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Purchasing BB$

It is necessary to pay in advance to Bridge Base Online (BBO) in order to play in Newton Abbot's online events. BBO is an American website and  accepts payment for what they call Bridge Base dollars (BB$,) 

There is a minimum purchase amount of BB$10 and the payment you make is converted to UK £. Your account is credited and will then be debited by $3 when you pay the table money for an event .

Register to Play in an online Event

Everybody needs to go onto the BBO website and register for the event or tournament from 2 hours in advance.

Please do not leave it to the last minute as we need to resolve any of your problems and finalise the movement before we start.

Click for detailed instructions and screenshots

 

Welcome to Newton Abbot Bridge Club
Newton Abbot "Face to face" Bridge

We play at the Recreational Trust on Marsh Road. Postcode TQ12 2AR 

There is free parking on site and table money is £2-50 (£3-50 for visitors). If the car park is full in the evening then Cricketfield Road car park is nearby (5 minute walk) where parking is free after 6-00pm. Note that there is now a barrier at the car park, so if you are visiting for the first time then please contact us for the code.

We are continuing with the hosted Relaxed Bridge sessions on Tuesday afternoons, 1-15 for a 1-30 start, and the more competitive Thursday evening sessions at 6-30 for a 6-45 start.  The Tuesday and Thursday sessions are in a function room exclusively for our own use. The bar is open in the evening along with other recreational facilities. Please ask at reception for directions to the bar and function room. 

Here is a map showing where the Recreational Trust venue is in Newton Abbot.

Hope to see you playing Bridge with us!

 

 

All About Us

As an EBU affiliated club, we offer duplicate bridge for all players from beginners through to Grand Masters. 

Tuesday afternoon - Hosted Relaxed Bridge.  Suitable for all standards. 

Tuesday evening - online BBO bridge suitable for improvers and more experienced players. 

Thursday evening – this is our night for experienced players and improvers to play a serious competitive game of bridge.

We have a reputation for being a very friendly club where there is something for everyone and everyone is welcome.  Visitors are particularly welcome. 

For more information contact the Secretary Will Hand on 01364 661331 who will be able to help.

Form to join Newton Abbot Bridge Club

Please complete the form below if you would like to join our club.

The form will be sent to members of the Committee who will respond to your application.

Thanks for considering Newton Abbot.


 

Newton Abbot Online Bridge
 

For the results from the online sessions hosted by Plymouth, click here.


Club online sessions are currently held on Tuesday evenings.

Bridge starts at 7.00 pm  (please register in good time before then)

Newton Abbot and Plymouth have joined forces for BBO on line events

and are hosting sessions on alternate weeks.

Just search New [ for Newton ] and PLY for [ Plymouth ] in the normal way.

 

 The results including details of hands and contracts will be viewable as usual on the Results tab. 

You may take part whether or not you are a Newton Abbot Bridge Club Member or  an EBU member.

Entry cost  is 3BB$ per person payable when you and your partner register on BBO to play in a session -

Registration is open from two hours before the scheduled start time of a session. Until then you will not find the event listed. 

If you would like to play online but do not have a partner you can use our partner finding page which you can access here - 

 

For an introduction to playing online on BridgeBase Online (BBO) click here

There is also an excellent FAQ and beginners guide from Bath Bridge club here

 

Provide BBO User Names for Online Event

In order to play in NABC competitions, the club will need to know your BBO name and other details in advance. 

You do not need to provide information again if you have already provided your BBO username for online events.

It is essential that details for players not already known to us are given by completing the box provided below.

This must be done at least 24 hours before the competition is due to start to ensure we can process submissions in time. If we can not then players may be blocked when they register.

Need help with BBO? Check our BBO Introduction

Need a Partner?

Please contact our temporary Partnership Coordinator, Will Hand, by email:

will@lyneside.co.uk

… and he will reply, asking for dates & details, and then search for a suitable partner.

Bridge lessons at Torquay
The next BEGINNERS class starts on Weds 17 April (6.30 to 8pm) and will run for 8 weeks. Improvers classes are also available.  If interested you can "CONTACT US" at the top left corner of the Torquay website. Please click here:  Torquay Bridge Club, Devon (bridgewebs.com)
 
Calendar
Thu 25th April 2024
Duplicate Pairs GOLD CUP
6-45
Director: Terence Treeby
Scorer: Richard Feetenby
Tue 30th April 2024
Relaxed Pairs
1-30
Director: John Bower
Scorer: John Bower
Host: Yes
Tue 30th April 2024
BBO Pairs PLY
7-00
Thu 2nd May 2024
Teams of 4-drawn Pairs
6-45
Director: Ferai Akyol
Scorer: Terence Treeby
Tue 7th May 2024
Relaxed Pairs
1-30
Director: John Bower
Scorer: John Bower
Host: Yes
Tue 7th May 2024
BBO Pairs NA
7-00
Director: Will Hand
Scorer: Will Hand
Results
Relaxed Pairs
Director: Penny
Scorer: Penny
BBO Pairs NA
Director: Ferai Akyol
Scorer: Ferai Akyol
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Sue
Scorer: Betty
Relaxed Pairs
Director: John Bower
Scorer: John Bower