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Silver points at Newtown Bridge Club

Silver points! Triple points! Bargain entry fee - $4.95!

Mon May 25–Sun May 31: Silver Linings Week at Newtown’s Virtual Club on BBO. All winners in all games will be awarded triple silver points. The higher entry fee for Silver Linings week covers ACBL surcharges yet will be a bargain at $4.95.

Expanded Schedule

May 25-31 Silver Lings Week schedule

This expanded schedule continues into June.

Playing bridge online

Want to play online with people you know?

Join your Newtown Bridge Club and Founders Hall friends online for Newtown's Virtual Club game! The games will be 18-21 boards, last about 2 hours and award masterpoints to the winners. The entry fee is $3 per player. (Entry fees will be higher for special / extra point games that have a surcharge.)

Newtown's Virtual Club games are listed on BBO (bridgebase.com) two hours before game time. Click for information about How to find our games and How to register to play in our games, as well as tips and instructions for Playing online in Virtual Newtown Bridge Club games.

Newtown [CT] Virtual Club Schedule

10:05 199er pairs on BBO every day, Sun-Sat

10:15 Open pairs on BBO every day, Sun-Sat

3:10 49er pairs on BBO Wed & Sun

3:10 199er pairs on BBO Mon & Fri

3:20 Open pairs on BBO Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun

6:50 Open pairs on BBO Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun

This new schedule is effective Mon May 25.

Partnering with Founders Hall DBC

Newtown Bridge Club and Founders Hall DBC have formed an alliance to offer players the opportunity to play in both clubs’ Virtual Club games.

Newtown Bridge Club & Founders Hall DBC alliance

Newtown players are welcome to register for Founders Hall 499er BBO game on Thursdays at 4:00 pm and Founders Hall players are welcome to join all Newtown Virtual Club games. This relationship should benefit both clubs and our players.

499ers: Look for Founders Hall 499ers at 4:00 on Thursdays on BBO.

Play for fun with friends

It's easy to create a private table on BBO and play with 1, 2 or 3 friends. You can play at any time; the only charge is $1 to hire a robot to fill an empty seat. Click for instructions about Creating Private Tables on BBO.

COVID-19

All bridge activities at Edmond Town Hall have been suspended until the time when we can gather together again safely. We are monitoring the situation through the CDC and CT Department of Public Heath and will cooperate with all federal, state and town directives regarding public safety.

Please keep healthy! The Connecticut Department of Public Health (ct.gov/coronavirus) is a source for information and recommendations.

In the meantime, we hope to "see" all of you at the bridge table in our Virtual Club games on BBO.

Edmond Town Hall, home of Newtown Bridge Club
Edmond Town Hall

In normal times…
Newtown Bridge Club meets in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.

Game times:

  12:30 pm  Mondays  Open & 99ers
  12:30 pm  Tuesdays  Open
  7:00 pm  Tuesdays  Open
  10:00 am  Wednesdays  Open & 299ers
  12:30 pm  Thursdays  Open & 99ers

Game fee: $11 per person ($9 for members).

New players are invited to join us anytime. There is a 20-minute lunch break at the 10:00 am games; most players pack a light lunch or place an order for noontime pickup with the deli next door. Open sections at all games; Newtown Bridge Club participates in the Common Game.

 

Invite Guest Players

Guest Player policy

You now can invite friends who are not Newtown Bridge Club players to be your partner in our Virtual Club games. This is a result of ACBL’s new Guest Player policy that allows our club to admit guest partners within limits.

To reserve a seat for your guest, email partner’s BBO name and the date and time of the game to director@newtownbridge.org.

Reservations are accepted as early as 1 week to as late as 2 hours in advance; you will receive an email confirming your reservation.

Susan Fronapfel, club manager
director@newtownbridge.org
203-733-8525

Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
club manager

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American Contract Bridge League

District 25

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The Newtown Bridge Club offers ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games near the flagpole at center of town, on Main Street (Routes 25 and 6). Easily accessible from Connecticut - Newtown CT, Danbury CT, Bethel CT, Southbury CT, Brookfield CT, New Milford CT, Monroe CT, Bridgewater CT, Woodbury CT, New Fairfield CT, Redding CT, Ridgefield CT, Botsford CT, Roxbury CT, Sandy Hook CT, South Britain CT and Stevenson CT are within 12 miles - and Putnam County and Dutchess County New York including Brewster NY, Patterson NY, Carmel NY, Croton Falls NY and North Salem NY.

Newtown CT Bridge Club at Edmond Town Hall | 45 Main Street, Newtown CT | email: director@newtownbridge.org