If any members require bridge playing accessories ranging from tables to mugs then click on the EBU web site link below. This is accessible for all players, the prices are very reasonable and it helps the EBU finances
The Bridgemate scoring system is used at all duplicate sessions. Please remember your EBU number or your Player Identification Number
24th December - No Duplicate Bridge
26th December - No Duplicate Bridge
27th December - No Duplicate Bridge
29th December - Social Bridge subject to numbers
31st December - No Duplicate Bridge
2nd January - Duplicate Bridge as normal
Ashby Bridge Club is an EBU-affiliated club. We welcome players of all standards and run five sessions a week. New members will be made very welcome. Non-members may play up to three times before joining the club.
Monday: 6:45pm to10:15 pm - duplicate bridge, host available
Wednesday: 9.15am to 12.30 - relaxed duplicate bridge, no partner required (starts again Sept 2018)
Wednesday: 12.45pm to 4.00pm - duplicate bridge, partner required
Thursday: 6:45pm to 10:15pm - duplicate bridge, partner required.
Fridays: 9.30am to 12.30 pm - informal bridge, no partner required
For full details of where to play, whom to contact and our find-a-partner systems please see our information page. Here
The first round of the Knockout has now been completed. All the results and the subsequent matches can be found under Competitions>Knockout Draw 2018/2019 with the next round to be played by Tuesday January 15th
Want to improve your Bridge? Well we now have a valuable resource available to all members covering every conceivable part of the game. There are numerous books and DVD's which can be borrowed from our library in exchange for a small deposit. Log on to 'Members Only' in the usual way and click on the 'Books and DVD's' tab to see the complete list of titles and whether they are available. Then contact Dora Hague either at a club session or via email or phone - contact details can be found in the 'Members Only' area under 'Member List'
Due to the overwhelming success of the teaching seminars held this year, which were often oversubscribed, these will be repeated in 2019. They will restart on the morning of 24th January and continue every 4th Thursday of the month. The first seminar will be 'Essentials of Bidding' followed on 28th Feb by 'Declarer Play'. You will need to preregister as space is limited so look out for the sign up form which will be put on the notice board in plenty of time
Yet another interesting hand can be found by clicking on 'Reflections from the Table'>'A Slam in all 4 Suits'. This submission shows how powerful some of the conventions can be!
Social Teams of Four – RESULT from Wednesday evening 21st November
Well, you never can tell …. the top 3 teams were very close and the top 2 teams even had the same number of points.... so we had to send out for more prizes …. bottles of wine for both teams.
The joint winners were Team 3 (Ann P/Dora/Claire/Julie) and Team 6 (Barbara and John Smith/Laurence/Barry).
The Knock Out - 2nd Round - to be played by January 15th
Reminder, see notice board for more info, The first round of the Knockout has now been completed. All the results and the subsequent matches can be found under Competitions>Knockout Draw 2018/2019 with Round 2 to be played by Tuesday January 15th.
Please inform Stuart Rees of your results and/or enter them on the KO sheet on the notice board.
Our Christmas competitions
Drinks, wine/beer/tea/coffee/soft drinks, will be on the club tab for these events, no table money is required and please wear your most fun and festive dress - competition details below.
The Gordon Grimley Cup for pairs – NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE TO MONDAY 17th December
Our evening pairs Christmas Bridge Drive competition.
We ask members to supply finger food for our buffet and/or raffle prizes please, no table money required.
Some “silly” rules to enable you to win spot prizes, not forgetting the competition for the trophy itself.
The Christmas Cup individual – Wednesday 19th December
Our afternoon individual Bridge Drive competition and get to play with lots of different players – we will use our Standard System convention sheet to help every one out and be on the “same page” when bidding and in competing for the cup.
Seasonal refreshments will be provided and we ask members to supply raffle prizes please.
The RBL individual trophy – Monday 28th January
Due to the nature of this competition and the movements required we have to limit the entrants to 39 players.
Please enter your names up on the sign up sheet now on the notice board.
2018/2019 ALL Competitions.
The dates for all our club can be found from our club home page via the left hand side tabs - click on "Competitions" then click on "This Seasons Winners and Competition Dates", you will see the dates and as we progress updates to the competition winners - you can also see previous competition winners from the "Competitions" tab.
October 2018 Promotions
Three promotions this month
Advanced Master Stuart Rees
District Master Janet Kirkland
Local Master Barbara Coles
Full list of past promotions can be found Here
Next meeting Tuesday19th Feb 2019