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 a number of online Bridge Tournaments each week. On Thursday evenings there is an Open-to-All Zoom Video Conference, in which we will discuss a bridge topic of the week. Scroll down for details.
We use the bridge playing site https://www.bridgebase.com/ (known as 'BBO') to run these games. All members of any of Ned Paul's clubs plus friends may play: For full details of current onlines games,and results of past games, see Ned's other webiste
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 can be made by bank transfer (email for account details) or by online card payment as below. 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:
Video Conferencing Seminars
Every Thursday evening at 7.15pm we hold a video conference on Zoom, hosted by Victor Lesk, the author of the BriAn bridge scoring app. There will be a social catch-up followed at 7.30pm by discussion of a bridge topic of the week with Victor and Ned and the chance to learn by playing real hands. It's easy to join - just click this link at the right time: https://zoom.us/j/731062415 (password 123456) 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 may include such as:
- Slam conventions including Blackwood and Roman Blackwood
- Two suited overcalls - Michaels, Unusual NT
- Carding: Signalling and discards
- The losing trick count
Payment: Please book your seminars at the club's payment portal brianbridge.net/npo. BACS, Credit/Debit Card and Cheques accepted. Any payment queries should be directed to Victor Lesk (email@example.com)
If you haven't got round to paying please just join and catch up payment later. We would rather see you than not.