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  Hints and Tips For Playing on realbridge

  • Close any other program that maybe using your camera and microphone SKYPE, ZOOM etc
  • Refresh your browser on a regular basis to prevent your screen "freezing”:
    • Your name will appear in a grey band at the bottom of the screen
    • To the RHS of your name is a circle with 2 arrows around the edge
    • Press this fairly often to refresh your browser.
  • Change the default Settings:
    • select the grey “cog” in the bottom right-hand corner
    • The default card display is a little small – select a larger card by changing “Display Style” to “Simplified Cards

 

  Hints and Tips For Playing on BBO

  • Self-alert and self-explain conventional bids by clicking the ALERT button before you make a bid. Your partner does not see your alerts
  • You can ask about opponents’ bids by clicking on their bid in the bidding diagram. Click once and wait until they type an explanation
  • You can claim or concede tricks by clicking the CLAIM button.
  • You can call Director at any time by clicking the blue “hamburger” menu at the top corner of the table.
  • If you are worried about misclicks, turn on the “confirm cards” and “confirm bids” settings in Account > Settings

Wimbledon Bridge Club - Weather
London, UK _________________________________________
WBC in the Sky
WBC in the Sky

WBC Competions 2020/21

Bill Medd:  Geoff Chapman  

Don King: David Williams + Pramila Muthiah  

Doreen Charteris:  Bhuma Rangarajan  

Jim Reynolds: Michele Lundquist  

Malcolm Willcock: Geoff Oldfield  

Norman Robson: Simon Cocheme  

Peggy Griffin: Billie Stephens + Rosemary Dorey  

Robert Pope:  John Brierley  

 

WBC Super League (Winter): Team 4NT  

  • Shirley Pritchard (c) + Julie Gardiner
  • Inu Kassam + Tony Stone
  • Sandra Grossman + Ann Lindsay

WBC Super League (Spring): Team Haphazard Gamblers  

  • Dominic Flint + Pamela Flint
  • Lars McBride + Sati Mckenzie

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Congratulations to all the Winners

 at the WBC 2021 New Year's Party!

 

    Winners     

WBC Pairs (E/W)

Linda & Rob Retzlaff - 67.57%

WBC Pairs (N/S)

Lis Bingham & David Wing - 66.73%

WBC Individual

Mike Lunn - 66.25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bridge with a Twist
Bridge with a Twist

A witty and informative look at the world of bridge.

Did Zia really go 9 down in 3NT? All will be revealed.

Are  pigeons really more intelligent than some bridge players?

"Amusing and entertaining" Toronto Sun

"Laugh out loud worthy …  hysterical" The ACBL Bulletin

"Destined to be ranked a classic, alongside its prequel, Oliver Twist"

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Tricks of the Trade
Tricks of the Trade

♠   ♣ WBC Teachers Shahzaad and India ♣   ♠ 

have just launched their bridge website where they will be releasing new bridge material every day!

https://www.patreon.com/tricksofthetrade
If you want to see some free tasters click below:
Introduction -  Click here
Beginner Taster -  Click here
Intermediate Taster -  Click here
Advanced Taster -  Click here

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Barnet Shenkin
Barnet Shenkin

♠    ♣ WBC Consultant Barnet Shenkin ♣   ♠ 

Click here for a free short video from Barnet Shenkin about bidding and defence.

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Wimbledon Bridge Club - Visitors and Members welcome at all sessions - Please call on 0208 947 0147 for any queries

♣   ♠ Sunday Pairs ♠  ♣ 

We have a pairs event (24 boards) on BBO at 14.30 on Sunday the 18th of April on BBO. Winners will represent WBC in Surrey’s Mary Edwards Cup on 2nd May 

♣   ♠ Improve Your Game ♠  ♣ 

We have the next free Realbridge session to improve your game, followed by a short discussion by a World-Class player. Mondays at 1030 am.

The session will be open on the day from 10:00am onwards

  • 19 April at 10.30am – Weak Twos - Click here to join the session
  • 26 April at 10.30am – Splinters - Click here to join the session
  • 3 May at 10.30am - Fourth Suit Forcing - Click here to join the session
  • 10 May at 10-30am – Counting and Card Placement - Click here to join the session
WBC Online Sessions

♠  ♣  Realbridge  ♥   

WBC are very pleased to announce 2 new sessions on Mondays and Thursdays afternoons on the RealBridge platform with live video and audio!

  • Start time: 5:00pm
  • Platform: RealBridge
  • Format: Normal Pairs
  • # of boards: 18
  • Who: WBC members and their guests
  • Cost: £4/6 member/guest
  • Must Read: https://realbridge.online/player-guide.html
  • Check you and your computer are compatible by clicking here.
  • The link below will be open at 4:30pm
  • Please insert your full Name and EBU # when you login
  • Just turn up and play!
  • Thursday 15 April Link: WBCNormalPairs
  • Monday 19 April link: tba

For more information on realbridge click here.

Good Luck and Enjoy!

Keep looking here for further updates and results

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WBC Spring Teams - Results - week 9
WBC Spring Teams - Results - week 9

Members' Account Balances

To receive an Email of your balance and statement of activity, please enter your EBU number and click [Receive account statement].
Payments into your account do not appear immediately, so recent payments may not show for a week or so.






 
Learn Bridge - Classes at WBC

    Wimbledon School of Bridge   ♥  

  ♠  Would you like to learn how to play bridge?   ♣ 

  ♠  Email WBC now for further information  ♣ 

    manager@wimbledonbridgeclub.co.uk  

 

♥ ♥ Wimbledon Bridge Club ♥ ♥
♥ ♥ Wimbledon Bridge Club ♥ ♥
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Wimbledon Bridge Club is one of the best bridge club in the UK ♠ 

 WBC caters for all bridge players - We have a session to suit you! 

♠   Visitors are most welcome; please come and join us for a session  ♠ 

  A "HOST" is always available as you will see from the Calendar   

  Bridgemates and Computer scoring together with hand copies ♠  

   WBC offers a full Teaching Programme of classes    

♠   Practice Sessions with supervision for beginners  ♠ 

  Special events are held throughout the year  

   Bridge available from Monday to Sunday    

    Morning - Afternoon - Evening!   

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Results
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
WBC Online Realbridge - Eve
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
WBC Online Realbridge - Eve
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
Calendar
Sun 18th Apr 2021
Pairs Event (24 boards) - Members Only
14:30
Dir: Stefan
Mon 19th Apr 2021
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
13:15
Dir: Stefan
Host: Easter David
Mon 19th Apr 2021
WBC Online Realbridge - Eve
17:00
Dir: Gad
Host: Athar Akram
Tue 20th Apr 2021
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
10:15
Dir: Lars
Host: Hal Hazine
Sub: Wanted
Tue 20th Apr 2021
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
13:15
Dir: Stefan
Host: Sheena Osborn
Wed 21st Apr 2021
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
13:15
Dir: Stefan
Host: Zabena Hasnudeen
Thu 22nd Apr 2021
Online Supervised Dup - Morn
10:15
Dir: Ann
Host: Wanted
Sub: Wanted
Thu 22nd Apr 2021
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
13:15
Dir: Stefan
Host: Bhuma Rangarajan
Thu 22nd Apr 2021
WBC Online Realbridge - Eve
17:00
Dir: Gad
Host: Wanted
Fri 23rd Apr 2021
WBC Online Duplicate - Aft
13:15
Dir: Stefan
Host: Athar Akram
WBC Online Bridge
WBC Online Bridge

WBC Normal Duplicate

Monday

Afternoon

1:15pm 

Tuesday

Afternoon

1:15pm

Wednesday

Afternoon

1:15pm 

Thursday

Afternoon

1:15pm  

Friday

Afternoon

1:15pm  

Saturday

Afternoon

1:15pm

     

WBC Supervised Duplicate

Tuesday

Morning

10:15am 

Thursday

Morning

10:15am   

Saturday

Morning

10:15am   

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Advertise your business here

♠   ♣ For more information ♠   ♣ 

♠   ♣ call 0748 313 7648 ♣   ♠ 

Private Hire
Private Hire

WBC is probably the best Bridge Club in the country. A great venue with excellent facilities to host your Private Bridge Matches and Competitions.

To book or find out more call WBC on 0208 947 0147 or email to manager@wimbledonbridgeclub.co.uk

Going to be LATE?
Going to be LATE?

If you are going to arrive later than 10 mins

before the start of the session,

please call the club on 0208 947 0147 

 at least 15 minutes beforehand

so that you can be included in the movement

- Thank you -

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Contacting Us...
Contacting Us...

♠  Address: Kenneth Black Memorial Hall 

56a Worple Road, London. SW19-4EY

  Email: manager@wimbledonbridgeclub.co.uk     

  Tele: 0208 947 0147    

♣  Mob: 0748 313 7648   

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