ACBL Unit 231


Notes and News

Two-over-one lessons starting Monday, October 5 (click for details)

Results of November 15 holiday game

No Blacksburg game November 25 or November 27

STaC games in Blacksburg December 16 and 18

(click for inadequate explanation of STaC game from ACBL)

†††† Simple explanation: a regular game, except others in our district are playing the same hands elsewhere and we are competing overall

About Us

SWVABRIDGE CLUBS is Unit 231 in District 6 of the American Contract Bridge League.We are located in beautiful Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia.Our unit consists of three clubs:

Blacksburg, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

Bluefield, Virginia and Bluefield West Virginia, combined


The officers of the unit are:

Rich Rio, president and tournament coordinator (richrio428@yahoo.com, 540-961-5505)

Doug Althouse, vice president (swimalt@cox.net, 540-342-6524)

Chuck Bricken, secretary (cbricken@yahoo.com, 540-998-9750)

Betty and Henry Wise, co-treasurers (eiwise@cox.net, 540-989-0673)

Teresa Hall and Tom Newland, hospitality co-chairs

†††††††† (teresawhall@yahoo.com, tnewland@verizon.net, 540-639-4909)

Susan Bricken, partnership chair (sbricken@yahoo.com, 540-998-9751)

Bob Schulman, IT chair (schulman@vt.edu, 540-230-8504)


Blacksburg Club

Blacksburg Game Results

Director: Richard Huber

Location: Blacksburg Recreation Center, 725 Patrick Henry Drive, Blacksburg, 540-961-1149

Schedule: 12:30 PM Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

For information, contact the director

For partners, contact Susan Bricken (sbricken@yahoo.com, 540-998-9751)


Bluefield Club

Bluefield Game Results

Director: Shade White

Location: Mountain View Student and Conference Center

††††††††††††††††† 3175 East Cumberland Rd., Bluefield, WV

Schedule: 12:30 PM Monday (Fincastle Bridge Club)

†††††††††††††††††† 12:30 PM Thursday (Four Seasons Bridge Club)

†††††††††††††††††† 12:30 PM Saturday (Four Seasons Bridge Club)

For information and partners, contact the director.


Roanoke Club

Roanoke Game Results

Director: Bev Impara

Location: Brambleton Center, 3738 Brambleton Avenue SW, Roanoke

Schedule: 12:30 PM Tuesday (Star City Duplicate Club)

†††††††††††††††††† 12:30 PM Thursday (MKT Bridge Club)

For information and partners, contact the director


Other Sites of Interest

American Contract Bridge League

Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference

District 6 of ACBL

Steve Robinsonís Solverís Club

Bridge Guys Bridge Conventions

Bridge Clues


Last updated November 24, 2015