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Fort Wayne Duplicate Bridge Club


4618 E. State Blvd., Suite 101
Fort Wayne, IN  46815

The rules of sanctioned bridge and the penalties specified in the rule book have one purpose; To restore equity to the non-offending team. They are not a "punishment" for infractions, nor do they provide a "bonus" to the non-offenders. The director may, at his discretion, award an adjusted score other than the specified penalty.

Definitive rulings by the ACBL master directors may be obtained by email to

You may send queries to the local directors at


Any club may impose bidding and playing rules in addition to the "General Convention Chart".


The Fort Wayne area has excellent
   ACBL certified bridge directors.

Gary Chaney is a Gold Life Master and Certified ACBL Director. He directs the Wednesday afternoon games and the Thursday (1PM) afternoon Pro-AM game  for the Fort Wayne Bridge Club.   Gary gives FREE lessons on Wednesday at 9:30 AM and the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at Noon.

Jim Kart is a Ruby Life Master and ACBL Certified Director.  He directs the Fort Wayne Duplicate Club games on Tuesday afternoon  and Saturday  afternoon.

Dick Petersen, Michael Clegg or Emory Jeffers will be directing when a substitute is needed.  All
 are ACBL Certified Directors.
Rick Kleinheksel is a Life Master and ACBL Certified Director.  He directs the Thursday Evening Scoring Eagles game and the Cedar Creek game.