ACBL sanctions masterpoint games held at tournaments and in bridge clubs. These sanctions authorize the awarding of ACBL masterpoints. The quantity and color of the masterpoints awarded are determined by the type and size of the game. See Chapter 2.
ACBL sanctions events at three levels of tournaments; national, regional, and sectional. See Chapter 6 for more information about tournaments. Events at these tournaments award platinum, gold, red, or silver points. See Chapter 2.
B. BRIDGE GAMES IN CLUBS
ACBL sanctions bridge games run on a regular basis by entities called clubs. The regulations that govern the sanctioning and operation of club games appear in Chapter 4 of this Handbook.