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The Bridge Zone - Broadcast on 24 Septmeber 2019

Proudly supported by NZ Bridge – taking Bridge to the airwaves

Mugs away - at Congress

Coffee Cup


  Send us in an email to win a reusable cup


  Savings are to be made at Congress for the Barista Coffee drinkers

Venice Cup


  Richard Solomon gives us the final countdown


  

Judge Julie

China
     World Champs
     Datum's
     Transnational Teams Event

Congress
     Open Pairs
     Restricted Open Teams

Ta Dah !!!

We make some predictions
Have a guess – again, the Bridge Zone Prize Draw Cupboard is open for each section




Gentle reminder people - Have an awesome Congress

You don’t know what you’re missing, if you not there

Playing Bridge until your eyes go wonky – what could be better ……

Want a call – drop us an email – bridgezoneshow@gmail.com and we will contact you…….     It’s that simple !

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The Bridge Zone - Broadcast on 18 September 2019

Proudly supported by NZ Bridge – taking Bridge to the airwaves

We are in China attempting to collect silverware

Check out the NZ Bridge Web Site to keep up with the play - Results so far for NZ and Aussie

These are what we are competing for -

Bermuda Bowl


  Open Men’s - Bermuda Bowl


  

Venice Cup


  Open Women - Venice Cup


  

d'Orsi Trophy


  Seniors - d’Orsi Trophy


  

Under Alias


  Mixed - "under alias"


  

Ta Dah !!!


  Judge Julie is back....


  

Smacked hand again – be warned this could self-destruct in 5 seconds

Congress could be fun or annoying for some

Don’t blame me…… yeah nah - yeah right

New additions to the Silver and Grand master ranks

Results
     Rotorua Restricted
     Matamata Intermediate
     Howick 3A

 Tips and a Book of the week from Barry  


Want a call – drop us an email – bridgezoneshow@gmail.com and we will contact you…….     It’s that simple !

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The Bridge Zone - Broadcast on 11 September 2019

Proudly supported by NZ Bridge – taking Bridge to the airwaves

Te Reo


  Ki te tautoko te wiki o te reo maori


  Supporting Maori Language Week




 

  Richard Solomon shares his workload heading into the National Congress





     Late entries are possible and do happen
     Numbers are looking good
     Traditions – Do you have any when heading into big events?
     Boards, boards and more boards, editor in chief, chairs and tables, the disco returns
     International presence – Is the Worlds in China having any effect on Congress?
     Inaugural events in 2019, main sponsors, baking, Judge Julie, Homer Award
     Match making – the ups and downs of this duty


 

  Any tips for new players ?
  We share a new Bridge Players blues……

      
  



 

  Do you have any targets, what’s your incentive – food or money or simply points ?

      
      
 


Barry shares a story for one of his bets

 Waiata – Hoki Mai   

Want a call – drop us an email – bridgezoneshow@gmail.com and we will contact you…….     It’s that simple !

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Waikato Bays Swiss Pairs

On Saturday Hamilton hosted the Rymans Healthcare Sponsored WBays 10A Swiss Pairs with 48 pairs taking part - 7 rounds later we had our winners......

 
 

In conjunction with hosting the Swiss Pairs the Hamilton Club ran the Hamilton Junior Pairs with 18 pairs playing two sessions....





















Hamilton Novice Pairs
A small field of keen Novice players completed in a single session alongside the second session of the Junior Pairs competition. Tied for first place were Finn Birnie-Selwyn & Beverly Birnie and Hugh Barton & Alyson Mackey

The Bridge Zone - Broadcast on 4 September 2019

Proudly supported by NZ Bridge – taking Bridge to the airwaves

Congress
Congress is coming.......
     Get your entries in, come to Hamilton, we’ll see you there
     Email us with your thoughts on your form heading in Congress
     How do you prepare?
     Mereana is billeting Leon, a junior player from Christchurch


 

  Results

      
  Auckland- National Pairs, Napier Teams, Levin Swiss, Ashburton

      
 
 

Hero to Zero – Roller coaster rides – highs and lows happen to everyone

Championship Pairs at the Hamilton Club
     Table numbers
     Length of the competition
     We talk about the event – are our members losing interest?

Waikato Bays Swiss Pairs – Junior and Novice Tournament – Great numbers have entered for this Saturday


 

  The Verhaegh Vase

      
  Secret practice prior to Congress for Mereana
  Who take the Vase….

      
 

  ABF Newsletter

      
   Have a read – we give you some tidbits
   They name their Junior Test team to take on NZ at Congress
   Online Bridge – does it affect Clubs?
   How long do you play online?
      
 
 
 

BBO – General chit chat

* Judge Julie rules - Some curly questions this week
         Stuck cards
         Confession – if you revoke
         Dummy – what’s your job?

 
Have a great week everybody  

Want a call – drop us an email – bridgezoneshow@gmail.com and we will contact you…….     It’s that simple !

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2019 Entertainment Books help boost Club funds

Sales are complete for this year but again we thank all members who supported the club by buying the Entertainment Book. Buy purchasing via the Club the club yielded a profit of close to $400. Many thanks again to Judith Brooks for organising this for us. Judith asks that anyone who decides to buy an addition one please talk to Judith on 852 5644 first

Thanks

Acting Thursday Partner Stewards

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We have acting Partner Stewards - Margaret B is away for the next little period when the Teams are running. For this period Kevin & Anne McCarthy will be helping those who need a partner for bridge - contact number is in your Programme Book - DO TRY YOURSELF before contacting them.......

All Blacks in town - September 7

The AB's and Tonga meet at 2.35pm @ FMG Stadium September 7 ALL Blacks

This is the day the Club hosts Waikato Bays Swiss Pairs & the Hamilton Junior / Novice Pairs

There will be street closures in place with heaps of fans going to the game along with fans looking for parking ( the curtain raiser starts @ 12pm so this is an all day event )

So make sure if you are playing or assisting on the day you allow sufficient time to navigate the mass of fans and road closures....... ( Click here to see the map )

Restricted Teams - starting 29 August

The format for this event has been changed - the "Restricted" requirement for the Teams has been removed

Teams are able to be either -

* a regular team of 4 players with NO player grade requirements

* a pair of players - no restriction on grades with these pairs being drawn to make up teams

Any queries then please contact Dallas

Dallas

Swiss Pairs Winners

Hamilton's Wednesday Swiss Pairs Winners
 

 

The winners of the Wednesday 5A Swiss Pairs - Sam Simpson & Jo Simpson after being presented with their prizes

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