Have you yet tried the 'Play it Again' feature available on this website via the Results Pages? Click on your name in the Rankings List to view your Scorecard. Then in the board list on the right of the screen, select the board of interest and click on 'Play it Again'. From the comfort of your own home, you can see how you could / should have made that slam!
The EBU has recently updated its policy statement, which also applies to Mountnessing Bridge Club, please.
With grateful thanks to Theo Todman, the vast bulk of the old original website is available once again as an Archive record. It includes a host of things, including the results back as far as Spring 2006, old statistical summaries, old news items, various guidance documents, plus some sample convention cards that were intended for use primarily by 'scratch' partnerships. Click on this panel to be redirected to the old website (opens in a new window).
We are a friendly medium sized (10-14 tables) bridge club that meets every Thursday evening at Mountnessing Village Hall to play duplicate bridge. Play starts at 7.30pm and pairs should arrive at 07:15: if you arrive unannounced after 7.25 you may not get a game. The club uses wireless scoring and computer-dealt boards. Visitors and players with limited experience are always welcome, but note that you do need to have arranged a partner in advance as we do not currently operate a 'host' system.
Membership renewals for 2019/20 are now open. Please click on this box to download an application form. Membership costs £15 per year.
We are pleased to report that the two teams of four entered by Mountnessing in the Ray Cornell Trophy on February 17th - one of the Essex Invitational Teams competitions run by the Essex Contract Bridge Association - did the Club proud by finishing 2nd and 3rd, thus, in combination, qualifying to represent Essex in the Regional Finals of the prestigious Garden Cities Competition on April 27th and winning the Ray Cornell Prize. The teams were:
Mountnessing 'A': (finished 2nd) - Peter Franklin, Frank Morrison, Graham Beeton, David Piper
Mountnessing 'B': (finished 3rd) - Jill & Roger Tattersfield, John Sutcliffe, Alaric Cundy
The Team to play in the Regional Final will be slightly different: John Sutcliffe, Dennis Valtisiaris, Jill & Roger Tattersfield, Frank Morrison, Steve Cade-Bowyer, Graham Beeton, David Piper. We wish our team Good Luck!
The two year-long ladder awards are now decided:
Faye Wernick Trophy (Ladies): Helen McVeigh just pipped last year's winner, Sue French, on the last session of the year
Lionel Wernick Trophy (Men): Chris Megahey retained his title, with Alaric Cundy finishing second
The joint Players of the Month for March were Chris Megahey and Alaric Cundy. A complete historical record of past winners can be found under the 'Current Ladder Tables' link to the left.
There was a new entry in the 'Seventy Club' on March 14th when Chris Megahey & Alaric Cundy scored 74.11%. For a complete list of scores over 70% scored at the Club since September 2006, please see the sub-menu item under the 'Current Ladder Tables' link to the left.
Congratulations to John Sutcliffe & Dennis Valtisiaris who won the Mary Rogers Trophy on March 21st.
For those who are unaware: this Trophy was introduced into the Club's calendar by former owner Lionel Wernick. Mary Rogers was a long-standing member of the Club, who also had successes in County events. Her husband, Jack Rogers, was also a very regular player at the club until terminal ill-health prevented him from so doing in 2008.
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If you want to learn to play Bridge, we have two suggestions: