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Welcome to Burnham Bridge Club
Spring Dates for your Diary
Spring Dates for your Diary

 

On Bank holiday Monday 28th May we will be holding our usual duplicate session.  Visitors are welcome, and a host will be available if you are without partner. 

Our next seminar takes place on Monday 4th June, details of the subject will be advised in due course.  The half-hour seminar starts promptly at 18.45, it's free and open to all. We operate a hosting system, so you don't need to come with a partner if you want to stay on and play, which we hope you will.

 

Annual General Meeting & Prize-giving
Annual General Meeting & Prize-giving

The AGM this year is on Monday, June 11th starting at 19:00 followed by the Prize-giving for winners of the 2017 - 2018 competitions.  Holders of the trophies are requested to return them to Steve Lee as soon as possible.

 Any member wishing to propose a motion to be discussed at a General Meeting should provide written notice of the motion to the Secretary (e-mail to dalec@btinternet.com) no later than one week prior to the date ofthe meeting.

Annual subscriptions are now overdue. If you haven't yet paid, please form an orderly queue to give your £10 to Eva Wallen, our membership secretary. It is regretted that Euros can no longer be accepted. 
 

Berks & Bucks CBA Events

 

Burnham members have featured in many of the Berks & Bucks CBA competitions of the 2017-2018 season:

  • Charles Chisnall & David Owen won the Swiss Pairs for the Denys Jenkins trophy on 1st October 2017, with Nigel Wolfendale & Callum McKail in 2nd place
  • Nigel Wolfendale & Dick Davey won the Jarrett Cup in the Butler Pairs event on 12th November 2017, closely followed by David Beever & Bob Holder
  • Bill Godenzie & Charles Chisnall, David Owen & Evelyn Crossley won the  Mixed Swiss Teams for the Carole Mueller Trophy event on 3rd December 2017, with Joan Murphy & Bob Holder, playing with Dick Davey & Ed Scerri in 2nd place, and Eva Wallen & David Beever, Graham & Sue Dickens in 3rd place!
  • Liz Hayton & Steve Lee won the Mixed Pairs Cup in the Butler Pairs event on 29th April 2018, closely followed by Paula Hopkinson & Nigel Wolfendale.
  • David Herod & Nigel Lancaster finished in 3rd place in the Final of the Waller Bowl held on 13th May 2018.

 

League of Eight
 
At the end of the B&B CBA League of 8 2017/18 season our "A" team finished in 3rd place of Division 1, winning 6 and losing 2 matches with 1 match drawn. Similarly Burnham "B" finished 3rd in  Division 2, winning 6 and losing 3 matches.   Burnham C had a difficult year in Division 2 and hence will be playing in Division 3 for the 2018/19 season.
 
 
About Burnham Bridge Club
About Burnham Bridge Club

We have twice weekly sessions of good standard Duplicate Bridge at the very attractive South Bucks Bridge Centre - a purpose-converted 16th Century barn in its own grounds, between Beaconsfield, Maidenhead and Slough 

Our main session is at 7.30 every Monday evening, when we play Pairs, except Teams of Four on the third Monday each month except when this is a bank holiday.  A host is available to play with anyone without a partner on Pairs evenings.

We use Bridgemates, for instant scoring, with current scores displayed on a large screen.  Hand records and results print-outs are available within a few minutes of the end of every session. 

Several teams from the Club compete in the Berks and Bucks League of 8, with the A team in the first division.  We also encourage less experienced players and hold monthly free seminars before the start of an evening session.

Monday Night Host

A host is available for all Monday evening Duplicate Pairs sessions,
so anyone coming along without a partner is guaranteed a game.  This service may be used by any player not more than 6 times in a calendar year.

This does not apply for teams evenings or special events- check the calendar

 

 

Results
Burnham Teams Session 1
Duplicate Pairs - seminar 18:45
Director: Sue and Graham
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Sue and Graham
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Sue and Graham
Duplicate Pairs
Director: David
Teams
Director: David
Calendar
Mon 28th May 2018
Duplicate Pairs - Bank Holiday
Director: Malcolm & Pat
Mon 4th Jun 2018
Duplicate Pairs - Seminar 18:45
Director: Nigel
Mon 11th Jun 2018
Duplicate Pairs -- AGM & Prize-giving 19:00
Director: SUe & Graham
Mon 18th Jun 2018
Teams
Director: David
Mon 25th Jun 2018
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Malcolm & Pat
Mon 2nd Jul 2018
Duplicate Pairs - Seminar 18:45
Director: Nigel