Bridgemates

HOW TO USE BRIDGEMATES II

 

At the start of play:

 

Turn on by pressing OK     If the Director has not activated the system you will get the message SYSTEM NOT ACTIVATED YET     Once activated you will see SECTION A on the screen      Press OK to confirm 

 

Enter your Table No. and press OK     You will see TABLE A (number)     Press OK or CANCEL if incorrect

 

ENTER PLAYER numbers, pressing OK each time     If a visitor has no number call the Director

 

The screen will now show Round number, pair numbers and Boards to play    Press OK

 

The screen will show names – this gives North the opportunity to greet players by name and check correct players have arrived - press OK

 

Now the Board number appears – press OK  (if you cancel by mistake, reinstate it)  and Bidding commences

 

After bidding is complete:  enter the Contract details and by whom & press OK

              if board is passed out use K (pass) key

 

After hand is played:  enter no of tricks made, press OK

 

After a pause the result is shown for VERIFICATION BY East or West

 

Press the ACCEPT button under screen to see results (cancel if not correct and change)

 

Screen message ENTRY COMPLETE shows and gives N/S & E/W percentages.    Press OK to view previous results

 

Press OK to go to the next screen and repeat

 

At the end of the evening:  a button appears under the screen to check your ranking

 

 

Common errors:

 

  • pressing keys too quickly (there is a slight delay)

  • not noticing arrow switches (look at the details before play starts)

  • accepting incorrect results (call the Director)

     

     

    Please Note: Liquids and Bridgmates don’t mix – NO DRINKS ON TABLES

     

     

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