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https://davidpisarra.com/feed Special Games – Extra Points Awarded!

April 20: April Showers Pop-Up. 50% RED & 50% black!

April 22 Online: Stardust. DOUBLE POINTS AWARDED 25% GOLD 75% BLACK!

April 22 – 23 & 25 – 28: Stardust. 25% GOLD & 75% black! Includes the Friday morning game on April 26 and the Swiss Team game on April 28.

May 6 – 11: Royal STaC. 25% GOLD, 25% SILVER, 25% RED, & 25% black! Includes the 8 is Enough Swiss Team game on May 8 and the Friday morning game on May 10.

Partnerships: Need help finding a partner or a team? Contact Joyce Potter: jpotter331@cox.net or (949) 350-4326. No partner required for Tuesday and Friday morning limited games or for the Wednesday afternoon Beginner Game.

Open Games

12:30 PM Monday – Saturday

Sunday Unit Game 3rd Sunday of each month.

Limited Games  * Require 2 tables minimum

9:00 AM Tuesday 0-50

9:00 AM Friday  0-200

12:30 PM Monday through Thursday 0-500

12:30 PM Wednesday 0-20

12:30 PM Friday 0-750


Beginning Bridge: Part 1 for NEW players

We started our Monday morning series 3/18, continuing for 10 weeks. If you know others who may want to learn, our next start date will be in late September or early October.

Tuesday morning Supervised Play 9:00 am –  mini lesson with Sharon Rippy. No partner required.

Wednesday afternoon Supervised Play 12:30 pm, with volunteer mentors. No partner required. $10 game fee. Please try to arrive on time, and plan to stay until 3:30 or 4 pm so that we can have a real game with masterpoint awards.

Friday morning 0-200 game 9:00 am and mini lesson with Susan Bristol and Trudi Hanscom. No partner required. Register in advance if you can, or just come, join the fun and keep learning while you play.

See top for details on the special games on April 26 & May 10!

DEFENSE: with Gary Waldron

Thursdays at 9:30 AM with Gary Waldron

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13

Making a defensive plan
Opening leads
Second hand play
Third hand play
Defensive signals
Carding, discarding, and false carding
Developing defensive tricks
Active or Passive Defense: What are they, and how to
know which to use

$100 for the full series or $15 per class. Then plan to stay for the afternoon for just $5

Click here for more information on all classes!


Online BBO Duncan Affiliated 0-2500 Virtual Club Games  Monday nights at 6:25. Entry fee is $4 BBO Bucks.

See top for details on the special game on April 22!

Concerned about Covid?

We want to protect our bridge community. Please contact the Bridge Center at (949) 248-1268, and also let your partner know if you played at the club and later learned that you have Covid. Look here in the future to see if any recent exposures have been communicated to us. Click here to see the CDC Covid guidelines concerning isolation and exposure.

Welcome Googlers and Net Surfers!

If you are looking for a place to PLAY or LEARN BRIDGE, you have hit the jackpot! At South Orange County Bridge Center we welcome everyone from the newest beginner level to what ever level you may be or want to be. We have ongoing education and games daily. Call us at (949) 248-1268 and leave a message or perhaps speak to a real person who will help get you started at SOCBC.


BEGINNERS – We started NEW BEGINNERS on Monday morning March 18th. This class will continue for 10 weeks of Part 1, followed by 10 weeks of Part 2. Interested beginners may want to catch up with the class. Please contact: jmatlaf@gmail.com or call Janie at (949) 233-2140 for more information or to register for the beginning bridge classes. Our next start date for new beginners will be Monday mornings in September or October.



To register for pairs games, click on the REGISTER tab and see detailed instructions.

If you are unable to register in advance, please call our Club Manager, Gail Schneider (516) 314-1896 for assistance. If leaving a message, provide the game day and date, Open or Limited, names of both players. * Note – Team games do not use online registration – register for those at the club – or by phone to the club.

Emails – You’ve got mail?

If you are not receiving club emails and want to be added to our distribution, please contact Janie Matlaf via email at: jmatlaf@gmail.com