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The Bridge Club AGM was held on 24th January, you can click on 2023 AGM Secretary's Report and 2023 AGM Finance Report to see the relevant documents

Click HERE to see the current Winter League Results (5 sessions played)

There is an online Calendar on the Penylan Club Website which gives details of events in the Club so that we know when the Hall is being used, for instance, for indoor bowling. You can see it by clicking on CALENDAR

The Penylan Club AGM took place on Tuesday 22nd March 2022.

Click on the links to see:
•    Minutes of the Meeting
•    Updated Constitution
•    Treasurer's Job Description
•   Plugging the Financial Black Hole

 

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to the following people who have gained promotion on the WBU Masterpoints ladder since August 2022. A more detailed list may be seen by clicking on 2023 Jan Masterpoint Promotions and a full listing of all CBC Masterpoints is available on 2023 Jan WBU Masterpoints Spreadsheet.xlsx

 Helen Houston - Premier Master
 Margaret Harrop -  * Master
 Arthur Matheson - Master
Johanna  Hunt  - County Master
Bryn Hunt  - County Master
Roger  Salamon - County Master
Jane  Buttrick - County Master
David  Buttrick - County Master
Francisco Andrade - District Master
Paul  Foode - District Master
Margaret  Basford - District Master
Jane Mitchell - Area Master
Peter  Latto - Area Master
Paul Wood - Area Master
Raymond  Kemp - Area Master
Carole  Hibbs - Club Master
Christine Muschiato - Local Master
Pauline  Bentley - Local Master

 

East Wales Bridge Association

EWBA February Congress

18th-19th February 11am to 6.30pm

Swiss Pairs Saturday & Swiss Teams Sunday (Green pointed events)

Venue: Gwent Bridge Academy
Clayton Street
Newport NP19 7AU

£20 per pair / £40 per team

More details and entry form at: www.msg.uk.com/bess/?eventcode=FC23

Welsh Bridge Union

The EBU have recently announced a number of changes to their Regulations (which the WBU automatically adopt). The changes are to the 'Blue Book', the 'White Book', and the 'Sky Blue Book' - effective from September 1st. These changes affect different groups of players/officials.

The full changes can be found by clicking on WBU website  but a summary can be seen by clicking on 2022 WBU re rule changes.pdf and 2022 Blue Book changes simplified.pdf

Sign up to the WBU mailing list and stay informed on Bridge in Wales.

It is very easy to Register and to opt in: Go to the WBU website (click HERE) . In the Menu click on Contacts and then click on the last item there, WBU Mailing List. Complete brief details and click Subscribe.

There will be regular newsletters, the third of which can be accessed by clicking on WBU 3rd Newsletter. in which Gilly discusses the benefits of WBU membership, and what the WBU does for its members

 
Want to join one of the biggest Bridge Clubs in Wales?
We offer a range of duplicate bridge sessions for players of all abilities, together with tuition to assist you in improving your game.
 
In addition, members and their guests can benefit from a social club with licenced bar and televised sporting events. 
Apply to become a member today.
Click on :Shop/Membership
 
 
Petanque Club Quiz

Social Club

Make the most of your Membership

Catch the latest sport in the bar

via SKY & BTSport.

Six Nations Fixtures 2023 being shown live at the Penylan Club.

 4/2/23 Wales v Ireland KO 2.15pm, England  v Scotland KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1pm.

11/2/23 Ireland v France KO 2.15pm, Scotland v Wales KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

25/2/23 Italy v Ireland KO 2.15pm, Wales v England KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

11/3/23 Italy v Wales KO 2.15pm, England v France KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1pm

18/3/23 France v Wales KO 2.45pm, Ireland v England KO 5.00pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

*Please note that food will be provided on the 4/2/23 & 11/2/23.

 

Bar Opening Times

The bar opening times: 

Monday:  6pm to 10.30pm

Tuesday: 6pm to 10.30pm

Wed. to Fri.: 6pm to 11pm

Saturday: 5pm to 11pm

Sunday Lunch: 12noon to 3pm

Sunday Evening: 8pm to 11pm

See note above re 6 Nations bar times

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi

at the club

for Members only.

See Bar Steward for details

Welcome to Cardiff Bridge Club
What's Occurring?

Beginning Bridge Tuition: Course starting on Wednesday the 1st February at 2.00pm in the club

Continuing Bridge Tuition: Course starting on Wednesday the 1st February at 4.30pm in the club

Pro-Am Teams Bridge: 23rd February and 23rd March 7pm in the club

Sadie Valdemar Pro-Am Teams Bridge: Tuesday 7th February at 7pm in the club

EWBA February Congress: 18th & 19th Feb 11am to 6.30pm Swiss Pairs (Sat) & Swiss Teams (Sun) at Gwent Bridge Academy. See EWBA notices on left

Evening Supported Play: Thursday 2nd March and then the first Thursday of each month 7pm in the club

Afternoon Bridge: If you are looking for a friendly game and a cup of coffee in the daytime then come and join us on Thursday afternoons. Play starts in the club at 2pm and is suitable for players of all standards. 

Bridge Tuition

The Beginning Bridge Course starts on Wednesday 1st February from 2.00pm to 4.00pm in the club

The Continuing Bridge Course starts on Wednesday 1st February from 4.30pm to 6.30pm in the club.

For further details email teaching@cardiffbridgeclub.org .

Pro-Am Teams Bridge

Pro-Am Teams

To continue Maggie & David’s great work introducing teams play, we are holding three Thursday sessions of pro-am teams. The first session was held on 26th January and seven teams had a very enjoyable evening. The next sessions will be on the 23rd February and 23rd March. Everyone is welcome, you do not have to have been to a previous session. 

also

The Sadie Valdemar club pro-am teams will be held on

Tuesday 7th February.

All these sessions will start at 7.00pm. Simply come along in pairs and you will be teamed up with a suitable pair.
 

Evening Supported Play

EVENING SUPPORTED PLAY 7.00pm to 10.00pm £5 pp.

A new event on the first Thursday of the month starting on Thursday 2nd March at 7.00pm

These sessions are aimed at those who have completed the "CONTINUING BRIDGE COURSE" but of course, all are welcome.
There will be a short talk (15 minutes) on a specific bridge topic (eg. Fourth Suit Forcing) and then between 12 and 18 boards where you can "ask the expert" for help.

Hirst Kurbalija Swiss Teams

Hirst Kurbalija Swiss Teams – We held a highly successful inaugural Swiss Teams event in memory of two of the ‘greats’ of Welsh Bridge. A truly international, high quality field, was fitting for Mike and Filip. Everyone enjoyed themselves and most have "booked" for next year already. We are grateful to Ann and Diane for their sponsorship.

The winning teams were (Ann and Diane are of course in each photo):

The overall winners: David McAndrew, Liz Atkinson, Chris Rochelle and Maggie Pierce.

 

 

 

 

 

A team from Sully won the prize for best non expert team: Philip Bottrill, Carol Cochlin, Angela and Bob Hudson

 

 

 

 

The Team that rose the highest over 3 specific rounds: John Salisbury, Mia Deschepper, Tim Rees and Richard Plackett.

New Scoring System

NEW SCORING SYSTEM

On Tuesday 17th Jan we trialled iBEscore, a phone/tablet based scoring app.

To download the app go to Applestore, Googleplay or your Appstore and search for iBEscore.

The interface is clear, colourful and very user friendly. Please download and explore the app.

The HELP section of the app contains details for players on how to enter scores. Don’t worry if you don’t have a smart phone we will have tablets available for you to use if needed.

Need a Bridge Partner?

If you need a bridge partner for one or two sessions or on a more permanent basis you can contact Ray Kemp, our Membership Secretary, and he will send an email to the members to see if someone is available and willing - no guarantee!. His contact details are:

Telephone Number: 07503 231354 / 02920 633761
Email Address:  rkemp100@hotmail.co.uk

 

New Bridge Services

Cardiff Bridge Club now offers two new services:

- The ability to book a single table on RealBridge for your private session with friends/family.

- The ability to book a Team of Four match on RealBridge.

(See the right hand panel of this website for details).

A Guide to Face to Face Bridge

Important - Guide to Face to Face Bridge

Please click on the link to read the guide to playing at the club: A Guide to Playing at the Club.pdf

It is very important that anyone intending to return to face to face bridge at the club reads this guide.

Regular Events for 2023

Monday Afternoon

1:30pm-4:00pm  Social Bridge in the Club

Cost: £3.00 (Purchase tickets at http://spadetickets.com/penylan/)

A Host is available if you need a partner.

Monday Evening 

6:30pm - 6:55pm Improver Tuition on RealBridge

7:00pm - 9:45pm Duplicate Bridge on RealBridge 

Cost:  £3.90 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/

 

Tuesday Evening
7:00pm-10:15pm  Duplicate Pairs Bridge in the Club

Cost:  £3.00 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/)

 

Wednesday Afternoon
2.00pm Beginning Bridge Tuition in the Club

4.00pm Continuing Bridge Tuition in the Club

                  

Wednesday Evening  

7:00pm - 9:45pm Duplicate Bridge on RealBridge

Special Offer:
Cost:  £2.00 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/)

 

Thursday Morning 

10:30am -12:30pm  Improver Tuition (Supported Play) on RealBridge

Cost:  £3.90 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/)
                      

Thursday Afternoon 
2:00pm - 5:15pm  Duplicate Pairs Bridge in the club

N.B. The session has a host so any member or visitor who has no partner is guaranteed a game.

Cost:  £3.00 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/)

Thursday Evening (23rd February)
7:00pm-10:15pm  Pro-Am Teams Bridge in the Club

Cost:  £3.00 (purchase tickets at https://spadetickets.com/penylan/)

 

Webmaster
Webmaster

The Webmaster is ​

David Buttrick

Any suggestions or material for this site,

contact me at cbcweb01@gmail.com

Book a Private table

Click here for details

Private match.pdf

Book a Team of Four Match

Click here for details

Teams of Four V2.pdf

Cashless Payments


For entry to CBC sessions on RealBridge and at the Club please purchase tickets at:

https://spadetickets.com/penylan/
Click on : Shop/Events

You can also download a user guide on the spadetickets site.

If you have problems accessing the site and need to pay by another method please contact Brian.Quinlan@hotmail.com or ring 07754 589527 to discuss options

Results
Monday Pairs pm
Mon Eve
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Thursday Pairs
Pro-Am Teams
Wed Eve
Tuesday Pairs
Monday Pairs-pm
Mon Eve
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Thursday Pairs
Wed Eve
Tuesday Pairs
Monday Pairs pm
Mon Eve
H K Swiss Teams
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Thursday Pairs
Wed Eve
Christmas Individual
Calendar
Mon 30th Jan 2023
Social Bridge: 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Club 1.30pm
Director: Ian Evans
Mon 30th Jan 2023
Improver Tuition + 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 6.30pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Tue 31st Jan 2023
Duplicate Pairs: 27 Boards at 7 mins per Board
Club 7.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Wed 1st Feb 2023
Duplicate Pairs 20 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 7.00pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Thu 2nd Feb 2023
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
RealBridge 10.30am
Director: Sarah Amos
Thu 2nd Feb 2023
Duplicate pairs: 24 Boards at 7 mins per Board
Club 2.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Thu 2nd Feb 2023
Supported Play
Club 7.00pm
Director: Simon Gottschalk
Mon 6th Feb 2023
Social Bridge: 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Club 1.30pm
Director: Ian Evans
Mon 6th Feb 2023
Improver Tuition + 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 6.30pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Tue 7th Feb 2023
Sadie Valdemar Pro-Am Pairs
Club 7.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Wed 8th Feb 2023
Duplicate Pairs 20 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 7.00pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Thu 9th Feb 2023
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
RealBridge 10.30am
Director: Sarah Amos
Thu 9th Feb 2023
Duplicate pairs: 24 Boards at 7 mins per Board
Club 2.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Thu 9th Feb 2023
Winter League
Club 7.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Mon 13th Feb 2023
Social Bridge: 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board
Club 1.30pm
Director: Ian Evans
Mon 13th Feb 2023
Improver Tuition + 18 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 6.30pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Tue 14th Feb 2023
Duplicate Pairs: 27 Boards at 7 mins per Board
Club 7.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos
Wed 15th Feb 2023
Duplicate Pairs 20 Boards at 8 mins per Board (RealBridge)
RealBridge 7.00pm
Director: Brian Quinlan
Thu 16th Feb 2023
Supported Play: 16 Boards at 8 mins per Board
RealBridge 10.30am
Director: Sarah Amos
Thu 16th Feb 2023
Duplicate pairs: 24 Boards at 7 mins per Board
Club 2.00pm
Director: Sarah Amos