ACBL District 21

Let's Play Duplicate Bridge

Grand National Teams & NAOP


The North American Pair (NAP) is a great event for extra points and a free
trip to the Nationals. lst place district winners in Flt. A, B and C
win roundtrip airfare & 3 nights lodging. 2nd place in Flt. A, B & C
win roundtrip airfare. 3rd place in Flt. A, B & C are invited to participate.

I would appreciate any Unit that has not given me your dates for club or
unit qualification.  Please send to or 707-571-1963

Unit #497 El Cerrito Comm. Ctr. 7007 Moeser Lane (corner of Ashbury) El Cerrito
Sun. Aug. 22 1pm. Mark Kornmann 510-528-5351
Unit 499 Pleasant Hill Club 2219 Morello Ave. Pleasant Hill,Unit Qual.
Sun. Oct.3rd Noon Ron Olswang 925-676-4414
Unit 502 Redwood Heights Bridge Ctr. Redwood Rd. & Aliso Ave
Sun. Sept. 26th 11:00am & 4:00pm Sandi Davis
Unit 503 Palo Alto - Palo Alto Bridge Center 2639A Terminal Way, Mt. View
NAP qualification on Sunday, Sept. 12th at 1:00 PM
Carla Davis 650-961-3731
Unit 506 Quik Tricks Club 150 Eureka St. San Francisco
July 26th,Mon.  Aug. 23rd 7:00pm Oct. Kim Fanady 415-824-6848 & Unit Qual. Sun. Oct. 17th 1:00pm
Unit 507 San Jose Bridge Club #1 W. Campbell Ave. Campbell Ste.J-68
Tues.July 6th, July 20th, Tues. Aug. 10th, all at 7;30 Tues. Aug. 24th Unit Qual.
Sun. Sept. 19th 1:00pm Lynn Yokel 408-374-4669
Unit 508 Terra Linda Club 670 Del Ganado Dr. Terra Linda
July 11,Sun. Aug. 1st & Unit Qual. Sun. Sept. 12th l:00 pm. Peggy Tatro 415-492-1784
Unit 509 Bridge Gallery 3701 Cleveland Ave. Santa Rose Unit Qual.
Sun. Sept.12 1:00pm jackie ortiz 707-571-1963
Unit 510-545-529 Tri Unit Qual. Modesto Bridge Ctr. 3507 Tully Rd. Modesto
 Ste.5 Sun. Sept. 19th 1pm & TBA Free Meal Between Sessions Jackie Wilson 209-526-8565
Unit 512 Sonoma Bridge Club 264 lst St. East, Sonoma
Mon. July 12th, Wed. July 14th Wed. Aug. 4th & Mon. Aug. 30th, Noon Wayne Gordon 707-935-3764
Unit 550 Santa Cruz Bridge Club Unit Qual.
Sat. Oct. 2nd Bill McIntosh 408-842-4886


Palo Alto Bridge Club   130 Terminal Blvd.  Mountain View 650-940-1824

Sat.Oct. 23 Noon & 6pm         Flt.A (1 & 2 sess.) & Flt.C

Sun.Oct. 24 11:00 & 4:30      Flt.A (3 & 4 final) & Flt.B


Note: As of May 25, 2004, Jackie Ortiz
will assume the duties of the GNT and NAOP Coordinator
Jackie can be reached at:  707-571-1963


May 25, 2004

We first would like to thank Bill McIntosh for all those years of being coordinator and doing such a splendid job. You are the best!

Now is the time of the year for North American Pairs to begin and giving our members more opportunities to earn more mastepoints even at the club level.  Each club may hold two NAP qualification games per sanctioned session, per flight in June, July and August.  Unit qualification games start September 1, 2004.  District finals must be completed by January 16th, 2005.

At the unit level, any player who qualifies in any club may play with any other qualification player at any Unit in our district Club level games are 1/2 red and 1/2 black.  One session Unit level games are rated Red pts. and Dist. finals are Gold for first and overalls. 

Flight A - Open 
Flight B - less than 2000 pts. as of June 2004
Flight C - Non-Life Masters with fewer than 500 pts. as of June 2004

Flight C players may play in A,B,C. Flight B players may play in A or B.

In addition to masterpoint awards, the ACBL will award airfare & lodging for lst place district winners; airfare will be provided for 2nd place runner up teams. 3rd place teams are even invited to participate.  For more infomation you may go to

Please check your club for scheduled games or please e-mail me at or 707-571-1963.


Meltzer Team  Wins D21 Open GNTeams 

Rose Meltzerís team of Rose Meltzer, Peter Weichsel, Kyle Larsen, Lou Stansby, Chip Martel, and Hugh Ross defeated the the Barlow team of Ed Barlow, Peter Friedland, Sally and Kitt Woolsey by 55 IMPs to win the Open Flight of the District 21 Open Grand National Teams. They now qualify to represent D21 at the National Finals in Long Beach, California during the just finished Summer NABC. Good Luck to them and all of District 21ís Grand National Teams qualifiers in the A, B, and C Flights. 

Section Team Captain *** Semi-Finals *** *** Winners***
Open 1 Barlow Barlow Runner-up
Barlow, Friedland, Woolsey, Woolsey
  2 Meltzer Meltzer *** WINNER***
Meltzer, Weischel, Larsen, Stansby, Martel, Ross 
3 Brody Brody  
4 Greene Greene  
5 Kodayam Kodayam  
6 Stansby    
7 Heid Heid  
8 Laubenheimer Laubenheimer  
9 Lorvan    
10 Soules (was #11)
11 Hume (was #12) Hume  
12 Freidman (was #13)    
13 Venkatesh (was #14)    
14 Dannels (was #15)    
15 Vidwans (was #16)    
16 Lowenthal - added    
  McWilliams - Dropped
(was #10 Bennett)
  *** Semi-Finals *** *** Winners***
A 1 Macgregor    
  2 Katz Katz vs Robichek Robichek, T.C. Yang,
Luttrell, Lanzinger
3 Milikan    
4 Hume    
5 Robichek    
6 Bettadapura    
7 Jones    
8  Zhang Zhang vs Bettadupura  
9 Ottenberg    
10 Quey    
1st round matches 1 vs 8 vs 9;  2 vs 7 vs 10 ;  3 vs 6 4 vs 5    
B 1 Robichek    
  2 Zhang    
3 Webb    
4 Watson    
5 Vidwans   Vidwans, Gupta,
Lapkoff, Lavenakul
6 Yokel    
7 Powell    
8 Chen    
Others Random draw    
1st round matches 1 vs 12 vs 13; 2 vs 11 vs 14; 3 vs 10; 4 vs 9; 5 vs 8; 6 vs 7    
C *** Winners***

Stewart, Lee,
Shen, Eric Yang

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