June Club Events

State Open Pairs Qualifying (Red Points): Fridays, June 2, 9, 16

GNOT (Gold Points): Wednesdays, June 14, 21, 28

Queen's Birthday Pairs (Bonus Green Points): Mondays, June 19 & 26

Click below for further information.

HUNTERS HILL CUP STARTS ON MONDAY, 8 MAY

Monday event – Hunters Hill Cup - May 8, 15 ,22.
Red point pairs event – requires registration before the event. Entry on the noticeboard or directly to  the Club website.
Outright winners must be financial members of the Club.
Director should be notified of substitutes at the first session.
Side game available with the usual  green points.
 
Tuesday nights – State Open Pairs    Starts  May 9, 16, and 23
A red point qualifying event and an extra $2 per player each night.
Director should be notified of substitutes before the start of play.
No side game.

ANZAC DAY and DAVID BEAUCHAMPS' NEXT LESSON

Bridge is on as normal on Tuesday, Anzac Day - both supervised and the regular duplicate session at 7pm.

You're running out of time to sign up for David Beauchamps' lesson on 'Reverse Bids on Wednesday, 26 April at 10am. Read the attachment for details. E-mail csheldrake@bigpond.com to make a booking.

EASTER HOLIDAYS

Duplicate sessions will run as normal on both Good Friday & Easter Monday.

PETER GILL'S ACHIEVEMENTS IN USA

Peter stars again with a 4th place in the recent Kay Platinum Pairs at the American Nationals in Kansas City. This event is one of three World Championship Pairs Events in which all the big names from around the world compete. Peter partnered a US player, Adam Wildavsky, with a system "card" comprising almost 30 pages. Congratulations, Peter.

WHAT'S ON IN APRIL

Please click on the attachment below for full details of our events in April. In summary:
Monday 3 April - red points
Tuesdays 4 & 11 April - Last 2 weeks of State Mixed Pairs Qualifying
Wednesdays 12 & 19 April - bonus greens
Fridays 28 April and 5 & 12 May - Friday teams

FAREWELL

The Club is sad to say farewell to two of our longstanding members. For many years, sisters Lorraine Coates & Jo Reid have greeted all opponents at their table with friendliness & good grace. They will be missed.

LADIES GOING PLACES

An exciting event will be hosted at our club on Tuesday 28 February.
As part of her Ladies Going Places programme, Liz Sylvester has arranged a talk by Matthew Thompson, a member of the 2017 Australian Open Team. The talk will precede the usual duplicate game & is open to everyone. There is also an opportunity to play with Matthew or Peter Gill on the evening. Please see the attachment below for full details.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday Summer Pairs (red points)- Friday 17 February
State Mixed Pairs (red points) - Mondays 6, 13 & 20 March
- Tuesday nights 28 March, 4 & 11 April
Summer Pairs (bonus greens) - Wednesdays 8, 15, 22 March
Please note that advance registration may be required for the State Mixed Pairs - please see noticeboard

DAVID BEAUCHAMP is back on Wednesday, 22 March, 10am-12.15pm. The topic is The Losing Trick Count & Hand Evaluation. Cost is $15/person. Sign on for the lesson either on the noticeboard or directly to csheldrake@bigpond.com

AUSTRALIA DAY PAIRS

Our first event for the year was won by Mary Atkinson & Peter Campbell. Congratulations.
Runners up were Trish Whitton & Mike Bush in 2nd place & Barbara Shepherd & Keith Van Klink in 3rd.
Thank you everyone who participated & special thanks to Brian Soutter, our director.

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