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Table Money

Table money is £3.00 per Member and £3.50 per Visitor which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.

Session Starts

Please note:

All afternoon sessions will commence at 1.45pm

All evening sessions will commence at 6.45pm

Please be seated at least 10 minutes earlier, so the movement can be set.

Monthly Wine Winners
Monthly Wine Winners

Congratulations go to the following people for the month of:

May 2017  

Ken Walker & Peter Webster
 
Well done.
Please collect your bottle
EBU Universal Membership Rebates

The EBU have credited any EBU member who played more than 150 P2P sessions between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2017 with a rebate direct to their EBU account. Please check your EBU Account and emails for further details. The credit is 36p per session over 150.

Message Board

We now have a new message board if anyone would like to use it.  Any information entered will be on open internet access for all to see. A great way to find a partner if you want one. Try it out on the menu bar above.

 
Welcome to Thanet Bridge Club
Brian Saker

Just to let everybody know that the Club raised £600 for the Macmillan Nurses in fond memory of Brian Saker, a founder member of our Club. Our Thanks go to Barbara for hosting a Coffee Morning, and Janet and Peggy for their hard work. Our deepest sympathy go to Joyce, his wife, and David, Timothy, Rachel, Jeremy and Anna his children. We are thinking of you all.

Find a Partner

 If you know you will need a partner call and leave a message, or text Peter Webster on 07710 419241, or email him on prwebster@hotmail.co.ukPlease leave contact details, dates, and any preferences.  He will co-ordinate the service, keeping a list for all partner requests for upcoming sessions, and notify you if a suitable partner is available.

Please try to register your partner requests at least 24 hours in advance, as on-the-day requests may be difficult to match.

If anybody does not regularly play a particular session, but is happy to consider occasional games with those seeking a partner at short notice, please register an interest.

Chicago Pairs 2017

Round 1 Pairs should contact the first named other Pair with the same letter and agree a date, time and venue to play each other in a relaxed atmosphere. Pairs with (H) next to their names are the Host Pair, but this can be revised to allow for player mobility or travel needs. Hosts are only required to have a suitable table and seating for play, and offer tea and biscuits during a comfort break.

The only play needs are 2 packs of cards and 2 score cards. Bidding boxes are not essential, but can be used if available. Any needs can be borrowed from the Club, by arrangement.

Play is as normal during club play, Vulnerability as per Scorecard, Dealer rotates Hand 1 North, Hand 2 East etc, and Scoring per Hand as normal allowing for vulnerability. Cards are shuffled and cut before each Deal. 24 hands are played, so play takes 3 hours or less

Chicago Competition 2017

Qualifying

Round

Round

1

Round

2

Round

3

Winners

 

 

 

A - Ken Walker & Peggy Malone (H)

 

 

 

 

A - Ken Walker & Peggy Malone (H)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner of

Round 2A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner of

Round 3

 

 

 

A - Jim Martin & Lyn Bowler

 

 

 

B - Christine & Nigel Thomas (H)

 

 

 

A - Christine & Nigel Thomas

 

 

 

B - Carole Terry & Jenny Munden

 

QB Jacky Hollands & Marlene Hoser (H)

 

C - Jacky Hollands & Marlene Hoser

 

 

 

– Josie Wreford & Peter Webster (H)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josie Wreford & Peter Webster (H)

 

QB Maureen Tatham & Jacky Bowler

 

 

C – Josie Wreford & Peter Webster (H)

 

 

D – Barbara Platt & Wilma Edwards (H)

 

 

 

B – Barbara Platt & Wilma Edwards

 

 

 

D - Peggy Dear & Janet Kesterman

 

Thanet Bridge Club
Thanet Bridge Club

Thanet Bridge Club, Northdown House, Northdown Park Road, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 3TP.  

 

The club has been established over 25 years and over that time we have moved from The Royal Temple Yacht Club in Ramsgate to Northdown House in Cliftonville, then to Margate Football Club and we have now returned to Northdown House. The venue is large enough for all of our tables in the Red and Gold rooms, both of which are on the ground floor.  Ample car parking is also available.

The club, which is EBU registered, meets at 6.45pm on Mondays and Thursdays every week for regular pairs competitions. Our Wednesday and Friday afternoon sessions start at 1.45pm.  We hold social events including two dinners each year.

 

Visitors and new members are most welcome to our friendly club. Please contact the Secretary on 07710 419241.

Bridge Clubs of Thanet KO Competition - Saturday 6th May

Congratulations to Paul Gibbons for successfully organising, running, and directing the Bridge Clubs of Thanet KO Competition, ably assisted by Sharon Bayne.

A fun day of Bridge, and good to see over 50% of players from Bridge Clubs of Thanet, up on last year’s poor 20%. A special mention for Madeleine Cooke and Jill Lamerton, who came 6th overall by %, against a field including 2 Premier Grand Masters, 3 Grand Masters, 2 Life Masters, and a Premier National Master. Full results will be published when available.

Thank you to all who played, and a special thanks to Sharon Bayne and her delicious cup cakes.

Click here for the results of the Group Stage

Click here for the results of the Bowl

Click here for the results of the Cup

Click here for a list of the Blue Point awards

Click here for pictures of all the winners

2016 Trophy Winners

 

Monday's Winners Cup - Sharon Bayne & Paul Gibbons

Wednesday's Winners Cup - Brian Saker & Joyce Saker

Thursday's Winners Cup - David Mann & Shelagh Norvill

Friday's Winners Cup - Jacky Bowler & James Martin

Best First Year Cadet Cup - Nigel Thomas

Presidents Shield - For Services to the Club - Shelagh Norvill

Chairman's Cup - Best SIMs Result - Audrey Martin & David Mann

All Trophies need to be returned to the Club for 2017 engraving before Christmas 2016

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
EBU Master Point Promotions
MASTERPOINT PROMOTIONS FEBRUARY 2017

The following Thanet Club Members received a Master Point Promotion in 

May 2017

District Master

Cecile Mirkowski

Club Master

Heather Hunt

Christine Thomas

2017 SIMs

We shall be running the following SIMs competitions for 2017

EBU Stratified (Handicapped) SIMs on Wednesday 15th March 2017 (played)

World Wide SIMs on Wednesday 10th May 2017 (played)

EBED Autumn SIMs on Wednesday 6th September 2017

British Autumn SIMs on Wednesday 4th October 2017

These competitions are run or recognised by the English Bridge Union and give you the opportunity to see how you are getting on with your Bridge compared to others in the Country.  The boards are prepared and then every club that has entered plays exactly the same boards. So not only will you be able to see your position in our club, but also against everyone else in the Country.  There is an additional fee of £2.00 for each these 4 sessions in the year.  We have decided to run these competitions, but if members do not wsih to participate in them, then they will be able to play in a normal session in another section.   It is hoped however, that members will join in as much as possible, to enable those wishing to play as there is a minimum of 3 tables required to enter.

2016 Club Master Point Champions

These players earned the most local points in sessions played at Thanet Bridge Club.

  Player MPs
Brian Saker 1408
Joyce Saker 1408
Shelagh Norvill 1232
Web site 2017

Click on "Latest Result" in the top right hand corner to see how you got on. You will find a lot of detailed information there - not just the final scores but your own personal scores on each hand and all the travellers with scores and match points entered.

Master Points are now transmitted to EBU electronically, and all club members are also EBU members and have an EBU number.

Calendar
29th June 2017
Thu Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Pam Westcott
30th June 2017
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.45pm
Director: John McGeever
Scorer: Pam Westcott
3rd July 2017
Mon Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Audrey/David
Scorer: Audrey Martin
5th July 2017
Wed Afternoon Pairs
1.45pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Pam Westcott
Results
28th June 2017
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Peter Webster
26th June 2017
Mon Evening Pairs
Director: Audrey/David
Scorer: Pam Westcott
23rd June 2017
Fri Afternoon Pairs
Director: john mcgeever
Scorer: kenneth walker
22nd June 2017
Thu Evening Pairs
Director: David Mann
Scorer: Pam Westcott
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
EBU Master Point Promotions
MASTERPOINT PROMOTIONS FEBRUARY 2017

The following Thanet Club Members received a Master Point Promotion in 

May 2017

District Master

Cecile Mirkowski

Club Master

Heather Hunt

Christine Thomas

2017 SIMs

We shall be running the following SIMs competitions for 2017

EBU Stratified (Handicapped) SIMs on Wednesday 15th March 2017 (played)

World Wide SIMs on Wednesday 10th May 2017 (played)

EBED Autumn SIMs on Wednesday 6th September 2017

British Autumn SIMs on Wednesday 4th October 2017

These competitions are run or recognised by the English Bridge Union and give you the opportunity to see how you are getting on with your Bridge compared to others in the Country.  The boards are prepared and then every club that has entered plays exactly the same boards. So not only will you be able to see your position in our club, but also against everyone else in the Country.  There is an additional fee of £2.00 for each these 4 sessions in the year.  We have decided to run these competitions, but if members do not wsih to participate in them, then they will be able to play in a normal session in another section.   It is hoped however, that members will join in as much as possible, to enable those wishing to play as there is a minimum of 3 tables required to enter.

2016 Club Master Point Champions

These players earned the most local points in sessions played at Thanet Bridge Club.

  Player MPs
Brian Saker 1408
Joyce Saker 1408
Shelagh Norvill 1232
Web site 2017

Click on "Latest Result" in the top right hand corner to see how you got on. You will find a lot of detailed information there - not just the final scores but your own personal scores on each hand and all the travellers with scores and match points entered.

Master Points are now transmitted to EBU electronically, and all club members are also EBU members and have an EBU number.

Calendar
29th June 2017
Thu Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Pam Westcott
30th June 2017
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.45pm
Director: John McGeever
Scorer: Pam Westcott
3rd July 2017
Mon Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Audrey/David
Scorer: Audrey Martin
5th July 2017
Wed Afternoon Pairs
1.45pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Pam Westcott
Results
28th June 2017
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Peter Webster
26th June 2017
Mon Evening Pairs
Director: Audrey/David
Scorer: Pam Westcott
23rd June 2017
Fri Afternoon Pairs
Director: john mcgeever
Scorer: kenneth walker
22nd June 2017
Thu Evening Pairs
Director: David Mann
Scorer: Pam Westcott