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TEAMS, GRADED, TOURNAMENTS

Special events 2021

The following events are additional to our usual club nights.

FRIDAY NIGHT TEAMS

A new feature introduced to the club's programme is a monthly event on Friday evenings to give members additional opportunities to experience Teams play.  Details are:

1. Eight events to be held on the last Friday of each month from March to October inclusive:

26 March, 30 April, 38 May, 25 June, 30 July, 27 August, 24 September, 29 October

2. Seated by 6.50 for a 7pm start.  

3. Convener is Veronica Hall, 0274660938, no Director.

4. Table fee $5.

5. Self-help tea, coffee or fruit juice.

6. Minimum of 6 tables required.

7. All abilities welcome.  If a pair does not have a team we will do our best to accommodate you.

8. Teams to confirm with Veronica by the last Wednesday of each month that they will be there.

This programme is introduced on a trial basis. It will be assessed regularly by the committee and continuation will depend on at least 6 tables playing regularly.

 

ANNIVERSARY PAIRS

This event is a single session tournament.  Qualifying eligibility is restricted to Club members and past Club members.  Players may choose a partner from either grade.  Pairs are split into three groups based on the strength of each pair.  This is generally assessed on Rating Points. 

Trophies are awarded to the overall winner plus the winner of each group.

TEAMS of FOUR

There will be three teams of four competitions held during the year. Scoring for all the teams events will be by IMP and VP. If any member of a team is unable to play in all rounds of any Competition substitutions will be allowed.

1. Multiple Teams of Four - Monday Evenings

A competition for Teams consisting of not more than two Senior players playing a three round competion for the Mixed Teams Trophy. Each team member must partner a different member of the team in each round.

To be played on Monday 2 August, 13 September, 4 October

2. Open Teams - Sunday (During daytime)

An Open competition with no restrictions on playing combinations, for the Open Teams Trophy. The number of boards / rounds played depends on number of teams entered.

To be held on Sunday 15 August.

3. Multiple Tuesday Afternoon Teams 

A competition for Teams consisting of not more than two Senior players playing a three round competition. Each team member must partner a different member of the team in each round.

To be played on Tuesday 11 May, 15 June, 27 July

SWISS PAIRS

  This event to be held on Sunday 13 June all day.  An Open Competition with no restrictions on playing combinations. 

CROCKFORDS CHALLENGE

This is an annual event played against the Crockfords Club with a trophy for the winner.

This event will be held on Sunday 8 August

TOWN V COUNTRY

Fun day for trophy.  Sunday afternoon 19 September.

TOURNAMENTS

The following Tournaments will be held at Rangiora during the year:

ANNIVERSARY PAIRS - Sunday 7 March - Afternoon.

RANGIORA 5A ALL GRADES TOURNAMENT - Sunday 21 March - All day - 2 sessions

AUTUMN SOCIAL TOURNAMENT - Tuesday 6 April - Morning

RANGIORA ALLGRADES 8B TOURNAMENT - Sunday 27th June - day -  2 Sessions 

SPRING SOCIAL TOURNAMENT - Tuesday 7th September - morning

BABICH NZWIDE PAIRS - Friday 12th November  - evening

ALSO HOSTING THE FOLLOWING CANTERBURY EVENTS

CRC Intermediate IP Trials - Sunday 9 May - All day.

CRC Charity Pairs - Sunday 28 November. Day