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Your Committee for 2014/2015

Thanks to all members who participated in the process. Details of your new committee can be found in the Information section of this website. Click on Information above this box then Committee to see names and responsibilities.  

 

Partners

If you need a partner please  turn up at the informal Monday session or turn up 30 minutes before play starts for the Friday, Sunday and Wednesday sessions.

If you are new to the club we particularly recommend coming on Monday since this will give you a chance to meet and partner other members in this practice session.

We cannot, of course, guarantee a partner.


Recent Updates
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22nd Dec 2014 17:58 BTT
Christmas Bridge 2014
16th Dec 2014 06:32 BTT
What is The Pub?
What is The Pub?

We play at a lovely, historic setting in Chiang Mai called The Pub.

The History

In 1969 the building which is now The Pub was initially intended to be a library, but ended up as a popular watering hole for the local tobacco dealers, many of South African origin.  Although not quite the first expat bar in Chiang Mai, (the Gymkhana Club has that distinction), it was certainly the first pub, hence the name.  As there was only one it didn't need any other name.

This description remains as valid now as it did then, the old creaking timbers are witness to fascinating tales of business ventures, intrigue, and local gossip supplied by expatriates, travelling people and in days gone-by, the world's tobacco buyers who used to converge and converse around the intimate dark wood bar.

In 1986 The Pub was visited by the writer Eric Goodman who was writing an article for the Newsweek magazine on the world's best bars.  In the article he wrote:

"If the comfort of an English Pub appeals to you, then when visiting northern Thailand you must lounge around The Pub, an elegant British drinking room with a very Thai touch."

 

BRIDGE LESSONS

Two more lessons have been scheduled in the new year.

Thursday, 8th January 2015 - Weak and Strong two openings.

Thursday, 15th January 2015 - Slam bidding. Negative, takeout and penalty doubles.

Both lessons will be held at The Pub, Huay Kaew Road, beginning at 1300hrs.

All bridge players are welcome to attend, club members and non members.

Merry Christmas and a happy and successfull year 2015 from all at the Bridge Club of Chiang Mai.

smiley

 

Sunday Bridge Notification

Please Note

Sunday Bridge is now ON
Every Sunday at 1:15pm
Please come and join us!

 

Click for the latest results
Latest Winners

 

Congratulations to the winners for

  22 December 2014

 

 N/S with 63.37%

Cheron Gelber & Jim Grimes

E/W with 63.29%

Michael Macrossen & Charles Quast

&

Rick Boutilier & Justin Burke

 

Sorry we have Barry Liddle twice.  I will change it when I next go to bridge!!

For competitions see menu on left hand side of home page

For the hands, click on 'Latest Result' above.

Where We Play
Where We Play

 

Thank you for visiting our website. Our members and guests get together several times each week at The Pub to play duplicate bridge. We invite you to look around this site and learn more about our friendly Club. You will find details of future events, results of weekly matches and news of interest not only to our members but to site visitors generally.

If you wish to join us in a game of contract bridge in a friendly, congenial atmosphere, please contact:

Steve Ault.

For more contact details, see the "Information" section in the left hand Menu of our website. We hope you like what you see and that we will be playing bridge with you at the Club soon!

 

Calendar
Wed 24th December 2014
Winter Pairs 2014-2015
The Pub 12:45
Fri 26th December 2014
Friday Pairs
The Pub 12.45
Sun 28th December 2014
Winter Pairs 2014-2015
The Pub 13.15
Mon 29th December 2014
Monday Pairs
The Pub 12.45
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