THORPE BAY BRIDGE CLUB
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Christmas Tea 
Tuesday, 6th December 
1 pm for a 1:30 start


Pairs Thorpe Bay Mon 
Monday on BBO, at 7:15 pm


CLUB COMPETITIONS
AND SIM
PAIRS

Forthcoming Tournaments:

Ladies' Pairs
Friday, 13th Jan. at 2pm

Bob Hair Charity Shield
Friday, 20th Jan. at 2 pm

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

 

 

Behind the scenes

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(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 10:10 AM
Christmas Tea

 

Tuesday, 6th December
1 pm for a 1.30 start
 

We'll be selling Raffle Tickets in the Club on the day and the draw will be at the end of the session. All raffle proceeds going to the ONE LOVE PROJECT charity.

Add your names to the notice board list to make-up a table but you'll need to be prompt as places go quickly.

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HAMPER RAFFLE DRAW

A little about the charity and how we can help:

The ONE LOVE PROJECT provides a Soup Kitchen, Food Bank and Mental/Physical support for vulnerable people in Southend - a very worthy cause. If you would like more information please contact Anne Jones, click on this link: Anne Jones

So, after the Christmas Tea and leading up to Christmas, we hope to raise more for the charity with a Hamper Raffle Draw.

Note: after purchasing a Hamper Raffle Ticket, please write your name on the back of the ticket strip and place in the bucket provided. The draw will be held on: Friday, 23rd December at 3pm.

ALSO, CLOTHING AND FOOD DONATIONS WOULD BE WELCOME – PLEASE PLACE IN THE BOX IN THE BACK ROOM:

Men’s coats/jackets, hoodies, jogging bottoms, jeans, jumpers, trainers, gloves, scarves, hats, sleeping bags. Any bedding (except duvets) pasta, rice, tins, custard, crisps, pot noodles, toiletries, loo rolls etc

ALSO, MEMBERS CAN MAKE A DONATION VIA A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD ON THIS LINK: - XMAS CHARITY

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          10:10 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.

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(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 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: Danny
Scorer: Danny
Friday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Dennis
Wednesday Afternoon
1:30 pm
Director: Dennis
Scorer: Sabine
Wednesday Evening
7:15 pm
Director: Richard
Scorer: Richard
Calendar
6th Dec 2022
Christmas Tea
1 for 1:30 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Danny
7th Dec 2022
Wednesday Afternoon
1:30 pm
Director: Dennis
Scorer: Dennis
7th Dec 2022
Wednesday Evening
7:15 pm
Director: Richard
Scorer: Danny
7th Dec 2022
Wednesday Lesson
10:10 am
Director: Danny
Scorer: Richard
9th Dec 2022
Friday Afternoon
2:00 pm
Director: Danny
Scorer: Dennis
Club Christmas and New Year Opening

 Christmas and New Year 

FRIDAY, 23rd DECEMBER  2 pm OPEN
(Drinks at 1.30 pm and at Tea Break mince
pies and Hamper Raffle Draw)

CLOSED FROM MONDAY TO THURSDAY
26th, 27th, 28th and 29th DECEMBER

FRI,  30th DECEMBER 2 pm OPEN

MON, 2nd JANUARY    2 pm OPEN
MON, 2nd JANUARY 7.15 pm  BBO to run

WED, 4th JANUARY      NO LESSON
WED, 4th JANUARY  1.30 pm  OPEN
WED, 4th JANUARY  7.15 pm  OPEN

Then back to normal

CHILDREN IN NEED RESULTS


CHILDREN IN NEED SIM PAIRS
Friday, 11th November

We had a great turnout for this tournament and together we raised £300 for the Children in Need charity. 
Many congratulations to the following for their overall results:

1st  Linda Moran & Nikki Headland
2nd Bernie Hunt & Alan Cohen
5th  Eileen Wilson & Dennis Wilson

To view the overall nationwide results, click on this LINK  

To view the commentary PDF, click on this LINK

 

Thanks again for your support.

 

Restricted Pairs Competition


Restricted Pairs

Wednesday, 9th November
For NGS grades of 9 and below

We had a great turn-out and the winners with an impressive score of 67.01% are:

Colin Sinclair and Zvi Klemer
 

Wednesday Morning Lessons 10:10 am

Danny, Richard and the team look forward to seeing you.
To prepay, click
on WEDNESDAY LESSON

For more information contact us HERE

 

Want to Keep Warm...

Thanks to Audrey for the cartoon and congratulations
on the recent front page of the EBU Bridge Magazine

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