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This web site holds all details of online events including schedules, results and registration forms.

It also holds the results of events run by the Manchester County Bridge Association after 1st December 2019. 

The main web site for the county is www.manchesterbridge.org.uk

Click on County Web Site above, for more detail on the county events

Be Cautious - Enjoy Your Bridge - Enjoy The Summer & Stay Safe!

MCBA Green Pointed Swiss Teams 2021

MCBA Green Pointed Swiss Teams 2021

 

MANCHESTER COUNTY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

 

INVITE YOU TO PLAY IN THEIR FIRST FACE TO FACE EVENT OF THE YEAR

(subject to government regulations)

 

 

GREEN POINTED SWISS TEAMS

 

SUNDAY  AUGUST 1ST  2021  11.00am start

 

 

 

 

STRICTLY LIMITED TO 16 TEAMS TO ALLOW FOR ADEQUATE SPACING

 

 

 

VENUE           BRAMHALL VILLAGE HALL (HOME OF BRAMHALL AND CHEADLE BRIDGE CENTRE)

2 MELBOURNE RD (OFF LUMB LANE) BRAMHALL SK7 1LR

           

 

 

 

 

DETAILS        

Seven matches of 7 boards

Prizes to the top 3 teams + non expert (minimum 3 non expert entrants)  

Results and presentation at about 6.30 pm

Green Point Awards to EBU Scale  

 

 

Results will be posted on the ManchesterEvents website

 

REFRESHMENTS

Free coffee, tea & biscuits available all day. After round 3 there will be a short lunch break

THE MCBA ARE OFFERING A FREE SANDWICH/CAKE LUNCH TO ALL COMPETITORS TO WELCOME YOU ALL BACK TO FACE TO FACE BRIDGE

CELEBRATE AT THE PRIZE PRESENTATION WITH A GLASS OF WINE

 

 

 

 

 

ENTRY            £20 per Player (Half-price for under 22s & students in full time education)

Please use the Online Entry Forms on ManchesterEvents website at

https://www.bridgewebs.com/manchesterevents and pay by BACS

BACS Details : Manchester County Bridge Association, Sort Code : 01-07-20.  A/c Number 41526708 using the reference GPST21 together with your surname

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE

Entries will be accepted in order of receipt provided they have been paid

Otherwise they may be replaced by later entries which are paid earlier

                                                                                           

  All Players must be members of their Home Union

   

 

 Manchester Contract Bridge Association (MCBA) will only use any data it collects on you for the legitimate purposes of the MCBA. 

It will not pass on any data to any third party without your written consent. 

For full details of how the MCBA collects, stores and uses your data please see the MCBA privacy policy at http://www.manchesterbridge.org.uk/2018PrivacyPolicy.html

FORM
MCBA - COUNTY NEWSLETTER JUNE 2021

Chair's Corner

As Chair of Manchester County Bridge I want to give heartfelt thanks to all the people who have been involved in organising and running Manchester County’s Online bridge. Back in March when we had to stop playing bridge face to face things looked bleak. How would we cope without our games of bridge?

Very quickly individuals in the County stepped in and organised on line games, ensuring that hundreds of our members could continue with their favourite mind sport from home during lockdown. They also organised  Inter County matches, monthly Charity Pairs, Green Pointed events, the  Higson Cup.and online league which is now  in its 8th season. So from late March 2020 to 31 May 2021 that’s almost 3000 tables.

In addition, during that period we have had an average of 42 teams playing teams bridge for a total of 40 weeks 

The team has also helped to introduce RealBridge across Manchester and helped clubs with the set up of their online sessions. The team has also helped with the training of teachers in the use of IT platforms.

As time has gone by the Clubs in the County have taken up the baton and developed their own online sessions. The need for the County to provide sessions has diminished and accordingly will take a break over the Summer and see what the situation is in the Autumn. We are sure that the future will involve playing bridge online as well as face to face. The County will do whatever we can to enable players to keep playing the game they love.

So, thanks to the team who gave up so much of their time to make this possible: Alec Smalley, Dave Tilley, Jeff Smith, Joy Blakey, Victor Ridding, Espen Gisvold and the leader of the team Adam Wiseberg. 

Irene Davies

 


Charity Thanks

When we first started our online sessions back in March 2020 they were free to enter and the County Executive realised that this might be an opportunity to have a charity event once a month to support local organisations in the time of crisis. So, in the early dark times of lockdown starting in April, we held a charity event on the last Wednesday of the month.  

The response from all of you, together with contributions from the County treasury, has been quite simply, fantastic, and I thank you all for your generosity.  Each of the recipients has been so touched to receive our generous donations and written lovely letters in appreciation.  My thanks also to the brilliant directors who not only donate and play, but also do not charge to run the events.

The total raised in the 14 months is £11,550 and the recipients have been:

St. Ann's Hospice, Francis House, Centrepoint Manchester, The Seashell Trust, Nicky Alliance Day Centre, The Compassionate Friends, Manchester Mind, Mustard Tree, The Neuromuscular Society, Prevent Breast Cancer at Wythenshawe Hospital, Prostate Cancer at the Christie, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Motor Neurone Disease Association and Moodswings.

With the easing of lockdown and the prospect of summer ahead of us, we are all taking a break.  If possible in the Autumn, we may run more Charity Duplicates - Manchester County Cares - thank you all, once again, for your amazing support. 

Enjoy the summer and stay well

Joy Blakey.


 

Hi Joy
 
Many thanks for your email and thank you so much for thinking of Moodswings.  As a small charity we very much appreciate all donations.  I can assure you that this will go directly towards supporting vulnerable people, some of whom have no other form of support.  We are grateful and touched that you chose us and thrilled to receive it. 
 
I have attached our bank details.  If you would like us to thank you publicly then please let us know how best to do this via social media etc and we would be happy to.  Please pass on our thanks and the gratitude of our trustees to your members.  
 
Best wishes
 
Linda
 
Linda Wilson
General Manager/CEO
Moodswings, Manchester, 
Reg Charity 1077513, Company no 3833841
Guidelines from the EBU for return to Face to Face Bridge in Clubs
Guidelines from the EBU for return to Face to Face Bridge in Clubs