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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.  

BAMSA Event on Saturday, 27th April
BAMSA Event on Saturday, 27th April

The BAMSA BAM is raising funds for a project on increasing youth and school bridge in Scotland. Please consider supporting this online team on 27 April and give Board-a-match a go!  BAM is great fun (1 point to win a hand, 1/2 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss). 

Please register here  

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

April 2024 Programme

Stirling and Union Bridge Club

April 2024 Programme

Monday

Afternoon

1st

Stewart Anderson Quaich

Monday

Evening

1st

Teams

Tuesday

Evening

2nd

Lewis Middleton

Wednesday

Afternoon

3rd

June Boyle

Wednesday

Evening

3rd

Pairs/Teams

Thursday

Evening

4th

Colquhoun Cup

Monday

Afternoon

8th

Terry’s Cup

Monday

Evening

8th

Teams

Tuesday

Evening

9th

Kay Rees

Wednesday

Afternoon

10th

Weir Kirkpatrick

Wednesday

Evening

10th

Pairs/Teams

Thursday

Evening

11th

Moira Bain

Monday

Afternoon

15th

Stewart Anderson Quaich

Monday

Evening

15th

Teams

Tuesday

Evening

16th

Lewis Middleton

Wednesday

Afternoon

17th

June Boyle

Wednesday

Evening

17th

Pairs/Teams

Thursday

Evening

18th

Colquhoun Cup

Monday

Afternoon

22nd

Terry’s Cup

Monday

Evening

22nd

Teams

Tuesday

Evening

23rd

Kay Rees

Wednesday

Afternoon

24th

Weir Kirkpatrick

Wednesday

Evening

24th

Pairs/Teams

Thursday

Evening

25th

Moira Bain

Monday

Afternoon

29th

Stewart Anderson Quaich

Monday

Evening

29th

Teams

Tuesday

Evening

30th

Lewis Middleton

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
Tue 23 April Kay Rees
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Terry's Cup
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Kat Rees
Scorer: Ivan Condon
June Boyle
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Teams
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Tue 16 April L Middleton
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Stewart Anderson Quaich
Scorer: Ivan Condon
Calendar
23rd Apr 2024
Kay Rees
24th Apr 2024
Weir Kirkpatrick
24th Apr 2024
Teams
25th Apr 2024
Moira Bain
29th Apr 2024
Stewart Anderson Quaich
29th Apr 2024
Teams