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Contacts
Chairman: Sue Osborne
020 8398 2589
semosborne@btinternet.com

Secretary: Tony Baker 

020 8398 3918

tonydittonreach@gmail.com

Treasurer: David Rotherham

Duplimater and Website: Gavin Wilson

01372 467428

club@claygater.uk

Host Rota 2015
Up to the end of June

alphabetically, by first name:

Cynthia: 20th April

David Rotherham: 18th May

Janet Adams: 9th Mar

Joan Low: 16th Mar

Judy: 23rd Mar

Koon-Wah: 8th Jun

Margaret Shrimpton: 29th Jun

Mary Blundell: 22nd Jun

Nigel: 1st Jun

Norman H: 23rd Feb

Pat McRobbie: 2nd Mar

Robin: 30th Mar

Tony: 11th May

Wendy Johnson: 27th Apr

Yvette: 15th June

For the list in date order, see box on right-hand side.
Bequests

If you are thinking of leaving any money to this club in your will, we would put it towards the purchase of an electronic scoring system, which costs around £3,000. This would enable players to see their progress 'live' on a display screen each Monday evening, and not have to wait until the next day to learn their final score.

Scorer Rota

Here is the general time-tabling principle agreed between Carol, Tony and Gavin:

  • 1st Monday in month: Carol Wildig
  • 2nd Monday: Tony Baker
  • 3rd Monday: Gavin Wilson
  • 4th Monday: Gavin
  • 5th Monday (if there is one): Tony

Recent Updates
Roll of Honour
26th Feb 2015 12:05 GMT
Managing Email Addresses
22nd Feb 2015 19:11 GMT
Proposed New Constitution
22nd Feb 2015 18:07 GMT
Club Championships
22nd Feb 2015 11:35 GMT
Sino-Scots Victory in Club Championship

Here is the complete final league table:

Club Championship 2014-15
Rank Partnership Total Score
1 Nigel Barnes and Phil Chan 8
2 Mike Mulligan and David Rotherham 12
3 Betty and Jaime Bueno 15
4= Pat McRobbie and Janet Adams 21
4= George Gardiner and Elisa Money 21
6 June Buckland and Judy Hickman 27
7 Christine Chevalier and Wendy Johnson 33
8= Julie Gardiner and Cynthia Lievens 38
8= Lay-Choo Tan and Sue Rawlins 38
10 Tony Baker and June Rose 39
11 Deanne and Kevin Goddard 43
12 Pam Harries and June McKernan 47
13 Kay and Gavin Wilson 49
14 Rosemary Collin and Ken England 55
15 Yvette Barton and Muriel Hodder 58
16= Joan Coates and Val North 59
16= Janet Kefford and Joan Low 59
18 Pat Orton and Judy Reilly 75
19 May and Rick Holt 83
20 Jill Latter and Pam Normington 89

 

The Rules are as follows:

  1. The yearly Club Championship is held on the second Monday of each month from August to February inclusive.  That gives each qualifying pair seven opportunities to participate.
  2. There will be one winning pair on each Club Championship evening.  This will usually entail a Mitchell movement with an arrow switch towards the end.
  3. This is a Pairs competition restricted to members only.  A ranking achieved by a visiting pair, or a member playing with a visitor, will be struck from the Club Championship records, and the rankings of all member pairs beneath them will be adjusted upwards.
  4. The score achieved by each qualifying pair on a Club championship evening is the ranking obtained on that evening. For example, they score a '1' if they came first, or a '2' if they came second.
  5. Each pair’s best four scores are used to calculate their final position.  These four scores are then added together.
  6. The overall winners of the Club Chamoionship are the qualifying pair with the lowest total score.
  7. Should play on any of the championship’s stated dates have to be cancelled for any reason, a new date will be decided by the Committee.
AGM coming ... 9th March

Don't forget to reserve 7.00 pm on the 9th March in your diary.  The AGM night is also free to members, so there will be no need to bring your £2 along.  Among the key items to be discussed are:

  1. Adoption of the New Constitution.  We need to update the Club Rules so that they are more in line with EBU recommendations.  The proposed constitution is already here on the website, and I will forward a softcopy to every member for whom I have an email address.  We need a simple majority on the evening to get the constitution adopted, but there will not be time to go through each clause.  So if you have any concerns or suggestions or questions, please let the Chairman know today.
  2. Increase in Table Money Prices.  The Club has been charging members £2 an evening for a very long time -- certainly since I joined in 1997 -- but our costs have been increasing.  Now is the time -- i.e. from the date of the AGM onwards -- regrettably, to put up the prices -- to £3 for members and £5 for visitors (to encourage them to join).

As at every AGM, nominations are welcome for every committee post and officer position -- i.e. Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary -- but this year all current incumbents are happy to stay in their post if no challenger comes forward.  And if anyone wants to propose a substantive motion for the AGM, please let the Secretary know soon.

Gavin

100 members and counting

The Club's membership has now reached its highest level for several years.  As there are justified concerns about noise levels in the room when we have more than 15 tables, we would like to put a ceiling on the membership.  We will soon reinstate the Waiting List for prospective new members.  So if anyone is thinking about joining, or any member letting their membership lapse, now is the time to act before the Waiting List is activated. 

Member Subscriptions Now Due

Subscriptions are now due for 2015. You can pay your £10 fee to David Rotherham in two forms: by cash or cheque made out to 'Claygate Bridge Club'. 

  • Cheques can be posted to David at 70, Collingwood Crescent, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2PF, or handed to him at the club.
  • Cash can only be handed to David at the club, not posted.
  • Please pay promptly. Too many bruises and broken limbs have been sustained in previous years by members who thwarted the Treasurer.

​Many thanks

Gavin

CLUB INFORMATION
CLUB INFORMATION

Meets every Monday (Bank Holidays excepted) at 7.30 pm

at Claygate Day Centre, Elm Road, Claygate.

Tel: 01372 463476    Map  

Visitors and new members are very welcome.

Table money, including refreshments, is normally 2.00 for members and 3.00 for visitors.

Would-be members should contact our Secretary Tony Baker (see Contacts) for details of joining fees, subscriptions and any other relevant information.

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Results
23rd Feb 2015
Pairs
Director: Julie Gardiner
Scorer: Gavin Wilson
Duplimater: Gavin
16th Feb 2015
Surrey SimPairs
Director: Gavin Wilson
Scorer: Gavin Wilson
Duplimater: Gavin
9th Feb 2015
Club Championship - Final Round
Director: Kevin Goddard
Scorer: Tony Baker
Duplimater: Gavin
2nd Feb 2015
Pairs
Director: Julie
Scorer: Carol
Duplimater: Gavin
Calendar
2nd Mar 2015
Pairs
Director: Kevin
Scorer: Gavin
Host: Pat McRobbie
Duplimater: Gavin
9th Mar 2015
AGM Pairs
Director: Gavin
Scorer: Tony
Host: Janet Adams
Duplimater: Gavin
16th Mar 2015
Pairs
Director: Julie
Scorer: Carol
Host: Joan Low
Duplimater: Gavin
23rd Mar 2015
Pairs
Director: Kevin
Scorer: Gavin
Host: Judy Reilly
Duplimater: Gavin
30th Mar 2015
Pairs
Director: Gavin
Scorer: Tony
Host: Robin
Duplimater: Gavin
6th Apr 2015
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