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Bridge sessions during Summer months

Monday 1.45pm - Duplicate Bridge

Tuesday 2.00pm: Supervised Play

Note: There will be no bridge on Tuesday 16th August

 

 

 
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Bridge sessions during Summer months
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Weekend at Paignton: 28th to 30th October
Weekend at Paignton: 28th to 30th October

Join us for our social Bridge weekend at the Redcliffe Hotel in Paignton.  The dates are 28th to 30th October.  This will be our 7th year at this lovely hotel and I am sure we will have a wonderful time.  Please download the attached registration form and send to Christine and Stewart with your deposit of £25 to secure your place.  The total cost this year is £170 per person.

Schedule of Classes - Lookahead

Summer Bridge Programme: (starting first week of May)
Mondays 1.45pm: Duplicate Pairs
Tuesdays 2.00pm: Supervised Play

Summer School for Beginners (3 days)
There will be no Back to Basics workshop this summer, but anyone who would like to repeat some or all of the three day summer school at the end of August (which includes all the basics) is welcome to join us.

Improvers Classes - October (weekly)
Starting 5th October, we will run Improvers classes on Wednesday afternoons
 

Teams Game and Farewell Party
Teams Game and Farewell Party

Here are our Brunswick Twinning Bridge Farewell Party team winners.  Pictured are: Rita James, Michael Seiffert, Christian and Joelle Ohlmer sporting their hard earned bridge medals.  The evening was very jolly and we would like to thank everyone who helped make this visit such a success.  A reciprocal visit to Brunswick is being planned for May 2017.  More photos are in the Photographs page.

Online edition of The Ruffian Dec 2015
Online edition of The Ruffian Dec 2015

Here is the latest copy of the EBU newsletter for students.

 
Our winners this week are.....
Our winners this week are.....

Monday 25th July:  

N/S: John Travers and Frances Hardman
E/W: Pam and Robert Cunningham

Tuesday 26th July:

1st: Irene Greener and John Edwards
2nd: Gill and Richard Velleman

Learn to Play Bridge - Beginners Summer School
Learn to Play Bridge - Beginners Summer School

Learn to play Bridge in three days.  We will be holding a three-day Summer School from Wednesday 31st August to Friday 2nd September.  This is a non-residential course held in Queen Square, Bath.  Your teacher is Christine Macfarlane.  If you would like to register for this course click the header to download a form.

Christine will also be running a weekly Beginner's Bridge class on Monday evenings.  These classes will be held at the Bath Bridge Club's new premises in Shaft Road, Monkton Coombe, and will commence on Monday 3rd October at 7.00pm.  To register your interest please download a registration form from the drop-down menu and send it to Christine.  For more details send an e-mail to Christine.macf@btinternet.com

Improvers Classes start October 2016
Improvers Classes start October 2016

Now that you have learned to play bridge, if you would like to improve your Bidding, Playing and Defending skills this is the course for you.  Simply download and complete the registration form and send it to Christine.  Classes will be held on Wednesday afternoons at Queen Square starting 5th October 2016.

Bridgetab Scoring in action
Bridgetab Scoring in action

On Monday 11th April we started scoring with Bridgetabs.  Here are some of our happy Bridgetabs users about to press the 'Rankings' button!.

Supervised Play Tuesday afternoons
Supervised Play Tuesday afternoons

Our formal lessons finished at the end of April and we are now hosting Supervised Play sessions on Tuesdays.  The format will be a short tuturial followed by a bridge playing session with assistance available for those who need it.  This play session is for those players who have learned to play bridge but would like to practice playing in a gentle environment.  There is no need to bring a partner, we will find you one.  Call Christine on 07989 440238 if you require more details.

New Master Point Rule

From 1st January 2016, Master Points will only be awarded for pairs events in which all the competitors are scheduled to play at least 70% of the boards used in the movement.  As an example, when the intention is to play 22 boards in a session, no more than 30 boards should be in play.

BRIDGE IS FUN - COME AND JOIN US
BRIDGE IS FUN - COME AND JOIN US

Friendly, enthusiastic and enjoyable bridge classes with Christine. Lessons are available for all abilities.  Christine is a keen club player, an EBU director and an EBUTA teacher. All teaching is to EBU recommended materials.

For more details please call Christine on 01761 451327, or mob 07989 440238, or send an e-mail to christine.macf@btinternet.com.

Vu-Bridge Beginner's Corner

Vu-Bridge (ACOL version)
choosen by the EBU!

Read more about the English Bridge Education Department and FREE V-Blue for all EBUTA Teachers: Click here

Saturday January 30th, 2016:
Careful Play by Paul Bowyer

Click here to play

V-Blue - The beginners e-newsletter: 20 hands to play every two weeks - ACOL and Standard American versions available

Vu-Bridge Hand of the Week

New: Vu-Bridge Defender
Try sample hands: Click here

Saturday, January 30th, 2016:
Diamonds, again! By David Bird


Click here to play this hand

V-Green e-Newsletter: improve your Bridge skills - all levels

Click for the latest results
SESSIONS PLAYED IN QUEEN SQUARE - BATH
SESSIONS PLAYED IN QUEEN SQUARE - BATH

Club name: Bridge and Games - Bath.  We are an EBU affiliated club (county is Avon).  Classes and playing sessions are held at BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath.

Really Easy Congress: Eastbourne
Really Easy Congress: Eastbourne

Sign up now for the EBU Really Easy Congress to be held 22nd to 25th August at the Wintergarden in Eastbourne.  This is a new venue with a brand new format and provides a chance for novice players to gain a gentle introduction to tournament play.  Christine will be there teaching and directing so you know there will be a welcoming atmosphere.  Click here for full details and a booking form.  See you there smiley 

Life is a game but Bridge is serious!
Life is a game but Bridge is serious!

Here is the beautiful painting which was presented to the Bath Bridge players from our Brunswick visitors.  The artist is Ulrike Gornemann (who is also a very good bridge player).

Twinning visitors from Brunswick
Twinning visitors from Brunswick

Bridge and Games welcomed eleven visitors from Brunswick the first week of July.  Here they are pictured with some of our club members beneath our resident dinosaur.  See 'photographs' for more details.

Social Weekend in Llandrindod Wells
Social Weekend in Llandrindod Wells

Our social weekend at Llandrindod Wells was a great success.  The hotel was lovely and the sun shone for us.  Here are our winners:
Friday Welcome Pairs: Kerri Sant and Dee Moss
Saturday Swiss Pairs: Pam Carwardine and Christine Ware
Teams: Richard Hill, Celia Porter, Rosa Phillips, Ann Brett.

Learn with No Fear Bridge
Learn with No Fear Bridge
Practice your new found skills by logging onto No Fear Bridge; our students are entitled to a free trial.  If you enjoy this website please ask Christine for details of the special discount code.
Results
Tue 26th July 2016
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Mon 25th July 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Tue 19th July 2016
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Mon 18th July 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Click for the latest results
SESSIONS PLAYED IN QUEEN SQUARE - BATH
SESSIONS PLAYED IN QUEEN SQUARE - BATH

Club name: Bridge and Games - Bath.  We are an EBU affiliated club (county is Avon).  Classes and playing sessions are held at BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath.

Really Easy Congress: Eastbourne
Really Easy Congress: Eastbourne

Sign up now for the EBU Really Easy Congress to be held 22nd to 25th August at the Wintergarden in Eastbourne.  This is a new venue with a brand new format and provides a chance for novice players to gain a gentle introduction to tournament play.  Christine will be there teaching and directing so you know there will be a welcoming atmosphere.  Click here for full details and a booking form.  See you there smiley 

Life is a game but Bridge is serious!
Life is a game but Bridge is serious!

Here is the beautiful painting which was presented to the Bath Bridge players from our Brunswick visitors.  The artist is Ulrike Gornemann (who is also a very good bridge player).

Twinning visitors from Brunswick
Twinning visitors from Brunswick

Bridge and Games welcomed eleven visitors from Brunswick the first week of July.  Here they are pictured with some of our club members beneath our resident dinosaur.  See 'photographs' for more details.

Social Weekend in Llandrindod Wells
Social Weekend in Llandrindod Wells

Our social weekend at Llandrindod Wells was a great success.  The hotel was lovely and the sun shone for us.  Here are our winners:
Friday Welcome Pairs: Kerri Sant and Dee Moss
Saturday Swiss Pairs: Pam Carwardine and Christine Ware
Teams: Richard Hill, Celia Porter, Rosa Phillips, Ann Brett.

Learn with No Fear Bridge
Learn with No Fear Bridge
Practice your new found skills by logging onto No Fear Bridge; our students are entitled to a free trial.  If you enjoy this website please ask Christine for details of the special discount code.
Results
Tue 26th July 2016
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Mon 25th July 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Tue 19th July 2016
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Mon 18th July 2016
Monday Pairs
Director: Christine MacFarlane