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The Bridge Zone

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The Bridge Zone - 20-10-2021( 0:28:19)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 10/20/2021 10:30:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 13-10-2021( 0:28:21)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 10/13/2021 10:30:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 06-10-2021( 0:28:15)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 10/6/2021 10:30:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 29-09-2021( 0:28:32)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 9/29/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 22-09-2021( 0:28:25)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 9/22/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 15-09-2021( 0:28:35)       
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Haere mai... Dip your toes in; Feeling stupid; Te reo with Candice
Published: 9/15/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 08-09-2021( 0:27:4)       
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Stone turns to silver; Dodgy slams; BBO chat.
Published: 9/8/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 01-09-2021( 0:27:15)       
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Congress is cancelled; Call the jolly Director; Kermit's tip is gold!
Published: 9/1/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 25-08-2021( 0:27:55)       
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Zoomin' — The Chairman, Kermit and Judge Judy faced the camera for this week's bridge fix!
Published: 8/25/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 18-08-2021( 0:27:59)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 8/18/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 11-08-2021( 0:28:29)       
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Hugh McGann of Ireland visits; Tips and Bits; and pashing in the carpark!
Published: 8/11/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 04-08-2021( 0:28:29)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 8/4/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 28-07-2021( 0:28:5)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 7/28/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 21-07-2021( 0:28:25)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 7/21/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 14-07-2021( 0:27:47)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 7/14/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 07-07-2021( 0:28:34)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 7/7/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 30-06-2021( 0:28:34)       
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Badminton and Bridge – what is the association? 1 club and 2 club openings - Kermit goes weak weak
Published: 6/30/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 23-06-2021( 0:28:37)       
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Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 6/23/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 16-06-2021( 0:27:38)       
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Wimps, twitches and 3400. Clockwise and anti-clockwise, and the race for A’s.
Published: 6/16/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 09-06-2021( 0:28:36)       
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Cry wolf; Comparable bids and dirty tricks; Racing for A's.
Published: 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 02-06-2021( 0:27:38)       
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Trash talk, poems, last farewell, A's to Kms.
Published: 6/2/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 26-05-2021( 0:28:24)       
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Memories and partnership, New Zealand beats the Aussies 3-2 in the Zone 7 playoff.
Published: 5/26/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 19-05-2021( 0:28:14)       
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Dirty tricks, cheating pricks; Clarity and Arguing.
Published: 5/19/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 12-05-2021( 0:28:34)       
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Who takes advantage? And finishing first is not always a good thing!
Published: 5/12/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 05-05-2021( 0:28:0)       
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Wayward partners, arguments and sasquatch. Hard, heated and hairy.
Published: 5/5/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 28-04-2021( 0:27:3)       
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Mucks ups with an f, screen partners and low numbers
Published: 4/28/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 21-04-2021( 0:28:36)       
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Rugby, Dirty Laundry and Tricks, Spring Onions and... Intimidation.
Published: 4/21/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 14-04-2021( 0:28:43)       
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A confession; Oh Nigella; and fail to plan – plan to fail!
Published: 4/14/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 07-04-2021( 0:28:36)       
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Prepare your mental toughness... Gumboots, speedos and an apology
Published: 4/7/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 31-03-2021( 0:27:47)       
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Toothpaste, Rosemary and Left Out.
Published: 3/31/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 24-03-2021( 0:28:38)       
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Balls... or the lack of them; Dodos, eagles and biscuits.
Published: 3/24/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 17-03-2021( 0:28:36)       
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Albatross, swans and moas... Plonk and winning streaks.
Published: 3/17/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 10-03-2021( 0:28:35)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 3/10/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 03-03-2021( 0:28:19)       
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Larry Cohen and vaccines
Published: 3/3/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 24-02-2021( 0:28:36)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 2/24/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 17-02-2021( 0:28:25)       
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Claim well, hide values and false carding. Mistake free - yeah nah.
Published: 2/17/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 10-02-2021( 0:27:25)       
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Shower witch over plonk; vacant spaces; stiff kings
Published: 2/10/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 03-02-2021( 0:26:54)       
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What’s in an age? Doing the right thing.
Published: 2/3/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 27-01-2021( 0:27:44)       
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No more room at the inn... What's that in your bag?
Published: 1/27/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 20-01-2021( 0:28:9)       
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A competition, a challenge and calendar dates. Today's episode is brought to you by the letter 'C'...
Published: 1/20/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 13-01-2021( 0:27:39)       
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When you don’t actually win... yet you do! Time, fast play and format.
Published: 1/13/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 06-01-2021( 0:28:21)       
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Quiet, hand on the Bible, focus, and plan.
Published: 1/6/2021 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 30-12-2020( 0:28:17)       
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Balls ups, mental toughness, warm ups and shooting.
Published: 12/30/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 23-12-2020( 0:28:22)       
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Glad tidings... and cherish your partner!
Published: 12/23/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 16-12-2020( 0:28:6)       
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Speak the truth, take a chilly bin... and how to load a dishwasher.
Published: 12/16/2020 11:30:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 09-12-2020( 0:28:20)       
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Kermit hits the Bridge Zone; Judge Julie gets a gumboot.
Published: 12/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 02-12-2020( 0:28:7)       
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Euphoria, medication... and number plates.
Published: 12/2/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 25-11-2020( 0:27:42)       
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It’s a bad week at the office for the Bridge Zoners... Mereana forgot to mute her phone, Barry goes for -3400 and Judge Julie sets off security alarms!
Published: 11/25/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 18-11-2020( 0:28:19)       
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Support, substitutes and ham... What would you do without them?
Published: 11/18/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 11-11-2020( 0:27:39)       
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James Bond had Pussy Galore…New Plymouth Bridge Club has A Points Galore. Plymouth International Congress: 6–11 March 2021
Published: 11/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 04-11-2020( 0:28:18)       
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Le mannequin est mort – dummy is dead... et changements de notation – changes to ratings points. We're feeling very cosmopolitan this week.
Published: 11/4/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 28-10-2020( 0:28:17)       
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Cheating! There's been a reported case in New Zealand!
Published: 10/28/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 21-10-2020( 0:28:0)       
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Losers, interference... and Rule of 29!
Published: 10/21/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 14-10-2020( 0:28:14)       
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Claim or concede? Who, what, why when and how.
Published: 10/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 07-10-2020( 0:27:54)       
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Pianos, honeymoons, saying sorry to your partner... All in a weeks’ worth of life at the Bridge table.
Published: 10/7/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 30-09-2020( 0:27:52)       
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Idiots, survivors, grumpy Bailiff? and upset Aucklanders. We may be in trouble…
Published: 9/30/2020 8:45:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 23-09-2020( 0:27:53)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 9/23/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 16-09-2020( 0:28:9)       
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Migraines and medicine – the new Regulations are doing our heads in.
Published: 9/16/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 09-09-2020( 0:27:58)       
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Twits, twats and twots – call the appeals advisor.
Published: 9/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 02-09-2020( 0:27:19)       
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Wrinkle Cream and Bridge... smother it on. What's the connection?
Published: 9/2/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 26-08-2020( 0:26:57)       
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Blood on the floor — Do the maths — What are you waiting for...?
Published: 8/26/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 19-08-2020( 0:26:20)       
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Undies Undies, Togs Togs and Parachutes... Yes. It’s the Bridge Zone.
Published: 8/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 12-08-2020( 0:28:13)       
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Are you loose, a fudger, a deviant? We talk about the Gold Coast being cancelled and the Canberra Congresses under review. Our Congress was going full steam ahead... numbers were looking good... then... lockdown!
Published: 8/12/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 05-08-2020( 0:28:33)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 8/5/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 29-07-2020( 0:27:32)       
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National Congress - we talk about the changes of the programme; accommodation in Cambridge; Larry Cohen, check out his website - Bridge with Larry Cohen; Maze Balls; Judge Julie talks about psychs; That hurt my heart!; How do you dig yourselves out of the trenches when things are going South; Results... Matamata Open and Christchurch Teams
Published: 7/29/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 22-07-2020( 0:28:20)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 7/22/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 15-07-2020( 0:28:11)       
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What is the link between Bridge and Ballet?; New Plymouth features in a Road Trip; whitebait fritters anyone; North Shore to Hamilton, New Plymouth, Wanganui and back to Auckland; tip of the week – it’s all about percentages; our guest interview this week is Bridge expert Larry Cohen; hear how COVID 19 is impacting Larry and general Bridge in the USA; tournament results; Judge Julie
Published: 7/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 08-07-2020( 0:28:25)       
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Isolation closes down National Congress’s normal venue; Richard Solomon shares a smidgen of info with us that it will continue; Larry Cohen joins the Bridge Zone; plenty of people playing Bridge this weekend; Judge Julie rules on 1NT – off shape – with a singleton; read up on the new manual that came out in May 12; Nigella calls in... from Porirua
Published: 7/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 01-07-2020( 0:28:29)       
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This Week...
Published: 7/1/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 24-06-2020( 0:28:30)       
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This Week... Singing Happy Birthday... our 100th episode – it’s here! Welcome Alan Morris, Alan shares with us what’s been happening within NZ Bridge; We agree – the Bridge World is envious of us; Judge Julie racks 50+ shows; Dunno makes its debut; join us in the celebration of the 100th show with caller #3; Spa Town Teams in Hamilton and Wellington 10A
Published: 6/24/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 17-06-2020( 0:28:31)       
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Tears on the Bridge Zone; the electronic movement is making itself know – some Bridge Clubs and The Co-operative Bank are reducing their footprint on legal tender; Hamilton Bridge Club is making available Breakfast before Bridge on Friday morning; Wayne Burrows shares a moment in his Bridge Life and how he coped with personal tragedy; Judge Julie rules on hesitation, her preferred form of exercise and potentially screaming Directors - psychology degrees? We welcome Alan Morris next week and Barry steals a tip from Bob H.
Published: 6/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 10-06-2020( 0:28:30)       
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This Week... the countdown is on… to our 100th show (we have a special guest getting primed to share the milestone with us); we announce the name of our new segment of The Bridge Zone; Spa Town Teams; Anna Kalma; Judge Julie; fantastic news - Auckland Bridge Club , BBO and Patrick’s last hoorah; Wayne Burrows; our tip of the week.
Published: 6/10/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 03-06-2020( 0:28:12)       
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100 podcasts coming up... what a special milestone, thank you Bridge Zone followers – and a huge High Five to NZ Bridge, you rock! Can we crash BBO? Auckland Social Distance Teams; the Take Out Double; Judge Julie – lead your partners’ suit! Bridge world, thoughts and experiences; tournaments may be coming to Hamilton Bridge Club
Published: 6/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 27-05-2020( 0:26:50)       
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This Week... The Seven Dwarfs (or some of them) get a mention on the Bridge Zone; Judge Julie is in the house – Alerting, Hand evaluation, Weak 2’s, lessons, presentations; Socialisation, playing or director, misclicks, BBO chat, CAPITALS is shouting, undo’s; the Litmus test; Barry gets the sack as a Director on BBO; Wikipedia and Patrick Carter – that Knighthood must be in the pipeline.
Published: 5/27/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 20-05-2020( 0:28:33)       
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North Island Pairs, NZB and Hamilton are considering continuing with the event, Dependant upon the COVID restrictions this may go ahead; we talk about numbers, distancing, and very important... lunch; New Zealand Bridge and the Australian Bridge Federation has approached WBF about the two majors tournaments set down for 2021, the Worlds and the Men’s, Women’s and Senior events; we talk gloating or not, holding space for your partner who is offline when registering on BBO; Cynthia Claytoms quizes have a good following.
Published: 5/20/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 13-05-2020( 0:26:56)       
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This Week...
Published: 5/13/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 06-05-2020( 0:28:8)       
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Published: 5/6/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 29-04-2020( 0:26:32)       
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Published: 4/29/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 22-04-2020( 0:28:1)       
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This Week... Zoom Pub Quizes; Barry Jones and Donald Trump; Judge Julie rules on gloating, alerts, chatting and possibility of gaining masterpoints; security whilst playing on line and ethical behaviour; Easter memories; playing Bridge on line.
Published: 4/22/2020 12:00:00 PM
The Bridge Zone - 15-04-2020( 0:27:24)       
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This Week... Have you experienced some hilarious moments? Our fabulous Judge Julie returns to the show - the Judge and Bailiff have been very busy providing Bridge to us Kiwis; Alan Morris confirms a Club Health Check will be sent to all Clubs - Testing the waters on how they are faring during the Level 4 lockdown (please go onto NZB website to read the full version); we chat about 1NT, suggestions when doubled, if you double Opps 1NT, interference; and balancing – who, what, when, why and how; catch you on BBO!
Published: 4/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 08-04-2020( 0:27:57)       
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Thanks a bunch to Auckland Bridge Club and Patrick and Julie; starting the wave of BBO sessions for our fellow bridge addicts; tournaments cancelled; BBO – Bridge Base Online; is it naughty to keep on travelling outside your local bigger bubble? (spoiler - YES!); Weak 2’s and Pre-empts; It’s all about system cards; STATS – Wahoo... 6414 podcast downloads!
Published: 4/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
The Bridge Zone - 01-04-2020( 0:25:9)       
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The Bridge Zone Never Sleeps... BBO Bridge; thanks to Auckland Bridge Club for hosting 2 sessions a day - join in on the sessions 1.30pm and 7.30pm every day.
Published: 4/1/2020 11:00:00 AM