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VISITOR PROTOCOL

If you are inviting a Visitor to the club:

  1. Enter the visitor's name into the Visitors Book  
  2. Inform the Captain that a visitor's number is to be allocated for use of the bridgemate.
Updated Bridge Rules 2017

Board Orientation: The board should be left in the centre of the table. This rule is not new. Miss-boarding is quite common and without any doubt the cause of these miss boardings can be traced back to the board having been moved from the centre of the table. The only thing new is that the board has to be oriented correctly. If there is no room for the board in the centre of the table, it can be moved with the agreement of all four players to the side of the table but it must contain it's correct orientation.

  • See MRBC Local Rules here
  • See full set of World Bridge Federation rules here (87 pages).
Training Classes/Courses
Bridge Workshops - from 2nd February

Venue: Malahide Regional Bridge Club, Broomfield, Malahide

Teachers: Anne Doyle(CBAI Examiner) & Paddy English                

Price: €10 per session[OPEN to Members & NON-Membsrs]

 

Saturday March 2nd  Anne Doyle (10.00am-12.30pm approx)

A detailed introduction to the Transfer convention

 

Enquiries: Phone Anne on 086-1630640 or Paddy on 087-6543849

Improver Classes with Seamus Costello - from 1st March

We have engaged renowned Bridge Teacher and this year’s winner of the prestigious ‘Duais an Uachtarain’ competition, Seamus Costello, to deliver his syllabus of classes in the club on Friday nights.  These classes are suitable for A’s and progressive B’s, however, anyone interested in improving their bridge, will learn from this tutor. The Last Series of 4 Classes will commence on 1st March 2019, covering the following key areas:-

Next Class is on 1st March 2019 @ 7.15pm covering the following key areas:-

Friday 1st March    -          Slam Bidding – Cue Bidding and the Use of Splinter Bids

Friday 8th March    -          Roman Key Card Blackwood

NO CLASS ON FRIDAY 15TH MARCH (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Friday 22nd March    -       The Cappelletti Convention;  The Best Way of Competing Over the Opponents’ 1NT Opening Bid

Friday 29th March    -        The Helvic Convention;  How Best for a Partnership to Cope when their Opening 1NT is Doubled for Penalties

Class numbers are limited to 36 people.   The Cost is €10.00 per class. however, on the first night you can sign up for all four classes at a cost of €40.00, thus guaranteeing your place.   The entry sheet for the first class will be on the notice board in the club week beginning 18th February.  

Better Bridge with Bernard Magee

Bernard Magee is the UK’s best known Bridge Teacher.  He is the author of many books and best setting DVDs on Acol Bridge.  The Council has purchased a series of Bernard’s DVDs for the benefit of members.  

These DVDs will be shown in the Club on Saturday mornings from 10.30 am. The next DVD on:-

Subject to follow   -   16th March

A nominal fee of €3.00 will apply, which will include tea/coffee

Please register your interest on the Bernard Magee sheet on the Notice Board in the Club

CLICK on LINK to Bernard Magee DVDs