The team captained by Dick Yarington (Kevin Bolan, Bill O'Brien, John Schermer, Ken Scholes, Leo Schwartz, Dick Yarington) won the Round Robin final 125-59 against the team captained by Kim Eng (John Aslin, Kim Eng, Jeff Ford, Paul Schwaighart, David Taylor). This is the ninth consecutive year the Yarington team has won the event.
Congratulations to the winners of the Flight B Round Robin: Cliff Marx, Dex Stuberg, Galen Hessen, John Massman, Bill Campbell, and Joel Fuhrman. They defeated the White squad 87-74 in the final in a match that came down to a grand slam bid on the last board. The runners-up were Tim White, Renae Gunstone-White, Joe Collier, Linda Yount, Jane Green.
The unit gives out two trophies to winners across all our tournaments: the Microsoft Trophy, and the Jabon Trophy. The 2014 leaders are Harry Steiner for the Microsoft Trophy and Mary Jo Eldenburg for the Jabon Trophy. Keep reading for the full standings.Read More
In case you haven't noticed, the latest SUN is available.
Included is information about elections for the unit board and district board. We are always looking for good people to help with the work we do. Details for how to run are in the latest SUN. Note that the filing deadline is the end of August.
Our district recorder and our district disciplinary chairman are both from the Seattle unit. Together they created a new document to make it easier to know what to do when there is bad behavior (either impolite behavior or unethical behavior) at the bridge table.
We hope that the information here is never needed, but if you ever find yourself in an uncomfortable situation, following the procedures recommended in the document is the best way to keep things from getting worse.
Every year on Memorial Day Weekend the Seattle Unit holds a four-day sectional. This includes two of our once-a-year team events: bracketed knockouts and two-session board-a-match. We hope you can join us for some or all of the tournament from May 23-26. More details.
The Seattle Bridge Unit welcomes you to our non-life master bridge tournament on March 8-9. This event is exclusively for players who haven't earned their 'Life Master' rank, and is great for anyone playing their first tournament. You'll find fun opponents, a friendly tournament staff, and experts to discuss the hands after each session.