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If you need a partner for a bridge game, please contact Barbara Smith on 4948 2929 or by email at lazza.smith@hotmail.com

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2020 Committee

Josephine Most (President)

Judy McDonald (Vice President)

Alan Steele (Treasurer)

Diane Tait (Secretary)

Alan Bryce (Masterpoint Secretary)

Tony Parrott (Tournament Director)

Kerrie Barnes (Welfare Office)

Beryl Jackson (Librarian and U3A teacher)

Gary Gray (Bridemate Director)

Kerrie Stien (Supplies Officer)

Diann Miller (Strata Committee rep)

Hans Tiller (Congress Organiser)

The Club's President, Josephine Most, is happy to discuss any issues you have. Josephine can be contacted on 0434 400 395 or via email at: josephine_most@hotmail.com

Welcome to Toronto Bridge Club Inc
CORONAVIRUS

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION***

Following advice from the ABF, all bridge sessions will cease at the Toronto Bridge Club from today Monday 16 March for 4 weeks when the situation will be reassessed.

Let's all stay safe and hope we are back playing bridge very soon!

Last updated : 16th Mar 2020 06:40 BST
Important Information
Important Information

 The Toronto Bridge Club meets in the Carey Bay Village shopping centre.

The Club is tucked in behind Cellarbrations. There are front and rear doors. The rear door has a ramp for people with mobility issues. 

Whether you are new to the area or just passing through, we would love to meet you. You will be made to feel very welcome.

Click here to contact us

 

Last updated : 11th Jan 2020 01:07 BST
Hunter Interclub 2020

On Sunday 15 March, TBC hosted the first round of the Hunter Interclub for 2020.

Thank you to all the teams who made the journey to Rathmines and congratulations to all the winners.

First place overall and first place in Category B was the Tomaree team of Angela Tilling, Brian Hodges, Daphne Hodges and Kerry Wright.

First place in Category A was the Newcastle team of Christo Moskovsky, Cathy Hocking, Philip Hocking and Don Miller.

First place in Category C was the Toronto team of Graeme Schubert, Charmain Mills, Beryl Jackson and Alan Steele. This team was also the best performing Toronto team. Well done team!

All the results can be found here: 2020 Hunter Interclub Round 1

Thanks must go to the ladies in the kitchen – Cherilynn Price, Kathy Heffernan, Mary Lou Miller, Di Doratis, Janet Falconer and Gail Stahmer who stunned everyone once again with her ‘possets’! Thanks also to Hans Tiller, competition organiser, Alan Bustany for the great directing and raffle organisers Judy McDonald and Kerrie Barnes. Thank you to everyone who helped ‘take down’ in record time at the end of play.

 

A group of people posing for the camera Description automatically generatedToronto Team IV

Category C winners and best performing Toronto team

Graeme Schubert

Charmain Mills

Alan Steele

Beryl Jackson

 

 

 

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Alan Bustany - Director

Last updated : 15th Mar 2020 22:50 BST
Bushfire fundraiser

Congratulations TBC members! Our red point bushfire fundraiser on Saturday 1 February was very successful with $521.15 being raised! This money will be presented to the Awaba RFS.

Thanks to Judy McDonald and Kerrie Barnes for running the raffle. Thank you to the members who participated in such excruciating heat! Thank you especially to Tony for directing and playing.

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Last updated : 2nd Feb 2020 22:40 BST
20 in 2020
20 in 2020

From 20 April each supervised session will commence with a 20 minute revision lesson covering a single topic ranging from bidding to playing techniques.

At these sessions you will improve your game and become a more confident player.

Suitable for new players and those wanting to brush up on their skills.

 

Last updated : 24th Jan 2020 02:02 BST
AGM 2019

On 14 December 2019 the AGM was held including the annual awards presentation, election of the 2020 committee and followed by the Christmas party.

The following people were awarded prizes:

President’s Cup – awarded to Margaret Geddes and Colleen Wilson.

President’s Teams – awarded to Josephine Most, Noel De Losa, John Robinson, and Sue Pascoe.

Club Teams – awarded to Josephine Most, Noel De Losa, John Robinson, and Sue Pascoe.

Spring Pairs – awarded to Margaret Geddes and Colleen Wilson.

Autumn Pairs – awarded to Noel De Losa and John Robinson.

Anne Reilly Achievement Award – jointly awarded to Cherilynn Price and Kathy Heffernan.

Special gift to Pam Ingham for everything she does for the Club.

New Committee

President:                          Josephine Most

Vice President:                  Judy McDonald

Secretary:                          Diane Tait

Treasurer:                         Alan Steele

Masterpoints secretary:    Tony Parrott

Tournament director:       Tony Parrott

Congress convenor:          Hans Tiller

Committee members:       Kerrie Stien (purchasing officer), Kerrie Barnes (welfare officer), Beryl Jackson (teacher and librarian), Gary Gray (Bridgemates director), Diann Miller (strata officer),

Appointments:     Margaret Ingold (Public officer), Charmain Mills (Publicity officer), Ronda Young (Loans officer), Barbara Smith (Partner arranger)

             

 

Last updated : 24th Dec 2019 03:49 BST
2019 Congress

On Sunday 25 August we held the annual Toronto Bridge Congress. It was a great success and thanks must go to so many!

  • Congress director - Alan Bustany
  • Congress organiser - Hans Tiller
  • Raffle organisers - Kerrie Barnes and Judy McDonald
  • Kitchen fairies - Josephine Most, Chris Williams, Kerrie Stien, Kathy Heffernan, Colleen Wilson, Di Doratis
  • Members who assisted with the set up and take down
  • Members who donated money, cakes and slices to keep players full of sugar!
  • Members who donated raffle prizes
  • Lake Macquarie High School for the use of facilities and the wonderful principal Brendan
  • Sponsors – Centennial Coal, Lake Macquarie City Council and Newcastle Permanent
  • Dora Creek Bridge Club and the Central Coast Bridge Club
  • ALDI, Woolworths, Coles, Carey Bay Cellars, Regal Cinemas, Westlakes Trophies, Framing and Engraving, Greg Piper.

Congratulations to the following winning teams

1st Prize to the Lloyd team

2nd prize to the Weaver team

3rd prize to the Weston team

Best Restricted Team – the Little team

Best Toronto Team Unplaced: The Toyne Team (Andrew Toyne, Margaret Ingold, Veronica Antill, Tracey Evans)

Elsie Jenkinson Perpetual Trophy presented to the best Toronto Restricted team: The Gallucci team (Rocco Gallucci, Henry Wellsmore, Barbara Lonie, John Lonie)

Last updated : 27th Aug 2019 23:44 GMT
Hot Weather

TBC encourages all members to take responsibility for their own welfare.

Please decide whether to attend a bridge session based on your own capacity to withstand heat.

On occasion, the Committee may decide to cancel a session however as this decision has to be made on the day of play, it is impossible to inform members in a timely manner and therefore we risk people coming out in the heat to play only to find the session has been cancelled.

We thank members for being responsible for their own actions and decisions.

Supervised sessions

Monday

9.15 am Supervised Play

9.30 am  Beginners introduction and constructed lessons

TBC Accredited teachers

Jack Carson

Beryl Jackson

Josephine Most

Sue Pascoe

Starr Bowkett draws

This concludes the Starr Bowkett draws

March - Nos. 62, 63, 76, 93, 12, 18

February - Nos. 82, 96, 85, 65, 16

January - Nos. 75, 11, 88, 70, 83, 84

December - Nos. 53, 67, 90, 20, 57

November - Nos. 17, 14, 59, 97, 68

October - nos. 78, 69, 87, 13, 56

September - Nos. 19, 51, 77, 2, 61, 71

August - Nos. 73, 66, 95, 80

July - Nos. 55, 86, 72, 92

June - Nos. 58, 64, 98, 3

May - Nos. 15, 60, 89, 1, 94

April - Nos. 10, 8, 79, 91

Club Meetings

Committee Meeting

7 May, 2.30 pm

Local congresses

Central Coast Bridge Club Super Congress

4-5 April

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Tilligerry Bridge Club Swiss Pairs

3 May

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Maitland Bridge Club Maitland Teams

17 May

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Newcastle Bridge Club

13-14 June

Enter here


Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy) Super Congress

4-5 July

Enter here


Hunter Inter Club

Round 2 - Tomaree

12 July


Hunter Inter Club

Round 3 - Hawks Nest

6 September

Calendar
16th March 2020
Supervised
9.30 am
17th March 2020
Tuesday Pairs
6.45 pm
Director: T. Parrott
19th March 2020
Autumn Pairs
10.00 am
Director: T. Parrott
Results
Saturday Pairs
Director: Margaret Ingold
Scorer: Alan Bryce
Autumn Pairs Rnd2
Director: Tony Parrott
Scorer: Alan Bryce
Tuesday Pairs
Director: Kerrie Stien
Scorer: Tony Parrott