Winners of Tuesday night's tournament were: 1st in North-South: Remy and Alain with 65.79%; and 1st in East-West: Jeanne and Monica also with the superb score of 64.06%. 2nd in NS were Mary and Ghislaine with 56.56% and Jenny and Pat n EW who scored 54.89%. Read on for more details. Please note the date of the next Workshop - on Friday 27 March and the next dinner and tournament on Tuesday 31 March are cancelled!!
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The next Workshop starts today, Friday 28 February, beginning at 10.30. Please also note that the next dinner/tournament is next week on Tuesday 3 March and a Quiz is attached to the main article. Don't forget to enrol with Anne asap.
Attached to the In the main article you'll find the results of our little workshop tournament and the answers to the quiz on the 2 Club Landy convention, for those who could not be present.
The next Workshop is on Friday 28 February, beginning at 10.30 with a short lesson on the Landy convention - but just the 2 Club bid promising 5-5 or 5-4 in the majors and used after a 1NT opening by the opponent (see the attached quiz). At 11.15 there will be a BCSH "Souplesse" tournament whose theme is the Landy convention. Please also note that the next dinner/tournament is the following week on Tuesday 3 March.
Warm congratulations to the two pairs who tied for 1st place in North-South - Jane & Françoise and Claude & Dougie with 57.5%. 1st in East-West were Joyce and Jenny with 56.88%, but with only a tiny margin over Nicole and Jean-Paul who scored 56.25%! Don't forget the Workshop on Friday 28th and the next dinner/tournament on Tuesday 3 March. Read on for more details, the results and the answers to the quiz.
The date of the next dinner and tournament (a simultaneous "souplesse") is confirmed for Tuesday 4 February. Please sign up as soon as possible with Ann (). Do let us know if you would like to play but do not have a partner. Read on for a short quiz and explanation of the Blackwood convention, which is the theme of the tournament.
In preparation for Friday's Workshop, please find attached to the main article a short quiz on "Control-showing bids". There will be a short lesson starting at 10.30 followed by a mini-tournament and, after lunch, there will some supervised play or a little match depending on the numbers. Please let Claude () know if you can attend and whether you will also be there for lunch and/or the afternoon. Also attached for those who couldn't attend the tournament are the answers to last Tuesday's (24 Jan) quiz. The date of our next dinner and tournament is confirmed for Tuesday 4 February.
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.