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MEMBERS’ WELFARE

If you know of any member of the club who is unwell please let either Pat Martin or a member of the committee know so that appropriate wishes can be sent on behalf of all members.
The quickest response will be to tell either Pat Martin or any member of the committee at the bridge session then a card can be signed & posted immediately. Alternatively, you can email the secretary.

Please Arrive 15 minutes before play

At all club sessions please arrive at least 15 minutes before play is due to start, 6:45 for 7 p.m. start, 7 for 7:15 start, 1:15 for 1:30 start. If you are running late please ring the club, 01785 246611, to let the scorer know you are on your way so that they can factor you in when setting up the movement and scoring systems.

Membership Info

Dates of Interest (See also calendar page for full list or sessions and those looking for partners.)

2020  
Sat 25th Jan American Supper - 6:45 for 7 p.m.
Mon 27th Jan SSCBA Sim Pairs 
   
Thurs 6th Feb No morning lesson
Wed 12th Feb SSCBA league Round 6 
Thurs 13th Feb No morning lesson
Thurs 13th Feb Shelley Round 5 - 6:45 for 7 p.m. 
Sat 22nd Feb American Supper - 6:45 for 7 p.m.
Thurs 27th Feb SSCBA No Fear Pairs (daytime event with light lunch at Wolverhampton)
Thurs 27th Feb Teams of Four 7 for 7:15 p.m.
   
Sun 8th March SSCBA Championship Pairs (revised date)
Wed 11th Mar SSCBA league Round 7 
Thurs 12th Mar Shelley Round 6 - 6:45 for 7 p.m. 
Thurs 26th Mar Mixed Pairs
Sat 28th Mar American Supper - 6:45 for 7 p.m.
   
Thurs 9th Apr Shelley Round 7 - 6:45 for 7 p.m. 
17th - 20th Apr Away Weekend
Sat 25th Apr Shropshire Congress Swiss Pairs 11:30 a.m. Telford
   
Sun 10th May Annual Dinner
   
Thurs 11th June SSCBA Mixed Pairs
   
Wed 12th August SSCBA Summer Sim Pairs

Committee Meetings

Committee meeting dates 19/20 scheduled for Wednesday 19th June 2019, 4th or 11th September, 13th November, 29th Jan 2020 and 22nd April following the afternoon bridge session.  If you have concerns that you wish to be brought up at a meeting please contact any member of the committee at least one week (preferably more) prior to the meeting, or email the Secretary or Chairman, so that the item may be added to the meeting Agenda.  It has been proposed to make the minutes available through the website to members only (in addition of course to the existing paper record file in the office).

Website

Following the September 2019 committee meeting the home page has been "decluttered" and members may have to use the tabs on the left hand side to view some items previously on the home page. Is this change an improvement, a step back or unimportant?  Your views matter, can you find what you were looking for?  

Please email contributions for the website, club news, hands etc to webmaster@staffordbridgeclub.co.uk.  All constructive comment welcome on style, content etc.

Duplicate Bridge Round Timer

Webmaster and son's duplicate bridge round timer available.
 

Polite Notice.

A number of members sadly have health issues effecting  their immune systems.  Members are politely asked to refrain from playing at the club when suffering from infections. Super clean hands too at all times please to prevent any infection passing via the cards.

Members

Click link to go on to the members only area.  There are tabs at the top of the member's area for the various options open to members, for example:

Need a Partner?

PARTNER FINDER AND HOSTING

In addition, to the normal method of phoning round for a partner from the "members only" area list of members, members are encouraged to use the web page facility to find a partner. For BridgeWebs easy to follow steps click here and choose the 4.2.2 option which assumes you are starting from the Calendar Month page.  

To request a partner log on to the "members only" area and follow the instructions.  Please only select the contact details (email, landline or mobile) that you are happy for the world to see, you can opt just to have your name displayed.  If you opt just to have your name displayed then anyone interested in contacting you will need to go themselves to the "members only" page to get a contact phone number or email address for you.  Remember to go through the process again to delete your entry once you have successfully found a partner.

To see who is already looking for a partner look for "partner?" on the calendar page or list of requests.  Please note the requests page found when clicking on partner? show 2 dates, the date when the partner is needed, today or a date in the future (shown in blue above the name), and the date when the request placed on the website, normally a date in the past but could be today (shown in black with no link).  

Mike Sheriff (01889 882296) acts as partner broker on a Thursday evening if given enough time to make arrangements.

A partner is not normally needed on a Friday but watch the Calendar page to check if a "host" is listed for the particular Friday of interest.

Read the Minutes?

Check your EBU number?

Check Rankings?

Membership?

These pages are for club members only who have opted in to the system.  If you, as a member, have difficulty accessing them please contact the webmaster.  When logging in as a member the system will normally bring you into the "Find a Partner" section, the other areas can be seen by clicking the tabs across in the same way that the rankings, scorecards, matrix, travellers, hands appear on a results page.

EBU

2019 EBU Master Point Promotions

2 Star Premier Master (15,000 MPs inc 10+ Green Points)

  • G Pugh

Tournament Master (40,000 MPs)

  • R Timmis

2 Star Master (15,000 MPs)

  • S Walton

1 Star Master (10,000 MPs)

  • P Laughlin
  • G Woodbridge

Advanced Master (7,500 MPs)

  • I Andrew
  • A Ashmore
  • H Jones
  • T Maltby

Master (5,000 MPs)

  • S Hilton
  • B Metcalf
  • M Metcalf

County Master (2,500 MPs)

  • J Ball
  • B Chester
  • D Jackson
  • C Lord
  • J Palmer
  • H Paynter
  • M Ward

District Master (1,000 MPs)

  • P Daggett
  • N Grainger
  • A Hensby
  • S Houghton
  • E Lochee-Bayne
  • A Stewart

Area Master (500 MPs)

  • C Kane
  • A Warren

Club Master (200 MPs)

  • J Brown-Bullivant
  • C Davis
  • S Hardwick
  • A Singh
  • R Taylor

Local Master (100 MPs)

  • M Benting
  • D Lindsay

For 2018 and earlier entries see website.  See also the leader board.

 

Your help?

It would be much appreciated if everyone could help in small ways at the start (getting scorecards etc out) and at the end of sessions (loading the dishwasher, checking the windows are closed and the room is tidy) don't leave the director to do everything!

Presently volunteers are requested to act as stand bys on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, please contact Terry if you are willing to do either of these dates.  Presently the Tuesday host system has had to be suspended due to lack of volunteers.

If you would like to try your hand at scoring or directing please contact Terry Maltby or Michael Metcalf, more volunteers for these duties are always needed.