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COVID-19

Ballincollig Bridge Club is now closed until further notice in order to comply with Government guidelines on COVID-19. We are moving to online Bridge and you may register to play on BBO. Pease contact Club Secretary Betty Holland with your BBO user name. Stay safe and well everyone!

 

The CBAI has postponed all live competitions and many Congresses and events are now taking place online

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Ballincollig Bridge Club
Ballincollig Bridge Club
Ballincollig Bridge Club

Welcome to Ballincollig Bridge Club Website.

The Club was founded in 1977 and members meet every Wednesday between September and May at 7.15pm at Ballincollig Rugby Club, Tanner Park, Ballincollig Co.Cork.

Visitors and new members are welcome!

For further information, contact the Club Secretary, Betty Holland at 021 4870099 / 087 1266452

For Partners, contact Eileen T Murphy, 021 4871779 / 086 0563176

 

Online News

You may register to play from 5.30pm onwards - please enter early to prevent delays.

Please ensure that you are logged on and entered before 7.10pm and use the WhatsApp group / contact Eileen T Murphy to secure a partner if necessary.

Results will be uploaded to this page approx 45 mins to one hour after competition finishes 

 

                                         ♠   ♣ IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM CBAI ♠   ♣ 

CHEATING
Message to all those playing online on CBAI BBO platform to be communicated to all players and published on club websites


Because of the prevalence of unethical and dishonest behaviour by a small minority of online bridge players, the CBAI has asked
the club to remind you about requirements for ethical behaviour at all times. There are daily reports of people perceived to be
deliberately CHEATING when playing online. All members should be in no doubt that the CBAI is taking this issue extremely
seriously and there will be consequences for anyone found to be cheating.
Club TDs or Online Managers should endeavour to ensure that all players are aware of what actions as acceptable and which are
definitely not – e.g. providing explanations in the chat area for partner to see as well as opponents is NOT acceptable, the alert
area only should be used


Clubs playing on the CBAI platform are required to note the following:
1. All players must enter their real names in their user profile. Preferably enter both names but a Christian name
only is acceptable
2. If visitors are playing in a club the club must have the visitors’ CBAI affiliation number
3. No unaffiliated players may play on the CBAI BBO platform
4. Local Master Points will be awarded in accordance with the CBAI Master Point Scheme for all events.


The following instructions to be issued to all people playing on the BBO CBAI platform -
Whether you are playing in your local friendly club, or you are representing your country, you must adhere to the international rules of bridge.


CHEATING IS CHEATING WHETHER ONLINE OR IN A FACE-TO-FACE GAME, AND IT WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE SAME DISCIPLINARY PROCESSES, THE SAME SANCTIONS AND THE SAME POSSIBILITY OF BEING NAMED PUBLICLY IF CONVICTED.


All those wishing to play on the CBAI BBO platform must
a) Confirm to their club that they have read this document.
b) Ensure that the club has their CBAI NBID number
c) Enter their REAL NAME in their bridge profile on BBO – Christian name is acceptable if you don’t want to give your
full name.
d) Ensure that they always play according to the rules of our game


Those who have concerns about the actions of another CBAI member should raise them with your TD or Online Club Manager
and should not make public accusations or insinuations on social media.


A. Self-Kibitzing THIS IS CHEATING
B. Having another person kibitz and pass on information to you THIS IS CHEATING
C. Phoning/contacting partner during play THIS IS CHEATING
D. Communicating with partner when playing in the same house/room. Showing your hand, 
asking for a lead, suggesting bids THIS IS CHEATING


Consequences
The Tournament Director or BBO Online Club Manager is required to forward details of any unethical behaviour to CBAI Head Office, who will undertake a full investigation of any alleged wrongdoing. 
If Unethical behaviour is proven, the players will face suspension or expulsion from CBAI and notification of same to International Bridge Organisations.

Major Competitions

Please Note:

Members must compete in a minimum of:

a) 4 club nights before 1st major competition

b) 6 club nights before Christmas

c)10 club nights before 2nd major competition

d) 14 club nights before President's Prize

(Subject to the discretion of the Committee)

Results
Weekly Bridge
Scorer: Eleanor Hipwell
Weekly Bridge
Scorer: Eleanor Hipwell
Weekly Bridge
Scorer: Eleanor Hipwell