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It is only permissible to make use of information provided by the bidding or play of the cards. Advantage must not be taken of information obtained in any other way, for example because of a hesitation by partner which might indicate a difficult decision.
A Psychic Bid (or psyche) is one which deliberately mis-describes the strength or distribution of a hand in a way which is very different from the system or conventions which a pair claims to be playing. Psyching is not against the laws of bridge but it is not permissible to do it frequently. If partner knows this, it is difficult not to make allowance for this unauthorised information.
There is another reason why we wish to discourage psyching at SBBC. We are a large club with members having a wide range of experience and expertise playing together. The more expert players should not try to take advantage of their greater experience by using such methods.
Our Bridge Directors often hear comments after the end of the session that someone has psyched. We ask all members to please call the Director at the time if they consider that someone has psyched. The Club keeps a record of psyches and will take any necessary action but it is important that all players involved should agree on what has happened.
We encourage players to have Convention Cards, but do not insist on it if playing a simple system. If playing an unusual system it should be announced briefly when arriving at a table and both players should have a completed convention card available for opponents to examine.
If you might be late phone 01628 668700 to notify the Director, or contact your partner.
It is very unhelpful and impolite to the Director, your partner and the other players to be late.
If you are late, without having notified the Club, you might not be allowed to play. This is especially important for the larger sessions where table numbering and movement might need to be changed according to the number of tables in play.
BRIDGE HOLIDAYS 2019
Our two Bridge Holidays this year:
Wroxton House Hotel near Banbury in April
Ardington Hotel, Worthing in September
are both fully booked
Please contact Chrys on 01628 668700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for information, to go on a waiting list
or for information as soon as there is news about next year's holidays!
Please display your Blue Badge permit if you park in one of our Disabled Parking spaces.
Otherwise please use the car park behind the building, or on a very busy day it is acceptable to park carefully on the drive.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Burnham Bridge Club plays at South Bucks on Monday evening.
All are welcome at what is probably
the week's strongest regular session.
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ith further information and results.
The 2018/19 County League of Eight season started in September and we are hosting three teams:
A Team Captain: Ron Hoar
B Team Captain: Maggi Giblin
C Team Captain: Anna Assaf
We wish them a successful and enjoyable season.
Our Bridgewebs web site makes "Play it Again" facilities available for any hand which has been played at a Club pairs event. It also can show detailed Results Analysis for any player in an event.
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This column lists
and recent results.
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for Players over 60
10.30 Wednesday 17th April
at South Bucks BC
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Please note that when food is available for purchase, or provided, at any bridge event at SBBC,
no other food may be eaten on the premises.