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  • Bridge Mentors Wanted

    On six Wednesdays, starting on 4th August 2021, Carol Stanton will be teaching more than 30 eager participants how to play bridge. Each lesson starts with a Zoom session where Carol will teach the participants about bidding and play. This will be followed by a session on Real Bridge where the the learners have an opportunity to play hands that embody what was taught in the Zoom lesson. Finally, in another Zoom session, Carol will review the hands.Carol is looking for experienced players to volunteer... read more...
    Sunday, 01 August 2021 by
  • Tribute to John van Niekerk

    We pay tribute to John van Niekerk, a long time stalwart of the Peninsula Bridge Club and a bridge teacher of note. John and his son both died of Covid in early July 2021. Arnie Pool, a close friend and bridge colleague of John, has penned the following recollection of John: "It is with great sadness that we at Peninsula Bridge Club learned of the passing of one of our longest standing members, John van NIekerk. We pass our heart felt condolences to his family. "John loved his bridge and used... read more...
    Wednesday, 28 July 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • Changes to WCBU Policy on Misclicks

    The WCBU policy on MISCLICKS in WCBU events has been changed. Effective 1st August 2021, genuine misclicks will be allowed during the bidding only. Misclicks during play will only be allowed in the Friday sessions for players with a BBO ranking of 2+ or less.At the inception of online bridge in March 2020, the WCBU allowed players to request an UNDO in those situations where they accidentally clicked on the wrong bid or card. In allowing such requests, our aim was to maximise the enjoyment for all... read more...
    Saturday, 24 July 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • New Personal Trust RealBridge Teams Competition

    The new Personal Trust RealBridge August Teams Competition will take place on Thursday Evenings 5th, 12th,19th & 26th August starting at 19h15. Prize money of R2 000 will be divided between “A” and “B” teams.Substitutions are allowed. If required we do have pairs looking to form a team.The cost is R 30 per player per session – (R 480 per team) Pay: J&M Bridge - FNB; Branch: 250655; Account: 6288 2051 388To enter or for further information contact:Arie Ridderhof:... read more...
    Friday, 23 July 2021 by Brian Paxton
  • Changes to WCBU Tuesday morning and afternoon sessions

    Effective Tuesday 27th July 2021 there will be two changes to the WCBU pairs schedule. The Tuesday morning game will be open to ALL players and no longer restricted to players with a BBO ranking of 3+ of less. The Tuesday afternoon games will now start at 13h30 (NOT 14h30 as previously stated). read more...
    Monday, 12 July 2021 by
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