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Club Manager:  Michael Gosnell, 925-949-9630, rossmoorbridge@gmail.com
Bridge Room:  925-988-7880  For last minute cancellations!

Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club is a private bridge club in the Rossmoor community.  There are games 4 days each week plus several unit games on Sundays.

The Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday games are in-person.
In-person games require proof of vaccination.
Masks are encouraged, but optional.
Rossmoor has a new security system at the gate.  Residents must contact the gate with the names of guests prior to arrival.  
If two non residents want to play together in a Rossmoor game, they should send an EMAIL with their names and date of play to Addie Mattox at: AMattox@earthlink.net

Effective immediately (1/1/23) All Rossmoor games are open to two non residents to play together (see above for the new security system).  Table fees for guests have been reduced to $8 for our
1pm games on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday. See the complete game schedule below:

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Special Games Coming Up:
Saturday, February 10, IMP PAIRS GAME
Monday-Saturday, February 19-24, EDUCATION FOUNDATION WEEK,
extra $1.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB CLASSES 
  • BRIDGE BASICS I CLASS
    The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC) is offering beginning bridge classes.  This is a class for those who do not play bridge but want to learn this fun and mind-challenging game.
    The class will include instructions and practice hands, which reinforce the material taught.  The instructor will be Kathrine Loh.
    Classes will be held for eight weeks on Tuesdays starting January 23, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Oak Room at Gateway Center.  Participants should arrive 15 minutes early for the first class.
    The text will be “Bridge Basics I, an Introduction” by Audrey Grant.   The instructor has a few used text books available for purchase and, of course, participants can purchase new books if they wish.  Questions on this can be answered by Bob LaPointe at registration (see below).
    The cost of the class is $50 for club members; $60 for resident non-members ($10 of which will cover RDBC dues for 2024); and $100 for non-residents.
    Checks should be made payable to the RDBC and brought to the first class.   To enroll send a text message to Bob LaPointe at 1-925-683-7301.

    BRIDGE CONVENTIONS CLASS

    The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club is offering a class in important and popular conventions as well as Stayman, Jacoby Transfers and Negative Double systems.   The class will cover Reverses, 4th Suit Forcing, New Minor Forcing, Jacoby 2NT and Inverted Minors.

    The class will be taught by Michael Gosnell, Club Manager.  Classes will meet in the Oak Room at Gateway on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. until noon for seven weeks starting January 31.

    The cost of the class is $50 for club members; $60 for resident non-members ($10 of which will cover RDBC dues for 2024); and $100 for non-residents.

    Checks should be made payable to the RDBC and brought to the first class.   To enroll send a text message to Bob LaPointe at 1-925-683-7301.

Game Schedule
Monday – Open and 499er, 1PM Live – Open to all, including non-Rossmoor residents playing with each other 

Tuesday – Open  and 299er, 1 pm Live – Non resident players will be able to play together as well as with a Rossmoor resident. 
Friday – 0-200, 9 am  Live –  open to all.   Non resident players will be able to play together as well as with a Rossmoor resident.  There will be a mini lesson at 8:45 a.m. and play will begin at 9:00, ending at 11:00.
Saturday –  Open, 1 pm Live – Open to all, including non-Rossmoor residents playing with each other 
GAME RESULTS are here!

TABLE RESERVATIONS/PARTNERSHIPS AVAILABLE – click here for details.
You have a second option for finding a partner for a game. Simply email the club’s google groups site:  duplicatebridgeatrossmoor@googlegroups.com

Google Group started – click here to review details.  You can get e-mails about news of the Roosmoor DBC