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Welcome to Austenwood Bridge Club
The Club
The Club

The club, which meets in the Tony Graham Room at the Community Centre in Chalfont St Peter, normally has pairs events each Monday except for the SECOND Monday, in the month when a multiple teams event is held.   Please visit the calendar page for any exceptions and details of the Club's special competitions.   

Visitors are welcome and your first visit is free. If you would like to come but need a partner please phone Dory Thompson on 01494 433841. 

The hands are pre-dealt and hand copies are provided, showing a schedule of the makeable contracts for each position in each suit.  The results are normally available at the Club at the end of play and on this site by midnight on Monday.

The table money is £2.00  per session for members and £3.00  for visitors.   

The club has one team in the County League of Eight competition.  

Delayed?

To ensure we are able to start play not later than 7.30 pm players are asked to be seated by 7.20 pm. Anyone who is delayed must phone 07999 935859 or 07949 719548 before 7.20 pm to ensure they are included. Any pair arriving after 7.20 pm without having phoned will be included only if the director is able to do so without disturbing the movement.

Number One!

Our Chairman, Nigel Thompson, was the very worthy winner of the Individual Club Championship played 18th March 2019. He scored an excellent 70%, thereby outclassing all other 12 members who took part. Very well played. Congratulations Nigel!

Waller Bowl Heat

We were running a heat of BBCBA's Waller Bowl 24th February. 15 pairs played, and 13 were elegible to compete for 4 places in the final, to be played at Windsor Sunday 28th April.

The club will be represented by the following four pairs

  • Amanda & Tony Hawthorn
  • Neil Drapkin & Keith Simpson
  • Ed Scerri & Anders Wallen, (substituting Nancy Scerri)
  • Keith Jones & David Balderson

We wish all pairs Good Luck and a successful April afternoon.

Committee Cup Heat

The teams evening Monday 11th February was a heat for BBCBA Club Teams Final, the Committee Cup, to be played Sunday 7th April.

Good Luck to the following three teams, who will represent Austenwood in the final

  • Grant Masom & Richard Holt and Ian Griffith & Anders Wallen
  • Amanda & Tony Hawthorn and Richard Donnelly & Chris Moir
  • Neil Drapkin & Keith Simpson and David Balderson & Richard Bridgen
Teams Championship 2018

The Teams Championship Final was played Monday 3rd December 2018. Only four teams competed. 

The worthy winners were Ed Brennan & David Horan and Charles King-Farlow & John Marr

With just 2 VPs less, the silver medals were grabbed by Neil Drapkin & Keith Simpson and Richard Gore & Richard Bridgen

Married Pairs and Mixed Pairs 2018

The competition for Married and Mixed Pairs this season was played 15th October 2018. Nancy & Ed Scerri retained the Married Pairs title, (the Flitch), and Syb and Bob Beath were the worthy winners of the Mixed Pairs trophy, (Brenda Bolton), though married, (to each other). Well done all four and Congratulations to you all!

Butler Scored Pairs 2018

The winners of the Butler Scored Pairs Trophy 2018 played on 6th August were Richard Holt & Grant Masom. Well Done and Congratulations to both!

Results
Pairs
Director: Anders
Scorer: Anders
Individual
Director: Anders
Scorer: Anders
Teams
Director: Tim
Scorer: Tim
Pairs
Director: Keith
Scorer: Keith
Pairs Championship Heat - Waller Bowl Heat
Director: Ed
Scorer: Ed
Pairs
Director: Anders
Scorer: Anders
Teams - Committee Cup Heat
Director: Keith
Scorer: Keith
Pairs
Director: David
Scorer: David
Pairs Championship Heat
Director: Ed
Scorer: Ed
Pairs
Director: Richard
Scorer: Nigel
Calendar
25th Mar 2019
Pairs Championship Heat
Director: Ed
Scorer: Ed
1st Apr 2019
EBU Spring Sim Pairs
Director: David
Scorer: David
8th Apr 2019
Teams
Director: Anders
Scorer: Anders
15th Apr 2019
Pairs
Director: Ed
Scorer: Ed
22nd Apr 2019
Pairs. Club open
Director: Anders
Scorer: Anders
29th Apr 2019
Pairs Championship Heat - Sim Pairs
Director: Richard
Scorer: Nigel
6th May 2019
Pairs
Director: David
Scorer: David
13th May 2019
Teams
Director: Keith
Scorer: Keith
20th May 2019
Pairs
Director: David
Scorer: David
27th May 2019
Pairs Championship Heat
Director: Tim
Scorer: Tim