Friday Lesson - Combining Your Chances

This week Friday at 9.30am,  join Mike at East Lindfiled for a free 30 minute lesson before the 10.00am duplicate.

The lesson is on Combining your chances. We will be looking at your best line of play and your best chance to succeed.

-  Plan Ahead
-  Knock Out the Ace
-  Two Finesses
-  Avoidance Plays
-  Preserving a Chance
-  Hidden Chances

This is a fantastic lesson and everyone will get something out of this. Suitable for all levels of players (Open, Restricted and Rookie).

So join Mike this Friday 9.30am East Lindfield. No partner - no problem. Just come along and you will get a game.

Friday Lesson - What are the Odds?

This Friday at East Linfield 9.30am, join Mike for his free lesson, followed by the Duplicate at 10.00am.

This weeks lesson is:

Going with the Odds

This will cover Finessing Odds, Suit Breaks, Finesse or Suit Break, Multiple Chances, Enemy Information, Restricted Choice.....

You will get a great deal out of this half hour. It is suitable for all levels of players - everyone gets notes.

No partner no problem - just come along and you will get a game.

NSBC November Newsletter

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There's a huge amount of informative content in the latest Club Newsletter. A big Thank You to Kevin Davies and Kay Moyes - this month's joint editors - for all their hard work.

November Newsletter

Melbourne Cup 2018

A fun day was had at both Club Willoughby and East Lindfield venues. Hat parade, lunch, cup sweeps and even some bridge!

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                                  Hat Parades at Club Willoughby

                    
Margaret Owen and Sunny Pang           1st NS    
Bruce Daglish and Frances Garrick       1st EW      (Open CW)

Elaine Dignan and Jill Hagley                 1st NS    
Les Varadi and Eva Shand                      1st EW      (Open EL)

Fiona Russell and Sue Morgan                1st N/S     
Jackie Choules and Georgie Serventi    1st E/W    (Rookie CW)

Women's Hat winner:    Eve Erickson           CW
Men's Hat winner:          Geoff West              CW

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Free Friday Lesson with Mike

This week Friday at 9.30am,  join Mike at East Lindfiled for a free 30 minute lesson before the 10.00am duplicate.

This week the lesson is on Slam Bidding Judgment

  • Learning how to value shortages. 
  • Valuing your points. 
  • How many points do we need for a slam.

This is a fantastic lesson and everyone will get something out of this. Suitable for all levels of players (Open, Restricted and Rookie).

So join Mike on Friday 9.30am East Lindfield. No partner - no problem. Just come along and you will get a game.

2018 Spring Matchpoint Pairs

2018 spring pairs

The results from this 3-week event were calculated from the participants' two best scores.

The Winners were Wenjie Liu and Ming Xie on 58.2%.

Runners Up were Mary O'Toole and Tina Strickland on 57.5%

October Monthly Winners

The results for the October Monthly Winners competition have now been calculated.

Every session at both Club Willoughby and East Lindfield resulted in a winner for the month of October. This will continue each month for the rest of the year.

Check out how you went during October:

                               East Lindfield October Results - Click Here

                               Club Willoughby October Results - Click Here

Free Friday Lesson - Pre-empts

This week Mike will be giving a great, free lesson for all players at East Lindfield. The topic is "Pre-emptive Bids".

Responding, Opening and counting your tricks - and how many tricks does partner show.

There will be lots of information for players of all levels, so please come along this Friday 9.30am for the 30 minute lesson. Everyone gets notes to take home.

No partner? No problem! Just come along and you will get a game.

Success at Spring Nationals

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Congratulations to NSBC members Craig Mietzke and Denis Kristanda (on the right in photo) who were part of the winning team in the Two-Men-and-a-Truck Restricted Teams event at the Spring Nationals.

The Runners up were all NSBC members: Kit MEYERS - Kerry RYMER - Fiona FAWCETT - Catherine ELSE.

Friday Lesson at East Lindfield - Splinters

While Mike is at the Sydney Spring Nationals for the next two weeks, the Free Friday lesson wil be conducted by Sue Crompton. This week's lesson will be on Splinters - showing trump support and a shortage. It's a great tool for bidding slams and staying out of bad slams.

The lesson starts at 9:30am and is followed at 10am by the usual duplicate pairs. All welcome.