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 5 days a week. Contact admin@renobridge.com with questions.

June Calendar

Limited Sectional

NLM/Open Sectional

Diamond in the Ruff Article for Unit 473

Weekly Schedule

June 3rd (Mon) – June 9th (Sun)

Monday – 12:30 Open Game and 49er Game (preregistration)
Tuesday – Bob Luebkeman’s lesson at 11:00 | Pro-Am TEAM Game at 12:30. Let Kathy know who your team is or if you are looking for a team
Wednesday – 12:00 Open Game in Carson, 911 Beverly Dr.
Thursday – 12:30 Open Game and 299er Game (preregistration) – NAP GAME – $1 Extra
Friday – 9:00 199er Game (preregistration) and 12:30 Open Game
Saturday – Saturday Morning Practice at 9:30
Sunday – 12:30 Open Game (preregistration) and 99er Game (preregistration)

Current News

Welcome New ACBL members: Patricia Charles, Barbara Gruenewald, Lynn McLellan, Susan Peticolas, Gary Rosenbloom, and Jackie Ruffin.

Welcome back

Welcome recent transfers: Barbara Norman from Unit #509, Judy Sarris from Unit #465, and Neil Tilmont from Unit #238.

CURRENT Membership Count: 329.

CONGRATULATIONS to our members who have earned a NEW ACBL status: New Junior Masters Karen Fleming, Audrey Keller, and Richard Richmond; New Sectional Masters Mary Quinn; New NABC Masters Betsy Thumann; New Life Masters Christine Kahn; and New Gold Life Masters Susan Powell.

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 MBC HAD ANOTHER RECORD MONTH IN MAY EVEN WITH A PLETHORA OF MEMBERS GOING TO THE SACRAMENTO REGIONAL. LET’S KEEP IT GOING!

20152016201720182021202220232024
Jan245.5237228.5268.5145.5198262.5
Feb290275268276.5179185.5302.5
Mar282.5187.5295285.5139243326
Apr248.5219219214182.5314303
May268.5260227281101.5160292301
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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