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CLUB GRADE PROFILE

N2:0, N1:0, B2:21, B1:15, A2:57, A1:22, MA:28, MR:1

MATCHMAKER 

Brendan Doyle 0858701023

Welcome to Coolmine Bridge Club
Termination of Coolmine BBO

The Committee Meeting on Tuesday evening decided to terminate Coolmine BBO with immediate effect. Our thanks and gratitude to Brendan and Dylan for all their hard work, dedication & patience running it over the last 3 years. But, if you are an online bridge fan, remember BBO is available under the Roselawn banner every Monday, Wed & Friday evening - contact Brendan for details.

CBAI Sims Pairs

The CBAI Sims Pairs will be held Tue. 7th of Feb. Competitors should be seated by 7.15 pm to facilitate the smooth organisation of the competition by the Tournament Director. Your cooperation will be greatly appreciated. No BBO that night.

Naas Pairs - Saturday Feb 4th 11 pm on BBO

MLR Naas Pairs, Open Pairs All Grades, MLR MEMBERS. For updated information on this competition click on USEFUL LINKS on left bar menu, Then click on the MLR website. 

BRIDGE UPDATE FROM BLANAID MORRIS

Dear President and Secretary, Happy New Year to all of you and your members. I'd like to remind you about MLR competitions coming up in the next few weeks.

First we have Round 4 of the Cunningham League on Jan 22nd, followed by Regional Teams on Saturday, Jan 28th and the Naas Pairs on Sat February 4th.   All will be online, the teams on Real Bridge and the Naas Pairs on BBO. We plan to have the President's Cup as a face to face competition on Sat March 25th. The Regional Teams competition is a qualifier for the National Teams on 22nd of April. National events include the Mens and Womens Pairs and Teams this weekend, CBAI Sims week from Feb 6 - 10, the Holmes Wilson on Feb 11 - 12 and the Novice and Intermediate Congress on February 17th in Cork. Finally please bring your members attention to the new Irish Bridge Journal. Click Irish Bridge Journal. It will be published 4 times a year and is free to all CBAI members.

Trinity College Research Project

Dear President and Secretary,

Some of your members may be interested in volunteering to take part in a research project in Trinity College. It is entitled "Common mechanisms for decision-making and working memory in health and old age "The volunteers should be between 65 and 85 years old, it would involve around 3 hours on three occasions.   More details can be found on the CBAI website. Click Trinity college Research Project

Kind regards, Blanaid.

GUIDELINES FOR RETURN TO LIVE BRIDGE

First and most importantly, if you have any COVID 19 symptoms, DO NOT COME IN! Instead follow the medical advice relevant to your personal circumstances. Latest guidelines are available on the HSE website under COVID 19 (hse.ie).

When you are coming to the club remember the following

: Wearing of masks will be optional, members may make their own decision.

: There will be a sanitiser pump at every table, you may wish to bring a pocket- sized sanitiser.

: Carbon dioxide monitors will be in use.

: Members will be required to have their own bidding boxes, which will be available to purchase, (new €10 or 2nd hand €5).

: Please bring exact table money.

: We suggest that you exercise personal responsibility by sanitising hand regularly.

Finally, please make it your business to put fellow members at ease. Do not cramp personal space, observe sneezing and coughing etiquette (cover your mouth with your sleeve/ elbow or tissue) and take all hygiene measures seriously. Please play your part in making the comfort and safety of all players our priority as we return to live bridge. The Committee.

 

Mid Leinster Region Calendar 2022-2023

Cunningham League
Oct-16 Matchday 1 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge
Nov-06 Matchday 2 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge
Dec-18 Matchday 3 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge
Jan-22 Matchday 4 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge
Feb-26 Matchday 5 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge
Apr-16 Matchday 6 Sunday 7:15pm Real Bridge

Other Events
Sep-16 MLR Secretaries Meeting Friday
Dec-03 Regional Pairs Saturday 11am
Jan-28 Regional Teams Saturday 11am
Feb-04 Naas Pairs Saturday 11am
Mar-25 President's Cup Saturday 11am
May-26 MLR AGM Friday

President's Prize Winner 2022 Ann Clerkin
President's Prize Winner 2022 Ann Clerkin
Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017

Want to view the updated Laws of Duplicate Bridge? Click here.

For a brief summary of the major changes, click here.

REGIONAL TEAMS WIN FOR COOLMINE
REGIONAL TEAMS WIN FOR COOLMINE

Regional Teams last Sat,  Congrats to Owen Cummins, Arthur McGrail, Paddy Daly & Mags Kelly who came First. So, looking forward to National Pairs Final 1st & 2nd April. 

USEFUL LINKS

MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO VIEW "USEFUL LINKS" ON THE LEFT BAR MENU. DIRECT LINKS TO CBAI, MLR, CUNNINGHAM LEAGUE SITES AND MUCH MORE. ANNUAL REPORTS, FIXTURES, CALENDARS ETC, CAN BE  ACCESSED HERE.

Results
Hall A
Hall B
Online BBO
Hall A
Hall B
Online BBO
Calendar
7th Feb 2023
Hall A CBAI Sims Pairs
7.15
7th Feb 2023
Hall B CBAI Sims Pairs
7.15
14th Feb 2023
Hall A
7.30
14th Feb 2023
Hall B
7.30
21st Feb 2023
Hall A
7.30
21st Feb 2023
Hall B
7.30