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The Club Christmas Party and Trophy presentations will be held on Tuesday 11th December.

Please note that the Club will be closed on December 25th and 27th and January 1st.  Bridge as normal from Thursday January 3rd.

The Club Calendar and Host List for 2018-2019 are available to download. See RH boxes.

The Ladder Competition for 2017-2018 was completed in August.  Winners were Malcolm Lewis & Frank Wright.  2nd: Molly Cooke & Colin Mahrer;  3rd: Richard Browne & Bob Jones.  For full results, see right hand box.

Results from the the Club Pairs competitions played on May 29th were:

Mens Pairs:  Richard Browne & Ron Castelino;

Womens Pairs:  Jackie Cooper & Brenda Spragg (winners on a split tie against Ann Balderson & Helen Derry (2nd)

 

Welcome to Ashford (Kent)

Congratulations to Dot Servante who has been awarded the post of Honorary Vice President of the KCBA in recognition of her work in founding and helping to run Ashford Bridge Club for over 45 years.

Arrangements for the Host System

The host system is as follows.  A host duty list will be published but the HOST will need to be activated.  Anyone wishing to play on a Tuesday evening and requiring a partner should telephone Bob Jones on 01233 756362 or phone / text to 07747 860342 by 5 pm on the day.  If more than one person needs a partner, you will be paired up.  Otherwise you will play with the host.  The host should telephone Bob Jones after 5 pm on the day to find out whether or not they are required, therefore avoiding a wasted journey or allowing time to make alternative arrangements for a partner.  As a result, it is expected Club Members previously excused host duty because of traveling long distance or shared travel will now do host duty.  Click to view the current host list.  

 

Directions to Ashford Indoor Bowls Club (Thursday Sessions from April)

Thursday sessions are held at the Ashford Indoor Bowls Club, Jemmett Road, TN23 4QD, starting at 6.40 pm sharp. 

Directions as follows:  From the M20: Exit at Junction 10, then take the southern orbital road to the Designer Outlet roundabout.  Turn left toward South Ashford, ahead at the next roundabout, then turn right at the lights (next to the Ashford International Club) into Beaver Road.  Turn immediately left into Bond Road.  Go ahead to the T-junction, then turn right into Jemmett Road.  The Indoor Bowls Club is about 1/4 mile on the left at the start of Victoria Park.  Distance from the Designer Outlet roundabout is about 1 mile.  Please note that the clubhouse is a large single level building with an adjacent free car park.  If you use SatNav this will incorrectly tell you your destination is on the right.  You may alternatively reach Jemmett Road from Brookfield Road, but there is no access from the town centre.

 

ASHFORD KENT BRIDGE CLUB

 

The Ashford Bridge Club meets twice a week for Duplicate Bridge. Our Tuesday sessions are at the Givaudan (formerly Quest) Social Club, Kennington Road. start time 7.00 prompt. Our Thursday sessions are at the Ashford Indoor Bowls Club, Jemmett Road, TN23 4QD start time 6.40.  A host system operates on Tuesdays but not on Thursdays.  The Club is affiliated to the EBU.  Visitors are welcome. 

The Club calendar of events from Sept 2018 to Aug 2019 is now available (click "calendar" on LHS)
Mick Cowey 3.10.37 - 28.6.18

 .Donations to Kent Ait Ambulnce made in memory of Mick Cowey totalled £585.

 

Men's & Women's Pairs Championships

Result of the Club Championships with highest average over the 2 sessions on March 14th and April 11th were;

Men's Pairs:  1st Andrew Collins & Bob Jones;  2nd Richard Browne & Ron Castelino

Women's Pairs:  1st Margaret Mace & Linda Radford;  2nd Jacqui Cooper & Brigid Lavelle

Host Arrangements

A host system operates each Tuesday, except for Ladder Competition, Club Championships and Simultaneous Pairs evenings.  If there are problems or changes required for your host duty, please contact Nora Hollands on 01233-610440

There is no host system for Thursdays.  If you require a partner phone Bob Jones on       01233 756362, who will let you know if any other player requires a partner.

Calendar
18th December 2018
Ladder
20th December 2018
Pairs
25th December 2018
no bridge
Results
Pairs
Director: Bob Jones
Scorer: Bob Jones
Christmas Party & Trophy Presentations
Director: Bob Jones
Scorer: Bob Jones
Pairs
Director: Bob Jones
Scorer: Bob Jones
Club AGM
Director: Bob Jones
Scorer: Bob Jones