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Eastern Canadian Bridge Conference

 

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D1 Tournament Info. 

 

 2012 Flight "B"

 2012 Flight "C"

 

2012 - NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

 

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District 1 NAOP Finals November 10, 2012

Maritime NAOP Flight A
15.5 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
16.53
1
Daniel Landry, Hubley NS; Liz Legacy, Little Bras D'or NS 58.82%
12.40
2
Stuart Eastwood, Halifax NS; John Ayer, Dartmouth NS 56.26%
9.30
3
Virginia Giza, Timberlea NS; Larry Mock, Dartmouth NS 55.60%
6.97
4
Anne Posch, Sackville NB; Jon Shute, Concord NH 54.27%
5.51
5
Del Knox, Dartmouth NS; Scott Macdougall, Halifax NS 54.22%
4.72
6
Hugh Shankel, Windsor NS; Jessie Sanford, Falmouth NS 53.81%
4.13
7
Ken Eisner - David Scammell, Truro NS 53.60%
3.67
8
Richard Dill, Dartmouth NS; Carol Weir, Bedford NS 53.56%
3.31
9
Carol Thompson - Mary MacKay, Halifax NS 53.18%
3.01
10
Lynne Tolson - John Tolson, Bedford NS 52.06%

Maritime NAOP Flight B
13.0 Tables / Based on 26 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
8.16
1
Denis Murphy, Port William NS; Brian De Long, Goose Bay NL 58.82%
6.12
2
Brian Maciver, ; David Rubin, Moncton NB 58.81%
4.59
3
James Anderson, Saint John NB; G Godfrey, Rothesay NB 57.00%
3.44
4
Dale Murray, Riverview NB; Leo Mahoney, Moncton NB 56.75%
2.72
5
Edward Toczko, Moncton NB; AL MITCHELL, MONCTON NB 54.31%
2.33
6
David Gallant, Summerside PE; Glen Macwilliam, Alberton PE 53.72%

Maritime NAOP Flight C
9.0 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
5.62
1
Dave Tanner, Halifax NS; John Olsen, Bedford NS 61.57%
4.22
2
Daniel Labrie - Rosanne Reeve-Newson, Halifax NS 55.32%
3.16
3
Celia Cobbett - Pattie Moody, 54.17%
2.37
4
Bill Marshall - Jose Marshall, Halifax NS 52.20%
1.74
5/6
Cynthia Burney, Dartmouth NS; Linda Smith, Halifax NS 52.08%
1.74
5/6
Ginny Saunders, Dartmouth NS; Bob Colavecchia, Waverley NS 52.08%

Montreal NAOP Flight A
7.0 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
7.47
1
Keith Hogan, Laval QC; Dan Popa, 56.52%
5.60
2
John Bowman - Bill Bowman, 54.81%
4.20
3
Claude Garneau, Montreal QC; Nicole Brisebois, Saint-Lambert QC 52.60%
3.15
4
Alain Henault, Longueuil QC; Eric David, Sainte-Julie QC 52.55%
2.49
5
Sarko Kassabian - Maryse Hambrick, Dol-D-Ormeaux QC 52.11%

Montreal NAOP Flight B
12.5 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
7.84
1
Eric Reiher, Longueuil QC; Stephane Reiher, Beloeil QC 62.38%
5.88
2
Christine Bourbeau - Normand Boulay, Laval QC 57.42%
4.41
3
Robert Guerard, Brossard QC; Jean Bellemarre, Montreal QC 56.52%
3.31
4
Steve Merovitz - Jean Yves Lortie, Saint-Laurent QC 55.29%
2.61
5
Richard Collette, Salab-de-Vall QC; Marie Duval, Montreal QC 54.51%
2.24
6
Sebastien Lachance, Lachine QC; Luc Tremblay, Brossard QC 53.33%

Montreal NAOP Flight C
7.0 Tables

MPs Rank Names Score
5.62
1
Louis Leroux - Jacques Beauregard, 61.61%
4.22
2
Denise Roy-Letourneau, Lasalle QC; Danielle Tremblay, Outremont QC 58.18%
3.16
3
Krista Garver - Katie Leonard, 56.85%
2.37
4
Norma Fajardo - Irma Lopez, 54.61%
1.87
5
Nicole Lemire, Sainte-Therese QC; Therese Joubarne, Montreal QC 54.02%
 
 
 

Club Qualifying N. A. P. Dates: June 1 - August 31, 2012

Masterpoints:

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Club qualifying games 50/50 red and black at sectional rating

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One-session unit qualifying games sectional rated red

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Two-session unit qualifying games include percentage of gold for overalls.

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District finals award gold for section firsts and overalls.  Flight C is 25% gold for overalls. Other masterpoints in all flights are red.

 

Flights: A (Open), B (0-2000 Master Pts), C (0-500 Master Pts and Non-Life Master)

 

District winners in each flight will be recognized on the web site.

Championship Finals will be held at the Spring 2013 NABC in St. Louis, Missouri


A highly prestigious "grass roots" event, the North American Pairs starts at the club level in June, July and August. Club-level qualifications may be earned at any club in any unit in any district. A player may qualify as often as desired and with as many different partners as desired. Unit-level qualifiers are optional and held after Sept. 1 and before the district final, which may be held after the unit final until the third week in January.  At the district final, both players must have qualified at the club level and must be members of the parent district.  A fixed amount prize will be awarded in all flights as follows:

 

  1. In districts with three qualifiers, the 1st place qualifiers will receive $700 per person and the 2nd place qualifiers will receive $300 per person + Entry fees to the Finals. The 3rd place qualifiers will be invited to participate in the national level finals, but will not receive any prize.  

  2. In districts with four qualifiers, the 1st and 2nd place qualifiers will receive $700 per person and the 3rd place qualifiers will receive $300 per person. The 4th place qualifiers will be invited to participate in the national level finals, but will not receive any prize.

  3. Invited defenders will receive $700 per person.

  4. No individual may collect two concurrent prizes.

The monetary award will be available on site.  Qualifiers must play in the national level event until eliminated to receive the award.

There will be no entry fee for the national level of the event.

Check with your district to learn whet
her it provides additional funding.  Some districts provide additional funding

The winning pair of EACH flight will receive a subsidy from Unit 194-230 which will be the net proceeds from the District finals after expenses.

 

The American Contract Bridge League offers each District an opportunity to send players to the Spring Nationals to participate in the NATIONAL NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS EVENT.    

There are THREE flights available.

ͺ      Flight “A” (open) is available for ALL members of the A. C. B. L.

ͺ      Flight “B” is limited to players with LESS THAN 2000 Masterpoints

ͺ      Flight “C” is limited to Non-Life Master players with less than 500 Masterpoints

( Masterpoint limits as of May 6th, 2012 - See your June 2012 bulletin )  

 

YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT FINAL UNLESS YOU QUALIFY AT THE CLUB LEVEL.  Club level games are held from June 1st to August 31st ONLY!!

Check your local bridge calendar and see when you have an opportunity to QUALIFY to win a trip to the Nationals and represent the Maritimes in the FINAL EVENT.

District - 1 Eastern Finals are 2 sessions ( 1 day event )  only as follows:

ͺ      Entry Fee is $ 50.00 per pair 

Flight “A”

 ( Open )  Saturday November 3rd  

2 Sessions with starting time is: Saturday 10:30am and TBA

Halifax Bridge Studio, Halifax, N. S. 

 

 For more information contact: Kathie Macnab - Bridge Studio 902-446-3910

 

KMacnab@eastlink.ca

Flight “B”

 (0 to 2000 M. Pts)  Saturday October 27th  

2 Sessions with starting time is: Saturday 10:30am and TBA

Lion’s Club, St. George Street, Moncton, NB

 For more information contact: Mike Hartop 506-384-7272

mikehartop@rogers.com

Flight “C”

 (Non-life Masters with less than 500 M. Pts.)    Sunday November 4th  

2 Sessions with starting time is: Sunday 10:30am and TBA

Halifax Bridge Studio, Halifax, N. S. 

 

 For more information contact: Kathie Macnab - Bridge Studio 902-446-3910

 

KMacnab@eastlink.ca

 

National  Finals:

 

Your finish in your District's NAP Finals has earned you an opportunity to represent your District in the National Finals of the North American Pairs in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Districts are entitled to three pairs in each of the three flights (Open, 0-2000 and under 500 Non-Life Master).

Flight A:  Baldwin Pairs Wednesday March 13 and Thursday March 14, 2013

Flight B:  Golder Pairs Saturday March 23 and Sunday March 24, 2013

Flight C:  President's Cup Pairs Saturday March 23 and Sunday March 24, 2013

 

The monetary prizes for 2011 – 2012 are as follows:

1st Place :   Qualifiers will receive $700.00 per person.

2nd Place : Qualifiers will receive $300.00 per person.

3rd Place :  Qualifiers will be invited to participate in the national level finals, but will not receive a prize.

 

No individual may collect two concurrent prizes.

 

The monetary award will be available on site. Qualifiers must play in the national level event until eliminated to receive the award.

 

There will be no entry fee for the national level of the event.

 

If any pair in any eligible position declines to participate, their prize be will forfeited and will be awarded to the next finisher in line who accepts the invitation. For example, if the 2nd place finishers decline to participate, the original 3rd place finishers will move up to 2nd place and receive the $300.00 prize. The original 4th place finishers will be invited to participate with no subsidy.

 

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