The NSW State Indiviual will be held online on the BBO platform on Saturday July 30 commencing at 10am. ALL players are welcome to enter but only those with a home club in NSW will be eligible to win the title.
The scoring is normal matchpoints, but your partner and opponents are different each round. Depending on the size of the field, you play with or against most of the other players. Everybody is playing the same system. It's a fun competition without the hassle of arranging a partner and is also a great opportunity to meet people from around the state!
The RonKlingerBridge.com website has been relaunched and is aimed at improving every bridge player's game. To celebrate the launch, there is a new premium member offer to subscribe for $49 per year (less than 20c per column) up to July 31. The subscription price will then increase to $59 per year. Publication of content will commence on 3 July, 2022. Paid members enjoy the full benefits of the platform, including five emails a week of bridge columns, as well as access to the archive of previous bridge columns from 2022 onwards. For more details, please check out our updated website, www.ronklingerbridge.com or visit ronklinger.substack.com to join.
The NSW Online Pairs League begins on July 7. Players who have any questions about the competition or are unfamiliar with RealBridge and want to check their audio or video are welcome to attend any of the taster sessions we are holding from 7:15pm each evening from Tuesday June 28th to Friday July 1st the week before the League starts. Play a couple of hands, test out optional settings and ask any questions that arise. Club Administrators might like to get on the Tuesday taster to invite others for the later sessions.
The NSWBA has developed a contingency plan if any of our team members get COVID-19 or flu in the week before the ANC and are unable to represent NSW.
We require a list of emergency replacements for the Open, Women's and Seniors' teams. The ANC dates are Sunday 3rd - Thursday 7th July. If you are prepared to fly to Adelaide at short notice, please email firstname.lastname@example.org specifying the team(s) for which you wish to be considered. Applications from both pairs and single players are acceptable. Seniors must be born before 1/1/1961. If required in Adelaide, replacements will receive the standard ANC Team grant to help cover flight and accommodation costs.
If team members get sick during the ANC, we are allowed to use substitutes. If you will be in Adelaide during the ANC dates and are available to be a substitute, please let us know.
The Tomaree Bridge Club on behalf of the NSWBA invites players who are members of a NSW Affiliated Club and who have turned 70 on or before December 31, 2022 to play in the NSW State Veterans Championships to be held on August 2-5 2022 at the Horizons Golf Resort in Port Stephens.
The winners of the 2022 State Seniors Championships held at the Central Coast Leagues Club, June 14-17 were
Pairs: Pauline Gumby and Warren Lazer
Teams: Peter Gill, Liz Adams, Martin Bloom and George Bilski
The team to represent NSW in the ANC Youth Teams will be:
Lara Topper - Jacob Rose
Annie Ma - Catherine Ma
Stephen Guo - Patrick Chen
The NSWBA is undergoing a "where should we be in five years" review of strategy.
Congratulations to the ANC Seniors Team for 2022.
The team to represent NSW in the ANC Seniors Teams in Adelaide in July will be:
Avinash Kanetkar - Peter Buchen
Paul Lavings - Robert Krochmalik
Warren Lazer - Pauline Gumby
The ABF applauds all of our amazing volunteers giving so freely of their time.
This year's National Volunteer Week theme is 'better together'. Volunteering at club, state, or national level is widespread and diverse with thousands of players volunteering every year. Bridge in Australia could not function without the loyalty and patronage of our wonderful volunteers.
The ABF is calling for expressions of interest from eligible youth players for the 7th World Youth Transnational Bridge Championships to be held in Italy in August, 2022.
Further details can be found on the ABF Website:
Congratulations to the ANC Open Team for 2022.
The team to represent NSW in the ANC Open Teams in Adelaide in July will be:
Tony Nunn - Paul Dalley
Liam Milne - Sophie Ashton
Simon Zhang - Wayne Zhu
Note new dates
Entries are now open for the Gold Coast Rescue Events Series 3.
Saturday September 3: Open, Under 1500 and Under 300 Butler Swiss Pairs
Sunday September 4: Open Swiss teams
Starting time for this Gold Point event on both days: 10.00am AEST.
Entries on My ABF
Congratulations to the ANC Women's Team for 2022.
The team to represent NSW in the ANC Women's Teams in Adelaide in July will be:
Nazife Bashar - Kinga Moses
Rena Kaplan - Giselle Mundell
Avril Zets - Helena Dawson