Mathewson Bridge Center

125 W. Plumb Lane

Reno, NV 89509

775-827-3867

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Can the world’s most popular card game enhance the way we make connections with others? For those who play bridge at the Mathewson Bridge Center, the answer is yes! The Mathewson Bridge Center offers duplicate bridge games 6 days a week. Contact admin@renobridge.com with questions.

February Calendar

Diamond in the Ruff Article for Unit 473

Weekly Schedule

Feb. 12th (Mon) – Feb. 18th (Sun)

Monday – 12:30 Open Game and 49er Game (preregistration)
Tuesday – Bob Luebkeman’s lesson at 11:00 | Pro-Am Game at 12:30
Wednesday – 12:00 Open Game in Carson, 911 Beverly Dr.
Thursday – 12:30 Open Game and 299er Game (preregistration)
Friday – 199er game (preregistration) at 9:00 and Open game at 12:30
Saturday – NO MORNING PRACTICE!
Sunday – 12:30 Open Game (preregistration)

Current News

Welcome New ACBL members Joe Beloso, Christian Hicks, Jan Johnson, Maria Lang, and Merle Rose.

Welcome back Peter Hummel and Lars Severin..

Welcome recent transfers: Audrey Keller and Werner Keller from Unit #547, and Jane Maloney from Unit #465.

CURRENT Membership Count: 320.

CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a NEW ACBL status: New Junior Masters Pam Miller and Valerie Morales; New Sectional Masters Priscilla Bender, Peggy Henderson, and Patricia Neumann; New Regional Masters Shannon Dressel; New NABC Masters Laura Carlson; New Life Master Frances Bruun-Andersen and Stella Marino Russell; New Bronze Life Master Pat Peterson and New Silver Life Master Richard Greenthal.

Weekly lessons and play sessions: Tuesdays, 11-12, lesson and supervised play by Bob Luebkeman (donations accepted); Thursdays, 9-11, coaching sessions by Don Rogers ($5) and Saturdays, 9:30-11:30, short topic review and supervised play by Jill Wallace and Brad Stone (free for current students, $5 for others).

All Western 99er NiteClub: The Mathewson Bridge Center is participating in the 99er NiteClub, which offers 12-board ACBL Virtual Games, Monday – Thursdays at 6:30 pm PT. Each of the game offer post-game analysis hosted on Zoom by ACBL certified teachers. Many of our 99ers are participating and enjoying these games.

ACBL Guest Memberships: If you would like to become a brand new ACBL member, you may sign up for a free 120-day guest membership. This guest membership will allow you to play in any ACBL club or tournament game, earn up to 20 masterpoints, read online editions of the Bridge Bulletin, and receive Live for Clubs results emails.

Bridge isn’t just a card game. Bridge provides a cognitive workout as well as an opportunity for social interaction. It isn’t just seniors who are benefiting from this game, the younger generation is reaping the benefits as well. Just view “The Next Stage Has Begun for the Mathewson Bridge Center” on KRXI Fox 11 with Connie Wray and you’ll see why people like to play bridge!

TABLE COUNT

The number of people playing at the MBC is the single most important indicator of the financial situation of the WBS. Usually this is measured in tables played per mont, or “table count”. To be at break even, the MBC needs about 300 to 350 tables per month on average.

We are showing very steady progress towards this goal!

20152016201720182021202220232024
Jan245.5237228.5268.5145.5198262.5
Feb290275268276.5179185.5
Mar282.5187.5295285.5139243
Apr248.5219219214182.5314
May268.5260227281101.5160292
June299.5275309276.5134.5185.5274
July306287269315.5179.5194287
Aug242.5264.5256265.5217.5191437.5
Sep253.5269.5282277207236.5278.5
Oct244.5234.5180.5199.5209.5139267.5
Nov247.5258271242.5180197.5264
Dec256265.5321171.5162.5207267
Total3184.53032.531263073.513922156.53308

Our Location

Mathewson Bridge Center, 125 West Plumb Ln, became bridge players new home in January 2020 thanks to a generous donation by the Charles M. Mathewson Foundation. MBC is now open six days a week for duplicate bridge games. See our schedule of games in the Weekly Schedule above. MBC is also home to the Reno Bridge Academy.

Daily Games and Lessons

Bridge teachers at Mathewson Bridge Center offer bridge lessons, coaching sessions, and supervised play. Visit the Reno Bridge Academy on this site to see what lessons are currently being offered. We offer several different ways for you to learn and improve your bridge play.

Building Connections

Just as a bridge makes connections between two structures, playing the game of bridge builds connections among people. Contact us at admin@renobridge.com and learn more about becoming part of the Reno bridge community.

Mathewson Bridge Center
Email: webmaster@renobridge.com
Phone: 775-827-3867
125 W. Plumb Ln
Reno, NV 89509

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