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Local Stars Shine at New Orleans National!

Several of our unit members traveled to Mardi Gras land and did spectacularly well at that tournament. 

Irva and Brian finished 1st in the Tues-Wed KO 4, finished 1st in the Second Sunday Swiss CD, and finished first in two pairs games!

The all-Corvallis team of Beckie, Karen, Eileen and Mary Alice finished 2nd in the Tues-Wed KO 6. 

Masterpoints received by our local experts were:

71.92 Irva Neyhart, Corvallis OR
71.92 Brian Breckenridge, Corvallis OR
13.80 Mary Alice Seville, Corvallis OR
13.80 Eileen Milligan, Corvallis OR
13.26 Karen Nelson, Corvallis OR
13.26 Becky McKenzie, Corvallis OR

Complete results of that tournament can be found here.

By the way, if you finished first in the Norman Kay Platinum Pairs, you would have received 200.00 masterpoints.



And cookies! And bagels and chips and candy and all manner of assorted goodies randomly appearing on our tables in Albany and Corvallis!  I don’t want to embarrass anyone by mentioning any names but Delores makes a Most Excellent pistachio with walnut cake!  And the lemon cherry cheesecake didn’t even make it to the end of the session!

Thanks to all the wonderful cooks who bring us these delights.







 Math Corner

Complex numbers are all fun and games until someone loses an i.

Topologists can’t tell a coffee cup from a doughnut.

When Noah sends his animals to go forth and multiply, a pair of snakes replies “We can’t multiply, we’re adders.” so Noah builds them a log table.

A physicist, a biologist and a mathematician are sitting in a street café watching people entering and leaving the house on the other side of the street. First they see two people entering the house. Time passes. After a while they notice three people leaving the house. The physicist says, “The measurement wasn’t accurate.” The biologist says, “They must have reproduced.” The mathematician says, “If one more person enters the house then it will be empty.”



Spring Mentorship Program Scheduled!

Our popular Mentorship Program has been scheduled for the first two Fridays in April and May.  We are looking for both Mentors and Mentees; please check our Mentorship Flyer for details.






Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Our new Class Schedule has been released and offers classes in Competitive Bidding, Popular Conventions, and Doubles.  Check our Spring 2015 Class Schedule Flyer for more details.

Additional information is available on our Classes & Lessons Page.



Unit 477 is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKenney Awards. We will hand out these awards and honor those who achieved life master and above ratings in 2014 at our next unit games in Corvallis (Sunday, March 15th, 1 pm)  and Albany (Monday, April 6th, noon).  Please join us in congratulating our local players on their achievements! 

Click here for a Complete List of All Winners


The Albany-Corvallis Special Games list has been updated.  Thank you, Eleanor!


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Quick Lists
  generally list those games that offer extra points or a Special Event.

Regularly scheduled games for Corvallis and Albany would be superseded by the games listed below.

March Quick List

Tuesday, Mar 24: Corvallis Club Charity Championship, Open Pairs & 199er, 1:00 pm
Tuesday, Mar 24: Corvallis Swiss Team, 7:00 pm

Friday, Mar 27: Corvallis Club Championship, 2 Section (Open & 0-50), 7:00 pm

Monday, Mar 30: Albany Club Championship, Swiss, 12:00 pm
Tuesday, Mar 31: Unit Game (Corvallis), Open Pairs, 7:00 pm

April Quick List

Wednesday, Apr 1: Corvallis Club Charity Championship, 1:00 pm
Thursday, Apr 2: Unit Fund/Foundation Gay 90’s Party — Albany Open Pairs (12 Noon)
Saturday, Apr 4: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Swiss Team (1 PM)

Monday, Apr 6: Unit Game — Albany Open Pairs (12 Noon)
Tuesday, Apr 7: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — 2 Section (Open & 199er) (1 PM)
Tuesday, Apr 7: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Open Pairs (7 PM)

Sunday, Apr 12: Corvallis Club Champ — Open Fast Pairs (6:30 PM)
Tuesday, Apr 14: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Open Pairs (7PM)
Wednesday, Apr 15: Albany NLM Local Charity  (10 AM)
Friday, Apr 17: Corvallis Club Membership — 2 Section (Open & 0-50) (7 PM)

Sunday, Apr 19: Corvallis Unit Game — Corvallis Open Pairs (1 PM)
Tuesday, Apr 21: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Open Pairs (7 PM)
Tuesday, Apr 28: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Swiss Team (7 PM)
Wednesday, Apr 29: Corvallis Club Charity Champ — Swiss Team (1 PM)
Thursday, Apr 30: Albany Club Champ — Swiss Team (12 Noon)

Tournament Quick List

Flyers will be linked when available

2015 Sectionals (Oregon/Washington District 20)
2015 Regionals (District 20)
2015 Nationals

2015 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENTS (Oregon/Washington District 20)

Vancouver Senior Sectional (players 60+ years or older;  new players 0-5 mp play free!)
Vancouver, WA
Apr 11-Apr 12

Seaside Sectional
Seaside OR
Apr 17-Apr 19

Portland Spring Sectional (new players 0-5 mp play free!)
Portland OR
May 29-May 31

Eugene Sectional 
Eugene OR
Jun 5-Jun 7

Ace of Clubs (Beaverton) Sectional
Beaverton OR
Jun 13-Jun 14


Klamath Falls Sectional
Klamath Falls OR
Jun 19-Jun 21


Salem (Keizer) Summer Sectional
Salem OR
Jun 26-Jun 28


Hood River Sectional
Hood River OR
Jul 17-Jul 19

Vancouver USA Sectional
Vancouver OR
Aug 14-Aug 16

High Desert Sectional
Bend OR
Aug 28-Aug 30

Ace of Clubs NLM Sectional
Beaverton OR
Aug 29-Aug 30

Portland Fall Sectional
Portland OR
Sep 18-Sep 20

Rogue Valley Sectional
Medford (Phoenix) OR
Oct 16-Oct 18

Vancouver Fall NLM Sectional
Vancouver WA
Oct 17-Oct 18

Central Oregon Coast Sectional
Newport OR
Oct 22-Oct 25

Vancouver USA NLM Sectional
Vancouver WA
Nov 14-Nov 15


Mesa Roadrunner Senior Regional
Mesa AZ
Apr 6-Apr 12

Rogue Valley Regional
Medford OR
May 11-May 17

Emerald Empire Regional
Eugene OR
Jul 27-Aug 2

Oregon Coast Regional
Seaside OR
Sep 28-Oct 6

Leavenworth Regional
Leavenworth WA
Oct 26 – Nov 1


Spring NABC
New Orleans LA
Mar 12-Mar 22

Summer NABC
Chicago IL
Aug 5-Aug 16


Denver CO
Nov 25-Dec 6



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