Adelaide Bridge Centre
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Expires 31st October 2019
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Welcome to Adelaide Bridge Centre
Toilet redevelopment

PLEASE NOTE From Monday October 14th, work will begin on extending the toilet facilities on our level and will take one week to complete. Becuase of the noise, etc, associated with the building work, the BRIDGE CLUB WILL MOVE TO THE FUNCTION CENTRE FOR THAT WEEK. So, from Monday 14th October to Satuday 19th October, all bridge sessions will be in the function centre accessed through the MAIN ENTRANCE just before the undercover carpark, and by the lift TO LEVEL 1.

Melbourne Cup, Tuesday November 5th

The club is celebrating Melbourne Cup this year with a duplicate game from 9.30am to 12.40pm followed by a "grazing lunch" and complimentary drink from the end of bridge to about 3.30pm IN THE FUNCTION ROOM. The cost of the lunch is $40 per person but the club is offering a bridge and lunch package for $45. Tickets for this package must be purchased and paid for prior to the Cup day and are selling fast. You can, of course, simply play bridge on that morning for normal table fees ($11 members, $13 non-members) - no need to book for just the bridge. There will be Cup Sweeps ($1and $2) available. See any director to purchase the "bridge and lunch" tickets, and the lunch menu is on display in the club (dietary requirements will be catered for).

Three New Sessions - Friday morning Intermediate+ supervised, Saturday afternoon duplicate, and the Nation-wide Pairs on a Sunday afternoon once a month

Friday morning  Intermediate+ Supervised

The extremely popular session returns tothe Adelaide Bridge Centre. Designed for the player keen to develop their playing skills but still get some help in the bidding, all hosted by Phil Gue. A 15 minute Q&A session at 9.15am, followed by a 24 board duplicate at 9.30am, finishing about 12.45am. No need to book, no need for a partner, just turn up at 9am if you need a partner. Normal table fees.

Saturday afternoon duplicate

With the new premises offering 7 days of bridge a week, the popular Saturday afternoon duplicate returns. Starting time is 1pm, finishing about 4.15pm. You can come on your own, BUT IF YOU NEED A PARTNER YOU MUST TURN UP BY 12.45am, or telephine/e-mail the club prior to that time.

Nation-wide Pairs Sunday afternoons, once a month.

The popular ABF's nation-wide pairs returns to the Adelaide Bridge Centre once a month, on Sunday afternoons at 1pm. Red masterpoints on a National basis, as well as red-maserpoints for the remaing three sessions of 2019, September 22nd, October 20th, and November 17th. There is a $1 entry fee charged by the ABF, so table fees are $12 members, $14 non members.You do need to bring a partner as the hands have been pre-dealt, often by the director. However, if you need a partner, contact the club at least 24 hours in advance and we will endevour to find you a partner.

 

Friday morning Q & A October 18th "The second round of bidding - Opener's rebid and then Responder's next bid"

This Friday's topic (18th October) is "The second round of bidding". We will first look at Opener's rebid with strong hands (reverses, jump re-bids, jump to 2NT, etc and then the next week Responder's 2nd bid - choosing the contract.

Results
Wednesday Afternoon
Scorer: Peter Busch
Wednesday Night
Scorer: Peter Busch
Tuesday morning
Scorer: Peter Busch