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What's coming up ...

Tue 25th Apr - Anzac Day - no bridge
Sat 29th Apr - AFL parking
Wed 3rd May - Quiche night
Thu 4th May - Bridge for Brains
Thu 11th May - Hi/Lo
Sat 13th May - AFL parking
Fri 19th May - Nationwide Pairs
Fri 26th May - Red Points
 
Welcome to Kiama & District Bridge Club

Kiama and District Bridge Club is situated adjacent to the Bonaira Playing Field in Girrawheen Avenue, Kiama, NSW.  We welcome visitors to our friendly bridge sessions. 

For information on bridge sessions, click HERE

Other Enquiries: John Hetherington (Secretary) -  0415 526 977.

Please note that there will be no bridge session on Tuesday 25th April - which is Anzac Day. 

South Coast Autumn Teams (SCAT)

South Coast Autumn Teams (SCAT) event will be held at Nowra Bridge Club on Sunday 30th April 2017. Start of play will be 10.am, cost $20 per player, lunch included. Four teams per club are invited from Illawarra, Kiama, Nowra and Mollymook.

Mollymook Congress September 2017

Mollymook's annual congress will be held on 23/24 September this year.  Saturday 23rd is Swiss Pairs and Sunday 24th is Swiss Teams.  There are only 24 tables per day - entries are now open so enter quickly before you miss out. The cost is $40 per player per day and includes lunch.  Full details, the brochure, and how to enter can be found at this link: http://www.nswba.com.au/tourn/eventDetails.asp?tid=2681&T=X

ABF promotions ...

Congrats to member(s) who have been promoted in ABF rank in March. Info on the rankings can be found here: ABF Rankings Info

 

Rank       Promoted ...
Local Gloria Silvio
*Local Janet Heenan
Regional Val Hodsdon
The Rule of 20

... is used only when opening the bidding. Is used to test whether hands with less than 13 total points are suitable for opening. Add up your High Card Points (HCP) and add the length of your two longest suits. If the total is 20 or more then you can open the bidding.

AK764
652
A983
♣ 7
Hand 1 has 11 HCPs (12 total points). The lengths of the two longest suits are five and four. This makes a total of 20, so the hand is suitable for opening
1♠ .
♠ 84
AK764
QJ832
♣ 7
Hand 2 has only 10 HCPs (12 total points) but has two 5 card suits. It passes the Rule of 20. We open 1 .
♠ KJ8
A5
972
♣ QJ832
Hand 3 does not pass the rule of 20 so we pass.
ABF system card for download

To download and print an ABF system card, please click HERE.

Alternatively you can find a link to it under Useful Links on the left, or you can click on the heading to take you to the ABF page where you can download a program to allow you to generate a customised ABF system card on your computer.

Results
22nd Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
21st Apr 2017
Friday Pairs
20th Apr 2017
Thursday Pairs
19th Apr 2017
Wednesday Pairs
18th Apr 2017
Tuesday Pairs
15th Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
Calendar
24th Apr 2017
Supervised Session
25th Apr 2017
Anzac Day
26th Apr 2017
Wednesday Pairs
27th Apr 2017
Thursday Pairs
28th Apr 2017
Friday Pairs
29th Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
AFL parking
SHBC Congress

SHBC is hosting the State Novice and Restricted Pairs on 29th/30th April at the Highlands Golf Club (Mittagong)  with lunch included on both days.  It is open to players under 300mps (Restricted) or 100mps (Novice).  Further info is available in the brochure - click on: SHBC Nov/Rest Pairs Brochure.  To enter please click on this link: SHBC Nov./Rest. Pairs Reg.

Saturday Parking during AFL season

The AFL season is now underway and the Kiama Power AFL team has home games on the following dates: April 29; May 13; June 3 and 17; July 15; August 12 and 19.  If you are a Saturday player, please note these dates and please remember that on these eight dates and on any finals game that may be played at Bonaira Oval that the AFL has absolute priority to the immediate parking.

Results
22nd Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
21st Apr 2017
Friday Pairs
20th Apr 2017
Thursday Pairs
19th Apr 2017
Wednesday Pairs
18th Apr 2017
Tuesday Pairs
15th Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
Calendar
24th Apr 2017
Supervised Session
25th Apr 2017
Anzac Day
26th Apr 2017
Wednesday Pairs
27th Apr 2017
Thursday Pairs
28th Apr 2017
Friday Pairs
29th Apr 2017
Saturday Pairs
AFL parking
SHBC Congress

SHBC is hosting the State Novice and Restricted Pairs on 29th/30th April at the Highlands Golf Club (Mittagong)  with lunch included on both days.  It is open to players under 300mps (Restricted) or 100mps (Novice).  Further info is available in the brochure - click on: SHBC Nov/Rest Pairs Brochure.  To enter please click on this link: SHBC Nov./Rest. Pairs Reg.

Saturday Parking during AFL season

The AFL season is now underway and the Kiama Power AFL team has home games on the following dates: April 29; May 13; June 3 and 17; July 15; August 12 and 19.  If you are a Saturday player, please note these dates and please remember that on these eight dates and on any finals game that may be played at Bonaira Oval that the AFL has absolute priority to the immediate parking.