Newsletter - 30 March 2017
ACT Youth Team Selections
1st Daryl Whitfield & Peter Schmidli - 2nd Zachary Neulilnger & Andrew Spooner - 3rd Maximilian Mullamphy & Stuart Herring
Seniors’ Trials Results
1st Richard Brightling & David Hoffman - 2nd Ian Robinson & George Kozakos - 3rd Stephen Mendick & Bernard Waters
Our grateful thanks to Bruce Crossman for endless hours spent getting last Wednesdays results out.
We anticipate that this month's Eclectics will be available by Saturday evening (fingers crossed).
For non-ABF members, please note that your previous local numbers are no longer valid. This is a result of our having to do a clean reinstall of our scoring software. We apologise for any inconvenience. ABF numbers will of course continue to be valid and should be used on the Bridgemates .
BFACT is running the ANC Open Stage 2 & Restricted Butler Sunday 2 April at CBC
This is Stage 2 of the ANC trials and the first 4 contending pairs earn a place in the Open ANC trials final. There is also a restricted event (<300MP). The first contending pair wins free entry into the ANC restricted pairs. There are prizes for each category. All members are encouraged to play in this event.
Master the Basics
These lessons start at 9.15am sharp. Please don’t be late. The next lesson is Wednesday April 5, with Barb Toohey at 9.15am. The topic is “Director play-Suit” – Trumping Losers! Stay and play in the session starting at 10.00am.
Supervised sessions, with a lesson preceding the play, are on Monday nights at 7pm, and Thursday mornings at 9.30am.
Ann & Jeanette look forward to seeing you there.
Topics for April-
3rd and 6th Opening Leads and signals
10th and 13th No Trump Play
Further bridge lesson requirements
Please make your suggestions before Wed 5 April.
Put forward your suggestions to the committee in the suggestion box in the Barry Turner room.
The committee is preparing a programme for further bridge lessons for rising stars and would appreciate your advice about what you want to learn and when you would like the lessons. Obviously we will not be able to satisfy everyone; but your comments will be taken seriously.
Another Bridge Session?
Please make your suggestion before Weds 5 April.
The committee is considering opening up another session during the day later in the year. Could you please indicate in the suggestion box in the Barry Turner roomthe day and time that you would suit you as this will help with planning.
Ballarat festival of bridge
Wednesday evening 5th April to Saturday 8th April with farewell dinner on Saturday evening.
A farewell dinner will be held at Barkly’s Lounge and Bar 43 Main Street Ballarat, at a cost of $31.50 for a two course meal, (various choices) plus drinks.
Single entries are welcome and car pooling may be available.
Moruya Bridge Club
Keith Heron 21st Memorial Bridge Tournament
Swiss Red Point pairs event, Saturday 9th April, 2017 at Batemans Bay Bridge Club. Commences at 9.30am.
Bridge for Brains Food for Thought
We still have a few for sale.