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Clubs Ch. 4: Part 1 - page 1-16     Part 2 - page 17-32     Part 3 - page 33-51

Units Ch. 5

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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR CHAPTER 4 and 5 OF THE HANDBOOK  JANUARY 2000
INDEX FOR HANDBOOK CHAPTER 4 AND 5  JANUARY 2000

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     ACBL-wide events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

       Charity games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

       International Fund games. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

       Special games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

     Adding games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

     Additional membership games . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

     Allocation,

       Club championships and special events . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

       Sessions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.34

     Allowable,

       Masterpoint restrictions. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

       Objections to a sanction. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

       Restriction of conventions. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

     Annual fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

     Appendices,

     Annual extended team games. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4

     Annual sanction fee for clubs . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

     Arbitration agreement for clubs . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

     Award charts,

       Knockout events,

          Club masterpoint team game overall awards. . . . . .MPKOS pg.1

          Club championship team game overall awards . . . . .MPKOS pg.2

          Match awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPKOS pg.3

       Pair events,

          Bridge Plus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPPAIRS pg.7

          Charity and International Fund pair game,

            Overall awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.16

            Session awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.17

          Computer bridge awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.18

          Introductory game awards . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.15

          Overall awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.8-14

          Pupil game awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.15

          Session awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPPAIRS pg.1-7

       Swiss events,

          Charity club championship awards . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.10

          Club championship awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPSWISS pg.9

          Club masterpoint awards. . . . . . . . . . . . .MPSWISS pg.2-8

          International Fund Club championship awards. . . MPSWISS pg.10

          Match awards,

            Charity club championship. . . . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.10

            International Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.10

            Open teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPSWISS pg.1

          Victory point scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.11

       Table of contents for award charts. . . . . . . . . MPCHARTS pg.1

     Awards,

       Cash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22

                                     -B-

     Board-A-Match team game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

       Swiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.43

       Team championships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

     Back to back plan (scheduling club championships) . CHAPTER.4 pg.31

     Beneficiaries,

       Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35

       Official ACBL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.34

       Secondary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35

       Two-session events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35

       Unit charity games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.3

     Black points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

     Bridge Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.14&15

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     Charity club championship,

       Allocation of sessions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.34

       Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.35&36

       Beneficiaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.34&35

       Table fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.34

       Two session charity club championships. . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35

       Reporting charity club championships. . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.36

       Substituting a charity session for a club

       Championship session. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.34

       Unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.3

     Charts,

       Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPKOS pg.1-3

                                                         MPPAIRS pg.1-18

                                                         MPSWISS pg.1-11

     Classification of players,

       Honor titles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.27&28

       Masterpoint races . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

       Wallet cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.28

     Club,

       Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

       Eligibility for sanction. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.1

       Frequent events,

          Additional Club Championships. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          Grand National Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          Inter-Club Championship Games. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          Member/Guest club championship . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          North America Bridge Championship

          Fund raising events. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.41&42

          North American Pairs . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.38-40

          North American 49er Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.40

          Sectional tournaments held at clubs (STaCs). . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          Super Club Championship. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

       Incentive programs,

          Club highlights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

          New member recruitment . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          Newcomer Game Incentives . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          Reduced price memberships and rates. . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

       Identification numbers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

       Information,

          Club supplies and director manuals . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          Information for travelers. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          Insurance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

       Invitational/restricted games . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

       Game regulations,

          Masterpoints,

            Black points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

            Gold points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

            Net points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

            Platinum points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

            Red points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

            Silver points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Game session numbers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

       Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

       Masterpoint awards,

          Calculating awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.24-26

          Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.1-18

                                                            MPKOS pg.1-3

                                                         MPSWISS pg.1-11

          Issuing awards,

            Computerized scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27

            Non-computerized scoring . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27

       Membership games,

          Additional membership games. . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Conflicts in scheduling. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          Eligibility to play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Membership game director . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Point awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Reporting the membership game. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          Scheduling membership games. . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Type of event. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

       Monthly report form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

       Non-playing director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.20

       Novice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7&8

          Players with 20 or more masterpoints . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8
 

          Loss of ranking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          Table totals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          Three-member pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

       Obtaining a sanction,

          Allowable objections to a sanction . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          Duration of a sanction . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3&4

          Waiting period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

       Open,

          Allowable masterpoint restrictions . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          Allowable restriction of conventions . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          Number of boards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

          Open games in clubs with membership fees . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

       Operation of,

          Cancellation of a regular session. . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22

          Cash prizes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          Club discipline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.22&23

          Club records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22

          Disabled ACBL members. . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.23

          Margin for ranking finishers . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          Participation in club activities . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.23

          Seeding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          Systems and conventions. . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.20&21

       Ownership or sponsorship,

          Proprietary club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Sponsored club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

       Relationships between clubs and units . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.50

       Sanctioned bridge games,

          Adding games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Arbitration agreement. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Canceling sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Club championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Clubs in good standing . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Monthly report form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Non-exclusivity of Sanction. . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Renewal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Scheduling masterpoint games . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.1

          Suspension of,

            Summary suspension by management . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

            Suspension by Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

       Special games,

          ACBL introductory games. . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8&9

          Bridge Plus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.14&15

          College program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          Cruise ships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.15&16

          Handicap games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.9-11

          High school games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          Home style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

          Junior Month . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          Land cruises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

          Pupil games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.14

          Sanctioned Online Computer Games . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

          Stratified pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.11&12

       Team events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.42-50

          Conditions of contest. . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.46
 

          Masterpoint awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.45&46

            Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.1-11

            Match awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.45

            Overall awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.46

          Scheduling,

            Industrial leagues . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

            Invitational clubs, intermediate

            or novice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

            Open club. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

          Types of events,

            Board-a-match. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

            Knockout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.45

            Round robin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.44&45

            Swiss,

               Board-a-match . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

               Win loss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.44

               Victory points. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.43&44

     Club championships and special events,

       Allocation of club championship

       game sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          Non-weekly clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          Weekly clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

       Awards,

          Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPPAIRS pg.1-18

                                                            MPKOS pg.1-3

                                                            MPSWISS pg.1-11

          Computation of club

          championship awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.32

       International Fund club championship. . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.36

       Scheduling,

          Back to back play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.31

          Calendar quarters scheduling . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          Playing site changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Playing time changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Regular game with different club

          championship time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Schedule conflicts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Two session club championships . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

       Team events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.42-50

          Awards,

            Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPKOS pg.1-3

            Knockout and round robin overalls. . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          Board-a-match. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          Knockout and Round robins. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          Swiss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

            Two session by clubs sanctioned for two

            or more games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.50

            Two session co-sponsored by two

            different clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.50

       Types of events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.31

       Seeding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.31

     Conflicts with higher rated championships . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.1

     Contents (table of) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CONTENTS pg.

     Cost of sanctions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2&3

       Annual fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

       New club games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

       Table fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

                                     -D-

     Delegation of sessions for Unit games . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.2

     Directors,

       ACBL-wide events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

     Disabled ACBL members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.23

     Duration of a sanction for a bridge club. . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4
 

                                     -E-

     Eligibility,

       To play in membership games . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

     Events,

       Club,

          Board-a-match. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          Grand National Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38
 

          Knockout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.45

          Member/Guest club championship . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          North America Bridge Championship

          Fund raising events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          North American Pairs . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.38-40

          North American 49er Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.40

          Round robin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.44&45

          Sectional tournaments held at clubs (STaCs). . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          Swiss,

            Board-a-match. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.44

            Win loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.43

            Victory points . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.43&44

          Super club championship. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

     Extended team events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4

                                     -G-

     Game director,

       Club director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.19&20

       Non-playing director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.20

     Games,

       Invitational/restricted . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

       Movements,

          Individual movements,

            Rainbow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

            Shomate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          Pair movements,

            Howell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

            Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          Team movements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17
 

       Novice,

          Players with 20 or more masterpoints . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          Loss of ranking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          Table totals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          Three member pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

       Open,

          Allowable masterpoint restrictions . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          Allowable restriction of conventions . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          Number of boards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

          Open games in clubs with membership fees . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

       Special,

          ACBL introductory games. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.9

          Bridge Plus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.14&15

          College program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          Cruise ships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.15&16

          Handicap games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.9-11

          High school games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          Land cruises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

          Pupil games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.14

          Stratified pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.11&12

          Home style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

     Game regulations for ACBL-wide events,

       Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Donations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Game security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Half table. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Hand analyses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Hand record security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

       Invitational sections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

       Masterpoint awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

       Novice sections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

       Number of tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

     Game session number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

     Gold points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

     Grand National teams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

                                     -H-

     Handicap games (Clubs). . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.9-11&26

     Hand analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

     Hand record security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

     High school games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

     Home style games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

                                                      CHAPTER.4 pg.27&28
 

     Howell movements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

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     Identification numbers for clubs. . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4&5

     Incentive programs for clubs,

       Cooperative Advertising Program . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

       Club highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

       New member recruitment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Novice games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

       Reduced price memberships and rates . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19

     Individual events for club championship awards. . . CHAPTER.4 pg.33

     Individual movements,

       Rainbow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

       Shomate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

     Industrial leagues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

     Informational materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.10 pg.1

     Information for clubs,

       Club supplies and director manuals. . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

       Information for travelers . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

       Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

     Insurance

       For clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

     International Fund,

       ACBL-wide event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

       Club Championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.36

     Introductory games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.9

     Invitational/restricted game. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

       Club Championships awards . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.32

       Team events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

     Invitational sections at ACBL-wide events . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

     Issuing awards,

       Computerized scoring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27

       Non-computerized scoring. . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27

                                     -J-

     Joint sponsorship by two or more clubs for

     ACBL-wide events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6
 

                                     -K-

     Knockout team,

       Awards,

          Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPKOS pg.1-3

          Club championship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER 4 pg.46

          Club games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.25&26

       Club championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.48&49

       Events at clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.45

                                     -L-

     Land cruises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

     Local beneficiaries for charity

     club championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35

     Loss of ranking in novice games . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

                                     -M-

     Manager for clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4
 

     Margin for ranking finishers. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

     Masterpoints,

       Awards,

          ACBL-wide events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

          Annual extended team games . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

          Board-A-Match team games . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

          Bridge Plus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.25

          Calculating awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.24-26

          Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MPKOS pg.1-3

                                                         MPPAIRS pg.1-18

                                                         MPSWISS pg.1-11

          Clubs,

            Board a match and knockout teams . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

            Bridge Plus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.25

            Calculating awards . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.24-26

            Computation of club championship

            awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.32&33

            Club championship team games . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.48-50

            Invitational/restricted. . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.24&25

            Issuing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg. 27

            Membership games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.36

            Novice games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.25

            Overalls for games with two or more sections,

               Class uniformity. . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

               Handicap games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

               Pair games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

               Number of positions . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

            Series games for clubs . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

            Team events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.42-50

       Knockout team games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg. 26

       Members, new members, non-members . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.31&32

       Races . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

       Tied positions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.25

          Units,

            Masterpoint awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.2&3

            Annual extended team games . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4

       Games,

          Additional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Conflicts in scheduling. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          Eligibility to play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Membership game director . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Point awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Reporting the game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          Scheduling the game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          Type of event. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.37

     Mitchell movement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

     Monthly report form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

     Movements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

       Individual,

          Rainbow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          Shomate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17
 

       Pair,

          Howell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

       Team. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

                                     -N-

     New club games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

     Non-computerized scoring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27

     Non-exclusivity of sanctions. . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

     Non-participating clubs in ACBL-wide events . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

     Non-playing club director . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.20

     Non-weekly clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

     North American Bridge Championships (NABCs),

       Fund-raising events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.42

       Schedule of events,

       Smoking policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

     North American Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.38-40

     North American 49er Pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.40

     Newcomer games,

       Awards,

          Club championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.32

          Club games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

       Players with 20 or more masterpoints. . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

       Loss of ranking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

       Table totals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

       Three-member pairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

     Novice sections in ACBL-wide events . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.8

     Number of allocated unit-wide championships . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4

     Number of boards for club game. . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.7

     Number of tables in ACBL-wide events. . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.7

                                     -O-

     Open games in clubs with membership fees. . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6

     Operation of club games,

       Cancellation of a regular session . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22

       Cash prizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

       Club discipline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.22&23

       Club records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22

       Disabled ACBL members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.23

       Margin for ranking finishers. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

       Participation in club activities. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.23

       Seeding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

       Systems and conventions . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.20&21

                                     -P-

     Pair movements,

       Howell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

       Mitchell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

     Players with 20 or more masterpoints. . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8

     Playing site or time changes

     for club championships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

     Points,

       Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Gold. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Platinum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Red . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

       Silver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

     Prizes and trophies for unit championships. . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.3

     Pupil games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.14

                                     -R-

     Rainbow movement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17

     Red points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

                                     -S-

     Sanctioned,

       Club game requirements,

          Arbitration agreement. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Club ownership or sponsorship,

            Proprietary club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

            Sponsored club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Identification numbers,

            Club identification number . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

            Game session number. . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

          Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.4

          Monthly report form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Sanction renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          Suspension of sanction,

            Summary suspension by management . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.5

            Suspension by Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.6
 

       Cost of a sanction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          Annual fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          New club games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Table fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

       Game Provisions,

          Adding games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Canceling sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Club championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Clubs in good standing . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Non-exclusivity of sanction. . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          Scheduling masterpoint games . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.1

       Obtaining a sanction,

          to a sanction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          Duration of a sanction . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3&4

          Waiting period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.3

     Scheduling,

       Club championships,

          Back to back plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.31

          Calendar quarters scheduling . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          Playing site changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Playing time changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          Regular game with different club

          championship time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Schedule conflicts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          Two session club championships . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.30

       Club team events,

          Invitational clubs and intermediate

          or novice games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

          Industrial leagues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

          Open clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.47

     Seeding in clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.21

     Series games for clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.26

     Silver points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.18

     Special games,

       ACBL introductory games . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.8&9

       Bridge Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.14&15

       Club appreciation month . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

       College program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

       Cruise ships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.15&16

       Handicap games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.9-11

       High school games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.13

       Land cruises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

       Pupil games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.14

       Sanctioned online computer games. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16

       Stratified pairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.11&12

       Home style. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

     Super Club Championships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41

     Supplies and director manuals for clubs . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24

     Swiss team championships,

       Two sessions Swiss teams by clubs sanctioned

       for two or more games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.49

       Two session Swiss teams co-sponsored by

       two different clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.50

     Systems and conventions in clubs. . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.20

                                     -T-

     Table of contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CONTENTS pg.

                                     -U-

     Units,

       Games,

          ACBL-wide events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6-8

          Annual extended team games . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4

          Charity games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.6

          Unit championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.1-5

          Unit-wide championships. . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.5 pg.4&5

                                   -V-

     Victory points,

       Conversion scale. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPSWISS pg.11

       Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.43&44

       Swiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.42&43

                                   -W-

     Wallet cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.28
 

CHAPTER.4           THE CLUB SANCTIONED BRIDGE GAME

     SECTION ONE: ACBL CLUB MASTERPOINT GAME SANCTION. . . CHAPTER.4 pg.1

     I.   ELIGIBILITY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.1

     II.  SANCTIONED GAME PROVISIONS . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.1

          A. Scheduling Masterpoint Games. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.1

          B. Adding Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          C. Canceling Sessions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          D. Non-exclusivity of Sanction . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          E. Club Championships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          F. Clubs in Good Standing. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

     III. COST OF A SANCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2&3

          A. New Club Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.2

          B. Annual Fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          C. Table Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3

     IV.  OBTAINING A SANCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          A. Waiting Period. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          B. Allowable Objections to a Sanction. . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3

          C. Duration of a Sanction. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.3&4

     V.   SANCTIONED CLUB GAME REQUIREMENTS. . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.4

          A. Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.4

          B. Identification Numbers. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.4

             1. Club identification number . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.4

             2. Game session number. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.4

          C. Club Ownership or Sponsorship . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

             1. Proprietary club . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

             2. Sponsored club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          D. Sanction Renewal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          E. Arbitration Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          F. Monthly Report Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

          G. Suspension of Sanction. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5&6

             1. Summary suspension by management . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.5

             2. Suspension by Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

 

     SECTION TWO: TYPES OF CLUB MASTERPOINT GAMES. . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

     I.   OPEN GAME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          A. Allowable Masterpoint Restrictions. . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          B. Allowable Restriction of Conventions. . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          C. Open Games in Clubs with Membership Fees. . . CHAPTER.4 pg.6

          D. Number of Boards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.7

     II.  INVITATIONAL/RESTRICTED GAME . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.7

     III. NEWCOMER GAMES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.7&8

          A. Players with 20 or More Masterpoints. . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          B. Loss of Ranking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          C. Table Totals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.8

          D. Three-Member Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.8

     IV.  SPECIAL GAMES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.8&9

          A. ACBL Introductory Games . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.9

          B. Handicap Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.9-11

          C. Stratified Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.11&12

          D. Home Style. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.12&13

          E. College Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          F. Junior Month. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          G. High School Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.13

          H. Pupil Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.14

          I. Bridge Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.14&15

          J. Cruise Ships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.15&16

          K. Land Cruises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.16

          L. Sanctioned Online Computer Games. . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.16

          M. Club Appreciation Month . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.16

     V.   GAME MOVEMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.16&17

          A. Pair Movements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.17

             1. Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

             2. Howell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          B. Individual Movements. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

             1. Rainbow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

             2. Shomate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

          C. Team Movements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.17

     SECTION THREE: GENERAL CLUB GAME REGULATIONS. . . CHAPTER.4 pg.17&18

     I.   MASTERPOINTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          A. Net Points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          B. Black Points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          C. Silver Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          D. Red Points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          E. Gold Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          F. Platinum Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.18

     II.  INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR CLUBS. . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          A. New Member Recruitment. . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          B. Newcomer Game Incentives. . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.18

          C. Club Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.19

          D. Reduced Price Memberships and Rates . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.19

          E. Cooperative Advertising Program . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.19

     III. GAME DIRECTOR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.19

          A. Club Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.19&20

          B. Non-playing Director. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.20

     IV.  OPERATION OF CLUB GAMES. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.20

          A. Systems and Conventions . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.20&21

          B. Seeding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          C. Margin for Ranking Finishers. . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          D. Cash Prizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.21

          E. Cancellation of a Regular Session . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.22

          F. Club Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.22

          G. Club Discipline . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.22&23

          H. Disabled ACBL Members . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.23

          I. Participation in Club Activities. . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.23

     V.   OTHER CLUB INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          A. Information for Travelers . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          B. Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          C. Club Supplies and Director Manuals. . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

 

     SECTION FOUR: CLUB MASTERPOINT AWARDS . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

     I.   CALCULATING THE AWARDS . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          A. Open Game Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.24

          B. Invitational - Restricted Game Awards . . CHAPTER.4 pg.24&25

          C. Newcomer Game Awards. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.25

          D. Bridge Plus Game Awards . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.25

          E. Awards for Tied Positions . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.25

          F. Overall Awards for Club Games with

             two or More Sections. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.25&26

             1. Pair awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.26

             2. Handicap games . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.26

             3. Class uniformity . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.26

             4. Number of positions. . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.26
 

          G. Series Games for Clubs. . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.26

          H. Board-A-Match and Knockout Teams. . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.26

     II.  ISSUING THE AWARDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.27

          A. Computerized Scoring. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.27

          B. Non-Computerized Scoring. . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.27

 

     SECTION FIVE: CLASSIFICATION OF PLAYERS . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.27

     I.   HONOR TITLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.27&28

     II.  WALLET CARDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.28

     III. MASTERPOINT RACES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.29

 

     SECTION SIX: CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS. .CHAPTER.4 pg.29

     I.   ALLOCATION OF CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP GAME SESSIONS

          A. Weekly Clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          B. Non-weekly Clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.29

     II.  SCHEDULING CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS. . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          A. Calendar Quarters Scheduling. . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.29

          B. Playing Site Changes. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          C. Playing Time Changes. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          D. Two-Session Club Championships. . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          E. Regular Game With Different Club

             Championship Time . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          F. Schedule Conflicts. . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.30

          G. Back-to-Back Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.31

     III. TYPES OF EVENTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.31

     IV.  SEEDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.31

     V.   AWARDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.31

          A. Awards to Members, New Members

             or Non-Members by ACBL. . . . . . . . .   CHAPTER.4 pg.31&32

          B. Computation of Club Championship Awards . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.32

             1. Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.32

             2. One-section events . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.32

             3. Newcomer championships . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.33

             4. Invitational and point restricted

                 championships . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.33

             5. Individual events. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.33

             6. Two session events . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.33

     VI.  CHARITY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP. . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.33&34

          A. Allocation of Sessions. . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

          B. Substituting a Charity Session for a Club

             Championship Session. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

          C. Two-Session Charity Club Championships. . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

          D. Table Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

          E. Beneficiaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

             1. Official ACBL beneficiaries. . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.34

             2. Secondary beneficiaries. . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.35

             3. Local beneficiaries. . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.35

             4. Two-Session events . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.35

          F. Charity Club Championship Awards. . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.35&36

          G. Reporting Charity Club Championships. . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.36

     VII. INTERNATIONAL FUND CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.36

 

     VIII.MEMBERSHIP GAMES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.36

          A. Scheduling a Membership Game. . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          B. Additional Membership Games . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          C. Type of Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          D. Eligibility to Play . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          E. Membership Game Director. . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          F. Point Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.37

          G. Reporting the Membership Game . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          H. Conflicts in Scheduling . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.38

     IX.  OTHER FREQUENT CLUB EVENTS . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          A. Grand National Teams. . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.38

          B. North American Pairs. . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.38-40

          C. North American 49er Pairs . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.40

          D. Membership/Guest Club Championship. . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.40&41

          E. Additional Club Championships . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          F. Inter-club Championship Games . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          G. Super Club Championship . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.41

          H. North America Bridge Championship

             Fund-Raising Events . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.41&42

          I. Sectional Tournaments Held at Clubs . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.42

 

     SECTION SEVEN: CLUB TEAM EVENTS . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.42

     I.   TYPES OF EVENTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          A. Board-a-Match Teams . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.42

          B. Swiss Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.43

             1. Win Loss (W/L) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.43

             2. Victory Points (VPS) . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.43&44

             3. Board-a-Match (BAM). . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.44

          C. Round-Robin Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.44&45

          D. Knockout Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CHAPTER.4 pg.45

          E. Masterpoint Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.45&46

             1. Match awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.45

             2. Overall awards . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.46

          F. Conditions of Contest . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.46

     II.  SCHEDULING CLUB TEAM EVENTS. . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.46&47

          A. Open Clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.47

          B. Invitational Clubs and Intermediate

             or Newcomer Games . . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.47

          C. Industrial Leagues. . . . . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.47

     III. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM GAMES . . . . . . . . CHAPTER.4 pg.48-50

          A. Round-Robin and KO Team Championships . . CHAPTER.4 pg.48&49

          B. Round-Robin overall masterpoint awards. . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          C. Knockout overall masterpoint awards . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          D. Board-a-Match Team Championships. . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.49

          E. Swiss Team Championships. . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.49

             1. Two-session Swiss Teams by clubs sanctioned

                 for two or more games . . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.49

             2. Two-session Swiss team co-sponsored

                 by two different clubs. . . . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.50
 

     SECTION EIGHT: CLUB-UNIT RELATIONSHIPS. . . . . . .  CHAPTER.4 pg.50

     CURRENT PRICES AND FEES . . . . . . . . . . . . . .APPENDIX.G pg.1-5


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