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Session Starts

Please note:

Wed & Fri afternoon sessions will commence by 1.30pm

Mon Supervised Play will commence by 1.45pm

All evening sessions will commence by 6.45pm

Please ensure you are seated at least 10 minutes earlier, so the movement can be set. Joining the session cannot be guaranteed after this time.

Table Money

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

Monthly Wine Winners
Monthly Wine Winners

Congratulations go to the following people for the month of:

April 2018

Mary Langham & Peter Webster
 
Well done.
Please collect your bottle from Ken Walker, or a small box of chocolates if you don't drink.
Information
An email was sent 9th July to all Full Members with an email address on file.
If you did not receive an email, it means the email registered is wrong, there is no email registered, you share an email and the system will only send once, or the system has failed.
Please contact me directly if any problem needs correcting.
Peter Webster, Secretary
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
No Bridge on Bank Holiday Monday

A reminder that there is No Bridge on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May

Bridge Clubs of Thanet KO Competition - Saturday 2nd June

The Bridge Clubs of Thanet Knock-Out Pairs is being played at 12 Noon on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at the Portland Centre, Hopeville Avenue, Broadstairs CT10 2TR.

 Come and have fun and get your names on the Thanet Cup or Broadstairs Bowl. There will also be other prizes for best non-expert and the biggest winning margin in any match.

This event is targeted at the ordinary club player. The format is one that means that there can be giant-killings. Could you be this year's David slaying Goliath?
Whilst this will be a properly run event with EBU Blue Master Points, we want to give you a gentle and fun introduction to Tournament Bridge, and is ideal for any club member of any ability. The cost is just £9 per player including free tea, coffee and soft drinks. Refreshments are available to purchase, or bring your own, there will be a number of intervals between the rounds to enjoy them.

Click Here for details and application form .

If you want to play and have no partner contact Peter Webster 07710 419241 for assistance

2018 Club Championship - Blue Master Points

The EBU have finally approved a Club Pairs Championship for Club Members only, attracting Blue Master Points. The Championship will include all full Club sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, plus any approved sessions on other days.

The Championship will be in the form of a Ladder of the total Master Points each Pair have been awarded during the full year at Club level, and any Individual will ranked for each Pair they have been a member of. If you have 3 partners, you will be listed 3 times, and can be awarded Blue Master Points for each Pair you are in.

Please look at the current Year to Date Championship Ladder in Competitions on the left hand side.

Thanet Community Lotto

Thanet Bridge Club has been approved as a Thanet Good Cause by Thanet Community Lotto. We will benefit from Lotto Tickets bought where Thanet Bridge Club is selected as your Good Cause.

Each weekly draw has a £25,000 top prize, plus other prizes, and each ticket has a 1in50 chance of winning a prize.

You can buy at the Thanet Bridge Club's Supporter page on Thanet Community Lotto website. Click Here

or ring 01843 610101

The Committee have agreed to reward Members who are Thanet Bridge Lotto Supporters.

All tickets registered before the end of January, and held for a year, will receive:

a full credit of their 2018-19 membership, for the first ticket

and a choice full credit for the 2019 Winter Lunch, 2019 Fish & Chip Supper, 2018/9 Extra SIMs fees, for extra tickets.

Tickets registered after the end of January will receive a £1 credit per complete month held.

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.

Monday Afternoon Supervised Play Sessions

On Monday afternoons at 1:45, Paul Gibbons is running Supervised Play sessions.

These sessions are aimed at players who want to practice their Bridge skills, and to be able to discuss their hands, correct plays, and solve problems etc. in a relaxed atmosphere. Table money £3, including refreshments.

If you don't have a partner, just come on your own, or contact the Partnering Service who should be able to match you up.

As Supervised Play, there will be no EBU Master Points awarded.

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 1.30pm.  We hold social events including two dinners each year.

Visitors and new members are most welcome to our friendly club. Please contact the Secretary, Nigel Thomas on 01843 600363 or email ntthomas@yahoo.com

2017 Club Master Point Leader Board
Pos Player MPs
1 James Martin 1285
2 Peter Webster 1123
3 Lyn Bowler 1002
4 Jackie Bowler 981
5 Maureen Tatham 967
6 Shelagh Norvill 939
7 Marlene Berry 893
8 Joyce Saker 839
9 Pam Westcott 747
10 Irene Wollaston 684
11 Kenneth Walker 682
12 Roy Wollaston 674
13 Anne Kearsley-Jones 642
14 Mary Langham 581
15 John McGeever 560
16 Josephine Wreford 542
17= Pat Dubbins 451
17= Ron Dubbins 451
19 Michael Heigham 411
20 Carol Childs 398
2017 Kent Top 50 Master Points by Category
Category Pos. Player MPs
Cat 2 2 Sharon Bayne 5598
Cat 4 8 Maureen Tatham 3762
Cat 4 11 James Martin 3634
Cat 5 6 Dave Spink 2754
Cat 5 9 Jacky Hollands 2417
Cat 5 13 Peggy Malone 2093
Cat 5 28 Shelagh Norvill 1422
Cat 5 39 Michael Heigham 1307
Cat 5 43 Carol Childs 1279
Cat 6 3 Peter Webster 3616
Cat 6 9 Lyn Bowler 1874
Cat 6 11 Jackie Bowler 1730
Cat 6 12 Kenneth Walker 1660
Cat 6 26 Irene Wollaston 942
Cat 6 28 John McGeever 918
Cat 6 33 Roy Wollaston 862
Cat 6 45 Angela Townsend 741
2017 Trophy Winners

Monday's Winners Cup - Sharon Bayne & Paul Gibbons

Wednesday's Winners Cup - Brian Saker & Joyce Saker

Thursday's Winners Cup - Mary Langham & Peter Webster

Friday's Winners Cup - Brian Saker & Joyce Saker

Sophie Pearce Challenge Salver - Chicago Competition - Josie Wreford & Peter Webster

Best First Year Cadet Cup - Suzanne & Mario Burlace

Presidents Shield - For Services to the Club - Peter Webster

Chairman's Cup - Best SIMs Result - Michael Heigham & Marlene Berry

All Trophies need to be returned to the Club for 2018 engraving before Christmas 2018

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
2018 Chicago Pairs Competition

Sophie Pearce Plate

2018 Chicago Pairs Competition

The list to join this year's Chicago Pairs is posted on the Club Notice Board

Please enter you Pair's Names by the

15th June 2018

Next 2018 SIMs

We shall be running the following SIMs competitions in 2018

ECats WWBC SIMs

Friday 1st June

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 table fee of £2.00 for each of these sessions. 

EBED Spring SIMs Leaders - 2nd May

Congratulations to

Dave Spink & Roddy Macaulay

 39th Nationally and earn 182 MPs in the EBED Spring SIMs, played on the 2nd May

Charity Fish & Chip Supper - 6pm Thursday 24th May

This year's Fish & Chip Supper is on

Thursday 24th May at 6pm,

with Bridge after, all for £10

To book, please add your name to the List on the Notice Board, or ring

Joyce 319908 or Janet 834227

As usual there will be a fund raising Raffle, so anybody wishing to donate Raffle Prizes, please get in contact

Charity Fish & Chip Supper - 6pm Thursday 24th May
EBU Master Point Promotions

The following Thanet Club Members received a Master Point Promotion in:

April 2018

1* Master

Peggy Malone

EBU Master Point Promotions
2017 Club Master Point Champions

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

See bottom of Centre Column for Club Top 20 & Kent Top 50 by Category

Player MPs
Jim Martin 1285
Peter Webster 1123
Lyn Bowler 1002
Web site 2018

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
24th May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs & Fish&Chip Supper
6.00pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Peter Webster
25th May 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Ken Walker
28th May 2018
Bank Holiday - No Monday Bridge
6.45pm
30th May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Allan Kelsall
31st May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Peter Webster
1st June 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Ken Walker
4th June 2018
Mon Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Peter Webster
Scorer: Peter Webster
Results
23rd May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Allan Kelsall
21st May 2018
Mon Evening Pairs
Director: Peter Webster
Scorer: Peter Webster
18th May 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Nigel Thomas
17th May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Peter Webster
16th May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Peter Webster
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
2018 Chicago Pairs Competition

Sophie Pearce Plate

2018 Chicago Pairs Competition

The list to join this year's Chicago Pairs is posted on the Club Notice Board

Please enter you Pair's Names by the

15th June 2018

Next 2018 SIMs

We shall be running the following SIMs competitions in 2018

ECats WWBC SIMs

Friday 1st June

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 table fee of £2.00 for each of these sessions. 

EBED Spring SIMs Leaders - 2nd May

Congratulations to

Dave Spink & Roddy Macaulay

 39th Nationally and earn 182 MPs in the EBED Spring SIMs, played on the 2nd May

Charity Fish & Chip Supper - 6pm Thursday 24th May

This year's Fish & Chip Supper is on

Thursday 24th May at 6pm,

with Bridge after, all for £10

To book, please add your name to the List on the Notice Board, or ring

Joyce 319908 or Janet 834227

As usual there will be a fund raising Raffle, so anybody wishing to donate Raffle Prizes, please get in contact

Charity Fish & Chip Supper - 6pm Thursday 24th May
EBU Master Point Promotions

The following Thanet Club Members received a Master Point Promotion in:

April 2018

1* Master

Peggy Malone

EBU Master Point Promotions
2017 Club Master Point Champions

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

See bottom of Centre Column for Club Top 20 & Kent Top 50 by Category

Player MPs
Jim Martin 1285
Peter Webster 1123
Lyn Bowler 1002
Web site 2018

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
24th May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs & Fish&Chip Supper
6.00pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Peter Webster
25th May 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Ken Walker
28th May 2018
Bank Holiday - No Monday Bridge
6.45pm
30th May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Allan Kelsall
31st May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Peter Webster
1st June 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
1.30pm
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Ken Walker
4th June 2018
Mon Evening Pairs
6.45pm
Director: Peter Webster
Scorer: Peter Webster
Results
23rd May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Allan Kelsall
21st May 2018
Mon Evening Pairs
Director: Peter Webster
Scorer: Peter Webster
18th May 2018
Fri Afternoon Pairs
Director: Joyce Saker
Scorer: Nigel Thomas
17th May 2018
Thu Evening Pairs
Director: Madeleine Cooke
Scorer: Peter Webster
16th May 2018
Wed Afternoon Pairs
Director: Maureen Tatham
Scorer: Peter Webster