Trafford & Sale Bridge Clubs
 
Manchester County Bridge Association
Manchester County Bridge Association

Trafford Bridge Club is a member of the MCBA

please click here for a link to their website

EBU membership records

Please log on to your EBU account and update your email address details if you would like to receive email communiocations from the EBU

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EBU membership records
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 to approximately 3.45pm
 £2.50 for members and £4 visitors
 
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings
10am to approximately 12pm
£2 members and £3 visitors
You do not need to bring a partner to the daytime sessions
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

Telephone number
The Director can be contacted in the half hour before the session is due to start on
07580 543934
Click here for EBU member log in

                                                                    

Trafford BridgeClub  is affiliated to the EBU & Master Points are awarded for evening duplicate sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The supervised Wednesday evening duplicate session for improvers attract EBU magazine points (but not master points) and do not count for the National Grading Scheme.

Daytime, Friday evening and weekend sessions are run by Sale Bridge Club, which is not affiliated to the EBU. 

Vu-Bridge Beginner's Corner

Vu-Bridge (ACOL version)
choosen by the EBU!

Read more about the English Bridge Education Department and FREE V-Blue for all EBUTA Teachers: Click here

Saturday January 30th, 2016:
Careful Play by Paul Bowyer

Click here to play

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: Vu-Bridge Defender
Try sample hands: Click here

Saturday, January 30th, 2016:
Diamonds, again! By David Bird


Click here to play this hand

V-Green e-Newsletter: improve your Bridge skills - all levels

 
Charity Challenge Pairs
Charity Challenge Pairs

Trafford Bridge Club will be taking part in the 2017 Charity Challenge Pairs on Thursday 9th March. This will be run as a normal duplicate session but the results will be combined with those of the hundreds of other clubs taking part to produce an overall winner

The designated charity is Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research and details of the valuable work they do can be found by clicking here

Table fees are £4.00 for members and £6.00 for visitors with the proceeds being donated to the charity.

Wine & Cheese Evening
Wine & Cheese Evening
Wine & Cheese 
 Saturday
11th March at 7.00pm
 
Club Members £6 Visitors £8
Holidays 2017
Holidays 2017

13th - 16th October

St Kilda Hotel Llandudno

3 nights dinner bed & breakfast - Double £165 pp Single £175pp

Deposit of £20 by 31st August to reserve a place

Please make cheques payable to Trafford Bridge Club

For more details, please contact Judith Gilder on 0161 282 6475 or gilderjudith@gmail.com

Bridge lessons - click here for timetable

The second set of lessons for the Beginner's Course started on 17th January

Tuesday mornings 10am-12pm in the club room.

please contact either Edwina (0161 905 2059) or Clive (cliveworthington@hotmail.com / telephone 07771 753515) for more details

Bridge lessons - click here for timetable
Club charity bridge event for Childrens Adventure Farm Trust

The special event on Saturday in aid of Childrens Adventure Farm Trust

raised over £570 and the total raised this year for the charity now stands at over £1,200

Many thanks to Sue and Sue ably assisted by Beryl, Diana, Edwina, Hazel & Jean for all their hard work in making the event such a success 

Click here to link to the Childrens Adventure Farm Trust website

Club charity bridge event for Childrens Adventure Farm Trust
Sunday afternoon bridge at Stretford Bridge Club

Stretford Bridge Club are running Sunday afternoon duplicate bridge sessions starting at 1.00 pm

please click here to look at their website

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 

Wednesday Improvers duplicate

Wednesday evenings are now supervised Improvers Duplicate sessions with a 7.30pm start and finishing about 10.15pm.

These sessions will qualify for EBU magazine points (but not for either master points or the National Grading Scheme) All members are welcome to join the sessions to play and encourage the students in the development of their bridge.

 

Partner required ?

If you are looking for a partner, please contact Brenda Egerton or Sue Bloor 

Brenda telephone 0161 904 9945

Sue email suebloor42@hotmail.com telephone 07738 543409

Partner required ?
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

Mr Bridge Magazine
Mr Bridge Magazine

 

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

 

Bridge Apps for your iPhone / iPad - click here to read Sunday Times article
Results
24th Feb 2017
Supervised bridge
Director: Beryl
24th Feb 2017
Friday
Director: C Skelton
23rd Feb 2017
Supervised bridge
Director: sue
Calendar
9th Mar 2017
Charity Challenge Pairs
11th Mar 2017
Cheese & Wine Evening

PLEASE COLLECT ANY UNCLAIMED RAFFLE PRIZES BEFORE 31ST JANUARY - unclaimed prizes will then be re-raffled & the proceeds donated to the Club Charity

TRAFFORD AND SALE BRIDGE CLUBS

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS 2017

 

PRELIMINARY NOTICE

 

The 2017 AGMs will take place in the club room at 6.30 pm on Thursday 30th March 2017

 

 

1. Resolutions by members should be submitted to the Committee in writing no later than Friday 17th February 2017

 

 

2. Nominations for the Committee are invited from members no later than Friday 17th March 2017

 

3. The Final Notice for the AGMs together with agendas will be displayed in March 2017

 

4. The AGMs will be followed by the usual duplicate bridge session

 

 

 

18th January 2017

"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

Results
24th Feb 2017
Supervised bridge
Director: Beryl
24th Feb 2017
Friday
Director: C Skelton
23rd Feb 2017
Supervised bridge
Director: sue
Calendar
9th Mar 2017
Charity Challenge Pairs
11th Mar 2017
Cheese & Wine Evening

PLEASE COLLECT ANY UNCLAIMED RAFFLE PRIZES BEFORE 31ST JANUARY - unclaimed prizes will then be re-raffled & the proceeds donated to the Club Charity

TRAFFORD AND SALE BRIDGE CLUBS

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS 2017

 

PRELIMINARY NOTICE

 

The 2017 AGMs will take place in the club room at 6.30 pm on Thursday 30th March 2017

 

 

1. Resolutions by members should be submitted to the Committee in writing no later than Friday 17th February 2017

 

 

2. Nominations for the Committee are invited from members no later than Friday 17th March 2017

 

3. The Final Notice for the AGMs together with agendas will be displayed in March 2017

 

4. The AGMs will be followed by the usual duplicate bridge session

 

 

 

18th January 2017

"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