♥ Teams Night♥
The next teams of 4 session is on Wednesday 8th May 2019
Do not forget to sign up for this popular event. There is a limit of 15 tables.
Members please note that for the Bank Holiday on Monday 27th May, the Club will be closed for both the Afternoon and Evening sessions
To be held on Sunday, 14th July 2019, at Doncaster Bridge Club, 35, Bennetthorpe, Doncaster, DN2 6AA, starting at 1.00 p.m. This is a two-session event and includes a substantial buffet between sessions. Click here to obtain an entry form.
The Huck Trophy is for the Club`s Mixed Pairs Championship. and the Chairman is seen presenting it to the winning Pair Liz Jones and Witold Dudek. What is remarkable about this victory is that the couple had never played together before! Well done to both.
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We welcome all bridge players to our warm and comfortable premises. Parking is available at the rear of the club accessed via the Doncaster Sports Club entrance.
We run duplicate bridge sessions most afternoons and evenings. See "Where and when" under the "Information" tab on the left.
Our club is a private members' club providing extensive facilities for its members and visitors. These include a well-stocked bar and soft-drink refreshments.
Our facilities also include disabled access via a ramp at the rear of the club and inside, a lift connecting the downstairs playing and social areas of the club to the upstairs playing area and kitchen facilities. Toilets (including toilets for the disabled) are situated on both floors of our premises.
We look forward to welcoming you to our club to join in and play our favourite card game. We also welcome enquiries from players looking for a 'half-way house' so that teams do not have to travel so far when needing to play that all important NICKO or other competition match.
Costing - £30. For those members who have yet to pay their fee, small Brown Envelopes are still available for use on a Table opposite the upstairs notice board. Please enclose your cheque or cash, and write your name and Membership number onto the envelope. Then hand it to a Director who will then pass it on to the membership secretary. A receipt of your payment will be posted on the Upstairs notice board.
At the Tables, members have adapted quickly when inputting information onto the new Bridgemate Scoring Handsets. EBU number of each of the four players starting at a Table has been inserted into the handset at the commencement of play. It is also important to input the Lead Card before a particular board is played. On the upstairs notice board, a list of EBU numbers is available for those few individuals who have forgotten their number.
A course of seminars with Geoff Kenyon started on Wednesday 10th October at 10. 30 am. Although this course is designed for players who have progressed from the beginners' classes, the seminars are open to all members. The first part of the seminar will focus on a particular topic and will finish about 11.15. There will be a short break for coffee, followed by a play and discussion session which will finish about 12.30 pm. Topics will be displayed in advance. The course will run fortnightly on the following dates:13th Mar.; 27th Mar. 10th April; 24th April; 8th May; 22nd May; 5th June; 19th June
On Thursday evenings there is an Improvers' Session, starting at 7.00 pm.
A series of seminars aimed at more experienced players started on Wednesday 10th October at 1.00 pm. The first part of the afternoon will focus on a particular topic. This will be followed by players' questions and finally a play and discussion session. The seminars are open to all members and normal table money applies.
The seminars will be four weekly on the following dates; 24th April 2019; 22nd May 2019; 19th June 2019.
Contact Geoff for further details.
22nd May 2019: The Opponents interfere after your partner's opening 1NT (continued)
On alternate Tuesdays, Mike Swain will be running classes from 12:00 noon until 12:45 pm, aimed at improving members' understanding of the game, both at bidding and card play. All members are welcome to attend.
The Sports club has informed the committee that, starting on Tuesday May 7th work will be carried out to replace the Astroturf on the playing pitches behind the Club. A compound will be established next to the entrance to the pitch and there will be some contractor traffic. For the afternoon sessions parking opportunities will increase as the sixth form students who use the facility will be attending the school less and less as their examination programme decreases. For the evening sessions it may be necessary for members arrive earlier than usual as the number of parking spaces may be reduced during this short period.
The Chairman presents Bob Brown and Geoff Kenyon with the annual Hopper Trophy for Pairs. This is the second year in succession that they have defended the Trophy. Very well done!!
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