Showing posts from March, 2023

A Game With College Students

We are very excited to offer an OPEN Pairs club game at the campus. Pre-dealt common-game hands, ACBL masterpoint award. There will be 10+ students from the Amherst College joining us, and maybe more from other nearby campuses. If it goes well, we will offer more games in the future. So please consider coming to play with us. Date: March 25, Saturday Time: 10am Where: The Powerhouse at Amherst College Cost: $5 (first timers at our club play for free!) Director: Philippe Galaski Parking: Parking lot next to the Powerhouse Interested persons please email before March 22, Wednesday so she can get a count and bring enough tables. MASKING: Masks are optional. Players, staff and volunteers are advised to check the COVID-19 Community Level rate as determined by the CDC or a similar metric from a health agency in making their decision on masking. Masking is recommended if an attendee is at high risk for severe illness or otherwise is a member of a

Meet the Future Stars of Our Beloved Game!

On March 4, despite the snow storm, the Amherst College First Collegiate Tournament took place. Seeing the new energy for the game is truly encouraging and exhilarating. The organizer, Michael Xu, has written a report which can be read here: .  The Northampton Bridge Club, whose players are from all over the valley, welcomed the future stars of our game, and extended our invitation to everyone to play our Tuesday and Thursday 7pm games on BBO. Several students expressed interests to play with us online, and several requested to have in-person games offered at times more suitable for them to attend (our current Wednesday 1pm game will not work for them). We will discuss this in our next board meeting. Comment and suggestions? Send them to treeomatic at gmail dot com. Players from Amherst College and Brown University. There were five tables at play. Some had already left when this picture was tak