Full Programme of Online Tournaments & Seminars
With CV-19 restrictions in force, Putney Bridge Club, in common with other clubs in Ned Paul's 'stable', is now meeting online. There are three online Bridge Tournaments a Week and on Thursday evenings (scroll down for full details) there is an Open-to-All Zoom Video Conference in which we will discuss a bridge topic of the week.
We use the bridge playing site https://www.bridgebase.com/ (known as 'BBO') to run these games. There are three Ned Paul Online weekly online tournaments:
- Monday 7.15pm
- Wednesday 1.30pm
- Friday 7.15pm
To play, make sure that you are registered on BBO (free of charge) - then mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your BBO user name, your real name, your EBU number if you have one, and your contact email. You will also need to join as a member Ned Paul Bridge. The subscription is £25 a calendar month, entitling you to play as many tournaments as you wish. Payment should be made by bank transfer to Ned Paul Bridge, 30-98-79 ac nr 02108125. On receipt of your deatils and subscription, I will add you to the list of 'permitted players'.
To find the tournaments, log on, click 'Competitive', then, 'Tournaments', then 'All Tournaments'. Scroll down the time-ordered list until you find the 'Ned Paul Online Tourney', Click 'Register' to play. If you are unfamiliar with BBO, please watch this Youtube video which will guide you through the access process and answer many questions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahu_wyTYGGw
Video Conferencing Seminars
Every Thursday evening at 7.15pm, you are invited to meet online for a social catch-up followed at 7.30 discussing a bridge topic with Ned Paul and Victor Lesk as hosts.
It's easy to join - just click this link at the right time: https://zoom.us/j/731062415 and follow the prompts to download the Zoom app. You will be able to see and hear others, and be seen and heard if you wish. Topics are to include such as:
- Defence to 1N
- Slam conventions including Blackwood and Roman Key Card Blackwood
- Two suited overcalls - Michaels, Unusual NT
- Carding: Signalling and discards
- The losing trick count
Each seminar costs £8 - please use the same payment details as above. If you haven't got round to paying please just join and catch up payment later. We would rather see you than not.