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Welcome to Dunboyne Bridge Club
Welcome To Dunboyne Bridge Club

Dunboyne Bridge Club plays in the Old School House, Main Street, Dunboyne on Monday evenings.

Due to the ongoing situation with respect to Covid-19 the Club is not meeting in the Old School House at this time and is operating the Club online via BBO until it is possible to safely resume activites in the Old School House.

IBU Sim Pairs

Congratulations to two of our members, Irene McCrone and Marie Joyce, who came second in Ireland in the Monday Sims Pairs.  Congratulations to you both!

Click on the link below then click on "Dunboyne Friends" if you would like to find out how you did in the Monday session of the IBU Sim Pairs

https://www.simpairs.com/clubs.asp?session=004617

Cunningham League Winners

We would like to congratulate three of our teams who were very successful in this years Cunningham League

Our two A1 teams were placed 2nd and 4th.  The team who came 2nd consisted of Constance Cunningham, Catherine Mullins, Eleanor Greene and Kay Keenan. The team who came 4th consisted of Barry Leahy, Debbie Leahy, David Moran and Denis O'Shaughnessy.

In the A2 section one of our teams consisting of Angela Harford, Therese Dowling, Ann McCartney and Michael McCartney came 3rd.

Congratulations to all!

Cheating on BBO

Click on the link below to see the document issued by the CBAI on Cheating on BBO

Please note the CBAI have asked all members playing online to confirm to their club that they have read this document.

Members who have not already done so, should email dunboynebridgeclub@gmail.com to confirm they have read this document

Cheating at Online Bridge 2.pdf

Online Bridge - Instructions for registering to play

You must register to play in the competition on BBO on the day of the competition.  The competition should be available for you to register in from 2 hours before the start time (i.e. about 5.30pm for a 7.30pm start).  To faciliate the TD in setting up the competition we ask members to register by 7pm. You register to play by following these steps:

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

2.      Click on "Competitive” (Your partner should also click on this)

3.      Click on "All Tournaments" 

 4.      Search for the competition: ID CBAI125517 

5.      Click on the competition.  You will be asked for your partner's BBO username. 

6.       An invitation will be sent to your partner via BBO and your partner should accept the invitation 

7.  At least 2 minutes before the competition is due to start you and your partner must be logged into BBO in the “competitive” area.  (BBO will not recognise you as logged in if you are in the "casual" club or playing solitaire).

8.  The competition is set up so it will not begin until all those who registered to play are online. 

Championship Pairs Winners 2019
Championship Pairs Winners 2019

Congratulations to Bernie Ryan and Roisin O'Gorman, our 2019 Club Championship Pairs winners pictured with our club President, Ronnie Carroll.

Well Done
Well Done

Congratulations to two of our members, Maura Colgan and Frances Daly who came first in the B section of the Mid Leinster Regional Pairs competition on Saturday, 30 November.

Maura and Frances will represent the region in the National Pairs Finals and we wish them well.

Charity Night- Thank You

Thanks to all who came along to the Charity Night on October 14th.  It was a very enjoyable evening and with your support, €1,385 was raised on the night for the President’s chosen charity Suicide Awareness Dublin 15. The funds raised will help make a difference to this very worthwhile charity. Thanks again to all who helped make the night a great success.

 

Do's and Dont's

 

 

The following was issued by the Mid-Leinster Region of the CBAI.

Do’s and Don’ts at Bridge

  1. A player may not correct partner’s mistaken explanation of a bid or signal.
  2. If partner hesitates before calling, a player must show that the action now chosen could not have been influenced by the hesitation.
  3. Your opponents are entitled to know of any partnership agreement you may have.
  4. A player may only ask for an explanation when it is their turn to call.
  5. Lead face down, but turn the card over before dummy is shown.
  6. Check your tricks.  Agree score.  Have contract and result entered before spoiling your won/lost cards.
  7. Do not accept the decision of opponents if a ruling is required.  The T.D. is responsible for all rulings.
  8. Players have a duty to ascertain how opponents communicate:
    Basic system – Acol or Precision or . . .
    Variations – strength of NT, 4 or 5 card majors, etc.
    Other – discards, leads, signals, etc.
  9. Bids above 3NT should not be alerted unless they occur on the first round of bidding.
  10. Defenders may ask one another about possible revokes.

 

 

Bridge Lessons

Click on link below to see details on CBAI website of online bridge lessons for all levels

https://www.cbai.ie/learn-to-play-and-teach/

Upcoming Bridge Events

Upcoming Bridge Events

Naas Pairs Competition

The Naas Pairs Competition will be held on BBO on Saturday January 22nd at 11am.  Pre-entry is NOT required.

However you should check on the Mid Leinster Region website that your username is on their list. For further details of the competition click on the link below.

MLR NAAS PAIRS 2022.pdf

Cork Bridge Congress

The Cork Bridge Congress will be held on BBO from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February. 

Pre-entry is required.  You can access the entry form by clicking on the link below

Cork Bridge Congress Entry Form

To see details of the competitions being held click on the link below

CORK BRIDGE CONGRESS.pdf

Holmes Wilson Cup

 

The Holmes Wilson Cup will be held online on RealBridge on Saturday and Sunday February 12th and 13th

This is a National Teams competition open to Master and Intermediate A grades only

Pre-entry is required via the CBAI online system: http://competitions.cbai.ie/

Spiro Cup

The Spiro Cup will be held in Templeogue Castle Community Bridge Centre on Saturday February 26th at 13.30

This is a National Mixed Pairs competition open to Master and Intermediate A grades only

Pre-entry is required via the CBAI online system: http://competitions.cbai.ie/

The Mid Leinster Region Calendar of Events for 2021 - 22 may be viewed by clicking on the link below

MLR Calendar 2021-22.pdf

Results
Dunboyne & Friends
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Dunboyne & Friends
7.30pm
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7.30pm
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7.30pm
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7.30pm
Dunboyne & Friends IBU Sims
7.30pm
Autumn Pairs: NS Last week
Autumn Pairs: EW last week
Calendar
Mon 24th Jan 2022
Dunboyne & Friends
7.30pm
TD: Kevin Gorman
Mon 31st Jan 2022
Dunboyne & Friends
7.30pm
TD: Dermot Mulcahy
Mon 7th Feb 2022
Dunboyne & Friends CBAI Sims
7.30pm
TD: Kay Keenan
Mon 14th Feb 2022
Dunboyne & Friends
7.30pm
TD: Barry Leahy
Mon 21st Feb 2022
Dunboyne & Friends
7.30pm
TD: Denis O'Shaughnessy
Mon 28th Feb 2022
Championship Pairs
7.30pm
TD: Róisín O'Gorman
Mon 7th Mar 2022
Championship Pairs
7.30pm
TD: Róisín O'Gorman