ACBL Speakeasy

Happy New Year! As we embark on another journey around the sun, let’s see what’s on deck (ha, deck) for 2023.

Junior Fund Jubilation in January

Did you know there are special fundraising games in both face-to-face and virtual clubs this month? They offer upgraded masterpoint® awards, too!

The Junior Fund Games support the ACBL’s Junior program, which aims to grow bridge in younger players with special events and education.

F2F clubs can hold special games throughout the month, so check with your local club manager for details, and Jan. 9-15 is Junior Fund Week in the virtual clubs

Looking (Further) Ahead

Sure, it’s great to know about January events, but what about the rest of 2023?

We got ya covered. Both the In-Person Calendar (for clubs) and the Online Event Calendar (virtual clubs and tourneys) have been posted online. There’s plenty going on all year long!

Looking to play in person?
Nothing is quite like in-person play Click here to find a club or click here to find a tournament !

Countdown to the Spring NABC

Also this year? Three NABCs, the first of which – the Spring NABC in New Orleans – runs March 9-19. Reservations for the two host hotels are now open (play will be at the Marriott). Be sure to check out the full schedule and the Intermediate/Newcomer Schedule to plan your days.

Ace of Clubs Update

New in 2023: The Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs contests will be divided between players who earn masterpoints at clubs through face-to-face play and players who earn masterpoints in ACBL Virtual Clubs online. Winners from both live play and online play will be recognized in the April 2024 issue of the Bridge Bulletin.

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