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Pizza and Bridge Night

Last Sunday of each month, commencing at 4 pm. Next Pizza Night is Sunday 30 July. Come along with a partner for an enjoyable evening. Bring something sweet to have coffee if you have time to delight us with some home cooking .... 

Friday Bridge: PLEASE help your club by being the volunteer who turns up of a Friday to be there as a player if needed so that every one has a partner. The reward is a free game of bridge or a token to take away if not requireds on that day.

Playing bridge at Maitland Bridge club

SYSTEM CARDS: each pair must carry a systems card when playing at a session.

Mobile phones to be turned OFF during bridge sessions.

If you are running late PLEASE let somebody know you are coming to get your names down!

Please arrive at bridge 15 minutes before start of play to allow director to determine the appropriate movement for the day and set up the Bridgemates. This is VERY IMPORTANT!

 

 

 

 

 
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BRIDGE LESSONS - ALL WELCOME

Thursday June 22        10.30 - 12.30       Stayman and Transfers

Thursday June 29        10.30 - 12.30       Overcalls and doubles

Thursday July 6          10.30 - 12.30       Pre-emptive bids and strong 2s

Thursday July 13          10.30 - 12.30      Blackwood and Gerber

Thursday July 20         10.30 - 12.30       Putting it all together and The Finesse

Thursday July 27         10.30 - 12.30       Making a Plan and Interfering with Declarer

MAITLAND BRIDGE CLUB

Maitland Bridge Club was formed in 1975 and has been steadily growing to its present membership of over 160. Maitland is in the heart of the Hunter Valley and attracts players from Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Singleton and outlying areas. Our clubhouse is conveniently situated next to the New England Highway, at 12-16 Wallace St., South Maitland [PO BOX 496 Maitland 2320]. President is Jenny Swanson and please feel free to ring her with any enquiry on 49332075 or 0407280814. Our Vice President is Jenny Coyle on 0419774807.

GNOT Regional Final

The following teams are representing us at the GNOT Regional Final on Sunday 27 August at Newcastle Bridge Club, 9.00 for 9.30 start [take your own lunch]: 

Tuesday Reps:

Christine Chandler, Christo Moskovsky, Kay Hale, Ruth Perris

Thursday Reps:

Ali Landy, Judy Halliday, Cathy & Philip Hocking

Fay Smith, John Wilkinson, Pam & Cliff Woodage

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE PLAYERS!

The following players represented our club at the Country Teams Regional Final in Newcastle on Sunday 4 June, and all 4 teams qualified for the zone final. Great work Maitland!

Monday Reps

Jime and Ellie Fitz-Gerald, Chris Van Wyk, Pam Woodage

Jenny Swanson and Andrew Swanson, Sonia Roulston and Sally Irwin

Thursday Reps

Philip and Cathy Hocking,  Rod Taylor and Christo Moskovsky

Annabel and Ted Day, Linda Kirkwood and Ali Landy

 

Australian Under 50 MPs Competition

The winners are:

N/S      Barrie Pryor and Brian Goldman

E/W      Kerry Law and Pam Rodwell

Congratulations on such a fantastic effort!

 

NEED A PARTNER?

If you would like to play but haven't got a partner for a certain day, email Alison McEncroe at admcencroe@bigpond.com ring Alison on 0407305557 [or Denis on 0414305725] and they will send out an email to all members telling them to contact you if they can play.

If you need a partner for TUESDAY night, ring or text Bruce on 0425358897

New Players

New players are always welcome to play at our club, come and enjoy  the camaraderie that our club is noted for. 

Beginners catered for with our Wednesday afternoon supervised session. This social bridge afternoon is becoming very popular and YOU DO NOT NEED A PARTNER TO COME ALONG!

Friday morning Duplicate Bridge is also for learners to play along with experienced pairs and YOU DO NOT NEED A PARTNER TO COME ALONG!

Click on Information for our other weekday playing sessions.

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JULY BRIDGE

AGM - Monday 7 August 5pm. All welcome!

State Open Pairs:

Mondays 10, 17 and 24 July

Thursdays 13, 20 and 27 July

Winter Pairs : Tuesdays 11, 18 and 25 July

EVERY MONDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM 

EVERY TUESDAY EVENING - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 6.45PM 

EVERY WEDNESDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable supervised social bridge 12.45PM. Join us for a fun afternoon. All welcome. No partner required.

EVERY THURSDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM. 

EVERY FRIDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 9.15AM. No partner required

EVERY SATURDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM

BIDDING FORUM

A website which is helpful for those who are interested:

https://australianbridge.com/biddingforumcomments.php

 

 

 

 

 

Results
22nd July 2017
Saturday Pairs
Director: Jill Parsons
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club
21st July 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: Jenny Swanson
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club
20th July 2017
Thursday State Open Pairs Rd 2
Director: Vicki Bell
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
JULY BRIDGE

AGM - Monday 7 August 5pm. All welcome!

State Open Pairs:

Mondays 10, 17 and 24 July

Thursdays 13, 20 and 27 July

Winter Pairs : Tuesdays 11, 18 and 25 July

EVERY MONDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM 

EVERY TUESDAY EVENING - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 6.45PM 

EVERY WEDNESDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable supervised social bridge 12.45PM. Join us for a fun afternoon. All welcome. No partner required.

EVERY THURSDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM. 

EVERY FRIDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 9.15AM. No partner required

EVERY SATURDAY - Relaxed and enjoyable Duplicate Bridge 12.45PM

BIDDING FORUM

A website which is helpful for those who are interested:

https://australianbridge.com/biddingforumcomments.php

 

 

 

 

 

Results
22nd July 2017
Saturday Pairs
Director: Jill Parsons
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club
21st July 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: Jenny Swanson
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club
20th July 2017
Thursday State Open Pairs Rd 2
Director: Vicki Bell
Scorer: Maitland Bridge Club