Spade Heart  Diamond Club
0 0 0 0 0 0
Pages viewed in 2018
Bulletin

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
Improver Classes with Seamus Costello - 18th January

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. 

Next Series of 4 Classes is on ‘Card Play’ and will commence on 18th January 2019, covering the following key areas:-

Friday 18th January    -     Handling Card Combinations, Covering Honours,   Safety Plays               

Friday 25th January    -     Communication Plays, Blocking/Unblocking

Friday 1st February    -      Counting, Entries – Preserving & Creating Entries

Friday 8th February    -     Suit Establishment, Trump Management

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 these classes will be on the notice board in the club the first week of January.

The last series of 4 classes commences on 1st March and will be on bidding.

Better Bridge with Bernard Magee

Member Development Initiative                 

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 10.00 am to 12.15 noon approx(123mins running time), commencing with the next DVD on:-

Finding & Biddng Slams   -   to follow

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

Bridge Beginners Course

Venue: Malahide Regional Bridge Club, Broomfield, Malahide

Target Audience: Beginners

Teachers: Anne Doyle(CBAI Examiner) and

                 Leslie Geraghty(CBAI qualified & registered Teacher)                

Starting Date: Monday September 3rd 

Time: 19.30-21.30

Schedule: Two terms of 10 Classes each

Cost: €100.00 per Term

Enquiries: Phone Anne on 086-1630640 or Leslie on 087-9271847

                   or email Leslie at lesger1@netscape.net