Table money of £2.50 for Members (Juniors £1, Guests £3) includes tea/coffee and biscuits
All pairs to be seated by 18:55 to allow the movement to be assigned.
Chairman: Richard Watkins
Secretary: Carole Reid - 07927443310
Treasurer: Penny Gowland
Competition Secretary: Brent Wormald
Members: Marjorie Higgins, (Vacant)
Taw Vale Bridge Club tries to operate a Host system but you cannot expect there to be a host unless there is shown to be one in the Calendar opposite. If no hotst is shown, it may be worth turning up speculatively. Carole Reid may have an update on the situation or know of someone looking for a partner. If there is a host advertised you MUST arrive by 18.50 in order to be eligible to play.
There is a "Members Only" section that you can post messages to the membership.
AGM 2018 Minutes.doc
Latest Committee Meeting: minutes committee meeting 2018-09-13.doc
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We will use your data for the administration of your membership, the communication of information & the organisation of events. We only share your contact details with the EBU who share it with DBA.
We have issued a PRIVACY NOTICE with more details (click here Privacy). (May 2018)
One of our members has kindly donated the complete set of 36 Bernard Magee DVDs for the benefit of bridge players in the North Devon clubs. These are held at Roundswell and may be borrowed free of charge. You simply need to register your borrowing them in the book which is stored with the DVDs at Roundswell. Follow this link to see the full list of titles.
Take this link for details of competitions coming under North Devon Section.
Click here to see the latest (August 2013) EBU regulations on Announcing and Alerting.
WELCOME to The Taw Vale Bridge Club. We are a very friendly club, playing in the Roundswell Community Centre in Barnstaple, affiliated to the EBU & the DBA.
We welcome players of all abilities at the Community Centre, located next to Sainsbury's, most Monday evenings (except for Bank Holidays). There is plenty of free parking, easy access from the A39, disabled access, with free tea or coffee & biscuits during the evening break.
We operate a host system - please check the calendar as a host will not be available for certain competitions (e.g. league matches and Swiss teams).
Aim to arrive to be seated by 6.55 p.m. for a prompt 7.00 p.m start; if you do not arrive by then you may NOT be able to play. If you expect to be late please phone a committee member's mobile and ensure your partner knows you are coming! If you intend to use the host system you MUST arrive by 6.50 as the host may have gone home
Monday 10th saw the TV Christmas party held at the site of the annual North Devon Congress. A festive meal was followed by presentation of prizes & trophies by President Michael and then a 14 board Mitchell. The evening went well with numbers about 20% up on 2017.
Thanks to everyone who took part, to the staff at the Hotel, but particularly to Penny who was the driving force behind the evening and to Jacqui for taking the pics. CLICK HERE to see them all.
Please double-click to see this years Section Programme.
These results show an adjustment for every pair in respect of Board 2 which has been rescored under Law 87B and White Book Secton 4.2.3 following a misboard. Two separate calculations have been applied. The Neuberg Formula has been used in relation to table 1 & tables 5-10 while the results at tables 2-4 have been treated as a "small sub-field. It is to be expected that the adjustments re tables 2-4 should be larger. Please doubleclick this narrative to see the details of the calculations.
Anyway the top 5 places remained unchanged with four pairs on about 60 or higher. Either side of that mark were Roe & Neil and Julie & Mike while 1% ahead of it were Carole & Sam on 61. Richard & Carol took the trophy with 64%
Firstly many thanks to all who contributed over the two weeks of this years competition, notably Directors Stephen & Roger, Neil for his general assistance, Richard C for technical collaboration & Carole for help in organisation. Evertything now seems finalised and the use of boards 25-32 when the computer expected 49-56 seems not to have had any effect. It is always difficult to get the MP processing right in this 2 week competition and this is still being looked at. Please advise on anything that looks wrong! The Riser's Prize goes to Betty, Barbara, Liz and Alan. There is a tie for first place for the third year in succession. This year Julie, Mike, Richard W, Jennifer & Malcolm gained 84 VPS as did fellow winners Richard, Carol, Neil & Chris who won all their matches. Brent & Paul, playing with Gill & Roe in the second week netted third place after leading the pack after week one.
Please double-click this line to go to the North Devon web-site for the results of the Swiss Pairs Competition. Upload to EBU done on Tuesday morning. Hand Records should be attached later on.
EBU - Mar 2019