Newsletter - 28 July 2016


Winter Teams
Winners - The Crichton Team
Pam Crichton, Ross Crichton, Julia Hoffman, Chris Quail, David Hoffman and Margaret Bourke

2016 Interclub Teams
Novice: 1st Canberra 4: Claire Hughes, Colleen Hassall, Cathy Bywater, Myra Hyland
2nd Canberra 3: Ros Webb, Tony Webb, Ian Rodgers, Malcolm Wood
Restricted 1st Sth Highlands 2
2nd Sth Highlands 1
Intermediate: 1st Canberra 2: Tony Marker, Chris Stead, Chris Tough, Mary Tough
2nd Youth: John Yoon, Zac Neulinger, Darryl Whitfield, Andrew Spooner
Seniors: 1stCanberra 3: Niek Van Vucht, Jeanette and Dennis Grahame, Patricia MacDonald
2nd Capital

Upcoming Events

Teams of Three- for players with fewer than 100 Masterpoints
This event is being held on Sunday, August 28, at 12.30pm.
Please Save the Date

Monday, Wednesday & Friday Nights

Come along and play bridge on these nights. The club is nice and warm. It’s also a great way to meet other players.
We need you to attend to keep these sessions ongoing.

Beginners Lessons – please promote

The Canberra Bridge Club will commence lessons on Monday, August 15 at 7.00pm and on Thursday, August 18 at 10.00am.
This seven-week course cost $70.00 and includes a text book, detailed notes and one free supervised play session.
Please let any friends know that may be interested and have them contact the Managers to enrol.

ABF Newsletter

The July edition of the ABF Newsletter is now at CBC please pick up a copy.

Master the Basic Lessons

These lessons start at 9.15am Sharp. Please don’t be late.
The next lesson is Wednesday Aug 3 with Jeanette Grahame at 9.15 am. The topic is Bidding. So the Opponents have a bid! To make a nice day out, stay and play in the session starting at 10.00am

Supervised sessions

Held on Monday evenings (7pm) and Thursday mornings (9.30am).
Each session begins with a short lesson, followed by duplicate play. There is a set of lessons for these Supervised sessions which run throughout the year.
August Topics are:
Monday 1 & Thursday 4 Card play – finesse
Monday 8 & Thursday 11 Better minor & rebids
Monday 15 & Thursday 18 Doubles & overcalls
Monday 22 & Thursday 25 Responses to NT and Stayman
Monday 29 & Thursday 1 Sept Rule of 20 and Rule of 15


Any member who is paying $8 table fees and has not given their Concession number to the office staff please do so at your next visit to the club. This is Members who hold a Blue Aged or Disability Government Concession. This information is completely confidential.Thank you to the members who have already done so. 

If your partner is going to be away during our rather cool winter let either the directors or managers know and we will attempt to link you up with a partner. The Bridge Club is very warm.