Breaking News

The latest eDeclarer (March 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
Classes – Several bridge classes have just started or will start soon.  These include Play of the Hand at CCBC, Defense at Walnut Creek Community Center, a beginner’s class and a class in Intermediate Bidding at Rossmoor, and several classes at both Orinda and Lafayette Rec Centers.  Please go to the Current & Future Classes page for more details.
Unit Games in March:
Sun, March 24 – Rossmoor – 1:00pm (preceded by Unit 499 annual meeting and lunch) The game is open to all players
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.
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!