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AGM

Please note that the date of the AGM has been changed to Monday 6 March at 7pm.

We apologise if this is no longer convenient for you.

 

Trophy Winners 2016

List can be found under Trophies on the menu bar

Knock out Teams 

The finals will now be played on Thursday 9 March.  There will also be pairs that night.  

Chris Lamb (Tony Smith, Ron Vogt, Neville Grant)

v

John Penwill ( Jenny Kirkby, Lawrence White, Bettine Dunne)

 

 Maud Kirk Plate

Winners: David Hudson, Bob Manser, Barbara Noble, Reggie Tarrab 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Welcome to Beckenham Bridge Club
Welcome to Beckenham Bridge Club
Beckenham Bridge Club meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Public Halls, Bromley Road, Beckenham BR3 5JE.

There is wheelchair access and a lift. Parking is available in adjacent streets and there is a car park in St George's Road.

We operate a host system and aim to find visitors a partner, though to avoid disappointment it is advisable to contact a committee member.

Players are asked to be seated by 7.25 pm so that play can commence promptly at 7.30 pm and end at 10.30 pm.

Table money - which includes tea, coffee, cold drinks and biscuits, is £3.00 for members, students £2.00, visitors £4.00

Membership fees are £12 per annum.

  Members- Do You Need a Bridge Partner?

If you want a bridge partner in advance for a particular evening, or more regularly, please contact Janet Prior.  Janet will email members with your email address and telephone number so anyone interested can contact you directly.

Important:  Please put 'Partner Wanted' as the email subject.  

Click here to send an email: Janet Prior   Telephone: 020 8650 4037or 07855 409045 (Mobile)

  Beginners and Improvers Information

Improvers practice sessions

We will be running two supervised play sessions at Beckenham Public Halls on 

Mondays 3 and 10 April from 4.30 to 6.30pm.

Each costs £5- no need to book in advance.  

You should have attended a beginners class or played bridge in the past to attend these sessions.

 

Beginners Classes

We hope to start a new course in September this year,  if there is sufficient demand. We are considering holding a class either in the day (4.30 to 6.30pm on Mondays) or in the evening.

It would be very helpful if you let us know if you are interested in either a day class or an evening class.  

Please contact Barbara Noble:

beckenham.bridge@gmail.com or telephone 020 8658 4825

 

Improvers Class

The 2016/7 Improvers course started on 19 September.   This class is full.  

If you have enrolled already, please see further details above left on the tab labelled 'Improvers Group'.

If you wish to be informed about future Beginners or Improvers classes, or have any other queries, please contact Barbara (details above).

 

  Handicapped results

HANDICAPS

 

Your committee has decided that the handicapped league competition, which started in January 2016 will no longer be played, as it attracted a very small field. The Handicapped Ladder will continue, in parallel with the main ladder, where the points awarded will be just as in the normal ladder but on the handicapped result of the ladder nights.  Similarly, there will be a new Handicapped Variety Pairs, starting in January 2017. We hope this will encourage members to paly with a wider variety of partners in this popular competition. 

Handicaps are calculated from the gradings of the players on the English Bridge Union National Grading Scheme (NGS).  In order to have a handicap, each player must be on the club database and have an NGS grade.  The handicap is 50 minus the average of the NGS grades of the pair and the original percentage is modified by this amount.  From now on, the results of all pairs events will include the handicapped scores.  

The handicapped scores may be accessed from the "Handicap” button when calling up a result on the web.  The handicapped results will also be printed out at the end of each session.  The intention is to give everyone an equal chance based on their results in the recent past.  The clearest beneficiaries will be the players whose bridge skills are increasing.  It is hoped that improvers will be encouraged by this to enter more competitions and to reap success.

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Calendar
23rd February 2017
Pairs including Larsky Heat (Final Saturday 25 March)
Director: Colin Game
Host: Barbara Noble
27th February 2017
Pairs Please note AGM is now on 6 March
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Hanan Moss
1st March 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Jeff West
2nd March 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Sandra Potter
Results
22nd February 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb
20th February 2017
Pairs
Director: John Erdos
16th February 2017
Ladder
Director: Nick Kanaar
15th February 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Calendar
23rd February 2017
Pairs including Larsky Heat (Final Saturday 25 March)
Director: Colin Game
Host: Barbara Noble
27th February 2017
Pairs Please note AGM is now on 6 March
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Hanan Moss
1st March 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Jeff West
2nd March 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Sandra Potter
Results
22nd February 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb
20th February 2017
Pairs
Director: John Erdos
16th February 2017
Ladder
Director: Nick Kanaar
15th February 2017
Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb