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Monday PM Duplicates 1.00pm till 4.00pm

 WE RUN 2 SEPARATE 

DUPLICATES

EVERY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

EACH DUPLICATE RUNS

FROM 1.00pm till 4.15pm. 

For anyone who is new to

Duplicate Bridge,

or feels too nervous to

attend a regular duplicate,

we at West Hants Bridge School

run our famous 

"HELP DUPLICATE"

at the KNOLE BRIDGE CLUB. 

For the more experienced

Duplicate Player,

we run St Luke's Monday Afternoon Duplicate.  

St Luke's Church,

St Luke's Road Winton Bournemouth

ALL STANDARDS WELCOME

AT ST. LUKES.

IF YOU HAVE PLAYED

SOME DUPLICATE BRIDGE,

OR YOU ARE AN  

EXPERIENCED  DUPLICATE PLAYER,

COME ALONG,

EITHER ON YOUR OWN,

OR WITH A PARTNER.

YOU ARE ALWAYS

GUARANTEED A GAME.

Looking forward to seeing you at either

"THE HELP DUPLICATE"

(see full details opposite)

or "THE MONDAY AFTERNOON DUPLICATE"  

at St Luke's Church St Luke's Road Bournemouth at 1.00 pm. 

 

 

This weeks results from the Help Duplicate at the Knole

The next

"HELP DUPLICATE."

will be held at 12.15pm on

Monday 3rd December.

If you come at 12.15 you can join the discussion

about the hands you played last week

Analysis of the bidding and play will

be given by Frank.

The Help Duplicate itself

will start at 1.00pm

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CONGRATULATIONS to the

following pairs for acheiving the winning scores

on the 12th November Help Duplicate.

 1st. Alan & John 

with a great score of 62.50%

2nd. Bob & Jennie

also with a good score of  54.25%

Full results and hand records,

together with the ability to replay the hands

are on the Knole Bridge website.

Don't forget to tell your friends

if you think someone could benefit from attending

the

"HELP DUPLICATE."

PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE HOME PAGE FOR FULL DETAILS OF CURRENT COURSES, IMPROVERS' WORKSHOPS, AND DUPLICATE SESSIONS ....................................................................................................................
Breakfast Bridge every Friday morning at 10.00am at The Knole Bridge Club.

BREAKFAST BRIDGE HAS CLOSED FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON.

The next session of

Breakfast Bridge is on

Friday 11th January 2019.

Karen & David thank everyone who has supported Breakfast Bridge and wish you all 

 "MERRY CHRISTMAS"

& "A HAPPY & HEALTHY NEW YEAR."

SEE YOU ALL IN 2019

 

 Breakfast Bridge

Every Friday morning at 10.00am at

The Knole Bridge Bridge Club 

Freemasons Hall, Knole Rd Boscombe Bournemouth.

10.00am - 10.30am Coffee and Croissants and a good old gossip. 

10.30am - 1.00pm Duplicate Bridge. 

£6.00 per person for The Duplicate and as much coffee as you want and as many croissants as you can eat. 

We look foward to welcoming you to our relaxed Duplicate.

Come with or with out a Partner. We run a Host System every Friday, so you are guaranteed to get a game. 

See you on Friday at 10.00am with or without a partner. 

Karen & David 

Tuesday & Wednesday Evening & Thursday Afternoon Beginner's Bridge Course 2018/19.

When is my next class

on the Beginner's Course?

The first classes of the 2nd term are as follows:

 

The next Tuesday Evening Class will be held on

Tuesday 8th January 2019, 

from 7.00pm - 10.00pm

 

The next Wednesday Evening Class will be held on

Wednesday 9th January 2019.

from 7.00pm - 10.00pm

 

The next Thursday Afternoon Class will be held on

Thursday  10th January 2019.

from 1.45pm - 4.45pm.

 

The Topic for each Class is: 

 

 Opening bid of 2 No Trump.

Are the rules for opening 2 No Trump the same as the rules for opening 1 No Trump?

How do you respond to an opening bid of 2 No Trump?

Can responder use Stayman & Transfers?


 

If you are not a member of this year's course, and you would like to join any of the classes to learn about the topic for that week,

please contact David or Chris.

 

 

The classes will be held at West Hants Tennis Club.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER OF WEST HANTS TO ATTEND ANY  CLASS OR WORKSHOP.

Whats Happening on the Beginners Course's for the next few weeks.

Look at the Interesting Topics we are covering on the Beginner's Course

during January 2019

Anyone can join any Beginner's Course class.

You do not need to be registered on the Beginner's Course to join a particular class.

If you feel like having a refresher on a particular subject, that is listed below, please contact Chris or David to find out the availability of each class.

All classes are held at West Hants Tennis Club.

 

All Tuesday Classes are:       7.00pm - 10.00pm.

All Wednesday Classes are:   7.00pm - 10.00pm.

All Thursday Classes are:      1.45pm - 4.45pm. 

 

 

Tuesday 8th January 2019      

 "2 No Trump opener and Responses."

 

Wednesday 9th January 2019 

"2 No Trump Opener and Responses."

 

Thursday  10th January 2019  

 "2 No Trump Opener and Responses." 

 

Tuesday 15th January 2019           

"Weak 2 Opener in Diamonds Hearts & Spades and Responses."

 

Wednesday 16th January 2019               

"Weak 2 Opener in Diamonds Hearts & Spades and Responses."

 

Thursday 17th January 2019                  

  "Weak 2 Opener in Diamonds Hearts & Spades and Responses."

 

 CATCH UP CLASSES

 

In addition to the Beginner's Course Classes, Chris and David are running a series of CATCH UP CLASSES every month. 

These classes are designed to help Course Members to CATCH UP, if they have missed a class or two. 

They are also very helpful for any Course Member who would like a 2nd chance to learn a particular topic.

The numbers attending Catch Up Classes, tend to be smaller than the numbers attending the regular classes.

The average catch up class is 8 - 10 students. 

The cost of Catch Up Classes will be £10.00 - £12.00 or  £15.00 per person per class, dependant on numbers attending.

Please contact Chris or David if you are interested in joining a 

CATCH UP CLASS. 

 

 

 

 

Workshops being held during December.

 

We are not holding any workshops during December. 

A full range of Workshops with very interesting topics, 

will be held during January 2019

Please watch this space for full details.

Details of Dates, Time, Content, Costs, Venue, and who is running the workshop, are below.

 

Spaces for the above workshop are strictly limited.

To avoid disapointment, please book early. 

Contact Chris ....chris52cards@gmail.com

Contact David.....davidberwitz@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

Duplicate Bridge at St. Luke's church Winton
Duplicate Bridge at St. Luke's church Winton

The next Duplicate at St. Luke's will be held on

Monday 3rd December 2018 at 1.00pm.

WHEN WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR ANNUAL 

CHRISTMAS PARTY 

The Christmas Party is open to members only. 

 

Please remember........ DO NOT park in St Luke's carpark before 12.30pm.

There WILL BE A HOST system in operation this week

You are welcome to come With or Without a partner, 

WE GUARANTEE

 that you will get a game.

Our capacity is 17 tables. We are regulary achieving close to this attendance.

If there are more than 68 people, we are obliged to offer our members the first opportunity to play in the Duplicate.

Visitors need to understand that they may be asked to vacate seats for members, if we are over our capacity.

Please be seated by 12.45pm so that we can make a prompt start.

 Please note that the start time at St Luke's is 1.00 p.m.

***Please remember that you are not allowed to park in the St. Luke's Church car park before 12.40 pm*** 

You are allowed to win 1 prize in any 3 month period.

If the winners of the Prize Duplicate have already won a prize during the previous 3 months, then the prize passes to the next pair that have not won.

If either member of the partnership have won a prize during the last 3 months, then that pair cannont win a prize.

ONLY MEMBERS OF St. LUKES BRIDGE CLUB CAN WIN A PRIZE.  

The results for the St Luke's duplicate are posted on this website. You will find the results on the results tab on the left hand side or under the date on the right hand side.

Both located at the top of this Home Page.

The Scorer for St Luke's Duplicate is Trevor Cherry. In the case of any scoring queries,

he can be contacted on 01425-673035 or tcafloat@gmail.com

 

HOW TO WIN AT DUPLICATE BRIDGE.
HOW TO WIN AT DUPLICATE BRIDGE.

 

"HOW TO WIN AT DUPLICATE BRIDGE"

(UPDATED MARCH 2018)

 IS NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE. 

This manual has been written by

David Berwitz and Paul Juniper. 

It is designed to accompany the West Hants Bridge School, Beginners' and Improvers' Courses

The cost of the manual for students attending either course is £25.00.

For bridge players who have not attended either course, the cost is £30.00.

 The manual is a fantastic reference book for both Beginners and Improvers.

An easy to use tool, that will leave you in no doubt as to what to do in many thousands of bidding sequences.

Written in very easy to understand language, with flow charts that show how a huge range of bidding sequences should develop.

I haven't got a clue, what I should bid next?

Should I alert, or announce my partners bid?

What is a reverse bid, and why should I care anyway?

What should I lead to this contract?

What's the score?

What are the 27 Golden Rules that will ensure your Duplicate success?

Plus thousands of other questions answered in this fantastic accompaniment to your bridge playing career.

To purchase the manual, please contact David, either at davidberwitz@hotmail.co.uk or on 07974-177636. 

 

PLEASE PICK THE CLASS THAT INTERESTS YOU

If you would like to join any of the classes or workshops listed above please ring

David on 07974-177636, or Chris on 07805-971829.

Or you can e-mail David on davidberwitz@hotmail.co.uk, or Chris on chris52cards@gmail.com

The cost of all courses is £12.00 per person per week, if you pay weekly, or £10.00 per person per week if you pre pay for each term, at the start of each term.

If you miss a class, and you are paying weekly, the cost is £6.00 per person per week for classes missed. This is to cover the cost of the class notes that you will receive, for the missed class. Students that pre pay will not be charged for the class notes for any missed classes.

If you have discussed a "Pick & Choose Option" with David or Chris, you can choose which classes you attend, the cost is £10.00 per person per class.

The "Pick & Choose Option" is only available to students who have fully completed either a Beginner's or Play & Defence course at West Hants Bridge School. 

This option is for existing students who would like to refresh certain topics on the course. 

The cost for all Workshops is £15.00 per person. 

Please keep an eye on this web-site, as it is updated regularly, to show what subjects are being covered in our very popular WORKSHOPS. 

During term time (Sept- Nov and Jan - March) the topic for each class in the Beginner's Course will be posted on the website. 

We hope to see you at some or all of our worshops that are running through the Autumn and Winter months.

 Or at our Beginner's Courses, which commence in September 2018

David & Chris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE NOVICE DUPLICATE EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 1.OOpm AT THE KNOLE BRIDGE CLUB.

 

THERE IS A NEW DUPLICATE IN TOWN.

Every Wednesday at 1.00pm till 4.00pm the Knole Bridge Club is running 

"THE NOVICE DUPLICATE."

This Duplicate is designed for the benefit of everybody who would like to play in a Stress Free Duplicate Enviroment.

It is aimed primarily at Bridge players who have learned to play bridge during the last 2 or 3 years, but anyone is welcome. 

There is no Help given during this Duplicate. The hands are pre dealt and are available to download from the Knole website at the conclusion of the competition.

THE NOVICE DUPLICATE is designed to appeal to anyone who would like the experience of playing Duplicate Bridge without the stress. 

You can come with or without a partner, as a host system is always in operation. So you are guaranteed to get a game. 

Please note this duplicate is held at the Knole Bridge Club. Freemasons Hall. Knole Rd, Boscombe. Bournemouth. 

Results
St. Lukes Monday afternoon duplicate
Director: Dave West
Scorer: Trevor Cherry
Director: David Berwitz
Scorer: Trevor Cherry
St. Lukes Monday afternoon duplicate
Director: David Berwitz
Scorer: Trevor Cherry
St. Lukes Monday afternoon duplicate
Director: David Berwitz
Scorer: Trevor Cherry