OPEN HOUSE to Learn the World's Most Popular Card Game

Join us on Monday Sept. 25th from 7 - 8 pm, Thursday morning, Sept. 28th, 10-11 am and Saturday, Sept. 30th from 10 to 11 am. We will introduce you to this wonderful game we play....and treat you to our famous hospitality!

Cost is a non-perishable donation to Feed Nova Scotia.

For more information please call 902-454-4098 or email

linda@halifaxbridgeworld.com

 

CANADIAN BRIDGE FEDERATION STAC WEEK 2017

CBF STAC (Sectional Tournaments at Clubs) starts on February 13 and runs through Sunday, February 19th. All STAC games award Silver points. All bridge clubs across the country are invited to participate so the games should be huge! Each STAC game is an additional $2 to cover the CBF fees. 

Canadian Superstar Allan Graves presents......

Please join us on Wedneday afternoon and Saturday mornings in October for Defense and Planning the Play workshops hosted by Allan Graves. 

Starts Wednesday October 12th!

All events are special at Halifax Bridge World!

Our Summer Lecture Series kicks off on Tuesday morning August the 9th at 9:30 am. Subject "The Many Faces of No Trump"

 

During the month of August HBW will offer many NAP (North American Pair) Qualifying games.  These game offer RED points which we all like to collect. All players that qualify can play in the District Finals in October.

Our Happy Birthday game is on Saturday, August 13th. All August babies play for FREE!

JUNE 2016

  • World Bridge Games Friday, June 3rd at 7pm and Saturday, June 4 at 12:30
  • CBF Canada-Wide Olympiad Fund Game on Tuesday, June 14th at 12:30  $10 pp
  • Gala Prize Banquet at the Lord Nelson for the Can-At Regional. Everyone welcome to attend.
  • Can-At Regional starts on Monday, June 27th at the Lord Nelson Hotel. 6 days of fun and competitive bridge activities. 

February Special Events

  • New Individual Game on Tuesday afternoons at 12:30  No partner required.
  • Club Championship (C.C.) games throughout the month.
  • STAC week starts on the 15th. Silver points available for these games.
  • Special 2 session STAC Team game with lunch on Snuday Feb 21st.  Game time is 9:30 am 
  • TOP 100 Stratified STAC Pairs Game on Friday evening Feb 19th. All are welcome to participate but only the Top 100 players are eligible for prizes. Prizes available for A/B/C strats.
  • Birthday game on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 12:30  All players born in the month of February play for FREE!

 

Where's Waldo coming on Thursday Evenings Starting on January 21st!

A little bit of fun is coming in the new year on Thursday evenings.  All players will be handed a numbered ticket at the beginning of the game. Before the last round commences, the Director will draw a winning ticket number. That lucky player will have the opportunity to draw a card from our 53 card deck! The goal is to try to pick the Joker - our WALDO.

The pot will start out at $100 and we will add $5 for every table in play each Thursday night. Who ever draws WALDO will win the pot!

The pot will increase very quickly if we add a table or two to our evening game. Hats off to Roy, our director, who came up with this catchy idea!

BRIDGE UNIVERSITY COMES TO HALIFAX

Halifax Bridge World is pleased to welcome Denny and Jerry Clerkin. Denny and Jerry are bridge professionals from Bloomington, Indiana. Their list of bridge accomplishments is impressive.  Nine ACBL National Championships, 100s of Regional wins and together they have more than 47,000 Masterpoints.  The Clerkins have travelled the world playing against the best and continue today to compete at the highest levels.

Over a span of 35 years, both Jerry and Dennis have taught individual, pair, and group lessons. Today, they continue to offer lessons, mentoring, and partnering while maintaining their busy tournament schedule. Jerry is also a columnist for the District 11 Midwest Monitor and his sense of humour shines through in his writing. 

In their early days playing bridge Mr. Easley Blackwood chose to captain Denny and Jerry in an inter-city match. Yes, that’s the fellow who invented your standard “Ace Asking Bid”!  Paul Soloway, one of the greatest bridge players of all time, was their mentor and friend and today they continue to teach and play systems taught to them by Paul.

Bridge lessons from the best – you won`t want to miss this opportunity!

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Bermuda Regional January 2018

This is our 6th year returning to the fabulous Bermuda Regional at the Princess Southampton. For the Canadians, the weather is always perfect. This event is perfect for Beginners to Experts. You are welcome to join in the fun!

 

River Cruise Adventure through Vietnam November 2018

Many of our members expressed an interest in a Vietnam adventure. So, we looked into a rivier cruise and are headed off in November 2018. This two week adventure includes a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, a 7 day river cruise on the AmaDara, temples in Siem Reap, Hanoi and a quick trip to Ha Long Bay and a night on a luxurious Wooden Junk. Everyone welcome including family and friends. 

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