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We meet on Monday evenings at 7.20pm (play starts at 7.30 prompt) at the Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club in Leighton Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 9HR. We are a friendly club, committed to Best Behaviour at Bridge (see BB@B on the News Page), and we welcome players of all abilities.

We play using the Butler Scoring System on the last Monday of the month.
 
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Congratulations to David and Anne who won the BBA's Swiss Pairs on the 23rd March held, for the first time, at Leighton Buzzard Bridge Club. Congratulations too, to runners up Maureen and Brian and to  third place pair Penny and Judi.

 

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 Motion to be put to the meeting - AGM Monday 30th March at 7pm

I would like to propose a motion for the forthcoming AGM that the format of annual club championship be amended as follows:-

To be run over two weeks with a qualifying event the first week.

The top half of the field qualify for the final, rounded to the nearest number of full tables, up or down. If there are more than 10 tables the first week then only the top ten pairs qualify.

In the second week, numbers permitting, two separate Howell events are held, the final and the plate. If numbers do not permit two separate events then one Howell event is held but for the purposes of deciding the winners of each event only their scores against opponents in the same competition are counted. For example week 1 there are 8 tables then the final is competed for by 8 pairs. If in week two there are only six tables then there is one Howell event only and the Champions are those who have the best score against their seven other final opponents and the plate will be competed for by the winners of the other four pairs.

The format for the second week should be decided by the committee on the evening with input from the director.

Scores from the first week are not carried forward.

For NGS and masterpoint purposes the results of the single movement would be sent to the EBU and there could be a situation where the winners of the second week would not win the title as they had failed to qualify in the first week. There could also be a situation where the winners of the second week single event were finalists but fail to win the title as their scores against competing finalists were not as good as they were against plate players. But this does the restore the competition to the way that it used to be played.

A counter proposal could be to decide it over four separate nights, spread evenly through the year, where the winners are those pairs with the three best scores. This is the way that MK decide their club champions. Wardown base their competition on a ladder basis over the year and I am unable to determine how Bedford organise their competition.

Andrew Mason

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We are trying to create a comprehensive list of members' telephone numbers and email addresses. These will not go outside of the Committee but will help us to keep you informed if, for instance,we have to cancel because of bad weather.

If you think that we do not have your up-to-date email address or telephone number, or you are aware of someone who does not use the internet but could supply us with a telephone number, please could you contact Ron Goddard, our Membership Secretary, with any details you can.

Ron's email and phone number are:-leightonbuzzards@hotmail.com, 01525 384981

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Calendar
30th March 2015
AGM + Butler Pairs (Teams Style Scoring)
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club 7.20
Director: Derek Marsh
6th April 2015
Easter Monday -No Bridge
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club 7.20
Director: Colin O'Hara
13th April 2015
Howell 1 (Pairs)
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club 7.20
Director: Peter Malpass
20th April 2015
Pairs
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club 7.20
Director: Eric Cohen
Results
23rd March 2015
BBA Swiss Pairs being held at LBBC
Director: Jane Jensen
Scorer: JJ
16th March 2015
Pairs
Director: Eric Cohen
Scorer: Stephen Bligh
9th March 2015
Director: Eric Cohen
Scorer: Stephen Bligh
2nd March 2015
Pairs
Director: Eric Cohen
Scorer: Stephen Bligh
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