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Announcing & Alerting
Please make sure you are aware of these requirements.  They apply to everyone!
Note:Some action must be taken after every opening 2 level bid.  Also the 1C bid, if it does not guarantee 3 clubs, must be properly described. Saying 'variable' or similar is not acceptable. All bids under 3NT that do not show the suit bid must be alterted.
General Information
The guidance document for Club players has been amended.  Click here for more details.
Director's Flowcharts
Want to know what happens after an insufficient bid or a pass out of rotation?  Click here for the latest EBU guidance.

Recent Updates
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31st Mar 2015 22:39 BST
31st Mar 2015 08:00 BST
No Fears/U3A
31st Mar 2015 07:59 BST

We offer the following attractions:

  • Stone Bridge Club is an active friendly club with membership of around 120.
  • We are currently not affiliated to the EBU as we disagreed with the pay-to-play proposal.
  • Duplicate bridge on Monday and Wednesday evenings (in your seats by 7.15 please, play commences by 7.20).
  • Additional no-fears and improvers sessions are held.  See the information page for current details.
  • Each session normally has 7 to 13 tables..
  • One large room with kitchen off is on the first floor accessible by stairs and chairlift.  A smaller room, generally used for competitions, is on the second floor accessible by stairs only.  Gents' toilets are on the ground floor with ladies' room and disabled toilet on the first floor.
  • Good (free) car parking facilities.
  • Cost per night - £3.00 each (money refunded if you win) - visitors £3.50.
  • Small membership charge of £10 per annum.
  • Tea, coffee or squash and biscuits provided free of charge during a short interval. 
  • Up to date large size tables with bidding boxes.
  • Real time scoring using Bridgemates kindly funded by a donation from Brewin Dolphin
  • Fully random hands dealt using the Duplimate dealing machine.
  • Analysis of hands with optimum contracts available when session finished.
  • Computerised board and competition results available on this site within 24 hours.
  • Several trophies to play for throughout the winter and separately for the summer.
  • Men's, ladies' and mixed pairs competitions.
  • Participation in non EBU simultaneous pairs competitions.
  • Information available within the club about other bridge activities.
  • Library of bridge reference books available - free on loan.
  • Christmas party - fun supper with progressive bridge - lots of prizes.
  • An annual dinner is held mid to late April at attractive venues.
  • Group tuition available by arrangement (See Bridge Classes Page for further details).
Last updated : 28th Feb 2015 21:24 GMT
Sunday Bridge
Sunday Bridge

Due to the numbers attending, it has been reluctantly agreed to cancel these sessions.

Last updated : 15th Mar 2015 19:33 GMT
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Annual Dinner
Annual Dinner
Friday 24th April
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Committee News - March
♠  Latest Committee News Click here. ♠ 
The scheduled dates of the COMMITTEE MEETING FOR 2014/5.
Meetings start at 7-00pm and are held at the Clubhouse. Should any member wish to raise an item, I'd be grateful if they would let Aidan know at least 10 days before the meeting.
Sept. 18;  Nov 20;  Jan 22;  Mar 19;  May 21;  July 16.
Should there be insufficient business, the meeting will be cancelled.
Vera Ferrie Trophy
Vera Ferrie Trophy

Current Standings (28th February):-

Jean Lucas    41.92    46.17    4.25
Dennis Harding    45.57    48.26    2.69
Mary Billington    46.76    48.5    1.74
Nick Thorne    54.38    56.03    1.65
George Truscott    46.55    48.03    1.48
Mike Beach    52.15    53.53    1.38
Anne Webb-Bowen    45.03    46.41    1.38
Anne Collier    50.45    51.63    1.18
Anne Green    47.7    48.82    1.12
Peter Collier    50.78    51.83    1.05
Scott Drummond    49.08    50.08    1
Bob Ricketts    45.57    46.57    1



If you want to know what your approximate handicap is, click here and take the difference from 50%.  (It will open in a new window). Partnerships are calculated as the average of the two handicaps.
Vu-Bridge Beginner's Corner

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Saturday March 7th, 2015:
Finesse or drop? by Paul Bowyer

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V-Blue - The beginners e-newsletter: 20 hands to play every two weeks - ACOL and Standard American versions available

Vu-Bridge Hand of the Week

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Saturday March 7th, 2015:
The Overworked finesse by Marti Ronemus

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V-Green e-Newsletter: 24 hands to play every two weeks

Mon 30th Mar 2015
Director: Mike Beach
Wed 25th Mar 2015
Director: Ian Peace
Mon 23rd Mar 2015
Director: Geoff Wardill
Wed 1st Apr 2015
Director: Terry May
Mon 6th Apr 2015
Director: Mike Beach
Wed 8th Apr 2015
Director: Terry May
Mon 13th Apr 2015
Director: Nick Thorne
Wed 15th Apr 2015
Director: Terry May
Mon 20th Apr 2015
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