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COUNTY WEB SITE

Click on this link for the Northamptonshire County Bridge Association web site.

See Site for details of the SWISS PAIRS at Stamford on 2nd August

 

Also Note the County printed calendar is now available- Please collect from display in entrance hall

Another C Team Sucess
Another C Team Sucess

Well done to the C Team for a second good win is succession in the Interclub League.

Congratulations to Karen and Hilary, Mel and Bob, Kathy and Michael and Tony and Alan.

Its tough playing in a team of eight contest - so well done to all.- it was a good team effort.

 

 

News from your Commitee

Subscriptions are now overdue.

Would those members who have not paid, please remember to pay when you next play at the club.

COMPETITIONS AND CALENDAR

INTERCLUB LEAGUE -  The team captains, Richard Gibson, John Pearson and Karen Knight organise our teams. There is a lot of work in being the team captain so if you are in any of the team squads be kind to the captain . The club wishes for as many members as possible to take part in the interclub league.

Northants Inter Club League

Left click this box to see teams results and league tables.

Inter club league fixtures can be found on web site calendar, the club diary or in the county diary booklet (available from the club).

This link also shows county events results and the Eastern Counties League results.

Bridge Lessons

To encourage new members Mo Simpson and Ross Stacey attended a weekend Club Teachers Training Course run by the EBU in Farnham.  Following this your committee decided to start running lessons.  We have run several beginners courses and one improvers' course.  This initiative by your committee has led to home grown new members joining the club.

Forthcoming Events

INTERCLUB TEAMS OF EIGHT  The season started in May 2014 - Dates of matches are in the club diary and on this web site's calendar and also on the Northamptonshire County Bridge Association web site.

A Team  Richard Gibson

B Team - John Pearson

C Team - Karen Knight


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11th Jun 2014 10:02 BST
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8th May 2014 12:20 BST

NORTHAMPTON BRIDGE CLUB

16 The Crescent

Northampton

NN1 4SB

tel 01604 717019

www.bridgewebs.com/northampton

northamptonbridgeclub@talktalk.net

WELCOME TO NORTHAMPTON BRIDGE CLUB
WELCOME TO NORTHAMPTON BRIDGE CLUB

If you want to try bridge see below for

LESSONS

BRIDGE DRIVES 

 or

TASTER DUPLICATE

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BRIDGE - 1.00 pm for 1-15 p.m. start
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BRIDGE -   1.00 pm for 1-15 p.m. start

Do you want to try out duplicate bridge - once tasted there is no turning back.

Partners always found.

Each Wednesday afternoon the session is aimed specifically at people who wish to try out duplicate bridge with others who are also fairly new to this form of the game. Pre-dealt hands used with computer scoring and duplicate format. At the end of the session results and hands are published on the web.  On the first Wednesday we provide a commentary with bidding tips.

These Wednesday events have proved very popular and are open to non club members who wish to give duplicate a try.  If interested use the e-mail link via the "information " and then "contact us" form. (Top left of this page). To find out more ring Mo Simpson on 01604 495294 or Ross Stacey on 01604 946143. We generally have about six or seven tables each week. New players will always be made welcome.

Relaxed and Easy Play.  £3-00 including tea,coffee and biscuits.

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE
LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE

 LESSONS 

We have successfully run EBU Year One and Year Two courses over the last two or three years. The format is blocks of ten 2 hour lessons over 30 weeks for each year.  The course follows the curriculum laid out by English Bridge Union.  From a teacher's point of view even we pick up lots of helpful tips each time we repeat the lessons to reinforce our bridge knowledge. We find our bridge improves.  It is a learning process for all!

 

We are seeing if we can set up a NEW BEGINNERS course to start in mid July - YEAR ONE of the EBU course.

 

We are also running supported bridge on the third Friday of the month.   For the supported bridge sessions the material used is supplied by the EBU to club teachers who are members of the English Bridge Union Teachers Association.      

 

The cost of each supported bridge session is £6;  unlike previous courses there is no need for "students" to enrol for the usual block of ten lessons. However when running supported bridge we would like to have a good idea of attendance beforehand to enable us to complete  the preparation work needed. We have held two sessions so far, May and June, which were well recieved.  The format is a short talk on a theme followed by a play using pre-set hands linked to the talk.  Notes are provided.  Most of the session is taken up by play.

 

Bridge is a very social activity and your teachers (Ross and Mo) run the course actively encouraging and promoting the game, plus we always give individual help and advice when needed and we make sure that it is fun! We are both EBU trained and use professional teaching methods.

If you are  interested please let us know. 

 

Our contact details are 

Mo Simpson  on 01604 495294 or mo.simps@gmail.com

or

Ross Stacey on 01604 946143 or rossstacey@tiscali.co.uk

 

 

 

COUNTY EVENTS

We include in our club calendar local county events.

NCBA has a NEW WEB SITE 

 

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Friday Afternoon Bridge

Friday 1st August - £3

Teams 

Please let Kevin know if you are bringing a team.

What's on Offer?
What's on Offer?

 

A friendly club

Computer dealt hands Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings plus events on Wednesday and Friday afternoons

Table money £3

Full membership £10, Associate (Wednesdays,Thursdays, Fridays) £5

Coffee @ 30p per cup or 40p per mug

A well run bar

A forward looking management committee

Division 1, 2 or 3 interclub league

Players from club beginners to county standard

Lessons

 

Need a Partner?

Please ring or speak to Kevin Fogarty if you want a partner or are willing to stand in as a partner. Stand in partners are especially helpful to help new members "start up" in the club and to get to know members and get established.

Contact Kevin to become a "Stand In" partner or to find a partner.  New Teams can be arranged as well!!

Tel (01604) 630546

Also you can post notices on the Message Board  - see below

Results
28th Jul 2014
Pairs
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
24th Jul 2014
Pairs
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
23rd Jul 2014
Afternoon Pairs
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
22nd Jul 2014
Summer Pairs Championship (4)
Director: John Josephs
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
21st Jul 2014
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
17th Jul 2014
Pairs
Scorer: Northampton Bridge Club - Scorer Account
Calendar
28th Jul 2014
Spoken French 10-00am to noon
Club 10-00am
Host: Patricia Hobbs
29th Jul 2014
Simultaneous Pairs 4.50
Club 7-25pm
30th Jul 2014
Afternoon Duplicate
Club 1-15pm
30th Jul 2014
Decorative Arts from 1800 10-00 to noon
Club 10-00am
Host: Jane Jones
31st Jul 2014
Pairs
Club 7-25pm
31st Jul 2014
Lesson 2 - Beginning Bridge
Club 1-15pm
Host: Ross Stacey & Mo Simpson
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