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News from the Bridge Room in Tiverton, July 2021

Host Report by Christine and Stewart MacFarlane We have just enjoyed four days of bridge and socialising in the Best Western – Tiverton.  The staff did everything they could to

News from the Bridge Room on the Isle of Wight, June 2021

Host Report by Rosa Richardson After enduring 15 months of semi and full national lock down, when asked to host the first return to a face to face bridge holiday,

Andrew’s Bridge Tips – General exercise on doubling

Consider your bidding plan if your RHO opens 1♦. If you start with a double how do you intend to continue after partner has taken it out? a) Pass. Too

News from the Bridge Room in Madeira, Feb 2020

Host Report by Pauline Durie It was a welcome return to this beautiful island of flowers. A new venue – The Baia Azul – was friendly and welcoming in a

Andrew’s Bridge Tips – Problems facing a take out doubler after partner has taken it out

Consider these West hands after the following auction. Should you bid further, hoping that game is possible, or should you pass, taking the view that since South has opening values

News from the Bridge Room in Paphos, Cyprus, Mar 2020

Host Report by Rob Richardson The March weather in Cyprus is somewhat similar to that in the UK at the height of summer. That is to say mainly warm and

News from the Bridge Room in Turkey, Feb 2020

Host Report by Ro Kaye and Anne Wright “The food is out of this world” and “I never have been in a hotel with so much to do” are just

News from Refreshers Bridge in Malta, Jan 2020

Host Report by Jane Tullett We had a fabulous time staying at db Seabank Resort and Spa hotel in Mellieha, Malta. The superb all-inclusive cuisine in the main Coral restaurant ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Tenerife, Jan 2020

The Canary Islands in January provide, for our guests, a glorious break from the British (and Irish……oh and Swedish) weather. The daytime temperatures in Puerto de la Cruz were in the 20’s (yes that is centigrade) for our entire stay with accompanying sunshine on most days.