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For 2020-21, Membership has been set at $20 for returning and new members. Benefits awarded to members in good standing include voting privileges and a one time complimentary name tag. New members are asked to fill out a membership form
and send it to

You can  etransfer $20 to 
Password Swilers

Membership Application.pdf



Library:The "Information" tab
above provides a list of books.


Please remember that Bridge on the Edge is a scent-free bridge club. We have several members who are severely allergic to scent.

Welcome to Bridge On The Edge

Web Site

Welcome to the website of Bridge on the Edge, based in St. John's, NL, Canada.  In 2016 we became a player owned bridge club.  We support a respectful culture, both at the bridge table and in all BOTE communications, for the enjoyment and growth of all members.  Due to Covid -19 all our games are presently online.  

Please check with any Board member if you need additional information.

Gold Point Opportunities

All club games this week will award double points, 25% of these will be gold.  To help you in your quest for the elusive gold, BOTE is offering extra games.  Our schedule this week will be:- 
Monday 1:35pm 24 boards, 6 minute rounds;

Tuesday 1:45pm 0-500 MP 21 boards, 7 minute rounds; 
  Tuesday 7:00pm 21 boards, 6 minute rounds;

        Wednesday 1:35pm 24 boards, 6 minute rounds;

    Thursday 1:35pm 24 boards, 6 minute rounds;

     Friday 7:00pm 24 boards, 6 minute rounds and 

 Sunday 1:35pm 24 boards 6 minute rounds. 

So many opportunities for gold!!

As there are additional ACBL fees for gold point games, the cost of the games this week will be $6 rather than $5, make sure you have enough BBO$ in your account  . . . ...



BOTE will be offering a weekly 0-499 MP game, Tuesday afternoons, 1:45pm, 21 boards, 7 minutes per round for a trial period.  We need at least five tables to make the game viable so grab your favourite partner and sign up on BBO on Tuesday this upcoming week and every Tuesday thereafter.  
To play in this game you have to be an ACBL member, however, at the moment the ACBL is offering free trial memberships so why not give it a whirl?? The link to guest membership is
If you need to find a partner for the game there are three options available:-
- you can sign up on the BOTE website for the game and indicate you need a partner;
- in the two hours before game time you can use the partnership option on BBO on the BOTE game tab; or 
- contact info, and we will try to find you a partner. 
Remember, to play in the game you have sign up on BBO on Tuesday up to two hours before game time.  
If you have any questions or need help with getting started on BBO (fall is falling good time to start an indoor activity ☺️) contact  We’re here to help make your online experience a positive one. 
REMINDER----BOTE online Tuesday

Reminder! Next BOTE online game November 24th @ 1:45 pm (0-499 MP) and 7:00 pm

How’s your preparation going?  

Have you signed up for BBO?  

Got your bridge bucks? 

Had a practise game to get used to the interface?  

Lined up a partner, (who will have to be online when you register after 11:35 am for the afternoon games and 5:00 pm for the evening)?

*If you need a partner, we will try to help, email*

Asked for help if you need it? *Please do it today, not the morning of the game.*

Looking forward to seeing you online.

To review results go to and open appropriate file date.

What's Happening in November
What's Happening in November

Updated game information

Monday 1:35pm  24 boards, six min rounds

Tuesday 1:45pm 0-499 MPs  21 boards, seven min rounds
Tuesday 7:00pm  21 boards, six min rounds

Wednesday 1:35pm 24 boards, 6 min rounds

Thursday 1:35pm 24 boards six min rounds

Friday 7:00pm 24 boards, 6 min rounds

Sunday 1:35pm 24 boards, 6 min rounds

BBO Tips

Use "Search” (top right) in the ACBL Virtual club section to find the BOTE game easily.

If your bid should be alerted, then before you make your bid, type the alert and a full explanation into the space labelled "Alert”. Then bid. Only the opponents can see the alert so you are not telling your partner what your bid means. For example if you are bidding 3 clubs after a 1 spade opener, don’t just say ‘Bergen’, say '4 card support 10-12 pts

In ACBL games, the director can not "undo" an action. So if your concerned about clicking the wrong bid or selecting the wrong card, you can select "confirm bid" or "confirm play" in Account-Settings - just be mindful this will add time to your play! 

Language of bridge online:

Find or Become a Partner on BBO:
Please access the following link: BBO_Partners.pdf

How to fill out a Convention Card on BBO:

24th November 2020
Afternoon - Under 500 pts
24th November 2020
Evening - Open Pairs
7:00 PM
26th November 2020
Afternoon - Open Pairs
1:35 PM
Afternoon - Open Pairs
Afternoon - Open Pairs
Afternoon - Under 500 pts