Some members have started to play bridge base online (bbo) with their friends, see the link on the home page and now includes a get you started guide.
Des King our resident teacher is a long time & regular user of the bbo site and will be more than happy to help you get started & show you ''the ropes'' and even play with or against you. His user name on bbo is desking Why not contact him and give it a go!!
Or you can contact Des via email: email@example.com or tel no. 07534 482047
There is also a section on playing bridge solo against a computer on a PC or a mobile device, see link on the Latest News page.
In keeping with Governmental advice regarding precautionary measures to be taken in relation to the covid-19 pandemic:
Wigan Bridge Club is closed and will remain so until further notice.
When circumstances allow for the reopening of the club,
notification will be given here, on the Club web site.
Margaret Wilkinson, Honorary Secretary, 16th March 2020
Notice reviewed, no further update 10th June 2020
Throughout the year
MINI-BRIDGE LESSONS - starting Sunday 15th September 2019 at 7.15pm
BEGINNER LESSONS - starting Monday 30th September 2019 at 7.00pm
ASSISTED/SUPERVISED PLAY LESSONS
IMPROVE YOUR BRIDGE LESSONS
For further details please email
or alternatively leave a message on 07534 482047
EVERY MONDAY AFTERNOON; TUESDAY MORNING; WEDNESDAY EVENING & SUNDAY EVENING
ASSISTED PLAY FOR ALL
These sessions have a number of hands pre-dealt with a short expert commentary to help everyone improve their bridge
At the start, end or even during play you will all have the opportunity to 'quiz' one of our resident experts on any bridge matter
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER of the club to attend these sessions
SPARE PARTNERS are always available at these sessions
Please note: Until further notice the Monday Assisted Session is now cancelled. This may return or move to an alternative time/day in the future. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for the regular participants but this decision was not taken without serious consideration and was due to recent continuous falling numbers
Times vary for each session so please check the Calender page for the up to date start time by following this link https://www.bridgewebs.com/cgi-bin/bwom/bw.cgi?club=wigan&pid=display_future&sessid=373036889197376
This years Non-Expert Championship Pairs competition will once again be a FREE TO ENTER COMPETITION and will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month commencing in April and ending in August, start times will be 7.15pm.. The winners will be those pairs with the highest average score having completed at least 6 rounds of the 10 total available rounds. Therefore if you complete 10 rounds you and your pair can drop your 4 worst scores, so yes, the more rounds you play the more chances you have of winning. This is a Trophy event which will be awarded at the AGM and the current holders are Margaret Chambers/Ray Mann.
So what are you waiting for find yourself a partner just turn up on the appropriate nights and who knows it could be you collecting the silverware!!
Please Note: This is a non-handicapped event and therefore your handicapped results will NOT count toward the final total.
2020 Stage 2 Beginner/Intermediate Lessons will be every Wednesday starting on 29th January and commencing at 7.20pm
If you need any further information our tutor Des King can be contacted on email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel no. 07534 482047