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 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. 

Full details

on the right hand side of this web page.

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 24th September

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 David & 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 10th September Help Duplicate.

 1st. Monica & Mike. 

with a great score of 61.46%

2nd. Valerie & Jo. 

also with a great score of  59.38%

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

When is my next class?

 

The next Tuesday Evening Class will be held on

Tuesday 18th September 2018, 

from 7.00pm - 10.00pm

 

The next Wednesday Evening Class will be held

on Wednesday 19th September 2018. from 7.00pm - 10.00pm

 

The next Thursday Afternoon Class will be held on

Thursday 20th September 2018.

from 1.45pm - 4.45pm.

 

The topic for each class will be:

The Stayman Convention. Part 1

How do I find out if my partner has got a 4 card Major?

Why do I want to know?

How does he tell me?

What do I do when he answers my Stayman enquiry?

When can I use Stayman?

 

All of these questions, and many more, will be answered at your next class.

 

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 September.

Anyone can join any 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.

TUESDAY CLASSES HAVE NOW BEEN ADDED TO THE LIST OF CLASSES THAT YOU CAN JOIN, AS A NON COURSE MEMBER.

 

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 18th September             "The Stayman Convention" Part 1.

Wednesday 19th September        "The Stayman Convention" Part 1.

Thursday 20th September           "The Stayman Convention" Part 1.

Tuesday 25th September            "The Stayman Convention" Part 2.

Wednesday 26th September       "The Stayman Convention" Part 2.

Thursday 27th September           "The Stayman Convention" Part 2.

Workshops being held during September & October 2018.

 

The following Workshops are being held during September 2018.

 

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

 

Thursday 27th September 9.30am - 12.15pm

" Overcalls and Competitive Bidding, including the Unassuming Cue Bid"

Get involved in the Bidding with confidence!

Cost £15.00 Venue Lower Parkstone. Run by Chris. 

 

Wednesday 10th October 1.45pm - 4.45pm.

"Making a Plan."

How do I make those all important extra tricks?

You will never win at Duplicate if you don't Make a Plan at trick 1!

Cost £15.00 Venue West Hants Tennis Club. Run by David.

 

Wednesday 17th October 9.30am - 12.15pm 

"Playing the Cards"

 Focus on Defender skills."

Lots of card playing practice and discussion.

Cost £15.00 Venue Lower Parkstone. Run by Chris.

 

Wednesday 24th October 1.45pm - 4.45pm 

"Roman Keycard Blackwood"

With out doubt the best Blackwood System.

Learn to use the system, the Experts use, to bid a Slam.

Cost £15.00 Venue West Hants Tennis Club. Run by David.

 

Monday 29th October 9.30am - 12.15pm 

"Playing the Cards"

Focus on Declarer Skills

Lots of card playing practice and discussion. 

Cost £15.00 Venue Lower Parkstone. Run by Chris. 

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 24th Sept 2018 at 1.00pm.

 

Please remember........ DO NOT park in St Luke's carpark before 12.40pm.

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 16 tables. We are regulary achieving close to this attendance.

If there are more than 64 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRY A TOURNAMENT

A TOURNAMENT FOR ANYONE WHO HAS JUST LEARNT HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE.

If you would like to try the experience of playing in an E.B.U. (English Bridge Union) tournament,

then why not click the link below and enter.

This tournament is designed for bridge players that have just completed the West Hants Bridge School Beginner's Bridge Course.

It is not open to experianced bridge players.  It is open to new bridge players who want to dip their toes into the competitive waters.

You do not need a partner to enter this competition. 

You are Not Eligable to enter this competition if you are higher than a "9" on the National Grading Scheme (N.G.S.)

I would highly reccomend that you consider playing in this FUN competition 

Full details of date, venue and cost can be found by clicking the link below.

 

Try A Tournament.pdf

Duplicate with Help at The Knole Bridge Club

Every Monday, at 12.30pm, the Knole Bridge Club, run a Duplicate Play Session offering Expert Help,

 This duplicate is known as,

 

"THE HELP DUPLICATE"

 

The next "Help Duplicate" will be held on

Monday 24th September 2018

You can come on your own. You do not need to come with a partner.

We will pair you up with a player of similar standard, or if you are lucky one of our experts.

For 45 minutes before the duplicate starts, we will discuss the most interesting hands from the previous week.

Each week, Frank will put a personal commentary on each hand, on the Knole Website.

This should prove invaluable when trying to work out with partner what you should have done, in the bidding, play, or the defence.

Everybody will benefit hugely from studying the hands and reading the commentary. 

We will then play the "Help Duplicate" from 1.00pm till 4.15pm

You will be playing in a proper Duplicate Bridge Competition, with absolutley NO PRESSURE.

The only people who will be playing in the Duplicate will be new to Duplicate bridge players, like you. 

Or people who have only been playing for a year or two.

If you get stuck with the Bidding, Play or Defence you can call for help. An Expert will come and guide you.

The boards will be randomly predealt by computer, so any type of hand could and will come up!!!!

At the end of the Duplicate the score will be calculated and the results will be posted immediately on the Knole Bridge Club Website.

I really hope you will take advantage of this "Help Duplicate." 

You do not need to have attended the West Hants Beginner's Bridge Course to attend this "Help Duplicate."

Anybody who would like to compete in a Duplicate, but was too nervous up to now, is more than welcome.

So is anyone who feels a back to basics session would do them no harm.

The "HELP DUPLICATE" will be run every Monday afternoon from 1.00pm until 4.15pm.

WHEN 12.30pm - 4.15pm 

WHERE  The Knole. Freemasons Hall. Knole Rd. Bournemouth. BH1 4DH.

COST. Duplicate Session £5.50 including EXPERT HELP, and Tea & Biscuits.

Thank You and see you there.

 

 

 

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