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Monday evenings (7.00pm to 9.30pm) is our Assisted Play sessions. This is your chance to practice playing in a gentle and supervised environment. To find out more about these sessions please send an e-mail to: Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bath Bridge Club, Oldfield Old Boys Rugby Club, Shaft Road, BA2 7HP
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email email@example.com | phone 01225 834135 (club hours only)
Not sure how to change a wrong score? how to assign a 60/40% percentage score? how to arrow-switch a score?
Problem solved. We're starting a regular Scoring Clinic at the club, so if there's anything you're not sure about, come along. Clinics will run 6.30-700 once a month on varying weekdays.
Trevor's running our first Clinic on Wednesday 6 June at 6.30. In case you can't make it, the next one will be on Thursday 5 July.
There will be no Assisted Play session on Monday 28th May. Sessions will resume on Monday 4th June.
A reminder that the Chairman's Trophy is now Bath Bridge Club's annual teams competition.
If possible, please enter as a team of 4 (just turn up on the night), or contact Richard Samter (firstname.lastname@example.org) and he will do his best to find you teammates. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that pairs who turn up on the night will get a game, although we will do our best.
We would be grateful to any pair willing to act as reserves, and they will get free entry to either the Chairman's Trophy (if they play), or to their next duplicate session.
As we're an EBU club, we use the EBU Blue Book to determine which bidding systems and conventions we are permitted to use.
For most of our sessions, we comply with Level 4, which allows most systems/conventions that most players are likely to be familiar with.
For our Thursday morning Gentle Duplicate and Monday evening Assisted Play, however, we are limited to Level 2, which limits players to fairly simply bidding systems and common conventions: Stayman, transfers and Blackwood are all fine.
If you're not sure about the suitability of any parts of your system, ask any experienced Club Director for guidance. Alternatively, click here for a link to the Blue Book on the EBU website.
What to do if this issue comes up at the table? See our guidance in Doing things right ... (you can find this via Articles in the menu, left).
Monday evening assisted play
This new learning session is designed for those who need assistance with their bidding and play but want to play real bridge with real hands. Every Monday, we play 14 hands of 'proper' duplicate bridge, but with an EBU-qualified teacher on hand to advise and assist. The hands are taken from a recent session at Bath BC and participants can compare their results with those of more experienced club players.
These are lively, friendly and (we hope) enlightening sessions, and current participants range from learners who have never played duplicate before to improvers wanting to build up their confidence before taking off their armbands. If you'd like to give it a try, come along – you're welcome with or without a partner.
What level is right for me?
With the growing choice of daytime and evening sessions now available at Bath BC, newer members and visitors may not be sure which options best suit their level of ability and experience.
If you're in doubt, click here to consult our Guide to levels. (It's also available via the menu, left.)
And, of course, feel free to consult any committee member if you need further advice.
Tues am Social Duplicate
Marion Kirk & Keith Mitchell
Marianne Lewin & Ray Nicholson
Tues eve Duplicate Pairs (EBED Sims)
May Morgan-Jones & Steve Elliott
Wed eve Social Duplicate
Susie Gall & Norman Botton
Bernard Morgan & David Thurman
Thurs am Gentle Duplicate
Marion Kirk & Keith Mitchell
Robert & Pamela Cunningham
Thurs eve Duplicate Pairs
John Perry & Marianne Lewin
Norman Botton & Richard Samter
... but not sure how to go about it?
We have a team of volunteers happy to help. To fix up a meeting, email Chris Jones at email@example.com.
Click here to download editable Word versions from the EBU website.
Following the success of this year's Bridge weekend in Paignton, we're holding a similar event
Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November 2018.
A date for your diary?
Click here for an illustrated report of Paignton 2017