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Club Directors

Effective club directors must be more than friendly and courteous. They also must be knowledgeable and able to handle difficult situations with authority. Two key publications — Laws of Duplicate Bridge and Duplicate Decisions — will help you make the right calls during the game. Interested in becoming a club director or in brushing up on your skills? Click on the Education links below.

Laws of Duplicate Bridge

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Duplicate Decisions

Enables club directors to give effective and proper rulings. Makes new Laws of Duplicate Bridge easy to understand. View or Purchase.

Club Directors Handbook

The Club Directors Handbook joins the publications now available online. The handbook replaces the old study packet for the club director test. It has been updated extensively and would be helpful for all club directors. Purchase or view.


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Guidelines and Procedures

Alert Procedures
Build Your Club with New Products
Guide for Holding Swiss Teams
Handicapping Your Games
Home Style Duplicate
Small Duplicate Games
Stratifying Your Game

Tools and Supplies

Masterpoint Charts
Convention Charts
Supplies in Shop
ACBLscore -Download the latest version and review helpful instructions here.
Suggested Movements for Duplicated Boards