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Hosting

Members will be aware of how much work goes on both visibly and behind the scenes to ensure smooth operation of the club - in numerous areas such as directing, dealing, refreshments and finance - to name just a few. An area where more help would be welcome is in members volunteering to host occasionally especially on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The hosting system (which is a condition of membership) where feasible has been well used since its inception many many years back with many members  benefiting and forming new friendships and bridge partnerships through its use. However there is a risk that we may not be able to continue if more members don't come forward and volunteer to take on the role of host. So - if you play regularly and don't make a contribution to the running of the club in any other way - then please consider hosting every few months - even if you have no intention of using it yourself. Don't be afraid of doing so, we encourage hosts and hosted to agree simple systems to play on the night and to adopt a "no blame approach"!

Please simply identify a date when you are free and put your name on the list on the noticeboard.
If you'd like to discuss the way this operates then please speak to any committee member.

Directors needed please!

The Club is in urgent need of more Directors. We are not asking anyone to go on a Directors course but anyone who could facilitate a duplicate session with enough basic knowledge on rules and the various movements. Please let yourself be known! Thank you.

Member Only Facility

 

There is a Members Only facility available on the Website. These support features are not available to the general public.

  • A Messages Tab allowing members to enter and view messages, such as "I am looking for a partner for next week".
  • The "List of Members" Tab showing details of registered members.
  • "Account" Tab to allow users to change their details.
  • "Download" Tab to request results by email.
  • “Results” Tab to view recent results.
  • “Ranking” Tab to view club rankings
  • “Find a Partner” Tab to check for members looking for partner for a future match.

The registration process has been amended recently. You first need to pass your Email address to the adminstrator Brian Perry (Email: brian.perry@blueyonder.co.uk) so it is present in the Member Database. After that:

On the Membership > Members Area login screen, enter your Email and click [Register] to obtain your Member Registration Code. This will be delivered to you in an Email. You can then use your own password when registered..

 

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Welcome to Bolton Bridge Club
Bolton Congress 31Aug/1Sep 2019

 

T he Bolton BC Annual Congress will be held at Bolton Bridge Club on:

Saturday 31st Aug 2019 12:30 pm – Championship Pairs

Sunday 1st Sep 2019 12:30 pm – Swiss Teams

Entry for each competition is £12 per player.
Buffet meals available both days at £8 each and must be ordered by Friday 23 August
Tea/Coffee available throughout. EBU Licensed: TD Ken Johnson

Enquiries/entries to: Linda Hitchen (Home Tel 01204 494506, Mobile 07787 528464, Email: hitcheni@btinternet.com
Click here for Online Entry Form

Please advise any essential seating or dietary requirements when booking and we will try our best to accommodate them.
Smart casual wear please.  The organisers reserve the right to change the format should numbers necessitate it.

2018/19 Update - Bridge Lessons
2018/19 Update - Bridge Lessons

The photograph above is the beginners class of 2018/19 who have now completed the lessons.

         See below for details of this year's lesson's.

 

Beginners Lessons ,  ♠   ♣ 

  Please e-mail symask23@gmail.com to join, or for further information. You can also ring John Simm directly on 01204 496966 for more information.

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       New Beginner's Lessons 2019/2020 will start 10th. October 2019 but this year the lessons will be on a THURSDAY evening.  

 

Intermediate lessons,  ♠   ♣ 

The  intermediate lessons have now ended and will restart next year after beginners lessons.

                                 

 

Assisted play bridge with instruction.  ♠   ♣ 

Every Monday evening the Club will be running assisted play bridge with instruction as you play. The sessions start at 7:30pm and are designed to suit players of NGS level 2 to 10.

                  ring John Simm for more info.        

      

     no partner needed.        

         

Daytime Bridge
Improvers Duplicates are normally held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.They start at 1.00 pm and finishes about 4.00 pm. NB Continues throughout the summer. 
 

Weekly Schedule
Monday
   Duplicate Pairs 7:25pm
Tuesday
   Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted) 1:00pm
   Duplicate Pairs 7:25pm
Wednesday
   Duplicate Pairs 7:25pm
Thursday
   Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted) 1:00pm
   Duplicate Pairs 7:25pm
Friday
   Duplicate Pairs 7:25pm
Saturday
   Duplicate Pairs 6:55pm
Events 2019 - 20
Mixed Pairs Fri 11/1/19
Spring Ladder Tue 5/2/19 - 16/4/19
Mens & Ladies Pairs Fri 15/3/19
Bolton BC AGM Thu 28/3/19 7:30pm
Championship Pairs Sat 6/4/19
EBED Spring Sim Pairs Thu 16/5/19
Individual (Free entry) Fri 17/5/19
Bolton Congress (Open) Sat 31/8/19 - 1/9/19
EBED Autumn Sim Pairs Thu 5/9/19
Glaister Cup Mon 16/9/19
Tyldesley Cup Wed 18/9/19
Cedric Young Ladder Thu 3/10/19 - 12/12/19
   
Mixed Pairs Fri 10/1/20
Spring Ladder Tue 4/2/20 - 15/4/20
Individual Fri 7/2/20
Mens & Ladies Pairs Fri 6/3/20
Calendar
20th August 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
1:00pm
Director: YS
20th August 2019
Duplicate Pairs
7:25pm
Host: NO HOST
21st August 2019
Duplicate Pairs
7:25pm
Host: NO HOST
22nd August 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
Director: B.P.
22nd August 2019
Duplicate Pairs
7:25pm
Host: Ronnie White
23rd August 2019
Duplicate Pairs
7:25pm
Host: NO HOST
24th August 2019
Duplicate Pairs
6:55pm
Director: PE