2019 Games

 

October 2019

Game Date clubs Masterpoints Details
Jane Johnson Club Appreciation Month All Month Contact your club for schedule 81.8% sectional-rated black (pairs)
5% gold to maximum .25 for winners remaining; 81.8% sectional rated black (teams)
Pair and Team Games
ACBL-wide Senior Pairs October 4 (Friday afternoon) Participating Clubs 72% sectional-rated black
Overall Awards: 1st, 20; depth of awards, 10 places
District Winners: 1st, 10; depth of awards, 5 places
Winners recognized on website and in the Bridge Bulletin. Hand records and analyses provided electronically.
Canada Olympiad Fund Game October 10 (Thursday Afternoon) Contact your club for schedule 81.8% sectional rated black Hand records and analyses provided electronically.
Erin Berry Canadian Rookie-Master Game October 29 (Tuesday) Contact your club for schedule 56% sectional-rated black A special “pro-am” game pairing newcomers with fewer than 50 points with more experienced players. Hand records and analyses provided.
Info: Please contact canbridge@rogers.com.
ACBL-wide Instant Matchpoint Game October 31 (Thursday Afternoon) Participating Clubs One gold point to section tops in each direction in each club, remaining points red/black at 81.8% sectional rating.
Overall Awards: 1st, 20; depth of awards, 10 places
District Winners: 1st, 10; depth of awards, 5 places
Winners recognized on the website and in the Bridge Bulletin. Hand records and analyses provided.
See your score instantly after each deal played! Features for players include a booklet with complete analyses of the deals by national champion Larry Cohen.

 

December 2019

Game Date Clubs Masterpoints Details
ACBL-wide International Fund Game December 16 (Monday Morning) Participating Clubs 50/50 red and black at 81.8 % sectional rating
Overall Awards: 1st, 20; depth of awards, 10 places
District Winners: 1st, 10; depth of awards, 5 places
These games raise funds to defray the expense of North American participation in international competition. Winners recognized on website and in the Bridge Bulletin. Hand records and analyses provided electronically.

 

Other Games

Championship Games

Game Date Masterpoints Details
Club Championships Quarterly as scheduled by club 63.6% sectional rated black
Upgraded Club Championships As scheduled by club 81.8% sectional rated black Clubs earn one of these games for each 10 new ACBL members recruited.
Club Membership Games As scheduled by club 81.8% sectional rated black Only Life Members and paid ACBL members are eligible to win masterpoints in these games.
Interclub Championship Games 24 available dates scheduled by the ACBL Club black with club championship rating for overall across the field. Hand records available online day after game
Enjoy face-to-face play with the perk of across-the-field scoring through the Internet to determine overall rankings at all clubs that participate on the same date. Hand records include analyses by Deep Finesse on the maximum number of tricks per contract. Results, recap sheets and frequency charts also are posted. Click here for dates and other information. 2019 Games coming soon!
Unit Championship Games As scheduled by unit 63.6% sectional rated black Educational Foundation Games cannot be held during the months of January, April, May and September. Games support the continuing education and promotion of bridge.

 

Fund Games/Fund Raisers

Game Date Masterpoints Details
Educational Foundation Games* All months except January, April, May and September 63.6% sectional rated black Educational Foundation Games cannot be held during the months of January, April, May and September. Games support the continuing education and promotion of bridge.
GNT Fund Raiser As scheduled by club 81.8% sectional rated black These games help raise funds to send district Grand National Teams winners to the finals.
NABC Promotional Games As scheduled by cdistrict 81.8% sectional rated black A game held at clubs in districts where an NABC is scheduled for the next three years. The district schedules a week for the games, and the ACBL sends this information to clubs advising them that the game may be held.

* In the remaining eight months of the year (February, March, June, July, Aug., Oct., Nov. and Dec.) one game per month per sanctioned session may be a special game for one of the following funds:

  • Junior Fund
  • Charity Foundation to benefit the ACBL Charity Foundation (Canadian Charity Foundation for clubs in Canada) or alternate to benefit a local charity organization
  • International Fund
  • Educational Foundation
  • Grass Roots FUNd

A regularly scheduled club game held at a frequency other than weekly may hold one special “fund” game every fourth game.

Other Charity Games

Game Date Masterpoints Details
District Special Foundation Games All months except January, April, May and September 63.6% sectional rated black – Charity Championship
– Junior Fund
– International Fund
– Educational Fund
– Grass Roots Fund
A combination of all of the above not to exceed 4 sessions per year
Unit Special Foundation Games As scheduled by unit 81.8% sectional rated black – Charity Championship
– Junior Fund
– International Fund
– Educational Fund
– Grass Roots Fund
A combination of all of the above not to exceed 4 sessions per year

 

Canadian Bridge Week—CBF National Championships

  • Canadian Bridge Week—CBF National Championships
  • Canadian Women’s Team Championship (CWTC)
  • Canadian Open Pairs Championship (COPC)
  • Canadian IMP Pairs Championship (CIPC)
  • Canadian National Team Championship (CNTC)
    Flights: A (open), B (0-1000)
  • Canadian Senior Team Championship (CSTC)

National championships in Canada begin at the club level and culminate with the finals during Canadian Bridge Week. The winning women’s, national and senior teams go on to represent Canada in international competition. Qualifying dates vary. For more information, please visit the Canadian Bridge Federation website.