The best way to get to know other players to get out and play. Look at the calendar to see what programmed activities are available. Come and try playing during some of these. Introduce yourself to others!
We have also setup several email lists to help folks communicate to others. For instance to try to get games setup by emailing other players on the list. Current lists are
You can add yourself to these groups, and remove yourself. We have helped seed some of the group lists from the ladder leagues (intermediate and advanced player lists).