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The latest eDeclarer (May 2019) is available!  Go to eDeclarer in the menu above to see this eDeclarer and earlier editions.
Diamond in the Ruff, the District 21 newsletter, can be found here
STaC – the first week of Sectional Tournament at Clubs (STaC) games (Spring Fling) will take place the week of May 6-12.  Check the schedule at your local clubs as most of them will participate.
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Unit Games in May:
Sat, May 18 – CCBC (199ers) 9:30AM, & Discovery Bay 12:30pm
The 2019 Unit Game schedule has been updated.  Also don’t forget to check the club pages for club championships, charity games and other special club games.
Sectional Tournament – the first of 2 Unit 499 sectionals in 2019 will take place on June 29-30.  This tournament is usually held in the spring, but we delayed it this year because we are able to hold it at the beautiful Rossmoor Event Center.  The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club will sponsor the tournament.  Click here for a flyer.
Partnerships – Just a reminder that the Unit has its own Google Group for bridge players seeking a partner.  New board member Andy Shockley,, is now in charge of managing this Google Group.  For more information, here is a document describing this Group and the general Google Group, which is still managed by board member Judy Keilin.

The Unit 499 Online Directory is up and running!  Click here to view the directory or discover what you need to do to be included.  There is also a link for the Directory in the menu at the top of this page.  Clare Smith,, maintains the directory on behalf of Unit 499.

Google Groups for unit news and finding partners Here is some updated info on how these work.

Free Youth Bridge Classes are held at CCBC on Tuesday nights at 7:00pm every other week (2nd & 4th Tuesdays).  Contact Bruce Johnsonbaugh at 925-766-7586 for more info.  Click here for a couple of pictures of the future of bridge!  Bruce, thank you for your continued effort to promote the game of bridge for the the youth in our unit!