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* We are sorry to announce that our long standing bridge player Russell Mason passed away on 21st Jan . Our heartfelt condolences to all the friends. Funeral arrangements: On Wed 28th Feb 3pm at Swanwick Crematorium.

AWAY DAY

 Away day on Monday 4th March 10 -10.30am start, at The Sitwell Arms. Horsley Woodhouse. DE7 6BN. Meal price £18 / person meal choices and to add your name please contact Sheila Gwinnett or Elaine Coldicott.

ALLESTREE BRIDGE CLUB DETAILS
ALLESTREE BRIDGE CLUB DETAILS

Allestree Bridge club established by Derek Povah in 1990.

Home of Allestree Bridge Club. The Memorial Hall. 1 Cornhill. Allestree, Derby. DE22 2GG

We welcome all visitors and prospective new members. For further information contact club Secretary Simon Jackson 01332-841182 or Jo Bakshi  Web master 07711522706

 Click :Allestree Club Bank Details .

All Bridge sessions are Face to Face. Please be seated 10 min before the bridge starts.

*WEDNESDAY 10am Supervised play. No partner needed, just come along & play bridge. For further information contact Susan Illsley : 01332-989184

*THURSDAY 10am  Beginners & Improvers Lessons. £60 for 12 lessons. :Please contact Elaine on 01332-832654

*THURSDAY 1.15pm: Social Duplicate Bridge

 *FRIDAY 1pm:  Duplicate Bridge

* TUESDAY ONLINE Teaching 10.30am -12.30pm. Cost £4. Lesson on Zoom than play on BBO. for further details please contact Elaine; 01332-832654

IMPORTANT

Please think of others and do not attend any session if you are unwell even just a cold. If you have or may have Covid  or have been in close contact with someone who has.    Thank you.

CHILDREN in NEED SIM PAIRS 2022

♠ ♥ ​​​​​​Children in Need :We have raised £270 on Thursday and £180 on Friday. We are sending £450 to Children in Need. Thank you everyone who took part to raise this money. Our congratulations to Anne Cullen and Keith Robertson coming nationally at 2nd position

This year Children in Need on 10th Nov .Raised £132 , sent to charity £200

Well done Alan Walters and Jogindra Bakshi coming first  with 73.79%  Nationaly & overall out of 1332 pairs.

Blue Book & White Book 2022 Changes

Click Links: New Blue Book, effective from1st  September 2022

1) Updates to Blue and White Books 2022  (2)  New Alerting and Announcing Bidding Rules and an article by Stephen Green (vice-chair of the Laws and Ethics committee) More detail of the new announcements is in the Announcement Summary

A TD who needs to explain and apply these new rules needs to read (or be able to find) the text in the Blue Book itself. It may be helpful to look at the final draft of the new Blue Book – which has changes marked in the margin.

CAR PARKING

Please do not park in the RED COW car park. The landlord is threatening to clamp your car.

OPEN DAY

 Very successful open day on 4th April .Eight young children and three adult attended and shown great interest to come again to learn bridge.  Also attended by 12 Allestree bridge club members total 23. Thank you to Club members for their support by bringing children, grandchildren and making this event successful.

DEREK POVAH
DEREK POVAH

 DEREK POVAH

Sadly Derek passed away on 26th July 2021. Click- A review of Derek Povah's life by his brother Gordon Povah

He was awarded the Dimmie Fleming Award for 2011 and was presented with his certificate on 6th September 2011 at Spondon.These awards are made annually by the EBU for services to Bridge, and this award to Derek was as a result of Derek's activity in the field of Bridge over many years without thought of personal reward and in particular establishing our Allestree Bridge Club in 1990.

BRIDGE TEACHING
BRIDGE TEACHING

 New Beginners course  has started. For further information contact Elaine Coldicott : 01332-832654

On 22nd Feb; Beginners on ''Mixed  hand 1NT  Balanced & Transfer responses  '' & Improver's on ''Defence to Week Two's'' two lessons side by side. All welcome.

 ONLINE IMPROVERS Lessons; Tuesday 27th Feb 10.30am ''Higher Pre-empts' To join us on Zoom you need link. For further information contact Elaine Coldicott. 01332- 832654

 

Team of 8 Results

Allestree Red 14 - 6 Bakewell A

T of 8 Fixture 2023-24

AWAY HOLIDAYS 2024

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BEST BEHAVIOUR at BRIDGE

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Allestree BC Supports Best Behaviour

Results
Duplicate Bridge
Director: Elaine Coldicott
Scorer: Elaine Coldicott
Social Duplicate Bridge
Director: Ian Blake
Scorer: Ian Blake
Supervised Play
Director: Ian Blake
Calendar
27th Feb 2024
Improver's Bridge Online
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28th Feb 2024
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28th Feb 2024
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