The date of the next dinner and tournament is confirmed for Tuesday 4 February. We have had to choose this date as the school holidays will begin the following week, so please note it down and sign up as soon as possible (). Do let us know if you would like to play but do not have a partner.
The next bridge events are the Dinner/Tournament on Tuesday 14 January and Friday 24 January for the Workshop. The theme of the workshop will be "Controls" - making sure - before using the Blackwood - that the opponents cannot take 2 tricks on the lead even if you have enough aces to envisage a slam. Please contact and if you would like to enrol in either of the foregoing (with copy to )
We will again be using a simultaneous "souplesse" tournament onn Tuesday evening, the theme of which is "Leading against a 3 No-Trump contract". A little quiz is attached. There are a number of signalling conventions for leading in such a case, each card sending a different message...There's still time to sign up if you haven't already done so. For the moment, I believe we are just 5 tables.
Please find attached to the main article the results of Tuesday's tournament. Warm congratulations to Richard and Leon, 1st in EW with 61.88%, and to Anne and Henri, 1st in NS with 56.88%. Very close seconds in EW - Annick and Didier - with 61.25%, and close 2nds in NS - Joan and Naomi - with 55.63%.
Congratulations to Anne Raynaud and Diana, 1st in North-South with 62.50% and to Verzella who partnered Jenny Pratt in East-West scoring 67.50%. There will be prizes for the 2nds in both lines: Michele and John Rose in NS (51.88%) and Pat and Henri in EW (55.63%). Thanks to Ann Jenkins and Alain for coming up and completing the 6th table at the last minute and to all who came to the AGM and/or the tournament. Thanks also to Yani and our cook for the excellent dinner. Read on for the tournamant results and the answers to the quiz.
The next bridge events are the Dinner/Tournament on Tuesday 14 January and Friday 24 January for the Workshop.
Anne Raynaud will be giving a lesson to her beginners' group at the Trèfle Meudonnais at 3pm on Sunday 5 January. She has very kindly suggested that if anyone else would like to play rubber bridge, they are most welcome to do so at the Trèfle Meudonnais too, but it would probably be best to arrange a table amongst yourselves beforehand, the club opens at 2.30pm. Read on for more about the upcoming events on 14 and 24 January.
Please find attached to the main article the SAC results of the Workshop mini-tournament on Friday 29 November and the answers to the Quiz. (The next Workshop will be on Friday 24 January 2020). The next Section events are the AGM and Dinner:Tournamant on Tuesdy 10 December.
Tuesday's tournament will be another "souplesse" simultaneous tournament tomorrow and the theme for this will be: "replying to partner's opening in 3rd position". More details and a quiz in the main article. Don't forget the evening starts with the Section's AGM at 6:30 pm.
The next dinner and tournament is on Tuesday 12th November. Please sign up very soon as possible with Anne (and copy Jenny) as the staff need to know as soon as possible how many there will be for dinner. The next Workshop will be on Friday 29th November.
Dougie Anderson and Ian Cully triumphed in EW with 57.24% with Pat Harding and Jenny Pratt in NS with 57.69%. The next dinner/tournament is on 10th December but before then there's Workshop on Friday 29th November.
The next Workshop is on Friday 29 November, starting at 10:30. You will find a short quiz attached to the main article. Please contact Claude if you haven't yet signed up, indicating whether you wish to stay for lunch and play in the afternoon (). The Section's AGM will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 10 December, just before the dinner and tournament. Materials for the AGM are attached to the main article.
The Section's AGM will take place at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 10 December, just before the dinner and tournament. Materials for the AGM are attached to the main article.
The next dinner and tournament is on Tuesday 12 November. There was a fantastic turn-out this month and it would be great if there were as many tables next time. The next Workshop will be on Friday 29th November and the plan to repeat October's formula.
Attached are the results of Tuesday 15th's tournament. Warm congratulations to Anne and Henri, 1st in NS with 63.13% and to Richard and Leon, 1st in EW with 60.62%; 2nd in NS - Francoise and Alain with 58.13% and in EW Jane and Nicole with 58.13%. (See full results attached to main article and on the FFB site on Friday.)
Two dates for your diaries: first Workshop on Friday 11th October and the opening dinner and evening tournament will be on Tuesday 15th October.
Note that the Workshop on Friday 11th will start at 10:45 sharp, still room for participants to make up 5 complete tables! There's still time to sign up for the dinner/ tournament on Tuesday 15th. Just a reminder that it's FFB Bridge Licence time - at the increased price of 56€.
Highlights of the evening included the top two spots of the Natanson Cup going to the Jacques - Joyce (1st 38 points) and Claudes (2nd 37 points). Anne Raynaud gained top honours in the Tournament with 59.52%, with Verzella and Claudia tied for 2nd place.
Warm congratulations to the big winners of Tuesday's tournament: in East-West Annick Gruselle and Alain Raynaud with 67.5% and in North-South Joyce Jaques and Joan Cosgrove with 60.62%! Very good play too by the 2 pairs who tied for 2nd place in NS - Ian Jones and Jean-Philippe Loyer and Jean Palfrain and Ghislaine Dubau with 57.5% and in EW Sally Buswell and Jenny Pratt with 56.88%.
The next item on the Bridge agenda is the Workshop - on Friday 24th May (see exercises attached to main article). Followed on June 4th by Prize-giving, Dinner and traditional Individual Tournament (a 'more the merrier' event open to players of all levels and great fun). The last event of the season, the Workshop is on Friday 14th June. Please also note that there are 6 brand new bridge tables - so please take very great care when moving them about!
The next item on the Bridge agenda is the June 4th by Prize-giving, Dinner and traditional Individual Tournament (a 'more the merrier' event open to players of all levels and great fun). The last event of the season, the Workshop is on Friday 14th June. Please also note that there are 6 brand new bridge tables - so please take very great care when moving them about!