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SURROUNDING COUNTY AND CLUB EVENTS

 

 

Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association

Green Pointed Swiss Weekend

Saturday 4th March 2023, Swiss Pairs

Sunday 5th March 2023, Swiss Teams

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NEW BLUE BOOK

The EBU have announced the publication of a new Blue Book which becomes effective from 1st September.

There are changes to

  • Rules on announcements
  • Rules on strong opening bids
  • Rules on non-strong 2-bids and 3-bids (at Level 4)

It can be downloaded from the EBU website at :-   Blue Book

In addition there are also new Alerting and Announcing rules which can be found at :-

New Alerting and Announcing Bidding Rules

It is recommended that clubs should advise their members of the new rules and

club directors should make themselves familiar with the three main changes.

Learning Bridge
Learning Bridge

Learning Bridge

The B&BCBA affiliated clubs listed below offer bridge classes and/or playing opportunities for students and less experienced players.


South Bucks Bridge Club organises a comprehensive range of classes and seminars
see www.southbucksbridge.club or contact the Chief Tutor and Course Organiser Chrys Poole: 01628 440600poolefamily@ntlworld.com or South Bucks Bridge Club: 01628 668700info@southbucksbridge.club

The Bridge School at Gerrards Cross www.bridgeschoolgx.co.uk is based at the Memorial Centre in Gerrards Cross and the Community Centre in Chalfont St Peter. We run a range of classes, half-day seminars and play sessions for all skill levels from absolute beginners to the more advanced players. We also run weekends away and social evenings with a meal and bridge.   
Contact for Val Bannister– Tel: 07825 298618 Email: val@bridgeschoolgx.co.uk 

Ascot Bridge Club run a supervised play session the first Wednesday afternoon of every month - no partner required - see the club's website for further details www.ascotbridge.org.uk.  Bridge classes are available through David Calcutt.
Contact: 01344 886412 or www.davidcalcuttbridge.co.uk

June Booty Professional EBTA Bridge teacher based in Wokingham, classes for beginners, improvers and very gentle duplicate sessions. Contact: June on 01189 796774 or 07846 397875 or junetaplin@live.co.uk 

Bev Purvis Offers online lessons for both beginners and improvers and a weekly Assisted Duplicate on Realbridge in association with Chiltern Bridge Club. Please see https://www.bridgewebs.com/chiltern/  for more details or contact Bev on 07786 071800 or Bev.purvis@icloud.com