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Welcome to Milton Keynes Bridge Club
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

NEW LOOK MONDAY AFTERNOONS AT CENTRECOM FROM APRIL

Following on from the popularity of the Easy Going Duplicate sessions last summer, we have decided to introduce these again from April.

These sessions will take place on the First and Third Mondays of each month, with Brian Keable's improvers class taking place on alternate Mondays

The timetable is given below, but please note that between now and the end of June, three bank holidays intervene so that it is not until June that the "First and Third" truly applies

All sessions start at 14-00 and finish at 17-00 whether Easy Going Duplicate or Improvers Classes

Ample parking is available in the Centrecom Car Park that will be open from 1-45 onwards

The Easy Going Duplicate sessions will play a standard duplicate session consisting of around 18 boards so as not to put time pressure on individuals.

The sessions are aimed at new and improving players, though we hope that some experienced players will also join in, though we would ask that these latter will only use relatively simple bidding conventions.

We will also usually discuss an "interesting hand" from the session.

A partner is not needed as a host will be provided

The cost per player will be £3.00

The calendar is shown below:

3 April Easy Going Duplicate
10 April Improvers Class
17 April No Bridge  Easter Monday
24 April Improvers Class
1 May No Bridge Bank Holiday
8 May Improvers Class
15 May Easy Going Duplicate
22 May Improvers Class
29 May No Bridge Bank Holiday
5 June Easy Going Duplicate
12 June Improvers Class
19 June Easy Going Duplicate David
26 June Improvers Class
 
So what are you waiting for!!! To book your places on the Easy Going Duplicates sessions or the Improvers Classes email John Bateman or phone 01908 694926
 
For details of Brian Keable's Improvers Classes see the box lower down the page
 
BRIDGE IMPROVERS GROUP

Brian Keable's Improvers Group will take place in our Centrecom Venue on the following alternate Monday Afternoons from 2pm to 5pm (for full details of dates see above).

 

Members of the group should not be beginners, as some knowledge of the game of bridge plus elementary bidding will be assumed. Though suitable for social players, the group activities are focused mainly on those players who wish to play duplicate pairs at club level.

 

Our aim is to encourage inexperienced bridge players to have the knowledge of how duplicate bridge is played at club level, and try to build their confidence and technique so that they will be ready and prepared to play duplicate at the next level, by visiting/joining a duplicate bridge club. 

 

Group Activities:

A short "lesson"/"discussion" on different areas of bidding/play on topics requested by group members.

Followed by "supervised play" using prepared hands played using duplicate scoring, rules and procedures.

Assistance will be provided (usually if requested) during the bidding or play. After each board has been played, an experienced player/teacher will be available (usually on request) to discuss the bidding and play. Occasionally if the group organiser sees that something is about to go seriously wrong in the bidding/play he/she may interupt the game to try to get things back on track.

Written notes, hand records, quizes (plus answers) and other teaching techniques will be available to back up the sessions.

New members of the group will be provided with full details of how Duplicate bridge differs from rubber bridge.

 

The group is run by Brian and Rita Keable, both Grand Masters, with a very long experience of playing bridge. Brian Keable is a EBU Teacher with full knowledge of the Bridge For All teaching methods.

 

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

 

Or contact Brian Keable email briankeable@compuserve.com or phone 01525 377906

 

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Cyprus January 2018

Milton Keynes and Regis Bridge Clubs are delighted to invite you to a bridge holiday in Cyprus in January 2018.
Please click here to go to the holiday website.

Cyprus January 2018
Worthing Bridge Weekend
Worthing Bridge Weekend

We are pleased to announce that this year's autumn Bridge Weekend will be held at the Ardington Hotel in Worthing from Friday 6th October to Sunday 8th October.
Please use the online booking form from the Menu option on the left of the page.
Alternatively, you can print this document: Worthing2017.pdf

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
24th April 2017
Improvers Class
Centrecom
13-45 for 14-00
26th April 2017
Last Wednesday Ind Hcap
Centrecom
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
28th April 2017
Friday Pairs
South Furzton MP
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
  (Partner?)
1st May 2017
NO BRIDGE-BANK HOLIDAY
Results
21st April 2017
Third Friday Pairs
Director: Ron Davis
Scorer: Lynne Emmett
19th April 2017
Wednesday Pairs
Director: David Gilmore
Scorer: John Bateman
12th April 2017
First Wednesday Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman
7th April 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: John Bateman
Scorer: John Bateman
Click for the latest results
Cyprus January 2018

Milton Keynes and Regis Bridge Clubs are delighted to invite you to a bridge holiday in Cyprus in January 2018.
Please click here to go to the holiday website.

Cyprus January 2018
Worthing Bridge Weekend
Worthing Bridge Weekend

We are pleased to announce that this year's autumn Bridge Weekend will be held at the Ardington Hotel in Worthing from Friday 6th October to Sunday 8th October.
Please use the online booking form from the Menu option on the left of the page.
Alternatively, you can print this document: Worthing2017.pdf

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
24th April 2017
Improvers Class
Centrecom
13-45 for 14-00
26th April 2017
Last Wednesday Ind Hcap
Centrecom
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
28th April 2017
Friday Pairs
South Furzton MP
7:15 for 7:30 prompt start
  (Partner?)
1st May 2017
NO BRIDGE-BANK HOLIDAY
Results
21st April 2017
Third Friday Pairs
Director: Ron Davis
Scorer: Lynne Emmett
19th April 2017
Wednesday Pairs
Director: David Gilmore
Scorer: John Bateman
12th April 2017
First Wednesday Pairs
Scorer: John Bateman
7th April 2017
Friday Pairs
Director: John Bateman
Scorer: John Bateman