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Breakfast Bridge

Please don't forget about BREAKFAST BRIDGE every Friday morning

Starts at 10.00am at The Knole Bridge Club 

THE HELP DUPLICATE

If you are considering venturing into the world of

Duplicate Bridge for the first time,

you will find the

Help Duplicate a great way to tip your toe into the water of competitive bridge.

There is absolutley no pressure to play quickly 

as we only play between 12 and 16 boards.

And better still if you get stuck with a bidding or a play problem,

you can just raise your hand and

ask one of the experts for Help.

They will come  to your table, during the auction or play of the hand, and

guide you as to Correct Bid or Plan of Play.

If you think this is for you, please fell free to visit our very popular Help Duplicate.

(You do not need to be a member of St Luke's Bridge Club.)

Venue: The Knole Bridge Club.

   Freemasons Hall.

   Knole Road.

   Bournemouth

   BH1 4DJ

Time:    Every Monday 12.30pm  til 4.00pm

Cost: £5.50 including tea and biscuits.

 

REMEMBER YOU CAN ALWAYS

COME TO THE HELP DUPLICATE

WITHOUT A PARTNER. 

WE RUN A HOST SYSTEM WHICH MEANS 

THAT PARTNERS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE. 

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT 

THE KNOLE HELP DUPLICATE

 

 

 

 

Welcome to St Luke's Bridge Club
Playing our St Luke's Duplicate online at Bridge Club Live

                       http://www.bridgeclublive.com

     HI TO ALL OUR MEMBERS.

We hope you are SAFE, WELL, and HEALTHY.

It looks like we might be in for the long haul to beat the virus. 

Are you missing your weekly fix of St Luke's Bridge ?

Well, now you have the chance to play bridge on line as part of St Luke's Bridge Club. 

HOW YOU DO IT?

Click on the "Bridge Club Live" link above.

Join Bridge Club Live.....It will cost you ONLY £1.00 (ONE POUND) for the first 30 days. So you will be able to see if you like it. 

When you have become a member YOU WILL NEED TO  associate yourself with St Luke's Bridge Club.

How do you do that?

Go to the home page of Bridge Club Live.

Find the "MEMBERS" tab at the top of the page

You will only be able to see the "MEMBERS" tab

after you have become a member of  Bridge Club Live 

Click on the "MEMBERS" tab and scroll down to "CLUBS". 

Click on "CLUBS" and a new page will open

Scroll down the list of clubs until you reach St Luke's Bridge Club 

Click on St Luke's Bridge Club and follow the instructions on the page. 

Once you have joined St Lukes online you will be able to find friends and play a social game

or a teams game.

I will be updating this section of the website, to advise you how we are going to organise

our own St Luke's Duplicate. 

THE MORE MEMBERS THAT JOIN

THE MORE IT WILL FEEL LIKE OUR OWN CLUB. 

We all look forward to seeing you at ST. LUKE'S on line soon. 

 

 

CORONAVIRUS AND ST LUKE'S BRIDGE CLUB.

                             16th March 2020.

Following the Government's advice

regarding Social Interaction and attendance of Clubs, there will be

               NO FURTHER BRIDGE

at either St Luke's at the West Hants Club or Breakfast Bridge at the Knole Bridge Club.

Both of these Duplicates will recommence when the Government advise that it is safe to do so. 

Judging by the comments made by the Prime Minister on 16th March 2020, that looks to be in approximately 3 months time in mid June 2020.

As the situation develops we will keep you informed of any change of circumstances.  

In the meantime please keep safe, and healthy.

David & Karen 

 

St. Luke's Bridge Club.

Karen & David welcome you to 

St Luke's website

 

 

 You will find all sorts of interesting news from the local Bridge Scene here. 

 

  The results from St Luke's Duplicates and Breakfast Bridge Duplicates are posted on this site. 

So why not find out if you came Top, Middle , or Bottom?

Sometimes you want to know the results, even if you didn't play. 

Its always interesting to see how your bridge friends are getting on !!!!!

Details of forthcoming courses as and when they happen. 

 

St Lukes Bridge Club plays every Monday from 1.00pm till 4.00pm

at

The West Hants Club.

Roslin Road South

Talbot Woods

Bournemouth

BH3 7EF

However there will be no bridge played at West Hants from 16th March 2020 until further notice 

Breakfast Bridge every Friday at 10.00am at The Knole Bridge Club.
Breakfast Bridge every Friday at 10.00am at The Knole Bridge Club.

Every Friday morning at 10.00am at The Knole Bridge Club.

We are now regularly achieving 6 or 7 Tables. 

Why not join Karen & David and the rest of the early morning crowd for the best percolated coffee and a great choice of croissants.

All the gossip that's going on in the Bridge World.

20 boards of relaxed duplicate bridge, using Electronic Scoring that will give you an instant result. 

TIME TABLE

10.00am till 10.30am Coffee & Croissants.

10.30am till 1.00pm Duplicate Bridge. 

Looking forward to seeing you there. 

A host system is always in operation at Breakfast Bridge.

You can come with or without a partner. You will always get a game. 

 

Please note this event DOES NOT take place at West Hants Club 

The Venue for Breakfast Bridge is 

The Freemasons Hall

Knole Road

Boscombe

Bournemouth

BH1 4DH

However there will be no Breakfast Bridge played at The Knole Bridge Club from 16th March 2020 until further notice.

St Luke's Duplicate at the West Hants Club.

The next Duplicate at West Hants Tennis Club. 

Will be in approximately 12 weeks time from 16th March 2020

Why not have Lunch in the West Hants restaurant before the game, or have a drink in the bar after the game?

Please be seated by 12.40 as the Monday Afternoon Duplicate is extremely popular.

We are strictly limited to 16 tables so to ensure your seat please be seated by 12.40pm (so the Director can organise the correct movement).

Our duplicates are scored electronically with BridgeTabs giving all players an instant result.

All standards of Bridge Players compete at our Monday Afternoon Duplicate, from the experienced duplicate player to the novice player just starting on their duplicate career. 

We ask that the more experienced players be tolerant of the less experienced players with regard to Duplicate Etiquette and Speed of Play. 

If you are going to be late please ring David on 07974-177636 or Karen on 07831-282143

A HOST SYSTEM IS IN OPERATION EVERY WEEK. 

You can come with or without a partner. You will always be sure of getting a game at St. Luke's. 

Visitors please be aware that precedence will always be given to St. Luke's Bridge Club members.

 

Private Classes With David

Private Bridge Lessons for 4-8 people.

If you would like to arrange a private lesson with David Berwitz,

please contact him. 

e-mail: davidberwitz@hotmail.co.uk

mobile: 07974-177636

He is  available for a 1 off class or a series of classes.

If you would like a  particular topic, or just a general assesment of your needs, please contact him directly for details of cost and availability. 

 

 

Charitable Donations from St Luke's Bridge Club.

 

To all members of St Luke's Bridge Club.

Karen & I are extremly proud to inform you that  

we have donated £1000.00 to good causes over the Christmas period.

£500.00 to The Bournemouth's Women Refuge. 

AND

£500.00 to Julia's House. 

This was made possible by the continuing strong support of our members

who attend our Monday Afternoon Duplicate,

plus the extremley successful Raffle we ran at our Christmas Lunch. 

Both charities were extremley grateful for the donations from our Bridge Club. 

Their letters of appreciation are available for you to read under the Charitable Donations Tab opposite.

We will continue to use the funds, that are accumulating, for donation to deserving causes. 

I will keep you posted

Thank You 

David 

 

Technical Director
Technical Director

Our Technical Director is Trevor Cherry.

Trevor was responsible for researching and introducing the Computerised Scoring System to St. Luke's and Breakfast Bridge. 

If you have any queries regarding the scoring of any duplicate, Trevor can be reached on

email: tcafloat@gmail.com

tel: 01425 673035

 

Calendar
3rd April 2020
Breakfast Bridge
The Freemasons Hall Knole Rd Boscombe Bournemouth 10.00am
Director: David, Karen or Trevor
6th April 2020
St Lukes Duplicate
The West Hants Club 1.00pm
Director: David, Karen or Trevor
10th April 2020
Breakfast Bridge
The Freemasons Hall Knole Rd Boscombe Bournemouth 10.00am
Director: David, Karen or Trevor
Results
St Lukes Duplicate
Director: Jayne Fisher
Scorer: David Berwitz
Christchurch Bridge Club 16th March
Director: Jayne Fisher
Scorer: David Berwitz
Breakfast Bridge
Director: David Berwitz
Scorer: Trevor Cherry