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Notices w/c 14 June 2021

  • Round 4 of Interclub is this Friday 18 June. Good luck teams.

Notices w/c 7 June 2021

  • The draw for round 4 of Interclub Friday 18 June is out. Please see the noticeboard for who you are playing and at what venue.
  • Just a gentle reminder that if you spill your coffee or tea on the carpet please do clean it up.
  • Upper Hutt is hosting an Open tournament this Sunday 13 June. Registrations close this Wednesday.

Notices w/c 31 May 2021

  • Eftpos is available at the club. The machine is in the Directors room on the shelf on the right. If you usually pay by cash please consider using our eftpos machine and mark eftpos on the session sheet.
  • Entries for the Wednesday Swiss Pairs starting this Wednesday are now closed.
  • Next Monday is Queen’s birthday. There is no bridge and no buddy session that evening either. Also, there will be no Saturday revision this Saturday 5 June. Have a lovely long weekend.

Notices w/c 24 May 2021

  • Hutt had a successful night of Interclub for round 3 held Friday 21 May. Thank you to Jill Marsden and helpers for smooth running evening. Congratulations to the following teams on their wins: Junior teams captained by Neil Sargisson & Jackie Upchurch; and Doug O’Halloran’s Intermediate team.
  • Eftpos is available at the club. The machine is in the Directors room on the shelf on the right. If you usually pay by cash please consider using our eftpos machine and simply mark eftpos on the session sheet.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday 29 May 2021.
  • Wednesday Swiss Pairs starts 2 June. You must sign up to play and there must be an even number of pairs entered.

Notices w/c 17 May 2021

  • Our Open/Junior tournaments on Sunday 16 May were a great success. Thank you to Jill Herman and helpers for a smooth running day. Congratulations to the following players:
    Junior tournament:
      1st Pam McLean & Clive Phillips
      2nd Neil Sargisson & Jacob Pilalis
    Open tournament:
      1st Les Gould & Gary Duncan
      2nd Pat Oyston & Martin Oyston
  • Congratulations to Jeffry Craanen & Simon Webber who came 2nd at the Paraparaumu Intermediate tournament on Sunday 16 May.
  • Congratulations to Sue Moran and Margaret Carter who have been awarded certificates of proficiency from NZBridge.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday 22 May 2021.
  • Week 10 of the lessons next Monday will cover the topic the ‘Strong Opening Bids’. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Round 3 of Interclub is this Friday 21 May. See the noticeboard for who you are playing and at which venue.
  • Wednesday Swiss Pairs starts 2 June. You must sign up to play and there must be an even number of pairs entered.

Notices w/c 10 May 2021

  • Our Open/Junior tournaments are this Sunday 16 May. It’s not too late to sign up. Entries close this Thursday.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday 15 May 2021.
  • Week 9 of the lessons next Monday will cover the topic the ‘Pre-emptive Openings’. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Round 3 of Interclub is on Friday 21 May. See the noticeboard for who you are playing and at which venue.
  • Wednesday Swiss Pairs starts 2 June. You must sign up to play. See the noticeboard.

Notices w/c 03 May 2021

  • Week 8 of the lessons next Monday will cover the topic the ‘Takeout Double’. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday 8 May 2021.
  • Our Open/Junior tournaments are fast approaching – Sunday 16 May. Sign up on the noticeboard. As we are hosting two tournaments in one day more baking than usual is required and more helpers. Commitment for helpers is 1-2 hours. There is a sheet on the notices tables. Please add your name if you can help with baking or on the day.
  • Wednesday Swiss Pairs starts 2 June. You must sign up to play. See the noticeboard.

Notices w/c 26 April 2021

  • Congratulations to Jeffry Craanen & Simon Webber who came 2nd at the South Wairarapa Intermediate tournament held 18 April.
  • Week 7 of the lessons next Monday will cover the topic Overcalls. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday 1 May 2021.
  • Our Open/Junior tournaments are fast approaching – Sunday 16 May. Sign up on the noticeboard. As we are effectively hosting two tournaments in one day more baking than usual is required and more helpers. Commitment for helpers is 1-2 hours. There is a sheet on the notices tables. Please add your name if you can help with baking or on the day.
  • The office is closed Tuesday and Wednesday this week and Megan is working from home.
  • It has been pointed out that in some sessions it is getting quite noisy and phones are ringing. Bridge is fun but noise can be distracting when you’re trying to concentrate. Please turn your phone off and talk quietly.

Notices w/c 19 April 2021

  • Round 2 of Interclub was held on Friday 16 April with Hutt hosting. Thank you to Jill Marsden and helpers for a smooth running evening. Congratulations to the following teams on their wins: Novice 1 captained by Nathan Tucker; Junior 3 captained by John Roseveare; Junior 2 captained by Jackie Upchurch; and Intermediate 2 captained by Joan Finley. The next round of Interclub is on Friday 21 May.
  • ANZAC Day is observed next Monday 26 April. The office will be closed but bridge is on and there will be a lesson that night. Week 6 of the lessons next Monday will cover the topic Responder’s Rebids. All members are welcome to attend.
  • There will be no Saturday revision class this Saturday 24 April.
  • Invitation to Wednesday players: Thursday night is holding a “mix & mingle” evening on 22 April and invite you to come along, with a partner. A light supper will be provided and play starts at 7pm.
  • Invitation to all players: Thursday night is holding a “mix & mingle” evening this 22 April and invite you to come along, with a partner. Consider playing with somebody new to you. A light supper will be provided and play starts at 7pm.
  • Our Open/Junior tournaments will be held on Sunday 16 May. Thanks to Gee & Hickton for sponsoring our Open tournament and the Ron Fisher Trust for subsidising the entry fee for the Junior tournament. Note to Juniors the entry fee is $10. Sign up on the noticeboard.

Notices w/c 12 April 2021

  • Round 2 of Interclub is on this Friday 16 April. See the noticeboard for who you are playing and at which venue.
  • Week 5 of the lessons next Monday 19 April will cover the topic Balanced Hands. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Saturday revision is on this Saturday in the playing room starting at 10:30am.
  • Invitation to Wednesday players: Thursday night is holding a “mix & mingle” evening on 22 April and invite you to come along, with a partner. A light supper will be provided and play starts at 7pm.
  • Our Open/Junior tournaments will be held on Sunday 16 May. Thanks to Gee & Hickton for sponsoring our Open tournament and the Ron Fisher Trust for subsidising the entry fee for the Junior tournament. Note to Juniors the entry fee is $10. Sign up on the noticeboard.
  • Inter-Provincial Trials are on 8-9 May to select the Wellington representative team to go to the 2021 Interprovincial Championship starting 20 November. See the noticeboard for more details.