Buchanan Bridge Club
Release 2.19q
Next Committee Meeting

Thursday 1st September, 10.00am
via Zoom

Welcome to Buchanan Bridge Club
Re-opening and Face Masks
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We are currently running F2F/BBO hybrid tournaments on Monday evenings, F2F on Wednesday evenings and BBO on Thursday evenings.

If you wish to attend the club, please use the website booking system. Guidance is supplied here.

For F2F you can pay contactlessly upon arrival or preferably online (available in the menu on the day of the event). ..........

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Standby System

The Standby system for F2F will restart with effect from 5th September.
The rota is in the main menu.

Bridge Classes Restarting

   

We plan to start our classes on Thursday 1st September 2022.
We will be offering a course for Beginners, a Refresher course and Advanced workshops dependent on sufficient interest. 
All our classes run on Thursday evenings (7.00pm start) and course notes are supplied. Digital technology is used as appropriate. It's not necessary to have a partner. 
Further information is available from the Secretary at francessergeant923@gmail.com

Face to Face Bridge

It's been great to be back in the club after all this time. But some of you, like me, may have got more used to playing on BBO's format so here are a few memory joggers of some differences in F2F play:

  • You need to sort your own cards out and hold them up so your opposition can't see them.
  • Remember to use the Stop card.
  • Alert your partner's conventional bids, not your own.
  • You can play and bid out of turn if not careful.
  • There is no Undo - although an immediate retraction can be made if you pull out the wrong bid.
  • Be courteous and pleasant to your partner and opposition - remember that unlike BBO they can hear you!
  • Dummy should remain silent and not comment while their partner is playing the hand.

Most importantly, enjoy yourself.

Joyce White
President

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.  

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

Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017

The 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge are available for download here

Calendar
Wed 17th August 2022
Wednesday Aggregate Pairs
7.00pm
Director: David
Scorer: David
Lock Up: David
  (Partner?)
Thu 18th August 2022
Thursday Buchanan MP Pairs
BBO 7.00pm
Director: Georgina
  (Partner?)
Mon 22nd August 2022
Monday Buchanan Hybrid MP Pairs
7.00pm
Director: BBO David/ F2F Christine
Scorer: Helen/Joyce
Lock Up: Colin McCormack
  (Reservations)
Wed 24th August 2022
Wednesday Aggregate Pairs
7.00pm
Director: Fergus
Scorer: Helen Dougall
Lock Up: Helen Dougall
  (Reservations)
Thu 25th August 2022
Thursday Buchanan MP Pairs
BBO 7.00pm
Director: Georgina
Mon 29th August 2022
Monday Buchanan Hybrid MP Pairs
7.00pm
Director: BBO Frances. F2F Kathleen Craig
Scorer: TBA
Lock Up: Georgina Halfnight
Wed 31st August 2022
Wednesday Aggregate Pairs
7.00pm
Director: Grace/Frances
Scorer: Georgina
Lock Up: Colin McCormack
Thu 1st September 2022
Thursday Buchanan MP Pairs
BBO 7.00pm
Director: Frances
Results
Monday Buchanan Hybrid MP Pairs
Monday Match Point
Monday Evening Buchanan MP Pairs (BBO)
Thursday Buchanan MP Pairs
Aggregate B
Aggregate A