Category: From the Novice Corner

Beginner Bridge Lessons in Dubuque

I drove to Dubuque on May 10 to observe our own Joe Pieper and Mark Patton teach 3 tables of eager learners bridge. That’s right! Joe and Mark started the lessons at 9:00AM and by 4:00PM these students were equipped to enjoy the best…

The Hills Tournament is Over!

The Hills tournament is over and from my standpoint a success: no burnt fingers, no wounded ego from losing games and no flat tire. This was my first attempt at chairing an event and it truly was not a “trial…

Davenport Regional

  Two weeks ago was the Davenport Regional and I attended all 5 days although I did not play in all the sessions. Ida Bell and her committee did a wonderful job and although the turnout could have been better…

First Pro/Am Game

Gary and Kathy Edwards organized a Friday club game matching up a life master with a non life master at the Iowa City Elks Club on May 24th. It was a huge success with 6 1/2 tables. There were more…

“Meet me in St. Louis”

“Meet me in St. Louis” was the theme for the Spring National American Bridge Championships at the downtown Radisson Hotel and the America Center in St. Louis, MO. from March 14-24th. It was 11 days and nights (even some 11:30…