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Stirling and Union Bridge Club
Welcome to Stirling and Union Bridge Club

This is the home page for the Stirling and Union Bridge Club. We run sessions for all abilities including classes for beginners. At present all of our sessions are face to face in the bridge club. If you are interested in joining our club, please contact our membership secretary Jean Bidwell at SUBCsecretary@outlook.com.  

Competition Winners January-April 2024

Lewis Middleton    Grant Harrower and Diana Fairlie     1st=

Colquhoun Cup    Mike and Gill Scully    1st=

June Boyle    Tim Hedley 1st    Anne Rattray  2nd

Kay Rees    Grant Harrower and Diana Fairlie    1st=

Moira Bain    Hugh Logan and Lachie Maclachlan    1st=

Monday Teams    Rosemary Miller and Stuart Thomson    1st=

Stewart Anderson     Mike and Gill Scully    1st=

Terry's Cup    Sylvia Copland   1st       Winifred McCallum   2nd

Wednesday Teams     Tom Jackson  1st     Rosemary Miller   2nd

Weir Kirkpatrick     Tim Hedley   1st    Neil Atkinson   2nd

Green Baize Gladiators: Bridge as a mindsport for all

For more information on bridge's status as a mindsport, click the link below

https://researchoutreach.org/articles/green-baize-gladiators-bridge-mindsport

Partners

If you are looking for a partner or teammates for any session, please contact

Afternoons

Monday:  Susan Wilson tel: 07778506406 or email: wilsonsusan1947@gmail.com

Wednesday: Susan Wilson - as above

Evenings

Monday and Wednesday:  Rosemary Miller tel: 01786 832620 or email androsemiller321@hotmail.com

Tuesday:  Pat Wilson tel: 01786 473907 or email: patwilson13@outlook.com

 

BBO On Line

For anyone new to our online pairs competitions.

You must have registered your BBO user name on mempad. You can then register for this event in the 2 hours before the start time.  Log into BBO and go to competitive - all tournaments.  The tournament will appear under SBU_W_STU.  Use SBU in the search function to find the competition. The cost will be 2BBO$. To buy BBO$ click on this link  www.bridgebase.com/purchase/pay.php any problems contact Ivan

Both you and your partner must be online at the same time to register but only one of you issues the invitation.

Once partner has accepted the invitation you can leave the site BUT make sure  you are both logged into BBO in Competitive 15 minutes before the start of the tournament. Some people have missed out because they tried to login to late and it also allows us to ensure you are playing the most appropriate competition.

All members and friends are welcome.

Online Competitions

If you wish to enter any of the SBU online bridge competitions then you need to register your BBO name on Mempad. If you don't then you will not be able to enter. 

"Undos" in online Bridge

The SBU allows "undos" in the bidding but not in the play.

S&UBC are doing the same.

"Undos" are allowed for genuine "misclicks" and not for changes of mind or other mistakes.

The number of boards will depend on the number of tables. 

You can register for this event in the 2 hours before the start time.  Log into BBO and go to competitive - all tournaments.  The tournament will appear under SBU_W_STU.  Use SBU in the search function. 

Both you and your partner must be online at the same time to register but only one of you issues the invitation.

Once partner has accepted the invitation you can leave the site BUT make sure  you are both logged into BBO in Competitive 15 minutes before the start of the tournament. Some people have missed out because they tried to login to late and it allows us to ensure you are playing the most appropriate competition.

All SBU members are welcome!

Some people have had trouble registering their BBO user name on Mempad.  If you are not registered please phone Ivan Condon (01877331389) or Mike Scully (07505 392596).

We ask that people who have not played in any of our pairs competitions register early so that we can sort out any problems as soon as you let us know.

BBO

Members new to playing Bridge on line may find the You-Tube videos by Paul Gipson helpful.

The link is https://youtu.be/9KFIpvYVl94

How to print the hands

If you want to print the hands, go to the event you want, using a device connected to a printer.

At the top of the results list, click on the button 'Hands'.

Choose one of the pdf options and print. 

 

How to replay a hand

To replay any game in BBO, go to results page and choose the event the game was in 

Go to the pair you want to play in - on the right hand side of the screen you will see the hands laid out, starting at one.  

Go to the game you want to play.

Directly under the hand, click on the box 'Play it again'

It will open up in BBO (if you have a BBO username) and allow you to replay the contract. 

Results
Summer Thursday
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Summer Wednesday
Scorer: Ivan Condon
summer competition Tues 9th July 24
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Summer Monday club
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Summer Thursday
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Summer Wednesday
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Teams
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Calendar
15th Jul 2024
Summer Competition (Monday)
15th Jul 2024
Monday Evening Teams/Pairs
16th Jul 2024
Summer Competition (Tuesday)
17th Jul 2024
Summer Competition (Wednesday)
17th Jul 2024
Wednesday Evening Teams/Pairs
18th Jul 2024
Summer Competition (Thursday)