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Sunday 25 October 2020

Coronavirus: COVID-19 latest


At the Standard Athletic Club, we will keep the main entrance open to access the tennis court but the bar will be closed. The clubhouse will remain open but members are requested to respect the Government Recommendations.
Only outdoor facilities or activities for children may remain open; though the Gym Rom may be used subject to restrictions.
Every person entering the club should use their badge on the entrance door to allow tracking.
Download the application ‘StopCovid’
No more than six persons at a table.
Wear a mask at all times, indoors and outdoors.
The changing rooms are temporarily closed.
Respect the maximum number of people allowed in the clubhouse - 30.
Respect the ‘gestes barrières’ and social distancing.
In general, the Government has requested that people limit their movements to the strict minimum, we hope that members will take this into account.

The members of one of the Club's more relaxed sections, the Bridge Section, can be found battling it out on the lawns, under the trees, and even occasionally in the bridge room.

 

Bridge room
The Bridge Room

The “bridgers” were given a room of their own when the clubhouse extension was officially opened by the Queen in 1972.

Bridge tournament

Tournaments, preceded by dinner, are held monthly, from October to June, for members and guests. Rubber bridge is very popular with players who wish to get together for a friendly game, at the weekend or during the week. The Section presently fields two teams which take part in an Interclub competition organised by the Hurepoix Committee of the French Bridge Federation (FFB) with matches at home and away.

Lessons and supervised games can be organised according to demand; monthly workshops are held for those players looking to progress. The morning lesson, either on a specific theme or using prepared hands, is followed by lunch and a friendly tournament or match which finishes around tea-time.

 

Attachments:
Download this file (Bridge_Licence_Form.doc)Bridge_Licence_Form.doc[ ]75 kB
Download this file (Bridge_March.PDF)Bridge_March.PDF[Bridge Results March 2017]5 kB
Download this file (Bridge_RESULTAT 17.03.PDF)Workshop Results 170317[Workshop Results 170317]5 kB
Download this file (RESULTAT_21.02_PE.PDF)Bridge Tournament Results February[ ]5 kB

Online Bridge

While face-to face tournaments and games are being discouraged, why not try your hand at these online bridge sites?

  1. FunBridge (https://www.funbridge.com/) offers both Free and Subscription ways of playing and has 'apps' for smartphone and desktop use.
  2. Bridge Base Online (BBO - https://www.bridgebase.com/) entirely free.

Bridge News

Bridge News - Playing Bridge safely

The FFB has communicated COVID safe play guidelines to regular (licensed) players. The guidelines are reproduced here for the casual player, who may not have seen them.

Briefly, it is now strongly recommended that everyone wear a mask, that we wash our hands often, in soap and water or with the "gel hydroalcoolique", keep a certain distance from the other players at the table by using a larger table the surface of which can be cleaned regularly and using the same bidding box for a whole afternoon/evening session. Read on for the full guidelines (in French). 

Coming soon

08 Nov 2020
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Junior Football - match vs Le Vésinet
21 Nov 2020
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Junior Football - match vs British School
21 Nov 2020
02:30PM -
AGM (Zoom)