Contra Costa Bridge Center, Inc. (CCBC) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Public Charity, formed for the purpose of Education. Our mission is to offer educational and playing opportunities for beginning, intermediate, and experienced bridge players in the greater Contra Costa area. We are striving to make every CCBC offering an enjoyable learning experience.
Location – First Christian Church, Fellowship Hall
3039 Willow Pass Road, Concord
In addition to reaching the playing site, making reservations, and leaving messages, you will be able to get a lot of information about CCBC classes and events right from your phone.
Directions – here
Manager, Grant Robinson
Stratified Games All games will have two to three strats, so your results will be compared to players of the same relative skill which means more master points for you.
Pre-Dealt Hands Games will have hands prepared by dealing machines with hand records supplied after each game.
Fast, accurate scoring. Electronic scoring devices used to reduce scoring errors and provide results instantly
Online Results. Hand records and results for each pair on every hand are available online for every game. Players can learn from reviewing these results.
LOTS OF NEWS!
Saturday Morning 199er – The limit of the Saturday morning game is increased so that any player with less than 200 masterpoints may participate. The limit was 100 masterpoints. The cost remains at $7. You are guaranteed to play if you come without a partner. The game begins at 9:30, and there is a free mini-lesson preceding the game at 9:15.
Thinking Bridge Drop-In Classes by Grant Robinson on Monday evenings continue, but now at Rossmoor. These are great classes!
CLASSES AT CCBC for beginners to advanced players!
Beginning Bridge – will start at the Civic Park Community Center in Walnut Creek on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:00am. Trisha O’Connor will teach this class, which lasts for 8 weeks. For more information on these classes, click on the link below.
Defense – The class takes place on Thursday mornings, 10:00 to noon, at Civic Park Community Center in Walnut Creek. The class starts March 30 and runs through June 2 (9 classes). The cost is $93. Accompanying, optional textbook, Defense in the 21st Century, will be available for purchase at the first class.
Free Youth Bridge Class for 10-25 year olds. It is held at CCBC on Tuesday evenings – 2nd and 4th Tuesday. If you or anyone you know is interested, call Bruce at 925-766-7586. CHANGE IN START TIME from 6:15 P.m. to 7:00 p.m.. Our session will end at 8:30 p.m. rather than 8:00 p.m.
INTERMEDIATE/NEWCOMER GAMES EACH WEEK:
Saturday Morning 99er Game The Saturday morning Novice Game (99 or fewer master points) welcomes all interested newer players each week. The morning begins at 9:15 with a short lesson, then supervised play of 15-18 hands. Players can ask questions of the mentors. It is a great place to practice the things you have learned in classes and solidify your understanding. The Saturday morning sessions are growing each week. Please join us for this fun learning experience.
Ravi Bhalla’s Tuesday Morning 499er Game Lesson at 9:30am followed by game at 10:00am. Ravi Bhalla, Ravib2000@hotmail.com, 510-540-9872
Larry Miller’s Wednesday Morning 499er Game Lesson at 8:40am followed by game at 8:55am.
Thursday Afternoon Novice Game (0-99 masterpoints) Game is at 2:00pm with mini-lesson at 1:45pm, costs $7. Players are allowed to ask questions. Contact Trisha O’Connor for information, email@example.com, 925-457-9995