Our commentaries are now used by a few clubs, some of which are close by.
For reasons of security we will no longer be posting them on the website.
Naturally when you have played in a session you will be emailed the commentary that night.
They all use Standard English Acol and are suitable for Second Years+
There are 24 boards each week.
Any club who wishes to use our commentaries should contact me:
Our club is totally unique in that it offers anyone who rocks up to our club a guranteed game.
To enable us to fulfil this valuable commitment we need more volunteer hosts.
We already have a small but commited group of volunteers. We need more to spread the burden.
Identify a Tuesday session in the forthcoming months where you would be able to volunteer and drop a line to our Host Angel
Our club has always been a great advocate of 'everyone gets a game'. Just turn up and a partner will be found - every time.
It particularily suits people graduating from courses who have yet to find a regular partner and people new to the area who want to try our club (good choice!)
Our lovely Maureen is our Chief Host Angel. Her task is to allocate volunteer hosts to session dates.
She looks a bit shocked here actually:-)
This convention card shows what students should be expected to know after their first year of lessons with Aylesbury Vale Bridge. It includes Strong 'Acol' 2-level openings, Natural weak take-outs in response to 1NT openings, and no artificial defensive methods.
When we hold special 'Open Evenings' for new students and visitors, this is what we would expect all our members to use.
This convention card includes some slightly more advanced conventions, including transfers over 1NT openings. These systems are acceptable on all normal club nights (i.e. other than special 'open nights' for beginners and other visitors).Click to open this file. You can then save it to disc, and amend appropriately if you want to play a slightly different system. Alternatively...
Open this if you want to start with a 'clean sheet'. If you play in the Wessex League, or any other county or national events, you will need to have completed convention cards, however simple your system is!