Now that 'Summer' is here the Winter pairs competitions have been completed. Winners of the scrath competition were Chris and Clive. Clive also won the handicap event playing with Lesley.
Summer events start from April 9th.
The New Year's event will also be held at Chesterfield Golf Club on Thursday 3rd January at 09.30 for Tea and Coffee and play is scheduled to start at 10.00. There will be a 3 course lunch with play in the afternoon until 16.30. Results will be posted to EBU as usual. The price and menu are available on the Club notice board. Please add your name to the list or email a response.
We will be holding two Christmas Fun Bridge sessions on the Monday and Tuesday of the week before Christmas. Some fun hands,mince pies and prizes! Come and celebrate at the last events of 2018 on the 17th and 18th December.
There will be no bridge at Grassmoor during Christmas and New Year weeks. With the exception of our New Year event the next club session will be on January 7th.
Club Telephone Number 07504 749948. Call TD on the night to advise late delays etc..
Improvers Duplicate Sessions
Improvers duplicate sessions now take place every Tuesday evening. Sessions are open to members and none members alike ,so if you know of anyone who plays socially and would like to try duplicate in a friendly atmosphere get them to come along. A partner is always available. Just turn up. Also an ideal opportunity to test out ideas from lessons, changes to bidding systems and other ways of playing contracts.
Starting from October 9th there will be a discussion/seminar on a topic of interest at 6.10 with a break before the duplicate session. There is no lesson on 11th December. Our next lesson will be on January 8th.
Ringwood Bridge Club is an EBU affiliated club operating in Grassmoor, Chesterfield. We are complemented by Chesterfield Bridge Club and the U3A. Together we seek to provide and promote bridge in Chesterfield.
Session times and links to other clubs in the area may be found in the left panels on this page.
Members are requested to be in their places AT LEAST 10 minutes before the scheduled start of play.
Membership is £5 per year. Table Money is £3.50 for Members and £4.50 for Visitors.
If you are a visitor to the club or you know that your Regular Partner is unavailable please call or email Chris Challinor who will try and arrange a partner for you. Please do not turn up "on spec" as a Host may not be available. Contact Chris 01623 230752 or email@example.com. Chris will also try to find you a Regular Partner if you are currently unattached.
The lesson on Monday Dec 17th will aim at convincing the players that they know more about the two unseen hands than they realise. The No fear duplicate will run in parallel for those who wish to play and discuss a few hands. Dave
We intend to make another attempt to start lessons at the College in Februry. We need to use November December and January to see if there is any interest. If you know anyone who has a friend relation or neighbour attending the college please let us know. We would like to do some market research.
Seventeen pairs competed this 3rd running of the President's Trophy competition. Won handsomely by Phil Green and Chris Challinor with 63.4%. The Handicap was won by the scratch runners up Baz Davies & David Emerson. A very enjoyable days bridge with good food in a pleasant setting.
The third running of the Marjore Mound Competition yielded new winners in Haydn & Delphine Anderson. They were very worthy winners with Lyndon & Susan relegated to mid table. A very well attended event with a healthy donation to the Ashgate Hospice.
Ringwood is a friendly bridge club and welcomes visitors. We operate a policy of Best Behaviour at Bridge as advocated by the EBU and we have a zero tolerance for bad behaviour. This is backed up by EBU trained Tournament Directors. We encourage all players to report any breach of Conduct and Etiquette Law (Law 74) to ensure all players enjoy Bridge at Ringwood.
Joy Phillips - Club Master
Roger Pendleton - Club Master
Philip Green - Local Master
David McGowan - Local Master
Current league positions can be found here
The first half of the season is now complete with both our teams lying in respectable second position in their respective divisions. This week saw our A team win 20-0 againsy Ripley B with our B team winning 17-3 against Rolls Royce. Well done all and special thanks to those who stepped in at the last moment.
Matches recommence on 16 January with away matches at Matlock and Ripley.
The New Year's Competition will be held at Chesterfield Golf Club, Walton on 3rd January 2019