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Membership Application Form

 

Click on link below to download the GDPR Membership Application Form.
Address membership queries to the Honorary Secretary,

Kitty McCabe:  kittymccabe@hotmail.com

Membership-form.pdf


Recent Updates
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8th May 2021 17:13 BST
Welcome to Cnucha Bridge Club
Welcome To Cnucha Bridge Club

Cnucha Bridge Club normally meets on Wednesday evenings in Laurel Lodge Community Centre Castleknock.  Club activities in the centre been suspended temporarily as a result of Covid-19 concerns.  Cnucha is operating online bridge via BBO until bridge in the centre resumes.  Two competitions are held every Wednesday at 7.30pm.  One for Masters and A grades and one for A, B and Novice grades.  During the summer months non-club members are welcome to play in our online competitions.  See details below on how to enter online competitions.

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To play in Cnucha online you must be a club member and must provide your BBO Username beforehand to cnuchabridge@gmail.com

or by texting our TD Diarmuid Reddan at 086 823 6618

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If you need a partner to play with you on BBO text our matchmaker

Geraldine at 086 307 5340

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Competition Winners

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We would like to congratulate the winners of our the Silver Salver Competition for grades below A1:

First place: Mary Wehlan and Mary Mulvany

Second place: Frances Daly and Joan McAndrew

Third place: Mary Murray and Marian Daly

We would also like to thank all those who participated in the event and our TD Diarmuid Reddan who, as usual, made sure everything ran smoothly on the night!

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Annual General Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Cnucha Bridge Club will be held on Wednesday 19th May at 6.45pm.

The meeting will be held virtually using Zoom technology. 

Instructions on how tto install Zoom on your phone/ipad/laptop/PC or how to join a Zoom meeting without installing Zoom are contained in the box below.

An invitation to attend the meeting will be emailed to members beforehand.  If you are not on the Club email list and would like to attend the meeting email cnuchabridge@gmail.com.

If you have a motion which you would like considered at the AGM please email your motion to cnuchabridge@gmail.com before 12th May.

If you would like to join the committee for 2021/22, please arrange for someone to submit a nomination on your behalf to cnuchabridge@gmail.com before 12th May.

Bridge will be held as usual after the meeting finishes

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How to Install Zoom

How to install the Zoom App on your smartphone and join a meeting

 If you haven’t used Zoom before this link has a good tutorial that will show you how to install Zoom and join a meeting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z16EQnJk2GU

How to install the Zoom App on your ipad

If you don’t have a smartphone, this link shows you how to install the app on your tablet. The link above has a better explanation of how to join a meeting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7X9TpAPNaE

How to install the Zoom App on your laptop or PC

If you don’t have a smartphone or ipad, this link shows you how to install the Zoom App on your laptop or PC.  If your laptop or PC does not have a microphone, you won’t be able to ask any questions as no one will be able to hear you speak. If it doesn’t have a camera, the other participants won’t be able to see you.  However in all cases you will be able to see and hear what is going on. Please refer to the first link at the top of the page for instructions on how to join a meeting once you have downloaded and installed the app.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAa3MADuvsg

The Last Resort

If you don’t have a smartphone or ipad and have been unable to install the Zoom app on your laptop or PC click in box below for instructions on how to dial in to a Zoom meeting.

If you haven't used Zoom before, please install the app a few days beforehand and organise a meeting with a friend so that you have used it before the AGM.  Please also dial into the meeting at least five minutes beforehand in case there are any problems.

Charity Night in Aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

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I would like to express my sincere appreciation and thanks to the members of Cnucha Bridge Club and visiting players from many other bridge clubs who supported our virtual bridge charity night in February and raised the fantastic sum of €2,000.  The donation has been made to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA).  If you click on the link below you can see the letter of acknowledgement received from IMNDA.

Thank You - Cnucha Bridge Club.pdf

Frances Boyle, President Cnucha Bridge Club

Club Information

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Looking for a Partner (including for BBO)? 

Telephone Matchmaker: Geraldine Keane  086 307 5340

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Don’t miss out on email notifications.  Notify the Club Secretary of any changes to your email/phone numbers or send an email to cnuchabridge@gmail.com.

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Online Bridge Competitions

To play in a BBO online competition you must register to play in the competition on the evening of the competition.  Registration will open at 2 hours before the start of play.  You register to play by following these steps:

           1.      Logon to BBO (Your partner must also be logged in)

           2.      Click on "Competitive"

           3.      Click on "All Tournaments" 

           4.      Search for the competition ID 

                    For Cnucha the ID is: CBAI 125484  

           5.      Click on the competition.  You will be asked for

                   your  partner's BBO username.  Your partner should

                    also be in the competitive area*.

                       An invite is sent to your partner which they should

                      accept.

             6.     YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO BBO AND IN THE

                      "COMPETITIVE"* AREA AT LEAST 2 MINUTES 

                   BEFORE PLAY BEGINS  OR YOU  WILL BE

                     DEREGISTERED

*BBO will not recognise you as logged in if you are in the "casual" club or playing solitaire

REMEMBER YOU CANNOT REGISTER TO PLAY IN THE CNUCHA COMPETITION UNLESS YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY PROVIDED YOUR BBO USERNAME TO THE COMPETITION TD BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO cnuchabrige@gmail.com OR BY TEXTING OUR TD DIARMUID REDDAN AT 086 823 6618 

Honorary Member of Cnucha Bridge Club
Honorary Member of Cnucha Bridge Club

The Committee and members of Cnucha Bridge Club offer Neil Burke our congratulations on his recent selection as National President of the CBAI. We wish him every success in his new role

For many years the members of this Club have enjoyed his company and have appreciated his enthusiasm in promoting bridge.

In recognition of his willingness to take on such a prestigious and challenging role we have offered him and he has accepted honorary membership of the Club for the 2019/20 bridge season.

(You can log on to Neil's website https://www.bridgewebs.com/nkbbridge/  to follow his activities as President during the year)

Upcoming Bridge Events

 

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The Killarney South of Ireland Congress will be held on BBO from Saturday May 8th to Sunday 16th May.

For details of the competitions being held and how to enter, click on the link below to see the Congress Leaflet

Killarney South of Ireland Congress 2021 May 8th - 16th.pdf

 

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Cheating on BBO

Click on the link below to see CBAI document on cheating on BBO

Cheating at Online Bridge 2.pdf

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Calendar of Events 2020 - 2021

Cnucha Bridge Club

Calendar of Events 2020-2021

Sept 30th  & Oct 7th 

Autumn Pairs (2 Weeks)

Oct 21st

Team of 4 -own grade

Nov 4th 

IBU Simultaneous Pairs

Jan 20th  & 27th 

Club Championship Pairs (2 Weeks)

Feb 3rd 

CBAI Simultaneous Pairs

Feb 17th

Charity night in aid of IMNDA

Mar 3rd  & 10th

President’s Prize (2 Weeks)

April 21st

Team of 4 - mixed grades

May 5th

Silver Salver Competition for A2 and B Grades

Results
#15812 Pairs Cnucha Inter A- / Inter B
BBO
#53115 Pairs Cnucha Master / Inter A+
#92187 Cnucha SILVER SALVER Inter A2 / Inter B
BBO 7.30pm
#92183 Cnucha Master / Inter A1
#58715 Cnucha Inter A- / Inter B
BBO
#58713 Cnucha Master / Inter A+
Team of 4 - mixed grades
BBO 7.30pm
#91168 Cnucha Inter A- / Inter B
BBO 7.30pm
#91166 Pairs Cnucha Master / Inter A+
#26825 Cnucha Inter A- / Inter B
BBO 7.30pm
#26806 Cnucha Master / Inter A+
#26815 Cnucha Inter A- / Inter B
BBO 7.30pm
Calendar
Wed 19th May 2021
BBO
Masters and A: Diarmuid Reddan
A, B and Novice: Diarmuid Reddan
Wed 26th May 2021
BBO
Masters and A: Diarmuid Reddan
A, B and Novice: Diarmuid Reddan
Wed 2nd Jun 2021
Summer Bridge
BBO
Masters and A: Diarmuid Reddan
A, B and Novice: Diarmuid Reddan