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ZOOM TEACHING SESSION

Peter Dawes is hosting a weekly bridge lesson via zoom . No need to book -just drop in on the day. if you would like notice of the link please contact Janet O'Brien at obrien-jm@outlook.com 

ALAN PLANT TROPHY 2020

Congratulations to Jean Lowe and Ray Harper.

Brilliant result.

 

SCBA Events

Provisional County Calender 

for the coming events

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AXE VIRTUAL BRIDGE CLUB

Wedmore, Cheddar and Winscombe bridge clubs have formed the Axe Virtual Bridge Club to play on Bridge Base Online on Wednesday evenings from 7 pm to about 9 pm.  For full details please click here.

For the current situation in Axe VBC competitions click the following inks: Individual, Pairs, Masterpoints

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

On behalf of your committee, it is with regret because of the dangers of Covid-19, we have decided, along with Government guidelines, to suspend the playing of bridge at the Winscombe Community Centre until further notice.

We will monitor the situation continuously and be in touch to let you know when we expect to resume play.

 

For those clubs seeking advice please refer to that given by the EBU here.

WINSCOMBE MOVE TO THURSDAY AFTERNOON

When we are able to return to playing 'face to face' at the community Centre the club's duplicate session will move from a Friday evening to Thursday afternoon - time to be advised.

Situated midway between Weston-super-Mare and Cheddar in North Somerset, we are always pleased to see bridge players, whether members or visitors, and try to ensure a varied programme to suit all standards. Winscombe Bridge Club is affiliated to Somerset Contract Bridge Association and hence to the English Bridge Union. Our premises are at the Winscombe Community Centre where there is ample free parking. Free refreshments are available at all our sessions.

Duplicate Bridge

  • Thursday  afternoon, time TBA
  • Boards are computer dealt with print-outs available at end of session
  • Electronic table-top scoring with results shown on screen at end of session
  • Results emailed to participants on conclusion of the final board
  • The club has nine major championships each year with trophies presented at the Christmas party

Social Bridge

  • Afternoon and time to be advised; just turn up and we’ll provide a partner if you don’t have one

My Learning to play

  • Three EBU associate teachers at the club
  • Each year we start a new two year EBU course

Club membership is inexpensive and you qualify to enter the club competitions and become eligible to represent the club at County events. Again, please come along to enjoy the bridge in a friendly atmosphere with players of all abilities and if you want to know more contact: obrien-jm@outlook.com

Trophy Winners 2019
  • Championship Teams
  • Handicap Pairs
  • Head to Head Teams
  • Championship Pairs
  • Spring Pairs
  • Victor Ludorum
TROPHY/COMPETITION WINNERS 2019
TROPHY/COMPETITION WINNERS 2019

SPRING PAIRS 2019

Cath & Roger Preston 

HEAD TO HEAD TEAMS

Gillian Toogood & Wendy Miller, Barbara Biggin & Anne Skinner

HANDICAP PAIRS

Di Askwith & Sarah Berry

HANDICAP TEAMS

John Cockram & Dave Lambert, Daphne Greatorex & Rachael Brown

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

Mike & Janet O'Brien, Jean Lowe & Ray Harper

CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRS

Gillian Toogood & Jean Lowe

AUTUMN PAIRS

Barbara Biggin & Anne Skinner

POPLE CUP

Jackie & Stephen Banks, Di Askwith & Bob Williams

VICTOR LUDORUM 

Ray Harper

NOVICE PAIRS 

Giselle Pirie & Pam Roots

John Cooper & Ray Cole

 

 

 

. LOU HOBHOUSE BRIDGE LEARNING BY EXPERIENCE

Tournament flyer.

ONLINE BRIDGE GAMES

In the current circumstances with bridge clubs closed and events cancelled, many of our members will be thinking of playing online bridge. Some will already be familiar with the options below (there may be more providers, which could be added to this list if we are informed of them) but here is some information to help those who do not play online, to point them in the right direction to investigate the various options. We will be adding to this as things progress.

Bridge Club Live is a UK based bridge provider (so most of the bridge played is using Acol for bidding), which runs a variety of partnership games for those who subscribe. There is a free Guests room for players to try it out. Since it is British, Acol is the main bidding system in use.

Funbridge hosts our regular daily online robot games, which give EBU master points. Information about them is available on our webpage

Bridge Base Online (BBO) is the largest international online bridge provider. Signing up and playing in many of the games is free, though they do have some tournaments that are paid for. Since it is an American company payment is in dollars and the most common bidding systems are Standard American type (sayc or 2/1).

Update on EBU BBO games with master points.

These have now started and there will be a 12-board game at 2pm, 3.30pm, 7.30pm and another at 9pm.  Each game will cost $1 and you will need to buy some BBO$ in advance.

FIND A PARTNER
FIND A PARTNER

 

To see who is looking for a partner click on 'Find a Partner’ in the main menu.  To register you are looking for a partner, click on 'Use calendar  to find a partner’ and select the day.  Click on 'Partner Required'. You can then add your request to the list, send an email to members or both.

 

 

BEST BEHAVIOUR AT BRIDGE

Asking for explanations and not bidding.

 Do not ask what a bid means unless you are intending to bid. Asking for explanation without bidding could, in certain circumstances, be construed as passing unauthorised information to one‘s partner. If one doesn‘t intend to bid, questions of the opponents, should be made after the auction has concluded.   

Calendar
21st October 2020
Axe Duplicate
28th October 2020
Axe Duplicate
4th November 2020
Axe Duplicate
Results
Axe Duplicate
Axe EBU Autumn Sims Pairs
Axe Duplicate