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The Links will host 2 weeks of Mixed Pairs online on 30 Nov & 7 Dec, starting at 19:00. 

Entry can be made here: https://sabfonline.co.za/sabf/gbu/Tournament/Enter/184

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The Links Supervised Bridge

Every Thursday Morning - Face-to-face at The Links

10:00 - 12:00

R50/player

All levels welcome

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♠  ♣   The Links AGM was held on Saturday 24 September 2022. ♠  ♣  

Minutes of the meeting can be found here.

Contact

Contact Rob Stephens for any enquiries:

072 431 6599

drowzee88@gmail.com

The Links MP Pairs - Wednesday Nights

The Links hosted 4 weeks of MP Pairs on 27 July, and 3 10 & 17 August on BBO.

Best 3 out of 4 weeks counted overall.

Congrats to Allan & Louise Berman on a solid performance by averaging 58,49% over their top 3 nights. 

Overall results can be found here

 

 

Welcome to The Links Bridge Club
Saturday Afternoons
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A few clubs have joined forces on Saturday afternoons, to essentially create a countrywide simultaneous event every week. 
The Links online (A & B), The Links face-to-face, Orchards online, WCBU online, and Trumps face-to-face (Cape Town), all play the same hands, with all the results being combined afterwards.
An official ladder began on 3 September 2022, with the top 10 pairs countrywide earning points for their clubs. ..........

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Join us at The Links

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The Links plays daily on BBO, as well as face-to-face on Saturday afternoons

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Schedule

 Face-to-face bridge (R50/player):

Saturday 13:45 - 17:00

  BBO ($2.50/player):

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 12:30 & 15:00 - 17:30

Saturday - 09:30 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 17:00

Sunday 09:30 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 16:30

BBO Teams League (16th Edition)
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♠  ♣  The 16th Edition of The Links BBO Teams League took place from 26th October -  23 November 2022. ♠  ♣ 

Congratulations to team Bjerregaard for a closely fought win over Narunsky. ..........

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BBO Registration

♠  ♣   Registration for The Links BBO Pairs tournaments open 2 hours before each tournament. 

Pairs are encouraged to register early, and then actively log back into BBO a few minutes before the start.

If you register early and remain stationary on the site, there is a strong possibility that your device may "freeze", which may prevent you from starting the tournament.

This appears to be prevalent on Apple devices (mostly iPads).

Only a few minutes will be allowed for offline players to get back online, before the tournament will start without offline pairs. ♠  ♣  

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Click here to get results.

For the most up to date results directly from BBO, click here.

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Monthly Averages
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Congratulations to Neville Eber, Craig Gower & Carol Sifris on taking the top 3 spots in November's monthly average.

Click here for the full list. ..........

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2022 Membership

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Membership for The Links for 2023, whether you play online, or face-to-face, is R100/player.

SABF & GBU subs are an additional R250/player combined.

Either or both amounts can paid into The Links account:

Bridge S A The Links

Bank: Nedbank
Account #: 1756009600
Account type: Current account
Branch code: 198765

Reference: Membership + name/sabf#

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BBO Payments

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The Links BBO Pairs tournament entry fee is $2,50/player.

Players can purchase BBO $'s directly with BBO by clicking here.

Alternatively, players may transfer a minimum of R750 into The Links account below, and we will purchase and transfer BBO $'s into your BBO account.

Please allow several days for payments to reflect and be processed.

The Links Bridge Club
Bidvest Bank A/C# 398853001
Branch: 462005
Reference: Name+BBO username

If you're using Investec Bank, use A/C# 00398853001

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2022 Averages

Click here for yearly averages up until the end of July. Minimum 30 events played. 

Calendar
5th December 2022
10:00 BBO Pairs
10:00
5th December 2022
15:00 BBO Pairs
15:00
6th December 2022
10:00 BBO Pairs
10:00
Results
09:30 BBO Pairs
14:00 BBO Pairs
16:50 BBO Individual Tournament (12Boards)