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We are an EBU club and part of the Leicestershire CBA. We play club duplicate bridge, teams and other competitions. During the COVID 19 pandemic we temporarily suspended our usual face to face session, but from 6th September we are back to Face to Face (F2F) Bridge sessions on a Monday evening at 7pm at Barrowby Sports Pavilion. We will continue to run our Virtual Online Bridge Club using both Bridge Base Online (BBO) and RealBridge. New members  are welcome to play online, but please complete the Membership Application Form.  

Grantham Virtual Bridge Club

Bridge Base Online (BBO) We run duplicate pairs session every Tuesday evening at 6.45 pm and a Gentle Duplicate pairs session every Wednesday mornings at 9.45am.  

RealBridge (which has built in video and sound)  We run duplicate pairs session every Thursday afternoon at 1.45pm. 

If you are unsure about playing online, we are happy to run some sessions to help you get comfortable playing in the online environment - just email us and take a look at the HELP SECTIONS in the right hand column here.

Pastoral SupportYou may be a club member, or know of a club member, who would like to be contacted for any number of reasons - they may be poorly, isolating, have suffered a bereavement or, more happily, be celebrating a major event in their lives. If so, Jennie Rea would be happy to hear from you and to follow up as appropriate. tel 01476 593070 or JennieGBC21@gmail.com.

Club News

Late Summer 2021 Pairs League

The compettion has now finished.  The winners were Bill and John, and Becky and Judy were the runners up.  The full results matrix is here and individual match results are here


Special General Meeting 6 Dec 21

Links to the Agenda for the SGM, reports by the Chair and Treasurer, responses to the Survey and voting forms for voting on two proposals that are being put to the SGM are on the SGM 6 Dec 21 menu item to be found on the main menu to the left.


FACE to FACE BRIDGE is back

From 6th September we are back to Face to Face (F2F) Bridge sessions on a Monday evening at 7pm at Barrowby Sports Pavilion. We will continue to run all our Virtual Online Bridge Club sessions on the same days as before.


Are you looking for a partner?

Try using the “Find a Partner” facility You can let others know that you are wanting a partner, or register that you need a partner for a specific bridge session. If you need help logging into the members area just ask a committee member.

County News
County News

LCBA Competitions

LCBA has now produced its calendar of events for the 2021/22 season and a copy can be viewed here.  LCBA is hoping to restart face to face bridge early in 2022 and the competitions being run in the months leading up to the end of 2021 will be run on BBO.  Key dates for the rest of this year are repeated below:

Wed 24 Nov - Stanley Trophy Round 3 (BBO)

Entry forms for the Online Stanley (Wed 24 Nov) are availble here

The results of the LCBA 2020/21 competitions can be found on the LCBA web site (www.bridgewebs.com/leicestershire/).  

Midland Counties 6-High Swiss Teams - Sat 27 Nov

This is a Swiss Teams event open to Club Members where the average NGS ranking for the team is no higher than 6.  Full details, including how to register a team for the event, are in this flyer here. Leicestershire CBA will pay the entry fee and the competition will comprise approximately 25 boards starting at 2pm and will be played on RealBridge.   Entries must be received by Mon 22 Nov - by email to dpollardle23ad@hotmail.co.uk.

 

Calendar
5th December 2021
FREE extra session, Realbridge.
Realbridge 10.45
About 18 boards, screens. Free extra session.
Director: Patsy Scriven
6th December 2021
Monday F2F Duplicate Pairs
Barrowby Pavilion 7.00pm
Director: John Ronan
Scorer: Bill Barclay
Dealer: Carol Fisher
7th December 2021
Tuesday On-line Duplicate Pairs
BBO 6:45pm
Director: Sarah Stainforth
Results
Realbridge Grantham Thursday pm
Director: Carol Hulse
Scorer: Neil Henfrey
Wednesday On-line Gentle Duplicate
Director: Bill Barclay
Scorer: Bill Barclay
Tuesday On-line Duplicate Pairs
Director: John Ronan
Scorer: John Ronan