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  Blue Book and White Book

Please note that the EBU will be publishing a new Blue Book and a new White Book, with changes taking effect from 1st September and they will incorporate online regulations that are currently contained in the Sky-Blue Book. You can read draft versions with the proposed changes and the changes document using the links below. Finalised versions of both books will be available to view and download shortly.

Last updated : 9th Aug 2022 08:56 BST
  Sylvia Bunton

Could you please pass on thanks to everybody at the Bridge Club firstly for all the nice words of comfort from everyone who attended Mum's funeral and secondly for the lovely tribute posted about Mum on your website.The one constant in Mum's life in the last 30 odd years that never diminished was her love of bridge.Thank you again.Kind Regards, Steven Bunton

Last updated : 5th Aug 2022 16:16 BST
  SBC WHATSAPP GROUP
SBC WHATSAPP GROUP

For all smartphone users and Scunthorpe Bridge Club members, we have our own WhatsApp group - The intention is that it's a way of keeping in touch with one another, finding a partner (both online during these times of lockdown or looking further ahead when we're all back at the club) - - as well as arranging online matches (be them friendly or competitive). If you don't have WhatsApp it's easily downloaded from your devices AppStore (it's free). Contact Jane Brown or Roy Brixton to gain access.

Last updated : 28th Jun 2022 22:49 BST
  TABLE ETIQUETTE HELPFUL GUIDELINES
TABLE ETIQUETTE HELPFUL GUIDELINES
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Authorised Information (AI) is made available to you from the legal calls and legal cards played by your partner (and the opposition) - All other information you receive is Unauthorised Information (UI).

UI can come from partner's comments, gestures, mannerisms, breaks in tempo, hesitations, a question partner asks (or replies to), an alert, or an announcement. ..........

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Last updated : 28th Jun 2022 22:50 BST
  NEW PREMISES OPENING NIGHT AUGUST 2009
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Last updated : 28th Jun 2022 22:50 BST
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Welcome to Scunthorpe Bridge Club
Welcome to the Home Page for Scunthorpe Bridge Club

This pageprovidesinformation on all aspects of the club, including results fromprevious weeks and details of forthcoming events.

Come and enjoy bridge in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Want to learn the game? Check out our lesson details.

Telephone 01724 845751 after 6:30 pm on club evenings.

Last updated : 13th Aug 2022 22:43 BST
National Handicap Pairs

EBU NATIONAL HANDICAP PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

Scunthorpe Bridge Club, 55a Sunningdale Road, Scunthorpe, DN17 2TW

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On-Line via Realbridge

Sunday, 4th September, 13:00 -Entry Fee 5.50 each player

Pre-entry is required to play on Realbridge. Please follow this link to the LCBA web site to sign up

Uniquely among national EBU events the results are based on scores handicapped by NGS grade, so anyone has the opportunity to do well on the day, regardless of their experience level. Last year's event proved this to be the case when it was won by a pair whose NGS are 6 & 7. This event is open to all EBU members and will run in a similar format to the EBU SIM Pairs. Full details on the EBU Web Site Here.

Last updated : 14th Aug 2022 08:45 BST
LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE
LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE

 

SCUNTHORPE BRIDGE CLUB - OPEN NIGHT            
55A,
SUNNINGDALE ROAD              
THURSDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 7.15pm                  

COME ALONG FOR ‘A FREE TASTE OF BRIDGE’
(TEA/COFFEE & BISCUITS WILL BE SERVED)

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE

(IN THE COMFORT OF A PURPOSE BUILT CLUB)

STARTING THURSDAY 15th SEPTEMBER at 7.15pm

COURSES FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS (EACH OF 24 LESSONS)

Lessons are just £5 per lesson (£3 for members). Pay for the whole term and get 12 lessons for the price of 10.

Membership for students is just £10

* EXPERIENCED, FULLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS

* NO PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY

* PARTNERS AVAILABLE

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION RING: 01724 763190 (BEFORE 6pm) or text 0776 904 8866

Last updated : 15th Jul 2022 12:07 BST
NEXT EVENT - WEDNESDAY 17th AUGUST
 Freeman Random Seeded Teams

Pre-entry required via the Form on the Club noticeboard. Deadline Monday 15th August.

Pairs will be ranked according to their average NGS score on 16th August. The highest ranked pairs (seeded) will form teams with randomly selected lower ranked pairs. This event requires an even number of pairs.

Wednesday 17th August 7:00pm
Table Money 3.00 each

Last updated : 30th Jul 2022 09:28 BST
THE SUNDAY TROPHY 1:30pm

Heat 8 of the Sunday Trophy is on the 21st August, start 1:30pm.

Last updated : 23rd Jul 2022 10:40 BST
DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

You will all be aware that digital communication is becoming the norm, particularly as a result of the recent lockdowns. Before lockdown the club communicated with its members mainly by means of hardcopy posted on the club noticeboard, and to a limited extent by news items on this Bridgewebs site. To bring the club more fully into the digital age, the Bridgewebs Member database has been activated and updated.

This will allow the Club to send bulk email messages to its members to advise of forthcoming competitions and other significant events.

To make the best use of the Member facilities, you need to log in to your account. Details are to be found HERE

Those club members who have never provided the EBU or the Club with an email address, or who may have recently changed their email address, will need to provide me with your name (as registered with the EBU) and your email address. You can send by email to Webmaster, or complete the form below.

Last updated : 28th Sep 2021 12:03 BST
LINCOLNSHIRE CONTRACT BRIDGE ASSOCIATION
LINCOLNSHIRE CONTRACT BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

Don't forget to periodically look at the County website to see what is being planned. Also, if you are interested and wouldn't like to think you're missing out .. why not join their emailing list?
Just a reminder, you can access the county website by the shortcut link by clicking on the County Flag at the top right of this page.

Last updated : 10th Feb 2022 07:49 GMT
LINKS TO SOME BRIDGE WEBSITES
LINKS TO SOME BRIDGE WEBSITES

Want to brush up on your bridge skills? Most are subscription-based but there is some free stuff available. Here are a few online ideas with some links:

Dominic Raynor - Bridge Teacher from Sheffield, with some interesting videos on his YouTube Channel, all of which can be found from his website.

https://www.allthingsbridge.co.uk/

Jack Stocken - Another Bridge teacher from Yorkshire, has a daily podcast - for all abilities.

https://yorkshirebridge.co.uk/jacks-daily-bridgecast/

Andrew Robson - Renowned Teacher, books, lessons and daily videos for all abilities - his website is certainly worth looking at.

http://www.andrewrobson.co.uk/

Bridge Vu - An interactive play site covering all aspects of the game.

http://www.vubridge.fr/FR/UShome.php

Peter Hollands - His YouTube channel is full of interesting content.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOaZnFbFH1OlbhVm25z4rLQ

Paul Mendelson - Bridge Teacher/Author - Online Bridge Lessons

https://www.aceoftrumps.com/

 

Last updated : 29th Apr 2020 17:06 BST
Results
Tuesday PM Club
Director: Rod Williams
Monday Pairs
Director: Glynn Elwick
Friday Stratified Pairs
Director: Roy Brixton
Calendar
Wed 17th August 2022
Freeman Random Seeded Teams
Thu 18th August 2022
Thursday Improvers
Fri 19th August 2022
Friday Stratified Pairs
 
 
  Poutney Teams

       The Poutney Teams competition was held over two Mondays, 10th & 27th June. The Honours go to the Team of Roy Brixton, David Hall, Jane Brown & Malcolm Broughton on 99 VP. A tightly played set of eight teams!

Last updated : 7th Jul 2022 18:36 BST
  Individual Championship

A fun afternoon for the 12 players who had signed up for the Individual Championship. Bill Barker finished well in the lead. Well Done Bill!

Last updated : 28th Jun 2022 09:19 BST
  Championship Pairs

Due to a shortage of players, the Championship Pairs this year were the Pair achieving the best average score from the week 1 and week 2 sessions. David Hall & Roy Brixton took the honours by the merest fraction of a percentage point from Jane Brown & Malcolm Broughton.

Last updated : 5th Apr 2022 08:05 BST
  Championship Pivot Teams

The Championship Pivot Teams competition was held over two Fridays, 4th & 11th March. The Honours go to the Team of Tony Jubber, Peter Singleton, Mike Llewellyn & Bill Barker on 71 VP. Well Done!

Last updated : 12th Mar 2022 09:43 GMT
  Championship Teams

The Championship Teams competition for the Vic Llewellyn Trophy was held over two Wednesdays, 16th & 23rd February. The Honours go to the Team of Roy Brixton, Peter Singleton, Brigid Hughes, Jane Brown & Malcolm Broughton on 68 VP. A convincing win for both weeks!

Last updated : 24th Feb 2022 08:17 GMT
  AVOIDING UI PART 1
AVOIDING UI PART 1
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Avoiding Trouble, Part 1. The best way to deal with Unauthorised Information (UI) is to try and minimise the instances of when it is transmitted. Below are a few points of helpful advice.

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Last updated : 12th Mar 2021 08:29 GMT
  AVOIDING UI PART 2
AVOIDING UI PART 2
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Avoiding Trouble, Part 2. Following on from Part 1. A few more points.

Do not offer explanations, unless asked: Partner makes an unusual call (cue-bid for example) – don't wave your alert ca ..........

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Last updated : 12th Mar 2021 08:29 GMT
  AVOIDING UI PART 3
AVOIDING UI PART 3
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Avoiding Trouble, Part 3. The final instalment of the UI and Table Etiquette series.

In Tempo Care when making limit bids: Generally speaking limit bids shouldn't take that much thought by the virtue that they're 'limited'. Typical limit bids: Opening 1NT or 2NT, showing support of partners opening bids, inviting game over partners 1NT opening. ..........

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Last updated : 26th May 2021 16:12 BST