Release 2.19n
Mis-dealt Board 15th January

Unfortunately Board 30 in last night SIMS was misdealt.  I have advised the EBU and they will mark this board separately in the overall SIMS results.  

Janet Dowdle

Lost Property at NBC

If you leave any property at the bridge club, look first in the club cupboard. 

If not found,  ring the school Librarian on 01531 820550 who looks after Lost Property for the school.

Scoring Errors

If you notice a scoring error, please notify the NBC Directors by midday on the day following the event.

Any correction must be authorised by the TD from the event and agreed by the opposition. Scores will have been entered by one pair and accepted by the other so subsequent correction isn't mandatory.

Emergency Contact

Please note that the Emergency Phone Number is no longer in use.

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Newent Bridge Club
NEWENT BOWL - 23rd February 2020
NEWENT BOWL - 23rd February 2020

The 42nd Newent Bowl will be held on Sunday 23rd February 2020.  We are changing the format this year to a Swiss Pairs event, and reverting to the original concept of a more social event, without Blue Points but with a very nice tea.

The entry fee is £10 per person, cheques payable to Newent Bridge Club or direct to our bank account (details on the entry form).

Entry forms are available here, from the club or a member of the committee.  Entries are limited to 60 Pairs so enter early for a guaranteed place.  

Newent Bridge Club, Gloucestershire
Newent Bridge Club, Gloucestershire

We meet twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays at Newent Community School.

Play starts at 7.00pm on both evenings. Please be seated by 6.50pm to give the Director time to arrange the movement and start on time.

Wednesday is a competitive evening and you must come with a partner.  On Fridays there are two duplicate sessions, a relaxed yet competitive non-hosted session and a gentlebridge session (see below).

All hands are created and dealt using a Duplimate dealing system. Scoring is completed electronically at the table via BridgeMates and the  result is available at the end of the session.  Printed hand records are available afterwards to take home.

Visitors and any players wishing to join the club are always very welcome.

Gentle Bridge on Fridays - All Welcome
Gentle Bridge on Fridays - All Welcome

Gentle Bridge on Friday evenings is for club members and visitors who wish to play a more social game of bridge. 

It also supports learners by  introducing them to duplicate bridge where advice and guidance is available from an experienced player if needed.    We play 15- 20 boards per session using standard ACOL (with a few simple variations),  Masterpoints are not awarded. 

Club members are welcome to play in the Gentle Bridge session and are encouraged to bring along any friends who they feel might enjoy a more informal game.  Gentle Bridge sessions are hosted so there is no need to come with a partner. 

22nd January 2020
Winter Pairs 4
Director: Paul
Scorer: Hylary
24th January 2020
Friday Duplicate
Director: Richard
Scorer: Jon
24th January 2020
Gentle Bridge
Director: Ken
Scorer: Andrew
Gentle Bridge
Director: Ken
Scorer: Ken
Friday Duplicate
Director: mark
Scorer: mark
British Winter SIM Pairs
Director: Hylary
Scorer: Rosie