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Emergency Contact Number
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07593 653278
 
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Annual Dinner 2015
25th Apr 2015 10:36 BST
 
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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.
 

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 new model  Bridgemates kindly funded by a donation from 
  • 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 : 30th Apr 2015 15:14 BST
Friday Bridge
Friday Bridge
Stone Bridge Club runs casual duplicate bridge in conjunction with the U3A.
Every Friday afternoon at the club - 13:40 for 13:45 start.
All U3A or Club members welcome - cost £2.
(Try before you buy - no need to be a member to see if you enjoy it)
No Partner Needed.
All Standards Welcome.
 
Enquiries to :Mike Beach Tel: 01785 603766
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Note::parking spaces may be limited during the day.
 
Last updated : 18th May 2015 22:35 BST
Improver's Bridge Session
Improver's Bridge Session

Supervised Play - not formal lessons - just help available if required.  Session will start at usual time 7.15 for 7.30. Normal price - £3 members £3.50 visitors. Partners found.

Hosted by John & Anne Seymour - for further details either phone them on 01785 814285 or by mailing them by clicking here:- jonanan@uwclub.net

There will be a Summer break from May 26th onwards - restarting September 15th.

 

Last updated : 12th May 2015 18:47 BST
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Play It Again Sam
Play It Again Sam

There is now a new option to analyse the best line of play on any hand. 'Just' go to the hand in question - click on the 'Play it Again' tab and read the guide

Wish I was born with 20/20 hindsight.

 

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.
Handicaps
Handicaps
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

New! Quiz Beginner
Bidding and opening lead pratice
Three times a week in your mailbox
Provided by the Vu-Bridge Team

Click here.


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

Click here to play
 

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

New! Quiz Expert
Bidding and opening lead pratice
Three times a week in your mailbox
Provided by the Vu-Bridge Team


www.vubridge.com/QE

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

Click here to play this hand

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

Results
Wed 27th May 2015
Event
Director: Peter Collier
Mon 25th May 2015
Event
Director: Kath Adams
Wed 20th May 2015
Event
Director: Peter Collier
Calendar
Fri 29th May 2015
Friendly vs Stafford BC
Stafford Bridge Club
 Click for more information
Mon 1st Jun 2015
Event
Director: Kath Adams
Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Event
Director: Richard Adams
  (Partner?)
Mon 8th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Ian Peace
Wed 10th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Richard Adams
Mon 15th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Ian Peace
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Play It Again Sam
Play It Again Sam

There is now a new option to analyse the best line of play on any hand. 'Just' go to the hand in question - click on the 'Play it Again' tab and read the guide

Wish I was born with 20/20 hindsight.

 

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.
Handicaps
Handicaps
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

New! Quiz Beginner
Bidding and opening lead pratice
Three times a week in your mailbox
Provided by the Vu-Bridge Team

Click here.


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

Click here to play
 

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

New! Quiz Expert
Bidding and opening lead pratice
Three times a week in your mailbox
Provided by the Vu-Bridge Team


www.vubridge.com/QE

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

Click here to play this hand

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

Results
Wed 27th May 2015
Event
Director: Peter Collier
Mon 25th May 2015
Event
Director: Kath Adams
Wed 20th May 2015
Event
Director: Peter Collier
Calendar
Fri 29th May 2015
Friendly vs Stafford BC
Stafford Bridge Club
 Click for more information
Mon 1st Jun 2015
Event
Director: Kath Adams
Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Event
Director: Richard Adams
  (Partner?)
Mon 8th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Ian Peace
Wed 10th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Richard Adams
Mon 15th Jun 2015
Event
Director: Ian Peace