Virtual SABC is hosted on Bridge Base Online (bridgebase.com). There are games running every Monday, Thursday evening around 7.30pm for club members and friends (Summer Bridge). There is also a Friday morning tournament for beginners, novices and B players.
You will first of all need to create an account with BBO with a username. You will then need to send your BBO username to any committee member so they get your name added to the list of players who can register for the tournament. You will need a partner to play with and each tournament costs a player €3. You will need to set up an account with BBO.
On Mon / Thur evening or Friday morning, both you and your partner need to be online to register your usernames in the tournament beforehand, registration will usually opens two hours before the tournament is due to start. You do not need to stay on line but, both you and your partner must both be back online twenty minutes before the game is due to start.
Stay on the Competitive Page of BBO
You must be logged onto the competitive page of BBO. If you move into the Casual side you will be seen as offline and not included in the tournament when it starts.
Difficulty Logging On / Tournament Starts Without You
If you are having difficulty logging on, or if the tournament starts without you, contact the Tournament Director to let them know. Details of who is Tournament Director is circulated beforehand by email to all members.
Looking for a Partner, use the Partnership Board
Where you register for the tournament on BBO, there is also a partnership board where you can add your BBO user name. Another club member might already be there looking for a partner, click and invite them to play with you!
For more details on how to play use the following link: