Moonee Valley Bridge Club Incorporated
Moonee Valley Bridge Club Incorporated
 
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The Member Handbook 2017 includes the Calendar, Member names & phone numbers and other club information. Available free of charge at the Club.

 
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Bridge Club Annual General Meeting Mon 14 August 2017 7pm

President - Peter Hill, Vice President - John Ashkar, Treasurer - Bruce Headey, Secretary - Marianne Fridell

Committee members - Michael Halfpenny, Judy Larsen, Cath Morrison, Jim Naughtin, Martin Willcox

Eclectic Pairs

During the month play at least 3 times with the same partner on the designated day. Green points and prizes awarded for the monthly highest scores for that day. Registration not required; no extra charges; normal table fees.

January - Thursday

February - Tuesday

March - Monday

June - Wednesday

July - Tuesday

October - Monday

 - Wednesday Electic Pairs (Butler scoring)

November - Thursday

ABF Marketing Update

The latest Edition of the ABF Marketing Bulletin is now available:

click here - go to Marketing - Marketing Updates 

www.abf.com.au

Laws of Duplicate Bridge

click here to see WBF Laws

 
Welcome to Moonee Valley Bridge Club Incorporated
RESULTS - click here for Bridgemaster website then click on Results
RESULTS - click here for Bridgemaster website then click on Results

To look up club events, ABF events, Victorian Congress events and previous year events go to the Bridge Unlimited link on Useful Links page.

Session Times, Address etc.
Session Times, Address etc.

Click on Information (in the menu top left of screen) to see where & when, how to find us, contact details and committee members.

Click on Calendar (in the menu top left of screen) to see special events.

Regular Duplicate Sessions

Mondays 1:00 pm    7.30 pm

Tuesdays 1.15 pm,  7.30 pm Novice

Wednesdays 7.30 pm

Thursdays 9.30 am,  1.00 pm Novice

Friday (first Friday of the month) Social Bridge 1.00 pm

Sundays 1.30 pm

Committee Meetings

Monday  19 June 2017 5.30 pm Library

Wednesday 19 July 2017 5.30 pm Library

MVBC lessons

Lessons with Jenny & Gordon 2017 ♠   ♣ 

(Standard American bidding system)

See Menu for Lessons Application form.

Beginners classes are divided into 2 separate courses, either daytime or evening classes.

Bridge Basics 1.

$80 for 7 sessions, (6 classes, 1 supervised play session) and a textbook. Sessions are for 2hr 45min and include tea/coffee.

Bridge Basics 2. (Pre-emptive bids, artificial bids and slam bidding)

$60 for 5 sessions (4 classes and 1 supervised play session). Sessions are for 2hr 45min and include tea/coffee.

Dates: 2017

Bridge Basics 1 (7 sessions)

Tuesday evening 1 August - 9 September 7:30pm - 10:15pm

Thursday afternoon 3 August - 14 September 1:00pm - 3:45pm

Bridge Basics 2 (5 sessions)

Monday morning 29 May - 3 July 10:00am - 12:45pm (excluding 12 June)

Tuesday evening 30 May - 27 June 7:30pm - 10:15pm

Tuesday evening 17 October - 28 November 7:30pm - 10:15pm (excluding 7 November)

Thursday afternoon 19 October - 16 November 1:00pm - 3:45pm

CONTACT: Jenny - jennydate@optusnet.com.au or telephone 9326 0582 or Judy 9370 7967 or the secretary mvbcsecretary@hotmail.com

Lessons

Lessons for novice / intermediate players

We have planned the following lessons to be held on Mondays or Wednesdays commencing 10 am. The first two will be repeated Friday commencing 7pm. Should there be sufficient interest in the night time lessons we will continue with them for future lessons.All lessons are suitable for those relatively new to bridge but more experienced players will benefit also, particularly on the lessons involving declarer play, defence or strategy, that is nos. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10. Note that lessons 1 and 2 are specially designed for novice players.

The cost for each lesson is $10 which includes notes, supervised play, tea, coffee, bikkies. The dates for lessons 1 and 2 are provided and future lesson dates will be organised later.

Lessons      Total lesson time 1hr 30 min  - 2 hours.

  1. Opener's and responder's rebid, limit bids, forcing bids Wed 21 June 10am, Fri 23 June 7pm
  2. Responding to 1NT openings, transfers Wed 5 July 10am, Fri 7 July 7pm
  3. Reverses, slam bidding
  4. Declarer play in NT
  5. Declarer play in a suit contract
  6. Weak 2's, multi 2's, pre-emptive bids
  7. Overcall or takeout double ?
  8. Opening leads, signals, discards
  9. Defending against NT contracts, suit contracts, slams
  10. Competitive bidding, balancing, support doubles

The plan for the lessons is as follows :

  1. Hand-out : about 8 questions, few minutes to answer privately  5 minutes
  2. Lesson   40 minutes
  3. Re-do questions privately 5 minutes
  4. Answers to questions 10 minutes
  5. Break then supervised play         : all play the same board at the same time, then discussion 30 - 60 minutes

In order to prepare sufficient boards for participants, you are required to indicate your attendance via a sign-up sheet at the clubrooms or email to Michael Halfpenny at ahalfpen@bigpond.net.au

 

ABF Travel Insurance - RENEWAL

The 2017/18 ABF Members Travel Insurance Policy application and information is on the website.

www.tbib.com.au

Other services are available. 

Click here for more information.

 

Insurance for Seniors

www.seniors.com.au

Our Website

For results click on the picture of the Bridgemate. For social information check out the "News" page. To look up Master Points go to "Useful Links".

The Bridge Club is a member club of Moonee Valley Sporting Club.

Ormond Park

2a Pattison Street,

Moonee Ponds 3039

Eclectic Pairs January, February, March

January

First: D. Kleinhenz & J. Morton; Second: I.Williams & J. Puusepp; Third: G. Morris & D. Davies

February

First: M. Van Bremen & P. Chambers; Second: J. Maddox & N. Fraser; Third: B. Blyth & K. Casey

March

First: F. Hanks & M. Bryan; Second: L. Chan & T. Haley; Third: A. Glasson & K. Radcliffe

MVBC Teams Event 28 March

First: Kathie Radcliffe, Shirley Cope, Sharon Landers, Greig Sheehan

Second: Tek Marko, Evelyn Stephenson, Nina Fraser, Jocelyn Maddox

Third: Lindsay Harrison, John Puusepp, Ian Williams, John Farrall

Autumn Super Novice Pairs 16/23 MAY Under 15 MPs

First: Ian Cox & Bernadette Cashen

Second: Cath Morrison & Lilian Young

Third: Geoff Pratt & Ron Irwin

Handicap Prize: Liu and Michael Southern

Daytime Swiss Pairs 20,27 April 4 May

First: J. Ashkar & J. Farrall

Second: I. Williams & J. Puusepp

Third: L. Chan & F. Ahmet

Handicap Prize: J. Wu & G. Simos

Calendar
Mon 29th May 2017
MVBC Restricted Pairs Championship - Week 3of3 Red under 300 MPs
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Tue 30th May 2017
Australia Wide Novice Pairs under 50 MPs
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Fri 2nd June 2017
Social Bridge
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:00pm
Director: Lisa - no scoring
Sat 3rd June 2017
MVBC Congress - Pairs Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 10:00am
Sun 4th June 2017
MVBC Congress - Teams Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 10:00am
Mon 12th June 2017
Queen's Birthday - normal duplicate
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:00pm
Mon 12th June 2017
Queen's Birthday - normal duplicate
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Thu 15th June 2017
Swiss Pairs - Week 1of2 Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 9:30am
Sun 18th June 2017
Nationwide Pairs - Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:30pm
Thu 22nd June 2017
Swiss Pairs - Week 2of2 Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 9:30am
Our Website

For results click on the picture of the Bridgemate. For social information check out the "News" page. To look up Master Points go to "Useful Links".

The Bridge Club is a member club of Moonee Valley Sporting Club.

Ormond Park

2a Pattison Street,

Moonee Ponds 3039

Eclectic Pairs January, February, March

January

First: D. Kleinhenz & J. Morton; Second: I.Williams & J. Puusepp; Third: G. Morris & D. Davies

February

First: M. Van Bremen & P. Chambers; Second: J. Maddox & N. Fraser; Third: B. Blyth & K. Casey

March

First: F. Hanks & M. Bryan; Second: L. Chan & T. Haley; Third: A. Glasson & K. Radcliffe

MVBC Teams Event 28 March

First: Kathie Radcliffe, Shirley Cope, Sharon Landers, Greig Sheehan

Second: Tek Marko, Evelyn Stephenson, Nina Fraser, Jocelyn Maddox

Third: Lindsay Harrison, John Puusepp, Ian Williams, John Farrall

Autumn Super Novice Pairs 16/23 MAY Under 15 MPs

First: Ian Cox & Bernadette Cashen

Second: Cath Morrison & Lilian Young

Third: Geoff Pratt & Ron Irwin

Handicap Prize: Liu and Michael Southern

Daytime Swiss Pairs 20,27 April 4 May

First: J. Ashkar & J. Farrall

Second: I. Williams & J. Puusepp

Third: L. Chan & F. Ahmet

Handicap Prize: J. Wu & G. Simos

Calendar
Mon 29th May 2017
MVBC Restricted Pairs Championship - Week 3of3 Red under 300 MPs
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Tue 30th May 2017
Australia Wide Novice Pairs under 50 MPs
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Fri 2nd June 2017
Social Bridge
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:00pm
Director: Lisa - no scoring
Sat 3rd June 2017
MVBC Congress - Pairs Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 10:00am
Sun 4th June 2017
MVBC Congress - Teams Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 10:00am
Mon 12th June 2017
Queen's Birthday - normal duplicate
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:00pm
Mon 12th June 2017
Queen's Birthday - normal duplicate
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 7:30pm
Thu 15th June 2017
Swiss Pairs - Week 1of2 Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 9:30am
Sun 18th June 2017
Nationwide Pairs - Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 1:30pm
Thu 22nd June 2017
Swiss Pairs - Week 2of2 Red
Moonee Valley Bridge Club 9:30am