Buchanan Bridge Club
Release 2.19p
Next Committee Meeting

Thursday 6th January, 12.00

Welcome to Buchanan Bridge Club
Buchanan Online

Click Buchanan on BBO in the menu for full information on -

  • Joining BBO
  • Buying BB$
  • Registering for a tournament
  • Inviting a visitor 
  • Online play
  • Self-alerting
  • Chat Manager 
  • Convention cards
  • Login problems
  • Disconnection problems 

The SBU have produced instructions for online play and these are summarised here. Please follow them.
Also, the SBU Laws and Ethics Committee have issued this note - Guidance on the ethics of playing Bridge on-line

Tournament Update

Important changes to the schedule -

  • Sunday evening tournaments will continue. These are Realbridge tournaments. Payment: £2.50pp.
  • Tuesday afternoon tournaments have stopped until further notice. 
  • From and including Monday 1st November ALL evening tournaments will start at 7.00pm. (Previously 6.30pm)
  • From and including 1st November, the tournament on the first Monday of the month will be a RealBridge event.

If you have not yet experienced RealBridge, there are instructions in the menu under RealBridge Help.

Teaching Bridge at Hutchesons' Grammar School

John Di Mambro is retiring from the above position after 25 years of excellent service both to the school and to Junior bridge in general.
He is looking for a successor (paid) to take on this challenging role with talented young people.

If you would be interested in the role please contact John at johndimambro@gmail.com

Repeated disconnections while playing on Buchanan Online
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We know some of you have experienced temporary disconnections on BBO, and we appreciate how frustrating this must be for you. ..........

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Club Closure (COVID-19)

In line with Government rules, the Buchanan Bridge Club is currently closed until further notice. 

The Buchanan has been the home of bridge in Glasgow since 1932.
The club is in a 19th century listed building and yet has all the benefits of technology with computer-dealt boards, Bridgemates on all tables, etc.  Up to thirty-seven tables in play can be accommodated over the three floors of the building.

Bridge Classes

   

All new classes have been suspended until further notice.

Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017

The 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge are available for download here. A side-by-side comparison of the 2007 and 2017 Laws can be viewed here.

Calendar
Sun 5th December 2021
RealBridge MP Pairs
7.00pm
Pay Here 2.50
Director: Frances Sergeant
  (Partner?)
 RealBridge Event
Mon 6th December 2021
RealBridge MP Pairs
7.00pm
Pay Here 2.50
Director: Frances/Georgina
  (Reservations)
 RealBridge Event
Wed 8th December 2021
Wednesday Evening Buchanan Aggregate Pairs
7.00pm
20 boards, clocked. $3.00
  (Reservations)
Thu 9th December 2021
Buchanan No Fear MP Pairs
7.00pm
18 boards, unclocked. $3.00. For players up to and inc District Master.
Director: Georgina Halfnight
Sun 12th December 2021
RealBridge MP Pairs
7.00pm
Pay Here 2.50
Director: Frances Sergeant
Mon 13th December 2021
Monday Evening Buchanan MP Pairs
7.00pm
20 boards, unclocked. $3.00
Director: John Parker
Wed 15th December 2021
Wednesday Evening Buchanan Aggregate Pairs
7.00pm
20 boards, clocked. $3.00
Director: David Merriman
Thu 16th December 2021
Buchanan No Fear MP Pairs
7.00pm
18 boards, unclocked. $3.00. For players up to and inc District Master.
Director: Georgina Halfnight
Results
Buchanan No Fear MP Pairs
Wednesday Evening Buchanan Aggregate Pairs
RealBridge MP Pairs
Monday Evening Buchanan MP Pairs
RealBridge MP Pairs
Buchanan No Fear MP Pairs