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Congratulations to the winners of the teams event: 

Pat McBain, Dorothy Holland, Ali Iman, John Erdos and Colin Game

with an excellent score of +110.

 

The handicapped competition was won by

Janet Prior, David Martin-Sperry, Reggy Tarrab and Barbara Noble

 

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The Trophies will be presented at the 2018 AGM

 

 

 

 
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Welcome to Beckenham Bridge Club
 
 
  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.

  Beginners and Improvers Information

Beginners Classes

The new course starting on September 18th is now full.

See further details on the 'Beginners and Improvers' tab to the left of the screen.

  

If you wish to be informed about future courses, please contact us at:

beckenham.bridge@gmail.com

or telephone Barbara Noble 020 8658 4825

 

Improvers practice sessions have now finished, but please contact us if you would like to be informed of future sessions.

 

  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)

  Handicapped results

HANDICAPS

A new Handicapped Variety Pairs competition started in January 2017. We hope this will encourage members to play with a wider variety of partners in this popular competition.  The Handicapped Ladder continues in parallel with the main ladder. In both handicapped competitions, the points are awarded as in the normal competition, but using the handicapped result.

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.

Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Calendar
22nd November 2017
Pairs
Director: Margaret Cox
Host: Edward Walker
23rd November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Bettine Dunne
27th November 2017
Pairs - including Larsky Heat
Director: Chris Lamb
Host: David Martin-Sperry
29th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Anne Jasper
Results
20th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
16th November 2017
Ladder
Director: John Erdos
15th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Ali Imam
13th November 2017
Variety Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb
Click for the latest results
Click for the Members Only section
Calendar
22nd November 2017
Pairs
Director: Margaret Cox
Host: Edward Walker
23rd November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Bettine Dunne
27th November 2017
Pairs - including Larsky Heat
Director: Chris Lamb
Host: David Martin-Sperry
29th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
Host: Anne Jasper
Results
20th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Nick Kanaar
16th November 2017
Ladder
Director: John Erdos
15th November 2017
Pairs
Director: Ali Imam
13th November 2017
Variety Pairs
Director: Chris Lamb