Summer Sectional - June 25-29

Join us for our summer sectional, Beth Derrick and Carol Schnaars, co-chairs
Swiss team games, open pairs, limited pairs, handicap pairs and a free mentor/mentee game. Something for everyone!

Don't play bridge hungry!

Fellow bridge players, please find the link below for ordering sandwiches from Apple Spice for our Summer Tournament. They are once again only six dollars and will be delivered to us midday Wednesday through Saturday. Supplement your sandwich with chips and a treat from Hospitality. Please remember that all sandwiches must be preordered before the tournament begins. You will be asked to pay for your sandwich before the game.

Fall Regional - September 22-28

Check back later for more information on our upcoming regional.

About ACBL Unit 179

The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) is the largest bridge organization in North America. The mission of the ACBL is to promote, grow and sustain the game of bridge and serve the bridge-related interests of its Members. The ACBL is divided into 25 districts, each of which is further divided into units. Each unit has one or more local bridge clubs. Unit 179 is part of District 10 and includes middle Tennessee and parts of south central Kentucky.

Top Masterpoints in Unit 179

16Chuck Said Grand LM46886.32
125Elaine Said24090.30
139Michael Lawrence Grand LM23215.88
210Arthur Lowen19913.61
318Coley McGinnis17089.83
539Linda Hanson14060.18
613Dot Blue13452.27

Unit 179 Masterpoint Races

Mini-McKenney Awards

The Mini–McKenney Masterpoint Races recognizes ACBL members who earn the most masterpoints (MPs) in sanctioned tournaments and club games within a calendar year (excluding the NAP/GNT qualifiers and STaCs games). Eligibility is determined by a player’s masterpoint holding at the beginning of the calendar year. There are 15 race categories ranging from 0-5 masterpoints to 10,000+.

2024 Races

2023 Winners

Helen Shanbrom Ace of Clubs Awards

Only Black points won at the clubs are counted in this contest. Any pigmented points earned at STaC or other special club games are not counted. Eligibility is determined by each player’s masterpoint holding at the beginning of the calendar year.

2024 Races

2023 Winners

New Life Masters - 2023

Diamond Life Master

Joyce Swenson

Sapphire Life Master

Linda Murdock

Gold Life Master

David J Cochener
Thomas J Cox
Joanne Minnick
David Alan Smithfield
Tommy W Boze
Harry R Allen Jr
Judy L Hackett

Ruby Life Master

Pieter Hoonderd
Jan Iliff
Jimmy Logan
Jan K Gray
James W Wynalek
Geraldine Fischer

Silver Life Master

Jay J Winget
Mickey Wilson
Mary E Caraway
Doris J Philamalee
Richard C Watson
Patricia A Castle
Jeffrey J Toman
Karen M Coop
Wendell G Goodman
Lucy E Goodman
Shannon Sloan

Bronze Life Master

Barb Daugherty
Tammy Gray
Alyce Daws
Richard A Hooker
Beth C Lashlee
Irene P Lowe
Dorothy Pace
Solie Fott
Rebecca J Ingle
Mary M Lewis
Janice Naftilan
Pat Robichaux
Grace M Whitlow
Daniel L Hoffman
Joy O'Dell
Anne Slosky
John D Lander
Carol L Schnaars

Life Master

Niesha M Wolfe
Suzanne J Torrence
Rebecca J Ingle
Irene P Lowe
Beth R Derrick
Janice Naftilan
Dorothy Pace
Anne Slosky
John D Lander
Mary M Lewis
Pat Robichaux
Carol L Schnaars
Priscilla A McKeehan
John T Lee
Mary Ruth Smith

Local Bridge Clubs in Unit 179

Vanderbilt Bridge Club

85 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 321-5356

Founded in 1950, The Vanderbilt Bridge Club is the largest club in Unit 179. They are located west of downtown Nashville and host multiple games weekly, including both open and limited masterpoint games. The Vanderbilt Bridge Club has over 200 active members.

Hendersonville Duplicate

650 E Main St
St Timothy Lutheran Church

Stratified games Wednesday and Friday at 10 AM. For more information contact Charlynn Foust.

Hillwood Country Club

The Hillwood Country Club (HCC) duplicate bridge game meets once a week on Thursdays at 10 AM. It is an invitational game that is limited to members of Hillwood Country Club and their guests.
You can make a reservation for the game up to 2 weeks in advance by contacting Betsy Malone at (615) 298-8770.

Hilldale Duplicate Bridge

1751 Madison St
Clarksville, TN

Stratified games, Tuesday at 6 PM. For more information, contact David Alan Smithfield, 931-624-3665

Franklin Friday DBC

1420 Wilson Pike
The Church of the Good Shepherd

Stratified games Tuesday at 10:30 AM and Friday at 10 AM. For more information contact Sidney T Stanley at (615) 347-6702

Lake Providence Bridge Club

Del Webb Lake Providence Clubhouse
1100 Del Webb Blvd.
Mount Juliet, TN 37122

The Lake Providence Bridge Club (LPBC) was established in 2017 in Mt. Juliet, TN, which lies just east of Nashville. It provides the Del Webb at Lake Providence community the opportunity to enjoy, learn, and compete in the game of bridge at all skill levels.

LeRoy Henderson DBC

2037 Decherd Blvd
Decherd, TN 37324

Open games Monday and Tuesday at 12:30. Multiple Sites - Call John J Robey at 931-841-0637 for details.