ACBL District 21

Let's Play Duplicate Bridge

Grand National Teams

 

Grand National Teams
Jackie Ortiz, D21 Coordinator: EMAIL - jackieo@sonic.net


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Schedule 

 

Open Flight

Session Date Time Location
First and second April 2, 2011 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Santa Clara Valley Spring Sectional
Masonic Lodge
2500 Masonic Drive
San Jose, CA
Third and fourth April 3, 2011 10:30 a.m. and TBA
Semi-final April 16, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA Diablo Valley Bridge Center
2920 Camino Diablo, Suite 100
Walnut Creek, CA
Final April 17, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA

Flight A

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 26, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Winter Sectional
Municipal Services Building
33 Arroyo Dr. and El Camino Real
South San Francisco, CA
Third and fourth February 27, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Semi-final April 16, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA Diablo Valley Bridge Center
2920 Camino Diablo, Suite 100
Walnut Creek, CA
Final April 17, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA

Flight B

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 12, 2011 12:00 noon and TBA Burlingame Bridge Club
1300 Bayshore Blvd., #168
Burlingame, CA
Third and semi-final February 13, 2011 12:00 noon and TBA
Final April 17, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA Diablo Valley Bridge Center
2920 Camino Diablo, Suite 100
Walnut Creek, CA

Flight C

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 26, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Winter Sectional
Municipal Services Building
33 Arroyo Dr. and El Camino Real
South San Francisco, CA
Semi-final and final February 27, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

NANCY BOYD, DIC for all GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS
jackieo@sonic.net   707-571-1963

General Information

DISTRICT 21 GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS 2011 CONDITIONS OF CONTEST

In accordance with ACBL regulations, each participant in the GNT must be an ACBL member in good standing and must follow ACBL residency requirements.

The GNT is divided into four flights as defined below. Players will be allowed to participate in as many flights as they desire, provided that they are eligible to play based upon their master-point holdings as of the September 2010 cycle,

  1. FLIGHTS
    Open unlimited
    Flight A 0-5000 mpts.
    Flight B 0-2000 mpts.
    Flight C Non Life Master with fewer than 500 mpts.
  2. ENTRY FEES
    Entry Fees will be $40.00 per team per session.
    D21 shall give each flight $2,000.00 to represent D21 at the summer Nationals in Toronto, Ontario to be held July 21, 2011 thru July 31st, 2011.

  3. PRE-REGISTRATION
    All teams must pre-register with the D21 GNT Coordinator (jackieo@sonic.net) no later than January 31, 2011 for Flight A Flight B and Flight C. Flight Open must pre-register no later than March 15, 2011. Late registration will be accepted only at the discretion of the D21 GNT coordinator.

  4. CAPTAINCY
    Each team must designate the team captain from amongst its own playing members on its registration entry, and said captain will be responsible for all represention of the team.

  5. TEAM COMPOSITION AND PLAY REQUIREMENTS
    Teams may consist of four, five or six players. Players may be added at any time before actual competion begins. Each player must play at 50% of the boards or one full session during the first stage and at least 50% of the final and semi-final knockout match thereafter. Exception to this rule may be made by request to the D21 GNT coordinator but will be entertained only with good cause. No exceptions will be made for the final match.

  6. ITEMS NOT COVERED
    Any items not covered by these Conditions of Contest will be resolved by the D21 GNT coordinator in consultation with the Tournament Director.

  7. CONVENTIONS
    All conventions in the General Chart are permitted in all flights. Only General Chart conventions will be allowed in Flight B and Flight C. Mid Chart will be allowed in the other flights provided that 2 identical legible written viable defenses with auction extensions and continuations are provided for the opponents.

  8. SUBSTITUTIONS, REPLACEMENT AND AUGMENTATIONS
    A permanent replacement for a player who, for cause, cannot continue in the event is permitted only with the permission the of the D21 GNT coordinator. Prior to the completion of the District final, the replacement need not have played in the event but must: Be a member of the ACBL and maintain their membership in D21 and not appreciable strenghten the team.

    A replaced player permanently leaves the event with all masterpoints already earned and the replacement continues in the event earning masterpoints thereafter. Play percentage requirements apply to the replacement only for the portion of the event yet to be played. A fifth and/or sixth player may be added to a team after completion of the District 21 final Any such player must have played on another team in the same flight of the current year's GNT or have previously represented D21 in the same flight of the GNT at a prior summer Nationals.

  9. KNOCKOUT MATCH DURATION
    Each KO match in the Open Flight and Flight A will consist of 64 boards divided into two 32-board halves. Flights B and Flight C will play 28-board matches.

  10. SEEDING
    Final seeding for all flights will be chosen by the Director In Charge and the D21 GNT coordinator.


  11. Results
     

    Open Finals

    San Jose/Burlingame

    4/10-4/11 5-22/5/23

    D21 GNT Open Flight
    12 Tables / Based on 18 Tables

    MPs Rank Names
    36.00
    1
    Cheryl Mandala - Yul Inn, Cupertino CA; William Watson, Sunnyvale CA; William Harker, Copperopolis CA
    27.00
    2
    Rose Meltzer, Los Gatos CA; Kyle Larsen, San Francisco CA; Chip Martel - Jan Martel, Davis CA; Kit Woolsey - Sally Woolsey, Kensington CA
    18.00
    3/4
    Edward Wojewoda, Clovis CA; Farid Assemi, Fresno CA; Srikanth Kodayam, Fremont CA; Nick Bykov, Stockton CA; Lew Stansby - Jo Anna Stansby, Dublin CA
    18.00
    3/4
    Gary Soules, Elk Grove CA; Mark Ralph - Harvey Brody, San Francisco CA; James Griffin, Sausalito CA; Bruce Noda, Corte Madera CA; William Sanford, Orangevale CA

     

    D21 GNT - Flight A
    14 Tables

    MPs Rank Names
    30.00
    1
    Robert Thomson, Burlingame CA; Lynn Yokel, Campbell CA; B Wayne Stuart III, Santa Cruz CA; Mark Moss, Piedmont CA
    22.50
    2
    Franklin Lowenthal, Pleasanton CA; Robert Ng, Millbrae CA; Pat Galligan, San Mateo CA; Jack Scott, El Cerrito CA
    15.00
    3/4
    Eugene Hung, San Jose CA; William Watson, Sunnyvale CA; Sathya Bettadapura, Campbell CA; Li-Chung Chen, Cupertino CA
    15.00
    3/4
    Daniel Friedman - Linda Friedman - Manfred Michlmayr, Orinda CA; Bruce Tuttle, Berkeley CA; Owen Leibman, San Francisco CA

     

    D21 GNT - Flight B
    17 Tables

    MPs Rank Names
    26.00
    1
    Bin Liang, Fremont CA; Nongyu Li, Sunnyvale CA; Qiang Zhang - Renjun Guo, Mountain House CA; Jiang Chen, Cupertino CA
    19.50
    2
    Richard Feinberg, Union City CA; Rajan Jeyakumar - Venkataraman Sivasankaran, Fremont CA; Kunio Okui, Castro Valley CA
    14.30
    3
    Eugene Hung - Jason Chiu, San Jose CA; Adam Portley, San Francisco CA; Jennifer Gu, Sunnyvale CA
    8.67
    4/6
    Foster Geng, San Francisco CA; Alan Malloy - Michael Bodell, Santa Clara CA; Gregory Vance, San Leandro CA
    8.67
    4/6
    Grant Robinson - Teresa Boyd, Lafayette CA; Lenore Cavallero, Hillsborough CA; Robert Roman, Greenbrae CA
    8.67
    4/6
    Mark Hersko, Windsor CA; Jonathan Cohen, Rohnert Park CA; Lee Grams - Larry Spanier, Santa Rosa CA

     

    D21 GNT Flight C
    11 Tables

    MPs Rank Names
    15.00
    1
    Stephanie Kung, Berkeley CA; Han-Yu Chang - Chris Chung, Palo Alto CA; Daniel Harting, Mountain View CA
    11.25
    2
    Louis Meola - Barbara Meola, Windsor CA; Hans Van Boldrik, Santa Rosa CA; Roy Redlich, Petaluma CA
    7.50
    3/4
    Andrew Van Wye, Orinda CA; Evan Price, Walnut Creek CA; Keith Bauer - Tracey Bauer, San Rafael CA
    7.50
    3/4
    Benjamin Leitner, Mountain View CA; Michael Leitner, San Jose CA; Mark Pensler, Los Gatos CA; R Murty Ponnapalli, Sunnyvale CA

     


     

 


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