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Calendar of Events for 2013

Club Red Point Events

Red Points are awarded at the following Matchpoint events. See also Nationwide Pairs events (below) for the possible award of Red Points.

18 February 1 March
1 April 19 April
13 May6 June 
 20 June 
1 July 19 July
26 August 20 September
  18 October
18 November 6 December

Nationwide Pairs Events

See here for information about Nationwide Pairs events. These are Red Point events in the context of ABF clubs that register for a specific event, with Green Points being allocated by the Club according to local Matchpoint results. Friday and Saturday events will be registered for Nationwide Pairs as follows:

31 May 
14 June 
 6 July
 20 July
2 August17 August
6 September21 September
4 October19 October
1 November16 November
 7 December
20 December 

The Congress

Welcome Pairs06 September at the Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Swiss Pairs07 September at Club Sapphire Merimbula
Swiss Teams08 September at Club Sapphire Merimbula

Full details Here.


Club Pairs Championship

Qualifying: Monday 11 March (Mitchell)

First Final: Monday 18 March (5-table Howell)

Second Final: Friday 22 March (5-table Howell)

Open to all financial members of the Club

No substitutes allowed.

Best 5 pairs NS and best 5 pairs EW from the Mitchell qualifier are eligible for the two finals.

Winner is the highest aggregate percentage total for the first and second finals.

Teams Championship

Round 1 - Friday 15 November

Round 2 - Friday 22 November

Open to all financial members of the Club

A team may consist of up to 6 members

Scored at IMPs converted to VPs

Format will depend on number of entrants

GNP: Grand National Pairs Qualifying

No substitutes allowed.

This event will be run subject to at least one pair willing to compete in all three stages

open to all players beneath the category of Life Master as of 1st January 2013

Stage 1 is our Club qualifier. To move to Stage 2 pairs must be successful in one of the qualifiers.

Stage 2 is a one-day event held later in the year (usually October or November) at either Batemans Bay or Mollymook.

Stage 3 is a two-day event held in Canberra during the Summer Festival of Bridge, January 2014.

Open to financial members of the Club

GNOT: Grand National Open Teams

Club selection, Pairs

Monday qualifying: 29 July & 5 August

Friday qualifying: 16 & 23 August

Zonal Knockout - Teams

Tuesday Nights beginning on 20 August

Open to financial members of the Club

A team may consist of 4-6 members

Format is double knockout with one qualifier to the regional final

Regional Final

To be advised

Other External Events

9-10 MarchBatemans Bay BC Congress
21-22 SeptemberMollymook BC Congress
5-6 OctoberBairnsdale BC Congress

Last updated: 01/03/2013