Central Coast Novice Pairs Congress
Hugh Makin and Michael Hogan played in the Central Coast Novice Pairs Congress and won! There are results here.
Swan River Champions
Sydney Bridge Centre Directors Matt Smith and Johnno Newman won the Swan River Swiss Pairs. Matt is originally from Perth, and was pleased to have a win at his original home club.
Coffs Harbour Success
The Coffs Harbour Congress was held from August 8th to 14th, with SBC players doing very well. Sarah Carradine & Michael Young won the Under 300 MPs Pairs and Peter Gill & Sue Ingham won the Open Pairs. Max & Kathy Gilbert won the Intermediate/Restricted Teams, and Will & Vanessa won the Open Teams.
On September 9th Will is running a Workshop titled “Better No-trumps Bidding & Play”. Topics include No-Trump Openings and Rebids, Using Conventions Over No-Trumps, Asking for Stoppers and Showing Stoppers, Fourth Suit Forcing & Stopper Asking Cue Bids, When to Avoid Playing in No-Trumps, and How to Decide Who Should Bid No-Trumps. There is a flier here.
The next workshops will be on October 7th and November 4th.
SBC Winter Congress & Teams Of Three Results
SBC’s Winter Congress was held over the weekend, results are up here.
The Teams Of Three congress was a fun day which brought together improving players and experts. Lots of Sydney Bridge Centre’s players and staff finished well. Results up here.
Mondays 10am – 1pm In The City: New Intermediate-Advancing Lesson & Game
We are excited to announce a new weekly lesson and game with Will!
These lessons will run from 10-11am, followed by a game until 1pm, with Will on hand to discuss boards. The lessons will reinforce the principles from preceding workshops, and are a perfect way to sharpen your game. There is a flier here.
Tuesdays 1:15pm – 4:30pm In The City: New Afternoon Game & Special Talk
Johnno will give a special talk at 1:15, then the game will run until 4:30, finished in time for you to beat the traffic home. We are offering a discount for players who play the morning & afternoon game – the second game will be only $7 / $8 / $10 ($20 for both games for Members). Details here.
Autumn National Teams
The Autumn Nationals was held over the weekend of April 28th – May 2nd. The Under Life Masters Teams was won by Sydney Bridge Centre members Wing Roberts and John Rogers, with Cynthia Brinkman and Terry Healey from Adelaide.
Sydney Bridge Centre State Champions!
The State Restricted and Novice Pairs were held over the weekend of April 23rd & 24th. The winners of both divisions are from Sydney Bridge Centre! Congratulations to Paul Roach & Ken Cahill (Novice) and Matt Smith & Richard McAuliffe (Restricted).
Bridge For Brains Charity Day!
This Monday morning, May 2nd, Sydney Bridge Centre is hosting a Bridge For Brains Research Charity Day. Anyone coming to those sessions will be able to make a donation to the Neuroscience Research Foundation.
Vanessa and Will