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We welcomed a reporter from Radio Derby this morning. Apparently, Bridge has been voted the third most boring sport in a national survey (behind golf and cricket). We were able to dispell this viewpoint emphatically for an item due to be broadcast this afternoon!

11 tables competed in the main hall.  In N/S, Sean Connolly and Jan Bradley achieved 65.6%.  Rob Wakefield and Andy Jowett achieved 62.5% in E/W.

Future date: A Christmas Lunch has been organised  for 13th December at Lumb Farm, Marehay. The cost will be £21 including a tip.   

 

 

 

 
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Competition Archive (1957 to date)

The Competition Archive now has a link to all the winners of Ripley Bridge Club Competitions from 1957 to date.

If you spot any errors, please let the secretary know.

Play it again feature

Have you tried the play it again feature?  It's been there a while but some people don't know about it

Look in the Results section.  Go to the results for a particular date and click on one of the pairs.  You can now select the hand and the results you're interested in.  Below the hand record, you'll see the play it again button.  If you click on that it may initially give you an option of which programme to use.  It doesn't matter which you choose, you can change it later.  I suggest the BSOL option.  You'll now see the hand with the how many tricks can be made in the different denominations by each position.  Select the denomination and declarer and click play.  You can then go through the play of the hand.  For the hand due to play the optimum cards to play are shown in green and cards which will reduce the number of tricks that side can take are shown in yellow (colours may vary with programme).  Of course it always knows when to drop singleton Kings and which way to take a 2-way finesse.

 
Welcome to Ripley Bridge Club
DCBA Teams of 8 League

 

2017/2018 Season starts October Wed 4th

 

Last updated : 11th Jul 2017 12:39 BST
Teams of 4 2017-18

 

The 2017/2018 season starts on Mon 9th October

 

The 2017/18 Teams of Four competition starts on Monday, 9 October. Below is a link to the fixtures and the list of teams in each division. Diana has emailed this previously and please let Richard know if there are any amendments to your team members.

 

2017-18 Teams of Four teams and fixtures.pdf

 

Please note that one of the promoted teams from Division Three last year has not entered this year’s competition so only one team (rather than the normal two) has been promoted to replace one team relegated from Division Two.

Last updated : 1st Oct 2017 14:04 BST
REMINDERS

 

BRIDGE WEEKENDS 2018   

Skipton - Rendevouz Hotel: April 20-23

Note: No Dogs

Don't miss out, Linda taking names now

3 nights for 2 people in double or twin - £422

3 nights in single room £271

 

Cambridge - Belfry Hotel:  August 31 - Sept 3

 

TD Presentations

          Week One -  CLAIMS AND CONCESSIONS.pdf

                        Week Two - PENALTY CARDS - DISPOSITION 2017.pd

Week Three - COMPARABLE BIDS.

Week Four - CHANGES OF CALL.pdf

EXPLANTATIONS 20.pdf

INSUFFICIENT BID.pdf

PASS OUT OF TURN DIAGRAM LAW 30.pdf

LAW 31 - BID OUT OF TURN  DIAGRAM.pdf

 

 

 

 

CLUB 'PHONE - new number 07432 040488 (this is only switched on during bridge sessions)

 

 

Last updated : 8th Oct 2017 20:27 BST
DCBA Bridge Masterclass

If you want to improve and are unable to find intermediate lessons, read this

click here:   bridge masterclass leaflet 2017.pdf

 

Also, the DCBA web site now has the 2017/2018 Calendar of Events.

Last updated : 3rd Oct 2017 12:21 BST
New Blue Book and White Book 2017

There are a couple of significant changes to the Blue Book which players should be aware.

The first relates to announcements of short minor openings.

The second is that clarification has been made to alerting "a non-forcing new response".

click here-2017-poster.pdf

Last updated : 9th Aug 2017 11:36 BST

QUIZ 2017

Congratulations to the top scorers (/88) - Ray 87, Linda 85, John & Naomi and Cynthia 84.

Thanks to Jeff for compiling the questions and to Pat for marking the answers.

£151 was raised for our charity of the year, The Motor Neurone Association.

2017 QUIZ ANSWERS.pdf

(The Charity night on 31st July raised £199.)

Thanks to everyone for supporting these events.

Last updated : 9th Aug 2017 11:51 BST
Bakewell Bridge Club - Atkins Cup

BBC Atkins Cup.pdf

click on title

Last updated : 25th Jul 2017 23:43 BST
CONGRATULATIONS

CLUB COMPETITIONS 2016/17

 

JEAN HOUGH HANDICAP PAIRS COMPETITION

1st December 2016

Winners: Richard Horsley & Roman Gembicki (64.56%)

Second: Jeff Calladine & Janusz Adamovicicz (61.73)

Third:Colin Butt & Jean Pick (59.53)

 

PAIRS COMPETITION 5TH & 12TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Winners: Andrew Skidmore & Ian Kayes (62.72%)

Second: Stuart Barlow & Glyn MacArthur (59.5%)

Third: Dorothy & David Knowles (57.6%)

 

QED SWISS PAIRS COMPETITION - MONDAY 19 JUNE 2017

Winners: Linda Hubbold & George Batey  (55pts)

Runner up: Ian Kayes & Andrew Skidmore  (48pts)

 

ANDREW PARKIN HANDICAP PAIRS COMPETITION - MONDAY 10 JULY 2017

Winners: Colin Butt & May Methuringham (60.87%)

Runners up: Tony Foster & David BUrns (57.42%)

 

JACK FLYNN MIXED PAIRS TROPHY - MONDAY 10TH APRIL 2017

Winners: Ray & Jill Sellars (65%)

Runners up: Iris White & Ellis Hayward (63%)

Last updated : 5th Sep 2017 23:46 BST
Introduction
Introduction

 

Ripley Bridge Club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union and the Derbyshire Contract Bridge Association. We hold 3 sessions of bridge each week, on Monday and Thursday Evenings, and Wednesday mornings.

On Monday evenings we meet at St. Joseph's Church Hall,  94, Butterley Hill,  Ripley DE5 3LW and on the Thursday evening we meet at Riddings Park Community Centre, West Street, Riddings DE55 4EW.

Play starts at 7pm.  Please try and be seated for 6:50 pm.

We suggest less experienced players start with the Thursday evening at Riddings, but are welcome on either evening.

On Wednesday mornings, we meet at Pentrich Village Hall, Main Road, Pentrich DE5 3RE  from 9:45 to 12:30.  This is a Beginner/Improver session of supervised practice, instruction and play held under the direction of Phil Upton, MEBUTA. The session comprises a short introduction to a topic of interest, followed by duplicate on a 'Draw for Partner' basis so singles are welcome.

Last updated : 27th Sep 2016 21:48 BST
Pictures

The picture at the top of the page shows St Joseph's church hall and the picture below shows a Monday evening there.

Pictures
Last updated : 9th Apr 2015 11:10 BST
Click for the latest results
CLUB NEWS

 

HANDICAP PAIRS NOTICE.pdf

 

Positions after two rounds: RIDDINGS PAIRS CUP SCORESHEET two final.pdf

 

These are the scores AFTER handicaps have been applied and the pair achieving the best average score will be the winners. Four scores to count out of six rounds including the Jean Hough Trophy. Although the Jean Hough is  a separate competition, the scores achieved on that night will also count towards the Riddings Cup.  SOME PEOPLE ARE LISTED TWICE BECAUSE, SO FAR, THEY HAVE PLAYED WITH DIFFERENT PARTNERS. THEY MUST PLAY WITH THE SAME PARTNER AT LEAST FOUR TIMES TO ACHIVE A QUALIFYING AVERAGE SCORE.  As the competition progresses, those who cannot achieve four qualifying scores with the same partner will not appear on the list. We will try to update sheet after each round and if anyone spots any errors please let me know.

 

Exclusion from NGS Grading? What action a player takes

 

Click on Links

NGS Exemption.pdf

 

NGS Exemption Form.pdf

 

BEGINNERS' COURSE

 

Commencing 27th September 2017

Click here for more information.pdf

 

Start time

For the evening sessions, please can you be seated for 6:50 pm.  This allows time for assigning the host, determining the number of tables and the movement, setting up the wirless scoring system and making announcements, so that play can commence promptly at 7 pm.

Calendar
23rd October 2017
Ripley Teams of Four - Round 2
Ripley 7.00pm
Director: Phil Upton
Host: N/A
25th October 2017
Wednesday Morning Improvers
Pentrich
26th October 2017
Duplicate
Riddings 7.00pm
Director: Lynden Davies
Host: Lesley Duggins
30th October 2017
Chairman's Cup/Plate Qualifying Round #6
Ripley 7:00 pm
Director: Dove Fletcher
Host: Rhonda Simms
1st November 2017
Wednesday Morning Improvers
Pentrich
1st November 2017
Inter-Town Teams of 8 - Round 3
Click for the latest results
CLUB NEWS

 

HANDICAP PAIRS NOTICE.pdf

 

Positions after two rounds: RIDDINGS PAIRS CUP SCORESHEET two final.pdf

 

These are the scores AFTER handicaps have been applied and the pair achieving the best average score will be the winners. Four scores to count out of six rounds including the Jean Hough Trophy. Although the Jean Hough is  a separate competition, the scores achieved on that night will also count towards the Riddings Cup.  SOME PEOPLE ARE LISTED TWICE BECAUSE, SO FAR, THEY HAVE PLAYED WITH DIFFERENT PARTNERS. THEY MUST PLAY WITH THE SAME PARTNER AT LEAST FOUR TIMES TO ACHIVE A QUALIFYING AVERAGE SCORE.  As the competition progresses, those who cannot achieve four qualifying scores with the same partner will not appear on the list. We will try to update sheet after each round and if anyone spots any errors please let me know.

 

Exclusion from NGS Grading? What action a player takes

 

Click on Links

NGS Exemption.pdf

 

NGS Exemption Form.pdf

 

BEGINNERS' COURSE

 

Commencing 27th September 2017

Click here for more information.pdf

 

Start time

For the evening sessions, please can you be seated for 6:50 pm.  This allows time for assigning the host, determining the number of tables and the movement, setting up the wirless scoring system and making announcements, so that play can commence promptly at 7 pm.

Calendar
23rd October 2017
Ripley Teams of Four - Round 2
Ripley 7.00pm
Director: Phil Upton
Host: N/A
25th October 2017
Wednesday Morning Improvers
Pentrich
26th October 2017
Duplicate
Riddings 7.00pm
Director: Lynden Davies
Host: Lesley Duggins
30th October 2017
Chairman's Cup/Plate Qualifying Round #6
Ripley 7:00 pm
Director: Dove Fletcher
Host: Rhonda Simms
1st November 2017
Wednesday Morning Improvers
Pentrich
1st November 2017
Inter-Town Teams of 8 - Round 3