here


Charlene Bry, July 12, 2018. Link to Obituary here



We will publish names of Unit members who pass away from us

and link to an obituary published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Please notify us.


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Unit 143 Board Meeting held on the second Wednesday of each month at

Creve Coeur Government Center Mtg Room 1, 7 PM

Review the recent Unit 143 IRS filing for 2016: Form 990-EZ

This is the current filing posted Mar. 2017.

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District 8 News

Current District 8 Advocate Web newsletter

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Unit Masterpoint Races YTD

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Honor Roll

masterpoint ranking requirements for those joining prior to 1/1/10
masterpoint ranking requirements for those joining 1/1/10 or later


All Advancers in 2018 updated 6/5/2018


Life Master Milestones

Kudos to:

*** New Life Masters ***

Kae Williams


*** New Bronze Life Masters ***



*** New Silver Life Master ***



*** New Ruby Life Master ***


*** New Gold Life Master ***


*** New Sapphire Life Master ***




*** New Diamond Life Master ***




*** New Emerald Life Master ***

*** New Platinum Life Master***

Milt Zlatic



*** New Grand Life Master***


*** Other Advancers ***



Paulette Bauman

Kevin Gritzke

Miriam House

Julie Rogers

Robert Lewis

Michael Bobroff

Karen Crayne

Susan Eiger

Geralyn Wiele

Nancy Labrier

Carol Wagner

Lisa Lampen







The Colorado Springs analysis that they call

'Power Rankings'.

Frequently Asked Questions about Power Rankings.

Click here for our unit. 

This analysis will continue to be available on the Honor Rolls page;

in the future, you can access from News/Membership Services.

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ACBL launches new Learn to Play Bridge

free download web application software

 Learn To Play Bridge can now be directly shared with friends and family

over the Internet. Play a hand and share it on Facebook, Twitter or through email!



Join the ACBL

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Bridge Hand of the Week

ACBL Bridge Bites

bridge articles - geared toward the beginner/newcomer bridge player

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Fringe Benefits of Bridge? Brainpower!!!

Playing your cards right can help keep you sharp long after retirement

by Jon Saraceno,  AARP Bulletin, March 2015

Bridge makes us use our brains.picture of brain

When doctors evaluate games that are most effective in

staving off dementia, bridge is always at the top of the list

Bridge players are the most successful agers on earth.

Although it cannot cure Alzheimer's, bridge is a wonderful game

to slow the onset and progression of Alzheimer's.

University of CA, Irvine       

Institute for Memory Impairments       

and Neurological Disorders       


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