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Duplicate Bridge

Trio make the bridge world a better place

Trio make the bridge world a better place

Duplicate bridge is a competitive game, but players still can be caring, friendly and ethical.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am
Community Bridge Club under new leadership

Community Bridge Club under new leadership

Alan Yngve, of Dune Acres, has assumed the position as director of the Wednesday and Saturday duplicate bridge games in Calumet Township, succeeding Barbara Walczak. His goal, he said, is to make the bridge game more enjoyable for everyone.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge player Nimnicht becomes a Gold Life Master

Bridge player Nimnicht becomes a Gold Life Master

Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point, has earned the required 2,500 master points to qualify as the eighth bridge player in northwest Indiana in at least the past 50 years to reach the prestigious level of Gold Life Master.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge enthusiasts ring in the new year

Bridge enthusiasts ring in the new year

It was out with the old and in with the new (year) as the Calumet Bridge Club in Highland and the Community Bridge Club in Calumet Township tallied up the results of weekly games in December and began the new year with hopes for personal improvement and a wealth of master points in 2014.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am
Mid-year high five goes to the best bridge players

Mid-year high five goes to the best bridge players

The top eight duplicate bridge players for the first half of 2013 from weekly games in Highland and Calumet Twp. are players who play often — who use many conventions to find their best contract, who are experts in making the "unmakeable" bids, and who excel among the 200-plus players.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
Novice bridge players sharpen their skills

Novice bridge players sharpen their skills

For players who wish to ease into duplicate bridge play, a novice game is held every Saturday in Calumet Township. None of the participants has more than 100 master points, thereby providing an environment that focuses on the emerging player.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Bridge players show improvement in thrice-weekly games

Bridge players show improvement in thrice-weekly games

Improvement is a key ingredient for the top 50 bridge players who achieved the highest individual masterpoint totals for the month of March in duplicate bridge in thrice-weekly games in Highland and Calumet Township.

June 19, 2013 12:00 am
Four players score big in Silver Point Games

Four players score big in Silver Point Games

February games brought some extraordinary results when players had an opportunity to participate in district-wide duplicate bridge events at their local clubs in Calumet Twp. and Highland.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Men edge women in duplicate bridge scoring for January

Men edge women in duplicate bridge scoring for January

The January results are in, and the top 50 duplicate bridge players for the month have been tabulated. These results include all master points earned in the Monday, Wednesday and Saturday sanctioned games in Highland and Calumet Township — with the men holding a slight edge. Leading the list…

February 22, 2013 12:00 am
Bridge helps chase away those winter blues

Bridge helps chase away those winter blues

Duplicate bridge players in who play in Highland and Calumet Township games ended 2012 the same way they started it - by playing bridge.

January 09, 2013 12:00 am
Problem solving is the essence of bridge

Problem solving is the essence of bridge

Within the two sanctioned duplicate bridge clubs in Lake County, games are played Mondays in Highland and Wednesdays and Saturdays in Calumet Township.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Snowbirds are leaving, but bridge games go on

Snowbirds are leaving, but bridge games go on

Despite the departure of some duplicate bridge players for warmer climes this winter, the number of competitors at thrice weekly Highland and Calumet Twp. games is up, the total masterpoints earned monthly is up, and enthusiasm for the game is up.

November 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Bridge play warms up during long winter

Bridge play warms up during long winter

Fifty duplicate bridge players top the list of masterpoint winners for the month of December in weekly games held in Highland and Calumet Township.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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