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Become a Member for only $15. Annual renewal fee of $10.  Benefits awarded to members in good standing include voting privileges, a complimentary name tag, subsidized Christmas dinner, and some reduced game costs at specified periods of time.  Fill out a membership form and hand it in at the next session you attend.

Membership Application.pdf

Hand Sanitizer

The club provides hand sanitizers for your convenience.  Please do your part to prevent sharing germs.

Scent-Free

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 Bridge on the Edge, located in the Swilers Rugby Club at 100 Crosbie Road 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.  Visitors and new members are always welcome.  Players are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes before game time.

For a map & further information, see the "Information" menu on the left.

Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the Board Meetings of September 5th and 12th can be reviewed by accessing the link below.  Also available in the drop down menu of the blue "Information" tab on the BOTE website.
Board Minutes - Sept 5 and 12 2019.pdf

Fall Newsletter

The Fall Newsletter is now available.  Many thanks to Patricia O'Brien and Janet Parsons for another wonderful job!  Newsletters are stored under the Information tab on the BOTE website but the following link has been provided for your convenience:
Newsletter-October 2019.pdf

Beginner Bridge Lessons - Gloria Stone

Gloria Stone is offering Beginner Bridge Lessons on Monday evenings beginning September 9th at 7 pm (No lesson on Thanksgiving Day or Remembrance Day).  Topics for each class will be posted weekly on the BOTE website.  Audrey Grant's style of interactive teaching and recommended sequence of topics with practice play an important component of each lesson.  Registration is  available online.  Fee:  $10 per night, pay as you go (plus $15 for Bridge Basics 1 by Audrey Grant).

We encourage everyone to register themselves but if you require assistance, please email info@bridgeontheedge.ca

Topics for September 23:  
  • Introduction to No Trump opening and responses
  • Attitude signals

Note:  Please bring your Bridge Basics 1 to every lesson.

Click on the link below for more information

Beginner Bridge Poster 2019.pdf

Three Teacher Supervised Play - Joan FitzGerald, Deirdre Davis, Tom Dale

Tuesday mornings (9:30 am): Sept. 24th, Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29, and Nov. 5
Cost: $10/lesson.  Pay as you go.

For anyone striving to improve bridge performance - Joan, Deirdre and Tom will offer supervised play.  One experienced teacher per 3 tables will monitor bidding and play, and answer questions as they arise.  If numbers warrant, we will add an extra teacher.  Emphasis will be:  KISS – Keeping It Simple - to enhance bridge judgement.  Special attention on 2nd & 3rd bids by opener and responder - ensuring you reach the right contract.  When the “right contract” is reached, players may ask for guidance on appropriate declarer play and defense.   Please sign up in pairs or tables and register early to avoid disappointment.  Registration is available online.  We encourage everyone to make their own bookings. 

Please Note:  September 24th and October 1st & 15th are now full.

Afternoon of Bridge - September 28

You are invited to an afternoon of bridge on Sept. 28th.  Bring your own cards.  Tables must be booked by Sept. 23rd.  This event is a fundraiser with all proceeds going towards the establishment of homes in the Avalon area.  Click on the link for more details.

LArche Poster 2019.pdf

What's Happening in September


International Fund Games awarding Silver Points

Mentors


The Education Committee is looking for players who are willing to be Mentors. Interested players should submit their names to Anne Hughes by the end of September.

Fall 2019 Education Program

Registration for classes is available online.  Be sure to take advantage of these great educational opportunities.

Education Program - Fall 2019.pdf

Calendar
19th September 2019
Afternoon - 99ers
1:00 PM
  (Reservation)
23rd September 2019
Afternoon - Open Pairs
1:00 PM
Director: Dan Regan
Dealer: Sandra Tobin
  (Reservation)
23rd September 2019
Afternoon - Newcomers
1:00 PM
Results
Open Pairs - MORNING
Director: Randy Bennett
Afternoon - Open Pairs
Director: Randy Bennett
Dealer: Esther Dooling
Afternoon - Open Pairs
Director: Richard Lash
Dealer: Shirley Ryan