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Welcome to Annandale Bridge Club
Tournament Thursday 18th

Unfortunately Thursday evening's tournament on BBO had to be scrapped. Our TD Chris is extremely sorry and disappointed that this happened. Basically, the "show tables" screen was frozen, and was therefore unusable. Chris needs to see this screen when he wants to join a table, to request subs, to answer queries and to check if players are likely to overrun the time. He has no idea why the system wouldn't work and has now contacted a more experienced TD to find out if it has happened to him. Hopefully all problems will be ironed out by next week.

Welcome to Annandale Bridge Club

In more normal times, Annandale Bridge Club meets every Thursday evening in the small Blyth Hall in Newport-on-Tay. Access to the small upper hall is by the door up the path to the side of the building. The disabled entrance to the hall is to the rear in Scott Street.The club meets from the beginning of September until the end of May. Play starts at 7 pm and members should register by 6.50 pm.

The Annandale has a reputation for its friendly atmosphere, and visitors are welcome on any night. However, for individual and team competitions names require to be registered beforehand. Details of these competitions can be found on the Competitions page. Partners are required, but if looking for a partner check the Find a Partner page, or contact the Secretary, Mairi Shiels, on 07879 677120.

Coronavirus Update - September 2021

Like most other bridge clubs, Annandale Bridge Club has been closed for face-to-face bridge since March 2020. In the summer of 2021 we were optimistic that for the new season in September we would once again be able to play face-to-face. However the committee has decided that the Covid situation has not yet improved sufficiently for that to happen.

Our new season will start as planned on Thursday 2nd September, but with online tournaments on the BBO platform, as we did last season. We are very grateful to Chris Goode who hosted all our online tournaments last season, and who has indicated that he is willing to continue doing so for the time being. Our online tournaments start at 6.45 pm and cost 2 BBO dollars. Chris asks that we please register before 6.30 as it makes life much easier for him. Registration is therefore from 4.45 until 6.30 pm. Any new players wishing to play will have to contact Chris beforehand with log-in details.  chrisgoode51@gmail.com

Pairs competitions coming up:

Laura Cunningham (1988) Pairs competition held over seven nights September-January. Best four scores count.

Tanner Trophy (1951)   Pairs competition held over three nights in January-February. All three scores count.

Easter Pairs Trophy (1982) Annandale Easter Pairs held on one night in March.

Ina Morton Trophy (2002) Pairs competition held over three nights in April-May. Butler scoring. Best two scores count.

BBO

Just a reminder for BBO games. The route to find the game is 

Log in, Virtual clubs, SBU, Annandale

This is a pay-to-play site so make sure that you have loaded your account with BBO Dollars. On the top RH  of the screen look for symbol "BB$" Click on this and they will take your sterling cash in a flash!

Amendment to Constitution agreed at AGM

The amendment to the Constitution agreed at the AGM added the following words to Section 10:

"The Treasurer may use digital banking procedures with permission of the Management Committee."

2020-21 Prize Winners

 

For this year's winners click on the Competitions box on left

Education on line

Beginners course online

How many of us have friends who have said "one day I'll learn how to play bridge”? There are many opportunities for you to learn bridge online; some teachers are offering the SBU branded course materials, others are using different resources - but all  are being taught online  in Scotland . Please go to SBU/Education for more information. We are encouraging all our members to pass on the message. 

What better time than 2021 to learn new skills?

Results
Pairs Night
Director: Chris
Scorer: Chris Goode
Laura Cunningham (5)
Director: Chris
Scorer: Chris Goode
Laura Cunningham (4)
Director: Chris
Scorer: Joe McLuckie
Calendar
9th Dec 2021
Laura Cunningham (6)
18:45
Director: Chris
16th Dec 2021
Pairs Night
18:45
Director: Chris