BULLETIN

Wednesday afternoon virtual bridge starts at 2.00 pm, 8 minutes a hand, usually around 18 boards played

Friday evenings virtual bridge starts at 6.30 pm, 7 minutes a hand, usually 24-27 boards played

 

DCBA

EMBA are hoping to raise funds for maintaining the building in Spondon, they have no income at the moment and with funds running low, they are concerned about the fact that they may have to sell the building.

They have come up with a 50/50 monthly prize draw.  Please look at the DCBA web site and possibly purchase 50/50 numbers.

For further information look on DCBA website or contact Jim Parker: jimparker@totalise.co.uk

CORONAVIRUS

The Committee has reviewed the present situation concerning the Covid-19 restrictions and concluded that for the time being there can be no change to the present arrangements

06/08/2020

 

In view of the current Coronavirus situation all face to face bridge sessions at Belper Bridge Club are suspended until further notice.

Keep checking the website for further development.

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

Collection of Annual Subscription

After discussion, Belper Bridge Club Committee has decided to postpone the collection of subscriptions until such time when we could return to “normal” bridge and hold our AGM. The situation will be reviewed periodically.

The Committee has also decided that anyone who was a member of Belper Bridge Club in April 2020 will remain a member until an AGM can be held.

Natasha Romaine

Belper Bridge Club Chair

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Welcome to Belper Bridge Club
VIRTUAL BRIDGE AT BELPER

 

Belper Bridge Club runs two sessions of virtual bridge on Bridge Base Online

Stepping Stones Sessions Wednesday afternoons at 2.00 pm and Friday evenings at 6.30 pm

All welcome

To register please let us have your EBU number and BBO user name

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions concerning logging in to BBO or purchasing BB$

Lynda Jetten: lyndajetten@gmail.com

Natasha : natasha.romaine@btinternet.com

HAND OF THE WEEK

A couple of slam hands around last night.

This was the more difficult one, especially with the pesky 2S interference.

I knew Natasha had 4 hearts but not 5 from the double but my hearts and the whole hand was weak so I repeated my clubs.

If we were to settle for a game contract it had to be in hearts.

6C is the only safe slam contract although one pair made 6H.

What happened at your table?

philip@thompsonsonline.net

PUZZLE
PUZZLE

In this addition sum different letters consistently stand for different digits:

Answer

 S E V E N + T H R E E + TWO = T W E L V E

82524 + 19722 + 106 =102352

What is the value of LETTERS?

LETTERS = 3211278

13 June

natasha.romaine@btinternet.com

 

ALERTING

ALERTING WHEN PLAYING ONLINE

NB referring to a completed Convention card or summarising your system at the beginning of the round does not free you from the obligation to Alert where necessary

The person who makes an alertable bid, alerts her/his bid. That is he/she clicks the alert button before making the bid. Her/his partner does not see the alert, whilst the opposition do, hence no unauthorised information is passed on. The opposition can now click on the explain box to find out the meaning of the bid from the bidder again unseen by his/her partner.

See links below for self-alerting these are very clear as to alerting action we should take when playing bridge online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNl88Dme7QQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2UFOOVR5P8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5d7dBV1pmk

https://www.ebu.co.uk/documents/laws-and-ethics/Alerting2020.pdf

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Stepping Stones Session
Challenge Trophy
Calendar
16th Jun 2021
Stepping Stones Session
2.00
18th Jun 2021
BeauRepaire Heat
6.30pm
23rd Jun 2021
Stepping Stones Session
2.00