PLAY BRIDGE IN SOMERSET

 

 

ANDREW ROBSON at the WEBBINGTON
ANDREW ROBSON at the WEBBINGTON

Once again we shall be delighted to welcome Andrew Robson to Somerset on December 5th for what is now the traditional start to the festive season for bridge players in the county.

All the details are here and as the event is always fully subscribed you are  advised to book early to secure your place  at what will for sure be an excellent day of bridge in fine surroundings.

Last updated : 2nd Oct 2018 11:59 BST
Fast Forward to Bridge – We have Lift-off!
Fast Forward to Bridge – We have Lift-off!

FAST FORWARD TO  BRIDGE COURSES  

 

 OUR NEXT COURSE  is at Weston super Mare Bridge Club at Haywood Village Academy 

on JANUARY 12th/13th

ALL THE DETAILS ARE HERE

Further details from and applications to Ivan Gerstel or call 01934 647634

 

 

Any other enquiries about Fast Forward courses please contact Ceri Pierce ceri.pierce@gmx.com.

Last updated : 16th Sep 2018 16:11 BST
UPCOMING EVENTS

 Seminar with Caroline Macpherson Sunday October 21st  
Another free event promoted by the SCBA for the benefit of all bridge players. Caroline's seminars are very popular so please do book early.
All the details are here

OCTOBER 28TH
RANKED MASTERS’ PAIRS
at Woolavington at 1pm.

A new event in which pairs play only against their peers and the good news is that there is a section for non EBU members, unranked players and those at or below the rank of County Master.

Entries may be made by clicking here.

 

 

NOVEMBER 4th

INTER CLUB PAIRS

At Woolavington at 1pm

A CHANCE TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB!

This is the first part of this years’ inter club championship. Clubs may enter as many pairs as they like in each of three categories and the good news again is that there is a category exclusively for non affiliated clubs. 

Entries may be made by clicking here.

The rules for the inter club event are here.Entry costs £4 per player usually paid by the club and this should be paid on the day by cheque made out to SCBA. In addition table money paid by each player is £8 which of course includes an excellent tea.

 CANNINGTON OPEN PAIRS on NOVEMBER 18th 
Everyone welcome to a Sunday afternoon of friendly duplicate bridge. Details are here.

 

Last updated : 13th Oct 2018 17:14 BST

The closing date for entries to our major teams' event is September 27th. and the draw will take place on the following day during the first day of the congress. Details are here.

The Ranked Masters' Pairs is a new event in which pairs will compete with others in the same category so there will be no mis-matches. The categories are:

1. Premier National master and above

3. Unranked, local, club and county masters

2.  Anyone in between 

Entries can be made by clicking here.

Last updated : 3rd Sep 2018 11:01 BST
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Last updated : 8th Jun 2018 16:41 BST
NO MORE POLYSTYRENE CUPS

It has been decided that we shall no longer use polystyrene or plastic cups at county events. Refreshments will of course continue to be available but players should bring their own cup if they wish to have a hot drink. This will apply at county league and pairs’ league fixtures.

 

 

 

 

Last updated : 25th Sep 2018 19:40 BST
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FAST FORWARD TO BRIDGE AT WESTON STARTS JANUARY 2019

Make your new year's resolution to learn bridge - details here

FIRST FOR BRIDGE VOUCHERS

The following were successful in the draw for the vouchers geneerously supplied by FIRST FOR BRIDGE.

£250      Richard Turner and Tony Bowler

£150      Cynthia Moore and Dave Strawbridge

£100      Carol Wadsworth and Catherine Preston

COMMIITTEE CHANGES

Joan Pooley has resigned from the SCBA committee on the grounds of illhealth. We are sorry to see her go but are pleased that Joan will continue to edit the newsletter which has been so well received.

Eric Cummings and Andy Ridgers have been added to the committee and we welcome the addition of the expertise and enthusiasm which they will bring.

Success

Congratulations to Chris King & Steve Tomlinson who won the Cornwall Swiss Pairs for the second year running.

First For Bridge

SPONSORING BRIDGE SEMINARS

Winter 2018 Holidays Now on Sale
Click Here for Details

Play Bridge Dealing Machines
Play Bridge Dealing Machines

We are pleased to announce a special arrangement for Somerset clubs for the purchase of Dealer4 machines. Please contact scbachair@icloud.com for details of the offer.

Results
WL Som v Wilts Div A
Scorer: Colin Simcox
WL Som v Wilts Div B
Scorer: Colin Simcox
WL Som v Wilts Div C
Scorer: Colin Simcox
Western League v Wiltshire
County League 2
WOE Congress Swiss Teams
Calendar
21st Oct 2018
Caroline Macpherson Seminar
Street 10-4
27th Oct 2018
Malvern Congress
28th Oct 2018
Ranked Masters Pairs
Woolavington 1pm
A new event with pairs competing in ranked sections. There will be a category for less experienced players.
 Click for more information
4th Nov 2018
Inter club Pairs
Woolavington 1pm
Pairs entered by clubs so please tell your club if you would like to play. Clubs can enter as many pairs as they wish.
 Click for more information
10th Nov 2018
Torquay Congress
17th Nov 2018
Tollemache Qualifier
23rd Nov 2018
County League 3
Woolavington 7.15
24th Nov 2018
Llangollen Congress