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

Secretary: Julie Gardiner

01932 242 190

juliegardiner01@aol.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:

Bobby Guillaume: 31st Aug

Bob Edmonds: 1st Feb 2016

Carol Wildig: 28th Sep

David Rotherham: 20th Apr

Elizabeth Adkins: 11th May

Janet Johnson: 3rd Aug

Janet Kefford: 17th Aug

Jill Latter: 7th Dec

Joan Low: 21st Sep

John French: 19th Oct

Judy Hickman: 20th Jul

Julie Minard: 22nd Feb 2016

June Retter: 29th Feb 2016

June Rose: 2nd Nov

Kais: 5th Oct

Kathryn: 26th Oct

Koon-Wah: 8th Jun

Maria: 15th Feb 2016

Mary Blundell: 22nd Jun

Muriel: 18th Jan 2016

Nigel: 1st Jun & 19th Nov

Pauline Harris: 30th Nov

Pat McRobbie: 2nd Mar

Peter Trew: 18th May

Sue Allen: 13th Jul

Sue Jackson: 4th Jan 2016

Sue Osborne: 6th Jul

Sue Rawlins: 25th Jan 2016

Tony: 7th May Sep

Valerie: 27th Jul

Vanessa: 29th Jun

Viki: 23rd Nov

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
One Club. One Heart. One Reasonable Night Out.
25th May 2015 15:39 BST
Committee Meetings
2nd May 2015 10:53 BST
Comments on the Results
14th Apr 2015 16:55 BST
Psyches
3rd Apr 2015 23:51 BST
Latest Committee Meeting minutes now online

To read the deliberations of the conclave, go to the left-hand side bar, select 'Meetings of the Club', then 'Committee Meetings'.  Among the topics discussed were:

  • Free evenings
  • Electronic Scoring
  • Etiquette at the table (e.g not hiding away your bids until the opening lead has been faced)
  • Directors not adjudicating at their own table.
Formal Complaint Received

A formal complaint has been received by the chairman from Kevin Goddard and Deanne Goddard regarding an email sent by Gavin Wilson to Deanne Goddard, and copied to the committee, on 12th May 2015. The complaint will be examined by non-conflicted members of the committee at its next meeting, on the 4th June 2015.

Bank Holiday Bridge

Julie Gardiner has secured the Village Hall in Church Road for the club's use on the Bank Holidays of 4th May, 25th May, and 31st August.

The sessions will start at 19.30 as usual, and finish when 24 boards have been played.  Each session will be run and scored by Jaime Bueno.

The results for each session will not be uploaded to the EBU, so there will be no official Masterpoints for the high scorers.  We should be able to display the results on the Club's website.

Refreshments of an unspecified quality could be available, but we are talking kettles rather than constantly available hot water.

One thing we will certainly need is a quantity of bridge tables -- to be provided, we hope, by some of the members who attend.  So we need to estimate the numbers accurately.

We plan to circulate a clipboard on forthcoming evenings at our normal venue so that those of you interested in attending the first session on 4th May can sign up.

 
Princess Alice Hospice -- Teams event on Sunday 3rd May

The annual charity teams event in West End Lane, Esher, runs from 1pm to 8pm on Sunday 3rd May.  All proceeds will go directly to the Princess Alice Hospice.  Teams of all standards participate in this event.  Anyone familiar with duplicate club bridge will enjoy this competition.

Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day, and a bumper spread will be served at tea-time.

The entry fee, which includes refreshments, is £80 per team, that is, £20 per person.

Entry forms are available at the Claygate Club on Monday evenings.  Otherwise please phone IAN CAVE on 01932 865 414.

The Top Twenty in the 2014 Victor Ludorum

Many congratulations to Nigel in winning the Club's endurance prize.

 

Claygate Bridge Club Victor Ludorum 2014 -- The Top Twenty
Position Member Master Points 2014
1st Nigel Barnes 786
2nd David Rotherham 737
3rd Mike Mulligan 733
4th Betty Bueno 714
5th June Retter 651
6th Sue Rawlins 638
7th Jaime Bueno 618
8th Phil Chan 616
9th Julie Gardiner 584
10th Cynthia Lievens 574
11th Janet Adams 531
12th Lay-Choo Tan 474
13th= John McKimmie

459

13th= Kathryn McKimmie

459

15th Pat McRobbie 445
16th Sue Jackson 421
17th= Robin McDonagh 408
17th= Bob Edmonds 408
19th= Vida Smith 405
19th= June Buckland 405

 

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 £3.00 for members and £4.00 for visitors.

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

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Results
18th May 2015
Pairs
Director: Rowena
Scorer: Carol
Duplimater: Gavin
11th May 2015
Pairs
Director: Julie Gardiner
Scorer: Tony Baker
Duplimater: Gavin
11th May 2015
Claygate
Director: Julie Gardiner
Scorer: Tony Baker
4th May 2015
BUENO BRIDGE at the Village Hall
Director: Jaime
Scorer: Jaime Bueno
Duplimater: Gavin
Calendar
25th May 2015
BUENO BRIDGE at the Village Hall
Director: Jaime
Host: -- NONE --
1st Jun 2015
Pairs
Director: Gavin
Scorer: Carol
Host: Nigel
Duplimater: Gavin
8th Jun 2015
Pairs
Director: Kevin
Scorer: Tony
Host: Koon-Wah
Duplimater: Gavin
15th Jun 2015
Pairs
Director: Julie
Scorer: Gavin
Host: Yvette
Duplimater: Gavin
22nd Jun 2015
Pairs
Director: Rowena
Scorer: Gavin
Host: Mary Blundell
Duplimater: Gavin
29th Jun 2015
Pairs
Director: Gavin
Scorer: Tony
Host: Vanessa Relleen
Duplimater: Gavin
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