The minutes from the August 2018 committee meeting are now available. Please click the menu item Documents to download. The next meeting will be Friday 7th September 10.15am.
Important events coming up over the next weeks:
15th/22nd August - President's Pairs at Paynesville
♦ Friday 17th August - Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs 16
18th/19th August - Traralgon Congress, there are more details and the flyer on the website or on the notice board next to the library
♦ Saturday 25th August - Australian Wide Pairs at Bairnsdale
29th August- Open & Restricted at Paynesville
♦ Saturday 1st September - Nationwide Pairs 17 at Bairnsdale
5th September - Event 3 Triathlon Paynesville Birthday Individual
♦ Friday 7th/14th September - Red Point Championship Pairs at Bairnsdale
Tuesday 11th/18th September - Shirley Hancock Club Championship Pairs at Lakes Entrance
♦ Saturday 15th September - Nationwide Pairs 18 at Bairnsdale
16th September - GNOT Regional Final at Sale
26th September - Open & Restricted at Paynesville
BEST JULY MONDAY PLAYER
Alison Farthing 67.19%
BEST JULY FRIDAY PLAYERS
Ron Wilson and John Lawrence 57.37%
BEST JULY SATURDAY PLAYER
Sandor Varga 56.91%
Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :
Tim Watford - Local**
Mary Wyndham-Smith - Regional Master
Jean Macleod - Gold Life Master
Bairnsdale Bridge Club runs duplicate bridge sessions on Monday evening 7.15pm, Friday 12.00 noon and Saturday 1.00pm. The club runs regular Nationwide Pairs as well as other red and gold point pairs and teams events. Table fees are $5 per player per session, $6 on Nationwide days. Tea and coffee provided all day, hot and savoury food provided on special event days and after play on Nationwide days. Come along and relax in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere and enjoy a game of Bridge.
A friendly reminder of the Bridge Session times for Bairnsdale.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before play. If you know you will be late, phone the club on 51522258 and let someone know.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Club Championship Teams competition.
From left to right: Nick Nadebaum, Lorraine Robinson, Terry Nadebaum, Robynne Owen with President Ann Gibbs.
Congratulations to the winners of the Anniversary Pairs competition:
Ilse Porritt and Robynne Owen
Picturing Geoff and Mal Robertson at Mal's 90th birthday celebration at the bridge club.
Happy 90th birthday Mal.
Picturing L-R Tony Peck, Joan Perry , Helen Newna, Angela Crunden, Alison Farthing (BBC teacher), Martin Coull
President: Ann Gibbs
Vice President: Alison Farthing
Secretary: Jean Macleod
Treasurer: Brian Sampson
Masterpoint Secretary: Ann Gibbs
Elaine Newcomen, Maureen Hack, Robin Cotton, Kerry Haywood, Christa Riedacher, Margaret Hillier, Jenny Coverdale
Jean Macleod - 51523176
18th & 19th August
Director - Martin Willcox
Convenor - Marion Taylor
0409 277 922
! New Venue Kernot Hall, Princes Drive, Morwell !
Saturday Pairs 11:30am start BYO lunch $35
Sunday Teams 10:00am start Lunch provided $40
Enter on Bridge Unlimited or contact Convenor
Click here to download flyer
Alison will hold a workshop on Monday the 10th and 17th September from 1-3pm on how to improve your defence.
Topics will include leads and signals. For further information and enrolment please talk to Alison.
Bairnsdale Bridge Club By Laws (D General, 9.) state:
Psyche bidding will not be allowed at any bridge sessions in this club
Players with complex bidding systems are required to use a system card at all times when playing at Bairnsdale
System cards can be of benefit to your partner, opponent and the Director and we would like to encourage everyone to use a system card.
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Please contact Kerry by phone on 51020534 if you or someone you know is interested in lessons.
The next bridge lessons in the area are scheduled for October run by the Paynesville Bridge club.
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Don't Hold Back! Bid and make 7NT and you and your partner will be rewarded with free entry to the next available bridge session you attend in Bairnsdale.
Bairnsdale Bridge Club is a member of the "Rewards Program" offered by David Lucke's Fresh Food, Bairnsdale.
Pick up a tag at the club and each time you shop at the store, scan it, and reward points will be awarded to the club.
We receive on average one $20 voucher per month.