Trafford & Sale Bridge Clubs
 
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Host System

The club operates a "host" system on Thursday evenings so that members or visitors may come along and a partner will be available.

We are always in need of volunteers to act as 'host' on Thursday evenings and we would be grateful if club members willing to be a host would contact Sue Temperley

on 0161 972 0004.

Morning and Afternoon supervised bridge
Monday afternoons 
1pm - 3.45pm
 £2.50 for members and £4 visitors
 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings
10am-12pm
£2 members and £3 visitors
You do not need to bring a partner to the daytime sessions
MCBA
MCBA

Click here to link to the County website

Telephone number
The Director can be contacted in the half hour before the session is due to start on
07580 543934
MSB
MSB

Michael Byrne teaches improvers groups for the MSB to help more experienced players brush up their technique. Please click here to go to the MSB website or contact Michael on either 07821272568 or abbot_hugo@hotmail.com

Click here for EBU member log in

                                                                    

Trafford BridgeClub (TBC)  is affiliated to the EBU & Master Points are awarded for regular duplicate sessions run by TBC on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Friday sessions are run by Sale Bridge Club (SBC), which is not affiliated to the EBU. Weekend and social events are also run by SBC, except for special EBU events

Mr Bridge Magazine
Mr Bridge Magazine

 

click on this link to view current and past copies of the magazine

 

 
Macmillan Coffee Morning
Macmillan Coffee Morning

 

Our coffee morning raised a grand total

of £905

for Macmillan Cancer Support

Thank you to everyone who came along on Saturday to enjoy tea and cake and a special thank you to all those bakers who donated an amazing selection of wonderful cakes. Not forgetting everyone who helped on the day to make it such a great success.

 

Wine & Cheese Evening
Wine & Cheese Evening
Wine & Cheese 
 Saturday
13th February at 7.00pm
 
Visitors welcome
 
Club Members £6
Visitors £8
Club charity 2015/16
Club charity 2015/16

The clubs will be donating the money raised from the tombola, book sales and other charitable events this year to St.Ann's Hospice. The money raised now stands at over £800 

Click here to link to the St Ann's Hospice website

Charity Challenge simultaneous pairs

The annual Charity Challenge Cup is being held on Thursday 10th March and the money raised is being donated to Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research, a charity which undertakes research into improving quality of life after spinal cord injury.

Clcik here for more inforamtion about the charity's work

Partner required ?

If you are looking for a partner, please contact Brenda Egerton or Sue Bloor and they will do their best to arrange one for you 

Brenda telephone 0161 904 9945

Sue email suebloor42@hotmail.com telephone 07738 543409

Partner required ?
website "find a partner"

The website now has a "find a partner" facility using the tab on the left of the page. This covers all daytime & evening sessions and you can choose to show either your email address, telephone number or both. Please give this a try.

You will need to use your email address and website password to enter dates when you need a partner. Please contact Clive Worthington (cliveworthington@hotmail.com) if you need any help in setting up these details

Bridge Apps for your iPhone / iPad - click here to read Sunday Times article
Results
10th Feb 2016
Supervised bridge
Director: Hazel/Diana
9th Feb 2016
Supervised bridge
Director: sue
9th Feb 2016
Tuesday
Director: Edwina Abbott
Calendar
13th Feb 2016
Wine & cheese
10th Mar 2016
Charity Challenge Simultaneous pairs
12th Mar 2016
Wine & cheese
Cantor Cup Sunday 28th February at Manchester Bridge Club

The Cantor Cup has been running since 1999, with some sponsorship from the Cantor family in memory of their late parents Trudy and Oliver Cantor.
It is intended for those players who may be classed as Novices or Inexperienced Duplicate Players.

The event provides an introduction to a bridge competition, and is one session - played in a very friendly atmosphere 

please click here for more details and an application form

PRELIMINARY NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
PRELIMINARY NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS

The 2016 AGMs will take place in the club room at 6.30 pm on Thursday 17th March 2016.

  1. Resolutions by members should be submitted to the Committee in writing no later than 5th February 2016, otherwise they cannot be included in the Agendas for the AGMs.
  2. Nominations for Committee are invited from members no later than 3rd March 2016.
  3. The Agendas for the AGMs will be distributed next month.
  4. The AGMs will be followed by the usual duplicate bridge session.

 

Bridge lessons
Bridge lessons

The provisional timetable for December and the 2016 Intermediate Course can be viewed by clicking here. The course fee is £60 plus £10 for the text book 

Please note that the Intermediate Course is now fully booked

Please contact Clive Worthington for further details at cliveworthington@hotmail.com or telephone 07771 753515

 

Spring Break in Llandudno
Spring Break in Llandudno

The club is organising a Spring Bridge Holiday at St. Kilda Hotel in Llandudno for 3 nights 18th-21st March 2016.

Prices are £140 per person sharing a double room or £150 per person for a single room inclusive of dinner and breakfast for the 3 nights.

In addition, the price includes the organised bridge sessions, prizes, welcome drinks on the first night plus tea/coffee & scones on arrival

The hotel is situated in the middle of the promenade. There are a few steps up to the front door & lift access to all the bedrooms.

Please note that the bridge room is located on a lower floor with access by stairs or from a rear courtyard.

More details from Judith Gilder

0161 282 6475

gilderjudith@gmail.com

£20 deposit per person on booking by cheque payable to Trafford Bridge Club

click here to view the hotel's website

"Play it again"

There is a new feature on the website for reviewing the boards played to see how it might have been possible for either Declarer or the Defenders to have done better, in those rare case where perfection was not achieved at the time.

To access this feature:

  1. click on the event you want to look at
  2. click on your partnership in the ranking table
  3. click on the board you want to look at
  4. you will then see a "Play it again" box below the hand layout, click on this and explore the various options - the "BS Online" option is a good starting point and it is free of charge - click here for more details
Check out the percentages
Check out the percentages

Surprised when the opponents cards split 4 -1 ?  click here to read an article about the chances of that happening and other suit splits

Visitors welome (click here for address)

We play on all weekday nights at 7.25pm except for Wednesday and on the second Saturday of every month at 7.00pm

We are located in Sale, Cheshire, close to the M60 Junction 6 and also within 200 metres of the Sale Metro

car parking at the club

Larkhill Bridge Club

Larkhill Bridge Club offer duplicate bridge sessions on Thursday and  Friday afternoons  at 12.45pm. 

Click here to link to their website 

Results
10th Feb 2016
Supervised bridge
Director: Hazel/Diana
9th Feb 2016
Supervised bridge
Director: sue
9th Feb 2016
Tuesday
Director: Edwina Abbott
Calendar
13th Feb 2016
Wine & cheese
10th Mar 2016
Charity Challenge Simultaneous pairs
12th Mar 2016
Wine & cheese
Cantor Cup Sunday 28th February at Manchester Bridge Club

The Cantor Cup has been running since 1999, with some sponsorship from the Cantor family in memory of their late parents Trudy and Oliver Cantor.
It is intended for those players who may be classed as Novices or Inexperienced Duplicate Players.

The event provides an introduction to a bridge competition, and is one session - played in a very friendly atmosphere 

please click here for more details and an application form

PRELIMINARY NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
PRELIMINARY NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS

The 2016 AGMs will take place in the club room at 6.30 pm on Thursday 17th March 2016.

  1. Resolutions by members should be submitted to the Committee in writing no later than 5th February 2016, otherwise they cannot be included in the Agendas for the AGMs.
  2. Nominations for Committee are invited from members no later than 3rd March 2016.
  3. The Agendas for the AGMs will be distributed next month.
  4. The AGMs will be followed by the usual duplicate bridge session.

 

Bridge lessons
Bridge lessons

The provisional timetable for December and the 2016 Intermediate Course can be viewed by clicking here. The course fee is £60 plus £10 for the text book 

Please note that the Intermediate Course is now fully booked

Please contact Clive Worthington for further details at cliveworthington@hotmail.com or telephone 07771 753515

 

Spring Break in Llandudno
Spring Break in Llandudno

The club is organising a Spring Bridge Holiday at St. Kilda Hotel in Llandudno for 3 nights 18th-21st March 2016.

Prices are £140 per person sharing a double room or £150 per person for a single room inclusive of dinner and breakfast for the 3 nights.

In addition, the price includes the organised bridge sessions, prizes, welcome drinks on the first night plus tea/coffee & scones on arrival

The hotel is situated in the middle of the promenade. There are a few steps up to the front door & lift access to all the bedrooms.

Please note that the bridge room is located on a lower floor with access by stairs or from a rear courtyard.

More details from Judith Gilder

0161 282 6475

gilderjudith@gmail.com

£20 deposit per person on booking by cheque payable to Trafford Bridge Club

click here to view the hotel's website

"Play it again"

There is a new feature on the website for reviewing the boards played to see how it might have been possible for either Declarer or the Defenders to have done better, in those rare case where perfection was not achieved at the time.

To access this feature:

  1. click on the event you want to look at
  2. click on your partnership in the ranking table
  3. click on the board you want to look at
  4. you will then see a "Play it again" box below the hand layout, click on this and explore the various options - the "BS Online" option is a good starting point and it is free of charge - click here for more details
Check out the percentages
Check out the percentages

Surprised when the opponents cards split 4 -1 ?  click here to read an article about the chances of that happening and other suit splits

Visitors welome (click here for address)

We play on all weekday nights at 7.25pm except for Wednesday and on the second Saturday of every month at 7.00pm

We are located in Sale, Cheshire, close to the M60 Junction 6 and also within 200 metres of the Sale Metro

car parking at the club

Larkhill Bridge Club

Larkhill Bridge Club offer duplicate bridge sessions on Thursday and  Friday afternoons  at 12.45pm. 

Click here to link to their website