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Wessex Junior Weekend

Cheltenham Ladies College and BC- £50- bring or send your children or grandchildren. 3rd & 4th September. For further details contact Joan Bennett

 

 

 

 
WELCOME
WELCOME

The Wallingford Duplicate Bridge Club is a thriving and very active club with over 300 members, based at Berrick and Roke Village Hall, OX10 6JJ.

We are delighted to welcome new members – please click here for more information. 

Players come from all over Oxfordshire including Wallingford, Oxford, Thame, Henley, Abingdon, Benson and surrounding villages. We have playing sessions to suit players of all abilities.  Our Bridge Programme can be found in the left hand menu.  Visitors are very welcome at all sessions. 

If you are interested in learning how to play bridge, details of bridge classes can be found in the menu. We look forward to welcoming you at the Club.
 

Please be seated 10 minutes before the session starts.

Inga McKenzie

We are saddened to announce that Inga McKenzie, died on Sunday 30th July at the JR Hospital  following a fall. Her son Colin, has informed us that her funeral will be at West Berkshire Crematorium, Thatcham, RG19 4LD (on the A4 Bath Road between Thatcham and Woolhampton) at 13:30 on Thursday 25th August. This will be followed by a wake at Archway House, Fairfield Road, Goring on Thames, RG8 0EX. Please let Colin McKenzie know if you will be attending the wake (colin@amcl.eu or phone 01628 776681)

 

NO MORNING BRIDGE ON SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY 29th AUG

Please note that there will be no Duplicate Pairs session and no Supervised Play session on the morning of Monday 29th August.  Both sessions will resume on Monday 5th September.

Committee Meetings and Minutes - Next Meeting 2nd Sept 2016

The latest minutes (April 2016) are posted in the members' area of the web. Select and click Members Only Area from the left hand column menu, log in then select Members Only Notices again from the left hand column menu. The date of the next committee meeting is 2nd September 2016.

 

WBC Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs, Sunday 18th September
WBC Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs, Sunday 18th September

Wallingford Bridge Club's popular Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs Event, is being held this year on Sunday 18th September, 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. Swiss Pairs is a form of duplicate bridge that tends to match pairs of equal ability against each other, so it makes an enjoyable event for players at all levels.Playing 6 x 6 board matches. Entry fee of £12 includes tea and refreshments. Prizes: 1st £100, 2nd Prize £60, non Expert Prize (both players below 5000 master points) £40.

To see who has registered so far, click here.

Contact Barbara Antrobus on: 07798681731

OR Click here to book your place online.

TRUMPIT Newsletter Summer 2016 (revised)

Please click on the title to read the latest revised edition of our newsletter which has updated information about the Pead Plate in October 2016.

Abingdon Cafe Bridge 29th Sept 2016

Please click on the title for further information/flyers.

OBA Event at Roke, 30th September 2016

The new county night teams at Wallingford Bridge Club on 5th Fridays got off to a great start on 29th July when 7 teams competed and the worthy winners were Joan and Mike Bennett, Jennie Griffiths and John Clifford.

The next one will be on Sept 30th, again at Roke. Table money is £2.50 and county level master points are awarded. So come as a team or, if you want to be made up as a pair or as a 1 or 3 please contact John Slater ( slater54321@googlemail.com) giving as much notice as possible.

The time is 7:20 pm for a 7:30 start.

 

MONDAY PM SEMINARS 6.45 7.15pm starting 3rd Oct 2016

Starting 3rd October and on the 1st Mon each month thereafter, Gillian Weatherley will be running ½ hour seminars on topics which have been selected by Monday players.

3rd Oct. Signals and Discards

7th Nov. Roman Key Card Blackwood

5th Dec. Defending against Weak Two Opening Bids

Free entry, all welcome.

Pead Plate Friday 21st Oct 2016

The Pead Plate is an annual competition for members of Wallingford Bridge Club. It is for teams of four, handicapped to give all members a chance of winning, and this year will be run as a pro-am event.  Teams must consist of 2 pros (handicap>53) and 2 ams (handicap <53).  This can either be 2 pro-am pairs or one pro pair and one am pair. 
 
If you are interested in taking part, please would you email Margaret Sloper (rmsloper@gmail.com) to let her know.  She is taking entries from single players who wish to be paired up as a pro-am pair, from pairs of players who wish to be made into a team with another pair, and from complete teams (as long as they satisfy the 2pros-2ams rule).  Handicaps can be found on the club website under competitions or click here.  If you are not on the list,  please let Margaret  know, and tell her which session(s) you usually play. 
 
This is intended to be a fun event, and wine and nibbles will be available before the start.  Please come along and enjoy yourselves.

 

Children In Need - dates for your diary, 14th and 16th November

These events will be held Monday 14th and Wednesday 16th November 2016. This is a change from the dates previously published. Further details will be provided nearer the time.

Thank you to Richardsons Chartered Accountants

The Club would like to thank Simon Husband, Director of Richardsons Chartered Accountants, for the very generous donation of 400 packs of playing cards.

LOCAL PUBS

Below are links for the two pubs near the Bridge Club. 

Chequers - Food served all day from 12 to 9pm in the evening

Home Sweet Home  - Food served lunchtime and from 6.30 in the evening.

News Web Updates

Please email me (Gillian Leaver) to update this page replacing the [dot] with a full stop and [at] with @

Gillian[dot]Leaver[at]gmail[dot]com 

New Bridge Courses Starting Soon!

Judi Kemp will be running a new Beginners Bridge course starting on Tues 20th Sept, 10.30 am -12.30 . She already has a number of students, but would welcome anyone interested in learning Bridge to contact her.

The popular second year Improvers course will also be starting on Tues 4th Oct, 10.30 am - 12.30 and  7.30 -9.30pm.

Each course costs £90 for 10 weeks. Please call Judi on 01491 873871 for details. Or email her on Judi.kemp5@gmail.com

Club members please pass the message on to friends who might be interested.

New handicaps for 2016

All members in the club have now been allocated a handicap which you can view under Competitions

NEW Supervised Play Session

A  weekly Supervised Play session now takes place at the Club every Monday morning in the smaller teaching room from 10.00am to 12.15pm. The session is suitable for any player who would like to gain playing experience in a friendly environment.  Advice available with bidding, declarer play and defence. Each session will begin with 10 minutes revision on a useful bridge topic. The session is run by Gillian Weatherley. Partners not necessary. Table money is £2.50. Please be seated by 09.55am.

TD COURSES

Tuesdays 6th Sept(Judgement Day) and 4th Oct(Assessment Day) at WBC. 10.30-4.30p.m. June Booty again. These are full. Last weeks Book Rulings course was tremendous.

Broadband & Club Phone

The Club's telephone number is 01865 400924. 

Broadband  password for WiFi is 'wallingford'

Results
Wed 24th Aug 2016
No Fear
Wed 24th Aug 2016
Section B
Wed 24th Aug 2016
Mixed Pairs
Mon 22nd Aug 2016
Morning Bridge
Mon 22nd Aug 2016
Pairs
Fri 19th Aug 2016
Friday Afternoon
Fri 19th Aug 2016
Pairs
Thu 18th Aug 2016
Friendly Pairs
Calendar
Thu 25th Aug 2016
Friendly Pairs
Fri 26th Aug 2016
Friday Afternoon
Fri 26th Aug 2016
Handicap Pairs
  (Partner?)
Mon 29th Aug 2016
No Bridge
Mon 29th Aug 2016
Pairs
Tue 30th Aug 2016
Pre-scored Chicago
1.30-4.30 drop in session
Wed 31st Aug 2016
Pairs
Wed 31st Aug 2016
Section B
New Bridge Courses Starting Soon!

Judi Kemp will be running a new Beginners Bridge course starting on Tues 20th Sept, 10.30 am -12.30 . She already has a number of students, but would welcome anyone interested in learning Bridge to contact her.

The popular second year Improvers course will also be starting on Tues 4th Oct, 10.30 am - 12.30 and  7.30 -9.30pm.

Each course costs £90 for 10 weeks. Please call Judi on 01491 873871 for details. Or email her on Judi.kemp5@gmail.com

Club members please pass the message on to friends who might be interested.

New handicaps for 2016

All members in the club have now been allocated a handicap which you can view under Competitions

NEW Supervised Play Session

A  weekly Supervised Play session now takes place at the Club every Monday morning in the smaller teaching room from 10.00am to 12.15pm. The session is suitable for any player who would like to gain playing experience in a friendly environment.  Advice available with bidding, declarer play and defence. Each session will begin with 10 minutes revision on a useful bridge topic. The session is run by Gillian Weatherley. Partners not necessary. Table money is £2.50. Please be seated by 09.55am.

TD COURSES

Tuesdays 6th Sept(Judgement Day) and 4th Oct(Assessment Day) at WBC. 10.30-4.30p.m. June Booty again. These are full. Last weeks Book Rulings course was tremendous.

Broadband & Club Phone

The Club's telephone number is 01865 400924. 

Broadband  password for WiFi is 'wallingford'

Results
Wed 24th Aug 2016
No Fear
Wed 24th Aug 2016
Section B
Wed 24th Aug 2016
Mixed Pairs
Mon 22nd Aug 2016
Morning Bridge
Mon 22nd Aug 2016
Pairs
Fri 19th Aug 2016
Friday Afternoon
Fri 19th Aug 2016
Pairs
Thu 18th Aug 2016
Friendly Pairs
Calendar
Thu 25th Aug 2016
Friendly Pairs
Fri 26th Aug 2016
Friday Afternoon
Fri 26th Aug 2016
Handicap Pairs
  (Partner?)
Mon 29th Aug 2016
No Bridge
Mon 29th Aug 2016
Pairs
Tue 30th Aug 2016
Pre-scored Chicago
1.30-4.30 drop in session
Wed 31st Aug 2016
Pairs
Wed 31st Aug 2016
Section B