Meet at: Flavel Studio - Tuesdays 10 am to 12 noon
Contact: David Burgess
Tel: 01803 832108
Suggestions welcome as to how to proceed with this group.
Some members of the Bridge Group have been playing on-line during the various levels of lockdown. Although some sophisticated on-line bridge programs need to be purchased there are some that are free to use including that provided by ‘PlayOK’.
Here you can create an account and then invite partners and opponents to join you at a table. Hands are dealt before bidding and then the play take place. Although no scoring appears at the time (you can score yourself by hand) it is possible next day to revisit your hands and how they were played. You can also see how other pairs performed playing the same hands.
All this takes place with no visual or spoken communication. To overcome this the members have been using a Zoom meeting alongside the Bridge program and so are able to interact, discuss the game and communicate as in any social
session of bridge.
With lockdown continuing and the unavoidable hygiene issues associated with playing cards it seems obvious that online bridge is the only practical way ahead for bridge enthusiasts.
Table money will be £2 which includes coffee/tea and biscuits. Please arrive for a prompt 10am start.
New members always welcome. No partner needed as we can always pair you up with another player and we are able to offer help with play if you are a bit rusty.