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No Bridge During Bridge Club Madeira Holiday

Please note there will be NO BRIDGE on Wednesday 25 January or Friday 27 January.

This is because almost everyone familiar with directing and scoring will be on holiday in Madeira.

The club apologises for the inconvenience caused to members and visitors not going on the holiday.

Annual General Meeting 15 February 2017

Annual General Meeting

to be held on Wednesday 15 February 2017 at 7.10 p.m.

at  Centrecom

Agenda

1 Apologies for Absence

2 Minutes of AGM held on 10 February 2016

3 Matters Arising

4 Chairman’s Report

5 Treasurer’s Report

6 Election of Officers and Committee

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Honorary Secretary

Honorary Treasurer

Up to Five Committee Members

Club Newsletter Year Ending December 2016

The Newsletter for 2016 is available. Please click this text to view/download.

Our thanks to Lynne Emmett for pulling this together

 

Annual Subscriptions For 2017

Annual subscriptions of £10.00 for 2017 are due now.

You may be aware that the club will no longer receive rent rebate from Milton Keynes Council.....we have benefitted from this for the last 8 years, but all good things come to an end!!!

Accordingly table monies will be increasing to £3.00 for members and £4.00 for visitors.

However, your committee has decided that English, British & EBED simultaneous pairs played throughout 2017 will be fully subsidised and so members will pay just £3.00 to play in these, whilst visitors will be charged £6.50

An email will be going out to all current club members inviting renewal.

Venues: Details of the Two centres where we play are:

 

MONDAYS

9th January - 27th March

2pm - 5pm

Improvers Class

WEDNESDAYS

All Year

7:30pm - 10:30pm

Duplicate Bridge

FRIDAYS

All Year

7:30pm - 10:30pm

Duplicate Bridge

Centrecom
602 North Row
Central Milton Keynes
Centrecom
602 North Row
Central Milton Keynes

South Furzton Meeting Place
1 Blackmoor Gate
Furzton

MK9 3BJ MK9 3BJ MK4 1DS

For location maps click on the postcodes above.
Play starts at the stated times - please arrive earlier to ensure a prompt start

BRIDGE IMPROVERS COURSE

Brian Keable's Improvers Classes will take place in our Centrecom Venue on the following Monday Afternoons from 2pm to 5pm

2016

April 4, 11, 18, 25

May 9, 16, 23

June 6,13, 20, 27

July 4, 11

A summer break will be held in the last two weeks of July and all of August

The Sessions will restart on Monday 5th September

Sept 5, 12, 19, 26

Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Nov 7, 14, 21, 28

Dec 5, 12

2017

Jan 9,16, 23, 30

Feb 6, 13, 20, 27

Mar 6, 13, 20, 27

Lessons and practice will concentrate on card play, both by declarer and defenders. Members of the class should not be beginners, as some knowledge of the game of bridge plus elementary bidding will be assumed. Though suitable for social players, the course will be focused mainly on those players who wish to play duplicate pairs at club level.

Topics will include:

Planning the play in both trump and no-trump contracts. How to play particular card combinations. Planning the defence. Leads, Signals and Discards. Counting (Points, Distribution, Tricks). Inferences (from the bidding, leads, play, defence).

Declarer play at duplicate pairs compared with teams and rubber bridge. Defence play at duplicate pairs compared with teams and rubber bridge.Additional appropriate related topics may be included at the request of students.

Each session will consist of:

Lesson/discussion on the topic in question. Exercises to carry out during the sessions. Prepared practice hands illustrating the current topic (and previous topics). Written notes will be available covering each session. “Homework” questionnaires/exercises may be used to reinforce the topic subject. Follow up of points arising from previous topics/sessions

The cost will be £4.00 per improver per session

Please note that Milton Keynes Bridge Club is a non-profit organisation. This course is subsidised as part of our policy of promoting duplicate bridge in the Milton Keynes area.

To book a place e-mail John Bateman or phone 01908 694926

 

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MADEIRA Bridge Holiday
MADEIRA Bridge Holiday

We are pleased to announce that we will be joining with the The Regis Bridge Club for out next bridge holiday which will be in Madeira on:

21st - 28th January 2017

Flight details, group bus times and joining instructions are now available on the holiday website - click here.

 

 

Looking for a partner?

See "Find a Partner" button on the left hand menu on this page that allows you log into the members area to post details of when you are looking for a partner. Clicking this button will let you see if anyone is looking for a partner on a particular date without logging in, however to find the identity of the person seeking a partner you will need to log in. Alternatively you may wish to contact our partner arranger, details below, who will do his best to try and fix you up - though the more notice you give the better chances he has of finding you a partner.  If you are willing to be contacted when someone else is looking for a partner we would also like to know.

Contact  Roger on 01908- 614661 or roger.kerkin@talktalk.net (Preferably at least a day before the game!)

 

Calendar
20th January 2017
Third Friday Pairs
South Furzton MP
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
25th January 2017
No Bridge - unless you are in Madeira!
DO NOT COME!!!
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
27th January 2017
No Bridge - unless you are in Madeira!
DO NOT COME!!!!
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
1st February 2017
First Wednesday Pairs
Centrecom
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
Results
18th January 2017
Wednesday Pairs
Director: Alaan Oddie
Scorer: Derek Marsh
13th January 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: John Bateman
Scorer: Anne Jepsen
11th January 2017
British SIM Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman
6th January 2017
Friday Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman
Click for the latest results
MADEIRA Bridge Holiday
MADEIRA Bridge Holiday

We are pleased to announce that we will be joining with the The Regis Bridge Club for out next bridge holiday which will be in Madeira on:

21st - 28th January 2017

Flight details, group bus times and joining instructions are now available on the holiday website - click here.

 

 

Looking for a partner?

See "Find a Partner" button on the left hand menu on this page that allows you log into the members area to post details of when you are looking for a partner. Clicking this button will let you see if anyone is looking for a partner on a particular date without logging in, however to find the identity of the person seeking a partner you will need to log in. Alternatively you may wish to contact our partner arranger, details below, who will do his best to try and fix you up - though the more notice you give the better chances he has of finding you a partner.  If you are willing to be contacted when someone else is looking for a partner we would also like to know.

Contact  Roger on 01908- 614661 or roger.kerkin@talktalk.net (Preferably at least a day before the game!)

 

Calendar
20th January 2017
Third Friday Pairs
South Furzton MP
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
25th January 2017
No Bridge - unless you are in Madeira!
DO NOT COME!!!
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
27th January 2017
No Bridge - unless you are in Madeira!
DO NOT COME!!!!
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
1st February 2017
First Wednesday Pairs
Centrecom
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
Results
18th January 2017
Wednesday Pairs
Director: Alaan Oddie
Scorer: Derek Marsh
13th January 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: John Bateman
Scorer: Anne Jepsen
11th January 2017
British SIM Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman
6th January 2017
Friday Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman