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November 18 - 24

Club Qualifying games
during the months of
September - March
(81.8% sectional rated
50% red/50% black)


The GNT is a team knockout event, broken into 4 flights (Championship, A,  B & C).  The national bridge championship is held at the summer North American Bridge Championship (NABC)  The event is restricted to those who have qualified in their local ACBL district.

The US Bridge Association conducted a GNT-of-4 championship from 1934 to 1937 before merger created the ACBL.  The extended, grass-roots tournament was re-established in 1973, when about 1500 teams participated.  Initial stages were contested in the 25 geographically defined ACBL districts.  Champions of 8 zones were determined in a semifinal stage, who qualified for the final stage at 1 of the NABC meets.  By 1980 there were 6032 teams in the first stage.  The zonal stage was elimited in 1985; since then every District champion qualifies for the final at the Summer NABC.  In 1985, the event was divided in 3 flights called A, B & C.  The Championship flight was added in 2001.  Flight eligibility is restricted by upper limits on career masterpoints.

Championship flight is open to any player.
Flight A is open only to a player who has fewer than 6000 masterpoints recorded as of the September cycle.
Flight B is open only to a player who has fewer than 2500 masterpoints recorded as of the September cycle.
Flight C is open only to a player who has fewer than 500 masterpoints who have not attained the rank of Life Master recordered as of the September cycle.

Upcoming Events

Grand National Teams qualifiers
September -  March

Club Appreciation Games
October

Interclub Championship Game
Wednesday evening, November 6
Tuesday evening, November 19
Tuesday morning, December 19
Monday afternoon, December 30

ACBL-wide Fall
Instant Matchpoint Game
Thursday afternoon, October 31

Multi Unit STaC
November 18-24

Local Club Happenings

 

Lastest Result Updates

Oct'19 Multi-Unit 243 STaC

August'19 District 9 STaC

'19 Southeasterns Regional

April'19 Ft Lauderdale Sectional

March'19 Unit 243 STaC

February'19 Silver Point Sectional

January'19 Multi-Unit STaC

Dec'18 Winter Regional

Nov'18 Multi-Unit STaC

Oct'18 Multi-Unit 243 STaC

August'18 District 9 STaC

'18 Southeasterns Regional

March'18 Unit 243 STaC

February'18 Silver Point Sectional

January'18 Multi-Unit STaC

 
 

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