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Regular Play Sessions over Summer Months

Monday 1.45pm: Bridge and Games: Duplicate Bridge

Tuesday 2.00pm: Revision and Supervised Play

SUMMER PARTY: A charity teams event is scheduled for Friday 4th July at 2.00pm at Queen Square.

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Easter and Bank Holidays
Easter and Bank Holidays

There will be no play on Monday 21st nor Tuesday 22nd April.  Frank and Gina will be hosting all play sessions from Monday 14th April until Tuesday 6th May.  Please note there will be no play on Bank Holiday Mondays 5th & 26th May.

Bridge Holidays
Bridge Holidays

First for Bridge are arranging a bridge (and golf) holiday in Wyboston, Bedfordshire, from 24th to 29th August 2014.  Christine and Stewart will be hosting and directing this holiday.  See the link below

http://www.arenatravel.com/our-holidays/first-for-bridge/view/bridge-wyboston-lakes#.UzAJXfl_uCk

In September we will be hosting the bridge on P&O's Adonia cruising to the Baltic (Cruise ref D414).

From January to April 2015, we will be hosting the bridge on the Aurora world cruise (Cruise ref R502).

Online edition of The Ruffian
Online edition of The Ruffian

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

Blue Points
Blue Points

Read all about Blue Points.

Bridge Events Coming Up

Dates for the Brighton Really Easy and Next Step congress are:
Really Easy: Monday 11th to Wednesday 13th August 2014
Next Step: Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th August 2014

There is a bridge congress at the Isle of Man in early September.  If you are interested in attending please ask Christine for details.

There is a bridge congress in Marbella in early November.  See www.marbellabridge.com   for more details.

Bridge and Games Duplicate Play - Monday afternoons
Bridge and Games Duplicate Play - Monday afternoons

On Monday afternoons at 1.45pm we play Duplicate Bridge at Queen Square.  Visitors are welcome, a partner will be found and EBU Master Points are awarded.  Please call Christine on 01761 451327 if you would like to join us.


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Summer Workshops
Summer Workshops

There will be two one-day summer workshops coming up (not suitable for total beginners).  The first one will be held on Wednesday 21st May and will cover Strong and Pre-emptive bidding.  The second one is a repeat of the very popular 'Back to Basics' workshop and will be held on Wednesday 11th June.  Both of these workshops will run from 10.00am to 5.00pm and will be held in Queen Square.  Cost of each workshop is £40 (excluding lunch).  There are still some spaces available so if you are interested in attending, please contact Christine to secure your place.  

Bridge Summer School for Beginners
Bridge Summer School for Beginners

This year we will be holding a Bridge Summer School for total beginners.  Summer School will be three full days; August 20th, 21st and 22nd in central Bath.  After completing the summer school you will be invited to join our Improvers classes which start in the Autumn.  Please note: there will be no weekly Beginner's classes starting this Autumn - only Improvers classes.  Please contact Christine on Christine.macf@btinternet.com if you would like to register for this Bridge Summer School.  Cost is £120 for the three days.

NEW - SUPERVISED TUESDAY CLUB
NEW - SUPERVISED TUESDAY CLUB

Our gentle Tuesday club sessions have started.  This consists of a short Revision session on a specific topic followed by Supervised play.  Suitable for novices who would like to play in a supervised environment where they may request assistance where necessary.  Topics are: 15th April "Protective Seat", (22nd April - No Play), 29th April "Stayman", 6th May "Trial Suit Bids", 13th May "Balanced Hands", 20th May "Takeout Doubles", 27th May "Red Suit Transfers".  Cost of each session is £8.

Novices First Bridge Game
Novices First Bridge Game

With the help of our Improvers, our newest bridge players experienced their first game of real bridge.  We had 7 tables and some very serious bridge was played with personal scorecards, travellers and names slips tackled by all.  Well done to everyone!

Novice Bridge Session - Winners!
Novice Bridge Session - Winners!
Our winners for the Beginners first bridge session are: Christine Bone and Maggie Turner (North/South) and Paddy Doyle and Hilary Macklin (East/West).  Here they are with Christine, sporting their championship medals.
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, a county director and a qualified 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.

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CLASSES HELD IN QUEEN SQUARE - BATH
CLASSES HELD 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.

District Masters Feb 2014
District Masters Feb 2014

Here are some of our players who have reached the distinguished status of 'District Master'.  That means they have sat through many games of bridge and earned over 1,000 Masterpoints.  Pictured from left to right we have Janet Anderson, Stewart MacFarlane, Frances Hardman, John Travers, Liz Doyle and Mary Clements (Mary Simpson missing). 

Area Masters Feb 2014
Area Masters Feb 2014

Here are some of our Area Masters.  They have earned more than 500 Masterpoints.  Pictured are: Back row - Mike and Pam Hall, Front row - Pam Carwardine, Yvonne Wood and Tony Woodbridge.

Christmas Bridge Break
Christmas Bridge Break

 The Christmas break at the Webbington hotel was very enjoyable and some great bridge was played in between all the festive activities.  Here is a picture of our Swiss Pairs winners.

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 15th April 2014
Tuesday Club
Director: Frank Coltman
Mon 14th April 2014
Monday Club
Director: Frank Coltman
Tue 8th April 2014
Tuesday Club
Director: Christine MacFarlane
Mon 7th April 2014
Monday Club
Director: Christine MacFarlane
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