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A reminder...
A reminder...

If you register for a session, and do not get included when the session starts (ie you are booted), please always chat DarrenE and LizGahan (the TDs), because if there is a half table we can add you back in. 

We cannot, however, add you back in if there is no half table.  Sorry!

The Future...
The Future...

A message from Darren - The path from Lockdown: ...read more...

Remember!

If you are affected by a connection issue, then you are expected to return.

If your partner is affected, you are expected to remain at the table until the TD confirms you may withdraw.  Thank you.  

Can you help...

as a substitute in our events? 
If so, please chat DarrenE & LizGahan when logged in. Thank you!

Understanding the Robots

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Robot's System Explained

In general, the GIB robots on BBO use the 2/1 system described in the above.

You can click on any of GIB's bids for an explanation.

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Christmas & New Year 2021
Christmas & New Year 2021

Please let us know what, if any, sessions you would be interested in playing in over the Christmas & New Period.

Other sessions will be as normal.

Thank you!

FORM
72nd Midland Counties Congress

7 - 9 January 2022 

on

Bridgebase Online

The Midland Counties Congress is an event that has been running, annually, for 71 years and it is open to any member of the English Bridge Union.

The Congress is run by Warwickshire County Bridge Association and is known for being one of the most friendly events in the Bridge calendar.

There are 4 events over the 3 days:

Friday @ 2pm - Open Pairs - Blue Pointed - £2 per person
Comprising: Mixed Pairs, Flitch, Ladies' Pairs & Men's Pairs - 24 Boards

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Friday @ 7pm - Championship Pairs - Blue Pointed - 24 Boards - £2 per person
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Saturday @ 12pm - Swiss (Danish Style) Pairs - Green Pointed - £11 per person
(finish circa 7.30pm) - 49 Boards (7x7 Board Matches) - There will be a break of approximately 1 hour after match 4

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Sunday @ 12pm - Swiss (Danish Style) Teams - Green Pointed - £11 per person
(finish circa 7.30pm) - 49 Boards (7x7 Board Matches) - There will be a break of approximately 1 hour after match 4

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Swiss (Danish) means that you play each match (after the first match) each day against a pair doing as well, or as badly, as yourselves.

Blue Points & Green Points are levels of MasterPoints issued by the English Bridge Untion.

If you are interested in participating in this event please speak to Cathy or Darren (Congress Organiser) who can answer any questions and arrange your entry.

Children in Need 2021
Children in Need 2021

♣   ♠  We supported - THANK YOU! ♣   ♠ 

The Bridge Circle & Warwickshire CBA

have this year raised:

£1000 - Thank you!
(These totals include the Circle per table donation and any donations that could be attributed to the Circle/Warwickshire CBA made directly to eCats)

Anna & Mark @ eCats have said, "That’s just magnificent and I can’t thank you enough. You will make sure that everyone knows that we are overwhelmed and so so grateful for their support won’t you".

Last year we raised £1031.50 for Children in Need - Thank you!

Results & Commentary

Friday 5 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Monday 8 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Tuesday 9 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Wednesday 10 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Thursday 11 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

 The Circle made a donation of £2 per table that played in all its sessions during the period 5 - 11 November 2021, so even if you were unable to make a direct donation, you supported just by playing, so thank you all! 

 

Christmas 2021 Bank Holiday Specials
Christmas 2021 Bank Holiday Specials

Monday 27 December 2021

Tuesday 28 December 2021

Monday 3 Janaury 2022

Afternoon & Evening Sessions

♠ ♠ ♠  Prizes for overall placings ♠ ♠ ♠ 
(the combined NS & EW results)

1st $30 
2nd $20
3rd $10

(if a pair of Robots, then the next pair win.  Player with a Robot - player wins)

Prizes are per pair and will be shared for any tied placings

Prize awards will be in BBO$ and credited to your BBO accounts
(ie the BBO account of the individual players)

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Who are we?

Bridge Sessions and associated activities for
The Circle
Local Players & Friends on BridgeBase Online

The Bridge Circle (Circle) is an independent sole proprietorship operated by Darren Evetts

The sole aim of the Circle is to offer low cost online bridge and associated activities to local players, friends, and guests.

Please read the guidelines, and enjoy! 

 ♦ The Team ♦ 

♦ Darren (BBO: DarrenE) - Manager   Liz (BBO: LizGahan) - TD & eLP Tutor ♦ 
 ♦ Cathy (BBO: Cathey) - Partnership Facilitator ♦ Myra (BBO: MHS22) - eLP Consultant & Tutor ♦ 

GDPR Notice

Data collected (Name, Email Address, and BBO Name) is for the sole purpose of administering your current and future membership of the The Bridge Circle (Circle). 
Data is shared with BBO (your BBO ID) and Bridgewebs (if you complete an online form), but will not be shared with any other organisation unless so required by law, or as part of an investigation into a breach of Circle guidelines.
For questions relating to how your data is used, or to amend your data, please email here.

Children in Need 2021 (Copy)

♣   ♠  We are supporting ♣   ♠ 

 

The Bridge Circle and Warwickshire CBA

are coming together to support Children in Need, and we need your help!

Our 2021 Total So Far: £896.50 - Thank you!
(These totals will include the Circle per table donation, but do not include any donations made directly to eCats or CiN that were not marked Bridge Circle/WarksCBA)
Last year we raised £1031.50 for Children in Need - Thank you!

Evening Sessions, 7.15pm, (on BBO):

Full results & commentary will be available after 10pm

Friday 5 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Monday 8 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Tuesday 9 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Wednesday 10 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

Thursday 11 November 2021 - Results & Commentary

These sessions will be c20 boards

Player Names will appear in the results on the eCats website

Sessions will, as usual, be free of charge, but donations (please mark as The Bridge Circle) are welcome, PLEASE, to eCatsBridge CiN
OR simply make a payment to the Circle with the payment description of CiN - PLEASE do not make a donation of £5.00
or it will be tricky differentiating it from membership payments (you are not all good at getting the payment description right...wink).  Any other amount will stand out. Thank you!

 

On the evening, search for the event WMBCircle - CiN


 The Circle will make a donation of £2 per table that plays in all its sessions during the period 5 - 11 November 2021  


If you are not a member of the Circle, but would like to support Children in Need and play in these sessions, please complete the CiN temporary membership (5-11 November 2021) form below and you will be added to our list for that period and welcome to play in any session during that time (two sessions per day).

 

FORM

BBO 


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Please note you need iOS 10+ to use an apple device.

Times of Play

Daily @ 2pm &
weekdays @ 7.15pm

18 Boards

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Need a Partner?

For any Circle sessions?

Contact our partnership facilitator, Cathy, by emailing here,
and she will do her best to arrange one for you

Contact Us

If you have any questions,
comments or feedback
please email us here

Results
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