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About Manchester Bridge Club
About Manchester Bridge Club

Welcome to

Manchester Bridge Club. 

We are at 30 Palatine Road, Didsbury, M20 3JJ.

Ring us on 0161 445 3712

or email jeff@manchesterbridge.co.uk

For directions on how to find

us please click on the 

yellow 'Club Information' tab

top left of this page.

Further success for Manchester BC members
Further success for Manchester BC members

Paul Hackett and John Holland with their team mates John Sansom and Christian Mari, who won the Bronze Medal in the seniors world championship in China

YET MORE MBC PLAYER SUCCESS!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MBC's MIKE BELL

Mike (pictured left) and his partner Alex have just won the Two Star Pairs at the 70th Autumn Congress which took place on the 17th & 18th October in Peterborough.

By winning the event they have taken an early lead in the Player of the Year Championship, a competition which awards points to those who finish in the top places of the EBU's most prestigious events!

FUNCTION ROOMS FOR HIRE
FUNCTION ROOMS FOR HIRE

MANCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB

has a number of rooms

which can be hired

 for celebrations and functions. 

 

Suitable for special occasions such as

BIRTHDAY PARTIES,  RECEPTIONS,

CHRISTENINGS and BARMITZVAHS.

 

Please ring Jeff or David on

0161 445 3712

or email jeff@manchesterbridge.co.uk

TIPS FOR IMPROVERS
TIPS FOR IMPROVERS

CHECK OUT MICHAEL NEWMAN'S TIPS FOR OCTOBER..............

(See the yellow tab above)

One of the very positive suggestions in response to the questionnaire responses from members was that we should have a 'Tips for Improvers' section based on hands recently played at Manchester Bridge Club. 

Michael Newman now writes tips on hands played during the last month which are posted on the website at the end of each month. 

Please click on the yellow tab (top left) for Michael's invaluable current and earlier 'Tips for Improvers'.

DO YOU RECEIVE OUR E-MAIL NEWSLETTER?
DO YOU RECEIVE OUR E-MAIL NEWSLETTER?

Are you receiving the Bridge Club Newsletter by e-mail?

If not - please let Jeff know so he can make sure you are included.

Tel: 0161 445 3712 or jeff@manchesterbridge.co.uk

Thankyou.

Club Champion May 2013 - April 2014
Club Champion                                               May 2013 - April 2014

Club Champion

Martin Taylor does it again....and again!!

For a truly fantastic fourth consecutive year, Martin has retained his title as Club Champion by coming top of the players list for the Wednesday Evening Duplicate for the 2013 - 2014 year. This is quite an achievement as many top class national and international players regularly play in our Wednesday Evening Duplicate Session.

Congratulations!


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BEN BEEVER'S SUNDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SEMINARS
BEN  BEEVER'S SUNDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SEMINARS
 
Sunday Seminar Workshops
3.15pm to 5.30pm
 
NEW DATE ADDED .....
 
Sunday 23rd November at 3.15pm
 
"Establishing"
Establishing long suits and high cards often allows extra tricks to be made. This lesson will show you how to identify and tackle such situations.
This will be a very interesting topic - all welcome.
 
 
Sunday 30th November at 3.15pm
"Winning at Duplicate"
Understanding how bridge duplicate scoring works is vital if you want to win regularly. Here we take a close look at the 'scoreslip' and extract some useful tips for scoring heavily.
 
Each seminar starts with a discussion on the topic of the day. This is followed by the opportunity to play a number of set hands that have been designed to illustrate the topic and help establish the new techniques learned. There's a short break in the middle for light refreshments provided by the club and the workshop usually lasts around two hours.
Cost is £8 for Members
and £10 for non-members.
All are very welcome
and partners not required.
SWISS PAIRS WITH THE STUDENTS

SWISS PAIRS WITH THE STUDENTS

THURSDAY 4th DECEMBER

at 7.30pm

Come and join us for a fun evening suitable for mixed abilities. Partners found – all welcome.

You might win a prize!

Our Thursday Night Swiss Pairs have now become a firm favourite with you all. Join us for this one to welcome the new University Bridge Club Students

 

SANTA CLAUS PAIRS

SUNDAY 21st DECEMBER 

1.30pm for prompt 2pm start

This is a two session pairs event.

Festive drink on arrival

The highlight between sessions is always our

SUMPTUOUS CHRISTMAS BUFFET

CASH PRIZES!

Coffee / Tea & Mince Pies during the prize giving…

….and everyone goes home with a present!

(The entry form is on the Club Notice Board or contact Jeff on

0161 445 3712 or email jeff@manchesterbridge.co.uk .

Please book early as places are limited. £27.50 per player)

Congratulations to Shirley on her 90th Birthday!
Congratulations to Shirley on her 90th Birthday!

Congratulations to SHIRLEY LEAK who celebrated her 90th BIRTHDAY by PLAYING & WINNING our Monday afternoon duplicate.

Every-one had a lovely afternoon with Bridget making a special cake as well as her delicious home-made scones. 

Shirley received some lovely gifts from our members and to crown the afternoon she came FIRST as North/South with partner John Bridgman. 

In the last round Shirley and John bid and made an excellent slam!

Shirley is a very popular member of our club and is a real inspiration to all of us.

HAPPY MONDAY AFTERNOONS!
HAPPY MONDAY AFTERNOONS!

MONDAY 24th November at 1pm

Come and join us to play in our enjoyable

Afternoon Supervised Duplicate

with a brief lesson at the beginning.

David's topic this week will be

"OPENING 2 CLUBS"

This lesson is at 1pm followed by the Duplicate at 1.30pm

The highlight of the afternoon, as always,

are Bridget's delicious Home Made Scones with Jam & Cream!

Guests always welcome & Partners found!

 

IMPROVERS NIGHT
IMPROVERS NIGHT

TUESDAY NIGHT

AT 7.30pm

IS ALWAYS

IMPROVERS NIGHT!!

There's so much going on here every Tuesday!

For the newer learners

enjoy a lesson 

followed by a fun

Supervised Play Class

OR

if you are a little braver,

play in the relaxed 

Supervised Duplicate.

 

Manchester Bridge Club

positively encourages

new and improving players

and has an on-going series

of Beginners and Improvers Courses.

Guests are always welcome.

For further information contact

jeff@manchesterbridge.co.uk

or telephone  0161 445 3712

SWISS PAIRS
SWISS PAIRS

 

THURSDAY 27th NOVEMBER

at 7.30pm

SWISS PAIRS 

with Bridget's Home Made Meat or Vegetable Chilli,

Garlic Bread and Salad!

Suitable for Experts & Improvers alike!

Thursdays are very popular due to the friendly, relaxed atmosphere and the range of bridge abilities that are able to play together.

If you haven't tried it.....then you're missing a really enjoyable evening!

Partners always found and guests always very welcome.

Results
Thu 20th Nov 2014
SWISS PAIRS for ALL
Wed 19th Nov 2014
Wednesday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Mon 17th Nov 2014
Brief Lesson at 1pm with David Debbage followed by Supervised Duplicate at 1.30pm
Mon 17th Nov 2014
Monday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Thu 13th Nov 2014
SWISS PAIRS for ALL
Wed 12th Nov 2014
Children in Need Charity SIMS at 7.30pm
Tue 11th Nov 2014
Tuesday Evening Supervised Duplicate at 7.30pm
Mon 10th Nov 2014
Brief Lesson at 1pm with David Debbage followed by Supervised Duplicate at 1.30pm
Mon 10th Nov 2014
Monday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Thu 6th Nov 2014
SWISS PAIRS for ALL at 7.30pm
Calendar
Sun 23rd Nov 2014
NEW DATE! Ben Beever Sunday Afternoon Seminar / Workshop at 3.15pm
Ben's Topic this time is "ESTABLISHING" (See full details on Home Page) Suitable for Improvers and Intermediates.
Mon 24th Nov 2014
Brief Lesson at 1pm with David Debbage followed by Supervised Duplicate at 1.30pm
David's topic is "OPENING 2 CLUBS".
Mon 24th Nov 2014
Monday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Tue 25th Nov 2014
Tuesday Evening Supervised Duplicate at 7.30pm
Tue 25th Nov 2014
Tuesday Evening Supervised Play Class with Lesson at 7.30pm
Wed 26th Nov 2014
Wednesday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Wed 26th Nov 2014
Wednesday Evening Supervised Play at 7.30pm
Thu 27th Nov 2014
SWISS PAIRS WITH CHILLI CON CARNE!
Suitable for all standards - and Bridget's delicious home made Meat or Vegetable Chilli Con Carne with Garlic Bread and Salad!
Sun 30th Nov 2014
Ben Beever Sunday Afternoon Seminar / Workshop at 3.15pm
Ben's Topic this time is "WINNING AT DUPLICATE!" (See full details on Home Page) Suitable for Improvers and Intermediates.
Mon 1st Dec 2014
Brief Lesson at 1pm with David Debbage followed by Supervised Duplicate at 1.30pm
David's topic is "SUPPORTING PARTNER".
Mon 1st Dec 2014
Monday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Tue 2nd Dec 2014
Tuesday Evening Supervised Duplicate at 7.30pm
Tue 2nd Dec 2014
Tuesday Evening Supervised Play Class with Lesson at 7.30pm
Wed 3rd Dec 2014
Wednesday Evening Duplicate at 7.30pm
Wed 3rd Dec 2014
Wednesday Evening Supervised Play at 7.30pm
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