Dear Members,

The committee at its last meeting decided to try out a scheme which has been successful in other clubs. We are aware that some members shy away because they cannot find a regular partner.

On Thursday evenings downstairs beginning this week on the 6th of September we invite you to enter the tournament without a partner.  Please let us know if you intend playing by entering your name on the noticeboard at the bottom of the entry sheet or phone the club by 6.15 to enter.

This initiative can only work if we have a list of volunteers willing to come along ready to play but should they not be required they will have to go home.

Volunteers will receive a voucher to play for free in the club, either on the night, or on any other occasion where regular club tournaments are taking place. Vouchers will be kept in the bar till for you to collect on the night.

Our first volunteer is Fumi. I would be grateful if you could let me know if you are willing to be a spare player on a Thursday evening.  That way we compile a list. It would be great to get volunteers for the following 5 weeks.  We will remind you of course that you have enlisted for a particular evening.  My email address is

Kind regards,