Bridgend Duplicate Bridge Club
 
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Agenda and Minutes

The Minutes of the committee meeting on 21st. June can now be found in the news section of the website.

Beginners Lessons

The current beginners course has now finished.  A new course for beginners will start on Wednesday September 13th. between 4:00 and 6:00 at Nolton Church Hall, the cost is £3.00 per lesson.  For details of improvers classes, see the box below.

Thursdays

Afternoon Duplicate sessions take place every Thursday, between 2:00 and 5 pm.  From 28th. September, these will be preceeded by a lesson each week for improvers, starting at 1:00 pm.  These lessons will be free of charge and the topic for each lesson will be posted on the website, and interested members can also join a mailing list to receive handouts and further details of the course.

 

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Teams of Eight Triumph
Teams of Eight Triumph

Very well done to Tony Disley and his team - Julian Pottage, Mike Best, Simon Richards, Kevin Maddox, Tony Haworth, John Evans and Steve Burgoyne (pictured with WBU President, Neville Richards) who narrowly triumphed over a powerful Cardiff outfit in the seven-team final of the Welsh Teams of Eight, held at Crossgates in Mid-Wales.  Tony and Julian topped the cross imps table as well.  This is the first time that Bridgend has won the National Championship, so it is an achievement to be proud of.

Last updated : 19th Jun 2017 11:31 BST
Bridgend Quartet Triumph in Fishguard
Bridgend Quartet Triumph in Fishguard

Very well done to Irene Thomas, Jenny Vaughan, Vida Halford & Glyn Williams, who stormed through the field, having been tenth at the half-way stage, to win the Teams event at the Fishguard Celtic Congress.  Well done also to Tony Disley who, playing with Yuan Shen, came a close second in the Swiss Pairs.

Last updated : 3rd Jun 2017 07:21 BST
Welcome to Bridgend Bridge Club

New members and visitors are always welcome, so come and join us for a friendly game of Bridge.  We meet at Nolton Church Hall in the middle of Bridgend on Wednesday and Friday Evenings at 7:00, and on Thursday afternoons at 2:00. Beginners classes are held on Wednesday afternooons between 4.00 and 6.00.  There is usually a seminar for improvers between 1:00 and the afternoon sessions on a Thursday. Table money is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non-members, which includes light refreshments.  FOR SIMS EVENTS, TABLE MONEY IS £5.50 (£6.50 FOR NON MEMBERS). We have ample evening parking, and facilites for those with disabilities.  For further information, or if you need a partner, please phone the club chairman on 01656 661968.

Last updated : 5th Sep 2017 23:22 BST
Forthcoming Events

There are some exciting events coming up in the club over the next six weeks.  The Club Teams is on a Wednesday and held over two weeks 11th. & 18th. October, so it needs a bit of forward planning so that, ideally, the same four players can play on the two weeks.  However, you can use a substitute, so long as he or she has not already played for another team the previous week.  If you normally play on a Friday there is no reason why you can't make up a team and come along on a couple of Wednesdays as well.  In between the two rounds of the Teams, there is the Presidents Cup, to be held on Friday 13th. October.  This is a pro-am event and a cheese and wine evening, and was a great success last year.  You don't have to come with a partner, as there is a draw for partners on the night. Also, if you normally play on a Wednesday, you will still be most welcome at this fun event The final club event to highlight is the club pairs, played like the teams, over two weeks  (Ist. & 8th. November) so, again, a bit of forward planning needed, as you clearly need to play with the same partner both weeks to qualify. PLEASE NOTE ALSO THE AREA EVENT - THE VINCE BEVAN PAIRS TO BE HELD AT TUMBLE ON SUNDAY 15TH. OCTOBER, 11.00AM START.  Please let Steve Burgoyne know if you wish to enter this event, at which it is also possible to pre-order a cooked lunch.

Disappearing Loser

Are you a magical declarer?  See if you can make one of your inescapable losers diappear from this hand played at the recent Ross Congress.  Click on Hand of the Week in the menu top left to have a go.

Results
22nd Sep 2017
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
21st Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: John Evans
Scorer: Bridgemate
20th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
15th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: JV
Scorer: Bridgemate
14th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
13th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
8th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
7th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: David Newman
Scorer: Bridgemate
Calendar
22nd Sep 2017
Club Night
27th Sep 2017
Club Night
28th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: Steve Burgoyne
29th Sep 2017
Club Night
4th Oct 2017
British Autumn Simultaneous Pairs
5th Oct 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: David Newman
6th Oct 2017
Club Night
11th Oct 2017
Club Teams Round 1
Forthcoming Events

There are some exciting events coming up in the club over the next six weeks.  The Club Teams is on a Wednesday and held over two weeks 11th. & 18th. October, so it needs a bit of forward planning so that, ideally, the same four players can play on the two weeks.  However, you can use a substitute, so long as he or she has not already played for another team the previous week.  If you normally play on a Friday there is no reason why you can't make up a team and come along on a couple of Wednesdays as well.  In between the two rounds of the Teams, there is the Presidents Cup, to be held on Friday 13th. October.  This is a pro-am event and a cheese and wine evening, and was a great success last year.  You don't have to come with a partner, as there is a draw for partners on the night. Also, if you normally play on a Wednesday, you will still be most welcome at this fun event The final club event to highlight is the club pairs, played like the teams, over two weeks  (Ist. & 8th. November) so, again, a bit of forward planning needed, as you clearly need to play with the same partner both weeks to qualify. PLEASE NOTE ALSO THE AREA EVENT - THE VINCE BEVAN PAIRS TO BE HELD AT TUMBLE ON SUNDAY 15TH. OCTOBER, 11.00AM START.  Please let Steve Burgoyne know if you wish to enter this event, at which it is also possible to pre-order a cooked lunch.

Disappearing Loser

Are you a magical declarer?  See if you can make one of your inescapable losers diappear from this hand played at the recent Ross Congress.  Click on Hand of the Week in the menu top left to have a go.

Results
22nd Sep 2017
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
21st Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: John Evans
Scorer: Bridgemate
20th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
15th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: JV
Scorer: Bridgemate
14th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
13th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
8th Sep 2017
Club Night
Director: Glyn Williams
Scorer: Bridgemate
7th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: David Newman
Scorer: Bridgemate
Calendar
22nd Sep 2017
Club Night
27th Sep 2017
Club Night
28th Sep 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: Steve Burgoyne
29th Sep 2017
Club Night
4th Oct 2017
British Autumn Simultaneous Pairs
5th Oct 2017
Afternoon Duplicate
Director: David Newman
6th Oct 2017
Club Night
11th Oct 2017
Club Teams Round 1