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2015 Calendar

Mon 1st Jun

Swiss Pairs

 

Mon 15th Jun

Lichfield Cup

 

Mon 6th Jul

Swiss Pairs

 

Mon 27th Jul

EBU Sim Pairs

 

Mon 3rd Aug

Swiss Pairs

 

Fri 11th Sept

SC Pairs League

 

Fri 18th Sept

Revill Edwards

 

Mon 5th Oct

Swiss Pairs

 

Fri 9th Oct

SC Pairs League

 

Thu 15th Oct

President’s Cup 1

 

Wed 28th Oct

Edgar Foster Teams

 

Mon 2nd Nov

Swiss Pairs

 

Thu 12th Nov

CIN Sim Pairs

 

Fri 13th Nov

SC Pairs League

 

Thu 19th Nov

President’s Cup 2

 

Thu 26th Nov

WCBA Pairs Heat

 

Mon 7th Dec

Swiss Pairs

 

Thu 10th Dec

Xmas Party

 

Fri 11th Dec

SC Pairs League

 

EBU Club Management Focus

Click here for link to the Autumn 2014 EBU Club Management Focus Magazine.


WCBA Corner

Click For Link to Main Website

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

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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

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

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


Recent Updates
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Competition Winners Diary
13th May 2015 10:41 BST

HAVE FUN PLAYING BRIDGE AT OUR CLUB !!

Duplicate Bridge Sessions Monday to Friday: please click here for further information

Our Club is located at 160 Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 2QA. Click here for Map

Based at: THE SUTTON COLDFIELD RUGBY CLUB.

Our Club Secretary is Charlene Dyer on 07773905098 or you can email suttoncbc@hotmail.co.uk  with your query or you can leave a message on our message board via the left hand menu.

 


 

WCBA Sim Pairs
WCBA Sim Pairs

Many thanks to those who played in the WCBA Sim Pairs on Thursday 14th May, £115 was raised for the Air Ambulance.

Please click here for a link to the overall County ranking list. The in-Club ranking list can be found in the results section.


 

Summer Friday Evening Hosts
Summer Friday Evening Hosts

Members of the committee have volunteered to provide a Host System for all of the 14 Friday evenings in June, July and August 2015.

So if you come along without a partner to any of these sessions you will be paired up with either the Host or someone else who has arrived at the Club without a partner.

Please support this initiative and help to boost attendance on a Friday evening.


 

May Swiss Pairs Winners
May Swiss Pairs Winners

Many congratulations go to Ken Crane & Brian Parker for winning the Monday May Swiss Pairs Competition.

The ful ranking list can be seen in the results section


 

 

We Need Your Unwanted Books Now!!
We Need Your Unwanted Books Now!!

The Club's Book Table needs some rejuvenation in the titles on offer.

So if you are having a Spring or early Summer Clean out you can donate your no longer wanted books to a good cause.  

Funds raised go towards helping to buy new equipment (dirty playing cards and bidding box cards are currenty being replaced) and other Special Projects within the Club, with books eventually being recycled to local Charity Shops.


Joyce Hare Swiss Teams Winners
Joyce Hare Swiss Teams Winners

Many congratulations go to team HIND

John Hind, Janet Whittaker, Brian Parker & Pat Parker

Who won the Joyce Hare Swiss Teams competition held at the Club on Wednesday 29th April.

They trimphed by winning their last match 20-0 to score a total of 53 VPs pipping team STOCKS by 1 VP. 

Round 3 leaders team HARRIS were a further 4 VPs behind.

The full ranking list can be seen in the results section.


 

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A
O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A

No not a new bridge convention but a reminder to please play in our bridge sessions in June particularly in the following special events:-

Mon. 1st June - Swiss Pairs

Mon. 17th June - Lichfield Cup


 

SCBC Swiss Pairs League Winners
SCBC Swiss Pairs League Winners

A big well done to Chris Harris & Gita Kundu for winning the inaugural SCBC Swiss Pairs League

Please click here for the final ranking list


 

Competition Winners - July to December 2014

We are pleased to announce the following winners of the ongoing competitions held from July to December 2014:

Clark Cup - John Hind

Duval Cup - Nick Woosnam

John Holland Cup - Naomi Levy

Nash Plate - Sheila Ward & Shirley Wylie

N.T.M. Trophy - Joe Fagan & Mike Woodward

Whitehouse Cup - Jon Downing & Steve Spence

Please click here for the full ranking lists


 

Please click here for the full list of prize winners.

Prize vouchers for free sessions will be distributed w/c 05/01/2015.


 

Forthcoming Events for 2015

Mon 1st Jun

Swiss Pairs

 

Mon 15th Jun

Lichfield Cup

 

Mon 6th Jul

Swiss Pairs

 

Mon 27th Jul

EBU Sim Pairs

 

Mon 3rd Aug

Swiss Pairs

 

Fri 11th Sept

SC Pairs League

 

Fri 18th Sept

Revill Edwards

 

Mon 5th Oct

Swiss Pairs

 

Fri 9th Oct

SC Pairs League

 

Thu 15th Oct

President’s Cup 1

 

Wed 28th Oct

Edgar Foster Teams

 

Mon 2nd Nov

Swiss Pairs

 

Thu 12th Nov

CIN Sim Pairs

 

Fri 13th Nov

SC Pairs League

 

Thu 19th Nov

President’s Cup 2

 

Thu 26th Nov

WCBA Pairs Heat

 

Mon 7th Dec

Swiss Pairs

 

Thu 10th Dec

Xmas Party

 

Fri 11th Dec

SC Pairs League

Member's successes in external competitions updated 0710
Member's successes in external competitions updated 0710

From January 2012 we began recording Members Successes in External Competitions on this Website, so if you did well in an EBU, WCBA or holiday bridge event please email or let Nick Woosnam have the details for inclusion in the roll of honour which can be accessed from the left hand menu or by clicking here.

 


Please arrive at least 10 minutes before start time
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before start time

The TDs request that players should make every effort to arrive at the Club at least 10 minutes before the advertised start time. 

As BridgeMates are in use for nearly all sessions it is time consuming and tiresome to reset everything to ensure a prompt start if players are arriving late. This is particularly so on busy nights such as Monday and Thursday when adequate time should be allowed by players for car parking.

Complaints are received about late evening finishes and incomplete hence unfair movements which a prompt start would somewhat alleviate.

The club's mobile telephone number 07749 410 362 is always switched on about half an hour before play is due to start if you want to notify late arrival.

Players who arrive after the movement has been set up without prior notification in most cases will not get a game!!!

 


The Clubhouse
The Clubhouse

We have two large well-lit playing areas, one of which is equipped for teaching, the rooms both enjoy views across playing fields.

We have a bar, kitchen and plenty of parking spaces.

Pre-dealt boards with available hand records are used for all main bridge sessions along with PairsScorer,  BridgeMates and BridgeWebs technology enabling a fast end of session results service.

Our club is located at 160 Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 2QA.

Based at: THE SUTTON COLDFIELD RUGBY CLUB.

Our Club Secretary is Charlene Dyer on 07773905098 or you can email suttoncbc@hotmail.co.uk with your query or you can leave a message on our message board via the left hand menu.

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
1NT Range Announcing Rule Change

With immediate effect the committee have decided to revert to standard EBU regulations in that ALL opening 1NT bid ranges MUST be announced. Even the 12-14 range which was previously exempt in the Club by local bylaw.

Competitions 2015 - Jan-Jun
Clark Cup
Duval Cup
John Holland Cup
Nash Plate
NTM Trophy
Whitehouse Cup
Conditions of Contest 2015

Click here for the document outlining the Conditions of Contest for competitions held during 2015 at SCBC

NGS Categories January 2015

Click here for NGS Categories for SCBC Competitions from Jan. 2015 to Jun. 2015

Note that a pink shaded value has been calculated from the average of last six months performance in all duplicate pairs events at the club.

Gentle Bridge

Relaxed Duplicate Bridge

Restricted Bidding Systems

Wednesday Evenings

Starting 17/09/14

Please register your interest/enquiries to:

Roger: 0121-240-6440 (to 25/08)

Ed:     0121-378-0202

Chris: 0121-233-2538

EBU Blue Book 01/08/14
Blue Book Changes 01/08/14
TD White Book 2014
TD White Book Changes 2014
Masterpoints Handbook 01/08/2014
Convention Cards

The Duplicate Sub-Committee requests that all regular partnerships should have a fully completed convention card especially if not playing an ACOL based system. This particularly includes five card major or short/better minor based variants used as a partnership agreement opening bid. An opening one level bid in a minor which can be made on 0,1 or 2 cards in the suit must now be announced under new EBU regulations.

Need a Partner?

Ed Laughton (0121 378 0202) has agreed that we can put his name on the website as a contact for MEMBERS looking for partners. 

There is also a list on the Club Noticeboard and you may like to try the new Message Board facility under the left hand menu.

NON-MEMBERS please click for Club Secretary contact details.

Need a Room for a Function?

The function room in the main clubhouse is available for hire by members of the Bridge Club.


It can also be hired by friends of Bridge Club members, providing a member of the club is present at the event.


Contact Club Steward Doc Morgan
Tel:  07733 975066
email;  barscrfc@gmail.com

Click here for full list of hire charges

Results
26th May 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
26th May 2015
Tuesday Night
25th May 2015
Monday Night
22nd May 2015
Friday Afternoon
22nd May 2015
Duval Cup
21st May 2015
Clark Cup
20th May 2015
Gentle Bridge
20th May 2015
N.T.M .Trophy
19th May 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
19th May 2015
Tuesday Night
18th May 2015
Monday Night
15th May 2015
Friday Afternoon
15th May 2015
Duval Cup
14th May 2015
Clark Cup + WCBA Sim Pairs
13th May 2015
Whitehouse Cup
13th May 2015
Gentle Bridge
12th May 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
12th May 2015
Tuesday Night
11th May 2015
May Swiss Pairs
8th May 2015
Friday Afternoon
Calendar
27th May 2015
Whitehouse Cup
7:15 p.m.
27th May 2015
Gentle Bridge
7:15 p.m.
28th May 2015
Clark Cup
7:15 p.m
29th May 2015
Friday Afternoon
1:15 p.m
29th May 2015
Duval Cup
7:15 p.m.
1st Jun 2015
Monday Night
7:15 p.m.
2nd Jun 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
1:15 p.m.
2nd Jun 2015
Tuesday Night
7:15 p.m.
3rd Jun 2015
Wednesday Night
7:15 p.m.
3rd Jun 2015
Gentle Bridge
7:15 p.m.
4th Jun 2015
Clark Cup
7:15 p.m
5th Jun 2015
Friday Afternoon
1:15 p.m
5th Jun 2015
Duval Cup
7:15 p.m.
8th Jun 2015
Monday Night
7:15 p.m.
9th Jun 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
1:15 p.m.
9th Jun 2015
Tuesday Night
7:15 p.m.
10th Jun 2015
Whitehouse Cup
7:15 p.m.
10th Jun 2015
Gentle Bridge
7:15 p.m.
11th Jun 2015
Clark Cup
7:15 p.m
12th Jun 2015
Friday Afternoon
1:15 p.m
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