THORPE BAY BRIDGE CLUB
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Pairs Thorpe Bay Mon†

On BBO, every Monday evening at 7:15 pm


CLUB COMPETITIONS
AND SIM
PAIRS

Forthcoming F2F events:

British Autumn Sim Pairs
Mon.††2:00pm, 10th October

Restricted Pairs
(NGS rating of 9 and below)
Wed. 1:30 pm, 9th November

Ladies' Pairs and
Gentlemen's Pairs

Fri. 2:00 pm, 25th November

With†exception of the British Sim†Pairs†the†entry fee
†is £2.50 pp

Behind the scenes

Comment
(6th Apr 2022)
Wednesday Afternoon

    

This session is 'hosted', which means that you do not need a partner to join us; if required, we'll provide one for you. 

Come along and play in a bridge session specifically for beginners, improvers and those wanting to play in a relaxed atmosphere - without MPs/NGS ratings.

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F2F EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY. BBO EVERY MONDAY EVENING AT 7:15 PM. BRIDGE LESSONS - WEDNESDAY AM
THORPE BAY BRIDGE CLUB



In a listed building in Thorpe Bay, we have over 220 members of all playing abilities from beginners to Grand Masters. Thorpe Bay Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU with it's own car park and extensive street parking. 

Visitors are always welcome at all sessions and lessons. The new weekly calendar includes F2F (face-to-face) in the Club and BBO evening tournaments:

MONDAY AFTERNOON F2F           2:00 pm 

MONDAY EVENING (BBO)            7:15 pm Online 

WEDNESDAY LESSON F2F          10:00 am (except holidays)

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON F2F     1:30 pm Relaxed/hosted

WEDNESDAY EVENING F2F          7:15 pm 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON F2F             2:00 pm

Obviously, events are subject to change, so please check the Club Calendar for any variations. Also, the above are EBU scoring duplicate pairs tournaments, apart from Wednesday Afternoon which is hosted and without MPs/NGS ratings. Payment for all F2F events is by Credit/Debit Card.  

How to Pay

To prepay, click on the F2F event above OR under the Menu (top left) click on the event and make payment online prior to playing in the Club. Payment can also will be taken on Square card readers at the Club

This process allows members to complete payment safely and hygienically using a credit or debit card online or at the Club.

Comment
(6th Mar 2022)

 Pairs Thorpe Bay Mon at 7:15 pm

 Every Monday at 7:15 pm, we are running a BBO pairs tournament for Club members and visitors. Come along and enjoy a game of online bridge on BBO.

If you have not played in a TBBC BBO event before, send your BBO username and EBU number tothorpebaybc@yahoo.com

Table money is 3 BB$ pp and if you haven't got a partner, we're allowing Robots. For information on buying BB$ click HERE

How to register to play on the day

Please register as early as possible between: 5:15-7:00 pm on Monday and login no later than 7 pm.

In BBO, the events are under 'Featured Areas' click 'Virtual Clubs' then click 'EBU - England'.  Then scroll down to our event where vEBU201894 is the director, the event name starts with: 'Pairs Thorpe Bay..'

Click on the event (not the host) and you will be asked to nominate your partner.  

If he/she is logged into BBO and accepts the invitation you will both be registered in the tournament. You need do nothing else but make sure you login to BBO at least 15 minutes before the start of the session, when it commences you will be taken to the event and your first opponents.

I'm late, I'm late. For a very important date.....

...then everyone can be registered/online or seated 10 minutes before play commences 


But you can use the new 'Find a Partner Calendar Menu' and there's some useful
information
 HERE
 on how to find the right partner using this facility.

The alternative is to manually send a message by clicking HERE

 

 

In 1066...

Results
Monday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Richard
Pairs Thorpe Bay Mon
7:15 pm
Director: Dennis
Scorer: Dennis
Friday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Richard
Wednesday Afternoon
1:30 pm
Director: Sabine
Scorer: Sabine
Wednesday Evening
7:15 pm
Director: Richard
Scorer: Richard
Calendar
17th Aug 2022
Wednesday Afternoon
1:30 pm
Director: Dennis
Scorer: Dennis
17th Aug 2022
Wednesday Evening
7:15 pm
Director: Richard
Scorer: Danny
19th Aug 2022
Friday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Dennis
22nd Aug 2022
Monday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Dennis
22nd Aug 2022
Pairs Thorpe Bay Mon
7:15 pm
Director: Dennis
Scorer: Dennis

Join us on BBO

BRITISH SUMMER SIM PAIRS

British Summer Sim Pairs
Monday, 25th July†

We had a great turnout with 13 tables and the highest positions†in the nationwide results are very impressive. †Congratulations go to:

† 7th†Bernie Harrison & Brian Ormsby
† 14th†Dennis Johnson & Richard Perryman
† 15th†Alan Cohen & Paddy Murray
† 18th†Andy Mundy & Michael Wren

To view the overall results, click on this†LINK

If you wish to look at the Commentary on the hands, this is the link:
https://www.ebu.co.uk/sim-pairs/000466/boards/1

MIXED TEAMS OF FOUR

Mixed Teams of Four
Wednesday, 8th June

We had a great turn out for the†Mixed Teams of Four cup tournament with nine teams taking part.

Congratulations to the winning team comprising:-

Richard Perryman & Michael Wren;†Linda Moran & Steve Curran

OPEN TEAMS OF FOUR

Open Teams of Four
13th April

After a very competitive evening, congratulations go†the Winning Team:

Richard Perryman & Steve Curran;†Michael Wren & Paddy Murray

Health and Safety

Due to Coronavirus, the following will apply to all F2F events held in the Club for the foreseeable future:

Face Masks -  Although the wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory, members are welcome to wear face coverings if they wish.

Hand Sanitisers - These will be available on each table and on entry to the Club.

Bridgemates - At the table, only the scorer will handle the Bridgemate handset – showing the score entered to the opponents.

Bidding Boxes - Members are advised to keep the same bidding box when moving from table to table

Bridge Movement - Whenever possible the bridge movement will minimise moving around the Club e.g., Mitchell movement.

Ventilation - Windows and doors will be kept open and so we advise members to sit away from potential draughty areas if they are sensitive to the cold.

Refreshments - Drinks will be available from the serving hatch but we will require members to avoid bunching together and so we will allow time to accommodate this.

Table Money - Payment is taken safely and hygienically using a credit or debit card online or at the Club

Members can bring their own drinks and bidding boxes.