DAVID BEAUCHAMP ON DOUBLES

David's next lesson is on Wednesday 12 October at 10.00am.
The topic is doubles - when to double & what does it mean? This is a difficult area & one on which we expect David to shed much light. It is appropriate for all levels of player (except perhaps the very experienced congress players).
The cost is $15. Advance registrations would be appreciated so that we can give David some idea of numbers. Registration can be made via the Club noticeboard or to csheldrake@bigpond.com.

OCTOBER EVENTS

The Henley Pairs & the Under 100 MPs events are coming up in October.
PLEASE NOTE the change of start date for the Henley Pairs due to the October long weekend. This three week even will now commence on Monday 10th October, NOT 4th October as previously advised.
For further details of the events, please click on the attachment below.

2016 HUNTERS HILL CONGRESS RESULTS

The winners were:
Open Teams: Margaret Gidley-Baird, Charles Klassen, Margaret Klassen, Titus Ling

Restricted Teams: Lynne Richardson, Richard Sheldrake, Therese Duggan, Ginny Kuffer

Novice Teams: Sarah Kelsey, Wendy Hawker, Lyn Gerathy, Marian Johnston

Best Unplaced Hunters Hill Team: Parveen Rayani, Jamal Rayani, Joseph So, Lyn Mallesch

Winners of Free Entry to Canberra Congress 2017 Rising Stars Unders 50 MPs Pairs Event: Emer Noone & Paula Nigem; Therese Duggan & Ginny Kuffer

Congratulations to all the Winners. Hunters Hill players starring in all events!!

Thanks you to all the helpers & those who donated for the catering. It was a great day.

Congratulations to Di Connors as the convenor.

THE UNDER 100MPs RED POINTS EVENT

We're excited to be able to offer our less experienced players the opportunity to earn red points. Usually, these can only be earned by playing in Club red point events & Congresses. In the case of the former, less experienced players are pitched against those who have been playing much longer. In the latter case, even where novice & restricted competitions are offered, there is still the inconvenience of having to travel to another venue.
The State Under 100 Masterpoints (the UHMP) Championships is an initiative of the Australian Bridge Federation to offer players with less than 100 MPs the chance to compete against those who are similarly experienced.

The good news is that members don't have to do anything except pay an extra $2 (payable to the NSWBA) & register to play. The event will be held on Monday October 10 as part of our usual Monday duplicate.
If you do well, there will also be a chance to compete & earn even more red points in the finals, which will be held at the North Shore Bridge Club at Willoughby. There is, however, no obligation to do so.
If you would like to register, please email Keith at keithvk3@bigpond.com or enter your name on the sign-up sheet on the noticeboard.

CAROLYN MOLLOY

Congratulations to Trish Whitton & Mike Bush for winning the Carolyn Molloy Pairs.
Runners up on 2nd place were Rosemary Millar & Toni Alexander & 3rd place were Mitch Dowling & Tim Cregan.
Well done to all place getters & thank you, Brian, for running a successful event.

Harry Houdini

Harry has some interesting statistics for you resulting from a very unusual hand that appeared in the 1st week of the Carolyn Molloy competition. Have a look under Forums to the right of this page.

We now have two supervised sessions each week.

Everyone is welcome.
Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:30
Thursdays 10:30-12:30

WHAT'S ON IN AUGUST

GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS QUALIFYING EVENT (Gold Masterpoints)
Tuesdays, 16, 23, 30 August

CAROLYN MOLLOY PAIRS (Red Masterpoints)
Wednesdays, 17, 24, 31 August    

Please click on 'attachment' below for important rules (including registration requirements) for these events.

New Forum Topic

George Gently has contributed to our forum with a slam story. Have a look under "Wednesday 20 July".

Frank Flunker

We have a new contributor to our forum. Check out Frank's column under the heading Wednesday 13 July on the right.

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